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>> very good, roberta. >> thanks for watching, everyone. remember your next local update is 7:26. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday may 19th , 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news. debris is spotted after an egyptair plane disappears. terrorism has not been ruled out. >> we're in paris where the flight took offer. captain sully sullenberger talks about what might cause the plane to disappear. vice president joe biden's emotional note to self reveals how faith and grit got him through devastating personal tragedy. >> we begin this morning with
this morning's today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> 66 people dead after an egyptair flight disappeared. unclear what happened to the plane. >> terrorism has not been ruled out. >> egyptair jetliner vanishes over mediterranean sea. >> aircraft at 37,000 feet after crossing into egyptian airspace. >> search and rescue under way. >> initial reports objects have been found. >> what clinton has gone through. >> how big an issue should that be. >> in one case it's about exposure, in another case it's about groping and fondling. >> and rape. >> followers who got violent over the weekend. >> i condemn democratic leaders for suggesting in any way that % that is what our campaign is about. >> ceo mark zuckerberg met with leading conservatives to repair relations after reports facebook was biased. >> they did not think this was a joke. they did not think this meeting was a cover your you know what.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west searches in the mediterranean finding what appears to be the first debris from egyptair flight 804. the airbus a-320 with 66 people aboard from paris to cairo. it went down this morning off the coast of egypt. officials said debris was found 230 miles south of the greek isle of crete. >> the plane swerved violently and plunged before it fell off radar. cbs news aviation and captain sully sullenberger standing by. first mark phillip at charles de gaulle airport outside of paris. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, the ritual of tragedy i'm afraid is being repeated again in paris and cairo. this crash, as we know now, has
taken place and egyptian ministry of aviation said the most likely cause is, in fact, terrorism. the bulk of the victims are egyptian and french. egyptair 804 left on time and regular route through the mediterranean, egypt and cairo. it last checked in with air traffic control while cruising at 37,000 feet in greek airspace. but as the plane was about to enter the egyptian controlled area over the mediterranean, radar images showed the plane went into a series of violent turns. first 90 degrees one way, then a full 360 degree circle the other while dropping precipitously. there was no further contact and the plane disappeared from the radar screen. egyptair said an emergency signal may have been sent from a beacon on board the plane. there were no weather issues at
the time. of the 66 people on board a-320, "among the missing three children, two infants. both pilots were very experienced with more than 9,000 flying hours between them. as families gathered in paris and cairo, a search had begun by air and by sea. some debris has reportedly been seen. ultimately hoped plane's flight data recorders, if found on the seabed, may provide clues to what caused this crash. if it was a bomb, it could have been planted not just in paris but turkey or tunisia where the plane had recently been. transportation safety analyst and chairman of the ntsb -- >> anything and everything is possible here. it could be a catastrophic accident. it could be a terrorism event. >> reporter: the first suspicion in these cases is always
terrorism in these times, and that suspicion is apparently shared both in paris and in cairo. the search is now under way for debris and especially for the flight data recorders, the black boxes, which above all will tell us exactly what happened. charlie. >> thanks, mark. mark phillips outside paris. captain sully sullenberger cbs news aviation and safety expert joins us from reno, nevada. sully, good morning. >> good morning again. >> take into account what egyptian minister said, the possibility of a terror attack as a cause is stronger than technical failure. what do we know that would lead him to say that. >> i wonder what he knows that would lead him to say that. absent information he has t we don't, it seems like every possibility should be on the table. it would only be after evidence is found that investigators would begin to narrow their focus. they will be looking at when
more airplane debris is found and specifically identified to be part of this airplane or when the recorders are found and analyzed we'll begin to answer all the many questions that are in this case. investigators have a lot of tools. one of the things they can do when they find the airplane is see if there's soot on it, expanded with a fire or torn apart for some other reason. they will see if it reached the surface intact organ to come apart in the air. >> the thing frightening, a series of violent turns. i can only think about those poor passengers sitting in their seats realizing the plane is going this way and that way very violently. what can cause that if it isn't somebody at the controls? anything else in your mind that can explain that? you know this plane very well. >> i do. there are a number of things that might cause what seems to have been a lack of control or loss of control.
there might have been a catastrophic event. there might have been a sudden emergency. again, at this point it's hard to know what might have caused these turns. it's also important to know depending on what type of radar was observing these maneuver, sometimes the update rates are only as slow as every five seconds. some more regional radars might update more often than that. these would be a series of snapshots of where the plane was at a certain number of seconds and not a continuous tape of exactly everything -- every movement made. so that coupled with the recorders would be a real important clue about what happened to this airplane and caused it to go off course. >> egyptair has had some safety and security concerns in the past. what do you make of that? >> you know, the international aviation authorities do audits for all the world's airlines.
egyptair in the last audit rated above average in a few areas but below average in most areas of their entire aviation organization and procedures. so they have had have issues in the past. we'll be interested to see when the investigation is more complete, as they look at all these factors, what areas need improvement the most. >> thank you, captain sully sullenberger. as you point out so early in the investigation, there's still a lot of questions that need to be answered. thank you, sir, for joining us this morning. >> good to be with you. >> thank you. flight 804 just entered egyptian airspace when it vanished. earlier this year man with fake explosives hijacked egyptair flight to cypress. no one was hurt. an explosion brought down a russian jetliner over sinai peninsula after it took off from the egyptian airport. 224 people were killed there. isis claimed responsibility for that one. jeff pegues is in washington with concerns about egypt's aviation safety.
jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. u.s. law enforcement sources say fbi will offer assistance to investigators in this incident. its evidence response teams are among the best on the planet. while details are still unclear, the reality is egypt and its flag carrier, egyptair have had a checkered air travel safety record. the two most recent incidents in particular have called the country's transportation security into question. when egyptair 181 was hijacked in march, many assumed the motive of mustafa was terrorism. claiming to be wearing an explosive vest, the 59-year-old demanded domestic cairo-bound flight divert. on the tarmac, it was discovered his interests were personal. he was arrested and no one was hurt. it renewed safety concerns following the crash of a metro jet flight in okay. the russian passenger plane disintegrated over sinai desert
after reporting from sharm el sheikh en route to st. petersburg. all 250 on board were killed. isis soon claimed responsibility for the apparent bomb attack. in 1985, one of the deadliest hijackings in history was on egyptair flight 648 after departing athens for cairo, heavily armed terrorists describing themselves as egypt's revolution forced the plane to land in malta. on the ground egyptian troops raided the aircraft in a move that has since been criticized. at least 58 people on board were killed. fourteen years later egyptair flight 990 crashed off the coast of nantucket shortly after taking off from new york. all 217 people on board died. national transportation safety board indicated the pilot brought down the plane intentionally, something egyptian authorities disputed, instead claiming mechanical
error. egypt says it will investigate the cause of last night's incident and will be joined by french authorities and the plane's manufacturer airbus. there is likely an examination of air safety at airports. norah. >> jeff, thank you so much. we'll continue to bring you updates. coverage continues all day on 24 hour streaming network. now to the presidential race and growing anger between bernie sanders and democratic party leaders. sanders campaign accuses the party chairwoman of favoritism towards hillary clinton. both sides say the other is lying about a disputed nevada convention that ended in chaos. nancy cordes looked how powerful democrats are putting pressure on sanders but he is not backing down. nancy, good morning. >> good morning. sanders told cbs news he is furious that democratic officials would accuse him and his campaign of promoting violen violence. now they are backing off. they are worried about protests
but know a protracted conflict with the candidate may encourage more unrest. >> that is a lie, an outrage. >> reporter: sanders says party leaders should be ashamed for claiming he encouraged supporters to disrupt the nevada party convention. because they were upset about the rules. >> i condemn all forms of violence and personal harassment. but i also condemn democratic leadership in any way, that is what our campaign is about, that we're tinged with violence, we're going to take violence to the democratic national committee. >> reporter: he got some back-up from vice president joe biden who was asked about the incident on a trip to ohio. >> that's not bernie. what bernie is going to have to do if that happens again, he's going to have to be more aggressive speaking out about it. >> reporter: sanders has gotten the same message from several other senate colleagues. >> the crowd was out of control. >> including senator barbara
boxer who got caught in the chaos. >> when you boo me, you're booing bernie sanders. go ahead. >> reporter: do you think he's done enough to make sure it doesn't happen again? >> i hope behind the scenes he's telling people to be respectful. >> reporter: some of the 1968 democratic convention when vietnam war demonstrators erupted into the streets of chicago after the nomination of hubert humphrey. >> i don't want to go back to the '68 convention, because i worry about what it does to the electorate as a whole and he should, too. >> some sanders supporters have begun posting plans to occupy dnc convention in july, something the party share is eager to prevent. >> everybody needs to take a step back and a deep breath. we have to make sure we can do everything we can to maximize the likelihood of being unified. >> she initially called sanders reaction to nevada completely inadequate and said he put fuel
on the fire. but now she says she is ready to turn the page. sanders has accepted an invitation from fox to debate clinton in california, but, gayle, dnc officials tell us the debate and its host are still being negotiated. there's no guarantee it will happen at all. >> thank you, nancy. a new poll finds donald trump is leading hillary clinton by three points in a november election matchup. the same poll last month showed hillary clinton with a seven-point lead. major garrett looks at trump targeting both clinton while reaching out to other republicans. major, good morning. >> good morning. connecting the dots in trump's daily campaign activities can be, well, a challenge. foreign policy tutoring with henry kissinger, the release of the list of conservatives trump might put on the supreme court, followed by yet another social media sizzler about bill clinton's sordid past. >> if hillary clinton for some reason wins, your country will never be the same. >> reporter: in an interview
wednesday donald trump previewed a potential general election attack rehashing accusations made against former president bill clinton. >> in one case it's about exposure. in another case about groping and fondling and touching against a woman's will. >> and rape. >> and rape. >> and settlements. >> reporter: known for being an attack dog, trump is trying to change the perception his policies are not conservative enough. >> i have a lot of people that are conservative that really like me and love everything i stand for. >> reporter: as part of that effort trump released names of 11 supreme court candidates he said were in the mold of late conservative icon justice antonin scalia. >> what i thought i would do is put this forward. this would be the list i would choose from or pick people very close. >> reporter: one person on the list texas don willett, mocked presumptive nominee on twitter, even floating idea trump might be a liberal in disguise and would rip off his face and
reveal a laughing ruth bader ginsberg. met henry kissinger seeking foreign policy advice. but republicans like senator jeff flake aren't convinced trump's policies will stay consistent. >> it's a good sign he's sitting down with foreign policy experts, whether that will stick or have the same position as now, we don't onknow. >> reporter: after much internal debate he picked famous and infamous for leading the effort to put sarah palin on the ticket in 2008. >> major garrett, thank you so much. news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson is here. john, good morning. >> good morning, norah. >> now we're talking about violence at the democratic convention like 1968. is senator feinstein floating this. >> the party flipped, supposed to be the republican convention. i think 1968 that's a little
