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arnold, police chief robert shockey says the worst may be yet to come. >> we are at the point now the sandbagging is not going to hold it back. we are going to lose probably from a hundred to 150 homes will be affected by the flood, if not more. >> reporter: where i am standing this is usually one of the busiest intersections of st. louis county but with the passing water it is water from the merrimack river which crested on tuesday. behind me, it's 20 feet deep, where it should be dry. david begnaud, cbs news, st. louis county, missouri. >> unbelievable pictures. the mother of a texas teen who blamed a deadly drunk driving crash on affluenza is spending new year's day in a los angeles jail. prosecutors say tonya couch will not return to texas until next week to face charges of helping her son escape to mexico. 18-year-old ethan couch is fighting mexican efforts to deport him. he could face jail time in texas if officials find he violated
a federal judge is ordering bill cosby's wife to testify in a lawsuit filed by seven women who claimed the comedian sexual attacked them. bill cosby is facing a defamation suit separate from the criminal charges filed against cosby wednesday in pennsylvania. camille cosby says the law does not force her to testify against her husband. her lawyers say they will appeal. >> wayne rogers has died. wayne rogers played trapper john mcintyre and alan alda's side-kick in the early years of m.a.s.h. >> you're not getting in the ring with that guy until i hear him speech. >> i just called in a chicken. >> we are not throwing in the towel. >> i'm ready to throw in the pwhole laundry! >> rogers left m.a.s.h. after 15 -- in 1975 after three seasons. he continued to be a money manager. spokeswoman said wayne rogers died thursday from complications of pneumonia. he was 82. coming up on the "morning news." a year-end campaign shake-up.
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visit naturesbounty.com for details. "star wars" creator george lucas says he is sorry. and new hope for those with a devastating form of muscular dystrophy. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the new york times" reports on a potential breakthrough in treating an incurable disorder that involves muscle weakness and early death. researchers used a new gene editing technique in mice that allows scientists to remove a defective stretch of dna. it worked in mice, but it's uncertain how it would react in the human immune system. new york post reports on resignations of three top adviser to gop presidential candidate ben carson. the resignations including carson's campaign manager and communications director.
business manager and questioned whether he is ready for the oval office. the deputy campaign manager also stepped down. it comes just five weeks before the iowa caucuses. the "minneapolis star tribune" reports a federal judge temporarily blocked an arkansas abortion law. the law would have placed new limits on how the abortion bill is administered. it was supposed to take effect today. planned parenthood filed a lawsuit challenging it on monday. now both sides will have time to fully present arguments. the "los angeles times" reports on george lucas' apology to disney. the "star wars" creator said he is sorry for his criticism over disney's handling of the franchise. lucas said he had sold his characters to, quote, white savers, in a recent interview with charlie rose. disney says it's moving forward with "star wars" in an exciting direction. on the cbs "moneywatch." the dow finished the year in negative territory. brian webb has those stories and more.
requested unemployment benefits last week, but the level remains near historic lows. the labor department says applications for jobless jumped by 20,000. employers have been adding 210,000 jobs a month in 2015. the markets will be closed new year's day. thursday, the dow dropped 178 points and the nasdaq lost 58. the deadline is midnight for sprint and verizon customers hoping to cash in on a 158 million dollar refund. the federal communications commission reached an agreement with both companies after a cramming investigation. cramming is when customers were charged for third-party text messaging without their permission, typically adding about $10 a month to the bill. netflix wants to help parents trick their kids into giving them a little privacy for new year's eve. the streaming service is helping parents to lie about the clock striking 12:00. netflix is bringing back a
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. here is another look at this morning's top story. people all around the world welcomed in 2016 with fireworks and celebrations. security was tight in new york city and across europe amid terror fears. packer fans weren't to let snow get in the way of their team's game against the vikings. the packers called on more than 600 fans to help clear lambeau field of snow ahead of the regular season finale on sunday. fans earned 10 bucks an hour for their help. unlike snow covered wisconsin, the northeast has
record ever. the balmy winter is melting the profits of businesses that rely on the wintry weather. demarco morgan reports. >> reporter: empty lifts and near barren slopes, this wasn't the ski trip that jacqueline vazquez was hoping for. >> it's a mess. a mess. the snow is wearing down. this is the last time. i'm going home now. >> reporter: unseasonably warm temperatures left skiers scrambling. vickie hero says this one trail at jack cross ski resort in pennsylvania was their only option. >> every single one is closed, closed, closed. until we get here and they said we just have one slope open. very disappointing. >> reporter: this barren landscape is a far cry from the winter wonder land from last year. >> at least we are open. >> reporter: general manager mark dalbert. >> we have some tough years where it's warm but it's never been this warm continuously. >> reporter: is this the first for you in your experience? >> had some tough starts but
>> reporter: it's not just here in blakesly, pennsylvania. web cams at other resorts such as blue mountain, camelback mountain and shawnee mountain, some reporting they have lost 20% of their business so far. colder temperatures arrive tonight as the new year arrives and dalbert is hoping to make up for lost time. >> we will get this thing started by the latter part of the weekend and early next week, with the cold air coming in, we will be back on our feet and get rolling again. >> reporter: we learned more than 70 ski resorts are closed across the northeast, but those numbers are likely to change with temperatures expected to drop in the new year. demarco morgan, cbs news, blakesly, pennsylvania. the 127th rose parade gets under way in a few hours in california. yesterday, the police escorted the 44 colorful floats to pasadena for the parade. many roses are used to create the floats. people began lining up along the
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announced plans to open three new shelters to house an unexpected influx of unaccompanied migrant children. the shelters will be on federal property in colorado, florida, and new mexico. children in the shelters are mostly between the ages of 14 and 17. they stay about a month before it's decided whether they will be deported. the year 2015 was a big year in politics. the race for the white house produced plenty of drama, and we saw a historic nuclear deal with iran. craig boswell takes a look back. >> reporter: the outsiders took the early lead in the crowded gop race for president. >> i'm at number one by a lot! >> reporter: donald trump pulled out front with a slew of controversial comments, including a ban on muslim immigrants and a wall to keep mexicans from crossing the border. >> they are bringing drugs. they are bringing crime. they are rapists. >> reporter: ben carson and carly fiorina also surged in early polls. >> unfortunately, i believe we have out of time. >> reporter: following the death
joe biden decided against making a third run for the white house. >> i'm going to be your president too. >> reporter: hillary clinton was forced to defend from an attack from the left with senator bernie sanders running with a liberal platform. >> establishment politics is not going to work. >> reporter: clinton weathered nearly 11 hours of congressional questions about the attack on a u.s. consulate in benghazi in 2012. she also came under fire for using her private e-mail server for official communications as secretary of state. the obama administration restored diplomatic relations with cuba after 54 years. president also signed a deal with iran that would limit its nuclear program. >> this deal is our best means of assuring that iran does not get a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: senate republicans fought back, saying the deal would actually help iran get a nuclear weapon, but the democrats beefed back the challenge. fed up with infighting among conservative and moderate republicans house speaker john boehner called it quits. >> been an honor to serve in this institution. >> reporter: congressman paul ryan reluctantly stepped up to take the job.
>> reporter: the supreme court upheld a key part of the affordable care act that provides health insurance subsidies to all qualifying americans. in a historic decision, a divided court legalized same-sex marriage. >> you may kiss your bride. >> craig boswell, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a political round table with "face the nation" moderator john dickerson, "wall street journal" columnist peggy noonan and nancy cordes. plus tips on reaching your financial goals in 2016. we will hear from cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. we will show you how movie theaters are offering healthier food at the snack bar. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching.