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"cbs this morning" is next. ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday, february 28th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." survivors of the massacre at stoneman douglas high school return to class this morning. grieve counselors and tighter security measures are in place. we have new information about the gunman's plan. we'll talk with a student who says a teacher saved her life. senior white house adviser jared kushner loses his top secret clearance. several officials tell "cbs this morning" they worry about foreign officials trying to trick the president's son-in-law. a new report claims north korea has been sending supplies to syria that could help make chemical weapons. seth doane is the only network correspondent in damascus with the latest on the fighting
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there. we've all seen the emotional videos of our military men and women returning from war to family and friends. our new series "coming home" explores the challenges they face. we begin with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. i don't think any of us will ever be ready. we're all going to be grieving for the rest of our lives. >> an emotional return to school for florida's shooting survivors. >> it's understandable that everyone is nervous. but this is going to be the safest campus pretty much in the united states. >> investigators say nikolas cruz tried to reload his gun during the rampage. he had 180 rounds left. presidential son-in-law jared kushner. his security clearance is downgraded, barring him from the president's daily brief. >> it's good first step but it also means he can't do his job. >> people were left sick at a military base in virginia. >> the letter had an unknown substance inside.
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>> the nsa says the u.s. is not doing enough to keep russia from interfering with the 2018 elections. >> president putin has clearly come to the conclusion there's little price to pay here. >> a stolen car chase ends in dramatic fashion in los angeles. >> whoa! >> all that. >> how about that finish? >> and all that matters. >> seaworld entertainment's ceo is out after just three years on the job. >> he's going to be getting a $10 million retirement package, if he can jump up and catch it with his mouth. >> on "cbs this morning." >> johnny walker whiskey is getting a female counterpart. >> a new female label. in celebration of women's history month. >> truly what the suffragettes fought for. we all remember susan b. anthony's call to arms. sisters, unite so that we can get hammered on the smoky hot
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brown. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is on assignment for "60 minutes." so alex wagner is with us, good to have you with us. >> good to be here. students from stoneman douglas high school are back in class now. students and teachers returned for a half day of modified classes two weeks after they fled from a gunman. >> 17 students and staff members were killed on that valentine's day. the school district says there is now enhanced security at the school. but they are not giving any specifics. >> the massacre led survivors and students from all over the u.s. to organize a call for tougher gun control laws. adriana diaz spoke to students and teachers ahead of stoneman douglas high school's reopening. she is outside the school in parkland, florida. adriana, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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classes have started here at stoneman douglas. and students told us they feel anxious about going back. one teacher said grief counselors will be in every classroom where victims passed away to provide support for survivors. >> i think everyone is a little bit nervous. it's going to be a huge, just, rush, walking in. >> reporter: returning to school was all 15-year-old some more liam kiernan could think about. >> i see tomorrow is the beginning of change. we will be the people to do it. >> reporter: liam, along with more than 3,000 other stoneman douglas students, will attend a half day of 24-minute classes. extra security and counselors will be on hand. >> we just aren't quite sure yet what the new normal is. >> reporter: a.p. psychology teacher lease shah chauvin has taught at stoneman douglas for 26 years. >> we're not sure what to expect. everyone is coming with a different experience. some students were directly
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involved in the events of that day. we're all human. we're all in this together. and we are going to go through the process of healing together. >> reporter: building 12, the crime scene, is blocked off by a fence covered with posters of support. no one will be allowed inside. the school board wants it torn down, and a memorial built in its place. >> i was hoping it's going to be a normal day. i think there's going to be a somber mood. >> reporter: senior anisha saripalli lost a close friend, carmen schentrup, in the massacre. >> i'm still trying to fight the fact that this happened, because i'm still in disbelief. >> reporter: what's your school mascot? >> the eagles. >> you can't say that without smiling. >> it's such a good mascot. maybe a phoenix would have been better, since out of the ashes we rise. at this point i've never been prouder to be an eagle. >> reporter: today is anisha's
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17th birthday. she told us she's thankful she's no lunch period so she doesn't have to sit without her friend carmen. the school returns to a full day of classes next week. >> all right, adriana, thank you. we spoke with kelsey friend who says her life was saved by geography teacher scott beigel. kelsey, we are all thinking of you today, unfortunately you and your classmates have to get used to a new normal. are you ready to go back to school today? how are you feeling? >> i am ready to go back to school. but i'm feeling a little scared and a little nervous, like right now my heart is pounding because i'm hearing cops pass behind me and it's reminding me of that day. >> are you planning to do anything, will there be something you do to mark what's a difficult return? >> umm, today they're not
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teaching. i think we're all just going to talk about what happened that day. and that's all that i really know. i don't even know what my schedule is, i don't know where my classes are, because i had three classes in the freshman building and i don't know where any of them are right now. >> kelsey, you say you're live today because of the heroism of your geography teacher scott beigel. you promised to call his mom every day. why has that been important to you to do? >> it's been important to me because i just want to have his spirit alive. and calling his mom and doing what he did when he was alive, if that does that, then i'm going to do it as well, to keep him with me for the rest of my life. >> kelsey, during this period what's been the most helpful thing to you to get through this unimagi imaginimagin imaginima e unimagineably hard time?
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>> being with my family, especially my mom. she always comforts me when i was crying, which i did cry a lot because i lost a friend as well. >> how are you processing all of this? it's been a very short time since this incident happened. you all went to a normal day of school to now being a national news story. i'm wondering how you're propping a processing all of it and what you're thinking now that some days have passed. >> what i really think of about what happened and having it all over the news, i just wish it was a dream. like one bad dream that i can just wake up from. and now knowing that i'm going back to school, i'm realizing it's not a dream, it actually happened. which is hitting me harder than when it happened. >> kelsey, a lot of your classmates have talked about safety and gun control. have you been interested in that or is that not something you're interested in?
