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good morning, america. on this friday morning the pfizer vaccine now teed up for kids across the country. pfizer requests emergency use authorization for their covid vaccine for ages 5 to 11. nearly 30 million kids eligible if approved. pediatrician, dr. richard besser joins us with what parents need to know. this as the airlines crack down on vaccine mandates. when you should buy your plane tickets before the massive holiday travel surge. breaking overnight, financial meltdown averted. lawmakers reaching a short-term deal to keep paying the bills. the crisis far from over as the vote heads to the house. underwater collision mystery. a u.s. navy nuclear powered attack submarine striking an object in the pacific ocean.
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busted. 18 former nba players charged in a multimillion dollar insurance scheme after fabricating doctors' appointments. the latest on the fbi fraud investigation and which ex-player was the alleged mastermind behind it all. the hunt for brian laundrie. his father joining the fbi's search as they shut down a nearly 25,000-acre state park to find the person of interest in the murder of gabby petito. abc news exclusive, the surfer who nearly lost his leg to a great white. how he fought off the shark and was saved by other surfers only on "gma." ♪ i set fire to the rain ♪ adele's transcendent two "vogue" covers on our year of anxiety, new music, motherhood, divorce, her new love and getting strong as we count down to her self-redemption record. ♪
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and it's time. finally for "no time to die." >> bond, james bond. >> daniel craig's final role as bond breaking records and all the 007 secrets huttiitting the screen overnight. >> we all have our secrets. >> this morning, the woman making bond history joins us live. ♪ shaken not stirred on a friday morning. good morning, america. great to be with everybody on a busy morning. >> very busy, a lot of news and some of it encouraging including the latest in the fight against the pandemic. pfizer formally asked the fda to authorize emergency use of its covid vaccine to children 5 to 11. >> that's right. set to consider the application for october 26th. if that agency and the cdc both give authorization, shots could start in early november. steve osunsami starts us off from cdc headquarters in atlanta. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to
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you, cecilia. the fda is promising to move quickly on this and a decision could come by the end of this month. it's what many parents have been waiting for and others this morning are fearing. drugmaker pfizer says it's ready to vaccinate children, and is now requesting emergency authorization use of its vaccine for kids 5 to 11 years old. the shot would only be a third of the dose that's being put in the arms of people 12 and older. like adults children would need two shots about a month apart and pfizer says that these smaller shots prove safe and effective in children during trials. if approved more than 28 million children would be able to get this vaccine. >> protection in our pediatric population is part of the key to finally putting an end to this pandemic. we have millions of kids that are still vulnerable and because of that, we still have major risks in parts of this population. >> reporter: fda advisers will meet on the 26th of this month to go over pfizer's data. if the fda decides to move
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forward, then it's up to the cdc to sign off. if the process moves quickly, millions of american grade school children could start getting vaccinated as early as the beginning of november and that means that many children under 12 could be fully vaccinated by the end of the year. >> we want the fda to go through its process around authorization to make sure that these vaccines are appropriate for kids. i fully suspect that we'll see that the benefit of these vaccines far outweigh any risk. >> reporter: in ohio 9-year-old luke moore has already gotten his two doses of the pfizer vaccine. he was part of the trial and says he couldn't be happier. >> i feel good about it. i really want everybody vaccinated so at school people could have their masks off. >> reporter: there's another age group that drugmakers are preparing for. children ages 6 months to 5 years old, a vaccine for that age group could be ready as early as the beginning of next year.
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cecilia. >> okay, steve, thank you. joining us our friend dr. richard besser president of the robert wood johnson foundation, former director of the cdc. dr. besser, so many questions over this one. we're talking about kids 5 to 11. how much of a game changer would this be? >> you know, cecilia, i have to say i'm excited. i'm cautiously optimistic but i want to watch really carefully the review that the food and drug administration does and the cdc does because, you know, thankfully children have been impacted by covid less severely than adults and i want to make sure as a pediatrician that before i recommend this to my patients i'm convinced it's safe and it's effective. the information i've seen so far gives me a lot of hope. >> are there any side effects you want to be on the lookout for as a pediatrician that perhaps parents should be on the lookout for? >> it's still a bit of time before this would be approved. but it's the typical side effects that you often see when your kids get vaccines, sore arms, some fever, some aches, those kinds of things that you're used to seeing with other
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vaccines, they've seen those here when they've given it to children. >> what are the concerns parents have come to you with about vaccinating their children? >> one of the myths that is out there that this covid pandemic isn't affecting children. there have been over 600 children who died. there have been thousands who have been hospitalized. so many that have developed this long-term covid syndrome. so it does affect children and so for their own well-being, i think it's very important to have safe and effective vaccines but also to protect those around children, kids who are at school, it will help protect their teachers, coaches, food service workers, the bus driver, grandparents who may have gotten vaccinated but medical conditions where they didn't get full protection. vaccinating children will protect them and allow us to come together thanksgiving the holiday season, in a much more safe way. >> i wanted to ask you about
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that. we are approaching the holidays. if families are on the fence right now, perhaps even the parents haven't been vaccinated, what would a vaccine do for children that maybe could bring life back, the holidays back when it comes to families and schools, all of that? >> when i think about the holidays coming, i'm planning for us to be together as a family. but i'm also recognizing that the situation could change and we may need to change those plans and i think that's an important way to be. we are not out of the pandemic and what the future holds, it looks promising to me but we need to be ready for the unknown. >> always appreciate your perspective and advice, dr. besser, thank you so much. t.j. >> cecilia, with that increase in the number of people eligible to be vaccinated. well, one of the factors that is going to go into play when we're talking about a massive increase in holiday travel. airlines preparing to return to near pre-pandemic passenger levels. our transportation correspondent gio benitez at newark airport for us. folks better get on those tickets.
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>> reporter: oh, they better, t.j. good morning to you. we are looking at more flights during the pandemic than at any other time during the pandemic. during the holidays. take a look. united airlines telling us it plans to fly 3,500 domestic flights in december. that's every single day. that's almost as many flights in the air as there were back in 2019. now, for a little perspective. look at april 2020, right at the start of the pandemic. very few passengers flying, just 649 flights a day. and when you look at flights searches, united is saying 16% more searches than before the pandemic. florida and ski resorts, of course, are still the top destinations this winter. and you better buy those tickets right now. our friends over at hopper tell us after halloween thanksgiving ticket prices could jump by, listen to this, 40%, t.j. >> after halloween, that is scary. talking about more and more airlines putting vaccine mandates in place and some employees still refusing to get the vaccine.
