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a's! >> go everyone in the bay area! captions by: caption colorado email@example.com captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, may 30th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." severe storms sparked deadly flooding in texas, and tropical weather soaks millions on this memorial day. donald trump rallies with bikers on the national mall. he promises new answers this week on the money he pledged to give veterans. a zoo defends its decision to kill an endangered gorilla to save a 4-year-old boy. animal expert jack hanna will join us. a look at today's "eye opener: your world in 90 seconds." oh! oh! >> i've been here 20 years, and
this is the worst i've seen it. >> deadly storms swamp the south. >> i'm up to my ankles in water. >> authorities are warning residents to brace for much more flash flooding. >> a little lake right here. >> we just raised almost $6 million for the vets. >> tomorrow trump promising a full accounting of money brought in at his veterans fund-raiser earlier this year. meanwhile the sabernie sanders campaign may hinge all his hopes on the california primary. >> california is the big enchilada. it's obviously enormously important. a wild shoot-out in a houston neighborhood ended with two people dead and six others wounded. >> bullet after bullet after bullet nonstop. >> accident at the cincinnati zoo that ended with a massive gorilla being shot and killed. >> be calm. be calm. the computer glitch at jfk airport affected thousands at terminal seven. a miracle no one was seriously injured during this race. >> the fuel tank blew up. oh, that's terrible. all that --
>> defy gravity at the great wall of china. he soared through a paper target. >> you just won the indy 500, baby! >> the winner of the indianapolis 500 alexander rossi. and all that matters -- >> the day we remember those who never made it home. >> president obama will pay tribute to america's fallen soldiers. >> it's up to the rest of us to live our lives in a way that's worthy of these sacrifices. >> "cbs this morning." ♪ shed his grace on thee a star-studded event at the capitol remembering those heroes laid to rest. >> all of our nation's veterans and the fallen and their families, we thank you and salute you. ♪ shining sea >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
and welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason with michelle miller. charlie, norah and gayle are off. hey, you all, happy memorial day. >> happy memorial day. drenching rain threatens millions of americans on this memorial day, flood iing in tex has killed at least six people, several others are missing and tropical weather pounded the carolinas clogging roads with floodwaters. >> downpours and thunderstorms today will soak many parts of the central and eastern u.s. some of the storms will be is e severe. david begnaud is on a swamped highway in south carolina, but we begin with manuel in rosenberg, texas, near houston with the deadly flooding. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there is a mandatory evacuation for low-lying parts along the
brazos river. it is typically beyond that yellow road sign way back there. you can see how much additional water is now flowing through it. it is five feet above flood level and still rising. the violent storms rumbling through texas showed no signs of letting up sunday. >> this is crazy. >> reporter: several people are dead, others are missing. after torrential rains unleashed devastating flooding. >> the people that live across the street from me, their whole front yard's under water. >> reporter: search teams in parker county, texas, have given up the hope of rescuing a 10-year-old boy swept away in the brazos river. >> we have the family here. they need some closure. we haven't been able to give it to them yet. we're going to keep trying. >> reporter: rising rivers have forced the mandatory evacuations of several communities in southeastern texas. >> this is the first time i've seen water this high, period.
i've lived in spring area for over 50 years and this is the highest i've ever seen spring creek. >> oh! oh! >> reporter: this lightning strike knocked the cbs station in amarillo, texas, temporarily off the air sunday afternoon. and in wichita, kansas, firefighters are looking for the body of an 11-year-old boy who fell into an overflowing gypsum river. you can see how close the water is to entering this home in rosenberg. the rising rivers in southeast texas also prompted the evacuation of two prisons here. the brazos river is expected to reach more than 53 feet later this week, which would be the highest ever recorded here. >> manuel, thank you. the remains of tropical storm bonnie are dumping more rain on the mid-atlantic this morning. more than eight inches has fallen on parts of south carolina. david begnaud is in jasper county where highways are blocked by floodwaters this morning.
