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tomorrow morning. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday, march 5th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." secretary of state kerry is about to face his russian counterpart. margaret brennan is in paris with the billion-dollar plan to save ukraine and stop a showdown. a dramatic rescue in florida. the rush to save a mom and her three kids after their minivan ends up in the atlantic ocean. and will legalized sports gambling tackle organized crime? a former mobster tells "60 minutes" forget about it. but we begin with the "eye-opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> it is clear that russia has been working hard to create a pretext for being able to invade
further. >> the u.s. tries to defuse the crisis in ukraine. >> secretary of state john kerry will meet with his russian counterpart in paris today. >> there are reports this morning that russian troops have seized two ukrainian defense missile system in crimea. >> sanctions could be imposed on russia if it fails to de-escalate by tomorrow. >> if you like your health plan you may be able to keep it longer. the "washington post" says the obama administration is rewriting rules. mom and dad are victors against a daughter for whom they refused to support. >> in florida, a woman and her three children are safe as a dramatic ocean rescue. they were inside a minivan that drove into the surf at daytona beach. >> what were they thinking about? >> electrical contractors believed to be at fault for a huge explosion in south jersey. at least ten homes were destroyed. >> chaos. didn't know what was going on,
what had happened. >>nother member of the bush family has entered the political arena. george p. bush won texas land commissioner. >> what is the burrito without guacamole? chipotle is warming climate changes could drive up prices. >> oh, that? >> check him out. >> he has some moves. >> the wobble dance. >> draws the attention of talbott! oh, and he took one in the chop. >> and all that matters. >> -- has no idea as to the nature of vladimir putin. >> the president is getting outplayed. what is this, casual doom's day? meanwhile, putin shirtless, stroking a tiger looking in the infinity mirror. >> on "cbs this morning." >> and lil wayne owes $12 million in back taxes. the rapper says it will take six months to repay the debt, because of the way he plans to do it. [ laughter ] >> this morning's "eye-opener" is presented by toyota.
let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning, norah. >> good morning, charlie. as you wake up in the west, there are signs that the crisis in ukraine may be ended by diplomats and not armies. it may not be easy. top officials from ukraine, russia, the united states, britain, and france are in paris paris. the west is ready to offer ukraine billions of dollars in economic aid, but secretary of state john kerry says this morning that the russians and ukrainians have not yet agreed to meet face to face. >> kerry said yesterday in ukraine's capital that russia broke international law, but there's no need over the violation. >> president obama and i want to make it clear to russia and to everybody in the world that we are not seeking confrontation. it is not appropriate to invade a country and at the end of a barrel of the gun dictate what
you are trying to achieve. that is not 21st century g8 major nation behavior. >> margaret brennan is at the palace where secretary kerry is getting ready to sit down with russia's top diplomat. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, and good morning to the west coast. russia's top diplomat is here in paris, but it's not clear whether or not he'll meet with ukraine's foreign minister. secretary of state john kerry had hoped to get the two talking to find a peaceful way out. kerry will meet himself with lavrov later today, and his message is that there is a way out. the u.s. is asking russia to send troops back to their bases, accept international monitors and endorse may elections to set up a new ukrainian government. the u.s. had hoped to set up european union wide sanctions on
russia, but german chancellor angela merkel today president obama yesterday she's reluctant, because there are deep ties between the two economies and germany's very reliant on russian gas. so the u.s. may have to go it alone and sanction russia itself in the coming days. the e.u. did agree on one thing. a $15 billion aid package to this i is to pull ba >> yeah i think everybody gnizes that although russia has legitimate interests in what happens in the neighboring state, that does not give it the right to use force as a means of exerting influence inside of that state. >> and this morning, russian president vladimir putin said that political tensions should not interfere with, in his words, our current economic cooperation. elizabeth palmer is in
sevastopol sevastopol crimea. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: now that president putin has backed off on his option to expand the invasion the situation here in crimea has sort of devolve into a waiting game. this is just one of the military bases loyal to kiev. this may be a siege, but it's a relaxed one. the wives and families of ukrainian soldiers arriving with food for their men. not so much scared for them as outraged. she says, "it's humiliating, our soldiers being told to disarm. as a woman, i imagine it's like being asked to strip naked by strangers." so what next? the russian soldiers around the base weren't talking. you don't know how long you'll be here? the truth is they probably have
no idea. moscow will certainly resist giving up control of this vital territory, home to the russian black sea fleet. but what happens to the ukrainian soldiers holding out from one end of the peninsula to the other? apart from a few high-profile officers switching sides, the troops have held their ground on dozens of bases and even on military ships. commander alexi said marines never surrender. nobody wants to swear an oath to a dubious government, but the troops have been crushed emotionally. crews of two navy ships fassened their mattresses to the rails to prevent the russians boarding. and in a powerful symbol of loyalty, the ukrainian navy's biggest warship is still flying the national flag. moscow could insist that all this be handed over to the russian military to control in the future, but this matter, too, is now in the hands of the diplomats.
