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7:00 am and check out cbsn bay area. you can watch those stories good morning to your viewers in the west and welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason with tony dokoupil. gayle king is off so michelle miller of "cbs this morning saturday" is with us. breaking news, the house is about to vote on impeachment after a late-night surprise by democrats brought outrage from republicans. murdered near campus. police arrest a suspect for the deadly stabbing of a student in new york city. what investigators think happened and how the murder has shaken the college community. dangerous excursion. the risky recovery mission sending teams back into the new zealand volcano crater while adventure tourism faces new safety questions. and signing off. radio legend and community activist tom joyner on retiring after 50 years and what he
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thinks young people could learn from activists of the past. >> it's friday, december 13th, 2019. here's today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> the committee is in recession. >> he chose not to consult on a schedule issue of this magnitude? >> an abrupt ending to a marathon impeachment debate. >> after hours of arguing about the articles against president trump, the house judiciary chairman delaying the vote until this morning. >> it's about us. it's about our constitution. it's about our expectation of what a president of the united states should do. >> the results of a national election in britain are in. boris johnson and his conservatives have scored an overwhelming win. >> we did it! we did it! we pulled it off, didn't we! >> new zealand military specialists recover bodies from the wild island volcano. >> others are still missing. >> we felt an enormous duty to make sure we brought the family members back. >> a new report sees more vaping deaths across the united states. according to the cdc, there have
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now been 52 confirmed deaths. former nba commissioner david stern undergoes emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage. >> he was taken to the hospital after becoming ill. >> all that -- >> a colorado dad shares a little holiday magic with his daughter. >> hi. >> hi. >> -- and all that matters -- >> lamar keeps, he's got the record. >> the baltimore ravens quarterback, lamar jackson, broke the nfl single season record for most rush yards by a quarterback. >> oh, and he throws 5 touchdowns in a 41-22 blowout of the jets. >> it is a season of record book rewrites. >> the mvp champ making his way around the stadium. >> -- on "cbs this morning.." >> paintings appear to be the oldest such images ever found. >> the big concern is that it could vanish. >> this image is peeling away off the wall. it's flaking off. >> so stop touching it! this art lasted 44,000 years, and then these guys show up. now it's in danger. look at that.
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it's just chipping away. look, when i scratch it, it comes right off. we've got to do something, mate. bring the sandblaster. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> the whole thing is so human. it's human to put it on the wall and then human to pick at it 40,000 years later. >> trevor always nails that accent. >> he has it down. welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west, the impeachment vote we expected yesterday is now scheduled for today. it was put off unexpectedly last night after more than 14 hours of intensely partisan debate in the house judiciary committee. >> committee chairman jerry nadler ended the session around 11:15 p.m. eastern asking members to, quote, search their consciences before today's vote. that brought more outrage from republicans, who spent the day trying and repeatedly failing to amend the charges. nancy cordes is outside the room where the committee is meeting again right now. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, republicans called the move petty and disrespectful.
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they argued that democrats cut off the debate last night because they want to vote today when more people are watching. a democratic aide argued that this was all about transparency and that democrats didn't want to have to vote on these two momentous articles of impeachment, abuse of power and obstruction of congress, in the dead of night. >> i want the members on both sides of the aisle to think about what has happened over the last two days and to search their consciences before we cast our final votes. the committee is in recess. >> reporter: that move shocked and infuriated republicans. >> there is no consulting from the ranking member on your schedule for tomorrow? you just blow up s this is a cbs news report. i'm major garrett in new york. good morning, everyone. we expect a historic impeachment house by the mouse judiciary
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committee at any moment. the committee resumed a final hearing this morning a third day of discussions and deliberations before voting on the two articles of impeachment against president donald trump. the committee chairman jerry nadler decided not to hold votes last night as anticipated. that move angered republicans who spent all day and evening challenging the articles that accused of president of abuse of power and obstruction of congress. let's look at the committee deliberations and vote as it unfolds right now. >> aye. >> mr. votes aye. >> ms. mcbath. >> aye disinterest miss mcbath votes aye. >> mr. standen. >> aye. >> miss dean. >> aye. >> miss dean votes aye. >> ms. powell. >> aye. >> miss powell votes zblooi mr. escobar. >> aye. >> miss escobar votes squlooi mr. collins no. >> mr. collins votes know. >> sensenbrenner.
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>> no. >> sensenbrenner votes no. >> mr. chabot process. >> no. >> chabot votes no. >> my gomert votes no. >> mr. jordan. >> no. >> mr. jordan votes no. >> mr. buck. >> no. >> mr. buck votes no. >> mr. radcliff. >> no. >> mr. radcliff votes no. >> miss roby. >> no. >> miss roby votes no. >> mr. gates votes no. >> mr. johnson of la. >> no. >> mr. johnson of la votes no. >> mr. bigs. >> no. >> mr. bigs votes no. >> mr. mcclintock votes no. >> miss lefkoe. >> no. >> miss less could votes no. >> mr. refreshen thaler votes no. >> mr. klein. >> no. >> mr. klein votes no. >> mr. armstrong. >> no. >> mr. armstrong votes no. >> mr. steuby. >> no. >> mr. steuby votes no. >> mass every member voted who
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wishes to vote? >> chairman may i ask how i'm recorded? >> how was the gentleman recorded. >> mr. gomert recorded as no. >> i wanted to make sure. >> the clerk will report. >> mr. chairman, there are 23 ayes and 17 nos. >> the articles agreed to. the question is now on article 2 of the resolution impeaching president donald j. trump for obstructing congress. the clerk will call the role. >> mr. nadler. >> aye. >> mr. nadler votes aye. >> miss lofrlen. >> aye. >> mitts lofrlgen votes aye. >> miss jackson lee votes aye. >> cohen. >> aye. >> mr. cohen votes aye. >> mr. johnson of georgia. >> aye. >> mr. johnson of georgia votes aye. >> mr. deutch. >> aye. >> aye. >> miss mrs. deutch votes aye.
