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inching closer to authorization. pfizer's new numbers and how it is working for kids under five. >> we are going to win the finals this year. >> i am hyped up. reggie: that is cute. kumasi: it is the dog for me. [laughter] reggie: the people sitting at the station, watching because there were so many people outside chase center. one win from the finals, they get it done in dallas to take a commanding lead in the series. why the wind means quote absolutely nothing in the road to the title. kumasi: they're playing it cool, we respect that. [laughter] good morning, everybody. it is monday, may 23. reggie: a look at the forecast. drew: hodder weather will arrive tomorrow, the next few days or feeling like summer in the afternoon. right now in the 50's, if not already in the 60's in some
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spots, not too chilly. the sun is up, live look showing you a beautiful sunrise underway , expect a lot of sunshine. we warm quickly to the 70's and 80's away from the coast by lunch, by 4:00 we find the 90's making a comeback with a lot of 70's and 80's around the bay shoreline. a closer look at the highest today and even hotter weather tomorrow. kumasi: only on abc seven news, a major change for next month's pride parade. uniformed police officers, sheriffs deputies and firefighters say they will not be marching in the parade. reggie: it is because of a policy that prevents them from working in uniform. a reporter spoke with law enforcement and organizers about the change. >> i would really like san francisco pride to embrace the values of san francisco, the valleys of radical inclusion. reporter: this office services
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lgbtq plus members of the sheriff's department are disappointed parade organizers will not let law enforcement officers march in uniform at this year's parade. >> we want to be able to show the numbers of our community. there are people just like you who put on these uniforms every day and are out there to help, support and protect. reporter: now, the fire department says it also will not march in the parade unless police are allowed to wear their uniforms. >> we need to allow the public to see our uniformed law enforcement officers are good. they do reflect our community. reporter: suzanne ford is the executive director of sf pride. >> they can marching t-shirts that say sf police or sf county sheriff's department, that is fine. but no full uniform. reporter: in 2019 protesters blocked the parade route. >> we were trying to de-escalate with them, there was unrest and
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the police came in. a couple members of our community were injured. reporter: leaders reacted by creating the new policy, following the lead of other cities across the country, limiting officers in uniform. new york city banned officers from participating in its parade , ford said the decision was made to respect the broader community, particularly people of color, who do not always have positive opinions or interactions with police. >> the presence of the police in the parade is difficult for them , given their history with the police department. so, we want to honor, make sure we protect and make people feel safe. reporter: law enforcement says it to wants to make people feel safe and accepted. >> over the years, it has been lgbtq officers who have driven reform, improvement, diversity measures within the department, making policing better. kumasi: new this morning, pfizer
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has released new data on its covid vaccine for children six months under five years old. the company says the three dose vaccine was 80% effective against the medic covid infection. the child was not big enough to estimate protection against severe disease, which they predict to be higher. vaccines are expected to be authorized for the youngest americans in june or july. reggie: the first batch of baby formula under fly formula is now in the u.s., more planes are expected to arrive in the coming days and weeks. these deliveries are arriving as the shortage gets worse. jobina: the operation brought in 78,000 pounds of formula over the weekend, that is enough to feed 9000 babies and 18,000 toddlers for a week. the formula is going to hospitals and doctors to distribute to parents whose babies are allergic to cow milk protein. at least for infants and south carolina were recently hospitalized due to the
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shortage, data shows 45% of baby formula is out of stock. >> you can cut the desperation with a knife. nothing else matters, the world stops until you find the formula. >> patients and families across the country are in urgent need of this formula. jobina: the mayor of new york city declared a state of emergency to prevent price gouging. the white house announced another shipment of honey will arrive later this week. reggie: the warriors are one game away on the nba finals, game for us tomorrow night in dallas. they are three and a zero against the mavericks, last night steph curry came out on fire with andrew wiggins getting a huge dunk on luka. the warriors win. after, they talked about it. >> we are playing great grass cabal right now -- basketball right now, we could play better. >> being one away from the final
