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introduced to super bowl baby. looks like denver is about to have a surge in tiny hats and boots. >> and finally take a look at these wedding photos out of syria. two newlyweds, 18-year-old and 27-year-old were photographed shortly after their wedding last friday with the ravaged city of homs as the backdrop. the groom is the soldier in the assad army and wore his army fatigues. i'm richelle carey thank you very much for watching. john siegenthaler is up next with more of the day's news. >> hi, richelle, coming up, we begin with tomorrow's new hampshire primary. as with iowa we know the polls can be wrong, and this contest could be the last chance for a few of the contenders. mike viqueira is in manchester
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tonight. >> reporter: john you see the weather behind me, that didn't stop many of these candidates some of them in very desperate condition trying to criss-cross the state and drum up a vote in the hunt for late-deciding voters? marco rubio like many republican rivals needs new hampshire, and he seemed to be on the rise here. >> thank you, george -- >> reporter: then came saturday night and the blistering attack at the latest republican debate. rubio repeatedly fell back on a standard talking point. >> this notion that barack obama doesn't know what he is doing is just not true -- >> there it is. the memorized 25-second speech -- >> reporter: an opposition narrative was born. the junior senator from florida is too canned. >> marco rubio-bot here. >> reporter: but it was the man who lead the attack on rubio,
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chris christie who still finds himself trailing badly. on monday christie pleaded on bended knee for support. >> i got dirt all over my pants and everything now. i hope i got your vote, man -- all right. good. hey! >> reporter: the republican leading in the polls, donald trump was challenged at a townhall. a man asking trump if he could look a syrian refugees child in the face and tell him he could don't be to school in the u.s. >> i'll look him in the face. >> reporter: bernie sanders is keeping up a frantic campaign face. >> our government belongs to all of us, not just the 1%. thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this az hillary clinton and her campaign lagged behind sanders among two key democratic groups. younger voters, and perhaps surprisingly women from all age groups. clinton rallied alongside husband bill hitting back to the
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charge from sanders that she is too close to wall street. >> senator sanders look about 200,000 from wall street firms not directly, but through the campaign committee. it didn't change his view, and it didn't change my view or my vote either! >> reporter: rubio made his pitch. in the crowd this husband fifthing the profile of the classic new hampshire independent having voted for democrats in the past, both now say they are going with rubio on tuesday. >> i decided yesterday. we went to the event last night, the super bowl party. i listened to his speech, and that's when i made up my mind. >> reporter: john a couple of things to add here. you see the weather is bad. turnout is everything. and a lot of people look at this and wonder if turnout will be
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suppressed. locals say new hampshire-ite are used to it. the clinton campaign really playing down expectations, almost conceding that they are going to lose to bernie sanders here from neighboring vermont. they sight the fact that he is from vermont. but they are counting on south carolina and nevada to give the victory back to her campaign. >> yeah in new hampshire they are used to the snow. michael shure is in sport smith, new hampshire with more on some of the candidate's last-minute strategies, and polling is strong, second marco rubio certainly stuck to his talking points today, that is during saturday's debate, repeating them over and over again. let's listen. >> let's dispel with this fiction that barack obama doesn't know what he is doing. he knows what he is doing.
