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protection. missouri's claire mccaskill says she's not sure that's the answer. >> at the end of the day, i like that i drive to the grocery store and talk to women and men in the produce department about what's going on. >> reporter: many law makers argue they need to turn the m e microscope on themselves, dialing down political rhetoric that has divided the nation. >> i am for all of us to remember that we are, first, americans. >> reporter: a number of lawmakers described today's incident as a wake-up call, as one senator put it, scott, congress can set a tone for the nation showing that you can disagree without animosity. >> our chief congressional correspondent nancy cordes. thank you. the "cbs overnight news" will be right back.
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. the 66-year-old gunman was from belleville, illinois, but jeff pegues tells us he'd been living out of his van since march. >> reporter: he was interviewed at an occupy wall street protest. >> 99% are getting pushed around, and the 1% are just not giving a damn. >> reporter: he was also known to post anti-republican comments online. on facebook recently, he was direct about his disdain for the president. trump is a traitor and has destroyed our democracy. it's time to destroy trump and company. two days later, neirs
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his home in belleville, illinois called police to complain of a subject in the pine trees shooting. according to the sheriff's office, it was hodgkinson and police told him not to engage his firearm. and he posted on a group called terminate the republican party. maryellen o'toole is a former fbi profiler. >> one of the primary personality traits is someone who is an injustice collector. they look for grievances and blame other people for it. >> reporter: in 2006, he was arrested when he punched a woman in the face and threatened another man in the home with a shotgun. hitting him with the weapon and then firing a shot as the man ran away. >> a total of five down. >> reporter: investigators are now tracing the assault rifle and handgun used in t
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attack and going through an old white conversion van the fbi thinks hodge kinson may have been living in. they believe he has been in the alexandria area since march. back in march, he had been a volunteer for the bernie sanders campaign. today sanders said he was sickened by the attack. >> violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society. and i condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. >> reporter: so far, scott, investigators have found no connection to domestic or international terror groups. witnesses say hodge kinson had recently been hanging out at the ymca near the baseball field. tonight police are asking the public to report any past sightings of the suspect as they try to build a full timeline. >> jeff pegues, thanks. >> margaret brennan has
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>> everyone on that field is a public servant. our courageous police, our congressional aides. who worked so tirelessly behind the scenes with enormous devotion and our dedicated members of congress who represent our people. >> reporter: the attack is the most high-profile act of domestic political violence on his watch. mass shootings have become an unfortunate, but repeated, tragedy for recent american presidents. known for his often direct, off the cuff style, today the president chose his words carefully, after speaking with the wife of wounded congressman steve scalise. his speechwriter edited the remarks until moments before the president delivered them with his daughter and son-in-law standing nearby. >> we are strong els when we are unified and when we work together for the common good. >> reporter: a white house official said the president was very
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nature of what was unfolding this morning. and he worked on his remarks with vice president pence. someone who served in congress himself, to craft a speech that showed reference a showed reverence and respect for the victims. >> margaret, thanks. we don't know about the gunman's mental health, but it appears his fury may have been fanned by what has become the incendiary rhetoric of american politics. here's major garrett. >> we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capitol is here because, above all, they love our country. >> reporter: republicans and democrats both called for civility today. democrat nancy pelosi. >> and we respect you and your constituents who sent you here. >> reporter: but partisan unity has been lacking for years. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. ep
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campaign, then candidate trump used insen dairy language to describe his democratic opponent, hillary clinton. >> such a nasty woman. >> reporter: she, in turn, called trump supporters deplorable. >> they're racist, sexist, xenophopic. >> reporter: the heated rhetoric has continued since president trump's inauguration. kathy griffin posed for this photo posted on social media, depicting a decapitated president trump. and a new york production of julius caesar had a trump look alike. >> i can only hope that the democrats do tone down the rhetoric. that the rhetoric has been outrageous. and the anger directed at donald trump. >> reporter: but later he said the fault lies with both sides. >> and i think all of us can be a little
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i will be, i can promise you, to just say let's just notch it down, you know, a couple of decibels. >> reporter: as law enforcement tried to learn if there was a distinct political motive behind the shooting, voices here in congress said no political grievance could justify violence. in the harrowing aftermath, republicans and democrats appear inclined to ease the rhetoric and the sense of division. >> thanks. when we come back. many are missing in a high rise fire. no matter who was in there last. protection. new lysol power & fresh 6 goes to work flush after flush for a just-cleaned feeling that lasts up to 4 weeks. lysol. what it takes to protect.
