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now let's clear the sflomok for a just a minute and listen to clinton and trump on the issues. ♪ >> we ehahave to defeat isis. that is my highest counter-terrorism goal and we've got to do it with air power, with much more support for the arabs and the kurds who will fight on the ground against isis. we are not putting ground troops into iraq ever again and we're not putting ground troops into syria. >> i think under the leadership of barack obama and hillary clinton the generals have been reduced to rubble. we go in, we defeat somebody and then don't know what we're doing after that.
we lose it. as an example. you look at iraq, how badly that was handled and then when president obama took over and he took everybody out and really isis was formed. i have a substantial chance of winning. if i win, i don't want to broadcast to the enemy exactly what my plan is. ♪ >> i have been very clear about the necessity for doing whatever is required to move the v.a. into the 21st century to provide the kind of treatment options that our veterans today desperately need and deserve. and that's what i will do as president. but i will not let the v.a. be privatized. i rolled out my mental health agenda last week and we've got to remove the stigma, help people currently serving not to feel that if they report, their sense of unease, their depression that somehow it's
going to be a mark against them. ♪ >> under a part of my plan, if they have that long wait, they walk outside, they go to the local doctor, they choose the doctor, they choose the hospital whether it's public or private. they get themselves better. we will pay the bill and by the way, i never said take the v.a. private. i wouldn't do that. 22 people a day are killing themselves. a lot of it is they're killing themselves over the fact they're in tremendous pain and can't see a doctor. >> john, we were talking today about how specific clinton was about her plans last night but trump was not and that doesn't seem to diminish his support at all. >> reporter: no hillary clinton supporters love her command of information. but beyond her core of supporters, there are those whom that isn't enough. they have one of two emotional reactions, either they don't trust hillary clinton or they have a gut-level connection to
donald trump and hillary clinton isn't going to break through that connection by mastering the material. the only way she can, say pollsters is essentially replacing one emotional reaction with another one, fear. but for those who don't see him as unfit, making him seem unfit isn't just about the facts. the voters who like him think he can surround himself with advisors, he was a success in business and in the primaries, so he must know something and they think judgment can replace smarts and experience which is why he continues to insist he was against military action in libya and iraq, even though that's not the case and he supported both. >> we'll see you sunday on "face the nation." and then today there is the third-party candidate who wants to be the third president johnson. he wants to put himself on the
map in the worst way. today he did. here's julianna goldman. >> what would you do if you were elected about aleppo. >> reporter: gary johnson was exbee expected to answer by providing his plan for the civil war and refugee crisis. >> about aleppo. >> and what is aleppo? >> you're kidding? >> no. >> reporter: shortly after said he felt horrible, but still struggled. >> knowing there's the city in between the two forces really at the epicenter of the -- but not remembering or identifying that that's aleppo, guilty. >> reporter: in a statement to cbs news, johnson said he's human and he blanked. should i have identified aleppo? yes. do i understand its significance? yes. the besieged city is a major
battleground in the nearly 5-year civil war between rebels and the syrian regime. this image just last month has become a symbol of the war's brutality. >> is this the craziest election ever? >> reporter: johnson's foreign policy slap couldn't come at a worse time for the new mexicoen governor. he's been trying to raise his poll numbers to secure a spot on the debate stage with donald trump and hillary clinton. he needs 15% support in five national polls and he's currently averaging under 9%. in another interview today, he acknowledged the consequences of a presidential candidate seeming to lack a basic understanding of a major foreign policy issue. he said for those who believe it's a disqualifier, so be it. the "cbs overnight news." sy. while they see their first underwear... you see the best way to potty train.
