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May 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
street and secure that area. >> rescuers used dynamite to help reach people in china. the blast cleared a path and that allowed hundreds of stranded tourists and their vehicles to get out of there. they were trapped for several days. soldiers were also called in to help with that evacuation and everybody made it out okay. and we have some dramatic video from a suspected tornado in japan. now this violent weather badly damaged more than 100 homes and actually killed a 14-year-old boy. 40 others were injured in the storm, which struck about 40 miles north of tokyo. the suspected twister, also knocked out power to more than 1600 homes and guys, these pictures are pretty amazing. >> yeah, they are. you have some video, topper, of other severe weather. >> some of those buildings are in japan were stoned and concrete. and this is the wall cloud in a place called pleasant hill, missouri, and oftentimes tornadoes can drop down from a wall cloud. remember that tornadoes are just violently rotating columns of air. the whole thunderstorm rotates a little bit. you can see a funnel dropping down a lit
CBS
Jan 19, 2011 5:00pm EST
to work tomorrow gathering ideas for an alternative health care reform bill. >>> china's president in washington for a state visit which includes meetings with president obama and his top aides. as joel brown reports, despite differences on a number of issues, both leaders are searching for ways to improve the foreign relationship. >> reporter: there was plenty of pump and pageantry at the white house this morning to welcome china's president. the leaders walked the rope line greeting spectators before beginning their summit. >> we have an enor muss stake in each other's success. >> reporter: china is a top trading partner with the u.s. and today they unveiled deals that will increase u.s. exports by more than $45 billion including 19 billion for boeing airplanes. >> machinery to software, from aviation to agricultural, these deals will support some 235,000 american jobs. >> reporter: but there are also trade problems between the nations. the u.s. wants china to open its markets to more american goods and to stop devalue its currency which some say it affects jobs. >> there has to be
CBS
Jan 20, 2011 5:00pm EST
chillier reception on capitol hill frustrated by china's record on human rights and trade. >> i would hope that the dialogue on all of these subjects will continue. >> i have been very candid with president hu about these issues. >> president hu conceded china needs to do more to improve its record on human rights. he also told business leaders here in washington that america and china have to work together to improve the global economy. >>> it is a day of grieving in miami after the murders of two police officers. one of the victims is believed to be the first female officer killed in the line of duty in the area. these officers were shot to death as they tried to serve a homicide warrant. the suspect also killed. a third police officer is in the hospital with what are believed to be minor injuries. >>> a collision between a school bus and a snowplow sent 17 students and the bus driver to the hospital. it happened this morning in savanna new york near syracuse. the school bus carrying elementary school students hit the plow and then crumbled the front end. that's what it looks like. two s
CBS
May 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
china town with more details. scott? >> reporter: in china town because they call them the china town buses. they are cheap, but according to the federal government, not always safe. we found a lot of passengers walking around, looking for the option. >> reporter: he's a foodist monk on his way to new york that found the new century bus service on east street china town today was abruptly closed. >> yes, that's right. >> can i buy a ticket? >> reporter: that's how they found their way further down to eighth street. another curb side bus operator still in business today. and offering $22 rides to new york. eastern, which was inspected and passed this morning, picked up the slack after new century and 25 other bus operators were shut down. by the u.s. department of transportation today in a sweeping crackdown on the alleged safety violations. >> by ignoring safety rules, they put both passengers and other motorists at serious risk and shutting them down will save lives. >> reporter: like this crash on i-95 north of richmond last year that killed four. operator sky express reopen after t
CBS
Sep 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
congress. >>> coming up, how atlanta's panda cup left the u.s. a girl, but landed in china a boy. topper? >> yes, good lead in. thanks. i stepped outside. it's raining, but nothing heavy here in the northwest. we'll show you the radar. and we'll come back and talk about the weekend. so far, all the gains of channel 9 high school football are still being played. >>> coming up next, if you don't have life insurance, experts say you should strongly consider it. we'll have ways to find affordable coverage for you and your families. what's the one best thing about vacation on the gulf? the great outdoors in mississippi. our seafood in louisiana. our beaches in florida. alabama beauty. choosing between them might be tough. but everyone agrees, the gulf is vacation at it's best. and we've gone all out to make this year the best ever. so come on down to mississippi. louisiana. florida. alabama. the gulf is the world's goodtime headquarters, and we're 100% open for business. >>> the numbers of families without life insurance is at a 5046 year -- a 50-year low. tonight why you should be co
CBS
Aug 19, 2011 5:00pm EDT
in china. the two teams meet up again after the basketball brawl. what was said between the two teams next. >>> international summit between the two basketball teams in china. >> a little more friendly. they put the word "friend" into it again. hoyas and national china team. the two sides met today in order to reconcile to talk about what happened. some of the players involved in the shoving match that started this whole thing met with the rockets coach and a couple players, shook hands, called a truce and even exchanged autographed basketballs. the team is owned by the chinese military. the chinese government banned players from talking about and sensored media reporting on it. last october the head coach and three players were suspended after fighting brazil's team. now, the trip itinerary had the hoyas and rockets playing each other again this sunday in shanghai. that is not the case any more. georgetown officials say, though, that that change was made before thursday's incident. now former wizard gilbert arenas has chimed in on what happened. let's just say the word classy doesn't
CBS
Jul 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
