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Apr 27, 2011 6:30pm EDT
worry about it. i don't understand why we don't see anything for prince george -- let me put on the severe thunderstorm warnings for a second. still nothing from prince georges county, which is -- i don't understand that. >> surprising given what you're seeing on the radar. >> they have to at the very least a severe thunderstorm warning and at the very most, i would issue a tornado warning for southern prince george and extend the warning. >> for charles? >> yeah, and this is a storm that -- this is not doppler indicated, it was at one time, now we have a tornado seen reported west at 6:14, so about twenty minutes ago. gives you an idea how fast it's moving, well to the east and west of quancrow. if it makes a right turn, brandi wine take cover, also you need to take cover immediately. this is not, you know, go around and do things around the house, this is get into the basement or interior room asap. i'm going to zoom back out. we're still looking at a tornado warning for fairfax. i don't see any real indication of that. i don't want to down play this storm, but it has heavy rains,
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 6:30pm EDT
numbers are down, including a failing grade on his handling of the economy. remembering george steinbrenner. for the legendary yankee owner, winning was everything. >> you show me a good loser and i'll show you a loser. >> couric: and nature's summer gift to yosemite, water for the falls. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. the attempt to get control of that runaway oil well has moved into a critical new phase. with a new cap in place, the next step is to pressure test it to see how tight the seal is. is it tight enough to stop the flow of oil into the gulf? or will b.p. have to continue siphoning the oil up to container ships until the well can be permanently plugged later this summer? as oil continues to spread across the gulf, the obama administration today sent b.p. another cleanup bill. this one for nearly $100 million. mark strassmann is in port fourchon, louisiana tonight. mark, tremendous pressure under that cap as well as on b.p. >> reporter: big p
CBS
Nov 26, 2010 7:00pm EST
william's great grandfather, king george iv, who was tortured by shyness and a stutter. katie couric spoke with actor colin firth, who plays the king. >> westminster abbey is the setting for the show of the century as peers arrive for the coronation of king george vi. >> couric: did you know much about george iv before you took this role on? >> no. i think most of us in my generation are not particularly focused on the affairs of the royal family unless a big moment comes along. >> couric: for george iv, who was born prince albert, or bertie to his family, that big moment came in 1936. his brother, king edward viii, stepped down from the throne to marry a twice-divorced woman, wallis simpson. >> i have found it impossible to carry any burden of responsibility without the help of the woman i love. >> reporter: as great britain prepared for war, albert prepared to reign while fighting a more personal battle. >> i'm sure that we are all.... >> couric: trying to overcome a debilitating stammer. >> happy to feel... >> you see him running into this problem, it's heart breaking. i choked up watch
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 6:30pm EDT
is playing a major role in the relief efforts, but today the aircraft carrier "george washington" was forced to leave its japanese port over fears of radiation. once again, here's david martin. >> reporter: the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier "george washington" got under way from yokosuka, japan, earlier this morning. not to aid in relief effort bus to save its from radio active contamination. the decision to send the "george washington" to sea even though one reactor is down for repairs, came in response from a shift in the wind which is blowing increased amounts of radioactivity south of tokyo toward the american bases at yokosuka and atsugi. the winds threatened to dump as much radioactivity in the next 24 hours as in the preceding ten days. navy officers decided they could not allow the "george washington" to absorb even low levels of radioactive contamination for the indefinite future. at $4.5 billion, it's one of the navy's most valuable ships and the fear is that radiation would be sucked into the ventilation system and leave it contaminated for the rest of its service l
CBS
Apr 19, 2010 6:30pm EDT
