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hope you are having a great time with your family. it is almost 5:00 a.m. on the east coast. you are watching "fox & friends first" on this thursday morning. i am ainsley earhardt. >> i am heather childers. thank you for stating your day with us. we always appreciate it. enrollment numbers are out and we know how many people signed up for obamacare. >> it is way worse than anticipated. 26,794 have signed up in the federal exchanges and 79,391 enrolled in state exchanges. that brings the whopping total of enrollees to 106,185. >> and number falling way short of the administration's goal. elizabeth prann is live for us in washington with what is up next. li elizabeth, what are they going to do. >> you talked about that goal. federal officials wanted 7 million to buy health insurance. they got less than two percent of that included in the overall figure of more than 106,000
people on the exchanges. that doesn clue buyers who selected a plan but haven't yet paid yet. delaware north dakota and alaska they signed up less than 100 people in each state. after a house oversight committee hearing we have heard from darrel issa he reflected on the rollout. >> this is one of the greatest management breakdowns one could find. we had in front of us the chief information acted technology people working for the president on this signature project and to a person they would not take any responsibility. >> now if you compare the enrollment numbers to the staggering 5 million who have lost their insurance since the rollout. in response the department of health and human services compared this to the state marketplace rollout in massachusetts. we also heard the white house comparing it to that state as well. they did lower expectations yesterday. >> no one will be satisfied with
the numbers, because they will be low what we sought prior to the launch. >> looking forward senate democrats will meet with administration officials today while house lawmakers are looking to vote on a bill tomorrow allowing insurance companies the option of continuing existing plans for a year. we will see. heather, ainsley, back to you guys. >> elizabeth prann reporting live for us. thank you. >> senator cruz plans to repeal obamacare. when asked his plan here's what he had to say. >> in the coming weeks i intend to layout a plan to repeal obamacare all together and at the same time expand options for the 5 million plus people who have lost their health insurance and 300 million people to expand their options to have affordable personal affordable healthcare.
>> he calls it heartbreaking so many americans are being hurt by the healthcare law and said congress really needs to step in. >> new polls, new fox polls revealing troubling numbers about obamacare and how the president has handled the disastrous rollout. when asked if they thought the president lied about keeping their healthcare plans 50 percent say they thought the president knowingly lied to the american public while 40 percent said that they think he did not know. when asked if they believed the obamacare web site would be fixed by november 30th, '31 percent said they believed it would be fixed but 69 percent said no. >> four marines are dead after an incident at camp pendleton. the marines were clearing a firing range of exploded ordinance when this all happened. they said the cause of the accident is now under investigation. the names of those killed will be released of course after the family members are notified.
it is pretty sad. it hurts. i mean, shoot. just hurts a lot. >> camp pendleton released a statement saying we offer our heartfelt prayers for the families of the marines lost in the tragic accident. we want to provide support for the families. a mortar explosion killed 7 marines during a live training exercise in nevada. >> police are hunting for a possible serial bomber after an ied explodes at a county prosecutor's office in oregon. the bomb blew out windows and ignited a small fire. no one is hurt and no one is exclaiming responsibility. they are investigating a link between the office bombing and two other similar incidents at a nearby town. the police department released
this sketch of a person suspected of being in the vicinity of the bombings. he is said to be 55 years old or about that age. they are offering 10,000 reward for information. a 16-year-old student is expected in court today accused of a school shooting. police say 16-year-old aj will l willet junior shot people outside of a high school. it was for being beaten during a drug related robbery inside the school last month. the three students who are shot are expected to be okay. willet is being charged as an adult. convicted boston gangster whitey bull gbolger displayed n emotion. they convicted him on 31 racketeering charges on a string of murders between 1970 and 1980. prosecutors are asking for two
consecutive life sentences plus five years for whitey bulger. two americans were severely injured in it the fighting on september 11th, 2012. their life threatening injuries were sustained after mortars struck the cia annex rooftops they were defending at the time. little is known about those who survived the attack. a congressional panel says they will find out what happened in closed sessions with contractors on the day tomorrow. four ambassadors including chris stevens were killed in the attack. >> this brings us to the "look who is talking." today ses rand paul. he explains ril hillary clinton should be disqualified for being president because of the benghazi terror attack. >> the one thing people want from a commander-in-chief is someone who would defend the country. if you are not going to send reinforcements, you are not going to provide adequate
