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boston area. i'll be back later today, 5:00 p.m. eastern, in "the situation room." we'll be focusing in on the president's news conference. he made news, a lot of it, at that news conference. we'll go in depth 5:00 p.m. eastern in "the situation room." that's it for me. i'm wolf blitzer. brooke baldwin and jake tapper pick up our coverage from boston right now. i'm jake tapper alongside brooke copley square for live coverage of the investigation and the fallout from the boston marathon terrorist attacks. we're standing by now for new developments concerning the boston bombing suspect, dzhokhar tsarnaev. so meantime, we heard from the president. he spoke this morning, held a news conference. and he warned that lone wolves like the tsarnaev brothers, that they are the new threat.
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>> one of the dangers that we now face are self-radicalized individuals who are already here in the united states. in some cases may not be part of any kind of network, but because of whatever warped, twisted ideas they may have may decide to carry out an jessica yellin joins us now. she's our chief white house correspondent. and jessica, in the back and forth with the president today, heard you press the president on some of the criticism he's been getting mostly concerning intelligence sharing before the attack here in boston, just boylston. if you would, walk me through that exchange. >> reporter: sure brooke. the president effectively defended law enforcement's actions leading up to the boston attack and then forcefully defended them after the attack. he effectively accuseded critics who say intelligence was missed because of bad signals or bad sharing. he accused them of playing
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politics. listen to a little bit of the exchange if you the arm s servic committeei and boston are both examples of the u.s. going backwards on national security. is he right? and did our intelligence miss something? >> no. mr. graham is not right on this issue. although i'm sure it have one individual deceased, one in custody, charges have been brought. i think that all our law enforcement officials performed in exemplary fashion after the bombing had taken place. >> now, lindsey graham republican running for re-election who pressed the president the hardest on this and hit the administration the most forcefully. a little bit of accusation there that this is really all about his re-election. i will add, brooke that thelear that the dni, the director of national intelligence, is conducting an intelligence assessment to see if any balls were dropped, so to speak, in
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the leadup to before the boston bombing. and, you know the administration just isn't going to finally say yes or no whether they think any clues were missed until that -- until that report is done. brooke? >> okay. jessica, of course there are critics who are not partisan. people -- former counterterrorism officials, interviewed one on the lead yesterday, former ambassador thomas mcnamara, in charge of intellig questions. not all the criticism is partisan, of course. moving on to another subject, the president was also asked about syria. and he seemed to be slightly trying to clarify what he meant when he said a few months ago that using a bunch of chemical weapons would be a red line for syria that nation better not cross. well there is a suggestion that they may have crossed. what was the president's message today? >> reporter: you're right, jake. he did make very careful use of
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his words there. he repeatedly said if they determined that they used chemical weapons and they determine what the chain of custody was for their evidence it would be a game changer. what is different today is how he defines the game changer. he said that there are a range of options that are available to us and we have to figure out essentially which one of ishe wouin thuse. the minute they say yes, this is chemical weapons, we have proof that they were using it that that would necessarily trigger u.s. military intervention, i think he put the brakes on that a little bit. this leavhe option he's trying to build international coalition or some sort of other operations that could take place. perhaps even outside the public eye to address any chemical weapons used inside syria, jake. >> all right, jessica yellin
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thanks. in this boston bombing investigation attention turning to the trial, looking ahead, the surviving suspect has a prominent attorney on his defense team. she is judy clarke. she is represented arizona mass shooter jared lee loughner and also atlanta olympic park bomber eric rudolph and unabomber ted kaczynski, all of them escaped the death penalty. ashleigh banfield is here. you have new information from your blackberry from someone very high up. >> good thing they have judy clarke. let's just say that. she's renowned in legal circles as being the person who gets -- who saves your life that works on both sides. it saves the public a lot of money. it saves the public a lot of pain and suffering going through a trying trial, to do speak, the all the witnesses that have to relive what they have gone through all the people who lost limbs who would have to testify there are benefits to both sides if that's the case. they have been clear about two
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specific charges that this surviving alleged bomber is facing. that's just the beginning. you can always wait to see additional charges added to it. but the department has not gone so far as to say at this point seek the death penalty. a lot of people assume that but she thunt they shouldn't. on both sides of the defense, and the prosecution, there are very and i want to under way right now between the prosecution and the defense and these are conversations that effectively could take any kind of death penalty off the table. in you know negotiation withn abou y the oppor bomb plots or potential co-conspirators, et cetera a wider range of information. this is so early, though it is -- it would be wrong to suggest this would effectively help the 19-year-old avoid the death penalty at this point. >> seems very early. >> they're not even seeking it at this point. but you would expect at this stage of this high profile a
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case this would already have happened, contact would have been made very preliminary. let me reiterate, very preliminary. but in exchange for the kind of information this country needs, i don't think it is a big surprise that these conversation have begun. there is no indicatunsel has suggested they be interested in this at this point. there is no discovery at this point. they don't even mo what theknow what the government has on him at this point. and the department of justice did tell us that the notion we're engaging in discussions over a penalty is not accurate. so look initial conversations, initial discussions, hello, my name is without question could be going on at this point. fwout but to suggest there are severe negotiations would not be right. >> and also what about also switching gears, kevin spacey one of my favorite actors done a couple of movies based upon books here in boston and here we are at the memorial. >> you were here and you saw him. >> somebody said hello. >> as luck would have it. there is a dichotomy of emotion
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going on here right now, behind us. there are people crying as they encounter these very moving and touching memorials. and then there is kevin spacey who is making people smile, making bombinge to see them. he's making the police responders, the boston police when he visited smile. he's bringing a touch of levity and appreciation to a lot of the people who i dare say sorely need it in this town. i asked him specifically i know you're very busy. you're filming "house of cards ." how is it that you're here? because i don't think you film here. and this is the response he gave us. >> you know the truth st like eve have been glued to television reading about the unbelievably tragic events here and last week i was in baltimore, about to start the series i'm doing again, and i'm, like you know what i can't spend another second watching this and not get on a plane and come to boston. shot a couple ofheree on sunday. and i spent the day at spalding and i met all the staff there, and a number of those who have
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been -- their lives have been altered forever. and the spirit the camaraderie, the love that you feel and the kind of extraordinary ability that they're showing to want to come back and run the walk again you know i met adrian the extraordinary young dancer who lost her leg, who is going to dance again. roseanne who is a remarkable woman from the north end, and all the friends. >> the warmer side of caesar sosa. >> i thought this was terrific he met one of the victims he named her adrian who lost her leg, but her husband wasn't there. he said he's going back to the hospital so he could at least organize a meeting with her husband. and then on top of that i had
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read he was here with some you know with some netflix giveaways. he brought over 200 free memberships to netflix. >> handing them out. >> to give them to the first responders so they can watch "house of cards," give him that plug he deserves it but it wasg. made the local papers too. really appreciated. >> the little things. kevin spacey. >> also having lunches, right where we speak, to signal this place is open for business. >> come on down. beautiful on boylston street. thank you, ashleigh. you heard from the president on syria, on boston played a short bit of that for you. he also addressed the coming out of nba player jason collins. we'll speak live with nba legend karl malone. >> the mail man. >> yeah. who, by the way, who, by the way, is on a lake in louisiana and is calling in just to talk to you, jake tapper. also talking to an espn writer who is openly gay. we'll get his perspective. in a couple ofattack one of the survivors, we're hearing
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james collins says he has been overwhelmed at the response. >> it is incredible. just try to live thing you knowen hath president calling you. >> what did he say? >> he was incredibly supportive and he was proud of me. and said that this not only affected my life but others going forward. >> jason george stephanopoulos on "good morning america." the president called jason collins. >> i know he feels liberated for doing it. i hope -- i wish him the best. and i hope that nba guys can get past sexual orientation, any -- all that bs you y, he's a good -- >> nba players, you know this is like a group of a big group of guys that kind of like a brotherhood and, you know i know i support him. and i don't even know him. whatever decision he makes is something he rt was good for him.