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>> miss bass votes aye. >> mr. richmond votes yes. >> mr. jeffreyys. >> aye. >> mr. jeffreyy votes zblooi mr. cicilline votes aye. >> mr. swalwell. >> aye. >> mr. swalwell votes aye. >> mr. lieu mr. rascon. >> mr. raies rascon votes aye. >> mr. jayapal votes aye. >> miss demings. >> aye. >> miss demings votes aye. >> mr. correia votes yes. >> miss standalone miss scanlan votes aye. >> miss garcia. >> miss garcia votes aye. >> meguse. >> aye. >> votes aye. >> miss mcbath votes aye. >> mr. stanton. >> aye. >> mr. standen votes aye. >> miss dean. >> aye. >> miss dean votes aye. >> miss mccarsle powell. >> aye.
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>> votes aye. >> miss escobar. >> aye. >> miss escobar votes zblooi mr. collins no. >> mr. collins votes no. >> mr. sensenbrenner. >> no. >> mr. sensenbrenner votes no. >> mr. chabot. >> no. >> mr. chabot votes no. >> mr. gomert. >> no. >> mr. gomert votes no. >> mr. jordan. >> no. >> mr. jordan votes no. >> mr. buck. >> no. >> mr. buck votes no. >> mr. radcliff. >> no. >> mr. radcliff votes no. >> miss roby. >> no. >> mr. roby votes no. >> mr. gates votes no. >> mr. janssen of louisiana votes no. >> mr. bigs. >> no. >> mr. bigs votes no. >> mr. mcclintock. >> no. >> mr. mcclintock votes no. >> miss lefkoe. >> no. >> miss lefkoe votes no. >> mr. refreshen thaler. >> no. >> mr. refreshen thaler votes no. >> mr. klein. >> no. >> mr. klein votes no.
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>> mr. armstrong. >> no. >> mr. armstrong votes no. >> mr. steube. >> no. >> mr. steube votes no. >> has every member of the committee who wishes to vote voted? the clerk will report. >> mr. clarm, there are 23 ayes and 17 nos. >> the article is greed to the amendment is fwrootd reporting favorably for the house members have two days to schmitt views reported as a single amendment in the nature of a substitute without objection staff is authorized to make technical and conforming changes. without objection. >> mr. chairman, mr. chairman. >> the meeting is adjourned. >> for which purpose does the. >> i give notice of intent to file dissenting views. >> notice is heard without objection the committee is adjourned. >> so there it is, with minimal rancor at least publicly and party line votes the house judiciary committee has just
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passed the two articles of impeachment against president donald trump by party line votes of 23-17. the first article abuse of power, the second obstruction of congress. nancy cordes is outside the hearing room. nancy. >> well major, this is a historic moment, the first time in two decades the house judiciary committee approved articles of impeachment against a sitting president. what this means is that these two articles, abuse of power and obstruction of congress will now go to the full house for a vote. most likely next wednesday. while we do expect a small handful of democratic defections it will not be enough to prevent the house from passing the articles of impeachment. and so president donald j. trump will be impeached by the house. >> nancy, i want to ask you, because it strikes me here in new york but i believe it has to strike threw how different the atmosphere was this morning,
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almost -- i don't want to overdescribe this but it seemed like grim resignation on the part of everyone. democrats and republican. yesterday and yesterday evening at each other's throats, rhetorically at least. there seemed to be a sense not only of the heft of the moment but a resignation that it comes to this point. >> resignation and exhaustion, major because they argued 14 hours yesterday because they exhausted all the arguments yesterday petition they went round and round hours and hours making the same points. both sides said everything there was to say. there was a lot of bruised feelings after the debate was abruptly cut off by the chair last night. and so everyone came back this morning knowing what was going to happen, knowing it was basically preordained, got the vote over with and now they will take the bruised feelings pack them up and head home for the weekend. >> there is phrase in washington
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everything has been said it just isn't everyone had a chance to say it. yesterday everyone said it three or four times over. i also want to talk to you a little bit about something going on around impeachment briefly. for the country is may seem nothing else is going on. yet other things are happening. trade deal, national defense reauthorization act. something with prescription drug costs. talk to our audience about things happening that don't involve impeachment. >> right, there was a very momentous agreement this week between democrats and the white house and mexico and canada. a new trade agreement that will be voted on by the house on a bipartisan basis next week. and then it will go to the senate. but, mayorum, you cannot ignore the shadow tasked by impeachment on in capitol. the senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says he can't take up the trade deal until after he gets through impeachment in the senate. so we do expect that the senate will come back in january, will hold a trial, the senate
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majority leader himself is now openly trying to convince the president is talking about it on television, hoping that the president will hear him that a shorter trial would be best both for the president and for the process. so perhaps a week or two before he can move on to those bipartisan legislative priorities tliek that trade deal. >> nancy, thanks so much. at the white house. one of the issues weja is the context of the trial. i want i don't want to jump ahead of the process but that's a hot topic of conversation at the white house. >> it is, major. even though we are learning there is disagreement between what the legal team wants and what president trump has publicly said he is most demanding, because he believes it will help his ris case. the president has said he wants to see live witnesses on the stand. he believes that will bolster his case in the court of public opinion, allow the republicans to play this out again, and he
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will be exonerated. but his legal team doesn't agree fully. because when you put witnesses on the stand, major, there is always a risk. you don't know exactly what they're going to say. and sources at the white house point to what happened when acting chief of staff mick mulvaney spoke before reporters and made several mistakes. and he still to this day has to answer to those. and so, you know, another point they continue to make and see the president can say what he wants all day long. but it's not up to him. this is going to be a decision that senate majority leader mitch mcconnell makes, of course, with other senators, with his caucus. and they will set the parameters of a trial. and the thinking is, look, if we already know the end result because of simple math, then what's the point of play going out? because by the way during the trial democrats will have another chance to present their side of the story as well. but regardless of whether there
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is a trial or not, one thing will stay the same, and that is what the president continues to say to the american people. i saw you this morning providing analysis and you are right. he is hammering home the same points over and over and over. and republican strategists believes that they are succeeding in painting in entire process as a partisan stunt as an attempt by the democrats to undermine in presidency. and both sources in the campaign and at the white house confidently tell me they really believe mr. trump is going to become the first impeached president to ever win re-election. of course that is a long way from now. but they really believe that this is helping their case. >> and we use this phrase weija historic all the time. and maybe some of the viewers ask well it doesn't feel historic. well it is having an impeachment in close to re-election is would you say precedent in american
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history. you touched on the politics. there are elements non-political. the white house decided not to cooperate with the investigation, not to allow witnesses to appear and provide documents. that became the underlying motive behind the second article of impeachment, instruction of congress. and yet the white house if i hear you correctly believes that was not only the better legal strategy it's emerged as a potentially beneficial political one as well. >> well sure that's the argument they make. but the problem is now we are approaching a senate trial. and they have to face up to that. and, you know, president trump has already said that he did not want to participate, did not want to have witnesses take the stand during the house proceedings. because he believed that was an illegitimate process. and he has said he thinks he can have a fair trial in the senate. if you follow that logic, then mr. trump would be encouraging mulvaney and others in his inner circle who know exactly what was happening when he was having the conversations with ukraine to take the stand.
