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boy, we suffered through our first awkward moment with the revelation about the creamless existence. we'll have to fix that for you. >> if someone had not seen the previous segment, that would have been strange. >> carol costello, take it away. i'm not even going to tell you. >> i already am feeling weird. i'm having an awkward moment myself. you have a great day. thank you so much. >> thanks, carol. "newsroom" starts now. happening now in "newsroom" fighting forgery and the f-word. oh, the tsa and their bad behavior from stealing out of your bags to sleeping on the job. >> why are there so many cases and then what is tsa doing about
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it? this morning the agents we love to hate in the hot seat. also, red bull rock star monster. should the energy drinks you see in your grocery store every day be regulated just like alcohol? plus, nascar shocker. tony stewart's sprint car flipping over five times and he walks away. and pictures of a princess. diana played by naomi watts, the people's princess. a new movie, new photos and an unbelievable story. you're live in "cnn newsroom". good morning, thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. few government agencies americans love to hate more than the tsa and this morning the agency is in hot water over bad behavior. the transportation security
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agency was set up after 9/11 to protect us, but it is perhaps best known for those pat downs that feel more or worse when a child is involved. remember this little boy who was forced to remove his shirt in 2010? that same agency is dealing with more than that this morning. cases of misconduct by tsa agents showed 26% over the past three years. more than 9,000 cases were reported. everything from stealing to letting family and friends skip through security lines to sleeping on the job. in fact, close to 2,000 of those cases could have been security threats. next hour, the tsa will have to answer to the house homeland security committee about that report. with more on the uptick in misconduct. good morning. >> good morning, carol. you know, the reporting of misconducts and follow up needs improvement, as well as their policies. they're a bit inconsistent.
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that's what we expect to hear at this hearing of lawmakers very critical of the tsa and some employees who are behaving badly. some of the misconduct is commonplace, excessive absence or tardiness but some is troubling and it could have a major impact on security. the list includes everything from forgery, sexual misconduct to physical fighting and using abusive language. >> there is not even a way to properly report some of the offenses, this may just be the tip of the iceberg of some of the offenses. >> reporter: the agency some fliers love to hate. posting their pat down. but now criticism from the government, not for pat down procedures, but for incidents like this. tsa screeners supervisor michael admitted accepting bribes and kickbacks from a co-worker who stole money from passengers at checkpoint at new jersey's newark airport. at new york's jfk tsa agent
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pleaded guilty to stealing $40,000 from a checked bag. the report also notes in a three-year span more than 9,000 cases of tsa misconduct were documented. 56 screeners were involved in thefts and more than 1,900 incidents that could hurt security. like sleeping on the job and allowing family and friends to bypass security. the union representing screeners says the numbers suggest a majority of screeners are doing a great job. >> if you look at a population the size of a small city, 56,000 people in this workforce and the numbers then on an annual basis are really very, very small. >> reporter: congressman john mica, a long-time critic of the tsa called for the audit. >> why are there so many cases and then what is tsa doing about it? the report says they really can't get a handle on it. that raises a lot of issues. >> well, the government wants
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the tsa to make improvements to how they monitor allegations of misconduct. we did reach out to the tsa and they tell cnn that they're already working to implement the recommendations. carol? >> ren rene marsh reporting liv this morning. signs the anthony weiner campaign is imploding. now communication director has apologized after bashing and i mean bashing a former campaign intern. in an interview with the liberal blog talking points memo barbara morgan called weiner's former intern and forgive me for saying this, she called that intern worse, trust me, i can't say the rest on television. morgan was upset the intern spilled inside information to "new york daily news" and thought her mean comments were off the record. in the meantime, weiner released a new campaign ad insisting he don't quit.
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>> sometimes people say, this campaign is pretty rough. you may want to quit. i know there are newspaper editors and other politicians that say, boy, i wish that guy weiner would quit. some don't know me. quit isn't the way we roll in new york city. >> cnn's rosa florous is live in new york to tell us more. and, yes, there is more. good morning. >> carol, you know, just when you thought all of the bomb shells had dropped in this story, nope, yet we are here, again. another distraction to anthony weiner's message to the people of new york and what has become very typical of this ongoing scandal like carol said, it's filled with words not fit for tv. >> someone wants to come out with something embarrassing about you in your private life, you have to talk about that for a little bit. >> reporter: weiner tweeting out a revamped message. >> sometimes people say to me, this campaign is pretty rough.
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quit isn't the way we roll in new york city. >> reporter: but his message could be drowned out, once again, by an explosive and graphic rant by weiner's lead spokeswoman barbara morgan about a former intern's criticism of the campaign in "new york daily news" in a four-letter word rampage to "talking points" memo offensive language including and exmritives describing her as fame hungry and then threatening to sue while she said she sucked at her job. in a statement to cnn morgan said "in a moment of frustration i used inappropriate language in what i thought was an off the record conversation. it was wrong and i am very soray." but that's not all. the controversy escalated, again, following weiner's response to dennis hammel. when asked, there is no one you are sexting now.
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his answer, "you can quival about beginnings, middles and ends, but what we're talking about is over a year ago." so we asked the question ourselves. but we couldn't hear his answer. morgan, the same spokesperson now tangled up in her own media frenzy confirmed his response to us confirming. >> the answer was no. >> depispite all the noise arou all these new developments. weiner hit the campaign event today. he has one event scheduled for 7:30 this evening. carol, we will be standing by for any new developments and we will share as much as we can. >> just makes my head hurt. it really a does. rosa flores, many thanks to you. the fbi reportedly offered to fly edward snowden's father to moscow in an attempt to perway the nsa leaker to come home and face criminal charges.
