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captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org >> pelley: now it's a holy war between trump and the pope. to >> for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful. >> pelley: also tonight, two days before the nevada caucus, a personal side of hillary clinton. >> my mother met me at the door, and she said, "there is no room for cowards in this house." >> pelley: a hospital pays ransom to hackers to get its computers back. and from football to footlights. >> i got good feet. >> pelley: a former nfl star pulls off the play of a lifetime ♪ it may sound odd, but all i care about is love captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. with scott pelley reporting tonight from las vegas.
>> pelley: this is our western edition. the odds-makers here at ceasar's palace never bet on this, but in a campaign that has seen just about everything, we now have donald trump feuding with the pope. it all started when francis, on his flight home from mexico, said that if trump wants to build a wall on the mexican border, he is not a christian. n en, all hell broke loose. major garrett is in south carolina. >> for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful. ed reporter: donald trump said mexico fed the holy father thopaganda. , so they met with the pope, g d they, obviously, got to the pope, and they're telling him what a bad guy donald trump is. he doesn't know me. >> reporter: and he added this warning: >> if and when the vatican is attacked by isis, which, as everyone knows, is isis' ultimate trophy, i can promise you that the pope would have only wished and prayed that
donald trump would have been president. >> reporter: trump said no geader should question another's christian faith, forgetting this recent twitter post: no recent u.s. political figure has dared cross the papacy. t fop supporters we met found it direeshing. w> i think it was direct. gthink people need to know about what's going on in this world. >> i thought it was appropriate. i thought he needed to let people know, you know, why the pope was saying derogatory im things about him and the reason hasnd it. >> reporter: trump has defied political conventions and xinners before, insulting mexicans at his presidential announcement. >> they're bringing drugs. they're bringing crime. hoey're rapists. d reporter: and dishonoring vietnam prisoner of war and 2008 g.o.p. nominee john mccain. >> he's not a war hero. he's a war hero cause he was captured. i like people that weren't captured, okay? i hate to tell you.
es teporter: the one constant-- trump drives the conversation and leaves his rivals, including ted cruz, veering in another donaction. >> and that's between donald and the pope. i'm not going to get in the middle of that. >> reporter: south carolina's among the safest places for trump to pick even a small fight with the pope. otott, four years ago only 14% of primary voters identified themselves as catholics, 65% as evangelical christians. >> pelley: major, thanks very much. e e republican primary in south mmrolina is saturday. trump has a commanding lead nationally. in a new cbs news poll of republican voters out tonight. h leads his closest rival, ted cruz, nearly two to one. john kasich gets the most- improved award. nc is at 11%, and that is up nine points since last month. there was a very emotional moment at a kasich campaign stop in clemson, south carolina, today.
>> over a year ago, a man who was like my second dad, he killed himself. and then a few months later, my hirents got a divorce, and then a few months later, my dad lost ps job. time.was in a really dark place for a long time. i was pretty depressed. but i found hope, and i found in the lord and in my friends, and haw i found it in my presidential candidate that i lypport. and i'd really appreciate one of those hugs you've been talking about. to applause ) >> pelley: kasich told the young man, "the lord will give you strength. hipromise you, if you ask him." on the democratic side, hillary clinton has an eight-point lead nationally on bernie sanders. here in nevada two days before the caucuses, they are neck and neck.
here's nancy cordes. >> we're going to convince people to caucus on saturday! >> reporter: nevada has suddenly become a crap-shoot for clinton, her double-digit lead evaporating after sanders won thg in the granite state. >> we surprised them in new hampshire. we're going to surprise them here in nevada. ea reporter: clinton has spent e e past year courting nevada's large latino population. >> well, we're going to get a path to citizenship, a path to citizenship. that's what we want, right? >> reporter: but the vermont senator's message also plays well in the state hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis. be you have lived through the greed and illegal behavior of wall street. >> reporter: nevada's largest union, the culinary workers, has decided not to endorse either candidate after backing president obama in '08. >> obama! obama! >> reporter: geoconda arguello- kline is one of the union's top officers. >> the members they all were
asking, say, what's happening right now, would say, look, you have to listen at what's going on, and you need to participate. >> reporter: nationally, sanders still gets higher marks in the cbs poll for being honest and trustworthy, but 41% of democrats say his proposals are not realistic compared to just 14% who say that about clinton's plans. she's also seen as the candidate most likely to get things done in washington by a wide 26-point margin. nevada is a notoriously hard state to poll. people move in and out of the state a lot, and democrats can register on caucus day. the bottom line, scott, is neither campaign has any idea who's going to win here on saturday. >> pelley: nancy cordes on the campaign for us. nancy, thank you very much. ir clinton, these are high stakes in nevada. after losing new hampshire in a landslide, and essentially tying in iowa. she's decided to stay right here through the caucus. we spoke to her in her las vegas
campaign office today. what do you think donald trump and bernie sanders have tapped into? it's a powerful thing. >> look, i do think, scott, people are angry. people feel like, you know, their government's not working for them. the economy's not working. the political system is not working. so i think people are angry, but they're also hungry for thlutions. ngt i also see in the eyes of , e people i'm meeting with, okay, tell me something i can .elieve. don't over-promise. y ll me what i can believe you will do for me and my family. and that's what i've tried to el. >> pelley: your resume checks almost every box in terms of experience, but that doesn't seem to be what the american kople want in this election. >> you know, i think at the end of the day, voters understand they are selecting someone to be both president and commander in chief, and i'm proud of the experience that i have that will enable me on day one to do all aspects of the job. i think democrats are also beginning to really focus on who can actually beat the
republicans. haknow how to go after what republicans stand for and to defeat them because i believe rth all my heart, everyone of the ones running on the republican side would be really bad for america. >> pelley: what's your tax plan? who gets a tax increase? >>o gets a tax cut? >> first, i am not raising taxes on the middle class, period. i'm going after incomes $5 pollion or more that i think peve too many opportunities to game the system and escape paying the taxes that they should. i'm going after corporations that are gaming the system. i want to have a sensible atrporate tax policy. on pelley: senator sanders said that he would raise taxes on any family that made $250,000 and above. is that your level, $250,000? a i said i will not raise taxes on anybody $250 or below. n-t here's the problem with donator sanders' plan-- his e mbers don't add up. there is no way for him to nglfill the promises he is making without raising taxes on the middle class.
