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complications from rheumatoid arthritis. freye launched a solo career and tried his hand at acting. they got back together in 1984 and have been touring together ever since. david shuster picks things up here from. hello, everybody. i'm david shuster. just ahead in flint, michigan the crisis has deepened. and we'll bring you the inside story of the deal that freed three american prisoners in iran. and accusations that are rocking the world of tennis. there are allegations that three grand slam players got paid to fix their matches. ♪
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we begin tonight in flint, michigan, where more national guard troops have been deployed to try to help the city deal with a water contamination crisis. this weekend, president obama declared a state of emergency. much of the trouble began nearly two years ago when flint in an effort to save money switched its water supply, polluting the city's tap water with lead. the contamination problems have now reached a dangerous and critical level. andy roesgen has the latest. andy? >> reporter: david nobody knows when this water system will get fixed. so one of the short-term goals to get every household in the city of flint at least one clean water filter, so at least one spigot in every home has one. and before that the goal of the red cross here is just to get everything clean bottled water.
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the red cross is going block by block, knocking on doors, seeing who needs bottled water. and the mood here is as bittlerly cold as the weather. >> we're afraid. we're very afraid. we don't know what damage has been done to us. >> reporter: governor rick snyder apologized again today. but the governor also took aim at some of the presidential candidates, accusing hillary clinton and others for what he said were attempts at politicizing the crisis. >> i said it was outrageous that the governor hadn't acted, and within two hours he had. >> reporter: regardless, residents are looking for answers. >> we don't know what to do. the governor has given us this and that, but we're still here. you know, we're still hurting. and we still need a lot more
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help. >> reporter: and as people scrambled monday to get cases of water from the national guard, they are still feeling the effects. >> we start itching. you can't keep your skin oilily or nothing like that. >> reporter: the national guard set up in fire stations around the city, condition even keep track of the number of cases of water it has doled out. >> i was very surprised at the amount of bottled water on the ground, the amount of filters, how fast they are getting here, and how fast they are going out. >> reporter: this is a flint resident, so moved by the crisis, he just joined the volunteers on monday. >> people can't even leave their homes, and some don't know where to go, some don't even watch the news. >> reporter: the residents are wondering how long this kra sis will go on. >> it's terrible. we live in america. >> reporter: emergency management officials doled out some 26,000 cases of water last
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week alone. and every single day they have go out and replenish the supply. >> andy thank you. iraqi security forces are searching for three americans tonight missing in baghdad. officials say the americans all believed to be civilians were probably kidnapped over the weekend. all communication with them stopped on friday, and the search has reportedly began saturday morning. iraqi security forces have closed streets and are conducting the searches, door to door. today "washington post" journalist met with his editor for the first time after being released from prison in iran. lisa stark has the latest. >> reporter: jason's wife's smile said it all, free after 544 days in an iranian prison.
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the "washington post" journalist, his wife, mother, and brother together at the u.s. military's medical facility in germany. doctors are evaluating his health and those of two other freed americans, a former marine, held for four years, seen here in germany with his family and congressman. and christian pastor who's wife touted his release on twitter. they were let go after more than a year of secret negotiations. >> he was held nearly in solitary confinement. he had one person in the room with him. so it's going to be a process not just to getting back to spending time with people. >> reporter: a fifth person was released separately on saturday.
