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we're back with this bear trying to beat the heat by taking a dip in an inflatable pool in terryville, connecticut. the bear sniffed a few toys but wasn't a polite guest. he left a little special gift in that pool that the owner, i'm sure -- >> what did he do? >> -- thoroughly enjoyed. >> what did he leave in there? he pooped in the pool. >> it was brown. >> kenneth! >> questions have been answered. we now know what they do in the woods is what they do in the tintote to ve. ofrom tr.
now to black friday, the summer edition. retailers are offering deep discounts on just about everything. designer clothes and kitchenware are up to 70% off at macy's. and jcpenney is offering more than 50% off clothing. this is the fifth year for black friday in july. some analysts say the coronavirus pandemic has forced some retailers to offer sales now to avoid bankruptcy. before you take advantage of any of those sales, you might want to reconsider your personal finances. >> so many americans were caught off guard when their income stopped cold turkey during this pandemic pause. so what have we learned? will ganss spoke with an expert. good morning, will. >>rng, you guys. just like we've all learned to wear masks and socially distance ourselves from one another, our financial ex're learning a lot about our bank accounts during this pandemic as well. we've learned a lot about ourselves these past few months, and according to willow's personal finance analyst vera gibbons, we've also learned some mega important money lessons to take with us into the future.
number one, establish an emergency fund. >> if you have one, great. consider beefing it up at this point because we're in a very tough situation, and it's nice to have a little bit of wiggle room set aside. >> how much wiggle room are we talking? >> most americans, if they have an emergency fund, really only have a couple hundred dollars in it. good emergency fund has about 6 to 12 months of living expenses in it. >> reporter: next covid money lesson? brace yourself. update your will, even if you're healthy. >> now you have a lot of people jumping in to high gear. they are, in fact, updating their wills. they're doing their beneficiaries, estate planning and end of life directives. >> reporter: lesson three. separate essential and nonessential purchases. >> the essential purchases would be your living.
the roof over your house. your utilities. your mortgage, your rent, things of that nature. the nonessential stuff would be things like weighted blankets, fuzzy slippers, lingerie. you need to separate the essentials from the nonessentials and decide what do you need now in the here and now and what can actually wait until things get better? >> reporter: at the other end of the age spectrum, covid's taught americanimportance of investing for retirement. >> a lot of people, when it comes to retirement, are now rethinking retirement. they've been forced into early retirement. i do think one of the primary lessons learned from covid-19 is the value of proper planning. >> one other thing to keep in mind. kids are learning about personal finances right now in a way they might not have been before. they are seeing mom and dad talk about the budget, cook dinner instead of eat out, and they are learning by example how to plan ahead financially, which is a pretty good thing. >> they are hearing mom and dad say frustrated, and that's why they start saying it, too. >> thank you, will. good information there. coming up -- righting a profound wrong 25 years later. >> how the family of one man convicted of a murder he not commit never gave up on the father they are now finally
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freedom cut me loose ♪ ♪ freedom, freedom, where are you ♪ one man in new york is enjoying his freedom for the first time in 25 years. >> he was convicted of a murder he did not commit. but thanks to new evidence, he is now getting his life back on track and reuniting with the family he barely knows. here's abc's linsey davis. >> let's go meet grandpa. you ready to meet grandpa? >> reporter: sean was forced to grow up without his dad. he's now 26 years old and, for
mostly all of his life, his father was wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit. yet sean's belief in his father's innocence has never wavered. >> my father speaks sincere. everything that my father said was true because he never once told me a lie. >> reporter: back in 1995, his father, christian, was one of several men implicated in a murder. a crime he says he tried to prevent. a good deed that didn't go unpunished. >> i don't regret helping him. honestly, i don't. that's the kind of person that i am. >> reporter: after new evidence proved he didn't do it, in february, a judge overturned his conviction. >> my father always told me he was innocent. i could see the sincereness in his heart. >> reporter: for someone who has already lost so much, his best friend, the man who picked him up from prison when he was
released, has recently passed away from covid. >> but he never gave up on me. he knew i had nothing to do with whatever i was convicted of, and he gave me his word that he was going to help me out to come home to my family, to my loved ones. and he always did. he was always there for me. >> reporter: it wasn't just christian who paid the price. sean did, too. he had to be raised by a single parent, his mother, who was just 15 when she had him, and visits to his father behind bars were always too short. >> it was heartbreaking because i knew at the end of the day, i had to leave my father. i always cried. like, i tried not to. i always cried eventually when i got home. i cried. >> reporter: growing up, sean found a life in the navy, traveling the world. he got married and had a daughter. and recently moved back to the united states last year. now his father, 43 years old, after spending all of his adult life in prison is about to see his family for the first time in 25 years as a free man. >> i believe that this is one of the reasons why i always fought for my freedom is so i can prove to him that his dad is not a killer. >> reporter: sean moved to san
diego last year and now his father is flying there from new york to reunite. thfaly finally reunited. >> love you. >> love you, bro. >> reporter: sean's daughter is seeing grandpa with her own eyes for the first time. >> you're so shy. >> reporter: now christian is looking forward, making up for lost time and being a steady and regular part of his granddaughter's future. something he was robbed of with his own son. >> since i wasn't there for my son, i want to be part of my granddaughter's life. i want to see her grow up. i always knew this day was going to happen, and right now, you know, it's amazing. awesome. >> our thanks to linsey davis there.
