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toyota. let's go places. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning norah. >> good morning, charlie. >> cbs confirms more than 2 million americans have been told they cannot renew their current health insurance policies. o learn they can't keep their current policies despite the president's assurances to the contrary. >> reporter: the white house is on the defensive, trying to explain how, when the president repeatedly said this -- >> if you like your doctor or health care plan you can keep it. >> reporter: he really didn't mean it.
>> well the president said what everybody said all along there are going to be changes brought about by the affordable care act to create minimum standards of coverage. >> reporter: it's an unexpected reality of obama care being told through ant thatna antidotes and media. cbs news has confirmed with insurance companies across the country that more than 2 million people are getting notices they no longer can keep their existing plan. in california 279,000. in michigan 140,000. florida, 300,000. and in new jersey 800,000. and those numbers are certain to go even higher. some companies tell us they've sent letters, but they won't tell us how many. >> what we're seeing now is the reality. coming into play. >> reporter: industry experts like larry levitt of the kaiser family foundation say the insurance companies have no choice. obama care forces them to drop many of their plans that don't
meet the law's ten minimum standards, including maternity care, emergency visits mental health treatment and even pediatric dental care. that means consumers have to sign on to new plans even if they don't want or need the more generous coverage. industry experts say about half of the people getting these letters will pay more. half will pay less thanks to taxpayer subsidies. >> the winners outnumber the it. industry experts say for everyone, the best get to c >> thanks, janet. the obama administration is thinking seriously this morning about ending surveillance programs. . . .
leaders. the a allies are said they'y're fufurious the national secu >> sources tell "the los angeles times" that the obama white house did approve many of those oppositions. margaret brennan is at the state department. margaret, good morning. >> good morning, norah, and to charlie. european lawmakers tell us they're upset by the volume of information collected by the nsa and want to know what was done with it. they'll hold meetings at the white house and the state department today. but some of these questions are going to be hard to answer as we just begin to realize how far the surveillance program reaches. >> reporter: president obama said there should be additional constrains on how the u.s. gathers intelligence. he told cable channel fusion. >> what we've seen over the last several years is their capacity to continue to develop and expand, and that's why i'm initiating now a review to make sure that what they're able to do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> reporter: the president would
not say whether or not he knew that the nsa has been monitoring german chancellor angela merkel's communications since 2002. but according to senate intelligence committee chair dianne feinstein, the president was unaware. so was her committee. in a statement released on monday, she said "it is clear to me that certain surveillance activities have been in effect for more than a decade and the intelligence committee was not sats factually informed. our oversight needs to be strengthened and increased." european lawmakers demanded an explanation during a closed meeting on monday. germany's elmar brock said he and his colleagues were not satisfied. >> if you have a feeling that your closest allies are spying on you then that's difficult to talk to such an ally in an open way anymore, and i think they have to make a clear distinction between fight together
terrorists but not spying on friends. >> reporter: national security advisor susan rice acknowledged the uproar posting on twitter, "we must seek proper balance between security concerns of our citizens and allies and the privacy concerns that all people share." a white house review of u.s. intelligence gathering is expected by the end of the year. european lawmakers are meeting right now with senator feinstein who says she's totally opposed to spying on u.s. allies and says the white house will end the program. whether or not it actually will is a question for the director of national intelligence and the nsa chief, who testify on capitol hill at 10:30 pacific. >> margaret thank you. and vigils and prash services will be held along the east coast today to mark one year since superstorm sandy first came ashore in new jersey killing 71 people in that state. 346,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. 26,000 people are still out of their homes.
>> our conversation with new jersey governor chris christie permitting he was the face of disaster response but we begin with elaine quijano in seaside heights, new jersey. elaine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah and viewers in the west. sandy was the biggest and fiercest storm ever to hit new jersey, costing the state nearly $40 billion in damage. recovery has been slow and for many it's far from over. when superstorm sandy slammed ashore last october, more than 100 miles of new jersey's coastline bore the brunt of it. communities split in half homes crushed, others simply washed away. in seaside heights the same boardwalk and heart of the shore town's economy took a pounding. >> this is our lives, how we feed our family, support ourselves. >> reporter: mike carbone had to completely rebuild the first and second floors of his restaurant after the storm. almost a year later, tragedy struck again. fast-moving flames destroyed
nearly 70 businesses along the boardwalk in september. authorities blamed the fire on electrical wiring damaged by sandy. >> on the road to recovery and then this fire i think we took one step forward and about three steps backwards. >> reporter: in the days after the storm, new jersey governor chris christie promised a full recovery. >> we're going to work together to rebuild our state in a way that's going to make us even prouder than we are already about where we live. >> reporter: before or after photos show how far jersey has come, roads broken up by storm surge now patched up. neighborhoods reduced to rubble are in the midst of rebuilding. the reaction to christie's response has been mixed. a recent poll found that among those surveyed 61% were somewhat or very dissatisfied with the recovery efforts. only 7% were very satisfied. still, others say he's done a great job. >> from the moment sandy happened he has been all over us as far as trying to help us to help ourselves. we're hope that feel every day
we're going to be better than we are today. >> reporter: later tonight, some new jersey residents will mark the anniversary of sandy in a unique way. they'll gather on the shoreline shining flashlights, a symbol of hope after what was a dark time. charlie, norah? >> elaine quijano, thank you. with us from seaside park new jersey governor chris christie. governor, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. how are you? >> fine sir. it's good to talk with you this morning. are you satisfied with new jersey's recovery from sandy? >> well, charlie, listen i think we've made tremendous progress in the last year. tens of thousands of people back in their homes all the boardwalks rebill so many businesses that have come back online. but i also know that we still have a lot more work to do a lot of people who are frustrated or not back this their homes, and my mission is to get all those people back in their homes. from p begin, i said this was an 18- to 24-month process. we've made great progress in the
first year but there are frustrations and challenges that remain and my job is to address those and evercome them. >> why are there 26,000 people still homeless? >> well there's a number of reasons. first, let's start with the fact it took 92 days for the congress to act on aid for sandy victims. that's unprecedented. it was ten days for katrina and 17 days for gustav. you remember me being pretty exercised about it at the time because i knew what that would do to add time at the end. the first fetd ral dollars from the sandy aid package didn't flow to new jersey until the end of may. >> governor it is true there were delays, and yet $60 billion in federal aid, and yet so many people who lost their homes say they've barely seen a trickle of that. how can you explain that? >> well, norah, first off, i don't know whether you would call $8 billion a trickle but $8 billion has been distributed in new jersey. despite all the challenges i just talked about, between aid from fema and aid from the sandy