security for our troops or for our ambassador, i think it really does preclude you from consideration. there is this bar you have to achiever. if you want to be commander-in-chief for the country you are to defend the largest freest country in the world you have to be willing to put reinforcements and put securities in place. i don't think there is an excuse. when you get to the 3:00 a.m. moment. remember the 3:00 a.m. moment you want someone who would defend sole dodiers. >> clinton is to receive the american patriot those men and women with extraordinary caliber whose nations advanced global security. dramatic new video showing the strength of the devastating typhoon as it hits the philippines. you can see the powerful wind and rain swirling from every direction. overnight much needed relief arrived two u.s. nave reships sailed in to help hundreds of
thousands who have gone without food and clean water for nearly a he can wouldn't. the city worst hit by the storm has also begun burying its dead in mass graves. officials there put the latest t death toll at 2300 people. >> in washington they are calling out higher ups for not locking down the u.s. capital after the navy yard shooting in september. it is a response to internal sri r review of the police response that day. the statement says the report shows a lack of accountability on the part of capital police. the navy yard shooting once the deadliest attack since the fort hood shooting in 2009. the world loves talking about pope francis so much so that he is the most talked about name on the internet this year. he beat out kate middleton and edward snowden in popularity. he was so popular his twitter
handle alone was the fourth most used word. >> time for your first degree weather lart. >> you may not need the umbrella when you head for home. >> early this morning it is another cold one. these are some of the current windchill temperatures as we head out the door. widespread 20's and 30's. the cold spot is detroit. currently 19 degrees for the windchill. that's what it feels like when you head out the door that's across portions of the great lakes and new england. maine as always very cold. feels like 13 degrees as you head out the door. the high pressure system is exiting the east coast and the jet stream will be lifting allowing warmer air to return across parts of the eastern half of the country. temperatures are going to be above average as we head into this weekend.
one of those places new york city. by sunday the high 59. in rally, north carolina the high temperature coming up on sunday expected to reach 70 degrees. much warmer. we have been quiet across the country in terms of precipitation. just a couple of showers early this morning in parts of south dakota. but a brand new storm system will be arriving into parts of the west. if you live across the rockies live in washington around the cascades you are going to notice significant snowfall coming up this weekend. heather and ainsley good news for the snow, but i think we are going to notice it more in the early morning hours in terms of a warm-up. >> we are awake in it the early morning hours. thank you very much maria. check back with you later. >> the chairman of the federal reserve janet yellen will face a field of questions on how she will handle the federal stimulus. her answer could impact the market. lauren simonetti has more on this news and other top business stories this morning.
hi, lauren. >> hi ainsley. good morning everybody. federal reserve chair nominee janet yellen seeks the world stage today. but she isn't expected to rock the boat. her confirmation hearings before the senate expected at 10:00 a.m. eastern time. investors want to know the one thing yellen isn't expected to say. that is when the fed will scale back the stimulus for the economy. she did say this in prepared remarks. will a strong recovery will enable the fed to reduce the monetary accommodation. i believe supporting the recovery today is returning to a more normal approach to monetary policy. that policy has boosted the s&p to 34 record this year. the latest was yesterday. if you are a verizon wireless customer you can't get on the web as fast as you could. the cfo says the carrier's network quality has been compromised in big cities like new york, chicago and san francisco because of heavy 4 g traffic and some cell users are
seeing their 4 g bump down to 3 g. if you are one of them there is not much you can do. will verizon says a fix is coming next year. finally used car prices hitting four-year lows as more people buy used cars. it is down 5 percent since 2009. the good news is analysts expect them to go even lower. back to you, ainsley and heather. it is 12 minutes after the top of the hour. school refusing to make the pledge of allegiance mandatory for high schoolers. the battle is far from over or is vowing president fight to the finish. >> david beckham going down to his skin bees again. a story you don't want to miss. ♪
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what went wrong. >> they are lucky to be alive. the workers were burned after a mechanical failure caused a hot metal spill. one employee was injured two minor injuries. it is a string of problems for tesla. three vans caught on fire last month. a firefighter is battling an apartment fire in arizona when the balcony falls apart. the railing behind him gives way. luckily his boots hapg on to the ledge he's able to hang there as the rest of the crew gets a ladder and pull him to safety. >> a 7-year-old missouri girl saves her family from a raging house fire. she went down the stairs she alerted her sleeping family.
