Skip to main content

tv   CBS This Morning  CBS  August 12, 2016 7:00am-9:01am EDT

7:00 am
captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, august 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? two dozen people are hurt when a cross-country flight gets rocked by turbulence. free-fall. >> donald trump tries to dismiss his incorrect claim that president obama founded isis by sarcasm. plus, scientists find a shark living in greenland that may have been born before george washington. what it could teach us about healthy aging. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. some very rapid shaking.
7:01 am
>> severe turbulence forces an emergency landing. >> jetblue flight heading from boston to sacramento landed in south dakota. 22 passengers and two crew members injured. >> donald trump doubled down. >> i call president obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis. isis will hand her the most valuable player award. her only competition is barack obama. >> hillary clinton giving a speech that attacked donald trump's economic plan. >> outlandish trumpian ideas >> at least four people killed and more than 20 injured in a series of blasts in thailand. >> police are saying it's an act of local sabotage. another child in the hospital after falling from an amusement park ride in pennsylvania. >> while he was being treat on-site. >> two people found dead following a huge explosion. maryland rescuers are filtering
7:02 am
that got into a garage. >> alex rodriguez plays his final game for the yankees tonight in the bronx. >> but boston fans let him know how they feel about him last night. >> the reason we want a-rod to play in boston is because he would get boo'd. >> all that matters. >> he is the founder of isis. >> i wonder if there are people in isis right now looking at the founder going, you said you were the founder! you said you were the founder! >> on "cbs this morning." . >> simone manuel is the first african-american woman to win an individual olympic medal. >> getting on the podium means so much for her for so many reasons but i can't begin to tell you what it means for the sport of swimming in the united states. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota.
7:03 am
welcome could "cbs this morning." charlie and norah are both off today, but we are in good hands. jeff glor and dana jacobson are with us. good to have you both. a frightening mid air scare on board a jetblue flight. the plane hit turbulence and 22 passengers and two crew members were hurt. one passenger said it was a free-fall that and items flying through the cab bin. >> the plane landed in rapid city, south dakota. it appears the plane had severe weather in the u.s. and two dozen people were seen by medical staff in rapid city, south dakota. >> it was dramatic. it was intense. it was terrifying. >> reporter: the fasten seat
7:04 am
passenger casey corker said the jetblue 429 began to shake. >> it felt like we had a wall, but, obviously, we didn't. then we just dropped. and you saw computers and ipads and coffee cups and books fly everywhere. >> reporter: this imagine appears to show medical crews taking a woman in a neck brace off of the aircraft. >> it felt like one of those rides that you go to at the amusement park where they whip you up very quickly and then couldn't. >> reporter: it lost boston last night he route to sacramento and it appeared the aircraft encountered severe storms and within hours the flight was diverted to rapid city, south dakota, where it landed safely around 7:30 local time. >> this is going to be an airbus 320 coming in. ets is less than ten minutes now. they said they have numerous injuries on flight due to the turbulence. >> the pilot crew kept us calm and they deserve a lot of
7:05 am
and kids has taken a detour. >> there is a little water park at the hotel where we are at and mt. rushmore is 30 minutes away. maybe this will be turned into a little adventure as well. >> corker told "cbs this morning" he hasn't heard from jetblue. it appears the airline has sent a replacement aircraft to rapid city to get passengers to california. donald trump suggests this morning he wasn't serious when he called president obama the for saying, in part, they don't get sarcasm? trump repeatedly yesterday referred to the president and hillary clinton as isis founder. dean reynolds is in altoona, pennsylvania, where trump will hold a rally later today. good morning, dean. >> reporter: good morning. well, a republican presidential nominee has not won pennsylvania since 1988 and donald trump is down some ten points in recent
7:06 am
without alienating others with his controversial comments. >> i call president obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis. these are the founders of isis. barack obama is the founder! >> reporter: campaigning across florida on thursday, donald trump repeated over and over that president obama created the terror group isis. >> he meant that he created the vacuum. he lost the peace. >> no. i meant he ie circumstances. >> he is not sympathetic of them. he hates them. >> he was the founder. >> reporter: trump says now he was being sarcastic, but pointed to specific policies as evidence. >> folks. we should have never been in iraq. we were going to destabilize the middle east. i said it. i was the civilian. >> reporter: but before the war began, trump supported going into iraq and even praised the invasion in 2003 once it began. >> it looks like a tremendous success from a military
7:07 am
to come home. >> you know how they get out? they get out. that's how they get out. declare victory and leave. >> reporter: president obama did just that carrying out the status of forces agreement struck by president george w. bush that required u.s. troops to leave iraq by the end of 2011. trump also addressed another bush legacy. >> make sure that if we have radical islamic terrorists, we have a very safe place to keep them. suggested u.s. citizens who committed terror-related crimes be tried at the guantanamo bay detention camp. >> would you try to get the military commissions, the trial court there to try u.s. citizens? >> i know they want to try them in our regular court systems and i don't like that at all. i don't like that at all. i would say they could be tried there. that would be fine. >> reporter: but the u.s.
7:08 am
and not a military tribunal and to do otherwise would be illegal. it's comments like this that have authorities meeting with trump officials this morning to discuss the direction of the campaign. gayle? >> thank you, dean. hillary clinton is trying to put more economic pressure on donald trump. she went to michigan to say her plan for the economy would help the middle class more than his. but the clinton campaign still faces questions about her time as secretary of state. chip reid looks at the democratic's nominee newest attack. >> reporter: hillary clinton attacked donald trump on a range of issues including his plan to kill the estate tax and his plan to cut taxes for the businesses and wealthy which she had would benefit people like donald trump. >> the answer is to finally make trade work for us, not against us. >> reporter: on the floor of the detroit area manufacturing plant, clinton sought to
7:09 am
>> my message to every worker in michigan and across america is this -- i will stop any trade deal that kills jobs or holds down wages, including the transpacific partnership. >> reporter: it was mostly a response to donald trump. >> mr. trump may talk a big game on trade, but his approach is based on fear, not strength. >> reporter: in florida. >> i watched hillary today. >> reporter: trump had hiswn from it's the gold standard to she wants to prove it. >> reporter: he is reminding voters she supported the transpacific partnership as secretary of state. >> this tpp sets the gold standard in trade agreements. >> reporter: but she reversed her opinion on the trade deal during a heated primary against bernie sanders. >> it was just finally negotiated last week. and in looking at it, it didn't meet my standards. >> reporter: clinton says she won't change her mind again. >> i oppose it now.
7:10 am
>> reporter: trump didn't stop dredging up clinton's past. >> pay for play. pay for play. it's illegal. >> reporter: pointing to allegations that favors for the clinton foundation were done by clinton's aides during her time at the state department. the newest claiming that cheryl mills, clinton's top aide at the state department, was involved with recruiting at the clinton foundation for top-level board members, while working for the secretary of state. it, saying only, quote, the idea that this poses a conflict of interest is absurd. according to the state department, any involvement by mills with interviews at the clinton foundation would not appear to violate any laws. >> chip reid, thank you. a new air raid in syria this morning destroyed a children's hospital and a maternity ward in a suburb of aleppo. two medical workers killed in
7:11 am
russians for the air strike. a miracle baby in syria in 2014 was killed yesterday. harah a white helmet volunteer died while rescuing civilians in aleppo. this photo was tweeted yesterday and she called him a white helmet hero and said the siege of aleppo must end. the deadly shooting of a black man in north carolina is drawing comparisons to the death of trayvon martin who was shot by george zimmerman in florida. kouren-rodney thomas was killed on sunday by a man claiming to be part of a neighborhood watch. mark strassmann has more. >> reporter: good morning. kouren thomas was killed about this shot. the shotgun blast came through that garage door and the alleged killer told a 911 dispatcher he fired in self-defense. but the victim's mother disagrees.
