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have dropped by 9 points among women and 16 points among hispanics just since the start of the month. though she is still leading trump, norah in virtually every national poll. >> nancy cordes, thank you. the "cbs overnight news" will be right back.
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north carolina caught a break today when a tropical system that threatened the outer banks moved out to sea. but tropical storm hermine formed in the gulf of mexico and could become the first hurricane to hit florida's mainland since wilma nearly 11 years ago. four million people are in its path. here is omar villafranca. pounding suffer and gusting wind the first sign of tropical storm hermine's arrival today. in gulf port -- coastal town-- the storm's first rain band submerged neighborhood streets in almost a foot of water. the water quickly surrounded this home turning the front yard into a pond. >> i'm pretty worried. debbie deede is fighting ankle deep water in her mother's ho
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pump inside ready to go to flow the water out here. >> reporter: the storm is expected to make landfall tomorrow. soaking portions of the florida coast with as much as 15 inches of rain. hermine has not reached hurricane strength, governor rick scott is warning floridians about the dangerous storm. >> we are going to see some water. don't drive night. we are going to see downed power lines, be careful. don't drive around them. wolfgang and karen love walked around their gulf port neighborhood to check out early flooding. the two residents say they have made preparations for the storm. >> sandbags, i have got sandbags in the back of my jeep. we are driving around seeing if anybody need any. >> there are still some people out here enjoying the beach, but they're going to have to be careful with the dangerous riptide. norah, area schools are canceled tomorrow. in anticipation of the storm. >> all right, omar, thank you so much. want to bring in eric
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chief meteorologist at wbz, boston. tracking hermine and two hurricanes in the pacific. eric, you looked at it all. how intense is this all going to get? >> well, norah. we watched the system over two weeks now, today reaching tropical storm status. looking much more organized than it has the over the course of the last couple weeks. further strengthening is expected before landfall strong tropical storm and getting to cat i hurricane status. tropical storm warnings up from tampa, reaching into the panhandle. also storm surge is going to be a big issue. hurricane center has a new product. storm surge maps. would really recommend anyone who lives in the area to check out the map. this part of the track, high confidence. coming up. making landfall late tomorrow night in florida. across southeast georgia into south carolina. what happens after that is a little less certain. we will watch the storm stall out south of long island as we head into the weekend. indications are we are going to see strong impacts around the
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rainfall as we head into saturday, sunday. i think that heavy rain is a big thing to focus in on, from florida right up along the east coast with that farther westward track. we could be talking about several inches of flooding rain. then we look to the pacific. two hurricanes. madeline. lester. madeline weakening. tropical storm warnings out for the big island. flash flooding will be the biggest concern. norah. >> good information. thank you so much. in the mediterranean. 100 migrants were rescued just today amid an exodus from north africa. holly williams reports thousands attempting the journey to europe despite dangers which were tragically illustrated one year ago by the plight of a 3-year-old. >> reporter: the image of the lifeless toddler who looked almost as if he was sleeping, woke up the world to the refugee crisis in the mediterranean sea. the family fled war torn
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tried to make the crossing to europe as hundreds of thousands had before them. in inflatable raft, crammed full of desperate people hoping for a new life. and they're still coming. this week alone, around 10,000 migrants have been rescued off the coast of libya. many escaping war and poverty in africa. more than 3,000 people are feared drowned, so far this year. but these five day old twins made it to safety. the route that they tried to take from turkey to greece slowed to a trickle after europe made a deem with turkey to return migrants. but that hasn't solved much. 60,000 people are now stranded in greece. 27,000 of them children. while over 4 million syrian refugees live precarious lives in the middle east. many of their children without education, or any hope for the future. out of those
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refugees, norah, the u.s. announced this week that has taken in 10,000 people. so far this year. >> holly williams in istanbul. thank you, holly. chicago's mayor is out with a new plan for civilian oversight of the police. now the goal is to restore community trust that has badly eroded even as gun violence has skyrocketed. dean reynolds is following this. >> reporter: at least 28 people were shot in chicago since monday morning. among the dead, was 16-year-old elijah simms his aunt wanda said what many said before. >> please, please stop the senseless shooting. >> reporter: the often scatter shot gang violence defied solutions and the problem compounded by the toxic relationship between the cops and the community they have sworn to protect. on tuesday, may your rahm ema u.n. el pro posed public safety watch dog to identify police
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be unconstitutional. and a more powerful police oversight board to replace an agency that almost never found the police at fault for anything, over the last decade. of more than 400 police shootings since 2007, for example, it found only 2 unjustified. that despite thousand of abuse complaints, and hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, in legal settlements the city paid to victims of police misconduct. but it isn't always abuse that sours relations. >> my camera. >> after the rapper was held up saturday morning and tried to report the crime at his local police division, he was met with indifference and suspicion by the officers at the des tik. >> keep playing candy crush. >> the police apologized. >> i don't believe it is strictly race. it is culture of the chicago police and professionalism. >> reporter: the proof of the damage all this is doing is in
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so far this year, chicago has more murders than new york and los angeles combined. and norah, the long labor day weekend its looming. >> shocking to hear the numbers. dean reynold, thank you so much. coming up next -- a plane tumbles off a carrier deck. no one expected what happens next. mmm, cushiony...and we can use less. charmin ultra soft gets you clean without the wasteful wadding. it has comfort cushions you can see that are softer... ...and more absorbent, and you can use up to 4 times less. remember, that's charmin in there... no wasteful wadding! we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin.
