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the candidates come out swinging. >> once again, donald trump is totally unfit and unqualified to be our president. >> putin looks at hillary clinton and he smiles. >> as the fall campaign begins, we will size up the battle in the battleground states. >> also tonight, a confession in the abduction and murder of an 11-year-old, 27 years ago. >> incredibly painful to know his last days, last hours, last minutes. >> a sexual harassment suit, against former fox news chief roger ailes is settled with an apology from the company and a reported $20 million.
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centerpiece of american freedom. ? ? with labor day over, hillary clinton and donald trump went to work on each other. we have reached the starting line in what is now a nine-week race for the white house. and with time running short, the candidates pulled no punches. we begin with major garrett covering the trump campaign. >> reporter: for the first time since the democratic national convention and national poll gives donald trump a narrow 2 point lead over hillary clinton. something the poll conscious nominee noticed during a stop in virginia beach. >> good psychology, you know. good psychology.
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people that didn't call me yesterday, they're calling me today. so that's, the way life works, right? but, i think we are doing very well. >> reporter: while trump has momentum, a poll shows him down six. and clinton retains important polling and organizational advantages in battleground states. clinton state-by-state leads give her an edge according to cbs projections. in the pursuit of the 270 electoral votes required to win the presidency. trump's campaign unveiled a list of nearly 90 generals and admirals endorsing his candidacy and the promise of more military spendi these are our fighters, these are our fighting generals, and, and -- they're actually a lot more to come. >> reporter: trump kept up his criticism of clinton's regard as secretary of state. asserting adversaries like russia neither respect nor fear her. >> hillary likes to play tough with russia. putin looks at her and he laughs. okay. he laughs. trump's effort to win points on national security were undercut by a cold rebuke from the editorial pages of the "dallas morning news" which endorsed every republican nominee since 1968. we have no interest in a
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principles are negotiable it said. donald trump is not qualified to serve as president and does not deserve your vote. trump's campaign had no reaction to the editorial. republicans who backed clinton said it was noteworthy in the list of military endorsers of trump, not one was former chairman or vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and not one is a former combat commander. >> m nancy cordes covering the clinton campaign. >> his whole campaign has been one long insult to all those who worn the uniform. >> clinton argued trump its too undisciplined to be diplomat in chief. >> won't give him stairs. >> she noted reaction after chinese officials failed to
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proper set of stairs this weekend. >> if that were me, i'd say, you know what, folks? i respect you a lot, but close the doors, let's get out of here. >> clinton said that would have been immature. >> you don't get in a snit and stay on your plane and go home because your security and their security are scuffling over what stairs are going to be put up. >> clinton took questions for a second straight day today. about debate prep and about her relationship with the clinton state. >> let's not pretend there were conflicts because there were not. >> with congress back in session after seven weeks off, republicans are renewing their calls for more criminal investigations. i think she misled me. >> texas senator jon corwyn wants the attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor. but even he admitted the evidence is lacking. >> nobody is claiming there was a quid pro quo, in other word, that clinton foundation, that, that she did things officially,
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but that's why we have conflict of interest issues where the appearance of impropriety undermining public's confidence in the integrity of their government is so important to maintain. and avoid those conflicts of interest. >> corwyn said clinton violated a promise to him before she was confirmed that there would be no overlap between the state department and clinton foundation. clinton argued republicans even after the state department and fbi determined there was no wrongdoing. nancy cordes, cbs news, tampa. nationwide polls show that the race is tight. but the election is not decided by the national popular vote. the only thing that counts is the battle for key states that add up to 270 electoral votes. and that race is not close. anthony salvanto, cbs news director. what are you seeing? >> scott, this is a state-by-state battle. over the summer we have watched
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lead in battleground state after battleground state. some slight. depicted here in light blue. but some of them sizable depicted here in darker blue with double digit lead. but a lead is a lead. and all of that adds up to, if the election were held today, a sizable electoral vote advantage for hillary clinton, far more than the 270 that she would need. in fact, it's so large, that if she were to, say drop a state like ohio or florida, and still win the other states in which she has a lead, she would still get elected. >> what could change before election day? >> a lot, scott. two months to go. and we have never seen a front-runner with unfavorable ratings as high as hillary
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into the race. also, many of her voters, tell us, that they are with her only to oppose donald trump. so she has an enthusiasm gap to make up. trump's voters are more excited. she need to reverse that. in the next two months if she is going to turn those polling leads into real votes. >> anthony salvanto, thank you. >> hermine, former hurricane, still kicking up surf in the atlantic after killing three people in the south over labor day weekend to. day the storm brought rain and high wind to long island, and southern new england. hermine is expected to dissipate in the next 24 hours. hurricane newton slammed into mexico's baja peninsula earlier today with 90 mile an hour wind. tourists were stranded in the resort town of cabo san lucas, streets flooded and the power went out. tonight newton is weakening, it heads north. remnants should hit arizona tomorrow.
