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up next. folks enjoy your tuesday. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: firstname.lastname@example.org ] good morning to our viewers in the west. it is is tuesday, april 15th, 2014. welcome to cbs "cbs this morning." boston shows strength one year after the bombing. the city remembers the victims and celrates the survivors. president barack obama issues a warning to vladimir putin during an intention phone call to ukraine. master champ bubba watson joining us. why he can't forget his unforgettable second win. >> we begin with you're world in 90 seconds. >> brings back the sadness but also brings back the strength,
spirit, we are strong. people are strong. i love that. >> tributes and tears on a solemn anniversary in boston. >> one year since the bombing destroyed the calm of the boston marathon shattering lives, leaving three dead and 260 injured. >> extreme weather tore through the mississippi gulf coast. straight line winds overturned 20 to 30. >> meanwhile freeze warnings posted from texas to illinois. >> president barack obama in a phone call urged vladimir putin to urge separatists to stand down. >> a russian fighter jet made 12 passes over the uss donald in the black sea. >> the cross-examination of oscar pistorius ended in his murder trial. >> your version is so improbable it can't be reasonably possibly
true. an unmanned underwater vehicle turned up nothing of interest. >> night owls got a treat overnight. the total eclipse of the year, known as the blood moon. possibility of phelps retiring. it can be bored unless you're on a flight with this sassy lady. >> all that matters. first lady michelle obama may have started a new trend with the help of a young designer. >> what's your name cute face? >> on "cbs this morning." rob ford and kimmell on the youtube program. >> i use that excuse way too many times myself. >> this morning's eye-opener presented by toyota. let's go places.
welcome to cbs "cbs this morning." good morning norah. >> good morning to you charlie. today we are boston strong. >> we begin with the remembrance . one year ago, the boston marathon bombings killed three, injured hundreds and left a city in shock. this morning after 12 hard months of recovery, victims honored. >> that includes preparations for this year's race monday. we are at the marathon finish live. elaine, good many. >> reporter: good morning to viewers in the west. last we're thousands lined the streets near the finish line behind me when two bombs exploded. today the city of boston comes together to remember the victims. joe biden will be among those paying tributes to what is expected to be an emotional week. at a solemn ceremony this
morning at the bombing sites, family members gathered to remember their loved ones. steps from the finish line, workers rolled out a prayer canvas filled with well wishes from across the country. >> you can imagine a 19,000 square feet greeting card. giant hug for boston. >> it's one of many tributes honoring the city before next week's marathon takes place. >> it's not the same. it gives you time to go through the healing process and the week after run the marathon and try to sort of get things back to normal for the city. >> reporter: boston's definition of northr normal changed last year when one of the city's most celebrated events ended in tragedy. back to ba bombs leaving three dead. campbell, lu and richard. 260 others were injured including 16 people who lost
limbs. at boston medical center where many of the victims were treated, a flag was raised in their honor monday. in the days that followed the attacks, boston's coply square was transformed into a memorial. thousands of items left behind are on display at the public library. another sign while boston may still be healing, it's more resilient than ever. >> it brings back the strength of everyone bonding together trying to make everything better. again the spirit of we are strong. the people are strong. this country is strong. i love that. >> reporter: at 2:49 p.m., the moment the first bomb exploded, there will be a moment of silence. afterwards, bells and churches throughout the city including the one behind me will ring in honor of the victims. >> all right elaine. thank you. on this anniversary there are new questions about how federal and local agencies share intelligence. this morning new york police
commissioner bratton and john miller returned to studio 57 to talk about that and boston security preparations. that's coming up in our program. the man accused of killing three people in the kansas city suburb could be charged with hate crimes. miller has a long record of racist. he had never been linked to violence until the shootings. dean reynolds is in kansas. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the suspected shooter in this case faces prosecution under hate crimes because even though none of his victims in this case was jewish, hate crimes are all about intent. when you combine the suspect's record of antisubmit statements with the killings here's, authorities say the intent was clear. >> we have unquestionably determined through work of local and federal law enforcement
agent says this was a hate crime. >> reporter: police chose not to elaborate about what exactly the 73-year-old suspect said after his arrest sunday, frazier glenn miller hasn't been quiet about his views over the years. a 1987 u.s. marshals wanted poster described miller as a leader of a right wing extremist group. he was caught later that we're in a mobile home packed with weapons and explosives. >> arsenal of weapons big enough to supply a small army. >> miller served time. fbi officials say he was still on their radar. >> we were aware of his existence, aware he was arrested, aware he was affiliated with certain hate groups. >> one of sunday's victims, 53-year-old had been visiting her mother at a jewish retirement home. she and the two others killed
were christian. >> i knew as soon as i came upon my dad he was heaven. >> she discovered her father shot in the parking lot before police arrived. then she saw her son gravely wounded. >> i could tell he seemed out of it. i couldn't even tell if i had tried to speak to him if he could have spoken. it was quick and blurry. >> reporter: both her father and son died. a family doctor had been taking his 14-year-old grandson to an audition for a singing competition. >> be sure and hug you're kids and tell them you love them. you never know. he had been practicing you're going to miss me when i'm gone. you're going to miss me when i'm gone. >> reporter: now instead of celebrating easter, families will be holding funerals for their loved ones on good friday. >> oh my goodness.
