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making news in good morning, america. breaking overnight, an amtrak train with 142 people on board jumps the tracks and overturns. at least 20 people injured, one airlifted to a nearby hospital. now passengers describing those terrifying moments. >> they were yelling for help. for loved ones. it went dark. people got thrown around. >> the rescue and the investigation right now. donald trump rivals take him on for the growing violence at his rallies. as the gop frontrunner blames the protesters and bernie sanders for the trouble. >> don't worry about them. i don't hear their voice. >> the make or break vote in ohio. could be the tipping point tomorrow. >> where is richard simmons? the famous fitness guru gone from the spotlight for more than two years. new concerns this morning he's being held against his will.
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simmons speaking out to his fans this morning. ♪ from march madness to mayhem. after the tournament bracket leaks early the heartbreak over who's in and who's not. at this year's big dance. we do say good morning, america. march madness is just about upon us. we don't have to wait to celebrate because ginger zee is back. >> oh, my goodness, i'm so happy to be sitting here and not just watching. i was watching every morning with adrian. usually like this. if i do this, don't mind me. >> the ultimate multitask. dancing "gma" and mother. >> like other mothers. thankfully i've got great support including you. >> happy to be back. we have a ton of weather to get to on the day i come back. we have flash flooding in the south. you see the pictures right there.
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more than 3,000 rescued. the flooding carrying a flaming propane tank through water in louisiana. more on where that storm is coming from. we begin with that breaking news overnight, an amtrak train with 142 people onboard derailed in kansas. at least seven cars jumped the tracks. 20 injured. now passengers speaking about what it was like onboard. abc's david kerley with more. >> reporter: morning. some frightening moments in the dark. this is outside of dodge city in kansas as those seven amtrak cars derail and tumble to the ground. just after midnight. >> a train derailment. unknown amount of patients at this time. >> reporter: amtrak southwest chief with 142 onboard jumps the tracks. >> okay, there's a guy back here on the second car that needs some oxygen. >> reporter: seven of the railcars coming off the tracks, first responders rushing to the scene with passengers injured and describing chaos. >> my husband said it was like
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it was raining down on him. people were falling off one side and landing on the other. >> reporter: those passengers traveling from los angeles to chicago, say, there were screaming in the cars. >> yelling for help and loved ones. it went dark and people got thrown around especially some cars ended up on their side. yelling for their family members. >> reporter: in all 20 people injured. one person air-lifted to a hospital. >> the car laid on its side. a side door ended up being a door on top of the train car and so, we had to -- we had to set ladders up and bring them down on ladders. >> reporter: others brought to this center for evaluation. >> i would say we probably have about between 50 and 100 individuals here with us. >> reporter: this morning with first light, amtrak and the track's owner will get a first good look at what may have caused this derailment. >> reporter: we have since learned that a second person was air-lifted as well said to be in critical condition.
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robin. now to the race for the white house. republicans and democrats both preparing for crucial votes tomorrow. as donald trump faces new questions over violent clashes erupting at his campaign rallies. abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: good morning to you, robin. a new phase of this wild campaign. for months trump has called it a movement, now there's a movement to stop him and disrupt his campaign events. the violence exploding at a critical time in this race as voters head to the polls in ohio, florida and other states. overnight, donald trump trying to show he's really a lover, not a fighter. >> and i love you people for being here tonight. >> reporter: trump, defending the decision to cancel a massive rally in chicago. the chaos in chi-town playing out live friday night. from fist fights to people storming the stage. >> they're not protesters.
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they're disrupters. they're supposed to disrupt. okay. >> reporter: the clashes between trump and protesters pouring into the streets. in kansas city, police maintaining order with pepper spray. then, this moment in ohio. a protester charging towards trump, scaring the candidate. secret service agents swarming. >> i was ready for him. but it's much easier if the cops do it, don't we agree? >> reporter: then this tweet from the trump campaign, claiming the man is an isis official. law enforcement officials say not true. >> supposedly there was chatter about isis. all i know is what's on the internet. >> reporter: that protester telling cnn overnight, he and his family have received death threats since that tweet. >> i'm not a member of isis. i have no known ties to isis. i've never been out of the country. i only speak english. >> reporter: the protest uptick, trumping saying the work of bernie sanders.
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>> were you put here by bernie? get out. out. >> reporter: overnight, sanders firing back. >> donald trump is literally inciting violence with his supporters. >> reporter: and hillary clinton. >> he is trafficking in hate and fear. >> reporter: trump's gop rivals also sounding the alarm. >> the responsibility starts at the top. >> do you support him as a nominee if he's the nominee? >> i don't know. it's getting harder every day. >> reporter: one person no longer in trump's line of fire, dr. ben carson, he endorsed trump and the pair's friendship spoofed on "saturday night live." donald and i are very different. like night and day. ebony and orangey. >> we want to take you back to this very serious moment from the campaign trail last week. when a trump supporter suckerpunched a protester. that 78-year-old man was
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arrested. trump was asked if he would pay this man's legal bills. he says his campaign is looking into it. he said he would pay for legal bills in situations like this. let's talk to matthew dowd and jon karl about all this. matt, pretty extraordinary series of events over the weekend. we haven't seen anything like this since 1968. where does it go next? >> i thought march madness had to do with basketball. politics has its own set of march madness. i think this is a critical moment in our entire politics. our democracy is contingent one using our ears as well as our mouth during the course of this. i think we have a situation where people have fallen into their tribes and we can't figure out a way to rediscover the common good in the course of this and it's a very difficult moment that somebody will rise to and figure out how to get us through this. >> things were a little bit subdued yesterday. meanwhile, jon karl, ahead of five big states voting tomorrow, ohio, florida, missouri,
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illinois and north carolina. those in ohio and florida are so critical, if donald trump sweeps those, he's on a clear glide path to nomination. if not, we could be headed toward a contested convention. >> this is the groundhog day of primaries. if he gets those two states, florida and ohio, he'll be on a glide path to getting the nomination. springtime for donald trump you might say. if he loses ohio, he'll need to get 60% of the delegates between now and the convention. it almost -- it becomes almost certain that this goes all of the way to june 7th when the california primary is, the last day of voting, or a contested convention if he doesn't win those two states. >> ohio, so often is the decisive state in so many elections has become the epicenter now of the stop trump movement. >> not only the epicenter of stop trump it's the critical moment where everything flows from this. if he wins ohio, he'll basically be the nominee. if he loses ohio, we'll have an unbelievable time in cleveland
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because of the convention. >> mitt romney getting on the campaign trail today with john kasich. >> kasich is the one that clearly trump is worried about in ohio, kasich will be campaigning with romney while donald trump has canceled a florida event to campaign in ohio. another sign that it really does come right down to ohio. by the way, romney won't be endorsing kasich, endorsing anybody not named donald trump. that's why he's in ohio. now to that devastating flooding across much of the south, millions of people in the flood zone. thousands of homes damaged over the weekend as well. abc's matt gutman is in texas with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the sheriff here tells me this there are many people trapped in the community here. it is entirely cut off by these rising waters. now the only way to get in and out is by boat. like that. i want to show you something.
