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well, good morning, how was your weekend? nice to be with you again, i'm robin meade. here's the news. what in the world? a 16-year-old honor student was beaten to death perhaps by gang members and chicago police have video that shows the whole thing. plus roman polanski is behind bars. what could happen with a 32 year old sex charge? most people think walmart best symbolizes the united
states? a look into american culture that has people talking about george clooney, and millionaires and president obama. first our top story, iran says it's successfully tested the longest range missile overnight. state-run tv reports the missiles can hit targets 1250 miles away. that means u.s. bases in the middle east and places like israel and athens are in the range. still, the white house says diplomacy is the best way to deal with iran. >> the reality is there is no military option that does anything more than buy time. the estimates are one to three years or so. so i think, as i say, while you don't take options off the table. there's still room left for diplomacy. >> this comes days after iran announced it has a second nuclear facility it had not acknowledged before.
they say it is for peaceful purposes. u.s. is calling for the strongest possible sanctions against iran if the facility is being used to make nuclear weapons. full access to the new facility. chicago police are using amateur video of a 16-year-old boy being beaten to death to search for suspects now. [ screaming ] >> some people blame gang violence for the brawl that killed darian albert. four people are being questioned. >> i don't understand how 16, 17-year-old kids, how you can go over someone's body and beat them and stomp them to death. >> darian albert's family says the honor roll student was attached because he would not join a neighborhood gang. others say he may have simply been a bystander at the wrong
place in the wrong time. they want people to see the video if it helps identify who beat him up. roman polanski could be extradited to the united states on a decade old warrant. his arrest is getting alolt of attention on cnn.com. polanski pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old girl. but he fled to france before he was sentenced. saturday swiss authorities arrested him as he entered the country to be honored at the film festival. >> for me a shock and i'm ashamed to be -- that swiss is doing such a thing to a brilliant, fantastic genius. >> earlier this year a california judge rejected a request to throw out polanski's case even though his victim supported it. she says bringing the case up over and over again only causes more pain for her and her family.
polanski already paid her an undisclosed settlement. at almost 40 years young, brett favre led his team to a victory. shut my mouth. >> me too, robin. he's still got it. this is why the vikings brought him in to do this and this is what he does. he does his magic, you have to see the play. with 12 seconds left, they are down 4. favre rolls to the right and heeds on a prayer in the end zone and catch and touchdown. with two seconds left, greg lewis makes the stunning catch. that is his first catch ever in a vikings uniform. so minnesota wins there in first place in their division at 3-0. they are celebrating up there. and we'll have more sports in about ten minutes. thank you. new this morning, more than half a million kids in the united states have dangerous reactions to common drugs like penicillin
every year. a study in pediatrics says children under the age of 5 are affected most, including rashes and stomach aches, but five% were hospital sized. parents should pay close attention. half of the people would support taxing the incomes of the country wealthiest millionaires by 50% or more. that's from a new 60 minutes vanity fair poll. other interesting tid bits an overwhelming majority think walmart best symbolizes america and men would rather be george clooney for a week than president obama. one in 2003 are not sure what twitter is and 39% think it's a fad. coming and going. what do you think, that men would rather be george clooney than the president? >> not as much pressure i guess. >> being the president, that would be pain. >> absolutely, especially now. >> have you seen george
clooney's girlfriend? >> she's rather lovely. >> i thing that's the least stressful. let me show you what's happening. huge area of low pressure and this thing is going to be a deep low, meaning a lot of wind wrapping around this thing. the cold front dropping down into tennessee. this is a strong cold front. the cold air is going to get dragged down around it starting later today through tonight and tomorrow. the rain and thunderstorms developing out around that. here's cleveland, rain over you now. severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of western pennsylvania this morning. there are no warnings but the thunderstorms are north of pittsburgh rideing into erie. the whole line is going to stretch in towards philly and new york. broken scattered showers and thunderstorms back there. the back side of that, you can see rain south of sha boig an. milwaukee may get a couple of
thunderstorms early in the morning. once it dries out, the winds will pick up again today. wind advisories, gusting to 30 to 45 miles per hour. closer to lake michigan on the western michigan side, winds will gust to 60 miles an hour. be watching that. heavy rain moving through boston in towards maine and falling apart a little bit. we have this rain over lower parts of the country earlier this weekend. have you seen this video yet? >> this is coming in from atlanta. a sinkhole. some guy moved the barriers and drove into it and fell right through the road. look at this. >> the car wasn't even just the back end up, the whole thing. >> the whole thing sunk into the sinkhole. the driver had minor injuries and somebody moved the cone and the car broke right through the ground. unbelievable. we had three inches of rain on top of 15 to 20 we had before.
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love rewards it. i love you and i miss you. >> such a heart felt message. if you have somebody in the service, you want to salute them, go to cnn.com/robin. >> expect the obama administration to make a push for longer and more school days for your child. american kids need to keep up with kids in our nations. nearly two dozen schools in massachusetts made their day longer and officials say the early results are positive. other schools have added three to four-week summer programs. what do you think think? maryann writes, i think the school day is long enough. it's what goes on in those hours the children are in school that needs to be revamped. kenny writes, year round school is good for us. keeps them off the street and prepares them for life. when you grow up, you don't get three months off from work, but it would be nice. i don't know if he said it that
way, i was acting. we have a link at cnn.com/robin, be picture. all right. people looking for a job are facing grim odds and our money expert jennifer westoven has stats. it's a hunch we have but you have the numbers to back that up. >> i think people take this so personally that it's not that you're not working hard. it really is hard to find a job these days. but for every job opening out there, there are six people plo looking to find it. they are citing government numbers. there are almost 15 million americans who are officially out of work and only about 2.5 million full-time permanent jobs out there. more help may be on the way if you're in this situation. congress has been looking at 13 more weeks of unemployment checks. only if you live in a state with high unemployment. so far it passed the house.
no word from the senate yet but i promise to keep track of that story for you and keep you updated. let's get you good news in a bad economy. if you've been out driving past the gas station, gas prices down to $2.50 a gallon for a self-serve regular. that's according to aaa, the national average. may be different where you live but still probably about 11 cents cheaper than what you were paying last month. they say it's because of the recession, fewer people working. today is a a dubious anniversary, a year ago today that president bush asked congress to pass a $700 billion bailout plan to rescue the financial system from a potential collapse. he says without the rescue plan the cost of the american economy could be disastrous. many economists believe it did help, didn't save the money but did stabilize the financial system, got it out of the icu. zeer ox will pay $5.5
billion to buy affiliated computer services. how does that affect me personally? it pronlably doesn't but it is a good sign if big companies are willing to take the big risks out electrthere. telling you they have faith the economy won't stay like this forever. michael jackson will be playing to sellout crowds months after his death. find out how fast the tickets sold out for the movie.
