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for watching everyone. >> enjoy your monday everyone. we'll see you at noontime and again early tomorrow morning. go giants. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: email@example.com ] good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, october 27th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." the white house joins critics of an ebola quarantine being called draconian and inhumane. why a homecoming prince opened fire on his friends and family. new details in the washington high school shooting. plus, lava closes in as thousands in hawaii prepare for disaster. >> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> i don't believe when you're dealing with something as serious as this you can do that. >> controversy over the ebola quarantine. >> the white house pressuring
them to reverse their isolation policies. >> nurse hickox will be released from her quarantine. >> all that after doctors without borders threatened to sue. >> a second victim, 14-year-old gia soriano has died after a shooting at a school in washington state. >> police say jaylen fryberg openedfire. >> could you see this coming? >> no. it was out of the blue. >> major milestone. in afghanistan, u.s. marines and british troops officially ended combat operations in helmand province. >> lava flow on hawaii's big island. >> authorities tell the population to prepare for possible evacuation in just the next few days. >> this is the real thing. it's not oh, yeah. it's now. >> marcia strassman from "welcome back, kotter" has died. >> how do you like my new hat? >> a man pulled from a burning car.
the dramatic rescue caught on tape. >> all that -- >> a shutout for madison bumgarner. giants win, 3-2! another one by 21 points. >> -- and all that matters -- and the son of jeb bush is weighing in on whether his father will run for the white house. >> i think it's more than likely that he's giving this a serious thought and moving forward. >> that he'll run. >> that he'll run. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> if you come across strange feces or mucus or something else, don't eat it. >> that's great advice. mystery mucus in the street until this ebola panic is over. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west we have new developments with ebola
in the united states. new jersey state health department said minutes ago a nurse quarantined in a hospital is now being released. kaci hickox had threatened a lawsuit if she was not allowed to leave. she's tested negative for ebola. >> a 5-year-old boy rushed to new york bellevue last night is being tested for the virus this morning. officials say the child recently returned from west africa. bill plante is at the white house where officials are planning on releasing new federal guidelines. bill, good morning. >> good morning. good morning to ou veers in the west. the white house pushed new york new jersey and other states to drop that quarantine. the administration has new guidelines coming out. they hope the states will follow them. they say the current guidelines are not grounded in science. late last night, cuomo modified the requirements. >> a health care official who
returns to this region who had exposure to infected people, will be asked to remain in their homes for a 21-day quarantine period. but new jersey governor chris christie saying he thinks the federal government will soon follow his lead. >> i don't believe when you're dealing with something as serious as this that we can count on a voluntary system. this is the government's job. if anything else the government's job is to protect the safety and health of our citizens. >> in the series of television interviews sunday dr. anthony fauci of the national institutes of health called the practice draconian and he warned of unintended consequences of a policy he said was not based on science. >> the idea of a blanket quarantine for people who come back could possibly have a negative consequence of essentially disincentivizing people from wanting to go there. the best way to stop americans is to stop the epidemic in
africa, and we need those health care workers to do that. >> nurse kaci hickox, the first health worker quarantined under new jersey's policy has been in isolation at a new jersey hospital since friday. she spoke out sunday about her confinement saying she's completely healthy and poses no threat. >> the quarantine and how it's being carried out doesn't make sense. it's not evidence based. and the second thing is it's really inhumane. >> president obama meet with his ebola response team sunday to work out new guidelines for returning health care workers. those will be released in a few days. the white house hopes those will take the place of state's restrictions. meanwhile samantha power, the nation's u.n. ambassador is in west africa this morning visiting the stricken ebola nations. she, too, emphasized the message saying health care workers should be treated like conquers heroes and not stigmatized for the tremendous work they've done.
>> bill, thank you so much. lawyers for kaci hickox say they there was no reason for new jersey to keep her isolated. >> there was an error made when she was -- came into this country. she was then evaluated. and once that evaluation took place as best we have been informed by the medical authorities who are taking care of her, she is not febrile, she is not contagious, she does not pose a risk. >> we spoke earlier with our dr. jon lapook. he spoke earlier with kaci hickox on the phone. good morning. >> good morning. >> tell us her condition. >> yesterday she said she was fine. she's feeling frustrated but she's feeling fine. >> is it possible she could get sick later? >> that's always possible. but what really frustrated her, when she landed from sierra
leone, they were all smiles. the smiles erab straighted when people found out where she was from and what she had been doing. she felt like a criminal. she said she hadn't had food or water for a couple of hours and she got flush. that's when they said it was 101. turned out she did not have a fever. she said take it orally i think it's just because my skin is flushed. they said, no, we're not going to do that. >> is this a policy based on fear rather than medical fact? >> i think there's a lot of fear going on. there will be some middle ground where we can keep the public safe, and at the same time maintaining the dignity and respect of these heroes who are returning from west africa the people who are going to make sure that that epidemic goes away so it doesn't come here, those are the people we have to treat the right way. >> you talked to her. she said this was a knee-jerk reaction by politicians, by governor chris christie. >> she was really incensed that governor christie, i have to say, especially by one thing that he said. he said, she's obviously ill and that really got her goat.
