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next. have a great day. good morning to our viewers in the west. it's tuesday, february 6th, 2018. welcome to cbs this morning. wall street is gaining ground this morning. within day after the dow jones industria industrials biggest single day point plunge in history. mellody hobson is here with what the roller coaster means for your investments and 401ks. >> president trump accuses democrats of treason for not applauding economic gains mentioned in his state of the union address. >> quentin tarantino says the driving stunt that injured uma thurman is the biggest regret of his life. the director talking about claims of a cover-up and his response to harvey weinstein
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over alleged sexual misconduct. >> and only on cbs this morning, oprah winfrey reveals the newest choice for her book club. the lucky author will join us here in studio 57. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> everything's coming back. they all want to be where the action is. america's once again open for business. >> stock markets take a dramatic nose-dive. >> we opened down over 500 points. >> accuse me of illegally leaking classified information and as i didn't give him a standing ovation during the state of the union, apparently a traitor as well. >> un-american. somebody said treasonous. yes, i guess why not, you know. >> larry nassar received a third and final prison sentence. >> the judge taking on another 40 to 125 years. >> a sheriff's deputy is dead. three other officers injured. >>out standing member of my
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agency. >> a deadly pileup in iowa on a snowy strip. the crash shutting down a highway for hours. >> i've never seen anything like this. >> all that. >> super bowl mvp nick foles of philadelphia went to disney world where he was honored with a parade. >> philly fans everywhere. >> and all that matters. >> did you guys catch the super bowl last night? [ cheers and applause ] then you're better at catching thin things than tom brady. >> on cbs this morning. >> after more than 50 years of failure, eagles fans flooded the streets of philadelphia to celebrate their historic vict y victory. >> fans pulled down traffic lights, started fires and tipped over cars. >> i think the eagles fans thought they were going to lose so they planned a riot and they won and didn't want to let a good riot go to waste. let's do it any way. i love this city. yeah.
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>> welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west, it looks like another crazy day on wall street. [ bell ringing ] the markets opened just about half an hour ago and briefly dropped over 500 points, more than 2%, in the first minute of trading. >> but right now, the dow jones industrial average is surging up more than 200 points. that's a lot better than yesterday when the dow lost more points in one day than ever before. >> analysts say not to worry, this is a long overdue correction after months of stock market gains. bianna golodryga is here with what's driving the markets now. bianna, good morning. >> good morning to you, gayle. buckle up. stock market dive rattled investors. this morning, many are asking if things are looking up on main
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street, why is wall street seemingly so panicked? monday's opening bell brought a roller coaster day on wall street. at one point, the dow plunged as much as 1,600 points, the biggest one-day loss in the index's history. it was down 1,175 points, enough to wipe out all gains since the start of 2018. >> we're doing fantastically. the stock market hit another all-time high. >> reporter: the president regularly takes credit for the market's success. the dow has risen around 8,000 points since he took office. but in response to yesterday's sell-off, the white house said in a statement the president's focus is on our long-term economic fundamentals which remain exceptionally strong. >> the economy is still booming. >> some experts agree. joe saluzzi is a partner at trading. >> the fundamentals, they're still there, but a correction was needed to kind of get the
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excesses off. >> unemployment has fallen to a 17-year low but wages have remained stagnant. until january when they rose by 2.9%. former chair of the federal reserve janet yellen was asked on "cbs sunday morning" when stocks were artificially high. >> i don't want to say too high but i do want to say high. price/earnings ratios are near the high end of their historical ranges. >> earlier this morning, overseas markets from britain to japan reported significant losses. hong kong's main index fell more than 5% after yesterday's huge sell-off. european exchanges, which open later, declined by around 2%. we will continue watching the markets. john. >> thanks, bianna. cbs news financial contributor mellody hobson is with us now. good morning. so stocks are now up. why is that? >> i think that is because people have recognized that yesterday was perhaps a bit
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overdone. and are going in buying on the debt, which has been something that has worked very well for the last decade. >> what happened yesterday? in other words, is it -- if the economy is strong, the market may have a negative reaction. those two things may not be linked. >> a little bit of counterintuitive things going on which is too much of a good thing being bad. the story around the unemployment numbers were very good. the story around wage inflation, wages going up, got people a little scared. inflation is back. that means corporate profits will go down. that means the federal reserve will start raising rates also to make sure to keep inflation in check. so there was a bit of a reaction to that. we saw that play out both on friday and on monday. also keep in mind, we've gone for almost ten years without a correction. with the market going down at least 10%. and so we were long overdue for something to happen. >> it's interesting, despite all the market hysteria, yesterday, it is also true that the last 18 months have been one of the least volatile periods for the
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stock market in modern times. global growth expected to be 4%. corporate earnings are expected to go up. the fundamentals are still very strong. >> very, very strong. so just if you look at company's reporting, half of companies have reported for the quarter. 80% of them have beat expectations. they're expecting the revenues to be up 7.5%, their profits to be up 13% year over year. so it is -- things have been going very well. here's the interesting thing about volatility though. volatility has been almost nil in the stock market. but crazy around the world when you look at the political environment. so in some ways, some are saying maybe the volatility in the stock market is catching up with our politics. >> what's your overall message, everybody settle down, it's going to be okay? >> yes, be calm and carry on. >> as simple as that? what if people are worried about their 401ks? yesterday, a lot of people very concerned. >> remember what you do with the 401k plan. you buy consistently every two weeks out of your paycheck. which means when markets are
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high, you buy fewer cha eer sha. over the long term, you average at a better price. you do not want to change from that strategy right now. it's called dollar cost averaging. let it work in your favor. this is not a time to make changes. be calm, as i said. >> good news, thank you. mellody hobson, thank you. president trump will have to decide this week whether to declassify a democratic response to a memo alleging fbi misconduct in the russia investigation. he declassified that republican memo on friday. where yesterday the president blasted the lead author of the response. then he used the word treason to describe the democrat's chilly reaction to parts of his state of the union address. he also called them un-american. margaret brennan is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president trump was in cincinnati yesterday for what was billled as an official speech on tax reform, but then he quickly went off script and he attacked democrats as if it were a campaign rally. it is a sharp departure from
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that bipartisan call for unity he made just last week in his state of the union address. >> they were like death. and un-american. >> reporter: the president slammed democratic lawmakers, including minority leaders nancy pelosi and chuck schumer, for not clapping during his state of the union address. >> somebody said treasonous. i mean, yeah, i guess why not, you know. can we call that treason? why not. i mean, they certainly didn't seem to love our country very much. >> reporter: another target of his ire was congressman adam schiff. the president called him little and one of the biggest liars and leakers in washington. schiff believes his committee's investigation of trump campaign ties to russia and the fbi probe led by special counsel robert mueller are closing in on the president. >> there is a rising sense in panic clearly within the white house and as well on the hill. >> reporter: the house intelligence committee voted monday to release a ten-page
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memo from democrats meant to rebut republican accusations of political bias at the fbi. when it requested warrants to spy on former trump campaign aide carter page. its release depends on whether president trump declassifies it. in cincinnati, the president seemed to celebrate the release of the republican memo. >> oh, but did we catch them in the act or what. you know what i'm talking -- ooh, did we catch them in the act. they are very embarrassed. they never thought they were going to get caught. we caught 'em. okay, we caught 'em. so much fun. we're, like, the great sleuth. >> reporter: now, carter page who had been on the fbi's radar since back in 2013 for past contact with russian operatives said last night that in his view, anyone on the trump campaign who had any kind of contact with russia, positive or negative, was automatically a target. and, norah, he called it all just a witch-hunt. >> all right, margaret.