thank you. a massive cold front to the northeast and causing weather problems for millions this morning. strong winds mocked over more than a dozen house trailers last night along the mississippi gulf coast. there are reports of two injuries. central michigan is dealing with serious flooding this morning. tens of thousands of homes have no power. chicago got a snowy reminder last night of this year's rough winter weather. meagan of our chicago station wbbm is tracking this storm front as it moves east. >> good morning and good morning to viewers in the west. east coast under the threat of severe weather from florida to the peninsula with potential for strong winds. the storm system pushes eastward. there's snow on the northern extent that could dump as much as two inches from midwest to east coast. in the west, there's another
storm system coming on shore for pacific northwest bringing rain and mountain snow. california will remain dry. 71 in los angeles for the high today. 86 degrees in las vegas. phoenix 91 degrees. looks like seattle and portland both in the upper 50s. >> megan, thanks. president barack obama is asking russian president vladimir putin to tell supporters in ukraine to back off. white house officials say the two leaders discussed the crisis on the phone yesterday. president barack obama warned putin moscow would pay a price for separatist activity in ukraine. earlier the a russian fighter yet repeatedly flew by the oust navy destroyer in the black sea. we are in one of the cities where pro russian forces control government buildings. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. an antiterrorist operation against ukraine separatist is underway. some have surrendered according
to the country's government. so far we haven't seen any evidence of that operation. as ukraine is on the brink of civil war, any use of force carries very high risks. pro russian protestors now occupy the town's police headquarters and barricaded themselves inside. ukraine's antigovernment militants ignored an ultimatum from the country's leader to lay down their weapons and leave the state buildings they've taken over. inside the police station we found the officers who used to work here and who have now switched sides to join the protestors. they're still wearing their uniforms but now they also wear the orange ribbon that shows loyalty to a separate russian speaking eastern ukraine. their commander is in the central government was expecting trouble here and confiscated their weapons several days ago.
>> so you don't have any guns? you don't have any weapons now? >> yes. >> nothing? >> nothing. >> ukraine's leaders know if they use force to remove the protestors that could be a pretext for a russian military intervention. they fear a rerun of what happened in crimea last month when thousands of russian soldiers in unmarked uniforms moved in and an ex ed the region. nato says satellite pictures show tens of thousands of russian troops at the ukraine border. this protest leader denied russian involvement. these are all local people, he told us. what we did here was spontaneous. >> reporter: that may be true in the this area, many seizures of government buildings appeared well coordinated. moscow continues to deny that.
norah? holly, thank you. now to the search for flight 370. officials hope to deploy the u.s. navy robotic submarine again today searching the seabed of the indian ocean. we are in beijing to see why the first trip was cut short. seth, good morning. >> the bluefin-21 was sent down to create a 3d picture of the ocean floor beneath the ship listening for those pings. we know it went down and was expected to be down 16 hours mapping the ocean floor. after just about six hours, it reached its maximum depth limit of 15,000 feet. that triggered a safety switch that then automatically returned the submersible to the surface. at that point, investigators went through the six hours of data that were collected and determined there was nothing significant there. but we know from the u.s. navy, there was no damage to the sub.
the u.s. navy indeed plans to redeploy it. meanwhile, up to 11 planes and 11 ships took part in the search on the surface for the debris. we know from investigators that the chances of finding floating debris have diminished. the chief prosecutor finished the cross-examination of oscar pistorius in his murder trial. our correspondent is in pretoria south africa. pistorius was grilled about the moment he learned his girlfriend was dead. >> reporter: good morning. chief prosecutor nel talked about the moments pistorius found his girlfriend slumped in the bathroom. nel could not understand why pistorius screaming earlier was suddenly quiet. >> you shot four shots through that door knowing you're standing behind the door.
>> that's incorrect my lady. >> that you knew that she was talking to you. >> that's incorrect my lady. >> she was locked into the bathroom and you armed yourself with a sole purpose of shooting and killing her. >> nel spelled out the prosecution case telling the court pistorius shot his girlfriend after they had an argument. >> now you see her. now it's the opportunity for you to scream reeva, reeva, are you fine? why would you not scream then? >> i don't understand that question. >> you've now seen she's in there. the first time you know she's in the toilet am i right? >> that's correct. >> why did you not scream then? >> i don't know what the purpose would be of screaming. i was overcome with sadness and crying. >> after five days of salvaging, the end of the cross-examination, pistorius
advocate barry roux redirected questions to him asking him to read a valentine's card in which reeva steenkamp wrote, today is a good day to tell you i love you. she never got to give him the card. that's the day oscar pistorius killed her. >> thank you. a new report on beef prices expected to confirm what shoppers know. the price of red meat is skyrocketing. >> the pound of choice beef reached $5.20 in february, the highest in 27 years. contributor and analyst is with us from chicago. good morning. good morning charlie. >> why is it this expensive? >> supply is down because of the weather. a drought in the western states as well as this terrible winter have literally killed tens of thousands of cows. on the demand side, the demand is coming from overseas. particularly china, brazil, mexico, these emerging markets
where there's a direct correlation between wealth creation and better diets. people want more protein. that is here to stay. middle class are growing so quickly. we'll see high beef prices a very long time. >> in fact the hunger for american meat products in china is driving up the price of a lot of a em titems, right? >> that's right. with pork and a lot of things. you see milk and a lot of things. >> what's the impact on americans? >> well, one of the things we've seen in america is that there's the old saying chickens have come home to roost. that's actually true. we've switched to chicken. look at per capita consumption, chicken has jumped ahead of beef in america. that's a first. >> thank you. time to show you this morning's headlines. the detroit prepress says two
executives are leaving the company. the spokesman and key head of leader resources are leaving. it's the first since the recall of millions of vehicles. an analysis finds 90 cities where median rent is more than 30% of gross income. the average rent in miami eats up 43% of the typical household income. the san jose news says google is buying a drone company making high altitude flying vehicles. google plans to use them to deliver internet services in remote areas by deploying balloons. charges have been filed against the woman accused of throwing a shoe at former secretary of state hillary clinton. >> is that somebody throwing somebody at me? >> clinton was giving a
convention speech. allison is charged with trespassing and committing violence. and it is 7:19. ahead on "cbs this morning." talk of,, weather system sliding through the bay area. a whole lot of clouds right now. but by the afternoon, you'll see plenty of sunshine. overlooking san jose, cloudy start to the day but a promise of more sunshine into the afternoon. and today, kind of a transitional day. some warmer temperatures in the latter part of the -- but not as warm as yesterday. 77 in the napa valley and 66 breezy into san francisco. to major changes the next few days and a few clouds into the weekend.