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>> that's something i'm very interested in, because gun violence in every part of our nation is bad. so having my friends from my school speak out about it is pushing me through what happened, and it's very interesting, because we actually now have a voice. >> some of your classmates decided not to go back to stoneman at all. did you ever consider transferring to another school and not going back to your school? >> oh, no. i want to stay at this high school, i can't imagine myself at any other high school. >> kelsey friend, we thank you for joining us. we'll all be thinking of you and your classmates today. i can't imagine what it's going to be like for them today, regardless of how you feel about gun control, everybody is marveling about the strength, the poise, and the resilience. >> i don't know that i could go back and walk those hallways after what they've been through. their fortitude in this moment
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is incredible. >> especially since everything there, all the security, all the cameras, all reminders of that horrible day. and yet at the end she said i can't see myself anywhere else, which is probably the first act of ownership, of taking recontrol of the school. >> i saw an interview with one of the students that said, i just want to be back with my friends, we all want to get back there. >> we wish them luck. >> we really do today. sources tell cbs news the accused gunman left 180 rounds of ammunition inside the school along with his rifle. officials say they found swastikas on the magazines. manuel vargas is in parkland hearing from one of the last people to see the suspect before the massacre. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the uber driver who dropped off nikolas cruz at the high school is speaking out for the first time. she says she did not notice anything strange about him during the 13-minute trip and
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she's now concerned about the types of weapons that is passengers could be carrying. this is the car nikolas cruz rode in to marjory stoneman douglas high school just after 2:00 p.m. the uber driver who picked him up has asked that we not share her identity. >> i saw him with a backpack that i think it was a guitar case. and he told me, i am going to my music class. >> reporter: about two minutes after arriving, police say the suspect entered classroom building 12 and began shooting. less than seven minutes later, sources familiar with the investigation tell cbs news the suspected gunman was on the building's third floor when he fired 16 rounds at a stairwell window, trying to hit people below. but sources say bullets failed to pierce through the window's hurricane-proof glass. the suspect's weapon is then believed to have jammed while reloading. sources say the alleged shooter dropped his weapon and ammunition before exiting the building, hiding among students
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running for safety. florida governor rick scott is vowing to pass a school safety bill before the state's annual legislative session ends next friday. his $500 million statewide plan includes increasing law enforcement and mental health counselors at schools. in tallahassee, victims' parents urged legislators to advocate for stricter gun safety measures. >> our nation's children deserve better. >> reporter: max schachter's 14-year-old son alex was killed in the parkland school shooting. >> and if we would have had these measures in place, i would not have had to bury my son next to his mother a week and a half ago. >> reporter: this morning the governor announced more details of his plan, including a statewide dedicated see something/say something tip line. the uber driver was interviewed by deputies and has been cleared in the investigation. >> manuel, thanks. president trump's son-in-law and senior adviser jared kushner no longer has access to top secret material. white house chief of staff john kelly reduced the security
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clearance of kushner and other officials whose backgrounds are still under investigation. kelly tightened the rules for access to information as part of a wider reform of white house security procedures. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. kushner maintains an interim security status, but going forward, will be cut off from some highly classified information because his background check is still being conducted, primarily because kushner keeps updating the information that needs to be checked. kelly's approach has affected about three dozen white house personnel who have seen their status downgraded. >> he will continue to do the important work he's been doing since he started in the administration. >> reporter: white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders says senior adviser jared kushner's inability to receive a full security clearance would not diminish his effectiveness or stature. >> the way i try to define the president's foreign policy
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objectives. >> reporter: but kushner's security clearance was downgraded from top secret to secret. that means he cannot read top secret documents. but others with that clearance can summarize them for him. kushner will also be denied access to certain national security council meetings and top secret policy deliberations. >> jared kushner is right in the middle of that. and he's an extraordinary deal maker. >> reporter: senior officials say kushner can still tackle middle east peace, relations with china, and trade talks with mexico. councilor to the president kellyanne conway said mr. trump will still rely on kushner. >> he has great faith on jared kushner, his senior adviser, to continue to work on matters affecting middle east peace and other pieces of his portfolio. >> reporter: but kushner's foreign policy portfolio will have to shrink. >> the relationship between israel and america is stronger than ever. >> reporter: there are also concerns within the white house that kushner, who had no previous diplomatic experience,
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was manipulated and even tricked by foreign officials. some of them preferred to deal with kushner directly. but his defenders say kushner has more than held his own. sources tell us part of this comes down to tension between kelly and kushner and to a lesser extent his wife ivanka trump. these clashes are not nearly as intensive or disruptive as they were in the days when chief strategist steve bannon was here. but sources tell us this messy issue of security clearances has given kelly an opening to reassert his control and apparently he's taking it. >> major, thank you. white house communications director hope hicks declined to answer most questions about the trump administration during a long-awaited appearance on capitol hill. the house intelligence committee interviewed hicks for nine hours yesterday in its investigation of russian election meddling. cbs news confirmed hicks told the committee she occasionally told white lies during her work for president trump. co according to "the new york
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times," hicks insisted she had not lied about matters material to the investigations. hicks discussed her role during the campaign and during the presidential transition but says she's been advised not to talk about her work in the white house. the head of the national security agency says he's waiting for president trump to give him more authority to respond to russian cyber attacks. admiral mike rogers told a senate committee he thinks a more aggressive summons is needed to deter russia from meddling in america's future elections. >> we're taking steps but we're probably not doing enough she was and i want to know, why the hell not? >> ma'am -- >> what's it going to take? >> i'm an operational commander, man. you're asking me a question that's so much bigger than me. >> the president's press secretary says the administration is, quote, looking at a number of different ways to pressure russia. u.n. experts reportedly are saying north korea has been sending supplies to syria that could help make chemical weapons. this suggests pyongyang has
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shipped banned weapons to syria which is accused of using the weapons against rebel-held areas including ghouta. seth doane is the only network correspondent in damascus. seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. air strikes and artillery shelling racheted up overnight as the government tries to retake eastern ghouta, a large 40-square-mile area that is roughly two times the size of manhattan. it has densely populated areas, orchards, and a web of competing military groups that have dug in. the bombardment of eastern gout to continues. while militants there may be surrounded, they regularly lobbed mortars into areas loyal to the government. just standing in these neighborhoods you see pictures of people who have died in the fighting, people come up with things like mortars and shrapnel, and they just brought over this little girl and said,
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meet her, her father was killed in the fighting. signs of war are everywhere. but they're dwarfed by the widespread destruction in eastern ghouta, under assault from president bashar al assad's forces. "the people who hurt us aren't civilians, they are terrorist groups," ayman kende told us. "do you think the government can hurt them by sending rice, sugar, our flour?" so far, a russian plan for a pause in hostilities has not worked. at a damascus hospital, medical director nihad assaf told us they've seen many injuries like the one fadi khouli sustained in the mortar attack that killed his 4-year-old son. >> it is very, very difficult to see them suffer from injury or anything like that. any person. >> reporter: either side? >> either side.