i always say the miscarriage of justice is incredible. what's even more incredible is how -- when they come out of jail, they just say, they just want to move forward. move on and get to know the family they've spent so many years not being with. >> huge chunk of their lives they'll not be getting back, but this is their second act, and a lot of catching up to do with their loved ones. coming up, our insomniac theater. stay with us.
♪ time for our "insomniac theater." first for shirleen. being reas for streaming this w. very, very different type of theater. we're starting with a world war ii epic starring tom hanks. inspired by actual events, "greyhound" follows a u.s. navy assignment defending a merchant ship convoy under attack during. >> we have hit directly on the convoy. >> the wolfpack is hunting us.
>> starboard bound! >> we've lost seven ships and 50 souls. >> what you did yesterday -- >> it's not enough. >> target's disappeared, sir. >> "greyhound" is scoring decent. 75% on rotten tomatoes, if that's your barometer. but critics are not being kind. richard roper writes, it relies far too much on slick but obvious overdone cgi and gets bogged down in the minutiae and jargon of naval wartime maneuverings. and tom beasley calls it a disposable film tailor-made to watch with your dad on a boring sunday afternoon. >> but it's tom hanks, and i'll watch anything. also happy birthday to mr. tom
hanks, 64 years old yesterday. next a rom-com that you may think you've seen before. andy samberg stars in this modern day phil conners in this updated take on "groundhog day." this time the time loop takes place at a wedding in palm springs. >> the first dance. >> the second you fall asleep it all goes back to the start. >> i drove all the way back home to austin and still woke up here. >> one time i smoked a bunch of crystal and made it all the way to equatorial guinea. it was a huge waste of time. >> well, then what's the point of living? >> we kind of have no choice but to live. >> i'm going to get out of this. >> suit yourself. see you tomorrow. >> critics are giving" palm springs" a solid 97%. certified fresh on the credible and legit rotten tomatoes. doug jamison calls it endlessly charming, richly entertaining and laugh-out-loud funny. it's one of the best romantic
this morning on "world news now," a tropical storm set to make landfall near new york city within hours. >> it's packing rain and strong winds. we have theer latest track from accuweather. states in the west, stopping the coronavirus surge. people waiting overnight for tests, even sleeping in their cars. and a major ruling by the supreme court. will voters see president trump's tax returns before november? plus, why the president's former fixer is back in prison. plus, the tense moments some window washers were left dangling. they're okay this morning. but all of this, just more proof that 2020 will come for you when you least expect it. it's friday, july 10th.
2020 is something else. >> did you see that meme, the photo of the car? what a 2020 model car would look like? yeah, it was all discombobulated and a mess. >> quite a mess. but you know what's not a mess? shirleen allicott closing out the week for us. >> really? your check is in the mail because i feel like a total mess. >> you're doing very well. great to have you here from wabc. we've got a lot to get to. a busy morning. right to the breaking news. tropical storm fay taking aim at the northeast. >> it's off the delaware/maryland coast but moving quickly. tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of new england, new york and new jersey. >> up to 8 inches of rain and 45-mile-per-hour winds are expected. this is the earliest ever tropical storm that begins with an "f." melissa constanzer has the
details on the storm's path. >> tropical storm fay working its way up the atlantic seaboard. the earliest f-named storm since the satellite era. it's going to make landfall in new york or new jersey. it's going to push north through new england and weakens as it does so. tropical storm warnings for long island, connecticut and the jersey shore. winds gusting to 80 miles per hour right through saturday, even on the east coast of new england. getting into saturday, we'll have 2 to 4 inches of rain. >> all right, melissa. thank you. we'll keep an eye on that storm throughout the morning. to the very latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic. infections are surging in the u.s. more than 61,000 in 24 hours. compare that to the u.k. and italy, both hit hard at the beginning of this outbreak. but in the same 24-hour period the u.k. had 642 cases.
