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. >> hey, cool down today. it's going to be a hot one as we look live outside at the sunrise. cbs this morning is cowping next. >> have a great day everyone. welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm gayle king with anthony mason and tony dokoupil. democrats divide. joe biden comes out swinging against his progressive rivals at a fiery debate where health care, gun control, and president trump dominate the discussion. recovery at risk. a new storm threatens the already hurricane-devastated bahamas. we're with the former navy s.e.a.l.s taking supplies to dorian survivors who say their government is missing in action. genetic testing scam. a cbs news investigation uncovers laboratories charging medicare millions for unnecessary cancer tests. jim axelrod tracked down one of
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the doctors two helps them do it. and a true veteran, lawrence brooks is the oldest living american to serve in world war ii. we take you to his 110th birthday party. >> happy birthday, mr. brooks. it's friday, september 13th, 2019. here's your "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> you said two minutes ago they would have to buy in. you said they would have to buy in. >> are -- >> are you forgetting what you said two minutes ago? >> sparks fly at the third democratic debate. >> this is why the president's debates are becoming unwatchable. this reminds everybody of what they cannot stand about washington. scoring points against each other, poking at each other. in the bahamas a new tropical storm warning is in effect after hurricane dorian devastated the area with so many still missing. former acting fbi director andrew mccabe is facing an indictment. >> the justice department rejected mccabe appeal against criminal charges. president trump denying claims made in a new politico
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report accusing israeli agents of planting spy devices near the white house. >> i don't think the israelis were spying on us. actress felicity huffman is expected to learn her fate after pleading guilty for her role the massive college cheating scandal. a bench warrant was issued for singer r. kelly after he failed to appearat a court hearing in minnesota. all that -- >> half a yard, mccaffery did not get it. tampa bay is going to win this game. a parasailing prank is going viral. that water is filled with jellyfish. >> oh, no, no, no. and all that matters -- >> i'm going to do something unprecedented tonight. my campaign will now give a freedom dividend of $1,000 a month for an entire year to ten american families -- >> look at asian oprah over here. he's giving everybody money. on "cbs this morning." >> let me tell you what i think. i think we should have a debate
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on health care. i know that the senator says she's for bernie. i'm for barack. >> he mentioned obama. for those playing at home, time to take a drink. >> i think it's great they go live right after the debates er thee there's a lot of rial.ial. > a lot to talk about. three hours, a lot of material. >> the asian oprah line was kind of funny, trevor. only you could say that. latest welcome to "cbs this didates." we're going to begin with the latest democratic debate where ten presidential candidates showed a clear divide between the parties' political center and its left wing. it was the first time that all the top democrats in this race appeared together. they displayed sharp divisions on a range of issues including health care. >> in a first there were three women, two african-americans, one latino, and one asian on the
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stage telling voters why they should be the next president. ed o'keefe is in houston where he covered the debate last night. good morning. who set themselves apart, and how did they do it? >> reporter: well, tony, the differences last night were pretty clear on some issues. over three hours, perhaps the differences most stark between those right at center stage. the national front-runner, joe biden, a moderate, sandwiched between two liberals, senators elizabeth warren and bernie sanders. > houston, we have a problem. >> reporter: a battle of the ig-10 democrats in houston focused especially on the top fore of concern -- health care tsd how to pay for it. >> costs are going to go up for reporter:individuals, and costs re going to go up for giant corporations. >> reporter: former vice president joe biden and other natorstes repeatedly pressed senators elizabeth warren and bernie sanders for how they he employ for their medicare for ou negot. ally friend from vermont thinks that the employer's going to give you back if you negotiate as union all these years, got a cut in wages because you got
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insurance. they're going to give back t >> as a matter of fact, they will. in our bill. >> for a socialist, for a socialist you got a lot more confidence in corporate america than i do. trustrust you to choose what makes the most sense for me. and y way or the highway. >> i know a lot of doctors, and they tell me that they spend a ot of time on paperwork, oiding beingng sued, and navigating t insurance acy.aucracy. comeporter: the most combative moment of the night when former housing secretary julian castro accused biden on flip-flopping on people who can't afford en on flire would be automatically enrolled in the ealth care plan. maticallyo not have to buy in. they do not have to buy in. >> t >> are you forgetting what you utes ago?minutes ago? forgetu forgetting already what wo minutes st two minutes ago? can't believe e that you said to minutes ago that they had to >> reported now year saying they don't -- you're forgetting that. southerner: the three-hour debate at texas southern
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includety, a historically black university, included calls for ricter gunun control in the wake wo recent ent mass shootings in state.ate. >> background checks and gun licensing, these are agreed to by overwhelmingly the majority amermericans. > it is traumatizing our children. children el paso and beto, god love you for standing so courageously in the midst of that tragedy. the mids mothert the mother of a 15-year-old girl who was shot by an ar-15, and that mother anched her bleed to death over the course of an hour because so ers were ss were shot by the ar-15 there weren't enough ambulances to get to them in time. hell yes, we're going to take your ar-15, ak-47. >> reporter: we caught up with julian castro after the debate to ask o ask what exactly he was attackso do in his attacks on ween. as you can see, we went over the saidcript about what was said ndtween him and the vice president. he insists that this was an
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issue over health care policy, not over the former vice president's age or agility. some we spoke to after said it ce. out of bounds. others said he said what needed to be said. much we know -- in priests debates, lesser known candidates who went after biden eventually lost their support and are no longer in the race. tony? table. right. eg lesson there. >> let's get to washington warrespondent major garrett with sandethe table. >> good morning, everyone. >> welcome. how di >> we had biden, we had warren, we had sanders on the same stage ign the first time. e t did they fare? > so at the debates, three times now, the biden campaign the t 's playingmade the case that he os the clear winner of any of to three debates. what does this tell us? he's playing a game of survivor. wayn't need to win, just thisve. of this in an academic sense.k what do we see about warren and sanders? the nonaggression pact nonaggres why? keep the progressive lane wide. it's not time yet to start going c each other. >> it can't last forever -- fo it can't last forever. more three more or less
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co-existed at the top. co-exist toer thing to observe, the corys, cory booker, amy klobuchar, pete buttigieg, kamala harris, all wanted to be sunny unifying strategists. they know somebody the biden-sanders-warren clash is coming. bey want to be coming in behind o position ttion themselves for the clash to come. and and geographically, amy isbuchar, because she's from alternatinear iowa, is best 'ssitioned to have a moment as that alternative once that clash comes. >> what did you make of castro's attack on biden, as ed pointed the mi >> the reaction in the room and suggested something already on the minds of the audience there and in the democratic party at large. is former vice president joe biden up to this? den up to th a reflection of the tension. himself,ro help himself, be,bably not.