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>> reporter: one aid agency told us this morning that these humanitarian pauses simply won't work because they're not long enough for aid convoys to unload the massive amount of supplies needed in eastern ghouta, gayle. >> seth doane reporting from damascus, thank you. some teachers say low pay is forcing them to take a second job or leave the profession altogether. ahead, we'll hear from teachers in a state where the
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shot and killed by san francisco police officers will hold a news conference. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. this afternoon, the family of a man shot and killed by san francisco police officers will hold a news conference. luis "gongora pat" was shot and killed in april 2016 by his tent near 19th and shotwell street. a san francisco supervisor is demanding answers over nonworking fire call boxes. supervisor aaron peskin says out of the 2,000 call boxes in san francisco, dozens are out of service. the board of supervisors is expected to discuss the problem today. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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we are tracking an accident and a few other problems in the north bay along 101. a live look southbound direction on the right side of your screen there. this is just past highway 1. and you can see it's about 20
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minutes to go from 580 down to the golden gate bridge. this is all due to a crash just past spencer. we also had a dump truck that was blocking one of the lanes. and some debris in the lanes. so do expect delays making your way to the golden gate bridge. once you get on the bridge though, traffic moving right at the limit heading into san francisco. different story over at the bay bridge. those storm clouds are rolling in across san francisco, the north bay right now and it's cool out there. temperatures in the 30s, 40s and 29 for livermore. here's where the storm is. a few areas of rainfall and the futurecast showing by afternoon today, we'll start to see rain across the north bay. it will pick up overnight and the commute tomorrow. look at that, widespread rainfall expected. we are looking at one to three inches of rain from tonight until saturday morning with several more along the coastal mountain ranges. and sierra snowfall.
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cr ♪ wade against simmons. seven seconds left, forces one up and scores! >> dwyane wade drained the game-winner for the miami heat last night with a stoneman douglas shooting victim's name written on his shoes. he wanted to honor 17-year-old joaquin oliver, who was buried wearing a dwyane wade jersey. oliver was excited about wade's return to miami earlier this month. wade dedicated the rest of the heat's season to oliver. after the game, wade thanked him on instagram for being one of his angels. >> heard a lot of cool things about that joaquin oliver. >> keeping his memory alive. >> that's right. welcome back to "cbs this morning." here are three things you should
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know this morning. dick's sporting goods will immediately stop selling assault-style rifles in all of its stores. the retailer will also stop selling high-capacity magazineses and will no longer allow people under 21 years old to buy guns. ceo edward stack says this is in direct response to the deadly school shooting in florida. puerto rico's governor says the u.s. treasury department cut a $4.7 billion loan for disaster relief to just $2 billion. governor ricardo rosello said officials did not give an explanation. congress approved the loan last year to help the island recover from hurricane maria. the treasury department says puerto rico will be able to access the loan quickly if its cash balance drops below $800 million. and president trump reached an informal deal for the next generation of air force one planes. he negotiated a $3.9 billion contract with boeing for the two new 747s. the white house says the agreement saves taxpayers more than $1.4 billion, but in
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december 2016, mr. trump threatened to cancel the order, because he said costs were, quote, out of control and about the same amount, more than $4 billion. ryan seacrest is pushing back against detailed allegations of sexual misconduct by a former stylist and accusing her of extortion. suzie hardy says she was subjected to years of unwanted sexual aggression. a network investigation found insufficient evidence to support that. >> seacrest says this person who accused me horrible things offered on multiple occasions to withdraw her claims if i paid her millions of dollars. i refused. i have no choice but to again deny the claims against me. yesterday hardy told "variety," quote, i refuse to let him victimize me for telling the truth. seacrest is scheduled to host the red carpet oscar show sunday. there are new sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul, steve wynn, who
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resigned earlier this month. police reports obtained by cbs news allege he sexually assaulted one woman and coerced another to perform sexual acts in the 1970s. one of those women claims he raped her and she gave birth to his baby. jarica dunn is here. good morning. >> wynn resigned after a story in the wall street journal last month claimed he had a decades-long pattern of sexual misconduct. soon after, two police reports were also filed with accusations against wynn. >> this is my new hotel. >> reporter: steve wynn spent more than five decades building his business empire. his influence felt from the las vegas strip to washington. but according to allegations and two newly filed las vegas police reports, while building his company, wynn was also engaging in sexual misconduct. one woman told the las vegas
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police in the early '70s, wynn raped her more than once in her chicago apartment. she claims she ended up pregnant. >> this is one of the beautiful suites in the golden nugget of las vegas.he secd claim comes from a former dealer at the vegas casino hotel, the golden nugget. the woman told las vegas police several times she and wynn had sexual relations. she said the sex was consensual, but she felt coerced to perform the acts. the woman claimed she eventually turned wynn down in 1976, and shortly after, was forced to resign from her job when she was accused of stealing $40. >> there seems to be a consistent theme that he pressured women who worked for him to have sex with him. >> reporter: attorney lisa bloom represents one of wynn's other alleged victims and says she has spoken to several more. >> this is really disgusting, offensive behavior. we're talking about sexual misconduct. and i think these claims have to
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be taken very, very seriously. >> reporter: the statute of limitations to file charges has passed for both women who reported to las vegas police. we reached out to wynn's attorney but have not heard back. he has previously denied sexual misconduct allegations against him and attributed the smear campaign led by he said his ex-wife. as you all know, who is also seeking a resettlement in a divorce proceeding, according to wynn. so he thinks this is her doing. but even lisa bloom said when it comes to these clients and the people she has spoken to, it has nothing to do with her. >> yeah. and those who know elaine wynn say she certainly has nothing to do with, this and this is just another attempt on his part to discredit her. >> right. >> and a lot of independent stories coming out. >> that's right. >> thanks. a federal investigation is under way after 11 people at a virginia military base fell ill when someone opened a suspicious letter. the letter containing an unknown substance was sent to a marine corps office in arlington.
