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good morning, america. breaking overnight, the wikileaks founder speaks out, saying the russian government had no role in the election hacking. as president-elect trump takes on the intelligence community. he gets two victories. calls out ford, with just 16 day before the inauguration. snow and ice slamming the west. dangerous conditions shutting down i-70 overnight. now a bitter blast. the new dramatic snowy rescue caught on camera. a captivating new interview from one of the biggest crimes of the century. one of the menendez brothers speaks out. >> i am the kid that did kill his parents. >> the beverly hills kids who murdered their mom and dad years
ago. ♪ and baby, oh, baby. japt jackson's huge news becoming a first-time mom at 50. what she's revealing about her new son, as rhythm nation celebrates this morning. can't go wrong listening to a little janet jackson. oh, a lot for her and her husband to celebrate this morning. welcome baby boy eissa. her rep says everyone is doing well. >> such great news. a lot more on that coming up. a big day in congress. everyone got sworn in. check out this moment. roger marshall getting sworn in. his son in the middle, jostling. well, he's dabbing, jostling with speaker paw ryan. first, the trump transition. inauguration 16 day away. plenty of action already. overnight, another tweet
taunting the intelligence community about the claims of russians hacking the election. julian assange denies his leaks came from russia. brian ross is here with the story. >> reporter: good morning, george. donald trump claimed via twitter overnight that the report had been delayed and will now be delivered to him this friday. in his twitter post, trump continued to cast doubt about the role of the russians. perhaps more time needed to build a case, he wrote. very strange. now trump is being joined by the man who has been hiding out in h embass say in london for the last four years. julian assange. the founder of wikileaks. appearing on fox with sean hannity. >> we can say we have said repeatedly, over the last two months, that our source is not the russian government. and it is not state party. >> reporter: but the head of the cia says in effect, assange
doesn't know what he's talking about. that it was the russians. >> this report is going to include what it is we know about what happened. what was collected. what was disclosed. and what the purpose and intent of that effort was. >> reporter: and officials say it's equally clear that the embarrassing democratic party e-mails were delivered to wikileaks by a middleman for the russian, or what spies call a cutout. >> there's no way assange would have any idea who was behind dropping the information off. the russian intelligence services are clearly capable of hiding their tracks. >> reporter: now the president-elect finds himself strange bedfellows with russian president putin and wikileaks' founder assange who deliver messages much like that of trump's transition team. >> they're trying to delegitimize the trump administration as it goes into the white house. >> whether assange is a knowing participant or what the russians call a useful idiot, it's hard
to tell. >> reporter: and officials tell abc news this morning, both president obama and the president-elect will receive their copies of the report with a briefing on friday, george. >> there seems to be crossed wires. it appears the president-elect and members of his team were under the impression the briefing was coming elier in the week, probably yesterday. >> reporter: that's right. intelligence officials say that there was never a plan to deliver it before friday. whether it's a simple miscommunication or the growing distrust mr. trump is fueling with twitter messages. president-elect trump putting the pressure on congress going against members of his own party for trying to strip power from the congressional ethics office. house republicans quickly reversing course on tuesday. our congressional correspondent mary bruce has more and joins us from washington. good morning, mary. >> reporter: good morning, robin. it's a new republicaner ra nearly a decade in the making. this morning, republicans are
trying to move on after their first day was overshadowed by stumbles and a clash with the president-elect. this morning, donald trump showing he can get republicans to fall in line. just a day after republicans voted to eliminate an independent ethics body, the measure was scrapped. are you concerned about the message this is sending? on the first day of the new congress? >> well, i think a good message is being sent here. which is, you know, republican leadership and membership alike said this is a problem. we need to change it. and we just did. >> reporter: republicans buckling under pressure from constituents, party leaders, and the president-elect. trump tweeting, do they really have to make the weakening of the independent ethics watchdog, as unfair as it may be, their number one act and priority. focus on tax reform, health care, and so many other things of far greater importance. abc news learning trump called house speaker paul ryan right after the ethics changes were
dichd. republicans trying to regroup. >> this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. this is the kind of thing that most of us only dreamed about. i know because i used to dream about this a lot. >> reporter: but the democrats, with their new leader in the senate who is friendly with trump, are vowing to keep republicans if check. >> it is not our job to be a rubber stamp. it's our job to do what's best for the american people, the middle class, and those struggling to get there. >> reporter: now, as the capital prepares for the inauguration, just 16 days away, we have learned that all of the former living presidents, except george h.w. bush, will be here for the big date. even hillary clinton will be there. robin? >> that will be quite a moment. mary. and also that moment that george was alluding to earlier with paul ryan. a little bit of a lesson in dabbing? >> yeah, that's the real debate up here this morning is over
dabbing. house speaker paul ryane was swearing in a new kansas representative. the congressman's son showed off the popular dance move. the speaker seems to have absolutely no idea what was going on. he asked the boy if he needed to sneeze. the speaker later on twitter saying he had just sworn in nearly 300 new members but still has no idea what dabbing is this morning. in case you're wondering, the congressman's son is so grounded. >> the tweet just came out. the kid was being kind of a jerk. >> yeah, he had it wrong. isn't it two hands. i don't know. i mean -- and paul ryan was entirely clueless, which surprised me, because cam newton did this. paul ryan is a big football fan. i don't know. >> stand by. we want to move on to the president-elect taking another victory lap after calling out ford for a plan to build a $1.6 billion plant in mexico yesterday. the company called trump to say they're scrapping the plan, adding hundreds of jo bs in the u.s.
