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stunning new developments in the michael jackson case. police sources reveal they now suspect jackson's doctor who gave him the powerful injection that may have killed him. >> no longer a death investigation. this is a criminal case that's being built. >> we'll talk to jackson's friends and hear from his brother, tito. brand-new details this morning on that alleged racial profiling case of a har regard professor as 911 tapes are revealed. and these rats could help people with spinal cord injuries walk again.
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early this tuesday morning, july 28th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs good tuesday morning. i'm julie chen along with harry smith and maggie rodriguez. good morning, guys. >> hi. >> even if you move the mug, we still see your belly. >> my belly is getting bigger. >> welcome back. i can't believe how much you've grown. >> me, too. every morning it's a new challenge. of course, this doesn't fit anymore. we're retiring that. >> is it fun? >> yeah. >> good to see you, jewels. from the you never know what might be happening next door file. a man married, runs a dry wall business, has been arrested along with two of his sons and four other people, and they're all accused of plotting terrorist attacks. investigators say that for the last three years, a ringleader has been recruiting people here
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in the u.s. who are willing to die as martyrs. we're going to have all the information ahead for you. also coming up this morning, it's a new public health problem. it's called divorce. why divorce can be really, really bad for your health. a little bit later on this morning. but first, the official autopsy report on michael jackson isn't expected until later this week. but a new published report says he may have been give an powerful drug by the doctor at the accepter of the investigation. early show national correspondent hattie coffman is in los angeles with all the details. good morning, hattie. >> reporter: good morning, julie. michael jackson used the powerful anesthetic prop foal like an alarm clock. he would start an i.v. drip and when he wanted to wake up, the doctor would stop the drip. the doctor at his side when he died was dr. conrad murray. dr. conrad murray gave michael
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jackson propofol the last night of his life according to a law enforcement official cited by the associated press. the anesthesia is so powerful, one cc can make the difference between life and death. >> it's no longer a cause of death investigation. this is a criminal case that's being built. >> reporter: murray's houston office was raided last week and he was identified in court papers as the source of a maug investigation. jackson's prescription drug use so concerned his family, brother tito told entertainment tonight he confronted him. >> he said he was fine, you know, and he was making a new record and looking forward to going back on the road. >> reporter: meanwhile, custody negotiations continue between debbie rowe and katherine jackson, rumors are swirling aba possible fourth child. >> i knew him as little michael. >> reporter: little michael? >> yeah. he was a cute little version of michael jackson. >> reporter: as a young boy, he attracted jackson through his
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impersonation. in the mid'90s, his family was moved to if neverland. he was front and center at the jackson memorial and was currently living at the family compound, as this recent comment. >> we're going to love him and treat him as if he was our own. >> reporter: ricky harlow was a frequent guest at neverland. he said michael treated him like a son. >> he care sod much about omar. he didn't want him to get hurt. like a father, he had that protective vibe. >> reporter: the same kind of protective vibe the brothers had for one another. tito last saw michael three weeks before he died. >> i told him i loved him, and he said i love you more, and those were the last words we had with each other. >> reporter: jackson watchers should expect more twists and turns ahead. the toxicology reports are due any day, and a custody hearing is scheduled for early next week.
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maggie? >> thanks, hattie. joining us for an exclusive interview are marc schaffel, a former jackson continue fi dan and business associate, and howard king, his attorney. good morning. >> good morning. >> let me begin with you, marc, and ask you about an interesting revelation this morning from an associated press source that says jackson's private quarters in his mansion were a mess. he had clothes and items strewn everywhere, handwritten knows on the wall. the michael jackson you knew, was that normal? >> well, sometimes his bedroom was a little disheveled, but the notes were a little unusual. he would put up things like little things he would buy or whatever and stick them on the wall, little handwritten things. >> do you think anything could have been read into that about his mental state lead-in the weeks leading up to his death? >> i think the michael i knew, that didn't sound like a normal behavior, but, you know, i'm sure he was under a lot of pressure. >> the same law enforcement force told the associated press
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that minl's private doctor, rrs did, in fact, administer propofol. this is according to the source. would that surprise you? >> no. i mean, if the doctor was there, he spent the night, he was living at house, obviously he was there doing something, and if that, in fact, is what it was, i wouldn't be surprised. >> why wouldn't you be surprised? >> well, as we know, michael had insomnia, he had trouble sleeping, he liked to use those things -- >> he liked to use what things? >> well, obviously, it's no secret now, michael had a drug addiction and liked to use painkillers and different medications. so, he obviously had the doctor there administering it. >> you have personal knowledge that this doctor administered this answer thet snik. >> no. i have actually never met that doctor. i don't know the doctor at all. >> do you have personal knowledge that michael jackson was using that anesthetic as a treatment for insomnia? >> i don't know which drugs he was using.
