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be easy for us. >> trump's closing argument. >> we are going to drain the swamp. >> reporter: a pledge to turn washington upside down. >> real change begins with immediately repealing and replacing obamacare. >> reporter: the promised demise of obamacare is now nearly as popular as trump's long standing promise to build a wall on the southern border. elaine the message ring with an oddly advantageous ring here in minnesota. where the democratic governor, mark dayton is frequently quoted by trump saying, the affordable care act is no longer affordable. >> major garrett. thank you. here's where the presidential race stands
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latest average of national polls shows hillary clinton about 2 points ahead of donald trump. tonight, our final battleground tracker poll before the election shows a dead heat in florida where the candidates each have 45% of the vote. in ohio, donald trump is one point ahead of hillary clinton. 46% to 45%. for more on this, we turn to cbs news elections director anthony salvanto. >> one of the reasons behind the tightening races, donald tru previously unsure, the undecided voters, in both of the states. now, there weren't that many to begin with. but one of the things we have seen from these voters as with many voters overall is that they have been looking for change. what they tell us now is that they increasingly see hillary clinton as part of or connected to what they don't like about politics.
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it. that could be one reason they're moving over. the other is that partisans, reliable republican voters, who have not been as fully with donald trump through the campaign as democrats have been with hillary clinton, well, some of those republicans have started to come back home. started to say that they now will vote for donald trump. vement.behind some of his but as we head into tuesday night, the key thing to watch is, both of these states are critical to donald trump's path. he need ohio. he need florida. hillary clinton cawi the map would still favor her in that regard. but, watch on tuesday if she can hang on to places like virginia. like pennsylvania. if she can hold both of those, she doesn't need a lot more to still get the electoral votes she will need to get elected. >> anthony salvanto. thank you. anthony and the rest of the campaign 2016 team will be here tuesday night with full coverage of election results. it all begins when the first polls close at 7:00 p.m. eastern
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the cbs "overnight news" will be right back. almost sixty million americans are affected by mental illness. together we can help them with three simple words. my name is chris noth
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the world is closely watching the election. manuel bojorquez gives us the view from mexico city. manuel. >> reporter: there is great concern here a trump victory could cause an economic shock and mexico's central bank is exploring ways to mitigate that. one example, the peso, it goes down in value when trump goes up in thels much of that has to do with his rallying cry against nafta, the free trade agreement which include the u.s./mexico, trump says is killing u.s. jobs and wants to do away with it. you are bringing in from the united states? i have spoken with mexican business owners who say he is ignoring the fact more than 1 million u.s. jobs depend on trade with mexico. a mexican senator i spoke with said he is already drafting legislation that would seek to prevent a trump administration from making mexico pay for the
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one of trump's signature issues. even before the election, it has led to a battle of word between trump and the mexican president. who invited the republican nominee to visit back in august. but the deep dislike of trump here in mexico goes back to the very beginning of his campaign, when he labeled some mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists. that led to protests here including the beading of trump pinatas and unflattering political cartoons that are in the newspapers almost daily. all of that makes hillary clinton the heavily favored candidate south of the border if only by default. elaine, the general feeling here is that donald trump has the made this election personal for the people of mexico. with much at stake for both countries. manuel bojorquez, manuel, thank you. a man arrested by the white house saturday wearing a mask and carrying a gun. the man was confronted by secret
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custody after a brief struggle. the president was not home at the time. a south carolina man accused of holding a woman chained inside a storage container for weeks was in court sunday. investigators say 45-year-old has confessed to killing four other people exactly 13 years ago this weekend. he is a suspect in at least three other deaths. a police officer was killed in west valley utah. 25-year-old officer cody brotherson was hit buy a car during a chase. he was outside his police car. three people are under arrest. the officer is survived by his parents, two brothers, and his fiance. colonial gas pipeline that burst into flames in alabama last week, reopened today. it carries gasoline from the gulf coast to new york city. it will be a few days before deliveries are become to there mall. one person was killed and four
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piece of excavation equipment hit the pipeline apparently causing it to explode. at the vatican today, pope francis had a special mass for 1,000 prisoners from around the world. the pope said he wanted to bring a message of mercy and help to inmates and called for improved er the word.tions in prisons all a 20-year-old runner from eritrea became the youngest man to win the new york city marathon. he crossed the finish line in 2:08. among the women, a kenyan, won the third straight new york city marathon. more than 50,000 people ran this year. coming up next, the challenges of covering campaign 2016 in the classroom. hey julie, i know today's critical, but i really... ...need a sick day. dads don't take sick days. dads take dayquil severe: the... ...non-drowsy, coughing, aching, fever, sore throat, stuffy...