italy with 214. in northern california, officials at u.c. berkeley are s on fraternity parties reporting 47 new cases in the past week. >> arizona is now considered one of the world's most active hot spots, with nearly one in three people testing positive for the virus. in his first public comments in more than a week, the governor rolled out a new directive. will it be enough to slow the surge? abc's matt gutman is there. >> reporter: car after car, the nation's covid testing crisis on full display in phoenix. a public health failure stretching as far as the horizon. arizona's governor saying -- >> today there's a new executive order that will limit indoor dining to less than 50% occupancy. you want to be in places where you can limit the number of people. >> reporter: three generations of keana cole's family parked in that line before 1:00 a.m. is it worth spending the night in a car with an 80-year-old?
yes? >> i see you. >> yeah, because it's our lives. you know, and the lives of our families that we have to protect. >> reporter: people stard ere's a reason for that. this testing site does not require insurance or an appointment, which is why this line already goes down for miles as far as the eye can see. and those numbers, the sunbelt states that may have reopened too quickly. arizona, texas and florida. this graph by "the new york times" showing a jaw-dropping nearly 1400% increase in average daily covid cases in florida compared to when the state reopened about two months ago. dr. anthony fauci warning states with severe outbreaks should seriously look at shutting down. telling 538's podcast 19 that some opened too fast. >> despite the guidelines and the recommendations to open up carefully and prudently, some states skipped over those and just opened up too quickly. certainly florida, i know, i think, jumped over a couple of
checkpoints. >> reporter: more than a quarter of everyone tested in miami-dade testing positive. icu beds are scarce and patients are dying alone. >> one of the worst feelings of being there is seeing these patients fight for their lives and not having their families near them. >> reporter: in jacksonville, residents and business owners now suing to block the republican national convention from coming to the city next month. ten states setting records for hospitalizations. south carolina's tidelands hospital inundated. >> we're at the maximum we can do. no beds in the icu or in the hospital. >> reporter: matt gutman, abc news, phoenix. >> thanks to matt gutman. starting today, at 5:00 p.m., everyone in the state of kentucky must wear masks in public. that includes restaurants, stores, gyms, anywhere people are not able to stay six feet apart. and starbucks says that
beginning july 15th, all customers and employees must wear masks inside all company-owned stores nationwide. now to the supreme court where president trump found himself on the wrong end of a decision regarding his taxes. the justices citing precedent nearly two centuries old. ruled his office is not above the law clearing the way for prosecutors to get those returns. will voters learn the details before november? here's abc's terry moran. >> reporter: chief justice john roberts began the court's ruling with a ringing rebuke. in our judicial system, the public has a right to every man's evidence, roberts wrote. since the earliest days of the republic, every man has included the president of the united states. on that point, the court was unanimous. all nine justices rejecting trump's argument that he is absolutely immune from being investigated while in office. roberts declaring the president is not absolutely immune from state criminal subpoenas seeking his private papers. and the public interest in fair and effective law enforcement must prevail.
the evidence at issue here, trump's tax returns dating back years and other personal financial records which both new york prosecutors and democratic-controlled committees in the house of representatives have subpoenaed. within minutes of the ruling, the president firing off an angry, aggrieved tweet. courts in the past have given broad deference, but not me. that's not true. presidents richard nixon and bill clinton both tried to block court cases against them and both lost in the supreme court, like today, unanimously. and even justices neil gorsuch and brett kavanaugh, who trump appointed to the court, ruling against him while offering a different rationale. clarence thomas and samuel alito dissented but only on what happens next. they sent it back down to the lower courts where trump can try again but only if he makes far less sweeping claims about presidential power. the white house press secretary seized on that to try and spin a victory. >> that language made it pretty clear that this was a win for the president. >> reporter: and the president
seemed to have calmed down, a bit. >> i thought the rulings were basically starting all over again. sending everything down to the lower courts and start all over again. so from a certain point, i'm satisfied. from another point i'm not satisfied because this is a political witch hunt. >> reporter: cyrus vance, the new york prosecutor investigating trump, calling today's ruling a tremendous victory for our nation's system of justice and its founding principle that no one, not even a president, is above the law. under today's ruling, that new york prosecutor is likely to get a hold of trump's tax returns, maybe soon but for a grand jury investigation. and grand juries are sworn to secrecy. those house committees under that ruling now have to go back to court and show the judge why the trump tax returns are necessary to do their job, not just harassing trump. the bottom line, if the public ever sees the trump tax returns, it's highly unlikely it would be before the elections in november. terry moran, abc news, the supreme court.