you've got george? >> 609, 537. >> couric: he's hard wired for hardware in tonight's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. all day it seemed like the skies were about to open up again after five days of volcanic clouds. but late today another eruption in iceland began sending up a new plume of ash. it's unclear if this will affect plans to reopen several airports across great britain tomorrow. either way, the royal navy is sending three warships across the english channel to pick up some of the 150,000 britons stranded in other european countries. a look at that initial cloud of cash shows wind currents are moving it toward north america but it's not expected to have a noticeable impact here. mark phillips has the latest from london's heathrow airport. >> reporter: the volcano which at its peak was pumping 500 tons of ash into the atmosphere every second has changed. for a while today, it was putting out a lower column of debris, one where
CBS
Jan 3, 2011 7:00pm EST
cancer, was 64. and coming up next, george hartman with tonight's "assignment america." [music playing] confidence available in color. depend® colors for women. looks and fits like underwear. protects like nothing else. depend®. good morning. great day. [music playing] confidence available in color. depend® colors for men. looks and fits like underwear. protects like nothing else. depend®. good morning. you struggle to control your blood sugar. you exercise and eat right, but your blood sugar may still be high, and you need extra help. ask your doctor about onglyza, a once daily medicine used with diet and exercise to control high blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. adding onglyza to your current oral medicine may help reduce after meal blood sugar spikes and may help reduce high morning blood sugar. [ male announcer ] onglyza should not be used to treat type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. tell your doctor if you have a history or risk of diabetic ketoacidosis. onglyza has not been studied with insulin. using onglyza with medicines such as sulfonylureas may ca
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Oct 9, 2009 6:30pm EDT
obama. it's almost like they were giving president obama a prize for not being george bush. i do not think this is going to help the president. i think it is going to widen the partisan divide. >> couric: were you surprised that michael steele and the r.n.c. came out with such criticism so quickly? >> no. and i think this just underlines when i say widen the president's... the divide between the two countries. here you have the republicans saying "look, this just shows he's all talk and no action." then the democrats respond "republicans are lining up with the taliban," which is also ridiculous. but that's what you have. and i think that's what we have now. and i do not think this helps the president, nor does it help much of anything, frankly. >> couric: jeff, you have a slightly contrarian point of view to bob. you think that the president could use this to his advantage. how so? >> well, i think back to... all the way to last week when the olympic bid failed and the president's critics say "see? for all the talk he doesn't have that kind of international clout." so if this is a pr
CBS
Feb 5, 2010 6:30pm EST
there you have it. that is what's happening in the prince george's county storm center. and again, let's take a look at the camera to see what's going on throughout different parts of prince george's county. let's start up at the top. that's arena drive. you see how the snow is beginning to accumulate. then you've got i-495, then maryland 214 at richy. the snow is beginning to pile up. garrett at morgan, that's just up the street from where we are. a lot of snow up there. then paint branch, college park. this is where our colleague scott broom was, and he reported a lot of snow, and you can see that's exactly what's happening. about 240 plow trucks have hit the roads. they've got 1800 miles to go. they will be at it all night, and so will we. reporting live, armando trull. >> take a look at what's going on in montgomery county. ray chin is out with more on the conditions there. >> reporter: armando was talking about the roadways. here on 355 you can see the snow is getting to be covered and snow packed right now. it's been sticking for quite awhile for a couple of hours. he also t
CBS
Apr 19, 2010 7:00pm EDT
won't say if this is a real deal or an iphoney. up next, a human computer named george. his brain is the hard drive of kramer's hardware. hey what's going on? doing the shipping. man, it would be a lot easier if we didn't have to weigh 'em all. if those boxes are under 70 lbs. you don't have to weigh 'em. with these priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service, if it fits it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. no weigh? nope. no way. yeah. no weigh? sure. no way! uh-uh. no way. yes way, no weigh-ing. priority mail flat rate box shipping starts at $4.95, only from the postal service. a simpler way to ship. at cvs/pharmacy, you get a surprise as soon as you walk in the door. just go to the extra care coupon center [beep] and scan your card. then you print your coupons, and surprise! you save. it's so easy. just scan, print, save. scan before, you'll save more. i love my extra bucks! let's go to last night's highlights. there's mom and dad cleaning up. and there's the meatloaf. yuck. look what sometimes happens with the ordinary bag. it slips, oh, bingo, it falls
