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alone, pediatrician spend time with the adolescent and time with the parents to identify and discussion depression, what symptoms may look like, create an action plan, treatment plan, and self harm plan, safety plan should the child exhibit signs. >> lots of talk about social media and amount of time kids spend on their phones is that a factor in depression? >> it is. the research has shown us that social media internet screen time does play a role in increasing suicidality and face to face interact, that is important. >> tara, thank you. the assad regime, ignored a u.n. cease-fire. evidence of a new gas attack outside the capital. charlie d'agata tonight has the latest on this. >> reporter: on the second day of the cease-fire, air strikes
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and missiles continue to pound g ghouta, the bombing strongly condemned around the world, but the syrian regime and russian allies seem deft to the criticism. the famed white helmets, civilian rescue teams worked to save who they could. and medics today said they treated children who showed symptoms consistent with a chlorine gas attack. we have been keeping in touch with the family of 10-year-old noor and 8 year o-year-oldis si allah, she suffered a gash when a piece of shrapnel from an explosion tore into their living room. today we spoke with their mother. shamsa khatib. have you seen any change since the cease-fire was announced? >> reporter: there were more air strikes?
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>> reporter: activists say more than 500 people have been killed since the bombing started. russians say the cease-fire doesn't apply to the targeting of those they consider terrorists. that's no solace to the residents still trapped there. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. for the first time tonight seeing images of one of four u.s. soldiers killed by islamic militants in the african nation of niger. david martin reports the video was captured by "national geographic" cameraman for a report airing tonight. >> reporter: coming one month before his death, small talk in a make shift barber shop between ledavid johnson and one of his commanders is especially poigna poignant. >> make sure my truck is good. making sure my generator is good. >> johnson was mechanic for a special forces team that trained soldiers and according to joint
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chiefs chairman accompanied them on low-risk missions. >> they were authorized to accompany nigerian forces when the prospects of enemy contact was unlikely. >> reporter: the enemy, offshoot of al qaeda was described by chief of niger's special operations forces. >> these guys are very mobile. they move on motorcycles, land cruisers. any time, they will just try to -- >> special forces set out on routine patrol. but then given a second mission to check out a camp used by a suspected terrorist who fled into mali, that change of plans significantly increased the chance of enemy contact even if the terrorist was no longer there. retired brigadier general donald bullduck is former commander of operations in africa. >> still would consider it a high-risk mission, there is still intelligence that isn't definitive on what the enemy situation is there.
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>> reporter: as they returned from the mission they stopped at this village for water. shortly afterwards they were ambushed and four soldiers killed. ladavid johnson's body was found two days later riddled with bullets. which commanders approved that more dangerous mission and why is part of an investigation supposed to be completed in january only now reached the secretary of defense. jeff. >> david martin, at the pentagon, thank you. >> up next, why every public school in an entire state has been close ford three day d for counting. fred would do anything for his daughter.
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because gain has the scent that puts the giddy in "giddyup!" there is no budging on either side in west virginia's teacher strike. every public school in the state will be closed tomorrow for a fourth day. don dahler is there. >> reporter: 55 strong they chanted. reference to all 55 school district on strike. for the third school day, thousand of teachers have come together on the steps of the capitol building to speak with one voice.