in fact, the diplomatic process has already engaged here in southern ukraine. two teams of international observers have arrived. one civilian, one unarmed military, to get a first-hand look eyes-on of the situation down here. >> thanks, elizabeth. robert gates appeared on my pbs program last night to talk about ukraine before going to the pentagon. gates spent 26 years at the cia. he became the agency's go-to man on russia. gates is wearing a neck brace because of a recent fall. at the cia and at the defense department, you have access to all kinds of analysis of vladimir putin. what do you think he's up to? and how far is he prepared to go? >> well, i'm kind of amused by this -- some of the headlines that i'm seeing on tv and elsewhere that he's lost touch with reality or that he doesn't understand that this is a new world or whatever. he knows exactly what he's doing. he is trying to re-establish russian influence and a measure
of control over the former states of the soviet union. he doesn't want to bring them back into the soviet union. he doesn't want to re-create the soviet union. he just wants them in effect to be part of an alliance with russia, but where they essentially do russia's bidding. and he's trying to prevent them from moving to the west. >> is the president handling this about right, or not? >> i think he is. trying to get the allies on the same page and being willing to collectively first threaten and then potentially implement severe sanctions against russia for what they have done in ukraine is exactly what he should be doing. i think the challenge the president faces is that our allies may not be as willing to
go along with these sanctions as they should be. we're hearing from the u.k., from germany, elsewhere a reluctance to impose banking sanctions, to impose trade sanctions, and so on. so i think -- i think that the administration and the president personally have their work cut out for them. >> so the question to you is, what should we demand for them to lift those sanctions? >> i'm skeptical that the europeans will get behind a set of serious sanctions, okay? that's one of the risks for the president. if he pushes too far and the united states gets too far out in front and the europeans -- he looks behind him, and none of the europeans are there, then we risk being the ones isolated here. so, i mean, i'm not optimistic about how this is going to turn out, quite frankly. partly, in no small part, because i don't think that the europeans are prepared to take the steps necessary to put the pressure on putin militarily in eastern europe or economically
and politically elsewhere, including in ukraine. >> and that's a bad omen for the future. >> i think so. >> gates also said fellowin's tone down their criticism of obama. he said name-calling will not help the united states achieve goals in the ukraine. >> he says essentially that the troops will be there for a while. >> he does, because he doesn't think the sanctions will happen sufficiently because he doesn't think the allies are willing to do it. and what we've heard this morning suggests he may be right. >> from germany, indeed. on wall street the dow is down in early trading at this hour, despite financial markets rebounding as ukraine starts to quiet down. the dow opened the day after 228-point gain tuesday, the biggest one-day climb since september. the s&p 500 hit a record high for the 49th time in the past 12 months. this morning, critics of the president's health care law have a new target for their anger. another major delay.
the obama administration will allow insurers to continue offering bare-bones lanns, even if they don't comply with the minimum standards. jan crawford is in washington with the newest twist in the rollout. jan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, charlie, nora. good morning to our viewers in the west. last fall, the president allowed some of the no-frills plans to stick around, after an outcry from millions of consumers who had their policies cancelled. now, the white house is hoping to prevent a similar scene just before the midterm elections. with consumers outraged over cancellations, the president announced last november that americans could keep their plans for another year, even if they did not meet the affordable care act basic coverage requirements. >> i completely get how upsetting this could be for a lot of americans, particularly after assurances they heard from me that if they had a plan they liked, they could keep it. and to those americans, i hear
you loud and clear. >> reporter: now, cbs news has learned the administration will allow insurers to offer the substandard plans even longer avoiding another round of cancellations just weeks before the midterm elections. republican senator kelly ayotte said the white house is trying to protect vulnerable democrats not consumers. >> if you look at the timing of it, it's designed to delay until right after the 2014 elections, and we already know what happened when people started to receive cancellation notices last time. >> reporter: news of the extension comes just three weeks before another critical obamacare deadline march 31st, the last day to sign up through an insurance exchange. last month, the vice president warned that enrollment goals may not be met. >> initially we talked about why the end of this period having 7 million people lined up. we may not get to seven, but we're going to get to five or six, and that's a hell of a start.
into the water. >> they realized there was another child still stuck signed the vehicle. >> the kids are screaming there's a baby there's a baby. i get back to the van and by this time a cup p lifeguards made it down there to us and come to find out there was a baby in the -- still strapped in the seat, but we got her. >> reporter: a lifeguard can be seen carrying that child dressed in red away from the car. authorities are investigating how and why the car got into the water. all three children and their
mother were taken to the hospital to be examined. >> local police tell us right now the children are in state custody. the department of children and families is also investigating the incident. charlie and norah. >> terrell, thank you. for decades china has pursued economic growth with regard to the coons kwenss. now that is changing. dirty air is too big a problem to ignore. seth doane is air that's plagued this city and elsewhere in china. this morning the government vowed to fight this. speaking to the nearly 3,000 delegates gathered in beijing's great hall of the people china's premier said he was declaring war against pollution. we listened to the nearly
that they're working on a report about the cia's detention and interrogation programs. >> the long beach plus telegram says former secretary of state hillary clinton is comparing russia's actions in ukraine to nazi germany. -- places like czechoslovakia and romania and other places. hitler kept saying they're not being treated right. i must go and protect my people, and that's what's gotten everybody so nervous.
reporter karen robes meeks at the event, confirmed the quote. says >> the ceo of general motors is launching an internal review ataunching issue how they delayed reporting a defective switch. the cars involved in the recall are from 2007 before. and the candidates facing off to be the next governor of d the "sta texas. h the lone star state held the first statewide primary tuesday. republicans chose greg abbott to succeed rick perry. wendy davis coasted to the democratic nomination. it's 7:19.7:19 ahead, the $100 million bet to legalize gambling and what it hat may mean for the mob. first, time to check your local weather.