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calderon just finished loading his truck. >> go, go. >> reporter: as workers rushed out, san francisco police officers rushed in. deputy chief tony chapman. >> one of the team located the suspect who was still armed with an assault pistol. the suspect put the gun to his head and discharged the weapon. >> reporter: before killing himself, the gunman shot five ups employees. three are dead. the workers were praised. >> they're happy, hard-working people. and we know them. we know them in every single neighborhood of the city. >> reporter: the congressional baseball game gives democrats and republicans a chance to show that they can play nice, at least once a year. >> there's a lot of, you know, good-natured trash talking and ribbing. you really do form friendships and working relationships with your colleagues. >> reporteem
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sanches has been playing for 1 r5 years. >> it's made it much easier for me to walk across the aisle and say hey, can we get this done? >> the game, first played in 1909, was the idea of republican congressman john tenor of pennsylvania, a former major league player. the democrats won. the cincinnati inquirer headline read, republican team ground into dust bit y the unholy scorf 26-16. unholy, even though the priest was the umpire. for decades, it was a house affair. senators didn't join until 1950. the first grand slam was hit by a congressman from grand rapids, michigan. gerald ford. in 1956, they were called on account of pain. too many were gettingur
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the most riveting accounts of the shooting in alexandria came from members of congress. >> we were at batting practice. we have a congressional beiasebl game we play every year. >> steve scalise was on second base, fielding balls, and all of a sudden, we heard a very loud shot. >> a rifle that was clearly meant for the job of taking people out. >> was coming around the fence line, and he was looking for all of us who were, had found cover in different spots. but if we didn't have returned fire right there, he would have come up to each one of us and shot us point blank. >>
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i assume people have been calling 911 already. >> shots being fired and there are people running, possibly victims involved. >> still shots being fired? >> yes, we have multiple calls coming in at this time. >> i got behind a big oak tree behind the batting cage. it took me a few seconds, i wasn't sure whether there was one shooter or two or which direction the bullets are coming from. they're landing a few feet from me. >> joe barton's boy was here, shagging balls, and we got him into the dugout and stuffed him under the bench. >> stay down! >> scalise's security detail and capitol hill police immediately began -- to return fire. >> he goes down on his f
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>> we need medics. there's also a victim down in the baseball field. >> hey! the guy, the guy that's been shot, is he okay? anybody talking to him? >> we could see steve scalise out in the field. he dragged himself, after he was shot from near second base, about 10 or 15 yards into the field. >> the sad thing is nothing could happen. he laid there, but he was crawling, so we knew he was alive. >> i was the first out to steve. and then brad, another member from ohio, who's a physician came out, and we applied pressure on the wound. >> i felt like i was back in iraq. as a surgeon. and steve was conscious and okay. >> i got steve scalise's phone and called his wife. >> this is a tragic situation, and frankly, it's changed everything as i know it. forever. >> that's the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check bk
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later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the nation's capitol, i'm scott pelley. shots being fired, and there are people running, possibly victims involved. >> violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society, and i condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. >> we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. this is the "cbs overnight news." hi, everyone, and welcome to the overnight news. i'm dimarco morgan. our nation's capital has seen its share of violence over the years, but nothing like this. a gunman sought repubca
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congress men and their staffs on a baseball field. he opened fire, wounding four people, including congressman steve scalise before a pair of c capitol police begingunned him . >> reporter: the gunman opened fire this morning on republican members of the house and senate at a ball field in alexandria, virginia, about five miles from capitol hill. they were practicing for tomorrow night's charity game to be played against a team of democrats. four people, including the 51-year-old congressman, were shot. another, capitol police officer crystal griner is in good condition tonight. two others suffered minor injuries. the gunman, a homeless man, angry with the republican party, was fatally shot by the police. >> reporter: just after 7:00 a.m., batting practice was wrapping up when the first shots rang out. a bystander's video captured the
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air. tennessee congressman chuck fleischmann and others sprinted to the dugout where he says they felt like sitting ducks. >> today i experienced the carnage of actual gunshots being fired first hand. it was horrific. >> reporter: witnesses say it soon became a gun battle between the shooter and police. congressman joe barton, who manages the team, was there with his 10 year old son jack, who took cover under a nearby suv. >> dozens, if not hundreds of shots fired. it was scary. >> reporter: rodney davis was taking batting practice when the attack began. >> i heard a loud noise. i thought it was a construction site dropping a large piece of metal. and the next thing i heard was, run, he's got a gun. >> reporter: the gunman approached a fence along the third-base line but never got on the field. steve scalise standing on second base was shot first. other law makers took cover in the first base
