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,, captioning funded by cbs it's monday, october 5th, 2015. this is the "cbs morning news." the southeast is swamped under historic and deadly floods. more than a foot of rain falls in some areas, leading to what authorities say are countless rescues. the oregon community college where nine people were shot to death by a gunman, reopens this morning, while the fbi investigates a new threat on several campuses in one city. you're paying more for your own money. a new survey finds customers are getting hit with record high fees when they use atms from other banks.
and bear repellant comes in a 20-pound package. the little dog with the courage to chase a family of bears away from her home. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. thanks for joining us. i'm anne-marie green. more rain is forecast today in south carolina where historic floodwaters have trapped so many people, officials lost count. flood warnings and watches remain along the eastern seaboard following days of pounding rain. at least seven storm-related deaths are reported. south carolina is the hardest hit. a state of emergency has been declared and an overnight curfew was issued for the capitol columbia, where people may be without drinkable water for
days. hundreds have been rescued, including this mother and her young child. a door-to-door search is planned for today. david begnaud is columbia. >> there it goes. >> reporter: this pickup truck was no match for fast moving floodwaters in columbia. the waters swept the white truck away in seconds. a swift water rescue team got to the driver just in time. emergency personnel have fanned out to help people trapped in cars and homes. you're getting multiple calls for help that you can't get there. >> we have one particular call for help right now that we are trying to get to but we can't to because of impassible streets and downed street. >> reporter: more than 18 inches of rain reportedly fell here within the last 24 hours. all of the water caused two dams to fail. roads have been washed away. officials closed 75-mile stretch of i-95, a major thoroughfare. people have been told to stay off the roads. we're on a roadway that runs right over gill's creek and has risen up to 10 feet and behind me are two businesses that are
filled with flood water. south carolina's governor nikki haley says the flooding is unprecedented. >> we haven't seen this level of rain in the low country in a thousand years. that's how big this is. >> reporter: forecasters are expecting another 2 to 6 inches of rainfall. something this rain-ravaged state does not need. david begnaud, cbs news, columbia, south carolina. hurricane joaquin is weakening this morning as it moves north through the atlantic. but the storm is causing dangerous conditions in bermuda this morning. now a category one storm, joaquin whipped the island overnight. while it's losing power, joaquin will still impact conditions on the east coast. overnight, two coast guard cutters continue the search for a missing u.s. cargo ship and its 33 crew members. the alfara was last had you heard enter thursday as it sailed near the bahamas at the height of hurricane joaquin. the ship reported it was taking
on water and losing power. a debris field has been found no sign of the craft or the crew. >> there is one focus and the save return of the mariners who were on board and the support of their family members and loved ones, and that will not change. >> the ship's owners say the ship was in good condition and the captain was experienced. well, we will have the latest on the historic flooding in south carolina coming up on "cbs this morning." this morning, philadelphia area colleges are taking extra security precautions following an alert from the fbi and the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives. don champion is here with the details. don, good morning. >> reporter: the agency has issued the alert following a threat of violence that appears on social media. area universities were warned of the threat in an e-mail sent out yesterday. the threat mentioned a university near philadelphia, but was not specific. but it does say action will be taken at 2:00 p.m. local time
today. increased security has been posted on philadelphia area campuses and students are being asked to stay alert and report any suspicious activity. the fbi says it issued the alert out of an abundance of caution and urged students to follow the guidance of their campus security. of course, all of this comes at a time of heightened sensitivity on college campuses toward this violence. last week, a gunman at an oregon community college killed nine people. >> don champion here in new york, thank you, don. there will be classes today, but umpqua community college in oregon will be open for grief counseling. chris martinez is in roseburg, oregon. chris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a few hours from now, ucc faculty and staff will be allowed to enter here and students will follow them later this afternoon and what no doubt will be a very emotional return. members of law enforcement will
be on hand in umpqua community college today as the campus reopens to students and staff. the fall semester had only been in session four days when tragedy struck, adding the small college to a string of schools rocked by a mass shooting. >> we did not want to be part of the sandy hook club, but we are now members. the senior members are all taking care of us. >> reporter: people in roseburg flopped to churches throughout the city on sunday to pray for the victims and show support for survivors. dozens of worshipers at new beginnings church of god heard the pastor share his daughter's story. 18-year-old lacy scroggins was in the classroom last thursday when chris harper mercer entered and began shooting. >> he said get up, get up! and she was froze to the floor. she played dead. he crossed over lacy and shot the next one. >> i'm doing well and i'm overwhelmed by the support i've gotten from everybody. >> reporter: over the weekend, military veteran chris mintz thanked well-wishers from his hospital bed.
