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aisle, early this thursday morning, october 28th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs beautiful blue sky where we are. good morning to you and welcome to "the early show." i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. good morning. >> good morning. this morning we have yet another example of how vulnerable mass transit can be to terror attacks. the fbi has arrested a man they say was planning to hit the d.c. metro system. we have details on what he was hoping to accomplish and how. coming to you live shortly from washington. >> very sobering stuff. also this morning, you know people have trouble sleeping at night. it's easy to blame your spouse because he or she snores too much or maybe it's caffeine. it turns out you may have a gene, a problem with a gene a genetic default as it were that' preventing a good night's sleep. >> not much to change your
genes. >> not too much. we start, though, this morning with politics as president obama sat down with funnyman jon stewart last night to avoid serious trouble tuesday. cbs news chief white house correspondent chip reid has the latest. chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, harry. according to the latest cbs news/"the new york times" poll, the president's approval rating is stuck at 45%. so hoping to fire up young voters last night he paid a visit to "the daily show." >> can i just make a plug? just to vote. make sure that -- [ applause ] >> i didn't know where you were going with that. when you said can i just make a plug, i was like are you dropping a album? >> reporter: the president's appearance with jon stewart on "the daily show" with humorous questions. >> you ran on high rhetoric, hope and change. and the democrats this year seem to be running on please baby one more chance.
now -- >> reporter: and serious answers. >> when the economy is growing, but is still not growing as fast as it needs to to make up for the 8 million jobs that were lost, folks are going to be frustrated than's going to reflect itself in the political environment. >> reporter: a political environment that has democrats and the president struggling to minimize the damage done when the ballots are counted in less than a week. a cbs news/"the new york times" poll shows republicans hold the advantage in the generic ballot for the u.s. house of representatives. 46% of likely voters say they'll vote for a republican while 40% say they'll support the democrat. >> don't let them tell you -- >> reporter: president obama doesn't appear to hold much sway over how people vote. i>
>> what have you done that we don't know about? are you -- are you -- are you planning a surprise party for us? filled with jobs and health care. >> reporter: and in california carly fiorin a returns to the campaign trail after a treatment related to breast cancer surgery. harry? >> thank you very much. also in washington cbs news news analyst john dickerson. good morning. >> good morning, harry. >> we watched last night and watched the president, that's a show that, you know, appeals to younger people. younger voters. in the past until two years ago, the younger voters didn't matter. they showed up in droves two years ago. is there any expectation that the president's appearance last night will get younger people to show up next tuesday? >> well, there's the expectation, there's the hope there's the prayer.
and this is what's necessary for the democrats in this tough environment and where a lot of democratic voters are still requiring that extra push and pull to get them to the polling place but that's still a narrow piece of territory. there's a huge set of voters in the middle independents and moderate who is are basically gone to the president in terms of where he can put his energy so this is kind of a last push here with five days to go. >> you know, i want to talk about money for a moment. we talked about this the other day but now the price tag for this midterm election goes over $4 billion. and one of the complaints of democrats through this is all this secret money and independent money and outside money being spent. turns out almost half of that money is going to democratic causes. >> that's right. the message you mentioned, though, in terms of outside money, anonymous money in particular, is something that really gets the democratic voters fired up. you talk to them and they mention it right off the top of their head. as a motivating tactic it is
useful for democrats but voters looking at where the money is coming from, it is down the middle and a question of transparency. >> california senate race as members of the juried a moment ago, fiorina is returning. is this just about done? >> it looks like it's moving in the direction that for boxer. remember, the president went throughout to pay a visit and in terms of good news for him, this is a place where maybe the visit stirred up the base helped get things going and maybe one to claim a little victory. california is quite a blue state and boxer should win there and things are going her way. >> talk about the guy to very likely be the speaker of the house very very soon. john boehner. he's scheduled to hit the campaign trail for a guy named rich rich richiotte. he made appearances at reenactments of events with battles dressed in nazi
uniforms boehner will go and appear for this guy. does it seem very wise? >> it doesn't seem wise here at the end. it seemed like you know the boehner folks say this is just an event to turn out the vote but, you know you could find somewhere else to be. the challenge for boehner, this isn't going to change necessarily any votes but for boehner he's already being defined as speaker boehner and so his image in terms of the way democrats will try to characterize him as a leader if in fact things go as everyone seems to think and republicans will be in control, now this is a way to start defining him before he's even in office and gets to define himself. >> interesting. john dickerson in washington appreciate your expertise. thank you, sir. >> thanks harry. >> maggie? >> thanks harry. the latest on the arrest of a pakistani-virginia man accused of planning an attack on washington, d.c.'s heavy-traveled metro subway system. here's a live picture from arlington, virginia. aation that was allegedly a target.
homeland security correspondent bob orr in washington this morning to talk about this with us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, maggie. >> farooque ahmed is the suspect's name. >> reporter: he was hoping to do a great deal of damage according to investigators. according to court documents we saw yesterday, farooque ahmed planning to attack subway stations and trains around the pentagon area, northern virginia. he wanted bombs on the trains at rush hour for large numbers of military personnel and it was a serious attempt at least in his mind. the good news here is that the fbi infiltrated the plot very very early so this plot came nowhere close to fruition and it was more of a fbi sting than anything else and underscores the idea that radicalization and home grown terror is very much a problem here. >> bob what if the fbi was not on to him from the beginning, did this person have the means and the connections to pull this off? >> reporter: as far as we know he had no real terrorist
connections. he had never traveled to any terror camps say, in pakistan. didn't know any real true bad guys. but when you have a radical person like this like mr. ahmed, who has the desire the drive and desire to do something in the name of islamic jihad you have to worry he could link up at some point n. this situation, the fbi came on to him very very early. over a period of six months set up a series of meetings and one source told me that at no time did he ever meet with anybody the fbi didn't know. so this was fully infiltrated but it is a very real danger. >> yes. we have seen other radicals who were serious threats to the mass transit system in this country. >> reporter: absolutely. people remember very well najibullah zazi attempting to attack the new york city subway that was the serious plot in that he had gone to pakistan he did know a real terror operatives and got training and
bought bomb-making materials and put together a cell and the government says they didn't come to zazi early at all. they found him relatively late and found him before he did any damage but this was a mature plot, somebody that moved very far down the road unlike ahmed. >> bob orr, thank you very much. erieca hill is on assignment. jeff glor is here. good morning. >> good morning. the mass i have storm with hurricane-like winds and heavy rain to the big chunk of the country made the way out to sea. that fast-moving storm began on tuesday and triggered more than 30 tornadoes in 9 states. yesterday that system battered the southeast. homes damaged in north carolina and virginia. trees knocked down and thousands lost power there. now to a stunning story from notre dame where a student assistant for the football team was killed when the portable tower he was standing on fell over in a wind storm. pete byrne of our south bend
indiana, station is at the notre dame campus this morning with the story. pete, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. the university of notre dame and especially the fighting irish football team are in mourning today after a violent accident yesterday claimed one of their own on campus. tragedy struck the notre dame fighting irish wednesday afternoon when 20-year-old dechland sullivan was killed. he was taping practice high above the field like the one seen here in a lift. as winds blow up to 51 miles per hour. it was 3:22 p.m. practice was just beginning when sullivan tweeted a grim premonition premonition. gusts of wind up to 60 miles per hour? well, today will be fun atwork. i guess i lived long enough. the tower is 50 feet above the ground and according to experts shouldn't be used in winds exceeding winds of 25 miles per hour.
