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good morning. it is tuesday, may 17th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump pledges to launch character attacks against the clintonns i a general election showdown. angry travelers face epic dines it at airports across the country. the tsa promises new measures to help speed things up. and a plot twist in hollywood. why the director of "iron man 3" says he was forced to change a female villain to a man. but we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >>his is about transforming our lives. >> the democratic candidates square off. >> bernie sanders
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out run, but hillary clinton spent most of her time talking about trump. >> what is jr. plan to create jobs? his plan is, i'm going to create them, they're going to be great, but i'm not telling you what it is i'm going to do. >> people are looking at this race that's coming and thinking it's just going scorched earth. >> both of them are going to use negative tactics. there's no question about it. try to beat the other one down. >> severe weather in the u.s. the occasional tornado. >> it's coming at us. >> the tsa plans to a tryndas ee the marathon security lines at the nation's airports. >> people are missing their flights. >> president obama presented the medal of valor to 13 police officers. >> we couldn't be prouder of you co your families for all the buntritions you make. >> due to the massive wildfire burning out of control in canada, about 8,000 oil workers were told to leave the
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>> divers insr iael have discovered statues and thousands of coins in a ship wreck said to be over 1600 years old. >> tigernas mager gets thrown out. he wouldn't go quietly though. >> nicely and neatly covers the plate. >> i would hate anyone to think your success is related to his hostility toward you. >> i think trump has said publicly he'spo reslensib for my success. >> he thinks he's responsible for everything. >> he wants some of my salary, he says. >> i sing in the car and they go, oh, i goes, we should form a band. and i never hear from them. let's work on some harmony. ♪ >> announcer: this morning's eye opener sis presented by toyota, let's go pl.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." we begin with the front runners in the presidential race already focusing on november and sharpening their attacks. donald trump and hillary clinton are slamming each other in a preview of their likely matchup in november, but there are still primary contests to come in several states. clinton still has to think about bernie sanders. she needs another 144 delegates to clinch her party's nomination. >> there are two democratic primaries today. 74 delegates are at stake in oregon, and 60 delegates in kentucky. nancy cortes is at a school in lexingt lexington, kentucky, where the polls are open. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. and both campaigns assume that sanders will win the very progressive state of oregon, but in the efforts of much polling, kentucky is harder to predict. on the one hand, this is a close primary, meaning the independent vote who are often favor sanders can't vote. on the other hand, clinton did poorly
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virginia last week. a loss she's been trying to counteract here. >> i am hoping and really looking forward to debating donald trump in the fall. >> reporter: at her final kentucky event last night, clinton treated supporters to some debate prep, anticipating trump's lines on jobs. >> if one answer is, i'm going to do it, i know how to do it, i'll get it done, but i'm not going to tell you what i'm going to do. >> reporter: she did not mention the man who was likely to beat her today in one and possibly two states. sanders spent the day in puerto rico, which doesn't vote for about three weeks, a signal he intends to go the distance. >> if elected president of the united states, you will have an ally in the oval office. >> reporter: his tenacity in the final stretch has forced clinton to campaign in primary states that likely won't be competitive in the fall. still, democratic leaders won't pressure sanders
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candidates. >> reporter: they're being careful not to alienate his millions of supporters. >> bernie sanders is broadening the universe of people who are paying attention to the political process. >> do you think he's hurting your likely nominee? >> no, i think bernie sanders and hillary clinton and the democrats have a message focused on helping the middle class. >> reporter: to help clinton, one of the biggest democratic super pacs has begun airing its first anti-trump ads ahead of schedule. >> you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eye, blood coming out of her, wherever. >> reporter: one features women lip syncing some of trump's most divisive lines about women. >> does she have a good body? no. does she have a fat [ bleep ]? absolutely. >> reporter: in 2012, women made up 53% of the electorate. right now they hold
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about trump. if the democrats can cement those views nows t means clinton will have a much easier time in the fall. >> thank you, nancy. the new national poll this morning shows hillary clinton leading donald trump by just three points. that online tracking poll shows women prefer hillary clinton by a 15-point margin, but independent voters go for donald trump by eight points. major garrett is looking at trump's no-holds-barred strategy for november. major, good morning. >> good morning. donald trump under scrutiny for his own actions around women knows how to counter program, particularly by mentioning personal scandals that plagued bill clinton's presidency. he said he will raise these issues throughout the general election, including on stage with hillary clinton during this fall's televised debates. >> in just about all cases, i've been responding to what they did to me. >> in a lengthy interview airing tonight, donald trump pushes back against those who may characterize him as a bully. >> i have seen bullying, and bullying doesn't have to just be
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i know people are bullied when they're 55 years old. >> it can happen when you're 40. >> it happens, right? but you got to get over it. fight back, do whatever you have to do. >> but in a conversation with "the new york times," trump outlined how he would try to avoid alienating women when going after hillary clinton. trump said he would remind voters that, quote, she has been really ugly and trying to destroy her husband's mistresses, and now she's, quote, pandering to women for power. >> it poses some problems for the clinton campaign in a very unique way. >> the policy director for mitt romney's 2012 campaign says donald trump may be ignoring the possibility that his strategy could backfire. >> it would stand to reason that there isn't much farther down donald trump can go. so his reasoning may very well be, look, i'm just going to throw everything at this and we'll see what sticks. >> republicans wary of trump's style may be running out of
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long-shot independent challengers said no, thanks. >> i said i've never been open to it. >> it was a ridiculous evenffor so i passed. >> i think running third party doesn't feel right. >> the trump campaign and the republican national committee are still haggling over a joint agreement to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for trump and congressional republicans. the sticking points, we are told, how much control trump has over rnc expenses and how many events trump must headline. both sides hoped for a deal last week, but the rnc is discovering trump and his lawyers drive a very hard bargain. >> thanks, major. cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington. john, good morning. >> morning, charlie. >> is trump's aggressiveness smart or stupid? >> well, it's smart in the sense that he gets the press to talk about this, and he doesn't have to. so what he does is he sends a warning shot about how he's going to talk about bill in