he has not examined her, he is not a physician. where does he come off saying that? it turns out it probably could have been a falsely elevated temperature. >> and dr. fauci said yesterday it is not based on science and he opposes the quarantine. >> yes and i think people as they worry about getting infected have to remember, in all of this with all that's gone on so far, all the missteps, mr. duncan going home, nurse vinson being on a plane and all that, the number of people who have been infected is two and both of those were nurses who were, you know, sort of immersed in fluids. nobody has gotten infected in the united states from casual contact. >> very important point. thank you, jon. >> interesting what samantha said over there. they should be treated as heroes. not stigmatized. >> they should be treated as heroes. we have to treat them with the dignity they deserve. >> thank you so much. the first new yorker con firmed to have ebola is in serious but stable condition this morning at bellevue hospital. dr. craig spencer has been there
since thursday. the 33-year-old doctor got the virus while treating patients in new guinea. he received a plasma transfusion on friday from ebola survivor nancy writebol. and "60 minutes" introduced us to four nurses who put themselves at risk caring for the first ebola patient diagnosed in america. we'll find out how that dangerous work affected their lives outside the hospital. it's some of the information you didn't hear last night, that's ahead only here on "cbs this morning." a second victim of a school shooting in washington state died last night. the gunman shot five students on friday. one of them died at the scene. the 14-year-old boy then shot and killed himself. the other three victims remain in the hospital. carter evans is at marysville-pilchuck high school in seattle. carter, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, children here would normally be ready for school but classes here are closed all week, as people struggle to figure out what set off this
teenaged gunman. students and community leaders returned sunday to marysville pilchuck high school to remember the victims of friday's shooting including 14-year-old gia soriano who died from head injuries late sunday night. a spokeswoman spoke on behalf of the family. >> we made the decision to donate her organs so others may benefit. our daughter was loving and kind and this gift will reflect her life. >> reporter: those who knew the shooter and his victims are beginning to piece together the events that led to the deadly shooting in the school cafeteria. it appeared he wanted his closest friends at that lunch table that day. >> yeah. i just don't understand what was going through his head that day. >> reporter: page iker was close friends with the 14-year-old gunman jaylen fryberg, and his five victims. but on friday she wasn't in the cafeteria when the shooting began. do you think he wanted to take his friends with him?
>> i honestly think if he wanted to do something to himself he didn't want to go by himself. >> he shot five people in the head. page's best friend zoe galasso, died at the scene. four others were injured. two of his cousins and another died last night. >> did you see this coming? >> no. it was completely out of the blue. >> reporter: a week earlier he was named homecoming prince. bau he left ominous messages online. the day before the shooting he tweeted it won't last. it will never last. >> there were tweeted. he was not like himself. >> reporter: how are you dealing with this now? >> i'm just like in complete shock. it doesn't feel so real to me. >> reporter: students who witnessed the attack say it could have been worse if not for a quick-thinking teacher megan silberberger who confronted fryberg during the chaos. >> i think her actions were amazing, wonderful. i'm glad she was there. the straight answer is, yes, i think she's probably saved some
lives. >> reporter: police aren't talking about how fryberg got the gun or his motive for the killings, but the shootings do come at a highly charged time in washington as voters consider two gun control measures on the november ballot. it's a new era this morning in afghanistan. u.s. marines and their britain allies handed over operations at helmond province after 13 years of fighting. helmand was the most deadly region of afghanistan for coalition forces. this morning all u.s. marines are out of there. elizabeth palmer is in london with more on what was a major milestone for our military. elizabeth, good morning. >> good morning, norah. that's right, as of today, there are no u.s. forces left on that sprawling complex called leather neck and bastion, two hubs that were the base of u.s.
operationings in afghanistan. this is a major turning point in a war that as you pointed out lasted over a decade. the flags were lowered for the last time at the vast helmond base shared by the u.s. and british forces. the stars and stripes were folded up for the journey home. defending southern afghanistan from the taliban is up to the afghans now. at camp leather neck a sprawling desert complex, the marines have been packing for weeks. this is an historic moment. the end of u.s. marine combat missions in afghanistan and the close of a chapter in america's longest war. corporal matthew thompson from maine has been fighting in helmand for six mondays. >> i'm sure people are going to ask me if we made a difference in afghanistan. i hope we did. i know we did. hopefully it stays that way. for how long, i'm not sure.
>> reporter: 2,210 u.s. american military personnel have died on afghan soil since 2001. the aim then was to defeat the al qaeda-linked militants who planned the 9/11 attacks but what seemed like a simple objective at the time morphed into a complex battle not only against violent extremists but against poverty, drugs, and corruption. this may be almost mission over but not everyone believes it's mission accomplished. >> i'm worried that my son has to come back, the future generation of marines have to come back and start over again much like iraq. >> that u.s. drawdown in afghanistan is going to continue until the 1st of january, 2015 when a small u.s. force of just under 10,000 military personnel will be left in afghanistan but in a support and training role. charlie? >> elizabeth, thanks. a new isis video emerged
over the weekend showing hostage john cantlie. he was held with james foley who was executed in august. they described the horror that foley, the captive, endured before they were beheaded, including waterboarding and torture. our guest wrote this story. welcome. >> thank you so much. >> what were your sources? how did you get remarkable detail and terrific stories? >> my number one source and this was the former hostages held with james foley and with the other captive. in addition i was also able to speak to a former member of isis who ran afoul of the group some time last year and became a prisoner himself in the same jail where foley was held. he was held with foley for three weeks and is now back in europe where i was able to speak with him for the first time. >> and you even show foley realized they were talking to his family because of the details they had. >> yes.