at 4:of p.m., a clearly distressed sullivan tweets again, holy blank. holy blank. this is terrifying. 45 minutes later, the tower collapsed. crashing through a fence and landing on the street below. sullivan was rushed to a hospital where he later died. >> pretty horrific to think about it to say the least. something like this will hit the campus hard. >> reporter: the day before under similar conditions the team practiced indoors. notre dame did not comment about the switch to the outdoor field even though south bend was under a wind advisory at the time. a memorial mass will be held at notre dame later today. both the notre dame football coach and the university president issued statements yesterday expressing their sympathy. this accident is currently under investigation. reporting live from south bend i'm pete byrne, jeff back to you. >> thanks very much. such a chilling story. thank you. the foreclosure crisis appears to be spreading more this morning a. majority of major metro areas seen a sharp
increase in foreclosures according to realty track. the seattle and chicago areas saw the biggest jump july to september and in all 11 of the nation's largest areas saw foreclosure increase in quarter 3. in indonesia, emergency workers are struggling to cope with the double disaster. at least 343 people died when a tsunami struck on monday. many more have been swept out to sea it's believed. to the east, villagers are warned away from a fuming volcano that killed at least 33 people. more problems in haiti where a cholera epidemic killed hundreds and sickened thousands. they suspect it was brought to the island from nepal by u.n. peacekeepers. there's a possible clue in the disappearance of a north carolina girl. police found a prosthetic leg on this road tuesday. the 10-year-old was reported missing october 9th. police believe she is dead.
her stepmother admitted writing a bogus ransom note. a scuba diver nearly lunch for a shark and apparently attracted by the camera and lights. see the video. the diver got a very close look at the teeth. wow. but he did escape unharmed. that diver by the way with the close encounter will join us tomorrow exclusively here. actor randy quaid and his wife evi have been released from canada. both were arrested a week ago on outstanding u.s. warrants for vandalism charges. she was released yesterday after it was found she's a canadian citizen. randy quaid released on $10,000 bond. and in the world series a game one victory for the hometown giants. sanchez with four hits including three doubles and juan uribe with a three-run homers. 11-7 last night. the first time by the way the rangers' pitcher cliff lee ever lost in the playoffs. it's 15 minutes past the
hour. we turn to dave price. we welcome back dave price from his american adventure. >> nice to be back. in fact speaking of the world series, go out west right now on the map. see what's happening. shall we? >> we shall. >> we have a game. a game to take place later on in the afternoon, west coast time. in the evening for us. keep in mind, you are going to see some rain showers moving up the northwest coastline. stretching down to san francisco, so could be showery. it is a little
and it's 7:17. that's the first look at the weather this morning. back to you at the desk. >> thank you. see you again. still ahead, a kill attorney loose in missouri and people warning people with trouble with the man they're looking for, you could be next. we'll bring you the latest on the manhunt. also a look at the many ways we lose sleep at night. and how to get it back. and fans of tv's hottest new sitcom come down hard on a blogger who says she is grossed out by fat people on tv. you're watching "the early show"
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coming up later the details of a manhunt under way for a spree killer in missouri targeting people. three people so far are dead. one is in the hospital. and police are warning anyone who's ever had trouble with the man they are looking to question to leave their homes, to take their family and friends and head somewhere safe. we'll bring you details. also coming up this morning, brand new research on the sleep gene. there may be a reason deep down inside you why you can't get a good night's sleep. we'll tell you all about it. >> announcer: this portion of "the early show" sponsored by walmart. save money. live better. walmart. called the humana walmart- preferred prescription plan. it's a medicare prescription drug plan that saves you an average of over $450 a year with monthly plan premiums less than $15 and copays as low as $2. with
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tomorrow get ready for a ghoulishly good time. it's it's 7:25. time for news headlines from cbs 5. three san francisco giants go for another win this afternoon as the world series continues at at&t park. the giants scored six runs in the 5th inning last night and beat the texas rangers 11-7. this afternoon's game starts at 4:57:00 p.m. pg&e says it will remove the section of a natural gas line that exploded last month in san bruno. the utility company's president wrote to the mayor of san bruno to make that promise. it's not yet clear where the line will be placed or when it will be moved. bedbugs are bringing official together in contra costa county tonight. the county has formed a bedbug task force. it will held a community meeting at 6:00 p.m. to talk about how to detect and
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traffic is backing up in the eastbound lanes but even in the westbound lanes, it's pretty jammed, as well. rubberneckers and then some of the debris apparently went in those westbound lanes, as well. looks like our dumbarton bridge camera just died but traffic is backing up as you approach the toll plaza. westbound 80 down the eastshore freeway we had an accident, it sounds like it may be an injury crash near university avenue. everything is cleared to the shoulder but check out that line of show traffic, heavy from hercules all the way down into the macarthur maze even past that earlier accident. at the bay bridge, not quite to full strength. backed up to about the 880 overcrossing. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. forecast for this morning does include a chance of showers and you can see why. pinpoint doppler showing some showers already moving into parts of the north bay. our forecast for the morning, a chance of showers especially north. we'll keep the best chance of showers for the north bay well into the afternoon. for the rest of the bay area, a slight chance of showers. temperatures today up to the mid-70s well inland.
