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average in the east bay. >> cool in the studio, too. chilly! >> we are going to keep you updated on the election results own air and online. ♪[ music ] ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, june 6th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." the sister of kate spade tells cbs news she believes mental illness played a role in the famed designer's tragic death. this morning there an outpouring of grief who helped find chic but affordable lifestyle for millions of women. the education department scrambles to explain we betsy devos said a commission on school safety is not focusing on the role of guns. and a historic night in california where a judge was voted out after giving a short sentence to a stanford athlete
convicted of sexual assault. lava in hawaii destroyed hundreds of homes. and eruption in guatemala forces evacuation there. and a woman punched by the police on a beach gives her first interview with us and why they're not going to charge any officers. >> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. she was a world-renowned fashion designer, especially known for her handbags. >> kate spade stuns fans. >> her sister said she was struggling with mental illness. >> the last person you would think would take her life. at the white house a government contractor was taken into custody when he showed up for work. turns out he was wanted for attempted murder. >> the biggest primary night of the year. >> voters in eight states cast their ballots in contests that could reshape congress. >> it happened with more
eruptions of a volcano in guatemala as authorities had to order more people from their homes. >> they've been digging for days now, there are still several bodies to be found. >> education director betsy devos said the federal commission on safety won't be looking at guns. a soldier stow an armored military vehicle. >> and "all that mattered" -- >> you seem to be offended about this thing when your behavior was the most famous example of a powerful man misbehaving in my lifetime. >> people need to know, i apologize. i understand it. i'm lives with the consequences. >> on "cbs this morning." >> apple was unveiled the excites new features. >> there's a group video chat with as many as 32 people on face time. >> 32 people on face time? what is that? i feel like somehow it's going to turn into me with 31 screens of my mom, like i don't
understand! i'll be like stop calling me on every line! >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" presented by toyota. let's go places. >> i don't want to talk to2 people at one time under any circumstances. we'll begin with the stunning news, it was stunning when we first heard the news about kate spade. i thought i was reading it wrong. >> i think people gasped and were stunned. >> that's where we begin tonight, the very terrible story about the death of kate spade. the sister of the fashion designer says she may have taken her own life because of a struggle with mental illness. spade was found dead yesterday in her new york apartment by her housekeeper. her sister said in an e-mail to "cbs this morning" she believes her sister suffered from bipolar disorder. she wrote this, it finally took its toll on her. a very tragic and sad ending to the life and very colorful and
dliegtsfu f delightful being. >> kate spade's aspirational but affordable designs influenced popular culture. anna wintour said there was a moment when you couldn't walk a block in new york without seeing one of her bags which were just like her, colorful and unpretentious and u.s. ambassador nikki haley said the death of spade is a stark reminder we never know the struggles of a person regardless of their outward persona. jericka duncan is outside of kate spade in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the motto for kate spade's fashion line is live colorfully. but beneath that exterior saying spade was wrestles with financial and family issues. police say a housekeeper found kate hanging from a red scarf to her doorknob in the bedroom. her husband andy was home at the
time. she left a suicide note to her 13-year-old daughter telling her it was not her fault. >> the contents of the note as well as the physical state of the apartment and the comments of the witness lent to the credibility it is an apparent suicide. >> reporter: her family said in a statement, we're all devastated and we love her and miss her terribly. kate's sister reta saffo says the designer may have suffered from bipolar disorder. saffo tells "cbs this morning" she tried numerous times to get her help. >> i think women do want something that's interesting. >> reporter: the 55-year-old became a fashion industry darling in the '90s with her whimsical style. >> some color, some texture, some prints. i don't know, i think something a little more interesting but also elegant. >> reporter: she and her husband andy built a fashion empire around her signature handbags counti ining celebrities like e kemper behind her line.
>> she put forth sort of an aspirational line where you thought, oh, i want to be like thatchic, pulled together, a new york lady, and then i can. >> reporter: kate stepped away from the limelight after selling her company in 2007 but she recently mounted a comeback. >> i personally -- i love that andy took off a good nine years raising my daughter and absolutely adored every moment of it. >> reporter: police say she may have taken her own life because of money and marital problems. >> she and andy were a team. they were adorable together. >> reporter: fern mallis was shocked by dherth. death. >> i just went, what? the last person you would think would take her life. >> reporter: spade's brother-in-law david spade tweeted out this picture at this book signing said i love this pic of her so pretty. it's a rough world out there people. now kate spade's death has
brought a lot of attention to mental health and awareness, if you do need help, you can go to the national suicide prevention hotline. it's 1-800-273-8255. norah? >> all right, jericka. thank you. you know, the reaction to this is a reminder that suicide rates are going up, and i looked into the number of suicides, now twice that of homicides. i saw a lot of women online that said the best thing i ever did was get treated for depression and anxiety. it probably saved my life. there is a secondary conversation going on after the shock of what happened about how to get treatment. >> and it's so important, i keep thinking about her little daughter. i can't say i know kate spade but i met her several times. she was always so bright and sparkly. it just shows you you never know what's going on. i hope in some way as horrible as this is it will, norah, open the conversation in saying you can and should get help. i can't help but they of the despair she must have felt that this was the only option she
had. this is so upsetting to me. >> and those of us who are friends with people we think are keeping a brave face, we need to approach them. it's not the person who's hurting who needs help but we need to find a way in. >> well said. a maryland man arrested when he showed up for work at the white house. the secret service arrested 29-year-old martese edwards was arrested at a checkpoint after police learned he was wanted for a shooting. paula reid has more. edwards was cleared to works a national security here. >> reporter: good morning. edwards was arrested right here when he showed up for work yesterday. the secret service said it was notified on monday that edwards was wanted on an outstanding warrant for first-degree attempted murder out of prince george's county, maryland. according to police, the