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this is the major route leading in and out. just over the past seven hours we have watched the water creep up by over a mile. this morning sections of the south disappearing under flo floodwaters. rising floodwaters damaging thousands of homes in mississippi, louisiana and texas. after relentless rain pounded the southern states. >> fire department. >> reporter: firefighters in deweyville, texas, going home to home evacuating residents. this river causing major damage along the border of texas and louisiana. its waters climbing to a record 30 feet and rising. swallowing this railroad bridge. in toledo, the water pushing through this spillway at more than twice the volume of niagara falls. >> you get it in you're gone. it's over. >> reporter: across the state of louisiana, more than 5,000 homes damaged. many partially submerged. abandoned cars in the streets.
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>> there's water everywhere. >> for some the boat, the only way to get down highway 71. and the national guard's humvees turned into submarines. others stacking sandbags, preparing for the worst. >> the river is high that means our water can't flow out. that's cause for concern. >> reporter: not just the floods doing serious damage, in arkansas a confirmed tornado touching down. the storm dropping large hail. the flooding breaking 130-year-old records and the water is only supposed to rise above my head this evening and all that means that the folks who have been evacuated from here won't be allowed to come back until the end of the week. robin. >> all right, matt. you and everyone stay safe. we'll turn now to ginger with more on this severe weather. >> you saw the large hail in that piece. you can see the picture here, golf-ball size hail in arkansas. that could happen again just east of that area, so greensboro
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to charlotte, that's the high-intensity region there. west of raleigh. watch out this afternoon into the evening. the flooding is not done. even the rain stops falling, the flood warnings are still in effect all of the way from texas to indiana. we'll watch it move east and a coastal storm windy conditions from philadelphia to new york city up to boston. higher elevations could see wintry mix. i'll have much more on this storm plus a big storm out west coming up. >> okay, thank you, ginger. we'll move on now to a frightening report about missiles on a passenger planes. trying to determine if hellfire missiles were headed to the u.s. the fbi is investigating and our abc's pierre thomas is in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, george. u.s. authorities are trying to check the credibility of this report and they want to know if these missiles are operational. because if they are, the security implications to the u.s. homeland would be significant. overnight, a european tv network
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reporting that two hellfire missiles were discovered at their belgrade airport. allegedly bound for the u.s. carol to european press accounts, bomb-sniffing dogs found the missiles in wooden coffins during a search of a cargo plane flown in from lebanon. the missiles used to engage a variety of targets weigh roughly 100 pounds. if armed are included with radar guided systems. normally attached to fixed-wing aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles. >> you never want a missile like this found any passenger-type plane. >> reporter: the question is, if they were being sent to the u.s., exactly who was going to receive them and what were they going to be used for? >> the most important issues for the fbi is tracking the origin of these two hellfire missiles and what was really the initial intent of sending them. >> reporter: a u.s. military official tells us that no
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hellfire missiles are known to be missing from the u.s. inventory but the fbi is aware and looking into this report. robin. now to a deadly terror attack overseas, at least 16 people killed at three beach resorts popular with tourists on africa's ivory coast and al qaeda is claiming responsibility for the massacre and abc's brian ross has the latest. >> reporter: another attack on innocent tourists. what u.s. counterterror experts say have an important but ruthless strategy for al qaeda and isis. the victims were mowed down on the beach. at three resort hotels popular with westerners in the ivory coast. at least 16 people killed including a child. easy targets for the gunmen with automatic weapons who died in the attack. one witness described the panic as the gunmen opened fire on the beach, actually shooting hotel guests in the ocean. everyone started to panic, he said. an al qaeda affiliate has
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claimed responsibility. for what has become a disturbing pattern by the terrorists. >> very easy for al qaeda to carry out an attack on a soft target where you have lots of locals and foreigners. all enjoying the day. as tourists. >> reporter: the list of deadly attacks is growing. 38 tourists mostly from britain murdered in tunisia. 22 german, polish and italian tourists gunned down at a museum. getting off a bus. at least 30 killed at a luxury hotel in burkina faso and more than 200 russian tourists on a plane blown out of the sky above egypt by a bomb believed to have been planted by isis. in this country, in last july, agents arrested a man who planned to use a backpack bomb to attack on a beach in florida. >> there was an attack overnight in turkey as well. now to amy with the other headlines. starting with the police officer
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attack in washington, d.c. authorities say a police officer in suburban maryland was shot and killed in what they say was an unprovoked attack. near a police station. the suspected gunman was shot and wounded by other officers. he and a second suspect are now in custody. officer jacai kollson would have celebrated his 29th birthday this week. also breaking overnight, eight firefighters have been injured after a townhouse collapsed in montgomery. no word on the cause of the fire. four firefighters were trapped. they're expected to be okay. we heard robin mention this. overseas right now, turkey has launched new air strikes on kurdish rebels in iraq hours after blaming those rebels for the bombings. that killed 37 people in the turkish capital. it is the second such attack in just three weeks. a man from virginia accused of fighting with isis was taken
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into custody while he was trying to cross into turkey from northern iraq. new details about the pilot authorities say deliberately a german airline into the french alps killing 150 people last year. officials say that andreas lubitz who had a history of depression had been referred to a mental health clinic two weeks earlier but doctors never warned anyone. investigators are now calling for medical privacy laws to be relaxed for pilots. gas prices are inching higher, raised 12 cents in the last week because of rising demand and because refineries are switching to the summer blend. it's the biggest price increase since november. and take a look at this frightening scene at a youth soccer game. when a bull escaped and ran on to the field in australia, nearly running down a player, look at that. the boy and everyone else scattered in time before eventually the bull ran into the woods. >> and finally, photo finishes are becoming the norm at nascar races.
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kevin harvick and carl edwards. slammed into each other a couple times in phoenix. the finish came down to just .01 of a second. look at that. that's the finish line. the race coming down to four inches. harvick finishing first. it's the same margin of victory that determined the daytona 500 just last month. when you're good you're good. i mean. >> wow. let's move on to ginger now. powerful storm in the northwest over the weekend. >> yes, this scene all too familiar from san francisco up to seattle. look at these pictures out of tacoma, too. the waves just blowing up and the bridges and the wind tipping that semi. some of these bridges had to be of course turned over. we got to get to your select cities now brought to you by chico's.