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>> he is looking forward to coming home and having serious hamburgers and things like to. >> reporter: in iran the head of the international atomic energy met with president rouhani on monday. the u.s. is keeping close watch, even as the obama administration this weekend lifted sanctions related to the nuclear deal, it imposed new sanctions on companies and individuals involved with iron's ballistic missile program. >> reporter: republicans applauded the release of the americans, but blasted mr. obama for cutting a deal that included dropping charges against some american iranians who v vol -- violated sanctions
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against iran. the family of those released, though, say they are just happy to have their loved ones free. lisa stark, al jazeera, washington. meanwhile more details have emerged about the odyssey of those ten u.s. navy sailors who were picked up last week in iranian waters. the u.s. military says the sailors were intercepted after the diesel engine on one of the boats had a mechanical problem. they had two sim cards removed from their phones but were otherwise unharmed. the united nations says it is holding off on issues invitations until the united states and other sponsors decide which rebel groups should be represented at the syrian
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talks. >> reporter: the u.n. envoy who is supposed to immediate talks between the syrian government and opposition in a week's time. but it's touch and go whether they will now go ahead, according to the french foreign minister. >> obviously we hope that the negotiations will take place, but there are some questions, which have to be dealt with. >> reporter: the u.n. in new york, ambassadors arrived to hear a briefing from the envoy by video conference from his office in geneva. all still expressing a determination the talks must start on time. >> it's important the talks go ahead from this month. we're going to hear what progress he has made on this. >> reporter: doesn't look like the talks will take place? >> i hope so. >> reporter: but the russian ambassador knows his own
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government has problems with the current plan. president vladimir putin was meeting the amir of qatar in moscow. the russian leader will have made it clear he believes the list for the opposition delegation should have more secular figures and eventation from kurdish groups. even though currently on the opposition list are not yet committed to attending geneva. they want reassurances that what happened last time, the negotiations that happened two years ago won't be repeated. they claim the syrian government deliberately derailed those talks. they want to ensure that if that happens again, there is a planb. it is thought this time around the former will begin with days of what are known as proximity talks. the two sides will be accept in
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separate rooms with the envoy shuffling between them. i am told that he has said that anyone who takes part in the negotiations in either delegation will not be allowed to be a part of the transitional government that the talks are supposed to create, so there are rules in place but for talks that for now look far from certain. the price of oil dipped below $28 per barrel today, it's lowest point in 13 years. the drop follows the lifting of nuclear sanctions against iran over the weekend. iran announced it will increase production by 500,000 barrels per day. it helped drive the price of brent crude down, and later moved up slightly. the global collapse of oil prices has been a boom for americans at the gas pump, but more than 100,000 americans have lost oil industry related or
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funded jobs over the past year. this city likes to call it's a the birthplace of the cowboy, but it's oil that accounts for the town's fortunes in recent years. >> it has given our community and our county a chance to kind of advance a lot of programs and things that they were wanting to do. >> reporter: the prairie landscape is dotted with new oil wells, thanks for dramatic advances in hydraulic fractionturing. that development has made the u.s. the world's biggest producer of crude. but the more america, the opec countries, and others add to the global surplus, the less each barrel is worth. >> it would make sense for all of the producers to ratchet back
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production a bit, but individually, and that's the calculous each country or energy company is making that it makes sense individually for them to continue the production at this level. >> reporter: as a result some drillers who depended on high oil prices to fund their expenses are being driven into bankruptcy. job growth in texas a constant bright spot in the u.s. economy job growth, is projected to be one third of what it was a year ago. the crew working at this drilling services company is just half the size it was this time a year ago. joe says he is too discouraged to pay attention anymore to the price of crude. >> it's not so much maybe not the money, it's the uncertainty of the fact you don't know what
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you have day-to-day. it's the fact that any day it could -- you know, it could get worse. >> reporter: some find hope of new markets since the u.s. dropped its 40-year ban on oil exports. but no one here is looking for the day that crude once again sells for a hundred dollars a barrel. tom akerman al jazeera. in hawaii coast guard officials believe they have recovered life crafts from two mari marine -- helicopters that crashed. there is still no sign of the crew members. rescuers from multiple agencies are continuing around the clock searches. debris consistent with the helicopters was found yesterday. up next, accusations of match rigging against some of the biggest stars in tennis. and oscar backlash.