rebecca jarvis spoke to ford's ceo about the decision. >> reporter: the plant in mexico was a focus of donald trump's criticism on the campaign trail. ford is now scrapping the plans moving production of the new ford focus to a pre-existing plant in mexico. rather than add jobs in mexico, they'll create 700 jobs here in the u.s. i asked ford's ceo mark fields what role the president-elect played in the decision. did you feel pressure from president-elect donald trump to make this decision? >> we look at a lot of different factors. one of the factors that we're looking at is our view is that there's going to be more positive business environment for u.s. manufacturing under president-elect trump. his pro-growth policies. we think could be very beneficial. and this is a vote of confidence that we feel he can deliver on those things. >> reporter: and ahead of the announcement, fields says he
shared the news in a phone call with president-elect donald trump and vice president-elect mike pence. fields tells me it was a positive conversation. >> two instances with the congress on the ethics thing and the ford announcement where you see big institutions unwilling to cross him. >> no doubt. the thing with congress is very interesting. donald trump is more popular in the districts of many of the republican congressmen than the congressmen themselves. he has the ability to really put some pressure on them. in this case, he was backing up republican leadership. paul ryan and kevin mccarthy, the republican leaders, wanted this reversed. donald trump was on their side. what happens the next time when he's against leadership? he's got the power to move. the ford thing, 700 jobs in an economy that has has to create 200,000 a month is not a big thing in a macro. but once again, symbolic. >> the taunting of the
intelligence community, at odds with senate republicans on whether russia was behind this. that comes to a head this week. >> absolutely. the intelligence community is irritated. they're irritated to see trump questioning them in public. he's used intelligence in quotes. the briefing was scheduled for friday. what happens when trump is called into the situation room and has to make a decision on an act of war based on intelligence presented to him by the very people he's right now questioning? >> and he's certainly willing to fresh them. we see a big showdown coming. it will play out on capitol hill today. president obama going to speak to democrats about the obamacare repealed. vice president-elect pence going to speak. this is the first big battle. >> the republican strategy is to say we're going to repeal obamacare. not all of it. most of it. then make it effective in about three years. so it will give them about three years' time to figure out how to
replace it. the first step is not immediate. it will be an immediate battle, immediate vote. but obamacare will not be repealed until toward the end of trump's term. >> the question is, what happens to the health insurance community in the intervening years? 16 days away from the inauguration. the acceptances are starting to come in. >> what a moment that will be to see trump there with the other former presidents. bush, clinton, of course hillary up there. he's not only getting sworn in as president. he's getting welcomed into the most exclusive club of all. the club of presidents. >> that's a sign there to see the former presidents there with him. you're right. let's talk about the weather now. the arctic blast moving in. snow and ice shutting down an interstate in colorado. what's going on? >> i-70 in colorado. right around loveland pass. this video is from. that was happening and we've got more storms on the way. we needed to warn you of this. look what's happening in sacramento, california. trees down. so much rain in the last couple
of days. so much yet to come in the next week or so. we have winter storm warnings and advisories that stretch to illinois. the wind chill warnings are for 40 to 45 below zero in parts of north and south dakota this morning. thursday, feels like 10 below in chicago, 2 below detroit. the cold air sweeps to the east. up to six inches in in bay area. up to four feet of mountain snow. they're very happy with that. but -- look at this picture. this is out of utah. remember where this happened just a couple of days ago. >> this happened again. >> it happened again at the same resort. we have that young man dangling from the ski lift by his backpack. they were able to get two people up there and get him off. he's okay. >> glad he's okay. >> it's great to have the snow. you have to be safe on the slopes. >> thank you. we move overseas now for the latest on the deadly new year's
eve terrorist attack. turkish officials are searching for the killer. there's the suspect. alex marquardt is on the scene, takes us inside the nightclub. >> reporter: we're inside the reina nightclub. once so popular with tourists and turkey's elite. now eerie and empty. little changed since the horrible night. the bar still piled high with bottles and glasses. this new year started in way no one could ever have imagined. bullet holes. blood stains on the wall. the remnants of a celebration turned into a nightmare. this morning, we walked through the club. unnervingly frozen in the moment of the massacre that took 39 lives. as the gunman made his way through the club, the guests were so desperate to flee that around 50 of them jumped here into the frigid waters to escape. >> and you're right there. ali is the manager of reina.
as bullets land around him, you can see him falling. the gunman ran past and shot the man next to him. did you think you would survive? i survived, he tells me. but i'm not happy to be alive. the trauma clearly so fresh and painful. this morning, turkish authorities say they know the shooter's name and have his fingerprints from the gun he left behind. they've tracked his movements and arrested dozens said to be connected to the take, including the man's wife, who said she had no idea he was affiliated with isis. for now, the killer remains on the run. with the manhunt in its fourth day, the shooter could have gotten out of istanbul and could be anywhere in the country, even farther. he's suspected of having fought with isis in syria. the fear is that he could slip back across that border into isis-held territory. george? >> okay, alex, thank you very
much. no a health alert here at home. if you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, the cdc has a message. do it now. some areas are seeing a spike in cases. for the rest of us, it's matter of time. our chief health medical editor dr. richard besser is here now. this is on not unusual to see a spike this time of year. >> the only thing that is predictable about flu is we will have a flu season. there will be an epidemic. the peak is usually between january and march. arizona, georgia, alabama, oklahoma, are having big flu spikes. new york city and puerto rico as well. >> you think the sooner the better. if you haven't gotten it yet, is it too late? >> i recommend between halloween and thanksgiving. there is a suggestion that the closer you are to the peak, the better protection you'll have. it takes about two weeks for the vaccine to work. the good news is is that the strain of flu traveling around the country is in this year's
vaccine. >> how about the nasal spray option? a lot of people don't want the shot. >> as a pediatrician, it bums me out. i love to say flu vaccine, but not a shot. no nasal flu this year. high-dose for people 65 or older. a microneedle for people of all ages that don't like shots. and new recommendations for people with egg allergies. >> if you got the flu shot early should you get a booster? >> no. it's a gamble of, do you wait it out or not? between halloween and thanksgiving, gives you the best surety. but it's not too late. >> so many people say they get sick when they get the shot. >> i know. because so many viruss are going around. you could get one, too. the vaccine doesn't make you sick. now amy has the morning's
other top stories. starting with a protest. >> we're getting our first look at protesters being handcuffed and arrested at the alabama office of senator jeff sessions. president-elect trump's nominee for attorney general. the naacp led the sit-in protest. the president of the civil rights group was among six people taken into custody. they want him to be removed from consideration. they've questioned his stance on voter and civil rights. a police officer has been placed on administrative leave. witnesses say the girl was trying to break up a fight involving her sister. the teen's mother told reporters the girl suffered a concussion. the fda says it will investigate the danger of e-cigarette batteries. the fda began regulating e-cigarettes for the first time last year. it's a tough dayton ice for
a polar bear on the ice. he was trying to pose for the camera. couldn't keep his balance. he fell over. and over. and over again. just when you thought he would hold it all together, there he is. well, down goes white bear mitsubishi. they posted the outtakes online. i thought a pun, i don't know. i thought it would be polarizing. is that unbearable? sorry. >> no, no. are there more? do you have more? >> no mas. >> it's im-paws-ible. >> you're master. we love you, everybody in the southeast. you don't do great with with sn. everybody is talking about this. thursday through saturday the timing. as the cold air comes in. there's a potential for a wintry mix or snow. >> your local weather in 30 seconds though. first the wind chill forecast brought to you by burlington.