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but so far he hasn't committed to that. we have certainly asked him as well as senior a ers whether or not he'll be open and actually want those people to defend him if there is a senate trial. and so this could back fire. we'll have to see. but you bring up a great point, major. because sources have said one of the big problems that democrats created for themselves is that they tossed around the word impeachment from almost the moment he took office. and so the gravity that is typically linked to impeachment is not here they believe the public is now desensitized but it's inheritic and grave. >> the impeachment coverage continues on the 24 hours streaming network. watch it on cbs or on the app. there will be more to come on the local news station and on this station and tonight on the abc evening news with mora
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o'donnell. many of you will return now to cbs this morning. this has been a cbs special report. i'm major garrett, cbs news, new york. >> announcer: for news news 24 s
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♪ good morning, mr. joyner. >> after 50 years on the air, radio legend tom joyner is signing off. ahead, what oprah winfrey said to him in a special farewell message. plus, how a california homeowner was ready to retire her yearly christmas display until a 9-year-old boy stepped in. local news is next.
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good morning. some residence in santa clara county waking up to police activity in the neighborhood. one man was fatally shot after 2:00 this morning and offices are still searching for the gunmen. another shooting overnight at a bar in napa. two people were hurt that we don't know their conditions at this time. police believe the shooting happened after an argument in the bar. a new usgs report says that the east and south they are at a higher risk for earthquake damage in the future. concord, walnut creek and san jose could see a 75% higher chance for a quick next hundred years. left a check of traffic this morning. and accident earlier on 80 westbound causing a major backup. all lanes have been reopened since about 7 am.
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it's 7:30. here's what's happening on "cbs this morning." >> it's really unfortunate. this is a sad day for the country. >> a house committee approves impeaching the president. >> this president feels he is above the law. we are showing him that he's dead wrong about that. >> a possible deal today to alleviate some of the uncertainty from america's long-running trade war with china. >> the political landscape has completely changed. >> a massive victory for conservatives in britain, all but ensuring a speedy brexit, as the country veers right. >> plus, words of wisdom from radio legend tom joyner as he steps away from the mic. >> just worry about connecting the people and their needs.
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and a child intervention, not naughty but nice, when a neighbor's christmas lights are stolen not once, but twice. >> instantly, it just -- something clicked in my head and it changed my mind. i was like now we have to do this. even if it's just for him. >> yeah, you can't steal christmas. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason with tony dokoupil and michelle miller. gayle king is off. we have breaking news from new york city, where police have a suspect in custody in the brutal stabbing death of a teenage student. the victim, 18-year-old tessa majors, was in her first year at barnard, the women's college affiliated with columbia university. the rattled community held a vigil for her last night. sources tell cbs news the suspect under arrest is 13 years old. errol barnett is at barnard college. errol, what else do we know at this point? >> reporter: cbs news has learned the 13-year-old suspect has been charged with second-degree murder.
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the nypd says they were canvassing an area near the crime scene when they saw the suspect wearing clothing similar to that of suspects from the park. now, this teen had possession of a knife and admitted to detectives that he and two friends robbed tessa majors and stabbed her. >> this is just kind of a shock. >> reporter: barnard college students were emotional thursday after news emerged their classmate, freshman tessa majors, had been killed in a park near campus. >> it could have been anyone, and it's just so unfortunate that it happened to someone who is so young. >> reporter: just before 7:00 p.m. wednesday, police say majors was stabbed several times by one to three people, after a struggle in the park. she staggered up these steps into the street where a school security guard eventually saw her and called 911. she later died at the hospital. the park is a popular thorough fare for many college students who live near or around campus.
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according to nypd statistics, crime is up in this park and the city's murder rate is also up some 8%. >> why is the murder rate higher this year compared to last, despite your best efforts? >> look, it's a question we are asking ourselves strategically, not just -- we feel it emotionally. every single one of us gets the same reports and they're not just numbers to us, they're human lives. >> reporter: in the 1960s and '70s crime was so ramp anxiety in morningside park that locals refer to it as muggingside park. but in 2001 they declared it had emerged from its nightmare. writing children are in the playgrounds and columbia students routinely settle under trees to read. the community is now left to mourn a rising star, a virginia local newspaper in high school and was already making a name for herself at barnard. >> she was really kind and really good a guitar. >> reporter: a bass player and singer.
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majors was part of two bands, one recently put out an album. the nypd says all hands are on deck to solve this crime. >> the idea that a college freshman at barnard was murdered in cold blood is absolutely not only painful to me as a parent, it's terrifying to think that that could happen anywhere. >> reporter: we should note that back in april, three women were attacked near that park on separate occasions. we also wanti to show this message majors' father posted to facebook for her 18th birthday. he wrote, quote, i can't wait to see what the next 18 years have in store. majors would be on campus right now preparing for a final exam, as the other students are doing right now. instead, her parents are having to make arrangements for her funeral. tony. >> errol, so sorry for that girl's family.