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Aug 28, 2009 6:49pm EDT
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Apr 1, 2011 6:30pm EDT
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CBS
Jul 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
one of the biggest names in sports. george steinbrenner never swung a bat, but as owner of the new york yankees he swung a pretty mean ax. in his prime, he fired manager after manager with only one goal-- winning. george steinbrenner died today in tampa, florida, after suffering a heart attack. armen keteyian remembers the boss. >> reporter: he was one of a kind, bombastic, overbearing, but never dull. the boss with a capital "b." >> i'm not a leader who wants the love of my men necessarily. i would rather have the respect of them. >> reporter: the son of a shipping magnate, george m. steinbrenner iii bought the new york yankees for $10 million in 1973. building it into a $1.6 billion brand and the world's most famous sports franchise. >> all right, what else did you look at. >> reporter: one way, his way. >> george was the yankees. he was involved in every aspect of the yankees from the board rooms to the bathrooms. >> he and the players deserve the credit. >> reporter: every last detail devoted to what steinbrenner craved above all else: winning. >> she show me a good loser and i
CBS
Oct 29, 2009 7:00pm EDT
afghanistan began. president george w. bush said he preferred to meet with grieving families in private. media coverage of returning remains was banned during his father's administration after some network showed a split-screen image of president george h. w. bush bantering with reporters as the bodies of u.s. soldiers killed in panama were arriving home. caskets were a familiar scene on tv news during vietnam, bringing into american living rooms the true cost of war. this year under president obama, the ban was lifted, but the family of the fallen much of the approve. the parents of 29-year-old army sergeant dale griffin of terre haute, indiana, gave their permission for us to see his return today. five hours after he left the white house, and still long before sunrise, the president returned. he later reflect on the experience saying it was a sobering reminder of the sacrifices of america's men and women in uniform. >> the burden that both our troops and our families bear in any war time situation is going to bear on how i see these conflicts. it is something they think about
CBS
Oct 16, 2009 6:30pm EDT
stories leading your only local news at 7. the first involving portion prince georges county police. they opened fire on an armored car robbery suspect. that suspect was caught but another has barricaded himself in a home on lexington avenue. we will have more on that as it is available. >>> another breaking story in college park. a portion county officer opened fire on two suspects on baltimore avenue after being struck by a car. our our own alex trevino is there live. >> reporter: we are in the college park shopping center on baltimore avenue. an officer from the prince georges county police department is being treated at this hour after
CBS
Feb 15, 2011 5:30pm PST
, this is the greatest day i've had in my life. >> george h.w. bush. >> reporter: and former president george herbert walker bush was honored for nearly 70 years of public service-- the cockpit of a navy plane in world war ii to the oval office at the white house. >> his humility and his decency reflects the very best of the american spirit. >> couric: there were 15 honorees in all, including german chancellor angela merkel, basketball hall-of-famer bill russell, cellist yo-yo ma and john sweeney, former president of the a.f.l.-c.i.o. congratulations. that's the "cbs evening news." i'm katie couric. thanks for watching. good night. >>> you're watching cbs5 eyewitness news. "this broadcast realtime captioned by becky lyon." >>> are you an accused terrorist who just got out of guantanamo bay? why you can't legally come to the united states. one bay area city rolling out the welcome mat for you. >>> what it might take to get this barge out of the mud. >>> already tonight, some early signs of a stormy night ahead. good evening, i'm allen martin. >> i'm dana king. in just a few hours the ci
CBS