>> i could see the rail and i hold on to the handle while i was going down the steps. >> really scary. i am thankful my daughter got out. she is my hero because she saved our lives. >> everyone made it out safely with just the clothes on their back. >> it takes just seconds but apparently that is too long. a south caulk school distri-- s dakota school district says they don't have time to say the pledge of leagallegiance. cause can controversy for our vets. >> there's a battle brewing over this very question. should high school students say the pledge of allegiance before class? according to the school district no. they voted down a proposal that would require the teenagers to recite the pledge every day. the reason, board members decided there's not enough time
during the day to say it. >> we felt we ant wanted to make it clear at the high school level we do not -- there's not always an opportunity to have the pledge of allegiance spoken every day. >> i think that sound bite was about 10 seconds. that did not sit well with the dozens of veterans who have been pushing for public schools to include the patriotic tradition. >> in front of the school board we had a wounded veteran. it took him longer to get up and get his crutches than to walk out of the room than it would have taken the students to say the pledge of allegiance. they decided they didn't have enough time in their day to do it he gave almost all he had for our country. but our school district skoo give 10 seconds. >> they will not give up their fight ainsley.
the district could review the policy in the future. >> that leads us to today's question of the day. should the high school make time in the day to reteet the pledge of allegiance? send us your comments to facebook, twitter and e-mail we will read them later in the show. 19 after the top of the hour. coming up a lost bambi makes a daring dangerous break for it and ends up in class. >> it was cold in the northeast last night. it was not in new york city. victoria secret angels strutting their stuff at the fashion show. [ female announcer ] arms were made for hugging.
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♪ >> times square for you this morning. look at all of those lights. such a fun city to live in. i hope you can come visit if you haven't ever been here. good morning to you. in the news caught on camera a deer wanted to go to school so much so he broke through the window of a computer lab ran around and broke through a different window. he even ran full speed at a set of doors but didn't make it inside. school officials say this isn't the first time. >> this is the third one we have had for some reason it comes this time of the year i guess they need a good education. that's why they are coming here. >> even though the deer ran around inside that computer lab, he didn't break anything apparently. >> that's good. >> you see strange things on public transportation.
but this may be at the top of the list. a woman brought a 2 foot long alligator on a chicago train but security footage shows when she left o'hare she no longer had the gator with her. they found it under an escalator at the airport near baggage claim. >> alligator by lower terminal escalators. >> did you think, did i hear that right? >> absolutely. >> if caught she could face a fine of up to 1,000 dollars. >> this morning we have a sneak peak off the victoria secret fashion show runway. check out the picture of angel candice. she strutted her stuff down the catwalk in the 10 million -- yes that's right $10 million fantasy bra encrusted with diamonds rubies and yellow sapphires. adriana is the model looking
very angelic. one of the performers taylor swift. she is seen here walking down the runway with lilly aldridge. the show will hair on tv next month. >> here is something you want to see to heat up your holiday season. david beckham releasing the new adds from the h & m body wear. he strips down to only boxer briefs. in other he models tight white boxer briefs and a tight white shirt. he covers up in this last one in long johns and a matching top. >> the time now is 26 after the top of the hour. coming up the government shut down. it closed the grand canyon, but the state found a way to open it up. now arizona is looking for pay back. >> it sounds like a question from the cold war, who is tougher vladimir putin or chuck
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skies. >> some say he is a toughest guy in the world. but it turns out there's someone tougher? this match up sounds like it's from the cold war. >> "fox & friends first" starts right now. that brings back memories. ♪ >> i am healtheder childers. >> i am ainsley earhardt. 31 minutes after the top of the hour. it has been a month and a half since the launch of healthcare.gov the official numbers on enrollment are finally being released.
