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. it's tuesday, february 23rd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." donald trump looks to add to his lead in the race for president with a win in the nevada caucuses while ted cruz fends off new claims he's running a dirty campaign. the youngest victim of saturday's mass shooting in kalamazoo battles for her life while questions are raised how much uber knew about the driver accused in the killing spree. and the cost of free is going up.
the bar for customers to score complimentary services. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. while republicans caucus today in nevada, donald trump hopes to build on his recent victory in the south carolina primary. a recent pole ipd l indicates trump is leading. this morning marco rubio and trump are piling on ted cruz. don champion is here in new york with more on that. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. in recent days donald trump has taken some of his hashest jabs yet at ted cruz. last night bolstered by a big win in south carolina over the weekend, trump seemed confident nevada would swing his way but his two biggest challengers are
after winning primaries in south carolina and new hampshire, donald trump is eyeing a big win in nevada tonight. >> you've got to vote tomorrow, you've got to vote, vote, vote. >> reporter: on the eve of the state's gop caucuses, the front-runner did not hold back slamming a protestor. >> i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. >> reporter: and bashing rival ted cruz for what he called dishonest campaign ads. >> this guy is sick. there's something wrong with this guy. >> god bless the great state of nevada. >> reporter: after finishing in third place behind marco rubio in south carolina, cruz is going into today's contest without his communications director. rick tyler was asked to resign monday for sharing a false news story on social media that suggested rubio dismissed the bible. >> i had made clear in this campaign that we will conduct this campaign with the very highest standards of integrity. that has been how we've conducted it from day one.
flight to vegas, rubio called tyler the fall guy for cruz's deceptive campaign. >> you feel bad for a guy. he's basically a guy who was executesing a culture that's expected in that campaign. >> reporter: both are vying to be the main alternative to trump with super tuesday just a week r: and political analysts say trump's ground game in nevada is very different from cruz and rubio's. he openedt year compared to rubio's campaign which has been calling voters and going door to door. >> don champion in new york. thank you, don. the next democratic primary this saturday in south carolina. bernie sanders campaigned with actor danny glover. sanders scoffed at the notion that his ideas to solve the ms are overly ambitious. >> virtually every idea that we
the right idea, it's what our country the american people want. >> meanwhile, hillary clinton has a tote al of 51s. sanders has 51. if you include endorsements by super delegates, party officials who can vote for anyone, clinton has 502 and sanders has 70.m today is super tuesday when 13 states hold either primaries or caucuses. the greatest number of delegates are on the line in a single day not enough to hand any candidate, republican or democrat, the nomination. but doing well on super tuesday can go a long way towards securing the nomination.s this morning, we will discuss the upcoming primaries and caucuses with face
contributor frank luntz. the supreme court returned to work for the first time since the death of justice antonin the chair was draped in black cloth. meanwhile, the fight over replacing scalia heated up with the surfacing of video when george h.w.dent and joe biden argued against a presidential appointment during a campaign. >> once the political season is action on a supreme court nomination must be put off until after the election campaign is over. >> that's the same thing republicans are doing right now. biden says his 1992 comments are being eted. investigators in kalamazoo, michigan, said the uber driver accused of killing six peopley were chosen at random. this morning as questions are raised over whether uber should
wheel, the youngest victim is hope that she will survive. >> my daughter is not dead. she is alive and she is fighting for her life. >> abigail was shot in thesaturday's rampage. her injuries were so severe her heart stopped beating and her parents took steps towards but then the strong willed 14-year-old showed signs of life. >> she's actually squeezing hands more and she's actually n the other side, too, which is both arms, which is great, and she's wiggling her toes. >> she was with a family friend she considered a grandmother at rel restaurant when the gunfire erupted. 68-year-old barbara hawthorne was one of the six people killed. >> richard smith, tyler>> kalamazoo's mayor read the names at a vigil last night. they range in age from 17 to 74 and included a father and son.
being made against you? >> yes. >> reporter: on monday morning a judge read a list of 16 charges against jason dalton including six counts of murder. and prosecutors say dalton admitted to the shootings. the violence began just after 6:00 p.m. saturday when dalton tianna caruthers at a playground. >> i couldn't help her. i knew i would be shot too. it i couldn't. >> reporter: less than two hours earlier he had given a ride to matt melon. >> we were driving through medians, speeding along. to a stop i jumped out of the car and ran away. >> reporter: melon called police after his ride. uber said it received a complaint about dalton's driving on but the ride hailing service is defending its screening process for drivers
approval process last month andround check would have anticipated the situation. >> they say dalton picked up passengers after the shooting spree is cooperating. microsoft founder bill gates is weighing in on apple's apple is appealing a court order to help the fbi hack into a locked iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. 14 people diedgates told "the financial times" apple should cooperate. >> it's a good debate to be having. you know, i'm hopeful thatafeguards and it varies from country to country will be enough that people will feel like this can work. >> a just-released poll found agree with gates. 38% do not think apple should unlock the phone and 11% aren't sure. this morning the national
south is at risk forstorms, including hail, damaging winds, and possible tornadoes. more than 7 million people in louisiana, mississippi, alabama, florida, and georgia are most atthreats last until this evening. it began raining in charlotte just last night. the death toll from that powerful cyclone that hitc island nation of fiji has risen to at least 29. rescuers report that buildings were flattened by winds thatiles per hour. some remote islands have yet to be contacted. a connecticut judge is considering whether to dismiss a suit brought by families of the sandy hook elementary schoolst the maker of the rifle used in the attack. the families contend the rifle, an ar-15, is too dangerous to sell to the maker, bush masters firearms says that they are
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a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the cbs "moneywatch," changes in starbucks reward program, and weight watchers throws its weight behind a study. jill wagner is at thestock exchange and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. a jump in oil prices sent stocks on wall street higher. the dow gained 228, the s&p the nasdaq finished 66 points higher. last week weight watchers stocks jumped 66%.