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means absolutely nothing. it just means that. reggie: tip-off for game four is tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m. kumasi: expect a packed house for the next watch party at chase center. fans filled it to watch game three outside the arena. they reached capacity at 3000 fans, it was packed. but people who could not get in, this is where they were hanging out. from outside at the light rail station, halfway across the street. >> this is the coolest train station in san francisco. >> it is popular. we came to support, got to be with the team. >> i think the warriors are going to win the finals this year. kumasi: if you want to be down here for tomorrow night's watch party, make sure you get there early so you can get in. if you pay to park, make it worth it. [laughter]
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u.s. trips to ukraine. the new report we could see forces deployed there for the very first time. plus, the true cost of gun violence. the new report data showing just how much money taxpayers are spending in the south bay. drew: if you are headed to chase center tomorrow, it will be a warm, sunny day in the city. 73 degrees around 5:00, clear skies with temperatures falling to the 50's by 10:00 p.m. today, warm afternoon with lots of 70's and 80's, even hotter weather arrives tomorrow. weather arrives tomorrow. we show the numbers and rosy: it's the parent-teacher partnership that really makes a difference. ingrid: they know that their children are coming to a safe place. they're coming to a place where they'll be loved. kiyoko: we have a strong community of people that all look out for each other. we're all kind of taking care of the children.
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reggie: firefighters are working to put out hotspots in a fire that broke out saturday northwest of vacaville. last checked, it burned 135 acres and is 85% contained. all evacuation orders have been lifted. drew: we have another red flag warning for solano county beginning at 11:00 this morning lasting through tomorrow evening because we are in store for another round of warm to hot temperatures in the afternoon, gusty wind. that combination drops emitted he levels low, we will see the north winds gusts to 35 miles an hour with warm temperatures in the 80's and 90's. any fires you have seen that could spread quickly, we will
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keep our eyes on that. winds will be breezy again, strongest along the coast. a lot of us feel the wind gusting over 20 miles an hour at times. it feels like summer, warm afternoon today and even hotter tomorrow. a wide range of summerlike temperatures, who and comfortable along the coast. still above average by wednesday. it turns cooler on thursday, we preview that and the upcoming holiday weekend in nine minutes. jobina: we have a wind advisory issued for the antioch bridge, beyond that everything is looking pretty nice. a live look at the toll plaza, metering lights came on at 5:45. just be prepared. the richmond san rafael bridge if you are traveling westbound is looking great, no slowdown to report. no blocking issues right now. time increased for tracy to dublin, the right is 45 minutes. highway four commute is beginning to slow, antioch to
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concord is around 19 minutes. reggie: a rock ledge and the volume down. comparisons to a much younger superstar. mick jagger making his opinion known about harry styles. plus. ♪ honoring a gay-rights icon. the celebration of harvey milk's legacy on what would have been his 92nd birthday. as we had to break, live look outside. we will be right back. r copd. [coughing] ♪ birds flyin' high, you know how i feel. ♪ ♪ breeze driftin' on by... ♪ if you've been playing down your copd,... ♪ it's a new dawn, it's a new day,... ♪ ...it's time to make a stand. start a new day with trelegy. ♪...and i'm feelin' good. ♪ no once-daily copd medicine... has the power to treat copd in as many ways as trelegy. with three medicines in one inhaler, trelegy helps people breathe easier and improves lung function. it also helps prevent future flare-ups.
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to pursue justice for everyone. but like so many of my colleagues, i resigned in protest because chesa boudin interfered in every single case and failed to do his job. the office is absolutely in disarray right now. chesa dissolved my unit prosecuting car break-ins. now criminals flock to san francisco because there are no consequences. we can't wait. recall chesa boudin now.
