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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesdaany, juary 6th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." north korea says it detonated a powerful hydrogen bomb and claim sparks alarm and skepticism around the world. a new showdown between the republican front runners. donald trump questions whether canadian born ted cruz is eligible. >> we are live at the newest tech show including a drone we bet you've ner seen before. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> they say it was a hydrogen bomb.
>> north korea claims a fourth nuclear attack. >> united nations security council called an emergency meeting today. >> south korea suggests it was an atomic bomb. >> in the west, the first major elino storm slammedif calornia with record rain. flooding roads, stranding motorists. >> i can't move! >> every time i think about those kids, it gets me mad. >> president obama announces executive orders tightening up the sales of firearms. >> republicans push to respond. >> we are safer because we have law abiding citizens. >> deadly attack in afghanistan. a u.s. service member killed and two others wounded during an ongoing operation against the taliban. >> donald trump went after ted cruz and the fact he was born in canada. >> well,we i teted out a link to fonzie jumping the shark and i think i'm going to stick with that tweet. >> tonight'ows pllerba soars to $450 million. >> this is the winning ticket. nobody needs to come down here.
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morning." the united states has a new and powerful reason to worry about north korea. the secretive nation, this morning, claims it successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb. earthquake monitors picked upper measured at 5.1 in magnitude. but many experts are skeptical. they say the explosion was much smaller than what an h-bomb detonation would produce. >> this is north korea's fourth claim of a nuclear test and the first since 2013. in a statement, the white house says the u.s. will respond appropriately to any north korean provocation. seth doane is in beijing where the chinese government is denouncing the test. seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that test really took north korea's neighbors here in the region by surprise. those initial reports of an earthquake, it turns out, it was seismic activity, but it was man-made. on state tv today, north korea claims its first-ever test of a
miniaturized hydrogen bomb was a perfect success. north korea took aim at the u.s. and said the test was a self-defense measure. the explosion, which registered as a magnitude 5.1 quake, took place near an area where nuclear tests were carried out in 2006 and 2009 and 2013. in south korea south korea citizens watched nervously. the military cast doubt on whether the explosion was big enough to be a hydrogen bomb. north korea is infamous for its saber rattling but a hydrogen bomb would be a major advance in technology. it's nor powerful and more difficult to make than an atomic bomb. north korean tv showed what is a personal note from the lead kim jong-un signing off on the hydrogen bomb test on december 15th. when we were in north korea in
october, it appears relations with china were warming, its biggest ally. china sent a military official to the military parade we attended but, today, china joined neighbors in the region and strongly condemned the nuclear test. can we expect to see anything other than word? will there be some action on china's part? china has been making active efforts towards the goal of peninsula denuclearization in words and in actions. foreign affairs spokesman said it requires effort from all parties. u.s. government says it is trying to determine whether, indeed, this was a hydrogen bomb. the test prompted an emergency meeting of the united nations security council which is set for later today. charlie. >> thanks, seth doane in beijing. cbs news senior national security annist juan zarate is
now a member of the council on foreign relations task forces on north korea. juan, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> reporter: let me begin with this. how long will it take for the united states to determine if this was an h-bomb, a hydrogen bomb and if they have confirmation, what will it thank chang? >> charlie, this could be a game-changer if it finds out it is a hydrogen bomb. this will take weeks to determine what happened. we don't know for sure, yet. if it was a hydrogen bomb it would leap forward for north korea and much more powerful weapon and if they are on the verge of militarization that means they are close to put that on a warhead and potentially deploy it well beyond the korean peninsula. >> what is the key question in terms of ability to launch. what strike capabilities do we have? >> north korea has been testing
recently some launch ballistic missiles and they have been trying to develop other ballistic capabilities. analysts don't think they have reached the stage of being a successful missile program but they are advancing and not just there, but advancing with a nuclear program. whether or not it was a hydrogen bomb, this is an advancement in their nuclear program. >> juan, why would they do it and what can you tell us about the leads kim jong-un? >> well, gayle, we don't know much about the leader. he is erratic and inexperienced. the most contact we have had with him is through dennis rodman, and so this is a regime and a kim dynasty about its stability and projecting strength. both internally an sternexterna. they have used nuclear program and military test to deterring what they want at the negotiating table. for now, we are not in negotiations and this is a