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on its first day back from summer break, the senate did not approve new funding to fight the zika virus today. seven new infections are being reported in the miami area. now, a total of 56 transmitted by mosquitoes traced to two neighborhoods in miami and miami beach. david begnaud reports, florida is attacking mosquitoes on the ground and from the air. >> reporter: specialized turbine trucks, buzzing like lawn mowers circled miami beach at 2:00 a.m. this morning, spraying bti, natural bacteria that slowly kills mosquito larvae. over the weekend, 19 traps on miami beach showed increase in mosquitoes the to combat the rising numbers.
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aerial spraying will begin thursday morning using the controversial insecticide. the mayor of miami beach >> we had initially heard aerial spraying was not possible because of high buildings and wind pattern. what changed? >> i heard the same thing. supposedly the cdc has decided that it is appropriate. and they have made that call along with the governor. >> reporter: naled is a neurotoxin, banned in the european union. the u.s. environmental protection agency says it has been used here since 1959 without posing risks to people. but spraying is not sitting well with miami city beach commissioner mike greco. >> i'm not willing to take it lying down. >> to sue to stop it? >> if we can do it. >> greco's facebook page inundated with angry residents opposed to naled. alberto gross says he would rather take his chances with zika.
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when, you know, the solution could be just as bad as the problem. >> reporter: naled was sprayed last week in south carolina after four travel related zika cases were reported there. a beekeeper who didn't know spraying was planned, lost 2.5 million bees. she says killed by the toxin. >> back here in miami beach the decision to use is supported by the cdc and surgeon general of florida. scott, as a precaution, they're going to do the spraying at 5:00 in the morning before students go to school. >> david begnaud, thanks. chicago is suffering through its bloodiest summer in decade. over the weekend, 65 people were shot, 13 killed. today, the police superintendent said he is doing all he can to fight gang violence but said, it's not a police issue. it's a society issue. dean reynolds is there. >> the 65 people shot in chicago over the labor day holiday weekend included a woman, nine months pregnant. shot in the abdomen. a pastor shot in the face. an 80-year-old man shot in the head.
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earlier holiday carnage on memorial day and the fourth of july. the victims were found on sidewalks, in driveways, on street corners, and in city parks. pat, she didn't want to give her last name, was an eyewitness. >> i just basically saw a guy drive up in a nice car. jumped out. started shooting. he took off. >> a victim was murdered as he was driving. another as he walked his dog. >> i'm frustrated. the city should be frustrated. frustrated that the people who commit these crimes just don't care who their actions affect. >> chicago police superintendent eddie johnson said there was a surge in violence from sunday to this morning because of youthful gang reprisals. most offenders between 15-24 years old.
