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good morning, america. for our viewers in the west, millions bracing for a major nor'easter on this friday morning. blizzard blast. americans from maryland to maine on alert for a blast of heavy snow and winds up to 50 miles an hour. bringing possible whiteout conditions. ginger, rob and our weather team with the latest. breaking news for our viewers in the west. a terrifying bridge collapse in pittsburgh. multiple cars and a bus on the bridge. the latest this morning. history on the horizon. president biden promises to nominate a black woman to the supreme court to replace justice stephen breyer, casting a wide net, vowing to seek input from republicans amid early signs of a partisan battle. police shootout. three officers wounded after a
suspect opened fire in downtown houston, then carjacked a mercedes and barricaded himself in a home. how the hours' long standoff ended. final salute. this morning, members of law enforcement from across the country gathering to honor the fallen nypd officer at st. patrick's cathedral. face-off over ukraine. french president macron speaks of vladimir putin this morning as russia shows off its military might. president biden speaks with ukraine's leader reaffirming the readiness to respond if russia invades. why the olympics could help determine putin's next move. sarah palin under fire after testing positive for covid. the former alaska governor seen dining out multiple times in new york city, defying protocol. the backlash this morning. new warning about virtual kidnappings. the new twist on the scam. one woman sharing her traumatizing experience. how you can determine if the
call is real or a scam. the kim k. effect. kardashian's popular brand skim doubles in value to $3.2 billion. how she did it. ♪ you are the wind beneath my wings ♪ and as football's final four prepare to fly onto the field, the super bowl staple shortage right now from drinks to chicken wings, prices soaring. now what's the game plan for the big game spread? plus -- >> what is that? why would you do that? who eats that? what is that for? >> what's got tracee ellis ross fired up? ♪ higher than an eagle ♪ ♪ you are the wind beneath my wings ♪ you might be able to guess. we hope you're doing well this friday morning. good morning, america. we're getting ready for a big storm. >> already really chilly outside. we're going to get right to our top story this morning. millions of americans on alert
for that powerful nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, damaging winds and coastal flooding. >> 17 states from the carolinas to maine are bracing for the big winter blast. we have team coverage this morning and rob marciano starts us off in boston. good morning, rob. >> reporter: hey, good morning, michael. we are less than 24 hours away from the snow starting and the winds cranking. blizzard warnings now posted for nearly the entire coast line of the northeast. here in boston we're looking for two feet of snow. by this time tomorrow, these now resting plows are going to be very, very busy. over 700 plows, trucks, and sanders at the ready to clear the roads. it's a job. over 10,000 tons of salt, but i don't think this is going to do any good until the snow has stopped. we'll see snowfall rates of three to four inches per hour. it will be tough to keep these roads clear. the good news is it's a saturday. most people will stay home. some of those homes will be
buried with four or five, six feet of drifting snow. it's been four years since this area has seen a blizzard, but michael, it looks to mean business. >> it definitely does, rob. now let's go to ginger with the latest storm track. good morning. >> reporter: michael, you can barely see the george washington bridge there and this isn't the nor'easter yet. we have blizzard warnings from ocean city, maryland to maine. we're worried about power outag outages. if anybody is traveling for our west coast friends, saturday is going to be impossible. george? we have breaking news for our viewers in the west. a bridge collapsed in pittsburgh. gio benitez has the latest. >> reporter: three to four vehicles were on that bridge
when when it collapsed. everyone has been rescued. three people taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. all this when president biden is in pittsburgh to talk about infrastructure. >> a lot of screaming and static on the phone. >> reporter: pictures of downed bridge showing cars on their sides, covered in debris and a bus stuck. police, firefighters and paramedics workin to secure the scene. >> the bridge fully gave out. >> reporter: authorities reporting a strong ode or of natural gas. only two people were on the bus when the bridge collapsed. they were injured, but no reported deaths. some of the others injured were first responders due to the ice in the area. officials are investigating what caused the collapse. they want to make sure no one was underneath the bridge.
george? >> thanks, gio. we go to washington now the latest on president biden's upcoming nominee to the supreme court. he promised to fill the seat of justice stephen breyer with a black woman by the end of february. then it's on to the senate and senior white house correspondent mary bruce is tracking the nomination. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, george. here at the white house president biden's search for a new supreme court justice is now under way. we're told he's already reviewing bios of potential candidates. the white house saying this will be a rigorous process. president biden this morning is looking to make history with his first supreme court pick and fulfill a key campaign promise. >> i've made no decision except one, the person i will nominate will be someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience, and integrity, and that person will be the first black woman ever nominated to the united states supreme court. >> reporter: biden saying he will announce his pick by the end of february. he's promising to look at a
broad array of candidates and even though his nominee could be confirmed with just democratic support, biden is vowing to seek input from across the aisle. >> i'm going to invite senators from both parties to offer their ideas and points of view. i'll also consult with leading scholars and lawyers and i'm fortunate to have advising me in the selection process, vice president kamala harris. >> the vp expected to play a critical role. >> the president and i will work closely together on this and the selection process. >> reporter: the senate's top republican mitch mcconnell says he will give biden's pick a fair look, but adding the president must not out source this important decision to the radical left. the white house firing back. >> if anyone is saying they plan to characterize whoever he nominates after thorough consideration as radical before they know anything about who she is they just obliterated their own credibility. >> reporter: the retiring justice always made clear the court is not a place for politics. speaking to a divided country
justice stephen breyer with a parting message about the future of democracy. >> it's an experiment that's still going on, and i'll tell you something, you know who will see whether that experiment works, it's that next generation and the one after that. they'll determine whether the experiment still works. of course i'm an optimist and i'm pretty sure it will. >> reporter: now, as for what comes next, the president says he will meet in person at the white house with some of the potential nominees. as for justice breyer he's staying on the bench finishing out the current term which ends later this summer. george? >> mary bruce, thanks very much. on "this week" i'll speak to the chair of the judiciary committee that will consider the nomination, senator dick durbin and key republican senator susan collins. cecilia? we turn to that shootout with police in houston. a suspect opening fire and wounding three officers then carjacking a mercedes at gunpoint and fleeing the scene. barricades himself in a home for hours and kaylee hartung is there in houston on the ground with the latest. good morning, kaylee. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia.