david, good morning. >> reporter: this part of the state is known as part of the low country so the inland flooding i'm standing in is not uncommon, but here's what happened when body moved ashore it essentially stopped. it was stationary and the flooding became severe and significant. about a half mile behind me is i- 5. it has reopened this morning, and that is the good news travelers were wanting to hear as they get ready to head south and head home on this memorial day. on sunday charleston, south carolina, was hit with record setting rainfall. tropical storm bonnie made landfall with winds up to 35 miles an hour. >> like a little lake right here. going through. >> reporter: in jasper county, south carolina, the water rose quickly, flooding gas stations, cars, and some homes. >> we woke up this morning and our whole yard was flooded. we have been living here almost 41 years and never experienced anything like this. >> reporter: the flooding prompted officials to evacuate the county jail and transfer prisoners to neighboring
counties. the greatest threat was on the roads, flash flooding transformed highways into waterways. these stranded travelers were rescued by boat after their car got stuck in floodwater. >> nothing could have forewarned us. >> they didn't realize and the water kept getting deeper and deeper. >> reporter: on i-95 sunday in the city of ridge land, traffic was at a standstill, flooding forced officials to close the southbound lanes all day sunday. how long have you been stuck in the i-95 traffic? >> 3 1/2 hours. >> how far have you gone? >> three miles. >> reporter: in nearby coastal areas, beaches normally packed with tourists were deserted. high winds and dangerous rip tides kept people away. >> i guess we'll have to find something indoors to do. >> reporter: here in jasper county they had nine water rescues in about 24 hours. again, i-95 southbound reopened. that's the great news. anthony, now that bonnie is actually starting to move, she's heading to the north and the east so places like myrtle beach
have been told, heads up. it's heading your way. >> david begnaud, thanks. as david said, that wet weather is moving up the coast now. it's a soggy morning here in new york city. meteorologist nicole mitchell of cbs station wfor is tracking all the severe weather. nicole, good morning. good morning. yes, we are still dealing with tropical depression bonnie. winds at 30 miles an hour. that's never been our problem. it's the fact as it sits here over south carolina near charleston it is only slowly moving up the coastline, probably not off the coast until thursday or friday. it's able to dump rain in the meantime. there's actually a moisture flow that goes up the coastline. you can see that plume of moisture. so for the coastal regions we're going to see another two to three inches in many places, isolated amounts higher. and for texas, even more moisture on our water vapor image. significant amounts of rain over the next couple of days. three or four inches likely on a widespread scale, but isolated amnts even higher. so this is a higher risk for
flooding potential for us. if we head to the west coast, a much drier forecast. >> nicole, thanks. the tsa is trying to keep travelers moving this morning at the end of a busy holiday weekend. bomb sniffing dogs at chicago's o'hare airport helped speed up security screening. nearly 900 dog teams were scattered at airports across the u.s. and a terminal in new york's jfk airport is back up and running. a computer system failure yesterday crippled international travel for up to 1,500 passengers. some say work eers had to write some boarding passes by hand. donald trump will try to answer lingering questions tomorrow at a news conference. the presumptive republican nominee spoke at sunday's rolling thunder rally on the national mall pledging to help veterans. julianna goldman is in washington with how the trump campaign is trying to sharpen its message. julianna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, as donald trump worked the stage, his top aides worked the
beltway media fighting back against the reports that the presumptive republican nominee's campaign is in a state of chaos and might lack the muscle it needs for a likely matchup against hillary clinton. >> i thought this would be like dr. martin luther king, where the people would be lined up from here all the way to the washington monument, right? >> reporter: donald trump stood in front of a smaller than expected crowd at the lincoln memorial. >> do we love the bikers? yes. we love the bikers. >> reporter: and delivered a standard stump speech in an anything but standard campaign setting. the presumptive republican nominee tore into hillary clinton, touted his controversial immigration proposals, and paid special tribute to america's troops and veterans. >> so we're going to rebuild our military and we're going to take care of our veterans. >> reporter: trump also announced that on tuesday he'll be releasing the names of veterans charities that received money he raised earlier this year. >> and we just raised almost $6 million for the vets. >> reporter: the billionaire
businessman has come under fire for not fully accounting for the $6 million he says came in from a january fund-raiser just before the iowa caucuses. but while trump was in washington, his aides were playing cleanup. >> what we've seen is success time and time again. >> reporter: corey lewandowski pushed back against several reports trump's campaign is ripe with infighting and is being poorly managed. >> the media wants to perpetuate this story. the bottom line is we're winning. >> reporter: while the campaign's chairman and chief strategist paul manafort steered the conversation to trump's l e likely opponent. >> trouble follows the clintons everywhere. people are frustrated with all the drama around the clinton family and the history of the clinton family. >> reporter: trump's campaign manager says they spent less money than the clinton campaign did and got better results. anthony, corey lewandowski says it's how a trump administration would run. >> julianna, thanks. also in washington is rick
davis, a political contributor nor our streaming network. he was campaign manager for john mccain's 2008 presidential bid. rick, good morning. >> good morning. >> rick, what do you make of all these reports in the trump campaign? >> well, it sounds like a presidential race. i mean, there isn't a presidential campaign that doesn't have infighting. they kind of go along with each other. you know, look, a lot of power circulating around these campaigns that need to be distributed and a really good campaign distributes it along a broad base. in the trump campaign it doesn't have a broad base so the power is tightly controlled at the top mostly by donald trump and the aides around him have to work pretty hard, dig in and sometimes against each other. >> rick, is this the problem that he needs or wants to be having at this point when he's consolidating support in the party? >> it's definitely off message. he wants to be talking about a contrast with hillary clinton
especially at a time when she's trying to define a contrast with bernie sanders. so it's kind of a sitting duck for him. but the fact that he spends any time talking about his own campaign is really a bad day in the campaign. so, yeah, for sure this is not the kind of thing he wants to be going through right now. >> along those lines, you're saying he wants to stick to that message and it's off message now. he's criticizing fellow republicans still. how is this or will this ever sort of catch up to him because he continues to do so? >> well, the reality, i think, and it's hard to tell from the outside looking in but i think in his mind that's on message, right? he is going after all the establishment whether the establishment is a republican in washington or in a state or a democrat in anywhere else around the country. so when he goes on a tirade and attacks both republicans and democrats at the same time, his base, the people who helped him become the nominee of the party,
are high-fiving. they love that. it's red meat. it's manna from heaven. in his mind that's the campaign plan. now whether that's broad enough appeal to be able to win a national election i think has a lot of people scratching their heads. >> a lot of people scratching their heads. you heard it. rick davis, thank you. well, hillary clinton has left the campaign trail in california where she faces a primary fight with bernie sanders. he's using clinton's e-mail scandal to question her electability. demarco morgan is in chappaqua, new york, where clinton and former president bill clinton plan to appear together on memorial day. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton and bill will march in the parade today. they are expected to. clinton isn't scheduled to be back in california until next monday. that's the day before the june 7th primary. >> we come out of the democratic convention with the nomination. donald trump is toast.