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he wants america to become more like the rest of the world. >> chris christie hit him on that. how bad did it hurt rubio. well, the latest university poll has kristen saloomey -- chris christie over the charts. and jeb bush is in second place. it is showing that the trends here john have changed a lot since saturday. >> is this a make or break for people like christie and bush, and kasick? >> reporter: john, john unquestionably, it's make or braer, especially for christie and kasick, not so much for bush. bush is well financed. he has a super pac, we can go on in this race with disappointing results tomorrow. but if jeb bush does finish in
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second place tomorrow, or even with a strong percentage of the vote, john, it could give him momentum going south as the establishment candidate. john kasich or chris christie don't see that magic tomorrow, that could be the end. >> what about the expectations game. donald trump and bernie sanders had big leads in the poles, if they win by small margins could it be seen as losses for them. >> well, it is the same thing as iowa for donald trump. his expectations were to do better. his expects are to do very well here in new hampshire. if he doesn't anything short of this, or a big bush push is going to impress the voters tomorrow. >> okay. thank you. kevin corriveau is here with the
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weather. >> we have been watching a storm system just off of the coast, which has been bringing a lot of snow to this area and the south. i want to show you what we are looking at right now, as you can see towards parts of new jersey and new york, they are clearing out. we are seeing parts of massachusetts, and maine getting most of the brunt of the snow. almost all of new hampshire is under snow in the last few minutes. and the darker areas is where we're seeing heavier snow. where we do expect to see t the -- majority of the snow tomorrow, these are storm warnings still in effect probably until 6:00 am. the snow will continue through the night. we think in that area, five to eight inches of snow, up to the north it will be a little bit lighter. temperatures right now, not
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looking too bad. and we're talking about wind chills down about 1 degrees. we expect those to go lower in the overnight hours, but tomorrow doesn't look so bad in terms of snow. down here the snow is going to settle off to the north, but new hampshire is really going to deal with the snow. tomorrow below freezing, but they are not going to be too much below freezing. we are expecting the capitol at 30, and manchester at about 29 degrees. >> all right. k ken thank you. michael bloomberg confirmed he is considering an independent run for the white house. he says he will have to decide by march. some experts say a bloomberg candidacy would hurt democrats more than republicans. u.n. investigators are
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accusing the syrian government of quote extermination. they say thousands of prisoners have been tortured to death. german chancellor, angela merkel is criticizing russia over its role in syria. she says tens of thousands of civilians have been forced to flee their homes because of russian air strikes in support of the syrian government offensive. she says the strikes may violate a resolution that moscow voted for. she is in turkey for talks about the conflict in syria. zana hoda reports. >> reporter: there is a fuel shortage in syria, so the people living in the opposition-controlled east of aleppo city have begun to ration. they are preparing for the
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possibility of a siege. already supply lines have been disrupted by the government's offensive. fuel is needed in a city without electricity and a city that relies on pumping wells for water. >> there has been a rise in the price of basic goods because roads are cut and merchants are profiting. most soup plies are now coming in from the western countryside. we don't have enough supplies. what we have is only enough for a few days. >> reporter: it is known how many have left. but there are those who are too poor to pay for a ride out. a siege would only cause more suffering in a city devastated by years of war. the syrian government and itself allies have still not managed to lay siege to the rebel-controlled east of aleppo city. the only opposition, controlled road leading into those neighbors is coming under heavy air strikes. russian air power has also allowed the government toed
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advance towards the border with turkey. they have expanded their control town after town. the rebels have been fighting back. but on many fronts they have had to withdrawal because of heavy aerial bombardment. they have started to leave the main place of refuge for those displaced by the recent offensive. but there are those who have still not lost hope. activists returned to the streets from where their uprising began, to demand the creation of a united aleppo army. >> we are calling on the commanders, or else we tell them that people will remove you from power. >> reporter: they also had another message, the people of syria don't want bashar al-assad they chanted. it was a clear message from the
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heartland of the opposition that winning on the battlefield won't lead to peace. zana hoda, al jazeera, southern turkey. another tragedy at sea for syrian refugees desperate to reach europe. more than two dozen died when their boat capsized. nearly 400 people have died while attempting to cross already this year. canada's new prime minister is making good on his campaign promise to end air strikes against isil in the region. he said that canada will end strikes by february 22nd, but he said canada will triple the number of its troops training kurdish fighters in northern iraq. north korea now celebrating the launch of a satellite set into or bit on sunday. the u.n. condemned the move and called an emergency security
