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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, december 23rd, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump defends his use of a lewd term to attack hillary clinton. ted cruz lashes out at a top newspaper over his kids. how a change in the rules to those airport body scanners could impact your holiday travel. plus, the holiday shopping gender gap. a new study reveals why women are still unequal to men at the checkout counter. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. the bigotry has blustered and bullying havee become his campaign.
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donald trump. >> i'm so tired of hearing about the bickering between donald trump and hillary. they should all grow up and start talking about issues. today is get-away today for millions of holiday travelers but some sever weather could put a damper on holiday plans. >> weather coast-to-coast and much of the central and eastern u.s. are headed for the warmest christmas on record. >> recapture the city of ramadi from isis. >> iraqi security forces are backed by coalition air strikes. new security rules at the airport. screeners can have people go through body scanners and policy is effect now. >> another embarrassing blunder to the secret service. radio and a handcuffs stolen near the white house. >> the secret service continues to have a blunder in no-mailed mission. >> the heroic. a survivor in china from a landslide.
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skier and missing him just by seconds. >> all that. >> a firefighter is inside a building when he realizes he is on fire too. >> he is reported to suffer only minor burs. >> zach hodskins a walk-on for the florida gators just scored a basket. >> thousands of people witness the bright lights streak across the skies of california and nevada. the debris is from a russian rocket. >> is that santa claus? >> on "cbs this morning." we wish you a merry christmas we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year >> randell gets up and punching! i love the holidays! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose and gayle king are off but anthony maven and vason and vinita nair are here. a new poll shows more voters prefer donald trump than his three strongest rivals combined. the poll finds trump has 39% support and ted cruz is second with 18% and followed by ben carson and marco rubio at 10%. chris christie is fifth at 5%. >> the poll came out as trump defended using a rude worgar and only meant that clinton was beaten badly. major garrett in washington has reaction from both campaigns. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yesterday, clinton brushed off trump's latest verbal barrage and described him as a bully and
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who is proposed to ban all muslims from america has inspired and probably continue to inspire isis recruitments. >> his big theory and blustering and his bullying have become his campaign. >> reporter: hillary clinton in an interview with "the des moines register." was not surprised by donald trump's questionable use of this vulgar yiddish term. on the trail, clinton, instead, opted to attack trump's proposal to ban muslims from entering the u.s. and his unfiltered campaign style. >> it's not the kind of language somebody running to be the president of united states should be using. >> reporter: even one of trump's gop rivals, jeb bush, said the front-runner's attack strengthened's clinton's hand. >> she is great at being the victim, you know? the victimology status. not a sign of strength to insult people with profanity. >> reporter: trump's closest
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showing momentum nationally and drawing within four points of trump in the latest quinnipiac poll. >> this is turning more and more into a two-man race between donald trump and me. we are seeing the washington establishment in utter disarray because the american people are fed up with washington, they are fed up with being lied to. >> reporter: with cruz's climb in the polls has come increased excrete knee. this "the washington post" editorial cartoon depicting his children as holiday props this and this parody that features cruz and his children reading conservative christmas stories. >> i'll use my own and no one will be there. >> reporter: the candidate quickly denounced the cartoon demanding on twitter "the washington post" leave his children alone. stick with attacking me, he added his daughter are out of your league. "the washington post" defended the cartoon at first and said later it did not live up to its standard and
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senator marco rubio sent out a tweet calling the cartoon disgusting. last night the cruz campaign were sending out fund-raising e-mails asking for emergency contributions. the subject line read "they attacked my children." >> major, thank you. nearly a third of americans this morning are in the path of potentially severe weather. a line of powerful storms is targeting the southern u.s. they are capable of producing tornadoes and damaging winds. storms have already hit southwest louisiana. one man there was hurt when his trailer was torn apart. >> meteorologist danielle niles of our boston station wbz is tracking those storms and the potential for record-breaking temperatures along the east coast. >> reporter: good morning to you. lots going on weather wise. we have got warm, moist air out of the gulf of mexico and cold, dry air behind it and along that battle zone, storms firing up right now. that threat will continue today. the greatest risk stretching back down to nashville and memphis and little rock in there as well.