>> good morning everyone. we have dry conditions on storm tracker6 live double scan this morning. as we take a look outside a lot of clouds early and some low lying clouds and fog, too, but we expect to introduce some sunshine into play later this morning. we're in the 40's across evident of the region a bit breezy and then this afternoon we'll go a a high of 54 but that's going to be around lunchtime. after that breezes pick up and temperatures tumble. by dinnertime back into the low 40's with stronger winds. brisk and colder tomorrow, 36. friday morning look for some light snow, a high of 34. crime.
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♪ to want to stand alongside my, my love ♪ >> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:23 now on this wednesday january 4th. it's been a tough morning out there for the commute so let's see where things are now with karen rogers. good morning. >> it really has been tough. we had two accidents on i-95. two accidents on the schuylkill. two accidents on the blue route. a lot of those have cleared but delays kind of remain through the area. here's a live look at 4221 of the spots we didn't have an accident but you're still slow. that's eastbound traffic at trooper. pretty heavy as you head towards king of prussia, a 13 minute ride from oaks to 202. in the distance it's still gray out there. we have patchy fog just a little bit of mist and that could be adding to the problems. on the big picture we see slow speeds still there on the route one media bypass 10 miles an hour. schuylkill 11 miles an hour approaching the boulevard to belmont. i-95 southbound just 17 miles an hour right now at girard.
we've got a big accident in newtown township delaware county. this is involving an overturned vehicle. someone was entrapped in the vehicle. police are still on the scene with this one so give them a little room as you head out. i'll be live on facebook at 7:30 to talk about the rest of the morning commute tam. >> thank you, karen. we'll take a short break and come back to accuweather. >> ♪ where should you start when you're told you have cancer? start with a specialist. start where you'll find advanced technology, precision treatment options and truly compassionate care. start here with a team of experts who treat only cancer. every stage. every day. it's not one thing we do. it's they thing we do. start at cancer treatment centers of ameca in philadelphia. the evolutioof cancer care is here. learn more at cancercenter.com/experts
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from santander bank. >> a cloudy cool start this morning maybe little drizzle on the windshield if you run into some fog. 43 in allentown, your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows a mild high of 54 but we hit that number around noon and then numbers tumble all the way down into the low 40's by dinnertime. breeze picks up, too, today. then tomorrow brisk and colder 36 and by friday morning, we'll have some light snow on the ground, maybe a coating to an inch the way things look now in philadelphia, a little more in south jersey and delaware. tam. >> okay, thank you david.
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it's the best thing that ever happened to me. every great why needs a great how. ♪ ♪ all right, just for laughs, do the lift ♪ ♪ oh by now you have seen this a time or two, or three. million. that is mariah carey's new year's eve performance. it's turned into a battle of what went wrong. mariah is speaking out. saying she's mortified. will she ever perform on live testify again? much more on that in the next hour. also happening right now, president obama and vice president-elect mike pence headed to the capital. also cold air, arctic blast coming in. snow and ice shutting down an interstate in the west. this morning, a deep chill to the midwest.
possible wind chills to negative 45 degrees. >> wow. >> it's 52 here today, though, right? not to rub it in or anything. also this morning, everyone talking about this video. that 2-year-old surviving after his twin brother saved him from a fallen dresser. now they're mom is speaking out. she talks about what really happened. where she was when it was going on. and how she felt when she saw the video. zblefr time you see that, so glad they're okay. we begin with an abc news exclusive. an unprecedented look at a murder case that rocked a generation. two beverly hill brothers, eric and lyle menendez, convicted of killing their wealthy parents in a grisly double murder. a case that our terry moran has covered. from the very start. >> i have. it's case that has haunted me all these years since i covered it as a young reporter. it grabbed hole of me and never let go. the trial at the time, the crime of the century. it had all the ingredients.
murder in beverly hills. a family shattered in the most horrifying way. as the case unfolded, shocking accusations of what was really going on in that home. the victims jose menendez, a cuban immigrant to this country, who made good, becoming a corporate chieftain on both coasts. his wife, kitty who seemed an all-american wife and mom. they seemed to visit all. their sons, lyle, 21 at the time of the crime, and eric, 18, good-looking, outgoing young guys. star tennis players. they had the brightest of futures ahead. behind the closed doors, it was a cauldron of lies and secrets. august 20, 1989, it all boiled over. jose and kitty brutally murdered. shockingly, lyle and eric, their sons, arrested for the crime. in the documentary, we gather so many of the voices. rehear from lyle menendez, by
phone, from prison. >> my name is lyle menendez. i've been in prison for 26 years. i am the kid that did kill his parent. and no river of tears has changed that and no amount of regret has changed it. >> beverly hills is a quiet town. even the business district kind of folds up at 7:00. we average two murders a year. and, really, don't know what you're in for when you get a murder call. >> what's the problem? >> someone killed my parents. >> where they shot? >> yes. [ crying ] >> 12 shots in the middle of beverly hills on sunday night and no one calls the police. we're waiting at the house, no one shows up. and i still can't believe it. i'm sitting on the stairs afterwards thinking the police will be there in seconds. they've got roving patrols.
>> many, many people heard the shots. many neighbors came in and said they heard the shots. but nobody called because they figured this is beverly hills. it doesn't happen in beverly hills. >> you call the police. at that point, you had already decided -- >> we were stunned. we felt that we would go to jail, obviously. and we -- it was a selfish reason to just not want to have to go through that. >> by this intersection, i could see the police tape and the police cars. in front of the menendez house. as we walked in the front door, the only thing i could detect is the silence. and then in the back of the foyer was this library/family room, which is where the murder occurred. the television was on. so it was just a normal evening for them. kitty was wearing white. she was covered in blood. jose had a shotgun blast to the back of his head.
it was -- uh -- really horrendous. >> when jose and kitty were found dead, the police didn't do what they normally do in case like that. there are things that could have been done that night that would have proven that they were the killers. the murder weapons were in their car. nobody bothered to look. >> at the time, we felt they were victims. you're not going to press them because their parents just got blown away. >> i remember it was the morning after the murder. i pulled up to the house. and then all of the sudden, my car door slammed open. and eric jumped in. and scared the hell out of me. frantically said to me that they needed my husband's legal help. i said, eric, what is going on here? he says, mr. wright, my parents were murdered last night. and i said, what?
he was not sad, not crying. no emotion whatsoever. who would think of legal advice to day of your parents' murder? unless you're guilty. >> but the real issue in the case wasn't who did it. they quickly confessed after they were arrested. the question is, why did they kill their parents? what they said about that in court. claims of a life of abuse, including sexual abuse at the hands of their father. that shocked the country. triggered a national debate. that interview with barbara walters in 1995, that is the last time they saw each other. if the penal system works, they'll never see each other again. >> you said from the beginning. this has stayed with you all of these years. >> it was so emotional. if you remember. their testimony about this. their claims that this family was actually a toxic cauldron that they livid in all those years. and to be in that room where they told the story of their
lifetime of abuse, which many people didn't believe. some people did. it was -- it was haunting. it really was. >> we'll hear some things we haven't heard before? >> indeed. it's good work. >> take care of that cold, terry. truth and lice, the menendez brothers, airs tomorrow. coming up on the big board, new concerns about fumes on planes. and the new virtual nanny that reads and stoings your kid. could it put your privacy at risk?
