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during a night on the town. captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: three weeks to go. trump talks of winning-- >> i don't believe the polls anymore. >> pelley: and president obama? >> i'd advise mr. trump to stop whining. >> pelley: also tonight, is your face on file with the government? new questions about privacy. the d we catch up with jason on his long journey back. >> reporter: and you've been clean for how long? >> pelley: and a barber who shapes young heads and minds. >> do you know what "circumstance" means? >> no. >> what does circumstance mean? this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: today, donald trump
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establishment, vowing to, as he put it, "drain the swamp;" and proposing term limits for members of congress-- that is, if he is elected. but with just three weeks left, our cbs news poll shows hillary clinton with a nine-point lead, and no trailing candidate has ever made up a deficit that big this late. major garrett is covering trump's campaign. >> this is our final shot, folks. in four years, it's over. you're never going to be able to win. er it's tilting-- it's going to be a one-party system. >> reporter: donald trump toldte supporters in colorado, they are his last line of defense, and to ignore the campaign's current downward trajectory. >> i don't believe the polls anymore. i don't believe them. i don't believe them. >> reporter: trump kept insisting, in spite of contraryn evidence, this election and previous ones have been undercut by voter fraud. >> they even want to try and rig the election at the polling booths.
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house, president obama called out trump's rhetoric. >> i'd advise mr. trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes. if, whenever things are going badly for you and you lose, you start blaming somebody else, then you don't have what it takes to be in this job. >> reporter: on a conservative radio show yesterday trump said it would be wonderful to meet y with prussian president vladimir putin. >> reporter: that also drew the president's attention. >> mr. trump's continued c flattery of mr. putin and the degree to which he appears toti model many of his policies and approaches to politics on mr. putin is unprecedented in american politics. >> reporter: trump still faces
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his wife, melania, denieds yesterday. but, scott, today, six people came forward to corroborate on the record a "people" magazine correspondent's account of being sexually accosted by trump at his mar-a-lago resort in 2005. >> pelley: major garrett, thanks very much. hillary clinton is preparing for the final debate. that is tomorrow evening, ander you can see it right here on cbs. nancy cordes is in las vegas. >> reporter: a quick glimpse of clinton today touching down in sight for more debate her last campaign rally was six days ago in colorado. >> thank you! >> reporter: in fact, since august 1, clinton has done 60 private fund raisers but only about 30 public rallies, aies, pattern that has not gone unnoticed by trump. >> the system is also rigged by the donors giving hundreds of millions of dollars to crooked hillary clinton's campaign. >> reporter: but now, as her lead expands, that money is coming in handy.
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trump's heels, her campaign is sinking an additional $2 million into ads and direct mail. it's also spending $1 million to boost turnout in long-shot missouri and indiana to help democrats locked in competitive races for senate and governor. another quarter million is going to nebraska and maine, two small states where clinton could pick off a pair of electoral votes. her campaign even made a small ad buy this week in the red state of texas. >> it's important to stand up to bullies, wherever they are. >> reporter: one wild card-- the endless stream of hacked campaign emails. today's batch shed light on clinton's secretive search for a running mate. in march, campaign chair john podesta emailed her with a first cut of people to consider for v.p. 39 names divided into what he dubbed "food groups," latino leaders, female lawmakers, male lawmakers, black leaders, military leaders, and down at the bottom, in his own food
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titans, including bill and melinda gates, starbucks c.e.o. howard schultz, and apple c.e.o. tim cook. the emails have been embarrassing, but clinton aides say they still hope they come up at tomorrow night's debate here because they say it will give clinton a chance, scott, to argue that russia has been playing a disturbing role in this election. >> pelley: watch the debate on cbs. nancy cordes, thanks very much. we have an update for you on last night's story about state department pressure on the f.b.i. during its investigation of clinton's emails. f.b.i. records said that undersecretary of state patrick kennedy tried to convince the f.b.i. that one email on clinton's private server should not be classified secret. in return, one f.b.i. official said, the state department offered to help the f.b.i. with its request to add agents in iraq. well, today, in a statement, kennedy said the two matters were not linked.
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political." kennedy said he had served democratic and republican administrations. "there was no quid pro quo, nor was there any bargaining." today, president obama warned that the battle of mosul will be difficult. iraqi troops and kurdish forces are surrounding iraq's second-un largest city, which fell to isis two years ago. they're backed by american air strikes and u.s. special forces. holly williams is on the battle >> reporter: the village of tarjela was recaptured from isis yesterday, and in the rubble a left behind by the battle, are clues to how isis will defend mosul. the extremists dug a network of tunnels here to protect themselves from attack. lieutenant colonel dilshad salim told us he expects the same tactics in mosul, as well asct more suicide bombers.