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your realtime captioner is linda macdonald. it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is in mountain view today. he is there to sign a business agreement with governor brown. he is also promoting a new cbs series highlighting tourism in israel. the oakland city council has approved part of a controversial surveillance program. the domain awareness center is a proposed hub to monitor surveillance cameras. but the council approved the program only for the port of oakland. big problems during the morning commute after a bart train hit someone on the tracks overnight. police say the person was trespassing near the south hayward station in an area not open to the public. with more on that here's elizabeth. a big headache for bart riders early this morning. we just got off the phone with a bart official and they say
they are in the process of re- opening the tracks and getting bart trains running right now. in the meantime, earlier this morning no service between south hayward and fremont. 7:30 was the time we were told that they were hoping to get trains running. that appears to be the case any moment now. ac transit also on time. caltrains and ace train number one no delays. out to the roads, southbound 880 slow into fremont because of an earlier crash. lawrence has the forecast after this.
a lot of clouds outside right now. we haven't seen much in the way of rainfall just a couple of scattered light showers overnight mainly north of the golden gate bridge. but we are going to see some changes as we head throughout the day today. we have some thick fog developing outside. and it looks like that is going to give way to a chance of some showers late in the day. temperatures only going to be in the 60s and the low 70s.
a doctor in baton rouge is warning people that the beach can be covered with filth, bacteria, and even the flu virus. true. they're suggesting that you watch your beads in hot water and soap as soon as you get home clean up the big mess after a cold and wet fat tuesday. >> that man had a good time with his dirty beads. >> that's funny. >> feeling no pain. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour jack ford takes a closer look at sports gambling. how it will impact organized crime. we'll preview tonight's report.
plus a ruling in a case that's getting national attention. the teenager who was suing her own parents, trying to force them to pay support, tuition, and more. that's ahead. public schools and teachers are on fire on both sides of the cocrowd. de blasio wants to limit charter school growth. meanwhile tenure school laws are being challenged. bill whitaker looks at a surprising group of plaintiffs. >> reporter: this group of nine public school students is sueing the state of california. they claim state laws mandating teacher seniority end up protecting incompetent teachers. ray lean monterosa says she fell behind in reading. >> i have teachers who do not show up to class and when they do show up. they sit in the corner not doing
anything. think don't teach. >> in los angeles teachers can secure tenure after only 16 months in the classroom. michelle rhee ended teacher tenure when she ran d.c. public schools. she calls this california lawsuit a civil rights issue. >> those kinds of laws have led to a situation where foreign minority children in the state are diggs proportionately impacted meaning they're saddled with some of the lowest pofrming teachers in the state. >> erica jones teaches kint kindergarten in inner city l.a. >> it's a huge misperception. what, half of us are ineffective? 75% of us are ineffective? she says the law gives a right to due process if they're dismissed. >> the more you want to focus on ineffective teaches, the less you focus on the fact that the schools are ineffectively funded. the schools suffer every day not
because of a teach irbut because they don't have the services they need. >> l.a. schools superintendent don dacey -- >> you take those resources and either invest to create greater support for students or invest in a very lengthy process to remove ineffective teaching. >> reporter: the l.a. school district paid a $40,000 settlement to a third grade teacher who was convicted of sexually abusing students. in return for the settlement. the teacher, mark berndt agreed to stop challenging his dismissal. he's now serving 25 years in prison. >> we have to protect teachers' rights. but it basically ensures once you have tenure you have a job for life regardless of performance. >> you give me a school that's fully funded and we'll give you
effective teachers. we do so much with so little. i spend close to $5,000 on my classroom every year. >> of your own money. >> we all do. we all do. >> reporter: the students' lawsuit is funded by millionaires seeking an overhaul of public education. the trial should conclude this month. for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker los angeles. >> bill did a nice job reporting that piece. teachers work so hard taking care of children educating our children. they're not paid enough, not treated fairly and yet there are changes that can't be made. >> you can't paint them all with the same brush. >> nothing's more important for the country and these kids. >> i hope they get it right. a return now to book makers and organized crime, those members have long profited in the high stakes world of illegal sports gambling. new jersey is now appealing to the supreme court to legalize
betting on games. the state hopes to collect millions. the ruling won't put the mob out of business. >> reporter: if it becomes legal, governor christie says there would be strict state oversight much like it works at atlantic city cass see noe today. but angelo lutz businessman and restaurant taur says if it wins i won't have much of an impact on the share of crime and industry. he said the shares will always be guided by the guy with the money in his pocket. >> he's still going to call the book maker to pet because he can bet with no money. >> wouldn't the book makers lose some of their business? couldn't they say i could bet with so-and-so or take my wife and family and have dinner and drinks and watch games.
