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they had been traveling a small crowded wooden boat. some jumped into the water swimming for the rescue ship. men, women and children were trying to make it to europe hoping for a better life. the death of comic gene wilder saddened movie fans. mel brooks called him one of the truly great talents of our time. he blessed every film we did with his magic and he blessed me with his friendship. wilder left a legacy of laughter. >> he's my creation! >> reporter: with his wild hair and often manic persona gene wilder gave life to a long list of hilarious and hysterical characters to the mad scientist in "young frankenstein." >> my name is pronounced frankenstein.
would-be character in the producer. >> my blanket! >> reporter: that earned him an oscar. >> you must be igor. >> it's pronounced iigor. >> reporter: along with mel brooks together they took "blazing saddles" where no western had gone before. he could be depended on to der wilder was not the first actor considered for the starring role in "willy wonka and the chocolate factory" in 1971. ? >> reporter: fred astaire was reportedly in the running, but today, it is hard to imagine anyone else in what has become a children's classic. >> i didn't want to do him. i wanted to do comedy but i wanted to be real.
same time. >> reporter: he had huge success in collaboration with richard prior. >> that's right, that's right, we bad. >> reporter: and married to hill da radner. they were married until her death five years later. helping founding gill da radner ovarian cancer detecti wells gill da's club. as he told cbs in 1975, gene wilder would delight with no regrets. >> i wouldn't change anything. >> reporter: john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. coming up on the "morning news" election breach. state voters election system targeted by hackers. and talk about a close call. a transit worker risks his life
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? an eemotionally disturbed man who threw himself on a railroad track was yelling he just wanted to die. new york transit officer ortiz was having none of it. seconds before the train. singer taylor twist reported for jury duty and hackers targeted online voting systems. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the wall street journal" reports a nationwide warning to voting officials about cyber attacks. the fbi is investigating attempts to breach election board data in arizona and illinois. investigators believe russian hackers may be responsible.
compromised. >> the "washington post" reports that the supreme court is being asked to rule in a transgender bathroom case. a virginia school board wants the court to strike down a federal rule that lets students use bathrooms according to their gender identity. an appeals court backed a transgender team who sued the board. "the new york times" says the facekini ban. beach going women in asia can be seen wearing the cfu masks to shield themselves from the sun. china's official communist newspaper criticized france for sending police after women wearing full-body swimsuits. and britain's "guardian" reports the dismissal of swift from a case in nashville. the district attorney's office said swift felt she could not be impartial because of her own impending sex assault case dense
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underway here in new york city last night with the debut of a new roof over the arthur ashe stadium. tennis players and fans will no longer have to sit through rain delays during the final grand slam of the season. the $150 million roof took three years to build. on the "cbs moneywatch" chipotle faces a class action lawsuit. and a new ad celebrates the world's greatest friers. ji stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, ar. banks rebound after a fed with a possible interest rate hike. the s&p rose 11, the nasdaq rose 13 points higher. nearly 10,000 former and current workers are suing clip potle for unpaid wages. they claim the chain made them work extra off-the-clock hours
chipotle says the case has no merit. and an dead the collection of j. crew will be. to higher-end cushions. the nordstrom house differentiates itself from other rivals. the newest update apple watch at its next event september 7th. the new generation iphone is last year's model except for the removal of the headphone jacks. and american airlines talks about what it means to be a great flier. great flyers who of course, fly american, those who care about their former passengers. they ask permission before raising and lowering their seats. and they don't have the arm rests. anne-marie. >> i feel like american airlines
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that was the question yesterday when pope francis met facebook founder mark zuckerberg. the vatican says they talked about how communication technology might help to ease poverty. well, drones offer a new path into the sky but the government says there must still be ground rules. fred boswell reports on new pilot laws. >> i can actually make 100% living just with this guy >> reporter: lopez is a drone maker that uses drone for energy. >> this will help a lot of people in business. >> reporter: the new commercial rules are similar to the faa's regulations for hobbyists to pilot drones. the aircraft is less than 55 pounds, it must be registered may not fly higher than 4 feet, and the pilot must always be able to see it. they're also prohibited from flying at night or faster than 100 miles per hour. drone operators no longer need
get a pilot license. now they pass a written test to earn a two-year pilot registration. >> over the next two years commercial unmanned aircraft systems could generate more than $82 billion for the u.s. economy and by 2025 could be supporting as many as 100,000 new jobses. >> reporter: drones have been used from everything from inspected farmland to surveying damage to last week's earthquake in italy. >> aircraft truly have the potential to transform the way >> reporter: many businesses often ignored the faa's previous rules particularly with the pilot license. >> this is the first pilot license that the write brothers got. where we're going to go is to the moon, who nose. >> reporter: meaning amazon won't be delivering packages to your door step anytime soon. craig boss kehl, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local
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well, as kids head back to school, parents should think about the kind of backpack they use. recommti >> reporter: montgomery is getting ready to start fifth grade with a new backpack. his father was concerned about picking the right one. >> there's no doubt, once you put in even the lunch things or other things not even heavy books they're carrying a decent amount of weight. >> reporter: this one is designed to carry more weight and evenly distributed. the bag has more straps and compartments. about 5400 kids are treated each year for backpack injuries.
to the shoulders or low back. the pediatrician recommends kids avoid messenger bags and two straps to distribute the load and make sure the bag is not too heavy. >> take the top weight with 10% as a good approximation. >> reporter: the american academy of pediatrics also suggests adjusting the backpack so the bottom has the weight and packing it >> in the center of the backpack, pack it in the lower part of the backpack because it distributes the weight. >> reporter: jackson says he loves his new backpack. >> to carry books back and forth. >> reporter: and he's using one that he and his dad feel good about. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. here's another look at this morning's top stories. one of hillary clinton top it aides huma abedin says she is leaving her husband, former
and republican donor and afund-raiser meg whitman hits the campaign trail today for hillary clinton. whitman meets with business leaders in denver. and tropical storm warnings are posted pour most of north carolina's outer banks. a tropical depression that is expected to gain strength is likely to make land fall later today. heavy arraign and flooding is predicted. another storm for florida's gulf coast. in the are headed for hawaii and may also pose a threat later this week. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," crowd control. how to keep the public safe. plus, we'll meet a judge who received a life saving kidney donation from another judge. and we talk to legend area author tom wolfe about his new book "the kingdom of speech."
rain. now we're back to the triple digit heat. sherry will tell us about it. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...the first day of school is over. but the ccsd is still dealing with an overcrowding issue. ((brian loftus)) >> and... south highland residents are blaming interior damage to their homes because of nearby construction. we'll take a look at how bad the damage is. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leades ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) the first day of school jitters are gone. now students can worry about getting through the rest of the year. thanks for waking up with us i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) and i'm keristen joyce. as kids return to the classroom -- there is a chronic problem for one of the country's largest school districts... overcrowding. for ccsd -- overcrowded classrooms is a matter of