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>> thanks for joining us. "cbs this morning" is coming up next. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org good morning to our viewers in the when he ha in the west. it is wednesday, december 23rd, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump defends his use of a lewd term to attack hillary clinton. and ted cruz lashes out at a top newspaper over his kids. a change in rules over body scanners at airports could affect holiday travel. and why women are still unequal to men at the checkout counter. we begin this morning with a look at opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> the bullying has become his campaign. >> hillary clinton fires back at
donald trump. >> i'm so tired of hearing about the bickering between donald trump and hillary. they should all grow up and start talking about the issues. >> today is get-away today for millions of holiday travelers. severe weather could put a damper on holiday plans. >> much of the eastern and central u.s. is headed for the warmest christmas on record. >> iraqi troops try to recapture a city from isis. >> new security rules at the airport. tsa screeners can now force passengers to go through body scanners. the policy is effective now. >> another embarrassing blunder for the secret service when agents have badges and handcuffs stolen near the white house. >> the secret service continues to have blunders. >> a deadly landslide in rescue workers rewarded when
they find someone. >> all that. >> a firefighter inside a building when he realizes he's on fire too. he suffered only minor burns. >> zack hoskins, a walk john for the florida gators, scored his first basket. he was born without the lower portion of his left arm. >> all that matters. >> thousands of people witnessed a bright light streak across the sky over california and nevada. the debris is from a russian rocket. >> on "cbs this morning." ♪ we wish you a merry christmas ♪ ♪ and a happy new year >> randall gets up. i love the holidays! >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose and gayle king are off. anthony mason and vinita nair are here. good morning, looking festive, nice to have you guys here. a nationwide poll shows more republican voters prefer donald trump than his three strongest rivals combined. ted cruz is second with 18% followed by ben carson and marco rubio. chris christie is fifth. the poll came out as trump defending use a rude word to describe hillary clinton's first presidential run. trump tweeted last night that media reporting was, quote, demonstrated, he said that the word was not vulgar and only meant that clinton was beaten badly. major garrett has reaction from both campaigns. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton described trump
as a bully, a dangerous one at that, whose campaign will probably continue to inspire isis recruitment. >> his bigotry, his bluster, have become his campaign. >> reporter: hillary clinton said she wasn't surprised by gop frontrunner donald trump's questionable use of this yiddish term. >> she was favored to win and she got [ bleep ]. >> reporter: hillary clinton criticized his unfiltered campaign style. >> it is not the kind of style somebody running for president of the united states should be using. >> she's great at being the victim, the victimology status. it's not a sign of strength to insult people with profanity. >> reporter: ted cruz is also
showing momentum nationally, drawing within 4 points of trump in the latest quinnipiac poll. >> this is turning more and more into a two-man race between donald trump in me. we're seeing the washington establishment in utter disarray because the american people are fed up with being lied to. >> reporter: with cruz's climb in the polls has come increased scrutiny. this "washington post" cartoon drew cruz's wrath, satirizing this cruz commercial using his children. cruz demanded that "the washington post" leave his children alone, adding his daughters are "out of your league." the "washington most" depended the cartoon at first, then said it didn't live up to its
standards and retracted it. marco rubio tweeted that the cartoon was, quote, disgusting. cruz's campaign asked for donations saying, "they attacked my children." a line of powerful storms is targeting the southern u.s. they're capable of producing tornadoes and damaging winds. storms have already sit how to west louisiana. one man there was hurt when his trailer was torn apart. meteorologist danielle niles is tracking more snow and rain plus the severe weather threat. >> good morning, everybody. storm warnings and advisories are up for a series of storms. we just can't catch a break here. storms from the coastline of northern california back up through washington today. these showers extend south.
notice snow extends into the rockies as well, over the next 24 to 48 hours. measuring snow in feet in the deeper purples here, and a white christmas for areas in blue. snow in the west and severe weather in the east. there's a threat from louisville, kentucky through mississippi. isolated tornadoes possible and record warmth from texas stretching back up to maine for christmas eve. >> danielle, thank you so much. iraqi forces are reporting progress in their battle to defeat isis fighters in the key city of ramadi. isis has been in control of ramadi west of baghdad since may. the iraqi offensive is winning back part of city amid fierce fighting. the army says it will regain control within days. cbs news's security analyst michael morell has more from washington. michael, good morning. >> good morning. >> what's the significance of this setback for isis?
>> norah, i think this is very significant for two reasons. one is, what is being attacked here, which is ramadi. it's the capital of anbar province, the home to the majority of sunnis in iraq. it's only 60 miles from baghdad. the loss was embarrassing to the iraqi government early in the year. it's on the main highway to syria. it's on the main highway to jordan. this is an important target. and then secondly, it's who is doing the attacking. most of the gains in iraq have been done by shia militia and the kurds. in this case we have iraqi military working with sunni tribes men. the success here could become a model for the rest of the country. it's very important. >> what does it say about the iraqi army? >> it says that they believe and the united states believes they can conduct this kind of fight. the iraqis may be a little
optimistic that this will take only a few days. the american military is being a little more cautious. we're talking about 300 isis fighters in a heavily contested downtown area. street to street fighting. this may take some time. >> perception is obviously very important in all of this. how important is the perception that isis is losing? >> so i think that is one of the most important things here. isis has had the perception for over a year now that they're winning, and that gets them recruits, both in iraq and syria and overseas. it gets them money. so to the extent we can begin to turn back that perception and take the momentum away from them, that could be really important. mosul, the second largest iraqi city, comes next. >> thank you, michael morell. flags are flying at half-staff to honor a new york city police detective killed in
afghanistan. joseph lemm is one of six service members who died yesterday. margaret brennan is at the pentagon as we learn more about the victims. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it has been a brutal christmas week for the families of those six american service members killed in afghanistan. we spoke to the brother of one of the victims, who called his sister a true leader. air force major adrianna vorderbruggen was the highest ranking officer killed in monday's attack. >> she's a hero. i hope she's a hero to all of us, not just to me. >> reporter: older brother christopher said his trail blazing center was charged with protecting the largest u.s. military base in afghanistan. >> she intentionally would go on these patrols with her men, because she wanted to show them that she would do what she was asking them to do.