go? windmills from china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> tomorrow, republican presidential candidate, mitt romney, visits israel in an effort to boost his foreign policy credentials. today, president obama got a jump start on his challenger by signing a u.s. israel security bill. that bill expands military and civilian cooperation with israel. the president also announced an additional $70 million in military aide. while in israel, romney will meet with benjamin netanyahu. they worked together at a consulting firm. the president has not visited israel since taking office. but if reelected, the president says israel will be one of his first foreign stops. anita. >> back here at home, it's official. there will be a special session of the maryland general assembly. governor martin o'malley announced that state lawmakers will meet next month to vote on a measure. the issue would go on the november ballot. and if approved by voters, it would
CBS
Apr 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
struck western china today, collapsing houses made of mud and wood. nearly 600 people are confirmed dead. as charlie daggetta reports the death toll is expected to rise. >> reporter: chinese rescue teams pulled the boy from the rubble of a collapsed school and raced to save his life. searchers for survivors are just beginning after a series of powerful earthquakes turning mountain villages into scenes of utter devastation. hundreds of people have been killed and more than 10,000 injured, a number that is expected to rise. homes made of mud and wood in the remote region close to tibet buckled and gave way, trapping victims beneath. several students are feared buried inside flatened schools. tens of thousands have been left without electricity or water. the largest quake measured 6.9 and struck the shanghai province in southwest china. it's 12,000 feet above sea level and hundreds of miles from any major city. earthquake forecasters warn that more aftershocks are likely and people should stay away from buildings in the coming days. china has mobilized an army of rescue teams hauling s
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
mate tian tian. will they stay in washington or go back to china? zoo officials say no decision has been made, but discussions are set for later this fall and it could end with these giant pandas going home. >> decisions about our pandas are made so cooperative between our institution and our chinese colleagues i have full faith whatever decision is made is in the best interest of our pandas. yeah, i'm not too concerned. >> reporter: there are a lot of factors that go into determining the future of these two giant pandas here at national zoo. the population of the bears in china, the conservation efforts there, the bottom line, zoo officials say it will all boil down to whatever is best for these two giant pandas. at national zoo i'm kristin fisher, 9 news now. >> thank you. the current agreement with china lasts through december 5th, 2015, and it stipulates the zoo will conduct research in the areas of breeding and panda cub behavior. >>> still ahead unimaginable tragedy strikes a maryland family when fire breaks out overnight in their home. >> coldest air of the season rolls into
CBS
Jul 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
from china when he first heard of the program for the group. >> i said oh, god, you know. >> reporter: he said on his visit he went through the same screening the students did. >> when we landed we have to sit in our seats, okay? and then we see people, either nurses or technicians with white coats and masks with a gadget and they check your forehead. >> reporter: they confirm that the hosts in china, a nonprofit group set up to extend culture, they will cover it. the tour will be free to move on soon. >>> president obama is trying to stay front and center in the heated debate over health care reform. he is pushing congress to pass a plan before their summer break in august. but republicans and even some democrats are arguing that would be rushing it. and as joel brown reports, they say the plan before them right now just costs too much. >> reporter: president obama insists the opponents of his health care reform push are just playing politics. >> familiar washington script we've seen before. >> reporter: he says this time will be different. he laid out areas where both s
CBS
Mar 23, 2010 5:00pm EDT
the office in beijing. the chinese can expect some form of sensorship on their computers. china's own filter, known as the great wire wall of china is still at work, screening out material that is considered sensitive. >>> new allegations today in the michael jackson case. an eyewitness has come forward to say the singer lay dying while his doctor was busy hiding evidence. ben tracy reports on that. >> we have a gentleman here that needs help and he is not breathing. >> in the final frantic moments of michael jackson's life, the man that called 911 claims dr. conrad murray stopped cpr. jackson employee, alberto alvarez told investigators that murray asked him to put viles into duffel bags. >> this witness is believed has evidence that dr. murray at the moment of crisis turned away from his patient, michael jackson, and decided to hide evidence. this is explosive. >> the document obtained describes a grim scene at jackson's rented mansion. his two children, prince and paris, came into the room and cried as murray was trying to save their father. the singer's mouth and eyes were ope
CBS
Aug 18, 2011 5:00pm EDT
game in china that turned very ugly today for the georgetown men's basketball team. this was an out of control brawl that broke out against a chinese pro team. >> it was a goodwill tour to foster better relations between the u.s. and china. dave owens working the story all day. what led up to this? >> reporter: with a little less than 10 minutes to play in a game that had already been filled with rough play, the senior guard received a hard foul. he took exception and punches started flying. this video of the game which got out of hand quickly. players from both sides rushing the floor throwing punches and even hurling chairs. gene wong traveling with "the post" added chinese police made no attempts to break up any fights but they watched the es the escullation. it unraveled into this. the coach was able to remove his team from the court. as they left fans hurled plastic water bottles in their direction. 9sports' repeated attempts to speak with coach thompson by phone were unsuccessful. jt3 did release this statement saying that "two great teams played a very competitive game that unfo
CBS
Aug 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
olympian. >> and also ahead a bully in the china shop. coming up the bear that was anything but after breaking into a candy store. >>> a house fire that killed a 5-year-old girl. investigators are say it was caused by an overloaded extense cord. i'ms bruce leshan with a look at what you could keep your team safe from electrical fires. map >>> a second person has died at prince george's county late this afternoon. the 15-year-old died today. his wife 5-year-old died yesterday and jake's 24-year- old father is still in the hospital with severe borns spanning half of his body. firefighters pulled all of them. they believe that an improperly plugged in air-conditioning unit is to blame for that fire in capitol fights. >> reporter: no pun intended, just shocking. some 280 americans are killed each year. 1,000 more according to the u.s. fire of administration. it if many this case the fix apparently is pretty darn simple. they say that an air- conditioning unit, a window win like this, instead of it being plugged into the wall, it is suppose to be, well,ing inning first into an extens
