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there is a tropical storm warning for the north carolina coast from cape lookout to oregon inlet and pamlico sound. a storm is expected to strengthen and make landfall late tomorrow. it could bring 5 inches of rain. heavy rain and hail caused flash flooding to day in colorado springs. streets became rushing rivers. it came on so quickly, drivers got stuck. their cars had to be pulled out of the floodwaters. >> the epidemic of gun violence in chicago claimed a victim. the cousin of chicago bulls star dwayne wade. 32-year-old, nykea aldridge was on the way home friday, pushing a stroller with her 1-month-old baby on the sidewalk on chicago's south side when she
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took her last step. she wasn't the shooter's target but she is dead all the same. eddie johnson is the police superintendent. >> she wasn't aware that her short life would stand as an example for what is a clear failure in the criminal justice system here in chicago. >> two arrested suspects are convicted felons. brothers with known gang connections. neither served full sentences. one got out in february. the other, two weeks ago. to keep prisons from overcrowding, most gun offenders serve 50% of their sentence here. the mayor, rahm emanue -- >> repeat gun offenders who run in and out of the criminal justice system with no consequences back on the streets wreaking havoc. >> in serious crimes, such as murder do offenders serve more than half sentences. emanuel and police are pushing for higher bond to keep repeat
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offenders off the streets awaiting trial they've want mandatory minimum sentences that would remove judicial discretion. >> whatever punishment they get. they should have to abide by that. and serve their time. that's, that's the bottom line. >> diane aldridge is nykea's mother. >> gone too soon. too soon. too soon. she was taken away from us. >> and nykea aldridge, had she not been related to a famous basketball player it is unlikely her murder would draw so much attention. norah, hers was one of 11 murders "the chicago tribune" counted over the course of this past weekend. rounding out the most violent month chicago has experienced in 20 years. dean reynolds. thank you. >> more than 280 flights were
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delayed in los angeles last night. and at least 27 others diverted when lax descended into pandemonium because of a security scare. mireya villarreal has the the story. with guns drawn, l.a.x. airport police detained a man carrying a plastic sword, dressed as zorro. minutes later. chaos. >> stand up and go. >> police were flooded with calls about an active shooter and gunshots in terminal 8. >> shooting occurred. one world way. one world way. >> reporter: reports turned out to be false. panic spread quickly to terminals. as well as on social media. awe call on! run! >> reporter: passengers ran in all directions, dragging luggage and carrying children to safety. >> all of sudden, there was screaming. there is a shooter. there is a shooter. everyone was starting to storm and run down the stairs. it was crazy.
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>> some travelers ended up on the tarmac. >> why are we running. >> security said to run. >> l.a.x. police chief said most passengers left on their own. >> these are difficult situations. because the there were multiple reports of, of something that was -- something significant. and dangerous. >> two weeks ago a false alarm at new york's jfk airport. security expert, henry willis questions whether the right protocols are in place to prevent this kind of mayhem. >> people left there in a chaotic fashion. ended up exiting. in some cases out on the tarmac. in other cases on to open roadways. where they put themselves possibly in physical harm. that is a breakdown in public safety. >> things seem to be running smoothly here at lax. in all. 281 flights were delayed. and two were canceled. norah, when the initial reports came in that shots were being fired, here at the airport, the lax police department was able
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to send out text message, notification, telling anyone within a five-mile radius, to stay away from this area, for their own safety. >> all right. mireya villarreal, thank you so much. more heavy fighting today along the turkey/syria border. but it is not going quite the way the u.s. wants. holly williams on the dilemma posed by america's friends that are foes. >> reporter: it began with turkey launching an offensive against isis last week. sending tanks and syrian rebel fighters over its border and into the town jarablus. turkey is a close u.s. ally. and backed up by air strikes. after an easy victory against isis, the syrian rebels headed further south to take on kurdish fighters. turkey views the kurdish group as terrorists. but the kurdish fighters are backed by the u.s. they work together with american special forces. and we have seen them up close. stripping away territory from isis.