he was shot several times, trying to stop mercer from taking more lives. president obama has been asked to award mintz the medal of freedom. as for students today, faculty and staff have to show i.d. and pass through security to get on campus to collect their belongings or seek counselors. classes will resume here a week from today. >> chris martinez in roseburg, oregon, thank you. in response to the oregon shooting, democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton is unveiling a proposal for stiffer gun control measures today. meanwhile, donald trump, during a broadcast interview yesterday, said america doesn't have a gun issue, it has a mental health issue. >> you could make the case that the school that we just, you know, went through, and i see it was a gun-free zone and you were not allowed to have guns at all in that particular area.
you could make the case it would have been a lot better had people had guns because they had something to fire back. >> in new hampshire, trump is losing ground to carly fiorina. a new nbc news/"wall street journal"/marist poll shows trump leading fiorina by 5%. a month ago, he had 28% support and fiorina had just 6%. cbs news has learned vice president joe biden is close to deciding if he'll run for president. an announcement could come as early as the next seven to ten days. biden spoke at the human rights campaign dinner this weekend. sources tell cbs news biden is leaning towards running but is still cautious because of his family. meanwhile, another republican congressman says that he is running for speaker of the house. jason chaffetz of utah announced yesterday that he'll run against majority leader kevin mccarthy. mccarthy faces opposition from the same hard-line republicans who pushed john boehner out. the house gop votes by secret ballot on thursday, followed by a floor vote later this month.
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whitaker went to silicon valley to see just how far the technology has come. >> reporter: what do you have to do to make the car take over? >> i just pull this lever. >> reporter: computer scientist runs autonomous research for mercedes-benz. he punched in a route and took us for a 20-mile drive in this s-500, the company's most advanced self-driving prototypical. this is like no hands, no feet, the car is in charge? >> the car is in charge. >> reporter: right from the start, the car astonished. as we approached our first intersection, it slowed down and steered itself into the left turn lane. >> trending lights ahead. >> reporter: it's a german car, so, naturally, it has a german accent. that was the voice of hartwick's secretary.
>> so it just took off by itself when the light turned green and now it's making this left turn by itself with other traffic around. >> reporter: this is absolutely amazing. just two minutes into the ride, we entered a freeway on-ramp. if you think a normal merge is nerve wrecking, try it with a driver who is talking with his hands. i must admit, i find it a little disconcerting that we are driving toward a freeway and you don't have your hands on the wheel. >> i'll take put back on, if that makes you feel comfortable. >> reporter: he gave us a rare opportunity to go on a test run near mercedes silicon valley lab. almost every auto carmaker is working on the technology here. nissan teamed up with nasa. autoparts maker dell-fi put its studying into on this vehicle. it was the first to drive itself across the country. back at that merge, don't hold your breath for the car to step on it. this s-500 won't break the speed limit. you're going to have little old
ladies driving up behind you beeping the horn to get moving, get going? >> some people have the remark that the car, in some cases, drives like an old lady. that is fine with us, for the time being. >> you can see all of bill whitaker's report on cbsnews.com. coming up this morning on "cbs this morning," after his appearance last night on "60 minutes" patrick kennedy joins us in the studio with his new memoir. and charlie talks with claire dane about her "homeland" character. >> i love she is such a protagonist and she has to drive the action forward. it's very unusual to have that chance as a woman. and most fiction out there, most projects, you know, it's really not the woman who -- >> and, therefore, this is really wonderful, right? >> right. . we will will be live in south carolina with the latest on the historic flooding. that is all ahead on "cbs this morning." that is the "cbs morning
morning, this is a beautiful shot from our rooftop cam. >> little smiley face there. hard to do. >> good morning, everybody, it is monday, i'm michelle griego. >> and i am frank mallicoat, it is a blue monday but who knew that? let's get your week up and running, let's kick it off. >> very optimistic this morning. >> it's a monday, you've got to bring it. >> you got a new --, finally. >> did you? >> announcer: that's what happens when you work together. you know me. temperatures out the door very mild, 50s and 60s, clouds at the coast, clear skies inland, it's going to be such a mild day but a warm-up is ahead. we want to talk about your fleet week forecast but first, let's say good morning to