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many teachers have been treading carefully in the classroom when it comes to talking about this year's election. some changed lesson plans to avoid the language and subjects that have cop. mireya villarreal introduces us to one teacher who says no topic is off-limits. >> in this history classroom, daniel jost blends pop culture. >> did you know salt and pepper were talking immigration? >> and politics. i want to make them fall in love with the content of the study of history. and if you do those things, students are going to be very quick to want to learn and do amazing things in the classroom.
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of this election has captured the kids' attention but has been an opportunity to teach both the strengths and weaknesses of democracy. >> we are going to build the wall 100%. >> well will not build a wall. >> i think you would do a disservice if you don't embrace it. thee are teachable moments. there are concerns what this rhetoric means for their family. will this turn into policy? and we, we constantly are engaging in these conversations, not shying away from them. >> it's because you have some people who do that does not justify for labelling a group of people. >> reporter: roughly 80% is high poverty from neighborhoods and most parents are immigrants. >> trump doesn't know, he doesn't know. he doesn't support any with actual stats or actual researches. he just says it. >> sure there are some, that commit crimes, there are also some white people who commit crimes, going by that logic you could say all white people are
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>> reporter: in a report published by southern poverty law center more than 40% of teachers surveyed said they were hesitant to teach about the election. and more than half have seen an increase in uncivil discourse. there is no topic that is off-limits. >> none. >> his goal is for students to examine what the candidates are saying in the context of american history. how much of a gift has this been for your lesson plan over the last year? >> all most been a gift in that it is very relevant to stew -- students. but a curse. can't help but talk about the things students are hearing about or seeing in the news. >> still he says election day can't come soon enough. mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. up next, high-tech blimps patrolling the u.s./mexico
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along the u.s./mexico border an air war between drug cartels and federal agents. chris martinez reports from the border in arizona. >> reporter: one of the most powerful tools to protect the border is suspended high above the arizona desert. agents call it their eye in the sky. >> we fly as close to 24/365. >> the tethered t.a.r.s. monitors the u.s./mexico border. six blimps from arizona to texas, carry radar that can detect aircraft flying too low for conventional radar to see. that includes drones. and these home made low flying planes smugglers use to deliver drugs over the border. >> this is the control?
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>> reporter: agents say some aircraft are equipped with drop baskets like this. so smugglers can dump payload midair to cartel members inside the u.s. >> our law enforcement operators see that on the radar will engage and get the drugs, get the bad guys waiting for the drugs. >> reporter: the t.a.r.s. radar images sent to this military base in california where detection officers watch for potential threats. >> i am going to zoom in. my focus is for what doesn't seem right in this area. >> once something is spotted border patrol teams can be in at the air within three minutes. >> mexico's northern most border. >> smugglers often risk flying dangerously low to deliver their drugs. >> this is how close some will fly? >> yes, hug the mountains to barack up profile. >> reporter: if the smuggler makes it over the border, the t.a.r.s. technology helps track down the drugs before it gets into the wrong hand.
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still ahead, we'll go swimming with drones. more "doing chores for mom" per roll bounty is more absorbent,
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bounty, the quicker picker upper ugh, it's only lunchtime and my cold medicines' wearing off. i'm dragging. yeah, that stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. no thank you very much, she's gonna stick with the short-term stuff. 12 hours? guess i won't be seeing you for a while. is that a bisque? i just lost my appetite. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, lasts 12 hours? start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. when it comes to drones, the sky is not the limit. ben tracy shows us a new type of underwater drone that can turn any one into an ocean explorer. >> reporter: it cuts through the water like a fish.
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underwater drone can also turn on a dime. it's called trident. and one of its creators, eric stagpole hopes it allows any one to become an explorer. what are you hoping to accomplish? >> my hope is we can get 10,000 eyes in water looking at parts of the world no one has ever seen before. in the past exploration has been something you see someone else do, always the famous explorers who do their expedition, come ck found. >> reporter: undersea exploration began in the 1940s. >> here we go. >> reporter: in 2013, oscar winning director james cameron designed and built a one-man sub, to explore the deepest part of the pacific, nearly seven miles down. trident can only dive about the length of a football field. but that's deep enough to explore countless ship wrecks.
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mexico, antarctica to explore under the ice, people took them to mt. everest, explored a lake. >> last summer he sent his drone into lake tahoe where they found the remains of a steamer ship "the queen of the lake." >> we actually were able to land on a sink in the bathroom, built in the 100s on the shipwreck not seen for 70 years. w >> reporter: we joined stagpole's team on a test run of the new model in monterey bay on california's central coast. what are we going to look for out here? >> right now we are over a place -- >> large white sea anomes found 60 feet down. laura james noticed sick and dying sea stars near her home in seattle and began documenting the devastation. scientists believe tied to climate change. >> when i look at the water i see not just the surface but the murky deep below. i want to know more about it. >> reporter: ben tracy, cbs
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legend walter cronkite and one
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this past friday would have been the 100th birthday of walter cronkite. to night we look back at one of the many highlight from his career, coverage of the 1952 presidential election broke new ground in broadcast journalism. as jamie yuckas shows us it wasn't always easy for tv pioneers. the first national broadcast of a presidential election. the 1952 race between dwight eisenhower and adele stevenson.