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. >> good monday morning. i am meteorologist mike nicco with the bay area accweather forecast. we will have a few showers and partly sunny this afternoon, cooler nights, dense fog will form inland and sunshine and spring warmth in the afternoon this week. today we will be short of average at 58 to 63. tonight, mid-30s inland to mid-40s around the bay. my seven-day forecast shows not a single storm impact scale. can i tell you how good it feels to stand in front of a jet stream again. the jet stream. >> can we tell you how good to have you back. >> it feels good to be here. coming up -- where is the
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police. the high-speed chase ended when the suspects crashed into another car near 36th avenue. we'll check on that story. but right now the check on the morning commute. >> let's check the over all traffic map. the red is slow. northbound 17 after redwood estates. a couple of cars blocking the left-hand lane and the reason for slow traffic into san jose. and in san francisco -- or south san francisco, south 101, accident two lanes blocked here and traffic stacked up into san francisco. reggie. >> sue, thank you.
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we're back and looking at live doppler 7 hd. scattered light showers across the south bay and the peninsula
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and into the northern part of sonoma county. after 9:00, clouds and sunshine. below average. temperatures around 60 degrees. check out my accuweather seven-day forecast. it is going to get warm by thursday. reggie. >> thanks so much, mike. coming up, what happens if you don't clean your humidifier according to the manufacturer instructions. the gma team puts the results to the test next. we'll have another update in 30 minutes and always on our news app and abc7news.com. join natasha, mike, sue and me join natasha, mike, sue and me every week ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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we welcome you back to "gma" and you're looking at that train derailment in kansas. 20 people now recovering after seven cars jumped the track and an investigation is under way right now. also right now, republicans and democrats ramping up their campaigning ahead of tomorrow's make-or-break votes. mitt romney on the trail in ohio today. votes could be the tipping point for the gop campaign. and floods in the south. slick roads leading to a 94 vehicle pileup in north carolina. more storms are on the way. also this morning, excitement is building. march madness is just about here. coming up, the tournament's already seeing its first big upset. the bracket, leaking early. who's in, who's out? who leaked it? >> no one is happy about that. >> no one is happy. and the women's bracket will be
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released tonight at 7:00 p.m. on espn. if that's not leaked early. we'll begin here with the latest on fitness guru richard simmons. he hasn't been seen for more than two years. some sources say he's been held against his will. he's speaking out this morning. abc's nick watt is in los angeles with more. >> reporter: richard simmons trending on facebook over the weekend and not in a good way. there are strong fears for the safety and the well-being of the "sweating to the oldies" star. >> reporter: those short shorts. that disco. the pop culture fixture for so long but richard simmons hasn't been seen in public for more than two years since the 2013 macy's thanksgiving day parade. >> friends of his have spoken to the media saying that he's been held against his will. at home or there's elder abuse. this new york daily news splash has tongues wagging.
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and a camera shy former assistant says he thinks he's held in his mansion by members of his staff. what do they want from him? his money? >> the house alone is worth $1 million. >> reporter: i'm not kidnapped i'm just in my house right now, he tells entertainment tonight last night. it was time for me to take some time to be by myself. for the past 40 years i have been traveling. teaching classes and i had a knee injury so i had a knee replacement which was difficult for me. i've really just been taking it easy. oliverio published this book. king rich and the evil witch detailing what he thinks is going on. >> who is the witch? >> the housekeeper. >> reporter: so the housekeeper has control over him through her witchcraft. >> that's what i believe. yes. i said, is she controlling your
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life now? he said, yes. >> reporter: she did not return our calls but his spokesperson telling us his claims are ridiculous, completely untrue. simmons told "e.t." people who surround me are wonderful people who take great care of me. worth noting, although simmons is talking on the phone he's not appearing on camera and still not appearing on television. there's speculation that he's gained a lot of weight since that knee injury. a rumor that last night, he also firmly denied. now to the latest in the hulk hogan's sex tape lawsuit. the former wrestler suing the website gawker for posting it online. now, the defense set to present its case. abc's linzie janis. >> reporter: this morning, gawker winding up for a heavy weight fight against hulk hogan. >> very confident after the first week. >> reporter: the defense ready to hit back in this $100 million
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battle over a leaked sex tape featuring the former wwe star. hogan's legal team resting its case friday attempting to put the news and gossip site's culture on trial. reading e-mails. to the jury between former editor in chief and a young woman pleading with gawker to take down a video clip of her having sex. >> i'm the girl in it. and it was stolen from me and put up without my permission. >> reporter: he later responded to her. it's not getting taken down. it's a dumb mistake that you made. happens to the best of us. >> reporter: that video was ultimately taken down. but the secretly recorded clip of hogan having sex with the wife of his best friend at the time remain on the site for eight months. an internet expert testifying that gawker's web traffic skyrocketing, likely increasing the company's value by $15 million. >> it's those provocative stories like a celebrity sex
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tape that can drive value. >> reporter: earlier in the trial, hogan testifying that bubba clem had invited him to sleep with his wife heather multiple times. >> heather wants to have sex with you. started out like that. >> an offer hogan said accepted after his own wife linda left him. now she's weighing in on her ex-husband's legal battle now. telling inside edition hogan doesn't deserve a dime from his lawsuit. >> he has no regret and i don't really think he's sorry. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, st. petersburg, florida. >> our thanks to linzie and joining us now is chief legal analyst dan abrams. the first witness expected is the editor in chief, former. how important is that? >> critical. he's the guy who wrote the article, the guy who got the tape and he came across as incredibly callous in the deposition that the plaintiffs presented.
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this is so important in this case. if these jurors hate him and hate gawker they're in trouble. putting aside any of the legal questions and legal standards, if they feel like this is the kind of guy who didn't care about the impact, he didn't care about journalism, he didn't care about hulk hogan, any of that, i think that gawker could be in trouble. >> we heard from gawker in a taped deposition, far from flattering. he's expected to take the stand. how can he change the opinion of himself? >> he's the owner of gawker, he's almost as important in the context of this case. both have to somehow change the image that in the way they came across in those deposition tapes. they have to accept some responsibility, i think. they have to try to be at least somewhat sympathetic. the goal is, just try to make these jurors hear their argument.