CBS
Jun 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
himself from president obama. he served as ambassador to china in the obama administration and called the president a remarkable leader. >> it may be summer now, but spring went out with yet another round of tornadoes. topper is here to look at some video from such a turbulent season. >> this gives you an idea of how strong these storms are. last night, spawning tornadoes, hail, and other severe storms. now authorities say that there were at least two dozen reports of tornadoes in nebraska and kansas. no injuries. look at this video. look at all the debris fly through here. we talk about the flying debris is what makes the storms so dangerous. and this is a tornado near bradshaw in york county, nebraska. watch, get rid of the banner. yeah, look at the train. all right, those are the trains right there. the freight trains. they take them and move them off the track. that is absolutely incredible video right there. again, moving entire freight cars off the track. so there were no injuries in that tornado either. next april into may, june is number three in the most tornadoes. >>> coming
CBS
Aug 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
olympics, this time in badminton. angry crowds booed as eight players from south korea, china and indonesia made mistake after mistake and fans said it became clear the doubles players were purposely trying to lose. >> it's a shame for the sport and in my eyes they should be stop order thrown out. >> officials disqualified those players saying they played poorly to guarantee a better spot in the competition's elimination round. >>> back at home you might be surprised to learn there are badminton clubs in our area where athletes at elite levels coach. >> you're right, i'm a bit surprised, but peggy fox visited 1 in loudoun county and got reaction to what some folks are calling a bad case of bad sportsmanship. >> reporter: i'm here at t-2 badminton in sterling and i've -- k-2 badminton in sterling and i've been talking to some of the kids and older players and they aren't happy about what those eight players in london about. jana was a professional badminton player in india and now she coaches. >> badminton was always my love. >> she and other lovers of the sport are angry the best
CBS
Feb 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >>> the parents of a newborn in china will need some bigger diapers. >> they don't need diapers, they need training pants. their 15-pound baby is the largest baby born in that country. but the 29-year-old mother said something special was going on. the boy was born in the year of the dragon, a period that is considered particularly promising to have a child. >> sign him up. >> that's a big gift. >> check this out, how do you cope with an escaped rhino at the zoo? the what if scenario had a real life size rye know after an earthquake. this is a paper version. kept the danger to a minimum. it was tranquilized and captured and the two staffers inside got to go back to their normal duties. >> right. how is this helpful? i don't understand. >> but it looks so realistic. >> yeah. okay. still to come, the results are in from this year's u.s.a. stole ad meter and we'll tell you the big winner coming up. >>> and a raises questions. we'll tell you about these new concerns after the break. >>> on to tonight's health alert, a new study shows spanking kids could lead to problems. researchers revie
CBS
Dec 16, 2011 5:00pm EST
about his rough experience visiting china. >> the star of the most recent bat man movies was pushed around by government guards when he tried to visit a blind lawyer under house arrest. the confrontation was caught on tape by cnn. bail was pushed and chased. the lawyer is being held illegally and he should be allowed to visit. >> i find it nauseous that such a good man, a nominee for the nobel peace prize, someone who was at one time named one of times most 100 influential people in the world is being treated this way. >> for more than a year now, he first learned about it while in china filming the flowers of war about the japanese invasion in the 1930s. >> all right, from the man who plays batman to the bat mobile. a replica from the 1960s tv show, batman, now for sale at a car dealership in san francisco. check it out. completely street legal. i guess means no fire out of the tail pipe like it used to do. you know how much this car cost? $60,000. you can drive home like that. >> that could be a good topper car. >> the top mobile. >> i like it. >> you would have to have clear skie
CBS
May 30, 2011 5:00pm EDT
the scary story in china, where a young boy got his head stuck in some stairs. >>> the sizzling like summer weather is still on, not enough to set any new records around here. leers a look at the al-- here's a look at the almanac. the record high 98, so a couple degrees. baltimore did tie their record at 98 degrees. we've got your full forecast coming up after the break. >>> up next, clearing up any confusion about energy drinks. why a new report says adults should never be giving them to children. we'll be right back with our health alert. >>> topping tonight's health alert, growing shortages of drugs. older and cheaper generic drugs are just being made by fewer pharmaceutical companies, especially hard to produce injectables, lawmakers are getting involved, they want to require that they give the fda notice. an injection given in the er and cardiac arrest and pills for adhd. >>> would you believe some people think energy and sports drinks can be interchangeable? the american academy of pediatrics says that's not the case, and has a new warning for parents. >> reporter: twins e
CBS
Jul 20, 2010 5:00pm EDT
into the area and flooding in china. >> we have record cold in south america right now. we have fires in washington. now we have flooding in china. this is the river. it's quite a show. they have opened floodgates to release the pressure. roads are gone. when the poles are being taken down by flood and not wind, that's not a good sign. unfortunately landslides have killed 34 people in two provinces and they continue to release the pressure with the dams. that's unbelievable for us not quite that crazy. it gets hotter i will say that. tomorrow 90s, thunderstorm possible. the record high on friday is 101. we'll certainly be in that ballpark. wednesday's breakdown upper 70s again to start. kind of muggy. upper 80s by noon. should stay dry by noon and then by evening temperatures go back in the low 90s. a few thunderstorms will develop. again that's kind of our only form of relief. tonight we are looking at partly cloudy skies. muggy. a few thunderstorms are possible. low temps in the 70s. and winds west, northwest at 10. let me start with our lightning detection. we're still kind of foll
CBS
Aug 20, 2010 5:00pm EDT
