Skip to main content

tv   CBS This Morning  CBS  January 28, 2016 7:00am-9:00am PST

7:00 am
niagara falls. why the natural wonder could be reduced to a trickle. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. he says he is all mad at everything fox. >> megyn kelly! >> you are a deal maker. make a deal. >> you're making a big mistake. >> can i just say -- >> trump's feud takes center stage. >> i was not treated well by fox. they came out with this ridiculous p.r. statement and it was like grown up by a child. >> donald is a fragile soul. >> he is not coming to the debate but i have a $20 bet he'll show up. >> a lot of people tried to take the out before but i'm still standing. >> bernie sanders and clinton in a dead heat in the iowa polls. three men arrested by the fbi in that wildlife refuge occupation in oregon, turning themselves in after reaching a checkpoint.
7:01 am
zika virus has potential to become a pandemic and calling on the world health organization -- american airlines flight is forced to make an emergency landing in london after six people fall ill. >> a flight attendant collapsed in the aisle. >> two people inside when a engine lost power. >> i watched the propeller stop. wide tornado damage. the twister lifted vehicles. the air. >> you look at the escape and capture of el chapo guzman government. >> all that. a handcuffed suspect steals an oklahoma state's trooper patrol car while the trooper searched his car for marijuana. if you break out in new hampshire you think you can go all the way? >> i do. >> if you don't break out? >> i probably will cry a little bit. and all that matters -- >> what is your super bowl pick? broncos or panthers? >> i think it's a great story for peyton manning but carolina looks tough. it's going to be a close one. >> on "cbs this morning". people are very upset
7:02 am
new movie and in that movie, michael jackson is going to be played by a british white man. the producer said we didn't want to cast a white man, but we would like to get nominated for an oscar. so you do what you got to do. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs thi morning." donald trump says his mind is made up and he will skip the last republican dbate before monday's iowa caucuses. trump calls his boycott of tonight's fox news debate an eye for an eye. he plans a campaign event. while seven of his republican rivals share the stage in prime time. >> a new poll out this morning shows 32% of likely republican voters in iowa support trump. ted cruz is in second place with 25%. only one other candidate, marco rubio, is in double digits. major garrett is in des moines where cruz take center stage for
7:03 am
major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the boycott and art of the deal maneuver is playing out hour by hour. the fox and trump camps continue to negotiate, but, for now, the gop front-runner has an event scheduled across town at drake university at the time of the debate. the purported purpose? raise funds for veterans organizations. trump's republican rivals either don't buy it or find it farcical. >> i got a very unfair question for somebody but we don't talk about that. >> reporter: in south carolina wednesday, donald trump portrayed his boycott of the debate his textbook negotiating ploy. >> i was not treated fairly. you know that? right? does everybody agree with that? you know in life, when i fight with you, i'm fighting the same way. you have to be treated fairly. >> reporter: ted cruz dropping in some polls but betting on a ground game in iowa said trump is a coward. >> not that he is afraid of me. he is afraid of you. >> reporter: cruz who will
7:04 am
debate target tonight proposed a time and place for a debate with trump. >> how about the two of us in a one-on-one debate mano-mano? we have a venue, we have a time. all we are missing is a candidate. >> fox's prime time king bill o'reilly urged trump to reconsider. >> here is it is what. >> bill, let me tell you. you're taking this much more seriously than i am. i'm not taking it seriously. >> who is? i want you to consider, all right? think about it. say, look. i might come back. forgive. go forward. >> i don't like being taken advantage of. in this case, i was being taken advantage of by fox. >> reporter: trump simplified his tactics in terms familiar to his supporters. >> if i'm representing the country as president, i won't let our country -- because it's a personality trait. i'm not going to let our country be taken advantage of. >> reporter: trump's gop rivals
7:05 am
of another media moment, fumed. >> i got a $20 bet he'll show up. >> i went up a couple of points, i would say. >> interesting side show. greatest show on earth! this is not a show. >> reporter: a super pac backing ted cruz is offering to put up $1.5 million if he accepts the texas senator's debate challenge. two organizations said they will not accept donations from trump's event here tonight. >> thanks, major. "wall street journal" kim strassel is with us. she writes a column that appears weekly in the newspaper and pleased to have you. welcome. >> nice to be here. >> could this be a big mistake for donald trump? >> i think it is. this is the key moment for iowa voters. they are tuned in. they are paying a lot of attention to this one debate, back on the number of debates so there is a lot of focus on this one. we know 4 out of 10 of those voters still say they could change their minds. donald trump is going to be up on that stage and all of his
7:06 am
going to be leveling charges at him and he will be not be there. >> do you think there will be an empty chair? >> i think a possibility. >> fox and rnc said they won't have an empty podium there. do you think, as karl rove made the point in "wall street journal" today, it could be enough to blow his lead, that it is a small enough lead in iowa that can could be the margin of difference? >> the problem is we don't really know what his lead is. his real lead. the number one question that everyone has out there in iowa is how devoted are donald's supporters? are they devoted celebrity watchers? the kinds that will stand in line for five hours to get a ticket or the kind of people go out on a cold night to a caucus. and those could be very different people. >> do you believe big turnout numbers at these rallies doesn't translate into the votes at the end of the day? >> that's what nobody knows. you know, in the past, you tend to have about 120,000 people who are regular caucus go-ers to the republican caucus. registration has not necessarily changed a lot in iowa. so has donald trump actually
7:07 am
>> could marco rubio benefit from all of this? >> he has been very strategic. he was a big believer that you can peak too early in iowa, so he has saved all of his fire power the last week and polls are coming out showing he is moving up. >> he has the endorsement of the "des moines register." >> and the sioux falls newspaper as well and campaigning with joni ernest. so he has got some momentum. >> "the new york times" makes the point that the fight is between the leading republicans and roger ailes of fox news network. what do you make of that and that then trump appeared with o'reilly last night and one of their biggest stars begged him to reconsider? >> i think the toughest thing for the media is that you want to have a donald trump on, good for your ratings, but, you know, at the same time, republicans love to bash on the media. >> but is this donald trump taking on fox because he thinks fox has too much power? >> it could be.
