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remember, the next local update is 7:26. have a great day and terrific thanksgiving. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org in the west. it is wednesday, november 27, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." if you're flying east for the holiday, brace for snow and rain. we're tracking severe weather including a possible tornado. >> the supreme court decides to hear a challenge to obama care. jenn craw ford with the fight over religious freedom. >> the truth about your thanksgiving dinner. dr. davis look at myths and realities of everything on your plate. >> we begin with your world in 90 seconds. >> hopefully we'll get out. >> delayed, delayed, delayed. >> a monster storm causes a travel nightmare. >> rain, snow, ice, causing a
holiday mess in so much of the country. >> from the words of one meteorologist, timing could not be worse. >> a possible tornado tore through north carolina. >> breaking news out of ohio, a train derailment leads to a chemical spill. >> another house of horrors, this in tucson, arizona. three young sisters who have been held captive by their mother and stepfather. they had not taken a bath in six months. >> they had not seen each other in two years. after americans blew two bombers through china's self declared air zone without permission and did it on purpose. >> some shoppers pitched tents for black friday days ago. >> i'm sure people come by like these people are crazy. >> seized homes, grenades and
guns. >> the company is ordered to partially shut down after people are getting sick. >> face to face with rock royalty joining taylor swift and john bon jovi. >> he made it. no way jose. >> all that matters. >> high winds threatening to ground the giant balloons to fly in the macy's day a paparade. >> here's a solid black friday tip. find out who's spend a week in line and go shopping at their house.
welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off. jeff is here. >> good morning. good to be here. >> great to have you here. as you wake up in west millions of travelers face a rough go on thanksgiving eve. a storm that caused problems all week across the country is taking one more shot at the east coast. heavy rain falling throughout the northeast. an apparent tornado hit a long t the coast. >> near a foot could come down near lake ontario and like eerie. we are in new castle pennsylvania outside pittsburgh where the snow is piling up. >> reporter: good morning norah and jeff. about six to eight inches of snow fell here since yesterday. about an hour north of pittsburgh in new castle, pa an area hit harder from the storm. we're expecting more today with
the winter storm area in effect in western pa. all week it's been terrible. snow started falling monday changing to ra ask yesterday. slippery roads could be a problem today. further north in western new york, forecasters predict snowfall totals could reach double digits. a strong system blanketed buffalo overnight. flights were already cancelled. a winter storm warning is in effect with snow showers throughout the region on thanksgiving. things should be clear by the weekend. >> heather, thanks. in new york city it's been pouring all night. for anyone who has to catch a flight today, you can see the sky is filling up with thousands of fliers.
more than 3700 are traveling across north america this morning. terrell brown is at new york's laguardia airport this morning. >> reporter: jeff, norah, good many to you. a lot of folks headed to the airport this morning. as you mentioned the busiest travel day of the year. one of the things they may run into is not so much flight cancellations but delays. that was the problem yesterday, 5500 across the country. when they come to the airport, they'll have company in the security lines. 2.4 million people are expected to go through the check point on a normal wednesday. 1.8 million is the number. portland and all airports not looking bad in terms of flight delays. concern over the course of the day today is that the weather in the northeast may cause a ripple effect and affect fliers out there.
the wind is the big concern. we talked about this storm in terms of snow and rain. the national weather service extending wind advisories up and down the east coast with potential 60 miles per hour wind gusts. back to you. >> terrell brown, laguardia. most travelers the will get afterno around by car. 95 is one of the country's busiest highways. we are in washington with jeff. >> reporter: good morning. about 6 million people are expected to travel out west in the next five days. it should be easier going when you compare what's going here out east where there's a mix of winter weather coating the roads. it's happening the worst possible time. from the northeast to parts of the south, travellers are going
through heavy rain, wind, snow. for travelers hitting the roads over the next several day, aaa says 90% of those, 39 million people are expected to hit the roads over the next five days. the majority of people will be on the move today. this is expected to be the single busiest day of travel with 37% of travelers leaving on trips. aaa says people hitting the roads take it slow with rain and fog in the area. >> jeff, thank you. more in north carolina. a state of emergency this morning. an apparent tornado hit the area last night just south of the cape, the hospital, community college was damaged. wbz is tracking the storm as it moves northeast. eric, what does this mean for us? >> norah and jeff, it's a big mess no doubt about it.
tracking rain up and down the coast. snow in atlanta, georgia this morning. all the way down to the south. up in new york city and boston, laguardia, up you to two hours in philly. not what you like to see when you wake up the day before thanksgiving. tracking the heavy rain, 8:00 a.m. heaviest around boston lingering into the midday hours. once we move to afternoon, most the rain will be across eastern new england. still around 95 corridor later this evening tracking showers. by tonight we try out. philly, boston, hartford, connecticut, new york, new york will be the delays as we head through wednesday on the big travel day. tomorrow just the wind and cold. winter returning all you across the northeast for thanksgiving day this year. norah, jeff, back to you. >> that's good news. thank you. this morning white house
officials hear new users will crash the website this weekend. the administration was promised the website would be fixed this weekend. the health care law faces another challenge. the supreme court is agreeing to take up two cases involving companies refusing contraception based on religious belief. >> good morning to you and those in the west. for months, the supreme court has been trying to defend and get the administration up and running. now another battle in the supreme court that could scale back what he was trying to accomplish with that law in the first place. >> it's the next fight over the health care reform law. can the federal government force business owners to provide insurance coverage that violates their religious believes. >> that's plain and simple.
>> president of a family owned manufacturing business says no. he's looking to the supreme court to rule that employers who oppose abortion shouldn't have to offer insurance for all contraceptives like the morning after pill. >> what's never been required of businesses in the history of our country is a strong infringement upon our ability to live our faith. >> it was just over a year ago the supreme court nearly upheld a provision at heart of the law. the requirement that all americans buy insurance or pay a penalty. now the court will take up a more emotional challenge. it's been brewing across the country as dozens of employers identified lawsuits objecting to the birth control requirement in obama care as violating religious freedom. women's rights groups say it's about pe equality and reproductive freedom. if you allow employers to refuse to cover things they don'tlike,
that would open the door to almost anything. diana of colorado says four profit corporations don't have religious rights. the law exempts religious groups and organizations from the same requirements, but businesses are different. >> these are for profit organizations. they should have to give health insurance for health employee's health care concerns not the employer's judgment. >> they're going to provide birth control pills but those those contraceptives like the morning after pill. all this comes as many americans are feeling forced into this law. now religious employers say the law is forcing them to violate their deeply held believes. jeff and norah. >> thank you. police in moscow say a road found homemade bombs and other
weapons inside the apartment. officers i did taned more than a dozen members of the illegal islamist organization. the winter olympics in sochi starts in three months. the people belong to a militant group that was banned months ago. house prices rose in the fastest rate in more than seven years. there are signs the market may be cooling. jill is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> what does this report tell us? >> home prices are up 13.3% from a year ago. that's a big, big jump. when we look into the internals of reports, house prices back to 2004 level, that's good. we were back in 2000s for a while. prices are 20% below the peak. we have a long way to go nationally to get the prices back up. >> why up so fast?