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reggie: in openly gay high school senior in florida since he was forced to censor words during his graduation speech because of florida's don't say gay law. he is the first openly gay casts -- class president of his high school. the school told him he could not talk about being gay in his speech. they even threatened to cut them like and stop the ceremony -- the microphone and stop the ceremony. he spoke to gma about using a euphemism. >> i must discuss a public part of my identity. this character existed -- characteristic has become the first thing you think of when you think of me. it was a dehumanizing decision, i had to take something i had
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written and is part of that discussed my identity and rights, i had to be clever, but i should not have had to be. i do not exist in a euphemism and i deserve to be celebrated as is. reggie: you can hear more coming up at 7:00 on gma. kumasi: a new report on gun violence finds incidents involving guns cost the county $72 million a year for police, emergency services and criminal justice. that does not include the cost of incarceration in state and federal prisons. tomorrow, the board of supervisors will be discussing regulating the possession and sale of privately manufactured firearms, ghost guns are considered to be one of the biggest challenges in curbing gun violence. 400 guns are off the streets of santa clara county thanks to a gun buyback event. people got $100 for a pistol, shotgun or rifle and $200 for ghost guns or assault weapons. >> every time there was a
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narcotics investigation or sales case, there is usually a firearm associated. a ghost gun, one that was reported stolen or lost. there is a plural information of firearms. if we can get rid of the firearms that are unwanted in people's homes, it could make the community much safer. reggie: -- kumasi: almost 300 firearms were returned during the last buyback. reggie: the six honorees are people and groups making and roads and the arts, sciences and community. it includes the nonprofit vietnamese-american round tail -- table and a 14-year-old hoops to become president one day. >> i have always had an interest in computer science, artificial intelligence. being able to use my skills for the greater good. i created a project working in precision medicine with ovarian cancer where i utilize new machine learning techniques to help doctors precisely detect
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and classify ovarian cancer. reggie: assembly member alex lee was among the leaders who held yesterday's tribute. >> being able to recognize six individuals and groups for their contributions into say yes, we have come along way in asian american history from being oppressed and subjugated, now we are leading in so many fields. reggie: he says he represents the only majority asian american district in northern california. kumasi: rolling stones legend mick jagger is dismissing comparisons to harry styles. in an interview, he says stiles only has a quote superficial resemblance to his younger self. he also says he was quote much more androgynous and that stiles does not have a voice like his or move on stage like he does. drew: oh my gosh. kumasi: i'm just telling you what he said. however, he goes on to say he does not hold anything against stiles and has a quote easy
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relationship with him. reggie: not now. kumasi: that was his truth. reggie: all respect, but if someone is going to read to me like that, you will not have any easy relationship with you. kumasi: he did read him. reggie: he did not have to go that far. [laughter] drew: he could have just said he does not see the comparison. reggie: that is it. kumasi: who did you say mariah did like that? reggie: and another thing. drew: and this. reggie: subclause three. drew: paragraph four. reggie: part a. kumasi: mariah did ariana grande like that. you were telling me about this. the other day. reggie: that was jobina. kumasi: oh. reggie: you will not hear a critic out of this mouth. we will look up what mariah
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said, to see if there is a fair comparison. drew: have you listened to harry styles new album? it is pretty good. it is easy. [laughter] easy listening. and another thing. [laughter] his music is not like my music. [laughter] all right, all right. you can exist together. let's go outside, here is a live look. a really beautiful morning. lots of sunshine, little bit of haze, go to moderate air polity. summerlike warmth is headed our way the next few days, along with gusty wind and low humidity. elevated fire concerns with the red flag warning, thursday and friday we do a 180, cooldown. right now, 40's, 50's, even low 60's this morning. it is not too chilly when we talk about morning numbers. heise today in the south bay 88 in morgan hill, 83 in san jose,
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82 for cupertino. peninsula, 79 in palo alto, low 60's along the coast for half moon bay and pacifica. a little cooler in daly city with breezy conditions, but sunny. 84 in petaluma, 91 in santa rosa , 82 in san rafael, 89 in napa. sunshine, 77 oakland. 78 in union city. inland, 80's and 90's. 91 in antioch, 86 in livermore. 84 in fairfield. overnight tonight, coastal cloud cover. temperatures are basically dropping in the 50's, if not mid-60's. tuesday is the hottest day we have all weekend, you can see why. temperatures are well above average this time of year. warm today, hotter tomorrow with tracking elevated fire concerns. he holds off wednesday, then sharply cooler to finish out the week. saturday, sunday and monday looking nice, 70's and 80's with sunshine. reggie: good morning america is
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coming up. kumasi: this morning, we have a look at what is ahead. >> coming up, the latest on the baby formula shortage. new york city declaring a state of emergency to prevent price gouging. 10 states and washington, d.c. report more than half of supply is gone. this after the first shipments coming from overseas. also this morning, a former marine is speaking out on his nearly three years in prison in russia. opening up about his dramatic prison swap and his mission now. plus, the new american idol is here live in times square, fresh off the finale. that is coming up.