7:08 am
it plays to tell their voters that the media is bad. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> certainly still more to come. kim strassel, thank you for joining us at the table this morning. washington's biggest newspaper is blasting bernie sanders this morning. a "washington post" editorial says the democratic candidate is running a, quote, fiction-filled campaign. it labels the vermont senator as not a brave truth-teller and a lot like many other politicians. sanders and hillary clinton are making several campaign stops today in iowa today. nancy cordes is there. good morning, nancy. >> reporter: good morning. that editorial primarily took issue with sanders plans to expand government. they say he has not adequately explained how he would pay for all of that. it's a similar case clinton has been making, but it doesn't seem to bother his supporters. another thousand of them showed
7:09 am
>> i give you bernie sanders. >> reporter: stumping with susan sarandon in mason city, sanders blasted clinton for leaving the state. >> my opponent is not in iowa tonight. she is raising money from a philadelphia investment firm. frankly, i would rather be here with you. >> reporter: sanders had just returned from his own trip to washington for a 45-minute sit-down with the president. >> we talked about domestic issues, we talk about foreign policy, we talked about politics just a little bit. >> reporter: what kind of politics? >> can i get a picture? >> the president knows something- about iowa. >> reporter: earlier at a bowling alley in adele, iowa, clinton argued she is best to equip the president's gains especially when it comes to obamacare. >> make no mistake, if they get a republican president, it will be gone in the first week. >> reporter: in mason city, her husband insisted she's a
7:10 am
>> there is only one person who is a proven change maker. who is the change maker here? she is a walking, breathing change agent. she is a born change maker and everything she touched, she made better. >> reporter: that is the case zoe wagner is making between now and caucus night. the high school junior is a precinct captain for clinton in beaverdale. are you even old enough to vote? >> no. i'm 20 days too young to vote. >> reporter: you can still be a precinct captain? >> yeah. that is the cool thing. even though i can't be there to stand in her corner on caucus night, i can help in other ways. >> reporter: the democrats are still locked in their own debate fight over whether to add another one to the calendar next week. sanders is playing hardball saying he will only participate in clinton agrees to three more debates, in march, april, and may. he wants as many chances to be head-to-head with her on stage as possible. >> we will see how it turns out. thank you, nancy.
7:11 am
with the republican candidates next month from south carolina. you can see it february 13th at 6:00 pacific time right here on cbs. the world health pandemic. it has been linked to bit defects. the cda added new areas to its unprecedented travel advisory warning pregnant women to avoid areas where the zika virus is spreading. dr. anthony fauci took part of in a briefing with president obama this week on the zika threat. he is with us from bethesda. good morning. >> we have 4,000 cases of babies born with suspected defects in brazil.
7:12 am
will be a major outbreak of zika in the united states. about it. we want to take it very seriously. but if zika acts like the other types of viruses that are experience with, we will see mini outbreaks in florida and texas that can be well-controlled with mosquito vector control. hopefully, we will not see anything worse than that, but we have to be very vigilant. but again, we don't expect a major outbreak in the united states, despite the fact that there is considerable problems in south america, particularly in brazil with a widespread outbreak of zika. >> what is the urgent response that is necessary at this moment? >> right now, the urgent response is vector control, namely, to make sure that the mosquito's vector are controlled. trying to eliminate them with insecticides. what we spoke to president obama
7:13 am
countermeasures, better diagnostics and being able to understand the virus better, vector control and everything he was interested in. >> let me ask you, doctor. i know this is overwhelmingly spread by mosquitoes but i know the cdc has reported one case that is spread by other means. are you concerned about that? >> we do not believe there is major ways of spreading this apart from mosquito bites. right now, the considerable thing that we are concerned about, as you're well aware, is the devastating sequella in pregnant women who get infected while they are pregnant and the reason the cdc has come out with their guideline telling pregnant women or women who think they are pregnant or getting pregnant to avoid unless absolutely necessary travel to those regions where you have the local spread and the outbreak of zika. >> important information. doctor, thank you. >> you're quite welcome. three more members of an
7:14 am
federal wildlife refuge in oregon are now in custody. their surrender came as their leader ammon bundy urged the followers to end the occupation. he made a court appearance wednesday in portland. bundy said in a statement, quote, please stand down. go home and hug your families. this fight is ours for now in the courts. >> all 11 members of the group have been arrested and face felony charges. some holdouts remain inside the malheur wildlife refuge. carter evans is in burns, oregon. carter were, good morning. >> reporter: locals here tell us they're ready for the occupation to end. and even with the arrest and the death of one man, as many as ten occupants remain hunkered down and vowing to make a last stand. >> this is a free for all armageddon! >> reporter: that is the message from one man still inside the malheur national wildlife refuge and he is calling for reinforcement. >> they stop you from getting here! kill them! >> reporter: he and others are
7:15 am
occupation which began as a protest over federal land ownership. this, even as their jailed leader, ammon bundy, urges them to go home. >> mr. bundy wants everybody to remember that somebody died and this is not just about him right now. >> reporter: bundy and several others were arrested tuesday when law enforcement stopped them on a road about 20 miles from the compound. bundy's brother ryan was injured and the group spokesman robert lavoy finicum was killed. he had recently told reporters he would rather died than be caged. >> i'm going to not spend my days in a cell. >> reporter: supporters are calling him a martyr. >> she said they cold blooded shot him. they shot him, she figures, at least six times. three or four of the times after he was on the ground dead. >> reporter: but authorities put the blame squarely on the protesters. >> let me be clear. it is the actions and choices of
7:16 am
refuge that has led us to where we are today. >> reporter: 11 people, including bundy, now face felony charges of conspiracy to impede officers of the united states through the use of force, intimidation, or threats. >> this can't happen anymore. this can't happen in america and it can't happen in harney county. >> reporter: the fbi has blocked off all roads into the wildlife refuge and the federal criminal complaint revealed that the remaining occupiers may have had explosives inside their compound. >> wow. carter, thank you very much. our cbs news investigation into the wounded warrior project is sparking strong reactions. former employees told us that the charity spent lavishly while not always delivering enough help to veterans. now a branch of the u.s. military is weighing in. the acting secretary of the army tells cbs news, we need to make sure no soldier falls through the cracks when our ethos is "we leave no one behind." it is our sincere hope that any
7:17 am
veterans conducts themselves in a manner worthy of their service and sacrifice. >> and we have also heard from the tough mudder company which partners with a charity to organize military-style endurance races around the world. they told us, quote, we recently put our partnership with the wounded warrior project under review and we are now in the process of evaluating our charity partners for future events. the wounded warrior project has strongly rejected several of the claims made in our report. its ceo has declined multiple requests for an interview. five people are in custody this morning in connection with a southern california jail break that gained national attention. the orange county sheriff is not describing their link to the escapees. she says that the prisoners got help. none of those in custody are jail employees. the three inmates have been on the run for almost a week. they were gone about 16 hours before guards noticed. more than 250 officers are searching for them.
7:18 am
south florida is cleaning up this morning from the damage from a tornado outside ft. lauderdale. the ef-1 twister touched down yesterday with winds up to 100 miles an hour. it tore down trees and damaged roofs. the storm tossed cars in the parking lots and caused several crashes along the florida turnpike. winds picked up one vehicle from the southbound lane and dropped it in the northbound lane. at least one person was reported hurt. michael jackson famously saying "it don't matter if you're black or white." chosen to portray the pop music legend. ahead, the growing outrage over with just a few high clouds around this morning. right now... but turning into mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below normal - around 50 degrees. overnight lows back to freezing at night. the groundhog
7:19 am
this national weather report sponsored by kay jewellers with. every kiss begins with kay. a mysterious illness hits an american airliner across the atlantic. >> ahead how the crew handled
7:20 am
how the crew handled it after one of their own passed out. the news is back this morning right here on "cbs this morning." nationwide is on your side scanner: rescan item. rescan, rescan. rescan item. vo: it happens so often you almost get used to it. phone voice: main menu representative. representative. representative. vo: which is why being put first... relax, we got this. vo: ...takes some getting used to. join the nation. nationwide is on your side representative. fact. when emergency room doctors choose an otc pain reliever for their patients muscle, back and joint pain. the medicine in advil is their #1 choice.
