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good morning, america. digging out. millions buried by the blizzard of 2016. now scrambling to clear all that record-breaking snow. >> this is horrible. we've been stuck in the truck for 13 1/2 hours. >> thousands of flights canceled. this morning the struggle to get cities up and running and people back to work. the very latest right now, on "good morning america." counting down to iowa. just a week until the first votes are cast the final sprint is on. as new polls show trump building his lead. >> i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any votes massive manhunt is on the way as three inmates break free.
new images overnight show their escape. authorities now warning they're considered armed and dangerous. ♪ super bowl showdown is set. >> denver wins it! heading to super bowl 50. >> after an epic battle between two of the greatest quarterbacks ever, peyton manning comes out on top in a nail-biter against tom brady. >> the carolina panthers are nfc champions. >> and cam newton dances his way to the super bowl 50. now it's the young gun versus the legend. the epic showdown is on. we do say good morning, america, on this monday morning. lot of fans are celebrating with the carolina panthers and denver broncos. dancing to super bowl 50. what a game. what a game between those two and peyton manning, you see him in the -- yeah news conference after the game that's his
little son, right behind him. >> having some fun. what a rivalry with tom brady. that may have been the last one. >> could be. >> all of us in the east digging out from that monster blizzard. look at this view of the storm from space. >> take a look at this -- >> oh. >> baltimore, cars still buried under all that snow. 80 million people impacted over 13 states. it was a deadly storm as well. 28 deaths more than 12,000 flights canceled. >> and with everyone fighting back to normal this morning, a new storm may be on the way. rob marciano starts us off in long island new york. good morning, rob. >> reporter: good morning, george. what an historic storm. certainly a generational storm. records being broken if not shattered. this storm came on a weekend. now it is monday and time to get back to work and for millions of
americans, they're climbing through snow banks and having to dig out. this morning, the northeast still reeling from that historic blizzard. 80 million people buried by the massive winter storm. tens of thousands spending the weekend without power. major cities under siege. new york. philly. d.c. paralyzed. this morning, those cities digging out. >> lot of cleanup to do and it's still not going to be entirely safe. >> reporter: newark receiving 28 inches. baltimore, 29. one town in west virginia a whopping 42 inches of snow. the furious accumulation of powder captured in time-lapse video. aerial drones showing the blanket of white. this home blockadeing in their home. a new jersey mom and her 1-year-old son tragically lost to carbon monoxide poisoning in
their car. highways hazardous. thousands of accidents. >> we haven't had any food since yesterday. >> reporter: this church barricaded in the snow. the group holding mass to lift spirits of the marooned travelers. and the duquesne basketball team trying to return home from a winning weekend, stuck on the pennsylvania turnpike for 22 hours. >> we actually took some of the food that we had and rationed it. >> reporter: digging out an entire team effort. >> we had the entire team push the bus home. >> reporter: and now, after a couple of days this snow has gotten more come about. we're seeing sub freezing temperatures just about everywhere in the snow zone. if you're away from the water, like d.c. you're in the teens. a dramatic difference from new york to say new jersey. bitterly cold this morning. sleek out there. we warm up during the day and then it refreezes things at
night. so it will be treacherous morning commutes the next few days. thursday and friday the potential of another storm. >> a busy weekend for you, rob. thank you. now the nightmare for air travelers. we told you about the thousands of flights canceled from the storm. the effects are still being felt this morning and abc's david kerley has the latest. he joins us from his home away from home, reagan national airport. >> the airports along the east coast are coming back to life. here's we haven't seen fromor a couple of days -- look. about 200 miles of pavement here in the district of columbia alone. as we mentioned 1200 flights canceled already today. that's 12,000 for the storm and it's not just these airports. this ripples across the entire country. robin and george here's the good news the first arrival
here 20 minutes ago. first departure supposed to leave if a couple of minutes. it will take a couple of days to get the system back up and running, guys. >> i was on a -- supposed to be on a flight later today, maybe tomorrow. >> everyone handled this one pretty well. the jersey shore, flooding there that rifled hurricane sandy. here's what it looked like after the storm. other areas not so lucky and abc's linz jie janis with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, george. barrier islands like this southern new jersey the hardest hit. chunks of ice floating through the streets as powerful waves and high tides submerged entire communities. i want to take you inside this deli to what some folks are waking up to the owner said he got about 2 feet of water. look at this that's the mark
from sandy. all of the stuff is destroyed including expensiveequipment, including this refrigerator. >> all right, linzie thank you. as we have been saying they're digging out in washington d.c. as well. take a look at the nation's capital as well. so deserted. deer running through the streets. >> that's fun. >> but this morning, all eyes in that town on the race for the white house. now entering its crucial final week before the iowa caucuses. just seven days to go. we have team coverage for you as the candidates make their pitch to voters. cecilia vega has the latest. >> reporter: robin, good morning to you. what a busy weekend it was here in iowa. hillary clinton and bernie sanders clocking in a lot of miles. right now it's crunch time and it comes down to this -- who can
excite voters? and who can get them out to caucus come monday? this morning, hillary clinton and bernie sanders both waking up in the hawkeye state with one goal -- trying to convince eyians to pick them. >> i know some of you are still shopping. i like to shop too. >> reporter: both sides zig zagging around the state. each logging hundreds of miles. clinton making five campaign stops just this weekend. sanders, seven. over the past two days more than 2,000 people showed up to hear clinton speak, for sanders on sunday alone, more than 4,000. even he seemed surprised by the turnout. >> this is a lot of people. >> reporter: but with just a week to go sanders is not holding back. >> you can tell when a campaign gets nervous, like the clinton campaign i think they're getting a little nervous, what do you think? >> reporter: from the coveted des moines register to the
boston globe saying it's clinton who would make a better president. and those are endorsements her team is very happy about this morning. now possibly a new contender. abc news has confirmed that former new york city mayor michael bloomberg is considering seriously jumping into this race to run as an independent. >> more on that in a minute. thank you, cecilia. the gop race now and donald trump in both up in iowa and new hampshire. tom llamas tracking it all. >> reporter: donald trump stayed at a holiday inn in iowa over the weekend. a very rare move for the front-runner who usually jets into and out of states. it shows he's committed in his own way. with those new poll numbers he's probably wishing voting started today. >> it's crunch time folks.