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>> okay. >> back years ago, when i was around, you know, i would never know the exact drugs he was using, if it was an i.v. form. >> okay. i want to ask you also about debbie rowe, because you are friends with debbie rowe. we heard yesterday that she and katherine jackson had reached an agreement regarding custody of the children. what can you tell us about that? >> you'd have to ask debbie's attorneys. i'm not at liberty to discuss, nor do i know anything about the child custody battle. >> as a friend, does she want to be part of these kids' lives? >> well, when debbie and i talk about things with the legal case going on, i don't ask her. i mean, debbie right now even keep her friends at bay as far as her legal custody case. and i won't ask her. i mean, it's a private matter. and when she's ready to discuss it, she will. >> has she talked to these kids since their dad died? >> again, that's a private matter, and i'm really not going to go into it for the family's
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sake, any communications that they're having. >> mm-hmm. is there anything you can tell us as her friend that you think she would want people to know regarding her relationship with the kids given everything that has been said about her in these last weeks? >> well, the biggest misconception about debbie, i mean, she is the children's biological mother, anday she's definitely -- will always care for the children. i mean, they are her children. so, the picture people paint of her, they just don't know her. >> people will wonder why you came with your attorney. would you like to speak to that, howard? >> well, you know, part of it is that both marc and debbie have been somewhat of a victim, collateral damage, if you will, to what's going on with not only michael's death, with the santa barbara sheriff's department and the clamoring for news everywhere, we've now learned that the santa barbara sheriff's department has released to other media a confidential interview that marc did with debbie in
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2003 that was never to be released, was seized from marc's home under a search warrant executed prior to michael jackson's indictment. it should have been returned to marc and all of a sudden shows up in the hands of the media. so, we're pursuing a claim on behalf of marc and debbie over that breach of confidentiality and breach of the law. >> all right. howard king, thank you so much. marc schaffel, thanks, as well. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> harry, over the you. call it three men a a beer. president obama, cambridge sergeant james crowley and harvard professor henry gates will meet at the white house thursday to discuss race in america. cbs news correspondent bianca solorzano is in cambridge, massachusetts, with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, harry. with the release of tapes, we have had our first chance to hear what happened when a break-in was reported at henry gates' home. the woman who called 911, she was walking past the neighborhood on her way to
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lunch. it was the 911 call that led to the arrest of henry louis gates. >> reporter: the caller quickly offers a guess that the men might not be robbers. maybe they had a problem with their key. >> reporter: she describes the scene, but what she doesn't mention is the men's skin color. not until she's asked directly by the dispatcher. >> reporter: her lawyer says she hopes the case will clear her name as the racist spark in what's become a national
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controversy. >> now she's glad to have an opportunity to clear the air and make it very clear she is not a racist. >> reporter: in a second tape released, sergeant james crowley arrives at gates' home and radios headquarters. >> reporter: while other sound is heard in the background, it's tough to make out who it is or what they're saying. and cambridge police forces have developed a task force. they want to take a look at this case and see if anything can be learned from it. harry? >> bianca, thank you so much. reverend jesse jackson joins us now from san francisco. good morning, reverend jackson. >> good morning. >> is this meeting at the white house to take place thursday evening, do you think there's any chance these three men can embark after this meeting is over having found common ground?
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>> well, they have the supreme officer in the president of the united states. it's a big subject for a small meeting. if rosa parks and james blake, the bus driver, had met at the white house and did not deal with the issue of the the accommodations, it would have been personal and not politics. and so, this issue of dr. gates being a victim of excessive force and bad judgment is a much bigger subject. >> i think about your face the nigh barack obama was elected and the tears that were streaming down your face, all that you have experienced in the fight for civil rights in this country. and i wonder sometimes, as you have seen all that you have seen, can this one -- i think maybe that this incident shows that life is still even as complicated as it's always been?
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>> well, again, back to rosa parks, that one case raised the real debate about denial of public accommodations and what it meant and denial of the right to vote. this one case should open up the issue of pervasiveness of race profiling, of the subprime lending struggle. i wish at some point the president would meet with countrywide and wells fargo, for example. most of these subprime housing lending was driven by race profiling, not just the police profiling but judges, for example. and so, this is a teachable moment if we, inform, now address the issue of -- racial profiling is deadly, it's costly, expensive and really bad for your health. >> last but not least, will it always be this way, or will there be a time in america when we're color blind, when owe ear
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class blind, when we're gender blind, when we're disability blind? >> no one desires to be blind. we should be conscious and we should be caring. i think real deal here is that an explosive situation, president obama tried to reduce it in the dr. gates and crowley case. we didn't hear the woman say anything about black, about backpacks, said maybe they're in their home. the overreaction is a matter to be dealt with in days to come. i hope this kicks off a real concern about how to close what president obama calls a structural inequality. that means enforcing civil rights law. it really means stopping racial profiling as it comes to enforcing eeoc, contract compliance, affirmative action. and what makes this issue so explosive is that it is so pervasive, it is so ill deal and so immoral and it must be stopped. i hope it will get beyond the means of the president and dr.
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gates and crowley and get involved in this discussion doctors of the attorney general's position about this and each agency of government has a real role to play in ending institutional, structu l structural, expensive racial profiling. >> reverend jackson, thank you for your time this morning. good to see you. >> thank you, sir. dave price is at the weather board. what's going on outside, man? >> let's go to the pacific northwest once again. look at this. temperature in portland today could get up to 105 degrees, in the mid-90s in seattle. again, this is high heat. a lot of folks up there because it's always so cool or often so cool, don't have ac. a very dangerous situation there. lower tennessee valley, little rock, montgomery, heavy rains today. scattered showers throughout the south and unstable air and potentially some strong weather rolling through sections of the midwest and great lakes. we will watch that. nice day but scattered thundershowers possible in the northeast, everybody.
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a real quick summary dallas got some much-needed rain, cool things down. it's going to warm up once again into the 90s today. south texas is warmer than that. that's a quick look at the weather picture. back to you, julie. thanks, dave. up next, the terrorist next door. feds break up a homegrown terror cell that will surprise you. and getting sick after getting a divorce. why you're five times more likely to suffer disease.
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let's get to the latest news headlines with russ mitchell. good morning, russ. >> good morning, everybody, and to you at home. cbs news correspondent bob orr has redales from washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, russ. seven north carolina men are in custody after the fbi busted their dream to carry out terrorist attacks overseas. according to a seven-count indictment just unsealed, boyd and six others, including his two sons are charged with conspiring to kidnap, maim, and injure persons abroad. they stockpiled weapons at their camp in north carolina. 20 years ago, boyd trained himself at terrorist camps in pakistan and wanted to recruit over jihadis.