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thank you very much. you send them off to college, it's the next stage of their life. it's disturbing for this to happen on a college campus or anywhere in america, as the mayor said. >> and as her father said, so much hope you have in your children. >> you were saying you used to walk through that park? >> i used to live at the bottom of that hill, so i was part of the park's -- i knew it had gotten better. it's disturbing to hear it may have taken a step back. >> maybe it's off limits now for college students. cruise ship excursions are facing safety questions after new zealand's deadly volcano eruption. ahead, what travelers can do to protect themselves while they're overseas and off the ship. a reminder to subscribe to our podcast, "cbs this morning" news on the go. you'll hear the top stories in less than 20 minutes. you're watching "cbs this morning." ul relief from cold and flu symptoms without a prescription, try theraflu multi-symptom. theraflu dissolves in seconds, so it's ready to work before your first sip, and absorbs quickly to target and attack 8 cold and flu symptoms fast. try theraflu.
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many of the victims of monday's volcanic eruption in new zealand were passengers from a royal caribbean cruise ship. royal caribbean tells cbs news it is now suspending tours of active volcanos. earlier the company said it was devastated by the tragedy. this incident is raising questions for all cruise line operators about their liability and the excursion providers that do business with them. "cbs this morning" consumer investigative correspondent anna werner is with us. this seems to be an issue a lot of people should be looking at. >> i don't think a lot of tourists pay attention to this but it is good to know what risks you may be taking. assigning blame, winning damages when injuries occur, that's pretty complicated, because not
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only is there usually more than one company involved but more than one country as well oftentimes. there are measures, however, you can take to protect yourself. 47 people, nine of them americans, were near new zealand's white island volcano when it erupted. most of them part of a day trip excursion offered to passengers. cbs news travel editor peter greenberg. >> the people who bought these excursions bought it from the cruise company and the cruise company outskoers outsourced it outside vendor. >> reporter: the question is should the vendor have cancelled the excursion. geonet wander new volcanic activity on white islandment an imminent eruption was possible but the week before it did not pose a direct hazard to visitors. it's likely everyone on the excursion signed a liability waiver. that's true for the estimated 7,000 excursions an expert tells
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us are offered annually by cruise lines, everything from zip lines to scuba diving to bungee jumping. >> signing a waiver doesn't mean the vendor is protected. he still may have rights. >> reporter: the eruption is far from the only deadly excursion from a cruise ship. back in may, six passengers aboard the royal princess were killed while on an aerial sightseeing excursion over alaska's misty fjords national monument when the two planes collided in midair. in december of 2017, 12 people were killed and 18 injured in a bus crash during a land excursion from two royal caribbean cruises in mexico. despite any potential dangers, for many passengers shore excursions are an essential part of a cruise vacation. >> travelers today want a more immersive experience. they want to get up close and personal and are more than willing to sign those waivers because it's one of their bucket lists. >> reporter: as for the victims of the eruption on white island who want to hold someone
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responsible, due to a 45-year-old law in new zealand, the excursion company may be legally protected from being sued. >> it's basically a no-fault insurance plan where nobody gets to sue and nobody gets blamed. they can just get a payout from the government or from an insurance fund. however, the payout is limited. it's about $200,000 new zealand dollars at the top end. >> so that's just over $132,000 in u.s. dollars. we reached out to princess cruises and royal caribbean about any litigation connected to their previous excursion accidents, but they have not responded. >> so what do folks do who take these excursions? how do they protect themselves? >> one of the things to keep in mind if you're going on a foreign trip, you might want to get something called medical evacuation and repatriation insurance that protects you if you become sick or injured while you're overseas. some of these places you want to have medical evacuation and it's worth the money to pay that so that somebody will come and get you and take you to a hospital
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good friend who helped save my life, the former nba commission e, david stern." former kentucky governor matt bevin went on a spree of part officers before he left office. violent criminals including convicted murderers and rapists are among the 428 men and women he pardoned in his final days. in one case he pardoned a man whose brother raised tens of thousands of dollars for bevins's campaign last year. he told the "washington post" he did it because he's a big believer in second chances, but not everyone is on board with his decision. one kentucky prosecutor called the republican's action, quote, an absolute atrocity of justice. >> it was interesting he's saying second chances as opposed to miscarried justice. he's not saying they're innocent. he's saying they deserve another shot. >> head scratcher for people in ken. organizers for the 2024 olympics have a swell idea. you'll get what i mean in a moment. they want to host the surfing competition in tahiti. that's about 10,000 miles from paris. >> 22-hour flight.
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>> right. although that heaty is legal -- although tahiti is legally a part of france. the plan needs formal approval. the world surf league considers the venue to be too dangerous -- >> look at this wave. >> amazing video here. that's one of the waves that these guys will be surfing. >> why would that be more dangerous for a woman and not for a man? >> typically it's been off -- women are not supposed to be able to surf there. they're trying to make concessions so that female surf curse compete. >> but why? >> the ioc -- >> i don't know. >> we should host a show there. >> yeah. >> we'll bring that back. >> that's our question. >> lin-manuel miranda. the wait is finally over, the trailer for lin-manuel miranda's film adaptation of "in the heights" has dropped. here's a peek. >> called washington heights. the streets were made of music. >> the movie seems to follow the plot of the 2008 tony winning
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also fog advisory for most of the bridges here in the bay area including the san mateo bridge as traffic moves westbound here and taking a look at some of the bridge checks and times, there you have it. now let's get a check of the weather. it is a soggy start to the day. give yourself extra time as you hit the road with. we are looking at dense fog in spots and you can see here is a live look at the rogue camera with the foggy conditions. we have drizzle and some fog and even some showers across the north bay this morning. we will see increasing rate as we head to this afternoon and more wet weather for this evening. shower chances on saturday. keep those umbrellas handy and put on your rain jacket as you head out the door. in futurecast you can see a 1 pm the rain pushing in and 2:00 or 3:00 and a 5:00 with that wet weather. daytime highs seasonable. 50 at san francisco and 59 for open.
