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>> ♪ ♪ good morning. if is tuesday, november 22nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." a tennessee school bus smashes into trees, killing five children, injuring more than 20 others. the driver faces multiple charges. more than three feet of snow buries parts of the northeast. another storm is brewing, with tens of millions set to travel for the thanksgiving holiday. and jon stewart reflects on the evolution of "the daily show." walking away from it all. what brings him joy right now. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> multiple children lost their lives today. >> this is an absolute nightmare for this community.
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>> a tennessee school bus driver charged in a deadly crash. >> i'm just really hoping for some peace for some of the families that lost their babies. trump bypassed theed me facing his plan for the first 100 office to the public. >> i've asked my transition team to develop a list of executive actions we can take on day one to restore our laws and bring back our job us. police have arrested a man suspected of killing a veteran san antonio police officer. >> this investigation is by no means over. >> they don't know whether or not this was an intentional explosion. >> the first major snowstorm of the season dumped more than a foot in parts of the northeast. >> excuse me in my eskimo hat. but the snow will not let up. >> kanye west went to the hospital after a bizarre rant. a very close call in pennsylvania as a police cruiser
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loses controls and option slams into a couple of kids -- >> all that -- >> amari cooper into the end zone. >> the raiders are back. >> the program to help senior citizens sign me up said joe biden. >> "cbs evening news" scott pelley honored for journalism. >> i'm a little bit speechless which is odd for an anchorman. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the story that everyone is talking about is vice president-elect mike pence going to see "hamilton." >> he was booed going to his seat and then the cast addressed him personally. >> pence went to the show. >> we really enjoyed -- the appropriate venue to say it. >> that's now you memorize lines, by the way. >> announcer: this morning's
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"eye opener" is presented by toyota. toyota. let's go places. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." a community is in shock after the deadly crash of a school bus filled with elementary students. five children were killed in yesterday's crash. more than 20 others were taken to hospitals. >> the bus driver 24-year-old johnthony walker is charged with vehicular homicide, recs endangerment and reckless dri driving. mark strassmann is near the season where investigators will arrive today. mark, what a tough morning there. >> reporter: a very tough morning. you can see the bus behind me in this residential neighborhood. it's lying on its side. that is a tarp on its roof. investigators have been here all night after this crush that nearly split the bus in two. >> bus is flipped over. it's occupied with children. they believe there's ejections.
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>> reporter: grim images from the scene show the bus that carried 35 woodmore elementary school students flipped on its side and ripped around a tree. frantic parents rushed to the scene. >> we don't want to be asked questions now. please. go ahead and take care of your babies. >> thank you. >> reporter: four hours, rescue crews worked to remove kids from the debris. >> i can see an arm moving but i don't know if anybody can get to it. >> reporter: more than two dozen kids were taken to hospitals. >> kids everywhere, cry, hurt. >> reporter: at the scene of the crash, we found this man whose three daughters were on the bus. he said two of them were hurt. he could not find his youngest child. >> the oldest one said her sister was beside her. >> reporter: we later saw mateen
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overcome with grief outside the hospital. nearly seven hours after the crash. we have not been able to confirm the current condition of his three children. >> i just saw a little boy laying beside the bus. >> reporter: melanie hillman lives near the crash and was one of the first people at the scene of the wreck. she said she helped console an injured boy. he wasn't able to respond. it looked a little grim. i didn't know what to say to him. i just wanted him to not be so afraid. >> reporter: police arrested the bus driver, 24-year-old johnthony walker and charged him with five counts of vehicular homicide. >> this is happening to the families of chattanooga. this is an absolute nightmare. >> reporter: this bus had a camera on board and investigators will be studying whatever information it has to help them figure out what went wrong here. woodmore elementary will be open for classes today.
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grief counselors will be available for anyone who needs them. gayle. >> horrible story, mark. right before thanksgiving makes it even worse. thank you very much. parts of the east coast are bracing for more snow, more than a foot buried cars and houses in some spaces in the northeast. in la cona, new york, they got a foot there. and areas some 20 inches. tony is in new york, tony, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle, this is the region as we say the snow west place in america last year. there's about two feet of ground here. three feet on the ground not far from here. and the sheriff is concerned when the wind starts blowing today it's all going to end up back on the roadway, putting drivers in danger. heavy snow buried upstate new york overnight. piling on more than a day of accumulation and making roads nearly unusable.
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a driver died in the crash on interstate 90 just west of syracuse. to the north, three tractor trailers slid off the road. >> because it's so cold and it came on so fast, the roads are slick. >> reporter: this sudden snowfall has jefferson county's colleen mcneal. >> you're on high alert now? >> we have everybody working that's available and crews are out in full force. >> people need to be aware and pay attention and slow down. >> reporter: deputy steve gruber has spent more than 20 years in jeffson county and says every winter brings the same problems. >> you can go from bright sunshine to lake-effect snowstorm of two to three miles, and visibility goes from unlimited to 20 feet in front of your car. >> reporter: and the danger runs statewide. cell phone video shows the moment a bus filled with high
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school students tipped over in new york. the bus driver swerved to avoid two vehicles spun out ahead of him. >> it fell, it was really quick. >> reporter: the driver and ten students suffered only minor injuries. >> everybody was screaming and then everybody was like, everybody remain calm. >> and just as 48 million americans hit the roads for the holiday, another storm could be developing behind this one. there are warnings in effect in upper midwest. and that could bring high winds and, yes, more snow to the northeast later this week. charlie. >> tony, thanks. president-elect donald trump is planning another day of transition talks today in new york city. he put a short video yesterday on youtube spelling out the actions that he will do when his presidency begins. the president promised jobs. they need action from congress. chip reid is at the white house, following the transition. chip good morning.