>> reporter: vorderbruggen is one of the first openly gay female officers killed in action. she had openly challenged the military's don't ask don't tell policy, a change that lets her wife and son qualify for military benefits. >> she was herself and proud to be who she was. >> reporter: on his first tour of afghanistan, joseph lemm returned home to his wife and children. but his second tour came to a tragic end this week. the 15-year veteran of the new york police department was a member of the air national guard, killed by a taliban suicide bomber who drove a motorcycle packed with explosives into an air force patrol. peter taub was also killed. his mother runs this restaurant, now closed so she can mourn the horrible loss. three other airmen were killed. the taliban has gained strength
since the end of the u.s. combat mission. they proudly released a photo on tuesday of the bomber they claimed killed the americans. today american and british forces are once again coming to the aid of the struggling afghan army, which is fighting off a taliban offensive to try to take over a crucial helmand province. >> margaret, thank you so much. a newly released document this morning shows how one of the san bernardino shooters helped the other get a visa to enter the u.s. syed farook writes, after several weeks of emailing, the two decided to get engaged at the hajj pilgrimage at mecca. they showed officials visa stamps to prove they both went to mecca. the u.s. says there's not enough evidence to show they met
face-to-face, which is required to get this type of visa. malik underwent many investigations that did not raise a red flag. triple a says for the first time modern 150 americans will travel over 50 miles over the holidays. they may not have a chance to avoid controversial airport body scanners. officials sell cbs news the tsa is changing its passenger screening protocols. jeff pegues is outside reagan national airport. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. tsa officials stepped up security after the paris attacks. this is another change. more passengers will likely be funneled through those body scanners whether they like it or not. late last week the
transpouration security administration wrote that it was updating the ability of individuals to want to out of advanced imaging technology screening in favor of physical screening. that now clears the way for the tsa to direct mandatory screening for some passengers as warranted by security considerations. over the years the technical has evolved. those body scanners that some critics label virtual strip searches are gone in favor of machines which replace an individual's image with that of a generic figure which officials believe lessens privacy concerns. airport security has been under the microscope. over the summer, a scathing dhs inspector general report uncovered major gaps. investigators discovered that 95% of the time they were able to smuggle mock explosives or banned weapons through checkpoints, in so some cases cruising through tsa patdowns.
it led to an overall that homeland security secretary jeh johnson talked about last week. >> in july i gave the new administrator of tsa a ten-point plan for improving aviation security and airport screening domestically. that plan has been and is being implemented on schedule. >> reporter: those body scanners are extremely sensitive. the experts say they can pick up a handkerchief stuffed into your pocket, which is why you have to take everything out of your pocket when you go through those body scanners. most importantly, the experts say the scanners can pick up non-metallic explosives, the kinds terrorists are trying to sneak on planes, vinita. >> thank you. a thief broken into an agent's car in broad daylight. the secret service agent got back to his car and a bag was
missing from inside his car. the bag contained the agenties handgun, badge, i.d. card, radio, and an encrypted thumb drive. the secret service is not saying anything about the incident. a glimmer of hope in the search for survivors after a massive landslide buried a chinese industrial park three days ago. crews rescued a 19-year-old migrant worker this morning. get this, he was buried for more than 60 hours. the man suffered only a broken hand and foot. a 33-story mountain of mud and construction waste gave way sunday, burying some areas under 30 feet of debris. more than 70 people are still missing. >> extraordinary fathe. the u.s. military is investigating what caused a mysterious streak in the sky. people across three states spotted the fireball last night. u.s. strategic command said it was caused by russian space debris returning to earth. anna werner is here with details
of the celestial light show. an anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anthony. it wasn't a bird, a plane, or superman, or even supergirl. and no, it wasn't a meteor. but it could be seen for hundreds of miles and appeared alarmingly close to those who got a glimpse. >> what is that? >> what is that? >> reporter: it was the midnight mystery, keeping people awake in parts california, arizona, and nevada last night, a blazing bright light streaking across the sky. >> it's all over facebook. >> reporter: local news stations were baffled. >> we have been getting all kinds of phone calls. >> we're hearing reports of a bright fireball. >> reporter: but what is it? we still don't know. >> reporter: witnesses offered a variety of theories. >> is that a really long shooting star? >> might be a meteor. >> santa claus? >> reporter: others just watched in amazement. >> wow. >> reporter: according to u.s.
