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>> quijano: south florida braces for severe weather. a possible tropical storm sets its sights on the weaker zones where standing water is a breeding ground for virus spreading mosquitoes. also tonight harrowing stories from the jet that had an engine belowout. suspicion of being drunk right before their flight. an nfl quarterback under fire for taking a stand on the treatment of minorities, and refusing to stand for the national anthem. >> i'm charles osgood and this is sunday morning. >> add get ready to say good- bye, charlie, charles osgood is signing off. >> so long, it's been good to know you.
>> quijano: good evening, i'm elaine quijano. south florida is bracing for possible floods. a system that could become a tropical storm is churning off the coast threatening the region with several days of heavy rain. it comes as the miami area is struggling to contain the zika virus spread by local mosquitoes which can breed in just a bottle cap of water. omar villafranca is in miami beach with more on the double threat. omar? to miami beach on sunday to soak in the sun before the storms roll in. the ocean winds are expected to bring in several days of rain including heavy downpours. right now the main concern at the shore is the strong rip current. on land health officials want to make sure pooling water from possible floods doesn't turn into a widespread breeding ground for mosquitoes carrying the zika virus. property owners face a $1,000 fine for not getting rid of pools of standing water.
local mosquitoes. 38 of those cases are right here in miami dade county. elaine? >> quijano: omar villafranca, omar, thank you. chief meteorologist craig setzer is tracking the storms in miami. craig? >> reporter: elaine, a busy afternoon in the tropics. we've had two depressions form as of 5:00 hour this evening. the first depression, the disturbance we have been tracking for well over a week is the one bringing the heavy rains this afternoon hurricane hunters went investigating, they found the circulation has tightened up. you can see the bands and swirls on the map. it's moving to the west and forecast to continue to intensify. in fact, national hurricane center now says it will likely become a tropical storm during the day tomorrow, then spend some time over the central gulf and head to the northeast threatening the northeast gulf coast as a strong tropical storm, maybe even a weak hurricane. if that is not enough, we also have tropical depression number
it is also forecast to move to the west in the coming days, approach the north carolina coast as a tropical storm before heading back out to sea. definitely very busy in the tropics. elaine? >> quijano: craig setzer in miami, craig, thank you. >> a tragic accident in louisiana sunday. at least two people are dead and dozens more injured after a charter bus loaded with volunteers on their way to help flood victims in baton rouge crashed into a fire truck. killed when they were thrown off of interstate 10 into water below. the cause of the wreck is under investigation. >> it was a harrowing sight this weekend for 104 passengers an crew aboard a southwest jet heading to orlando. in mid flight one of its engines blew out. correspondent kris van cleave is following the investigation.
>> this is an emergency aircraft, we would like to request an emergency vehicle. >> reporter: passengers say it started with a loud boom and the smell of smoke. when they looked out their windows they saw, this the leading edge of the metal casing around the number one engine was ripped away, exposing the fan blades of this 16 year old southwest airline boeing 737. >> it was shaking, at first afterwards it just blew. you could hear it below. >> and there was rattling after it. >> barry arp and faith green were among the 99 page orleans saturday morning. >> a person across from us was crying, saying is he going to die everybody is trying to calm everybody down. >> oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. pictures show pieces of the damage engine blew off and struck the plane wing, the fuselage and forcing an emergency landing in pensacola, florida. >> this is a tried and true engine on a tried and true airplane and it is a bad failure. >> steve wallace is head of the
>> this is really unusual. >> a modern airline pilot starting today could easily fly a 35 year career and never experience a single engine failure. >> southwest, rescue vehicles will follow you. >> thank you. >> reporter: the flight landed safely. tammy richards and her family were sitting along the wing. >> the pilot was amazing. southwest has amazing pilots but safely on one engine, so far no reports of damage on the ground. elaine, investigators have been on scene this morning and have begun inspecting the aircraft. southwest says it is not planning fleet checks. >> quijano: chris, thank you. two pilots for united airlines were arrested in scotland saturday moments before their flight to newark, new jersey. they are accused of fueling up on alcohol.