wicked, thorny problem for the administration. >> very dicey. we will be following if. thank you, juan zarate. the two leading republican candidates are having their sharpest clash of the campaign this morning. donald trump told an interviewer that ted cruz could face legal trouble as a gop nominee because of where he was born. cruz responded with a suggestion that the trump campaign is going downhill. major garrett is covering the republican race in manchester, new hampshire. oh, boy and good morning, major. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump has gone birther -- again. this time on ted cruz. openly questioning whether cruz's birth in canada may lead obstacles to his bid in the white house. trump said this in a tiny town in new hampshire and said nothing about this before the hundreds of supporters who shivered outside in the cold for hours before seeing the high school packed to see the
front-runner. donald trump is acting like a politician in peril. hitting ted cruz on an issue he once dismissed. >> people were worried if he wasn't born in this country, which he wasn't, he was born in canada. the problem is that if the democrats bring a lawsuit, the lawsuit could take years to resolve and how do you have a candidate where there is something, you know, over the head of the party and that individual. >> reporter: trump then pretended he wasn't trying to take cruz down a peg in iowa where the two are locked in a battle for first. >> i hope this would not be a reason for disqualification. >> reporter: before appearing with cruz in september, trump said cruz's birth was nonissue. cruz was born in canada to an american mother and making him a u.s. citizen. his family moved to the u.s. when cruz was four. cruz's response is to fonzie jumping a shark on "happy days" a tv show, representing an entertainment phrase gone
hopelessly stale. >> i'm going to stick with fonzie jumping the shark and i'm going to let the rest of y'all battle it out. >> reporter: on the battle front of tv ads, cruz tried to tap the same vein of frustration trump has inspired. >> politics of it would be very, very different if a bunch of lawyers or bankers were crossing the rio grande. >> reporter: chris christie's super pact trying to close the gap with trump in new hampshire produced this ad on the prison in guantanamo bay. >> keep every rotten dangerous terrorist who is there and never le let them go. >> reporter: accuracy is attacked by lots of republicans here not named trump and he is pushing back saying jeb bush has curby time as florida governor and unfit for the white house. and "the washington post" responding to a slew of negative ads from a super pact supporting rubio that rubio cannot, quote, slime his way to the white house. >> major, thanks. president obama says he is taking common sense steps to strengthen background checks for
gun sales. his announcement brought a rare show of emotion from the president but, this morning, his executive actions face strong political opposition from republicans and a few democrats. margaret brennan is at the white house where the president spelled out his plan to bypass congress. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, president obama mourned a wave of gun violence in america and said he is trying to tighten restrictions on gun sales. the moment became one of the most heartfelt speeches of his presidency. the president wipes away tears while remembering the 20 schoolchildren killed in newtown, connecticut, three years ago. >> first graders in newtown -- first graders. every time i think about those kids, it gets me mad! and, by the way, it happens on the streets of chicago every day.
>> reporter: flanked by the relatives of shooting victims, the president announced stricter gun rules that white house officials say he can approve without approve from congress. the executive actions require all gun dealers to be licensed and conduct background checks. would hire 200 additional atf investigators to make background checks more effective, and dedicate $500 million to mental health stream. utah republican jason chaffetz called the president's move an abuse of power. >> the president can't unilaterally make up new laws. >> the only thing the average american has heard about background checks is the absolute fallacy that what we
need is more. >> reporter: the president said after watching the national rifle association to lobby congress to kill gun legislation shortly after the newtown massacre, he had no choice. >> that's why we are here today. not to debate the last mass shooting but to do something to try to prevent the next one. >> that's not going to be enough. >> reporter: former atf director michael bucchard making background checks will not prevent the next shooting. >> we have been understaff a number of of years. i don't think it will make much of a difference. >> reporter: white house officials admit these are, at best, modest proposals for more regulation, but say it's the most the president can do without help from congress. >> margaret, thank you so much. el nino is threatening parts of the west this morning with more dangerous weather. heavy rain and high winds will take aim at california. today's storm is the second in a series of systems. six inches of rain could fall by friday. some drivers around los angeles had to ditch their flooded cars
and there is damage from a reported tornado nearby. ben tracy is next to the los angeles river. ben, good morning. >> reporter: norah, good morning. we are catching a break from the rain right now but we are expecting another round of these el nino storms. take a look at this. the l.a. river which, yesterday, rose by about ten feet and has dropped all the way back down, but just this morning, we are expecting the river to start rising again as the rain returns opinion the los angeles river was rushing with rapid. water levels rose from less than an inch deep tuesday morning to several feet by mid-day. overnight in san diego, lifeguards rescued two homeless men rising in the san diego >>ver. we were hitting logs and debris in the current and at one point swept in the current down with them and we got spun aro d around. >> reporter: as much as 3 inches of rain fell across parts of southern california on tuesday. snarling traffic on muddy roadways and sending stranded