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officials say they're not connected to any other terror group and never targeted america. >> thank you very much. a new study finds texting and driving is even riskier than previously believed. virginia tech researchers found texters take their eyes off the road more often and for longer than other drivers including cell phone users. and truckers who texted while driving were 23 times more likely than others to have a collision. 7:21. back to julie. >> thanks, russ. still to come, blue m&ms, blue gatorade. do you think they're just fun to eat? >> well, there's an ingredient they both share that might be part of a medical breakthrough. and we'll have that in our next half hour. this portion of "the early show" sponsored by big lots -- the real deal. can i pour? you can help me pour.
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way too early to coordinate anything. but good for them. welcome back to "the early show" on this tuesday morning, everybody. every time we go out there at 8:00 for the last couple weeks the crowd's like, where's julie, is she getting big, when is she due? she is back, everybody, and you can see for yourself -- baby boy is doing well? >> yes. i think he likes blueberries. i had some last night. each one was like doing that little thing. we have a lot coming up in this
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half hour. good news for airline passengers. you may not have to be forced to wait on the tarmac sitting on the plane for hours anymore. we're going to have the latest on a passenger bill of rights. >> remember that a couple summers ago? people were sitting on planes for four or five hours. >> yeah. >> exactly right. and we've got blue m&ms here, some blue gatorade. we'll tell you why this could be, we emphasize could be, part of an important medical breakthrough. very interesting story, and that's coming up in just a couple minutes. but first, in the united states, 50% of all marriages end in divorce. now a new study shows that the emotional effect of divorce can have a lasting impact on your helle even if you remarry. >> when you're married, you're a unit, a team, and you tend to be happier, at least in our marriage. >> less stress. >> reporter: researchers have
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no phone for years that marriage is good for your health. >> happy, healthy. >> that's what she tells me. >> reporter: but they've been less clear on how you'll do if you lose your spouse to death or divorce. >> a disruption in a family like that can lead to suppression, anxiety, other kinds of psychological illnesses. >> reporter: divorce can wreak havoc on a person's health. according to a study in the september issue of health and social behavior. analyzing data from nearly 9,000 adults 51 to 61, researchers found those who had been divorced or widowed suffered 20% more chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, or cancer, than individuals who were currently married. the study also suggests that divorce can be so traumatic that not even tying the the knot again is enough to reverse the physical and mental toll. so, does this mean people should stick together even when it gets really tough? >> someone's in a bad marriage, i would want to help them make it better but wouldn't rule out
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the idea that it may need to end in divorce versus staying together for sake of health. >> joining us now, clinical psychologist dr. jeff gardere. good morning. >> good morning. >> if someone is going through a divorce, should they line up their attorney and their medical doctor? >> yes, because we're finding that gorse is so traumatic on the system, on your mind, on your body, that it's important that you consult your physician or even talk to a mental health professional about the stress that you're going through so that you don't become sick. >> so, what's your professional opinion? if you're in an unhappy marriage, is it healthier to stay in that unhealthy marriage or go through a divorce? >> well, this study shows that if you are in a toxic marriage, an abusive marriage, a marriage where there's violence, where the two of you just cannot get along, it's best that you get out of it because the health benefits are much better because you're reducing that stress and getting out of that very terrible situation. >> what does the study say about gender and age? is it healthier if you're young
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and you don't know better, you get a divorce? is it easier on the men or the women? what does it say? >> well, what this study has said and other studies have said is that men seem to reap the benefits of being married much more than women as far as their emotional and physical health where women tend to do better financially because of marriage. >> why is that on both ends? is it because the wife is always telling the husband, don't eat this, go exercise? >> well, that's exactly the point. we find that women do take care of their spouses much better than perhaps men do. so, they will tell them, please go to a doctor, because you know as men we're afraid to go get our colon os copies and medical tests and so on, so the wife is on top of the husband saying please, please, please get checked out, get healthy because after all, we need the money. >> but the guys normally don't like to be nagged that way. >> they don't. >> but we should nag them that way. >> they don't like to be nagged, but i think if you keep pushing
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them in the right direction and tell them it is about love and about staying healthy so that they can have a good marriage and raise their families, that guys after a while they tend to listen. >> in the final seconds, why is it that the study shows even if you remarry you can't erase all the bad effects that go into your last divorce? >> well, because we're finding that it is such a trauma to the system being in that divorce or being widowed that it does take years to come back even if you are married, but the advice we seem to be giving is go ahead and remarry because you can get better in time. >> keep hope alive. >> that's right. >> dr. jeff gardere, thanks very much. >> always a pleasure. >> same here. dave has another check of the weather. >> all right, julie. i'm single and that's why i'm in the shape of my life. let's take a check of the weather, folks, see what's happening all across the country, shall we? we go to the maps and we'll begin out west where you are just sweltering in the corridor between seattle and portland and
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re reno. look at these numbers. seattle, today up to 96 degrees, the record for today 98, all-time record 96. it's going to get warmer or be just about as warm tomorrow so, we're skirting with all-time records. portland at 105 today. the record for the day, we're going to blow it out to 101. 107 is the all-time record. tomorrow, more of the same. let's widen out the maps right now for a quick look at the rest of the country. watching the lower tennessee valley, little rock into alabama, into the state of alabama, you're going to see some rough weather. the rest of the south, some scattered showers and some moisture coming up from the caribbean and the atlantic. and as we take a look at the midwest, we'll see some unstable air, as well, typical for this time of the year. watch it with the winds off padre island. you could see some rough surf today and scattered showers possible in the area around the northeast and new england, too.
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that's a quick look at your weather picture. west coast looks pretty good. central rockies could see some showers. maggie, gang, to you. >> you are in the shape of your life. >> what shape is that, maggie? >> we'll just leave it there and let people decide. >> go ahead. do that. >> thanks, dave. up next, we have great news. if you've ever spent hours inside an airplane, don't go away.