package, $8 billion has been distributed from $51 billion that's available. $9 billion went to the national flood insurance program. but of the $51 billion available, $8 billion has been distributed in new jersey. and we're going to continue to work to make that even better. but, you know, you've got to work with your partners in the federal government and as we can all tell from looking at washington, d.c. that's sometimes not the easiest thing in the world. >> let me ask you about washington, d.c. and the current problems with obama care. jan crawford just reported that 800,000 people in new jersey are getting notices that they can no longer keep their existing plans. do you wish that you had set up a state-run insurance exchange so that people could use that? >> no norah, it wouldn't have made any difference, in fact because you can see all the problems with this. what the federal government wanted us to do in the states was to take on this burden ousts without telling us how much it would cost or what authority we would have to actually run our exchanges. that's why myself and 33 other governors, both republican and
democrat, said no to a state-run exchange. the real problem is that people weren't told the truth. you can remember they were told that they would be able to keep their policies if they liked them. and now you hear hundreds of thousands of people across the country being told they couldn't. so the white house needs to square that with what was told to the american people and told to the congress before hand. and it doesn't seem to square at the moment but we'll wait and see. >> let me turn to the nsa. as you know you have said that if people who want to crack down on the nsa would regret it when the next attack came. do you want to suggest to america that nsa should be doing everything it was doing and is necessary for america's national security even if it involves tapping the cell phones of foreign leaders? >> i'll it will you, charlie, what the folks in washington should be doing is doing their job, and that means the folks at the white house and in congress -- >> i remember as you well do when hurricane sandy hit and the
president came to new jersey you welcomed him with open arms and you believed in the cooperation with the federal government. but this morning you seem to be attacking the federal government at every level. >> charlie, all i ask is people do the same thing i do, which is to be held responsible for doing their jobs every day. i'm proud that here in new jersey the state government has been working extraordinarily well with local groups and organizations and everyday citizens to try to help us recover from what is the worst natural disaster that's ever hit this state in its history. you know me charlie. ask me a question i'm going the give you an answer. it's about the questions you're asking this morning, charlie, not about my answers. >> all right, governor. how about this -- you look great? how is your health and how's your weigh loss going? >> my health is really good. we released a medical report on friday that lays all that out for the people of new jersey in the run-up to the election. they've also seen me do the job for the last four years.
i don't think they're concerned that i can't. as my doctor noted in the report my weight loss has been good and steady. i feel good. and, you know, we're just going to continue on the program. >> governor, good to see you. thanks for join us. we're thinking about everybody in new jersey and new york that's been affected still by superstorm sandy. thank you. >> norah, thank you. charlie, thank you for having us on this morning. outrage over nearly 12 hours of delays on an airlines. they faced a day of frustrations at oakland's airport. mark kelly of our san francisco station wpix looks at what went wrong. >> reporter: allegiant air's twice weekly flight from oakland to provo, utah is usually a quick 90 minute but at 9:30 monday morning, shortly after flight 1032 pushed back from the gate a cable controlling the front landing gear snapped. >> allegiant 1032 are you just going to push back into the gate? >> yes, ma'am. >> reporter: passengers deplaned and were told a second aircraft
was coming from las vegas. departure time 3:00 p.m. plane number two arrived but also had a mechanical problem. passengers were told plane number three should arrive from arizona sometime after 6:00. on board the third plane, there was this -- >> we had to return back to the gate for some more fuel, and we'll probably be pushing off the dwaet in another 30, 35 minutes now. >> reporter: by then passengers had lost all patience. >> imprisoned by allegiant airlines. >> so fed up with this airport. >> it's cruel and unusual. >> reporter: just before 9:00 p.m. flight 1032 finally took off, arriving in utah at 10:22, almost 13 hours after it was scheduled to leave. allegiant issued a statement saying in part every effort was made to keep the passengers as comfortable as possible. we never want to delay or inconvenience our passengers but the safety of our passengers and crew is our number-one
priority. for "cbs this morning," mark kelly, san francisco. >> what a story. and this morning about a dozen texas abortion clinics remain open after a federal judge struck down parts of a new anti-abortion law. it was set to go into effect today. protesters at the state capitol had rallied in recent months against one key requirement, doctors performing abortion procedures would need to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. on monday, a judge ruled the provision is without a rational basis and places a substantial obstacle in the path of a woman seeking an abortion. the state has already filed an appeal. time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "cbs this morning" shick says former congressman jesse jackson jr. reported to federal prison in north carolina, serving a 2 1/2-year sentence for misusing campaign funds. he surrendered yesterday. >> the "philadelphia inquirer" says penn state university will pay nearly $60 million to settle
child sex abuse cases. they involve 26 men who shay they were victims of former assistant football coach jerry sandusky. six other claims are unresolved. >> the "detroit free press" says "consumer reports" no longer recommends the three toyota models based on results of a new crash test by the insurance institute for highway safety. the honda accord, v-6, and the nissan altima are also off the list because of their poor showing in a reliability survey. "the wall street journal" says the end of internet cookies could be near. they track your online moves but microsoft, google and facebook are developing new ways to follow users and that has online
a whistle-blower told us how a major tech company brought in workers to this company. why it may be a slap on the wrist. superstorm sandy's smallest survivors. newborns carried nine stories after a hospital lost power. our dr. jon lapook is there. plus is google trying to make a splash. the mystery barge some believe it signals an announcement from silicon valley. the news is back here on "cbs this morning." stay tuned for your local news. ♪ the only thing we have to fear is... fear itself. ♪ ♪
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>> announcer: this is a kpix 5 news morning update. hi, everyone, happy tuesday, 7:26 your time. let's update you on some bay area headlines. a major crowd is expected to march through downtown santa rosa to protest the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old by snow sonoma sheriff's deputy last week. scott wiener wants you to pay almost a quarter more for a soda, a new tax on every can or bottle of soft drink sold in san francisco. and protestors plan to rally against another one proposal. this time, the supervisor want san francisco parks to close between midnight and 5:00 a.m. that's your news. we got your traffic and weather for tuesday coming right up.