>> reporter: on sunday sanders made it clear he wasn't giving up in california. >> california is the big enchilada. >> reporter: and floated that clinton's e-mail investigation could be a liability. >> it was not a good report for secretary clinton. that is something the american people, democrats and delegates, are going to have to take a hard look at. >> reporter: it was a hard turn from this line last year. >> the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> reporter: clinton, last seen in california friday, was defended by supporters. >> hillary clinton broke no law. >> she was mistaken about that. she thought it was approved. >> if she was a man, all of this stuff wouldn't be at the same level. >> california is ready for the political revolution. >> reporter: even if sanders wins, clinton could still clinch the nomination. she only needs 73 delegates. that's just 8% of the remaining delegates. sanders says the democratic nominee system is flawed. >> over 400 super delegates came
onboard lyclinton's campaign before anybody else was in the race. that's not rigged, i think it's just a dumb process. >> reporter: for sanders, a win would provide him with negotiating power and allow him to lay claim to the party's platform at the convention. it will also give him influence on clinton's running mate, someone he would view as a progressive choice. >> demarco, thanks. iraq is seeing a wave of deadly new violence this morning. isis claims responsibility for a series of bombings around baghdad that killed at least 24 people. the attacks come as iraqi forces advanced on fallujah. shiite militia groups are backing the operation by iraqi military troops and tanks. fallujah is one of the last major isis strongholds in western iraq. more than 50,000 civilians are thought to be trapped in that city. more than 700 people may have died this week in a series of migrant boat disasters in the med triterranean. that's according to u.n. and other agencies. video shows an overloaded
fishing boat overturning sending dozens of people into the water. it's one of at least three deadly shipwrecks in the past week. the italian navy sunday delivered dozens of survivors to the shore. rescuers have saved about 14,000 migrants from the mediterranean in recent days. this morning we still don't know the motive of a gunman who sparked panic in a houston neighborhood. investigators say the man fired dozens of shots killing one person. at least five others were wounded including two officers. police killed the gunman. omar villafranca shows us how the dramatic scene unfolded. >> reporter: rapid gunfire ex - echoed across this neighborhood sunday morning. >> bullet after bullet after bullet, nonstop. >> reporter: houston police said it all began when a man armed with an ar-15 and a pistol shot someone in the head outside of this tire and auto center. >> standing at the corner shooting a gun, supposed to be a shotgun or a rifle.
>> reporter: damage shows the onslaught hughouston officers faced. >> we had one of our homicide investigators count 21 bullet strikes to that hpd patrol car. >> reporter: five rounds struck a police helicopter, and police believe a fire at a service station across the street started when a stray bullet his a gas pump. >> the bullet came through that door. and then it went through that seat. >> reporter: at least two bullets narrowly missed johnny hunnicutt who was driving through the neighborhood. >> the second one hit, i said, oh, my god, this is a sniper or something shooting at me. i just ducked down and drove as fast as i could. >> reporter: during the nearly hour long ordeal, houston officers held their fire until s.w.a.t. arrived. >> the only law enforcement officer who fired a weapon was the s.w.a.t. officer who fatally struck the shooter. >> reporter: a second man armed at the scene was initially thought to be a second shooter, but police are trying to
determine his involvement. he was also shot but is expected to survive. for "cbs this morning," i'm omar villafranca. a little boy is safe after escaping a gorilla's grasp inside a zoo. >> oh, my gosh. >> ahead, controversy over the decision by zoo officials to shoot and kill that good morning from our kpix studios in san francisco. down to the beach is clear skies in limbo right now temperatures in the 50s except santa rosa, 49. we will have cleaning to the coast but temperatures are not climbing out of the 60s and it will be in the mid-60s to low 70s around same frame in the bank, low 80s to the south and north, 90s to the east and hot weather each day to the weekend.
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morning." coming up, a 4-year-old boy is safe, but only after terrifying moments when a gorilla carried him around inside a zoo exhibit. we'll look at the controversial response and how some want the boy's family held accountable. plus, the cosmetics industry relies on 60,000 ingredients. we'll look at whether anti-aging creams are worth the cost, and the one product that experts say works better than all the rest ahead. in headlines, "the chicago tribune" says gun violence in that city did not take a holiday. police say there were about 40 shootings between friday and sunday afternoon. four of them deadly. at least 48 people were wounded. 19 of the shootings were in or near a single district of chicago's west side. patrols are being added for the final day of the long weekend. the "los angeles times" says a soccer star kidnapped in mexico is safe. gunmen abducted alan pulido near
his hometown. the city is in a northern state that's been plagued by drug violence. authorities did not explain how he was freed. pulido was on the 2016 world cup soccer team. the "washington post" says pope francis unlike his predecessor has no plans to retire. the pope said at the vatican yesterday he's never thought of quitting because of the many responsibilities. the 79-year-old said in the past that he expects to be pope for a short time. he has never specifically ruled out retiring like pope benedict who stepped down in 2013. "the new york times" says the number of product recalls is rising. a record 51 million vehicles were recalled last year. that's nearly three times as many as were sold. annual food recalls have doubled since 2002. the increase is driven by better detection tools, stricter safety rules, and more companies that
share the same suppliers. new york's "daily news" news" raises questions about the safety of amusement park rides nationwide. more than 1,000 injuries on u.s. thrill rides are expected every year. about half of the parks don't answer a trade group's annual safety survey. there's no federal regulation due to a 1981 law, and state oversight is spotty. the group says there's no proof that federal oversight would improve what it calls an excellent safety record. the cincinnati zoo and botanical garden faces backlash for its decision to kill a characteristically endangered grill -- critically endangered gorilla.. a 4-year-old boy broke through the barrier saturday. you see him being carried around by that 450-pound male gorilla. zoo officials shot the animal. the boy is now out of the hospital and doing okay. jamie yuccas shows how some critics believe the boy's parents should be to blame. >> reporter: good morning. cincinnati zoo officials say the
child somehow climbed underneath the railing, through wires, and over a wall. he ended up in the exhibit's moat 15 feet below. the gorilla did not attack the boy, but officials felt because of the animal's massive size it was a life threatening situation. we want to warn you that some of the video you're about to see is disturbing. [ screams ] >> reporter: onlookers screamed as harambe scooped up a 4-year-old boy and carried him through the moat of the cincinnati zoo and botanical garden's gorilla exhibit saturday. the child was mother can be heard calling to her son off camera. >> mommy loves you. i'm right here. >> reporter: the boy can be heard screaming. [ screams ] >> the gorilla has the child and is dragging him around the pen. >> reporter: after about ten tense minutes, the zoo's dangerous animal response team killed the 450-pound gorilla.. the child was taken to the hospital and released later that night. >> made a tough choice and the right choice. they saved that little boy's life.
