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this morning, reveng killings. a new video from the bomber who killed seven cia employees reveals his dark motives and promises more attacks as the cia director fires back at critics. racial uproar. senate majority leader harry reid apologizes for remarks. he made about president obama's race. we'll have what he said and how the president responded. gay marriage fight. the battle goes to federal court in a landmark case. we talk to the powerhouse attorney behind the lawsuit. and the wonder bra. how someone's online post about
her bra color started a whole movement that's become a phenomenon on the internet. good morning, america. kate snow here. we're happy to have josh elliott espn aker anchor, back with us for a second day here this morning. >> great to be back. good to be here on this sunday, january 10th. >> a lot of people wondering where bill weir is. he's been embedded with the u.s. military in afghanista diane sawyer is also there on the ground. their reports begin tomorrow night on a special edition of "world news." >> lots of news to get to this morning. major earthquake struck late yesterday off the coast of california. leaving people rattled, windows broken, and power out. more on that in a moment. and how did florida farmers
fare overnight? we spent the night in the fields with that farmer that we introduced you to yesterday. we're going to boeing bring that story to you. >> we promised we would see how he did. and a new development in the missing utah mom. her husband has packed up, he's ready to leave town. why is he relocating? why are the police letting him go? we'll talk to the missing woman's best friend, who spent a good deal of time talking to her husband. we begin with new details on the suicide bombing in afghanistan that killed seven cia agents last month. we're learning more about those who were killed and what happened on that day. david kerley joins us with more. david? >> reporter: good morning, josh. this morning, it's the cia director on the attack. against those suggesting that the dead agents may have somehow brought day tack on themselves. and new details about the bomber's motives and actions. the double agent suicide bomber
was out for revenge. >> against americans and their drone teams outside the border. >> reporter: committed to avenging the pakistani man killed in a drone attack. a taliban leader. the jordanian doctor convinced official that he was their agent. as he got out of the car, the bomber's hand was in his pocket. security guards were about to search him with the intelligence personnel standing 50 feet back. he detonated the bomb then. >> you can't sacrifice trade craft under ordered from headquarters. he pretended to be tied in with the top al qaeda leadership. all sorts of short cuts were made. >> reporter: the director of the cia is attacking critics this morning. saying no one ignored the hazards. the cia's efforts in afghanistan and pakistan will be more difficult.
>> they'll have to pull back. and as a consequence, our intelligence is going to fall way off. >> present arms. >> reporter: we are witnessing something rarely seen, the funerals of secret warriors. harold brown's parents thought their son worked for the state department, not cia. >> he was, by all accounts, an american hero. >> reporter: near portland, one of the contract security guards was mourned. >> those left behind are forbidden from speaking about the mission, the sacrifice. >> reporter: at cia headquarters, 90 stars represent officers killed. more stars will be carved this spring. this time, we know some of their names and their sacrifice. the director of the cia promises that the fight will continue. in that letter this morning, he writes, we honor them by pushing forward the work they did, the work to which they were absolutely devoted. kate? >> let's get the bottom line on that story and more.
the host of "this week" and the cohost of "good morning america" george stephanopoulos is with us. good morning, george. let's start with leon panetta. he's defending the agency. the cia is under fire for this and lapses of intelligence leading for the christmas bomber as well. how tough is it for him right now? >> pretty tough. some of calling this bombing in afghanistan the most costly mistake c history. as you say, he's really fighting back hard. one of the things he points out is that the bomber was actually stopped 50 feet away from the agents. was approached by a security guard, had his hand in his pocket, that's when he detonated the bomb. it was not a failure of trade craft. according to the cia director, leon panetta. cia also under fire for not sharing intelligence the proper way, not prioritizing the information. they've promised to get
information out within 48 hours. president obama was not inclined to fire anyone for these failures. the fact that this bombing came in the wake of the christmas bombing plot made it, it would have devastated morale in the agency had he removed anybody in the cia. >> a new book coming out this week about the 2008 presidential race. some comments from the senate democratic leader, harry reed getting a lot of attention. they quote him as saying he could do well as a candidate because he was light skinned and didn't speak with a negro dialect unless he wanted to have one. reid's apologized for the comments. the president said the book is closed on this. is it? >> reid was in trouble already. he's up for re-election and behind both possible opponents. he's got a 52% unfavorable
rating in the state of nevada. this was a private conversation. meant to be private with the book's authors. reid was explaining why he was pushing obama to be the candidate in the first place. his words were unfortunate. he's admitted that. i think the fact that the president has said this case is closed, the fact that other african-american leaders have come out, will at least tamp this down for now. reid has serious political problems at home right now. >> pretty stunning for the majority leader of the senate to have the problems back at home. i know you're talking about the economy this morning. the new numbers out. what do you make of that? >> we have dr. christina romer, the chair of the president's counsel on economic advisers. administration economists were not expecting this. they thought there would be a small loss in december, maybe a chance of job gains in december. this was a real kick in the teeth to the administration.