>> they are worse than even predicted. 26,794 have signed up in the federal exchanges and 79,391 enrolled in the state exchanges. do the math that brings the whopping total of enrollees to 106,185. >> the numbers falling far short of the administration's goals. doug luzader is live with the latest. >> they were expecting 500,000 or so in the first month. the whitous did tits best to tap down expectations. far more americans have lost their health insurance as a result of obamacare than gained it. this is going to ramp up pressure on the president in a big way as the white house struggles to stave off democratic defection. nervous members of congress who already fear voter backlash may be able to join republicans in an effort including one this week to change the law and prevent some of these mass
cancellations. >> i would not want to be in the democrat's position and vote against that. all you are doing is reaffirming the promise the president made. if there weren't millions of people affected by this i almost feel sorry for the white house about how terrible this has been rolled out how much this law is billed to fail. >> it came as the administration's chief technology officer could not give assurances it would be operational even by the self-imposed deadline. >> is the end of the month realistic? >> the toeam is working hard to hit that goal. >> to me as a former web developer that's when i was telling clients when we missed a deadline we are working real hard to meet it. >> democrats will meet with white house officials today to build pressure on the administration to come up with some kind of a plan deal with the policy.
they are reluck dant to do anything that requires going through congress. >> thank you, doug. new fox news polls reveal the american public does not feel competent with obamacare. the poll has thas the obamacare administration been honest with the healthcare law. 55 percent say the administration has tried to deceive. 38 percent say they have been honest. we asked how they feel will healthcare in the future. 63 percent say they are worried. 27 percent feel reassured and 6 percent feel the same. a significant jump from july of 2012. >> not only has the obamacare web site roll out been a mess it has been attacked. there have been approximately 16 cyber attacks on healthcare.gov on the web site this according to homeland security department official. none of these attacks have been successful. obama administration off fifsh slals ha slals -- officials denied there
have been any security issues. >> four marines are dead at camp pendleton. they were clearing a firing range of unexploded ordinance when it happened. the cause of the accident is under investigation. the names of those kills will be released after the families are notified. >> it is pretty sad. one less p.m. we have in the fleet. it hurts. shoot. it hurts a lot. >> camp pendleton released this statement saying quote we offer our heartfelt prayers and condolences to the families of the marines lost today in the tragic accident. our first priority is to provide the family with the support they need during this difficult time. now the deaths come about eight months after a mortar explosion killed 7 marines during a live fire training exercise in nevada. >> dramatic new video showing the strength of the devastating typhoon as it is hitting the philippines. you can see the powerful winds
and rain swirling from every direction basically. david piper has been following the story since the beginning. he joins us live from bangkok, thailand. david, what is the latest on all of these relief efforts? >> there were considerable quantities of aid arriving. some of the worst affected areas of the fiphilippines. the relief operation had a major boost with the arrival of some u.s. ships with the help of the u.s. marines on the ground they have managed to get operational around the clock. the local air, the town was decimated by a storm surge caused by typhoon hiaiyan flattening many of the buildings a weeks ago. the official death toll stands over 2,300. lawlessness has been breaking out over the area over the past few days as people become increasingly desperate for food and water. some teams have been forced to pull out of the area
temporarily. the area is still not secure and filipino troops control the town and there is a night when curfew enforced. two u.s. navy destroyed in the disaster zone. the carrier uss george washington are expected to arrive off the coast tonight. the helicopters on board the washington which will be crucial getting those supplies out to those outlying areas that haven't been found yet and found out what has happened to the people there. back to you, ainsley. >> devastating to watch. glad the marines are there helping out. david piper live for us in thailand. >> the hunt is fon for a dangerous convict who vanished from a chicago courtroom. torres walked right out of the courthouse. he was allowed to say good-bye to family after his bond was revoked. but authorities lost track of him. several arizona lawmakers including senator john mccain are calling on the national park service director to refund money
