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captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, may 23, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." history in hanoi. president obama lifts an embargo on weapons sales to vietnam. the deepening ties or a show of strength against chinese intimidati intimidation? what is donald trump's true value? a lawsuit reveals questions about the real estate mogul's wealth. plus, madonna and stevie wonder's tribute to prince from last night's billboard awards. today's "eye opener: your world in 90 seconds." " i said he was unqualified to be president. i believe that deeply.
i'm going to keep focused on donald trump because i will be the nominee. >> trump and clinton now running neck and neck. >> there is some discussion that your supporters might in a general election if you don't make the nomination go over to donald trump. >> donald trump is a disaster and i will do everything i can to see that he is defeated. president obama is beginning a historic visit to vietnam. >> the united states is fully lifts the ban on the sale of military equipment to vietnam that has been in place for some 50 years. looking to take back one of the key cities held by isis, the country's prime minister announced at the beginning of operations to retake fallujah. recovering the black boxes from flight 804. the u.s. navy located more than 100 pieces of debris. the billboard music awards filled with memorable moments. ♪ purple rain purple rain ♪ >> unlike the oscars we have black nominees. >> the week! >> i love you. thank you. tornadoes touched down in
texas bringing heavy rain and damaging winds. >> daddy, let's go, please. at the white house someone spotted some mystery objects flying over the grounds prompting a lockdown, but it turns out it was a few stray party balloons. >> all that -- chewbacca masks are flying off the shelves. the new zealander right in the kiwis. and all that matters -- ♪ celine dion gave a powerful performance. >> this one is for you. the show must go on. >> on "cbs this morning." you should be proud, you know. you ran a damned good campaign. >> i'm running a good campaign. >> but don't worry. i promise i'm going to have a very special role for you in my administration. how would you like to be -- wait for it -- the senator from vermont? [ laughter ] >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota.
let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." in a historic move, president obama has lifted an arms embargo on vietnam. the president announced the move overnight at a meeting with vietnam's president in hanoi. the embargo has been in effect since the vietnam war. >> the two leaders put on a show of solidarity in the face of growing tension with china. margaret brennan is traveling with the president in hanoi. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president obama is here to build stronger economic and security ties with vietnam. that decision to lift the arms embargo is aimed at sending a message to china that the u.s. will not let it militarily dominate asia. with a warm welcome from vietnam's communist government, president obama tried to put to rest the ghosts of the brutal war with the u.s. that killed
tens of thousands of people from both countries. >> just a generation ago we were adversaries and now we are friends. should give us hope. >> reporter: the vietnamese are eager to build ties with their cold war era foe in large part because of the threat posed by militarily aggressive china, which is seizing territory in both the east and south china seas. in an effort to stop that land grab, president obama made the decision to sell vietnam american-made weapons, removing a ban that's been in place for over four decades. a controversial decision since vietnam is controlled by an authoritarian regime. >> but this change will ensure vietnam has access to the equipment it needs to defend itself and removes a lingering vestige of the cold war. >> reporter: in exchange vietnam will give us us ships more access to its ports. mr. obama's next stop on the trip will be to another former enemy, japan. he'll make a historic trip to
the city of hiroshima -- the first sitting president to do o so. that city was decimated in 1945 when the u.s. dropped the very first atomic bomb during world war ii. more than 100,000 died. president obama told japanese television that he will not apologize. >> because i think that it's important to recognize that in the midst of war, leaders make all kinds of decisions. >> reporter: now the white house says the president will not revisit the decision to drop the bomb, but he will say, norah, that it gives america the unique responsibility of making sure that a nuclear weapon is never used again. >> all right, margaret brennan in hanoi, thank you so much. new polls show the race for the white house has dramatically tightened. in are march and april hillary clinton had a big lead in a head-to-head match with donald trump. that advantage has evaporated. one poll shows her losing to donald trump.
another shows her ahead by just three points. near ly half the voters say the want to consider a third-party option in november. nancy cordes has a closer look at the changing race. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, clinton says she doesn't pay attention to the polls, but clearly her campaign is feeling some pressure to begin focusing on her general election candidate as she and her husband unveiled some new attacks on trump. >> make america great again really means, hey, i'll make it the way it used to be. you will be better off. and if you're not, at least you'll have somebody else to look down on. that is a dumb idea. it will not work. >> reporter: campaigning in california, bill clinton mocked donald trump's slogan -- make america great again. previewing one of his wife's key strategies. >> we're not going to let, at least my campaign, is not going to let donald trump try to normalize himself. >> reporter: new cbs battleground polling shows voters think clinton is far more
prepared than trump to be commander in chief. but they said trump is far more li likely to tell it like it is. they were more likely to say he is too extreme. clinton may be ready to focus on trump but sanders reminded his supporters sunday that polls show he would be the stronger challenger. >> if we win the nomination, i assure you, donald trump will not become president. >> reporter: clinton argued sanders only polls better because he hasn't been subjected to republican attacks the way she has. >> i don't think he's had a single negative ad run against him. >> reporter: campaigning in california and in interviews sanders continues to lump clinton in with trump. >> i don't want to see the american people voting for the lesser of two evils. this campaign -- >> reporter: sanders, who only recently became a democrat, has repeatedly clashed with the party's chair, congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz. this weekend he began raising money for her florida primary opponent.