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reggie: u.s. officials are debating plans to send the special forces to guard the newly reopened embassy in kyiv president biden has not been presented with the proposal as of right now. if it is approved, troops would only be stationed there in a defensive capacity to support the embassy. the presence in ukraine would mark an exclamation -- escalation of bidens former pledge to not send american troops. kumasi: the touch trucks a family event raised money for a new library. kids are able to explore all kinds of trucks from fire trucks, cement trucks and a guide dog puppy truck. all proceeds go toward the new modern library for the community. the goal is to raise $5 million by the end of the year.
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the current library is more than 100 years old. reggie: a big celebration to honor harvey milk on what would have been his 92nd birth day. ♪ the lesbian and gay freedom band marched up the street to honor him, he was born in 1830 and settled in san francisco before the city became a safe haven for the lgbtq plus community. he faced hostility for his work on equality and people say the advocacy he started is far from over. >> it is 2022, closer to the times of harvey milk than ever before. we are still confronting homophobia, transphobia. it is important to continue the legacy to stand up. reggie: advocates are raising money to renovate and reimagine harvey milk plaza as a community gathering point that is a good reminder that pride weekend is coming up, june 25 and 26. abc 7 is a proud sponsor, we will carry the parade alive.
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you can see all our coverage during pride month and year-round at abc7news.com /pride. a new pact on trade. the brand-new international agreement to try and calm rising inflation at home. kumasi: a potential sexual predator in the east bay, police releasing photos of a woman who allegedly assaulted a teenage boy by school. plus, deadly love triangle taking hold. the search for a yoga instructor now on the run accused of killing a world-class cyclist from san when big tobacco's products were found out to be killers, they promised smokers safety. they called it a filter. but this filter wasn't safe or useful, just small and made of microplastics that have endangered us all.
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. >> i was walking past and heard someone say, this is the cabdriver, they were driving and hit a pedestrian. reggie: breaking news, a scary sunday on the san francisco sidewalk. a taxicab comes crashing onto the curb and it turned deadly. witnesses are sharing what they saw. kumasi: masks are back in berkeley. the school district explaining its choice just two weeks before summer break. reggie: get your chores in order. every habits you might be doing wrong or right, plus, is your partner doing chores badly on purpose so they do not have to do it again? the red flags. they are everywhere. [laughter] good morning on this monday. kumasi: before we get to that,
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we want to check in for look at the forecast. drew: the sun is up, we are in store for a warm day. even hotter temperatures move in tomorrow, feeling like summer the next several days. 50's and 60's right now, feeling mild. we will take you to the tower camera, live look at the golden gate bridge. soaked in sunshine, the day looks like this. mostly sunny skies, quickly warming through the morning with afternoon temperatures and a wide range, 90's making a comeback inland. tomorrow, even hotter weather arrives. it comes with elevated fire danger. we talk about a red flag warning in a few minutes. kumasi: developing this morning, police are trying to figure out what led up to this crash. it killed two women on a busy sunday afternoon in downtown san francisco. a taxi careened through an intersection and plowed into the women at third and mission, right across from the gardens.
