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you can check out his daily briefing at 11:00 on apology accepted. in a drat makic turnaround the obama administration apologizes to shirley sherrod and offers her a new job. she will join us this morning live in the studio. tropical threat. efforts to plug the gulf oil leak are suspended as bp begins to evacuate the area as a potential tropical storm moves towards the gulf. we will have the latest. restraining order. jennifer aniston gets legal help to keep an accused stalker away. but is that enough to keep her safe? and a whale of a tale. a 40-ton whale leaps out of the water and crushes this sailboat. we will talk to the sailors about their harrowing adventure. early this thursday morning,
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july 22nd, 2010. captioning funded by cbs good morning. on this thursday, i'm harry zblith i'm erica hill. good to have you with us this morning. >> have you ever been to the tetons? >> i have not. >> most beautiful stunning piece outside of jackson, wyoming. and if you are a werner like i lived out there for a dozen years, you want to climb those things. what one of the truths of climbing out there is late in the afternoon, you get the thunderstorms almost every day. thunder, lightening here in the tetons. three different climbing groups up above 13,000 feet. >> they were almost there. >> up there. they were way up there. you get up that high, there no place to high. thunder and lightning comes in, lot of people hurt. one person still miss thing morning. the latest that. >> we are going to take a look this morning at that whale.
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pictures are amazing. 40-ton whale crushes a boat. we are going to speak with the couple onboard that boat. i can't imagine what it must be like to see this lurching at you and then, of course, that's the aftereffects. more on that story this morning as well. first, it has been a whirlwind couple of days for shirley sherrod. she was wrongly branded a racist. fired from her job. and then yesterday came the apology from the white house and others. now she says that she has had time to think. jan crawford joins us with the latest. this story will keep you on your toes. >> you know what we saw yesterday, something that hardly ever happens in this town. a flat-out no strings apology. >> without a doubt miss sherrod is owed an apology. >> reporter: that about-face came wednesday afternoon and less than one day after agriculture secretary tom vilsack abreeders cuply fired shirley sherrod. part of the speech last spring to the naacp. but that wasn't the whole speech or the whole story.
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as. >> as it was unfolding, my whole thought was this is so unreal. >> reporter: vilsack apologized to sherrod and offered her another job. >> i express my deep regret. >> reporter: late last night sherrod responded. >> i was satisfied with it. i told him i appreciated the apology. >> reporter: the controversy started three days ago when the clip lit up the internet and cable outlets. in it sherrod reflected on her reluctance 24 years ago to help a poor farmer because he was white. it turns out sherrod didn't say anything racist at all. her comments were taken out of context. >> definitely didn't do the right thing because they didn't look deeper to see what i was trying to say to them. >> reporter: her message in the speech was one of unity and said she was wrong when she was downplayed the farmer's request for help. she ultimately helped him save his farm. sherrod said the administration forced her out because it was scrambling to head off criticism
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from the conservative media. something press secretary robert gibbs acknowledged. >> you live in a culture that things whip around. people want fast responses. we want to give fast responses. >> reporter: the controversy seems to show that on one of the nation's most complex social issues, race, the obama administration reacted impulsively. >> we need to get this out and public discussion. we can't hide from it. and i'm afraid the obama administration more often hides from it than confronts it. >> secretary vilsack said he hoped sherrod would come back to the department and work with them on civil rights issues. erica? >> jan crawford in washington. jan, thanks. joining us from miami this morning, michael eric dyson, the author of more than a dozen of books, upcoming presidential race about president obama and the issue of race. good to have you with us this morning. >> good to be here this morning. >> as we heard yesterday from robert gibbs, people wanted a
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quick response and the administration wanted a fast response. but in going for that fast response it seems due diligence was thrown out the window. why is this happening? seemingly often. >> well, i think -- part of the reason is that we are responding to certain segments. we are not responding with accuracy and speed to certain elements of african-american life. we are not responding to the need of african-american people to see targeted policies towards issues that affect them. we are seeing rather quick responses to the right wing media and unfair pressure on the obama administration, mr. obama himself, from the far right wing which perceives black gain at the expense of white security. and i think the white house, unfortunately, in this period caved in to duress and stress from the right wing which was inaccurate. number one. number two, what's interesting here is that if that same right wing is not trusted in the obama administration for views on its own policies, why would it take the word of that same right wing
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on the practices of somebody in its owned minimum? it is a rather paradoxical situation which the owe obama administration finds it. what this begs for is a clear and direct engagement with race and at the top of mesh political echelon which is at the white house. then we won't have these kind of contested crises that end up doing more harm than good. ultimately here miss sherrod was an example of the very redemptive story line of race that mr. obama could seize upon and then make a valiant and valid point about how we can overcome together when we work past our own prejudices towards a greater end. >> of course, the ultimate irony is her speech was not about necessarily black and white and the struggles there but the struggle between the haves and have nots. it seems there have been several attempts for that to happen. i know that you have been engaged some of the conversations and consulted. why is it still so difficult for people in this country every level to talk openly and
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honestly about race? >> well, because there's so much at stake. first of all, people want to pretend they are they are equal partners in the conversation when that has not been the case. number two, you are right about it has never been about black versus white. martin luther king jr. said it is right versus wrong. about who -- thirdly, it is about the have notes and have nots. important white farmers in need of the help of an african-american woman. miss sherrod about the attitude that may have been present in working class america than her own particular prejudices may have been involved and overcame them together and i think that the difficulty of speaking about race in america is that we don't want to openly and honestly talk about it in a way because then we have to examine our own practices and institutions and then it is not just a matter of these right wing guys over there are horrible. there's liberal racism as well. >> condemned and venture out as well. this is coming from all sides. >> absolutely. >> not just a right-wing or
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left-wing issue. >> no, no. well -- well, we are assuming that the naacp is more progressive and left wing. i'm saying that yes, the naacp acted, i think, dishonorably and said it was snookered. why do we take the word of a right-wing media on the issues and practices of behaviors of the broader mainstream. we have to be careful here. it shows that andrew bright bar and other white wing bloggers have an intense power focused on -- fox news that then forces the mainstream media to pay attention and the white house itself got rope flood this. the question is can it get ahead of the curve and say let's have some interesting, powerful, insightful dialogue. mr. obama wrote a brimmian book on race. now that he's president i think he has been ham strung and i think the american public is skittish. i think mr. obama is disinclined to engage in the racial maelstroms that exist. i think what we need, though, is that for the bully pulpit of the president to be used to
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honorably engage in dialogue and difficult discussion across the board. when we do that, then we have a better chance of being honest and open on all sides to tell the truth about the history of america, checkered history of our racial past, and -- progress that we made and possible bill of moving towards a greater future. >> lesson for everyone on all sides of this debate. there is research we need to do a better job of. professor michael eric dyson. >> the facts are critical. thank you. >> good point. facts are critical. harry, to you. >> never let the facts get in the way after good story. to the gulf oil spill. grueling tropical storm, hundreds of miles away, threatening efforts to plug the leak. cbs news correspondent kelly cobiella in grand isle, louisiana, yet once again with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, harry. drilling on this relief well has now been halted for a time because of the storm brewing out in the caribbean. it is not yet a tropical storm but i could become one in the next couple of days.