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>> general eisenhower leading at this moment. >> reporter: the first time the network use a computer to predict the outcome of an election. >> this is not a joke or trick. >> newsman struggled to explain the univac, an enormous computer housed miles away in philadelphia. >> on the right of the univac me the way univac talks. >> not always on cue. can you say something, univac? anything to say to the television audience? a very impolite machine, i must say? do you have a prediction, univac. >> reporter: the team struggled with the early version of a hand-free microphone. >> i will put on this gadget. >> for reporter dug edward it led to an on-air mishap. >> excuse me.
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hiccups, the newscast was hicc of the ps, the newscast was a triumph for cbs news and univac. >> he can remember 15 million digits. >> reporter: as the election swept eisenhower to victory. cronkite helped steer the nation into the start of the compute ever age. that's the "overnight news" for this monday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new
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this is the cbs "overnight news." welcome to the "overnight news," i'm elaine quijano. it is almost over, the most contentious presidential election in recent memory comes to a head tomorrow when voters decide to whether hillary clinton or donald trump will be the 45th president of the united states. but, in the 11th hour, fbi director james comey threw another wild card into the race. comey sent a letter to congress saying the bureau concluded its review of the latest batch of hillary clinton related e-mails. and no charges will be brought against the former secretary of state. nancy cordes traveling with the clinton campaign. clinton on her way from philadelphia to cleveland when news of comey's letter broke, campaign aide could be seen reading it allowed. after reviewing a large volume
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when he recommended against prosecuting clinton. communications director, jennifer palmieri. >> we are glad to see, that he has found that we were confident that he would, he found the conclusions he really reached in july. and we're glad this matter is resolved. >> hillary clinton began her sunday like many americans at church. ? secretary you are going to stand ? ? oh, yeah ? >> she told the african-american congregation at mount airy church that their civil rights are on the ballot. >> everything you care about, everything i care about and i have worked for is at stake. >> minority turnout its critical to clinton's strategy. she campaigned this weekend with
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supporters. power couple beyonce and jay-z. basketball superstar, lebron james, and, new jersey senator, cory booker. >> we have got to remember that when we stand together, when we work together, we win together. >> reporter: president obama was dispatched to florida today where black churches marked the final day of early voting with tradition known as souls to the polls. the clinton camp feels confident in nevada after a surge of voters in las vegas prompted officials to extend early voting for several hours. michigan on the other hand has become so close that clinton its and it was her husband's sole stop today. >> i believe hillary will carry michigan if we turn out. a clinton aide says her reaction to the comey letter was understated and she hasn't mentioned it here in cleveland. they believe the word will get out whether clinton talks about it or not in the closing days. elaine. >> nancy cordes, thank you. donald trump was making his final push for votes sunday. when he got the news about
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here is major garrett. >> you have to understand, it's a rigged system. and she is protected. >> the before an enthusiastic minnesota crowd, donald trump alluded to fbi director james comey's decision not to charge hillary clinton in the latest round of her e-mail scandal but said it did not put the controversy to rest. >> hillary clinton will be under investigation for a long, long time. for her many crimes against our nation, our people, our democracy. likely concluding in a >> reporter: earlier in iowa, thousands gathered for a noon rally in republican sioux city. >> we are doing great in iowa. we are doing great in ohio. i think we are going to win pennsylvania. that was trump in tampa saturday morning. today, five more stops. but all has not been calm.