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but snowden's father said he backed out of the plan when the fbi could not assure him that he would actually be able to talk with his son. he didn't want a be a pawn either. >> i was asked if i would consider flying to moscow. i said, yes, however, i want to know what the objective is and i want to speak to my son to see if there is value because i'm not going to fly to moscow to sit on the tarmac to be an emotional tool for you. >> edward snowden has been at the moscow airport since june, as you know. applied for temporary asylum in russia. he faces espionage charges for leaking information on the u.s. government surveillance program that tracks the phone calls of millions of americans. happening right now, army private bradley manning in court as his sentencing phase begins. he faces up to 136 years in prison convicted in the biggest, the largest leak of classified information in u.s. history. but he was found not guilty of the most serious charge aiding the enemy and that spares him
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from a life sentence. manning was found guilty, though, on 20 other charges, including stealing classified information and wrongfully causing intelligence to be published on the internet. the case has sparked a debate on what is considered whistleblowing versus what is considered espionage. cnn senior legal analyst jeffrey toobin and glenn greenwald discuss the issue, if you can call it that, on a segment on "ac 360." >> the thing i find most bizarre is that anybody who would go into the field of journalism or call themselves a journalist who would call for the prosecution and imprisonment for decades of a source like manning who, as i said, didn't publish anything top secret that most sources do in america all the time. it's baffling. what bradley manning did is the job of journalists which is to bring transparency to what the government is doing. >> the people who wrote has devoted their lives to try to make the world a better place.
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particularly foreign service officers. i admire the foreign service a great deal and i trust their judgment about what's a secret a lot more than i do bradley manning. >> this is how investigative journalism works, jeff. that people inside the government with a conscious come forward when they find out things that their government is doing. >> i appreciate what journalism is, but releasing 700,000 cables in a blunderbust way is not the same as the work of dana priest and bob woodward. >> bradley manning said he just wanted the public to know what the government was up to, like when he leaked this video which showed a u.s. helicopter in baghdad gunning down two journalists after mistaking cameras for guns or like the diplomatic cables on wikileaks that describe government corruption in the middle east. triggered the arab spring uprising. manning's fate now lies in the hands of a judge. it is possible manning could
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testify in his defense. experts say a likely sentence could be between 20 and 40 years. by friday, alex rodriguez and a few other players will be suspended for doping for a very, very long time. won't end there, though. major league baseball can now go after their alleged source. a judge has ruled that baseball officials can sue the biogenesis clinic and several men associated with that clinic. the now closed south florida clinic supplied players with banned substances, bleacher reports andy shoals is here to tell us why this is so important. >> this is a big win for major league baseball because now they can use the legal system to basically talk and get depositions from everyone that was involved in the biogenesis clinic and that includes the intermediaries. now this is big for baseball and their case against a-rod because he's the big fish and he is the one saying all along, i'm going to fight this, tooth and nail to try to get back on the field. now, a big deal in this is mlb
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has already subpoenaed, that is a-rod's cousin and last time a-rod or the first time that he admitted to using performance enhancing drugs back in 2009, he said my cousin yuri gave them to me and encouraged me to use them. basically throwing him under the bus. and yuri's name has shown up on these biogenesis documents. mlb will get to talk to him and get his deposition and help them in their case against a-rod. maybe want to ban him for life. that is a big deal for major league baseball because they can interview him and get these depositions. >> all this will go very fast. major league baseball is not ge going to wait around. they will announce the suspension for a-rod and as many as eight other players. first number around 20 and major league baseball saying they didn't have enough evidence to get the other guys and maybe they'll get that evidence. >> we'll talk to you in a little
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bit, thank you, andy. your paubosses probably wou not like you taking a month off of work if your performance review stunk. voters have to feel the same as lawmakers with a do nothing reputation leave washington for their august vacation. a new cnn poll shows just how fed up we are with congress. 77% disapprove of how congress is handling its job. 77%. dana bash, that's awful. >> it's not great and surprising. and be here to talk to members of congress in about an hour. he is talking to house and senate democrats, though. this meeting today is not going to be an a attempt to do last-minute legislating, but more of a pep rally to reassure members of his own party and not do much to raise that very low approval rating. let's start with the positive.
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a recent burst of bipartisan. a deal to make sure many student loan rates don't double. a rare meeting of all senators that led to confirmation of several obama nominees. >> the senate certainly has functioned better over the last six weeks and than it has in some time. >> perhaps but elementary school civics taught us it can't be law without the house and senate agreeing. >> the dysfunctionality is real. i don't know who the 9% are who thinks that we're working well. >> reporter: still unfinished the farm bill from farming to food stamps and immigration reform. it passed the senate, but the house is developing it own plans, likely with no path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. again, congress is way behind on its basic function, funding the government, which runs out of money september 30th or the government shuts down. conservatives like ted cruz says that may be necessary if they can't cut money for obamacare. >> under no circumstances will i
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support a continuing resolution that funds even one penny of obama care. >> reporter: some republicans oppose that tactic. >> i do think that is a very self-defeating effort. >> reporter: bob corker will spend august continuing bipartisan talks with the white house on a spending plan. >> during august recess, most of us work harder than we do here. >> reporter: also looming, the debt ceiling. the u.s. risks defaulting on loans as soon as labor day. >> we can put the xhe back into a tailspin and absolutely not the thing we want to do in washington, d.c. >> now, they're elected to be here on capitol hill and legislate, but talk to many lawmakers, carol, they say these days they're better off working for their constituents back home with them. we are looking at the end of the week where they are going to be home for an entire month and actually five weeks for this recess. tends to be a time where the big issues that are going to be taken up in the fall really are shaved. remember the angry health care rallies and people are bracing for maybe something similar when
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you're talking about immigration and that really could seal that bill's fate in the fall. >> we'll see. we're waiting with bated breath as they say. dana bash, many thanks to you. let's look at your money now. a surprise jump for the american economy. we're still a long way from where we need to be, though. cnn business guru christine romans is in new york to break it all down for us. good morning, christine. >> good morning, carol. i would say we're crawling forward here. these economic numbers show we're crawling forward in the second quarter. economy growing at 1.7 annual rate and that's better, better than anyone thought it would, but look at the last three quarters and fourth quarter of last year, first quarter of this year and second quarter and that's still below potential. still below par. you want to see it growing more. one thing i'll say about the second quarter is that economists saying this economy is slogging through the worst of those federal budget cuts, the
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worst of the sequester, that's something that has been holding the economy back, the federal budget cuts and sequester. we would have done better without that. housing a bright spot within the economy right now, but housing not really enough to really bump those numbers much higher. another report we just got. private payroll processors. they do all the paychecks for companies and get a look at what the private sector is doing. showed 200,000 jobs created in a month. private sector, again. about 82,000 of those were small businesses, carol. companies with less than 50 workers. this could be a little foreshadowing for the big jobs report on friday. sometimes it matches, sometimes it doesn't exactly. but what this tells us is that we are seeing some hiring, 200,000 in the private sector and, again, you want to see more, you want to see jobs with higher wages and we saw those protests this week, the fast food protests. a lot of the quantity of jobs we're creating in this country are not high-quality jobs in terms of wages and benefits.