hot. bernie sanders is saying, wait a minute, stop talking about that kind of violence. you're trying to mischaracterize legitimate complaints about the party. 1968 there was vietnam war, protesters hit in the streets. that was part of the what the violence is about. i think 1980 is a more interesting parallel in the democratic party. you had ted kennedy, carter had the delegate, going to the nomination, locked up but kennedy kept fighting anyway. he had a meeting with carter and said let's have one last debate, same way bernie sanders is calling for debate now. carter didn't want to do it. kennedy took it all the way to the convention and ended up being the liberal hero coming out of the that convention. can you imagine bernie sanders taking the same route. >> here is "new york times," sanders willing to harm clinton in homestretch. >> here is the harm. the harm is you have these fights we're having right now, which take all the attention away from clinton's desire to turn the conversation to a fight about donald trump. it also exacerbates an underlying weakness of the clinton campaign because it continues to kind of dog her, makes her seem like a person who
can't put the race away. we'll see what happens in new jersey and california where she's likely to do well. we may not be having the conversation next week. if he's going to take it to the convention, keeps dogging her while she's trying to make the conversation about donald trump problems. >> you think it would be clear democratic leaders suggest violence that may or may not occur. what does this do to the party? we were laughing but not laughing saying republicans don't have it together and now democrats seem a hot mess. >> find something to unify around it. if they are having fights all the time, it's hard to talk beauty unity. >> all right. thank you very much. tsa struggles to find the right balance between speed and security. ahead how congress could get involved and shrinking long wait
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." we're getting new information on the egyptair passenger jet that crashed with 66 people on board. officials say flight 804 from paris to cairo went down overnight in the mediterranean just after crossing into egyptian airspace. >> a greek official said debris thought to be from the flame was spotted near a greek island. flight 804 plunged suddenly before dropping off radar. egypt's prime minister said terrorism cannot be ruled out as a cause. mark phillips is at charles de gaulle airport near paris. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, the exact cause of this air crash, of course, is not known yet but certain bits of
evidence are beginning to emerge that detail the last desperate minutes of this flight. let's take it back to the beginning. the flight left paris at 11:00 last night. it's been in the air alt over two hours over greek airspace, had been in contact with greek traffic control. at that point greek military radar says the plane took a couple of violent turns, turning 90 degrees in one direction at one point and immediately 360 complete turn in the other direction. all this time dropping precipitously from cruising altitude down to about 10,000 feet where it disappeared off the radar. families have gathered -- have been gathering both in paris and cairo looking for news. they now know the news is bad. we also know here enparis and cairo, government sources including ministerial level are saying they believe the primary or most likely cause of this is
terrorism. >> mark phillips, thank you so much. the investigation into what happened put a new spotlight on airport security. stepped up screening is one of the things blamed for gridlock across the country. kris van cleave is there as tsa officials prepare to face reporters today. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, the tsa has about 42,000 screeners an now there are many saying that is simply not enough. the agency says last year less than 2% of travelers spent more than 20 minutes in line. the experience here at midway can be very, very different. never ending lines, thousands of missed flights and passengers forced to sleep on cots, all caused by delayed security lines at chicago's busiest airport. lawmakers on capitol hill are now asking congress to intervene. >> people are missing their flights. the airlines are losing a lot of money. this an economic crisis as well as a passenger crisis that we believe congress needs to step in and fix. >> on wednesday, american
airlines agreed to spend $4 million on additional staffing to take some of the load off tsa. there were also calls for chicago midway international airport and o'hare international airport to hire private screeners. >> privatizing would be huge efficiency and make it safer and easier for passengers. >> reporter: so how did this mess happen? it started with a surge of flyers and now a record number of travelers are expected this summer. an additional 95,900 a day compared to last year. but since 2011, tsa has lost funding and shed thousands of screener jobs. the officers union says there are 5,000 fewer officers now than 2013. >> they are losing people and not replacing them at the same time they have a huge spike in travel. >> reporter: after a series of terror attacks overseas and screeners failing 95% of tests during 2013 investigation, peter
neffenger ordered increased security at checkpoints. >> since it was created, that has been a problem for them, speed versus security and trying to get that right balance. >> reporter: last week congress authorized tsa to pay $34 million in overtime and hire 800 additional screeners by mid june. southwest airlines ceo gary kelly. >> i do believe that the administrator has a good plan but it's going to take a while to execute. >> this isn't even the end of the line. people still have to go through security before they can get to their gates. another factor in all this is tsa precheck. the agency had banged on the success of this expedited screening for prevetted travelers to offset some of the job cuts. instead, lagged by the millions. next week tsa neffenger expected back on capitol hill. you can expect he's going to face very tough questions. >> kris, thanks. time to show you other
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new developments on two professional climbers documenting their journey up mt. everest on snapchat. adrian ballinger and cory richards left base camp to begin a six-day climb to the top. in an interview you'll see only on "cbs this morning" they show us their plans for the summit. dana jacobson is here with how they survived a dangerous night on the morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. when we last checked in with professional climbers adrian ballinger and cory richards, they had just been hit by a monster storm on the north side of mt. everest. while they were unharmed, it's a stark reminder how dangerous
this mountain is, particularly for two men climbing without the help of extra oxygen. when adrian ballinger and cory richards face a brutal storm, with winds approaching 50 miles per hour. >> we just dug it out. >> reporter: their bodies were already depleted from climbing to 25,000 feet where the air is thin. >> your body is literally starved of oxygen. so everything you do makes you out of breath. >> we made the decision this kind of weather, no break, we've got to go down. >> we were battered the next morning. what you're seeing in the photographs and sort of the snaps is just pure oxygen. >> we just got our -- handed to us. >> if i was thinking anything in that moment, i wish i had become like a beach bum career instead of high-altitude mountain
