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likes ketchup good morning, america. breaking point. 13 states now report testing shortages and delays. arizona overwhelmed. families wait hours in triple-digit heat for answers. this car overheats bursting into flames. hospitals now reporting new mask and gown shortages. texas, california and florida now reporting their highest daily death toll since the pandemic began. dr. fauci warns states with severe outbreaks -- >> despite the guidelines and the recommendations to open up carefully and prudently, some states skipped over those and just opened up too quickly. >> now, the new hot spots. hundreds of cases linked to churches and religious events. one of the nation's top public health experts joins us live. breaking news. tropical storm fay barreling up the east coast with winds hitting 50 miles per hour
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getting ready to make landfall. now, new york, new jersey, connecticut all bracing and the flash flood watch stretching from maryland to massachusetts. president trump lashing out after that big supreme court ruling on his taxes. when will we see the returns? and our new poll showing 67% disapprove of how the president is handling the pandemic. authorities now on a recovery mission to find "glee" star naya rivera as new surveillance video shows her boarding the boat with her son hours before she vanished on the lake. what her co-stars are saying. hitting the court during coronavirus. the new images just in. the first teams practicing in the basketball bubble in orlando as players take extra precautions and professional soccer and baseball get hit with new setbacks. ♪ girl you're my angel feel good friday. shaggy and sting teaming up for the ultimate throwback performance, rocking our summer concert series only on "gma" this morning.
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♪ good morning, america. we hope you all are well this friday morning. we are following all the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and tracking tropical storm fay. that's a live look at ocean city, new jersey, right now as the storm closes in on the east coast. >> rough waters right there already. we'll talk about that more in a moment. first we begin with the coronavirus pandemic this morning as the number of new daily cases climbs past 50,000 again. there are new signs that re-opening too soon is having dire consequences. take a look at this chart. it shows the change in average daily cases since re-opening. florida was one of the first to ease restrictions and now it is one of the hardest hit. >> now hear this, dr. fauci says some states may need to pause, consider rolling back re-openings. 13 states now reporting issues with testing availability and access. >> that includes arizona where
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one third of the covid tests are coming back positive. matt gutman starts us off in phoenix. good morning, matt. >> reporter: hey, good morning, george. the numbers over the past couple of weeks have been mind-numbing the need for testing is as plain as day here. that car was here at midnight. there are already dozens of cars here. the government telling us what you're seeing here is the collapse of the health care system. this morning, a dire warning from top medical expert, dr. anthony fauci recommending sun belt hot spots like texas, arizona and florida pause their re-openings. >> there are some times, when despite the guidelines and the recommendations to open up carefully and prudently, some states skipped over those and just opened up too quickly. >> reporter: this as the nation's coronavirus testing crisis playing out in this epic gridlock. cars lining up for hours. this may look like a parking lot but it is a testing site. now, they've administered over 1,300 tests here today but there
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will be hundreds of people back there who don't make the cutoff. hundreds in line by 1:00 a.m. is it worth waking up at midnight to be out here at 1 a.m.? >> i don't have a choice. >> because you don't have insurance? >> correct and i'm not going to get at the back of the line like i was last week. >> and not get tested? >> correct. >> reporter: one car overheating and bursting into flames, and hundreds had to be turned away. >> i had a gentleman who was in tears because he had waited so long and for so many days and that's what breaks my heart. >> reporter: on thursday arizona governor doug ducey addressing covid publicly for the first time in over a week, but not offering much change. >> 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: for those waiting in the predawn heat that's not enough. if you could ask governor ducey one question, what would it be?
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>> why isn't there more testing? i mean, we are number one in the world. >> in the world. >> there should be more testing available to us. >> reporter: as cases surge, hospitals reaching capacity. dr. fauci speaking to fivethirtyeight's podcast 19. >> as a country 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: in florida more than 50 hospitals have zero icu beds available. this graph by "the new york times" showing a nearly 1,400% increase in average daily covid cases compared to when florida re-opened about two months ago. and overnight miami-dade school superintendent, the fourth largest school district in the country, telling abc news despite the governor's order, his schools will not re-open until the county enters phase 2. tonya wooddell a nurse traveling
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around the country volunteering in newark, boston, chicago, working in overextended hospitals treating covid patients, on sunday traveling to either phoenix or houston. >> i saw that this was a burden on patients as well as my co-workers and i just wanted to help. the virus is serious. i've seen it with my own eyes. >> reporter: arizona and specifically phoenix have been described as the covid capitals of the world. arizona's governor hadn't briefed the public about the virus for nine days. his big announcement he would limit indoor dining to 50%. this when scientists say the only way to stop the virus is to shut down completely. cecelia? >> okay, matt, thank you. as some of these states re-open religious gatherings are emerging as hot spots with hundreds of ink infections linked to church services. tom llamas is outside a church here in manhattan with more on this side of the story. good morning, tom. >> reporter: cecilia, good morning to you. church services have resumed here in new york city but with
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limited capacity and when parishioners come here they'll see the new rules, wear a mask, make sure to use hand sanitizer and social distance. but across the country pastors are making a tough decision to keep their churches closed. they're saying it's too dangerous to praise in person. this morning, worship whiplash. some churches that re-opened now closing amid new covid-19 spikes. "the new york times" reporting more than 650 coronavirus cases have been linked to nearly 40 churches and religious events across the country. many over the last month. pastor derek allen of mobile, alabama stopping in-person services earlier this month. he says as the number of covid cases in his church started rising even though the state didn't mandate it. >> i do know that people really, really suffer with this particular disease. and so watching our people suffer and knowing that if we have an in-person service that it was likely to spread, even further in our congregation, that's why we decided to go back
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online. >> reporter: outbreaks linked to churches have happened in several states. recently in oregon, texas, west virginia and tennessee. in june, florida teen carsyn davis attended a church function with 100 other kids. according to the medical examiner, the 17-year-old who had pre-existing conditions didn't wear a mask or social distance. three days later she started to feel symptoms. ten days after that. she died. and back in march, just north of seattle, more than 50 members of a community choir became infected with covid-19 after rehearsal. two of the members died. the cdc calling that event a superspreader. finding that just one asymptomatic person infected 52 others. >> having had two friends that i sing with that died because of this it is not worth it. it is not worth it. >> reporter: health experts worry even with social
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distancing, in closed spaces singing and sermons can spread the virus through the air. >> churches are particularly concerning because you have a lot of people singing loudly in choirs. as a result, you have a lot of particles spreading getting on other people and, hence, increasing their chances of getting the coronavirus. >> reporter: now as an alternative many churches have opted to stream services on youtube and facebook. it's nowhere near the same experience as gathering and fellowship, but many pastors feel it's the safest thing to do right now. >> very well might be, tom. thank you. dr. ashish jha, director of the harvard global health institute is joining us now. doctor, thank you so much for talking to us this morning. we heard there in tom's piece some of these churches, places of worship are considered superspreader sites. as we head into the weekend, what do you want people to know if they're going to go to church and should they be going? >> yes, good morning and thank you for having me on.