7:21 am
relief doesn't get any better than this. advil. with ingredients like roasted hazelnuts and cocoa, the delicious taste of nutella takes pancakes to a whole new level. nutella - spread the happy! [ coughing ] [ sneezing ] a cold can make you miserable. luckily, alka seltzer plus cold and cough liquid gels. rush liquid fast relief to your tough cold symptoms. fast, powerful liquid gels from alka seltzer plus weight watchers has changed. weight watchers all-new beyond the scale program puts the focus on you and not just the number on the scale. lose weight while eating healthier,
7:22 am
and move more by including fitness in ways that work for you. see how good you'll feel with the new weight watchers beyond the scale program! join for free now and lose 10 pounds on us. is your head so congested it's ready to explode? you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec -d to powerfully clear your blocked nose and relieve your other allergy symptoms. so, you can breathe easier all day. zyrtec -d. at the pharmacy counter. look close, werther's is making sugar free caramels, classic hard and deliciously chewy. that are so smooth, rich and creamy you won't believe they're sugar free.
7:23 am
i'm billy, and i quit smoking with chantix. i decided to take chantix to shut everybody else up about me quitting smoking. i was going to give it a try, but i didn't think it was going to really happen. after one week of chantix, i knew i could quit. along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. chantix definitely helped reduce my urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. some had seizures while taking chantix. if you have any of these, stop chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of mental health problems, whichcould get worse or of seizures. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you have these, stop chantix and call your doctor right away
7:24 am
tell your doctor if you haveheart or blood vessel problems, or develop new or worse symptoms. get medical help right away if you have symptoms of a heart attack or stroke. decrease alcohol use while taking chantix. use caution when driving or operating machinery. most common side effect is nausea. being a non-smoker feels great.
7:25 am
ahead, we are at niagara falls where there is plan to turn off an american treasure. tomorrow, super bowl 50's connection to the california wine country. yourthe hospital... after they were shot. metro police say they were called to the area of tropicana and eastern just before one a-m. they say it was just before that time... two men walked up to two other men standing at a nearby bus stop. police say there was some sort of argument... and at least 6 rounds were fired. one person was shot multiple times and died... another person was taken to umc and is in surgery. police say right now they don't have a good description of the suspects...
7:26 am
(( we only have two witnesses. it is a fairly busy area so if there are people that are witness or did hear it or have any information we'd like to talk to them. )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) police believe the suspects may still be in the area. gang officers are also here trying to identify the potential suspects./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we could learn more about the new t-mobile arena on the strip. it was just officially named earlier this month. the tmobile arena will be the talk of the asian chamber of commerce's monthly luncheon today. the arena opens april 6th... with las vegas locals, the killers headlining, along with wayne newton.. and just days later the original guns n roses will rock the stage./// quick check on your commute crash on southbound 95 by the jones off-ramp. expect delays coming in from the west side of town. here's what traffic looks like in the rainbow curve right now. < >
7:27 am
< ((sherry swensk)) nice sunshine with just a few high clouds around this morning.... but those are thinning out pretty quickly. .................... chilly low 40s and upper 30s right now... and those will be turning into mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below normal - around 50 degrees. overnight lows back to freezing at night. the groundhog > it's 7:56
7:28 am
>> legally, ben has to give churn time to each of the candidates by making a flavor for each of them. we are bernie is yearningy, why not martin o'mallomar? hillary is whatever flavor you
7:29 am
how about jeb bush's double vanilla. how about make america grape again. for some strange reason, it is still bright organic for donald trump. >> very clever. very clever. >> some of these jokes just write themselves for stephen colbert. welcome back to "cbs this morning." in this hour an upcoming movie about michael jackson is sparking controversy over choosing a white actor who was chosen to play the iconic pop star. why the actor says he was surprised to be cast in this call. a transatlanta flight hours into the journey, how passengers helped the victim and why the pilot returned to london instead of diverting to the nearest airport. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says president obama will take the first step today in a moonshot effort to cure cancer. he will sign a presidential memo
7:30 am
vice president biden will be appointed to lead it. "wall street journal" reports on a lab run by the blood testing company seranos and found jeopardy for patient health. in november they found deficient practices and they have a plan to fix the problem next month or face losing certification. the company says a plan will be submitted within days. a huge fourth quarter earnings for facebook that doubled to 1.5 billion and the first time facebook posted more than a billion dollars in quarterly profit. mobile ads made up of 80% of total ad revenue. st. louis post dispatch reports the city of ferguson reached a tentative deal with the justice department on reforms and they would contain control of their police and municipal court.
7:31 am
and requires them to wear working body cameras. ferguson council will vote on the proposal february 9th. the news and observer in raleigh reports duke university is now permitting its 18 sororities to hold some events following the hostile waking of a student. a sorority member was sent to the hospital in critical condition but is expected to fully recover. backlash over a white actor playing michael jackson. british actor joseph fiennes is cast for a new movie for british tv. vladimir duthiers is here with how this is adding fuel to the debate in the diversity in the entertainment industry. >> reporter: when the oscars win a second straight year without nominating a person of color for a major acting award it sparked widespread criticism. now comes the choice to have a
7:32 am
blade by a white actor. white child to play me? i'm a black american. i'm proud to be a black american! >> reporter: this isn't the first time the choice of an actor has sparked controversy along racial lines.
7:33 am
role in "aloha" and the director eventually apologized for. this has happened many times. john wayne playing kahn and natalie wood. >> and rita moreno. these are all people love iconic roles but not the first time. >> i'm surprised but not insulted by it. when you look at michael jackson, you had very white features at the time that he left this earth. and many people said he looked very much by a white person so i'm not offended or insulted or outraged by this. i just want to know can he dance like michael jackson? >> thank you, vlad. nice to see you. americanairlines this morning is investigating a mystery illness on a
7:34 am
at least six people became sick wednesday on flight 109 from london to los angeles. witnesses say the jet turned around after a passenger and flight attendant fainted. kris van cleave in washington shows us how one passenger called the fly surreal. >> reporter: passengers said it was a routine ten-hour flight and two and a half hours after the plane took off, the crew turned on the cabin lights and asked if there was a doctor on board. >> it was probably as tense as anyone wants to be 30,000 feet in the air. >> reporter: eric winter was one of 172 passengers on american's flight 109. >> i saw an older gentleman. , you know, unfortunately he had thrown up all over himself. >> reporter: british boy band race the horizon was also on board and says a flight attendant collapsed in the aisle. >> it was just a shock, really. like, she was walking down the aisle and i don't know. she just started faint in front
7:35 am
>> reporter: the 40-year-old boeing 777 departed from london to los angeles. once in the air two passengers and several flight attendants complained of light-headedness and according to witnesses two people appeared to faint. they say a medical student and doctor volunteered to help. >> they owned that cabin and made sure everyone was as safe or as comfortable as they needed to be. >> reporter: according to maps, the captain decided to turn around miles from iceland's largest international airport. >> the pilot came on and spoke to everyone and said, listen, the three of us are safe up front, we have zero problems, we are taking us back to london. >> reporter: teams of first responders, including a hazmat unit, met the aircraft at the gate. london's ambulance service says it treated and released six patients at the scene who were not feeling well. winter commended the pilots and crew for their professionalism. >> in the absence of information, your mind can go crazy. but i think they did a
7:36 am
they communicated to us every step of the way and here we are, we are sitting on the ground and we are fine. >> reporter: american says hazmat team did check the entire plane and all of the luggage. maintenance crews also inspected the entire aircraft. so far, no sign anything was wrong but the plane is being thoroughly cleaned. the decision to return to london instead of diverting to iceland would be up to the captain. returning to london would make passengers. >> that was a very scary scene up in the air. thank you, kris. going with the flow at niagara falls could mean a big detour. also showed you how the repairs may sidetrack the mighty land mark. >> it's nice to hear repair pronounced both ways. >> if you're heading out the door, guess what. take us with you and watch us live through the app on your
7:37 am
makeover.