just as they're trying to get traction on the economy. we want the find out from her what went wrong, what is behind the numbers? does it increase the chances of a double-dip recession? what can the president do? we have a big roundtable today. the president under fire for the failures of intelligence. liz cheney will join the roundtable. along with george will, robert reich, al hunt. judy woodruff. >> a packed show. we'll be watching. you can tune in to "this week" a little later on. speaking with christina romer. the worst night yet of the deep freeze in florida. farmers are doing whatever they can to save their crops. an arctic blast plunging temperatures to record lows last night. a rare snowfall put added pressure on growers. abc's ryan owens joins us now. ryan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
plenty of ice around this morning. this was intentionally put here by the farmer to provide insulation. this morning, he tells us that it largely worked. he may have lost 30% of his crops. not nearly as d as he feared. in florida alone, an estimated $300 milon of crops are threatened by this cold snap. >> that's what's at risk tonight. good luck, guys. >> reporter: no wonder he didn't get much sleep last night. >> we're bracing for the worst and hoping for the best. >> reporter: how worried are you? >> i'm as worried as a man can be. >> reporter: matt park is worried too. we introduced you to him yesterday morning. he already pulled five all nighters this week. >> got 31. >> reporter: last night, another one. after midnight, we found him keeping a close eye on the thermometers and generators. this arctic blast is causing problems across the south.
in north georgia, a pond froze over, just enough to cause a deadly deception. >> the ice looks real thick. >> i didn't thing it would break that easy. >> reporter: three teenagers fell into what they thought was solid ice. only one survived. dozens of elderly residents were evacuated from a nursing home in texas. after a pipe burst. walking in memphis was no easy task. water main breaks turned the streets into a slushy mess. >> once one broke, pressures started changing, the others have broken as well. >> reporter: i mentioned this particular farmer lost about 30% of his crops. look at this orange. it's a little bit difficult to see on television. there are some chunks of ice in the orange. you would pick this up and thing this was good. when you feel it, you can feel the ice. while it may look okay, an orange like this will not end up at a supermarket near you. kate and josh?
>> that little bit of frost inside is a killer. >> matt said he could be facing losses in the millions of dollars. >> even if it's 1% of his crop lost, that could equate to millions of dollars. unbelievable. ron, good morning. >> good morning, kate, good morning, again, josh. we begin with the earthquake josh mentioned in northern california. it hit just off the coast. knocking out power to about 25,000 people. forced the evacuation of some buildings. so far no major injuries. it has been followed by weaker aftershocks. > police in hong kong arrested a man they say was behind an acid attack. in a crowded tourist area. two bottles of liquid were thrown into the crowd yesterday. 30 people were injured including children and tourists. a new government report shows that the senate health care reform bill would only increase costs slightly while expanding health care coverage. it calls some of the medicare
savings unrealistic. a terror suspect accused of flying to pakistan to get training from al qaeda has pleaded not guilty. he was arrested in connection with denver airport driver najibullah zazi. the dallas cowboys knocked off the eagles. 34-14. and the wild card new york jets beat the cincinnati bengals, 24-14. they'll play the chargers or indianapolis. the dream ends this weekend. ask josh. >> it will be an uphill climb. it's an uphill climb. i'm just saying. it is. all i know, yesterday, that was the longest work day of my life. >> we got to get to marysol. good morning. >> good morning. we turn to florida. that's where a lot of the action is. it's frigid. frigid temperatures.