a warrant was issued may 17th and entered into the national registry the next day. yesterday, around noon, edwards showed up for work and was arrested outside the entrance. the secret service checks against a criminal database. that check doesn't happen ever time somebody walks through the gate. it's not known exactly what edwards did at the white house or how many times he came to work since that warrant was issued three weeks ago. john? >> paula, thanks. the federal commission on school safety will hold its first public forum in washington. its chairman, education secretary betsy devos, caused a stir at the senate hearing yesterday when she said the commission is not considering gun-related safety issues. weijia jiang is also at the white house this morning. weijia, good morning. >> good morning, john. secretary devos and the administration argues that school safety means much more than just gun control, but that commission was specifically tanked with looking at a wide range of solutions to address
the problem of school shootings. and gun control was certainly one of them. >> it is the focus of this administration. >> reporter: secretary betsy devos was grilled yesterday by democratic senator patrick leahy about how the federal school safety commission is looking at the role of guns in school violence. >> will your commission look at the role of firearms as it relates to gun violence in our schools? >> that is not part of the commission's charge, per se. >> so you're studying gun violence and not the role of guns? >> we're studied children and how they're safe at school. >> reporter: a spokesperson tried to clarify what betsy devos was saying. that the commission is looking all tasked by the president which originally looked at ages on firearms. that commission was created by president trump after a deadly school shooting that took 17 lives on valentine's day in parkland, florida. >> it should have been one school shooting and we should have fixed it. >> reporter: parents pleaded, and the president promised to push new school safety measures.
>> we're fighting hard for you, and we will not stop. >> reporter: back in march the secretary told "60 minutes" school safety was an urgent matter. >> i have actually been asked to head up a task force that will really look at what states are doing. >> do you feel a sense of urgency? >> yes. >> because this sounds like talking. >> no. there is a sense of urgency indeed. >> reporter: and recently the administration has pointed to the commission as a solution. last week press secretary sarah sanders held back tears after a 13-year-old asked about preventing school shooting. >> there is nothing that can be more terrifying for a kid to go to school and not feel same i'm sorry you feel that way. the school safety commission that the president convened is meeting this week. again, an official meeting to discuss the best ways forward. >> reporter: now that public hearing for later today comes as
concerns mount over how effective this commission really is. the four-person group has only met a handful of times, and it does not plan to issue any kind of report until the end of the year. gayle? >> all right, weijia. got it. thank you very much. they are still counting votes this morning in a series of primary election that's could determine who controls congress next year. eight states held their primaries yesterday. the most important race was in california, which is 12% of all u.s. how seats. democrats are trying to flip seven seats where republicans were voted in in 2017 but also preferred hillary clinton for president. ed o'keefe is here to sort it all out. good morning. >> good morning, guys. california uses an open system where the top two voters move on regardless of party. democrats at large feel the republicans may overwhelm voters for both spots but those fears seem to have been avoided. >> america's future is still
being defined by california's present. >> reporter: in his victory speech tuesday night, democrat gavin newsom, front-runner for governor, highlighted the role the governor will play. the house needed 23 to gain control. with the results still coming in, it looks like the democrats made it on the ballot in all of california's potential swing districts. that will help the party as it looks for pickup opportunities nationwide. inner parts of the country it was a good night for female candidates. a win would make her the state's second latina executive but she faces a tough fight against gop congressman steve pearce. in minnesota they hope to make kristi noem the first, pitting her against billie sutton. but in alabama four term congresswoman martha robey was
challenged in the republican primary and forced into a runoff election. robey was the first gop person of congress to take back her endorsement of then candidate donald trump following the release of that now infamous "hollywood access" tape. more signs of how women are doing. some can make even more history. in new mexico, democrat deb haaland is seeking to become the first native-american women elected to congress. and in california, yonge kim hopes to be the first american korean woman elected to congress. >> how are the results shaping up to you? >> we at cbs say they're at a toss-up. >> thanks. good to have you at the table. guatemala's disaster agency ordered new evacuations after a sign of volcanic activity. at least 75 people are dead from the explosion in the volcan de
fuego. 192 people are listed as missing. the volcano sits about 30 miles from the capital of guatemala city, home to about 3 million people. manuel bojorquez is near hard hit el rodeo. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. torrential downpours overnight caused new toxic flows to seep on to the streets. it's part of the reason roads like this have been blocked. and get this, eight to ten moderate explosions per hour hampering rescue efforts. on tuesday, the mini eruptions tempered a new wave of moderate ruptures per hour, hampering rescue efforts. on tuesday the mini eruptions triggered a new wave of evacuations, a reminder of the volcano's wrath. but the sudden eruptions didn't stop courageous rescue crews, even though in some areas teams had to run from toxic ash to safety. this is the military bringing more and more people in. and this is the town, one of the
hardet hit, and we see police and fire, paramedics, as well as everyday people trying to figure out how they can help. colonel oscar perez figueroa. >> have you ever seen destruction like this? >> no, this is the first time in history. >> reporter: to get a better sense of the devastation, we went up in a helicopter with the guatemalaen military. we spotted a team of rescuers working through the dangerous conditions. from up here you can see the flow of lava went for miles. what we're told is you cannot travel the usual route. as the chance for finding survivors fades many are still hope tell to reunite with their loved ones. we spoke with martina perez calderon, a mother desperately searching for her daughter. no bun knows how they are doing saysf they are still alive, she the is no pain like having to
look for your child. the deadly flow can reach more than 700 degrees in some areas making search and rescue efforts nearly impossible. and with the rain mixing with knee-deep ash in some areas the search for survivors is that much more difficult. >> manuel bojorquez doing incredible reporting there in guatemala. thank you. the kilauea volcano in hawaii destroyed hundreds more homes in two oceanfront communities. draur ma'am dramatic aerial video shows rivers of lava spewing from the volcano. the flows wiped out communities. all 490 homes are believed to have been lost. these two pictures were taken two days apart. the lava filled in all of kapoho bay extending nearly a mile from the coastline. lonnie quinn shows how the volcano compares to the one in guatemala.