for the first year of captivity, the captors made essentially no demand and i think he was very desperate. it wasn't clear why they were holding him, what they wanted with him. a year in, which is roughly november, december, they took all of the hostages out one by one and by this time there were close to two dozen and they asked them three proof of life questions. in foley's case it was something very specific about who cried at your brother's wedding and when he heard the questions the others said when he came back he broke down crying because he knew my family finally knows i'm alive and surely the government is going to negotiate my release which is a real tragedy that that did not happen. >> the details how they were beaten, starved, waterboarded, is really difficult and also of these i think it was 23 prisoners, they were divided into two groups. why? >> basically the americans and
brits were put in a different category than the other europeans. what the other hostages say yes, of course, there was a certain animus because of our position on the war. but the other is they realized the u.s. would not pay and they were punishing our country's policy on ransom. >> you also mention how foley organized games. >> this was the second time he was taken. he was kidnapped one year earlier in libya. people held with him in libya people that were held with him in syria said the same thing. he is the one who organized lectures. people would give a lecture on a topic they knew well. they played risk which i was able to discover from his brother was a past time with the foley family. and at christmastime, they did a jailhouse version of secret santa. >> thank you so much. wonderful to have you here. we should note that it is eight days before the midterm elections. new numbers from the cbs news
no "times" battleground tracker indicates that the republicans appear to be on the verge of taking control of the u.s. senate with 51 seats. the gop needs to pick up six seats. three key states may decide the race. in iowa democrat bruce braley and republican johnny ernst are tied. in colorado udall holds a one-point lead over republican cory gardner. in georgia, democrat michelle nun is gaining ground on republican david purdue. the latest numbers show her trailing by two points. if neither candidate gets 50%, that will go into a runoff and, charlie that means we won't know who controls the senate and we'll be here all night. major league baseball turning to a very bad story, mourning one of the best young prospects in the game. 22-year-old oscar tavares died sunday in a car accident in the dominican republic. the dominican native played in 80 games this year as a rookie for the st. louis cardinals. he hit a home run in the national championship series against san francisco. this morning the giants are
one game away from another world series title. game five in san francisco began with a dedication to comedian and giants fan robin williams. his oldest son zach pitched to his good friend billy crystal. the giants took an early two-run lead and added three more runs in the eighth inning. madison baumgartner shut it out for a 5-0 win. the giants will try to close out the series tomorrow night in kansas city. what a game. it's 7:19. ahead on "cbs this morning," the sheriff took away the one treatment that helps with headaches and seizures. high pressure building in and this back toward monday the weather looking nice outside. although it's a little chilly to start with skies are mostly clear. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. the storm track is going to stay north of us for now. but that may change in latter part of the week. so with that in mind the temperatures today going to be in the 60s and the 70s all around bay area. mild temperatures. next few days probably well above the average through
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good monday morning everyone, 7:56. aim frank mallicoat. he's what's happening -- here's what's happening around the bay area right now. another possible case of i ebola here in the u.s. 5-year- old boy who just returned from west africa has been taken to a hospital in new york after showing possible ebola symptoms. they're testing right now. plus b.a.r.t. is eliminating free parking at the last four stations that offered that perk. this affects both concord stations and the downtown hayward station and the coliseum station and got to start paying today. plus of course the giants the big story. now just a win away from winning another world series title. giants beating up the royals 5- 0 sunday night. madison bumgarner is a hero in that ball game. six time is in kansas city on
good morning, we are taking top a traffic alert now in hercules. turns out the five car crash still blocking lanes and it is solid now across the carquinez bridge trying to get in. westbound 80 at willow that's the scene of the accident. but the red sensors 13 miles per hours that stacked up aalong that bridge. past there though everything is much better. into richmond and a live look at the sensors southbound 880 still really backed up to the fremont. here's lawrence. nice start to the day and we have had reports of a couple of patches of fog in the napa valley and also santa rosa. otherwise a lot of sunshine coming our way. our temperatures in the 70s and 60s and warming up through wednesday. cooling down maybe some rain our way on friday.
look at this. a german jetliner took a dive and wobbled from side to side. that island has very strong cross winlds macking it the most damgs in the world. the pilot managed to bring it in safely. can you imagine being one of the passengers? >> no, i cannot. i was on the plane yesterday. i can think of everyone sitting on the plane thinking depends for everyone. but everyone's okay. you don't get nervous, do you? >> i don't. i'm not courageous but -- >> everyone says when it's your time, it's your time. maybe it's the guy next to me's
time but not mine. dozens of people are leaving their homes as lava approaches. we show you a town that cuts off hundreds of people. plus she says it was a miracle drug. she gave him medical marijuana after other seed sooezure medicines failed. we'll talk about the decision that could land her in jail. that story's ahead. the "south china morning post" says prosecutors want the death penalty for a captain in a south korean ferry disaster. 300 people mostly students were killed after the ferry sank in april. the captain is accused of abandoning ship. it's believed cargo on the ferry caused it to tip over. politico says jeb bush's son believes his father will run for president. the younger bush who is a gop candidate for texas land commissioner says the family will be behind jeb bush 100% if he does go to the white house.