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hillary clinton's involvement in that, and then the press talks about it and brings all of this up and asks whether it's a problem or not. then it gets a big airing. it's a bit of a chilling effect on the clinton campaign perhaps, and also, it's one step away from him. but in the end, if he has to actually bring this up, he's already done several times in his campaign, he has that option as well. >> what are the risks here, john? >> well, the risks are that -- and we'll see in this campaign whether the old rules, which is that candidates had to offer an optimistic vision, a sense of the future. right now it looks like on both sides we're talking about a campaign that's going to be a referendum on the other side. so the trump campaign will be about hillary clinton and hillary clinton's campaign will be about donald trump. so the downside is that everybody gets thoroughly turned off even more than they already are. >> whose campaign alreawill be the future? >> one of them has to grab it. of course, they would both say their campaign is a
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comes through. the clinton campaign is going to try and stick to the issues when there are personal attacks. they'll try to wrap it in issues that face regular people. so if it's about women, it's about family and medical leave and that kind of thing, leaving the attacks to their super pac. as it comes across to voters, they're not necessarily going to distinguish what's an attack from the super pac and what's an attack from the campaign. >> a new poll out this morning shows it extremely tight in a general election matchup. already a super pac supporting hillary clinton, as nancy cortes pointed out, is going to spend close to $100 million in these months attacking trump on the very issue of his comments about women. could that hurt him severely by the time he gets going in september? >> well, based on the polls right now and his unfavorable view among women, it's hard to imagine it hurting him anymore than he's already hurt with women voters. what they want to do is lock in that opinion of him early and define him before he can try to
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redefine himself. so the downside for hillary clinton that they know about, which is that women will think she's just running on her gender, so that's why they're going to try while the super pac is making the character attacks on trump, they'll try to make policy arguments to women that say this is why hillary clinton cares about you and lay it out in policies so that people don't think, well, she's just trying to get my vote because she's a woman. >> john dickerson, good to see you as always. dangerous weather this morning threatened parts of the southern plains. several areas in texas could see severe thunderstorms and flooding. overnight, the storm brought heavy rain, winds, and hail to the texas panhandle. it also toppled power lines and flooded streets. at least two tornadoes were reported. at least one other tornado was seen earlier outside oklahoma city. no damage or injuries were reported. in new england, snowfall, that's right, snowfall broke records just two weeks before memorial day.
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maine. it's the most snow ever this late in the season. i think mother nature forgot that it's may. parts of new york, vermont, and new hampshire also got hit. new government numbers show complaints about long security lines at airports have increased more than tenfold over the last year. security delays this week at chicago's o'hare airport caused hundreds to miss their flights. the tsa blames those delays on an increase in travelers and a shortage of screeners. chris van cleave is at los angeles international airport with the outrage over the problem. chris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this airport is telling fliers to be in these lines two and three hours early, as the number of passengers are going to go up as the summer travel season gets going. already one airline tells "cbs this morning" l.a.x. makes top five for missed flights because of tsa lines. now fliers from coast to coast are striking back on
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media. security lines that seem to never end are becoming the new normal in chicago. at o'hare international airport, we're talking about wait times up to three hours. long enough to strand more than 100 passengers overnight sunday, forcing many to sleep on cots. >> what's the problem? why is this happening? >> this is absurd. this is absurd. >> they need to hire more people. they need to figure out a system. >> reporter: american airlines says 450 customers missed their flights because of the lines. the tsa blames the issue at o'hare on increase kreecreased volume, but it's not just chicago. fliers around the country are blasting the tsa on social media, using the hashtag i hate the wait to post pictures of long lines. at least 6400 american airlines passengered missed their flights in just the last week. >> we're trying to work with the tsa. this is
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to the tsa where the massive wait times are. >> reporter: melanie hinton with airlines for america created that hashtag. >> let your fellow passengers know if you have an excessive wait time. >> reporter: earlier this month, the three new york area airports joined seattle and atlanta in threatening to drop the tsa for private screeners. >> there will be wait times. >> reporter: friday, secretary of homeland security jeh johnson said the tsa is looking to hire hundreds more screeners and will authorize overtime for tens of thousands of officers. but that may not be enough as the peak summer travel rush arrives. >> three hours is not ideal. we want to reduce that as much as possible without compromising the safety of the american public. >> reporter: so how did we get here? well, congress capped the number of tsa screeners, thinking there would be millions more fliers enrolled in pre-check, which is expediterd screening. enrollment has lagged. you have seen the tsa experience
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very high turnover, and they've struggled to maintain their staffing numbers. this as the number of fliers has steadily increased. norah? >> okay, kris. thank you so much. the ntsb today is expected to confirm the amtrak disaster in philadelphia was caused by the train's engineer. he was likely distracted by radio traffic. that's according to sources familiar with the investigation. they tell cbs news that he suffered a loss of situational awareness. the train barrelled through a curb at 106 miles an hour. eight people died in the derailment just over a year ago. more than 200 others were hurt. hemm slaed on the brakes only seconds before the accident. the nfsb is also expected to renew its call for technology that can automatically slow a speeding train. both sides are claiming victory today after a shorthanded supreme court decided not to rule on a controversial birth control case. faith-based group sued over obamacare rules that mandate contraception coverage. the justices decided unanimously to send this case back to the
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that avoids a possible deadlock. the eight justices have struggled at times to find a majority following the death of antonin scalia. the former prep school student convicted of sexually assaulting a freshman will be released from jail. classmates at the trial of owen labrie spoke out about the so-called senior salute tradition. when graduating seniors would aim to have sex with underclassmen. a judge sentenced labrie to a year in prison. he was free on bail while appearing his conviction, but he was sent to jail in march for violating his curfew. labrie's attorney yesterday spoke about the judge's new decision to let him go. >> this had a big impact on owen, being in jail really taught him some lessons, some hard life lessons, but also encouraged him that he has a lot to look forward to. >> cbs news legal expert is with us. are you surprised he back out on bail? >> this entire case is unusual in how it