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and good morning everyone, happy tuesday, 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening. an early morning fire forcing nine people including seven children out of their san jose full-time. officials stay it started in the garage at a townhouse on the court around 3:30 this morning. nobody was injured. raymond shrimp boy chow is expected to plead not guilty in court today. he's accused of money laundering in the case that also ensnared state senator leland yee. and two bay area post offices are open late for tax deadline day. it's tax day. the oakland main post office on 7th street and san jose's main post office that's an l undy avenue both are open until 8:30 later tonight and you can drop mail in the box later on after that as well. got your traffic and weather on this tax day coming up after
good morning, get a check of the bay bridge. it is backed up into the maze now. pretty typical stuff. the metering lights were turned on concerned 56. st -- around 6:00. also to the south bay still investigating a fatal accident. one lane is blocked southbound 101 at tully road. but it's in the commute direction northbound that remains really heavy. and that's your latest kcbs traffic. here's lawrence. a clot of clouds outside this morning. a weak weather system sliding through right now. but now by the afternoon, squeezing in some sunshine. 76 in san jose. 77 in napa and 66 and breezy into san francisco. next couple of days in major changes. a few more clouds as we head in toward the weekend. ,,,,,,,,
. everybody gets their very own bikini. as you know, there will be no whining or complaining. please and thank you. you're such a good looking flight attendant. >> a southwest flight attendant put on a comedy show. her scheme spiced up the regular safety instructions. the passengers applauded. she concluded with do what i say and nobody gets hurt. >> they were listening. >> when i went on southwest, they always do comedy routines. >> better way to get the message through. >> isn't that what we hear i a lot, do what i say and nobody
gets hurt? >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this hour, the most honored olympian in history might not be done after all. what it means for his chances for a fifth olympic bid. 65 million-year-old visitor arrived in washington. we'll look at the most complete and best preserved t-rex skeletons ever found. that's ahead. we turn now to boston. security is tight as the city honors the bombing victims one year later. it will remain heavy for monday's marathon. questions are raised about how intelligence agencies are coordinating critical information. a government report reveals communication gaps and opportunities m opportunities missed by the fbi before the attack. >> john miller and bratton with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> how is your former city
preparing for this? >> i think they're in great shape for this event both for the sports event and the security around it. they have spent an exhaustive year looking at every aspect of what went wrong and what went right last year. they're as prepared as any city could be for this event. >> let's talk about when went wrong. the inspector general report took fbi to task that they didn't interview the suspect's wife, go to the mass. watch groups didn't have information about his birth date and different spellings of his name. do you think that criticism is warranted? what lessons can be learned from that? >> fbi office in boston did 775 of those threat assessments that year. this is part of it. the rules they operate under, largely self imposed, stricter than the attorney general guidelines say if they don't find evidence of a crime or
supporting that threat of 90 day, they have to close that case. that's based on the theory you can't investigate someone forever based on a tip. the review the fbi did of that investigation said they ran every database, every cross check, checked with all of the sources that they had. then they went furtherer and did interviews with parents at home and so on. did they interview everybody they would like to in 20/20 hindsight, no. >> but the wife -- does that surprise you they didn't interview the wife? >> you can find fault in any case. looking at that today, certainly somebody you could have wanted to talk top. at the time i think they went as far as they could with what they had. >> one of the connections was the failure to connect the dots. what was interesting in this inspector general report, some of what the fbi found they did not share with local law
enforcement in boston. given now you head of nypd, how close is that connection with the fbi? >> extraordinarily close and getting closer all the time. the movement we have at police headquarters is the highest level of security you can get for any intelligence move. commissioner miller just recently expanded its activity. we like this with our colleagues at federal government. >> was there enough coordination between government agencies? >> i think that's one of the aspects of coming out of the bombing last year that some of this sharing that should have been done was not done. out of every negative you try to get a positive. one of the positives coming out of boston is we understand clearly the need to share,
share, share again. >> what do we make of what russians didn't do? >> what russians didn't do was sent a fairly vague report saying they were suspicious of tamerlan tsarnaev. they were written back three times saying do you have anymore to go on before they closed out their investigation? never got any further. the russians then sent an equally vague report to the cia asking them to investigate the same thing. >> you know, we've spoken -- >> i have to add, i have to suggest that russian intelligence had a lot more on tamerlan tsarnaev than they probably shared. what they were likely trying to do was protect their sources and methods. >> we've spoken from sur vooviv from the boston marathon bombings. they want to focus on the future
and not talk about the past. the questions, is boston safe today and for the marathon next week? >> of course. i'll be there myself. last year was one of the few years i missed the boston marathon. the police commissioner there, as a police officer i was there. >> you still have the boston accent is. >> it's like the red sox. marathon is part of the fever. it will be extraordinarily safe. >> is new york assisting? >> i'm sorry? >> is new york assisting with security in boston? >> we have some resources up there. we've been interacting over the last year. they've come to look at what we're doing. boston is doing an extraordinary job reaching out to see what everybody else is going to do for this weekend. >> may i turn to a light note. >> how is oir former correspondent doing as your deputy? >> so far so good. >> it's okay.