climber. >> reporter: ballinger has led over 100 climbing expeditions on five continents as owner of expedition while richards named adventurer of the year. both part of eddie bauer mountain team. >> these mountains break us. we figure out if we can achieve beyond that. that's what i love about this. >> here we go again. >> until the very next day we won't back up. the weather looked good. we felt okay. we went as high as we possibly could on the mountain. >> in order to eventually climb without oxygen to the top of mt. everest at 29,000 feet they have to adjust slowly. they do this by climbing in stages with rests at lower elevations in between to let their bodies recover. >> we just go climbing. >> reporter: just one day after the storm they pushed over
26,000 feet elevation known to many climbers by another name. >> the death zone. >> da da dum. >> as you go higher your body can't regenerate. every minute spent above that altitude puts you, without trying to be too dramatic here, puts you closer to death. the margin for error drops to zero. if you screw up, you die. >> reporter: at this elevation, they must constantly check in with the doctor stationed at base camp. >> she's just listening to our voices and how we sound. are we slurring our words. are we still putting together thoughts coherently. >> reporter: she's also making sure she eats regularly to keep up strength. >> it's so hard to put food in your stomach. liquid is better. >> reporter: they drink meals. >> 4,500 feet is the highest anyone has ever eaten. >> reporter: after suckedfully reaching the height they return
to base camp to rest up before taking one final climb up the summit. >> quiet day on the mountain and all the time we need to recover and build those super important red blood cells. >> they plan to make their final push after most of the other climbers on the mountain who are using extra oxygen have summited, giving them a clear path to the top. >> we need without oxygen to never stop moving. if we stop moving, we'll freeze. so we need a day without a lot of people on the route and we think we're going to get that in about a week's time. >> fingers crossed. >> ballinger and richards are uploading climbing data to an app called strava, social network with another one of their sponsors. follows heart hate, pace of elevation. while they are making their final push, not just about watching snapchat video, you can check in on how their bodies are holding up.
>> they are so enthusiastic, doing something dangerous, no margin for remember but still cracking jokes. >> you make one mistake, you die. >> i watched their last snapchat video which went up two hours ago. adrian to his dad said, i want to do this badly, dad, but not badly enough to make a mistake. they get it. they know what it takes. you have to rely on instincts. >> less than 200 have done it -- >> without oxygen. 7,000 have ascended around that number and 200 have done it without oxygen. >> can't wait for them to come back and sit here. >> want them to get back safely. >> absolutely right. >> thank you so much. >> we have more from adrian and cory online. see how their crazy mountain hair stale, hair by mt. everest. >> two weeks without a shower. >> like a bad mug shot. >> check out the story on "cbs
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of the let's take a close look. not one but two separate accidents here from 101 northbound. the first as you see up there, at mckee road the second farther along right past the guadalupe parkway getting really slow. still slow here for the nimitz freeway. the stall is gone northbound and so is the accident at decoto but we're still back up all over the east bay. slow on the approach to both the san mateo bridge and dumbarton bridge. look at your drive time, over 31 minutes here. roberta? >> i want to go back to san jose because about 30 minutes ago i was showing you no sunshine. now the clouds are beginning to break up. but overall today we'll call it partly cloudy skies and it's a cooler start to your day plus it's breezy. the winds currently in san jose are under 10 but up to 14 miles per hour in oakland. later today west-northwest winds 20 to 30 miles per hour by the evening commute. much cooler down from 95 to 75 in concord. additional cooling friday. rain saturday. ,,,,,,,,
good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday may 19th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." there's more news, reports of debris spotted. we learned the plane dropped violently. first today's eye-opener at 8:00. >> the crash has taken place. egyptian ministry of aviation says the most likely cause is terrorist. >> absent information he has we don't, it seems like every possibility should be on the table. >> details unclear.
the reality is egyptair has a checkered travel safety record. >> sanders is furious democratic officials would accuse him of promoting violence. now they are backing off. >> what's this doing to the democratic party. we were all saying republicans don't have it together, now democrats seem to be a hot mess. >> the problem is they have to find something to unify around it. if they are having fights all the time it's hard to talk about unity. >> connecting dots in daily campaign activities can be kind of a challenge. foreign policy tutoring followed by yet another social media sizzler about bill clinton. >> ballinger and richards uploading climbing data every day. while they are making the final push you can check in on how their bodies are holding up. >> my goodness, did it again. for the second time this year, the sox turn a triple play. unreal. i'm charlie rose with gayle
king and norah o'donnell. found in mediterranean sea, the debris includes two life vests. greece's defense minister says the plane was flying at 37,000 feet when it suddenly dropped. the plane spun sharply and plunged more than 20,000 feet and then disappeared from radar. >> 66 people on board the plane, 56 passengers, 10 crew and 3 security personnel. most were egyptian and french but there was one canadian passengers. this marine traffic animation showed how ships rushed to the area to take part in the search. law enforcement sources say fbi will offer assistance in the investigation. mark fingertip ips is at the charles de gaulle airport near paris. mark, good morning. >> good morning. well, crash investigators will now be heading for the scene while the search is under way and a couple of pieces of debris have been found. but the evidence thus far, according to ministers in paris
and cairo is that their first thoughts go to terrorist cause for this. this flight left here at 11:00 last night. it was normal as it flew across europe and across greece heading across the mediterranean toward cairo. the greeks say their defense radar shows the plane took two drastic maneuvers while cruising at 37,000 feet. first swinging violently one direction 90 degrees and then doing a complete 360 degree circle, dropping precipitously throughout that from its cruising altitude down to below 10,000 feet where it finally fell off of the radar. relatives of the families had gathered waiting for news now that they know the news is bad. here in paris president hollande said his mind turned to terrorism. in cairo, aviation ministry says that's their thinking at this time, too. >> mark phillips outside paris. thank you so much.