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council meeting. >> reporter: john with north korea defying u.n. resolutions and ignoring crippling sanctions, the u.s. is making prudent military moves to counter the growing threat that north korea could potentially threaten its enemies with nuclear-tipped missiled. the pentagon says the rocket launch was a bust. pentagon sources say the stat light is said to be tumbling out of control as it circles the earth, but as of north korea east rocket science the sunday launch was a clear success. the second time since 2012 pyongyang has demonstrated it has developed the kind of ballistic missile that could inner thi in -- er this reach the united states. >> what we're also doing is
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consulting with the south koreans for the first time about more missile defense capabilities to prevent any possibility that north korea could reach u.s. facilities or u.s. population. >> reporter: the system in question is called thad for terminal high allty radar defense. a system designed to shoot down short or intermediate-range missiles. inside or just outside the earth's atmosphere. >> we feel adding thad would only improve the posture and the reassurance level for the allice and our own forces in the region as well. >> reporter: sunday's launch came near the northwestern chinese border. it passed near okinawa and east of manila and posed no threat to
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the u.s. or itself allies. had it been aimed toward the u.s., the u.s. would have decided to shoot it down or it could have targeted the missile in its boost phase with sea-based interaccepter missiles. with last month's nuclear test and this month's missile test, the pentagon has to take seriously, north korea's claim that it can put a nuclear war head atop a long-range missile. so the talks on deploying beefed up missile defenses will begin within days, and within weeks the new system could be on the korean peninsula. new details on the bombing of a plane in somalia last week. surveillance video appears to
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show airport workers handing the man a skut case after he went through security. those workers have been arrested. the one person killed is now thought to be the suspected bomber. in taiwan at least 100 people have still missing in saturday's earthquake. the mayor of the hard-hit city says the death toll could rise. rob mcbride has more. >> reporter: a short distance from the collapsed building, this temple is busier than usual. new year worshippers join some of the volunteers who have come to this part of taiwan to help in the rescue. >> translator: the earthquake made us very fearful, and we are still afraid. >> translator: we pray to the gods for those who are still trapped inside.
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>> reporter: this tragedy has overshadowed the lunar new year for many in taiwan, but it may also have stirred others to join any communal effort doing whatever they can, even offering up prayers in the hopes more lives could be saved. >> reporter: on the grounds of the trample some of the volunteer groups and charities have made their base. this man and his rescue team came from central taiwan. on his first mission he helped save a life. >> translator: although we can't be with our families if we can save someone's life, then it's worthwhile. >> reporter: at the apartment complex that collapsed in saturday morning's quake, trapping hundreds inside, rescuers continue to find survivors. but time is running out. rescues have to decide whether to bring in heavy-lifting gear. the danger is causing further collapse that might endanger
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life. but for relatives of those still inside, it might be their only hope. rob mcbride, al jazeera, taiwan. coming up next on the broadcast, extreme emotional trauma, the reason give for a chicago police officers lawsuit against the estate of a teen he shot and killed. not just in this country, but around the world. getting the news from the people who are affected. >> people need to demand reform... >> ali velshi on target.
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the officer says he was forced to open fire when the 19-year-old swung a baseball bat at him, and his shot and killed legrier and an unarmed neighborhood. diane eastabrook is in chicago with more. diane? >> reporter: yeah, what a surprise by this, john, in light of the tensions running right now between the city of chicago's police department and the african american community here. he fatally shot the 19-year-old and a neighbor following a domestic disturbance back in december, right around christmas. he claims when he arrived on the scene, legrier came towards him swinging a bat, and the officer says he feared for his life and fired his gun, and that he didn't know that jones was standing behind legrier. >> this is an emotional and psychological trauma that this
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officer is going to have to car carry with him the rest of his life. the attorney for the family said this: right now the justice department is in the middle of an investigation of the chicago police department. >> what is the city saying? >> the mayor says the city does not support this suit in any way. it is not involved in this suit in way? >> what is the officer's status with the police department now? >> he is on paid death duty now. >> all right. diane thank you. officer peter leeang is facing murder charges after