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the hillary clinton campaign. was attacked by trump supporters. some one nearby shouted gun and the secret service whisked trump offstage. there was no gun. the protester was later released. trump came back to finish. >> nobody said it was going to be easy for us. >> trump's closing argument. >> we are going to drain the swamp. >> reporter: a pledge to turn >> real change begins with immediately repealing and replacing obamacare. a disaster. >> reporter: the promised demise of obamacare is now nearly as popular as trump's long standing promise to build a wall on the southern border. elaine the message ring with an oddly advantageous rank here in minnesota. where the democratic governor, mark dayton is frequently quoted
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affordable. >> major garrett. thank you. this election is being watched around the world. no foreign country is keeping closer tabs than russia. elizabeth palmer reports from moscow. u.s. russia relations have been deteriorating over the past couple years, so the kremlin and of course, russian citizens have a big interest in which candidate wins the white house and sets foreign policy. ? ? rally to celebrate russian unity day, drew huge crowds in moscow. asked the marchers which u.s. candidate would be better for their country and they're almost unanimous. >> trump. >> trump. >> translator: i'm for trump because he's for russia. >> we are patriots said another. and her friend adds, yes, we are for trump. it's no surprise, for months,
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that clinton is bad. trump is a straight shooter. and any way the u.s. election is fixed. on russia's most watched news program, rudolph giuliani is featured with tales of vote rigging. and then the anchor compares what he calls, ancient u.s. voting technology with soviet era vending machines. >> state television is direct extension of the kremlin. >>ep what does the kremlin want to put in russian's heads? >> there is no real democracy in the were. it doesn't work. >> reporter: because democracy threatens president vladamir putin. just look at the anti-putin demonstrations demanding democracy in 2011. after vote rigging allegations in russia's parliamentary elections. and when then-secretary of state hillary clinton said she had serious concerns, the kremlin
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meddling. so for putin to hear a u.s. candidate imply america's democracy is a sham, is sweet revenge. >> this will be the opportunity to show that, hey, they have, they do the same thing. there is no difference. >> we are no worse than they are? >> yes, exactly. >> a message these marchers understand perfectly. democracy doesn't work even in america. supporting president putin. >> reporter: from the kremlin's point of view the very best outcome on tuesday would be a messy, ak -- acrimony us finish and contested result. >> the cbs "overnight news" will
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how badly the american public wants this election to be over. 82% of registered voters told us they feel disgusted about the presidential race. only 13% say they feel excited. so, how did it come to this? martha tischner has a look. >> reporter: looking back, this should have told us what we were in for. >> we need a leader that wrote the art of the deal. >> reporter: no one had ever entered a presidential race quite the way donald trump did in june 2015. you couldn't look away. >> they're bringing drugs. they're bringing crime.
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>> reporter: trump the billionaire turned reality tv show celebrity was just about the last person hillary clinton expected to be going to the wire against. >> i mean, really, can weep just stop for a minute and reflect on the absurdity of donald trump finding fault with miss universe. >> reporter: in what has become a campaign so ugly. >> i will tell you at the time. i will keep you in suspense. >> you can't polish this turd. >> reporter: americans just want it to be over. >> i will totally accept the results of this great and historic -- >> so with the end in sight, maybe -- >> if i win -- >> reporter: what better time to step back and kid exactly what it is we have been witnessing. >> lock her up! >> reporter: for the last year and a half. >> i will be the youngest woman president in the history of the united states. >> this country is in turmoil.
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between elites and the people in the heartland. >> reporter: douglas brinkley, noted presidential hiss historian. >> pitchfork mob anger going out there. >> reporter: like a battle of the titans. donald trump. >> i will fight harder for you than any one ever has before. >> reporter: and hillary clinton. >> incomes rising for hard working people. >> reporter: have gone at each other across a ideological chasm. >> i want to build the wall the we need the wall. >> i dent want to rip families apart. >> we have some bad hombres here. we will get them out. >> i don't want to see the deportation force that donald talked abud in action. >> muslims have to report the
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>> it is also very shortsighted and dangerous to be engaging in the kind of demagogic rhetoric donald has about muslims. >> 2016 about which is the worst of two evils. the lack of enthusiasm for hillary clinton and donald trump is profound. >> imagine. >> reporter: polls show trump and clinton are the most unpopular presidential candidates in polling history. in a campaign about negatives, clinton versus trump, comes down to trust versus temperament. against my lawyers' wishes when he releases her 33,000 e-mails that have been deleted. >> nobody really knows what all these e-mails add up to in the end except whenever it is raised hillary clinton gets deeply defensive. and it gave a taint on her that she is a candidate running with the fbi in pursuit of her. people hate donald trump because he is prejudiced. he says bigoted remarks, he often speaks from a bully pulpit of ignorance. he degrade women. >> february has more respect for women than i do. nobody. >> he called her miss piggy.
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latina. >> reporter: how many times have you heard there has never been a campaign like this one? well. >> when you have an unprecedented situation where you have one candidate. donald trump claiming the other candidate should be in jail. one part of the election we haven't seen before. >> reporter: joseph cumm. ing has written -- >> i would look to say about this election. really a 19th century election. >> 100. je >> thomas jefferson hired john calendar of accusing him of being -- john adams and his people for their part were already spreading rumors thomas jefferson was sleeping with slaves in monticello which in fact he was and use one of my favorite slurs in american election campaigns by saying you can't vote for thomas jefferson because he is dead. and how can you vote for a dead man. >> afraid the election is going to be rigged. >> reporter: as for donald trump's claim the election is rigged before it actually happens.