take a look at this map. this is the current temperature. 30 in tampa, 35 in miami. the normal low for this time of year is 60 degrees. you can just see the extremes in temperature. that there's a warmup just around the corner. some of the highs will be ab >> a frigid morning in the nation's capital. you can see the picture shaking because the winds are gusting up to 25 miles per hour out there. temperatures in the teens across the area. winds sustained about 10 to 15. that will be the story throughout the day. the big picture, a wind advisory to the west until 10:00 a.m. high temperature today 32 to 35 degrees out there, and then we'll hav >> thanks so much. more on the sunday outlook later
in the show. josh? a new round in the national debate over gay marriage is about to play out in california. a land mark court case beginning tomorrow that could lay the ground work to send the issue the u.s. supreme court. abc's brian rooney has the story. >> reporter: same sex couples briefly had the right to marry in california. until the passage of proposition 8 took it away. a lawsuit challenges with whether that deans californians the right to equal protection under the law. >> if the majority could vote on minority rights, we wouldn't have any. >> reporter: they were hotly contested in the final weeks before election day 2008 and the more measure's passage by less than a 5% margin.
>> the majority rules in a democracy. >> reporter: marriage laws all across the country are at stake. only five sates recognize same-sex marriage. 36 have banned it. >> this decision will affect millions. >> reporter: the debate has joined some odd couples on the side of same-sex marriage. arnold schwarzenegger and jerry brown say it's unconstitutional. they left to it the lawyers to defend it. the lawyers, joined on the attack, are david boies and conservative ted olson who beat him in the supreme court. >> it's not just california and just people who wanted to get married. it's civil rights in the country and decency and fairness. >> reporter: and one last novelty. of a case about a new way of looking at marriage. for the first time, the proceedings in federal court will be recorded on camera and posted on youtube.
for "good morning america," brian rooney. abc news, los angeles. and joining us to discuss it all, from san francisco this morning, attorney david boies. good morning, david. >> good morning. >> with no clear tie to this issue, why did you decide to take on this case? >> i think it's one of the most important civil rights cases of our generation. as the supreme court has repeatedly held, marriage is a fundamental right for every human being. to deprive gay and lesbian couples of this right causes them enormous damage without gaining society anything. >> and yet, proposition eight bans same-sex marriage. in new york and new jersey, they voted against allowing gay marriage. those are liberal states. at least at the state level it would suggest that voting majorities, high courts have spoken on this issue. given that momentum, why seek a
reversal? >> because the whole point of a constitution is a constitution and the bill of rights limits what a majority can do with respect to minority rights. if you were going to apply the majority rule, you wouldn't need a bill of rights or a constitution. our society is built on the principle that there are certain inalienable rights, life, liberty, the pursuit of happine happiness, that every human being is guaranteed, and that the government cannot take that away, no matter how many people vote for it. >> to that point, it's not just opponents of same-sex marriage you have had to face. prominent gay rights advocates have expressed concern that a loss at the federal level could set a precedent that could take
decades to unmake. surely you've considered both outcomes here. what would a loss mean? >> i think it would mean that the battle would have to continue on a state-by-state basis, as it has been over a sustained period of time. this is an attempt to apply the federal constitution to these issues. we believe, as the supreme court has held in a numb of cases, that the right to marry is a federally guaranteed constitutional right. if the courts decide against us, ani hope they won't, that would put it back in the state arena. the states can gain greater protection for rights than the federal constitution can give. that's what iowa, massachusetts, that's what a number of other states have done. you can have progress on a state-by-state basis. particularly because of the problems in california and in my own state of new york and new jersey, we thought it was an appropriate time to vindicate the rights in federal court. >> david, very quickly, you're