lonny, good morning. >> well, volcan de fuego and kilauea are very different. volcan de fuego is nay rower. when it breaks through the earth at a number of different openings, composite volcanos will erupt violently. most of the eruptions have traveled 30 miles underground and it breaks through the earth. composite volcanos will erupt violently and primarily out of that one main event. and the lava causing all the damage is maybe 250 feet in the air. that's because all of that pressure is spread out through a number of different openings. it's got a consistency of like thick maple syrup. it only moves half a mile per hour. the eruption in volcan de fuego entirely different, it reached 47,000 feet in the air.
you got to think of this as a flash flood filled with rocks and ash and just speeds down the mountain at 50 miles an hour. outrunning something like this is an impossibility. people die when they escape it at 1,000 degrees. it's going to burn or destroy everything in its path. eventually this turns into dense mud. one thing that they both have in common, the danger is not done yet. in volcan de fuego if it rains it going to cause landslides. scientists think they could continue for another month if not two months more. john? >> i feel like i went to my favorite science class. >> great explanation. former president clinton is mad at himself for the way he answered questions about monica lewinsky. ahead, how he tried to clear up
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francisco is still too close to call. london breed earned more votes than any other candidate. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. the mayoral race in san francisco is too close to call. london breed earned more votes than any other candidate. but with san francisco's complicated ranked choice system, mark leno whose slight lead. the vase so close, yet to be counted mail-in votes could make the difference bay area voters are willing to pay to fight traffic. regional measure 3 appears likely to pass. the measure will raise tolls on state-owned bridges by $3 by 2025, not including the golden gate. stay with us; a look at traffic and weather in just a moment. i'm neda iranpourâ let
good morning. we're tracking slowdowns towards the bay bridge toll plaza. this is 80 at mcbryde. that's about 35 minutes heading westbound. we did have an earlier crash near powell that has been cleared. the damage is done. a crash northbound 880 approaching the maze a car and semi. no major backup so far. here's a live look at the surf line camera at pacifica and that cooler ocean air contributing to cooler air on land. that's what we are noticing. that's what we're feeling out there. temperatures in the low 50s for san francisco. san jose 54. santa rosa 50. marine layer not burning off until 10 a.m. for most of you, lingering at the coast. warm later this week, hot next week.
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morning. the u.s. has more job openings than workers to fill them for the first time since the government began recording the data in 2000. job openings hit nearly 6.7 million at the end of april. that compares to 6.3 million unemployed americans that month. the number of jobless people dropped even further in may to just over 6 million. economists say the historic gap and worker shortage will likely keep growing. amazon is no longer selling cloud pets. the smart toy hackers have used to spy on children. the stuffed animals use voice recordings and bluetooth to connect online. last year hackers gained access to e-mails, passwords, and voice recordings from children. the breach affected more than 800,000 people. mozilla recently identified new security vulnerabilities. walmart and target also stopped selling the toy. earlier this morning, an astronaut and two other crew members blasted off for the
international space station. this is a the former flight surgeon's first flight to space. she'll study how time and orbit affects human bones and what that could mean for osteoporosis treatment. they'll spend six months at the space station before returning. in a historic move, northern california voters have recalled a judge from office over a controversial sentencing decision. the associated press projects that nearly 60% of voters in santa clara county chose to remove the judge. he's the first california judge to be recalled in 86 years. he was targeted for giving a short jail sentence to brock turner, the former stanford university swimmer convicted of sexual assault with the intent to commit rape. john blackstone is in palo alto with reaction. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this case drew outrage from around the world, but the recall campaign also raised questions
about judicial independence. as soon as the vote count began last night, the trend was obvious. judge persky was likely to lose his job here. >> women are standing up and saying enough is enough. >> reporter: it was a night of victory for stanford law professor michelle dobber, who led a chain for nearly two years to remove the judge. >> sexual violence and violence against women is a voting issue. >> reporter: dobber harnessed widespread -- turner was freed from county jail after serving just three months of his six-month sentence for sexually assaulting a woman following a fraternity party at stanford. her searing statement about the impact of sexual assault was read to turner in court and widely shared. >> i accept responsibility for every decision that i've made as a judge. >> reporter: in his only television interview before the recall vote, he defended the
sentence. >> you did have some idea before you passed the sentence that it would be a controversial sentence. >> yes. and by my ethical constraints, by the rule of law, i had to completely tune that out. >> reporter: persky's supporters insist the judge should not be held hostage to public opinion. >> this recall is a very serious threat to judicial independence. >> reporter: this retired superior court judge campaigned to keep persky on the bench. >> they're targeting a judge with no history or track record of bias who did nothing wrong and made a lawful decision, and they have succeeded in taking his job away. >> reporter: but dobber stands by her campaign. tuesday night, she ended it with the words turner's victim read in court. >> to girls everywhere, we are with you. on nights when you feel alone, we are with you. >> reporter: kordell said she spoke with persky last night and
while he's disappointed with the vote, he's doing okay. he's a licensed attorney and can practice the law. but she worries the vote sends a message to judges everywhere that if you do your job, people don't like it, you could be fired. >> john blackstone, thanks. bill clinton is responding to a backlash for saying he did not believe he owed monica lewinsky a face-to-face apology. he told stephen colbert on the the late show last night that it, quote, wasn't my finest hour, when he was asked this week if he should have resigned over the affair. >> do you understand why some people thought that was a tone-deaf response to his questions about the #metoo movement and how you might reflect on your behavior 20 years ago and how that reflection may change based on what you've learned through the #metoo movement? >> yeah, that was a very painful thing that happened 20 years ago, and i apologize to my