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scalise dragged himself across the field, leaving a trail of blood. after the attack was over, jeff flake and others ran to his aid. >> he was just laying on the field, been shot in the hip. so we applied pressure and tried to stop the bleeding there. >> reporter: also shot, zachary barth and matt mika, who used to work on the hill but now is a lobbyist for tyson foods. two capitol police officers, crystal griner and david bailey, were also wounded. because of his leadership position, scalise has a security detail with him at all times. congressman williams who injured his ankle during the shooting says without them it could have easily been a massacre. >> there could have easily been25 deaths or more today. but officers griner and bailey prevented that and my family and i will be forever grateful. >> reporter: congressman jeff duncan left before the
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encountered the shooter before the shooting. >> i encountered someone in the parking lot who asked me if it was a republican or democrat team. >> reporter: some members still had their uniforms on, still trying to process what happened and how to move on. >> we have to remember is this. that the american people -- excuse me -- are great people. >> reporter: a show of force at the capitol today. long security lines and armed patrols, guarding a shaken congress. >> we can't let the haters win. and they won't. >> reporter: the shooting prompted a pause in partisanship. >> an attack on one of us is an attack on all of us. [ applause ] >> reporter: this attack wounded a very well-known member. >> we're still not there yet. >> reporter: as
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counting votes and changing minds, a role reserved for those with the power of persuasion. >> he loves this place. i've never seen him in a bad mood. i know he must be. he's human. >> reporter: unlike scalise, most rank and file members do not have a security detail. new york republican claudia tenney got this menacing e-mail today, one down, 216 to go. a man who threatened arizona's martha mcsally will be arraigned this week. >> when you see some of the things that are going on out there, it's like the frog in the water where you're turning the temperature up one degree at a time. and, as i said when the man was arrested making threats against me, threats of violence and acts of violence are not so far apart. >> reporter: some members asked today whether they could use campaign funds to pay for more protection. missouri's claire mccaskill says she's not sure that's the answer. >> at the end of the day, i like that i drive to the grocery store. and talk to women and men
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produce department about what's going on. >> reporter: in 2011 hodgkinson was interviewed at an occupy wall street protest. >> 99% are getting pushed around, and the 1% are just not giving a damn. >> reporter: he was also known to post anti-republican comments online. on facebook recently, he was direct about his disdain for the president. trump is a traitor, and he has destroyed our democracy, he wrote on march 22nd, it's time to destroy trump and company. two days later, march 24th, neighbors near his home in belleville, illinois called police to complain of a subject in the pine trees shooting. according to the sheriff's office, it was hodgkinson, and deputies told him not to discharge his weapon in the area. he did have a valid firearms license and was not charged. and just yesterday, hodgkinson posted on the facebook page of a group called "terminate the
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republicans thieving and cheating. maryellen o'toole is a former fbi profiler. >> one of the primary personality traits is someone who is a justice collector. they look for grievances occurring to them and blame other people for it. >> reporter: in 2006 he was arrested when he punched a woman in the face and threatened another man in the home with a shotgun. hitting him with the weapon and then firing a shot as the man ran away. >> we have a known total of five down. >> reporter: investigators are now tracing the assault rifle and handgun used in today's attack in going through an old white conversion van the fbi thinks hodgkinson may have been living in. they believe he has been in the alexandria area since march. back in illinois, hodgkinson had been a volunteer for the bernie sanders campaign. today, senator sanders said that he was sickened by the attack. >> violence of any
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each year, more than 90,000 americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, and though it's often deadly, it is treatable. two new studies show how diet and exercise can help colon cancer survivors stay cancer free. >> reporter: five years ago, dave strong and his wife mary decided to get in shape. they changed their diet and hit the gym five days a week. after turning 50 last year, strong had his first koips. >> the first thing i saw was my wife over me with tears in her eyes. >> reporter: the bad news was colon cancer that had already spread to his liver. he's had three surgeries and is about to start his last five
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>> i pushed myself when i could and slowed down when i had to. but i tried to keep the normalcy going. >> reporter: he continues to eat healthy and work out. new research suggests those kinds of lifestyle changes can help. one study followed patients with colon cancer who had completed treatment. they were scored on body weight, physical activity and lifestyle choices. those with the highest scores had the 42% chance of dying over seven years, dr. charles fuchs co-authored the studies. in another study, colon cancer patients who ate at least two servings of tree nuts had a 46% lower chance of relapse. they help control insulin levels, and it's