7:12 am
somebody just stomped on it. i felt empty. >> reporter: simone butler-thomas lost her youngest child early sunday morning. 20-year-old son kouren thomas was fatally shot after leaving a crowded house party. >> he was just sweet. i mean, all he wanted every day was hugs and kisses. >> reporter: this is 39-year-old chad copley who allegedly called 911 shortly before the shooting. seven minutes later, another call. >> reporter: investigators say copley fired his shotgun from inside his garage, killing thomas. he was unarmed.
7:13 am
kouren, you say, didn't see color? >> no, oh, no. >> reporter: but the caller. >> did. my children never, ever lived in the projects. they always went to the best schools, and they had the best of everything. >> reporter: nothing about kouren was a hoodlum? >> nothing. >> i think mr. copley is the equivalent of george zimmerman 2.0. >> reporter: the representative r police. you don't go and play police officer and judge, jury, and executioner. >> reporter: in a statement, copley's defense attorney says we urge restraint and that folks don't rush to judgment. north carolina has a stand your ground law but to claim it, someone to believe there is and eminent threat. regardless of what copley told the 911 dispatcher, the homeowners association here told us there is no crime watch in this neighborhood.
7:14 am
hospital this morning after falling off of roller coaster in pennsylvania. it happened at the idlewild amusement park. this is the third time children have been hurt on amusement park rides this week. >> reporter: according to police sources, the 3-year-old child was riding a wooden roller coaster with his older brother when he was ejected on the last turn and highest point of the ride and it's unknown how severe his injuries are. his family was requested privacy but the child was reportedly talking to family members as he was being taken to the hospital. >> the roller coaster will be closed pending the results of the investigation. >> reporter: the accident happened on this ride, the roller coaster. it was built in 1938 and does not have seat belts. instead, it uses a lap bar to
7:15 am
coaster. >> reporter: authorities say the child fell from a height of 12 feet and landing on the tracks near a fence. >> the boy was conscious while being treated on-site and air-lifted to a local hospital. >> reporter: this latest incident comes just days after two other accidents involving amusement park rides. on monday, three girls, ages 6, 10, and 16, were hospitalized after falling more than 30 feet from a ferris wheel at a county fair in greenville, tennessee. >> the smallest chi beside me. the other two came right behind her. >> reporter: and on sunday, 10-year-old caleb schwab, the son of kansas state representative scott schwab, died while riding down a 17-story waterslide and schlitterbahn water park in kansas city, kansas. rules and regulations over rides at fairgrounds and amusement parks and water parks vary from state-to-state. the recent rash of incidents is raising questions of safety and oversight.
7:16 am
president and ceo. national safety council earlier this week. >> there are no federal requirements for oversight or reporting, as far as injuries or fatalities for this industry. >> reporter: records show the roller coaster was inspected by pennsylvania state official last week. idlewild park officials say the 78-year-old ride is inspected by its workers daily. a rough week for amusement parks. >> yes. day six of the rio olympics brought five mor michael phelps won again. what else does he do? so did simone biles, what else does she do? the biggest surprise was a rare heat that made a african-american to win gold in rio de janeiro. ben tracy is in rio de janeiro. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, last night was supposed to be all about michael phelps versus ryan lochte in the pool or simone biles proving she is
7:17 am
the world. but they were upstaged by a u.s. swimmer who made history, not once, but twice. >> manuel. >> reporter: simone manuel's face said it all. she was a long shot to medal in the 100 free-style but she powered out a come from behind victory sharing olympic medal with a canadian. manuel is the first african-american to win olympic gold as a swimmer. she said i would like there to be a day where there is more of us and it's not simone, the black swimmer. later, adding i try to take the weight of the black community off of my shoulders, which is something i carry with me just being in this position. i do hope that kind of goes
7:18 am
but manuel wasn't the only simone rocking in rio on thursday. 19-year-old u.s. gymnastics phenom simone biles trounced the competition, grabbing the gold medal in the women's individual all-around. at only 4'8", she loomed over her sport like a giant, dominating events on the floor, on the bars, on the beam, and on the vault. and at 31 years old, you're not supposed to be this good in a pool, but michael phelps isn't like everyone else. >> michael phelps has done it again! >> reporter: the five-time olympian pulled away from the field in the 200 individual medley winning gold. it's his fourth in four event finals in rio and his 22nd gold of his 16-year olympic career. long time friend and rival ryan
7:19 am
it was tough watching ryan lochte in that post-race interview. he seemed so dejected. ed he needed some time off from swimming to refocus. meanwhile, the focus of these games begins to shift. swimming ends this weekend. track and field begin today. >> there is so much more to come. yesterday, ben called it a duel in the pool. but michael phelps was on fire. >> and went out 30 minutes later and qualified for his next event. >> the two simone's were great. water in rio months after "cbs this morning" took you there to investigate all of that pollution. the olympic coach who now says the contamination may have caused one of h good morning to you. check out the blue skies. a live picture from shaw. as we start off our friday morning. now, visibility check for you quickly. 3miles in roanoke rapids. seven in rocky mount. throughout portions of halifax
7:20 am
lower visibility. also towards sanford visibility below 1.5 miles. mid-70s in durham and raleigh. 73 in clayton and 75 in announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by nutel la. spread the happy. a judge in colorado comes under fire for sentencing a man for sexual assault. >> while critics say the punishment dsn't fit the crime
7:21 am
swimmer brock turner. the news is back this morning right here on "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. thanks, bro. later, mom. thank you. have fun. thanks, dad. thanks, mr. smith. where you can find 0% apr financing for 60 months on the 2016 rav4. offer ends september 6th. for more great deals, visit toyota. let's go places. good is in every blue diamond almond. good is a catalyst, good is contagious. and once it gets going there is no stopping what you can do. get your good going. blue diamond almonds. proud sponsor of the us swim team
7:22 am
e of their worry-free 30-day satisfaction guarantee on appliances. that's what i'm talking about cindy. i like your style. now get 20% off appliances $396 or more, at lowe's. honey, what are you doing? watching a cow... what's it doing? power up your morning with a new 300 calorie egg white grill. only at chick-fil-a. if you're using this toothpaste, you're probably expecting to get visibly whiter teeth, but it only removes surface stains, and clinical tests show that it only provides about a half-shade of whitening. new colgate optic white high impact white is different.
7:23 am
whitening ingredient. it goes beyond surface stains to deeply whiten. it whitens four shades, and that is a visible difference in whitening. colgate optic white high impact white toothpaste. ? ? ? anyone's ever done. that one's from my friend caitlyn. "you always encouraged me to go after my dreams. well, it's my turn now. love always, your future maid of honor." a leading consumer testing publication recently tested well, it's my turn now. the top laundry detergents. the winner - persil 2 in 1, didn't only beat tide... it beat every single detergent tested. boom. switch to persil proclean 2 in 1.
7:24 am
(vo) stank face. a universal expression of disgust, often caused by inadequate cat litter. if you or your a loved one suffers from stank face, the cure is tidy cats. it's new and improved with guaranteed tidylock protection that locks away odors. so you don't have to face one more stank face. tidy cats. every home, every cat. there's a tidy cats for that. wish your like it used to? neutrogena hydro boost water gel. with hyaluronic acid it plumps skin cells with intense hydration and locks it in. for supple, hydrated skin. hydro boost. from neutrogena this week only at kohl's... the more nike you buy at 25% off... the more kohl's cash you'll earn no limit! use your kohl's cash later on just about anything! plus - yes2you rewards members earn double points on nike purchases! now that's the good stuff. kohl's.