paid by the state to reopen the grand canyon national park during the government shut down. the state spent 465,000 dollars to keep the park open in a letter written to the director lawmakers say the shut down caused unnecessary hardship to the state. arizona was refunded since the last government shut down in 1995. the story you have been waiting on. is vladmir putin really tougher than this guy? m >> okay. so people joke that chuck norris is so tough he can light a fire by rubbing two ice cubes together. apparently that is just not tough enough to beat vladimir putin. the russian president was awarded the highest rank in taiwan go a 9th degree black belt. norris is 8. putin doesn't practice tae kwan
do. he is a judo expert. when handed the belt he admitted he didn't think he had earned it. >> come on. chuck norris all of the way. >> now to another tough one. time for your first degree weather update. maria molina could take either one of them. >> you need to take your gear this morning but you don't need it on the way home? >> we are going to see a little bit of a warm-up in several days. i don't think you will notice it in terms of the high temperatures it will be a little above average. during the morning hours or as you head out to dinner you will be feeling much better. it is really the overnight temperatures that are going to be mild. early this morning so cold out there. here's a look at the current oned chil-- chinnewindchills ou. in detroit feels like 19, 13 in ca caribou maine. the high pressure system will be
moving out and behind it we will see warmer temperatures across portions of the east. enjoy it. coming up this weekend it will feel much nicer. in terms of precipitation it has been very quiet across the entire country. a new storm arrives from the west with rains snow and also strong winds through the weekend. head over to you. >> thank you, maria. >> 20 minutes to the top of the hour. the tsa giving almost a billion of your tax dollars to protect the airport stay in the skies, why can that might have been one big waste. >> they are the most popular family in america. one church cancelling a duck dynasty appearance. wait until you hear why. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] united is rolling out global, satellite-fed wi-fi
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train. the store will be on the move next week literally. the train car has a standing bar lounge area and can serve up to 50 customers. don't look for the starbucks train to pull into the united states any time soon. the coffee store says this is just a test. >> the pink star a flawless diamond sold for 83 million at an auction in geneva. the oval shaped diamond mounted on a ring weighs 59.6 carats and is unique. there is no stone of that size or that color known according to sotheby's. it has been renamed "the pink dream. >> the orange diamond yesterday the pink one today. >> tsa program implemented to screen for suspicious behavior. it cost taxpayers a big bundle. nobody knows if it works.
diane macedo joins us to explain. >> a new report from the government accountability office says the screening of passengers by observation tech key has no better chance of stopping security threats even though it has made 1 billion over the past six years. they consider them to be suspicious people and talk to them to see whether or not they pose a threat. they reported some of the behavior indicators used were subjective. steve lowers who directed the investigation says tsa has yet to demonstrate the effectiveness of the program despite spending 900 million on it since 2007. according to the report the tsa has indicated it needs more time to determine if the program is effective. but in the meantime the program is being viewed as a key layer of aviation security. both republicans and democrats on the house homeland security says the report raises concerns
about the program. they consider this fine at a subcommittee hearing on thursday. >> diane macedo thank you for joining us this morning. >> it is now 15 minutes to the top of the hour. frightening moments when a teenager swallows her retainer. >> i was sleeping i felt a pain in my neck. it was scary. >> i am sure. but that92yfl retainer ended up saving her life. we will explain. >> a truck bursts in a tunnel. the driver should have paid attention to the height restriction.