joined in this fight by an old adversary, ted olson. given your history, ten seconds, what was the motivation in coming together here? >> this is not a liberal or conservative issue. not a republican or democratic issue. this is a civil rights issue. you have the liberal, democrat, conservative, republican, together because we both recognize this is civil rights, not a question of politics. >> david boies, you have a busy day ahead tomorrow. thank you for your time. >> thank you very much. josh, before we go to break. a sign of the times we want to share with you. a bunch of people in the office were talking about that. their friends posting just a color as their status update on facebook. they put a color. turns out it was a movement that made its way around the globe with uplifting results. who knew women would be so quick
to tell? >> i said blue. >> i was like, all right, purple. why not? >> i said light yellow. >> reporter: it started with a message from woman to woman. we are playing a game. write the color of your bra in your facebook status. this will be fun. it's a novel way of raising awareness for breast cancer. men were perplexed. >> i saw girls with colors as the status. i didn't know what it was for. and then i just recently found out it was for breast cancer awareness. >> reporter: in matter of 24 hours, traffic to the susan g. komen foundation increased nearly 2,000 the foundation says that it could have a positive effect. >> i think simply put this has been for a lot of people a fun and creative way to sit up and take notice and have a dialogue about breast cancer. >> and in solidarity, and for my female friends with breast chance and have fought it,
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that looks pretty nice right about now. >> i'm in, i'm in. where do i sign? >> let's get on a plane. you don't have to go anywhere. you can just sit back, and watch it on our "weekend window." it's a perfect place to get away. that's in the caribbean. we're going to the grenadines. an island chain down there. good morning, america, i'm kate snow. happy to have josh elliott back with us again. bill in afghanistan. >> great to be here. good morning, all of you. sunday, january 10th. authorities in utah still searching for susan powell, the
missing mother of two, reported missing more than a month ago. the person of interest in the case, her husband, is moving back to his hometown in washington. what does this mean for the investigation? we'll speak to a woman that says she's susan's best friend. >> and she helped moveim over the weekend. i'm going to talk about sports a little bit. here's the thing. none of us knew the big star names. you said because there are no new stars. you're going to look into that in a few minutes. will vancouver be a bust? or will the buzz grow? >> perhaps. good morning. a deep freeze across much of the nation is being blamed for at
least five death this is weekend. near atlanta, two boys were killed on a partially frozen pond. and a snowmobiling accident on a partially frozen lake in vermont killed three people. president obama has forgiven harry reid for remarks made during the 2008 presidential campaign. reid is quoted as saying because obama is light skinned and quote no negro dialect, he could win the white house. two afghan detainees died at bagram prison in 2002. china is the biggest exporter in the world. china's exports rose last month, evidence of the ability to sell
products overseas despite the global economic crisis. finally, check these out. the massive ice and snow sculptures were created. the festival runs through next month. that's a quick look at the head lines. over to marysol with the weather. we take a look at the map, a cold blast continues. new york city, 28, well below average. the middle of the country starts to seem optimistic. the pacific northwest, a few showers to contend with. fast forward to tomorrow, things start to change just a little bit. dallas, 55. >> here in the nation's capital, you can see the frozen potomac river. temperatures 15 to 20 degrees. we will rebound at midday to about 31. breezy >> thanks so much. this weather report brought to you by splenda.
kate? in utah, a new twist in the case of the missing mother of two. her husband, who police call a person of interest in the case, is moving. putting the home they shared up for sale, heading to washington state toe th his family. stephanie sy has the story. >> reporter: joshua powell packed up a u-haul truck and got ready to leave town, to get away from the speculation that has dogged him since his wife, susan, disappeared more than a month ago. >> it's confusing. you would want to be where you know she would come back to. >> reporter: he's the only person of interest that authorities have named. he leaves a community divided about what his role may have been in his wife's disappearance. about a dozen neighbors and friends helped him pack up. >> whether he did anything or not, that's not mine no judge.