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let me ask you about what "the new york times" is reporting this morning, that the president's lawyers are advising him against sitting down for a wide-ranging interview with special counsel mueller. what have you learned about this? >> well, the president has said a few times now that he would be willing to speak with special counsel mueller, but only if his lawyers agree. and those lawyers are still discussing whether this is a good strategy and they're trying to narrow the scope of questioning to avoid any kind of legal pitfalls. here's what we know about the ground rules that they are looking at. as they make that decision. they want to see whether the accusation is one, a serious crime, two, whether there's proof that there's no other way to get answers other than from the president himself. and three, they want to avoid any kind of fishing expedition. so yesterday, president trump's lawyer john dowd told cbs news that discussions are still ongoing about a possible interview. >> all right, margaret, thank you. a 12-year-old alabama boy is among the latest victims of the
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deadly flu epidemic. aaron masterson die ed sunday fm flu complications. the cdc reported pediatric flu deaths. demarco morganlehigh, pennsylvania. >> reporter: the experts say it could last until may. here at lehigh valley hospital, they are at capacity and they are running out of space. >> this is the mobile surge hospital. >> reporter: pennsylvania's lehigh valley hospital set up the surge patient tent to deal with the influx of flu patients. dr. david burmeister is an emergency medicine doctor here. >> this flu season seems to be quite a bit worse than what we've seen in the past. >> reporter: the number of people hospitalized with flu-like symptoms is the highest in almost a decade. the cdr reports nearly 15,000 patients have been admitted for
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the flu so far this season. >> the patient populations that we get most concerned about are certainly pediatrics. >> reporter: at least 53 children have died from the flu since october. 12-year-old aaron masterson died sunday from complications with the flu. the alabama boy was born with cystic fibrosis, a rare genetic disorder that amplified the effects of the virus. will had been friends with aaron for seven years. >> it was definitely hard. i cried a lot. yes. and prayed tons. >> reporter: will's mom brandy says she considered aaron a second son. >> aaron was a giver, an entertainer and he just loved everybody. he loved his mommy. >> we're only one of the families, the many families that were impacted and touched by aaron's life. there are hundreds more stories out there. >> reporter: now, aaron's family
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is donating his organs to help others. doctors say the best way to protect yourself is to get the flu shot. a special thanks to the staff here at lehigh valley hospital for helping me get my first ever flu shot. john. >> demarco, thanks. a heartbreaking story. an investigation is under way after another colorado law enforcement officer was killed in the line of duty. hundreds of mourners gathered last night to honor el paso county sheriff's deputy micah flick. the third colorado officer to be shot dead in weeks. vladimir dudier shows us. >> reporter: police say flick and other officers were investigating a car theft when they encountered a suspect. first, there was a struggle and then shots were fired. >> i heard like a pop and then there was a pop and and pause and pop, pop, pop. >> reporter: shots rang out in
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colorado springings. >> we've got officers that have been shot. >> reporter: the first 911 call came from an apartment building near the shooting. one civilian, one colorado springs police officer and two el paso county sheriff's deputies were injured during the confrontation. the suspect was shot and killed. along with deputy micah flick. the father of 7-year-old twins was killed on his 11th anniversary as a police officer. >> deputy flick was an outstanding member of my agency. and he will be missed. >> reporter: flick is the third colorado police officer gunned down in the line of duty in the last five weeks. douglas county sheriff deputy zackari parish was killed on new year's eve. and deputy health gumm was killed on january 24th. >> this has happened al too often here. >> reporter: randy schott and his son were among the hundreds of people who braved the cold to pay their respects. >> deputy flick made the ultimate sacrifice, taking care of all of us. so the least we can do is come
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out here and say thank you. >> reporter: mourners waved flags and saluted the passing cars as a solemn police process for flick rolled away from the hospital. >> tonight there is no distinction between our uniforms, state patrol, sheriff's office and the colorado springs police department. our hearts are all broken. >> reporter: colorado governor john hickenlooper ordered all flags in the state to fly at half-staff. he also beiacknowledged the pol killings are having a grave impact on the people of colorado. >> just a reminder that our cops put their lives in danger every single day on the job. >> for seemingly routine things and it ends up at the end of a routine stop, ends up something. >> now two young children without a dad. >> ripples through generations. >> thank you. investigators say train signals were shut down at the time to let crews install new technology that might have prevented the accident. the amtrak train was diverted on to a side track by a switch
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locked in the wrong position. it slammed into a freight train, killing two amtrak workers and injuring more than 100 passengers. the mother of the engineer killed in the crash says he needed counseling months earlier after another train accident. los angeles investigators hope new witnesses come forward to help solve the mysterious death of actress natalie wood. more than 36 years ago. "48 hours" broke the news last week that woods' husband, actor robert wagner, is now a person of interest in the case. in 1981, they were on a yacht with actor christopher walken and the boat's captain when wood went overboard, often the california coast. her death was ruled an accident at the time but investigators said yesterday that wagner's story is suspicious. >> we told the original investigators, since then, really don't add up to what we found or we found by talking to the other people that weekend.