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what we know is that any indoor gathering of a large number of people is risky, especially if you're in a hot spot and obviously in places where there's singing or chanting or other things where those can really spread the virus. so i think if you're in most parts of the country right now, large gatherings indoors, including church services and other religious services is really risky. and i understand it's deeply meaningful for many of us, but i think we have to be very careful right now and try to avoid it if possible. >> we have this warning also this morning from dr. fauci talking about states with severe outbreaks, saying perhaps states should consider hitting the pause button. i'm wondering if once the cat is out of the bag, can we really do that now? can we put the pause button on some of these states? >> i think dr. fauci is trying his best to be very diplomatic. in some places i think things are getting so bad or are so bad they may need to go back to a shelter in place order.
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i look at arizona, the 50% restaurant occupancy. that's way too little too late at this point. i think the cat is out of bag in many ways, and states have to ratchet back what kind of re-opening they've done. >> we're seeing around the country these long lines. people waiting in blistering heat to get tested. sometimes the results of these tests are taking a week plus to get back to people. is our testing system collapsing right now? >> yeah, you know, cecilia, this is something a lot have been talking about for months and saying we really need a far more robust testing infrastructure. dr. fauci has said that. all of us in the public health world have been saying that. unfortunately, our political leaders have not invested in that and now we're seeing substantial strains and in some places it really is starting to collapse and that is going to be -- that's going to make fighting the virus much harder. >> what we're hearing from people on the front lines is a shortage of ppes, icu bed shortages, and it sounds like what we heard back in march. can we handle the surge we're
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facing? >> yeah, you know, it's one thing when it happened in march when you could argue we were unprepared. we didn't know it would be this bad. for this to happen in july in states like texas and arizona and florida, in my mind it's just unconscionable. we have to protect our health care workers and i can't believe we're going through this again. but we do need to continue to push on ramping up, otherwise, it will be very difficult for the frontline workers to take care of people. >> dr. jha, i want to ask this. you have health experts like dr. fauci saying, pause. you have political leaders like the president saying go. who should people be listening to? >> you know, this is a public health crisis. this is a medical crisis and when you are sick or have a medical problem you want to listen to your doctor and not your politician. and to me this is pretty clear who people need to be listening to. experts like dr. fauci, dr. birx, leaders in the cdc, those are the people who need to be heard right now, not our political leaders.
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>> dr. jha as always, we appreciate your voice. thank you. t.j. we need to turn to tropical storm fay now. it's closing in on the east coast with winds hitting 50 miles an hour and our rob marciano tracking this tropical threat for us. good morning to you, rob. >> hey, good morning, t.j. already on to the name of fay as we get into not even the middle really of july. here's a look at what it's doing right now. ocean city, new jersey, ocean city, maryland, also getting waves and wind and this will be increasing throughout the day and asbury park, a typical spot we see storms coming in you see the waves acting up as well. the center, 50 miles southeast of ocean city, maryland with 50-mile-per-hour winds and now we have tropical storm warnings that are posted for the jersey coastline, long island and all the connecticut coastline and already have flash flood warnings for parts of delaware. here's the forecast track. line not that important. we don't expect a whole lot of strengthening with this. it will be windy and some coastal flooding and certainly going to be rain later on this afternoon, tonight and into tomorrow morning and some of
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that rain is going to create some flooding. we'll talk about that in just a few minutes. george? >> rough weekend ahead here. okay, rob, thank you very much. to the white house now where the president is facing his worst marks yet for handling the coronavirus emergency. our new abc news/ipsos poll shows 67% of americans disapprove of how he's handling the crisis. let's bring in our chief white house correspondent, jon karl. jon, the same number disapprove of how the president is handling race relations. >> reporter: george, these are staggeringly bad numbers for the president especially when you consider that these are the two biggest crises of his presidency, and there you have two-thirds of the public disapproving of how he is handling them. if you look further into the poll, it gets worse for the president. of course, the majority, the vast majority of democrats disapprove but look at independents. a whopping 73% of independents in this poll disapprove of how the president is handling the covid-19 crisis. he's even losing support among republicans, 22% disapproving, and on race relations, the
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disapproval extends all racial groups, 57% of whites disapproving. 92% of blacks disapproving and 83% of hispanics disapproving of his handling of race relations. >> meantime, we had major rulings from the supreme court yesterday on the president's financial records and tax returns finding that he doesn't have absolute immunity from grand jury proceedings but that doesn't mean we'll see the tax returns any time soon. >> reporter: on one hand it was a total defeat for the president, 9-0 on the question of whether or not the president has absolute immunity as the president argued, so he doesn't have that, but make no mistake, these tax returns are going to be secret for some time. the grand jury in new york can get them but, of course, grand jury proceedings are secret. i don't expect we'll see those tax returns for a long time. >> the president also laying out some strong hints he's prepared to pardon or commute the sentence of his former associate roger stone. >> reporter: he sure did on an
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interview with sean hannity last night, clearly implying this was something he is considering. this would put him at odds, by the way, with his own attorney general, bill barr, who said he thinks stone's sentence was appropriate. the sentence was 40 months for lying to congress, misleading investigators, but the president seems to be inclined to at least commute that sentence. we will see. >> jon karl, thanks very much. t.j.? we shift to the return of sports. the final nba team arriving in orlando to enter that so-called basketball bubble as they prepare to restart the season but the covid outbreak created some setbacks. will reeve in florida with more for us. will, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, t.j. with the final teams arriving on site in this non-weatherproof bubble, it is in full effect and as we've reported, players and staff must self-isolate for 48 hours when they arrive and then need to get two negative coronavirus tests 24 hours apart
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before they can begin practicing. some teams have started their practices already and we've been getting glimpses inside the bubble from the players themselves on social media. a lot of video game setups in their rooms. those talked about players-only lounges with ping-pong tables look pretty good. patrick beverley of the clippers saying the bubble is what you make it. covid concerns are, of course, top of mind. strict protocols in place regarding mask wearing and the integrity of the bubble overall. superstar joel embiid was seen wearing a full body protective suit for the flight down here. two washington wizards players, it was announced yesterday, did not travel down here at all due to positive tests and the nba has also faced some criticism regarding testing, and the frequency and some say it could take away resources for more vulnerable members of the popular in florida as cases surge, t.j.