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conviction. very few defendants ever are let out on bail pending appeal. however, his committed sentence was one year. what happened was he got the gift of bail. then he violated the conditions of that, threw back the gift, because he didn't obey his curfew. so am i surprised? what surprises me is that last thursday the supreme court of new hampshire got involved in a bail revocation hearing and said, hey, we're spending this back down to the trial court because we find there's an issue of merit on appeal. he might serve his whole sentence, and what happens if it's reversed? that's almost unheard of. >> but the prosecution can't be pleased with this. they seem to be saying, look, he keeps getting break after break and isn't learning his lesson, despite what his attorney just said. >> the prosecution certainly believes, as they said in court yesterday, that the only thing at
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he doesn't like being in jail. >> nobody does. >> nobody does. but the reality of the situation is he has a great criminal defense lawyer in this woman. she came to court armed for bear. she brought two things to the judge. number one, she got him gainful part-time employment. number two, she got it worked out so there could be electronic monitoring. so how can the prosecution argue that we won't know where he is, that we're not able to trust him. the judge used the term trust but verify. >> will she get at new trial? >> the new trial motion is absolutely the most intriguing. the appeal is pending. that's going to take over a year. the new trial motion is jay rancourt going after jay carney and saying this, look, there was ineffective assistance of council. owen labrie did not get a fair trial. and the supreme court of new hampshe
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issues and zeros in on one. what they say may have merit is this. there was a roommate, a classmate of owen labrie. what the supreme court is saying is, look, the defense can either get the chance to cross-examine him properly, or they didn't take the chance, which would be ineffective assistance. has to do with him allegedly going after young girls the same way owen labrie did, including the victim. >> all right. more to come. thank you very much. good to see you. on the front lines of the zika fight, ahead we'll take you to the u.s. neighborhood most at
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the nba's most valuable player put on a show before the opening buzzer. steph curry drained shot after shot last night from the midcourt logo roughly 40 feet. but the thunder stole golden state's lightning in the opener of the western conference playoffs. oklahoma city beat the warriors 108-102. >> but steph curry is just pretty to watch. makes it look so easy. it's only game one. warriors are not done. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the zika virus threatens to spread in the united states. congress debates whether to allocate more than a billion dollars to fight this disease. we're on the front l
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battle against those mosquitos. plus, melody hopson is here with amazon's reported push to offer its own generic products like food and detergent. ahead, why only some amazon customers may get to buy the private labeled brands. "the wall street journal" reports warren buffett's company berkshire hathaway bought a $1 billion stake in apple this year. buffett is the giving them a larger role. the move boosted apple's market value by more than $18 billion. "the boston globe" reports on a surgical milestone. the nation's first penis transplant. 64-year-old thomas manning had the surgery at massachusetts general hospital. cancer force the the amputation of his penis in 2012. the operation took 15 hours and required more than 40 doctors and assistants. surgeons say the procedure raises hope for maimed combat
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and i think you should go online and see the name of the doctor that performed the surgery. very interesting. a little irony there. "the washington post" reports on today's likely senate vote for just over a billion dollars to fight the zika virus. some of the money would fund vaccine development. a government map shows the pnlt range of the mosquitos that carry the virus. more than 500 travel-related cases have been reported in the united states. david is in coral springs, florida. mosquito season approaches. david, good morning. >> reporter: gayle, good morning. mosquito controllers insist the zika threat is at florida's doorstep. a few infected mosquitos can cause a large outbreak. here in broward county in south florida where we are, they're getting 500 calls a day requesting mosquito spray. that's ten times the amount they're
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mosquitos grow. four, five days from now, adults will be flying around. >> reporter: on the u.s. mainland, florida is the front line in the zika fight. more than 100 cases have been reported here, more than any other state. >> you're not going to get zika in the woods while you're hunting or at the lake while you're on your boat. >> when you're stabnding next t your car, that's when the mosquito will fly up to bite you in the ankle. it's not in those typical places we think of as mosquito biting territory. >> reporter: michael doyle suspects zika cases will rise as summer approaches. as of now, all of florida's zika patients contracted the virus from travel-related exposure. in february, the white house requested approximately $1.9 billion in emergency funding. congress is debating it. >> we need to deal with this seriously. >> reporter: republican senator marco rubio represents florida. >> we're going to spend a lot
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this on the front end. if this becomes a serious outbreak, it could cost 4 billion or 5 billion. >> reporter: republican hal rogers, chairman of the appropriations committee, is a critic. >> theequest they sent us would allow the $1.9 billion to be used for anything in the government. it's almost like a slush fund. >> mosquitos don't know whether their target is a democrat or republican. zika impacts all of us. >> reporter: democratic congressman debbie wasserman-schultz insists part of the money will be used to develop a vaccine and raise awareness in a state that thrives on tourism. >> we're now going into the mosquito season. every week the chance of having enough of them to start transmitting it from travelers to local people increases. >> reporter: here in broward county, they're packing small coolers, just like this one, with dry ice. that dry ice emits co2. the co2 flies through this tube. it comes out these vents. mosquitos love it. they fly toward this contio
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this looks elementary, but officials say it's the most effective tool they have. charlie, there are 2 million people living in broward county, but as of right now, there are only eight of these. >> david, thanks. amazon changed the way we shop online and stream video. "the wall street journal" reports the world's biggest retailer wants to shake up our run to the grocery store by expanding its private label brand. >> so you'll soon be able to buy amazon generic items like nuts, coffee, and baby food and every day essentials like diapers and detergent. we reached out to amazon. they had no comment about this. melody hobson is at the table to dissect this. there have been jokes out there about it's jeff bezos' world domination plan to take over the world. does that surprise you? >> no, not at all. one product at a time. >> but why this area now? >> because it's huge. $118 billion in private label gowe
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that was up 2 billion from the year before. expect it to grow again this year. they've been in the space. they've had amazon basics with things like mouse pads and cell phone cases. then they moved into clothing and jumped to number two as the clothing retailer in america behind macy's, largely driven by their private label clothes. >> and they've been doing this privately. in february apparently they rolled out seven private labels already. what do you think is the short-term goal, the long-term goal, how quickly could they gain a large audience? >> i think they can gain a large audience very, very fast. it's interesting they're only making these goods available to amazon prime users. those are the people who pay $99 a year to get all of these special benefits. so they get this special value. it will drive the prime customer. reportedly there are more than 50 million of them. so you can get traction very, very fast.
