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the transameric building. enjoy your day. caption colorado good morning. breaking news. a u.s. war plane crashes in libya but the americans are board are said to be safe after a third night of attacks on tripoli and growing diplomatic battles who should take the lead in this mission. we will get the latest from libya and talk with senator john mccain about what is next for the u.s. and its allies. fallout fears. japanese officials say the struggle to control leaking radiation at a crippled nuclear plant could go on for weeks as water in one of the storage pools becomes dangerously hot. concerns continue to grow over radiation leaking into the food and water supply while the death toll continues to skyrocket, "early" this tuesday morning, march 22nd, 2011. captioning funded by cbs
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welcome to "the early show" here on a tuesday morning. chris wragge along with erica hill. you're seeing pictures of an f-15 eagle strike down over libya late last night. >> breaking news we are following this morning. we want to get you the very late evidentest on that american fighter jet. you can see it crashed and what happened to the two on bors, david martin joins us now from the pentagon with the very latest on their status. david, good morning. >> reporter: well, the headline is that both pilots survived with minor injuries. what happened was, last night, this plane was operating east of benghazi so over rebel-held territory and it suffered some sort of mechanical failure. both pilots had to eject. but they were recovered by rebels who are in an unofficial alliance with the united states and the rebels started the process of returning them to the united states or to the united states forces.
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the u.s. has been in contact with both pilots. they describe themselves as having only minor injuries. one is already back in u.s. hands. the other is in the process of being returned. >> david, this was apparently a mechanical failure and this happened in rebel-held territory. what do we know, though, about mow a gadhafi's capability in terms of tag down coalition planes? have these strikes essentially knocked out that possibility or is it still a possibility? >> no, they have knocked out all of their fixed surface-to-air missile sites and all of the radars that would guide them, but there are still mobile surface-to-air missile sites, including those shoulder-fired missiles you see frequently being toted around out in the field. however, those usually cannot reach as high as american planes fly. american planes can now bomb from over 20,000 feet, so they
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are out of range. but as the no-fly zone is extended westward toward tripoli, they expect to get over territory where gadhafi's forces have these mobile surface-to-air missiles. so the air defense threat is not totally gone. >> so something to keep in mind there. there's a lot of focus this morning on what the actual end goal is here of the mission and a lot of talk in this country about the fact that the president has repeatedly called for moammar gadhafi to step down. what is the likelihood, though, that this operation ends with gadhafi still in power? >> reporter: well, there's no predicting it. the operation -- the military operation has a limited goal of protecting civilians from attack by gadhafi, so you can see where you could protect civil yaps from attack without getting rid of gadhafi, but i'm sure that the u.s. is not going to regard this operation as a success unless gadhafi goes, because not
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only is there this military operation going on, there are sanctions and all manner of efforts to keep him isolated. so you can see this end game to the military operation where he remains in official power in tripoli, but has no control over the rest of his country. and it's hard to see how he could survive for very long if that were the case. >> david martin at the pentagon this morning, david, thanks. we go now to eastern libya. cbs news correspondent mandy clark has reached the site of that plane crash. >> reporter: officials say the fighter jet was brought down by a mechanical failure rather than any enemy fire. now, it landed east of benghazi which is in the heart of rebel territory. eyewitnesses here say they saw a fireball in the sky and then heard a loud explosion. now, they say that the pilot and the weapons officer has bailed out of the plane before it crashed and they landed in two separate fields near here.
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the pilot, apparently, was rescued by a helicopter and the weapons expert was found by locals. they gave him juice and they gave him food. he apparently was a bit afraid when they first came to him, but calmed down when he realized they were friendly. now, all of the locals we spoke to were very grateful for all of the support they have received from the united nations and they say they are very sorry that the plane crashed. mandy clark, cbs news, near benghazi. latest cbs news poll finds 50% of americans approve of the president's handling of the libyan crisis and 29% disapprove. joining us this morning is arizona senator john mccain who is the top republican on the senate armed services committee. senator, good to have you with us. you have been calling for this no-fly zone for some time. i do want to get, first, your tag on the breaking news we heard a little bit from david martin about the plane that went down in libya. a pilot. a weapons systems officer on board. both, we're told, had just minor injuries. this really, though, hits home for so many americans and makes
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this a bit more real. how prepared do we need to be that there could be in a situation like this perhaps a different outcome? >> well, erica, i think that it's, from initial reports, it was mechanical failure, not enemy fire. we are, obviously, happy that the news reports are that the pilot and crew were rescued, but we are in a combat and our pilots are trained to fly in combat and let's hope they are no more mechanical failures. i don't think that should detract from the fact that the no-fly zone has been implemented very quickly, much more quickly than many in the pentagon predicted, and it has been very effective. now we need to have a no-drive zone, unfortunately. >> but let's stick with the no-fly zone. "the new york times" says the objective is near. there is some confusion as to what exactly the objective is here. what is your understanding of the end goal?