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some new hope this morning for airline passengers who are sick and tired of being stranded
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endlessly on the tarmac. cbs news transportation correspondent nancy cortes is in washington to tell us about some new legislation. good morning, nancy. >> reporter: good morning, maggie. lawmakers have tried this and failed but a bill is getting new support after a senate committee voted yes to give more protects to air travels. a "usa today" investigation released today findings that since january 2007200,000 domestic passengers on 3,000 flights have waited for more than three hours to take off or taxi to a gate. a passenger's bill of rights working its way through the senate would require airlines to allow passengers to get off planes that have been sitting on the tarmac for three hours or more. >> this is a commonsense law. it's easy for them to comply with. >> reporter: some airlines argue most passengers don't want to get off because they hope to eventually continue to their destination. if the plane goes back to the gate for even one passenger, it slides to the back of the
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takeoff line for everyone else. >> it means that you have a high likelihood of having that flight cancel. >> reporter: the number of planes delayed for more than three hours on takeoff has actually declined since 2007. the passengers bill of rights still has a long way to go before it could become law. the house must take it up. and with all of congress consumed by health care at the moment, air travels may find themselves taking a back seat for a while. maggie? >> we understand, nancy, that wait times are actually going down even before the legislation. why is that? >> reporter: well, part of it is because some of these embarrassing incidents where passengers were forced to sit on the tarmac for hours and hours with no food and water. they'd videotape their ordeals and post them on youtube, so the airlines kind of wised up. but it's also because in this economy the airlines are reducing their schedules, they're flying fewer flight, and that reduces pressure on the system as a whole. >> all good news.
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in this morning's "healthwatch," blue dye and spinal cord injuries. there are more than 12,000 such injuries each year, and research from the university of rochester suggests the blue dye, such as the stuff that's used in m&ms, can perhaps prevent paralysis. our dr. jennifer ashton is here with details. good morning. >> good morning, harry. >> this is a real study, a real place, not the phoney baloney grocery store -- >> absolutely. university of rochester, reputable study, great researchers. >> what did they find? >> this is actually a follow-up study to work they did, harry, five years ago on spinal cord
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injuries, and they found by chance, which is the way a lot of discoveries in medicine occur, that the same blue dye that's used in things like gatorade and m&ms actually can help reduce the injuries around a spinal cord injury. we saw there, then after the treatment, there was less waste, less zone of injury, and the secondary injury after spinal cord injury, the swelling that really causes the problem. >> is this similar to -- sometimes they treat spinal cord injuries with cold now, sort of in a very immediate way? is it the same effect? >> it's not, actually. we have a grapho texplain how this works, and it's a little complicated. but basically, three main actions. whenever there's an injury in the spinal cord, you have a molecule known as atp, which is everywhere, gets released in very high amounts, binds to that receptor, then triggers a cascade of cell death, which then leads to swelling. if you can think of these
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molecules like a key fitting into a lock, the blue moll keel is what they found to be contained in this dye, locks after the cascade so you don't get the cell death and swelling. >> different all together. >> totally different than the cold or thermal protection. >> how do they t perceive them? because there are is the side effects with the blue paws and everything. >> thoort that's right. >> how did they find this out? >> really cute. ears, paws and eyes temporarily get blue but it does go away. what researchers found with this is they gave it intravenously, whereas in the past they had to inject it right into the spinal cord, obviously something you don't want to do with a spinal cord injury. more work will be occurring with this. this has to be given within hours of the injury, but it holds a lot of promise for the people who suffer from spinal cord injuries. it's not just the one injury that matters. it's the secondary injury that really gets people. >> secondary.
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welcome back to "the early show" on this tuesday morning. i'm julie chen along with maggie rodriguez, harry smith, dave price, and a very lively french-speaking crowd behind me. also ahead this morning, the highly anticipated princeton review of the best colleges is out this morning. we're going to break down top schools and go over the section on how to find financial aid. so, the schools that offer the best financial aid and also the top party schools, best dorms -- >> central college. >> actually, penn state was -- >> top party school? >> top party school. >> you're giving away all the stuff. >> i see my alma mater is flagged but i don't know why it's out there. we'll find out. university of miami. i can personally attest to it being a good school but i don't know how it ranks. >> good as a party school? >> in every rayway. well rounded. also this morning, we are going to usher in a whole new
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age of pizza. "bon appetit" magazine sought out the best recipes in the country. they got more than 7,000 entries and brought us some of their most creative. and we'll make our favorites. >> and we will deliver that to the audience in half an hour or your money back. >> first, russ has a look at the news. >> thank you very much. a law enforcement official tells the associated press that michael jackson's doctor gave him a powerful answer thet tick the day jackson died. the official said jackson was given the drug propofol by dr. conrad murray. the official said authorities now believe drug may have killed jackson. murray's lawyer says he will not comment on what he calls rumor and innuendo. several men are being held without bail, suspects in a homegrown terrorist plot. cbs news correspondent bob orr has the latest from washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, russ. they never came close to carrying out an attack, but seven north carolina men are in custody today after the fbi bulsed their dreams to commit
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jihad overseas. the alleged ringleader is dan yet patrick boyd. according to a seven-count federal indictment just unsealed, boyd has two adult sons and four others are charged with conspireing to murder, kidnap, maim, and injure persons abroad. sources say the fbi used wiretaps to infiltrate the group as the men stockpiled weapons at a north carolina compound. boyd's prosecutors say he attended terror training camps in pakistan 20 years ago and fought alongside afghan forces against the soviets and wanted to recruit others willing to die as martyrs. but he didn't have much luck. boyd and the boys traveled in 2007 hoping to conduct terror activities. they returned to the u.s. a short time later without success. still, neighbors in north carolina were stunned by the arrest. >> i really can't believe it. you don't see anything around here except cows. terrorists? that's a little much, don't you think? >> reporter: sources say the men
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do not appear to be connected in any way to al qaeda or any other larger terror group, and there's no evidence at all they ever plotted against u.s. targets. russ? >> bob orr in washington, thank you very much. a judge appointed a guardian for the estate of nadya suleman's octuplets. it's to make sure her babies are protected and that child labor laws are followed. she and her youngsters are scheduled to do a reality tv show in september. 8:04 on this tuesday morning. dave is outside on the plaza with another check of the weather. david? >> hi, russ. nice to see you. harry is saying hello to folks over here so we're going to interrupt this conversation. i just want to say hello to these folks, too. >> yes, sir. >> we want to put them on camera. >> absolutely. >> proud members of? >> the united states navy. >> based where? >> naples, italy. >> here for a conference. >> yes. >> who do we say hello to at home and where? moo my mom and dad and my sisters valerie & rhea in
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oregon. >> and how about you, sir? >> my parents in rochester, new york, and my brother in san diego. >> thank you for your service to the country, and say hello to the rest of the members you'll run into at the conference. let's take a check of the weather and see what's happening across the country, everybody. we'll put up the maps. it looks like we'll see flooding down tours potentially through portions of the tennessee valley and in towards the southeast. little rock up to a couple inches. you could see some heavy rains rolling right along interior secs of the gulf states and then even some rain in atlanta today and throughout georgia. so, keep that in mind. rough weather in portions of the midwest and the great lakes. high heat in the pacific northwest, scattered showers in the northeast, and the southeast is going to be on the hot side, as well, nice along the west coast.