>> terry, thank you for that. the president's former fixer finds himself locked up again this morning. michael cohen is back behind bars after the bureau of prisons said he refused the conditions of his home confinement. the move came days after photos surfaced of him eating at a n s granprd rlreeven. the spread of coronavirus in prisons. >> there's lockdown and then there's lockdown. >> yeah. that is for sure. a technical glitch sent tiktok users into a panic. >> amid talk of the federal government looking into banning the app in the u.s., users saw their likes drop to zero. >> what? >> yes. >> uh-uh. >> that's not okay. >> not to zero. >> the pages were also filled with random videos instead of their own. >> oh, my god. >> yes. the problem lasted -- >> oh, my god, y'all. >> the problem lasted 45 minutes. >> oh, my goodness. >> and that, kenneth, long enough to spark an r.i.p. tiktok hash tag.
>> where were you for the great tiktok outage of 2020? >> like you even know how to use tiktok. >> i do not know how to use tiktok. >> have you done one video? >> i laugh at a lot of tiktok videos. but you have to send it to me. once you watch the video, it makes you try to sign up for tiktok. nope, i don't want to see the next video that badly. i just get out of it.but it's pa >>heids e 's allther sffinitha scares me that we've been talking about. but the videos are cute. coming up -- the comet you'll be able to see without a telescope. first, terrifying moments for two window washers. the scaffolding collapsed and the one thing that saved their new york. a black lives matter mural right in front of trump tower. what the president is saying about it overnight.
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one of them dangling from the side of this building 12 stories up. rescue crews pulled him to safety through an apartment window. the other worker remained on the scaffold and was also saved. the authorities say a malfunction caused the scaffolding collapse but thankfully they were properly strapped in. both workers were uninjured and they are doing okay this morning. >> thank goodness for that. very scary moments there. the president is expressing his displeasure about a new black live matter mural in front of trump tower. >> it's in a prominent spot on new york's famed fifth avenue. just hours ago, president trump told fox news, merchants are furious about the mural. wabc's mark marza has more. >> reporter: stroke by stroke, bright yellow paint filled in the "black lives matter." >> in the street as a constant reminder to let people know
black lives matter. >> reporter: between 56th and 57th. >> this is history. monumental. >> reporter: herman brought his daughter showing her the massive sign that now stretches down fifth avenue. remembering his long road fighting for racial equality. >> as a black man raising a young child, a black woman, you want kind of like a setting of where the social dynamic is going. >> this is such an important moment for our city. >> reporter: mayor de blasio, the first lady, reverend al sharpton and eric adams stopped by to roll some paint and take some pictures. >> no matter what title you hold, we still control our streets. >> reporter: the city is planting black lives matter murals in all boroughs but this is in the shadow of trump tower. tg me erhing in our country. black americans, brown americans are oppressed. you're not oppressed. >> reporter: where verbal venom spewed on to fifth avenue. >> it negates every other new yorker. it only says one life matters. all of our lives matter. >> reporter: president trump has call the mural a symbol of hate
saying it will dvee. po donald trump do tensns rin >> all lives matter. >> reporter: an olive branch began to grow. >> this beautiful young lady was over here yelling all lives matter. i love you all, but all lives matter. we had a dialogue. something that we have not had in years. >> reporter: people from different walks of life. >> i have love in my heart. this division, this division is ripping me apart. >> reporter: paving the way for progress, right in the middle of fifth avenue. >> we're coming together as one people to take down the walls of tyranny and put the beauty of the people together. >> and these are my brothers. >> reporter: fifth avenue expected to be closed to traffic until at least sunday. mike marza, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> nice job by my venerable colleague at wabc. >> you know that guy. >> i do. coming up in our next half
hour, a search for a missing actress entering a third day. what newly released video is showing. first, the sharp increase in the number of new covid cases in the u.s. why is it so high compared to other countries? our medical expert weighs in. that's next on "world news now." you get used to pet odors in noseblind to line odors you'e for up to 30 days with the febreze car vent clip. wow, it smells good in here. so you and your passengers can breathe happy.