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nearly all of the computer models have it headed into the gulf and the direction of those ships working on the well. the work to finally plug bp's blown-out well is now on hold because of this storm. and hundreds of miles from the gulf and yet it could head towards the spill site. ships on the surface need to get out on of the way well ahead of time if we are forced to move off the site because of weather the entire operation will be delayed 14 days. >> reporter: they may have to relieve pressure on the well which means releasing oil the first time in a week before they close it again and leave it unwatched. if the storm becomes a hurricane and passes to the west side of the slick still on the surface, it could drive oil straight to the coast. more than a third of the gulf is still closed to commercial fishing regardless of the weather. the federal government wants to keep gulf seafood from reaching restaurants until they know it is safe. louisiana governor bobby jindal insists that it is. >> we have done hundreds of our
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own tests. now we are calling them in to do their tests so our people can get back out and make a living. >> reporter: it is not that simple. shrimp boat captain guidry never joined bp's spill cleanup a mad a but hundreds of fellow fishermen did. >> i think it is going to be a hard decision. a lot of them make. they are getting a steady paycheck. >> reporter: the fda now says that most of the fish it tested are safe and some of those commercial areas could be reopened by next week. >> wouldn't that be something. kelly cobiella in grand isle, louisiana. taking a look at the economy and big drop on wall street. the dow plummeting yesterday. almost 110 points after fed chief ben bernanke told congress the outlook for the economy was, quote, you unusually certain. joining us now is rebecca jarvis. what was it specifically, not just that comment, more to it, i know, about mr. bernanke's comments that did send the markets tumbling? >> first off the market never
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likes to hear that an official in the government is uncertain about our recovery. on top of that it was a question of jobs. we said that it is somewhat slower now as far as the jobs picture goes than the fed ever expected, our recovery of all of those 8.5 million jobs lost during the recession is slower than we anticipated and that's not a good sign. >> in terps of the recovery the housing market we have seen stalling which you touched on as well. >> reporter: he talked about housing being in a moderate recovery and the issue now facing lawmakers is a question of what to do to get the housing market back on track and to start improving a little bit. right now what we have seen is this stimulus dollars that $8,000 tax credit now it has worn off people aren't buying homes anymore. >> of course, interest rates are the record low level. and bernanke mentioned yesterday that one of the things that could be done would be to keep these interest rates low, yet it is still increasingly difficult for people to get mortgages. is that going to be tackled? >> well, they are hoping that'sing?
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that will eventually be tackled and the federal reserve as well as the government has a couple of things in their arsenal they can do to make that easier. as of now, banks aren't assuming the risk of sending out money to people like you and me or small businesses because it is too risky still in their view and meantime, we are trying to put our money in banks and save and we can't get much for our money in banks as savers because i-rates are so low. if you looked at your savings account recently you are seeing at the very most you can get about a percent of your money by keeping it in the bank. >> unfortunately i have seen those numbers. remember beck rebecca jarvis. >> it just does grow. >> amazing the difference based on a couple of years ago, tint we were getting. >> betty nguyen is at the news desk. a lot more going on out there. >> good morning, harry and erica. good morning to you at home. the search resims at day break for a missing mountain climber in tetons national park. he was you one of 17 climbers caught in a lightening storm
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yesterday. about 13,200 feet. the 16 others were rescued by helicopter. park rangers suspended by ropes were able to reach them. the storm hit around midday and all of the climbers had been injured by lightning strikes. >> run the gamut from burns to neurological injuries to perhaps just numbness from the shock of getting, you know, kind of a subsequent shock from the lightning bolt. >> some climbest were struck three or four times. park officials say the missing climber fell off of a steep cliff. we will con to follow that four. other news, colton harris-moore shall accused barefoot bandit is due in federal court in seattle today. to finally face justice. cbs news national correspondent jeff glor reports. >> reporter: colton harris-moore returned to his home state of washington wednesday. arriving in seattle on a u.s. marshal plane awaiting an appearance today before a federal judge. >> they had to get him back to seattle because that's where the
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criminal charges were coming out of. that will be the first court he starts in but certainly not the last. >> reporter: the 19-year-old was arrested earlier this month in the bahamas. a woke after he allegedly crashed landed a plane stolen from indiana. one of five stolen planes taking some across state lines. a federal offense punishable by up to ten years in prison. the plane, accusation it is latest in a troubled young life. today's "new york times" reports that neighbors suspected harris-moore was stealing pizza, cookies and ice cream from them at an early age. his first arrest at 12 a social worker wrote colton wants mom to stop drinking and smoking, get a job and have food in the house. mom refuses. with so many cases and so many jurisdictions, legal much with aers say that it will not be a simple process. >> they can go after him for some crimes. but they have to sort out which crimes, which crimes do they have the best evidence on, which crimes carry the most penalties,
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which crimes will they have the jury most sympathetic to them and not the celebrity defendant. >> reporter: we could hear some of those answers today. jeff glor, cbs news, new york. we have just released video of a near fatal elephant attack. it happened three weeks ago at a zoo in ohio. a keeper enters the elephant enclosure and startled an adolescent male. the keeper retreats but returns only to be attacked again. the keeper finally escapes with punctured lungs and broken ribs. dave price is off this morning. lonny quinn is joining us this morning. good to see you. >> nice seeing you as well. what do you do when you are in an enclosed spa
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wherever you are in the country, whatever the weather is doing, make eight great day. let's get back to harry and erica. just ahead, the latest on jennifer aniston and her alleged stalker. accused of driving cross-country and hoping to marry her. baby changes for an expected mom. she already had a c section. new guideline. >> moby dick's revenge.