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"allure" magazine's beauty editor kristin perrotta is here with us. good morning. >> good morning, maggie. >> these are constantly evolving, these anti-aging treatments. these are brand new? >> brand new, cutting edge. they're just fda approved. one is still awaiting fda approval for a specific purpose but they're exciting. >> they're not a flash in the pan. they're here to stay? >> they're here to stay, improvements on things we already have. >> let's start with this on set with us. this is the only one of the four you can actually do at home. >> right. the other ones you would not want to do at home. the tanda is a version of the dermatologist l.e.d. treatments. those treatments use different wave lengths of light to stimulate collagen and decrease wrinkles, get rid of sunspots. in a dermatologist's office, you sit in front of a screen, like a computer screen. at home, you have the tanda, which uses red light and it's small, so it takes longer to use -- you don't want to put it
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on if you're -- >> okay. okay. >> too bright. but you use it on your face. you just flash in the different spots. it takes about 15 minutes to do your whole face. you do it every day, and dermatologists you do it with a retinol. >> let's see beforand after. do you know how many treatmemast this is? is>> i> ths s ter 30 days. >> okay. >> sos , 30 day, and you will s more treatment. 30 days i have to say is actually really quick. >> that's quick, yeah. >> most at-home treatments are going to need something for like six months. >> all right. the next one, you call it the new botox. what is it? it's a new version of botox. botox still exists. botox is still a good product. but this is here to challenge it. the difference between botox and disport is that disport seems to, number one, act quickly. people have been frustrated because they want botox immediately before their wedding but it takes a week for it to set in. you have to plan ahead. botox lasts three to four
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months, disport lasts five months. at this point, they're both the same price, so that's the appeal of disport. what we think is because they're competing against each other it will drive down the price of both. >> works the same way weather injections? >> injections. it's causing -- it's paralyzing the muscles and that's what causes your wrinkles to cease to exist for a period of time. >> all right. we've got to get to the next two. the third one is the line filler. what is it call? >> evelyns. >> evelyns. >> it's a new version of collagen. collagen was always dermatologist's favorite for plumping your lips. the problem with collagen is a lot of people are alernlic and they had to do tests before hand. dermatologists usedther fillers but they caused ngbrsiui. evolence lasts nine months as opposed to two to three months.
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>> you can see the lines next to the mouth. last, laser lie poe. >> i'm most excited about this. this is a laser that is not fda approved for this but it's being used off label for this. it will be approved soon. it's cool-touch laser. it doesn't burn the skin. it's used on the outside ofhe si sk tin mt fat. for people who have small pockets of fat, you can lose a few inches. people have to do six treatments, $2,500, but on average, people lost over 3 1/2 inches. >> does it last? >> it lasts as long as you don't gain a ton of weight back. like liposuction. i'm very excited. >> like you need it. >> thank you. up next, the thigh's the limit when it comes to fashion this fall. nothing beats walmart's unbeatable prices... but now they have new areas where i can find the brands i use every day-- and save even more.