walt disney world in florida has reopened for annual pass holders. it's part of the park's phased reopening following the coronavirus shutdown. the park opens to the public tomorrow. disney is the parent company of abc news. that reopening has many public health officials keeping a nervous eye on coronavirus infection rates. it comes amid new announcements from the w.h.o. on viral transmission. i spoke earlier with dr. yvonne maldonado. let's start with new announcements from the world health organization. it now concedes the coronavirus can linger in the air in indoor spaces, and it has stated more directly the virus can be spread by people who don't have symptoms. some critics say these statements don't go far enough.
what's the guidance you're hearing? >> most of us know those facts are true and we all know that the most important route is still respiratory transmission from droplets. those other mechanisms are important but respiratory droplets are most important. masking, hand hygiene and social distancing are really the answer here. >> dr. anthony fauci says states seeing resurgence should consider pausing their reopening and he says, quote, we're just what do u th to battle this surge? >> i think we need to be patient and follow the rules that each of our counties and states lay we need to continue to mask, wear the -- wear masks, use hand hygiene, socially distance, and follow rules because this is going to take us awhile and we need to be patient and keep at it until this transmission drops. >> speaking of other countries. startling numbers compared to other parts of the world.
61,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours in the u.s. but we've reported in that same 24-hour period, the u.k., 642 cases. italy 214. why is this the case? >> part of it is we're doing more testing now. and the other part of it is, i think we were very careful for a while and people got tired. started opening up. and stopped socially distancing and wearing masks. so i think there's just more transmission now. the virus never really disappeared, and it just -- we just took off again. >> walt disney world is reopening tomorrow. what would you tell people going to amusement parks? >> same advice when you're going ople is totay sifeet apart from other families. to wear masks. to make sure you have hand hygiene, gel and if you use public bathrooms, be very careful about wiping surfaces before you go in and after you leave. >> mask up. and also it's hot down there in central florida. social distancing should be working in your favor.
time for "the mix." and a comet is heading our way. but it's okay. this is called comet neowise which is better than pennywise from that scary clown movie. this was discovered in late march. it's appearing brighter as it approaches the sun. it will be the closest to earth on july 22nd at a distance of about 64 million miles. >> i like that. >> yeah. uh-huh. >> it looks cool. as long as it avoids people now. avoid people. >> 2020 it might go -- >> at this point, i would not be surprised. i like the name, too. neowise.
it's very matrix. doesn't it give you those vibes? >> you're very neowise for saying that. >> thank you. i'm awake. i think. speaking of awake, you know who is not awake?o ghhe. aley sloth right there with its baby. >> do you do that with your youngest? >> i wanted this to be -- you know, with gigi, this could have been me and you, but you wanted to be energetic yesterday. and i was not. >> you've been a sloth for the past three days, right?es. this was in providence, rhode island. >> very nice. okay. shirleen's first polka, everybody. ♪ politics and foreign wars all the weather all the scores ♪ ♪ that's the "world news" polka ♪ ♪ if you're an insomniac and the good sleep you lack do the "world news" polka ♪
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this morning on "world news now" -- dr. anthony fauci calling out states that reopened too quickly as coronavirus cases soar. plus, new efforts to get college students back to campus. and the 23-year-old out of the hospital after almost two months. search crews aren't giving up the search for naya rivera. the actress missing at a lake near los angeles. what new video reveals. a popular brand facing backlash this morning. what the ceo said at the white house that sparked the hashtag goyaway. meet the new generation of fans going ham for "hamilton." >> the lin-manuel miranda mini-mes dressing up and belting
out the "hamilton" hits they've fallen in love with since watching that movie. it's friday, july 10th. good morning, everyone. we love "hamilton." >> no one else was in the room when it happened. ♪ the room where it happened >> it's happening in this room. shirleen allicott from wabc. it's been so much fun having you this week. >> is this okay? like, is this allowed? >> this is the last day that she's going to be here. you're back to your regularly scheduled programming next week. it's been so much fun. shoutout to wabc, our family over there and the bosses over there and here at abc who made this happen. they didn't want it to happen because they were like, they're going to get in trouble. they're going to get in trouble. we had a really good time.