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>> we need the people in the community to do the right thing. as long as they stay silent. the people committing these acts feel empowered to continue doing it. >> reporter: repeat offenders continue to be a huge problem. last week, chicago police made 77 arrests, in an offensive against gang members. 57 of those arrested, had felony records. and 10, scott, were on parole. >> dean reynolds in chicago tonight for us. dean, thank you. >> well, a month after fox news chief roger ailes was forced out in a sexual harassment scandal, a lawsuit against him and the company by former anchor gretchen carlson has been settled. vinita nair. >> roger ailes denies
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fox news parent company, 21st century fox had this to say -- >> gretchen carlson said she is grateful for the reported $20 million settlement and thanked her supporters saying, all women deserve a dignified and respectful work place in which talent, hard work and loyalty are recognized, revered and rewarded. >> i'm gretchen carlson. the lawsuit filed two months ago alleged carlson was fired because she refused sexual advances and complained about severe, pervasive sexual harassment, ailes resigned as ceo, two weeks after carlson filed the lawsuit. attorney bob fitzpatrick has been following the case and special is in work place harassment cases. >> the amount of money is a very healthy message not only to fox, to change the alleged culture that exists there, but it is also a message to other
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>> reporter: at the time of his resignation, ailes reportedly received $40 million payout. >> scott, it is unclear how much of the $20 million settlement will come out of his pocket versus, 21st century fox. vinita nair, thanks. a pennsylvania judge ordered comedian bill cosby to stand trial for sexual assault next june. cosby who is 79 is charged with drugging and assaulting a woman in his home in 2004. cosby insists the encounter was consensual. prosecutors say 13 women are willing to testify cosby attacked them too. but the judge has not said whether he will allow that? >> coming up. nearly three decades later. a courtroom confession solves the murder of a young boy. and later, the first americans
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jamie yuccas was in the courtroom. >> reporter: after ten minutes of court proceedings today the prosecutor turned and asked 53-year-old, danny heinrich did you kidnap, sexually assault and murder jacob wetterling. he responded calmly, yes, i did. jacob's parent, jerry and patty wetterling sat in front of the courtroom and listened to all the details of the final moment of their son's life on october 22nd, 1989. heinrich detailed he drove down a dead end road and noticed three young boys playing with a flashlight. he approached them and ordered them into a saint joseph minnesota ditch. he told two boys to run away. heinrich handcuffed jacob and put him in the passenger seat. jacob asked what did i do wrong? he took him to a remote location. told him to undress. then sexually assaulted him. heinrich said he saw a police
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he pulled his revolver out of his pocket. he told the court. clicked once and the bullet didn't enter the chamber. he shot again. that's's when jacob fell to the ground >> i want to say, jacob, i am so sorry. incredibly painful to know his last days, last hours, last minutes. we love you, jacob. we will continue to fight. our he until we found -- until we found him. we need to heal. >> local state and federal prosecutors started working together in 2015. when jared scheerl asked investigators to reopen his sexual assault case for the same year in cold spring. investigatored fund a sweatshirt that tied heinrich to the assault and searched his home
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heinrich could face 20 years in prison. the big question, scott, is why won't he face murder charges? prosecutors say, that the wetterling family as well as the citizens of the state of minnesota were so desperate for answers after 27 years, that they took the unprecedented step of offering a plea deal. so that everyone could begin to heal once jacob's remains were found. >> and he is to be charged on the child pornography case? thanks very much, jamie yuccas reporting tonight. reporting tonight. still ahea ? ? the decision to ride on and save money. he decided to save money by switching his motorcycle insurance to geico. there's no shame in saving money. ride on, ride proud. geico motorcycle,
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she was the founding mother of modern conservatism, phyllis schlafly died yesterday of cancer. a gop delegate for donald trump was best known for leading the fight against the equal rights amendment in the 70s. she called feminists "bitter women seeking a constitutional cure for their personal problems." phyllis schlafly was 92. >> police chase in phoenix ended in gunfire and played out on live tv. the driver in the dark suv was wanted for bank robbery. penned in by unmarked police vehicles. the officers jumped out, shots were fired, the suspect was killed. two other suspects had been arrested earlier. when a fragile rock formation on the oregon coast collapsed last week, the ocean was the leading suspect.
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today the u.s. capitol's great rotunda reopened after a 13 month, $97 million project to save the capitol dome. >> congratulations to you. >> reporter: the first tour today to bend over backward to see george washington ascending
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this time-lapse video shows the start, a year ago, of the scaffolding and drapery that were used to restore the iron work install lighting and repaint the fading fresco. >> this is all original. all 150 years old. >> yes it is. >> reporter: the head of the project, steven aires, architect of the capitol. minutes" before the work began. >> this is the top. >> it is the top. >> wow. >> what a beautiful view. >> the dome was built of the high tech material of the 160s. cast iron. but 150 years later, pieces were falling. and there were more than 1,300 cracks. >> it looked magnificent and beautiful from the ground. but when you got up close there is rust all over it. broken pieces.