strategic command which helps monitor thousands of items orbiting in space, the object was the remnant of a used russian rocket, which may have helped launch a soyuz supply vehicle to the international space station on monday, scheduled to dock this morning. >> every day, hundreds and hundreds of tons of materials slam into the earth's atmosphere. but we're quite fortunate that most of these objects that are produced on earth are tracked and we can control to some extent what their characteristics are going to be when they come back to earth. >> it's coming apart right now. >> reporter: the russian rocket is one of 16,000 space objects tracked by the joint space operations center, which had predicted the spacecraft would fall over arizona tuesday evening. it's unclear for how long the joint operations center knew about the rocket reentry, as well as where any of the debris may have landed. many thought that fireball was
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traffic very light in the bay area. good morning, i'm liza battalones. highway 92 heading across the san mateo bridge, moving at the speed limit across the span towards foster city. 101 looking good just outside of sfo. and over at the bay bridge, it is so quiet, that they switched off the metering lights and westbound traffic is just breezing through there. no delays getting into downtown san francisco. here's julie. we are off to a cool and blustery start this morning. temperatures this morning 37 in santa rosa. 47 fremont. 50 in san jose. later today 50s in the area. average for this time of the year. dry today, rain and snow return tomorrow at low elevations.
♪ journalists and crew had to run for cover when a pile of illegal fireworks started to go off without warning police had confiscated two tons while they invited the journalists to see how they were properly disposed of. an early round went off early and hence the explosion and running away. >> might be time for a new pr team. >> yeah. there you go. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour a new controversy over brain injuries in the nfl. the nfl denies it refused to pay for a study in a disease highlighted from a concussion. we will hear from a reporter who
says the league did object. how common is gender pricing? jill schlesinger will look at 800 products and how a major retail chain is responding this morning. >> we have plenty of questions for jill, don't we? >> we do. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the front page of "the washington post" has an investigation into fatal police shootings across the country this year. the article raises new questions about whether the same officers are involved in incidents multiple times. it found 55 of those officers had previously fired their gunses in deadly on-duty shooting. an additional 45 officers had previously been involved in nonfatal shootings. "the post" requested information on 743 deadly police shootings it has tracked throughout the year. "the new york times" reports on hacker. alonzo knowles is being held on bail in new york city. he allegedly gained access of actors and some of the material
reported explicit images and videos and no victims were named. "the seattle times" reports on the washington governor's outrage over the mistaken early release of thousands of prisoners. washington freed up to 3,200 millions too soon. governor jay inslee says they don't know if they committed additional crimes. the corrections department has known about the problem for three years. "wall street journal" reports that amazon wants to rely less on u.p.s. to deliver its packages. surging volume and rising costs have them looking at their options including making its own deliveries and relying more on the post office. losing amazon business would be a wblow to u.p.s. you wonder how do they cover the shipping costs? they say that is the fastest growing expense. espn says the nfl backed away from funding a new study of
the brain disease ete. autopsies have found the disease in dozens of retired football players. the national institutes of health announced tuesday it is funding the 6 million dollar study. demarco morgan is here with the nfl's response. >> reporter: none of that body from the nih will come from a 30 million dollar donation the league gave for these stoous but the nfl has denied espn's claim that the league cut ties with the study because the doctors spearheading it has been critical of the nfl. according to the espn report, the nfl pulled out of funding of boston university brain study after taking issue with its lead researcher dr. robert stern. >> it was clear they were expected to fund this study and they are not. >> reporter: he is an espn reporter and co-author of the article. >> the nfl rejected to him. they questioned whether he could remain impartial. >> reporter: but in a statement,
the nfl adamantly died the article's claim that the nfl did not pull funding from the bu study and they wrote the nih makes all funding and nfl has no retow power. >> everyone who has been diagnosed with cte has one thing in common and a history of repetitive hits to the head. >> reporter: on study the doctor said the study is more important than the nfl. >> whether the nfl is funding or not funding, that is really irrelevant to the work itself. we just want to get going. >> reporter: the 16 million dollar study is largely based on detecting chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte, a brain disease in the living. during a "60 minutes" interview last month, roger goodell talked about the brain research donation to boston university. >> reporter: are you concerned about what they may find? >> no, we don't. >> reporter: you're sowing the seeds of your own destruction? >> no. we want fact. we think the facts will help us
develop better solutions and that is why we are advancing medical research, that's why we are funding directly to boston university on some of this research. >> reporter: repetitive head trauma chokes the brain. >> reporter: espn's report comes just days before the release of "concussion" a movie about a nigerian born pathologist who came under fire from the league when he first diagnosed cte in a deceased football player in 2005. >> if it's shown that large number of players get the disease it will have a large impact on not only the sport itself but the business of professional football in this country. >> reporter: the n irknih relea statement saying the nfl is currenting funding eight ongoing studies in the area of traumatic brain injury. any questions about the donation from the nfl should be directed to the nfl. with just two shopping days
left before christmas, a new study shows a possible gender gap in pricing could be more widespread than many people think. the new york city department of consumer affairs revealed a sharp price gap between products aimed at women and girls versus men and boys. from toys to clothes and health care items the research shows an average cost difference of about 7%. cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger is with us. >> good morning. >> this is an alarming study. not only are women paid less but it appears we have to pay more for the products we want to buy. >> this study was interesting. what they were trying to do is differentiate between something that is pretty much the same product and something that is really different. if you have a cool shirt with lots of ruffles and that is marketed to women that is different than a straight-laced shirt for a man. they took all of these product categories and narrow it down and found pretty big different shals. >> specifically, let's talk about helmets and scooters. one helmet had a unicorn and one had a shark and how much more
was the one with the unicorn? >> okay. so unicorn you have to spent, get this? are you ready? about 28 bucks. you want a shark? it's $15. now let's say -- all right, i know that both of your kids could like both things no matter what the gender is. but if your daughter really wants that unicorn, then you're going to pay almost twice as much, right? if your son wants it also. but i think the problem here is that we are really seeing these massive differentials essentially the same product. not in every category but in this specific category, it's the same with a helmet. >> we reached out to target about the findings here. scooters we are talking about there is a big price differential in. they blame a system error for that and other findings they say a difference in price can be related to production costs or other factors. does that make sense? >> maybe. and sure, i'm going to believe them there are certain products that cost more to make for a boy versus a girl.
