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it's tuesday, may 17th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." >> you can see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever. >> a new anti-trump ad uses his words against him. the presumptive nominee finally sits down with one of the women he's heard attacking in the ad. >> i have great respect for you. looking to stop bernie sanders' winning streak, hillary clinton crisscrosses the bluegrass strait ahead of today's primary. still, some are questioning comments she's made about her husband, hinting bill clinton could land a top post if he's president.
>> the fact this is so poorly managed, this is all the way to the top. >> a nightmare at o'hare. tsa security lines force hundreds of passengers to miss their flights. many stuck sleeping on the airport floor. and president obama salutes the heroes we see every day, honoring local law enforcement officers with the medal of valor. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. today hillary clinton hopes to stop the run of bernie sanders' primary wins. democrats hold primaries in kentucky and oregon. particularly in kentucky, she spent time and money hoping to secure a win. clinton is fighting a two-front campaign against sanders and donald trump. hena daniels is here in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. sanders is looking to beat rival
hillary clinton today. he's still far behind in the delegate count. meanwhile, donald trump running uncontested today. he's facing tough questions about his character. hillary clinton is looking to snap a losing streak against rival bernie sanders today. yesterday she made a last-minute push for votes in kentucky. >> i was here in 2008, the day before that primary, and i hope it gives me the same positive victory that we had before. >> reporter: despite her significant delegate lead, clinton remains locked in a primary battle with the vermont senator. on monday, he began laying the groundwork for a win in puerto rico in june. >> it is time for the people of puerto rico to be allowed to take charge of their political future. >> reporter: a pro-clinton super pac is looking forward to the general election and is now airing ads against her likely republican opponent, donald
trump. >> you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever. >> reporter: this priorities usa ad features some of his controversial comments against women, including fox news host megyn kelly. in a one-on-one interview on "megyn kelly presents," trump responded to questions about his character. >> i've been saying during this whole campaign that i'm a counterpuncher. you understand that. i'm responding. >> reporter: the presumptive gop nominee runs uncontested in today's republican primary in oregon. and hillary clinton has acknowledged that her husband would play a role in her administration, but she hasn't given specifics. all she said is that former president clinton would be in charge of, quote, revitalizing the economy. a anne-marie? >> thank you hena. well, donald trump responded to president obama's swipe at him. last night, trump posted this tweet, first quoting the
president. in politics and in life, ignorance is not a virtual. this is a primary reason that president obama is the worst president in u.s. history. well, president obama says by refusing to vote on his nominee to the supreme court, merrick garland, republican senate leaders are setting a dangerous precedent. in an interview with buzzfeed news, mr. obama said inaction by republicans could cost them in the future. >> let's say the republican president in the future is trying to appoint somebody, democrats are going to do the same thing and it's going to be tit for tat and we'll have a situation in which we can't fill our supreme court, and that then means that laws are going to be different in different states and different jurisdictions and people are going to be confused about what the rules are. that's not how democracy is supposed to work. >> the president said garland was well qualified and deserves a vote. the obama administration says it's pleased with a supreme
court decision that sent a challenge to its requirement for access to birth control back to lower courts. in a unanimous ruling, the justices did not rule on the merits of the case. they want the lower courts to see if a compromise is possible. some nonprofit religious groups object to the accommodation offered by the government if they do not want to provide certain forms of birth control for women covered under their health plan. the american civil liberties union filed court papers to prevent north carolina from enforcing its bathroom law until lawsuits are settled in court. a demonstration against the law was held at the state capitol yesterday afternoon. >> it's not only personally hurtful and very insulting, it is hurting and insulting the entire trans community and is very, very wrong. the term lgbt is used to describe a very diverse group of human beings living and functioning on this planet. they're just people. >> the law also limits how
people can sue for discrimination in state courts. the tsa plans to hire nearly 800 new officers this month to try and ease the marathon security lines at the nation's airports. the lines at chicago o'hare are among the worst. some 450 american airlines passengers missed their flight sunday due to lines that took two hours to get through. >> it's really frustrating. it's frustrating for our passengers, we know. it's very frustrating for our employees as well. >> last week nearly 800 passengers missed flights. chicago travelers are urged to get to the airport at least two hours ahead of their flight. the union representing security officers say another 6,000 officers are needed to fix the problem. the senate is expected to vote today on emergency funds to fight the zika virus. the house is expected to vote on its funding bill later this week. zika can cause severe birth defects. the senate measure calls for