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good morning to our viewers in the west, it's friday, december 13th, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason. ahead, a house committee approves impeaching the president. >> and i'm tony dokoupil. 10 former nfl players are charged with a multimillion-dollar fraud. including a former all-pro running back. and i'm michelle miller. radio legend tom joiner joins thus morning. his lessons from half a century on the air. here's today's eye opener. >> with party line votes, the house judiciary committee has cast the two articles of impeachment against president donald trump. >> every member voted who wishes to vote? >> there are 23 ayes and 17
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no's. >> the articles are agreed to. >> we're at an historic moment. first time in two decades that the house judiciary committee has approved articles of impeachment against a sitting president. we're learning that there's disagreement between what the legal team wants and what president trump has very publicly said he is most demanding. because he believes it will help his case. a 13-year-old suspect has been charged with second-degree murder. now this teen admitted that he and two friends robbed tessa majors and stabbed her. one, two, three -- [ laughter ] >> check out this professor from tidewater community college going viral for his fun teaching methods. >> a montage featuring fire, nails and more has been viewed on twitter millions of times. >> when you love your job so
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much and you inspire learning -- >> he's a teacher you're never going to forget. >> that's worth the price of tuition. welcome back to "cbs this morning," breaking news, a house jude riiciary committee voted t approve articles of impeachment against president donald trump. >> the articles are agreed to, the resolution as amended reported favorably to the house. >> both articles passed along voting lines, all democrats voting aye and all republicans voting no. nancy cordis is outside the hearing room. >> it unfolded as we thought it would. in a partisan manner and the members wasted no time. voting swiftly, first on one article and then another before adjourning. 23 democrats voted yes on each of the two articles, abuse of power and obstruction of congress. the 17 committee republicans voting no.
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from here, the articles go to the full house of representatives. where a vote to formally impeach the president is expect next week. we're hearing that wednesday is the target day if approved, the case heads to the republican-controlled senate for a trial. the majority leader mitch mcconnell said he expects it to begin in january. today's historic vote was expected to take place yesterday. but after more than 14 hours of heated debate, democratic chairman jerry nadler abruptly adjourned until this morning and that infuriated republicans who said the move was made just so this vote could take place in the morning on tv. democrats contend it was more transparent to hold the vote during the day. as for the president, he has been venting his frustrations on twitter. after tweeting and retweeting more than 120 messages yesterday. >> wow, nancy, thank you. chief washington correspondent major garrett is
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with us this morning. as we heard nancy say, aiming for a full house vote next wednesday. how is the white house going to outline his defense? >> the way it has throughout this process. here's a metaphor -- anvil/hammer. done nothing wrong, bang. read the transcript, bang, process bad, bang. democrats obsessed with impeachment, bang. it's not subtle but polling data suggests it's been more effective than the white house thought it would be. >> are we likely to see any defections from either side at this stage? >> the key issue for house democrats, two house democrats voted against launching the inquiry in the first place. no republicans voted for it every republican i've talked to on white house and capitol hill say there will be no republican defections they're going to stick with the president completely. history will remember them for that. will house democrats who didn't vote for the inquiry vote for the articles of impeachment? any number larger than two, republicans will point to and the white house will point to and say see this case on full
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public view, on television hour after hour didn't even persuade some house democrats. >> by my count two steps away from a potential trial in the senate. a judiciary vote and a full house vote. at which point it would go to the senate for a trial. >> next year, january. >> the white house wants to have a long trial. but it sounds like the senate leaders want to have a short trial? what's going on here? >> this is a quasi-legal and entirely political process. it is constitutionally sanctioned. but the politics of it are real. >> they're coordinating the white house and the leaders. >> would you expect them to. the white house wants to talk a very big, aggressive game about a trial that is full of witnesses. and nancy pelosi and adam schiff and hunter biden and maybe joe biden. i think that is more bluff than reality. i think if presented with the option, mr. president, we can have a summary of arguments and we can dispatch with this in less than two weeks and you can claim exoneration and we can move on.
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the president will take that deal i think that's exactly what mitch mcconnell and senate republicans are outlining. donald trump's prepresidency history, litigate until you get what you want. to be exonerated and not removed from office. >> you talked to democratic presidential candidates and they say out on the campaign trail nobody wants impeachment. it's not a topic of discussion, or at least not initially. is there any regret among democrats who think they've pushed this impeachment? >> i don't think there's any regret. i believe that you should at this point because impeachment is so large, take them at their word. this body of evidence looks to us so grave, so concerning, it must be dealt with. and history will deal with this. not just in the present, but in the future. that's their point of view as i've told everyone with impeachment. it lasts forever. it is not an act that leaves the congress that doesn't or the president that's accused of it untouched. and history will be the judge. maybe not immediately, maybe not
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by november 2020, fully. but over time. >> we'll see if the voters punish members of congress for their votes. they'll be watching closely, i'm sure. ahead the retired nfl players arrested and charged with nearly $4 million worth of
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the justice department is expected to charge two more former nfl players in an alleged multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league's health program.
