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look at the lights going crazy on the bay bridge too. that's awesome. love that. 6:59. cbs this morning is coming up next. have a great day everyone. good morning to you, our viewers in the west, and welcome to "cbs this morning." paying the price. president trump says he's considering tax cuts to boost the economy while he dismisses a threat of a recession. see how the president's trade fight with china is hurting some businesses and costing consumers. stopping more plots. police arrest two more people accused of saying they wanted to atta a school and a church. we look at ways to prevent the violence before it begins. epstein's remote ranch. the sex abuse investigation widens with a new focus on jeffrey epstein's new mexico property. why the state took him off its list of sex offenders. >> and sebastian maniscalco
sued yo 3 studio 57. he is going to host the vmas. here's today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. oh, my trade deals are causing -- my trade deals aren't causing a problem. the smart people say thank you very much. and the dumb people have no idea. >> the president says the u.s. is far from recession. >> president trump says he's considering a variety of tax cuts. >> and the president making a very controversial statement about jews who support democrats. >> i think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty. >> three states suing the trump administration over new green card rules. >> the policy has been let's inflict as much pain as possible to deter immigration. a 15-year-old boy is under arrest in florida accused of going onand threatening a shootg
rampage in his school. ryan clooney and justin walker were last seen friday. officials surveying the damage after tornadoes tore across iowa. >> all that -- >> soccer champion lloyd took a few field goal attempts. >> a police officer trying to help a skunk that got its head stuck in a yogurt cup -- >> he got the cup off and then he got sprayed. seven-year-old jayden anthony put his skills on display and he did not expect to have competition from that denver police officer. >> on "cbs this morning." >> squirrel on the loose! >> for the second straight night, the rally squirrel made an appearance in minnesota. >> he probably told his friends to turn on the tv. i'm going to be on tv.
>> no way. >> right through the eyehole. that's through the wickets in baseball. >> better a squirrel through your legs than a ball through your legs. >> the boys jump up like scared little boys at a squirrel. i'm gayle king with anthony mason and tony dokoupil. the president trying to down play an economic downturn even as he says a recession could be on the way. the president says he's considering various tax cuts to boost the economy. >> at the same time retailers like home depot, kohl's and jc says the trade war is hurting their businesses and may force consumers to pay higher prices. ben tracy is at the white house. ben, are officials there
actually worried? >> reporter: the economy has been one of the 2020. officials here originally denied these reports that the president was considering a payroll tax cut, and then just hours later, mr. trump admitted he is. >> i've been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time. whether or not we do it now or not, it's not being done because of recession. >> the president says he's not worried about a recession even as his administration is trying to figure out ways to prevent one. options include a payroll tax cut that would benefit most workers, or cut the capital gains taxes that would mostly help wealth investors. >> we are better today than the rest of the country. >> reporter: unemployment is at a 50-year low, but cracks are starting to show, including an industry the president has often bragged about revitalizing.
>> the steel industry is back. it's doing great. >> reporter: but now u.s. steel says it will lay off nearly 200 bo workers in michigan. and the president's tariffs on chinese goods now costing the average american household $600 per year could jump to $1,000 a year. >> my trade wars isn't causing a problem. it's something that needed to be done. >> reporter: he was asked about the impact. >> we have to sovlve the proble with china. obama shuould have done it, clinton should have done it. i'm doing it. >> donald trump inherited a growing economy, the obama/biden administration, just like i inherited everything in his life. >> reporter: it will be a big subject for world leaders as they gather for the g-7 summit.
>> president trump was supposed to be going to denmark but he postponed that trip all of a sudden. what happened there? >> reporter: denmark is an ally and he was supposed to be going there, but then he started talking about buying greenland. as you might imagine, those comments didn't go well in greenland or in denmark. the danish prime minister said the idea was absurd. then the president abruptly said he wasn't going to make that trip to denmark. the royal family there who was going to be his host said that came as quite a surprise. the department of homeland security announced the plan that would allow border officials to detain migrants with children for longer days. the policy would overrule the flores agreement which requires most children trying to cross the border to be released with their families in 20 days. the presesident argued this poly
encourages migrant families to come to the border with their children. the new rules are expected to have no time limit for family detentions. this policy, like others, is likely to be challenged in court. our correspondents in the region have spoken to many migrant families who say they've been held in unsafe and unsanitary facilities. so far this year the federal government says more than 760,000 people seeking to enter the u.s. illegally have been apprehended along our southern border. >> we are learning at least three more people accused of making mass shooting threats are under arrest this morning. in the weeks after the deadly shootings in gilroy, california, el paso, texas and dayton, ohio, police have broken up plots in several states including, ohio, illinois and washington. why are more people reaching out to the police now?
