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♪ good morning. it is wednesday, august 12th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." did hillary clinton mishandle top-secret e-mails? the democratic front-runner hands over her e-mail server to federal investigators. donald trump tells us what would drive him out of the race. and we'll talk to carly fiorina about her surge in the polls. an american college student's attempt this morning to become the first woman to scale the infamous murder wall. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. the inspector general has found that two e-mails on clinton's private server should have been labeled "top secret."
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bernie sanders has rocketed past hillary clinton in new hampshire. >> hladies and gentlemen, president of the united states, donald j. trump! >> trump leading in two new polls in iowa. >> and in new hampshire -- >> we've got to make america great again. and the only way with can do that is with donald trump. severe weather near phoenix, arizona, where a towering dust storm blew through the area. >> wildfires near san francisco almost doubled in size overnight forcing some people to evacuate for the second type. ferguson, missouri, video shows him pulling a gun seconds before he clintically wounded the teen. may have access to his e-mail. >> it's highly likely. >> it's very likely that your e-mails are being read? geno smith sucker punched by a backup linebacker and suffering a broken jaw. >> if you punch out a starting quarterback -- >> you're done. >> -- that's the end of you. the head of the epa heads to
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colorado today to get a look at the animas river. because of social media posts about an anti-nausea pill violates federal rules. all that -- >> that's keith wilson, the only man to try out this year for the miami heat dancing squad. >> reporter: i've just got bitten by a [ bleep ]. and all that matters. >> late show host stephen colbert said jeb bush will be his first guest on his show. >> just stay engaged until september 9th. what happened in the jets' locker room? it's assault. >> to sucker punch him, break his jaw. >> it's mind boggling to me. >> the circus is still in town. >> in other words, the jets finally get a player who can hit, and they release him. this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." hillary clinton says she will now turn over her private e-mail server to the justice department. this follows news that two e-mails from her personal system contained top-secret information. >> now, for months the democratic presidential front runner had rejected calls to turn over her server. the republican national chairman says clinton, quote, knows she did something wrong and has run out of ways to cover it up. jan crawford, good morning. >> good morning. this is a big change of course for clinton. she had insisted she was not going to turn over that private server because it contained personal e-mail. instead she had goned over and turned over to the state department about half of her 60,000-some e-mails that she says were work related. but now as part of the fbi's investigation into the handling of all of that e-mail, she's turned it over over growing
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concerns some of that e-mail was highly classified. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: clinton has repeatedly denied she handled classified information while on her searcher as secretary of state. >> i am confident i never received any information it was classified at the time it was sent and received. >> i did not e-mail any classified material to anyone on my e-mail. there is no classified material. >> reporter: but according to the state department on tuesday, the inspector general for the intelligence community says at least two of those e-mails should be upgraded to the top-secret level. one of the highest levels of classification. hours later, clinton directed her team to hand over her entire private e-mail server to the fbi as well as a thumb drive containing copies of the e-mails she's already provided. the fbi began reviewing the security of clinton's e-mail system last month. carol is a reporter for "the washington post." >> this is a classic counterintelligence operation. has any of this information, as
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a result of being shared in e-mails between hillary clinton and her aides, has any of it fallen into enemy hands? is any of it still out there in the ether, in the cloud on somebody else's thumb drive? >> reporter: a clinton spokesperson says her team has worked with the state department to ensure her e-mails are stored in a safe and secure manner. rnc chairman reince priebus and republican house speaker john boehner shot back. on the campaign trail, clinton is certain to face growing questions. >> she's supposed to be talking about the issues and how she's going to be a great choice for the leader of our country. but now the news is filled with questions about whether or not she has put some national information in jeopardy. >> and already the story is having an impact. the latest cbs news poll from last month shows 55% of overall voters think clinton is untrustworthy, that number up seven points since may. gayle? >> all right, jan.
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big turn of developments. thank you so much. and the clinton campaign faces new trouble this morning in the key state of new hampshire. for the first time, the poll shows vermont senator bernie sanders leading hillary clinton. in the first-in-the-nation elm diddic primary state. a new survey shows sanders in front by 44-37%. back in march, hillary clinton had a 39-point lead. the same poll shows donald trump is the top republican candidate in new hampshire. the billionaire developer is now five points ahead of jeb bush. ohio governor john kasich is in third place. another new poll shows trump holding a lead in iowa. wisconsin governor scott walker is in second place. major garrett is in michigan where he spoke to trump after a rally on tuesday. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the sign still reads "sold out," and donald trump did pack the house here last night. you had to pay to get in, $125 for the best seats, $25 for the rest. all the proceeds going to the
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local republican party. trump remained high concept, that means few details. but few in the capacity crowd of about 3,000 appeared to mind. >> let's say it's president trump. ladies and gentlemen, president of the united states, donald j. trump! >> reporter: the very thought thrilled the capacity crowd in this small town outside of saginaw, michigan. trump's rambling speech, his first since the ratings-shattering fox debate last week hit familiar targets. china. >> we owe china $1.4 trillion. their leaders are so much smarter than ours. >> reporter: illegal immigration. >> we have to build a wall. the wall -- >> reporter: and former florida governor jeb bush. >> i noticed he's not doing very well in the polls. >> reporter: more than anything, trump touched on a theme of turnaround artists for a country this audience seemed to believe needs one. >> the american dream is dead, but i'm going to make it bigger and better and stronger than ever before, okay?