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product expansion. >> aren't you amazon prime, charlie? >> yes. >> i am too. >> jeff bezos prime. this is simply one more example of what scale can do for you. >> that is for sure. and everyone's saying, what about the competition? i said, what about the vendors? the people who supply to them these dominant brands of nuts or cereal or oatmeal or whatever it is, they're coming into their category without having that marketing expense, and with this installed customer base, the loyalty is to amazon, not even to the brands anymore. >> that's what drove walmart's growth too. that kind of scale. >> so is this like walmart 2.0? >> for sure. >> here would be my pushback. as a mother, i like tide brand. i like a certain kind of tide brand. in terms of cereal, we like honey nut cheerios, a certain brand. you can't just make a generic brand of some of those. we have brand loyalty. >> however
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these are not your grandmother's generics. they're going for products that you won't know the difference. again, your kids don't know the brand of oatmeal you use. and you probably use quaker oats, but maybe not. so they won't be able to taste that difference. the other thing that's interesting, millennials don't care that much. they're not as brand loyal. >> why won't amazon comment on it? it's interesting to me that we reached out and they say, we're not talking about it. you would think they would want to talk about something that seems to be going so well. >> i think it's about the vendors. they're starting to take market share away from people who supply to them. that was something that made a lot of vendors not very popular with walmart. so i think they're trying to do it in a quiet, low-key way, but it's happening. the train has left the station. >> in an in-surgeon campaign, don't advertise your strategy as much. >> the quiet rollout seems to be working. >> always interesting. thank you so much. a startling
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director of "iron man 3" raises new questions about sexism in hollywood. next, the reason a female character was cut from the movie's plot. and if you're heading out the door, you can watch us live through the cbs all access app on your digital device. you don't want to miss "ncis" actor michael weatherly who will be here in studio 57. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ that's life. you diet. you exercise. and if you still need help lowering your blood sugar... ...this is jardiance. along with diet and exercise... jardiance works around the clock... to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. this can help you lower blood sugar and a1c. and although it's not for weight loss or lowering systolic blood pressure, jardiance could help with both. jardiance can cause serious side effects including dehydration. this may cause you to feel dizzy, faint,
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thousands of low prices. my giant. candid comments from the director of "iron man 3" are adding fuel to charges of sexism in hollywood. the director said in a new interview he originally wrote a villain as a woman, but was told to change the character to a man. he says that's because toys based on male action figures sell better. michelle miller is here with what's being called another example of entertainment industry bias. michelle, good morning. >> good morning. this admission comes at an awkward time for studio executives. according to the aclu, the federal government has been expanding its investigation into gender discrimination in hollywood. while this character gender shift allegedly happened a few years ago, it does once again pu
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movie industry feels about female characters and their selling potential. in disney's "iron man 3," villain aldridge kilian has superhuman strength and can breathe fire. he also happens to be a man. that wasn't the case in the original script. in an interview posted on the digital news site monday, director and co-writer shane black says he originally wrote kilian as a woman, but he says he received a, quote, no-holds-barred memo saying the decision was made that the toy went sell as well if it's a female. so he had to change the entire script bauecause of toy making. black says he was never told who made the decision but indicated it came from marvel corporate. >> it's not surprising to me marvel would have some reluctance to have a female villain if they felt it would impact toy sales. >> in
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profits, superhero toys often come to the rescue. last year's u.s. toy sales were up nearly 7% to almost $19.5 billion. and it's estimated as much as 45% of that came from movie licensed products. >> disney may be looking at this saying, okay, we're going to get a certain return on a male villain, whereas we might get a certain return on a female villain. that's where a decision like this could be made. >> it's not the first time that female characters in big movie franchises have faced tough times in the toy store. >> what'd you do? >> i bypassed the come press sor. >> rey was a force to be reckoned with in "star wars: the force awakens," but fans complained she was not included in some toy sets. and in "avengers," scarlett johansson's black widow might have been the karngt who dropped out of an aircraft on a
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in the accompanying toy set, replaced by captain america. even co-star mark ruff low tweeted, marvel, we need more black widow merchandise for my daughters and nieces. pretty please? the backlash against both those overnights might meantimes are changing. >> i definitely think that if this decision was on the table today, marvel would not have chosen to eliminate a female villain from a film, especially considering how much consumers have been very vocal about wanting to see more girl action figures. >> we reached out to the marvel and disney for comment, but we haven't heard back. it's worth noting that marvel and dc comics do have plans for female-fronted movies, and i'm sure they'll be tracking how well they sell on the toy shelf. gayle? >> we'll all be paying attention. i've seen some good female villains. haven't you? >> sure have. >> females knowow
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it is tuesday, may 17th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including new questions about sunscreen safety. consumer reports reveal the best choices for your family this summer. but first, here is today's eye opener at 8:00. >> in the efforts of much polling, kentucky is a little harder to predict. >> donald trump knows how to counterprogram by mentioning personal scandals that plagued bill clinton's presidency. >> is trump's aggressiveness smart or stupid? >> it's smart in the sense he gets the press to talk about this. >> dangerous weather this morning threatens part of the southern plains. overnight, the
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heavy rain, wind, and hail to the texas panhandle. >> the airports are telling flyers to be in these lines two and three hours early. >> he violated the conditions of that because he didn't obey his curfew. >> mosquito controllers insist th zika threat is at florida's doorstep. they're getting 500 calls a day requesting spray. >> there have been jokes out there about it. it's jeff bezos' world domination plan to take over the world. does that surprise you? >> no, not at all. i think it's actually true. >> tomorrow is the kentucky democratic primary, and in an act of desperation, bernie is now going by colonel sanders. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. the republicans have their presumptive presidential nominee, but the democrats are still deciding. kentuckians, including tse