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[ cheering ] nice crowd out on the plaza this morning. we'll get out there and get a chance to meet them to know them a bit better in a while. welcome back to "the early show." coming up, fran crippen, a world-class swimmer aiming for the u.s. olympic team in 2012 died over the weekend while racing in the middle east. u.s. swimming wants to know how anyone could hold a 10k race swimming race 6.2 miles in 86-degree water. we'll talk exclusively with a good friend of fran crippen's in that very same race and ended up in the hospital. >> almost as hot as a hot tub when you think about it. >> crazy. >> also ahead, the sitcom mooikz
and kill him. maggie? >> cynthia bowers, thank you. joining us to talk to more about this criminal profiler pat brown. pat, good morning. >> good morning, maggie. >> a most frightening story i've heard in a while. i can't ever remember hearing police issue a warning like that, if you know this person get out of your house and run to safety. how unusual is this? >> well, it is kind of an unusual warning, a good warning because clearly he targeted four people he had problems with but i'm concerned it doesn't go far enough. they are saying he is armed and dangerous but now a spree
killer, two sets of people at two different locations, on the run and armed. there is no reason for him not to take somebody else out if he needs their car or money. he's got to survive somehow and is angry. i would say they should issue a larger warning to the entire area and the state, anywhere this goo i could be coming after you next and could be for something he just needs. >> he's already killed three people. which means he knows if he's caught, he's going to go at the very least to jail for life if not worst. >> absolutely. >> does that make him especially dangerous? this guy has nothing to lose at this point. >> extremely desperate and we see that with a spree killer. they know there is noplace to go but run and hide and have to run on the road unless they have someone to harbor them like a family member unless they get to the border and cross it. they will run out of money. we've seen other spree killers that have shot people their cars and gone into their homes and stolen money from there or
hidden there. i would say get that warning to everybody, this guy is extraordinary dangerous, not just if he has an issue with you. >> if there is a witness why are they calling a witness instead of a suspect. >> that is odd but today the word they use, person of interest. i think it is the legal team saying don't call him a suspect unless we have of absolute proof of that. just say person of interest. we all do that saying person of interest although we are thinking he's the suspect >> you're a profiler. take me inside the minds of a purchase who reaches the point of snapping against people who have ever angered him. >> well he certainly has some, you know issues in the past. we know he have a couple of felony charges against him for threat. clearly when he wants something he goes and gets it. apparently, these people didn't do what he wanted them to and that created rage in him, talking about a severe psychopath thick disorder here and makes him, again, very very dangerous because he has obviously no particular concern for other humans. he think he's right and has the
right to take out his vengeance on anybody for whatever reason. >> if you were a person living in this area what would you be doing? >> i'd certainly be on the lookout for him and lock my doors carefully at night and make sure i don't see a car coming up my driveway i don't know, don't open the door and any circumstances you absolutely do not know on the outside, keep your eye out for him. the police need to find where he is so i'm hoping the eyes of everybody will go out there, not just people who have some particular -- he's had some particular beef. with it should be everybody. >> yeah, hopefully they find him
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in this morning's healthwatch, the sleepiness gene. are you always yawning, even after what you think was a good night's sleep? new research says the explanation is in your genes. let's talk about sleep an how you can get more of it with our dr. jennifer ashton. good morning. >> good morning, harry. >> sleep is a big business in this country right now, all kinds of sleep clinics and stuff like this. this is important new research. >> right. >> what does it say. >> this study came out of the university of pennsylvania medical school. it was a small study looking at about 130 people. but particularly they were looking at the gene variant known at dqb, it has a longer name but dqb, the abbreviation,
they really found those who had this gene. >> right. >> -- slept less soundly, had less deep sleep, less rem sleep and more fatigued when given the same amount of sleep as people who didn't have the gene. so if you've ever met someone who can function on four hours of sleep and you need eight to feel as awake, you might be having this gene variant and they probably don't. >> if you find out you have that gene, what can you do to counter it? >> well, it affects first of all estimated about 25% of the population. so, one in four of us could have this gene. and that therefore, not feel as good during the day. but, look we've spoke bit it here before getting restly sleep is really, really important. right now all the researchers are saying if you think you have this variant, add a little caffeine to your day to pick you up but again have good sleep habits. this shows you you really need more sleep than the person who does not have this variant. >> i want to pause in the middle of this is a second. you really believe sleep along
with diet and exercise, if you really want to take care of yourself make sure you get a good night's sleep. >> that's correct, harry t. requires the same discipline as good attention to diet and exercise. i really think it is on par with those two lifestyle factors. >> there are things that people we do, every day that ruin what could be an otherwise good night's sleep. to not do. >> to not do. nightcaps drinking alcohol within three hours of nighttime may initially make you feel more drowsy but will disrupt the quality of your sleep. also, sleeping in bed with your pe pets, a lot of people do, this harry, they think it's cute. they cuddle up with them. pets do not have the same bedtime or sleep cycles we do. when the pets get up, it can wake you up. lastly you might feel exhausted but that's different from feeling sleepy. if you come home from work try not to go directly to sleep because you might find yourself awake two hours later. >> do the crossword a while before that. that's very helpful. >> that's right. >> not uncommon to have a
sleepless night from time to time. >> right. >> when should you really start to pay attention and say, this is more than just an aberration? >> well, very, very important to recognize if your sleep problem persists over a period of time and/or it interferes with what you are able to do during the day, you really want to talk to your doctor. it could be due to medication. it could be due to depression, it could be due to heart disease. frequently with people with heart disease will awaken and sit up and dangle their feet over the edge of the bed. you want to see your doctor about those. it could be a sign of something else. >> dr. jennifer ashton, as always, thank you very much. >> you're welcome. >> up next protests on a web after a blogger attacks the overweight stars of mooikz and moel. her tough words and strong response from fans when we come back. >> announcer: cbs healthwatch sponsored by: nation of three good probiotics in phillips' colon health defended against the bad gas, diarrhea and constipation. ...and? it helped balance her colon.