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is sent. if the test is positive the next test is a colonoscopy. one nurse who risked her life to safe the life of a patient with ebola shared her story. thomas eric duncan died after he was admitted to texas health presbyterian hospital. scott pelley found that many of those nurses and their families were ostracized for simply doing their job. are any of you, all of you still self-monitoring for signs of infection? >> i am. >> you are? >> yes. >> you're still within the 21 day window? >> for mr. duncan i'm past my
21-day period but for nina pham pham. i'm still asymptomatic and my temperature has been rock solid. >> they're not ineffected until they actually become sick. member os testify medical staff must take their temperature twice a day and show the reading to a state health official. >> you know i wonder after being through this prolonged traumatic event how has it affected you? >> my dentist wouldn't see me because i'm an e.r. nurse here and he said well i will see you if you can tell me you haven't had contact with any ebola patients. i said you know where i work. that's all i can tell you. he said, maybe we need to reschedule for december. >> i had a pleasant but 15-minute long conversation with the medical services for my child's school district because i don't thing they were angry or
anything like that but she -- the principal had received numerous concerned phone calls that you know somebody that works at that hospital has, you know, a child in the school and you know, what are you doing about it. >> was there discussion of take your child out of school? >> for me personally there was never any discussion and nobody that lived around me moved. >> for me the experience was different. i live with my sister and her 7-year-old daughter and my sister had panicked that monday afternoon and candidly mentioned it to the school. and when the news broke that he was positive, i had a couple calls from the school nurse and unfortunately that friday morning my niece was put out of school. she was later welcomed back to school that following week but,
yeah. it was tough. it was tough. >> what a powerful piece last night. i kept thinking once again, nurses are the most important people in health care. they do the hardest work and you know i thought so highly of these nurses last night sharing their story. >> i thought what was so compelling to me they talked about the death of thomas eric duncan. he's always been this man who died the first victim. but for the first time you saw his humanity and cow saw how his dealt affected the people who were caring for him. it was very very powerful very
>> reporter: with temperatures reaching 2,000 degrees lava reached pahoa and swallowed streets. it's forced residents to pack up and flee their home. this weekend authorities went door to door to tell residents to prepare for mandatory evacuations in the coming days. >> yeah. it's real. it's now or never. you pack and get out. when you get the notice of anywhere from three to five days this is the real thing. >> in august paha resoa residents were hit by strong and damaged storms which knocked out power for more than two weeks. now they're facing a real hard threat. >> my whole family is in this sub division that we live in so we're all on needles and pins. >> reporter: the volcano has
erupted continuously since 1983 but it usually heads toward the ocean. it's begun to shift toward more densely populated communities. >> we're going to be out there watching the activity. if it picks up in its rate of advancement, we may need people to pick up the face and move their plans out a little faster. >> lava could reach the first homes as early as tuesday. >> it's always -- >> what did she just say? >> it's always just beautiful to see. >> it's very pretty. i don't know what she said but it sounded pretty. >> her name and where she was. all right. a mother finds a remedy for her son's devastating injury. >> do you think it was a miracle? >> yeah. it was a miracle in a bottle. >> well now she's accused of endangering her child with medical marijuana.
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of madison, minnesota, faces possible prison time this morning for giving her teenaged son medical marijuana. h has a traumatic brain injury. she turned to the treatment as a last result unable to watch her son suffer any longer. adriana diaz sat down with the family that could be split up by the law. good morning. >> good morning. she traveled to colorado to get a bottle of can bus oil in the hopes of getting some comfort for her son but what she calls a mother's instinct may land her
behind bars. >> i broke the law but i did it to save my son. >> for years she searched for a way to end her son's chronic pain. 15-year-old tray brown looks healthy but an injury to his head looked leak this. baseball accident from 2001. >> werehere were you standing? >> right there. >> a line drive caused bleeding in his head the size of a golf ball. doctors believed he wouldn't survive but when he finally woke up from a medically induced coma, his mother says the old tray is gone. >> who is he now? >> he's a shell of himself but he's in so much pain and that causes depression. >> with depression came daily my grains, muscle spasms and uncontrollable outbursts like this one. >> oh, please don't hit me. >> i cry every day before i go to bed. >> what does it feel like?
>> like my brain is about to blow up. >> hoping to ease his pain tray's parents tried 18 different medications but little helped. angela believes some of the drug's side effects made tray suicidal. >> he told me, mom, i don't want to live. i can't do this anymore. >> what is going through your mind? >> it's not fair. ite note fair. i have been so angry. i begged him. i said we will find an answer. >> reporter: desperate she began researching the benefits of marijuana. the family drove to colorado and obtained this bottle of can bus oil, legal there but not minnesota. she said after a few drops tray's pain melted away. >> did you think it was a miracle? >> yeah. oh god. yeah. it's a miracle in a bottle. >> it stopped the pain and it stopped the muscle spasms.
it was helping me go to school until it got taken away and then school was really hard again. >> taken away when tray's teachers asked why he was doing better in school. i said well i gave him an oil that we had gotten from colorado dried from the marijuana plant and then you could feel the tension in the room. >> a week later the sheriff's department confiscated the oil and county prosecutors charged angela with child endangerment requiring child protection. if convicted she could face up to two years in prison and up to $6,000 in fines. >> i was trying to prevent him from being hurt. >> but you did get an illegal substance and give it to him. >> yes, illegal substance in minnesota. not illegal in other states. >> reporter: cbs news reached out to the prosecutor, law enforce mnlts and the school. if angela does go to jail, she fears most for her children.
>> who would take care of my kids? my boys are mama's boys. >> they need you? >> yeah. i guess, yeah. i need them. i need them. >> in may minnesota did become the 22nd state to approve medical marijuana but the law doesn't go into effect until next year and they said they simply can't wait. >> i'm so glad you did this story. i hope people look at this and say, come on. at some point common sense has to prevail. they're clearly not abusing the system and it's helping their son. >> they say they want to move to colorado. whether or not the mother will join the family has yet to be seen. >> adriana, thank you so much. and he dove from the stratosphere with nothing more than a spacesuit and a parachute. we're going to show you the record-breaking freefall from 25 high pressure building in and this back to work monday the weather looking nice outside.