it could have been very bad. >> reporter: zoo director thay mindard -- >> the reason it was not tranquilized is it may take a while. it could take a few minutes. >> reporter: officials are being criticized for killing the endangered western lowland gorilla. on facebook, the page justice for harambe, has received thousands of likes. peta condemned the killing urging families to stay away from any facility that displays animals as side shows for humans to gawk at. also under fire are the children's parents. an online petition accused him of negligence -- accused them of negligence saying they did not keep a closer watch on the child. the boy's family issued a statement thanking the zoo staff saying, "we know this was a very difficult decision." this isn't the first time a young boy found himself in a gorilla enclosure. in 1986, a gorilla named jambo
famously guarded a 5-year-old after he fell over a ledge at a zoo in the u.k. harambe arrived at the cincinnati zoo in 2014 and was one of their nine western lowland gorillas. the date before the incident, he turned 17. >> the people who have an opinion as to what should have happened to that gorilla, they really don't know. >> oh, my good! >> reporter: kim o'connor shot the video. >> they didn't see it. they don't know how close to the end of life that child was. >> mommy loves you. >> reporter: at the time of the accident, there were two other female gorillas in the exhibit that were called away. officials say that in 38 years of operation, there has never been a security breach at the outdoor gorilla exhibit. they are reviewing the security they have in place. >> such -- that is a difficult decision to have make. you just don't know what was going to happen. >> reporter: on line, everyone had a different reaction. >> you think back a couple months ago, a tiger incident. it was the same thing, reaction was across the board, and they used a tranquilizer.
>> they did wait ten minutes. >> that person died. >> thanks. in our next hour, animal expert jack hanna joins us for a closer look at the controversial killing. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." a pair of sharks attacks over the holiday weekend stunned beachgoers. a 13-year-old boy in florida got an eight-inch gash on his leg after swimming in neptune beach. lifeguards treated him at the scene. he was taken to a hospital and is expected to be okay. in southern california, a suspected great white shark bit a woman in her torso and shoulder. crews on newport beach pulled her from the water. she underwent i want a great shape.
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a senate committee is expected to consider new regulations on what goes into cosmetics. the personal care safety act would give the fda the power to look closer at make-up, lotions, and anti-aging treatments. on average, women use 12 beauty products every day which contain 168 ingredients. for men, an average of six products with just 85 ingredients. the industry takes in more than $60 billion a year. anna werner looks into what you're getting for your money. >> reporter: welcome to the new jersey headquarters of johnson & johnson, maker of brands including neutrogena and aveeno where company scientists search for the fountain of youth. naomi fergewil leads the team developing face care products. >> what works best depend on the
skin care needs that consumer has and picking the right product to address that need. >> reporter: here, women in a focus group tested a cream to target crows feet around the eyes. >> making me feel like i'm helping my anti-aging slowdown. >> reporter: cosmetics companies insist products is k help smooth, repairing wrinkles, or fading age spots. count this dermatologist among the skeptics. >> they're looking for a fountain of youth in a bottle. it doesn't exist. >> reporter: we looked at products like two moisturizers. one costs about $10, the other $170. is there any difference that would account for the dmifs cost here? -- difference in cost here? >> no. >> reporter: so you would vote for the product that costs $10? >> without a doubt. >> reporter: you say they do essentially the same thing? >> they're both moisturizers. >> reporter: the special eye creams? >> eye creams are basically moisturizers put in little tubes and cost a lot.
>> reporter: don't need an eye cream? >> if you don't put it here, you shouldn't put it here and vice versa. >> reporter: whether they're called night creams, day creams, or eye creams, she says they all basically do the same thing -- provide temporary moisturizing effects. >> anti-aging is a marketing term. science has never found yet an great that slows or reverses the aging process. >> we spend a lot of time, years, researching the ingredients that we use in our products to know what will work best. >> reporter: at the same time, there are questions about many of the 60,000 ingredients that are found in cosmetic products. nika leba is with the nonprofit working group. >> the laws that govern the industry haven't been updated since the 1930s. companies with k use more ingredient as they see fit without any regulation. >> reporter: the group's skin-deep educate base ranks smekts by -- cosmetics by hazard
with labels of green, yellow, or red. among concern, pair bens, link in studies to cancer, and that will -- and phthlates. some chemicals have been rele e released including foreimmediately highs releasers, from products. >> we look first and foremost at the safety of the ingredient in our products. we also look at the concern that our consumers have. >> reporter: what's a consumer to do? >> with all that said, there is a magic potion out there -- >> reporter: that is? >> sunscreen. the most biologically active anti-aging product, bar none, is sunscreen. >> reporter: if dr. frye hasn't convinced you, back at the lab, j&j just might. researchers anya coola took photos of my face with sophisticated equipment to give me a peek into the future.