>> i've known debber for many years. personally, i like her. do i think she's the kind of chair the democratic party needs? no, i don't. >> reporter: he has long argued she favors clinton over him while criticized him just last week for not doing enough to calm unruly supporters in nevada. in that fund-raising e-mail, charlie, that his campaign put out last night, they pointedly said that electing her progressive opponent will send an unmistakable message to the democratic party. >> nancy, thanks. gun rights is the newest issue dividing donald trump and hillary clinton. trump picked up the national rifle association's endorsement over the weekend. clinton spoke to a group of mothers who lost children to gun violence. chip reid looks at how both candidates have changed positions on the issue. chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. both trump and clinton think they can win on the issue of guns and over the weekend the second amendment became one of the first topics to get the candidates to engage each other in what could be a preview of a general election campaign fight.
>> ladies and gentlemen, the next president of the united states, donald trump! >> reporter: when donald trump accepted the endorsement of the national rifle association, he wasted no time firing shots at hillary clinton. >> hillary clinton wants to abolish the second amendment. just remember that. >> reporter: lyclinton certainl hasn't proposed getting rid of the right to bear arms, but her campaign is seizing on trump's past position on guns in schools. >> i will get rid of gun-free zones on schools. my first day it gets signed, okay? >> that eidea isn't just way ou there, it's dangerous. >> reporter: at an event clinton fired back. >> parents, teachers, and schools should have the right to keep guns out of classrooms. just like donald trump does at many of his hotels, by the way. >> reporter: trump tweeted clinton was wrong regarding his position on guns in schools, but
he struggled to clarify sunday. >> i don't want to have guns in classrooms, although in some cases teachers should have guns in the classroom, frankly. >> reporter: the issue is tricky for both campaigns. many democrats say bill clinton's assault weapons bans is one of the reasons they lost big in the 1994 elections, and in 2008 hillary clinton struck a much different pro-gun tone in her presidential run. then-candidate obabarack obama called her out. >> how she values the second amendment, talking like she's annie observiakley. >> reporter: trump hasn't always sided with the nra on gun policies n. 2000 in his book "the america we deserve" trump wrote i support the ban on assault weapons and a slightly longer waiting period to purchase a gun. two positions he now opposes. "cbs this morning" checked with several hotels and resorts bearing the trump name. some claimed to be gun-free throw zones while others allow guests to carry a firearm with the proper permits. norah? >> chip, thank you so much. isis claims responsibility for several deadly bomb attacks
in syria this morning. a human rights monitoring group says more than 120 people were killed. the blast apparently targeted supporters of syrian president bashar al assad. explosions along the mediterranean coast included a suicide bawling at a hospital. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the bombs all went off between 9:00 and 10:00 local time, so that was just when the city was gearing up for the day and, of course, mayhem is exactly what the bombers intended. casualties, charred wreckage and, above all, terror. a reminder that isis is able to strike anyone anywhere with suicide bombers who can sneak themselves and their bombs even into the most heavily protected areas. the cities they struck this morning are in the heartland of the syrian regime. it's where president bashar al assad comes from. the very center of his support is there and until now an area
that's been safe enough that on our last visit we found syrians on the beach convinced that they were secure enough to forget at least for a while their country is at war. well, not anymore. these isis bombings also send a very provocative message to president putin. the russians have two military bases in this area which they've been using to support the syrian army in its battle against the various rebel groups. gayle? >> thank you, elizabeth. iraq's military is attempt iingo take the city of fallujah back from isis this morning. the terror group controlled the city west of baghdad for more than two years now. iraq's prime minister announced the new offensive last night. his government has told residents to get out. our david martin reports up to 1,000 isis fighters in fallujah compared to more than 20,000 iraqi forces. u.s. advisers will not go forward with the troops. president obama confirmed this morning an american drone
strike killed the taliban's leader. a french news agency says this video shows the burned out car. at least two charred bodies could be seen. the drone strike was in a remote part of pakistan. the prime minister condemned the attack saying mansur was an obstacle to peace talks. the u.s. navy found more than 100 pieces of debris on the surface over the weekend. the flight from paris to cairo crashed early thursday killing all 66 people onboard. the international is your of effort is focused off the egyptian coast. holly williams in cairo has the latest on the investigation. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the egyptian government has sent a submarine to the search area to try to retrieve the plane's flight recorders or so-called black boxes which could finally explain what went wrong.