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>> reporter: well, good morning, president-elect trump is expected to head to mar-a-lago, his resort in florida for thanksgiving. but first, he's expected to spend today behind closed doors continuing work on his transition to the white house. >> i've asked my transition team to develop a list of executive actions we can take on day one to restore our jobs and bring back our jobs. it's about time. >> reporter: president-elect trump outlined his plan for his first 100 days in office including withdrawing from the transpacific partnership, loosening restrictions on energy and regulations. >> on immigration, i'll direct the department to investigate all programs of visa programs that undercut the american worker. >> reporter: mr. trump has largely sidestepped the media from two weeks ago.
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president-elect obama held a conference three days after his victory. >> he will have a conference in due course. >> reporter: passing through a parade of job seekers former massachusetts senator scott brown, a retired member of the army national guard said he wants to be secretary of veterans affairs. >> i think i'm the best person. but there are tremendous people out there. >> reporter: democratic congresswoman and iraq war veteran tulsi gabbard will addressed mr. trump. she wrote in a statement i have never and will never play politics with american and syrian lives. and seen holding a document titled strategic plan for first 365 days. a crediting of eye illegal immigration, his plan calls for extreme vetting questions for
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high risk aliens. and the brexit the historic vote from the united kingdom to withdraw from the european union. last night trump tweeted nag. farage would make a great job. earlier in the day video surfaced from an alt-right group in washington cheering mr. trump's election. the alt-right is a french movement with ties to white nationalism. >> for us, it is only normal again when we are great again. hail, trump. hail, our people. hail, victory. >> that's the president of the national policy institute, an organization that is dedicated to the identify and future of european descent. the video as shows attendees using the nazi salute.
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the group says it's excited about steve bannon's appointment as white house chief strategist. bannon used to run breitbart news which he himself described as a platform for the alt-right movement. and saying president-elect trump has continued to denounce racism of any kind and was elected because he will be a leader for every american. the suspect accused of killing a san antonio police sergeant said he's story. otis mckane was arrested. detective benjamin marconi was killed sunday in an ambush. outside the police headquarters with the suspect's public explanation. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the flowers and candles are starting to pile up for the memorial for detective marconi. we're also learning more about mckane, he does have a criminal past which includes charges of physically assaulting a family member.
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he is now in jail after several tips led to his arrest. >> i've been through several custody battles and i was upset at the situation i was in. >> reporter: otis mckane expressed remorse after being arrested by police. he was spotted riding on the interstate in a white car. a woman was driving and a 2-year-old in the car. >> we have him understand surveillance. at the appropriate time, the s.w.a.t. unit made the stop and arrested him without incident. >> reporter: investigators say mckane is the man seen in this video entering police headquarters on sunday. about four hours later, police say he approached secretary benjamin marconi during a traffic stop at headquarters shooting him twice in the head. although the motive is still unknown, police believe mckane targeted marconi because of his
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uniform. >> over investigators will get to the heart of what happened. >> reporter: the sunday shooting in san antonio is one of four separate attacks on police across the country. the number of officers killed in duty nationwide is up 17% compared to the same sometime last year. in a statement on monday, u.s. attorney general loretta lynch said her department is, quote, working closely with our partners in the field to improve officer safety and resilience. >> there are people out there who are still targeting police officers. so our officers will always be vigilant and on guard. >> mckane has been charged with capital murder. and could face the death penalty if he's convicted. the marconi family released a statement yesterday thanking the san antonio community and the nation for their support. gayle. >> another tough story this morning. thank you very much, omar. an uber driver charged with trying to join isis is in custody here in new york.
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mohammed rafik naji was arrested yesterday. court papers say that naji traveled in 2013 to turkey and yemen in an amendment to fight for isis. prosecutors also say that he voiced support for a truck attack in times square like the one in nice, france. that attack killed more than 80 people. police in north dakota are defending their tactics over the weekend against protesters fighting the dakota pipeline. demonstrators tried pushing past the blocked bridge. police used water cannons and rubber bullets to break up the people. organizers say at least 17 people were taken to the hospital. some were treated for hypothermia. water cannons are used to create distance between officers and the group and put out fires. people in japan are being warned about possible new aftershocks after a powerful quake rocked the country. according to the u.s. geological
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survey a 6.9 quake struck the area of fukushima. video shows significant shaking near the epicenter. at least 14 people were hurt. tsunami waves topped out at 4 1/2 feet. the fukushima nuclear plant which is being decommissioned experienced no problems. kanye west is reportedly in the hospital this morning for treatment of exhaustion. the hip-hop star was apparently taken to ucla after series of outbursts. west is under a psychiatric hold which prevents him from leaving the hospital. vladimir duthier is here. good morning. >> good morning. yesterday, kanye west pulled the plug on all of his 21 remaining shows likely walking away from millions of dollars in ticket sales. and then a report of being hospitalized leaving fans
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wondering what's going on with kanye west. >> and you still can't believe it. you know why? 'cause you was lied to by google. >> reporter: for a man that seems to find himself at the center of controversy even this week was tough for kanye west. after a string of midconcert rants and walking out on the show after only 30 minutes. >> get ready, get ready, 'cause the show's over. >> reporter: the very public and outspoken rap star scrubbed the remaining concerts on his mega tour. monday afternoon los angeles police and fire were called to an address of west hollywood reportedly home to trainer harley pasternak. reports say that west was taken to ronald reagan ucla medical center for exhaustion. on monday, west's wife kim
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kardashian was expected to make her first public appearance since being robbed at gunpoint last month but she never showed. her mother kris jenner who was there defended her son-in-law. he's really exhausted. >> reporter: due to speculation about his health. >> kanye west has an incorrectly full plate. aside from music. he has a clothing line. he's a parent. he's a husband. he's married to kim kardashian. if he was just focusing on one of those areas it could still cause for exhaustion. recording artist and friend expressed concern. >> we were with kim actually right before that. hopefully, he's getting rest and time to figure things out. >> now for fans who have purchased tickets in the 21 remaining shows. don't worry, you'll be able to get a full refund at point of purchase.