>> who cares. he's the general better. you want the genuine gambler. you're not looking for john and nancy adams to order champagne cocktails and pomegranate martinis. that ain't what you do. that and it your weed. that ain't where you draw your money from. >> reporter: he says he's given up mob gambling and supports legalized gambling. >> if it can help fix roads, cetera why not. >> you made a good luving running an illegal operation. why now would you say i'm okay with letting the state of new jersey take over my illegal gambling operation. >> because they won't take it over. it won't put a accident in it. it's one more book maker coming to town. they're just getting a piece of the pie. new guy in town.
>> jack ford. good morning. >> where did you find these guys? >> they're telling the truth. >> they were deeply involved in the illegal sports betting business. both of them did some time in jail. they've done their time. they were willing to -- what we wants to do was pull back the curtain on this because it's such an enormous business. estimated $400 billion a year bet illegally on sports in the united states. >> and do you think that the state s states and say you've got a point. we can't fight this. >> new jersey has said this and there's some other states on the periphery waiting to see what happens with new jersey's challenge because new jersey is saying why should just the state of nevada be the only one that has expansive sourcing. why can't everybody else. they're saying look if we take some of the business away from organized crime and in the meantime -- this is the argument they're make isn't that a good
thing. >> why are major league sports opposed to moving beyond las vegas? >> their position is norah, they're saying look if we do this institutionalize this it is going have an impact on the credibility of the game and they're concerned about protecting the credibility. >> how much do they generate? >> $100 million-plus. the population voted overwhelmingly for this. they said this could be an important asset for us and they claim let's let us regulate it rather than let organized crime rate it. >> what do you think the chances are that the supreme court will hear the case. >> you know statistically, gayle, that's hard. they get 10,000 applications each year. they hear maybe less than a hundred. what's interesting about this is its fundamental states rights issue. they're saying if you don't have it right now or within the year you can't have sports gambling and new jersey is saying why
should they say yes to one state and no to another. >> do they have a shot at winning? nnch >> if they can get to the supreme court, they have a shot. the question is can they get there. >> jack, thanks. good to see you. you can watch jack's full report tonight on cbs "60 minutes sports." that's on showtime. >> a girl leaves home and then sues her parents. we'll talk about that on "cbs this morning."
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when it was time to get up the president needed helping hands from the students. >> is that a blackberry attached to his waist? >> it is. he's got that secured to him. >> good for the kids to be able to spend time with the president one on one. >> and be able to pick the president up. now we turn to this story. a courtroom drama in new jersey can be a cautionary tale for families with teenagers. a high school student sued her parents for financial support after leaving home. alexis christoforous shows us
equired to pay rachel's college tuition. alexis christoforous, cbs news. and despite tuesday's setback, canning's lawsuit is still going forward. the judge ordered both sides back to court on april 22nd and as you heard he suggested the family go to counseling. gayle, you've had teenaged kids. >> i see that. it's heart breaking to me. i flow are two sides to every story but i love the judge's thinking. let's figure out a way to work it out. >> there seems to be a conflict in facts here. >> it does. it really does. as a parent kids have to have rules, yeah. if i was sitting in court, i'd be very upset at that particular rate. there's something not right about that. >> son daugh
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morning commute -- after a bart train hit someone on the tracks good morning. 7:56. i'm frank mallicoat. in the headlines, big problems during the morning commute after a bart train hit somebody on the tracks overnight. police say the person was trespassing near the south hayward station in the area not open to the public. the station by the way just reopened about a half hour ago but it was a mess this morning. early this morning, the oakland city council approved part of a controversial surveillance program. the domain awareness center is a proposed hub to monitor surveillance cameras but the city council approved the program only for the port of oakland. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is coming to the bay area today. netanyahu will sign a business agreement with governor brown and meet with a number of silicon valley leaders. he is flying up from l.a. this morning.
good morning. all bart service has been restored. we are in recovery mode maybe slight delays out of the east bay but again, the big news is that the investigation has been completed as of about 7:30 and so now the south hayward-union city and fremont stations are all reopened. ac transit also very quiet this morning no delays. caltrain there were earlier delays. and ace train problem-free. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence with another check of your forecast. >> all right. a lot of low clouds and fog. showers north of the golden gate bridge. that could change toward the afternoon. we have a storm system off the coastline. that likely to bring some rain in the north bay first and then spread to the south as we head in toward later afternoon. 60s and low 70s. showers continuing until tomorrow morning. safeway presents real big deals of the week.