Apr 27, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. we have prince george county, charles county until 8:00, and we also now have, as we were saying a.a. county until 7:45, and it looks like that is moving north. we are going to take a break right now, and we will be back. don't leave us. we are going to gather the information with the latest after this break. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> all right, what you are looking although is stewart county, virginia, just after 6:00 of a funnel cloud. we do not know if that particular funnel cloud touched down or caused damage, but the cells we have been watching this afternoon have produced funnel clouds in several areas and at least one tornado, 1 mile quest of quanico, virginia. that's why we have, in fact right now still have the tornado warning in effect until 7:45. look at radar for you folks in south western and western portions of a.a. county, and a little bit of prince georges county. actually, see the box area right there? that's the area we are concerned about the most. we still have the system kind of ex
CBS
Feb 15, 2011 7:00pm EST
was matched only by his humility. >> well, this is the greatest day i've had in my life. >> george h.w. bush. >> reporter: and former president george herbert walker bush was honored for nearly 70 years of public service-- the cockpit of a navy plane in world war ii to the oval office at the white house. >> his humility and his decency reflects the very best of the american spirit. >> couric: there were 13 honorees in all, including german chancellor angela merkel, basketball hall of famer bill russell, cellist yo yo ma and john sweeney, former president of the a.f.l.-c.i.o. congratulations. that's the "cbs evening news." i'm katie couric. thanks for watching. >>> now, "entertainment tonight," the most watched entertainment news magazine in the world. >> you were sexually abused as a child. tell me what happened. >> "dancing" star cheryl burke revealing the private pain. of being molested. >> i knew what he was doing was wrong. >> her new book. her new interview with nancy. >> is he still alive now? are you afraid? >>> then breaking news. cbs news correspondent laura logan beaten and s
CBS
Dec 24, 2010 7:00pm EST
"american spirit of giving." >> okay, we're open! we're open for business. >> reporter: when george garrick opens his christmas tree lot in redwood city, california, the line already stretches down the street, because garrick isn't selling trees, he's giving them away-- to families in need. >> oh, my god. it's very important for my children. >> for a lot of these families to go and pay $60, $70, or $80 for a tree at a commercial lot, they can't do it. >> reporter: rosa contreras lined up for more than an hour to get her tree. >> it's worth it. it's really worth it. >> reporter: grandsons in tow, mel vina lewis quickly got in the mood. ♪ coming to town, yes >> reporter: for george garrick's family, the giveaway has become a tradition. >> it's our high of the season. >> reporter: george's wife lainie and their children, william, 11; jonathan 16 vshgs and victoria 13 all pitch in. >> the best is the smell of christmas trees. it's like the smell of christmas. >> reporter: what the garricks call trees of joy started three years ago after they heard of one family in town who couldn't af
CBS
May 18, 2011 6:30pm EDT
member of president george w. bush's security team. juan, how big a policy change are these sanctions for the obama administration? >> katie, it's a major policy shift. it's a shot across the bow, targeting president assad and other high-level syrian officials. it is really a financial cue that president assad has to top his repression. he has to reform or step down. and i think this puts us on a path towards confrontation with syria. >> couric: well, will he reform-- what will he do? what are the ramifications of these sanctions? >> well, i think the hope is that these sanctions would change syria's behavior, but i don't think that's-- that's in the cards. i think what you're likely to see is continued repression from the regime, likely additional protests from the syrian people, and i think what you're likely to see is more violence on the streets, leading likely to more tension and confrontation between the u.s. and syria. >> couric: so, juan, can you envision a starr scenario in which there would ever be any military action against syria. >> i don't think so, katie. i think we may
CBS
Sep 27, 2010 7:00pm EDT
george blanda as a quarterback who who never seemed to grow old. his hall of fame career spanned 26 years, the last nine with the oakland raiders were his most memorable. blanda could win a game by throwing a touchdown pass or kicking a field goal. he was nearly 49 when he retired back in 1976. george blanda died today. he was 83. gloria stuart was born with a wealth of talent and looks to match. a glamorous blond, she became a b-movie queen in the 1930s and '40s starring in such movies as "the invisible man." she left hollywood to become a painter and printer, mostly forgotten as an actress. that is until one "titanic" break. >> the china had never been used the sheets had never been slept in. "titanic" was called the ship of dreams. >> reporter: in 1997 at the age of 87, she became the oldest actor ever no, ma'am named for an oscar for her role as a "titanic" survivor. gloria stuart died yesterday at her home in los angeles. she was 100. ♪ to know, know, know you grandma is the bestest. the total package. grandpa's cooooooooool. way cool. ♪ grandpa spoils me rotten. ♪ to kno