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so, now, two u.s. backed groups, who were both supposed to be fighting islamic extremists. are instead clashing with each other. this video appears to show members of the kurdish group, captured and humiliated by fighters. america's special envoy, brett mcgurk, said clashes are unacceptable. the u.s. says kurdish fighters are withdrawing from the contested area. norah this isn't the first time that u.s.-backed groups have clashed. the more they fight each other the longer it will take to combat isis. >> holly williams in turkey. thank you. after facing severe backlash for jacking up the price of its epipen allergy treatment, mylan plans to sell a generic version. it will cost about $300. half of the branded epipen's
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list price. but triple what it costs in 2008. coming up next-- the link between a company that made defective airbags and a deadly house explosion.
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here is kris van cleave. >> the blast leveled a home shooting pieces of the tractor-trailer and contents up to a mile. ten homes in a two-mile radius reported damage. not much is left of the semiit was hauling takata airbag inflaters and volatile propellant. the maverick county texas sheriff says the scene looked like a bomb went off. part of the engine flew at least 30 yards ending up in a house. after a two day search. police determined, the 67-year-old woman died in the search that destroyed her home. texas department of public safety investigators say it happened 2:15 last monday morning outside the sparsely populated town of quemado, the truck went off at a curve and crashed into a hope. he and a passenger were able to got out before the explosion that damaged a toyota suv with two people inside. all four air lifted to san antonio. the accident comes as takata faces one of the largest recalls in u.s. history, stemming from defective inflaters that can explode sending schlep nell into the passenger cabin.
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accidents have killed 13 people. transportation secretary, anthony fox expressed concern about the crash. we are just learning that federal safety investigators joined the case. norah in a statement to cbs news, takata says it has strict procedures when it comes to transportation of its products. that meet or exceed requirements. >> kris, thank you. few singers have sold as many records as this man. we'll remember juan gabriel. next. oh, hey jen! hey... ...you are buying finish these days. i got a new dishwasher and they recommend finish. really? you should try it. narrator: finish is recommended by more dishwasher brands
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fame. and hundreds gathered to sing his songs in juarez, mexico where he grew up. gabriel performed friday night at packed l.a. forum. he sold more than 100 million records in his career. one of his biggest hits "eternal love." ♪ ♪ juan gabriel was 66. in a moment, we will let gene wilder get the last laugh. >> i used to look like gary cooper. cooper cuper! >> come mix where rockefellers walk with sticks or umbrellas."
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actor and writer gene wilder died overnight from complications of alzheimers disease. he was 83. wilder brought us so many classic comedy moments, just the mention of his name could make you laugh. here's john blackstone with some of those moments. >> give my creation life! >> reporter: with his wild hair and often manic persona, gene wilder gave life to a long list of hilarious and hysterical characters from the mad
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scientist in "young frankenstein." >> my name, it's pronounced frankenstein. >> reporter: to the neurotic would-be con man in "the producers." >> nothing, i-- my blue blanket, give me my blue blanket! >> reporter: that role earned him an oscar nomination for best supporting actor. >> you must be igor. >> no, it's pronounced igor. >> reporter: he was also nominated for writing the screenplay for "young frankenstein," along with his frequent collaborator director mel brooks. together they took "blazing saddles" where no western had gone before. [ gunfire ] he could be depended on to deliver the unexpected. wilder was not the first actor considered for the starring role in "willie wonka and the chocolate factory" in 1971. ♪ if you want to view paradise >> reporter: fred astaire was reportedly in the running, but
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today it seems hard to imagine anyone else in what has become a children's classic. >> i didn't want to do hamlet or macbeth. i wanted to do comedy. but i wanted it to be real. but you can be real and huge at the same time. >> reporter: he had huge success in a series of collaborations with richard pryor. >> that's right, that's right, we bad. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: the on screen chemistry with gilda radner continued off screen. they were married from 1984 until her death from ovarian cancer five years later. he became actively involved in raising cancer awareness, helping found the gilda radner ovarian cancer detection center as well as gilda's club. but as he told cbs's sunday morning in 2005, gene wilder lived a life with no regrets. >> i'm very happy where i am. i don't want to change anything. >> reporter: john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. and that's the "cbs overnight news" for this tuesday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us later for "the morning news" and cbs news this morning. "from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm norah o'donnell. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." welcome to the "cbs overnight news." i'm anna werner. donald trump is promising to clear up his stand on illegal immigration at a rally tomorrow in phoenix. trump trounced his gop opponents in the primaries, promising to deport all 11 million people living in the united states illegally. but over the past two weeks, the candidate has back pedalled. major garrett reports. >> reporter: donald trump's attempts to soften language on immigration appears and emphasize appears to be short-lived. long time supporters issued stark public warnings for trump to stand his ground. he appears to have listened. now while teleprompters have helped trump on the stump. on twitter the gop nominee is still trump.