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insulin can fuel the growth of cancer cells. >> for colon cancer patients, you reduce the likelihood of the cancer coming back. >> reporter: in the laboratory, insulin is added to cancer cells to help them grow. even if those studies don't prove cause and effect, it makes sense that whatever you eat can affect your body dealing with cancer. tens of thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting and most need to be fed, and that job has fallen to the world food program. seth doane reports. >> reporter: in this syrian warehouse, they're preparing for the assault on raqqah. there's sugar, salt, and lentils >> at the moment, we have about 160,000 people already that have fled raqqah and the fighting. >> rep
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planning for at least 200,000 more to flee. he's with the world food program in syria. when you think about an assault on raqqah, you think about the military component. you have an entire other world to consider. >> exactly. a military action in raqqah means for us, hundreds of thousands of people moving. >> reporter: hundreds of workers, all displaced themselves are working for the wfp. they pack rations here to feed as many as 1.5 million families a month. >> it's a diet that is what is beneath the people. chickpeas. >> reporter: what you're distributing in syria is very different from what you'd distribute in south sudan. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: this is about preventing hunger of course, but also about preventing another crisis, migration. as those who are fed here in syria are less likely to move or cross borders in search of food. >> if you know
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get your monthly ration every month, you don't move. >> reporter: more than half of syria's population has been displaced. and he says getting food to them is complicated, with dozens of different armed groups fighting each other for power. >> it's probably the most complex operation in terms of access. and who is controlling what. >> reporter: they're only feeding about 4 million of the 7 million in need. but these rations are key to keeping syrians alive and keeping them here to ultimately rebuild their country. seth doane, cbs news, on the outskirts of damascus. many return home with military honors, unfortunately, there are people out there who only pretend to be heroes, and there's a new movement afoot to ferret them out. >> reporter: stolen
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term for those who falsely claim military service to gain recognition or money. it is offensive for many americans to think of, but it's real. but because the government often dontd have the resources or time to investigate, private citizens pick up the slack. >> this is basically a memorial tribute to all my friends who passed away overseas. >> reporter: in 2013, the show "american idol" featured a contestant with a sympathetic story. >> we were in ramadi, iraq. >> reporter: matt farmer served in iraq but was never injured in battle and later admitted it was all lies in a letter to the website, guardian of valor. >> that pretty much started the whole thing. >> reporter: guardian of valor founder may be the most prominent stolen valor detective. he works day and night, separating military fact from fiction. >> we've had family
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it gets crazy sometimes. i've had sons turn their dads in, dads turn their sons in. it's wild. >> reporter: the website has a wall of shame and links to video confrontations. this video of a man claiming to be an army ranger being challeng challenged while shopping. >> where did you go to basic training? >> fort jackson. >>reporter: has been viewed nearly 6 million times on youtube. >> why's your flag so low? >> reporter: do you get mad at these people? do you feel sorry for them? >> originally, in the beginning i felt angry and sorry. now i don't feel anything. i just know that i'm protecting, you know, what our brothers and sisters have earned overseas. >> reporter: false claims of battlefield glory have been made as long as there's been war. but, as you can see from the online
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now can easiliy escalate in intensity. some of it can come off as the work of vigilantes. >> right. >> reporter: it can even get dangerous. >> it can. >> reporter: if somebody's falsely accused. >> that's right, and we have never falsely accused anyone. >> reporter: you don't consider yourself a vigilante. >> no. we don't go chasing these people. we give them a chance to explain themselves. what's up with the dog? >> that's my standard-issue canine. >> reporter: joe represents the 2.2 million veterans of the american legion and sees the work as a service to the men and women who fought honorably. >> it's an important concept to us. so we don't look kindly on those who lie, cheat, steal. >> reporter: anderson, who served 13.5 years in the army, including a tour in afghanistan
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donations. he can spend years on an investigation and says he won't expose someone unless he's 100%. >> i've got six or seven guys that are constantly working these e-mails, you know. >> you do realize that this patch, first of all, is upside down. >> people never learn. >> reporter: they never learn. the attraction of that golory i? >> it's just too much for some people. ♪ ♪
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it is graduation time at the cia, no, not the one with all the spies. the other one, with the chefs. we get a taste. >> i am much better at working with the small flowers, and she is much better at making the larger flowers. >> reporter: this is skya stark. and you'll find an edible garden with roses, peonies and fuchsias. >> we have made around 2 or 300 at the moment. >> reporter: and it's their homework. decorating a nine-tier wedding cake. >> everyone walks in and like oh, look at those flowers, and we're like, yeah, we're