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>> have you seen a spike in all of the information coming your way since the "48 hours" broadcast? >> we have got a lot of calls. people calling again saying they have information. yes are. >> wagner has denied involvement. he hasn't spoken to investigators since they reopened the case six years ago. police in massachusetts investigating a burglary at the home of patriots star rob gronkowski. he returned home yesterday with his new england teammates after their super bowl loss to the philadelphia eagles in minnesota, we all saw that game. police say the break-in occurred when gronk was away at the super bowl and some items were stolen. authorities are not saying what was taken. the home is just a few miles from gillette stadium. what a crappy night for him. first the team loses. then you come home and your home is burglarized from people who obviously knew he wasn't there. >> i'm just reading the foxboro police chief said they're not going to say what was stolen, but that's investigative
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advantage that they know what is stol stolen. >> more to this story. investigators say the suspected drunk driver who allegedly hit and killed an indianapolis colts player was previously deported twice. ahead, how teammates are remembering linebacker edwin jackson and how his good morning, this view across berkeley right now showing clear conditions out there, and that's going to be the story throughout the day, but also some pretty gusty conditions as well. mount diablo, 66 miles per hour gusts this morning. oakland hills, feeling the breeze, and here's why we have the offshore winds associated with that ridge of high pressure which is bringing our temperatures into the 70s yet again. so not quite record breaking but it will be warm out there.
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space x hopes to launch a new era of space travel today. >> covering elon musk's big
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gamble. >> if space x can successfully launch its falcon heavy later today, it will become the world's most powerful rocket currently in use. we'll tell you how that could impact the future of space travel, coming up on "cbs this morning." because my body can still make its own insulin. and i take trulicity once a week to activate my body to release it, like it's supposed to. trulicity is not insulin. it comes in a once-weekly, truly easy-to-use pen. the pen where you don't have to see or handle a needle. and it works 24/7. trulicity is a once-weekly injectable medicine to improve blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes when used with diet and exercise. it should not be the first medicine to treat diabetes, or for people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. do not take trulicity if you have a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer, if you have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, or if you're allergic to trulicity.
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ahead, three things you should know including the american stacey top of the new
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list -- american cities at the top of the new list of cities with worst traffic. this is this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. this is a live look at the scene where san jose police say one person was shot and killed overnight near the california car wash along key street, and two people are dead after another shooting about a mile away near a denny's. and the alameda city council is expected to vote today on whether to purchase more cameras that read license plates. the city already had these kinds of cameras installed on four police patrol cars. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning, and time is 7:27. we are tracking delays for drivers heading through the north bay. this is in novato, 101 at ignacio, you can see the slowdowns in the southbound
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direction. 30 minute ride in the red from roland to 580. the toll plaza there, you can see that back up in that westbound direction, 26 minutes over to sir francis drake boulevard. bay bridge toll plaza, it's been very crowded this morning. traffic backs up onto interstate 80, beyond the maze, 28 minutes from the maze into san francisco. let's check the forecast. >> we just experienced a very gorgeous sunrise, and now we are definitely seeing those sun rays and it's really pretty out there. temperatures are not too cold at all at this hour. we're looking at temperatures in the 40s and 50s. 57 already in livermore, in fact, san francisco just ump to 61 degrees. oh, it's windy, though. you can see the camera bouncing up and down. we have an increase in offshore winds, seeing 35 miles per hour wind gusts, especially across the north and east bay hills. temperatures in the 70s.
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♪ a good song for the super bowl mvp nick foles. following in the footsteps of many super bowl mvps he visit e disney world. he went to disney world for the parade with mickey mouse. the fist bump. he said to be at disney world was, in his words, "unbelievable." he has such a great personal story. to think he was about to give it up. now he's a super bowl mvp. >> you think that roller coaster was less terrifying than the game? >> seemed to handle it okay. welcome back to "cbs this morning." here are three things you should know this morning. lawmakers are working to avoid a
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second government shutdown. the funding runs out this thursday. the house is expected to vote today on a spending bill to keep the government running until march 23rd. the measure would be attached to a bill to fund the pentagon for a year and would organize community fundraisers. the olympics venues in pyeongchang says about 1,200 workers will remain isolated due to a sickness. 41 guards became sick. for the sixth year in a row, los angeles is ranked the most gridlocked city in the whole wide world. an analytics firm found l.a. drivers spent an average of 102 hours in traffic jams last year. that's a lot of time sitting in your car listening to the radio. new york city and moscow tied for second with drivers spending an average of 91 hours in traffic.
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sao paolo, brazil, and san francisco rounded out the top five. police say the suspected drunk driver who allegedly killed an indianapolis colts player is in the u.s. illegally. linebacker edwin jackson and his uber driver were killed sunday when manuel orega savalas crashed into them. the drunk driver is a guatemalan citizen. we show how it's intensifying the national debate on immigration. >> reporter: good morning. edwin jackson's teammates affectionately called him pound cake. in his first season with the colts, he was their number-three tackler. last season he was sidelined with an injury. police say his life ended when someone who had previously been deported from the u.s. twice hit him with a vehicle. the minneapolis colts say edwin jackson was admired for his hard work and competitive spirit. >> i like to run fast. i like to make big plays. everybody wants to make those big plays. >> reporter: around 4:00 sunday morning in indianapolis, jackson and his uber driver, jeffrey
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monroe, were killed. their car was pulled over on the side of interstate 70 because jackson felt sick. both of the men were outside the vehicle when a black ford f-150 truck plowed into them. the force of the impact threw one of the men into the center lane where he was later accidentally struck by a state police vehicle. >> he looked at me like a brother, like i looked at him like a brother. >> reporter: that's jackson's roommate who went out with him the night he was killed. >> he did the right thing and took an uber. he was making the right steps to get home safely and not putin else in harm's way. >> reporter: the driver of the truck was arrested with a blood alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit. according to a police affidavit, the suspect used an alias and was in the country illegally. investigators say he was deported to guatemala in 2007 and againn 2009. in response to news of jackson's death, congressman todd ricchia of minneapolis said, "we must guarantee this never happens
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again by building a wall, ending sanctuary cities, and stopping illegal immigration once and for all." >> absolutely not. he would not want that. >> reporter: boucher says jackson would not want this tragedy to be politicized. >> i don't think edwin would have judged anyone on where they are from or anything else. >> reporter: this morning the suspect is being held at the marian county jail. he is awaiting charges. he's supposed to be in court tomorrow. state police investigators are working with u.s. federal immigration officials, and they have placed an immigration hold on him. so even if bail was set, there's no way he's getting out of jail for me. >> the story was already sad. to hear he was doing all the right things by getting another driver, not to endanger other people. he still ends up not with us any longer. thank you very much. for the first time, hollywood director quentin tarantino is speaking out about the release of controversial footage from a stunt gone wrong on the set of "kill bill." actress uma thurman shared this never-before-seen video of the car crash. she was badly hurt here.