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80-pound pieces of decoration and, ornamentation. >> the dome was covered in scaffolding and the cracks were sown together. the remainder of the scaffold to be removed by inauguration day this january. construction of the dome was interrupted during the civil war. but when the contractor decide to to finish it any way. president lincoln said when the people see the dome going on. they'll know the union is meant to go on. and that's the "cbs overnight news" for this for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and of course, cbs this morning.
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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, september 7th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." for the first time ever, donald trump and hillary clinton will be on the same stage, taking questions from veterans. the military battle both campaigns are waging before tonight's showdown. miami is taking its fight to the air, spraying a powerful and controversial chemical in hopes of stopping zika spread, but people living under the spray are concerned it's killing more than mosquitoes. itt tech is closing every campus across the country. what it means for current students and those with massive
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and triumph on the trail. when a retired usc fighter carries a stranger's injured child two miles down a mountain. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning, hillary clinton and donald trump are gearing up for tonight's national security forum. th w but on the same stage. in an interview with abc, trump had some thoughts on his opponent's appearance as it relates to international affairs. >> i just don't think she has a presidential look. you need a presidential look. you have to get the job done. i think if she went to mexico, she would have a total failure. >> reporter: trump says clinton lacks the look, but "the dallas morning news" says trump lacks republican values and that is why the paper won't be endorsing him.
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trump doesn't reflect republican ideals in the past and we are certain he shouldn't reflect the gop of the future. it breaks the paper's streak of backing every republican candidate, dating back to nixon in '68. the news isn't all bad for trump. >> ladies and gentlemen, the next president of the united states, donald j. trump! >> reporter: the latest national poll gives republican donald trump a two-point lead over his democratic rival hillary clinton. >> good psychology. i know that for a fact because people that didn't call me yesterday, they are calling me today. >> reporter: trump rallied a crowd in north carolina, saying if elected, he would give a simple command to his top generals. >> they will have 30 days to submit to the oval office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating isis. >> reporter: trump's camp unveiled a list of 88 retired military brass backing him for president. clinton had a comeback from her campaign plane. >> i think we are up to 89, but
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again, called each other unqualified for the white house. clinton argued in florida that she is the best candidate to protect the country and the american troops. >> his whole campaign has been one long insult to all those who have worn the uniform. >> reporter: in a new ad, clinton tried to drive home that very point, hitting trump on his past remarks about the military. >> i know more about isis than the generals do. john mccain, a war hero? he's not a war her he is a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured, okay. >> reporter: cbs news projects show clinton has to close an enthusiasm gap with voters, but she has built up a lead in many battleground states. >> if the election were held today, hillary clinton would be in position to get more than the 270 electorate votes that she would need. >> reporter: both candidates are set to appear at a forum on a national security in new york city tonight, aboard the
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coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk with libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson and his running mate. in laos this morning, president obama pledged 90 million dollars to clean up bombs dropped by the united states during the vietnam war. the president toured a museum and a center that treat victims. some 20,000 people from laos have been killed or wounded since the war ended by about 80 million unexploded bombs. during the vietnam war, laos became the most heavily bombed country in history. the united states now says all of the $1.7 billion owed to iran in a decades old arbitration case has been paid in cash. 1.3 billion and interest had been handed over in catch earlier this year. the initial 400 million was delivered in january on the same day that iran agreed to release four american prisoners. some critics call that ransom. the administration admits the cash was used as leverage.