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we are waiting to hear back. >> people just want him to be okay. >> okay. >> people who go to the show say it's really disturbing what's happening to him in front of your eyes. >> everybody wants him to be fine. the u.s. men's soccer team needs a new coach. jurgen klinsmann was fired yesterday after two disappointing losses in world cup qualifying games. klinsmann won a world cup as a player, and he coached germany to a third place finish in 2006. he led the u.s. to the second round of the last world cup. less than a week ago, klinsmann was a dinner guest with president obama and german chancellor angela merkel in germany. >> life can change a bit. we all know that. >> that loss to costa rica was not good. thanksgiving, expect dodd
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>> good mornings i'm rahel solomon. explosion in center city could be a hate crime. sixty-two year old has injuries to his hands and chest after a package exploded in his apartment near 18th and pine streets. the cbs news report says high ranking person in the philadelphia police department says it was a victim activated device that came in a manila end veep develop open. now we check on the forecast with katie fehlinger. >> good morning, rahel, looking at today ahead to day that's very sim floor what we saw yesterday. you will see mix every sunday and clouds, still going to notice the breeze, it is still chilly, but it is a little less harsh. right now at 36 degrees outside kutztown area middle school, clearly mixture of clouds and little blue skies, high eventually hits 48. it is not as colds as yesterday. but again, still warranter g
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winter coat. see showers building in as early as overnight hours wednesday into thanksgiving. meisha? >> katie, thank you so much. looking outside right now, it is looking very busy, the scrub westbound at the boulevard, you can see, coming up the boulevard southbound, jumping on the schuylkill, bumper to bumper almost completely stopped. plus we do have accident, limerick twp. line road route 422, then as rahel pointed out explosion in center city at 18th and pine, and it has 17th, 18th, 19th streets closed down so 16th, 20th, south street will be your best way to maneuver around that, rahel. >> good to know, meisha. thank you. next update is at clock 55, up next on cbs this morning the safety of school buses is in the spotlight. immure hell solomon. good morning.
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♪ vice president-elect mike pence was wood by the audience at the hit show "hamilton" this weekend. that's nothing compared to what happened when he tried to see "cats." [ laughter ] >> he had claw marks on his face. >> cats -- >> isn't that what cats do when they like you, they claw you. >> they do. >> very nice, very funny. all the cat people are coming after you, charlie. welcome back to -- you can handle it -- welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the surge in holiday travel. the thanksgiving rush will be the biggest in nearly a decade. ahead -- travel editor peter greenberg on what's driving the increases at the airport and how to handle the crowds.
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plus, the new debate on keeping kids safe on school buses after the deadly crash in tennessee. the push to mandate seat belts f has been stalled for a decade? why? a lack at the costs. "usa today" reports on wall street's post-election rally. for the first time in 17 years the four major stock indexes closed at record highs on the same day. the dow finished at 18,956. the s&p 500, nasdaq and the russell 2000 will all open this morning higher than ever before. analysts say the rise is due to optimism that president-elect trump's policies will boost the economy. and "the washington post" reports on donald trump brushing off concerns about potential conflicts of interest involving his businesses. at least 111 businesses have done business in 18 different countries. trump tweeted it's well-known he
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was interested in properties worldwide. he said, quote, only the crooked media makes this a big deal, exclamation point. prosecutors say three counts against larry nassar involve a child under 13. convictions could mean life in prison. cbs reported last month on civil lawsuits brought against the doctor. usa gymnastics and its approaches. the chicago tribune said janitors and baggage handlers sat o'hare airport plan to strike one week from today. it will be part of protests. workers will demonstrate in 340 cities. the o'hare workers said they delayed their strike so the thanksgiving travel wouldn't be convenient. >> and the travelers thank them for that. interesting in "the wall street journal" that says amazon is exploring carrying live
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sports game. it's held talks with the nba, major league baseball and the nfl. amazon has floated the idea with an exclusive premium sports package. could be available with amazon prime which costs $99 a year. the debate about see yets in school buses. at least five little children were killed yesterday when the bus flipped over and wrapped around a tree. the driver is now facing charges. the top safety regulator calls school buses the safest way for your children to get to and from school. kris van cleave is in washington with a look at the decade's old debate. >> the ntsb agrees with that. when you look at the numbers, it's very rare for children to be involved in a crash on a school bus and children to be less likely to be killed in those buses. only a few states require seat belts. and crash experts say in many
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cases those restraints could be improved. >> we know that seat belts will save lives if we put one for every kid on every school bus. >> reporter: the head of the national transportation safety administration said three-point seat belts like the ones that go across the car, your shoulder and the waist should be on every school bus. six states require seat belts on buses but only california meetings the nhtsa recommendation. his agency has been weighing whether to mandate belts on school buses for four decades. >> we're not denying this is a challenge. but we're looking at everything to find out how to help everybody nationwide keep their kids safer. >> reporter: nhtsa estimates four children die ever year in school bus crashes. this seat belt manufacturer's rollover test shows the impact of a crash on unbuckled children. >> belts are good. certainly very good in a rollover, where you might be
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ejected if you didn't have that belt. >> reporter: independent crash investigator ken sakowsky said it may not protect as well like this crash in florida where a child died. >> the seat pivots over and this belt wraps up over the chest into the abdominal region. >> so this seat belt becomes a weapon when that seat starts to move? >> exactly, yeah. >> reporter: last year, nhtsa predicted it would cost between $7200 and $10,000 to fit each school bus. new buses could come off the assembly line standard with seat belts. >> manufacturers can do this on their own, starting now. >> and because of the cost involved, nhtsa says it could take up to a decade or more, if ever, to get a regulation in place.