>> reporter: and donald trump may be thinking he's unstoppable. >> i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. okay? >> reporter: as trurp preached to his faithful over the weekend, a proster in a red turban interrupting him as he spoke about terrorism. >> bye. good-bye good-bye. >> reporter: trump telling the crowd the man won't be getting one of those now-famous trump hats. new polls show in iowa it's his race to lose. >> wow! >> reporter: but cruz issuing a war call to his supporters. >> if a republican candidate has for over 60 years of his life embraced a bernie sanders-style socialized medicine for all, is there any chance on earth that candidate would actually repeal obama care? >> reporter: conservative talk show host glenn beck who
endorsed cruz on saturday pledging to go door to door as "snl" had some fun with trump's recent endorsement. >> i wanted to take a break from my full-time career of writing things on facebook. >> reporter: tina fey repricing her role on snl. >> she's a fire cracker. she's a real pistol. she's crazy, isn't she? >> that was so good. today, former texas governor rick perry who twice tried seeking the republican nomination will endorse senator ted cruz. he'll be a campaign with a focus on veteran issues. zblrjts let's bring in jon karl to talk more about this. rick perry, one of the early candidates who went after donald trump, he paid the price. he's feeling the momentum of donald trump right now. >> especially in iowa george a couple of weeks ago, it looked
like cruz was the front-runner in iowa. take a look at this new poll from fox news. donald trump has a double-digit lead among republicans in iowa. george if he can pull off a win in iowa it's hard to see where he loses because his lead in new hampshire and the states that follow are considerably larger. >> let's talk about mike bloomberg right now the billionaire former mayor of new york. has had his eye on the white house for a long time. said he's willing to spend a big fortune if the conditions right. >> if he sees ahere it looks like bernie sanders will be the democrat donald trump or ted cruz would be the republican he believes this is an historic opportunity for an independent. he's likely to run. >> lot of debate over which party that will help and hurt. we'll move on now to that massive man hunt that's under way after three inmates e escaped a california jail.
abc's kanya whitworth has the latest. >> reporter: california on edge as the search for three escaped inmates turns desperate. >> it's not unlike this type of individual to obtain a weapon. >> reporter: officials say the three men on the run for a fourth day are considered armed and dangerous. they escaped from a maximum security jail friday after cutting through a metal grate and half-inch steel bars making their way to this roof and using a rope like this to rappel to the ground. >> the immediate thing that jumped out to me they had help and probably inside help. >> reporter: you can see in this surveillance video released overnight, a shadowy figure and the flicker. they believe that's one of the men moving across the roof. 37-year-old hossein nayeri charged with kidnapping and torture. 43-year-old bac duong charged with attempted murder.
jonathan tieu charged with murder. authorities believe it's gang-related. he's been in jail since he was 15. this morning, authorities are now expanding their search area more than 20 miles. this is the first escape from this jail in 20 years and they're offering a $50,000 reward for their capture. robin. >> all right, thank you, kanya. amy has the other big stories, including a new disturbing video from isis. isis has released a video praising the paris terrorist attackers. it supposed to show the paris attackers before their assault on paris. the men also have threatened to attack london. midair scare for passengers flying from miami to milan, italy the american airlines flight had to land in canada after hitting severe turbulence.
four passengers and three flight attendants were injured. also a delta flight diverted. el nino is speeding up erosion in california. the backyard of this home near san francisco is gone. you see that stretching over the cliff. units in nearby apartment complex have been condemned as it slips away. and finally, a diver in mexico wanted to get extra close for some reason to a great white shark, so he reached out and touched him in the nose. he did this as his friend held out bait for the shark. luckily for him, the shark took the bait not his hand. lucky, indeed. >> i think he just got lucky. >> you're in the lead for the
week. >> thank you. >> good start. matchup for super bowl 50 right now. stage set after championship sunday denver broncos are going to take on the carolina panthers. peyton manning up against cam newton after the broncos roughed up tom brady and the new england patriots. abc's ryan smith here with the latest. >> reporter: old school versus new. 26-year-old cam newton and the panthers versus peyton manning and the denver broncos. who had a win for the ages. >> denver wins it heading to super bowl r50. >> reporter: this morning, peyton manning, heading back to the super bowl for a fourth time. after winning a knockdown, grind it out football battle against his biggest on-field rival. the new england patriots. >> that's a touch down! >> reporter: their afc championship game sunday night. an instant classic. >> brady fields the snap.
>> reporter: the broncos' defense doing the talking in this slugfest. hitting brady over 20 times. the most hits on any quarterback in a game this season. even denver police poking fun at the patriots. tweeting out at a missing person notification on the patriots' defense. with just 12 seconds to play brady fighting back. >> it's caught by gronkowski! >> reporter: throwing this touchdown strike and just a two-point conversion away from tying it up when this happened. >> it's tipped in the air and it's intercepted! >> reporter: the broncos clinch clinching the win. >> two great football teams going at it. >> reporter: the broncos now set to face off the carolina panthers in the super bowl the panthers losing only one game all season. dominating a 34-point win over the arizona cardinals sunday night. their star cam newton, dancing his way into the end zone twice.
now, as they get ready for the biggest game of all, it's the young star versus one of the greatest. so manning saying he's not getting into what if scenarios whether the super bowl can be the last game. but he did have to answer to this. >> limited amount of playoff games -- uh just a few minutes. >> that's his 4-year-old son. take a look. proving that even a super bowl quarterback can be owned by a preschooler. >> it's like the opposite of steph curry's daughter. like i got this one, dad. >> thank you, ryan. back out to rob. >> hey, george lot of new yorkers probably watching those games yesterday. they're putting off the inevitable of digging this stuff out. local forecast is 30 seconds away. but first your select cities brought to you by mazda.
