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>> bye. i'm kenny choi good morning, to our viewers in the west, it is tuesday, september 26th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." millions of hurricane victims in puerto rico suffer without power and not enough food or water. critics say the federal government is not doing enough to help. we're in puerto rico with the response to the desperate need. cowboys owner jerry jones leads his team in a show of solidarity after changing his view of national anthem protest. his friend, president trump, insists the nfl is seeing a tremendous backlash and we're at the invictus games in toronto with the swrurd warrior athletes. two veterans on team usa share their inspiring stories of how the competition changes loves.
talks about the first thing he changed when he took over, it all has to do with the culture. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> imagine this scene is being replayed across puerto rico and the need is so desperate. puerto rico may rise again but they're going to need a ton of help. puerto rico pleas for help. that power in communication situation in the u.s. territory is dire. >> president trump continues to defend and attack his nfl players refusing to stand for the national anthem. >> the national football league want to take a knee, they should take a kneel at night every night and thank god in heaven donald trump is president of the united states. the ceo out is out. >> announcing his retirement after the data breach that exposed nearly half of all americans. >> the gop's latest attempt to pass the health care bill appears to be dead, at least for now. >> any rational human being
would vote against this monston tri. >> we've not declared war on north korea and frankly the suggestion of that is absurd. >> raging wildfires eating up acres. >> it was crazy. >> all that giving hope to rescue workers, a dog rescued in mexico city. and all that matters. >> a lawyer for jared kushner says his client used a personal e-mail account in the white house. >> kushner says what he did is nothing like what hillary clinton did and he'll explain the whole thing in his new book what took place. >> on "cbs this morning,". >> chicago cub short stop came up with more than just a ball winning dove into the stands in st. louis. >> got a handful of nashos. >> you see the reaction of that fan, he is not happy that he lost his nachos. he is not happy one bit. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
welcome to "cbs this morning." puerto rico is in the middle of a humanitarian disaster. millions of hurricane maria victims are struggling for basic needs, many have no food, no water, no fuel and no electricity. the power alone could take months to restore. in a series of tweets last night, president trump said the u.s. commonwealth's old electrical grid was devastated but he also mentioned the puerto rican government's long-standing financial troubles. it owed billions of dollars to wall street and banks which sadly must be dealt with. >> david begnaud has been in puerto rico throughout this crisis. he's in san juan right now. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's been six days since this hurricane made landfall and people in some of the hardest hit areas are still waiting on food, water they can drink, the power is out the communication grid is disabled. rescues are ongoing this
morning. people in some of the hardest hit areas have not been able to communicate with anyone since maria made landfall. emergency supplies are arriving slowly from the u.s. mainland to help millions of people still struggling across this island. fema administrator brock long. >> we've got a lot of work to do, it's the worst hurricane that puerto rico has seen. >> reporter: puerto rico's governor traveled with the national guard to deliver a satellite phone to the mayor of san sebastian. satellite phones are critical in allowing senior government officials to communicate with loaf leaders in some of the hardest hit area. >> two category 5 hurricanes passing through an island is unprecedented and therefore the response needs to be unprecedented. >> reporter: only a handful of flights are trickling out of airports in san juan. >> my mother needs dialysis. we've been here 26 hours. >> reporter: within the last 24 hours desperate travelers crowded the ticket counters hoping to get on one of the few
flights to the u.s. mainland. we told the governor about the dire conditions we witnessed. >> there are babies who are naked in strollers, their parents are fanning them. >> because of your reporting that i saw last night i ordered food and snacks to be delivered to the airports. >> reporter: i hear you but it's not getting to them. >> i understand and that's why immediately i'm taking action and i will as soon as we finish the interview make sure that water is on its way and food is on its way. >> thank you. >> reporter: he kept his word. food and snacks arrived within an hour. the governor now worries about the lasting effects if washington doesn't pass a financial aid package soon. >> humanitarian crisis will come to the united states in the form of the 3.5 million u.s. citizens that live here and what you're bound to see is a massive exodus of puerto ricans into the mainland. it's going to be a problem for us and be a problem for mainland as well. >> reporter: puerto rico's governor is complimenting the work that fema is doing. they both complimented president
trump but we've asked where is it happening? allow us to get video of it. let us show the american people that their loved ones are receiving the aid that has been promised. we asked the governor will you take us there and let us get video. he guaranteed us that he would. we'll hold him to it. gayle? >> yes, we all want to see that. thank you very much. president trump is launching new attacks against protests by nfl teams. dallas cowboys owner that's jerry jones a trump supporter joined his team in the middle of the field ahead of last night's game. they all took a knee before the national anthem was played. the president reacted on twitter this horng. he said this, the booing at the nfl football game last night when the entire dallas team dropped to its knees was the loudest i have ever heard. great anger. but then the president wrote, they all stood up for our national anthem, big progress being made, we love our country. demarco morgan is here with how the cowboys owner shifted his
position. good morning. >> cowboys owner jerry jones strongly opposed the protest in his past and none of his players previously participated but last night that all changed. >> the cowboys players wanted to show unity but they. >> reporter: america's team didn't wait until the national anthem to make their point known, the dallas cowboys including owner jerry jones knelt in the middle of the field. when the anthem started, they stood in locked arms as did their opponents the arizona cardinals. after the game, jones said he was proud of his organization. >> we all agree that our players wanted to make a statement about unity and we wanted to make a statement about equality. >> reporter: tennessee delaney walker said people who kneel during the national anthem aren't trying to disrespect the military. >> it's about equal rights. we all care about each other. >> reporter: but the president thinks the gesture is unpatriotic. >> wouldn't you love to see one
of these nfl owners when somebody disrespects our flag to set get that son of a [ bleep ] off the field right now. out. he's fired. >> reporter: the nfl responded by re-airing this super bowl ad emphasizing the leagues unity and diversity. >> we may have our differences but recognize there's more that unites us. >> reporter: five nfl sponsors, nike, under armour, hyundai and ford and anheuser-busch defended the players' right to protest. lebron james played the nfl players but refused to utter the president's name. >> the people run this country, not one individual, and damn sure not him. >> reporter: and one tweet yesterday, president trump said that the kneeling issue has nothing to do with race and instead is about respect for the flag and the national anthem. the vice president pence says he stands with the president and he also stands for the national anthem. >> wro think it is going anywhere because we got a lot of games coming up.