CBS
Aug 12, 2010 6:30pm EDT
doppler image. you can really see that you folks, to the east, and in prince george's county, you have been spared for the least time being. the heaviest activity is from the district over towards arlington and alexandria, back into fairfax county as well as portions of these counties. so the storms, they kind of blew themselves out a little bit. montgomery county, now holding to the pretty well back to the west. extending back up to the river on the virginia side of the river. and up towards ashburn. if you know someone trying to get in here, i would call the airline before you make the trip all the way to dulles or nationals at this point. you should be okay up there. aldi, heavy rain as you go down towards the plains. you might get clipped for this. across 56 though. and fairfax, very heavy rain, vienna, around 123 and springfield. and dc and alexandria, this is where the heaviest activities could be be found. there are no warnings out there. but take these storms seriously. they will have some gusty winds in them and the rainfall rates up to one to two inches per hour. and aga
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Jan 12, 2011 5:30pm PST
for the federal bench by john mccain 20 years ago ( applause ) appointed by president george h.w. bush, and rose to become arizona's chief federal judge ( applause ) his colleagues described him as the hardest working judge within the 9th circuit. he was on his way back from attending mass, as he did every day, when he decided to stop by and say hi to his representati representative. john is survived by his loving wife, maureen; his three sons; and his five beautiful grandchildren. ( applause ) george and dorothy morris-- "dot" to her friends-- were high school sweethearts who got married and had two daughters. they did everything together-- traveling the open road in their r.v., enjoying what their friends called a 50-year honeymoon. saturday morning, they went by the safeway to hear what their congresswoman had to say. when gunfire rang out, george, a former marine, instinctively tried to shield his wife. ( applause ) both were shot. dot passed away. a new jerseyinate itch, phyllis schneck, retired to tucson to beat the snow, but in the summer, she would return east where her w
CBS
Feb 25, 2011 7:00pm EST
president george w. bush. and later, a tv show makes singing in school very cool. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. and celebrex is not a narcotic. when it comes to relieving your arthritis pain, you and your doctor need to balance the benefits with the risks. all prescription nsaids, including celebrex, may increase the chance of heart attack or stroke, which can lead to death. this chance increases if you have heart disease or risk factors such as high blood pressure or when nsaids are taken for long periods. nsaids, including celebrex, increase the chance of serious skin or allergic re
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Jul 2, 2010 7:00pm EDT
as number one, followed by his distant cousin theodore and abraham lincoln. george washington came in fourth! the man who succeeded lincoln, andrew johnson, was ranked the worst. james buchanan and warren g. harding round out the bottom three. george w. bush came in 39th, barack obama was 15th. for the complete list whereof the president's rate from 1 to 44, go to cbsnews.com. we want to note the passing of ilene woods. you may not know her name, but you certainly know her voice. ♪ a dream is a wish your heart makes... ♪ >> pelley: woods gave voice to one of hollywood's most beloved characters, cinderella, in the 1950 animated classic. she retired from acting in 1959 and died yesterday at the age of 81. coming up next, a veteran honors those who served by flying the flag and raising the american spirit. they're fishermen, they're shrimpers, they're laborers, they're deckhands, they're people who work in restaurants... these are the people of the gulf coast who need our help. i'm darryl willis. i oversee bp's claims process on the gulf coast. bp has got to make things right and