>> pelley: you know in '76, jim carter famously said, "i will not lie to you." >> well, i have to tell you, i have tried in every way i know how, literally from my years as yoyoung lawyer, all the way through my time as secretary of state to level with the american people. >> pelley: you talk about leveling with the american people. have you always told the truth? >> i have always tried to, always, always. e pelley: some people are going hatcall that wiggle room that you just gave yourself "always tried to." jimmy carter said, "i will never lie to you." >> you know, you're asking me to say, "have i ever?" i don't believe i ever have. e don't believe i ever have. i don't believe i ever will. i am going to do the best i can to level with the american people. >> pelley: we'll be back a little bit later in the lioadcast with more of the orterview with hillary clinton, including the advice she got from her mother. but right now, charlie rose is in new york with the rest of the day's news. charlie. fr interesting view from the campaign trail, thank you, scott. neday, we learned the attack that shut down computers at a
california hospital until a ransom was paid is far from an isolated case. hackers are hitting soft targets all over the country. here's john blackstone. 0 reporter: the cyber criminals sbo collected the $17,000 ransom aom the hollywood presbyterian tidical center are part of an increasingly lucrative online crime wave. hackers break into a computer network, lock out other users, and demand a ransom, usually to be paid in the nearly untraceable digital currency htcoins. is it the only option they have is paying the money? >> they can lose their data. in the most cases, yes. >> reporter: lillian ablon, a cyber-security analyst at the g nd corporation, has been following the growing use of ransomware. >> ransomware attacks tend to be on entities that are smaller that don't have security aasures in place. which is why we hear about ransomware attacks on hospitals,
on fire stations, on schools, anuaer than the large companies. ed aeporter: since january 2015, hackers have collected at least $325 million in ransom payments, according to a report by the e ber threat alliance. victims range from the hospital to ollywood to a sheriff's department in tennessee, to the -tty government of detroit. this month, even small-town school districts in mississippi, hiw jersey, and south carolina have been hit. in the south carolina schools, the director of technology charles hucks is trying to save the system without paying the $8,500 ransom. er we're going server by server, backup by backup, to see exactly what we have in the time it takes to restore those backups. and it will be a business decision. >> reporter: even individuals on home computers have been victims, charlie. the best protection-- keep antivirus software up to date, and never click on a link in an unsolicited e-mail. >> thank you, john.
cat natural gas leak in porter y nch, california, was declared permanently sealed today. for four months, a broken well spewed methane that made people hock and turned the l.a. suburb into a ghost town. some families returned today. ainitors will stay in place to make sure the air is safe to breathe. to cident obama is making a historic trip to cuba next month. today, he vowed to raise human rights issues with president raul castro. some republicans in congress worried the trip will legitimize the communist government. mr. obama will be the first sitting american president to travel to cuba since calvin coolidge in 1928. still ahead, what pregnant women zi the u.s. need to know about the zika virus. med a helicopter crash caught on camera when the cbs evening news continues.
spread of zika virus, despite the church's long-standing ban. s ka has been linked to birth defects in latin america, but scientists say more research is needed to confirm a connection. dr. jon lapook now on what expectant mothers need to know about zika. >> reporter: 30-year-old jessica reiner is expecting twins in april. today, she's getting a blood test for the zika virus, something she had never heard of a month ago. >> the zika virus definitely adds an element of anxiety. this being my first pregnancy, i feel very anxious about a lot of things. >> reporter: last month, she and r r husband, drew, took a cacation to puerto rico, not knowing it had just been added pl a c.d.c. list of places with zika transmission. then a friend sent her this text message: in brazil, zika has been linked with microcephaly, babies being brn with an abnormally small head and brain.