>> the big concern is will it have the domino effect. you have the high school games coming up so we'll see if it spreads to this weekend. >> thank you. china is warning the u.s. and north korea that a war will have no winner. after the north threatened to shoot down american war planes. north korea was responding to president trump's recent tweet that it's leadership won't be around much longer. north korea's foreign minister called those words a declaration of war. a new poll finds 53% of americans are concerned president trump might start an unnecessary war. ben tracy is in beijing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so the fear has been that president trump's tweets or threats could be misinterpreted by kim jong-un and that could lead to some unintended military conflict. it's not clear if that's what's happening here or if by saying the u.s. has declared war, a is playing some sort of game. north korea says it now has the right to shoot down american war planes even if they're flying
outside north korean air space, international law says a country's air space extends about 13 miles out to sea but north korea claims more than a 70 mile zone. this past weekend, american bombers and fighter jets flew 200 miles off north korea's east coast, the furtherest north american war planes have gone this century. the next day north korea released this propaganda video showing missiles destroying u.s. war planes and the uss carl vincent an aircraft carrier near the korean peninsula. u.s. intelligence says there are indications kim jong-un could test another intercontinental ballistic missile in the next five to ten days. a sign the north korean leader is still moving forward with his weapons program despite u.s. warnings and punishing sanctions. >> if we think sanctions will get north korea to give up north korea weapons right away we're wrong. >> reporter: michael green worked at the national security council during the george w.
bush administration. >> we now know and anyone whose worked on north korea or negotiated with them, now know they are not serious in any way about a diplomatic negotiation to give up their nuclear weapons. >> reporter: south korean intelligence said today that north korea did not immediately respond when those u.s. war planes were off its coast this past weekend. that could be an indication that north korea did not detect them but north korea has since strengthened its coastal defenses. charlie. >> thanks, ben. a credit monitoring company equifax said it's changing ceos after massive data theft effecting 143 million americans. richard smith is retiring as chairman and ceo effective today. equifax stock feld after the announcement. smith said in a statement i have been completely dedicated to making this right. i believe it ns the best interest of the company to have new leadership. senate republicans last ditch effort to dismantle
obamacare appears to be dead. senator collins says she's opposes the legislation. she joins mccain, paul and cruz that already said they're against it. nancy cordes is on capitol hill right now where the bill does not have the votes to pass. >> reporter: good morning. do they hold a vote any way even though they know it will fail simply to show the base one more time that they tried. >> it's okay to vote. it's okay to fall short if you do for an idea you believe in. >> reporter: the authors of the gop health care bill acknowledged its deem prospects monday night. >> it was clear to me that the graham/cassidy bill was not the answer. >> reporter: susan collins of maine was one of several gop senators who sunk the plan's chances. she cited the sweeping cuts to medicaid. >> it would've changed the program in a -- in a way that would've put health care at risk for some of our most vulnerable
citizens. >> reporter: according to a new report from the congressional budget office, under cassi cassidy/graham, federal spending on medicaid would be reduced about $1 trillion over the next ten years and medicaid would cover millions fewer enrollees. republicans must now decide whether to restart talks with democrats on a bill to sure up obamacare's individual markets. >> what mccain has done is a tremendous slap in the face of the republican party. >> reporter: president trump blasted his party's holdouts on the radio and on twitter singling out the ailing john mccain tweeting a mon toj of past clips of the senator vowing to overturn obamacare. mccain's close friend came to his defense. any america who is got a problem with john mccain's vote, all i can tell you is that john mccain was willing to die for this country and he can vote any way he wants to. >> reporter: senate republicans
will hold a caucus meeting today to discuss they're next move now that they have cycled through all of their obamacare replacement plans. some of them are going to argue it's time to move on to tax reform. >> we'll see if that happens. thank you very much. the trump administration is defending the use of private e-mail by members of the president's inner circle. cbs news has confirmed that at least five current and former white house officials have used private e-mail for government business. major garrett is at the white house with this story. good morning. >> reporter: government related business conducted on outside e-mail accounts that much is established. the white house insists no classified information was involved. it also says it's aware and the campaign was a pretty big reminder of the political and legal imperative ofeeping private and government communications separate. president trump's most trusted advisers used private e-mail accounts to conduct official white house business.