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veins. you are about to meet two who fit the bill. here is david martin. >> reporter: watch what happened when a navy radar plane landed on the carrier "eisenhower." the arresting wire snapped instead of lurching to a halt the 45,000 turboprop went off the front of the ship. completely disappearing from sight for what seems like a very long time. >> you ever had a close call like that? >> had some close calls. but that was the really, really close call there, sir. >> reporter: lieutenant matt hollawell was pilot of a plane, most carrier aircraft has no ejection seats. the only way out for the three men aboard was to crawl through an overhead escape hatch after they hit the water. >> would you really have been able to get out? >> kind of rolling the dice at that point. >> big roll of the dice. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: three lives. >> it was a sight that i hope to never see again. >> reporter: lieutenant killen smith aboard
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speaking from the persian gulf was sitting next to hollawell in the cockpit as the it went off the edge. the plane disappeared for four, full seconds. but it was the actions the crew took in the first second that saved them. smith pushed the plane's flaps done to give it lift. hollawell pushed throttles, and detracted the landing gear to decrease grab. >> were you saying anything like come on. >> pretty quiet. for the best. able to focus on what we needed to do. >> reporter: watching in slow motion, see the arresting wire after it snapped whipping across the flight deck. eight crew members suffered broken bones. an investigation blamed faulty maintenance. but credited the flight crew with phenomenal airmanship. >> once we started climbing away it took a moment for us to realize, hey, are we okay. yep, we are okay. two days later, hollawell and smith flew back to the carrier again. david martin, cbs news, norfolk
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house majority leader kevin mccarthy said the house will consider $1.1 billion in funding for the battle against zika when it returns next week. $800 million less than the president requested. dr. jon lapook talked to cdc director tom frieden about funding the crisis. >> we were allocated $222 million for domestic zika control. already, $200 million is out the
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rest gone in the coming weeks. running on empty at this point. >> what happens when you run on empty? >> it means we are having to make difficult choices. not invest in some of the longer term thipgz thngs that are so important. doubling down on our work to improve diagnosis of zika, improving the way we control mosquitoes. >> do you think it is fair to say we have blown the chance to get ahead of the zika epidemic? >> it's not too late. if congress acts soon, we can invest in programs that will help us understand zika better, diagnose it better, and control it belter. >> is the money going to be there when congress returns next week? >> i can't predict the course of that. but i can predict that the only winner from not having money for zika is the zika virus. >> dr. frieden says the way to avoid this situation in the future is to establish an infectious disease rapid response fund. just as fema is in place to respond to disasters. this fund would help the health
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care community rapidly mobilize against
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finally tonight a mother in tallahassee florida posted on line a photograph of her son and new friend. the photo went viral. and the story behind it is one of the most touching we have heard in a while. here is mark strassmann to tell it. >> reporter: monford
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school cafeteria. florida state football players were visiting and walked in for lunch. travis rudolph, the star receiver noticed one sixth grader in particular. >> i saw him by himself. yo, can i have a seat with you. eat with you. sure why not? just started off having a good conversation. >> i was sitting on this side. >> reporter: that kid was 11-year-old bo passkey. >> reporter: you looked up, there he was, what did he say? >> he said, what's up, dude. >> some one nearby took this photo of bo and travis having lunch. everyone else in the picture is sitting far away. you see, bo has autism. and often eats lunch by himself. >> on the days he is sitting alone, i think those are the days it bothers me more than it bothers him. >> reporter: leah passkey is bo's mother, posted to facebook saying this is one day i didn't have to worry if my sweet boy ate lunch alone. because he sat across from someone who is a hero in
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eyes. her post went viral. >> i'm just -- moved with emotion at his generosity and his kindness. i don't know what made him pick bo, but i am so grateful he did. >> rue ddolph. >> travis rudolph could score a million touchdowns this season and never come close to making one family so happy. >> i haven't gone through bullying. i have seen it. i don't like it. i don't approve of bullying. i feel like it is wrong. that is a cool person. i will hang out with him any day. >> bo. >> right here. >> it gets better. at school today all the kids wanted to have lunch with bo. >> i'm a superstar. everybody recognizes me. >> mark strassmann, cbs news, tallahassee. that's the "cbs overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us later for the morning news. and that great show that is called "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm norah o'donnell.
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>> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." a warm welcome to the overnight news, i'm errol barnett. history was made in cuba with the first commercial flight between the united states and the communist nation in more than half a century. jetblue flight 387 from fort lauderdale landed in santa clara without incident. expanding air travel is the centerpiece of president obama's plan to normalize relations with havana. soon could be 300 flights a week from a half dozen u.s. cities. this first flight had 150 passengers, most airline executives and u.s. government officials. but there were also a handful of journalists including our own kris van cleave. >> reporter: you could get to cuba before today, but it was at
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expensive. that changes, making the forbidden island seem a lot less forbidden. for first officer frank berris, being at the controls of the history making flight is to come full circle. his father. frank senior was a teenager when heap fled cuba on one of the last commercial flights to the u.s., 55 years ago. >> i think it is going to be an emotional moment for all of us. i never thought the day would come. in my lifetime. and -- it's, it's amazing, an amazing times. >> reporter: jetblue the first u.s. airline to resume regularly scheduled airline service under new rules allowing americans greater access to cuba. soon as many as 110 daily flights from ten airlines will depart the u.s. for the island nation. >> we wanted to be first to cuba. our crew members wanted to be first in cuba. jet blue ceo, robin hayes. >> this is going to make travel not only easier, but much more
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encourage even more people to travel. >> reporter: airlines were given 90 days to launch the new service. like jetblue american airlines has been rushing to prepare crews on the ground in cuba, shipping boxes of equipment. making sure everything works. >> bottom line is this has been a rushed process. >> after years of tense relations, travel security is a concern for republican mike mccall, the chair of the house homeland security committee. >> we don't know what their vetting process is for the employees. it just takes one person -- either corrupted or radicalized to put a bomb on an airplane. >> reporter: u.s. air marshals will be on some flights. and tsa is confident in security protocols at eight island airlines so far. >> we will ensure they meet all of the requirements that we put in place at last points of departure. >> reporter: pure tourism to cuba is prohibited. rules allowing americans to
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than they used to. the process for passengers is going to be a little different. kind of old school in that no mobile apps, no kiosks, check in counter, visa, airlines recommending be there at least three hours before your flight. one other thing, each flight will have its own mechanic on board. >> both the pentagon and the russian military are claiming kri credit. al adnani died at an air strike outside aleppo. u.s. military can't confirm the death. one official says he was targeted by a predator drone tuesday. meanwhile, moscow claims adnani was one of 40 isis fighters killed in their bombing raid. adnani was the islamic spokesman, and holly williams reports from istanbul. >> abu mohammad, al adnani, regarded as the second most powerful figure within isis, linked to deadly attacks in
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europe. the u.s. has a $5 million bounty on his head. still has the not confirmed whether he has been killed. the u.s.-led coalition targeted abu mohammad al adnani, near al bab in the aleppo province in northern syria. an area where isis has been losing territory. adnani was killed inspecting operations. born in syria adnani was a mysterious figure. rarely captured on camera, face blurred in the only video we have of him. as chief spokesman for isis, adnani incited followers in the west to kill non-muslims where they could in so-called lone wolf attacks. smash his head with a rock or slaughter him with a knife or run him over with your char he said in of a speech in 2014. adnani an architect of external operations for isis according to the pentagon.