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nine marines and two civilians reported symptoms ranging from nosebleeds to burning eyes. three of the marines were treated and released from the hospital. fbi scientists are testing the substance. immigration and customs enforcement agents are conducting a widespread immigration crackdown in northern california. cell phone video captured one of the more than 150 arrests made since sunday. i.c.e. says it's still looking for more than 800 undocumented immigrants. i.c.e. deputy director thomas holman accused oakland mayor libby schaaf of helping some immigrants avoid arrest after she warned people about the operation. many teachers across the country say they are struggling with low pay. ahead, we'll take you to arizona to learn how some teachers there are taking second jobs and moving back in with their parents. and we invite you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcasts. you'll get the news of the day, extended interviews and podcast originals. find them all on itunes and apple's podcast app.
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♪ west virginia public school teachers will return to work tomorrow after their statewide walkout. their 5% raise ends a four-day strike over low pay and rising insurance costs. they're not alone in their fight for higher salaries. in arizona, earnings of elementary school teachers are nearly the country's lowest when adjusted for the cost of living, averaging around $42,000. that's about $13,000 less than the national average. in phoenix, they are making sacrifices outside the classroom. >> and i would eat them in a boat and i eat them with a -- >> reporter: the thrill of seeing a child learn has kept them in the classroom for more than a decade. >> okay, go ahead. glue on had your fish. we'll get back. >> reporter: both women say they were drawn to the creativity of the job. >> it's nice to be around all of the energy. >> i'm excited about learning, and i think when kids are
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excited about learning, they do better. >> reporter: but both have found the profession challenging financially. as have other teachers nationwide. across the country, inflation-adjusted teacher pay is declining. down more than $1500 between 1996 and 2015. during that same period, incomes for all other college graduates rose by almost $6500. munos recently chose to move back in with her parents. >> i wanted my children to have a home, and really i didn't see it happening any time soon, so i moved back with family. saving up, and once i can get my home, that's my plan. >> reporter: she took a second job at crate and barrel to supplement her income. >> things were tight if i were just living on my salary. >> do you ever think about leaving and doing something else? >> all of the time. >> reporter: she's not alone.
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in arizona, 42% of teachers left the profession within a recent three-year period. experts say it's a nationwide problem. >> the most recent data and the national levels show that about 8% of teachers are leaving each year. >> reporter: losing so many teachers is also costing taxpayers. recruitment, rehiring and training reportedly add up to about $2 billion each year. high turnover can also have a big impact on kids. >> high turnover rates actually reduce student achievement for all the kids in the school, not just the ones whose teachers have been replaced. >> reporter: in west virginia, it took a promised raise from the governor to end the four-day strike. >> say! >> reporter: but in arizona, the state superintendent is hoping to increase the sales tax to give teachers there a raise. >> we have to make sure that they're paid in accordance with how important their job is. >> reporter: do you feel valued?
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>> hmmm. do i feel valued? i feel valued by parents. i feel valued by people that i work with. >> reporter: and they truly value the work they do. and want nothing more than to keep doing it. for "cbs this morning," jamie yucas, phoenix. >> they are valued. >> they are valued. but she had to hesitate before she answered it. it's one of those stories, you go, it just doesn't make any sense they get the pay they deserve for the difference they make in this country. >> you know, enthusiasm is infectious. and how can you pass that on to kids if you're not enthusiastic, because you're just barely trying to keep up with your bills. >> and all studies will show you early childhood education is critical to success later in life. we value you teachers out there! >> everybody can name a teacher who changed their lives. >> that's right. up next, a look at this morning's other headlines, including lavish spending on a
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that tore through a metal recycling facility in richmond last month. investigators now say -- the cause may never be good morning, 4 minutes before 8:00. new details on the fire at the recycling facility in richmond last month. investigators say the cause may never be known. that fire on january 30th sent toxic smoke into the air. students at marjory stoneman douglas high school are back in class two weeks after a gunman killed 17 school student and staff. extra security is on staff. the freshman building where the shooting happened is closed. raffic and weather in just a moment.
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time now 7:57. we have a traffic alert in effect for drivers heading along 880. this accident has at least one lane blocked. it's in the southbound direction right as you approach
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great mall parkway. you can see that backup along 880 there. this is over an hour commute for drivers making their way between 238 and 237. that's over a 45-minute delay. now, if you need to get to 237, use fremont boulevard and take that down to mccarthy but it will be slow along that stretch, as well. 101 continues to see delays due to an earlier crash near spencer. neda. take a look at this sky across the north bay. that's pretty. but we are going to see storm clouds everywhere soon. temperatures right now in the low 40s and 30s. we reached that freezing mark for many valleys. hi-def doppler radar showing where the rain s it's still to the north of us but it will get here starting this afternoon, heavy rain tonight and tomorrow morning, up to 3 inches for the bay area. some of the coastal mountain ranges up to 5 inches of rain. let's talk about the feet of snow that will be coming. we are looking at up to 5 feet of snow in the sierra ski resorts. it will be windy with this storm, as well.
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday, february 28th, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." school is in session at stoneman douglas high after the recent massacre there. ahead we hear from one of the students shot in the attack about what it's like to go back to school today. our new series "coming home" three marine corps officers talk about their transition from life in a war zone to family but here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> students from stoneman douglas are returning to class two weeks after they fled from a gunman on campus. >> grief counselors will be in every class of the victims who passed away to provide support for the survivors. >> i wish it was a dream. like one bad dream i can wake up
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from and now i'm realizing it actually happened. >> i don't know that i could go back and walk the hallways after what they've been through. their fortitude in this moment is incredible. >> the uber driver who knocked off nikolas cruz is concerned about the types of weapons passengers could be carrying. air strikes ratcheted up overnight as the government tries to retake eastern ghouta. >> kushner maintains an interim security status. because his background check is still being conducted. former first lady michele obama announced her memoir entitled "becoming" will be published in november. the book will cover some of the most exciting times in michele obama's life like that time she got $65 million to write a memoir. imagine that was quite an exciting day. >> i'm sure that was an exciting day but for both of them.
