news anchor michaela pereira, we have a lot coming up this morning including protests against the george zimmerman verdict expected to ramp back up this weekend with rallies planned across the country as overnight the governor talks to protesters who have been staging a days long sit-in at the capitol. exclusive report from the congressman caught tweeting the swimsuit model. thought she was his daughter but she wasn't. now there's another you'll never believe, what he said to a female reporter, we'll tell you about it. she was one of scientology more high profile members. leah remeremeny has backed out her sister will tell us why. the graphic photos of the boston bombing suspect bloodied and bruised moments before he was captured, sniper's lasers trained directly on his brain. the images stand in stark
contrast to this "rolling stone" suspect that many said he looked like a star including the police photographer who leaked the picture. he said these images show the real boston bomber but now he's in trouble for that. jason carroll is here. >> the police officer is now under investigation but apparently that sergeant felt conflicted about releasing the photos. he felt the "rolling stone" cover was insult and hurtful to survivors. these new photos showing a much different picture of dzhokhar tsarnaev a bloody face, his hands up, the lasers of a sniper's rifle trained on his forehead a vastly different picture from the controversial "rolling stone" cover. sean murphy says he was so angry with the cover he released these new photographs to "boston" m
magazi magazine. he said "what rolling stone did was wrong. the guy is evil. this is the real boston bomber, not someone fluffed and buffed for the cover of rolling stone." >> i think that's the real face of terror. debris with him 100%. >> reporter: murphy thought the cover sent the wrong message. >> i think he was genuinely worried about the impact on the families of the victims and i think he was also worried that certain impressionable people might be lured to replicate that by the glamorous looking photo on the "rolling stone" cover. >> reporter: tsarnaev 's first public appearance since his arrest was in court last week he pleaded not guilty to 30 federal charges including four killings while images like these are already having an impact, some say the focus is all wrong. >> i think they should focus the attention on the brave people and the people who lost their lives, not the monster who caused it all. >> apparently murphy did not
want "rolling stone" to have the last say so he decided to release the police photos himself. police spokesman said in a statement the release of the photo was not authorized by the massachusetts state police. murphy was suspended for a day and faces a hearing next week to determine his status. all of this really disappointing to some of the families at least one of the families that i spoke to. >> it has folks wondering is the "rolling stone" cover upsetting because the wound is still so raw and so fresh or is it, would people be outraged no matter when that would have been published. >> that's a good question. we were all out there and i can just speak for one family, j.p. norton, you remember him, he and his brother lost a leg in the bombing. all of this attention whether it's a photo from "rolling stone" or a photo from the police, all of it takes away from the real issue which is the healing and the physical healing that has to take place as well as the emotional. >> and the risk that you glam rise the person who did it and
someone could look up to how they were celebrated and attention they got, dangerous. >> thanks so much. we'll talk to you again. we're still talking about the heat wave. it's day six of a punishing heat wave that blanketed the northeast and midwest. 130 million people will have to sweat through one more day of brutal temperatures but some good news, folks, relief from the heat is on the way but of course it comes with a bit of a price. severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes in the forecast. indra petersons is outside tracking it for us. what should people be expecting, indra? >> if you were out here you probably felt it coming into work it is a big difference from yesterday, today is expected to be hotter than yesterday. the humidity factor today is unbelievable. new york's high is supposed to be 99 degrees with the heat indices it feels like 106. currently it feels like 91 out here. i don't know if we can take much more of this heat. today marks the sixth day of a dangerous heat wave across the country. >> miserable.
feels like i live inside a dog's mouth. >> reporter: it's one of the most widespread waves this season, 47 out of 50 states have seen temperatures topping 90 degrees. >> unbearable. >> reporter: three people have died in the sweltering heat. states have had temps of what feels like triple digits. >> tired, exhausted. >> reporter: in massachusetts the relentless heat could force a nuclear power station to shut down. the temperatures around jfk airport have hit 100 degrees, a new record. three new york city firefighters have been treating for heat exhaustion. >> we don't work less. we don't work slower. >> reporter: in pennsylvania, the heat has forced amtrak to slap speed restrictions on trains. officials worry the heat could actually expand the train tracks. >> coconut water, you know, the towel, just trying to beat the heat. >> reporter: out west, 157 airline passengers roasted under the arizona sun. mechanical delay left them
stranded for two hours on the tarmac. >> it was probably around 100 degrees, it was like being in a hot car. >> reporter: the heat wave forced many to find a new and creative way to cool off. >> brr! >> reporter: like this new ice bar in new york city that boasts bone chilling temperatures of 23 degrees. >> it is perfect in this room when it's 103 outside. >> cheers. >> reporter: that looks good right about now. it already feels like 91. forecast today 99. here's the problem, it will be warmer today than yesterday. let's look at this, we're not talking about advisories, we've stepped it up a notch. we have a lot of heat warnings today, temperatures anywhere from 105 to 110 degrees today. even hurts just to say. we are talking about boston, philadelphia, d.c., new york, even detroit feeling like 110. there is relief on the way. the temperatures drop as we go through the weekend. it will start where the storms are today, eastern iowa through
michigan and as that cold front progresses we'll see thunderstorms pop along that. that means rain we cool off 10, 15 degrees. you'll still have the hot and muggy feeling. the bigger threat will be the severe weather along the cold front, that pans out making its way to the northeast with heavy rain by saturday. so much to look forward to, right? >> it's at least the weekend. >> we have a weekend one way or the other and the point indra is making all week long it's not just about comfort, it's about potential danger. out to california where land and air assaults are being used in hopes of stopping the mountain fire. in idyllwild miguel marquez is there. what is the latest? good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, this is make or break day. the fire is ranging just over the top of us. today they'll fly hot shot crews into the rough territory and
hopefully save this town. torching more than 35 square miles, this massive wildfire is nowhere near under control. it is fed by tinder dry and thick pine trees and brush. it is burning so hot, the trees so dry they literally explode into flames. firefighters mounting an all-out air assault, helicopters dumping retardant, planes, too, even the heaviest weapon in the arsenal, a dc-10 capable of dropping 12,000 gallons of retardant in one go. on the grouped the fight also in full swing. woody booska has fought fires for 33 years. are you feeling confident about this one at the moment? >> in our section, yes. i don't know what's going on the other side, there's a lot of smoke coming up. could be doing horrible things over there, i don't know. >> reporter: changing afternoon conditions along with the widespread fire complicating the job. this is the time in the afternoon firefighters worry
about most, the wind is picking up and this is what they are fighting the fire in, that used to be a pine tree surrounded by years and years of growth of chaparelle, this stuff completely dry. evacuations for some 6,000 residents. bonnie and colonel mclyman were in texas when they heard about the fire. you hused back here to do what? >> get important thing that you can remember, family things. >> family things, pictures, whatever we can. >> reporter: a quick escape but leaving so much behind. now there are more than 3,300 firefighters on this fire at the moment and they are hopeful that today they can get their hands on it. the wind conditions are going to change, they'll have some monsoonal winds meaning things will get more erratic wind wise but it will also bring in
humidity which will help keep the fire down a bit. >> thanks so much, miguel in california for us thank you. breaking news overnight about florida's controversial stand your ground law. governor rick scott met up with protesters outside his state house office but those protesters not getting the ands they were looking for. let's go live to john zarrella in miami for more on this. so what were they talking about, john? >> that's exactly right. they did not get what they had come for when they met with the governor and that was to have a reexamination of florida's stand your ground law and that meeting coming as trayvon martin's parents opened up about the trial and their son. protesters waiting for three days at florida governor rick scott's office finally got what they came for, a meeting late thursday the governor spoke with them and releasing a statement after the meeting that says in part, "tonight the protesters again asked that i call a special session of the
legislature to repeal florida's stand your ground law. i told them that i agree with the task force on citizen safety and protection, which concurred with the law." protesters vowing to continue their sit-in now, philip agnew tells cnn that the sit-in at the florida governor's office will continue because their demands have not been met. >> we'll take this opportunity to call on all of you around florida to join us here at the capitol as we take the next course. >> reporter: earlier thursday night martin's parents spoke with cnn's anderson cooper. they talked about how they felt the jury would view their son. >> i just look at people as people and i thought for sure that the jury looked at trayvon as an average teenager that was minding his own business, that wasn't committing any crime. that was coming home from the
store and were feet away from where he was actually going, and i just believe that they realized that. >> reporter: a second juror has also come forward. she was known as juror e-54 an alternate in the zimmerman trial, released before the deliberations began. he offered his view on whether george zimmerman should have followed trayvon martin on that rainy night. >> you know, i think at the time he was trying to keep an observation and communicate to the police and was not being confrontational. he had the right to be where he was. >> reporter: not the opinion of juror b-37 when she spoke exclusively with cnn's anderson cooper. >> i think he's guilty of not using good judgment. when he was in the car, he had called 911, he shouldn't have gotten out of that car.