family, to monica lewinsky and her family, to the american people. i meant it then. i mean it now. i've had to live with the consequences every day since. i still believe this #metoo movement is long overdue, necessary, and should be supported. >> it seemed tone deaf to me because you seemed offended to be asked about this thing when, in all due respect, sir, your behavior was the most famous example of a powerful man xuallysbehaving in the wople of my lifetime. so it doesn seem surprising -- >> the president claimed the nbc interview was edited to make it sound like he had never apologized. you know what stephen colbert put his finger on, this is going on in the present. we know what an apology sounds like. it sounds like this. i was wrong. i hurt people. they're still hurting no matter how much i may have suffered. they're still suffering. we're learning how much what i did that was wrong is hurting them. done. but that's what we don't hear. >> right.
>> well, he i did apologize at the time publicly and to her publicly. he did not apologize to her personally, which has been sort of the contention there about she wanted a personal apology. i think some people think that may be necessary. >> i department thiidn't think for him to say he thought nbc edited to make it sound like -- we heard him apologize. but did you apologize to her personally. i thought that was a fair question. certainly under the circumstances, seems like he would have been better prepared. and the fact he said i'm mad at myself for how i handled it says something. >> still strikes a cord, that episode. >> years later. >> very much in the present. >> so you go to stephen colbert to clear it up. yikes. >> put the question right on the table. >> yes, he did. moving on, a new jersey woman is standing by her actions that led to a violent incident. for the first time on tv, she opens up about what she says happened before she was punched by an officer. and here's an invitation
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the new jersey police officer will not face charges for punching a woman in the head during a controversial video. the video shows one officer pinning down 20-year-old emily weinman as another hits her several times. the cape may county says that do not warrant charges. weinman is facing criminal assault. she sat down with david begnaud last night for her first tv interview. can't wait to hear what she has to say. >> she was all too ape shus to
talk. she wanted to sit down and we did. she's currently on probation for misdemeanor assault in another jurisdiction. she said she's not perfect but her raction in this case is onl human. emily weinman says she stands by her actions memorial day weekend after wildwood police officers attempted to cite her for possessing alcohol at the beach. >> had you been drinking? >> no, i wasn't. >> were any of the alcohol containers around you open? >> no. they were sieled. >> reporter: the 20-year-old philadelphia woman willingly took two breathalyzer tests. >> i said, you guys have something better to do. there's so much going on. he said, that's it. i was going let you go. now i'm going to write you up. >> a little attitude. >> just a little. it's not really -- i didn't see
a big issue. >> reporter: stephen dicht is her attorney. >> he hadn't told her she committed any crime or he was going to issue her a summons. he hadn't told her any of those things and then he says, you're about to get dropped. >> don't touch me. >> reporter: moments later the officer's body camera shows him on top of weinman. >> you're choking me. >> reporter: he hits her repeatedly. a bystander also captures it on her cellphone. the officer later explains his use of force. >> he tried to restrain her, she kicked him. i hit her a couple of times. >> why didn't you stop and argue with the court later. >> it's impossible to answer that question really. >> why is it impossible? >> because it's all happening in the moment. >> reporter: weinman is also
charged with spitting at the officer. >> got the sand in my mouth, so when he smashed my head into the ground, i had all this sand in my mouth. when they got me on my stomach, i turned around to spit it out. >> what's the reaction to the fact that the officers won't be charged. >> they think because they're cops, they'll get away with it. that's not the case at all. >> do you feel like you owe the officers an apology? >> honestly, i don't. e i'm sorry that the situation happened but i don't owe them an apology at all. >> when we wrapped up the interview, we talked to the attorney and reached out to the police chief at wildwood and the mayor. they did not return our calls. weinman is charged with counts of aggravating an staufr, spitting at an officer, resisting an arrest, and being a minor in possession of alcohol. her attorney said, bottom line, she may not have acted in the
way we all like birthday she didn't have to cooperate with the breathalyzer or give her name. the attorney said in the beginning she was not being detained. she did this willingly and tried to cooperate. >> i look at the spitting and all of it. it just looks bad. it seems there was a way everybody could have handled it better. there's enough blame on both sides. >> she wasn't exactly a bruiser. thanks, david. up next, a look at morning headlines including a
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good morning. 7:57. we are tracking a deadly accident that has shut down the eastbound direction of altamont pass road. this is right at carroll and you can see that the backup is actually really in the westbound direction. if you would like to use 580, that would be a great alternate route. but do expect delays throughout much of the rest of the morning. it could be hours before they re-open eastbound. over at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza, slow ride a new crash just past the toll plaza there blocking a lane. we have some sunny skies over the golden gate bridge. but a few ouds stil like oakland and beeley this morning. and right around the coastline, that's where we're seeing a bit of cooler air. our surf line view of pacifica is definitely showing that it's a little cool out there and cloudy overhead. but there are a few surfers braving the waters. temperatures are staying cool
♪ good morning. it's wednesday, june 6th, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, what's at stake when president trump meets kim jong-un next week. according to a former top state department official on north korea. and should your health insurance pay for a meditation app? the people behind head space believe they should. we'll show you the efforts to bring mindfulness to the masses. first today's eye opener at 8:00. >> the celebrated fashion designer says she may have taken her own life because of a struggle with mental illness. >> police tell cbs this morning
that spade was wrestling with family and financial issues. >> he was wanted for first-degree attempted murder. secretary devos and the administration argue that school safety means much more than just gun control. >> democrats fueled a large field of candidates. torrential downpours overnight caused new toxic flows to seep onto the streets. it's part of the reason roads have been blocked. >> a flash flood filled with rocks and ash and it just speeds down that mountain at over 50 miles per hour. and outrunning something like this is an absolute impossibility. >> high-flying foul ball. here it comes. and -- wow! look at that. the san diego padre's fan snags a souvenir. pwhat is she going to do?r beer. yes, of course. >> asking her to chug, and she just obliged everybody.