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right now. 134 delegates are at stake in today's primaries in kentucky and oregon, including super delegates. bernie sanders' campaign yesterday in puerto rico, which doesn't vote for about three weeks. it is a signal he will go the distance despite the odds against him. >> hillary clinton needs 144 more delegates to clinch that nomination, campaigning in kentucky she attacked donald trump. she accused him of lacking specific policies. >> now, some people might say, oh, you know, all anybody wants to hear is just i'm going to do it, but i'm not telling you what i'm going to do. see, i don't believe that. maybe in the preliminaries, like the republican primary, that's all they wanted to hear. but americans take their vote for president seriously. and they're going to be looking at that tv screen and saying, he still doesn't have anything to tell us? >> donald trump talked with "the new york times" about his plan to criticize clinton's character. he said, quote, just getting nastth
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work. you really have to get women to ask themselves if hillary is truly sincere and authentic. >> donald trump's long-awaited interview with megyn kelly airs tonight. he told the fox news anchor he's not a bully but goes after people who attack him. >> i've been saying during this whole campaign i'm a counterpuncher. you understand that. i'm responding. i then respond times maybe ten. i don't know. i respond pretty strongly. in just about all cases, i've been responding to what they did to me. >> kelly told stephen colbert last night she believes trump felt he was counterpunching against her. she says she was doing her job as a journalist. >> the politicians get up there. they make their comments. they offer their policies or their characters to be assessed by the american people. then it's our job to punch them a little bit. we're really the only thing that stands between them and the oval office. so we have to ask tough questions, which in my own view, doesn't make us f
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insults. >> did his followers come after you after the two of you were seen as adversaries? >> i mean, yes. there's no question it's been a dark year in many ways. but there's also been a lot of silver linings. i think when you're tested like that, it shows you who you are and who your friends are, and it's definitely brought my husband and me much closer together. so it hasn't been all bad. >> kelly said her goal is to act with dignity and as a professional. >> donald trump is firing back at president obama for criticism during a commencement address. the president never mentioned donald trump by name but took direct aim at his candidacy sunday at rutgers. the president said, quote, in poll tickles and in life, ignorance is not a virtue. in response, donald trump tweeted the president's quote and said, this is a primary reason that president obama is the worst president in u.s. history. >> the president monday opened a
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new critique of the republican. he said trump should make senate republicans reconsider their opposition to his supreme court nominee, judge merrick garland. >> republicans are looking at a republican nominee who many of them say isn't qualified to be president, much less appoint somebody. it seems to me that they'd be better off going ahead and giving a hearing and a vote to somebody that they themselves in the past have said is well qualified, is fair. >> the president also said if there was not a vacancy on the court, monday's birth control decision might have been different. all eight justices voted to send the case back to the lower courts. that sidesteps a possible stalemate. the national parks service has a new warning for visitors after yellowstone officials had to euthanize a baby bison. a picture taken last week shows the calf in the back of an suv. visitors reportedly put it there because they thought it looked cold. park officials said in a statement they tried repeatedly to reunite the newborn bison ca
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was rejected. >> sad story. the abandoned calf began continually approaching people in cars along the roadway, so the bison, as norah just said, had to be euthanized. park officials say this was just one of the several recent interactions. last month a tourist went up to pet a bison. officials say the incident put both visitors and wildlife in danger. that's such a tough story because they thought they were doing the right thing by helping. in the end, it didn't help that calf at all. >> should have just called park officials. a texas mom and dad turned graduation day into a family affair. jody and neil waddell were having trouble convincing their sons to go to college, so they decided to lead by example. they enrolled at tarrant county college with their sons to finish degrees they started 20 years ago. >> so really, it works because we work as a team, all of us work as a team. >> i would encourage anyone, look, if it's ever a dream of yours, go for it. anything is possible. >> how great
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four-year college. i can only imagine those tuition bills all added up together. might be pretty big. >> but some seem to like it that mom and dad were there. >> really great. game wardens in south africa are taking big risks to save a majestic animal. ahead, why they believe that a hornless rhi
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is your sunscreen keeping you safe? a new consumer reports investigation out this morning looks at 65 sunscreen lotions, sprays, and sticks. they all claim to have an spf of at least 30. that's the minimum level remmed by the american acad my of dermatology. consumer reports tested these claims and found 43% were not as effective as advertised. that could leave you vulnerable to sunburn, wrinkles, and
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>> good morning. >> i love this study. so much information. first, you found 40% of the products you tested failed to meet their spf claims. how did you test these sunscreens? >> so spf is -- it's protection from uvb rays, which are the kind that cause sunburns. people get sunscreen applied to their backs. then they sit in a tub of water for the amount of time sunscreen claims to be water resistant. those areas are exposed to uvb light and then are examined. >> you first tested banana boat kids. what did you find? >> we found these products claim to be an spf 50, but in our tests, they were an spf of 8. >> of 8? whoa. >> what did you do? that's a big difference. >> well, yes, it's a big difference. what's interesting about those sunscreens is that they are the ones that contain
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dioxide and zinc oxide. >> i thought you should get the highest spf. >> there's very little difference between the protection that you get from an spf 50 and an spf of 100. you really don't need to go that high. in our tests we found if you choose a chemical sunscreen with an spf of 40 or higher, you get -- you have a greater chance of getting at least an spf 30. >> so if i'm going out in the sun, what should i do? >> you should put sunscreen on 15 minutes before you go outside. then you should reapply the sunscreen every two hours, no matter what sunscreen you're using. >> and what should the spf be? >> we would say at least an spf of 30, but we would recommend a chemical sunscreen with an spf of at least 40 for your best chance of getting an spf of 30. >> what's the best brand? >> the best brand in our