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shirley sherrod will join us live in the studio. i can't help but look at this and say this is political correctness run amuck. >> i'm with on you that one. >> i mean, the fee-jerk reaction to this, both from the naacp, from the agriculture department, from the administration. if there's a teachable moment, maybe that's it. >> there may be several. >> that's my soap box. we'll be right back. ang angst. >> announcer: this portion of "the early show" sponsored by neutrogena. undo a year's worth of skin aging in under four weeks. d not. what i wouldn't do for a do-over. [ female announcer ] new neutrogena® clinical skincare. exclusive ion2 complex
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good morning. it's 7:25. in the headlines, six people were killed when a greyhound bus crashed in fresno. the bus on its way from los angeles to sacramento. it's driver had swerved to avoid an accident already on highway 99 and crashed into another car and a tree. arson investigators had a little work to do at san francisco international airport this morning. they are trying to find out what started a fire that destroyed six cars. it started just after midnight in the long-term parking lot. and bart directors meet at 9:00 this morning to decide what to do with a $4.5 million surplus. they tentatively decided last month on a temporary fare reduction. but a survey of riders found more support for a good cleaning of bart trains and
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stations, and more money in the reserve fund. traffic and weather right after this.
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minute wait to get on the bridge itself. all lanes are open now southbound 880 at stephenson boulevard and fremont but the bad news is it's still really jammed in the area taking a while for traffic to recover slow from at least 238. san mateo bridge a lot of fog there was a car fire reported eastbound 92. looks like that should be cleared. you can see that traffic is moving okay toward hayward. and out to lombard street in san francisco, crews still out there working on repairing a water main break. two lanes are closed on lombard and buchanan until 9:00. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. we have more clouds along the coast even a little drizzle. what about later on today? any sunshine for the coast? no. not so much. more clouds expected. temperatures topping off near 60 degrees. mix of sun and clouds around the bay with the mid-60s and plenty of sunshine inland today with highs just short of 90 degrees. ,,,,,,,,
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nice crowd out there on the plaza for a thursday morning. we'll get out there and meet some of those folks in a little while. >> i'm looking forward to it. i always love the signs. welcome back to "the early show." half past the hour now. you may have seen there's a new video on the internet, on the youtubes. it's an 11-year-old girl. she seems to be swearing. you know, it almost sounds like she's talking to another 11-year-old girl or imagining she's talking to another 11-year-old girl. >> looks like she's reading. >> i think she's talking to herself, watching herself. we're going to take a closer look at the video. she calls herself jessie slaughter. not her real name. a lot of people are questioning, where are her parents? why is she talking like this? i think there's a little more to it than this.
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and the person in the news this morning, shirley sherrod, in our studio, to have a conversation about all that has transpired over the last 48 hours or so. lots to talk about. so glad are you here this morning. we'll get to that in a little bit. and we have an incredible whale of a tale to tell. a 40-ton whale leaps out of the water and comes slamming down on a boat. two people were on board. fortunately, they were not hurt. we're going to hear their story in just a little bit. first, though, jennifer aniston has been granted an order -- a restraining order against an alleged stalker. a man who apparently drove across the country to find her and reportedly will not take his court-ordered antipsychotic medication. hattie kauffman has more. >> reporter: jennifer aniston is in london promoting her new perfume. >> thank you all for coming and showing. >> reporter: she's never met the man who drove across the u.s. allegedly stalking her.
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jason peyton told his parents he's going to marry her. he was arrested in hollywood. he had rubber gloves, duct tape, a camera and a sharp object. >> jennifer aniston said there's been ever-increasing harassment from peyton to her, to where she feels for her personal safety and those around her. >> reporter: celebrity stalkers have creeped into the headlines recently. sandra bullock needed a restraining order twice. olympic gold medalist shawn johnson's stalker was found with duct tape and a gun. how often are these stalkers mentally ill? >> 99% of the time. >> reporter: chinapen believes restraining orders are just part of the answer. >> we're very aggressive. we prevent a situation before it happens. >> reporter: how can you do that? >> by stalking the stalker. >> reporter: in aniston's petition to the erratic, unpred and stalking conduct has continued and escalated.
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he told authorities, quote, jennifer communicated to me mentally. she wants me to be the father of her children. he's been placed on involuntary psychiatric hold by the lapd. hattie kauffman. joining us is rachel solov, deputy district attorney for san diego county. good morning. >> good morning. i read the statistic this morning and it seems extreme to me. is it really possible there are as many as 3 -- more than 3 million people over the age of 18 who are victims of stalking? >> yes, that is the latest statistic that has been researched, that it's 3.4 million adults over the age of 18. quite honestly, i think that's really the tip of the iceberg because it's an old behavior. it's something that's been around for years and years and years. it's only fairly recently become a crime. and so, we're just starting to get the right responses in place
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and people are just starting to report it accurately. so, actually, that number is probably lower than what is really out there. >> wow. is there a common characteristic to the -- you know, if you want to put it in quotation marks -- typical stalker? >> there really is no typical stalker. we have seen stalkers in all shapes and sizes from all different backgrounds and demographics. there's also different dynamics whether you're talking about a celebrity stalker, as in the jennifer aniston case, or if you're talking about a stalker which is more common, which is is someone that knows their stalker, that has come out of a relationship or -- >> rejected suitor stereotype. >> right. if i can't have you, no one else can. >> and in this case, which seems to be the preponderance of ca s cases, the rejected suitor, so, you go to court, so you contact authorities, so you get a restraining order. is it going to work? >> restraining orders are a very controversial topic because the
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bottom line is that a restraining order is not going to stop someone that is truly, truly committed to getting to you. restraining orders are great tools for law enforcement. they help us gauge the risk level because if someone is going to abide by a restraining order, that's great. that's someone who we probably are not that concerned about acting on you violently. restraining orders also tend to make a connection or a bond with -- between the stalker and the victim. because it's a documented piece of paper that now connects these two people and the victim will are to go to court to -- usually to testify against the stalker. and it can also escalate the situation. it can make things a lot worse. it can send the stalker over the edge. >> most important piece of advice, if you think somebody is stalking you, you should do what? >> there's a couple thing. every case is different. most importantly is reach out and get help from law enforcement, from people that know how to assess the
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situation. stop all contact with the stalker. make sure thaw document everything. these cases go on for reall long periods of time, and so it's difficult to document and relay all the information, save all the evidence, all the messages, text mess messages, because that will help us prosecute later. >> rachel solov, thank you for your time this morning. >> you're welcome. let's get to lonnie with another check of the weather. mr. quinn. >> hello, miss erica. what i want to do, start off with a big picture of the united
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everybody, have a great kay. that's the latest weather picture. over to you. just ahead, we'll speak live with shirley sherrod. this is "the early show" on cbs. [ male announcer ] looks clean, doesn't it?