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May 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, george hincapie. we're told that now, for the first time, hincapie has testified to federal onvestigators that he and armstrong supplied each other with the blood-booster e.p.o. and discussed having used testosterone-- another banned substance-- during their preparation for races. through his attorney, hincapie declined to be interviewed, citing the ongoing investigation. >> reporter: when it comes to such an investigation, sworn testimony from hincapie is a game changer. quiet, untouched by scandal, he is the only rider to be at armstrong's side for all seven of his tour de france victories. if anyone would know if armstrong was doping, it would be george hincapie. harry? >> smith: armen, this federal investigation goes all the way back to last august. where does it go? >> reporter: well, it could end as early as next month. but what's interesting here, harry, is that the federal investigator involved, jeff novitzky, is the same federal investigator behind the barry bonds balco scandal and we both know the government didn't get much out of that, and here clearly you're deal
CBS
Jun 7, 2010 6:30pm EDT
cleaning up the mess. commercial fisherman george jackson was overcome by fumes while inspecting boom. b.p. gave him no protective gear. >> they didn't supply us with nothing. now they're starting to disperse gloves and hazmat suits. >> reporter: chemicals and vapors both from oil and dispersants can pose serious health risks. they can inflame the nose, throat, and lungs and aggravate asthma. when absorbed in the bloodstream, oil compounds like benzine or can hawes headaches and dizziness and could have long-term toxic effects on the brain, liver, and kidneys after prolonged direct contact. another concern, the long hot days for cleanup workers. osha today demanded b.p. not overwork crews. >> i've seen advertisements on the web saying workers are expected to work 14 hours a day seven days a week. we know that workers who work very long days are greatly increased risk of injury. >> reporter: this afternoon in venice, a boat load of shrimp came in harvested from one of the few fishing beds still open. but the stress is taking a toll. the state mental health crisis center has fielded mor
CBS
Nov 18, 2009 6:30pm EST
partisan political debate. this is a panel, actually, appointed by president george bush, folks who have been on this group for a long time who were given the job of looking at a variety of services and making recommendations based on the science. but that's just what they've done. they don't make policy, they won't make policy. >> couric: it really sounds as if you're trying to distance yourself from them. >> well, i think, katie, knowing what's important, that the american cancer society has a set of recommendations the cohen foundation has a different set of recommendations, there are patient advocacy groups working on canneser who have supported this panel's finding and others who disagree with it. so we need to continue to do research. we need to look at the best evidence, but most importantly, we need women to talk to their health care providers. we need them to have an individual conversation on what's best for them at age 30 and 40 and 50 and 60. >> couric: kathleen sebelius, secretary of health and human services, thank you so much for your time. >> couric: >> good to talk to yo
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Apr 22, 2011 5:30pm PDT
elizabeth agnes louise. >> i charles phillip arthur george. >> reporter: but royal weddings are different in one special way. they all claim to be good business-- or so we're told. >> there's a huge opportunity in london that comes from hosting such an event as the royal wedding. in fact, if we have the same number of visitors who came to the wedding of charles and diana in 1981, which was around 600,000 people, we could have an economic benefit to the capital of around 30 to 50 million pounds. >> reporter: that's about $80 million spent by all the people who come to eat, sleep and make merry in one of the world's most expensive cities. >> a day, $150 or more. >> about a thousand dollars a day. are you counting a hotel and everything? probably about that. >> reporter: and that's before buying all the mugs, plates, dish towels, bags, cushions, stamps, pillows, playing cards, champagne glasses and biscuits-- which they'll send anywhere in the world. and beware of those made in china mugs which suffer from brotherly confusion. that's prince harry, not william, next to kate. but all this pomp is
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Jan 28, 2011 5:30pm PST
30 years. he's worked closely with presidents jimmy carter, ronald reagan, george h.w. bush, bill clinton, george w. bush and now president obama who, in 2009, invited mubarak to the oval office. >> i'm grateful to president mubarak for his visit, for his willingness to work with us on these critical issues. >> reporter: issues ranging from middle east peace to the war in iraq to iran's nuclear weapons program. despite that close relationship, the u.s. has little control over mubarak's actions now. today, using what leverage it has, the white house warned egypt it's considering cutting foreign aid. during the three decades of mubarak's rule, egypt has ranked second in u.s. aid, with a staggering $68 billion. mubarak's survival is impossible to predict and, even if he does, his plan to make his son his heir apparent is now in serious jeopardy. that uncertainty has the white house walking a tightrope. >> clearly we've got to walk a fine line between supporting democracy and the principles we espouse and supporting countries and allies that have been long- standing friends to the uni