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haven't seen before in american elections. >> there was even a time when he didn't get an emmy for his tv program three years in a rehe started tweeting the emmys were rigged. >> should have gotten it. >> reporter: the first clinton/trump debate was the most watched in tv history with 84 million viewers. >> donald supported the invasion of iraq. >> wrong. >> absolutely proved over and over. >> wrong. >> donald trump never misses a chance to launch a full-throated attack on the media. >> they're not reporting it, you are not reporting it katie. >> reporter: nbc correspondent katie turr, a frequent punching bag, even requiring secret service protection.
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>> the media is simply an extension of hillary clinton's campaign. >> the most distinctive thing about trump's coverage how much there is of it. >> george mason university professor robert lichter. his studies of media bias are often cited by conservatives. >> trump is outrageous. he is unpredictable. >> stay on point. donald. stay on point. all the definitions of what makes some one news worthy. no side tracks, donald. nice and easy. nice and easy. >> reporter: analysis of nearly 20,000 articles on the web sites of major media outlets shows stories about trump vastly out numbering stories about clinton. a harvard university survey found that both candidates are
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which trump actually turns to his advantage. >> donald trump isn't complaining abut media bias because he believes it is happening he complains about it because it refs up his troops. >> has donald trump done a better job of using the media than hillary clinton in the campaign. >> donald trump has clearly manage to use the media better than hillary clinton. except? llywood bus video didn't roll right off donald trump. >> such a nasty woman. >> for outraged voters these were defining moments in his race against hillary clinton. >> and nasty women vote! >> reporter: among clinton the supporters, it seems sexism is the elephant in the room. >> i have been called a lot of things. >> reporter: the constant in the decades of attacks.
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president of the united states. >> we are going to drain the swamp. >> or the next president could be donald trump. the unlikely populist, speaking for voters losing their grip on the american dream. who ever wins, especially if it is close, a lot of people will go away mad. >> i don't see this getting healed very quickly. the battle wound of 2016 are going to be deep. it will take a while for people to decompress and put this national nightmare of 2016 ? ? what? is he gone?? finally, i thought he'd never leave... tv character: why are you texting my man at 2 a.m.? no... if you want someone to leave you alone, you pretend ke you're sleeping. if you want someone 's what you do.alone, if you want to save fifteen percent or more car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. tv character: taking selfies in the kitchen
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moscow has been accused of trying to influence the presidential election. but russia isn't the only foreign nation with a stake in tomorrow's vote. seth doane reports. >> reporter: it may be be america's election, but the word is watching. >> clinton -- >> trump -- >> hillary clinton/donald trump so close in the polls. >> reporter: the presidential campaign is headline news in neighboring mexico. where that wall and who will pay for it is a regular part of the discourse. russia has figured prominent ly with allegations of hacking and trying to influence the election. some leaders have started to publicly court candidates. israel's prime minister ept k
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while north korea's state media indicated that country would lean trump. >> are people here paying more attention to this election than year's past. >> yes, i think so. >> sarah is the vp of news at italy's sky tg 24. >> i think in this case, with donald trump, as a candidate, it is a huge story. it is a huge story. >> she says they're dedicating more and more air time to the campaign. it's good tv. >> we can't imagine two candidates that are so different, more opposed. >> it's not just the person -- personalities but the rise of populism and not just in the united states. >> i think that the reason, a part of society in u.s., but also here in europe, that, that is not voting for something or for somebody a political plat
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but simply voting against, against the establishment. >> take brexit, the uk vote to leave the european union. or iceland's anti-establishment, party which tripled its parliamentary seats in recent electing. in britain sky news is promoting its coverage with a spoof. ? that's right it's me ? ? ? that pits the candidates against each other in a boxing ring. ? ? >> in real life, this match has gotten ugly. secretary of state john kerry acknowledged it has the made it tricky to push word leaders to promote democracy. >> there are moments when it is downright embarrassing. >> reporter: at a rally in iran, the president asked iranians -- is this the kind of democracy you want?
