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for the supreme court. you're looking live right now at the supreme court building in washington, d.c. the flag there at half-staff to honor justice antonin scalia. his body arriving in virginia overnight. >> scalia, the longest serving member of the court. such a powerful impact. the fight over his replacement already so fierce. so much is at stake. team coverage this morning. we begin with new details about justice scalia's final hours at that texas ranch. jim avila has the latest. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. this luxury hunting ranch is now virtually empty. those big private jets taking of overnight carrying with them memories of a huntining trip ierrupted by the death of the guest of honor. this morning, justice antonin scalia's body is heading to rest at the supreme court after being flown to dallas international airport overnight from texas.. this as "good morning america" learns details about his last hours from the man who
drawn curtains of this $500 a night room at a luxury hunting lodge in west texas. >> he was totally peaceful, a man who went to sleeeep and ju didn't wake up. >> reporte the judge who loved to hunt was scheduled to shoot birds saturday with an exclusive group of mostly texan couples who flew iby private jets to hunt, dine and hike this property adjacent to big bend national park. justice scalia was the only famous guest, a friend of a friend. he arrived friday about noon, toured the property, didn't join that day's hunt, but did have dinner with the group overlooking the scenic lake. excusing himself early citing fatigue. >> at 9:00 he said it's been a very long day. >> reporter: in the morning, he missed breakfast and lunch. the owner knocked loudly, when he didn't get any answer.
>> oh, no, no. nor the sheets weren't even disturbed disturbed. >> the county judge who pronounced him ad over the phone told abc news the scalia family objected to an autopsy. after talking with sheriff deputies and u.s. marshals on the ground, she agreed one was not necessary. >> they assured me they did not see any signs of foul play. >> the texas judge says that she taed to scalia's doctor who told her he was in poor health. he visited the office twice last week. she'll write on his death certificate, natural causes, heart attack. justice scalia was the longest serving member of the current supreme court with three decades on the bench. his death has huge implications for big cases the court is hearing right now. terry moran has covered the supreme court for us. good morning, terry.
rare instance ere his impact is felt. he was the leader off a movement on the court and in the country. some of his highlights no question about it, the second amendment, that case guaranteed the individual right to bear arms. he was part of bush versus gore and in dissent, he did as much really when he was winning. the real question, they're shorthanded. huge cases right before the court right now. on public sector employees and the mandatory fees they pay right now. cathey get out of that? the conservatives had that one lined up. liberals will likely win that one. other cases that president obama's actions on immigration, so controversial likely to come before the court. that and so many others, an abortion case, his voice and his vote, if you're going to b be conservative, are going to be very sorely missed. >> understandable why that political battle is heating up. >> it's begun already.
scalia, it's shaping up to be a monumental fight. jon karl is at the white house with that side of the story. >> reporter: good morning, george, this is a battle that's likely to extend throughout this presidential campaign and into the first months of the next presidency. the battle over replacing justice antonin scalia came fast and furious. less than an hour after the supreme court anunced his death on saturday, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell declared the vacancy should not be filled until we have a new senator marco rubio told george, the senate shouldn't start the obama nominates. >> within the last few months ofof thpresident's term we shouldn't be appointing supreme court justices. no the president can nominate whoever he wants. the s senate shouldn't move forward until after the election. >> reporter: president obama called scalia a brilliant legal mind, made clear he would move forward anyway.
constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor in due time. >> reporter: they're vowing to run out the clock until obama leaves the white house. that has democrats up in arms. >> the kind of obstructionism that mitch mcconnell's talking about. he doesn't know who the president is going to propose and he says no, we're not having hearings. >> reporter: supreme court vacancies duringn election year are extreme rarare. while it's still early, the short list of presidential obama nominees. is forming. it includes merrick garland, a moderate who's won praise from republicans. circuit court judge jane kelly has won praise from senator grassley. just so happens to be the republican chairman of the senate judiciary committee. and sri srinavasan confirmed as a circuit judge 97-0 just three years ago. he would be the first justice of asian descent. no word from the white house when the president would make
but senior white house officials point out in his two previous supreme court nominations he took about 30 days. i expect we'll see a similar timeline here. >> okay, jon, thanks very much. let's talk to senator lindsey graham. he's a member ofof the judiary committee. senator graham, thanks for joining us this morning. your leader mitch mcconnell said flatly, president obama should not have a chance to fill this vacancy, does that mean the choice won't get a hearing? >> i don't know how that plays out. there's two things going on at the same time. very rare that you get a nomination and a selection in an election year. i don't think that's happened very much. but the well has been poisoned by our democratic colleague since 2013, changed the rules to confirm apelle yacht judges and thosewo things make it highly unlikely that anybody will be confirmed until the next election. >> you said you could get behind the idea of a consensus choice,
>> somebody, i just threw out orrin hatch -- >> a republican senator, that's not going to happen. >> i don't know who he could pick to bring the whole body together. i voted for soed meyer and kagan. when an election is er, the president wins, they have a chance to o send quafied nominees of their philosophy to the senate and i will vote for them if they're qualified even if i would not have chose them. this president has abused power. they decided to change the rules in historic fashion to pack the court and that power will have a consequence with me. but two conservatives if hillary clinton wins the white house in 2017 and she sends over a qualified person whwho's libel, i'll intend to vote for them if they're qualified. so this election does have >> what's the odds of this >> very little. >> zero?