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>> well, my view of what the objective is was to stop what was going to be a near massacre as the gadhafi troops entered the suburbs of benghazi which would have been a horrible bloodbath if gadhafi had been able to take benghazi. that was the immediate objective. the overall objective is to stop him from continuing to murder his own population. this is a man with american blood on his hands who has committed acts of terror in the past and our policy, the united states' policy is articulated by the president of the united states states that he should go and he should not stay in power. >> fountain goal is to get him out does that mean the u.s. could arm the rebels to help make that happen? >> oh, i think that is very possible. in fact, i hope so, that if not
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the u.s., through other countries. there's already reports that the egyptians have been supplying them with some weapons. not only giving them the we weapons, but it requires some training. hopefully, gadhafi's army and military will come over to the cited of the rebels. for a long period of time the momentum was clearly on the side of the anti-gadhafi forces and then they were pushed back with the effective use of air power, amongst, looking better weaponry and air training and now i believe we can get the momentum reversed back in the other direction but it's going to be tough because some cities like misrata they are already inside of. >> when you talk about your hope to actually arm the rebels, how confident are we that these folks that, a, we know who they are, and, b, not connected to some terrorist organization like al qaeda and not ultimately turn on the united states and the u.s. allies? >> what we know of them so far, obviously, are that the former
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justice minister and others and a government has been formed and part of that government, but gadhafi is a proven quantity. he has the blood of americans on his hands. because he was responsible for the bombing of pan am 103, he has been involved in other acts of terror. by the way, it does take time, as it did during the period of the russian occupation of afghanistan, but we were able to provide them with some weapons and wherewithal to cause the russians to leave afghanistan. so we can do it, but, right now, i think the message we need to send to the libyan army under gadhafi is don't leave your barracks. don't leave your barracks and you will be fine. but if you go out and continue to kill your own countrymen you're going to face the consequences and i think it could have a sal tory effect. >> senator john mccain, thanks. to the latest on the
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disaster in japan. workers have returned to a crippled nuclear plant in fukushima and new radiation worries this morning. bill whitaker is in tokyo with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, chris. workers at the plant were able to return to do smoking reactors forced them to evacuate yesterday. they returned today to another problem. twelve days after catastrophic twin disaster struck japan, the struggle to prevent a nuclear meltdown at the leaking daiichi plant in fukushima continues. one day after smoke was seen rising from reactors two and three, evacuated workers have returned to face a troubling new problem. water in one reactor pool is dangerously hot, say officials, near the boiling point. the fear? if water boils away, exposed fuel rods will throw even more radiation off into the atmosphere. this, as plant workers scramble to get cooling systems restored. they have hooked electric cables to all six units. the problem?
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it could take days, even weeks, before those systems are back up and running. now the tokyo electric company says contamination has been detected in sea water near the plant for the first time. although, so far, the levels are said to be extremely low. on monday, the u.s. sent its aircraft carrier "george washington" out to sea from a port south of tokyo over worries shifting winds could push increasing levels of radioactivity south toward the capital and nearby u.s. naval bases. if contaminated even with low levels, officials fear the vessel, one of the navy's most valuable at $4.5 billion, could be plagued for radiation for the rest of its service life. nearly 180,000 residents have fled the 12-mile evacuation zone surrounding the nuclear plant as concerns over contaminated food and water supplies remain. are you worried about the food being contaminated? >> of course, of course. just don't know what to do. >> reporter: we had another big
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aftershock this morning. the world bank says it could take 235 billion dollars for japan to rebuild. chris? >> cbs' bill whitaker in tokyo, thank you. joining us from washington is nuclear expert james acton. good morning. >> good morning, chris. >> up until now, the japanese have been basically throwing sea water on this reactors basically in the dark. but now that power has been restored, is it now going to become a little bit more obvious as to the full extent of the damage at this reactor? >> chris, the crucial moment is going to be when they find out whether or not the cooling pumps that are necessary to keep that core of the reactor cold are working. while they have been connecting the power, we have been asking ourselves exactly that question. because this is what is needed to really start getting this crisis under control is cooling and we're going to have to see whether or not the pumps are working. >> with all of the talk of restoring cooling power you look at reactor three, it looks,
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pardon the term, but it looks like it has been hit by a cruise missile. how do you contain that reactor? >> what we are seeing from the incredibly damaged picture of the damaged buildings is the outside of the building and all of the crucial functions and the crucial containment structures are all within. so it's actually very, very hard to judge the state of the building's internals by looking at its outside. but take it this way. if the level of damage on the inside approaches of level of damage on the outside, then this crisis could still have a few days to run yet. >> when do we get to the point where they have to do something what they did at chernobyl and entomb them in cement. seems to be more steam or leak exposed to the air. >> i think we are still a length away from just abandoning the reactors and entombing them yet. over the last three or four days
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now, we have heard some better news coming out of these reactors. while we are still not out of the woods yet, the situation right now is considerably better than it was three or four days ago. now, that could change. the fact that there was steam coming out of two and smoke coming out of three and the reasons especially for the smoke coming out of three haven't been understood demonstrates this remains a serious crisis. i think it's receded from the worse of where it was and simply abandoning the reactors is looking correspondingly less likely. >> i guess we keep thinking we're hearing good news or that we're turning the corner out there but the "uss george washington" a 4.5 billion warship and 225 miles south of fukushima yesterday the u.s. military moved that ship further away to fear any type of radiation contamination there. is this in abundance of caution or are we we not getting the information we should be getting from the japanese government? >> well, i expect a lot of back
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weight pushing against the constant worst case analysis. this week, i think it's appropriate to push back against the optimistic best case thinking. i think the moving of the u.s. warship is a reflection of the fact that this situation remains serious. and that there is the potential for further degradation. hopefully, there won't be. but i think it will be wrong to assume that from here on in, we're just on a constant slope up to a successful outcome. >> james acton, thank you, again, for talking with us this morning. >> thank you. time to get you a check of the weather. about 15 minutes past the hour. marysol castro is here with our first check. it's a little cooler this normal on our studio and like it is on the west coast. >> if you enjoy spring skiing, get after it. high pressure for the souther
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thanks so much. that is, in fact, your latest weather. i am not good at winter sports but if you were, that is where i would go. >> four feet of snow at mammoth mountain. they will be skiing through july. >> maybe time to work a winter vacation so long as it happens in june. >> so long as you know your constitution and whatever it takes to take the test. a lot of folks don't. >> we will talk about that later in the show. "newsweek" putting a lot of folks to the test to the citizenship test. >> how dumb are we? >> not everybody pass i said. >> according to a new survey, that pretty simple test a lot of americans would actually fail it so we will get to that coming up. also, important news for consumers. at&t wants to buy t-mobile and what that means for your cell phone service and your bill. we have some of those answers coming up right here. >> you're watching "the early show" on cbs. you have a child with adhd.