>> in the last year, something interesting happened. number one, there was not that much inventory, not that many homes for sale. when you don't have that much inventory and people are buying, pushes prices up. a lot of people pulled money together and said let me gobble up houses, that's a good deal. that has pushed prices way faster than experts expected. >> do you expect them to continue to rise? >> absolutely not. they're going to rise but at a slower pace. that's good news. when you have huge price increases it pushes out first time home buyers. we want the base to be 7-9%. that would be great. double digit price increases is not a healthy market. >> nevada up 25%, california 22%. those are some areas that were hardest hit. >> that's exactly right. we look at areas and say these are huge increases that's great. it's great from the bottom.
they're still well below their peak prices. peak prices were phony right. a long way to go. even if you look at cities. san francisco up by 53% from the bottom. detroit though not so much. it's up because a lot of speculators went in to buy property. rates were low, went back up a bit and where do we go next? four and a quarter for a 30 year fixed rate. you will see mortgage rates creep up. these are still low rates historically speaking. don't freak out. >> it's still a great time to buy a house. >> and in some markets a good time to sell a house. price yourself accordingly. run your numbers. do not buy unless you understand the impact on your own financial situation. >> jill, thank you. happy thanksgiving to you. >> happy thanksgiving.
pope francis is laying out priority this is morning. the first non european pope in a thousand years wants big changes in the catholic church. allen is in rome. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. an 85 page document essentially his mission statement of what kind of church he wants it to be. in the words of the document, that's the church that's bruised, hurting and dirty, because it has been out on the streets. concern for the poor has been a benchmark of francis since day one. he said this was the new ideology of money and described rich and poor as ideologies that defend and marketplace and financial speculation. >> i beg the lord to grant us more poll situations who are
disturbed by the state of society, the people and poor. >> the joy of the gospel, instructions philosophy and add what he calls great emotional intelligence. >> be a church of joy. don't go to events as if you're going to a funeral. you have to exemplify the joy of the gospel. he's good at that. he has that emotional intelligence that leaders around the world want. >> the pope is as close to an absolute ruler as possible to be. francis said he was open to suggestions about how to change the nature. included in that is a greater role for women. that won't be as radical as the other changes called for. the issue of women priest the pope wrote is not a question open to discussion. nonetheless, the pope has made it clear major changes are on the way at every level.
they're going to be done in the style he sets with every word he utters and writes. jeff and norah. >> allen, thank you. china says it allowed two american b-52 to fly through the newly declared defense zone. unarmed b-52s flew over yesterday. this clhallenged china's recent ruling. >> china said they monitored the two b-52 bombers flying through the zone earlier this week and allowed them to fly through more than two hours. china's lack of real action on this issue appears to indicate it did not want to ratchet up regional tensions. it did mark its territory in the first place over the weekend by initially establishing that zone in the first place overlapping with the existing zone air
defense zone claimed by japan. this ratchets up the dispute of the uninhabited islands claimed by japan and china in the east china sea. the united states says the b-52 bombers were on a mission planned before the chinese claimed the areas. the u.s. said they'll continue flying on that mission. >> all right seth, thank you. it's time to show you this morning's headlines. north korea times says the k karsia is demanding the release of his prisoners.
the supreme court judges orders release of the newtown 911 calls. . the sun says o.j. simpson will remain behind bars. simpson is 66, has at least four years left in his priso we are seeing some partly cloudy skies around the bay area if you are headed out the door today. it looks like we're going to see a mix of sun and clouds on and off throughout the day as we have a weak area of low pressure now spinning off the coastline. but it looks like now we are going to keep things dry on thanksgiving. that low is going to dive almost directly south; so other than a few clouds, we should keep things dry over the next few days. 60s for today. tomorrow more of the same and dry through the weekend, a little warmer. more clouds, much cooler, toward the middle of next week.
weather. a holiday tradition in jeopardy hours before the big day. >> these sandbags will be used to help hold down dozens of giant balloons. will those balloons be allowed to fly? we'll tell you what may bring drastic changes to this year's macy's thanksgiving day parade. the tiger in the movie nearly drowned. now the accusations about the
animals being mistreated. >> it's something people can't trust right now. why is the u.s. so far behind when it comes to high speed rail? the twist in the costly battle to catch up with the world. the news is back in the morning here on "cbs this morning." stay tuned for your local news. this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by macy's.