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>> all the media wants to talk about is the 11 million people or more or less they have no idea what the number is because we have no control over our country. >> of donald trump blamed the media saturday for missing the point of his immigration plan, but offered little clarity on how he will handle otherwise law-abiding, undocumented immigrants already living in the u.s. >> we are going to get rid of the criminals and going to happen within one hour after i take office. we start. okay. >> reporter: backing away from a suggestion trump himself made last week, vice presidential nominee, mike pence of indiana said undocumented residents will have to leave. >> people that want to gain legal status, you heard again and again. have to leave the country.
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pence refused to ex-palestinian why tough language like this that helped trump win the republican nomination has disappeared. >> you are going to have a deportation force. you are going to do it maintainly. >> we are rounding them up in a humane, nice way. i know it doesn't sound nice. but not everything is nice. >> trump's campaign manager, kellyanne conway admitted trump's language changed. >> he is not talking deportation force. he is talking about being fair and humane. >> reporter: on twitter sunday. trump embraced right-wing theories about hillary clinton's health challenging her to release detailed medical records. writing, i have no problem in doing so. on the campaign trail, trump has only alluded to the issue. >> she doesn't have the strength, the stamina or the ability to straighten out our country. >> reporter: despite being among the oldest general electioncan dates in u.s. history, trump, 70, or clinton 68 released indepth health. today, trump released a tv ad focused on the economy. interestingly, the title is two americas. which was once democrat, john edwards' catch phrase. the $10 million buy in nine battleground states. trump's biggest so far. >> trump's $10 million ad buy, a
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drop in the bucket compared to the $77 million spent by the clinton campaign. both candidates have sights set on minority voters. their language is getting heated. trump and hillary clinton accusing each other of racism and bigotry. nancy cordes reports. >> you are living in poverty. your schools are no good. you have no jobs. look at my african-american over here. >> latest clinton ad accuses trump of racial incense tee. more fodder after the weekend.
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dwayne wade's cousin was shot and killed walking her baby in chicago. just what i have been saying. african-americans will vote trump. clinton's runningmate chas chastised trump. >> we ought to be extending our sympathy off to the family. the only reaction appropriate. >> reporter: the day before he sought to try trump to the kkk. >> ku klux klan values, david duke val use. donald trump values are not american values. >> trump did tweet condolences to the chicago family. and his supporter, chris christie accused clinton and kane of overheated rhetoric. >> this kind of discourse in the campaign is unwarranted. but started by mrs. clinton. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. >> trump beat clinton to the punch by 12 hours. >> there has been a steady stream of bigotry coming from him. >> reporter: two side are tangling over the clinton foundation and access donors had to clinton taz secretary of state. >> we get the new revelations weekly, that there are thousand of new things we haven't yet scene. >> republicans call it pay to play. why there a wrong about that? >> when republicans meet with donors, supporters, activists they call it a meeting. when democrats do that they call the a conflict. >> the state department has said repeatedly that foundation
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donors did not get special favors when clinton was secretary. but republicans say they want to see more documentation. including clinton's calendars, schedules and those 15,000 additional e-mails that were unearthed. by the fbi san francisco 49ers quarterback, colin kaepernick says he plans on sitting through the national anthem again on thursday. when the team takes on the chargers in san diego. kaepernick made headlines when he stayed on the bench, during the star spangled banner last week. he said he is angry with the state of race relations. kaepernick lost his starting job last year, and spent much of the off-season trying to work out a trade. he insists that has the nothing to do with his current stance. jeff glor reports. >> this isn't the first time colin kaepernick has spoken out. social media pages are filled with posts in the past. but this was not online. it was on the field. >> i'll continue off to sit. i am going to continue to stand with the people. that are being owe pressed. >> colin kaepernick spoke with reporters sunday two days after he sat on the bench during the national anthem. >> cops are getting paid leave for killing people. that's not right.
