Skip to main content

tv   CBS This Morning  CBS  December 19, 2016 7:00am-9:01am PST

7:00 am
>> thanks for joining us this morning. cbs this morning is coming up next. bye. good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, december 19th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." a bitter cold blast course more than half the country, creating dangers on highways and runways. subzero windchills stretch from oregon to maine, and as far south as texas. >> the electoral college votes today to confirm donald trump's election. his top transition officials dispute the intelligence community's conclusion about russia hacking. they demand to see the evidence. and the fight to stop counterfeiters from cashing in on christmas. only on "cbs this morning." we'll take you inside a giant government inspecifics facility where cuss thomas officials work
7:01 am
to catch fake goods. >> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> it feels like i'm in the antarctic. >> bitter cold breaks records across the country. >> it's already very cold and it's only going to get colder. >> hundreds of traffic accidents caused by this extreme cold weather. >> do you believe this is a free and fair election? >> well i think it was distorted by the russian intervention. >> there should be an investigation of the russians and also john brennan, he seems to be orchestrating against the president-elect. >> the evacuation of civilians from eastern aleppo has resumed after an act of sabotage. >> security forces, among the dead are civilians. >> new details about a wedding tragedy. a tree that fell may have been weakened by california drought. >> zsa zsa gabor, actress and socialite adored by the
7:02 am
tabloids, died at the age of 99. >> what is wrong with this? >> a frightening moment on a florida highway. the driver was apparently having a medical issue. >> one thief got a bad case of the munchies. >> he ate a dozen bananas. he left his driver's license. >> oops. >> and elliott into the end zone. >> very good cause down there at the salvation army. >> and all that matters. >> would you have any advice? >> you know i didn't -- my offer to melania was, you know, you really don't know what you don't know until you're here. >> mm-hmm. >> so the door is open. >> on "cbs this morning." >> president-elect trump told me that the cia conclusion that russia interfered with the election to help him was quote ridiculous. >> who snitches when somebody cheats for them? you don't expect tom brady to tell the ref, let me try that
7:03 am
touchdown pass again the ball was deflated. i guess donald trump was just acting like a patriot. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is enjoying some time off so anthony mason is here. >> good morning. >> great to have you here. the arctic air that is shattering temperature records across the country will keep millions of americans in a dangerous deep freeze. subzero windchills are being recorded right now in states from coast to coast. and dipping all the way south to texas. >> frigid and icy conditions are blamed for about a dozen weekend deaths on roads and highways and multiple pileups. jamie yuccas is in minneapolis one of the coldest cities in the nation. time to channel your inner warm thoughts. pretend you're in florida on a beach in your favorite bathing suit, i'll say.
7:04 am
>> we were just talking about that. we wish that this was sand instead of snow out here for sure. but there is some good news here in minneapolis. for the first time since friday night, it will get above zero in terms of the windchill here. and while those temperatures are dangerous, we saw over the weekend that they can also make travel deadly. the arctic weather paralyzed travel across the country. icy conditions becaused a spirit airlines plane to slide off the taxiway at niagara international airport near buffalo on sunday. and a united jet skidded off the runway at chicago's o'hare international airport. since saturday, more than 11,000 flights were delayed. another 4,000 were canceled. >> spent two hours and spent four hours, now it's canceled. >> the weather conditions made for dangerous and deadly travel. at least ten people were killed in weather related crashes over the weekend. a stranded driver shot this video of a deadly fiery tanker
7:05 am
crash on icy i-95 saturday in baltimore. at least two people were killed. and dozens were injured in the nearly 70-vehicle pileup. >> this video shows the intensity of the cold blast turning this lighthouse off of lake michigan into an ice castle. the frigid weather didn't stop football fans from their tailgating traditions. in chicago, it was 11 degrees at kickoff. in kansas city, it was just 1 degree at the start of the game. and in minnesota, viking fans had the answer to tailgating in weather well below zero. how do you prepare for a day like today? >> layers. lots of layers. >> tough people here in minnesota. and game time yesterday when those tailgaters were out it felt like 35 degrees below zero with the windchill.
7:06 am
that means frostbite can happen in ten minutes. but there is some good news here in minneapolis, later today, the high will get above zero, to 23 degrees. pretty balmy. >> oh, my gosh. layers. layers. jamie, thank you. meteorologist megan from our chicago station is tracking the cold. megan, good morning. >> good morning. this blast of arctic air has been breaking records across the country through the week vd and into early this week where the temperature in chicago this morning is colder than barrow, alaska. we are looking at slightly milder temperatures out to the west. denver at 42, 32 salt lake city. the cold is locked in place in the midwest and in the east today where it will be 14 in chicago and this afternoon 29 in new york. about 48 degrees in atlanta. so cold blast of air there. and, if that windchill advisories are up for the areas shaded in the light blue. windchills from minus 20 to minus 35. but looking a little bit closer to christmas we're going to see the colder air, colder than
7:07 am
average air settling in in the west while it remains a little bit warmer in the east. over the course of the next six to ten days. of course, still two days away from the start of winter. norah? >> megan, thanks. the first of 538 electoral college members are gathering to vote at this hour. it's a formality required by the constitution. but there will be protests this year, and some electors are urging others not to vote for donald trump. the president-elect's 306 to hillary clinton's 232 on election day. he only needs 270 of those electoral votes to be officially elected. mr. trump finished his victory tour over the weekend in alabama where he said nothing about russian hacking during the campaign. the cia, fbi, and the director of national intelligence now agree that russia tried to disrupt the u.s. elections. major garrett is covering the trump transition for us and has the latest. major, good morning. >> good morning. president-elect donald trump's expected to win those 270
7:08 am
electoral votes, and more, by about 3:00 eastern time this afternoon. and with minimal drama or defection. now for donald trump, and his team, this whole russian hacking story from their point of view is a trap. they join a discussion and participate in a conversation, they believe that undercuts the trump victory. instead the trump strategies, call on the intelligence community to play show and tell. and that's something it almost never does. >> the campaign is over. this man is the president. >> on sunday the trump transition team dodged the question of russian responsibility and said democrats are to blame for taking political shots after the war was over. >> i think what the democrats ought to do is look in the mirror and face the reality that they lost the election. >> reporter: team trump points to conflicting intelligence assessments and asks for hard evidence. knowing the spy craft safeguards against disclosing sources and methods. >> if there's evidence, let's see it. >> they should stand in front of
7:09 am
a camera and make a case. i don't think they've been clear about it. >> incoming chief of staff reince priebus refused to say if president-elect trump accepted cia director john brennan's conclusion shared in a memo to the intelligence community that the fbi is now on board with the cia finding of russian culpability. >> there's no evidence that shows that the outcome of the election was changed because of a couple dozen john podesta e-mails that were out there. >> former cia director under bill clinton james woolsey, now a trump adviser, said the cia and fbi are not enough. the national security agency or nsa must weigh in. >> if nsa is confident that it's the russians then it almost certainly is. depends on them. >> reporter: adam schiff is the ranking democrat on the house intelligence committee. >> for the president-elect to continue to give the russians deniability is deeply damaging to the country. >> reporter: new york republican peter king also on the committee accused brennan of playing politics. >> there should be an investigation with what the russians did.