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we want to recap the explosive story we reported earlier in the telecast. a video was shown on conservative blogger, showing shirley sherrod with her reluctance to help a white
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farmer 24 years ago. that video went viral. sherrod was forced to resign and then the entire video surfaced when it became clear her statement taken out of context. secretary vilsack has apologized and offered her another job. >> we had an opportunity to discuss a unique opportunity here at usda that might be of interest to her. >> shirley sherrod joins us live in the studio this morning. good to have you with us. >> thank you. good to be here. >> i'm sure it's been an exhausting few days for you. >> yes, it has. >> there's so much to talk about, how quick everyone was to react to this. the administration, the naacp. you said you weren't given a chance to explain. you were told to pull over on the side of the road, resign on your blackberry. what does that say about the state of thing in this country for them to say so quickly, you're wrong, you're out. >> yes. it tells me we've gotten to the point where we're not interested -- well, i guess i shouldn't say interested in the truth. but we're not willing to take the time to look at all of the
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facts before jumping out there to make decisions. decisions that were so wrong in this -- especially in this case. >> and when you look at your case specifically, you were taken -- things you said were taken, put on a website, edited because someone had a bone to pick. not with you. >> right. >> but with someone else, with something greater. how does that make you feel as a person? >> you know, it does not feel good that someone was just willing to -- you know, as much as -- i can't even think of his name -- >> andrew breitbart. >> yes. as much as he's is saying it was about the naacp, he had to know that it was about me. he was willing to destroy me to get to what he thought -- to try to destroy the naacp. i don't see how he could connect the two because the naacp didn't make those statements. i made the statements. i told the story.
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i was using my life to really help people see how i changed. and in doing that -- and i have every -- you know, if you hear my story, you know i have every reason to think differently. but in telling my story, how i moved to a place where i could work with anyone, it helps others to see that they can do the same. >> it seems to be the ultimate irony that your story, which was about understanding, it's not about black and white or different races, but it's a struggle for the haves and are notes. the ultimate irony that that story was used, in fact, to hopefully portray the exact opposite. >> right. that's why he had to know what he was doing. i think he -- i'm certain he didn't think the other side of the story would come out, but he knew he was misrepresenting the facts. >> has he apologized to you. >> no, he hasn't. >> do you expect an apology? >> no, i don't. you know, i don't know him, never heard of him before this happened. but from what i think he is, i
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don't think i would ever receive an apology. >> would you consider legal action against him? >> yes. >> and is that something you're actively talking about or -- >> i haven't talked about it actively, but i would definitely consider it. >> you've also been ofd a job, a new job, not your old position, back with the agriculture department. i know you still need time to look at the offer but essentially dealing with civil rights issues. >> right. >> is that something you'd like to be involved in? >> that's something i've been involved in since 1965. it's not something new to me. maybe it's something new to the department, but definitely not something new to me. i would not like to be the one person that this country is looking at to solve all of the problems of discrimination within the department of agriculture. they have been going on for years in terms of black farmers and now hispanic farmers, native american farmers, women farmers. there are many, many, many
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layers of issues there. and i don't know that the department is ready to deal with them. >> which is sort of a sad statement to say they may not be ready to deal with them. do you think the government, perhaps the american people, are ready to deal with issues like this, the quick reaction, the knee-jerk reaction because someone is so afraid of any perceived bias or any perceived racism? >> you know, i would hope that by -- you know, having gone through this, these last few days, it would help this country -- people in this country to really look at what we're doing. you know, let's step back and see if we can have a new start. you know, if my sufficieering o the last few days can help move that forward, hey, i'm willing to be the fall guy for that. >> that's quite a fall, but you're rising up from it. we do appreciate you taking the time to join us this morning. shirley sherrod, thanks. >> thank you. >> this is "the early show" on cbs. stay with us.
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from the look of our sensors on highway 42 won't be an easy ride from antioch to pittsburg. there was a crash at bailey road that's now clear but as you can see, traffic is slow from a street and continues towards highway 242. the golden gate bridge looks good. we got a word of a stall on southbound 101 but not much of a delay because traffic is so light. but much better news. lombard street is once again re-opened at buchanan. they were able to repair that water main break they were working on. at the bay bridge, backed up to almost the 880 overcrossing after they cleared a stall on the incline. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. so here we go this morning, round 2. cloudy skies, plenty of clouds out there again along the embarcadero and the financial district. looking out toward coit tower, conditions later on, seven-day forecast lower 60s at the coast, mix of sun and clouds around the bay and the upper 80s inland with plenty of
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♪ great enthusiastic crowd on the plaza this morning, right? a lot of people here from all over the place, including texas and louisiana. there's even somebody here from new york city. >> stop. boy, they really came a long way for us. we owe them a big thank-you. >> i know, it is exciting, isn't it? all right. welcome back to the "early show," everybody. i'm harry smith along with erica hill. coming up, it's truly a whale of a tale. you've seen this picture. it's been out for about a day or so now. this is a 40-ton whale, literally comes right out of the
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water and lands on top of this sailboat. >> incredible. >> the two people on board have quite a story to tell, and we're going to hear from them in just a couple of minutes. >> it almost looks photo-shopped. it's not. >> it's really. also, big changes for pregnant women. if you had a c-section, you've always been told if you had a c-section, you're going to have another one, even if you wanted to try a v-back and not have a c-section. now, there are guidelines that say you can try, in fact, to have a baby the old-fashioned way and it may actually be a good option. we have an ob/gyn with all the details on that. >> that is one of the stories we're covering this morning. also, shock and anger over this 11-year-old girl's rants on youtube. she swears a lot, she lashes out at her critics. her father defends her. it's kind of a train wreck on tape. and we're going to talk about that with one of our pals who is a child psychologist. we're going to get to all that in just a moment. first, though, we want to check in with betty nguyen at the news
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desk with a look at the headlines ahead this morning. hi, betty. >> good morning, erica and harry. good morning to you at home. who says things don't move fast in washington? a day after being fired by the government for racist remarks, shirley sherrod has been offered a new job and a whole bunch of apologies. cbs news legal correspondent jan crawford is in washington with the latest on this fast-moving story. good morning, jan. >> reporter: good morning, betty. it was one of those things you hardly ever see in this town, a flat-out, no-strings apology. the administration did a 180-degree turn wednesday afternoon, less than one day after agriculture secretary tom vilsack abruptly fired shirley sherrod for the speech she gave last spring to the naacp. now, in that speech, sherrod was seen reflecting on her reluctance 24 years ago to help a poor farmer because he was white. that part of her speech, just that little part, lit up the internet and conservative media, and sherrod was immediately branded a racist. but that wasn't the whole speech. sherrod's remarks were taken completely out of context.