good morning. we have a couple of problemming on 680. these accidents have now cleared. unfortunately bust remain including southbound 680 by crow canyon and stacked into danville and continuing further south, your ride slows. a multicar crash is now out of lane in andrade road. the bay bridge toll plaza backed to the maze, 20 minutes to get you onto the bridge. that's traffic. a lot of cloud will start to break up throughout the day. temperatures are going to stay on the cool side. mostly cloudy skies. as we look towards the mountains, pleasant with 40s and 50s. by the afternoon, clouds will begin to break up a little bit but temperatures will be cool, 50 coast side, 60s elsewhere and warmer towards halloween.
♪ here now is an excerpt of former vice president dick cheney talking to sanjay gupta about his heart condition. >> four heart attacks, bypass surgery, in-planted eded ventricular heart. a back boom heart. did you worry about your physical heart? >> no. coming up in this half hour a mystery in the water off of san francisco. the idea is being floated about a massive barge, why some are searching for a link to google. plus a baby born premature
faced his greatest challenge in superstorm sandy. our own dr. jon lapook was there. that story is ahead. sources tell cbs news about an anticipated announce from the justice department. tech giant infosys will pay the biggest fine in history. john miller is assistant cia director. john, good morning. >> good morning. this is about infosys. it's the second largest software exporter and has about 30,000 workers in the u.s. in 2012 we reported the result of a cbs news investigation. based on allegations from a whistle-blower. he blamed the company was involved in a massive fraud that may have put thousands of americans out of work, all in the name of profit. jay palmer was a principal
consultant at infosys. after seeing what he described as systemic visa fraud to bring indian workers into the united states at lower wages, displacing american workers, he became a whistle-blower. what was the first thing that caught your attention? >> i had an employee over from india that had been over several times before he came up to me, he was literally in tears. he told me he was over here illegally. he didn't want to be here. he was worried that he would get caught. >> reporter: the scheme palmer says he uncovered involved bringing in indian workers to the u.s. under falsele pretenses, using visas claiming they had superb expertise that couldn't be found in the u.s. visas claiming they were just here for a meeting. and visas claiming they wouldn't work in the u.s. cbs news obtained these internal infosys documents that allegedly gave employees instructions on how to so then what's the motive to bring them in? you could hire an american who
is trained in that particular discipline and do better. >> purely profit. >> and palmer says some of the workers who claim to have special expertise actually had to be trained by the same american workers whose jobs they were taking. did you find that they were all people who had some special expertise that we couldn't find here? >> absolutely not. not even close. >> palmer says infosys executives knew about the fraudulent practices and continued them to increase competent profit. >> it's really about getting people over no matter what the -- no matter what the cost, or whatever. and i think that's the first time i heard the term you know americans are stupid. >> and they said that in reference to -- >> the law. getting around the system. yeah. >> at the time of our report infosys denied any intentional fraudulent practices. when we contacted them last night, they said they had no comment on the upcoming settlement. this is a $34 million fine we're being told by our sources.
>> so the question is is could the company look at this simply as a cost of doing business? >> i think when you're a $30 billion company, when you have $6 billion in sales every year $34 million is certainly the kind of hit you can take. and charlie, this is part of the larger discussion about settling with corporate america. is it the cost of doing business? or is the thing that changes behavior when somebody actually gets arrested or goes to jail so we'll see how this unfolds with the announcement tomorrow. and what the fallout is >> all right don, thank you. and the search continues this morning for two inmates who broke out of an oklahoma jail on sunday. but authorities are making some progress. two other convicts who escaped with the men are now back. we're outside the jail in oklahoma. manuel, good morning. good morning, nora. the search now involved several state and federal agencies including the u.s. marshals.