7:38 am
is my life is pretty plane give it to me i'm worth it baby i'm worth it uh huh i'm worth it
7:39 am
give it to me i'm worth it baby i'm worth it lowe's presents "how to be a good listener". this new pedestal sink just screams elegance. it also whispers, "dan you're a genius because you got this guy to install it for you." now get a delta lorain stainless bathroom faucet for only $79 at lowe's. feel a cold sore coming on? only abreva can heal it in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign. it penetrates deep and starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells.. don't tough it out, knock it out, fast.
7:40 am
it. but this plan could affect that side as well. it's a view that will take your breath away. more than 750,000 gallons of water gush over the edge every second. but for the millions of tourists who come to see niagara falls each year, they could soon be in for a big surprise.
7:41 am
nervous when the feature attraction, the american falls has to be turned off even for a short period of time. >> reporter: yes, turned off! the new york state parks department wants to divert the niagara riff to the canadian side so it can replace two 250-year-old bridges and they have been closed to the public since 2004 and rotted and the falls. >> either with we replace them or they crumble into the river and if they crumble into the river we have an environmental mess to clean up. >> reporter: damming the river would make the american side nonxistentnon nonexistent. the dewatering could lead to more visitors seeking a once in a lifetime opportunity. >> the potential is huge for us to really build a successful and strategic and directed marketing campaign around this activity. >> reporter: but this isn't the first time the iconic falls have stopped flowing. in 1969, the u.s. army corps of
7:42 am
from the american falls for months to study the effects of erosion. ultimately the temporarily dam was removed along with millions of coins people had tossed in. and being in upstate new york they can freeze during the winter, or appear to. in 2014 and 2015 during the polar vortex huge ice formations grew out of the falls but underneath the water kept rushing. for locals seeing this powerful icon waterless is a step in the right direction. >> this is such a beautiful area. it's one of the wonders of the they need to get funding. one piece of advice for the engineers is don't start the work in the wintertime. >> it does look cold there!
7:43 am
shut it off, you go no! then when you hear why, you say, please shut it off. none of us have been. what does that say? >> road trip! >> you would say that. >> all by myself. it's really nice up here! >> you would be talking to the fish. >> thanks, friend, thanks. have you heard online ticket brokers face a new challenge. how new york's attorney general is targeting business price markups. up next, tom brady sends a handwritten thank you to patriots fans. thank you, tom.und this morning. chilly low 40s and upper 30s right now... but turning into mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below
7:44 am
overnight lows back to freezing at night. the groundhog announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! james drove his rav4 hybrid into the frozen wilderness. the scent of his jerky attracted a hungry wolfpack behind him. to survive, he had to remain fearless. he would hunt with them. and expand their territory. he'd form a bond with a wolf named accalia... ...become den mother and nurse their young. james left in search of his next adventure. how far will you take the all-new rav4 hybrid? toyota. let's go places. come on in pop pop. happy birthday. i just had a heart attack... and now i have a choice. for her. for them. and him. a choice to take brilinta. a prescription for people who've been hospitalized for a heart attack. i take brilinta with a baby aspirin
7:45 am
as it affects how well it works. it's such an important thing to do to help protect against another heart attack. brilinta worked better than plavix. and even reduced the chances of dying from another one. don't stop taking brilinta without talking to doctor. since stopping it too soon increases your risk of clots in your stent, heart attack, stroke, and even death. brilinta may cause bruising or bleeding more easily or serious, sometimes fatal bleeding. don't take brilinta if you have bleeding, like stomach ulcers. a history of bleeding in the brain, or severe liver problems. tell your doctor about bleeding, new or unexpected shortness of breath, any planned surgery and all medicines you take. i will take brilinta today. tomorrow. and every day for as long as my doctor tells me. don't miss a day of brilinta. listen up! i'm here to get the lady of the house back on her feet. and give her the strength and energy to stay healthy. who's with me?! yay! the complete balanced nutrition of great tasting ensure. with 9 grams of protein and 26 vitamins and minerals. ensure. take life in!
7:46 am
but i smoked. and i got heart disease. my tip is, it's hard to serve your country when you're too weak to put on your uniform. (announcer)you can quit. for free help, call 1-800-quit-now. if you need advice for your business, legalzoom has your back. our trusted network of attorneys has provided guidance to over 100,000 people just like you. visit legalzoom today. the legal help you can count on. legalzoom. legal help is here. roast it... roast it... roast it... slice it. new, hand-carved slow-roasted sirloin. perfectly paired, perfectly served... and starting at just $10.99?! it's dinner time at outback. i don't want to live with the uncertainties of hep c. or wonder whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni. a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c.
7:47 am
who've had no prior treatment. it's the one and only cure that's one pill, once a day for 12 weeks. certain patients... can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. with harvoni, there's no interferon and there are no complex regimens. tell your doctor if you have other liver or kidney problems, hiv, or other medical conditions, and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni may cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni may include tiredness, headache and weakness. i am ready to put hep c behind me. i am ready to be cured. are you ready? ask your hep c specialist if harvoni is right for you. you can't blame tom brady if he needed a little love after his new england patriots failed to make it to the super bowl.
7:48 am
patriots fans wednesday on social media. note in facebook said, in part thank you. to all of the fans the incredible support you gave to us this season. i'm proud to call new england my home and have the privilege for playing for your team. that. very nice move. the blizzard created huge challenges for the national zoo. scenes. >> reporter: you think we have a hard time getting ready for a big snow? imagine what it's like when you're hunkering down with more than 3,000 wild animals. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will show you what happened when snow zilla hit the national zoo. we got to live together see me. see me. see me to know that psoriasis is just something that i have. i'm not contagious. see me to know that i won't stop. until i find what works.
7:49 am
for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. proven to help the majority of people find clear or almost clear skin.