it all started with a disturbance call and then things escalated quickly. a car chase and crash right into this intersection behind me. this is where bullets were flying in the middle of the day. homes rounding us, one behind me with a home surveillance system captured the unthinkable action. overnight the man who houston police say shot three of their officers during a dramatic pursuit surrendering to authorities after an hours' long standoff. police say the suspect took off in this dark gray sports car after officers responded to a disturbance call thursday. in surveillance video obtained by our abc station ktrk the suspect crashes his car and then opens fire. it's a shootout. >> there's an officer down. there's an officer down out there. >> reporter: until he flees again stealing another car at gunpoint. >> mercedes, he just carjacked a white mercedes. >> reporter: the chase ending at what's believed to be the suspect's home. the man barricading himself for
hours. firing again on police, eventually surrendering. >> the suspect at 7:45 surrendered, walked out of the house with his hands up. he had an apparent gunshot wound to the neck. he's been transported to the hospital. >> reporter: police saying the pistol used may have been modified to fire like a machine gun. those three houston police officers have been taken to a local hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. they're all said to be in stable condition and as you heard, the suspect in custody hospitalized too. now, houston's police chief is demanding an end to this gun violence. michael? >> we definitely all are demanding that. thank you so much, kaylee. this morning, in new york city, law enforcement members from all across the country will gather at st. patrick's cathedral to pay their respects to one of the nypd officers who was shot and killed over the weekend.
jason rivera, and phil lipof is there right now. good morning, phil. >> reporter: good morning, michael. the funeral for jason rivera, thousands of law enforcement officers coming from all over the country. mayor eric adams will be doing a eulogy. last night family and friends held a two-mile run in his honor. officer rivera and his partner wilbert mora were killed last friday when responding to a domestic violence call. officer mora's viewing and funeral will take place next week here as well at st. patrick's cathedral. these shooting deaths are part of a streak of shootings targeting police officers around the country. perfect example is overnight in milwaukee, an officer was shot. the third officer shot in milwaukee in just two weeks and here in new york governor kathy hochul has ordered that flags belowered to half-staff at all federal buildings from today
through next week. cecelia? >> we are certainly thinking of their families. okay, phil, thank you. we turn to the latest on that tense situation in ukraine. president biden speaking to that country's leader and the white house is saying a russian invasion could be imminent. our senior foreign correspondent ian pannell is on the ground in ukraine. good morning, ian. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, cecilia. another day in this crisis, and really despite the diplomacy no sign it's easing and in some sense the opposite, the ukrainian defense minister warning about the military buildup and president biden saying there is a distinct possibility that russia might invade ukraine next month. this morning, russia's military buildup continuing as the threat of war in ukraine grows. french president macron speaking directly to vladimir putin today to try to find a diplomatic solution. but while the talking continues, moscow's escalation at the borders grows. in a show of force russia releasing this footage of
military drills taking place in the baltic sea. and near ukraine's eastern border more russian army exercises under way. the white house reiterating once again it believes an invasion of ukraine could be imminent. >> i would say that we have said since last week that we have seen preparations and buildup at the border and that an invasion could come at any time. >> reporter: in a call with ukraine's president, president biden reaffirming u.s. and allied readiness to respond decisively in russia further invades ukraine, but there are differences between the two on how significant the crisis and the threat of military action from russia is. all this just a day after the united states hand delivered its diplomatic response to russia's demands, refusing to agree to the kremlin's central request, a guarantee that ukraine never joins nato. the u.s. and its allies now awaiting a response from putin himself. this morning, russia's foreign minister sergey lavrov warning russia will heed military advice on how to retaliate if its
security demands aren't met. the u.s. continuing to prepare for any possible action by russia with 8,500 troops on high alert and u.s. bases on standby and in ukraine, while urging people not to panic, officials dusting off cold war era bomb shelters in case they're needed once again. >> of course, we are prepared and, of course, we are ready for any situation. >> reporter: so if putin decides to invade there are lots of questions about when it could happen and many think the winter olympics is a key factor and here's why, president putin increasingly close with president xi of china and something he doesn't want to embarrass him or distract from the games. however, there is another school of thought because russia has used both winter and summer olympics in the past as cover to launch military action. but, of course, george, the only person who really knows what's going to happen here is vladimir putin himself. >> that is for sure. okay, ian, thanks very much. we're going to get the
latest on the pandemic. the u.s. is turning a corner in many states. cases down by 25% from two weeks ago. hospitalizations down nearly 8% over the past week. let's get more from dr. ashish jha, dean of the brown university school of public health. thank you for joining us again, dr. jha. some encouraging news right there. you call this a transition moment in the pandemic. >> yeah, good morning, george. thanks for having me back. i did. you know, this pandemic has taken all sorts of twists and turns and with omicron spreading as widely as it has i do believe we now have the tools to combat future surges to get through this moment and as this surge declines, i hope we can really start looking forward to a very different way of managing the pandemic. one that gets us our lives back. >> what does that mean exactly? the w.h.o. says we're about to -- we're approaching the end of this emergency phase. how will life look different? >> yeah, so the key is we're approaching the end of the emergency phase. the virus isn't going away. we may see future surges, but i think the restrictions, mandates, a lot will start
easing and what that means is when we see future surges we'll have to deploy the tools we have, vaccines, tests, et cetera, to get through them. but this kind of constant pressure we have felt for two years from the virus, i really do think that's going to begin to ease in a substantial way. >> how concerned are you about the omicron subvariant we're seeing in some countries right now? >> it's something we have to watch closely. we are seeing in denmark, for instance, it has caused infection and is continuing to rise and we know the sub variant is here in the united states. we think it might be more contagious. i'm not overly concerned but something we have to watch carefully. >> dr. jha, thanks as always for your time and information. michael? all right, thank you, george. now to the nfl's big weekend -- i know cecilia will be all over this -- four teams left vying for the two coveted spots in the super bowl and t.j. holmes joins us with a preview. and, t.j., after last week's incredible game this will be a hard weekend to follow. >> casual friday for t.j.