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again, the sunny alternative is viewedce to be, not the pound a joe biden as the age -- >> it may have been viewed as a e.w blow. >> limited candidate. you could say -- you might have misremembered, i don't want to assume the worst. he assumed the worst. ut yeah. >> about the former vice president, that puts him in an ewkward position. itgot to way to figure out how o attack it seems without , ling a personal attack. many people took that as a personal, as you said, low blow. what about beto o'rourke's comment about guns where he said hell yes we're going to take your ak-47s. tion ineaction in the room. theegislatively almost impossible. one thing i think you can fairly say about beto o'rourke he's been transformed by a horrible sea aent in real time. all of that, i was born to this "vanity fair" wanderlust, that's gone. he's a candidate of conviction hat'srealtime issue, and he convi much more serious and rcused about what this is for him, not saying he's going to win or even get in the top tier. ut he looks and sounds like a goingentally different topidate transformed by a
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horror in his hometown. when you talk about isthenticity, as terrible as it was to achieve it, he's much closer to it than he's before city, as >> thank you, major. before.mer fbi director andrew major. could be close to facing criminal charges of lying to federal investigators. investigice department has ment has a request from mccabe awyers not to indict him in connection with a leak of information to a reporter in be6. a cbs news source says prosecutors recommend mccabe be indicted. in the "cbs this morning" interview in march, he denied yliberately misleading nvestigators. president trump has repeatedly rmiticized mccabe. mccabe lawyers say any prosecution would be puyallu -- would be politically motivated. another major storm could be outhern o the bahamas. a new system is taking shape over southern parts of the
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tland chain. the storm is expected to approach florida as a tropical storm by this weekend. tomorrow it will pass brand man, which was devastated -- pass gran grand bahama, which was devastated two weeks ago. errol barnett has been in hard-hit areas with u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s. here's in nassau, the capital. a.l.s.orning to you, and what did you see? >> reporter: good morning. the scene we found was heartbreakingly familiar. our journey to the most remote parts of this country was only possible through a combination of sea planes and small boats. l en we arrived at our more tation, we found people suffering with no cell service, o running water, and no power for more than a week. this day's journey gak with a sea plane -- began with a sea sane ride, a mercy mission delivering food and supplies, organized by u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s e.a.l.sn south florida. foror me and my company, it's that continued want to give back that and just continue, you know,
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an serving after service. >> reporter: there's no landing area on sweetings key, so we touched down on the open ocean. transferring to a small boat, bringing relief ashore. inging rval an urgent moment for the residents of this small mall ng community once them to around 100 people, now only 26 remain, hoping to rebuild. >> this right here is the -- >> reporter: nolan cooper is one of those survivors. aid only began reaching his community about four days ago. more than a week after the category-five monster stalled directly on top of it for almost 30 straight hours. are you still surprised at how powerful this was? >> more than surprised. this is category five, i think it was cat six. >> reporter: the frustration here is palpable.
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many telling cbs news the only assistance they've received has come from foreigners. >> from the u.s. >> reporter: your aid is coming from the u.s. what are you getting from the bahamian government? >> nothing. >> reporter: say it again. >> nothing at all. >> reporter: now look, the government tells us that it is coordinating relief efforts from here in nassau, but because most of the field teams are foreign and private aid groups, that's all that rains in the hardest hit areas see -- that residents in the hardest hit areas see. they say they will continue running aid missions as long as they get funding and donations. with the storm rolling in, they are literally racing the weather to get shelter to those most in need. tony? >> still a long way to go. errol barnett in the bahamas. thank you. new jersey is the latest state to target vaping amid a onwidewide outbreak of severe lung diseases. t's creating a special task force to come up with recommendations. recomm reporc reporting 380 confirmed onfirmedable cases of lung es ofss tied to e-cigarette use across 36 states and the virgin
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islands. virgin he first national count under new tighter standards. th nationalsix deaths are reported in six different states. unde the cdc has not pinpointed a differear vaping product as the cause. new information about the apingy dive boat fire in california raises concerns about whether the crew broke any laws. the wreckage of the "conception" boatulled from the water near santa barbara yesterday. jonathan vigliotti has the new wetails. >> reporter: on a day crews lifted the doomed boat, federal investigators raised new concerns about what led to the fire that sank it. >> >> i'm pleased to report that eralsalvage operations have so erns aen successful. >> reporter: an ntsb report says all six crew members on the boat were asleep when the fire broke out in the early morning of september 2nd. investigators say one crew member was required to be awake and on patrol. five crew members jumped into the water and survived. were broke people were trapped below ofk, all of them died. >> this was a very challenging ators sayaround. ohe relatively remote location, 22 miles or so away from the
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coastline. the >> reporter: the charred remains eople w carefully examined. investigators are considering hether lithium ion batteries used to power phones and cameras overheated and caused the fire. ll around.y prompted the u.s. coast guard to reissue its emergency water safety guidelines which include limiting the unsupervised coas charging of lithium ion batteries and power strips. for "cbs this morning," i'm onnathan vigliotti. is actress felicity huffman is scheduled to be sentenced later today in the marv college admissions scandal. she's already pleaded guilty to
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fraud charges in may. prosecutors want her to spend 30 dates in prison for paying to have the answers on her daughter's s.a.t.s corrected. carter evans has more on the story. so what exactly are her lawyers asking for? >> reporter: felicity huffman's lawyer doesn't think she should have to spend any time in prison because he's arguing this is essentially a victimless crime. there's no proof that anyone lost any money in this scheme. oe's asking for probation, a $20,000 fine, and community service. an eporter:t's all up to a judge. p> felicity, do you have elicity you'd like to say to your fans? kept w reporter: wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses, felicity maffman put her head down and ept her lips sealed as she arrived in boston with her husband, actor william h. macy, ard-winn her strength. this afternoon she'll learn her fate and her months' long legal she will come to an end. the emmy award-winning actress daughtd guilty in may to fraud charges. strengmitted she paid $15,000 to
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a procter to have her daughter's answers on her s.a.t. exam corrected. the letter ahead of her strength, huffman said she felt >> hey.or what she did. admitting she had broken the law, deceived the educational community, and betrayed her daughter. >> hey. i know you're probably busy. saying really need to talk to somebody. she wasrter: huffman's "desperate housewives" co-star eva longoria came to her defense -worker, a friend has a kind heart. at work on the show she said huffman stood up for her when she was bullied by another co-worker, and would not have legal ed without her friendship. >> today is a day of reckoning -- >> reporter: cbs news legal analyst rikki klieman says she doesn't believe huffman will reathe a s time. that doesn't mean other >> fel defendants like lori loughlin should breathe a sigh of relief. >> felicity huffman is the floor. she is the bottom because she