about any injuries at this point. >>> meantime monsoon rains and flooding in china ripped out a section of a railway bridge tossing railcars into a river. passengers were rescued before they were swept away in the water. look at that. as more sections of the bridge collapsed workers feared the worst but they were actually able to install air bags under the last railcars on the bridge and the state news agency in china says there were no injuries as a result of that train derailment. >>> tens of thousands of passengers in europe found themselves stranded today and that's because of a regional air traffic control outage in germany that pretty mitch limited -- much limited flights around northern europe. more than 700 flights delayed. >>> talk about your fancy flying. a miami pilot made an emergency landing upside down. the lucky pilot radioed the tower at this florida saying the engine was running rough and he wanted to return for a quick landing. the plane overshot runway and flipped on its roof. the two people walked away with no injuries. the ntsb is investigating. >>> coming u
CBS
Jul 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
china. electric cars from finland 79% of the 2.1 billion in stimulus grants awarded through it went to overseas companies. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> u.s. swimming continues to be one of the big stories at the olympics. >> the latest swimmer to make headlines is a 17-year-old from colorado who made her mark last night with an emotional victory. monica has the latest from the summer games in london. missy franklin couldn't hide her excitement after she shot past the competition to win the 100 meter backstroke. her parents cheered as their daughter finished first just 14 minutes after swimming a qualifying race. the teenager from colorado says she is dedicating all her races to aurora after the deadly theater shooting. franklin's teammate made it a sweep for the u.s. in the backstroke. the family rushed to congratulate him. >> oh man. >> beaver's mom couldn't keep her hands off the gold medal. families of america swimmers say being at the games is almost overwelming. >> should i turn on the tears now because i have been a basket case. it is great. >> fans
CBS
Aug 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
course the old castle, which is such a landmark. >> i was worried about my china cabinet, you know. have to put things into perspective. >> topper's china cabinet, art facts at the smithsonian. >> two confirmed aftershocks. >> wouldn't necessarily feel these. >> 2.8, you aren't going to feel that. >> i like that fish tank trick. >> it's good, it works. you can sit on the couch and don't feel anything. if you see the water is moving. >> you don't need the fish, just the water. >> put a few plants in there. >> let's talk about the hurricane. that is the other big story and we do have some new information on irene. she really exploded last night in terms of winds and size. now she's kind of backed off a little bit. as we talked about yesterday, no matter what tracks she takes, friday, saturday, sunday, she is going to rake the bahamas in the next couple days. a pretty large storm, not quite as large as it was last night. still well defined, tight circulation. we don't see the eye there, but all indications are, she's not going to run into upper air wind, she's going to continue to str
CBS
Feb 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
, preventing them from being abused to meet the release deadlines. the third party suppliers in china have been criticized for the worker suicide and the safety procedures. >>> well, dozens of wounded warriors are competing to be on the warrior gains, track and field team. now, they gather today at the area to train for tomorrow's qualifying heat. 50 athletes will be chosen to represent the army and the week long 2012 car your games that will be on april 30 out in colorado springs. the athletes from the army, the navy, the airport marine and special opens will all compete -- ops will all compete. >>> they are issuing a new stance today aimed at heart disease and the postmaster ungeneral, eliminating the wellness and vitality that will come from physical activity and exercise and not to mention what it does for your heart. it is the leading cause of death among women and men in the united states. >>> well, 9 wants you to know the reality of underage drinking. coming up, two local parents have a wake up call for anyone who thinks that it is okay for teenagers to drink alcohol. >>> and a
CBS
Aug 18, 2010 5:00pm EDT
during monsoon season. we'll check out the latest from pakistan, india and china next. [ male announcer ] it's sunday afternoon. time for football on verizon fios. the nfl in 100% fiber-optic hd quality. that's a good start. but what's this? i can check my fantasy stats without changing the channel. and get an alert any time my team enters the red zone. and then watch every red zone play on nfl redzone. watch out couch, you've got competition as daddy's favorite. it's time for fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v visit verizon.com/getfios. >>> a mudslide in india crush aid school and killed at least 18 children this morning. rescuers are searching for ten more absent teachers still thought to be buried in the rubble. heavy monsoon rains have caused mudslides and the monsoon season continues through october. >>> the heavy rains have led to devastating flooding in pakistan. as many as 1600 people are dead and another 2 million are homeless after thousands of villages washed away. the united nations is calling for $459 million in international
CBS
Aug 30, 2010 5:00pm EDT
injuries. >> and just four days after that 62-mile traffic jam if many china was cleared up -- jam in china was cleared up, where 18 miles were out there. the latest traffic jam was started by the latest confers with a car after this. great transportation and road maintenance work. people living near the highway have started profiting from the jam. some are offering to leave drivers along the side for a fee. while others, are selling them food and drinks. that is a traffic jam. >>> coming up, paris hiltons say that the cocaine that fell out of her purse just wasn't hers. >>> also ahead, how the redskins coach and the disgruntle lineman really passing things out. or does it just look that way? we'll have the latest from the redskins park, topper? >>> we did not get much of the break. or really the allergy. we'll take you with the allergy update. you can access this on our website on wusa9.com. the grass is still in check, but weeds are still on our weather page. we'll come back and talk about our heat and talk about earl and his winning feels. stay tuned. >>> but first, finding the bes
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Aug 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