senior advisers jared kushner, steven miller, former chief of staff reince priebus and former chief strategist steve bannon all sent and received e-mails using nongovernment accounts. the president's daughter ivanka trump only used outside e-mail while transitioning into her role as senior adviser. sarah huckabee sanders was asked monday how widespread the practice was. >> to my knowledge, very limited white house counsel has instruct anmllen w ehi-mteail for official business and only use that e-mail. >> reporter: to comply with the presidential and federal records act, staffers are instructed to forward personal e-mails over to their government accounts within 20 days. kushner whose attorney this week admitted his client sent and received official e-mails on his personal account from january through august was asked by the house oversight committee monday to preserve documents and disclose private accounts t sent or received official
correspondence. >> she bleached her e-mails. >> reporter: it was a popular line of attack for candidate trump, the white house has resisted comparison between this practice and hillary clinton's use of personal e-mail and private server while secretary of state. >> to hide her corruption, hillary clinton put her e-mails on an illegal server. >> reporter: the use of private e-mail accounts by senior white house officials is not new. during george w. bush's presidency senior members of that staff -- 2 million e-mails the congressional investigators wanted to find those e-mails were recovered years later and they had been stored on a private server owned and operated by the republican national committee. norah. >> thank you for -- thank you, major
major. >> we did not come here to defy donald trump. we came here to praise and honor him. >> former white house steve strategist steve bannon is campaigning more roy moore a former judge. >> is it the elites in washington, d.c. with their money or is it the people at alabama with their muscle? >> reporter: with more leading in the polls, the person who has the most to lose may be president trump who suggested friday he's already prepared to regret endorsing strange. >> i'll be honest, i might've made a mistake. >> reporter: the president initially intended to stay neutral but decided to support strange in part pause his agenda has stalled and strange would be a reliable vote in the senate. a moore win would be a setback. moore said he would vote no on the health care bill and bragged about defying majority leader
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the organizer of last 's cancelled "patriot prayer" rally at crissy field is ex good morning. it is 7:26. i'm michelle griego. the organizer of last month's canceled patriot prayer rally is expected to speak at uc berkeley today. joey gibson, the leader of the alten are hit gripe group says he will lead -- at-right group says he will lead a rally and march this afternoon despite the cancellation of the spree speak week event. an accident happened in the parking lot across from the plaza and a woman was taken to the hospital in a brace.
at a 38-minute ride. let's take you to the san mateo bridge. where traffic in that westbound direction from 880, over to 101, we are looking at a 35- minute ride. and the bay bridge toll plaza, jammed all morning long, expect 30 minutes and additional 38 minutes along the east shore freeway. a live look at the weather camera, looking out at the golden gate bridge. not a cloud in the sky. we are fog-free and warming up. 60 in san francisco. and 53 in santa rosa. and yesterday at this hour 46 degrees. later today, the coast will be clear from the 80s at the beaches. 15 degrees above average in san francisco. and 80s and 90s around the bay area. red flag warning in effect through wednesday. the fog will make an appearance by friday night into saturday morning.
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the marines are celebrating the 40 marines in cam boombat. she didn't want her name revealed. >> and also because she's going to be leading in combat. >> responsible for the life and death. here's a look at this morning's other headlines. former congressman anthony weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl. weiner cried as the stengs wents
handed down yesterday. he was also fined $10,000 and has to file as a sex offendser. orange juice prices may surprise you. hurricane irma destroyed up to 70% of the citrus crop in florida this month. consumers may switch to other juices or juice blends. and our cbs pittsburgh station says steelers quarterback ben roethlisberger regrets staying off the field during the national anthem sunday. roethlisberger said in the statement i wish we had approached it differently. we did not want to appear divided on the sideline with some standing or kneeling or sitting. the team will come out for the anthem before next game. >> and the one steeler who saluted the flag on sundays, one day later his jersey was the number one seller in the nfl's online shop.
many fans saw his salute as a rejection of sideline protests but he says he was making no political statement. he said he let his teammates down. good morning. >> good morning. he spoke at a press conference monday where he went to great lengths to say he did not mean to go against the decision of the team to stay off the field during the national anthem. it was a decision meant to avoid controversy but for some fans its inflamed the situation even more. >> good-bye pittsburgh steelers. burn in held. >> angry fans are torching team merchandise after players chose to stay off the field during the anthem sunday. only one could be seen, hand over his chest. >> god bless you and thank you for standing. >> it's completely wrong and every single time i see that
picture of myself standing alone i feel embarrassed. >> many thought he was making a statement in support of the national anthem. an assumption that might have come from his history as an army ranger who served in afghanistan. >> the army experience was unbelievable. >> we spoke with him in 2014 just before he started playing in the nfl. an opportunity he postponed in order to serve his country. >> i just couldn't stand by the sidelines and watch other people do the work. i felt like i had to do my part. >> reporter: on sunday the steelers plan to stay out of the national anthem controversy by staying off the field while it played. >> this is in no way, shape or form a protest of the national anthem. it was a way for us to stay unified over the division of things that are going on in this country. >> reporter: he says he asked to be at the front of the tunnel just so he could get a glimpse of the flag with his captains and teammates behind him but just as he stepped out to get a
better look the anthem started. he put his hand over his heart and stayed where he was. >> i never planned to boycott the plan that the steelers came up with. the reason that i went out there is the reason it's causing all this stress and making the organization look bad, my coach look bad and my teammates look bad. >> last year big al as his teammates call him was one of the first players to publicly come out against colin kaepernick's sideline protest but he does understand the protests aren't against the flag or the military. they are just pointing out injustices in america and i talked to somebody who knows him well and he says this is a man that you take at his word. he's a progressive thinker and his teammates are behind him. controversy linton suggests the should come as no surprise. i sat down with the 2016 presidential candidate
yesterday. she said donald trump used inflammatory language about race goes back to the campaign. >> i remember very well when at one of his town halls senator mccain was asked a pretty racist question about senator obama and he just shut that woman down. we had a candidate surrounded by people who were saying vile things about women, me in particular, we had a convention filled with such kinds of comments. he kind of threw up the -- you know, the odds that it was okay to do and say these things. >> and do you believe how he reacted to that, he gave cover to white supremacists and racists? >> absolutely, charlie. he goes after black athletes who are standing up for what they believe by their protests and -- >> says they should be fired. >> calls them sobs, goes after them, he doesn't do that to
white supremacists, neo nazis, clan members or vladimir putin. he's sending a message, it's a huge loud dog whistle to his supporters that you know, we're still on the same wavelength. >> but i did an interview with steve bannon as you know and he said we don't want them, they're no part of us. only a small percentage voted for us. we don't want their support. >> oh, he's so full of it. look what they're doing with health care. it is a fraud. it is just so cruel that they are trying to, you know, force republicans to vote because part of what brietbart is doing for trump is to be the enforcer. he wants to make sure that trump quote, loyal republicans who agenda. >> i love hillary clinton's reaction when you said i did an interview with steve bannon. you may have heard, yeah.