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has done everything right. even if felicity huffman gets probation, i don't think lori loughlin should think that the same facts apply to her. >> reporter: lori loughlin pleaded not guilty to paying half a million dollars to get her two daughters into usc. earlier this week, the office of probation recommended a sentence of zero to six months for those who pleaded guilty. we'll find out this afternoon. sentencing is here later today. anthony? >> yes, we will. thank you. ahead, the new government warning to people in the east about potentially deadly mosquito bites. plus, more than 250,000 workers around the country see their paychecks bounce. why a payroll provider that suddenly shut down is now under 7:vestigation. first, 7:18. time to check your local weather. ♪
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we have much more news ahead including part two of our cbs news investigation into a massive medicare fraud that could be costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. >> jim axelrod tracked down a doctor who signed off on $19,000 worth of genetic tests billed to medicare for patients he never met. >> reporter: can i ask you if this is ethical, common practice to sign test orders for people who have never met you before? never spoken to you? have never been examined? do the names ken and judy johnson mean anything to you? >> doesn't look like he wants to talk. ahead, what we learned by going undercover and talking to a recruiter about how it scheme works. you're watching "cbs this morning." this portion of "cbs this
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how meghan markle is creating new opportunities for working women. your local news is next. creating new opportunities for working women. . this is a kpix5 news morning update. . good morning. it's 7:26. i am michelle griego two people are dead following a wrong way crash on highway 85 in mountain view. the collision happened just after 1 a.m. and shut down all northbound lanes. the lanes reopened at 6. an investigation is underway after a deadly train crash. two people were reportedly killed after an amtrak train struck them in berkeley. there are no reports of injuries among anyone on board the train. and the cable cars in san francisco are out of service today. they won't be running for 10 days because crews need time to refurbish the gear box that is power the system. shuttle bus also temporarily replace the cable cars. and news updates throughout the day on your favorite
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. welcome back 7:27. i am geeana frank o. if you planning on taking 92 the san mateo bridge towards 101 a crash is in the median. slight delays approaching the scene. getting on 101 northbound typical slow and go conditions for the morning drive with a sluggish condition southbound through san mateo along 101. now the san mateo bridge looks like it stacks up coming away from the toll plaza. 20 minute drive time to go between 808 a 101. mary. okay the heat is on for sure. heat advisory in effect from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. for most of the bay area. and due to extreme heat. especially inland topping out in the triple digits. later today. so check out the temps. 1000 done cored. 103 livermore. 91 oakland and 87 for san francisco. cooling down heading through the weekend and shower chances next monday.
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it's 7:30. here's what's happening on "cbs this morning." >> for hard-working families across this country, costs are going to go down. >> democratic candidates talk boldly. >> hell yes, we're going to take your ar-15, your ak-47 -- >> and challenge one another in last night's debate. >> are you forgetting what you said two minutes ago? government prosecutors recommend criminal charges for former acting fbi director andrew mccabe. american aid flows to the bahamas where many people say they're getting no help from their own government. >> nothing. plus, a celebration for america's oldest living world war ii veteran on his 110th birthday.
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♪ happy birthday to you and professor lori santos shows us how happiness can be scientific. ♪ clap along if you feel like a room without a roof ♪ ♪ cuz i'm happy clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth ♪ >> that's one science class i'd like to take. >> yeah. looking forward to talking to her. she said her research shows that there's a salary you could make, guys, that once you make this salary you should be happy for rest of your life because all your needs are taken care of. be interesting -- what's that number? >> lower than you think. >> very good, tony. it is lower than you think. >> employers would love to use that number. welcome back. we're learning more about the massive medicare fraud we uncovered in a cbs news investigation that could be costing taxpayers millions. we first told you yesterday how recruiters are enticing seniors to submit a dna sample for a genetic cancer risk test. we learned many never received lults, and their medicare --
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results, and their medicare accounts are billed for thousands of dollars. jim axelrod spoke to one of the doctors involved in the scheme in part two of his report. jim was just named cbs news chief investigative correspondent. >> woohoo! >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> hello, big kahuna. >> good morning. good morning. we want to tell you about the other parts of this scheme. the doctors and laboratories these recruiters are partnering with to bill medicare. according to government estimates, they are potentially siphoning hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars from medicare. >> traditional care is their primary insurance -- >> reporter: the golden ticket for this scam. cbs news went undercover. this woman recruits seniors who will hand over their saliva sample and medicare cards for a
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genetic cancer test. >> i went on, and i googled senior living facilities. also church groups. >> reporter: she says she makes more than $200 per senior, and that some recruiters are pulling in more than $10,000 a month. >> the genetic testing is thousands of dollars. >> reporter: they pay for -- >> yes. it can be from $2,500 to $10,000. >> reporter: medicare pays the lab, processing the swab, as long as a doctor has signed a test order. so recruiters partner with willing labs and doctors who certify the tests are medically necessary. >> basically pulling people into the labs. >> reporter: once they've secured the saliva sample and the medicare card, they shop it around to labs. >> reporter: attorney bob thomas is a former federal prosecutor who now represents whistle blowers in ongoing health care fraud cases. he says scammers are luring in
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looks with a promise to triple their revenue. >> the biggest problem here is kickbacks because the sales force is going out there to the labs saying, hey, i'll get you more busy, but you got to cut me in on it. that's not the way medicine should work. >> reporter: this isn't a half a dozen cases the labs are processing. >> no, this gets into the millions very quickly. >> reporter: our investigation found labs across the country billing medicare tens of thousands of dollars for unnecessary genetic tests. so you see, are you at risk of hereditary cancer -- kevin and judy johnson were at an arts festival in ft. lauderdale last october when they were stopped by recruiters representing a company called genx health promoting the cancer tests. >> i have had colon cancer. >> reporter: so this was like a blinking neon sign, step in. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: six weeks later, $19,000 worth of the charges were billed to their medicare
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accounts by a lab run out of a former church in louisiana. and yet, to this day, they've received no test results. you think some people need to be taken away in hand c? >> absolutely. >> reporter: this is the doctor who signed the johnsons' test order, daniel canchola. kevin and judy johnson had never seen, spoken to, or heard of him. >> it just didn't add up. it didn't make sense. we don't know this guy. >> reporter: dr. canchola declined to aner any questions about the test orders he signed. so we meet him in the parking garage of his dallas office. dr. canchola? hi, i'm jim axelrod with cbs news. i'd like it ask you some questions about a genetic test you ordered. >> i'm -- i need to have you speak to my representative. >> reporter: what would your representative be able to tell us why your name appears on test orders for people who have never met you -- >> that's all i can say. thank you, though. >> reporter: can i ask if it's ethical common practice to sign test orders for people who have never spoken to you, never been examined?