7:10 am
but also an investigation with john brennan in the hit job he seems to be orchestrating against the president-elect. >> mr. trump is vacationing for christmas at his mar-a-lago resort in florida. he will hold a fraction of the transition meetings he was holding in previous weeks in new york. mr. trump is still looking to fill three cabinet level vacancies, secretary of veterans affairs, agriculture, and u.s. trade representative. >> thank you, major. top democrats insist the russian hacking is a threat to democracy. and a group of senators from both parties want a special committee to investigate the evidence that could lead to a fight with the president-elect, and senate republican leaders. margaret brennan is at the white house where president obama discussed the hacking, and his response in his last news conference of the year on friday. margaret, good morning. >> good morning. the obama administration is under fire from both parties for not countering the russian cyber threat earlier. the director of national intelligence will release some explanation of the scope and size of the attacks within the next three weeks.
7:11 am
the intelligence khupt's unanimous conclusion prompted four powerful senators, two from each party, to demand a special investigation. republican senator john mccain. >> we need a select committee. we need to get to the bottom of this. we need to find out exactly what was done. there's no doubt they were interfering. >> reporter: the hacking began in 2015. and the stolen democratic party e-mails began appearing on wikileaks ahead of hillary clinton's nominating convention this summer. on friday, president obama said he learned of the intrusions at that time. but worried going public would undermine american states in the election. >> my principle goal leading up to the election was making sure that tt election itself went off without a hitch, that it was not tanished. and that it did not feed any sense in the public that somehow
7:12 am
tampering was taking place with the actual process of voting. >> reporter: mr. obama said the hacking stopped after he confropted vladimir putin in september. a claim disputed by dnc chair donna brazile. >> no, it did not stop. >> reporter: hillary clinton's campaign chair john podesta, who was personally targeted by hackers, says something is, quote, broken at the fbi. and believes the bureau did not adequately respond to the dnc hack. >> the first time i was contacted by the fbi was two days after wikileaks started dropping my e-mails. the first -- >> two days after? >> two days after. >> reporter: former defense secretary robert gates says the hacking is meant to weaken the u.s. >> i would characterize it as a thinly disguised, covert operation intended to discredit the american election. >> u.s. officials increasingly see cyber attacks as putin's new favorite weapon. and point to an uptick in similar russian operations in europe, aimed at weakening his
7:13 am
adversaries. now it is important to note, president obama made clear that the votes cast for donald trump were not tampered with. >> margaret, thank you. margaret brennan. first lady michelle obama says her team will help melania trump succeed in the white house. mrs. obama spoke with oprah winfrey in a newly released clip you'll see first on "cbs this morning" she revealed how she'll help with the transition. >> did you have any advice for mrs. trump? >> you know i didn't -- we didn't -- we talked about the kids. but you know, my offer to melania was, you know, you really don't know what you don't know until you're here. >> mm-hmm. >> so the door is open. as i've told her. and as laura bush told me, you know, and as other first ladies told me. so i'm not new in this going high thing. i mean i model -- i'm modeling what was done for me. >> yeah. >> by -- by the bushes. >> right. >> and laura bush was nothing
7:14 am
but gracious and helpful, and her team was right there for my team. all throughout this entire eight-year process. >> and your team is doing the same? >> we will do whatever they need to -- to help them succeed. so that's one of the things i said to melania. when you get to a place when you can die just all this and you have questions, because, you know, you don't have questions, you know, the day after the election. it's just sort of like, you're looking around the house, it's like, well what do you want to know? i don't know what i should know. and i knew that. so my door is open. and that was really the nature of the -- the meeting. >> in our next hour the first lady reflects on being labeled an angry black woman and living life out loud. you can see the full interview tonight in a cbs special "first lady michelle obama says farewell to the white house." it airs at 8:00, 7:00 central here on cbs. there will be an encore presentation wednesday on own, the oprah winfrey network. >> i'm watching that. >> me, too. can't wait. >> did you get the inside scoop?
7:15 am
>> i know nothing. be watching 8:00. >> we'll have some more inside scoop. >> yeah, yeah. >> we have more coming up. >> all right we should mention this story, too, evacuations resumed overnight from besieged neighborhoods in the syrian city of aleppo. advance carrying nearly 50 children trapped in an orphanage to safety. they were among thousands evacuated overnight. tens of thousands more civilians are still believed to be stuck in the city. a united nations vote this morning could send monitors to aleppo to ensure the safety of evacuations. holly williams is in turkey near the border are with syria. >> good morning. more than 100 wouded vac uees from aleppo have been brought over the border for treatment according to turkish officials including nearly 50 children. we've seen video of emotional reunions in syria, people evacuated from the dire
7:16 am
conditions of rebel-held aleppo where they've been trapped and meeting up with family members and friends. but the threat of violence is always there. yesterday one group of rebel fighters set fire to buses set to evacuate civilians from two closed government villages. the u.n. estimated on thursday that there were some 40,000 civilians, and up to 5,000 rebel fighters hold up in the last remaining pocket of rebel territory in the city of aleppo. the syrian regime now effectively has aleppo under its control. it's a key victory for the regime and its allies russian and iran. but it's been paid for with the lives of syrian people. who've been indiscriminately bombed by their own government. gayle? >> thank you, holly. she's reporting from the turkish/syrian border. we've been following the story of bana alabed who's been documents her war time experience inside aleppo. her tweets and her pictures have
7:17 am
brought the conflict's tragedy to the wider world and concerned group and her account went silence but this morning we have learned that bana is safe. video shows her speaking to a syrian journalist after her family evacuation from aleppo. hollywood this morning is remembering actress and socialite zsa zsa gabor. her husband said she suffered a heart attack at her los angeles home yesterday. the 99-year-old had been battling health issues for years. but her reign as a hollywood beauty queen lasted for decades. both and on of the screen. >> what is wrong with me? other men find love and happiness. i find only -- >> well you find it so often. >> zsa zsa gabor seemed to know exactly what she wanted. >> i am just a simple girl. >> reporter: born in budapest she parlayed her beauty as miss hungary to win over hollywood. >> darling -- >> reporter: over 45 years she
7:18 am
appeared in more than 30 fichls. and 40 tv shows. she seemed most comfortable playing herself. on game shows, and in movies. >> he made me so mad i want to slap him. >> reporter: after slapping a beverly hills police officer during a routine traffic stop in 1989, zsa zsa was sentenced to 72 hours behind bars. she proved she could still command the world's attention. as she did with her nine marriages. her husbands, included hoe tail magnate conrad hilton and oscar winning actor george sanders. >> i find many men attractive because i am one of the women who loves gorgeous men. >> reporter: she described her seventh marriage to lawyer michael o'hara this way, one year before their divorce. >> as far as a marriage can go, i think that people should not be married. >> reporter: she survives by her ninth husband of 30 years, fredrick von an halt. through it all she never gave up her lavish lifestyle.
7:19 am
>> a famous painting from a russian artist whose name i can never pronounce. >> reporter: zsa zsa was famous for being famous, being a social butterfly long before the era of social media. yet the last years for gabor were difficult. a car accident in 2002 and a hip replacement at 93 that left her in frail health. but this is the zsa zsa we'll always remember. a beauty who played herself so well, it became the role of a lifetime. >> wow. >> two famous sisters, ava from green acres. >> i love that line she said i'm a marvelous house keeper, every time i leave a man i keep his house. >> i like the way she's thinking. >> married nine times. she had lots of houses. >> all right. china's seizure of an american underwater drone raises tensions with the u.s. and the president-elect. ahead we go to beijing to show you why china is upset about donald trump's sharp words. good morning. it is another clear and cold
7:20 am
start this morning with temperatures below freezing in spots. we're slowly warming up. and the inland valleys definitely on the cooler side. by this afternoon, everyone warms up to the 50s. 55 in oakland. 53 in san francisco. and checking numbers around the bay. we warm up by tomorrow. warmer by wednesday. and then clouds roll in by friday. a grandmother went shopping
7:21 am
with her two young grandsons when someone shot into their car. >> ahead, a hunt for the suspect in this apparent road rage mystery that left a 3-year-old dead. the news is back in the morning right here on "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by macy's.