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>> we appreciate the sports and weather report from him down in florida. thank you. >> really coming down down there. coming up next the search for "glee" star naya rivera. recovery mission under way as authorities look at this surveillance video showing the actress and her 4-year-old son leaving on a boat trip. also new details about ghislaine maxwell's life behind bars, but first, back over to rob. hi, cecilia. tropical storm fay heading in this direction and we'll have a lot of rain with this. some need it. some don't. flash flood watches posted from maryland all the way to massachusetts. there you see the leading edge of that rainfall. could see two, three, four, maybe five plus inches before it is done. time now for your weekend forecast sponsored by caesars rewards.
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good morning. a couple of changes this morning. the cloud cover has slipped through some of our coastal valleys into the bay and warmer in our east bay valleys in the south bay with some 60s this morning. otherwise, the rest of us waking up in the 50s. there's a look at cover. that's the only issue with your commute today. let's talk about sunday. that's when the heat peaks. you can see triple digits in our inland east bay neighborhoods. 80s around the bay and mid-70s in san francisco. you want free air-conditioning, it will remain at the coast, with 60s while the rest of us are in the 80s, 90s and 100s just about every day until the middle parts of next week when we start to cool back to average. have a good weekend. thank you. next on gma, the lathe on the latest on the search for nya
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storm faye getting ready to make landfall in new york, new jersey and connecticut. we're getting ready for it. as sports is trying to come back, there have been some setbacks. mlb trying to start its season and "the washington post" reporting multiple players who took a chartered flight to miami from the dominican republic were not tested before they got on a plane on july 1st, and have since tested positive. they are all now self-isolating. we have the latest on the search for "glee" actress naya rivera. a recovery mission under way after the star disappeared on a boat outing with her 4-year-old son on a lake in california. kaylee hartung is there at that lake with new details on this, good morning, kaylee. >> reporter: good morning, cecilia. we're now heading into day three of the search for naya rivera here at lake piru. at this time yesterday authorities were hopeful but now they are being realistic saying they presume she drowned. this search is now a recovery mission. this morning, the desperate search for missing singer and actor naya rivera is now a recovery mission after finding
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her 4-year-old son sleeping on a boat by himself. >> the emergency is we have a missing person. mom nowhere to be found. >> reporter: authorities saying they do not suspect foul play. >> our hearts and our thoughts go out to the rivera family. this is a terrible tragedy for all of them. >> reporter: rivera was last seen alive in this surveillance video leaving the dock for a fun afternoon with her son on this pontoon boat. the search began wednesday when the employee that rented her the boat went looking when she didn't return as scheduled. >> it can't be easy when your witness is a 4-year-old. >> no, because you want to try to limit the amount of trauma he's going through. what he may understand and what he may not understand until later, so we try to be mindful of that. >> reporter: the search involving 100 personnel. dive teams in the water, drones and helicopters in the sky.
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they have not been able to locate rivera's body. authorities say lake piru presents challenges, low visibility and uneven terrain, up to 50 feet deep in some areas. change.org petition thursday calling for warning signs to be placed at the lake. ♪ i don't know why i like it ♪ i just do >> reporter: rivera is famous for her role as santana lopez on "glee" known for her searing insults. >> stick a sock in it or ship yourself back to scotland. i'm trying to apologize to lumps the the clown. >> reporter: becoming a fan favorite as the character evolved over six seasons showcasing vulnerability. ♪ oh, if i die young, bury me in satin ♪ ♪ lay me down on a bed of roses ♪ >> reporter: and coming out as gay. >> i love girls the way i'm supposed to feel about boys. >> reporter: on-screen love interest heather morris releasing this statement to abc news, it's so hard to wrap your head around something unknown holding onto hope that the rescuers will bring naya home. her co-stars taking to social media to share their shock and
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sadness at rivera's disappearance. gloria estefan who played naya's mother writing this note on twitter, praying for a miracle for naya rivera and her family, particularly her baby boy. authorities were here at the lake overnight. now that the sun is up, the search will continue. as her family waits for answers we know her 4-year-old son has been reunited with his father, her ex-husband, ryan dorsey. t.j.? >> kaylee, horrible story there. thank you so much. we want to turn to new developments in the investigation into the death of breonna taylor, the young black woman shot and killed in her home in the middle of the night. newly released audio reveals more about what happened when police broke down the door of her home, the wrong home, and it's raising new questions. steve osunsami has the latest for us. steve, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, t.j. in these recordings the boyfriend of the young woman who was killed says that on the night of the shooting, an officer who was at the scene approached him and told him that what happened was, quote, a
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misunderstanding, admitting that what happened was wrong. the newly released police interviews this morning, only underline that louisville metro police were at the wrong home when breonna taylor was killed and the audio from a police interview recorded hours after the killing in march kenneth walker, taylor's boyfriend who survived the encounter, says neither of them had any idea who was trying to break into their apartment. >> it's the middle of the night and somebody's beating on the door and not saying who they are. like, you know, what are you going to do if you're at home with your family and somebody is beating on your door and you don't know who it is? >> reporter: walker says they didn't say they were the police before he fired off a shot from a gun he was legally carrying. the officers who were executing a no-knock warrant at the wrong home responded with a hail of gunfire. >> when the door comes off the hinges, it's just -- it is happening fast. it's like an explosion. >> reporter: 26-year-old breonna taylor was killed in her own apartment.