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julia roberts made the thigh-high boots famous for all the wrong reasons in the film "pretty woman." well, it looks like thigh-highs are hip once again, returning as one of fall's hottest trends. style expert katrina szish is here to explain how real women can wear them. good morning, katrina. >> good morning, julie. >> i saw some of the looks on the runways and on the runway models they look hot, fabulous. but most women are not runway models. how do we ware them out looking y looking inappropriate? >> thigh-high boots, m ty,saoh, say, saoh, no, condition go fro runway to real way with, but you can, because they give your legs a little more support. a lot of women out there wear leggings and this is actually kind of a more structured way to cover up those legs, wear those mini skirts and feel a little more covered up and warmer, which is a great thing to do. there are flats, heels, different styles. they work for every woman no
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matter her height or age. >> and you say we can wear them to the office? >> you can wear them to the office. you have to choose carefully. >> all right. our first model. >> tina is wearing a great office-inspired look. keep your workplace in mind. this won't work in every office, but what we've chosen here is a boat that is suede, not shiny black leather. it's more matte. no buckles. it keeps the long, lean line that really blends with her very office-appropriate dress. >> i like it. >> so, depending on the environment this is actually something you can pull off and you can add a little more accessories to go at it. >> okay. what about for on the weekends? >> on the weekend you can play a little bit. this is our bohemian weekend look. here's one of those flat books we've been talking about. this is from jimmy chu. we're pairing it with a pair of fun shorts, a bohemian paisley top. you don't eve haven't to wear tights with these boots. they go a little over the knee. they're not as fitted so they're
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a more relaxed, casual vibe. maybe not someone who doesn't want the high look. >> they're not hugging. >> because they have that stitching around the top, it does gave little support. there's a little split in the back and it stays up and out. >> okay. thank you. our next one, downtown diva. >> this is someone who really loves to mix patterns and texture, so we have these great studded boots. the heel isn't too high. they have a little bit of that casual slouchy look. i can see kate moss wearing something like this. and this is something you can also wear with a little black dress and black tights but you can mix it. this is something comfortable to walk in but it also has an edgy appeal. >> how do you decide, the last two looks, not wearing tights, bare skin. how do you -- >> this is where you have to be careful. if you're wearing a mini dress, something sexy on top, you want
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to cover the legs with tights. if you're wearing something a little looser, more casual, you can forgo the tights. >> okay. our last work we're calling glamazon. >> for that sexy night out. i was inspired by robert palmer's video from the '80s. that's back for fall. this is not the outfit where you want to skip tights. if you're wearing a sexy mini dress, definitely go for the opaque tights, not the sheer tights. and the color is important. monochromatic. keep everything in the same range. >> this is risque. >> it's for a night out, not for the office. >> all depends what your office is all about. i'm kidding. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> for more on this thigh-high trend, go to our website. now over the maggie. thanks, jules. those are nice but there are
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some fashion trends you look back on years later and think, what was i thinking? jules, come back. you're not escaping this. >> okay. >> some of our regrettable fashion choices. let's start with harry. go vy erod. the leisure it.od >> a great camaro he's leaning on. >> you actually wore something like this? >> i had something like that for about an hour in the late '70s. >> and what occasion would you wear that suit for? >> i worked in radio, and -- >> thank god. >> i didn't make any -- i didn't make any money, so i worked at night, and so that was -- >> whoa. >> like a bad movie. >> were you a dee jay? >> could you do the "saturday night fever" thing? >> oh, gosh. >> you were a dee jay? >> yeah. >> what about you, jules? what did you wear that you regret now? >> well, i heard from katrina that the '80s look is back. my laura sunglasses.
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>> but those are cute. >> remember the '80s, you'd be, like -- right? so, can you tell i'm from queens? >> that's not bad. >> i get beth my '80s trend won't come back. every summer i would wear a bandanna like this around my hair with a necklace. >> oh, there we go. >> i thought i was the hottest thing on the planet. >> gang member. >> right. >> oh, boy. in the late '70 i iad had ly pesrteantsrnd polyester shirts that i found at my anmoms house. >> nice. >> don't light anything around that. >> by the way, this is photoshop, not the real suit. >> and mr. price? >> when i was in college -- well, i sll have young jet straight hair -- i got a perm. i walked into studio 208 in ithaca and i go i'm not popular with the ladies, i have bangs.
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and she said, perm it, baby, perm it. i had no idea. >> did it work for you? >> could we show that again? >> it was horrific. horrific. i cried the next three years of college. >> i know. so awful.
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the enthusiasm of youth. well, there you go. >> got to love it. >> welcome back to "the early show," everybody. >> we should have our french fans here every day. what a trouper, this gentleman. voila. >> that's amazing. we are very big in paris, by the way. >> huge. >> huge. >> huge, huge, huge. >> yeah. that's right. coming up in this half hour, arianna huffington is here with some thoughts on everything political, from health care to sarah palin to -- we're going to cover a lot of territory with
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her in just a little bit. >> also in this half hour, we're going to see which colleges make the grade in this year's princeton review, which has some important new information on financial aid along with the traditional best party school rating. >> and we're having pizza for breakfast, but not just any old pizza. we have some exotic ingredients that are -- what is that sound effe effect? >> slurp. >> if you want, you can turn down the volume but watch the segment any way because it's the country's best recipes. >> dave has a final check of the weather. >> looks nice in new york, right? >> yes. >> but that's deceive lg because scattered thundershowers can pop up, as they have. >> it's been tropical. >> right. all that humidity and moisture coming in off the atlantic. we're going to still see some of that as we head to the southeast. let's go the to the maps right now, everybody, and check it out. lower tennessee valley, that's where you'll see some of the heaviest rain, maybe interior
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sections of the gulf coast, too. rain in the florida peninsula, up through the carolinas and georgia. the great lakes, some showers there. some of those could be strong. into the central rockies. the big story, by the way, is out in the pacific northwest where we see that high heat, record-setting heat over the last two days or so, continuing for at least another day, and in many areas there because it's typically so cool you don't see air conditioning in homes. so, intense heat tomorrow. as we head further eastward, you're going to see some cooler air through the plain states and the central plains. more thundershowers rolling into the northeast tomorrow. some of those could be strong. and stormy many the southeast. a rough surf especially around padre island into south texas. watch threat. windy conditions, and that's a quick look at the national map.