>> you are also state of south carolina, a big primary coming up this weekend saturday. you're behind governor bush, jeb bush and his candidacy. you been leading the charge with him against donald trump. in your state, can he be stopped in south carolina? >> he's become the michael moore candidate of the republican at the end of the day, i don't here. jeb is definitely surging. donald trump wilill not wiwithe nomination. if you want to get a replacement for justice alia, nominate a conservative -- nominate someone can win. donald trump cannot get 270 electoral votes. what he said about george w. bush is michael moore stuff. i think that will bite him here. he's unfit to be president of the united states. if we nominate donald trump
democrats but control of the vernment. >> you would still support him? >> i got to really re-evaluate after what he said about george w. bush. the mainstream democratic party opposition of george w. bush, didn't go where donald trump went. i'll have to think about what it means to have somebody running as the nominee of the republican party to accuse t the past president of willfully lying about the facts and circumstances of iraq and being reonsible for 9/11 that's something that comes from the part of america. we're just five days away from south carolina primary, which could be a critical moment for many of the campaigns and this morning the battle over the supreme court is shaping up to be a key issue and abc's tom llamas is here with that. good morning, tom. >> reporter: this week and thi primary, so o importanfor
even senator marco rubio, who need a victory, a boost, anything positive as we get closer and clor to super tuesday and at this weekend's debate was any indication what this primary will look like, candidatesetter be ready to fight. this morning the gop candidates agreeing on one thing. the senate should block any nominee president obama puts forth to replace supreme court justice an to anyone scalia. >> it's called delay, delay, delay >> the senate needs to stand strong. we're not going to give up the u.s. supreme court. >> reporter: some still recovering from what many are calling the nastiest debate yet. >> while donald trump was building a reality tv show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. i'm proud of what he did. he's had the gal -- >> the world trade center under your brother's reign. remember that. >> reporter: more than once, the
saturday night as he and jeb bush locd horns throughout the debate. >> they lied. they said there were weapons of mass destruction. there were none. and they knew there were none. there were no weapons of mass destruction. >> reporter: in battle between senators cruz and rubio, started on immigration and ended in a different lang wang. >> marco went on univision in spanish and said he would not rescind president obama's illegal amnesty. onis first day in office. >> first of all, i don't know how he knows what i said on univision because he doesn't speak spanish. and the other point i would make -- >> reporter: cruz later tangling with t trump. >> he supports federal taxpayers funding for planned parenthood. >> you're the single biggest liar. you're probably worst than jeb bush.
donald trump up early, tweeting, quote, funny that jeb didn't want help from his family in his failed campaign and didn't even want to use his last name. then mommy, now brother. a clear shot at the president's appearance with jeb later today. amy. to reaction from the democratic candidates. hillary clinton and bernie sanders voicing outrage at the republicans and backing president obama all the way. abc's cecilia vega has the latest from miami, florida. good morning to you. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you. for hillary clinton and d bernie sanders this became a fight against republicans in congress and here on the campaign trail. bernie sanders said even though he disagreed with antonin scalia on every issue, it clears the president makes a nomination, the senate confirms it. he wants to see this process get under way a as soon as possible. and hillary clinton. take a listen. >> it is outrageous that
the campaign trail have already pledged to block any replacement that president obama nominates. >> reporter: and she says these republicans vowing to block th nomination are dishonoring the constitution, amy. >> cecilia, thanks so much. now to ryan smith with the other headlines starting with a scare on a flight to new york. good m morning, ys. virgin atlantic flight to new york had to return to london after a laser beam hit one of the pilots in the eye. police are trying to determine where it came from. surge of laser attacks recently. a pilot's eyesight was damaged when a military strength laser targeted a plain at heath though. >> doctors without borders says a makeshift hospital has been destroyed in a russian air strikes aving dozens of people killed or wounded. u.s. has called on turkey stop
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trapped 50 feet above ground. >> there was screaming. >> reporter: horror and harrowing rescues in new hampshire. >> there was a an 8 montold baby. >> reporter: 48 people trapped hanged over 40 feet off the ground. terrified. >> we knew that there was a problem. for nearly three hours, skiers and sight seers left dangling in the air. two trams breaking down. rescuers about to get people to rappel down cables to get down safely. roads littered with wreckage. in indianapolis, multiple pile-ups. leaving at least 10 injured. this morning in pennsylvania, the popular i-78 is back open after this massive pile-up on saturday. killing three and sending dozens to the hospital. in philadelphia, a 150 fifighters battling this fire, water meant to put out flames leaving this car completely covered in ice. wicked cold temperatures breaking a near 60-year-old
9 degrees bow zero but feeling like negative 36. shattering rails and disrupting service for bostonians and just outside "good morning america's" window, a valentine's day tradition -- weddings taking place timeses square spite the lowest temperature in years. and back here at the ski lodge, some good news, no reports of frostbite. everyone seems to be okay. there's a travel mess across the country right now, we're talking about nearly 600 flights canceled. 2,000 delayed. by the way, this spot right here tomorrow, 32 degrees. compared to this it will feel en -- like summer george. let's go right to rob for more on that storm. >> winter weather advisories and warnings. snow in d.c., up to new w york just after lunchtime. snow changing to rain as we go through the day. shouldn't pile up for the late day hours. pockets of cold, some ice across the south. that's going to been issue.