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shooting a man in a stairwell in 2014. brutality and violence are a deadly part of prison life but the situation at one northern california facility so bad it may have lead five correctional officers to commit suicide in the past seven years. the high desert state prison in located in susanville a remote town in northeastern california. >> reporter: in the past serve years there have been five staff suicides here at high desert prison. scott jones was number three. his widow, janelle. in 2002, jones left the job at a grocery store and became a correction an officer. by 2012, janelle says, the excesstive violence and stress overwhelmed him. one morning he dropped his
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10-year-old son off at school, drove to a secluded area and shot himself in the head. a year before his suicide, scott and a few coworkers tried to get the word out. they sent this letter to the state's whistleblower tip line, asking for protection. they never heard back. his follow guards soon found out,ianel says, and they retaliated. >> you believe some of the commanding officers were actually fabricating things about scott, telling them to the inmates so that the inmates would target scott. >> yes. >> what effect did this have on him? because he constantly looking over his shoulder? >> oh, constantly, yes. >> what did he say to you? >> one of the things he said is that janelle, i thought going to do this job was the best thing for our fally, and i think this is the biggest mistake i ever
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made. he was liared of looking over his shoulder. he was tired of trying to understand what he heck they were wanting him do. he hated life. >> reporter: there are 32 other prisons in california and yet they didn't have all of these suicides. it seems that there is definitely something going on at high h desert. >> i think it has a lot to do with the town. >> prisoners make up nearly half of the town's 17,000 residents. now nearly everyone is connected to the prison. if you don't work there, you know someone who does. in a town this small, speaking up is a tall order. >> you may say something at work that gets them in trouble, and then you come home and they are right next door. >> reporter: the prison is the biggest employer in the county. in one way they are just as
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trapped as the inmates. >> you can see more of michaels report at 9:30 eastern time on "america tonight." coming up next on this broadcast, controversial remarks from gloria alds bright. plus the growing problem of heroin overdoses in new orleans.
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on the each of new hampshire, bernie sanders has been attacking hillary clinton for her ties to wall street. in that did not sit well with her husband. >> the only damaging vote that passed when i was president, with 80% of the vote in the center, was a bill that said that the government can't regulate them. but it said over the counter, it made it sound like you were going to take five bucks downtown and do it. her opponent, the champion of all things small, and enemy of all things big, voted for that bill, but you will never her say he is a tool of wall street because of that. they just made a mistake. >> reporter: clinton also criticized the senator's healthcare plan. a spokesperson called the
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attacks disappointing. the clinton camp turned to gloria albright. >> there is a special place in hell for women who don't vote for each other. christine pelosi is a democratic strategist, and is in san francisco tonight. welcome. why do you think millennials support bernie instead of hilary? >> well, i think it's a very exciting campaign, and i can tell you that young people support both bernie and hilary in much larger numbers than they support the republicans. so i think the message that democrats are spending about
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jobs, college, freedom, equality, really resinate with young people. so i think it will be a very exciting race, and i hope that it is true that no matter who is the nominee that people come together and realize that having a democrat is best for women and young people. >> but what about that special place in hell comment? doesn't it suggest that women can't make up their own minds that they have to vote for women no matter what? >> well, first of all that quote is about ten years old, so i think it's more matter of showing solidarity. i always call it being a one-men tr mentor. if there's a chance to put a woman in a place of leadership, widen the circle, center a woman, center other voices. so i have urged over and over again men and woman to be
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feminists and to follow feminist policies. i think barack obama is a tremendous feminist president. so having the gender doesn't necessarily make the difference. it's having the policy, and i think that's what is really important here. the democrats have the policies that help women. >> if those polls are correct, and they suggest the younger women are for bernie, in a larger number than for hilary. why? what do you think turns young people off about hilary? >> i think being turned on is not the same thing -- to one person is not the similar thing as being turned off to others. seniors are overwhelmingly for hilary. so if you are looking at bernie's message of equality of opportunity, and advancement for