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reportedly recruiting fighters and instigating deadly attacks. including those in paris and brusselss. the pentagon said earlier this year, that 25,000 isis fighters have been killed by u.s. coalition air strikes. but adnani was no ordinary fighter. and his death could be a devastating blow to isis. the government of iraq claimed to have hit adnani with an air strike in january. wounding him critically. but that was never confirmed. >> long time u.s. soccer star, hope solo is now a player without a team. first she was suspended from u.s. national team. her contract canceled after she made childish remarks about her opponents at the rio olympics. now she is on indefinite leave from the seattle rain in the national women's soccer league. solo is by all accounts tough as nails, and a great goalkeeper, the first woman to notch 100 ut
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but new video shows her softer side. dana jacobson has more. >> reporter: hope solo's reaction to a six month suspension and u.s. soccer contract was recorded. solo part of a documentary "keeping the score" capturing the olympic journey of members of the u.s. women's soccer team. that meant crews were on hand when solo heard of the termination. footage released yesterday. >> terminated contract. effective effective immediately. distraught hope solo learning u.s. soccer officials were benching her career. >> terminated contract. not just a suspension. >> how can they do both? >> 17 [ bleep ] years and it's over. >> for sweden to send them into the semifinals. >> the u.s. soccer federation suspended and terminated the 35-year-old's contract for calling the swedish women's soccer team a bunch of cowards, after the americans were bounced out of the olympics.
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it is an issue that impacts the entire team. >> rich nichols with u.s. national women's team players association. u.s. soccer is telling the people we can control what you have to say if we didn't look what you have to say we can fire you. >> solo its no stranger to controversy. in 2015, she received a 30 day suspension for a drunk driving incident involving her husband. a year earlier, solo was arrested for allegedly assaulting two family members. >> i'm embarrassed. embarrassed for myself. for my family and for my country. >> solo isn't the only athlete to gain negative attention in rio. right now the only one to be punished. u.s. swimming has yet to announce their penalty for olympian ryan lochte, earlier this month lied about being robbed at gun point at a brazilian gas station. >> comparing apples and oranges. >> "seattle times" sports writer, matt
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in high school, skylar bailer was one of the fastest swimmers, received a scholarship to harvard and brought talents to the ivy league. when the swim season began last fall. skylar switched teams and now swims with the men. the first men's division i athletic team with an openly transgender young man. lesley stahl has his story for 60 minutes. >> reporter: how different are you? if i met you a couple years ago and then saw you today? >> physically, you would say, yeah, you might not recognize me. >> reporter: you look that different? >> i would say so, yeah. >> reporter: we would say so too. this its what skylar baylar looked like in high school. from the outside. skylar appeared to be a young woman had it all.
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outstanding grades in school. >> skylar. >> reporter: all american times in the pool. an combination from swim coaches. >> she was a strong breaststrokers. and those times were fast. >> reporter: harvard women's coach, stephanie marasky traveled to d.c. to recruit her. >> first impressions? >> engaging. energetic. somebody i thought would do well at harvard. >> reporter: harvard was skylar's first choice. but this fairy tale had a wrinkle. one that may have started before skylar learned to swim. >> reporter: when you were a little girl were you a typical little girl? >> definitely not. >> reporter: 3, 4, 5. >> my parents dressed me in pink dresses and bow ties and i had a doll. i don't think i was typical then. i would look to rip them off. i didn't want to wear the dresses. i'm not wearing a dress. >> reporter: skylar's parent. did people think
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>> all the time. >> reporter: terry and gregor assumed he was a tomboy that preferred short hair and hanging out with the guys. that their daughter might be transgender never occurred to them. though, there were clues. in middle school, skylar class that to make self portraits in the present and the future. she came home with this. it made no sense. why the future meant becoming an old man with a mustache. the confusion worsened when puberty hit and things like breasts begin to appear. >> i was like, that's not something i want. and i don't really know why. but i know i didn't want that. >> reporter: even though it felt wrong, skylar saw no choice but to try to make it work as a girl. with long hair, and dresses. but it backfired. she developed major eating disorders. bulimia, anorexia. >> both. >> reporter: both. >> it was serious.
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>> reporter: they postponed skylar going to harvard and got her help at an eating disorders program. when she went to hear some transgender men speak at a local church, wham. everything started to make sense. >> that was like, holy crap, this is me. 100%, they're saying is me. i melted down. started crying. sobbing. my dad was picking me up. coming to visit me. >> that day. >> i walked out to him. sobbing. and he just hugged me. >> he came out, you know in tears. >> and eventually. he said what's wrong, skylar, i said, dad i think i am transgender. >> reporter: how did you handle it? >> i hugged him. and he cried. and cried. >> it just made me realize, i wanted that so badly, but i knew how hard it was going to be. and i, it was look
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swimming? what about my body? what about surgery? what about the money? what about people? what are they going to say? what about my grandparents? my brother? everything at once. but i want this. i know i want this. >> reporter: skylar's mental health improved quickly. still the matter of telling the coach her new women's swimmer would be coming to college as a man. >> reporter: what was your reaction? >> i was surprised. but, the real big question, skylar had was can i still swim on your team? >> reporter: did you think some one that identified as a man could swim on the women's team. >> logistically we might have some issues we would have to work out. >> reporter: like ncaa rules. turns out the ncaa has the a policy that allows for athletes who identify as male, but were born female, to compete on a women's team as long as they don't take male hormones. so, stephanie
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and skylar started making plans to live something of a double life. to be a man on harvard's campus the next fall, but a woman on harvard's swim team. meanwhile, skylar came out as transgender on facebook and posted on instagram that he had so-called top surgery. a double mastectomy to remove the breast he's hadn't wanted. the whole situation started to worry coach morasky. >> stephanie was first to real i that skylar's plan of booingein woman in the water and man outside would be detrimental to your psyche. >> when you enroll in college. >> reinvent yourself. >> you can reinvent yourself. and i was struggling watching skylar because, he wanted to reinvent himself as skylar as a male. but was being held back by the athletic piece of it.