7:25 am
because it's the only almondmilk made with california blue diamond almonds. but if you ask our almond growers... there's no maybe about it. almond breeze. the best almonds make the best almondmilk. proud sponsor of usa volleyball. ahead, the sharks that may
7:26 am
how their intervertebral long lives could improve good morning. i'm justin quesinberry. a tractor trailer accident along i-40 in wake county could cause major headaches this morning. lauren haviland is out there keeping us updated and lauren, what can you tell us about what happened? >> reporter: raleigh police are definitely asking yo and let meston the way so you can see exactly why. this tractor trailer that you see here on the side was traveling from 40 westbound onto u.s. 1 south. new this ramp is closed because it did overturn. as you can see, there's something leaking out. i just spoke to highway patrol and they told me they believe it is liquid asphalt and it's extremely hot. so everyone is taking a lot of
7:27 am
lift this up. there are several tow trucks out here. as you can see they are about to lift this up. a lot of people taking precauses. the driver we expect to be okay. raleigh police say they did transport the drive but not seeing a lot of injuries so that's good news. >> but the expected open time is about 8:00 this morning. we got that from ncdot's website. the 40 westbound ramp from u.s. 1 south is closed i'm going to send it over to ali to give you detours. it is a big mess out there. we're taking you to a different view of what's going on here. again, i-40 westbound ramp closed at u.s. 1. you can see traffic not getting by on the ramp. getting by in other places. this is exactly where it is. i-40 westbound at exit 293. we have a crash nearby along the detour route. of course, when you have this many people trying to get off, this is going to happen.
7:28 am
cary town boulevard is what they're recommending you take. get off of i-40 west take cary town boulevard and get back on i-40 east. cary town boulevard we're seeing orange on our maps which means moderate delays. very busy throughout cary and i- 40 west. you can see the red on the maps. we have a bunch of crashes in the downtown raleigh area. tar breast cancer, state street at martin street. rock quarry road. not the there on the roads. leaving you wit a live look of i-40 and u.s. 1, that tractor trailer crash. we will be following for you all morning. good morning. here's a live picture from the tower camera. as far as the weather's concerned really no complaints. blue skies, 76 degrees. now, the fog for some of you has been an issue throughout the morning but the latest update really clearing up around the 95 corridor.
7:29 am
7:30 am
there was a memt moment today where the russian president was kept waiting. there he is waiting for the turkish president, about a minute and a half, i'm told, until, finally, the turkish president does, in fact, turn up. >> what is hilarious is the fact presidents plan these things. you're supposed to come out the exact same time so you don't look like the one is more powerful than the other. because if you win. you can tell putin was furious. because the turkish president made him wait. he was so mad, until he saw how big the guy was. i didn't know that guy was a giant. you can tell putin, how dare he make me wait.
7:31 am
the wall. hey, big guy! >> very good, trevor! you're not supposed to keep the president waiting. >> good acting. >> it was. well done. >> walking at the same time. people can coordinator those things, jeff. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, did rio's dirty water claim its first victim of the olympics? we will check in with a team whose sailor got physically ill after what doctors blame on contamination in the bay. imagine new research reveals that one species can live possibly about 400 years. how this discovery could help humans extend their life span. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports on the white house diverting funds to develop a zika vaccine. with congress deadlock, the obama administration is shifting $81 million away from programs for biomedical research and to fight poverty. the number of locally zika cases
7:32 am
nearly all of them linked to travel. the detroit news quotes an expert who says that flint is near the beginning of the end of its water crisis. that assessment came yesterday from a virginia tech researcher whose team first identified the contamination. mark edwards says that the lead levels are reaching a normal range, but residents are still being urged to use filtered and bottled water. "the washington post" reports on at least four deaths in explosions at resort cities within hours of each other. there is no claim of responsibility. police say ten foreigners were among the wounded and none americans. tourists are being warned to avoid the area. "usa today" reports on a growing number of countries warning their citizens about traveling to the united states. they include the bahamas,
7:33 am
new zealand and united kingdom and united arab emirates. >> a colorado sexual assault case has sparked widespread outrage. 22-year-old austin james wilkerson could have spent years in prison but, instead, a judge sentenced him to work release and probation. that sentence is drawing comparisonses to the case of the former stanford swimmer brock turner. vladimir duthiers of our looks at the parallels here. >> reporter: brock turn received just six months in jail for his sexual assault. now a judge in boulder says austin james wilkerson, a former university of colorado student, can go to work and go to school while he serves a two-year jail sentence, this after wilkerson says -- it happens in march of 2014.
7:34 am
going to take care of a student after she had too much to drink but later he admitted to sexually assaulting her. >> very were very proud of the victim in this case who was very corageous in the beginning reporting this to university. >> reporter: the victim is quoted at the sentencing hearing saying when i'm not having nightmares about the rape, i'm having panic attacks. according to sentencing guidelines, judge patrick butler could have years in prison or jail instead he is serving a two-year term and allowed to work and go to school outside of jail and followed by probation of at least 20 years. he must also register as a sex offender. >> we did not feel the punishment fit the crime in this case. >> reporter: victims rights advocates quickly expressed their outrage. >> we have kind of come to accept that light sentences in these kind of crimes are the norm. >> reporter: the judge defended
7:35 am
i've struggled to be quite frank with the idea of do i put him in prison? i don't know that there is any great result for anybody. >> unfortunately, we are still living in a culture that is very passive towards this crime and still, in many respects, blames the victim. >> reporter: the case is drawing comparisons to the recent sexual assault conviction and controversial sentencing of former stanford university student brock turner. lori levinson notes that probation was recommended in both cases. >> there are many similarities here and i think the judge in both of the cases were focused more on the defendant than the crime itself. >> reporter: brock turner is set to be released early next month after three months of a six-month sentence. as for wilkerson, he was reportedly taken into custody after wednesday's sentencing. >> vlad, thank you. one europe's dream in rio may be cut short because she has become sick.
7:36 am
>> reporter: good morning. so this is rio's guantanabarra . when you talk to the athletes in rio they shrug it off and say they are focused on their events. now one of those athletes says the water has given her a bacterial infection and may cost her a medal. if you're watching the olympics like a beautiful place but up close it looks a bit different. will bodile is head coach of the belgium sailing team. he says his star sailor has been diagnosed with a severe intestinal infection. the team's doctor believes she got it from polluted water in the bay and her coach says she is still weak and doesn't know if she can be competitive.
7:37 am
>> i was almost certain. >> reporter: what color? >> she would have been really capable of winning the gold. >> reporter: extreme water pollution has been a big black eye on the rio games and some calling it the poop olympics. but just before the games, the international olympic committee released a statement saying rio is ready to welcome the world. it's shocking how much trash that is. when we visited rio in june, we
7:38 am
almost half of it goes into our water body and definitely it goes to the bay and then to the beaches. >> reporter: and that is essentially like just flushing the toilet into the water? >> yes. >> reporter: in order to get the olympics, rio promised to install eight treatment plants on the polluted rivers entering guanabara bay. it built one. it promised sewage entering the water and is treating just about half. those broken promises may cost avi van ekker an olympic medal. >> she had fears. yesterday evening, she was emotional because she worked so very hard for it. >> reporter: rio olympic officials are calling this sailor's case an isolated incident. the state environmental department here in rio is testing the water quality every day. they say that it's good, even safe enough to swim in, but when
7:39 am
the games began. gayle? >> a little bit of a cliffhanger. >> i did a story this year on an olympian kayaker who was seriously not going because of the water conditions and in the end, she decided she is going to go. but i know it's been a big point of discussion for a lot of folks. >> it seems like same with zika. it's horrible that these athletes even have to weigh these two things, competing, the cream dream of in something called poop olympics. >> listen to this, a shark that can live up to 400 years old. wow. how scientists learn their age by looking deep into their eyes. if you're heading out the door, we get it, it's friday but don't leave us behind. watch us live through the cbs all-access app on your digital device because with we know you don't. want to miss a spectacular nighttime show from the grand canyon.
7:40 am
there you go. we will be right back. at safelite, we know how busy life can be. these kids were headed to their first dance recital... ...when their windshield got cracked... ...but they couldn't miss the show. so dad went to the new safelite-dot-com. and in just a few clicks, he scheduled a replacement... ...before the girls even took the stage. safelite-dot-com is the fast, easy way to schedule service anywhere in america! so you don't have to miss a thing. er safelite advantage. (girls sing) safelite repair, safelite replace. good is in every blue diamond almond. good is a catalyst,
7:41 am
there is no stopping what you can do. get your good going. blue diamond almonds. proud sponsor of the us swim team but grandma, we use charmin ultra soft so we don't have to wad to get clean. charmin ultra soft gets you clean without the wasteful wadding. it has comfort cushions you can see that are softer... ...and more absorbent, and you can use up to 4 times less. enjoy the go with charmin. i recommend nature made vitamins. because i trust their quality. they were the first to have a vitamin verified by usp.