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your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. >> good morning, 7:27. i'm frank mallicoat. time for bay area headlines on this wednesday. one person of interest is in custody in connection with a suspicious early-morning apartment fire in alameda. one firefighter was injured during the fire. thanksgiving holiday travelers advised to plan for busy bay area airports today, tomorrow and all weekend. some east coast weather delays and flight cancellations are expected so give yourself some extra time. tomorrow san francisco will mark the first night of chanukah. lighting of a menorah in union square. traffic and weather after the break. ,,,,,,
because there's not a whole lot of commuters out there today. and they never had to activate the metering lights. so obviously, looking good as you head into san francisco. checking some other roadways around the bay area right now, it looks like things are kind of busy now through the altamont pass and the livermore valley. it's because of an earlier crash near the dublin interchange. it is now gone. and a quick look outside at the nimitz freeway, up and down northbound and southbound 880 there's no delays. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence. >> we have some partly cloudy skies kind of a neat sunrise out there today as we have had some of those clouds continuing to move across our high pressure ridge. what a neat start to the day and it's going to end that way, too. temperatures mainly in the 40s and the 50s now. this afternoon, we'll see a mix of sun and clouds. temperatures moving into the mid-60s into san jose. about 62 in san francisco. and 61 in pacifica. it looks like thanksgiving now will stay dry and continue dry through the weekend. ,,,,,, ,,
♪ ♪ living on a prayer ♪ shake my hand, we'll make it i swear ♪ ♪ oh, living on a prayer a rather moment for prince william who channelled his inner rom star last night. it happened at a benefit at kensington palace. the prince took the stage with jon bon jovi performing "living on a prayer." >> an a for effort, right? >> incredible. welcome back to "cbs this morning." will americans get on board with high-speed rail? can it work here in the u.s.? we'll take you to the state at the heart of a $68 billion
battle. we'll look at investigation into the motion picture industry and animals. some box office hits are coming under scrutiny right now. see why some believe years of promises of safety are a work of fiction. wild weather hammering the east coast could leave the biggest stars of thanksgiving on the sidelines. strong wind threatens to take the air out of the macy's thanksgiving day parade balloons. don daler is along the parade route. >> reporter: good morning. every year over 50 million people tune in to watch the macy's thanksgiving day parade that starts here on manhattan's upper west side. this year that parade may be missing some of its most iconic faces. >> kermit, spiderman, spongebob, helium-filled versions of america's favorite characters. each thanksgiving morning they
make a 2 1/2 mile trek through manhattan. bad weather could show winds of up to 37 miles per hour on thursday. those winds have made navigating balloons risky. they are prohibited of winds of 23 miles per hour or gusts of 30 miles per hour. ultimately the decision to ground the balloons won't be made until that morning. a spokesman for the parade told us on thanksgiving morning macy's works closely with the nypd who based on realtime weather data and official regulations determine if the balloons will fly and at what heights. macy's began taking extra precautions to secure balloons after a 1997 incident involving the cat in the hat. >> not easy. >> reporter: 43-mile-per-hour winds blew the inflated feel line into a lamp post. parts of it seriously injured a woman below. in 2005 two sisters were caught
in a similar incident. today each balloon is walked by about 100 handlers accompanied by one nypd sergeant. police commissioner ray kelly says officers are prepared. >> we've done a lot of training on this, we have experience doing this. we have a sergeant assigned to each balloon. >> reporter: if the parade starts as scheduled, this will be its 89th march. if it goes on without its iconic balloons, that will be only the second time in its history it does so. this year a new version of snoopy is expected to make its debut, the seventh version of the intrepid beagle, ha is, weather permitting. 1971 was the last year that the balloons weren't allowed to fly. they will be inflated here later this afternoon come rain or shine, but whether they'll be allowed to lift our spirits in the morning, well, that's in the hands of mother nature. jeff, norah? >> don, thank you. you can watch the thanksgiving day parade tomorrow morning at
9:00, 8:00 central right here on cbs. jeff, that's usually when you pull the turkey out to get it to start thawing. >> the preview is also fun, too, for the thanksgiving day parade. they line up on the upper west side the night before which is tonight. >> that's not on tv, but just if you live in new york. >> yes. new york's penn station, amtrak says it's expecting a record number of passengers for the thanksgiving weekend. crowds are also lining up for trains in philadelphia. across the country travellers still don't have one option used to run the world for half a century. high-speed rail. mark strassmann shows us why one state's battle could set the pace for the rest of the nation. >> reporter: in china, this bullet train zips between beijing and zheng gao at over 220 miles per hour. so convenient, one local air service went out of business seven weeks after the first train left the station. andy kuntz heads an advocacy group called the u.s. high-speed
rail association. >> china now has built almost 10,000 miles of brand new state-of-the-art high-speed rail, all brand new, all fast, the best in the world. >> reporter: this is the express which runs between boston and washington, d.c. with stops in between. it's as close as the u.s. gets to a high-speed line. the top speed is 150 miles an hour, but the average speed is not even half that, 70 miles an hour. but california hopes to connect san francisco and los angeles with america's first true high-speed rail, 520 miles between them. travel time three hours. full service is scheduled for 2029. >> what are we looking at here? >> this is the transbay transit center, where high speed rail will come to the u.s. >> reporter: jeff morales is ceo of the california high speed rail authority. this massive construction site in downtown san francisco will become a railway mega station that includes high-speed trains.
how fast will they go? >> around 220 miles per hour. we'll be rivalling the systems in japan, spain, elsewhere in europe. >> reporter: california's system will cost at least $68 billion and is now on hold. on monday, a federal judge put the brakes on the project, denied california rail officials the right to sell $8 billion in bonds that voters approved in 2008. but so many americans are fed up with their daily commute, so why has high-speed rail not become a bigger part of american life? >> there's never really been a champion for it, and all the existing transportation industries have done everything they can to block it. >> reporter: in fresno, california's new high-speed rail line will one day run right through jerry villa naif va's convenient store. homes and bipzs in the way have been ordered to vacate. >> they're going to do it
regardless of how i feel and how other people in the community feel, like it or don't like it, and i don't like it because my family's business will be gone. >> reporter: but the future of american high-speed rail may ride on california's system. >> reporter: how do you explain to people that $68 billion is worth spend? >> the real question is what's the price of not doing it, not making an investment given the population group, the congestion on our roads already, the congestion at airports. if we don't build this system, what do we do? >> reporter: california has big plans, but has yet to build america's first mile of high-speed track. for "cbs this morning," mark strassmann, san francisco. >> i realize there are a lot of complex issues. this seems like one of those things, china is so far ahead of us on this. >> even if it does happen there, it's finished in 2029, 16 years from now. >> now it's on hold, so probably
longer than 2029. this morning new questions are being raised about the safety of animals used in the movies. did hollywood's official watch dog group ignore injuries and deaths? that story is ahead here on "cbs this morning." ♪ kiss that boring bird goodbye ♪ ♪ at our thanksgiving we're gonna make our turkey fly ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. smoke? nah, i'm good.