what i think about this is. i remember when i was a kid and they had bicycles and bicycles were different. you had the bar across for the boy and the girls didn't. i thought the boys bike was cooler, no doubt and that was cheaper. it's a funny thing to come back and see these differentials. >> specifically, when you talk about production costs, let's talk about the scooter. here is the red, boy scooter is $24.99 and pink scooter, virtually the same! it's $50! it's a color differential. >> target says this is a system, coding error. okay, let's take it a face value and maybe it was and maybe it wasn't. what is interesting here there is real interesting pieces about the law. in new york city, miami-dade county and as well as in california, there are some differences around the pricing of services. you can't differentiate around service. product, you can. that is a huge difference. be on the lookout. you know what? you know how to change this,
ladies? buy the men's version! one says i bought men's body wash on wednesday and saved three bucks! >> go for it. >> we take our frustration our on anthony. >> i actually think there should be a movement and a hash tag when you're in the store and #the price differential for similar products in this market for boys and transparency. >> women influence 73% of the income in households. >> i think we should be a much smarter shopper. race in america could be a big issue inoming up next. when you've got a house
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week, president obama says some of the criticism he faces comes from being the nation's first black commander in chief. cbs news contributor and republican strategist frank luntz let a focus group for those comments here in studio 57. >> i think it's racist for him to feel as though he has to inject himself into every racial incident that happens in the united states, just because he is a black president. >> i don't disagree with you and i definitely think it's important for people to take responsibility for themselves, but i do also think that there are certain systems within our society that have kind of stacked the odds against people and i'm not saying that gives anybody an excuse, but i think being aware that these things exist is really important for us as a community. >> nobody is denying that there is racism in america. there are divisions and divisiveness. we don't need to fuel that and inflame the compassion. >> is it going to be perfect? never going to be perfect. >> here we go.
we are going to answer that. do you think it's gotten worse? >> do you think it's gotten worse? why has it gotten worse? >> the racism in this country? >> yes. >> the fights, the riots, people getting killed. >> i think unemployment has a lot to do with it also, because whether you're black or white, if you can't find a job it's just going to lead to problems. >> we easily identify all of our problems but we don't provide each other with the proper solutions to overcome them. we are so quick to label, i got held down here or held down there. instead of, you know, putting our nose to the grindstone and saving money. >> we have to learn how to take responsibility of our own self. and don't -- you can break the curse. you don't have to be with your mother if she was a crack head and your father was a drunk. you can break the curse and become better and want better. >> by extension you have to extend that to the muslim community also and it's not about racism. it's about culture. it's about a culture where you speak up if you see something
that is worrisome and is suspicious. >> a large percentage of the muslim population in new york city are african-american people. when trump comes out and attacks an entire religion, it just inflames a problem that is already burning. >> burning. >> instead of dousing it, do you know what i mean? he is throwing gasoline on it. >> the people are saying black lives matter but to me it seems like black lives matter only when they are killed by white cops. >> exactly. >> as someone who grew up in chicago a lot of this is black on black crime. >> absolutely. >> we need to be just as outraged about that and protest as much as we do when someone that is killed by a policeman. i also want to add and some of these people were in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the wrong thing at the wrong time. >> nobody is on tv telling young black people when the cops tell you something, don't fight them! >> exactly. >> don't fight! don't grab their gun in the car! >> don't do nothing like that. just cooperate. if you go to jail, you go to jail but i bet you won't die or you might not die.
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♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ vallejo. the fire started around midnight. it good morning. it's 7:56. i'm anne makovec. a mobile home went up in flames overnight in vallejo. the fire started at around midnight. crews kept it from spreading to homes on either side. everybody inside got out. nobody is hurt. a body found in bodega harbor two weeks ago has been identified. the man from roseville had been missing since october when his fishing boat overturned in tomales bay. americans get sick from colds over a million a year. why is there no cure? stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
in los altos. if you plan on making the 280 commute, watch out for this problem southbound at foothill one lane of traffic shut down. you can see just a short blip of slow traffic. it's slow for about a quarter mile approaching the scene. the bridge commutes are looking fine. all the earlier delays have cleared out. at the bay bridge toll plaza the metering lights are off and traffic is coasting leaving oakland heading into san francisco. if you plan on heading towards the nimitz, be prepared for possible delays later today. we have a warriors game scheduled at 7:30. that's a look at "kcbs traffic." here's julie. >> we're off to a chilly start this morning. breezy earlier this morning, as well. temperatures right now still in the 30s in santa rosa. 40s for pacifica. san francisco, napa, 52 oakland, 50 right now san jose. 39 in fairfield. a cool start, a cool finish, topping out in the 50s areawide. dry today, rain and snow return tomorrow. and then linger through christmas day. ,, ,, ,,,,,,
good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday, december 23rd. a doctor explains why finding a cure to the common cold is such a complicated process. yesterday clinton brushed off trump's latest verbal barrage and described him as a bully, a dangerous one at a that. >> nearly a third of americans are on the path of severe weather. >> we have a break here, areas of severe storms all the way from the coastline in northern california. isis has had the perception for over a year now that they're winning. to the extent that we can begin
to turn back the perception and take the momentum away from them, that will be important. security stepped up after to the paris bombing, it's more likely that passengers will be passed through the body camerac. the rocket was alarmingly close to those who got a look. do you know how to change this lady? nora's back in action tonight filling in for scott pelley on the cbs evening news, that's called a double dose of o'donnell. charlie and gayle are off. donald trump remains the clear leader in the republican presidential race as he defends using a crude word to criticize hillary clinton. a new poll shows 39% of gop
voters include trump. ben carson and marco rubio at 10%, with chris tie following at 5 a%. trump lashed out at clinton last night. he wrote in a series of tweets, it's not vulgar, it meant got beaten badly. it's a shame that the biassed media is able to so incredibly define a word for the public when they know the definition is wrong. and clinton says she deplores the trump campaign. >> nothing surprises me anymore. i don't know that he has any browneds all. his bigotry, his blustery -- >> she did refer to it when a young girl asked what she was going to do about bullying. >> what are you going to do
about all this bullying? i have asthma. and occasionally i have heard people talking behind my back about not wanting to be near me because i have asthma, i mean people, it's not congretagious. >> you are looking at somebody who's had a lot of terrible things said about me and luckily i'm old enough but it doesn't really bother me. i know what it's like to be a young person in today's world where that is coming at you all the time. so we do have to speak out and speak up about trying to create an atmosphere where bullying is not appropriate. that's why it's important to stand up to bullies wherever they are and why we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. >> trump isn't the only candidate who is bashing the press this morning. ted cruz is angry with "the washington post" editorial cartoon. it showed him as an organ
grindser, the quote, "the washington post" makes fun of my girl, stick with me. marco rubio who has been fighting for immigration issues posts wash post's cartoon featuring ted cruz's children is disgusting, the post saying children are fair game is worse. ted cruz has an
ad out where he's reading christmas stories. >> the grinch who lost her e-mails. >> i know just what i will do, she said with a snicker, i'll use any own servers and no one will be thewi wiser. >> the post defended the cartoon but later retracted it saying it did not live up to the paper's standards. kentucky's new governor has issued a controversial executive order to remove county clerk's names from marriage licenses, the decision is inspired by
rowan county clerk kim davis who refused to issue marriage licenses because same-sex marriages go against her religious beliefs. >> the people have rallied and you are a strong people. >> davis was released from jail when she promised to interfere when her deputy clerk issuinged marriage licenses. >> kim davis said if i can be remembered for one thing, it's that i was not afraid to not compromise myself. the american civil liberties union is opposed to the gover r governor's order. it has added to is cloud of uncertainty that hangs over marriage licensing in kentucky. a big holiday weekend in the movies. this is johnny dep
is number one. the magazine estimates that for every dollar he's paid, his pictures only make $1.20.
denzel washington comes in second, his movies make $6.50 for every dollar he earns. but if you want to know which actor gets the best bang for the buck. it's captain america star, chris eve evans, his movies bring in $108 for every dollar he makes. >> you might want to be on that list. >> on the overpaid list. >> didn't see any women on that list. >> no. he spends more than 70 million on remedies for the common cold. why findinging a cure is so difficult.
murder mystery that is not over. >> reporter: a love triangle, actually more of a love square. the suspect a dancer he planned to marry and two other men who also wanted to marry her. that's coming up on "cbs this morning." coughing...sniffling... and wishing you could stay in bed all day. when your cold is this bad... ...you need new theraflu expressmax. theraflu expressmax combines... maximum strength medicines available without a prescription... ...to fight your worst cold and flu symptoms...