>> reporter: now the justice for trayvon martin rallies and vigils that are going to take place this saturday beginning to take shape in part they are to pressure the justice department to investigate whether george zimmerman violated trayvon martin's civil rights. organizers say it's going to be about 100 cities, if not more, where these rallies are going to take place, new york, chicago, los angeles, san francisco, here in miami. so kate, going to be a very, very big day tomorrow for rallies and vigils across the country. kate? >> and we'll be tracking it all. great to see you, thanks so much. >> sure. >> viewers coming up we'll hear more from trayvon martin's parents, what they told anderson cooper about the verdict and their plans now, that's in our next half hour. still a lot of news to cover this half hour. michaela you're starting off with a troubling story about the anniversary of the shootings in aurora. >> the anniversary is tomorrow, saturday, but there are duelling rallies planned today this afternoon in colorado marking the one-year anniversary of the
aurora movie theater massacre a gun control group will read the names of the victims and gun activists rally in a park. one years ago james holmes killed 12 wounding dozens more. local law leader calls the pro gun rally a "slap in the face" for those suffering. the executive director of the aclu praising edward snowden at a national security conference in colorado saying he did this country a service by spurring debate about the reach of the u.s. government's electronic surveillance programs. he said the aclu hasn't decided if it would help snowden's legal defense if he were to return and face trial on espionage charges. a texas man under arrest after allegedly pulling out a pistol near the white house. christopher wade briggs of san antonio had a bullet in the chamber of his gun. search of his backpack turned up 171 rounds, two more ammo clips,
he was also carrying a pair of hunting knives. he told police "i was only going to fire a couple of shots if no one confronted me." new problems for boeing's newest plane, the 787 dreamliner. japan airlines from boston to tokyo returned to logan airport because of a possible fuel pump problem. that plane was never in any trouble but did dump fuel as a precaution before landing this comes on the heels of a series of incidents involving the dreamliner including several battery fires that grounded the 787s for three months. finally a granny rocking it out on the drum set. according to the local music store who posted the video she showed up out of nowhere, picked up the sticks and worked it out. oh, yeah, she can even twirl the drumsticks around on her fingers like a pro. showed up and bam, worked it out. >> chris you're speechless. >> i didn't get a chance to check this video.
>> this is an authentic reaction. >> this we have to double as the good stuff. >> it kind of does your heart a world of good, doesn't it? >> rock on, granny. >> i play the drums, not like that. >> can you -- >> no, i can't do any of that. >> exactly. >> the drums play you. >> that was fantabulous. >> giggles, my goodness. happy friday. i learn something new about him every day. here is a big story we're following and matters to a whole lot of people especially in the midwest, detroit asks for help, going bankrupt to the tune of $18 billion. can it be what the motor city needs most to finally turn things around. plus trayvon martin's parents making that i statement. they've lost their son and they're speaking about what they want to happen to the killer and beyond. we'll bring you that. [ whirring ] [ dog barks ] i want to treat more dogs.
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welcome back to "new day" everyone. it's a sad day for the motor city. detroit has filed the largest municipal bankruptcy in american history saying they simply cannot pay their bills. the once mighty center of the automotive industry now caving under decades of economic decline. cnn's poppy harlow is in detroit this morning with the latest. poppy, people are saying this has been a long time coming but maybe the beginning of something new and good for detroit, though. >> reporter: that is certainly the hope. good morning to you, kate. good morning, everyone. the motor city now the biggest city in american history to file for bankruptcy. it was a divisive decision. it came down late yesterday and the big question now is the fate of this city lies in the hands of a bankruptcy judge is will
this help the people of detroit? detroit's downfall has been decades in the making. >> this is not any recent development. this has been going on far too long and isn't it time to say enough is enough in. >> reporter: a dwindling population, the decline of the automakers and political corruption are just some of detroit's woes. now as it files for bankruptcy, detroit's workers are bracing for what could happen to their pensions and health care. >> will this affect pensions? >> based on what we know, anything's possible. >> we paid a percentage of our wages every year into that, so it's not something that's being given to us. it's our money. >> reporter: more than $18 billion in debt, michigan's governor called bankruptcy the only choice. >> detroit is broke from a financial point of view and more importantly the citizens deserve better services. >> reporter: those services have taken a significant hit. >> you call the police now, you
wonder if they're coming. >> reporter: detroit's emergency manager who took control of the city in march insists bankruptcy will not change the day-to-day here. >> services will remain open. paychecks will be made, bills will be paid, nothing changes from the standpoint of the ordinary citizen's perspective. >> reporter: detroit's mayor didn't have a say in the decision but urged understanding. >> as tough as this is, i really didn't want to go in this direction but now that we are here, we have to make the best of it. >> reporter: and now, kate, this is really going to affect most city workers current and retired because their pensions, their health care benefits are on the line. they could see dramatic cuts. i talked to a retired police officer here last night and he said to me this is just a mess. we are prepared to fight to keep what we have. we are not asking for a penny more, but that is going to be a very tough fight. just about a week before this decision came down, this
bankruptcy filing, pension funds and retirees filed lawsuits trying to say that it was illegal for the state to cut those benefits now bankruptcy, that lawsuit is on hold. kate? >> all right, it's going to be a slow slog and a tough fight from here on out. everyone says we hope detroit's coming back. poppy great to see you and great for following this story along the way. thank you. we'll take a break on "new day" and when we come back, we are told terrorists are going to school on secrets leaked by ed yard snowden, what they are doing and what it means to our safety. we have a former nsa chief general michael hayden here with details. a must see moment. did you ever think you could high-five a bee? i don't know if you ever pondered that. apparently it's possible. that video is ahead.
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♪ ooh, old school. >> nice. >> i like that. >> mister mister. john griffin just told me. welcome back, everybody. this is "new day." >> you should have known that. >> i didn't. add it to the list. it is friday, july 19th i'm chris cuomo. >> good morning, i'm kate bolduan, clearly having a good morning with news anchor michaela pereira. coming up this morning we're hearing much more from the parents of interest of of interest, they old anderson cooper last night that the verdict in the george zimmerman case literally broke them down, the revealing interview coming
up. another twist the two story of a congressman who tweeted to a model during the state of the union. dna test shows he's not the father, he's making some more comments that may have you scratching your head but first there is news to tell you about. >> let's look at the stories, new graphic photos of boston marathon suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev show him bloodied and disheveled before his arrest, those photos were taken by a massachusetts state policeman who released them without permission to "boston" magazine. sergeant sean murphy leaked these because of the "rolling stone" cover. he's been suspended for one day and is facing an internal police investigation. the stifling heat wave is in its sixth day, temperatures in the 90s and near 100% humidity will keep the heat index up around 100. it will feel more like 105
degrees in the corridor between washington and new york, and also near detroit. there is relief in sight, a cold front out of canada will bring cooler. thunderstorms this week. investigators are trying to find out what sparked that, my goodness, spectacular fire at a fireworks store in northern indiana. local media reports by the time fire crews got there wednesday night. the 16,000 square foot warehouse was fully involved. workers had to dodge fireworks ignited by the fire. there are reports of no injuries. katherine jackson will take the stand in the wrongful death lawsuit against the concert promoter. the lawsuit claims they were nen neglect. she is expected to talk about her son's relationship with his three children and his plans for life after the tour. and here we go, here say
viral video that is all abuzz. take a look at this guy who appears to be high-fiving a bumblebee. hear his reaction to that. >> do that again! >> it's like the rainbow guy! >> experts say bees raise their legs when they feel threatened. so the guy is just telling him to, wait for it, buzz off. >> very nice. >> it's the reaction. >> did you get three? >> they have six legs, it is called the leg, i thought there would be some fancy word but they have these things at the end of their legs that can, they're called tarsi that can clean their antenna and do other functions. >> we have a bee nerd on our set. >> maybe he was saying let me clean that off for you. >> you got a little -- >> yeah you got a little. >> the bee-ologist chris cuomo.