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for a lot of people, black friday shopping is as close as they will ever get to participating in "the hunger games" in real life. and in fact, like "the hunger games," this, too, is being turned into a big-budget hollywood film. >> this friday. the end. has already begun. m. night shyamalan's "black
friday." >> i don't get it. do you go? on friday? shopping? >> oh, no, no, no, absolutely not. >> i get the trailer. >> i thought you meant you didn't get the trailer. how can you not get that? that's hilarious. >> no. more power to the folks who do go, but goodness. when you go to the movies, you often see a promise during the closing credits, it's a message from the american humane association stating no animals were harmed in the film's production. but as john blackstone reports this morning, a scathing expo day by the hollywood reporter finds that disclaimer might not always be true. >> reporter: the tiger that played such a prominent role in the oscar-winning film "life of pi" damn near drowned in a water tank according to an e-mail from an animal welfare observer on the set. but still the movie got the familiar certification "no animals were harmed" awarded by the american humane association, or aha. the e-mail as cited by the
hollywood reporter in an investigation that claims many movies which received the credit may not have deserved it. >> the no animals were harmed credit is something that everyone wants to trust, and it's something that people can't trust right now. >> reporter: writer gary baum says he found evidence the aha partially funded by the movie industry often downplays or overlooks animal injuries and deaths. >> it's very cozy with the industry and that it's not doing the work that it says it's supposed to be doing, which is independent monitoring. >> reporter: but in a statement, toth century fox says the tiger was never harmed and did not nearly drown. the humane association says the same. >> what we found, after talking to many people who were there and present, was that that animal was not harmed, and that was the most important thing to us. >> reporter: the first "pirates of the caribbean" film was certified no harm, but the aha incident report says when explosions were set in the ocean, no precautions were taken. >> and so subsequently there was
all sorts of marine life that would wash up on shore. >> they did a toxicology report and found that there was runoff from a river upstream that was contaminating the water. so is there conclusive evidence that those fish were washing up because of the explosions? no, there isn't. >> reporter: baum says that disney dogsled movie "8 below" was not entirely kind to animals. >> in order to break up a dogfight, a trainer decided to punch one of the dogs in its diaphragm five times. it seems to be a little bit odd when they actually did receive the famous credit. >> i don't think that the trainer was there beating the dog for no good reason. i think that he was responding to what could have been a very critical situation in the moment. >> reporter: some sheep made a brief appearance in "the hobbit" during a break in filming, 27 animals died on a farm where the sheep were kept. >> quite frankly, those animals were being housed at a farm that
was outside of the set. our focus and our mission is to protect the animals on the production set, which we were doing. >> reporter: the aha gave the hobbit a modified credit which said it monitored all the significant animal action, no animals were harmed during such action. >> when they have a very broad statement like no animals were harmed in the making of this movie, people assume, in 2013, that that means in the making of this movie, not just in the scenes that you see on the film. >> reporter: the humane association says it has authority only over what actually happens during filming, and it is most concerned with intentional rather than accidental harm done to animal actors. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. >> a we are seeing some partly cloudy skies around the bay area if you are headed out the door today. it looks like we're going to see a mix of sun and clouds on and off throughout the day as we have a weak area of low pressure now spinning off the coastline. but it looks like now we are going to keep things dry on thanksgiving.
that low is going to dive almost directly south; so other than a few clouds, we should keep things dry over the next few days. 60s for today. tomorrow more of the same and dry through the weekend, a little warmer. more clouds, much cooler, toward the middle of next week. does turkey really make you sleepy? well, we'll look at the myths of thanksgiving meals from stuffing to sweet potatoes. you've heard of tryptophan, right? dr. david agus is going to join us. that's ahead. plus, tomorrow on "cbs this morning," cbs sports announcer, jim nantz. he'll call the raiders/cowboys game. he'll join us to look at the tradition of thanksgiving football. that should be a lot of fun, right? >> is he going to bring you wine? >> i certainly hope so. the calling, that's tomorrow here on "cbs this morning." we're right back after this.
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from the balcony of a burni apartment building in alame and then taken into custodyn good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. a man is rescued from the balcony in a burn apartment and taken into custody for setting the fire. he was acting odd before the incident for days. one firefighter was injured. today is 35 years since if's gay supervisor, harvey milk and george moscone were assassinated at city hall. a march like this one from last year will start this year at city hall. thousands will walk through the streets to the plaza at market and castro streets named in honor of milk. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
good morning. we have some "holiday light" traffic all around the bay area. no big problem spots even our earlier backups through livermore and pleasanton has now dissipated and just a little slow as you approach the dublin interchange. bay bridge no metering lights. looks great coming into san francisco from the east bay. and here's a live look at the nimitz, 880 in oakland. looking good as well past the oakland coliseum and oakland airport if that's where you're going this morning. that is your "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence. >> we have a lot of clouds in the skies today. should be a decent day though out around the bay area. at sfo, we have some partly cloudy skies, as well. of course, delays if you are heading towards the east coast. we have a major storm brewing there. nothing here though. we are going to keep things dry. temperatures mainly in the 40s and the 50s now. by the afternoon, up in the 60s and partly cloudy skies. next couple of days now looks like we'll stay dry through thanksgiving. warmer through saturday and sunday. maybe toward the middle of next week looking at rain. ,,,,,,,,,,
♪ ♪ ain't no mountain high enough ♪ ♪ ain't no valley low enough ♪ ain't no river wide enough to keep me from you ♪ >> good morning to you. it's 8:00 in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's slow go for millions of thanksgiving travelers. heavy rain and snow are pounding the east coast. how long will this storm last? turkey gets much of the blame for thanksgiving food comas, we'll ask the doctor whether it's really the bird that puts us to sleep or because you ate like a freaking hog. and we go sky diving with this 22-year-old man. he's trying to make history in a sport that left him paralyzed. first a look at today's eye opener opener@8:00. >> it's happening at the worst possible time. >> it's a big mess. no two days with it.