7:42 am
nature made. the number one pharmacist recommended vitamin and supplement brand. if you've gone to extremes to escape your nasal allergies. try clarispray. new, from the makers of claritin. and nothing is more effective at relieving your sneezing, runny nose and nasal congestion. return to the world. try clarispray today. an unprecedented natural outburst seems to have taken over the country. we'll bring you more as soon as new updates come in. om a grocery run. hi , i'm stuck in an elevator with a cow. a what ? we have a situation. everything alright in there ? witnesses say this is where it all started, okay guys. we're comimg in now. copy that. all natural, non gmo ingredients with vitamin d and whole milk.
7:43 am
7:44 am
? new research has found that some greenland sharks may be older than the united states. scientists estimate that the sharks from greenland which live in the north atlantic can possibly live to about 400 years old. charlie d'agata is in london with how this revelation could help scientists learn about aging in us humans. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, spare a thought for a shark that had to to have sex and that happened around the time of the revolutionary war. the scientists knew they were long in the tooth and then they got a closer look. >> wow! >> reporter: they have been lurking in the depths for centuries. looking more like half blind weather-beaten rocks than killer sharks. in the ice cold waters of the arctic in north atlantic, they prey mostly on smaller fish,
7:45 am
the scientists say they determine the ages of the sharks by looking deep into their eyes. the lens is made up of proteins that build up over time, using radio carbon dating they were able to count them out like rings on a tree. they estimated the largest shark was most likely 392 years old, give or take 120 years. dr. david agus said they found one important time stamp. >> they could see carbon initially going to the when nuclear bombs were being tested off greenland and we could see the radiation in the eyes there and we can go deeper and estimate that it's 300 to 400 years when these sharks were actually born. >> reporter: that is before george washington was but a twinkle in his father's eye. in fact, around the same time the actual galileo started staring up at the stars. sure, the clam lived to 507 before scientists killed it,
7:46 am
clams have no backbone. this tortoise is a whipper snapper at 18 4. understanding the greenland sharks secret to a long life might help with our own longevity. >> these sharks are still functioning into their hundreds and attacking their prey and eating it and living, to them, it's a normal life. so we have to learn from that and if we can learn from these outliers, hopefully each of us can live better. >> reporter: maybe the diet is the key. the sharks have been found remains of polar bears and even a moose in their stomach and they will gobble up anything that slides off the ice. >> a moose in your stomach? >> a whole moose. >> who at the table will tell dr. david agus he doesn't need to wear a sweats at er at the b? >> you just did. >> i'll do it. okay, jeff. >> run of the greatest moments of the water last night for team
7:47 am
good morning good morning to you. this is a live picture from raleigh and durham international airport. plenty of sunshine. low 70s in henderson and louisburg along with clayton. recall u for the better part of the morning we've been at 76 dreams also in lillington and raeford. durham warm upping to 77 right high today of 92. small chance for a shower or storm this aftern announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by aveeno. m naturally beautiful results. . don't let the little things get to you. get your beauty sleep. and use aveeno? absolutely ageless? night cream. with active naturals?
7:48 am
t one week. younger looking skin can start today. absolutely ageless?. aveeno?. naturally beautiful results? we certainly are lucky because our in-laws moved in with us. so great. those are moms. yes, they are. and our adult children are being savvy with rent, so they're here too. mom, we're out of peanut butter. we tried the bargain detergent, but we had to use twice as much. so we switched to tide! now, we get three generations of clothes cleaned in one wash. lasts up to two times longer! tide, number one rated. maybe almond breeze tastes so good because it's the only almondmilk made with california blue diamond almonds. but if you ask our almond growers... there's no maybe about it. almond breeze. the best almonds make the best almondmilk. proud sponsor of usa volleyball. thanks, dad. i'll pick you up in two hours.
7:49 am
later, mom. thank you. have fun. thanks, dad. thanks, mr. smith. hurry in for toyota's annual clearance event, where you can find 0% apr financing for 60 months on the 2016 rav4. offer ends september 6th. for more great deals, visit toyota. let's go places. if you're using this toothpaste, you're probably expecting
7:50 am
al tests show that it only provides about a half-shade of whitening. new colgate optic white high impact white is different. it contains hydrogen peroxide, a professionally recommended whitening ingredient. it goes beyond surface stains to deeply whiten. it whitens four shades, and that is a visible difference in whitening. colgate optic white high impact white toothpaste. [cell phone ringing] what did you say to me when i said i was going to invent the telephone? i said you were crazy. hmmm and what did you say to me this morning when i said i wanted chicken for breakfast? i said you were crazy. 0 for 2 pal. this new egg white grill from chick-fil-a is aces. chicken for breakfast. it's not as crazy as you think.
7:51 am
? finally, he is going to do it. ryan lochte is going to beat michael phelps and even make the podium! >> canadian sportscaster elliotte friedman made an error. he mistakenly called the race for ryan lochte. michael phelps, of course, was the winner and lochte did not even meld. on twitter, last night, friedman said, i'm sorry, everyone. i blew it. no excuses. >> we all make mistakes. >> we all do.
7:52 am
you heard the pause, his realization and, "i was wrong." >> don't you think everybody understands when you own it? >> i'm good with it. i make mistakes all the time! simone biles, she says a move so dangerous she will not do it. ahead the vault of death and why only a handful of athletes can complete it without being injured. you're watching "cbs this morning." i've been taking fish oil from nature's bounty to support my heart. eating better, keeping healthy. thank you! 45 years of experience has taught us: no matter what the future holds, you're always better off healthy. nature's bounty ? you can help prevent blindness in undernourished children across the globe by getting your vitamins at walgreens. walgreens. at the corner of happy and healthy. right now with card, select nature's bounty vitamins are buy one, get one free. i have asthma... of many pieces in my life.
7:53 am
ing piece in my asthma treatment with breo. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways to help improve breathing for a full 24 hours. breo contains a type of medicine that increases the risk of death from asthma problems and may increase the risk of hospitalization in children and adolescents. breo is not for people whose long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. once your asthma is well controlled, your doctor will decide if you can stop breo and prescribe a different asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. do not take breo more than prescribed. see your doctor if your asthma does not improve or gets worse. ask your doctor if 24-hour breo could be a missing piece for you. see if you're eligible for
7:54 am
i don't want to live with the uncertainties of hep c. or wonder whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni. a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. harvoni is proven to cure up to 99% of patients... it transformed treatment as the first cure that's... pill, once a day for 12 weeks. certain patients... ...can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. harvoni is a simple treatment regimen that's been prescribed to more than a quarter of a million patients. tell your doctor if you've had a liver transplant, other liver or kidney problems, hiv, or any other medical conditions, and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni may cause a serious slowing of your heart rate.
7:55 am
e and weakness. i am ready to put hep c behind me. i am ready to be cured. are you ready? ask your hep c specialist if harvoni is right for you. fall in love with a new daily fiber. new mirafiber from the makers of miralax. it's the only fiber that supports regularity with dailycomfort fiber. so unlike others, mirafiber is less likely to cause unwanted gas.
