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breaking news this morning, somali pirates have attacked the alabama again, we'll have details on the latest attack. and outrage president obama says heads may roll when he returns from asia telling cbs news he's furious over leaks
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about afghanistan. >> for people to be releasing information during the course of deliberations where we haven't made final decisions yet, i think, is not appropriate. two important consumer alerts today. we'll tell you which major car maker failed to make the list of the safest cars this year. and a new study finds lead in some of the most popular christmas toys. we'll show you which ones. a louisiana man crushed by a 12-ton church steeple and barely survives. now he's thanking heaven for his amazing escape. we'll hear his unbelievable story. and "people's" sexiest man alive will be revealed here wednesday, november 18th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs good morning, i'm harry smith along with maggie
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rodriguez. breaking news this morning. don't think this is last spring because it sounds an awful lot like this. for the second time, the somali pirates attacked the maersk alabama. it happened this time after somalia. the eu naval force say pilots fired at the ship, got as close as 300 yards away, but guards fought off the attack for about 15 minutes before the pirates retreated. the maersk alabama last april was hijacked. richard phillips was held hostage until navy seal sharp shooters freed him after killing three pirates. we have a statement from maersk already this morning, no damage reported. good ending to that story. also ahead this morning, the new mammogram guidelines issued by the government, which have led to patients about what they mean but also to a debate that is pitting doctors against doctors. we will hear from both sides this morning. and also in a special edition of
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"ask it early," jennifer ashton who said a waiting room was flooded with questions from patients yesterday will be here to answer your questions. president obama has left china and is now in korea. the final leg of his trip to asia. he arrived in seoul this morning and will meet with leaders there tomorrow. before leaving, the president took a tour of the great wall of china saying it was magical. he also sat down with cbs news chief white house correspondent chip reid. >> reporter: in my interview with the president here in beijing, he had some very interesting things to say about the war in afghanistan, about the toll his job is taking on him, and even about sarah palin. the president said it's still several weeks before he makes a decision on how many more troops to send to afghanistan. >> afghans are responsible for their own security. we've got to get pakistan involved in a more effective way. so there are a range of things that we know we have to do.
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and at this point it's a matter of fine tuning a strategy that we can be confident will be successful. and also won't be open-ended. and i think that general mcchrystal shares the same goal that i do and the same goal that the american people do. which is for us to be able to protect our homeland, protect our allies, protect u.s. interests around the world. >> reporter: i asked the president if he's as angry as defense secretary robert gates about all of the leaks coming out of his administration about the afghanistan deployment decision. >> i think i'm probably angrier than bob gates about it. partly because, you know, we have these deliberations in the situation room for a reason. because we are making decisions that are life and death. that affect how our troops are going to be able to operate in a theater of war. for people to be releasing information during the course of deliberations where we haven't made final decisions yet i think is not appropriate.
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>> a firing offense? >> absolutely. put your seat belt on, sharp turn here. sarah palin has given you a grade of four so far as president on a ten-point scale. is that a fair assessment? >> well, look, you know, i have to say that obviously ms. palin's out there selling books right now. i think she's going to do very well. she and i have very different political philosophies. it's probably not the person that i look to for measuring how our administration's doing. >> reporter: the president talked movingly about the toll his job is taking on him. >> well, look -- my weight doesn't fluctuate too much. it goes in a five-pound bandwidth. it has for the last 30 years. skipping meals, that's usually just a scheduling issue, but i'm eating fine and i'm sleeping fine. my hair is getting gray.
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and it is the butt of a lot of jokes from my wife as well as my friends. you just don't have a comparable set of circumstances with two wars, a financial crisis as bad as anything since 1933, a host of regional issues that have to be dealt with, a pandemic -- right? you have a convergence of factors that have made this a difficult year, not so much for me, but for the american people. and so absolutely that weighs on me. because whenever i visit walter reed or other military hospitals, i see the incredible sacrifices that our young men and women are making. you know, that is -- that is a heavy -- heavy weight. but it's an extraordinary privilege, as well. i wouldn't trade my job for anything.
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>> reporter: the president's last stop before heading home is south korea. he said his top goal there will be to keep ratcheting up the pressure on north korea to stop its nuclear weapons program. traveling with the president in beijing, chip reid, cbs news. >> good to hear that he has a zero tolerance policy on the leaks. that is no joke. >> very difficult thing to deal with, especially while you were out, you remember those little pink slips that you used to come out back to your office messages while you're out? national debt hits a new record, iaea is afraid the iranians are hiding more nuclear devices, and there's this other thing about health care to deal with when you get home. >> no wonder he's gray. russ mitchell with the check of some other headlines. good morning, russ. >> good morning, guys. a man hunt underway for two gunmen in venice, florida, who took hostage of a clothing store. two men armed with guns and wearing ski masks entered the
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t.j. max store, held employees hostage for seven hours, employees left the store unharmed, one 16-year-old girl suffered minor injuries, it is not known what the gunmen were demanding. the institute of highway safety has released the picks for the safest cars of 2010. cbs news correspondent nancy cortez is in washington with the details. >> they do this study every year to determine which vehicles are going to do the best job of protecting you and your family. this year there were some big winners and some surprising losers. to come up with the list of 2010's top safety picks, the insurance institute employed front, side, rear, and for the first time rollover crash tests. >> each year in this country, we have 25,000 to 30,000 people who die in motor vehicle crashes, and a little over 9,000 of those occur in rollover crashes. so we've added this new criterion.