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that's not right by any one's standards. >> reporter: the decision provoked a furious response online. and drew criticism from some nfl players including giants wide receiver victor cruz. >> you got to respect the flag. you got to stand up with your teammates. it is bigger than just you in my opinion. >> tiki barber, former running back? >> i agreen with his desire to continue the narrative. there are issues in the country. that you have to commend him for. i don't commend him for sitting and not honoring this country and our flag. >> reporter: in the mid 90. the nba player, sparked a similar controversy. he called the national anthem symbol of oppression, standing to pray while it played after first refusing to stand at all. >> we all feel helpless. >> last month. carmelo anthony, chris paul, dwayne wade, and lebron james, delivered a speech at the espys.
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>> the racial profiling has to stop. >> none have gone to kaepernick's lengths. >> time to look in the mirror and ask ourselves what are we doing to create change? >> kaepernick has been criticized for his method. when you are faced with a crisis -- a crisis of police activity, in communities in which you game, came, you feel defenseless. you have got to let people know that you object. there is never a good time to protest. there is never a rights way to protest. and that's just the reality. kaepernick lost his starting job last year, but says no one has tried to silence him for his vutz. the nfl released a statement on kaepernick saying players are encouraged but not required to stand during the national anthem. this thursday, the 49ers play the chargers in san diego. home to a large military base. the "cbs overnight news" will be right back.
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threatening to spread through florida. theme parks are handing out mosquito repellent. offering free bug spray and lotion at their parks. so far there are no mosquito transmitted cases of zika in central florida. one case in tampa. the rest are around miami. zika usually causes mild illness. many people don't know they have it. but the virus can cause devastating birth defects if a pregnant woman is infected much that researchers don't know about the disease. david begnaud has the the story of one case that's confounding doctors. 8 week old mykella is a medical mystery. exposed to zika in the womb but does not have the birth defect marked by a small head and brain. >> look at the smile.
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>> maria fernandez bolivar is her mother. >> she looks normal to me, the doctors say she is not. ramirez bolivar contracted the zika virus. mykella has slight damage to an eye and stiffness. it took doctors several weeks to rule out several other causes. dr. ivan gonzalez part of her team. >> the ultrasound in venezuela and the one she had here in the united states before she gave birth. looked like a there mall baby. >> normal baby. >> you didn't know there were abnormalities until after birth? >> after birth. >> reporter: scan of her brain show calcification, like a scar, could lead to seizures. her prognosis is uncertain. >> how long will you study a child like her? >> unknown to say how long we will follow her. for now, follow her, five to six years.
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the effects of zika are not limited to babies. in puerto rico where zika is an epidemic, cdc reported increased cases of guillain-barlre syndrome. causes muscle weakness and numbness. this year, 34 patients with the syndrome had evidence of zika or similar virus infection. one person has died. in the u.s., the cdc set up a registry to follow pregnant women infected with zika. as many as 580 so far. james around the country. 16 babies have been born already with zika related birth defect. >> growing number of patients are getting sick inside the hospital. the culprit is drug resistant medication. hospitals spend millions trying clear out a bug, c-diff. now a hospital in vancouver taking a different approach. john blackstone, sniffs out the story. >> angus. go over here.