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and the only way they're going to hear that argument, i think, is if they don't hate gawker. >> you brought up something very interesting on your website, who's paying the legal bills for hulk hogan. >> on my site law and news, the question was number one, could hogan be paying the bills himself? i don't think so. or a contingency fee? where the lawyers cover it. the reason it's unlikely in my view is because hogan should have settled this case. gawker was willing to pay a lot of money. i wonder if there's someone is backing hogan. and encouraging him to move forward. >> thank you, dan. notice he slipped in the way of his website. >> with a z. coming up here, new health warning about humidifiers. "gma" investigate putting it to the test. and later, madonna goes public about her custody battle. her emotional appeal to her fans at a concert this weekend. come on back. a concert this weekend. come on back.
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we're back now with "gma"
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investigates. today we're taking a look at humidifiers and what happens if you don't clean yours according to manufacturer's instructions. consumer reports asking the epa to investigate. claims that some humidifiers can have bacteria growth. gio benitez is here. >> reporter: we're calling this the great humidifier test. we did our own testing of ten humidifiers. looking to see what we could find. something all of us have wondered about before. the results, even surprised our experts. so, this morning, "gma investigates." the steam from a humidifier, seen as a way to prevent sore throats and dry sinuses. could that steam really be spreading germs that could make you sick? most people don't know how to clean them. >> how gross. >> i don't know how to clean a humidifier. >> not the most easy thing to clean. >> i know i'm not reaching all of the tiny corners. >> reporter: or don't clean them as often as they should. gma investigating collecting ten
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humidifiers to test for bacteria and mold. almost all admit they don't clean their humidifiers regularly. some have asthma and allergies. >> i don't know what you're going to find but i'm curious to see. >> we dropped the ten humidifiers from six different manufactures at lab at thomas jefferson university medical hospital. the doctor testing water from inside the tank and the vapor it emits. out of the ten humidifiers, all had bacteria in the tank. two had heavy bacteria, growing inside and also in the vapor that experts say could make our families sick. >> i was surprised by the heavy growth. in a few devices tested. >> reporter: and in three of the humidifiers, mold. how are you? gio. are you ready to see what was growing in there? >> oh, gross. >> reporter: they found some bacteria. more importantly, they found mold in the vapor.
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which means the mold is flowing out. >> that's not good, especially since we have asthma in our house and allergies. >> reporter: mold in this family's humidifier as well. this is what was growing inside. >> mold can cause nasal congestion, sore throat. if the individual has asthma, it can cause chest tightness or wheezing. >> reporter: now for the humidifier with the most bacteria and here are the results right here. our experts labeling it extremely dirty. and experts say, what's inside could cause pneumonia. >> kind of looks like a swamp. >> this is what was growing inside your humidifier. >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: because you're a nurse, you know what that means. >> yes, it means my kids aren't safe. which is very concerning. >> reporter: bottom line is, experts say you need to clean a humidifier every day. emptying it and rinsing the base and letting it air dry before
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but they weren't the only ones who were unhappy. >> i'm unhappy. because the ncaa is now investigating why the ncaa didn't do its job last night. they had one job to do. their secret bracket. keep it secret but it was leaked online last night before they were able to reveal it before the cbs broadcast special. some people say good, you got what you deserve. for putting us through that two-hour special anyway. on twitter last night, dan putting out a tweet, whoever bracket leak guy is the hero america needed. another putting out this meme. you are the real mvp. the ncaa has put out a statement saying they're taking it seriously. but c'mon. watching tv trying to learn their fate and somebody is like you're not in, i just saw it on twitter. >> ouch. and the women's tournament bracket 7:00 p.m. tonight on espn. unless it is leaked early. >> fingers crossed. coming up -- a parenting alert. does your child have adhd or are they not mature yet? dr. richard besser here live.
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good morning. it is 7:56. i'm abc7 news morning anchor reggie aqui. a quick check of your motorcycle with meteorologist mike nicco. >> good morning, everybody. check out live doppler 7 hd. scattered light showers through the lunch hour and then the clouds open up for sunshine. have the sunglasses. tonight 30s and 40s. watch out for dense fog. check out the spring warmth peeking on thursday and not a single storm impact scale. sue. lafayette westbound 24 is cleared and traffic still slow from walnut creek back to pleasant hill as we recover there. and southbound 101 near san bruno, an accident two lanes blacked. traffic backed up leaving san francisco for a good solid 30-minute drive. reggie. >> thank you, sue. for the first time, the oldest duggar children speak out
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m., and madonna 's spill center stage, the star speaks emotionally about her bitter custody battle right in the middle of a concert. her emotional performance. the latest on her fight for her son. parenting alert. new research about adhd and your kids. why younger children are more likely to be diagnosed than older ones. even if they're in the same grade. dr. besser is here to explain. the duggars speak out. the siblings open up together on camera for the first time about their brother josh's scandal. "star wars" exclusive. a brand-new look behind the scenes of the biggest blockbuster in the galaxy. never-before-seen footage from right on set and what harrison
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ford is revealing now about that now-famous scene. all that, and it's a super day on "good morning america." superman himself henry cavill here live as we say -- >> good morning, america. oh, henry. the man himself. the man of steel, henry cavill is here to tell us all about the new "batman v superman" movie. saw it last week with the group. >> thumbs up. >> i'm with you, amy. >> can't take their eyes -- so great to have ginger back. we know you're rehearsing for "dancing with the stars." let's take a look at the little guy keeping you busy at home. oh, yeah. >> there he is, adrian. >> he's growing. >> he's as long as the dresser, as long as his changing table already. i'm like, what do we now?
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>> he has your eyes. >> but he has ben's expressions. >> that's a good combo. well, to welcome you back, we brought in a little breakfast surprise for you. we heard bagel dogs are your favorites. >> oh, wow. >> super healthy. >> i love it. >> try it, though. you'll be very happy. it's not like a normal hot dog it's like a german hot dog. this is going to my morning good. >> thank you, guys, so much. >> you're very welcome. >> so good. >> that's good. >> right? >> we can't talk anymore. along with breakfast, we're serving up a big "bachelor" exclusive. tonight's the night that ben makes his choice -- will it be jojo or lauren? you can weigh in on our website. goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo!.