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after no actors of color were nominated, now there is a boycott. ♪
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a new report says that by the end of this year, the world's wealthiest 1% will own more than the other 99%. 62 individuals held as much wealth as the bottom half of the world's poorest, 3.6 billion people. the wealth of the richest 62 meme have risen by 44% since 2010, up to $1.76 trillion. in that same period, the wealth
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of the poorest half of the world's population fell. a form u.s. military base in afghanistan has found a new use. it is now a drug rehabilitation center that is much needed as there are millions of drug users in that country. our correspondent reports from kabul. >> reporter: it was the biggest u.s. military camp in kabul. now it is the largest treatment center for drugged a diblths in afghanistan. most of these men are homeless. scarred by long years of addiction. they receive three meals a drain, training suits, and a [ inaudible ]. many praise the treatment center, but some complain about the quality of food and lack of proper medical services. outside they get fresh air every day and the chance to exercise. keeping fit and busy is important. they are not allowed leave.
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visitors come twice a week. government leaders have yet to approve a budget of approximately $4 million a year. this is one step on a long road. doctors here say the program starts with a 45-day detoxification and rehabilitation process. >> they will do physical activity. and we will teach them [ inaudible ]. for example, they will learn carpentry, painting, and et cetera. now it's six months a long period of time. so after that, we teach them their career. of course the government has decided to just send them to other ministries for their jobs. >> reporter: afghanistan is the world's biggest producer of opium. opium is turned into heroin, which is sold world wide.
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illegal drugs are cheap and available. these men remain vulnerable. unemployment is high and addicts can easily return to their old habits. the ministry says there are about 2.4 million adult drug users, and there are only 123 treatment sen -- centers across the country. in this center a moment of joy for the addicts, temporarily forgetting their battle which they could win or lose. the world of professional tennis has now been rocked by allegations of match fixing and the scandal is hanging a dark cloud over the first grand slam event of the year. tennis officials flagged 16 top players over suspicions they were repeatedly involved in match fixing.
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a 2007 investigation discovered match fixing by russian and italian gambling cindy indicates. after winning her match today serena williams was asked if she had ever seen evidence of that on the court. >> i can only answer for me, i play very hard. and every player i play seemed to play hard. if that is going on, i don't know about. >> reporter: atp chairman responded to the allegations saying you can have lots of information, lots of reports, but it's about getting evidence that we can use. the president and founder of the tennis channel joins us tonight from california. first of all, what do you make of the allegations? >> it was very surprised that it was players that were that highly ranked. i understand players that are not making a lot of money falling into that, but i have never heard of anybody that successful. >> there has been an
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extraordinary amount of betting on tennis matches for the last couple of years. should that have been perhaps an early warning sign? >> tennis is a great sport to fix. it's so easy to throw a match. so to protect the authenticity of the sport you have to be vigilant in putting up barriers. >> wouldn't that mean having more people on staff to force these people to give up their cell phones and some of the other records that may provide data? >> reporter: absolutely. i think they were investigating, they just not make it public. >> you have a tennis channel there, and nobody likes to have their sport tainted, are you
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nervous at all? >> well, first of all, i'm the president of a different company now. it was founder of the tennis channel and ran it for a long time. but i'm still a gigantic evangelist for tennis, and every dollar that comes in from the perspective of a fan or sponsor is based on authenticity, so if we have proud to out there on the court, our sport is going to implode, so i hope they are vigilant and i hope they really jump on this, and stop it. >> it would seem there might be incentive for players who are ranked below, say, 200, because these players have to pay for their travel and coaching and lodging, and some don't make more that a hundred thousand dollars playing on a professional circuit. >> yeah, for a younger player, you could spending $250,000 a year, and you could make 30.