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welcome back to "good morning america." you're looking live at richmond, virginia, where so many are facing a snowy commute this morning as a new winter storm moves across the midwest, headed to the east, a lot of snow, sleet and rain expected. >> tough travel ahead. also right now -- battle brewing over the supreme court to fill justice antonin scalia's seat this weekend after he passed away. president obama will name make a nomination. republicans vow to block it. also right now, state of hawaii declaring atate of emergency over zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses. it's a preventative measure. no locally acquired cases there. and ththey wouldike to keep it that way. and also this morning -- the
getting ready for the grammys. could there be a best new artist curse? adele said hello to that award, she's an exception. she w went on to a huge career. the one hit wonders who took home the honor and where are they now? coming up. >> nomination. >> wasn't taylor swift best artist? >> there were some exceptions. we're going to begin, though, with new scrutiny for peyton manning. he's named now in a new sexual harassment lawsuit against his alma mater university of tennessee. abc's linsey davis is here with the details. >> reporter: this new lawsuit is giving some old allegations some new life and calling intnto
squeaky clean image. the scho is being called into question the way it's handled sexual assaults against student-athletes. in the case of peyton manning, he said he simply mooned a teammate. when she complained to her supervisor, it was dismissed as merely a prank. on the field. >> manning hits the ss. >> reporter: off the field. >> i'm peyton manning. >> reporter: super bowl champ peyton manning is known for his good-guy image. but this morning, questions about his college days are challenging that image. >> touchdown! >> reporter: the allegations resurfaced from a 20-year-old incident. on tuesday, six women filed a new lawsuit alleging the university of tennessee violated title ix. by acting with indifference in its response to incidents with sexual assault. especially with respect to major sports athletes, among those major athletes mentioned, peyton manning. one of the incidents described in the suit involves highly-regarded trainer jamie naughright. o reported manning to a sexual assault crisis center at the
for allegedly placed his bear bottom on her while she examined his foot in 2006. christine brennan wrote about the allegations at the time. even if he was in college, i because of the image he has crcreated fohimself. reporter: according to court records manning denied assault ing naughright. eventually settling with them and agreeing to leave her job. back in 2001, the incident surfaced again. this time, from manning's point of view in his book "manning." a father, his sons and a football legacy. manning described the incident as a crude, but harmless locke room exchange. naughright simply catching him mooning a fellow teammate. the books account suggests she was eager to sue the schohool and described her as a vulgar mouth. naughright seen in this video
manning and his father archie and harper collins. claimed the characterizations in the book claimed her to lose her job at florida southern colllle. we reached out to peyton manning and university of tennessee, but did not hear back. this has been around for a long time. but hasn't gotten the traction for whatever reason. >> oka thanks, linsey. now to new developments in that massive jewelry crime spree bust. a young woman caught on camera swiping millions of dollars in jewels. may have held from a pair of brothers. who may have trained her to be a part of their crime team. abc's reena ninan has more. >> reporter: that trainin included a nooufring a handgun, and zip tying workers. this job can now mean a lot of jail time. this high-stakes crime spree
model fame. if not fortune. th newly released court documents according the fbi investigators the woman allegedly seen in these surveillance video one of four bring bandits accused of swiping $4 million worth of precious stones. from at least six stores across 5 southern states. >> they were tied up. i went to them and starting removing the ties from them. >> reporter: the alleged master minds behind these heists -- brothers, larry and michael gilmore arrested and hauled into federal court friday. accusing the duo along with lewis s jones iitraining this woman here. in this window shop. according to the fbi they reviewed layouts of targeted shops, taught her the proper wayay of hahandng a hdgun
code words. th split in pairs with the gilmore brothers acting as her lookouts outside. the documents claiming in this case, the cell phone pings were the dead giveaway. >> law enforcement has the ability to look at what cell phones were pinging in proximi of each robbery. >> they pled not guilty. all four suspects now facing up to 20 years in jail. this was an elaborate operation. always used two vehicles and pay in $100 bills after the robberies. >> all behind bars now. reena, thank you so much. coming up next here, a terrifyi ice rescue caught on camera as so many face a new winter storm. what to do if you get stuck in the ice. to do if you get stuck in the ice. and i was worried about joint damage. my doctor said joint pain from ra
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we're back now with the excitement for the grammys. you're hearing "can't feel my face" by theweeknd. all eyes are on the superstars getting ready to take the stage, but there's one category that could be a blessing or a curse. it's best new artist and jesse is here with more on that. jesse, explain. >> reporter: that's right, amy. nominees for best new artist are james bay, meghann trnor, sam hunt. winning any kind of grammy is an honor. but winning this award doesn't always guarantee fame and fortune. you may still remember the songs. i'm looking for a new love baby >> reporter: but chances are, you may not exactly be able to
everyday people >> reporter: that's because the best new artist of the grammy category hasn't always been the st reliable predictable of mumusical longevity. in 2011 jazz singer she beat out a 17-year-ololupstart. who better belieb became a monster star what do you mean you light up my life >> reporter: debbie moon may have lit up our lives in 1978 but foreigner the little band she beat i want to know what love is >> reporter: wound up selling 80 million records.