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that low wages, and rising health care costs, are making their lives unbearable. jake told us he might have to declare bankrupt secy because h teacher's income will not cover insurance. >> full time employed teacher you qualify for food stamps. >> working two jobs. >> west virginia teachers earn $45,000, below the national average of $58 t stri$58,000. offered 2% increase this year. and 1% increase over two years. >> we are being pulled into the gutter. and our lives are about pulling people out of the gutter. >> listen, listen, please. >> governor jim justice was jeered when he said the state can't afford anything more. >> i can't help you. >> lindsay dolan mother of two is concerned that low pay means
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the best teachers go elsewhere. >> we need to have qualified teachers, they need to bewell compensated. and they need to have the qualifications to teach our children. >> reporter: the teachers were warned the strike is illegal, jeff, they face anything from being fined, being fired, to going to jail. >> don, thank you very much. up next here tonight. monica lewinsky's changing view of her relationship with president clinton. try degree ultraclear black + white ♪ saves your white clothes from yellow stains and black clothes from white marks still with 48 hour sweat protection. try degree ultraclear black + white it won't let you down
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the me too movement, and for 20 years she said it was consensual. she told vanity fair, he was my boss, the most powerful man on the planet, 27 years my senior with enough life experience to know better. >> we lost a member of the cbs news family over the weekend. long time cameraman, rolli molski, died of apparent heart attack in the philippines. brought us images of some of the most dangerous places on earth. we will remember his infectious
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days after the lives of 14 classmates and three educators came to an end. the hockey team at stoneman douglas high took the ice at the state championship tournament. what happened next is remarkable. matt horowitz, matt houghtman lost friend. they moved forward to play in the state hockey tournament to honor those who died and families. going in they were not
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favorites? >> going in, sunday morning, i'm sure everyone just expecting an early ride home. but, we put up a fight. we didn't let that early ride home happen. >> reporter: players and friend dyed their hair yellow to remember a newly declared u.s. citizen and the album he loved so much, blond by frank ocean, killed that day in the shooting. stoneman douglas was the low seed, 0-3 going into the final two games. but something happened on the ice. in the semifinals and finals, something beyond improbable. >> yeah! >> whoa! >> by winning two pressure-packed, unbelievably emotional games, the eagles became state champs this past weekend for the first time ever. >> this picture really just, just shows what we became. how we brought everything together and just, pulled through to win the championship. >> bittersweet celebration on the ice was followed by a more
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poignant one at the school. there were 17 people killed in parkland. 17 memorials now sit on campus. yesterday, not by design, but perhaps some form of divine intervention, there were 17 players on the ice. >> before the game as the a team in the locker room, we were going to go back to douglas after the game if we won. each one stand behind a cross or jewish star and put a medal on each one of them. >> and that is exactly what they did. >> everyone who was at the school, came out, and, kind of circled around us. and then, as we explained what we did, they had a round of applausing, juste ing applause, a lot of emotion, happiness to see just sharing of love. just a lot of love. >> that's the "overnight news" for tuesday. for some, the news continues. for others, check back later for
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the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm jeff glor. welcome to the "overnight news." i'm tony dokoupil. holiday over for congress. legislators returned from the president's week recess greeted with a nationwide chorus calling for stronger gun laws. the slaughter at a school in florida spurred president trump to discuss the issue with the nations' governors and nra. margaret brennan begins our coverage. >> president trump insist heed would have personally barged in to help students. >> only way you stop it is retribution. don't think you will stop it by being kind.
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>> how come some people always make the 4 footer. some people under pressure can't take their club back. >> that educators should educate and not be foisted upon this responsibility of packing heat in first grade classes. the governor said teachers are not interested in firearms. >> i suggest we need a little less tweeting. a little more listening. let's take that off the table. >> the president held up programs in texas and arkansas as a model. yet on federal level, republican congressional leaders remain reluctant to craft laws requiring arming school staff. initiatives raising the age limit for weapons purchases or banning assault rifles face long odds. and leaving state governors to act faster. president trump urged them not to footer gun lobear the gun lo.
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>> there is nothing to be afraid of. you know what if they're not with you. we have to fight them every once in a while. >> classes resume at marjorie stoneman douglas high school. in the whaake of the school massacre, the question is how many plan to show up. manuel bojorquez is there. >> he wasn't a brave guy under pressure. he choked. >> reporter: the president again today criticized former school resource deputy scott peterson for not entering the building where the shooting happened and confronting the gunman. peterson is fighting back. in a statement, his attorney said the first call he received was of firecrackers and not gunfire. when he actually heard shots he believed they were coming from outside. and consistent with his training mr. peterson took a tactical position between two buildings. a radio transmission about a possible victim by the football