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for lotion was laroche. we also had a pure sun defense that did very well. the sprays, trader joe's spf 50 and banana boat sun comfort continuous spray spf 50. >> are sprays better than lotions or lotions better than sprays? >> well, you have to be careful with sprays because you can inhale them, and it's hard to get complete coverage. using sunscreen correctly is important. you don't get the protection if you don't use the sunscreen, if you don't reapply often enough. the sprays you can potentially inhale, and consumer reports doesn't recommend using sprays on children for that reason. >> we want to go back to banana boat and cvs. they gave us a comment and said that their safety testing met fda requirements, that they stand behind their products' effectiveness. that's their point of view. also want to get you
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brand. they advertise its wet force ultimate sun protection lotion gets better when in water. >> we tested it on people's dry skin and after they'd been in the water for the amount of time shiseido claims it takes to activate their technology. we found no difference in the spf performance. i have to say the sunscreen met its spf claims, and it provided excellent uvb protection. >> they say there were significant flaws in the methodology that consumer reports used. >> as with all our products, we do our own scientific lab-based testing. it's not a compliance test. >> got you. >> all right. thank you. >> i use it on my face. >> and it's working. >> thank you very much.
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weatherly is in studio 57 this morning. he's closing in on his 13th season run. is this the look of an unhappy man sitting in our green room? i don't think so. it's the number one cbs drama. a preview of tonight's season finale and why michael thinks it completes a full circle for him. ahead on "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. how long can you wear your shoes before corns, calluses and bunions make them unbearable? introducing dr. scholl's cushions with advanced duragel technology. they provide a thin, flexible layer between your shoes and foot pain. so you can move with confidence.
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world's rhinos. it also has poachers who kill the animals, cut off their horns, and sell them in asia. poaching has driven some rhino species to near extinction. in south africa, rangers are taking dramatic action to protect the rhinos. >> reporter: good morning. rhino numbers are plummeting to such an extent here that it is now the conservationists who are removing rhino horns in a bid to save their lives. this rhino is one of dozens at the game reserve that has been sedated so that their horns can be removed. the head ranger knows his rhino are marked animals. their horns a deadly bounty on their heads. he has made an uneasy peace with the difficult decision to dehorn the rhino population, which some critics say may
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ability to live successfully in the wild. >> i think in the last few years, we've reached the tipping point in africa, and certainly in south africa. there are more deaths now than births. so it's a species that's heading towards extinction if we don't do something drastic. >> reporter: he directs the veterinarian on which rhino to dart with a tranquilizer. they must ensure the precise dosage when firing from the helicopter. too much could be lethal. the rhino is quickly blindfolded. it's hard to watch, but the rhino is not in any pain. although the process is briefly traumatic, tuft says it's a bit like filing a human nail. >> i'd rather see this little guy upright in two years' time than in a ditch upside down and bloated dead having had its horn poached. for me, it's a no brainer. >> reporter: this rhino horn is what this war is being fought over.
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that it is whisked off the property and taken to a private location. the appetite for rhino horn powder is so high that organized crime rings collect around $150,000 for an average horn. the trade is driven primarily by vietnam, where it's sold under the dilutional belief it cures cancer and enhances virility. for this, at least three rhino are killed every day in south africa, and tuft is on the front line. the dehorned rhinos are sprayed with a purple disinfectant, the mark of survival, and then injected with an antidote to count counteract the grogginess. there is no permanent damage. it will become increasingly rare with a rhino's horn still attached that this team says is the price worth paying to save the species. the good news is that the rhino
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horn does grow back, and the reserve is hoping that this is simply an interim measure that will dramatically reduce the risk of poaching, norah? >> all right. incredible story there. >> hard to look at. that was very tough. then to say, look, he's nice and relaxed. really? you just cut off my nose. tough video. >> his horn, yeah. >> the equivalent of my nose. that's the point i was making. >> i think it still has its nostrils. >> okay. all right. he wrote a best-selling book about cancer, and yesterday he gave some john hopkins graduates some simple advice. >> take a look around you. make a list of -- a mental list of all the facts, the math that you've learned in medical school, and now know this as i do now. virtually all of this will be replaced, modified, challenged in the next decade. >> wow. he's in studio 57 with his new book and how
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good morning from upstate new york. here's a beautiful sunrise for you from our scipio center. that's in the finger lakes. our followers on instagram, we thank you for sharing your views. r pretty stuff. it's a bright morning in newark, new jersey. and on the farm in lincoln, massachusetts, where the cows are up very early. post your photos can the hashtag sunrise. >> you have a special place in your heart for newark. >> yes, i do. i'm the former official first lady of newark. self-proclaimed. cory booker doesn't know. i just named myself that. > welcome back to "cbs this morning." that's how you do it. >> that's right. >> coming up in this half hour -- >> you got to believe it to be it. >> iu
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>> that's how i feel. >> coming up in this half hour, "ncis" star michael weatherly. you are here. you are back. things won't be the same for him after tonight. we're going to take a look at his farewell performance as special agent dinozzo. plus, his special project with stephen spielberg inspired by dr. phil. also in the green room, pulitzer prize winning author dr. mookerjee. the san francisco chronicle reports on big rigs that drive themselves. it's from a start-up called auto. drivers would take over on local roads. otto s
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safety and cut costs. "the new york times" reports on a drug being tested on dogs that appear to slow ageing. the same drug improved heart health in older mice and appeared to delay the onset of some diseases. some mice survived about 12% longer than the control group. it is part of the new frontier in science aimed at delaying ageing. a human trial is a long way off and would take decades. and "the washington post" reports on a study linking longevity and church attendance. women who attended services more than once a week had a 33% lower risk of death. the death rate for those who went once a week was 26% lower. the researchers said the effective religious attendance was stronger than participation in other social groups. jeans are at tgenes are at r identity. gene therapy and alteration. dr.