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>> reporter: subaru stands out as the only manufacturer to receive a top rating for all four crash tests in every vehicle class in which it competes. all 27 vehicles got top ratings, including multiple models from ford-owned volvo and the german automaker volkswagen. who didn't make the grade? toyota. the world's leading automaker in sales. then there's mazda and mitsubishi that earned top safety marks in 2009 but did not qualify in 2010. the testers say if your vehicle didn't make the list, that doesn't mean it's unsafe. >> every vehicle out there meets minimum federal safety standards. so we're not saying that it's unsafe to drive a vehicle that's not on this list. but what this list tells you is there are manufacturers out there doing a much better job than others. >> each time a new criteria like the rollover test is introduced, it takes time for the
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manufacturers' designs to catch up, but the most will have caught up to that new rollover standard by 2011. russ? >> thank you very much. a troubling warning this holiday shopping season. a california-based consumer group says some children's toys contain unsafe levels of lead. federal consumer officials are investigating. and michelle gielan reports. >> reporter: the center for environmental health tested about 250 children's products and found seven of them had high levels of lead. >> no company wants to be the one that's caught with lead in their stuff. >> reporter: but they say their independent testing caught the following products, dora explorer activity tote, paula fusha open-toed shoes, barbie accessory kit, kids poncho, and the silver mist waterlily necklace. the walt disney company disputes the results saying tests show the necklace in compliance with
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regulations. mattell says it licensed the barbie product and the licensee says it was an older product that passed safety tests in 2007. two years ago, lead-tainted toys led to a recall of more than 2 million toys and brought about stricter standards. and inspite of these new test results, experts say there are far fewer dangerous toys on the shelves. >> definitely a safer christmas than it was two years ago. >> michelle gielan, cbs news, new york. >> and you can get a complete list of the toys and car we told you about on our website. log on to cbsnews -- pardon me, >> you were on tv last night. >> you were up late watching yourself on tv. >> yeah, i was. i kept watching it over and over again. >> so good. >> great show. thank you, russ. >> emmy nominations all around. >> yeah. on friday, we're going to take you to the magical point in the sky where for the earth's
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atmosphere, literally touches outer space. >> and our co-pilot on this journey to the edge of the earth is none other than mr. dave price who is at beale air force base in california training for this trip of a lifetime. he's joining us this morning with our first check of the weather. and i was guessing that you would have a smile from ear to ear again this morning. yep, there it is. >> maggie, harry, wait until a little later this morning, you'll see what we've been doing to prepare for this. we're with the 99th reconnaissance squadron that you mentioned. behind me a t-38 trainer, that's what these pilots
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that drone that dave is standing in front of, if i'm not mistake, aai is the leader in that technology. they may have played a role in that. let's look at the forecast
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today. the good folks with a low profile. there may be a local tie. 56 degrees at the peak of >> that's a quick look at your weather picture. we're training to fly at the edge of the earth. and we'll bring you along with us. you can log on to our website, watch in the next hour, and, of course, it all continues through the week. maggie, we'll send it back to you. >> we are so psyched for you. thanks, dave. coming up next for us, outrage over the new breast cancer screening lines. plus the chilling 911 call from the mother accused of selling her own daughter into child prostitution. and the amazing steeple man. we'll talk exclusively with the man crushed by a steeple but managed to survive.
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many doctors and patients are calling the government's new breast cancer screening guidelines a huge step backwards and are rebelling against them. the government task force now says routine mammograms are not necessary for most women in their 40s. instead, women at low risk should not be screened until they're in their 50s and then every other year. the reason, too many false positives. tests that show there might be cancer when there's really not. in fact, about 90% of abnormal mammogram findings are benign. the task force found that starting it at age 40 rather than 50 leads to 60% more false positives. right now, about 1.6 million women get breast biopsies each year costing thousands of dollars each. joining us now from washington is dr. rachel brem, from george washington university in washington, d.c. she is against these new guidelines. and here in the studio with me
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dr. sylvia who supports them. >> good morning. >> let me talk to you first. explain your support to the 10% of women who have abnormal mammograms that do turn out to be cancerous. >> we need to disclose what we know what we have learned about mammograms in younger women. women between 40 and 50. and i don't think it can be adjust -- in the community. the question is how should we who have had the positive mammograms feel at this point? i think whatever the outcome has been, you know, they're not responsible to the fact that the rules were not implemented yet. it's the future we're addressing. i do have a regret that, in fact, these guidelines come in the absence of alternatives. we're not really saying a
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positive message either that i felt was really important to share with the public what we know. and it is an inconvenient truth. >> let me ask dr. brem why she opposes these guidelines. dr. brem? >> good morning. the death rate for breast cancer in the united states has decreased by 30% since the advent of widespread screening mamog my. we will certainly take a large step back in the fight against breast cancer. not only that, it's very important for the american public to understand that this is not a new study. that is simply data from multiple studies which were designed differently and then mathematically modelled to come up with this ill-advised recommendation. >> one of the points that the government makes is that this leads to what they call unnecessary anguish because so many unnecessary biopsies do happen every year. dr. furmenti, what if you're the
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one biopsy that wasn't unnecessary. what if they do need it? >> they do. but what the message is that it doesn't change the likelihood of women surviving or not breast cancer. so dr. brem is correct. introducing it also contributed to the declining mortality we see in breast cancer, which is good news for all women. but the major reason we see decline in mortality, treatment, not screening. and we like to think prevention. >> so if somebody's going to have cancer, it doesn't make a difference if you catch it at age 40 or 50? >> well, many of the cancer caught between 40 and 50 would've had the same course if we waited for the cancer to express itself in a different w way. it made no difference to be screened. so not only we put many more women through procedures, but
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we're really labeled a cancer patient to a lot of women who really didn't have the cancer yet. >> unfortunately we have to leave it for now, ladies. thank you. more later on "the early show." we'll be right back. this portion of "the early show" sponsored by "the blind side" starring sandra bullock. crafted to be exceptionally smooth... decadently rich... delightful... chocolate...
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hello again. it is 25 past 7:00. it is a cool start to the day. lots of clouds. sharon will have the latest on the drive after the first warning weather with marty. >> the forecast will be a gray day. we started out with a bit of
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sun. it is getting overcast. we will see more sun between now and noon. from noon and on, overcast. 56 is the high. no rain today. over to sharon gibala in the traffic control. good morning. a new accident on 95. this causing delays in the southbound lanes of the beltway. blocking the left lane. the back up runs at white marsh and 895. watch for 795 southbound with a 10-minute delay. another accident in glenwood. another delay on 70 east. it is slow at 29. 4miles per hour. -- 42 miles per hour. there is the look at the drive times and speeds for the top and west side. it is not that bad. there is the top side delay at harford road. this report it brought to you
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is a neighbor she saw going in before the shooting. reporting live, mike schuh, wjz 13 news. don, back to you on tv hill. thank you. could more surprises be on the way for sheila dixon's case? ronald lipscomb was not called to the stand to testify. the jury could deliberate beginning today. stay with wjz. up next, a missing girl update. the body of the north carolina girl has been found, but a major question remains. who killed shaniya davis? and lucky to be alive. his car was crushed with him inside. he lives boss:hey, glad i caught you. i was on my way to present ideas
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also a new category, sexiest vampire alive. i have personally not looked. i'm guessing it's robert pattinson. we'll find out ahead together. >> i know the answer. >> you're not going to tell me? >> nope. you're going to have to wait along with everyone else. we've got important information for you and your kids about how easy it is for hackers to get into your computer without you even knowing it, especially if you or your kids swap music online. we'll tell you what to watch out for. >> but first, it's 7:30, the latest on little shaniya davis. a memorial page has been set up on facebook for the murdered 5-year-old girl whose mother is accused of selling her as a sex slave. mark straussman has more. >> she was an amazing young lady, little helper. >> reporter: bradley lockhart is raw, shaniya's gone, the daughter he helped raise with his sister carey.