7:50 am
while the majority saw 90% clearance. . look, the wolf was huffing and puffing. like you do sometimes, grandpa? well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe. it can be hard to get air out, which can make it hard to get air in. so i talked to my doctor. she said... symbicort could help you
7:51 am
starting within 5 minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. symbicort helps provide significant improvement of your lung function. symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort contains formoterol. medicines like formoterol increase the risk of death from asthma problems. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. you should tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. symbicort could mean a day with better breathing. watch out, piggies! (children giggle) symbicort. breathe better starting within 5 minutes. call or go online to learn more about a free trial offer. if you can't afford your medication,
7:52 am
mayor john lee is giving his state of the city address today. we got the chance to sit down with him yesterday.. and he says 2015 was a big year... but 2016 will be even bigger. highlights include the apex industrial park...building an amphitheater at craig ranch regional park, and they brought in a new police chief. but...he's looking forward to 2016... and beyond: (( we we've got on the books some projects right now we're working on such as the va the hundred and fifty acres across the street from the va hospital
7:53 am
that to make that a medical research area for the whole region umm we'll be turning ground on the park highlands project. the villages at tuley springs project umm we're building infrastructure major roads off the 2-15 we're bringing sewer lines in )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) another big project coming to north las vegas.. is the new electric car company, faraday future. they're expected to break ground at their factory at the apex industrial park soon.. it will bring thousands of jobs to the area./// want to check on your commute southbound delays on i-15 and washington and throughout the spaghetti bowl. this crash on southbound 95 and jones is sticking around, but traffic is starting to look a lot better in the area. < > < >
7:54 am
> ((sherry swensk)) nice sunshine with just a few high clouds around this morning.... but those are thinning out pretty quickly. .................... chilly low 40s and upper 30s right now... and those will be turning into mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70
7:55 am
normal - around 50 deg good morning, to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, january 28th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more real news ahead including a new challenge to ticket brokers like stubhub, rikki klieman looks at how one state will try to stop resellers that charge outrageous prices. first here's today's "eye opener." >> the fox and trump camps continue to negotiate.
7:56 am
event at the scheduled time of the debate. >> could this be a big mistake for donald trump? >> i think it is. this is the key moment for iowa voters. owe >> the ones that clinton has been making but his supporters don't seem to mind. another 1,000 of them stood up last night. >> could this affect the united states? >> we do not believe that there will be a major outbreak of zika in the united states. >> even with the arrests, and the death of one man, as many as ten occupants remain hunkered down inside. >> passengers say it began as a routine flight, then the crew turned on the cabin lights and asked if there was a doctor on board. >> you can see and hear the roaring falls behind me. it's hard to imagine engineers diverting this much water. >> this isn't the first time the choice of an actor sparked controversy along racial lines. >> if i'm not offended or insulted or outraged by this, i want to know, can he dance? >> a big party for your son's birthday, 16th birthday, right? >> yes, i did. >> he's tall, as well.
7:57 am
>> oh, wow. >> wow you're so lucky he didn't come out of you, you know. >> you're right. >> today's "eye opener at 8" is presented by prudential. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. no one is backing down this morning in the feud between donald trump and fox news. trump still plans to boycott tonight's republican debate in des moines, iowa. he says he'll hold a fund-raiser for veteran, instead. trump appeared on fox news channel last night defending his decision to anchor bill o'reilly. >> i have zero respect for megyn kelly. i don't think she's very good at what she does. i think she's high rye overrated. frankly you're a lot tougher than megyn kelly. >> look, it doesn't matter. people thought when you started to run that this was a joke. that you weren't going to get anywhere. that you were a buffoon. you know it all. okay. but now -- >> i don't think they thought i was a buffoon.
7:58 am
that? i'm not walking away, bill. >> you are walking away flp >> would you do me a favor -- >> because i bought you so many vanilla milkshakes. i bought you so many vanilla milkshakes you owe me. think about it. say, look. i might come back. answer the questions. look out for the folks. just want you to consider it. you owe me milkshakes. i'll take them off the ledger. >> it's up to fox. it's not up to me, bill. >> you owe me 17 milkshakes, then, and i want them. >> trump's main republican rival ted cruz proposed a one-on-one debate. one of his super pacs pledged to give $1.5 million to veterans accepts. thing? i'm confused about that. like they go out together and he buys a milkshake? >> that's how i took it. that they're friends, they spend time together and bill o'reilly has clearly bought him a lot of milkshakes that he likes. all right. a new poll this morning suggests former new york mayor michael bloomberg could have the support to compete as a third party
7:59 am
the nationwide survey of 900 voters by republican pollster frank luntz shows 37% for donald trump, 33% for hillary clinton, and 29% for mr. bloomberg. >> interesting. michigan state senate today could approve $28 million to address the toxic water crisis in flint. a new poll shows governor rick snyder's approval rating plummeting. fewer than 40% of michigan voters say he is doing a good job. nearly 70% say the governor handled the flint water crisis poorly. adriana diaz is in flint where safe drinking water for some may be fronts away. adriana, good morning. >> good morning. distribution centers like this one are now doubling up as recycling plants as the city continues its short-term solution of handing out bottled water. a long-term solution could include replacing damaged, lead pipes that are still causing some contamination. but overall the state says the water quality is getting better. >> you should not be drinking
8:00 am
>> reporter: the amount of lead in flint's water is decreasing but it's still not safe to drink. nearly 94% of city homes that have been tested have below 15 parts per billion of lead, which is considered safe by the epa. 85% contain even less lead. below 5 parts per billion. >> is that good enough? >> the test results they released are actually very encoiraging. >> the water is eating up the pipes from the inside. >> reporter: civil engineer mark edwards was the first to expose flint's widespread lead contamination and is now helping oversee the recovery. edwards says flint still needs to pass a federal lead and copper test to ensure water safety. do you think people here are weeks away from being able to drink unfiltered tap water, months, years? >> realistically, you're talking 2, 2 1/2 months. >> flint residents should not have to pay for water they did not and are not using. >> reporter: mayor karen weaver is asking for an additional $3 million in state funding to help
8:01 am
utility. >> it makes us feel like we're being made fools of. >> reporter: she continues to pay her monthly bills for water that's undrinkable. >> we still have to flush the toilets, we still need to wash our clothes and we're still bathing in it. >> reporter: to assist with the fallout from the crisis the state hired public relations firms with money that was donated to a tax exempt fund meant to help the people of flint. the moving michigan forward fund was recitekriet created in 2013. michigan governor rick snyder defended the controversial use of the fund wednesday. >> the communications is a huge issue in this. not about spinning anything. it's about getting the facts to people. >> reporter: in a statement to cbs news the governor's office further defended using donations to pay for pr firms, saying that no state money is involved. and that every resource is being brought to bear on helping flint. that includes the additional communication help. gayle? >> adriana, thank you. carolina panthers quarterback cam newton is sounding off just
8:02 am
he will lead the panthers against the denver broncos in the championship. newton explained yesterday why he thinks that he's faced so much criticism, especially for what some call his over-the-top celebrations. >> i said it since day one i'm an african-american quarterback that may scare a lot of people because they haven't seen nothing that they can compare me to. people are going to say whatever they want to say. and if i'm in this world living for that person, oh, this person going to say this. this person going to say that. then i can't look at myself and say i'm cam newton or i'm cameron newton to most people because i'm not. because i'm living for you. >> television sports analyst and former nba star charles barkley addressed the criticism surrounding newton. >> there is a racial component, but i hate talking about that. because, we as black people got way more important things where racism is a factor than something like sports. so i think, let me tell you