the first audio recording to be released from the plane's flight deck is a standard check-in between the pilot and air traffic control over zurich and switzerland. >> reporter: around 2 1/2 hours later, the plane began to move erratically and then plummeted, disappearing off radar screens and plunging into the water. the certificasearch area is aro miles north of the egyptian coastline where the american team spotted wreckage from the plane and the egyptian military retrieved debris from the crash. data published by an aviation industry website shows automated transmission from the plane in the minutes before it crashed indicating there was smoke
onboard, though experts say the smoke alarms could also have been triggered by a sudden loss of pressure. alistair rosen stein is a former pilot with british airways. >> multifailures mann they're in serious trouble and that is not a normal situation. it could be caused by an explosion or by a fire. >> reporter: no possible cause has been ruled out at this stage including terrorism. though u.s. investigators have told us that so far there's been no credible claim of responsibility. gayle? >> holly williams in egypt reporting. thank you. a man suspected of killing a massachusetts police officer is dead this morning after a shoot-out. police say that jorge zambrano opened fire. a state trooper was injured. he was wanted in the shooting of officer tarantino. he was killed early sunday during a traffic stop an hour west of boston. breaking news on deflate gate this morning. patriots quarterback tom brady will appeal his four-game
suspension to a full federal appeals court. brady's lawyers argue nfl commissioner roger goodell exceeded his power in a three-judge panel should not have reinstated the penalty. goodell suspended him for his alleged role in underinflating balls two seasons ago. new details of prince's death are emerging this morning. a report says the legendary pop star was likely dead for hours when his body was found in the elevator of his minnesota estate. madonna honored prince in las vegas. jamie yuccas, it was a great show. good morning. >> reporter: it was quite a night, gayle. good morning to you. the night was filled with emotional performances, renditions of old hits, political statements, and a tribute for a late icon. ♪ purple rain purple rain ♪ >> reporter: it was a tribute fit for a prince. the material girl, madonna,
stevie wonder, and a sea of loving fans belted out one of the late pop superstar's greatest hits. ♪ purple rain purple rain ♪ >> reporter: in front of a packed las vegas house. celine dion shows she can still command a room. ♪ >> reporter: performing with a heavy heart after the loss of her husband earlier this year. she fought back tears as her son present ed her with the billboad icon award. >> i'm so sorry. ♪ >> reporter: it was a night full of emotion. kesha's powerful cover of bob dylan's "it ain't me babe" was celebrated with a standing ovation. a record dispute almost prevented the singer from taking the stage. britney spears partied like it was 1999.
♪ >> reporter: in a rare award show performance turning back the clock to revive her greatest hits. ♪ ♪ soon i'll be 60 years old >> reporter: but the night was also a celebration of what's hot in popular music. ♪ you'll be my only one >> reporter: and there was no shortage of fireworks. ♪ >> reporter: including demi lov lovato's shirt highlighting an inclusive bathroom symbol and her inclusion. by the way, there was some hardware handed out, too. the weekend collected the most with eight. >> it was worth staying up late. that was a touching scene for
celina and her son. she department know he was coming out. >> she didn't want to cry in that moment either. she kept saying, i'm so sorry i'm crying. >> and very interesting outfits for some. >> always part of the fun. >> are you getting brittaney spea spears' little number? >> you'd look good in that, norah. >> maybe for halloween. >> it was very inexpensive. she looked good in it, though. have to hand it to her. now to this story coming up, one of america's most notorious domestic terrorists insists he's good morning. grab the jacket before you head outside. seeing a lot of gray skies over san francisco. temperatures by later this afternoon will be slightly below average with a lot of 60s. some places farther inland approaching near 70 degrees. 65 the high in san rafael and 64 in oakland and 59 along the coast. a chance of a pop-up shower or two in the northbound hills and
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a traffic update from the k cbs traffic center, a big backup at the by bridge, the westbound ride got off to a bad start. right now, look at the drive time, nearly 1 hour from the upper east shore freeway and out of the macarthur maze jammed up from highway 24, a nearly 30-minute trip time, and traffic begins to slow westbound 80 and big delays persist for caltrain with an accident in burlingame, slowing on both sides of the track. elizabeth? thanks, george. it will feel mild to cool around the bay, highs from the upper 50s along the coast to 70 inland, and 65 in san rafael and 64 is the forecasted high in oak -- oakland. a chance of pop-up showers today and tomorrow and then warm through the weekend with the temperatures feeling more seasonal. ,,,,,,,,
it is so hot in india, the roads are melting. one city recorded a temperature of over 123 degrees fahrenheit. pedestrians, as you see, stuck to the melted tar like flies to a fly trap. not fun. forecasters predict the heat will continue. i don't even know what kind of shoes you wear on something like that. >> i know. yeah. pictures on the front page of the "wall street journal" over the weekend and "times," can't imagine the heat. people trying to put themselves in a public fountain to cool off. welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's not that hot here luckily. coming up, mt. everest shows the deadly dangers of trying to climb the highest mountain. why it is still a challenge when
you're going down the mountain. the unabomber wants to share his side of the story. ted kaczynski wrote a letter from prison asking to speak with a reporter. his motivation to talk now. time to show the headlines. the "wall street journal" says mosquitoes carrying the zika virus could start infecting people in the united states in the next month. a government official says there are already more than 500 zika cases nationwide including 157 pregnant women in the continental united states. those cases are related to travel outside this country. "the baltimore sun" says a police officer charged in freddie gray's death will learn his fate today. a judge is expected to announce the verdict in the case of edward niro. his trial on assault, misconduct, and reckless endangerments counts ended last week. niro and five other officers were accused last year after freddie gray died in police custody. the "los angeles times" says
a huge space shuttle component has been delivered. we reported on this last week. the 33-ton fuel tank, look at this, nearly half the size of a football field, was brought by ship from new orleans. streets were closed, and overhead wires were removed for the 16-mile trip. the tank will be displayed at a downtown science center. a bad weekend at mt. everest. three climbs eer -- climbers fr india die. this includes two others. the first five fatalities of the climbing season. a busy one after two years when launches and earthquakes left mt. everest nearly empty. dana jacobson with the story of high hopes and deadly consequences. >> reporter: good morning. nearly 400 mountain climbers from around the world have summitted everest since may thanks in large part to favorable weather. in the midst of their triumph, more than 250 people have died climbing the peak since it was first conquered in 1953.