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do the names ken and judy johnson mean anything to you? and with that, he was gone. >> it's tragic in some ways because these folks aren't going to get two bites at this apple. if five years from now they need the legitimate genetic test, they're going to have lost their opportunity for a future genetic test that might be helpful. >> reporter: we followed one dr. canchola, who never did give us the name of his representative. in a statement, the lab that billed the johnsons' medicare account told us it is no longer accepting test requests from dr. canchola. we also repeatedly asked officials from the government department that oversees medicare to sit down with us, but they declined. i not that's an important point -- i think that that's an important point, that the government owes taxpayers some kind of explanation as to how they identify and police potential fraud.
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it's 2019, couple lines of code might be able to identify if you keep getting the same request from the same doctors, hey, we might want to keep an eye on that. but they wouldn't talk to us. >> especially as we talk about medicare for all in the democratic debates over and over again. >> kept coming back to us, wait a minute, what does the agency do in terms of policing this especially given the political backdrop. >> and how many people like the johnsons do you think are out there? >> we kept running into case after case after case. >> thank you. hundreds of thousands of workers are without their paychecks today after the mysterious closure of a payroll company. ahead, how businesses around the country are scrambling to pay employees after millions of dollars vanished. fact is, every insurance company hopes you drive safely.
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the fbi's investigating a the fbi's investigating a payroll company that abruptly shut down leaving more than 250,000 employees across the country without their money. new york state-based my payroll h.r. allegedly divert good $35 million from employee checks and accounts. it left many accounts with negative balances. employers scrambling to pay their workers.
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our consumer investigative correspondent, anna werner, shows the fallout. >> it hurts. this wasn't something we were prepared for. >> reporter: tanya willis says her rescue shelter is near at a standstill after her payroll company abruptly shut down. >> all of their phone lines were down and social media accounts were wiped off. >> reporter: last some of willis' employees frantically called after finding recently deposited paychecks vanished from their accounts. >> between all of the employees, there was over a million 13,000 dollars deducted between eight checking accounts. >> reporter: the a.p. says willis is one of about 5,000 business owners scrambeling to pay workers after a business partner to my payroll h.r. said they diverted an estimated $35 million from employee accounts. some accounts had multiple withdrawals leaving many employees with negative balances. willis says one of her employees' accounts was
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overdrafted nearly $1 million. >> she had less than $1,000 in that account. we want to know so how that possible. >> reporter: my payroll h.r. and michael mann did not return calls to cbs news. but a company that worked with my payroll h.r. claims it's a victim of fraud by the company and that mann or someone at my payroll h.r. manipulated account numbers and moved workers' money into a personal account. willis' shelter rescues about 200 dogs a year, but she says she can't take in any more until they get the money back to fund it. >> i hope that there is a better answer other than somebody intentionally stole money and ran away with it. i hope there is a better answer, but right now i just can't think of one. >> reporter: the fbi is asking for any other potential victims to come forward. >> good job. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," i'm anna werner. >> wow. >> whatever the answer she gets
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is not going to be satisfied. >> no. >> i have questions for the banks, too, involved and how they were able to pull this off. >> thinking you have money in your banger account and it's not -- your bank account and it's not there. we're looking at stories for you today. tony? >> retired tight tend rob gronkowski has revealing new information about his nfl career. ahead we'll tell you what he told cbsn about the impact of nine years of hard hits on his health. >> nine years long time. thank you. see yo in a few minut. first, 7:44. time to check your local weather. ♪
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health officials are warning millions of people about a rare but potentially deadly mosquito bite. infected mosquitoes have been spreading eastern equine encephalitis. it's killed at least three people in the u.s. this year in massachusetts, michigan, and rhode island. the cdc reports cases in new jersey and north carolina. about 33% of the people infected with the rare virus will die. just pointing out that only 2% of adults can be infected. 6% of children bitten actually come down with it. >> i was in massachusetts in august where -- a town nearby, they -- one person had gotten bitten by this. people were concerned. a lot of people staying home at night because mosquitoes were out. they didn't want to get bit. >> that's one of the recommendations by the cdc. wear long clothing -- >> do they have any redeeming value? please tell me what that is. i haven't figured it out yet. i killed two yesterday in my bedroom. felt good about it. >> were they bloody? >> not long for this earth, those mosquitoes. former new england patriots
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star rob gronkowski is opening up about the major health issues he had during his career. gronk retired in march after playing nine seasons for the patriots. he spoke with cbsn about why despite his injuries he is still open to his future son playing the sport. take a look. i will let my son play football, bu first off, i will educate him on the game. you know, educate him on like what i went through, and i truly believe that anything, you know, any injury that you receive is -- it's fixable, though. i went through it. i had nine surgeries. probably had like 20 concussions in my life, like no lie. probably -- i remember like five like blackout ones. like -- >> i mean, look, cte, repeated con cushions, head impacts in those kind of sports can lead to cte. a lot of players have suffered from it. it's been discovered after the fact after they passed on. mike webster -- >> listen, i love gronk, but the
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evidence is that the -- many cases the brain never heals. >> it's not an injury you can heal from. >> exactly the opposite. the cumulative effects are very serious. >> when i hear 20 concussions and five blackouts, i think that's gronk, what about the other guy? somebody hit him. >> exactly. >> would you let your son play? >> i would not. >> yeah. >> a question a lot of parents are asking. >> he said he would let him play knowing. popeye's is offering a solution for its chicken sandwich shortage. hard to say that. the fast food chain is telling people to byob or bring your own bun and order the chicken tenders instead. check this out. ♪ >> just three tenders. >> but that's already on the menu. ♪ >> i have to bring my own bun? >> popeye's tweeted this video
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out yesterday. it says it's basically the sandwich only no mayo or pickles. and you got to bring your own bun. most people aren't too happy with the byob situation saying things like, we aren't laughing on twitter, and some understand saying you can't blame us for trying. the sandwiches are $3.99. three chicken tenders, $7.49. >> wow. >> even taking the price out, it's not the same. i've had that delicacy. >> have you? >> the chicken tenders -- the chicken tenders are not the same. >> how many did you have? >> solution is not the word there. >> i don't know how you sell out of a sandwich. we'll be right back. chose veri. because they need the massive capacity of 5g with ultra wideband, so more screaming, streaming, posting fans... can experience 5g all at once. this is happening in 13 stadiums all across the country. now if verizon 5g can do this for the nfl... imagine what it can do for you.