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americans, finds the contracts too confusing. >> there's a lot of fine print. you almost need a law degree to understand it. >> reporter: according to a new cards.com analysis, about 75% of americans don't regularly read them. it requires an 11th grade reading level, although half the population reads as 9th grade level or below. and in fact, the less you might appear to understand, the better chance you'll be targeted with high risk offers because customers are targeted in part by their education level. antoinette >> customers more financially sophisticated receive different terms. >> reporter: they inties them but fail to highlight hidden and
backloaded fees. >> look at the last page of the offer letter or the important features, in particular the a.p.r., the late fees, the credit card companies have to show you all the costs of the card. >> reporter: we reached out the american bankers association. it says that it strongly supports clear and simple disclosures. well, it was clear today that one bank's employees were committing fraud on an astonishing scale. more than 5,000 employees at wells fargo had been fired for opening unauthorized accounts that the customers knew nothing about. 1 1/2 million bogus checking accounts, about half a million credit cards in the names of real customers. it was a scheme to win bonuses for drumming up business. wells fargo was fined $185 million today. still ahead, he helped
today u.s.a. swimming and the u.s. olympic committee suspend ryan lochte and three teammates for lying about an incident during the olympics in rio. lochte was benched 10 months, the others four. he also loses $100,000 that he got for winning gold. the swimmers told a harrowing story of being robbed at gunpoint but their tale didn't hold water. there's no truth about dabney montgomery's life, he fought on two continents. he served in italy in world war ii, working ground support for the legendary tuskegee airmen. but he was not allowed to vote. in 1965, after moving to new york, montgomery was shaken by
news of civil rights protesters attacked in alabama, so he joined the march, becoming a body guard for martin luther king jr. he would later see the fruits of his efforts on a visit to the selma court house. >> when i went in the room, the black woman was sitting behind a desk where the white woman said no, you cannot vote. that was my revenge. >> reporter: he was 93. another man is being honored for service to country and his story is next.
♪ well it's knowing that your door's always open and your path is free to walk" i'm glen campbell. >> that's the "glen campbell goodtime hour" here on cbs 47 years ago. campbell, who's now battling alzheimer's disease has been honored by the academy of country music. ♪ i've been walking these streets so long ♪ >> reporter: rhinestone cowboy was glen campbell's first number one hit. it became his signature song ♪ like a rhinestone cowboy >> reporter: at the acm honors, blake shelton led an all-star tribute to the 80-year-old
country legend who his wife kim says is in the late stages of alzheimer's. >> he still communicates with the universal languages of smiles, and hugs and kisses. >> reporter: the son of an arkansas share cropper, he broke through with this song in 1967. he scored 21 top 40 hits. ♪ >> reporter: and in 1968, his cbs tv show "the glen campbell goodtime hour" made him a household name. every changed after that, didn't it? >> yeah, it did. i didn't realize the power of television. >> reporter: in a 2012 interview for cbs monday morning, one of his last, the effects of alzheimer's were parent. >> alzheimer's. >> we got that? >> you do.
>> i do? >> uh-huh. >> i don't feel it anywhere. >> i am happy to be here. >> reporter: with his three youngest children playing back up and providing moral support, he was able to play a two-year farewell tour. >> i think it encouraged a lot of people livabing with alzheimer's that you just need a bigger support group around you. >> alzheimer's has silenced the singer but not his song. ♪ and i'm doing fine >> reporter: anthony mason, cbs news, new york. and that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back with us a little bit later for the morning news and of course, cbs this
morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley. ♪ this is "the cbs overnight news." welcome to the overnight news. president obama is back at the white house after a six-day visit to asia. likely the final asian trip of his presidency. he attended the g-20 summit in china and the southeast asia summit in laos. and here just before air force 1 took off for home. >> reporter: at a closing press conference, president obama attempted to play down some of the most sensitive issues that have disrupted this final visit to asia. despite skutling a meeting with president duterte following a rant in which he called president obama a son of a