>> man, the way i feel, i'm surprised i even got pants on. [ laughter ] >> late night. >> to your point, stray, a tough act to follow because last week is considered by many, maybe one of the greatest weekends in the nfl history. you have four games all decided by a total of 15 points. they all went down to the last second. no matter what happens california is your big winner, not just because the super bowl is there but they're guaranteed to have a california team in it. yes, sofi stadium, the super bowl will happen, the home of the l.a. rams who are hosting the san francisco 49ers for the game this weekend. the winner goes to the super bowl. so that is going to be just a california game, fun to watch. on the other side, afc, kansas city chiefs and mahomie. of course, everybody keeps an eye on patrick mahomes going up against the underdog cincinnati bengals. hard to top, but fun to watch. >> last year was the first year ever in nfl history you had a
home team play in their home stadium for a super bowl, and now we could have two in a row. >> could be fun. >> i'm glad your pants are on. >> you got it. [ laughter ] >> i'll let that one lay. coming up, sarah palin caught on camera in a new york city restaurant days after it was revealed the unvaccinated former governor tested positive for covid. a school board under fire for removing a holocaust novel from its curriculum. first back over to ginger. hey, ginger. >> reporter: we are seeing the snow fly now. it's the heaviest snow late tonight, early tomorrow. we put the wind gusts on as well. anywhere from 40 to 60 miles an hour. you'll see blowing and drifting. visibility reduced big time. travel on saturday very difficult. we'll get more into the coastal flooding. weekend getaways sponsored by verizon.
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nominate someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience, and integrity. the pick is expected by the end of february. also overnight a federal court rejected the plan to lease millions of acres in the gulf of mexico for oil drilling and said it would violate the national environmental policy act. environmental groups praised the decision. the interior department is now reviewing it. the australian open, the man's grand slam final is set. earlier this morning, 35-year-old rafael nadal securing a spot with a big win and returning to the big stage saying, i feel very lucky that i won. once in my career in 2009 but never thought about another chance in 2022. we know that nadal will faceoff against daniel medvedev. we have the latest twist in virtual kidnapping scams. one woman sharing her story. stay with us for that. we turn to sarah palin, the former alaska governor testing positive for covid and is now facing backlash after she was
seen dining out in new york city restaurants. gio benitez joins us with more. good morning, gio. >> reporter: hey, michael, good morning to you. this is one of the restaurants she was seen at twice, once right before that positive test and once after it. now, the city's mayor is fired up. this morning, former vice presidential nominee sarah palin under fire for dining out in new york city multiple times after testing positive for covid-19 in direct defiance of covid protocol. palin is in manhattan to pursue her libel suit against "the new york times" but her positive covid test delaying those proceedings. the judge saying since she has apparently tested positive three times, i'm going to assume she's positive. but the former alaska governor downplaying her covid diagnosis. >> i feel totally fine. >> you look fine. you feel fine? it seems like you feel fine. >> i feel absolutely normal. yep. >> reporter: saturday night
palin who has been outspoken about her refusal to get the covid-19 vaccine, seen eating inside elio's restaurant and despite the city's vaccine mandate for indoor dining. monday she tested positive for the virus. instead of quarantining she was spotted at an italian eatery, the next night. then again wednesday night seated at elio's again, this time outside. a spokesperson for the mayor slamming palin's behavior telling abc news, by repeatedly flouting cdc guidelines, ms. palin has shown a complete disregard for the health and safety of small business workers and her fellow patrons. the cdc recommending a five-day isolation if you test positive for covid. now the city urging anyone who may have come in contact with palin to get tested. and this morning, management here at the restaurant says they're taking this seriously and that they strongly believe in the vaccine mandate.
the city says it could only enforce the rules if it actually watches an incident unfold. george? >> okay, gio, thanks very much. we turn now to a tennessee school board under fire for removing a holocaust novel from its curriculum. erielle reshef has the story, good morning, erielle. >> reporter: good morning, george. yeah, the school board citing inappropriate language as the reason for striking "maus" from its curriculum and comes as recent studies show that knowledge of the holocaust is fading and anti-semitic incidents have surged. this morning, backlash growing after a tennessee school board decided to ban a pulitzer prize winning book about the holocaust. the mcminn county school board voted unanimously to remove the book from its eighth grade curriculum saying it was too adult-oriented due to its unnecessary use of profanity and nudity, and its depiction of violence and suicide. the graphic novel "maus" tells the true story of how his parents survived the holocaust, with the victims depicted as
mice and the nazis as cats. >> education is the antidote to ignorance, whether it's about the holocaust or any other issue and so we are doing our kids a disservice when we don't give them the facts as they were. >> reporter: the tennessee school board says it's working to find other age appropriate books and says the board members do not diminish the value of "maus" as an impactful and meaningful source of literature nor do we dispute the importance of teaching children the historical and moral lessons and realities of the holocaust. but a recent survey found only 45% of americans know how many jews were killed by the nazis, 6 million. and anti-semitic crimes have risen 12% in the last year. earlier this month, four people including a rabbi were held hostage at a synagogue in texas. and in an interview on holocaust remembrance day which was yesterday the author of the book
"maus" art spiegelman called it baffling and orwellian saying, this is disturbing imagery because it's disturbing history and the holocaust museum tweeting this has played a vital role in holocaust education. guys? >> such an important story, erielle. thank you so much for bringing it to us. we turn to that new twist on what's known as virtual kidnapping scams. this is where people are tricked over the phone into paying ransom to free a loved one who is actually perfectly fine. our chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis has more on how this works and what to do if you end up being a target. good morning, rebecca. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia, and the fbi says the number of extortion scams almost doubled between 2019 and 2020 but this morning, there's a new twist that's making these schemes even more difficult to spot. it all began with a simple phone call lesley mumford said she received at work. she said the caller i.d. said it was her mom. >> when i picked it up i heard a woman in distress crying and a man came on the phone real deep voice and he said, do you hear that?