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"newsweek" have done it again this year. asking a thousand americans to take the official u.s. citizenship test. more than a third, 38% failed. we will take a look at the answers and why so many americans are uninformed. apparently we are not retaining the information. why? we will get you some answers. we will be right back. [ sneezing ]
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one flight from japan has landed... in it is 7:25. time for news headlines. i'm frank mallicoat. one flight from japan landed another due shortly at travis air force base. they are bringing home families of american servicemembers all stationed in japan. thousands of them are leaving voluntarily after that earthquake and the tsunami. and the 49ers football team getting $4 million from the city of santa clara to get a stadium site ready for construction. the city council approved the money on a 5-2 vote last night. the vote came as state lawmakers consider cutting money that flows through redevelopment agencies. and how about stanford's women's basketball team? it just punched its ticket into the sweet sixteen of the ncaa. the cardinal overcame an eight point deficit in the first half. they beat st. john's 79-45 at
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maples pavilion. the next game is against north carolina, the tar heels, saturday up in spokane, washington. traffic and weather around the bay area in just a moment. stay with us. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, your tuesday drive getting busy.
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injury accident 680 at marsh view, delays at the scene, a vehicle over the side of the road. accident eastbound 4 loveridge two right lanes blocked. you can see traffic really slow and go westbound as you work your way out of the antioch area into pittsburg. bay bridge toll plaza, stacked up, delays almost to the maze at this point, 28 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. that's a look at your traffic. let's check your rainy forecast with julie. >> thank you. light scattered showers will linger a bit longer and then widespread rain moving in later on today. here's a look at hi-def doppler. and as you can see, not a rainout by any means. but grab those umbrellas because you will need them this afternoon. in fact, the seven-day forecast shows just. that our first storm moves in ton through the first half of wednesday. more impressive storm with higher rain totals thursday into friday and then a third storm system on saturday. we finally start to see at least a chance of dry weather beginning the second half of the weekend. ,,,,
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welcome back to the "early show." chris wragge along with erica hill. hopefully the sun is coming up wherever you're waking. >> there are some big changes coming for cell phone users. you may have heard will the story. two out of the big four cell phone providers, it's got me all tongue tied, they're talking about joining forces. at&t announcing its plans to take over t-mobile. >> consumer groups a little bit upset about this. they say it will be less competition and potentially higher prices for those plans out there. cell phone industry says not to
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worry. but should we believe it? rebecca jarvis will sort it all out for us, but first jeff flor has a lo military says both are now safe. both crew members we're told suffered minor injuries. yemen's president says he's ready to step down with conditions. he's willing to transfer power by the end of this year, but he won't do to the military. that immediate car sooiz hans announced the first step towards transferring security responsibilities. forces are take control in seven areas by july. the got is to have the entire nation under afghan control by 2014. in japan, a setback at the
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fukushima nuclear power plant. a pool where spent fuel is stored at one reactor is near the boiling point. that means more radiation may be released. the u.s. is considering ordering the mandatory evacuation of u.s. military personnel from areas threatened by radiation.
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before immigrants can become u.s. citizens, they have to pass an official test. recently "newsweek" making stooen gave that same test to 1,000 americans. just 62% passed. 29% of respondents didn't know the name of the vice president. it's joy biden, joe biden, by . 73% didn't have any idea who we were fighting against during the
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cold war. that surprised me that people didn't know what the u.s. was fighting against during the cold war. the answer is communism. did that surprise you? >> it was very surprising. most people responding to the survey were probably alive during the cold war before the fall of communist russia. so it was very surprising that they didn't know that. >> it can be a tough test. a lot of stuff you learn maybe you forget. but the vice president, someone who is out there in the news a lot, that many people who didn't know his name. how did that sit with you guys? is that what you expected? >> it's not what i expected. current events can be kind of difficult to keep track of, but he is the second highest ranking elected official in the government. so the pact that fact that 29% w his name was amazing. >> i'll tick on a few of the other ones. martin luther king. someone who you get a day off for, so this is another name that and he out there.
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23% did not know what martin luther king did. of course fought for civil rights. also a third did didn't know when the declaration of independence was adopted. that would be july 4th, 1776. >> exactly correct. and the fact that we get days off for both of those things is surprising that people are not sure what it is. >> what do you equate this to? i don't know if it's a lack of knowledge, are we just not remembering things is this when you look at these results, is there one thing that you can point to that says here's why we're not doing so well on this test? >> there are a couple reasons when you talk to experts. one of the big ones is income inequality. we're one of the most in-equal societies in the developed world. and when people don't have a lot of money, there is a difficulty getting a good education, a lack of opportunity and a lack of knowledge. that's one of the reasons why we don't do as well as northern you're pea p an countries. >> so it's really a question of access. >> it is. it's a big problem. there is also -- we also have a very complicated system of government, much more
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complicated than some of these european countries. you have elections constantly for every imaginable office, overlapping federal and state bureaucracies and people give up. >> you point out in your article this isn't really a problem of -- or an issue, rather, a stupidity, it's more an issue of ignorance. >> that's correct. there's a thing called deliberative polling. you poll on a big issue, they have their opinion, but then they're confronted with the facts and they're forced to come up with a policy response. and almost every time they come up with a rational reasonable policy response. so it's not stupidity, it's just a hack lack of knowledge. >> it this could be a good reason to read up more. andrew, thanks. >> just ahead, a giant cell phone merger in the works. what does it mean for you? you don't have to be a subscriber with either one of these companies for to you feel the impact.l tell you what it c just ahead. you're watching the early showing oig on cbs.
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♪ [ male announcer ] what are you gonna miss when you have an allergy attack? benadryl® is more effective than claritin® at relieving your worst symptoms and works when you need it most. benadryl®. you can't pause life. over the weekend, at&t announced it would buy t-mobile
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usa in a $39 billion deal that would make it the biggest cell phone company in the country. but is this good or bad news for consumers? rebecca jarvis is here with us with the details. good morning. >> good morning. >> so what's the probability a deal this size will go through? >> at&t thinks it will get done in the next 12 months, but the analysts say it will take a lot more. there will likely be many strings attached. and that's because when you consolidate these two, all of a sudden you shrink the size of the overall industry. at&t right now is the largest carrier. they have 95.5 million subscribers. once you add on that 37.7 million subscribers that t-mobile has, you have this mega player in the industry and that means less competition for consumers and consumers can get snubbed as far as pricing goes, as far as service goes and as far as offerings and innovation go.