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she worked as a local ambulance technician, a true life saver. you see her boyfriend after the shooting being arrested here in the parking lot. police tried to charge him with attempting to kill police officers, but those charges were later dropped. in another newly released interview, we hear from sergeant mattingly, the highest ranking of the three officers on the scene. he told investigators he couldn't remember whose name was on the warrant or if police announced who they were when they first got to the door. >> you said you guys didn't initially announce? >> no, the first -- the first bang on the door, did not announce. i think after that we did. >> reporter: none of the officers have been charged. one of the three officers has been fired. a federal investigation is still ongoing. george? >> steve osunsami, thanks. we have new details now on ghislaine maxwell's life behind bars and the measures authorities are taking to keep her safe as her legal team responds to the charges she conspired with jeffrey epstein to traffic and abuse underage girls. eva pilgrim is at her detention
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center in brooklyn. good morning, eva. >> reporter: george, good morning. we're learning more about maxwell's life inside this prison. she's under constant monitoring sharing her cell with a roommate and prison officials making sure someone is always with her while she's behind bars. this morning, jeffrey epstein's former girlfriend and alleged accomplice, ghislaine maxwell, responding for the first time to the case against her. her legal team in a related civil lawsuit calling the criminal case a meritless indictment. this as the prison has put additional safety measures in place to ensure maxwell's safety while she's behind bars. the department of justice taking away her clothes and sheets, making her wear paper attire while in custody. >> after what happened with jeffrey epstein, they're going to be keeping an eye on her. >> reporter: the extra measures and concern around maxwell comes in part because epstein killed himself while in a federal jail in manhattan on sex trafficking
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charges sparking a slew of conspiracy theories. >> i was livid, obviously. i believed very strongly in that case. and as you will recall, after he committed suicide, i said that i was confident that we would continue to pursue this case vigorously. and pursue anyone who was complicit in it. >> reporter: attorney general barr speaking exclusively with pierre thomas reiterating that the justice department would like to speak to prince andrew who acknowledges knowing epstein and maxwell, but denies any wrongdoing and has not been charged with anything. the prince seen here for the first time in public since maxwell's arrest driving himself leaving windsor castle. maxwell is accused of facilitating epstein's sex crimes by helping him recruit, groom and ultimately abuse three unnamed teenage victims between 1994 and 1997. in a 2016 deposition, the 58-year-old british socialite denied any knowledge of
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trafficking or abuse saying, as far as i'm concerned, everyone who came to his house was an adult professional person. going on to say, i am not aware of teenagers who worked in his home pointing out it's important to understand that i wasn't with jeffrey all the time, in fact, i was only in the house less than half the time so i cannot testify to when i wasn't in the house, but federal authorities say she lied during those depositions and is now facing two perjury charges for some of her statements. and today we will get a first glimpse at maxwell's defense. her attorneys have a 1:00 p.m. deadline to respond to why she should be granted bail. prosecutors have said that she's a flight risk because she has access to large amounts of money and she has a lot of international connections. george? >> thanks very much. you can see a special two-hour "20/20" tonight at 9:00 p.m. on the jeffrey epstein case.
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the competition between major retailers is heating up nationwide, and that means big savings for customers. erielle reshef has the details. erielle, it's being called black friday in july. >> reporter: it is, cecilia, and there are major discounts out there right now. stores like the gap and old navy are offering up to 75% off of everything. retailers now trying to lure back in consumers who may have cooled off their spending during the summer. we're used to seeing this stampede around the holidays, but now retailers are stirring up sales with black friday summer edition. >> we're also starting to see a lot of black friday in july sales at a few select retailers. >> reporter: some of the companies advertising deals, macy's with sales up to 70% off on everything from clothing to kitchenware and electronics, sales that we're used to seeing on the real black friday in november now four months earlier. the price of this lenovo thinkpad slashed more than $1,000.
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jcpenney advertising hundreds of deals. clothes more than 50% off this weekend and dell also offering savings. this laptop, $300 off. >> black friday in july got its start five years ago right around when amazon did its first prime day sale holiday. so all these other retailers wanted to get in on the action and started having their own sales around the same time. >> reporter: while amazon hasn't announced prime day just yet, experts say some companies are having sales now to avoid landing on the growing list of ailing businesses like neiman-marcus and j. crew, both recently filing for bankruptcy. brooks brothers, the latest to follow suit earlier this week. but retailmenot says shoppers still plan on spending as much as $500 this july and as businesses re-open, stores are now looking to make room for fall inventory. >> the pandemic is happening and people aren't shopping in stores, but they are still shopping online. >> reporter: and experts say there are also a lot of deals
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. breaking point. 13 states now report testing shortages and delays. in arizona, families wait hours in triple-digit heat for answers. now, hospitals reporting ppe shortages as texas, california and florida report their highest daily death toll. dr. fauci's new warning about states with severe outbreaks. breaking news, tropical storm fay barreling up the east coast getting ready to make landfall, new york, new jersey, connecticut all bracing. glaring disparities. growing calls for change after the death of this 26-year-old mother during childbirth. sparking a national outcry highlighting the risks women of color face seeking maternal care. back to class in the covid-19 hot zone. how the university of central
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florida is planning on breaking students back to classes. from the plexiglas safeguards to the disinfectant foggers to kill the virus. and what happens if there's another outbreak. how to find the right bathing suit when you can't try it on in stores. expert tips to find the right fit and style online. ♪ girl, you're my angel shaggy is sending us into the weekend singing some of his biggest hits and he's saying -- >> "gma," concert series 2020 coming your way. ♪ good morning, america. thanks for joining us this friday morning. >> it is a good one. and we have secrets to make your meals sweeter from the so-called produce hunter. >> she literally hunts. she picks fruits and vegetables to restaurants across southern california. she knows what to look out for sharing tips about the right
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berry and even the right corn you need to pick. it's some interesting stuff. i'll test you two later. >> we'll see how we do. we'll start with the latest on the coronavirus outbreak. 13 states reporting issues with testing including arizona where families are waiting in line for hours. matt gutman is at a testing site in phoenix with the latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: george, good morning. since midnight hundreds of cars have liened up here. there will be thousands of them by the end of the day. many will not make the cut off. many understand they won't get the results back for up to two weeks. this is something public health officials describe as the clapgs of the covid-19 testing system. this morning, a dire warning from top medical expert dr. anthony fauci recommending sun belt hot spots like texas, arizona and florida pause their re-openings. >> there are sometimes when despite the guidelines and the recommendations to open up carefully and prudently, some states skipped over those and just opened up too quickly. >> reporter: this as the nation's coronavirus testing crisis playing out in this epic gridlock. cars lining up for hours.