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it happens. >> reporter: the roommates are baking and pastry students at the culinary institute of america, also known as the other cia, a place julia child once called the harvard of cooking schools. >> now you should start to right off the bat understand what's going on here. why are they simmering? why is there motion in there? >> reporter: among its nearly 3,000 students is james pickmore hut from australia. >> my family were kind of baffled by the fact that i wanted to go to culinary school. because i was studying engineering and i said i want to study food. and they were like, okay, why? >> reporter: cici cooper is from washington, d.c. and enrolled after serving in the air force. how different is this from air force service? >> i think it's a little bit more structured. i hate to say that, because the military's all about structure. >> reporter: this is more structured than the military? >> it is. in the military you have structure on a grand scale, but
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minute detail. >> reporter: details that begin with the fundamentals, like knife skills. >> some of them are close to the money. this is very close. so just keep them a little bit tighter. >> reporter: leading to more advanced work in latin cuisines. >> they are you're going to take it up and over. >> reporter: wine tasting. >> so is it more apple/pear? is it more stone fruit? is it more citrus or tropical? >> reporter: and even 3d printing with sugar. the school's nine restaurants are also classrooms, where students both cook. >> i have the market fish for you. >> reporter: and wait tables. the culinary institute of america started as a trade school, for 50 gis returning from world war ii. it would go on to change how chefs were taught, says cia president, tim ryan. >> the european model, and particularly, the french model,
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it was to learn as you go. you're going to be an indentured servant to me for three years, and in 1946, along comes the cia and blows up that notion on not just how chefs are trained but educated. >> reporter: but at a price. it costs around $33,000 a year to attend. that's more than many grads make in their first year out of school. and then there are the occupational hazards. >> we have an unusual report. it's the cut and burn report. >> reporter: really? >> yeah, i probably can fairly safely say that no other college or university has a cut and burn report. and basically, that tracks who got cut. >> reporter: cuts and burns heal of course. >> i bid you to dream big dreams. [ applause ] >> reporter: for felice, kiki and
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police across the country are using new tactics in the battle against so-called porch pirates. they are the ones who sneak up and steal your packages. >> reporter: mounted security cameras can catch the crime and sometimes the criminal, but that doesn't always happen. that's why police are using their own bait packages, putting gps trackers inside so they can find the thief and arrest them. in houston, pittsburgh and los angeles, these alleged porch pirates are quick and brazen. in campbell, california, homeowner cameras caught this man approaching his porch before reportedly making off with his delivery. >> those things in life you don't need to go through. >> reporter: that motivated him to work with his local police department who now uses his
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hoping to lure criminals. they pack a common delivery item along with a gps tracking device. they want to keep that under wraps so criminals don't know what to look for. >> a lot of times, thieves are opening up the boxes to make sure it's something they want. >> reporter: so they're getting picky. the programs are successful in several cities. more than 100 suspected thieves are taken the bait. but the tactic raised concerns after a stolen package led to a high-speed chase, and officers swarming a movie theater to make an arrest. while experts say these operations are legal, some say they should be regulated by court order or warrant. >> citizens absolutely should be concerned about tracking technologies and law enforcement's unfettered access to tracking technologies. >> reporter: another concern, some departments deliberately putting higher-priced items
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the bait packages which could result in a felony conviction. >> bumping up the value could raise concerns from the fairness of due process. >> reporter: there are critics who say you are trying to trap these thieves into a bigger crime, is that what's happening here? >> this is about us identifying a trend that's happening, not only in campbell but throughout the country. and it's really a way for us to work with our community. >> reporter: it's a sentiment shared by many homeowners. >> i feel all for the program. you should feel safe and comfortable. not only in your home but in your neighborhood. >> reporter: to avoid being the victim, police say you should have your packages delivered somewhere where someone can receive them in person like your work or a neighbor's home. they also suggest installing security cameras like this ring doorbell that can deter thieves all together. that's the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you the news continues, and for others, you can check back
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for the morning news and of course cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm dimarco morgan. members of congress under attack. a gunman opens fire on republicans practicing for a charity ball game. >> as soon as the gunman is down, i ran out to steve. >> house majority whip, steve scalise of louisiana is critically wounded. >> many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two capitol police officers who took down the gunman. outrage at the capitol. >> i am sickened by this despicable act. >> but unity, too, as democrats pray for their gop colleagues. >> an attack on one of us is an attack on all of