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villages on the eastern side of the city, where kurdish fighters went house to house yesterday, hunting down the isis gunmen holding out there. u.s. coalition air strikes demolished the tunnels in tarjela, which was abandoned by its residents over two years ago. three air strikes, three u.s. air strikes targeting the tunnels. four? targeting the tunnels. but in mosul, home to around a zz million civilians who are effectively human shields, air strikes will be difficult without massive casualties. isis released this propaganda video today, claiming that lifet in the city is normal and showing the extremists fighting off the offensive. l but normal life in mosul also includes this warning, another brutal execution of a man they
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isis is hunkering down, preparing to defend the biggest city in its so-called islamic state. there are also fears that isis could use chemical weapons in the battle for mosul. and, scott, last month, american air strikes destroyed what thewh u.s. says was a chemical weapons plant in the mosul area. >> pelley: more tomorrow on "cbs this morning." holly williams, thanks. this year, we have been following one man's struggle overcome his addiction to hect heroin. each day in this country, 78 people die from an opiod-related overdose. so jason amaral is fighting for his life.. tonight, demarco morgan and producer jonathan blakely continue their series, "in the shadow of death, jason's journey." >> is this good enough? keep your eyes open, you think about heroin, nothing else,
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and any addict that's watching this will, like, will attest to that. >> reporter: we met jason amaral on march 22, the day before he started rehab. he was roaming the city of boston on a desperate hunt for drugs. >> it's not how i want to live but i keep-- it's been 12 years and i keep going back to it.ea it's not what i want to keep doing. >> reporter: that morning, we watched as he crushed and snorted pills from a toilet seat in city hall, scored some drugs outside a restaurant around noon-- shot and i'm very, very high. >> reporter: ...and by that evening, ended up at a friend's house, shooting up again. >> it gets boring. it gets old. it gets tiring. >> reporter: that night, jason's best friend, mike duggan, a recovering addict seven years clean, came to take him to
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>> good morning, jason, how are you? we're so glad you're here. >> reporter: we traveled to mays landing, new jersey, for the first stage of jason's treatment at recovery centers of america, or r.c.a. >> who would want a life like that, like, after the footage you've seen, like, who would want to live like that? but, like, it's not really what i want to do.ea it's just what the-- i guess i don't know, you could say the drug drives me to do, i guess. i don't know. ( crying ) >> reporter: jason's first 24 hours of detox were a struggle. he just learned his brother, andrew, who is also a heroin addict, couldn't fiend a bed for treatment. >> you've taken everything from me. >> reporter: his brother's struggles motivate him to beat his addiction. >> i'm never going to overdose. my brother won't overdose. he's going to survive.
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weeks of counseling, medication, and physical therapy-- >> it's been 28 days today. >> reporter: ...he was one step closer to his goal. >> i just feel a lot better than how i felt when i first got here, and what i felt i was going to feel like in 14-21 days, you know what i mean?n >> reporter: after he finished up at r.c.a., jason transitioned to a second at awakenings lodge on cape cod. there, addicts live offsite from the main treatment center so they can learn to live sober without constant supervision. >> it's been a long day, right? >> reporter: jason was drug tested once a week and participated in more therapy. >> if you were on top of the world, not a care, this is easy beans, i got this, that would be worse. >> i hear you. >> to accept the things we cannot change. >> reporter: after six weeks, he graduated. >> keep coming. thank you. >> reporter: how you doing? >> good, how are you it's been a while. >> reporter: four months later, we caught up with jason, who is now living with other recovering addicts in mashpee,
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>> it's been a little over six months. >> reporter: congratulations. >> right around there. yeah, thank you. >> reporter: jason now has a full-time job at a restaurant. he's also advocating to getra addicts like himself more help. he was recently invited to speak in front of massachusetts lawmakers. remember jason's friend, mike duggan, the one who got him into rehab? >> i love you. >> reporter: he was the first person jason thanked. >> i'm proud of you, man. i >> we've been friends for a long time and this isn't, like the first opporty he's-- that he's given me, and in the past, i haven't been able to,ent like, stay clean, and i'm just glad that he, like, he gave me another chance to-- to do this. >> reporter: well, jason is alsr getting another chance from r.c.a., the rehab center he entered earlier this year. they have offered him a job in their second chance program for
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and jason's brother, andrew, is also off the streets.a he is in treatment at an r.c.a. facility in maryland. scott, there is hope. >> pelley: demarco morgan, thank you so much. demarco has an extended p interview with jason as well as links to help and recovery. you can find them at recovery works. coming up on the "cbs evening news," the largest collection of mug shots. chances are, you're part of it. and later, the barber who gives kids a head start. o gives
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>> pelley: we were surprised to learn that nearly half of american adults are in facial recognition databases. what is law enforcement doing with your mug? jeff pegues takes a look.
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once you're in range. >> it's putting a green box around us and displaying our name. >> reporter: benji hutchinson n works for n.e.c., a company that sells the software. so there are cameras like this on the streets? >> there are. >> reporter: cameras equipped with the software can match a person's face to others in ao database. it could have helped after the boston marathon bombing. investigators there had to sifta through 120,000 photos and nearly 13,000 videos before it would have led to the suspect sooner?pe >> absolutely. it would have criminally decreased the lead time. we could have gotten the match in seconds. >> reporter: in baltimore, the police department used facial recognition during the 2015ot riots to identify looting suspects. but it has raised privacy concerns. alvaro bedoya is an author of a georgetown law school study on facial recognition.