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>> their sense of smell is a buff anything we can comprehend. >> reporter: with that remarkable sense of smell, angus springer spaniel on a mission to track down the most common kind of hospital superbug. it is known as c-diff and infection rates are on the rise. >> c-diff is a bacteria. forms spores. it can persist for long period of time. >> reporter: c-diff caused by antibiotic use or contact with contaminated surfaced and some times deadly causing half a million infections in the u.s. each year and killing 15,000 people. we can't see it with the naked eye. but angus can smell it. >> it will always be present in your hospital. what you are frying to do is control it. that's where angus comes into play. >> angus, ready to work.
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>> he is trained to detect it in the environment. the advantage for us is if he alerts on something, then, what we can do is targeted cleaning. going to couple with our ultraviolet disinfection machines. >> three years ago, theresa was training bomb and drug dogs when she contracted c-fiff and nearly died. her husband, a nurse at vancouver general hospital suggest she'd tried to train a degree to detect the super bug. >> it has an odor i can in a a degree to find it. she did. the hospital is mishated a first of its kind pilot program. >> alert. good man. >> they thought it was out of the box thinking. it helped that angus was kind of cute. oh, he is very loveable. i brought him home at ten weeks. even on the way home. i started training him just by throwing kibble out in the grass. giving him a search command. he started associating using his nose with reward. we paired the odor with it. learned to associate the cdiff odor with his toy. >> in this room we are going to
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hide a positive. >> he correctly identified all the c-diff positive odors we had. his success was between 95% and 100%. alert. goodboy, yeah. >> angus passed all his exams and will soon be working full time at vancouver general. >> the medical field we can go to other things we haven't thought of yet. >> there is an an, analogy we can mail the teaspoon of sugar in our coffee or tea. he can smell it in an olympic sized swimming pool. that's how sensitive they are.
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>> angus believed the only dog of his kind. not for long. >> brother dodger will be next. >> and she says he has been getting inquiries from hospitals around the world. >> we are happy to help anybody try to get their own cdiff dog. it is limited by our imagination. >> john blackstone. and the "cbs overnight news" will be right back. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen.
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choose finish. well, christmas is not just around the corner. thank goodness. but it turns out that august is the perfect time for all of the amateur santas to polish up on their santa skills. luke burbank caught up with hundred of jolly st. nicks at their annual convention in missouri. sure, we know santa's whereabouts in december. what about the summer? where is he hanging out then? you better watch out. you better not cry. branson, missouri of course. ♪ coming to town >> reporter: you are not hallucinating from the spiked eggnog. this really happened.
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it's called the discover santa convention. just a few weeks ago it brought more than 800 santas and mrs. clauses to branson. ♪ ♪ they showed up on a variety of updated sleighs. >> ho-ho-ho. santa michael came here from kentucky in this model. >> one of the first things i did. lamborghini doors. santa has a cool sleigh. key on the back. wind up. drive it around. have it look like a toy down the road. here to catch up with old friend. >> let it grow. we don't want to shave.
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covers three chins. we don't want to exercise either. >> reporter: do a little shopping. and hone their craft. we will do the scales. ready? the modern santa has to have more tricks in his bag than jolly ho-ho-ho. there were balloon-tying classes. >> the worst candy cane ever. but it is mine. >> reporter: tips on doing your makeup. i think bushier eyebrows are better for santa. >> even ukulele lessons. a word to our younger viewers who might be confused by the sight of so many santas. doing stuff that doesn't really
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seem santaly. we had it on good authority that the real santa was in branson, some where. its santa here? >> oh, of course. >> of course. >> yeah. yeah. >> i saw him on the bus. >> yes, yes, yes. >> this is the only way that he can really show up for these types of events. we are just decoys, body doubles. ♪ we wish you a merry christmas ♪ >> reporter: meet some of his helpersment santa mickey. santa brian. santa larry. santa tom. and santa vern. >> my inner child wears a red suit. has a beard. i let him out when i am santa. i get to laugh. joke. and sing songs. >> nick knock. who is there? >> olive who? >> olive of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names. >> then there is this guy. >> santa tim connahan. he started the convention. been a santa for 47 years. runs his own santa academy. >> reporter: what kind of person makes a good santa? >> number one thing we teach in our schools. it is here. whatever you are doing, it doesn't matter whether you have a beard, it's what you have in your heart. beyond that, some of them will enhance what they're doing.