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good morning everyone, it is 7:56. i'm michelle griego. the giants head to kansas city needing just one more win. giants took a 3-1 lead in the world series last night shuttings owl out the royals. they will fly to kansas city later today. oakland police are looking for the shooter in a road rage incident. per la arena was shot just after noon yesterday near rossmore and 98th avenues. the battle over city college of san francisco heads to court today. the court had the accreditation revoked last year. the city attorney is suing to revere that decision. more than 25,000 students are enrolled at ccf this semester, stay with us, traffic and
good morning, a number of earlier crashes are causing some bad traffic on the roads. including livermore. it is really a grind on westbound 580. solid from at least north flynn all the way out past now the 680 dublin interchange. westbound 237 backing up traffic to milpitas. in couldn't cost county -- contra costa county, earlier crash in concord still recovering on highway 4. that's the latest kcbs traffic. here's lawrence. i mean a lot of sunshine outside today. it's little cool if you're headed out the door. numbers in the s and 50s mostly sunny out over the bay looks like high pressure beginning to build. that will lift that storm track even further north the next couple of diazos by the afternoon, today we have some mild sunshine and 60s and some 70s. next few days look beautiful well above the average. maybe some rain on halloween.
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday october 27th 2014. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's morale news ahead, including a nurse trying to fight her way out of quarantine. we'll ask rikki klieman if states are going too far with ebola. >> the administration and the new guidelines coming out. >> the new jersey state health department said minutes ago a nurse quarantined in a hospital is now being released. >> this community is still grappling to understand just what set off this teenage gunman. >> there are no u.s. forces left
onto camps that were the base of american military operations in southern afghanistan. >> they also realized that the americans and the british were anyway paying, and they were punishing them for our country. >> a small town on hawaii's big island is evacuating homes threatened by lava. >> you did get an illegal substance? >> yes and i gave it to him. illegal substance in minnesota. not illegal in other states. >> can you imagine being a passenger on board? >> no, i cannot. i was on a plane yesterday and i can think of everyone sitting on the plain. depends for everyone. >> a bakery in texas has created a new dessert that is a pumpkin pie inside of a pumpkin spiced cake inside of a pecan pie and topped by an apple pie inside a cake. it's what texans are calling diet cake. >> this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is presented by walgreens. i'm charlie rose with gayle
king and norah oh'donnell. she was sent to isolation after returning from treating ebola patients in sierra leone. she tested negative for the virus and says she was treated badly. officials say hickox will finish her quarantine in maine. >> and an balance brought a 5-year-old boy to the hospital to test for ebola. he recently returned from a trip in guinea. nurse hickox said her basic human rights were violated. he called her conditions inhumane. her lawyers are preparing a federal lawsuit. rikki klieman is in here. she's married to new york city police commissioner bill bratton. and of all the times you've been here that's the first time i have ever said that. >> hooim not sure what that has to do with it. he is my husband.
but it is the hospital who will be dealing with the questions of ebola and forcing quarantine. so let's talk about quarantine versus isolation. in isolation what you do is you have a person who is ill, a person who has the epidemic ebola, that person is isolated. then we have the the issue of quarantine. what quarantine means is the states have the right under their basic public safety policies that they can take someone who does not yet have the symptoms but has been exposed, and they can isolate that person while that person could potentially develop symptoms. here it's 21 days. >> what happens if the person says i done want to be quarantine quarantined. can you be refused? >> if you refuse i guarantee you that the police powers, not my husband's powers, the state police powers can come into effect and you're going to be
quarantined. quarantine is not a voluntary compliance. quarantine is through the means of the state. if you say i'm going to refuse, what you need to do is hire a lawyer. or a lawyer will come and represent you. in this case, norman seigel has come to represent her and allow her to be a test case. it's important that we have a test case here to see if the states are using quote/unquote, the least restrictive means necessary. >> right. their point is overly broad. >> right. that's exactly what mr. seigel is saying. this is overly broad in new jersey. you know now we have a different policy in new york than we do in new jersey. ultimately what you have here is the courts have to do a balance. the courts have to look at the individual state rights that allows the state rather than the federal government, to quarantine people because hub lick health and safety should not be sacrificed for an individual's rights. but when they do this balance,
we have to do that the person has been exposed, which she has, that secondly she's put into a safe habitable environment. here it's going to say -- norman is going to say this is way more than a safe, habitable environment. >> no one has gotten ebola from casual contact yet. they've only got it -- the health care workers have got it while they were treating a patient with ebola. we just showed the cell is 15 by 20. there's a portable toilet and no shower. is that humane. >> the question is not whether or not it's humane. the question may be the balance and they're going to say this is too restrictive. the courts may disagree. >> so any health care worker who flies back to new jersey or ambassador, they're going to quarantine them in a tent like this? >> not necessarily. ultimately we have to remember nurse hickox is in the unfortunate decision of being the first one back. ultimately the policies will
morph and they'll try to make it more habitable. >> really interesting. >> we'll be back in the courthouses this week. >> we'll see you later this week. >> with miss bratton. and we have a follow-up this morning on brittany maynard. she's the brain cancer patient ready to end her life with the aid of a doctor. remember we told you about her? 29-year-old visited the grand canyon last week. in aprils doctors gave maynard six months to live. she chose november 1st, after her husband's birthday as a possible day to die. now she wants to see how the disease progresses. she wrote on her blog, the canyon was breathtakingly beautiful and i was able to enjoy my time with the two things i love most my fame and nature. she was on the cover of "people" magazine this week. >> i'm glad she's not committed to november 1st. if you're feeling great november 1st. she may want to rethink it. it seems like she is. >> new medical research finds
good news for the brain comes from chocolate. an ingredient in cocoa could boost your memory in old age. a small group of volunteers took a special drink that contained high or low levels of antioxidants. a typical 60-year-old on the formulation had the memory of a 30 or 40-year-old. >> what is wrong with that? >> the benefits of cocoa are linked to a specific area of the brain, but don't binge out on chocolate. to get enough you would have to eat 25 candy bars a day. all that sugar and fat would do you more harm than good. nobody wants to do that. but what about the memory part of it? i like that. >> yeah. what were you going to say, norah? >> maybe it's just a nice warm feeling you get from a cup of hot cocoa with the marshmallows. >> chocolate in all things. >> when i see that story, i'm wondering is there some way to
find out what it is in chocolate that gives you the memory and take that? >> the flabinols. you have a pill or something. indeed. all right. and take a look at a world record free fall. a helium balloon lifted allen more than 25 miles above the ground. the google executive plummeted back down, reaching a top speed of 822 miles an hour. it broke the distance record set two years ago by austrian daredevil bumgarner. he broke the sound barrier. >> you know him. what's he like? >> i don't know him personally. but it's extraordinary. didn't seem to have the same kind of protection that felix did. >> he had a cup of hot chocolate. >> and by the time he got down the memory of a 10-year-old. >> chocolate makes everything better. ahead this morning, what is roots are in the dna of a
a mom and a scientist say making babies the usual way is dangerous. they'll show us why they're helping families breathe out disease. that's next on cbs this morning. families can breed out disease. that's next on "cbs this morning." you know, if you play football for a long time like i did you're gonna learn to deal with alot of pain. but it is nothing like the pain that shingles causes. man when i got shingles it was something awful. it was like being blindsided by some linebacker.