>> reporter: people believe they are becoming less hesitant to report shooting behavior, so more active shooting behavior is being presented. they warn that any active threat will be taken seriously. newly released body cam video shows a 15-year-old being handcuffed in florida after posting unanimous online video game under a fake name that he vowed to bring his father's m-15 assault rifle to school and kill seven people at a minimum. >> he's a little boy. he didn't do anything wrong. yes, he's 15, but he's not one of the crazy people out there doing stuff. >> reporter: his mother claimed it was a joke, but he's still facing a felony charge. >> we don't know he's not going to be the next one to shoot people. >> and mcvicar is under arrest
because he said he was going to kill some people. he said, i think i'm just going to kill some people and then kill myself. his mother said her son was being treated for schizophrenia and that he owns a handgun. >> someone already thinking about it will accelerate those plans when they see the one before that. that's why this appears to be a contagion. >> nypd deputy of counterterrorism says in most cases a suspect will signal they are thinking of something. >> as people have the ability to step forward and say, i'm going to report this, we'll have fewer of these. >> reporter: miller says it takes some stressor in life, like a breakup, loss of a job or
someone in school when he sends warning signals. the fbi does have a 24-hour h hotline to track down online threats. it boils down to if you see something, say something. >> there really are clues. we just have to pay attention and know what we're looking for. >> you can't be making jokes about mass killings. they're not funny. >> not at all. powerful storms have left a trail of destruction across parts of the midwest. at least three tornadoes touched down in iowa yesterday. emergency management officials say more than two dozen agricultural sites such as outbuildings or farms were badly damaged. more than 40 million people in the northeast are under threat of severe weather today. damaging winds and large hail are the main concerns. back overseas, trying to end the longest war are in qatar
this morning. isis is also a threat. tyaz is in qatar this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the brutal bombing in kabul is at the top of everyone's minds here. agony in afghanistan as the death toll from this weekend's massacre rises to 80. isis is claiming responsible for the suicide attack, casting the longest of shadows between talks of u.s. negotiators who are back in doha for what they're hoping is the final round of mediations with the taliban aimed at ending america's longest war. 14,000 u.s. soldiers remain in afghanistan. withdrawing them is a key taliban demand. while washington once guarantees afghan soil will be used by militant groups as a staging
ground for local terror attacks, like al qaeda and osama bin laden did before 9/11. which is why perhaps president trump's other demands, leaving u.s. intelligence agents on the ground in part to monitor isis, remains a key sticking point. speaking yesterday to gayle king, secretary of state mike pompeo said defeating the extremist group remains a top priority. >> is it gaining strength, in your opinion? >> it's complicated. there are certainly places where isis is more powerful today than they were three or four years ago, but the caliphate is gone, and their capacity to conduct external attacks has been made much more difficult. >> reporter: even if a deal is agreed, this isn't the end. a new phase of negotiations will begin in norway, this time between the taliban and the afghan government. but these negotiations may prove even more difficult, because these two warr ing sides will
have to figure out a way to live with each other in peace. gayle? the highest ranking catholic to be convicted of sexually abusing children lost his appeal in australia this morning. a court rejected arguments his conviction was unfair. back in march he was sentenced to six years in prison for abusing two choir boys in the 1990s. today the vatican said pell can still appeal to the highest court. we want to tell you about the newest fwtwist in the case a missing colorado mother. he is accused of killing kelsey barrett who disappeared on thanksgiving day last year. janet is following the story in cripple creek, colorado. janet, as i understand it, there were new documents filed in court? >> it indicates patrick frazee may point the finger to someone
else. there is no guarantee who that might be, but it points to possibly his ex-girlfriend. patrick frazee may blame somebody else when he goes to trail. according to newly released court documents, she was seen shopping with her daughter on thanksgiving. >> kristin tells us that patrick kills kelsey in a horrific manner. >> reporter: frazee's former girlfriend, chris kenney, gave a hofr ric horrific account of how patrick told her he brutally murdered his wife. he said he killed her in her home after convincing her to wrap a sweater around her head and guess the scent of candles, then beating her with a baseball
bat where she couldn't see. >> after putting her in a plastic tote, he calls crystal to come and help him clean up. >> i think he's a very dangerous person. >> reporter: we spoke to kenney's close friend michelle stein in february who told us kenney feared for her life. >> she had very, very good reasoning for whatever it is she mayor m or may not have done. >> reporter: kenney said initially he asked her to kill the 29-year-old mother on three occasions, including suggesting poisoning bareth's coffee. >> i think he is a true narcissist. he's a master manipulator. >> reporter: he has admitted involvement in the case but not murder.