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i'll say that. >> reporter: afterward, trump told us nothing could stop him. except fickle voters. >> the only thing that can really drive me out, if my numbers drop down, i'm a realist, but i don't see that happening. >> reporter: nancy of saginaw said she was sold. when you see him, you see the next president of the united states? >> i do. >> reporter: and not jeb bush, not scott walker. >> oh, no, no, no, no, no. >> reporter: what's wrong with those others? >> 100% controlled. >> reporter: by what? >> everybody. >> reporter: at a press conference, trump again went after bush, saying he would be a poor job creator. >> jeb bush will not be able to negotiate against china. jeb bush will not be able to negotiate against mexico. >> reporter: reporters tried to pin trump down on specific actions he would take to defeat isis, challenge china, improve race relations and create jobs. we were met with a wall of generalities. voters we talked to afterwards said they trust trump will eventually come up with answers,
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his campaign says in about a week or so. >> major, there was a lot in that speech. quite a thing to behold. thank you so much. all right. jeb bush this morning blames secretary clinton and president obama for the rise of isis. speaking at the reagan presidential library, the republican candidate said the obama administration was too quick to take u.s. combat troops out of iraq. >> that premature withdrawal was the fatal error, creating the void that isis moved in to fill and that iran has exploited to the full as well. where was the secretary of state? where was secretary of state clinton in all of this? in all of her record-setting travels, she stopped by iraq exactly once. who can seriously argue that america and our friends are safer today than in 2009? when the president and secretary clinton, the storied team of rivals, took office. so eager to be the history makers, they failed to be the peacemakers. >> bush said the u.s. may need
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to send ground troops back to iraq. he called for more airstrikes to support iraqi and kurdish troops fighting isis. he also wants better recruitment and stronger online response to the isis propaganda. ahead we talk with carly fiorina. new polls show the only woman in the republican race is picking up new support. in fact, she just surpassed jeb bush in iowa. she'll join us ahead here on "cbs this morning." >> looking forward to talking to her. a u.s. army helicopter crashed near japan. seven on board were hurt. the helicopter went down during a training mission off the southern island of okinawa. the wreckage is now sitting on a u.s. ship off the japanese coast. you can see here that the chopper's tail is broken off. the rest is covered with an orange tarp. now, military officials say the helicopter crashed while trying to land on the ship. american companies are feeling the impact this morning of china's move to weaken its currency. china devalued the yuan for the second straight day. the initial move monday sent
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stocks tumbling in the united states. the dow closed down 212 points tuesday. that is a decline of more than 1%. shares of apple dropped by more than 5%. seth doane is in beijing. seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. devaluing the currency here means that it's all of a sudden considerably cheaper to produce goods here in china, that is good for the export market which had been struggling. it was down more than 8% just last month. overall the chinese economy has been struggling. on the flip side, it means that the yuan, the currency here, is not as strong. so chinese consumers can't buy as much. and that's tough for companies like apple which really depend on sales to the chinese market for growth. china's central bank has noted that the yuan has been stable over the last several months as other global currencies have dropped. so they say this is a natural correction. but in the u.s., there is cry from lawmakers who say this is an unfair advantage because all of a sudden you've made chinese
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products so much cheaper than, say, u.s. products. china's government has been saying along that it wants the yuan to be a global currency. so this move could stal thignal it's willing to tie its currency more to global market forces. regardless, this is likely to be a topic of conversation next month as china's president xi jinping travels to america. norah? >> i think this is the biggest story of the day. seth doane in beijing, thank you. and secretary of state john kerry made a remarkable admission about foreign cyber espionage. kerry told "cbs evening news's" scott pelley tuesday that it is very possible that the chinese and russians are reading his own e-mails. >> unfortunately we're living in a world where a number of countries, the chinese and russians included, have consistently been engaged in cyber attacks against american interests, against the american government. >> it's very likely that your e-mails are being read? >> it's very possible. there's no way for me, and i
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certainly write things without awareness. >> with all of the attacks that have come apparently from china on the u.s. government, there is a sense that the united states is unable to defend itself in the cyber world. >> we are deeply involved in fighting back against this on a daily basis. it has huge consequences, and we're trying to create a code of conduct and a system of behavior that hopefully could rein some of it in. but right now it's pretty -- it's pretty much the wild west, so to speak. >> kerry's comments come after a number of recent cyber attacks against the u.s. government. officials believe those hacks were carried out by china and russia. this morning a texas police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man is out of a job today. the arlington police department fired rookie officer brad miller. he killed 19-year-old christian taylor last week at a car dealership. last night that deadly shooting sparked protests outside the arlington police department.
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omar is there. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. rookie arlington police officer brad miller joined the department in september and was still in training which means he had limited field experience. it was that limited field experience that led to what his own department is calling troubling conduct. >> i have decided to terminate officer miller's employment with the arlington police department for exercising poor judgment. >> reporter: officials say that poor judgment was on display early friday morning when a rookie cop gunned down 19-year-old christian taylor. police were called to an arlington, texas, car dealership to investigate a burglary and found taylor acting erratically. >> he just crashed through the gate. >> with what vehicle? a stolen vehicle? >> with his vehicle. >> reporter: officer miller is seen walking toward the building. >> officer miller exercised inappropriate judgment by entering the building alone. this unilateral decision along with failing to communicate with fellow officers created an
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environment of cascading consequences that produced an unrecoverable outcome. >> whoa, we got shots fired. >> reporter: the 49-year-old officer told investigators he was worried taylor would overpower him. he fired his weapon four times, striking taylor in the neck, chest and abdomen. taylor, a college football player, died at the scene. he wasn't armed and never made physical contact with the officer. miller's training officer who was near him at the time of the shooting fired his taser. he is also on paid administrative leave. at arlington police department will hand the case over to the district attorney's office. they will present it to the grand jury for possible criminal charges but not until the investigation is complete. norah? >> omar, thank you so much. local officials in missouri could lift the state of emergency for ferguson sometime today. overnight a few dozen people marched through the st. louis suburb. the demonstrations were mostly peaceful. there were no arrests. police released video yesterday
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of the moments leading up to sunday's gun battle. police say the footage shows 18-year-old tyrone harris grabbing a stolen handgun from his waistband and running toward police. officers shot him. harris remains in critical condition. the leader of the epa will visit colorado and new mexico today to inspect the damage from the gold king mine spill. the agency is facing criticism for how it is handling the sludge disaster. it promises an investigation into how it happened. maria villareal is in durango, colorado, with the progress of the cleanup. maria, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. for the last week here, we've seen a lot of heavy metals and sediment collecting along the banks of the river. you can actually see how it has discolored some of the rocks behind me. the good news is is that overnight here in durango, it did rain. and while short term, that means some of that sediment will head back into the river. long term, this is a good thing because it means faster
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dillution. colorado governor john hickenlooper visited a contaminated stretch of the animas river tuesday. and admitted while he's disappointed with the epa, he's focused on the cleanup. >> everyone's angry. i was angry. that said, our primary role thousand is that's behind us, and how are we going to move forward? >> reporter: even though the water looks normal now, over the past week, a plume of pollution with heavy metals including arsenic and lead has marched at least 100 miles downstream. in washington, d.c., tuesday epa administrator gina mccarthy apologized for the spill. >> it pains me to no end to see this is happening, but we're working tirelessly to respond, and we've committed to full review of exactly what happened. >> reporter: preliminary tests show in durango that the water quality is returning to the level it was before the accident. still, the river will need to be monitored for years to come. >> we'll be back in it soon.