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new book "the gene." he writes, one humbling fact about our understanding of the human genome is how little we know. we're pleased to have him here. first of all, congratulations on this and the pulitzer for the biography of cancer. >> thank you very much. >> the interesting thing about it, it's both promising and scary. tell us why. >> well, it's promising because as we learn more about human genes, we can diagnose diseases that we didn't know how to diagnose before. with things like genetic interventions, we can begin to cure some diseases. it's a long frontier. there's lots we don't know. but the technology is advancing rapidly. i'm excited about it. that's what makes it promising. the danger in all this is we will start intervening on the human genome at a time that we don't know very much about it.
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>> well, or even in embryonic stem cells where we don't know all the ways that we can potentially manipulate it. really, it's the human embryo and embryonic manipulation that drives the concerns. >> but is it inevitable? >> i don't think it's inevitable. i think scientists will and have in the past stepped up to the plate and created strong barricades around what kinds of things can be done, what kind of interventions can be done. so i think it's not -- i think it's not completely -- i think people will draw strong barricades around it. >> you write very candidly about the mental illness in your own family. you talk about two uncles and a cousin. did that have anything to do with your desire to explore this topic in 600 pages? a lot of information in your book. >> it's a lot of information, and you know, that was absolutely the basis of the book. that and the fact that i was -- i still treat cancer patients. i'd began to experience the amazing things you can
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genes and genetics around cancer. you know, you can diagnose. imagine me being able to tell a woman about her risk of future breast cancer and being able to screen for that or give her a drug to prevent breast cancer. this technology didn't exist 20 years ago or 30 years ago. we have all of this now. but on the other hand, we're also grappling with the fact there are so many uncertainties. we're using the language of genes very loosely. but what are the uncertainties? what's the real promise and what are the real perils? that's at the center of the book. >> what percentage of cancers have a genetic component? >> well, you know, ultimately all cancers are genetic. cancer a genetic disease. so the question you can ask is what percentage of cancers' genes are inherited from your parents? we don't know fully the answer yet. there are many genes that can have small effects. sometimes, you know, there's one gene that can have a very big effect. braca one. we know about it. one gene, big effect.
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breast cancer that families have don't foe what genes are involved. so there's both ends of the spectrum, even in that one disease, breast cancer. >> because brca one is a single gene mutation. other things like huntington's disease, those are the first things you could create genetic mutation. you write the genome will be a manual of previvorship. what is that? >> it's a complicated word. it's the idea that, you know, you can look at a genome and you can begin, we're not there yet, but we can begin to ask questions about what might happen in your future. so the word previvor is a word that reminds us we're going to try to predict the future from your genetic makeup. then you become a survivor of a disease you haven't yet had. it's a weird idea. often you're living in the shadow of an illness you
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yet had. so it's a little bit -- it's a tough idea. we should be very careful with that kind of idea. >> are you optimistic about where we are in this whole study of genes and cancer and mental illness? >> i'm optimistic as long as the wider public understands that there won't be single genes for this. there will be multiple genes with small effects and a big role of the environment in illnesses like this. there will be genetic determinants. we know many mental illnesses have genetic components at their very core. as long as we understand the information is complicated, that's the key. >> you talk about the challenge to the gene pool as a triangle. >> so the triangle has -- we have to remember that extraordinary suffering is one important thing we have to evaluate. number two, is there a good correspondence between the gene
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in other words, like brca 1, you have the gene, there's a heightened risk for the disease. that's not true for all other genes. probably the most important, all of this should be publicly debated, and it should be open to choice. you shouldn't have a state mandate to test your genes or to do anything about your genome. >> thank you. >> we're just at the beginning of the legal frontier on this. >> that's a big legal frontier. >> great to have you here. >> my pleasure. >> thank you very, very much. and "the gene" goes on sale today. actor michael weatherly says good-bye to "ncis" tonight in the season finale after 13 years. and guess what? he's here in our toyota green room. next, a look back in
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excuse me. you'll need to stand clear so i can take measurements for my crime scene sketches, thanks. >> sketches? you've taken a dozen photos. >> tell me her measurements. >> you're pathetic. >> no, i'm serious. can you tell if she's 5'4" and a 34c or 5'7" and a 36d? you can't. not from a photo. that's why we do sketches. >> that is michael weatherly playing special agent tony dinozz t
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"ncis." that was back in 2003. the actor stayed with the cast ever since the number one drama in the world premiered 13 seasons ago. that's more than 300 episodes. tonight's season finale will also be weatherly's finale on the show. dinozzo tries to find his former team member and love interest after an explosion. here's a preview. >> it's going to be fine, junior. you do know that, right? >> no, actually, i don't. >> well, i guess it's better to be prepared, but i've got this feeling. >> feeling of what? feeling that she's still alive? so do i. but i don't know that she's still alive, and nobody knows anything, so what's the point in feeling anything at all? >> michael weatherly, welcome back. with a little light reading we left in the green room for you. what have you learned just now? >> i am predisposed to comedy. not drama. but tonight is a
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episode. >> i know. all good things come to an end unless you anchor "cbs this morning." how are you feeling? you feel good, right? >> i feel very good. i feel very whole, complete, and excited about -- it's a huge accomplishment. there's a sort of sense of graduating. that's deeply satisfying. but i'm also really energized by the future and what else is going to happen. >> we're going to talk about your future, your next chapter. you called this a full-circle moment. how? >> well, it is -- season 14 will start in september. i won't be there, but "ncis" is a very rugged, dynamic machine that keeps pumping out the television. i'm sure that they're going to do wonderful things, but when i started the show, i was playing robert wagner in a mini series about natalie wood. then robert wagner was hired in
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season seven to play my father, and that was six years ago. last week i went to the wrap party with robert wagner. as i was getting into the car, peter walks by and goes, hey. it was one of those moments where you thought, oh. >> circle of life. nice. >> done. >> your "ncis" co-star pauly perrette has been here. she sent this message for you. listen. >> hey, gayle and charlie and norah. i miss you guys. michael weatherly, i love. we've been partners in crime in this thing for 14 years. my heart belongs to you so much, my brother. i love you. i never want to do anything without you, and you're just going to be so missed and so loved. tonight's episode is your last. hopefully not your last. you got to come back and see us. but there's nothing like you, my brother. i love you so much.