there will be a pre-trial hearing and we could possibly see frazee here in court. a lawyer for a connecticut man charged with killing a caribbean resort worker says her client is receiving threats of violence. cbs news has obtained voicemails with some of the threats against scott hapgood. he is expected in an gui lla court with the death of henry mitchell. he was attacked in his hotel room. do we know where these threats are coming from? >> reporter: well, anthony, it's very difficult to precisely trace these threats, but hapgood's legal team says they all confirmed his safety on that island. they will determine if there is enough evidence for a trial to begin, but hapgood says since this happened back in april, his family's lives have changed forever. >> we're hanging on by a thread,
to be honest with you. it was a terrifying incident. >> reporter: hapgood appeared in court. he is accused of the slaughter of henry mitchell. >> we swim in it, we live in it, we breathe it every day. >> reporter: hapgood said mitchell attacked him in his hotel room with a knife in front of his wife and two daughters. it ended up with mitchell dead. >> we decided the less time he spends in anguilla, the better. >> reporter: he says his family has been targeted with threatening messages as well as voicemai voicemails. the caribbean island is home to
around 17,000 people, and many there are following the case closely and want more information released. >> i think that the authorities need to look into it more stronger, more better and let justice prevail, because it doesn't set a good precedent for anguilla. >> reporter: now, a toxicology report shows mitchell had drugs and alcohol in his system at the time of the alleged attack. hapgood's lawyer says they expect prosecutors to tell a judge in anguilla that they're not ready to formally present their case. hapgood asked for traveling expenses. that request was denied. jeffrey epstein's sex abuse ring spreads to new mexico. we'll show you his
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good morning here at 7:27 let's get a look at your main travel times. you are in the red on the east shore freeway as well as the south bay on the 101 that's a 72-minute drive. recorpsed a little bit on -- recovered a little bit on highway 4 eastbound. out of those sunny skies mary. and we'll see plenty of sun as we head through the day. temps will be warming up and today the start of a warming trend for us with above average temperatures through the week into next week. 91 for an a high in concord and 72 for san francisco and we're going to keep those above average temps going through the workweek and into the weekend and you can see it gets even hotter early next week.
it's 7:30. here's what's happening on cbs this morning. the president looks at tax cuts the boost the economy facing sciences signs a recession could happen. two more men are accused of making separate threats of mass shootings. u.s. special envoy takes on peace talks to end the 18-year war in afghanistan. plus our series american wonders finding a local artist in detroit turning his old neighborhood into art. >> the things that are left behind are still valuable. >> absolutely. and comedian sebastian talks
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accusations against him date back more than 20 years. we got a first hand look at the property valued at $17 million. what is this about? >> reporter: good morning. until now most of the attention has been on epstein's alleged sex abuse in his mansions in new york, florida and the u.s. virgin islands. that's because his ranch here in new mexico has not been raided by the feds but despite his suicide, the attorney general here in new mexico says that he is pushing forward with an investigation into the convicted sex offender. this is jeffrey epstein's sprawling new mexico home known as zorro ranch. it sits high on a hill. the gated entrance is shut and monitored by a security camera. the closest town is 20 miles away. locals say epstein visited a few restaurants but kept a low profile.
allegations date back to the mid-'90s. . they told a 15-year-old guirl t take off her clothes and touched her inappropriately. in a lawsuit filed tuesday morning an accuser claims epstein made her engage in sex acts between 2007 and 2010. max well has not been charged with a crime and has denied any wrong doing in the past. after his 2008 florida conviction on child prostitution charjs epstein was forced to register as a sex offender but in new mexico he did not suffer the sameconsequences. soon after he registered here in new mexico, state officials informed him he wasn't required to do so. that's despite having to register in florida and new york. official documents from 2010 show that just two days after epstein registered in new mexico, a legal loophole allowed him to be taken off the list. the reason, the victim in his
florida case was not younger than 16. the condition for registry in new mexico. amid new lawsuits, criminal defense attorney says a search of the ranch is imminent. >> anything this man has touched will be examined and scrutinized by the federal government. >> reporter: cbs news has obtained e-mails from 2013 that reveal even after epstein was taken off of the state's offender registry, he continued to check in with law enforcement every time he visited his ranch just outside of santa fe. the state attorney general has vowed to push for legislation that would strengthen the state's sex offender laws. thousands of young people are at risk of getting addicted to opioids every year after a common dental surgery. >> the dentist prescribed the opioids. did he give any warning? >> no warning, no nothing. he said i think they gave her a
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in today's "morning rounds," a new warning about painkiller addiction and how it can start after a common surgery. about 5 million americans have their wisdom teeth removed every year. most happen in the summer and most are adolescents and young adults, 17-21. meg oliver is here to let us know what patients and parents should know. >> reporter: listen to these numbers. the american dental association after recommendin against prescribing oing opioids, denti
prescribed less than earlier. but the numbers filled are still staggering. and families are living with devastating consequences. >> everything she could do to teach julian new things, that >>ulian s her life?ing. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: ellen was a young mother doting on her 16-month-old son, julian. that day at the dentist's office must haunt you? >> yeah. very much. >> reporter: in 2017, the 22-year-old needed her wisdom teeth removed. the dentist prescribed opioids. did he give any warning? >> no warning. he gave her a five-day supply and said, if you need more, just give a call. >> reporter: sage quickly became dependent, getting several refills before she found something else. how quickly did it go from opioids to heroin? >> almost feed immediately. >> reporter: 15 minutes after having her wisdom teeth removed,
she died in a bathroom on her way to a fourth round of rehab. >> it was shocking. she was gone. mostly gone from julian. that was the shocking part. >> i've heard many stories similar to this one. >> reporter: he studies pain at the university of michigan. despite research showing a combination of acetaminophen and ibuprofen is superior to treat pain, dentists are prescribing too many opioids. >> dental care, such as wisdom teeth extraction, it can be producing chronic users after a wisdom tooth extraction. >> reporter: his research showed that filling an opioid prescription more than doubled the odds of continued use among patients who had never used those painkillers before. in light of the epidemic, the american dental association has released updated guidelines,
recommending use of alternative pain relievers and a maximum seven-day supply when opioids are necessary. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: dr. joel started cutting back on writing opioid prescriptions years ago. >> they don't have to fill it. >> reporter: 80% of dr. funari's patients never filled the prescription. he believes taking the time to educate them reduces the likelihood they'll actually use it. >> he is keeping the swelling down and keeping your mouth clean. that's the primary cause of the pain. >> reporter: ellen hopes that more families learn to the dangers of opioids after surgery. her grandson keeps asking when his mom is coming back. >> he remembers her. he will take me into her room and say, let's just wait. >> reporter: that must break your heart. >> absolutely. absolutely.