egypt and its flagship carrier have a checkered recent safety schedule, a man wearing a vest hijacked a plane, diverted to vip rece. he was later arrested and no one was hurt. in october an apparent bomb brought down russian passenger plane over sinai desert after the plane took off from an egyptian resort. all 224 people on gorboard were killed. at the time they said no evidence of a bomb but u.s. intelligence officials leaned toward a bomb theory which later and accurate. >> former ntsb and cbs aviation expert joins us. good morning. >> good morning. >> these latest details are horrifying. i can't imagine what it was like on that plane. if it was not an explosion, what could cause the plane to drop like that. >> there are a lot of things that could cause a problem like that. too many to list right now. again, the descriptions we have to actually take a look at exactly what the performance of this aircraft was doing at that
moment and could it have been pilot issues, could it have been mechanical failure, could it have been a bomb. all of these things will be revealed when we're finally able to find the aircraft itself, recover the black boxes, the voice data recorder and flight data recorder. together they will reveal pretty much everything we need to know. >> mark, did you have any thoughts when you heard this was an egypt airplane? >> the investigators are going to have to look at the security history of egyptair, the safety history of egyptair, the maintenance history of egyptair and frankly the pilot training of egyptair. all those things are going to be very important in this investigation. >> mark, you may have sources that we don't sitting at the table. any evidence of a distress signal? >> there's a lot of misinformation that has come out already, but that's not unusual, charlie, given information early in accidents are rarely what we end up having to put a great deal of credibility to. >> other than finding the plane,
what is the first thing investigators need to do? >> well, the most important thing we can find at this time, of course, is any evidence, meaning any of the debris from the aircraft and mostly we're looking for those cockpit voice recorders. accidents are never really one thing. they are a chain of events, which all together create a catastrophic ending. >> we had captain sully sullenberger here in the last hour and he was saying when you're at 37,000 feet, it's normally a very calm time for the aircraft. what does this say to you that it happened then? >> sully is absolutely right. only 10% of the fatal accidents that are operating in commercial airspace occur at that time. 60% of them are really in the descent and landing portion of the trip and 22% are in takeoff. so this is a very safe position to be in, 37,000 feet at cruise and that's level altitude. >> are you concerned about
terrorism? >> certainly that's something that's going to have to be put into the mix. nothing will be discarded until we begin to actually bring up evidence and begin the analysis of what we're finding. >> is there anything else that should be done in terms of being able to provide some kind of information when a plane is in trouble? >> actually, charlie, there are things that can be done. i happen to be on the board of directors of a company that provides continuous streaming. that's something which, in fact, needs to be done. the airlines need to implement these kinds of things. we would actually have a great deal of information already had this airplane been equipped with the ability to stream its flight data and positioning. >> all right, really important information. thank you so much. >> any time. >> coverage of egyptair flight continues all day on 24 hour streaming network, cbsn. >> i keep thinking about that plane. we go to bed and wake up and it's a terrible day.
♪ when joe biden was just 29, he became one of the youngest people ever elected to the u.s. senate and has remained a member of the federal government in the 44 years that followed. now at age 73, biden, the 47th vice president of the united states, looks back on a remarkable career and life in our emmy nominated series "note to self."
>> dear joe, you're only 12. your stutter is debilitating. it embarrasses you, and the bullies are vicious. listen to mom when she says, bravery resides in every heart and yours spirit is clear. listen to dad when he says, joey, when you get knocked down, get up. get up. because if you listen, you'll summon the bravery to overcome the stutter and you'll learn to stand up to bullies. you'll learn from dad to moved the family to look for work that a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. it's about your dignity. it's about respect. >> hi, how are you? joe biden is my name. >> that's why you'll follow your heart and serve your community, your state, and your country. intolerance of the abuse of
power will drive to you stand up for civil rights. >> damn it we have favorites in south africa. the favors are the people being repressed. >> because you listened, you'll live a life fully consistent with what you were taught by mom and dad and you're faith. say what you mean and mean what you say. leading by the power of example will define you. and one day, you'll find your self forging a relationship with jesuit pope. you'll also learn early and later in your life that reality has a way of intruding. >> his wife and daughter were killed in an automobile accident and his two young sons severely injured. >> for the first time in my life, i understood how someone
could consciously decide to commit suicide. >> he was sworn in in the hospital at my bedside. as a single parent, he decided to be there, to put us to bed, to be there when we woke up from a bad dream. >> one day you'll be on top of the world. >> i'm beau biden, and joe biden is my dad. >> only to be brought down in a flash by a profound loss and grief that leaves a black hole in your heart, questions of faith in your soul, and anger, anger beyond rage. >> beau biden passed away of brain cancer. his illness had not been widely publicized. >> parents never expect to have a child predecease them. never. that's when you'll have to dig deep and live what mom taught you, that out of everything terrible that happens, something good will come if you look hard
enough. you'll hold on with faith and pure grit. you'll be blessed with a love that the anchor you as deeply as your faith. >> i love you. you're the love of my life and the life of my love. >> your bond with your children and grandchildren will be your redemption. because of a family grounded in unconditional love and loyalty, an compassion of friends and strangers, you'll get up, you'll keep going, and you'll give back. you'll realize that countless people have suffered equally or more with much less support and much less reason to want to get back up. but they do. they get up. they keep going. so must you. you learn what it means to be an
american. there is no quit in america. being there for your family and your friends, serving your country, building real relationships, even with people with whom you vehemently disagree. >> i appreciate the vice president's willingness to get this done for the country. >> that's america. made up of ordinary people like you, capable of doing extraordinary things. and one day, when you graduate from law school, you'll decide to become a public defender. in the midst of the epic struggle for civil rights, you'll be walking the streets of the east side of wilmington, much of which has been burned to the ground after your heroes were assassinated. >> dr. martin luther king, the apostle of nonviolence in the civil rights movement has been shot to death in memphis, tennessee.