drivers scrambling for safety. >> i saw cars going through it, so i thought, oh, i i'm fine, until i foelt my car slightly lift off and then i felt all the water and i can't move. >> reporter: reports of tornado in l.a. county blew out roofs and windows in eight commercial buildings. the strong winds downed power lines and sent debris crashing into wishledndshielded. the heavy rain in southern california is now threatening danger mudslides. ed heinlein has instructed retaining walls around his home. >> likely the house will be shoved into the street and the county will be coming out to pick it up. >> reporter: in the sierra first half mountains, snow is a concern and causing two feet to fall today and not stopping truckers to plow through. >> you have to do it to get the freight on the other side. >> reporter: there is, of course, an upside to all of this
wild weather. after four years of drought, california needs all of the rain and snow it can get. gayle? >> thank you very much, ben. the threat of flooding in tennessee is prompting officials to go door-to-door in memphis warning people to get out. flood warnings in place all along the mississippi river. the rising water is already blamed for at least 25 deaths in illinois and missouri. residents fear sewage and toxins are mixed in with the water inside of their home. the fbi is asking the public to complete the picture of what the san bernardino killers did after the deadly attack. investigators pierced together a time line from december 2nd, the day syed rizwan farook and tashfeen malik murdered 14 people and wounded 22 others. after the shooting around 11:00 a.m., an 18-minute gap in the nearly four hours until the 3:00 p.m. gun battle in which the people died. the fbi is trying to account for the missing minutes in case the
pair made an unknown stop or talked with others that the fbi wants to interview. on tuesday, tonya couch appeared before a los angeles judge and waved her extradition. her son is still in mexico fighting deportation. mireya villarreal is in los angeles where tonya couch was sent after she was deported from mexico. >> reporter: good morning. law enforcement officials here in los angeles are now working with texas authorities to coordinate tonya couch's return. the details of that transfer will not be made public for security reasons, but once she reaches a texas jail, she will face a million dollar bond. tonya couch was barely visible as she stood behind a partition in a los angeles courtroom on tuesday. after spending nearly a week in a california jail, the 48-year-old mother agreed to be extradited. texas authorities will now bring her back to tarrant county and
facing third-degree follow knee charge for allegedly helping her son escape to mexico. >> i'm hoping if everything goes smoothly later this week we will get her back here. >> reporter: in mexico city, ethan couch had a meeting of his own. reporters swarmed his high-powered mexico attorney fernando benitez as he entered the celebration city where couch is being held. >> very respectful. >> does he want to go home? >> reporter: benitez didn't say much about their visit but confirmed he spoke with couch about his return to the u.s. >> i'm not at liberty to disclose what we talked aboutship i'm so sorry. >> reporter: couch and his mother entered the country in december. at one point the teenager visited this puerto vallarta strip club. still unclear when couch will return to texas. the troubled 18-year-old was sent to ten years of juvenile probation in ft. worth for killing four people at a 2013 drunk driving car wreck.
couch allegedly violated that probation when he fled to mexico in december. >> i'll be satisfied when we have them both locked up here. maybe we can take a little bit of justice for those families and those people who were killed. >> reporter: couch's attorney in mexico is asking that he be extradited and not deported. if that happens, that extradition could take several months to get ethan back to the u.s. an arrest in a road rage killing of a college student we have been reporting on. ahead the marine facing charges and how some
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>> let's it out, charlie, let it out. welcome back. chicken! coming up this half hour a major settlement after one is accused of misleading customers with suggestions of brain training. jill schlesinger shows us how this could influence other companies. a u.s. marine is accused of a new year day murder that happened after a party during an apparent act of road rage. we will show you what led to his arrest about a thousand miles from the crime scene. that story is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. new york times reports on outrage in germany after gangs allegedly assaulted women in cologne on new year's eve. the suspects appeared to be north african, arabs. this comes amid tension over the huge influx of migrants into germany. last night hundreds protested violence against women and 90 women satisfy they were groped during the cologne celebration and one says she was rape. "the boston globe," camille
k cosby was supposed to testify today. seven women brought a assault against bill cosby saying he sexual assaulted them decades ago. he denied those allegations. a state of emergency for the city of flint, michigan, over its water crisis. dangerous levels of lead leaped into the city's drinking water after it switched from detroit's water system to the flint river to save money. the declaration opens door for federal aid and comes as the u.s. attorney office joins the epa in a investigation. 90 pounds of beef recalled from some walmart's store that may be contaminated with wood material. the packages have used by date of may 17th, may 29th, and june 6th. no one has reported getting sick. "wall street journal"