>> reporter: he lost his job and has been raising the kids alone. >> he doesn't have a way to pay his bills. >> reporter: his sudden relocation to his home state of washington is puzzling even to his family. >> we're disappointed he's moving. we don't want him to. we think he would be better off staying here and participating in the search. >> reporter: since susan powell disappeared, josh has said little. frus straiting investigators who believe he may hold clues to the mystery. powell has maintained that on the night his wife vanished, he took hid sons on a midnight camping trip. >> i just go camping with my boys. we do s'mores and stuff like that. >> reporter: days after susan went missing, josh hired a defense attorney. >> if my wife or significant other were missing, i would do anything i could to find that person. not go find a lawyer and stop talking to law enforcement. >> reporter: it's his silence that keeps the focus on him. with this move, 900 miles from
where his wife disappeared, the spotlight is likely to follow him. for "good morning america," stephanie sy, abc news. >> joining us from utah is susan powell's best friend. good morning. >> good morning. >> i understand you helped on friday pack things up. get susan's clothing and belongings together to help josh make the move. tell me what that was like for you. >> it was tough. i started in the kitchen. packed up her dishes and bread pans. i remembered the times we spent cooking together and eating together. i went to her bedroom and packed up her clothes. in her closet and her drawers. that was very, very hard. every item i put away, i could imagine her wearing it. >> i can imagine how hard that was. and josh, how is he? how is he acting? the children weren't there, i guess. how are they as well? >> they're in washington.
i haven't seen them since before christmas. i hear they're doing okay. josh, he was at times he seemed okay, other times he got teary-eyed. especially when i was in the closet, and i was crying. it's hard on him, too. >> a lot of people wondering, this morning, you heard in the piece we just ran, wondering why he would move that the moment. it seems like a strange time to up and leave and go all the way to washington state. you have called his behavior strange in the past. what do you think now? >> i think i share everybody else's opinion that this is not the best thing he could be dong right now. he should stay here and cooperate. if you think about it from his viewpoint, he doesn't have a job, no income. the public opinion is against him here, it makes sense from his viewpoint that he wants to live with his dad for awhile. >> he filed for bankruptcy in 2007, i think, right? >> right. >> you think this is a financial decision?
>> i think financial and also there's a lot of people here that are pretty angry with him. >> the court of public opinion has not been kind toward him. people have assumed he had something to do with all of this. where do you fall on that? >> well, i don't understand his story. i find it strange and bizarre. i don't know what to think about it. but, you know, until something changes as far as the police go, he's still my friend. it's hard when somebody that is a good friend is under suspicion. he's still my friend. i'll stand by him. >> no new leads? >> no, i knew they got good leads from the media blitz, they haven't told us anything. >> what keeps you going now? what keeps your strength? >> it's hard each day to keep the hope up and keep hoping she's alive and we'll find her.
i do get strength from the thousands of strangers writing in and saying, we're praying for you. don't give up. keep going, we'll help you find her. that kind of thing helps. >> thanks for being with us and sharing that this morning. we should mention we reached out to josh powell's attorney for a comment and we did not hear back. we'll be right back. coming up, where's the buzz? the winter olympics just weeks away, but can you name any of the star athletes? and will anyone tune in? and beautiful beaches. stunning islands almost untouched by man. sweet! sweet! sweet! (announcer)splenda no calorie sweetener with fiber. now for the first time, a gram of healthy fiber in every packet. sweet! (announcer) splenda no calorie sweetener, starts with sugar. tastes like sugar. but it's not sugar. no calories and a little fiber.