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we'll have more of our exclusive sneak peek coming up. >> as he makes his decision and amy makes her way to the morning rundown desk. all right, the big story this morning, an amtrak train derailment in western kansas, dozens of passengers injured. the train was heading from los angeles to chicago when seven train cars jumped the tracks overnight. 29 of the injured passengers have been taken to the hospital but they are all expected to be okay. the cause of the derailment under investigation overseas right now, turkey has launched new air strikes on kurdish rebels in northern iraq. this in retaliation for sunday's car bombing in turkey capital of an kara. it's the second deadly attack blamed on kurdish militants in that city in the last month. meanwhile, we're just getting word that an american accused of joining isis has been detained in iraq on his way to
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turkey. he's reportedly from virginia. we'll give you more details as we get them. turning now to the race for president and mitt romney campaigning with john kasich in ohio today. one day before that state's crucial primary. polls show governor john kasich holding a narrow lead in his home state over donald trump. meanwhile, trump is rejecting claims by his rivals that he is responsible for inciting violence at recent campaign rallies. trump is actually blaming bernie sanders for sending people to disrupt his events. sanders denies that. new details on the extent of if trump can win both ohio and florida he'll be unstoppable on the road to nomination. if not, a contested convention will become a real possibility. new details on the extent of the historic floods in the south. the louisiana national guard has now rescued 3300 people. an estimated 5,000 homes have been damaged in that state alone. the rising water remains a big threat. ginger's forecast coming up in just a bit.
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well, some video now from wisconsin shows why you should never tailgate. watch the left lane, that suv is tailgating, when the driver in front hits the brakes causing the suv to spin out of control, crashing into the median. you see that. the driver was not injured. wow, but he did get a ticket. and finally, have you seen what a fisherman reeled off the coast of south carolina? it weighed 2500 pounds. it was a great white shark. and it took him and the charter boat captain more than four hours to bring the shark in. they even called in another boat captain to help. they tagged it with a tracking device, they let it go. probably good to know where that big lady is. >> it's probably way out there. >> boy, those pictures. amy, thank you. now to that headline about adhd and your children. new research shows younger children in class are more likely to be diagnosed than their older peers.
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dr. richard besser is here. this is very important, because children between 5 and 17 will be diagnosed with adhd. what about this study? >> it's on the rise. this study was out of taiwan. it has been seen in other countries as well. younger children more likely to be diagnosed with adhd than older children. in taiwan the cutoff for starting school is august. the children in the september are oldest. take a look at this, as you go from oldest to youngest, the rate of diagnosis of adhd goes from 1.8% to 2.9%. when you think about it, there's no blood test for adhd. there's no brain scan. you're doing checklists. and teachers are always comparing. they're looking for students who have inability to concentrate. hyperactivity. impulse tifty. they'll be looking -- when you
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think about those early years, there's a one-year difference in age between, 5 and 6-year-olds. their brains may not be developed enough for the things they're being asked to do. >> what should a parent do if they're being told adhd? >> as a pediatrician, we look at checklists. you want the parents to fill out checklists and the teacher. you look for problems not just in school but problems at home, problems with peers. if you're only seeing it in school, then maybe it's a school-readiness issue. i'll have parents come to me and ask me, are my kids ready? i'll look to see, can they sit still? can they follow directions? can they pay attention? >> i was telling you, i was born in november, started school in new jersey, i had to wait another full year, and so i was always the oldest in class and it kind of helped. >> for some children that's the way to go. >> all right, rich, thanks very much. he'll be taking your questions
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all morning long on twitter. you can go to our facebook page as well. and now, to our morning menu and amy. here's a look at what's coming up on "good morning america" morning menu. madonna gets emotional on stage as her bitter custody battle with guy ritchie plays out and the duggars speak out. opening up after brother josh's scandal. and the fast fashion fixes and rachel roy is here with easy ways to upgrade your wardrobe right now. and we have a super day here on "good morning america." superman henry cavill is here. we'll be right back. whaaaaat? i can pour this champagne on my phone and it still work. whaaaaat? yeah look. [phone ringing] kenny, i'm 'bout to put you in the fish tank.
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almond breeze. the best almonds make the best almondmilk. ♪ ♪ so what can't ginger zee do? we know she can dance. look at that. she can play the piano, too. that's part of your rehearsals for "dancing with the stars." >> can you dance and play the piano at the same time? >> that's the next step. >> does it help with the dancing? >> it helps us get to know each other. finding out new stuff about each other. >> we're learning so much about adrian. during commercial breaks, this baby talk. it's priceless. priceless. good advice coming our way. >> you miss the little guy. i know he's watching mommy right now. >> hey, baby. >> we have a lot to get to this
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half-hour, and we want to get to the latest on madonna and guy ritchie's bitter custody battle on their son rocco. madonna getting emotional over the weekend, dedicating a song to her son. abc's linsey davis has the latest. >> i want to dedicate this next song to him, to rocco. >> reporter: the queen of pop struggling to keep her composure during a recent performance in australia. entitled "tears of a clown." >> it's true, there's no love stronger than a mother for a son. if i talk about him too much i might cry. >> reporter: madonna opening up on stage about the bitter custody battle with ex-guy ritchie over their son rocco. >> what i think we have seen a madonna who's reached a certain age and is more in touch with how she feels. and not afraid to express how she feels.
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there's a deep bond between mother and son right there. >> reporter: madonna had been hoping for her son's return after he allegedly got bored traveling with her and decided to go live with his dad in london. earlier this month, a judge in new york ruled to reverse a previous order, allowing rocco to remain in london with his father. >> he'll be staying with his father in the uk and keeping some consistency through the school. >> reporter: while the material girl continues her tour in australia, the next hearing about rocco's custody is scheduled for early june. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. joining us now is abc senior legal correspondent sunny hostin. sunny, madonna wanting to withdraw her custody battle in the uk and bring it to the u.s. does she think she has a better chance here in the country? >> i don't think that's the
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issue. i think she wants to put this to bed. put it to rest. this has been a very difficult time for madonna, we have seen that in how she's behaved on stage. she indicated that she just wants her son back home. >> that behavior on stage was erratic, does that affect her case? >> i don't think so. listen, the bottom line is, judges, lawyers, we're used to this type of behavior in custody disputes. above all else, this is a mom who's grieving. this is a mom who wants her son back. white guy ritchie is going to try to use that behavior, i'm sure, to show this son is better with me. i think the bottom line is, the judges are going to say, parents be parents, you're the grown-ups, get together and figure out what's in the best interest of the child. but i also think, because rocco, because he's 15 years
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old, he'll have his say in this. he wants to stay with his father in london. and i think that the court will really take that into consideration. >> that makes a lot of sense. and you mentioned what the judges may say. they have already chastised both guy ritchie and madonna for bring this into the courtroom. do you think they'll be able to settle this out of the courtroom? >> it hasn't looked like that, but i think so. madonna is withdrawing the action in london, she wants to put this to bed. she wants her family at peace. >> all right, sunny, thanks so much. we appreciate it. >> george. we're going to turn now to the duggar family. they're back in the spotlight with sister jill and jessa starring in a new series. paula faris had a chance to sit down with some of the siblings. for the first time since josh duggar's scandal. >> i traveled to arkansas to meet with the older siblings.