reports on record car sales in 2015. automakers sold 17.5 million cars and light trucks last year up 5%. americans spent $570 billion on new vehicles and cheap gas and a surge of younger buyers are behind the sale. a u.s. marine is under the arrest after the shooting death of a college student on new year's death. corporal eric jamal johnson was taken in custody in arizona, a thousand miles from the crime scene in denton, texas. manuel bojorquez is on the street where sara mutschlechner was gunned down. >> the flowers here at the spot with sara mutschlechner was shot in the head and crashed her call. numerous authorities were involved in the search on for her alleged killer with investigators using clues on
social media to track him down. this surveillance video obtained by ktv shows the area where sara mutschlechner was shot on new year's day. the dark car speeds away the student's sedan is seen moments before it crashes. on tuesday, officials arrested marine corporal eric jamal johnson. do you believe he is the shooter? >> he was seen in wa handgun in the vehicle right before the time the shots were fired from the vehicle. >> reporter: 20-year-old mutschlechner was a student studying television, radio and film and she was the designated driver for her friends at a new year's eve party. they pulled up at this intersection and argument broke out after had he made lewd comments to mutschlechner's car. they had attended the party
earlier that night with at least two of the people in johnson's car. >> a couple of threats were thrown. about that time they were driving through an intersection and that is when several shots were fired. >> reporter: police studied photos and videos of the party hosted on twitter and zeroed in on a user named santana sage who witnesses told them was the shooter. investigators then found photos of santana sage next to a car with a visible license plate. that vehicle was traced to johnson who police learned also owned a honda pilot, similar to the suv driven by the gunman. mutschlechner's parents say they are trying to focus on the good times with their daughter. >> we are all going to miss her. and some people don't get to have their kids 20 years. we have to be blessed with what we had with her and the time spent with her. >> reporter: corporal johnson is still being held in arizona. police here in denton say they will try to extradite him and charge him with murder. so far, they have not made any other arrests.
>> manuel, thank you. the company behind a popular brain training app will pay to fill accusation to deceive customers. lumosity suggested the games could delay dementia and alzheimer's disease without offering any scientific proof. cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger is here. according to the ftc, how far did this company go in deceiving customers? >> well, obviously, if it says we can help you prevent these very serious conditions, like alzheimer's or dementia or memory loss is a big statement. the bigger issue the government said they said that and had nothing to back it up. they also used search words. if you searched for dementia the company was able to place an ad and pop that into your browser and you would see that ad come up so naturally you would be inclined. i searched for dementia and something is promising to help
me avoid these conditions and the government did take action. i should note the final is for $50. . the government said the company was in poor condition it could only afford $2 million. >> end of company? >> not yet. the company comes out and says, hey, you know what? this is not about our product, it's about our marketing practices. they had a very specific statement that said that. now, interestingly enough, this is called the brain training industry, right? and what is very clear is that scientists have been worried about this and about the promises that had been made in this industry in 2014, 70 prominent neuropsychologists who said we are worried about these aggressive practices and what they are promising. >> do you think this will affect how other companies market their product? >> i think it has to. look. the most important thing to remember here is that the government says under federal law, only products that have been vetted by the fda are able to make these promises about
these conditions. well, just to note. today the fda has not approved any brain training program so this is critical baugh this industry is huge and estimated sales of about a billion dollars so there will be a lot of careful scrutiny here. the ftc has gone on the rampage with other companies and other appears. they got this industry in the cross-hairs so the companies have to be careful now. >> so keep doing sabuko? >> talk to your friends. >> hello, charlie. talk to friends. tonight's powerball joackpo has grown to nearly $500,000 and that is a lot of money! >> people are buying ticket coast-to-coast. we are at a store here in brooklyn with a history of selling winning tickets. coming up on "cbs this morning." if you're walking out the door or going to the gym, wherever you're going, watch us
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♪ good morning. it is wednesday, january 6th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including the future of cancer prevention and treatment. dr. david agus and a panel of experts will share how your body can help you fight the disease. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. that test reallyoo tk north korea's neighbors by surprise. whether this was a hydrogen bomb. if it was a hydrogen bomb, that will demonstrate a technological leap forward for south korea south korea and a much more powerful weapon. >> donald trump was gone birther again. >> president obama mourned a wave of gun violence in america and said he is trying to tighten