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communist party often speaks through state media, the election revealed, the defects of democracy. adding the selection of the u.s. leader has become a shouting match of insults. still, cbs news found chinese watching the presidential debate at a beijing coffee shop, live at 9:00 a.m. debates aired at 3:00 a.m. local time in italy. we were told italians tuned in anyway. >> we have ten time the usual audience that we have during the night. yeah. >> people are tuning in? >> yes. >> reporter: people in each country are paying attention to the issues that will affect them most. in iran, may be the future of the nuclear deal. in mexico, use of immigration and trade. here in italy, parallels have been drawn between donald trump and the scandal plagued billionaire businessman former
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the world is watching and
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cbs news' bob schieffer spent half a century covering campaigns including every race since nixon. he has some thoughts on this year's election. >> my mother always said go vote it makes you feel big and strong. but when i cast my absentee ballot this year, i didn't feel big or strong. i felt anxious and worried. it's not enough to say this was the worst campaign of my lifetime, this will be one of those examples we'll use to rate future campaigns. the way we judged disasters and
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worst hurricane since katrina. >> shocking isn't it? >> reporter: our campaigns are more than just the process where we select candidates. they should also enlighten us, help us to understand problems, this time, there was none of that. you could put, half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. >> reporter: this campaign left an unsavory stain on everyone and everything it touched, including the process itself. >> folks, it is a rigged system. and it is a rigged election. vice.red on another electronic
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before plumbed. vulgar and rude discussions of subjects seldom. >> he referred to my hand, if they're small something else must be small. guarantee there is no problem. always did.d it get worse. >> when you are a star, they let you do it. our campaigns have become a multibillion dollar industry and made millionaires of the professional class that grew up around them. the system coughed up two candidates this year that most americans neither liked nor us which raises the question -- has the whole process become so money driven, so odious, that the most qualified people want no part of it. after what we have been through this time, isn't that something we need new talk about? before next time? that's the "overnight news" for this monday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new
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breaking news on the clinton e-mail investigation. hillary clinton is cleared by the fbi following a review of recently discovered e-mails. how will it shake up the race with 48 hours to go? also tonight the view of the u.s. election from >> there is great concern here that a trump victory could lead to an economic shock. >> election 101, turning a bitter campaign of uncivil discourse into a teaching moment. >> there is no topic offlimits. >> none. >> the word from washington is. >> election night, 1952, a ground breaking event for broadcast journalism and triumph for a cbs broadcasting legend.
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yet. ? ? this is the cbs "overnight news." welcome to the "overnight news," i'm elaine quijano. it is almost over the most contentious presidential election in recent memory comes to a head tomorrow. when voters decide whether hillary clinton or donald trump will be the 45th president of the united states. but in the 11th director james comey tlau another wild card into the race, comey sent a letter to congress saying the bureau concluded its review and no charges will be brought against the former secretary of state. and nancy cordes is traveling with the clinton campaign. clinton on her way from philadelphia to cleveland when news of comey's letter broke, campaign aide could be seen reading it allowed. after reviewing a large volume
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when he recommended against prosecuting clinton. communications director, jennifer palmieri. >> we are glad to see, that he has fund as we are confident that he would, he found the conclusions he really reached in july. and we're glad this matter is resolved. >> hillary clinton began her sunday like many americans at church. ? secretary you are going to stand ? ? oh, yeah ? >> she told the congregation at mount airy church that their civil rights are on the ballot. >> everything you care about, everything i care about and i have worked for is at stake. >> minority turnout its critical, she campaigned with a series of high profile black supporters. power couple beyonce and jay-z. basketball superstar, lebron james, and, new jersey senator, cory booker. >> we have got to remember that
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>> reporter: president obama was dispatched to florida today where black churches marked the final day of early voting with tradition known as souls to the polls. the clinton camp feels confident in nevada after a surge of voters in las vegas prompted officials to extend early voting for several hours. michigan on the other hand has become so close that clinton its head back there on monday. and it was her husband's sole stop today. >> i believe hillary w michigan if we turn out. a clinton aide says her reaction to the comey letter was understated and she hasn't mentioned it here in cleveland. they believe the word will get out whether clinton talks about it or not in the closing days. elaine. >> nancy cordes, thank you. donald trump was making his final push for votes sunday. when he got the news about hillary clinton's e-mails. here is major garrett. >> you have to understand, it's
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>> the before an enthusiastic minnesota crowd, donald trump alluded to fbi director james comey's decision not to charge hillary clinton in the latest round of her e-mail scandal but said it did not put the controversy to rest. >> hillary clinton will be under investigation for a long, long time. for her many crimes against our nation, our people, our democracy. likely concluding in a criminal trial. thousands gathered for a noon rally in republican sioux city. >> we are doing great in iowa. we are doing great in ohio. i think we are going to win pennsylvania. that was trump in tampa saturday morning. today, five more stops. but all has not been calm. a appropriate tprotester in ren. >> we have one of the guys from the hillary clinton campaign.
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supporters. some one nearby shouted gun and the secret service whisked trump offstage. there was no gun. the protester was later released. trump came back to finish. >> nobody said it was going to be easy for us. >> trump's closing argument. >> we are going to drain the swamp. >> reporter: a pledge to turn washington upside down. >> real change begins with immediately repea replacing obamacare. a disaster. >> reporter: the promised demise of obamacare is now nearly as popular as trump's long standing promise to build a wall on the southern border. elaine the message ring with an odd low advantageous rank here in minnesota. where the democratic governor, mark dayton is frequently quoted by trump saying, the affordable care act is no long ear fordable. >> major garrett. thank you.