because we don't know if or when this will happen again, i want to say that it has been incredible that you have been here on this national platform in -- literally this country has gotten to see you. she's a friend of mine. i love her to death, but shirleen allicott is the real deal. >> oh, thank you so much. >> for what i've known about you to see you grow personally with your family, professionally. literally, a street reporter working your way up, all the way up to the anchor desk in the number one market, number one station and doing all of it with such joy and positivity. i'm so proud of you. it's been a dream come true to have you next to me. i'm so proud of you. >> can i just say that i'm so proud of you. >> oh, thank you. >> to see your ascent and your rise and how you have always held me down as a dear friend, but seeing you hold me down and hold my hand through this show and be the leader, i'm so proud of you. >> thank you, friend. >> my little kid brother. >> i love you. i know the viewers here in new
york city and philadelphia where we met, they love you. and i really do know that our abc news viewers love you as well. >> thanks for having me. should i get to some news before my producer yells at me in my ear anymore after that lovefest? right to the latest developments on this pandemic beginning with president trump. >> during an interview on fox news, the president called testing the greatest thing ever for the democratic party. trump also said he will wear a mask during an upcoming visit with injured troops at walter reed army medical center. >> infections are surging at an alarming rate. cases topping 3 million with more than 133,000 deaths. abc's megan tevrizian has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, the nation's top doctor admitting the u.s. is not winning the fight against covid-19. >> when you compare us to other countries, i don't think you can say we're doing great. i mean, we're just not. >> reporter: dr. antauci opened. >> there are some times when despite the guidelines and the
recommendations to open up carefully and prudently, some states skipped over those. >> reporter: florida now atn 11 record hospitalizations. the sunshine state up nearly 1,400% since reopening. arizona, up 858%. south carolina, up 999%. >> the last three weeks it's been an explosion, no question about that. >> reporter: and texas hit a record number of deaths on thursday. now averaging 1 death every 15 minutes. many of these states reopening early. >> today there's a new executive order that will limit indoor dining to less than 50% occupancy. you want to be in places where you can limit the number of people. >> reporter: in arizona, the governor is facing criticism for failing to put additional precautions in place. the state's plans to reopen
schools in the fall still up in the air. >> i couldn't imagine sending kids back to school live and in person in the situation that we're experiencing right now. >> reporter: this comes as universities across the country students back on campus. the university of central florida in orlando is installing over a quarter mile worth of plexiglas barriers in high-contact areas. >> to me, student safety is the priority. we have to focus on that. >> reporter: but now, some fraternities and sororities are under fire after an outbreak was traced back to a series of parties at u.c. berkeley. still, there are stories of resilience. in illinois, euly diaz and her family celebrating a homecoming and belated birthday after the 23-year-old spent 54 days in the hospital. >> at one point, the ventilator was doing 70% of my breathing. i only did 30%. so it's really scary. i know from the floor i was on, a lot of people didn't make it out.
i was one of the few. >> reporter: and now new york city is banning all large events through september. kenneth, shirleen. >> megan, thank you. presumptive democratic nominee joe biden is going after president trump again. he's laying out his vision for the country to recover from the pandemic. here's abc's mary bruce. >> how are you? >> reporter: joe biden in the battleground state of pennsylvania touring a manufacturing plant. and challenging the president on trump's signature issue, the economy. >> donald trump loves to talk and talk and talk. but after 3 1/2 years of big promises, what do the american people have to show for all the talk? >> reporter: biden ripped into trump's response to the pandemic saying he's making matters worse. >> time and again, working families are paying the price for this administration's
>> reporter: biden stopping by his childhood home in nearby scranton. >> i couldn't come to scranton without coming by the old house. >> reporter: and outlining his plan for an economic comeback including investing $300 billion in new technologies and $400 billion to power demand for american-made products. a plan biden says will create 5 million new jobs and be paid for by reversing trump's tax cuts for wealthiest americans. and the trump campaign is now firing back, slamming biden's plan and saying he would raise taxes on all americans. but biden says that's not true. that he would only raise taxes on large corporations and the most wealthy. big picture, the economy has been a bright spot for the president in recent polling. and joe biden is going to continue to hammer him on this issue. mary bruce, abc news, washington. twitter is exploding with calls for a boycott of goya foods after the ceo said the country is blessed to have trump as our president and calling him a builder. critics point out trump's long
history of disrespecting latinos, including his first campaign speech when he described mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals. in college sports, the pandemic has forced a major change in the big ten. the conference eliminated nonleague games for the fall which includes football. the move will reduce long trips, make rescheduling easier and allow for more testing. tropical storm fay is churning toward the northeast right now. it is moving up the eastern seaboard and is expected to make landfall between new jersey and long island, new york, today. it could produce up to 3 to 5 inches of rain, but some areas could see as much as 8 inches. enough time understanding this pandemic. >> yep. imagine trying to explain the lockdown if you are a preschooler. a little girl in phoenix named blake seems to have it all figured out. she gave her take on shelter in place, and she's very emotional
about it. >> we can't go anywhere. not even mcdonald's, which is my favorite restaurant. it's just really frustrating. if you go through the drive-through, it's just boring because you have to wait for the food to come. and if you're inside playing on the playground, it wouldn't be boring. and now -- >> blake said the only thing that's open is nothing. and it's not fair. i hear you. >> i love blake so much. you know, this actually feels very familiar. you guys know shirleen and i are besties. she helped make me uncle k-mo with her two beautiful girls. the oldest one. look at this. >> no! >> why are you frustrated? sounds like gigi is frustrated, too. >> i'm frustrated. ugh! >> i'm frustrated. where did she learn that?