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Jul 7, 2010 6:30pm EDT
it. >> reporter: 19-year-old shawntel george has bought 14 pairs over the last three years, even at $20 to $30 a pop, she says she's hooked. you think they really make you look interpreter. >> >> i don't think they make me look prettier, but they do add a sense of mystery, they do add something interesting as a conversation starter sometimes. are your eyes purple? >> reporter: but so-called circle lenses are illegal to sell in the u.s. because they're not f.d.a. approved and so far no u.s. manufacturer is making them. >> we have no control of where they're manufactured, what their processes are and they're not being fit and appropriately medically cared for by licensed eye doctors. >> reporter: most lenses are manufactured in asia and purchased online. but doctors worry the lack of quality control could result in more eye infections, damage to the cornea, even loss of vision. >> there's nothing inherently wrong with wanting to enhance your eye color, as long as it's done in a safe and proven way. >> reporter: still, chantal, like many users, says she's done her home work online and
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May 4, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. according to court documents the suspect, george told police he shook love and repeatedly banged her head against a wall but the man's lawyer said today the death was an accident. at 22 years old, both players were just weeks from graduating. meanwhile a you-tube video is sparking a big debate that a philadelphia police officer overreacted when a fan ran on to the field during last night's phillies' game. the video shows the 17-year-old dodging security and waving a towel. the chase ended when the officer fired his taster and the teen went down. he was later arrested. philadelphia's police chief said it appears the officer did nothing wrong but the department is reviewing its procedures. we went around surprising people by swapping their rides with a ford. and we got a little help from their friends and family. >> we swapped your car for the week. >> what? >> it's a ford escape. >> really? >> there's the bluetooth, the syncing to the phone. i really like the parallel parking. oh my goodness! it's doing it. i feel like i'm cheating on my crv. >> look at you talkin' me into a ford. >>
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 6:30pm EST
reformation lutheran church and shoot and kill george tiller? >> yes. >> reporter: nor did roeder dispute any of the evidence in the slaying of dr. george tiller, the late-term abortion provider in wichita. roeder said he once thought of chopping off tiller's hands with a sword or ramming his car but eventually chose to shoot him in the forehead. >> i did what i thought was needed to be done to protect the children. i shot him. >> where's the gun! >> reporter: roeder, who stopped for a pizza after the shooting, told the court he views abortion as murder. >> it is not man's job to take life or-- it is our heavenly father's. >> reporter: roeder tried repeatedly to testify about abortion and various procedures. >> really going to tear the baby limb from limb-- >> objection, your honor! >> reporter: roeder called the shooting his mission yet he has pleaded not guilty to murder. the defense is trying to get the charge reduced to voluntary manslaughter, defined as an unreasonable but honest belief that force was justified. legal experts say that's a long shot. >> maybe he'll be-- feel vindicate
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Apr 25, 2011 7:00pm EDT
meeting of george iv with his bride to be, caroline. >> she's a short dumpy thing who is a stranger to toothpowder and washing. >> reporter: george went on a three-day drinking binge that ended when he stumbled down the aisle. >> you didn't marry for love, it was a political alliance. >> reporter: queen mary sobbed uncontrollably as she wed william. >> it was a very inauspicious beginning. >> reporter: the rotten starts were usually followed by scandal. james i fell in love with the duke of buckingham and with when his flandering was so notorious he was nicknamed edward the caresser and charles vii had as many as 19 illegitimate children. royal par muirs were treated well. >> they were given jewels and clothes and houses and castles and titles. >> reporter: but it's been the mononew yorkky's strongest marriages upon which a modern britain was built. queen victoria and prince albert elizabeth ii and prince phillip. now a new couple is marrying for love-- not england. >> it's not a fairy tale, it's a proper love story. they're friends, they're allies. >> reporter: a partnership rewriting