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>> there has been a lot of love for this player in the last 24 hours or so. but there is one dissenter out there, someone who is not in the league. we're going to talk about him here in a moment. first, let me bring in elsy grander son. welcome to you. on the phone, somewhere on a lake in louisiana, we have nba hall of famer karl malone. gentlemen welcome to you. karl let me begin with you. first, your reaction to the news jason collins coming out. >> well my reaction is i think everybody should embrace what he did. jason didn't do this to be talking to the president of the united states. i always say this right here. it is time that we kind of move past that kind of thing. it is not for us to say because what's in the bible that this shouldn't do this. we're not the judge, you know? the almighty is the judge. whoever that is to you, it don't
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matter. but the fact of the that we live now, i always say this i'm a big military supporter. if you got someone that is maybe openly gay and they're in the military and we have the enemy about to point a gun to our head are we going to tell him, no, just take my life because you're gay? thing in the nba basketball game or arena. hey, look. i play with john amaechi. a great teammate of mine. it is time for everybody to really and truly mind their own business, you know what i'm saying? he didn't president. now so many people are so caught up being this or that. if you are living your life and you are happy with your life and you're not hurting anybody, i say -- i say god bless you. it is time for us to say, you know what that is his business i support him, my brother-in-law is openly gay. matter of fact he got married. did it don't make me change my feeling toward him. it is time for america to grow up let's live his life. that's what's most important to me.
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>> all right, well karl you mentioned the almighty. and speaking of the almighty, not all the reaction has been dissenter, who is thus far caused the biggest stir. >> i'm a christian. i don't agree with homosexuality. i think it is a sin. as i think all sex outside of marriage between a man and a woman is. in talking to some people around the league there are a lot of christians in the nba. and they don't want to bejust because they disagree with that lifestyle, they don't want to be viewed and called bigoted and intolerant. >> so, elsy granderson, i want to get your reaction to that reaction. he was talking about how not only homosexuality, but also premarital sex, et cetera doesn't line up with his biblical world view.]ú there has been a strong reaction against it. but isn't he just saying what hundreds of millions of people think, people who are religious. >> well you know first of all, i want to say that karl malone
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just dropped the mike on what he said about people living their own lives. and who is openly gay and who is not openly gay.chris, first of all, full disclosure, i was the person he was talking to in that interview yesterday in espn. chris and i had elements of that conversation over the years. i used to be chris' eder is er isditor when i was an editor at espn magazine. i personall surprised at all at anything that chris said. i don't think anyone that follows chris online would be that surprised. with that being said it is very important that we in an effort to have full equality, also have patience and tolerance for conversations that may not necessarily be where we would like them to be. part of the reason why i feel that chris was able to say what he said is because he has a certain comfort level in our friendship. within that friendship, he's able to say some things and i'm able to push back on some things. we can't keep shouting down
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people because they disagree with us. we have to have a willingness to have some patience as well as tolerance for people who oppose us so we can perhaps get a better sense of understanding of where the other person is coming from. >> let me follow up. karl back to you. karl you brought up john amaechi. i talked to john amaechi yesterday. a used to play ball and came out. and he said to me brooke, i don't understand what is. the media is all over this story. if it is not such a big deal why do you think it haslong karl? >> look let me say this okay. i can really care less what somebody else's opinion is okay? if that's chris' opinion, god bless him. i'm not here to get intochris. because i do respect him as a person. that's not what i'm doing. i'm speaking on behalf of karl anthony malone. and i'm telling you that some of my best friends are gay.
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that don't test my manhood, but another thing, it is time for us to kind of accept it. it is here guys. we got to accept it. i'm not here to go back and forth with anybody what they think. i'm telling you i personally have experience with john amaechi my brother-in-law, who iely love like he's my blood brother, is kin, he's openly gay. i'm not here to judge. that's not what the point is. the point of the matter is the point of the matter is it is here we can be can go on from there. i'm a southern baptist. my wife is catholic okay? so our children are catholic. we don't care about all that. what we're trying to do is understand other people and enjoy and tolerate. it is not an epidemic that if we touch a gay person we're going to kick over and die. that's your opinion. and this is my opinion. and i see iti, k message, i'm not hiding from anybody, i'm
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big enough to take care of myself, but the fact of the matter is we can get on with life and enjoy things. why are you all laughing at me right now? >> we're laughing with you. not at you. we're laughing with you. >> laughing with you. >> thank you so much karl malone, the mailman, we appreciate it. elsy granderson thanks so much. a vicious attack that investigators were now calling intentional. up next the new clues in the murder mystery of an 8-year-old california girl.