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allow the f.b.i. to tap into their systems. photos are culled from socialll media images, driver's licenses, and government i.d.s. the report argues the biometric network primarily includes law- abiding americans. >> maryland enrolled four million drivers in its system, and ask a marylander, do they know they're in a lineup that is scanned thousands of time a year without warrants? and i'm pretty sure they'll be surpab >> reporter: maryland officials say they limit access to the technology. and, scott, the f.b.i. says the technology is crucial to catching terrorists and criminals. >> pelley: looks like jeff pegues. jeff, thanks very much. coming next, a little-known retirement plan. we'll tell you who qualifies. al. s from food alone. let's do more... ...add one a day men's 50+. complete with key nutrients we may need. plus it helps support healthy blood pressure
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all this a reminder of how important it is to save for retirement. jill schlesinger on what someo states are doing to help, in tonight's "eye on money." >> reporter: 18 months ago, marc hoffman opened his first8 business, strong start, a child learning center in trumbull, connecticut. >> close your mouth and chew! >> reporter: he does not offer a retirement plan for his 32 employees. while hoffman wants to help his staff save, he simply doesn't have the time orhe >> there are so many things to do that those type of benefits are not first and foremost the number one priority with a new business. >> reporter: more than 600,000an connecticut workers do not have access to workplace retirement plans, like a 401(k), or an ira. state comptroller kevin lembo: >> these are folks who are going to enter retirement under prepared and will likely have to turn back to their state or
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they run out of money. >> reporter: connecticut and seven other state have recently passed legislation to help private sector workers get a retirement plan. starting in 2018, connecticut businesses with more than five employees that don't already offer a retirement plan will bep required to participate. employees will be automatically enrolled at a 3% payroll reduction rate, but they can choose to opt out. research shows that employees contribute to a savings program if it is offered through work than if they have to open an account on their own. >> press, press, press! >> reporter: retirement is a long way off for 27-year-old bridget bellitto-douglas, a teacher at hoffman's school, but she is interested in the new program. >> i don't even have to think about it. i don't have to go to the bank m and add more money. it can just be something i don't have to think about.
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enough? it probably isn't. we really want to see people go up to 5%, 6%, 10% eventually 15%, and maxing out as soon as all their other bills are covered. >> pelley: save as much as you can, as early as you can. >> reporter: you got it. >> pelley: jill schlesinger, thanks so much. >> thank you. >> pelley: sheer genius in the barber shop. we'll stop in, next. . hey, jesse. who are you? i'm vern, the orange money retirement rabbit from voya. orange money represents the money you put away for retirement. over time, your money could multiply. hello, all of you. get organized at boost it's about moving forward not back. it's looking up not down. it's feeling up thinking up living up. it's being in motion...
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on inside than snipping. and trimming. >> so a circumstance is kind of like a situation. okay? >> reporter: like treyveon lymon, any kid who comes here and reads from a book during his haircut, get $2 shaved off the price. >> make sure you put that book back. >> reporter: an idea owner alex fuller says has really caught on. >> parents are already prepping their kids to sit in the chair and get ready to read the book. >> reporter: robert hopkins >> what parent don't want a couple of dollars off when you have three boys in the barber w shop plus you.s >> jalen johnson is a seventh grader. what's better the discount, thet $2, or the reading? >> probably the reading part. >> reporter: yeah? that's the right thing to say. ( laughter ) >> reporter: ryan griffin cuts hair and sorts books. he wants the kids to discover their past and overcome old notions. >> you sound like a white
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that's that same rationale comes from, "you're a nerd." that same rationale comes from, "you're an uncle tom." >> reporter: learning is uncool? >> learning is uncool. we have to break those things. i always go back to quote frederick douglass, it's easier to build strong children than repair broken men. >> reporter: what's your book? >> frederick douglass. >> reporter: charles johnson is 12. >> kids know who care about them, is and they want to make that person proud. >> reporter: he got his two bucks and a lot more. >> here you go, sir.o, >> reporter: dean reynolds, cbs news, ypsilanti, michigan. >> there you go. >> pelley: good ideas catch on.g and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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we begin with breaking news, that big wildfire in southwestern colorado is growing. it has now burned five homes. the junkins fire in custer county is at more than 16,000 acres. matt kroschel tells us that the wind knocked a metal building into a power line, that is what sparked the fire. florence where a community meeting will be held tonight and that will be new coming up at 6:30. possible help for those firefighters temperatures dropping as the sun sets over denver. could be in for some rain tonight. meteorologist lauren whitney tracking it all. lauren, some welcome moisture in other parts of the state. let me ask you about that fire zone west of pueblo. have they seen any moisture? >> unfortunately they have not. they really don't look like they are today or really any


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