7:56 am
good morning i'm justin quesinberry. within the last 10 minutes crews have managed to right a tractor trail ter that went off of i-40 near u.s. 1. cbs north carolina's lauren haviland hundreds been out there for the last come hours and lauren it seems like
7:57 am
going to look on the bright side because today is friday. so these crews are definitely making progress. let meston out of the way. more than an hour ago, that 18- wheeler that you see right there, overturned. it was on the 40 westbound ramp onto u.s. 1 south. still not sure how it flipped over but as you can see, some liquid asphalt according to highway patrol has spilled out and just like you said, in the last trucks they were able to get it upright. now, the hashed part is actually getting it out. i just spoke to an ncdot employee. he tells me it could be another hour or s until drivers are able to use the 40 westbound onto u.s. 1 south ramp. right now it is closed. but we are giving you multiple detours. but first the driver that was in the car, he was taken to the
7:58 am
that it was anything serious. but back to ali i'm going to send it over to you so everyone heading outdoor can get the detours. yes, take a look. i-40, u.s. 1 the mess it's causing in traffic delays on the road. still have that off ramp closed and first responders are out there, as well. about 4 miles per hour is all you're going on u.s. 1 northbound because of this crash. we also have a bunch of crashes i making it easy for a friday morning commute. if you're are stuck on u.s. 1. kildaire farm road to north hairson avenue back to 40. that yellow line is leading you up through cary. expect local road traffic to be heavy. another alternate route the d.o.t. has given us i-40 west to cary towne boulevard. we can see some yellow, orange
7:59 am
crash on edwards mill road at wade avenue. a bunch of crashes in the downtown raleigh area. a traffic camera shows you one that just wrapped up off on the shoulder i-40 and wade avenue. well, it's looking actually like a beautiful forecast for this morning. look at all of this sunshine i.d want to en curling yeah u to take the sunglasses. plenty of sun glare. there's a live picture from shaw. towards downtown. 79 in raleigh. 77 in lillington. da i got shot down over vietnam and spent eleven months in a pow camp. what donald trump said about our members of the military being captured is a disgrace. he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured. when you fly over enemy territory, the odds might be against you being able to come home. donald trump doesn't understand the weight of sending americans into harm's way. he's unfit to be president.
8:00 am
? happy friday to you! it is friday, august 12th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning.? there is more real news ahead, including the search for the truth in this presidential race. a founder us how candidates get the facts wrong. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. the jetblue air bus 8320 was in the air 3 and a half hours when crew members were forced to land the plane. >> donald trump hoping to rally diseffective blue collar workers to side without alienating others. >> hillary clinton attacked donald trump on a range of issues which she says would benefit people like donald trump.
8:01 am
this spot and 911 dispatcher said a man said he fired in self-defense. >> a child was ejected on the last turn and highest point of a roller coaster. >> they got a closer look at the eyes of a shark. >> for them, a normal life. >> if we can learn from these out liers, hopefully we can all learn. >> who will tell dr. david agus he doesn't need to wear a sweater at the beach? >> i think you just did. >> everybody was upstaged by this relatively known swimmer who made history, not once, but twice. >> the united states is killing it at the olympics. olympic athletes are bringing home so much gold, they have to get the columbia weight-lifting team to carry it all for them to
8:02 am
morning he was just being sarcastic when he said that president obama and hillary clinton founded isis. trump blasted critics with a tweet a few hours ago saying, in part, quote, they don't get sarcasm? over the last two days, trump repeatedly called the president the founder of isis. conservative radio host hugh hewitt gave him a chance to clarify his comments. trump stressed he meant what he said. >> look. i know what you meant. you meant he create the vacuum and lost the isis. he is the most valuable player. i give him that award and her too. >> he is not sympathetic to them and hates them and trying to kill them. >> he is the founder. the way he got out of the iraq that was the founding of isis. >> trump argues that isis exploited the withdrawal of u.s. troops in iraq in 2011. he ignores the fact that president obama didn't set that date. in 2008 then president george w. bush negotiated a deal with iraq
8:03 am
president obama promised voters he would end the iraq war. in trump said in 2008 the u.s. should declare victory and leave. >> donald trump is not the only person on the campaign trail having trouble with facts. colon and trump are keeping fact checking people busy. all of the things you're about to hear are not true. >> hillary clinton wants to essentially abolish the >> we have the most dynamic productive work force in the world. far none. >> she actually said outloud we are going to raise taxes on the middle class. >> the thing that has amazed me is the depth of the trash talking of latinos, saying that all mexicans are rapists and going after latino immigrants. >> the obama-clinton war has
8:04 am
testimony was consistent and i have told the american people. that there were decisions discussed and made to retroactively classify the e-mails. >> joining us is bill adair and a duke professor and joins us from charlie rose country in raleigh, north carolina. good to see you. >> good morning, gayle. put together of untruths. before we get into specifics, how does this season compare to political seasons in the past in terms of factually challenged statements, if you will? >> well, it's been crazy busy for us at politifact. the magnitude of the claims and the magnitude of the falsehoods is remarkable and i think it reflects how the media has changed and so many more ways
8:05 am
filter of the news media and that allows them to say things that often aren't true. >> donald trump says that he was being sarcastic with his latest comment. does that exempt him from the fact or fiction test? >> i'll tell you, we had originally rated his claim pants on fire, which is our lowest rating, the rating we use for falsehoods that are not just false, but ridiculously false. but, you know, it's really remarkable. here is a talking point that has been used for several days now. he doubled-down on it yesterday as you noted in the interview with hugh hewitt and now he claims he was being sarcastic. it's just truly remarkable. i think we need a new rating on our truth meter for this. >> you're talking about the claim that he had that barack obama and hillary clinton founded isis. our john dickerson says it's statements like that that trump
8:06 am
conversation going. is that what he is doing? >> well, i think it is remarkable that he wants to keep the conversation going, particularly when i can't imagine that any communications strategist would say it makes sense. i mean, he is getting fact checkers and other journalists to point out again and again that his statements are false, and it just makes no -- it doesn't make a lot of sense. definitely -- he like baiting everybody. >> but, bill, i mean, is there some point to the notion that the checking system need to be refined at all when somebody says the sky is not blue? i mean, is there a need to fact check that? >> well, we are selective in what we fact check at politifact. we will fact check claims where people wonder and, really, is that true?
8:07 am
it's legitimate -- you know, people hear that and say really, what role did that he play? we looked into it and we found that isis was actually founded in 2004, so four years before barack obama was elected, and those are the kind of things we fact check. it's not like we are social scientists. we are journalists and we are trying to satisfy our readers and viewers' curiosity. >> hillary clinton ino say that hillary clinton is dishonest. how does she stand up against the fact checking and that percentage as well? >> you know, it's interesting. her percentage of false and pants on fire ratings is about the same as other american politicians. i think it's 13%. by contrast, trump is at 55%. but i think what has happened
8:08 am
so the statement with comey that you played earlier, you know, there was one where she repeated something she had said before that the fact checkers had said was false and people remember those big moments. >> bill, good luck keeping up with them the next three months. >> you're going to be busy! >> we are. >> thank you for your time. the gold rush continues for the united states in rio. michael phelps earned gold in the 200-meter individual medley in rio y 16-year olympic career. simone manuel was considered a long shot but she shared gold in the 100-meter freestyle and the first black female swimmer to strike gold in an olympic swimming event. >> 19-year-old gymnast simone biles made her own headline and earned the gold medal in the individual all-around and earned the highest score on vault. there is one vault, even the
8:09 am
with details on the death defying stunt. good morning. >> sorry, guys. we are trying to keep it together out here this morning. it's not as impressive as those gymnasts. their skills pretty much all of them are amazing. but there is one move you were talking about called the vault of death that only a number of athletes have landed. vaulting begins with a sprint. then the launch. followed by fps simone biles may take the occasionally step, but from the start, she is a step ahead of the competition. seven-time olympic medalist shannon miller. >> i think simone, whether she wins five gold medals or what not, i think what makes her so
8:10 am
it's known as the vault of death. it was first landed in 1999. this egyptian gymnast tried it in 2014 and nearly avoided serious injures. in rio, two are expected to attempt it. indian gymnast car is only one of five women to successfully land it. pubata is another. a 41-year-old mom and two-time olympic uzbekistan. they launch themselves into two and a half somersaults forward and ideally landing on her feet. >> it's one of those skills you're either on or you're injured. if you're on or off. >> reporter: tyler watts was a member of the fierce five who won team gold in london.