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strangely on a british airlines flights. what's going on here? >> no one knows. this is difficult to figure out what is going on. it's not easy to detect. if you're going to ask someone who is fixing your airplane to find the source of an odor, it's not like theyst there's a warning light in the cockpit. not like you can see a leak. it's very hard to detect. it's also not persistent. the cabin air is recirculated almost every three minutes. while you may have something that occurs on the airplane, by the time it lands, it's probably not there anymore. the only common thread we can find is this tends to happen on older airplanes. as the airplanes get old, they may leak fluids into the air conditions system. >> american airlines released a statement saying we take cabin odor issues seriously and have devoetd extensive efforts over time to ard these types of concerns. what should the airline do here, steve? >> we did some digging. we found this is the third instance of this particular
american airlines aircraft having reports of fums in the cabin. so, in just in the past two months. and so american obviously has a problem with this aircraft. this is not an airlines problem in general. it's a manufacturer problem. the manufacturers insist their cabin air is good. the faa has told us they don't have the resource ors the people to do a true scientific study or to monitor cabin air. until we get science, we'll see more of these story ps. >> thank you, steve. a human year for holiday shopping. sales up to over $196 billion. and yet, despite that, a new report in "usa today" reveals more stores may soon be closing in 2017. becky worley joins us now. record sales. but stores are closing. what is going on here? >> counterintuitive, right? holiday sales up 4%. biggest shopping season since 2011. retail consultants expecting a
continued closure of brick and mortar stores. macy's said they'll close 100 stores in 2017. why? you guessed it. the big sales growth was online. not helping the brick and mortar locations. another crazy stat. some estimates rolling in there are about $60 billion in returns this holiday season. tomorrow is national returns day. apparently this is a thing now. according to u.p.s., they estimate tomorrow, 1.3 million packages will be shipped back to retailers. these individual returns are a huge hassle. instead of putting them back on the shelves, they cut their losses, they send them to liquidators. these are online, pop-up liquidators. they unload the items for pennies on the dollars. it eats into profits. the upside for us, we get those items on sale for 30% to 60%
off. >> big sales coming up, too. >> yeah, we're talking about sites like zulili, amazon warehouse. there's one called blink, with a "q." as returns come in price cuts get better. i awe a designer purse, $39. lert boots, more than half off. electronics. beats headphones on sale. they're $129 new. at blinq? $89. the only difference, the box is open. >> we can live with that. to privacy concerns over a new device to monitor toddlers and babies. the newest device from mattel. called aristotle. david pogue erks explain this. >> it doesn't come out until june. the reason they're announcing it now here in las vegas at the big consumer electronics show is
they hope to get press, like maybe they'll get on "good morning america." it has two basic functions. it does everything the amazon echo does. you can say when was george washington born? what's the weather tomorrow? what does my commute look like? it has a huge list of child-specific things kit do by voice. for example, if your baby wakes up in the night, lit play a lullaby and show a genting light show. it comes with a camera. the toddlers can show cards to it. what animal says moo. the kid says cow. it says, you're right. when you have a tween, it will do home work help. >> there are some people that are concerned about this being geared toward children, especially young children. >> yeah, anything to do with children and technology that we don't understand is inherently
frightening. we have all seen that clip that's going around virally lately of a toddler speaking to an amazon echo and the echo actually responded with texts from an adult website. one of the parents was or find the other was laughing his head off. mattel says they've built in security and privacy. this things understands children's voices. the amazon echo and siri do not. the other big concern is the way these things all work is, when you say something to it, aristotle, what's the weather tomorrow snit transmits your requests to the mother ship company, back to apple or am zoon or mattel. their computers process it. send it back to you. that is carry to some parents. mattel insists it can't be hacked. as for the camera with the aristotle, it has a link to your phone. it's never transmitted online. never sent out of your house.
>> wow. not the last we'll hear about that one. >> seeing becky's reaction to what david is saying, she's our tech guru and a mom, too. boy, priceless. >> i know, smart baby monitor, i love it. our kids brains on artificial intelligence, seems like that needs a little more ree search, guys. >> we have six months. thank you all very much. coming up, a lot of questions about what really happened in the video we're showing you of the hod lers. there it is. we'll hear o from the mom of these boys coming up. s full. full of a happiness found in living the life i want. full of the energy that comes with good health. full of the great foods i love. and at weight watchers, i don't have to choose between weight loss and living well. i live well, while losing weight. it is easier than it's ever been, and not one day have i felt deprived. most important, it works! join for free now and lose 10 pounds on us.
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it's a terrifying video for parents everywhere. 20-year-old twins brock and bowdi schoff climbing into draws. for two minutes, brody tries to free his trapped brother. eventually, pushing enough for the boy to get out. she thought her sons were sleeping. she checked the monitor and saw the toppled drersz, i r -- >> i ripped off the covers. ran downstairs. found them quietly playing in the corner. >> reporter: a reminder to schoffs and other parents. >> my heart sank. i felt like the worst parent ever. it is such an easy thing to prevent what happened to my children. >> reporter: ikea, who issued a
recall last year, reminding customers that the best way to prevent this is to anchor product to the wall. the twins escaped unharmed. this morning, their mother urging all parents to bold down drerszs, shelves, and tvs. >> we were completely lucky. i think we were blessed. and it could have been bad. >> reporter: the consumer product safety conditions urges parents to avoid displaying items where kids might be tempted to climb upd and reach for them. >> thank you, kayna. you know who is a new mom? janet jackson. the first time mom at the age of 50. all the details about her brand new bay bae boy. as after a dvt blood clot,ital i sure had a lot to think about. what about the people i care about? ...including this little girl. and what if this happened again?