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day four of the invictus games is underyeah in toronto. they made their first public appearance together yesterday and they were spotted holding hands. the couple watched empbtvents oe tennis court and that's where jeff glor is. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. prince harry and megan watched wheelchair tennis here in the square as we did yesterday. we also got a chance to watch track and field. and met a couple, american
athletes who are inspiring folks well beyond toronto. >> i was a medic for almost 13 years with 82nd air born out of north carolina and jumped out of airplanes, three deployments and i knew that i wanted to continue to help individuals so i decided to go the nursing rout. >> reporter: her illness happened back at home. a rare form of cancer took the lower half of her left leg. >> i told my providers i don't care what you do to my leg, just continue to allow me to be a mom. and i'm still a mom. >> reporter: with a daughter here. at the invictus games this year as an athlete and a single mother, she has already earned four gold medals in track and field. >> i was injured in afghanistan august 31st, 2010 by an ied.
>> reporter: anthony is one of her friends and a team usa teammate. he competes in four sports but wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rug by are his specialties. i want them equally because i've been getting a lot of chatter from great britain. >> reporter: they're trash talking. >> of course. that's what they do. >> reporter: the innocent fun enjoyed here seems entirely disconnected from any division from below the border. for the athletes and the kids watching it's not a bad place to be. >> i'm happy to be one of the guys that they see that don't give up. >> reporter: that's meaningful for them when they see you out there doing what you're doing. >> we've got enough negative things around and we need the positive and they need it. >> reporter: what does it mean to have your daughter here with you? >> quite a bit. i'm rather proud of her because
she doesn't see injury. she doesn't see illness. she doesn't see missing legs. these games aren't about the medals. these games are about the lives that you change. for her to see a person for who they really are and not what they're missing, that right there is really what these games are about. >> reporter: kelly is still set to compete in swimming. anthony's big events wheelchair rug by and basketball come up on wednesday and thursday and we cannot wait to see how they do. >> you are so right. you're right, we can't wait to see how they do. it's always important to pay tribute to these athletes who have given so much to the country. i love kelly's line about i don't care what you have to do, i just still want to be a mom. >> think about this larger discussion we're having. it's also a healer and for many of these veterans competing once
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accident ed her nine- an good morning. it is 7:56. i'm kenny choi. a woman charged with a car accident that killed her 9 and 7-year-old daughters will seek a bail reduction in the sonoma county courtroom. alejandra hernandez ruiz is currently jailed on half a million dollars bail. the car fell into the petaluma river in august of last year. santa clara county's ground water is now back up to its pre- drought level. the ground water is the source of much of silicon valley's drinking water. the santa clara valley water district says that the level is currently about the same as in 2011. when the drought began. and the district credits conservation efforts and heavy winter rain. we will have traffic and weather in just a moment. this is the new comfort food.
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's tuesday, september 26th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we're going to go back to puerto rico, where millions of hurricane victims, americans, need help, and many say they're not getting it fast enough. and microsoft's ceo, satya nadel nadella, is in studio 57. why he had to hit refresh to change the software giant's culture and turn the company back into an innovator. but first, here's today's "eye opener at 8:00." puerto rico is in the middle of a humanitarian disaster. millions of victims are struggling for basic needs. >> rescues are ongoing. people in some of the hardest hit areas have not been able to communicate with anyone. >> jerry jones startlingly
opposed the protests in the past and none of his previous players participated, but last night that changed. >> the fear is that president trump's tweet or threat could be misinterpreted by kim jong-un and that could lead to some unintended military conflict. it's not clear if that's happening here. >> the white house insists no classified information was involved and also says it's aware of the legal imperative to keep communications separate. senate republicans' last-ditch effort to dismantle obamacare this morning appears to be dead. >> the question is do they hold a vote anyway simply to show the base one more time that they tried? >> have you heard that london banned uber? the city bans the ride-share service, but uber is ready to come back better than ever. in addition to uber pool, london customers will have a new option to be picked up by an uber flying nanny. it's called ubercali
fragilisticexpialidocious. >> presented by liberty insurance. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. puerto rico's governor says there could be a mad exodus to the united states mainland. food, water, gas and electricity are still scarce six days after hurricane maria tore across the island. power in some areas may not be restored for months. >> and slight images compare puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands on a normal night in july with electricity to what they look like on sunday night without power in many places. big difference. president trump tweeted last night, "puerto rico, which was already suffering from broken infrastructure and massive debt, is in deep trouble." he added, "much of the island was destroyed." david begnaud is in san juan with a warning that conditions could get worse. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hundreds of people are waiting at the airport in san juan this morning, yet again, trying to get off the island on any flight that they can to the u.s. mainland.