she needs your help. >> reporter: she says the voice quickly becomes threatening. he demands money and says if she contacts the police, he'd kill her mother. >> he said i swear on my baby's life if you don't do everything i tell you, i'm going to kill your mom and then i'm going to kill myself. >> reporter: lesley says she transfers a total of $900 to the caller's account. >> he says god bless you and it went silent so i'm sitting there going, mom, hello, mom, mom, hello. then it hung up. immediately i called my mom and she said, i'm at work. what's wrong? and immediately i broke down. >> reporter: it's another twist in the virtual kidnapping scam, this time using spoofing where the alleged crook makes it appear like you're receiving a call from a loved one's real phone number. >> they try to keep it at such a fever pitch that they'll
convince the caller to pay and it does happen unfortunately and it did in this case. >> reporter: experts say to help determine if it's a scam, ask to speak to your loved one directly. if they refuse, ask them to describe your loved one. finally, while staying on the phone, attempt to contact that loved one via text, social media, or through any other means. most importantly, try to stay calm. >> keep your wits about you, ask them questions like, put my mother on the phone so i know this is a real situation. you try also to keep the caller on the telephone as long as possible. they know if you get to another phone and are able to send a text to your loved one you'll know they're not kidnapped. >> so disturbing. lesley filed reports with the fbi and the local police who tell us they are investigating. she hopes her story will help prevent the next person from becoming a victim. guys, these scammers are convincing. this kind of experience can be
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victor, some fans, they're going to have to wing it this year. >> oh! >> reporter: all right, so, cecilia, thanks to some supply chain issues wings are now more expensive and in some cases a little tougher to find and with the big game just around the corner, the demand is sky high. this morning, with the super bowl less than a month away, could there be a shortage of supplies for super bowl parties? the world's largest liquor maker warning that supplies are running low, saying that prices could be rising for some of their best-sellers including don julio tequila, and chicken wings now running low at restaurants and supermarkets. >> we haven't experienced a chicken wing shortage at stew leonard's, but we have deliveries planned, and coming up, and we're hoping we won't run into a supply chain problem and get shorted at all. >> reporter: according to the usda, the price per pound is up by more than a dollar compared to last year. an eight-piece order of wings up
nearly $3 on average. >> it's crazy. but you got to get a product that people can afford to do. you know, you can't charge $100 million for wings, you know, no matter how much they go up, or you can't overcharge for a draft beer. so it's, okay, what are we -- we got to make sure the customer is happy. >> from atomic to lemon pepper we make it our own way. >> reporter: wingstop now altering their menus, offering chicken thighs. last year, americans consumed some 1.42 billion wings during the big game. this year, the national chicken council says there won't be a wing shortage. like almost anything else you buy right now, wings will be a little bit more expensive, but they'll be stocked. so the advice from the national chicken council which i just learned was a thing don't wait until kickoff to place your order for wings. guys? >> thanks. i'm trying to think of another
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bay area moving forward finding solutions. this is abc seven news. morning everyone. i'm kumasi, aaron from abc, seven mornings checking in now, would you be now for a look at traffic? hydro vita high kamasi. thank you. good morning, everyone, so we are going to start with the maps and update on the stall that we were following institutional. all lanes are back open. you're just looking at some minor delays in the area in south bend, 6 80 before and draw today, then bringing in walnut creek because this has definitely changed live. look here showing you 6 80 that's southbound traffic. is packed right now. so expect delays in that area wrapping up here with the live look at the richmond san rafael bridge, where speeds are under the living until you make your way about halfway across the bridge as he traveled westbound on 5 80 hydro hydro bina, we're tracking a chilly start to our friday the numbers right now. mainly in the thirties and the forties. but alive. look east bay hills camera almost looks like a
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her hilarious hot wings adventure. lara will have that in "pop news." plus with valentine's day coming up, we'll tell you what you need to know about love bombing. patti stanger will tell us what we need to watch out for. first we have a lot of news this morning starting with millions of americans on alert for that major nor'easter expected to bring heavy snow, damaging winds and coastal flooding. ginger is tracking the very latest. good morning, again, ginger. >> reporter: good morning. did you order the appetizer? that's what we're getting right now. this is not the nor'easter but a little snow out ahead of the actual system. the arctic air that's going to be coming in and those will meet. that's where we will have trouble especially late night through tomorrow. even though you're seeing issues with a little burst of snow, believe me, it is not even able to travel tomorrow type of snow we're talking about. that's why you see the advisories. west virginia, north carolina, south carolina, but the blizzard warnings up through the jersey
shore includes parts of boston, of course. they could see two to four-inch per hour snowfall rates. when that type of snow happens you are going to add up feet in some places in coastal new england, but you're also going to have gusts up to 60 miles an hour. so the timing of the heaviest snow, it is going to be in bands and it will come in late tonight through early tomorrow but saturday during the day it is going to be gusty, very difficult to get around anywhere near the coast. if you had travel plans, please consider rearranging those especially if you're on long island or parts of connecticut and the cape. look at the extreme impacts where we could see power outages. we could also see the drifting that will be a problem. big waves and coastal flooding, george. >> time to hunker down. thanks, ginger. we turn to president biden's upcoming nominee to the supreme court as the president has promised to fill the seat of justice breyer with a black woman by the end of february and then on to the senator. let's go back to our seen your white house correspondent mary bruce.
good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning. well, the search here at the white house is now under way. the president says he's already been reviewing bios of potential candidates. the white house telling us he's going to be casting a wide net and that this will be a rigorous process. president biden this morning is looking to make history with his first supreme court pick and fulfill a key campaign promise. >> i've made no decision except one. the person i will nominate will be someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience, and integrity. and that person will be the first black woman ever nominated to the united states supreme court. >> reporter: biden saying he will announce his pick by the end of february. he's promising to look at a broad array of candidates and even though his nominee could be confirmed with just democratic support, biden is vowing to seek input from across the aisle. >> i'm going to invite senators from both parties to offer their ideas and points of view. i'm also consulting with legal scholars and lawyers and i'm fortunate to have advising me in the selection process vice president kamala harris.