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>> yes, very sweet. i have to say, i have probably built a huge retaining wall around my emotions. so that'll probably come out tonight a little bit. and i think also for the audience that loves this show, it's a very powerful episode. i know if we get mark harmon to cry, but we try. >> but you try. >> it's interesting you say you built a retaining wall, but it's been 13 years of your life. when you think about that, when we saw the first episode compared to where you are now. >> i look like i've been recast by an older, fatter guy. >> so tell us about bull. >> bull is the fascinating next step that kind of fell out of the sky, out of the lev mos moo sky. he owns a lot of that sky, or at least controls it.
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concept of trial analytics and services. what that really means is looking at why we do the things we do and human behavior as it applies to jury trials. it turns out that dr. phil mcgraw, before he became television's dr. phil, ran a company that did just that. incredibly successful. >> in fact, that's how he met oprah. >> that's how the two of them got together. she credits dr. phil with her victory in that case. very much so. he was very frank with her and said, look, you're going to have your ass handed to you. i mean, in his plain-speaking way of talking. because she was saying, but this is how i feel. these are the facts. he goes, the facts, there's one way for the facts and there's one way to tell the facts effectively. >> right. >> he really made such a difference for her. >> you have stephen spielberg
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>> and you, michael. >> yeah, but the great thing was the client said, what about innocent until proven guilty? bull says, innocent until proven guilty is like two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun. it's the ad. it's the slogan. but it's not the truth. >> that sounds like phil too. sounds like him. >> i'm telling you, it's a show -- i finished reading it and sat down with my wife and said, remember that vacation we were going to take? it's not going to happen. we're going to make some more television. >> i know, but this is a new chapter. i think it's very exciting. for us too because you'll still be part of the cbs family. >> i have my summer reading. >> we'll be testing you. >> it's a full 600 pages. >> that's okay. >> you're flying back to l.a. you got time. >> beach reading. >> thank you, michael weatherly. continued success to you. >> thank you. nice to see you guys. th always good to see you.
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"ncis" and michael weatherly's very last episode tonight at 8:00, 7:00 central here on cbs. we'll be right back.
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it's been said that perfect valor is doing without witnesses what you would do if the whole world were watching. >> president obama saluted 13 of america's bravest law enforcement officers today with the medal of valor. among them, an off-duty l.a. cop who ran into flames to save an unconscious man from a crash. other officers were awarded the medal for stopping a college gunman, saving a 2-year-old girl held at knife point, and killing two isis supporters who attacked a texas cartoon show. nice to see all those law enforcement honored. well deserved. >> the pride they all feel in that room. >> that does it
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oh, sure thing, sweetie. life is eating out of a flower pot. wait where's the? right. it's being a food paparazzi. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet. as it should. and a takeout romantic. dessert! happy anniversary. life is mucho, and grande. life is eating, laughing, loving and a place to enjoy it together.
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the most epic search for a wedding date is about to go down in the upcoming movie mike and dave. actor adam divine is here to tell us about it. >> we go pro on the green. >> it's tuesday, may 17th. this is "great day washington."
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>> >> good morning, i'm chris leary. >> i'm markette sheppard. we have a great show for you. we will be out on the green at congressional country club. >> you won't. >> the show is. >> meaghan mooney is. it's wet out there. she has an umbrella. it's cute. >> won't stop the pros. >> or our pro meaghan mooney. >> we have two pros in the studio. >> who? >> nfl pros. >> you got to be kidding me. >> i am learning the difference between a cornerback and a safety. >> we will tell you about that. we have a special announcement. >> let's talk about that. we have a brand-new teammate at "great day washington." he knows a thing or two about teammates. >> that's teammates and teams. that's right, chris. he is one of the greatest cornerbacks to play in the nfl. he is one of the most famous washington redskins to play on the team. he is a family man that raised
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here in the d.c. area. please help me welcome the newest cohost of "great day washington," nfl hall of famer daryl green. >> look at him. >> sit down. welcome. >> he was up in the office. hey, daryl, see you back here in five minutes. >> chris, it is go to see you. >> sure it is. >> so, we are prepping for the show. let's get the whole nfl hall of famer stuff out of the way first. he has a super bowl ring and i remember your speech watching it and you said i belong here. i belong here, right? i loved it because whenever something great happens, i do feel like you are whoever it is happening to, it


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