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>> reporter: charlie noon makes a living off these waters as a fishing guide. >> we've had some cancellations for sure. it's been tough because a lot of people do come here to fish the animas. it's a beautiful river. not right now, but usually it is. >> reporter: with businesses and families waiting for the all-clear, governor hickenlooper says he hopes the county sheriff will be able to reopen the river as soon as it's safe. >> i want to have that information in his hands the moment we have it. and by that i mean in minutes. not in hours, not in days, the moment we have it. >> reporter: the navajo nation says it is feeling the brunt of this spill. so far they have had to declare an emergency because they can no longer take water in from the river you see behind me. gayle? >> thanks. this morning there are more than 40 major wildfires burning in eight western states north of san francisco, crews are struggling to control the growing jerusalem fire. it doubled in size on tuesday and has burned 14,000 acres. that has forced additional
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evacuations. the fire threatens 50 buildings. court documents this morning lay out the case against a mississippi couple accused of trying to join isis. we first told you about the newlyweds yesterday. a judge denied bail to jaelyn young and muhammad. yungs told the agents she planned to use their honeymoon as a front to travel to syria. a star nfl quarterback will miss the start of the season. ahead, why a jets teammate sucker punched the quarterback
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oh, no, a beauty queen behind bars. why police accuse her of faking cancer to get donations. plus new details on what caused the crash that seriously
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hurt comedian tracy morgan. your loc good morning, everyone i'm nicole brewer. lets check the eyewitness weather forecast with katie, looking good, um. >> it is, we have got nice weather coming up here nice new you pattern settling in. we could still see isolated shower later today at some point through the northern tear of the delaware valley, first and foremost here we will even up with nice weather, already a little hint of green popping up here south of the wilmington on i-95 but that will not be verifying as wet weather. we are looking at first half of the day featuring sunshine, we're into 72 at the a airport and 60's around the rest of the region at this point. your seven day forecast only gets better from here. tomorrow a lovely day, heating it up big time, it will be a
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steamy summer week when shower and storm, more than. thanks, katie. good morning. happy hump day. we are in the heart of the rush hour. we have construction on the schuylkill eastbound off ramp to city avenue, that is in place until 9:00 p.m. you can see 14 miles an hour on the schuylkill westbound off the roosevelt boulevard, 12 miles an hour on i-95 and those following that 95 crash that has been moved all the way over to the shoulder so not causing as many slow downs 95 northbound near route 413. we are in the heart of the the rush hour so busy, over to you. our next update 7:55. up next on cbs this morning an nfl starting quarterback will miss half of the season after he was punched out by a teammate.
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♪ we could have had it all millions of plastic, something called shade balls were released into the los angeles reservoir this week. now, these balls block most sunlight from reaching the water's surface. shade balls were also added in june, and they protect the reservoir from chemical reactions that might cause algae blooms and other problems. a cool-looking picture. >> never seen such a thing before. who knew? >> shade balls. welcome back this "cbs this morning." this half hour, the new york jets' geno smith is sidelined after a locker room brawl. the quarterback has a broken jaw. how a dispute over $600 cost his teammate a multimillion-dollar contract. plus, driver fatigue is the likely cause of last year's crash that seriously injured comedian tracy morgan. why a truck driver was awake for more than a day before slamming into the limo van. this is a really scary story.
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and we'll have it ahead for you. time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the los angeles times" reports on soaring complaints against airlines based in the united states. in the first half of the year, complaints by passengers increased 20%. the top causes were delays and cancellations. the company with the highest complaint rate, spirit airlines. "the washington post" reports on computer hackers accused of making millions in an insider trading scheme. federal investigators say since 2010, more than 30 hackers and traders stole more than 100,000 corporate press releases before they were made public. the hacking ring pocketed more than $100 million from illegal trade. "the new york times" says that prisoners at the clinton correctional facility claim that they were beaten up after the escape of two inmates. richard matt and david sweat broke out from the new york prison back in june. soon after, dozens of inmates say that corrections officer punished them. some claim that they were beaten while they were handcuffed. a number of prisoners were transferred to other facilities.
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cbs pittsburgh reports on a beauty queen accused of faking that she had cancer. the former miss pennsylvania u.s. international is facing two felony charges. 23-year-old brandy lee weaver gates is held on charges of theft by deception and receiving stolen property. police say she told people she had leukemia. fund-raisers were held to help her with medical bills, but she was not sick. and "usa today" reports on the walmart trucker who plowed into the limo van carrying comedian tracy morgan. federal investigators blame fatigue for the crash that badly injured morgan and killed his friend. the ntsb is offering a new look at how it believes last year's tragedy on the new jersey turnpike unfolded. kris van cleave is in washington with the fallout. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. remember, this accident happened in a work zone. the first sign for that work zone, nearly a mile before the crash. the ntsb believes had the truck driver slowed down to the new speed limit of 45 miles an hour, this accident may not have
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happened. instead, he was going 65. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: ntsb investigators found truck driver kevin roper had been awake for more than 28 hours when his semi slammed into the limo van comedian tracy morgan was riding in. roper failed to slow down after passing signs alerting drivers to a work zone and a lower speed limit. this newly released animation shows the speeding walmart semi did not begin braking until just 200 feet before the collision. the safety board listed driver fatigue as the probable cause of the crash. >> this crash demonstrates the potential consequences of even one poor decision regarding fatigue. >> reporter: even before starting his shift, roper had traveled 800 miles, driving from his home in georgia to his work in delaware. and at the time of the crash, he was approaching 14 hours on the job, the maximum allowed. despite working for walmart for just 15 weeks, his driving had already prompted alerts from his truck's on-board computer. >> he had nine critical event
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reports. >> yes, sir. >> in the previous -- he had worked for walmart for 15 weeks. and what we do know is that they were an excessive number, such that he lost his safety bonus. >> that is correct, sir. >> reporter: roper is now facing criminal charges, and his lawyer is disputing the ntsb findings, telling "cbs this morning" "the ntsb report is based on an grounded in speculation." adding "there are no facts that support the claim that mr. roper drove 24 hours without sleep." the ntsb has now renewed its call for mandated fatigue monitoring and management programs. this follows efforts by congress and the trucking industry to roll back strict rest rules for truck drivers. >> clearly it's in no one's interest to be involved in an accident. >> reporter: bill graves runs the american trucking association. >> it's difficult to monitor the behavior of people in their off-duty hours. we very much support hours of
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service and proper monitoring of people adhering to those hours. >> reporter: walmart says it is implementing a fatigue management program and did settle a lawsuit with tracy morgan. his representatives did not respond to our request for comment. the ntsb adds, had the people in that limo van been wearing seat belts, investigators believe their injuries would have been less severe. gayle? >> thank you, kris. the new york jets are the talk of the football world this morning because of one punch. starting quarterback geno smith faces six to ten weeks on the sidelines with a broken jaw. why? the jets' head coach says a teammate sucker punched smith before tuesday's practice session. otis livingston, sports anchor of our new york station, wcbs, is here to show you exactly what happened. otis, welcome, and what in the world? good morning. >> what's going on? >> exactly. good morning, gayle. this appears to be a conflict over money that erupted into a physical altercation. i.k. enemkpali was cut from the team following the fight and now