[ bleep] they met briefly on the sidelines of this summit. >> can you tell me whether president duterte offered his apology to you? >> i don't take this seriously because it seems it's a phrase he's used repeatedly, including directed at the pope and others. >> reporter: he also tried to smooth over his botched arrival when a missing stair case forced him to exit out of the belly of air force 1. >> this theory about my reception and my rebalance policy is based on me going down the short stairs in china. yes, i think that is overblown. >> reporter: but it was a tense trip for the president. nuclear north korea rattled nerves with its launch of three ballistic missiles and his lengthy meeting with vladimir
putin to broker a ceasefire in syria was a failure. he convinced china to sign on to a global climate change deal and repaired a vietnam era rift with his historic first viz tosit to laos. while away, he became the topic of a town hall-style forum, hillary clinton and donald trump attended separately. trump said vladimir putin is a better leader than mr. obama p. >> i don't think the guy's qualified to be president of the united states and every time he speaks, that opinion is confirmed. this is serious business. and you actually have to know what you're talk about and you actually have to have done your homework and when you speak, it should actually reflect thought out policy that you can
implement. and i have confidence that if in fact people just listen to what he has to say and look at his track record or lack thereof that they'll make a good decision. >> it was billed as "the commander and chief forum." >> reporter: it was in effect a warm up for the three presidential debates to come, including the part afterwards where both sides they say won. hillary clinton appeared at times eager to tackle specifics, while donald trump tried to deflect questions that sought specifics. at the top, the two agreed to a rhetorical ceasefire and tried to persuade an apprehensive nation that they have what it takes. at a prime time televised forum, donald trump and hillary clinton appeared separately but agreed to avoid harsh attacks. >> i think that's an exactly
right way to roseed. >> to the minimum. >> reporter: on iraq, clinton again admitted supporting the war was a blunder. >> i have said that my voting to give president bush that authority was, from my perspective, my mistake. sfwlr >> reporter: the republican nominee denied supporting it. >> i was against the war in iraq because i said it was going to totally destabilize the middle east, which it has. i think i'd be a lot slower. she has a happy trigger. >> reporter: she tried to smother that line of attack by arguing, she would not add to the troops already on the ground. >> we are not putting ground troops into iraq ever again or syria. >> reporter: when asked to clarify claims that he knows
more about fighting isis than the generals. >> i think under the leadership of barack obama and hillary clinton the generals have been reduced to rubble. >> reporter: despite its relationship to syria and iran, trump warmed up to russia as a potential ally to isis. >> wouldn't it be wonderful if we could work on it together and knock the -- out of isis. >> reporter: and praised vladimir putin's authority. >> the man has very strong control over a country. i don't happen to like the system but certainly in that system he's been a leader, far more than our president has been a leader. >> reporter: he was also asked about sexual assault in the military and he stood by this which read in part, what do these geniuses expect when they put men and women together. the battle against the zika virus resumes in miami beach. they plan to begin spraying a powerful insecticide to kill the mosquitos carrying the virus.
here with the story. sfwlrks it w >> reporter: a public outcry that led city officials to give them another day to convince the residents this is a good idea. >> that's what the experts are telling me. >> quit, folks, please. >> reporter: over and over, an angry crowd shouted at miami dade miami who tried to tell them that the insecticide is harmless to humans in the doses being used to kill adult mosquitos. many people even doubted evidence from the cdc stating je zika can cause babies to be born with head deformties. >> raise your hand if you're skeptical about the link between zika and microcephaly. >> the are a lot of people denying that zika and devastating birth defects are linked.
>> reporter: after that meeting, he delayed aerial spraying for 24 hours. the ranker in miami beach echoed what was happening in washington where partisan discord over obama care, planned parenthood and the confederate flag have sometimied the zika funding bill. >> please, we need a clean zika bill, no poison pills, just a bill. >> i arrived with 100 mosquitos straight from florida, capable of carrying the zika virus. >> reporter: worried that the empass was effecting tourism, 127 hohotels, state tourism offices sent a letter to congress urging that emergency funding be used immediately. >> in florida it's viewed as a world issue and around the world it's viewed as a u.s. issue. we would hate for people to get the impression it's not safe to travel when it.