>> reporter: julian is 3 and will start preschool this fall. the university of michigan researcher told me it's common practice for oral surgeons to write that backup prescription. but he said it's misguided and detrimental. his message to families across the country, you do not need opioids for standard wisdom tooth surgery. >> maybe not write the prescription, then. is this a common thing in dentistry? >> reporter: they write it as a backup. they are worried they have severe pain and it might happen overnight. but they are saying that the combination of acetaminophen and ibuprofen, that's the superior treatment for this surgery. ahead and what to watch, a family's terrifying trip through yellowstone national
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fires. pseason in brazil but they are deliberately set by farmers illegally deforesting land for cattle ranching. >> nasa says that overall in the amazon, brazil, included, there are not more fires than usual in year. it's slightly lower. there's something weird going on in brazil. the president there has a reputation for encouraging this kind of logging and clear cutting. >> we actually have some pictures. i want to show you the picture. the city was in near black out. it's not because they lost fire but it's because of the smoke. >> that's daytime. it lasted nearly an hour. >> fires in the rain forest really bad. i don't think the president there understands the importance of what trees do. >> when they talk about deforesting and the data, they called it lies. it's a story we should be talking about. have you been to yellowstone
national park? i have not. have y'all? >> i have. >> i want to go. imagine getting caught in the middle of a bison stampede. a herd rushed onto the road. family captured it inside their rental car. >> oh, my god. don't, don't. oh. holy [ bleep ]. >> sounds like a car crash. one of the bison slammed into the vehicle cracking the wind shield and causing other damage. no one was hurt but the family says it regretted not buying the insurance. >> oh, man. >> they said do you want rental insurance. i said i don't need that. i never get that. >> this was about a month ago, a 9-year-old girl was tossed into the air. >> park officials say the girl
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning it's 7:56 i'm kenny choi. two people escape without major injuries after their small plane crashed in the pacific ocean. federal investigators are now looking into the cause. >> fire crews in san jose have contained a two alarm blaze that broke out a little after midnight. no one was home at the time and the cause of the fire is also under investigation. soil is scheduled to be delivered this morning for a greenway project. a 14-acre park is planned above the eastern tunnels of presidio parkway. news updates throughout the day
good morning here at 7:57 let's get a check of your main travel times this morning. starting to slow down in some of those places getting close to 8:00 and that commute is heating up. about 50 minutes on the east shore freeway to get to the maze. and a whopping 80 minutes in the red now coming out of the south bay on 101 you're still in yellow coming out of the altamonte pass. a little bit of an issue for those of you coming off 880 towards the toll plaza . ch there's some kind of a stretch in one of those lanes but it looks good once you're past there. plenty of sunshine this morning and that will continue as we head through our afternoon. that warming trend starts today with above average temperatures. 91 for a high in concord. 89 livermore. 84 san jose. 82 for you in fremont. 84 in redwood city. 77 oakland. and 7 fwo for san francisco. we're going to continue with
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday, august 21, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead why the president is looking at new tax cuts to boost an economy that he says is doing just fine. plus, our series "american wonders" finds an artist who would not give up on his detroit neighborhood. he made it a must-see destination. and a few laughs with the host of this year's vmas, sebastian maniscalco, why his sister says he is crazy for taking the hosting gig. first, today's "eye opener." president trump trying to prevent an economic downturn as he rejects the idea that a
residen recession could be on the way. >> hours later mr. trump admitted he is considering a tax cut. authorities believe people are less hesitant to report, so more active shooter situations are being prevented. any threat will be taken seriously. this is the latest and possibly last round of talks between the taliban and the united states. documents indicate that patrick frazee may point the finger at someone else when he goes on trial. it may be his former girlfriend. it's difficult to trace these threats, but his legal team says they are concerned for his safety on that island. just a warning that today's video features baby shark, but it's so cute. ♪ baby shark do, do, do >> you have to admit this kid, the way he comes to life when the shark beat drops, is undeniably adorable.
>> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> you're welcome. that song is going to stay with you all day. this afternoon at 3:00 you will find yourself going -- >> better than coffee. >> better than coffee. it works, they say. i'm gayle king with tony dokoupil and anthony mason. president trump calls the u.s. economy the best in the world and now he is looking at ways to help it stay out of trouble. the president said for the first time yesterday he is, in fact, considering a possible cut in payroll taxes. that would increase paychecks, but programs like social security and medicare would lose money. mr. trump insists there is no reason to worry about a recession. but a new report from jpmorgan says the trade war with china is costing the average u.s. house hold about $600 a year. that could rise to $1,000 if tariffs are put on another $300 billion in chinese goods next month. the president facing questions about back ag way from tougher gun laws. he spoke to nra chief wayne
lapierre on the phone yesterday before he told reporters, quote, we have very, very strong background checks now. administration officials tell cbs news there were lengthy meetings on possible legislative action that could be taken on guns. a wave of arrests of people who police say threaten to carry out mass shootings after this month's massacres in dayton and el paso. the suspects include a truck driver in indianapolis who allegedly threatened to shoot and stab people at a tennessee church, and a 15-year-old in florida accused of posting a mass shooting threat on a video game platform. cbs news senior national security analyst fran townsend was a homeland security and counterterrorism advisor for president george w. bush. good morning. these threats may be people being more observant and reporting more about possible threats out there. it's alarming, though, are we facing an epidemic here?
>> there is no question there is a rise in anti-semitism, racism. we are seeing attacks in the united states but also in europe. i think what we need to understand is many of the lessons learned about fighting international terrorism apply here domestically, right. you see something, you say something. so if it's a young person, it's your teacher, it's your classmates, if you are an older person, it's your spouse, it's your community, it's your employer. you have to encourage people. i think people now understand that they can play a role in ref preventing these. >> are there things missing in the u.s. t fight the domestic terrorism issue that law enforcement needs? >> well, no question, right, that we had all these authorities when we were fighting international terrorism that we thought do we really want to apply those here in the united states. i think there are privacy and civil liberties concerns, first amendment concerns. i think we have to get over that and understand that there is a balance, but we have got to give law enforcement the resources and the authority they need.
>> do we have to have another conversation about what it really looks like? many times people think of terrorists and they think from a foreign country, darker skin. these last arrests, these last three reported, the two yesterday, the mother was saying he is a little boy, he wouldn't think this way. they have all been white men. do we need to have a real conversation about what we're dealing withth here? >> let's be honest, gayle. i think when the terrorist is a white person, we tend to make excuses, right? >> say they are crazy. >> they're crazy, right, as opposed to saying if it was a muslim, they are a terrorist. we have to label this for what it is and we have to be honest and not make excuses. again when you look at the international plight, we used to look at what are the enablers. you take away their guns, their communications, you take away their ability to recruit. domestic terrorism isn't as hierarchal and organized in that way, there is responsibility both to take away their guns, right, and make that less accessible, to have social media
sites where they post hateful manifest owes. take those down and app notify law enforcement. >> that does law enforcement need that they don't have -- that they have in international cases but not domestically? >> this has do with surveillance capability, subpoena capability, all of that. i think they have begun to shift the resources because they see the increasing problem. i think at the federal level they have been slow to do that. at the local level where police officers are responding to these incidents, there has been a quicker shift. so i do think it's also a matter -- >> i'm struck by the mother with the little boy who said he is a little boy, he wouldn't do that, he is not crazy. the experts say there are specific warning signs >>ly right. they will post things on social media. they will say to classmates or to family members that they are going to get a gun, that they want to have a shooting, they want to kill people. those are the sorts of things we have to take seriously and have people reporting those. >> fran townsend, thank you very much. the first film project from
show on monday hosting this year's vmas. this morning he is here with us. i love that your sister said you're crazy for doing this. does your sister know something about you that we don't know? >> i come from a very negative family, so nothing is ever good. yeah, no, she is like, you don't know anything about music. this is millennials. that's why i'm doing it. it's a challenge. >> is this your excited face? >> come on, this is as excited i b get at 8:00 in the morning. >> i know this. i have seen him on show at madison square garden. i know you are going to kill it. i am hoping you are going to share a little something with us about your plan. >> absolutely. i am going to share everything i possibly can and, yeah, it's all good. >> i know it's all good. i can't wait. you are watching "cbs this morning." sebastian joins us -- where are you going, clause? sebastian joins us at 8:30. ♪
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♪ ♪ in our summer series american wonders, exploring places that make america wonderful, spectacular creations are everywhere. this morning we are showing you a neighborhood in detroit that refuses to be forgotten. it fell victim to economic hardship and urban decay decades ago and most moved away. one guy saw beauty. now his artwork attracts hundreds of thousands of viewers every year. >> good morning. let me give you a tour here. we have a pile of suitcases, an old classroom chair, a baseball mitt and a mountain of shoes. what once was discarded trash has been repurposed and re-imagined as art. it's all the life 'work of a man who grew up on the block and turned a once abandoned detroit
neighborhood into a tourist destination. ♪ >> reporter: if a junkyard had a fever, it might look something like this. scattered in empty lots among the few remaining homes on this two-block stretch of heidelberg street, seemingly random objects that might make more sense inside those homes. making sense seems to be t last thing on the mind of tyree guyton. people would think it looks like a junkyard. >> yeah. >> reporter: that's okay with you? >> that's okay. >> reporter: he grew up on this street with three generations of his family through the rise and fall and now renaissance of the city around it. detroit. >> my grandfather, he was my best friend. i was 9 years of age when he
gave me a paint brush and told me to paint, and said that the world was my canvas. >> reporter: but that world imploded in 1967 when racial tensions and post-war urban decline sparked five days of deadly riots in their own backyard. >> i felt the world was coming to an end. the area was hit hard. >> reporter: so the riots and the aftermath led to the emptying out of this neighborhood? >> absolutely. >> reporter: and that's really driven you? >> yes. >> reporter: to bring people, bring the focus back? >> someone in to do it. why not me? i can see the ghosts of the people that usced to live here. >> reporter: they left behind the objects that once filled their lives. >> i decided to gather those things up and create this magic. >> reporter: you are making a statement with the things that are left behind are still valuable? >> absolutely. you make it valuable. >> reporter: valuable because today guyton's so-called
heidelberg project attracts an estimated 200,000 visitors a year from all over the world, adding $3 million an luly to the local economy. >> i just like the oddity of it all. this is a great way to put the area on the map. >> bringing the neighborhood back. >> reporter: it also brought controversy. some residents complained about traffic and code violations and the city even bulldozed parts of it twice. >> i don't mind getting in trouble first and apologizing later if necessary. >> reporter: the heidelberg project is now working with the city to address those concerns. a task that falls to its president jeanine whitfield. >> it's like any other family. you got sisters and brothers that don't get along, but we never stop trying. >> reporter: a former banker, she made a wrong turn down heidelberg street 26 years ago and met guyton sitting on the curb. today she is also his wife.