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so could we possibly look at some shortages when it comes to enough workers and could that cause problems for passengers? >> reporter: so, look, here's what we know right now, t.j. united airlines were the first to mandate vaccines. 99% of the staff got the shot. now, some of the other airlines, they're just starting to mandate those vaccines right now, and experts really do believe that most of the employees will get the shot, t.j. >> gio, we appreciate your updates as always. >> thanks. we get the latest on the abortion rights battle playing out in texas. all the fallout from the federal judge's decision to block enforcement of the most restrictive bang in the nation. rachel scott is in houston with a look at what could happen next. good morning, rachel. >> reporter: george, good morning. in the state of texas already appealing this decision, so as it makes its way through the courts, some clinics it will me they are taking no chances, holding off on doing abortion
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procedures. this morning, just 24 hours after a federal judge halted the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, only a handful of clinics are taking the risk to resume procedures. >> we reached out to some of the patients that we had on our waiting list to come in to have abortions today. >> reporter: judge robert pitman ruled the law banning abortions as early as six weeks in pregnancy was flagrantly unconstitutional, but the decision does not give providers blanket protection. they can still be sued retroactively in courts determine the law should be enforced again leaving the majority of providers on the sidelines. for weeks, a texas woman like maddie, a 21-year-old traveled hundreds of miles for an abortion. we sat down the day before her procedure in mississippi. >> at six weeks you didn't even know you were pregnant. >> not even close. i was still living my life as regular and as carefree of a college kid as i could be. >> reporter: maddie tells me she was on birth control. when she visited the doctor she thought she could only be a few weeks pregnant and under that six-week legal limit.
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>> when she told me that i was measuring at 10 1/2 weeks, i just cried. i was heartbroken and terrified because i felt like the only option that i knew i had was gone. >> reporter: she started calling around to clinics in nearby states. how many clinics would you say you called altogether? >> easily 30 if not more. >> and most of them were booked. >> yeah. >> reporter: she finally got an appointment in mississippi. an option she knows others may not be able to afford. this morning she hopes texas women who want the procedure won't have to go out of state to get it. >> it's frustrating it took so long for them to figure out that this is unconstitutional. like this is a woman's right to have this option. >> reporter: so the majority of clinics here in texas are taking a wait and see approach. they received a surge in calls after that ruling and they do
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see it as an important step but tell me it's still clouded in so much uncertainty. george. >> yeah, this one is headed to the supreme court. thanks very much. cecilia? we turn to washington now. republicans on capitol hill relenting. senators voting to avoid default and what could have been a catastrophic hit on the economy. and our senior national correspondent terry moran joins us now. terry, good morning to you. this fight is not over yet. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia. it's not over, but disaster is averted for now. that's the headline up here after the senate voted last night to raise the debt ceiling by $480 billion. republicans giving a little ground with the threat of a national default looming over the country but the deal struck by majority leader chuck schumer and minority leader mitch mcconnell is only temporary and only lasts till december 3rd and we'll likely be up here doing the same thing at that time, and deal or no deal, this was a party line vote. no republicans voted to raise the debt ceiling. they're demanding that democrats
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do this on their own, protesting and trying to make political hay out of biden's spending plans, even though the debt being paid off now is mostly debt that was run up under president trump. business leaders across the country are blasting this brinksmanship saying congress is playing a dangerous game with the u.s. economy but as i say, we are likely up here for another round of that dangerous game in december. cecilia. >> yeah, see you back on the hill then. all right, terry, thanks. the latest on that massive oil spill off the coast of southern california. authorities announcing they are launching a criminal investigation into the energy company that runs the pipeline that leaked up to 144,000 gallons of oil into the pacific ocean. our kaylee hartung is in san pedro with the latest. kaylee, hello. >> reporter: hey, t.j., good morning. so prosecutors in orange county have opened up this criminal investigation into the company that runs the pipeline. that makes at least six investigations by state and federal agencies into this oil spill.
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now it was a week ago that it was first reported and we're still asking the same questions. what happened and who's responsible, and the coast guard right now, they don't even have a leading theory. not after ruling went out yesterday. authorities boarded a massive german cargo ship, and they were trying to figure out if that ship's anchor damaged the pipeline. it turns out the ship was closeby to the pipeline, but didn't actually pass right over pit. this morning, the operator of that vessel saying they are no longer under investigation. some experts say the relatively small size of the crack in this concrete-encased pipeline, that could help explain why so much oil was able to leak out before it was -- before it was discovered, and stopped any sooner. the cleanup operation, it is now expanding. authorities say 1,500 people will be down here to help out. t.j.? >> thank you, kaylee. we'll get the latest on the nba fraud scheme. 18 former players charged with
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cheating them out of millions. by detailing medical procedures that never happened. andrew dymburt has the story. good morning, andrew. >> reporter: allegations of a major health care fraud scheme rocking the nba world. a group of high-profile former pros facing years behind bars for allegedly making fake insurance claims and allegedly collecting big payouts. among those accused, guys who played on nba championship teams and first round draft picks. this morning officials calling foul on more than a dozen former nba players busted in a multimillion dollar insurance scam. >> each defendant fraudulently sought reimbursement ranging from approximately $65,000 to as much as $420,000. >> reporter: prosecutors say at least 18 former nba players including glen "big baby" davis who won a title with the celtics and high school phenom sebastian telfair have been arrested and
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charged with defrauding the nba's health and welfare benefit plan out of nearly $4 million after fabricating appointments and procedures by chiropractor, dentists and doctors. greg smith who played for the houston rockets -- >> he gets the free throw. >> reporter: -- allegedly claimed $48,000 for a root canal at a beverly hills dentist's office in 2018 but was playing basketball in taiwan that day. meanwhile, davis, anthony wroten said they had six root canals on the same teeth on the same day. overnight, 16 of the suspects were arrested and charged. telfair leaving court wearing an ankle monitoring after pleading not guilty. the nba calls the allegations disheartening and other than sebastian telfair none of the others accused have entered a plea yet or even commented on the charges. >> same teeth on same day? >> i wrote same teeth same day. >> wow. >> i've only had two root canals.