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tornadoes, are likely to develop later on this afternoon and into tonight. record highs, meanwhile, from texas stretching to maine up and down the eastern third of the nation for christmas eve, temperatures 30 degrees above the average. we should be in the upper 30s in boston and we will be 68 degrees tomorrow. 70s from new york city to philly. and 70s and 80s down across the southeast breaking records here as well and feeling more like spring than winter. >> danielle, thank you. iraqi forces are reporting progress in their battle to defeat isis fighters in the key city of ramadi. isis has been in control of ramadi west of baghdad since may. iraqi offensive is winning parts of the city amid fierce fighting. the army says it will regain control within days. michael morrell is a former cia deputy director and joins us now from washington. good morning. >> good morning. >> what is the significance, do
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>> norah, i think this is a very significant fight that is going on for two reasons. one is what is being attacked here, which is ramadi, it's the capital of anbar province, the home to the majority of sunnis in iraq. it's only 60 miles from baghdad. the loss was embarrassing to the iraqi government earlier in the year and on the main series to jordan and this is an important target. secondly, who is doing the attacking. most of the gains in iraq have been done by shia militia and the kued. in this case we have the iraqi military working with sunni tribesmen so the test here could be a molged for themodel for the rest of the country so this is very important. >> what does it say about the iraqi army? >> it says the iraqis and united states believes that they are able to conduct this kind of fight. i think the iraqis may be a little optimistic here that this
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the american military is saying being a little bit more cautious. we are talking about 300 isis fighters in a heavily contested downtown area. street-to-street fighting. this may take sometime. >> perception is, obviously, very obviously in all of this. how important is the perception that isis is losing? >> i think that is one of the most important things here. isis has had the perception for over a year now that they are winning and that gets them recruits, both in iraq and syria, and overseas. it gets them money. so to the extent that we can begin to turn back that perception and take the momentum away from them, that will be really important. this could be a first step in that. mosul, which is the second largest iraqi city is the ultimate prize here. that comes next after ramadi. >> mike morrell this morning, thank you. flags are flying at half-staff to honor a policeman
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he is one of six members who died on monday. the attack by the suicide bomber was the deadliest on the forces in afghanistan this year. margaret brennan is at the pentagon as we learn more about the victims. >> reporter: good morning. it has been a brutal christmas week for the families of those six fallen american servicemen killed in afghanistan. we spoke to the brother of one of the victims who called his sister a true leader. air force target adrianna vorderbruggan was killed in monday's attack. >> she is a hero. and i hope she is a hero to awful us, not just to me. >> reporter: older brother christopher said his trail blazing sister was charged with protecting the largest u.s. military base in afghanistan. >> he intentionally would go on these patrols with her, men, because she wanted to show them
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asking them to do. >> reporter: she is one of the first openly gay female air force officers killed in action. she had long championed the repeal of the military's don't ask don't tell policy, a change that now makes her wife and son eligible for military >> reporter: on his first in afghanistan joseph lemm returned home to his wife and children but trammic end this week. the veteran of the new york city police department was member of the air national guard and killed by a taliban suicide bomber who drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into an air force patrol. peter taub was also killed. his mother runs this washington restaurant, now closed so she can mourn this horrible loss. the three other airmen killed
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mcbride and louis bonacasa. the taliban has gained strength since the end of the u.s. combat mission and proudly released a photo tuesday of the bomber they claimed killed the americans. today, u.s. and british forces are, once again, coming to the aid of these struggling afghan army, which is trying to hold off a taliban takeover of a crucial helmand province in the south of that country. >> a newly released document this morning shous how one of the san bernardino shooters helped the other to get a visa in the u.s. farook explains in his own words how he met and married malik. after several weeks of e-mailing each other they decided to together in saudi arabia in october 2013. they showed officials visa stamps to prove that they both went to mecca. one congressional critic says
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required to get this type of visa. immigration sfgs said malik underwent several background checks but did not raise any flags. aaa estimates for the first time a hundred million americans will travel 50 miles over christmas and new year's. most will drive but nearly 6 million will get on a plane and they may not have a chance to avoid controversial airport body scanners. officials tell cbs news the tsa is changing its passenger screening protocols. jeff pegues is at the national airport outside of washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. tsa officials stepped up security after the paris attacks and feel this is another important change and it means more passengers will likely be funneled through those body scanners whether they like it or not. cbs news has learned that late last week, the transportation security administration quietly changed body scanner protocols
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in this document, tsa ofgsficials wrote they were updating the ability of individual to opt out of ait, advanced imaging technology, screening, in favor of physical screening. that now clears the way for the tsa to direct mandatory body scanning. over the years, the technology has evolved. those body scanners that some critics label strip searches which officials believes lessens privacy concerns. airport security has been under the microscope over the summer as a scathing inspector general report released general -- in some cases, cruising through tsa
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it led to a security overhaul that tsa secretary jeh johnson talked about again just last week. >> in july, i gave the new administrator of tsa a ten-point plan for improving aviation security and airport screening domestically. that plan has been and is being implemented on schedule. >> reporter: those body scanners are extremely sensitive. the experts say they can pick up a handkerchief stuffed into your pocket which is why you have to take everything out of your pocket when you go through those body scanners. most importantly, the scanners can pick up nonmetallic explosives, the kinds that terrorists are trying to sneak on planes. a secret service this morning is investigating another embarrassing security lapse. this time a thief broke into an agent's car in broad daylight. the agent from the president's protective division parked near
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when he got back to the car 45 minutes later a bag was missing inside his car and the bag contained the agent's handgun, badge, i.d. card and radio and encrypted thumb drive. the secret service is not yet saying anything about the incident. a glimmer of hope for the survivors after a massive landslide buried a chinese industrial park three days ago. crews rescued a 19-year-old migrant worker this morning. he was buried for more than 60 hours. the state tv reports the man only suffered a broken hand and foot. some people were buried under possess feet 30 feet of debris and some are still missing. u.s. military is investigating what caused a mysterious light across the sky. people across three state spotted the fireball last night. u.s. strategic command said it was caused by russian space
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anna werner is here with the details of the celestial light show. >> reporter: good morning. well, it wasn't a bird, a plane, it wasn't superman or even supergirl. no, it wasn't a meteor. but it could be seen for hundreds of miles. and appeared alarmingly close to those who got a glimpse. >> what is that? >> what is it? >> what is that? >> reporter: it was the midnight mystery, keeping people awake in parts of california, arizona, and nevada last night. a blazing bright light streaking across the sky. >> just all over facebook. really wonder what it is. were baffled. >> we have been getting all kind of phone calls. >> we are hearing reports of a bright fireball. >> but what is it? we still don't know. >> reporter: witnesses offered a variety of theories. >> could be an airplane. >> is that really long shooting star? >> might be a meteor. >> might be santa claus? >> reporter: others just watched in amazement. >> wow!