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the california medical examiner has confirmed the violent final moments of 8-year-old leila fowler. listen to what investigators revealed with her parents present. >> an autopsy was conducted today on leila fowler. the cause of death was listed by
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the medical examiner as shock and hemorrhage due to stabbing. >> that's crystal hearing how her child bled to death. at this point investigators do not know why she was stabbed or by whom. the questions are consuming the town of valley springs about an hour's drive southeast of sacramento. tonight the community will hold a vigil for the little girl as the manhunt for her killer intensifies. here is cnn's stephanie elam. >> reporter: it is a community trying to make sense of the senseless. an 8-year-old girl brutally killed in her home the assailant still on the loose. >> it is rough. it happens right around my house. and i lived here my whole life. >> reporter: leila fowler was mortally stabbed saturday afternoon while home with her 12-year-old brother in valley springs. a quiet northern california community far removed from city life. >> shatters that illusion that we're immune to this ideal
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society. >> reporter: her brother reported seeing a male intruder in the home before discovering his severely wounded sister. one friend says the children in traumatized, especially the boy who found leila. >> when we saw was pure shock. i don't know how many times i just wrapped my arms around him and i wanted to take it away. >> reporter: the calaveras county sheriff's department says it gathered some clues from the home. >> we did collect some fingerprint durzs during that search and also what we believe to be dna. those prints and that dna will hopefully be processed within the next week. >> reporter: authorities also say they have nearly completed searching and contacting all sex offenders in the area. >> will not rest until we capture the responsible person. we will continue to beef up our patrols in this area until we figure it is no longer needed. >> reporter: in a statement to cnn via facebook leila's mother asked their community for help. >> we are devastated. if money is helping hide him,
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turn him in look at our baby girl she didn't deserve this. she was so full of life. we want everybody to remember the good in her and not how she was taken from us. >> reporter: some neighbors are doing the best to honor the family's wishes. >> it hypothetical home a lot with me having kids and this town just shows support for one another. it doesn't matter what it is. they just all come together. it always has been like that ever since i lived here. >> stephanie elam joins us live from valley springs. i know people in this neighborhood, they're l fear. at the same time as we heard very supportive. what are you learning today? >> reporter: well we are learning one thing, brooke, i can clear up for you. there have been reports out there that leila fowler was targeted in this murder. but we just spoke to the sheriff just right now and he confirmed for us that the information that he has is showing him that they don't have any reason to believe that at this point based on
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their investigation. they do continue to investigate all of the leads they're getting. the reason why we haven't seen a sketch composite come out yet is they have some differing views on hat this person may have looked like. and so because of that they're waiting to put out that information. but a lot of people here very concerned about the fact that this person has yet to be caught. at the same time they want to honor the memory of leila fowler. so you're seeing throughout town a lot of purple ribbens, purple balloons and purple ribbons that people are wearing. tonight at the vigil that will be held at her elementary school, they're asking all the little boys to wear purple and the girls to wear pink. those were her two favorite colors. brooke and jake? >> stephanie, thank you so much. just ahead, shocking undercover video of doctors allegedly admitting to letting babies die. babies that initially survived abortion. it is a hidden camera operation you have to see next. her long day of pick ups and drop offs begins with arthritis pain... and a choice. take up to 6 tylenol
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welcome back to cnn. i'm jake tapper with my colleague brooke baldwin. we're live in boston right in front of copley square for special coverage of the investigation and the fallout of the boston marathon terrorist attacks. three lives lost in those bombings, more than 260 people wounded, but their injuries are getting better. thankfully cnn learned 20 boston bombing victims remain in the hospital and not a single one of them is currently listed in critical condition. we're waiting right now on a news conference with one of the wounded, a 35-year-old, who wants to share his message with the world as he recovers from burns and shrapnel wounds. we will bring that to you live. >> we're waiting for that from brigham and women's, one of the final hospitals here in boston. first, a controversial story out of your neck of the woods, out of washington, d.c. this anti-abortion group releases hidden camera video that claims to this one particular doctor.
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you hear him on the film saying that hypothetically if a fetus was born alive through an attempted abortion he and his staff would, quote, not help it stay clinics with hidden cameras by this live action. two videos already released and the group says it has more. shannon travis is working the story for us today out of our nation's capital. and, shannon, tell me more about this group what is this group claiming? >> yeah the videos they claim to expose something inhumane and frankly illegal. the alleged willingness of medical personnel to kill babies- who are born alive after botched abortions. now, behind these videos, the staunch anti-abortion group live action, they say, brooke they did a six-month investigation of facilities that perform late term abortions, they deployed pregnant women as you mentioned to secretly record their conversations with staffers. now, the group released one
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video on sunday that was recorded inside this facility in the bronx. it is called the doctor emily woman's health center. a second video came out on monday from here inside the d.c. based sergy clinic. leila rose spoke with her yesterday, she tells us the group will soon release six more videos, perhaps another one this week. now, at issue, here, brooke the 2002 born alive infant protection act. it essentially mandates in a baby is born during an abortion attempt doctors must work to save it. now, in the case of live action video shot at that bronx clinic the secret investigator asked the staffer what would happen if it appeared the baby was breathing? >> it wouldn't be able to. >> i'm not even going to see it? >> no. >> now that solution, the worker is talking about, is used to
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describe abortion specimens. a second worker separately explained to the secret investigator at that clinic that they would follow the law and try to save the baby if it is born alive. in the secret video from the washington, d.c. abortion clinic, the doctor explains that a baby never survived an abortion at its clinic but then is asked what if it did? >> ou know, legally we would be obligated to help it, you know to survive. but, you know it probably wouldn't. it is all in how vigorously you do things to help a fetus survive at this point. obviously you're here for a certainr pregnancy were -- you went into labor, the membrane ruptured and you delivered before we got to the termination part of the procedure here you know we would do things we would not help it. >> we would not help it. live action claims that kind of talk is illegal, though the law
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does not explicitly say simply talking about withholding help is illegal for both clinics live action urges investigations by health visualofficials. we also reached out to the clinic. we received a repeated no comment from the person from a person at the dr. emily woman's health center who once hung up the phone on us and asked the d.c. facility -- excuse me the facility director of the bronx facility, she did speak with the washington post her name is marjana banzo. if my staff member or somebody had mentioned something like something they didn't understand. we separately spoke with the lawyer for the washington sergy clinic, he sent us this - statement, quote, it is one thing for people to disagree with social policy and laws implementing them like those governing the termination of
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pregnancies and the district of columbia, it is quite another for an organization secretly to tape record what was thought to be a private exchange between a physician and his patient and then to publish excerpts of that recording with commentary placing that physician in a false and defaming light. the lawyer added, quote, dr. santangelo practices medicine in full compliance withlaws controlling in the district of columbia. one last thing, brooke we should stress we have not heard any, from any authorities that any of these clinics broke the law and that the tapes do not show anyone doing anything illegally. also live action is under some fire itself they have a history of controversial undercover videos that are selectively edited. others have focused on sex selection 6abortion. brooke? >> just to be crystal practicing at this particular kleine yes, from what we understand he is still practicing.
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the lawyer tells us he's not a political figure and didn't mean to be embroiled in what is quickly becoming a political bit of a political controversy. >> okay. shannon travis for us in washington. shannon thank you. actress catherine zeta-jones back in treatment for her bipolar disorder. dr. drew pinsky tells us what happens inside treatment facilities such as these. why don't you use bengay zero degrees? it's the one you store in the freezer. same medicated pain reliever used by physical therapists. that's chilly! [ male announcer ] bengay zero degrees. freeze and move on. the day my doctor told me i had diabetes i remember thinking there's a lot i have to do... check my blood sugar eat better. start insulin. today i learned there's something i don't have to do anymore. my doctor said with levemir® flexpen®... i don't have to use a syringe and a vial. efilled with long-acting insulin taken once daily for type 2 diabetes to help control high blood sugar. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button.