>> forty years later, you'll stand on the train platform in wilmington overlooking the east side. wilmington and the nation will no longer be in flames but awaiting a new ripple of hope. >> been a long time coming, but tonight change has come to america. >> you'll be waiting for a young black man inspired by the dream of a king, coming from philadelphia to pick you up, take you on 124-mile trip to washington to be sworn in as president and vice president of the united states of america. i joseph biden jr. do solemnly swear -- >> together you'll prove that change is hard but necessary. progress is never easy but always possible. >> i believe in change because i believe in you. >> and things do get better on our march toward a more perfect
union. that's the history of the journey of america. and believe it or not, because you listened to mom and dad, you'll help write it. keep the faith, joey. >> oh, man. the sound you hear is a box of kleenexes pulling out. i don't know anybody that doesn't know joe biden that doesn't say he's a really good man. you know. have you a kleenex. a really good man who is a class act. it's tough. >> such a beautiful series, "note to self" to be able to look back on your life like that. >> well done. >> he said when terrible things happen, something good comes out of it. it's hard to think that when you're in the middle of such things. >> bravery resides within every heart. >> and strength within the family. >> very nicely done. >> iran want the world to know one of its prize pandas is alive. bizarre reason why the country
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china gave taiwan as a gift in 2008. i know we were worried, but he's concerns that substitute teachers may be avoiding the bayview. in the last two ye they've i'm kenny choi. in san francisco, concerns of substitute teachers may be avoiding the bayview in the last two years. they have accepted daily job offers in the neighborhood 81% of the time compared to 91% in other neighborhoods. we have learned east bay politicians are getting some of the best seats at warriors games without paying. it turns out, a special contract reserves three vip suites for supervisors and council members. and coming up on "cbs this morning," how getting high can help the aches and pains of growing old. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
here's an update from the "kcbs traffic center." as this commute is really heating up through the south bay and the east bay, these are earlier occurring accidents on 101 northbound at mckee and at the guadalupe parkway. and both are in the clearing stages. but leaving heavy traffic, look at the 101 drive time at 37 minutes. and as we mentioned that 280 drive northbound would creep up to about 30 minutes and now it's at 31 minutes for the northbound drive. here's 580 through oakland, san
leandro, jammed up with accidents westbound 580 at 150th. we are still look at residual slowing on the nimitz between the dumbarton and san mateo bridges as well as heavy traffic on the approach to both. here's a look at the weather. >> hey, thanks, george. and good morning, everybody. take a look at the sky. this is your forecast for today partly cloudy skies. right now temperatures are in the 50s from santa rosa to livermore. we will have some pretty breezy conditions today and much cooler, for example, concord yesterday was 95. today 75 degrees. yes, that's seasonal but 20 degrees cooler 70s and 60s today. 79 degrees in one of the warmest locations. west-northwest winds 20 to 30 miles per hour. so pretty blustery day. cloudy tonight. that will set the stage for partly cloudy skies on friday additional cooling, a chance of a shower or thunderstorm on saturday. ,,,,,,,,
don't we need a nice moment? yeah, we do. good morning, state college, pennsylvania. we're enjoying shots from your instagram followers. here's a photo if ipswich, massachusetts. the sky was painted in pink and purple. and let's go across the pond on over to norway. you posted a photo -- it's a misty morning there. that true. misty morning there. post photos with the hash tag #sunrisethis theirmorni #sunrisethismorning. i like pinks and blues and lavender and yellow. mist is nice, too. >> isn't it nice to hear when gayle thinks of all the photos. >> did i say it out loud? it was very beautiful. please don't write me. >> we're live on the show.
>> okay. i'm moving on. welcome back to "cbs this morning" -- i love misty mornings. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the argument between bernie sanders and top democrats telling him control to control his rowdy supporters. we'll talk about it with a key hillary clinton supporter, claire mccaskill, she's standing by. and how clinton can deal with donald trump's attacks against president bill clinton. sorry -- sorry. if you're running low on post-it notes, check the nearest window. inside a battle for bragging rights that's become an internet sensati sensation. now it's time to show the headlines. bloomberg says china's government floods social media with fake posts. a harvard-led study looked at the propaganda workers known as the fifty cent party. they post comments on social media. researchers say the government fabricates about 488 million comments a year. the post judith was an approximately
four-ton plant eater that roamed the worth 76 years ago. >> i want to see what's in there -- >> i wasn't sure how to pronounce it -- >> and the other sign -- >> you're right. bernie sanders says any suggestion his campaign supports violence is ridiculous. some hillary clinton backers are blasting sanders after his supporters disrupted a democratic convention in nevada.