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we have friends from india. we have friends from arkansas. and we have friends from up north in ontario. nice to meet you, as well. that's a quick look at your weather picture. harry? thanks, dave. a growing number of african-americans have decided to only support black businesses. we looked at one family's year of buying black. >> liquor store, funeral, liquor store, funeral. this is what the black community is. i want to change this. >> reporter: this is crime-stricken west chicago, not
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so far from barack obama's chicago home, where maggie anderson is implementing her own plan for change in america, a crusade to resurrect black-owned businesses. >> for the past six months, my family's been living off of black businesses. for the next six months, we're going to do the same thing. this yearlong project we call the empowerment experiment. >> maggie, her laushgs and her husband, john, a financial planner, along with their two young daughters, have pledged to support only black-owned businesses for one year. so far, they've spen over $45,000. >> money does not stay in the black community, and that's because the business owners in that community do not live in that commune, do not in that community. >> reporter: so, maggie drives more than four miles from her home to deposit her family's money with a black-owned bank. >> good to see you, dear. >> you, too. >> reporter: on the other side of town, john frequents a
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black-owned dry cleaner. >> take care now. >> people have cancer in their families, they do their best to work towards curing cancer. to me, the problems going on in our black community, that our kids are choosing gangs over college, that our kids don't think that it's possible to be a business owner in america, even though we have a black president, this is my cancer. >> reporter: maggie drives 16 miles for groceries to give her money to the only black-owned grocery store she found in chicago. >> 16 miles for bananas may sound crazy to some folk, but to me it means empowering this community. our movement. a revolution. >> reporter: and she's traveled thousands of miles, signing up over 8,000 members to the empowerment experiment. >> we've heard criticisms like this is exclusive, even racist. >> yeah. i use that racism for black people to say these are our
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problems. we need to fix them. >> with me now are maggie and john anderson and in los angeles, media commentator larry elder. good morning, all. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> it is not something you do casually. >> no. >> this is not an avocation. this is something that clearly comes from a passion within you both. does this still feel like a good idea? >> every day, increasingly it becomes a more powerful, a more -- it's a wonderful experience for us. some people think about the driving 16 miles and all the sacrifices we make in terms of driving. that's a sacrifice. our life is not a life of sacrifice. our life is empowering. >> what are the business owners' response to see the work that you're doing to try and make sure they succeed? >> well, business owners have obviously found us to be extremely positive in that they know that if we're supporting them we're helping create role
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models and, you know, propagate more businesses and growth that obviously is going to help get -- you know, keep wealth in the black community. >> right. this is going to feel to some people, though, like it's a kind of reverse racism. people are sitting and looking at this now saying this is crazy. >> well, you know, let's clear up a couple misnoerms about the project. you know, first of all this is an academic exercise that we're trying to bear out from a statistical standpoint how, you know, if more dollars are invested in particularly underserved black communities, that we can bridge a lot of the social gaps -- >> and this whole thing about trying to build more businesses and -- >> exactly. for some people, it might be a controversial message but it's a goal and something we carry about. >> let me get larry elder in here. is this a laudable goal? do you look at this as a laudable goal? >> i share andersons' desire to share black
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entrepreneurshipship, and it's clear that there should be more black businesses in the community, but i do think businesses succeed or fail based on things like quality, service, value, convenience. and those are the qualities that will determine whether or not you succeed or fail. i was a small business man for about 15 years. my dad is a small business man. he ran a restaurant for about 40 years. and both of us had mainstream clientele. we expected that when someone walked in and we provided a good service, that they would come back. it seems to me the more productive thing to do is to encourage people to understand what it takes to start and to run a business. and it's hards, hard work. have a good business plan. have a marking niche. have a strategy. and provide good quality, good value, and good service and people will patronize your businesses. if we encourage people to patronize businesses based upon race or ethnicity, then aren't you encouraging jews to do that and asians to do that and hispanics to do that? what if voters did that? if voters did that, we wouldn't have president barack obama.
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>> you want to respond to that? >> yes. first of all, we are not giving business owners any kind of license to offer anyone poor goods or services. we are uplifting quality black businesses. but at the same time, we are encouraging those folks who are looking for ways to empower our community to do so by reinvesting our dollars, now approaching $1 trillion in buying power, into those communities that need it the most and the one wes care about, and that is the black community. the black community is disproportionately impacted by every measure of social and economic progress in this nation, and nothing is going to change, nothing is going to change if we stay business as usual. >> right. >> we are not asking business owners or giving them a crutch. what we're asking is for those people who want to do something about the black community and are hindered by stereotypes about black business, here's your chance to go out of your way and investigate black businesses -- >> take a breath. what we'll do, let's come back in a year.
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>> okay in a year. >> and see how it went. >> well, actually -- >> hang on. for now, we have to leave it as it is. >> okay. >> thank you very much for sharing your story. larry, thanks for getting up early on the west coast this morning. >> thank you, larry. >> for more on buying black, go to our web site. julie? thanks, harry. from biggest party schools to dorm-like palace, the princeton review has been rating every aspect of college life for more than 25 years. this year's much-awaited best 371 colleges has added a new category -- financial aid honor roll. joining us now is author robert franek. good morning, robert. >> good morning. thanks so much for having me. >> it's about time you had this category because college is not cheap. the top three schools that offer the best financial aid packages are? tah-dah. drum roll. what makes swarthmore number
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one? >> swarthmore does almost the impabl, which is to meet 100% of a family's demonstrated needs. we all know finances are a concern, but they do the near impossible with the a stickers price, giving out nearly $30,000 in an aid package. we generated that for 600 schools on our website. >> and harvard and stanford up there. >> on that list as well as our best value colleges list. we did 50 public and 50 private schools, all of this will help you not mortgage your future to pay for school. >> everybody wants to know the biggest party school, because we want to make sure we study, not go to these party schools. one, penn state university followed by university of florida, university of mississippi. all right. how do you know penn state is the biggest party school? >> it's a big question, and we go directly to college experts, students at college.
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and we ask them for their experiences inside and out. beer consumption, hard alcohol consumption, drug consumption on campus, hours of classroom spent o -- spen outside the classroom and sororities and fraternities. first time at the number-one spot. >> the parents are horrified. they're like, honey, you're transferring. so, then on the opposite end of that, the top three stone cold sober schools. brigham young university. that's not a surprise, right, because it's a mormon -- >> mormon school. 98% of the students are mormon, and they've been on the list consecutively for 12 years. >> wheaton college in illinois, number two. why are they so straight? >> again, a religious school. students sign a cough nuclear power plant -- covenant that they won't drink on campus. >> and who has the best dormitories?