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quote catherine has said she's committed to periodic care in order to manage her health in an optimum manner. >> talk about it with dr. drew pinsky, host of "dr. drew on call" wednesday 9:00 p.m. on hln. dr. drew when i read about this, the fact she's being sent to a facility is that fairly common for someone who has bipolar 2 disorder and what sort of treatment would one receive? >> absolutely. listen, catherine zeta-jones needs to be commended for the manner in which she has reported her bipolar disorder. this is one of the most common psychiatric conditions, it has a medical treatment, it a chronic illness very much like diabetes or asthma, and it requires frequent tuneups,ustments in medication and sometimes hospitalization. she's been very matter of fact about it and that is precisely the way to deal with thisheadline that she needs to be in a hospital to have her medication adjusted, which is really often the main focus of bipolar disorder getting the medication right. there can be group therapy and
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individual therapy as well. just to look at the overall psychological function of the individual. but primarily this is a medical disorder, with a medical management and a matter of fact she's done a lot to reduce stigma by addressing it and being -- having this kind of attitude about this disorder? >> dr. drew jake tapper here how is different from other similar disorders including bipolar 1 disorder? >> well they're differentiated by how severe the manias are. some people become hypomanic, and it is an easy thing to identify. we have seen people on tv have meltdowns and become manic and have derailed thoughts and disconnected thinking and very -- don't need much sleep and very expansive. but that can flip into a full blown manic episode where people are di reality, can throw off their cloemgthing and that's a more serious condition. but the fact is both are medicallye only thing i have concerns about as it pertains to catherinef. zeta-jones is
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tiptoeing around the idea of this being called a health care facility. we have a sort of common understanding of rehab these days and that's sort of a whitewash of god knows what people are talking about when they say rehab. now we have another level, which is some sort of health care facility. just probably probably a psychiatric hospital, where you get psychiatric management and she'll be fine and she may need it again some day bute ashamed of. >> you say you commend her. other people may be going through similar things such as catherine zeta-jones. when you talk though, drew about mania, what triggers that? what triggers either the depression? >> well it can be different for different cases. some people are very delicate and brittle and something as simple as a change in their sleep pattern or change in their diet can trigger one of these things. other people maybe it is a substance, maybe it is a major stress in their life maybe it is something difficult for us to identify at all. it is different for different people. and some are more brittle than
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others. but all, again, the disorder is about wild fluctuations of mood and that is a biological process that is ongoing and chronic. so it may just be that it is time for medication adjustment something as>> dr. drew pinsky thank you very much for joining us. and, again, watch dr. drew tonight on his show dr. drew on call 9:00 p.m. eastern on our sisterhln. >> and right now i want to go to a live press conference at brigham and women's hospital where a patient, one of the hundreds of victims of the boston marathon terrorist attack is speaking to the press. he's someone who suffered from shrapnel wounds and burns. i believe his name is snjarod jarod jarod jarod clowery. >> thanks, everybody, for coming today. is this good enough? can everybody hear me? i want to share my experience
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more towards the side of goodness in the experience instead of the tragedy. and also talk with you about all the people that make boston, like so strong, as they're saying now, boston strong. first, i'll tell you about theitself. i was with a group of my friends in front of the bar, the forum, when the first, you know when first explosion went it was down to left. >> can we have the photo, thank you. >> yes, thank you. you can see me i'm on the right. >> this is jarrod here. >> if i'm facing the street the first explosion would be down on our left. and when the first explosion goes off, my friend said what the -- like you know and we
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look down and see the smoke and i know right away in my gut that it is not a gas leak you just get that feeling. and ihe crowd coming down towards us a little bit on the sidewalk and i just see the open space on the street. so i know -- i know that's where you go you know to get to the street. i tell all my friends, like let's go get in the street and this is really over the last couple of weeks where my mind has been because i've had this picture in my room every day. i got to the railing and i put both my hands on the railing right about where that white sign is on the railing, and, you know like how hop a fence, i got my right foot up and got my left foot up and i'm pretty nimble guy, so i stop for just a split second to tell the young lady here jackie who is my friend's girlfriend jackie get
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your butt in -- boom. and i just rememeeling engulfed, like thrown out into the street and just like the movies, all the sound got taken away and, you know something inside me said get up get up. you're okay get up. so i stood up and i was pretty lucid and i remember, like trying to count myrs and on my feet and i'm standing and thinking about like these kind of things i've learned about over the years. and i look at my hand and it was too much to look at so i tuck it in and i feel my legs i look down and i -- i didn't want to look at those anymore, so i just knew to get to the middle of the road and that's -- you know that's wh couple of off duty state police got to me
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you know and i said help me help me and there they are. jeff manino and karen morehead i don't need to look at my notes. you know i'm standing up and i tell him, take a look at me. don't know what's happening around my back or anything like this. so he looks at me and says you're going to be okay. and i tell him, you tell anybody that you know? and he said yeah believe me when i tell you, there is worse out here than you. and that's when i remembered my friends and i said oh my god, my friends, my friends are all dead. this is what i thought. and those two, those two right there, they managed to sit me down and they managed to -- they managed to -- they managed to get me in the ambulance, they stayed with me until i got in the ambulance, and that's when i
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think was the beginning of the real -- it turns out that all three of my friends -- all my friends sustained injuries three of my friends lost -- but, you know i feel -- i feel -- when got to the emergency -- i'm in pain. but i'm watching all these -- people. doctors and there is -- her name was shannon, michelle endless names. and i try to remember them i can't. you know and they're keeping me -- they're keeping me -- and i haven't got any painknow and i'm just burning, keeping my legs up. so iqo started watching everybody. moving seamlessly they know what each other is thinking and the emergency room is chaos.
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but -- and that's when i said in mywell this is what i said too, i never seen in all the years in new england tom brady put a drive together that was as good as this what these people were doing. it was amazing to . so i just start eded really understanding what these people do. and the doctors and the nurses and everything and since then i've been -- i'm surgeon, he just -- every nurse taking care of me the emergency department, the, you know karen and jeff and who promised me in all this a beer at a patriots game by the way, so i'm going to hold him to this and, you know my friends are in much worse shape, and
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they're upbeat and positive. i was actually mentally not as positive as they were when i finally got to talk to them. and i just want you know, everybody i'm talking about here truly the real -- is these guys because we're victims and all the victims of -- to -- we were hanging on to his every word. that was jaorrod clowery, a heroic account of a survivor who had been injured, some lost limbs he was hit tremendously by shrapnel but the stories as we heard him comparing it to the tom brady drive, the staff, the doctors, the nurses, thanking them for everything they did in the chaos. >> and actually while that was going on there was a whom was a victim of the terrorist attacks in a wheelchair who went through
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the makeshift memorial behind us. paid her respects and then wheeled off. just literally hundreds of these victims. more and more of them being discharged from hospitals and wanting to get on with their lives wanting to rebuild their lives as much as we can. it is a testament. we talked about this it is a testament to the unbelievable medical work done by both the first responders here who in their makeshift tent they're there for the marathon at that moment, compromised the biggest emergency room in boston and then the medical staff and all the hospitals around here that with the exception of tamerlan tsarnaev, not one person involved in these terrorist attacks who came to the emergency rooms alive and did not stay alive. all victims were kept alive, amazing display of excellence of preparedness and really -- >> moving quick thinking.