>> reporter: the senate's top republican, mitch mcconnell, says he'll give biden's pick a fair look, but adding the president must not outsource this important decision to the radical left. the white house firing back. >> if anyone is saying they plan to characterize whoever he nominates after thorough consideration with both parties as radical before they know literally anything about who she is they've obliterated their creditability. >> reporter: justice stephen breyer always made clear the court is not a place for politics. he is now finishing out this term and won't be leaving the court until later this summer. cecelia? >> i know you'll stay on top of that and this next story i want to tell everybody about. major political news. there is a new occupant at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. the bidens welcoming a new cat. her name is willow. she is very cute after the first lady's hometown willow grove, pennsylvania, and like any cat she has a lot of personality. clearly a cat person wrote that. she actually connected with dr.
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today ♪ ♪ you're special ♪ >> oh, yeah, i think mom approves. lizzo writing that she was nervous to share the new music for unknown reasons, it's amazing, but that having the support of your family is all you need. "special" is the first new from lizzo since august. it couldn't come at a better time, great sound and lyrics and special video she shared with us. next up, tracee ellis ross is even funny when she's in pain, apparently. watch this video of her getting a little hot under the collar if you will. she takes the wings of death challenge on youtube. the show is called "hot ones." she's trying a hot sauce called the bomb beyond insanity. >> aaagh! ah! ow! mommy. >> it's got to be the spiciest thing you've ever eaten. >> it's not spicy. that's rude.
what is that? why would you do that? who eats that? what is that for? what is that for? >> i think specifically for this show at this moment. >> who thought of that? you're a bad person. >> one viewer commenting that that sauce that tracee called rude should be declared a chemical weapon. her mommy, diana ross, did not come to her rescue and didn't need to. she completed the challenge eating ten wings in ten increasingly hot sauces all while being interviewed. i mean, that is a great show. then finally a shoutout this morning to methuselah, the oldest aquarium fish. look at this 9-year-old beauty. a very rare lung fish living at the california academy of sciences in san diego. she was brought here from australia in 1938.
in 1947 she was in the local papers as scientists declared her species the genetic link between fish and amphibians because methuselah and her breed can breathe both in water and out of water. yeah, it's very bizarre. she loves belly rubs. she loves fresh figures, fesh not frozen. her caretaker described her as an underwater puppy that will live past 100. there's your friday "pop news." a real pu pu platter for you. >> thank you, lara. we're going to turn to our "gma" cover story. we're taking a closer look at parenting during the pandemic and an alarming number of children are experiencing anxiety and depression and goldie hawn addressed it saying, covid trauma is hurting a generation of kids. erielle reshef back with that story. hey, erielle. >> reporter: hey there, george. experts we talked to echoed her concerns pointing out this pandemic has essentially upended our children's lives, exacerbating an already growing mental health crisis.
this morning, actress goldie hawn penning a powerful op-ed on the mental health crisis plaguing children amid the pandemic saying, we have failed them as a nation. hawn writing in "usa today," we will survive the covid-19 pandemic, but i'm not sure we can survive an entire generation whose collective trauma sends them hobbling into adulthood. we need more research. more preventive care and more early intervention. >> i've just been really feeling sad and overwhelmed and down and still hoping we'll get over it someday. >> reporter: for kids like 11-year-old anderson fields, the pandemic has sent their anxiety soaring. >> he won't go into stores with me, grocery stores has not been in since the pandemic started. there are times when he seems to get really uncomfortable around crowds. it's just not a way to grow up. >> reporter: one study finding depression and anxiety symptoms in children have doubled compared to pre-pandemic
estimates and continue to remain high. >> what are some of the things you are seeing yo in your practice when it comes to kids and mental health? >> kids are feeling more stressed, more isolated. the disruption in schools and usual routines and activities is also stressful for kids. >> reporter: one of the more alarming trends, suspected suicide attempts for girls ages 12 to 17 were up nearly 51% in 2021. while experts say children are resilient, anderson's mom says banking on that expectation isn't fair. >> we keep talking about how resilient kids are and i think that's a little bit the lie we tell ourselves to get through the day. yes, kids are resilient to normal things, not to this. >> resilience does not necessarily agree with the disturbing statistics. as much as we might be encouraged that kids and adolescents can be resilient we really have to be realistic about the fact that we need eyes on them. >> reporter: there are ways to help. a new study found engaging in physical activity, getting better sleep, and participating
in family activities work to shield 11 to 14-year-olds against the harmful effects of the pandemic on their mental health. on the flip side, researchers also found that more screen time including social media and video games were important predictors for anxiety and negative effects among children. >> what i'm cautioning them around, don't necessarily only lean on screen time. yes, it makes sense. we need to be more flexible and doesn't mean we still don't want our kids getting up, outside and getting exercise, getting fresh air, doing activities with the family. >> reporter: and experts tell us that one of the key factors in developing kids' resilience is having caregivers that are supportive that they can rely on. they say it's vital to check in with your kids around early intervention is key. george? >> thanks, erielle. let's check in with dr. dave
anderson. thanks for joining us. let's go over the warning signs parents should be watching for. >> absolutely. it's good we're talking about this. if we're looking at young kids and the segment summarized a few of the things. look out for changes in mood or daily habits where a kid might be sad or anxious in situations they weren't before or sleep or eating patterns have changed. we also want to look out for irritability. that's a hallmark of child depression where a kid may get angry with parents or with challenges and lastly for young kids, who may not be able to talk as easily about emotion look out for stomachaches or headaches, or vague body pain to be their way of saying they're stressed. >> different signs for teens? >> absolutely. teenagers may show differently in the sense that we may see a little more withdrawal or isolation where teens are a little bit more withdrawn from family or friends. at the same time we night see changes in their interest and activities andthey might lose interest or not report the same enjoyment of sports or maybe art activities and then lastly we want to look out for drugs or alcohol or signs they may be using as a way to cope with challenges. >> this creates anxiety for the parents. how can they help their kids?