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its first hide hydrogen bomb. governments around the world are acting with alarm and concept m skepticism. it was centered at a site where nuclear tests were carried out. north korea's announcement on state-run television took aim at the united states. it said that tests were a self-defense measure. >> people across the border in south korea watched very nervously. the south korea's military said it doubts that explosion was big enough to be a hydrogen bomb. united nations security council plans an emergency meeting later today. president obama surrounded himself with relatives of shooting victims as he announced new federal rules for gun sales. executive actions all gun dealers to be licensed and conduct background checks. the government will hire additional 200 investigates to make those background checks effective. the president has seen a
string of mass shootings during his term. he spoke about hem during his remarks on tuesday. his responses have evolved from grief and empathy to frustration and anger. the president shared a new level of that emotion tuesday, talking about balancing the right to bear arms with other rights. >> our unalienable rights to happy and those rights were stripped from college kids in blacksburg and indonesia and high schoolers in columbine and from first graders in newtown. every time i think about those kids, it gets me mad. and, by the way, it happens on the streets of chicago every day. >> the president also said if
you pass a background check, you can buy a gun. and he said his plan was not a plot to take anybody's weapons away but republicans campaigning for the president called the move an abuse of power. >> because, you know, you can't get your way in congress, you can't take your -- you can't by an executive order do things that the constitution doesn't allow youo tdo. >> using a executive order what he is basically doing is issuing things and ignoring the legality. >> president obama came out with yet another setf o laws, executive actions on our second amendment right to keep and bear arms. >> i just think this is a -- agenda on his part that makes no sense. >> he wants to sign executive orders. no good. it's no good. it's no good! it's no fair. and they are not going to screw around with the second amendment. okay? it's not going to happen. >> comments from people campaigning for the presidency. our cbs news "the new york times" poll found 87% of
republicans favor background checks on all gun buyer is. that number is similar to the views of all americans. for the first time, donald trump openly suggested ted cruz's berth in canada might raise legal obstacles to his white house bid. >> people are worried if he weren't born in this country, which he wasn't, he was born in canada. the problem is that if the democrats bring a lawsuit, the lawsuit could take years to resolve and how do you have a candidate where there is something, you know, over the head of the party and that individual? >> cruz was born in canada to an american mother. his family moved to the united states when he was 4. the constitution says no person, except a natural born citizen shall be eligible through the office of president. it does not define what natural born means. >> but a 2011 report from the congressional research service clarified that natural born includes people born abroad to u.s. citizen parents. the state department agrees. it says, quote, a child born
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♪ a youth soccer league is going up against the nfl in a california courtroom. the soccer league claims the city of santa clara is illegally allowing the nfl to use fields next to levi stadium which is hosting super bowl 50 next month. michelle miller is one of our super bowl 50 correspondents and looks like the park will be ruined for 1,600 kids who play there. >> reporter: on tuesday, a judge denied the soccer league's
request for a temporary restraining order. so at least for now, the national football league is moving forward with their plans for the field ahead of the big game. hundreds of kids play soccer on this pristine turf every week. but on monday, crews began transforming the field into the nfl media camp for the biggest event in american sports -- the super bowl. the nfl and the city of santa clara say the league was granted permission to use the fields in 2013 as part of an agreement made during the super bowl bidding process. the city owns the field but the soccer league that uses them claims it only learned about the nfl's full plans two weeks ago. the soccer field will be closed until march and the league is now scrambling to find replacement fields. >> to kind of just bulldoze over the kids to hand over the park to the nfl and not be accountable to making sure that the kids have a place to play,
that's outrageous. >> reporter: gabe foo is a board member for santa clara youth soccer. he is concerned the nfl will damage the field. >> we have yet to see anything on paper from the nfl or the city to prove they are going to return it in the same condition. >> reporter: sophia mendoza hopes to play soccer in college. she says closing the complex could hurt her chances of being recruited. >> it's way easier to play and show off and showcase yourself on a good field than it is on a high school field or just a park with some grass. without those fields, we don't get the same exposure. >> reporter: the nfl says it will minimize any impact on the field and is installing plastic flooring to protect the grass. a spokesman also said, quote, the nfl and 49ers have already committed to replace at no cost to the city of santa clara the two natural grass fields. >> these professional athletes,
you know, coming for the super bowl, they have their careers built, they have their whole lives already set. we are just getting started. we are young athletes trying to build our careers. >> reporter: the nfl and the soccer league will face off in court on january 11th. the soccer league is asking for a commitment from santa clara to ensure the soccer teams will have a place to play. >> wow. interesting. >> the irony is that we are the ones that will be in that facility. it's all for the media. so yeah. >> there is a little bit of irony there, michelle. thank you very much. >> yeah. >> yeah. >> new developments in how you can increase your odds of beating cancer. our dr. david agus is in the toyota green room with leading cancer specialists ahead.