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health officials in ohio say the cincinnati ohio area has been turned into a test tube for a new drug, carfentanil. it's a elephant tranquilizer, thousands of times stronger with morphine and has been mixed with some of the heroin on the streets. nearly 300 over doses in the past weeks alone. bill witker took a look that heroin problem. >> i'm sitting here looking at you and you look young and fresh, you're the girl next door and you were addicted to heroin. >> i mean obviously it's very flattering you say i don't look like a junky but even
ms. america could be a junky. i mean, anybody can be a junky. >> reporter: hannah morris is in college now. she says she's been clean for over a year but in high school she was using heroin. she lives outside columbus in worthingten. her parents are professionals. the median income is $87,000 a year. before she got hooked on heroin, hannah thought it was just another party drug. how did you get to those depths? >> i started with weed and it was fun and i got the good weed. went to -- oh, my gosh, went to pills. and it was so fun, zanyx, vicodin and i started heroin, i started smoking it. i would normally be happiness at
a 6 or 7 at a scale of 10 and then you take heroin and you're automatically at 26 and you're like i want that again. sfwlr >> reporter: hannah says the heroin was so addictive that rather quickly she and several students went from smoking it at parties to shooting up at high school. >> a syringe. i would have it in my purse ready to go. >> reporter: jenna morrison has been off heroin for more than three years, she comes from a town smaller and more rural than hannah's. hers started with pain pills you can get with a rescription. the heroin came? >> when i was 18. >> reporter: was it an easy transition from pain pills to heroin? >> very. because i didn't realize at the
time that heroin is an opiate. i didn't know that was the same thing as the pills that i was using. >> reporter: why were you using all the drugs? >> i'm in a small town, there was nothing to do and i was hanging out with older people so that was our way of having fun, partying. >> this is the worst drug epidemic in my lifetime. >> reporter: he is the attorney general and a county prosecutor. we met him at a state crime lab outside columbus. >> it's in every single county, it's in our cities and our wealthier suburbs, small towns. there is no place in ohio where you can hide from it. >> reporter: it's that pervasive? >> there is no place in ohio where you couldn't have it delivered to you in 15/20 minutes. >> i can text and say hey, do you have this. we can meet.
they would bring it to my house, leave it under the matt. >> reporter: full service? >> to me it was easier to get than weed or cocaine, definitely easier. >> reporter: dealers with connections to the mexican cartels sell everywhere, even at this parking lot outside columbus. our cameras captured this by an undercover police informant. >> so, this is the couple types we see. >> reporter: the staffers say the mexican heroin can be cheap, $10 a hit or less. some of it is cut with other drugs that make it more powerful and deadly and dealers keep inventing new ways to outwit law enforcement. >> these are actually tablets so they are pressed to look like an actual prescription tablet but they contain heroin. >> reporter: heroin in pill
form? this is new? >> very new. we've only seen a few cases in the lab. >> reporter: heroin has lots its stigma as a poisonous back alley drug. >> there's no psychological barrier that stop as older or younger person from trying to heroin. >> reporter: so who is the typical heroin user in ohio? >> anyone watching today, this show. it could be your family. there's no typical person. it just has permeated every segment of society in ohio. >> reporter: in the well-to-do town of pickeringten, he was the star of the high school football team and went on to play division one at the universesty of akron. his parents, wayne and christy campbell say it grew from his addiction to opiate pain
killers, prescribed legally after he injured his shoulder. >> it was -- >> vicodin. 60 vicodin. >> reporter: that's normal amount? >> for that procedure. >> reporter: they're popular recreational drugs in high schools and colleges. so much in demand that one pill can cost up to $80. pill addicts like tyler often switch to heroin because it's a cheaper opiate with a bigger high. tyler was in and out of rehab four times. the night he came home the last time, he couldn't fight the uncontrollable urge of his heroin addiction. he shot up in his bedroom and died of a heroin overdose. he wasn't the only addict on hiz college football team. >> the quarterback died four months after tyler in 2011. same situation. >> reporter: after tyler died,
the campbells met many families whose children were heroin addicts in the suburbs of ohio. started with pain pills? >> absolutely. t.j. and heidi rigs daughterer ties of an over dose. she was high school basketball player and captain of her golf team. alyssa died of an over dose last year. brenldau has two sons in recovery. and morrison, and rob brant's son was an addict. he says his son robby got hooked on pain pills prescribed by dentist after his wisdom teeth were removed. he was in training with the national guard hoping to serve in afghanistan. >> he came home and met up with an old friend that he used to buy and sell prescription medications with and that friend
introduced him to heroin. we did rehab, relapse, rehab and he got clean and the drug called his name again and he said yes and that was the last time and he died of an accidental overdose. >> reporter: the hardest parted was the accept was losing them after they thought they had beaten it. >> she posted on st. patrick's day a picture of her on the laptop studying saying no partying for me, not even a single drink. i'm staying in and i'm working. and the next day she used and that was the last time she used. >> i am a nurse. >> reporter: tracy morrison, jenna's mother trained to be a nurse more than 30 years ago. she said the medical profession must bare responsibility. doctors over prescribe pain medications. >> i graduated in the '80s.