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still a structural image we have to figure out before all the congress people go home for five weeks. >> somehow i don't think anyone will figure that out at the moment. but, you know, i'm trying to see the glass half full here. i'm having trouble, christine. bringing a little brightness to our morning. just ahead, police say this guy was high on magic mushrooms when he attacked them. we'll tell you what happened when the guy reached for the officer's gun. ♪ ♪ ♪
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22 minutes past the hour. bagged salad is believed to be the culprit in a stomach bug outbreak in iowa and nebraska where hundreds of people have become ill. the news comes as the cdc tries to pinpoint the exact cause of additional cases reported in 13 other states. officials won't say which brands of bagged lettuce you should avoid, but the salad mixes that cause the sickness in iowa and nebraska, according to the cdc, have been removed from store shelves. a bizarre story a out of oregon where a teenager high on mushrooms wrestles with four police officers and, of course, it's all caught on camera.
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police say the kid was hallucinating and at one point grabbed an officer's gun and the gun went off and fired a shot into the wall. >> and if you don't feel pain and you're experiencing almost super human strength because of whatever you're on he's somehow broken. during this struggle he was tased seven times and it didn't have an effect on him. after breaking through handcuffs the teenager was subdued and now faces charges for assaulting a police officer and possession of a controlled substance. another woman has come forward accusing san diego mayor bob filner of sexual harassment. seen here in a kpbs interview is a director at san diego city college and she says in 2011 mayor filner grabbed her hand and tried to kiss her as she pulled away. that brings the total to eight women who have accused the mayor of inappropriate conduct. check this out, the cell
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phone video of a waterspout that formed over tampa bay. strong storms hit the area just after rush hour yesterday. the waterspout stayed up there for about 15 minutes. oh, that's so weird and amazing. indra petersons, good morning. >> good morning. very typical kind of weather we see in florida. it doesn't seem that way, but almost have own weather in the area. because conditions are so right, we have all that warm, humid air. takes one cell kicking on through to spawn what we're looking at there. very typical but hard to believe when you don't see that much activity in that area. speaking of severe weather. flossie is gone, i want to give you an update, gil right behind it. very active season going on. i wanted to superimpose gil over the path. even though it's rare to see activity in hawaii, once again, following the identical path almost. difference here, it's expected to be a hurricane in 48 hours.
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something we're definitely monitoring here over the next few days. the rest of the u.s., looking at this low now to produce showers in the northeast. i know you had a break for about a day and so much rain and another one to two inches is added to that for this summer. as far as anyone from the midwest all the way to the northeast, fast-moving cold front producing showers. again, the timing of this, more showers in the midwest and ohio valley and spreading to the northeast there right around thursday or so. a lot of rain back in the forecast, carol. >> all right, rain, rain, rain. yeah. indra indra, thank you. we'll see if positive job report boosts stocks. we're back in a minute.
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good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. stories we're watching right now in "newsroom" at just about 30 minutes past the hour. screeners behaving badly. a new government audit finds more than 9,000 cases of
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misconduct by tsa agents over the last three years. the report also details thefts by 56 screeners. two former employers pleaded guilty last week from stealing $40,000 from a checked bag. a florida judge says major league baseball can go right ahead with its suit against the biogenesis clinic. the now closed south florida clinic supplied baseball players with banned substances. according to multiple reports, alex rodriguez and eight other players will be suspended this week. wall street opening for business with investors having two, count them two positive reports to pour over. one on jobs and the other on economic growth. cnn business anchor christine romans is in new york and we're waiting for the opening bell to ring, but just about to ring, christine. >> i know. there's two, count them two economic reports and the mark market's doing nothing. i tell you nothing this morning. let me tell you first the gdp report shows the economy is
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growing. it is accelerating in growth. i would say it's crawling forward. 1.7% was the reading, much better than it was a couple months ago, a couple quarters ago. that's nothing to write home about. a job's report showed 200,000 private sector jobs created in the month. 200,000, that's good. we'll see if the big monthly jobs report on friday corresponds with that or validates that number. i'll tell you, carol, future's hardly moving and stock market barely moving. the fed, second day of a fed meeting and everyone waiting to see what the fed meeting is. patient waiting on wall street. here's, here's what's good for all of you. i can report for you the last trading day for july. stocks up 4%, carol. the best month for your money since january. a 4% gain in stocks is good and that will likely translate into a gain for your 401(k). so, folks, that's what i leave, certainly i leave you with as the market is barely moving.
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>> we'll clap for that. >> thank you, christine. we appreciate it. up next in "newsroom" he's been convicted in the biggest intelligence leak in u.s. history. now, bradley manning appears in court to find out how much time he'll have to spend behind bars. hi, i'm terry and i have diabetic nerve pain. it's hard to describe, because you have a numbness, but yet you have the pain like thousands of needles sticking in your foot.