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the ntsb believes three-point seat belts would improve school bus safety. norah. >> i agree. i think seat belts should be mandatory. >> me, too. >> thank you for that report, kris. tens of millions of americans are gearing up for holiday travel. the getaway day could bring a mix of snow, ice and rain that comes as nearly 49 million americans travel 50 miles or more this thanksgiving. aaa says that's an increase of 1 million travelers from 2015. and it is the most thanksgiving travelers since 2007. cbs news travel editor peter greenberg is at reagan national airport just outside of washington where i'll be travel later today. peter, good morning. >> good morning, norah. well, you know the interesting thing about this year is that the economy is actually helping everybody. there are more americans going to spend more money on travel than ever before. that's coupled with a buyer's market. airfares on average are lower
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this year than last year. in fact, the airlines are flying 2.6 million seats a day. and that's up 72,000 seats a day from last year. on the road, fuel prices are not as low as last year. 11 cents per gallon up from last year. that's still some of the lowest fuel prices we've spent since 2008. >> they say when you look at the flying public, peter, 27 million people will be flying over the holidays. is tsa ready for the big load? >> well, they're more ready than, let's say, last may. they've gotten their act together. they've actually staffed things better. they've had a budget help from congress to do that. the best thing about tsa, america is getting smarter about when they're traveling. they've staggered their departure dates. the load every day is not as bad as it would be tomorrow, traditionally the worst day. however, i have to warn, you this coming sunday, back to crunch day, that's when everybody wants to come back. >> what's your take on the tsa
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precheck lines. the other day i was going through and that line is as long as the other lines. >> that's presumed the line is even open. the last seven days, i've flown in airports and five of those lines were closed. even if you have tsa precheck, my advice is get to the airport early. up may not get in that line. >> why is the line closed? >> lines are closed because of staffing issues. they're still not at the right staffing levels that they should be, authorized to be. even with that budget help, they're not there yet. i was at syracuse, baton rouge, new york. terminal 2. miami, those large ones, not open. just about weaware of that, it y not be open. >> any tips for driving? >> yeah, alternate way of driving meaning leave at night. tonight leave during the day. leave at 9:00 at night. let the kids nap in the car. you'll be much better off. if you're traveling today or
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tomorrow, everybody else better bring a book because you're not going that far. >> bring a blanket and pillow and a movie. always works. thank you, peter greenberg. happy thanksgiving. facebook reacts to criticism of fake stories on its news feed. straight ahead, a former employee explains why the discussion earlier this year about the trending topic may have contributed to that growing problem. and we'd like to invite to you subscribe to this morning's podcast. we've got the news of the day and you'll find them all on apple's ipod app. we'll be right back.
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♪ facebook is promising changes for the spread of misinformation and fake news on the social network. founder and ceo mark zuckerberg is laying out a plan to keep phony news stories off facebook feeds. jericka duncan spoke with a facebook worker who said that the company should have seen this coming. good morning. >> zuckerberg is making sure all
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have views on facebook, but he took time out from a conference to address the growing debate on fake news. and decisions made months ago might have made the problem worse. >> reporter: facebook ceo mark zuckerberg told global leaders in peru he wants to connect the world. >> you can take any systems in the world and make it much, much better than it is today. >> reporter: but even as he demonstrated virtual reality to peru's president, he weighs forced to deal with the more troubling reality back at home. the seemingly unchecked proliferation of fake news on its site. a representative addressed the controversy monday. >> amount of news that you would call fake, we're not satisfied with that. >> reporter: zuckerberg outlined seven ways the social media giant helps to curtail information. easy reporting by users. third party verification by fact-checking organizations and
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possibly adding warnings, flagging false stories by third parties or the facebook community. but critics say zuckerberg's proposed fixes are too little too late. >> i think as a diplomatic answer, it was great. but, you know, i think what people really want are more specifics. and he fails to deliver that. >> reporter: adam schrader was contracted to work for facebook in may. he said he was laid off four months later and the division was eliminated. in your opinion, should mark zuckerberg have seen this coming? >> maybe not mark zuckerberg per se, but leaders within the company should have been paying more attention to what was, you know, showing up in people's news feeds for sure. >> reporter: schrader's job was to help make sure inaccurate news doesn't trend on facebook. but he says his division was eliminated just weeks after criticism earlier this year that facebook's information gate
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keepers were suppressing conservative viewpoints. he said his division could have helped minimize the amount of fake news. >> by stopping fake news, you're liking to stop fake news from spreading further. and i think one of the biggest principles of journalism is making sure people have truthful, accurate and fair news. >> i asked schrader how much personal responsibility we as facebook users should bear in making sure the news feed is accurate. he told me it's unrealistic for everyone to fact check all of the news on their feeds so he said it's up to the distributor, in this case, facebook to step in. >> i've seen a lot of fake news on facebook. not just political stuff, information about foods. >> people are not fact-checking. they don't know the difference. it seems like facebook is rethinking things. >> they absolutely have to. they've gotten so much
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attention. >> we need to do a story on who's creating this news. jericka, thank you so much. an nfl faced the wrong kind of spotlight. a laser targeting players. the star quarterback said it >> announcer: this morning of "cbs this morning" sponsored by kay jewelers.