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that usually tends to be the case when you have only a few players. >> if you're a t-mobile subscriber, will your service change? >> that's the question everyone wants to know. at&t generally rates the lowest for service as well as customer service. so for t-mobile people, once will this deal does happen, the whole company is at&t. they absorb t-mobile. so there is a sense that perhaps some of that t-mobile service that people are used to being slightly exemplary to at&t will go away. >> what if you're an at&t subscriber already and you're adding 0 mi ining 40 million ot >> it could suffer potentially. but the case at&t is making is that in rural areas in particular, service will increase. they are building out towers in new york and san francisco, as well.
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so at and tchtd tchlt ant&t is service could actually improve. service could actually improve. >> so maybe service gets better. but you talk about there being less pieces of the pie out there. so what about pricing now? >> pricing likely could go higher. this is what generally happens. in an industry where you have a handful of players competing for dollars, all the players have to diversify. tcht mobile was the lowest cost carrier out will. now when you subtract them out of the equation, at&t can have the power to increase their prices. >> if you are a t-mobile customer, should you be thinking about making the move? >> there is no reason because phones that have the t-mobile insignia, as long as they're second and third generation phones, they will be covered under the at&t plan. so no need to rush out and get an at&t phone. >> what does this do to a smaller carrier? >> the reality here is that there is a major concern that if
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sprint faces the competition of verizon and at&t, it could really hurt sprint down the line. >> all right, rebecca, thank you very much. good to see you. coming up next, an incredible young man born with one leg is now a national champion. anthony robles tells us about his dream that came true. that's next right here on "the early show."
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this morning anthony robles is celebrating a remarkable achievement. the wrestler born with no right leg just won a national championship. it happened at the ncaa finals on saturday where he finished a perfect 36-0 season winning the 125 pound weight class if his final match. anthony joins us from phoenix. first of all, congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> i'm sure it's still sinking in a little bit, but if you could, take us back to saturday
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night. you get out there and you know who your opponent is, the defending national champion, a powerhouse from iowa. as you're looking at him getting toward go meet him out this on the mat, were you nervous? >> i was terrified. i had dreamt about being in that situation for the whole year and just being there and the atmosphere, there was nothing i could doing do beforehand to prepare me for that. the fans were into it, my family was there, just a graeat atmosphere to be a part of. they were saying 20 steeconds before i had to run out on the mat and i almost threw up. but it was definitely sxigt. once i actually stepped out there, it seemed like any other match. i just switched in to auto mode. >> and i love that you have this great grin on your face as you're talking about it because you can see the excitement. there see a lot of talk about
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your upper body strength and how important this is for you. has there ever been a time that when you get out there you think in some weome ways having only g could be an advantage because opponents rpts qui s aren't qui to approach you. >> i think it evens itself out. on one hand i do have upper body strength which is an advantage, but on the other hand, i amissing my leg and there are certain wrestling moves and certain things that i can't do out on the mat. it's really just a trial and error thing with me. i've had some great coaches in my wrestling career who have worked with me to develop a style that's effective and that i can utilize and real just focus on my strengths. >> effective may be an understatement. after saturday's match, you said that would be your very last one. yet i know prior to that, you had talked about a dream you had of going to the olympics. have you decided to forego that dream? >> actually, i have. i've been thinking about it for the last year now.
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and really i felt like after the national tournament, i could walk away from wraeg wrestling satisfied. finishing as a national champion, i can walk away happen with that and content. the olympics is a different type of wrestling. in college we do collegiate and then at the olympic level, they do free style. >> well, it is a great story and we appreciate you sharing it with us. i know you're looking to do some motivational speaking now so we wish you the best. free trial t, and watch instantly with the three leading video game systems or other devices right on your tv... or on your computer. i can watch all the tv shows and movies that i want. [ male announcer ] netflix. watch as many tv episodes and movies as you want for only eight bucks a month. we love netflix -- it's fantastic! [ male announcer ] to start your netflix free trial today, go to
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this m it is 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm sydnie kohara. this morning, about 340 people arriving at travis air force base from japan, military families mostly mothers with small children. they left japan after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crises. a second charter flight provided by the military will arrive at travis in the next few minutes. opening statements beginning in an hour in the perjury trial of barry bonds and later today, bonds' former train will be called to the stand but is likely to refuse to testify. bonds is accused of lying to a federal grand jury when he said never knowingly used steroids. pg&e says it may need the rest of the year to provide documents showing that 1800
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miles of gas pipeline are being operated at safe pressures. the public utilities commission had set a deadline of march 15 amid concerns about safety following last year's deadly san bruno explosion. traffic and weather around the bay area in just a moment. stay with us. ,,,,,,
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a gorgeous a gorgeous day dawning here. there's a beautiful look at new york city, the hudson river, central park. i hope it is equally beautiful where you are this morning. if not, just embrace that shot and be one with us. welcome back to "the early show". top of the hour here. i'm erica hill along with chris wragge. >> that was nice, huh? coming up, a recent government study found that about 700,000 middle school students in the u.s. admitted drinking alcohol in the past month. that's middle school, folks. 12 to 14-year-old kids. some sneak it. ? steal it. some get it from their parents, blooent. moms and dads are taking alcohol
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education into their own hands hoping to avoid big problems down the road. this morning we're going to look at whether that is actually a good idea or not. some parents feel that, you know what, it's a little safer if the kids are drinking in the home rather than going out drink and potentially driving, but what kind of message does that send? >> and 12 to 14 years old. that is young. also ahead, after the royal wedding, there will be a prosession through the streets of london. it will be a sentimental ride for prince william. and he kate middleton will be using the same carriage he and his parents road in after their wedding. in just a few minutes, we will get updates on that and a few more details of the big day. we'll even hear from some of the men behind all those coaches, and there is a great story about the horse that is going to be drawing the carriage. just about. 38 days? is that it? >> first, jeff glor has another check of the headlines for us this morning at the news desk. again, who is counting? >> good morning, guys. >> another day on the calendar
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today. >> good morning, guys. once again, in our news here this morning, united states fighter jet has crashed in libya. the pentagon believers mechanical failure, not enemy fire brought it down easy east of benghazi last night. two crew members were aboard, and both were able to eject. both only suffered minor injuries. the crew was separated because they ejected at high altitude, but the military does say this morning that both are now safe in u.s. hands. for more we're joined by cbs news national security correspondent david martin at the pentagon this morning. david, good morning. >> good morning. this f-15-e was flying out of an air base in italy, and it was operating over eastern libya at about an altitude of 24,000 feet. something then went badly wrong with the aircraft and forced both aircrewmen to eject. it has a front seat pilot and a back seat weapons officer. as you said, because of the altitude, they came down in different parts of eastern libya
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east of the city of benghazi where they were picked up by rebels and in fairly short order returned to u.s. forces. one thing that is revealed by this incident is that although the u.s. insists there is no communication with the rebel forces, that we are not fighting in lead with them, there obviously is communication with the rebel forces because there was a way to get those two pilots back. that's good news, but it does reveal the fact that we are in league at some level of coordination with the rebel forces. >> that's a good point. david martin at the pentagon. david, thanks. cbs news poll asked americans how they think president obama is handling the libyan crisis. half of those asked approve of what mr. obama has done. 29% asked disapprove, and one in five doesn't have an opinion.