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♪ do you know these faces? jeremy abbott? >> i don't know. >> reporter: not to worry. you're not alone. kelly clark? >> football. >> reporter: ind lindsey vaughn? no. these are some of america's best hopes for gold. >> going into the games, it's like, what? there's another olympics already? because of the interest in beijing, it was such a big event. >> reporter: on the eve of the olympics, weeks s of the opening ceremonies, the vancouver winter games could fall flat state side. >> they need to have a
superstar. that usually is a figure skater for the american audience. >> reporter: no dominant women's figure skater. no nancy kerrigan, no michelle kwan. they could figure out of the medals in figure skating for the first time in centuries. former stars such as miller and ohno give the u.s. team some hope. few fresh faces have emerged. to carry the torch. >> the american audience is more valuable thanny than any in the world. america has been the greatest single consumer market. americans are pulling back in a big way. >> reporter: in the u.s., the winter olympics attract less interest than the summer games. this year could be rough. both for u.s. athletes and advertisers. >> are there emerging stars? someone americans can relate to? advertisers are eager for that. i don't think you've heard that buzz coming into these olympics. >> reporter: nbc says it could lose hundreds of millions of dollars on this year's games, with companies like johnson and
johnson, gm, bank of ameri, and home depot deciding not to by ad time. u.s. speed skaters needed stephen colbert to step in and save them. >> should we do it, by the way? >> reporter: still, with expectations set so low, the stage is set for a new generation of american no-names to become household names. >> the olympics is so exciting because you don't know. we don't know what's going to happen. a star can emerge. right now, we don't know who is going to be on the cereal boxes. someone will be and surprise everybody. >> ron claiborne will be on one. >> i'm trying to think did i know apolo ohno's name before those games started? i don't think i did. sometimes it's during the game. >> we have an athlete we know before the games. we keep track of them. a lot of names we hear, names you have heard before. >> i'm saying maybe there will be a big star that just comes out of the blue? right? >> perhaps.
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it's not just a little cold outside. for some of us. i have no sleeves. we thought it might be a little nice to spend time in a warmer climate on the grenadine islands, the average temperature, 81 degrees. >> i'll take it. >> oh, that's where our "weekend window" opens this morning in high-definition. >> when you hear the word caribbean, it brings up pictures in your mind of the white sand beaches. the laidback atmosphere.
mangos. coconuts. the image that the caribbean brings into your head is, i think, exactly what the grenadines is, exactly what the caribbean was born years ago. the grenadines stretches from young island to st. vincent. 32slands and keys. people can't believe anyplace on earth still looks like that. sort of like a fairy tale story. the colors, the boats that are in there. something about it. it's hard to describe, that just attracts people. people just tend to love it. >> maros one of the smallest inhabited islands in the grenadines. it has three pespectacular beaches.
the most spectacular is the one at salt whistle bay. it's that perfect crescent shape, fringed with swaying palms. you can't ask for much more than that. >> the clarity of the water makes it amazing. a yachtsman's paradise. >> the tobago cease is made up of four main islands, and a fifth one a little further out. it's the quintessential. it's uninhabited. no bars, no restaurants. no one lives there. it's absolutely unspoiled. it's an absolute pleasure to get up every morning. i do, after all, live on one of the most beautiful places on the face of this earth. ♪
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sitting here, bill weir, is over in afghanistan. he'll be reporting from there. also, diane sawyer is there. for a special edition of "world news" beginning tomorrow night. thank you, josh elliott, for coming on over and being with us. >> thank you. i just hope i didn't sink the franchise. >> you'll find out tomorrow. >> we've been joking all morning, there's no way i could fill in for hannah storm with you. >> i could drag you to the finish line. >> i have to know somethin >> good morning, washington. a heads up for driving today. crews are demolishing two rk
ramps. pennsylvania avenue split. approaching will take the 295 exit. there will be no access to r.f.k. stadium to the southeast freeway. >> if you have a hybrid and you live in loudoun, you could soon pay more for it. the board of supervisors is considering raising the property taxes for hybrids. the current rates $1. for every $100. >> bundle up if you are heading outsideoday. >> there is no pretense of any kind of warmth out there. looking out across the capital city, it looks nice out there. temperature just 22 degrees. the duepoint dry air. you get the picture. similar to the days we have had in the past. a big graphic, we'll show you to the west, a wind advisory on the
blue ridge until 10:00 a.m. because of wind gusts. our forecast sunny, breezy, chilly. temperatures in the lower 30's. then tomorrow, a similar scenario. maybe snow hours or snow flurry activities monday night into tuesday. wednesday we get into the 40's for the first time since january 1. by thursday, 45 degrees. we will stay in the 40's until the latter part of the week. it will seem like a heat wave compared to what we have had. >> dave, thanks so much. thanks for watching. have a great sunday.