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c score one for the good guys. look at what happened when a on a new orleans sidewalk. this was early saturday morning.
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the would be victim turns the tables, grabs the shotgun and sends the would be robber running in the other direction. police are still looking for the suspect. coming up next a 28 foot long shark spotted on the shores not too far from where i'm standing of rhode island. we'll show you the pictures and tell you why coming up.
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here we go. hour two. thanks for being with me. i'm brooke baldwin live in boston for special coverage of the investigation into the boston marathon attacks. much more on that in a moment. also coming up here the first witness in the michael jackson wrongful death trial takes the stand. we will tell you who was called to testify, and what is being said rightnow.né also huge fallout in the christopher dorner case.
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remember, he's the guy, the ex-police officer who killed four people for revenge, in an angry online manifesto. it was dorner who claimed he was unfairly fired by the l.a. police department. police officers want their cases reviewed now. plus, this -- >> we have come down what was the elevator shaft. we had to be lowered 12 meter. they tell us the tunnel here runs about 300 meters in the direction of the u.s. border. never knew where it would come other side. >> 400 yards and a mere four feet wide. look at this. we're going to take you inside this drug smuggling tunnel just discovered in mexico. but, first, this. he was a box we are dreams of one day representing the united states in the olympics. "entertainment tonight" got its
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hands on this never before seenerlan tsarnaev and john allen, his boxing coach. this video is from a 2009 documentary that was never released. we even hear tamerlan tsarnaev speak. take alisten. >> yes. why not? you know? >> suspected bomber tamerlan tsar of gunfire. and now his boston coach is speaking out. cnn's brian todd is here. you talk to a trainer who knew him. what did he tell you about tamerlan? >> we talked to three other coach who knew tamerlan who saw him fight at the championships in salt lake city in 2009 and who just saw him w fighting with other fighters. and the picture you get, brooke is that he got close to the top. he had the talent to make it to the top. >> he did have the talent. >> he did. agility, a great punch, could move side to side. didn't put it together. one said he didn't take direction very well. another said he didn't have the heart. this is what eddie bishop said the trainer who taught --
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trained a fighter who was in the famed national championship tournament that tamerlan tsarnaev was in in salt lake city in 2009. he observed tamerlan for a week at that tournament. here is eddie bishop. >> flashy guy. he has cowboy boots on leather pants flashy shirt, hat, he was -- he was eccentric. he was a talented fighter. he could punch. he could definitely punch. i notice he was lacking a key element, you know. he lacked heart. you can look at somebody in a ring and say that guy can punch, that guy can move just know the little subtle things, you know, he lacked heart as a fighter. >> so he got to the national championships. didn't win them just lost the bout and some coaches are putting together the reasons why, didn't put it together at the end. the next year he gets disqualified because he's not a u.s. citizen. he thinks that turned him down that dark path.
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we're getting a sense of setbacks in the later years, leading up to the bombings both with boxing, financial setbacks and other things. he was not, you know having a good run of it near the end there. >> so many people here in boston grasping at straws trying to understand why this would have happened, if they're the ones who did do this if convicted. one of the trainers was saying that did change his behavior. >> that's right. john allen said that. there are a lot of other factors too, financial problems in the family, putting together -- they got a lot of welfare snaens.lfare assistance. these are things -- >> his uncle disowning him. >> right. a lot of problems in the family. >> brian todd thank you so much. want you to stay here with cnn for continuing coverage of the boston marathon bom investigations. coming up on "the lead" with jake tapper next hour, jake is talking exclusively with the family of m.i.t. police officer sean collier. police say the tsarnaev brothers shot the officer when he was
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sitting in his patrol car. >> sean was a hero. of course my first re[[action was, i don't want my brother to be a hero. i want my brother to be here. >> much more of jake's interview with the collier family coming up in the 4:00 eastern hour here on cnn. ik michael jackson's deepest, darkest secret. that's what the defense team in this wrongful death trial says it had no choice but to reveal. concert promoters aeg live say they plan to get into some quote/unquote ugly stuff. michael jackson's family is suing aeg live for negligence in his death back in 2009. jackson family lawyers say the concert promoters are, quote, ruthless gu as you can tell things are getting heated in this courtroom here in los angeles as the first witness takes to the stand today. kyung lah has been inside the
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courtroom all day. kyung, in terms of witnesses, who is the first to take the stand? >> reporter: the very first person who was on stand, we understand, still on the witness stand, richard sennef, a chief medic responding to michael jackson's house in june of 2009 when the 911 call came in that he had had a cardiac arrest. we're getting a few more gritty details. he did testify in the cond murray trial, but he went into a little more detail here. he talked about what michael jackson looked like that he looked like a hospice n stage patient, his hands and feet were blue that dr. murray was evasive, wasn't forth coming and that he had said that michael jackson had just had a heart attack and didn't make any something else the juries did see is a picture of michael jackson arrivinghospital. this is a picture we understand that has not been shown to jurors before. so a few more gritty details because this is a civil trial.