let's go to our political gut check, checking the stories you need to know coming out of washington and around the country this morning. first up the director of the national security agency saying surveillance programs are there to keep secrets -- are keeping secrets to protect you from the operatives trying to kill you and how terrorists are changing their strategy after the leaks of edward snowden. >> john king is being attacked by a bee right now, look at him. >> he might have lost his audio. >> no he's being attacked by a bee saying yes i was attacked by a bee and i killed it and now i can move on with my debrief. >> he doesn't know what you're talking about. >> i saw the dangers of live interweb access. >> the bee is important but can we focus on other important things like national security? thank you so much. john you were in aspen where this big security forum was taking place and that's where the director of the national security, keith alexander, made
some news there. so what is he saying here? >> in a sentence he's saying americans are less safe, because of the revelations of the nsa collecting the data, because of all the information edward snowden has put out there about how the nsa tracks terrorists and edward snowden tracks everyday americans, keith alexander is saying the terrorists are already adapting. i did not talk to general alexander but a number of other people who know how this stu works, there's already evidence the terrorists are starting to communicate in different ways or the people tracking have gone dark because they think they're being tracked. he's saying americans are less safe because of the leaks and the problem is, it's hard to quantify that but he makes a passionate case this is damaging to national security, damaging for efforts to protect all americans. this aspen security forum is dominated by the debate, privacy versus the surveillance programs. >> at the forum did you get the focus is shifting slightly away from trying to just track down
snowden and find out what he was leaking and more trying to find a way to fix the system that allowed the leak in the first place. >> tracking down snowden is left to the executive branch, the justice department, state department and the president of the united states. when 2 comes to national security and the cia and other consumers of the defense department like the fbi, one of the proposals is the government doesn't keep the database that the phone companies keep the database. general alexander said he was open to that. it would be abuse in the private sector as opposed to in the government sector. the head of the aclu says edward snowden did the country a favor starting the debate. i think question did the country a favor is a question mark. whether the government is overstepping the line, whether we need more overnight. whether you agree or disagree with what snowden does he's sparked a debate among the
intelligence pros. >> talking about the executive branch a lot of names have been floated as potential republican presidential candidates for 2016. one not among that group is republican congressman peter king, but he is now out there saying that he is considering running if only to bring the focus to national security issues and to keep other republicans that are being floated from defining the party like senators ted cruz and rand paul. is he serious about running? >> two words, raise money is what he's trying to do here. mr. cuomo just showed you, you can use the interweb on live television and watch bee videos and learn about bees and you can see peter king this is not the first time he has done this. go back a couple of years you see a press release saying "friends are telling me i should consider running for president. because they're telling me i'm going to think about it. as i think about it, help me think about it. send me money if you think it's
a good idea." there's a test where we separate the real candidates and wannabe candidates. if he's serious we'll see him there soon. if not, he's taking on cash. >> boehner says it ties it to the market that the house bill has so maybe this will be okay, good news? >> good news. i told you yesterday from aspen that was a rare moment, be optimistic, and today more optimistic. what do we have here? the other day we talked about the deal to prevent the nuclear option in the senate. republicans talked to democrats and figured something out. what happened? republicans who wanted to change the policy saved the policy, democrats they talked to each other and worked it out. two examples in one week if people will set aside politics and go into a room and say what are our differences can we work oout, the senate makes progress. you can expect this one to actually make it to the president before it snows. >> before it snows, there is our measure of success at this
point. great to see you, john. have a great weekend. >> before it snows but people are signing their loans now because school stops in september. one of the reasons they'll pay attention to this is because of you. keep pumping up the volume, contact your lawmakers. let them know this matter and you'll remember what pz with the college loans otherwise change is risky when something's left to only washington's devices. 36 minutes past the hour. we're going to take a break and when we come back a feeling that the justice system failed. rf of interest's parents are speaking out about the verdict that set george zimmerman free. they are not mincing their words. >> they sure are not. talking about happy to see each other, a man and his dog back together after six months apart, it's our must see moment. i'm the next american success story. working for a company
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welcome back, everybody. the parents of trayvon martin are speaking out about the verdict in the george zimmerman case. trayvon's mother, sybrina fulton tells anderson cooper she sat through every day of zimmerman's trial because her son was not here to say anything for himself. she says the verdict came as a complete shock. take a look. >> you all had talked ahead of time about not being there on the day the verdict came down. why did you not want to be there on that day? >> we didn't want to be there because we were told by the court system that there were -- you couldn't do any outbursts. how could you be quiet? how could you not say anything? how could you not show any emotions? so i think by us not being there, it took the sting out of
people seeing us react to it, because it literally broke us down. >> when you heard the verdict on television you broke down? >> yes, yes. >> did it come as a total shock? >> it came as a complete shock for me and the reason i say that is because i just look at people as people and i tlaut for sure that the jury looked at trayvon as an average teenager that was minding his own business, that wasn't committing any crime, that was coming home from the store and were feet away from where he was actually going. >> does it surprise you how much the jury seemed to agree with the defense's version of events? >> my answer to that would be what if it was their child that was murdered, that was shot in the heart? would they feel as though it was
their child's blame, to blame for their death? i think that was a very insensitive statement coming from her, from the beginning of the trial, she had her mind made up. >> you believe she had her mind made up from the beginning of the trial? >> no doubt. no doubt. >> as you know, the juror b-37 and assuming the other jurors as well didn't discuss race in the jury room. she clearly does not believe that race played any role in the profiling of trayvon martin at any level in this case. what do you think of that? >> i think that's a joke. because he clearly said in the 911 calls that it was a black teenager, an african-american teenager, so that was the profile. trayvon had every right to be in that community. i don't understand why she wouldn't see that, but then again, there's the disconnect.
there's definitely a disconnect. >> do you think if george zimmerman had been black, he would have allowed to go free that night after shooting somebody? >> absolutely not. that's ridiculous. if the roles were reversed and trayvon martin shot an unarmed george zimmerman, he would have been arrested right there on the spot hour one, minute one, second one, if he wasn't shot, because when a black man has a gun it's a different ball game. >> what change do you hope to affect? >> the change is with the laws. we want to make sure that any teenager that's walking down the street can feel safe, that they won't be killed and that they will make it home safely. another thing we hope to accomplish through the foundation is to connect families that are victims of senseless gun violence.
god wanted us to be the spokesperson so hopefully we can find some positive, some bright side out of all of this. >> let's go around the world for the news happening across the globe starting in egypt. reza sayah is in cairo where supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi are rallying. >> reporter: in egypt another day of duelling demonstrations in a conflict that keeps going on and on. supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi plan to hit the streets and protest their calling, breaking the coup, those who helped push the president out are coming out to flex their muscle, too. as always many concerned about the possibility of violence. last night egypt's interim president calling for calm and inviting all political factions to take part in this government. the muslim brotherhood say how can we believe your invitation
when many of our leaders are in custody. kate? >> reza thanks so much. to beijing with another near fatal case of an elect cuting iphone. david mckenzie has more. >> reporter: a 30-year-old man here in beijing has been electrocuted and put in a coma by his charging i-sfints media. this comes in the back of another incident, a young flight attendant was killed by a similar incident. it could be dodging third party charges to blame. apple says it's investigating the woman's killing in western china but it might mean these non-apple products are dangerous to consumers. kate back to you. >> thank you so much for that. coming up, he said he was her father and the dna test and aftermath that's still to come. plus a sweet moment for this
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servicemen reuniting with their families. listen to lieutenant garry guardian and his dog bugboo. you can hear how much bugaboo missed him. he's so glad to have him back. it's almost like he's talking. i missed you so much. i love you. isn't that powerful? >> that's a big dog, that's a lab. >> he'll knock you over. >> it's like he hugs him on the chair. >> the bond, the bond between dog and human. >> you know what? that makes a good friday. beautiful dog and owner reunited. >> we always say the whole family serves when somebody goes off to war, even the pets. >> welcome home. that was awesome. coming up on "new day" a major city pleads for help, why detroit is asking the court to
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station for the heat wave look what they're doing. >> leave that up. feels cool are already. >> i like that. tiger woods we're going to talk about him, he's in the hunt at the british open. it's day two, started thursday, now friday. we bring in andy scholes with the bleacher report. we like what we're seeing from tiger woods? >> good morning, looking to win his first major in more than five years at this open championship and he's near the top of the leaderboard. tiger half way through his second round this morning, so far so good. he's birdied and bogeyed but most importantly he had not played himself out of contention. thomas bjorn hitting out of the rough on the 1st hole wait for it, pow, his shot goes right
into the camera. pretty expensive shot as it shattered the lens of an $80,000 camera. the number one story in the line-up is about the buzz being back in charlotte. the nba board of governors approved the charlotte bob caca request to officially change their name back to the hornets. they will don the teal and purple as they change back to the hornets. the new orleans franchise changed their name to the pelicans giving the hornets franchise back. >> the charlotte hornets moved to new orleans, became the new orleans hornets and they changed their name to the pelicans so the team in charlotte now, the bobcats is going to change their name to the hornets because that's what it used to be.
accurate but confusing. andy scholes thank you. have a great weekend. it's time for the rock block. round of stories you'll be talking about today. >> it pays to quit smoking a federal reserve study finds people who quit smoking earn higher wages than their co-workers who never spoekd. how texting has transferred a new world of dating. text is less intame dating a call and asking someone out. kansas city chief fans will try to set the loudest football match. look at your jacques and you'll see the evidence of a run.
disappointing tech earnings today could ding the rally at the end of this week. remember house flipping is back. realty track mid yoor flipping report says flipping activity is up 74% from the first half of 2011. the averagement profit is up 46% from a year ago. general electric a great barometer for local demand released its earnings report. profits expected and profit margin less than expected. >> it's going o be hotter today than it was yesterday. we're talking about heat indices from 105 toe 10 are 110. we're talking aboutor cities from advisories to ex-supreme heat warnings so even more dangerous. relief comes in way a cold front an it also moons severe weather will be here shortly.
>> we're just about at the top of the hour. time for the top news. stunning pictures ef the boston bombing suspect the moment he surrendered, why a police photographer is in hot watt are. the blutal week long heat wave in its final days. what is coming behind it may not be much relief. and a mob center supposed to testify against whitey bulger winds up dead. >> announcer: what you need to know. >> the citizens deserve better services. >> announcer: what you have to see. this is "new day" with chris
cuomo, kate bolduan, an michaela pereira. >> good morning. welcome back to "new day." it is friday, tgif, i wish i could say it more than wungs a week. it is 7:00 in the east in the middle of commercial free news. >> i'm kate bolduan joined by michaela pereira. more thana anger and protests ad hearing from trayvon martin's parents saying the justice system didn't work for them. also the question edward snowden's leaks, are they changing the way terrorists operate already? startling accusations from the nsa be director. he says it's making it harder to protect the country. in the uk still no royal
baby. the parents of newborns are waiting to hear what the royal baby is called before they name their own kids. respect that. first brand new photos of the boston bombing suspect from the night he was captured. the images of a battered and bloodied dzhokhar tsarnaev released because of the controversial "rolling stone" column. jason carroll has more. >> one of the victimsily spoke to said the whole thing has been hurtful. the officer who released the photos and responsible for the peb to peck tours didn't want "rolling stone" to have the last say so he decided to release the police photos himself.