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up like 38 pins give or take. >> you can still turn things around. >> what you doing? >> turning things around. >> as you just saw the new cbs hit sitcom "mike & molly" is about a married couple who happens to be overweight meet and fall in love. a huge hit so many love this show because it shows the kind of people you don't normally see on network tv. >> such a nice scene. >> an adorable scene to see a married couple share such a tender kiss. however this week a writer made a lot of people angry. she didn't see it as sweetly we do, saying the characters' size is a problem for her and wrote pretty harsh stuff like this. i think i'd be grossed out if i had to watch two characters with rolls and rolls of fat kissing each other because i'd be grossed out if i had to watch them do anything. and then she goes on to say, quote, i fint it aesthetically
displeasing to watch a very very fat person simply walk across a room just like i'd find it distressing if i saw a very drunk person stumbling across a bar or a heroine addict slumping in a chair. >> stop it. stop it. >> can you believe this woman. >> if you didn't really write this you didn't really post this, did you? >> i think some people write and say stuff to be provocative because they think they are voicing what everybody thinks but afraid to say but she's completely off on this and has to be in a very tinny minority. >> can i make a leap? this reminds me of the snarky quality of so much of the blogosphere and who was the guy who said i'm going to stop -- >> perez hilton. >> yeah. that vain -- >> what's the point. >> that [ bleep ] horrid kind of scratching on a scratching on a chalkboard terrible things that come off somebody's fingers and say i'm blameless. >> at least she put her name on
it, a lot of people don't. >> after so many complaints and valid points from people complained you're the reason women starve themselves. she finally made an apology i would like to read. i really would like to apologize. i never wanted anyone to feel bullied or ashamed. >> guess what it's too little too late. stop it already. >> isn't that just, ugh? [ commentator ] lindsey vonn! she stays tough! earlier, she had an all-over achy cold... what's her advantage? it's speedy alka-seltzer! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief for all-over achy colds. the official cold medicine of the u.s. ski team. alka-seltzer plus. huhh...a spider web. is it real? no. it's just decorations. i'm going to make the biggest pumpkin of all. the biggest pumpkin? ♪ ♪ i need to make
i know what i'm going to be for halloween. >> what? >> i'm not telling you. did you decide. >> not only do i know what i'm going to be, i tried it on the whole regalia yesterday and i think i'll pull it off, at least the physical part. >> she wouldn't tell me. >> are you going to join us in the ghoulish good time. >> i hope i can. i enjoy ghoulish good times. >> it will be extraordinary. >> i might be a pumpkin. >> we'll have a blast on the plaza and really gets under way. you've got to join us 7:00 to
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it's 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm juliette goodrich. the countdown is now five days until the midterm elections and a new survey shows jerry brown is widening his lead in the governor's race. the democrat has a 49-39% edge over republican meg whitman, according to the latest field poll. 12% are undecided. last month's poll showed they were in a virtual deadlock. also a new field poll is expected today for the u.s. senate race between republican carly fiorina and incumbent democrat barbara boxer. fiorina is expected back on the campaign trail today. she spent last night at her los altos home after two days in a los angeles hospital. she was treated for an infection related to
reconstructive surgery that follows her bout with breast cancer. the san francisco giants host game 2 of the world series today. they won the first game at home yesterday evening, 11-7, over the texas rangers, a game that was predicted to be a pitcher's duel. we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. . correct. [ audience groans ] since this competition has been continuing for 48 hours and we have yet to eliminate anyone, it is the decision of this board to declare all 20 contestants winners. you have all competed admirably. admirably. a-d-m-i-r-a-b-l-y. admirably. [ male announcer ] at&t is making high speed internet affordable for only $14.95 a month with select services. at&t. rethink possible. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. she's against banning assault weapons... and that's reckless and dangerous. she's for risky new oil drilling that could threaten our jobs. fiorina's plan would mean slashing social security and medicare
which would devastate seniors. and she'd make abortion a crime. no wonder fiorina is endorsed by sarah palin. carly fiorina. just too extreme for california. [ boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. [ male announcer ] with jerry brown, it's just one dishonest smear after another. and another. just a dishonest politician trying to hide his record of failure. the real brown plan? more spending on out-of-control state pensions. more favors for the big teachers union, blocking education reform. more job-killing taxes and regulations. more of the same old failure from sacramento. job killer jerry brown. always more taxes more spending, and more lost jobs. good morning. back out to the dumbarton
bridge. there was an accident in the eastbound lanes sounds like it was on the incline section of the bridge. one lane is still blocked. there is no more backup eastbound but it is pretty slow going westbound 84. jammed to about the radio towers as you head towards the dumbarton bridge toll plaza. coming out of downtown san jose, we are pretty busy here as well, no accidents just congestion. drive time in the northbound lanes 20 minutes from 101 towards cupertino. mass transit is on time. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. forecast for the morning will include a chance of showers, best chance of getting wet, north of the golden gate. north bay locations, showers slowly but surely moving into the morning. we'll keep the chance of showers in the forecast through the afternoon. here's a look at your seven- day forecast. slight chance for the coast and the bay today. temperatures in the mid-60s along the coast, just near 70 around the bay. and the mid-70s inland. a better chance of widespread rainfall friday.
welcome back to the "early show," everybody. a lot of great costumes. the big celebration is not until tomorrow but people are gearing up for halloween. welcome to all of you. coming up here -- what happened, little man? what happened to the little pirate? i like your mustache. you're very cute. all right. all right. we have a lot coming up in this hour including a story that we first heard over weekend about a young american swimmer who died while pursuing his olympic dream. an investigation is under way into fran crippen's death during
his six-mile race in 86-degree water. it's too hot. we're going to speak with a teammate who had to be hospitalized at the end of that very same race. also coming up this morning, patricia arquette is going to be along. the award-winning actress is starring in her seventh season now of "medium." her character has psychic powers. she may be able to tell us next week's election. we'll see if that works. >> that was funny, harry. yesterday we explored the etiquette of using your tech devicesing like your cell phone. today a topic i know interests harry, theed etiquette of personal space. >> it's all about the boundaries. >> right? >> don't invade my space. >> and then he's working with a -- oh, harry, hi. >> that part's okay. >> this morning we're going to show you what happened to when she got a little bit too close to these new yorkers on purpose. it is funny. and then we're going to talk
about what the proper etiquette is. first, though, a check of the news again. jeff glor is back at the news desk. >> close talking, the worst. >> that is the worst. >> goodness. >> we agree. >> all right. good morning guys. good morning, everyone. federal prosecutor in washington calls it a chilling plot to bomb d.c. area commuter trains hatched by terror suspect farooqi ahmed. he was arrested yesterday in northern virginia. fbi said he spent months planning the attacks on the d.c. metro system working for undercover operatives he believed from al qaeda. he could face 50 years in prison. now to campaign 2010. five days now until the election and the latest cbs news/nrk times poll shows democrats have a steep hill decline. among likely voters republicans hold a six-point edge in the generic house vote. independent voters the republican advantage is more significant, 47% to 32%. president obama meanwhile reached out to young voters on
"the daily show" last night. he defended his agenda and said efrl member several members of congress cast votes he knew would hurt them politically. would he change his campaign slogan. >> you say you would run this time as a pragmatist, yes, we can given certain conditions. >> no, i think i would say is yes we can but it is not -- but it is not going to -- it's not going to happen overnight. >> in california republican senate candidate carly fiorina returns to the campaign trail today. she was hospitalized for two days. the three major senate candidates in alaska held their final debate last night. good news for the incumbent lisa mar lisakosky. yesterday they ruled the names of write-in candidates may be
seen by voters at polling places. fellow alaskan sarah palin has been coy about her until now but finally appears she is willing to run for president in 2012. in an interview for "entertainment tonight" host harryhar mary hart asked palin, will she run. >> going forward to what i believe the priorities should be. if there's nobody else to do it of course i believe we should do this. >> you can hear more this evening on "entertainment tonight." and katie couric has a preview now of tonight's cbs evening news. >> good morning. with less than a week to go before the midterm elections we'll look at the critical contests. can the tea party shift the balance of power in congress? our special "campaign 2010" coverage continues tonight only on the "cbs evening news." we continue here with mr. dave price. back out on the plaza once again. sir, good morning. >> good morning to you, jeffrey. hope all the well.