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. from abc 7 news, this is a good morning washington update. >> anchor: good monday morning. much of our region is still digging out. here auto eileen whalen with your forecast. >> meteorologist: partly cloudy skies today and highs in the upper 30s. we are definitely going to get more melting. overnight, mostly cloudy, not quite as cold. 27 to 33. winds will be light maybe even a little patchy fog and tomorrow, 40s, but a good bit
of cloud cover. a few showers developing through the afternoon but just rain wrapping up very early wednesday. dry for the rest of the week and into the weekend with highs back ah, into the 40s. >> anchor: eileen, some of the roads covered with ice from yesterday's meltdown and sunny skies that we had after the big storm. may certainly found some roads partially passible with a few lanes blocked as you make your way out. show what you is happening university boulevard in maryland. we have a water main break that does affect the roadway for folks travelling the eastbound direction between east wayne avenue and piney branch. a water main break does leave with us one lane passible through the area. may see this scene mostly across some of our region this morning as you make your way around. if you can the urge is still for to you stay at home to give us cleanup crews more time to tend to the roads. melanie. >> anchor: good advice, thank you. some normalcy. about 30 minutes ago metro started running limited train service, but only underground service and only on the orange,
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sunny morning in philadelphia. but a lot of snow there as well. more people trying to get to work after that massive blizzard. schools are closed in philly this morning and 80 million people all across the country feeling the effects of this storm. >> still trying to dig out. also right now, countdown to iowa is on. caucuses just one week away. polls have donald trump and hillary clinton out front. and word that a new name could be entering the race former new york city mayor michael bloomberg. new video from the earthquake that shook southern alaska on sunday. the strongest to hit that region in decade and you can see it right there. also this morning -- video of a police officer playing basketball with neighborhood kids. it went viral. sara. >> he said he was going to bring backup for the rematch.
look who he brought. i don't think anyone saw this coming. shaquille o'neal. we'll hear from the cop who made it all happen coming up. >> that's some backup. >> that's a big backup. >> 7 feet of it. also first in this half-hour, the murder case captivating the nation. now steven avery the convicted killer from the netflix making a murderer is breaking his silence. his new lawyer says she has evidence that will set him free. abc's linsey davis is here. >> reporter: she's using twitter to defend avery's innocence. announcing to her followers that she won't quit until she's out this morning, the man at the center of making a murderer the netflix series that's captivated the nation is speaking out from prison for the first time since the show's debut. steven avery wrote a three-page
letter to abc affiliate to saying the real killer is still out there, who is he stalking now? avery is serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of teresa halbach. he previously served 18 years in prison for a rape he did not commit. his defense attorneys claim avery was framed by the local count sheriff's department because of that multimillion-dollar lawsuit. >> how many times will steven avery be charged with rapes he didn't commit snr. >> reporter: also included in his letter comments on an hbo interview from his ex-girlfriend. >> what do you want people to know? >> the truth. >> which is? >> what a monster he is. and he's not innocent. >> he suggested that the state must have gotten to her and paid
her off to get her to say bad things about him. >> reporter: meanwhile avery's new attorney tweeting she visited her client and reviewed his 38 boxes of files adding he remains innocent and framed. telling the "the new york times" that she'll present new evidence in court. his former defense attorney telling abc news while he sometimes question his innocence -- >> a big part of me worries he might be guilty. if convicting people on maybes or possiblies is how this system worked that's great. but that's not how the system is supposed to work. >> one of the local sheriff's deputies has been accused of possibly planting evidence against avery has spoken out, be careful what you wish for if steven avery is ever freed he might just become your neighbor. robin. >> thank you, linsey.
more from dan abrams and nancy grace. joining us from atlanta. good to have you both here with us. you both have gone over the evidence and you feel that avery is guilty. but nancy, what do you make of the letter he recently wrote? >> well i'm not surprised about the letter and i find it interesting that he's actually quoting under the bible. he'll be set free by the truth. the truth in my mind is what convicted to start with. what i found to be the most compelling evidence of all, other than teresa halbach's bones, all of them 270-plus bones in his fire pit, burned within the steel raid yells of a tire that was burned there. it's called sweat dna. steven avery's sweat dna -- there's no dna in sweat.
but, blood cells, skin cells come out in your sweat and that's under her hood latch, there's no known way to extract sweat from a human, like -- you can force someone to give their blood, their hair their fingerprints they're walking their speech but not their sweat. her sweat is under her car hood. >> you feel that the evidence is overwhelming. dan, we heard from linsey's report he has a new lawyer. >> she'll have to have something more than just this witness now is re-evaluating this juror, is now rethinking to get a new trial, remember this has worked its way up through the wisconsin courts already. the wisconsin supreme court has already heard this and rejected this. she'll need something new that can literally prove to some degree by convincing evidence
that either the ed was planted or that someone else did it. and that's not going to be easy when you got all of this evidence. so one new question about a police officer isn't going to be enough to get him a new trial. she'll literally need a convincing piece of evidence. >> he's right. he's right. that's been argued so many times, newly-discovered evidence. another prong to newly-discovered evidence it could not have been discoverable at the time of the trial. it has to be new. dan was correctly describing the juror rethinking while another juror has told us that they slept like a quote, baby the night that steven avery was convicted and if he got out and they would be quote i take offense with steven avery jumping up from behind bars and saying she was paid to say he was a monster. >> let's talk about that. >> i didn't pay him.