>> the most important thing is reminding parents they can do something. in that sense parents can talk to their kids about what they're going through. they can promote wellness habits in the home. try to get more sleep. eat a little bit more regularly. hydrate and move our bodies. parents can use support systems and break down stigma by talking to teachers and coaches and particularly school-based mental health professionals might be able to gets eyes and help. there are also online resources. we have a recently released project, the healthy minds thriving kids project with online resources for parents to use with kids and teens lia?weu. her shape jni months, now worth $3.2 billion. rebecca is back with details on how she did it. hey, rebecca. >> hey, cecelia. that is inflation. this is a company that didn't exist until 2019. they managed through the
pandemic and now kim kardashian's skims are valued at more than $3 billion. this morning, kim kardashian taking her shape and loungewear company skims to a whole new level. the company doubling in value over the last nine months to $3.2 billion protecting sales to hit 400 million this year. >> skims became widely successful because of the brand recognition that kim kardashian really taps into the customer who wants to aspire to be like her via fashion, her business sense. >> the perfect shapewear didn't exist. >> reporter: the brand founded in 2019 selling shapewear, body suits, and shorts and has expanded to loungewear, robes,
pajamas and the official loungewear undergarments outfitter for team usa athletes in the upcoming games in beijing and the jenners are keeping up with kardashian success with their own booming business ventures. kylie jenner's makeup empire, kylie cosmetics sold for a whopping $1.2 billion and right behind her kendall jenner releasing her own line of 818 tequila in may, 2021. >> cheers. >> reporter: according to "forbes," kim kardashian's estimated net worth is $1.2 billion which includes income from cosmetics, perfumes, and mobile game, as well as her reality show that ended its 20-season run last year. >> if skims continues to grow at the rate it's growing it's either going to get acquired or potentially go public. >> what is the takeaway for all of us non-billionaires? skims really benefited from the introduction of pajamas and loungewear just as the pandemic began and entered the cozy collection as people were giving up on shapewear and lounging instead. if you're running a business you got to be agile. remember, there are pivots involved and remember that kim kardashian's social presence may look like it's all fun and games
but this woman works hard around the clock 24/7. and, michael, she pays serious attention to every last detail, michael. >> i think that gets lost how hard she works. thank you so much for that. now with valentine's day just a few short weeks away, january is the busiest month for online dating. that's according m ndcupid. buhow do you know if youe found the real thing o? millionaire match maker patti stanger is here with advice to navigate the dating world. always great to see you. >> hi, michael. how are you? >> #lovebombing has 80 million views on tiktok alone. what does it mean and what are the warning signs of a love bomb? >> it's a seduction technique. it's basically a way to get the person you want by complimenting them, overexaggerating saying you're my soul mate, we're gonna
fall in love and we're going to have a future together. it's not real. it's not sincere. >> how can you tell the difference between love bombed and someone who has genuine affection for you? >> you know what, you have to spend time with this person and you got to meet them in person. a lot of these love bombers are text messaging online, and the dating apps and they're not meeting them, or they're sending flowers and gifts or, you know, overexaggerational. when you spend time on a consistent basis you'll know whether this person is real. sometimes you have a gut feeling. you know it's too good to be true. >> you definitely got to trust your gut. what could people do to make sure that this doesn't happen to them? >> a lot of the love bombers have anger issues. they're narcissists. you want to pull back. maybe cancel some dates. maybe not text message or call them back right away and if they have anger, you know this isn't a real thing because their agenda is more important than yours. they don't have feelings. they don't care. they just want what they want. >> patti, thank you so much for your advice just in time for valentine's day. we appreciate you as always. >> thanks.
>> all right, thank you. now we go to ginger. hey, ginger. >> reporter: michael, you're the absolute best and i'm not just giving you love bombs because i had no idea what that was before that segment. i got to talk about a bombogenesis in the nor'easter. let's start in virginia. virginia beach, norfolk, right, they have had seven inches of snow. that's more than their annual average. they've gotten it all month, and they're expecting more. a lot of folks getting a couple of more inches, four, maybe more. up the jersey shore heavy bands of snow. there could be feet of snow in massachusetts but with that coastal flooding. keep an eye on that. that's the big picture.