nice to see you. very spooky people behind me. let's take a check of the weather and see what's going on -- maggie has apparently traumatized this child from the very top of the program. listen, we're going to do weather now. it's okay. there we go. the kids love me. let's take a check of the weather and see what's happening across the country.
economy. people no longer bringing signs. they're actually just bringing postcards. hello, everyone in moorsville north carolina, this morning. nice to see you guys. we'll send it inside to you. >> a work of art, no less. up next how can a champion swimmer die in the middle of a race? we'll speak with a teammate who was there and wound up in the hospital herself. this is the "early show" on cbs. early show" s. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] start your morning... hey. what are you doing up? i thought i'd take a drive before work. want to come? [ female announcer ] or make his day. yeah. [ female announcer ] maxwell house gives you a rich, full-flavored cup of coffee, so you can be good to the last drop. ♪ everywhere i go... ♪ ♪ i'll pass it on, ♪
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into why the young champion met such an untimely end. before we speak with his teammate and friend cyst teens jennings, part of that race with him, here's a look at what happened during that deadedly race. fran clippen was on the verge of accomplishing his childhood dream, a spot on the 2012 olympic swim team. >> i have this great opportunity ahead of me. i'm looking to seize the moment. >> reporter: but the 26-year-old died tragically on saturday while swimming in the ten kilometer open water race in the united arab emirates. >> it was his whole life. he was dedicated to his dream. his dream was making the olympic team. he fought. >> reporter: crippen was racing in waters that reached an alarming 86 degrees, just 15 degrees less than the average hot tub. >> fran went under with about 1700 meters ago. they didn't realize it at the time. and two hours later they found his body. >> reporter: officials in dubai say the cause of death was exhaustion but critics say it was more likely from the heat of the water and that holding a race in these conditions is
criminal. >> if the water is too warm and too salty, your dehydration level goes up so much faster. >> reporter: the international swimming federation doesn't stipulate a maximum temperature for open water races but usa swimming has launched a private investigation into crippen's death saying it would thoroughly review and improve open water safety protocols, procedures and precautions. rules that may have sooifd kripaved crippen's life. joining us now from denver is christine jennings who also swam in that race. christine, our condolences to you in the loss of your friend. good morning. i want to know about the race. i know you were a part of that race along with fran. did you know right away when you got in the water that something wasn't quite right? >> not really. i was just kind of worried -- worried about the task at hand trying to get things done. i knew the water was hot and every athlete was trying to make the best out of it and do the
best they could. >> was it hotter though than you remember from previous races? >> yeah. definitely. it was a lot hotter. >> so at some point you become dissorry -- disoriented, and what happens? >> when i became disoriented, i just became pain in my head and lightheadedness and i had to close my eyes a lot and i was veering offcourse. i couldn't even stay behind the swimmer in front of me. >> at that point, i know you looked up and you were trying to find a jet ski or a boat and you couldn't see one. is that unusual to you? is that the first time that's ever happened? >> i believe someone had told me that there had been a boat leading, but i remember looking up, looking to the side to see where a raft boat normally is. normally the roftaft boat stays to the side to see if there's any
fighting or anything. i looked for a raft boat and never saw one. >> what did you do? did you get through the race? >> i ended up having to finish the race on my own. i remember finishing -- i don't really remember actually touching the finish pad. i just remember someone helping me get to the ambulance, and that's basically it. >> so you and three other swimmers including fran wind up in the hospital. how are you told that he died? >> i was told by the holland coach and one of the brazilian coaches, they informed me of his death. >> are you convinced that the water temperature is to blame for fran's death? >> i really -- i really can't say. i don't know what reports have come out and why he passed out and drowned. i really don't know what the cause of death was. but for me it could have easily have played a major role in my passing out.
>> because -- >> he was -- >> we don't -- we can't imagine. we don't do what you do. but to swim six miles in 86-degree water. can you describe what that's like, what your body feels like? >> for me i just remember after several half-hour. >> we apologize. we lost the satellite signal with christine jennings but we thank her for sharing her insight. in lieu of flowers her family would like you to contribute to the foundation they set up in his memory. if you would like more information, go to our website, which is earlyshow.cbsnews.com. and as of right now there is an investigation but no conclusion. we'll continue to follow the story. up next, patricia arquette is here not just in spirit but in person to tell us about her hit drama "medium." we'll be right back. early show" on cbs. we'll be right back.
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[ cheering ] getting ready to kick off holiday weekend and a new episode of the ghoulishly dramatic hit series "medium" patricia arquette stars and uses her psychic ability to help solve crimes. >> i think this lens isn't screwed on right. >> today. it's happening today. >> excuse me? >> when i touched your hand the other day, you were trying to get that coffee stain out of your shirt when the bomb went off. it is happening now. we have less than 20 minutes. >> ahh, patricia arquette is here this morning. good morning. >> good morning. >> what did you just say?
you don't like to hear yourself. you don't watch yourself sthirchlts huh-uh. >> really? you're not the only one, i've talked to so many actors once they are done with the thing, they're done and move onto whatever is next. >> it is like listening to yourself like a weird recording it sounds so strange. >> that's so eerie. we're right here on halloween eve eve, is halloween a big deal in your house? >> it is, yeah. i mean we've been -- i think we decorated about a month ago. >> right. >> so it's been spooky around my house for a long time. >> spooky around your house. i remember years ago were you on the show and we talked about the origin of the show and the person whom this is based said the show would run for seven years. >> right. >> you're in your seventh year. >> yes. >> eeee-ooo. >> i know. >> if somebody told you that and said you would be around seven years later, would you have said yes or no? >> i think i would have said no.
i think would have said, no i don't want to do it. yeah. so i think it's sometimes good not to know. >> right>> what is the most important thing you've learn the about yourself in doing this show over these seven seasons? >> wow. that's an interesting question. well, when i -- when i saw the material to begin with i come from film. so, just to take on the television world and the possibility of going many years is kind of like being a marathon runner. >> right. >> you don't know where it's going. so, that kind of endurance test kind of a thing -- >> yeah. >> -- i think i learned that i do have that kind of endurance. i do have that kind of faith in my fellow actors that we're going to find our way together. and it was an incredible ride. >> so, it's been a really growing kind of experience for you. >> oh, absolutely, yeah. because it's almost like any relationship in life you run into these kind of blockades and you feel like you reach a plateau and then you have to work to get to the next level.