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may get a little nicer suit. >> yeah, got to have your beard up. >> reporter: so this week in branson was practically crawling with the outfitters. >> what's the price of this? >> the way this is sitting pretty close. $1,100. >> well. >> but you won't regret it. >> reporter: a purchase santa might want to run by mrs. clause. speaking of which, we wondered what happens to a marriage when the husband decide to go full santa? >> is this a side of your husband's you hasn't seen before santa stuff? >> absolutely. >> my santa has wait many more beauty products in the bathroom tha than i do. >> yes. >> trish parish and jenny scott are both mrs. clauses to their santas. and they teach their own workshops for women. >> fluff up santa's beard. make sure he doesn't have any things hanging down.
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>> give me a ho-ho-ho. >> ho-ho-ho. >> what does that mean? >> santa. >> which brings us to one of the high lights of the week. the santa tug-of-war. watch carefully because the this is a -- santa grudge match. >> pull. pull. pull. >> reporter: our time was coming to an end. but there was still one thing i was wondering. >> why do you do it? >> it is a calling. a ministry. >> i do it from the heart. i do it because of the heart. what i feel. >> i do it because i love it. i love being santa. i love bringing smiles and joy and happiness new people. >> notice nobody said for the money. we are not in it for the money. >> exactly right. >> have fun with it too. >> yes. >> yeah. >> my take away from the week in branson, yes, virginia, there really is a santa claus. in fact, there are lots of them.
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♪ what fun it is to ride and
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an elder statesman of the cbs news family has announced he is retiring. charles osgood has spent nearly half a century here. the last 22 years as host of "sunday morning." he delivered the news himself. norah o'donnell has the story. >> some of you may have heard rumors lately i won't be hosting the sunday morning broadcasts very much longer. well, i am here to tell you that the rumors are true. >> reporter: few people would have begrudged charles osgood had he decided to anchor just a little bit longer. after all his program is the most watched news show on sunday morning. with its best ratings in decades. but osgood says it is time. for years now people, even
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friends and family have been, asking me why i keep doing considering my age. i am pushing 84. it's just that, it has been such a joy doing it. who wouldn't want to be the one who gets to introduce these terrific storytellers. and the producers and writers and others who put this wonderful show together. i want to thank all of them. and all of you. our still-growing audience. for all of your support and encouragement. it's been a great run. but after nearly 50 years at cbs including the last 22 years here at sunday morning, the time has come. oz guides only the second person to anchor cbs sunday morning. taking over for another cbs news legend, charles kuralt in 1994. >> we'll be in the good hand of charles osgood starting next sunday morning. >> i'm charles osgood. and this is sunday morning. >> reporter: he won the audience over with the trademark bow tie thousands, folksy style and poetic way with word. >> toe tapping is much more satisfying with shoes on. as sunday morning viewers know. >> the face that i see in the mirror.
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>> osgood can tickle the ivories too. >> i know that face ♪ ♪ i've seen that face before >> wishing you had the days back again. >> osgood joined cbs news in 1971. his last tv broadcast will be september 25th. >> after which, you can still me on the radio. the osgood file continues. between now and my last sunday morning, i have got to practice singing that old weaver song -- ♪ so long it's been good to know you ♪ ♪ so long it's been good to know you ♪ ♪ so long it's been good to know you ♪ ♪ a long time since i've been home ♪ ♪ and i've got to be drifting along ♪ the one and only charles osgood. that's the "cbs overnight news" for tuesday.
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♪ it's tuesday, august 30th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." after a scandal top hillary clinton aide huma abedin announces she's leaving husband anthony weiner. donald trump praises her decision and slams clinton in the process. people in the southeast are keeping their eyes on the tropics with one storm set to slam the outer banks today and another taking aim at the gulf coast. a cross country flight is forced to land over an unruly passenger. now the pilot described the man's attempts to pry over a

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