>> this is her -- this is his ex-girlfriend who was on nancy's show talking about the fact that she felt that he's a monster snow. someone who's depicted in the documentary as being simp thet take him. just another person who's trying to falsely steven avery and now a whole list of them. the defense attorney said it just takes one person. >> lot of people are aware of this of course because of the documentary. public opinion, it shouldn't play a factor at all, but does it nancy? >> hey, if public opinion counted o.j. simpson would have been behind bars on double murder. >> it gets a judge to look more carefully at the case. i don't think it will change it. >> dan always nancy good to see you. thanks so much. >> bye, guys. thank you, coming up here on "good morning america" -- the supermom caught on camera
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and we're back now with our brave florida mom caught on camera fighting off car jackers threatening her kids inside. she's speaking out in an abc news exclusive. gio benitez with that. >> reporter: this brave, fearless mom, this will have you asking yourself what would i do? she was out to protect her children. it all happened in a blink of an eye. a trip to the gas station, turning into a heroic moment for a florida mom. watch as she fights off two armed man as they allegedly try to steal her car while her children sit inside. >> i had my kids in the car. he got in the car. >> reporter: she was traveling to miami with her 1-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son when she stopped to get gas. while at the pump police say these two men, juan carlos
gonzales, tried to carjack her padron sprang into action. a security camera at the gas station capturing it all. the protective mother diving into the car after one of the man pulling him out of the vehicle, stripping off his mask. they're then seen running off camera allegedly fleeing the scene in a getaway car. >> i didn't think about what they could do to me. i just thought about the kids. >> reporter: padron's son watching the whole thing from the backseat. >> my mom yelling at him. getting out of the car. >> reporter: the suspects spotted less than a mile from the gas station. police arresting the men. the trio now behind bars facing charges for alleged car jacking.
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noetd note. back now with what may be the best surprise ever. florida police officer called in for a noise complaints. he joined the basketball game. it was 5:00 in the afternoon. he brought in nba superstar shaquille o'neal. abc's t.j. holmes has more. >> reporter: call him backup and your backup is 7' 1" that will probably scare some people straight. they responded to a noise complaint about kids playing basketball went viral and his response was essentially, are you kidding me? this was clearly a slam-dunk case. when gainesville police officer bobby white responded to a complaint about a group of kids playing basketball too loudly in
the street -- he cried foul. >> can you believe someone is calling to complain about kids playing basketball in the street? >> it's 5:00 in the afternoon and kids being kids playing basketball -- >>. >> reporter: dark cam video of the street surprise. has been viewed more than 15 million times. viewed by another big basketball fan. shaquille o'neal surprised officer white saturday and offered to back him up in a rematch. >> it's unbelievable. >> told you i was going to bring some backup. >> shaq gave the kids the pickup game of a lifetime. and a profitable free-throw challenge. >> if you make one you get $100. >> reporter: a few hundred dollars and a few signed basketball letters, he ended
with. >> i will respect my elders and especially my parents. love you guys. >> shaq saw this 15 million people saw it online. he showed up at the police department and that was the result. >> kudos to the police officer there. getting to know the community. >> 5:00 in the afternoon, lot of worse things kids could be doing. >> how times has this network and others has shown videos that gone sideways. >> free-throw challenge from shaq. >> shaq can't make free throws. >> it was like nothing but net. >> way to go, shaq. we come back at the top of hour -- inside madonna's fight for her son. how her fans are helping her now. come on back. tecfidera is not an injection.
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this is a "good morning washington" update. >> anchor: a beautiful start to our monday. here is aileen whalewin a look at our forecast. >> meteorologist: partly cloudy skies today and highs in the upper 30s. we are definitely going to get more melting. overnight mostly cloudy, not quite as cold. 27 to 33. winds will be light, maybe even a little patchy fog. and tomorrow, 40s, but a good bit of cloud cover, a few showers developing through the afternoon, but just rain wrapping up very early wednesday. dry for the rest of the week and into the weekend with highs back ah, into the 40s. the sunshine certainly welcomed today but you may find icing on the roadways early this morning if you were waking this morning if you were -- making your way out. if you can the notice is to stay in, stay put so our work crews can continue the work to clear the roadways so travel maybe tomorrow or wednesday. and a look at 27. oh, it looked like they moved the camera on me. either way 270, a report of an issue. closer to 370 affecting the match and looks like the camera
is gone all the way out. again, that was on 270 at 370. again in gaithersburg. the ramp from 370 northbound to 270 where folks are traveling elsewhere, if you want to dump to your traffic lane cametbound between 29 centerville and 28. two right lanes are closed for snow removal there. folks traveling on the gw parkway northbound, we are shut down until noon today for snow removal between spout run park removal between spout run parkway and 23 parkway and 23. melanie >> the federal government is closed along with d.c., maryland governments. also closed the smithsonian museums as well as the national zoo, and all area national parks. local schools also closed, and we are running them at the bottom of your screen, but d.c. schools while closed will serve breakfast and lunch to students and families at ten locations in all four quadrants. the complete list of those schools at our web site at wjla.com. metro now open with limited service to underground stations service to underground stations. on the orange line trains are
good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. the big digout. millions scrambling to clean up and get out this morning after the deadly blizzard. it left thousands stranded on highways. >> i just want to get out of here and go home. >> thousands of flights canceled. the latest as so many try to get on the road to work. ♪ >> madonna's fight. the superstar reveals what's keeping her going right now as she fights for her son in an international custody battle. ♪ shond ya rimes trending huge over the weekend. speaking out about women, diversity and hollywood right now. >> believe me people of color are never anybody's side kicks in real life. >> chris rock has torn up his monologue and is rewriting the show. kim cattrall gets candid about age and happiness in your 50. >> older and feeling young is where it's at. >> how she's shaking things up.
the secrets of the original samantha as we say -- >> good morning, america! that was a good morning from kim cattrall right there. now you're looking live at our super saver stadium. coming in right now. they're going to compete today, head to head to try to save you money. share their secrets on how to do it. >> we never know what's going on upstairs. right above us right now -- we got to get up there and see it for ourselves the queen of organizing and best-selling author marie kondo is showing you how to declutter your life and find joy at the same time. >> she's absolutely amazing. i have redone my own drawers. i'm show you, i'm an expert now.