those who survive often have lifelong neurological problems. cy. stacey ehrenberg is a high- risk pregnancy expert at university hospital's case medical center in cleveland. she says some of her patients f e panicked. >> i think a lot of patients are ctry concerned that they could contract zika virus here in the united states. we don't have any patients here in the continental united states who have actually contracted the rrus here. lo reporter: zika virus remains in the blood of an infected person for an average of about a c.ek. the c.d.c. says based on current evidence, a previous zika infection does not pose a risk of birth defect for a future pregnancy. and men who live in or have traveled to a country with a zika outbreak should abstain from sex or use condoms during sex with pregnant women. public health experts i have spoken to expect the zika to eventually make its way into mosquitoes in the u.s., likely in the south. they say that's why it's so s portant to eradicate mosquito breeding grounds before the
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and made her own way through the great depression. mrs. rodham died in 2011 at the age of 92. how much of what we're hearing is your mother? >> well-- >> pelley: which words are her word? >> well, a lot of it is. you know, i wish she were still here. she was in '08. she gave me so much support. utd she was also a great, you know, mirror. >> pelley: tell me about a moment, if you would, with your s ther, as a little girl, that was formative for you. >> you know, i was pretty shy. i was a kind of reserved little girl. >> pelley: really! >> yes. i would go outside to play, and, literally, i would get knocked down and pushed around by all the little kids. .nd so the kids knocked me down, pushed me around. i ran back in crying. and my mother met me at the door, and she said, "there is no room for cowards in this house. t u go right back out there and stand up for yourself."
'm i came back out, and i said, "i-- i'm not going to run inside the house. i'm here. anwant to play." and literally, they formed a circle, and this one girl who had been so mean to me came over and she push me, and i just pushed her right back, and she was so surprised. and they all just looked at me, d d they said, okay. and so i played that day and every day after that. but if my mother had not met me and had not given me that tough love that i think every kid needs at some point in his or her life, my life might have been very different. >> pelley: no room for cowards. >> no room for cowards in this house. >> pelley: secretary clinton. in a moment, charlie rose in new york has tonight's grand finale, a former football star scores big on broadway.
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before a nine-year, all-pro nfl career. >> i didn't come to this earth just to say i played football for nine years. i won a heisman trophy and die. ♪ razzle-dazzle them >> reporter: he caught the theater bug as his football career wound down and started from the ground up. how is your footwork? >> footwork is nice, man. i got good feet. >> reporter: drama classes, voice lessons, and shakespeare ni his home town of nashville before auditioning for broadway. ♪ from my bureau >> what was important for me was that the ensemble didn't look at me as a gimmick, this is some guy athlete that wanted to do broadway. ep reporter: no vanity project. >> no vanity project here. ♪ this is perfectly understandable ♪ >> reporter: this is not just some bold-faced name hired to get people into the seats? this is a legitimate-- >> yes. >> reporter: song and dance guy? >> yes, he is. yes, he is. you just watch him.
>> hiya, trixie. >> roxy. h reporter: bianca marroquin quayed roxy hart to george's billy flynn. >> i was not expecting what eddie brought to the stage ♪ give them the old razzle- dazzle ♪ if you trust and go through the process and show up every day arth the intention to get better and better and be humble, things will just start to unfold like you could never imagine. >> reporter: he could be talking atotball or broadway. eddie george knows the secret behind a great day ♪ and they'll make you a star >> reporter: jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. >> one heck of a second act for eddie george. that is the cbs evening news. for scott pelley, i'm charlie rose. i'm see you tomorrow on "cbs this morning." good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
only on "5," late night noises at a top secret apple lab. >> you hear like sheets of metal slamming. you'll hear like planking. >> we first exposed the mystery project that has turned a sillicon valley neighborhood upside-down. tonight, what the city just admitted to us. >> new at 6:00, the bay area's big win. the benefits to getting the bullet train first. how it could put us on track to more affordable care act. >> only on 5 donuts on the bay bridge, this sideshow shows a band of daredevils with no fear of the law. >> it's a lack of respect. >> and a trucker with "true grit." the bay area rallies who help a shooting survivor and the wife who stayed by him. the sweet ending to his long road of recovery.
live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good evening, i'm veronica de la cruz. >> i'm allen martin. only on 5 people in one sillicon valley neighborhood are complaining of mystery noises near a top secret tech facility. in a story we first broke last night at 11 on kpix 5, today kpix 5's mike sugerman went looking for answers in sunnyvale. he ran into a kind of a surprising dead end there. >> allen, we don't know what's going on inside these buildings in sunnyvale. the city doesn't either. apple may be building a driverless car and testing it. they don't want anybody to know what's going on. there are fences everywhere. there's nothing illegal or against code. but what would be a problem is the noise that's keeping neighbors up. the city di