leading to arrival delays, philly, new york, laguardia. >> the concern is that the weather here in the northeast may cause a ripple effect. >> china says it's monitored those bombers and alouded them to fly through the zone for more than two hours. another legal battle in the supreme court could scale back what he was trying to accomplish with the law in the first place. home prices are up 13.3% from a year ago. that's a big, big jump. >> the president took the stage with jon bovey and taylor swift. they dragged the man out of the wreckage. saved him. he's okay. >> wow, that's heroic. >> the balloons will be inflated here later this afternoon, but whether they'll be allowed to lift our spirits in the morning, that's in the hands of mother nature. >> 1941, congress ruled that the fourth thursday in november would be officially observed as thanksgiving day. thus making the last time
congress accomplished anything. isn't that amazing? i'm norah o'donnell with gayle king and jeff glor. charlie rose is off. and happy thanksgiving eve. >> i'm ready. >> yeah. we're ready. all right, we can all expect mostly clear skies tomorrow for thanksgiving, but if you're heading east today, it's a different story. nearly the entire east coast is dealing with rain and snow this morning as we get ready for the holiday weekend. >> storm is affecting all the major cities in the northeast. in north carolina, a tornado caused damage in moorehead city which is now under a state of emergency. holiday travelers are having trouble on the roads and we're watching for flight delays across the country. terrell brown is in laguardia. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of travelers coming into the terminal. this is one of the first things they look at, their flight status. many of the flights here on the east coast, there are a few delays and cancellations. out over on the west coast,
l.a.x., sfo, portland and seattle, much of the same story. sporadic delays. at least on the hope from the airlines' perspective is that those delays and cancellation don't cause a ripple effect. right now more han 175 delays across the country. we caught up with one traveler jeff silverman. got up at 4:30 this morning for a 7:30 flight. >> we got an early start. think it's best to be on the first flight on these kind of days. hopefully the aircraft's in waiting for us. let's hope we get there safely. >> 1.3 million air travelers are expected to pass through the new york area arnts through the holiday weekend. the one issue that they may run into, not cancellations but delays. and it is because of the weather and not for the reason you may think. not tofor the rain or the snow t because of the wind. wind advisories in effect up and down the east coast. potentially up to 60 miles per
hour. but to some of the airport officials that we talked to here this morning, weather conditions are deteriorating. jeff, norah, gayle. >> thank you, terrell brown. the snow is falling as far west as indiana. our affiliate wibb is in buffalo. >> good morning to you. snow started falling overnight and continues to fall here in orchard park just south of buffalo. a winter storm warning is in effect for much of our area until 4:00 this afternoon. and once this snow system is all said and done, forecasters say we could see ten inches around western new york. one of the biggest concerns this morning is the sleet and ice. it's going to be a very slippery commute for anyone hitting the road in the next few hours. today is one of the biggest travel days of the year. with all that heavy traffic, drivers need to take extra precaution. in pennsylvania they're looking to see upwards of 6 inches of snow. c dozens of schools near pittsburgh will be closed and a
winter storm warning there until 1:00 this afternoon. we're expecting to see snow showers throughout the area tomorrow, thanksgiving day and then all this mess should be cleared out. >> and the rain from the storm is expected to bet get more intense once the storm hits the northeast. eric fisher at wbz is tracking all the activity. >> just a mess on the eastern seaboard. it's just a horrible timing situation as we're looking at so many folks trying to get to their loved ones and friends for this holiday. the rain from boston right on down to the carolinas. the snow on the back edge. the afrmt delays around philly and new york. these are arrival delays because of low cloud ceilings and that slows it down on a heavy volume day. throughout the morning, it will start to transition more into new england. the boston area out to cape cod. and then as we head back into the afternoon and evening, some showers try to move back in.
they won't be as heavy as what we're dealing with now. then we dry out across the northeast overnight. hubs to watch, philly, boston, hartford, connecticut and new york. all these experiencing delays at one point or another today. cold air gusting winds across the northeast. but travel should be better if you wait for thanksgiving. gayle, jeff and norah, back to you. >> one family will have a great thanksgiving thanks to a soldier's surprise. a young girl was facetiming with her father. she thought he was talking to her from afghanistan. turns out he was hiding in the family's garage the entire time. he tipped her off when he said he gs going to be home real soon. >> where are you? >> um, i can guess. >> no way. where is he? dad! >> aw. >> i love, love, love those
some count their blessings, not their calories on thanksgiving. so what arhe some count their blessings, not their calories on thanksgiving. we're talking turkey and stuffing and sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce and green bean casserole. >> pecan pie. >> pecan pie. >> ice cream. >> you get the drift. >> i feel bad for not contributing here. >> go ahead, throw a dish. >> nicole loves making cornish hens. >> dr. david akins is coming up next. [ female announcer ] right when you feel a cold sore,
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thanksgiving food missed. your dinner tomorrow could come in at 4,000 calories. there are some other surprises on the menu. dr. david agus is with us at the table now. i just say, dr. agus, dear jesus please let me keep it to 4,000 calories. >> that's a lot of cornish hens. >> here we go again with the cornish hens. >> he's taking a dig at you. we should say audience at home when dr. agus sat down he goes cornish hens? >> my wife likes making them for the smaller thanksgiving meal. >> okay. okay, nicole. most people eat turkey. so let's talk about turkey. you can, you're absolutely right. nicole is lovely. but you're saying turkey, a lot of people think if you eat a lot of turkey it makes you tired. i always think it's because we do -- well, i'll speak for myself, tend to overeat at thanksgiving. and i have a bad case of i need to lay down. >> in general you're right rather than what most people say. it's the notion that turkey has lots of tryptophan which makes
us tired. well, turkey has tryptophan, so does chicken, eggs, cheese and milk. all of them do. and not much is absorbed when wrou actually eat the protein and fat in the meal. so it's the large meal that makes you tired plus a couple glasses of wine and other things you drink with it. >> okay. true or false, sweet potatoes better than white potatoes? >> potatoes get a bad rap. sweet potatoes do have a little bit more nutrition although not much. >> sweet potatoes are one super food. they're very good for you. >> listen, every food has some benefit. the key is moderation. >> are we supposed to put the stuffing inside the turkey or the hen or whatever? >> that's one of the big no-noes. as a kid everybody has the stuffing inside the turkey. >> because the juices, david. >> the juices are great, the problem is that it doesn't get to the temperature to sterilize the bacteria, the bad stuff. and you can get food poisoning. and the bacteria today are much worse than a decade or two ago. so we really got to pay attention here. and it is a big no-no with