there's one infamous winner who didn't sintheir own songs. >> thank you very much. thank you. >> rorter: perhaps the star vocal band summed it best. afternoon delight >> reporter:r: four years after winning best new artist award, they broke up. they said the award was kiss of death. but there's some good news for this year's nominees. there also have some incredible winners in recent years. like, j john legend, mariah carey, alicia keys, amy winehouse and adele. >> i think most artists will take it. >> just back it up -- >> exactly, more pressure with the next big hits. >> milli vanilli had a string of hits.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and we have a severe winter storm warning. millions of americans hit with snow, sleet and rain after a weekend of record-breaking arctic cold. an exclusive interview with sue klebolold. diane sawyer asked the mom of one of the columbine shooters about the serious signs she might have missed. >> would you ransack his room now? what every parent should consider. and "sports illustrated" breaking barriers, ashley graham and rhonda rousey y rocking e cover.
for women everywhere. go big or go home one-on-one with nba superstar stephen curry. as we say -- >> good morning, america. and happy presidents' day to everyone outside. look what's there -- that's the batmobile right here in the heart of gotham. you're going to see it in batman versus superman it's coming out first. we have a special announcement coming up. >> all right, looking forward to that. also this morning -- we're kicking off a very special edition of our "girl power" series. all about teens, making a huge difference in the world right now. this morning, we'll meet an inspiring teen who's breaking down stereotypes o muslim women and girls. it's very interesting. hopefully, enlightening. >> yeah, absolutely. also as we count down to the
moments from last night's bafta awards in london. the stars got into the valeine's day spirit, though, with a kiss cam there. >> that's leo dicaprio right >> i think so. and the lucky girl. ryan smith with the morning rundown. good morning, guys. we begin with major travel delays as a winter storm moves from the midwest into the mid-atlantic, snow is mixing with sleet and freezing rain from ohio to the east coast after some of the coldest weather in decades. abc's gio benitez is in ne hampshire. gio gio, good morning. >> reporter: ryan, good morning to you. this is the kind of dangerous cold that could cause frostbite. we're talking about subzero temperatures. the good news is, a storm is on the way, which will make this area warmer. let's take a look at some video now, because this is the same area where 48 skiers and sightseers were stuck on a tram.
this morning. hundreds of flights, nearly 600 have already been canceled from chicago to n north carina, to d.c., today. and in indiana, alone, hundreds of crashes on the highways because of snow. in philly, the bitter cold, freezing water needed to fight this fire, leaving a neighborhood fzen. but some relief is ahead. ryan. >> thank you, gio. and turning now to the fierce political battle triggered by the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. his body arrived in virginia this morning two days after he died in his sleep at a texas ranch. the absence of the staunch conservative could tilt the balance of the high court. president obama says that he intends to nominate a replacement soon. but senate republicans insists that decision should be up to the next president. they're vowing to block any nominee from president obama. a new poll finds donald trump leading in southth carolin with a commanding 42% of the vote.
has less half that. and far behind with only 6% is jeb bush. meanwhile, hillary clinton was supposed to be in florida today, instead she's staying in nevada to campaign against a surging bernie sanders. clinton and sander attended the same church on sunday y reaching and overseas this morning, doctors without borders says one of its hospitals has been bombed in an russian air strike in syria. group says the attack appears to be deliberate. record drug bust this morning. authorities in australia seized $1 billion in liquid meth that w hidden inside gel bra inserts. sobering news about a close friend of this program. best-selling author pat conroy. he wrote the prince of tides and ten other books. he's been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. he's fighting the ill witness
writing career finally, an update on the man who didn't show up to work for six years and still got paid. the man worked here in spain overseeing a waste treatment facility. now, no one noticed he hadn't shown up, until he tried to give him an award for his service. he tried to give his boss a notice he wasn't there. the bottom line in all of this, is that he has denied the allegations that he's at this job,e didn't show up. he says, yeah, i didn't show up, there wasn't any work to do. that's the bottom line. i didn't have anything to do. he's the head of the waste magement facility. why should i come? >> apparently, no one noticed. >> exactly. >> he did a good job. no problems. >> we'll see how that goes. let's go over to lara. >> thank you, george here's what's coming up on "good morning america" morning
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now, sue is sharing her story in the new memoir and speaking out about the serious signs she may have missed. >> sometimes he would seem distant or quiet and i remember asking him, are you okay? are you sure you're okay? he seemed so tired. he would stand up and say, i've got a l lot of home work. i need to go to bed. >> and i'd let it go. >> i'd lett go. that's the difference. i would dig, i if it werme today, i would dig and dig and dig. >> were you distracted? >> well, of course, because we're human. i mean, we all have things that distract us. you can't say i was too busy to notice that my son was falling apart. >> could you have prevented what what happened at columbine? >> if i had recognized that dylan was experiencing some real mental distress, he would not have been there. he would have gotten help. i don't mean to imply that i'm not conscious of the fact that he was a killer. because i am.