>> reporter: elaine, the two pilots were arrested while the plane was boarding. police and airline officials confirm both pilots were suspected of being under the influence of alcohol. the united airlines flight they were due to fly had 141 passengers and was scheduled to take off at 9:00 in the morning from glasgow airport bound for new jersey. the two men were taken into custody. they are expected to be arraigned in scotland tomorrow. the pilots have not been identified but we're told they are 45 and 35 year at this point it's still unclear who tipped off police. the flight was delayed for ten hours while united looked for replacement pilots. elaine, saturday's arrests come barely a month after two canadian pilots of an air transit plane were arrested at glasgow airport and charged with trying to fly while intoxicated. >> jonathan, thank you. >> with the election nearly ten weeks away, republican
immigration plan as he reaches out to minority voters. recent national polls show hillary clinton about six points ahead. here's errol barnett. >> facing questions over a changing policy, donald trump aimed to clarify the signature issue of his campaign in iowa. >> on day one i am going to begin swiftly removing criminal, illegal immigrants from this country. >> reporter: what's unclear is if undocumented immigranho have not committed crimes will also be deported. trump campaign manager kellyanne conway. >> he is not talking about a deportation force but is he talking about being fair and humane, but also being fair to the american workers who are competing for jobs. being fair to all of us who want secure borders. >> reporter: it's part of a new effort to attract minority voters while maintaining his core base of supporters. governor mike pence, trump's running mate, says there has been no change. >> it's going to be fair. it's going to be tough.
citizenship unless people leave the country. >> reporter: trump is also facing criticism for his response to the murder of basketball player dwyane wade's cousin. in a tweet he said just what i have been saying. african-americans will vote trump. hours later he sent condolences. >> i think you have to look at both tweets. i think it's important that donald trump is taking his message to communities of color. >> reporter: democrats have also been on the defensive today as republicans question how much influence donors to the clinton fo secretary of state. trump says the news that her full schedule of meetings from that time won't be released until after the election proves the system is rigged. elaine? >> quijano: errol barnett, errol, thank you. errol mentioned the murder of nba star dwyane wade's cousin. on sunday chicago police announced two brothers are under arrest for that shooting. darren and darwin sorrells both have criminal records. police say 32 year old nykea aldridge was not the intended
she was shot accidentally while pushing her baby in a stroller. she was the mother of four. her children were not hurt. wade called the shooting another senseless act of gun violence. police in durant, mississippi, say a man accused of murdering two catholic nuns has confessed to the killing, rodney earl sanders was arrested late friday, the day after the nuns were found in their home, apparently stabbed to death. police have not revealed a motive but they do not think it was a robbery. ma mississippi. >> at sunday mass, pope francis prayed for the nearly 300 people killed by an earthquake. it rattled central italy last wednesday, flattening several mountain towns. the pope plans to visit the area soon. also on sunday, italy's state- run museums donated all of their proceeds towards rebuilding and relief efforts. >> san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick is
he refused to stand for the national anthem saying he was taking a stand for african- americans. mireya villarreal has this story. >> reporter: call colin kaepernick is willingly warming the bench, sitting during the national anthem to protest, he says a country that oppresses black people and people of color. his actions have lit a fire under some football fans including steve carvalo. if you don't like our country, then get the hell out. >> reporter: colin kaepernick's social media pages are filled with posts supporting the black lives matter movement. in a statement to nfl media kaepernick says this is bigger than football. there are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder. kaepernick joins a roster of other athletes who have recently spoken out against racism, including nba stars dwyane wade.
>> reporter: and wnba players. >> we have decided it is important to take a stand and raise our voices. >> reporter: in a phone interview 49ers coach championship kelly says kaepernick's protest will have no impact on his game. >> we recognize his right to do that. so its-- it's not my right to tell him not to do something. that is his right as a citizen. >> reporter: players around the nfl, including victor cruz are weighing in. >> you got to respect the flag. and you got to stand up with your teammates. it's bigger than just you, i >> reporter: while dolphins runningback arian foster tweeted he has the right to choose not to stand, just as you have the right to disagree with his stance. >> but former quarterback matt hasselbach thinks this will make sure that kaepernick will not be the starting qb on opening day. the nfl says players are encouraged but not required to stand during the national anthem. elaine, kaepernick did the scaim thing last week at a preseason game against the denver broncos and he's not facing any disciplinary action.
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>> quijano: more than two dozen large fires are burning out of control in the west. that's in addition to nearly a hundred smaller fires. in central washington a fire that broke out this weekend is threatening homes and officials have ordered evacuations. each year wildfires seem to get worse despite the heroic efforts of firefighters. carter evans visited a lab where they are studying a new approach.