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this may look like a parking lot but it's a testing site. now, they've administered over 1,300 tests today but there will be hundreds of people back there who don't make the cutoff. as cases surge, hospitals reaching capacity. dr. fauci speaking to fivethirtyeight's podcast 19. >> as a country, 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: cecilia spoke to dr. ashish jha about that this morning. >> we have this warning from dr. fauci talking about the states with severe outbreaks saying perhaps they should consider hitting the pause button. i'm wondering if once the cat is out of the bag, can we we really do that now? can we put the pause button on some of these states? >> i think dr. fauci is trying his best to be very diplomatic. in some places i think things are getting so bad or are so bad, they may need to go back to a shelter in place order. i look at arizona, the 50%
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restaurant occupancy, that's way too little too late at this point. i think the cat is out of the bag in many ways and states really have to ratchet back what kind of opening they've done. >> reporter: there's going to be a lot of resistance to shutting down across the sun belt. experts tell us because of the delay in results, the numbers we're seeing right now on the ground are really own a snapshot of what was going on in the middle of june. they say the real numbers now are far worse. cecilia? >> the sun is still rising and those cars already there. matt gutman, thank you. now to with the future of schools in question, a look at how florida's largest public university is looking to open its doors even as they have a coronavirus surge there. will reeve got a look at what the university of central florida is now planning. >> reporter: this morning as covid-19 cases surge in its community, the largest public university in florida is preparing to welcome students back to campus in just weeks. the university of central florida in orlando is making
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drastic changes to its on-campus experience. over a quarter mile worth of plexiglas barriers installed in high-contact areas, the school erecting disinfecting stations and creating isolation rooms for students who test positive. the school is limiting the number of students who can live on campus. when they return to residence halls, everyone will have their own single room but even with additional precautions the student body president understands her peers will have their concerns. >> to me student safety is the priority, and we have to focus on that. >> reporter: the coursework changed too. one professor teaching online classes has shifted her approach. >> i would typically have them come out in the field and draw an excavation unit. i can't have them do that now, so what i have them do is draw the dirty dishes in their sink. >> reporter: a new season for ucf's notable football team is a big question mark. for "good morning america," i'm will reeve, abc news, orlando. we get the latest on tropical storm fay moving up the east coast with winds hitting 50 miles per hour. rob is tracking its path, its
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timing. good morning to you again, rob. >> reporter: good morning, t.j. we've been waiting for it to develop and it blossomed overnight. now with 50-mile-per-hour winds south of cape may, new jersey, by about 50 to 100 miles, already delaware, maryland, getting slammed with rain, four to five inches. there you see the intense rain bands. tropical storm warnings up from all of the new jersey coast, long island and connecticut where i stand. here is the track, atlantic city right up the gut of new york harbor then up the hudson. you don't see that every season. should be a tropical storm. we don't expect a lot of strengthening. but it could have some tornadoes especially east of the center line and obviously a lot of rain flooding potentially not just with this but another line of storms coming through tomorrow afternoon across the northeast. george? >> rob, thanks very much. coming up, a closer look at huge disparities in maternal care for women of color. >> an important story. we'll also switch gears and tell you how to get the right fit while buying online during a pandemic. and our "gma" concert series continues with shaggy.
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♪ good morning, good morning welcome back to "gma." hope your friday is off to a good start. it's going to get a little better right now. "pop news" and lara. >> reporter: ah, thank you, george. nice to hear. we have great news. another "gma" book club pick, headed to the big screen. first it was our june book "the vanishing half" and now our july
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book "sex and vanity" written by the same author as "crazy rich asians" will become a movie with sony picture getting the rights after a fierce bidding war with other studios. author kevin kwan is on a roll and debuted it a couple weeks ago and it became a "new york times" best-seller the same day. the book follows the story of a young woman who finds herself torn between two men and if it's like -- anything like "crazy rich asians," it should be a monster hit. that movie earned $240 million worldwide. we will be sitting down with author kevin kwan to talk sex, vanity, so much more coming up on tuesday. that's on "gma." can't wait for that. also in the news this morning, katy perry giving us something to smile about, dropping the first single from her upcoming album. both of which are called "smile." take a listen.
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♪ yeah, i'm praying for ♪ it's been a while but now i got back the smile ♪ ♪ i'm so grateful >> reporter: all right, i like it. nice fun beat there. it's interesting, katy explained the new song was written in 2017 when she was going through a very dark time in her life and felt like she lost her smile. she says the new album which features a very whimsical cover is all about that journey for her back to the light and you know she does have a lot to smile about. in just a few weeks she's giving birth to a baby girl with her fiance orlando bloom and her new album drops on august 14th. you can listen to the full song or preorder "smile" on spotify, apple music or amazon music. and finally, the perfect feel-good story for this friday. watch this video. the dog groomer that you're seeing there, she was so sad after losing her beloved dog, her own dog, she doesn't know it but that dog that she's grooming
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right there in the video, that's actually a gift from her co-workers. watch her reaction when they give her the usual doggie gift bag they give all their grooming clients. listen up. >> what is this? >> it's a take home bag. >> what are y'all doing? >> it's a take home bag. >> i don't have a dog yet. no! >> reporter: yeah, that video getting so much love. more than 500,000 views. everyone sending love to the little dog named cotton and her new fur mama and, everybody, tgif. we made it through a great week and hope you have a good weekend, george. >> thank you, lara. you too. we'll switch gears to our "gma" cover story. it's about the glaring disparities facing women of color seeking maternal care in the united states. highlighted by the heartbreaking story of a 26-year-old new york woman. let's bring in janai norman for
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more on this. >> reporter: good morning. this is not a new issue. the data has been around for years. statistics are staggering. serena williams even shared her experience during childbirth when she said hospital staff ignored her concerns about a pulmonary embolism, but the disparity in care is costing black women their lives. ♪ uh-oh >> reporter: tragedy in the maternity ward. this 26-year-old woman was past her due date when she went to the hospital for a routine check-up and never went home. seen here in these pictures from a gofundme pages she passed away during an emergency c-section before ever getting to meet or hold her baby girl chloe. the hospital telling abc news, the city's public health system recognizes the disproportionate increased burden that black and brown patients face during childbirth. we are devoted to understanding the causes and are committed to addressing this unexpectable
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disparity. amber rose isaac also died following an emergency c-section in a new york city hospital. just days after posting on social media about her experience with what she called incompetent doctors during her pregnancy. >> she was ignored time and time and time again. she's voiced her concerns. >> reporter: amber's partner, bruce mcintyre is now raising their 2-month-old baby boy alone, and he says amber's death was preventable. the hospital says 94% of our deliveries are minority mothers and montefiore's maternal mortality rate of 0.01% is lower than new york city and national averages. any maternal death is a tragedy. these heartbreaking stories just the latest examples of staggering statistics. black women in america die giving birth nearly three times more than white women. >> check your implicit bias. >> reporter: dr. jennifer lincoln is an ob/gyn who is
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trying to bring attention to the problem on tiktok. >> we have so many other studies that show that black people with undertreated for pain. they wait longer in the emergency room. they are less likely to be taken seriously. >> so what do you think can be done for medical professionals already out there to address this? >> i still have to stop myself every time i'm caring for somebody who looks different than me, and i always check and i say, am i delivering the same level of care here? >> reporter: this mom says she was temporarily left paralyzed from an epidural while giving birth to her third child. saying her race impacted her treatment. >> not only was i a mother, i was also a mother of color. so i didn't have the top of the line insurance. right there, yeah, i had two going against me. >> reporter: she is now a doula hoping to create a safe and comfortable experience for future mothers. >> a part of me loves the fact that i went through it. if i hadn't, i wouldn't be following my passion that i love so much today in regard to it.