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young people and free college that is very attractive to young people. but let's take the brooder view which is i think young people like the notion of challenging the status quo, and being told don't take our votes for granted. >> it would be anecdotal evidence, but a couple of weeks ago we had a young person who got up with the a town meeting with hilary and suggested that she can't be trusted. and that is a sort of theme we have heard. how does she turn that around? >> well, i think making the case that hillary clinton will be a great president for women and young people starts with she's committed to economic opportunity, she's committed to the rights of women and girls, ending medical discrimination and healthcare as we did in the affordable healthcare act, and extending further opportunities to small businesswoman. two key things she did as the
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mom of a daughter, is one, making sure our water is clean, and also making sure that children are free from the scourge of gun violence, which is why moms demand members such as myself are so excited that the candidates are talk about our issues, even the fact, john, that you are asking me who is better for women means we are fighting the fight on our grown. >> we heard the former mayor of new york, mayor bloomberg suggest that he might run for president. and there's some who believe that if he does run as an independent if hilary was the nominee, it would hurt her fight for any nomination. what do you think? >> i think it's highly unlikely that michael bloomberg could win, so why would you spending the opportunities and resources that you have running for
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president, when he could be spending those resources by electing people who share his values in terms of -- particularly in fighting gun violence and promoting universal background checks and keeping guns out of the hands of children and criminals, i hope that mayor bloomberg will be expanding his resources doing that in 2016, and make sure we have a democratic president in the fall. >> but if he doesn't -- >> it hurts the republicans nominee too of course, because if they nominate somebody who is seen as a establishment candidate, it will hurt them as well. i think americans will go for the populist, also it's hard to learn politics on the fly. it's hard to learn the basic rules about how you qualify to get votes, qualify to get on the
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ballot, and doing all of the nuts and bolts of politics is not something you can learn overnight and be elected within several months as president. the countries laws are a lot more arcane and complex, than the rules in new york city. >> yeah, and even he admits if he is going to get in this race, he is going to have to do it by mar. christine thank you for speaking us with. >> thank you, john. christine mentioned flint, michigan. lead contamination in that city has become a major issue any the democratic race. bisi onile-ere is in flint on the. >> reporter: john hillary clinton and bernie sanders have both addressed flynn's water crisis on the campaign trail, but for the most part when it comes to the republican hopefuls, they haven't been as
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outspoken. that is likely because the state's republican governor is facing mounting criticism. >> reporter: flint's water crisis is taking center stage in the democratic presidential race for the white house. >> but i want you to know that this has to be a national priority, not just for today or tomorrow. >> reporter: in a move to pressure the republican-controlled senate to approve hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to help rebuild flint's infrastructure, sunday hillary clinton became the first candidate to make a campaign stop in flint. >> clean water is not optionable, my friends, it is not a luxury. >> reporter: in a few weeks both clinton and bernie sanders will face off in a debate in the embattled city, bringing nationwide attention to a problem that went unchecked for nearly two years in the poor and
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predominantly black community. >> i don't go around every day calling for governors to resign. >> reporter: while both have condemned michigan's slow response, the republican candidates haven't been quite as vocal. sglifrmgs don't know all of the details of what rick snyder has done. >> reporter: this was ohio governor's response to a question about flint's water crisis during a debate last week. >> i know there have been people who have been fired and held accountable, but every single engine of government has to move when you see a crisis like that. >> reporter: just a few weeks ago marco rubio declined to comment on flint's water problem, saying, quote frpt -- : flint resident michael thomas believes thatment condemn straights a lack of interest.
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>> there's no sense of urgency from governor snyder, and the republicans have proven like katrina, like before, we are always on the back burner. >> reporter: after months of complains thousands in flint continue to wait on a fix. >> they need to do something about it, really, really soon, because this is ridiculous. you know? a whole town? >> reporter: gov know rick snyder has again declined an invitation to testify before federal lawmakers in washington. while the fbi investigates what went wrong and who is responsible. and a spokesperson for the governor said that snyder will be unable to attend that hearing, because he'll be presenting his budget here in the state of michigan that wednesday. u.s. rep expressed his disappointment in the governor's refusal to attend that hearing.