as of this morning, five more names have been added to that somber list. three climbers from india were confirmed dead early monday. the same weekend two other adventurers also died. 36-year-old dutch climber eric arnold on friday night and 34-year-old australian marisa stridham friday afternoon. arnold trained for years and was on his fifth expedition. friday, his twitter account announced he had finally made the summit on. his descent, he complained of symptoms associated with altitude sickness and died later that night. >> death from water sickness comes from water pooling in the lungs, pulmonary edema or water on the brains. those can be fatal in a day or so. >> a huge avalanche and powder blast. >> reporter: climber jim davidson was on the mountain last year during an earthquake and avalanche that killed 19
people. eric arnold also survived that tragedy. >> the summit of everest is 66% lower in oxygen availabiliti. to stand and walk 20 feet across the ground can make your heart pound in your chest and make your head throb and make you dizzy. a a >> reporter: the so-called death zone affected marisa streidham. she was climbing with her husband, robert gropel, who attempted to revive her. he also got altitude sickness. he was evacuated by helicopter and survived. >> she could do anything. >> reporter: her sister and mother mourned marisa as a woman whose gifts were priceless. >> just be my daughter. >> reporter: a rescue team is being assembled to bring the bodies off the mountain. about 22 other climbers
reportedly suffering from frostbite have also been rescued. they're in kathmandu. meanwhile, adrian ballenger and cory richards, the two climbers we've been following who have been snapchating their way up the mountain, they are safe and on their final leg of the journey. they'll make the final push to summit around 2:00 eastern time. they'll push through the death zone. >> going up optional
kaczynski once again stands by his belief that he's not crazy. in a handwritten letter, ted kaczynski, known as the unabomber, writes, "i am ready to speak to someone from the media regarding my brother's recent comments and how they are being used to torment me." he listed his preconditions for granting an interview including "tell me who you are, why i should trust you, and affirm that you understand that i am not mentally ill." >> the fbi says an american airlines 727 with 80 persons aboard landed safely today's dulles airport and a small bomb exploded in a mail pouch in the cargo hold. >> reporter: for nearly two decades, kaczynski sent bombs through the mail, killing three people and injuring two dozen more. he was captured in april, 1996, and sentenced to four life terms. in the letter, kaczynski refers
to his brother david who helped investigators identify him as the unipalmer. david -- unabomber. david has penned a book detailing his brother's struggle with mental illness. in 2005 he spoke to "cbs news him.y morning" about why he i sometimes think maybe earlier in his life, you know -- he was my older brother. maybe if i had recognized how seriously disturbed he was i could have been more helpful to him. >> reporter: kaczynski has reached out from behind bars through handwritten letters before. psychologist dr. steven diamond has studied kaczynski's case. >> may well be some kind of a repetition of his trying to be heard and gain some recognition. >> reporter: we spoke with lawrence wright, the "new yorker" writer who received the heart from kaczynski.
he tweeted an image of the letter sunday with the caption, "the unabomber reached out," saying, "thanks, ted, you're not nuts at all." he described it as purely sarcastic and says he has zero interest in an interview. we reached out to david kaczynski who head yet to respond. >> i feel for david, the brother. was doing what he felt was the right thing at the time. now it's coming back. >> i wonder what the mental illness is. >> uh-huh. good question. >> very good question. next, donald trump in his own words about discrepancies in a north claims. and if -- discrepancies in his net worth claims. and if you're heading out, get our digital app device. you'll want to hear about the biggest change to nutrition food labels in years.
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successful, i vng a lot to offer. >> in a weekend interview, hillary clinton said the only way to know whether donald trump is really successful is if he reveals his tax returns. "forbes" magazine estimates trump is worth $4.5 billion. trump's latest financial disclosure filed last week says he's worth more than $10 billion. julianna goldman shows how trump responded to another direct challenge over his assets. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in 2005, "new york times" reporter tim o'brien claimed in a book called "trump nation" that donald trump was worth at best $250 million when trump and others said he was a billionaire. trump sued the reporter for over $2 billion, but the lawsuit opened him up to a close scrutiny of his finances. when he filed the 2006 claim, donald trump claimed a major part of his success was based on the accurate perception by the community and public that he's a billionaire. during a two-day deposition he was called out for exaggerating
his wealth like when trump told larry king he was paid $1 million for a speech to the learning annex. >> i'll be teaching you how to make serious money in real estate. >> reporter: in the deposition, trump conceded the actual payment was $400,000. the rest he attributed to the learning annex's promotional expenses felt during questioning, he acknowledged he didn't fully explain how he came up with the $1 million value, "i don't break it down," he said. >> you have the water. you have the sticks. you have the airline that i sold -- >> reporter: the discrepancies between what trump says his net worth is and what others estimate it to be often rest on the valuation of his brand. over the years, trump's international real estate developments have grown, but many of those buildings are licensed and not owned. in 2014, trump said his brand was worth $3.3 billion. last year, "forbes" magazine listed it at $125 million. behind closed doors, trump conceded property values are often subjective.