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ryan curry is digging into this investigation and joining us live. >> a big scene on sunday with those two people dying in that accident. authorities say the taxi drove onto the sidewalk that happened just after 4:30 sunday afternoon near mission and 3rd street. police say both the taxi and another car were heading into the intersection at the same time, officers blocked off traffic in the area for several hours to investigate. you can see the taxi there. witnesses they recall seeing people near the instant, distraught over what happened. the supervisor and the district says there has been in an unfortunate amount of traffic accidents. >> you hear people saying oh my god, this is terrible. i heard people in the apartments screaming, very scared. >> this neighborhood is disproportionately afflicted by traffic accidents. sadly, this is one that happened . our hearts go out, there are two
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fatalities here today. >> you can see the residue of that accident, police say they do not think drugs or alcohol played a factor, nor do they think road rage contributed to the incident. the taxi driver is in the hospital and in stable condition , authorities say it will take time to figure out what exactly let up to the incident. reggie: really scary, thank you. this morning, a search for woman accused of murdering a professional cyclist. the two are ld by the ts bfriend.bina has the details. texas authorities are looking for woman who they say killed a world-class cyclist. caitlin armstrong is wanted for homicide, investigators say wilson had been in a relationship with armstrong's boyfriend, a fellow cyclist. armstrong found out back in january. police say she became angry after learning the former couple
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secretly met up to go for a swim. earlier this month, a friend of wilson's came home and found her unconscious and bleeding after being shot. >> just kind of stunned. tragic. you want to hug people you love. jobina: according to the affidavit, armstrong's car was recorded on a ring to cameron wilson's neighborhood around the same time she was killed. soon after police questioned armstrong, they say she disappeared. if each of task force fears she may have left the country. strickland says he had a brief romantic relationship with wilson last year during a break with armstrong, but says he reconciled with armstrong and has kept a quote atomic and professional relationship with wilson. kumasi: in the east bay, this woman is wanted in connection with a sexual assault on the campus of piedmont high school. police released at these photos in investigators say the woman
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assaulted a 17-year-old boy on thursday afternoon near the high school gym. if you know who this woman is, you are asked to call police. reggie: masks are back at east school district. berkeley unified says it has evidence covid is spreading in the classroom. amy hollyfield's life -- is live. amy: almost at the finish line here, with two weeks left in school. berkeley officials have decided those two weeks will be filled with masks. berkeley administrators decided to start requiring masks again in schools, starting today. that will impact nearly 10,000 kids here in the district. they will be required to mask up until the end of the school year. administrators say they are doing this because of the rising covid cases. one teacher we spoke with says she think this is a good idea. >> i am really grateful. there are two weeks left in the school year, i love my students dearly. they love each other.
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i want to spend her last two weeks together. i don't want anybody in my class to miss out on our fun stuff. >> the goal is to keep everyone healthy and have all of those students attend graduation ceremonies, they have earned the right to do so. amy: they will be handing out take test kits to seniors so they can test for covid before the graduation ceremonies. the school district says they have noticed there are clusters of covid cases in some classrooms, they believe transmission is happening at school. they have two weeks left to go, the mandate will be in place until the last day of school. amy hollyfield, abc7news. reggie: a new fear over the global monkeypox outbreak. over 190 cases have been found in countries where the virus is not normally found, including the u.s. it has been 20 years since a cluster of monkeypox cases are identified in the u.s.,
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president biden says we have resources to deal with the outbreak. experts say the disease should be monitored but it is low risk and treatable. >> we know how to treat this if people get seriously. for example, we haven't antiviral -- have an antiviral, we have antibodies that can be deployed if needed. we have a vaccine we can use in the general population. reggie: the risk of death is very low, symptoms are similar but more mild than smallpox, including rash, fever, swollen lymph nodes and exhaustion. kumasi: president biden is in japan announcing a new trade partnership aimed at preventing more supply chain issues like the one we have seen during the pandemic. we have the details. reporter: president biden in japan on the second leg of his first trip to asia as president, appearing to deviate from long-standing policy with a strong message of support for taiwan.