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10 former players have been indicted, four of them played for the washington redskins, including running back clinton portis. nicole killian is outside of fedex field in landover, maryland. the home of the redskins. nicole, what have we learned about this investigation? >> well michelle, some of these ex-players have been arrested, while others are turning themselves in. that includes clinton portis, who spent much of his career with the washington redskins. and is well known in this community. today he is expected to surrender to authorities. but his attorney insists he did nothing wrong. >> it's a block. >> it's a play that the justice department is now blowing the whistle on. >> this is very much like a typical health care fraud scheme. >> federal prosecutors indicted 10 former nfl players, including all pro running back, clinton portis, on fraud charges. and accuse them of using a league health care plan like a personal money machine. >> by defrauding the plan and
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treating it like their personal atm, sadly the defendants placed the plan's tax-exempt status at risk. >> the players were charged with nearly $4 million worth of fraudulent claims for high-cost medical equipment they never actually bought. the claims typically ranged from $40,000 to $50,000 apiece. for a oxygen chamber. ultrasound machines and electromagnetic therapy devices used on horses. >> you would be surprised as the casual fan or observer, some of the more unconventional avenues that these guys take to get their body whole. >> doug eldridge who represents a number of nfl athletes says these actions, if proven could make it harder for other players. >> their veracity is in question. they will seek to poke holes in every forthcoming claim. >> portis' attorney told cbs in a statement his client is quote, completely taken aback by the
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indictment and will move forward with the process of clearing his good name and those of his fellow nfl alumni. the nfl players association declined to comment. the charges these former players face carry penalties that could put them behind bars for decades if convicted. tony? >> nicole, thank you very much. it's not always you can assume these guys made some money while they were playing, but you often make it young, you don't always save it. and you could face difficulties in your 30s. it's alleged this is fraud. meanwhile their lawyers say hey these guys have unusual ways of staying healthy. >> a lot of them have injuries. >> nicole thank you very much. this morning we're focused on maintaining your mental health during the holidays, psychiatrist dr. sue varma is in our green room to talk about the risks of loneliness and how to fight it. you're watching "cbs this
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lonely than they used to be. the american psychological association found on average that reported loneliness begins to increase after the age of 75. loneliness is an issue, in fact, for all generations. a separate study from 2018 found that 46% of all adults in the u.s. sometimes or always feel lonely. and 43% feel isolated from others. dr. sue varma is a psychiatrist, and she consults on depression, anxiety disorders, and work-life balance issues. she joins us now. this is a major, major issue. and there's a lot of theories out there. there's a comedian named gary golman who does a bit about shopping at trader joe's. he talks about the connection when he's got the bag of groceries and the clerk holds the receipt so he can sign it, as a teamwork act. a moment of connection. i think about that because we shop on line now. church attendance is declining. >> yes. >> civic organization are going away. is that what's going on here? >> yes. there was an interesting article in "the atlantic" about how the
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land line was a point of connection in the home as a family. these microconversations, let's never minimize the important of it. and i think what's happening, when we look at the study from 2018, it's the extremes of ages. we're talking about 18 to 22-year-olds, the generation z that feels lonely because what they're missing is the boarding school, boot camp, graduate school, parenting, whatever it is, if you're not having in real-life meaningful exchanges where you're vulnerable with somebody, forming a deep connection, you're missing out on opportunities. >> one government agency is calling this an epidemic. i mean, what are the warning signs for someone who is facing this? >> yeah. so you know, first of all, it's important to separate social isolation from loneliness. loneliness is a subjective quality. it has to do with whether you're with people or without.
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there are people who are in marriages where they're feeling conflicted, not getting their needs met, and feel lonely. just because you're surrounded by others don't assume the other person is not lonely. ask them questions like do you feel like other people are not with you? do you feel like other people don't understand you? do you have difficulty forming meaningful relationships? there are people who are very social and chatty and party-like and you're like, they cannot be lonely, but they are because they're not establishing deep and meaningful connections. trust. >> what's the borderline between loneliness and depression? >> it's hard because they often go hand in hand. loneliness increases the risk for depression, and people who are depressed may perceive themselves to be lonely but may not necessarily be. it's perception. in depression, you see low energy, low mood, low concentration, inability to get out of bed, to want to do things, or you might be high functioning and still be feeling depressed. there's a depressed mood. loneliness may feel a state of feeling that comes and goes. depression is something that stays over a period of two weeks or more and affects your
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functioning. lonely people can still function. that's the difference. >> i understand why this might be affecting young people, they're on line all the time, not engaged face to face. why older americans? >> yes. what's interesting is look at the people protected the most. generation sort of baby-boomers, 50 to 75. they might be retired but they're actively engaged in their communities. they still have health, more or less, and they're involved in -- in retirement. they might be more busy than they are when they were working. the extremes of age beyond the age of 75, when you're starting to lose your health and your independence and sense of agency and mass tree that is important, people are dying -- >> friends. >> and family very often is scattered. >> yes. you might be -- somebody sending you to a nursing home or community where you don't know anybody else. then you're dependent on other people. i feel like maintaining your independence and mobility is so important. physical mobility. >> how do you combat this? >> so look at the three things that contribute to loneliness. one is the sense of self. when we think of loneliness, we think of are you missing interpersonal relationships. nobody's talking about how do you feel about yourself.
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if you don't have good about yourself, you're going to feel as if i have nothing to offer other people. and social anxiety causes loneliness. the second piece is engaging with other people meaningfully. the last part is something higher outside of yourself. >> what can we learn from people who aren't lonely, who are those people who just seem to have it all? >> yes. they are not self-absorbed. that's the biggest thing. >> not? >> not self-absorbed. the people that are self-absorbed -- i don't mean this in a bad way but depression causes an inward turn. even if you're lonely, how can i give back to somebody else? can you get involved in a community? are you volunteering? what i love is pair teenagers or young people in the generation z with the oldest group. both people are lonely, but both have so much to add. when you put teens and grandparents together, everybody benefits. >> is one fact that underscores the stakes here, loneliness as compared to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. it affects your physical health. >> absolutely. >> get out there. connect. >> absolutely. >> dr. sue varma, thank you so much for being with us. this morning, millions of radio listeners across the country are hearing one of their
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and the bay bridge toll plaza now that the west on 80 crash has been cleaned up more cars are allowed through and they are heading to the bay bridge toll plaza into san francisco. that's a look at traffic. it's a foggy smart start and you can see on the live traffic camera just how foggy it is as we start today. here is one more view with the golden gate bridge camera. dense fog in spots so please be careful on the roadways. we will have fog and drizzle in spots and also some light rain pushing across the north bay. so drizzle, fog this morning and increasing this afternoon with our next weather system in shower chances on saturday. timing it out for you in futurecast, watches the rain moves in this afternoon and some showers for this evening. looking at daytime high seasonal if not just a little bit above average. 59 in oakland and 60 in concord. 61 san jose. a few showers on saturday, dry air weather ahead and brighter for sunday.