8:03 am
newton, if i played against cam newton, i'd put a hit on him. no question. because man they rub it in pretty good. >> barkley criticized the narrative playing out as, quote, black versus white. and on super bowl game day we just all want to see a good game. >> we do, indeed. >> on that field. scalpers are breaking the law to sell overpriced tickets. rikki klieman is in the green room with the results of an investigation into online ticket sales and how you can get a fair price.with just a few high clouds around this morning. chilly low 40s and upper 30s right now... but turning into mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below normal - around 50 degrees. overnight lows back to freezing at night. the groundhog
8:04 am
20 minutes. >> yep, she likes bread. first on "cbs this morning" a barbie breakthrough. >> we are at the global headquarters of mattel where you are getting a firsthand look at the next generation of barbies. coming up on "cbs this morning" you're going to get to hear what kids think about these new toys
8:05 am
of the brand. you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
8:06 am
i >> i want you. new information this morning about how scalpers take advantage of those online ticket sales. new york's attorney general will release a sweeping report today. brokers can sometimes buy 1,000
8:07 am
resell them at very inflated prices. for example, adele's six shows in new york city sold out in less than an hour. some secondhand tickets to see her concert topped $9,000. cbs news legal expert rikki klieman is here to explain how it all works. rikki, good morning. >> good morning. >> i just know it is frustrating. you hear the announcement, you get on the phone, you go online and you can't get it. >> it is frustrating is the word. and i think if it's something you really have set your heart in, i western the viewers could have just seen you mimicking adele, norah, it was just perfect. but when we have singers or we have shows, or we have sporting events that we really want to go to -- >> but we don't have a fair shot. >> what's the problem? we can't get the tickets. and if we could get the tickets the prices are inflated. so what eric schneiderman, the a.g. of new york has said, which may become a national example is this. look, ticketing is a fixed game. and we are going to change that
8:08 am
three years going in to this report. so, what we find is, why can't you get the tickets? well, the venue, if you look at it as a circle, the venue divides things up. number one, you have a little place in that circle that is going to say going to the people who are involved. the promoters, the producers, the agents, our friends. >> it's all electronic. it's all online, why can't they find the people who are perpetrating this? >> well, ultimately they probably could. the difficulty is this, norah, and i say it all the time. technology outpaces the law every single time. back in 2007, the caps on what tickets could be solol for, these prices on top, they were lifted. and the reason for lifting them was because legislators thought that you would have more competition if there were no caps. so for example if you look at orbitz or priceline or expedia for an airline ticket, you look across the top and you can say i'll take this one or this one, it's cheaper.
8:09 am
the caps. now, what they found, is that by lifting the caps, who wound up being helped? not the consumer, and that was the purpose. now the consumer is hurt. and the reason for that is because of technology. >> but it sounds like the attorney general's now stepping up for the consumener a big way. >> big way. >> what's he doing? >> what he's saying is this. he said number one, look, the box which is what they're called, the ones that go in and get 1,000. they're illegal. so we're going to go after them. so you, the legislature, you men and women up in albany, let's go get a criminal penalty. then what we're looking at is the future. what we're going to have is we are going to have caps. we are not going to allow these tickets to go out of sight. so it's going to be an example for the nation. let's see if other people follow. >> thanks, rikki. a business with less an than a dozen workers gets a shot at the super bowl. see how this little company is getting ready for the national stage.
8:10 am
...you could stay... ...in bed all day... ...you need the power of... new theraflu expressmax. the power to feel better. what if there was another way to look at relapsing multiple sclerosis? this is tecfidera. tecfidera is not an injection. it's a pill for relapsing ms that has the power to cut relapses in half. imagine what you could do with fewer relapses. tecfidera may cause serious side effects, such as allergic reactions, pml, which is a rare brain infection that usually leads to death
tv-commercial
8:11 am
and decreases in your white blood cells. the most common side effects are flushing and stomach problems. tell your doctor about any low white blood cell counts, infections, any other medical conditions, or if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. learn more about the most prescribed pill for relapsing ms in the us, at tecfidera.com. talk to your doctor about tecfidera, and take another look
8:12 am
barbie dolls led the toy industry as a billion dollar business but in recent years, growing compression and conception problems hurt sales. now mattel is announcing barbie is changing her look. the company is adding tall,
8:13 am
pete and -- petite and curvy bodies. mireya villarreal is here with a story you're seeing first on "cbs this morning." barbie you're beautiful >> reporter: since 1959, barbara millicent roberts, better known as barbie has a new name. >> reporter: at 11 1/2 inches tall, barbie has had more than 180 careers. >> reporter: she is a pop culture icon. but after decades of dominating the doll world and just weeks short of her 57th birthday, barbie is getting a makeover. >> we were hearing that, you know, many thought that barbie was out of touch. >> reporter: as a typically white doll with unrealistic proportions, some parents thought barbie was sending the wrong message about beauty. >> there are people who had
8:14 am
they wanted dolls that more referable themselves referabled themselves. more in terms of their body type and more in terms of their skin tone. >> reporter: competitors mocked barbie's seemingly perfect appearance while promoting a new line of action figures for girls. >> reporter: last year, mattel introduced 23 new dolls with different skin tones and hair color. >> reporter: now they are adding three new body types, curvy, tall, and petite. >> i actually think this is one of the most exciting times for the brand, broadening girls' choices and what barbie looks like, her body type, her ethnicity ethnicity, her career. this is part of the evolution of the brand and what we believe is the right conversation around the world to have with kids today. >> reporter: mattel is counting on it. barbie not only faces challenges in an increasingly competitive market, she is also up against technology-driven toys. >> let's talk about friends for
8:15 am
>> reporter: the company took heat last year from parents and privacy advocates after announcing hello barbie. >> oh, reading and writing? cool! >> reporter: and interactive doll that responds differently, based on conversations with your child. mattel says the recorded conversations are securely stored. >> can't wait to talk to you later. >> reporter: in their last earnings report, barbie sales were down 14%, marking the eighth straight quarter of declining sales. >> there are various mistakes that were made in the barbie line. i think this is a change that was absolutely necessary. >> reporter: mattel also wants to remind customers it's not just about what girls see, but what they learn and imagine while playing with barbie. >> someone has to die. i'll die. >> reporter: the toy maker introduced the new dolls to a group of 4 and 5-year-olds. >> they don't look like barbie. >> reporter: they don't look
8:16 am
the girls immediately noticed some changes. >> she has brown skin. >> reporter: her new body type wasn't one of them. why did you choose her? >> [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: the next step for mattel is changing parents' perception. you have a long road ahead of you or don't you? >> we do. this is not the end. i'm going to continue to work hard at being, you know, responsible and a better reflection of the world that girls live in today. >> reporter: it's a risk for the plastic doll that mattel is connection. >> it would be more of a risk if we don't continue to evolve barbie, if we stay stagnant, if she looks the same and did the same thing. she has got to evolve with the times. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," mireya villarreal, in california. >> i'm glad they are making that change. >> me too. when you're a little girl, it's nice to see a doll that looks like you.