there have been reports of price gouging, but we can tell you this, representatives from at least delta and american say they have capped the prices so that gouging doesn't happen. when it comes to telecommunications, it's virtually impossible to make a call on the island unless you're in the capital of san juan. the telecommunications infrastructure has been severely disabled, and a top executive at the telecommunications alliance sent a letter to president trump warning that the grid could go dark, unless there is fuel for generators. the agriculture industry has been severely affected. trees are naked everywhere around the island. the governor says it's going to take a year for the agriculture industry to rebuild. supplies are arriving. fema says millions of bottles of water, hundreds of thousands of pounds of food, but we continue to ask this morning where is the distribution happening. so far, the government and fema have not provided us with an opportunity to get into those areas to get video to show the american people what is happening on the ground here.
fema's administrator, brock long, spoke yesterday, standing right alongside puerto rico's governor. they complimented each other and they both complimented president trump, but the administrator took no questions, simply saying this is one of the worst hurricanes to hit puerto rico and they've got a long road ahead of them. >> all right, david begnaud reporting in puerto rico, thank you. senate republicans will meet today to decide what is next for their collapsing health care bill. maine senator susan collins last night became the fourth republican to oppose the plan. john mccain, rand paul and ted cruz already came out against it. a congressional budget office report out yesterday found the graham/cassidy bill would reduce the deficit by $133 billion by 2026. >> but it estimates the number of people with comprehensive health insurance would be reduced by millions in part because of medicaid cuts. [ inaudible chanting ] >> if you want a hearing, you'd better settle --
>> senator orrin hatch tried to quiet protesters during the contentious hearing on the bill yesterday in his committee. the protesters opposed medicaid cuts. some in wheelchairs were wheeled out or carried out of the room. president trump says it was big progress that the dallas all stood up for our national anthem. the cowboys and owner jerry jones linked arms and kneeled on the field before the anthem last night. jones is a trump supporter and had criticized pregame protests as recently as last week. fans booed the team. but during the anthem, the cowboys and arizona cardinals stood with their arms linked. vice president mike pence backed up the president's criticisms while campaigning for alabama senator luther strange last night. he says it's not too much to ask nfl players to stand for the national anthem. nba superstar lebron james supports players who take a knee during the anthem but says he'll use his voice to speak out instead. james called president trump a "bum" over the weekend for
withdrawing a white house invitation to the nba champion golden state warriors. >> he doesn't understand how many kids, no matter the race, look up to the president of the united states for guidance, for leadership, for words of encouragement. he doesn't understand that. and that's what makes me more sick than anything. we know this is the greatest country in the world, land of the free, but we still have problems just like everybody else, and when we have those problems, we have to figure out a way how we come together and be as great as we can be as a people, because the people run this country, not one individual, and damn sure not him. >> james also says he was frustrated the president used sports to try to divide the country. >> he was one of the first people to say that sports is a great unifier, and it's really a
shame to see how it's turned into this, because we are talking about two separate issues here, and i think as long as they keep pointing that out, maybe we'll stay on track with one discussion at a time. it's frustrating to watch it. retail giant target says it will increase pay to more than double the federal minimum wage for many hourly employees. ahead, mellody hobson will explain how this bump in pay for target's workers could mean a better experience for the customers. but will it mean higher pric >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener at 8:00" is
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not easy. how do you do it and what are you looking to create? >> you know, when a company's successful, one of the things that happens is the concept that got you started in the first place, the capability that you have and the culture all get into this beautiful, virtuous lock, and things are going well. then lo and behold, you have to come up with a new concept, a new idea, for which you need new capability. that's when the culture has to be at its premium. in other words, the culture needs to enable you to come up with new ideas, build new capabilities. so that's why i think for companies to be successful over a long period of time, you need more than a good idea and a good strategy. you need a culture that fosters that growth. >> and the capacity to refresh all the time. >> that's correct. i mean, the fact that everything that starts off and goes into hypergrowth ultimately does taper off. the real question is what do you do when that happens? how do you hit refresh is sort of i think the real challenge
for us as individuals, as companies, or as societies. >> and you said one of the things that starts with you -- for you, it meant empathy, which i think is such a great concept. jeff weiner, who you all are together. i love you guys. i think it's a great bromance between the two of you. you both talk about empathy a lot, and i think that's so important. and you cite in your book two strong examples of how your life was changed by empathy and how it carries with you today. >> yeah, first of all, i think empathy, everything -- if you think even about in the business context for us, our job is to meet the unmet, unarticulated needs of customers. that's where innovation comes from. there is no way we could innovate without having the deepest sense of empathy. >> so what happened to you? >> what i write in the book is my interview at microsoft. the last, the very last question the last interviewer asked me is what would you do if there was a child who had fallen on the road? so i thought about it for a few seconds. i thought there was some algorithm there, and then i said i'd call 911.