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they appear to be closer than ever. they say they have forgiven. they're moving on and looking toward the future. in this new series, it's very clear they're not children anymore. >> all right, buddy, it's time to go. >> the duggars, one of the most reality tv families is back. their new series on tlc, "jill and jessa counting on" now putting the tight-knit clan's new children on center stage. raise your hands, are you still living at home? is your mom still doing your laundry? >> a lot of times i do my own. but the girls love to do it. >> raise your hand if you love to do laundry? >> raise it, girls. >> we're the duggars. >> reporter: for seven years, audiences tuned in to watch this devout christian family who practiced purity, modesty and deep faith. the show was one of tlc's biggest hits. but last summer that all changed. in june, they confirmed their
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oldest son josh had molested five underaged girls. including four of his sisters. tlc soon canceled their long-running show. two months later, josh admitted to being unfaithful to his wife anna. news that rocked the family and their fans. >> he tried to take our whole family down. but god has really used this to instead of tearing us apart as a family, he's used it to draw us together. for us, we have forgiven. we're moving on. >> jessa, you said you guys have endured so much as a family. how can people be assured this isn't about fame, this isn't about family but you guys have taken the time to heal and you're ready to be back in the spotlight? >> in the midst of what we have walked through, i don't want cameras around. as we were talking together, siblings, you know what if we
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can encourage even one other person out there who's struggling right now that needs to be our goal. we have had a lot of healing in our family in these past months. and we're ready to move forward and share our lives. >> we need frozen corn. family size, guys. >> reporter: and now, tlc is hoping that fans will come back to watch the duggar kids all grown up. the new series shows jessa and jill adjusting to life as new moms. what's the big surprise going to be this season? >> we'll see, there are a lot of exciting things coming up. we're not going to say anything about the double wedding of the twins. >> there's a double wedding? >> no. >> i promise we won't tell anybody. >> you just have to watch. we're moving on with our lives. we're looking forward to the future. we wanted to share that with our fans and folks who have been following us for years. >> and as for josh duggar he's back home after completing a addiction rehab program. the family tells me he's working to rebuild their relationship with them.
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he won't appear in this new series. his wife anna does. the series, right now, eight episodes, it begins tomorrow on tlc. >> it's great they're dealing with it. they say they have healed. it's hard to sweep this under the rug. lot of people are feeling, hey, they weren't really being truthful to us and projecting a certain image. it's going to be interesting to see if people will come back and watch. >> they say we never wanted to project that image that we're perfect. if we can help one person through a similar situation. >> but to go on television knowing that had happened in your family and putting that out there. >> and they're solid that josh isn't going to be in it? >> not in this new series, no, just his wife anna. >> thank you, paula. let's go outside to ginger. >> and i ordered up some rain, just to keep it fresh out here. it's so good to be surrounded by all of you again this morning. we also want to show what's going to happen.
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i heard someone behind me ask, is it supposed to rain all day? well, it will rain on and off. my friends right to my right here are from texas, most of you, you want to know where the warmth is? . >> good monday morning. i am meteorologist mike nicco with the bay area accweather forecast. we will have a few showers and partly sunny this afternoon, cooler nights, dense fog will form inland and sunshine and spring warmth in the afternoon this week. today we will be short of average at 58 to 63. tonight, mid-30s inland to mid-40s around the bay. my seven-day forecast shows not a single storm impact scale. >> hold on. now you're on. now you're on. they're just yelling names out.
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this is really -- everybody from texas. amy. >> lot of people from texas out there. >> thank you so much, ginger. it's a big night for "bachelor" fans and anticipation is at an all-time high for tonight's blockbuster finale. ben set to make his final choice between lauren and jojo and abc's kayna whitworth is combing through the clues and she has an exclusive sneak peek. >> reporter: who is bachelor ben set to wed? with i love you twice said. >> with my heart in two different places. lost. i'm a lost man right now. >> reporter: ben and the dilemma telling the two women lauren and jojo that he's in love with them both. >> jojo, i love you, too. >> reporter: on last week's episode of the women tell you all, ben said he's sure that he's found the one. but which one? 25-year-old flight attendant lauren. >> you look beautiful. >> hi, ben. >> reporter: a front-runner from
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night one. >> you're too good for me. >> reporter: and then there's 24-year-old real estate developer jojo, getting off to a slower but more playful start. >> hi. so, unicorns do exist. >> they -- yes. >> reporter: a helicopter ride in las vegas literally the turning the tables on their leadership. tonight, ben will have to decide between the two. his parents voicing their concern. >> knowing that ben could be in love with two women is really disturbing to me. >> reporter: will they influence his final choice? they're not the only ones struggling with the big decision. in an exclusive clip from tonight's episode, lauren gets emotion. >> i can't picture my life without ben. i don't want to say bye. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> i love ben's mom. we asked who you think ben is going to pick? 37% said jojo. and 63% said lauren.
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find out on the bachelor season finale tonight right here on abc. bachelor ben and a special guest will be here tomorrow live in times square tomorrow. great to have rachel smith doing "pop news." >> thanks for having me. so, let's get things started with "frozen." a frozen surprise reunion that would send chills down the spine of any fan. kristen bell and idina menzel they posted this video of bell singing a song that was actually cut from the movie. take a listen. ♪ ♪ >> that voice is just perfection to me. josh posted that.
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she was singing that at like 10:00 a.m. so spot-on. who knows maybe we'll hear that in the next -- >> sequel, maybe. yes, finally guys, ginger, as you know, has been very, very busy this past week. she's heading to "dancing with the stars," of course. and here she is rehearsing with val. nice move, ginger. over the weekend, ben and a surprise guest came in to teach them a thing or two. take a look. ♪ ♪ >> he doesn't look too rattled by the competition, right? doesn't look too rattled by the competition, right?