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[ applause ] this is the "cbs overnight news." reporting tonight from washington. congressman steve scalise of louisiana, the third-ranking republican in the house is in critical condition tonight after a shooting that has shaken this great capitol. but it has also left the capitol more unified than it has been in a very long time. the gunman opened fire this morning on republican members of the house and senate at a ball field in alexandria, virginia, about five miles from capitol hill. they were practicing for tomorrow night's charity game to be played against a team of democrats. four people, including the 51-year-old congressman were shot. another, capitol police officer, crystal griner, is in good condition tonight. two others suffered minor injuries. the gunman, a homeless man,
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was fatally shot by the police. we have extensive coverage from a team of correspondents and first we'll go to chip reid in alexandria. >> reporter: just after 7:00 a.m., batting practice was wrapping up when the first shots rang out. a bystander's video captured the sound of bullets piercing the air. tennessee congressman chuck fleischmann and others sprinted to the dug out where he saying they felt like sitting ducks. >> today i experienced the carnage of actual gunshots being fired first hand. it was horrific. >> reporter: witnesses say it soon became a gun battle between the shooter and police. joe barton who manages the team was there with his 10 year old son jack, who took cover under a nearby suv. >> dozens if not hundreds of shots fired. it was scary. >> reporter: congressman rodney davis was taking batting
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>> i heard a large noise. i thought it was a construction site dropping a large piece of metal, and the next thing i heard was run,'s got a gun. >> reporter: the gunman approached the third-base line fence but never got on the field. scalise was shot first. other lawmakers took cover in the first base dugout. teammates say, scalise dragged himself across the field, leaving a trail of blood. after the shooting was others, others ran to his aid. >> we ran to the field. he got shot in the hip. so we applied pressure and tried to stop the bleeding there. >> reporter: also shot, zachary barth, a staff member, and matt mika, who used to work on the hill but now is a lobbyist for tyson foods. two capitol police members were also wounded. because of his leadership position, scalise has a security detail with him at all times. congressman williams who injured his ankle during theot
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says without them it could have been a massacre. >> there could have easily been 25 deaths or more today. but officers griner and bailey prevented that, and my family and i will be forever grateful. >> reporter: congressman jeff duncan left just before the shooting began and he believes he encountered the gunman as he was leaving. >> i had an interaction with someone in the parking lot who asked me if the team practicing was a democrat or republican. i told him they were republicans, he said, okay, thanks and turned around. remember aft >> reporter: after the attack, some still had their uniforms on, still trying to process what happened and how to move on. >> what we have to remember is this. that the american people -- excuse me. are great people. and we have great values. we represent great people every day. >> reporter: il,
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were shot by the assailant. congressman scalise is in critical condition after surgery, lobbyist matt mika is also in critical condition. he was shot twice in the chest. officer griner was shot in the ankle. she is in good condition and finally, staffer zach barth was shot in the leg and is in good condition. members of the house have decided not to give into fear. the annual baseball game will be held as scheduled tomorrow. >> chip reid at the scene of the assault. well, at least for a day there was rare unity on capitol hill. here's nancy cordes. >> reporter: a show of force is at the capitol today. long security lines and armed patrols, guarding a shaken congress. >> we can't let haters win. >> reporter: the shooting prompted applause and partisanship. >> an attack on one of us is an attack on all of us. [ applause ]
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>> reporter: this attack wounded a very well-known member. >> we're still not there yet. >> reporter: as majority whip, steve scalise is responsible for counting votes and changing minds, a role reserved for those with the power of persuasion. >> he loves this place. i've never seen him in a bad mood. i know he must be. he's human. >> reporter: unlike scalise, most rank and file members do not have a security detail. new york republican claudia tenney got this menacing e-mail today, one down, 216 to go. a man who threatened arizona's martha mcsally will be arraigned this week. >> when you see some of the things going on out there it's like the frog in the water where you're turning the temperature up one degree at a time. and as i said when the man was arrested making threats against me, threats of violence and acts of violence aren't so far apart. >> reporter: some members asked today whether they could use campaign funds to pay for more protection. missouri's claire mccaskill says she's not sure that's the answer.
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>> at the end of the day, i like that i drive to the grocery store and talk to women and men in the produce department about what's going on. >> reporter: many law makers argue they need to turn the microscope on themselves, dialing down political rhetoric that has divided the nation. >> i am for all of us to remember that we are, first, americans. >> reporter: a number of lawmakers described today's incident as a wake-up call, as one senator put it, scott, congress can set a tone for the nation showing that you can disagree without animosity. >> our chief congressional correspondent nancy cordes. thank you. the "cbs overnight news" will be right back.