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needle, field, served to confirm mr. peterson's belief that the shooter, or shooters were outside. but with more than 100 rounds fired over six minutes, jeff bell, president of the union for broward county deputies questions peterson's claims. >> with that information you know where the rounds are being fired from. you better get your butt inside that building. because the it doesn't matter if you engage that shooter and you actually kill the shooter, there are plenty of circumstances and past scenarios where shooters have simply given of they saw a uniformed police officer making entry. >> the sheriff's office said it was investigating unconfirmed reports that three other deputies stayed outside. and whether two of 16 calls about suspect nikolas' cruz's behavior before the shooting were properly handled. governor rick scott called for a state investigation. 70 state lawmakers signed a letter urging the governor to suspend scott israel. the sheriff refuses to step down. >> i can take responsibility for what i knew about. >> student activists send their supporters are keeping the focus
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on pushing for stricter gun laws. survivors returned to campus yesterday, ahead of the start of classes. >> i want to walk in the school with my head held high. that's what they would have wanted. >> classes are set to resume wednesday, with a half school day and grief counselors on hand. teachers have already been allowed to return to the campus, to prepare. >> in west virginia, public schools remain closed because of a statewide teacher strike. don dahler has the story from charleston. >> reporter: 55 strong they chanted. reference to all 55 school district on strike. for the third school day, thousands of teachers have come together on the steps of the capitol building to speak with one voice. that low wages, and rising health care costs, are making their lives unbearable. jake told us he might have to declare bankruptcy because his teacher's income will not cover
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his rising medical premiums. >> the issue for me, i qualify for food stamps? >> full time employed teacher you qualify for food stamps. >> yes. that's while working two jobs. >> west virginia teachers earn $45,000, below the national average of $58,000. the striking teachers were offered 2% increase this year. the first one in three years. followed by a 1% increase over the next two years. >> we are being pulled into the gutter. and our lives are about pulling people out of the gutter. >> listen, listen, please. >> governor jim justice was jeered when he said the state can't afford anything more. >> i can't help you. >> lindsay dolan mother of two is concerned that low pay means the best teachers go elsewhere. >> we need to have qualified teachers, they need to be well compensated. and they need to have the qualifications to teach our children.
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>> reporter: the teachers were warned the strike is illegal, jeff, they face anything from being ined, being fired, to going to jail. in syria, russia agreed to stop bombing a rebel-held neighborhood in eastern ghouta for a couple hours each day to allow civilians and wounded to be evacuated. seth doane reports from the lebanese/syrian border. >> reporter: we are close to the border with syria. eastern suburbs have been bombarded by forces loyal to the syrian government as they try to reagain control there. using some of the most aggressive assaults of the 7 year war. young children were treated. while intensity of air strikes is less, forces allied with the syrian government continued bombing the suburb despite a u.n. cease-fire brokered
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saturday. i was hit by shrapnel all over, this man said. and my 9-year-old son was killed. the 30-day cease-fire did not specify a start time. apparently the result of lobbying by syria's ally, russia. it is estimated more than 500 people including at least 130 children, have been killed since this latest assault began last week. pictures released over the weekend by syrian activists show patients including children, apparently suffering from symptoms consistent with a chlorine attack. the 16 patients were being treated by syrian american medical society operating inside the rebel held damascus suburb. the syrian government has always denied using chemical weapons and their russian al liz haes h accused them of using toxic materials to blame the government. eastern ghouta described as hell
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>> announcer: this is the cbs "overnight news." jennifer lawrence is one of the most bankable stars in hollywood. at 27 she won an oscar for best actress, nominated three other times. lawrence grew up in louisville, kentucky, never took an acting class, but found her way to stardom in hollywood. she discussed it all with bill whitaker for "60 minutes." >> how did you get from kentucky to the top of hollywood? >> desperation. an appetite. confidence. ambition. >> reporter: you really wanted
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this? >> i knew if i just was given the chance that it would work. i just knew. >> reporter: not even she knew it would work so well. for a decade in hollywood, she has been defying odds and breaking barriers. at 21 she shattered the myth that women can't carry an action franchise. her four hunger games movies earned almost $3 billion. ♪ she made three comedy dramas in as many years, playing unforgettable, flawed, resilient women. >> hey! >> tiffany, a young widow in "silver linings playbook." >> you are not a stand up guy right now. if it is me reading the signs, me reading the signs. >> you reading the signs, oh, okay! >> reporter: in "american hustler." she played rosalynn, a looney long island housewife.
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>> don't you dare forget that part, we fell madly in love. >> and in "joy" a desperate mother turned entrepreneur. >> the only mop that you are ever going to buy, the best mop you are ever going to use. >> she earned academy award nomination for all three movies. >> i am just the crazy slut with a dead husband. >> and took home best actress oscar for "silver linings playbook." but jennifer lawrence is not one to rest on her laurels. >> i am hard on myself. >> reporter: why? >> i get paid a huge amount of money to be able to do what i love. >> reporter: you are the one putting this pressure on you? >> yes, too many people sacrificed so i could be here. my parents, changed their entire lives to support me. and i, i worked too hard to get here to, to be stupid about it. >> reporter: lawrence's father owned a construction company. her mother ran a summer camp.