junior. a series of troubling events. he hacked into the school's computer system with some friends. they're all suspended for three days. he scratches an epitaph of the locker of a kid he thinks is taunting him. then the big shock, he and other kid break into a van, steal electronic equipment and police make an arst. this is a felony. two felonies. >> it was terrible. i know, absolutelyly. it was awful. >> the court sentenced the boys a year of counseling and community service. a mother worries about her withdrawn son but allows herself to be reassured when he's released early from community service. with a glowing assessment of his brigight futur >> he's a good kid, you don't need to worry aboudylan. >> reporter: she looked througugh his room during his junior year. but by his senior r year, sh decided to respect his privacy with distance and regret.
would you ransack his room now? >> i would, i would do as if his very life was depending on it. and i would do it with love. >> we want to know while preparing this report, abc news did extensive research and consulted various law enforcement experts and reached out to victims to hear more from them. joining us now is director of the forensic science department at george mason university, mary ellen o'toole. sosome red fgs were raised. there were some parents that alerted police about eric's website. today, can we better connect those dots? >> we can better connect them today, certainly, but back then, we didn't know what those individual puzzle pieces meant. but today, we can pull them all together and give them a lot more significance. >> i know that, looking back at
clear after the fact that he was suicidal, but how does one go from suicidal to homicidal? what are the warning signs? >> it's important to understand whateakage is, it's forecasting what someone wants to do. and in this case, he was suicidal. he saw suicide as a way to get out of his hopelessness. homicide is a way to get revenge towards people that you blame for yr life. and he was considering both. they're both along the same dimensional l scale. >> after the fact, looking at those journals there were so many warnings signs, journals that we just heard from dylan's mother, she did not read because she wanted to respect her son's privacy. what is your recommendation to parents who may have concerns? the famy has to understand what their culture is. we call that in the fbi who rules the roost, who's in charge of that family? despite who pays the mortgage,
just the privacy but does it slide into secrecy, and is it supported by behavioral changes? not talking to the family, becoming very distant. showing ysical changes. not caring about their hygiene. so, you look at it, is it secret and what the behavrs that support the fact that this person has nothing more to do with the family? >> i know mary ellen, you wrote the maal on how to prevent school shootings like we saw in columbine. at least 79 attacks have bn thwart since that day. what are the most important things everyone needs to know? >> everyone can see warng signs. we are asking people don't vet these signs. if you see something you need to ca a professional and don't try to interpret yourself and i will a also say is, it's a gut-wrenching experience to pick up the phone and have to call 911. but you could be saving their life and the lives of many other
>> yeah. parents, friends, teachers, community members. >> calffeteria people. these warning signs aren't limited to one group of people. >> this is life-saving information. mary ellen, thank you so much for joining us. we appreciate your time this morning. >> you're welcome. and if you're concerned about a child in your life, you can go to our website on yahoo! for a full mental health resource for you. lara, over to you. >> thank you, amy. now to those sports illustrated covers. this year's swimsuit issue is breaking stereotypes featuring size 16odel ashley graham on its cover. abc's rebeck da jarvis has the story. >> we can know reveal the sports illustrated swimsuit issue 2016 cover. >> repter: for the first time ever, there were not not one, not two, but three cover models.
>> reporter: that's right. "sports illustrated" revealing ufc fighter ronda rousey, ashley graham and model hailey lawson. as part of their 2016 revealed tv special. in a letter assistant managing editor posted on si.i.com writ, what defines beauty today? the trtruth is, mes have changed and one size does not fit all. our position on beauty is well-known healthy, curvy vivacious and bold. the three cover models demonstrate that. african-american model tyra banks breaking barriers gracing "sports illustrated" covers in 1996 and 1997. the cover stars taking to instagram to share the news. ronda rousey writing -- such an honor to share the cover celebrating women of all body
and ashleygraham, m making history as the first size 16 model to be featured, writing, truly speechless. this cover is for every woman beautiful enough because of her you can do and achieve anything you put your mind to. #beautybeyondsize. >> three different types of women representing every woman out there. america," rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> they are indeed rocking it. joining me now is supermodel emme, who broke the ground. as a plus-size model and now an advocate for positive body image. i would say we have it here in a big way. >> it's so exciting. it really is a moment in history. >> we have seen plus-size models in the pages, but to put ashley on the cover, what does that say to little girls, to everybody? >> it's a very, very big stake in the ground saying, this is
going to roll forward in a more positive, more inclusive way of how we see women. images of beauty. i think it's going on reverberate across the industry whether it's fashion, toys, magazines. it's really wonderful. it's not a trend. >> please tell me it's not a trend. i mean, we're seeing -- also, "playboy" is perceiving women in a very different way. "sports illustrated" has done it. we're talking about it in a huge way. ashley, i don't think she gets a day off, she's working so much. >> yes, yes. there's a whole line of beautiful young ladies right behind ashley not going to make this a trend. they're all going to be a part of this beautifuful moment rolling forward for women and girls and quite frankly the men that love them. >> yes. >> beauty comes in all kind of packages. >> yes, it's great. it's a wonderful time in history. >> i have known you for a long time. do you see more barriers that need to be broken?