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a scary moment at nascar when the youngest driver had a nasty crash, tapped by the guy who he replaced tony stewart. nen is t-boned by reed sorenson. it rolls over and over again reduce teenaging it to scrap me. he was okay. imagine seeing your teenage son crash. jimmie johnson trails mark martin in the standings. there is much celebrating in detroit. the team got their first one in two years and most of their fans probably didn't see t the detroit lions beat the washington redskins but the game was blacked out on local television because it didn't sell out. 40,000 people in the stands saw
it unless you had satellite, a satellite package or went to a bar. with the unemployment rate, i doubt they had a satellite package. michael vick returned to the football field and it was say very pedestrian return. did not do a whole heck of a lot, ran for seven yards, gets leveled on this one. everybody was so excited about his return, but, two years out of the game, you cannot expect him to show up and tear it up. it's going to be a while. one of the greatest college quarterbacks ever, back after spending the night in the hospital after this nasty hit in the gators win over kentucky. how long will he be out before he can play again? the coach says he's doing okay. does not look okay after that. it is the greatest rivalry in competitive eating history. koeb ash she defeated joey
chestnut. 93 hamburgers in eight minutes for that guy. that's a look at sports. a lot of indigestion. >> the faux hawk. >> changes his appearance. >> talking with your mouth full! >> watch it. >> way too much energy for eating that many hamburgers. >> i love it. thank you. michael jackson is still playing to sellout crowds. tickets went on sale yesterday for advanced screenings of the documentary about his last days. all 3,000 tickets were gone in two hours. people camped out for days to get them. >> i live here. my new residence. >> show me some moves. >> describe the past 72 hours for me. >> so hot but worth the wait. so exciting. i just want to cry, it's so
exciting. to be a part of this whole history is amazing. >> "this is it" opens one month from today. it is compiled from hundreds of hours of rehearsal footage from the planned concert series in london. a south carolina politician gave away an ak-47 at his latest fundraiser. and every donor got the chance to shoot a machine gun. dean allen is running for general and if elected would be in charge of the south carolina natural guard. says the machine gun social was a way to show support for the second amendment. we have an exciting edition to our lineup starting tomorrow, the joy behar show will air right here on hln. this is moment of joy and it's a commentary. >> last week there was a death in the man son family susan
atkins finally died. in 1969 she helped kill sharon tate in a grisly murder that shocked the world. when is charles manson going to guy? my mom used to say god takes the wrong ones. good people are dropping like flies, walter cronkite, patrick swayze, they are all gone. but charlie manson is just fine, how is this possible? is he on some health kick in prison? is he a vegan, drinking green tea maybe taking a pilates class. my mother used to say, when it's your time to die, you'll die. i don't believe in the death penalty, isn't it about his time. susan atkins finally took the ride in the mahogany taxi. let's pony up and give charlie man son some cab fare but that's
just me. >> the show starts tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. eastern on hln. >> 20 minutes after the hour. for our flyers today, business flyers, wind gusts in the midwest. i wonder what that will do in terms of, rough landings, little drama mean. >> it will be a three-bagger. let me show you what's going on. the rain is out there, also the wind is behind that. here's cleveland, cle, notice the showers moving in towards pittsburgh and buffalo. behind it there's more scattered activity. it's going to be the wind that will get you today. the windshield will get in towards new york city metro. chicago, winds gusting to 50 miles per hour this afternoon. then wind for the rest of these cities, rob. more in a little bit. the bomb between one teacher and student goes way beyond the
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iran has successfully tested long-range missiles that could potentially hit u.s. military bases in the middle east. iran's state-run tv reports that the country tested two types of missiles overnight that could hit targets up to 1250 miles px away. iran also tested several others during military exercises over the weekend. every year half a million kids are treated for bad reactions to commonly used drugs. a new study in pediatrics says children under the age of 5 often get rashes and stomach aches and other problems from penicillin and antibiotics. researchers warn parents to be
cautious giving new meds for first time. chancellor angela americale was reelected to the second term yesterday. she's now preparing to talk to the country's coalition partners. merkel has been trying to build closer ties with the united states. more than any other chancellor in recent history. >> "cloudy with a chance of meatballs" took in more than $24 million. the bruce willis thriller "surrogate" came in second. and the remake of "fame" debuted at number three. how are you on this monday morning? it's 7:31. good morning, sunshine, i'm robin meade. we're seeing the security tapes from the 1995 oklahoma city bombing for the first time. but a lawyer who fought to have them released says there's something funny. four surveillance cameras from
buildings around the building went blank just before the explosion. he says the fbi is covering something up. so far we don't have a response from the fbi. former president clinton is saying the so-called vast right wing conspiracy that attacked him during his presidency is still around. his comments from a "meet the press" interviews one of most popular stories on cnn.com. >> you bet. sure it is. it is not as strong as it was because america has changed demographically. >> clinton also said there's no way republicans will take control of congress in next year's mid-term elections like they did during his presidency. a major lock break is slowing down an important shipping channel. only limited cargo traffic right now. it's still unknown what caused the break in kentucky. last year a public policy group
gladed the lock's performance as a d. more than $10 million in federal funds were set aside for the upgrade but not scheduled until 2011. here's some stories we're watching for in the morning express planner at 11:30, immigration and customs agency will join colombian and mexican officials to announce one of largest seizure of cash in history. at 4:30, a status hearing is scheduled in colorado for zazi for lying about a terror plot. a former new york columnist has died. william safire was a speechwriter for nixon. he started writing conservative op-eds in 1973 and won the pull let's zer five years later. he passed away at the age of 79.
i never know what's going to happen on live tv. ask a live cast member. she dropped the f bomb in a life performance. >> you forget your spoon and throw ashtray butts at my head. you sit up for yourself [ bleep ]. >> lucky for that babe, you're in the heart. >> a skit called biker chit chal lorne michaels says she was supposed to say freaking and made a slip. the poor thing. her face just fell -- >> she knew. >> that's unfortunate. >> first time out, first time in the big league. >> i can't believe there's not a delay. like a three-second delay. we had to hire somebody to bleep rafer out and the delay when he does sports.
you never know what the kid is going to say. i'm just kidding. let me show what's happening across the weather. so far things are shaping up to be pretty nice for the west coast. hot towards vegas. look at that low right around lake superior, big cold front dropping down towards the south. we had one cold front go across the deep southeast over the weekend. reinforcing shot of cold air is now coming through the upper midwest through the great lakes. look at the rain wrapped up across michigan. heavier showers and thunderstorms pull agway from cleveland. pittsburgh, decent rain earlier this morning stretching in towards extreme western new york state. buffalo still dry. night ago ga falls reporting rain. it could be gusty this afternoon too. winds will be picking up around milwaukee, coming out of green bay as well. you'll watch the winds gust to 45 to 50 miles per hour.
could be as high as 60 miles per hour across the lake shore michigan. high wind warnings and the rest of the areas in yellow shaded in. high wind advisory. winds gusting up there, almost 55 miles per hour. look at the rain pulling away from maine. then more showers come in for new york city, back into philadelphia and d.c., scattered thunderstorms and winds will pick up there too. how about this weekend? fall colors beginning to show up in new england. ireporter mike from con cord, vermont. >> it seems so early, look at the calendar, yeah. >> almost october. how gorgeous is that. the winds might be a little factor, might blow some leaves off. shouldn't be quite as strong as what we'll find in the great lakes, talking about the wind. more on that in a half hour. know joke at one of the big box stores they had the christmas aisle set up right alongside the halloween candy.
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friday. it's become really tight here. chicago, madrid, and tokyo are in the running as the host city. so we've now confirmed that the president is going to be there. obviously he's popular on the world stage. some might wonder if it will help his home town of chicago get the games. a store clerk in arizona was attacked by a robber with a crowbar and that vicious attack was captured on camera. listen. [ screaming ] >> stay back. stay back right here. >> and it looks like the clerk was struck a second time when she tried to stop the robber. the suspect got away with $200 in cash. the situation in afghanistan is tougher than u.s. commanders expected that is what defense secretary robert gates is saying and that the united states should not set a clear exit strategy there but described
what a victory may look like. >> i think that success in afghanistan looks a great deal like success in iraq in this respect, that the afghan national security forces increasingly take the lead in protecting their own territory and going after the insurgents and protecting their own people. we withdraw to an overwatch situation and then we withdraw. >> gates says the u.s. now has a comprehensive winning strategy, which it didn't have before. so a tiny car company backed by former vice president al gore got a government loan for more than a half a billion dollars. but our money expert jennifer westoven is asking if you did the smell test. >> i'm just stirring the pot. >> she just wants you to think -- some people are outraged, you picked up on it and bringing us the story. >> i'm saying, what do you think about this? you might be outraged.