"you said at that net worth goes up and down based upon your own feelings?" "yes, even me own feelings as to where the world is going, and that can change rapidly from day to day." in the deposition, the attorney presented estimates of his net worth by two banks where trump had applied for lines of credit. both concluded trump was worth about one-third of the $3.5 billion he claimed in 2005. trump said the numbers were wrong, and the banks did not do an exhaustive search of his assets on. the campaign trail, trump boast this he's not a politician -- boasts that he's not a politician. >> i've never done this before. i've been a politician forrer it months. these guys have been politicians for 30 years in some cases, right. >> reporter: under oath, he said he spends his business like anything. "have you ever lied about your properties?" "i try and be truthful. always, when you make a public statement, you want to see it the most positive way possible. i'm no different than a politician running for office."
>> i'm so good at business. you people are going to be so rich so fast. >> reporter: one area where trump has broken with previous presidential candidates is refusing to release his tax returns which would provide a fuller picture of his wealth and document his income in far greater detail than the financial disclosures he's already released. >> i think that to get a full idea of who he is, those returns are an essential piece. >> reporter: former irs commissioner mark eberson served under president george w. bush. he says trump's excuse doesn't pass muster. >> he doesn't have a tax reason in my opinion to fail to release the seven years that have been audited and cleared. i think this is a political calculation by the candidate not to release returns. >> reporter: a spokesman for trump said the original book wasn't relevant then, and it's not now. he pointed to trump's financial disclosure which cites, "the greatest real estate assets in the world." trump's 2006 lawsuit was dismissed, so he appealed which he lost because the judges
concluded the information that trump gave to the reporter to prove his net worth could not be verified. >> all right. thank you. performance of the national anthem hits all the wrong notes. ahead, a call for a bias investigation. plus, how a journey across the sky came to a dramatic c1 good morning. grab that jacket before you head outside. there will be a lot of gray skies over san francisco. temperatures later this afternoon will be slightly below average with a lot of 60s. places farther inland approaching near 70. 65 the high in san receive -- rafael. a chance of rain tomorrow and then warming up mid week.
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around the bay. let's start with the bay bridge. look at the drive time, and pay no attention to that spider. we also are looking at an extremely slow ride from the upper to the lower east shore freeway and major delays for caltrain this morning. trains are being taken out of service and no trains are passing through the burlingame station. a pedestrian was struck and killed there earlier this morning, so whether northbound or southbound, you will be facing problems. elizabeth? thank you, george. let's go outside and see what it looks like now from the view of the roof here from the kpix studios in san francisco. there is the transamerica pyramid. temperatures on the cooler side. 55 in san jose and 53 in fairfield. 52 is the forecast right now oakland. temperatures this afternoon reaching mainly in the upper 50s along the coast and near 70 inland. a chance of rain in the north
welcome to our viewers in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including the first major update to food labels in nearly a decade. here is today's eye opener at 8:00. the decision to lift the arms embargo is aimed at china. >> clearly her campaign is feeling some pressure to begin focusing on her general election candidates. >> trump and clinton think they can win on the issue of guns and became kun one of the first
topics. isis can strike anyone, any where. >> the egyptian government has sent a submarine to look for the black box. >> ted kaczynski stands by his claim that he is not crazy. >> an impressive night. >> that britney spears little number. >> maybe for halloween. >> governor chris christie's approval rating is now the lowest, over 10% lower than bon jovi playing the new stuff. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. president obama lifted an arms embargo on vietnam in a meeting
with the country's president. they will give american ships more access to ports. the two leaders showed solidarity in the face of growing attention with china. >> the president's next stop in asia will be japan. he will be the first sitting president to visit hiroshima. the city was flattened back in 1945 when they dropped the first atomic bomb. the white house says that the president will acknowledge america's responsibility to make sure that no nuclear weapon is ever used again. >> two new polls show a likely match up for the white house is a virtual tie. donald trump leads one and hillary clinton the other. both are within the margin of error. clinton has a small lead in florida and ohio. >> voters give them both high unfavorable numbers. clinton was asked how she can
unite a country that seems so polarized. >> just like i did as a senator. i have a track record. hillary clinton called for donald trump to release his tax returns to prove that he is as successful as he claims. a group of veterans this morning is protesting trump's fundraising for their cause. reports thousand that mr. trump and his campaign have been lying about the total amount raised for our nation's veterans. before the iowa caucuses, he organized a veteran's fundraiser. we have just raised $6 million. we picked out some amazing veteran's organizations. >> now the washington post asked trump's campaign manager about that event.
he told the paper the fundraiser actually netted about $4.5 million. lewandowski blamed the shortfall acquaintances. the funds had not been distributed. >> i don't know the final numbers, but the number we raised for veterans has been mostly distributed and we're looking for some other really worthy places to distribute, but for the most part it has been distributed. >> cbs news has only verified that just other $2 million went to veteran's organizations. new polls show that bernie sanders fairs better against donald trump in the general election. sanders plans to stay in the race until every vote is cast. but hillary clinton leads him in votes and super delegates. their battle made it to the season finale of saturday night live.