>> yeah. fairly well publicized you've been going through a divorce. is the fact you've had this great relationship in terms of what you are doing with your work, has that been a help to you through this? >> you know what he's been a help to me through this. we really love each other. >> yeah. >> so, no it's not so of the work although the i love the crew and the crew loves me and the cast and we are all very sportive like that but i think we've been the biggest support to each other. >> one of the reasons we wanted to talk to you along with the seventh anniversary and everything is the work that you've been doing in haiti and we, of course were there right after the earthquake happened and there's been many stories just in the last couple of days about a cholera outbreak. what -- you went there. you spent a couple of weeks there. what was that like? >> i've been there four times. and we started a group called give love dot org. we are doing these housing
units. we have 140 kids living in these shipping containers refurbished shipping containers which we are still retrofitting. we'll build more out. >> ingenious in the first place, let's take one of the discarding shipping containers which would otherwise sit an rust and turn them into a housing. >> we were living in them last time i was in port-au-prince. it felt really great to be living in there. a big storm of 100-mile-an-hour winds knock the down this wall but our containers did great. we also bought a sanitation model which we thought early on was really important, we brought these experts from all over the world and have had incredible results because we knew cholera and overcrowding in the camps -- >> was almost inevitable. >> the reality is without sanitation you'll never have clean water. people don't want to talk about sanitation but they want for talk about water. we've been working with this group 1 x 1, one by one really and incredible, paul farmer there was a big event last
night. >> a lot of people very appreciative of the work do you there and on "medium" as well. great to see you david harmer wrote an education plan titled "abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education, harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerney. protecting local schools from devastating cuts. endorsed for his "independence"
by the contra costa times stockton record, and our local teachers. i'm jerry mcnerney and i approved this message. i'm among 30,000 employees who used to work for hp. i was supposed to retire there. carly fiorina changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs.
not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. it's 8:25. time for news headlines from cbs 5. the giants hope to keep the momentum alive in game 2 of the world series tonight at at&t park. they beat the rangers 11-7 last night handing cliff lee his first post-season loss ever. matt cain starts tonight for the giants. and bart will run longer trains to handling the game time crowd. right now, in the north bay opponents of pg&e's smartmeter program are rallying outside the utility's installation yard in rohnert park. a watchdog agency is calling for public hearings. it's worried about radiation levels emitted by the smartmeters. also, later this morning, dozens of farm workers and supporters will form a human billboard in front of san francisco city hall. they are urging latino voters to show up to the polls next
tuesday. similar rallies have been held throughout california. traffic and weather around the bay area in just a moment. stay with us. [ male announcer ] with jerry brown, it's just one dishonest smear after another. and another. just a dishonest politician trying to hide his record of failure. the real brown plan?
more spending on out-of-control state pensions. more favors for the big teachers union, blocking education reform. more job-killing taxes and regulations. more of the same old failure from sacramento. job killer jerry brown. always more taxes more spending, and more lost jobs. good morning. we don't often see problems on the antioch bridge. right now most of the northbound lanes of 160 are blocked due to a jackknifed big rig just there as you pass the toll plaza.
traffic is squeezing by in one of the right-hand lanes. so likely a traffic alert will be issued there. elsewhere take you outside life look at 880 through oakland. really started getting jammed solid as you pass the coliseum just the last half hour or so and it remains like this all the way towards the downtown oakland exit. south bay not better. a lot of congestion out of downtown san jose. and your drive time right now is 20 minutes to 101 out towards highway 85. that's a check of your traffic. here's tracy with your forecast. hey, thanks, elizabeth. forecast for the morning, and into the afternoon, a chance of showers. you can see the rainfall currently in the north bay for the morning. that's going to be the best chance for the morning in the north bay and then a better chance, slight chance of showers for the bay and also for the coastline for the afternoon. here's a look at your seven- day forecast. today's temperatures mid-60s along the coast, upper 60s around the bay and the mid-70s inland. still a chance of showers in the forecast friday, saturday. we are drying out sunday, monday and tuesday.
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[ cheering ] all right. nice crowd out here. this is just a little preview of tomorrow. >> this is nothing. >> it feels spock tack you lar already. >> it's going to be sp-sp-sp-spocky. big stuff going on tomorrow. as we welcome you back to "the early show." coming up do you ever get people talking to you that are just physically too close? >> close talker. >> no, never happens. >> like the "seinfeld" episode, that's the worst ever or when they stand over you so close you feel the breath on your back ugghh. >> our social experiment today all about personal space. wait until you see what happened
when we broke all of those rules. >> isn't that fun? also in britain this week noo hints of a huge royal wedding in the works. photos fueling speculation that prince william and kate middleton will in fact be getting engaged in a few months. we'll tell you what it will take to get them to the altar after eight years of dating. dave is an expert on this and might weigh in. >> how great does she look by the way? >> she's beautiful. >> she looks great. >> we have more halloween trivia this morning. yesterday the question was how much do americans spend annually on halloween candy. the answer was? >> $2 billion. >> this morning's trivia is what relatively small looking halloween-size candy it's not much, has as much saturated fat as two of those big thacho cheese gorditas? >> the lollipop or gum-gums? >> it's not that. you will be stunned. >> how many gorditas? >> two. it has as much saturated fat as
these little -- >> don't want to spoil it. >> three candies. >> yeah. >> it's spectacular. dave is ready to intone. >> interestingly we enough we figured out at my household and now give out gorditas instead. it gets a little sloppy but, you know what, it takes good and you can make it last a long time. >> same amount of fat. >> same calories. >> i want to tell you about something not only sparking the economy but good for kids' teeth and number three, trace, good for our soldiers he's a dentsist dentists have this across the country this candy buy-back program. how does it work? to drum up business? >> well, it's to help our points, if you go to our website, it'll tell you dentists across the country you can go after halloween and buy extra candy, we give it to
[ cheering ] that's a quick look at your weather picture. maggie, we'll send it back inside you to. >> thank you dave. how close is too close when a person stands or sits next to you and you've never even met him or her before? we are not friends, please get away from me. we all have our limits and "early show" special contributor tara winter brill went on a mission ton test the boundaries of personal space. >> reporter: with a liveable surface area of nearly 12 million square miles but a population of more than 7 billion people planet earth gets pretty crowded and over the course of an average day, we've all had those moments, where you just need a little more elbow room. so, what are the rules of personal space in public places?