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from belleville, illinois, but jeff pegues tells us he'd been living out of his van since march. >> reporter: in 2011, hodgkinson, who was active politically, was interviewed at an occupy wall street protest. >> 99% are getting pushed around, and the 1% are just not giving a damn. >> reporter: he was also known to post anti-republican comments online. on facebook recently, he was direct about his disdain for the president. trump is a traitor and has destroyed our democracy. he wrote on march 22nd. it's time to destroy trump and company. two days later, neighbors near his home in belleville, illinois called police to complain of a subject in the pine trees
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according to the sheriff's office, it was hodgkinson and deputie told him not to discharge his weapon in the area. he did have a valid firearms license and was not charged. and just yesterday, hodgkinson posted on the facebook page of a group called "terminate the republican party." maryellen o'toole is a former fbi profiler. >> one of the primary personality traits is someone who is an injustice collector. they look for grievances and blame other people for it. >> reporter: in 2006, he was arrested when he punched a woman in the face and threatened another man in the home with a shotgun. hitting him with the weapon and then firing a shot as the man ran away. >> a total of five down. >> reporter: investigators are now tracing the assault rifle and handgun used in today's attack and going through an old white conversion van the fbi
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thinks hodgkinson may have been living in. they believe he has been in the alexandria area since march. back in march, he had been a volunteer for the bernie sanders campaign. today sanders said he was sickened by the attack. >> violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society. and i condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. >> reporter: so far, scott, investigators have found no connection to domestic or international terror groups. witnesses say hodgkinson had recently been hanging out at the ymca near the baseball field. tonight police are asking the public to report any past sightings of the suspect as they try to build a full timeline. >> jeff pegues, thanks. >> margaret brennan has the reaction at the white house. >> reporter: an often
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unity. >> everyone on that field is a public servant. our courageous police, our congressional aides. who worked so tirelessly behind the scenes with enormous devotion and our dedicated members of congress who represent our people. >> reporter: the attack is the most high-profile act of domestic political violence on his watch. mass shootings have become an unfortunate, but repeated, tragedy for recent american presidents. known for his often direct, off the cuff style, today the president chose his words carefully, after speaking with the wife of wounded congressman steve scalise. his speechwriter edited the remarks until moments before the president delivered them with his daughter and son-in-law standing nearby. >> we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good. >> reporter: a white house official said the president was very aware of the delicate nature of what was unfolding this morng
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and he worked on his remarks with vice president pence. someone who served in congress himself, to craft a speech that showed reverence and respect for the victims. >> margaret, thanks. we don't know about the gunman's mental health, but it appears his fury may have been fanned by what has become the incendiary rhetoric of american politics. here's major garrett. >> we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capitol is here because, above all, they love our country. >> reporter: republicans and democrats both called for civility today. democrat nancy pelosi. >> and we respect you and your constituents who sent you here. >> reporter: but partisan unity has been lacking for years. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. >> reporter: during the campaign, then candidate trump used incendiary language to
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describe his democratic opponent, hillary clinton. >> such a nasty woman. >> reporter: she, in turn, called trump supporters deplorable. >> they're racist, sexist, homophobic, zen foxenophopic, islamaphobic. >> reporter: the heated rhetoric has continued since president trump's inauguration. kathy griffin posed for this photo posted on social media, depicting a decapitated president trump. and a new york production of julius caesar had a trump look alike. shortly after the shooting, chris collins pointed the finger at democrats. >> i can only hope that the democrats do tone down the rhetoric. that the rhetoric has been outrageous. and the anger directed at donald trump. >> reporter: but later he said the fault lies with both sides. >> and i think all of us can be a little introspective now. i will be, i can promise you, to just say let's just notch it
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decibels. >> reporter: as law enforcement tried to learn if there was a distinct political motive behind the shooting, voices here in congress said no political grievance could justify violence. in the harrowing aftermath, republicans and democrats appear inclined to cool the rhetoric and ease the sense of division. >> major garrett, thanks. when we come back. many are missing in a high rise fire.
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in london, at least 12 are dead, 80 are hurt. in a high rice catastrophe. jonathan vigliotti is there. >> reporter: the 24-storey building quickly became an inferno, trapping people inside. some waved clothing frantically to get attention. >> what floor are you at? 7, yeah? >> reporter: this 16-year-old and her family escaped. from the 13th floor. >> flashlights from the windows. people screaming, banging on the windows. >> reporter: witnesses watched as desperate parents tried to save their children. >> people dropped their kids. >> they were literally being thrown out of the balcony, people throwing themselves out so they don't get burned. >> reporteow
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>> this is quite high up. past eight floors. people jumping and throwing their kids. if you can't save me, please save my children. >> reporter: the fire started in an apartment on the fourth floor around 1:00 a.m. one resident described smelling gas. the building had just undergone a multi-million dollar renovation, but authorities now think the new cladding may have acted like a chimney, spreading the fire quickly up the outside of the building. complaints against the building go back years. residents worried abut fire hazards, including blocked exits. one person i spoke to said the management company wasn't responsive. it's still unclear if water sprinklers were installed. >> jonathan vigliotti, and we'll be right back.