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>> reporter: as for bruce, he's found healing by launching save a rose foundation honoring amber and aiming to combat and dismantle systemic flaws within the health care system but says it kills him thinking about his son growing up without his mother. george? >> of course it does. important to shine a light on this issue. thanks, janai. let's go to rob. >> reporter: all right, george. beautiful morning at least to start here in coastal connecticut, but we're obviously watching tropical storm faye. want to show you this piece of video out of wisconsin. our "gma" moment comes to you as golfers came across a sly fox and decided to have a little catch with it. threw the ball out there and didn't really expect the fox to take the ball away. >> can i have my ball? >> reporter: all right. yeah, he wants to tee it up. this "gma" moment is sponsored by verizon.
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all right. now how to shop during the pandemic when you can't get into a store to physically try on clothes. george and t.j., take note. finding the right bathing suit can be especially tricky, but do not worry. guys, don't worry. becky worley, she's got the solutions. >> reporter: a new summer suit, this year it's probably not found on a trip to your favorite store. hello, online bathing suit site. but buying without trying on can be a disaster, especially in a garment where fit and cut are so crucial. >> this may not be the year to really experiment with your swimsuits.
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go with a silhouette you know and feel comfortable with. >> reporter: a starting point, check the brand. style and size of a suit you already own and love. one trick when looking at a suit online, read the reviews with a detailed eye with what people say about fit. some not only have reviews but buyers put in height and weight and the size they bought. super helpful. i also know i need different sizes on the top than i do on the bottom. so i shop where buying separates is okay, and about different sizes -- >> i do understand in today's climate you may be purchasing multiple sizes. be sure to know what the retailer's return policy is so you're good to go when you make the return. >> reporter: unless you're buying from a brand and in a style you really know, skip final sale items as they're rarely returnable. >> here's my checklist. pick one body part you love and that's your asset. play that up big time. now let's say you love your legs. let's give a nod to the '80s
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by wearing a more high cut brief or bikini bottom. that elongates your legs. let's say you don't love your ar arms. the great thing about it long sleeve swimsuits are very much on trend this summer. >> reporter: finally sun coverage is in. >> when you talk about swimsuits that are fashionable and flattering, knowing your body type will help you become a better online shopper. celebrate your size and don't forget your sunscreen. >> reporter: reporting poolside, becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> all right. we got it. >> swim trunks can be tricky for us, as well. that's next week. well, folks, we'll turn now to some secrets to buying the perfect produce. do you really know what's the right fruit to pick out? which peach and all that good stuff? a woman calls herself the produce hunter. she's mastered the craft at a farmer's market in southern california. now she's sharing her best tips with us. >> reporter: karen beverly is the queen of the santa monica
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farmers market. some say it's the best in the country. >> good morning. do you still have potatoes in the ground? >> reporter: her job picking the best fruits and veggies for restaurant chefs throughout the region. >> i feel like she is the godmother of the market. i can ask her which is the sweetest nectarine and she will tell me which farmer has that. >> reporter: now giving our "gma" viewers the inside scoop on how to get the most from the summer's bounty. first up, berries. >> blackberries, a couple of little cells that are red is okay, but i want to see them, the majority of it to be truly black. and then raspberries. when you look at them in the basket, you want to have them be sitting up. once they start to slump, it means the berries are getting soft. what you look for in farmer's market strawberries, the red should be all the way to the cap. >> reporter: and what about yellow peaches? >> right here around the stem, look for a golden color so that there's no green tinge.
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the background color underneath that blush is that golden color. >> reporter: color is key for cantaloupe. >> you're looking below that netting to see what the color is underneath and that's how you know so if it's full like a golden color or orangish you know it's ripe. these cracks are a good sign too. some fruit also show you cracks when they have high sugar. >> reporter: when it comes to tomatoes, it's the inside that counts. >> it's never about beauty. i highly recommend heirloom tomatoes because the flavor is better. i like them to be firm because after a week they'll be starting to get kind of soft and then when you get home don't put them in the fridge because cold temperatures affect the texture of tomatoes. >> reporter: and for corn, that summer staple, she says don't open the end of the husk. instead lightly squeeze to feel if kernels have grown from top to bottom. >> it's okay if the silks are
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brown like this, it's an indicator they're about ready to harvest, but when the silks start to get slimy or a little bit moldy, then that's a sign that the corn was harvested a long time ago. >> all right, a couple more tips here. eggplant, nectarine, eggplant, your favorite, right, cecilia? which basket would you go with? which is the better option if you are in the store? >> can i touch it? >> of course, knock yourself out. >> i would go with -- >> everybody has a trick. >> i would go with this one. >> what would you say? >> i think that one. >> yes, maybe that one is easier because the tops are green but that's called the top when it's green it was pulled more recently. go to the nectarines. which ones would you go with? >> go, george. >> the ones closest to you. >> i'm going with the further one. >> george got you on this one. >> he's always right. >> the reason -- we learned that years ago actually. >> i know. go with what george goes with. >> those spots mean it has a higher sugar content and that's
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what they're called so, yes, those are the fresher ones. a lot of little tips. everybody thinks they know. those are real tips. >> the cracks on the cantaloupe, i didn't know it. >> george knew it. >> george knew it. >> you can get more tips on our website and tomorrow as well how to pick the best seasonal produce that lasts the longest. coming up next here, surfer kelly slater tells us about the ride of his life.
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good morning, everybody. sonoma county will officially join the state's coronavirus watch list today. this is according to the press democrat. negotiations are underway with the state, but it would mean an end to indoor dining and tasting rooms for three weeks starting monday. keeping an eye on thick fog out there alock long the coast and look at the golden gate bridge. a west wind about 13 miles an hour. that's your biggest issue for today and the next couple of mornings. temperatures still in the 50s but some 70s showing up inland where it's going to run up into the mid-90s.