$529 million of your money, taxpayer money that was loaned out to help build this hybrid car. you might go, okay, hybrid is good. this is a sports hybrid that cost $90,000 and it's going to be made in finland. and it's by a company connected to the former vice president. the wall street journal is reporting on the loan that has some groups outraged. they say spending your money on the karma car is so that reach people can have a status symbol in the driveway. fiscar says we are working on a more affordable sedan but they also say that often new technology starts out really expensive then but then gets cheaper and cheaper. we need the jump start to get it going. latest update on the madoff scandal. what's his family involved? bernie madoff's family is in the
cross hairs, being sued for $198 million, this isn't about criminal wrong doing, this is by the court appoint eed trustee, get every dime he can get to split it among the victims. madoff admitted to running one of the biggest ponzi schemes in history. he is planning to sue madoff's two sons and niece and brother, alleging since they worked with him, they should have known what was going on. the sons say they are innocent. back to you. >> all right, makes you think, didn't it? you've never had a family reunion like this one. these people have lived for years separated by bash barbed wire until now. it's not often tiger woods has to deal with losing. but he has 10 million reasons to feel good about it.
expect the obama administration to make a push for longer and more school days for your child. the president and the education secretary say that american kids need to keep up with kids in other nations. nearly two dozen schools in massachusetts made their school day longer. and officials say the early results are positive. other schools have added three to four week summer programs. what do you think? head to facebook. sir christopher writes, that's all good. now are we going to pay the teachers more money also? shannon writes, i think a longer school year would help students retain more information from year to year. donna writes, another way for kids to be raised by schools and their teachers. we give us the news. you give us your views. go to the facebook page and type away. the link is at cnn.com/robin.
phil mickelson had a dramatic come from behind win and beat tiger woods. here's rafer with more on that. >> what an amazing way to end the year for phil mickelson winning the last big pga tournament of the year. he was tied for 26 after first day and started sunday four strokes back but had one of the best days of his life to win by three over tiger woods. tiger woods took second. tiger would win the fedexcup and $10 million payout. phil would take second in the cup standings, so he gets 3 million plus the 1 million for winning the tournament. there they are with the two trophies. kind of like nascar. the colts quarterback peyton manner is juing is just as thri on the field. he showed it last night. four touchdowns and almost 400
yards passing. peyton manning does more commercials than anybody, when you play like that, you can endorse as much as you want. mark sanchez going to be getting some endorsement. as he did his spread in the "gq", became the first rookie quarterback ever to lead the team 3-0 start after the jets had a come from behind win over tennessee. he's been called sex on a stick by an espn unnamed sports anchor. >> what does that mean? >> exactly. because he's not on a stick. they are celebrating this in new york. the yankees beat the red sox to win the division. they'll be home most of the playoffs, but with a $200 million payroll, these guys are expected to win the world series, right, bob? but they have not gotten out of the first round since when, 2004? a major meltdown on saturday, indiana almost got first one in decades. two minutes left, see these guys
battling out for the interception. indiana's coach lynch goes crazy, throws his gum at one of the players. that's an innocent piece of gum there. lakers forward tied the knot this weekend after dating about a month. several media outlets say they were marry today beverly hills homes. ryan see crest and the entire kardashian clan were there. lions get the first win and fans probably didn't see it. >> you've got to see that story. new york governor david paterson has a message for the people that want him to bow out of the election. even the white house dropped hints about the political future. in response to the criticism, new for you in the next hour.
if you're worried about future gas prices and you think fuel efficient cars are too expensive, hln money expert clark howard you how it pays to go green. >> have you considered buying a hiybrid hybrid? there's been all this talk over the years about how hybrid's are really just a rich man's game. that you pay so much more for one that you can never make up that cost in what you save in fuel. well, that was true, especially, ironically enough, last year when gas peaked at over $4 a gallon. because dealers were marking the hybrids up so much you could never make that price difference back. but now you can. a firm which did expensive reserve about the payback on hybrids plus their competitor, clean diesel automobiles, found that most of them have a decent payback and some have an extraordinary payback if you pay that additional money up front,
savings over the first five years are enough for you to keep in some cases thousands of extra dollars in your pocket. so you thought you couldn't afford a hybrid or a clean diesel? maybe you can. you know what you should do? look at the list. where? cnn.com/clarkhoward. >> clark will teach you to save more, intend less, and avoid getting ripped off. watch him on the weekends right here on hln at noon. got to love clark. he even emphasizes his own name. clark howard. >> i love that. he saves you a lot of cash, too. with what? using one razor for like a whole year? >> he does. he does. >> it adds up. >> he says you have to dry it off with a blow-dryer. >> no delays right now. that's going to change. rain in towards northeast. new york city metro watch for an hour or more delays. philadelphia, same thing.
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here's the big story today. iran says it has successfully tested the longest range missiles in its arsenal overnight. iran's state run tv reports the missiles can hit targets up to 1,250 miles away. that means u.s. bases in the middle east in places like israel, moscow and athens are in the range. an international security expert tells our sister network, cnn, that these launches could affect recent attempts to improve u.s./iranian relations. >> i've spent, like, 15 hours in these meetings. you get different ahmadinejads. one year he was very angry and defiant. another year he was more prof so i recall. this year it was the most conciliatory that i've seen him. he has positive things to say about the p-5 plus one talks. said they could be useful, were an opportunity, the u.s. and iran could both take advantage and try to resolve them through these talks. so that was striking and
different this time around. >> the tests come days after iran announced it had a second nuclear facility it had not acknowledged before. the u.s. wants iran to give international inspectors full access to that new facility. there's a breaking story this morning. president obama will go to denmark to try to bring the summer olympics to the united states again. a senior white house official says that president obama is going to fly there on thursday to pitch chicago as the host city for the 2016 games. he's going to be the first u.s. president to make such a personal appeal. so the president is going to go. oscar winning director roman polanski could be extradited to the united states on a decades old warrant. in 1977 he pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old
girl. but he fled to france before sentencing. saturday swiss authorities arrested him as he entered the country to be honored at a film festival. polanski's victim wants the case thrown out. she says reliving it only causes her more pain. defense secretary robert gates is pushing back at critics who want u.s. troops out of afghanistan. gates says even setting a deadline for a pullout would be a disaster for the united states. he tells our sister network, cnn, it would give the taliban and al qaeda a boost. >> failure in afghanistan would be a huge setback for the united states. taliban and al qaeda as far as they're concerned defeated one super power. for them to be seen to defeat a second, i think, would have catastrophic consequences. >> some democrats in congress oppose sending more soldiers and are trying to persuade president obama to set a deadline. the u.s. commander in afghanistan is asking for more
troops. the president has not decided what to do. all right. new this morning, more than half a million kids in the united states have dangerous reactions to common drugs like penicillin every year. a study in "pediatrics sts says children under the age of 5 are affected the most. 5% of the kids are hospitalized. researchers say parents should pay close attention when your child takes a new medicine for the first time. we are seeing security tapes from the 1995 oklahoma city bombing for the first time. but a lawyer who fought to have them released says there's something strange. four surveillance cameras from buildings around the alfred p.mura federal building went black just before the explosion. he says the fbi is covering something up. so far we don't have a response from the fbi. chicago police are using amateur video of a 16-year-old boy being beaten to death to search for suspects.