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welcome back to "cbs this ♪ ♪ it's time to bring you some stories that are the talk of the table this morning. this is where we pick a story we would like to share with each other and all of you. >> i'm going first. i got a story to give new meaning to money comes and money goes. a dallas woman who became a multimillionaire for exactly one day. ruth balloon checked her bank account on tuesday, she works at a boot store. she found her balance was a surprisingly large $37 million. and she was a little bit hopeful. she thought someone had given hear christmas gift. started thinking about how she's going to spend this, 10% tithing, donate to charity. buy real estate. she called h eed her husband an called the bank.
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found it it was a mistake. what had happened according to ktvt our dallas-fort worth stays, called the bank, there was a manual transaction error. the bank employee had put the account number into the deposit line. so -- you know the nine-digit account number became the entry. >> like the monopoly card you get, "bank error in your favor" collect $87 million. >> that happened to me in reverse. $6,000 out of my account. it was all settled a month later. it was a banking error. i was charged $50. for their error. >> that's a bad monopoly card. >> i want to point out, we've done stories like this before that the person ends up spending the money and then get charged with a crime. ruth didn't do that she's hoping to get a thank you award from the bank. >> $50, i think. >> for a day she was a millionaire. a long-time physics professor has become the newest
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internet star. a video montage of 69-year-old david wright hosted by one of his students on twitter has been viewed nearly 20 million times. it shows wright doing all of his experiments, crazy science experiments in his class this semester at tidewater community college in virginia he says he tries to get his students excited about science and not just learn enough to pass a test and they love him. and his demonstrations. wright says his reward is when he sees his students smile. the students that posted this just for fun and saw the reaction, sent him a note and said, i want you to see what's happening. and he said it was an amazing semester because i had amazing students. >> aw. >> we talk about this all the time, one professor, one teacher can literally change your life. one great teacher. >> or ruin it. >> he's had -- yes, that's true, too. >> she's the counterpoint today. banking error. >> sorry about that.
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>> so but i want to say, he's -- he's spent 45 years at this school. he was professor of the year two years ago. amazing guy. >> 45 years. you might think at the end you're kind of phoning it in. same old lesson plan. >> he's made the point that most of his students are taking his course as a prerequisite, if they're fulfilling their science requirement. they're not physics majors, he's just trying to get them excited. >> here's to my physics teacher, mr. layton. this story is hilarious. a bald eagle found itself in a tough spot. caught in the tentacles of a bright red octopus. how did this happen? the incident was captured on video off canada's vancouver island. the octopus was trying to drown the bird. this is our national icon. some salmon farmers, intervened when they heard the screechng and splashing, they used a pole to loosen the octopus's grip and the eagle was able to get to
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shore. >> i want to get a comment from the biologist. are octopuses becoming more aggressive? >> that's a big octopus. >> how does a octopus catch a bird? >> i don't know. a radio giant has, or is signing off this morning after a legendary career. 70-year-old thom joiner is the host of america's number one syndicated urban morning show. the tom joiner morning show reaches nearly 8 million listeners. today the show goes off the air. we travel to hollywood, florida, to meet the hardest working man in radio. how does it feel about hanging up the mic? >> it's bittersweet for tom joyner. he admits he's made a lot of money in radio, but he's also raised a lot of money to support
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historically black colleges. more than $60 million to be exact. it's clear joyner loves his job and he loves his listeners. who have been supporting him for 25 years. >> tom joyner keeps his listeners laughing and learning. >> the first woman to standed on both the norm and south pole. >> our thing is to empower people and to empower, first i've got to entertain if i've got you laughing, i've got you listening. >> his nationally syndicated radio show hit the air waves in 1994 with a certain audience in mind. >> we do a show for, for african-americans. that's what we do. this is just so fascinating. >> in 2000, joyner discussed his
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influence with "60 minutes" correspondent leslie stahl. >> 1996, the election, i heard that you were responsible for registering a quarter million black voters. >> i've been given that credit. >> politicians, they call you? they want to come on? >> yeah. they think that if they want to reach african-americans that vote, they can come to this show. >> how does the message that you were talking about in 2000 resonate with 2019? as we go into the 2020 election? >> it was different then. i think we're more woke. then than now. >> in 2000. >> in 2000. >> joyner says super serving the african-american community has been the secret to his success. >> don't worry about crossover. just super serve, super serve, super serve. anything that affects african-americans, that's what
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you do. worry about connecting to people and their needs. >> he was born and raised in tuskegee, alabama, one of many cities that helped shape the civil rights movement. >> i was a fat kid and they served great food at civil rights marches. that chicken was good. so -- i'm out there, protesting the fact that our radio station is all black town didn't play black music. and this guy who owned the radio station, inside a ford dealership came out and said, i don't need this. i'm trying to really sell some cars. tell you what, as a sun-up to sundown station, every saturday i'll let you play all the aretha and temptations that you want. >> that's lou it started? >> that's how it started. >> by the mid 1980s, joyner earned the nickname fly jock. he was offered two jobs and took both. flying between chicago and
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dallas. >> how did you do that for eight years? >> greed. >> celebrities including oprah winfrey have been calling in to congratulate joyner on his retirement. >> congratulations. the world's not going to be the same without you two. >> cybil wilkes co-hosts the joyner show from dallas. >> the tom joyner show has been a lifeline for a lot of people who were going through their day to day. but it's empowered them. it's entertained. >> entertainment and empowerment have paid off. at its peak, joyner says he was making $14 million a year. >> but it got to a point where -- they are going to cut your salary in half. okay. and then in half, okay. and then in half two years ago, because my salary -- was based on my results. and not only was i losing affiliates, but radio industry
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as a whole was losing traction. >> if had you been offered more money, would you have stayed long centre. >> heck yeah. shoot, my goal was to die on the radio. have my funeral on the radio. >> what's the next chapter? >> i'm just going to be concentrating on raising money and putting it in the hands of college students to help their tuition. at historically black colleges. that's my goal. all after 12:00 noon. >> you won't be waking up until after the noon hour. >> i'm not going to bed until 3:00 a.m. >> excuse me. his advice to his successor ricky smiley. super serve the african-american community and continue to give back. you know this is somebody that i grew up listening to when i was in cloefd aeveland and then in philadelphia and i interned under one of his competitors.