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we turn now -- we saw something last night we've never seen before. we turn to the mlb playoffs. october excitement. last night, a rookie, randy arozarena made history, home run, okay, that's one thing. but then he stole home. this happens so rarely anyway, to steal home. it's an exciting play, but he is the first player ever to hit a home run and steal home in the same playoff game. tampa bay ended up winning 5-0 against boston but this was something to see. congrats to him, a rookie. >> wow. >> that's something. a lot more coming up here on "gma," including why brian laundrie's father is helping authorities in their search for his son. that abc news exclusive with the surfer who survived a great white bite. how he managed to escape the shark. it's only on "gma" but first head to rob. hey, rob. good friday morning. our lead story on weather continues to be the flooding across the southeast. we have big-time flooding in north carolina. we were afraid of this across the mountains of georgia and the
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carolinas, and this is where you get the flash flooding. this was a bridge and roadway that was washed out, and several families stranded and cut off because of the heavy rain in through this part of the country. also alabama, we showed this to you yesterday, 13 inches of rainfall. especially in southern alabama. this is just south of birmingham. you see what 13 inches of rainfall looks like and people are injured and there were some fatalities there. flash floods watches continue for georgia and the carolinas. slow-moving system. we can't get it out of here fast enough, and unfortunately, it becomes more of a coastal low. it might even become our next tropical storm. it brings in rain into the northeast by the end of the weekend. time now for your weekend getaways sponsored by walmart.
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mike: good morning. 7:26 on this friday. one storm moving away from us, another coming in tonight. up to .1 inch possible by 8:00 tomorrow morning. we have a gorgeous weekend. on the backside of that, high fire danger starts monday morning and goes through at least tuesday afternoon. a look at all the sunshine and mid-to-upper 60's for fleet week. whatever you're doing this weekend, enjoy the sunshine and mild temperatures. reggie: thank you. an exclusive, the surfer bitten
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following a lot of headlines right now, including the pfizer request for emergency use authorization for their covid-19 nearly 30 million kids eligible if approved. american grade school children could start getting vaccinated as early as the beginning of november. also right now a u.s. navy nuclear attack submarine collided with an unknown object in the pacific ocean. no life-threatening injuries and the "uss connecticut" remains in safe and stable condition. also early this morning, nobel peace prize awarded to maria ressa and dmitry muratov of russia for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace. and take a look. george, i'm curious where you all come down on this. some debate in our producer room. this is the hawk, the seattle seahawks live mascot went rogue, landed on a fan's head in the middle of the game last night. some of us looked at this and said, oh, that's funny. that mascot.
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others thought he is being attacked by a hawk with the talons. do you find this funny and cute or, is it terrifying? >> this is why i don't go to any football games. >> i edge towards the latter. >> there you go. well, stay with us here, folks. a whole lot more ahead including we'll stick with animals attacking folks, i guess, we're talking about a surfer this time actually survived a great white shark bite. you'll hear what he's saying about going back into the water. and this is going to be great. a live performance from "phantom of the opera" live in times square for us this morning. >> that is all coming up. we'll turn now to a new twist in the manhunt for brian laundrie. his father has joined law enforcement in the search for his son showing trails where his son might have gone and victor oquendo has the latest. good morning, victor. >> reporter: good morning, george. we are right outside the carlton
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reserve. this is where chris laundrie spent hours with investigators yesterday but according to his attorney, no discoveries were made. this as we hear from people familiar with this sprawling alligator-infested area who tell us that if brian laundrie has been hiding out here for three weeks now, surviving would be incredibly difficult. this morning, the hunt for brian laundrie focused on the carlton reserve state park. the fbi shutting down the nearly 25,000-acre park and allowing brian laundrie's fat 23-year-old son, the person of interest related to the murder of 22-year-old gabby petito. >> they've dedicated a lot of resources, state-of-the-art equipment, money, manpower, assets like aviation support, night vision, thermal imaging, canine, the bloodhounds are extremely important, especially in a place like the carlton reserve. there's a lot of dedicated resources they're throwing at this case, and they're not going to stop. they need to find this guy. >> reporter: the laundries' attorney telling abc news chris was asked to point out any favorite trails or spots that brian may have used in the
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preserve although chris and roberta laundrie provided this information verbally three weeks ago. it is now thought that an on-site assistance may be better. >> i wasn't sure about what he looked like, and then i went and parked and pulled up the photographs of him, and i'm 99.99% sure that was him. >> reporter: several tips have been reported around the appalachian trail near the north carolina/tennessee border. but it's unclear what led investigators back to the reserve in florida. >> you keep things close to the vest. you don't want to release anything, especially with a case like this. >> reporter: dixie is familiar swamp surrounding the reserve and says she's not certain that anyone could survive the alligat alligator-infested marshland unless they were a survivalist. >> survival in an area such as the carlton preserve would be very precarious. they would be someone with a very high level of knowledge regarding the native habitats, wild edibles and survival in general.