do you feel that your work has followed the rise and fall and rise of detroit? >> i definitely do. i think it is the greatest symbol. and as the city of detroit is kind of having this new life so to speak, so is the heidelberg project. >> reporter: ironically, that new life means dismantling some of the installations and moving them to galleries around the world. they have a proposal at city hall to turn this once blighted neighborhood into a vibrant artist's village with live/work studios, an arts academy and businesses that cater to them. they have even trademarked their own school of art. >> we call it heidelberg-ology. >> reporter: what is your definition? >> the study of found materials incorporated into the fabric and structure of an urban community and the effects on that community. >> reporter: you put this neighborhood on the map. now you want to take it to the
next level? >> that's why i can walk away. i have done it. >> reporter: as this neighborhood's profile has risen, guyton is now represented by an art gallery in new york and other cities asked him to create works of art to revitalize their neighborhood. it seems the philosophy of heidelberg-ology is spreading. >> i'll say. at first it looks kind of junkie. it shows you the beauty of the ordinary when you look at the stories behind what we are looking at. >> i appreciate his act first and apologize later. >> i hope it leads to an artist community. that's a really nice legacy. >> very nicely done. overnight, netflix released the first documentary from barack and michelle obama's production company. they reveal why this film why life inside an ohio factory was personal to them. you are watching "cbs this morning."
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overnight, former president barack obama and first lady michelle obama, released their first documentary on netflix. "american factory" is the first film from the obamas' production company, higher ground. it takes viewers inside a chinese glass company's new factory in dayton, ohio, where chinese and american employees work side-by-side. in this clip, the obamas talk to the filmmakers about why they connected with the story. >> those first scenes of the folks on the floor in their uniforms. that was my background. that was my father. that was reflected in this film.
>> we have a sacred story. a story that gives us meaning and purpose and how we organize our lives. if you know someone, if you talk to them face-to-face, you can forge a connection, you may not agree with them on everything. there's common ground and you can move forward together. >> and higher ground is both of us. our platform is going to look a little like everything. >> we want people to be able to get outside of themselves and experience and understand the lives of somebody else. that's what a good story does. it helps all of us feel some sort of solidarity with each other. >> the former first lady also said she chose the film because the filmmakers let people tell their own stories. >> well, they don't call their company higher ground for nothing. they want to do something that celebrates core values as a country, and celebrates the
triumph and the human spirit. >> helping people get outside of themselves. and "american factory" is streaming on netflix. this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning. it is 8:25 i'm michelle griego. two people escaped without major injuries after their small plane crashed in the pacific ocean. in the waters off half moon bay. federal investigators are looking into the cause. a newly reconstituted jury is back to deliberations in the ghost ship trial after they were reportedly caught doing research on the case outside of deliberations. and transportation officials in san francisco have decided to name a future muni transit station after rose pak. the station is part of san
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bridge metering lights are on. and it's a slow song on the san mateo bridge making your way towards the east bay peninsula. the richmond san rafael bridge is slow on the approach. and halfway across the bridge it looks much better getting to 101. northbound on the nimmets is really slow and it's going to be that way all the way to the maze. >> blue skies out there. we'll see plenty of sunshine as we head through our afternoon today. today, the start of a warming trend for us. 84 for san jose. 77 in oakland. 82 in fremont. so highs above average for this time of yearment we're going to continue with above average temperatures through the weekend. it gets even hotter inland by early next week. have a great day. frshz
welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's time to bring you the stories that we call "talk of the table." we're talking about it. we have a special guest this morning. what's your name, special guest? >> sebastian maniscalco. >> this is when we pick a story that we want to share with each other and the audience. hopefully you've picked something out. you're third. tony, you're first. >> i'm going to help out wildlife officials in florida, who are looking for social media videos of the panther, the florida panther. this majestic animal has been seen limping around floridan videos. eyan't figure out why. >> these pictures are upsetting.