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, everyone, aim jim donovan. family of six is rescued from wind driven fire if frankford, now the search is on for the cause of the blaze. fire broke out in the garage in the 4800 block of mulberry street about 2:00 this morning, the fire spread to the home, the homeowner says philadelphia police officer helped get him and his family to safety. we send it over to katie for a look at today's wetter. >> still blustery out there, not as harsh be be shall as yesterday but spilled colder than average, again little breezy to say the least, you have got these wind speeds currently sustained into the teens, higher gusts as high as 30 miles per hour today. to make it feel that much chillier, predominantly west-northwest windchill, chilly winds. 48 degrees at best our daytime high. ever so slightly milder
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tomorrow. starting off sun sunshine, followed up by clouds, pretty decent travel day, showers by thanksgiving, meisha? >> thank you so much, katie. looking outside right now, disable vehicle, 95 south at cottman, it is pulled all the way off to the shoulder. but as you can see, behind us, moving in the southbound direction it is very slow moving on interstate 95, and, as well in the northbound side, as well. delran, new jersey, route 130 southbound near tail ores lane, new albany one, two lanes blocked because after accident, another accident collegeville, the road partially blocked there, still dealing with the closures in center city due to the earlier explosion. >> coming up on cbs this morning, astro cyst cyst kneel
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♪ it is tuesday, november 22nd, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including looking for knowledge in space. astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson is in studio 57 offering a guided tour of the universe. but first here is today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> you can see the bus behind me. investigators have been here all night. the crash nearly split the bus in two. >> we've got two feet of snow on the ground here, it's all going to end back on the roadway. >> mckane does have a criminal past. he is now in jail after several tips led to his arrest.
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>> kanye west pulled the plug on his tour. all of his remaining shows. and reports of being hospitalized in los angeles. fans wondering what's going on. >> mohammed raf feeg nik naji w arrested yesterday. >> president-elect trump is expected to head to his resort in florida for thanksgiving but first, he's expected to spend time behind doors working on his transition. >> donald trump may be coming to a town near you because he is planning a preinauguration victory tour. yes, trump is taking his show on the road. it will be a "rolling stone" reunion tour, only with more old white people. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle ring and norah o'donnell. chattanooga, tennessee, is mourning five young elementary
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school students killed in a horrific school bus crash. the driver 24-year-old johnthony walker is under arrest. he's being charged with vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving. >> the bus was killing children home yesterday when it nearly split in two in the violent wreck. parents rushed to the crash scene waiting to hear about their child's condition. nearly two dozen were taken to hospitals. grief counseling will be available for students and the staff. >> part of the east coast are bracing for one of the day's busiest travel days. nearly a foot of snow in the northeast. lacona, new york, got 40 inches. a bus packed with high school students from rochester heading to new york city flipped over.
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a drive swerved to miss two spinouts ahead of him. he and ten students faced minor injuries. in his first presidential address, donald trump laid out the plans for first days in office. mr. trump has not held a news conference as president-elect yet. president obama spoke to reporters three days after he was elected in 2008. donald trump has asked his transition team for a list of executive action that he can take on day one as president. three of the six topics that he named are trade, energy and immigration. >> on trade, i am going to issue a notification of intent to withdraw from the transpacific partnership. on energy, i will cancel job-killing restrictions on the production of american energy, including shell energy and clean coal, creating many millions of high-paying job us. on immigration, i will direct the department of labor to investigate all abuses of visa
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programs that undercut the american worker. >> the president-elect focused on policies he can put in place on his own. he did not mention working with congress on other policies like repealing obamacare or building a wall on the mexican border. a former university of virginia dean is speaking out. the article was later discredited but not before it changed the life of the university official. giuliana goldman is in washington with the first interview since the trial. >> good morning, the "rolling stone" story exploded two years ago this week. eramo was at the center of it. she was depicted more concerned about the school's reputation than a victim of gang rape. a statement she said she never
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made. >> i never could have predicted what happened. >> reporter: soon after the now discredited "rolling stone" article was published, the university of virginia examples erupted in protest. and nicole eramo began receiving e-mails calling her the dean of rape. she subsequently was removed from her position as the dean in charge of counseling victims of sensual assault. do you feel like collateral damage? >> i can't turn back the clock to november 18th, 2014 and be that. that's really a loss for me, not just not professionally, but that was a huge part of my identity. of a person. that was the work that i loved. >> reporter: the article depicted a brutal gang rape at the fi cappa fi fraternity
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house. then a report by the columbia journalism school called the article by sabrina reuben erdely, a journalism failure. >> her responsibility was to get the facts right and she actually did a disservice. >> reporter: 1 in 4 women claiming they've been victims of sexual crime. uva was one of about 130 schools favoring a sexual abuse investigation under the title 9 law by the education department, for the way they handled sexual abuse allegations by their students. at the time the story was published more than 180 students would be expelled for violating the honor code. but not a single for sexual assault. but that's changed. the university told us that three students have now been expelled under new anti-assault and harassment policies.