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>> her precious smile would brighten every day. >> reporter: murder charges are still pending two days after the missing girl's body was found dumped off a country road. mario mcneill's charged with her kidnapping. police say he's the man in the security video carrying shaniya into a hotel last week. and antoinette davis stands charges of prostituting her daughter four days after calling 911 to report shaniya was missing. later in the call davis suggested shaniya might have walked out the front door. >> she knows how to unlock. >> reporter: antoinette davis has no criminal history, but she is pregnant again. shaniya, a child born from a one-night stand had bounced between homes since birth. late last month, she left her aunt's house to stay with her mother and never came back. >> every pedophile, every person who thinks they're kidnapping a
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child, please beware i'll be watching. and shaniya and i will not go quietly into the night. >> reporter: mark strassmann, cbs news. now, to that amazing story of the steeple man. we told you about him a couple weeks ago. on october 29th, a tornado ripped through shreveport, louisiana, tearing down a 12-ton church steeple, which crushed michael williams' car. firefighters worked nearly an hour to pry him from the wreckage. he was so badly hurt, it took about 40 doctors and nurses to get him better again. well, thankfully he is back at home and joins us now exclusively from shreveport with his wife judy. good morning to you both. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> what is the first thing, michael, you remember after regaining consciousness once the steeple had fallen an your car? >> the first thing i remember is an image that i will keep with
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me for the rest of my life. and that is watching the firefighters and the ems workers running towards me. it looked like a scene out of a movie. their coats were flapping, they were running in slow motion. and they surrounded me immediately. and i knew i was going to be all right from that moment on. but i will never forget what that looked like. >> wow. more than a dozen people worked on you. it took them almost an hour to get you out of the car. several of the responders said we never had to work so hard to get somebody out of a car who survived. how did you stay conscious? >> i can tell you -- i don't like to use the word miracle very loosely. but i think that in the very first few seconds that this happened, a decision was made by
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a power greater than myself that i was meant to be here. that i was meant to survive this. and i understood that immediately. so for the hour that they worked on me, they kept calling me by my first name, they involved me in the process, they made me feel secure and safe. even though a decision, the big decision was already made for me to live, i think that these men and women saved my life in the first few minutes. and i just turned myself over to them. i just let it happen. >> judy, to have been away to get this message that your husband was terribly, terribly hurt, to now have him home again and to know that he's going to recover, what does it mean to you? >> harry, this has been one of
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the darkest times of our lives and one of the most luminous, as well. i've said we've had the worst luck and the best luck. i am so eternally grateful to god for the miracle, to our friends who have supported us, and every day i tell him have i told you today you're my hero? because i'm so grateful that he is still here. >> michael -- >> you're my hero too. >> michael, when you see those pictures, when you see the pictures of the car you were in, when you look at that giant, giant 100-foot tall steeple, what do you think? what goes through your mind? >> i see that image every single day. i can recall how much room was left for me in that car, just enough left to be curled into a
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little ball. every single day is this. this was a miracle. i was protected and shielded from this. and when i do look at it, it brings it home for me every day that i have so much to be grateful for. i think that this will change my life. this is a life-changing event, but it's just going to make my life better because i'm so filled with gratitude right now. it's really kind of hard to express it to you. but i have -- i'm a lucky person and i've got a really good life. >> michael and judy, thank you so much for taking the time to share your story with us this morning. and we do hope for a speedy recovery. thanks so much. >> thank you, harry. >> thanks for inviting us. >> you bet, take care. gratitude, all about the gratitude, right? >> what a nice couple. and he obviously has a long way to go. but this was just a few weeks
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ago. >> he's still in 24-hour care right now. and it's going to be that way for a while, but in a couple of months he hopes to be able to start to walk again and what he can't wait to do is get to see the responders and thank them in person for all they did to keep him alive. >> that was a wonderful story. >> dave price is in northern california and has another check of the weather. >> good morning to you, harry. beale air force base is our location, and before the end of the week is done, the only people who will be aboveve
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c1 good morning. in our area, look at the forecast. it will get gray. it will get gray. any sunshine is limited between now and noon. no rain through the overcast day. 56 is the high. we keep it cloudy tonight and 47 for the low. tomorrow, we will have rain. it is a mild at 60. we clear out friday and saturday with temperatures close to 60. >> that's a quick look at your weather picture. maggie, i'll be this close from inspecting the weather satellites. we'll see you again in a couple
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of minutes. >> does that sit in your brain, dave? >> i mean, any time you're somewhere where no one else is, where only a handful of people have been, you know, your thoughts wander. it's going to be a remarkable experience and we're all going to share it together. >> all right. dave, thanks so much. up next, an internet warning for you and your kids. how hackers can rip off your personal information through something a lot of children do all the time. mom. the holidays are always so busy. gram, the video game thingy's stuck again. remember, you have to jiggle it. ( doorbell rings ) we never get the time to tell people stuff. ♪ say what you need to say ♪ say what you need to say ( holding last note ) we couldn't have made it through this last year without you, mom. this year, appreciation may be the best gift of all. a hallmark card. it's the biggest little thing you can do.