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thurman tells "the new york times" tarantino promised the scene would be safe. in the same article, thurman also accuses harvey weinstein of sexual assault. jericka duncan is here with tarantino's response to uma thurm thurman. >> reporter: good morning. tarantino called the shoot "the biggest regret of my life." for her part, thurman is saying she does not blame tarantino, instead saying the film's producer, harvey weinstein, and others lied and concealed evidence. ♪ the closing credits of "kill bill volume 2" show thurman driving down a road. this reverse angle was never seen until last week. the silent video shows her drifting off the road and smashing into a palm tree where she suffered a concussion, damage to her knees, and a permanent neck injury. her director, quentin tarantino, was seen checking on her. she told "the new york times" she was nervous about shooting the scene, but a furious
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tarantino promised her the car was fine. >> people familiar with tarantino's work would find it very plausible that in attempting to see his vision through, he might play fast and loose with certain details. >> reporter: in a new interview with "deadline hollywood," tarantino denied getting angry but said the decision to convince her to do the scene is "beyond one of the biggest regrets of my career. it is one of the biggest regrets of my life. a crust was broken. -- trust was broken." thurman said she considered sue, but miramax said it would only show her the footage if she signed a document waiving liability. she refused. in an instagram post monday, thurman says she does not blame tarantino who helped her obtain the footage. but she says the cover-up did have malicious intent, holding two of the film's producers and the notorious harvey weinstein solely responsible. they lied, destroyed evidence, and continued to lie about the permanent harm they cause and
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chose to suppress. >> i don't know if there was anything nefarious to it. but tarantino seems to have confirmed that other people didn't want her to see the footage. >> reporter: in a statement to cbs news, a spokes american-- spokesperson for weinstein denies it was a cover-up and said "this is the first time he heard ms. thurman had comments about the accident." a weinstein spokesperson told the "times" he denies making more than a pass at thurman and has apologized. >> thank you. today's planned launch of the world's most powerful rocket could transform space travel. ahead, spacex founder elon musk explains why the risky test is worth it despite the high chance of failure. meanwhile, we invite you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast felt you'll get the news of the day, extended interviews, and podcast originals. find them all on itunes and apple's podcast app. you're watching "cbs this morning." ♪ s
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spacex is expected to launch the world's most powerful rocket for the first time in florida this afternoon. this animation shows what a successful launch of the "falcon heavy" will look like. spacex hopes it can be used to send satellites, equipment, and even possibly humans to the moon and beyond. the massive triple rocket will take off from historic launchpad 39a at kennedy space center. manuel bojorquez is at the space center with what's at stake for spacex and its founder, elon musk. >> reporter: good morning. that's it right over there. the "falcon heavy" awaiting liftoff. even though this is just a test launch, it's one of the most anticipated launches in years. not only for those in the space industry. tourism officials estimate 100,000 people will be here to see if the "falcon heavy" can fly. ♪
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♪ to the seats with the clearest view ♪ set to the music of david bowie's "life on mars," elon musk unveiled this animation on monday showing the best-case scenario for when the "falcon heavy" blasts off. musk's mega rocket combines the power of three spacex rockets into one with 27 engines generating over five million pounds of thrust. enough to launch a 737 into space. >> where you going to be for launch? >> at the control center here at the cape. >> reporter: spacex founder and ceo elon musk spoke with cbs space analyst bill harwood yesterday launchpad. >> i think the rocket is great for a lot of reasons. it's something that i think inspires the public. and you could actually send people to the moon with the "falcon heavy." with orbital refueling sending people to mars. >> reporter: if successful, the "falcon heavy" would be the most powerful rocket launched in the u.s. since the retired space shuttle or the "saturn 5" which
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sent astronauts to the moon. while combining the three rockets definitely makes it more powerful, it also adds to the uncertainty. spacex has never launched with 27 engines firing at once. >> a lot of experts out there say you can never do it with 27 engines at the same time. in theory it should work. >> reporter: spacex has had two set backs. two of the smaller rockets exploded in 2015 and 2016. successfully landing the "falcon heavy" could get the company a step closer to an eventual mission to the moon. for this test launch and true to his own style, the payload will be musk's midnight cherry tesla roadster with a dumbed named -- dummy named star man, aimed as far as the orbit of mars. >> what's the purpose of sending a car? there's no point, obviously. it's just for fun and to get the public excited. >> reporter: as if the launch were not exciting enough, spacex
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which previously made history by landing a rocket back on earth, will attempt to land all three. two at nearby cape canaveral air force station, the other on a barge in the atlantic. norah? >> all right. thank you. up next, a look at this morning's other headlines including a plan to make doritos just for women. as you can imagine, there's some backlash for the lady-friendly doritos. a winter olympics building spree, as well. we'll show you the facilities that south what a gorgeous start to the day. nice clear conditions. but it's dry, humidity levels dropping about 25, 35%, all because of these offshore winds. they have arrived and it's pretty gusty out there across the north and east bay hills. some of the wind gusts peaking 65 miles per hour over mount
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good morning, time is 7:57. we are tracking a new accident that has things pretty slow along 880. we'll begin along southbound 880 at mowry avenue. you can see that crash no longer blocking lanes, but some of the debris from the accident
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still in the lanes there causing a big backup well into hayward, so it's about 38, almost a 40 minute ride down towards highway 84. san mateo bridge still in the red, 28 minutes on that westbound side on the right side of your screen there. from 880 over to 101 and speaking of 101, those slowdowns on the left side of your screen, making their way toward palo alto. 47 minute ride! got to love the view over the bay bridge. look at the sun just shining right other there. the bay, nice and clear conditions outside. no clouds in sight. temperatures in the 50s and even 61 already for san francisco. san jose 60 degrees. santa rosa, a bit cooler at 478. here's what's going on across the north bay. the wind is howling. we're seeing our camera bouncing up and down. we have offshore winds continuing for the north and east bay hills. north and northeast direction will drive things up a bit. temperatures today will be warm. not as warm as yesterday. still in the low to mid-70s above average, and we're going
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in the west. it's tuesday, february 6th, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the uber is accused of stealing trade secrets from alphabet. there's a major legal battle involving claims of espionage, deceit and high tech cheating. nick thomas is here. only on "cbs this morning," oprah winfrey reveals the newest novel for her book club. the author will be here in studio 57 but here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> the markets opened and briefly dropped over 500 points, more than 2% in the first minute of trading. buckle up, monday's stock
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market dive rattled investors who had been watching the markets hit record highs. >> stocks are now up, why is that? >> that is because people have recognized that yesterday was perhaps a bit overdone and our going in buying on the debt which is something that's worked very well. flu season is so bad experts say it could last until may. at this hospital they're at capacity. president trump attacked democrats as if it was a campaign rally. it's a sharp departure for that bipartisan call for union he made just last week. another officers were investigating a car theft when they encountered a suspect. there was a struggle and then shots were fired. police in philadelphia had all they could handle as tens of thousands converged downtown to celebrate the eagles first super bowl title. >> eagles fans have a history of extreme celebration. one fan was arrested after punching a police horse, but the horse was fine.