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♪ okay, i'll rest. but if i'm going to bed, then you'll sleep with me. >> that would be impossible to resist if you weren't all drippy here. >> are you saying that you don't want to get with this? >> i had forgotten about that. monica on "friends" showed how miserable a cold can be. most adults get two to three colds a year. the symptoms may last from two days to two weeks. common colds are blamed for about 25 million sick days a year and also empty beds. in our "morning rounds" dr. tara
narula shows us the challenges of finding a cure. tara, good morning. >> good morning. the symptoms of what we call the common cold have been documented for thousands of years, but even with advances in medicine, creating a vaccine or cure is more complicated than you think. a runny nose, sneezing, coughing, headache and sore throat typically lead to a self-diagnosis of the common cold. and while the symptoms are annoyingly clear, the prevention and cures are not so obvious. about 200 different viruses cause the common cold. the viruses latch onto cells on the back of your throat and multiply, attacking your nose, throat and airways. >> the common cold doesn't kill anybody. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey linder says for now treating your body's reaction to the virus is your only defense. >> my three go-to things for the common cold are rest, fluids and then an analgesic and fever-reducing medicine like tylenol or ibuprofen tends to
help the most. >> drug stores offer hundreds of medicines and remedies for the common cold. they come in the form of tablets, liquids or syrups. last year consumers spent over $7 billion on these products. while they may offer some relief, there still is no cure for the common cold in sight. >> i hate to be a downer about not having a cure for the common cold, but there's a number of reasons. >> he says pharmaceutical companies would have to invest a lot of time and money, because there are so many different viruses. the potential drug would have to have a near perfect safety profile. >> people don't die from it, so you'd have to have something that's inexpensive, effective and doesn't cause harm on its own. >> drug companies have tried to produce a cure, but turns out the side effects were worse than the cold itself. dr. anthony fouchi says it would be nearly impossible to prevent the hundreds of different viruses. >> developing one vaccine
against one or two or three of them is almost follied. the odds are your vaccine is not going to be doing a pretty good job of protecting you. >> for most of us, a cold is often more annoying than dangerous, but the elderly, children and those with weak immune systems or chronic lung disease can suffer serious consequences, even death from the cold. dr. foucci and his researchers are focusing on viruses that are more dangerous. >> we tend not to think about the cure of the cold, we think about taking individual viruses and determining whether it's feasible or possible to be able to develop a cure. >> finding a cure or vaccine for the many common cold viruses is not a top priority for the major pharmaceutical companies, so if you're suffering from a cold this holiday season, it's best rest and maybe eat some of grandma's chicken soup.
>> it sounds like you have a little bit of a cold. >> that's right, unfortunately. >> but i think this is an important story because i think the inclination is to go get antibiotics. >> absolutely, and that's not the right thing to do. >> we've heard you talk about what happens if you do that too often. >> unless it progresses to a bacterial infection, which it can, but for most people it's not right to jump to antibiotics. >> we hope that you feel better, dr. tara narula, thanks so much. could a popular snack for your kids bring hassles at the airport? ahead, peter greenberg shows us the secrets of making your holiday travel easier. plus the young woman at the center of a murder mystery. who killed her, one of the three men in love with her. that's next on "cbs this morning." ♪ meet me in the morning when you wake up ♪ announcer: this portion ofs
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movie. correspondent susan spencer began covering this eight years ago. here is a preview of her report. >> michael wanted to make money. >> reporter: as a dancer at the great alaskan bush company, michelle met a lot of men, older men like scott. >> we were planning on a year engagement. >> john and kent. did john carlson ask you to marry him? >> yes. >> reporter: you said what? >> no. >> reporter: so john was never a fiance? >> no. >> reporter: kent leking thought he was but he never was? >> kent thought he was but he never was. >> reporter: they just worshipped her. >> kent's mother bessie said he told her to plan for a wedding. on may 2nd, 1996 she got devastating news. kent was dead, shot. three times. left in the woods south of anchorage. >> there were suspects clearly
developed. >> reporter: suspects named by kent himself, says detective linda branchflower in a strange letter he sent to his parents to be opened in the event of his death. >> michelle, john, or scott were the people that probably killed me. >> reporter: but letter or not, investigators had no solid case. michelle left alaska, married a doctor, had a child, and moved to seattle. then in 2004, eight years after the murder, authorities reopened the case. they soon cleared hilke, but two years later, charged carlin and lennonhand. >> they are charged with second-degree murder. >> they charge lennon was the mastermind. the motive? kent's life insurance and prosecutors pointed to kent's letter and a film. >> i don't do murder. >> saying to be one of michelle's favorites called "the
last deduseduction." it convinces the star to kill her husband. >> she really should have gone hollywood. >> reporter: twelve years after the murder, both carlin and michelle were convicted and sentenced to 99 years. >> miss linonan, you can have one final embrace with your husband. >> i just want to go home. >> she didn't pull the trigger. >> who did? >> good question but it wasn't me. >> reporter: while appeals were pending, the case took another bizarre twist. john kacarlin was killed in a prison fight. li linehan was retried. >> she is lethal to me. she is a conniving witch. >> a witch, i might be, but psycho path, clearly, i'm not. >> reporter: the last act of this 20-year drama may have
this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning. it is 8:25. investigators are on the scene of a small plane crash this morning near castro valley. they are trying to figure out why that plane went down yesterday killing the pilot the was heading from placer county to oakland. those in gilmore are about to get a little windfall. checks of $200 to property owners and correctly assessed. people ended up paying too much in property taxes. some of those refunds could be worth $30,000. in the next half-hour, cbs this morning, tips on how to streamline your experience at the airport. traffic and weather coming up in a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
good morning, everybody. very light traffic on bay area roadways. we begin with the san mateo bridge where westbound traffic -- all of the other your -- earlier traffic we had has cleared out. one to one looks good in both directions. just outside the airport. in the meantime over at the bay bridge told plaza, it is a quick drive. very light, free
holiday traffic of which you all the way across the span heading into the city. if you plan to head to the snow, remember to pack those chains. there are chain restrictions on all roadways the up to the sierra. that edge traffic. here is julie. we are off to a chilly start this morning with temperatures in the 30s for some locations. for santa rosa. 44 fairfield. -- 40 in fairfield. warming up areawide. it's not going to be a very warm day. it will be dry. don't get used to it. tomorrow, the rain returns along with snow at relatively low elevations. 2500 feet, we could see some snow and maybe a white christmas eve here in the bay area. atop mount diablo and higher elevations. showers continue into friday and we dry out saturday and beyond. ,,,,,,,,