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this morning on our series, "super bowl "somebody's watching you," the danger of sharing music online. >> good morning, maggie. millions are using what are called peer-to-peer networks mostly to swap music, but crooks are also there, but only not to trade songs. >> reporter: when beth pope put peer-to-peer software on her computer, she had one goal in mind, increasing hurry music library. >> i thought i could get access to other people's music folders and they could have access to my
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music folders, but that was about it. >> reporter: until she was contacted by the secret service with shocking news. someone had stolen personal information from her computer. using the very software she used to trade music. >> i do all of my tax returns online, i do all of my banking online, my husband does the same thing. so all of our personal information was on this one computer. >> reporter: beth had been using the peer-to-peer software called limewire. on any given day 20 million people are using the networks like limewire and others. mostly to swap music, videos, and games. >> they're putting out a neon sign on the internet, there's a chump that lives here, come on in. >> reporter: cakathryn warma isn attorney who has prosecuted thieves who steal personal information. >> what sort of information can people get by using this peer-to-peer? >> about everything through the
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computer. you could be snug in your bed and some creep from seattle is pawing through your tax returns. >> reporter: warma says there are more than a billion file shares a day made by people using peer-to-peer networks and many of the searches are being made by crooks. >> we'll fire this up. >> reporter: with the help of david dunn, a member of the secret service electronic crimes task force, we wanted to see what personal information we could find using a peer-to-peer network. >> what are crooks looking for when they're trolling for documents? >> credit report, the fasfa -- >> reporter: sure enough a financial aid document popped up during one of our searches. >> i'm sure she didn't want her confirmation number online for somebody to download. >> reporter: but it's not just personal information at risk. peer-to-peer networks have been used to expose confidential information from companies and the federal government.
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>> people can get in and get important government documents, as well? >> absolutely. blueprints for marine one were found on a peer-to-peer file sharing network. >> reporter: she says she's done using peer-to-peer. >> i've gotten all of that off my computer, i pay for music now and it's the best way to do it. there's no way that i would ever do that again. >> reporter: the trade group for file sharing software company say they are working on better systems to prevent the misuse of peer-to-peer networks, maggie. >> we're going to put things you can do to protect yourself on our website. thank you so much. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. we'll be right back. bouquets are unique... because they're beautiful like flowers, but made from delicious fresh fruit daily. can even add chocolate! so make any occasion special.
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we can officially announce the sexiest man alive in a couple of minutes. it's not this guy. he's on the back of the magazine. >> i'm sorry, what? did you say something? >> that's a little not fair. >> we'll do that in our next hour here on "the early show." your local news is next. ñ
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c1 we will start out dry, but there is precipitation out west. we will have the commute after marty has weather. >> it did get overcast quickly. >> it did. >> let's look at the forecast
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for the day. the satellite/radar shows breaks in the clouds. i expect more sunshine. temperatures in the mid 40s now. 56 is the high today. over to sharon gibala. good morning. we have a big problem on 95. two accidents. one is just at the beltway. that is blocking one lane. the back up to white marsh boulevard. the second is past the beltway. you are looking at a 20-minute delay. we still have the crash at 795 southbound with the delays back to owings mills boulevard. one in owings mills. one on eastern boulevard. 83 south, 10 minutes for the drive. this traffic report is brought to you by subway.
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don, back to you. we continue to follow the breaking news in eastern baltimore county. an apartment fire in dundalk at 101 center place. dozens of people were evacuated from the building. no word on what caused the fire. one man is dead and one in the hospital after a shooting at a convenience store in catonsville. mike schuh has more. >> reporter: there is a puddle of blood in the convenience store where police found one of two people who were shot. when police arrived, the owner met them at the door. he was shot. police can't or won't say if the deceased was a customer. police are looking for help on this one. asking if anyone near here at 7:00 should give them a call. a neighbor fears that the
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deceased is a neighborhood man she saw walking into the store before the shooting. reporting live, mike schuh, wjz 13 news. >> thank you. stay with wjz. up next, saving money. holiday shopping will drain your bank accounts, but how you can save $500. and he is number one. "people" magazine's
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cancer controversy, the government's new mammogram guidelines have caused quite an uproar. who should you believe? our own dr. jennifer ashton weighs in on this raging debate. 'tis the season, time for "people" magazine's sexiest man
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alive. we'll reveal the winner, one hint, he's been there before. and for the first time ever, vampires have their own list. and he's making a spectacle of himself. ♪ you really got a hold on me ♪ you really got a hold on me >> the legendary elvis costello is here to sing one of his classic hits early this wednesday november morning. >> oh, yeah. nice crowd here on the plaza on this beautiful crystal clear november morning. gorgeous, gorgeous. welcome back to "the early show," i'm harry smith along with maggie rodriguez. >> we can officially now reveal "people" magazine's sexiest man alive. who is the sexiest man alive, ma'am?
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>> harry smith. >> good answer. you know what? do we have that cover? what if "people" magazine happened to name harry the sexiest man alive? it might look something like that. or what if they said we think russ mitchell is very, very handsome and maybe he should be the sexiest man alive? >> that's a little more likely, doesn't it? don't you think? >> the people from "people" obviously are not thinking straight because they did not name you or russ, they named -- johnny depp. >> who's been there before. >> who has been there before and i think deserves it again. >> it's cool to be a pirate, right? >> yeah. also ahead this morning, christmas is almost a month away, are you ready? and if you're short on cash, we've got some really, really, really good ideas. >> how many reallies? >> really, really, really, really -- >> four. >> really good ideas to help you
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save $500. >> oh. >> before christmas to help you when you go do that christmas shopping. >> that is really, really, really, really good. you were right. and we've shown you how to have the perfect skin and teeth this week as we've searched for the perfect -- this morning we're going to show you how to get the perfect lips like hers. and look, she has the perfect smile. she must have been watching yesterday. >> first, though, not exactly the sexiest man alive -- >> but could be. >> i don't know. thanks, i appreciate it. the maersk alabama came under attack again this morning. happened off of somalia, four suspected pirates came within 300 yards using small weapons, but guards fought off the attacker. this according to nathan christiansen. >> the security team embarked aboard maersk alabama responded to the attack by using evasive
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maneuve maneuvers, long range devices and small arm fire themselves and caused the suspected pie roro pirates to back off their attack. president obama is in south korea this morning, the last stop on his eight-day trip to asia. mr. obama arrived in seoul, his first visit to the long-time u.s. ally. tomorrow he'll meet with south korea's president to discuss north korea's nuclear program and a trade. before leaving china, the president told cbs news chief white house correspondent chip reid, he expects to make a decision on afghan troop levels in several weeks. >> i think the american people understand my job is to get it right. and i'm less concerned about perceptions about process than i am in making sure that once a decision is made, everybody understands it, everybody's on the same page, and we're able to move forward with the support of the american people. >> the president played tourist while in china.