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there's a lot of things that work against a person surviving in a situation like that. >> reporter: earlier, brian's sister cassie revealed exclusively to abc news that brian is familiar with the reserve, but she doesn't think he's there. >> i don't think that he would have gone there to hide. i'd say brian is a mediocre survivalist. he reads books about it and it wouldn't surprise me if he could last out there very long time. >> reporter: and earlier this week, cassie laundrie also telling us she doesn't know if her parents were involved in helping brian escape, and if they were, they should come clean. the laundrie family attorney saying any speculation they helped brian leave the family home or avoid arrest is just wrong. guys. >> so many questions. victor, thank you. >> victor, thank you so much. want to turn to an abc news exclusive with the survivor of a shark encounter speaking out from his hospital bed after fighting off a great white. our trevor ault is here with
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this story. trevor, we don't say that a lot. fought off a great white. >> it's kind of an unbelievable story, t.j. this is not some little nibble that we're talking about. a california surfer who has now needed multiple surgeries and this morning, he is sharing how he managed to survive. he fought his way out and he didn't do it alone. >> reporter: this morning, california surfer eric steinley sharing his harrowing survival story after fighting off a great white shark. >> i was in a lot of pain and still thinking, you know, i am either going to lose my leg or i'm going to die. >> reporter: the 38-year-old was on his surfboad sunday when he felt the bite. >> i felt this heavy thing pull on me and it was like a clamp right around my leg -- we went underwater together and in slow motion. >> reporter: jarrad davis was in the water nearby. >> i saw the tail fin and they were going down into the water. >> reporter: under the surface and bleeding steinley fought back. >> so i punched this thing and i
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mean you can see from grazing its teeth i cut my hand but it was such a measly punch compared to how big this creature was. >> reporter: but that punch was enough. the shark loosening its bite, steinley coming up for air warning other surfers. >> he was saying, shark, he was saying, out. he was saying help. >> reporter: but they were still a five-minute paddle from shore. >> i saw his leg. it looks like he had a red stripe on his wet suit. >> don't look at your leg. let's just keep going, and then we paddled in together until a wave came then i gave it my all. >> reporter: on the beach nearly a dozen other surfers rushing in to help using their surfboard leashes as a makeshift tourniquet to stop the bleeding. >> all the surfers that were with me out on the water, came out all together and grabbed this long board and put me on it and held me down and held me on the board, picked up the board and carried me all the way up those steps. >> the care he got prior to arrival did a lot of help to save his leg. >> reporter: the california
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department of fish and wildlife says based on the dna and bite radius from steinley's surfboard this was a great white shark at least ten feet long. >> great white sharks can be fairly large, and if you should get bitten by one, as eric did, it can be pretty severe, but in this case, you know, the shark did let go of him and he was lucky enough to be this and -- in and around the space where there were other people that were there to help him. eric did all the right things by being in a space where he could get that immediate help. >> reporter: after two surgeries, steinley is now out of the icu. he's facing a long recovery and he's not sure if surfing will ever be the same, but he wants to get back on the board at least one more time. >> i still want to be part of the lifestyle. i'm just so thankful they were there, still in disbelief i'm alive because of it. >> reporter: and experts stress great white sharks attacks are extremely rare. you don't need to be afraid to go into the ocean, but this is a great reminder that if you are out surfing, swimming, make sure you're always with somebody else because you never know if you
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>> "no time to die" could absolutely be the first film to cross the $100 million mark in its opening weekend. preticket sales have been outpacing "fast & furious 9" as well as "venom." they both opened to about $70 million to $90 million and this would be a real indication that hollywood and theaters are back. >> reporter: the 25th film in the bond franchise faced multiple release delays over the span of 18 months due to covid. finally settling on this weekend to open here in the states, but only in theaters. a successful strategy employed by recent blockbusters like "shang-chi" and "venom 2." >> this was a gamble people really weren't willing to take a couple of months ago but now they are seeing that people are returning to theaters and they are returning in big numbers and perhaps -- when they don't have this aspect
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to it, it drags people to the box office. >> why would i betray you? >> we all have our secrets. we just didn't get to yours yet. >> reporter: overseas the film racked in more than $120 million and counting. something else driving fans to the theaters is the longest running bond ever to don the tuxedo, daniel craig. >> history isn't kind to men who play god. >> reporter: this film his fifth and final in the franchise. he stopped by "gma" to share what this ride has meant. >> i'm taking it all in. it is very emotional. it's a whole -- you know, to sort of think back for a second about what we've achieved and what these movies have meant to so many people, it's like -- it's such a big deal but, yeah, it's time to finish. it's done. >> oh, well, it's not finished yet. hundreds of showtimes are already sold out across the country with some theater owners even adding new shows to meet fan demand and right now, it is time for a little 007 trivia. i don't think i'm going to stump this one here because he was schooling me during the piece,
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but does anyone know who the shortest bond actor was, not shortest in stature but -- shortest run as james bond. do you know who that is? >> i do know. >> i only know -- >> i'll say roger moore. >> he was the longest serving. roger moore did seven. george lazenby, one. timothy dalton did two. pierce brosnan, four. daniel craig, five. >> t.j. holmes, ladies and gentlemen. i'm a bond fan. >> not only did i have to look up george lazenby but i had to get a pronouncer just to say his name. >> he got one, he was a model. came in for one then out of there. >> who knew? >> we got to go. more 007 coming up in our next hour. lea seydoux is joining us live. ♪ ♪ ♪
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. pfizer has requested emergency use authorization for their covid-19 vaccine for ages 5 to 11. nearly 30 million kids eligible if approved. the latest on that this morning. abortion rights battle. the fallout after a federal judge blocks enforcement of the most restrictive abortion ban in the country. what could happen next. ♪ send my love ♪ for the first time ever, two fabulous "vogues," one phenomenal cover star. adele. her first interviews in five years on getting through her year of anxiety, getting strong. motherhood, divorce and her new love. telling it all as she gears up for the world to hear her side of the story. in her self-redemption record.
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buy now, pay later. the big name retailers adopting the new shopping plan just in time for the holidays. the pitfalls you need to watch out for before you stock up on gifts. ♪ when you call my name ♪ wrapping up hope. how the power of friendship against breast cancer inspired a global initiative launching what she calls a sisterhood of the traveling scars. ♪ and "no time to die" hits the big screen with a bang. this morning, the woman making bond history joins us live. >> why would i betray you? >> we all have our secrets. we just didn't get to yours yet. >> as daniel craig's final bow as bond already breaks records and we're saying good morning, america. good morning, america. hope you're doing well this friday morning. it's been a busy morning here in times square. the cast of "phantom" kicking off with a live performance in times square. >> very excited.
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also excited about being at the cotton bowl stadium in dallas this morning where they are gearing up for "college gameday." it is one of the biggest rivalries in college football. if i've told you once, t.j., i told you twice, oklahoma and texas. >> yes. all right. we need to say happy anniversary to cecilia. it's almost ten years to the day that she made her first appearance on "good morning america." there she is. >> it popped up on my phone. i in my own defense have no recollection of ever having a mullet. >> what are you so concerned about? >> look at the white knuckled grasp on my own hands i had. you guys were very sweet. still are to this day. i'm glad to be a part of this family. it's been a fun ten years which makes me 21. we have a lot of news to get to starting with the latest on the fight against the pandemic. pfizer formally asking the fda to authorize emergency use for its covid vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11.