some people blame gang violence for the brawl. right now four people are being questioned. >> i don't understand how 16, 17-year-old kids, how you could just stand over someone's body and just constantly beat them and stomp them to death. >> dareon alberts' family says the honor roll student was attacked thursday because he would not join a neighborhood gang. others say he may have been simply a bystander at the wrong place at the wrong time. his parents say they want people to see the video if it helps identify who beat him up. michael jackson is still planning to sell out crowds. tickets went out yesterday for advanced greetings about the documentary of his last days. all 3,000 tickets were gone in two hours. people camped out for days to
get them. >> i live here. my new residence. >> she me some moves. describe the past 72 hours for me. >> oh, my god. so hot. but it was worth the wait. it's so exciting. oh, my god. i just want to cry. it's so exciting. to be a part of this whole history is amazing. >> "this is it" opens nationwide one month from today. the documentary is compiled from hundreds of hours of rehearsal footage from jackson's planned concert series in london. six minutes after the hour. there's a big ole cold front moving in for a lot of you this morning. behind it, bob is saying you've got fall-like temperatures. first wind. >> yeah. wind is going to be a major factor today. in fact, this area of low pressure, you can see it spins around with the radar, it's still right over the northern part of the great lakes. this is only going to deepen and strengthen over the next 12 to
24 hours as it slides down to the south. rain showers going around right now. the biggest threat is coming in towards western pennsylvania and new york state right here. that's ahead of the cold front. cold front itself back across ohio. all the action ahead of that has been on the strong side. specifically around pittsburgh back on in towards erie. a nice line of thunderstorms from niagara falls through lake erie back down in towards jamestown. lots of lightning here. i don't see any warnings. we are going to see the winds gust to easily over 40 miles per hour with that. rain at times near milwaukee. a couple scattered showers. the main threat the western great lakes in towards michigan and later today across buffalo area back in towards pittsburgh is going to be the wind. we're watching for wind advisories. 30 to 45 mile per hour wind gusts. all the areas shaded in yellow are going to see gusting winds today. it's going to be strong. trying to catch a flight in our out of chicago, detroit, cleveland, it's going to be
tough. 47 in -- tomorrow morning wake up around duluth, fargo. frost warnings. rain left up over eastern maine. that's pulling out for you right now. the rest of the country is extremely quiet. we still have those red flag warnings for a good chunk of nevada in towards northern parts of california and oregon. las vegas as well seeing a high temperature today near 100 degrees. out of atlanta, more rain over the weekend. we knew it was going to come. three inches of rain near duluth. look at this car. i see the barrels. i'm going around. went through the barrels fell right through a sink hole here. unbelievable. the gal of some of these drivers. this guy walked away with minor
injuries. heed those warnings. we lost almost ten lives in atlanta over the last week because of the floods. the good news is that there are jobs to fill. but the bad news, there is a line of candidates for each one of those jobs. it's probably no surprise, though, right? we have the hard numbers on just how hard it is right now to find a job. plus, look out, mr. president. george clooney has got you beat in one of the new polls. ing rin. progresso. your chicken tuscany says it has fiber in it. yep. four tasty new soups with 28% of your daily fiber. but i like this chicken tuscany., i like it too. but it has fiber in it. that's right. fiber? yeah. but i like it. (announcer) progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [screeching] [dejectedly] oh. [screeching] [barks] (man) if you think about it, this is what makes the ladders different from other job-search sites. [screeching] we only work with the big talent.
dangs floods are forcing people from their homes and devastating entire areas of the philippin philippines. what do you do if you're the person on that? at least 140 people have died. some people just hold on for their lives on that floating debroi. rescuers are trying to reach families waiting on rooftops for help. thousands of people don't have water, food or power. officials say this is the worst flooding in 40 years.
in our salute to the troops, today's salute is to army ar gent andrew mills. his girlfriend says he deployed to afghanistan a little over a month ago. he's very missed and very loved. >> good morning, robin. my name is linda. i would like to salute my boyfriend and best friend, army sergeant andrew mills. i want him to know that while he may be absent in our lives this last year, he is ever present in our hearts. i'd like to dedicate a poem to drew by emily dickenson. to wait an hour is long if love be just beyond. to wait eternity is short if love -- i love you and i miss you. >> we can certainly hear that it's a heartfelt message.ñ if you have somebody in the service and you want to is a salute them go to cnn.com/robin. people looking for a job are facing grim odds. our money expert jennifer westhoven has new stats on why
you may be looking at the worst job market in a long time. so this is at least something for someone who's looking for a job, they can say it's not me. >> yeah. >> it's not because of me. >> yeah. i'm hoping that people will think it does mean you have to work extra hard. it's not a reason to get discouraged. people, they really do, i know, a lot of people take unemployment so personally. for every job opening out there, there are six people looking to fill it. don't get down on yourself. don't let it zap your energy and keep you from looking. this morning's "new york times" had government numbers. about 15 million americans are officially out of work. there are only about 2.5 million full-time permanent jobs open. still, that is millions of jobs that are open. more help may be on the way. congress has been considering 13 more week of unemployment checks. we told you about that last week. it's only if you live in a state with high unemployment. so far it's passed the house. nothing from the senate yet. but i will keep track of that story for you. today marks something of a dubious anniversary.
a year ago today president bush asked congress to pass the $700 billion bailout plan to rescue the financial system from possible collapse. some experts have said it really has helped the economy in many ways. of course it didn't save everything. but it did help it along. there you see the president's quote there asking for that rescue plan. a lot of people think it helped pull the economy out of the icu. robin, back to you. >> how bad would it have been if we didn't do that? >> exactly. a man climbed into a bear pit. i don't know how. he lived to tell about it. what witnesses say may have saved his life. ♪ we created our college of business and management... after collaborating with business leaders. we wanted our curriculum to match market needs, preparing you for today's most sought-after careers. in fact, we have not one but five specialized colleges, offering you bachelor's degree programs that...
♪ a man is going through some mental tests after police say he climbed into a grisly bear display at the san francisco zoo. the workers fired a warning shot to keep two bears from attacking him on saturday. witnesses say he froze when he was approached by the the bears his feet. >> he didn't move the entire
time. his feet did not move. the bear was standing right over him. nothing. >> if he would have tried to hit the bear or shoo it away, it would have probably evoked the deadly response. >> this incident was at a same zoo with where a deadly attack happened two year ago where a tiger jumped over a wall and killed a 17-year-old boy who was supposedly taunting it. more than half of the people would support taxing the incomes of the country's wealthiest millionaires by 50% or more. that's from a new "60 minutes"/"vanity fair" poll. an overwhelming majority think walmart best symbolizes america. also, man would rather be george clooney for a week than president obama. one in three say the toughest thing to cut back on is dining out. vacations were second. expect the obama administration to make a push for longer and more school days for your child. the president and the education secretary say that american kids
need to keep up with kids in other nations. nearly two dozen schools in massachusetts made their days longer. and officials say that the early results are positive. other schools have added three to four week summer programs. but what do you think? well, ann writes i'm not for longer school days. i would rather they come up with a way to make the present time more educational. tom writes, i say no. the dropout numbers would increase. jason writes we need help with our schools. but the kids of our nation need a life. go to our facebook page. no matter what your opinion is, we welcome it. if you need the link, go to cnn.com/robin. there's a little icon that you can hit right there. whoa. a scary moment in nascar. the youngest driver on the circuit had a nasty crash. and it's just -- it's heart wrenches video when you see his father run toward the car.