down the hatch. >> down the hatch indeed. good sportsmanship. >> she didn't have a choice, did she? you have no choice. ball is in your cup you have to drink it. >> in america, you have no choice in that moment. you're right. >> she's a good sport. >> very good sport. morning. i'm norah o'donnell with gayle king and john dickerson. they'll use a luxury resort for their summit in singapore next week. they'll meet at the capella hotel, an area known for beaches, golf courses and an amusement park. >> the state department's special representative joe yun said they shouldn't place the bar too low on denuclearization. yun is doubtful that korea will do that. >> they have not shown any signs they want to denuclearize.
however oorkts a hypothesis worth testing that we push to the limit whether so that we can determine how serious it is. >> yun says he worries a failed summit could lead to military action. >> today, first lady melania trump is expected to make her first appearance in 27 days in front of the cameras. she attended a private resechcen for gold star families. her first appearance of any kind since a surgery. white house press secretary sarah sanders is defending last year's hurricane maria response which president trump called a 10 out of 10 after the storm. >> the federal response once again was at an historic proportion. we're continuing to work with the people of puerto rico and do the best we can to provide federal assistance. >> harvard researchers estimate that more than 4600 people died,
not the official death toll of just 64. many of those who died was because of lack of medical treatment. facebook is under new scrutiny after acknowledging data sharing partnerships with at least four chinese electronic companies, including one that was flagged for security concerns. "the new york times" reports that the agreements are similar to those that facebook made with other devicemakers. those deals were revealed earlier this week. the agreements gave private access to some user data. they allowed company to operate popular facebook features during the early days of mobile devices. among the chinese companies is huawei, the third largest phonemaker. some u.s. intelligence officials have called the firm a national security threat. facebook told the times it's kinding down the relationship. huawei said it never collected or stored facebook user data. data shares was stored on the device not huawei's servers.
this opens a lot of questions. a lot of questions about just where users' data was going and being used by other companies. specifically these chinese companies. >> and how much they knew about where that data was going. >> that's right. the popular app headspace is making a newest to get your meditating. the co-founder and science officer are in studio 57. there they purpose they're not meditating, but they'll tell us about it. how the company hopes to get fda approval to prescribe meditation to patients so your health insurance might pay for it. that's just a
♪ i'm going to be leading you through a series of meditation exercises. these methods come from the ancient gurus of india and have helped me overcome my own fears. >> and yet you can't speak to women. >> well, that's "the big bang theory" on the merits of meditation. headspace aims to bring mindfulness to the masses. the app provides guided meditations to its nearly 30 million users. first on cbs this morning, they're announcing headspace health that hopes to launch the first prescription meditation
app. the headspace co-founder andy puddicombe and megan jones join us at the table. you started this in 2012, andy. why now does there need to be a prescription for this? >> so, i think on the science part, megan can talk best to it, but i think it's reflective of how we think about mental health. it's changed enormously over the past decade. in the past meditation was seen as a lifestyle choice. now we're starting to see a shift towards this more clinical lens. >> yeah, one of the things we found in our research is that meditation can impact mental and physical health in a profound way. the american heart association recommends meditation for heart disease. and so what we've shown -- what we've found in our research has led us to the formation of headspace health because we know there can be both a mentalnd physical health benefit.