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we could start to see these shots in arms by early november. back to steve osunsami with more from the cdc headquarters in atlanta. hey, steve. >> reporter: hey, cecilia, happy anniversary. it's very likely the fda could have a decision on this pfizer vaccine for this age group of children by the end of this month. it's what many parents have been waiting for and others are fearing. drugmaker pfizer says it's ready to vaccinate children and now requesting emergency authorization use of its vaccine for kids 5 to 11 years old. we spoke to dr. richard besser earlier. >> i want to make sure as a pediatrician before i recommend this to my patients, i'm convinced that it's safe and it's effective. the information i've seen so far gives me a lot of hope. >> reporter: the shot would only be a third of the dose that's being put in the arms of people 12 and older like adults, children would need two shots about a month apart and pfizer says that these smaller shots prove safe and effective in children during trials. if approved more than 28 million
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children would be able to get this vaccine. fda advisers will meet on the 26th of this month to go over pfizer's data. if the fda decides to move forward, then it's up to the cdc to sign off. if this process moves quickly enough, millions of american children could start getting the pfizer vaccine as early as the beginning of november which means that many of these children under 12, cecilia, could be fully vaccinated by the end of the year. cecilia. >> great move ahead of the holidays. okay, steve, thanks. george? >> thanks, cecilia. we turn to the latest on the abortion rights battle playing out in texas. all the fallout from the federal judge's decision to block enforcement of the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation. back to rachel scott in houston. good morning, rachel. >> reporter: george, good morning, and that federal judge ruling that the texas law banning abortions roughly six weeks into a woman's pregnancy is flagrantly unconstitutional but even with that ruling only a handful of clinics are resuming abortion procedures this morning.
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the rest say that they are not taking any chances and they are pointing to a unique part of this law that allows providers to be sued retroactively if the law's eventually reinstated. the texas attorney general says they will challenge this, plans to appeal to the 5th circuit known to be one of the most conservative courts in the nation likely to land in front of the supreme court. >> t.j. we turn now to delays on mail delivery across the country. 19 states and d.c. now are trying to block a plan by the u.s. postal service to slow some mail delivery. reducing post office hours and charge higher rates. the attorneys general want the plan reviewed. this is all a part of trying to slow things down to possibly save some money. okay, a lot more coming up here on "gma." adele is back making history on two "vogue" magazine covers opening up about her life and her new music. plus, buy now, pay later. the new way to shop. different from layaway.
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>> all: good morning, america. that's quite a sight here in times square. the cast of "phantom." can't wait to hear from them coming up in a little bit. tomorrow on "gma" saturday "deals & steals" to treat yourself for under $20. cecilia. >> excited about that. we are also excited for our "gma" cover story because adele, she has done it again. the 15-time grammy winner gracing the cover of both american and british "vogue."
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the global superstar spilling all the tea fans have been craving, from navigating her divorce and her new music and kaylee hartung has all the details. hey, kaylee. >> reporter: one week, cecilia. just one more week until we get new music from adele, and "vogue" is helping us get insight into what we can expect. for the first time in five years adele is stepping back into the spotlight and she's saying she's having to sort of gear herself to be famous again which she famously really doesn't like being. ♪ hello, it's me ♪ >> reporter: "hello" is right. adele is back. the 15-time grammy winner looking like a movie on the covers of "vogue" making her the first cover girl on both magazines in the brand's 129-year history. >> it just speaks to her
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influence and it speaks to her sort of rare talent. she's really a global icon. >> reporter: the world's most fleetingly glimpsed megastar as "vogue" dubs her, giving her first interview in five years. adele reassuring fans she's still the same person she was before losing 100 pounds. it was this photo she shared that caused an uproar in 2020, on her 32nd birthday, revealing a healthier, slimmer version of herself. adele saying, i understand why it's a shock. i understand why some women especially were hurt. visually i represented a lot of women. admitting her feelings were hurt too because the most brutal conversations were being had by other women about my body. but her transformation was never about losing weight. adele saying through her year of anxiety while navigating divorce in 2019 she turned to a lot of sound baths, a lot of meditation, a lot of therapy and time spent on my own and the key was time in the gym. sometimes even three workouts a day. now, she's on the other side. >> the hallmark of adele is the extraordinary relatability of
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her throughout her life and career, and what she doesn't know i think has really echoed the experiences of women and men. >> reporter: adele setting the record straight on her personal life, saying that 99.9% of the stories written about me are made up. confirming her new love with rich paul. saying, i'm a 33-year-old divorced mother of a son who's actually in charge. the last thing i need is someone who doesn't know where they're at or what they want. i know what i want and i really know what i don't want. what her fans want is new music and she is ready to share. ♪ >> her new album in her own words she describes as being about self-destruction, self-reflection and then self-redemption. so i think it's very much charting that journey from a kind of a life crisis through a sort of learning period and now emerging back into the world feeling pretty great about herself and positive about the future. >> reporter: and adele's way of sharing more of herself in this album really is unlike anything we've heard from her before.
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one song even includes bits from difficult conversations she recorded with her now nearly 9-year-old son. her therapist encouraged her to keep these voice notes as her son really had a difficult time working through her divorce. he asked her some tough questions as their life changed. she says this album is for him, guys. >> we are all looking forward to it. okay, kaylee, thanks very much. we're going to get the latest trend in retail. buy now, pay later, rebecca jarvis has a look at the risks and benefits. hey, rebecca. >> reporter: hey, george. there are risks and there are benefits here. this new way to pay breaks up your payment into installments over time, it's surged in popularity and availability, but you really need to know what you're getting into before you take advantage. just in time for holiday shopping, target is announcing it's joining the growing number of retailers allowing customers to buy now and pay later. a new kind of installment plan different than layaway to make
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purchases. >> buy now, pay later is a type of payment system where retailers offer customers the ability to purchase a product, get it within a day or two and then pay for it over a certain amount of time. this is different than layaway because you get the product first. >> reporter: besides target, other big name retailers are jumping in, offering buy now, pay later including macy's, amazon and walmart. and experts predict a growing number of companies will soon partner up with third-party service providers like afterpay, klarna and sezzle, to embrace this option. 60% said they've used buy now, pay later. >> consumers worry whether they will get their products in time for christmas.