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>> reporter: according to u.s. strategic command which helps monitor thousands of items orbiting in space, the object was the remnant of a used russian rocket, one that may have helped launch a soy uz supply vehicle to dock this morning on the u.s. space station. >> every day hundreds of comets slam into the atmosphere but we are fortunate most of them are tracked and we can control to some extent what their characteristics will be once it comes back to earth. >> reporter: the russian rocket is one of 16,000 space objects tracked by the joint operations center which had predicted the spacecraft would fall over arizona tuesday evening. it's unclear for how long the joint operation center knew about the rocket re-entry, as well as where any of the debris may have landed. many thought that fireball was
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shower which was also scheduled to appear last night. >> wow. really interesting. >> nice light show. >> until you know what it is, a little scary. >> exactly. the nfl is caught up in a new controversy. ahead why the nfl is facing new questions this morning about why it's not helping to fund a ground breaking new ed it is! most of us will be seeing on the order of a quarter to a half inch of rain today with a chance for a light mix by late afternoon and mild temps topping out in the mid to upper 40s. light snow chances return christmas eve, though accumulations will be light, with highs in the upper 30s to
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race in america and how it impacts presidential politics. >> ahead a focus group looks where the country stands from the black lives matter movement and president obama's role in the national conversation. the news is back this morning right here on "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! every new toyota comes with the toyotacare no-cost maintenance plan.
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are you paying more money for girls helmets than boys helmets? ahead, new evidence the products for women and girls have higher prices. a reminder norah is back in action tonight filling in for scott pelley on "cbs evening news." that is called a double dose of
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journalists and crew had to run for cover when a pile of illegal fireworks started to go off without warning police had confiscated two tons while they invited the journalists to see how they were properly disposed of. an early round went off early and hence the explosion and running away. >> might be time for a new pr team. >> yeah. there you go. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour a new controversy over brain injuries in the nfl. the nfl denies it refused to pay for a study in a disease
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we will hear from a reporter who says the league did object. how common is gender pricing? jill schlesinger will look at 800 products and how a major retail chain is responding this morning. >> we have plenty of questions for jill, don't we? >> we do. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the front page of "the washington post" has an investigation into fatal police shootings across the country this year. the article raises new questions about whether the same officers are involved in incidents multiple times. it found 55 of those officers had previously fired their gunses in deadly on-duty shooting. an additional 45 officers had previously been involved in nonfatal shootings. "the post" requested information on 743 deadly police shootings it has tracked throughout the year. "the new york times" reports on hacker. alonzo knowles is being held on bail in new york city. he allegedly gained access of actors and some of the material
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videos and no victims were named. "the seattle times" reports on the washington governor's outrage over the mistaken early release of thousands of prisoners. washington freed up to 3,200 millions too soon. governor jay inslee says they don't know if they committed additional crimes. the corrections department has known about the problem for three years. "wall street journal" reports that amazon wants to rely less on u.p.s. to deliver its packages. surging volume and rising costs have them looking at their options including making its own deliveries and relying more on the post office. losing amazon business would be a whoblow to u.p.s. you wonder how do they cover the shipping costs? they say that is the fastest growing expense. espn says the nfl backed away from funding a new study of
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autopsies have found the disease in dozens of retired football players. the national institutes of health announced tuesday it is funding the 6 million dollar study. demarco morgan is here with the nfl's response. >> reporter: none of that body from the nih will come from a 30 million dollar donation the league gave for these stoous but the nfl has denied espn's claim that the league cut ties with the study because the doctors spearheading it has been critical of the nfl. according to the espn report, the nfl pulled out of funding of boston university brain study after taking issue with its lead researcher dr. robert stern. >> it was clear they were expected to fund this study and they are not. >> reporter: he is an espn reporter and co-author of the article. >> the nfl rejected to him. they questioned whether he could remain impartial.
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the nfl adamantly died the article's claim that the nfl did not pull funding from the bu study and they wrote the nih makes all funding and nfl has no retow power. >> everyone who has been diagnosed with cte has one thing in common and a history of repetitive hits to the head. >> reporter: on study the doctor said the study is more important than the nfl. >> whether the nfl is funding or not funding, that is really irrelevant to the work itself. we just want to get going. >> reporter: the 16 million dollar study is largely based on detecting chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte, a brain disease in the living. during a "60 minutes" interview last month, roger goodell talked about the brain research donation to boston university. >> reporter: are you concerned about what they may find? >> no, we don't. >> reporter: you're sowing the seeds of your own destruction? >> no. we want fact.