7:22 am
i'm hall of famer jerry west and my life is basketball. but that doesn't stop my afib from leaving me at a higher risk of stroke. that'd be devastating. i took warfarin for over 15 years until i learned more about once-daily xarelto... a latest generation blood thinner. then i made the switch. xarelto® significantly lowers the risk of stroke in people with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. it has similar effectiveness to warfarin. warfarin interferes with vitamin k and at least six blood clotting factors.
7:23 am
xarelto® is selective targeting one critical factor of your body's natural clotting function. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking you may bruise more easily, and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious, and in rare cases fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto tell your doctor about any conditions, such as kidney, liver or bleeding problems. to help protect yourself from a stroke, ask your doctor about xarelto. there's more to know. xarelto.
7:24 am
what bad knee?u'll ask what throbbing head? advil makes pain a distant memory nothing works faster stronger or longer what pain? advil.
7:25 am
with this ring, i will lovey you...forever. only kay jewelers has both tolkowsky - the first ideal cut diamond. and our now & forever collection. kay - the number one jewelry store for... yes! ♪ every kiss begins with kay. only on "cbs this morning," inside the massive effort to keep
7:26 am
looking for suspects in a double homi this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning. it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. police are looking for suspects in a double homicide in san francisco. a man and a woman were shot at a homeless encampment at 16th and van ness. the raiders are heading to the post season for the first time since 2002. they clinched a playoff berth after a win over san diego. counterfeit merchandise on the rise in the holiday shopping season. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ♪ think of your fellow man.
7:27 am
♪ lend him a helping hand. ♪ put a little love in your heart. ♪ ♪ take a good look around... ♪ ...and if you're lookin' down, ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart. ♪ ♪put a little love in your heart.♪ ♪ in your heart. (avo) the subaru share the love event is happening now and will have given ninety million dollars to help real people like these.
7:28 am
good morning. it's 7:27 and it's been a busy morning in the traffic center. we are at the 4th traffic alert. the first one has been out for four hours. danville, southbound 680. this is an overturned delivery truck. and crews have officially uprighted the truck but there are reports it's been confirmed a fatality. and the driver of the truck is deceased. in san francisco, another traffic alert. southbound 280 connector to southbound 101 that's due to a five car crash. it's closed. northbound 101 is blocked as well. busy morning in the weather department as well. we have cooler temperatures outside. freeze warnings are still in effect for a half hour in the inland valleys. temperatures in santa rosa, napa, fairfield, all below
7:29 am
freezing. we'll warm up to the 50s. and warmer tomorrow and wednesday. ,,,,,,
7:30 am
♪ take a look at how 2-year-old mason stole the show at saturday night's red wings game. every time mason appeared on the jumbotron, fans cheered their approval. when other fans were shown there was a course of boos until nation reappeared. i love that little face! >> yeah. he is so cute! >> how thrilling that must have been for him. >> fun. >> the crowd likes you, mason. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, china's government gets mad at
7:31 am
president-elect trump for saying a chinese ship stole a u.s. navy drone. the latest from beijing on that diplomatic quarrel and the border dispute that may explain why the drone was taken. plus, a shaken community looks for answers after a 3-year-old boy was killed in an apparent road rage incident. ahead, the search for information that will track down the gunman. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the corpus christi caller times says the city's tap water has been declared safe. a ban spanning nearly four days was lifted yesterday. an asphalt plant reported a backflow problem involving a hazardous chemical. they have seven unconfirmed reports of symptoms from using that banned water. "the new york times" looks at the side effects of climate change. how polar bears are invading a town in thoracic. arctic ice is melted at unprecedented rate and forcing the polar bears to spend more time on shore instead of
7:32 am
swimming long distances in search for food. a sad picture. scientists counted 80 bears at one time in an thoracic town. the polar bears feed on whale remains there. florida today reports on the launch of a huge communications satellite. an atlas five carrying the 7.5 ton satellite rocketed into space yesterday from cape canaveral and provide broadband service to airliners and others places that cannot be connected to the internet. a last minute seat change saved the life of a soccer player in a plane crash in columbia. one who survived last month's crash that killed 71. he said a teammate asked him to move to the front part of the plane to sit beside him. that teammate also survived. he says only god can explain why he was given a second chance. the investigators believe the plane did not have enough fuel and those two teammates are bonded for life. >> absolutely right about that.
7:33 am
"the washington post" analyzes the danger of fake guns. this year police have filed 44 people who are realistically fake guns. police say it's increasingly difficult to
7:34 am
at the vehicle necessarily and
7:35 am
it was raining so this necessarily wouldn't hear the bullet strike the vehicle. >> reporter: the 3-year-old died later at the hospital. king macon and her 1-year-old grandson who was also in the car were not injured. king is the second child in little rock to die in a car-related shooting in the last month. >> this is probably one of the most frustrating things that you will encounter in your career when it involves children, particularly kids that are this age, very innocent, they can do very little to protect themselves. >> reporter: the other shooting happened in november when a 2-year-old girl was killed while sitting on her mother's lap in their car. it's unclear if they were targets. as bizarre as the circumstances around this new incident might seem, little rock police insist it was a random act of violence. a 20,000 reward is now being offered for any information leading to the suspect's arrest and conviction. >> it's just despicable. you're right. it does sound very bizarre and hope there is an arrest very
7:36 am
soon. 3 years old and she didn't know until she got to her destination. >> a horrible story. thank you. china is preparing to return the underwater drone it seized from the u.s. navy. the drone was taken thursday in the south china sea about 50 miles off the philippines. the u.s. publicly demanded its return and china accused the u.s. of drama tiesing the event. president-elect donald trump called it an unprecedented act on twitter. john mccain said china's actions breathed new life in a matter both military seemed eager to put behind them. chinese state media delivered a statement from its military this
7:37 am
weekend that was laced with annoyance. it said china would return the drone because it posed no safety threat but added that the u.s. has unilaterally and inappropriately hyped the issue. >> thank you, alabama. >> reporter: hours later, mr. trump, while in alabama for his victory tour on saturday, launched two tweets at china. the most recent said, we should tell china that we don't want the drone they stole back. let them keep it. china didn't appreciate the comment. we don't like the word "steal." that is totally inaccurate said this spokesman. the china navy found the device and examined it in a professional matter. it's as if you saw something on the street and someone asked you for it, you would have to examine it really belongs to them. editorial in the globe times went further issuing a threat. it said if mr. trump treats china after assuming office in the same way as in his tweets, china will not exercise restraint.