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♪ good morning, everybody. it's 8:00 a.m. in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the u.s. and its allies are offering billions in economic aid. dr. holly phillips is in our green room. she will tell us why the hospitalcdc wants hospitals to cut down on antibiotics. here is a look at today's "eye-opener at 8:00.." and kerry will meet with
lavrof today. >> i am sceptical the europeans will get behind the serious sanctions. investigators questioning a pregnant woman this morning after she drove a van into the beat. >> i saw a little kid in the back, like waving and screaming, help, help us. >> and then the leaders here in china live under the very same skies. today in its strongest terms yet, the central government vowed to fight pollution. >> why would you say i am okay with letting the state of new jersey takeover the gambling operation? >> because they won't put a dent in it. a teenager leaves home and sues her mom and dad for support. could other mom and dads face the same pwags. radio shack to close 1000 stores throughout the u.s.
radio shack customers were very upset when they got the news on their pagers. > i' i am charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. ukraine's prime minister says his country's future will be decided today in paris. russian and ukraine and western diplomats are holding talks at the palace to resolve the millairy standoff. >> john kerry arrived and was followed by prime minister. margaret brennan is traveling with kerry and is in paris. >> reporter: second of state john kerry hoped to get the top
diplomats from ukraine. kerry himself will meet later today and ask russia to send troops back to their bases, and accept international monitors and endorse the next government. today ukraine got help from the eu which had a replacement of sorts for the $15 billion the russian promised but pulled back on. erup angela merkel told obama she is reluctant because of the deep financial ties before the two countries. the u.s. may go it alone and sanction russia if they do not agree to take back their troops and accept a way to the diplomatic way out. >> crimea may be given more
ataupb me but will never be allowed to join russia. and a confrontation with russia could turn into a standoff. >> reporter: what had been a standoff now desolvedvolved into a waiting game. everybody is looking to the diplomats to see what emerges at the bargaining table. dozens of bases across the peninsula, ukrainian troops stood there ground, and they remained loyal to kiev and that goes to the land troops and soldiers on ships. and some attached mattresses to the rails to prevent russians from boarding. and diplomatic process has
engaged here on the ground but there are two observers, one civilian and one unarmed military and two american delegates, and they are assessing the situation to try to look at how to proceed. a new government reports warns antibiotics are being misused, especially in hospitals. some hospitals are prescribeing three times as antibiotics as other hospitals. you sitting against the orange pillows was pretty but that has nothing to do what we are going to talk about. is this a case of hospitals and doctors backing away from
prescription pads? what is going wrong? >> what the report shows is that about half of patients before they leave the hospital are given an antibiotic and in many cases they didn't need it. when antibiotics are needed doctors and hospitals are not making the best choices. we're reaching for the big guns when something weaker would have the same affect. >> this has become a emergency situation, right? >> it's all about super bugs. these are drug resistant bacteria where nothing available to us can treat them. what the cdc says is super-bugs are emerging faster than new antibiotics to treat them. what i like about today's report is it's offering a feasible solution, instead of saying this is a big problem, the cdc is looking for $30 million over the
next five years to basically set up labs in different regents of the country so the moment a new strain emerges we could be all over it and eradicate it before it spreads into the community. >> is that enough to duty job, do you think? >> i hope so. it's a feasible solution not cheap, but hopefully it will work. >> don't you think it's not just about hospitals and doctors but it's about patients? we have gotten so used to every time we have a cold calling our doctor and asking for a z pack or something that antibiotics won't cure? >> yeah doctors are responsible and we need to step away from the prescription pad, but that was done more easily when we're
all on the same page. >> what are you telling us to do? >> antibiotics are used for bacterial infections if you have the flu or cold in a period of time it will go away on its own. obama spoke yesterday. >> i think it's probably fair to say there are things that did not go as well as we intended them to. we would have a stronger position in the phone market today if i could re-do, for example, the last ten years. >> palmer defended microsoft's record as an inowee innovator. >> charlie, does he always speak like that?
does he scream like that when he is talking? >> yes he is a born salesmen. >> is that worth pointing out because it's a little jarring. three months ago amazon's ceo showed "60 minutes" how the company may use drones to deliver packages. this morning facebook is in talks to buy drone maker for $60 million. the deal would help provide online access to people in remote parts of the world. these aircraft can fly 12 miles high for up to five years without landing. an update this morning on the story we told you about last week. remember the buried treasure a california couple stumbled on to gold coins on their property, and now historians think it
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this morning a california scientist is working on a new project. craig winter wants to fight some of the biggest health problems we face. >> in china the focus is on children, but the research going on there is raising concerns about the future of science. wyatt andrews travelled to a chinese lab. >> inside a converted shoe factory in shenzhen china, they search for genes linked to human intelligence. >> it's decided by your parents. >> 60%? >> yeah, so we want to prove it. >> the man in charge of the project is zhao. >> we are looking for the smart people. those that have a high iq.