another 1100 missing after heavy rains and mudslides in china. it's part of a weather system sweeping across much of era. one river burst through a dam in a northwestern province forcing 45,000 people to evacuate one village. more rain is expected over the next the three -- three days. >>> we have the heat creeping back. we had a beautiful weekend with lower humidity. >> and i milsed that activity. i can't believe topper has been gone for two weeks. you missed an active -- i mean you really missed two weeks. >> i was emailed pictures from my neighbors. >> you got some trees down. >> we lost some trees but i can't explain. and after the storm in alexandria a few weeks ago. >> and not a tornado? >> no. and we talked about that. it can have straight line winds, have a down burst and look like a tornado because it can fall in different directions but you get 80 mile- per-hour winds, you're going to have that kind of thing. >> utility poles fell over. it was amazing. >> and the bad news, we're looking at more heat, all right. here is your forecast first now. the next three days, looking at
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Jun 3, 2011 5:00pm EDT
for compassion for others. one person in china gave up one of his for an i-pad. the i-pad the 17-year-old couldn't afford to get one. he contacted an on-line broker who told him he could get about $3,400 for his surgery. the boy's mother called police after the surgery. the police are investigating. >> is mayshone pregnant get. i'll show you what signs to look for in the panda pregnancy? . >>> new at 5:30, we could be on a verge of another panda moan yum. panda shows all the signs of pregnancy. >> zoo volunteers are starting a 24-hour watch. they are hoping baby is on the way. peggy is at the national zoo with more. peg, we have to continue our enthusiasm a little bit. we have been here before. >> we have. they don't know if meshong is pregnant. they are doing everything they can to get ready, including den ready. they are taking this banana, take it away and give it back. in case she has one or two cubs, take it away and bring it back for temporary feedings. >>> all visitors could see now is tntn, the male panda. it will be the cub if bayshone is pregnant. she's showing the signs. >>
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Dec 10, 2010 5:00pm EST
. he was take on the custody two years ago for calling for greater political freedoms in china. today's ceremony in oslo prompted pro and anti-chinese demonstrations ♪ [ music ] >>> and ten local students are being called on to sing for the pope. they rehearsed today at their school in bethesda and they are part of a choral organization of the catholic church. they will join other students from around the world at the vatican during the christmas holidays. and much of the music they will sing is in latin. >>> in tonight's cool schools report, we have an amazing story of courage from bethesda, maryland. mike hydeck takes us to walt whitman where students are connecting with severely wounded veterans and learning a lot about themselves at the same time. >> reporter: brandon huff has trouble remembering things these days but one day in 2005 he will never forget. >> it was severed on impact. >> reporter: hit by a road side bomb. serving his country in iraq. brandon lost his leg and suffered traumatic brain injuries after the explosion. days later, as he lay in walter reed medical center,
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Jul 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
captured last week. >> the western china is the sight of more ethic violence. reports of scattered areas, beating people in the capitol. they have imposed the curfew of the aftermath on the riot that killed at least 156 people on sunday. they represent the number of americans killed. and when the suicide bombers hit the three subway trains and a bus. transportation officials say that they have made numerous safety improvements in the wake of the attacks. >>> the president of costa rica has been tapped to mediate the political crisis. we hope that there will be a return for them and the order. that is agreed to by all concerns. >> they announced that both of them and the man that forced them from office, they have agreed to work with costa rica's president. >>> say say says she's a fighter, not a quitter. despite the plan to step down a year and a half before the term ends, they say that the unconventional move was the right thing to do. i think that caught people offguard saying wait a minute. that's out of the box. well, that's who we are out there and that certain -- that is certainly
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May 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
actually shot something is a pretty amazing story. she was 12. visiting relatives in china. when her family decided, hey, let's take in a local carnival. >> someone set up a laser shooting range. it was very small. it was a rifle. i tried it out. i was really good at it. i cleaned them out on the kids' range. and he refused to give me any of them. >> reporter: she is not shooting for stuffed animals any more. now a days it is hardware. from just about everywhere. she was willing to show me how she does it. >> come on in. >> reporter: she has a range set up in the basement. she shoots an air pistol there of course. weightlifting to build arm strength and that aforementioned steady hand. and then bull's eye, bull's eye, bull's eye. 3 seconds or less. need proof. >> perfect 10. >> reporter: in potomac, dave owens, 9sports now. >> the only thing i was thinking of so she goes to where the children of the president of the united states goes to school. i'm sure she has been checked out 9 million times. >> in her basement too. >> fantastic what she is doing. i'm just saying i think they get
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Jul 6, 2011 5:00pm EDT
communist china speaking mandarin our intern helped translate for us. he says we have maintained a relationship with the exile tibet government and we celebrate the dalai lama's birthday every year. >> it is going to be an exciting week. >> reporter: continuing until july 16th. a free event will be held saturday morning right outside the capitol. at the national mall, delia gonclaves, 9news now. >> thank you, delia. as you heard there is a free event down there, but that's not the one at the verizon center. that ceremony will cost you $45 for one day. it will be $500 if you want to go to all 11 days. the dalai lama and entourage is staying at dupont hyatt hotel and he plans to meet with several members of congress during his visit. >>> another spiritual leader. the reveered hugging saint is down at the hyatt regency. born into the hindu faith. her hugs consist of very long, tender compassionate em probations. it is estimated she has hugged more than 30 million people in her life. that is some hugging. >> we could use a hug. >> we could use a hug around here. >> yes. >>> still ahead
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Apr 29, 2010 5:00pm EDT
aggravated factor in the case. >>> there was another attack on school children today in china. police say a man with a knife who did not have a job burst into a kindergarten and stabbed 28 children and five adults. five of them are in critical condition. there have been two other similar attacks at chinese attacks in the last month. the last one just yesterday. chinese education ministry officials have ordered schools to upgrade their security and teach children self-defense. >>> the entire surviving manuscript of anne frank's diary is on display at the house where she and her family hid for two years. some parts of the diary were already at the museum inamsterdam. it will form part of a permanent display to celebrate 50 years of the anne frank house as a museum. >>> a timely warning for teenagers for distracted driving. >>> drop side crib dangers. thousands more are being recalled tonight. we'll give you the details. >>> a woman is hit and killed near the nats stadium. i'll have details coming up. >>> if you knew dorothy height, you knew she loved her flowers, she loved her hats, she