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we'll have another news update in about 30 minutes but you can find the latest on our news app. hope you're having a a great
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morning. if new us continues now with good morning america. ♪ come on baby ♪ louder, louder welcome back. we are so excited for the greatest surfer of all tile, 11 world titles. >> amazing. he also holds the distinction of being the youngest ever world champion as well as the oldest ever world champion and now he is one of the amazing athletes featured in a new documentary series called "greatness code." please welcome, guys, kelly slater. good morning to you. >> hi, guys. good morning. >> we're so happy you are here. we'll start off with a flashback friday and it involves -- we'll go way back to the early 1990s. it involves going head-to-head with an octopus?
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>> so i hear. it's been a while. >> tell us about it. that is you and an octopus. >> i can't see the clip but this was -- i did "baywatch" for a couple of seasons, on seven shows, and one of the brilliant story lines was that we go into a cave, and an octopus was collecting them. it was a good -- well, it was special. >> he says brilliant story lines. one the brilliant story lines, wow. >> brilliant. >> good sarcasm this early in the morning. but the documentary to the series we're talking about stalks about pivotal moments for great athletes called "greatness code." what exactly does that mean? how do you define that, greatness code? >> greatness code, i think it's that point in your life as an athlete that makes or breaks you, the thing that potentially makes you great at your skill, your sport.
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it's a moment in time that, you know, you're kind of called to duty to accomplish your goal and you can see it and you're not there yet, but you know what you have to do. >> let's take a look at a clip. >> i really think of it like a spiritual experience for myself every day. feeling of riding a wave, tapping that energy that's there, i'm not a religious person. that's my church. my church is surfing, and there's nowhere else in the world that i get that feeling from. >> when did you first have that feeling when you were on a board? >> when did i first -- the first -- so i can't see you guys, so i'm not sure if we're watching or listening. my first -- the first time i had that feeling, i was maybe about 5 years old. i remember i used to ride these styrofoam boards you bought for
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about 5 bucks at the little store up the street and i was riding a wave and a guy said, how do you stand up on that thing? i said, i don't know, i'm really light. just stand up and ride and maybe when i was about 8, my dad first really saw me surf a wave and i did some maneuvers that felt like i was doing the right thing. >> you make it look so easy. we know surfing is set to be in the olympics for the first time in tokyo. you are an alternate on the u.s. team. so what about 2024? you thinking ahead at all? >> well, i'm still thinking about next year. we'll see both the guys ahead of me, kind of the man to beat these days. from san clemente, california, he threatened the world titles. i was just behind those guys and they both had injuries, numerous injuries for john and one last year for him so i'm trying to
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stay healthy in case that spot opens up, but i didn't surf my way on and just said 2024 is another deal. they'll probably be running it. it'll be in france but we'll compete in tahiti, they're saying, which is a french territory at a really dangerous amazing wave which i've had a lot of success at. i'm not looking forward to being pro four years from now, would be basically retired but would probably be the oldest olympic athlete if i made the team. >> wow. well, we are cheering you on, whatever you decide to do. thank you, kelly slater. all episodes of "greatness code" available to stream on apple tv plus. >> hey, lara. hey, so we're going to move on now to the trailblazing brazilian model, valentina sampaio, who is the first openly transgender model to pose for victoria's secret. well,now another first. she's featured in "the sports
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illustrated" swim suit issue, and erielle reshef is back. fwor good morning, erielle. >> reporter: good morning. this is a year of breaks for the transgender community and now valentina is yet another agent of change making history as the first transgender model to grace the prestigious pages of the "sports illustrated" swimsuit issue. the "sports illustrated" illustrated swimsuit issue, one of the most can coveted annual modeling gigs in the world and now with its 58th edition, "s.i." making history featuring brazil's valuen tee -- valentina sampaio. the first transgender woman to grace the magazine's iconic pages. >> just describe how you felt when you first got the phone call? were you surprised? >> i was so surprised and i feel, oh, my god, really? like a dream. this is me a lot. to me and not just for myself but to all the lgbtqplus community. >> reporter: growing up trans in northern brazil in a family of fishermen, one of seven
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children, valentina says she struggled to find her place. >> everything about valentina is remarkable. her incredible beauty to her strength of character, her bravery to pioneer this conversation. >> reporter: bravery born from plenty of heartache and disappointment. losing jobs simply because of her gender identity. >> it hasn't been easy. early on i had a high-profile modeling job, where once they realized, i was suddenly fired. >> reporter: she persevered with the support of her family propelling herself to the pinnacle of her career. what would your message be to others in the trans community? >> i would say that it's hard, but you have to keep strong. >> reporter: valentina with a clear message to the millions all over the world who will see her groundbreaking shoot. >> we all are human, and i love to see people, brands and companies more open to the
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community with compassion and respect. >> reporter: valentina tells me her mom has always been her greatest inspiration. i can relate to that and she says she has not yet seen this magazine. as you heard there she hasn't even told most of her family she was chosen for the issue. she's excited to see it. i'm sure they will be proud of her. it's going to be out soon, lara. >> so great, erielle. thank you so much. and that issue, the "sports illustrated" swimsuit 2020 issue will be on stands july 21st. you can see the exclusive reveal of the cover monday right here on "gma." coming up on "gma," shaggy and sting performing for you. don't go anywhere. ♪
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welcome back t new jersey is in phase 2 of re-opening which is good news for people who want to take a summer break. rob has more on one of the state's top destinations, atlantic city. hey, rob. >> hi, cecilia. just a stone's throw from new york city. i'll pick you up on the way from the show. this is great news for travelers who enjoy the beach, boardwalk, outdoor dining or luck at the tables. our sponsor caesars rewards is opening its casinos, hotels and outdoor dining restaurants so that's great news. the fun is back along with some new safety precautions that sort of make all the guests feel like a winner.