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she told us her two older brothers ignored their annoying little sister. >> did you used to play act when you were growing up? >> oh, yes. i was constantly performing. we didn't know that meant i was an actor. i've thought i was a weirdo. >> reporter: i understand you pretended to have a problem with your leg at school? >> who told you that? >> reporter: we've got our sources. >> in school i told everyone i had a wooden leg. i walked in a very consistent, incredibly consistent. and when my mom came to get me from school. my teachers were like it is so awful, what happened to jennifer's leg? my mom was like. she does not, her leg has not been amputated. i used to just invent stories just to invent them. >> reporter: she used zany antics to hide the fact she was a poor student, hyperactive, didn't fit in. she could drive her parents crazy. >> my parents were just, they
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would go through period of time where, they just wanted me out of the house. it was called a lockout. so i would go to the door. it was locked. i would be all right, got to find something else to do until my parents are ready to deal with me again. >> reporter: you were a handful? >> i was a handful. i go out. we never fought about it. i've always been self-aware about my annoyingness. >> she told us she felt lost in school and dreamed of becoming an actor. at 14, she badgered her parents to visit new york. where, improbably she was discovered by a modeling scout. then, given some scripts to read. >> i struggled through school. i never felt very smart. and when i am reading the script, and i feel like i know exactly what it would look like if somebody felt that way, that was the whole part of, my brain that i didn't know existed. something that i could be confident in. and, i didn't want to let it go.
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>> reporter: what was it you wanted so much? >> it is so hard to explain. just an overwhelming feeling of i get this, this is what i was meant to do to get people to understand that when you are 14 years old wanting to drop out of school and do this, your parents are look you are out of your mind. >> reporter: did you finish high school? >> i dropped out of middle school. i don't technically have a ged or a diploma. i am self educated. >> reporter: do you regret that? >> no. i really don't. i wanted to forge my own path. i found what i wanted to do. i didn't want anything getting in the way of it. even friends, for many years, were not as important to me as my career. from the age of 14. >> reporter: that stubborn determination landed her a role in a sitcom. when her parents saw her happy and focused for the first time, they agreed to accompany her to
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hollywood. she never went back to school. >> spell house. >> reporter: at 18 she wrangled the lead in a small bleak independent film called "winter's bone." >> i don't know what to do. >> reporter: it was a breakout performance that earned her first oscar nomination. there its not a lot of dialogue, but yet your presence fills the screen. >> it was really just feeling. believing. you know? in this, in this situation look at it through her eyes. that's always going to come across in your eyes in your face, in your body language. >> reporter: that empathy, you can channel the that into acting. >> yeah, that's huhow i act. really my only tool. >> reporter: no acting training? >> no. >> reporter: just empathy. >> yes. >> reporter: its that difficult or easy for you to do. >> it's easy. >> reporter: to just let go of jennifer lawrence.
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>> that's when you get the high. that's what i crave, that really, getting, lost into something. being almost possessed by another emotion. that its the adrenalin rush, that's the high, that i can't live without. >> reporter: in her new movie "red sparrow" she stars as a russian ballerina coerced into being a spy. it calls for nudity. something she thought she would never do after she was traum tips -- traumatized. >> you don't look doing movies with sex in them. red spare rrow is full of sex. >> i read a script. one thing getting in my way its nudity. there is a difference between consent and not. and i showed up for the first day. and i did it.
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and i felt empowered. i feel like something that was taken from me, i got back. and am using in my art. >> reporter: that hacking incident? did it just vaporize? >> it didn't vaporize. but i did feel like i took the power out of, out of having my, my body taken from me. i felt like i, i took it back. and i could, and i could almost own it again. >> reporter: are you worried that audiences won't see it the way you see it? >> i was. but it doesn't matter the it's my body. it's my art. it's my choice. if you don't like boobs, you should not go see red sparrow. >> you can see the full report on our website. cbs news.com. the "overnight news" will be right back.
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some schools in new york city have taken down the signs that said no dogs allowed. a new program brings cuddly canines into the classrooms and turns out that translates into happier students. >> dogs and sharks. they always make me happy. >> pet them. play with them.