>> kids all over the country are frustrated. and they're just expressing themselves. i mean, what did she -- who did she learn it from? >> she's so cute. >> she got it from herself. >> my mom would tell me that age, you don't know what frustrated means. >> exactly. >> you're getting on my nerves. you don't have any nerves. >> you're 3. you're 3. coming up -- we're hearing from the hamil kids. some of "hamilton's" youngest fans. first, missing actress naya rivera. she disappeared after swimming in a lake in california. what newly released surveillance video is showing. and later in "the skinny," the big headline about one of the hottest series on netflix. what we're finding out about "the crown." you're watching "world news now." 50 to 85, and looking to buy life insurance on a fixed budget, remember the three p's. what are the three p's? the three p's of life insurance on a fixed budget
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the future of the famed notre dame cathedral spire will go back to its past. french president emmanuel macron said it will be restored in its original gothic style. it was destroyed in last year's fire. macron had hinted he preferred a contemporary look. now to what appears to be a tragic ending for "glee" actress naya rivera. >> the 33-year-old disappeared during a boating trip with her son.
newly released video shows her before she vanished. this morning, the search entering a third day for actress naya rivera who is presumed dead after swimming in a lake in california. >> ms. rivera and her son came here to enjoy a day at the lake. they rented a boat. ms. rivera had been to the lake before. she's familiar with it. >> reporter: in newly released surveillance video, the 33-year-old actress' mercedes arrives at the lake. rivera and her 4-year-old son are seen walking to the dock and heading out on a rented boat. >> 911, what's the problem you're reporting? >> reporter: hours later another boater calls 911 after spotting rivera's boat adrift with only her son onboard. the caller mistakenly saying little girl. >> we found a little girl in one of the boats by herself, and her mom is nowhere to be found. >> reporter: authorities believe rivera went for a swim during the outing and never resurfaced. the lake, about an hour drive north of l.a., is known to locals as being dangerous with swift currents and depths of up
to 50 feet in some areas. >> one of the things that complicates the search is we have to go with where the boat was found initially and then work our way outward from there. and when you're talking about underwater and visibility that's really limited, it's a slow-going search process. ♪ >> reporter: rivera is best known for playing santana lopez in the hit tv show "glee." on social media, her co-stars shared their shock. heather morris writing on instagram, we need all the prayers we can get to bring our naya back home to us. we need your love and light. and fans now sharing a clip of rivera performing the song "if i die young" on "glee." ♪ send me away with the words of a love song ♪ >> so many eerie events
precipitating this moment. that song that she sang, and some of the social media posts. her last two posts that she put on instagram and -- >> it's very sad. >> telling you to value life. >> yes, and live every day to the fullest. thinking about her, her son, her family. so tragic. much more later on "good morning america." coming up, we'll try to lighten your spirits with "the skny the surfaces in your home in 24 hours. try new microban 24. spray on hard surfaces to kill 99.9% of viruses and bacteria initially. once dry, it forms a bacteria shield that keeps killing bacteria for 24 hours, even after multiple touches. try new microban 24. available in multi-purpose, sanitizing, and bathroom sprays. this has been medifacts for microban 24. >> announcer: "world news now"
♪ ♪ skinny ♪ just give me the skinny time for your friday ♪ skinny ♪ just give me the skinny time for your friday "skinny" starting with bill nye the science guy. >> i'm so proud of you for saying it right. it's -- ♪ bill nye the science guy >> we're the same age. >> back in the '90s he had one of the most watched educational tv shows in the u.s. >> now he's taken to tiktok to demonstrate why everyone should be wearing a face mask. >> so the reason we want you to wear a mask is to protect you, sure.
but the main reason we want you to wear a mask is to protect me from you and the particles from your respiratory system from getting into my respiratory system. everybody, this is a matter, literally, of life and death. and when i use the word literally, i mean literally. a matter of life and death. >> okay. yeah. >> bill nye said what he said. >> what he said. wow. >> that video, by the way, and for good reason, has racked up more than 2 million views. >> we love you, bill nye. next, from social distancing to a highly anticipated reunion of bffs. >> last week we showed how friend of "world news now" gayle king had arrived at her bestie oprah's house. but they were forced to keep their distance until now. >> oh, my gosh. it's like a calgon commercial. >> a covid-free hug.