8:11 am
height off the table. >> reporter: and in vaulting, when even one detail is off, it could mean disaster. >> you have to practice it every day and that could be so tolling on your body and that is where you risk injury. >> reporter: a french gymnast broke his leg last weekend in qualifying. or a gymnast flopped and crashed here. after the horse's height was set too low at the 2000 sydney game bundle of muscle with flip and twist and bend through the air and still stick a landing. >> it just gets better. >> reporter: sunday night's vault final is the first of four individual finals for the women. simone biles will compete in three of those. so at the end of next week, she could have five gold medals. gayle? >> oh, and we hope she gets all five of them! hold on to the umbrella! that is one of those videos you watch, where you go, ow! i don't want to go anything that
8:12 am
them on sunday night. we will be watching. jamie yuccas is in rio and we with thank you again. a shake-up at macy's. 1 in 7 macy's stores will close. ahead, what is behind the new strategy and why it means macy's good morning to you. we're at 79 degrees. a loser picture from the tower camera here in north raleigh. a mix of sun and clouds outside. nothing that will bring weather any time soon. so your current temperatures, 79 in durham. the upper 70s in lillington and clinton. 78 in raeford. goldsboro at 76. also en the mid-70s in south hill and roanoke rapids. high today of 92 but it will feel like 103. small chance f announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by
8:13 am
if you've been lucky enough to visit the grand canyon, you probably did not see it like this. ahead, the canyon has a whole new look at night. we will take a look. you're watching "cbs this morning." i'm hall of famer jerry west and my life is basketball. but that doesn't stop my afib from leaving me at a higher risk of stroke. that'd be devastating.
8:14 am
blood thinner. then i made the switch. xarelto? significantly lowers the risk of stroke in people with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. it has similar effectiveness to warfarin. warfarin interferes with vitamin k and at least six blood clotting factors. xarelto? is selective targeting one critical factor of your body's natural clotting function. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare n't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking you may bruise more easily, and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious, and in rare cases fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms.
8:15 am
tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto tell your doctor about any conditions, such as kidney, liver or bleeding problems. to help protect yourself from a stroke, ask your doctor about xarelto. there's more to know. xarelto. my girl cindy bought this fridge from lowe's because of their worry-free 30-day satisfaction guarantee on appliances. that's what i'm talking about cindy. i like your style. now get 20% off appliances $396 or more, at lowe's. good is in every blue diamond almond. good is a catalyst, good is contagious. and once it gets going there is no stopping what you can do. get your good going. blue diamond almonds.
8:16 am
?? from the mountains... to the beaches... the piedmont... north carolina is possessed of spectacular natural beauty. [ sea gulls crying ] [ man vocalizing ] run! ?? ? i don't feel like i'm falling ? ? i'm up against the sky ?
8:17 am
? and i don't feel like i'm falling ? ? i'm up against the sky ? it's ours to preserve... because we're only borrowing it from our children. ?? ? macy's is closing another 100 stores next year. as it faces slowing sales and fierce online competition. the country's largest department store group said in a statement, quote, we will be able to reinvest in a more energized shopping experience in our remaining stores and elevate our total customer experience. >> people are going, huh? the locations have not been
8:18 am
store in san francisco union square and mazys shares rose 17% after the announcement but stock has tumbled 17% of the past year. aaron, good morning. >> good morning. >> here is the ceo who is considered the legend in the retail business. he's had to make some really difficult decisions and people still say macy's ain't what it used to be. what has happened to the stores? >> the short answer what happens to my is has all think of when we think of macy's when we were kid. it was a place to go to. it was glamorous. a place you wanted to go. now it's kind of a scrum. if i try to buy a men's shirt like this there is 17 places i can use. you walk into the men's department where they have shirts and the maryland is packed tog -- merchandise is all packed together. >> that matters to people. >> especially when you can get
8:19 am
online retailer like amazon but kohl's is out there and t.j. max. if i'm thinking about price that is where i'm going to go. when i go to macy's i don't necessarily think about price but if they don't have the right price i'm not buying it there. the segment vault of the death. macy's is facing a very similar challenge, right? they got pressure from all side. >> you mentioned amazon in that online component. how do these department stores get people back into the actual store? consumer experience. what terry lundgren and jeff jeanette are seeing they are taking some of the money and saving from closing these stores and the stores that they are keeping, they are going to revest in them and make it a better customer experience and that may include from getting the maryland better to doing new things they don't have at macy's right now. urban outfitters, the retailer, a couple of years ago they bought a pizzeria.
8:20 am
maybe i go to outfitters. >> there is something to be said for going into the store and trying something on and experiencing it. do you know what i mean? ? >> i know. you and i talked about that. i have that too. >> i don't know if it's going to fit or whatever. there is an opportunity here one would think. >> there is an opportunity for a certain generation of millennials, they grew up shopping online and all they have to give them something more you can touch and feel the merchandise. that feels to me. i'm not that kind of guy because i want to put it on and make sure it fits on if i buy it because it's a half if i buy it on online. the kid, not how they shop. you have to give them another reason to come to the store. >> back to dana's point about amazon. recently they announced that they are taking over jet and lease a cargo plane to get the merchandise out. how in the world do you compete?
8:21 am
overtake mayys, if they haven't already. >> they are a gahuge force. the cargo jet is another way of them saying i'm going to shop anywhere. >> thank you, aaron. ahead, president obama drops his list of favorite songs. or preservative ingredients. and with 70 calories... maybe we're kind of bragging? new light & fit. t the tempur-breeze bed is it's cool. so you're not too hot, too cold, you're just perfect. sleep cooler, wake more refreshed, discover the new tempur breeze. learn how you can change your sleep by requesting a free sample of tempur material. call or click today. when this busy family... a cracked windshield... ...their dad went to the new safelite-dot-com... ...and scheduled a replacement... just a few clicks. with safelite you don't have to miss a thing. y'all did wonderful! thank you.
8:22 am
allergies distracting you? when your symptoms start... doctors recommend taking ...non-drowsy claritin every day of your allergy season. claritin provides powerful, non-drowsy 24 hour relief... for fewer interruptions from the amazing things you do every day. live claritin clear. that's charmin ultra strong, dude. cleans so well, it keeps your underwear cleaner. so clean... you could wear them a second day. charmin ultra strong. it's 4 times stronger, and you can use up to 4 times less. enjoy the go with charmin. maybe almond breeze tastes so good because it's the only almondmilk made with california blue diamond almonds. but if you ask our almond growers... there's no maybe about it. almond breeze. the best almonds make the best almondmilk.
8:23 am
? ? the ford freedom sales event is on! our biggest event of the year just got better! ? ? announcing zero for seventy-two across the entire lineup of ford cars, trucks and suvs.
8:24 am
that's freedom from interest... and freedom to choose with ford. america's best selling brand. ? ? now get 0% financing for 72 months across the entire ford lineup, plus specially tagged vehicles get a thousand smart bonus. the first week of the summer
8:25 am
we will talk to ben tracy in rio about the most inspiring moment and the biggest surprises so hello and good morning i'm stefan chase. we're continuing to follow breaking news of a tractor trailer accident shutting down the highway. lauren haviland is on the scene with exactly what happened. to void the area and i'll step out of the way so you can see crews here have definitely made some progress. this dollars the 40 westbound ramp into u.s. one south. that 18-wheeler that you see was actually just lifted upright within the past 30 minutes or so. so they're definitely making progress. but as you can see that truck is just absolutely mangled. so they're really just taking
8:26 am
one piece. so this happened a couple of hours ago. that tractor trailer heading from 40 west to u.s. 1 south. that ramp is still blocked at this time. we're expecting it to be blocked for at least another half an hour. all the black stuff that you see coming off the tractor trailer is actually liquid asphalt. that's pouring onto the ground. not sure how crews are going to be cleaning that up. the ter was transported to the hospital. but at this point police believe that he will be okay. just one mr. time, reiterating that 40 westbound ramp to u.s. 1 south still causing some headaches for drivers. so if you are headed out this way i'll send it over to ali to give you a detour. if we take you to our traffic camera on i-40 and u.s.