so, the interviewer just walks up and leaves, and i thought i had blown the interview, because he then tells me, look, when a child is on the ground and crying, you pick them up and hug them. >> yes. >> that was my first big lesson on empathy. >> and it changed your life. >> absolutely. i mean, i reflected on it quite a bit. and that's the other point, it's not some innate capability. i believe that your life's experiences will teach you, if you listen. and at least in my case, that's what, whether it was that interview question, the birth of my son, and every day at microsoft i learn about building a deeper insight to be able to ee see through oothz' eyes. >> you write that your son has severe cerebral palsy. >> that's right. he was born 21 years ago with a idiotroasphyxiation, which led to cerebral palsy. and in the book, it was more about why did this happen to me,
but was only through watching my wife, for whom it came much more naturally to care for him, that i realized nothing happened to me, something happened to him, and what my job was as a father. and that realization, perhaps more than anything else, shaped my outlook in the years to come. >> you know, it's interesting, because microsoft, you think about microsoft being a leader in innovation, and you write in the book that in the smartphone era that microsoft had failed to lead and barely managed to participate. and then you say the "c" in ceo is for culture. how does culture change innovation? >> i mean, to me, for a company that is successful and to continue to be successful in something like high-tech for a long time, you're going to have your hits and misses. if i look back, you know, 43 years ago when the company got started to here we are competing with a whole set of new competitors. at any given point in time, the question is have you caught enough waves, even if you've missed one or two? that's the real question. and that's where the culture i think helps. if you have a culture that allows you to learn from your
mistakes and still grow, then you are right. >> that fly on the glasses i know -- >> take off your glasses so you can get rid of it. >> you talked about when you wanted to get to your employees, you said that the morale was low, that people thought they had lost their cool factor. you have a specific call at 6:02 so you can talk to everybody and you want them to know what? this is what we're going to do. >> to me it was not that we lost our cool factor or the misses that we had, it was more about being in touch with our core sense of purpose and identity. look at it, right, microsoft's different from a lot of other companies in the sense our first product was the basic interprot for the altare. that's what paul and bill created. and what it telegraphs for me is that we create technology so that others can create more technology. that's who we are. we're a toolmaker. and in a world today where every walk of lie and every industry is being shaped by digital
technology, our original pieces is even more important. and i wanted to be in touch with it. >> technology's so powerful, but also the success of tech companies has made them very powerful, and there is much conversation today about putting them under very, very strict scrutiny. are you worried about that? >> i think that any company that has done well has a significant footprint, especially multinationally, i think it's super important for us to think about the surplus we create around us. i think -- when i think about microsoft, one of the things that gives me the greatest pride, whether i'm in the new york area or i'm in any part of the world, is the small businesses that are more productive, the large businesses that have become more competitive, the public sector that's more efficient, the educational outcomes that are better because of the work we do. unless and until we measure ourselves with the outcomes outside of our own balance sheet, i think there's no long-term success in business. >> so it's incumbent on you to take a look at what the consequences are to technological development.
>> absolutely, and especially how broad-spread is the success around you because of your innovation? without that, i think the equation is unbalanced. >> well, third ceo, bill gates, steve ballmer, and now you. congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> satya nadella, thank you so much. and "hit refresh" is on sale today. the the race to host amazon's second headquarters is heating up. some companies are rolling out unusual incentives. ahead, how one even tried to mail amazon's ceo a giant cactus. >> well, that's creative. that's different. >> plus, a wedding photo shoot takes an unexpected turn. how the groom saved a young boy from drowning. you're watching "cbs this morning." how the groom saved a young boy from drowning. you're watching "cbs this morning." hi. so i just got off the phone with our allstate agent, and i know that we have accident forgiveness.
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provide a sound track to the authorities hope this newly- released surveillance video will turn up leads - after two bay area toll plaza robberies. the incidents happened ten hours apart sunday. in each case, a masked thief pointed a gun at a worker and demanded cash. tonight, the santa clara city council will discuss a 10-pm curfew policy - for weeknight concerts at levi's stadium. forty-niners' management, which operates the venue, is pushing to extend the curfew for a few events a year. traffic and weather... in just a moment. 49ers management at the levi stadium are looking at the 10:00 p.m. curfew.
good morning. time now is 8:27. and we continue to track major slowdowns for drivers headed along the east shore freeway. just trying to get to the bay bridge toll plaza. right now, headed westbound 80 from highway 4 to the maze, 48 minutes. and then an additional 27 minutes from the maze into san francisco connecting with 101. 880, the nimitz, toward the maze, it is a long delay. and be prepared for delays at the san mateo bridge. seeing delays in the westbound direction. yup, out of hayward. into foster city. we are tracking a travel time of about 42 minutes. so give yourself extra time this morning as you hit the
roadways. i know it is nice weather out there. let's check in with roberta. >> and the san mateo bridge has been problematic all week so far. and live weather camera, looking outdoors, not a cloud in the sky. we are the recipient of an outdoor push. a little sea haze this morning as we look past the tower. and the east bay as well. and now looking toward the north bay, from our weather camera. glorious day. and temperature right now, 60 in san francisco. and it is 62 in san jose. and oakland, still in the 50s and temperatures across the bay area today, check out pacifica, rock away beach, 83 degrees. that is all the way through ocean beach. and 85 in san francisco. when typically we should be at 70 degrees this time of the year. and high 80s around the peninsula. and 80s and 90s in our inland areas. strong north and northeast winds. to the north and east bay mountains today. red flag warning remains in effect, through wednesday. and we start to see the return of the marine layer along the coast on friday evening.
♪ the crew on board "the international space station." took the incredible time lapse video over the northern lights over northern america. that's pretty stuff. the video begins over the california coast, moves on to north dakota, and then to quebec when the daybreaks. wow, it gets prettier and prettier. it was sighted on september 15th from near the highest point of the space station's orbit. the northern lights is a fairly common phenomena for astronauts aboard the space station. >> very nice. >> very pretty. isn't that great? doing an experiment. welcome back to "cbs this morning." are we going to the green room? nope. we're not. art garfunkel is there.