just over $1 billion in spending. the house bill, $622 million. that's just one-third of the amount requested by president obama. well, one of two brothers wanted in connection with the disappearance of a washington state couple is under arrest this morning. tony clyde reid was arrested when he crossed the mexican border. his brother john blaine reid remains at large. they were charged with first-degree murder in the presumed killing of mo'nique and her husband patrick. owen lah brie, the prep school garage whereat convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl is about to be set free. labrie has been in jail since march. now a judge has ruled he can be released with electronic monitoring. he was arrested in 2014. he admitted he and the girl had con sen sul sexual contact as part of a game of sexual conquest, but she says she was raped. today federal safety inspectors are expected to detail the probable cause of
last year's amtrak derailment in philadelphia. one official says the engineer was distracted by the radio. eight people were killed in the derailment. the train was going twice the speed limit when it jumped the tracks. don't tell the folks in new england that summer is just about a month away. they've got snow in vermont. sne nearly six inches fell in some spots. in northern maine, want town of caribou got more than seven inches. another record for this time of year. and in boston, it was so windy on sunday that a bronze statue of ben franklin blew over. 13 public safety officers were recognized at the white house with the nation's highest honor for law enforcement. president obama praised them yesterday for their courage in the face of danger as he awarded the medals of valor. >> the men and women who run toward danger remind us with your courage and humility what
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sounds good. well, there's a battle over a boat that carried two missing teenagers and a settlement in abuse cases at two elementary schools. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstands. "the los angeles times" reports the city's school district will pay $88 million to settle sexual abuse cases. the agreement is with 30 children and their families from two elementary schools. the district failed to take action on complaints of sexual abuse by teachers who were later arrested. "the sun sentinel" reports a legal fight about a boat used by two florida teens who vanished at sea last summer. the boat was brought to port yesterday in ft. lauderdale. a state agency plans to return it to its owner, but the family of one missing boy is asking for a forensic investigation by the state. "the clairon ledger" reports that a mississippi school district is being ordered to desegregate. a federal court says cleveland must consolidate its historically white schools with secondary schools where most of
the schools are black. the ruling ends a five-decade legal battle. "the austin american statesman" reports that a texas pastor is dropping his lawsuit against whole foods. the pastor had charged that a homophobic slur was written on a cake he ordered. the grocery chain countersued saying surveillance video showed the pastor was lying. "the chicago sun times" reports police in a suburb say sinead o'connor is safe. someone concerned about her welfare called authorities when the singer didn't return from a bike ride sunday. a letter indicating that she may be suicidal was posted last night on her facebook page. and "the casper star tribune" of wyoming reported undetermined criminal charges are pending against two visitors. the father and son put a baby bison in their car. well, park officials say the calf had to be euthanized because it was rejected by its mother and the herd. rules are there for a reason. still to come, a path to
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a milestone for the international space station. actually, more than 2.6 billion miles. the lab completed its 100,000th earth orbit this morning. one of its residents celebrated on twitter. the station was launched in 1998. freeze-dried champagne for everyone. they probably don't drink on the international space station. on the cbs money watch, twitter tweets its character limit, and college grants for high school students. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that. >> good morning. on wall street, stocks finished higher thanks to rising oil prices and a big investment by warren buffett. the dow jumped 175 points. the s&p gained 20. the nasdaq finished 57 points higher. warren buffett made a more than billion-dollar investment in apple. that sent shares up 3.7%. buffett bought nearly 10 million shares of the company despite a
long-standing aversion to tech stocks. apple had been trading at its lowest price in almost two years as iphone sales slow down. well, starting this summer, the obama administration will launch an experimental program extending pell grants to high school students taking college courses. federal pell grants are given to low-income students, and they do not have to be repaid. the government plans to spend $20 million on about 10,000 students in nearly two dozen states. amazon is reportedly expanding its private label offerings to include grocery products. "the wall street journal" reports those new offerings will include nuts, coffee, tea, spices, and baby food. amazon already sells private label products like clothing and furniture. usually cheaper than name brand products. walmart has launched its mobile payment service walmart pay at about 600 stores in texas and arkansas. walmart pay works with android or ios systems and all major credit cards.
users open the app at the checkout counter. they choose walmart pay and scan their purchases. it is expected to be available nationwide by the end of june. and anne-marie, twitter is making some changes that will let users create longer messages. twitter will stop counting photos and links as part of that 140-character limit. they typically take up about 25 characters. anne-marie? >> boy, i know some people who will be celebrating possibly with a tweet when they hear that news because they got plenty to say. >> each character makes a difference. >> certainly does. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot. still ahead, oklahoma city upset. a late-game rally stuns the thunder for the western conference finals. greek nonfat yogurt with delicious crunchy toppings like chocolate and peanut butter chips. crunched it! new oikos crunch. be unstoppable.