>> he works for the bio-tech giant bgi that owns more of these machines than anybody else. >> it's generating tons of data. >> what part of their genes are the same? >> yeah, that's important. >> one of the people selected and who volunteers his dna is boston software developer, jeffrey kaufman. >> this is something if executed well could be very positive for our society. and for the world. >> but discovering the genetics of intelligence could be controversial. it would be possible to test a human embryo to learn if the baby is destined to be smart.
in vetro labs. bgi believes one day there may be a test for iq. >> in the future you are saying people could select for intelligence. >> the technology will be there. >> and given the choice most parents are going to rather have a more intelligent baby then a less intelligent baby and all other things considered and for the most part that seems like it should be a good thing. >> the fear is china could unleash a future of designer children. the stuff of science fiction. >> the 1997 film envisions the ethical dilemmas in a society that screened out human imperfection. >> i have taken the liberty of eradicating any potential
conditions alcoholism, and baldness, and propensity to violence. >> but at the national institute of health, but that technology is not there yet. he is the director of the national human geneo institute. >> that's tphaoeuis is not a simple test? >> it's not a simple test. >> he sees discoveries related to mental illness. >> how would you describe the ultimate goal? >> to help people and understanding themselves and to create a better world. >> this is a fascinating story, and i want to talk more about it. but first, if you are working on your taxes this morning, there
are important changes for minister benjamin netan-yahu is in mountain view today.. he's there to sign a good morning, it's 8:25. time for some news headlines. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is in mountain view today. he is there to sign a business agreement with governor brown. he is also promoting a new cbs series highlighting tourism in israel. the oakland city council has approved part of a controversial surveillance program. the domain awareness center is a proposed hub to monitor surveillance cameras. but the council approved the program only for the port of oakland. big problems during the morning commute after a bart train hit and killed someone on the tracks around 11:30 was night near the south hayward station. police say the person was trespassing in an area not open to the public. stay with us, traffic and weather.
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and traffic is backed up on the approach. san mateo bridge though looks great. no delay on westbound 92. that is your latest traffic. here's lawrence. >> a lot of clouds and fog showing up around the bay area this morning. it may not be long, we may see a little rain too. out the door grab the umbrella. this afternoon showers coming our way. plenty of clouds in san jose but i think it will take a while before we see rain in the south bay. so you have a low pressure center swinging off the coastline that will bring showers into the north bay as we head into the middle of the day. and then spreads slowly to the south into the afternoon. but before that, we'll see some very mild temperatures. some 60s even some upper 60s and low 70s in the south bay and parts of the east bay. cooler in the north bay. but looks like then the rain developing and then continuing overnight tonight into early tomorrow morning. then we'll dry out by tomorrow afternoon. should be a dry warmer day on friday and looks like mid-70s possible on saturday. cloudy on sunday rain sunday night into monday.
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour changing the game of having game. that's good. the hottest new dating app uses facebook and gps to find love or something close enough. ben tracy sits down with the creators of tinder and learns how match making comes down to the swipe of a finger. >> mr. right now. what does that mean? >> he might be permanent. >> when you want it now. >> mr. right now. >> okay. cool. all right. hi. hi, charlie. good morning. >> hi. >> how you doing, charlie? >> sometimes it's wise just to sit back and watch.
israel's prime minister lets loose. river rafting, bike riding, and staying up late. benjamin netanyahu did it all with peter greenberg. >> before we get to tinder, time to show you some of the morning's headlines. "the washington post" says the d.c. city council approved a bill eliminating jail time for anyone caught with an ounce of marijuana or less in their home. violators will face fines. "the new york times" looks at radioshack's plan to close 1100 stores in the united states. the one-time electronics giant reported a loss of $191 million in the fourth quarter of last year. it is struggling to keep up with big box chains and online competition. "the seattle times" says united is cracking down on carry-on bags that are too big. if you get caught you'll have to go back to the ticket counter, check your bag, and pay the $25 fee. >> we know some violators at
this table. >> yes we do. >> i'm not giving any names. "the los angeles times" looking at the aftermath of john travolta travolta's oscar flub after mispronouncing the name of singer dinam. travolta apologized and said he has been beating himself up over it. but he thinks the singer would say, let it go, let it go. >> now they're having a lot of fun at john's expense. you can travotify your name. you would be naomi ortiz. john's a good guy. "usa today" gives us a speak at spring. despite snow on the ground in washington, d.c. this week the cherry blossoms are around the corner. the iconic trees will be in full bloom starting april 8th.