the two inmates who have been captured were brought through those gates back into the jail where the sheriff vows this time they won't be able to use the pipe system as a way out. these are new mug shots taken after they were recaptured. their escape from the caddo county jail lasted nearly 30 hours and ended at this convenience store 20 miles away. surveillance video shows the last moments of freedom. >> they walked in and we never seen them before so we kind of watched them to make sure they didn't steal anything. >> police were watching too. they had spotted the two going in. >> as soon as they walked out, and the cops were there, and that one just dropped his stuff and just stood there like that. and the other one took off running, went down the alley, and the cops pulled you know, their guns on them. >> reporter: the men were being held for burglary, drug and weapons convictions, and were about to be transferred to a state prison when they escaped early sunday. they stacked two jail-issued foot lockers on the ground to
access a ceiling panel above a shower. that led to a pipe access area which they followed until a reached a door to the outside. still at large, trizen cheadle and anthony mendoza. >> we want them back. >> reporter: sheriff cain says this was not a spur of the moment escape because loosening the panel screws is not easy. do you think they were working this out for nights? >> probably so. >> reporter: in a row, trying to loosen up those screws? >> probably so. they wasn't armed when they left. but you don't know who might be waiting out there, giving them weapons or anything. so any time a prisoner gets out they're considered armed and dangerous until they're caught. >> reporter: deputies are checking the addresses of relatives and acquaintances of the two inmates who are still on the loose. repairs are also under way here at the jail including welding those ceiling panels shut. charlie and norah? >> manuel thanks. more than a mant after the america's cup, something else is
grabbing attention this morning on the san francisco bay. it is a huge barge. do you know the reason it's parked on the water near treasure island but the rumor mill is pointing to a web giant. >> reporter: san francisco bay has never kept a secret this big. four stories high this building made of cargo containers first appeared a few months ago. sitting on a barge 250 feet long, and 72 feet wide. on top, are a dozen spires that could be masts or flag poles, or antennas. whatever it is it's off limits to the public and guarded by private security. >> what is it? it's big. it's boxy. shipping containers. >> reporter: intrigued by the mystery structure reporter daniel began investigating and soon unearthed league documents showing google is involved in the project. >> nobody outside google really knows what it is. >> reporter: it could be a google data center. the tech company was granted a patent in 2009 for a water-based
data center that could house its computer and storage systems. or it could be a floating mobile google glass store participating the launch of google's most high profile new project. as speculation builds google has chosen to remain silent and is not responding to any inquiries about the barge. >> if you don't comment then at least you, you know you still do get to control the message to some extent. >> reporter: but the tech giant has a few hurdles to cross before anything can be revealed. according to the san francisco bay conservation and development commission, google currently does not have a permit to operate anything on the bay. >> we don't know if this vessel's purpose is to maritime related or whether it's not maritime related. and so that has to be discovered as part of the permit process. >> reporter: so perhaps google's latest attempt to literally barge its way in to san francisco with a top secret project might ultimately be sunk. for "cbs this morning" john blackstone, san francisco. >> so what is google up to? >> i know. >> i'm looking forward to
finding out more. >> me, too. we all need a barge. >> keep on it john blackstone. all right. 20 newborn babies trapped in the dark a year after they were saved from superstorm sandy. doctor jon lapook reunites with one of the families. we'll look at a moment of bravery in a new york city hospital. that's next here on requests cbs this morning." new york city hospital. that's next on "cbs this morning." ♪
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♪ in our "morning rounds" one of the most delicate rescues from sandy when the storm slam into the northeast a year ago today, the new york university langone medical center suffered a bruising blow. as the basement filled with water, the backup generators failed. dr. jon lapook was there that night. good morning. >> good morning, norah.
it was unite a scene, doctors and nurses used sleds to move patients down the staircases. among the most vulnerable were the infants in the nic unit. jo-an tremblay shepherd and her son jackson were in the ward when the storm hit. jackson had for two months relied on machines to help him keep him alive. >> we saw it flickering. i think that's when the generator basically kicked in. shortly before that all of the monitors just went. >> reporter: the lights went out. respirators stopped pumping so doctors and nurses launched the complicated evacuation of 20 fragile newborns down flights of stairs. >> by the time it was to go we had to go at the drop of a hat. >> reporter: jackson was the
last one out. with the help of a flashflight, a nurse carefully carried jackson and his oxygen tank down the stairs. i happened to meet them in the lobby of the hospital. and i could see the look in your eyes was of a mother -- >> yeah i just wanted to get out. if i was going to evacuate i said let's do this. >> reporter: you were in protective mother mode? >> i was, yeah. >> reporter: jo-an was helped into an ambulance with a nurse. her name sandy. >> one vicious sandy and one loving sandy. >> yeah i've got her down as hero in my phone. >> reporter: jackson was taken to a nearby hospital for a few more weeks before going home. a year later, the shepherds are weathering happier challenges. >> good job! >> reporter: 14-month-old jackson took his first steps last week. and there's a new member of the family. jackson's sister roxanne was born on a sunny august day at
the same hospital. >> and did you have any misgivings about going back to the same place? >> no we checked the weather forecast. but we didn't have any misgivivings.. > it wawas fulully answerered. itit's t timeses like thahat when n you trained and diligent some people can be. >> say bye-bye. >> of the 320 patients transferred that night, there were no fatalities. jackson is happy and healthy, so are his parents who could just use a little more sleep. >> i'm so glad you kept in touch with that family. how is the hospital doing? they're back up and running? >> oh yeah they're back up and running. it's been an amazing effort to bring it up to speed. doctors and nurses pulled together. >> great story. and another baby in less than a well, pressure still spinning in the east leaves clouds behind and a couple
showers. they have spread into if santa cruz mountains. unseasonably cool temperatures for the rest of the bay area as clouds begin to part by the afternoon. plan on highs on the cool side, only 50s towards the coastline, 50s and a few 60s inside the bay and maybe some mid-60s in the warmest spots. we'll start to warm things up with more sunshine on the way wednesday and thursday. brand new survey finds americans sitting on a giant bank roll. $10 trillion in cash. why won't they do something with the money? we'll ask the president of one of the nation's biggest firms. he's in the green room that's ahead on "cbs this morning." ♪ >> announcer: cbs morning rounds
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>> announcer: this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning, everyone. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. a major crowd is expected to march through downtown santa rosa this afternoon. the gathering is in protest of the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. he was shot by a sheriff's deputy who thought he was armed but turned to be a fake weapon. san francisco supervisor scott wiener wants you to pay almost a quarter more for sodas. it would be a new tax on every can or bottle of soft drinks sold in the city. wiener wants to use the money to pay for health, nutrition, and activity programs for young people. he will introduce his legislation tonight. traffic and weather in just a moment.