this video got everyone seeing the fun side of all that snow. panda at the national zoo. he's coming up in pop -- that's flexibility at its best right there. >> good, little nugget there. let's get to amy for the morning rundown. >> the big story this morning, of course the blizzard that brought so many cities along the east coast to a stand still and now it's making travel miserable. federal offices in washington remain closed. so are state offices in west virginia. the storm is blamed now for more than 2 dozens death and abc's eva pilgrim has more on the big digout. >> reporter: the big digout cleanup this morning after the weekend's record snowfall. blinding snow and fierce winds crippling major cities. d.c. philadelphia and new york feeling mother nature's punch. >> people have to take very
seriously what's going on here. >> reporter: along the jersey shore, huge chunks of ice floating down the streets and in some areas, water reaching high higher levels than hurricane sandy. the storm grounding more than 14,000 flights. >> i just want to get out of here and go home. >> reporter: some drivers are thankful to finally be home after being stuck on the pennsylvania turnpike. >> we have been stuck in the truck for 13 1/2 hours. >> reporter: the duquesne basketball team not moving an inch for 22 hours. >> it was a long time but we -- we did things to make the time go by. >> reporter: making snow angels and even pushing their bus. this storm is being blamed for 31 deaths including a mother and her 1-year-old who died from a car bohn monoxide poisoning. the battalion chief said one of the best things you can do while stranded run your cars 10 minutes every hour with your
window cracked open just in case your car is blocked by snow. >> and for the latest on travel delays logon to "good morning america."com on yahoo!! new details on the possibility of new york city mayor michael bloomberg entering the race for president as a third-party candidate. he'll consider entering the race in march if bernie sanders has a good chance of winning the democratic nomination. the hunt for three escaped prisoners in california is growing more desperate today. the men slipped out of a maximum security jail in orange county by cutting out a grate sandra pelling down ropes made from bed sheets. $50,000 reward is offered leading to their capture an update on this skier. captured on camera in alaska.
that's angel collinson, she could be heard yelling i'm okay after she finally came to a stop. she injured just two of her fingers. she's completely fine. that is remarkable. finally, a more heaven sight on this snow. of course everyone wanted to go suddenly here in new york including these three nuns. yeah, some of the city's best sledding slopes are just about a mile north of st. patrick's cathedral and they certainly took advantage of it. yep, they stayed in full habit and look at that. you can see they're having fun. giving new mean to the term snow angels. >> that true. let's go to sara. let's take a look at what's coming up on the "good morning america" morning menu. madonna sharing a powerful
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the latest on man do that's custody battle. she's thanking the public now. reena ninan here with the story. >> reporter: teenagers always seem to think that they know better than mom. in just a matter of days a judge will weigh in on whether madonna's son rocco can be forced back to new york. madonna may be the queen of pop and the material girl. but she's also a proud mom. ♪ happy birthday ♪ >> reporter: over the weekend, the 57-year-old pop icon leading the audience during her show in miami in a chorus of "happy birthday" for her 10-year-old daughter. >> fans think of madonna, the superstar and think of a lot of controversial things the things that she's proudest of is being a great mom. >> reporter: a trying new year for the mother of four. >> i have gone through
challenging times in my life. >> reporter: the star recently sharing a tearful moment with fans at her mexico city show with custody tug of war with her ex-husband guy richie. >> rocco is tired of being on tour with his mother. you're a kid, sitting in some green room or some dressing room backstage, it's probably not a lot of fun. >> reporter: rocco has reportedly missed school since visiting his father in the uk. after madonna reportedly appealed to the court in late december. over the weekend, the express yourself singer posting this picture of a letter she received from her fans expressing their unconditional support for the singer during her time of need writing, we're crying with you but we know you'll get through this. the singer captured the post thanks so much for this it means a lot to me. one word of kindness it can save
me. >> sent the message to fans your support means a great deal to me. >> reporter: madonna trying to stay positive. posting this selfie saying she's moving forward. nowhere else to go. we received out to guy, we received no comment. you know i got preschoolers god, please let me get through the diapers and sleeping through the night. but you forget how trying the teenaged years are. >> all right, reena, thank you. the latest in the growing conversation about diversity in hollywood. scandal superproducer and creator shonda rhimes receiving a major award over the weekend. and giving a speech that's making headlines. pointing out she's been creating diverse roles and strong female roles for over ten years. abc's chris connelly has more.
>> reporter: from tv producer extraordinary shonda rhimes responsible for scandal, grey's anatomy and how to get away with murder. >> women are smart and strong. they are not sex toys or damsels in distress. >> reporter: strong words this weekend. on the need to create diverse characters in entertainment that reflect reality. >> people of color are not sassy or dangerous or wise. believe me people of color are never anyone's side kick in real life. >> reporter: her speech part of an industry width conversation about inclusion. kick-started this time by the oscar nominations where for the second year in a row, none of the 20 acting nods went to a person of color. some planning to skip the oscars. including will smith. >> this is about children that are going to sit down and they're going to watch this show
and they're not going to see themselves represented. >> reporter: friday new initiatives from the academy of motion picture of arts and science. to double the number of oscar voters of women and minorities and place new limits on the voting privileges of. members who haven't remain active in moviemaking. these new measures will have an immediate impact. matt damon backing her. >> this is a strong first step. i thought she did something fast and bold and that was what we needed. >> reporter: producer of the oscars, reaffirming chris rock's participation. eager to address all the issues. rock supposedly told him, i'm throwing out the show i wrote and writing a new show. >> we spent some time with
shonda rhimes last year, there on the studio set and we talked to her about diversity and she had this puzzled look. as she said in her speech she just writes about life. it's just about what she sees the world. and the world is diverse. and so those are her characters. she's gotten great success. she's in the room. she's making these decisions. you have to have not just a ity in the films and tv shows and that but the decisionmake zblg no question. chris rock is in the room right now, pretty exciting that he's ripping up the show. >> that's one word. because people have reached out to him to get a comment from him and the academy people said no we'll wait you'll hear what he has to say in his monologue how you can find calm by
cutting the clutter. organizing guru marie ko in do is back and better than ever. spark joy and turn tidying up into an art in her new book. i'm obsessed with this new book. >> spark joy goes even further, getting rid of the mess a zenlike experience. ♪ in the battle against clutter, they are losing. >> we have a lot of stuff. all over our whole apartment. but we have the most of are baby clothes. >> the baby clothes are in the dresser in the closet. but they're overflowing. she's got her priorities straight people. >> reporter: thinking of adding to their family of four including a 14-month-old and
henry, 3. they have held on to clothes. who dow you feel when you walk into your home. >> little chaotic. little stressed. >> reporter: are you ready to get rid of things? >> i'm ready. >> yes. we need to simplify. we need to simplify things and our life. >> hi good morning. >> hi. >> i'm. >> before she can begin, marie must first greet the home letting the home know that she's there to let it know to tidy up. we take all of the kids' clothes out and go piece by piece to decide what to keep. only keep the items that spark joy. the rest can be given away. kondo even suggests thanking the clothes that you have decided to part with. >> thank you. >> thank you.