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for the sentencing phase of his hearing. he is facing up to 136 years behind bars. the the feds wanted to give manning a life sentence, but the judge found him not guilty of the most serious charge, aiding the enemy. manning was found guilty on 20 other charges, though. as you know, manning is a controversial figure. he had a tough life before he was accused of the biggest leak in u.s. history. here's cnn's brian todd. >> reporter: he was once on suicide watch in a military
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brig, now, private bradley manning has avoided a verdict of aiding the enemy, but possible he could still spend the rest of his life in prison. before all this broke and before he was accused of the largest intelligence leak in u.s. history, manning, according to friends and acquaintances struggled to fit in wherever he went. born in oklahoma, his parents divorced in 2001 and manning moved with his mother to her native wales. he is described as a head strong, quirky computer genius. >> if you didn't agree with something, he would move out and make his opinion heard. >> reporter: manning dropped out of that school and moved back to the states back in 2005. he drifted before being taken in by an aunt who is a lawyer near washington, d.c. manning was gay and felt he was ridiculed in the military for it. in an instant message shortly before he was taken into custody. manning wrote, i have been isolated so long. i just want to be nice and live a normal life, but events kept
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forcing me to figure out ways to survive. smart enough to know what is going on, but helpless to do anything. no one took any notice of me. now, he's a world renowned whistleblower or traitor, depending on your point of view. >> this little bit of brian todd's report. i want to bring in sterling, a military attorney. good morning, sterling. >> good morning, carol. thank you for having me. >> thank you for being here. we really appreciate it. bradley manning is awaiting his sentencing, the hearing has beg begun. do you think military judge will take his personal struggles into account during the sentencing phase? >> yes, most likely. that will be a major factor. the defense will put on mostly. if i had to guess, he's probably going to end up, i don't think she's going to give him the full 130 some odd years that he's been charged with. but probably maybe 20 to 40 years as a result. i think you're right, i think
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it's going to be his background that is going to mitigate that down a little bit. >> so, bradley manning goes into the arm ay and has access to all intelligence reports and he is a computer genious. obvious if he did a background check on him. why was he admitted into the army and put into that position? >> that is the $64,000 question. and i keep asking that myself that very question. it seems obvious to me that at least shortly after he had joined into the military, from what i read of his biography that he was deeply disturbed, had very serious problems and issues that he was grappling with for whatever reason. and he should never have been given a clearance. there were several commanders who recommended that he not be given a clearance and not go on the deployment with iraq. all of those were huge red flags and it remains a mystery to me why anybody would have given this, this person a clearance at all.
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>> to a lot of people it's unclear how exactly manning damaged national security. i want to read you a statement that wikileaks gave us. "throughout the proceedings an absence, absence of any victim. the prosecution did not present evidence that or claim that a single person came to harm as a result of bradley manning's disclosure. the only victim was the u.s. government's wounded pride." does wikileaks have a point? >> no. i understand there may not have been a victim of specific violence as a result of this. unfortunately, it looks like they have not released specific names of individuals who were involved in the intelligence gathering that we got. but it did, it had an impact. i was in afghanistan when most of this was breaking out shortly after his arrest and it did impact our intelligence abilities down there. no doubt. it did impact our abilities to conduct operations in afghanistan. so, no, it did have an impact. what bradley manning did was not
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simply whistleblowing. he released something like 300,000 cables from the state department. over 180 countries involved. this isn't the actions of a whistleblower. this is the actions of a very disturbed and angry young man who just wants to release everything. there was no need for that. it does impact our ability to do those kind of analyses that we did. for example, one of them was something i think about some politicians in iceland. that is what our state department is there for. they do that analysis so our leaders are aware of what's going on. afghanistan or pakistan and so it did impact our abilities to be forthright about those kinds of things. it does have an impact. to say it doesn't have an impact is a bit of a stretch, to say the least. >> you're predicting 20 to 30 years. of course, we'll follow the hearing and tell you the outcome. thank you very much for joining us this morning. we appreciate it. energy drinks a popular way
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children, teenagers, adults, a lot of people skip the coffee and turn to energy drinks like red bull. energy drinks are big, big business. the market campaigns are designed to grab young people and the young at heart, but a senate committee has some
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concerns and those concerns are front and center this afternoon. our senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen joins me now. so, first off, remind us what those concerns are. >> the american academy of pediatrics have concerns. they say it can be associated with things like a really high heart rate, caskio vascular problems, high blood pressure, anxiety and the american academy of pediatrics go so far to say kids shouldn't be drinking these and the american medical association says there should be a ban on that kind of advertising. advertising that kids would like. >> now the federal government is going to be involved. is it possible they're going to say, look, these drinks should be regulated like alcohol. >> it is possible that they will go in that direction because doctors are saying, you know, don't market to kids. sounds like cigarettes, right? the pediatricians are saying kids shouldn't have this at all? sounds like alcohol and cigarettes. if they listen to the doctors, they're going to head in that direction. but the american beverage
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association says these aren't dangerous and the amount of caffeine in our drinks isn't dangerous. doctors would say it's not just the caffeine, but all these other stimulates in there. >> elizabeth cohen, i know you'll follow this story for us, thank you so much. just ahead in the "newsroom" diana princess of wales startling new details of her private live just as her story heads to the theater. ♪ [ woman ] destination assist. this is ann. where would you like to go tonight? ♪ [ male announcer ] it's a golden opportunity to see how lexus effortlessly connects you to where you're going. ♪ come to the golden opportunity sales event and experience the connectivity of lexus enform, available on all lexus models, including the es and rx. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection.
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shoo was the people's princess, diana of wales. 16 years after her death, her legacy endures. that's actually nioma watts taking on the role of the iconic prince princess. this issue of "vanity fair" is hitting the newsstands about diana's desire to move to pakistan to be with her heart surgeon boyfriend. nischelle turner is in new york following the story. i mean, it's hard to believe that we could find anything else out about diana a, right? >> that's a good point. it seems like we examined everything about her life, every
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little detail for all these years and now there are interesting revelations. this article itself is interesting. all the revelations are about a man diana dated but not the man she dated at the time of her death. who knows if she was on her way to live in pakistan when she had moved on from that relationship while she was still alive. but, this relationship is reportedly a central part of the story in "diana" the movie. now, according to "vanity fair" article diana's relationship was at the stage where she was trying to impress his conservative mother in pakistan. she reportedly wanted to marry him. when it didn't work out, she started dating dodi alfayed. of course, he was in the car with diana when they were both killed on august 31st of 1997. just goes to show you, carol, our fascination with the british royal family and i wonder if you had heard this one.