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the next person, brooke we're expecting to hear from is police detective, l.a. police detective oliver martinez and he is -- orlando martinez excuse me, a person who diddeath. brooke? >> kyung, what about family members? i know there has been some new information about the jackson siblings that can be in the courtroom at any given time. what do you know about that? >> this is actually an argument brooke, that happened before the testimony began. so what aeg live said is they don't want the jackson siblings inside the courtroom. why? because the siblings are on the potential witness list. aeg live isalling every single one of them potentially except for one. and so what aeg live said is we can't have them sitting in the courtroom for all of katherine jackson, 82 years old, she did say that she needs at least one of her children in the courtroom randy jackson has arrived yesterday. we saw him arriving today as well. she says she needs him for support and the judge at this point is saying that, okay you
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can have one, but you can't have exactly five of these siblings sitting in the courtroom. >> okay. kyung lah in l.a. appreciate it. now, syria, the violence there is reaching deep into the heart of the capital for a second straight day. just as president obama makes a strongest statements yet about the threat posed by that country's chemical weapons. so this huge bomb blast in damascus killed at least 13 people and wounded at least 70 more. the assad regime blames terrorists, rebk-s accuse the government of setting off the blast in hopes of sident obama told reporters today that the possible use of chemical weapons in syria remains a so-called game changer. and the president did not rule out any action in response to this news. >> that would be an escalation
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in our view of the threat to the security of the international community, our allies and the united states, and that means that there is some options we might not otherwise exercise that we would -- that we would strongly consider. >> and -- >> want to talk about syria and the potential u.s. response here as we go forward. fred pleitgen is standing by in damascus and barbara starr at the pentagon. barbara, i want to come to you in a minute. first fred, tell me what you're seeing in the capital city today, and what are conditions like there? >> reporter: hi brooke. i was at that bombing site about 20 minutes after that bombing happened. i can tell you it was a scene of absolute carnage there, there were still wounded beingy angry. a lot of them we have been speaking to said they believe it was the opposition. there is a degree of uncertainty. there had been a lot more
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bombings in recent time and people here are getting very very afraid. they're feeling the civil war come closer and closer to home brooke. >> as they're feeling the war coming closer and closer to home with the possible usage here as chemical weapons what are those in damascus saying? who do they believe is responsible? >> reporter: it is a big unknown. it is really interesting when you speak to people, you hear a lot of people on the face of it tell you they believe their government is not using any chemical weapons. they believe if it is anyone's doing, it is the opposition. but people are not sure. they know that this regime is one -- in and they don't believe a lost thingt of things they see on tv. the chemical weapons debate didn't play much of a role of the discussions here in damascus in syria. and the government-controlled part. but now that's picking up lite of momentum are people are hearing about the international debate and with the u.s. possibly shifting its position, a lostt of people here are afraid
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there could be an outside intervention and escalation would lead to more bloodshed here in the syrian capital, brooke. >> barbara, to you, because we have heard from president obama, he basically said that if there is confirmed usage of chemical weapons, if they're moving chemical weapons, that's crossing the red line. you hear from the president today at the white house daily briefing, he was very careful in his response here. what do you hear there at the pentagon about this? >> well look brooke what we know is the white house is you know not looking for any kind of unilateral u.s. military action in syria. that is not what they want. that said what we have learned is here at the pentagon officials are stepping up the planning for just that. some kind of military option if they have to do it. because of the chemical weapons situation, because it poses such a dire threat to so many people in the region and it basically
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is an international security threat if the chemical weapons are not under anyone's firm control, if they start getting used. so wha hagel has said to his people p up the planning, give me some openings give me something i can take to the president at the white house if it comes to that. so we're at that point, the planning has been stepped up, certainly it is not the route they want to go. they're still hoping for diplomatic pressure toce assad out, but i think everyone has to conclude that doesn't -- hasn't appeared to work in the last two so exploring options at this point in time. barbara starr, thank you. fred pleitgen in syria, my thanks to you both. he went on ag rampage killing four people including two police officers. who could forget christopher dorner, the former l.a. police officer who sparked this massive national manhunt, and his online manifesto, he says he was unfairly fired. now, more fallout.
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i'm brooke baldwin live in boston. but i want to take you to los angeles because dozens of fired police officers there are asking for a review of their dismissals. this comes after that now sort of infamous ex-police officer christopher dorner went on that horrendous rampage in february allegedly seeking revenge for his 2009 firing from the police department. dorner's killing of the daughter of a retired l.a. police captain and her fiancee sparked an unprecedented manhunt. it ended in that dramatic shootout, intense fire in big bear and dorner's death from a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound. now, it is believed that christopher dorner blamed the former l.a. police cap then intain in part for his firing some years ago. now he needs to address concerns over the dismissals and to reassure that this is not a larger problem within the police
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department. joining me to talk about this is joe rubin, did some reporting on that this morning in the "l.a. times." welcome. so i'm clear, these are 40 different former l.a. police officers, they received letters from the department. what did they say? >> just to update the number it is up to about 69 officers now, former officers who were fired by the lapd. the department released new numbers yesterday. in which they said these are napes of fired lapd officers who have been floated by the officers themselves or by third parties who have come forward to say, we think we were fired unfairly, and we want our cases reviewed. this is in response to an offer that chief charlie beck made in the midst of the whole dorner saga where he said dorner is making the allegations about the
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fairness of the discipline process in the lapd, calling it racist and corrupt, i will review the cases of anybody who feels like they were treated unfairly and if we find a problem, we'll address it. >> so just to be clear, joel these now 69 60 something people coming forward, they don't at all commend the violence that was inflicked by christopher dorner but they kind of agree in terms of improper dismissal from this police department correct? >> yeah. that was one of the as if naturingnature ing fascinating elements of this whole dorner incident in which people were saying we don't condone the violence and the murder that dorner inflicted on the department and on other officers and on the region in general, as he went on this rampage but we do feel like and we being a whole segment of the active lapd and those who either retired or were fired, said look we could never
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condone the violence, but the things he was saying about the way the department treats its own has a real element of truth and we agree with that. >> so then how much of the l.a. police department and chief beck doing is pr in the wake of what happened with dorner and how much of it is the police department taking a good long look at itself and these myriad dismissals from the past years? >> that's a great question. i'm not sure you can tease the two apart. so much about the lapd's relationship with the city and the minority community that it has a historically tense relationship with they worked very hard to improve over the years, you know. pr is a big part of the repair and the bridge building that has been going on. so i think chief beck was smart when he saw that dorner's allegations and accusations were
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tapping into a much deeper vein of discontent both for his officers and the public i think he was smart to get out in front of it and say, hey look if anybody says they have a problem we're going to take a look at that. now, as far as the reviews, i think the department says they're going to do a thorough review of any officer who comes forward and presents to them a reason for wanting to have their case looked at and don't forget, they're also doing that for dorner's case as well. they're undertaking what they say is a very thorough re-examination of his discipline case that ended with him being fired. >> well joe rubin, i want to follow up with you and see how the reviews go and if the officers are reinstated here because of what is the catalyst of the incident involving christopher dorner. joel rubin, l.a. times, thank you. amanda knox talking publicly. you know her story. college student in italy, spent four years in prison for murder
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as amanda knox waits to see whether an italian court will succeed in retrying her on murder charges, the 25-year-old remains a free woman. amanda knox is telling her story in a new book and interviews. but will this pr plan work? alina cho has more. >> reporter: in a glossy rollout timed to the release of her new book waiting to be heard, amanda knox is breaking her silence on the pages of "people" magazine and a primetime special on abc. >> i was in the courtroom when
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they were calling me a devil. i mean it is one thing to be called certain things in the media, and it is another thing to be sitting in a courtroom, fighting for your life while people are calling you a devil. for all intents and purposes i was a murderer. whether i was or not. and i had to live with the idea that that would be my life. >> reporter: knox then an american college student in italy spent nearly four years in prison after she and her italian boyfriend were convicted of murdering meredith kercher, knox's then roommate. details emerged of a kinky sex game gone wrong. she was dubbed the femme fatale. this is how she responds to diane sawyer. >> she devil with an angel face. >> i haven't heard those. i mean i've heard the gist of
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them. and they're wrong. >> reporter: in "people," the 25-year-old speaks candidly about life in prison. >> one of the thins that sustained her, she has a family photo album and she is so lonely, she's caressing the pictures. >> reporter: so lonely, she thinks about suicide. >> she talked about, you know would she do it in the shower, there is a window on the shower and it would be fogged up so nobody could see her and she would bleed to death and it would be a peaceful death. >> reporter: then two years after she was convicted, a dramatic turn of events involving bad evidence. knox was set free. and returned home to seattle. >> thank you to everyone who believed in me who has defended me. >> reporter: on why she's talking now, she says i'm not a murderer. but in the latest twist, italy's highest court has ordered a retrial. >> what was your reaction when you heard the supreme court
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decision? >> it was incredibly painful. i felt like after crawling through a field of barbed wire and finally reaching what i thought was the end, it just turned out it was the horizon and i had another field of barbed wire that i had ahead of me to crawl through. >> a horizon, she says. alina cho, you know we know it is highly unlikely she'll be forced to go back to italy, to stand trial. how is she doing as a free woman adjusting to normal life? >> as you can imagine, there is a lighter side of re-entry if you will. she tells "people" magazine when she got back to seattle, she this trouble using her iphone she didn't know what twitter was. she even talked about one night being on the couch and watching david letterman and the top ten list happened to be things that amanda knox will ask when she gets out of prison.