7:38 am
the drone at the center of this diplomatic posturing was conducting underwater research like this one. the u.s. military says the one seized by china thursday was collecting information on water temperature and sound speed. though its data can also be used to hunt for china submarines. the incident played out at the center of one of the most sensitive issues between the u.s. and china. the south china sea. six countries claim parts of the sea but china declares nearly all of it is theirs and recent satellite images show china installing weapons on by weather. gayle? >> got it, adriana. thank you. reporting from beijing. a new warning to holiday
7:39 am
shoppers about counterfeit imports. kris van cleave went to a huge customs facility to see how they keep the fake goods out. >> reporter: could you spot this as a fake? cracking down on counterfeits. we are with customs officers as they try to keep the fakes out of the country. that is coming up on "cbs this morning." >> some of those fakes looked pretty good. we invite you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast. you'll get the news of the day, extended interviews, and our favorite part -- podcast or
7:40 am
listen, sugar, we're lettin' you go. it's that splenda naturals gal, isn't it? coffee: look, she's sweet, she's got natural stevia, no bitter aftertaste, and zero calories. all the partners agree? even iced tea? especially iced tea. goodbye, sugar. hello, new splenda naturals. therthere is nothing typical about making movies. i'm victoria alonso and i'm an executive producer... ...at marvel studios. we are very much hands-on producers. if my office... ...becomes a plane or an airport the surface pro's perfect. fast and portable but also light. you don't do this 14 hours a day, 7 days a week for... ...decades if you don't feel it in your heart. listen, i know my super power is to not ever sleep. that's it.
7:41 am
that's the only super power i have. hey!reens presents, a holiday mini miracle. hey! ♪ this is for you. did you really? didn't have too! ♪ getting the gift you almost kept for yourself? now that's a holiday mini miracle. and it's easy to create your own at walgreens... with 50 percent off the gifts of the week, just around the corner. walgreens. at the corner of happy and healthy. ...ad, and my sweethearts handsome,gone sayonara.rance... this scarf, all that's left to remember. what! she washed this like a month ago! how's a guy supposed to move on! the long lasting scent of gain flings.
7:42 am
masthe lindor truffley smooth. ... from the lindt master chocolatiers. hard outer shell... smooth, luscious center. unwrap. unwind. with the lindor truffle. from the lindt master chocolatiers. pain from chest congestion whecan make this...d, feel like this. all-in-one cold symptom relief from tylenol®, the #1 doctor recommended pain relief brand. tylenol® so basically we have two production options... hey guys, i gotta call you back. (phone ringing) hello? hi mom! oh, hi sweetie! how are you? give a keurig brewer this holiday and they will think of you everyday.
7:43 am
zero really can be a hero.ds) get zero down, zero deposit, zero due at signing, and zero first month's payment on select volkswagen models. right now at the volkswagen sign then drive event. customs officers are working to stop huge quantities. counterfeit products from ending
7:44 am
up in your shopping cart. saturday was the biggest day of the holiday season with estimated 156 million shoppers. counterfeiters are trying to cash in. only on "cbs this morning," kris van cleave went to a facility in kearny, new jersey to to see who profits from the illegal goods. >> reporter: this is one in four of the port facilities for the port of new york and new jersey. it's the size of two football fields and the focus is finding count counterband and counterfeit goods. custom officers are seizing this shipping container from china loaded with thousands of pairs of what look like designer ugg beats. but they are not. >> it's not labeled uggs out of the box. >> reporter: it doesn't look the part? >> right. >> reporter: last year, seizures jumped 25%.
7:45 am
almost half came from mainland china. 34% from hong kong. clothing, electronics, shoes, jewelry, watches, and purses are counterfeiter's favorites. this time of year, so are toys. >> whatever is popular this season is what they are try to get in. >> reporter: dispute chief officer scott rutledge says every shipment that comes to this warehouse is flagged for inspection and thousands of boxes will be searched. often what is inside is not what it seems. these are not quite nike air jordans. the shoes come separate from the iconic jumping man logo which is to be added in the u.s. upon arrival. similar tactic here. a bag of michael coors tag to be added to generic faces. we saw north face's and louis vuitton bags. >> what do you tell consumers people out there shopping how to avoid this? >> have you to be cautious who
7:46 am
you're buying it from. if a price seems too good to be true, it probably is. >> reporter: officers say there is so much money in counterfeit goods they compare it to drug trafficking. the street value of that seized cargo container of fake uggs? likely in the millions. the money from counterfeiting goes where? >> goes to criminal organizations and some of the proceeds linked back to terrorist organizations. >> reporter: over the past decade, interpol have traced the profits from fake merchandise back to several terror groups, including al qaeda. this whole warehouse is full of just today's shipments. tomorrow, it starts all over again. so far this year, customs has seized more than 1 billion dollars in counterfeits and that is just in the new york area alone. >> kris van cleave, thank you. >> i wonder what they do with all of that stuff? >> i think they destroy a lot of it because the company whose goods have been essentially
7:47 am
ripped off don't want it on the market. >> troubling to hear some of the funds go to fund terrorists. a driver steers out of control after an apparent medical emergency. ahead, the dramatic journey down a florida highway and how other drivers stepped in to help. first, it's time to check your local weather good morning. definitely jacket weather once again. we started with temperatures below freezing in inland spots and we're slowly warming up. this afternoon, 50s in much of the bay area. 53 in san rafael in san francisco and concord. warmer by wednesday, it should be the warmest today of the week. and clouds roll in by thursday and friday. looking for balance in your digestive system? try align probiotic. for a non-stop, sweet treat goodness, hold on to your nd of day. get 24/7 digestive support, with align. the #1 doctor recommended probiotic brand.
7:48 am
now in kids chewables. same nose. same toughness. and since he's had moderate alzheimer's disease, the same never quit attitude. that's why i asked his doctor about once-a-day namzaric. (avo) namzaric is approved for moderate to severe alzheimer's disease in patients who are taking donepezil. it may improve cognition and overall function, and may slow the worsening of symptoms for a while. namzaric does not change the underlying disease progression. don't take if allergic to memantine, donepezil, piperidine or any of the ingredients in namzaric.
7:49 am
tell the doctor about any conditions including heart, lung, bladder, kidney or liver problems, seizures, stomach ulcers, or procedures with anesthesia. serious side effects may occur, including muscle problems if given anesthesia; slow heartbeat, fainting, more stomach acid which may lead to ulcers and bleeding; nausea, vomiting, difficulty urinating, seizures, and worsening of lung problems. most common side effects are headache, diarrhea, dizziness loss of appetite, and bruising. (man) dad and i shared a lot of moments. now we're making the most of each one. (avo) ask about namzaric today. ♪ ♪
7:50 am
♪ life is better when we celebrate together during toyotathon. toyota. let's go places. they are ridiculous when they first wake up. daddy walks into the walls like he's a bumper car. your dunkin' doesn't make you, you... but it helps. delicious dunkin' donuts coffee. pick some up where you buy groceries.
7:51 am
what the [ bleep ]? what are you doing? >> scary moment for drivers in intermittent caught by a biker's helmet camera. a man driving a medical drg having a medical emergency lost control of his car earlier this month. the camera captured the vehicle hitting a light pole and going across the highway for several miles. the carp finally stopped on the grass. several people rushed to help the driver. the biker who took the video says it appeared the driver who survived the ordeal was having a
7:52 am
stroke. >> how quickly you can go from being mad to the driver to my gosh, how can i help? first lady michelle obama wants young people to live life outloud. ahead, she describes how she fa hehead-onn inin a intnterviewew with oprah winfrey. you're watching "cbs this morning." oh, that's lovely...
7:53 am
so graceful. the corkscrew spin, flawless... ...his signature move, the flying dutchman. poetry in motion. and there it is, the "baby bird". breathtaking. a sumo wrestler figure skating? surprising. what's not surprising? how much money heather saved by switching to geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. the things that i consume a lot of it is very acidic. the enamel on my teeth was actually weakening. the whiteness wasn't there as much. my teeth didn't look as healthy as others. my dentist said that pronamel would help fight against that erosion that foods and drinks were causing. so it was really important to start using the pronamel. it'll be one less thing you have to worry about. pronamel is now giving me the confidence to know that i'm doing the right thing. so it's nice to know that it's as simple as that. ♪ listen, sugar, we're lettin' you go. it's that splenda naturals gal, isn't it?