these new photos showing a much different picture of dzhokhar tsarnaev a bloody face, his hands up, the lasers of a sniper's rifle trained on his forehead a vastly different picture from the one depicted in the controversial "rolling stone" cover. massachusetts state police sergeant sean murphy says he was so angry with "rolling stone's" cover he released these new photographs to "boston" magazine. the police tactical photographer told "boston magazine" he said "what rolling stone did was wrong. the guy is evil. this is the real boston bomber, not someone fluffed and buffed for the cover of rolling stone." >> i think that's the real face of terror. i agree with him 100%. >> reporter: "boston magazine" told cnn murphy thought the cover sent the wrong message. >> i think he was genuinely worried about the impact on the families of the victims and i think he was also worried that certain impressionable people might be lured to replicate that by the glamorous looking photo
on the "rolling stone" cover. >> reporter: tsarnaev's first public appearance since his arrest was in court last week. he pleaded not guilty to 30 federal charges including four killings while images like these are already having an impact, some say the focus is all wrong. >> i think they should focus the attention on the brave people and the people who lost their lives, not the monster who caused it all. >> a police spokesman said in a statement the release of the photos was not authorized by the massachusetts state police. murphy was suspended for a day and faces a hearing next week to determine his status. more photos will be coming out in the future. boston magazine" says they have hundreds of photos they'll start publishing in the september issue. >> i'm sure people will want to read and see the photos and see what happens in the investigation. >> got to follow protocol but well intentioned. many are concerned about gl
glamourizing people who do terrible things. big story is the heat, we're looking at another day of stifling temperatures and humidity across the northeast and midwest. the heat wave six days going. heat index numbers of 105 degrees expected in new york, washington and detroit but it appears it will all end. the end doesn't necessarily mean good news for all. relief could come in the form of thunderstorms and worse. let's head outside in new york where meteorologist indra pet petersons is out there. it is a tough job for you but make this point to everybody else how just because the heat stops doesn't mean good things follow. >> i hear a lot of people saying i didn't think it was that bad. that's hard to believe. i can handle about a minute. you stand out here for a long during of time and you're talking about oppressive heat. unfortunately today the threat
is higher as we go from advisories to warnings. i'm not sure people can handle it at this point. today marks the sixth day of a dangerous heat wave across the country. >> miserable. feels like i live inside a dog's mouth. >> reporter: it's one of the most widespread waves this season, 47 out of 50 states have seen temperatures topping 90 degrees. >> unbearable. >> reporter: three people have died in the sweltering heat. states have had temps of what feels like triple digits. >> tired, exhausted. >> reporter: in massachusetts the relentless heat could force a nuclear power station to shut down. they're worried the water will get too warm to cool the systems. the temperatures around jfk airport have hit 100 degrees, a new record. three new york city firefighters have been treating for heat exhaustion. >> we don't work less. we don't work slower. >> reporter: in pennsylvania, the heat has forced amtrak to slap speed restrictions on trains. officials worry the heat could actually expand the train
tracks. >> coconut water, you know, the towel, just trying to beat the heat. >> reporter: out west, 157 airline passengers roasted under the arizona sun. mechanical delay left them stranded for two hours on the tarmac. >> it was probably around 100 degrees, it was like being in a hot car. >> reporter: the heat wave forced many to find a new and creative way to cool off. >> brr! >> reporter: like this new ice bar in new york city that boasts bone chilling temperatures of 23 degrees. >> it is perfect in this room when it's 103 outside. >> cheers. >> reporter: we're talking about this advisory being turned into a warning. you think about heat being the biggest dapger of all weather events combined. we hear people underestimate the danger of the heat. today we're talking about 105 to 110 in major cities, warmer than yesterday. we're talking about major stids, new york, philadelphia, boston,
d.c., feeling like 105 to 110. detroit, cincinnati included. the cold front expected to move through so temperatures will drop down. it's still going to be hot. we're going to be adding the threat of severe weather. first comes the rain with 85-degree temperatures. at least that danger as far as the heat will come down we have another dapger the threat for severe thunderstorms as the cold front presses in, iowa to michigan and eventually see the storms spread to the northeast by saturday. i'm always the bearer of good news, aren't i? >> the heat matters and until it cools off, if you have elderly neighbors, kids around you, make sure you check in and see if everybody's okay. let's go straight to california where a massive wildfire is raging out of control in the mountains near home springs threatening the town of idyllwild.
what is the latest, miguel? >> reporter: today is make or break day out here. the brunt of the fire is right at the peak of the mountain that if it gets over that, it comes into this town, they are helicoptering crews, hand crews out, into the yafrz so they can lay down and lines and hoping to protect thousands of homes. this fire is nowhere under control. it is fed by tinder dry pine trees. it is fed by tinder dry and thick pine trees and brush. it is burning so hot, the trees so dry they literally explode into flames. firefighters mounting an all-out air assault, helicopters dumping retardant, planes, too, even the heaviest weapon in the arsenal, a dc-10 capable of dropping 12,000 gallo of retardant in one go. on the grouped the fight also in full swing.
woody bouska has fought fires for 33 years. are you feeling confident about this one at the moment? >> in our section, yes. i don't know what's going on the other side, there's a lot of smoke coming up. could be doing horrible things over there, i don't know. >> reporter: changing afternoon conditions along with the widespread fire complicating the job. this is the time in the afternoon firefighters worry about most, the wind is picking up and this is what they are fighting the fire in, that used to be a pine tree surrounded by years and years of growth of chaparelle, this stuff completely dry. plorn 4,000 threatened by the blaze and evac indications for some 6,000 residents. bonnie and colonel mclyman were in texas when they heard about the fire. you hustled back here to do what? >> get important thing that you can remember, family things. >> family things, pictures, whatever we can. >> reporter: a quick escape but
leaving so much behind. now there are more than 3,300 personnel on this fire that's grown overnight and the weather conditions will change a little bit, monsoons moving in which means more moisture but also means more erratic winds making it tough for firefighters on the ground. >> winds are terrible for firefighters. stay safe. breaking news overnight, florida's governor rick scott is meeting with protesters. the parents of trayvon martin are breaking their silence with anderson cooper calling george zimmerman's not guilty verdict a complete shock. john zarrella is covering all of this from miami this morning. hi, john, good morning. >> hey, chris, you know the governor's remarks to that group not coming as a surprise.
they certainly did not get from the governor what they expected to hear that came as trayvon martin's parents opened up about the trial and their son. protesters waiting for three days at florida governor rick scott's office finally got what they came for, a meeting late thursday the governor spoke with them and releasing a statement after the meeting that says in part, "tonight the protesters again asked that i call a special session of the legislature to repeal florida's stand your ground law. i told them that i agree with the task force on citizen safety and protection, which concurred with the law." protesters vowing to continue their sit-in now 37 dream director's phillip agnuw tells cnn that the sit-in at the florida governor's office will continue because their demands have not been met. >> we'll take this opportunity to call on all of you around florida to join us here at the
capitol as we continue to press for special session. >> reporter: earlier thursday night martin's parents spoke with cnn's anderson cooper. they talked about how they felt the jury would view their son. >> i just look at people as people and i thought for sure that the jury looked at trayvon as an average teenager that was minding his own business, that wasn't committing any crime. that was coming home from the store and were feet away from where he was actually going, and i just believe that they realized that. >> reporter: a second juror has also come forward. she was known as juror e-54 an alternate in the zimmerman trial, released before the deliberations began. he offered his view on whether george zimmerman should have followed trayvon martin on that rainy night.
not the opinion of juror b-37 when she spoke exclusively with cnn's anderson cooper. >> i think he's guilty of not using good judgment. when he was in the car, he had called 911, he shouldn't have gotten out of that car. >> reporter: now the justice for trayvon martin rallies and vigils that are going to take shape tomorrow across the country. organizers are saying they will be in about 100 cities from new york to chicago to los angeles, san francisco, and these rallies in part are to try and pressure the justice department to look into whether george zimmerman violated trayvon martin's civil rights and kate, sybrina fulton, trayn's mother, going to be in new york for the rally and vigil there and his father, tracy martin, will be right here in miami at the rally. >> we'll be watching the rallies here. let's go to detroit where long time 2378 woes have hit a new low.