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concerns with friend and colleague, harvard men's swim coach, kevin turrell. >> kevin looked at me and said, i agree with you. i don't think you can have a dual identity. why doesn't he swim for my team? >> reporter: just like that? >> just like that. >> i mean it made sense. right. if you are happy being a male, as, that's what you want to identify as, it makes sense to be on the men's swimming team. >> reporter: that would be allowed under ncaa rules. and, he would be permitted to take testosterone. but before giving skylar the option of joining the team. turrell called a meeting of the swimmers to discuss what he thought would be a very sensitive issues. >> reporter: what were the reactions? >> they didn't see it as a big deal. >> reporter: they didn't? >> i had worked up aall these questions in my mind to ask them. and, i asked them. they were like, that sounds fine. ha-ha. >> reporter: when they didn't even express concern about the locker room, turrell w
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he believed them. >> reporter: i concluded, guys, let's, come into my office. if you want to talk to me one-on-one please do. >> reporter: you thought some might be holding back. >> just because group think. and, then so no one came into the office. >> reporter: it surprised you? >> it did surprise me. you know, i swam in college. over 20 years ago. and i think it would have been a different process for me. >> choosing between the men's and women's teams was agonizing for sky? lar who was used to winning as a woman. on the men's team he would be at the back of the pack. >> skylar had to do a lot of thinking about what mattered most. was it breaking record. or was it really being happy. >> you put that to him? >> i did. >> that was last spring. >> for harvard, lane two, skylar baylor. this fall at harvard's meet against columbia, we watched as skylar got ready. scars visible across
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to step on unon to the starting block to swim with the men, as a man. >> my gel to myself because the it know it realistic for me to win anything right now at all. its to try to beat at least one person. in every race. >> have you met the goal so far? >> almost. yesterday i did get last in my second event. but that its the only one. i have done eight races. seven out of eight of them. i have gotten not last. >> are you really surprised? >> i am happy about it. >> and he is happy about living as a man in all facets of his life. he takes the ncaa approved dosage of testosterone, which has been lowering his voice, broadening his shoulders, and bringing him closer to that future he had envisioned back in middle school. >> you have hey little mustache. >> yes, little mustache. little peach fuzz. >> are you shaving? >> yes, shaved, because i wanted to look nice for the interview.
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all this. chronicling the whole process of his transition on social media. complete with before and after images. and he has invited people to ask when they have questions. >> you are almost passionate about answering questions. >> yes. >> reporter: you don't run away from this? >> people are ignorant. period. it is not taught in school. don't know transpeople. how are you supposed to know the answer to questions about people transgender. >> reporter: what kind of questions do you get? >> do you still have a vagina. people look to ask that one? people like to ask that one? a lot of people, transpeople hate that question. >> reporter: you don't hate that question? >> i don't like it. i try to see it from their perspective. if i were in their position, i would probably be wondering the same thing. >> what's the answer to the question? >> yes, that's the answer to the question. >> simple question. >> you can see the full report on our website. cbs news.com. the overnight news will be right back.
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now, dog lovers have always known that our four legged friend respond best to the tone of your voice. but a new study shows they also understand many of the word you say. michelle miller has this story from a dog run in new york city. >> well, science claims to have proven what dog owners have long taken for granted. that man any best friend not only listens, but actually understand what's being said. which could mean, that, dogs
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not only smarter than we think they are, but they're relationship with their humans could be far more complex. >> sit. good girl. >> reporter: ask any dog owner they will fell you thetell you usually does what it's told. if you say it nicely. >> dance, yeah. >> but a team of hungarian researchers have taken what has been assumed one step further. saying, they proved that dogs actually understand a lot more than we think. >> the regular, sit stay, come here, when we are walking i say wait. >> reporter: the expeerment counted on the cooperation of 13 dogs. a group come the prized of border kolies and golden retrievers. trained to lie still for seven minute during a functional mri scan. wearing headphones, the dogs listened as trainers
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phrases with different intonati intonations. brain scans revealed that like humans, dogs processed word with the left side of their brains and used the right side to process pitch. alexander horowitz author of "being a dog" published by simon and schuster, a division of cbs. what did this study teach us that we didn't know. >> this study showed that there is a division in the dog's brain between meaning and sound. so, they're hearing the pitch of what we say. but they're also attending, at some level to the meaning. especially to familiar words. >> reporter: the results also showed the dogs only recognize praise if both word and tone were positive. unfamiliar words spoken in a neutral tone didn't have the same effect. meaning the dogs weren't easily tricked. for dog owners like lee cannon, the reward issing into his four legged friend is one he can talk to about anything
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consumer watch dog calling federal trade commission. truth in advertising says many social media stars are making a killing online, without telling their fans they're actually looking at an advertisement. the kardashian jenner family at the top of the list. anna werner has the story. ftc says companies have a responsibility to educate social media stars on the right way to post an ad which can be lucrative business. one pr agency told cbs this morning, a youtube account with more than 7 million followers commands $300,000 on average for a video. one to three million instagram followers is worth about $50,000 per post. ♪ can't keep my hand to
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most popular instagram post ever. this photo of her sipping from a coca-cola bottle has 5 million likes. usain bolt plugged gatorade. lady gaga gushed about her dior jeans. truth in advertising alleges posts were not labeled as ad. that may be a problem. there is restrictions on commercial speech. so, if they're getting things for me, or they're being paid to post what they're photographing then there are rules and regulations. the ftc issued an enforcement policy statement in december. which said consumers must be told in a clear and conspicuous way when a social media post is paid for. like including the hash tags, ad or sponsor. this video by miranda sings makes jack in the box sponsorship obvious. truth in advertising says that's often not the case.
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accused the kardashian jenner sisters of not disclosing relationships with companies they're promoting to more than 300 million combined instagram followers. these are business women who are experts at marketing. that was one of the reasons that we decided to focus on them. the reality tv stars responded by amending several posts. kylie jenner noted her rental of this mansion. featured in some of her posts was actually a birthday gift from air bnb. 20-year-old chris collins says he always lets his nearly 18 million social media followers know when his content is sponsored. >> you never want to hide anything or do any sneaky business. i don't think the viewer is going to mind. they will mind if you try to hide something from them. >> that's the "cbs overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you, the news continues. for others check back with us a bit later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center here in new york city,
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barnt et barnett. take care. trump crosses the border. mending fences. >> i happen to have a tremendous feeling for mexican americans. and building walls. as to who pays for the wall we diis't d.cuss >> the governor declares an emergency in florida as tropical storm hermine battles the state. a u.s. navy landing goes terribly wrong. we'll show you what happened next. >> and the college football play of the week. making a young boy's day. >> you looked up and there he was. >> yeah. >> what did he say? >> he said, what's up, dude? ♪
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♪ >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." well it was not exactly on par with nixon's opening to china, but after months of harsh talk about mexico, donald trump made a surprise visit there. he met privately with the president, then stood side by side with him to address the press. trump's tone was distinctly so bfterut the mexican president is taking a hard line on paying for a wall. here is major garrett. >> reporter: donald trump arrived in mexico and took a helicopter to the presidential palace. that to avoid mexico city traffic and scattered street protests. after his meeting with mexican president enrique pena nieto, the gop nominee said about this border of the two countries. >> we recognize and respect the right of either country to build a physical barrier or wall on any of its borders. >> reporter: on his promise that mexico would pay for the wall. trump punted. >> we did discuss the wall. we didn't discuss payment of the
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wall. for a later date. this was a preliminary meeting. >> trump identified five goals for u.s./mexico relations, not included, deportation of 11 million immigrants from mexico in the u.s. a restrained, diplomatic trump. described illegal border crossings and drug trade as a bilateral concern. we will work together. we will get those problems solved. president pena nieto took pains to remind trump in terms of net migration, more mexicans are returning home than coming to the u.s. he urged respect from trump, a veiled reference to his derogatory comments about mexico. >> they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists.