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smith has to undergo surgery to repair his broken jaw. >> tit for tat he said/she said high school stuff. >> reporter: todd bowles said enemkpali walked up to smith in the locker room, exchanged words with the quarterback, then threw a punch that sent smith to the floor. >> regardless of the situation, barring anybody messing with your kids or your family, you shouldn't have to hit another man. >> reporter: cbs sports nfl today analyst and wfan radio host boomer esiason says the fight was over $600 he owed smith for a trip to a charity football camp. smith canceled at the last minute. >> this is the last thing that the new york jets needed from their young quarterback in terms of proving that he was the guy that was going to be the leader of the football team. >> reporter: smith has a four-year $5 million contract with the jets. enemkpali's deal was for four years, $3.2 million. bowles says both men share responsibility for the fight but only enemkpali was released. enemkpali apologized in a
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statement saying "geno and i let our frustration get the best of us, but i should have just walked away from the situation." smith posted this photo on instagram with the caption "i'll be back!" competition for roster spots during nfl training camps is intense. and fistfights often break out. on monday, panthers' quarterback cam newton's scuffle with cornerback josh norman. earlier this month, cowboys wide receiver dez bryant traded blows with cornerback tyler patman. the jets won just four games last season and are trying to shake off its image as a team mired in embarrassment and futility. the nfl told "cbs this morning" was looking into the incident because it falls under the personal conduct policy. now, it's up to smith whether to seek criminal charges. ryan fitzpatrick will be the starting quarterback for the jets' first preseason game in detroit which cbs will broadcast tomorrow night. it's such a disappointing story, otis, but you cover the team. and you know that new york fans can be brutal. i've heard that not all of them
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are saying -- well, they're sorry he got hurt, but maybe it's good to have another quarterback. is that true? >> yeah, a lot of them are feeling that they want ryan fitzpatrick in there. they're not sure that geno smith is the quarterback. i personally would rather see geno lose a spot on the practice field, just not be good enough instead of something like this to happen. tragic for both guys involved. and now enemkpali is out of a job. is the $600 worth it? i don't think so. >> otis, thanks so much. tackling the murder wall. ahead, we will hear from the american woman who is trying right now to climb up a dangerous mountain and right into history. and if you're heading out the door, why don't you set your dvr. you can find out what happens on this climb and the rest of the show. you can watch "cbs this morning" any time you like. we'll be right back.
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with fireworks to create -- you see there -- a ladder in the sky. sky ladder it's called. it's a tribute to the artist's grandmother who turned 100. the pyrotechnic ladder reaches 1600 feet into the air. i've never seen anything like that. >> that looks like a stairway to heaven. yeah. i like that. >> it's nice. >> it is nice. >> it's a good apalg. this morning a rock-cloiming superstar is tackling one of the world's toughest climbs. 22-year-old sasha digiulian is scaling the dangerous and deadly eiger mountain in the swiss alps. jim axelrod talked to her about her historic climb. >> good morning. sasha is hoping to add quite the impressive bullet point to her resume by becoming the first woman to scale the alpine peak with the nickname murder wall. >> reporter: it's not always this calm along the notorious north face of the eiger mountain. >> i feel really happy.
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i feel like it's big problem. >> reporter: this 6,000-feet vertical sheet of gray limestone is considered one of the world's most dangerous climbs. dozens have died trying to reach the top. after a long day scaling the mountain, sasha skyped with us last night from her makeshift bed perched on the edge of a cliff. what makes the route you are currently tackling so difficult? >> when you're alpine climbing, you're dealing with factors like unanticipated weather. >> we're in a cloud. >> which means storms can roll through it. it's really full on, you're facing, like, 12 to 18-hour days. >> reporter: in his book, "eiger dreams," mountaineer jon crakauer writes, "this makes the eiger north face one of the most widely coveted climbs in the world. sasha is attempting to being about the first woman to reach the summit. is that important to you?
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>> it is important to me. i think when other women open the floodgates, showing that something is possible, then all of a sudden you see progression in a sport. >> just got down from the 70-plus pitch. >> reporter: sasha, who's been climbing since she was 6 years old, won three national rock climbing championships and was female overall world champion. she's traveled to dozens of countries to compete and climb some of the world's most difficult rock formations. >> yes! >> reporter: but when she decided to attempt eiger, she says she faces more resistance than she expected. >> people saying, like, little girls don't belong on the eiger. in real life being laughed at in my face about saying that i was trying something on the eiger. >> reporter: that hasn't stopped her. nor has the fear. she admits she sometimes feels up there. >> i think that it's wrong to think that people can be fearless. i think that fear is inevitable. but i don't think that fear needs to be inhibiting. >> fear certainly hasn't
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inhibited her. sasha hopes to reach the summit sometime next week, but that all depends on the weather which can be brutal there. her father, who died last year, used to tell her three things before every climb. have fun, be safe, and do your best, which isn't bad advice whatever you're doing in life. he sa especially when you're facing the murder wall. >> she certainly knows what she's doing. >> she does. impressive young woman. >> how about after this? >> she says she's going to try professional climbing and sports management. i have a feeling she'll be good at whatever. >> if i was her mom, i'd be a nervous wreck. boy, she's a badass. we're cheering for you. guys don't usually make the cut when they try out for nba dance teams, or do they? see what happened when this dancer tried to break through with this move. >> he had some moves, i'll tell you that. wow!
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good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. i want to get over to katie and much nicer forecast today, tell us bit. >> absolutely, yeah, thinks a new pattern, new day for us here, in the delaware valley, as we see high pressure moving in. it will usher in some cooler, dryer air, so we will still allow for very isolated keyword isolated shower north of the city moses specially but generally looking at dry day bright blue skies but few included to go with that as the the day goes on. eyewitness weather health report is a good one. we have seen pollen levels spike here, uv index up there but we have got such low humidity you don't to have worry about a heat index today. that is good. tomorrow is beautiful. friday warmer but still sunny and steamy weekend, that is
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heading our way. meisha, over to you. >> thanks, katie. good morning. happy hump day we are still technically in the heart of the rush hour very busy i-95 south at girard we had a disable reek will pulled off block ago this right lane and has been since cleared but we will see residual effects. as we go wide 15 miles an hour schuylkill expressway westbound coming off the boulevard, we have 11 miles an hour on i-95 and blue route heading north bound to route one, 11 miles an hour, slow moving out there, erika, back over to you. next update 8:25. coming up this morning, presidential republican date carli fiorina explains her strategy to win the white house. i'm erika von tiehl have a
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♪ it is wednesday, august 12th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead including presidential candidate carly fiorina. she's on the rise after her happy hour debate performance. we'll ask her how she plans to keep that momentum going. but first, here's a look at today's "eye opener at 8." >> she's finally turned it over amid growing concerns some of her e-mail was highly classified. trump remained high concept. that means few details. but few in the capacity crowd appeared to mind. >> jeb bush or hillary or one of these politicians all controlled by lobbyists, bing, bing, bom, bom. an army helicopter crashed near japan. several on board were hurt during a training mission off the southern island of okinawa.