the motor city has filed bankruptcy as it faces down an estimated $18 billion in debt. residents are wondering what does this mean and will it hurt them even more? poppy harlow has been following the detroit story for a long time and this is the latest for that story in a tough city. >> reporter: it certainly is. good morning to you, kate. this is the motor city once one of the most populist top cities in america, now the biggest bankruptcy in u.s. history for an american city. the fate of the city of the people of detroit lays in the hands of a federal bankruptcy judge. the big question is will this help the people of detroit in the end? detroit's downfall has been decades in the making. >> this is not any recent development. this has been going on far too long and isn't it time to say enough is enough? >> reporter: a dwindling population, the decline of the automakers and political corruption are just some of
detroit's woes. now as it files for bankruptcy, detroit's workers are bracing for what could happen to their pensions and health care. >> will this affect pensions? >> based on what we know, anything's possible. >> we paid a percentage of our wages every year into that, so it's not something that's being given to us. it's our money. >> reporter: more than $18 billion in debt, michigan's governor called bankruptcy the only choice. >> detroit is broke from a financial point of view and more importantly the citizens deserve better services. >> reporter: those services have taken a significant hit. >> you call the police now, you wonder if they're coming. >> reporter: detroit's emergency manager who took control of the city in march insists bankruptcy will not change the day-to-day here. >> services will remain open. paychecks will be made, bills will be paid, nothing changes from the standpoint of the ordinary citizen's perspective. >> reporter: detroit's mayor
didn't have a say in the decision but urged understanding. >> as tough as this is, i really didn't want to go in this direction but now that we are here, we have to make the best of it. >> reporter: many people will say this wasn't a question of if they would file for bankruptcy but when. i talked to a woman in the diner, lived here her whole life she said i did not think it would come to this, a retired police officer said this is a mess. we will fight and fight hard for what we deserve and what we are owed. it will be a long drawn-out battle in detroit. >> poppy i'll take it. they have to find a way in detroit. the director of the nsa general keith alexander says he knows edward snowden's leaks are already changing the way
terrorists operate making them harder to catch and our country less safe as a result. take a listen. >> what we had was the person given the responsibility and trust to do this job and take that responsibility and trust and took this data. we have concrete proof terrorist groups and others are taking action making changes and it's going to make our job tougher. >> concrete proof. joining me is general michael hayden, former director of the cia and nsa and principal at the chertoff group. thank you for joining us this morning. you agree with general alexander and you say there is proof this is going on. how do we know? >> certainly i believe general alexander he was emphatic and clear using concrete, leaving no ambiguity. it's not just keith alexander
making this comment. yesterday matt olsen same the same thing and chairman in the house intelligence committee reported we were already something terrorists targets change of their communications patterns. they're now trying to get to where we want. >> the reception is whatever law edward snowed. made he started a debate the country need to have. you're saying the debate came at a high. >> a tremendously high prize and american firms doing nothing but are obeying the law will be punished internationally for their participation and it's' unfair enwhat other intelligence service around the world is going to be confident that in the united states we can act tis
cretely. this will have ap. effect for a long time. >> with all of the thflgs sneaden released that it do more damage how is the nsa preparing for that? >> they've taken one of their best officers a map i know specially offline and he's headed up the damage assessment. the first thing they have too find out is what with him. general cal sander said they do to which documents he visited and downloaded. i'm shaur they have a full imven tire of what he has in this possession. >> there a way to ensure there is never a breach. >> the way you asked the question, ensure there is never a breach the answer to that
unfortunate is no but certainly a breach of this magnitude is something that's going to happen, all of the folks at the nsa and throughout the intelligence committee reviewing their tactics, prek neeks and procedure in hopes of minute z minimizing. >> that's very important you have to find the balance between keeping the country safe and doing it in a way where you can have free exchange of information and not be spying on your point. >> exactly the point, chris. >> thank you for the perspective. lot of other news to get to. let's head over to michaela for the latest. >> thanks so much, good morning everyone. new video of a deadly building collapse the four story building that went down in ifily fill also month jilling 6, injuring 14. one of the injured a 61-year-old
woman was trapped in the runnel for 12 hours. she had both legs amputated and is still fighting for her life. ap. excavator is facing imvolume taefr manslaughter charges. secretary of state kerry will meet with abbas before meeting with him. two vacancies in president obama's filled, gina mccarthy becomes the new administrator of the environmental protection agency, the vote 50-450 and t40. birthday celebrations across south africa as former president knellson mandela marked his 95th birthday. in his hospital he's recovering from a lung perfection.
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in boston a man who was at one point supposed to testify against the infamous mob boss james "whitey" bulger has turned up dead and everyone wants to know if that man was murdered. susan candiotti is live in boston. quite a twist, susan. >> reporter: hi, good morning to you. we're hearing all kinds of things about organized crime, gruesome mob hits, all types of compelling testimony during the trial of whitey bulger.
now what happened outside the courtroom has everyone buzzing. day after learning he was dropped from the prosecution witness list steven rakes is found dead. jogger finding him 30 miles from home. 59-year-old rakes was a regular at bulger's trial for years he contended bulger and his gang sold his south boston liquor store and said it last week. >> my liquor store was never for sale. >> reporter: from the '70s to the '90s bulger ruled south boston. 32-count against him including 19 murders, one was steven
davis'ist isser. he last saw rakes tuesday after rakes was dropped from the government witness list. >> seems reflecting back to the late '70s action early '80s, people getting killed, someone going to testify and they find up getting killed or disappear. >> reporter: investigators say there are no signs of obvious's drama in rakes' death. is there any any this could be suicide? >> 110% no. >> reporter: so with no obvious signs of trauma investigators are waiting for the results of tax nolg kess to plain what happened to a bhan whose 30 year career of testify before quhity bulger.
>> susan thanks so much. >> come twist in that story. coming up the latest in the story of a congressman who said his swimsuit model who had theeding he was her ahead. where the royal baby is expected to be borp but could the duchess of cambridge split? ♪ [ male announcer ] some question physics. some question gravity. and some... even have the audacity to question improbability. with best-in-class towing and best-in-class torque
♪ ido it for you welcome back to "new day" today. >> let's see what's making news at this hour, former cia detained in canada. he abducted a person in milan sending him to egypt. extorted notorious affairs makingber senate headlines and barbara starr is following this. >> reporter: good morning michaela. few photos with lavin. he was one of 23 americans
convicted in an italian a years ago, innocent of his role in kiz npg a muslim cleric, abu amar'e taken off the streets ofry man sent to egypt and tortured in a secret pridson part of america's ken tigs program send people in the early years of the war on prism. robert said to be in the hands of the panamanians. will the cia try to keep him from being sent back to italy and possibility serving the eight-year prison term in italy that he is facing. >> barbara starr thank you. for the 130 million americans suffering under this intense heat relief is on the way. the sprowling heat dome that smuggled the northeast and midwest is on its way out, it placed a cooler front on the
edge which should take the edge off of the weather. hold on, that's what the department of justice is asking the police in sanford, flrks, to do with george zimmerman's gun andert evidence from the murder trial. the doj is investigating whether trayvon martin's fatal rights were violated. federal judge says the developers of airlines cannot sue the airlines for the accident. an australian biker saw a family dog salty get clipped by a car. steve hunter thought salty was dead, took a chance and gave the
dog mouth-to-snout resuscitation. hunter got him to a vet and he's got cuts and a broken pell this. his family calls him a hero. >> the guy is awesome those jack russells tiger tough. >> tiger tough. oh boy. it's amazing he did that. time to hang onto your hats the tennessee congressman steve cohen and his long lost daughter becoming stranger. cohen was tweeting a blontd model during the state of the union address. he declared the girl was his daughter, turns out on "new day" that is in the the case but that is not where the story end either. brianna keilar is live in wash wash with the latest. >> reporter: this is a strange story and we're told the
kochkman was surprised to find out the news. his spokesperson says that he took the word of this young woman's mother with whom he was involved around the time she was conceived. stunned and dismayed. that's how a spokesman for tennessee congressman steve cohen says he feels about learning this young woman is not his daughter. as "new day" reported exclusively on thursday. >> by boosting graduation rates -- >> reporter: after the president's state of the union address in february, washington was buzzing about what appeared to be its latest scandal, who was the attractive blond cohen was tweeting "ily" for i love you as the president addressed congress and the nation. he claimed to be a father to model victoria brink. >> i went back to when we were
involved. >> reporter: another bizarre twist as cnn was present for the results of a definitive maternity test. >> it shows steve cohen is not my father. >> reporter: congressman cohen believed victoria brink was his daughter because in 2010 victoria's mother told him so. in 2009 she told victoria the same. cohen steered clear of most politics. kaitlin hughey burns who tracked him down said you're very attractive but i'm not talking about. even that tweet a little bit colorful what the congressman said to that reporter and kayla hughey byrnes said he got in touch and apologized for that saying it's a difficult time. it's interesting because a spokesperson for the congressman saying he is stunned and
dismayed but still looking forward to being a part of victoria brinks' life. >> thanks so much. we asked the congressman to come on, he declined but he did tweet me as well and we'd love to have you come on to talk about the story though. the focus to me at least is victoria brink, this was tough on her life, she didn't have to be in the spotlight and it was a big twist for her, imagine her head and heart thinking about who her father is. >> neither of them thought they were doing anything bad. they all thought they were father and daughter and it's a difficult time as brianna said happening in a public way. that's why tweeting can be dangerous. >> i've never followed another story liking it that's happened. usually when these things are brought up they have an obvious end. >> very unexpected almost step of the way. >> keep surprising. now you know, until the next part now you know.
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♪ welcome back to "new day" everyone. the royal baby watch is now at a fever pitch in the uk. reporters from around the world are now camped outside a london hospital and rumors are running rampant. max foster is live in london with the latest. max at this point everyone thinks she's overdue. what else do we know?
>> reporter: i have to say kate another day, another due date. "the telegraph" reporting sopt sources are saying the due date is today. palace sources say it's earlier in the week, the palace not confirming or denying anything. so we sit and we wait. apologies for that, we have an audio problem and we'll bring you that later on. essentially reporters trying to entertain themselves with stunts. we had interesting things going on yesterday and really we're just sitting here, kate, trying to decide whether to stay here or go to the other hospital but the palace insists everything is going to stay here. she is going to go to this hospital so we're staying put for now, we want to bring you
the latest as it happens. >> so what are the chances that she would go to this other hospital? do you think reporters will be heading there as well? the palace continues to say she's coming to st. mary's hospital behind you. the baby has more to say about that than we do. >> reporter: there was this thing that happened yesterday they were painting the railings at the other hospital so there were some reporters gone down there, photographers have gone down there. it is an increasing possibility if you imagine kate is getting more overdue every day and she's still in barkshire. it appears she'll be here and they're not going to decamp easily. they want to make sure they can control things but if it's an emergency it might be the local hospital. >> there's quite a bit of coordination to make it as easy for everyone to get the pictures and information they want and let the duchess and duke of
cambridge get to where they need to be to have the baby. thanks, max. we'll be waiting and watching as always. >> there is no need for me to follow the story after the provocative special on last night at 10:00. i stayed up for that. darn you and your great television making skills. >> what can i do? coming up, leah remini's removal from scientology. did tom cruise have something to say? we'll tell you which actors are bringing in the biggest dollars. you can bet that guy right there, "iron man" robert downey jr. is gold at the box office. dad. how did you get here?
