Netflix customers are fuming, and Starbucks is taking a stand to end the looming fiscal cliff. Here is Wednesday's edition of "The Pulse".
A pair of much-anticipated releases helped give Hollywood a nice boost on Christmas day. Universal's "Les Miserables" took the top spot taking in 17.5 million dollars. The Quentin Tarantino film "Django Unchained" grossed 14 million.
Netflix customers have been upset since the movie service went out on Christmas eve leaving many customers without their favorite Christmas movies. Now, Netflix is saying the issue was the result of an outage at an Amazon web services' center in Virginia. Netflix has been fully restored as of Tuesday and a spokesman for Netflix says they are still investigating the outage.
George H.W. Bush
Former President George H. W. Bush is in the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital. Bush was admitted more than a month ago and has been battling the lingering effects of bronchitis. Bush's spokesman says a low-grade fever and other issues prevented him from being released.
Starbucks and the Fiscal Cliff
Starbucks publicly taking a stand on the looming fiscal cliff. The companies CEO is asking workers to write "come together" on the coffee cups they serve on Thursday and Friday. He said it's a way to quote: "send our elected officials a respectful but potent message, urging them to come together to find common ground."
Plenty of people woke up to a white Christmas in the river valley, but for others, winter weather came at a cost. Dangerous and deadly weather tore through parts of the US. The system spawned multiple tornadoes, including this one in Alabama. . Officials say a tornado touched down five times in the mobile,