>> look at this video. it's a neurological disorder and it affects kittens. that's a baby panther, in particular. it's a bit of a mystery. there's cases, only about eight cases so far. but that still is worrying enough that they are putting out a broader call to see if it's something they can intervene. >> do you think they've been drugged? or do you think it's a physical problem? >> they don't know. >> that is disturbing. >> this is an animal that can move with the best of them. it is not moving. it's already endangered. >> it's very distressing to see those pictures. >> my story is a real milestone. for the first time, women will make up just over 50% of the college-educated labor force. >> woo hoo. >> this is a trend that's been going since 2007, at which point, women were receiving 57% of bachelors degrees. it's stayed that way since then. and it's breaking up the boys'
club in professions. women make up 61% of pharmacists. that's up from 47%. but you're not seeing a change in other places. only a quarter of college-educated workers in computer occupations are women. but a lot of companies are change their benefits to attract this women-educated workforce. sebastian, what do you got? >> two toddlers stage an adorable escape and get caught on camera. that's georgie and wilder. i have a 2 1/2-year-old. you see this kid, he is getting out because he had a blanket on. we have a sleep sack for seraphina where she has no leg movement whatsoever. >> she will eventually. and the first time you hear the thump from the other room, that means they've sprung over the barrier.
>> i'm not looking over to that. >> you have a 9-week-old. >> caruso. >> yes. >> we had him circumcised, right? they're like, do you want the fo foreskin? do you want to take the foreskin home? i am thinking, who is doing that? >> you didn't take the foreskin home? >> no. >> you made the right decision. my turn. mine is about a florida woman who says she almost cried when a dog groomer buyed her hair green and pink without her permission. when she went to pick up her dog, this is what she found. this is lola. and the groomer said they wanted to give her a makeover. they were apologetic. they gave her $150 back and offered her a grooming.
if i was them, no thank you. >> there was supposed to be no color and ended up with that. >> and lola had a litt burn on her body. >> my daughter comes home from camp with a hairspray. >> but she makes the choice. >> i don't know if she does. the girls seem to be -- it seeps haphazard to me. >> she makes the choice. sebastian is here because we're going to talk about his amazing career. it is amazing. he's well-known for getting a lot of laughs with his -- how shall we describe this? observational comedy. >> have you noticed they have a bunch of compartments? who is using all of this storage? this is the guy they built the treadmill for. this guy is emptying his life into these bins. the change. the iphone. the wallet. the keys. he brought an ipad.
he brought a cinema to the gym. >> i know that guy. i saw that guy in the gym. his show will run at madison square garden, broke records for ticket sales. i was there. the highest grossing comedy event in north america, according to billboard. so, sebastian is getting ready for his first gig and his award show host at the mtv video music awards next week. it's a big first for you, mr. maniscalco. >> it is. and i'm very, very excited and a little concerned just because this is a -- i've never hosted anything before. and -- >> this is also not your target demographic. >> yeah. this is millennial. and my audience is, you know, sometimes they need some help getting into the theater. >> this is the thing, sebastian. when they announced you, they said, we are thrilled to have the incredibly talented
sebastian maniscalco, as this year's vma host. sebastian is on fire and his comedic spin on relatable topics will make the show unforgettable. what do you think, the host is sebastian maniscalco, what was the the reaction? >> the reaction was, 3 million teenagers will google who is sebastian maniscalco. it's a different audience for me. >> are you worried about that? >> yeah. if i'm not worried, something is wrong. i'm constantly pining over stuff. the time i wasn't worried, i lost my train of thought on jimmy fallon's show. i need to be worried. i need to be concerned. >> did they give you advice on how to approach this? >> just to the camera. play to the camera, not really the audience. there's a lot of movement. people are sitting down and getting up. >> that's not what you typically do. >> i play to the audience. this will be different for me.