>> no, john is extraordinarily skilled. >> we'll take him back. >> in a couple of years you can have him back when i get done with him. john and i when we were in los angeles together he built up a tremendous counter terrorism capability there, the foundation for allowing him to step in this role so seamlessly. the city is well served. i'm well served. y'all are less well served. >> i don't know. he may be back all the time. >> all right. well commissioner bratton and john miller, great to have you here. thanks. >> thank you. the boston marathon is featured in this year's pulitzer prize. the new york times was honored for a photo essay focussing on one bombing victim. the guardian and the washington post won the pulitzer gold medal public service
exposeing the spy programs based on documents taken by former nsa contractor edward snow den. snow den calls the prize quite a vind occasion for everyone who believes that public has a role in government. donna won the pulitzer for fiction best selling novel "the gold finch." this morning michael phelps is getting ready to dive back in the pool. is he swimming towards another shot at the games? that's coming up next on "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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that's exactly what barkley would have done. >> let the children lead. >> where is that video from? >> i can go through here. >> let the children show you how it's done. olympian michael phelps is his name. dipping his toes back into competitive swimming. he's set to race later in arizona. the meet is the first since taking six medals in the london games years ago. we have talk of the olympic size comeback. >> good morning. michael phelps is most decorated olympian ever, owner of 22 medal, 18 of them gold. he's decided to test the waters once again. since retiring from swimming and hanging up his speedo two years ago, michael phelps seemed more focused on his back swing than his backstroke.
the olympian never wandered far from the pool whether holding clinics for kids or working with his old club in baltimore to stay in shape. karen covers swimming for the new york times. >> he's in a very competitive environment in baltimore training everyday along side some of the best swimmers in the world. maybe he looked at how he's fairing against them and thought, maybe i'm not over the hill. >> phelps' coach bowman says talk of another olympics was premature. news that phelps would swim in three sprint events in arizona ripple d throughout the sport. last summer phelps insisted he was not going to suit up again. >> i signed my retirement papers after london. there are no plans to head back to swim in rio. >> phelps' mother debbie told annan anderson cooper she didn't want
her son to stop swimming. >> i want to go to rio. he said we'll go on vacation. i said come on michael, a 53 sty style. you want him to compete in rio? >> i do. i've never been there. >> what's the chance if your mom wants to go. >> i'm done. >> the pool is sometimes too hard to resist. the four time gold medalist quit the sport in 1992 and won five medals eight years later in sydney when she was 33. swimming legend mark spitz came out of retirement at age 41. his hopes of making the 1992 olympics sunk. it's not just swimmers. michael jordan, brett favre and borge all tried to mount comebacks with mixed results.
phelps will be 31 during the rio olympics. >> he doesn't want to be the person ten years from now is thinking gosh, i wonder if i would have qualified for the 2016 olympics? >> we wonder. phelps has been training since september swimming five days a week in preparation for his upcoming meet. the next big event on the swimming calendar is national championships in august. it's not clear if phelps will be competing there as well. >> michelle, thanks. >> he should go for it. >> for sure. >> i mean, he's great. he's a fabulous swimmer. one of the greatest in american history. >> working out in baltimore suggests he still has the right stuff. every time i've talked to an athlete about why they come back, they simply say that's what i do. >> athletes do not like to retire. i would not go against debbie phelps. momma don't play. i a weak weather system
sliding through the bay area. a whole lot of clouds right now. but by the afternoon, you'll see plenty of sunshine. overlooking san jose, cloudy start to the day but a promise of more sunshine into the afternoon. and today, kind of a transitional day. some warmer temperatures in the latter part of the afternoon. but not as warm as yesterday. 76-degrees in san jose. 77 in the napa valley and 66 breezy into san francisco. no major changes the next few days and a few clouds into the weekend. bu bubba watson says he can't remember the last few holes of his second master's victory. he knows what happened right after the win. we'll ask him what it was like to celebrate with his son. he joins us ahead on "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota, let's go places. ah, ah, ah. hit it, guys! ♪ ♪ it's got a bin for your chickens ♪ ♪ a computer from the future ♪
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museum the next 50 years. visitors won't see it until 2019. i think that's worth a trip to washington in 2019. i think this is so cool. >> i've got reservations. >> i can't wait until 2019. i want to see it now. all right. coming up, how boston is confronting terrorism fears on this first anniversary of the marathon bombings. we'll ask the city's former police commissioner. that's next. gs. we'll ask the police commissioner, that's next. to dinner.t impossible to get them to sit down that's why we have... kfc dip'ems! a kfc dip'ems bucket, 20 extra crispy tenders.
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sky overnight..the moon appd owing reddish-oran good morning, it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. a spectacular sight in the night sky. the moon appeared to be glowing reddick orange if -- reddish orange. you could see a total eclipse of the moon just before 1:00 a.m. if you were away from the fog. an early morning fire forcing nine people including seven children out of their san jose home. fire officials say it started in the garage at a townhouse on moorings court around 3:30 this morning. nobody was injured. if you've had your eyes set on google glass today is the big day. google will sell its internet connected eyewear online for one day only. the cost is are $1,500. and if you really want a pair, don't wait. there's a limited supply. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
got an unusual traffic jam on the venetian bridge. for a while lanes were blocked and everything is now clear. this is southbound 680 approaching marina vista. still very slow though all across the span heading southbound. also living san francisco, we had this crash just cleared to the right hand shoulder. southbound 101 before cesar chavez. still pretty backed up though and chp is on the scene and live look at the san mateo bridge. it slows right around claw witter. that's your latest kcbs traffic. here's lawrence. a lot of clouds right now out there. in fact some low clouds and fog down below. even some mid to high level clouds with a weak disturbance sliding through the state. financial district there and high pressure trying to build in will do so behind that system sliding on by. the temperatures about # 6 degrees in -- 76-degrees in san jose. 74 in santa rosa and 66 and breezy in san francisco. next couple of days, very similar in the afternoon. ,,,,,,
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, april 15, 2014. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including the one-year anniversary of the boston bombing. but first, here is a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. today the city of boston will come together to remember the victims, paying tribute during an emotional week. >> i have to suggest that russian intelligence had a lot more on tamerlan tsarnaev than they probably shared, what they were likely trying to do was protect their sources and methods. the east coast under the threat of severe weather again today anywhere from florida all the way up to the delmarva peninsula. as ukraine teeters on the
brink of civil war, any use of force is very high risk. investigators went through the six hours of data that were collected and there was nothing significant there. the prosecution's case, that pistorius shot his girlfriend after they had an argument. a rare convenient overnight produced what's known as the blood moon. >> michael phelps is the most decorated olympian ever with rio games just two years away. it seems he's decided to test the waters once again. at the palm sunday mass, poem francis reportedly came up with his sermon on the spot the. everyone is talk iing about it, yeah. you could tell because he started his sermon with, is brooklyn in the house? this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is presented by panera bread. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell.