is this what i could look like sfre eventually if i don't use sunscreen? >> yes. essentially. >> reporter: really? this -- >> is the face of tomorrow. the photo aged face of tomorrow. >> reporter: really? so no sunscreen and this equals that? >> yes. this is what we see. >> reporter: wow, that's pad. doctors say make sure to always wear your sunscreen. that goes for men, too. for "cbs this morning," anna werner, new york. >> anna is very brave. and the lesson is learned. we did reach out to the personal care product council which told us, "there are many new technologies such as antioxidants, hydroxy acids, and peptides that help produce or prevent these signs of aging. companies must have data to support any product claims that they make." we were laughing -- i don't want to see that. i don't want to see it. >> i love anna's reaction to her photo -- really? >> really? a motorcycle championship turns explosive.
ahead, the scary high-speed/forced other bikers to ride through fire. good morning from kpix 5 studios in san francisco. a story in oakland to the beaches, clear skies and land but temperatures in the 50s except santa rosa, 49. we will have clearing to the coast and the damage is done temperatures not climbing out of the 60s and will be in the mid-60s to low 70s around same frame in the bay, low 80s to the south and north talking 90s to the east in a string of hot weather each day to the weekend .
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memorial day so not much to report. this is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, 80 w. 80 w. free going now minicars this morning. -- minicars this morning san mateo the same, traffic moving about the russians no accidents to report golden gate bridge foggy. 101 traffic moving freely. golden gate bridge you could see the top of this hours 747 feet tall low deck of air -- clouds and fog, this is kpix toward east bay cannot the the port of oakland because of clouds but it's trying hard to break out right now temperatures are in the 50s from santa rosa to oakland and later with the with the southwest breeze 10- twentymile bend, temperatures with the clouds and the coast in the 60s.
good morning to our viewers in the west. it is memorial day. welcome back to cbs this morning. more real news ahead including anger over a too close encounter at a zoo. el a we'll ask animal expert jack hanna if they had to kill the animal. >> the river has reached major flood stage. >> a half mile behind me is i-95 and it is reopened this morning. >> still dealing with tropical depression bonnie, it is able to dump rain in the meantime. >> fighting back against reports
that the nominee's campaign is in a state of chaos. >> what do you make of the reports of infighting? >> a win would provide him with negotiating power. >> the child ended up in the gorilla exhibit's mote. officials felt because of the animal's massive size, it was a life threatening situation. >> they were a fake band that game a real band that wasn't really real? >> now you're in the weeds with me? >> is this the last tour? >> no, we'll tour next year. we'll tour until one of us drops, then the other will go on as the monkey.
i'm anthony mason. charlie, gayle, and norah are off. flooding is blamed for six deaths in texas. riding rivers have forced several communicates to evacuate. the river outside of how's is about five feet above flood level and still rising. >> other parts are under severe warnings. they could pummel the central plains. the greatest threat in south carolina yesterday was on the highways. traffic was brought to a stand still on interstate 95. one driver reported moving just three miles in 3 1/2 hours. we talked to you about how
the cincinnati zoo's decision to kill a gorilla is sparking outrage. a 4-year-old boy came face to face with a 450 pound male gorilla. the zoo says the boy was dragged and thrown before the gorilla was shot and killed. >> his family says he is home and doing just fine. you know jack hanna from many national tv appearances over the years. he joins us now. jack, good morning. >> morning. >> you have been doing this other 40 years. we have all seen the video now several times. what do you see about the gorilla's behavior that perhaps we don't. >> the hanna family, the columbus zoo and the zoo world, this is a terrible tragedy, but we have given tens of millions
to the gorilla world. i have a home three miles from where the mountain gorillas live in rwanda. watch that gorilla's response. he doesn't know what is going on. and this is a silver back, not a female. he is alarmed. yes, he goes to look at the little child, what happens when you tranquilize the animal. i have seen what happens, i know what happens. that dart hits the animal and you can imagine, it is like a shot, but he jumps. what if he had ahold of that little boy. i have seen a silverback gorilla take a green coconut and crush it. >> so you believe the zoo made the right decision? obviously the cincinnati zoo said a child's life was in danger and a quick decision had
to be made. it sounds like you agree? >> yes, i have seen them for years. i have been with them, i have filmed them, what i have seen in my live, in the zoological situation and those in the wild, what happens in the wild it is tragic sometimes. we provide millions to them. we're all sorry. all of us in the zoo world we're heart felt, but thank goodness the human being is alive. we can't just build 15 foot walls around everything. we're at the very top of safety
when you take the amount of tragedy or injuries, we're at the very top. >> jack, some people are being very critical of the family at this point. there is a petition online attacking the family. do you think there is more that needs to be done to keep people out of these type of enclosures? >> we can only do so much. what keeps someone from going across the median on the interstate. i have seen children do all kinds of things in shopping centers. where does it end? our safety comes first. we practice hours and hours every week in this country. we all work every week and practice hours on safety. and we try the best we can. we have a beautiful thing, we educate millions of people. we do everything the safest way
we can. any recreational thing they can, mutual parks, water parks, goos. we try our best with safety first. >> what is the lesson to be learned here with other parents? >> you have to watch a child alt a shopping center, a water park, we do the best we can, again. the zoo is one of the safest places you can go in the entire world. one of the safest places in the entire world to go. we have children in zoos that have come to our summer camps but we monitor them all of the time, every second. i'm sure the mother here did the best she could, maybe she was doing something else, i don't know, i wasn't there. >> a tragic situation all
around. >> the presumptive republican nominee, donald trump, says my campaign has perhaps more cash than any campaign in the history of politics. he spoke at the rolling thunder rally on the national mall. every year bikers ride to the mall to raise attention for veteran issues. >> he attacked the central judge assigned to hear a fraud case against trump university. he was appointed by president obama and said he should rescues himself. >> i have a judge who is a hater of donald trump. a hater. the judge who happens to be, we believe mexican, which is great, i think that is fine. i think the mexicans are going to end up loving donald trump
when i give out all of these jobs, okay? >> he was born in indiana. he asked for a question to unsale court documents. >> bernie sanders had a message for democratic party leaders last night. >> i say to the democratic leadership look around you in fresno, california tonight. this is the energy that will retain the energy for the races all across the country. >> sanders said that the nominating system is flawed when super delegates pledge their support so early. he is aggressively campaigning in florida.