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it is 8:27. good morning, i'm abc7 news morning anchor reggie aqui. and we're going to check out the bay area traffic with sue hall. >> good morning, everybody. i thought we would check on drive times heading out at 8:27. tracy to dublin looking great. highway 4 westbound and san rafa rafael, a moderate 25 minutes. a accident to report southbound 860, it is a motorcycle involved and traffic stacked up on to 242 for a 20-minute back up, reggie. >> ♪
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good morning. we still have a few left-overs, light showers on live doppler 7 hd. by noon those are gone and look for increasing sunshine. filtered by the high clouds out there. looks like a dry day. as we head into the afternoon, temperatures close to average. maybe a little bit shy. mid to upper 50s at noon and mid-60s at 4:00. let me show you the accuweather seven-day forecast. tonight middle 30s to mid-40s and fog inland. temperatures spring-like and dry through sunday. reggie. >> 78 on thursday. hard to believe. thank you, mike. another local news update in 30 minutes and always on our news app at abc7news.com. and join us week days from 4:30
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to 7:00 a.m. the news continues right now with "good morning america." have a great one. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ welcome back to a super day here on "good morning america." with superman henry cavill for the latest on the new "batman v superman" movie. >> yes, we can't wait for that superhero showdown. we have our own batman/superman here. >> how was that impression? i'm right here. >> you sound a little angry but otherwise -- >> batman is angry this morning. >> we're going to have more with superman in just a little bit. let's go inside to robin. >> you guys are having fun out there. time now, brand-new -- oh, my gosh, i love this woman, she's a fashion designer extraordinaire, top designer rachel roy is here.
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she's dressed everyone from oprah to michelle obama, to kim kardashian. she has a new book "design your life." >> thank you. >> the drama is all in the back of the dress. >> it's in the back. you look so beautiful. >> but it's a keeper. it's a keeper. >> you're a muse of mine. i design for women that need the same look from 8:00 in the morning to 8:00 in the evening. in your case a lot earlier than 8:00 a.m. >> bless your heart. a lot of women -- let's talk about how you first got into this industry. >> yeah, so, i had been working in fashion since i was 14 years old. i was dropped off in front of mcdonald's and told not to come until i got the first job. >> that was part of your heritage. >> that's right. my dad is first generation immigrant from india. and so, working is not a choice. and i'm very thankful that i have those values.
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>> well, because it seems like a joy in what you're doing. this is a staple, again, this trench dress is something that you are known for. >> this is one of my first designs. the idea that you can put an outfit on and be done in less than two minutes is really a goal. but to be elegant and to have these kind of manly elements from a trench and be feminine at the same time. >> that's your trademark. >> that's absolute the goal. to be kwal parts strong and feminine. >> that happened to you in the mailroom. you wanted to dress a certain way and suits. >> that's right. later on, after a very long career in retail, i had to restart a career and i was an intern. i thought for sure i would be able to get a better job at that point. but i was so thankful for the work. to be on the other side of fashion.
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so, i would show up to the mailroom as if i were the ceo, in my head i was, eventually, years later, about seven years later, i did start my own company. >> wonderful. and this is a beautiful book and how you describe it and dedicate to your sisters. and we have some beautiful models are going to show us some fast fashion fixes. alejandra is here first. z zwl. >> she's looking beautiful. the idea that whatever you have in your wardrobe, in this case a strapless dress, you can elongate the life of your clothes by putting a tight little turtleneck underneath and you can wear it all year. >> that's two pieces -- that's not one-piece -- >> no. she has a turtleneck underneath. the idea that you can be comfortable with flats. if you want, you can just take this off. if you're at work and then you can go out with your girlfriends, or dinner. tips to kind of help women keep their wardrobes and working for them.
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>> alejandroa, thank you. our next model is asia. this is a new line you have coming out. >> i love the crowd participation. a jumpsuit is comforortable, fantastic, it elongates the frame. slenderizes the frame. and we always love a blazer over the shoulder. just like a fashion editor would do. >> some people, rachel, feel they can't wear a jumpsuit. that's not true. >> actually, it's a piece that i do in every single collection because i think it does elongate the frame. sometimes you just have to try. >> asia, looking good. thank you. our final model is emily. >> i love this. >> thank you, i love this. got a lot going on here. >> this is so cute. >> a lot going on. but this is an update to weekend. when you want to put your yoga pants on. find a tight pair of leggings. in this case, these are vegan leather.
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>> of course. >> a long dress over it. you'll be as comfortable as your sweats. but it's an elevated outfit, and when we feel better, we act better and we can accomplish so much more when we feel better about ourselves. >> that is so true. let's see all three together. >> you know, that's the whole point is designing your life, it really is, with every decision we make -- small or large -- we're choosing the type of life we live. i do that through style and fashion. >> well said. well said. continued blessings. >> thank you. >> and "design your life" is available tomorrow. but she's here right now. let's get over to amy. i always learn so much from
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rachel, thank you both. we'll take you to the set one of the biggest shows on tv, walking dead. it's filmed in a quiet georgia town overtaken by zombies and tv cameras. abc's steve osunsami has a look watt the residents there really think. >> reporter: the zombie fever from "the walking dead" doesn't look like it will break any time soon. as many as 14 million americans are tuning in sunday nights. >> i'm not going to kill you. you know what -- >> reporter: it's gotten so big, so-called walker stalkers are now running all over the small georgia town where it's filmed. but some of the families who live here aren't thrilled. especially with the show's security. >> you walk along and people tell you, you're not allowed to stop and take pictures. and you want to say this is my community. >> reporter: he says before the set was built, he said senoia was a quiet place to live.
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but now he can't escape the sound of explosions during the middle of the night. producers once called police when he tried to trim his trees. >> they come out here and saying, i need to stop. i said well, no -- >> reporter: we heard a different story from the two brother-in-laws who have used the show about the dead to give their town new life. >> even andy lincoln a star of the show, he said thank you so much for letting us film here. thank you for filming here. they're that polite. >> it hasn't come without challenges. but we have been able to make everything work for, not only the production folks, but the citizens of senoia. >> reporter: they want no on plot twists or story lines leaking out of town.
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for "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, senoia, georgia. we reached out to amc network for comment. they didn't back to us in time for this broadcast. let's get out to ginger. >> it's still raining. we're under this overhang. don't worry, i won't do any more batman impressions. let's go ahead and check what we need to see. this is an area that should have some large hail and the potential for strong winds. >> good morning, i am meteorologist mike nicco. we have a shower possible through 9:00 and partly sunny this afternoon with temperatures in the upper 50s to mid-60. my seven-day outlook shows not a single storm-impact scale and nearly 80 >> all that weather brought to you by colgate. and guess what, if you think you know everything about "star wars," think again. a new documentary will premiere later today at the south by southwest festival.
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and right now, we have an exclusive sneak peek. it's the movie that took over the galaxy. >> i can't talk about that. >> and now it can all be revealed in a new documentary which goes behind the scenes and looks at every aspect of the making of the megablockbuster. the excited cast and crew. >> this feeling came over me since tunisia. on the first look. >> star wars, a kind of universe that might accept me. >> i remember thinking, we're about to shoot this thing and i'm not ready. >> to the screen tests. >> why are you doing this? >> because it's the right thing to do. >> you need a pilot. >> i need a pilot. >> to how exactly the captain got her name. >> the name came, looking at chrome design of her uniform, it reminded me of the movie "phantasm."