good morning. unfortunately, traffic is still a mess on southbound 680. it looks like from concord into san ramon. it's because of a crash at the canyon. you can catch a break and traffic once again jams from pleasanton down into an accident. the red traffic sensors mean we're seeing speeds below 20 miles per hour. also word of a new injury crash out of san francisco, southbound 101 approaching caesar varves and stacks onto the skyway. we have a cool day ahead with a lot of clouds into san jose. the sun is trying to breakthrough but slow going and looks like temperatures on the cool side, 40s and 50s by the afternoon. we'll keep you cool, too, maybe some 50s towards the coastline, a few 60s inidentity the bay and valleys. warmer weather into halloween.
good morning. welcome back to "cbs this morning". the obama care law is forcing more than 2 million americans to give up their existing policy. why would anybody retire without a real retirement plan? we will ask the president of black box why so many of us are afraid to invest. and some are calling the biggest wave ever ridden. he says if you fall you hurt yourself or you die. i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> that is the first obama
administration official to testify about the website. >> cbs confirms more than 2 million americans have been told they cannot renew their current insurance policy. the fiercest storm to hit new jersey. >> you have to work with your partners in the federal government. >> european lawmakers are meeting right now with senator feinstein who says she is opposed to spying on u.s. allies and says the white house will end the program. >> the two inmates were brought through the gates and back into the jail where the sheriff vows this time they won't be able to use the pipe system as a way out. what is the motive to bring them in? you can hire an american. >> it is big, boxy nobody outside google really knows what
it is. what the folks in washington should be doing is doing their jobs. that means the folks in the white house and the folks in congress. obama is in so much trouble he called hillary clinton and said, can you start early? this morning's eye opener at 8:00 is presented by bene fiber. white house officials said president obama always knew the affordable care act would require existing health care policies to change. we have new evidence of how big those changes will be. >> as jan crawford reports for every american getting health care insurance under the new law at least three are losing their current coverage. >> we have real numbers and this is just the tip of the iceberg. cbs news has confirmed with insurance companies across the country that more than 2 million people are getting notices they no longer can keep their existing plans.
in california 279,000. in michigan 140,000. florida 300,000 and in new jersey 800,000. and those numbers are certain to go even higher. some companies tell us they sent letters but won't tell us how many. obama care forces many of them to drop their plans that don't meet the laws ten minimum standards including maternity care emergency visits and pediatric dental care. that means consumers need to sign on to new plans. industry experts say about half of the people getting the letters will pay more and half will pay less. for cbs this morning jan crawford washington. new jersey governor chris christie responded to reports that 800,000 people in new jersey will no longer be able to keep current health insurance
plans. >> you can see all of the problems with this. what the federal government wanted us to do in the state was to take on the burden ourselves without telling us how much it would cost or what authority to run our exchanges. that is why myself and 33 other governors both republican and democrat. the problem is people were not told the truth. they were told they could keep their policies if they like them. you hear hundreds of thousands of people being told they couldn't. the white house needs to square that. a senior administration official is facing congress being questioned by the house weighs and means committee on what happened on the health care enrollment website. the s&p 500 index opened at a record high but millions of potential investors are not sharing in the gain. americans have $10 trillion in low interest bank accounts and
america spent more time planning vacations and purchases like smart phones and cars rather than planning for retirement. welcome. >> thank you. >> why are people saving so much in this country? >> people are not saving enough and they are not investing enough. so we have over 10 trillion sitting in cash. more people are going to be turning 65 than ever in history over the next ten years. on top of that they are going to live longer. so we did a survey because 2/3 of the assets at black rock are retirement assets. what are people doing? they are not investing. you can't invest for the future in the future. the average person has less than $25,000 for retirement. that is not going to be enough. >> how much should we have? >> it depends how old you are. if you are turning 65 the number
is about $500,000. and, in fact what we are trying to do is educate people around the world and we created a website which you can get on determine, actually what you need per month once you are 65 or older. it will tell you how much you need today or you can put in how much you have today and it will tell you how long that will last month by month. and this is very important that we get this message out that people need to invest now because in this survey the one thing we found and this is where wisdom comes in is everyone of the retires said they wished they had saved more for the future. >> it is worth reminding because people are spending more time planning vacations and thinking about which smart phones and cars to buy than they are about their retirement. how often should you be thinking about your retirement and planning for that? >> this is very important that you get invested today.
the earlier the better because the money will work for you. because so much is sitting in cash earning 0 that over a 20 year period with inflation you will lose half that value. one other thing interesting in the survey the people most concerned are 45 to 55. that is when people start to say i better look at my bank account and think about retiring. earlier they are not thinking about it. and even later they have already taken care of it. >> what about those people? why are they keeping money in cash? because they don't trust wall street? >> over the last several years people have lost a lot of money in the market. however, waiting in cash is not the answer. the market is up again this year. it was up last year. you have missed two years that is really hard to make back especially in a very low interest rate environment. we need to bringt that cash out in a less risky way where people can earn a better return.