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stick a listen. >> you did not want to get involved in the ukraine conflict militarily for obvious reasons. are you willing to get involved militarily to defend taiwan, if it comes to that? >> yes. >> you are? >> that is the commitment we made. reporter: a foreign ministry spokesperson says do not underestimate the result for china to protect its territorial integrity, the words angered beijing which considers taiwan a breakaway province, countering china's influence has been a big thing for biden. he pledges to refocus and reengage with the region economically. he is launching an indo pacific economic plan involving 12 countries to focus on trade and how to prevent the supply chain issues we have seen recently. the message to this region is the u.s. is dedicated to uniting its friends and allies, that message will be wrought to nation leaders tomorrow. meanwhile, he was asked about the possibility of a recession
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in the u.s., the president giving an emphatic no but acknowledging the price of gas is a problem for many families back home. abc news news, tokyo. kumasi: american freed from a russian prison. he is sharing what it was like and what he thinks what wrong during his release. this is a look live at the big board of the new york stock exchange, starting up. another update on the markets, next. say hello to the new american idol. the singer that took it home, it came down to a single genre. local news and weather continues everyday at 7:00 streaming on the abc 7 bay area news app you can download it for your phone, tablet, roku, apple tv, amazon fire or android tv. drew: 6:30 nine, taking a live look at the south bay camera. a beautiful look with a lot of sunshine, clear skies. tree pollen has been running
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high, grass pollen last week was a moderate level end of this week, high levels. tree pollen and grass pollen at high levels, uv indexes running high. red flag warning begins at 11:00 a.m. for solano county lasting through tomorrow evening, tracking hot temperatures and gusty wind. any fire that starts could spread quickly. winds are strongest close to the coast, we find the gusts time to time throughout the afternoon over 20 miles per hour. today, a warm afternoon. 70's and 80's around the bay shoreline. warmest spots in lid go into the 90's. 77 in oakland, 83 in san jose. 91 is the high-end santa rosa. the next three days or feeling like summer. it is warm today, hotter tomorrow, the hottest day of the week. by wednesday, still above average but thursday, temperatures tank. sharply cooler to finish out the week. we preview the holiday weekend coming up, but first, let us look at traffic. jobina: drive times are
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reflecting the traffic is beginning to slow, antioch to hercules is around 38 minutes, 24 minutes when traveling highway four to the maze, so a heads up. wind advisories for the antioch bridge, you can see the map is slow, mainly for people in the east bay. a live look here, metering lights came on at 5:45, traffic is backed up to the 80 crossing. you travel along 101, live look in san rafael. no problems. as you travel further south for the golden gate bridge, nice and clear.
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kumasi: we are hearing from the american who spent nearly three years in a russian prison. more on what he is revealing about his time in captivity. jobina: he was released in a prisoner exchange between russia and the u.s. after a drunken party in 2019, he fell into the hands of russian police, who charged him with attacking an officer. u.s. officials say the case was fabricated by russian security services to take him as a bargaining chip. he was sent to a forced labor camp, suggested -- subjected to harsh treatment and least repeatedly in solitary confinement. he went on multiple hunger strikes, refusing to work for captors. >> i decided i was never going
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to be part of that process. they were not going to make one ruble off of me. never punishment i received was worth it to me, i did not care. jobina: he says he cannot stop thinking about paul, another ex marine left behind in russia. he has been held for three and a half years on espionage charges. >> i felt that was wrong. that they got me out, not paul. sorry. i knew that as soon as i was able to, i would fight for him to get out, i would do everything i could. jobina: he says he is determined to get him out and view nba star who the u.s. says is being wrongfully detained. he believes the u.s. can make a trade, they should be able to get both americans home as soon as possible. kumasi: developing news, a new report on sexual abuse allegations.