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devaluing the currency here means that the yuan is not as strong. that's tough for companies like apple which really depend on sales to the chinese market. a lot of heavy metals and sediment collecting along the banks of the river. you can see how it has discolored some of the rocks. this appears to be a conflict over money that erupted into a physical altercation. >> it points to, you know, same old jets. sasha digiulian is hoping to become the first woman to scale the alpine peak with the nickname murder wall. look, he's so limber. just that one move alone. charlie, you remember what happened when you kicked your leg up that high? said "doctor!" no, but look at this guy. >> it would be a lenny kravitz moment. ♪ i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. fbi investigators this morning will finally have access to
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hillary clinton's private e-mail server. the democratic presidential front-runner agreed on tuesday to turn it over to the justice department. clinton also handed over a thumb drive with copies of those messages. >> the state department says two of the e-mails sent through the server are now classified top secret. a spokesman says department employees circulated these e-mails on unclassified systems in 2009 and 2011. and ultimately some were forwarded to secretary clinton. they were not marked as classified. a new poll this morning shows donald trump leads the republican field in new hampshire. 41% in the survey say they support some of trump's ideas. but they think he doesn't have the right temperament to be president. in another new poll, 55% of republican voters in iowa say they're less comfortable with trump after last week's debate. major garrett asked the candidate about that last night. >> reporter: voters were less comfortable with you after the debate. >> no, i haven't seen that. my numbers went up. well, i don't know. my numbers went up. excuse me. did i win? >> reporter: that's for you to
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decide. >> excuse me. >> reporter: jeb bush -- >> if you don't say yes, then you're not an honest reporter. good-bye. >> major garrett is with us from birch run, michigan. good morning. well, that's just trump just being trump. you asked a good question. there's actually a lot in this poll that suggests there might be a ceiling for trump, right? >> reporter: that's right. and donald trump does appear to be indifferent or immune to data that makes him unhappy. and that could be a problem for him as a professional politician, which he now admits he has to be. you have to weigh the data, and donald trump tells voters all the time that he's very good at that. he's very skilled at understanding the mechanics of data and how to cut deals and make things happen. well, it's clear from the data in new hampshire and iowa that some voters felt less comfortable with him after the debate even though donald trump says he won. and look, the ratings were huge. it was his first debate against professional politicians. so he has some legitimate claim to having won that debate, but he does seem hostile to the idea that there might be something in these numbers that doesn't work perfectly for him.
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he's got to get over that if he intends to be a successful presidential candidate. one other thing i would say is moments later, he said to me "you saw what i did there, right?" implies i'm not an honest reporter but just a player in this ongoing reality tv show, and probably so. >> thanks so much. >> i said okay, big player. >> okay. let's take a look at the gop field. in iowa donald trump leads followed by walker, rubio and carson. but look at how is now in sixth place. carly fiorina has passed jeb bush in iowa. she's also in the top five in new hampshire. fiorina was praised for her performance in last week's early republican debate. she's now with us from washington. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. how are you? >> i'm good. and we're pleased to have you here. tell me what your strategy is, what your plan is to take advantage of the attention that you have been receiving since the debate. >> well, you know, when i went into that debate last thursday,
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less than 40% of republican voters had ever heard my name. so i had a big introduction to do. and i think now that people know who i am, know that i am capable of not only winning this job but doing this job, i'm going to continue doing what i've been doing, which is talking to as many voters as i can about what i think is necessary for our nation. and what i think is necessary, first and foremost, is a different kind of leadership that will challenge the status quo in washington, get this economy going again, really cut government bureaucracy down to size and hold it accountable and leadership that will restore our place in the world. >> many people would say that who want to be president. the question is, how do you do that? >> well, but many people don't have the experience and the resume that i have. having started as a secretary and gone on to become the chief executive of the largest technology company in the world, i really do understand how the
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economy works. i know more world leaders on the stage today than anyone running, with the possible exception of hillary clinton, but i didn't do photo ops. i did work and charity and policy work in nations all over the world. so i understand the world and how it works and who's in it. i've led and transformed bureaucracies. that's important. because the federal government is one giant bloated unaccountable, inept bureaucracy that no longer serves the people who pay for it. i understand technology, which is a tool. it's also a weapon, as we know, that's being used against us. >> carly, let me ask you, then, about one of the biggest on the global stage, and that is china. as you know, they have just devalued their currency twice. president xi is scheduled to come to the white house next week. if you were president, with a would you say to him? >> i would say several things. first, china has made a bargain with their people. their people have accepted a repressive totalitarian regime in exchange for economic growth. and so china's ability to keep growing is at the core of their power.
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i would say first that we are going to be more aggressive in helping our allies in that region push back against new chinese aggression. whether those allies are australia or japan or the philippines. i would be conducting actually now at a moment when china's economy is wavering a bit, i would be conducting more fly-overs on the south china sea. we cannot permit china to control a trade route through which passes $5 trillion worth of goods and services every year. and finally, i would say the chinese cyber attacks are an act of aggression on the united states, and they must stop. it is also true that our government has to be more competent about detecting and repelling those attacks. >> ms. fiorina, the director of a new hampshire poll says all of these long-shot candidates staying in the race are helping to keep donald trump on top and hurting the chances of some of the other candidates. do you agree that it's hurting your candidacy as well? and what do you think about him being on top?