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she didn't say anything racist at all. in fact, her message in this speech was one of unity. she realized she was wrong, she said, when she downplayed the farmer's request for help, and she ultimately helped him save his farm. now, wednesday afternoon, vilsack said he deeply regretted his decision, that he should have gotten his facts together first. he offered her another job at the usda. and in the last half hour on the "early show," sherrod talked to erica hill. >> it would help this country to really -- people in this country -- to really look at what we're doing, you know. let's step back and see if we can have a new start. you know, if my suffering over these last few days can help move that forward, hey, i'm willing to be the fall guy for that. >> reporter: and that was a point that civil rights leaders also were making. maybe all of this will spark a calmer discussion on race. betty? >> if nothing else, just a discussion as well.
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cbs' jan crawford in washington, thank you for that. well, the search resumes this morning for a mountain climber missing in wyoming following an intense lightning storm. the storms struck yesterday afternoon in grand teton national park. 16 other climbers were rescued, all of them trapped above 13,200 feet. they suffered lightning burns and shock. some hit three or four times. park officials say the missing climber fell off the cliff. there's been a deadly bus crash in california's central valley. six people were killed and at least 34 others injured when a greyhound bus swerved to avoid the wreckage of another accident. the bus was headed from los angeles to sacramento. officials say the driver had worked for the company since 1978. we'll continue to follow this story for you. today, the house is expected to pass a bill that will resume benefits to the long-term unemployed. president obama said he'll sign the measure as soon as it's passed. the senate passed the bill yesterday after a month-long stalemate. 2.5 million people who have been
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out of work for six months or more are affected by this. some can expect retroactive payments as early as next week. in new hampshire, it wasn't exactly "jaws," but a scary sea create your sent beach-goers running. it was a big jellyfish, a 50-pounder, in fact, found floating near the beach yesterday. the jellyfish was dead, but its long, stinging tentacles remained potent. more than 100 people were stung and 7, mostly children, were hospitalized. and talk about a kodak moment. a couple was sailing off the coast of south africa when a whale suddenly leaped out of the water and a nearby photographer snapped some amazing pictures. cbs news correspondent mark phillips has the story. >> reporter: it's the time of year for whale watching off the coast of south africa, and what better way to do it than from your own boat? that's what ralph thought. >> it's such a loud sound when you hear those whales flapping their tails, that we were attracted by the sound.
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>> reporter: and the whale was attracted to the boat, too attracted. sailors on a neighboring boat took these shots. >> i just saw this thing come up, and apparently, i said, "oh [ bleep ]," you know. that's what she told me. i don't remember. and i just saw this huge thing coming out of the water, and the mast crashed everything around. i duck ed. the dog house was completely collapsed with the solar panel in the water and the mast missed me by a few inches. >> just see the mast coming, and obviously, you duck. >> reporter: the boat was a mess but still floating. >> and then my first thought was let's start the engine and get out there in case it was attacking us. and yeah, she went down and started the engine and -- >> we were not taking any water in. >> reporter: the southern right whales migrate from the waters around antarctica to the tip of south africa every year to breed and feed. ralph and paloma were just whale watchers who happened to be in the way. >> it was a juvenile, and maybe it was just frolicking, it was having fun, and we just happened
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to be in its collision path. >> in its path. >> as it was going up and down and having fun. >> reporter: sometimes, people and whales can have too much fun. mark phillips, cbs news, london. >> is there such thing as too much fun? i don't know. let's check in with lonnie quinn outside as he looks at the weather. you're having a lot of fun out there, lonnie. >> how can i not? check out this crowd i've got out here! i'll tell you, i just love chaek out and reading out the signs. this one's colorful. you guys love cbs. we've got, oh, a free wheezie. i didn't even know george jefferson had her in prison. and you are just a smalltown girl from ach. what is a krncach? >> three small towns. >> what's your name? >> my name's
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explain. this is your speciality, so this is right in your wheelhouse. what are the new guidelines? what stood out to me is this could be good not just for women who have had one c-section, but even two. >> exactly, erica, and this is, in fact, front-page news, these new guidelines expand the pool of women who should be counseled and considered for what's called a trial of labor. and when you're talking about a third of women delivering via c-section, we're talking about over a million women and their families who are impacted on this news. so, basically, these new guidelines include those women who should be considered for a trial of labor, which is, in fact, most women with previous c-sections, including those with two previous c-sections, those carrying twins. in the past, we didn't really consider that entity as a possible candidate. and most interestingly for me, a woman with an unknown scar on her uterus. now, most women will say, well, i have a bikini cut. that's the scar you have on your skin. >> right. >> inside on the uterus, the scar can be up and down, it could be sideways. and in the past, if we didn't
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know what type of scar was on a woman's uterus, that woman was not considered a candidate for a v-back. now she's in the pool. >> now she's in the pool. so, what are some of the benefits to, in fact, having a "natural childbirth" after a c-section? >> listen, there are a lot of them and we always need to consider risks versus benefits. when you talk about the benefits of a successful trial of labor or v-back, what we're talking about here is obviously the possibility of avoiding major surgery. a c-section is a major operation, and obviously, that can be avoided. lower rates of blood loss, hemorrhage, infection. you lose about a liter of blood in an average c-section, so this is significant. >> wow. >> obviously, shorter, quicker recovery for the mom. and really improved impacts on future maternal health. women who want to have a lot of babies, really, they want to minimize the number of c-sections. so, this is very significant for them. >> there is also talk that there could be a benefit to the baby just from coming through the birth canal. there's a reason it's set up that way, if it can work. >> exactly. a c-section is not completely risk-free for the baby. most moms think they're taking the risk on themselves, and most
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moms are ready and able to do that, but it's not zero risk for the baby. >> we should point out, too, a vbac is never going to be zero risk, either. >> right. >> there are major concerns. what are the things we need to weigh? >> listen, the good news is about 60% to 80% of women can successfully vbac. however, there are real risks, and the biggest risk we talk about with an unsuccessful trial of labor, erica, is what we call a uterine rupture. it's a low risk. it doesn't happen often, in about 100 to 200 cases, but if it happens, make no mistake, it can be catastrophic for the mother and the baby with hemorrhage, blood loss, hysterecto hysterectomy, worst-case scenario, a dead baby. it's not something to be taken lightly. >> not to be taken lightly. so if you're going in there and you want to discuss this with your doctor, that you may be a candidate for vbac, what are the questions you ask? >> first of all, you want to say, do you think i'm a good candidate? then you want to do due diligence about the hospital in which you plan to deliver, because a lot of issues are liability issues.