8:17 am
if they had a black girl on that panel to say what does she think? i remember when i was a little kid saying to my mom, why can't i have blond hair and pigtails like my girlfriend? my mom said that couldn't happen but it can. i can have blond hair and bigtails. tomorrow, charlie, i'll show up with blond hair and pigtails. >> i dare you. from cars and race to build the world's first hyperloop is moving into high gear. this week... elon musk said construction will begin on a 1- mile track at space-x headquarters near los angeles. it will be up and running by the end of summer. two other start up companies want to build tracks.. one near las vegas.. another near california's central valley. a hyperloop sounds like travel from the far away future... it's a network of tubes to transport people over long distances inside capsules at speeds more than 700 miles per hour./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we
8:18 am
new t-mobile arena on the strip. it was just officially named earlier this month. the tmobile arena will be the talk of the asian chamber of commerce's monthly luncheon this afternoon. the arena opens april 6th... with las vegas locals, the killers headlining, along with wayne newton.. and just days later the original guns n roses will rock the stage./// now we want to get a check on your commute < >metro responding to an injury crash at lamb and stewart. you can take nellis and charleston to avoid the area. traffic still moving slow in the spaghetti bowl right now. southbound traffic heading toward your screen. < > < >
8:19 am
((sherry swensk)) nice sunshine with just a few high clouds around this morning.... pretty quickly. .................... temps have been chilly this morning... but highs will be turning into milder mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last the first half of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below normal - around 50 degrees. overnight lows back to freezing at night. the groundhog > <
8:20 am
what is your super bowl pick? >> you know what? i got to see a little more information, but i think it is a great story for peyton manning to be, you know, towards the end of his career in a super bowl again. and, you know, the defense of the broncos have, is unbelievable, but carolina looks tough. there is going to be -- it's going to be a close one, a tough one. >> you've been following along
8:21 am
he still didn't say. >> it's something for you to follow-up when you interview the president. >> i'm taking notes. president obama refused to say if he has a pick to win the super bowl when with asked by jim benmine of our denver station kcac. >> sounds like he is on top of the game. >> very much so. very much so. we do know the big game will be a win for one small business. a company was recently awarded an ad in the super bowl and worth $5 million. only on "cbs this morning," we will reveal who is getting this breakout moment. plus this big guy has no idea how much the national zoo did to keep animals like him safe in the blizzard. jan crawford shows us the ways wild weather. that is ahead. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. wired reports on baby monitors vulnerable to hacking. we have shown you how russian hackers can look into homes by tapping into live feeds from monitors. yesterday, the new york city
8:22 am
sent subpoenas to four companies that make those devices. the four companies have not been named. "the washington post" says washington, d.c. handed out tickets with more than a million dollars in fines for parking violations after the blizzard. the district enacted a snow emergency on friday, banning parking on city roadways to make way for the plows. as of yesterday afternoon, more than 5,200 tickets were issued and 637 vehicles were towed. "usa today" reports google used artificial intelligence technology to beat a human player at go. go is a highly complex chinese strategy game. there are more possible moves than there are atoms in the universe. the software was able to learn from each game to improve its performance. "the boston globe" reports that a dancer who lost part of her leg in the boston marathon bombings will run the whole course this year. in 2014 adrienne ran the last few blocks of the marathon. this year she intends to run the
8:23 am
right now, she is running up to ten miles on a carbon fiber blade. boy, is that inspiring. i'll say. >> just one leg and being able to do that. my hat is off to her. >> everybody is pulling for her. the "new york post" reports that amazon will air an ad during the super bowl for the very first time. >> all right. let's hear it. >> cheerleaders. >> cheerleaders? marino again? i thought you were an expert at these parties. >> what about a snack stadium? >> alex a, what is a snack stadium? >> a stadium built entirely of snacks. >> brilliant. marino, new list! >> reporter: amazon released that teaser of its ad yesterday featuring dan marino and alec baldwin and features on the wireless speaker and digital speaker alexa. a bank will soon offer a way to get cash without an atm card. bank of america joins chase in announcing card-free technology.
8:24 am
your money with your smartphone. the move is designed to save customers time. this is the latest way technology is changing how we use money. in 2014 nearly 40% made access with their smartphone. how pronounced is this and what are the implications of it? use your smartphone and get your money? >> reporter: yeah. all of the banks are getting in on this now. chase and bank of america. the way it works instead of taking a plastic card out of your wallet and put it in the slot and punching in your code you use for a bunch of other things, take your phone out and log into the app with a fingerprint reader on your phone and it gives you a onetime use code then the code is no longer good. it's like a factor authentication everyone should have on their e-mail you get
8:25 am
>> you still have to go to the bank! you need to be there and punching in something. how is this better? it's more about safety than convenience? >> i think more about security in the long run because with atm skimmers. they put over the atm slots when you put your card in they steal the mag data there. maybe a camera watching you punch in your code. you see people struggle with the card and with this you'll tap your phone using the chip in the phone itself. >> we are all using our smartphones now for more financial transactions. what are we seeing in terms of new methods? >> that is really what is happening. the phone is becoming the wallet and the key and lock system. not only are you seeing apple pay and samsung pay where you go to the store and tap or slide your phone you're seeing person-to-person transactions. the younger generation, younger than me, do that almost exclusively. they owe each other money.
8:26 am
you picked up the check i owe you my half of it but i pick up the check. >> why doesn't charlie pick up the check? >> it's on me. >> 40% of the transactions are still made in cash. do you see the day we won't do any transactions in cash? >> i feel it's coming. if you go to a store and you don't get a cash register. you have ipad and square reader and nobody uses cash. when i went into my local coffee shop and tried to pay something with a 10 dollar bill and the young people didn't know what to make of it. is this real money? yeah, it is. >> millennials are into this but is there a single downside? >> you don't have the ability to whip out your wallet and pay somebody in cash in a nontraceable way. you're leaving a record everywhere. there are a lot of young people, especially who don't have bank accounts still. they don't have access, maybe they get paid in cash or maybe they are not part of the online connected generation, they will be left behind. >> dan ackerman, thank you very much. if you could stay after the show to help me sign up for this!
8:27 am
give me your password. the national zoo in washington is open again without getting hit with 20 inches of snow in the blizzard of 2016 and a lot of talk about the panda that became an internet star during the storm. jan crawford is at the zoo how he and his neighbors were kept safe. >> reporter: good morning. it took the zoo four days to really weather the blizzard and during that time, the panda was a star of the screen. a bunch of his fans showed up to get a glimpse of the panda who reminded us snow can be a lot of fun. with much of the east coast socked by a winter storm, this was a jolt of joy. a giant pan take having one heck of a snow day. >> that first snowfall, he goes crazy. >> reporter: the facebook video of the enthusiasm rolling in the
8:28 am
nearly 60 million views. brandie smith is in charge of animal care at the zoo. >> he is a 19-year-old bear but acts like a cub the first snowfall. the second or fourth snow he is a little less interested. >> reporter: sure enough, by wednesday the snow was old hat and the panda was focused on finding his bamboo and even that delighted his fans. >> hey there! hey! >> reporter: when they came face-to-face with an online sensation. we showed the video to these three. snow is panda time. it's their natural habitat, like panda keeper nicole reminded us last time around a big storm. >> this is the best stuff for pandas and their best time of the year. as much as we hate it, they are enjoying it. >> reporter: they are not the only ones. as the snow piled up past week, other animals joined in on the
8:29 am
niko, a river otter took a photo. on wednesday, wilma was frolicking in the snow, this time with a friend. like our humans, not every animal appreciates the white stuff like these flamingos. >> it could be cool enough but it can't keep them from freezing. >> reporter: during the blizzard the birds moved inside, a perfect opportunity for a zoo biologist to snap a selfie with a flock of flamingos. others got the snow brought to them. these monkeys and this ferret tested it out in their warm houses. all part of a balancing act to protect the animals and still let them have a little fun. >> we have to be here and there is on no margin for error so we have 3,000 animals and all of them have to make it through the storm. >> reporter: and did they? >> they did. >> reporter: now nearly a hundred zoo employees spent the weekend here overnight just to make sure the animals made it out okay.