>> thank you. >> reporter: once our mountain of kids' clothes have been reduced it's time to tackle her most popular organizing tip. fooleding clothe in half or third, you should end up with a reck tack tangle that stand up by itself. her moth ed works with everything from the finest materials to tiny children's clothes, including kids' socks. when the sorting, the purging and the folding is done items are placed neatly in drawers or closets. how much easier is it? the result the kids' room transformed. >> whoa. it's like being at someone else's house. >> okay now that was a little tougher with baby clothes by the way. those clothes are tiny.
i just did this with my own drawer. i have a shallow drawer. try it. take the shirt, go a third way over. fold the sleeve over. you're going to want bring the opposite side all of the way across and then flatten that sleeve. then go from the bottom -- and sometimes this takes, depending how big the clothes is how many times you fold this way. mine is four. one, two, three, and once it's nice and flat you take it and put the collar down like that. the test if you did it right, if it stays up on its own. >> oh wow. >> look at that. >> the next step she suggests she color coded it. dark to light in your drawer. >> when you stack. >> you're not going to neglect one of the cute shirts you have on the bottom. >> you know what -- >> i know what i'm doing today. >> i read both books and i
couldn't get the knack, but now -- >> we got this robin. >> we actually have more folding tips. at goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! let's head back out to rob on long island city new york. >> good morning, guys. the sun is coming up but the snow is still here. tight streets like this in queens and brooklyn and the bronx and staten island they're tough. because you blow the snow up and you basically entomb these cars. there was a lot of people that were having fun in the snow this weekend. including the american league rookie of the year from puerto rico carlos, he's never seen snow before why not play baseball with some snowballs -- look at that form. that's great, great stuff. love that. hope you enjoyed the snow this weekend. it's still around. hard freeze warnings now with temperatures below freezing in some spots.
all right, we got a little bit of a eileen: partly cloudy skies, we are definitely going to get more melting. not quite as cold, 27 to 33 wind light w with patchy fog. tomorrow, 40's, showers developing to the afternoon, but just rain wrapping up early wednesday. drive for the rest of the weekend into the weekend with highs back into the 40's. >> this snow is really really packed in. i wished i never volunteered. we'll check back in with you guys 20 minutes. right now, "pop news." lot more fun than this. poor rob, we'll save you a cookie. you guys i'll get to these girl scout cookies. start eating now.
time now for "pop news." trending everywhere right now, a first-class fumble. over the weekend, andie macdowell took to twitter to say she was bumped down to coach class. her pup ava was not allowed in first class causing the downgrade. now haters coming out in full force calling out her first-world problem. she's happy flying in coach on a bus and a subway. she was peeved because she didn't get what she paid for. andie said there was more leg room in coach anyway. everyone should try coach once. dogs are allowed but in that situation -- >> because of the new cabins in the first -- so i hear they don't have places where you can
put things underneath. >> all of the animals will be in coach with me. so excited. kids up and down the east coast enjoying snowmaggedeon. but one in d.c. looked like he had a good time this is tian tian having a blast playing in the fresh powder. and like the rest of the internet watching this on loop so did j jeffrey perez, the maryland dad challenging tian tian to a snow battle. check him out. he said he's going to bring his family to see tian tian dressed in that panda suit. which is going to be amazing. . the problem is what if that panda thinks he's and a ya and plays rough. >> i have a question he just happened to have and a ya suit? >> i kind of loved jeffrey that he reached in his closet and pulled out and a ya suit. what's in your closet. finally, the cookies.
we have a special "pop news" poppin'. oh, gosh. thank you, george. it's milk and cookies monday. thanks to the girl scouts of the greater new york council, handing out cookies upstairs. we have some here, too. this morning is the official opening of girl scout cookie season. all of the different fun ones. thin mint is the most popular girl scout cookie. beating out the samoa which is amy's favorite. 2 the rio. there's i thought it was thelittle butter -- >> is that it? >> these are lemon nads. >> the blue is that the one? >> the shortbread cookie. you can order online. last year the website received
over 50,000 bringing in more than $10 million to help girls everyone. my peanut butter one didn't even make the top. you love this one, too, george. >> it's good. >> do you remember doing that? >> i buying a lot of them. >>t them, adorable. thank you. from abc 7 news, this is a "good morning washington"
update. >> good monday morning. much much our region is still digging out. here is aileen whalen your forecast. >> meteorologist: partly cloudy skies today and highs in the upper 30s. dedefinitely will get more melting. overnight and cloudy. not quite as cold, 27 to 33. winds light and maybe even patchy fog. for tomorrow. a good bit of cloud cover and a few showers developing through the afternoon and just rain. wrapping up very early wednesday. dry for the rest of the week and into the weekend with highs back ah, into the 40s. and will certainly lead to melting and icing overnight tonight. we are seeing very low temperatures this morning as well so certainly want to be careful if you have to leave but the note is to stay in as you can as we wait for our crews to continue their work this morning and to get those roadways open all the way until you can make safer travels for tomorrow and wednesday perhaps. we have a few accidents on 270. a look at shady grove road or near there. we have an accident in the local lanes northbound at 370.