today's thanksgiving to put the stuffing inside the turkey. >> are holidays, everybody says they can be good for your health because you get a warm feeling, you're with your families, friendship and love, are they, or does the food end up being bad for your health? >> data are death rate goes up around thanksgiving and christmas. >> is it food or stress? >> they forget their pills when they travel, they eat a lot of food that goes to the stomach and play football in the yard. they get stressed over family issues and other things going on. for all those reasons we need to be ware. >> if you eat a lot, two lipitor pills or just one? >> just eat in moderation. eat slowly. ace it. >> pace it. >> you think we should be -- >> the data came out last week recommendations is it's a hell of a drug and everybody should have a conversation with their doctor. nobody should take a pill, but have that conversation. >> well, happy eating everybody, right? >> right. >> dr. david agus, good to see
you. >> thank you. >> and our michelle miller takes the plunge to see how a skydiver came back from disaster. he plans to make history today. that's next on "cbs this morning." "cbs morning rounds" sponsored by alka seltzer plus cold and cough. shhhh. [ coughs ] i have a cold with this annoying runny nose. [ sniffles ] i better take something. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil cold and flu doesn't treat all that. it doesn't? [ male announcer ] nope. [ sniffles ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast acting antihistamine to relieve your runny nose. oh, what a relief it is! [ man ] shhhh! for fast cold and flu relief, day or night, try alka-seltzer plus day and night liquid gels. for fast cold and flu relief, day or night, ♪ i'm gonna do this... no... no... no... yes... (laughing) yes!! ♪
one of the premier events in sky-diving starts today. a 22-year-old american hopes to make history at the dubai international parachuting championship. michelle miller went to some extremes of her own to learn how he's defying gravity and expectations. michelle, good morning. >> good morning. well, jarrett martin is the first-ever junior competitor to make the u.s. parachute team. that's not the only thing that makes him remarkable. martin is also paralyzed from the chest down. and when he makes his jump on friday, it's believed to become the first paraplegic to ever compete in an international sky-diving competition. >> reporter: during free fall, jarrett martin's body behaviors just like any other skydiver's plummeting towards earth at about 120 miles an hour. but it's what he does upon landing that is truly significant. he is an accuracy specialist. his task during tournaments is
to land on a tiny dot about the size of a fingernail. it's an extremely difficult challenge for most parachutists, and even more so when you have absolutely no control over your legs and feet. >> it's one of those things where i'm going to do it for the rest of my life. and i want to be -- i want to be 90 years old, an old man, people helping me into an airplane, and i'm just going to do it for as long as i can, you know. >> reporter: martin did his first sky dive with his father when he was only 9 years old. he was hooked. by the time he was 14, he was jumping solo. pushing his limits, martin turned to base jumping, parachuting not out of planes but from bridges and mountainsides. in 2009 after leaping off of a 2,000-foot cliff in hawaii, martin's chute malfunctioned. the crash broke his spine, crushed his vital organs, and tore his aorta. >> the doctor, when i came out of my coma, he says, i would have bet a year's salary that
you would have been dead by the time you got to the hospital. a lot of people said oeh, i should have been dead. no i really should have been dead. >> reporter: why are you still doing it? >> it's fun. it's the only thing i know. >> he has a gift. he has a natural skill for flying the parachute. >> reporter: james hayhurst is the director of competition for the u.s. parachute association. he first met martin two years ago. when jarrett showed up to nationals, what did you think? >> well, we were all a little shocked, actually. there's never been a paraplegic competitor of any kind at any sky-diving competition to my knowledge, and he shows up with the stat. and we watched him on a practice jump, and he immediately became clear he was a competent canopy pilot who just happened to be a paraplegic. >> reporter: still, martin's paralysis is an added risk. during a hard landing, he can't tell if he's been seriously injured. but the way he sees it he's already escaped death once, and there is nothing quite like the thrill of sky-diving.
>> my best explanation, i would say, is floating combined with acceleration, falling combined with the sense of being stationary. i don't know. >> reporter: what you're telling me is that in order to do a complete and thorough story about this -- >> you're going to have to go sky-diving. >> reporter: i've got to jump out of a plane. >> yes. >> reporter: and so we did. >> i am so nervous for you. >> reporter: martin is helped onto the plane. we follow along with other experienced jumpers. the plane climbs to 14,000 feet. i take the plunge first. with martin in hot pursuit. he's right. free falling is a sensation that defies easy explanation. but when you finally touch down, that is pure joy. for many, it's a
once-in-a-lifetime experience. for martin, it's just another day. >> i'd really like to see more people with disabilities get out there and try it. it's horrible that i can't use my legs, but i still have a good time and do the things i want to do. >> well, incredibly, martin started sky-diving, again, just six months after he was paralyzed. and although he still struggles sometimes with the disappointment of losing his mobility, he told us that competing in the dubai tournament has long been a dream of his, and now he's finally getting the chance to live it out. >> i don't know, michelle, the guy who's been severely injured says i'm worried for you, and you still say i'm going to go. did you tell your family you were doing it? >> i didn't tell anybody. you know, jameel adrianna, the producer, was, like, you're doing this. i hadn't made my mind up. not until i met the u.s. team did i say to myself, you know what? they're jumping out every hour.
i can do it. it was something. >> bravo to you and to him. your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald >> good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. investigators are on the scene of a suspicious early-morning apartment fire in alameda. at least one person of interest is in police custody. one firefighter was hospitalized. no one else was injured. happening right now, truck drivers are staging a work stoppage at the port of oakland. the issue is state air pollution regulations set to take effect january 1. the port of oakland truckers association says 800 truckers could lose their jobs. and today will mark 35 years since san francisco's first openly gay supervisor harvey milk and mayor george moscone were killed at city hall. a march will start this afternoon at city hall. stay with us, traffic and weather coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,
everything is quiet coming into san francisco. for holiday travelers bart is running longer trains so if you are going to the airport, maybe a good idea to ride bart. that is your "kcbs traffic." for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> something else to be thankful for the weather working out nicely now. in fact, it looks like it's going to stay dry on thanksgiving day. still, a lot of clouds across the skies making for a neat beginning to the day. our mount vaca cam showing you clouds scooting on through. we are going to see more of that as we head throughout the day today. a little chilly in santa rosa right now at 35 degrees. 45 degrees in san jose and 51 in san francisco. this afternoon, we should see plenty of sunshine coming our way. and the temperatures going to warm up nicely. let's plan on some of those numbers moving up into the 60s inland, 65 san jose, 62 san francisco. next couple of days, we'll keep things dry through the holiday, the weekend looking nice too. dry weather and warmer temperatures through saturday and sunday. ,,,,,,,,,,
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, detective carter on "person of interest" is gone, shot to death in a serious shockeroo. but taraji henson is all smiles. we had some fun with that photo booth. bring out your inner child. her message for fans of the hit cbs drama and what she plans to do next. we'll talk to her. >> good stuff. plus, chef tom cares about more than just making a world-class meal. he and his wife are taking on a crisis that millions of working people face, how to feed their families. that story is ahead. right now it's time to show you this morning's headlines. "the los angeles times" looks at the sriracha hot sauce factory.