etiquette experts suggest human beings should keep two feet of space or 24 inches between them. does this feel comfortable to you? >> yeah, it's good. >> what you're used to. >> yeah, i don't like when people are too close to me. >> too close is like a couple of inches. too close. too close. >> is this too close? >> no. >> is this too close? >> that's close enough. >> reporter: most of us know the unwritten rules of elevator etiquette. finds the least crowded spot keep your eyes forward and your mouth shut. but, what happens when you break those rules, we took over this elevator security camera to find out. despite plenty of room i moved uncomfortably close to other riders. most simply stepped away. this guy even jumped. but, several decided to hold their ground. i went toe to toe with this woman and she wouldn't budge. and this woman, who stays pressed against the back of the elevator may have remained calm but she felt something very different. >> i had a moment where i was kind of wanting to push you or shove you or punch you or --
>> i'm glad you didn't thank you. lucky for me the average elevator ride lasts just 30 seconds. next stop, the bus, where you're expected to choose an open seat away from other riders. we boarded this one with a hidden camera on a quiet day. there were plenty of empty seats but i preferred to try people's patience instead. this woman was kind enough to point out the very obvious available seat right in front of her. while this guy made no objection to my sitting next to him, though he did get off at the very next stop. >> so what's your general recommendation in personal space? excuse me, ma'am. nearly everyone we met agreed on someone who gets a little too close. >> don't get too close to people you don't know. >> probably step back. >> keep your distance. >> but our unscientific social experiment revealed something more confined to small spaces like in the elevator, people
were more prone to protect their territory. those were approached this wide open spaces like in this park rarely moved at all. this woman even struck up a conversation. >> how you doin'? >> hi. >> because sometimes, it's worth giving up a little personal space for pleasant conversation. michael grynbaum of the "new york times" is back this morning to answer your etiquette questions. good morning again. >> good morning. >> these are so fun to watch. >> i sdplee starting with elevators. i thought tarra played the role beautifully of clueless annoying person who, when there is plenty of room around you, still insists on standing close. i can't get into the mind-set of somebody who thinks this is okay to do so i don't know the best way to talk to them. please help us. a viewer tweeted this question. when someone is standing too close to you in the elevator what is the most polite yet least awkward way to tell them to back off. >> i think the first step, no pun intended take a medium size but conspicuous step away from this person. >> medium size. >> you need to let them know you
need that space and speer, a situation body language can be really critical. i think if you turn away pivot away from them maybe look at the floor or look at the buttons, hopefully they get the message you don't want them too close. >> sometimes they don't. you stare at them and glare at them and still like -- >> hopefully others are there to glare at them too and peer pressure gets in the way. >> talk about another good one, armrest etiquette a great question from facebook. samantha asks how do you decide who gets the arm wrest when you are in a plane, movie theater, et cetera. another wrote in that bugs me a lot. who gets the arm rest shall do you sit there with your hands in your lap, a panic attack waiting to happen. your advice? >> a couple schools of thought. experts say the person in the middle seat gets first priority. the problem a lot of people don't follow those rules. one thing i would suggest to say something friendly like, mind if
we share? if you want to use just your elbow, maybe both can divide the space on the arm rest. >> you know my rule? i think everyone since there are two arm rests, everyone should get one. right? >> that's an equitable way to look at it. >> i think so. >> really hogging it when they get their luggage, maybe you can -- >> or go to the bathroom take it back. i like that. a personal question. this happened to me the other day on a subway. get in super crowded, sardines you have no choice but people get off and the person next to you still doesn't move even though other seats have moved off. how do you tell that person, um -- you can get up and move or how do you say move because you're with your family and they can sit across from you. >> especially with kids you can say look i want to sit with my children. one thing you might say, mine if i stretch outputs the on no, sir on yourself and a maybe takes the sting out of it. in some cases you may have to sit there because it can be awkward. >> more questions from facebook. anna wants to know on a crowded
train or bus and someone's reading over your shoulder ohh, anna, i'm with you, sister how do you politely tell them to stop. >> if it's an article i've written, i dofnts mind the extra odd krens. in other cases, i think body language is key. i think if you move your magazine away from the person or kind of turn your body around hopefully they get the message. one technique i've found can be effective not saying anything but look at them quickly, giving them a quick glance. >> like you are surprised someone would consider doing that. >> maybe they think you haven't noticed like they are doing it. when you let them know hey, i know what you are doing, they get startled and may scamper away. >> finally i think the biggest offender at all, when somebody stands so close to you like at a checkoutline at the store, they broet down your back and you smell their breath that needs to stop. >> where is the line going to go, if they are moving closer to you? one thing, especially at the cashier, if you say, hey, i have to get my wallet out or get your purse out or put it on the
counter, that opens up space. another thing, usual there will are magazines and impulse buys there, if you stretch over oh excuse me, grab an "us weekly" something like that you force them to make room and hopefully back away from you a bit. >> another one, i'm a little sick. could you back away from me. >> a few well-timed coughs can go a long way. >> michael, thank you very much. >> thanks. >> shake your hand. thank you. now, here's harry. thanks, maggie. get out your tuxes and tiaras, the latest photos of prince william and his girlfriend of eight years kate middleton seem to be telling us a royal wedding is in the offing. the prince said nothing about it this morning as he honored royal navy sailors in scotland but joe an fowler senior writer of "people" magazine is here to tell us all about the royal buzz and the tell-tale photos right there on the cover. i mean, there he is in a morning jacket, right and she's all dressed up and the beautiful hat
and they are attending, what, somebody else's wedding right? >> yep. what's significant about these photos on the cover of the magazine this is the first time they've ever really come out as a couple in a very public setting like this. >> oh okay. so, i mean there is always buzz about a royal wedding. i just guess the buzz now has been turned up several decibels is that it? >> that's accurate. >> why? >> they spend a lot of their time you know being royals. they usually arrive at events separately. >> okay. >> they leave separately. they are very careful to avoid being photographed together. >> sure. >> but this time it was very different. they decided to walk through the entrance to the church together at their friends' wedding together as a couple and seemed the beginning of a new era for them. >> it really is. they are stunning pictures and they certainly make a handsome couple. they've been together, what eight years. >> they met at students back at st. andrew's university in scotland, this he were flatmates
at one time and they've broken up briefly on three occasions. but they've been together for eight years. >> is there a reason or is there speculation about, after eight years of ups and downs, so to speak, why now would be the right time? >> prince william has said that he would wait until he's 28 years old or 30 years old. so, royal experts have been watching very carefully ever since he turned 28 last june. >> right. >> and the thought is that he will probably ask permission from his grandmother, to pop the question. >> and aren't there some things though, he has, you wouldn't call it a bucket list for a guy his age but for -- before he gets married, doesn't he have some things that he wants to cross off his list before he settles down? >> well he's already prurch himself in quite a lot of ways. you know he's shown his charitable side like his mother. he's also a search and rescue pilot and he's based in wales right now so he's also shown his service to the country.