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>> a clarification, please. >> thank you, gayle. >> still very nice. it's a very nice deal for the obamas. i'm gayle king with john dickerson and alex wagner is here. we're in good hands. norah is on assignment for "60 minutes." students and teachers in class at stoneman douglas high school for the first time since 17 people were killed on valentine's day. police guided students to the school in parkland, florida, when doors reopened there this morning. >> samantha grady a junior who was shot in the chest during the attack told us it's hard to go back, but it's also important. >> i'm going to be thinking like, okay, sam, calm down, it's going to be okay, i'm just going to be reassuring myself. there's no barrier that is strong enough to hold us. we can do this. we can overcome that fear and overcome all of that, you know, all the emotion that we feel. >> another student told us students want the school to be remembered as a place where the kids took a stand and changed something. president trump will meet
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with republican and democratic members of congress today to discuss potential gun control legislation. the president says he supports raising the age limit to legally buy certain firls. school safety policy proposals could be unveiled this week. west virginia democratic senator joe manchin will attend the white house meeting. five years ago he cosponsored a bill with senator pat toomey a republican, to expand background checks and strengthen the national background check database and spoke with us at the time. >> this is a great step. we've closed down the loopholes on gun shows and stopped any so-called loopholes on internet sales and gotten ahold of what we've done and done it right. >> the senate rejected that measure twice. senator joe manchin is with us from capitol hill. senator, good morning. >> good morning, john. >> in these debates about guns in america what often happens from gun right supporters they say none of the measures that are being put forward would have done anything to stop the attack that they are being offered in
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response to. in everything that's been discussed is there something you see that is a response and would have done something to perhaps prevent or stopped what happened? >> john, i just think the mindset changed. we're seeing a movement we've never seen before. i thought when you and i probably went to school the most thing we feared about were we ready for our math or english test and how well would we do on it. now they're concerned about their own safety and chirn in the school system in west virginia and i'm concerned and i think everyone else, these kids have spoken up, corporate america has woke up and people want common sense and want things that make common sense. the manchin-toomey bill did not threaten the second amendment rights it protected the second amendment rights but said if there's a commercial transaction and you don't know that person don't you think we ought to have a background check if you go to a gun show or on the internet where the al qaeda and the terrorists have said if you want
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to do harm want to get arms, go into the gun show. we're talking about changing the loopholes in commercial sales, wherever they may happen. gun shows and internet sales. >> background checks weren't at issue in this case, were they, and you talk about the uprising and voices of the students on this issue, what they want is some action on the ar-15s and do you think anything is going to happen in that category? >> >> the republicans control the house and senate and they control the white house and the political reality that we're living in today, is that president trump does not get behind something they won't have the cover they think or feel comfortable with as far as voting. so we're going to go to the white house today. i'm going to lay out the piece of legislation, pat toomey will be there, john cornyn, the bill part over bill, but john has come out with it separately and pulled it aside we're for all of that strengthening as far as making sure the data base has been updated and we're doing
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everything that we can to identify a threat. and so many signals were missed there. that can't happen. so there's a lot of things that we can build off of, but, you know, bump stock is a no-brainer. the president talked about that. there's so many things that can be done that make sense. why we're not doing anything doesn't make sense. >> you said there are so many things that don't make sense and they don't go forward. let's talk about people being woke as you said a minute ago, the teenagers are speaking up. it does feel different this time. dick's sporting goods will no longer sell assault rifles at their stores and won't sell any type of gun to anyone under the age of 21. what do you think about that as a member of the nra? >> here's the thing, gayle. that's the market, responding. the market has to move. an old saying follow the money. well if the market believes that this is the direction they're going to go to capture and keep their base, i buy at dick's sporting goods and will continue to shop there and buy there. i've always done that. so they took a position, they
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think that that's a position they can take and sustain. there will be others. when you see airlines and all this going on right now and different companies, dissociating themselves they're saying the nra that i knew growing up was the nra that taught you on safety. how to be responsible. this is what we're asking for again. we're asking the leadership of the nra come on, come back to the reality of what we started. there's an old saying dance with who brung you. we learned how to do things responsibly let's go back to that. >> do you think assault rifles should be banned? >> you know o than i've said this, i don't own an ar-15 or do i think i have a need to buy one. that's me personally. i have other friends who own them and they have never done anything or nor do they intend to do anything harmful. that's a tough one there, but there's not the votes here to do away with that gayle. that's the political reality we're dealing with. >> senator manchin, you have a re-election bid coming up. we will be keeping eyes on in 2018. thanks for your time. >> alex, thank you. but you know what, the election,
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just do your thing, do the right thing. the best politics is good government. do the right thing. it will work out. >> thanks, senator manchin. good luck at your meeting today. >> thank you. ahead an emotional reunion for marines returning home after a ninth-month deployment in afghanistan. >> i saw them as the bus pumlle up. when you're that small 9 months is a quarter of his life.