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belonging to iran's revolutionary guard harassed a u.s. navy ship in the persian gulf. one came within 100 yards, forcing the american ship to change course. back in this country. the fight against the zika virus hit another road block. a 1.1 senate democrats yesterday. democrats oppose the bill because republicans added a cut money to planned parenthood. they will begin spraying tomorrow using an insecticide. some say it's banned in europe. and some residents say they would rather take their chances with the virus. >> the impact of the disease is relatively low and when, you know, the solution could be just as bad as the problem. >> the world health organization now says men and women returning from zika-infected areas should
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face murder charges after admitting he abducted, sexually assaulted and killed 11-year-old jacob wetterling nearly 30 years ago. hils -- his detailed admission and killing admission was part after plea deal that is expected to put him behind bars for decades. jamie yuccas reports. >> reporter: after only ten minutes of court proceedings, the prosecutor turned and asked 53-year-old danny heinrich, did you kidnap, sexually assault, heinrich responded calmly, yes, i did. jacob's parents jerry and patty wetterling sat in the front of the courtroom and listened all of the details of the final moments of their son's life on october 22nd, 1989. heinrich detailed how he drove down a dead-end road and noticed three young boys playing with a flashlight. he approached them and ordered them into a st. joseph, minnesota, ditch. he then told two of the boys to
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heinrich handcuffed jacob and put him into the front seat of a vehicle. he took him to a remote location and told him to undress and he sexually assaulted him. heinrich said he saw a nearby police car was patrolling and got close, so he got scared. so he pulled out out of his pocket. he clicked the gun once and a bullet didn't enter out of the chairman and so he shot again and jacob fell to the ground. >> i would like to know jacob's last hours, last minutes. >> reporter: heinrich could face up to 20 years in prison but the big question why wouldn't he face a murder charge? it turns out after 27 years of waiting for answers, the wetterlipping's agreed to offer a plea deal an extraordinary and unprecedented measure so they would finally start to heal. jamie yuccas, cbs news, minneapolis, minnesota. the for-profit college itt tech is closing all of its 130
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itt says its hand was forced by sanctions imposed by the department of education. the move affects more than 35,000 students. more than 8,000 itt employees lost their jobs. in august, itt was banned from enrolling new students in order to pay $152 million in repay student loans. roger ailes had no comment after gretchen carlson settled her sexual harassment laui against the former ceo for a reported $20 million. besides the 20 million, fox issued a public apology. two weeks after the suit, ailes was out. he denies the allegations and didn't pay any of the settlement. and fox announced that greta van susteren is no longer with the network. she was among the fox employees who spoke on behalf of ailes. on facebook, she said, fox a few years. bill cosby's sexual
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for june. it's the only criminal case against cosby. the accuser said cosby drugged her and molested her. prosecutors want 13 women who cosby allegedly assaulted over the years to testify. the judge says he hasn't decided if they can take the witness stand. coming up on the morning news. the wife of a slain officer has an astronaut is back on the earth. this is the "cbs morning news." then i realized managing was all i was doing. when i finally told my doctor, he said humira was for people like me who have tried other medications,... but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief... ...and many achieved remission.
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on the cbs "moneywatch." what to expect from a new iphone. and a job opportunity at buckingham palace? jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> reporter: stocks on wall street finished higher, pushed in part by higher oil prices and gains in energy stocks. the dow jumped about 46 points. s&p rose 6. nasdaq finished 26 points higher to a new all-time high. apple is expected to announce its latest iphone today. one big change, apple has done away with the headphone jacks. that means that future iphone buyers would possibly need new headsets for a digital connection. most analysts don't expect many other major changes to the phone. the latest twist in the pay tv set top box story could be announced as early as today. earlier this year, the fcc voted to allow anyone to create devices or services that compete
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but now the commission is reportedly considering creating its own copyright licensing office. third-parties would sign a contract to gain access to the programming and then rebroadcast it through their own equipment. volvo is creating a company to develop software for self-driving cars. the automaker is teaming up with a swedish firm to work on the autonomous driving systems. in august, volvo announced it was teaming up with uber to develop next generation driverless cars. and if you're look the buckingham palace website lists a position for a live-in housekeeper. that's right. clean for the queen and live in the palace. meals are provided and there is a pension. as the job description says, you'll get to work and live in stunning historic settings. the pay is about $22,000 a year and they do charge for the room. >> $22,000 a year? you would think the queen could