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welcome back to "new day" everyone. time for the pop four with nischelle turner. the las vegas edition. >> hi, guys. i was wondering if that was my theme song. a different city every night. that's what it feels like. it's friday, our friday edition of the pop four. let's get right to this. our number four story, "glee" taking a two-week break. producers will use this time to deal with the death of cory monteith.
question, when is a butter wrapper considered a protest? well, when paula deen is involved. fans of the butter loving chef are sending to protest them dropping paula deen. marc anthony rising above. performed "god bless america" but some people said he shouldn't be singing it because he is a foreigner. he was born in new york city. yesterday marc anthony spoke out saying he only wants to set the record straight that he's an american. goodness. that he even had to say it. i have a question for you guys. who do you think is the highest paid actor in hollywood? do you have a guess? i think you might know. do you have a guess? >> i actually don't. i have no idea. who is it? >> i was going to say, used to
be tom cruz. >> tom hanks, tank cruise. one of the toms. >> who is it? i hate to be wrong. >> i like that you guys play along with me. it is robert downey jr. >> rdj as kate knows him. >> exactly. he made an estimated $75 million last year. this according to forbes magazine. that's a lot of change. his movie "ironman 3" made over $1 billion. he gets a little bit of that. he is followed by channing tatum. $60 million. good year to be him and number three on the list, hugh jackman one of the nicest guys in hollywood made $50 million. with that nice personality, he got a nice paycheck, as well. i top the top five guys was interesting round out. mark wahlberg made $52 million and the rock made $46 million last year. that's a lot of money a lot of cash. >> a lot of money.
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a quick round up of the stories you're talking about today, first up, michaela. >> from "new york times" how quickly calories are burned. they believe some people could lead to oobesity. from "chicago tribune" wrigley field on the verge of a $500 million facelift. get a $300 million upgrade and in the "providence journal" father/daughter dances are now legal in rhode island. they rejected plans to veto the bill. time now for christine romans with your business news. >> the magic number is 888. over the past three weeks the dow is up an astonishing 888 points. record highs again yesterday, but stocks could be dinged by disappointing tech earnings this morning. half of americans owe stocks but everyone fills up their gas tank. cost you $5 more this weekend to fill up than a year ago.
gas prices have climbed for 11 days straight. the lowest prices in south carolina. mortgage rates are up more than one full percentage points from april. but higher rates really don't affect home prices. let's get to indra peterson for the weather. >> hard to believe. going from extreme heat advisories to extreme heat warning. that means temperature that we're feeling like 105 today. we're going up to 110. major cities. we're talking about boston, philadelphia, new york, down to maryland and even stretching west to detroit and cincinnati. we all want to know when we're going to see that relief. we'll see the relief eventually as we go towards the weekend. seeing showers and cooler air and stretching up to michigan as the cold front slides further east. >> all right, indra, thank you so much. now at the top of the hour which means it is time for the top news. caught on camera. the surrender and capture of the
boston bombing suspect, but now the cop who released the photos facing suspension. we'll tell you why. relief in sight. the epic heat wave breaking soon, but it's going out with a bang. imagine being stuck on the tarmac in 106 degree heat with barely any air conditioning. when will the cool down begin. inside scientology. new details on the tv star that left the religion. what happened at tom cruise and wedding that drove her from the church. your "new day" continues right now. what you need to know. >> they didn't see trayvon as their son. they didn't see trayvon as a human being minding his own business. what you have to see. >> that gives me extra motivation when i'm feeling the pain or not feeling well. i think about what thir going through. this is "new day" with chris
cuomo, kate bolduan and michaela pereira. >> good morning, welcome back to "new day." it is friday, yay. i'm kate boldua a n. >> i'm chris cuomo here with michaela pereira. >> we love friday. >> tgif. to all of you coming up this hour, the heat wave may finally be about to break. the bad news is it may break in the form of dangerous storms. we'll tell you what you need to know for your weekend. also have a lot going on in politics. battles over stand your ground laws as well as republicans not letting up on trying to repeal obama care. two of the biggest names in politics here to talk about it all. the new hosts of "crossfire." will break it down. >> you just said "crossfire." sit com star certainly making some news here, walking away from the church of
scientology. her sisters gives details on why her leah remini decided to walk away from the church. quite a contrast from that "rolling stone" cover which critics say glamourize him. jason carroll is here to explain who put those pictures out and why. >> the man who released them was a police photographer. he felt conflicted what to do with the pictures and decided the "rolling stone" picture was so hurtful that releasing the photos was the way to show the real tsarnaev. these photos showing a much different picture of dzhokhar tsarnaev. a bloody face, his hands up, a sniper rifle on his forehead and a vastly different image from the one depicted from the "rolling stone" cover. sean murphy was so angry with
"rolling stone" cover he released these new photographs to boston magazine. what "rolling stone" did was wrong. the guy is evil. this is the real boston bomber, not someone bluffed and buffed for the cover of "rolling stone." >> i think that's the real face of terror. i agree with him 100%. >> reporter: boston magazine said murphy thought the cover sent the wrong message. >> i think he was genuinely worried about the impact on the families of the victims and worried that certain impressionable people might be lured to replicate that by the kind of glamorous-looking photo on the "rolling stone" cover. his first public appearance was in court last week. he pleaded not guilty to 30 federal charges, including four killings while images like these are already having an impact, some say the focus is all wrong. >> i think they should focus all the attention on the brave people and the people who lost their lives, not the monster who
caused it all. >> well, "rolling stone" stands by its decision saying it falls under the cover of covering journalism. as for sergeant murphy was suspended for a day pending an internal investigation and faces a hearing next week to determine his final status. >> all right, jason, thanks so much for following up for us. have a good weekend. >> you, too. let's talk about some wild weather. a brutal heat wave roasting 130 million people across the northeast and midwest. new york, washington, detroit will get hit hard today, but, finally, some relief in sight. indra petersons is tracking it all for us outside in the steamy weather. what is the relief? when is it coming, indra? >> it is hotter today than it was yesterday. that means the danger is climbing. we're going to see advisories turn into extreme heat warnings which translates to 105 feel-like temperatures to 110 and i'm not sure people can
handle any more of this heat. today marks the sixth day of a dangerous heat wave across the country. >> miserable. feels like i live inside a dog's mouth. >> one of the most widespread waves this season. 47 out of 50 states have seen temperatures top 90 degrees. >> unbearable. >> reporter: three people have died in the sweltering heat. states with high humidity had temps reach what feel like triple digits go. >> getting tired. >> reporter: they are worried that the water will get too warm to cool the safety systems. the temperatures around jfk hit 100 degrees. a new record. three new york city firefighters have been treated for heat exhaustion. >> we don't work less, we don't work slower. >> reporter: in pennsylvania, it forced heat restrictions on trains. they are worried that heat could expand the train tracks. >> coconut water, just trying to
beat the heat. >> reporter: out west 157 airline passengers roasted under the arizona sun. a mechanical delay left them stranded for two hours on the tarmac. >> it was probably around 100 degrees. it was like being in a hot car. >> reporter: the heat wave has forced many to find a new and creative way to cool off. like this new ice bar in new york city that boasts bone chilling temperatures of 23 degrees. >> this is perfect in this room. when it is 103 outside. >> let me tell you, i need to find this ice bar. so much hotter today. i know that's hard to imagine each day gets consecutively hotter. when will we see the relief? advisories are now extreme heat warnings. boston, new york, d.c., and even chicago under an advisory but seeing temperatures as high as 108 degrees. there will be relief, we're looking at a cold front sliding
through. it is hotter where it exists. first showers today anywhere from eastern iowa all the way through michigan following that cold front severe weather coming up with it and then we start to see that into the northeast. let me tell you, i found out the worst job, i can tell you in the heat today. they just started cleaning sewers behind us and, let me tell you, not easy to stand here and talk while we're smelling this. i give it to them. >> we appreciate you sucking it up for us there, indra. it's hot and now you have that going on. i have to say, the line of the day in terms of describing this temperature is that woman in the piece who said, i feel like i'm living inside a dog's mouth. >> very graphic description. >> i think that captures the discomfort. me, too, is good but not as good as when the lady says it. but here's the problem, you have discomfort and then you have danger. that's why we want to take you out west because scorching temperatures in california are fueling an out of control wildfire. nearly 6,000 people have evacuated as the fire continues to burn through thousands of
ache aers. miguel marquez is out there this morning in idyllwild, california, watching the latest situation. good morning, miguel. >> good morning. i have covered a lot of fires and there is a column of smoke and that is where the fire is going to be. right at the peak of this mountain. taking the extraordinary step of moving crews up there, hand crews by helicopter into very rough terrain to hope to protect thousands of homes. torching more than 35 square miles, this massive wildfire is no where near under control. it is fed by tinder dry and thick pine trees and brush. it is burning so hot, the trees so dry, they literally explode into flames. firefighters mounting an all-out air assault. helicopters dumping retardant and planes, too. even the heaviest weapon in the arsenal. a dc-10 capable of dropping 10,000 gallons of retardant.
on the ground, the fight also in full swing. woody has fought fires for 33 years. are you feeling confident about this one at the moment? >> in our section, yes. like i said, i don't know what's going on on the other side. a lot of smoke coming out. >> reporter: changing afternoon wind conditions along with this widespread fire, complicating the job. >> this is the time in the afternoon that firefighters worry about most. the wind is picking up and this is what they are fighting the fire in. that used to be a pine tree and it is surrounded by years and years of growth of shap rel. this stuff. more than 4,000 homes threatened by the blaze for 6,000 residents. this couple was in texas when they heard about the fire. you hustled back here to do what? >> get important things that you can remembe, you know, family things.