>> i condemn violence of all sort, but i resent very much for any democratic leader to suggest in any way that the sanders campaign and millions of our supporters push violence. that is a lie. that is an outrage. and i hope that that statement will not be made again. >> senator claire mccaskill was an early supporter of the clinton campaign and has criticized bernie sanders in the past for attacking hillary clinton. good morning. >> good morning. >> does senator sanders have a point that he has unfairly accused of promoting -- has been unfairly accused of promoting violence? >> i kind of agree with bern oh this. i think nevada was an aberration. i think that the millions of bernie sanders supporters are not people who want to resort to harassment and threats and throwing chairs. i do believe this was an outlier because i think the millions of
people who support him are passionate and inspired by the message bernie is delivering. that doesn't, however, change the facts or, unfortunately, for the bernie campaign, the math. the math is pretty unforgiving at this point. i'll be glad when we can finally unite behind the issues that i know he cares so deeply it. >> yeah, we've heard you say that you think there something behind the scenes? right now, it looks a little dicey. >> well, i think the thing to remember is that bernie began this because he cared deeply about the issues. i think bernie would be the firefighter tell you, it's not about bern -- first to tell you, it's not about bernie. it's about changing things in this country for struggling folks. and because of that, i have to know that when the math is final, bernie has to look at a potential president trump and go uh-oh, we've got to get busy and make sure that we never let
donald trump, the reality tv star that is reckless and risky and is an anathema to the things we believe in, we can never let him set foot in the oval office. i'm confident bernie will be there when the time comes. >> your colleague, senator dianne feinstein, is talking about 1968. i mean, comparing that the democrat could have a similar convention. is that similar high bushil lbu -- high bushily? >> i think bernie sanders is resenting that he has to stop because the math is so difficult for him. i think he wants to finish the process. i respect that. and i think all of us respect that. so i really think we need to let everyone vote, then count the pledge delegates, and lead off in states he didn't win. i not the only thing i would campaign about in the campaign is saying the process is rigged and somehow closed to voters. where bernie sanders has done well is caucuses, and they are
closed. you can't go if you're working. you can't absentee vote. you can't mail in your ballot. it is a very closed process. that's the majority of the states he's won is the most closed process of all. >> bottom line, hillary clinton cannot win a general election without the supporters of bernie sanders. >> no question. we need bernie and his supporters. most importantly, we need to unite behind these issues. it's the supreme court. it's whether or not we're going to have religious toast get into the country. it's whether or not we'll have a guy that can't decide between noon and 3:00 what he believes in with the nuclear codes. that's what this is about in november. the sooner we can hyperfocus on that, the better off we'll be. >> shouldn't the parties be taking a more friendly stance to senator sanders rather than criticizing him? >> i think people got very upset about what happened in nevada. when barbara boxer, an icon in the progressive movement, is
called vulgar names and booed off the stage and feels threatened and harassed, i think it got a lot of people upset. passions are high. everyone is tired, it's been an emotional campaign. we've had 13 million votes cast for hillary clinton and ten million for bernie sanders. it's time the 23 million come together and convince the rest of the country to follow suit. >> senator, always good to see you. thank you for joining us. >> thanks, guys. post-it notes are finding new purposes this morning in an ongoing war between ad agencies. employees are turning the office stationery into artwork in the windows. the competing designs have spawned the hash tags postitwars and canalnotes. we have more from anna werner and how this began. >> reporter: gorge, as you look through this window, you're seeing one of the salvos fired
in this post-if t war. a battle -- post-it war. a battle over creativity, and these are the weapons. >> our spider-man was up before the other spider-man. >> reporter: high above the streets of old new york city, a war is being waged. the ammunition -- inventive. the strategy, calculating. and the effort, exhausting. are you eating and sleeping or just -- >> barely. this has gotten big. >> reporter: christina is the editorial manager for the advertising agency biolumina. one of the firms entrenched in the post-it note war of attrition. >> a lot of work goes into what details we need to figure out. and what colors we have on hand. then we execute. >> reporter: you're serious about this. >> we are pretty serious about it, yes. >> reporter: the first shot was fired last week. a simple "hi" constructed out of the classic three inch by three-inch stationery supply and snowballing into a competitive
and public display of artistic expression. admit it, you're out to win. >> yes, i am out to win. i'll admit. yes. >> reporter: just the street, alana and lecia are part of a team trying to stick it to their rivals. what it was about your creative vision that led you to batman? >> i wanted to win. batman is large. it takes six windows on my floor. >> there's no sign -- we have communicated with the other building. >> reporter: you're communicating with the enemy? >> we are. it's a friendly competition, i think. i hope. >> reporter: post-it notemaker 3m is staying neutral, sending supply kits to a number of firms on both sides. are you concerned about draining the creative energies that you need to generate great advertising? >> actually, the opposite. i think it's inspired us to be more creative in our day-to-day
work. i think it's helping us along. >> reporter: it's also helping foster friendship in the workplace. among people who would have likely never crossed paths. >> it did bring a lot of us together. we would go from floor to floor. everyone would go, what are you do, what are you doing? you start to help each other. >> reporter: of course, since we were coming this morning, they were kind enough to make us a cbs eye in classic yellow post-it notes, of course. how appropriate. all of this cannot go on forever. the owner says the war must end by may 31st because they don't want post-its on their window for the next year. >> debbie downer. so much fun. hard to pick a team until they put up the cbs. then i go, i like that team. hard to pick. they're both very good. fun. >> great. >> great stair. thank you. more seniors may be finding help for pain relief from pot. oh, no. coming up next, we're going take you inside a dispensary where
>> it's been almost three years. bring it on. >> charlie knew the words. meryl streep and steve martin's character, what does that mean? getting high on the comedy, "it's complicated." in real life, seniors are becoming less secretive and more serious about their cannabis consumption. the 55 and older crowd -- that's not old -- is the fastest growing demographic of pot users in the country. between 2013 and 2014, the number increased from 2.8 political to 4.3 million. barry petersen locks at how the new -- looks at how the newest customer might also be a grandparent. this is not what i expected. >> reporter: these seniors are learning how to fill their prescriptions -- >> for pain. >> okay. >> reporter: at a pot shop. >> that's got triangle -- >> reporter: in california where medical marijuana is legal.