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and one of the questions was who is justin bieber. at that point, she turned to her family and said who is justin bieber. of course all of this is meant to humanize amanda knox, her reputation, of course took a beating with all of this legal wrangling. whether that will actually work is an open question. but it is sure to sell lots and lots of books. this could very well become a best-seller. brooke? >> alina cho, thank you so much. and just in to us here at cnn, investigators have found a fingerprint on the bomb debris from the boston marathon attacks. we have more on that for you in a moment. plus a tragic story out of philadelphia. you have to hear this. the parents of this child refuse to take their sick infant to the doctor. he dies. fast-forward to now. it has happened again to another one of their children. now, the search for answers. tal nutrients as you age? [ male announcer ] that's why there's ocuvite
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c just in to us at cnn, a fingerprint has been found on the boston bomb debris. investigators now trying to find a match for this fingerprint. as well as female dna also found on the remnants of the pressure cooker bomb. cnn has learned out of the 260 people wounded here on boylston
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street, 20 boston bombing victims remain in the hospital. not a single one of them listed in critical condition. how about that? they're all getting better and better. we heard from one of the wounded, he is jarrod clowery as he's recovering. he talked about the moment after the blast when he was approached by two off duty police officers. his friend survived. but they too were injured. he still hasn't walked after the bombing because of the shrapnel in his legs. but his doctors are optimistic. now to an incredibly tragic story out of philadelphia. an 8-month-old baby boy is dead. what might have helped kill him? his parents' faith. the philadelphia inquirer is reporting that investigators believe the parents medley
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neglected their son brandon and that couple according to the paper now, admitted to police that they once again chose prayer over medicine for a dying child. let me repeat that. prayer. and i said once again, because this is the schaeubles' second child to die. the schaeubles were guilty of involuntary manslaughter after they didn't take their sick 2-year-old son kent to a doctor back in 2009. the couple belonged to the first century gospel church which tells its members this let me quote it is a definite sin to trust in medical help and pills, and it is real faith to trust on the name of jesus for healing. joining me now, the inquirer reporter who has been investigating this story, mike newell. also with me criminal defense attorney midwin charles. first to you and kudos on your reporting on this incredibly tragic story out of the philadelphia area but let me just get this straight, when asked why these parents didn't
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take this child, this second child who was ill to the hospital, i want you to tell me exactly what the schaeubles told police. >> well they told them that what their religious beliefs were they have faith in god, that they have to pray to god to heal the child. that it would be against their religious faith and they didn't believe that the child could be healed if they took it to the doctor. only healed in their belief and divine healing. >> so there is a church that basically shuns medicine in favor of prayer and you did an interview with the head of the church, this man by the name of nelson clark, who said this to you and your piece, quote god did not want the schaeuble children to die. instead he said the children died because of some quote/unquote spiritual lack in their lives, a flaw they need to correct to prevent future deaths. i mean read that and i'm thinking, are you serious? what more did this guy say?
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how is this church -- how is that even legal? >> well what they believe is that all illness comes from satan. and that god is a jealous god. so trust in medicine or a doctor is sacrilege. and they feel that there is a spiritual lack that the schaeubles need to come back to god, they need to repent they need to find what this flaw is and that is the only thing not a call it a doctor not a call to 911 if a child is ill, that will prevent further deaths in their family. >> wow. mike i want to come back to you and you're the legal brain in this conversation. when you read mike's reporting, the obvious question is where was the department of child services. we have the first young child that died and now another child and so apparently child services didn't get involved because of some kind of exemption in the law. some sort of religious exemption. explain that to me. >> very good question, brooke. as you know, the government
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cannot interfere in religious beliefs and religious practices. a government has a compelling interest to protect children from bodily harm from injury and, of course from death. but what you're talking about here is this exemption that pennsylvania children services law has where if a family member has a religious belief and failed to provide medical care for that child or get appropriate medical care for that child, they are somehow exempt from a child abuse neglect investigation. not necessarily from criminal prosecution, for other charges, as you know, they were already prosecuted for the death of their first -- of the 2-year-old child for involuntary manslaughter what manslaughter. what i find most interesting about the skeltexemption. >> go ahead. >> this isn't unusual in that it exists in 43 other states. >> 43 other states have this kind of religious exemption and you think there are other children here this couple has, what mike six, seven other
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kids who according to you are now in -- are in foster homes. what happens to the kids where are the parents? >> exactly. and that's what -- >> i'm sorry. >> go ahead, mike. >> they have seven other children right now they are placed in temporary foster homes. they have been to the hospital. the court is mandating they get checkups. they're all labeled as healthy right now. they won't be returned until the criminal charges, whether prosecution -- the district attorney's office decides whether to press charges. so it is going to be a very interesting legal battle as far as what happens to these children and where they wind up. >> choosing prayer over medicine. mike newell we'll be following your reporting with the philadelphia inquirer. i thank you and midwin charles, thank you so so much.