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that's very reasonable for that to happen. so if you have a chance to earn $50,000 for throwing a match, or stay at a tournament for ten days, win it, and only make 2,300, there will be a lot of people that will pick the first option and not the latter. >> is there anything the world of tennis can do to try to clean it up if in fact this is problem? >> if they give light hand slaps for offenses like this, they are going to be in a world of hurt. again, what really caught me off guard was the fact it is top 50 players. those players are earning so much money, you would think they would never get involved with this. >> steve, i want to shift gears on you for a second. we know you left indiana university and a had a heck of a
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music industry later on. any reaction to the death of glen freye. >> oh, no, i'm learning that in real time. you are kidding me. >> no, the news came out about two hours ago. what goes through your mind when you hear news like this? >> it seems like there has been so many great musicians that have passed away recent. david bowie, just last week, so it's crazy. glen freye seems to vibrant. >> steve, the pride of indiana, remarkable businessman and musician in his own right. thanks so much for coming on our program. >> i'm actually with kodak now. so i'm producing films. >> congratulations. up next, democrats are
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increasingly feeling the burn in the wake of last night's clinton sanders debate. and we will look at the connection between the civil rights movement and black lives matter. ♪
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exactly two weeks from tonight at this very hour, the results will start coming in from the i iowa caucuses. last night in south
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carolina, the democratic candidates for president faced off in yet another debate, only this time the front runners hit each other very, very hard. >> the democratic campaign became a republican campaign. there's fighting. >> reporter: hillary clinton went on the offense, taking aim at bernie sanders's position on gun control. >> he has voted with the nra, with the gun lobby numerous times. he voted against the brady bill five times. >> reporter: sanders was forced to defend an inconsistent record on gun control. >> what do you see is the difference between what you would do with the banks and what hillary clinton would do? >> first difference is, i don't get money from big banks. >> reporter: sanders highlighted
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hillary clinton's relationship with wall street. >> people have police records for possessing marijuana when the ceo's of wall street companies who destroyed our economy have no police record. >> he has criticized president obama for taking donations from wall street. >> reporter: when clinton countered with her position on reforms wall street, sanders passed his quizzical look and shot back. >> can you really reform wall street when they are spending millions and millions of dollars on campaign contributions? >> reporter: the two verbally jousted over healthcare, with hillary clinton positioning herself as the candidate for continuity, while accusing the senator of threatening to tare up obamacare. >> that is nonsense what a medicare for all program does is finally provide in this country
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healthcare for every man, woman, and child as a right. >> there are things question do to improve it, but to tare it up and start over again, pushing our country back into that kind of a contentious debate, i think is the wrong direction. >> reporter: the heated exchanges grabbed much of the spotlight, leaving martin o'malley, the number 3 struggling for air time. >> we need to take a braeb -- >> just ten seconds. >> o'malley was so clearly shutout by the other candidates, the phrase poor o'malley was trending on twitter. the favorite, according to twitter, bernie sanders was the most searched candidate during the debate. >> our police call czar joins
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us. [ laughter ] >> thank you. it was incredible. they were yelling back and force at each other. >> and the "washington post" said that bernie sanders mopped the floor with hillary clinton. >> i heard from some people in the room that it was much more favorable for hillary clinton in the room, but for people watching on tv or listening on the internet, that sanders did seem to come on top. the entire first hour was devoted to sanders. hillary clinton was really responding to him, and so it did seem like he had a lot of the momentum going into the debate and coming out of it. >> how crucial it is that his trend numbers have been going out, and hilaries sort of going down, for bernie sanders to essentially own the first hour of the debate, that's huge, right? >> it's huge. and she needed to try to stop his momentum two weeks before the iowa caucus, as you mentioned, and she was not able
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to do that. now that said, she was very strong last night, but she couldn't stop bernie sanders and that is going to be the problem. you can see the clinton people are very, very worried at this point. >> to south carolina, there was hillary clinton embracing barack obama last night, no distance between them. was that -- and maybe this is me just being cynical, but is that just about african american voters, that she wants to show, african american voters in south carolina, there is no difference between president obama and me. >> i think last time -- south carolina was what did her in. and he is incredibly popular with progressives. there is just a poll out which showed that 93% of likely iowa caucus goers support president
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obama. so it makes sense to embrace him on the one hand, on the other hand, you saw in the debate, it sounds like bernie sanders has all of these things he wants to do. and she kept saying no, no, no. we don't want to go back to changing healthcare system. so she was very pragmatic. for her to keep saying it is too much for us to handle, young people think they can handle anything. so he is very attractive to them. >> let's assume he wins wyoming -- in the worlds of david shuster can south carolina lumpableable with those two states. >> hearing some say he is well organized in south carolina on the ground, if we wins iowa, new
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hampshire, november november and then goes into south carolina, there is a chance he can do well. >> just a couple of months, and we have the tape, you suggested that there was no chance that donald trump would win the republican nomination. we don't have too many of these shows left. do you want to amend that? >> not about donald trump. i will go on the record again saying he is not going to win the republican nomination. >> really? >> really? >> what do you want to bet me? >> we'll talk about that later. [ laughter ] >> speaking of donald trump, and we heard her say donald trump will never win the nomination. well, today, donald trump took his campaign to the heart of evangelical america. he delivered the speech, he said he will end the against christianity. >> if you look at what is going on throughout the world.