>> the question is people sitting on a lot of cash maybe not sitting on not sitting on trusting investments. you are arguing there is a better way to do it than simply sitting on cash. >> there is a better way than cash. there are certainly ways to invest in the equity markets with large cap companies that pay good dividends. remember you are getting four percent more. you need to use longevity as a tool and invest for the long term. where people get confused it's not timing the market it's time in the market. they should use this longevity to their advantage and get invested. they are not day traders. they shouldn't be looking at the markets every day but invest in good companies that pay a dividend over a long period of time. there are many tools to limit
the risk but at the same time really help yourself for the future. >> so take your money out from under the mattress. >> exactly. >> thank you. good to see you. this morning a brazilian surfer is waiting to learn if he conquered a record wave that could be 100 feet high. it was one of the life changing moments for carlos burle. setting what may be a world record. carlos burle is the man who road the big one this week. all of the energy goes to one place he says and all of that power becomes seen if you fall you hurt yourself you die. the jet skis are also the rescue
vehicle. brazilian rider fell and was pulled out of the sea unconscious by carlos burle. she survived and he went back into the water. he says it was karma. at the end i asked to catch a wave when everybody else was leaving and picked up a good one. the confirmed record of 78 feet is held by american garret mcnumara. earlier this year he told cbs this morning how he manages to break the fear barrier. >> everybody has the their comfort zones. i won't jump out of an airplane. i won't ride a horse. i like big waves. >> reporter: he is waiting for confirmation he broke his own record by riding a 100 foot plus ride in january. challenging the biggest waves in the world isn't a competitive sport. the surfers don't need the thrill of victory over each
he's a top filmmaker and tv producer. now j.j. abrams has created a unique mystery novel. he says you'll get lost in the story. that's a good one. he'll tell us why this book is so different, only on "cbs this morning." lost in the story. we'll show you why this book is so different only on "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is sponsored by benefiber. better it with benefiber.
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third law of motion. everyday workings of the world are explained in national geographic's new book "science of everything." it features a forward by "new york times" columnist david pogue. >> thank you so much. >> you argue in the forward that there's a sense of kind of anti-science. >> there is. the number of people in america who challenge, you know evolution and theories of global warming and some huge percentage think man and dinosaurs co-exist. i mean they're sort of an anti-science bunch. >> i think a great fascination with science and america too, look at the -- there's always those kinds of books moved. >> well, it takes all kinds. but i would like to see greater than 50% believing in established scientific principles. i guess the gist of this book is that everything is science. the washing machine, your tattoo, the food you cook everything is fundamental laws of science. >> you said it doesn't have to be dry or scary, just has to be presented well.
if you read this book we'll be wiser and more amazed. go ahead, make us wiser and amazing. >> everything there is. i was reading the manuscript and read about the washing machine. what could be less scientific than a washing machine? it swirls around and soap and water. turns out it's newton's first law that an object in motion will stay in motion. in this case that is the water as the drum is spinning the water flies out the little hole. the wall is not there to act on it to stop it. but even that is this 325-year-old scientific principle. >> see, everything you say is so exciting to me. this is what i think about you, david pogue, you describe yourself as a giant vat of creative juices. you dropped a sizable surprise bomb earlier last week when you said you were going to yahoo. wow. so were you not allowed to exercise your giant vat of creative juices at "new york times"? did you pick up the song "come on over". >> yeah. yahoo approached me this summer. i've been at "new york times" for 13 years.
i love them. i thought i'd be there until i died. but their quote was we want to be your playground. we pointed out they're all digital and apps and video and audio and pros all mixed together. you can do things with this gigantic reach of 800 million readers a month. i mean that's catnip for a creative guy. >> so you weren't worried about losing the reach of the "new york times"? >> it's a different audience. i mean "new york times" readers are of course very well-educated and maybe a little older. but the size and the international scope of yahoo is just crazy immense. >> so what's the great vision for yahoo to become? >> i think what marissa is aiming for is to move beyond the phase where yahoo is a repackager of other information. is to get people to write their own stuff. our new tech site launches in a couple weeks as i call it not what gadgets to buy, but how to use it. no one ever talks about it.
the tips and tricks, how to do the things you want. if one more person asks me how do i get the music from my ipod or phone to my computer is there a way to do that? well, yes, there is. >> do they say things change already at yahoo? that there's a difference already in the culture? >> there is. i'll be totally honest. i thought, yahoo, seriously? >> like ew. >> exactly. spend a couple days at their headquarters, unbelievable. they act like a start-up company. the cars are in the parking lot until 9:00 p.m. friday night. 42% of the company is new. >> when you make an important decision like this, does money play a role? >> everything plays a role. yeah, money, and you'd think they'd be hiring me a staff. >> oh, staff. i love david, yes, money plays a role. yes. >> does money not play a role for you? >> we're not knocking it. nobody's knocking it. >> just talking about the catnip. >> david pogue, thank you.
"the >> announcer: this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> hi, everybody, good morning. 8:25. we got your kpix headlines on this tuesday morning. in a few hours, demonstrators will march through downtown santa rosa to protest the fatal shooting of andy lopez last week. the deputy thought lopez was armed but was a fake weapon. a woman will be arraigned for the death of two people in menlo park. she is killed with charges the men as they walked their dog on thursday night. jury deliberation begin today in the trial of a teen accused of stealing celebrity chef guy fieri's lamborghini and shooting at a romantic
but unfortunately, it's really backed up because of a series of other accidents you'll notice it's just red sensors from southbound 680 from walnut creek down into san ramon. also towards the bay bridge, we had a fender-bender that's now out of there. all lanes are open but backed up at least 25 minutes. that is traffic. here's your forecast. clouds starting to break up but will be another cool day. the radar had been tracking shower in santa cruz mountains but settling down. over san francisco, we have some clouds rolling on through with temperatures and a cool start to 40s and 50s. friday afternoon only staying in the 50s towards the coastline. it won't be as windy as yesterday but very cool. 50 and a few 60s inside the bay and valleys. more sunshine returning and warmer weather through halloween and into the weekend.