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just come down the elevator shaft. we had to be lowered 12 meters. they tell us the tunnel here runs about 300 meters in the direction of the u.s. border. they never knew where it was going to come up on the other side. >> look at this. 400 yards, four feet wide, though we're taking you inside this elaborate drug smuggling tunnel just discovered there in mexico. maxwell is not. he's on setting up an appointment with an adjuster. ted is now on hold with his insurance company. maxwell is not and just confirmed a 5:30 time for tuesday. ted, is still waiting. yes! maxwell is out and about... with ted's now ex-girlfriend. wheeeee! whoo! later ted! online claims appointments. just a click away on ♪ free-credit-score-dot-com up in it ♪ ♪ haters best get to bloggin' ♪ ♪ so hot right now that our designer ♪ ♪ sunglasses be foggin' ♪ ♪ this crowd is classic ♪ ♪ so we play 'em like rachmaninoff ♪ ♪ just hooked 'em up with score alerts ♪ ♪now we're
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so, listen a lot of people look for love. but you may not think martha stewart is the type to look for love on of all places but this 71-year-old says she is looking for mr. right and this time around why not be adventurous. alison kosik joins me from new york with the details. sometimes you have to go online. i have a good girlfriend who found her husband online. whatever. martha stewart or not. >> reporter: exactly. just because you're a celebrity, doesn't mean it is easy to find love. martha stewart says that many people she knows have had luck meeting people online. just now she wants in on the action. so she had this big interview with matt lauer yesterday on the "today" show and in the interview martha stewart was candid about the characteristics she's looking for in a guy. listen to them. >> youngish. >> youngish meaning --
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>> youngish. >> come on. >> active. >> okay but not an age? >> no. >> okay. >> energetic. >> mm-hmm. >> outdoorsish. >> mm-hmm. >> really smart. >> successful? >> successful is important, i think just for him. >> because it would be hard for him if he were not successful to -- >> right. tallish. >> uh-huh. a lot of issues. so you're actively -- you're actively, you know this is something -- >> i'm always looking. are you kidding? all women are always looking. >> for a relationship? >> yes. i do. >> so stewart has been married. she was married for 26 years. that marriage ended in 1987 and then she had a long-term relationship on and off until a few years ago. and then if you listen to the interview a little more she said great details like she would like to have breakfast with somebody, and she wants to go to sleep with somebody. now, martha is a busy lady so
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online dating may be the thing for her. it cuts out all the work of going on the date and then finding you don't mesh with the person at all. online dating can be helpful with that. i don't know how great it will be, how worthy it will be for her? >> i can't imagine you're some guy, on the website, looking for love and all of a sudden you show up at your coffee date and, hello, it is martha stewart. i wonder if her picture is up there or not. alison kosik, we wish her the best in the quest for love. thank you so much. and it is prom season speaking of you know a little love. but that's not the news here. but it is for one georgia town. we talked about this story on the show. this is the first time students in this particular place attended an integrated prom. it is 2013. we'll hear from students at that historic party next. set begins with a surprise twinge of back pain... and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ ♪
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prices are hot. may 2006 the last time we saw home prices rise like this. from the cnn money newsroom in new york i'm christine romans. this is your money. seven years ago, according to the s&p case schiller numbers prices rose 9.3%. look at some of these markets. san francisco, up almost 19%. las vegas, up 17%. phoenix, 23% gain in home prices from february 2012 to february
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2013. detroit, 15%. atlanta, 16%. if you live in an area like new york that was the weakest gain year over year 1.9%. what is driving this increase? well for most people really low mortgage rates. very low mortgage rates. 30-year fixed rate of 3.4% and 15-year at a new record low, 2.61%. but it is not all people borrowing money for cheap prices. it is also cash buyers and very low inventory. so in some metro areas, you have to pay up to get the house because there aren't a lot of houses out there to buy. now, let's look at where we have come. home prices are nowhere near the record highs. this is the height of the bubble. this is where we are now. when we talk about a recovery in home prices, we're talking about a recovery from these lows where you saw a crash. we saw 28% below the peak of 2007. hold the champagne. we're seeing a slowdown month over month as well. so be a little careful here as we head into the spring about whether this home price recovery lasts.
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woman down. score one for the good guys. one should watch what happened when a gunman tried to rob a man on a new orleans sidewalk early saturday morning. the would-be victim turned the tables grabbed the shotgun and sent the robber running in the opposite direction. police are still looking for the suspect. ♪ everybody say yeah yeah ♪ >> tony award time the 2013 nominations are out and getting kinky this year. kinky boots with a musical score by cindy lauper. grabbed 13 nominations including the big one best musical. also in that category "a christmas story" and "bring it on" and "matilda the musical." actor and actress nominations go to some hollywood stars including tom hanks and cicely tyson. the 16th annual tony awards will be handed out june 9th. on matters of civil rights america's young people still have a knack for leading the
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way. over just this past weekend, high school students in cordele penned a new chapter in history after persuading the local school board to break with tradition they partied down at wilkose county high school for the first ever integrated prom. >> it's about time. it's about time. with the elementary school together and the middle school together they went through high school together and why can't we have our prom together? they came to the board with the idea. we did a resolution saying we agree with it and here we are. >> they realized, okay. even though my parents probably don't stand for this why don't i take a stand for what i believe in? people here are changing. they're really approving the hearts of people and minds are growing and all of us being together is just amazing.
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>> it really meant a lot because i didn't really think it would happen. i thought of previous proms they didn't have integrated so i felt good about it. >> this is really a great feeling to know we're part of history and that my class gets to be the one to make it happen. >> good for those kids. hopefully it's the first of many. it's an amazing glance at how far some are going to smuggle drugs here into the united states. take a look at this. this is an elaborate tunnel just over the california border into mexico. it is nearly four football fields in length. we'll give you this underground tour, next. t. we're americans. we work. we plan. ameriprise advisors can help you like they've helped millions of others. to help you retire your way with confidence. ♪ ♪ that's what ameriprise financial does. that's what they can do with
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and leading companies are interested in our graduates. we'll even help you decorate your new office. ok. let's get to work. "the lead" is with jake tapper is just a couple minutes away but first wanted to show you this. details of a newly discovered drug tunnel. steve atkinson of our affiliate agtv went deep into the tunnel for a first-hand look. >> our story begins here in the old time warehouse district of tijuana. an unsuspecting building just like hundreds of others in the bustling business park but this one held a deep secret for months. a drug tunnel almost four football fields long with sophisticated engineering. an elevator electricity, ventilation. and a rail system. it could have generated millions
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for the cartel building it but it was shut down before it ever reached its destination. the warehouse tunnel was just blocks from the u.s. border. this tijuana reporter shows us just how close. >> reporter: so the wall is right there. >> yeah. the brown one. >> reporter: there is a very good chance they go right up under the wall and reach another warehouse on the u.s. side. >> yeah. >> reporter: inside the warehouse still looks very much like it did the day of the seizure. hundreds of bags filled with dirt from the excavation of the tunnel. near the front of the building down a flight of stairs a small closet. inside was the elevator shaft almost 40 feet deep. we had to be lowered down with a harness because the elevator is now broken. we were told we would have less than 30 minutes with our cameras because of the heat humidity and lack of air. so we've just come down what was the elevator shaft. we had to be lowered about 12 meters. they tell us the tunnel here runs about 300 meters in the
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direction of the u.s. border. they never knew where it was going to come up on the other side. as soon as you get out of the shaft you can feel the humidity. without any type of ventilation, you can't imagine what the workers here were put through filling hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of these bags with this dirt. take it haul it out, start all over again. the tunnel was so new the workers only had time to reinforce the first 15 feet of wall with plywood and 2 x 4s just wide enough for a motorized rail system that would haul the bags of dirt and eventually the drugs through the tunnel. the only light we have is from small flash lights in our camera light. the walls are covered with partially exposed rocks. as we go further, deeper into the tunnel it seems to just get smaller and smaller and hotter. the labor must have been intensive and incredibly claustrophic. the tunnel was unfinished and the military has no idea where the exit was targeted. a total of 17 people were
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arrested that day and the warehouse was shut down. does the president really think this system was working fine before the boston terrorist attacks? i'm jake tapper and this is "the lead." the national lead. the fbi turned up despite talking to him directly. president obama today defended the feds and suggested critics have political motives. his life was the last claimed in a rampage of terror in boston but now the family of slain sitting down with "the lead" for an exclusive talk about the depth of their loss. and the
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