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. good morning to you. it's friday, september 13th, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning". i'm gayle king with tony dokoupil and anthony mason. ahead the important moments from the latest democratic presidential debate and how they could shape the race for the white house. plus 48 hours, new season. how the broadcast reporting helped solve a series of murders going back decades. and a birthday party for america's oldest living world war ii veteran. >> first here's today eye opener at 8. the latest debate where ten presidential candidates showed
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divide between the center and the left wing. >> the national front runner former vice president joe biden, a moderate was sandwiched between two liberal. >> what did you make of the attack on biden? did castro help himself? >> probably not. he assumed the worst about the former vice president. >> andrew mccabe could be close to facing criminal charges of lying to federal investigators. >> the scene we found was heartbreakingly familiar. no cell service, no running water and no power. >> felicity huffman's lawyers arguing she shouldn't have to spend any time in jail. he's asking for probation, a $20,000 fine and community service. speaking of free health care, i hope bernie has a voice doctor because something was dentally off with his throat. >> we must and will defeat trump, the most dangerous president in the history of this
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country. >> almost as dangerous as the bumble bee that i swallowed before this debate. >> there's still a lot of campaigning left to do here to save that voice. welcome back. the third democratic presidential debate showed how the party's candidates are divided. health care led the discussion in houston. it pitted medicare for all of bernd against elizabeth warren against the expand obamacare approach of former vice president joe biden. one tense exchange happened between biden and julian castro. >> the difference between what i support and what you support is that you require them to opt in and i would not require them to opt in. they would automatically be enrolled. they wouldn't have to buy in. >> they do not have to buy in. they do not have to buy in. >> you just said that two minutes ago. you just said two minutes ago that they would have to buy in. you said they would have to buy
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in. are you forgetting what you said two minutes ago? are you forgetting already what you said just two minutes ago? i can't believe that you said two minutes ago they had to buy in and now you're saying they don't have to buy in. >> a very loud groan on the floor. we asked castro about that comment. he said he was not criticizing biden's memory or age. just his health care plan. we also spoke to young democrats at drake university in the battleground state of iowa about the candidates who stood out to them. >> i love pete buttigieg. i think that he brings the intelligence and the youth to democracy that we haven't seen in forever. >> imagine what would be possible right now with ideas that are bold enough to meet the challenges of our time but big enough as well that they could unify the american people. >> i really like warren. i think she's had a really good stage presence the whole time. >> for hard working families across this country, costs are going to go down and that's how
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it should work under medicare for all. >> former massachusetts governor deval patrick is with us. we are very excited to announce that governor patrick is our newest cbs news political contributor. we're so happy about that. he's going to provide his insights to us throughout this 2020 election. there's going to be a lot to discuss from now until november. >> indeed. >> let's start with this debate last night. we just heard what the students were saying about who stood out. anybody stand out to you? >> i think they all had their moments, which is true i think of all of the debates. i thought the openings were particularly strong. i think in every case they offered a vision of unity and how important it is that the country come back together after the election which is almost inherently divisive, but we've had a term of division. >> unanimous groan for julian castro after he seemed to be taking a stab at joe biden. >> i groaned in my hotel room.
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>> where did you groan? >> it was unnecessary. there are differences in how the candidates view their policy choices and their policy proposals and that is all fair game. but it doesn't have to be trivialized. >> how do you attack without making it personal? you're trying to make a moment. how do you do that? >> the way we do in regular conversation with people we respect. you have conversation. i do all the time. we all do with people who don't agree with us. what we have to do is project a politic that says we don't have to agree on everything before we work together on anything. >> the vice president got mixed reviews last night. how do you think he did? >> i think he started really strong. it felt over time, and i felt this before about the vice president, about joe biden, whom i really admire and like personally, that he sometimes takes umbrage at being asked questions, at being challenged. that he has such a long record,
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it's kind of obvious where he stands on a given policy issue. i think that there's some sort of practice he has to get back into of just relaxing when he's challenged, because that's part of it. >> the last time you were at the table you said the democrats should not talk about president trump all the time but we had amy klobuchar and kamala harris in their opening statements right at the president. what did you think of that? >> we are campaigning against donald trump, so i get that. my point was and still is that he can't be the sole reason that candidates are in the race and can't be the sole reason and objective of the democratic party to unseat him. we have to be talking about what comes after a successful democratic campaign. what is our vision for how we serve not just the people who voted for democrats but for everybody? >> i was going to say is that something medicare for all which
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may be yeeoverreaching for some voters? is the democratic too progressive if it forces fepeop to accept a government health care problem? >> i think medicare for all has become a slogan of how we extend health care. they believe everyone should have access to high quality care and the other side does not. personally i think having a private health insurance industry is important to have alongside a government supplied health care because -- not frankly because i care about the insurance industry, but because the innovation that comes from the private sector can be beneficial for how we think about improving government service. >> i thought a recent cbs news poll was very interesting. it found former vice president biden is considered the most presidential, but senator warren is considered the most knowledgeable. which quality do you think is
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most important? >> well, th. >> i'm going to say both. look, i think that the president i want is like the president i think most americans want which is someone who is not going to spend their day every day trying to figure out how to divide us but instead of how to bring us together. it has turned out i think that if you look closely there are common feelings of economic anxiety, social anxiety even in these prosperous times that are shared across all kinds of communities in all kinds of places. ways in which people who feel left out and left back, that sentiment is shared very broadly. so i'm looking for someone who is interested in policy but is above all interested in leading us back to -- >> there are at least ten candidates last night that will say that's me. >> we'll have you back after the
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>> as wimbledomen it is 100% ou responsibility to support and uplift each other -- >> reporter: the duchess of sussex revealed a charity clothing collection. five remembers ranging from $30 to $250. for every item sold an identical one will be donated to smart works. >> not just hand-me-downs -- >> reporter: a british company giving women training and clothing to boost their confiden confidence. as a royal patron, meghan visited many times helping women prepare for a job interview. >> i went for a dressing session, and she was there. she got stuck right in like what they said, rolled up her sleeves, she was heavily freth time. and she picked out a couple of bits for me. and it was really nice for her to say, you know, how good it looked and, you know, it felt empowering. >> reporter: dionne got the job, but the duchess said the closet wasn't fit for everyone. she helped design these basic pieces. in
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on the same track. for "cbs this morning," roxana saberi, london. >> that's great. she has a great sense of style. as she said, when you wear something, when she wears something, people, "i want that, too." >> it takes off. a jury will soon decide the fate of the so-called hollywood ripper. a serial killer convicted of murdering two women, one was supposed to go on a date with the actor, ashton kutcher, the night she died. ahead, what a "48 hours" investigation uncovered about the killer. you're watching "cbs this morning." for mild-to-moderate eczema, there's eucrisa.