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do you think it's a positive development that now there have been students expelled? >> i think it potentially sends a message of those students who report to be taken seriously. >> reporter: but she says it also has a chilling effect. >> any person who coming forward in the aftermath of this article has the fear of having this article thrown in his or her face that people lie because look what happened here. >> reporter: eramo who still workings at uva in the office of student affairs is trying to find a silver lining in her own situation despite winning the defamation suit and being awarded millions of dollars. >> day after the trial -- >> reporter: you don't feel vindicated? >> i feel vindicated. >> this isn't the end of the story. the fraternity is suing "rolling stone" for $25 million telling cbs news in a statement, we look
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forward of presenting our case to receive justice for the damage caused by irresponsible actions. gayle, that trial is set for late next year. >> the dean raises a good point. there's a difference between vindication and healing. astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson is on a mission to make america smart again when it comes to science. mr. smarty pants is in our green room to talk about asteroids,
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jon stewart reveals inspiration for his time on "the daily show." >> this show is basically just, if you imagine in general, and a hate to this to the audience, so if you want to do a trigger warning, but "the daily show" was a satirical expression of me sitting in my underwear yelling at the television. and now, i just get to go back
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♪ scientists think the evidence is mounting, but life exists elsewhere in the universe. but almost unanimously, they found no evidence that anything out there has come here. >> that was walter cronkite. i love his voice. his voice, walter cronkite and cbs news looked at the possibility of life beyond earth. that was back in 1966. a special called "friend, foe or fantasy." and the welcome of neil degrassetyson in a book call "welcome to the universe."
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neil is here. >> good to be back. >> it's all of the questions that makes science interesting. >> let me just say this, it's very, very heavy. i'm saying, great grade of paper. the physical weight of the book and the content is heavy. you make no apologies for it. >> so many books today are mile wide and hd. that's fine if it's your first exposure. and we thought it was time to take you a mile deep as well. so, it's a tour of the universe. welcome to the universe, let's say it right. so, once you do that, you learn not only what we've come to know about the universe, but how we've figured it out. and that's what will distinguish this book from others on the shelf. >> so, what's the most important thing you'd like to tell us about the universe? >> charlie, no, i think -- >> is that a funny question? >> it is, because -- >> all of these questions -- >> i think the universe is vast in space and in time. and we are small.
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how's that? and the whole opening chapter -- >> and it's unbelievable how many stars are out there. >> yeah, yeah, so the whole opening chapter gives you a sense of the cosmic perspective. it was hard-earns, too. we had to earn that we were small in the universe. >> you did things like einstein's therapy? >> it's all there. you learn, how you learned to think that way. the space time continuum is curved. what does that mean? we were compelled to go there because of the data we learned on the universe. this is book is a survey of what we know and how we came to know it. >> you have a whole chapter on searching life on the galaxy. >> there's a way to explore that with drake -- >> not drake the singer?
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>> nor, do i think they're related at all. >> go ahead. >> to give a simplified version. a full blown version in the book. a simplified version is you start with the total number of stars in the galaxy. several hundred billion. then you start hacking away at that number. what percent, what fraction of those have planets, what fraction of those planets have life. what fraction of those planets with life have intelligible life. and what intelligible life is communication. and the very estimate of those fractions. and the result we come up with is about 100 civilizations in the galaxy right now that we can communicate with. >> hold on. my 9-year-old daughter would go like this. that's mind blowing. >> civilization now. >> what do you mean by intelligent life? >> because we're doing the defining. maybe we come upon life that is so advanced upon us, that they
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would not classify us as intelligence. >> ah. >> uh-huh. >> but if you're making classifications and you're defining these civilizations, don't you have to have a definition? >> yes. brilliant question. it's a clean way we think about this. we are sending -- we have the capacity to send radio signals out there which penetrates the clouds of the galaxy and it reach its destination at the speed of light. if you have a civilization and can do that, too. that's the functional definition. you. >> you talk about going to mars, you say you'll only go if the guy who has the spaceship sends his mom up first. >> yeah. i'm not among them. >> the asteroid strike, this is so scary. you say it's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when. >> of course. >> catastrophic? >> depending on the size you can
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measure the energy of that encounter. now, we have a good sense of how climate is affected by local phenomenon. in the old days you might think asteroid hits there, kills everything there but everybody else is okay. no, it wreaks havoc across the plannic. as happened with the dinosaurs. i bet if they had a space program they would have deflectsed the as trouteroidast. >> they're calling you a pluto bully? >> what is that move on.org, they should have a section for pluto. >> i think it's exciting. >> i'm just revealing this fact who whoever will listen and pay attention. >> well, we are thankful for you. it's all in the book. a very heavy book. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me back. >> and neil had the honor of making the first move at the
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♪ badness -- >> turns out chess grand master sergey karjakin is right. he holds a lead over magnus
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>> good morning, i'm rahel solomon, police are hoping you can help ida body found almost a year ago at ridley state park. this is facial reconstruction done by the florida institute by and throw policy, white female body found last january, wearing several rings including one with the initials cr or cr. police say she likely died sometime in 2014. if you have any information, please call police. checking the forecast with katie fehlinger, good morning. >> good morning to you, rahel. chilly day underway yet again. thankfully not going to deal with the kinds of winds we experienced yesterday, but still noticeable. those wind gusts will be peaking as high as 30 miles per hour throughout the course of the day, so right now take a look at the current actual air temperature, what you're going to find is couple of 40's, only in the 20's right
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now, mount pocono. the winds more so into the teens, more than anything, but you're finding it up to 20 right now in atlantic city. what this does, it sets you back whether it comes to how it actually feels. i deduct eight to 10 degrees when the winds is blowing. running theme today. factor that in when headed out. basically the height of winter. we are going to see the temperatures rebounds with every passing day, overnight into thursday, we likely see few showers to the north of the city, bit more widespread thursday, not wash out, far from it, come friday, maybe lingering shower, overall, things do progressively get little brighter by the time we hit the weekend. >> not so bad, 50's, thank you so much. good morning, looking outside to the boulevard, looking busy push in the southbound direction, toward the schuylkill. and then once you jump on the schuylkill, moving in the westbound direction, take a look at this, moving in the westbound direction, clearly no longer traveling at posted speeds, eastbound side you're very slow as well and in new jersey 42 freeway creek road,
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looking slow there, as well. >> next update is at 8:55, ahead on cbs this morning, john stewart looks back on 17 years of the date i -- daily show. i'm rahel solomon. make it a good
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two seconds. from 75. he got it. >> i don't think he got it off in time. >> it was late, but the shot was still nice. >> that's incredible. >> making incredible shots is nothing new for steph curry. in yesterday's game against indiana, curry hoisted one up about 70 feet from the baskets in attempt to beat the halftime buzzer. it went in, as you can see, but curry did not get it off in sometime. the warriors beat the pacers 120 to 83. almost 40 points. >> it didn't count when it looks that pretty. welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> what were you going to say about him? >> remarkable.