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off his harsh rhetoric. >> mr. president, i want to thank you. it has been a tremendous honor. and i call you a friend. >> reporter: one of the overriding goals of the hastily arranged trip make trump appear presidential and capable on the diplomatic stage. trump will tackle a priority with a speech here tonight designed to clarify deportations and offer specifics on constructing and financing that wall on the southern border. >> major garrett in arizona. thank you. trump's visit to mexico was aimed at part, winning the support of latino voters. mireya villarreal got reaction in los angeles. >> reporter: this afternoon in l.a. county immigration activists loaded into a van and headed to a local registration office where they helped latino residents register to vote. for them this election is personal. >> this issue is so important to the immigrant community. organizers, whose mother was deported and later became a citizen believes donald trump's
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him. do you feel like this meeting is a way to try to manipulate latino voters? >> the way we see it, becoming a political circus. i think he made it clear where he stands. he is not going to change that. >> reporter: 27 million latinos are eligible to vote in the u.s. in 20912 presidential election, 11 million latinos voted. 13 million expected to vote this year the a poll shows hillary clinton with a 55% favorable rating among latinos versus trump with 18%. despite a much calmer trump talking abut his meeting, former treasurer, rosario marin doubts his intentions. >> he thinks all of a sudden he is going there now, millions of mexicans are going to love him and millions here in the united states are going to love him. he is wrong. he is dead wrong. >> reporter: there is latino support for trump including these people at a rally in
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republican strategist, leslie sanchez. >> there are a lot of latinos who are closet trump supporters, independent conservatives. concerned about border security they feel donald trump being an outsider can get something done. >> as a whole, new voters are younger and more diverse. this particular group is hoping to register 10,000 new voters for this particular presidential election. and they're more than ape quarter of the way there. norah, those wanting to vote in the upcoming presidential election they have until end of september to register. >> mireya villarreal thank you so much. new poll out shows the 56% of americans have an unfavorable opinion of hillary clinton. her worst showing ever. any consolation to clinton, better than 63% for donald trump. while he was in mexico today. she was campaigning in cincinnati. here is nancy cordes. >> reporter: dropping in on our neighbors for a few hours and then flying home again that its not how it works. >> reporter: in a speech to the american legion, clinton condemned trump's approach to diplomacy.
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>> you don't build a coalition by insulting our friends, or acting like a loose cannon. you do it by putting in the slow, hard work of building relationships. getting countries, working together, was my job every day as your secretary of state. >> reporter: to drive home the contrast, her campaign compiled a list of every tweet trump has ever written about america's southern ally. mexico is not our friend. he said in one. slamming its totally corrupt government. in another. clinton met with the mexican president herself in 2014. and has not announced plans to go back. she has the got ground to make up in this country. after spending most of the past two weeks, fund-raising. her low public profile enabled trump to dominate the conversation. >> it is impossible to tell where the clinton foundation ends and the state department begins.
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>> reporter: one result is that clinton's favorability ratings have dropped by 9 points among women and 16 points among hispanics just since the start of the month. though she is still leading trump, norah in virtually every national poll. >> nancy cordes, thank you. the "cbs overnight news" will be right back.
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north carolina caught a break today when a tropical system that threatened the outer banks moved out to sea. but tropical storm hermine formed in the gulf of mexico and could become the first hurricane to hit florida's mainland since wilma nearly 11 years ago. four million people are in its path. here is omar villafranca. pounding suffer and gusting wind the first sign of tropical storm hermine's arrival today. in gulf port -- coastal town-- the storm's first rain band submerged neighborhood streets in almost a foot of water. the water quickly surrounded this home turning the front yard into a pond. >> i'm pretty worried. debbie deede is fighting ankle deep water in her mother's home.
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have a pump inside ready to go to flow the water out here. >> reporter: the storm is expected to make landfall tomorrow. soaking portions of the florida coast with as much as 15 inches of rain. hermine has not reached hurricane strength, governor rick scott is warning floridians about the dangerous storm. >> we are going to see some water. don't drive night. we are going to see downed power lines, be careful. don't drive around them. wolfgang and karen love walked around their gulf port neighborhood to check out early flooding. the two residents say they have made preparations for the storm. >> sandbags, i have got sandbags in the back of my jeep. we are driving around seeing if anybody need any. >> there are still some people out here enjoying the beach, but they're going to have to be careful with the dangerous riptide. norah, area schools are canceled tomorrow. in anticipation of the storm. >> all right, omar, thank you so much. want to bring in eric fisher,
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tracking hermine and two hurricanes in the pacific. eric, you looked at it all. how intense is this all going to get? >> well, norah. we watched the system over two weeks now, today reaching tropical storm status. looking much more organized than it has the over the course of the last couple weeks. further strengthening is expected before landfall strong tropical storm and getting to cat i hurricane status. tropical storm warnings up from tampa, reaching into the panhandle. also storm surge is going to be a big issue. hurricane center has a new product. storm surge maps.