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>> you know, i actually think that voters, republican voters, are quite happy to see a broad, diverse, qualified field. voters are going to decide. and this field will shake out over time. i also think that presidential campaigns reveal character. over time and under pressure. and so what's going to happen is each of our characters will continue to be revealed. over time and under pressure. >> if mr. trump becomes the nominee, would you support him? >> i will support whoever the nominee of the republican party is. >> all right. >> all right. carly fiorina, good to have you here at the table. we hope you'll come back. >> thanks. thanks for having me. can science stop drones from causing another tragedy in the middle of this summer's wildfires? ahead, see how even nasa is
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♪ i don't like it ♪ no i love it this morning a reality tv star is causing government scrutiny. the fda took action after kim kardashian raved about a morning sickness pill she got from her doctor. she wrote "he prescribed me diclegis, and there was no increased risk to the baby. i'm so happy and excited about the results that i'm partnering with them to raise awareness about treating morning sickness." >> the fda has now responded with a warning, writing, quote, the social media post is false or misleading in that it presents efficacy claims but fails to communicate any risk information associated with its use. suzanne, advertising and marketing editor for "the wall
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street journal" is here with the big picture on marketing endorsements. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is a bit of a slap-down from the fda. >> absolutely. they finally came out with rules two years ago because drugmakers were afraid, they didn't know what to do on social media. the rules are pretty clear and kim ran afoul of them. simply you have to disclose the risks. we all know when we're watching television, you get the ten minutes of this drug causes all these crazy things to happen. if that's not included in her instagram post, they're in violation of these rules and that's what's happened here. >> so if she would have included the risks, she would have been okay? >> right. it has to be fair and balanced. she's saying something positive, she has to talk about the risks included here. >> would it have been the same thing if she was getting interviewed on television? >> if she was getting paid. >> if she was getting paid. >> yes. you can, as a person, have an opinion, but clearly she has a relationship with the company which is a broader issue that falls under the guise of celebrity ftc.
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there's very strict guidelines. specifically when it comes to drug advertising, it's a minefield. >> should we always assume if we see a celebrity talking about a product, they're getting paid? >> if you don't, you're crazy. >> really? >> it's not even celebrities today. i think under this guise of oh, celebrities, they're doing it but there's average consumers. there's now houses of company taz are amassing lots and lots of consumers. young kids. they're called social media influencers who have followers in the hundreds of millions. and they're getting paid for everything they say. and the ftc is now trying to come down on this stuff because we don't know what's real and what's not. >> so for the first time the ftc has issued some of these guidelines to govern social media. what are they specifically? >> so basically, if you're promoting a product and you're being paid and you say something positive, you should disclose, hey, #add or i'm being paid. ftc, obviously there's so much going on. they don't really regulate as much as they should because there's too much noise out there and advertising claims.
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but they are starting to crack down on this. there's an example last year where they fined sony for one of their tweeting marketing campaigns because they basically hired their ad agency. and their ad agency had all their employees out tweeting positive things without disclosing we work for sony. they were fined millions of dollars which then they remediate and give back to consumers that purchase this product thinking oh, it's a great product. i heard some kid say it. i think it's not a celebrity issue. i think consumers are smart. we all know kim's getting paid. everybody gets paid in celebrity land, but what about the average consumer? >> they don't know it is what you're saying. >> i don't think most people assume that celebrities are getting paid. now we know you're crazy if you don't. but how -- >> you should be getting paid. >> oh. no. >> are you getting paid? >> no, never. >> is this an endorsement? >> if i say i like something, it's because i legitimately do. >> like your blackberry. >> i don't get paid for that. i just speak about stuff i really like.
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maybe i should reconsider. but how effective is this kind of promotion? >> i think it's hard to tell. what's the holy grail for an advertiser? word of mouth. i mean, look at oprah and her giveaways. >> she got paid for those pontiacs? >> they make products sell. you know. and this is just in the new century where it happens on twitter rather than happening at the water cooler or at the office where you're talking about a product. >> i buy anything that gayle tells me to buy. suzanne, thank you so much. >> thanks for having me. >> i can't wait to drive my lamborghini home. >> i got it. >> that's lamborghini, people. a 70-year-old woman shows us how she transformed herself by changing one thing. >> how important do you think it is for seniors to be working out? >> get up and do it. stop with the whining. stop with oh, you've got to take care of me. take care of yourself.
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this morning nasa is focusing on its efforts to help drones battling the nation's wildfires. we've been showing you the danger in the past from tankers and helicopters. john blackstone looks at how
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technology could create or stop a disaster in the sky. >> reporter: fighting fires from the air is already risky. but at least 13 times this year, drones have been reported operating over active fires in five states. presenting a new danger to firefighting aircraft and their crews. >> i saw it come right by my wind screen to the right. >> reporter: jason thrasher had his first encounter with a drone over a fire last year. >> if a drone like that were to go into a tail rotor or a main rotor system, it could have catastrophic consequences. >> reporter: cal fire is now warning drone pilots that if they enter the airspace, firefighting will come to a stop. >> that allows that fire to possibly grow bigger in size quicker, and that's a real problem. >> reporter: drones are increasingly seen as a threat to both privacy and security and is a problem that is growing. the consumer electronics association estimates 700,000
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drones will be sold for recreational use in the united states this year. >> the cost of entry into airspace has become zero, literally, because of the drones, which is exciting, but at the same time, we have to protect some key assets on the ground. >> reporter: amid demands for more regulation, nasa is developing an air traffic control system that would designate where drones could and couldn't fly. one key to that system is finding a way to identify drones in flight in the same way airplanes are identified. shawn's company, microavionics, is building a chip to do that. >> you'd know miles in advance that it was approaching. >> reporter: and who it belonged to. >> and who it belonged to. >> reporter: as a new technology, drones are raising both hopes and fears while their role in the future is still very much up in the air. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, california. here's an interesting question. can parenting really make you feel worse than losing your job, your marriage or even your
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partner's life? some say yes. the provocative new good morning everyone, i'm's nicole brewer. philadelphia police hope you can track down this suspect. surveillance video shows that sus publishing rummage go through the area of the torres grocery store in the 2400 block of cecil b more avenue. it was reported around 5:00 in the morning august 6th. man tried to get into an atm but failed and instead got away with $600 worth of products. if you recognize that man please call the police. now lets check that forecast with katie, good morning. >> nice one, good morning. a new day after what was obviously such a gross day yesterday, and soaking rain, stifling humidity even when sun did come out and fresh, strong thunderstorms, it is all long gone. storm scan emptied out, bright
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blue skies every where, beautiful start to the day. as we go toward mountains we may see a spotty shower but this is a nice beach day with lower humidity and much more sunshine then what we saw yesterday. rip current risk has dropped off to low which is great news. er with back in the mid 80's tomorrow, beautiful day with low humidity. hotter friday good for the pool and weekend looks awfully steamy, meisha. >> thanks very much, katie. happy hump day. we are pushing on through our rush hour now, we are wrapping things up, however we have an accident i-95 southbound at cottman. you can see they are pulled off that left lane blocking the left lane only but cars are slowing down putting their brakes own and getting on that accident. still causing delays there 17 miles an hour on the schuylkill expressway westbound right after roosevelt boulevard you can see. that also blue route as you head northbound toward route one, 12 miles an hour there and that accident, i-95 causing 13 miles an hour and would i say you're slower than
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that, back over to you. next update 8:55. ahead this morning a lifestyle for longevity, a 77 year-old who transformed her health by changing one thing. i'm nicole brewe
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welcome back this "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour, at age 77, we'll introduce you to the woman winning back her health by working out. she's proving anything is possible no matter how old you are. >> norah, i like just looking at her. i can't wait to meet her. plus, kenya goes country. major garrett shows us how western music is right at home in africa. elvis lives on on the other side of the world. that's ahead. but now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the news & observer" reports on a rd ecording of martin luther king jr.'s voice. listen to the first-ever speech he gave using his most familiar phrase. >> i have a dream tonight.