even if he winning, he is still facing long odds. hillary clinton needs just 8%. thousands filled the national mall to honor veterans and the men and women who gave their lives in battle. >> katharine mcphee kang "american the beautiful." >> today's troops return to a welcoming country, grateful for their service, but they, too, still suffer the wounds of war physically and emotionally. there is so much more we must do to help them and their families. >> it honored more than 4,000
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a new study on cell phone radiation is raising cancer fears this morning. lab animals exposed to the same type of radiation found in cell phones had increased rates of brain and heart tumors. dr. david agus is skeptical of the report. leads the west side cancer center at the university of southern california and is with us from los angeles. good morning, david. >> good morning. >> this study found that cell
phone radiation developed in the brain in rats led to heart tumo tumors. questioning how do they measure that specifically? >> it's an interesting study. this was looking at rats and mice. they exposed them for 18 hours to cell phone radiation, on and off, ten minutes on, ten off. what they found at the end of two years, starting five days after conception for two full years, what they found is that 3% of the males -- in females none at all, but 3% of males had glioma gliomas. in this study none did, but an interesting fact is rats exposed to radiation lived longer than the rats who weren't. one of the reasons we might have
seen more is they lived longer than the control group. the study wasn't that well done. >> why do you say that, david? >> well, this wasn't a published study. the results aren't going to be esults found may be false." i think to alarm the public when the data certainly aren't conclusive and are not able to review by scientists across the country is not appropriate and creates alarm that isn't needed. >> it's not the first time we've seen headlines like this y. did they release it if you say that it wasn't a complete result there? >> i'm not quite sure. they said that it -- in order for citizens to be aware, they want to release it. over the last decade, there have
been multiple studies showing that since 1980s when cell phones came out until today, there's no change in the incidence of brain cancer in the united states, in australia, europe, all of them there were studies done showing no real difference. if there's a dramatic effect on cancers but cell phones, we're not seeing it by humans yet. the cause for alarm i don't think appropriate. >> i was saying we should note that gliomas are treatable. >> gliomas are treatable. when you look at the big picture, the biggest danger from cell phones by far and away is texting and driving. has nothing to do with cancer. >> press skiesly. if you -- precisely. if you still have concerns, what do you recommend? >> i don't think you should be worried. certainly you can talk on bluetooth in your car, the speaker phone component. best of all is something that i tell my kids every day, have a real conversation with somebody.
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graduation day reunited a maryland high school student with his mom after four years. she lives more than 5,000 miles away. michael turtsea left to play basketball outside of baltimore. the paper mentioned his family struggled to make ends meet back home. his classmates secretly raised $1,600 to help bring his mom, felicia ikpum, to the united states. >> to my friends and classmates, thank you for extending this helping hand to my mother. the greatest moment of my life right now. >> here's the moment the two first saw each other.