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>> you're kidding! is his name george? >> i heard a little something about it. yes, and they named him george. how about that? >> that is incredible. let's talk about naomi watts and her portrayal of diana. you can't hear naomi watts speak and there is a certain anticipation to that. >> yes, there is a definite anticipation. i think that's by design. i think they're trying to build the anticipation for this. you see the images of naomi watts as diana. it's striking. you see the hair, the mannerisms. i'm interested to hear how she sounds. she has an accent herself. it's not a british accent, she lives in australia, but it should be interesting to hear what she sounds like. she got a best actress nomination last year, naomi
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watts did, so maybe the second time is the charm. >> i love princess kdiana. >> i'm a little fascinated myself, i must admit. >> nischelle turner, thanks so much. >> sure. all new in the next hour of "newsroom," bad greens. the feds looking into those bad salads in grocery stores across america. a mysterious stomach bug causing hundreds of people to get sick. also, big, super and the mighty double gulp safe for now. sugary mega drinks can stay in the empire state, but the fight ain't over yet. plus -- ♪ born in the usa >> the boss from the stage to the screen. a new rockumentary is out with the two biggest bands.
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the wait could soon be over for the ball player suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs. they are expected to announce major suspensions later in the week. there's more in the bleacher report. good morning. >> good morning, carol. it looks like we now know how
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many players will be suspended after the investigation into the bio genesis clinic. they told the players association that a-rod along with eight our players will be suspended this week. that number is significantly lower than what was originally suspected because investigators couldn't bring up enough evidence to warrant other suspensions. they did, however, gather overwhelming evidence for their case against a-rod. the yankees first baseman says he will appeal any punishment. tony stewart was having a little fun on the racetrack. his car will flip end over end five times. amazingly, stewart walked away just fine from the crash. he was back on the dirt track again yesterday. astros at orioles last night. bases loaded and john villar comes out of nowhere to steal
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home. the pitcher not paying attention to him at all. he just goes ahead and takes home. incredible play by the astros shortstop. arguably the biggest drawback going from live sporting events is the long lines you have to go in to get a beer or go to the bathroom. well, now there's an app for that. the san francisco 49ers are incorporating new technology into their new stadium that will allow you to get on your smartphone and see which beer stand and bathroom have the shortest lines. >> that's awesome. >> the niners will move into their new stadium next year, and carol, i know you, like myself, like going to a lot of live sporting events. i think this is one of the greatest things ever. >> i'm going to the baseball game and i'm going to wish i had that app. thanks, andy. back to cnn newsroom after our break. ek and came back with a p.
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and the boss. ♪ i was born in the usa >> a new rockumentary shows the rock star through the eyes of his diehard fans. "newsroom" starts now. good morning. thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. right now the tsa is in the hot seat. already the focus of scrutiny by anybody that must undergo a security scan before they fly, now a new government report finds more misconduct by tsa agents. over 9,000 cases reported over the past three years. that's up 26%. everything from stealing people's luggage, letting family and friends skip through security lines to sleeping on the job. in fact, close to 2,000 of those cases could have been security threats. now the agency, set up following
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the 9/11 attacks, has to answer to a security committee. renee is following it all. good morning, renee. >> reporter: good morning, carol. any organization with 56,000 employees, you may expect some rotten eggs in the bunch, and the tsa is no different. lateness, excessive absence, that's a problem within the agency, but it's other tsa misconduct that's sparking outrage. outrage because some tsa officers' actions could have an impact on security. >> everything from sexual misconduct to physical fighting and using abusive language. >> there's not even a way to properly report some of the offenses, so this may just be the tip of the iceberg of some of the offenses. >> reporter: it's the agency that some flyers love to hate, posting their patdowns. >> if you touch my junk, i'm going to have you arrested. >> reporter: now criticism from the government, not for pat-down procedures but for incidents
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like this. screen adviser morato admitted accepting kickbacks and bribes from passengers at new jersey airport. and at new york, one pleaded guilty to stealing $49,000 from a checked bag. the report also notes in a three-year span, more than 9,000 cases of tsa misconduct were documented. 56 screeners were involved in thefts. and more than 1900 incidents that could hurt security, like sleeping on the job and allowing family and friends to bypass security. the union representing screeners says the numbers suggest the majority of screeners are doing a great job. >> if you look at a population the size of a small city, 56,000 people in this work force, and the numbers then on an annual basis are really very, very small. >> reporter: congressman john micah, a long-time critic of the
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tsa, called for the audit. >> why are there so many cases and what is tsa doing about it? the report says they really can't get a handle on it. that raises a lot of issues. >> reporter: you're looking at some live pictures of the hearing getting under way. right on the dot at 10:00 is when it was set to start. at this hearing will be the deputy director of the tsa and the representative from the government accountability office. the government accountability office, they are the authors of this audit. carol? >> i know you'll keep an eye on that hearing. renee marsh reporting live in washington this morning. happening right now, too, army sergeant bradley manning in court. he faces up to 136 years in prison convicted in the biggest leak of classified information in u.s. history. but manning was found not guilty of the most serious charge, which would be aiding the enemy, and that spares him from a life
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sentence. he was found guilty, though, on 20 other counts, including stealing classified information and wrongfully causing intelligence to be published on the internet. while wikileaks and others may call manning a hero, lawmakers like congressman peter king says manning cost lives. >> this was leaked at a time of the surge in afghanistan, and when it became known that the u.s. cannot protect those who are cooperating with us, from my understanding, that caused us to lose people who would have worked with us in afghanistan who were willing to stand with the united states but were afraid that their names would be made public in the future, and that's why they backed away, and that right there cost american lives. >> joining us now is alan dershowitz. welcome, alan. >> thank you so much. >> thanks for being with me. you're on the phone there. what's your prediction?
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what do you think will happen? >> i hope it will be a single-digit sentence. this man did not intend to hurt the united states, nor did he intend to help our enemies. he intended to be a whistle blower. the vast amount of material he exposed should have been exposed, like the two videotapes we've seen. and the statute is too broad. we don't do enough to protect our real secrets. someone like manning should never be allowed to know our deepest, darkest secrets, likewise with snowden. the best way to keep a secret is not to know it. as to the other material, it shouldn't be secret. our laws have it all backwards. we do far too little to protect what really needs to be protected and far too much to protect that which should be am the public domain. and i hope the sentence reflects that imbalance that we have in our current laws. >> i suspect that most americans don't know about bradley manning's background and just how troubled he was before he went into the army, but you have to ask yourself, why would the army admit such a troubled person? >> that's the key person.