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>> smith college in massachusetts, an all women's school. and actually they kind of go against the tide of traditional residence halls. they have 36 residential houses, a fireplace, a piano, a housekeeper. wonderful quality of life. >> all women there. >> all women. five women schools are on the top list so, there's a connection. >> and the final connection. best food? which university offers the best food? >> virginia tech, and this is its second year. they do phenomenal stuff. they serve over 15,000 meals a day shg, 11 different dining ha snoops i would have never guessed. i had pretty good food at usc. i have to check out virginia tech now. robert franek, thank you so much. >> what a pleasure. thanks for inviting me. >> let's head back to harry. julie, thanks. arianna huffington is taking time out from her very popular
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website "the huffington post" to update us on her big bestseller. it's called political corruption are undermining america" . and she joins us this morning. how many years ago was this? >> 2003. six years ago. >> enron. >> enron, global crossing, tie kor. you know, we put a few people in jail, we've had reform, but we've left the system unchanged. >> seems like a million years ago. >> seems like a million years ago. >> are there similarities to this current financial crisis that may have had seeds from that crisis five or six years ago? >> there's a direct line, because the smm was left unchanged, basically unregulated, basically that the free market would make it all work out find, that companies would do the right thing. and what happened six years later is the scale is so much more enormous. in 2003, they were playing with billions of shareholder wealth. now they are playing with trillions of taxpayer money.
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and my concern, harry, and the reason why i updated and brought the book out again is that we are ready to do the same thing again. we are ready to move on. "newsweek" has a cover story saying the recession is over. >> is over, right. >> announcing multibillion-dollar profits, the storm up to 9,000. what i'm saying is this victory dance is premature. it's happening on top of a very shaky financial system. and next time it collapses, and it will collapse again -- >> the interesting thing is every time it happens, everybody says there has to be more regulation, more regulation, then there's a pushback on that and things tend not to happen. >> exactly. >> how can business succeed without being so regulated? >> it's not about being regulated. it's about businesses being too big to fail. >> let me ask you on a completely different subject, health care, the president wanted at least some documents on his desk by the end of the
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summer. any way this is going to happen? >> it's not going to happen. >> is it going to happen, period? >> i think some form of health care is going to pass, but i'm afraid it's going to be very watered down. the president will have to surrender on the public option, and if he surrenders on the public option, there will not be enough competition for the private insurance companies that are causing so much -- >> the private insurance companies will drive them out of business if there's a public option. >> no, because you see right now we need to contain costs. we're never going to be able to contain costs without some real public competition and without some real emphasis on prevention. >> has he reached a far enough across the aisle to get consensus for this to move forward? >> i don't think that's the problem. the problem is he needs to draw a line in the sand. >> right. >> that says health care reform without a public option, without real prevention in the system, without containing the drug industry costs is not meaningful. >> right. what about tort reform and other
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things like that? they say they could save $100 billion a year if they could get people to prescribe less procedures. >> you know, advertising. i'm sure you love it on television. it's tax deductible. not exactly containing costs. >> arianna huffington, as always, a pleasure to see you. "pigs at the trough" rereleased just in time. there you go. up next, this may be upsetting to pizza purists, but we're about to make some creative pies that have everything from its incredible deals.
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if you like exotic toppings on your pizza, you'll love this. "bon appetit" magazine just held a contest to find the best pizza recipes in the country.
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good morning, andrew. >> good morning. >> more than 7,000 entries. >> 7,000 entries. it was the fourth annual pizza classic, cabot wines and "bon appetit" challenged people to come up with these amazing pizzas and we got 7,000. some of the most popular ones -- the most popular, gorgonzola with fig. >> a pregnant woman will try anything. >> the most exotic -- >> can you put pickles on there? >> the most exotic one was spicy pizza. it sounds a little weird but it actually works with chicken on top, black sesame, cilantro. >> that's good. like a salad. >> arugula on top. truffle oil on top. this is -- in this huge pizza revolution boom, so one of the great things about the u.s. as opposed to italy is we can do whatever we want with pizza. there are no rules. >> no rules. >> to that end, let's make our
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own and do whatever we want. harry didn't like the dough, so he's going to -- see? >> calzone. >> what are the tricks to keep in mind making pizza at home, andrew? >> sometimes i'm a purist, i think. don't overdo it because hen the crust i think gets soggy. high, high temperature in the oven when you're cooking. don't do that. >> don't do what harry's doing. >> when you're doing that, you've got to use a little flour. >> minimally. >> minimal. okay. >> whatever you want to do with it. we have some tomato sauce, pro sciutto, baby artichokes, pesto, black olives. >> jules, what's your favorite normally? >> the canadian bacon with the pineapple. >> hawaiian. >> i love the hawaiian. i saw your nose scrunch up, andrew. >> and what would your pizza be these days? >> oh, anything. >> wait a minute.
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oh, here it is. here is the -- in case upped to see what it looked like -- >> it looks just as messed up -- >> right? >> little dessert built in with the fruit. >> is this this one is your favorite, harry? >> i found it at a little pizza place in the south of france many, many years ago. it was a basic margherita pizza with the crust and on all of the tables there was this beautiful chili peppers-infused olive oil. >> in italy, they finish it with olive oil to give it that fresh -- >> right. basil on the top like that. really, really good. >> this is a nigh mare to you. this is something that hawnious. >> yeah. i can't -- >> come through in my dreams. >> i like mushrooms, unindian, and tomato. >> i'm going to man up and taste it. >> have you ever had it before with the pineapple?
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be done now with the sun out. leesburg 81 degrees and manassas 72. in town we have 75. dew point pushing 70. almost a tropical feel to the air out there and light southerly winds. seven day in a moment but get a traffic update first from kenny burns. 270 leaving germantown to the plate and the spur moving to the outer loop of the beltway jammed between route 1 college park to the mormon temple. southbound 95 sticking with maryland, slow leaving laurel at 198 to the beltway. downtown silver spring, northbound georg avenue is closed at wayne avenue. as you can see they have the fire trucks there. no delays traveling through the area. >> partly sunny to mostly sunny. hot and humid today. slim chance of a storm. tomorrow 87 and isolated afternoon storms. much of the seven-day forecast. 9 news now at ngup coming up in a few minutes. we'll receive you then.
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