8:30 am
i mean, we think it's a pain when we have to shovel the sidewalk, you know, in front of our house. the zoo employees not only have to shovel all of the passes for us people but they have to shovel paths for the animals. >> you could have a second job now, jan. you could be a panda keeper. >> i'm a panda correspondent. that's what i like! >> you're good at that too, jan. >> it's so fun! so fun! >> you can tell. thank you, jan. do you remember this ground breaking super bowl ad? come on get your toys girls make some noise >> girls make some noise. i remember that. it was a small business that went big two years ago. coming up, only on "cbs this morning," we will meet the next business to benefit from an audience that only the super bowl cew high clouds
8:31 am
chilly low 40s and upper 30s right now... but turning into mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70
8:32 am
day of reckoning is upon us! my brother! what is life? if you die? a glorious death! >> yea! wow. that is a taste of an ad headed to the super bowl 50. you're seeing it first on "cbs this morning." you're welcome. the commercial is part of a
8:33 am
businesses during the big, big game. michelle miller met with a small business owner recently awarded this opportunity, one that could pay off big-time. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what an incredible opportunity it is too. if you could afford the $5 million for 30-second spot during the super bowl, you're probably not a small business. well, this year, quick books sought submissions from small businesses nationwide for the chance to get big business exposure and, this morning, that dream came true for the makers of death wish coffee, a company that recently expanded to 11 employees just to take on what will likely be its greatest challenge. >> we started in a unit 500 over here and only 1,500 square-foot warehouse. >> reporter: every year you've taken on another one of these puppies? >> yeah. next year moved into this one. >> reporter: something has been brewing at death wish coffee.
8:34 am
smooth. >> we started it in 2012. every year, year after year, since then, we have doubled in size in revenue. >> reporter: michael brown started his coffee career with a small upstate new york shop in 2008. >> my qerscustomers came in, mike give me a cup of your strongest turning. although we had strong coffee, you know, the dark roast weren't the most caffeinated. >> reporter: fast forward to 2012, and the birth of death wish coffee. >> it's kind of like mike's baby. so to watch that baby grow and develop, you know, it's kind of a cool thing. >> reporter: michael hired his childhood friend john swedish as the production manager, because that is what small business owners do. what did you know about coffee before you came on board this venture? >> i know i like it. >> reporter: you like coffee? >> yeah. >> reporter: with a team he could trust and a knack for
8:35 am
quick hit in the online marketplace. and is now a best seller on amazon amazon. >> i started with just selling a bag -- about a bag of coffee a week. now we are selling upwards of a thousand pounds a day. >> reporter: and that was all before this. >> congratulations! >> for real? >> reporter: winning a small business contest for a super bowl ad sponsored by intuit quick books. >> it's going to fast forward us about ten years down the roued road in 30 seconds. >> reporter: literally. >> literally 30 seconds. >> reporter: here is the big question -- can you handle it? >> on my own with my small nine-person staff? probably not. >> reporter: while michael ramped up production, which included enlisting more roasters in the region. >> got a little bit of edge to it. >> reporter: a team from intuit
8:36 am
set out to produce the 30-second super bowl ad. >> death wish coffee is really a revolutionary brand. the ad brings to life the spirit of that brand. >> reporter: after this commercial, how many bags of coffee i do expect to sell? >> we are attempt to go get about a quarter million pounds in our distribution centers ready to ship for the day of the big game. >> reporter: with roasting operations now going 20 hours a day, michael brown is feeling good about meeting demand. >> this is a big moment for mike and his team. >> reporter: so is his small business sponsor. >> we are very confident that death wish can handle this. they are really on the cusp of this huge moment and they have been preparing for this for years. >> they have been very hands-on. pretty much every step of the way. i get e-mails daily. they don't want this commercial to be a hindrance to the business. they want it to help business. >> my brother! what is life? if that you die a glorious death!
8:37 am
will be seen by more than a hundred million people and for the team at death wish, a good amount of coffee drinkers are likely among them. >> welcome, death! >> death wish coffee. fiercely caffeinated! >> wow! >> that's great! >> oh, yeah. the super bowl ad comes with a high price tag but so did death wish coffee. about 20 bucks a pound. >> wow. >> it's a premium coffee and comes with a guarantee to be the strongest, the strongest on earth. >> that's why they call it death wish which is a little catchy and a little scary. >> did you try it? >> oh, yes. let me tell you. not bitter. smooth as all get-out. >> you liked it.
8:38 am
>> it is strong but michelle obama live fro white house.
8:39 am
we will be right back.
8:40 am
for news in my opinion ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > one man is dead...and another fighting for his life after they were shot overnight. police say it happened around one this morning... that's when two men walked up to two other adults waiting at a nearby bus stop. police say they believe some sort of argument happened and that's when shots were fired towards. one person died, the other was taken to the hospital. police say this could be gang related. no one has been arrested for the shooting./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the animal foundation finally released their plan.. on how they will become a no-kill shelter in the next 4 years.
8:41 am
possible 2020." the shelter is jump-starting a 'surrender intervention program' ... to keep more pets with their owners. the animal foundation also plans to expand their cat: trap, spay and neuter return program. it's already saved the lives of more than 740 felines in just the past 6 months. the animal foundation is also going to be implementing more specials: (( last year we did more than 10 thoussand adoptions we want to continue to grow that number, continue to offer promotions and discounts for public spay/neuter, vaccine clinic and a host of other programs )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the foundation is also working to increase their live release rate which is currently at about 65- percent. just a few years ago in 20- 12....only about 40% of the animals left the shelter alive./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > first responders need your help... in order to comfort kids on the scene of emergency situations. the "comfort critters" program
8:42 am
stuffed animals to first responders to share with children in those tough times. they're asking for donations today... you can drop off a stuffed animal starting today at 11 am... at dillard's at downtown summerlin./// < ((sherry swensk)) nice sunshine with just a few high clouds around this morning.... but those are thinning out pretty quickly. .................... chilly low 40s and upper 30s right now... and those will be turning into mid 60s around the valley this afternoon. ............... it will be a warm and windy start to the weekend, but a chilly start to february and that will last most of next week again. highs will drop from near 70 saturday back to well below normal - around 50 degrees. at night. the groundhog >
8:43 am
>> it's "live with kelly and michael." today from the movie "hail caesar," josh brolin. and one of the stars of the hit series "american crime" lilly taylor and your comments and questions on another edition of "inbox." all next on "live"! [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] >> and now, here are your emmy award-winning co-hosts, kelel ripa and michael strahan.
8:44 am
8:45 am
8:46 am
8:47 am
8:48 am
8:49 am
8:50 am
8:51 am
8:52 am
8:53 am
8:55 am
8:56 am
8:57 am
8:58 am
8:59 am

37 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on