>> family things. pictures. whatever we can. >> reporter: a quick escape, but leaving so much behind. now, today is going to be make or break for this fire. there are more than 3,300 personnel on this fire now. and the weather conditions are going to be changing. monsoonal winds coming in here, which will mean more humidity coming in, but also very erratic winds, which will make it very, very tough to get on top of that fire. kate, back to you. >> miguel marquez, thank you so much. a lot to talk about this morning from the world of politics and we are all eagerly awaiting the return of crossfire on cnn this fall, but, until then, we are fortunate right now to have two of the new co-hosts to discuss the many political stories of the day, stephanie cutter, a democratic strategist who worked in president obama's campaign and newt gingrich the former speaker of the house and republican presidential candidate. good morning to both of you. good to see you. >> good morning. >> before we talk about the show, we must talk about some
politics. mr. speaker, the zimmerman trial has really capital aivated this country, but attracted attend to the stand your ground law in florida. the attorney general has really stepped into this saying at one point that he's suggesting that these laws contribute more to vilance than they prevent it. do you think these laws need to be reexamined? >> it's always legitimate to raise questions but my sense is in virtually every state but florida, vast majority believe you have a right to stand your ground and protect yourself and very little evidence right now that the average citizen in any of those states will favor repealing those laws. i don't believe people believe it is a primary factor and it was not raised in the trial and the prosecution did not raise it nor did the defense. the question there was a very different question and i think that most people are not going to favor repealing the laws. >> stephanie, why are we seeing
sit-ins outsidef fulorida governor's office? >> as you said, the nation has been captivated by this trial. imperical evidence of the states that has passed stand your ground laws that actually violent crime went up, murders went up. and the crime rate actually didn't go down for burglaries and other crimes. so, there's imp imperical evide. but to your question, i think the american people want to have a conversation about these stand your ground laws and about what happened in this case and what happened between zimmerman and trayvon martin that night. and what, you know, elements of race and other things were involved. >> you know, the fact is that the majority of americans, in fact, believe that the jury system works. the majority of americans are inclined to give the benefit of the doubt to the six women who served in the jury.
there's a very intense group of people who do feel, as stephanie said, something has to be changed there. they are sitting in. but i think when you go out and talk to average florfloridians,s very ironic. houston has a concealed carry permit system and they have over 75 gun stores and over 1,200 places that sell guns, including walmarts. chicago has very, very strict rules. the murder rate in chicago is twice as high as it is in houston. approximately the same size metropolitan areas. you can get into critical evidence on both sides of this debate. my prediction is none of these laws will be repealed and, if anything, they may continue to spread across the country as other states look at it. >> i want to ask you both about an issue that you clearly stand on two different sides on. the president is out touting the early successes that the health care law brought to the country. i think this will be the question that newt has for you, if there are so many successes,
why does he have to keep talking about it? >> well, i think that, i hear you laughing. >> that was unfair. >> i'm happy to answer it. he has to talk about it for several reasons. number one, when the nation passes laws like this. we are puttal fundamental change into the marketplace. we have seen that with every major law that is passed. medicare part d and the prescription drug benefit and extremely unpopular until the law was fully implemented and that was one of the most proper previsions of medicare. it is going to take time. i think the president's always said that. the second reason it is important for him to be out there talking is because we're about to enter into an important period. the enrollment period for people living without insurance, they're now going to have access to insurance through these private sector health care exchanges and states where pre-existing conditions no longer discriminate against.
they'll have access to affordable health care for middle income and working class people, they'll have access to subsidies to help pay for it. important for people to know that these benefits are coming so they can take advantage of it. i think that's what the president was doing yesterday. talking about all that has been accomplished through the implementation of this law. there is 8.5 million people getting rebates in the mail this month because insurance companies spent too much on administrative costs and not enough on their health care. that type of transparency and driving rates down. we saw reports this week in new york city in new york. >> let me give it to you this way, newt. so, congress is stilldivided. house republicans are trying to repeal or reace health care more than 30 times. is that not the definition of a waste of time? >> yes. >> look, no more than the president going out and making speeches. house republicans have made a key point. the two votes this week were bipartisan.
35 democrats joined house republicans to postpone the business mandate for a year. 22 democrats joined house republicans to postpone the individual mandate for a year. week by week, you know, three major unions have now written letters saying this bill which they supported is destroying the union health insurance system and is destroying middle class health care. every time you turn around, you read news stories about people being hired for only part-time work because they're being excluded for being considered for health insurance by their businesses. it is this continuous drum beat that is the reason the president has to go back out on the road. insurance everywhere, indiana just came out yesterday and said insurance is going to go up dramatically under obama care. >> this is definitely one of the key topics when "crossfire" finally makes it back to the big screen. thank you, guys, wonderful to see you. have a wonderful weekend. "crossfire" starting this fall
right here on cnn. chris? a lot of news happening right now. let's get right to michaela. >> let's do it. detroit has filed for bankruptcy protection becoming the largest city in u.s. history to go belly up as it faces an estimated debt of $18 billion. the biggest chunk of that is the cost of benefits for retired city workers, they'll likely see smaller pension checks. florida teenager charged with trying to -- he flew to jordan tried to get recruited by al qaeda and also said to have trained with guns and made bizarre videos to recruit other wanna be terrorists. the other charges face a maximum penalty of 15 years each. police say christopher wade briggs had a bullet in the chamber of a gun when he was picked up tuesday. a search of his backpack turned up 171 rounds and two more ammo
clips he was also said to be carrying two hunting knives. the new jersey supreme court says police need to get a search warrant before obtaining tracking information from cell phone providers. the use of such data has become routine among law enforcement agencies nationwide. several states and congress are now considering making search warrants required before investigators can gain access to that information. and, you know, barbie better watch her back. the dolls of monster high are breathing down her neck. barbie still the best selling doll in the world but the monster high dolls inspired by horror movies are right behind her in second place. the gohoulish doll line is one f the fastest growing brands in the toy industry. >> it's pain, pain in my wallet. >> you have two girls at home. >> here it comes. one day they're watching the
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story. >> that's right, "king of queens" star leah remini announced earlier this month that she's leaving the church after 30 years of membership. since parting ways, remini has been laying low, but the actress' sister, nicole, is speaking out defending her sister's decision in an exclusive interview with my talk radio. leah remini has never been once to mince words. but she's been uncharacteristically quiet ever since leaving the church of scientology. now her sister, nicole, who also left the church is speaking out about the headline making split and how she says the church is fighting back. >> we have been involved in scientology for 30, 35 years of our life. so you could imagine the circle of friends that my mother has, my sister has. they literally have pulled in these people and told them they had to choose between
relationships with my sister and my mother or the church. i'm going to tell you, these people chose the church. >> reporter: in an interview in minneapolis, st. paul, nicole says her sister's problems with scientology all started at tom cruise and katie holmes wedding when she asked the head of the church about the whereabouts of his wife, shellie. >> that is part of the reason that leah started questioning things. so, where is his wife? >> reporter: according to nicole, that question led to others and ultimately to leah leaving scientology. >> you're teaching your parishioners about morales and then you have the audacity to say you have to betray your own integrity or you're out, too. >> reporter: leah remini said i wish to share my sincere and heartfelt appreciation for the overwhelming, positive response i have received.
the church respects the privacy of parishioners. we do not believe in individual's private spiritual matter should be exploited for personal gain. and, also in the statement to cnn the church of scientology says she's fine and actively involved in the church. she continues her work in a church, as she always has. chris? >> thanks, pamela, appreciate it very much. joining me right now from boston is someon who knows the struggles of leaving the church of scientology first hand, nancy former president of celebrity center international at the church of scientology and author of "my billion-year contract." memoir of a former si eer
scientologist. what is your take on why leah remini left the church and what will happen now? >> what has been expressed by both her sister and by friends close to her is her leaving the church didn't stress on to the spiritual matters, but more on the organizational structure and their policy of disconnection. which even though scientology still denies it, it does happen. unlike lisa marie, leah made sure her scientology family was on board with her before she made that move and that is very important. because while she's losing friends left and right, she has her family. she has her mother and lisa marie, well, priscilla hasn't left. she's in a very tough position. >> i want to talk about why it is typical, but just to be clear on this, the why she left -- do you have any particular insight into whether or not leah remini's questions about the church were substantiated, do
you know anything about this? >> i do know shellie has not been seen since 2006, right before tom cruise's wedding. and leah herself signed a contract and she was involved in that inside, inside organization for over a year. and within that, they have a rehabilitation force which herself and her sister were threatened. that is where people are kept 24/7 being watched and monitored. nowadays some people have been left there for 8 years, 10 years. shellie is only nine years. maybe we won't hear from her for a while. >> to the uninitiated. a lot of this is very bizarre, one thing that fuels the intrigue about scientology. disconnect, the rehabilitation and these are all very foreign concept but end up connecting with one question.
how does the church maintain the level of power over people and their personal relationships? >> this is a very high-control group. and i say that in regards to members report on other members. in fact, this recent thing with david miscavage came about when leah confided in a very, very close personal friend her concerns. but her close, personal friend was also a scientologist and she needed to report this, and she did. she report wrote a report on her private conversation with leah expressing her personal doubts. >> they had their falling out and leah decides to leave the church. doesn't it just end there? what is the concern going forward? >> the concern going forward is nicole was in an interview with tony ortega yesterday and got a text from a very, very old
friend who had been extremely active in scientology and she was ordered to come in where her daughter works. the threat being that if this woman did not disconnect from leah and nicole, she might not be speaking to her daughter any more. disconnection is very common practice. >> and it's an enforceable power. if they say they're going to disconnect from you, it happens. >> yes, it happens. one woman, in fact, her son was disconnected from her because he remained in the church and he died and they did not allow his mother to view his body. that's how powerful it goes. >> well, it's certainly bizarre to hear when you don't understand the workings of it. ms. many, thank you for giving us this insight. i appreciate it very much. >> thank you, chris. >> all right, kate, over to you. coming up next on "new day" trayvon martin's parents say they're deeply troubled george zimmerman could get his gun
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graphic pictures of alleged boston bomberer dzhothar tsarnaev. the end is in sight for the sixth day heat wave blistering the northeast and midwest. severe thunderstorms tonight will help drop those hot temperatures. now burned through 35 square miles forcing 6,000 people to evacuate their home. they're using water dropping aircraft in hopes of containing the blames. new video of a philadelphia building coming down. six people died, 14 others injured. and at number five, a royal cliffhanger. we are on stork watch as debate swirls over the duchess of cambridge due date, where she'll give birth and the baby's name. we're always updating the five things to know. be sure to go to cnn.com/newday for the very latest. chris? trayvon martin's parents are speaking out about the zorngeor
zimmerman's verdict. here's what they had to say to anderson cooper. >> you all had talked ahead of time of not being there on the day the verdict came down. why did you not want to be there on that day? >> we didn't want to be there because we were told by the court system that there were, you couldn't do any outbursts. how could you be quiet? how could you not say anything? how could you not show any emotions? i think by us not being there, it took the sting out of people seeing us react to it. because it literally broke us down. >> when you heard the verdict on television, you broke down. >> yes, yes. >> did it come as a total shock? >> it came as a complete shock for me. and the reason i say that is, i just look at people as people and i thought for sure that the
jury looked at trayvon as an average teenager that was minding his own business. that wasn't committing any crime. that was coming home from the store and were feet away from where he was actually going. >> does it surprise you how much the jury seemed to agree with the defense's version of events? >> my answer to that would be, what if it was their child that was murdered, that was shot in the heart. would they feel as though it was their child's blame to blame for their death. i think that was a very insensitive statement coming from her. from the beginning of the trial she had her mind made up. >> you believe she had her mind made up from the beginning of the trial? >> no doubt, no doubt. >> as you know, juror b37 and i'm assuming the other jurors,
as well, didn't discuss race in the jury room. she clearly does not believe that race played any role in the profiling of trayvon martin and at any level in this case. what do you think of that? >> i think that's a joke. because he clearly said in the 911 calls that it was a black teenager, an african-american teenager. so, that was the profile. trayvon had every right to be in that community. i don't understand why she wouldn't see that, but, then, again, there's the disconnect. there's definitely a disconnect. >> do you think if george zimmerman had been black, he would have been allowed to go free that night after shooting somebody? >> absolutely not. that's ridiculous. if the roles were reversed and trayvon martin shot an unarmed george zimmerman he would have been arrested right there on the
spot, hour one, minute one, second one if he wasn't shot. when a black man has a gun, it's a different ball game. >> what change do you hope to effect? >> the change we hope to effect is with the laws. any teenager walking down the street can feel safe. they won't be killed and that they will make it home safely. another thing we hope to accomplish through the foundation is to connect family as that are victims of senseless gun violence. god wanted us to be the spokesperson. so, hopefully, we can find some positive, some bright side out of all of this. >> thanks so much. we are going to get back to much more of that and follow that story. all right, coming up next on "new day" a visit from a friend. where is she? there she. we'll see her in a second. zoraida sambolin will be here
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with me, rose, and a camera guy, kevin. we're going to take a little step back and go back to kind of the beginning when i went into surgery. i have this piece for you. >> we pray for good reports. >> my day start would a prayer. doctors believe there is cancer in a duct in my left breast and that may not be all. >> we would have to do a plan "b" if one of those biopsies were positive. i'm joining a fast growing population of women removing both breasts because i'm fearful of more cancer. >> i will feel confident at the end of all of this that the cancer is gone. >> reporter: a lumpectomy and radiation are as effective. but i have two children and i'm afraid to risk the cancer coming back. this year, over 230,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer. nearly 40,000 women died.
i don't want to be one of them. i am hoping to hear in an ideal world all the cancer is gone, limp nodes are good, no cancer in the right breast. that i guess would be the most positive outcome i could have here. >> we're going to head up. >> the doctors will get a critical answer as i sleep. has cancer escaped the duct and reached my limp nodes, creating a dangerous pathway to my immune system. the operating room falls to silence. doctors get the first results of the biopsy. >> yes, go ahead . >> the limp nodes are negative for cancer. a few moments later, more biopsy
results. >> benign breast tissue. >> thank you very much. >> no problem. >> both sides are negative. my family gets the news before i do. >> limp nodes on both sides were okay. it's good. so far so good. >> i just got news that i was going to have my wife with me for who knows how long. but she's not going to die of breast cancer. that's not going to take her away. >> i went to take a deep breath because it was a huge sigh of relief and the fact she was going to be okay. >> with canc eer was invasive o the left side and an early carcinoma on the right. i acted before it appeared in my
lymph nodes. that made all the difference to me and my family. i have to tell you, still hard to go back and look. i'm fine and doing great and my prognosis is excellent. but when you go back and look at that and you see your son and you see the suffering that my whole family went through, it is difficult. also hard to see zoraida's brave fight because i haven't been brave along the way all the way and i want to thank the folks on facebook, in particular, because we opened up a great dialogue and they helped me get through it and a lot of the women now are allowing me to help them through tir journey. that has been incredibly empowering. i can't tell you. >> zoraida, you're so brave to document this journey because it's difficult enough but then to have cameras around when it's happening. truly amazing. what is the road like from here on out? >> the road is great. i'm in the middle of reconstruction right now. and that's going really well.
you know, i've got some decisions to make whether or not i'll go on tamoxifin an invasive cancer on the right side. i have to do more research and figure out if that's the next step for me. other than that, my prognosis is excellent and i'm doing really well and i feel really strong and healthy. i have to tell you, even when i caught an infection, i went to the doctor and i thought, i have a fever. he said, but you look great. typically when people are sick they don't look well. i said, i know. and i do feel good, but, you know, one thing i've learned here is to really listen to your body and take a step back and to take your time in recovery. so, it's so far i have to tell you, cancer has been a blessing. it has taught me a lot of lessons. >> you have helped so many other people going through this right now, that's what we thank you for. you had a lot of family around on that end and this end. >> so, take your time, but come back soon.
>> it was -- >> i have to tell you, i have been sitting in bed watching you guys religiously. congratulati congratulations. the new show looks great and the only member of the team i haven't met yet is michaela. i'm looking forward to doing that. >> i have a hug with your name on it. >> people will benefit from the sacrifice you made there, too. i know it wasn't easy to have that camera around when you were going through it. hard enough with managing your kids' emotions and that mattered most to you. your fianceauiance seemed stron confident. berman is a mess, zoraida. john berman is lost without you. not even here today. >> give him hugs and kisses. i miss him desperately. thank you, thank you, guys. >> we love you. we'll see you soon. >> i will shake his hand firmly. take care, we'll talk to you soon, zoraida. all the best. we got great news from zoraida and follow that up with, you hear the music, good stuff.
today's edition. a lot of ous can't imagine one marathon imagine running 24 over a lifetime, right? no, marathons back-to-back, 24 days. very dedicated runners in four states set out to do all to benefit children's research cancer. the number 24 is significant because that is the number of beds in milwaukee hospital. currently they're on day 15 and run and stop and go about their day. run ten mil to work do what they have to do but the rule is they have to make it through 26.62 miles every day. to show the difficulty that families deal with when they battle cancer. they have to take on so much and live their lives. one rne injury but the others are still going on and on the 25th day the remaining runners will run an additional 24 miles. it shows that metaphor of how a
family struggles and moves on. they're doing it in their own way. if y visit snowdropfoundation.org. good story. lots of them out there. we know because we hear about them from you. send them our way. tweet us or post on facebook with the #newday. now to the story of a woman doing good for hundreds of kids. she runs a youth center in new orleans that teaches you can solve problems without firing a gun. take a look. >> a typical week for a child in central city is that you'll see at least one dead body. there was a shooting here. i was just noticing they still haven't cleaned up the blood. 5 year olds who have been in two shootings. i didn't want it to be normal any more. i just decided i had to do something. my name is lisa fits patrick and
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all right, everybody. that does it for "new day" for michaela, kate and me. hope you have a great weekend. thanks for spending your week with us. time for "cnn newsroom" with the one and only carol costello and it begins right now. good morning, carol. >> good morning. have a happy friday. "newsroom" starts now. happening now in "newsroom" bloodied and bruised. >> that's the real face of terror. a far cry from "rolling stones" cover boy shot but the cop has been relieved of his