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news is not good at the crippled jap news power plant. a pool where used nuclear fuel is stored is near boiling point. that means that more radiation may be released. work has resumed now and restoring power to the plant, and the u.s. is considering ordering the evacuation of all u.s. military personnel from areas threatened by radiation. jessica tata is back in texas this morning to face charges following a horrible daycare fire. tata was brought to a houston jail today. she is charged with manslaughter in the deaths of four children last month at the home daycare she operated. tata surrendered saturday to u.s. officials in her native nigeria. a mental evaluation has been ordered for jared loughner, the suspect in a tucson mass shooting. loughner will have the exam done in a prison facility in missouri. the judge in arizona said it should be done by april 29th. loughner is accused of killing six and wounding 13, including arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords.
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all living former u.s. presidents joined to honor number 41. they were on hand to pay tribute to george h.w. bush and his decades of public service. the event also raised money for his points of light institute. it is just now five minutes past the hour. katie couric has a preview of tonight's cbs evening news. >> good morning. thousands survived the tsunami and earthquake only to be caught in a radiation scare. meet some of the nuclear refugees who are now looking for help but are still filled with hope. we'll have that story and more tonight only on the cbs evening news. now back to the early show. >> and now we turn it back to erica, chris, and marysol. day outfit on today? >> i want to squeeze this thing out as long as i possibly can. you know, it was very obvious, right? i like it. >> you're going rogue on us. >> i try whenever i can. let's take a look at today's weather forecast, shall we? if you look at the national picture, the southern tier
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thanks. that's your latest weather. now here's chris. >> marysol, thank you. in this morning's health watch should parents serve alcohol to their teenage kids? teen drinking is a hot topic with spring break end whering, under aged drinkers end up in the e.r. every year, and that leads some parents to begin alcohol education right at home. we have this report. >> reporter: when laura talks about her teenage son, she sounds like any worried parent. >> i don't know what goes on at school. i have no idea. i only know what he tells me. >> mom. >> reporter: her behavior is far from typical. when it comes to letting 15-year-old matt try alcohol.
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>> i'll have a glass of wine, and if he looks at me and he wants to try it, i'll say, okay. >> reporter: laura and parents like her are trying to teach their kids how to drink responsibly by allowing them to occasionally consume alcohol at home. >> i don't want to be so strict that they're running in the opposite direction and being as rebellious as they can. >> reporter: underaged drinking is widespread and parental guidance is not always included. by age 21, 86% of kids will have used alcohol. some started alarmingly young ages, nearly 6% of 12 to 14-year-olds admitting to drinking alcohol in the past month. that's roughly 700,000 middle schoolers. >> we know what happens when kids get into trouble when they drink alcohol regularly. they can have car accidents. they can get into risky sexual situations. they can get into physical fights. >> laura says she's not encouraging her son to drink. she's just trying to remove alcohol's allure. >> i'm certainly nodç pouring hm a glass of wine and saying,
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salute. i really do believe that you should expose your kids to things that are going to be something they're going to experiment with. >> reporter: in matt's case, laura's technique may have worked. >> the fact that i have experience with alcohol or wine that i have drunk it before, i have sort of experienced the little mini feeling and a little bit of buzz, sort of, and, yeah, i think it does help. >> reporter: we visited a high school pta meeting in new york to see what other parents thought about letting their teenagers drink at home. >> i don't think it's right. >> i think they're going to have to wait until they're of age. >> i specifically -- wanted to try some wine. >> what did you say? >> absolutely not. >> one mom was more flexible. >> i just do it because i think it's good for them to be exposed to it so that that curiosity of what it is hopefully is a little bit deflected. >> this approach is frowned upon by many community leaders who would prefer parents take a tougher approach to underaged drinking. >> yes, we all know that kids
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are doing this because that's what kids do, but it's our job as adults not to make it easy for them. what we need are more parents willing tosh parents to their children and not their children's friends. >> the dangers of underaged drinking are not lost on laura. she hopes that an open dialogue with her son may help remove some of the risks. >> i feel like if we talk about something, maybe he'll have a little more knowledge, a little more insight, maybe instead of doing ten shots, he'll do one. >> joining us with more of the pros and cons of drinking with teens is psychologist and early show contributor dr. jennifer hartstein. we saw the report there a second ago. we don't want to make it easy on kids to get alcohol, but i think we all know that they're probably going to get their hands on it in some way, shape, or form. >> we look at the 12 to 14-year-old statistic. they are getting their hands on it. >> do you think it's a smart move that parents can legally serve alcohol to minors. do you think it's a good idea for parents to gently get them -- >> there are pros and cons.