>> i know. can you imagine watching your teenage daughter or son? fortunately this young man is okay. we are talking about 19-year-old joey logano. he's the youngest driver on the circuit. watch it here as he gets t-boned here. he just rolls over and over and over again. eight times he car barrel rolls. his car basically reduced, unfortunately, to scrap metal. then his dad tom was running after him. do we have that other video, guys? there we go. okay. that's the video i wanted to show you here. tony stewart first taps him in the back. there he goes and hits the wall right there. that's when he starts rolling here. brings a bunch of cars to a stop. it's just a real testament to how well these cars are put together. there's his dad, tom, going checking after him. jimmy johnson would take the checkered flag. he still trails mark martin by 12 points in the standings. brett favre showed he's still got it. 12 seconds left. vikings down 4 to the 49ers. he evades the defender, heaves
it into the end zone. catch and touchdown with two seconds left. minnesota wins. they are in first place in their division at 3-0. and the nfl's losingest team finally got their first win in years. most of their fans probably didn't even see it. the detroit lions. winless in 19 straight beat the washington redskins. the game was blacked out on local television because it didn't sell out. about 40,000 people were in the stands to see it live in person. it is the greatest rivalry in competitive eating history. japanese speed eater koeb ya shi defeated his arch nemesis and raining champ joey chestnut. >> did joey get a make over? >> joey got a make over. he's got the mohawk. 93 hamburgers in eight minutes to set a new world record. how is he keeping it down by being that demonstrative.
20 grand. that's a look at sports. a whole new sports cast the next half hour. the white house has not swayed new york governor david paterson from fighting for his job. last week we told you about reports the white house urged him to withdraw from the race. yesterday paterson said president obama never told him not the run. but the white house does have concerns about his candidacy. >> the only people i answer to are the people of my state. i'm not hurting my party. i'm standing up for my party and the people of new york. >> the white house has not confirmed or denied telling paterson to drop out of the race. many people say teachers give kids a gift for life. that is exactly what this teacher did for her student. but it happened on the operating table. !d!d!d!d!d!d!d!d!d!d!d!d!d
iran has successfully tested long-range missiles that could potentially hit u.s. military bases in the middle east. iran's state run. >> steve: reports the country tested mill sills over night that could hit targets up to 1,250 mile ace way. they also tested several others during military exercises over the weekend. a u.s. friendly leader will run nermny for another four years. chancellor angela merkel was re-elected to her second term yesterday. she has been trying to build closer ties with the united states. she says she wants her new government in place by november 9th. that is the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall.
mama mia! >> "cloudy with a chance of meet ba meat balls is number one at the box office. all right. those were some of the headlines. hey. good morning. monday. where did the weekend go, huh? i'm robin made. here's what's going on today. former president bill clinton says the so-called vast right-winged conspiracy that attacked him during his presidency is still around. well, his comments from a "meet the press" interview are the most popular story right now on cnn.com. >> sure it is. it's not as strong as it was because america has changed demographical demographically. it's as virile as it was. fundamentally he and his team
have a positive agenda for america. their agenda seems to be wanting him to fail. and that's not a prescription for a good america. >> clinton also said there's no way republicans will take control of congress in next year's mid-term elections like they did during his presidency. the u.s. commander in afghanistan says that things there are tougher than he expected. general stanley mcchrystal says the u.s. needs to move more quickly and it needs more troops on the ground. he spoke to david martin of cbs's "60 minutes." >> are things worse or better than you expected? >> they are probably a little worse. >> what's worse than you thought? >> well, i think that in some areas, the breadth of violence. the geographic spread of violence, places to the north and west are a little more than i would have gathered. >> general mcchrystal says the u.s. could lose in afghanistan without more soldier. but a lot of democrats in
congress are against it. the president has not made up his mind. new this morning, president obama will travel overseas to try to bring the olympics back to the united states. and, more specifically, back to his hometown of chicago. here's rafer with more on that. >> yeah, robin. this is history in the making. because never before has a u.s. president taken such a direct role in trying to bring the games to the united states. but a senior white house adviser says thursday the president will join his wife michelle and oprah winfrey and fly to copenhagen to meet with ioc officials to try to convince them to bring the 2016 games to the windy city. they are competing with rio de janei janeiro, madrid and tokyo. if that doesn't convince them to give the games to chicago, nothing will. >> you're a little partial. >> i really want them to get it. >> i think they'd do a fabulous job. the moments are becoming more tense as it gets closer. supposed to make an announcement friday. >> i believe so, yes. a store clerk in arizona was attacked by a robber with a crowbar and the vicious attack was captured on camera. listen.
>> stay back right here! right here! >> wow. it looks like the clerk was struck a second time when she tried to stop the robber. the clerk's okay. but the suspect got away with about $200 in cash. you never know what's going to happen on tv. ask one of "saturday night live's" new cast members who dropped an f-bomb in her first appearance on the show. >> you forget your spoon and ashtray full of buds at my head? you know what, you stood up for yourself, and i [ bleep ] love you for that. >> you're in my heart, babe. you're in my heart. >> you're in my heart because you're in trouble on your first appearance. >> that's jenny slate next to krist kristen wigg. lauren michaels said she was supposed to say fricking and
made a slip. her poor face. >> the whole career flashes by you in your face. it's the worst. >> you know your mom and dad are washing. everybody in your hometown. >> huge area of low pressure. big storm across the great lakes. here's the way it looks. it is deepening right now and strengthening up. here's your frontal boundary. all the way down in towards tennessee and stretches back in towards texas. look at the clouds ahead of that. they're racing in through the carolinas and through atlanta, georgia. if you're trying to travel down here, so far, soo good. it's going to be dry today. that's what we need. the winds are going to pick up to about 25 miles per hour out of the northwest in atlanta. high about 81 today. low to mid-70s by tomorrow. little bumpy ride. the gusty winds here, charlotte, all the way up to the northeast. could slow us down at the airport. nice shot from this morning. the radar picture underneath, the rain right around michigan. heavier downpours now.
western new york, western pennsylvania, too. here's that pittsburgh radar. it swings on through. another batch of thundershowers directly overhead of pittsburgh. all rolling into the rest of the alleghenies. scattered storms will be developing near philadelphia, new york city, even boston late tonight. look at buffalo right now. squall line going all the way down to just past jamestown. this thing has been travels over the great lakes for the last couple of hour. now right over buffalo. to the west, more light rain beginning to break up across wisconsin. once the rain gets out of there, winds pick up. wind advisory. all the areas you see shaded in yellow. mostly around michigan.ú right around lake michigan. winds here gusting to over 60 miles per hour this afternoon. wind warning for them. let me show you some pictures we got coming in from the weekend. this is near concord, vermont. nice i-report picture. leaves already changing. winds will pick up here later today. not quite as strong as what they're going to see over the great lake. good news. i don't think all those leaves will be ripped off just yet.