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>> thank you. chipotle restaurants opened late today. about 50,000 chipotle workers were expected to at ten meetings. dozens of customers were sickened during an eco low outbreak in october and a neurovirus outbreak in december. the cdc has put their emergency operation center on the highest level of alert to prepare for a possible zika outbreak on u.s. soil. >> reporter: that's right. good evening, john. so the question tonight is, is this serious for us here in the united states or not? and the answer appears to be yes and no. yes in the answer that zika is a very serious virus, and the links between possible birthd birthday -- birth defects and
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the virus are not fully known. president obama called on the congress to provide federal emergency funding for here and abroad today. president obama is asking congress for $1.8 billion in federal funding to help stop the zika virus telling americans at home on cbs this morning not to panic. >> the good news is this is not like ebola, people don't die of zika, a lot of people that get it don't even know they have it. >> reporter: in brazil women who are thinking of getting pregnant or are pregnant are at risk. scientists think there could be linked between zika and birth defects, but they do not know yet if the virus actually causes birth defects or not. the cash will be used into
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u.s.-based lab research. >> we have already started to develop a vaccine in the early stages, and we can predict we likely will be in phase i trial do determine if it's safe probably by the end of the summer. >> reporter: as with the ebola outbreak in west africa in 2014 federal cash will also find itself way overseas, $300 million will be used to help tackle zika in south america where trash on the streets a breeding ground for the mosquitos that deliver it. because living conditions are quite different in the u.s. experts are cautiously optimistic about topping a massive outbreak here. >> so i think in that context we're optimistic, but we're not betting on it, and we want to do everything we can to make sure that we don't have wide-spread transmission. >> reporter: experts say the best way to control mosquitos is
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on the ground locally where zika are thriving, where young women and poor people are the most at risk. and the president's call for that $1.8 billion is separate to his fiscal year 2017 budget which will be presented to the congress tomorrow. and mitch mcconnell and other leading members of the sen flat be briefed on the white house response to zika. >> all right. jo john tearet thank you. this year new orleans city officials have more than drunken revellers to worry about. jonathan martin reports from new orleans. >> reporter: as massive crowds take over new orleans for mardi gras, city leaders are working to spread the world about what they are calling a public health crisis. doctors and first responders say they are seeing a staggering
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increase in the number of suspected heroin overdoses. within a two-week period, seven people have died. >> any time your city is a destination for a large number of visitors you want to make sure that those people are aware that anything on the street could be life threatening to them. >> reporter: this doctor is the chief medical officer at the medical center, he said the spike is overdoses is likely to be tied to the mixture of heroin with a sign thetic. >> it's three to four times more powerful than heroin, so it will have a more powerful effect. and the side effects are cessation of breathing. >> reporter: heroin abuse has increasingly become an epidemic nation wise. the centers for disease controls say the number of users has
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increased among both men and woman, among those 18 to 25, the number has doubled. in new orleans health officials are encouraging those with loved ones who use heroin, to purchase the drug narcan, the drug used to treat overdoses. >> so without a doctor seeing the patient themselves, people can walk in and get this life-saving medication, and have it available and on hand in case they encounter a family member or someone who may be having an overdoze. >> reporter: louisiana also has a good samaritan law that allows people to report a suspected overdoze without the fear of being arrested. health officials say they are not trying to condone heroin use but say taking this steps is about saving lives. bill nelson is calling on
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the ntsb to investigate after a royal caribbean cruise sailed into 100 mile an hour winds and waves more than 70 feet high. the cruz ran into the storm sunday off of the coast. the ship is now heading back to new jersey. four minor injuries have been reported. coming up, a look at the challenges facing deported parents. plus caught on tape, the struggle to stop a leopard that walked into a school in india.
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volkswagen says it will offer compensation packages for nearly $600,000 owners of its diesel cars. an overwhelming majority will probably accept the offer. vw has not decided whether to offer cash, car buybacks or repairs. the u.s. deportation policy has divided some families. parents have been sent back to their home countries, while their children, u.s. citizens stay behind. in mexico some deported mothers are working with an attorney for a chance to visit their children in the united states. >> reporter: for years sophia
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wrote letters to her daughter. >> it really hurts me to see you are there. >> reporter: this was the only way she could keep in touch with her. >> i would live my life for you. >> reporter: after living in the u.s. for 25 years, so soef -- sophia was deported to tijuana, her daughter was forced to stay behind because of a custody battle. fighting for custody across an international border has taken its toll. >> it was like a bad dream. it didn't set in my mind they was actually in mexico. i just new that i couldn't cross or get ahold of nobody, and i just cried all the time. i cried and i couldn't believe they was there. >> neither could patricia, these old photographs are all she has to remind her of when they were a family.