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>> i think so, too. >> seems like a really nice guy. coming up in this half hour, charlie's interview with the former "the daily show" show host. and a new book coming out. stewart talks about his life now and what he left behind. plus, it's less than 50 years since the supreme court ruled that interracial couples can marry. ahead, we'll meet a lawyer who argued the case in front of the court. and the new movie about the couple behind the case. britain's "guardian" reports on canada's plans to phase out the use of coal in stations. wants to phase out coal by 2030. 90% comes from sustainable energy. a possible carbon tax is in the works. >> the united states, president-elect trump has vowed to revive the coal industry. and "the new york times"
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reports dementia rates are declining. the cause in the drop is not clear. and the independent in london says some taxpayers want britain's royals to pay for the moderation of the palace. the online petition has 100,000 signatures. the issue could go to parliament if people sign a similar petition on a government website. and the former "the daily show" host gives us his thoughts last week. >> donald trump is a reaction not just of democrats, but republicans. he's not a republican. he's a repudiation of republicans but they will reap the benefit with all of their
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cynicism. i guarantee you republicans are going to come to jesus now about the power of government. >> we'll have more on that interview with the focus on nearly 17 years as host of "daily show." the book written by chris smith highlights the satirical rise of stewart at the helm. over the 16 years, how did the show evolve? what did it become that it was not in the beginning? >> in truth, i think the evolution of the show, we just became better at doing it. >> this is "the daily show" with jon stewart! >> what we tried to develop was a decent internal barometer of what worked for the show. >> it is bush by 225 votes. as you can see, it's never going to end. [ laughter ] >> i'm going to work on my obama, ready, here we go? yes, we can. [ laughter ] >> what an entrance,en escalator
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down. i haven't seen an entrance that majestic, since my friend met me at the gap after grabbing an orange julius. >> you could never look at a piece and say i don't know if this is emmy worthy. and we're an emmy award winning show. you have to keep your reality as the beacon for where you want it to go. >> i want you to admit that there is such a thing as white privilege? >> i know -- >> it's the best extension of your talent? >> i believe it's the best extension of what i know how to do, perhaps i didn't necessarily know it at the time. >> but you were running the show, were you there in the trenches? >> i wouldn't refer to that -- if you have a crash services table, generally, that's not trenches. >> chris, what did it become?
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it became for us sort of a cultural event? >> yeah. >> more than a show? >> yeah, it's easy to forget in 2016 what the media world looked like in 1996. 1997, 1999, where comedy central was, you know, still kind of a sketchy proposition. >> we're going to have an honest open debate between the president of the united states and the one man we believe has the insight and the cajones to stand up to him. >> one of the things on the show that we were able to do with bush versus bush back in -- >> 2003 -- >> he knows this way better than i do -- mr. president is the idea to build a new country that we like better? >> we will tear down terror and help you to build a new iraq that is prosperous and free. >> i don't think our troops have the issue of condemnation
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building. >> how do you guys find a clip of a guy contradicting himself from five years ago? >> we have tivo. we record it, and then we go back and search for it. >> but the idea of what "the daily show" became is not something that banged around in your head when you took this job? >> well, what we're banging around in my head was is there a better way to execute public affairs comedy that means something to me. can i express my comedy about things that i care about, in a way that's entertaining enough that i won't get fired. and it could reject -- >> if i'm going down, we're doing it my way? >> that's right. i'm going to go down, the way i feel like, i'm going to do it like is the best iteration of my
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ability and if that goes down, i can bartend. >> what they found early on was a tone - it's ever reporter's dream -- >> they found a tone in a piece steve carell did with john mccain in late 1999. >> the best way to get to a presidential candidate's bus is through his wife. >> carell is an improviser. you got an improviser working with civilians who don't know they're improv. >> senator, how do you recognize the fact that you were one of the most vocal candidates -- >> and mccain freezes. there's a deer in the headlights moment. what do we have to do at that point? we let you go, it's catch and release -- >> i'm just kidding. we have to undercut it with a laugh. i don't even know what that means. >> it's that idea, i got you.