>> we'll look at headlines. >> okay. all right. yeah. i'm game if you are. >> okay. >> major headlines from around the globe. the miami herald reports the miami keys will open to tourists on sunday. nearly three weeks ahead of schedule. a cruise ship is arriving. hurricane irma hit more than two weeks ago. britain's telegraph reports on a pioneering nerve treatment. gave a man in a vegetative condition signs of consciousness for the first time in 15 years. he's reportedly able to follow an object with his eyes and turn his west. the findings may challenge the view that a vegetative state that lasts more than a year is irreversible. the "wall street journal" reports that the benefits of early childhood education may last longer than a lifetime. programs for low-income children may have positive effects on
their children, as well. access to head start lead to higher high school graduation rates for future generations. and it also reduced criminal behavior. and there were positive implications for the economy and the overall work force. the "new york times" reports cities are working overtime to woo amazon to build a second headquarters. the current headquarters is in seattle. it's looking for a second location somewhere in north america. tucson tried to send a 21-foot cactus to amazon's ceo. in philadelphia wharton business school students are pitching to amazon. and ottawa flew to talk as public assessable. conversation around pbs opened up about james comey and his role in the 2016 president's election. she revealed why she thinks comey reopened the investigation during e-mails days before the
voting. >> he was under pressure. >> from? >> rudy giuliani, others, former and current fbi officials. -- >> charlie, giuliani said something is coming in two days. >> and you assumed it? >> of course it happened two days later. >> nothing else happened. but you're saying he folded under pressure. >> i didn't -- >> and made a decision he knew would derail your -- >> ask him. ask yourself this, he did that to me when there were other ways he could have -- if he thought there was anything there to be investigated, he could have asked me, if i had any objection. he could have asked others. he could have done it without some big letter announcement to the congress, which he knew would leak. at the same time, he is not at all talking about the investigation that had been started into trump and russia.
he would not join with the department of homeland security and the director of national intelligence. >> he would disclose -- >> he did not disclose. no. he did not disclose. >> why do you think that is true? >> he still hasn't given -- he said it was too close to the election. which makes no sense at all. on october 7th, which was a big day in the campaign, it started with sk tear johnson from homeland security and jim clapper from national intelligence saying we're concerned about activities by the russians. and people thought it was primarily about the dnc hack. we now know they knew more. we didn't know that at the time. then the hollywood access tape comes out. within one hour, russians threw wikileaks dump the podesta e-mails. >> to steal the headlines. >> and create a diversion that lasted for the rest of the
campaign. >>well. she's fired up, still. >> she believes that, hey, there have been -- there's many people that suggested that the comey had an impact. whether, in fact, it was the decisive impact or not. but she believes that he had -- what she says the central question. what is his motive and act the way he did? >> all right. >> she's saying it was deliberate. because it was deliberate. it seems like a lot of headlines. >> yeah. >> and she was animated, too, charlie. >> you can see more of the conversation tonight on my pbs program. target vows to increase the hourly wages to more than double the national minimum by the end of 2020. target's ceo announces the company will boost wages to $15 an hour over the next three years. it will affect thousands of the more than 300,000 employees and more than 100,000 seasonal workers. the move comes as target works to pull itself out of a sales slump. cbs news financial contributor
melanie hopson is in chicago. good morning! >> reporter: good morning. >> first question i have for you, what will it mean for the cost of goods at target? will they go up, as well? >>. >> reporter: interestingly what the company is saying is prices will go down up. not up. we're seeing it in a lot of stories in retail now. lowering prices is a priority. we saw it with amazon when they purchased whole foods. so they're saying they won't go up, in fact, they'll go down and to make up for the difference, what they need is scale. more sales. >> so raising it to $11 an hour, melody, how does it compare to their competitors? >> reporter: rank them number five among the big box retailers with costco leading the charge at $13 an hour. nordstrom behind them. lowe's and home depot. and then target. you think about retailers who have $500 million in sales or more. the average hourly rate is
around $9. >> will we see across the board most companies a push toward -- but not there at $15? >>ic the bottom line, i don't know if it's $15 or $14 or $13, but the bottom line these wages are going up. one reason because we're virtually full employment at 4.3% for unemployment rate. the other thing at this level, it's not necessarily so hard to get the people, it's hard to keep them. these are entry-level jobs. someone will leave for a 25 cent per hour increase and go to another employer. they also to try to see a career path. they need a way to keep these people in these jobs. so telegraphing they're going to $15 by 2020, i think, is a way of suggesting stick with us. there's a way of making more money and having a career path here. >> for a better work force. -- incentive for a better work force. >> reporter: absolutely. and go up against the online
retailers. their asset, which many see is the liability, is the store. they want to make sure when you walk in the store, you're not lost. you can get what you need and you can get a good customer experience. and there's a direct correlation between i have the employee and higher customer satisfaction. >> that would make sense. there's sometimes push back to raising the minimum wage. what is the downside, melody, as some see it? >> reporter: it leads to further unemployment because companies can't afford it. the train has left the station. the federal minimum wage is $7.25. we're talking about $11 going to $15. we have seen some states like washington, massachusetts already go to $11. i mentioned costco pays $13 an hour. people recognize you have to pay more. >> melody hopson, good to see you. thank you very much for joining us from chicago this morning. >> thank you. garfunkel's voice has been described as angelic and haunting. as he told in 2013 in a note to