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patricia also not her real name was deported without her american-born child. >> i got up like any day, and got ready, got my daughter ready for school, took her to the bus stop, and she went on the bus to school. i went back home. i got ready. i had court. i went to court, and i never again seen my daughter. i was taken from court. >> reporter: you didn't have a chance to say good-bye? >> no, not to my daughter, my mother, nobody. >> reporter: this is happening to thousands of single parents who have been separated from their children by removal orders. specific numbers are hard to come by. once a mother is deported, custody proceedings begin, and
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in most cases they aren't allowed to cross the border to attend the hearing. >> reporter: ice's position seems to be they will not consider a request for a parent to come into the united states for custody hearings, until the actual hearing where parental rights may be terminated. which any family law attorney would say is far too late in the process. >> reporter: does our immigration system work? >> no, it's just an absolutely inhumane process, it leaves a lot of children in the lurch. >> what kind of future will a kid have when they don't have parent in the pta meeting. >> reporter: many deported moms
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wait in tijuana, living in limbo, but knowing that children are just beyond the fence. and this is what life after deportation looks like for many single moms. this shelter was originally founded to help mothers and their children traveling north. today there are fewer and fewer children here, as the shelter helps more and more deported mothers. >> translator: they arrive in shock and don't really know what to do, because they don't know where to turn. what are they going to do to reunite with their children. >> reporter: at any one time, more than 60% of the available beds are filled with deported moms. >> translator: we had a woman we had to pass along to psychiatric consult because they were so depressed. we even had a woman who tried to take her own life because she doesn't with her children.
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>> reporter: it took eight long years before these two were reunited in mexico. moments like this are making up for lost time. >> it's good to hug my mom and tell her i love her after so many years. i got to spending new year's with her. christmas, and now i get to spending my birthday with her for the first time after a long time. >> reporter: still these reunions are the exception, not the norm. many advocates worry more mothers will lose their children as the obama steps up deportation raids, but patricia and thousands others are sti still -- hanging on to hope. a frightening scene in india after a leopard walked into a school. video shows the leopard repeatedly attacking a man trying to capture it. it took ten hours before the
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animal officials could train kwaullize the leopard. coming up, thousand the publication changed the face of photo journalists.
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photo journalism began before the civil war, and to
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this day cameras are used to not only cover the news but to sell papers and now gather page views, but do pictures really tell the real story? tonight's first person report we take a look at how one trail blazing tabloid changed everything about the news we see and how we see it. >> hi, i'm steven casher, and i own steven casher gallery. the exhibition we have now is called pm new york daily, and it is about a crusading feisty newspaper that was started in new york city in 1941. it decided right away that it was going to be a picture-driven as well as word-driven and opinion-driven newspaper. but photography was going to be used in a way that was very dramatic.
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full-page images, layouts showing what is going on. the first murder was a photograph that was published for the first time in p.m. this shows not the murder, but people reacting to the murder. another example of the mastery and the kind of picture that pm would public, they knew there was going to be a spectacular premiere of an opera. he would photograph them quite sat tiericly. he went to one of his favorite bars, and enlisted one of the drunks there, and took him to the entrance of the opera, and had her stand there and ready to see these rich people just walking the red carpet, what he photographed was the confrontation between these two classes. the issues that pm was confronting income inequality, racial disparity, crazy
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republicans who were just obstructing any kind of political advancement. all of these things were what pm was about, and they are the same problems confronting us today. >> that's our program. thanks for watching. i'm john siegenthaler. >> i'm ali velshi. "on target" tonight. adding insult to injury. why so many employees who are seriously hurt on the job end up getting their workers comp claims denied. plus going undercover. how investigators try to stop insurance fraud and cheating the system. hundreds of thousands of american workers seriously injured on the job each year