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would really recommend anyone who lives in the area to check out the map. this part of the track, high confidence. coming up. making landfall late tomorrow night in florida. across southeast georgia into south carolina. what happens after that is a little less certain. we will watch the storm stall out south of long island as we head into the weekend. indications are we are going to see strong impacts around the mid-atlantic. strong winds as well as heavy rainfall as we head into saturday, sunday. i think that heavy rain is a big thing to focus in on, from florida right up along the east coast with that farther westward track. we could be talking about several inches of flooding rain. then we look to the pacific. two hurricanes. madeline. lester. madeline weakening. tropical storm warnings out for the big island. flash flooding will be the biggest concern. norah. >> good information. thank you so much. in the mediterranean. 100 migrants were rescued just today amid an exodus from north africa. holly williams reports thousands attempting the journey to europe despite dangers which were tragically illustrated one year ago by the plight of a 3-year-old. >> reporter: the image of the lifeless toddler who looked almost as if he was sleeping, woke up the world to the refugee crisis in the mediterranean sea. the family fled war torn syria. tried to make the crossing to europe as hundreds of thousands had before them. in inflatable raft, crammed full of desperate people hoping for a new life. and they're still coming. this week alone, around 10,000 migrants have been red
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the coast of libya. many escaping war and poverty in africa. more than 3,000 people are feared drowned, so far this year. but these five day old twins made it to safety. the route that they tried to take from turkey to greece slowed to a trickle after europe made a deem with turkey to return migrants. but that hasn't solved much. 60,000 people are now stranded in greece. 27,000 of them children. while over 4 million syrian refugees live precarious lives in the middle east. many of their children without education, or any hope for the future. out of those millions of syrian
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refu announced this week that has taken in 10,000 people. so far this year. >> holly williams in istanbul. thank you, holly. chicago's mayor is out with a new plan for civilian oversight of the police. now the goal is to restore community trust that has badly eroded even as gun violence has skyrocketed. dean reynolds is following this. >> reporter: at least 28 people were shot in chicago since monday morning. among the dead, was 16-year-old elijah simms his aunt wanda said what many said before. >> please, please stop the senseless shooting. >> reporter: the often scatter shot gang violence defied solutions and the problem compounded by the toxic relationship between the cops and the community they have sworn to protect. u. tuesday, may your rahm ema
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watch dog to identify police patterns and practices that may be unconstitutional. and a more powerful police oversight board to replace an agency that almost never found the police at fault for anything, over the last decade. of more than 400 police shootings since 2007, for example, it found only 2 unjustified. that despite thousand of abuse complaints, and hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, in legal settlements the city paid to victims of police misconduct. but it isn't always abuse that sours relations. >> my camera. >> after the rapper was held up saturday morning and tried to report the crime at his local police division, he was met with indifference and suspicion by the officers at the desk. >> keep playing candy crush. >> the police apologized. >> i don't believe it is strictly race. it is culture of the chigo
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police and professionalism. >> reporter: the proof of the damage all this is doing is in the numbers. so far this year, chicago has more murders than new york and los angeles combined. and norah, the long labor day weekend its looming. >> shocking to hear the numbers. dean reynold, thank you so much. coming up next -- a plane tumbles off a carrier deck. no one expected what happens next. let's feed him to the sharks! squuuuack, let's feed him to the sharks! yay! and take all of his gold! and take all of his gold! ya! and hide it from the crew! ya...? squuuuack, they're all morons anyway! i never said that. they all smell bad too. no! you all smell wonderful! i smell bad! if you're a parrot, you repeat things. it's what you do. if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. it's what you do. squuuuack, it's what you do. ylysol with hydrogen peroxide. bleach. for a tough clean with zero percent bleach. lysol that.
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it has been said the best pilots have ice water in their
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veins. you are about to meet two who fit the bill. here is david martin. >> reporter: watch what happened when a navy radar plane landed on the carrier "eisenhower." the arresting wire snapped instead of lurching to a halt the 45,000 turboprop went off the front of the ship. completely disappearing from sight for what seems like a very long time. >> you ever had a close call like that? >> had some close calls. but that was the really, really close call there, sir. >> reporter: lieutenant matt hollawell was pilot of a plane, most carrier aircraft has no ejection seats. the only way out for the three men aboard was to crawl through an overhead escape hatch after they hit the water. >> would you really have been able to get out? >> kind of rolling the dice at that point. >> big roll of the dice. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: three lives.
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never see again. >> reporter: lieutenant killen smith aboard the "eisenhower" speaking from the persian gulf was sitting next to hollawell in the cockpit as the it went off the edge. the plane disappeared for four, full seconds. but it was the actions the crew took in the first second that saved them. smith pushed the plane's flaps done to give it lift. hollawell pushed throttles, and detracted the landing gear to decrease grab. >> were you saying anything like come on. >> pretty quiet. for the best. able to focus on what we needed to do. >> reporter: watching in slow motion, see the arresting wire after it snapped whipping across the flight deck. eight crew members suffered broken bones. an investigation blamed faulty maintenance. but credited the flight crew with phenomenal airmanship. >> once we started climbing away it took a moment for us to realize, hey, are we oka
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>> what happens when you run on empty? >> it means we are having to make difficult choices. not invest in some of the longer term things that are so important. doubling down on our work to improve diagnosis of zika, improving the way we control mosquitoes. >> do you think it is fair to say we have blown the chance to get ahead of the zika epidemic? >> it's not too late. if congress acts soon, we can invest in programs that will help us understand zika better, diagnose it better, and control it better. >> is the money going to be there when congress returns next week? >> i can't predict the course of that. but i can predict that the only winner from not having money for zika is the zika virus. >> dr. frieden says the way to avoid this situation in the future is to establish an infectious disease rapid response fund. just as fema is in place to
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finally tonight a mother in tallahassee florida posted on line a photograph of her son and new friend. the photo went viral. and the story behind it is one of the most touching we have heard in a while. here is mark strassmann to tell it. >> reporter: monford middle school cafeteria.