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour on this first anniversary of superstorm sandy, you'll see the firefighters answering a different kind of call. what it's doing for kids in hard hit areas. j.j. abrams on the big and small screen. now the director is on a new voyage writining a inga novel. that's ahead. right now, it's time to show you this morning's headlines from world the globe. "wall street journal" looks at new pediatrician guidelines parents are encouraged to band
electronic media during meal time and bedtime. too much television are led to obesity and poor school performance. "the washington post" says the house and senate will start negotiations on the farm bill this week. if no agreement is reached on the $500 billion bill, nomilk prices are expected to skyrocket. that's because dairy subsidies are set to expire at the end of the year. milk could cost $8 a gallon. the independent said turkey would link two continents asia and europe. object was to connect istanbul. the underwater train line is just under a mile long. "usa today" confirms that men stare at women's bodies but so do women. more men gaze at a woman's chest and face. men may be drawn to shapely
women for child bearing. women could be checking out the competition. that's important news to share. >> i'm definitely checking it out. what she's wearing and where she's going, i definitely am. spreading rumors and mocking somebody's behavior may steam like school girl behavior but one woman from "the devil wears prada." >> she held up this eyelash curler and said what is this? >> from the moment i saw her, she was going to be a complete and utter disaster. ♪ >> new research paper calls that indirect aggression. the study's author tracy vaillancourt is from the university of ottawa.
and john tierney. this news flash, women can be bitchy. is that what this is? >> indeed. i'm going to get e-mails telling me i can't believe you just said that. >> what does that mean? >> we exclude people from the peer group. we give the silent treatment. the customary, i won't speak to you for three weeks then you have to figure out why i'm mad at you. >> or what's wrong? nothing. >> nothing. the appearance suggest that it's promiscuous. >> do men do this? >> they do this but we do it indirectly. will men do it against others a lot of times, it's direct. it's verbal. i didn't like what you did. with us we don't say it so directly. >> so how did you do this study? there's one study that we did where we had women come to the lab, and they thought they were going to be talking about how women deal with friendship.
and in fact we had a sexy confederate interrupt their conversation. so somebody who was dressed in a sexual provocative outfit. we secretly videoed taped and audiotaped their reaction to this individual. almost everybody except for two were indirectly against her. >> why did you think it was important to do this study? >> most of what we know about women's aggression and competition is anecdotal. so we think we know and is that really the case. we needed to have science to support what our anecdotal evidence is. certainly, i can appreciate it's a little awkward to hear that women behave poorly, we don't like to be told the truth. but it's important, we have girls who take their lives over this about the way they're treated. recently in florida there was that young woman, i think she was about 14 that took her life
because -- >> bullying. >> yeah she was being bullied but indirectly. they were starting rumors about her and calling her out on the internet. so you can't change what you don't acknowledge. >> why are men different? >> well, men basically have to compete in the status hierarchy for men. they're competing for resources. for women, it's traditionally been they have more of a social network. whereas, men have more direct confrontations. what i found interesting here men get blamed for pressuring women to be thin or for shaming people. you know with people it really shows this is intrasexual competition with women. men want women to be faithful. they want their partner to be faithful. but they don't have a big problem with someone else being promiscuous. that's not above, that's a feature. that's like a fantasy. so the shaming is much like that indirect regression that women go through. the same for thinness.
men don't want women to be super thin. their ideal women is someone who is average weight or slightly above average. they want beyonce or jennifer lopez not ally mcbeal. >> indirect inaggression ever work? >> works. it's so effective. absolutely effective. because if you think about if you're compete for mates, let's say. you like a boy and somebody else likes a boy. you tell the boy that you think that person is a -- that person is less attractive that shows and debates that person's individual. so it works. when somebody gives us the silent treatment it really does hurt us when people call us names and say things behind our
back, we become depressed and anxious and suicidal. >> we stop it how? >> by acknowledging it. by maybe actually being strong enough and competent enough -- i guess strong would be a better word to accept that conflict is part of life. that sometimes you're going to say something that somebody doesn't like and it's not the end of the world that they tell you. that sort of thing. we're so sensitive, and i think we need to toughen up a little bit. >> boyce are oblivious, it doesn't work with boys. it goes right over their head. they really respond to i'm going to challenge you on the playground. i'm going to do better than you on the team. >> and they nail it right then. boyce don't pout the way girls do. >> and it's done with. as soon as they say it right, it'slt whereas we do that three-week pouting period. >> yeah. >> good to see you. john, thank you. and tomorrow we'll look at why few women are entering the
tech industry. jobs in that field can pay far more than other careers. that's tomorrow here on "cbs this morning." and only on "cbs this morning" one of hollywood's hottest producers takes us inside his own plot twist. >> you probably know filmmaker j.j. abrams for his blockbusters like "star trek" and "mission impossible." he'll tell you he's just a story teller but one in love with the written word. so much so he bought this vintage printing press and has now collaborated on a new book a mystery within a mystery. i'll have that story coming up on "cbs this morning."