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there is the element of demystifying what alcohol is if you are serve it in your home. at the same time, you have to be willing to model the appropriate behavior and so are you giving them mixed messages to your kids if you are doing that. >> what are some of the risks of underaged drinking that you have seen? >> well, basic risks. it can create problems with cognitive functioning, planning. it can increase their pulseivity. it can create problems for accidents, sexual promiscuous out and really regret and a lot of depression and anxiety. as kids we have to be mindful of that. >> i mean, it is. it's just very tough to admit -- so if you don't want your kids to drink, how do you enforce that? >> you really want to be an 240r9 taifsh parent. you want to have an open dialogue. you want to have that give and take. you want to have the back and forth and talk to them about, well, you're going to be in these situations. how are you going to handle it, what are you going to do? if you tried it in my house, we can talk about it some more. i'm going to be involved in that. that's really important for kids to be able to come to their
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parents and talk to them about these things. >> besides the talking, though, are there any other things that can be done? >> yes. you want to model appropriate behavior. if your kids see you coming home every night and having a drink so that you get rid of the stressful day, you're almost teaching them that when you feel stressed, you can drink and what they have shown is kids that start before 15 and drink for stress are going to have a problem with alcohol potentially later. >> what do parents really need to keep in mind with underaged drinking, with it being so prevalent across the country? >> they really want to make sure that their kids know that safety is first and if your kids are going to drink and we know a lot of them are going to, unfortunately, you want to make sure that they know that even if they're drunk, you rather they be drunk and alive at home than drunk and dead because they get behind the wheel. >> that's the other thing with some of these parents that condone drinking if their home, thinking it's safe for kids, god forbid one of the kids does decide to go to the corner store with their own car keys. that's on the parents. >> parties are unsupervised means that they have greater risk for drinking problems later. >> thank you.
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of the karnls are housed. also in residence, the who ahor that will draw the happy couple. the finer points are starting to come into focus. on april 29th as they begin their life together, we've now learned how the royal procession will return to buckingham palace. following the service, william and his new princess will leave west he minister abby in the same carriage that carried his parents, prince charles and principal sel princess diana. originally built to fit king edward vii, it has plenty of room for the happy couple. like charles and diana before, they'll travel through streets expected to be lined with noisy excited crowds of well wishers before making their way to buckingham palace where they'll appear on a balcony and hopefully punctuate the day with a kiss. if the heavens open up and the rain pours down, they'll like
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cinderella like in the same carriage that rans ported diana 30 years ago. there's a new sense of you are again urgency to preparations behind the palace walls. somewhere the finishing touches are being put to a dress that has become the world's best kept secret. the department in charge of transportation have handled the most spectacular events. but even veteran coachmen are eagerly anticipating this day. >> the actual day, there's a shiver down your back. >> there is something very special about this sort of occasionally. the eyes of the world will be upon us on the 29th of april. >> reporter: of course this type of pageant friday is whry do so.
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>> and we know how they will leave the ceremony, but anymore details on how kate will arrive at westminster abby? >> reporter: yes, kate will be arriving in the royals royce phantom 6 car, theilla were rid in last september. but it has big windows. and kate also said that she liked the idea of arriving at the abby as a commoner by car, but leaving by carriage as an official member of the royal family. >> and it make an extra statement that she chose that car. there is also interesting news out on the order in which everybody will be making this procession. the queen is actually going to be sort of grandmother first, queen second, as i understand it. >> reporter: yes, she is. the queen normally will lead any procession. she is after all the queen. but on a royal wedding, the press departme
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precedent changes just a little bit. the queen and the duke will be in the fourth carriage and then prince charles and camilla will be riding with the middletons in the fifth carriage. so i think that will be an interesting one to listen in on. >> how we'd love to be a fly on the wall of that. victoria arbiter, thanks for the update. we'll be right back with more. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. expect from the number-one recommended detergent by dermatologists. all free clear is free of dyes and perfumes. and has powerful stainlifters to help get your whole wash clean. it's all good.
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welcome back to "the early show." a segment can go up on a sex survey. apparently there was a big percentage, 70% of people that are a little too tired. >> it's not a joke anymore. it's true. can you believe it, 70%, a really high number. and so we're hearing from the folks, looking at these surveys that it may be time for us to perhaps rethink some habits. >> it's not just the old honey,
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opening statements are set to begin in the perjury trial of barry bonds. later today, his personal trainer will be called t in about five minutes, opening statements set to begin in the perjury trial of barry bonds. later today his personal train lesh called to the stand. but he will probably refuse to testify. the personal trainer will probably refuse to testify. barry bonds allegedly lied to a grand jury. crews figuring out how to clear a landslide from yesterday, leaving 20 families stuck in their homes in scotts valley for more than a week. forecasted bad weather could hamper clean-up efforts. and people in san francisco are among the most active on social networking sites. men's health ranking the u.s. cities that use sites like facebook and twitter the most.
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san francisco is the only bay area city that made the top 10, coming in 6th. first place goes to washington, d.c. traffic and weather right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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chopper 5 flying over an accident in north richmond.
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it's blocking tharea, no impact on traffic. we have other things to report. muni delays inbound at church through there. bart and ace no problems. and the bay bridge really stacked up especially if you're coming off the eastshore freeway. you're backed up to the maze. the metering lights are on the that's traffic. here's julie with the forecast. >> well, we are still seeing some scattered showers out there throughout the bay. but a little bit of sun peeking through, as well. here's live look and you can see yes some hazy sunshine to start off the day. blue skies elsewhere. all that's going to replace rain heading through the afternoon hours in time for the evening commute. widespread showers make their way inland turning to rain overnight tuesday into wednesday. wednesday our first storm system. a second wetter system thursday into friday. and a third on saturday. we don't expect to dry out until sunday. ,,,,,,,,
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bottom of the hour. looking pretty good here. >> very nice. expected high 53. >> is that right? it looks great now. are we looking at two to four inches of snow? >> come on, tease something else much nicer. there's a new survey. >> i think we are getting snow. and she wants to hide it from us. >> it's a lovely green shirt i'm wearing came. carry on. >> welcome back, everyone. abouttocame. carry on. >> welcome back, everyone.