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despite very cold weather, he went to the great wall which he described as magical. early this morning, texas a&m marked the 10th anniversary of the deadly bonfire collapse. more than 3,000 people gathered for a candle light vigil at the site of the collapse. 12 students were killed and 27 injured in 1999 when the tower logs fell. and senator robert byrd of west virginia sets a record this morning. he becomes the longest serving member of congress in history, breaking the record of arizona senator carl hayden. robert byrd turns 92 on friday. it is coming up on 8:05. let's go back to dave in northern california with another check of the weather. good morning, dave. >> morning to you, russ. we're at beale air force base. and yesterday we got a chance to head out to the runways to watch the u-2s that we're going to go up in before the end of the week to do touch and goes and practice landings.
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you're wander what a pontiac gto is doing behind me, following these u-2s. why? let me show you. because of the equipment the pilots wear and the long nose connected to the cockpit, they don't have a good understanding of exactly what's beneath them and how farther from the ground. let's go to the video and let me show you. tracking cars follow these planes at about 130 miles per hour, literally giving them audio cues about how farther to touch down. so these cars zoom on up at about 130 miles per hour, follow the plane until they land and that's how it works. that u-2, or a u-2 just like that is what we're going to be flying before the end of the week and take you along with it. in the meantime, i'd like to thank our astronaut model for being here and, again, remind you if you are going into space, keep the weight off and make sure your uniform can close. thank you, sir. pleasure working with you.
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let's go to the maps right good morning. the skies are overcast. let's look at the forecast for today. we cannot rule out a bit of sunshine over the next couple of hours. a gray afternoon with 56 for the high. 47 is the overnight low. pretty much what it is right now. the suburbs may be chillier. tomorrow, i think we will get up to 60. a bit of afternoon rain. we clear out friday and saturday.
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holiday macy's celebrates a million reasons to believe. details at macy' sometimes we like to do that, just shut his mike off for kicks. just kidding. unintentional. up next, we're here with jennifer ashton. she'll be here focusing on the new controversial mammogram guidelines. >> we'll be answering our viewers' questions coming up. this is "the early show." luci: i'm luci romberg.
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angela has a question for you. go ahead, angela. >> caller: good morning, as a 34-year-old woman who recently had a breast cancer scare, i wanted to know what your thoughts were as a physician about these mammograms being eliminated for women before they're actually into their 40s? >> it's such an important question. because so -- we know that breast cancer increases as women age, but there are some breast cancers that are detected on things like ultrasounds/mammogram in younger women. and in children, it has an impact for younger women. and those are the women in my practice i'm finding the most fearful, the most anxious about these new recommendations. so usually what we tell young women from 40 on is we had said every year. and i in my practice, angela, am continuing to recommend that. when you talk about under the age of 40, if you have other risk factors, it's really kind of unchartered territory.
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we really do individualize it in younger women. >> before we go on, why don't you go over the new guidelines in a nutshell so people know what you're talking about. >> we used to start recommending at age 40 and then every year -- >> for all women or just -- >> for an average risk woman. so we're not talking about a high risk woman here. >> okay. >> the new guidelines suggest that maybe we shouldn't start doing that in their 40s. women should start routine mammogram screening at the age of 50, and instead of doing it every year, do it every two years and then stop mammogram screening at age 74. >> let's bring in virginia from new york. our thanks to angela. she wrote us an e-mail and wants to know, she says her mother's a breast cancer survivor and her dad's sister died from breast cancer. her doctor insist that she have a mammogram every year and wants her 20-year-old daughter to have one for a baseline. virginia wants to know how she can remain proactive to keep the disease from striking her. >> first of all, when you talk about a high-risk woman now,
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which is someone with at least one first-degree relative. a mother, brother, sister, or a daughter with the history of breast cancer or someone who has a genetic mutation, the brc mutation, they are in a different group and much more individualized. >> basically exempt from this? >> they really are. they really are. these new recommendations do not apply -- >> take yourself out of this group. >> that's right. now, what's also kind of unchartered territory, though, is when you are at high risk, we really don't have sweeping recommendations about when to start screening younger women. so 20 is -- there's no data to support that at all. usually we say about ten years before the age that your relative was diagnosed. so if you have a relative diagnosed at 45, we usually say get your first mammogram at 35. the exciting things hopefully in the future will be there will be better testing methods that are screening methods to identify those at high risk. and we don't have those yet. >> there's also a question about the value of self-exams.
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>> that's right. >> what's your take on that? >> and the task force actually said they advise against it, russ, because they have found to be very inaccurate and generate a lot of anxiety. and again the unnecessary biopsies and invasive procedures. what i tell my patients and i start this with my teenage patients is you should know what your breasts feel like. it's part of your body. and if you're concerned about something, you bring it to your doctor's attention. >> very surprising. >> who are the people on this task force making the decisions about women's breast health? >> that's really important to look at, maggie. and a lot of my patients are asking the same thing. let me tell you who it's not. it does not include a radiologist. it does not include a medical oncologist or surgical oncologist. it is made up of government-appointed but non-federal employees, doctors, ph.d.s, public health experts who analyze computer-driven data, but there are a lot of limitations -- and they admit them readily in their
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guidelines. they didn't take into account racial differences. and we know that -- >> huge -- >> and breast cancer can be much more aggressive and detected later in african-american women. that didn't enter into their picture at all. so there are limitations and they themselves really point these out too. >> we want to go outside on the plaza is linda. and when we were out there, she said that she had a question that she would like to ask dr. ashton. so please go ahead. >> hi, dr. ashton. my question is the progression of the disease can be so swift, why on earth would they change the recommendation to have the mammogram every two years instead of yearly as a preventive? >> that's another key point, linda, which is that some studies have shown that the average breast carcinoma takes three years to go from a very small size one millimeter to one centimeter, which is the size we think can be felt by a patient
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or doctor. but again, when you talk about breast cancer, that's like saying we're going to talk about the weather. there are so many different types of breast cancer, and some like linda asked are very aggressive and will go from not being detectable on a mammogram one year to in the next year showing up. but others are much more slow growing. again, their study didn't fully account for that. >> there are a lot of women who say this was a money decision because eventually insurance companies won't pay for mammograms before 50. so farther still paying. >> that's right. and they have medicare and the insurance companies have said they don't plan to change their guidelines, but that's what i'm hearing from a lot of my patients. they are concerned this is financially driven. and at the end of the day, as a doctor, i understand the statistics, but i care for the individual woman. and that is a big problem at this point. >> thank you. >> so much more to talk about on this issue. because this is all anybody is talking about this week. dr. jennifer ashton.