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why would they give him access to all this material? generally, in intelligence, you get information on a need-to-know basis. this guy had access to everything. the same thing with snowden. he wasn't even an employee of the united states or in the army, he was just working for some contractor and they gave him security clearance and access to all this information, so the big problem is we don't have secure enough protection of the names of spies, the location of spy houses, the weapon systems that we have, and we have far too much protection for videotapes that should be in the public domain. you know, the public has a right to know if we overuse drones. that's their right to have and they should see those videotapes, but they shouldn't have access to the names of our spies and other deep, dark secrets. we really have to rethink our old approach to national security, and these two cases give us an opportunity to have a real debate on how to change our laws to protect our real secrets while also protecting the
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public's right to know. >> in your mind, should there be others punished as well as bradley manning? >> well, no. i think those who publish the material have a first amendment right to publish the material, and we've never, in our history, gone after the "new york times," the "washington post," we shouldn't go after julian asange who turned material over to the "new york times" and was performing a journalist function. it would be wrong to go after asange as we allow our public newspapers to publish classified material all the time. i think it's only appropriate to go after the people who had the obligation not to disclose the material, like snowden and manning, and give them sentences that are proportionate to their intentions, not to some overblown sense of they are tra traitors to america. they're not. they're trying to do their best,
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they're trying to be whistle blowers. they do deserve some degree of sanction, but let's put the blame where it really belongs, on the current laws which don't protect us enough and overprotect information which should be in the public domain. >> we'll see what the judge does. manning faces a possible 126 years behind bars. we'll see what the judge rules. thank you so much. >> thank you. the fbi apparently offered to fly edward snowden's father to moscow in an attempt to persuade the nsa leaker to come home and face criminal charges. but snowden told the "washington post" he backed out of the plan when the fbi couldn't assure him he would actually be able to speak with his son. plus he didn't want to be used as a pawn. >> i was asked if i would consider flying to moscow, and i said yes. i said, however, i want to know what the objective is, and i want to be able to speak to my son to see if there is value, because i'm not going to fly to moscow to sit on the tarmac to be an emotional tool for you.
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>> edward snowden has been in the moscow airport -- [ inaudible ] president obama is right now on capitol hill but do not expect any grand bargaining or anything grand at all, really. the president is holding separate meetings with house and senate democrats before congress leaves for its august vacation. but constituents won't be welcoming their elected officials home with a ticker tape parade. a new poll finds only 17% of americans actually approve with how congress is doing its job. president obama is faring far better in a similar poll, but still he doesn't have stellar remarks. just 46% approve of the president's job performance. cnn's dana bash is on capitol hill with more. good morning, dana. >> good morning, carol. we're expecting president obama to walk through here any minute
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for the first of two meetings he's having. this will be with house democrats. just moments ago on the senate floor, the republican leader was talking about the fact there is a sign hanging over the oval office that says, gone campaigning. because he is meeting with his brea brethren here, he's not talking with people across the aisle. but he might prefer to be with republicans in some ways because they ask him pretty tough questions about concerns they have about the way his agenda is going, the way the party is going, and now as they embark on a five-week recess back home, a lot of house democrats fully admit that
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year, but now back to where it started, carol. >> that's good news. thank you very much, christine romans. we have news to talk about, you heard dana bash talking about this. president obama meeting with congressional democrats. there you see him. just about to meet with congressional democrats for kind of a pep rally before, of course, lawmakers go on their summer break. yes, they have five weeks off, so we'll keep tabs on this. dana bash, as you know, is there, and when the president pops back out from his meetings, we'll maybe be able to tell you what he said to them. before we head to break, i want to show you this rare sight because it's fantastic. this is a water spout forming over tampa bay. andrea peterson, are you there? a viewer sent this to us. how does this form? >> that's the thing, we have all that warm, moist air right around florida so the conditions are so ripe. it doesn't really take a huge trigger like it would anywhere in tornado alley to see it form like this.
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this was about 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. yesterday in the area. all it was was one cell that kicked through, and bam, that's what they saw. so definitely a typical thing in florida. pretty hard to believe, but if you live there, you're probably used to it. speaking of severe weather, we now have gill. flossie died, but right behind it, and we didn't even get a break, we have gil out there. i overlaid the two paths here, it looks like it's on pretty much the exact same path that flossie was. that's something we'll be monitoring here, especially as we move forward and it gets closer to that region. and you'll love this, carol. more warm, moist air heading your way into the southeast, which means more rain. there has been an abundant amount of rain the last few months. one to two inches of rain expected again anywhere in those gulf states. it's just soggy at this point.
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today starting in the midwest, ohio valley early on thursday, and then later into thursday, it looks like new york will start seeing those showers. so going from dry conditions to more rain in the forecast. >> but i'm going to a braves game tonight, andrea. i'm going to a baseball game tonight. >> sorry? umbrella, coat, right? >> hopefully it won't be a rainout. thank you, andrea. i appreciate it. a court strikes down the city's plan to ban big sugary drinks. oh, but the fight's not over yet. what are you doing back there? ow! that hurt! no, no, no, no. you can't go to school like this, c'mon. don't do it! no! (mom vo) you never know what life's gonna throw at you.