happen next? >> i'd likike to seehe toy industry continue to roll forward like mattel has done with its new fashionista line. curvy dolls within their b barbie line. >> it starts there, it starts very young where we imprint our kids with what -- >> yes, i think it starts very young, and i think it starts thin the families, the mothers feeling better about themselves. and i think that the conversations around the kitchen tables are really, really important for girls to not hear taht only ideal of beauty isis the one that's accepted. so, going forward, it would be nice to see a littttle bit me on the age, having models in different age brackets. to break that b barrier dn. right now, we're happy with having the diversity of body shapes and beauty out there. it's really quite lovely. >> we want to say congratulations to ashley, ronda
>> congratulations, you guys, you did a great job. >> and thank you for getting up early for us today. >> mri pleasure, lara. >> now outside to rob. >> lara, what a great crowd out here on this presidents' day. louisiana, they came across the river from jersey. arkansas, and georgia. how can i forget? bundled up, it is chilly. severe weather across the south, becae this energy is going to go across louisiana, biloxi and through mobile and panama city. the threat for severe weather r es exist. freezing rn near the appalachian states. 87, another warm one in los angeles.
outlook. >> i think you were -- >> i think i was, too. >> you're on now. >> lara, back to you. we begin with couples, singles all fell in love with the same person this valentine's day. that would be ryan reynolds, the true sweetheart of the box office over the weekend. starring in the r-rated superhero flick "deadpool." the antihero comedy shattering multiple records, scoring the biggest february opening ever. the movie also the biggest r-rated ening of all-time. ryan playing wade wilson, obsessed with saving his girlfriend.
left him disfigured after a medical treatment. the blockbuster already has a sequel in the works, ryan reynolds a dead certainty to be back with more cheeky mayhem. and he fought very, very hard for years to keep this movie as it was. he said that it needed to stay r-rated. it's not about curse words, but it's about the character. and it was a bet that paid off. >> and a low budget movie. >> $58 mlion is low budget. >> nowadays. also in "pop news" this morning, whether close talker or double dipper, we have the perfect gift to give any super seinfeld fan. jerry selling his 18 of his classic porsches for $18 million, you can buy them in a big lump or individually. one is expected to fetch $7
jerry said he's never bought a porsche as an investment. adding quote, i still love these cars but it's time to send some of them back in the world for someone to enjoy. don't worry, jerry's not going to be biking it. he owns a dozen more of those. u could be driving oneoon. >> how big is his garage? i'm just curious. >> doesn't he own a building? >> why isn't he selling those cars? makes you wond, does he know something that you don't. >> you think they're lemons? >> i'm just sayin', jerry, there's something going on. >> lara, you would think spectacular in one of them. >> thank you. you guys know ali played her on seinfeld. now valentine's day was yestery. >> we can save up for next year. >> ali --
a strange one. the next time you go to grocery store to grab eggs and milk, why not grab a tattoo, too? whole foods is considering instling tattoo parlors. the new 5 stores, the grocery store is considering partnering with free-standing businesses that will sell records, body care services, it's part of a plan to attract the younger buyers. no final decision has been made on the tattoo parlor within the hallowed halls of organic produce. the first 365 store opens up in may in silver lake, los angeles. seems like a great place to try it. random. >> i don't know if i want a tattoo -- >> yeah, exactly. >> fresh organic produce section -- >> that is "pop news" on this
take a look at the kiss cam.good morning i'm sabrina ahmed... it's 8:27 ... sabrina: supreme court justice antonin scalia has died... the 79-year-old passed away in his sleep during a hunting trip in texas. justice scalia was appointed by president ronald reagan in 1986....developing a reputation as a reliable conservative voice on the high court. his death has sparked what will be a major political battle...as republican leaders call for the appointment of his successor to be made by the next president....while president obama makes plans to nominate an individual in due time. sabrina: urbandale police investigating a drug tip sunday
killed by an officer. officials say the tip sent the officers to a holiday inn around 4-am sunday. when they arrived, a fight broke out with three suspects....one of him shot at police. officers returned fire, killing the man. sabrina: elias: well let's get a quick check of the weather with meterologist sam schreier. sam/
first, we dared to take you into the fire. >> oh, my gosh. you can see it. >> then, into the ice. now, amy journeys across the planet taking you into africa's garden of eden, for the first time ever, a 360-degree virtual reality camera, live on safari putting you face to face with inches the most fierce, exotic animals on earth. right in the midst of the great migration. next tuesday, "good morning america" on safari live. presented by samsung. that's right. welcome back to "good morning america." amy has her panama hat. her khaki vest.
>> wre about to go on safari. the cool thing is, we're taking you with us and not just because it's beautiful but also to highlight the danger of so many amazing animals, we're talking elephants, rhinos and giraffes, they're all facing an unprecedented risk of poaching. very important story we're sharing with you. >> i'm so glad youou're doin that. that's a cause that's near and dear to so many people's hearts. you're going to o show us e incredible beauty there. this is called africa's garden of eden. amy, do you have any idea of what we can expect? >> we know we're going to this massive crate. it's a very special stop on the great migration, that's the annual migration where morore than 2 million animals are on the move in pursuit of water and we're going to take you there with us. >> and a pretty good resort, too. >> yes. >> i want to stay there. >> we have to stay somewhere.