earlier this month at the airport. he has a basketball dhoip attend presidential candidate bern sanders is in oakland today. good morning 825 democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders in oakland today pit the center will visit about discharge noon fallowed by a ratty at them -- 2:00 california primary one week from tomorrow. stanley cup finals game one this evening sharks and penguins in pittsburg at 5:00 in downtown san jose sap center will be open for a viewing party and starting at 2:00 this afternoon a rally celebrating the sharks takes place at plaza cesar chavez. cbs this morning, marine veteran who uses a comic strip to help soldiers and veterans deal with the effects of war. stay with us traffic and
caltrans many metro on sunday schedule. game one of the family cup finals at the shark tanks. 5:00. go a's, go sharks, go warriors ask good morning. san jose home of the sharks viewing party 5:00 at the shark tank deal blue skies air temperature 57, 60 redwood city. fog along the coast clearing out to 60, 60s, 70s sunshine around the bay. ample sun through the inland areas 93 degrees in the brentwood tracy discovery bay area, byron. to the north clear lake . 90s continue each day and 102 degrees saturday into the inland areas. have a great day. go warriors a sharks. ,,,,,,
just call him the human arrow. the well-known base jumper and wing suit pilot used the great wall of china as the back drop for his latest stunt, corliss dropped from a helicopter at 6,000 feet, flew through the air at more than 120 miles per hour, and hit a target suspended over the wall. he said it took ten months to coordinate and plan the stunt. wow. >> and hit the target. ten months? welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell is here in studio 57 here in our toyota green room. we'll look at his view of the president behind the scenes and the personal struggle he faced as a child with polio. also, the former marine
whose comic strip is drawing praise. meet the author of "terminal land," and see how he shares a powerful story of life on the battlefield and beyond ahead. right now, time to show some of those this morning's headlines. our colorado springs affiliate, kttv, says a veteran has memorized 2,300 names of fallen troops. ron white wrote them on a wall in colorado springs. he's a national memory champion. white is on a cross-country tour writing the names in 20 locations. he says it's his way of keeping their memory alive. "time" looks at tonight's close encounter in the solar system. mars seen here from the hubble space telescope, there it is, earlier this month, will draw within 47 million miles of earth. still a long way away, but mars can sometimes be more than five times that far away. tonight's approach is the closest in 11 years. the honolulu star advertiser says surfer and shark attack
survivor bethany hamilton delivered a huge upset. hamilton had a near-perfect ride at the fiji women's pro tournament. she lost her left arm 13 years ago in a shark attack. her impressive run yesterday took down the number-one surfer. hamilton now moves to the quarterfinals. >> need instant replay for this. the "washington post" found a mistake on the nba's facebook page. golden state beat oklahoma city to force a game seven in the series. tonight's winner will go to the finals. the nba jumped the gun on facebook saying, "the warriors will play cleveland starting on thursday." a rematch from last year. no shock here, suspicious fan says that's what the league and the networks want. the mistake reported she blamed on a computer glitch that posted a tentative schedule. >> it was mean, she to watch me like a
last visit to warm springs where they told me i was going to be a normal kid and be able to walk. >> how did you feel? do you remember? >> that's my first memory in l. we stopped in a shoe store on the way back to our town in alabama and bought a pair of low-top shoes. an indication that i -- they said -- >> you would be able to walk. >> i would be able to walk without a brace. without her, that wouldn't have happened. >> she said she'd have to tell you that you could walk, but you couldn't walk. it was an interesting dynamic -- >> yeah, particularly somebody that young. to try to convey the impression that you were going to be okay, but in the meantime, unlike the other kids your age, you're not going to be able to run around and the other things that go along with being a 2 to 4-year-old. >> you see so much mental fortitude in that. and later in life, i mean in teenage years, getting into politics. we saw it, too, there was a great story in the book about you getting endorsements from high school classmates, going up to the head cheerleader and
saying, endorse me. where did the idea come from and how did you know it would be successful the way it was? >> i was an underdog, i thought. i was running against the kid i thought was better known than i was. he was a better student. i figured i better run a better campaign. my dad said, well, who are the best-known people in high school? the cheerleaders. >> right. >> or the football players. >> what was your snitch. >> i just asked them -- your pitch? >> i just asked them. amazingly they said yes. >> that was half the battle. >> you have se off than they were when president obama came to office. the country is yearning for a change. my view is four more years like the last eight is not good for
the country. he won the nomination fair and square. he competed like everybodiels. he got most votes. i think it's disrespectful of the republican electorate to see i'm smarter than you are, and i'm not going to support your choice. >> what have you said to brian in regards to that? he's still not endorsed donald trump. >> paul has his own view of this. my view is the republican primarily voters have spoken. i know what we get with hillary clinton. i'd rather take my chances on somebody new who i think, particularly with regard to the supreme court will appoint people that i think would be better for the country. >> you've got the bushes who are not going to the convention center, mccain, not going to the convention, mitt romney not going to the convention. is there a chance to bring the party closer together? >> if you look at the survey data, the party is coming together already. simply the end of the primary season in effect is bringing the
party together. it's a statement of the obvious that neither candidate is popular. they're quite unpopular at the moment. in the surveys i looked at indicate the democrats will ultimately gather because they don't like trump. and the republicans will rally because they don't like clinton. neither of the candidates is likely to get a big, wet kiss from the american public. >> what would you like to see him do differently? >> what i'd like to see is a more studious approach. >> studious? >> studious. >> meaning? >> i'm a big fan of prepared text occasionally. >> he's not. he's not. >> foreign exchange -- >> do you think he's going to go to that -- >> i ran into him at the nra convention that happened to be in my hometown of louisville. we were talking in the green room before he went on. i said, have you got a script? he pulled it out. i said, are you going to use it? he said, i hate scripts. he said, they bowyre the audien.