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aboutdacame. carry on. >> welcome back, everyone. abouty. carry on. >> welcome back, everyone. about coming up we'll take a new survey on marriage and sex. it confirms take most married couple are too tired to have fun in bed. the numbers are staggering and some of the advice that we're going to have is less staggering than the up numbers. can you believe 70%? so we'll talk that over. >> also ahead, we'll take a look at the beauty products that many americans count on every day. these are some of the best selling products out there. easy for you to get. and we're really running for you to run down the line here. beth products to clean your face, to moisturize, to brighten you up. and we'll tell you why they're so popular year in and year out. >> also this morning we're making comfort food that your doctor can be comfortable with. there is katie lee. she has some great recipes today. >> wait a minute. sour cream? >> we're told she'll make held
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will healthier machos, chocolate chip cookies. can't wait. >> but before we can get to our little snack, marysol castro is here with a check of the weather. nice in many areas today. >> it sure is. good morning, everyone. let's take a look at your high temperatures across the land. 33 in fargo makes 52 in new york seem down right balmy. city of angels chilly.
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we have heard a lot recently about how many americans are sleeve deprived and now a survey of working pashltrents cor s co
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they're also sex deprived. heidi banks is here with some advic advice. >> it's so understandable. the demands of parenting these days, helping with homework, door pocar pooling, shopping. s's a wonder anybody is having sex. >> let's put this number in perspective. average couple per week, how many times are they having sex? >> this is the scary hinge. under 30 or in the honeymoon phase of the relationship, two to three times. over 30, 59 times a year. so that's a little bit more than once a week. when you get to be about 60 or 70, once a month. so anywhere in there. but you can't compare yourself. you can't get in to a numbers game. it's about connecting in a
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relationship. so if you're going, oh, honey, it's only 54 times and it's already new year's eve, no, you can't do that. you've got to really allow your relationship to be what it's supposed to. >> a lot of it has to be based on both personal preference, where the relationship stands. >> exactly. >> the phrase we keep hearing is i'm just too tired for it right now. are you hearing that a lot more? your studies? >> oh, yes. and research says there are three things that affect whether or not you're having sex. health and hormones obviously as you get older, your sex drive decreases with most people. how tired you are is number two out of that whole list. and even more important than that how happy the relationship is. >> are those the major factors? >> absolutely. if you're not happy or exhausted, you're not having a great sex. not healthy, not having a great
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sex life. with y but you can't use it as an excuse. >> is it one of those things where if you really want to do it, you can find time? >> we all know that. it really does boil down to that. but you've got to make it a priority. make connecting a priority and you've got to make the enjoyment of it a priority. so maybe skip the trip to the mall. a lot of us debt distractget di the little things in life. >> let's talk about fatigue, though. how does it affect once ee's li? >> there is nothing that stresses you out more than not having enough sleep. if you don't have enough sleep, your libido is low. but on the other side of it is, if you push yourself to have sex, it does energize your libido. so it's one of those two sided coins. >> is it this i'm too tired to do it, is it the modern day i've got a headache? >> yeah, when i hear that you have to look beneath it.
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it's always the issue be mooet it, like what's really going on here. have you connected, have you taken the time as a couple. are there other stresses coming in to the relationship. because you just can't use that excuse. >> so what tips would you provide people who are in this kind of funk right now? >> by the way, it is married people with children. so get up a half hour earlier. get up before the kids. >> break the pattern. >> we always think of sex in the evening and we're exhausted. wake up a little early and start your day that way. again, reprioritize your relationship, make connecting a priority. and number three, the most important thing, make you a priority and get more sleep. we always make the kids the priority. a good marriage makes the couple the priority. >> when you say connecting, making that a priority, you're just talking about getting to know each other once again. having that one-on-one connection.
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>> exactly. i remember growing up my father used to say to my mother, hey, we're going to go away for a few hours and he would turn to us kids and he'd say this is our time. and we knew what that meant. >> go play. don't come back. >> we knew it wasn't time to go buy school supplies, let's put it that way. and again, exhaustion, get more sleep. sleep is the most important thing we can do for our health and it affects every area of our life. so maybe instead of taking a vacation, take a little sleep vacation. say i'm going to take the day off from work and i'm going to rest. >> always rest can go a long way. thank you. good to see you. chris, i'm not going to be here tomorrow. i'm tapping the day off to sleep. wanted to give you a heads up on that. choosing the right beauty products to buy is not always a lovely experience. sometimes you get home and not so much. this morning we want to help you out with that search.
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jenn falik is here with top sellers that have stood the test of time. good morning. >> good morning. >> great to have you back with us. the first one that we have, these are all -- you took a look at everything and these are the top selling products year in, year out. >> exactly. we're always hearing about the newest, hottest latest, but i want to see what people are buying again and again. hundreds of thousands of these are sold every minute. >> so we'll sort of build on a foundation here. we'll start off with cleansing. i feel like every other day someone says to me this is the one you should use. >> one sold every ten seconds. and dermatologists love this product. they're recommending to their patients. and it works on all different skin types. that's something we'll see with all the products here. it's about universal appeal. you can use it wet, dry. it won't break you out. it won't dry you out. just the perfect every day
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cleanser. >> and it's like $9? >> yeah, the drug store under $10, so good price point and a little go as long way. >> so you've cleaned your face. now you need to moisturize. and we've still got a lot of winters in the areas of the country and the skin is dry. >> and summer comes around and the skin is dry from the sun. so this is from aveeno. 12 million of these are sold a year. it's daily moisturizing lotion. it has oatmeal in it, very nourishing. and if your skin is sensitive, this is great. pump dispenser is always the best way to go. slather it on. it keeps your skin nice and fresh. >> and then when it comes to your face, this product does more than just moiz chmoisturiz. >> i swear by this. clarins beauty fresh balm. perfect to put on, it refreshes.