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next month a los angeles jury will decide whether the serial killer known as the hollywood ripper should get the death penalty. in august, michael gargiulo was convicted of the murders of two women and the attempted murder of a third. "48 hours" maureen maher has been investigating the hollywood
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ripper for more than ten years. her reporting continues in this week's season premiere of "48 hours." this is the systemic slaughtering of beautiful women by a serial killer. >> reporter: hollywood, ashley ellerin, 2001. a fashion designer stabbed 47 times. >> ashley was supposed to go on a date with ashton kutcher. >> reporter: "48 hours" consultant and former prosecutor mary jo fajiti. >> he rang the bell and nobody answered. he saw what he thought was spilled wine all over the place. unfortunately we learned that was her blood. >> reporter: kutcher told the jury when he eventually learned that ashley had been murdered, he, quote, freaked out knowing his fingerprints were on her door. never a suspect, he was concerned about what he left behind. unlike the killer who very carefully covered his tracks. maria bruno, 2005. a mother of four young children,
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stabbed to death. the killer leaving only a blue surgical booty outside the scene. and santa monica, three years later. an attack on michelle murphy. but she survived. michael gargiulo always lived near his victims so he could watch them. prosecutors say the stalking gave him a sexual thrill. since gargiulo's arrest in 2008, "48 hours" has been investigating the serial killer. in the late '90s, he came to hollywood trying to be an actor. this is his audition tape. >> your name -- >> mike gargiulo. >> reporter: he was cast as a boxer. marco hoffman, once a close friend of micel gargiulo's, says there was something strange about him. >> he would go on line, whatever he could find about forensics, and he would learn how to get away with the crime. >> reporter: back then, gargiulo was also a bouncer with anthony i did lorenzo. >> tough guy. absolutely.
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he had good punches to him. >> reporter: after i began reporting on this case, in 2011, teamer leery revealed that gargiulo had bragged about killing a young woman outside chicago. that turned out to be trisha capaccio believed to be his first victim. >> and maureen maher joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. >> michael gargiulo was convicted laugh month -- last month. why hasn't he been sentenced yet? >> they're waiting for the death penalty case, will jury will make a decision based on the testimony from the prosecution and the defense if they recommend the death penalty. but there's a problem in california. governor newsom has a moratorium on the death penalty. so they're still trying to figure out the language and how to deal with these cases. >> you talked about michelle murphy. she survived. has she spoken out or the victims' families spoken out? >> no one because the case is technically not over, and there are still witnesses. i know from one of the
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california family members they're very much looking forward to finally being able to talk to each other because the prosecution has asked them to please keep to themselves because they are witnesses in the case. i just don't think anyone thought it would take 11 years to get them, but when the death penalty happen the, the fades of -- happens, the phase of it, they'll be on the same place, same day, same time. >> gargiulo looks very different compared to when he first -- i didn't recognize him. >> yeah. he shaved his head, and he's changed his look several times. an interesting note, he had a wedding ring on the whole time during the trial. and we could not get an answer from the defense who is he married to. and we heard afterwards that he has a relationship with somebody. but he had a whole image thing going during the entire trial and the demeanor of just completely nonplussed. >> so interesting how he studied forensics. thank you. >> you can see the report in a special two-hour season premiere of "48 hours" on saturday at 9:00, 8:00 central here on cbs. what is the secret to
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happiness? professor lori santos interviewed a variety of well-known people from olympian michelle kwan two david byrne of the talking heads looking for answers. she's in our toyota green room with hat she's . this is a kpix5 news morning update. . >> good morning. it's 8:at that i am kenny choy. ham today the sap center is bringing out biggest names in muse foirk festival all weekend to celebrate 25 years sit arena it's happening outside the arena today through sunday. bart's bort bore of directors approved $227 million to buy and renovate a building in do you town oakland. they say the new headquarters will help centralize operation and save money in the long run. and some folks near the train tracks can expect noise tonight. smart train tracks will be tested for safety at various crossings. and the tests will be between
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. good friday morning 8:27. i am gianna franco. let's get a cheg on 580. we have got troubles here westbound working at lake park avenue a couple cars hangel upped. the right lane down for the count. all the red. slow and go. not much better on nimitz. competing commuting through
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oakland expect stop and go conditions. you are back into the maze approaches are seeing slow and go conditions as well. that's the east shore freeway 580, 880 and richmond san rafael bridge business as usual with delays westbound approaching the toll plaza and busy at the san mateo bridge with a slow ride. well dangerous heat for inland locations topping out in the triple digits. heat advisory for most of the bay area except for the coast in effect from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. all because of temps well above average for this time of year. heating up for sure. spare the air alert in effect for the second day in a row. air quality unhealthy for sensitive groups in the east bay. moderate air quality for the rest of the bay as high pressure is in control for us. trapping lewdants down to the surface and not a lot of wind to mix everything out. so let's show you what to expect taking you through the day we are looking at highs topping out in the triple digits from concovered
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livermore and mid-90s in san hoe say. 87 for san francisco. and there we go with the 7- dayforecast cooler for the weekend.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning". it's time for talk of the tail. you already know how it goes if you watch this show on a regular basis. >> if it's your first time we'll explain. >> we each pick a story we'd like to share with you and with each other. who goes first? >> i start this. have you ever passed a little time by looking at google earth images of neighborhoods you used to live in? >> i have not. >> actually, no. >> well, this man there is a man in wellington, florida, who was looking at a satellite image of a neighborhood he used to live in and he noticed something suspicious, so he zoomed in and saw what appeared to be this.