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>> good to have you here. >> thank you. >> so these changes are going to make it easier, simpler, and clearer for consumers to make healthy choices. first, you can take your reading classes off because the calories and the serving size will be bolder and in a bigger font so it jumps out at you. the serving size itself has been made more accurate. a serving size of ice cream was a half a cup, now it is two thirds. packaging that has more than one servings in it will have two columns. per serving and per package. they added vitamin d and potassium, and also added sugar. >> here is what i would like to note. what level of all of these things is good for me and what is not? >> yeah, it's the percent daily value you should be paying
attention to. so you can look at the total amount of grams and the percent daily value that you're getting, and you don't want to exceed 100%. >> i think the idea of added sugar, for moms and juice, what is natural sugar and what is added. so sugar is a carbohydrate that is a form of energy your body uses. natural and added sugars are the same, but natural ones come from things like fruits and dairy. with added sugars, you're just getting calories. more than two thirds of americans want to drop their added sugar amount, but we're still getting way more than we should. it should be less than 10% of your total daily calories. most of us get over 13%. >> i want to go back to charlie. i'm still confused. it says total fat, 8 g, 10%. so are we supposed to have 10%
of fat, or that that amount of fat -- >> 10% of the total daily amount that you should be getting. you're allowed a certain amount pday.t in your diet every single but if you eat that amount per serving, you will be getting 10% of your total daily value. >> 10% is what you need? no, of 100%. >> okay, i'm still sitting here going -- >> no, the most poimportant thi i look at is the calories. >> they're all important. >> they're all equally important? >> are they? >> i pay attention to sodium, saturated fat which is not the healthiest form of fat, pay attention to the total calories. people don't have any idea what they're eating on a daily basis. >> how much of my diet should include fat? >> so you're allowed to have a
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opportunities. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the previous record was just ten million views set by buzzfeed for a video of an exploding water mel melon. -- watermelon nothing blows up in candace payne's video, but it's taken social media by storm. >> i'm such a happy jchewbacca! >> reporter: she bought the mask at kohl's as a birthday present for herself. >> this is worth every penny! >> reporter: it didn't take long for the joy she felt to spread to retailers selling the toy. [ laughing ] >> reporter: kohl's website quickly sold out of the mask. so did target and toys 'r' us. some sellers on amazon are now listing the $30 mask for hundreds of dollars. payne excitement appears genuine, and that's why the video was so popular, said "usa
today" money editors. >> there are generations of people who can identify with the product, and then she was also a relatable person. >> reporter: just like james wright -- >> this is the patty edition. the ♪ on my own >> reporter: the review of patti labelle's sweet potato pie sent it flying off shelves at wart last year. ♪ >> reporter: remember the blue dress that some people were convinced was white? or the shirt el chapo wore during his interview with sean penn? manufacturers couldn't keep up with demand from the crush of free publicity. campaigns can back fire like when red lobster tried to capitalize off heretics from beyonce's "formation." the song has been creditsed with lifting sales at red lobster by 33%. the vulgar lyrics put the restaurant chain in an awkward position. >> brands can't necessarily say,
this is a way that we can always have something positive come out of it. it has to be the right fit. >> reporter: in other cases, the viral videos are actually slick marketing campaigns. >> since you're an actress, you've done this before. >> reporter: these awkward first kisses between strangers has been watched nearly 114 million times. many of whom didn't realize it was produced for the fashion label wren. >> people could learn a lot from dogs. >> reporter: this touching film about a dog's love for his owner has more than 13 million views on zinio. it was funded by patagonia. >> like feeling beautiful -- >> reporter: this clip showing women picking between beautiful and average doors. it's part of dove's long-running campaign for real beauty. >> i think anything that makes a person more aware of a brand with positive images, positive causes, that type of marketing, it's priceless.
>> reporter: kohl's was so happy with the deadline to register t ty affiliation... good morning. it's 8:25, and i'm anne makovec. today is the deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation in time for the june 7 california primary. you can check your registration with your country registrar of voters office, online, by phone, or in person. the stanley cup playoffs, the sharks in st. louis for a pivotal game 5 with the blues after san jose lost at home on saturday. the series tide at -- is tied at 2 games a piece. coming up, a review of the book "the opposite of woe. " ,,,,
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spider that ate the bay bridge toll plaza. we had an incident on caltrain northbound 305 and there will be delays north and southbound between san francisco and san jose. here's elizabeth. thank you, george, and conditions over the bay bridge, a few clearing skies, but still cool, so grab your jacket and umbrella. 56 right now in concord and 53 degrees in santa rosa. we're warming up to mainly in the 60s, approaching near 70. 70 in napa, and 61 is the high in san francisco. a good chance of a pop-up shower in the north bay hills and probably a thundershower, and that's through tomorrow as well with the low pressure system remaining in the area. a warming and drying trend continues wednesday through the weekend. it looks nice with seasonal
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welcome back. coming up, colorado governor john hickenlooper -- hello, governor -- in studio 57. >> think he heard you. >> bet it was a trial with that name. we can discuss. first on "cbs this morning," we'll look at his book, "the race for the white house" and his support for hillary clinton. also what changed his mind about colorado's move to legalize recreational pot. ♪ >> i love this song. a pizza restaurant becomes
home to a podcast studio. see how dozens of foodies are finding their voice. >> what is this -- >> i don't know. >> "bittersweet." i wanted to know what it was since she loves it. >> good question. >> gayle and i like to listen to the "cbs this morning" soundtrack. we go home and download them. >> they send to me every morning. >> oh. >> excuse us. >> you have to ask. you have to be so curious that you say, is there some way i could get my hands on this soundtrack? >> ryan, could you please send this to gayle and i, pretty please? >> see. time to show some headlines from around the globe. "the baltimore sun" looks at a big upset in the second leg of the triple crown. >> he has won the preakness stakes! >> exaggerator splashed his way to win. the first loss ever for the
kentucky derby winner. >> and in britain "the sun" says prince harry tossed his arms in the air in disney world on splash mountain. harry first rode the log 23 years ago. he went with his mother, princess diana, had he was 8 years old. harry apparently asked specifically to go on that ride again. >> i love this picture. >> when i was with prince harry a couple weeks ago, i brought him a couple and showed it. it was interesting how he held on to it for a while and looked closely. >> i watched his face looking at it. you could tell it was bringing back memories. a very nice moment. the "washington post" says a new approach to organ transplants may ease the country's shortage. instead of being kept on ice, hearts and other organs are essentially being kept alive. devices maintain their temperature and function and monitor critical activity. doctors say the treatment may speed up the organs' return to service and expand the pool of donor organs. "the kansas city star" has a
stunning sky. mars visible without a telescope. this was snapped earlier by the hubble space telescope as mars got closer to earth than usual. astronomers call it opposition when earth passes between mars and the sun. it happens every two years or so. "time" magazine reports on the first voyage of the largest cruise ship. "the harmony of the seas" left yesterday for the netherlands. the ship weighs about 227,000 tons. it's got a zip line and an ice skating rink and can carry nearly 7,000 passengers. and "usa today" says the warriors may be worriers after a 28-point playoff loss. star forward raymond green may be suspended for kicking steven adams in the groin last night in game three of the western conference finals. golden state is behind two games to one. >> i'm not a guy, but that looked like it hurt a lot. you can tell.