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you want to ask if there's 24-hour anesthesia, if there's an ability to do a stat or emergency c-section. you need an operating room available and ask about the pediatrics and neonatal facilities at the hospital. get all your ducks in order. hope for the best and plan for the worst. >> great to have you with us again, jen. so good especially on this topic because you know it so well. ahead, a little girl's foul-mouth rants on youtube. a lot of people asking now where are her parents? we'll check in with our resident child psychologist, just ahead. this is the "early show" on cbs. >> announcer: "cbs healthwatch" >> announcer: "cbs health watch" sponsored by neutrogena clinical skin care. undo a year's worth of skin aging in four weeks. and you want to do the same for your laughable, lovable dog. [ barks ] that's why purina fit & trim is specially formulated... with high-quality protein, including delicious real chicken, to help him maintain lean muscle and a healthy weight,
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i love your work. the internet is all abuzz over an 11-year-old girl's foul-mouth rants. reaction has come fast and furious. ranging from shock to concern. look for yourself.
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>> send me messages, but you know what, i don't give a [ bleep ]. i'm happy with my life, okay? if you can't, like, realize that and stop hating, you know what, i'll pop a glc in your mouth. >> that's so crazy. joining us is "early show" contributor and child psychologist jennifer hartstein. >> good morning. >> hello. you've seen this tape now a couple times and you see it again and it still takes your breath away. >> it does. i'm rarely speechless and this one i sat and shook my head and just wondered who was guiding this young woman. it's really scary. >> later on, the parents come into the tape and what have you. but just as you're looking at this, as you see it, say it's not her. we don't want you to diagnose her. >> sure. >> on television, but as you see this girl, what are the -- what are your immediate thoughts from the standpoint of either pathology or what's missing or what she really needs?
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what is she trying to do? >> what's her motivation, is the question i keep going to? is she looking for friendship? is she looking for a group to belong to? is she looking for a sense of camaraderie and connection? it's really hard to know. but there's something she's looking for. she's reaching out to make these connections with people, replying to their comments, having these conversations. at 11 she's seeing the power of the internet but not the full scope of how far it can go. >> there's a desperation in this, right? >> absolutely. this real sense of -- there's another video where the desperation is so real because these people she thought were maybe friends or she was connected to really start to bully her and go after her and beat her up. she really loses control when that happens. >> so, here's, you know, what we assume is when a parent is in the background. >> she's very upset. >> she's very upset. did you not think at some point this would be the result? >> right. clearly, her parents are not aware of what's happening.
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i did read an interview with the mom who said she thought she was video chatting with her friends and making videos for "america's got talent" but never went in and checked what her 11-year-old was doing online. request questioned whether her own daughter's authenticity. clearly, they're her daughter. >> at the same time, looking at this video this morning, it almost -- it seemed inauthentic to me. was this really her voice? it almost looks -- is she looking into the monitor? is she reading some of this stuff? it doesn't seem like whatever is coming out of her mouth is really coming out of the soul of an 1 1-year-old. >> there are moments in this video, if you see the whole thing, where she's purely 11, talks about her mannerisms. so i think it is really her. she's dressing up and believing the dress-up. it's like she wants to be the princess and is the princess. she wants to be older than she is.
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>> and somehow being the character she's portraying in this. wow. >> and not seeing the consequences of her actions to open the door. >> there's something overwhelmingly sad about this. >> it's very sad that an 11-year-old needs to go to this length to feel connected to somebody. we have to worry about that for her in the long term. >> at the same time, its one more cautionary tale about what our children are doing, especially when on the internet. and then clearly the consequences that come as a result of that. >> absolutely. it's what we talk about all the time. >> dr. jennifer hartstein, thank you so much. still ahead, butts are big this summer. we mean that in a good way. we'll show you how to get the best possible gluteus maximu. i came up ,,, with this mobile art gallery
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[ male announcer ] it's simple, love your heart so you can do what you love. what do you love? see how cheerios can help you do it. arson investigators are working at san francisco internati :25. in the headlines, arson investigators were busy this morning at san francisco international airport. they are trying to find what started a fire that destroyed six cars. that fire started just after midnight in the long-term parking lot. six people killed this morning when a greyhound bus crashed in fresno. the bus was on its way from los angeles to sacramento. the driver swerved to avoid an accident on highway 99 and then crashed into another car and a tree. bart directors meet at 9:00 this morning to decide what to do with a $4.5 million surplus. they tenth till decided last month on a -- tentatively decided last month on a temporary fare reduction but a recent survey of riders found more support for a good cleaning of bart trains and stations and more money in the
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good morning. there was an accident just reported in san francisco, northbound 101 on the approach to silver avenue. three to four cars were involved in this crash. traffic is just starting to slow. several lanes may be blocked. at the bay bridge, you know, it looks okay. getting better. this is a good sized backup compared to what we have seen in the past few days. it's inching towards the first overcrossing, so maybe 10
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minutes to get on the bridge. westbound 4 not good. at bailey road there was an accident and there is still activity there on the shoulder. so all lanes are open. but traffic was temporarily stopped so they could clear the accident scene. so it's backed up in stretches from about hillcrest. some members of the kcbs phone force are reporting up to half hour delays. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. so our forecast for this morning, yeah, i found some sunshine. but i had to go way up to mount vaca to find it! that's what we have this morning. sunny skies there, plenty of sunshine expected inland today, with highs in the upper 80s. the closer you get to the bay, you'll see more clouds. and the closer you get to the coastline, fog and drizzle. temperatures 60s at the coast an bay, upper 80s inland. pretty similar conditions on tap for friday and saturday. even sunday. and then below average temperatures back in the forecast for next monday and tuesday. ,,,,,,,,
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puerto rico on the plaza this morning. welcome back to the "early show." there's a sweet little face right there. welcome back to the "early show," everyone. a little energy. harry's going to get lessons on proper sign-holding skills. >> now f you can't hold your sign properly, we're going to ask you to put them down, please. all right, very good. >> there will be a tutorial later on. >> bianca, you heard the name bianca. at the end of that big game, landon donovan, he does this shout out to bianca, right? well, bianca kajlich on "rules of engagement," she's her with her brother, a double amputee
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about an amazing summer camp they'll both be at later on this summer where amputees from all over the country, kids come and learn how to deal with their disability. >> it's so great to have someone who can use their star power to help people in this situation. >> agreed. >> a great story there. also coming up this morning, we're getting straight to the bottom line for you. we're talking about the trend towards a bigger booty. some of us have been part of that trend -- >> even if we didn't want to be. >> celebrity trainer seven boggs is here to turn buns into buns of steal. if you read "the wall street journal," on the f
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what do you think, was that enough air time for you? yes, what she said. harry, over to you. >> thanks, lonnie snee we all know bianca kajlich for her starring role in the hit show "rules of engagement" but she has another passion that's helping kids who have lost a limb. in 2003 her brother andre was hit by a train and had both legs amputat amputated. this weekend they're heading to ohio to work at a camp for kids living with limb loss. bianca and andre are with us this morning. good morning. >> morning. >> what a good, good thing. you're accident, prague, the subway. how did you end up being run over by a train? >> the details of that we don't know. as far as i know, it was the story of waking up three weeks later in the hospital and
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learning this, as i slowly came to. >> wow, wow. >> you found out about this over long distance. and your family is in shock. landon helped out and helped get your father to czechoslovakia. the reality then sets in afterwards. and as a family, how did you come to grips with this? >> well, i think it was -- it was a big testament to the unity of our family and how certainly our love and also our humor helped us to get through it. i mean, andre really set the precedent because when he woke up out of the coma, his -- i remember one of the first things he said was, well, i lived with a perfect body for almost 25 years. now i have to deal with this. and we move forward. >> perfect, the exact words i used were perfect. >> yeah. when you get ready to go to a camp like this and you meet kids who are going through what you've endured, what's the most important message you're going to have for them?