that's only a few days later than normal and just in time for the cherry blossom festival. and michigan's "grand rapids press" says the city is doing away with a law making it illegal to willfully annoy someone. the city attorney says it's too hard to define annoying. that makes the law unenforceable. the partial government shutdown means tax filing season got off to a late start. you have less than six weeks to file your return. we look at the most important things to know this time. good morning. let's begin there. what's important to know this time around? >> well, some things have changed. we're all paying higher payroll taxes this year. you probably felt that earlier in 2013. if you are wealthy, you got a new tax bracket. if you're single earned more than $400,000 you're paying more. also, wealthier people are going to pay more tax on their
investment income, both capital gains and dividends. and there are some phase-outs of deductions that were in place. they got reinstated. basically, if you make a lot of money, you're paying more in taxes for 2013. >> what about changes to medical and dental expenses? >> this is interesting. if uhyou had a big medical expense or dental expense, it used to be you had to have more than 7.5% of your adjusted gross income that's the bottom right-hand corner, in order to make that tax deductible. that threshold is now higher. it's 10%. that's a big number by the way. it's a lot of dental work. i have to say, medical expenses can pile up. if you are above the age of 65, it is still 7.5% though. >> and the common mistakes people make that lead to you being audited. >> well normally it is not reporting income. so a mass error or not reporting income. huge audit flag. other common mistakes that really everyone makes where, you know, oh, i forgot to sign my
return or i forgot to date it. that's not going to lead to an audit. other audit flags, when you're self-employed, you are an audit flag automatically. if you take piles of deductions even if they're legitimate you're an audit flag. what does that mean? please, keep track of all of your receipts. you've got to have proof. the only good news is that very few people get audited because with the government cutback, the irs is pretty underfunded right now. >> the best tools to help you? >> irs has fantastic tools. irs.gov. that's the website. you should use it. the other thing that's really important, if you make less than $58,000, this is a big threshold, you get free software from the irs. it's great software actually. also, there is a refund tracking tool called my refund. it's better if you file electronically. can i put this out there? i know there are technophobes.
20% more errors when you paper file. e-filing does work better. >> thank you. if you question the power of online dating think about this. those relationships now lead to one-third of all marriages. there are now 1500 dating sites, but the one with a lot of buzz isn't really even a web page. it's a match making app called tender. ben tracy went to the university of southern california where it first got its spark. >> reporter: we're talking about tinder. what do you know about tinder? >> it's a dating app. >> i think people use it to like, meet new people and hook up or whatever. i don't know if many people use it to actually date. >> reporter: tinder is a free mobile app where you look at pictures of other people and decide if you like what you see. it's this site where you swipe people that you think are attractive. so when you're on it what do you do? what are you looking for? >> what am i looking for? >> reporter: yeah. >> i mean pretty girls.
>> does it list anything about the person, or it strictly a picture? >> reporter: it's actually six pictures. tinder also imports data from your facebook account and uses gps to select people nearby that it thinks you might like. if you don't like them you swipe left. if you do you swipe right. did you do a lot of swiping right? >> yeah. >> reporter: if you both choose each other you're a match and can then send a message. >> we are solving a real problem for people. >> reporter: sean and justin created tinder. they are both 27 years old. why is it called tinder? >> so tinder is actually -- why the [ bleep ] is it called tinder? no one knows, actually. >> reporter: let's try that again. >> tinder is the stuff you use to ignite a flame. so we are making a connection between two people and igniting sort of a relationship. >> reporter: a relationship that may last forever or for an hour. is tinder a dating site? is it a hook-up app? what is it?
>> if anythingt's anything our users want to make of it. it happens to be good at finding you a romantic partner, whether it's short term or long term. >> we've kept it broad and generic. we don't really tell you what it is on purpose. >> reporter: what tinder is is a hit. it launched just 17 months ago and has exploded. its users swipe photos 750 million times every day. both men and women find the app attractive. how many users do you have? >> we would love to tell you, but we won't. >> reporter: that's secret? >> it's highly secret. >> reporter: what they also don't mention is that tinder was born inside a giant company, iac interactive, owned by billionaire barry diller. iac is the lead investor in ok cupid and match.com. those sites make people create multistep profiles. tinder does not. it connects people based on looks. do you worry that this is shallow? >> not at all. it's no different than sort of
eyeing somebody across the room. but you have more information at your fingertips with tinder than you do in the real world. >> reporter: o'lympians in sochi used tinder to meet each other. two scientists connected in antarctica and became friends. and there's now a website devoted to bad tinder pick-up lines, such as if you were a fruit, you'd be a fine apple. did you have a good pick-up like? >> i said, what can brown do for you? >> reporter: a little u.p.s. line, huh? pretty good. props for that. so this is where you really started talking about tinder. >> yeah well we both went to school here. >> reporter: sean and justin both went to usc. they launched tinder by spreading the word at parties. >> a lot of people join because they think it's fun. i think they get this life-altering value. >> reporter: do you think that's a bit grandiose? >> i don't think it is. it's people that impact their lives. by introducing you to new people that's an opportunity to
change your life forever. >> reporter: sean and justin's lives are also changing, now that millions have fallen in love with their app. for cbs this morning, ben tracy, los angeles. >> you know, i have to say, when i first heard about tinder i was just kind of shocked. i thought it was kind of gross. i'll be honest. it was just a hook-up. now i think it's fine. you know people are meeting other people and start relationships, whatever they may be. but i sort of mellowed from my old lady reaction to it. >> come on grandma. it's 2014. i think it's great because the initial attraction is physical. you can act on it or not. >> all it does is make more expeditious what they've always been doing. >> more expeditious? >> well is there a age range on it? >> no, there's all kinds of, you know, age ranges on it yeah. and i think if you're looking for something quick, it might -- >> i'm never looking for
something quick. >> that's not what you said earlier, gayle. you told me earlier -- >> no, i think it's quick you can make a determination on whether you want to meet the person. but i always want long term. >> no overnight things for you. >> no, no. >> good. >> wait a minute. everybody here -- i'm not going to say it on tv -- knows what gayle wanted for her new year's resolution. we won't say it out loud. >> what did you want? >> remember? >> the thing about -- >> what was it? i'm serious. >> empty -- >> oh i said i didn't want empty sex. i don't want empty sex, no. listen we could do a whole hour about gayle, but we're not going to. but you know what i mean charlie. i think everybody wants something to love and be loved. >> i would say that's not gayle. >> you were teasing, yes. >> we'll make sure people know i'm teasing. >> your tinder is going to light up. >> that's gayle. all right. moving right along.