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half of simon and garfunkel he dominated the pop charts with hits like "celia." after the duo split in 1970, garfunkel moved on to a successful solo career. he and simon were inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in 1990, and they later received the grammy lifetime achievement award. his new memoir is called "what is it all but luminous." notes from an underground man. art garfunkel, good morning. >> good morning. >> it's lovely to be here. >> it's good to be with you. >> we'll talk about your voice in a second, but you were telling us before the break something we thought was very interesting. 30 years it took you and you never planned to write a book. >> no. i carry a notebook in the back
pocket. >> do you now? >> not here. i'm here to do television. >> you carry a notebook and you do what? >> walk across countries. i walked the united states and walked across europe. as i walk, a little insights occur to me. some are big, and i get a notion of a first line and i go that line has rhythm and it means something to me. it touches the theme i've thought about all my life. so between that first line, which is like a good song first long, and the theme, which is where i know i'm going, i just spend the next 24 hours fixing and twirling my hair and racing. >> art, it's your voice, though, i think captivates people. it's been said it's made grown men cry. you call it your secret joy. your private joy, your secret gift. you knew at an early age you had something special in your throat. >> i sang in synagogues. at 5 i knew i could sing. i would play with my spaulding
in the alleyway in queens and i sang to myself. i felt this is god's gift to me. and it gave me a spirituality connected to singing at the earliest age. so you share it with others. as jewish boy i would sing in the temple and the temple had a high ceiling with hiwood walls. and the echo put things it puts tails on your notes and extends them. i was entranced with the sound. >> did you have confidence you could do a solo after you split? >> i didn't have confidence that the world would accept me. i knew i could sing without paul. >> what is the relationship with you and paul? in the book it sounds contentious. >> ah. >> it sounds -- >> i would say it's intense. it's like a marriage. it has summers and winters.
it waxes and waynes. it's best not talked about. you leave it alone. sometimes you get a call from paul or i from him and out of nowhere something funny happens and you laugh and you go i miss him. >> a lot of pressure? >> i don't call it a lot of pressure but standard curiosity. i've said who knows if we'll work together. life is a surprise. we don't know what will come next. nowadays i would say we won't. >> this book is not sort of a traditional memoir, as you said. it's kind of a travel log. as you know, it's a diary of sorts. books you've read, poems, all sorts of things. what is all but luminous? it's a beautiful title. >> as you're walking and you are so entranced by the beauty of everything. and in the blurry vision of tearing up, what is it all about? it's a poet's notion.
>> and as pointed out, it's not the typical thing. you talk about records that changed your life. beach boys "good vibrations." then you said -- >> well because it's songs that changed your life. when we did scarboroughfare. i thought it came out lovely. and these things are new to the world and they're knew to your ears, first. i heard simon and garfunkel before the world and i made them. >> yeah. >> so it felt, to me, like the best most flowing. most organic thing we ever recorded. >> where would you put "bridge over troubled water"? >> top five. top three. i think of bridge i'm the production. i'm the producer of the records. go into the control room and i mix and balance the music and e backing and the instrumentation. and i'm very proud and pleased with how "bridge over trouble water" was constructed. the way the last verse lifts off. >> what is the third?
>> "celia." people love it. the infectious belongs up there. >> yeah. it's always breaking my heart. [ laughter ] >> what a pleasure to have you here, art garfunkel. what is all but luminous is out today. you can hear more on "cbs this morning." today investor and author ray dalio helps explain principles that helps him create the most important hedge fund. he talks about finding sparkly people. you're watching "cbs this morning." fety." the leader.
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last month's cancelled "pat good morning, it is 8:55. i'm kenny choi. the organizer of last month's canceled patriots prayer rally will speak at cal. joey gibson says he will lead a rally and march this afternoon. despite the cancellation of free speech week event. a bay bridge toll taker is injured after being hit by another caltrans employee's car this morning. the accident happened in the parking lot across from the toll plaza. today in san francisco, legislation will reportedly be introduced, centering on how the recreational marijuana industry should be regulated in the city. cultivation, distribution, and sales are set to be part of the proposal. stick around. weather and traffic in just a moment.
good morning. time now is 8:57. and we are still tracking some slowdowns out there. but the golden gate bridge, that is moving well. in that southbound direction, minor delays. but no reports of any accidents or stalls along that stretch. and if you're headed northbound, are you in the green. let's take it over to the bay bridge toll plaza. that has been a different story. we continue to see that backup. it is about a 35-minute commute. making your way from the maze into san francisco. the east shore freeway, 42 minutes from highway 4, to the maze. and along 880, and oakland, that northbound direction, it is still very heavy out there.
42-minute ride from 238 on up to the maze. and san mateo bridge not showing any relief. 37 minutes from 880 over to 101. that is a check of the traffic. let's check in with roberta. >> we have some good news weather-wise. the beaches topping out in the 80s today. how about that? >> good morning, everybody. this is the scene looking out over the tower in the direction of the east bay this morning. the sky is blue. the visibility is unlimited. take a look at this. transamerica pyramid, and the background. not a cloud in the sky. it is already 71 degrees in santa rosa. and 67 degrees in san jose. and later today, with the offshore flow, skies are blue at the seashore. in the 80s, it will be 15 degrees above average in san francisco at 85. and upper 80s peninsula today, and low 90s, mid-90s, away from the bay, and the winds blow out of the north and northeast. that is an offshore flow, north bay and east bay with a red flag warning. through wednesday. and we see a dry cold front coming through by friday evening.
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