>> this is not anecdotal. this is scientific evidencef this, right? >> exactly. >> and results showed that it worked. lately i've noticed doctors are saying, do you meditate. that to only recently i think they're bringing the question up. there are a lot of people that i think you'd be surprised at the number of people who meditate but yet still a lot of closet meditators. why? why do you think that is? >> i think it -- to say that we meditate normally implies that sometimes we struggle with our mind. and the truth is, it's part of the human condition. sometimes life is difficult and we all need a way to cope with it. the exciting thing for me and we talked right off camera about just kind of how headspace is about 50/50 in terms of men and women who use it. and i think that's a real shift in the past. it was maybe seen as something women would do. and with it being on the phone, men i think often feel there's something private they can do. they don't need to necessarily discuss with anybody or tell anyone. they can still be vulnerable but
maybe not tell people about it. >> and the fact it's on the phone. break it down. the graphics are so welcoming and friendly. you have it divided in categories. different meditations for different things going on. for instance -- >> the most popular since we began, sleep, stress, anxiety. i think more recently grief has been kind of a really popular one on the app. productivity and as we've started to partner with the mba and nike and doing more sports stuff as well, we started to see a lot more popularity in those plans. >> connect what's the app with the science. the amount of time you have to spend, the number of days, so people know the relationship between the two. >> it does seem daunting, too. it seems daunting. oh, gosh, how do i find the time? >> that's unique about the research we're doing. it's it our actual product. what we show is that using our product which is typically in
studies about ten minutes a day, we see an effect after ten days. we see an effect after 30 days. >> how do you measure the effect? >> using typical psychological measures of perceived stress, of sleep. all of our current studies include much more robust measures where we're actually measuring blood samples of cortisol or using connected devices. so we've moved into much more rigorous, multisite high caliber research so that we can advance our understanding but advance the science around meditation. >> as a clinical psychologist, explain what this fda approval, why you want that sort of appro? >> it's imptant because what we're going to be developing with headspace health is clinically validated content. it's going to be a separate product that's developed in collaboration with patients, physicians, patient advocacy groups. and it will be designed as a prevention and treatment intervention which means that it
really should be done under the doctor's supervision. and that's why fda clearance is necessary. >> and that's so interesting that you could actually have -- we get prescriptions for pills. prescriptions for lots of things. we don't get prescriptions for mindfulness or to go to an app for something. that can transform technology. >> to be clear, like i think it's amazing but we shouldn't wait to get to a point where the doctor needs to prescribe it. i'm a big fan of preventative. so if we have the opportunity and the inclination, i'd strongly advise people, whatever they use to learn meditation and use it as a preventative. >> we don't want to say whatever they use. we want them to use headspace. >> ideally it would be nice. >> i think of you as the oprah winfrey of meditation. oprah is the only cover girl that we've had at "oprah" magazine. you are the voice of headspace. do you see that changing? are you -- do you have the
attitude if it ain't broke, don't fix it? >> i leave it up to the rest of the team to make the decisions. we're going through the process of translating. there's no way i can learn how many languages that quickly. so we're starting to test and see how other voices perform in other territories. >> right now your voice is good. nice to meet you guys. >> thanks for having us on. >> andy and megan, thanks. starbucks is building a new store in mainland china every 15 hours. ahead, what the country's growing caffeine craze means for the world's coffee supply and the price you pay. you're watching "cbs this morning." (butch barks at man) butch is like an old soul that just hates my guts. (laughs) (vo) you can never have too many faithful companions.
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that almost doubles the number of stores there now. around the world people consume about 155 million bags of coffee a year. that's more than 10 million tons. ben tracy went to shanghai to show us why china is just catching on to what we call the caffeine craze. >> reporter: it's no secret there's a whole lot of tea in china. its tea fields are legendary, providing the leaves for the hundreds of cups of tea the average person drinks every year. but now coffee is the buzz of beijing. this woman says i prefer coffee. coffee tastes like happiness. it is increasingly becoming the caffeine fix of choice for the middle kingdom's rapidly growing middle class. coffee consumption in china has nearly trepled in the past four years, with coffee imports growing 16% a year compared to
2% in the united states. >> you have, you know, a very young population that has been exposed to western influences. >> reporter: dave seminsky own as coffee shop in china. he saw the coffee craze was coming. >> as they got wealthier, why not drink a fancier tea? why the switch to coffee? >> it's perceived as having a level of status when adopting western products. that's why companies like chanel, hermes, ar starbucks do well here. >> reporter: starbucks opened its largest store in the world in shanghai where lines stretch down the street. the company is launching a new store in china every 15 hours and it now has plenty of competition. here in shanghai there are now
1,500 coffee shops. to say there's one on every corner would be an understatement. there's one, there's two, there's three. coastal stores are opening thanks to chinese mel lennials who are embracing coffee. >> you identify yourself. i think this is a way for them to express themselves and who they are. the products they consume, the food they buy, the coffee they drink. >> reporter: and there's still a lot of room for the bean business to grow. the average person in mainland china consumes just three cups of koer per year. compare thad to 150 cups in the united kingdom and 360 in the u.s. but that demand coupled with that could lead to a caffeine crash. fewer bean and higher price for consumers. >> in the next 30 years, china could be importing 2 million to
3 million tons of cough. >> if coffee really does take off here, is there enough supply? >> no. >> thankfully there's still all that tea in china. for "cbs this morning," benchin >> i like that. is that a lot of coffee. no. cheers. the hosts of sunday's tony awards sara bareilles and josh groban are here at the table. how they're preparing to host their first awards show and awards show together. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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good morning. 8:27. it's been a busy morning out there. let's take a look at the roads. we're tracking some major delays for drivers through the north bay. southbound 101 this is right near ignacio, we have a crash south of here near lucas valley and that has one lane blocked at least. so expect slowdowns. 25 minutes from roland to 580.
101 heading through san mateo, burlingame, we are still seeing slowdowns if you are trying to get to sfo. we are getting reports of a crash right near millbrae. and we are seeing some slowdowns just across the san mateo bridge. that's in the yellow out of hayward but oakland 880 the nimitz freeway not good northbound. 33 minutes. avoid 580. first reports of a crash that could slow things down. let's check in with neda now on the forecast. looks like we have cloud coverage all around the bay and water along the coast south of the golden gate and north of the golden gate. over at sfo there's a low cloud ceiling affecting flights. about 45 minutes for arriving flights. that's 51 degrees in san francisco. 55 in livermore. oakland 53 under cloud coverage. look at the satellite-radar. the marine layer is thick throughout the morning hours. it's expected to burn off for some of you inland. but that west wind really pushing it inland this morning. 20-mile-per-hour sustained winds at sfo. 13 at oakland.