it is rocking the right lane. that accident also closes a ramp from westbound 370 to 270 due to an overturned vehicle. for folks traveling on 395 northbound watch for a stalled caring the right side of the roadway at 149th street bridge melanie. >> okay, trenice, thank you. the first signs of things returning to normal here in d.c. an hour and a half ago, metro started running limited train service, but only the underground stations on orange red and green lines are open. on the orange line trains from boston to eastern market. from the red line from medical center to union station. and on the green line from fort taunton anacostia only. and take a look. these are the buses running today at metro operates on a lifeline bus scheduled. you can get more news weather and traffic updates on "good morning washington" on news
botox on the other hand that works every time. >> how we miss her. samantha jones. welcome back to "good morning america." kim cattrall there in the sex and the city. candid comments about aging and opening up about her new blow jekt this morning will talk to deb roberts. popular dating app tinder getting an inside look at the new formula they're using to determine who you get matched with. also this morning, a powerful and inspirational story about a father's legacy for his daughter. katie couric has that story. we begin this final half-hour with kim cattrall and the comments she's making. she has a brand-new role and she's getting candid with abc's deborah rocketsberts. >> a word the describe her could be fearless.
challenging hollywood stereotypes especially when it comes to aging this is a woman who's firmly in control of her life. for six seasons and two movies kim cattrall was the saucy one in the hbo's hit series. >> i could color all day every day if i had my way. i would use every crayon in my box. >> reporter: a samantha jones now meet a wife and mom more distrukted by men pause than hot sex. >> i'm going to sit on the couch for a while. >> reporter: your character can't be more opposite than samantha. we met over salad and salmon in new york city. and talked about her new series "sensitive skin." it's kind of your baby you're executive producer. >> it's the longest gestation period in the history of baby
hood. this is a that nobody is telling. >> reporter: cattrall stars as a former model coming to terms with aging. something that she's exploring in real life. >> it was more of an emotional journey of saying i'm in my 50s, now what? life is beginning again and she's not completely prepared for it. it can be a scary place but it's also new fresh fodder for comedy lot of people thought there would be a sex and the city 3. >> i don't know. it would be a tough script to write. it would love to go back. >> reporter: yet kim cattrall isn't looking backward. she's shaking things up redefining what it means to be a fulfilled and a beautiful woman. >> i tricked my body into thinking it's younger. >> reporter: post-38 in hollywood it's hard to you know -- >> 35. >> post-35.
it's hard -- >> it's hard to be 35. >> how hard is it to get older in hollywood. >> i turned down at will of work where i felt i would be playing somebody that's something something grotesque when you think of aging, something like a disease, buthere it's at. older and feeling young is w at. single and serene for kim cattrall happiness these days looks different than it did years ago. >> my life will change and it will evolve as i get older and i'm accepting that instead of fighting against it and that kind of letting go i think, does start to begin to feel like peace. >> and her peace is infectious. her new show sensitive skin is criticalically acclaimed. season two will be rolling out later this year. something that kim is fiercely
proud of. she's got other ideas for projects she's hoping to get going. came cattrall isn't waiting for the phone to ring. >> instead of talking the calls but making the calls. i'm happy for her. she seems at peace. >> very very happy and empowering about women. >> not just in hollywood but just in society, getting older, it's just viewed a certain way. as the saying goes it beats the alternative. >> thank you. as you said season 1 of "sensitive skin" is streaming now on netflix. the popular dating app tinder now, an inside look on a new feature to help you find the perfect match. it's called the desired rating. >> you know who i found on tinder? i found a bunch of girls who aren't interested in me.
>> reporter: yes, so wise teens on black-ish. you swipe right if you like left if it's a no-no. they're using a new supersecret formula, a desirability rating. >> it's a measure of the swipe left/swipe right ratio. >> reporter: based on interests, location and age. but now, the first ones you see will be folks in your league. >> individuals are presenting with individuals who are also at their same level of rating. >> i know everything. >> reporter: journalist uncovered the truth, only one who knows his rating. you get a sense of how many people are swiping right on you and how many people find you disposable. >> reporter: tinder told austin his rating when he was writing about the app for the magazine "fast company." >> it came out to 946.
>> desirability is far more nuanced. >> reporter: the average they say is about 800. so chin up austin. most of us will never ever known. >> tinder users can't learn their desirability measure because it's constantly changing. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt abc news los angeles. who would want to know at the table? >> no no no. >> no way. let piece go to rob. >> hey, george we're trying to dig this car out, it's not easy. got to be careful about your neighbors. there's just no place to put this snow. you don't want to bury another car. you have to find a pile. the other strategy of course is to scrape it out into the street and have the cars roll over that. that's going to be the battle here really across several big
cities with all this snow we got. out west we go the next storm will track knot. the south will be warming up. into the 70s across eileen: after early-morning freeze conditions s this morning we will move into the early afternoon for the m melting and digging out process. a few rain showers tomor >> this weather report is brought to you by walgreens. george, robin, i could use your help. come on. >> you're getting a workout today. no need to go to the gym. >> watch your back bend your knee. >> reporter: exactly. >> breathe. >> thank you. coming up -- a great story coming up. a doctor and father's
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we have a sad and a beautiful story now about a father's gift to his daughter. in the "the new york times" memoir when breath becomes air, doctor paul kalanithi shares his story. chief global anchor katie couric has his story. >> reporter: paula was the modern definition of a renaissance man, he majoreded in english and biology at stanford.