they want to know the highs and lows of marijuana use. for the aches and pains of growing old. >> you have to learn how to use it. >> reporter: 80-year-old eva aguilera uses it to help with mobility. >> every medication has a risk. i've made my choice. >> reporter: seniors account for only 14% of the nation's population. they use more than 30% of all prescription drugs, include something highly addictive painkillers. pot is fast becoming a pill alternative. marijuana use is up 53% with the 55 and over crowd. harborside in oakland is one of california's largest medical dispensaries. >> the first stop that we're going to make is here. >> reporter: owner steve deangelo wants more seniors to make the switch. >> there's an ironic, almost
tragic phenomenon which is that seniors who are one of the groups who could most benefit from using cannabis are the single which remains most opposed to reforming cannabis laws. >> reporter: that opposition started when seniors were just juniors. >> if you want a good smoke, try one of these. >> reporter: kids growing up with movies like "reefer madness." >> marijuana, the burning weed with its roots in hell. >> reporter: and government anti-drug campaigns. >> just say no today. >> reporter: it's still illegal under federal law, but now almost half of americans live in a state where medical or recreational pot is legal. >> over age 50 is the biggest group starting to use marijuana. >> reporter: starting, really? >> starting to use marijuana. >> reporter: leland rucker is in colorado where two years ago pot went on sale for recreational use. rucker has been using it since the '70s. >> it's been a really positive
thing in my life as a writer. it's the best way. being stoned is a good way to work. >> reporter: fun, but research is showing it can be helpful. >> i think we're turning a corner on. that. >> reporter: dr. igor grant has rare federal funding to study the potential benefits of pot. >> it's certainly true that cannabis and thc have a much better safety profile than the opioid drugs and are less physiologically addicting. they're safer. that doesn't mean they're completely safe. fog? completely -- >> reporter: marijuana is safe. >> marijuana is safer, but nothing is completely safe. there's no panacea here. >> reporter: minds like the times are changing. this year, marijuana use is expected to appear on the ballot in at least a dozen states. >> we'll see our grandmothers and grandfathers and great grandmothers and great grandmothers benefitting from the substance and advocating that use. who wants to fight with their
grandmother and their grandfather? >> reporter: certainly not anyone we know. >> good being old. >> reporter: for "cbs this tony mirante, said where there's dope, there's hope. he's a grandfather, so i don't know what he's saying about his life. >> my gosh, okay. >> there will be an investigation later. >> yes. >> h. r. tomorrow, a transportation revolution. >> reporter: i'm ben tracy in los angeles where you can now take a train from downtown l.a. to the beach. it's something that hasn't happened for more than 60 years. tomorrow on "cbs this morning," we'll show you the boom in public transportation getting attention nationwide. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,
software executive david duffield is selling his 22- estate in alamo. the co-founder of peoplesoft is i'm kenny choi. software executive david duffield is selling his 22-acre estate in alamo. the cofounder of peoplesoft is asking $39 million. proceeds benefit a nonprofit animal welfare group. a piece of space history will be in los angeles this weekend. it's an external tank used during nasa's space shuttle program. it will go on display at the science center with the space shuttle endeavour. here's roberta with the weather. >> i want to see that through the streets of los angeles! [ laughter ] >> hi, everybody. good morning. let's head out. we have increasing cloud cover. we'll call it partly cloudy today.
this is sfo. no reports of local airport delays. right now stepping out we have a breeze out there west at 14 in oakland with the air temperature standing at 57. so that makes it feel raw as you step out. so make sure to have a light jacket. later today temperature dropping 20 in concord. down from 95 to 75. when you look at these temperatures, they are seasonal but it will feel cooler in comparison to the past couple of days when we have had unseasonably warm weather. so the winds out of the west- northwest 20 to 30 miles per hour late day. otherwise, ten to 20. additional cooling takes place on friday. there's a chance that we have a stray shower or two on saturday with the potential of an isolated thunderstorm. dry skies on sunday through wednesday. hey, george is in the house. he has a look at your morning commute, that's up next.
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here's an update from the "kcbs traffic center." if you are going to be heading out shortly you need to know about the slow traffic that's still plaguing this commute especially here in the east bay. out of san leandro into downtown oakland, 580 westbound jammed up at the highway 13 split. heavy down past lake the nimitz northbound jammed up, as well. as is the nimitz here heading southbound and northbound between the two bridges. jammed up for your ride especially here in the south bay with heavy traffic on 101, 280, the guadalupe parkway and even highway 85 is a jam-up for your trip out to the west valley through cupertino. hey pal? you ready?
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