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we've all seen emotional videos of our men and women in the military coming home to their families. we don't see the challenges they face as they transition back to normal life. in our series "coming home" we
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follow the lives of our nation's bravest. more than 16 years after the u.s. involvement there began. of the 2.7 million men and women who served in iraq and afghanistan, more than half were deployed at least twice. jan crawford spoke with three marines who recently returned home. jan, good morning. >> good morning. you know less than 10% of americans have served in the military and this conflict may have faded from people's memories so we talked with three marines about their experiences and what it's like when they come back home. >> the images never get old. the joy, love and relief of coming home. >> for the marines of task 4 southwest the sacrifices to get to this moment started almost a year ago when arrived at helmand province. >> to assume this mission. >> reporter: captain tamara watkins and paul rivera and ethan krumnow were part of the
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first unit to set foot in the region since combat operations ended in 2014. with 13 overseas deployments between them they are from different backgrounds. a texas transplant with more than 20 years experience. a wisconsin family man who has flown missions in iraq and afghanistan. and a logistics officer who joined rotc during college in florida part of the roughly 8% of the corps that's female. all have felt a similar call to serve. >> i always wanted to be in the military. >> started with a childhood dream. >> reporter: the purpose of the most recent mission and one of the country's bloodiest regions with the help achg forces regain the up haernds over tppened ove >> why are we still in afghanistan? >> they need our help and we have the capacity to do it. >> after nine months it was time go home. a day long journey to camp lejeune. >> i want to cry and scream and
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hold him. >> reporter: where anxious families were waiting. >> welcome home daddy. >> reporter: our cameras followed the meticulous process of their four-hour re-entry overseen by was kins. >> then an hour-long bus ride full of anticipation. >> been staring at the same 9-month-old photos of them. it will sink in going to pick them up. the first deployment that they remember. it's challenging sometimes. >> we had our breakdown moments every once in a while, of course, of course, but we handled it. >> reporter: finally the moment. >> i can see him. >> i saw them as the bus pulled up they were standing there and made a sign and stuff. our son couldn't get over the sound of my voice. why does your voice sound like that. that's what it always sound like. >> we heard you only on the phone. >> when you're that small 9 months is a quarter of his life. >> what is the hardest thing to miss these past nine months? >> the hugs. that's something i didn't really
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remember missing. >> the feeling. >> the feel you can touch them now. >> ready to watch "star wars." >> yeah. >> before they could set until the marines must first brief their superiors in washington. >> here's what we did and saw and value added to hear it straight from the source. >> reporter: we sat down inside the pentagon while their mission was still fresh. >> i think you have to look at the big picture as a whole, what we do on the small level affects everything that is larger. >> reporter: their service has meant missing mile stones of their lives. >> happy anniversary, honey. >> hi, dad, happy birthday. >> reporter: in 2010 krumnow was stationed overseas. when his wife gave birth to their first baby girl. >> she was 7 months pregnant when i left. that was rough. like you just feel like i'm not holding up my end of the deal. you have to do this on your own. >> your feet hit american soil and then there's a baby. >> yeah. >> there's a little adjustment there because i'm basically a stranger. >> how do you re-enter their lives and become dad again. >> the biggest thing is mom has been running the show for nine
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months you're now there and look at me, as soon as mom starts you need to get this done, i'll pop my head around the corner and then they see me and they're like dad is there now. >> reporter: even without children a return to regular life is an adjustment. >> i think i spent two hours the first time i went into the grocery store. i walked as slow as possible. i looked at every item. >> everything but tc. >> like gym, work, sleep, eat. and that's like the four things for nine months. so when you come back you have all these things you can do almost to an overwhelming extent. >> reporter: as active duty marines all three could deploy again. >> nobody is exes cited to leave their family, but you also know if there is a job that has to be done you want to be the one to get called up for it. >> that's the attitude, right? if there's a job you guys are ready to do it? >> absolutely. >> reporter: and the next time that call comes, the promise of coming home will sustain them. >> just take a step back to the sidelines for a second and watch
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everyone else receive their family in that moment it is genuinely one of the happiest times. >> now, after a short break the journey will continue for tease three marines. captain watkins plans to move to california where the marps will help her get a masters degree in operational analysis and major krumnow will rejoin his unit in north carolina and go back to flying and major rivera will get new orders which probably mean his family will pick up and relocate. we will check back in to see what the next few months will look like for all of these three marines. >> have to come up with a whole new emotional architecture for being back at home when the father said i'm a stranger. >> and it's like the child, his kid didn't recognize his voice because he heard him on skype. >> yeah. >> and two hours in the grocery store. all the choices before you. jan, this is a great story. if this story touched you like all of us here let us know on twitter. find us @cbsthismorning, #coming
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♪ ♪ i love it britain's young royals are making their first official joint appearance together this morning. so that's prince harry and fiancee meghan markle and prince william and his wife kate. roxana saberi is outside london's snowy kensington palace with a highly anticipated joint engagement all four together. good morning. >> good morning. this snowstorm didn't stop prince harry and megan from leaving their cottage here to join william and kate across town. they're highlighting the work of the royal foundation set up by the two princes in 2011 to support their charities of
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choice. aftering me megan marries harry in may she will join as the fourth patron. what will happen? well megan says she'll bring issues like gender equality to the table. >> you'll often hear people say you're helping women find their voices and i fundamentally disagree with that because women don't need to find a voice. they have a voice. they need to feel empowered to use it and people need to be encouraged to listen. >> the foundation supports 14 charities, tackling issues like mental health and wildlife conservation. before megan can share the workload she has something else to take care of. >> i guess we wait a couple months and then we can hit the ground running but up until then i'm pretty excited. >> like you said, wedding first. >> of course everyone here is looking forward to may 19th when the four will officially become a family. alex, hopefully the weather will be better then. >> may 19th, mark the calendar. roxana saberi in london thanks.
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ahead the importance of story telling to the black experience immigration officials confirm... agents detained 150 people in a, in the past few days. good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. federal immigration officials confirm agents detained 150 people in northern california in the past few days. they also criticized oakland mayor libby schaaf for warning the public about the impending raids. the san jose city council has improved an ambitious climate plan. the goals are to reduce greenhouse gases as defined in the paris climate accord, produce more solar power and lower per capita water consumption. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. we are tracking an accident that's keeping 280 riders very slow and in the red. this is in the southbound direction as you approach 380. the crash is just before 380 has one lane blocked and it is backed up to about serramonte boulevard at this point. you have about 15 minutes to 380. if you are trying to get to sfo, give yourself some extra time. 101 third near bayshore traffic congested in both directions in and out south san francisco. the 280 extension and the 6th street off-ramp, you can see it's backing up. at the bay bridge toll plaza on the other side of the bridge, we have the big backup.