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you look at syria, where they're -- if you are christian, they are chopping off heads. christianity is under siege. i'm a prod -- protestant, and we have to protect, because bad things are happening. >> trump also bashed president obama and said hillary clinton will be a continuation of the obama presidency. in response to a public petition, members of the u.k. parliament have begun debating whether to bar donald trump from entering the uk. >> reporter: many here said he thrives on publicity and scandal, and they should ignore him, but they were forced to hold this debate because of the
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sheer size of the petition. they seemed united in condemning his rhetoric, and one by one they thrashed him. >> i have heard of a number of cases where people have been excluded for incitement, for hatr hatred, i have never heard one for stupidity. >> reporter: several muslim mp's said he should not be treated differently because he is rich. >> he is extremely high-profile, involved in the american show business industry for years and years, he is interviewing for the most important job in the world, his words are not comical. his words are not funny. his words are poisonous. >> reporter: the petition to ban was signed by more than 570,000 people, the largest ever to spark a debate in parliament. driven partially by suggestions
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that there are no-go zones are in the u.k. >> i would be delighted for him to show us where these no-go zones in the u.k. >> reporter: trump has threatened to pull out of a billion dollars golf course deal in scotland. >> if i win or lose, some points have been made, and people are thinking about the implications of this man in the world. there is a huge difference between free speech and hate speech. >> reporter: one british mp said the best thing to do was to proceed with the grand british tradition of ridicule against
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donald trump. that's the best remedy, he said. and there was certainly a lot of ridicule today. two prominent black members of the film community here in the united states say they will not attend this year's academy awards, after the academy failed to nominate any black actors. for the second straight year, all of the nominations went to white actors. >> i am begging for acknowledgment, or even asking diminishes dignity, and diminishes power, and we are a dignified people, and we are powerful. and let's not forget it. so let's let the academy do that with all grace and love, and let's do us differently. >> spike lee joined smith in
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saying he will not attend the ceremony either. >> reporter: the director of the fbi today laid a wreath at king's memorial. james comey lead the ceremony. he said that king would have helped repair the damaged relationship between law enforcement and communities of color. president obama and the first lady filled bags are books for needy children. according to one statistic, nearly 1200 people were killed by police last year. some of those killings prompted protes protests and accusations of racism. and as michael shure reports the black lives movement faces some of the same obstacles and the civil rights era.
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>> reporter: in 2015 black lives matter protests erupted around the country, including in charleston, south carolina. for many americans the movement on its surface looks far different than what this country has seen before. this is a leader of black lives matter in charleston. >> we don't want to amplify our voice within the structure. we want to develop our power in such a way that we can pull out of the structure, have the opportunity and the ability to create our own structure, and then if we want to talk power to power, let's talk power to power. >> reporter: for many black lives matter activists it got african americans a seat at the table, but not a voice in the room. and it's the movement's anger towards policing that leads some to view it as violent? a september poll, 59% of white americans called black lives
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matter a distraction, with 41% saying the movement advocates violence. far different from the civil rights movement of the 1960s, right? >> but that's not the case. >> reporter: a veteran of the student non-violent coordinating committee doesn't think so. >> the perception of the civil rights movement is that it's different. >> reporter: a poll taken in 1963 showed that most americans opposed the march on washington fearing it was a call to uprising. and similar to black lives matter, a breaking point for the civil rights movement was the death of a young black man. >> you have to understand with emmett till, our whole plan of operation, what bedid of that, and how we did those things were to point out that black lives matter. emmett till mattered to us.