>> you heard it live. now, amy, drink with a little -- the microphone is in your other hand. >> when you can combine work and play, it's a win-win. >> fresh off the trip of your trip to iceland with drones. the you new technology. it doesn't look that high-tech. >> we'll explain this. we'll have network tv's first-ever live 360-degree virtual reality camera with us. take your own look on your smartphone and computer. when you one of these things, it's made of cardboard. you put your smartphone right here. when your smartphone moves, the camera moves with it. you'll be able to see live where you want to look and you'll be there with us. >> i'm so excited. >> so, you have control of what you see as a viewer. >> exactly. if you want to get one of these, just go to our website gomorningamerica.com.
join us on tuesday. it's really cool first time this has ever happened. >> did you get all of your shots? >> i got my shots and malaria pills. >> from there you go to the oscars. >> yes. >> so you won'n't be tir at all. switching gears to that, last night was one of first stepin the journey, the baftas, the stars were all there. the last big awards show before the big one, the oscars in two wes. leonardo dicaprio and maggie smith caught kissing. i love that there was a kiss cam. not the only highlight of the night, lama hasasan has th details. >> reporter: here we are at the baftas. the red carpet is ready. the fans are in place. it's going to be a big night. >> and the bafta goes to "the revenant." >> and the bafta for leading actor goeso -- leonardo dicaprio. >> reporter: the revenant winning three majors awards. best actor, best director and
leo even getting praise from his fellow actors. >> i think he's a genius. >> reporter: edging out matt damon, making leo the favorite to win his first oscar after six nominations. >> thank you, bafta, i'm absolutely humbled and i'm absolutely honored by this award tonight. i didn't grow up in a life of privilege, i grerew up in very rough neighborhood in east los angeles and this woman drove me three hours a day to different school, mom, happy birthday. i love you very much. >> reporter: kate winslet contender in a neck and neck race for best supporting actress. >> i'm just happy to be here. >> reporter: you're tipped to win? >> am i really? >> yes. >> don't tell me that.t. >> reporter: but tonight was kate's night. >> and the bafta goes to -- kate winslet. >> thank you, bafta, so much. my wonderful husband ned who
>> reporter: brie larson unable to attend winning for best actress in "room," making her an almost shoo-in for the oscar. hollywood coming to the last major award ceremony before the oscars. >> this is my first bafta. it feels really good. >> i was nominated o once befo.. i was unable to come. >> it's amazing. >> it's incredible. >> so sweet. >> reporter: for "good morning america," lama hasan, abc news, london. >> there you go. >> touching speeches. >> really beautiful. i'm just so excited about the oscars. what you see there is a big indicator. i don't know, i think leo? >> yes. it's's his yea it's his year. >> what about best movie? i love spotlight. >> i loved the revenant. >> i don't know if it will go. i love that one as well. lots of great movies out there. we'll move now on to steph
game this weekend. he's become a dubsmashing star. we're going to show him there with his wife and even michelle obama did a little bit of a cameo. >> funny. >> there she is right there. jesse palmer you had time for a little one-on-one time. >> yes. steph curry, despite his popularity, he's surprisingly a normal guy, loving husbandnd a devoted father. steph curry, dominatating the nba all-star court sunday night. the sharp-shooting point guard bringing home the victory for team west. do youou think y're the best player in the west? >> yes. that's my mentality, my focus. >> reporter: nowith curry at the helm the golden state warriors are on track to break the nba record for regular-season wins. 95-6 record set by michael jordan and the chicago bulls.
you're going to be able to be in position to chase an historic record like that and be a team everybody remembers. we'll go after it. >> reporter: but the 27-year-old is not the only one making headlines. his daughter riley, an overnigight internet sensation, stealing her dad's thunder in his postgame press conferences. what's she like when you guys are at home? >> she's exactly that. she has so much personality. she's full of energy. >> reporter: what is it going to be like the first time a boy comes to the curry household? that yet. we'll do the background checks and the stern presence. >> reporter: while his wife is food blog, they don't call him chef curry for nothing. five ingredients, 15 minutes, i keep it simple. knock it out. let the family enjoy. then, you'll have that tomorrow, the next day, the next day, the next day.
you'll find them rubbing shoulders with the obamas. the first lady posting this wildly viral dubsmash with the couple on friday. curry even playing a round of golf with the president. curry admits one thing that throws him off his game. >> a little intimidating was the secretet service we lost the match. i blamed it on the secret service. he's used d to that vivironment. and i'm not. we need a rematch and call it square. >> fans love steph curry and he's may be the most relatable superstar in the nba. beuse he's not the tallest player in the game, can't jump the highest, he's a great shooter. that's something everyone around the world can do. he's extremely down to earth, guys. >> he's not relatable at all. no one canan play -- >> no, you can try and shoot like steph curry. you can try. you're not going to drop them
>> he does inspire you to try. >> sure does. >> yeah, he sure seems it. >> and a popcorn connoisseur. he ranks the popopcorn at every arena around the country. >> wow, there's a story. there's a "pop news" ininvestigatn. let's go outside to rob. >> butter, salt. no salt. got a new movie coming out batman versus superman. all right, look, today i i'm going to be a batman fan. we're getting into this bad boy a little bit. it's also presidents' day. let's break out the presidents forecast. there's d.c., snow happening. your presidents' cities across the country. there's washinington, ofourse, 33 degrees with snow changing to rain. kennedy, california, 73. some snow rolling in here.