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metering lights still on, just about 25 minutes into san francisco. let's check in with neda on the forecast. ever changing sky across mount vaca, now we are starting to see a darker cloud out there and some low-level clouds, as well. so yes, the storm is acomin'. it's on its way. it's just to the north of our region now. gray skies for san francisco but sunny in san francisco 41 degrees there. 47 for san francisco. santa rosa 33. livermore 35. you had as a very cold start to the day. hi-def doppler showing moisture to the north and look what's on the way. there's a lot of moisture from the gulf of alaska. tonight through saturday morning rainfall and a lot of snow and tomorrow we'll be dealing with some very gusty winds up to 45 miles per hour. and that's going to come along with all of that rain. so downpours and windy will not make for an easy drive tomorrow morning especially. we also have to deal with 7 feet of snow at the sierra at the peaks, 3 to 5 feet across the ski resorts. and i'm an arborist
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." we'll stop in the green room because only two people in this entire building have won gold medal. there they are. kikkan randall and jessie diggins. good to see you both. >> kikkan, jessie? >> over here guys. >> they're busy. >> they got stuff to do. they're still celebrating and they'll join us at the table and talk about win withing a gold. let's get to world cup two, usa. >> right before that we'll show you some of this morning's headlines. the verge reports that the
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mobile payment ven moe over alleged bad security and transactions practice. as part of the proposed deal venmo is required to make specific disclosures and it will be subject to third party compliance assessments for the next ten years. last year venmo nearly doubled to $35 million. the "the wall street journal" reports amazon acquired ring which makes wi-fi connected video door bells. the $1 billion deal gives amazon a bigger foot hold in the growing internet home security business. it's amazon's second largest acquisition after whole foods last year. ring ceo pitched his smart door bell idea on the reality show shark tank last year. >> it's really not an internet play, it's a consumer device. >> i don't think it's for me. >> the show's judges turned him down. >> he said but i'm going to make this thing a success and he did. "the washington post" reports that dolly parton just donated her 100th million book.
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it went to the library of congress. she's the founder of a nonprofit organization that doe natures books to children from birth to kindergarten. yesterday parten said the only book she had growing up was the bielk. 72-year-old dolly parton joked that she had never thought about being the book lady that's what they call her these days. you can't judge a book by its cover. >> right on, dolly. and the detroit free press says, blue ice in michigan straights of mackinaw is attracting photographers looking for the perfect shot. some more than 30 feet tall are piling up along the waterway when the lake ice is clear with no bubbles in it allows light to penetrate and reflect the water below. that's what makes the ice look blue. >> pretty shade. the legacy of storytelling in the african-american black community is rich and it's historic. this morning in recognition of black history month, we hear from leading voices about the impact of stories through
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history as well as their personal experiences that inspired them. they include civil rights icon and congressman john lewis, writer and director rewilson, act jessie woodson, jason reynolds and actress and dance are debbie allen. >> i think the first time i realized i was black and that nent something was hearing james brown say, say it loud, i'm black and i'm proud. we can say this. i am proud. >> say it loud! >> it was a moment of realizing that black was beautiful and having come from the south and coming from a jim crow south into that moment it was everything. >> i saw the sign that said white men, colored men, white
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women, colored women. i knew that i was different. we have to tell the story. we have to make it plain so people can feel it. so people can be inspired. >> there were always barriers and glass ceilings and wooden and iron doors to get through. you can't get caught up in the madness of hat and anger. you won't get there. the creative spirit has to live in a space of joy and light, not darkness. >> think about the fact that i get to be a writer born from a lineage of people who were not supposed to read. how can i not be overcome with joy and overcome with pride. >> it was illegal for us to read and write in this country for quite a while for centuries, in fact, and punishable by death
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and far worse. we had to be creative and to figure out ways to communicate and survive and if you're lucky thrive and have moments of fleeting joy and pleasure and expression. >> it is part of the tradition coming all the way back from africa, the grio was the one that kept the history and storytellers. >> with that storytelling, the civil rights movement would have been like a bird without wings. >> we understood it because we were seeing black men lynched and hung from trees and people water hosed down, dogs and for a young person that kind of violence coming to you from the authority, that was terrorism. it made you feel empowered that you stood up and that you weren't afraid. >> i think there were stories actually do is they fortify that which is the culture.
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the more stories that we have about us the more that we share them with ourselves and with the world at large, i believe, the more enboldened we are as a people. >> we've been doing this for hundreds of years, this is just using the new kind of accessibility, using the new venues. >> it's important to me to find ways to allow others the opportunity to discover the humanity and the necessity sadly for full citizenship for black pane brown folks in this community and a tool to do that and a tool i can do that is storytelling. >> my coming to writing was both an active resistance because how dare me not be on the pages and a desire to not have my experience of spending many years not seeing myself on the pages happen for another young
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person. >> i grew up as spiderman, batman and you had to find somebody to identify with and it required more imagination in a way because you could relate to qualities versus physicality when i have kids they'll always have "black panther." that's a radical position. they'll always have a hero that looks like them. they don't have to reach. >> when i look back to that moment of saying i'm black and i'm proud, and thinking, of course i am. of course this is the truth. i've known i wanted to be a writer all my life but it really informed how i was going to write and how i was going tory it without apology. i was going to write without apology about being unapologetically black. >> unapologetically black. it's so important to know your history and tell your story. i wish black history month was incorporated all yearlong and it
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wasn't just one month, the shortest month, by the way, 28 days. it was incorporated through all of the year that it just became a thing that was incorporated in daily lives and in conversations. >> because the black experience is fundamentally the american experience. >> that's exactly, right alex. >> that's why roots was the story of an american family and there was a systematic efforts to smash stories and split up their roots and stories are the key to regaining identity. >> it's important to see stories and see people that look like you that represent you that's why bla"black panther" is so hu >> i'll buy tickets to all the sequels. >> it's a very important conversation. for more of this conversation follow at "cbs this morning" on instagram, twitter and facebook. you'll see cbs news correspondent sharing what black history means to them and you can give us your own stories using the #myblackhistory.
