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and be excited. it's tuesday, january 26th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." millions of americans continue digging out from the historic snowfall, but days after the last flakes fell, some of the nation's biggest cities are still not back on track. with with less than a week to go before the iowa caucuses, the democratic candidates make a final pitch to voters while the leading republicans take aim at each other. saved at sea. 13 passengers are pulled from a sinking yacht off the coast of florida. 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. well, the piles of snow from the southeast to new york city might be melting this morning, but
normal following this weekend's historic blizzard. >> reporter: a new york city school bus spinning its tires in the snow. the feeling of helplessness is something millions of americans have become well acquainted with after the first major winter storm of the season. >> i'm ready to get back to work. sitting around for a couple days kind of sucks. >> reporter: commuters in washington, d.c., rode the rails for the first time since friday. the metro started limited service monday and is expected to be fully back on track today. but that's not the case for students or the government. d.c. schools and federal offices will be closed for a second straight day as the nation's capital continues to dig out. city officials are facing criticism over their response to the storm. >> here in the district, we know our conditions and what our roadways look like and what it's like for our residents and making the best decision we can >> reporter: the historic storm had deadly effects. at least 42 people died as a result of the conditions.
shoveling snow. and the damage is still being tallied up. washington, d.c., and new york city lost more than $1 billion combined in economic activity. >> this is a little ridiculous. there's three feet of snow and nobody has come. >> reporter: it also kept cruise ship passengers stuck at sea. while an extra day on board a luxury liner might not sound like a bad idea, passengers were told a different tale. >> it was horrible. the waves came up in our porthole we could see, rocked and rolled like a roller coaster the entire time. >> reporter: it was a happier homecoming for a group of kentucky high school students who were stranded on their bus on the pennsylvania turnpike for 19 hours. air travel is starting to get back to normal after more than 13,000 cancellations over the weekend. today that number is a little more than 650. but some air travelers here in new york ran into a different
ground traffic at laguardia airport came to a halt. all the people returning and trying to leave following the big storm found themselves caught in gridlock on roads inside the airport and out. some were forced to leave their cars and walk. others reported a two-hour wait just to get out of the airport. new jersey governor chris christie is wading into some controversy for his response to the record-setting blizzard. caused by the storm. in some cases, it was worse than from superstorm sandy. while campaigning in new hampshire, christie was asked why he was campaigning when several counties in jersey were dealing with floodwaters. >> there's been one county that's flooded in the state. one county. that was cape may county. the one county that flooded. so i don't know where from all over the state, since we have 21 counties, where that's happened. second, i don't know what you expect me to do. you want me to go down there
flooding is done. there's now less than one week before the iowa caucuses. the polls indicate democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders running neck and neck. last night they made their case to iowa voters, highlighting their differences, and answering questions during a town hall meeting. brian webb has our report. >> reporter: at a democratic presidential town hall in iowa last night, bernie sanders and hillary clinton did their best to set themselves apart. >> hillary clinton voted for the war in iraq. i led the effort against wall street deregulation. see where hillary clinton was on this issue. >> there are very different visions, different values, different forces at work, and you have to have somebody who is a proven, proven fighter. >> reporter: the latest cbs news battleground tracker poll shows sanders leading clinton 47%-46% among likely democratic caucusgoers.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. i'll tell you, a lot of people -- i don't know how many of you are visiting from the east coast, but a lot of people who were got stranded here over the weekend. there's too much snow to fly home. there's more than two feet of snow in washington, d.c., and new york. parts of virginia got 3 1/2 feet. thank god we have instagram or this would all be pointless, you know? on the "cbs moneywatch," stock markets in asia tumble, and breakfast comes up big for mcdonald's. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning. more steep losses this morning in overseas markets. the shanghai composite dropped 6% to a 14-month low. tokyo's nikkei lost more than 2%. stocks here on wall street fell as the price of oil slumped again.
the s&p finished 29 points lower. the nasdaq gave up 72 points. iran says it's in talks with airbus to buy dozens of new commercial aircraft. "the financial times" reports iran plans to buy more than 100 airbus jets. it would be one of the first big economic moves by the country now that trade sanctions have been lifted as part of a deal to curb its nuclear program. the sanctions left iran with an ageing and unsafe commercial fleet. all-day breakfast turned out to be the most important meal of the day for mcdonald's. the hamburger giant reported a 5.7% jump in u.s. sales last quarter. that's its best results in four years. ceo steve easterbrook says all-day breakfast, it was introduced in october and was the reason. hi isaunc hotel chain aimed att tnger guests
a tough, tough day for tom brady. seen here trying to -- i know, i know, i know. you feel bad for him. seen here trying to cheer up by feeling how fabulous his bone structure is. oh, my god, i'm still handsome to blind people. >> he's got great cheekbones for sure. a factory in ohio is gearing up for a gridiron tradition. all the footballs you'll see on super bowl sunday will come from this factory. it's the wilson factory. for the last 50 years, it's been making balls used in the big game. they cut out, they sew, lace up and inflate the balls by hand. about 120 footballs are being made for the broncos and the panthers. and despite being the home team in super bowl 50, the denver broncos will wear their
why. denver's worn their orange jerseys to four super bowls, and in each one of them, the broncos have been blown out. they're not undefeated in their white jerseys either, but they were wearing them in their victory in super bowl xxxiii, so every little bit helps, right? for the last few weeks, levi's stadium in california has been undergoing a makeover as it gets ready to host the super bowl. len ramirez of our san francisco station kpix has a preview of the changes. >> reporter: levi's stadium always looms large, but now it's literally super-sized. >> get tickets, will come. >> reporter: and already drawing a crowd 12 days before the game. >> it's part of santa clara has been completely made over, you know. i'm, like, what's going on? where's the party? >> reporter: outside the stadium huge entertainment pavilions are taking place in the parking lot. and the tent city for worldwide media coverage is already up and running.
>> oh, awesome. lucky. we are very lucky to have the super bowl here. >> reporter: workers are turning 49ers scarlet into super bowl gold. new luxury suites are being built in the side end zone areas, and the field is being prepped up to take on both the players and the halftime performers. >> you know, they took tv into consideration with they built the stadium. >> reporter: cbs sports is all set to unveil new technology for super bowl 50. 36 extra cameras, super slow mo and 360-degree views are all part of the game plan. >> we bring everything out. we have all the toys. we have no excuses. you know, we've got to be able to show you every single angle. >> you can see all the action as the panthers take on the broncos in super bowl 50 right here on cbs sunday, february 7th. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a look at some of the most memorable super bowl commercials in history. plus, we speak with adam