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when you see a buy now, pay later, you can get your product right now, you won't have to worry about the shopping rush. >> reporter: buy now, pay later is especially appealing to younger shoppers and people who don't have credit cards. experts warn, there are some risks. >> the payments are interest-free if you pay on time. if you miss a payment or you don't pay, they're going to charge you late fees. >> reporter: and the bottom line here is to really be careful and thoughtful about this. as you would with any financial decision, george, the thing to keep in mind here is, you don't want that impulse buy to trigger buyers remorse or worse, some sort of financial downfall. george. >> rebecca, what other advice do you have for people who want to try this option? >> reporter: so it's very easy to try it. keep that in mind. the important thing is to give it some thought ahead of time. budget it out. can you afford this purchase? think about it over time. how you're going to make those payments.
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start small and know the terms and conditions that you're signing up for. these programs are everywhere right now but the terms and conditions are different and there are different consequences if you're late on a payment and you want to make sure you know exactly what you're signing up for, george. >> rebecca jarvis, thanks very much. t.j. want to turn now to the chippendales murder. a new look at the dark history behind the legendary male revue and amy is back. this is a story about greed, paranoia and blackmail. >> all of the above, t.j. chippendales as we all know was an international cultural phenomenon than back in the '80s and '90s but, behind all that success was two men with very different visions for the dance troupe and that ultimately led to the unthinkable, a shocking murder-for-hire plot. >> welcome to chippendales. >> i think people are still fascinated with chippendales today because it's just this perfect reliof the big wild and crazy '80s.
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>> it was booze, sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll. ♪ >> so to really understand the story you've got to start with steve, the man who founded it. >> people say, it's a fad, it's a passing fancy. lust has never been a passing fancy, i mean, this kind of fad is pretty much like a necessity. >> reporter: enters on the scene a man who really changes the direction of chippendales. his name is nick. >> the meeting of steve and nick was the beginning of so much that nobody saw coming. it was an incredibly fateful meeting. >> they saw things differently. nick came from what's best for the production. steve came from what pretty boy is going to sell more. i don't care if he can't dance or walk and chew gum. so you had this kind of fighting all the time and it would get caustic. it would get vulgar. >> reporter: the vision takes the show to a whole new level,
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and the chippendales become daytime tv darlings. >> from new york city, here are the chippendales right here. [ cheers and applause ] hunks a morhus.y talk >> "sally jessy raphael." "donahue." >> so much national attention. >> you liked it. your grandchildren are watching. >> chippendales became a household name. >> we were the beatles without the talent. >> reporter: by 1987, the chippendales were a huge success but behind the scenes trouble was brewing wean -- between the two men over creativity and profit control. >> i remember steve saying many times who does this guy think he is. i made him. he's lucky to work for me. >> reporter: then nick is killed. >> new york city police are trying to determine the motive in the murder of an award-winning television producer and choreographer. the victim was shot to death in his office.
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>> reporter: while on the hunt for the killer, things get even more dangerous. there's a hit list on chippendales who leave for other dance groups. >> really? somebody is going to kill me for this? for a male exotic show your going kill two people? >> the two-hour program features never-before-seen footage, plus a lead fbi who ultimately cracked the case linked to the chippendale creator, t.j. >> robes, we all had this look on our face while we were watching that story but it is something else. so, yes, tonight, season 44 premiere of "20/20" airs tonight at 9:00, 8:00 central right here on abc. let's head over to rob now. >> from that we go to the oh, so sexy fall foliage in utah. isn't that beautiful? get out there and peep at the u the's a winter weather advisory out for the high mountains of utah over 9,000 feet. winter is coming and the threat for flash flooding as this storm comes out of the west and drives
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through salt lake city. could see some thunderstorms ficant rainfall and some snow. this, one to two feet in some of the higher elevations. most of this is certainly beneficial. all right, on the east, we've got the surfline camera here in north carolina with waves rolling in. this is in anticipation of the coastal low that will begin to develop here, and this is what brought the flooding rain across the southeast and brings rain
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now to breast cancer awareness month this morning. the story of how the power of friendship during one woman's valiant fight against breast cancer at just 30 years old inspired a global sisterhood with hope scarves. take a look. laura mcgregor was just 30 and two months away from welcoming her second child when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. >> i had four rounds of chemotherapy while i was pregnant. i went from doing everything i could to have the healthiest pregnancy to just pumping toxic chemicals into my veins. >> reporter: during her grueling treatment, she received a gift, a simple gesture that would change everything. >> a friend of a friend named kelly sent me a box of scarves with a note that said, you can do this, and it was just inspiring. knowing this other young woman had faced cancer. had come through her treatments and was passing them on to me. >> reporter: after delivering a healthy baby boy, laura went into remission and launched hope
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scarves, collecting scarves from cancer survivors around the world and passing them on to others battling the disease. >> this community is truly becoming what i like to call the sisterhood of the traveling scarves. >> reporter: hope scarves sharing nearly 20,000 scarves worldwide. >> getting a hope scarf is like getting a beautiful hug. >> i wore it throughout my treatment. >> i was always reminded that i was not alone. >> it was a reminder that there was another young, tough mom who had made it through these really tough treatments. >> it was a way to start to move up a mountain that i was struggling to even acknowledge. >> reporter: but seven years after her initial diagnosis, laura's cancer returned and was now metastatic, spreading to other parts of her body. nearly 30% of women with early stage breast cancer will develop metastatic disease. >> the face of breast cancer that you often see is this
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happy, joyful survivor is very different than the reality for me and for thousands of other people with metastatic disease. once you become metastatic, there's no end to treatment. >> reporter: now 44 years old laura putting the spotlight on the not often told metastatic story. >> i am a metastatic breast cancer patient. >> i was metastatic, stage 4 right from the beginning when i was 29 years old. >> laura's hopeful spirit lifted me up. >> reporter: raising $1.5 million for research. with each hope scarf shared her mission continues. >> a hopeful life is not about living a life free of pain or sadness or fear. it's about learning how to hold both fear and joy in the same hand at the same time. >> it is so important this side of this journey that laura is sharing and she said something really beautiful after she was
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diagnosed with breast cancer. she stopped saying that she is living life after cancer. she now says she lives life over cancer and reminds me what we've heard amy and robin here say so much, you're not just surviving, you're thriving. >> a lot of wisdom there. >> a lot of wisdom. really important. we thank her for that story and shift gears. "no time to die" star lea seydoux joins us live. ♪