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presidential race stands tonight. latest average of national polls shows hillary clinton about 2 pints head of donald trump. tonight, our final battleground tracker poll before the election shows a dead heat in florida where the candidates each have 45% of the vote. in ohio, donald trump is one point ahead of hillary clinton. 46% to 45%. for more on this, we tornado to cbs news elections director anthony salvanto. >> one of the reasons behind the has gotten some more of the previously unsure, the undecided voters, in both of the states. now, there weren't that many to begin with. but one of the things we have seen from these voters as with many voters overall is that they have been look frg chanin many voters overall is that they have been look frg chag for cha. what they tell us now is that they increasingly see hillary clinton as part of or connected to what they don't like about
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it. that could be one reason they're moving over. the other is that partisans, reliable republican voters, who have not been as fully with donald trump through the campaign as democrats have been with hillary clinton, well, some of those republicans have started to come back home. started to say that they now will vote for donald trump. that's behind some of his movement. but as we head into tuesday night, the key thing to watch is, both of these states are critical to donald trump's path. he need ohio. hillary clinton can win without them. the map would still favor her in that regard. but, watch on tuesday if she can hang on to places like virginia. like pennsylvania. if she can hold both of those, she doesn't need a lot more to still get the electoral votes she will need to get elected. >> anthony salvanto. thank you. anthony and the rest of the campaign 2016 team will be here tuesday night with full coverage of election results.
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the world is closely watching the election. manuel bojorquez gives us the view from mexico city. manuel. >> reporter: there is great concern here a trump victory could cause an economic shock and mexico's central bank is exploring ways to mitigate that. one example, the peso, it goes in the polls. much of that has to do with his rallying cry against nafta, the free trade agreement which include the u.s./mexico, trump says is killing u.s. jobs and wants to do away with it. you are bringing in from the united states? i have spoken with mexican business owners who say he is ignoring the fact more than 1 million u.s. jobs depend on trade with mexico. a mexican senator i spoke with said he is already drafting legislation that would seek to
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border wall. one of trump's signature issues. even before the election, it has led to a battle of word between trump and the mexican president. who invited the republican nominee to visit back in august. but the deep dislike of trump here in mexico goes back to the very beginning of his campaign, when he labeled some mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists. that led to protests here including the beading of trump pinatas and unflattering political cartoons that are in the newspapers almost daily. all of that makes hillary clinton the heavily favored candidate south of the border if only by default. elaine, the general feeling here is that donald trump has the made this election personal for the people of mexico. with much at stake for both countries. manuel bojorquez, manuel, thank you. a man arrested by the white house saturday wearing a mask and carrying a gun.
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service officer and taken into custody after a brief struggle. the president was not home at the time. a south carolina man accused of holding a woman chained inside a storage container for weeks was in court sunday. investigators say 45-year-old has confessed to killing four other people exactly 13 years ago this weekend. he is a suspect in at least three other deaths. a police officer was killed in west valley cody brotherson was hit buy a car during a chase. he was outside his police car. three people are under arrest. the officer is survived by his parents, two brothers, and his fiance. clolonial gas pipeline that burst into flames in alabama last week, reopened today. it will be a few days before deliveries are become to there mall. one person was killed and four
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excavation equipment hit the pipeline apparently causing it to explode. at the vatican, pope pep had a special mass for 1,000 prisoners from around the world. the pope said he wanted to bring a message of mercy and help to inmates and called for improved living conditions in prisons all over the word. a 20-year-old runner from eritrea became the youngest man to win the new york city marathon. he crossed the finish line in the third straight new york city marathon. more than 50,000 people ran this year. coming up next, the ? gaviscon is a proven heartburn remedy that gives you fast-acting, long-lasting relief. it immediately neutralizes acid and only gaviscon helps keep acid down for hours. for fast-acting, long-lasting relief,
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many teachers have been tregd carefully in the classroom when it comes to talking about this year's some changed lesson plans to avoid the language and subjects that have come up. mireya villarreal introduces us to one teacher who says no topping is off-limits. >> in this history classroom, daniel jost blends pop culture. >> did you know salt and pepper were talking immigration? >> and politics. i want to make them fall in love with the content of the study of history. and if you do those things, students are going to be very quick to want to learn and do
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has captured the kids' attention but has been an opportunity to teach both the strengths and weaknesses of democracy. >> we are going to build the wall 100%. >> well will not build a wall. >> i think you would do a disservice if you don't embrace it. thee are teachable moments. there are concerns what this rhetoric means for their family. will this turn into policy? and we, we constantly are engaging in these conversations, not shyiwa >> it's because you have some people who do that does not justify for labelling a group of people. >> reporter: roughly 80% is high poverty from neighborhoods and most parents are immigrants. >> trump doesn't know, he doesn't know. he doesn't support any with actual stats or actual researches. he just says it. >> sure there are some, that commit crimes, there are also some white people who commit
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horrible people. >> reporter: in a report published by southern poverty law center more than 40% of teachers surveyed said they were hesitant to teach about the election. and more than half have seen an increase in uncivil discourse. there is no topic that is off-limits. >> none. >> his goal is for students to examine what the candidates are saying in the context of american history. how much of a gift has this been for your lesson plan over the last year? >> all most been a gift in that it is very dechblts b -- students. but a curse. there are distractions. can't help but talk about the things students are hearing about or seeing in the news. >> still he says election day can't come soon enough. mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. up next, high-tech blimps patrolling the u.s./mexico
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along the u.s./mexico border an air war between drug cartels and federal agents. chris martinez reports from the border in arizona. >> reporter: one of the most powerful tools to protect the border is suspended high above the arizona agents call it their eye in the sky. >> we fly as close to 24/365. >> the tethered t.a.r.s. monitors the u.s./mexico border. six blimps from arizona to texas, carry radar that can detect aircraft flying too low for conventional radar to see. that includes drones. and these home mate low flying planes smugglers use to deliver drugs over the border.