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develop better solutions and that is why we are advancing medical research, that's why we are funding directly to boston university on some of this research. >> reporter: repetitive head trauma chokes the brain. >> reporter: espn's report comes just days before the release of "concussion" a movie about a nigerian born pathologist who came under fire from the league when he first diagnosed cte in a deceased football player in 2005. >> if it's shown that large number of players get the disease it will have a large impact on not only the sport itself but the business of professional football in this country. >> reporter: the ni irksnih released a statement saying the nfl is currenting funding eight ongoing studies in the area of traumatic brain injury. any questions about the donation from the nfl should be directed to the nfl. with just two shopping days
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study shows a possible gender gap in pricing could be more widespread than many people think. the new york city department of consumer affairs revealed a sharp price gap between products aimed at women and girls versus men and boys. from toys to clothes and health care items the research shows an average cost difference of about 7%. cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger is with us. >> good morning. >> this is an alarming study. not only are women paid less but it appears we have to pay more for the products we want to buy. >> this study was interesting. what they were trying to do is differentiate between something that is pretty much the same product and something that is really different. if you have a cool shirt with lots of ruffles and that is marketed to women that is different than a straight-laced shirt for a man. they took all of these product categories and narrow it down and found pretty big different shals. >> specifically, let's talk about helmets and scooters. one helmet had a unicorn and one
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was the one with the unicorn? >> okay. so unicorn you have to spent, get this? are you ready? about 28 bucks. you want a shark? it's $15. now let's say -- all right, i know that both of your kids could like both things no matter what the gender is. but if your daughter really wants that unicorn, then you're going to pay almost twice as much, right? if your son wants it also. but i think the problem here is that we are really seeing these massive differentials essentially the same product. not in every category but in this specific category, it's the same with a helmet. >> we reached out to target about the findings here. scooters we are talking about there is a big price differential in. they blame a system error for that and other findings they say a difference in price can be related to production costs or other factors. does that make sense? >> maybe. and sure, i'm going to believe them there are certain products that cost more to make for a boy
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i remember when i was a kid and they had bicycles and bicycles were different. you had the bar across for the boy and the girls didn't. i thought the boys bike was cooler, no doubt and that was cheaper. it's a funny thing to come back and see these differentials. >> specifically, when you talk about production costs, let's talk about the scooter. here is the red, boy scooter is $24.99 and pink scooter, virtually the same! it's $50! it's a color differential. >> target says this is a system, coding error. okay, let's take it a face value and maybe it was and maybe it wasn't. what is interesting here there is real interesting pieces about the law. in new york city, miami-dade county and as well as in california, there are some differences around the pricing of services. you can't differentiate around service. product, you can. that is a huge difference.
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you know how to change this, ladies? buy the men's version! one says i bought men's body wash on wednesday and saved three bucks! >> go for it. >> we take our frustration our on anthony. >> i actually think there should be a movement and a hash tag when you're in the store and #the price differential for similar products in this market for boys and transparency. >> women influence 73% of the income in households. >> i think we should be a much smarter shopper.
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from being the nation's first black commander in chief. cbs news contributor and republican strategist frank luntz let a focus group for those comments here in studio 57. >> i think it's racist for him to feel as though he has to inject himself into every racial incident that happens in the united states, just because he is a black president. >> i don't disagree with you and i definitely think it's important for people to take responsibility for themselves, but i do also think that there are certain systems within our society that have kind of stacked the odds against people and i'm not saying that gives anybody an excuse, but i think being aware that these things exist is really important for us as a community. >> nobody is denying that there is racism in america. there are divisions and divisiveness. we don't need to fuel that and inflame the compassion. >> is it going to be perfect? never going to be perfect. >> here we go. we are going to answer that.
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>> do you think it's gotten worse? why has it gotten worse? >> the racism in this country? >> yes. >> the fights, the riots, people getting killed. >> i think unemployment has a lot to do with it also, because whether you're black or white, if you can't find a job it's just going to lead to problems. >> we easily identify all of our problems but we don't provide each other with the proper solutions to overcome them. we are so quick to label, i got held down here or held down there. instead of, you know, putting our nose to the grindstone and saving money. >> we have to learn how to take responsibility of our own self. and don't -- you can break the curse. you don't have to be with your mother if she was a crack head and your father was a drunk. you can break the curse and become better and want better. >> by extension you have to extend that to the muslim community also and it's not about racism. it's about culture. it's about a culture where you speak up if you see something
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>> a large percentage of the muslim population in new york city are african-american people. when trump comes out and attacks an entire religion, it just inflames a problem that is already burning. >> burning. >> instead of dousing it, do you know what i mean? he is throwing gasoline on it. >> the people are saying black lives matter but to me it seems like black lives matter only when they are killed by white cops. >> exactly. >> as someone who grew up in chicago a lot of this is black on black crime. >> absolutely. >> we need to be just as outraged about that and protest as much as we do when someone that is killed by a policeman. i also want to add and some of these people were in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the wrong thing at the wrong time. >> nobody is on tv telling young black people when the cops tell you something, don't fight them! >> exactly. >> don't fight! don't grab their gun in the car! >> don't do nothing like that. just cooperate. if you go to jail, you go to jail but i bet you won't die or you might not die.