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>> live with kelly and ryan is coming up. >> we learn how to play pickle ball. mike: i want to tell you for will happen at midnight, tonight. future radar showing showers overnight. hitting the peninsula, parts of the east bay and the south bay. out of here by 8:00 tomorrow morning. we will have a gorgeous weekend. no doubt. by monday, things are being back to being -- things are back to being a little unsettled. enjoy sunshine with 60's and 70's during the weekend. get ready for the fire danger on
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monday and tuesday. kumasi: we will have another abc 7 news update in 30 minutes. you can find the latest on our app and abc 7.com. gma continues ♪ friday morning, it means it's time to reveal our buzz pick, it was "velvet was the night" by silva garcia who wrote "the mexican gothic." good morning, america. i am thrilled that this is your new "gma" buzz pick. this novel is perfect for lovers of smooth, smoky, simmering wars and it has a political element. mexico organized paramilitary groups to suppress political activity. we follow the path of two people
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on the trail of a young missing woman who has disappeared with compromising photographs that could bring the government down. the best part, it's real. >> smooth and smoky. "velvet was the night" is out now," scan it with your phone. read along @gmabookclub. it's been bond week here at "gma." highly anticipated new movie opened last night projected to quite possibly be the biggest bond movie of all time. we'll cap off an incredible week with an incredible actress. star of "no time to die," lea seydoux. lea, it is so good to have you here, and this franchise, 60-year history of the bond movies. you are the first now, quote/unquote, bond girl, if you will to make an appearance in two bond movies. how did that happen? yeah, it's very -- thiti
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film is extremely emotional and we -- we -- we get to understand the relationship between james bond and madeline and why they are so connected because they are both orphans and so, yeah, this time it's very -- i mean it's very emotional and it's maybe the reason why, you know, it's -- people really connected to the story. i mean i can't reveal any spoilers but -- >> t.j. is going to see it. we're all going to see it soon so we don't want to ruin it. lea, i got to tell you, i got a little nervous hearing the story about the very first time you saw the movie was at the london premiere. you were sitting in a box with the royals next to you. what was that like watching yourself in a bond movie sitting right next to the royal family?
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>> it was, you know what, it was the first time actually that i had discovered the film and to watch the film with an audience and to have all the reactions and to be next to the royal family, of course, was quite something. i mean, it was -- it was such an experience and very, very emotional and also because it is daniel craig's last james bond, it was such -- i mean, it was unforgettable and, yeah, people were extremely moved by the film and i mean it was -- yeah, it's -- i'm really happy and so happy that, you know, that everybody loves it. >> emotional seems to be the theme of the morning. must have been also emotional for you to say good-bye to daniel craig now that he's saying good-bye to james bond. >> yeah.
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it was very emotional, yes, it was and, you know, because also because of the pandemic and we really wanted to have the film, you know, in theaters and it's i think that this film will i hope reunite people and it's also, you know, cinema is a way to share emotions, so i'm really happy that the film is coming out and really happy about the success of the film and happy for daniel and it's been, you know, such an incredible experience, i've been lucky enough to be in two films. >> let's give everybody -- >> it's -- >> let's give everybody a look at it. >> there's something i want to
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tell you. >> i bet there is. >> james. >> okay. lea, this movie has strong dynamic female leads here. do we need to get rid of the term bond girl? is that antiquated? are we just going to hold on to that the whole time? >> no, i think now we can call them bond women. [ laughter ] you know, it's -- i'm really -- i'm also happy that she's -- she's -- i mean uncommon and not -- i mean quite unexpected for a bond girl because she's not here to please james bond. she's this time a real woman
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with depth and vulnerability which is something quite new for a bond woman and it's been like -- and i think i can like thank daniel in a way because he's -- he's a feminist and it's because of him that the female characters have changed so much, and it was i think time now to have, yeah, stronger female characters, so i'm really happy for that. >> i think that is a fair thing to say. it is certainly time. speaking of time you don't have much free time, lea. you have five major films coming up. not just "no time to die," you've got "the french dispatch." you've got no time to sleep. how are you separating all these roles, keeping them separate? >> yes, yes, i've worked a lot, yes. yeah, really excited because i've done five great films that are very -- all very different,
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but it's also, you know, it's my -- it's a job but it's also my passion and i mean it's a way to -- to question the world for me, cinema. so it's i think that it's an art form that we need in our lives. >> well, lea seydoux, congratulations on this film and on all you have going on. it's been a pleasure to watch you over the years and look forward to seeing more from you. we'll see you down the road, okay. good luck and enjoy the release this weekend, okay? >> thank you so much, thank you. have a lovely -- >> "no time to die," finally in theaters, finally nationwide today. oh, i got something to do. i'm supposed to go. >> yes, i'm telling you, you're headed out to meet up with cast of "phantom of the opera." >> typical, typical. >> live performance. >> other way. >> which way?
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coming up next we're back live in texas with one of the biggest rivalries in college football.
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♪ go big or go home ♪ and we are back now on "gma" with one of the biggest rivalries in college football. oklahoma versus texas. we've got a drone's eye view of
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where it's happening, the cotton bowl stadium in dallas. will reeve is there. hey, will. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia. the cotton bowl is one of the crown jewels of the state fair of texas which is an extravaganza of games and rides and deeply fried foods, and it's the site of the biggest rivalry perhaps certainly in this area maybe in all of college football. oklahoma/texas, they meet tomorrow for the 117th time. it's football fandemonium, red river showdown between storied rivals texas and oklahoma. it's a spectacle oklahoma student body president tavana farzaneh and vice president alex cherish each year. >> everybody is just filled with pride. >> reporter: the student leaders and best friends persevered the past few years despite covid, even running virtually for office. >> it really helped us connect with the campus and jumping from
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zoom to zoom with so many different groups and organizations. >> reporter: down in austin school spirit is big at the university of texas. >> we're a football school and so just being able to be in the stands, be in the stadium with friends that we haven't seen in over two years -- >> reporter: kiara kabbara is the first african-american american to serve in her role. but win or lose this weekend is already a triumph as both schools celebrate a return to the gridiron after a pandemic pause. >> it is like so exciting and nice to come back to. >> it brings us together. >> definitely. >> it's something that unifies all of ou because it's a very diverse community but we all definitely come together. >> reporter: so, if you take a look at our drone at the sunrise over texas, beautiful setup here at the state fair and tomorrow it all goes down. the teams on the field compete for the golden hat trophy. the student governments, i'm here with the student government leaders here, they exchange a trophy too. the red river rivalry trophy.