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he was listed in stable condition. ha-ha. [ cheers and applause ] we're taking a page out of norah o'donnell's playbook of punz. that was good. >> and he was clearly very pleased with himself the way he said, you're welcome, audience. you go mr. colbert. >> i'm gayle king with norah o'donnell. the stock market is trying to turn around after its worse day in six years. at the opening bell the dow jones industrial fell more than 500 points then the index rebounded but it's still fluctuating at this time. the s&p and nasdaq also regained the early losses. >> dow hit a correction, 10% decline from its record high on january 26th. monday it lost 1,175 points. the biggest points decline in
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history. analysts believe companies are worried about higher wages, inflation and rising interest rates. >> bitcoin followed wall street's lead and rebounded after monday's fall yesterday. the virtual currency lost 13% closing in around $6,000. that's down 70% from his all-time high of nearly in december. >> uber is defending itself this week in a california courtroom over its development of self-driving technology. the alphabet owned company weymo is suing uber. they're accused of stealing secrets. way moe he left waymo and begin working with uber where he's now accused of sharing that information. >> uber said in a statement we're pleased to finally be able to focus on what this case is really about, technology. we're very confident of our technical case. waymo uses waymo waymo's trade
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secrets and down to the micron. nicholas thompson is here good morning opening statements begin yesterday, what did we learn? >> we learned this is going ton an intense crazy exciting case. the most dramatic stuff that came out yesterday were these meetings notes where they want ip, pound of flesh, all their data. google made a pretty good case that there was a big conspiracy at uber to get the trade secrets, to go out there and leap ahead. on the other hand, as uber says, this isn't really about meetings, conspiracies, text messages, destroyed files, garbage dumps, it's about whether our lidar uses google techs and it doesn't. so that's where we are. >> ultimately, what do you think it will come down to? >> there's going to be amazing drama all week. it's an awesome trial. the two key characters, travis kalnick. he got problem.
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and google, waymo, is trying to make it about travis and the rogue reckless culture he ran. the genius engineer, he's the guy who have alleged to have stolen all the files and he's absolutely brilliant guy, one of the guy who clearly invented self-driving cars. he's kind of like a peculiar character. he's probably going to take the fifth. it's going to come down to the closed portion in the case where they shut the doors and look at the tech. >> can i rewind? garbage dumps? >> one of the question is lowen do youski disappeared with all this stuff. he said i destroyed it, it didn't go to uber. there's been a period of time where they tried to figure out where did you destroy it? do you have the receipts and do you have the date right? >> that's an interesting point the judge made yesterday, look, even if there is some google stuff in uber's technology, you
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have to prove it's particular, you have to prove it's a trade secret. >> it could be standard self-driving technology. >> obvious stuff, also when employees leave your company and go work for someplace else, they don't get lom botmies. >> they still have their brain. >> that would be tough with hr. is there a specific part of the self-driving technology that is the key to the case? >> all about the laser. it's the little thing that's blasts out lots of lasers and makes a map of what the world looks like. that's the key thing that google has and they said uber ripped ours off. this morning we're getting a rare look at one of the world's most deadly conflicts. more than ten thousand people in yemen have died during a three year civil war. millions more are threatened by famine and disease. yemen's government is backed by saudi arabia. it's fighting rebel forces backed by iran.
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hollow williams. >> these fighters are taking us to the front line which is at the top of this mountain range. >> reporter: for nearly three years, saudi arabia has been backing these government soldiers fighting a brutal war against sufi rebels who have seized swaths of lands. yemeni general, told a saudi air strike for helping him win back these barron hills. sufi positions are less than a mile away. >> reporter: have you lost family members and friends? she's with us from istanbul, turkey. great reporting there. based on what you saw is there an end in sight for this war? >> reporter: good morning. yemen was already a desperately
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poor country before this civil war began, but if saudi arabiaen block kaid has contributed to starvation and a deadly cholera outbreak. 8 million people are on the brink of famine that's according to the u.n. we also met people who said they had been left homeless and hungry by the opposing side, by sujthy rebels. this is a place where both sides know where food or lack of food can be used as a weapon. >> didn't the u.s. and president trump pressure the saudi government to end the blockade? >> reporter: a complicated story. saudi arabia is backing yemeni government forces in their fight against suethy rebels and the u.s. is supporting the saudis with logistics. both sides have been accused of war crimes. saudi arabia is supplied with u.s. weapons and it is cable of inflicting much greater damage.