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editors and other politicians that say, boy, i wish that guy weiner would quit. they don't know new york, so they don't know me. quit isn't the way we roll in new york city. >> in the meantime, a top weiner campaign aide is apologizing for an expletive-filled rant about a former intern who wrote an unflattering article about her experience in the weiner campaign in the new york daily news. a bizarre story out of oregon where a teenager high on mushrooms wrestles with four police officers. of course, it's all caught on camera. police say the teenager was hallucinating and at one point actually grabbed an officer's gun, fired a shot into the wall. >> if you don't feel pain and you're experiencing almost superhuman strength because of whatever it is that you're on, he somehow broke him. during this struggle, he was tased seven times and it didn't have an effect on him. >> after breaking through
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handcuffs, the teenager was eventually subdued and now faces charges of assaulting a police officer and possession of a controlled substance. another woman has come forward accusing san diego bob filner of sexual harassment. lisa curtain seen here in a kbps interview is a director at a san diego city college. she says in 2011, filner grabbed her hand and tried to kiss her as she pulled away. that brings the total to eight, the number of women who have accused the embattled mayor of inappropriate conduct. in sports, watch that fist pump. marlins reliever in a strikeout against the mets. he winds up on the ground. no injury from the tumble, though his pride might have been hurt and his teammates mess with him back in the dugout. i would do it, too. a state appeals court struck down the ban on supersize sugary drinks on tuesday saying the health department overstepped
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its bounds. but lawrence gostin, the director of the world organization on public health, disagrees. gostin wrote that the board, quote, has the power, indeed the responsibility to regulate sugary drinks for the sake of city residents, particularly the poor. lawrence gostin joins me now from washington where he's also a professor at georgetown university. good morning, lawrence. >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm good. thank you for joining us. >> a pleasure. >> tell me, what went through your mind when you heard about the court's ruling? >> well, i've been involved in the case, and i wasn't surprised at the court's ruling, because i think there is this cultural narrative going on now that no matter what the food industry wants to do, and no matter how we want to regulate it, that it's called paternalism or bloomberg paternalism, and to me this is just a way of just
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sitting back and doing nothing while mostly poor people are getting diabetes, heart disease, becoming obese and suffering in their lives and their families' lives, and i just don't think that's a way society ought to behave. >> well, let me read you something from the american beverage association, because it responded to the ruling like this, and that's the lobbying group fort so he h the soda ind. we're pleased that the court's decision was upheld. with this ruling we hope to collaborate on solutions that will have a lasting and meaningful impact on the people of new york city. so basically what the soda association is saying is they are willing to work with mayor bloomberg to stop people from consuming so much sugary soda. what's wrong with that? >> you know, i read that and i didn't know whether to laugh or cry, because it really -- it was
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just so typical. please don't regulate us, please don't regulate us, we haven't done anything, but we'll now work with you. well, the chance of working with the city in a meaningful way and trying to get meaningful reductions is just not happening. >> let me put it to you this way. soda sales are actually down, and i mean way down. another study found that childhood obesity is leveling off. another study shows that younger people really are making better choices when it comes to food and drink. so it seems like the problem is already righting itself. >> you know, what that data hides is the fact that it's really -- if you go into a professional business meeting and you look around, nobody is drinking very sugary sodas. i bet when you go to the braves game, you won't be having it tonight.
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>> no. >> but in poor neighborhoods, and if you go to poor neighborhoods, you go to a mcdonald's or a burger king or anything like that, you'll see people guzzling and you'll see kids fat, and you'll see them getting childhood diabetes and living really, really hard lives, and the inequalities -- it's the same thing with tobacco and other things, we're showing gains, but we're not showing it among the poor who have much fewer options than the rich do. >> well, the fight goes on. mayor bloomberg of new york city says they'll fight on, so we'll see what happens. lawrence gostin, professor and director of the world health organization, it's a pleasure. >> thank you. people are recovering from a
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it's quick and convenient, but there is new concern over mixed salad in a bag. lettuce, cabbage and carrots now linked to that stomach bug that's already sickened hundreds of americans in over a dozen states. cnn's medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta joins me now, and the most disturbing part of this is federal officials are saying this salad in a bag is to blame, but they're not telling us what brand. >> yeah, and part of it may be that they still don't know for sure. they feel like they've tracked down about 80% of the cases, but it could be that there may be more than one brand involved. but regardless, as you know, carol, we've been talking about this for some time, hundreds of people across the country are still waking up with symptoms of food poisoning, and we're learning the culprit may have been in your refrigerator all along. pre-packaged salad. that's the interest to the
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mystery that was causing the most recent food outbreak across the country. more than 15 states have reported food organisms caused by this parasite, tracing the source to bagged salad. >> we found there was a common exposure to bagged lettuce, bagged salad products. >> while the specific brand have not been named, health officials in iowa and nebraska blamed mixed salad bags of iceberg and romaine lettuce, as well as carrots and cabbage. but they also add the salad mix is no longer on the shelves in their states. this isn't the first time bagged salad has come under the microscope. earlier this month calissa williams said her sister was pouring out a bag of kale when she was shocked to find a frog. >> she poured out the kale and she went to stir them and she said, there's a frog in there. and we're all like, a frog?
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>> just this past february, an e. coli scare triggers a recall on taylor farms baby spinach. this most recent outbreak sending at least 21 people in three states to the hospital. i should point out to your question earlier, carol, the cdc are continuing to look at this outbreak, and they're not sure all the cases are part of this same outbreak, carol. >> so i have two questions. first, how did it get on the lettuce, this stuff that makes us sick? and secondly, how do i protect myself, because the salads in the bag, you just take them out of the bag and you don't have to wash the lettuce inside and you can just eat it out of the bag. i suppose i shouldn't do that now? >> they call it pre-washed so it gives some sense of security to people, but i think in regards to the first question, they think it was in the irrigation water or the prewashing process we're describing that the water was contaminated. i definitely think it happened before it was actually placed in the bag. that's what we're hearing from officials. with regard to the second part, certainly i encourage people to
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eat their fruits and vegetables, but washing them even if they're pre-washed is a good idea. holding them underneath the faucet as opposed to putting them in your kitchen sink because the concern has always been cross-contamination from your own sink. that's how the pre-washing thing began in the first place. but also drying the vegetables or drying the fruit because sometimes that pesky little parasite we're talking about here can still cling onto the v vej abgetables after they're wa. it's not foolproof, but those are some good tips. >> thank you, dr. sanjay gupta. we appreciate it. >> you got it. some powerful voices in conservative radio could be going off the air. liberals are rejoicing, but are they really going away? we'll talk about that next. hi, i'm terry and i have diabetic nerve pain.
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two of the most powerful conservative voices on talk radio may go off the air of radio markets very soon. we're talking about rush limbaugh and joe hannity. as limbaugh quickly pointed out, this has nothing to do with his political agenda and everything to do with a business dispute as in the nation's second biggest broadcaster, cumulus radio no longer wants to pay for his syndicated program. >> nothing is going to change. you are going to be able to get this radio program on as many if not more radio stations down the road than it's on now, and what you're being treated to is just a public business negotiation. negotiations have been taken public by one side of this when i thought it was done, that it was over with. and that's -- folks, i would love -- i mean, i love inside baseball stuff and i would love to pass this on, but i must use proper business restraint here.