♪ ♪ here's to you mrs. robinson welcome back to "cbs this morning. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the wall street journal" reports social security will have to tap into its trust fund this year for the first time in 36 years. the program's costs will exceed its income. social security's trust fund will be depleted in 2034 unless congress takes action to shore up the program's finances. and the country's aging population and lower than expected economic growth are boosting costs. "usa today" says the stars of fixer upper on hgtv were
fined by the environmental protection agency. chip and joanna gaines allegedly used inadequate protection while removing lead paint during renovations. the epa reviewed footage from several shows. their company magging nolia wac properties agreed to pay a fine. and the oldest living miss america is proud the pageant will no longer have a swimsuit competition. the miss america organization announced contestants will instead tell judges about their achievements and life goals. the 1948 winner thinks pageant bathing suits have become too risque. >> if they put back the one pass, i'd be happy, but they didn't. and i think this is an improvement. >> the 87-year-old was the first to be crowned while wearing a gown and not a bathing suit. senator robert f. kennedy died 50 years ago today. >> my thanks to all of you and
now it's on to chicago and let's win there. thank you very much. >> bobby kennedy was assassin e assassinated at the ambassador hotel in los angeles just moments after he won the california presidential primary. shortly after his funeral on june 8th, 1968, at st. patrick's cathedral in new york, a train took his remains to arlington national cemetery outside washington, d.c. he was buried next to his brother john. up to 2 million americans interrupted their day to stand by the tracks and pay tribute to the man lying in the train's last car on its 225-mile journey. >> i was asleep and my wife woke me up. bobby was shot. but -- it's amazing, 50 years later. >> john anderson was a campaign aide for robert f. kennedy in 1968.
and managed the guest list on the funeral train that day. >> i was struck by the size of the crowds. every now and then there would be one or two people standing with a flag or sign. it was very emotional. still is. >> reporter: also aboard the train, photographer paul fusco. he captured the faces, black and white. male, female, young and old staring into the train window. >> mixed in age and sex and color and size. new jersey is next. >> john malone who was 20 at the time stood along the tracks in new jersey. did it feel like a funeral? >> it actually did. the sense was you were at a wake, paying your respects and just here to do that and stay quietly waiting for the train to come by. and one of the houses here, i could hear a woman crying.
and as the train came by, she just called out, oh, bobby, oh, bobby. ♪ >> when did you make the decision that you would go watch the train go by? >> as soon as i knew the train was going to be coming by this close. i just felt i needed to do it. people like bobby kennedy need to be remembered. >> nothing has changed. >> when bennett levin was 28, he watched the train pass in philadelphia. >> we waited and we waited and we waited for what seemed to be an eternity. the bridge was lined three deep. there wasn't a spot to be had. >> what kind of people were there? >> just every common day working people. everybody seemed to turn out. and the crowd, even though the train was hours late, stood there reverently waiting for the train. and, you know, that in itself said an awful lot for the esteem that the people held robert
kennedy in. >> today levin owns the car that held the casket 50 years ago. >> this is where the casket was placed. and because the door is so narrow, the window was removed and the casket came in and they took chairs from the dining room. put six chairs here to hold the casket. >> the last car standing there and i see a lady with a veil. and she is sitting next to her casket that has a flag over it. it was like -- i wasn't ready for that. i just expected to see the train. and here i'm looking at a lady with a veil sitting next to a coffin that's carrying the hope of my family, black americans. >> police made periodic sweeps up and down the street tossing teargas into the crowds. >> during a year marked by racial unrest from the assassination of martin luther
king to riots in the cities, 15-year-old michael scott went with his mother to watch the train pass through maryland. >> the fact he was willing to stand up for people who looked like me, people who weren't privileged, people who worked in harsh working conditions, that spoke to me as a young man. the trains carried the remains of our last hope, and that was felt by everyone who was there. >> some of the people here are waving. waving good-bye. >> stephanie lang watched the train in baltimore when she was 24 years old. she went with her husband and her 2-year-old daughter. >> i was thinking about ethel kennedy, the grief that she was going through. >> it will soon be approaching the outskirts of baltimore. >> when the train came through, that was a moment that i stopped and paid my respects and saw the train come by and put my hand on my heart. >> why did you make a page of
these pictures? >> bse thaas a moment in our life that historyhappened. >> do you think people would walk to the edge of the train track for any public figure today? >> no. >> why do you think that is? >> i don't think we have the respect that we have today. >> the train carrying the body of senator kennedy arrives almost five hours after it was scheduled. >> it became an event that was the end of that adventure. it was a little piece of american history that i had a very little piece of. and it also gave me a lot of hope at that moment that it would be a better day. >> there's something very powerful and very beautiful to know that 50 years later, your death, your life meant something on the planet that people still remember and admire and are moved to tears by your passing. that's very strong.