>> the moment we've been waiting for. that warm embrace. gayle announcing after her quarantine, she tested negative for covid-19. and we do say, good morning, gayle. >> that gave me a celie moment, gayle. >> good morning, gayle.at a cie purple" moment, you ueting le a. warm embrace. and an nba superstar also isn't taking any chances with covid-19. >> 76ers star center joel embiid. >> that's embiid. philadelphia no longer loves you. they no longer love you. embiid. >> rewind. embiid. >> she's been out of philly for too long. >> he left nothing to chance yesterday for his flight to orlando donning a full hazmat suit, mask and gloves. >> he's already gone on the record that he's worried about
playing in the bubble when the nba restarts its season later this month. still, he says he's going to give it his all on the court. you actually left philadelphia five years ago, and i think joel embiid came after that. >> i've had to say his name before and i said it correctly. >> i'm trying to help you out. >> but guess what time it is and guess who didn't have any sleep? >> shirleen allicott, everybody. >> thank you. next to a celebrity likeness epic fail. >> we're all familiar with the rugged good looks of packers q.b. aaron rodgers. but what's being sold in the packers pro shop might have missed the mark. >> a fake tree stump marketed as outdoor decor. >> burn it. >> with rodgers' likeness? is that his likeness? that is very rude. >> so like in a horror movie involving chainsaws and lots of screaming. the item is yours for only $17.95. >> wow! >> if you want to spend that. >> that is just disrespectful. long live the i love thiseries. netflix announced "the crown" will not be ending with season five as previously announced. >> i love this show because it's so educational.
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♪ i am not throwing away my shot ♪ ♪ i am not throwing away my shot ♪ ♪ i'm just like my country i'm young, scrappy and hungry ♪ ♪ i am not throwing away my shot ♪ it's one of broadway's most exciting musicals ever. >> yes. thanks to our parent company disney, "hamilton" has made a transition from the stage to the screen, and it has opened itself up to a whole new audience. i love that, making it so much more accessible. our own "hamilton" superfan, will ganss, is here with more. >> hey, good morning, guys. lin-manuel miranda took two curse words out of the show so parents would feel more
comfortable letting their kids watch it, too. turns out, they didn't just watch it. they're obsessed with it. "hamilton" took home the tonys, grabbed some grammys, pulled in a pulitzer. now lin-manuel miranda's smash hit has a whole new group singing his praises. ♪ anjelica, eliza >> reporter: the #hamilkids. ♪ >> reporter: allison berman is a new york city fan. >> "hamilton" is awesome! >>an't get enough. >> i can't really say what my favorite part is. i love everything. >> reporter: then there's the carlton family from texas. i understand you guys are big "hamilton" fans. is that right? >> i like when the king walks in, and he's like -- >> reporter: and in classic kid fashion, they're honest about what they didn't like. >> three people dead. >> i'm glad you guys are keeping
count. >> reporter: the show impressing both the kids who have an affinity for american history -- >> i already kind of knew the s life. but lin-manuel miranda must have read a very detailed biography for adults. >> reporter: and those who might not. >> i learned a lot. >>eporteny parents who haven't thrown their own watch parties. >> watch it on your own first to see if some of the themes or language aligns with some of their family values. but i think it's a great show to watch with your kids. >> reporter: and the kiddos' advice to their pint-sized peers? >> i would tell them to watch the movie because it opens an entire new world. and now i can like sit comfortably on my sofa eating my pack of skittles. >> we watched it three times. and i'm going to watch it 10,000 times. >> 10,000! >> i reached out to my own elementary school music and drama teacher, hello, ms. vicki. she says "hamilton" is offering young kids a chance to fall in love with the arts. so important. >> incredible. so important. >> absolutely. disney plus, the gift and the
have a good weekend. making news in america thi making news in america this morning, following fay. the record-breaking tropical storm barreling toward the east coast right now expected to bring torrential rains and high winds. where the storm is expected to make landfall later today. losing the fight. >> i don't think you can say we're doing great. >> three states hitting record high hospitalizations as texas reports a new death every 15 minutes. what the nation's top doctors say is to blame for the new spike as schools scramble to come up with new ways to keep students safe. new details in the disappearance of naya rivera. searchers working through the night. more than 100 divers combing the lake where the "glee"