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Jul 28, 2009 5:00pm EDT
teenagers still quarantined in china because of the h1n1. we spoke to the girl's parents today and they say she's the only one that's being confined to a hospital room. in northwest dc, debra and her family plead for her daughter's release from a hospital half a world away. 16-year-old leona has been quarantined in beijing after testing positive for h1n1. she was on a cultural trip with 20 other students when nine of them tested positive for the virus. >> she is actually a kid who has a pretty sunny disposition, pretty even kieled so the fact she's been sobbing her heart out over this quarantine and isolation in the hospital is a dagger in my heart. >> this trip was especially meaningful for it teen because she was adopted from there as a baby. on her first trip back, she ended up in the hospital on day two. >> she usually wants to talk to her dog. >> mom says her daughter must test negative for the virus before she will be released. a throat swab test is given daily. >> she doesn't get to talk to anybody. all of her friends in the group have left. >> although her parents try to re
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Nov 18, 2009 5:00pm EST
korea under previous leaders is stalled in congress. >>> the president was in china earlier today. he toured the great wall and called it quote, magical. the president is expected to decide on a new strategy for afghanistan following his return to washington. he sat down with cbs news to talk more about that. >> there are a range of things we know we have to do and at this point, it's a matter of fine tuning a strategy that we can be confident, we'll be successful and also won't be open ended. >> president obama is scheduled to fly back to washington tomorrow night. >> high honors today for senator robert byrd who is now the longest serving congressional member in history. he was recognized for serving more than five decades in the congress, longer than any other u.s. senator. the west virginia democrat's 20,774th day on capitol hill. byrd turns 92 on friday. >>> a senior democratic leadership aid says legislation headed to the senate floor would extend healthcare coverage to 31 million uninsured americans at a cost of $849 billion over the next decade. siting the congressional budget
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Sep 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
india and china and bootleg botox can be dangerous. risks of administering the wrong way can cause infections and drooping eyelids. the only two drugs approved for cosmetic use. again, as i said, botox and disport are the only two delivered in a professional setting. there are 5 1/2 million of these procedures each year a. new technique that takes away the pinch. >> a few years ago,ivonne saw the tell tail signs of aging. >> it's all about looking good and feeling good. feeling good is looking good and they go hand in hand. >> the 39-year-old deals with needles to keep crow's feet away. a gel containing the active ingredient in botox is just as effective. >> you spread the gel. is this done in a doctor's office, then it is wiped off the skin half an hour later. >> up to 90% of patients saw a reduction that lasted up to four months. plastic surgeons say even with the gel, botox injections will still be needed. >> areas where the skin is needed, for example, right between the eyes and the forehead, we might find the injections are better than the gel. >> ivonne is looking forward to
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Aug 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
celebrates his 15th birthday today. he was born at a nature reserve in china back in 1997. his name translates to more and more. and today, he weighs a lot more, about 265-pounds and is said to have a fondness for toffee apples. that's my kind of bear. he has a sweet tooth. >> are there days when she is interested in the ultrasound? >> probably not. >> i'm not sure she is ever really interested. but because they had scares, sometimes they think she is, they are trying to triple check. >> don't want to get our hopes up. >> a new little butter stick would be nice. >>> we're looking at a nice everyoning if you have outdoor plans and no worries in terms of showers or storms. a cold front rolls through. first things first, we'll talk about the hurricane, in case you missed it earlier. there's a satellite picture. a tropical storm. 70-mile per hour winds. kicks to a hurricane when it gets above 74 miles per hour. it's just about there and forecast to be a hurricane in the next 24 hours. in fact, the national hurricane center at 5:00 has now kind of upped its forecast, if you will. the tra
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Apr 27, 2010 5:00pm EDT
berries. everyone say yum. all right, the obama night club is now open in shanghai china. the designers were aiming for a grand classy feel with a mix of washington and las vegas. the club is one of the biggest in shanghai and could seat more than 2,000 guests. it is lavishly designed sofa booths and private karaoke suites. >> something i think about together. vegas, washington, sure. >> and 2,000 seats. how about that? >> it is very family-oriented out there. >> oh really? bring your family out to the club? >> well not inside the door, no. [ laughter ] >>> temperatures tomorrow will be like late march. you know, we're just going to be, we'll hear something playing. that could be a problem with the power company. for us, the next three days, we'll be in good shape. we'll add 10 degrees almost every day. at least through friday. 62 tomorrow. a few clouds. 71, beautiful on thursday. and then 82 with sunshine on friday. and so again, once we get through tomorrow, we'll be in pretty good shape. a few clouds will come to develop in the afternoon, a couple of showers north of town. tonight, b
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Jan 12, 2010 5:00pm EST
china at the center of the world is now on display. that map was made by italy. it is the first map to name identify and identifies florida as the land of flowers. the map is the second most expensive rare map ever sold. it will be on display at the library of congress for three months before moving to its permanent home at the university of minnesota. >>> coming up, new poll numbers add up to some bad news for the president. >> plus, ammo on board. a man turns himself in, carrying shotgun shells on to a flight. >>> when mark mcguire came to capitol hill, he wanted to tell the truth, says former virginia congressman. he'll tell us why on that day he couldn't do it. i'm sara walsh, that story ahead. >>> we want to update our breaking news. a strong earthquake has hit the impoverished country. we are told a hospital has collapsed and people are screaming for help. the u.s. geological survey says that quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3. it was 17 miles west of the caribbean. saw the hospital collapse. a tsunami watch is now in effect for parts of the caribbean. we'll bring you more