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the saudi coalition has hit weddings, markets and schools with air strikes according to a u.n. report. gayle? >> thank you very much, holly williams, reporting from istanbul. this year's flu outbreak is the worst in nearly a decade. our dr. david angus is in the green room. why he says it's so hard for
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price. the south korean olympic stadium cost $60 million. it will be used just four times before it's completely repurposed and turned into a smaller venue, along with an exhibition center and olympic museum. ben tracy is in pyeongchang with concerns about whether the olympic investments will pay off. ben, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so that is the $60 million stadium that they call temporary. overall, these olympic games are cost being $13 billion, paid for largely by the south korean government. but the building binge here began even before they were awarded the games. they built this massive ski jumping facility in pyeongchang back in 2009 in part to show that south korea was serious about hosting the games. >> pyeongchang. [ cheers ] >> reporter: it worked. and now this county of just 45,000 people has an olympic stadium that can seat 35,000 of them. ice rinks worth $400 million
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have been built. there's a $100 million bobsled and luge track, and a brand-new $200 million downhill skiing course. >> they need to minimize the spending. >> reporter: sung-bae roger park is a sports economist. >> when you have a party like olympic games, everyone is celebrating. after the party's over, somebody's going to clean up. and somebody's going to pay for the money. i think that will be taxpayers. >> reporter: dozens of unused olympic venues now span the globe. most of the facilities built in rio for the summer games less than two years ago are already abandoned and rotting. 12 venues were built for the pyeongchang games, costing more than $1.5 billion. there are no post-olympic plans for at least three of them including that $200 million downhill course which is likely to be bulldozed. this is the olympic speed skating oval, and they're not sure what they're going to do with this after the games. it cost about $120 million to
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build. and a local company did say this would make a great place for storing frozen fish. but some venues will have an olympic afterlife. the figure skating rink will become an indoor gym. the ski jump landing area doubles as a soccer field. the entire athletes village has been sold off as condominiums. the olympic stadium will become a park and museum. the one thing they've built that will likely get used long after the games is this bullet train. it takes people from downtown seoul to pyeongchang in just about 90 minutes. the old train took about six hours. south korea spent $10 billion on infrastructure, including the train and new highways. >> now that we have this great infrastructure and world-class venues, the athletes are coming up. we are certain that the pyeongchang games will have a lasting impact in winter sports in korea. so we're very excited about it. >> reporter: the international olympic committee used to demand
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that host cities build brand-new venues, but now they're encouraging them to reuse or upgrade existing facilities. for instance, beijing will be hosting the 2022 winter olympics. and they plan to reuse their iconic bird's nest stadium that they debuted during the summer games in 2008. >> ben tracy reporting from pyeongchang. i've never been to an olympic game. on my bucket list. have you been? >> i don't think i've been either. >> you, john? >> no. field trip. >> i would like to go to the warmer one. >> on the other channel. >> i know, but i still want to go. >> the passion for sports. >> that's right. only on "cbs this morning," we're announcing oprah's newest book club selection. ahead she reveals the novel she calls a suspenseful love story. its award-winning author will be here in studio 57. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. fire fighting is a very dangerous profession.
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♪ severity of this year's flu season is adding urgency to scientific efforts to fight the virus. more than 14,000 people have been hospitalized with the flu this season, and that is the highest number in nearly a decade. it's killed at least 53 children so far including two right here in new york city in the past week. while the flu vaccine is on average 40% to 60% effective, the season's effectiveness may be closer to just 17%. dr. david agus joins us to discuss. we're so glad you're here. i don' know anybody that isn't worried about the flu, thinking about the flu, and thinking that once you get it, it could be a death sentence. put it in perspective for us about how bad or how serious it is. >> to tell you how serious it is, gayle king got a flu shot this year. >> yeah. >> that tells you right there. >> healthy people are dying from the flu. >> yeah. 1970, 80 million-plus people died of the flu. flu has always been here. this year is a bad strain compared to other years. you know, it comes in droplets.
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when we speak, droplets go out, and virus can spread just by speaking to somebody. and then your body makes an immune response against the flu. the immune response is what makes you feel sick. when immune responses are really profound and big, that can make you be hospitalized. we've seen it. healthy people in their teens, 20s, 30s hospitalized and die in a day or two. >> you're saying healthy people always die from the flu. >> every year they die from the flu. this year's strain, h3n2, is particularly virulent and resistant to vaccine. >> what else should you do? should people think about masks, using hand sanitizer? >> in asia people use masks not to prevent getting the flu, so they don't spread it to somebody else. it's the respect is you put it on when you have it, but stay home. we're seeing it. i'm tough, i'm going to go to work. they need me at work. what happens is you spread it to two or three people, they spread it to ten or 20, and it goes around. take care of other people. stay home if you feel sick. >> we know that taking the vaccine can also legsen the
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effects if you -- lessen the effects if you get the flu. i looked this up this morning -- only four states require preschool force get a flu vaccine to enter daycare. should we be thinking about mandating the flu vaccine? >> i'm a believer in it. i think there's no downside. i do believe that flu vaccines, even in a bad year like this year, whether it's 10%, 20%, 30% effective in the u.s., we'll see, but it helps you. if you get the vaccine and get a strain that's not in the vaccine, the severity won't be as great. all of us should have it. to protect everybody else, we should mandate it because that woman around the corner who's elderly or that child, we have to protect them also. >> good to have you here. thank you very much. nearly three quarters of facebook users in the u.s. check the social network every day. facebook's head of global safety is in our toyota green room. ahead, how the company is answering critics who say the site is addictive. and tomorrow, we visit chance the rapper in his hometown of chicago to see how his open mic project gives high school students a chance to
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really shine. you're watching "cbs this morning." we thank you for that. your local news is coming up. native edwin hawkins will be honored during a "celebration of life." it sta good morning, it's 8:25. today, gospel singer and oakland native, ed hopkins will be honored. he died last month. he was 74 years old. this mother and son from santa rosa are behind bars, accused of human sex trafficking. police say they were in business for 10 years and had 150 women working for them. we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning, time now is 8:27 and we continue to track delays for drivers toward the bay shore bridge. a 35 minute drive. this is near ashby. and we see the slow downs continue across the span. we had an earlier report of a crash approaching treasure island. 26 minutes heading into san francisco. lanes are moving again, approaching the island there, and heading into san francisco. 101 right at the 80 interchange, you can see traffic doing okay along this stretch. as you head further south through san mateo, you may be tapping on those brakes. southbound 101, report of a new crash near ralston.
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do expect delays heading to the peninsula. thank you so much. the cam doing a lot of bouncing. those hills are still getting a pretty strong wind gust. some of the windy conditions are going to last through the next couple of hours. between 25 and 35 mile-per-hour gusts today. clear, dry skies out there. yes, the humidity levels will be dropping because of the wind direction as we get those winds coming from the northeast, it will feel dry. pleasanton right now, 7 mile- per-hour winds. 10 in livermore. sustained winds. in fairfield, 13 miles per hour. it's still lasting there, all because of that ridge of high pressure tending those offshore winds to our area. we will see humidity levels done to about 25, 35%. our temperatures today will feel pretty warm. right now, 47 in concord. oakland, you're at 52. in the 60s already for san francisco. here's a look at your afternoon highs today. temperatures are going to be in the 70s. low to mid-70s today. we're staying in the mid-70s
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through friday, which things dropping and cooling down by the time we get to the weekend.