7:54 am
coffee: look, she's sweet, she's got natural stevia, no bitter aftertaste, and zero calories. all the partners agree? even iced tea? especially iced tea. goodbye, sugar. hello, new splenda naturals. but pantene is making my hair practically unbreakable. whenever i try to grow out my hair, strands always break off. the pro-v formula makes every inch stronger. so i can love my hair longer. strong is beautiful. pantene. but hard skin comes back way too soon. whatever you do. amopé pedi perfect... a new level of hard skin removal. it reveals smoothness that lasts, and lasts, and lasts. pedi perfect from amopé. [ cougshh. i have a cold with this annoying runny nose. better take something. dayquil liquid gels doesn't treat a runny nose. it doesn't? alka-seltzer plus cold and cough liquid gels fight your worst cold symptoms including your runny nose. oh, what a relief it is! and let roomba from irobot help with your everyday messes.
7:55 am
roomba navigates your entire home. cleaning up pet hair and debris for up to 2 hours. which means your floors are always clean. you and roomba, from irobot. better. together. jimmy dean sausage today from the fridge.cious fully cooked and ready in seconds. it makes breakfast complete, which makes bill feel like completing the gazebo. prompting a celebration in lauri's backyard. with jimmy dean, good mornings lead to great days.
7:56 am
still dete this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning. four minutes before 8:00. i'm anne makovec. in pacifica, police are looking for two men who robbed a verizon store at gunpoint saturday night. the suspects wore ski masks and forced an employee to open a safe. in castro valley. a deadly fire. investigators are looking into the cause. it happened at a home on san miguel avenue. a woman was pulled from the second floor but she died at the scene. more on the russian hacking debate with a political scientist. and traffic and weather coming up next. ,,,,,,,,
7:57 am
7:58 am
good morning, everyone. it's 7:57. and this has been a very busy morning for the traffic center. let's start in danville. unfortunately, a fatal traffic alert to tell you about. southbound 680 before -- it's an overturned delivery truck that's been uprighted. the driver has been -- or is dead. this backup is extensive all the way to pleasant hill. and in that backup, we have another traffic alert to tell you about. southbound 680 after 242. two big rigs involved in a crash. and an hour 40 minutes from pleasant hill. it's all about the cold weather. a freeze warning is about to expire at 8:00. you can see some areas will below freezing. santa rosa, 29 degrees. 31 in livermore. and mild in oakland and san francisco coming in at 37 and 42. and temperatures rebounding into the 50s by this afternoon. and warmer still by tuesday and wednesday. ,,
7:59 am
♪ ♪ ♪ how else do you think he gets around so fast? take the reins this holiday and get the mercedes-benz you've always wanted during the winter event. now lease the 2017 gle350 for $579 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer.
8:00 am
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, december 19th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including president obama's vow to retaliate for russia's election hacking. ian bremmer says the president waited too long to take meaningful action. first, here is today's eye opener at 8:00. for the first time since friday night, it will get above zero in terms of the windchill here. >> this blast of arctic air has been breaking records across the can country, through the weekend. and into early this week. >> donald trump and his team, this whole russian hacking story is a trap. a strategy called on the intelligence community to play
8:01 am
show and tell. >> the director of national intelligence will release some explanation of the attack within the next three weeks. >> more than 100 wounded evacuees from aleppo have been brought here to turkey, including nearly 50 children. >> police say he was at an intersection when the suspect opened fire, killing her grandson. >> appears to have been outside of the jurisdiction. the officials say the drone will be returned in a boat to boat transfer. >> i love the line, i'm a marvelous housekeeper, every time i leave a man, i make a house. out of touch folks. then he grabbed the salted caramel smoke xi'che mochacino a private jet to hawaii.
8:02 am
anthony mason is here. >> how do you do? >> how-de-do to you too. an arctic air mass lingers over much of the country. the extreme conditions are blamed for about a dozen deaths in multiple weekend pileups all over the country. >> a deadly crash in baltimore early saturday killed two people, more than 60 vehicles were involved. in western new york, icy conditions caused a spirit airlines plane to slide off the taxi way. sub-zero windchills are being recorded now in states from coast to coast. the harsh cold dips all the way south to texas. >> 538 members of the electoral college meet today in the state capitals across the country formally elect the next president. donald trump won 306 electoral votes, well over the 270 needed to win the white house. and his final thank you rally in alabama over the weekend, the president-elect did not mention russia's cyberhacking during the
8:03 am
election. cia director john brennan sent a memo on friday, saying the director of national intelligence and the fbi director now agree with the cia that russian hacking was in part intended to help mr. trump win the election. on face the nation, john dickerson asked kellyanne conway why he refuses to accept the intelligence community's assessment. >> where is the evidence? why when cia officials were invited to a house intelligence briefing last week did they refuse to go? instead they're talking to the media. that undermines our national security, our intelligence operations. >> but does he have evidence that suggests that this isn't the case? >> well, the president-elect receives intelligence briefings that i am not privy to. but let's focus on the issue at hand, which is if the cia, director brennan and others at the top are serious about turning over evidence to the american people, they should do
8:04 am
that. >> at a news conference on friday, president obama said investigators will provide evidence that does not compromise sources and methods. >> when you're talking about cybersecurity, a lot of it is classified and we're not going to provide it because the way we catch folks is by knowing certain things about them that they may not want us to know and if we're going to monitor the stuff effectively going forward, we don't want them to know that we know. >> president also made clear there was no tampering with the actual voting process. >> with us now is ian brem emer. good morning, ian. what can the u.s. do back to russia? >> well, very little at this point. we have only a few weeks before obama is gone and seems pretty clear from everything that trump said about russia that his inclination is not only to disbelieve the intelligence, but to cozy up with this country as
8:05 am
closely as possible. the time of obama's choosing is running out. >> what are the implications of that, the trump russia relationship? >> well, i mean, one is that it undermines the u.s. intelligence community and that is something that trump is going to need for all sorts of other things as president i think that weakens the ability of america to project strength internationally as we see playing out in china, for example. but the other question is do you have alliances that are actually organized around common values, common structures, common architecture. russia is a very different place than that. right now our relationship with them is probably as bad as it has been since adropov. that will change pretty dramatically when trump becomes president. >> does the hacking scandal complicate the hope to reset relations with russia for this new trump administration? >> well, it -- certainly obama's hope is that it will. the fact they have ordered this comprehensive intelligence review which they will make known at least to the democrats and republicans in congress,
8:06 am
certainly a lot of that is going to get leaked, the hope is that constrains trump from being able to cozy up with the russians who will be seen to have compromised american national security. keep in mind, this went on under obama. the response from the united states was not very strong. and part of the reason it is hard for the democrats to hit trump on this is because consistently russia has been the biggest failed policy under obama in terms of syria, in terms of ukraine and now in terms of the hacks as well. >> what do you think russia doing now? president obama said in his news conference that the hacking had stopped after he confronted putin. donna brazile said yesterday on the program, that's not necessarily true. what do you think about the discan connect between that and what do you think russia is thinking as they're watching this now. it has caused a lot of controversy near this country. >> thinking that they have delegitimized the election. put questions in people's mind if this was an effective democratic process or not.