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Oct 4, 2010 5:00pm EDT
-old woman is defying tradition in china. she's in charge of her own successful company. her story is part of steve hartman's series, everybody in the world has a story. tonight only on the cbs evening news right after 9 news now. back to you. >> katie, thanks. >>> and still to come on 9 news now, who says you can't go home. donovan mcnabb talked about the team's big win over his former team. >>> we'll take you out with the out-and-about forecast. temperatures at 6:00 at 56 and then going down, 54 at 8:00, a couple of sprinkles by 10:00. temperatures in the low 50s. we'll talk about when the clouds lift and mild air returns. >>> a vaccine that helps the body fight one of the deadliest forms of cancer. how it works and who it is helping. up next in tonight's health alert. [ female announcer ] this is a strawberry pop tart. but this is warm, fresh-baked strawberry toaster strudel. [ music ] see the difference? pillsbury toaster strudel, the one kids want to eat. eating our loot at the end of the night... especially if it's totino's! ♪ ♪ we're the kids in america ♪ oh, oh, oh four
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Mar 9, 2010 5:00pm EST
staff cheered and waved as the 4 1/2-year-old panda made his debut in china. >>> topper and anita are out on the terrace enjoying a beautiful day. >> did you see this? it's gorgeous. >> a little vitamin d is great for anybody. no coats, no wind, lots of sunshine. >> it could stay like this for ever. >> here's the deal. i hate to keep showing winter pictures, i have over 2,000 pictures from the blizzard. i have to go back in time, okay. and this is kind of cool. they call this the snow wave and the snow and the ice melted in weird ways. it really does look like a half pipe of snow. very cool picture. look how big it is. it's almost the size of the cars. well lori did a great job. thanks for sending that in. go to our website at wusa9.com. click on the weather tab. follow the picture and please include your name and your location. your hometown. please. okay. next three days, going to become more and more unsettled. tomorrow, still mild, 60. a couple showers possible. some showers possible. better chance of showers on thursday and rain thursday night. upper 50s and more rain and showers
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Nov 24, 2010 5:00pm EST
administration is pressuring china to restrain north korea from any further provoketive act. that comes after the community nation fired artillery on a south korean island yesterday. two servicemen and two civilians were killed. kim jong-il maintains that the south started it by conducting exercises near the border. >>> british police are facing thousands of angry protests in london as students protest government plans to raise tuition. >> in fact charlie d'agata report it's was getting rowdy. some tried to break through a police barrier and others attacked a police van. [ chanting ] >> reporter: thousands of students in britain flexed their muscle against government plans to hike tuition fees. it wasn't long before protestors scuffled with police. some attacked a police van. they smashed windows, scrawled graffiti and tried to flip the vehicle over. police made several arrests. one officer broke his arm. london police face larger protests just two weeks ago and arrested nearly 70 people. >> some kind of anger and aggressive behavior can show the government that we're not joking a
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Dec 7, 2009 5:00pm EST
make it count. >> considering heavy polluters, the united states, china, and india, raising hopes of a breakthrough after years of negotiations. declaring greenhouse gases are dangerous to people's health. copenhagen -- meeting with change advocate, al gore, today at the white house. the president will travel to denmark to give his presidential seal of approval to any climate change agreement. >> you can keep track of the copenhagen complex on wusa9.com. just click on the living green section to get to the climate pool where conference contributors are talking about their trips. we also have a comprehensive guide to understanding climate change. >>> now, america can take back control of its energy future. that was the scene of the clean energy form for them. state and federal leaders met to discuss the need for comprehensive national energy plan. >>> the thing about the climate and the energy issue which is so powerful is that whether it is installing the solar panel or looking at geothermal areas and carrying that deeply, then you know the installation to the better lightbulbs, saving
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Sep 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
mall. college teams are here as far away as china and new zealand. one college is giving back to the area, building a house for habitat humanity. lindsey mastis was there when the mother of three got to see her new home for the very first time. >> this will be my house. >> reporter: this is just a part of the house that she is going to live in with her three sons. she is seeing it for the first time. >> it feels overwhelming, exciting. [ laughter ] >> reporter: the home was built by students from parsons, the new school for design, and stevens institute of technology. >> we designed a house that can be added to this. >> reporter: there are solar panels on the roof and a host of other features to keep costs low. >> i like the bathrooms. >> they are doing many things in the bathroom to make it efficient. for example, they are using these areas, that will be recycling the water. so once you wash your hands, that water will be reused when you flush the toilet. >> reporter: and she can even monitor how much energy she is using. but first, the house will be transported to northeast. in the
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Mar 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
trip to china each year and the families chip in to take dr. jong. >>> montgomery county police say they are on the lookout tonight for two drivers whose reckless contest to see who could drive fastest cost an innocent woman her life. 31-year-old nelvis garcia was killed in the hit and run crash on randolph road in the colesville section of silver spring. tonight her husband is out in front of the cameras demanding justice. matt jablow is here with me, with the emotional details. >> in fact, garcia's husband had an awfully hard time gathering himself today's talked about his wife's terrible death. >> i am destroyed. >> reporter: less than 24 hours after his wife was killed, jorge martinez was pleading for the public's help to find the person or people responsible. >> i beg you, i beg you to please cooperate and help the police department. >> reporter: 31-year-old nelvis