>> i can tell you. >> it hurts, huh? >> i can tell you. >> governor's like tee, hee, hee. >> i don't want to see that again. >> everyone cringes. >> governor, i can assure you will not be kicked in the groin. that has never happened at this table on "cbs this morning." colorado is the center of debates from legalized pot to the presidential race. john hickenlooper welcomed democrats to the kngz that made history years ago welcoming president obama for president. then he became governor, leading the state through the aftermath of the aurora theater rampage and legalization of pot. he's a group pub entrepreneur. his memoir is "the opposite of woe: my life in beer and politics." we welcome governor hickenlooper to the table.
hello. >> great to be here. >> are you glad you're here? >> yes, i am. who knows? >> let us know later. >> let's talk about your experimentation with pot and naked selfies. you do recall that incident in the book. >> it's a long book. >> you shared that story why? you wanted us to know what about you? first tell them what happened. >> well, the -- i wanted the book to be authentic, grounded. >> honest. >> i put in stuff most people would edit out. i set up a tripod in college and took a picture of myself. >> naked. >> naked. i was in the booth -- in the bathtub. >> where are the pictures now is. >> lost to the archives of history, i'm sure. we tried to put everything in the book. >> you describe it as a call to action for nerds and geeks. i hear nerds and geeks are
having a good resurgence this time of the day. >> the idea behind the book is i felt i had a story to tell, strange, unpredictable life. when i was growing up, in the book, i had thick glasses, acne. no confidence. my dad died when i was a kid. through the evolution of life, you know, it -- nerds and geeks, that's who i was. if you work hard and have the right attitude and don't quit, in the end, you can play a roemp that's part of -- a role. that's part of what america needs. more people coming in to be mayors and city council members. everyone is frustrated by all forms of government. in their is us. >> this is america, this is politics. trump flies in survey s. that the way you think now? they're pretty much even? >> i don't think so. it's hard to predict these polls this far out.
it's great -- exciting, like it's reading drama. i think in the end -- in the book we talk -- >> that's a snapshot today. where it is today. >> i agree. probably. in terms of how people think. i talk in the book about agnes nixon who was one of my mother's closest friends. wrote amazing soap operas, "as the world turns," "guiding l.a." they would have a wedding and fill up an office with gifts. people take it as reality. i think that what donald trump has been presenting -- like "the apprenticesh apprenticeship," people think it's real life. that's not a vision for america, that's not a plan of how we should be approaching problems. >> it's also nasty, the campaign. you don't like negative campaigning. >> i also group as a skinny kid in elementary school and got bullied. and when someone's a braggart and bully, it makes me on edge because i lived that. i don't think that's the model we want for our kids in this country. obviously, this is my opinion.
i hold it pretty strongly. >> one of the debates going on now is over guns. donald trump has changed his position but just received the endorsement of the national rifle association. he says we should end gun-free zones in schools. you've done a lot in terms of guns in colorado. explain what you talk about in the book. >> in so many ways we tried to get the facts and listen. trying to persuade someone, telling them often what you think makes things worse. by asking questions, things like universal background checks, we got the facts. in 2012, we got half the gun purchases, 38 people convicted of homicide tried to buy a gun, and we stopped them. 133 convicted of sexual assault tried to buy a gun. 1,300 people convicted of felony assault. universal background checks work. you keep guns out of the hand of dangerous people. that shouldn't be partisan. that should be something we can all agree to.
it became a huge battle and a challenge. >> what's the difficulty in explaining on the one hand that certain kinds of guns you don't want people to get. you won't do certain procedures and convincing people you do not want to do away with the second amendment and you do not want to do away with guns? >> to look over the mass shootings we've had over the last 25 years, say, and there's about 35, i think. of those, three-quarters had magazines with more than 15 rounds. that becomes -- we couldn't find a single example of someone ever needing more than 15 rounds to defend their home ever in history. it's a benefit on the shooting range. a large capacity magazine. long term, that's probably -- like when we banned off sawed off shotguns in the 1930s. sometimes we modify our regulations, our well-regulated militias, what the second amendment says, for the overall public good of the country.