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international consumer electronics show. largest. its kind features tvs and cars and wearable devices and drones. >> this year, it is expected to draw at least 150,000 people spread across more than two million square feet of exhibition space. ryan cooley of cnet is at the center of the convention in las vegas. we hear this morning the story this year is drones. >> drones are big. you can probably hear and soon you'll see one over my shoulder. i feel like i'm standing on a tarmac here. the bell of the ball here, the gdi inspired one pro black addition. these have gotten amazing with their cameras and they are moving into areas like search and rescue, terrain mapping, even watching traffic in metropolitan areas in the future. the visual properties are amazing and we have doubled the
number of companies that are showing them here this year. it's really an explosive year for these aerial vehicles. >> we have heard about a company that been unveiled with a new look. what is so different about it? >> this one over my shoulder is one more like a helicopter. qu quadcopter. the disk xhosa fixed wing flying airplane stril drone. it can do 50 miles per hour, gayle. you want to be careful with that one. it will also go up to two kilometers in range and run on a battery. >> i hear that headsets are expected to increase by 500% and gopro is getting into it? >> we all know that virtual reality most of us have seen them and tried them. that is not so much new as the cameras that will acquire or shoot the video that you then watch later. here is a new gopro camera that will be coming out soon. a gunbunch in a frame that sync
them together and software that stitches them into one seamless 360 bold that you kind of get in wearing the goggles. this is what is coming next. vr cameras for the consumer. >> how about televisions per se? >> televisions all about about hdr. we talk about 4k tv especially the last holiday season and that is more pixels in the picture. more important and i want people to understand this is something call high dynamic range, hdr. a television can show really dark areas and really bright and more of the colors your eye can see all at once. it's a large harder to measure but it's very big right now. >> something that can show your pimples up nice and personal. nice. we have been talking about a refrigerator and something about a washer and dryer. >> lg showed a refrigerator you can walk up to and wave your foot in front of it. kind of like the tailgate on
some modern cars. and it will automatically pop the door open in case your arms are just too full of groceries and/or kids. then a glass door on it that is smoked for darkness. tap on it with your knuckles and it goes light. you can peek in without having to open the door and see what is in there. >> it's so hard to open the door. so hard to open that refrigerator door! i know! >> yeah. old first world problems, right. samsung has a refrigerator with built-in cameras now that take shots of what is in there. so when you're at the store and aren't sure if you're out of something, log into the fridge and take a peek on your phone. >> what about the washing machine? >> oh, this is one from marathon. a start-up in silicon valley. a great story. a washer and dryer in one machine. not stacked. it's one machine! but unlike some models they sell in europe that are like that, this one has a full vented instructions and means it's a real dryer and really work. this is a fast and new idea saying, look. it's not about it being smaller but easier.
put all of your clothes in once. there is no second trip to have to change them into the dryer! what is fascinating is it can tell if you left your phone in your clothes and send you a message that you need to come and get it! >> how? >> it better not be because my phone is already in the washer, right, so it better not be a text message. >> before the water starts? >> let's hope it starts before the water flows. how about driverless cars? >> seeing a lot of those here tonight and next is the detroit auto show. the thing here we are even seeing a car that was a drone and prototype car that takes selfies of you driving it. >> brian cooley, thanks so much and have a fun time in vegas. "homeland" star damian lewis is coming back in the wall street drama.
♪ and we going to let it burn ♪ >> clearly, this driver in russia wasn't thinking. she is trying to pump the gas but it's so cold, the gas pump is frozen. what does she do? uses a cigarette lighter to defrost the pump handle! a really bad idea! >> and then she tried to blow it on! >> the gas vapors ignite and when she tries to pull the gas pump out, it explodes. we know the person taking this video says i'm out of here and wiles just drives away. >> she didn't try to douse it with vodka to put it out. >> combating fuel for the flame. welcome back to "cbs this morning." do not try that at home! coming up in this half hour, nearly 14 million americans are cancer survivors. and there are exciting new ways to fight this disease. dr. david agus and two of his
fellow cancer specialists dr. jude gasher on the right and dash anna parker are in our green hoomroroom. >> actor damian lewis on his new role as a hedge fund manager in the drama "billions." the "homeland" star is in our toyota green room and very exciting. that is ahead as well. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. u.s. news and world report shows two new dog breeds recognized by the american kennel club. this is reserved and graceful and noble sloghi and a medium-sized dog. the american hairless terrier is alert and curious and energetic and small. both breeds will be eligible to compete in the westminster kennel club show next year. >> i love dogs. "usa today" reports
"american idol" kicks off 15th and final season tonight. the show launched the career of kelly clarkson who won the first eye idol." and others who had big, big careers carrie underwood and jennifer hudson who, believe it or not came in seventh and william hung who provided shall we say -- there is jennifer hudson. there he is. one of the more memorable moments on "the idol" show. two experts compared online ratings of 800 books and founds books are rated higher 74% of the time and movies higher 4% of the time. only about 1% are ranked much better than books. we continue this morning with our look at the brave new world of health. that includes promising new ways to prevent and treat cancer. our dr. david agus, his new book is called "the lucky years."