friends" be ten minutes from now, a couple of gonzaga university students will be telling us about their story where they have been placed on probation for using a gun to ward off a robber. they had a permit for the gun but it was in off-campus housing. what's the problem? wait till you hear. john stossel is going to be joining us. also bob massi, fox news legal analyst. and senator mark begich on the democrat side but will probably vote with the republicans, all to get start the ten minutes from now. >> we're looking forward to it. as steve just said, ten minutes till the top of the hour. a retainer is credited with saving a pennsylvania girl's life. alison mcgee ended up in the hospital after she swallowed part of her
retainer but what the doctors found in her x-rays was far more serious. she was 13 when she was diagnosed with an advanced form of pediatric cancer and it had spread to her lymph nodes. >> we are 99% sure this is cancer. >> scary. >> had it not been caught it could have spread to her lungs. alisyn endured a series of surgeries. she is now 15 and in remission. could the duck dynasty family be too liberal? a christian organization seems to think so. family ministries, a bible driven organization, canceled an appearance for willie robinson because of wine. the robinson family announced hast week they're going to start producing wine and family ministries says this goes against their core values. the family has not responded. >> and the release of the 50 shades of grey movie
will now debut on valentine's day weekend 2015 instead of next august. producers did not want to compete with audiences for other summer block busters. for the first time we're seeing photos of leading actors in character. the latest issue of entertainment weekly has it. >> in 2005, billy crystal's autobiographical production 700 sundays became a broadway sensation and now it is returning to the great white way for a limited time engagement. the show premiered last night and a bevy of stars came to support the legendary actor and comedian. let's step into the fox light with michael tammero to find out more about it. hey, michael. you saw it on tuesday? >> i saw the previews. it is fantastic.
hash tag billy is back in 700 sundays, 700 being the number of sundays he spent with his father before he suddenly passed away suffering a heart attack while bowling. it chronicles his life growing up on long beach, long island. his father owned a record store and he grew up around all these jazz greats, billie holliday, duke ellington. he realized it's 50 years his father passed away and realized it is a good time to bring the show back one more time and say goodbye to his dad. there is a moment when he realized what he wanted to do in his life and we asked the stars last night if they had that moment and this is what they had to say. >> yes, i did. when i realized that i wanted to write. i'm an author now but i was in college when i realized
i wanted to do that. >> i did but the yankees would not have me. >> there was a moment when i said i'll try comedy or i don't know what else i'll do with my life. >> billy realized he wanted to either play for the yankees or make people hrafr. >> is it a monolog? >> it is a one man monolog. you laugh, cry. it has everything for everybody. it is at the imperial theater now until january 5. limited run. the tickets are going like hot cakes. >> i'm going to put it on my list because of you. >> you can catch me inthefoxlight.com. as always you can find me on twitter at? >> foxlight michael. >> there you go. just posted something. tweet him about his hair. >> it's a little high. >> it's getting higher and higher. i like it, michael. >> it's the long island in me coming out. >> we told you about the
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it is about three minutes till the top of the hour. before you leave the house here's what's happening for you today. authorities in oregon are hunting for a possible serial bomber after an i.e.d. explodes at a county prosecutors office. two similar devices were found in a nearby town over the past few months. it is sentencing day for convicted boston gangster whitey bulger. he was convicted on 31 racketeering charges. pope francis, the most talked about name on the internet this year, he is the head of kate middleton and edward snowden. >> now it's time for the
good, the bad, and the ugly. first the good. passengers managed to stop a run away train. the driver stepping off the train to fix a door and forgot to put the brakes on. riders rushed to controls and hit the emergency brakes. >> a man arrested in florida for impersonating a police officer all so he could get discounts on doughnuts. police say he flashed his dead father's police badge and a gun. >> a truck bearing a loose trailer smashes into the roof of this tunnel in australia causing massive damage. the driver lost control when he bent down to pick up his glasses. >> time for your brew on this question of the day responses. >> earlier in the show we were telling you about a school district in south dakota that decided its high schoolers don't have time to say the pledge of allegiance. >> we asked you should the school make time in the day for the high schoolers to recite the pledge? tb runner tweeted i don't think the majority of kids today don't see the importance of our veterans. wonder if there is an app for that.
just sad. p smith tweeted always make time for the pledge of allegiance to show respect for those who fight for our freedom and pride in the usa. >> it doesn't take that long. show a little pride. >> "fox & friends" starts right now. bye. good morning. it's thursday, november 14. i'm elisabeth hasselbeck. it's official. the obamacare enrollment numbers are out and they are not good. now some democrats are running away from it. but didn't they vote for it in the first place? >> yes, they did. then, did the president lie to you when he sold americans obamacare? a new poll with numbers out show that the country is talking about that this morning. >> and i bet you didn't -- you don't see this as your high school's half time show. the pint-sized drum major taking the field and the internet by