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writer for president clinton. he passed away from pancreatic cancer at a hospice in maryland at the age of 79. conan o'brien is expected to be back on "the tonight show" tonight after he congressed his head during a stunt on the show last week. he was taken to a hospital and released after the accident. nbc has not said what the stunt was. but they were forced to show a rerun on friday night. you may remember this story. countrywide financial corporation had special vip mortgages for some people, including public officials. that's not right. congress is looking into it. our money expert jennifer westhoven has a potentially stunning development about recorded phone calls linked to the vip program. >> yeah. you may remember there were some senators who were named. they said we didn't even know about this. what's going on? what we're learning this morning is that there were phone calls, tapes of them, that were reportedly destroyed. and that's got congress calling
for some more information. now, bank of america, of course, bought countrywide in july 2008. well, a bank of america spokesman told "the wall street journal" the company didn't keep any of these recordings that were involved from before july 2008 when it took over countrywide and terminated that program. but this program got a lot of criticism. well, countrywide got a lot of criticism in general in mortgage collapse. but this program included mortgage loans to two senators, a former housing official. now, they all have denied any wrong doing. but, you know, it's a big question. did this company basically try to give people, some people, influential people, much lower rates in return for positive legislation and no rules for the mortgage companies? a car company that's backed by former vice president al gore got a government loan for more than half a billion dollars. that's got some people outraged. we're asking, what do you think about this? you can tell us on our facebook page. $529 million of your money,
right? it's taxpayer money. it went to build a hybrid car. you may think hybrid, that sounds good. helps cut our energy dependence. i'm not talking about a regular hybrid. this is a sports car that costs $90,000. and, you know, it's got these political connections. so people are asking, hmm. how exactly did they get that money? is that appropriate. "the wall street journal" is reporting on the loan that has got some groups outraged. they say it's your money being spent basically so rich people can have a status symbol in their driveway. the company who makes it is fisker. they say they are working on a more affordable sedan and often that new technology can start out very expensive and kind of high end, but that it becomes more and more affordable over time. back to you, robin. we'll see if you and i can ever afford it. >> what do you call it? the smell test. >> i think it's cool. the car's called the karma. i like joking. if you want to attract trouble for having a fancy car for
liberals, call it the karma. >> i think of something that is maybe low cost or no cost. something that's a little bit green and granola, as i say. we have an exciting addition to our prime time line upstarting tomorrow. "the joe behar show" is going to air every night at 9:00 p.m. eastern here on hln. it's a moment of joy. it's her commentary. >> last week there was a death in the manson family. susan atkins finally died. who was susan atkins? in 1969 she helped kill actress sharon tate. my question is when the charles manson going to die? my mother used to say god takes the wrong ones. of course, she was looking at my uncle at the time. still. good people are dropping like flies. ted kennedy, walter cronkite,
patrick swayze. they're all gone. charlie manson is just fine, thank you. healthy as a horse. the man takes a licking and keeps on ticking. how is this possible? is he on some health kick in prison? is he a vegan? drinking green tea? maybe taking a pilates class. my mother always used to say when it's your time to die, you'll die. i don't believe in the death penalty. but isn't it about his time? susan atkins finally took the ride in the mahogany taxi. i say let's pony up and give charlie manson some cab fare. but that's just me. >> so "the joe behar show" starts tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. right here on hln. president obama doesn't think that kids are spending enough time in school and says that the entire nation may fall behind if things don't change. see how some schools are getting a head start on that concept. pn]
now, the president and the education secretary say american kids need to keep up with kids in other nations. nearly two dozen schools in massachusetts made their school day longer. and officials say the early results are positive. other schools have added three to four week summer programs. but what do you think? grace writes on our facebook page, a longer school day could help parents pay less after-school care costs. surely kids will be smarter, but teachers will possibly be more stressed. it's a toss-up. diana writes we expect our kids to keep their grades up, participate in extracurricular activities and work after school. when are they supposed to do all of that with more school? we give you the news. you give us your views. go to our facebook page or go to cnn.com/robin. a little icon. press it there. with his wife and mother battling breast cancer, phil mickelson has a dramatic come from behind win and beat tiger
woods. hi, rafer. >> good morning, robin. a really good way to end the year. his wife and mother reportedly are beating the breast cancer. so that's a great thing. and then phil mickelson goes out and beats tiger woods in the last big tournament of the year. i'm sorry. but a mind blowing comeback for this guy. he was tied for 26th after the first day. 26th. and he started sunday four strokes back and just clawed his way ahead of tiger. he won by three over tiger. now, tiger played pretty well. he took second. beautiful long birdie putt here. so he would win the fedexcup and the $10 million payout. tiger would. even though he took second in this tournament. phil wins the tournament but takes second in the fedexcup. tiger gets $10 million. phil 4 milli$4 millionand a sma trophy. peyton was on fire. four touchdowns. almost 400 yards to lead the colts over arizona 31-10.
did you see him when he hosted "saturday night live"? >> i think i saw clips we played. i didn't actually see the show. >> i hope he comes back. meghan fox was very beautiful but not funny. mark sanchez keeps living up to his hype. the rookie has done spreads in "gq." the first rookie to lead his team to a 3-0 start. he's been called sex on a stick by an espn sports anchor. we don't know what it means. interesting. the new york yankees beat the red sox to win their division and get home field advantage through the playoffs. with celebration comes great expectations. with a $200 million payroll, the yankees are expected to win the world series. and they haven't gotten past the first round since 2004. amajor meltdown on saturday. in case you mised in college football, indiana goes to michigan. almost get their first win there
in decades. michigan gets the interception and indiana's coach bill lynch loses his mind. goes absolutely insane and takes his gum and throws it -- oh, that gum wasn't wasn't hurting anybody. poor indiana. and lastly, lamar and chloe reportedly tied the knot after dating for a month. the two were married at the beverly hills home. that's a look at sports. a month! >> well, they still live in, is it miami? where the girls are living? >> i don't know. >> you watch. if you're worried about future gas prices and think that fuel efficient cars to too expensive, clark howard tells you how it
pays to go green. >> have you considered buying a hybrid? there's been all this talk over the years about how they are really just a rich man's game, that you pay so much more for one, you can never make up that cost for what you save in fuel. well, that was true, especially ironically enough last year, when gas peaked at over $4 a gallon because dealers were marking them up so much you could never make that price difference back. but now, you can. a company that did extensive research about the payback on hybrids found most have a decent payback and some, an extraordinary payback. savings over the first five years are enough for you to keep in some cases, thousands of extra dollars. so you thought you couldn't afford a hybrid or clean diesel,
hello, hello, hello. come on into the show on a monday. how are you? i'm robin meade and now i'm better now that i know you're watching. iran launched long-range missiles this morning, but says it has nothing to do with its newly revealed nuclear site. thousands of children have bad reactions to commonly used dug drugs every year. we've got a new study warning you to use caution. and a woman with a crowbar starts hitting a store clerk
what the clerk did that may have made matters worse. iran says it successfully tested a missile last night. a report says the missiles can hit targets up to 1250 miles away. that means places like israel, moscow and athens are in range. the tests come days after iran announced it has a second nuclear facility that it hadn't acknowledged before. >> anytime a country is not transparent, forthcoming, that's unwelcome. but if you step back, it doesn't change the trajectory that iran is on. so now, we know they have 3,000 more facilities. those are going to be under safer guards. it doesn't mean they've decided to go for the bomb. it means they still want a bomb
option. >> iran says the second facility is for peaceful purposes. they're calling for the strongest sanctions against iran if the facility the being used to make nuclear weapons. they want iran to give full access to the new facility. more than half a million kids in the united states have dangerous reactions to drugs like pencilen every year. children under the age of five are affected the most. 5% of the kids were hospitalized. researchers say parents should pay close attention. robert gates is pushing back at critics, saying setting a deadline for a pullout could be a disaster for the united states. he says it would give the taliban and al-qaeda a boost.