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international ski federation is banning drones at world cup races after this dangerous mishap. a crashing drone narrowly miss this austrian skier hersher. the drone carried a tv camera for the broadcast crew. after learning about the near hit, the olympic silver medalist said this is horrible and can never happen again. that is really scary. really close. >> it's amazing he didn't look back. it would have affected my performance not that i could ever do that!
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you want to tell us about your skiing? >> no. one of the greatest conductors lives in japan but is a hometown hero in boston. seth doane went to tokyo and discovered why kennedy center
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it is wednesday, december 23rd, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, d including the medical challenges of the common cold. dr. tara narula explains why finding a cure is such a complicated process. but first, here is today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> yesterday clinton brushed off trump's latest verbal barrage and described him as a bully, a dangerous one at that. >> nearly a third of americans are in the path of severe weather. the southern u.s. >> record highs meanwhile from texas stretching to maine, up and down the eastern third of the nation for christmas eve. >> isis has had the perception for over a year now that they're winning. to the extent that we can begin
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take the momentum away from them, that will be really important. >> officials stepped up security after the paris attacks. it means more passengers will likely be funneled through those body scanners, whether they like it or not. >> it wasn't a bird, a plane or even supergirl but it appeared alarmingly close to those who got a glimpse. >> you can't differentiate around services. products you can. >> you know how to change this lady? buy the men's version. >> take all our frustrations out on anthony. >> and the reminder, norah is back in action tonight filling in for scott pelley on the "cbs that's called a double dose of o'donnell. >> i'm norah o'donnell with anthony mason and vinita nair. charlie and gayle are off. donald trump remains the clear leader in the republican presidential race as he defends using a crude word to criticize hillary clinton. a new poll this morning shows
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ted cruz is in second place with 18%. ben carson and marco rubio tie for third at 10% with chris christie at 5%. >> trump lashed out at critics last night saying there's nothing wrong with the yiddish slang he used to describe clinton's 2008 defeat. he wrote in a series of tweets, it's not vulgar, it meant got beaten badly. it is a shame that the biased media is so able to so incorrectly define a word for the public when they know that the definition is wrong. clinton told "the des moines register" she deplores the tone of trump's campaign. >> nothing really surprises me anymore. i don't know that he has any boundaries at all. and his bigotry, his bluster, his bullying have become his campaign. >> campaigning in iowa, clinton didn't mention trump's language directly, but she did refer to it when a young girl asked what bullying. >> what are you going to do
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i have asthma, and occasionally i've heard people talking behind my back about not wanting to be near me because i have asthma. i mean, people, it's not contagious. >> you are looking at somebody that's had a lot of terrible things said about me. luckily i'm old enough that it doesn't particularly bother me, but i can't imagine what it's like to be a young person in today's world where that's coming at you all the time. so i do think we all have to speak up and speak out about trying to create an atmosphere where bullying is not appropriate. that's why it's important to stand up to bullies wherever they are and why we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. >> trump isn't the only candidate who is bashing the press this morning. ted cruz is angry with "the washington post" editorial cartoon. it showed him as an organ grinder using his daughters as
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cruz tweeted classy, "the washington post" makes fun of my girls, stick with attacking me. marco rubio tweeted wash post cartoon featuring ted cruz's children is disgusting. the post saying the kids are fair game is even worse. it was inspired by a cruz campaign ad showing cruz and his family reading conservative christmas stories. >> the whole family will enjoy reading stories like the grinch who lost her e-mails. >> i know what i'll do she said with a snicker, i'll use my own and no one will be the wiser. >> the post defended the cartoon but later retracted it saying it did not live up to the paper's standards. the cruz campaign sent out fund-raising e-mails under the subject line "they attacked my children." kentucky's new governor has issued a controversial executive order to remove county clerk's names from marriage licenses. the decision is inspired by
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she refused to issue marriage licenses last summer because same-sex relationships conflict with her religious beliefs. >> i just want to give god the glory. his people have rallied and you are a strong people. >> davis spent five days in jail. she was released when she promised not to interfere when her deputy clerks issued marriage licenses. >> before the governor's order, davis spoke to the associated press. she said, quote, if i could be remembered for one thing, it's that i was not afraid to not compromise myself. the american civil liberties union is opposed to the governor's order. it says the executive action has added to the cloud of uncertainty that hangs over marriage licensing in kentucky. ahead of this year's big holiday weekend at the movies, "forbes" is out with its annual list of what it calls the most overpaid actors. johnny depp is number one. the magazine estimates that for every dollar he is paid, his pictures only make $1.20. denzel washington comes in
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his movies make $6.50 for every dollar he earns. will ferrell is close behind at $6.80. the actor that gets the best bang for the buck it's chris evans. in a year when studios are under scrutiny for a pay gap between the sexes, the rest of the top five of all women. mila kunis, scarlett johansson, gwyneth paltrow and emma stone all made that list. >> i'm not sure i'd want to be on that list. >> on the overpaid list. >> exactly. >> didn't see any women on that list. >> no. we spend more than $7 billion a year on drugstore medicines and remedies for the common cold. dr. tara narula is in our toyota green room to show us why finding a cure is so difficult.ed it is! most of us will be seeing on the order of a quarter to a half inch of rain today with a chance for a light mix by late afternoon and mild temps topping out in the mid to
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a love triangle, actually more of a love square, leads to murder. the victim, a rugged fortune seeker in alaska. the suspect, a dancer he planned to marry and two other men who also wanted to marry her. that's coming up on "cbs this morning." coughing...sniffling... and wishing you could stay in bed all day. when your cold is this bad... ...you need new theraflu expressmax. theraflu expressmax combines... maximum strength medicines available without a prescription... ...to fight your worst cold and flu symptoms... ...so you can feel better fast and
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okay, i'll rest. but if i'm going to bed, then you'll sleep with me. >> that would be impossible to resist if you weren't all drippy here. >> are you saying that you don't want to get with this? >> i had forgotten about that. monica on "friends" showed how miserable a cold can be. most adults get two to three colds a year. the symptoms may last from two days to two weeks. common colds are blamed for about 25 million sick days a year and also empty beds.