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 7:56 on this wednesday january 4th. we're heading topher karen rogers and you've got the latest on word of a school bus accident inly if. good morning. >> that's right. it's coming to us in northeast philadelphia on academy at grant avenue. we're hering there were children on the bus. none of those children were injured. no major injuries. there were children on the bus. police are on the scene at academy road at grant avenue just watch for in one just coming in to us in northeast philadelphia. meanwhile we've had lots of accidents on the roads out there. looking live at schuylkill this is our latest one. you can see the flashing lights. this is the schuylkill westbound near conshohocken our second accident this morning in this exact same spot. schuylkill westbound near conshohocken it's just on the shoulder at this point but you can see that westbound traffic 43 minute jam tam from the blue route to the vine a really slow go. >> all right. thank you, karen. now let's go over to sky6 taking a live look the skies
above penn's landing in philadelphia. that's that looks better wawa we've seen much of the morning david. >> it does look like those sunny breaks are starting to push their way in tam. 45 degrees right now. not too terrible. i've got a heavy coat on though because it is going to get cooler later today. your high is a mild 54. i expect to hit that around midday and then during the afternoon we tumble getting down closer to 40 by dinner hour and breezes picking up as the day goes on. tomorrow brisk and colder 36, overnight thursday into friday morning expecting light snow. might wind up being say a coating to an inch by the time you get up on friday but you still want to take it slow 'cause it's going to be during the morning commute. a little bit more than that down south. then we stay pretty cold through the week tam. >> okay, thank you david. fire crews work through the night to he can ting wish a massive blaze in lehigh county. flames erupted around 8:30 last night burning all through the evening. several buildings have been destroyed.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. new overnight, president-elect trump takes on the intelligence community over where russia really hacked the u.s. the man behind wikileaks backs him up. trump clashes with members of his own part. just 16 days before the inauguration. and mariah carey talk about her new year's eve performance. reveals she's mortified. and whether she'll do live tv again. what's the best diet for you? "u.s. news and world report" revealing top-secret rankings right here. what is the easiest? what is the healthiest? it's a boy. janet jackson welcomes a son. first-time mom at age 50. after postponing her tour last year. >> my husband and i are planning our family. >> all the details.
and we're live in times square with julianne hough and mahershala ali. >> and they're saying -- >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] >> i lost the camera again. good morning, everyone. good morning, america. great to have all of you with us this morning. great to have julianne hough and mahershala ali here, too. >> julianne hough is revealing the mourn routine that keeps her in shape. she's getting the blood flowing on the live stream. join in, ask your questions. we'll work out with her right here just ahead. >> she's got really great -- >> you have your workout gear on? >> yeah, kind of. great, great energy. speaking of the same thing, big news for the 45 million americans who try to diet each year. we're going the reveal the easiest diet the stay on. this is a "gma" exclusive.
>> coming from "u.s. news and world reports." and robin, you have to scoot out. you have a big interview coming up. >> i have to scoot out. >> want to share with us? >> you'll find out soon enough. >> it's a tease, america. >> let's do the rundown. good morning, everyone. we begin with president-elect donald trump casting more doubt of the intelligence community's findings. his briefing on what he referred to as so-called russian hacking has been delayed. sources say the briefing has been scheduled for friday all along and has not been deplapd wikileaks founder julian assange is speaking out about the preelection cyberattacks. tellinging fox news that wikileaks did not get the stolen documents from russia. trump may have more to say on the issue when he holds his first news conference since the election next wednesday. and president obama in the
meantime, heading to capitol hill today, hoping to save obamacare, as republicans promised to repeal it. mary bruce is there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president will be here to rally his troops, as democrats try to save elements of the signature health care law. republicans have promised to repeal it. they don't have a clear plan for replacing it. obama's visit comes as republicans try to move forward, one day after they reversed course on plan to gut their own ethics watchdog. the move sparked outrage from the public and criticism from the president-elect. forcing republicans to do a quick about face. word that confirmation hearings for the controversial pick for secretary of state, rex tillerson, will begin next week. trump's inauguration is 16 days away. we have learned that hillary clinton will be here on the stage to watch her former rival be sworn in as the next president of the united states. amy? >> all right, mary, thank you so much.
a busy day in washington. in the meantime, five suspected isis militants have been arrested in connection with the new year's eve attack on a nightclub in istanbul. the suspected gunman is still on the run. investigators are saying they're certain of his identity. today, turkey's pretty addressed the nation and said they'll not be divided and not surrender to terrorism. two major receipt reporting agencies have agreed to pay fines after falsely claiming that the credit report they yooshed to customers is the same one used by learned. the companies have denied wrong doing but agreed to pay $23 million and improve services. gas prices are rising again. the average price nationwide rose seven crepts in the last week to the highest level in three years in some areas. finally the headline on the next story is biden rejected by baby. vice president joe biden was swearing in republican senator
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the pop star is calling original host dick clark an incredible person who would never have let an artist go through that. she said the legendary personality would have been just as mortified as she felt during the set. a statement that some see as a slight toward ryan seacrest. the performance, she says, is not enough to stop her from taking on future live tv performances. this is not the last we have seen of her on live tv. however, she says lit make her less trusting of anyone outside of her own team. >> and maybe not back to new year's rockin' eve. >> safe bet. next up. faith. and george michael has surged since the singer's recent passing. nielsen reporting that sales of his music has surged over 2600%. including a spike for wham. i loved them. in addition, three of michael's
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♪ ♪ we'll have a good time welcome back to "good morning america." janet jackson starting a new escapade this morning. motherhood. the superstar welcoming a baby boy, and she is 50 years old. hard to believe. mara schiavocampo is here with the details. mara, tell us about it. >> reporter: good morning, lara. the pop star is going to be singing a lot of lullabies. she's announcing the birth of her houbaby with her third husb. this morning, janet jackson's single, "no sleep" is taking on brand-new meaning. the pop star announcing big news for the new year. baby boy at age 50. jackson's rep confirming to abc news, janet and husband wissam
al mana are thrilled to welcome their new son, eissa al mana into the world. adding she had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably. >> reporter: jackson kept a low profile for much of her pregnancy. she posed for this photo in october. jackson's first hint of baby news in april. >> my husband and i are planning our family. >> reporter: postponing her unbreakable tour with this twitter video. >> please, if you can try and understand that's important that i do this now. i have to rest up, doctors' orders. >> reporter: at 50, jackson now joins other superstar mom who is have had babies later in life, including kelly preston, who welcomed a son at 48. and halle berry who had baby at 47. having a child over the age of 501 rare. but it's increasing.