he went on to receive masters degree before heading to yale. >> at first i thought he was this boring guy who wanted to be a doctor he was really serious, i realized on his medical school i.d. he was wearing a fake must mustache mustache. >> reporter: paul continued his medical career becoming a neurosurgeon at stanford. their lives and careers were soaring. but at 36 paul got some devastating news. although he never smoked he was diagnosed with lung cancer stage 4. >> we had seen that bad things can happen you know when you're a doctor you see that day in and day out. we sort of had this feeling of oh my gosh it's our turn now. >> reporter: how did cancer change your relationship? >> after he got diagnosed i said what do you need from me? do you want to travel with your brothers? do you want me to help you
accomplish something that doesn't include me? for him to say, no, i want to go back to our honeymoon destination. it was so romantic and amazing. >> reporter: paul wanted to chronicle his final days in a memoir called "when breath becomes air." that wasn't the only legacy he would leave behind. he and lucy decided to have a baby. >> i asked him don't you think that having a child to say good-bye to will make your death more painful and his answer really astounded me wouldn't it be great if he did? what he meant by that if a child brings such a degree of meaning it becomes even more painful to leave -- >> better to have experienced that meaning and that level of love. >> yeah when she was born we were so thrilled and his book title is when breath becomes
air. i look back for her that was the moment that air became breath. >> only one thing to say to this infant who is all future overlapping briefly with me whose life barring the improbable has all that passed. that message is -- you filled a dying man's days with joy, a joy unknown for me in all of my prior years. in this time right now, that is an enormous thing. >> goodness. >> what does he know about
how to save. going head to head competing live in just a moment. but rebecca jarvis has more on how to make the most of money. >> reporter: ever wonder what a shark would say the best way tolth right now? ask shark kevin o'leary and he'll tell you. >> saving money is the key to long-term success. save all my napkins when i went to the fast-food restaurant so i didn't have to buy them. debt a killer. >> reporter: 1 in 3 american households live paycheck to paycheck with the average home carrying $130,000 in debt. tiffany, otherwise known as the budgetnista, begun her climb out of debt when she had no job. the key says tiffany to getting rid of that $300,000 in debt was cutting back on housing costs. first, moving in with her
parents and then friends she also used the website magnify money, to transfer her existing card balances that involved no fees. that enabled her to pay down her credit card debt considerably faster. she's the owner of a financial advising business. and using savings to travel the world. >> if i can do and dig my way out, honestly anyone can do it. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. thank you, rebecca. joining you now three super saver all-stars. we have the crazy cue pan lady. next up mark consumer reporter and author of bargain fever and personal finance expert, the money coach. welcome to everyone.
in each round, we're going to spin for a category. the person with the biggest percentage in savings wins that round. today's part one of a two-day competition. let's get started by spinning the wheel. and there it goes. all right, our first category is -- groceries. joannie, tell us what your secret is for saving on food. >> all right, here it is. buy your snacks online at jet.com, a new retailer aiming to take a bite out of amazon business. i bought five megasize boxes of individually packaged snacks they would have cost me $150 at my supermarket. at jet domestic come prices i paid only $59.46 that's a 60% savings. >> all right. okay mark you're up next. >> turn your smartphone into an instant coupon clipper, using an app like push pins.
it will find teelsdeals for you. i looked at three kids' staples. i paid $11.56. 24% savings. >> and lynette, take it away. >> buy your diary items from the drugstore rather than the grocery store. you know drugstores often put eggs on sale to get customers in the door. if you buy a gallon of milk cheese and ice cream, it's going to cost you nationwide 8.19. on sale at the drugstore, it's only $4. a savings of 51%. >> very nice. i'm impressed these stats you're all memorizing. the second wheel spinning here. spin, wheel. is it spinning? there it goes. the next category is vacation. all right. >> mark lead us off.
>> my tip on vacations, spend less on a hotel? head to a big box store, costco send send. that's 20% off. >> all right, very nice. okay, lynette. >> boor a hotel room with confidence. even if the price drops later you're covered and protected. use a website called tingo, they'll give you a refund if the price drops any time before you stay. if you're going to spend $100 a night at a hotel, for two nice $200 total, the average refund on going to bring your cost down to $132. that's a savings of 34%. >> very nice. all right, joannie. >> if you want a cheap vacation especially in the spring or summer book a repositioning cruise.
some of ships change locations attend of the season. alaska cruise normally you cost $534 a night. when it repositions at the beginning of mexico travel season, you can get it for $83. a savings of 39%. that's joannie, mark and lynette. the end of today's competition. joannie's in the lead so far. tune in tomorrow to get more savings secret and see who will be crowned super saver. thank you for being with us and we'll be right back.
hand okay fellow thriver, had a stem cell transplant she's an oncology nurse. and over there, you're celebrating your birthday? >> another birthday. >> also a sweet 16. >> yeah. >> let's give them a birthday present. another look at the panda in the snow. >> oh can't get enough of that. >> tian tian. >> that's why some people can't get home and they're here with us because of all the snow. but got to love the panda. thanks for watching everybody. >> have a great day! >> another shot of the audience come on another shot of the audience.
from abc 7 news this is a "good morning washington" update. >> anchor: a beautiful start to our to monday. here a aileen whalen with the forecast. >> meteorologist: partly cloudy skies and highs in.upper 30s. more melting. overnight partly cloudy. not quite as cold. 27 to 33. winds will be light and even patchy fog. for tomorrow, 40s but a good bit of cloud cover. a few showers developing through the afternoon but just
rain. wrapping up very early wednesday. dry for the rest of the week and into the weekend with highs back ah, into the 40s. >> anchor: aileen we are very appreciate -- appreciative of that. sight for sore eyes. on the roads you will need your sun shades because the glare off the snow that will meet on both sides of the roadways. action on university boulevard. left lane is closed between east wayne and piney branch due to a water main break. certainly want to be cautious through that area. report of another water main break for folks travelling through alexandria. king street is shut down at west braddock in the westbound direction. westbound and northbound quaker lane. melanie. >> anchor: trenice, thank you. the federal government with the d.c., maryland and state governments. also closed all the smithsonian museums, that means the national zoo national parks. local schools there also close local schools there also closed.we are running those on the bottom of your screen so
you can check them out. and metro is now open with limited service to underground stations only. on the orange line, trains are running from boston to eastern market. on the red line from medical center to union station and the green line runs from fort taunton to anacostia only. and you can get more news, traffic and weather updates on "good morning washington" on newschannel 8. hope you have a great day.
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