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served up something special tuesday. florida state football players were visiting and walked in for lunch. travis rudolph, the star receiver noticed one sixth grader in particular. >> i saw him by himself. yo, can i have a seat with you. eat with you. sure why not? just started off having a good conversation. >> i was sitting on this side. >> reporter: that kid was 11-year-old bo passkey. >> reporter: you looked up, there he was, what did he say? >> he said, what's up, dude. >> some one nearby took this photo of bo and travis having lunch. everyone else in the picture is sitting far away. you see, bo has autism. and often eats lunch by himself. >> on the days he is sitting alone, i think those are the days it bothers me more than it bothers him. >> reporter: leah passkey is bo's mother, posted to facebook saying this is one day i didn't have to worry if my sweet boy ate lunch alone. because he sat across from some
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eyes. her post went viral. >> i'm just -- moved with emotion at his generosity and his kindness. i don't know what made him pick bo, but i am so grateful he did. >> rudolph. >> travis rudolph could score a million touchdowns this season and never come close to making one family so happy. >> i haven't gone through bullying. i have seen it. i don't like it. i don't approve of bullying. i feel like it is wrong. that is a cool person. i will hang out with him any day. >> bo. >> right here. >> it gets better. at school today all the kids wanted to have lunch with bo. >> i'm a superstar. everybody recognizes me. >> mark strassmann, cbs news, tallahassee. that's the "cbs overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us later for the morning news. and that great show that is called "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm norah o'donnell. ♪ ♪
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>> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." a warm welcome to the overnight news, i'm errol barnett. history was made in cuba with the first commercial flight between the united states and the communist nation in more than half a century. jetblue flight 387 from fort lauderdale landed in santa clara without incident. expanding air travel is the centerpiece of president obama's plan to normalize relations with havana. soon could be 300 flights a week from a half dozen u.s. cities. this first flight had 150 passengers, most airline executives and u.s. government officials. but there were also a handful of journalists including our own kris van cleave. >> reporter: you could get to cuba before today, but it was
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private charter service and very expensive. that changes, making the forbidden island seem a lot less forbidden. for first officer frank berris, being at the controls of the history making flight is to come full circle. his father. frank senior was a teenager when heap fled cuba on one of the last commercial flights to the u.s., 55 years ago. >> i think it is going to be an emotional moment for all of us. i never thought the day would come. in my lifetime. and -- it's, it's amazing, an amazing times. >> reporter: jetblue the first u.s. airline to resume regularly scheduled airline service under new rules allowing americans greater access to cuba. soon as many as 110 daily flights from tir
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depart the u.s. for the island nation. >> we wanted to be first to cuba. our crew members wanted to be first in cuba. jet blue ceo, robin hayes. >> this is going to make travel not only easier, but much more affordable, that's going to encourage even more people to travel. >> reporter: airlines were given 90 days to launch the new service. like jetblue american airlines has been rushing to prepare crews on the ground in cuba, shipping boxes of equipment. making sure everything works. >> bottom line is this has been a rushed process. >> after years of tense relations, travel security is a concern for republican mike mccall, the chair of the house homeland security committee. >> we don't know what their vetting process is for the employees. it just takes one person -- either corrupted or radicalized to put a bomb on an airplane. >> reporter: u.s. air marshals will be on some flights. and tsa is confident in security protocols at eight island airlines so far. >> we will ensure they meet all of the requirements that we put in place at last points of departure. >> reporter: pure tourism to cuba is prohibited. rules allowing americans to
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travel there have more leeway than they used to. the process for passengers is going to be a little different. kind of old school in that no mobile apps, no kiosks, check in counter, visa, airlines recommending be there at least three hours before your flight. one other thing, each flight will have its own mechanic on board. >> both the pentagon and the russian military are claiming credit. al adnani died at an air strike outside aleppo. u.s. military can't confirm the death. one official says he was targeted by a predator drone tuesday. meanwhile, moscow clims adnani was one of 40 isis fighters killed in their bombing raid. adnani was the islamic spokesman, and holly williams reports from istanbul. >> abu mohammad, al adnani, regarded as the second most powerful figure within isis, linked to deadly attacks in
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europe. the u.s. has a $5 million bounty on his head. still has the not confirmed whether he has been killed. the u.s.-led coalition targeted abu mohammad al adnani, near al bab in the aleppo province in northern syria. an area where isis has been losing territory. adnani was killed inspecting operations. born in syria adnani was a mysterious figure. rarely captured on camera, face blurred in the only video we have of him. as chief spokesman for isis, adnani incited followers in the west to kill non-muslims where they could in so-called lone wolf attacks. smash his head with a rock or slaughter him with a knife or run him over with your char he said in of a speech in 2014. adnani an architect of external operations for isis according to the pentagon. reportedly recruiting fighters and instigating deadly attacks.
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brusselss. the pentagon said earlier this year, that 25,000 isis fighters have been killed by u.s. coalition air strikes. but adnani was no ordinary fighter. and his death could be a devastating blow to isis. the government of iraq claimed to have hit adnani with an air strike in january. wounding him critically. but that was never confirmed. >> long time u.s. soccer star, hope solo is now a player without a team. first she was suspended from u.s. national team.
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her contract canceled after she made childish remarks about her opponents at the rio olympics. now she is on indefinite leave from the seattle rain in the national women's soccer league. solo is by all accounts tough as nails, and a great goalkeeper, the first woman to notch 100 shutouts in international play. but new video shows her softer side. dana jacobson has more. >> reporter: hope solo's reaction to a six month suspension and u.s. soccer contract was recorded. solo part of a documentary "keeping the score" capturing the olympic journey of members of the u.s. women's soccer team. that meant crews were on hand when solo heard of the termination. footage released yesterday. >> terminated contract. effective immediately. distraught hope solo learning u.s. soccer officials were benching her career. >> terminated contract. not just a suspension. >> how can they do both? >> 17 [ bleep ] years and it's over. >> for sweden to send them into the semifinals. >> the u.s. soccer federation suspended and terminated the 35-year-old's contract for calling the swedish women's soccer team a bunch of cowards, after the americans were bounced out of the olympics.
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>> a larger issue than hope. it is an issue that impacts the entire team. >> rich nichols with u.s. national women's team players association. u.s. soccer is telling the people we can control what you have to say if we didn't look what you have to say we can fire you. >> solo its no stranger to controversy. in 2015, she received a 30 day suspension for a drunk driving incident involving her husband. a year earlier, solo was arrested for allegedly assaulting two family members. >> i'm embarrassed. embarrassed for myself. for my family and for my country. >> solo isn't the only athlete to gain negative attention in rio. right now the only one to be punished. u.s. swimming has yet to announce their penalty for olympian ryan lochte, earlier this month lied about being robbed at gun point at a brazilian gas station. >> comparing apples and oranges.