8:27 am
in the aquarium thanks to local road crashes. of course, everyone tying to avoid this. so about 4 miles an hour at times if you travel on u.s. one northbound. take a look at crashes in the area. a detour that cue can take is kildaire farm road to north harrison avenue. jump back onto 40 from there. we also have a detour from the d.o.t., i-40 boulevard and back on the expressway. this makes the local roads busy. take a look at our raleigh map spotted with crashes. just not the morning you warrant to be out on the roads. edwards mill road at wade avenue an accident. and if we take you to our last traffic camera, this is in durham where a crash has just cleared. but it was causing major delays
8:28 am
on the freeway. magnum street. alyssa has much better news. i do. sunshine and mix of sun and clouds at the international airport. it is currently 79 degrees. so let's take a look at tells elsewhere. 73 in henderson. 77 in louisburg and goldsboro. 78 in clinton. 78 in lillington and raeford. s here's a look at your forecast for the day ahead. we'll be right 70s through 8:00. noon today, 88. 92 the afternoon high. it will feel more like 103. stray storm possible at 6:00. it looksic loot low 90s will be here for st. and sunday, as well. most of us dry for the upcoming weekend. have a way to stay cool because it's going to feel much hot then the low 90s once crew factor in the humidity. as we head into early next week. 92 small chance for shower or
8:29 am
unsettled weather tuesday and
8:30 am
? every day, america's first sunrise happens in maine. here's is a view of the sun coming up this morning at arcadia national park. you can see this entire video on our facebook page. >> a beautiful time of the day. >> i like it too. very nice. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour, the exhilarating start to the rio olympics. so many highlights and there are still ten more days to go. that is nice. we will talk with ben tracy in rio about his favorite moments and what we could see in the days ahead. plus, a whole new look high above the grand canyon. we went to arizona to see how
8:31 am
ahead, how thousands of small changes are giving the national park an event brighter future. >> that is beautiful as well. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" reports on pope francis having lunch with syrian refuges in vatican city. the families were brought to rome by the pope after his trip to a refuge camp in april. some of the kid presented him with drawings. the songs he is listening to this summer. it includes upbeat songs like "you got the look." that is by prince and you're hearing it right now. the president gets more songs with the following. there is an oldie which is
8:32 am
that is playing now. seems like he has a wide variety of musical tastes. today reports on facebook changing the formula that determines what shows up highest in your newsfeed. more personally informative stories will be given priority, facebook says, to define what is informative, facebook surveys tens of thousands of users a day and rank the stories on 1 to 5 and 5 being really informative. "the new york times" says alex rodriguez remains a lightning rod to the very end of his yankees career. a-rod was loudly booed last night in boston. but he drove in a key run to help the yankees win. was turned down. he will be a team special adviser after the game tonight.
8:33 am
cowboys tribute to five killed police officers. the team unveiled a helmet decal during training camp with the message operating room in arm. a cowboys official says the league won't allow it to be worn during games. the nfl requires consistency in the uniforms league wide. team usa has had a great first week in rio. michael phelps won gold last night, again. bringing his overall olympic medal total to 26. simone manuel made history, she african-american woman to win an individual event in olympic swimming. and powerhouse gymnast simone biles won gold in the women's all-around and officially making her the best in the world. ben tracy is in rio. good morning again, ben. so much to pull from there. it's almost like you don't know where to start. but i will start with history made with simone manuel. it almost got overshadowed by the rest but how big of a moment was this? >> reporter: it was huge.
8:34 am
swimming, this is a big, big night. she made history twice. it's not just that she was the first black female swimmer to win a gold medal, she also broke an olympic record. so she was not even expected to medal and, all of a sudden, she comes out of nowhere and ties for the gold and setting the olympic record and making a real historic moment and it was something to see. a great olympic moment for team usa in these games. >> reporter: let's talk about michael phelps. it was a big swd him and ryan lochte last night. what is the talk in town today? he was amazing to watch last pn. >> reporter: he was. a 31-year-old is not supposed to be this good in a swimming pool but michael phelps has come back to the olympics and he is just tearing it up. i think what people are talking about not so much that michael phelps won but a lot of people are talking about the fact that ryan lochte didn't even win a medal. going into this, it was all about about the duel in the pool and these two guys going neck-to-neck for gold. after that, it was kind of
8:35 am
lochte. he seemed so disappointed and kind of dejected saying he need some time off from swimming to regroup after this. >> maybe it was the green hair? i don't know. >> the chlorine effect? >> exactly what is in the pool. >> loaded him down with that hair dye. >> not to be outdone. the coronation is complete for simone biles as well. she won the women's all-around in gymnastics yesterday which was fun to watch after the americans were so dominant as a team. i gymnastics? >> reporter: she proved, once again, she is the best gymnast in the world. and it was pretty cool to see her win that. just the emotion on her face. and her family. it was quite a moment. one of our producers in rio was actually at a bar around the corner from where we are staying while that was happening and he was telling us that the brazilians, the local folks in the neighborhood, were riveted sitting there watching that on television and cheering for her.
8:36 am
moment. >> everybody loves her. i want to know the name of that producer who was at the bar. >> reporter: it starts with chris. >> do you feel concerned about zika there, ben? >> reporter: it's funny. everybody asks me about sglzikad my response is of all the concerns in rio that is probably the smallest one. it is winter here. you can see most mornings, i've been wearing a society. it's rainy and cold y. so the mosquito population really is not that large. and the brazilians have been trying to tell everybody that all along, saying, hey, guys, like this is not as big of an issue as you're making it out to be. and i think they are probably right about that. you just don't see that many mosquitoes. now that being said, if you happen to get bitten by a mosquito that is carrying it and you get zika, that is a serious issue and nothing to take
8:37 am
ben, thank you. >> thanks, guys. our views of the night sky up next. we take you welcome back. here's a live picture from the top of the hill e restaurant in chapel hill. a nice mix of sun and clouds on this friday morning. if you're getting ready to head out the door temperatures n 79 in lillington, clayton and clinton. 78 in roanoke rapids. phi today of 92. small chance for shower or storm this afternoon.
8:38 am
8:39 am
8:40 am
8:41 am
a perseid meter i don't remember shower lit up the sky overnight last night. the international dark sky association is to protect the natural sky from man-made glare and it lead to a designation of dark sky. this summer the grand canyon became the most famous park to earn this distinction. with its red rocks colorado river, the grand canyon is stunning enough by day but seeing the park this way is only half the story. as we watch astronomers gather for a star party. high high-powered telescopes set up. it's an event historic this summer because the grand canyon was just named the newest park to be certified as dark sky.
8:42 am
it oo ttook two years to locate every single light in this park? >> yes. many of which the people didn't know it existed here. >> reporter: it is a big deal? >> it is a big deal. you're talking about one of the most well-known national parks in the world and now to have added something like this is a huge accomplishment for this park. we are very excited. >> reporter: as evening faded over the park, we began to see, firsthand, why the project was so important. >> now you're really starting to get the full effect of wha >> reporter: as the last clouds cleared, the night sky emerged. the moon, mars, jupiter, beyond that, brilliant star clusters and the unmistakable glow of our galaxy, the mickey milky way. >> two-thirds of the people are not able to see the milky way and twoired of the people have never seen the milky way. >> reporter: why is it so important to protect these guys?
8:43 am
rapidlies losing touch with and that is the sense of common humanity that we had in the era before internet and before radio and television, when we sat outside under the stars at night and we told our stories. >> reporter: living in or near a city, you will never see skies like this. it is both inspiring and humbling, and we can show you what it looks like on camera, but it's worth seeing in person. >> wow! awesome! >> you guys want to see marinea. what is it about looking up? >> reminds us how small we are. >> reporter: this resonates? >> definitely. i'm from the phoenix area, so we have extreme light pollution there. it's a big city. there is lights everywhere. you can't really see much out, even in the suburbs, and when you come out here and you can just look up and see the milky way and these incredible stars, we should turn off our lights more often.