first births in women over 35 are up 23%. >> women are delaying child bearing for different reasons. a lot of times, it's because they want to pursue their careers. they tend to bear children later in life. >> reporter: now, doctors add that with the right fertility treatments, a woman can have a baby even after 60. it's amazing, right? as the mom gets older, the greater the risk of complications. as for jackson, her father, joe, is congratulating her, writing on his website, wishing you all the love and happiness a father could wish a daughter. coming up on "good morning america," a "gma" exclusive. we're revealing the "u.s. news and world reports" top diets of 2017. you can do it. ( ♪ ) ♪ they tell me i'm wrong ♪ ♪ to want to stand alongside my, my love ♪
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to reveal some of the top diets for 2017. i was just asking is anybody going on a diet for the new year? none, none. you said it. >> we're going to start our diet tomorrow. >> tomorrow, i like that. couple days late. that's okay. all right. you don't have to. they're from north carolina. we're chatting it up. north carolina they talk about snow. we need to get a check of your local weather. >> easing up on the sweets and stuff suns new year's past. okay i guess i'm among the thousands trying. storm tracker6 live double scan shows us we're dry for now as we look outside some sun is beginning to build in. so things are improving and we're in the 40's. your exclusive accuweather 7-day shows a high of 54. that's pretty mild for january but that will hit around noon. by 6 o'clock back down to 42 with the winds picking up. keep the coat handy. 36 brisk and colder tomorrow. by friday morning looking at light snow during the morning commute. 34 the high. diet."
45 million americans try diets every year. we have a look at the top diet rankings of 2017 for "u.s. news and world report." back to becky worley in san francisco with that. >> we have all seen the statistics that the vast majority of diets fail. some people succeed. what shifts for them mentally to hemp them succeed? you commit to eat healthier. but then -- you fall off the wagon. you recommit. then, the cycle of yo-yo dieting is real. but some people manage to break that. how do they do it? to find psychological keys for change, "u.s. news and world report" talked to dieters that succeeded. beth lost 90 pounds. >> when i committed to being healthy in january, i decided to quit cigarettes. >> reporter: first, one thing at a time.
too many changes at a time can be overwhelming. next, make getting healthy a step toward someone or something you love. >> i looked in the mirror and i said, enough's enough. >> reporter: this man lost 50 pounds. >> the motivation to become a fit father. several faerkts. i had young kids, two little girls. i never wanted to be the parent that was just lethargic. >> reporter: he followed a vegan eating habit for athletes. next, meet veronica. >> between post traumatic stress, i started eating my emotions. >> reporter: her change came as a result of our final key. don't wing it. she saw an ad for a fitness program. >> i said, if hay can do it, maybe i can. >> reporter: she lost 100 pounds doing cardio and following the program's clean eating regime. >> it becomes a good habit
cycle. >> reporter: americans spend $33 billion a year on weight loss products. think hard about why? why are you dieting? how? how can you unlock your own keys to success? and use that info to find a plan that works best for you. >> let's talk more about this with our senior medical contributor dr. jen ashton. the psychological keys are so important. >> it's important. the flip side doesn't hold true. your mind has to be in the right place before you embark on a journey. it doesn't mean if you struggle with your weight, you lack will power, commit, dedication. we know that conclusionively from all the scientific data out there. >> lets look at the diets. the dash diet it's called? >> this is the big winner. dash breakfast here. a mushroom quiche with potato
and some cheese. a nice big bowl of fruit. this is the winner year after year overall. it wins the most categories. it started as a way to lower blood pressure. it's a very medically and nutritionally sound diet. >> looks like a lot of food there. >> these are the actual serving sizes. you're not skimping. they're hefty portions. >> this is a fertility diet? >> a fertility breakfast. oatmeal. almonds. full mat milk. >> full fat? >> this won this year easiest to follow. it has ten steps. women can do them one at a time. they can jump in and do them all at once. they do recommend the full fat dairy versions. >> what is that about? >> i agree with that. there is data that links full fat dairy with better reproductive health outcomes. i think it's more satiating. this is not going to guarantee a pregnancy. but it's a sensible way to eat. >> this is the mediterranean
diet. >> you're not going to grow a uterus. men can eat it. this is mediterranean. this is your people, george. this is -- [ laughter ] this is the mediterranean breakfast. you have some whole grain pancakes. fresh fruit. they're recommending a low-fat version of milk. in general this is a diet low if red meat, sugar. high in the good, healthy fats. >> do you advise patients to go on diets or think about it a different way? >> think we should we term it live it. my top diet. the best and most successful is the one that works for you. it needs to be safe, simple, and has to be sustainable. any of these can work in the short term. it's about long term. >> excellent advice. dr. jen ashton, thank you. go to our website for more. when we come back, julianne hough is here.
>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 8:27 now on this wednesday january 4th. let's head other than to karen rogers and i'm guessing the schuylkill little bit of a slowdown. >> y-we've got our third accident of the morning on the schuylkill expressway. multi vehicle accident. they just pushed it off to the side. it had been blocking all lanes. this is the schuylkill westbound approaching conshohocken. check out the travel times. westbound traffic it will take nearly an hour to go from the blue route to the vine. now now that it's off to the side hopeful that travel time will start to ease but it's a slow go on the schuylkill went still have this accident in northeast philadelphia an accident involving a vehicle and a school bus. none of the children on the bus were injured. so some good news there. but nonetheless a scary accident for the kids out there on academy road at grant avenue in northeast philadelphia. on the big picture i-95 southbound at the blue route we've got an accident there in the right lane.
so that's causing problems as well. the sec accident of the morning in that spot as well. we've had accidents everywhere and you're still seeing some really slow speeds on your majors, tam. >> thank you, karen. let's head out to meteorologist, david murphy. what does it feel like out there david. >> chilly to start out. the sun is breaking through the early clouds. clouds are lifting a little bit. as we take a look at today's call we'll go from the 40's up to a high of 54 degrees. now the thing about that 54 it's around lunchtime. by dinnertime back to 42 so you might want to keep the heavier coat handy for that afternoon and evening commute. especially with the winds picking up. then tomorrow look out brisk and colder air returns, a high of just 36. overnight thursday into friday morning look for some light snow and it will probably still be falling in many neighborhoods during the morning commute on friday. maybe a coating to an inch in philadelphia just enough to slow us down a bit. 34 is the high in the afternoon. staying cold over the weekend, tam. >> okay, thank you david. coming up on "gma" are you concerned about your finances how to get them under control
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them. i eat them standing up in the kitchen. >> why standing up? >> it's weird. it feels great. >> i like to put vaseline on my hands and put them in conditions gloves while watching infomercials. >> so funny because i'm not kidding, yesterday, i had an hour to myself. i got on my bed. made a sandwich. i had bag of fritos and i watched "black mirror." >> so fx ritos are in the sandwich? >> yes. >> i like to nap when the sheets haven't been put on. you know what i'm saying. >> on the raw mattress? >> i don't know. my husband thinks it's so weird. if eye washing the sheets. it'sty favorite. >> with no covers? >> no, like no pillow cases. >> do you have a secret behavior you would like to share? >> that i would like to share? absolutely not. >> wow. >> how about you, lara?