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in high school, skylar bailer was one of the fastest swimmers, received a scholarship to harvard and brought talents to the ivy league. when the swim season began last fall. skylar switched teams and now swims with the men. the first men's division i athletic team with an openly transgender young man. lesley stahl has his story for 60 minutes. >> reporter: how different are you? if i met you a couple years ago and then saw you today? >> physically, you would say, yeah, you might not recognize me. >> reporter: you look that different? >> i would say so, yeah. >> reporter: we would say so
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too. this its what skylar baylar looked like in high school. from the outside. skylar appeared to be a young woman had it all. outstanding grades in school. >> skylar. >> reporter: all american times in the pool. an attractive combination from swim coaches. >> she was a strong breaststrokers. and those times were fast. >> reporter: harvard women's coach, stephanie marasky traveled to d.c. to recruit her. >> first impressions? >> engaging. energetic. somebody i thought would do well at harvard. >> reporter: harvard was skylar's first choice. but this fairy tale had a wrinkle. one that may have started before skylar learned to swim. >> reporter: when you were a little girl were you a typical little girl? >> definitely not. >> reporter: 3, 4, 5. >> my parents dressed me in pink dresses and bow ties and i
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i don't think i was typical then. i would look to rip them off. i didn't want to wear the dresses. i'm not wearing a dress. >> reporter: skylar's parent. did people think skylar was a boy? >> all the time. >> reporter: terry and gregor assumed he was a tomboy that preferred short hair and hanging out with the guys. that their daughter might be transgender never occurred to them. though, there were clues. in middle school, skylar class that to make self portraits in the present and the future. she came home with this. it made no sense. why the future meant becoming an old man with a mustache. the confusion worsened when puberty hit and things like breasts begin to appear. >> i was like, that's not something i want. and i don't really know why. but i know i didn't want that. >> reporter: even though it felt wrong, skylar saw no choice but to try to make it work as a girl. with long hair, and dresses. but it bir
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disorders. bulimia, anorexia. >> both. >> reporter: both. >> it was serious. >> we feared for his life. >> reporter: they postponed skylar going to harvard and got her help at an eating disorders program. when she went to hear some transgender men speak at a local church, wham. everything started to make sense. >> that was like, holy crap, this is me. 100%, they're saying is me. i melted down. started crying. sobbing. my dad was picking me up. coming to visit me. >> that day. >> i walked out to him. sobbing. and he just hugged me. >> he came out, you know in tears. >> and eventually. he said what's wrong, skylar, i said, dad i think i am transgender. >> reporter: how did you handle it? >> i hugged him. and he cried. and cried.
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>> it just made me realize, i wanted that so badly, but i knew how hard it was going to be. and i, it was look what about swimming? what about my body? what about surgery? what about the money? what about people? what are they going to say? what about my grandparents? my brother? everything at once. but i want this. i know i want this. >> reporter: skylar's mental health improved quickly. still the matter of telling the coach her new women's swimmer would be coming to college as a man. >> reporter: what was your reaction? >> i was surprised. but, the real big question, skylar had was can i still swim on your team? >> reporter: did you think some one that identified as a man could swim on the women's team. >> logistically we might have some issues we would have to work out. >> reporter: like ncaa rules. turns out the ncaa has the a policy that allows for athletes who identify as male, but were
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don't take male hormones. so, stephanie marosky said yes. and skylar started making plans to live something of a double life. to be a man on harvard's campus the next fall, but a woman on harvard's swim team. meanwhile, skylar came out as transgender on facebook and posted on instagram that he had so-called top surgery. a double mastectomy to remove the breast he's hadn't wanted. the whole situation started to worry coach morasky. >> stephanie was first to real i that skylar's plan of being a woman in the water and man outside would be detrimental to your psyche. >> when you enroll in college. >> reinvent yourself. >> you can reinvent yourself. and i was struggling watching skylar because, he wanted to reinvent himself as skylar as a male. but was being held back by the athletic piece of it. >> reporter: she discussed
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concerns with friend and colleague, harvard men's swim coach, kevin turrell. >> kevin looked at me and said, i agree with you. i don't think you can have a dual identity. why doesn't he swim for my team? >> reporter: just like that? >> just like that. >> i mean it made sense. right. if you are happy being a male, as, that's what you want to identify as, it makes sense to be on the men's swimming team. >> reporter: that would be allowed under ncaa rules. and, he would be permitted to take testosterone. but before giving skylar the option of joining the team. turrell called a meeting of the swimmers to discuss what he thought would be a very sensitive issues. >> reporter: what were the reactions? >> they didn't see it as a big deal. >> reporter: they didn't? >> i had worked up aall these questions in my mind to ask them. and, i asked them. they were like, that sounds fine. ha-ha.
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>> reporter: when they didn't even express concern about the locker room, turrell wasn't sure he believed them. >> reporter: i concluded, guys, let's, come into my office. if you want to talk to me one-on-one please do. >> reporter: you thought some might be holding back. >> just because group think. and, then so no one came into the office. >> reporter: it surprised you? >> it did surprise me. you know, i swam in college. over 20 years ago. and i think it would have been a different process for me. >> choosing between the men's and women's teams was agonizing for sky? lar who was used to winning as a woman. on the men's team he would be at the back of the pack. >> skylar had to do a lot of thinking about what mattered most. was it breaking record. or was it really being happy. >> you put that to him? >> i did. >> that was last spring. >> for harvard, lane two, skylar baylor. this fall at harvard's meet against columbia, we watched as skylar got ready. scars visible across his chest. to step on unon to the starting
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block to swim with the men, as a man. >> my gel to myself because the it know it realistic for me to win anything right now at all. its to try to beat at least one person. every race. >> have you met the goal so far? >> almost. yesterday i did get last in my second event. but that its the only one. i have done eight races. seven out of eight of them. i have gotten not last. >> are you really surprised? >> i am happy about it. >> and he is happy about living as a man in all facets of his life. he takes the ncaa approved dosage of testosterone, which has been lowering his voice, broadening his shoulders, and bringing him closer to that future he had envisioned back in middle school. >> you have hey little mustache. >> yes, little mustache. little peach fuzz. >> are you shaving? >> yes, shaved, because i wanted to look nice for the interview. >> skylar remarkably open about
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chronicling the whole process of his transition on social media. complete with before and after images. and he has invited people to ask when they have questions. >> you are almost passionate about answering questions. >> yes. >> reporter: you don't run away from this? >> people are ignorant. period. it is not taught in school. don't know transpeople. how are you supposed to know the answer to questions about people transgender. >> reporter: what kind of questions do you get? >> do you still have a vagina. people look to ask that one? people like to ask that one? a lot of people, transpeople hate that question. >> reporter: you don't hate that question? >> i don't like it. i try to see it from their perspective. if i were in their position, i would probably be wondering the same thing. >> what's the answer to the question? >> yes, that's the answer to the question. >> simple question. >> you can see the full report on our website. cbs news.com. the overnight news will be right back.
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