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>> reporter: he said the message that black lives matter faces are exactly the same. >> it's always that you don't know what you are doing. we didn't know what we were doing or talking about. we didn't know anything. >> reporter: but they knew something had to be done, and that is something they share with today's activists. >> as long as people are willing to answer the call to justice, we're all good. i believe in people, though, man. >> reporter: michael shure, al jazeera, charleston, south carolina. a controversial picture big about george washington is being pulled after a slew of criticism. it tells the story of a slave and his daughter baking a cake for the first american president. the publisher said it is removing the book because it may give a false impression to
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children of the brutal reality of slavery. in tonight's first person report, a writer's life can be a solitary one, but rewarding. we asked one writer to share his thoughts about the process and his latest work. >> my name is kim powers and i am a writer. i began writing out of necessity. i began writing in order to stay alive. i always jump into a project without knowing much about it in advance. i maybe have a few sort of roadblocks in the way, mapped out in advance, but i don't know a lot of detail. i sort of write about characters first, and write down everything i see in my head until the picture in my head disappeared, but that's the end of that writing session, and i keep building those building blocks together until a story starts
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creating. my most recent book is called "dig two graves," about a college classics professor, who at one time had been declared the strongest man in the world. he was the olympic decathlon winner, and he left that world of bran for a world of brains, and went back to the study of old cultures, greece and rome, now he had traded in the spandex for a scholarly robe. everything is going fine until one day his teenage dau dauth -- daughter is kidnapped. one of the smartest people i ever knew said a writer writes, period. start writing, because i had talked about being a writer forever, without ever having written anything. but it was in my bones. it was in my dna that i was
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going to do it at some point, and you have to just jump in and start writing all the time. >> his latest book is available now. up next, under pressure, why one school is easing up on its gifted students. the move has divided parents.
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the university of cincinnati will pay $4.8 million to the family of samuel due bows who was shot dead last year by a police officer. the case remains unsolved and the officer remains released on bond. a new jersey school district recently made some surprising changes to the school's curriculum as part of an effort to ease the demands of children who are overburdened with
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homework and various activities. >> it's a concern that a lot of people have, david. this is a very high-performing district. parents move there just for the good schools, but leaders worry some of that drive may also be harming the kids. ask these gifted middle schoolers how they spending their afternoons, and for the most part it's all work and no play. >> a lot of kids are really stressed. >> reporter: just so i'm clear, all four of you, every day after school, you are studying, doing homework until you go to bed. >> pretty much. >> yeah. >> reporter: how stressed are you every day? >> recently i have been often stressed. >> often stressed. >> sometimes stressed. >> often stressed. >> i feel afraid to tell an adult that maybe i need to take a step back. >> reporter: it's part of
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growing up. hating homework, freaking out about tests, dealing with stress. but at this school district in central new jersey parents said what their kids faced was too much. >> i heard my son saying so many times, i can't handle it. >> average students tend to struggle throughout their time here. >> there were people throwing up and like being -- were very upset about the task and stressed out about it. >> reporter: the district near princeton university is proud of its reputation for having highly-driven kids. 86% of the graduating class went on to at tend four-year universities. the superintendent was worried. last year 120 students were recommended for mental health evaluations. 40 were hospitalized. two-thirds reported they were stressed all or most of the
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time. >> we're hearing about sleep deprivation, and suicidal ideations. and physically cutting. >> reporter: they have seen suicide clusters of students. >> that is no way to live. and that should be no way we want to have our students function. >> reporter: so he imposed bold controversial changes to lighten the load. every student can now participate in the music program. no matter their skill or talent. >> we're confident the education they receive will prepare them well. >> i thought it was a good idea, because there is more to life than getting good grades and doing home work and studying for tests and stuff. >> reporter: but the district faced backlash. >> my parents thought it was a
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bad idea. and usually on no homework nights my parents say, okay, now you can spend more time practicing pianos. >> reporter: a lot of parents are concerned you are basically dummying down the district. >> yeah, i they over time they'll understand that these mets the needs of their children well. >> reporter: for parents like this woman, something had to change. >> you cannot sustain study only. >> reporter: a bigger teaching moment, perhaps for many here, that not all of life's lessons are found in the classroom. the superintendent says administrators from all over the country have approached him looking for advise, and looking for ideas to ease the stress but not the expectations. >> jonathan thanks. dr. stewart is a pedestrian tradition and professor at st.