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here's my one moment and i'm going to, with a scalpel, go at the crux of your identity as a politician. and expose it for everybody to see. >> world is demonstratively worse than when i started! have i caused this? >> one of the difficulties of this is this has been given a greater place in the discussion. and a larger role in the discourse, than is warranted. and once that started to happen, i think you began to question if it's a good thing or a bad thing. >> do you think that you can find something that's equally right for you again? or did you just simply hit a home run there, you found the
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perfect place for you and it was 17 years of -- >> yes. it was a gift that was -- that i was fortunate enough to be graced with for all that time. and to be in contact with all of those incredible people. but i don't expect to find that again. >> this is just a conversation. this show isn't ending. we're merely taking a small pause in the conversation. there's a difference between satisfaction. and joy. this gave me great satisfaction. it gave me great confidence. but joy. joy. driving a couple of knucklehead kids home from school. and i guess to listen. joy. >> that's so beautifully said. there's a difference between satisfaction and joy. i just love him. >> yes. >> you really feel his absence, charlie, during this time, don't you? >> indeed. and there's nothing quite like
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him. a lot of him did it very well. we see their work here during the political years, but jon had a special place. >> that catch and release, i forgot, it's no fun when you're on the other side of the catch and release but it's fun to atch. >> "the daily show" such an extraordinary. steven colbert, john oliver. samantha bee. you can see my full conversation on jon stewart on my pbs program. it was a supreme court case that changed history. ahead, the new movie about an interracial's fight to be married in their home state.
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>> do you think it's all right? >> yeah, i think it's all right. when you lose a small battle but win a big war. >> the new movie "loving" chronicles the lengthy fight for interracial couples to get married in the u.s. mildred and richard loving are the couple behind the landmark case. the supreme court challenged their marriage more than 50 years ago. jan crawford spoke to one of the lawyers who argued the lovings'
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case. she's outside of the supreme court in washington. >> reporter: good morning. the lovings were a quiet unassuming couple from rural virginia. they got married and wanted to live near their friends and family. they quickly ended up in a decade-long legal fight and their struggle shows how regular people could change the world. >> we got married on june 2nd. >> reporter: mildred and richard loving were likely civil rights pioneers. >> police came after us on the 14th of july. >> would you marry me? >> reporter: the new movie tells their story, they were arrested when they went home to central virginia. >> get up. >> you're in bed with that woman? >> i'm his wife. >> reporter: authorities ordered him to leave virginia. face five years in prison for violating the state's ban on
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interracial marriage as the couple explains in an interview with cbs. >> to be away from family and friends. >> that was a house for me. i don't see why we had to leave. >> reporter: the struggle gave them hope. >> yes, sir, i'm writing to you concerning a problem we have. >> reporter: a recent law school graduate who along with law partner bernard cohen got involved in the lovings' fight after mildred wrote a letter to the american civil liberties union. initially, it was seen as a simple criminal case. did you know right away this is a case that could change history? >> no. if it was something of such great note there's no way the aclu would have let's bernie owner and me do it. he was in law school with no experience.
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and i was out two months. >> reporter: more than a dozen states at the time still ban interracial marriage. >> those that support the laws claim they are necessary in order to preserve the purity of the races. >> ultimately, the courts were our saviors. >> reporter: the supreme court under chief justice earl warren was ready to change the laws. the case changed the lives of interracial couples across the country. including the joneses. did you ever want to get married -- >> exactly but i knew it was illegal. >> reporter: jones met her in 1950s. at a party, she met ross. >> beauty, princess. >> reporter: a german immigrant, ross was captured.
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>> i thought there was nothing wrong with it. of course, you know. >> reporter: when they decided to get married in 1968, joan assumed they conreturn to virginia. >> so, we planned our wedding in new york. and i thought, it's going to be so sad. my parents won't be there. my family, my siblings. and then i got a phone call from my mom telling me that there had been a supreme court ruling. she said you can now legally get married down here. >> reporter: all because an unassuming couple was determined to go back home. >> so they were the pioneers for us. they paved the way. >> reporter: and idealistic lawyers believed the country was ready for a new direction. >> a lot of outside influences that had nothing to do with our ability. >> reporter: it changed history. >> they did. these press interviews don't do much on it for me, but when i shave in the mirror, i look in the mirror, i say you're right.
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>> reporter: in the groundbreaking decision in loving versus virginia found a constitutional right to marry in the document. that, of course, paved the way for future barriers to fall like last year's same-sex marriage decision. that ruling would not have been possible without richard and mildred loving. gayle. >> thank you, what an incredible story. >> how we take it for granted. so sorry that the lovings had to go through that. look at their love. >> it does bend towards justice. it does. >> you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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>> good morning, everyone, i'm jim donovan, cbs news reporting this morning's explosion in center city philadelphia could be a hate crime. sixty-two year old man suffered injuries to his hands and chest. when a package blew up inside his apartment near 18th and pine streets they do not believe it is terrorism, police saying could be victim activated. >> and pretty chilly outside, jim. >> let's take quick peak storm scan, no storms to report at this point but our area of low
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pressure that brought in, two signs so far up north, but basically still in site. so it is still allowing for the winds to create a pick up, not as strong as yesterday, peaking at 30 today, nicer, taping off, even tomorrow, more of light breeze. chilly breeze granted but lighter. temperature already starting to rebounds with every passing day. new system moves in wednesday night, at the absolute earliest, especially thursday, bringing weather, couple of scattered showers, but wednesday night, because of the cover of darkness, especially far north of the city, you might see little sleet in in not snow shower move through. >> all right, katie, thanks so much for. that will looking outside right now, we are still busy. it is looking a lot busier than it was, how much, look at the vine, moving in the westbound direction, very slowly southbound schuylkill, eastbound looking pretty goodment look at 95, still looking slow, southbound direction, betsy ross, sea of headlights. give yourself 15, 20 minutes in that area.
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the boulevard southbound, slow moving as well, once you jump on the schuylkill westbound at city avenue looking a lot like this. we go to the wide, on the schuylkill, i95, jim. >> that's "eyewitness news" for now, join us for eye once news at noon. i'm jim donovan. make it a great day.
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