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here it is. the cover of "people" magazine with the sexiest man alive, johnny depp has made the cover for the second time. and along with some others is kate coyne kate coyne. and matt is here because you were named the sexiest rising star. congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> how does that feel? >> feels like these people have not seen me when i wake up in
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the morning. i have a lot of help. but no, it's very flattering and i'm very grateful. >> very cool. very cool. we'll ask you more questions in a moment. but first we want to know what was the primary thought behind naming johnny depp? >> well, as we're coming to the end of a decade, we wanted somebody who has almost achieved an iconic status in terms of sexiness. he was sexy ten years ago, he'll be sexy ten years from now. he appeals to multiple generations of women. and for many different reasons to different kinds of women. >> and somebody who is very respected as an actor, as well. >> absolutely. and as a dad and a committed partner. >> kind of a guy's guy too. >> he's sort of everything. he's a guy's guy, kind of a bad boy, he's a respected artist and actor. you know, he's got a little bit of everything. >> and i wonder if probably there's a part of him who really doesn't like this. >> well, you know, i don't think -- as long as he owns a
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mirror, i don't think it's lost on him that he's pretty sexy, unless he's walking around cloaked all the time. >> is there a part of you that is like, oh, i don't want to be known as sexy? >> sure. no, but it's great company to be in. and i'm just grateful to be recognized. >> do you feel -- more mojo now? >> no, i'm still plugging away on white collar and working hard on the show and trying to make a good tv show. >> it must be very gratifying because this show has gotten really, really good response. and it must be terrific to be part of that and there's a little icing on the cake. >> i'm thankful people responded to the character in the show and anything that comes from that is great. >> congrats on that. kate, this year you have, i'm not surprised, a vampire category. who made the vampire category? >> well, not surprisingly, robert pattinson is front and center there. it was a good year to be undead
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basically. this was really between obviously the "twilight" series of films and "true blood" and "vampire diaries." vampires were everywhere. they made the cut. we took a bite out of the vampire franchises. >> i think we have a lot of people who much like matt this time last year you may not have thought about their inclusion in the magazine. but this time around, i don't see how we could've had the issue without matt in it. bradley cooper is somebody else who certainly belongs -- >> from "the hangover." >> and this time last year you might not have been thinking ab
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between now and then. clearly through the afternoon, it will be gray with temperatures in the mid-50s and upper 40s now. over to sharon gibala in traffic control. good morning. look at this jam. this is all because of two accidents on 95. the first on 95 at the beltway blocking one lane. you are looking at a second accident past the beltway at a 74 minute backup at white marsh boulevard and the beltway. watch for a crash at 795 at owings mills boulevard. delays 83 southbound from middletown to mt. carmel. there is the drive time for the top of the beltway. this traffic report is brought to you by the cochran firm. if you suffered a personal injury, go to
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back to you. an apartment fire at the center place apartments in dundalk. it has been contained to an apartment on the 8th floor. the red cross is helping displaced residents. baltimore county police are asking for your help over a shooting in catonsville. mike schuh has the story. >> reporter: good morning. inside this convenience store, there is a puddle of blood where police found the dead body of one of two people who were shot. police say when they arrived, the owner met them at the door. he had been shot once. police can't or won't say if the deceased was a customer. the owner was taken to shock trauma. police are asking if anyone was here at 7:00 last night to give them a call. a neighbor who lives near here told me this morning she fears
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that the deceased is a neighborhood man she saw walking into the store before the shooting. reporting live, mike schuh, wjz 13 news. back to you on tv hill. and people hold a candlelight vigil for jason madison. he was murdered in east baltimore last week. dante parrish is now charged with his murder. the ravens are looking for a new kicker after releasing steve hauschka. on the replacement list is mike regent. he applaud with the -- he played with the
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welcome back to "the early show," everyone. very excited because we have elvis costello here this morning. and he is a triple threat. his new cd is out, he's got a
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show on sundance starting the second season. and he's going to be singing live in our studio. elvis costello, everybody. >> was i hearing that --? i love that song. yes, exactly. so many greatest hits. also ahead, it's the holiday season, and you may be a little light on cash. our financial contributor vieira gibbons is here with some good advice. >> really, really, really, really good advice. >> it's so interesting, you can save about $500 if you really follow her plan and suddenly you'll find yourself at christmas time with a little extra cash in your pocket. >> no one will complain about that. also ahead, we're going to show you a couple of ways to create the perfect lips, either with injections, how not to go overboard with that, or by using products that plump your lips naturally. but first as we go to dave in northern california, we want to come over to talk to margie. dave is over there because he's getting ready to fly to the edge of the earth and he's training
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out there. but margie, who's margie? sorry, margie. she has come here the last two years just to see dave and both times he has not been here. so why don't you toss to dave. say here's another check of the weather. say whatever you want to. >> and what's the weather in your area? >> loyal viewer, dave. margie. >> no, no, margie, that means the affiliates. >> if i come
