July 9th, 2013
08:29 AM ET

'New Day' Exclusive: Survivors Speak Out & New Video Shows Passengers Fleeing Plane

"New Day" is covering the latest in the crash-landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, including brand-new video of terrified passengers fleeing for their lives just seconds after the jet went down.

The scene is pure chaos as terrified passengers scramble to evacuate.

“Moments after impact, emergency chutes deployed from the plane,” CNN'S Miguel Marquez reports from San Francisco International Airport. “You see one person zipping down, then a stream of people running for their lives.”

Several emergency vehicles surround the plane eventually.

Two people died in the plane crash, and incredibly, more than 300 survived.

In a CNN exclusive, three young survivors from that Asiana flight tell their stories of what it was like inside the crash, and how they survived.

CNN's Sara Sidner has their story.

“Fifteen-year-old Esther, 13-year-old Joseph and 11-year-old Sarah Jang and their parents were all inside that plane,” Sidner says.

Sitting at the back of the plane, all five were hurt, but the entire Jang family made it out alive.

“When we all were reunited, my family and I, I was really glad," Joseph says, "so I started crying.”

Returning from a family vacation, Sidner says the Jangs had set out for a memorable trip: “The first time the children were going to South Korea for a glimpse of their heritage, but on the way home they ended up learning a frightening lesson of survival.”

Follow along at CNN.com for more on the investigation into the crash.

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July 9th, 2013
05:50 AM ET

"Morning Minute" with Michaela Pereira – July 9, 2013

Need to get today's top stories on-the-go? Watch Michaela Pereira's morning minute now!

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5 Things to Know for Your New Day – Tuesday, July 9th
July 9th, 2013
05:20 AM ET

5 Things to Know for Your New Day – Tuesday, July 9th

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of “5 Things to Know for Your New Day."
Every weekday morning around 6, we’ll hit the top five stories of the day, clue you in on a few other buzzy items, and let you know about some of the must-watch stories coming up on CNN’s new morning show, “New Day.”

1. ASIANA AIRLINES CRASH
Shock and survival: The three Jang children couldn't wait to get off the plane after 10 long hours. But then the seats in front of them collapsed on their knees. Luggage went everywhere. The helplessness and horror of a plane crash is a story few live to tell. But this morning, we hear from the kids in a CNN exclusive from Sara Sidner.

Watch the full interview with Esther, Joseph and Sarah Jang on New Day at 6, 7 or 8.

2. EGYPT COUP

Decree and doubt: I am giving up many of my powers. That's the message from Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour. He also said there'll be elections in about six months. That's great news for those who wanted Morsy ousted. But it's hardly going to appease the Muslim Brotherhood members. Yesterday, clashes between them and troops killed 51 - the deadliest day of the unrest. Will today bring more of the same?

Reza Sayah will have the latest on the growing tension in the Arab world’s most populous nation at 6 and 7.

3. ZIMMERMAN TRIAL

He wasn't packing a punch: After a year of boxing training, all George Zimmerman knew how to do was throw a short punch, and he wasn’t even good at that. A friend who trained Zimmerman told the jury that the former neighborhood watch leader was a big guy, but “soft, just physically soft.” That's from testimony we heard yesterday.
We also heard from Trayvon's father who said the voice on the 911 tape was his son's. Other witnesses said, no, that was Zimmerman screaming. Comedienne Roseanne Barr has a great idea:

An attorney for the Martin family, Daryl Parks, will join us at 8. HLN’s Vinnie Politan will give us his analysis of the trial during the 7 o’clock hour.

4. BIN LADEN REPORT

Doting grandpa, paranoid terrorist: Who'd have thought bin Laden was living a life even weirder than Breaking Bad's Walter White? But thanks to a leaked report, we know some really fascinating bits about the world's most wanted terrorist's very ordinary days. He'd garden while wearing a cowboy hat. (We'll pause for a bit, while you picture that.) He also held vegetable growing contests for his kids and grandkids. They needed to be entertained somehow, since TV and the Internet were a no-no for them. And he once shaved his beard off. (We'll pause again. Go ahead, conjure up that visual.)

5. AFGHANISTAN TROOP WITHDRAWAL

Obama's had it?: Apparently, Afghanistan's Karzai dissed him one too many times. This morning, we learned that Obama's thinking of pulling all troops out of Afghanistan next year. Before, the U.S. and the Afghans were talking about maybe keeping a small number of troops to train Afghan forces. But looks like that number may be zero, a White House source tells CNN.

Those are your five biggies for the day. Here are a couple of others that are brewing and have the Internet buzzing.

- "Strong enough to walk through hell": Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight want to tell everyone they're doing OK. In a video posted on YouTube, the three Cleveland women who were missing for a decade just wanted to say thanks for the support. Oh, and the fact that everyone had (surprisingly) left them alone, keep that up.

- Pat being Pat: TV evangelist Pat Robertson has done it again. Just a couple of months after he seemed to condone men cheating on their wives, he's caused a tizzy on social media by suggesting a novel idea for Facebook: A 'Vomit' button, so he can click that whenever he sees pictures of a gay couple kissing. <SMH>

- Coach, move your feet: Jets coach Rex Ryan is better at avoiding bulls than he is Bills. The New York skipper went to Spain on vacation and donned the cute white outfit with red sashes and ran down the streets of Pamplona. We’re sure the video of this event will never, ever be shown in summer camp when the Jets get back together. At least he did a better job avoiding a hit than he did against the Buffalo Bills last season.

- Don't make momma mad: Some men in Sumatra were checking their traps when they discovered they had killed a tiger cub. Then the adult tigers discovered the men. Then the men discovered a tree, but one of the six was caught by the tigers. The five remaining hunters called on their cellphones for help but it was five days before the tigers were scared away.

- In lieu of flowers: 12. 11. 11. 12. 11. That’s the number of losses for the Cleveland Browns the past five seasons. They had another loss recently. A diehard fan of the team, a season-ticket holder who died on July 4th, asked in his online obituary for six players from the team to be his pallbearers so that they can “let him down one more time.” Not an original joke, but still funny - especially in an actual obit. A CNN affiliate reports the team will present his widow with a replica jersey bearing his favorite player’s number.

There you go. All you need to know to get an early start to your morning.
Be sure to tune in to "New Day," from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET, join us at CNN.com/NewDay and go and have a GREAT NEW DAY

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