October 15th, 2013
09:33 AM ET

For 2nd Time In 2 Days, Dry Ice Explosion Reported At Los Angeles Airport

For the second time in two days, dry ice placed in a container exploded at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported.

CNN's Rene Marsh reports.

The explosion took place just before 8:30 p.m. at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, the airport police said.

CNN affiliate KCAL said the blast took place in an employee restroom, inaccessible to non-employees.

Former FBI investigator Stephen Moore says "what you've got here is somebody, this isn't a prank, first of all. A prank is you do it once, you see that the FBI shows up and the airport shut down and you say this has gone way too far. Doing it the next day with two or three more on the ramp is, somebody's disgruntled."


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October 15th, 2013
09:23 AM ET

Kindness Contagious At MN Dairy Queen

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff,"  a family honors their beloved with a generous visit to Dairy Queen. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

A beloved family doctor from Chaska, Minnesota, loved his patients and his ice cream.

When he died, to honor his memory, his family visited their pop's favorite Dairy Queen and gave $200 to pay for everybody's treat, a sweet reminder of the man they loved.

Then, the people who received that free ice cream, paid it forward, too.  Customers spent $700 for everybody for the entire day.

In a great coincidence, the Dairy Queen clerk was Joey Prusak. He's the young manager who saw a customer steal a blind man's money, and refused to serve her unless she gave it back.  When she wouldn't, he dipped into his own pocket to help and Warren Buffet called him with praise.

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October 15th, 2013
09:17 AM ET

Sen. Corker (R-TN): "Not Time To Spike Football Yet"

Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) praised each other on “New Day,” telling Anchor Chris Cuomo that a bipartisan group in the Senate is working on a solution to government gridlock.

Sen. Corker said that the process was “hijacked” by “a number of folks” on the Republican side, who “wasted two months focused on something that was never going to happen.”

He added, “To be candid, this is an embarrassment to me that we have spent all this time on a rabbit trail leading us to where we are.”

“I think when you look at it, 12 or 13 Senators coming together at a table, people like Bob Corker working very hard behind the scenes within his caucus, working basically on the same kind of plan – I think it’s going pretty well,” Sen. Heitkamp said. “And I think that it’s kind of like, you know not to criticize anyone, but the adults have taken over.”

“[Senator Heitkamp] is one of the best people that has come to the United States Senate. She came here to solve problems,” Sen. Corker said. “We’re working together on a housing bill that I think will transform our housing finance system in a way that is going to be great for our nation. And I do want to thank her and all the folks who helped get us to a place where at least we’re talking about a solution. But look there’s a lot of work that’s going to be done over the next two or three days. I don’t think it’s time to spike the football in the end zone yet.”

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October 15th, 2013
08:19 AM ET

Sen. Pryor: Senate Deal May Pass Tomorrow

Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) told “New Day” Anchor Chris Cuomo that an agreement to end the shutdown, raise the debt ceiling and pave the way for further negotiations could come today and pass tomorrow in the Senate, and the deal “should have bipartisan support in the House.” By getting 70-80 votes in the Senate, Senator Pryor believes that this would put “pressure on the House to get this passed.” He said that some Republicans who are “childish” and “irresponsible” have been the real problem in Washington.

“I think we’ll get an agreement today in the Senate," Senator Pryor said. "I’m not saying we can pass it today because [there are] logistics about drafting and getting it to the floor and the procedural things we have to do…. My guess is we’ll pass something in the Senate tomorrow, get it over to the House as quickly as possible and hopefully they’ll pass it shortly thereafter.”

He added, “It should have bipartisan support in the House. And one of the goals that we really set out within our group is we said look, we don’t want 60 votes, we want to get 70, 75 to 80 votes on this if we possibly can because we think that that really puts pressure on the House to get this passed.”

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