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in our "morning rounds" breeding out disease of the we're about to talk with the founders of a company that were featured in last night's "60 minutes" story on advances in the world of genetics. after born with a serious genetic mutation she wanted to protect other children from a similar struggle. >> every human being walking the planet is a carrier for a rare disease, but what matters is who we choose to partner with reproductively. that's where the risk shows up. >> now she wants to reduce the risk of a bad genetic match for
others. well before they start the reproductive process. she just started a company called genepeeks with lee silver, a professor who's also a molecular biologist, though his latest idea doesn't take place in a lab. it's entirely virtual. >> we are creating digital babies. >> digital babies? >> yes. >> so you're simulating the process of reproduction but on a computer? >> exactly. >> reporter: silver says all it takes is a saliva sample to obtain dna. he combines the genetic information from both parents in a computer to make a thousand digital babies. >> this is a digital baby? >> this is a digital baby. >> reporter: that contains virtual dna, which like real dna is represented by those four letters, act and g. >> this baby has a mutation. >> reporter: he says by analyzing the dna in all those
digital babies he's able to calculate the risk of two people pconceiving a child with any one of 500 severe recesssive pediatric disorders. for now it's available for $2,000 for clients using sperm banks and egg donors to conceive. the goal is to expand it to all couples who want to have a baby. >> you think everyone who's going to have a baby should have a digital baby first? >> i see a future in which people will not use sex to reproduce. that's a very dangerous thing to do. >> ann morris and lee silver join us. good morning. >> good morning. >> i can't tell you how many people when we watched this piece said what is he saying you're not going to use sex to reproduce, what is he talking about? >> that's been going on for a long time the separation of sex and reproduction. the other way, with the birth control pill and contraception, you have sex without reproduction since the 1970s and
'80s we've had artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization. >> but you think it's dangerous to reproduce using traditional sex. why? >> well, if i can jump in just to clarify, most people will get great news back from this kind of analysis and can go back to dinner and a movie and it's great. but for people like me who are walking around with genes and genetic mutations who may put our children at risk with our reproductive partner, we have a way now to get that information at the earliest possible point in the facility journey and that's what this company is about. >> what do you say lee that, some people is saying this is like playing god, it crosses the line. >> i'd say medicine has been doing that for 200 years since we first developed vaccines and 20th century antibiotics and all of that is looking towards increasing people's likelihood of being healthy and having a
normal life. >> then there's the question of designer genes. >> yes. all we are doing is seeing whether two people have mutations that are not compatible with each other and then they can -- in the future we'll be able to make sure their child is without disease. >> i was just going to say we've been talking to families about this technology and this kind of innovation for many many years. what's really clear from those conversations is what people care about is the health of their future baby. >> that's true of course. >> if you want smarter kids? >> you should read to your children, you should put them in preschool. but if you want to protect your future children from serious diseases, this is when this kind of information and technology becomes really powerful. >> i actually did this task. put saliva in a tube and one of their companies is the manhattan sperm bank where all the men who have donated sperm have also done the same thing and they matched me up with 100 men from
the manhattan sperm bank. >> to determine what? >> what would be a compatible match. digitally i had sex essentially with these 100 men from the manhattan sperm bank and 25 of them were immediately eliminated because we would have a bad genetic match. >> i hear you. that's so you don't have a bad match, that's the point of this. but if you were trying to go further than that and make sure it was a match that had all kinds of positive things about it, you could do that as well? >> that's not what we're doing. >> i know that but i'm asking you to go past and tell me where the science is. >> well the science makes it possible, and lee you can make to this as well the science makes it possible to see any genetic traits in advance. what people care about and certainly what the mission of this organization is is to help parents protect their future children from diseases. >> but you did say one of the best genetic matches would have been a peruvian man for me who was a sperm donor, right? >> that's right. his genetic material is very
different so he didn't carry the same mutations that you carry. we should say that everybody carries mutations. he did you did, but you're compatible. >> so this technology can be used for any single gene mutation. there are hundreds of them. what about though and this is in your patent that people will choose this technology to choose a child for a certain eye color, hair color, gender lots of other things like that that have nothing to do with preventing disease. >> that's so-called designer genes. >> the patent is confusing and so i really want to be clear on this point. that's not what we're doing and -- >> you've said that three or four times. i know you're very concerned that people thinks that's what you're doing rather than doing it in your case for health reasons. >> but i also want to be clear about who we are as a company and the mission and the heart of what we're doing, it's also for clarity that i want to have this conversation. >> we control how the patent is
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good morning, we are still seeing a large number of crashes on the road. we have some better news at least for hercules drivers. westbound 80 approaching willow they finally cleared the scene of that accident. a five car pileup. it took a long time to clear that's why traffic is solid still out of vallejo from 37 all the way down across the carquinez bridge. here's the live look at a still packed brink bay bridge.