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my microphone. >> you didn't think it would sound like that, did you? >> that's the team at the youtube channel bad lip reading, they're at it again. they've got a new video out with their very funny take on the nfl season. every year bad lip reading puts together clips from the nfl and adds its own version of what the players, coaches, and refs are saying. i would love to see how they do that. they're dead on. hey, boo, how you doing? it's so well done. >> i feel like they're in a room, there's a lot of pizza boxes, doritos. and they -- >> red bull? >> adult berchlverages. welcome back. >> time for headlines. "u.s. news and world report" says lululemon's ceo abruptly resigned, and it will pay him $5 million. laurent potdevin stepped down yesterday. the clothing company said he had fallen short of its standards of conduct. it did not offer details.
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he was unavailable for comment. the "washington post" reports the arctic is full of toxic mercury, and climate change is going to release it. a new study says there are 32 million gallons of mercury trapped in permafrost. that's the equivalent of 50 olympic swimming pools. as the earth's climate warms, some of the mercury will be released into the environment. the impact on people and food supplies is not known. and our partners at the bbc report on the death of british-born actor john mahoney. mahoney mahoney is best known for playing the cranky dad on the tv series "frasier." >> you should go. the birthday only comes around once every four years. as a matter of fact, this day only comes around once every four years. it's like a free day, a good night. we should do something special. it's leap year, take a leap. >> i was just about to say the same thing to you. >> he was nominated for two emmy awards and appeared in many
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movies including "the american president" and "tin men." he died on sunday while in hospice care in chicago. he was 77. i never knew that he was from britain. i loved his character. >> i didn't either. he will be missed. >> he will. check companies are under increasing pressure to address what many insiders describe as digital addiction. new research shows 68% of american adults use facebook. 74% check the site every day. we reported yesterday on former high-tech industry employees launching a so-called truth about tech campaign, warning against constant connectivity. they accuse companies like facebook of fostering addictive behavior by "making deliberate decision that's do great harm." facebook's head of global safety joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. >> tell us the charges of addiction, that facebook tries to get people addicted. >> first of all, there's a lot of misinformation and
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miscommunication about the concept. addiction and how -- concept of addiction and how people are engaging on line. we at facebook try to make sure people engage in a positive, safe way. on facebook we changed the way your news feed works to promote conversations with family and friends. >> the meaningful conversations may draw me in even deeper. those are what you want to know about. therefore, wouldn't that make me more addicted? >> again, i think that we know that people are utilizing these technologies, we take the issue seriously. we've invested in research to look at these issues. we're trying to develop ways that our technology is meaningful and positive for people. changing news feed or recently we launched messenger kids. i don't know how much you know about that. but that's a video chat app for kids that is actually -- it has no ads. it is parent controlled. really designed to figure out what people need and to make sure that we're creating a positive experience. >> we have done stories about that. has facebook done its own
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research into tech addiction? >> we've recently put a lot of money investing into this research. we've done some research. what we do find is that people engage in different ways. so i'll give an example. some sometimes we see when people are post being something that may distress them that people will actually respond in a really positive way and provide support. those are the kind of connections that we want to ensure that we're helping to support and create. >> i've been looking at some of the studies, and one that's been cited by the association for psychological science found that nearly half of teens who spend more than five hours on electronic devices report feeling lonely, planned or attempted suicide. too much screen time is a bad thing. does facebook agree with that? >> i think this is really a question for parents, right. every parent knows their child best. they know how much time they think a child should spend on line and how they want them using those technologies. what we're trying to do is
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really give parents control. so for instance today, on safer internet day, a day that marks online safety and being responsible with online technologies, we're launching something called parent conversations to ensure that parents have the tools that they need. parent conversations give parents the latest in academic research, the latest in research from child development experts to really give them the tools they need to make those decisions wisely. >> as a parent, i don't want more tools. i want to stop having to dive in front of the phone that my children can't get away from. do you worry that that kind of reaction may cause parents to throw the phone across the room and that's it, no more facebook, no more nothing? >> i'll give an example from my own -- with my own child. so -- >> how old is your child? >> she's now college age. we actually grew up with these technologies sort of learning with these technologies. i really understand as a mom deeply what it is to not know necessarily how to do this and where do i get advice, which is
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part of what's behind all this work. with my daughter, when we gave her her phone, we saw the glow from her room at night. i really wanted her of to downtime before bed. and so we made a rule -- about an hour before bed, phones down. her first thing she said was, well, you don't do that. so that was a good lesson. i had to learn to put my phone down, which we both did. we put it on the nightstand. and that's where it went down. i did go to check e-mail before bed. then again, i put it down which was important. >> you're saying do what i do -- >> yes. >> parents should set their examples, what you're saying. yesterday we had people at the table from truth about tech. they were say figure facebook is serious about this -- saying if facebook is serious about this, they have to change their business model. do you think that's necessary? are there plans for facebook to do that? >> well, i think two examples that -- that i gave are looking at how we utilize news feed. and figuring out we promote meaningful connections is one thing.
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by the way, we knew when we did that that was probably going to decrease the amount of time spent on our platform, and it did. that seemed like the right decision. >> is there evidence that -- say the model is not altruistic. facebook i think grew up as a way for people to share and connect. now it's a way to make money, an advertising company. facebook made $40 billion in advertising. you want people on there as often as possible because it helps you sell more ads. >> well, i think -- again, i think we've made changes to ensure, for instance, in news feed. but i do think we're really looking to create positive connections. and that -- that's a long-term business model. i mean, doing what's right for this is actually in our best -- is in our best interests. it is in our best interests for people, as well as for the community of people using facebook for the connections to be meaningful. for people to see value. and that's what we're trying to accomplish. >> to connect on that level.