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bring them on walks. >> reporter: every morning, principal kevin bowls walks brightly from his home to the school. >> i love brightly so much. brightly the more rambunctious of the two dogs turned comfort canine s who have transformed te learning experience for students like this third grader. >> they're so cute. >> do they make you feel better? >> yeah. >> reporter: of these nonhumans, shine is the calmer, mellower dog. >> have a great day. she greets students in the morning. attend school assemblies. >> and serves as a reading buddy. >> shine we call the elder statesman of the two. she will snuggle up next to you on the carpet in the classroom. read to her for hours. they each bring a different personality to the mix.
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>> reporter: these furry, four legged friends and others like them started roaming school halls at the suggestion of student council. a fifth grader told new york city official students were angry for no reason and dogs could help. >> lead the way. for principal bowls, the pets are a way to bolster culture and community at the school. >> reporter: were there push backs from parents, students or the teachers. >> there was nervousness about allergies, some of the kids who were afraid of dogs have come to love the dogs. >> reporter: the fifth grader remind what class was look without these bushy-tailed companions. >> it was kind of, weird. all of the kids were mean. not following directions. and everybody came to fifth grade, shine and bright was here, and the others acted different. started being happy. and being nice to ooch otheach .
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>> do you get to play with the dogs when you behave? >> we have challenging behaviors at our school as every school does. seeing certain students who have individualized behavior plans if they meet goals each day get to come and see me and spend time with the dog has brought a sense of purpose to the students days in which they've spend the morning trying to earn time with the dog. and then after they spend time with the dog, they are calm and positive. for the rest of the day. >> reporter: it is an incentive? >> exactly. >> the dogs teach kids about responsibility. empathy and making connections. across new york city, 95% of participating educators, say the canines have reduced emotional distress among students. shine and brightly possess qualities inherent in the best social workers, warmth, and unconditional love. a fifth grader helps train the dogs after school.
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>> good girl. >> the dogs are doing their job.
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spring is three weeks away, that spells the end of harvest season for grapes that go into ice wine. don dahler from upstate new york. >> reporter: each year in the finger lakes region of new york, some gramz apes are left to fre on the vine. when harvested they'll become ice wine. ate dessert drink with orgins dating back to 18th century germany. although most of world's ice wine is made in canada, vineyards in the u.s. are now getting picked as among the best. >> the most awarded product that we have. it is unique. draws us a lot of attention. >> reporter: for andrea o'neal, it is a family affair. >> the winery started as a hobby
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for my dad. the ice wine started i was in the wine shop on the tasting bar. i had a lot of people requesting the product. said to my dad and brother. we should find a winery that makes this. bring it in. they said we are going to make our own. >> reporter: how are the grapes harvested? >> by hand. no machine to diet. physically take the nets off. pat the grapes. they're so frozen that the stems, literally kind of break right off. >> reporter: a lot of manual labor. >> a lot of manual labor you. have to press them the day you pick them. some years started at midnight. some years at 4:00 a.m. >> reporter: has to be 14, 15 degrees to harvest and then press the grapes. this is the, bottling room? >> yes it is. this is where the magic happens. >> the winemaker. >> what is it like when it comes out? >> sweet. when we pick the grapes they have twice the original sugar
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regular grape juice has. when you press out the frozen grape, barely any juice comes out. for a ton of grapes nearly get 150 gallons, i get, 15 gallons out of ice wine grapes. >> this is the maj snik agic? >> yes, ice wine. little thicker than traditional wine. color its little richer. >> reporter: so is the price. because of how little juice its squeezed, ice wine starts at $40 ices range to the hundreds. >> basically for every bottle of ice wine we produce, could have made four bottles of traditional wine. >> more love of tradition than pure profit? >> yes, definitely. there is profit in ice wine. but a lot of risk as well. but with it comes a lots of salts faction. >> a toast. >> a toast. >> to cold winters and warm hearts. >> all right. >> don dahler, new york.
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>> that's the "overnight news" for tuesday. from the cbs broadcast center in new york city. i'm tony dokoupil. captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's tuesday, february 27th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." the gun debate goes to the white house. lawmakers from both parties are set to meet with president trump as the president says they should not fear the nra. >> there's nothing to be afraid of. and you know what, if they're not with you, we have to fight them every once in a while, that's okay. a 17-year-old girl shot three times in the florida school shooting massacre is speaking out. >> i just want to say that i'm so gte

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