>> reporter: in these especially designed burn chamber researchers are dissecting a wildfire by measuring how fast pine needles burn. >> it doesn't require a flame to ignite. >> no, just hot air. >> reporter: how a fire can propel itself even without wind. >> reporter: so those troughs or dips are where the fire is advancing. >> right, that's right. >> reporter: mark finny say scientist at the u.s. forest service fire lab in missoula, montana. we don't even know how wildfire spread. >> reporter: the forest service spent an unprecedented 1.7 billion fighting fires that burned a record 10.1 million acres last year. but finny's research shows putting out every fire is not working. are we making it worse? >> we are making it worse. by fighting these fires we unfortunately enter what is called the fire paradox that is the harder you try to suppress
conditions fires thin out forests but by constantly putting them out, more unburned brush is left for the next fire. finny says firefighters should be intentionally setting more so called prescribed fires to burn off excess vegetation or simply let some natural fires burn. in a statement to cbs news, the forest service says it agreed that managed and prescribed fires are important tools but our capacity to complete this work is restricted by the the agency also says there are liability issues with state and local governments as more developers push to build homes closer to fire-prone areas. >> reporter: fire is inevitable. if we convince ourselves that it is not, essentially we have a repeat every year of the same situation. >> reporter: for now scientists hope that by setting these controlled fires in the lab, they'll better understand how to manage them in the forest. carter evans, cbs news,
us there. >> reporter: turns out the next star over in our privileged little corner of the galaxy has a planet that looks a lot like ours. at a mere 4.2 light-years away, proximab is sitting right on our astronomical door step. huge news? just ask theoretical fis yis michio. >> astronomers hit the jackpot. this is a dream come true. imagine the holy grail of astronomy is to find the closest-- closest planet to the earth, a twin, a doppelganger in outer space and now we have it. >> what we have is a planet that is a bit more massive than earth. and a year on proximab is only about 11 days, that is because it is a lot closer to its sun. but that star is a red dwarf, a lot cooler than our sun which means surface temperatures are likely to fall somewhere between
smack dab in the middle of what scientists call the goldilocks zone astrophysicist richard nelson was on the team that discovered the new world. >> i think the planet itself may very well be covered in water. i think it might be what we call a an ocean planet or a water world. >> like ours. >> yes, perhaps even more water. >> there are other earth like planets like this out there but none so tantalizingly close. still it would take our fastest spaceship tens of thousands of years to get but the thought of life on a planet that is so nearby, significantly ups the odds life forms further away. >> we really begin to wonder, are they really out there? and if so, how come they don't visit us? how come they haven't landed on the white house lawn. it makes you wonder. >> deficits aside, the race is on to try to reach that star system, the likes of mark zuckerberg and professor stephen
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>> reporter: 22 years ago charles osgood took over one of television's most popular shows. >> i'm retiring from cbs news. this program, i'm happy to say will be. >> reporter: and he replaced one of television's most popular figures, charles, charles? >> nobody has ever been welcomed as genuinely as you are welcomed here. >> thank you, char a honor to succeed you, not replace you. >> reporter: by now it's the man with the bow tie and the penchant for the piano who seems irreplacable. >> wouldn't want to be the one without gets to introduce these terrific story tellers. >> reporter: on today's broadcast osgood directly addressed recent buzz surrounding his show. >> some you of may have heard rumors lately that i won't be hosting the sunday morning broadcast very much longer.
>> reporter: on september 25, osgood will anchor his final show behind the doors of studio 45. he leaves behind the most watched sunday morning news program and perhaps even more surprisingly, a show that's been growing since the day he took over. >> if you are wearing your bedroom slippers at this moment, you may want to get something more substantial to put on your feet. >> reporter: last year sunday morning had its largest audience in nearly three decades. more than six million weekly viewers. >> now some works in progress. >> but it's still the same charles osgood is still the same comforting, some say priestly sunday presence. since joining cbs in 1971 he served as an anchor and reporter for every program on the network. he has filled his shelves with awards including emmys and a peabody and has become a familiar face. but radio was, in fact, his first love. >> this become 2016, you don't need 2020 vision to see that the year 2020 is not far off. >> reporter: his cbs radio show
and so does osgood. >> between now and my last sunday morning, i am going to practice singing that old weaver song, so long, it's been good to know you. ? so long, it's been good to know you. ? so long. ? it's been good to know you. ? a long since i've been home. ? and i've got to be drifting along. ?. >> reporter: osgood will host two more shows before his final signoff on a special 90 minute after that, charles, well, we'll see you on the radio. tony dokoupil, cbs news, new york. >> that is the cbs weekend news for this sunday. later on cbs, 60 mings. the news continues now on our 24 hour digital network cbsn@cbs news.com. i'm elaine quijano in new york.
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