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a submerged car. >> wow. i don't know how he saw that. >> i don't either. he contacted a homeowner nearby who confirmed that yes, indeed, it is a car. the surprise came when police pulled it out of the water. they found the skeletal remains of 40-year-old william moldt who disappeared 40 years ago. he called his girlfriend and said he'd be home soon but never made it. we don't know exactly what happened, but i was interested in that because that's the town my father retired to and there are a lot of ponds like that. unit. ld be have been you that >> you never know what's in there. tony, what have you got? >> i am talking about j.k. rowling who has donated about $19 million for research for neurological conditions. she established it a decade ago with another big nodation. what i love about this is
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everyone knows that her real name is joanne and has introduced millions of kids to the pleasures of reading. what people don't realize is her life is a great example for kids and so many lessons. she started in her 20s as a single mom on welfare writing in little cafes and from those sentences built a $25 billion literary empire. and it continues to have a lasting legacy. these breakthroughs could happen in edinburgh are going to affect everyone around the world. >> we love her in our family. >> i love that she used her initials because she didn't want people to know her gender when she started. >> publishers told her boys wouldn't read. >> they were wrong. this is a case of instant karma and it's all caught on video. it involves a jaywalker who is glaring at a driver. he's really irritated with the
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driver and so he's walking across the street. this happened in the canadian city of hamilton, ontario. he's distracted, but he has the nerve to get mad at the driver for jaywalking in front of the car. it's humorous because he's not hurt because normally if he was hurt you wouldn't think this was so amusing. >> i suspect the driver enjoyed that. >> i think he was cracking up. i've often heard karma never loses an address. you normally don't see it that quickly in real time. i thought that was kind of cute. >> that's wonderful. does winning $1 million automatically make you happier? professor lori santos explains what scientists reveal about happiness and how our brains adapt. she created the most popular class at yale university. in her podcast the happiness lab, she interviews notable guests like figure skater
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michelle kwan, david byrne, coach bob bowman and actor j.r. martinez. santos talks to them about their quest to find happiness and the data behind their positions. good morning. >> thanks for having me. >> you created the most popular class. did that make you happy? >> it did. it came with logistical problems that didn't make me happy but it was great. >> now this podcast is going to be a path to happiness for the rest of us. >> not everybody is going to take a yale class. everybody has the s.a.t.s to get into yale but everybody is focussed on happiness, so we wanted to make the insights available to everyone. >> one of the first ones was the lottery. everybody thinks if i could just win the lottery, if i could just do it, it would make me happy. you highlight a guy who won and then ended up taking his own life. you think money, and i only hear rich people say this, money doesn't make you happy, but there is research and science to back that. >> researchers have been looking at this trying to figure out at
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what point in your salary do you hit the point that more moint won -- point money won't make you happy. hugh stress people feel, and they clotted that across your salary. if you jump from $10,000 in the u.s. to 20. >> you think people that make 30 think if they make 50 it will be okay and if they make 100, they think 250 will be okay. the real number is what? >> it seems to be around 75 k. . in all these measures you kind of level off which is surprising. >> when do billionaires want more money? >> when we don't have that much money, you're like all of a sudden it feels good. when you're rich i'm still not happy. it just must not be enough. >> why is it 75? that's an interesting number. >> that's just what the data bears out. >> the frustrating thing is just 10,000 above the median income
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in the u.s. another interesting finding is olympic medalists, if they're third, they're happier actually long term than the second place finisher. why? >> i think the second place finisher has a salient comparison. it makes them feel good. they're .2 seconds away whereas bronze was i almost wasn't even up here, i feel great. >> you say our mines lie to us when it comes to happiness. what do you mean? >> we have these strong intuitions about what will make us happier. getting a promotion, that will make me happy. you look at people who get that and they're not happy. >> the podcast touches on what you call the psychological immune system. what is that exactly? >> that's one of the reasons we are just more resilient than we think. when bad things happen, all of a sudden they weren't good enough. you lose money in the lottery, i didn't need it anyway. this immune system makes us feel good even when bad things happen. we just don't realize we have it. >> how do we become happier? >> don't focus on things that
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don't mart and start focus on things that do. make time for social connection. take time to be present. >> you say even waiting in line can be a happy experience. you lost me on that. >> isn't 7,000 hours of our life spent waiting in line? >> sometimes we're scrolling our instagram feed, not feeling good. we can talk to the person next to us. >> do they want to talk to us? >> the research suggests they do. a researcher who looked at this and he tested afterwards the person you're talking to feel better? he fines in fact they do. >> that's interesting. what happens -- what about when things don't go according to plan? >> this is another case where we forecast that everything is going to be terrible, but in practice that immune system you mentioned kicks in and makes us feel better, better than we expect. that means that things aren't going to -- our circumstances aren't going to affect us as much as we often think. >> if you see lori in line, say hello. >> strike up a conversation. >> all right, lori, thanks so much for being with us.