the a-- bay bridge toll plaza, the approaches are pretty heavy as well. 47 minutes from east shore freeway. that earlier accident not helping that drive in hercules from the drive on down. and westbound 58 # also really solid from at least golf links. that's your latest kcbs drive. here's lawrence. it is a little chilly in some of the valleys, santa rosa 41 degrees right now but mostly clear skies elsewhere outside. and looks like some nice warm temperatures come by the afternoon. beautiful shot from the mount vaca cam. the storms are going to be in the north for the next few days at least. by the end of the week that could change. some of the storms coming in our direction. 69-degrees in san francisco and 73 and sunny in the napa valley and 71 in mountain view. next couple of days even warmer temperatures through wednesday and cooling down with a few clouds on thursday. by friday and halloween, a chance of rain. - ( helicopter whirring ) - ( roars ) ( siren wails )
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." does this music sound fire alarm? coming up this half hour david byre, the talking heads co-founder will share his inspiration. his newest act is about imelda marcos. plus finding your routes. we'll talk with them just ahead. britain's "daily mail" looks at australia's first laundry service for homeless people. they installed washers and dryers in a van while they go around brisbane and offer free laundry to the homeless.
the daily news says horses are better than cars. they say the horses give a tourist experience that's more fun than so-called ecarriages. heads-up for you fans. the 153-year-old hotel has released hogwarts rooms. the guest package includes tours of landmarks from the movie. david byrne is best known for his music with talking heads. but it extends to film photography, and theater. and for years he's been outspoken about the tour of the industry. ♪ >> the name david byrne is synonymous with the group
talking heads, a band he co-created in 1976. ♪ >> they became one of the most influential groups of the 1980s. blending rock african influences funk and electronic sound the 1984 "stop making films" talked about i. it changed how to capture rock concerts on film and had audiences dancing in the aisles. ♪ their innovative music bolstered their popularity. they were inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in 2002. in his solo career byrne created eight albums of his own and won
an oscar for the 1987 film "the last emperor." byrne and musician fat boy slim feature the film baseded on immelim imimelda marcos first lady of the philippines. >> where does your diversity come from or do they feed off each other? >> i think they feed off each other and at an early age, i thought, why not. >> exactly. >> why not give it a try. if it fails, go somewhere else. >> here we are in 2014. many people are still discovering your music. i would imagine you're very gratified that the music still resonates. does it surprise you? because music has changed so much over the years. but talking heads endures.
>> really gratifying of course yeah, yeah yeah. >> how has it changed? what's the difference between releasing an album which you did versus 2014? >> oh it's changed a lot. i think for younger acts coming up now, i think it's really difficult. if they're an emerging act, they probably won't make any money from record sales maybe ever. >> mostly touring. >> yeah. maybe touring. >> what was it about imelda marcos that made -- >> do you like shoes? >> no. i have -- no. nothing against shoes. >> no i got you. >> she's obviously a larger than life character. i'm old enough to remember her. >> i'm old enough to have interviewed her. >> yeah. so she's -- yeah -- a character.
when i read she had a disco ball installed on her one floor, effect innively one floor turned into a disco hall. i thought, she's really living the life and has the music going all the time in her life. i thought, well i wonder if there's a story in her life yochbld just the rise and whatever. i wonder if there's a way to tell the music she already has surrounding her and wouldn't that be fun. so there you have it. >> there you have it. i like what charlie said about your vary right of work. as you sit here in 2014, is there something you haven't done you want to do? i'm sure your brain is clicking
along. i'm not saying you're getting old but your malk nation and curiosity is still in evidence. that's what i mean. >> i'm working on another project but it teenages a long time loinng time. a lot of people have a story and it ends up on the shelf like a movie. >> it's interesting because of her husband, first of aushlg ferdinand marcos because of the friends she had in new york and the different people she was friendly with. it's all well documented. there's lots of footage, news item everything. so there was lots of things to draw on. >> today taylor swift drops her new album. me and paul needham over there. they say she could be the first artist to break the platinum
record here. nobody's broken it. why is it so difficult compared toll the way it used to be? >> it's not difficult for her. for someone just starting out, there's lots the of barriers. it's easier to make the music you want to make. >> you could go direct to the consumer. >> you can go direct to the consumer, post it out on your website. there's no gate keeper on the creativity, but asking people to pay for it and getting people to know you exist, that part is i think, harder than ever. >> thank you. >> yeah. she's also stepping out of her security zone. >> taylor swift. >> yep. >> she's leaving country and goes pope. yes. >> they you david.