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there's this chrome ball, a devil ball with spikes on it. i always loved the design of that ball. >> and how adam driver's costume helped get him into character. >> putting it on was such an event. by the time we were ready, i felt totally ready. >> the new documentary looks at it all, including that final climatic scene that broke our hearts. just as tense for its stars as it was for the audience. >> it was the scene that i think terrified me the most. >> his destiny is resolved in a powerful and effective way. >> i remember walking on set with harrison and him saying, you know, look at what we get to do. >> i wanted han solo to be able to lend some significant and emotional weight to the story.
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>> so exciting. that documentary is just one of the many extras on the digital and blu-ray versions being released at the beginning of april. coming up here, superman henry
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♪ back now with superman. not many people get to say that, right? henry cavill right here. we're counting down to the highly anticipated new "batman v superman" movie. pitting the man of steel against the dark knight. before the superheroes face off, their alter-egos take on each other. >> what is your position in gotham? >> daily planet. >> do i own this one? >> civil liberties have been trampled on in your city. good people leaving in fear. >> don't believe everything you hear, son. >> i have seen it. he thinks he's above the law. >> oh, that was just the civil discourse. it gets a lot rougher and tougher. henry cavill, thanks for being with us.
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>> thank you for having me. >> why can't they just get along, why the feud? >> well, basically, it was in the script. if there was really a fight, i mean, come on. >> you would say superman would definitely win. >> i'm not saying that out loud. i'm merely infering it. >> superman learns a tough lesson in this movie, the price of fame. people want to lift you up and then you tear you down. that's what happens to superman. how does he overcome it? >> he doesn't. the great thing about superman is about slinging arrows. he already expected the world to fail. the world, half the world only fear him, but they accuse him of evil as well. >> it was really powerful. this is an intense film. but i understand that ben
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affleck helped lighten the mood behind the scenes. >> ben has a good sense of humor. especially when you see him walking around the big bat suit. and because he can't see anything, he falls over stuff all the time and so, yeah, it's not his fault. unfortunately, it's a tricky suit to get around in. >> it's such a physical part of the job, you had to work out constantly. i know you talked about your regimen for the first movie. >> we worked harder on this one. i got bigger. >> you were competing against one another. >> yes, when you see ben on set and he's in good shape, it makes you want to go back to the gym that morning and work harder. >> and you talked about your struggles with body image as a child and how you used that in playing superman. >> it does help to have that stigma in the back of your head that you're never quite good enough. it's not necessarily healthy. >> now, you're definitely healthy.
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even as superman, i understand you had to win some kids over. we have a pretty funny clip. let's take a look. >> why is batman better? >> he can fly. >> he can only fly if he falls off something. i think you got batman confused with superman. batman can't go up. only go down. superman can do both. is batman still better than superman? >> yes. >> you never convinced them. >> no, not that day. >> why is superman better than batman? >> that's a tricky one. without making batman look bad, pretty much anything you can think of, he's got all of the superpowers, he's a nice guy. his suit looks better. >> all right, well, i think we can all agree here in this room, henry cavill, thank you for joining us. the movie opens up nationwide march 25th.
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don't miss it.
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i'm back now with our friend jorge ramos, anchor of the nightly news on univision since 1986. tough interviewer in this presidential election. now, the author of a new book, called "take a stand." welcome back. >> george, thank you so much for inviting me. >> you're taking a little break from the campaign. >> yes. but with the elections in ohio and florida it's going to be incredible. >> it is. >> let's talk about the book. you dedicated to your mom, who you called the first rebel you know. >> she didn't go to high school. yes, when i went to college, suddenly, she had a fight with my father and she said i'm going to go to college. she went to college with me. we spent many years just going from class to class. she's still with us.
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82 and really strong. >> oh, fantastic. that's great. we also see up there, you're with fidel castro, another rebel. very short interview. >> 63 seconds and as soon as i started asking about the lack of democracy. in cuba. i felt something on my stomach, it was a bodyguard pushing me to the side. by the way, the only other time i have been stopped by asking a question by a booedguard was at donald trump -- >> you had that deja vu at the trump rally. he just kicked you out of the rally. >> i wanted to ask a question, he didn't want to answer the question, and i was ejected from the press conference. the first time in 30 years i was ejected. >> he allowed you to come back later? >> he did. he said, a few weeks ago, he wanted to have an interview with me, and so far, he's not
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accepted. you've spoken to him many times. >> yes. >> any time he wants to talk to me i'm ready. >> you heard it again. jorge is ready for you. on a very different note, sonia sotomayor. a woman you call a true hero. >> she's just fantastic. when she was growing up she was diagnosed with diabetes. she learned early on that she had to fight. at the end of the interview, we put on some salsa music. to see what happens. she stood up and said, do you want to dance. of course. i was dancing with the supreme court justice. >> that's a special interview. you also taught me something about interviewing in this book. when you interview someone at home, you peek in their bathroom. >> exactly. you get to know things that's impossible to know. once i learned realize there were rumors he was going out with an actress.
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i went to the bathroom and i noticed two toothbrushes. one was pink. >> so that was your confirmation? >> the other time i went into a south america country, a general followed me all of the way to the bathroom. >> he had heard about your tricks? >> i don't know exactly. but somebody was waiting for me. >> jorge ramos, thanks for coming. the book is called "take a st
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good morning. it is 8:59. i'm open open reggie aqui. a quick look at your bay area forecast with mike nicco. >> good morning, everybody. you could see the showers winding down. maybe one or two before the noon hour. our temperatures this afternoon. under filtered sunshine, below average. upper 50s to low 60s. now tonight, mid to upper 30s inland with patchy fog and mid to upper 40s along the bay shore. it looks like the week will be dry. >> slow and go across the san mateo bridge for a 20-minute drive between hayward and foster city as traffic is up on the high-ri high-rise. bay bridge toll plaza metering on and the cash people getting by faster than the fast track. >> how about that. we'll be back at 11:00 for the midday news.
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our reporting continues on our news app and abc7news.com. join natasha, mike, see and >> it's "live with kelly & michael." today from the "divergent" series, "allegiant," shailene woodley. and star of the series "shameless," william h. macy. plus pga champion jordan spieth challenges the co-hosts to a round of miniature golf, all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] >> and now here are emmy award winners kelly ripa and michael strahan. [applause]

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