8:44 am
sky is a long process that will take a park this big more than five years in total to complete. somebody had to go and locate every single light in the park? >> yes. >> reporter: ranger raider lane showed us why so many of the 5,000 lights in the park have to be replaced. these new lights are good. they only shine light where needed but the majority of lights cast too big a glare. this is a quintessential example of a bad light? >> terrible light right here. so first of all, you might notice the milky way is it's not above us right now. >> reporter: you don't see anything. you see a couple of stars. >> one, two, that is probably a plane. it's all gone. we are within the sky glow right now. these are lights that we are going to work on retrofitting and making more night sky friendly. >> reporter: at the star party, we learned that even the smallest amount of light can ruin your view of the night's sky. at star parties, there are no white lights allowed. it's just these red ones. that is because if you see a white light, your eyes will
8:45 am
20 minutes at least to get used to the night skies again. that means no looking at your phone and certainly no camera flashes. astronomers and tourists took in views that are timeless and, for many, fast fading. john ballentine hopes the grand canyon's dark sky sort of certification serves as an inspiration around the world. >> there is something so intimately connects us to the nature and universe by being out under a work in this mission is every kid in america or even around the world would be able to experience that. somebody that comes from a place that is light polluted, it's really life changing. >> stunning. stunning. >> beautiful. there is nothing like sitting under a clear night sky and taking it in. and beyond just the beauty of it. it's the energy that is saved. the money that is saved by using the right kind of light. it's what it does for the
8:46 am
a -- nocturnal. it's a win/win all the way around. you try to fight aeir pollution or water pollution it takes a while to clean up. with light pollution, you fix the light, it's fixed right away. >> another reason to go to the grand canyon. i was there a couple of weeks ago but i never look up. i was so busy looking at the rocks. next week a look at all that mattered this week.
8:48 am
8:49 am
? >> that does it for us. our thanks to dana jacobson. good week, right? >> i loved it. >> jeff glor, great two hours? >> thanks very much. >> so glad you two were here. when we leave you, let's take a look back and see what mattered all weekend. have a good weekend. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks, although the second
8:50 am
comments hinted at or implied a threat against hillary clinton. >> if someone else had said that, they would be in the back of a police wagon now. >> sounds like a joke gone bad. i hope he clears it up. >> clinton campaign says more and more top republicans are defecting. >> i am humbled and moved by the republicans. >> a man on trump tower. >> a global flight hold for all delta flights. morning and caused a ground stop. >> rodriguez is saying good-bye to baseball and the yankees. >> no athlete ends his career the way you want to. >> no one is really sure when or if the slide will reopen. >> the focus really is on the family. >> that is where we are told the 73-year-old lady was shot. >> mary knowlton was struck with a live round. >> you were talking about the
8:51 am
both team usa in the pool and on the mat. >> for the rest of our coverage, we will be showing this graphic from our graphics department. tho that's how we do it. >> he is the hardest competitor i've ever had to go up against. i think we have both just grown up. >> i do feel like i talk to him than i really did in the past. >> who is the bes everything? >> i am. i am. >> one of our producers in rio was actually at a bar around the corner. >> i want to know the name of that producer who was at the bar. >> it starts with chris! >> i thought, what a bad case of chick pox. it looks like it hurts. >> if you like hickeys, it looks like that there. >> try one out!
8:52 am
>> when you first heard about it, you thought i'm not quite sure what this is, but you thought it's going to be good? >> the first thing i thought this sound a little -- >> how do i look? >> he called her bunny and very in love with her but he also had a girlfriend but he clearly loved her too. >> sometim they asked me to be in the film, he has a very unusual domestic arrangement. >> channel your inner charlie. >> wow. >> now i'm really nervous! all that. >> and all that -- oh, [ bleep ] no! >> okay. >> see in this is what i went through. >> all that. >> and all that matters on "cbs this morning." >> on "cbs this morning." >> you did it without martinis!
8:53 am
?? from the mountains... to the beaches... the piedmont... to the sandhills... north carolina is possessed of spectacular natural beauty. [ sea gulls crying ] [ man vocalizing ] run! ?? ? i don't feel like i'm falling ? ? i'm up against the sky ? ? i said i'd taken it all in ? ? to make the good life ? ? and i don't feel like i'm falling ? ? i'm up against the sky ? it's ours to preserve... because we're only borrowing it from our children.
8:54 am
good morning i'm stefan chase it y upkate. this is an update to breaking news that wefield you about of a track trailer accident along i-40 in wake county short downing an off ramp. traffic is now back moving along that stretch of the highway. the incident happened around 7:00 this >> the ramp from i-40 west was shut down. >> the spill of liquid asphalt was cleaned up. the driver was taken to the hospital but had no visible injuries. two people went from victims of a home invasion to suspects in the case. george damel young and charita antoinette roberts are now both charged with trafficking cocaine. fuquay-varina police say the pair was in their home when
8:55 am
shots. >> the suspects did get away. now, to the proposed baseball stadium in fayetteville. residents had hey chance to talk about the idea last night. the city has been negotiating with the houston astros for months now about bringing in a minor league team. those in favor say welt boost the local economy. but others say they aren't sold on it being a good investment. the mayor says the only way it will work is if it doesn't involve raising taxes. >> if we raising taxes, then i believe the city council has gotten that forward momentum. if we don't think that we can find other funding sources and have to rely solely on taxes, then i would say it's a dead deal. >> i just don't want to see fayetteville throw money away. >> city leaders have not yet set date for when they'll make a time decision on the stadium. . let's get a check on the weather. leers a look with alyssa corfont. .
8:56 am
extra cloud cover out live from our top of the hill restaurant camera in chapel hill. all in all we'll see a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day. best chance for a shower or storm will hold off until the afternoon. let's get a check on your temperatures. raleigh already to 82 degrees. also 82 in rocky mount. sevener 70s in louisburg clayton and goldsboro. reporting 80 in clinton and lillington. 78 in raeford. the rest of the day will reach 88 at lunchtime i think best chances if you are going to see any wet weather will develop after lunchtime. we make it to 92 for an afternoon high. this is about 3 degrees hotter than where we should be for this time of year. also going to feel much hotter. i think the heat index will be closer-103. a big change from the 92. just that isolated storm most of us stay dry for the weekend ahead. 93 for the highs both saturday
8:57 am
92 monday and tuesday. >> few shower or storm both days. overall the best rain chances will hold off until thursday. where highs should be in the upper ours. it is 8:57. let's get a check on traffic. unfortunately, where that tanker has been moved and the ramp has been opened we had a fender bender off to the side but adding to the delays on i- 40 westbound by u.s. 1. so heads up, things still not moving too well in that area. orange indicating moderate delays. also having an accident at jones franklin road near southern cross avenue. local roads through cary a lot of people trying to avoid this crash, extremely busy. so big heads up to you if you plan on traveling through cary. take a look at the raleigh map. spotted wit crashed all over the place. just not the best morning to be out there on the roads. crash on edwards mill road at wade avenue.
8:58 am
eastward. pe
8:59 am
z23aoz zi0z
9:00 am
>> judge judy: you misjudged. >> i misjudged her speed. >> announcer: they went bumper to bumper. >> judge judy: whose fault is that? >> she was going way too fast. >> judge judy: were you cited for speeding? >> no, ma'am. >> announcer: now they're face-to-face. >> judge judy: she doesn't look like a nut to me, that she sped up just to hit you. >> i don't think she was paying attention. she had had an epidural shot, and she obviously was not in the right mind. >> announcer: "judge judy." you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. the people are real. the cases are real. the people are real. the cases are real. the rulings are final. captions paid for by cbs television distributio sarah ashbrook is suing fellow motorist maria sauls for an accident on the road. maria claims the accident is sarah's fault.


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on