now to our "gma" buzz pick, this week we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of an american classic, here's casey, the owner of golden bee book shop in liverpool, new york. >> this week's aptly named buzz pick is "the secret life of bees" by sue monk kidd. "gma" first featured this title in a book segment 28 years ago and since then it's gone on to sell over 8 million copies. the story remains as timely as ever. set in 1964, it explores themes of racism, the power of women, and the importance of mother figures. >> thank you very much. "the secret life of bees" was also adapted into a movie in 2008. thanks to casey and the golden
>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. julian: good morning, we want to get a check of traffic. jobyna: good morning, everyone. we will start in richmond where we were following a crash on eastbound i've hundred 80 at central avenue. -- at 580 at central avenue. in walnut creek, southbound 80 is busier but that big back up we saw earlier from the crash lian:weatherecast after
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drew: live with kelly and ryan is next. we will look back on moments at 2021 at 9:00 a.m.. fog was not an issue this morning, 10 miles, it's chilly out there with 30's and 40's. partly cloudy skies this afternoon and another mild day with temperatures in the low to mid 60's. sunset is at 5:28 p.m. julian: we will have another news update in about 30 minutes
on abc 7 news and the news is always on at abc7news.com. join us weekday mornings from ♪ don't stop me now i'm having such a good time i'm having a ball ♪ back now on "gma" with actor patrick wilson launching into space alongside halle berry in the epic new sci-fi movie, "moonfall." good morning, mr. wilson. how are you doing, bud? >> i'm good, man. how are you? >> i'm doing great. growing up were you ever interested in space or possibly one day being an astronaut? >> well, first of all, as i talk to you, you're the only guy here that's been to space. [ laughter ] i did. you know, i grew up in florida and certainly in the '80s in the height of the space race of, you know, shuttles going off all the
time it was a big deal and i remember specifically waking up early in the morning, sometime before sunrise and you'd watch it on tv and we would go out to our dock. we were in st. pete's, on the other side of florida but after a minute you saw it come over the horizon so it was such a thrill and here to even just be acting it is a dream come true. >> after doing the acting, you ready to join michael and go into space? >> let's do it. let's go. i'm in. >> i like the attitude. love the spirit. >> let's take a look at you in action. >> we better do something fast or we'll crash down. >> i never should have come. >> see if the moon can pull us the rest of the way. casey, can we do it? >> come on, buddy. can we do it? >> oh, i don't know. >> go for srb separation. >> completed. >> oh, god, if this doesn't work we're dead. >> it better work.
>> whew. you were filming inside a real space shuttle. anything about that surprise you? >> i mean, everything. we're actually filming in a real space shuttle. the only difference is we are on a sound stage in montreal. so you're playing a video game without watching the video game. you feel like a fool, i'll be honest with you. >> we had halle berry here yesterday talking about this great movie also and what was it like to be able to work with her floating through zero gravity with halle berry? >> well, if you're going to go to space you might as well go with halle berry. [ laughter ] well, you know, i mean here we are trying to act -- those suits are not made for gravity. we'll just say that. you're trying to act like you're on a space walk meanwhile you're on wires and it's uncomfortable and, you know, you're way too heavy to be up there. it's our job to make it look easy so hopefully we pulled it
off. >> you definitely do. last time you were on "gma" you said you take something from every one of your projects. did you take something from "moonfall"? >> why are you outing me? >> i'm not. i'm just curious. >> well, at the very least i always take my chair back with my name because i figure hopefully one day my kids will think that's cool. what did i take? i took some boots, actually. i do like to take shoes a lot. sometimes for me personally but usually i like to take things that i can sell for charity down the line so i do have some cool boots that i stole and now they'll ask for them back so thank you. [ laughter ] >> what do your kids think now? do they prefer dad as an astronaut or supervillain in "aquaman"? >> honestly my kids prefer me home. y - they're y we st this in the pandemic during -- in montreal. i couldn't go home for several
months. it's hard. that's hard on a family, like many families. for me when i show them this movie, they can at least go that's what you were doing when you were gone last fall. i'm excited for them to see it. >> we're excited for "aquaman 2" and you finished shooting it. can you give us a sneak preview? >> yep, i'll give you the whole plot. [ laughter ] >> listen -- >> it's -- i mean, of course i can't say anything. i will say james wan, the scene director and my collaborator and boss, james, doubled down on this as far as the stunts, the excitement, the humor, the fun, that's something that really made "aquaman" really soar for me. it's just the amount of fun we had on screen so we had a great time together and i can't wait to see it put together. >> patrick, it's always fun. we always have a great time with you. we appreciate your time this morning. >> good to see you guys. see you soon.
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in chicago, a city overwhelmed by homicides. michelle obama and the obama presidential center are making that young girl and other victims are never forgotten. robin has the story of the tribute. >> to this day i carry haidya's story with me everywhere i go. >> reporter: this morning the oba obama's highly anticipated presidential center getting a very special touch. >> why i am so proud to announce the naming of the haidya pendleton winter garden at the obama presidential center. >> reporter: 15-year-old haidya pendleton's life was tragically taken at the hands of gun violence shortly after her drill team performed at president obama's second inauguration. >> i never had the opportunity to meet haidya while she was alive, but in the aftermath of her death at her funeral, i met her family. i met her classmates and i immediately understood the extraordinary power and potential that lay inside of
this young woman. a potential that was stolen from us by the tragedy of gun violence. >> when i learned that the winter garden would be named in honor of haidya, my heart just melted. i was at a loss for words because i knew people would be saying her name. >> reporter: widespread gun violence, a growing issue for the obamas' beloved chicago with nearly 800 murders last year. it's what president obama and i discussed last september at the center's groundbreaking. >> during my presidency talk about something i wanted to get done that i couldn't get done was get smarter common sense gun safety measures in place congress but what we can do is potentially give young people the sense that there's another way for them to empower themselves. >> reporter: they're hoping to do just that with their new presidential center. a beacon of hope right in the heart of the south side.
>> i know that haidya's loss is still raw and devastating for so many of us, especially on the south side, but hopefully this garden can help share her light with even more people for generations to come. >> such an important tribute. let's go to ginger. >> reporter: all right, and let's check those windchills because after the snow is flying, it is not going to get warmer. it is going to only get colder. we stopped at 6:00 a.m. so many folks feeling like the single digits and just gets worse through the day as winds kick up and then it's going to stay freezing through sunday so travel will even be difficult well after the snow has stopped flying. that's the big picture. a and now we have news that "cheer" is going on tour.