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history but like so many of us particularly black americans, the award-winning actress didn't know where she came from. so here's harry lewis gates. he traces her family to the heart of slavery. >> can you imagine what it must have felt like for a slave to be able to take this oath citizenship, and a right to vote. >> very proud. the right to vote. >> it is astounding to see people who were considered three-fifths of a human being to find them and know they're five-fifth five-fifths, one whole human beings. >> i got chills when she said that. anja lael is here along with harvey. good morning to you both. angela, let's start with you. what did you know about your family and what did you want to
know? >> i knew a little bit. i grew up in st. petersburg florida, single mom, my sister, and my grandparents lived in town and my great grandparents on my mother's side. i mean i felt blessed that i grew up with my grand grandmother and great grandfather and every sunday an and all that and that was about it. then i went off to college. then on the other side my father's said they were more intune and diligent about finding out about the family tree. such a small family and a little, you know disconnect and stuff. i would hear tales that a tree had been done but i had never seen it. >> where did you hear the bassett name came from? >> it's interesting hearing from. bassett. that's the furniture company. you'd see it on furniture pieces
around the country. i wonder. they must be doing well. we aren't. you know that's probably the other side. >> what did you find out? >> found out that actually my name would have been ingram. for a long time i thought it was turner until we did the finding. i heard it was a different name and then the child took you know, get rid of the one name and take another. >> it's one of the saddest slave stories that we found. her great grandfather was william henry bassett born in virginia in 1886. when he was three the master sold him away. we found that out because we found the names of his real parents were george and jenny ingram. but unlike the typical slave story when children were sold away, and can you imagine that we found out in reconstruction they were reunited. >> they were 40 miles away.
and began to work for a young man who built a wood refining company. company. when freedom come out with the old. >> how do you do it? >> we have a team of genealogists and we send you a form and you fill out the name of your parents, grandparents whatever you know. most don't know anything. i was telling gayle when i started the series with "oprah" and "quincy" called african-american lives, i thought it was only african-americans who had genealogical amnesia it turns out nobody knows. if you get to your great grand parent u grandperrins you knob about the tree. isn't this about american
history? >> it puts a face on american history. in the clip we showed her the day that her slave anxious sister, her third great grandfather was born in georgia in 1820 and he was illiterate. the day he put a mark on the ball let, june 259, 1867 that's the day he became a citizen of the united states. >> the detail. it's so amazing. i didn't know the first slaves would teenage the nark of the shaven owner. >> know. in our research almost every african-american an says tr we traced teak traced the name. the parents took the name of ingram and the son sent away took the name of bassett. >> and angela i heard you say you tried to put yours in their
position. >> i did. growing up i was always interested in history and skip was my professor. >> at mother yale. >> i had that interest the pride, the journey, the strength, the fortitude that was necessary. as an actress also it's about character. so it's easy you know to do that for me. i don't think i could have survived it. >> what's the most surprising thing you've found in terms of any of these searches? >> i have a short list but one was oprah winfrey. her great great grandfather was constantine winfrey. he's in mississippi in 1876. he walks up to a white man, a foirm confederate soldier.
he says i'll pick eight bails of kohn on my own if you give me 80 acres of beautiful land you own. i'm sure the confederate thought that was the dumbest knee grow. who can pick that. that's 3,000 pounds. i know huh did it because i had the deed. so you want to know why oprah winfrey is oprah winfrey. >> how many people come up and say me, too, me too efrm. >> i get a letter from a lady who said she was a russian jewish descent. she said you're a big fast race crest because u don't do everything. >> but now you to. >> angela wi going to ask what weight you use to use those arms. i was going say, you look
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>> if i were an english man and i thought the lions were going to fight in public it would sound tedious. i'm stay home and drink beer. >> he puts on a bears hat to introduce londoners to football. the actor also previews two nfl games back home. he whistled like a cardinal and we heard roger goodell say football is big in london so they had a good time. >> we love bill murray. >> that does it for us. be sure to tune in to the
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good monday morning everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. here's the headlines around bay area and of course the big one are the giants. they're heading off to kansas needing one more win to take it all. took a big 3-2 lead in the world series last night. shutting out the royals and game number five. game six set to go tomorrow night at kaufman stadium. the team will fly to kansas city noontime out of sfo. oaklandless are looking for the -- police are looking for the shooter. perla avina was shot just after noon yesterday near rossmore and 98th avenues. the mother of four was riding in her husband's car at the time. and the battle over city college of san francisco heading to court today. the school had its accreditation revoked last year. san francisco's city attorney is now suing to reverse that decision. more than 25,000 students enrolled at ccsf this semester.
how about the weather? let's kick it to lawrence and find out what's going on. >> a little cool begin the day around much of the area and the temperatures in the 40s and 50s but blue sky and sunshine and looking good over the city of san francisco. i think we're going to see mostly sunny skies for the bay area. the storm tracker right now headed up in the pacific northwest. they are seeing plenty of rainfall up there but for now we're going to stay dry. in fact even the storm track going to move north the next couple of days as temperatures strengthen. 73 in napa and also santa rosa. 27 in san jose and also 69- degrees in san francisco. the next few days warmer temperatures but then the clouds roll in on thursday. a chance of rain on halloween. we're going to checkout your kcbs traffic when we come back.
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good morning, 280 traffic still a mess in both directions because of an earlier accident but now there's been a fuel spill and they're cleaning up that and that is what remains blocked. two lanes for a advise all fuel clean-up northbound 280 approaching farm hill. so it's in the northbound lanes but southbound is just as backed up. so again avoid that area 101 is actually the better bet. here's the live look silicon valley drivers, still rough out of milpitas because of a crash actually on 101 earlier: it's been stacked up and the bay bridge is improving still stacked up almost to the maze.
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