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>> the steering. hang glider. >> reporter: agents say some aircraft are equipped with drop baskets like this. so smugglers can dump payload midair to cartel members inside the u.s. >> our law enforcement operators see that on the radar will engage and get the drugs, get the bad guys waiting for the drugs. >> reporter: the t.a.r.s. radar images sent to this military base in california where detection officers watch for potential threats. >> i am going to zoom in. my focus is for wha seem right in this area. >> once something is spotted border patrol teams can be within the air within three minutes. >> mexico's northern most border. >> smugglers often risk flying dangerously low to deliver their drugs. >> this is how clowe some wise fly? >> yes, hug the mountains to barack up profile. >> reporter: if the smuggler makes it over the border, the
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straight years, and it's still recommended today. use as directed when it comes to drones, the sky is not the limit. ben tracy shows us a new type of underwater drone that can turn any one into an ocean explorer. >> reporter: it cuts through the water like a fish. and this remote controlled
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it's called trident. and one of its creators, eric stagpole hopes it allows any one to become an explorer. what are you hoping to accomplish? >> my hope is we can get 10,000 eyes in water looking at parts of the world no one has ever seen before. in the past exploration has been something you see someone else do, always the famous explorers who do their expedition, come back and show you what they found. >> reporter: undersea >> here we go. >> reporter: in 2013, oscar winning director james cameron designed and built a one-man sub, to explore the deepest part of the pacific, nearly seven miles down. trident can only dive about the length of a football field. but that's deep enough to explore countless ship wrecks. >> they have been used to finding ancient mayan pottery in mexico, antarctica to explore
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to mt. everest, ex-plplored a l. >> last summer he sent his drone into lake tahoe where they found the remains of a steamer ship "the queen of the lake." >> we actually were able to land on a sink in the bathroom, built in the 100s on the shipwreck not seen for 70 years. that was just awesome. >> reporter: we joined stagpole's team on a test run of the new model in monterey bay on california's central coast. what are we going to look for out here? >> right now we are over a place -- >> large white sea anomes found 60 feet down. laura james noticed sick and dying sea stars near her home in seattle and began documenting the devastation. scientists believe tied to climate change. >> when i look at the water i see not just the surface but the murky deep below.
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news, monterey bay.
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this past friday would have been the 100th birthday of walter cronkite. to night we look back at one of the many highlight from his career, coverage of the 1952 presidential election broke new ground in broadcast journalism. as jamie yuckas shows us it wasn't always easy for tv pioneers. the first national broadcast of a presidential election.
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eisenhower and adele stevenson. >> walter cronkite was in the anchor chair. >> general eisenhower leading at this moment. >> reporter: the first time the network use a computer to predict the outcome of an election. >> this is not a jek oke or tri. >> newsman struggled to explain the univac, an enormous computer housed miles away in philadelphia. something witch looks look a typewriter. the way univac talks. >> not always on cue. can you say something, univac? anything to say to the television audience? a very impolite machine, i must say? do you have a prediction, univac. >> reporter: the team struggled with the early version of a hand-free microphone.
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>> for reporter dug edward it led to an on-air mishap. >> excuse me. >> reporter: even with a few hicc of the ps, the newscast was a triumph for cbs news and univac. >> he can remember 15 million digits. >> reporter: as the election swept eisenhower to victory. cronkite helped steer the nation into the start of the cup pewter age. that's the "overnight news" for this monday. for some of you, the news continues. fohe little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new
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