it's been ordered to partially shut down. last month we took you on a tour of the facility in irwindale. well, a judge sided with city officials. they are leading a fight by neighbors who claim that the odor causes heartburn and asthma. no comment yet from the company. "the los angeles daily news" says president obama praised the entertainment industry as an economic bright spot. he toured the dreamworks animation studio in glendale on thursday. along the way the president met with comedian steve martin and actor jim parsons of cbs "the big bang theory." they co-star in an upcoming movie called "home." "the new york times" says the first book printed in north america sold at auction on wednesday. david rubenstein paid nearly $2.2 million for this "bay psalm" book. it dates back to 1640. rubenstein plans to lend it to libraries around the country. a kind-hearted cop got a promotion. remember this story? a year ago new york police officer larry deprimo became
famous after a tourist spotted him buying new boots for a barefoot homeless man on a cold night in times square. well, yesterday deprimo was bumped up to detective. >> that's fantastic. he said being a detective in the paper this morning was a dream come true. you go. you go, larry. and "the washington post" looks at a new mobile app from the census bureau. dweller will help americans looking to move to their dream city. it compares the answers to census data, then it offers a list of 25 recommended locations. with more than 3 million americans flying between now and sunday, some will bring home an unwanted souvenir, jet lag. but cbs news travel editor peter greenberg knows the secrets of getting from here to there good as new. peter, good morning. >> good morning. each year i fly over 420,000 miles. and on a recent trip to asia, i took along a camera to show you how i come back in relatively the same condition as when i left. >> reporter: my journey started
at los angeles international. where it's all about saving time and energy and reducing stress. there are three things you always have to remember when coming to an airport like this. the lines are going to be long. then you've got to put your boarding pass up the night before because the lines are going to be long. during the 18-hour flight to malaysia, it's important to walk around the cabin at least twice during the flight. this keeps your circulation going. you'll feel more refreshed once you land. and no alcohol. that will dehydrate you. remember, one drink in the air is the alcoholic equivalent of two on the ground. as for airline food, don't do it. people don't eat airline food because they're hungry. they eat it because they're bored. so what should you eat? fruit and plenty of water. it's 7:00 a.m. local time but 6:00 in the evening at home. no matter what time you arrive, avoid the urge to take that nap. and no heavy lunches. then you must stay awake until midnight wherever you happen to be. and back at the airport, be
prepared in case of a delay. before you ever leave for the airport, call the airline. ask them for the aircraft number assigned to your flight. well, i'm lucky today. my aircraft number is actually right here in kuala lumpur, and i'm leaving on time for tokyo. if you feel like sleeping or watching a movie on the plane, go ahead. because the real key to beating jet lag is not what you do on the plane but what you do when you land. if you have a tight connection, don't sit down. if you do, you might fall asleep and miss your flight. i'm speaking from past experience. the return flight was a no-brainer. just a repeat behavior of everything i did on the original flight. and more water. back at home, remember, the same stay awake and stay up late rules apply. and no naps. and the bottom line is, if you really want to avoid jet lag, you always have to hit the ground running. now, that trip from the u.s. to asia and back took 5 1/2 days, covered over 20,000 miles with no problems at all.
for me, i know people will argue with this, but jet lag is just a state of mind. you've got to remember to stay hydrated, avoid that alcohol. i know i'll get some arguments. and plan ahead for any delays. >> okay. i mean, i disagree. i think it's more than a state of mind. >> i do, too. >> yeah. your body gets tired. >> norah and i don't believe you. >> i'm only 19. >> 420,000 miles a year, you average? >> yeah. those are real air miles. i average about 8,000 miles away week. >> where do you stand on sleep aids? >> i don't and i'll tell you why. people will try ambien. then there are people that want to take a sleeping pill. that's the worst thing you could do. a lot of my friends take a sleeping pill, they get on the plane and then they cancel the flight. they can't get them out of the seat. i mean, the point is -- >> i would like to hear some of those stories. i would like to hear some of those stories. >> i bet you would. keep your normal routine because it's going to interrupt it anyway. >> but the tip you said about stay awake till midnight, how do you do that, peter, when you are
so tired that you literally can't hold your head up? how do you do that? >> you either take a walk, get outside, shoot hoops, do anything you can. >> shoot hoops. >> absolutely. anything you can to avoid that nap. if you take that nap, no one will see you including you for three days. >> so we should travel with a basketball. okay. all right. thanks, peter. >> just start doing it on the plane. >> because you know there's a lot of hoops in malaysia. where did you go, kuala lumpur? >> they play basketball in malaysia. >> something to think about. two big shockers on tv, the death of brian the dog on "family dog." people really upset about that one. and the loss of detective carter on "person of interest." they're upset about that one, too. here's a look atta ra at taraji p. henson.
woah, this kitchen is beautiful! give him the tour. let me show you! soft-close drawers, farm sink! where's my room? we had to take just a little bit for the kitchen. because your kitchen dreams can be big. ikea has it all. what stopped you? >> on the subway, a cop detained me. he brought me to you. i changed my mind. >> and they kissed and then she dies! you won't be seeing detective
carter on "person of interest" anymore after her shocking death last week. this is not a spoiler alert. everybody knows. everybody's talking about it. taraji p. henson played the detective on the hit cbs drama, the emmy-nominated actress is with us this morning. you are very much alive, but that was a shockeroo when she was killed off. >> i know. >> you kissed the main character. and then you're dead. >> actually, the kiss was never in the script. >> that was not a scripted kiss? >> that was not a scripted kiss. >> he leaned in and then you responded? >> i think he always wanted to kiss me. you know, it just -- did it really just happen? >> it did. i saw him run over to the video because we had -- we did the shot a few times. i saw him go to video village. i was, like, am i doing something wrong? why is he over there? what's going on? then he comes over to me. he said, i want to try something. i said don't tell me, let's just do it. and in the back of my mind, because the scene reads like that. it almost reads like that. >> there's going to be a kiss.