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Mar 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. the incident comes amid reports that china is returning north koreaens to their homeland instead of letting them defect the south. a financially strapped little league in southern california needed cash to save its season. so, a local strip club stepped in to help. >> this particular gentleman's club is near the ball park and they donated $1200. not everybody is so happy once the parents and the league found out where the cash came from. >> you know, whoever is willing to get behind the kids in a positive way. we have to be willing to support those people as well. >> we do not want -- i think for us, if we do need the money. but we will go some over avenue. >> really? the league president says he has given the check back and he's going to try to renegotiate some fees for the ballpark. the club says it has been active in the community and has donated to the little league in the past. >> up next, the new study that meat lovers may find hard to swallow, but they really need to listen up. >>> still ahead, 9 wants you to know what a parent should do if they suspect their child is addicte
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May 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
china. a man armed with a cleaver hacked to death seven kindergarten students and two adults. the killer returned home after the brutal attack and committed suicide. this is the fifth deadly attack on chinese students since march. >>> in london, new british prime minister, david cameron, and his deputy and former rival are hailing their coalition government. the two said tackling the country's deficit is their top priority and cameron is britain's youngest prime minister in almost 200 years. >>> now to an update on the modular mansion going up in bethesda, the six-bedroom home was made in a factory and put together on site. the builder says 80% of the home will be completed in a few days. >>> the threat of severe storms hangs over our area this evening. let's get right to topper. >> check this out. this is live now. pretty good storm now just entering the northwest part of town. it will move through the mall and also heavy rain on the beltway. let's look at the radar now. this has lightning detection. you can see the watch box. you can see how they trimmed it back. the storms had
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Aug 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. they show a truck overturning on a busy street in china. about 20 tons of garlic and onion spilled out of the truck. rescuers were able to pull the woman out from underneath all the debris, walking away with just a few bruises. police say that the driver of the truck fled the scene. >>> and a bull sort of fled as well downtown auburn washington too. it ran free for about four miles from the east to the west side of town. and can you imagine the calls they got from that? >> look at that. >> auburn police had little experience catching the raging bull, so they called in some cowboys. >> we had wildlife in the city before, but i don't remember, you know, a bull being downtown. you're right, we were concerned for the bull and the citizens and their safety. >> not spain. they don't do the running of the bulls. >> no, they don't. >> they are now bullish. >> yes, seriously. i mean, using squad cars as their horses. the cowboys were eventually able to lasso the bull. it was okay and nobody else was hurt. >>> a crossing sign in front of one organic garden in northern virginia, that sign is
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Dec 25, 2009 5:00pm EST
boy. so woman in china gave birth to a 15-pound baby boy on christmas eve. that, my friends, is twice the size of the average kid at birth. the new mom was so big before she gave birth she said everyone thought she was having twins. neither parent is skinny. the dad weighs in at over 250- pounds. >> the next story -- >> what? >> i said wow. that's a big baby. >>> it is the next story is scary on many levels. >> that's right. it is about inflation. the 12 days of christmas and cystry but it starts with holiday shopping tips from 1981. >> reporter: it is always tough to make gift decisions at christmastime. gun give someone a 1995 mr. microphone or for 12 clip $88 inside the shell egg descrambler. wit as story about the cost of 12 days of christmas. >> 12 drummers drumming. >> at union scale how much to hire 11 pipers piping 11247, that's 1150, $1,476 for musicians alone. and ten sleeping lords. have you ever walked in to sears and asked for ten leaping lords? $1,310 minimum, eight maids milking in 1981. >> 345.16 dldz. >> reporter: 2009 for a day at minimum wage $1,004. >> i spen
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Dec 14, 2009 5:00pm EST
she is from china. they have been having difficulty locating their family to tell them the tragic news. 34-year-old jamie coony who graduated magnum lou di, works for the deapt of interior walked in to the police department last friday with shocks information. >> he said he needed to be arrested. >> reporter: he handed police a note that said he killed his wife. at their apartment on tamarackway, police found the body stuffed in a suitcase on the balcony. >> it's kind of unusual for someone to walk in to the station and confess. >> it was shocking to hear about the tragedy happening. >> reporter: neighbor whose saw the woman out walking are very upset. >> i feel helpless i didn't prevent this. >> we exchanged hellos and his. that's how much i knew her. seemed to be a nice lady and a nice mom i guess. >> reporter: the couple had a 1- year-old boy who neighbors say just learned to walk. they of saw him out with his mother, they rarely saw his father. police responded twice to the apartment. once last year when they were arguing. the second last month. police say there was no evidence of
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Nov 10, 2011 5:00pm EST
single in china. >> not married, i'm single. so it is a day for you. >> so kind of like valentine's day. >> exactly. >> reporter: you still have many options to spend on a day that doesn't come around for another year. >> reporter: falling on a weekend and often veterans day. starting at 11 a.m. on 11-11-11 travelers can book stays for 111.11. at hotels in new york city, chicago and washington, d.c. need a place to stay on friday? active and retired members of the military will get an 11% discount at some red roof inns on top of the 15% off they get during the month of november. retail chains are rolling out discounts as well. most of which are a modest 5 or 10% off. what about playing the lottery on friday? >> i would not play the lottery because i'm quaker and quakers don't speculate. you don't want to win money unless we worked hard for it. >> reporter: lottery sales are expected to get a boost as number 11 is a lucky manitoba for some. >> we are also hearing we could see quite a few babies born tomorrow as mothers need to have planned c sections elect to have them on 11-11-11 so
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