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in an alleged cover-up by leaders of the southern baptist convention. the report details a list of hundreds of ministers accused of abuse, many who were allowed to keep positions of power. in nearly 300 page report accuses them of stonewalling survivors of clergy sexual abuse for nearly two decades. allegations first surfaced in 2019 with a report by a texas-based news outlet and documented hundreds of alleged cases in the churches. >> abuse is one of the most underreported crimes, so i think there is many more we have yet to hear about. kumasi: the president says he is grieved to his core. independent report was requested to be the convention itself. it recommends how they can move forward, like restricting the use of nondisclosure agreement. reggie: the morning many report, apple is looking to increase factories outside of china. they are taking a look at boosting production in places
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like india and vietnam. apple cites several factors, including cobit a lockdowns and growing tensions between china and the u.s. -- covid lockdowns and growing tensions between china and the u.s.. amazon is testing a program that has drivers picking up packages from brick-and-mortar stores. they are using giga drivers, it is not clear where the testing is taking place. a live look at the new york stock exchange, we are up about 320 points. kumasi: the next time you call applebee's for takeout, you might be connected to an automated call center. they are using a call center for to go orders, customers will have the option to speak with an applebee's represented or use an automated system. over 1500 locations across the country are using the call center and the company is hoping most of the restaurants will start to use it by the end of the year. are you falling short when it comes to housework? new pulse of the internet divided when it comes to how to do chores, like dishes and
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laundry. reporter: all was calm on the twitter household chores front until the l.a. times asked one simple question. do you pre-rinse before putting were dishes in the dishwasher? the responses coming in hotter than a heat dry cycle. no, directly into the dishwasher. anyone caught pre-rinsing is given a stern talking to. yes, always. the results of the pole agree, 59.9% of respondents saying they do prerinse. but experts and most dishwasher companies say pre-rinsing is unnecessary. in fact, modern detergents often work better when they have food to cling to. another recent survey finding monterey -- laundry is the most dreaded chore. a recent survey found that one third of men cold have never -- polled have never changed
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bedsheets, problematic considering people should wash the sheets once a week and some people, like pet owners, should wash their sheets more often than that. other common practices, washing raw chicken before cooking. experts say that might spread harmful microbes. instead, the bird should go right from the package to the pan and keep your sharp knives out of the dishwasher. repeated cycles can build the blade. experts say to carefully hand wash them to keep them sharp and clean. abc news, new york. kumasi: the survey also recently found 53% of men said they have performed a chore badly on purpose so they don't have to do it again. reggie: i don't do it on purpose. i am just bad at it. drew: you are saying phil was the dishwasher better than you? reggie: he does most things
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better than me. that is just a fact. if you wanted to get done correctly, he will do it. if you don't mind it being done, but not well -- kumasi: you have been on this earth long enough to figure this out. reggie: apparently not. drew: phil appreciates the effort. you are not doing it wrong, just different lee. reggie: let me ask you. i have to hang every single item of my clothing, other than underwear and socks, because it cannot shrink even this much because stuff is not made for this body type. drew: yes. the few times i accidentally wash something -- reggie: it is over. drew: like a crop top. i can wear it for pride, hello. [laughter] reggie: sometimes you are not in that mood. drew: right, symptom zero like, not my sweater. reggie: not my favorite t-shirt.
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kumasi: you make him do all the laundry? reggie: no. [laughter] drew: use your inside voice. kumasi: ok, thank you. drew: laundry is stressful for a lot of us. a beautiful picture, pretty look. outside, it is going to be a warm afternoon. feeling like summer the next three days, along with that we have gusty wind. elevated fire concern, especially in solano county. thursday and friday, it is like a 180. temperatures drop, we cool sharply to finish the week. the holiday weekend is shaping up to be nice. southbay, 82 for santa clara, 83 in san jose. 80 in morgan hill. a lot of sunshine on the peninsula, bright and beautiful. 79 palo alto, cooler along the
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coast into low 60's. downtown today, in the north does warm to hot. 91 in santa rosa, 83 in novato. 89 in napa. east bay, lots of sunshine in the 70's, 77 in oakland. 78 in fremont. and then come 80's and 90's. 90 is the hyatt in concord. -- high in concord. temperatures in the 50's and 60's, that leads to the hottest day of the week on tuesday. your track for temperatures, you can see why it is the hottest. temperatures above average, 90's in some spots close to the water. a lot of 90's away from the coast. tuesday is feeling like the summer spread. seven day forecast, warm today and hotter tomorrow with elevated fire concerns. holding on wednesday, then thursday and friday it is sharply were. even monday next week, a lot of sunshine with temperatures comfortable in the 70's and 80's. kumasi: johnny depp might be on