♪ look how busy it is in the airport. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, how to avoid some of the biggest travel headaches this year. peter greenberg says how looking the opposite way can pay off at the airport. one of the most admired symphony conductors welcomed seth doane into his tokyo home and see how he earned the respect of american music lovers and major league baseball. that's ahead time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. hollywood reporter says steve harvey is welcome to host miss
universe next year despite his embarrassing mistake this year at this year's pageant. on monday he announced the wrong winner. he denies the mistake was staged for ratings. he says harvey felt terrible about mix-up and he was devastated in the dressing room after. north dakota is reported to be the fastest growing yestate r the year that ended in july. much came to attract out of state residents who are younger and despite economic slowdown despite drop in oil prices. others on the list include colorado, washington, d.c., nevada, and florida. they have been the fastest growing state the last four years. the seattle times reports on starbucks raking in money with its gift card. last christmas eve, 2.5 million cards were sold in the u.s. and
canada and it projects the top this year. the company says more than 25 billion dollars has been loaded on to starbucks gift cards since they were launched a decade and a half ago. this year starbucks is offering a limited edition car encrusted with crystals and comes loaded. >> it's report a one-handed college basketball player sank the first basket of his career. university of florida zach hodskins made it to the team as a walk-on. last night he drove and s doesn't even
watch movies. >> that reviewer is not going to have a lot of fans. americans are packing their bags this morning for a long holiday weekend. more than 100 million people are hitting the roads, rails, or sky to get to their destination. it is the seventh straight year of holiday travel growth. more than 90% of travelers will drive. the falling price of gas makes that a popular option. the national average could drop even lower, below $2 a gallon by christmas. cbs news travel editor peter greenberg is here with his insider's secret. peter, good morning. >> insider's secret, you got it. >> 91 million people on the road this holiday season. >> gas at a all-time low and christmas and new year's on a saturday and january 3rd, do not
drive on that sunday. the best day to come back is new year's day because everybody is just recovering. >> what about driving on christmas eve? >> not a bad idea this year, everybody is trying to get out yesterday and today so it might be lighter tomorrow. >> talk about flying. so many are flying. you say if you get to the airport early, don't go to the departure level. >> exactly. if you're leaving on an early morning flight and you should leave on an early morning flight at all times and you have an airport with an upstairs or downstairs, the upstairs is a zoo. don't go there. early morning flight have your friends or taxi drive you off at the arrival level because nobody is arriving at 7:00 and you'll say 10 to 15 minutes in traffic. >> have your ticket down is in there. >> take the escalator downstairs and you're not stuck in traffic. >> i do that when i get picked up. >> you're in reverse. have people pick you up in the departure because nobody is there. arrival area is crazy at that point with the police dogs and nobody allowed to park to pick anybody up. >> i had this question myself. what about gifts, wrapped gifts.
can you bring those through the security area? >> you can but i don't suggest it and security officers will probably open those gifts if they have any concerns. take a picture of everything you put in that bag that you checked in. >> they are changing screening protocols requiring everybody to go through scanners. how much delay will that cause? >> they are not allowing the prechecked people to go through scanners but the others, yes. there will be delays and a lot of people want to opt out and start conversations and may lead to arguments could be prepared for longer lines. >> what about food, pies, snacks for your kids? >> the 311 rules are still confusing. the tsa determines jelly and peanut butter and jam and maple syrup.
it may be determined as a liquid because situations strict interpretation of those rules so better get the pbj after you go through security. after getting frustrating it's taking to long to get your checked-in bag. >> when you get that bag, you're pdo?appy to see it, what do you grab it and run away. no. take an extra two minutes and open that bag at the carousel. people who steal luggage don't steal luggage but items from the luggage and you better find out right then and there. >> what is your favorite app in terms of checking travel? >> flight view is detailed tracking on the flight. the other one i love is called just landed and tells your friends when to leave to pick you up. >> that is smart! >> that is. >> master of classical music but seiji ozawa has another passion. it's fenway park. >> i look at the television and usually baseball is longer than
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conductor seiji ozawa was born in japan and became one of the america's greatest composers. seth doane visited the maestro in tokyo where they looked at his career. >> reporter: the conductor, of course, does not make a sound. but is responsible for every note heard. and for more than half a century, world renowned tokyo conductor seiji ozawa. a genius? not if you ask him. it's just hard work. 1951 what you were studying this morning? >> yeah. i was re-studying. >> reporter: throughout most of his career, he was up by 4:00 or
5:00 a.m. reading music. even on the day we met at the age of 80, he had been studying a pucchini opera. >> you cannot make telephone calls any more. >> reporter: you study other parts of his life? >> right. >> reporter: these are marks that you're making? >> yeah. >> reporter: at his tokyo home, he gave us a glimpse of the complexity a conductor sees on the sheet music. >> this is this part. this is the wing part. this is percussion part. >> reporter: you have to almost imagine what this all sounds like? >> exactly. ♪ >> reporter: rehearsal, he says, is the most important part. >> if everything goes well, sometimes that happen, you know? on stage and with me and that mome moment. ♪ >> reporter: there have been countless such unforgettable
moments in a nearly six decade long career which took him from tokyo to chicago and on to toronto and san francisco. then he spent 29 years in boston as the music director of the boston symphony orchestra, hence, the jacket. >> i love watching red sox. >> reporter: he showed us around his tokyo neighborhood. you're a regular here? >> yeah, yeah. >> reporter: at his favorite noodle shop, his picture is up on the wall next to some sumo wrestlers. how did you balance your conducting with your love of sports? >> boston symphony is almost walking distance from fenway baseball. >> reporter: from fenway park? >> yeah. so end of the concert, i look at the television and usually baseball is longer than concert. so i ask the driver, okay, let's go and then i go. >> reporter: you leave the concert hall. >> and go to to the last one or two innings and i can watch the
red sox. >> reporter: it was his love of sports that changed his career, really. as pointed out by no less than president obama. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: at a white house event celebrating the kennedy center honorees. >> as a teenager in tokyo, an aspiring classical pianist named seiji ozawa defied his mother's orders and joined a rugby match. looking at you, seiji, i'm not sure that was a good idea. he broke two fingers and that put an end to his piano playing career. but, fortunately, for the rest of us, it's opening up the door to a career as a conductor. >> reporter: at a busy cafe, he told us it was his piano teacher who first suggested ozawa become a conductor, whatever that meant. >> those days, no television yet. so i never saw orchestra. i never saw conductor. so i did not know what to say.