8:07 am
the united states tried to show the russians as hypocrites. they say they have their own democratic process and we know that's not really true. they pretend to have rule of law, doesn't really work. they're giving it back to us right now, but the americans consistently look weak to russia on so many of these issues. and certainly when trump -- when obama tells people, oh, cut it out, it is not like he's the little brother, stop it, stop touching me, right? you have to actually react and this isn't over now. the germans and the french have elections coming up an we know that the russians intend to influence the outcome of those elections. by the way, in this case, influence them in ways that mr. trump would support in favor of the far right parties, in the way that obama would like. >> we will see. >> we need to get to china quickly if we can. what are the chinese trying to accomplish with the seizing of the drone? >> they say they're going give
8:08 am
it back. >> trump said he doesn't want it back. >> trump reacted with a tweet. the chee the chinese could have been doing this five months ago, six months ago, they did not. the fact that they're doing it now shows that they clearly don't like the statements made by president-elect trump on a host of issues with china. the un -- unlike a lot of other countries, if the americans desired they're going to escalate versus china, the chinese have the capability to give it back. trump really believes that america has a much stronger negotiating position internationally and the chinese are going to show him that the reality is very unlike that. >> you believe the seizing of the drone was a provocative act aimed at trump. >> no question that the chinese, they have done a lot more military exercises, live fire in the region, they overflew with the nuclear capable bomber and now they allowed their sailors in the region to be more aggressive in responding to a drone being available. they wouldn't have done that six months ago.
8:09 am
this was a message to trump. >> message received, thank you very much. first lady michelle obama says she was caught off guard when she was labeled an angry black woman. ahead, in another preview of her interview with oprah, how she overcame that harmful rhetoric , president.
8:10 am
music of the music of the staples singers became a soundtrack for the civil rights movement and a track that a high profile marriage proposal. >> anthony. why you want to do that? >> ahead, singer and kennedy center honoree mavis staples reflects. you're watching "cbs this morning." history makers
8:11 am
she knew like martin luther king jr. you're watching "cbs this morning." why do people put milk on cereal? oh, are you reading why people put milk on cereal? why does your tummy go "grumbily, grumbily, grumbily"? why is it all (mimics a stomach grumble) no more questions for you! ooph, that milk in your cereal was messing with you, wasn't it? yeah, happens to more people than you think... try lactaid, it's real milk, without that annoying lactose. good, right? mmm, yeah. i got your back. lactaid. it's the milk that doesn't mess with you. bounty is more absorbent,mom" per roll so the roll can last 50% longer than the leading ordinary brand. so you get more "life" per roll. bounty, the quicker picker upper psh psh lunch is ready! campbell's spider-man soups.
8:12 am
made for real, real life. thanks mom masthe lindor truffley smooth. ... from the lindt master chocolatiers. hard outer shell... smooth, luscious center. unwrap. unwind. with the lindor truffle. from the lindt master chocolatiers. hi, we(laughter)lford quads. we're in 8th grade. technology is the only thing that really entertains us. i'm gonna use this picture on sketchbook, and i'm going to draw mustaches on you all. using the pen instead of fingers, it just feels more comfortable for me. be like, boop! it's gone. i like that only i can get into it and that it recognizes my fingerprint. our old tablet couldn't do that. it kind of makes you feel like you're your own person, which is a rare opportunity in my family. (laughter)
8:13 am
8:14 am
tonight, cbs willir tonight cbs will air first lady michelle obama's first interview inside the white house with oprah and a preview, she shares her thoughts on being
8:15 am
labeled an angry black woman when president obama began his campaign for president in 2007. >> when you were labeled that angry black woman, is that one of the things that knocked you back a bit. >> it is one of the things that you think, dang, you don't even know me. you know. you just sort of feel like, wow, where did that come from? you know. and that's the first blowback, because you think, wow, that is so not me. but then you sort of think, well, this isn't about me. this is about the person or the people who write it, you know. that's just the truth. >> that's what maya used to say to me. >> it is so much about that. you start thinking, oh, wow, we're so afraid of each other. color, wealth, these things that don't matter still play too much of a role in how we see one another. and it is sad because the thing
8:16 am
that least defines us as people is the color of our skin. it is the size of our bank account. none of that matters, you know this. >> yes, of course. >> it is our values. it's how we live our lives. and you can't -- you can't tell that from somebody's race. somebody's religion. you know. people have to act it out. they have to live those lives. so that was the blowback. and then i thought, okay, well, let me live my life out loud. so that people can then see and then judge for themselves. and that's what i want young people to do, just live your life. >> out loud. >> live it out loud. >> you can see oprah's full interview tonight on the cbs special called "first lady michelle obama, says farewell to the white house" tonight at 8:00, 7:00 central here on cbs. an encore presentation airs on wednesday on own, that is the
8:17 am
oprah winfrey network. i heard from very reliable sources that they talked for 90 minutes and then you edit it down to an hour. but they covered a wide variety of topics, talking about the girls, talking about campaigning, talking about what her next plans are. but you can cheerily see that the two of them have a good rapport, they are pals. they have a good rapport and i think it seems to be very nice. i can't wait to see it. >> whether michelle obama will ever run herself for office, which she has said no. >> the question is asked. >> the question is asked? >> yeah. >> looking forward to it. many students are ending 2016 on the right foot thanks to one of their teachers. ahead, how a post on facebook landed many children new pairs of shoes. you're watching "cbs this morning." emerge restored. fortified. replenished. emerge everyday with emergen-c packed with b vitamins, antioxidants, electrolytes plus more vitamin c than 10 oranges. why not feel this good everyday? emerge and see.
8:18 am
listen, sugar, we're lettin' you go. it's that splenda naturals gal, isn't it? coffee: look, she's sweet, she's got natural stevia, no bitter aftertaste, and zero calories. all the partners agree? even iced tea? especially iced tea. goodbye, sugar. hello, new splenda naturals.
8:19 am
goodbye, sugar.
8:20 am
8:21 am
♪ a california teacher trying to help others is learning about he power of social medi. samantha ford is a physical education instructor outside of los angeles. after she noticed several students playing in worn and tattered shoes, she took to facebook. ford shares one conversation with a little boy who told her, quote, these are the only shoes i have. since that post, she has collected more than 400 pairs of shoes for her students. ben tracy shows us the unexpected and overwhelming response. >> ready! set! go! >> reporter: samantha ford
8:22 am
teaches physical education at several schools in santa ka retake, california. last week she noticed some of her students at cedar creek elementary were lacking something pretty basic. >> i see kids running in sandals or shoes that have holes or a couple of kids with a hot glue gun the sole on every single day. >> tell your teammates good job. >> reporter: ford asked one little boy who was wearing boots if he had running shoes. >> the boy said, these are the only shoes i have. and the boots were old and ratty and worn out, and it just hit me really hard! >> reporter: so she went home and posted about her conversation with the boy on her facebook page. within hours, one of her friends bought the boy new shoes. it didn't stop there. suddenly, she had hundreds of pairs of shoes lined up in her classroom and donated by friends, strangers. >> oh, my gosh!