>> so? >> so it seems like it would be a fitting age for him to embark on this new chapter. >> what can you tell us about kate middleton. >> kate is a very modern discreet woman. she's not aris contra tick like princess diana. >> no royal blood per se. >> no but she's very well educated like i said, she's smart, athletic. her family they run a party supply company and have done quite well for themselves very close with her siblings a very close-knit fam. >> he and when they get married will it be a giant show like william's mother or something more discreet? >> hard to say at this point. 750 million people watched princess diana and prince charles. that's pretty hard to top but no doubt will be quite a royal affair. >> the pictures are in "people" and so is the story. joanne thanks for coming in this morning. >> nice to see you. >> nice to see you.
maing gee. >> the sugar shock of the sugar shock of halloween is coming up this weekend. but before you raid your kids' trick or treat bags we have some really scary facts about what's in them. matt veen brand editor of "men's health" magazine is back with the always popular "eat this not that." >> we're calling it "treat this not that" in honor of halloween. >> let's start by answering the trivia question of the morning. what mini candy bar has as many calories as gorditas. >> this is disappointing because i love twix. not only do these bad boys have 150 calories but six grams of saturated fat. that's as much as two of these nacho cheesy gorditas which i don't think anybody hands these out at halloween. >> instead? >> go with a few tootsie rolls
instead of a twix. maybe it's less satisfying, but these only have 70 calories in them and 0.5 grams of saturated fat. >> tootsie roll is not a bad alternative. some of these alternatives still allow you to indulge in your sweet craving. air heads have as much calories or fat as -- >> we're talking about the sugar. three of these bad boys have 19 grams of sugar. that's as much as you would find in a twinkie. and everyone knows those are theoretically bad for you. go with the dum-dums so those are 73 calories. they're a hard candy which takes you longer to eat them. that keeps the bucket at bay. and they've got about 10 grams of sugar. they're the lessor of two evils. i don't know why they're naming them, airheads dum-dums. what are we telling our kids? >> you won't be the dum-dum if you choose dum-dums instead.
pumpkin pie? >> we're talking about the sugar. pumpkin pie is one of the worst ways you can eat pumpkin. you can make squash with it in your oven do a lot of things. i love pumpkin pie, but it contains as much sugars you find in three bowls of froot loops. as well you get 385 calories with that. >> instead, matt is advocating that you eat oreos, really? >> the trick is to eat just three oreos. it's not a super power that i've been born with. >> i never would have guessed. >> we're doing comparisons. you're talking about 235 calories with 1% milk, it's definitely the lessor of two evils, again, if you can eat just three. >> moderation is important. let's go to starbucks. in the fall everybody loves to get their whatever cino with whipped cream. >> this is great for the parents on halloween night. the drink you don't want is white chocolate mocha with
whipped cream with 295 calories and as much sugar as three of these hershey's cookies and cream candy bars. >> as much sugar as three candy bars? >> and as much saturated fat in chicken nuggets. start with a cappuccino, put in a couple of pumps of hazel nut, and you'll get away with 155 calories. it's definitely the better way to go. >> isn't cappuccino definitely the best choice at places? >> that's how i roll at starbucks. >> this huge pumpkin muffin thing, it looks like it can't be good. >> the only thing you should be doing with this pumpkin muffin from baskin robbins is carving it out, sticking a candle in it and shoving it on your doorstep. 600 calories in that guy. that's as much as you'd find in the burger king double stacker with bacon and cheese. instead, go with the apple spice doughnut fewer than 300 calories. it's not great, but it's definitely better than 600 calories. >> caramels i didn't think were
big offenders. why is this ice cream next to them? >> the only thing that has milk in these brach's milk maid is the name. instead of going with the caramels, which have as much sugar as a scoop of breyer's chocolate ice cream, go with the now and laters. they're chewy candies. they get stuck in your teeth. you can enjoy them now and enjoy them later. >> hence the name. and finally, if you have a snickers bar, you might as well be eating a junior cheeseburger. >> in some cases, yes. that's because it has 280 calories, as many as a junior cheeseburger. this brand has 190 calories. we said eat snickers a lot because it has peanuts and good protein n this comparison, you're getting away with the lesser of two evils with a 100 grand bar. happy halloween. >> same to you. and happy
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wow, nice jack-o-lanterns there and people dressed up and psyched up for tomorrow, the big show. >> no doubt. it's going to be huge huge. >> and halloween candy i'm handing out this year. >> don't do it. >> gorditas. >> thanks to matt bean we know the source of candies we should be handing out tomorrow during our halloween on the plaza celebration we want to invite you to again. this is so much fun. in new york city come to 59th street and fifth avenue between 7:00 to 9:00 eastern, trick-or-treating costumes so, many surprises you won't believe and the big reveal. we are dressing up, or our costumes will be revealed. we will perform in character that's all i'm saying. >> we'll be in providence rhode island tomorrow. >> you will be. >> at the roger williams sioux with incredible pumpkins thousands of them. >> awesome. we were talking during the commercial break. i'm going to make an important revelation maggie has never
eaten a twinkie in her life. >> let's watch her do it now. >> do it. >> no way. >> sorry state budget cuts are crippling my classroom so i can't believe the sacramento politicians cut a backroom deal that will give our state's wealthiest corporations a new billion dollar tax give-away, a new handout that can only mean larger class sizes and even more teacher layoffs. but passing prop 24 can change all that. prop 24 repeals the unfair corporate give-away and puts our priorities first. vote yes on prop 24, because it's time to give our schools a break, not the big corporations.
it's 8:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm juliette goodrich. the giants are up 1-0 in the world series. they scored 11 runs last night against the rangers. freddie sanchez had three doublings and three rbi. juan uribe hit a three-run homer, final score 11-7. tonight the giants' matt cain on the mound. a new poll shows democrat jerry brown with a 10-point lead over republican meg whitman in the governor's race with five days to go to the election. the field poll has brown leading 49 to 39%. the poll surveyed more than 1,000 likely voters. in the senate race, carly fiorina is back on the campaign trail this morning. she was in the hospital for two days because of an infection related to post-
breast cancer surgery the latest poll shows fiorina trailing barbara boxer by 5%. traffic and weather around the bay area in just a moment. stay with us. our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes without voter approval.
meg whitman: you know, 30 years ago anything was possible in this state. for once meg whitman is right and guess who was leading california? jerry brown. as governor, he cut waste - got rid of the mansion and the limo. budgets were balanced. $4 billion in tax cuts. world-class schools and universities. clean energy promoted. 1.9 million new jobs created. california was working. meg whitman: i mean it's ame to california so many years ago. jerry brown. the knowledge and know-how to get california working again.