>> reporter: by 1960, he was a fellow at the prestigious music center in the berkshires. though, he spoke little english, he made quite an impression. his first "the new york times" review appeared that same summer and saying with his talent, xot exotic good looks and flair and good looks he will go far. he was born into a japanese family and then occupied china or man, which huka in present day shuwan. did you always love classical music as a child? >>ys. >> reporter: the family moved back to japan after the war. you grew up in a working class family. >> right. >> reporter: i read that you had to mow your teacher's lawn because you weren't paying for the classes, is that true? >> that's right. no money in my house. >> reporter: many decade later,
it was a fight with cancer and a tumble this summer which kept him in japan to recuperate with family. in september, he took the stage for a special 80th birthday concert, where he conducted in front of family and friends. when with you're conducting, you seem to be very expressive. you almost seem to speak with your eyes. >> i think you're right. you know, i was busy with the pine piano and rugby, so my english was zero. i tell you because my language so bad, i think when i conduct. i have to use picture and eyes. >> reporter: today, he loves passing on his knowledge to the next generation and says kids make great audiences because you know right away if they are
listening. after decades of conducting, he says his favorite piece of music is usually whatever he is studying at the moment. >> i must almost fall in love with this piece, otherwise -- between piece and me, not so good. and those are just less paper. and then when we play, we play and become life, and to do that, my energy must feel almost similar to the composer who wrote this. >> reporter: you want to breathe life into it? >> yes. if that happens, that good. ♪ >> reporter: when it goes just right, he says, a symphony can make magic. >> money. >> reporter: and one more thing. he wanted to show us something special before we left.
and tucked in with his passport, an important document was this. >> this is american nationality. >> reporter: wow. lifetime pass! >> lifetime pass! >> reporter: his two loves, sport and music, can cut across boundaries and transcend language and unify, and both also require some talent and a lot of hard work. for "cbs this morning," i'm seth doane in tokyo. >> he is terrific. >> i love watching him. he is thrilling to watch and i love when he asked his driver to take him to the ballpark after a concert. >> another good part of the red sox nation. >> you can see seiji ozawa and
♪ >> it's that time of the morning and to see an adorable animal. a wild sea otter and her newborn pup are bringing holiday joy to california's monterey bay aquarium. on the edge of the bay it allows sea life to escape the rough ocean during storms. the mom is hanging out more often than usual and they spotted the belly aby on her ben sunday. they are splitting the time between the bay and the pool. >> aw! >> all right.
this is a kpix 5 morning update. it is five minutes shy of 9:00. good morning. investigators are at the scene of a small plane crash near castro valley. the wreckage is in a steep wooded area. the single-engine plane crashed yesterday killing the pilot. it was heading from lesser county to oakland. and then behind the terror group in syria willis -- will stay behind bars. adam shafi poses a flight risk. >> and the sierra snowpack is now 100 and -- 111% average. twice as much water content and that snow compared with one year ago. and there is more rain in store for us. according to julie watts. rain and snow are both on
the way tomorrow. today, blue skies outside. it is going to be a really beautiful day for last minute shopping. temperature wise, we are off to a chilly start warming up into the 50s and pretty close to average. but the big story is the rain and snow returning tomorrow. snow levels down around 2500 feet. some of the lowest elevations. so we could see a little dusting of snow and white christmas eve, if you will right here in some of the higher elevation spots in the bay area. there is a winter storm warning in effect if you're heading to the high country tomorrow, grab those chains. we dry out saturday and beyond. traffic is up after the break. ,,
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good morning, everybody. passenger kpix traffic. it has been a smooth morning. no bark delays. they are still on schedule. in the meantime, if you plan on making the bay bridge commute, it is a nice ride with absolutely no delays leaving oakland into san francisco. traffic is moving well from into end with no delays approaching the peninsula.
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