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narula shows us the challenges of finding a cure. tara, good morning. >> good morning. the symptoms of what we call the common cold have been documented for thousands of years, but even with advances in medicine, creating a vaccine or cure is more complicated than you think. a runny nose, sneezing, coughing, headache and sore throat typically lead to a self-diagnosis of the common cold. and while the symptoms are annoyingly clear, the prevention and cures are not so obvious. about 200 different viruses cause the common cold. the viruses latch onto cells on the back of your throat and multiply, attacking your nose, throat and airways. >> the common cold doesn't kill anybody. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey linder says for now treating your body's reaction to the virus is your only defense. >> my three go-to things for the common cold are rest, fluids and then an analgesic and fever-reducing medicine like tylenol or ibuprofen tends to
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>> drug stores offer hundreds of medicines and remedies for the common cold. they come in the form of tablets, liquids or syrups. last year consumers spent over $7 billion on these products. while they may offer some relief, there still is no cure for the common cold in sight. >> i hate to be a downer about not having a cure for the common cold, but there's a number of reasons. >> he says pharmaceutical companies would have to invest a lot of time and money, because there are so many different viruses. the potential drug would have to have a near perfect safety profile. >> people don't die from it, so you'd have to ha something that's inexpensive, effective and doesn't cause harm on its own. >> drug companies have tried to produce a cure, but turns out the side effects were worse than the cold itself. dr. anthony fouchi says it would be nearly impossible to prevent the hundreds of different viruses.
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against one or two or three of them is almost follied. the odds are your vaccine is not going to be doing a pretty good job of protecting you. >> for most of us, a cold is often more annoying than dangerous, but the elderly, children and those with weak immune systems or chronic lung disease can suffer serious consequences, even death from the cold. dr. foucci and his researchers are focusing on viruses that are more dangerous. >> we tend not to think about the cure of the cold, we think about taking individual viruses and determining whether it's feasible or possible to be able to develop a cure. >> finding a cure or vaccine for the many common cold viruses is not a top priority for the major pharmaceutical companies, so if you're suffering from a cold this holiday season, it's best rest and maybe eat some of grandma's chicken soup.
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little bit of a cold. >> that's right, unfortunately. >> but i think this is an important story because i think the inclination is to go get antibiotics. >> absolutely, and that's not the right thing to do. >> we've heard you talk about what happens if you do that too often. >> unless it progresses to a bacterial infection, which it can, but for most people it's not right to jump to antibiotics. >> we hope that you feel better, dr. tara narula, thanks so much. could a popular snack for your kids bring hassles at the airport? ahead, peter greenberg shows us the secrets of making your holiday travel easier. plus the young woman at the center of a murder mystery. who killed her, one of the three men in love with her. that's next on "cbs this morning." meet me in the morning when you wake up announcer: this portion ofs cbs "morning rounds"
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correspondent susan spencer ago. here is a preview of her report. >> michael wanted to make money. >> reporter: as a dancer at the great alaskan bush company, michelle met a lot of men, older men like scott. >> we were planning on a year engagement. >> john and kent. did john carlson ask you to marry him? >> yes. >> reporter: you said what? >> no. >> reporter: so john was never a fiance? >> no. >> reporter: kent leking thought he was but he never was? >> kent thought he was but he never was. >> reporter: they just worshipped her. >> kent's mother bessie said he told her to plan for a wedding. on may 2nd, 1996 she got devastating news. kent was dead, shot. three times. left in the woods south of anchorage. >> there were suspects clearly
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kent himself, says detective linda branchflower in a strange letter he sent to his parents to be opened in the event of his death. >> michelle, john, or scott were the people that probably killed me. >> reporter: but letter or not, investigators had no solid case. michelle left alaska, married a doctor, had a child, and moved to seattle. then in 2004, eight years after the murder, authorities reopened the case. they soon cleared hilke, but two years later, charged carlin and lennonhand. >> they are charged with second-degree murder. >> they charge lennon was the mastermind. the motive? kent's life insurance and prosecutors pointed to kent's letter and a film. >> i don't do murder.