>> it would be a huge setback for the united states. taliban and al-qaeda, as far as they're concerned, defeated one super power. to defeat a second would have, i think, catastrophic consequences. >> some are trying to persuade the president to set a deadline. the u.s. commander in afghanistan is asking for more troops. the president has not decided what to do. president obama's going to travel overseas to try to bring the olympics back to the united states and chicago. >> this smile is the face of a chicagoan. never been has a u.s. president taken such a direct role on bringing the games to the united states, but it is said he will join his wife and oprah winfrey
and fly to copenhagen to bring those 2016 games to chicago. they are competing with rio, madrid and tokyo. >> so he has worldwide pull. does oprah winfrey? >> maybe a little. she's syndicated in 145 countries. she might have more pull than him. >> that's interesting. all right. thank you. didn't show she was syndicated in that many countries. roman plon ski could be extradited to the united states over a decades old warrant. in 1977, he pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old girl, but fled to france before sentencing. saturday, swiss authorities arrested him as he entered the country to be honored at a film festival. his victim wants the case thrown out, that reliving it only causes her more pain. expect the obama administration to make a push
for longer school days for your child. the president and education secretary say american kids need to keep up with kids in other nations. nearly two dozen schools in massachusetts made their day longer and report the results are positive. now, other schools have added three to four-week summer programs. what do you think? on facebook, people are typing away. jana says -- julie writes -- gina writes -- ryan says -- we give you news, you give us views. go to our facebook page. we have a link for you at cnn.com/robin.
it makes me think about the kids in sports because some practices wouldn't start until 8:00 or 9:00. i'm an auntie, not a parent. >> i'm trying to think of what to do with my son during the summer. he would hate it. going through july, forgot about it. west of pennsylvania getting slammed with heavy downpours. it's all ahead of the cold front. that's right across ohio. behind it, the winds will pick up. look at the rain around pittsburgh. gets in towards lower parts of new york state and now, the finger lakes. roh chester, some rain. the rain is going to stretch through pennsylvania and will end up near philadelphia is afternoon. new york city metro, scattered showers, too. backside drying out, but notice the wind advisories posted up here.
a lot of parts around the great lakes, wisconsin, in towards northern parts of michigan. the strongest winds today are around western michigan, where winds easily getting to 60 miles per hour. behind it, the cold temperatures are going to start getting drummed down. billings right now, 39. that cold air's going to be over the northern plains by tomorrow morning. we have freeze advisories for northern minnesota and the dakotas. we had heavy rain again in atlanta over the weekend. sinkholes beginning to develop. a car drives through it, boom. just gives way. we saw three inches of rain on top of the 15 to 20 we had the weekend before. >> was that sinkhole there before the car drove on it? >> no, the car actually caused the sinkhole, but unreal. >> that would explain why it's the exact size. >> this is probably going to be a problem for the next week or
so. more than half of the people would support taxing the incomes of the country's wealthiest millionaires by 50% or more. other interesting tidbits in this poll. a majority think that walmart best symbolizes america. also, men would rather be george clooney for a week than president obama. the first lady was number one choice for women. a 16-year-old honor student was beaten to death perhaps by gang members and police have video that shows the whole thing. and we'll catch you up on a deadly series of floods. those are people ride tg debris in waves. when i first saw the new outback it looked so different to me. but when i got back from my first trip... ...the look was unmistakable.
a month ago and is very missed and loved. >> good morning, robin. i would like to salute my boyfriend and my best friend, r army sergeant andret mills. i'd like to dedicate a poem -- to wait eternity is short if love reward the end. i love you and i miss you. >> thank you. if you have somebody in the service and want to salute them, we want to help you. chicago police say they have identified several people from a video of a 16-year-old boy being beaten to death. some of the neighbors blame gang
violence for the brawl that killed the boy. right now, four people are being questioned. >> i don't understand how 16, 17-year-old kids, you you could just stand over someone's body and just constantly beat them and stomp them to death. >> his family say he was attacked because he would not join a neighborhood gang. others say he may have been at the wrong plate at the wrong time. his parents say as painful as it is to see the video, they want it aired if it helps identify who beat him up. a teacher gives the gift of life. meet a woman who gave a kidney away. this is one of those stories that kind of ticks you off. if you get marriage counciling or shop at a discount store, it could affect your credit card
limit. this is the extent the companies are watching our spending habits. what gives? >> we've talked about before some of the reasons. like we already knew they were cutting your limit, but when you find out how much they're scouring your purchases, it feels a little invasive. >> you're shops from a middle or upper tier retail store and suddenly, it shows a purchase at a dollar store, some form of down shifting, suddenly shopping at walmart. >> just shopping at walmart. marriage counseling, then get hit because of it. if you hit the bars night after night, they look for any signs you might have lost your job and you might be losing your ability to pay them back. a colorado man running for office calls it red lines. american express says they look
at overall spending patterns over time. and good news in a bad economy. gas prices dropping down to much more reasonable levels. $2.50 is a new average. probably 11 cents cheaper than last month. fewer people are on the roads. they're not doing as much shopping. bob? >> it's going to be windy. robin's flying to ohio sometime today. let me show you what's going on. you can see most of the rain is clearing out from cleveland. the winds will be picking up here to about 50 miles per hour at times. here's what we have the rest of the day. new york city metros, the wind comes in today. watch for an hour or more delays
floods are forcing people pr their homes. 140 people have died and you can see them holding on for their life on floating debris. rescuers are trying to reach families on rooftops. thousands of people do not have water, flood or electricity. officials say this is the worst flooding in 40 years. michael jackson is still playing to sell out crowds. tickets went on sale yesterday for the advanced screenings of the documentary about his last days and all 3,000 tickets were gone within hours. people camped out days to get them. >> my new residents. >> reporter: show me some moves.
describe the past 72 hours for me. >> so hot. it was worth the wait. i just want to cry. it's so exciting. to be a part of this history is amazing. >> "this is it" opens one month from today. it's compiled of hours of footage from his planning for concerts. we have a new addition starting tomorrow. "the joy behar show." here's a quick sample. her moment of joy. >> last week, there was a death in the manson family. susan atkins finally died. who was she? in 1969, she helped kill sharon tate in a murder that shocked the world. my question is, when is charles manson going to die. my mother used to say, god takes
the wrong ones. she was looking at my uncle, but still. good people are dropping like flies. charlie manson is just fine, thank you. healthy as a horse. he takes a licking and keeps on ticking. is he on some health kick in prison? is he a vegan? drinking green tea. she always used to say, when it's your time to die, you'll die. i don't believe in the death penalty, but isn't his time? i say let's pony up and give charlie manson some cab fair, but that's just me. >> the show starts tomorrow at 9:00 eastern on hln. what a scary moment in nascar. the youngest driver on the
circuit had a nasty crash. >> what's ironic is the man who caused him to crash, tony stewart, is the guy this young man replaced. we're talking about joey lagono. he just gets t-boned and barrel rolls over and over again. eight times. he said it was worse than any roller coaster ride. there's his dad running after him. you imagine the panic. fortunately, he was okay. jimmie johnson took the checkered flag and trails martin in the standings. and brett favre showed us he's still got it. look at this amazing plays. 12 seconds left, favre does what he does best and heaves a touchdown to greg lewis in the last two seconds left. he scores that td. that's lewis's first catch in a
vikings uniform. minnesota wins. 3-0. they are happy in minnesota. >> pressure? what pressure? >> the lions is not feeling the pressure anymore. they finally got their first win in two years, beating the washington redskins. all it another washington bailout. the game was blacked out and not shown on local television because it didn't sell out. >> so they couldn't see them win? >> unless they had direct tv or were there. and michael vick returned. he played only a few plays. didn't do a whole heck of the lot. ran here for seven yards and missed a couple of passes. got levelled right here. two years out of the game, you cannot expect him to be his old
good morning. all right. so we've got the new york stock exchange open right now. the stocks are expecting to make small gaining today. we shall see. let me run through the stories here making headlines. more than half a million kids every year are treated for reactions they have to drugs. a new study says that kids under the age of five often get rashes and other problems from penicillin and other antibiotics. a u.s. friendly leader will run germany for another four
years. angela merkel was elected for her second term yesterday. she said she wants her new government in place by november 9. that is the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. "cloudy with a chance of meatballs" is number one again. it took in more than $24 million. "fame" debuted at number three. it's 31 minutes past the hour. i iran says it successfully tested the longest range missile overnight. the report says the missiles can hit targets up to 1250 miles away. that means u.s. bases in the middle east and places like israel, moscow and athens are in
the range. the tests come just days after iran had ayounsed the facility. a store clerk in arizona was attacked by a robber with a crowbar. it was captured on camera. listen. >> stay back. right here. >> it looks like the clerk was struck a second time when she tried to is to be the roper. the clerk's okay, but the suspect got away with about $200 in catch. at 11:30 a.m. eastern, the immigration and customs agency will join officials to announce one of the largest seizures of cash in history. a conference is scheduled for zazi and his son faces terrorism
charges. a major lock break on the ohio river is slowing down an important shipping channel. there's only limited cargo traffic right now. it's still unknown what caused the break in kentucky. last year, a public policy group graded the lock's performance as a d. you never know what's going to happen on live tv. just ask one of "saturday night live's" newest cast members. she dropped the f-bomb. >> you know what? you three an ashtray full of food. i -- love you for that. >> that's jenny slate in a skit called biker chit chat.