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antigone, great to have you here. appreciate it. and we are moments away from meeting the author of oprah winfrey's newest book club pick. ahead and only on "cbs this morning," oprah's announcement about the intriguing novel she says you'll want to
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♪ oprah's picking a new book for her highly anticipated book club selection. her first 2018 choice is a work of fiction described as a love story warped by racial injustice. and now only on "cbs this morning," oprah reveals her newest book club pick. >> hello, my ctm friends. i am really delighted to be able to be here to share my next book club selection. you know i don't choose them often because i'm always looking for the book that's going to resonate with me, that i believe is also going to resonate with lots of other people. the kind of thing you want to pass on to all of your friends. i have found it after much, much, much searching. it's "an american marriage" by tayari jones. tayari jones. and i have to tell you, it is intriguing. it's a love story that also has a -- a huge layer of suspense.
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and it's also so current and so really now that i could not put it down and have already passed it on to lots of my friends. and so i know, certainly believe that you're going to love it. "an american marriage." tayari jones. >> "an american marriage" is tayari jones' fourth novel. it is on sale today whenever you like to buy your books. she joins us at the table. congratulations. >> wow. >> thank you. >> let me tell you something -- it's difficult for oprah to find a book that she likes. it takes months and months, the team works on it. when she finds it she gets major attitude if she gives it to you and don't read it right away. she is very excited about this book. what i find interesting is that you got the idea from seeing a couple argue in the mall. >> yes, i was in atlanta, my hometown. and i was trying to write a novel. i wanted to write a novel, you know, that was more timely, dealing with the issues of the day.
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i couldn't find the people for the story. and i went to the mall and saw a couple. they were obviously in love and in trouble. she was beautifully dressed, cashmere coat, the whole nine. he looked fine. fine. she looked wonderful. >> you said he had scuffed shoes? >> yes, but she was so put together. he looked like he'd had a long day -- perhaps a long life even though they were the same age. >> what did you hear that you thought there's a book there? >> she said, "roy, you know you wouldn't have waited on me for seven years." and i was intrigued because i didn't know roy, but i felt fairly confident that he wouldn't wait on her for seven years. but he said, "what are you talking about? this wouldn't have happened to you in the first place." >> the idea was born. >> so the story is about this couple that you saw, but in your book, their lives are turned upside down because roy is sent to prison for a crime that he didn't commit. >> yes, and they're only married 18 months. as she -- she says, i was a newlywed. i was still combing rice from my
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hair. and he is given a lengthy sentence that's over ten times the time they've been married. but they are married. so the question is, can this marriage survive? even if this marriage doesn't survive, can this relationship survive? then can this man survive? >> and not to spoil it, but it comes out of this argument, just a regular old couples argument that they have and it ripples out. you saw it at the lenox mall, why decide to put it inside of an argument, or were you -- this is what real people do, and these are real people's arguments? >> for me when i see two people arguing and they both seem to have a legitimate point, i know i have a novel. for me a novel cannot have a clear person who's right or wrong. and i could see both their sides of it. and i had already -- i had taken a fellowship at harvard at the radcliffe institute to research lawful incarceration but had the problem but not the people. you know, i was always told by
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my mentor, he said, write about people and their problems, don't write about problems and their people. >> whoa. >> and so at your harborvieward fellowship -- harvard fellowship, what did you learn about american prisons and what's going on? >> i learned really -- you know, horrifying things like america incarcerates more of its citizens than any other developed country. louisiana has the largest prison population in the world. i learned all these really shocking statistics, but i was shocked, i was outraged. but statistics did not inspire me. as a novelist, it's people that inspire me. >> yeah. i love -- there's one line that caught my eye, you said, "roy caught her breath with a kiss that tasted like desire streaked with anger." that doesn't seem like a good place to be. to me. >> i feel like he's been in prison and so much of his dreams has hung on this marriage. >> interesting to see how this turns out. i want to know when oprah first called you -- you pick up the phone and it's oprah on the
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line. >> i was driving my car. i thought it was lee haber calling -- >> book editor. >> sometimes i review for the magazine. i thought she needed me to pinchhit something last minute. that's why she was calling so late. i was like, hey? and it was oprah coming through my car stereo. and i live in las vegas, and i pulled over. i pulled over -- i couldn't continue to drive. and i pulled over on a dark road. and it was oprah winfrey. talking to me. i'm trying to talk to her. and people are like tapping on my window asking me do i have a quarter, do i have a dollar. i'm shoeing them away. i'm trueing -- i'm shooing them away. i'm trying to talk to oprah. the most exciting thing that ever happened to me in my life. >> i know she was very excited to pick this book. she likes it very, very much. i can't wait to see people's reaction. >> beautifully done. really beautifully done. >> thank you. >> called "an american marriage." very nicely done. you can visit cbsthismorning.com
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for an excerpt and find a guide in oprah's book called "content" that will post over the coming weeks. don't miss oprah's interview with tayari jones in the march issue of "o," the oprah magazine. hope you're a subscriber. >> and hear more of "cbs this morning" on our podcast on itunes and apple's podcast app. today we feature times best selling author kelly corrigan, "tell me more: the 12 hardest things to say." she examines phrases we use like the difference between i'm sorry and i was wrong. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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one person died near the good morning, it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. police are investigating multiple overnight shootings in san jose. one person died near the california car wash along key street. two others died less than a mile away by denny's on south 3rd street. police say the shootings are not connected. the alameda city council is expected to vote on whether topurchase more cameras to read license plates. opponents argue they could help federal i.c.e. agents if they get access to the cameras. and a hearing to address the abuse of painkillers like opioids. according to the cdc, in 2016, more than 46 people died every
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day from overdoses involving prescription painkillers. we'll have weather and traffic after this quick break. i've seen wonders all around the world but what i see here never ceases to amaze me: change. i see it in their eyes. it happens when people connect with nature,
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so do give yourself some time heading in that northbound direction. it continues to be slow heading through oakland. east shore freeway, still in the red, but it looks like we're starting to see some improvement. 31 minutes from highway 4 to the maze. an additional 25 heading into san francisco across the bay bridge. 101 at poplar grab the sunglasses. take a look at our vaca camera, the sun is out, and we don't have any clouds to disrupt that view. also, the wind causing the camera to bounce up and down. across the north bay, you're going to see gusty conditions for the next few hours. here's the wind speeds right now, throughout the south bay, not as bad, although it just picked up in san jose to 10 mile-per-hour winds. fremont, pleasanton starting to pick up a bit. we do have those dry offshore winds that have arrived. our temperatures today will be
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in the low to mid-70s. the 60s for the weekend.
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