i was a nursing director when we decided to swing the pendulum from not treating anybody's pain to treating everybody's pain. i was a part of that and at that time i had no idea we were addicting people. >> reporter: in 2013, 3 quart sha -- 3/4s of a billion people were prescribed. how did you respond when yo daughters told you? >> well, they first told me they were using the pills and how i found out they were using heroin was i came home from work, made dinner and yelling for my youngest dotter to come for dinner and she didn't and i walked in her bedroom and her boyfriend was shooting her up. >> reporter: what did you do? >> i dropped the plate of food. i dropped it and i was hysterical. >> you can see the full report
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a joke. >> reporter: now the city attorney's office is reviewing the case after l.a.p.d. has been investigating since july. the alleged victim is in her 70s and willing to testify against mathers. sglir a playboy play mate, dani mathers is used to having her body on display but the 29-year-old cap chtured an u unsuspecting woman changing in a locker room before posting it to snapchat. >> there is no question that by her own -- and that's the nub of this case. >> reporter: if charged, she could face up to six months in jail for violating california privacy laws. >> you not permitted in california to take photos in
specific rooms where a person has a reasonable expectation of privacy. there are bathrooms, dressing rooms, changing rooms, tanning bool booths and other rooms like that. >> reporter: in a statement, an attorney for mathers said the pat anytime.tried to hurt anyone after the incident, mathers apologized in a snapchat video and twitter. >> it was taken to be a personal conversation with a girlfriend and i was new to snapchat and didn't realize it was public. that was a mistake. >> we should congratulate this woman. she's at the gym trying to get better. this should serve as a deterrant. >> reporter: mathers was banned from all l.a. fitness gyms and
the national museum of african-american of history and culture opens at smithsonian in washington later this month. margaret brennan paid a visit. >> reporter: the charming new england caught ottages of a mar vineyard have been an getaway for the african-american community for a hundred years. charles shearerthe son of a slave and her white other than turned this inn into a vacation spot for african-americanss. >> they were not able to stay at the homes because of
segregation. so, he saw a business opportunity and opened the inn. >> reporter: the cottage soon attracted the african-american elite, including actor, singer, ethal waters. >> so it was the beginning of the expansion of the african-american community. >> reporter: one of the first african-american congressman, dorothy west purchased homes nearby. today they're featured along the african-american heritage trail. why is the shearerhouse the first on the tour in. >> we felt the contributions it made to the island should be celebrated first. we had an ambitious plan, carry and i to have four estates, now we have 26.
>> reporter: the work will be featured at the african-american museum of history and culture. author jessica harris donated art facts from her family's home. >> things are changing. but as it changes, through things, through art facts, one can maintain a connection with the past. >> reporter: these days the african-american community has expanded beyond oak bluff. >> the bottom line is whatever anybody says one way or the other, the nucleus, the bedrock of the african-american community on this island is and will always be oak bluff. >> reporter: oak bluff, massachusetts. and that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continues, for others, check back a little bit later for the morning news and "cbs this
morning." captioning funded by cbs it's friday, september 9th, this is the "cbs morning news." breaking news this morning. north korea says it staged a successful nuclear war head explosion and the test triggered radiation concerns throughout asia and a stern warning from president obama. are national security front and center in the presidential race, the candidates take turns slamming each other's experience. >> trigger happy, hillary. and her failed career. >> they are saying, oh, please, allaha, make trump presidentf