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Feb 25, 2011 5:30pm PST
targets may have included former president george w. bush. >> ♪ ain't no mountain high enough ♪ >> couric: and schools all over america suddenly bursting with glee. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. muammar qaddafi is growing more desperate and violent as he tries to hold on to power in libya, and world leaders are stepping up the pressure on him to stop attacking his people. the white house said today the united states is imposing new sanctions and closing the u.s. embassy in tripoli. in the capitol today, forces loyal to qaddafi opened fire on protesters as they left friday prayers. later, qaddafi spoke in the main square, imploring supporters to "dance, sing, and prepare to defend libya." the country's deputy u.n. ambassador, who has denounced qaddafi, got emotional today, calling him a mad man who will try to stay in control until he is killed or commits suicide. more than 200 americans were evacuated from libya today, most by ferry to malta, others on a charter
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Oct 28, 2010 6:30pm EDT
president tried to defend his former economic adviser and evoked memories of president george w. bush. >> and in fairness, larry summers did a heck of a job trying to figure out how to-- ( laughter ). >> you don't want to use that phrase, dude. >> reporter: with his focus on young voters, the president has hit a string of college campuses. tomorrow the final three-day swing takes him from the of virginia too temple university in philadelphia and after stops in connecticut and chicago, he'll finish up sunday with a rally at cleveland state university. with control of congress at stake, vice president biden is campaigning nonstop, this weekend hitting iowa, massachusetts, and ohio. the first lady has also been hitting the trail with events monday in philadelphia and las vegas. and bill clinton has been campaigning continuously, even stopping in southern states where president obama may not be welcome. now the white house says they still think democrats can keep control of the house, but every objective political analyst i've talked to says it's a lost cause. katie. >> couric: chip reid
CBS
Feb 10, 2010 6:30pm EST
our live team coverage. live in forestville, maryland, at the prince georges county operation center. what is going on there as they manage that county. >> every time we get out of the truck. that wind picks up again. maybe it's just continuous, i don't know. you can see up in the sky, the snow just blowing around up here and one of the concerns that folks here with the transportation department worry about is as the sun has now gone away, you've got that snow blowing around, visibility is going to be very, very difficult out there and what they are seeing is a lot of people walking around on the street wearing dark clothing, like i am. they are urging those people, first of all, if you see a car coming, get out of the way. number two, don't wear dark clothing if you are going to be walking on the street. and number three, they are asking drivers to be extra aware. we have video from earlier before the sun was going down. the trees swaying in the wind and that is the other concern we are hearing about. folks are saying they are getting more and more reports of trees actually coming d
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Sep 13, 2010 6:30pm EDT
prince georges county is a tougher call. there are five democrats running for the county executive slot. one health care union is targeting two front runners lindsey mastis live in the newsroom to tell us more. >> reporter: bake sister former maryland state delicate. michael jackson is the prince georges county sheriff. baker has been endorsed by union local 1899. jackson has become the target of their negative campaign and it seems voters have mixed emotions about it. it happened two years ago, but the two dogs sheriff deputies shot and killed during a misinformed drug raid are now front and center on pamphlets mailed to voters. it is a stark difference free from sheriff jackson's open baker. the ads were paid for by fdiu. neither candidate approved the ads. here's jackson's response. >> they know nothing about michael jackson and my i come publishments over the last eight years. >> according to a spokeswoman, the union represents 1700 health care workers at prince georges county hospital. >> there are many examples of how he operates that agency and the fear is he would operate t
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