university found that adults with pre-diabetes who followed weight watchers lost significant more weight than othersher program. it turns out the study was made by weight watchers. last year americans drove a record 3.1 trillion miles. equivalent of about 337 round trips from earth to pluto. the previous record was 3 to the federal highway administration. that was before the great recession led to a decline in the road trips. it's going to cost amazon free shipping. they'll have to spend $49, not $35. members of amazon's $99 a year rogram will still get free two day shipping on all orders. starbucks is changing the terms of its rewards program. currently starbucks customers
no bill is. earn 12 stars and get a reward. beginning in april the loyalty will reward stars based on dollars spent and you'll have to earn $125 to get that free ss you spend, the harder it's going to be to cash in. anne-marie. >> those reward programs always confuse me. i always forget to bring whatever card i'm supposed to it sounds like you made it more complicated. confuse a few more people. >> that is my issue also. >> jill wagner at the new york thanks, jill. still ahead, she's got all the right moves. we talked with a white house visitor about her energetic ing
the country.olden state warriors are the fastest team to 50 wins in nba history. the defending champions beat atlanta 102-92 improving their 50-5. they're now on a better pace than the 1996 chicago bulls who won the league record 72 games. it's the for the once wanted university of tennessee basketball team. for the first time since 1985 the lady vols are out of the top. they had more than 100 ranked number ones. virginia mclauryn could be forgiven for dance at 106. chip read has her story. >> how are you? >> fine. >> it's nice to see you. >> do you want to say hi to
>> slow down now. don't go too quick. >> she's 106. >> no, you are not. >> reporter: oh, yes, she is 106, and in this video released by the white house, mclaurin was so excited to meet the president and the first lady, she started dancing. >> what's the secret? at 106. >> reporter: she still volunteers 40 hours a week at a nearby school as a foster grand parent. when you first saw him you i shouted. >> for joy? >> for joy. i felt good all in my soul. it was the greatest time of my life. >> reporter: and what a life it's been watching as the world changeder. did you ever think there would be a black president? >> i did not. >> reporter: you did not? >> i did not think it would ever be a black r: what was the best part of meeting the president
>> that i felt like i made it.e white house and i fell that i could die happy. >> reporter: and with this dance she made millions of others happy, too. chip reid, cbs news, washington. so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. your day back. what you do with it is up to you. tylenol . background) with heart failure, danger is always on the rise. symptoms worsen because your heart isn't pumping well. (water filling room)cent of people die (dog whimpering) within 5 years of getting diagnosed. but there's something
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to the stage tonight after the death of her husband. her first show back at caesar's las vegas will begin with a tribute to her late husband which will be streamed live.er a long battle with cancer at the age of 73. it's more than just double vision for one utah family.ing birth to a set of twins for the second time. lisa niko of our salt lake city station kf uat has their story. would ever create the family we've created. >> 36-year-old kerry bunker and kelly wall are best friends. >> we teach at the same school.t friends. she and her husband actually met at our wedding. >> they're also identical twins. >> we traded classes in junior high for two years in a row, myd i did. we got away with it for the most part. >> reporter: when they say they
>> we had our first set of he first set of twins. >> reporter: with help of in vitro fertilization she gave birth to her first set of twins in 2010. kelly welcomed her twins into the world. >> growing up we've been super close. the more we can do together, the more exciting it's last june kelly found out she was pregnant with her second set of twins through ivf. six days later they said they got this hair brand idea what if i was pregnant. so kerry found her own pregnancy test and she took it. >> i don't even know what madeld be. nothing. there was nothing. it was just why not. why not try it. and i found out i was pregnant the day she found out she was >> reporter: doctors said the odds of kerry getting pregnant were so low she was practically baron. >> it was so low. you are basically on donor egg >> reporter: little did they
but with twins. >> we are stunned. we're going to have five kids four and under, can we handle kerry and kelly said all nine kids will grow up together and close. >> we'll talk to each other 50 times a day. their moms. >> luckily our husbands can handle it. coming up on your local news on cbs this morning, more on thend the fbi. we'll speak with ted olson, former solicitor general of the united states. that's cbs this morning.marie green.