>> i read poetry. >> no. [ laughter ] >> no, i -- i can read you some we found online. how about that? i thought this one was interesting. someone said they like to walk up the stairs on all fours. >> why? >> which one of you did it? >> as long as it's not backwards. >> that's supercreepy. >> i make sound effects for everything. i make a whoosh sound when i go up the stairs. >> how about a the guy that says, i win imaginary arguments. >> totally do, sir. >> will was saying he talks to the cat. full-on conversations. >> i talk to my dog. >> i do. they all have a distinct voices. >> what's weird about that? >> i'm just not going to tell you they're individual voices. i have an idea. let's switch subjects.
we're going bring to the table someone you all know from house of cards and the hunger games. golden globe nominee is in one of the best movies of the year, "moonlight." please welcome mahershala ali. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> good to see you. >> welcome back. so happy to see you again. you're having a -- quite a year. i hear some very exciting personal news. >> yeah. >> you and your wife are expecting a byby, congratulations. >> yes. >> congratulations. >> yeah, so um, i'm ready to be real tired. yeah. >> well done. >> we're excited. >> there's a lot of celebrating going on because you're up for a golden globe for "moonlight." and you just won a critic's choice for the role as well.
you said when you were filming it you knew it was something special. >> oh, yeah. from the first time i read the script. the first time i read it, i think everyone involved will tell you they got choked up and just really connected to the story. >> it's connecting with audiences, too. >> it's a special -- >> why do you think audiences have embraced it? >> i think a lot of people feel like they're on the fringes right now. a little bit outside and away from center. not necessarily represented. and in the most truthful or most connected way. and so i think even though there's -- there's very few people i think in general that can specifically connect to his experience, think in some way, all of us have been the other. the person on the outside. maybe not persecuted to the degree in which this young man is. but i think we all want to be loved and embraced and need
connection and support. and family. and mentorship. and so, i think people are seeing that and recognizing the humanity in every individual. >> and in fact, we have a clip. let's take a look at it. >> nobody. i found him yesterday. found him in a hole on 15th. yeah, that one. some boys chased him. he's scared more than anything. wouldn't tell me where he lived until this morning. [ cheers and applause ] >> it's a long way from "house of cards." >> it is. um, and -- and, but just -- just as important and if not more to my heart. like i really felt connected to the character. i was working on "house of cards" and doing this.
and i really missed this character. i would go away, back to baltimore. or brooklyn. and harlem, where we were shooting. and i just kept thinking about juan and really missing that character. kind of -- missing him during the process of shooting it. and then kind of mourning him later. and because of this -- you know, sort of awards tour thing, u.s. getting to share the film so much with people. >> he's back with you. >> he's back with me. so i get to think about him. >> is that something new, missing a character? >> to this degree, yes. and used to -- usually when you find yourself connected to a character. as an actor, you're kind of embodying another spirit for a period of time. so you have to let it go. kind of mourn them and shed them over time. this has brought it all back. it's with me in a different way because i'm just not accustomed to this type of prolonged sort of experience with the character and something being received to this degree. >> can i just say i saw "hidden
figures." mahershala is in that as well. >> oh, you did? >> you have been on fire. it's such an incredible, powerful movie. >> you to ever miss your first character? playing basketball. you went to college on a basketball scholarship. we have a picture of you. >> oh, no. >> oh, wow. >> where did you go? >> that's high school, actually. because the short shorts era. whoo! that is the early '90s right there. >> yes. >> that's mt. eden high school in hayward, california. i went to st. mary's college. played basketball on scholarship. i don't know if i miss it, per se, but i learned a lot it informs me to this day and really -- it really remind mes to take personal responsibility in terms of my experience. and really just -- encourages me
to just do the work. i have always played on teams. so "moonlight" for instance, and "hidden figures." they're wonderful ensembles. it reminds me to do my job and my personal best for the good of the team. >> when you get the ball, take it to the hoop. if not, pass it. >> yeah, yeah. >> enjoy the success. >> thank you. >> congratulations. >> thank you, thank you. coming up, julianne hough sharing her best fitness tips. >> announcer: two moms and their sons are kicking off the first ever mom's cook off. going dish to dish to impress emerald. an old school eggplant parm, next rachael! ♪
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>> and we argetting more than 90 celebrities to curse. that's the goal. now she's. [laughter] >> sharing from your best stories in your memoir everybody curses i swear. love the name. you use a curse word more than a thousand times. i don't know if that's a guinness world book record. why does it work for you? why is swearing important. >> cursing is the language of the people the second you let one slide everybody knows who you are. it's like sitting down having a beer with george clooney. it's g like even when we're little the word fart might be a swear word and still makes us giggle. the same with bigger f bombs
now it's the same thing. that's why i think swearing works because it's easy to break down people and get to know who they really are. >> colin farville one of your interviews that didn't go exactly as planned because he didn't swear because of something else. >> no, that was actually my problem. i was so preoccupied with the fact that i was interviewing colin ferrell for the first time i'm sure you know what this feels like. you get a little awestruck i was worried about my hair, my clothes, my fake tan all the wrong things. when the interview was over i was devastated colin ferrell didn't swear for me. >> the only person. >> turns out i watched the tape. he did. like a a lot of times. i wasn't in the moment. >> we are so happy you're with us. everybody curses i swear is out january 10th. you'll want to get it. i'm not doing it. >> do it. >> let's get a check of your local weather. [laughter] >> not sure that was necessary. storm tracker6 live double scan looking at dry conditions, chilly though temperatures in the 50. this afternoon 54 around midday sliding down closer to
40 by dinnertime. tomorrow 36 light snow friday morning. e it through the without a curse word. we're good. >> well done. i'm lucky enough to be with our friend, dancer, singer, actress, "dancing with the stars" judge, julianne hough. we have seen her working out all morning long. right now, secrets to saying fit if the new year. these are some really easy things to just boom start your day off right. >> first of all, i love waking up every morning. i don't know about you. i love the feel cozy. i always get something that is hot water and lemon and it just feels nice to put around your hands like this. >> never coffee? it feels nice. >> it's like, the citrus. boosts the metabolism. it's nice and warm. it smells good. >> they is salemen what sir good for your system. >> and your liver. everything. i love that. i love that. i start every morning that way.