he writes one day cancer will be a manageable condition much in the way people can live with arges and type 1 diabetes. >> he is here along with dr. judy gasher and also anna barker, former deputy director at the national director of the cancer institute. pleased to have you all here. 44 years ago, president nixon declared a war on cancer. where are we in that war? >> you know, i don't think we have won at all and i think we are actually just at the beginning of the war. for the first time ever, i can walk into a patient's room and have optimism. not optimism i can cure them but optimism i can make them live longer and better with than horrible disease. >> what has changed? >> we have two kinds of therapy. precision medicine and
immunotherapy that is offering a staggering hope in this disease and both of them is actually in practice. >> i know you agree on that. how did immunotherapy works? it's helped president jimmy carter. >> it has looked in way of treating cancer. in years past what we have done is target the cancer and cut it out and treat with a tox cal chem. now immunotherapy is looking us to change the immune system and entirely different way of treating cancer. it's 40 years in the making but we are there and we are seeing a lot of responses. durable responses in patients we have never seen before. >> how does it work? >> it's pretty exciting. >> how does it work? >> it can work in many ways. it can work by turning on your lympho cites or taking things off cancer cells called checkpoint inhibitors are popular now.
>> the cancer -- this block that don't eat me signal to allow the cells to come in and eat them. >> we want that. judy, you talk about the genetics. angelina jolie brought a lot to the braach regime. >> not very many people have a strong gene like ankgelina joli. we save lives for those people. for the rest of us who don't have those genes, all of our genes have a role in balancing what we are exposed to and how we fight them off ourselves. so our genes are still important. finally, our cancers have their own versions of our genes and that is where targeted therapies and physician medicines come when you can understand part of the biology driving that tumor and those genes that are making it different and target those. >> but it's still such a scary thing. i'm going to get a mammogram on
friday and it's always a very nerve wracking thing. you look at the statistics where it says every three minutes, two people in the u.s. die from cancer. when you hear the "c" word you think, oh, no, it's over. i don't understand, david with, all of the brains we have working on it and all of the technology, that we still can't say we can cure it. >> listen. i'm with you. we have to approach it in a different way. historically we target the cancer cell but more we are trying to change the system. my job is to target that cancer and kill the cell and to change you where the doesn't want to grow and a new way of approaching and i hope we yield from it but you're right, we failed. my business has not done as well as we could have. >> david, what we underestimate is this disease. every disease, there are similarities, but the cancer cells can be different within an individually and the cancers between individuals canning
dwig -- can be quite different. the challenge is to target each individual and their genes that get translated. it's a huge challenge. we don't underestimate the challenge. >> are we looking at the possibility that some of the new therapies can attack a number of different cancers, not just a specific cancer? >> correct. we are seeing what we call signatures. changes in the genes that look reproducti reproducible from one type of cancer to the other. your risk of kidney cancer is what for lung cancer what you receive from kidney cancer. we are just understanding the changes to let us target that particular individually. >> you offer an anecdote about steve jobs' kansas city. >> he was safe on a lily pad but once the cancer progressed he was swimming again in the pond.
what is true that anna said. 1840s we started to characterize cancer by body parts and it hasn't changed since. we will categorize them by on switches and a new way you'll not have lung cancer but something of the kind. >> let's talk about prevention. the thing that most people should start focusing on. you say in your book what you do early on in life affects what you do later in life. what can we do when we think about prevention? >> i think there is a lot we can do. >> yes. >> unfortunately, much of it is the basic things we have already known. >> yes. >> we would prevent cancer if we could get rid of cigarettes. >> environmental factors? >> the environmental factors and lifestyle factors. the things you can control. if you can heat a healthy diet and exercise and try to take good care of yourself and not smoke, you can reduce cancer risks by 40%. 40% is huge. then you're left with all of those -- and in trying to stay ahead. so that is what we talked about geneti
genetics. some people will learn they can prevent. others have to play the healthy lifestyle game all their lives. we talked about early detection. that is still important. we do beat some cancers when we find them early. >> do you think -- do you agree with dr. agus about baby aspinner every day? >> yes, 100%. >> 100%? >> yes! >> and for heart disease too. it's a two-fer. >> prostate cancer, baby aspinna aspirin. damian lewis has a new role. you'll love to hate this guy. we will ask him about that. what about those james bond rumors that keep bubbling up about you, damian lewis? over
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he plays a powerful hedge fund manager in his success and expensive real estate gets the attention of the u.s. attorney who thinks the hedge fund isn't trading above board. >> you're sending me messages. i'm here. >> well, in my office thought you might buy that house. i told them you have big -- but not that big. >> yeah, right. i'll probably pass. it's so nice, though, you know? feels like you're part of the beach and ocean and all that air out there? you know about it. your daddy has got a little place out there. he must let you use a bedroom some weekends if you say please. >> walk away. >> wow! damian lewis! good morning. >> you're in trouble! >> you know? >> let's just say this is not objective because we are all huge fans of you. we loved "homeland" and this.