>> it read like that. i was thinking, is he going to kiss me? and in the scene, he does. and i'm, like -- >> i didn't see you backing away from the kiss. >> no, and it worked. it was intense. it was really good. >> it worked because it was spontaneous, you know. it wasn't rehearsed. it was something just that we did and they caught it. they caught that moment because really, you know, you have best friends, right, male best friends. you're going through something. you're vulnerable. and humans, we just need that interaction. >> that connection. >> right. and you know, we didn't know if we were going to live or die, make it out of there or what. so that was just a very human moment right there. >> i know, but the kiss was kind of hot. it would have been nice if it had developed into something. there you are killed off. how long in advance did you know you were going to die? >> i knew when i signed on to do the project. >> oh, so you knew that people were going to be shocked. >> oh, absolutely. >> and you had to keep it a secret. >> e on, that was so hard because i don't lie well at all. i do not. and i kept going -- like i couldn't even tell my castmates.
>> so they didn't know? >> yes. and so i'm talking to them every day. and i felt like such a liar! and it was hard. it was the hardest thing i ever had to do. >> you told no one? >> i told my mom and my grandmother. >> why? >> well, because my grandmother, you can't -- she takes my roles a little too serious. >> you didn't want to upset her. >> i didn't want her to be upset. >> got it. >> she'll be 90, but she's very spry for her age, still. >> the show is so popular. it's got such a great plot line and story line. tell us about detective carter. i mean, why did she have to die off? how does the story line, do you think, continue without her? how does the show change? >> i don't know. i mean, the writers are so clever, and jonah, greg, what they do, i mean, i don't doubt that -- i mean, yes, carter will be missed. but they are really good. and -- >> well, talk about this all-seeing machine that helps you do your work. >> well, that's the thing. the machine has now become a character of the show.
it's -- they didn't pull that concept out of the sky. like the government really produced a machine that could detect terrorist acts. like they were really trying to perfect this machine. i don't know if they still have it or if it's running or working or if they perfected it or not. but that's definitely something real. >> do you know this because you used to work at the pentagon? >> no. i was just a receptionist. >> oh, you were a receptionist. i didn't know if you were doing top-secret stuff. >> you used to be a receptionist? >> yes, she was a receptionist at the pentagon. >> right around the corner -- right around the corridor from colonel powell. >> so you would answer the phone and say -- >> what -- oh, god, it was so long ago. what was the name of the department i worked for? it was a long title. >> but this is the thing about this death because it's so shocking. you know they're going crazy on twitter. oh, my god, i'm sitting here in shock.
why, cbs, why? carter is really dead, unbelievable. really pissed they killed off carter. crying my eyes out. even though we saw the funeral, people -- maybe they're hoping against hope that it was a whole fake thing. but you're here to say no it's not. she's really gone. >> she's dead. she took her last breath. >> and what are you going to do now? >> the first thing i want to do is a play. it's usually when i come off of big projects, i like to go back to my training. and so theater scares the heck out of me, but that's a good thing. if you're scared, you should do it. >> do you believe that, if you're scared, you should do it? >> yeah. yes. look the fear right in the eye. >> and walk through it. >> yeah, right. you live your life always wondering. you know? i don't want to live like that. >> all right, taraji p. henson, i guess we'll have to say detective carter, rest in peace. >> rest in peace. >> that was good for tv, though. >> no, it is. >> it's good because it's too fake sometimes. >> shock is good. shock is good. people were not ready for you to go. >> no, they're upset. >> you can watch "person of
interest" without taraji and detective carter tuesday night at 10:00. she still says it's a good show, right? >> it is. please don't stop watching it because i'm not on it. >> 9:00 central here on cbs. and the star of "top chef" and his wife are on a mission to help 50 million americans. why tom says it's time for a people's movement. that's next on "cbs this morning."
and they sat down with "cbs this morning" contributor lee woodruff. >> bye. have a good thanksgiving. >> reporter: it's a busy time of year at the community kitchen and food pantry operated by the food bank for new york city. >> you have so many people now who are experiencing difficulties and just need a little help. >> reporter: but then it's always busy. they distribute around 1 million meals a year to the city's hungry. >> enjoy your holidays. >> reporter: those million meals are just a drop in the bucket. one in six americans is considered food insecure. they don't know where their next meal will come from. that's nearly 50 million people. too many, say some, for charities to handle alone. >> you can't have enough fund-raisers. you can't do enough can drives. >> reporter: celebrity chef tom colicchio, owner of several restaurants, says it's possible to wipe out hunger, but he says it will take government action.
>> i think if enough people decide this is unacceptable in this country, it will force politicians to take notice. >> reporter: colicchio was an executive producer on "a place at the table," a documentary released last spring directed by his wife, lori silverbush. >> one of the most surprising things we learned when we were making "a place at the table" was that there's hunger in every single county in the united states. we learned that millions of americans who are going hungry are working. they have jobs. many of them have full-time jobs which was pretty surprising. >> i think one of the really poignant clips from the documentary was the girl who saw e coteacher as the banana so hu. she couldn't foc oni vision h as abanana. so she goes like a bananana. and everybody in the class is like apples or oranges. >> yeah. that was a young girl named rosie. she was just a terrific kid. and we asked her one day, hey, you know, what do you want to be when you grow up? and she said a veterinarian and
not hungry. >> i struggle a lot. >> reporter: it's people like rosie who are falling through the cracks. cracks the couple is determined to help seal. >> this needs to be the beginning of a -- of a messaging campaign around hunger. and we need to put on one united front that, again, this is something that is unacceptable in this country. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," lee woodruff, new york. >> he's right. it is unacceptable in this country. and something tells me the colicchios are just getting started. i was surprised to hear there are working people that don't have food to eat in america. it makes no sense. >> one in six food insecure. >> and on this thanksgiving, we should think of those and try and help those who are less fortunate including the millions of americans who are on food stamps. that's all for us. we wish you a happy thanksgiving. >> happy thanksgiving. >> go to the airport and see what happens. >> anything you want for thanksgiving? >> nothing's going to take away my happy.
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fleischman is making good progress recovering from second- and third-degree burns to his legs. now here's lawrence with the forecast. >> a change in the weather outside today. got a few clouds drifting over ahead. we'll see that from time to time outside as it looks like high pressure is breaking down a little bit. so more clouds coming our way as we head through the next couple of days. but right now it looks like it's going to stay dry. that area of low pressure off the coastline that cutoff low will stay far enough away that we'll just see a few clouds but dry weather for thanksgiving. temperatures for today should be in the 60s with partly cloudy skies. then as we get into the next couple of days, more sunshine on the way toward friday and saturday. warmer temperatures over the weekend. then maybe we start to talk about some rain as we head in toward the middle of next week. your "kcbs traffic" is coming up next. [ male announcer ] with at&t, you call the shots.
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