>> there's a lot of gun owners and second amendment supporters in colorado. how do they respond to the gun control measures that you signed into state law. >> many were unhappy. especially the magazine one. universal background checks is -- people can accept it more easily. >> so you want to be vp because malcolm glad dps-- gladwell says, "read and reflect on how thoughtful and charming john hickenlooper is and hope to god he runs for president one day," and that your name is being floated as a vp candidate. what say you? >> i have the greatest job in the world. >> everybody says that. >> i think that list is very long, and i'm toward the bottom. that's not a point of contician or really discussion. i look at -- malcolm is a brilliant writer and generous spirit to write such a nice thing. >> he deeply appreciates the dinner you took him to. in a sentence, what ought this
campaign be about? character? a particular issue, or what? >> i think it should be about what's your experience. what's your capability to be present on day one really is. and have you be that experienced to solve the most -- we're in one of the most challenging times in our history. back to the depression is the last time we had this many increases in productivity when the electrified factories. that makes it hard to keep people to work, to keep governor off. but we've got to go. you just agreed to sit and to a facebook chat after we go off the air. do you mind if i mention the book one more ti -- search cbs this morning on join the chat. >> that's right. any restaurant can feed your stomach. this one f,
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chocolate shops and grocers is a restaurant where the food is just as hyped as the diners. it's roberta's, where young people come for a slice of pie. if they want to watch a meaningful conversation, all they do is look through the glass. >> today -- >> reporter: from this intimate study in bush businessw -- bushwick, food is talk about. this man says convincing the restaurant was easy. >> the owners and said if i drop two shipping containers in your back yard, would you allow us to run a radio station out of it? they said as long as we can get the containers ourselves and use it for the restaurant if it should fail, then you can do it. >> reporter: that's how much belief they it? >> they were like, we just got two shipping container out of this. >> reporter: the network which still operates out of those
green shipping containers has more than 40 hosts. we sat in on emily pearson's show called "sharp and hot." >> you have outdoor space -- >> yes, i guess we do. >> reporter: which answers cooking questions at every level. >> we'll talk all about the benefits of charcoal versus gas grills. >> reporter: joe's show, "in the drink," is all about beverages. >> you might have six bottles to open in a five-minute span. >> reporter: over seven years, martins and his executive director, erin fairbanks, have earned a reputation as broadcast leaders in the underground food scene. food oregganically became a pla to talk about ideas as it pertains to food? >> food is politics. when we looked in the media world, there were enough cookbooks to build a mountain taller than mt. everest. but there wasn't anyone talking about, for instance, el nino's effect on the wine harvest. >> we're not trying to be a lifestyle network. our hosts are practitioners.
they run restaurants. they run nonprofits. they are farmers. there's no degree of separation. >> reporter: the past year was one of the best for podcast growth in more than a decade. 21% of americans have listened to at least one podcast in the past month. apple, the biggest carrier of podcasts, has 325,000 of them to choose from. >> by design, this is meant for a very endangered specinooesh a >> sure. and i not that's a good thing. it's maybe not going to equate to a book deal necessarily or a sponsorship with a major ad company. everybody can have their own sandfwox play in. >> reporter: the network which used to lure guests to come on air with the offer of free pizza, believes discussions about food and where it comes from should be part of the nightly news. it's why they've never had a hard time finding topics or people who are passionate to talk about them. has it been interesting to be a
part of this ride, to watch something go from nothing to now you've got so many presenters, such a bigger audience. >> it's grown so much, and when i tell people i'm part of it, there's an approving nod as opposed to an inquisitive head tilt. >> reporter: as american culture continues to obsess over eating, the heritage radio network will continue to document it. >> i feel it's pressure as a network, how do we continue to push the envelope around serious food conversation. more people want to hear it. our job is to step up and serve it. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," vinita nair, brooklyn. ♪ >> brooklyn. it's well ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
to figure out the cause of a fire that good morning. it's 5 minutes before 9:00. i'm anne makovec. police in vallejo are trying to figure out the cause of a fire that killed a 5-year-old boy on stella street. the boy's mother and brother were injured in the fire. and a middle schooler is representing the bay area at the national spelling bee. rutvik gandhasri has been practicing for 23 hours a week. we wish him good luck. and the 92-foot sculpture of venus will finally get her head. elizabeth wenger has a lock at the weather forecast. thanks, anne. looking good over san jose with
a few clearing skies, chilly out there, and temperatures are still below average for this time of year and today's high, mainly in the 60swith a few areas approaching 70. 65 the high in san rafael and 66 in fremont. expect a pop-up shower in the north bay hills today and tomorrow and the warming trend on wednesday through the weekend warming into the mid to upper 70s inland by the end of the work week. a check of the roads with george after the break.
here's an update from the kcbs traffic center. caltrain problems, tell you about those in a in a moment. first, a look at the bay bridge. an accident at the caldecott tunnel is gone but look at the traffic westward through lafayette and orinda, and the east shore, heavily jammed up. the bay bridge, a break at the toll plaza, and coming from the carquinas strait, 46 minutes because of heavy traffic on the east shore freeway. and then to the south bay with two separate problems, first, northbound 880 at the guadalupe parkway, a multi-vehicle accident and southbound 280, the heart of the commute, another accident at the
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