8:23 am
how are you? >> reporter: and someone she hasn't seen in years. >> i can't believe you're standing here! crazy. >> reporter: ford's favorite teach from her high school days dropped by to donate shoes. >> whenever i see a former student that is, you know, doing something that is showing generosity and care for the community it makes my heart sink. >> reporter: and then an alumnus of the school showed up, trevor brown, a catcher for the san francisco giants. 7-year-old jesse valencia says he has always been a fast runner new spring in his step. >> i wanted to pick them up because i ran so fast and they make me run so fast more. >> reporter: julie is happy to be running with him in her new rainbow kikx. >> i like them. so comfortable. >> reporter: natalie helped her 6-year-old into her new shoes and she seems to like them. so far, more than 400 pairs of shoes have been donated, so many
8:24 am
that each kid in cher sherry ramsey's new second grade class got a new pair too. >> it's heartbreaking at the same time. this is the first pair of shoes for some kids in probably years. >> reporter: answer with those new shoes is a new sense of gratitude. >> dear miss ford. thank you for the new shoes. at my home, my shoes are old and i need new shoes. >> reporter: ford now hopes to provide new sneakers to all 485 students at this school. a gift she hopes will keep on giving. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, los angeles. >> wow. >> so cool. >> that teacher said it best. it makes your heart sing. >> do you know how good a new pair of shoes feel? >> it still feels good! i love my running shoes. >> i do too. the shoes are cooler looking now too, very nice. >> contrary to popular belief,
8:25 am
it might not be the thought that count when it comes to giving this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning. it is 8:25. i'm michelle griego. today is the last day to sign up for healthcare. the deadline was changed. there have been a record number of enrollments. investigators are trying to track down suspects after two people were shot to death in san francisco. a man and a woman were killed at a homeless encampment near 16th street and van ness avenue. the science behind gift giving is next on cbs this morning. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,, ,,,,
8:26 am
8:27 am
good morning, everyone. it's 8:27. we are now on our 5th traffic alert of the morning. it's been very busy. in san francisco, we have an update. southbound 280 connected to the southbound 101 is cue to a five car crash. it's now closing the northbound 280 connector to southbound 101. and it's backing traffic up. santa clara, northbound lawrence expressway at cabrillo
8:28 am
avenue. this is a fatal accident. the southbound side is open. in danville, that traffic we've been dealing with. the overturned delivery truck has been confirmed a fatality. a lot of traffic alerts. the cold temperatures continue. and we're seeing temperatures below freezing in the inland valleys. santa rosa, 29 degrees. 31 in concord and livermore. and only 27 for fairfield. everyone is going to warm up to the 50s by later on this afternoon. plenty of sunshine. and 53 the high in san francisco. and 55 in oakland. warmer tomorrow and warmer still by wednesday, that looks to be the warmest of the week. thursday and friday a few more clouds roll in and sunshine and seasonal by christmas eve and christmas day. have a great day. ,,,,,,,,,, posal from bob
8:29 am
8:30 am
8:31 am
dylan.from bob time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "wall street journal" says volkswagen is close to a deal on remaining diesel vehicles that cheated on emissions tests. another court hearing is
8:32 am
scheduled for this morning. the reported deal would add $1 billion to volkswagen's costs to settle the scandal through buy-backs or repairs and it could cover three-liter diesel vehicles. j june volkswagen reached an agreement to pay $10 billion to compensate owners of two-liter diesel vehicles. "word of the year for 2016." that word is surreal. it describes my life! the adjective means marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream. it's a word people puturn to in unbelievable times. the search for the word spiked after the presidential election. prince charles and the queen at windsor castle last may. photographer nick knight who has done album covers, look at the queen's expression, for rock stars took this picture. the image was released to mark the end of the year in which the queen celebrated her 90th birthday. is it wrong for the queen to smile? there is charles.
8:33 am
he is smiling. hey, mom. >> there aren't a lot of pictures of the queen smiling. new york's daily news explains how former navy officer turned a christmas story into a career. brian jones spent nearly $400,000 to buy and fix the cleveland house shown in the holiday classic and inspired when his father gave him a leg lamp like the one in the 1983 movie. the house is now a tourist attraction. okay. >> all righty then. finding the right gift for everybody on your holiday list can be a little tricky. a recent "the new york times" article called "the perfect gift" the one they ask for, they said! >> imagine that! >> shares the science behind gift giving. author john tierney said you're not obliged to find the right gift for each person on your list. most would be just as happy with something quick and easy. rest assured this is not a ploy by some lazy scrooges. "the new york times" science columnist john tierney joins us to plain.
8:34 am
i like the old adage, the thought that counts. you say, no, it really isn't. people don't care about the thoughts. >> it counts to you when you're shopping and seems like a lot of work put most of people look at the presents and if it's a good present, they are happy. >> you say we spend a lot of time on the big reveal and we need to stop doing that. >> people think they need an excitement under the christmas tree when it's exciting piece of toy or jewelry but it's exciting for but the person getting the gift is thinking can i actually use this thing? >> if you don't need an oven mitt it means nothing. >> the moment means nothing. what about the rest of the year? >> i'm still dreaming of that moment you open up the front door and there is a car and wa bow on top like in the commercials. what about giving the same gift to multiple people? >> a big mistake people make is called overindividualization and. thinking you have to give everyone something special. what you do is giving worse presents to people. if you bind a great book --
8:35 am
>> you're saying it's okay -- >> it is okay to do that. people don't care. and that way you end up giving one good gift to everyone instead of mediocre gift. >> gift cards have become so popular in recent years. >> or cash. >> i always that was patching on the gift. >> people feel guilty giving them but people love receiving them. >> do they really? a gift card? >> not a gift card, but cash. >> i get the cash. a gift card? >> give cash to your spouse! >> here, honey. you were really good this year! >> you were great this year! you're always going to underpay is the problem! >> why is it always a 50? >> i deserve at least 75. you say regifting is okay. i thought regifting, when i was coming up, regifting was rude. >> yes. people think -- >> what do you think? >> regifting think it is rude. people think it's rude for me to regift and most people feel that way but when researchers ask people how do you feel after
8:36 am
you're given a gift and can they regift it, they say it's fine. i've given them the gift, it's their property and can do whatever theyment to do with it. >> if i regift it, it means it's a pretty bad one. >> don't give it back to the same person. >> yeah. write it down. >> exactly. >> good information. based on science. >> john tierney, thanks so much. mavis staple has been singing for nearly seven decade. >> elvis presley told me, i like the way you follow the guitar sound. i said, well, thank you. he said e yeah, yeah, yeah. it's nervous. plays a nervous,,,, once i heard i was going to
8:37 am
be a park ranger, i got really excited. gabe's obviously really sick. and there's a lot that he isn't able to do, and make-a-wish stepped in. we had to climb up the mountain to get the injured hiker. he fell from, like, a rock. he's been the one that has been rescued so many times. he said to me, "today, i got to be the hero." (avo) the subaru share the love event has helped grant the wishes of over twelve hundred kids so far. get a new subaru, and we'll donate two hundred and fifty dollars more to help those in need.
8:38 am
8:39 am
8:40 am
8:41 am
from the south side of chicago. it's been an unforgettable journey. ♪ if you don't respect yourself ain't nobody going to give a hoot ♪ >> reporter: by the time the staple singers reached the top of the pop charts in the early 1970s, mavis staples had already been singing for 25 years. . this is your first publicity photo? >> a very young mavis. >> reporter: she was just 8 when her father, pops, put together the band. >> he called us children into the living room and sat us on the floor in a circle. he said, we are going to sing. >> reporter: mavis with her deep voice would take the lead.