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>> okay, but interestingly, last night rush limbaugh appeared on fox news for nearly an hour, a very unusual move. he doesn't usually grant interviews and fox had him on for almost a whole hour. possible sign that limbaugh is trying to stay relevant to prove he draws a big audience? it is all inside baseball or is it something more? joining us to talk about this is "new york times" media reporter brian stelter. good morning, brian. >> good morning. >> what is this about? liberals would say advertisers don't like rush limbaugh's message anymore, we don't want to advertise on the radio and cumulus is making a business move because of that. is that partially true? >> there is some truth to that. last year rush limbaugh found himself in pretty hot water by his standards with this significant ad boycott against him after he was critical of a woman who was out there talking about contraception and supporting president obama's
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health care overhaul. in some ways, he's never recovered from that. some advertisers never came back. but rush limbaugh's show is still very profitable, very successful, by far the biggest talk show on all radio. cumulus stations wants to go in a different direction. >> what direction would that be? are they going to put different kinds of voices on their radio stations across the country? >> i think it sort of mirrors the debate about what's happening with the future of the republican party. the biggest radio station of the country is sticking with rush limbaugh, and they say they'll just put rush on their own cumulus stations. cumulus, though, is looking to the future and thinking, is rush limbaugh going to be as popular in three years, ten years as he is today? they're guessing he's not. they think they need a more moderate host. so should they be more moderate or purely conservative? >> i find it fascinating that
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rush limbaugh appears on fox news for almost an entire hour -- >> he never does that. >> he never does that. he didn't specifically talk about, you know, his business dealings, but he talked a lot about his politics and kind of bashed obama for an hour, really, if you want to be honest about it. >> i kind of felt like it was a reminder that he is a top conservative talker out there. look at him getting a whole hour on fox news. nobody ever gets that, not even politicians get that. but rush limbaugh has been on for such a long time, over 20 years, and there is some skepticism as to whether he'll be as big in three, four, five years as he is today. cumulus thinks they can grow their own talent, grow their own stars. they put mike huckabee on as a sign of their own plans. i don't think rush limbaugh is going anywhere soon, i think he'll be very profitable as time goes on, but cumulus wants a change. >> i also found it fascinating
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fox would give him a platform for almost an entire hour. why do you suppose the network did that? >> the chairman of fox news is close to rush limbaugh, and even though we don't see him much on television, he goes on fox. i think that has something to do with it, that friendship behind the scenes. maybe rush limbaugh felt like he needed to remind everybody that he can still command an audience like that on television. >> brian stelter, thanks for your insight. we appreciate it. >> thanks. a new bruce springsteen movie opens, but he's not the star. his fans are. ♪ born in the usa, born in the usa ♪
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♪ i was born in the usa ♪ born in the usa snoends. >> it's good to be the boss and good to be a fan. they are the stars of a new documentary. here's more for you. >> reporter: born in the usa and raised in the arms of his fans for more than four decades. bruce springsteen is not just beloved, he's the boss. but it's the legions of fans, young and old, corporate and blue collar, who are the heart of this springsteen empire. and this month that empire expands to film. the documentary "springsteen and i" had just one screening worldwide on january 2nd. it goes for a second showing today in u.s. theaters. the documentary is marked more like an event, like a concert itself with specific dates and
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on-line ticket sales. but this springsteen event is not so much liabout the man on stage as much as the scores of us who sing along with him, about the facebook and youtube devotees. >> i used to hold this picture up to my son and say, daddy? >> reporter: and about the proud owners of springsteen albums worldwide. that's because for this documentary, british director bailey walsh asked fans to submit their own material and to explain to us all what this man means to them. >> hope and togetherness. >> reporter: among the first of its kind, the film weaves together more than 2,000 submissions all relaying the stories of real fans and their very real connection to the music. the end result is a film having the specificity, humor and unashamed earnestness of one of springsteen's own songs.
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♪ it's all right with me >> the springsteen team has funneled this fandemonium to something called springteam. if you're skeptical that they can fill two hours, just remember, they filled the oval office. >> one of the most important forces in american music -- >> more than once. a diehard fan leaves springsteen's home state of new jersey. >> if you go on hold in the christie organization, you're going to hear springsteen when you're on hold. >> so it seems bruce fans are everywhere, and in theaters across the country tonight, they will be the stars. the 2,000 submissions added up to 300 hours of footage and that was melted down into 83 minutes
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of documentary gold. jake tapper, cnn, washington. >> that was awesome. you go, bruce. just ahead in the newsroom, you're so vain. all these years and we still don't know who carly simon was talking about. actually, i thought it was warren beatty, but i was wrong. so who is this mystery person, and does taylor swift really know? i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead.
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it's been more than 40 years since "you're so vain" was released, yet no one knows what the song is about. jeanne moos explains why carly simon's famous song continues to leave so many of us guessing. >> prepare to dip your hats strategically below one eye and wear a scarf that's apricot. >> we're going to sing "you're so vain" tonight and i'm so excited. >> so excited they were holding hands in this video. taylor swift brought carly simon out for her concert so together they could belt out this song about some conceited mystery man -- ♪ you're so vain, i bet you
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sthi think this song about you ♪ >> 40 years later, we still don't know what it's about. c carly simon has never spilled the beans, though she's given us hints. >> the person's name has an e in it. two a's. >> when she released a new version of the song in 2009, a british tabloid was sure it had the guy based on barely a whisper that played backwards sounded to some like david. aha! david geffen, the record producer. but carly shot that one down. at an auction for charity, carly promised to reveal the secret to the highest bidder. former nbc sports executive dick
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eversol spent $50,000 for carly to whisper it to him, though he had to sign a contract not to reveal it. >> i told you to never tell. >> i thought maybe she would tell you, but i do know now. >> cat james, warren mick. carly sometimes says who it's not about. >> it is not mick jagger. >> or who it's not not about. >> you know, it's certainly not not about warren. >> if you have dreams of solving this riddle, they're just clouds in your coffee. ♪ clouds in my coffee >> i could never solve it, because if i solved it, people wouldn't have anything to talk to me about. >> it's just asking, your so vain. >> what are you talking about? >> i'm telling you, it was
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