the people of boston will pause today to remember the marathon bombings one year ago. the attack killed three people and injured more than 260. this morning dozens of survivors are on page one of the "boston globe." the headline "one year, one city." >> a wreath was laid this morning at the spot where the bombs went off beginning one hour from now a tribute will ho honor victims and celebrate boston's recovery a. flag will be raised at the marathon finish line and a moment of silence will will be held at the time of the bombings that was 11:49 a.m. pacific time. cbs news will carry that ceremony live in a special report that will be anchored by scott pelley. and in a moment we'll ask former boston police commissioner ed davis what the city is doing to prevent another similar attack. first, four other people it at the scene remember the first moments of chaos. >> i was probably about 50 yards away from the finish line. i don't know, maybe 20 seconds away from actually finishing. and that's when i heard the
first explosion. >> i saw a runner with an orange singlet, an older man, and i saw him stagger and go down. my instinctive reaction was to go to him to help him because i thought he might have been hit by the flying glass. >> it to this day i don't even remember the gentleman on the floor. you start remembering stuff about people like, oh, you know, they say they're worried about you and you're trying to communicate with them, but it's just hard. >> i just thought it was a prank, are some kid maybe fireworks. i kept running. everyone around me kept running. i was maybe 50 yards from the finish line. i just wanted to fin ib the race. i was so close. i just wanted to finish. >> i remember turning in the direction of it and seeing smoke and people screaming and running, but i didn't even have a chance to react because before i could even say anything i heard the second bomb.
>> ed davis was boston's police commissioner a year ago. he is now a security consultant. he teaches at harvard university and is with us from boston. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> of all the things that you experienced, what one memory is deepest in your soul? >> i think it was the arrival on the scene at the forum restaurant and seeing the bodies of lind zi gzi lu and richard m. i realized it was terrorism at that moment and i also realized the loss that we were facing. >> so what has happened since then to make sure that you don't have to face that kind of circumstance again? >> well, bill evans, the new commissioner, and the boston police department have spearheaded an effort to increase security here dramatically. this is a much harder target to hit than it was a year ago. there will be three times as
many police personnel, undercover people in the crowds, bomb dogs, cameras. they're limiting access to anyone carrying anything heavy. this is going to be a very tight security sken cenario today. >> i'm thinking it's going to be one of the safest places to be in boston for the next few weeks really. but i love this phrase with boston strong. it is not just a catchy phrase, commissioner. it really speaks to the people of boston, who they are, how they feel about each other, how they feel about the city. at harvard university you asked for researchers to look into a course and you called it why was boston strong? what did you learn? why did you want to do that and what did you learn? >> that study was completed by dutch lennon and his partners at the kennedy school. they looked at everything that happened. they looked at what made us different from other crises that different people have run into. and they really recognized that it was about preparedness and collaboration. so the planning process was very solid and very structured.
and then the total respect that everybody had for each other on the team made all the difference in the world. >> but we also learned about the psychological resilience of the people of boston, right? >> right. i think a year later that's the most important story. i've gotten to know many of the victims and it is remarkable to see how strong they've become in face of this adversity. people who have had life-changing injuries, that are not only persevering but thriving. it really is the epitome of this phrase boston strong. >> so what do you attribute that to? >> well, boston is a tough town. there's a lot that goes on here, and there's great people. it's a big city but it's a small town in a big city. everybody seems to know each other. and i think that sense of community really makes a difference here. >> in our last hour we were talking to someone -- two people you know very well, bill bratton and jon miller. we were talking about an
inspector general's report. what do you make that there was a gap in communication between the authorities involved in the case? >> well, i think it's important to look at the ig's report and the congressional report. there are recommendations attached to each report. i think if we don't implement those recommendations as they've been stated, that we walk away from the memory of the people who died here. so these after action reports are extremely important and make us stronger as a country. >> and how are you personally feeling, ed davis, as we approach this very difficult time? >> well, i'm thinking about the people that we lost particularly, and honoring them today. there will be a memorial that starts at noontime. we'll all be there and we'll be thinking about what price we've paid as a city. but most ly about the strength f the survivors, jeff but a bauman and the other people. >> it's hard to believe it's been a year already. we thank you, ed davis, for joining us this morning. >> thank you so much, folks. a massive cold front is
puttinging a chill on spring. freeze warnings are post this had morning from the southern plains to the mid-atlantic. the cold air mass pushed snow into the chicago area this morning, and it's april. temperatures are expected to plummet. meteorologist megan glaros of our chicago station wbbm is tracking the system. i'll bet they couldn't believe it in chicago, megan. snow in april? good morning, gayle. i can say from personal experience that having to scrape your car in the middle of april is never a good thing. now that is the nuisance side of the storm system, on the northern extent of the storm system. to the south there is the threat for dangerous weather, for severe storms again today. anywhere from florida through georgia, south and north carolina and up into the delmarva peninsula with the potential for damaging winds and large hail there. what we see is that as the storm system pushes eastward, so does that risk for severe weather with but there is the potential for snow anywhere from the midwest all the way off to the east coast over the course of the next 24 hours.