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an upset in game one of the nba western conference finals. the oklahoma city thunder handed golden state a loss on their home court. russell west broom and kevin durant powered oklahoma to a 108-102 wimpb over the warriors. well, a massachusetts cancer patient is the first man in the united states to receive a penile transplant. dr. marshall reports from massachusetts general hospital in boston with a groundbreaking surgery. >> 64-year-old thomas manning is recovering after receiving the first penis transplant in the united states. doctors at massachusetts general hospital used the transplanted organ of a deceased donor. >> he's doing well so far. we spoke with him this morning. he's up and about, out of bed. >> manning was diagnosed with cancer in 2012. doctors had to remove most of his genitals to save his life.
manning is expected to remain here at mass general for the next three to four days. his doctors are cautiously optimistic that normal urination and sexual function will be possible in the weeks and months ahead. but they say as with any transplant, there is the possibility of rejection. >> there are different tissues involved, so we'll have to take it day by day. >> reporter: in a statement, manning said, quote, today i begin a new chapter filled with personal hope and hope for others who have suffered genital injuries, particularly for our service members who put their lives on the line and suffer serious damage as a result. he says he's sharing his story to remove any shame or stigma associated with genital cancers and injuries. dr. marshall, cbs news, boston. well, this is the third transplant of its kind in the world. the first was in china in 2005, but the organ was removed two weeks later. in 2015 in south africa, a 21-year-old patient made a full recovery and regained all function in the transplanted
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. democrats hold primaries today in kentucky and oregon. hillary clinton is hoping to stop bernie sanders' winning streak. she has spent considerable time and money campaigning in the bluegrass state. donald trump is running unopposed in oregon. and the tsa plans to hire some 800 new security officers this month to combat long security lines at the nation's airports. the officer's union says that's not nearly enough. last week some 800 passengers missed their flights at chicago's o'hare airport because of lines that stretched for more than two hours. elementary school students in arlington, virginia, made history monday. they built the first small satellite deployed into space.
chip reid reports. >> reporter: if you're wondering what in the world made these students so happy, well, actually it was out of this world, and it happened in the blink of an eye. here it is again in slow motion. a tiny satellite being launched today by astronauts on the international space station. 13-year-old rebecca helped build it. >> i'm really excited it's finally up in space. >> reporter: and now st. thomas moore cathedral school in arlington, virginia s the first grade school in the nation to put a satellite in orbit. the main payload is a small camera, which will beam photographs back to earth using an antenna that fifth grader felix helped build. >> it does take a picture every 30 seconds. >> reporter: sixth grader gabe is in charge of communications, which means he gets to be on tv too. >> you're expecting some cool pictures? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the teacher says it was supposed to be a one to
two-year project, but because of some setbacks, including the explosion of an unmanned space station in 2014, it took a sometimes agonizing four years. >> what do you think is the most important thing they learned? >> what we didn't plan on teaching them was the perseverance it would take to actually get this project completed. and we're still not done. >> reporter: still not done because they're still waiting for the satellite to send a signal with its first photograph from space. >> and how nervous are you about whether you're going to hear a signal? >> okay, i can put it into one word. aarrgghhh! >> reporter: apparently that's space talk for please, phone home. chip reid, cbs news, arlington, virginia. >> congratulations. that's great. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the front line in the fight against the zika virus. we'll see how officials in florida are hand lgs a possible spike in cases this summer. plus, saving the rhino. we'll take you to south africa, where conservationists are
we begin with breaking news, a philadelphia police officer hurt in a violent car crash. we are live with the latest on her condition, and what she was responding to before the wreck. >> new information on the deadly amtrak derailment. the new details we've learned ahead of today's federal report. and a live look at storm scan3 showing rain moving this way. katie is tracking showers. she times it out for us, tells us when a warm up is coming. >> today is tuesday, may 17, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. i like to say tuesday, it is no longer monday. >> true. >> katie has your forecast, good morning. >> good morning, roads are look good. it is quiet. if anything like yesterday, heating it up even in the 4:00 hour. >> always gets busy. a