>> talk to me about this juice. >> i love juices. there is some back and forth. lately, my fiance and i bought a juicer. it's our morning ritual. we juice together. we like to drink it right away to get the fibers and everything you need. for me, i like it because it's definitely a detoxifying thing. it also just gives you so much energy without the coffee. >> right. i know, i know. the show will do that to you. >> by the way, you wake up really early, so -- >> i do think that juicing and you don't have to do one specific thing. it's just about getting healthy vegetables or fruit in your. >> and the things i like is kale and spinach and ginger. i love ginger so much. if you need sweetness, carrot, apple, pear. >> and then simple workout tip. question swre the gals, guys and gals, or just gals from body by simone. you have two moves you think all can do. >> yes.
this is -- [ cheers and applause ] this is the kind of workout that i like to do. body by simone. we're going kucurtsy for the queen. there are so many different kinds of workouts. i love my fitbit, too. track everything. this is my go-to workout. and then taking it home. let's do take it home. this is like, no place like home. we're already home. and this. it's like a -- >> like a squat thrust, kind of. >> yeah. you click your heels. oh, i get it. no place like home. you're kicking your heels like dorothy. >> that's the booty. the curtsy for the queen. >> the area between your thigh and your -- that's where it
fired up. >> and real quick. i want to show this. this is a breakfast that looks fancy. it's not hard to make? >> it's my sister, who is a mother of two, and it's great. they're basically out of cupcake platters. but it's a fritata. egg whites, spinach, tomato. whatever you want. bake it. it looks superfancy. throw it in a bag and take it to work with you. it's awesome. and it's portion controlled. so good. >> i love that. so how is everything with "dancing." >> it's good. >> the show is almost sold out? >> yeah, i'm really excited. derek and i are going out on tour for -- >> please come back again and show us moves beyond -- that day when you. >> reporter: on the show, you got us all jump started for the day. this does, too. >> i feel like i live here. we were here calm of week ago. >> you better live here. come back any time. we have the recipes online.
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welcome back to "gma." it is time now for our "gma" real money report. one of the top new year's r resolutions every year is to save money. now it's time to decide if you really mean it. rachel smith looks at how to make it work for you this year. >> reporter: casey and bill. both 33. have good jobs. were never serious about saving. >> it was always an afterthought. >> we like to go out and eat. we like to have fun. we spend money on experiences. >> reporter: then their twin daughters came along. >> after we had the girls, we needed to get in touch with how we were spending our money. >> reporter: they wanted extra
help and called in financial planner peter dunn. >> everyone needs financial products. your financial life gets harder and harder. the sooner you can have someone intervene the better. >> reporter: in the past year, millennials were nearly four times as likely to update their social media profiles than they were to review or make adjustments to a retirement plan. >> the best piece of financial advice i can give people so to determine how much of your income is paying down debt and saving for the future. if you're just consuming your income, you're going to be in trouble. >> reporter: need financial advice on a budget? some planners take a fee. others earn a commission on the product you buy. >> it's a pretty inexpensive way for a lot of young families to get fnl advice. >> reporter: what's the the best way to make financial planning work for you? pete says talk to an adviser when you're young. track your income. make sure there's enough to fund
your future. finally, make sure your adviser holds you accountable to your goals. >> i couldn't stress enough getting on board with someone as herbally as possible. the earlier you can start saving, the better. >> reporter: for "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, new york. >> great advice. i am going start taking dollars from audience members. that might be easier. stick around. okay, i'll give it back. (sfx: rain and thunder) says it won't let up for a while. the cadillac xt5... what should we do? ...tailored to you. wait it out. equipped with apple carplay compatibility. ♪ get this low mileage lease on this cadillac xt5 from around $439 per month, or purchase with 1.9% apr financing.
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before we go, abc and our parent company, disney, are laurnling the annual magic of story telling campaign. trying to get 1 million books in the hands of children in underserved community. take a shelf if i, that's mine. look at the book i'm reading. post it with the hash tag magic of story telling. and disney will donate a book for each one. >> that's great. have a great wednesday, everyone. >> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. 8:56 now on this wednesday january 4th. let's head over to carnes researchers. karen
rogers. >> fifth accident of the morning on 95. it is partly clearing so that's i guess the better news i can give you. i-95 southbound the off ramp to the vine right now we have an accident involving a tractor-trailer. another car ems crews fire crews the other car they've left the scene. the tractor-trailer still there. it was our third accident on the schuylkill that has just cleared westbound as we look at the travel times schuylkill getting a little better westbound now. a 37 minute jam between the vine and the blue route and you see that slow go on 95, a 31 minute ride between woodhaven and the vine and we do have that accident i-95 southbound at the blue route still out here and that blocks the right lane and you're seeing speeds of about 25 miles an hour. we had two accidents in almost the exact same spot this morning. also that accident in northeast philadelphia. crews at academy road at grant avenue tam. >> thank you, karen. let's head out to meteorologist, david murphy. it sounds like this is the day to head out before it gets cold. >> yeah, this is a good day to get things done tam. right now we're at 47 degrees so the temperatures are continuing to climb through
the 40's. 44 in allentown, a little bit on the breezy sidely we'll get a mild high of 54ly i'll caution you that comes in around noon and by the time we get to dinnertime we're probably back to 42 with the winds picking up but the afternoon not bad. tomorrow 36. friday morning there could be light snow. >> okay, thank you david. coming up on "action news" at noon we're following breaking news out of long island where a commuter train has derailed and we'll have the late of the on the investigation into what happened inside a holmesburg home where man has been found dead inside a bedroom. again that's all ahead on "action news" afternoon. but right now "live with kelly" is in this case here on 6abc. i'm tamala edwards. have a great wednesday. >> ♪
>> announcer: it's "live with kelly!" today, from the new series "star," benjamin bratt. and from the new film "moonlight," mahershala ali. and find out how small changes can give big results as we continue our "new year, new you" series. plus, host of "the wall" chris hardwick joins kelly at the cohost desk. all next on "live!" ♪ [cheering and applauding] and now, here are kelly ripa and chris hardwick! [cheering and applauding] ♪ >> kelly: oh, yeah. hey, thanks, chris. hi!