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you're looking at new orleans, home to the oldest
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living american who served in world war ii. this year we mark the 75th anniversary of d-day, the allied invasion oformandy that led to germany's surrender. today more than half a million americans that served in europe, the pacific and other places are still alive. cbs this morning saturday co-host michelle miller was just with the oldest american vet as he celebrated his 110th birthday. michelle, that's quite a party. >> it was quite a party. he is quite alive. lawrence brooks who was born on september 12th, 1909, and he i've got to tell su quiyou is q the kwacharacter. he credits his long life with walks and chewing gum. when we celebrated with him we learned he is something of a local celebrity. >> good morning. >> you're my hero. >> when you've been on the planet as long as lawrence brooks has, you develop a
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following. >> are you going to have fun today? >> yes. >> at 110 he's the oldest american world war ii veteran, a fete worthy of pomp, circumstance and a five star serenade at the world's national museum. ♪ happy birthday to you >> what is the secret to your success? >> i always loved people. i love people. >> and people love lawrence brooks. that's why so many of them showed up to celebrate. even strangers. from 1941 to 1945 brooks served overseas with the predominantly african-american 91st engineer battalion in places like australia and new guinea. he was a reluctant soldier opting to work as a cook in his unit. >> they drafted me into the army
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and the sergeant was selling us that we'll kill people. as much as i love people you're telling me i have to go kill them? >> after returning home to new orleans, brooks faced the challenge of the jim crow south. more than half a century later hurricane katrina threatened his wife and took his life. >> katrina took everything i owned, washed away everything. >> yet you survived that too. >> i survived that too. yeah. the lord was good to me. >> he can still get on his knees at night and pray. >> his daughter vanessa credits his father's exercise and faith for his long life and made this celebration possible. >> i heard he was an old vet and i said well, we need to do something at the world war ii
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museum. >> lee crane met brooks years ago at church and helped launch the annual museum party. it's a tradition employees hope won't end anytime soon. >> happy birthday. >> we asked brooks if this year he enjoyed any birthday presents in particular. >> those ladies who left that red stuff on your face? you like all those kisses? >> yeah. oh, yeah. >> lawrence brooks worked as a forklift operator and eventually retired at the age of 70. that's already four decades ago. he had five kids, two of whom heo heohe outlived, 22 great grandchildren. his daughter who is 60 years old is getting married in december.
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he promised to walk her down the aisle. >> a full head of hair. >> and very coherent. i don't know what i was expecting at 110, but i wasn't expecting that. >> so with it. an incredible sense of humor. >> he actually says his hearing is so good people yell and he has to tell them to keep it down, i hear you fine. >> i want to say long live lawrence brooks, but he's already lived really long. >> and he plans to live a lot longer. >> that's great. on today's cbs this morning podcast, cbs news business analyst answers questions about student loans, including how to figure out how much you should borrow. listen on your favorite podcast platform. coming up next, we'll take a look at all that mattered this week. you're watching "cbs this morning". we thank you for that. we'll be right back. we are here to discuss jessie's online time.
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tune in to the "cbs evening news" with norah o'donnell tonight. first let's look back at all that mattered this week. have a great weekend. if you see my ex-husband, tell him happy birthday. [ laughter ] four crew members rescued from inside a cargo ship off georgia are said to be in good condition. >> it was an emotional high after completing such a dramatic rescue. >> captain, when you first discovered they were alive, what went through your mind? >> i was elated. what we found out that the tapping was coming back, that made all the difference in the world. the announcement of the cancelation that took everybody by surprise here including the taliban. >> are peace talks continuing? >> we don't thi so at there state. >> for the taliban, this may just be a matter of waiting. a source close to bolton says he delivered this resignation letter. much shorter than some we've seen in the past. no president has run through three and now going on his fourth national security adviser in three years. >> are you interested?
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>> no. >> there's an opening. >> not available. many of his teammates acknowledge the seriousness of the allegations, they also said that they're taking a wait-and-see approach. >> we've looked into the situation. we're taking it seriously. six deaths are tied to vaping. >> the president has faced pressure to do something about e-cigarettes. >> we can't have our youth be so affected. >> do you see see any benefits the all? >> no! >> it's lard aep's hard to tel feel. no! >> leave the dinner table, get out the easy chair, pull it to the side -- >> we all have one of those. i love america -- >> "talk of the table." >> why do we call it that? >> it's a table, and we're talking. >> all the turnover in the staff. >> glad to see landscaping going on this morning. >> see what you learn on "cbs this morning." >> wow. this is very cool. >> i fell into a nasty rabbit hole for a year and a half. >> he was not running for
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president, that moment would never have occurred. >> were you angry at donald trump? >> no. i mean, he was being him. >> reporter: the first few days were like, what is this -- >> you didn't think it was cool? >> no. ♪ [ applause ] >> a safari in tanz toania took terrifying turn for some -- >> yes. >> a cheetah climbed on to the open-top jeep. the cheetah hung around for a bit before walking around and lying down on top of the jeep. and then, you can see, bye. i've been on safari, i have video of me very, very close to the cheetah. it wasn't that scary. they're just chilling in the road. >> they're not sitting on top of your car. i could be brave, too, if they were -- you've heard the saying about stop and smell the roses. so a squirrel smelling the flowers. getting closer, getting closer, it's there. i love this. >> the lesson may be appreciate squirrels but hug a flower today. >> there you go. >> there you go. >> a flower.
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>> you have flowers on your dress there. >> there you go. ♪
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. that is kpix5 news morning update. . >> good morning it's 8:5. i am kenny choi. two people are dead following a wrong way crash on highway 85 in mountain view. the collision happened after 1 a.m. and shut down all northbound lanes. the lanes reopened at 6:00. an investigation is underway after a deadly train crash. two people reportedly killed after an amtrak train struck them in berkeley. no reports of injuries among anyone on board the take. and the cable cars in san francisco arout of service today. the trolleys won't run for 10 days. the reason crews need time to refurbish the gear bock that is power the system the shuttle buses will temporarily replace the cable cars. news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms
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. good morning one more check of traffic before you head out. taking 280 along the peninsula a snag. southbound 280 south of san francisco reports of a trouble spot blocking the number 2 lane or number 3 lane. looks like they changed the direction. northbound 280 just reported now there right before exit 52 which is san he say avenue. lanes blocked slow ride heading into san francisco. not too bad on the southbound side. traffic moving okay out of san
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francisco into dale daley site. working your way out of the east bay westbound we are getting word of a traffic accident here. a university westbound 80 lanes are blocked on that accident and the bay bridge lock better. that's friday light. with no delays as you work your way at least this area. all right. well a heat advisory in effect for most of the bay area from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. and due to the dangerous heat. temps well above average for this time year in the inland location in the triple digits. and we have a spare the air alert for a second day in a row. air quality unhealthy for sensitive groups. and moderate air quality for the rest of us. and temperatures 100 degrees for concord and fairfield. 103 in livermore. 96 san jose, 91 oakland and 87 for san francisco. here's the 7-day forecast. ocean breeze kicking in little bit for tomorrow. especially for the coast and for the bay. still hot inland for tomorrow. much cooler for all of us on sunday.
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and shower chance on monday with the next weather system. have great weekend.
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