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>> it's the experience. >> cleaning the chandeliers is probably a full-time job. >> i'm guessing they take your smartphone, right? they probably don't want those pictures posted on facebook or social media. >> i'm sure! jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. coming up on "cbs this morning," we speak with the ceo of starbucks. howard schultz on the campaign to honor great american citizens. first, reinventing a hotel stay. we will show you how dorm style living arrangements are catching on as millennials take sharing to a whole other level. . if you're using this toothpaste, you're probably expecting to get visibly whiter teeth, but it only removes surface stains, and clinical tests show that it only provides
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most humpback whales are now off the u.s. endangered species list. the change affects nine of the 14 areas where they swim. official say they are recovering, thanks for a 50-year-old ban on commercial whaling, but some environmentalists say the move is premature. a new type of temporary housing is springing up. it's designed for millennials who are willing to trade privacy for a low price. the story from chris martinez. >> reporter: showing her newest guest. >> we are in a sharing economy. people are sharing their homes, their cars and tasks are being shared online. >> reporter: she is the found of pod share, a member-based residence, designed for people who are on vacation or staying in the area on a temporary basis. it's part after movement toward co-living. more buildings are popping up around the nation with a dorm-like atmosphere. this one in new york called we live offers modern amenities where residents can live, eat,
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of the same concept. a stay here only costs $40 to $50 a night and that price includes a bed, tv, and storage area. what is missing is privacy. every pod is wide open to encourage interaction with other guests. >> give up a little bit of privacy and gain collisions we call it here. >> reporter: those collisions are often common areas like the shared kitchen. these two became friends while staying here. >> i like sharing everything. it's fun. i feel like it brings us closer. >> there is a lot more value to the experiences than really having ownership over something. >> reporter: right now, pod share is only in l.a., but beth hopes to stretch the model far beyond california. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the cultural impact of the popular video game tetris. i'm anne-marie green.
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on tuesday, the u.s. capitol's great rotunda reopened after a 13-month, 97 million dollar project to save the capitol dome. scott pelley reports. >> congratulations to you, you're the first! >> reporte tour to bend over backwards to see george washington ascending into heaven. this time lapse video shows the start a year ago of the scaffolding and drapery that were used to restore the iron work, install lighting, and repaint the fading fresco. this is all original, 150 years old? >> yes, it is. >> reporter: the head of the
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he took us up the dome before the work began. >> this is the top. >> reporter: this is the top. wow! what a beautiful view! the dome was built of the high-tech material of the 1860s, cast iron. but 150 years later, pieces were falling and there were more than 1,300 cracks. >> it looks magnificent and beautiful from the ground, but when you get up close, there is rust all over it, broken pieces, and some of these are big, 40, 60, 80-pound pieces of decoration and ornamentation. >> reporter: so the dome was covered in scaffolding and the cracks were sewn together. the remainder of the scaffold is to be removed by inauguration day this january. >> that was scott pelley reporting. now reporters on board hillary clinton's campaign plane
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between clinton and her aides. the orange roll. the reporters roll oranges down the aisle with questions on them. if one makes it past the curtain, clinton is expected to answer it. the question, who would you want to have dinner with, trump or putin? the answer? putin. here is another look at this morning's top stories. a new national poll finds trump with a two-point lead over clinton. yesterday, trump and clinton called each other unqualified to be president. tonight, clinton and trump appear separately at the same event in new york city, a veterans forum on national security. the for-profit college itt tech is closing all of its 130 campuses in the united states. itt says its hand was forced by sanctions imposed by the department of education. the move affects more than 35,000 students. more than 8,000 itt employees lost their jobs. itt is accused of misleading students and pushing them into risky loans. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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new innovation as it unveils a new iphone today. plus, we talk with starbucks ceo howard schultz on a campaign to honor great american citizens. and the story of a little known group of african-american women who helped put a man on the moon. that is the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the fire at a cedar rapids landmark that needed every resource the city has. the next step more than two years after the cedar rapids casino proposal was denied. the first look inside one of the most anticipated flood recovery projects in iowa city. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio.

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