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an interview you'll see only on "cbs this morning." tv fans know a.a. abrams as the creator of shows like "lost," aliens and person of interest. now the master story teller is collaborating on a book simply called "s." bill whitaker with it. >> it's all true. everything he wrote. >> reporter: foreboding
tantalizing. this trailer was not trying to lure you into a theater. it's part of a master plan by j.j. abrams inviting you to get lost between the pages of his book. >> everything that we read -- >> reporter: abrams may be best known for directing on screen spectrums like "mission impossible iii," super 8 and "star trek" into darkness. the time he was working on armageddon got abrams thinking about a book after this at l.a.x. >> it said whoever finds it, please read it and leave it for someone else to find it. it was this notion of a communication between two people. there was something about that that felt like it was the sea of something potentially exciting. >> you're watching -- >> reporter: the best seed of an idea that haunted abrams for more than a decade. all the while he was busy becoming one of the most prolific filmmakers in
hollywood. in 2009 he met doug dorst. abrams laid out his tale and dorst brought it to life. a three-time "jeopardy!" champion went to work taking a novel approach to the story. it's a book within a book. a harrowing tale two students try to decipher while communicating in the margins. but then you, the reader become sucked in as mysterious postcards and notes tucked in between the pages actually fall into your hand. he comes to you with this idea you don't go that's just crazy? >> oh, i did say, that's just crazy. and i have no idea if i can do it. but i'm certainly not going to say no to this. >> reporter: abrams "bad robot" production company creating the trailers. his production becomes evident in his office where he surrounded himself with a collection of vintage typewriters.
>> i'm old enough to have written many things before there were computers. so i would write on a typewriter. i loved it. bugs me when you go through offices there are no sounds of typewriters anytime. >> reporter: a work of a century print shop. >> it's a cool thing to see how many people have gotten into printing. >> reporter: abrams appreciation rounds him but at the same time his career is catapulting him into rarefied air. he was the producer of "star trek" and "star wars." a new "mission impossible" is also in the works. >> we have a number of projects at various stages. i try to be needed on all of these things. >> reporter: were you like the maestro? >> i'm more like a chicken with the head cut off. >> nobody nose the rules better than you but there's got to be an exception. >> reporter: abrams' film could boast $1.5 million worldwide. but he tells me he won't be
making a movie out of the book. he simply had a story to tell. for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker, los angeles. >> he is such a good director. >> i was going to say, good director. very fascinating guy. >> yeah. >> "star wars," "star trek," "mission impossible," he's so prolific. >> i like it. today, we're also talking about rebuilding along the new jersey shore, it reaches all the way to newtown, connecticut. we'll show you how a determined firefighter is helping shape the future by remembering. that's next on "cbs this morning."
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♪ a new jersey firefighter is leading an unusual effort to help areas ravaged by superstorm sandy one year ago. the focus is on children. don dahler shows us how the movement finds inspiration from another tragedy. >> reporter: this is the sound that's been missing from this part of the jersey shore. kids. just having fun. on a newly opened playground that serves as a testament of resilience and lasting tribute. located across the shrewsbury river from the coast that bore the brunt of last year's superstorm. now it's part of a memorial project to honor another tragedy. the death of 26 children and teachers killed at sandy hook connecticut. other than the word sandy what do the tradition dishave in common? >> well a loss.
the need for hope and recovery. >> reporter: bill lavin is a new jersey firefighter and founder of where angels play foundation. an organization that relies on community support and the volunteer efforts of mostly first responders to build playgrounds in devastated communities but firefighters and cops aren't the only ones doing the work. the parent fathers, mothers, brothers and sisters of people involved. >> we think it's certainly cathartic for us. and it has been very cathartic for them to give back. >> reporter: this year it's dedicated to daniel barden a 6-year-old who loved to draw. his art now part of a playground bearing his name. it's more than a memorial. you really tried to capture some of the essence of these children. their artwork? >> yeah there's no question that their spirit is reflected in every bit of this again from their favorite drawing.
daniel wanted to be a firefighter. there's a fire truck here which is special to us obviously. >> reporter: 15 more playgrounds are planned in memory of the shooting victims each caught in the path of superstorm sandy. a final playground will then be built in newtown. that one dedicated to the first responders who spent the past year rebuilding communities united by separate tradition dis. why do you do it? >> well i do it because it makes me feel unbelievable. it's a privilege to know he's families and to watch the faith and the grace of which they're dealing with the worst possible tragedy. i do it because i wouldn't know what else to do. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," don dahler new jersey. >> we'll never forget sandy hook. it's nice to see the memory go on in some way. >> we talked about spirit but also there's this wonder spirit of community that exists. >> great
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hi, everyone. good morning 8:50. i am frank mallicoat. we have the cbs 5 headlines for this tuesday. a major crowd expected to march through downtown santa rosa this afternoon, in protest of the fatal shooting of 13-year- old andy lopez, shot and killed by a deputy who thought he was armed, but it turned out to be a fake weapon. san francisco supervisor scott weiner wants you to pay a quarter more if you order a soda here in the city. it would be a new tax on err can or battle of soft drinks sold in san francisco. they want to use the money for health, nutrition and activity programs for young people. he will introduce the legislation later tonight. and protests have a raleigh tonight against another
proposal. this time the supervisor wants san francisco parks to close between midnight and 5:00 a.m. time for the great forecast on this tuesday! >> yes. and we are going to see some clouds rolling by this afternoon. a little cool if you are headed out the door. yes, a cool day ahead enforcement getting around that. these clouds will start to part a little bit. we are seeing a couple of sun breaks inbetween the clouds. but, as we head throughout if day, still, the low pressure will be slow to move out of town. unseasonal cool temperatures all the way to the coastline. highs at the beaches maybe in the mid 50s. 50s and a few 60s around the bay. the next couple of days we will return to more sunshine. beautiful weather right through halloween! all right, the cbs 5 traffic report is coming up next.
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good morning. traffic is still really a headache for folks in the east bay due to a number of different accidents, many of which are clearing to the right hand shoulder. they are still causing delays from southbound 680, slow from concord toward san ramon. also westbound 580, red sensors through the livermore valley and pleasanton. the drive time is nearly an hour in those westbound lanes. also, a new crash causing slow traffic from hayward into freemont.
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