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>> i can put this on over make up and under? >> over, under, use it as a mask. it become as if i wes a firming. >> on ste sto shopping. and tint itted moisturizer? >> two of these are sold every minute. some don't give you enough tended. you want something that hydrates but you want your skin to get some coverage. makeup artists swear by this. i think this is a reason it's a best seller, a lot of people this is their first foundation they ever use and it works. >> so we've got that. this is a concealer? >> it's more than just a concealer. one is sold every ten seconds globally and it's a splurge. it's about $40. but it's easy to use.
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>> it's like a pen. >> it gets rid of fine lines ap where i thi and wrinkles, it reflects light. >> under your eye, creases of your nose, your frown lines.p and wrinkles, it reflects light. >> under your eye, creases of your nose, your frown lines. and wrinkles, it reflects light. >> under your eye, creases of your nose, your frown lines.and. >> under your eye, creases of your nose, your frown lines. >> does make you look like you've had more sleep? >> it does. >> you cannot underemphasize a good mascara. >> will this has been a best sell fore20 years. 40,000 of these sold every single day which is 28 every minute. makeup artists love this. >> and they still get it today. a little bronzer can go a long
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way. and these are some of the best ones. >> physicians formula created the bronzer category. it contours your face, makes you look like you have some sun. these are a great buy and they're buildable. you can either put on a little, a lot. it adjusts with your skin. >> and it won't break the bank which is very important. i have never heard of this will before. the all nighter. this sets your makeup? >> this is a new best seller. it's a setting spray. after you do your makeup, we're all busy, spray this on, sets your makeup. this offers convenience and i think that's why it's big seller. >> what about in the summertime? when your makeup is melting off your face in august, does this help it stay on? >> it actually regulates the temperature. there is shall crazy complex in
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there, put it organization it keeps your makeup where you want it. things that can slip and slide during the day, this this is is best. and it's not cakey. it's totally clear. >> how about that. and finally, people with curl lir hair oftentimes feel like they have trouble controlling. this is a little milk specifically for curly hair. >> yes, from carol's daughter. 20 of these are sold every hour. and it heads you embrace your curl. a lot of times products for curly hair make you want to do your hair straight. everyone doesn't want that. this is moisturizing, gets rid of frizz and smells really great. >> and it comes in a cute bottle. >> packaging is important. i still am a total sucker for packaging. >> jenn, great options for us. for more, head on to early show
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dt .krks news become. >> you continue to get more beautiful and i'll continue to get fatter. or maybe not. mac and cheese and pizza doesn't sound healthy, but indicakatie here to prove you can keep the flavor and make it healthy. >> isn't that great? i love junk food just as much as the next girl. but after a winter of eating it, starting to feel it. >> so when i hear about nachos, mac and cheese, chocolate chip cookies, popper, chicken tenders, we'll put a healthy spin on this. >> that's right. i posted on my twitter and asked people what they wanted to see get made over. i got so much response. so these are my dwight twitter followers favorites. we'll start with hal peen yoe poppers.
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i'll have you start by mixing this, this is low fat cream cheese. so just mix that up with a pinch of salt. i took out the seeds and the membrane because it makes it less spicy. and then you'll take a little bit of this cheese mixture and spoon it right in here. and pack it down just like that. so now comes the breading part which is where you would think fried. but we're not going fried. dip it if some flower, the whole thing all over. and then this is a mixture of one egg and one egg white. so it's less fattening. you have a lot on there. kind of dust it off a little. and then this is a dieter's fried food loving dream. crushed corn flakes.
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sgh just t . >> just the cereal. >> just the cereal. it gives the great crunch. so get it nice and coated. i have some in the oven that are already done. they cook for about 20 minutes. they are so good and they freeze, too. they bake right up super crunchy and you can use it for anything that you would like to fry. >> can i try one? >> absolutely. going to be spicy first thing in the morning. and i did some chicken fingers using the same corn flake mixture. >> it's good. >> this is a product that's heat free and low carcaw calorie. it has the texture of a good chicken nugget. kids will fefr knnever know the
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difference. >> i like the barbeque. >> would you know that that's not chicken? >> no. it's not chicken? >> it's not chicken. were you listening? >> very good, seriously. i'm going to stop you for one second. the poppers were dynamite. that was awesome, too. >> perfect for kids who like chicken fingers. i got lots of requests for mac an cheese and that much companies. so we'll make a low fat cheese sauce. normally you'd start out with three table spoons of butter. but i'm leaving that out. just flower, onion powder and salt. we're using fat free milk. and then to give it a creamy taste, i put in low fat cream
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cheese. now, this will take about four minutes to get nice and thick and then you'll put in low fat ched dar cheese. it comes out looking like this. and then you would just toss in your macaroni with that and help put it in the casserole dish and bake it. if you want to make nacho, just add a little sauce to this, spice it up. these i love. chocolate chip cookies. i did these flowerless and high protein. just whipped up the egg whites. fold in the mini chocolate chips. i'll grab these out of the oven. they bake for about 40 minutes. they are nice and light. low cal. no flour.
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so if you have a no gluten child, this is good to make. and then we have sweet potato skins over here. >> you can check out these recipes at our website, early and we will be right back. 3 o'clock. my daily meeting, with a salty snack and then a 3:15, with my guilt. [ female announcer ] new special k cracker chips. 27 crispy chips. 110 delicious calories. mmmmmmm...good meeting. same time tomorrow? [ female announcer ] find them in the cracker aisle. i see a bag and think... i could have a chip.
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thanks to katie lee, we have some healthy options on junk foods that we all love. >> thanks to katie lee we're not hungry anymore. >> i wouldn't want nanybody to o hungry. >> these are really healthy options. >> only 25 calories per cookie.
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>> good low cal. >> always good stuff.,,,,,,,,
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