8:42 am
billed as god's greatest hit makers, the staples would become stars of the gospel circuit. ♪ >> reporter: when did you realize you had something special? >> you know, i realized it before we made a record. we would sing in church and they would come up to the pulpit. they would come up and they would be crying, and they wanted to shake my hand and sing. and put money in my hand. you know? that's when i said, i knew i had something good. >> reporter: something was happening? >> something was going on. ♪ >> reporter: the staple singers, based in chicago, traveled without a rhythm section. just pops on guitar. >> elvis presley told me, one time, he said, i like the way your father's guitar sounds. ♪ >> i said, well, thank you.
8:43 am
he said, yeah, yeah, yeah. it's a nervous, he plays a nervous guitar. >> reporter: king admired the group's music. in the early 1960s, dr. martin luther king jr. invited the staple singers to travel with him. >> we are the people that will not stop until they have full freedom and human dignity. ♪ >> reporter: their music would become the sound track to his civil rights crusade. >> i walked beside dr. king and i sang songs for him. you know? that makes me proud! ♪ >> reporter: in 1964, the staplsta stayshista staples were invited to a folk festival and introduced them to a broader audience. >> one more time for the staple
8:44 am
singers. >> reporter: things really changed in the late '60s, when their new label, stax record, put a rhythm section behind them. and in 1972, "i'll take you there" took them to number one! how did it feel when you suddenly broke mainstream? >> you know, it felt good. we were finally being heard. ♪ ♪ let me take you there >> reporter: mavis' distinctive voice continues to attract all-star collators. jeff tweety produced a grammy winning album for her. before that, prince wrote two albums for her. and before that, another songwriter had an even stronger attraction to mavis. ♪ >> reporter: is this the mavis that bob dylan fell for?
8:45 am
>> ah! [ laughter ] whatever! why you want to do that? see? you made me sigh! no. dylan fell for this mavis. >> reporter: that mavis? >> yeah. >> folk songs and more folk songs. >> reporter: it was 1962, they met on a television show. >> bob dylan. the staple singers. >> reporter: dylan would propose. mavis would decline. did you ever explain to him why you turned him down? >> i told him. we were too young! >> reporter: but this past summer, dylan invited mavis to open for him on tour. >> i said, i'm so glad to see you! i've been wanting to see you, bobby, i've been wanting to see you for so long. he said if you married me, you would see me every day. i said don't do me like that. >> singer/songwriter mavis
8:46 am
staples. >> reporter: her nearly decade career was honored this month at the kennedy center. >> with her music, she serves god with all her soul and yet, is, herself, a godess of sole s. >> reporter: the only thing missing was her father. what do you think your father would have said if he saw you there at the kennedy center. >> the twinkle in his eye. >> reporter: pop staples died in 2000. >> that was the hardest time in my life. ♪ >> reporter: you and pops were together singing for 50 years? >> yeah. over 50 years. >> reporter: wow. >> and he would tell me, mavis, you don't have to sing loud. you don't need no gimmicks. sing from your heart. what comes from the heart reaches the heart. i said, okay, daddy.
8:47 am
and i go in that dressing room, i say my little prayer. i go to my heart and start singing. that's the west advice he could have ever given me, sing from your heart. >> reporter: it works every time. >> it works every time. >> at 77, mavis still tours regularly and can still raise the roof and bring down the house. you can get a ticket, if you can, go! >> bravo! >> half the fun of the kennedy center honors was watching her. talk about the twinkle in her eye. she was so in the moment and so loving every single thing that was happening that night. >> she was so honored to be there. >> you could feel that. >> it meant so much to her after all this time. >> and bob dylan and mavis
8:48 am
stapl stap staples. >> like a couple/couple? >> yeah. he went to pops and said, "i want to marry mavis." and pop said, you have to talk to mavis and she said no. >> that someone of the best thing about the kennedy center honors, not only recognizing a lifetime achievement but the interviews we get to do and learn and her relationship with her father. think about that sending half a century alongside and singing from your heart with your father. >> she is honored by bonnie raitt at the kennedy center who also had a really close relationship with her dad and bonnie said that is one reason mavis and bonded was, you know, with that relationship with their fathers. >> i liked her before and now i like her even more. she is sparkly at 77! >> tomorrow, we will hear from contend cent kennedy center honoree bob pacino and he tells why he was born to act. the kennedy center honors airs on cbs monday, december 27th,
8:49 am
ni 9:00/8:00 central. ahead, a craving that prompted this moose to lick the outside of a family's car! look at those lips! ,,,,,,,,,,,,,
8:50 am
8:51 am
8:52 am
♪ ♪ ♪ even moose crave something salty every now and again. a moose in alberta, canada, last week wandered up to a couple growing in a snowy park and licked their car, including the windows! the local parks department sent out a warning to visitors that said, moose like to taste the salt on your car. park officials advise people to honoring their horns to care the animals away but the woman in this car said the moose was friendly and had kind eyes. that's what they say about charlie rose. friendly, kind eyes. >> but he doesn't have antlers. >> and he didn't lick cars.
8:53 am
>> you need a big tv screen to get those antlers in. >> that does it,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
8:54 am
8:55 am
involved in a ro this is kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning. it's 8:55. and i'm michelle griego. we know the driver involved in a rollover crash in danville has died. a delivery truck crashed on 680. there's no word on what caused the crash. >> today is the last day for signing up for health insurance. the deadline was extended to match the national deadline. the oakland raiders are headed to the playoffs for the first time in a decade. the raiders host the colts saturday.
8:56 am
here's elizabeth with the forecast. this is the third straight time of waking up to freeze warnings and frost advisories. here's a look over the golden gate bridge. temperatures should rebound into the 50s across the bay area. take a look at the 7-day forecast and you can see by tomorrow we warm up slightly more. by wednesday that should be the warmest day of the week. and clouds roll in thursday and friday bringing temperatures down just a bit. by saturday, christmas eve, christmas day, temperatures are more seasonal and plenty of sunshine. good travel weather. we have traffic alerts after the break. zero really can be a hero. get zero down, zero deposit, zero due at signing, and zero first month's payment on select volkswagen models. right now at the
8:57 am
volkswagen sign then drive event.
8:58 am
good morning. a not so happy monday from the traffic center. we've had a lot of trouble throughout the bay area. let's start with the traffic alert in danville. that's been in effect for 5 1/2 hours. it's an overturned delivery truck. it has been uprighted but it's been confirmed a fatality. the traffic is backed up from concord into danville and that will take you a very long time. avoid the area. southbound 280 connector to southbound 101 is closed and also northbound 280 connector
8:59 am
to southbound 101 is partially closed and this is due to a five car accident. ♪ come on, wake up!!! come on, why ya sleepin'? come on! what time is it? it's go time. come on. let's go, let's go, let's go. woooo hoooo!! yeah!! i feel like i went to bed an hour ago. i'll make the cocoa. get a great offer on the car of your grown-up dreams at the mercedes-benz winter event. it's the look on their faces that make it all worthwhile. thank you santa!!! now lease the 2017 c300 for $389 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer.
9:00 am
wayne: hey, baby! - momma got some money! - oh! (laughing) jonathan: it's a trip to miami! tiffany: come on, guys! wayne: you won a car! (cheering) jonathan: oh-oh! wayne: whoo! - let's get that big deal, baby! whoo! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hey, everybody. welcome to "let's make a deal." i'm wayne brady. thanks for tuning in. three people, let's go. the soda. the nurse right here. and the cowboy, come on over here. you stand right there for me. stand right here. there you go, stand between the two of them. stand between the two of them. welcome to the show. is it sonia or "sonja"?

158 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on