and we could see as much as two inches of snow or more from ohio to upstate new york and into have the the have the. what we see in the west is another storm system coming onshore that will bring the potential for rain coming and going off and on all the way over the course of the next several days here across the pacific northwest. los angeles will top out at 71 degrees today and 86 degrees in vegas.,,
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in our "morning rounds" a in our morning round, a closer look of healing after the boston marathon bombing. one of the most critically injured survivors is a husband and a grandfather. elaine quijano tell us why that surgeon is a miracle worker. elaine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. when the first bomb went off
here at the finish line, john and karen odom were standing along boylston street behind me. the businessman and his wife were visiting fromc california. they never got that chance. >> there was a huge explosion. the thrust came from our left and it was very hot and it just knocked you down to the ground. and right away i could feel there was something wrong. >> reporter: john odom knew immediately it was a bombing. shrapnel had torn through arteries and veins in his leg. his wife, karen, tried desperately to help him. >> i knew we were in terrible trouble and he was losing too much blood. and our son-in-law appeared at my shoulder, taking his belt off and secured it on john's leg because he would have bled out right there on the street. >> i believed at that point in time that was where i was going to die right there. and i was okay with that, if
that's what was my time to go. >> reporter: but his family begged him to stay awake. the last thing he remembers is being carried to the ambulance. thousands of boston's doctors and nurses rushed to hospitals around the city and waited for the injured to arrive. among them vascular surgeon jeffry kalish. what kind of condition was john in? >> to be totally honest when i walked in and saw john, he had actual willy arrested, which means his heart had stop. >> reporter: so he was dead? >> he was for all intents and purpo purposes dead for a very split second. >> reporter: after the surgery dr. kalish told karen and the odom family to take things hour by hour. >> i told her that i didn't know if he was going to die, but i could not promise her at that point that he was going to make it out of the hospital. >> reporter: it was that critical for several days. >> and he was on life support for two weeks. he had 11 surgeries in 28 days.
and it was a rough time. >> reporter: the force of the blast had injured odom's brain, but eventually he recovered enough to begin his grueling physical therapy at spalding rehabilitation hospital. the day you met your physical therapist she asked you, what are your goals? >> i said my goals are to actually walk, to be able to dance with my wife, and to play golf. i had to learn how to do everything. i had to learn how to go to the bathroom, brush my teeth, comb my hair. >> reporter: doctors weren't sure if odom would ever walk again, but his physical therapist, jessica gilbert, encouraged him to believe he could. >> they don't know if i really thought i really could could until jesse took me down to the parallel bars and said, john, let's stand up. and i knew at that point in time i was going to walk and there was nothing going to stop me now. >> reporter: john odom did walk
out of that hospital, the last of the boston bombing patients to go home. and recently checked off one of his other goals, to dance one again with the high school sweetheart he married nearly 50 years ago, and the woman who stood by his side for nearly five months of treatment. what was that like to be able to dance again? >> very joyful for me, and couldn't take my eyes off her as i was dancing. >> reporter: last week the odoms returned to the hospital where dr. kalish saved john's life. >> i personally can't think of a more grave injury with the highest chances of dying at so many points along the way and such an incredible outcome. he definitely ranks as a patient and a situation i will never forget. >> reporter: the odoms are here today in boston reuniting with friends, family, and the people who helped john through his recovery. next week, they'll watch the marathon, cheering on the runners including jessica gilbert, the physical therapist
who taught john how to walk again. norah? >> what a nice button to that story, now that we've heard the story, we won't forget it either a. special shout out to the physical therapist, the medical team. when you are told you have hour to hour to live and have the story end that way. >> i know, that makes me tear up. i was thinking the same thing about how these doctors and physical therapists are the unsung heroes and now she's running in the marathon. i love he's married to to his high school sweetheart, 50 years together. >> dancing again. >> beautiful story. >> you know we never forget the three victims that were killed in the marathon but then you see the stories of the people that survived and recovered, boy, it's so bittersweet this time. >> thank you so much, elaine. and coming up, bubba watson stole the spotlight from a 20-year-old new cometory win his second masters. and bubba joins us with the highlights from his victory and the story behind that late night waffle house run. what was he thinking?
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hear my voice. alexander graham bell. >> all that mattered 129 years ago today, alexander graham bell recorded his own voice. the inventor of the telephone used a wax covered disk to capture the sound, but no one could hear it for well over a century. in 2011 researchers were finally able to play it back using a digital scanner. >> incredible. absolutely incredible. >> what i want to say to alexander graham bell is, thank you, sir. thank you, sir. >> more coming 0 up right after this. i'm john blackstone in missoula. most planes are like this one, some 60 years old.
we'll look at the challenging job of keeping these aging planes flying coming up on morning fire forced it's 8:25. time for some news headlines, an early morning fire forced nine people including seven children out of their san jose home. fire officials say it started in the garage at the townhome on moorings court around 3:30 a.m.. no one was hurt. raymond shrimp boy choi is expected to plead not guilty in court today. he's accused of money laundering in the case that also ensnared state senator leland yee. his lawyer alleges entrapment by the fbi. open late for tax deadline day -- ather... in just moment. both are open until 8:30 tonight. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,, what...
good morning, it's still a slow crawl across the venetian bridge trying to get into martinez, southbound 680 there was that earlier crash all lanes are now back open. but look at that. slow on 780 and 680 itself. all right let's go out to the east bay and check out eastbound highway 4 at a. street. an accident there blocking one lane. it's causing slowdowns in both directions through antioch and it was busy anyway and that accident is not helping the commute. out to the san mateo bridge. a little sluggish from 880 to
clawiter and things improve from the toll plaza to the high- rise. at the bay bridge backed up into the tot of the maze -- foot of the maze. here's lawrence. lots of clouds around the bay area today and we'll break them up in towards the afternoon but for now we're locked in with the low clouds and the fog. over the russian hill the cloudy skies looking to the golden gate but we can't see it very well there. more of it in towards the afternoon but still some lingering clouds out toward the coastline. weak weather system in the bay area bringing mid to high level clouds now too but in the afternoon they will sweep on by. our skies will clear out and the temperatures popping back up in the 70s in many spots inland and maybe places like brentwood in the low 80s. about 76 in san jose and 75 san rafael. little breezy into san francisco at 66 degrees and 66 in pacifica. next couple of days that big changes and then some cooler temperatures on friday and saturday with some clouds coming our way.