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good morning. it is gray with a couple of breaks in the clouds. look outside. that is how it will be for the next couple of hours. a bit of an easterly breeze as i look at fairfield. generally gray skies in the area. you know, eventually breaks of sun will give way to overcast. 56 today. mid-40s tonight. mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow by the afternoon, a >> that's a quick look at your weather picture. now, in just a little while, later on this week, we're going to be flying in a u-2 similar to this one, a two passenger u-2. this is not like any other plane ride. we are going to be 13 miles above the earth's surface. the pressure is unbearable, the
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temperature outside 80 degrees below zero, and any mistake can kill you. this is a plane without a lot of margin for error. so the important thing is practice and training. >> reporter: i'm a pilot. i look like a pilot, i walk like a pilot, but a lot of training is in order if i want to so much as step into a u-2 spy plane. even if it's just to ride in the backseat. >> this here is a 1034 full pressure seat. >> today's main objective is to learn to operate in a pressure suit, the same ones the nasa air force wear. >> protects the human body from the effects of altitude should the cabin depressurize. >> reporter: it was my job to learn that suit inside and out. including the effects that altitude could have if that suit
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malfunctioned. >> mental confusion and poor judgment. that's going to be tough to spot in me because that's the norm. >> reporter: first step, putting on that suit. >> the pinky is not comfortable. >> reporter: and then adjusting my body to breathing less oxygen. with a sense of confidence in my suit, it was on to the main event, an altitude chamber that would mimic the effects of my flight and the pressure it would place on my body. >> you should start to feel mushy. >> i was able to sense what it would be like if there was rapid decompression at 65,000 feet. and i saw the true wonder of the suit when i ascended to over 75,000 feet, an altitude where your blood would boil without that 1/8 of an inch of fabric. it literally provides the
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boundary between life and death. >> have you had enough fun at 75,000 feet? high altitude flight comes with risk, a malfunction is always possible. so i was taught to identify the signs of oxygen starvation, which results in hypoxia. among the symptoms, euphoria. in the end, today's exercises were all about being knowledgeable, comfortable, but most importantly, safe. >> the chamber tests are done, i've got the clearance to fly. so thursday, here we come. >> now, that suit is $125,000, the helmet itself $250,000, and pilots have two sets, worth every penny because that 1/8 of an inch of fabric is the margin between life and death. much more on our u-2 planning,
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of course, and our journey available on our website come along with us. maggie? this morning on our series, we're searching for the perfect lips. and if you're not happy with yours, our guests are going to show you how to turn the frown upside down. we've got dr. colbert here. >> good morning. >> it seems to me it's very subjective. but what in your opinion makes the perfect lip? >> well, there really isn't a set actually out there. it depends on the shape of your face, your cheekbones, how large your jaw line is. and so each person is different. and there are some symmetry of the face, different cosmetic units, the mouth, cheeks, nose, the eyes and it all has to fit together to get the factor. if someone doesn't respect the symmetry of the face it can look strange or clown-like. >> as we've seen with a couple of celebrities.
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basically symmetry is the name -- >> symmetry is important. >> how do you enhance your lips? >> people mostly use restalin. and we use a man-made substance to inject it using a numbing agent, of course, beforehand. >> this is an example of a celebrity who, i don't know, my opinion went a little bit overboard with the injections. what do you think? >> well, i think that it looks like maybe they used a little old school treatment, maybe a little silicone that's used a couple of decades ago. but it's always important to remember to respect the boundaries of your face, you know. you don't want to go too big, you don't want to put so much in it it stretches the lip and makes it look taught. >> let's show another celebrity. this is lisa rinna. tell us what you think about the before and after here. >> well, i think you can see this is a more natural volume for the face. and over here, you can see that there's a lot of swelling
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because silicone swells the lip. and this particular celebrity did her upper and lower lip, and they're almost the same size. and nature gives us usually a slightly larger lower lip and slightly smaller upper lip. we want to respect that. >> which you did respect when you did kristin's lips yesterday. show us -- they look great. but show us what the trick is achieving this look. >> so we call that the colbert lip. and what that means is we want to respect the natural volume of her face. and she has a great face, a model face. >> this is her before. she wanted a little -- what did you want? >> just a little bit on my upper lip. >> we did a tad on the upper and maybe a skirt in the lower. and her lips look completely natural. no one would know she had her lips done and she gets a little bit of volume. most people want their lips they had in high school. they look great and, you know, i'm sure she's very happy with them. >> thank you very much. and this was just yesterday.
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>> yesterday. >> thank you so much. kristin, thank you. we want to show you in case you're a little too chicken for lip injections ways to do it naturally. some no appointment necessary products. how do we get a little of that look with these products? >> if you don't want to go under the needle, these are products that can help you along the way to get that look. we start out, all about the prep. treat your lips right. this is a spa-like lip kit. basically has a scrub, mask, balm, get rid of that dead skin, or you can use in a pinch, a cheap wash clothe with a little hot water on it and exfoliate and then line and define. we've got an invisible lip liner because you don't want the old lady -- >> i've never heard of an invisible -- >> it gives you a little more surface area on the lip and you can figure out what shape you want and create it and then it's that highlighting. i love this trick. velocity has a two-one trick.