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the witness stand today. according to deadline, he is expected to be called back again by his ex-wife's attorneys. on thursday, amber heard's lawyers depicted the actor as a quote fallen idol undone by substance abuse. closing arguments are scheduled for friday. reggie: american idol crown of the season 20 winter. >> the winner of american idol 2022 is noah thompson. reggie: 19-year-old noah thompson took on the title, he is the youngest of the three finalists. this morning, he end the runner-up are on gma to talk about their journey. >> what went through your mind when you heard your name? >> i don't know, i was just shocked. truthfully, i can't remember this competition thinking i was going to take it, my name at the
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end was amazing. >> it has been a nerve-racking experience, but i had a blast getting to be here. reggie: you can watch the full interview coming up at 7:00 on gma. kumasi: an 88-year-old is going viral for her dancing janet jackson's all for you. ♪ [laughter] the clap for me. her daughter found her dancing, then posted it on twitter and tagged janet jackson. janet responded and said she loves it. anita says her mom has danced ever since she can remember and she hopes this video makes people smile and gives them some positive vibes. reggie: i love that. many of janet jackson's moves i have tried to emulate, but that video, at the breakdown dance, i could never. that is a hard one. have you tried it? kumasi: i will leave that to
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you. reggie: it is a no from me. he did try. kumasi: up next, seven things you need to know today. reggie: a live look outside, there is our beautiful cit for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me? me? no, not you. yvonne yiu. yvonne yiu. not me. good choice. for 25 years, yiu worked as an executive at top financial firms. managed hundreds of audits. as mayor, she saved taxpayers over $55 million. finding waste. saving money. because... yiu is for you. yiu is for you. exactly. yvonne yiu. democrat for controller.
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and now most admired alum! get up there. this is so embarrassing. there's no way it's me. you know her.... you love her.... ruh roh. what are you doing here? it's anna gomez! who?
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our first gigillionaire! with at&t fiber, anna's got the fastest internet with hyper-gig speeds. i didn't know you went to this school. we have a lot in common. live like a gigillionaire with at&t fiber. now with speeds up to 5-gigs. limited availability. kumasi: here are the seven things to know this morning. san francisco police sheriffs deputies and firefighters say they are not marching in san francisco's pride parade this year over a policy that bans law enforcement from merging in
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uniform. organizers say they decided to make the change to respect the feelings of some members of the lgbtq plus community. law enforcement is welcome to wear t-shirts with department names and logos. reggie: pfizer release new data on the covid vaccine for children under five. the company says the three dose vaccine was 80% effective against symptomatic omicron covid infection, it could be authorized to go into arms by june or july. kumasi: masts in class again starting today because of rising numbers and covid cases in classrooms across the district. reggie: there is a huge jif peanut butter recall because of a salmonella outbreak. drew: we are in store for a warm day today, even harder here tomorrow. temperatures are quickly warming to the 70's and 80's, away from the coast by lunch. hottest spots are going back to the 90's around the bay
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shoreline, expect 70's and 80's. jobina: a commuter alert from bart, a 10 minute delay on the san francisco line in the east bay direction due to equipment problems on the tracks. kumasi: the warriors are just one win away from the nba finals. 3000 fans were cheering them on what they were on the road, most fans like this woman hope that the warriors and the dog, holding on for dear life, hope there is a sweep tomorrow night. [laughter] drew: dear life. kumasi: that dog. drew: if you're going tomorrow, it is beautiful. 70's into sunshine if you are going to the chase center. reggie: get there early, these people are watching from the station. understand that. they had chairs out so they could see -- kind of see. drew: it will be crazier tomorrow. reggie: you are talking about
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good temperatures. drew: 75 and sunny. reggie: it is on. drew: good morning, america. for our viewers in the west, we begin the week with breaking news on the covid vaccine for america's youngest children. breaking this morning -- pfizer's three-shot vaccine for children 6 months to 5 years old. the long-awaited data released. the timeline for parents right now. state of emergency. new york city taking steps to stop baby formula price gouging. ten states and washington, d.c. reporting more than half of their supply is gone as the first sign of relief for families facing the shortage arrives from overseas. the urgent manhunt for the

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