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>> reporter: after more than 100 days of being shuttered during the pandemic, atlantic city is back. >> to be able to open the doors and see people enjoying themselves. hear the clang of a slot machine win a big jackpot, it's exhilarating and can't tell you how good that feels. >> reporter: taking all precautions, our sponsor caesars with over 8,000 team members is carrying out extensive cleaning and sanitizing protocols every day to ensure the safety of their guests. >> all team members wear a mask and all guests once they enter the building are required to wear a mask. >> reporter: with indoor dining on hold the casinos are opening restaurants outside at their three atlantic city properties, bally's. caesars and harrah's resort. so guests can enjoy an open-air meal. >> we have gordon ramsay on the roof and do it on our pool rooftop and created guy's chop
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house at bally's and caesars, we have nero's outdoor dining. it's phenomenal. >> reporter: with a third of the population living within driving distance caesars provide a nice place to get away. >> looking forward to just creating new memories with everyone that comes down and chooses to enjoy caesars in atlantic city. >> love the jersey shore and atlantic city is always a must stop. head down there tonight after tropical storm fay goes through, big waves happening right now. time for our summer concert series. she's been singing to me all morning. >> shhh. >> because it's shaggy. you can't help but start
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singing. the grammy winner is one of the top three most streamed artists of all-time on spotify, and one of the fliest, clearly, celebrating the release of his new album "shot shot 2020." "hot shot" is 20 years old. can you believe it? you've been in the game a long time. >> boy, i been -- yeah, i've been around. it doesn't feel like it because these songs are so recurrent on radio constantly, it's 20 years already? >> why did you want to update? some of your biggest hits are from the album. why did you want to dust -- not dust them off but update them in some way? >> i was asked to do an anniversary -- almost a re-master of it to commemorate the anniversary. i was like, i don't know that want to do it. i said why don't i rerecord them. put new production on them. new vocal and present them to these younger audiences because
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there's so many young people that are doing tiktoks to like "it wasn't me" and some are doing it and they weren't born when it was out so i want them to experience what we did in our time, but, you know, just the way they do. >> now you mentioned tiktok. have you seen this banana drop challenge? have you seen this thing? clearly you have. if people don't know, people don't know, your album includes "banana" with a new take on harry belafonte's song. there are a lot of videos to your song uploaded. what do you think about it? >> absolutely wonderful. big ups to conkarah who brought the idea to us. i was skeptical in doing it because i did it in 1996 on my album but i went ahead and produced it and created the music with me and my team and, you know, i said, wow, this kind of came out really, really good. what i really love about it is the fact that everybody who does it looks so happy. it's like a family affair.
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that's what we need in these times. >> a good point. you make us happy every time you're a guest on "gma." so good to see you and we are going to listen to the performance now, shaggy's international number one hit "angel," featuring sting. ♪ >> ladies and girls, treat them like diamonds and pearls and wonderful ladies around the world. you got this. "gma." ♪ girl, you're my angel you're my darling angel ♪ ♪ closer than my peeps you are to me, baby ♪ ♪ shorty, you're my angel you're my darling angel ♪
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♪ girl, you're my friend when i'm in need, lady ♪ ♪ life is one big party when you're still young ♪ ♪ but who's gonna have your back when it's all done ♪ ♪ it's all good when you're little, you have pure fun, can't be a fool, son, what about the long run ♪ ♪ looking back, shorty always mention said me not giving her much attention ♪ ♪ she was there through my incarceration i wanna show the nation my appreciation ♪ ♪ girl, you're my angel you're my darling angel ♪ ♪ closer than my peeps you are to me, baby ♪ ♪ shorty, you're my angel you're my darling angel ♪ ♪ girl, you're my friend when i'm in need, lady ♪ ♪ you're a queen and so you should be treated ♪ ♪ though you never get the lovin' that you needed ♪ ♪ could have left, but i called and you heeded ♪ ♪ beg and pleaded, mission completed ♪ ♪ mama said that i and i dissed
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the program ♪ ♪ not the type to mess around with your emotion ♪ ♪ but the feeling that i have for you is so strong ♪ ♪ been together so long and this could never be wrong ♪ ♪ girl, you're my angel you're my darling angel ♪ ♪ closer than my peeps you are to me, baby ♪ ♪ shorty, you're my angel, you're my darling angel, girl, you're my friend when i'm in snead, lady -- need, lady ♪ >> "gma." "hotshot 2020" is here today. peace, love. enjoy the song. do it.
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we are back with our summer concert series with shaggy after decades of hits. he is celebrating with the release of "hotshot 2020" bringing fans updated versions of his most beloved songs. here's "banana" with conkarah. >> yeah, what's up? >> "gma"! "hotshot 2020." ♪ ♪ daylight come and we want to go home ♪ ♪ and judging from your outlook on life i knew this would be more than just one night ♪ ♪ so we do it so we do it ♪ everybody rock to the banana beat ♪ ♪ so we do it ♪ ♪ daylight come and dem nuh wanna go home ♪ ♪ daylight come and dem nuh wanna go home ♪ ♪ girls from near and far ah request mi banana ♪ ♪ me ah di gyai dem banana
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farmer ♪ ♪ ♪ daylight come and dem nuh wanna go home ♪ ♪ daylight come and dem nuh wanna go home ♪ ♪ grab my banana and tell me it sweet ♪ [ singing in foreign language ]
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♪ c'est la vie [ singing in foreign language ] ♪ >> do it. "gma," "hotshot 2020" coming your way out today. shorty. oh, your favorite. ♪ daylight come and me wanna go home ♪ "gma's" summer concert series sponsored by caesars rewards. we look forward to welcoming you back. we look forward t california phones offers free specialized phones... like cordless phones,
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nurses, health care professionals. >> and first responders. >> thank you to everyone keeping our supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations running. >> thank you to all the essential workers for all that you do. >> thank you. >> we thank you. >> we thank you. >> we thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> for all you do. >> and with every challenge, question, concern, we'll be here for you every day. >> every day. >> every day. >> because we will -- >> -- get through this together. grab a box of 15 or try them loaded. get 'em now with no contact delivery.
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would place it under the . good morning. you can now decide how much you want to pay before you get in an uber. according to the chronicle, they're rolling out the name your price feature in the bayy. it's up to the driver to decide. for example, they can stick with uber's set rate or charge as much as five times or as little as half. if you don't want to pay the higher price, you can decline the ride and wait for one at a price you are willing to pay. all right. what price are you willing to pay to stay comfortable this weekend? it's going to get down right hot. some of the low clouds are retreating and some high ones are roll ng. it's the heat that's going to be the big deal as temperatures will be in the 80s, 90s, even
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100 by sunday. >> now it's tim ♪ >> announcer: it's "live with kelly and ryan." you are cordially invited to the wedding of rasheda patton and anthony presley. they are from local in new york and have their wedding canceled due to covid-19. today, we will make their wedding dreams come true with special guests tamron hall, jerry o'connell, rebecca romijn. that's all next on "live." ♪ and now, here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest! ♪ >> ryan: it is friday, july ten, 2020. a very special day. the wedding of rasheda patton and anthony presley, kelly. >> kelly: very big day,

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