from this tinder to peter greenberg. he keeps israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu on the move. >> you've never seen him riding a bike? well, what do you know? and when you race against the head of state, guess who always gets the yellow jersey? >> wow. peter joins us with a look at his new special. i've never seen the prime the cloud is roling into the bay area this morning. you have a common cloud off the coastline and that will be the trigger to squeeze in showers as we go to the middle of the day and evening. temperatures are mild in the 50s and by the afternoon rain developing in the north and spreading into the south but not before squeezing in 60s and low 70s today. showers continuing overnight tonight into overnight
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu continues a rare visit to california today. he'll meet with governor jerry brown and visit apple and whatsapp. last night in los angeles, netanyahu was with another dignitary, you might say. that's our own travel editor peter greenberg. they attended the premier of israel, the royal tour. it's the sixth installment of peter's public television series where leaders guide him through their countries. here's an extraordinary look at their adventure on the jordan river together. >> reporter: it has become a getaway spot for israelis to escape the heat and enjoy a day on the water. we were joined by the prime minister's wife sara. of course, when you travel with the prime minister of israel you also bring along just a little bit of security and
press. not to mention a few travelers who suddenly find themselves rafting alongside a head of state. >> i'm shocked. a politician shaking hands with kids. that never happens. >> you know peter -- >> yeah? >> never in the history of rafting have so few been accompanied by so many. >> you got to row peter. >> i'm going it. >> it doesn't move with only one side. >> i'm doing it. there we go. >> that's great. >> all right, peter. great to have you with us from los angeles. good morning. >> good morning. >> so the prime minister saw the film. what's his reaction? >> well he actually saw it for the first time last night. his reaction was, why didn't you do two hours? he was thrilled. it's never enough. what can i say? but he was really thrilled because for the first time he actually got a chance to get out
of the office and show me his country through his eyes. >> and to see him in plain clothes was pretty fun. how did you two get together? >> well, this started about 13 years ago when we did the very first one with the king of jordan. since then, we always wanted to go to israel. it's just a matter of finding the right amount of time. a five or six-day window in his schedule. very difficult to get. it took a long time to do. when we finally did it he couldn't help himself. he couldn't wait to get out of the office and literally show me the country in a dune buggy, jet ski, boat, under water, we were going everywhere. >> peter, let me get this straight. you had five or six days with the prime minister of israel with all that's going on in the world? >> we did. >> wow. >> in fact it was actually more than that charlie, because on the second day of our shoot, he wanted to play soccer. there's the game right there. he's pretty good except for one problem. trying to kick a penalty kick to me, he tore tendons and ligaments in his leg was in a cast, and we were shut down for the next seven months while he
recovered. >> we probably should make you a goodwill ambassador from the u.n. >> you know what? it's a very interesting story when you think about the fact that all the people around him said he'll never do this, it will never happen, and he couldn't wait to do it. a completely different perfect perfective than you normally see. >> if you don't ask,
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outh but not before squeezing in 60s and low 70s today. showers continuing overnight tonight into overnight and dry on friday. during the morning commute -- after a bart train h it's 8:55, time for news headlines and big problems after a bar train hit someone on the tracks overnight. >> the oakland city council approved part of a controversial program and the domain awareness center is a hub to monitor surveillance cameras but the city council approved the port. benjamin is coming to the bay area today and he'll sign a business agreement with governor brown and meet with a number of leaders. a lot of clouds around the bay area this morning. we have fog down below and maybe some
rain headed our way so be prepared as we head throughout the day. we have gray skies looks like we've got shower in our direction, there's low pressure spinning off the coastlines, slowly rotates in toward our direction and that will bring rain in the north bay and spreading the south as we go to the later part of the afternoon. but not before we squeeze in mild temperatures and muggy conditions, and we have upper 60s in san jose. 68 and 64 in san francisco. rain becoming more wide spread tonight into early tomorrow morning and we'll dry things out. mid 70s by saturday. a chance for more rain late sunday night and into monday. we're going to check out your traffic coming up next.
>> good morning. an accident in oakland blocks lanes and slow down traffic. coming up at 9:00 the commute should wind down. again, that's the latest tweet showing the traffic begins to back up right around golf lane. heavy still on the freeway. an injury crash overturned accident and it's northbound 101, approaching sim natury. you can see traffic still slow on the other side of the freeway as well. southbound in the commute direction heavy from -- here's a live look at the day bridge. backed up for 20 to 25 minutes before you get
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