>> who would we walk to the edge of a train track for today? >> she couldn't name anybody. >> very powerful having those conversations. >> what was said is he felt the same for white working class and blacks and latinos and native americans. we yearn for someone who could unite such a diverse group of people the way he felt empathy. >> he felt it in his bones. the famous speech from bobby kennedy on the back of a truck and extemporaneously gives a beautiful eulogy. didn't have a speech writer. it just came out of him. that's what people connected to. >> it leaves me sad knowing that woman, like many people, feel, who would you go and stand on the railroad tracks? >> we still hold a place there. just looking at some of us in america, and so we still strive for that. >> yes. >> beautifully done. >> beautifully done. >> it was a team effort. broadway star sara bareilles
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this is sponge bob squarepan squarepants, the musical. it's so fun even if you don't have kids. it's tied with "mean girls." they saw record crowds this past weekend. total attendance shows nearly 14 million people. this sunday's second annual tony awards will be hosted by the lovely sara bore areilles and j groban, who i've been in love with years, i'm not ashamed to say. it was nominated for a tony.
and guess what? she's nominated again for a song she wrote for "spongebob square pants." josh broeben earned a nomination for his role in the film last year. listen to that voice. sara and josh, welcome to the table. congratulations. >> thank you. >> i have read there's a secret opening. this is the thing, josh. i heard this this opening will be uniquely tailored to your talent. i want to know what's your talent, josh groban and vary bareilles? >> it a going to be standing around awkwardly. >> i can do a clown horn. >> we're going fill the stage with animals and children and let that do the work for us. >> and the ratings that the ratings will be through the roof. that number ofttendancs quite telling. i think some escapism would play a part in that. we need theater right now to bring us together and people went out to see great fun
stories. >> and that iter is very unifying, but i still want to get back to the two of you. when they came to you and said we audio like you to do it, did you both say, yeah, because you're great friends or did you say, let us think about it. >> we're great freunds but we're also overthinkers. >> i said yes because i knew josh was involved. we've known each other for a long time and there's a nice natural chemistry. it felt like a wonderful opportunity do something scary but also with a buddy. >> how does that work in the collaboration? >> it seems really organic, i think. >> it's nice to take risks with a friend. we both were a little nervous. this is new territory for both of us. we both came into the broadway world from similar places. we both were in the recording landscape. we were so accepted by the broadway community for the past few years and felt so honored by
it. we kind of looked at each ore and said, can go this? we knew we'd have each ore's backs. we knew we had similar tastes. we said, let's make sure we're in this together gorks in head first and have fun. >> is it scary for you? >> of course. everything worth weil is scary. i think if i don't do something that's scary, e i'm doing something wrong. >> tony awards are the best on television. >> i agree. >> it's nice to see 34 people are nominated for their first time. what was it like when you got your first nomination? >> oh, my gosh. >> it's career defining. >> it's a very early "morning call," so i was kind of half aslooep asleep on the couch. as everybody this season obviously knows, when you get the nomination, you're getting ready for a whirlwind of opportunistics while having to get ready for the show.
we had a morning press conference and two shows. but you're so excited the adrenaline gets you through it. a huge honor to be among peers. >> and, sara, you wrote it and were in it. >> yeah. i think because it's so hard, the work that these actors and company and crew and like all involved, it's so demanding, their schedules and the amount of energy it takes to make a show happen eight times a week, you know, it's such an honor to get nominated. writing a musical is by far the hardest thing i've ever done in my entire life. it was so much harder than it ought to be. >> how did it change you as a performer, the whole broadway experience? >> oh, my gosh. first of all, it was the most connected sort of commune cal experience i had ever had, and
even so much more -- and i love my bandmates, but it is really a family that builds on stage because the show does not happen without every single person on stage. >> and i heard you say, josh, you want to reach out to kids who are watching. what is the message you want to read out? to norah's point, broadway attendance is up. >> the tonys are a great theater. you know, i think we both remember, you know, watching the tonys when we were little, sitting on floor and saying -- letting the tony awarding be kind of the inspirer for us. i want go tell those stories one day. to go full circle and be host now, it's not lost on us how many young people are going to be watching and hopefully saying the same thing, i want to be in their shoes one day. it's exciting. >> i can't wait to see what you do.
you've had james corden. we're just going to do our thing. >> corden is doing his thing. i ran into neil patrick harris and ran into him surreptitio surreptitiously. >> james corden said the worst thing you can do is don't have fun. >> i think it's so excited. sara bareilles and josh groban. they'll be on "the late show" with steve colbert tonight. you can hear more on our apple's itunes and apple's podcast apps. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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the mayoral race in san francisco is still too close to call. good morning, it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. the mayoral race in san francisco is still too close to call. london breed got more votes than anyone else but with san francisco's complicated ranked choice system, mark leno now has a ight lead. the race is so close, yet to be counted mail-in votes could make all the difference. it appears regional measure 3 is on its way to passing. it was on the ballot in all nine bay area counties. the measure calls for a gradual $3 toll hike on state- owned bridges through 2025 to
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8:57. and we continue to see slowdowns due to a couple of incidents we are tracking now. this is along highway 24. now, we have the usual slowdowns in the westbound direction but right now, the eastbound side is getting very slow due to a stalled vehicle blocking a lane in bore number one. eastbound 24 at the caldecott tunnel. you can see the traffic is backed up almost to highway 13 at this point and we are seeing delays along northbound 13 as you are approaching 24. so be prepared for that. 580 approach over towards the maze looking a-okay in both directions. over to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's slow into san francisco. checking out the south bay, look at the "salesforce tower" camera looking south. you can see clouds off in the distance. so it looks like we just have some sunshine right over the bay and over downtown san francisco. but at sfo, check out the gray skies. yeah. a few flight delays on arriving flights because of it. 52 degrees in san francisco.
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