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louis university school of medicine. he conducted his own study on the impact of anxiety on students. doctor, first of all, a lot of parents will look at this and say you can got to be kidding me? welcome to being a teenager. but what did you find in your study in particular? >> the key is that it isn't just stress, it's actually profound symptoms of depression and anxiety as well. it's one thing to feel a little bit stressed or a little bit overwhelmed but when you are starting to suffer from these literal mental health problems, i think it's clear we have gone too far. >> and for a lot of people who have friends of parents that have seen their kids reach high school, it seems like an extraordinary amount of homework expected today. are you seeing a noticeable difference? can you quantify the difference say between 30 years ago?
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>> there's no question. when i went to school and getting one to two hours was an unusual event. so many of these kids report getting four or five even more hours of homework a night. night after night. you know, and unrelenting on weekends as well. >> and is the impact wide spread? >> the impact is unbelievable. one of the others is there's just not enough time in the day. it's not just homework, it's extracurriculars, and sat prep. and the biggest impact is a lack of sleep. >> there is some suggestion that local school communities with very high achieving parents are encouraging the teachers to make sure their kids learn x, y, and z, and there is also an expectation on the part of the
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teachers. >> it's not just one party, and i think that's one of the dangers. people want to point fingers, oh, it's the parents, oh, it's the teacher. it's really a collective program. it's the administrations trying to get kids in great schools, parentings who believe that their kids will be damaged if they don't get into an ivy league school and their lives will be lost forever. >> and these models for unwinding that, is there any potential for that to be embraced ash -- around the country? >> i would hope so. it's hard for me to imagine that parents would feel comfortable with their idea that their child would be suffering from depression, you know, or engaging in self injurious behavior, that's not appreciate or normal.
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and the only way to deal with this is back off on pressure. >> doctor thanks so much for joining us from st. louis university. tonight millions of music fans around the world are mourning the death of eagles cofounder, glen freye. ♪ >> reporter: he died in new york city after complications from rheumatoid arthritis a and -- pneumonia. when they broke up in 1980, he launched a solo far year. they reformed in 1984 and have been touring together ever since. glenn fry dead at the age of 67. up next, remembers dr. martin luther king, jr. ♪
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>> "inside story" takes you beyond the headlines, beyond the quick cuts, beyond the soundbites. we're giving you a deeper dive into the stories that are making our world what it is. we end your broadcast on this martin luther king, jr., day with a closer look at the civil rights movement icon. we listen in to the last speech he gave. he was assassinated the next day at just 39 years of age. >> i don't know what will happen now. we have got some difficult days ahead. but it really doesn't matter with me now, because i have been to the mountain top. [ cheers and applause ] >> and i don't mind --
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>> yeah. >> like anybody i would like to live a long life, longevity has its place, but i'm not concerned about that now. i just want to do god's will. and he has allowed me to go up to the mountain, allowed me to look over, and i have seen the promise land. [ cheers and applause ] >> i may not get there with ya. but i want you to know tonight, that we as a people will get to the promise land. [ cheers and applause ] >> so i'm happy tonight i'm not worried about anything. i'm not fearing any man! my eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the lord. [ cheers ] >> we all hope that your martin
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luther king day was filled with meaning and contemplation. and that is our news for this hour. thanks for watching. i i'm david david. ali velshi "on target" is next. >> i'm ali velshi. "on target" tonight. the troubling truth about taxes in america. rimp peoplrich people really doa whole different set of rules. soaking the rich is back in style for democrats. the latest example is hillary clinton's proposal to slap a 4% surcharge on annual income above $5 million. that would effectively raise what are