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we talked about that in the interview. but just a really phenomenal person who again is not shy about saying yeah, i did make money, but i also gave a lot of money back. >> he built an empire and he hit on so many different issues, he went threw a great weight loss and also -- fitness period of his life and he brought a lot of attention to that. to a community that suffers from diabetes and obesity. >> i love the super serve philosophy. >> and if you got them laughing, you got them listening. >> from dallas to chicago commute. ahead, a little boy, what he did after thieves almost put an end to a christmas tradition. he wouldn't let
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♪ a 9-year-old boy's k a 9-year-old boy's kindness is helping keep the christmas spirit alive in a southern california neighborhood. this home in downey, just outside los angeles is usually decked out with elaborate decorations this time of year. but then thieves stole some of them. vladimir d everyone chey of our streaming network has returned. someone trying to steal christmas? >> neighbors love the lights and decorations at this home that includes santiago masias.
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but when a couple of grinchs stole the display this year and last year he decided to do something to make sure there would still be holiday magic in the neighborhood. >> the jones family usually decks their house for the holidays. with bright lights and hand-made decorations. the whole neighborhood comes out to see. >> it's all hand made, just really, really beautiful. >> but when thieves stole some of the display, not once, but twice -- >> i was really angry. >> and i was -- surprised that somebody would do something like that at christmas time. >> owner nicole jones was going to pull the plug. >> i love her music. i love all the decorations, i just loved everything. >> but then came a letter from 9-year-old santiago. >> dear neighbors me and my family have a tradition of going to your house and seeing the decorations. >> santiago included $20 asking her to continue the tradition.
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>> oh my god, it's so pretty! >> and santiago's reaction proves a little bit of kindness can really make some magic. >> warming our hearts. the thieves were caught on camera, but never identified. the theme for the display is "nightmare before christmas." >> i love that they're all hand-made. >> for a little kid, $20 is a lot. >> i don't know where it came from. >> what would motivate these thieves? >> vlad, thank you very much. >> before we go, we'll look at all that mattered this week. california phones offers free specialized phones... like cordless phones, - (phone ringing) - big button, and volume-enhanced phones. get details on this state program. call or visit
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and mike's won them, which is important right this minute, because if he could beat america's biggest gun lobby, helping pass background check laws and defeat nra backed politicians across this country, beat big coal, helping shut down hundreds of polluting plants and beat big tobacco, helping pass laws to save the next generation from addiction. all against big odds you can beat him. i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. that does it for us. before we go, let's look back at all that mattered this week. have a great weekend, everybody. thanks for being with us. bye-bye. >> they're impeaching me, and there are no crimes. this has to be a first in
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history. >> reporter: this will be just the fourth time in u.s. history that articles of impeachment have been brought against a president. >> a president who declares himself above accountability is a president who sees himself as above the law. >> reporter: 17 witnesses talked of a story that reeked of abuse of power. >> reporter: the mayor tweeted out that the suspects targeted that deli. >> it was a war zone. i have never experienced that in my life. >> reporter: florida's governor is saying there should have been better vetting to stop a man like there from arming himself. >> this is the first time a foreign national has carried out a terrorist attack on american soil since 9/11. a volcanic eruption kills tourists visiting a new zealand island. >> we're 22 feet above the volcano. the plume indicates this is still a seismically active volcano. when he said i don't think you're gay, did you feel
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relieved? >> i didn't want to believe that i was. how do you cure being gay? there's a reason why i'm speaking. this is absolutely not a choice. he helped himself to a part of my body. >> it was a misjudgment in character and decisionmaking. >> reporter: what can you point to to say, look, i've helped the lives of black americans? >> a lot of times when i'm speaking to voters, they want to know what's in your heart. so like that -- ♪ >> slowly scramble up some eggs, vlad duthiers's here to unscramble your day. >> and add cheese to those eggs. >> they're getting fat new england now. >> lots -- fattening now. >> lots of cheese. and now take a look at this guy. he took a taped banana off the wall, peels it and takes a bite. that's a $120,000 art exhibit. ♪ >> it does, that's my name. good morning. you -- she started the last one. i'm totally confused. gayle is starting us off.
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>> okay. >> did you know that? >> no, i didn't. i should read the scripts ahead of time. >> pete frates helped inspire millions in the ice bucket challenge -- >> how did oprah get the bucket? didn't see you get the bucket. >> i am also curious right now if your mommy usually dresses you. >> not anymore, grover. >> i got to tell you, one of the highlights of my career. ♪ what are things that would best describe you? >> glamorous, talented, and boot ie-ful. >> we love that tiny purse moment. would you do the honors since you're so close -- >> we thought you needed a little cup to go along with your little purse. that's a "cbs this morning" mini cup. >> my gosh -- >> we got one, too. >> eight ounces of coffee in here. how did you do that? cheers. >> cheers. >> for you. ♪
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning. i'm michelle griego in the traffic center and we're tracking a crash in the south day on north bound 280. it is slowing some speeds in that area. is at saratoga avenue and one minus block so you can see speeds dipping down not too bad about 47 miles per hour. we're also tracking the bay bridge or bay bridge because of the reduced visibility do to the fog. the careful if you are heading across any of the spans. you can see past treasure island needs dipping down to 24 miles an hour. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see the heavy thick fog out there and traffic is backed up to the macarthur maze.
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traffic is dissipating a little bit on the san mateo bridge soap is looking pretty good in both directions especially the commute direction into foster city. this is a look at your bridges in the bay area. again fog advisory for all the bridges so take your time across the spans. that's a look at traffic. it's a great start to the day and looking at the fog and you saw that on the traffic cameras and also tracking some showers across the north a. zooming in you can see that light to moderate rain pushing the cost the upper area. so drizzle, fog as we start of the day and increasing rain this afternoon with our next weather system with more wet weather this evening. shower chances for saturday. timing it out in futurecast you can see the rain pushing in this afternoon and looking at a few showers possible for saturday. daytime highs are seasonable if not above average. there we go with that extended forecaster drier weather on sunday. oh yeah! you should've gotten a cart?
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