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one day my little daughter and my two sons will grow up in a world not conscious of the color of their skin but only conscious of the fact that they are members of the human race. >> that's part of a recording from 1962, nine months before king's landmark address on the national mall. king spoke at a high school in rocky mountain, north carolina. north carolina state university professor jason miller released the audio tuesday. he found it in a rocky mount library. >> me, too. goose bumps. >> what a discovery to find that audio recording, you know? these buried treasures that are just, you know, in the archives in libraries and stuff. >> rocky mount, north carolina. >> yeah. >> north carolina. >> indeed. but they did know that he'd use that phrased before. he actually made the famous speech in other sermons. >> still holds up all these years later. the "new york post" reports on how home teams making history in major league baseball. for the first time, all 15 teams
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that played at home on tuesday won their games. the final win was the seattle mariners, beating baltimore 6-5 in ten innings. pronounce innings. the home field advantage is important in sports, but the previous record was only 11 home teams with victories on the same day. >> pretty cool. i know. very cool. and "the washington post" reports on a panda pregnancy watch at the national zoo. she's given birth to cubs before, and guess what. she might be pregnant again. there's been a rise in her hormone levels! she could deliver a cub in the next few weeks. but it may also be a false pregnancy, so let's not celebrate too early. she was artificially inseminated twice in april. we will remain on panda watch and update all of you with information when we know for sure. >> we're hopeful. >> yes. >> we're excited. a new german study claims parenting can have a significant negative impact on your happiness. some believe that it feels worse than divorce, unemployment or the death of a partner.
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helen fisher is a biological anthropologist and senior research fellow at the kenzie institute. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> i was surprised by this. we're not talking about postpart postpartum. we should make that very clear. most people are having the baby shower, you're picking out clothes and names but it can also cause unhappiness. >> right. they say the amount of unhappiness is even more than when you've been divorced, when you're divorcing, when you are losing a job, and when your partner dies. >> why is that, helen? >> you know, there's many reasons for this. but i think the most important one -- i mean, i've studied the brain, and the most important thing is the social isolation. people simply assume that when you are getting a divorce, they pile in to help you. they pile in to help you when you've lost your job. they really pile in when you've lost your partner. but they don't pile in when you've had a child. so you're really happy. your mother might come for six weeks and take care of the newborn, but then she's gone.
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you get some presents from various friends, and then they just leave you alone because they figure you're too tired and too busy. you know, i mean, for millions of years, we've lived in these little hunting and gathering bands, and that child was passed from person to person to person over and over again. giving the mother enough time to get enough sleep, to talk with her friends, et cetera. it's not natural, really, to raise a baby all by yourself in a home alone. >> so the reason with the unhappiness is the time demands it makes on the mother. >> there's many reasons. certainly exhaustion, sleep deprivation. very often your relationship with your primary partner becomes more and more difficult. and we live in a society now where we're turning inwards. that primary relationship is the most important thing that we have. we used to live in large communities. and our allegiance was to god and community and larger family. now it's to one person. and when that system begins to break down with the exhaustion, et cetera, then you're losing
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almost everything. >> so you're a biological anthropologist. and you say we've become less family centric. and that plays a part. how do we become -- how do we reverse that? >> well, what we're really missing is local community. and we can regain local community even if our mother lives in minnesota and our best girlfriends in other parts of the country. >> but isn't the counterargument we're more connected because of our devices? >> but it's isolation. you're doing it at home by yourself. you're not doing it in a big group. there's no local community. i mean, i jog in central park in the mornings. and i see these groups of mothers with their little baby carriages with tiny babies in it. and they're building that local community that the human animal needs. but they will all go home alone. they will all spend the rest of the day pretty much by themselves. they're also concerned about work these days. many women are working and they're just scared that they might lose some of the impetus at the office, et cetera, et cetera. there's a great deal of struggle. >> so the most important lesson here is to find a community and
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create a community. >> absolutely. and we would do that naturally. >> and share. >> yes. >> got you. >> really interesting. >> i think so, too. >> yeah. build your community. think how we have a community here at the table. >> i didn't understand the study, helen. and then you start talking to people. and more and more people are saying yeah, i wasn't exactly happy. >> as a matter of fact, there's a taboo against it. you know someone's depressed when they're getting depressed or losing a job or losing a partner. but we assume that they're happy, and that's what's unusual about this study because people don't even do the studies to find out because we're so engrossed in the feeling that this is just perfect bliss. >> thank you. >> thank you, helen fisher. >> thank you. proof this morning that it's never too late to push yourself in the gym. a recent study shows people 55 and older are the fastest growing group that are joining health clubs. how about that? well, we met a remarkable 77-year-old woman who's reshaping more than her body by breaking a sweat. >> do one more lap around the box. >> reporter: keeping up with her
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today, it's hard to believe that just a few months ago, constance's body was failing her. you've had two hip replacements. >> two knee replacements. two rotator cuffs, a partial and a full. >> reporter: but all of that couldn't stop her from turning her life around. how important do you think it is for seniors to be working out? >> get up and do it. stop with the whining. stop with oh, you've got to take care of me. take care of yourself. >> reporter: something constance didn't used to do. her health problems started almost 30 years ago when she was 50. she took insulin four times a day for diabetes and 60 pills to treat high blood pressure, congenital heart failure, and arthritis. then last fall, constance's done suggested she try crossfit and helped her find this brooklyn gym. you said to me you aren't really somebody who went to the gym or worked out. >> no.
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>> reporter: you never worked out? >> no. >> reporter: until you were 77? >> yeah. >> warm up into it. >> reporter: she met the gym owner, david. and after just ten months of working out together, constance is down to a few pills a day and has lost 50 pounds. >> how's the weight feel? >> it's good. >> people have this perception that you have to be some, you know, really exceptional physical genetic person to come in and make tremendous progress like this. but it's just about consistency. >> reporter: and there's strong evidence that movement improves senior health. in the largest study on the issue, doctors followed more than 1600 seniors over a two-year period. they found that regular and moderate physical activity reduced the risk of disability by 18%. what have you been most impressed about with constance? >> i think her attitude. >> i do fist bumps. >> reporter: fist bump. >> people say she lights up the room when she comes in. good. >> reporter: she calls you her adopted son. how does that make you feel? >> it's good.