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>> i think my message to them will be just present my experience and just going on with life, i think, finding out what's important and the things, especially growing up as kids, that they really shouldn't worry about as kids anyways are extra important for them to realize. but i think just to interact, discover there's a lot of other kids in the country like them. >> i have to believe that's significant. because if you're living in a situation like this, you're thinking, why am i the one? why is it that i've been picked to end up, you know, in a situation like this? if you can meet other kids, you can realize, especially in this day and age, you can develop your own internet network or whatever. >> yeah. >> in your experience this way, what do you hope to bring when you go to the camp? >> well, i think a really great aspect of the camp is the fact that these kids are flown there.
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their camp expenses are taken care of, which is largely helped by donation. and for some of these kids, the first time they get to be around other amputees. and so we're actually going to start the first drama department at the camp. >> ah. >> which i feel is my personal, you know, gift to help out. you know, i think that there's such a great thing about acting, is that you get to be in your body and you get to imagine different characters, be different thing. that will be so fun to share with them. >> that sounds so great. i have a couple personal questions. so, we're talking about the world cup. there's landon. he comes on, hi, bianca, gives you the shout out. what is the status of your relationship? how is that? >> good question. the status of our relationship -- >> because you went to the espys together, right? >> yes, yes. >> landon is certainly one of
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the most important people in my life. and i mean, it was -- he helped my family so much through this experience and we are still married. we are separated. we care about each other a lot. what the future brings, who knows. but, you know, i think it's really hard for people to understand or realize that you can still be friends, that these type of situations don't have to be negative. and, you know what, we're in a great place in our lives right now. i have my serious and i'm filming a movie and he's just come off this great thing with the world cup. >> how cool was it for you guys to see how well he played and how well you guys did during the world cup? >> it was very exciting. >> very, very cool, right? how proud were you? >> very proud. he's worked really hard. and, you know, that's the thing most people don't see, is the leadup. i mean, he's been doing these kind of acts and goals and, you know, the team has been succeeding for a while. the fact that people are getting to recognize that is really great. >> we'll see you this fall in "rules of engagement."
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season five already? >> yeah. >> isn't that great? good luck at the camp. appreciate it. you can catch "rules of engagement" monday night at 7 8:30/7:30 central. >> it is the hottest part of the summer, the backside and we're putting it front and center this morning. >> reporter: it goes by many nicknames and has been photographed many times but not until the hit song has there been so much praise for the backside. >> the new part of the body is behind you. over your shoulder it's the big butt. summer's hottest accessory. >> reporter: it's a trend perhaps made most famous by a few cheeky celebrities. >> celebrities that have the best backside right now, i would have to say, jessica alba, b be yan say, kim kardashian.
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she gives people permission to have a full womanly body with kufb. >> it makes her money. >> my jiggle is out for the world to see. >> reporter: kardashian's bottom line is reportedly worth $5.5 million. >> it's not good for us tall, slim, less curvaceous girls. it throws us in our face what we're missing. >> reporter: sara jamison is one of thousands working for a better backside. she goes to an exercise class inspired by brazil. >> it's the most important part of the body to work out. >> reporter: one our a day, four times a week she sweats it out for buns of steel. >> i have a little more work to do to get literally perfect but i think i look great. >> reporter: but if you don't feel like sweating, you can buy a little enhancement. in the past year women spent over $848 million in shapeware,
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including booty-boosting items. whether you hit the gym and earn it or hit the stores and buy it, one thing for sure, butts are in this summer. the bigger the better. we know they're in. personal train and bally spokesperson seven boggs is here to show us how to boost our booty. it's on the front page of the wall street journal talking about one of the products here, not the exercise products, but some of these products we saw in the piece that can really boost your booty. so, we have the inserts here. there are lotions, creams. do these really work for you to get that butt? >> i'm glad you touched base on that. it depends on what you use. injections work temporarily. creams don't work at all. of course, this works if you need immediate emergency help. at the end of the day it's going to be what you look like under your clothes. everyone wants a beautiful derriere. nicole richie was tweeting about her wanting a pair of this.
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it's a popular trend. if you want to fill up the jeans for that night, great to go with the underwear. >> if you want it to last -- >> you have to do good old-fashioned exercise. >> so, as we move over to our exercise area. >> this is the key. main thing is what are you going to look like once those clothes come off, put on your swimsuit or in your underwear? what does the booty look like unerneath it all. that's where this goes out the window and good, old-fashioned exercise -- >> you don't want a big, flabby booty. you want a toned booty. >> plump and tight. >> it's easy to do. my pmom swears by this. give it a squeeze when you're walking the dog. >> you can hold it for up to 15, 20 seconds. contracting the muscle and releasing and contracting it again. >> standing at line in the grocery store, at your desk. >> no one knows you're doing it. of course, there are work outs as well. >> these are all quick fixes.
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>> kick to the back, kick to the side. >> if you want to do something a little more hard core, you want to boost that butt -- >> at the end of the day, us trainer live and die by these exercises. the first is a dead lift. this is the most popular thing with all the trainer. clients hate it because it causes a lot of pain. >> but it works. >> works very effectively. the key to the exercise is keeping a good arch on your lower back. stick your booty out. take a good arch and take it as low as you can. >> you want to feel it in the back of your legs and butt. >> on your hamstrings and butt. the next way is put your feet close together. even though it looks like the same exact exercise you're targeting a different part of your gluteal muscles. they are doing a simplified version with the bar and the ladies behind me are doing more weight resistance. >> we see all options there. we have dumbbells, a yoga mat, soup cans. how much weight and how many?