>> this is music. >> have you been studying? >> i have been studying. i found out who normani is. >> i'm going to be googling that. >> yeah. i'm diastolic a loing a lot of . i don't know the feuding, who has beef with who. but i'm finding that out. >> you're an actor, too. you won "green book," to "the irish man." i'm thinking, this has to be a memorable night for you. >> no. >> not so memorable? >> first i had to fight for a ticket. i received the ticket and it was
third balcony, last row. okay. this is not looking good. i get picked up, in what comes as an suv. i'm in a hyundai four-door. nothing against the hyundai. but not really oscar-worthy. i thought, i'm going to watch the oscars from the lobby. i have a couple pops of champagne. and i make my way down the stairs. i'm thinking, how am i going to get on the first floor? >> i want to be close. as i'm walking down, i have a nice tuxedo, boom, i'm rolling down steps. as i'm falling, i'm just -- i'm hearing people go, oh, my god. a seat filler just fell down the stairs. i didn't know how many stairs there were. there were at least 19 steps that i was falling. and i got up. and i got to play like nothing
happened. >> how is the rehabilitation going? >> but the beauty of what you do, though, your comedy is so physical. you show and you tell. where did that style come from? that's half of the fun of watching you. you act it out. >> i can't help it. it happened at the kitchen table growing up, where we shared stories. it would be like this. and then, and this. that translated to the stage. i think, not only telling the story, but showing how it happened gives it a little extra flare. >> you're in another forthcoming -- a much-anticipated film, "the irishman." you play crazy joe gallo, a notorious new york mobster. how did you audition for that park? >> go to new york or send in from l.a. i came here to new york to do
that. they said, this is looking great for you. that's all you have to tell me is i'm a shoo-in, and i start unraveling. i would rather them tell me, you have to work for this. >> how did the audition go? >> audition was awful, in my eyes. they gave me another shot. take the notes and put it on tape and send it in. i sent it in, and that's the tape they ended up showing. >> look at the cast you're working with. >> unbelievable. if you had told me when i came from chicago to l.a., i would be in this movie with de niro, pesci. >> are you going to give us a hint of how you're going to open the show? i assume you're not going to sing and dance. >> i don't know if you know, i'm an unbelievable dancer. so, you might see a little bit of that. >> you have to teach me a thing
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of its kind and the largest in the world. carter evans went to where the wild things are to see why it's so important. >> reporter: mountain lions and other wild animals have lived in the heart of los angeles for centuries. but the freeways that were meant to move people isolated wildlife. beth pratt is part of the wildlife federation. >> they come to the freeway and turnaround. >> reporter: officials are in the final design stage for a crossing over one of l.a.'s busiest freeways.
this won't look like a standard overpass. >> no. these are wonderful. the animals have to feel safe. >> reporter: the overpass stretches over ten lanes of highway and would allow creatures better access to food and mates. >> if we don't provide connectivity, they can't get dates outside of their family. they're at risk of going extinct. >> reporter: they understand what dating is like in l.a.? >> the 405 divide has kill midroman midromance. >> reporter: the more mountain lines, the more diversity and greater population. >> we just need a few to make it across and reproduce to make a big difference genetically. we've seen animals south of 101, have some of the lowest jgeneti
diversity of anywhere in the west. >> reporter: since the national park service has started tracking carts in 2002, 18 have died. animals have been forced to take risks. which one made it through here? >> p-64. >> this captured p-64 coming out of a drainage pipe. >> found the long, dark tunnel, which isn't great in terms of a wildlife crossing in general. >> the national wildlife federation has raised $13 million and will raise the remaining 50 to 60 million. completion is set for 2023. this is the large area. how do we know the animals will find their way to this tiny bridge? >> we put up a sign. what's great about wildlife crossings, is the science is accomplished.
this is it. they are trying to cross here. we're saving mountain lions and reconnecting an ecosystem. we're going to inspire the world. people are going to drive under this and know it's possible. if l.a. can do it, nobody else has an excuse. >> hope they can raise that money. on today's "cbs this morning" podcast, gayle talks to the creative and kcoe producer. and before we go, how police officered helped a homeless man reun daughters after 20 years. we'll be right back.
the video shows jose hugging his daughters and grandchildren last week and he lost touch with his family after he moved to florida, suffered several strokes and ended up homeless. determined to find them he spent all the money in his social security account to travel to new jersey. a transit officer found him wandering around the train station and alerted a crisis officer who contacted dozens of people. just days later lopez saw his daughters for the first time in more than 24 years. >> i'm in heaven. i got my two best girls. i got good friends. >> we always wish the best. we always wish we had him, but we, you know, we were just but you know, we were just grateful for this poemt.
this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning. it's 8:55 i'm michelle griego. two people escaped the without major injuries after their small plane crashed in the pacific ocean. the plane went down yesterday afternoon in the waters off half moon bay. federal investigators are now looking into the cause. fire crews in san jose have contained a two alarm fir that broke out a little after midnight. no one was home at the time. the cause of the fire is under investigation. soil is scheduled to be delivered this morning for a greenway project in san francisco's presidio area. a 14-acre park is planned above the eastern tunnels. a road that leads to the golden
good morning here at 8:57 we're checking in on your real time travel times this morning. so far you are not in the green. you are mostly in the red. slow and go through the altamonte pass. as well as 101 out of the south bay. you are looking better though on highway 4 at a 43-minute drive. there is a stall in the
westbound direction that's going to slow you down. it is blocking a lane. the bridge is on it. as far as the san mateo bridge is concerned you are looking a little bit better. it is however a slow crawl toward the peninsula this morning and we're getting busier in that eastbound direction as well. the richmond san mateo bridge you are slow. when you're going to experience those delays. all the way towards about halfway across the bay. >> and you can see on emily's live traffic cameras all of that sunshine. today, the start of a warming trend for us. you can see that with a camera of blue skies out there. temps will be warming up above average for this time of year. 91 for a high in concord. 84 forsan jose. 82 for you in fremont and 77 for you in oakland. and 72 for san francisco. #2e6r7s above average for this time of year running about 2 to 4 degrees above average with high pressure in control we're
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