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hey. welcome back too "cbs this morning". coming up in this half hour, two-time masters champion bubba watson will join us. we'll talk to him about sunday's victory. and find out if augusta national really gave him two green jackets. >> plus, one couple's dream of traveling in the world from retirement went from reach to treatment. they are in our toyota greenroom. why they are encouraging others to sell their homes and hit the road. that's ahead. but right now it's time to show you some of of this morning's headlines. "usa today" looks at how anger in a marriage grows as blood sugar drops. and sticking more pins into a
voodoo doll when blood sugar was at its lowest. talking about sensitive matters with your spouse during our after dinner. >> and you can buy google glass eyewear today. until now, the glasses were only sold to those hand picked by the search giant. a limited number will be available for $1,500 apiece. and you have to sign up online. us airways is apologizing for a tweet with a pornographic image. us airways tried to flag it as inappropriate but it picture was mistakenly included in response to a customer. why was it going to the company's account? >> not a story worth repeating. wildfire season quickly approaching. growing concern about our nation's firefighting resources. colorado senator is calling on the pentagon to use military
planes as air tankers. john blackstone shows us why that is not the only one sounding the alarm about the depleted aerial fleet. >> it's the sight that gives hope to anyone fighting a wildfire and everyone threatened by one. the u. s. forest service calls them large air tankers. planes capable of dropping up to 10,000 gallons of fire retardant in front of fast moving blazes. if deployed early they can stop a wildfire before it in sepb rates homes and lives. but these days that's a big "if." many of the planes firefighters depend on date from world war ii or soon after. how old is this airplane that you fly? >> this particular one i believe was built in '54. >> paul is a a pilot with neptune, one of the companies that flies with the federal government. this p-2 was built to hunt for
soviet subs during the cold war. >> these are original type gauges. >> what about the danger in flying a 50-year-old, 60 er 60-year-old aircraft? >> i don't feel intimidated at all. >> they feel they are not only too old but there are too few of them. >> they have been flying tactical planes to coordinate tanker drops for 30 years. he watched as the number dropped from 40 in 2002 to just 10 last summer. their average age, over 50 years old. >> we have a serious threat here in this country with wildfire. we know that. it's a homeland security problem if there ever was one. we don't have the resources to begin to take care of it. >> the numbers dropped in 2004, when the forest service grounded most of its fleet for safety inspections following a series of deadly crashes, including
this tragedy in california that killed three crew members. that plane was 45 years old and suffered from fatigue cracking in its wing and in adequate maintenance. >> we've learned from our lessons in the past -- >> tom overseas the forest service firefighters efforts. he insists they are operating under stricter scrutiny. >> we feel between 18 to 28, the tankers are the numbers that we really need. now, we're not there yet. in the meantime, we're going to use what we have. the older air tankers. >> at neptune aviation, pilots say they feel safe flying the only planes. but keeping them safe is a job for the company mechanics. >> to the maintain the p-2s is challenging to say the least. >> hard to buy parts for this off the shelf now?
>> virtually impossible. we either have to have the part on hand, because there's nowhere else to buy it, or we make it. >> you make it? >> we make it in our machine shop. >> all the old stuff is in here. >> machinists rely on original drawings from the 1940s. building new parts to keep old planes in the air. >> half the time you've got to recreate the parts. >> yeah. >> find a way to build it. >> reverse engineer it. >> in some ways, this is a museum piece. >> in all ways, it is. >> the 10 tanker fleet it is assembling will contain two powerful aircraft. it could add up to seven more by the end of the year. the agency hopes to avoid a repeat of 2012 when half the time fire crews requested a large air tanker. they simply were not available. >> i feel impotent. not able to do the job we're
supposed to be doing. >> in the 78-year history of the masters, only 17 golfers have won the green jacket more than once. bubba watson is the newest member of that elite club. we asked him about the prospect of winning another title at augusta national. how would you like to hold it out on the 18th of the last day and be the masters champion and look up and there is your kid? >> that would be an honor. the best part would be to finish it on 18 and not go to playoffs. playoffs is stressful. >> he got what he wanted with a comfortable three-shot victory. bubba joins us from orlando. good morning and from all of us, congratulations. >> thank you. thank you so much for having me. >> what was it like knowing you had won the masters. there he is. caleb. >> it was wild. to have my son there and to have my wife there, my family there. what a dream. you know, the hard work, the
hard times it took to get a child, to adopt a child really paid off. for me to win a big event like this and have my family there, what a dream. >> what did you say to each other? >> i just told him i loved him and i just told my wife i loved her. >> it was so great. i still have the picture. number one, i love his little green shoes and green and white striped shirt and the way you were hugging him, i kissing him and caressing him. i heard you say your game has gotten better because of his. how so? >> he puts life in perspective. golf is a game. when i play bad, he doesn't care. all he cares about is daddy, give him a hug. daddy, pick him up. i watch him hit balls. so for me he's teaching me more than i'm teaching hi. he's teaching me about life and how precious life really is. >> bubba, you have said focusing your family and your faith has
made you better on the fairway. how so? >> you know, when you look at life, you know, life can get you down real fast. sometimes in the media there's a lot of negative talk. for me, my faith, following the bible, me, my son, looking at my son, i want to be as christ-like as possible. i'll never be perfect. i'm always going to mess him. but i want to be the role model for my son, the leader for my family and the role model for my son. i want him to look up to other athletes or doctors the, lawyers, president of the united states. i want him to try to be those things but i want to be the role model, the guy he looks up to and tries to emulate or be better than. >> i think you're a role model, bubba, for a lot of people. >> me included. >> everybody who says your name is bubba. where did that come from?