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michelle's favorites called "the last deductseduction." it convinces the star to kill her husband. >> she really should have gone hollywood. >> reporter: twelve years after the murder, both carlin and michelle were convicted and sentenced to 99 years. >> miss linonan, you can have one final embrace with your husband. >> i just want to go home. >> she didn't pull the trigger. >> who did? >> good question but it wasn't me. >> reporter: while appeals were pending, the case took another bizarre twist. john karlcarlin was killed in a prison fight. line linehan was retried. >> she is lethal to me. she is a conniving witch. >> a witch, i might be, but psycho path, clearly, i'm not. >> reporter: the last act of this 20-year drama may have
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look how busy it is in the airport. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, how to avoid some of the biggest travel headaches this year. peter greenberg says how looking the opposite way can pay off at the airport. one of the most admired symphony conductors welcomed seth doane into his tokyo home and see how he earned the respect of american music lovers and major league baseball. that's ahead time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. hollywood reporter says steve harvey is welcome to host miss
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embarrassing mistake this year at this year's pageant. on monday he announced the wrong winner. he denies the mistake was staged for ratings. he says harvey felt terrible about mix-up and he was devastated in the dressing room after. north dakota is reported to be the fastest growing yearstate for the year that ended in july. much came to attract out of state residents who are younger and despite economic slowdown despite drop in oil prices. others on the list include colorado, washington, d.c., nevada, and florida. they have been the fastest growing state the last four years. the seattle times reports on starbucks raking in money with its gift card. last christmas eve, 2.5 million cards were sold in the u.s. and canada and it projects the top
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the company says more than 25 billion dollars has been loaded on to starbucks gift cards since they were launched a decade and a half ago. this year starbucks is offering a limited edition car encrusted with crystals and comes loaded. >> it's report a one-handed college basketball player sank the first basket of his career. university of florida zach hodskins made it to the team as
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last night he drove and s doesn't even watch movies. >> that reviewer is not going to have a lot of fans. americans are packing their bags this morning for a long holiday weekend. more than 100 million people are hitting the roads, rails, or sky to get to their destination. it is the seventh straight year of holiday travel growth. more than 90% of travelers will drive. the falling price of gas makes that a popular option. the national average could drop even lower, below $2 a gallon by christmas. cbs news travel editor peter greenberg is here with his insider's secret. peter, good morning. >> insider's secret, you got it. >> 91 million people on the road this holiday season. >> gas at a all-time low and christmas and new year's on a saturday and january 3rd, do not drive on that sunday.
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year's day because everybody is just recovering. >> what about driving on christmas eve? >> not a bad idea this year, everybody is trying to get out yesterday and today so it might be lighter tomorrow. >> talk about flying. so many are flying. you say if you get to the airport early, don't go to the departure level. >> exactly. if you're leaving on an early morning flight and you should leave on an early morning flight at all times and you have an airport with an upstairs or downstairs, the upstairs is a zoo. don't go there. early morning flight have your friends or taxi drive you off at the arrival level because nobody is arriving at 7:00 and you'll say 10 to 15 minutes in traffic. >> have your ticket down is in there. >> take the escalator downstairs and you're not stuck in traffic. >> i do that when i get picked up. >> you're in reverse. have people pick you up in the departure because nobody is there. arrival area is crazy at that point with the police dogs and nobody allowed to park to pick anybody up. >> i had this question myself.
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security area? >> you can but i don't suggest it and security officers will probably open those gifts if they have any concerns. take a picture of everything you put in that bag that you checked in. >> they are changing screening protocols requiring everybody to go through scanners. how much delay will that cause? >> they are not allowing the prechecked people to go through scanners but the others, yes. there will be delays and a lot of people want to opt out and start conversations and may lead to arguments could be prepared for longer lines. >> what about food, pies, snacks for your kids? >> the 311 rules are still confusing. the tsa determines jelly and peanut butter and jam and maple syrup.
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because situations strict interpretation of those rules so better get the pbj after you go through security. after getting frustrating it's taking to long to get your checked-in bag. >> when you get that bag, you're so happy to see it, what do you pdo? grab it and run away. no. take an extra two minutes and open that bag at the carousel. people who steal luggage don't steal luggage but items from the luggage and you better find out right then and there. >> what is your favorite app in terms of checking travel? >> flight view is detailed tracking on the flight. the other one i love is called just landed and tells your friends when to leave to pick you up. >> that is smart! >> that is. >> master of classical music but seiji ozawa has another passion. it's fenway park. >> i look at the television and usually baseball is longer than concerts.