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>> the cross country skiing team just brought home gold for the first time ever and jessie
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jesse . jesse diggins. the first ever cross-country gold medal for the u.s. that what an awesome moment that was. that was the second the team usa made olympic history by bringing home the first most gold medal. jessie diggins and kikkan randall beat sweden by .0019. it came if the second time. the only other american to medal was bill koch. he won back in 1976. they're with us at the table. good morning and congratulations, ladies. >> thank you. whoo. >> tell me because i will never know the feeling myself. what is it like to win your first gold medal? >> better than we could have ever imagined.
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i mean we've been looking forward to this and the cross-country team for a long, long time. we've known it's possible. to finally put it together and get the validation to be able to represent our team, it's a dream come true. >> they zrieshing it, alex, as a david and goliath moment, this was astonishing what you have done. >> it was intimidating for sure. okay. here's the girl who won the world championships last year and the swedish girl won the olympic gold in the sprint event earlier that week so you're going up against serious heavy hitters, but i really believe in our team and our chances and we just -- i mean you know when your body feels invincible when you're in the best shape of your life and you have to go for it. >> when your body feels invincible. >> and what can one do to get there. >> yeah. >> did you know that at any point during the race or just
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after that moment. what's the name of the lunge at the end called? does it have a special name? >> the lunge. >> that was jessie's special. >> did you know going through what it was going to be or did you not know until it was all over, this is going to be the gold medal win? >> we had a great day together leading into the race, created a really good vibe. our teammates were with us all throughout the day. we watched our favorite "glee" clips before the race. we pulled on our relay socks which became a tradition and jessie did the face paint. the glitter. the plan was to ski a smart clean race. never talked about the medals but kind of new deep down if we put the right day together, anything was possible. >> all the olympic sport reese choir grueling training but cross-country skiing even to the lay man is hard stuff. you have a 2-year-old. how did you do that? you're the only mother on team
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usa. >> it truly is an amazing lifestyle. yes it takes years and years to get to the top. it's a full-time commitment and being a mom now, i've got to manage that with a toddler, but overall, i've got this amazing community of support around me. my team is helping raise my son. so the fact that we get to do it as a family and taking him out there, carrying him on my back has really helped me get stronger than ever. >> you consider called it the nordic lifestyle but you're hoping, the team is hoping it gets national attention and people in this country will have a greater understanding and greater appreciate for what you do. you think world cup usa? >> that's my biggest dream is to get to compete in the states on home soil bringing the world cup back here. it would be the coolest thing because it would really inspire the next generation and she them that, yes, it is possible and we've known for a long time it's possible, but being able to bring the gold metals back and
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share with everyone and get everyone to see the world cup right there. >> but key can inspired you. you asked for her autograph when you were 10 in. >> 16. >> do you remember seeing her for the first time, key can, and thinking, what about her? >> i did. i was onside the course and i saw this little ponytail come skiing down the trail. i had no idea who she was but i immediately recognized she had the right energy. i thought, that girl is going to be good some day. i didn't know three years later she would be on the same championship team as me and i never envisioned we'd be on the team to win gold for team usa. >> i think about you, jessie, to admire somebody and she's a pure colleague of yours. >> i feel like the luckiest girl in the world with these big sisters and role models and this ski family in my life that i never could have had if i wasn't a cross-country skier and i'm sure i was super annoying them pestering them with so many
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questions, what do you do between the spring heats? are you sleeping right now? what is happening? what should i do? what sock should i wear? what foot does the stripe go on? it's so cool to have the chance now to be able to pass that on and to get the one to be answering questions instead of just answering them all the time. >> can i ask you a question now? how does this all start? people know about the bunny slopes for downhill. say i wanted to start. how did this start for you? >> it's so cool because cross-country skiing similar to running, maybe not everyone can do it at the olympic level but at the entry level, anyone can do it. like you said earlier maybe not everyone can take a bobsled run or go off a ski jump but everyone can try cross-country skiing. my parents were super into it. when i was a baby, they were skiing around me with their back pang and i was pulling on my dads hair and telling him mush. >> thanks to you ladies there
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will be a new generation of skiers. congratulations. go team usa. you can hear more of "cbs this morning" on apple's podcasts. join us. to learn more with
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this morning we must congrat lake sally-ann roberts on her 40-year career. she started in 1977. she coanchored channel 4's eyewitness news for more than 25 years helping to make it one of the highest rated "morning news"cats in the country. if she looks familiar, in 2012 she donated bone marrow to her sister robin roberts over at
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gma. she says she looks to continue serving the community and
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call your travel agent or rocky mountaineer for special offers now. shot and killed by san francisco police officers will hold a news conference. "luis sears good morning. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. this afternoon, the family of a man shot and killed by san francisco police officers will hold a news conference. luis "gongora pat" was shot and killed in april 2016 by his tent near 19th and shotwell streets. a san francisco supervisor is demanding answers over nonworking fire call boxes. supervisor peskin says out of the 2,000 call boxes in san francisco, dozens are out of service. the board of supervisors is expected to discuss the problem today. cupertino-based apple plans to launch a network of medical clinics for its workers and their families. services could be available as soon as this spring. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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we are tracking a slow ride for drivers heading along the 280 extension due to a new accident. this is northbound 280 right at 6th street. it's blocking a lane. certainly not helping that slow ride heading into the city which always backs up this time of morning. king street slow, as well. if you choose to use 101 heading into san francisco, here's a live look. this is 101 right near the 80
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interchange there. traffic a little congested but it's actually moving at the limit in both directions. different story over on the other side of the bridge. this is the bay bridge toll plaza. 25 minutes heading into san francisco from the maze. metering lights remain on and that backup continues to stretch both along the eastshore freeway right as you approach powell. let's check in with neda now. okay. taking a look at the dark clouds. yes, it's gray out there now except in san jose. it's still sunny. but we are starting to see clouds rolling in from the north. so pretty gray skies around the bay. temperatures in san francisco 47, 46 in san jose where that sun is shining and santa rosa 38. so you will be first in line, santa rosa, for the rain. hi-def doppler showing to the north so eureka getting some of it but it's churning up and picking up and picking up moisture from the gulf of alaska coming towards up. up to 3 inches of rainfall in the area. we'll see strong gusty winds and several feet of snow in the high sierra.
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