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say that a few times fast. right now it's in oklahoma's hands and all goes tomorrow "college gameday," 9:00 a.m. eastern then noon on abc, it's oklahoma/texas, it's the red river showdown. we're ready to go. need to get these girls some tickets if anyone is watching. >> we'll get on that, will. thanks, we head over to rob. >> hot game. temperatures will be around 90. maybe set some records there. a powerful new documentary. it is a deeply moving film that follows a young woman in prison alongside her mother. the filmmakers had unprecedented access to her filming her over three years from her days behind bars to her release to a sober house in her attempts to reconnect with her daughter. "jacinta" is on hulu and in select theater
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all right. this year the gift giving season is coming to us early. this segment is sponsored by amazon who is helping us get into the holiday spirit from home with select items from the best in cozy fashion to gifts for everyone on your list. amazon spokesperson kate scarpa is here to tell us what we can shop for. good morning, kate. >> good morning. it's never too early to shop holiday on amazon. we have great items for the home. so we have handmade artisan items, and this pillow here is customizable. put a holiday message. it's great for the home. we have this swarovski crystal ornament, the 30th anniversary of this ornament. really fun, really beautiful. great to gift yourself for the home or others. lastly, these trees are also
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handmade items, so you can put those up now and keep them throughout the whole season for the home. >> minimalist. very sleek. the fall weather is getting colder. getting to the cozier clothes. how about some fashion tips? >> great fashion here. amazon fashion really has you covered so we have this customer most loved item here. it's a levi's sherpa jacket. super warm. super cozy and we also have these slippers, they're one of my favorites. they come in a lot of colors, they have memory foam. it's really great for when youe still working from home or decorating your house as well. >> that's cozy stuff. i love the throwback. tech items for kids. that can always be a challenge. >> so i have two nephews and a niece under 10. they love this fire tablet with parental controls. it has educational games, videos, any kid would love this tablet. >> how about let's be selfish. parents. >> this is an electronic wine opener, so it cuts through the foil, gets the bottle opened
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super fast. it's great for yourself and great for any host or hostess this season as well. >> get them open. get them fast, keep them coming. what we like to say. thanks so much, kate. >> thanks for having me. >> great tips. >> all good stuff. if you want to join us for this shopping early this season, head to goodmorningamerica.com for all these amazing products. coming up, the cast of "phantom" performs here live. thanks. we'll see you soon. ♪ "gma's" get holiday ready is sponsored by amazon where you can find epic daily deals. ou can find epic daily deals. ♪ i see trees of green ♪
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♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music) ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪
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♪ welcome back to good morning, america. ♪ welcome back to "good morning america." and what a treat we have now. we are talking about the longest running show in broadway history. andrew lloyd webber's "phantom of the opera" seen by some 150 million people all over the world. it's returning to broadway on ti
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you'll get a little treat right now. here in times square right now with an impressive medley, please say hello to the cast of "the phantom of the opera." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ you sang to me in dreams you came ♪ ♪ that voice which called to me ♪ ♪ and speaks my name ♪ ♪ and do i dream again for now i find ♪ ♪ your phantom of the opera
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is there inside my mind ♪ ♪ ♪ sing once again with me our strange duet ♪ ♪ my power over you grows stronger yet ♪ ♪ and though you ran from me to glance behind ♪ ♪ the phantom of the opera is there ♪ insiding for me. sing my angel of music. ♪ ♪
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>> sing. ♪ ♪ >> sing, my angel. ♪ ♪ >> sing for me! ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ masquerade, paper faces on parade ♪ ♪ masquerade, hide your face ♪ ♪ so the world will never find you ♪ ♪ masquerade, every face a different shade ♪ ♪ masquerade, look around ♪ ♪ there's another mask behind you ♪ ♪ masquerade, grinning yellows ♪ ♪ spinning reds masquerade ♪ ♪ take your fill let the spectacle astound you ♪ ♪ masquerade, burning glances ♪
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>> christine. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ >> announcer: "gma" thursday, say good morning, sunshine. ♪ my sunshine ♪ ♪ sunshine ♪ >> announcer: to liam payne
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performing for you thursday only on "good morning america." sponsored by carmax. ♪ that is coming up. right now a big thanks to "the phantom of the opera." for that incredible performance. what a way to kick us into the weekend. >> such a good performance. thanks for watching. everybody. have a good weekend.
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announcer: building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. >> good morning. here is jobina with a look at traffic. jobina: we are starting with a live look at the san mateo bridge. have a stall on eastbound 92. that will impact anyone traveling toward the east bay into hayward. just a heads up, you will run into that on the incline. wrapping up here on the toll plaza. the backup is slowly going away. mike: look at the increasing sunshine -- that will be the case tonight, starting out, then increasing clouds as the dodgers come in for game one of the and lds. first pitch, 6:37 a.m. midnight tonight through 8:00 tomorrow morning, showers. full on sunshine and gorgeous
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weather this weekend. , c: it is time for live with kelly and ryan. we'll be back >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan!" today, from "the morning show," julianna margulies. plus, actress, comedian, and podcaster ali wentworth. and the hosts get a lesson in one of the fastest growing sports in the land, pickleball. all next on "live!" ♪ ♪ [cheers and applause] and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! [cheers and applause] ♪ ♪ >> ryan: hello! >> kelly: thank you. >> ryan: i thought you were speaking to me. [cheers and applause] ♪ ♪ there you go.

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