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she's my adopted mother. there's a psychosocial element to fitness. part of all this is meeting people and expanding your social base and just having more people in your life that you can depend upon and that you can trust. >> reporter: for constance, that moment came in june. her devoted husband, the man who took her to every crossfit session, died suddenly. it was on the same day he was scheduled to start his own fitness plan. what would your husband think of where you are today? >> he's with me right now. he was my nurse, my doctor, my friend, my everything. he was my encouragement. he's still my encouragement. >> reporter: encouragement that constance says will keep her working out. crossfit has changed you physically. >> mentally, spiritually. when my husband died and the
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word spread, in my wildest dreams, i never thought they would be there with me. and they were there with me at his gravesite, and they're still with me. and they'll be with me till i leave here. south brooklyn crossfit is my family. my children. and i mean it from the bottom of my heart. >> you know, it's so interesting when you talk about developing -- >> norah, just pass the kleenex before you say anything. what an amazing woman. but go ahead, sorry. >> yeah, we were just talking about community. so not only has she improved her health physically, but the psychosocial element, too, of fitness. you know, she now has this group of everybody at the gym went to her husband's funeral. she has a community there, a trainer. >> and they'll be with her until she dies. >> yeah. i mean, she's changed her life around. >> and the love she has. and you still see that she has for her husband. and she looks good. >> she does. i mean, how about that get up and do it!
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she's, like, stop whining! >> i like when you tried to do the high five and she said no, fist bump. go, constance. country music finds its soul, you could say. see how kenya is starting to sound like the south right down to a real-life
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kenya may seem an unlikely place for a hot country music scene, but on a recent trip to nairobi with president obama, our major garrett saw the influence of an american king on a popular local musician. >> reporter: as daylight drifts away, bonfires crackle, longnecks stand guard, and -- ♪ country music makes the twilight feel right. this is nairobi, kenya, a city of nearly 4 million. 8,000 miles from the grand ole opry. but for a reporter traveling with president obama, the country music and feel of americana is unexpectedly real. right down to the performer, elvis. ♪ i'll spend my life not knowing what real love is ♪ >> reporter: elvis, or sir elvis as he's known in these parts parts -- ♪ he is not an impersonator.
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he's as country as johnny cash. ♪ >> my mom and my dad loved elvis presl presley. and so when my mom gave birth to me, that was the year elvis presley died. mysteriously, i became a musician. ♪ rock me mama like a wagon wheel ♪ >> reporter: elvis was born in rural kenya, the son of a preacher. ♪ mama rock me >> reporter: tell me about country music in nairobi and in kenya. is there an audience for it? >> a huge audience here in kenya. way back then, from '50s and '60s, there has always been a country music program on the airwaves on the kenyan soil. ♪ >> reporter: there still is. "strings of country" runs three times a week. david hosts the show and says country took hold after kenya freed itself from british colonial rule in 1963. >> kenya got exposed to country
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music a long time ago. ♪ well >> reporter: most call sir elvis a social fenn ophenomenon. >> that's why we ever he goes, there's a huge following. >> reporter: like these people, they follow him wherever he goes. >> his voice is just amazing. ♪ >> reporter: elvis sometimes shares the stage with esther concarra, an up-and-comer on the country music scene who styles herself after an american country legend, dolly parton. >> i really love singing her songs. most say i sing like her or she sings like me. i don't know. ♪ country has so many values, love, god and country roads. >> reporter: those timeless themes, elvis says -- ♪
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give country music universal appeal and sometimes set dreams in motion like leaping from an outdoor stage in nairobi to a honkyy tonk or something bigger in america. >> it is a dream, but i put myself in a spot where if it doesn't happen, i don't think it's going to be a really big story for me. i keep it simple. >> reporter: just like country. >> yes, that's right. ♪ i guess i'd rather love than lose you ♪ ♪ i'll never know at all >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," major garrett, nairobi, kenya. >> they're really good. the speaking voice is so different from the singing voice. >> yeah. >> it slows you a built. bit. sir elvis. i like it. >> a reminder that music and the arts are one of our greatest assets.
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an army veteran offers a proposal with the presidential seal of approval. ahead, his bold move in front of two former commanders in chief. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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♪ two former presidents served as witnesses to a wedding proposal. george h.w. bush and george w. bush watched monday as retired army specialist tyler jeffries proposed to lauren lilly at the bush summer home in maine. well, she said yes. he lost both legs while in afghanistan. the elder bush congratulated them on their engagement and wishing them a lifetime of joy together. >> and so do we. >> and so do we. >> good luck. >> we do, too. >> that does it for us. be sure to tune into "the cbs evening news with scott pelley." any time, anywhere, watch cbsn.
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good morning, i'm he erika von tiehl. pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane plans to respond to criminal charges, when she hold a news conference in harrisburg at 1:00 o'clock. we will car that i news conference on our web site, cbs meanwhile prosecutors say that kane leaked secret grand jury information, to embarras a critic and then lied bit under oath. yesterday, kane's driver patrick reese pleaded not guilty in the an alleged e-mail snooping scheme to help her get tabs on their grand jury investigation. right now check with katie for your forecast and just feels so much more comfortable, katie. >> that is the biggest deal for us, erika. i would say too the the fact that it hasn't been raining at this point. we have two of the things going for us here.
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so for one thing we have got sun glare to worry about traveling east bound but storm scan is empty, we will in the dodge puddles and those spraying on the vehicles the same time yesterday, right w that quiet weather we are eventually going to see cooler a air move in. while you are going to see cloud, as we are already out through portions of berks county, here in burnville, we are also going to allow for isolated shower mainly north of philadelphia, but this is still a real nice day overall. tomorrow my personal favor 84 and sun which low humidity continuing. we will heat up a and see humidity return, as we look ahead to the weekend. meisha. >> sound great, thanks very much, katie. 9:00 o'clock. we have an accident. here's our wide zoom, looking at schuylkill expressway, westbound, right on that boulevard, you can see we are getting jammed up there at 9 miles per hour. also the blue route 9 miles an hour there and we have a crash, blue route, southbound, near route one. staying in the opposite direction for those taking blue route heading in the
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northbound direction we are traveling at 9 miles an hour. here's that crash, accident blue route again southbound near route one, overall been a busy morning that is it for traffic today. we will see you tomorrow. >> meisha, thank you, that is "eyewitness news" for now. joining us for "eyewitness news" at noon on cbs-3. i'm erika von tiehl. i hop
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