she was supposed to say fricken. >> do it, you own it. >> didn't say anything about her losing her job. i wonder if they would get fines even though it was a slip? >> i think you do. who pays it is what i want to know. right now, a big low pressure center. your cold front drops down out of that and the winds behind this are going to be whipping up something fierce. if you're traveling anywhere around the great lakes, cleveland, buffalo, detroit, partly cloudy skies with showers off and on. wind advisory for detroit, good chop on the lakes when you get up there. that's something we'll be watching. as for the radar shot, most of the rain is west of detroit. you can see the rain pin wheeling around that low. there's one batch right now around lake michigan. goes towards traverse city, too.
a couple of lines of thunderstorms ahead of the cold front. that's out of pittsburgh now. more storms developing this afternoon. the rain is filtering towards the finger lakes in new york state, too. the rest of the region drying out now across the western part of the lakes, but the winds are starting to pick up. wind advisories, all areas shaded in yellow, 30 to 45 mile per hour winds. it's going to get to about 60 miles per hour. high wind warning for western michigan. what about the temperatures? they're going to cool down. we've already seen them across new england. let me show you some colors popping up in the leaves. this is concord, vermont. this is just over the weekend. starting to peek out in at week over there. then it will shift down to the south. wind might disrupt you a little bit. take some of those leaves off
today. >> too soon for that. thanks. trading has started on wall street. come on, 10,000. hi, susan. >> i put on that crazy hat last week and look what happened. you know, i mean, the dow is lower in four out of five sessions. the hat is going to be put away for some time. in the meantime, we are seeing green arrows for the start of the trading week. we are expecting not much to happen today. it's yom kippur and a lot of people not participating, but we do have a merger monday. ser red sox announcing a deal for nearly $6.5 million. it will triple its service revenue next year. meanwhile, abbott laboratories
bought solvay for 7 million. it has a limited presence in europe and asia. final finally, thooes judge who fans love to hate. and now, simon cowell is reportedly the highest paid star on tv. the "new york post" says he has signed a deal worth more than 100 million a year to bring x factor to the u.s. that will also extend his contract can "american idol." he will produce, but not appear on the x factor. in the running for the new show, recently departed paula abdul. >> he's making more than ryan seacrest. >> and oprah. some families were separated decades ago and relatives never saw each other again, but now, they are meeting face to face.
some people accused of terrorism are going free because prosecutors don't have strong enough evidence. a new study says that the government is prosecuting about one in four terror suspects. it found federal agencies don't agree on how you categoryize the crimes. some people who haven't seen their family members in years are getting to meet them now. take a look at some reunions
between north and south koreaens. they now live in two different countries and have no way to get in touch. >> this is indeed the best day of my life. i was separated from my 4-year-old son 60 years ago. how truly amazing this is. >> about 10,000 people wanted to take part in those reunions, but fewer than 200 families will be allowed to do so. they will be going on until thursday. the white house hasn't swayed governor david paterson from fighting from his job. we told you about report that is the white house urged him to withdraw. yesterday, they said president obama never told him not to run, but the white house does have concerns. >> the only people i answer to are the people of my state. i am not hurting my party. i'm standing up for their priorities, the people of new york. >> the white house has not
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bill clinton says that the so-called vast right wing conspiracy that attacked him during his presidency is still around. his comments from a "meet the press" interview are the most popular story on cnn.com right now. >> sure, it is. it's not as strong because america's changed, but it's as veer lent as it was. >> he says there's no way
republicans will take control of congress next year. expect the obama administration to make a push for longer and more school days for your child. the president and education secretary say that american kids need to keep up with other nations. nearly two dozens schools in massachusetts made their days longer and the results are positive. other schools have added summer programs. what do you think about it? tina says -- gregory says -- jill from idaho sent an e-mail saying -- lauren writes -- we
give you the news, you give us your views. go to our facebook page. that's all you do. want to talk about shell shock, a man discovered that one of his chickens laid an egg two and a half times the normal size. >> i just couldn't believe it. you open up the chicken coupe and sitting inside the nest is this. we kind of related it to a woman that has a 25-pound baby. >> the owner says it's going to make a big old omelet. probation officers call it a last resort for sex offenders. why some were told to set up camp in the woods. new this morning, president obama will travel overseas and
try to bring the olympics to the united states. to chicago. they would do a great job, but there are some other tough cities to contend with. >> yeah, rio and tokyo and madrid. but chicago has the president and oprah winfrey. >> and deep dish pizza. >> you going to send julio over there? i'm excited. i want to see the city get the games. but yes, a senior white house adviser said thursday the president will join his wife and oprah winfrey and fly to copenhagen and meet with officials. they're going to make the decision on friday who gets the 2016 games. but get this. never before has a president taken on such a role in trying to bring the games to the u.s. phil mikkelson's mother and wife with beating breast cancer and he's beating tiger woods.
tiger took second over all -- second at the tournament, but first overall in the fedex cup standings to earn a $10 million payout. phil was second and walked away with 4 million. peyton manning continues to amaze. yes, he will endorse more products than anybody, but when he plays like this and can back it up, i can't argue. he is the best in the nfl right now. he threw for four touchdowns in the win last night. and mark sanchez keeps living up to his hype. became the first rookie ever to lead his team to a 3-0 start when he and the jets had a comeback win over tennessee. "saturday night live" should bookmark sanchez. the ladies like him. we had a little bit of a meltdown saturday. indiana goes to michigan. almost got their first win in
two decades. this play, they call it a michigan interception and bill lynch loses his mind and his gum. that's going to put an eye out. nobody was hurt by the gum. lamar odom and cloe kardashian tied the knot this weekend after dating for a month. several outlets say they were married at a friend's home. i don't know, robin. is he younger or older. >> i think kim's the oldest. they're all beautiful, long, dark hair. i don't know. >> and they're all on tv. >> their names start with k. >> back to you. >> he acts like he doesn't watch it. >> i don't watch the show. >> and he acts like he doesn't watch the real housewives of
whatever. >> you just like bruce. i don't know who you're talking about. what's up, everybody? so far, we have one delay. only a 35-minute delay. san francisco, morning fog. it will be there until about noontime. new york city metro, an hour or more delay because of the wind. cleveland, hour-long delay. again, it's a big storm system. i'll show it to you on the radar in about 15 minutes. >> what's your guilty pleasure? >> it would be the housewives of jersey. you can't beat that. >> mine's vegas. member that show? speaking of guilty pleasures, maybe conan o'brien -- he's expected back on the show tonight after he hit his head last week. he was taken to a hospital and released after the accident.