i have seen bubbalicious and bubba golf. what's your real name? >> my real name is gary lester watson differently. and i spell it gerry. it came from when i was firstborn. bubba smith played football in the nfl. >> oh, yeah. >> but i know him as the guy from police academy as hightower. but i was chubby in the face. so my dad said i looked like a chubby football player. >> there you have it. >> so he called me bubba since then. >> can i ask, bubba golf, what is that? >> well, bubba golf is the way i play golf. we kind the phrase bubba golf. just enjoying it. being a kid and hitting shots
that can't be hit. hopefully they turn out the right way. >> bubba, i've got to ask you what golfers everywhere want to know, this shot right here on 15 when you went for the green in two, what were you thinking? >> you know, like i told my wife, i said the gap is a lot bigger. on tv it makes it look smaller. i never once thought about the water. i thought about the shot the whole time, and i knew i could pull it off. obviously i wish the chip shot was a little better, but i'll take it. >> i remember because of distance they said you took out a 9 iron to go 182 yards to go to the green. >> on 16, yeah. >> that's maybe a 4 iron for me. >> exactly. hey, when you're in my situation and you're pumped up, your clubs go a little farther. >> what did you say to jordan spieth when it was over? i saw you whispering to him. >> i told him he's a great player. he played great. keep doing what he's doing.
you're going to have many chances to win. >> clearly he didn't get in your head by call you mr. watson. >> that's a funny point. what did you say to him after you heard he said he was going to get inside your head? >> i did a news conference that same day right after him. he said he was going to call me mr. watson. i said i'm going to be out driving them all day, so he needs to call me that. >> when you went to the waffle house, what did you order and why did you go there? i love that place. >> well, i'm not big on fancy. like this tie right now is not really comfortable. >> lieu good. >> thanks. i got that going for me. the waffle house, who doesn't love waffle house. good old cooking. and i had two grilled cheese and covered hashed browns. >> i love the hash browns. bubba, we are cheering you on. hope to see you next year, same place, same time.
americans 65 and older say a pew study shows americans 65 and older say retirement was a major reason for their last move. one couple took things a little further than that. they call them senior gypsies from ire land, turkey, portugal to italy. pioneers in the home free retirement movement. they have never looked back. lynn is the author of "home sweet anywhere" we sold our house, created a new world and started a new live. joined by partner and crime. that would be you, tim. you were together 35 years before. you had a torrid, passionate relationship. then you reconnect. you saw her and you still knew there was something there. >> instantly. it was wonderful. >> what did you see? >> well, look at him.
>> she saw me through a glass front door she has on her house. we looked at each other and it was like a shock wave. >> it really was. >> you still had the feelings for each other. >> so you get together. you get married. and then you were both reluctant to tell the other, you know what, i want to leave. i want to go. >> well, we were living near my children and grandchildren. we have the dog and the house and the whole thing. you know. it's hard to say, you know what, honey, i would like to go live in london. could we go stay in paris for i few months. >> did you give up everything, though? >> well, we didn't want to have the house hanging over us. we wanted to be able to be gone. somebody calling you in istanbul saying the water heater is broken sort of spoils the romance, you know? >> i love it. what is home free retirement? >> we don't have a home anywhere. we rent apartments and houses all over the world wherever we want to go. >> for long periods of time.
>> at least a month. >> what's been the most fun thing about it? >> oh, my gosh, the people. >> and the change. >> the change itself? >> yeah. learning all the time. i think it's what is keeping us young. >> and you are doing this as long as you can? >> until the wheels fall off. >> your mantra is postpone nothing. you said most people live their lives, and i love this, most people live their lives with a vast empty plateau between bore dom and routine. and you said, tim, you don't want to live like that with her? >> no. >> i don't think she would let you live like that with her. >> we want change. we embrace change. what we found is that people who get in touch with us, which are lots and lots of them, want the same things. and now we get e-mails all the time of people saying i sold the house. i'm going here. i'll be in london here.
>> and you say you don't have to be rich to do this. how do you do it then? >> it's a arithmetic. you have an overhead when you have a house. and you take it and you add up all of your overhead. and then you take that number and you see how it will work out in the world. in our case, it worked just fine. >> just trade it. >> i hope everybody is watching this. you give new definition to retirement. >> well, that's what we're finding that we're doing. and it's good. >> your mantra, postpone nothing. congratulations on home-free nothing. congratulations on home-free retirement.,,,,,,,,,,,,
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time for somnus heed leaps, a sight in the night sky, the moon appeared to be growing reddish orange. if you were away from the fog you could see a total eclipse of the moon just before 1:00 a.m. an early morning fire forced nine people including seven children out of their san jose home. fire officials say it started in the garage at the townhouse on moorings court around 3:30 this morning. no one was hurt. if you've had your eye set on google glass, today is a big day. google will sell its internet connected eyewear online for one day only. the cost? $1,500. and if you really want a pair, don't wait. there's a limited supply so lawrence go get your google glass. they are so cool looking. well, maybe not. folks around the bay area today we've got a lot of clouds sliding in across your skies. looks like it is going to be to break up into the afternoon. you can see a couple of sunny breaks there in the distance. but otherwise, we are going to be looking at some very nice weather ahead this afternoon. but it is gray to begin with. this afternoon lots of sunshine and the temperatures maybe slightly cooler than yesterday.
i think the sea breeze going to kick up a little bit stronger today. especially into the golden gate and san francisco. mid 60s there. you'll find some 70s around parts of the bay and even upper 70s near 80 degrees well inland. next couple of days no major changes then some more clouds come our way with some cooler temperatures on friday and saturday. warming up though on easter sunday. we're going to check out your kcbs traffic when we come back.
good morning, we have some breaking traffic news. trying to get into san francisco, one lane of northbound 101 is blocked. there's a propane tank leaking and emergency crews are on scene now. and in the meantime you can see traffic is jammed all along the james lit that's the latest tweet right now from kcbs traffic. estimated time of opening another hour from now. all right to the south bay now. northbound 101 at full think scene of a fatal accident. actually was in the southbound lanes and 101 approaching tully. all lanes are now back open. still a little sluggish northbound in the commute direction though trying to get from morgan hill into san jose. highway 4 conditions have improved a little slow past a. street and all the roadwork and then once you get into concord things look great. actually all the way out towards 242 and san mateo bridge slow approaching toll plaza. s is a wand a cold nose.
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