this feels good. this weather report is brought to you bjeep grand cherokee. we're in the batmobile. we've been showing you this bad boy all morning long. in honor of the upcoming movie, we're looking for a superhero of our own. yeah, if there's someone in your life that inspires you, impresses you, considered a real-life superhero, we want to hear about them. it's called "good morng america's" real-life superhero contest. submit it on our website and you and your hero could receive a
of batman versus superman: dawn of justice on march 20th. entries must be received by march 2nd. all right, george, come on out and let's ride this guy. we want to hear about your heroes. >> i feel kind of left out. she's going to africa. he's in the batmobile. we're all hanging out in here. >> you're hanging out with steph curry. >> okay. let's go to cocommercial george. >> okay, we are.
girls. we'r're back n with "good morning america's girl power" series, and our first installment with our friends at "seventeen" magazi this week. we're introducing you to the founder of hijab project. shs just an 18-year-old freshman at brown university. but amara majeed is already making history. >> only student at brown university wearing a head scarf. >> reporter: born in the u.s. to s lankan immigrants. she's an activist and slim americ fighting to break down the stigma surrounding the head
why did you start it. > i wanteto encourage women and girls to try on the head scarf for a day. and share experiences on my site. what has surprised me the most is the wide range of women have tried it and how far it's taken off. is the biggest misconception of women who wear the head scarf? >> probably that we lack intellect. they see me as this wasn't my choice. that my parents forced it on me. >> reporter: and it was at 14 years old that she chose to wear it would change the way she's perceived. >> i get a lot of hate. people telling me you're a terrorist. reporter: do you feel safe walking down an american street with your head scarf? >> no. it's very scary.
if i'm wearing a jacket, i just put the hood on to cover up the hijab. >> reporter: andhat's her mission, to eradicate the stereotypes of muslim women and girls. and fight against islamophobia. she even penned an open letter to donald trump that went viral over his controversial comments. >> calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> reporter: why did you write the letter? >> in this political climate i felt like i needed a way to express kind of what i was feeling as a muslim american and to tell donald trump that his comments are harmful to the muslim community. >> reporter: because o of that passion to change the world, she earned a spot on "seventeen" magazine's teen power list. but beneath all her accomplishments she's still a teenage girl aheart. >> i'm a huge swifty
huge "gossip girl" fan. >> xoxo. >> yes, gossip girl. >> what do the words "girl power" mean to you? >> i think that girl power is essentially showinthe world that we females can be powerful not despite but because of our gender. >> she's so special. we got to talk to some of her frfriends w got to wear the hijab. they said it's eye-opening. "seventeen" magazine is on newsstands now. coming up with one-on-one star how to be single star alison brie. but first we have a unique at marvel. maybe we created him. all of us.
away from being me. back now with the romantic comedy so many enjoyed this valente's day weekend, it's called "how be single." and star alison brie plays a woman who's looking for love in all of the wrong places. abc's sara haines got to go one-on-one with her. >> reporter: she may be best known to audiences as trudy from "mad men." >> we're done, peter. this is over. >> reporter: and annie from "community." >> i feel so violated. >> reporter: but in the new romantic comedy "how to be
city woman who's dating with the sole focus of finding a husband and fast. websites to increase my odds. >> reporter: your character is very organized and driven. >> yes. at many of your characters have been inspired by your older sist? inires a lot of characters. she's type a, she really gets stuff done. i'm like the flighty actress sister. she's been a great inspiration to me. definitely for this movie. >> reporter: now speaking of "mad men," we're all sad that's it's over. in the finale you and peter jet off as a jet-setting family, do you think they live happily ever after? >> absolutely. good, i needed to hear that. kind of your wingman. >> yes. >> reporter: who in your real life would be your ideal real
>> rebel. she's great. i feel like, you know, she's like -- she's funny, she really keeps the party going. there and leave you alone with the guy. >> let me teach you how to be single. go get us some drinks. no, you don't buy the drinks, >> well, thank you so much for taking the time to sit down with us. >> absolutely. >> i love the movie. i'm going to see it again. >> yes, everybody should see it twice. >> that's telling you. it's a quotable one. >> i love watching romcoms over and over again. >> reporter: for "good morning america," sara haines, abc news,
of "aladdin" on broadway. nothing says second date like -- >> that looks smooth. >> we do want to thank adventures by disney. it was fun to join along. learn more about adventures by disney at our website. we wish erica and tom lots of love. >> have a great day, everyone. we wish erica and tom lots of love. >> have a great day, everyone.good morning i'm
sabrina: a deadly traffic accident this morning to tell you about that caused quite a headache for morning commuters. just after 5 am this morning a semi truck jacknifed in the northbound lanes of interstate 35 just before exit 65 at cumming... the driver of the semi died in the crash. no other cars were involved. -traffice was diverted at exit 56 to martensdale... -traffic was allowed to resume through the closed area at around 6: 45 this morning. elias: a bus driver accused of killing an i-s-u student is expected in court later today cy-ride driver benjamin clague was arrested after police say surveillance video suggested the bus he was driving struck emmalee jacobs in december. the criminal complaint says clague later told a friend he was the one that hit jacobs. sabrina: meterologist sam schreier is keeping a close watch on the current conditions... hey sam... sam/
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