>> reporter: now we have news that "cheer" is going on tour. the emmy award winning docuseries is being transformed into a live performance event, the first of its kind that will showcase fan favorite cheerleaders from the nation's top two rival college programs called "cheer live" and kicks off a 38-day adventure on june 1st in san diego and we get the cast right here in new york when they visit. lara? >> hey, thanks, ginger. that sounds amazing. and so does this. i had the great opportunity to visit with chip and joanna gaines recently for the launch of their magnolia television network and that and their hit show "fixer upper" is just some of the things this dynamic duo is up to, running a media design empire, all from their backyard. ♪ welcome to waco. a rural town in west texas that has been transformed by chip and joanna into a lifestyle mecca for home design. now the king and queen of shiplap are showing me their latest project worthy of their
title. >> why is there what appears to be a castle in the middle of waco, texas, and why did you buy it? >> it's castle heights. this is our favorite neighborhood in waco. it sat vacant for probably 20 years. i think chip tried to buy this project eight different time. >> yeah. >> reporter: the private residence built to look like a castle dates back to 1908 and has long been chip's ultimate fixer fantasy. p>> so chip finally buys it and doesn't tell you. >> that's just like the nature of our relationship. it's like jo loves surprises. surprise, we got a castle. i remember he said i want to take you on a lunch date. >> reporter: that lunch date caught on camera for an upcoming episode of their beloved show "fixer upper." >> the castle! i got it. >> he scared me. >> reporter: but they weren't scared of the work. the gaines diving in, painstakingly bringing the castle back to its glory days by using futuristic tricks of the trade. >> a mantel like this, god
knows, this thing probably costs $30,000 or $50,000 in context. nowadays they would make it out of styrofoam and from the naked eye you would never know the difference. >> this is a "gma" fixer upper exclusive. styrofoam instead of plaster. >> the future. >> reporter: it's also the future of joanna's style evolution. get ready to see less shiplap and more variety. >> when we think of your style, i believe that there's a term like modern farmhouse. >> farmhouse fresh. the reason why i think the farm kind of stuck is when we first started filming "fixer" we bought the first farm house i ever touched, uncovered the shiplap. it was like gold. i was like, this is gorgeous. it's a farm house. let's expose this. then every client that came after the farm house asked for shiplap. i've evolved into -- i have a love more multiple styles and don't want to be put in a box. >> let's show her the first fixer upper. >> reporter: they take me to the house that started it all. their first joint project back
in 2013. >> that's it. get out. we're taking a selfie. >> everybody say cheese. >> yes. >> jo, how many houses in waco and the surrounding area would you say you guys have touched? >> we did the math a couple years ago and at that point it was 250 to 300. >> reporter: before the fixers there was another business. > so this is the little shop that we opened in 2003. we were married in 2003. opened up this little shop. >> wow. >> there she is. >> welcome, come on in. chip and joanna gaines, waco, texas. >> welcome to the little shop. >> come in. selfies are extra. we're charging 50% off. you don't mind if we ask collectively this question. we have always wondered for years now what is it about this show that has drawn y'all to waco, texas? why are you all here? >> we were amazed at magnolia that it was so not touristy, it
was just home. >> reporter: 1.5 million fans visited the silos last year alone. it is chip and jo's field of dreams bringing 600 new jobs to waco. >> you guys ready to see your fixer upper? >> reporter: their popularity and business savvy led to their next venture running their own tv network. almost a month into the launch it's something that still feels a little like a dream. >> that's meant for oprah winfrey. that's meant for, you know, walt disney. it's not meant for chip and joanna gaines in waco, texas. >> but here you are. >> reporter: here they are. guys, check your local listings to find that network in your cable system. so many fabulous original shows on there. two of them, "mine for design" with brian patrick flynn, and "restoration road" are amazing. we got to go on the sets, talk with the hosts and we'll post exclusive video from both and so
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♪ the barnes firm, injury attorneys ♪ ♪ call one eight hundred, eight million ♪ ♪ ♪ welcome back to "gma." for the first time in two years the "dancing with the stars" gang, guys, they are back on the road. season 30 mirror ball trophy winner right here, iman shumpert rocking the stage with the cast of "dancing with the stars" dare to be different and he's joining us right now. good morning to you. >> good morning. good morning. >> i got to tell you, everybody in here, we are fawning over your sweater this morning. love it. looks great. >> oh, i was hoping i'd pick something appropriate, man. i was just trying to pick something appropriate. >> it is perfect for a chilly day. i got to ask you what it's been like to get back with your
"dancing" family and get back out on the road. >> it's been a lot of fun. i think with the show ending, you don't really realize how much you miss people until you just get back into the swing of things, your own everyday life. so it's been a lot of fun getting back on the road, finally getting to hang with the groups and the other couples a little bit more now that we're not so much in competition and everybody is on the same team now. so it's been a whole lot of fun. >> you guys spend so much time together and really become a little bit of a family. i got to ask you, you're headed to where i'm told rosemont, illinois, so close to where you grew up. you think you'll look out there and see family, friends, everybody coming to watch? >> yeah, i think i'll have a lot of family and friends in the building. a lot of people got their tickets when they first got the
schedu schedule. so it's definitely going to be a lot of fun when we get to rosemont. that's not too far from our high school. >> speaking of family, we were scrolling through instagram and i got to have everybody look at this. we saw -- it's your kids. so cute, but we see -- what a resemblance when you smile how much you all look alike. >> yeah, i think with the youngest one it's a little bit more than my oldest. my oldest, she kind of favors her mom a little -- a little more when you look at her straight on, but a lot of times once i smile big, you can see, yeah, i can't deny them kids. >> you can't deny it. well, you keep smiling, my friend. we are glad you're here with us and want to let everybody know tickets are on sale right now. we've got an incredible performance by iman and the cast of "dancing with the stars" "dare to be different." here they are.
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. julian: let's get you out of the door with a look at traffic. jobyna: thank you, i don't have much to say for traffic which is good. all of our crashes have cleared and all of our advisories have cleared as well as roadwork. looking at emeryville at the sunshine. drew: the weather is cooperating as well with temperature slowly rising through the 50's. we are warming nicely in some areas. you've got mostly sunny skies right now and that's how the day is shaping up stop a mixture of sun and clouds later with temperatures in the low and mid 60's. julian: time now for live with kelly and ryan would -- we will
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