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it's a white highlighter, creates the illusion of a larger upper lip. >> then? >> then you've got to prime. the first one, this is a beauty favorite, has a de-focus powder in it and blurs the fine lines so your lips look nice and smooth. this is a new import from sweden, the waxy texture keeps the lipstick on your lips nice and smooth. >> and we see so many products that promise to plump your lips, do they work? >> mostly by irritating your lips so they swell temporarily. the classic is the venom. this is the newest version, it has cinnamon also soothing oils, things that hydrate the lip, or this is a make-up artist favorite that uses mint. freshens the breath and if you don't want to plump with an irritant, plump with an optical illusion. cover girl has shine blast,
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makes your lips look more deep. >> thank you so much. we'll put all of the information on the web if you are strapped for cash as the holidays approach, listen up. with a few simple changes you can save more than $500 in one month. here to show you how is our financial contributor vera gibbons. $500 -- >> that's right. >> in all the tips we're going to outline here over the next couple of minutes, if one tip people are going to take away with -- >> i would say change your withholding, harry. the average tax refund is $2,400, which tells us we are having too much withheld. it's better to get it as you earn it. go to your hr department, talk about making the changes, file a new w-4, if you want to see how many allowances, there are calculators on the web. but if you do that in and of itself, making that change is going to be reflected in your next paycheck and you have saved
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$200 a month based on the average refund. >> that's a really, really good start. and if the average refund is that much, you might as well take advantage of it. the other thing you say is avoid impulse buys. >> women in particular are really guilty of this. 60% of women according to consumer reports who responded to their survey have admitted to actually buying on a whim over the past year. they're buying mostly clothing at 25%, mostly at the mass merchandisers, walmart, target. they say they're doing it because they're getting really good deals, but the average price of those impulse buys is $108. cut those out, you've got an additional $100. >> keep that card in your pocket. be your own petty thief. what does that mean? >> well, 52% of americans spend $3,000 a year or $250 a month on stuff they can't account for. this is the mystery spending i've talked about before. they don't know where it disappears to. take $2 out of your wallet, put it in a safe place every single day, whatever the case may be,
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you've got $60 a month right there. >> all right. go to the grocery store less. i bet i get this. >> half of us go to the grocery store three to four times a week. and the more often you go, the more unplanned purchases you have. unplanned purchases add up spending about 54% more on the unplanned purchases. if you cut back, you will save on average about $100 a month. >> and when you go through and look at the food you end up wasting -- >> you throw it out because you don't want it. >> exactly right. be a home body. i do this myself. >> a lot of people are staying home, cooking, spending time with families. that's a good thing to do. but if you go to the library, take advantage of the free dvds, the free books, you will save a bundle. if you were to be the person who rents a movie once a week, buys a book once a month, take advantage of what the library has to offer, you've saved $30 a month and eat dinner out a little less often, if you do that, family of four, you've
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saved $60 combined, $90 saved, the grand total for the month, $558. >> we're rich. we're rich. so the taxes, get rid of the impulse buys, save the petty cash, don't go to the grocery store so much, stay home. look at that. >> that wasn't too hard either. >> that was really good. thank you so much. >> thanks, harry. >> for more money-saving tips, go to our website earlyshow.c up next, we do like this guy a whole bunch. elvis costello performs live in our studio when we come back. epeqgpepepepb÷
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grammy winner elvis costello has been topping the charts for more than three decades. and his hit tv show "spectacle: elvis costello" starts the second season on the sundance channel. and he's with us live in the studio this morning. >> welcome, elvis. >> good to be here. >> good to have you. go ahead. >> there's so much things we want to talk about. the first thing i want to talk about is how are the kids? diana was here, your wife, seems like only yesterday with child playing some christmas songs. how old are the kids now? >> they'll be 3 on december 6th. >> twin boys, right? >> they're home right now. >> what are their names? >> dexter and frank. >> daddy's here. do they like daddy's music? >> they'll be all right until i start singing.
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>> really? >> then it's like, dad, don't sing. >> it's all right for mom to sing? >> no, they don't like her singing either. not until she's playing selections from toy story or something. >> that's a tough crowd. >> very, very tough. they like texas playboys and nat cole and lou jordan. >> let's talk about every day i write a book. is it true you didn't like it very much? >> no, you know, i wrote it for a gag in ten minutes. and then the thing went and was a hit. and i never really liked the record of it that much and i tried different ways to play it. and my friend ron is a really great song writer from canada did an arrangement of it. and he made it all gentle, you know. and it sort of reminded me that in there was a little soulful idea and that softened the case. because you write them alone and then you dress them up and make them all loud and everything so you can get over to a lot of
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people. >> talk a little bit about the tv show. >> that's exactly what i'm saying. that's what i'm saying, we do on the show. we talk to people, they come on and good enough to come in maybe because they're talking to somebody who does the same job as them, they're a little bit more eased. they talk readily about the music they love and somehow -- >> there you are with smoky robinson. >> what can you say about that? that song we were singing right there i believe is "you really got a hold of me." the first record i owned. and it took a little while when smokey wrote it. and then to get the opportunity to sing with him and for him to tell me to take the lead and it's at the apollo. >> will you take the lead right now? >> okay. here's one.
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♪ like a warning. wind is rushing through the trees ♪ ♪ never thought that i'd become the proud father of my three sons ♪ ♪ for all the years that are after, i can't do, i can't be undone ♪ ♪ oh no, my three sons ♪ i love you more than i can say ♪ ♪ what i give to us the others can't take away ♪ ♪ you came to be with everything that is left in me ♪
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♪ here's your pillow, go to sleep and i will follow ♪ ♪ may you never have any more sorrows ♪ ♪ that's not something you can count upon, my three sons ♪ ♪ my, my, my three sons ♪ depend on that ♪ i bless the day you came to be with everything that is left to me ♪ ♪ day is closing ♪ ♪ that's the kind of life i've
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chosen ♪ ♪ just see what i've become, the humble father of my three sons ♪ ♪ the humble father of my three sons ♪ >> thank you so much. this is what i've been listening to in my office the last couple of days. >> look at those young boys on the back. >> you should see these guys. elvis costello, thank you so much for being here.
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5 minutes until 9:00. we have clouds and brightening to the south and east. marty is in the weather center. >> we will see breaks in the clouds over the next couple of hours. let's look at the forecast.
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by noon, it will be totally overcast. no rain today. 56 is the high. no rain tonight. 47 is the low. there is a possibility of shower activity tomorrow afternoon and evening. 60 is the high. thank you. dozens of people evacuated from their apartment building overnight. a two-alarm fire broke out in dundalk this morning. 40 people were evacuated from the building and the red cross is helping them. no word on what caused the fire. in baltimore county, police are investigating a double shooting at a convenience store. mike schuh has the story from catonsville. >> reporter: good morning. inside this convenience store, there is a puddle of blood where police found the dead body of one of the two people who were shot. police say when they arrived, the owner met them at the door. he had been shot in his upper torso. police can't or won't say if
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the deceased is a customer. police are asking for help. if you were near here last night at 7:00, you should give them a call. a neighbor fears the deceased is a neighborhood man she saw walking into the store before the shooting. mike schuh, wjz 13 news. back to you on tv hill. thank you. could there have been more surprises this morning -- could there be more surprises this morning in the case of sheila dixon? the jury could begin deliberating today. the man known as the serial sniper was laid it to rest. john allen muhammad was executed last week. the search is on to replace recently booted ravens kicker steve hauschka. he missed several field goals
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this season. among those on the list to replace hauschka, mike nugent. he played with the buccaneers this season, but several missed field goals there cost him his job. and it all adds to the drama of sunday's showdown against indianapolis. you can see the game on wjz 13. peyton manning and the colts kickoff at 1:00 p.m. matt stover is now playing for the indianapolis colts. stay with wjz. maryland's news station. today
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