is it fun playing a billionaire? >> great fun playing a billionaire. i'd like to know what it's like to be a billionaire. it was good fun. in terms of production value on the show, you know, we were moments in a yacht and helicopter and fast cars and all of that kind of stuff and using the beautiful new york -- >> did you talk to hedge fund guys who make so much money every year? >> i did. they were all fascinating. all with a compelling defense for being billionaires, being hedge fund titans. >> i don't know if you've seen it. a piece in "wall street journal" today in the business section about how the writers met with a u.s. attorney here in new york to also get a sense for this whole thing. so it's not so far-fetched and not so fictional. >> no. and i'm not going to mention any names but in recent history, i think there has been this relationship played out a little bit between the u.s. attorney and the financial titans here in
new york. >> investigation continues. >> so we hope -- we hope that much -- in fact, you led with that clip of "homeland" much of the way "homeland" dovetailed in a enout of the news. >> tell us what that conflict is between the u.s. attorney played by giomadi and you playing the businessman. >> you're playing the role of who is bigger. just saying. >> there is only one winner! you're right. you're right to say that it's kings in their kingdoms. it's chiefs and this is about power. it's power politics. it's about wealth. political power and financial power. and what are these guys prepared to do to retain that power? and also, you know, it is an entertaining piece. >> it is. >> it is about these two guys slugging it out, two heavyweights slugging it out.
it's also, you know, carefully just threaded in there, a little argument, a little discourse on libertarian versus regulation, new money versus old money. i'm a blue collar guy, come up from not very much humble beginning and made a lot of money and in some ways he represents the american idea. giamad ericks's character is ivy league and decided to took very little money to fight in the public's name. so he believes i'm doing wrong things. i think he should state out of my turf. >> it opens with a kinky sex scene. >> i knew you were going to watch the show. >> i'm not getting hooked on another drama. it started with that, and he said, there you go. i want to talk about your accent. how did you decide which new york accent you were going to do? >> generous of you. as long as i have some kind of new york accent. >> you do. >> we wanted it to be -- look. when i first took it, i thought,
great i can do my job and bada, bada boom and it would be raunchy and fantastic and doing this the whole time using my hands a lot. and i did try that for about half a day and brian and david, the show's creators, took me to one side and said, this is fine, but it's not our show. so this guy is from yonkers, okay? so in the end, i decided the rhythms and the emphasis the way new york speaks with that and emphatic quality with pace and was the most important thing to latch on to, so i hope i've found that. >> andrew ross is a friend of a lot of people on this show. he did what? he wrote? >> andrew is a cocreator of the show and coexecutive producer. he gave access because of his ties with the financial journalists and "the new york times." he had access to all of these
guys. so it allowed brian and david to go and sit down with these guys and talk with them and create friendships, and use them as source material. >> are you going to be the next james bond? >> no. i could tell you but i'd have to kill you. >> would you like to? would you like that job? i think you would be great at it. >> james bond? >> yes. >> that is the multimillion dollar question. >> no. come on. you'd love to be james bond. >> look. when you're growing up as a kid, you know, if someone said to you would you like to be james bond? you would love to say you'd love for it to happen and would i ruin one of my heroes by playing it? >> i guess we will have to stay tuned. >> we don't know if daniel craig will be, do we? >> daniel is terrific and i think he is here to stay. >> stay tuned. the premiere of
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acupuncture. >> lieulet's just call him luigi. >> that's the name of the chef -- [indiscernible] he joked, that means god help me. am i saying this right? >> the food looks good. they're already pucking in the kitchen so stay tuned. >> outside of the "great day" studios, yesterday an emotional appeal. president obama called his executive action respectful steps. during his announcement the most powerful man in the world broke down in tears. he says every time he thinks about those kids, it gets him a little angry.
the. was referring to the 20 first graders that were killed in the sandy hook elementary school massacre three years ago. he also mentioned kids being shot every day on the streets of chicago and cities across this country. i saw that last night when i came home and i kind of stopped because i'm like, is that the president tearing up? >> i guess it hit home. it hit home to a lot of us. something had to be done and the way to get there is causing a bit of a fuss but it's either doing something or doing anything. i don't know. if you do anything, you stir people up and maybe something will get done. i don't know. who knows what's right or what's wrong but i don't like the idea of all the stuff that's been happening. >> whenever you stand on the issue, it was good for -- were you stand on the issue, it was good for people to see a person in a powerful position break dowell. he feels and thinks like all of us. hopefully congress and the