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>> 15 to 20 repetitions and you can use any weight, a gallon of water or one of your own body without any weights at all. the next exercise, very effective, body builders, we all know this is the most effective exercise of all to really lift and build that booty. we'll do a basic squat. i'll do the advanced version of the squat. i'm going to use ilgt weight. we'll come down -- >> my feet are weight. hip width apart. >> or slidely wider. you can take it in closer, too. >> where am i getting the maximum benefit, closer or further apart? >> when doing the squat take it down as low as you possibly can, watching your posture. the girls behind are doing sit and stand. if you can't take it deep enough, these girls have their marks. the girl in the middle has a little thing. it's basically to show -- >> that's how far i have to go? >> the deeper you go, the more the booty is working. >> these are 15 to 20 reps at a time? >> and three to four sets at
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least. >> lots of good stuff. great to have you with us, seven. thank you. >> thank you so much. >> harry, you ready? squats over there? >> all of this stuff you're doing over there, we're just going to completely -- it's going to be for naught. "top chef" made had him famous and his culinary cooking has kept him in the spotlight. shout out for spike mendelsohn with the soon to open, and i love the name "we the pizza." eels also written "the good stuff cookbook" and here to show us some of his favorite recipes. spike mendelsohn, good morning. >> thank you. how's it going? >> it's going really good. i like your food, dude. >> you do? >> yeah. >> ready to make some with me? >> yeah. what do you have going? >> we have the mac and cheese, one of my favorite recipes in the cookbook. it's simple. we'll start making a sauce, just
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a little butter, white flour. >> white sauce. >> yeah. >> add some cheese. >> watch it melt. >> and i always add a little spice to it. spicy guy? >> yeah. >> we'll add cayenne in there. a little more. >> why not? >> dash of pepper. >> regular old pepper? >> regular old pepper. mix that around and get that stirring. that's melling the keys a little bit. we'll add -- this is nice parmesan cheese. >> pour that in there? >> first, we'll add all the herbs. a little parsley, a little thyme, oregano and rosemary. just mix that all around. add the bacon. i'm going to mix the cheese right here. >> i'm liking this. i'm liking this a lot. >> do you make mac and cheese at the house? >> yeah, with about four or five different kinds of cheese. it takes all day. >> maybe have you a recipe for me. >> come on over. >> this is all melted.
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we'll pour it over -- >> yeah. >> right on the top. just going to mix that all around. >> cool, harry. >> you're sous cheffing today, right? >> that's on my resume, bro. you got the bacon working in there. look at it. >> we can mix the rest of it in there. look at that. look at that goodness. >> that's goes in there. if we threw that in the oven and -- >> it would come out -- >> -- looking like that. >> yeah. >> you know what, we'll give you a little taste of this, right? >> i'm just going to go in. >> i don't have to be shy. this is so good. >> the face value. crispy, a lot of texture, cheesy. >> that works. >> it's good? >> that works. >> this is one of the exotic burgers in the cookbook, the blazing barn, one at good stuff eatery. i picked this up in vietnam. so, we got nicely seared beef seasoned with salt and pepper.
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then we take the burgers, and you are to toast your buns. >> toast your buns? >> always toast your buns. >> that's what we were trying to do in the earlier segment. >> add the beef to the bun. take pickles and put it right on top. while you're doing that i'm going to make this spicy mayonnaise. we have mayonnaise, ciracha sauce. >> everybody has to have that. >> the new ketchup. a little trick, add a little condensed milk to add that out. mix that up. >> mellow. >> mellow, round out those flaifz. then just top it off like that. and it's the blazing barn burger. >> that's pretty good looking thing right there. we like that. when's the pizza place open? >> this monday. i'm really, really excited about it. we're doing homemade sodas, home mate gelato, italian subs, and
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pizza from scratch. we're bringing a little new york love to the d.c. area. dough, toss it like it. >> can you toss pizza in. >> of course i can. >> let's check that out. ya! all right! so, if this job doesn't work out you can come to we love the pizza. >> i may hold you to that. we'll add a little tomato sauce, layer it in the middle, and twist it -- show me your pizza skills. >> this is like the really fresh -- the mozzarella and tomato. shredded mozzarella -- >> because worry running out of time. >> mozzarella, roasted tomatoes, looks like this and it's perfect. >> then take a bite. >> we go to we the pizza starting monday in washington, d.c. spike mendelsohn, thank you so much. for these and all the recipes go to our website
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we want to say congratulations to julie. julie and some other -- sara gilbert. >> holly robinson pete. >> sharon osbourne and other folks are going to start this talk show on cbs this fall. >> a bunch of mommys. i love that. >> it's untitled right for you. do you have any idea -- moms speak? >> we've bep thinking about that. >> lonmy night have some ideas. >> mom speak. >> mom speak? >> i don't think that's going to go too far, quite frankly. >> how about, because i said so? >> oh, that is good. >> that's really good. >> julie, let me know what you
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think about that. very excited for you. congratulations. very excited for you. congratulations. your local news is next.,,,, "meg whitman says she'll run california like her company..." seen this attack on meg whitman? who are these people? they're the unions and special interests behind jerry brown.
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they want jerry brown because, he won't "rock the boat," in sacramento. he'll be the same as he ever was. high taxes. lost jobs. big pensions for state employees. the special interests have chosen their governor. how about you?
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headlines... six people were killed this morning when a greyhound bus crashed in fresno. the bus wa los angeles good morning. six people were killed when a greyhound bus crashed in fresno. it was on its way from los angeles to sacramento. the driver swerved to avoid an accident and crashed into another car and a tree. arson investigators working at san francisco international airport this morning are trying to find what started a fire that destroyed six cars. it started just after midnight in long-term parking lot s10. sacramento police searching for two ampled men who stole $100,000 from a state fair. it happened at 10:00 last night in an office used by a catering company. stay with us. we'll look at traffic and weather in the bay area coming
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good morning. 880 traffic has been bad all morning. we have an earlier crash infree mob. we're seeing a lot of slow speeds. it's just stop and go all the way into newark. the bay bridge is looking up. not so much traffic here anymore. just a few days in the cash lanes. backups have improved quite a bit. there was a stall on the lower
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deck. traffic is just beginning to jam up. westbound highway 4 we're seeing some improvement here. it was back up off the bridge. not the case anymore. just a little sluggish, but top speeds once you hit pittsburgh. that's your traffic. let's get check of your forecast. still looking at plenty of clouds out there. even some drizzle this morning. we're going to keep both of those in the forecast well into the afternoon. speakingover the afternoon, let's look at your highs. plenty of sunshine. 87 degrees today. mid-60s around the bay with more sunshine expected with the lower 60s on the coastline. because of the clouds, we have delays around 1 hour. friday, saturday, and sunday no major changes with the temperatures. just slightly warmer. you can see mondays, tuesday, and wednesday below average temperatures moving back into the forecast. that fog is hanging in there
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