i said, put me down in favor of boring. i like scripts. >> does that scare you that he goes off -- >> no. i think what it will say to the public is, okay, i'm good at retaining audiences, but i know what i'm doing. he used to prepare texts to talk about energy. i thought it was good. he did it at the apac, american israel affairs committee. he has the capacity to do it. i think winning the white house is more than just entertaining a large audience. he proved that. i think the american people would like to see him fill in the blanks. i thought the list of supreme court appointments was excellent. well thought out and reassuring. >> you talked a lot -- we've heard a lot and talked about the supreme court. since you went there, i thought it was interesting, in the book early on, you wrote about the senate and -- having the sense of value for slow and steady deliberation. the type of work that depends on
more patient diplomacy than on power plays and media manipulation. and that just leads me to believe why not in the senate right now have debates over supreme court nomme? why wait when that's something that you cherish in the senate? >> well, this is the unusual situation. you have a vacancy in the middle of a presidential election. what is the history of that? it's been 80 years since a vacancy in the middle of a presidential election was confirmed. go back to 1888 gloefr cleveland in the white house, to find the last time the senate, the other party confirmed a supreme court vacancy occurring in a presidential election year. we're in the middle of deciding who ought to make this appointment. so it is different -- >> although we've already decided, therestating president. he's already -- there is a sitting president. he's already made his nomination. >> that's correct. under the constitution, we have a shared royal -- shared role. advice and consent means he gets to send the nomination up, we decide on whether to act on it. this president should not be able to fill the vacancy on the
way out the door. the american people are in the middle of making a decision about the future of the ,, good morning san francisco we have added -- santa clara valley home of our san jose sharks. teal blue skies and temperatures now are in the 50s everywhere, concord jumping to 61, fairfield 62 and that is what is the store otherwise 60s
on this memorial day, we remember more than one million men and women who have died in our country's wars. one iraq veteran wrote a best-selling book for those who served in wartime, lost friends or loved ones, or simply came back different. carter evans talked with the graphic artist behind "the white donkey." >> reporter: why did you want to become a marine? >> it wasn't so much as i wanted to be a marine as i wanted to go to iraq and experience something crazy. so for me, it was like, what's the quickest way i can get to iraq and join the marine corps
infantry. >> reporter: was there a point where you said, uh-oh, what have you gotten myself into? >> as soon as i was off the bus and this was a dude screaming in my face, i was like, what did i do? this was a terrible idea. >> reporter: you may not recognize maximilian udiarte, but millions recognize the work he's created in his comic "terminal lance." >> thank you very much. >> reporter: he has hundreds of thousands of followers social media. for some, his message and drawings have left a permanent mark. like the title of his comic strip, max is a terminal lance, which means he only achieved the low rank of lance corporal. he started sketching when he came pack from his first deployment in iraq, turning his experience into art. >> i found out there wasn't anything that accurately represented sort of my generation of marines. it was really geared toward the older generation, semper fi. >> reporter: "terminal lance"
pokes fun at the marine corps in a satirical way, whether it's joking about the food or serious issues like training and promotions. were you worried about pushback? >> yeah. every day i thought i would get it trouble for it. >> reporter: especially when he makes fun of those in command. even retired marine corps four-star general kelly was a terminal lance. >> it expresses frustration, lack of understanding, it ex-tresses a lot of different emotions. i think it's almost always spot on. >> reporter: no longer on active duty, max now spends his days sketching every comic by hand, drawing on his own experience to tackle tough issues. >> and this strip i wanted to talk about the general apathy that your civilian friends back home have toward your marine corps experience. >> reporter: in the first panel, the main character is preparing to join the marines. the second panel shows him returning from his first tour of duty. >> he's telling them i just
returned from iraq, i've had profound and life changing experiences. his buddy at home is in the same spot, looks the same, and says, cool, did you kill anyone? >> reporter: you get back and everyone is the same. >> everybody's exactly the same. doing the same things as when you left. >> me personally, i didn't feel like i belonged anywhere anywhere. >> reporter: ben marchitell was also a terminal lance in the marines. when he returned from iraq, he saw his friend got shot. back home, he couldn't stop thinking it was his fault. >> eventually it turned into drugs and alcohol and other vices. a destructive path. >> reporter: he discovered the comic strip and the best-selling graphic novel, "the white donkey," which takes on a serious tone with topics like ptsd and suicide. >> reading everything that the author had put down, maximilian had written, it helped show me a version of myself that i rabb dealing with and battling for the better part of a decade now. i do truly believe that it wasn't my fault. i know it it wasn't my fault.
it means a lot to me that i can actually say that out loud. >> i wanted to tell the story that really represented the reality of how combat deployments can go and how you can lose people that are close to you instantaneously. and that it creates a conflict that doesn't have a resolution. >> reporter: after reading "the white donkey," ben realized he could turn his life around. he's now studying to be a therapist. >> i have something that they can laugh at and identify with. >> reporter: max hopes civilians will also read the book to get a better understanding of the emotional experience thousands of men and women in uniform bring home from war. >> as has been voiced to me a lot of times, you know, sir, i'm glad they don't understand what i've been through. if they did, they'd of been through it themselves. it's better that they don't know what i'm talking about. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," carter evans, los angeles. >> humor finding a way to heal.
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thoughts from president obama on the importance of memorial day. >> the idea to set aside a memorial day each year didn't come from our government. it came from ordinary citizens who acknowledged that while we can't build monuments to every heroic act of every warrior we lost in battle, we can keep their memories alive by taking one day out of the year to decorate the places where they're buried. the debt we owe our fallen heroes is one we can never truly repay, but our responsibility to remember is something we can live up to every day of the year. a federal declaration says the first memorial day happened 150 years ago this month in
scaling back their search f "pearl pinson"... a missing the good morning 8:55 am. police are scaling back the search for pearl pinson missing vallejo girl . bay: the town of genera and found no signs of her who was kidnapped by men with god. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders in oakland today pit he will visit alan temple baptist at noon in a rally in front of city hall at 2:00. a time for summer, bay bridge bypasses longer hours extended from 6 am-9 pm. let's get out. good morning on this memorial day. socked in along the coach -- coast and bay and transamerica
camera, alcatraz i can see but not a general island. will enjoy ample sunshine from . beaches to the inland areas and now we have numbers in the 50s , 61 degrees in concord, clayton up to highs today in the upper 80s and low 90s east of the bay. 80 degrees santa rosa, low 80s across the santa clara valley home of the san jose sharks. 60s, 70s around the bay 60 with clearing along the side. every day traditions through thursday and friday temperatures to 100, triple digits in the forecast for outlying areas, modest cool down sunday. traffic next
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