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then i go. >> up next, the kennedy center honoree shows seth doaneed it is! most of us will be seeing on the order of a quarter to a half inch of rain today with a chance for a light mix by late afternoon and mild temps topping out in the mid to upper 40s. light snow chances return christmas eve, though accumulations will be light, with highs in the upper 30s to
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conductor seiji ozawa was born in japan and became one of the america's greatest composers. seth doane visited the maestro in tokyo where they looked at his career. >> reporter: the conductor, of course, does not make a sound. but is responsible for every note heard. and for more than half a century, world renowned tokyo conductor seiji ozawa. a genius? not if you ask him. it's just hard work. 1951 what you were studying this morning? >> yeah. i was re-studying. >> reporter: throughout most of
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5:00 a.m. reading music. even on the day we met at the age of 80, he had been studying a pucchini opera. >> you cannot make telephone calls any more. >> reporter: you study other parts of his life? >> right. >> reporter: these are marks that you're making? >> yeah. >> reporter: at his tokyo home, he gave us a glimpse of the complexity a conductor sees on the sheet music. >> this is this part. this is the wing part. this is percussion part. >> reporter: you have to almost imagine what this all sounds like? >> exactly. >> reporter: rehearsal, he says, is the most important part. >> if everything goes well, sometimes that happen, you know? on stage and with me and that moment moment. >> reporter: there have been countless such unforgettable
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long career which took him from tokyo to chicago and on to toronto and san francisco. then he spent 29 years in boston as the music director of the boston symphony orchestra, hence, the jacket. >> i love watching red sox. >> reporter: he showed us around his tokyo neighborhood. you're a regular here? >> yeah, yeah. >> reporter: at his favorite noodle shop, his picture is up on the wall next to some sumo wrestlers. how did you balance your conducting with your love of sports? >> boston symphony is almost walking distance from fenway baseball. >> reporter: from fenway park? >> yeah. so end of the concert, i look at the television and usually baseball is longer than concert. so i ask the driver, okay, let's go and then i go. >> reporter: you leave the concert hall. >> and go to to the last one or two innings and i can watch the red sox.
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sports that changed his career, really. as pointed out by no less than president obama. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: at a white house event celebrating the kennedy center honorees. >> as a teenager in tokyo, an aspiring classical pianist named seiji ozawa defied his mother's orders and joined a rugby match. looking at you, seiji, i'm not sure that was a good idea. he broke two fingers and that put an end to his piano playing career. but, fortunately, for the rest of us, it's opening up the door to a career as a conductor. >> reporter: at a busy cafe, he told us it was his piano teacher who first suggested ozawa become a conductor, whatever that meant. >> those days, no television yet. so i never saw orchestra. i never saw conductor. so i did not know what to say.
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fellow at the prestigious music center in the berkshires. though, he spoke little english, he made quite an impression. his first "the new york times" review appeared that same summer and saying with his talent, xot exotic good looks and flareir and good looks he will go far. he was born into a japanese family and then occupied china or man, which huka in present day shuwan. did you always love classical music as a child? >>ys. >> reporter: the family moved back to japan after the war. you grew up in a working class family. >> right. >> reporter: i read thaha you had to mow your teacher's lawn because you weren't paying for the classes, is that true? >> that's right. no money in my house.
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it was a fight with cancer and a tumble this summer which kept him in japan to recuperate with family. in september, he took the stage for a special 80th birthday concert, where he conducted in front of family and friends. when with you're conducting, you seem to be very expressive. you almost seem to speak with your eyes. >> i think you're right. you know, i was busy with the pine piano and rugby, so my english was zero. i tell you because my language so bad, i think when i conduct. i have to use picture and eyes. >> reporter: today, he loves passing on his knowledge to the next generation and says kids make great audiences because you
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after decades of conducting, he says his favorite piece of music is usually whatever he is studying at the moment. >> i must almost fall in love with this piece, otherwise -- between piece and me, not so good. and those are just less paper. and then when we play, we play and become life, and to do that, my energy must feel almost similar to the composer who wrote this. >> reporter: you want to breathe life into it? >> yes. if that happens, that good. >> reporter: when it goes just right, he says, a symphony can make magic. >> money. >> reporter: and one more thing. he wanted to show us something special before we left.
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an important document was this. >> this is american nationality. >> reporter: wow. lifetime pass! >> lifetime pass! >> reporter: his two loves, sport and music, can cut across boundaries and transcend language and unify, and both also require some talent and a lot of hard work. for "cbs this morning," i'm seth doane in tokyo. >> he is terrific. >> i love watching him. he is thrilling to watch and i love when he asked his driver to take him to the ballpark after a concert. >> another good part of the red sox nation.
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>> it's that time of the morning and to see an adorable animal. a wild sea otter and her newborn pup are bringing holiday joy to california's monterey bay aquarium. on the edge of the bay it allows sea life to escape the rough ocean during storms. the mom is hanging out more often than usual and they spotted the belly onaby on her belly on sunday. they are splitting the time between the bay and the pool. >> aw!
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if you want to bundle great tv with high-speed internet, then call centurylink at... ask for the directv entertainment package, bundled with centurylink internet. you get all the channels you love, plus hbo, starz, showtime, and cinemax at no extra cost for the first three months. and you also get up to 12 megs of internet. all for about 45 bucks a month for 12 months. this deal sounds great, especially if you love sports. [ sports announcer voice ] get all the channels you love, plus up to 12 megs of internet
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score! [ normal voice ] or, if you love great movies... [ cowboy voice ] hey, clementine, bundle all the channels you love, plus up to 12 megs of internet for about $45 a month for 12 months. hyah! [ whip cracks ] [ normal voice ] just call... get the directv entertainment package plus centurylink internet for about $45 a month for 12 months. speed may not be available in your area. only from centurylink.
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