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finished loading his truck. >> they were screaming, get out, go, go, go. >> reporter: as workers rushed out, san francisco police officers rushed in. deputy chief tony chapman. >> one of the team located the suspect who was still armed with an assault pistol. the suspect put the gun to his head and discharged the weapon. >> reporter: before killing himself, the gunman shot five ups employees. three are dead. san francisco mayor ed lee praised ups workers. >> they're happy, hard-working people. and we know them. we know them in every single neighborhood of the city. >> reporter: the congressional baseball game gives democrats and republicans a chance to show that they can play nice, at least once a year. >> there's a lot of, you know, good-natured trash talking and ribbing. you really do form friendships and working relationships with your colleagues. >> reporter: democrat linda sanchez has been playing for 15 years.
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mike doyle, of pennsylvania, is her manager. >> it's made it much easier for me to walk across the aisle and say hey, can we get this done? >> the game, first played in 1909, was the idea of republican congressman john tenor of pennsylvania, a former major league player. the democrats won. the cincinnati inquirer headline read, republican team ground into dust by the unholy score of 26-16. unholy, even though the priest was the umpire. for decades, it was a house affair. senators didn't join until 1950. the first grand slam was hit by a congressman from grand rapids, michigan. gerald ford. in 1958, the games were called on account of pain. the speaker said too many were tt
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the most riveting accounts of the shooting in alexandria came from members of congress. >> we were at batting practice. we have a congressional baseball game we play every year. >> there are a number of members and staff fielding. steve scalise was on second base, playing second base, fielding balls, and all of a sudden we heard a very loud shot. >> a rifle that was clearly meant for the job of taking people out. >> was coming around the fence line, and he was looking for all of us who were, had found cover in different spots. but if we didn't have returned fire right there, he would have come up to each one of us and shot us point blank. >> do you know where he's at?
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>> i assume people have been calling 911 already. >> shots being fired and there are people running, possibly victims involved. >> still shots being fired? >> yes, we have multiple calls coming in at this time. >> i got behind a big oak tree behind the batting cage. it took me a few seconds, i wasn't positive whether there was one shooter or two but also, which direction the bullets are coming from. they're landing just a few people from me. >> joe barton's boy was here, shagging balls, and we got him into the dugout and stuffed him under the bench. >> stay down! >> scalise's security detail and capitol hill police immediately began -- to return fire. >> he goes down on his face. they go over and handcuff him. >> we need medics.
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the baseball field. >> hey! the guy, the guy that's been shot, is he okay? anybody talking to him? >> we could see steve scalise out in the field. he dragged himself, after he was shot from near second base, about 10 or 15 yards into the field. >> the sad thing is nothing could happen. he laid there, but he was crawling, so we knew he was alive. >> i was the first out to steve. and then brad, another member from ohio, who's a physician came out, and we applied pressure on the wound. >> i felt like i was back in iraq. as a surgeon. and steve was conscious and okay. >> i got steve scalise's phone and called his wife. >> this is a tragic situation, and frankly, it's changed everything as i know it. forever. >> that's the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back a little later for the morning news and cbs this morni
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from the nation's capitol, i'm scott pelley. shots being fired, and there are people running, possibly victims involved. >> violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society, and i condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. >> we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. this is the "cbs overnight news." hi, everyone, and welcome to the overnight news. i'm dimarco morgan. our nation's capital has seen its share of violence over the years, but nothing like this. a gunman with a bone to peck with president trump
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their staffs on a baseball field. he opened fire, wounding four people, including congressman steve scalise before a pair of capitol police gunned him down. we have team coverage from washington. >> reporter: the gunman opened fire this morning on republican members of the house and senate at a ball field in alexandria, virginia, about five miles from capitol hill. they were practicing for tomorrow night's charity game to be played against a team of democrats. four people, including the 51-year-old congressman, were shot. another, capitol police officer crystal griner is in good condition tonight. two others suffered minor injuries. the gunman, a homeless man, angry with the republican party, was fatally shot by the police. >> reporter: just after 7:00 a.m., batting practice was wrapping up when the first shots rang out. a bystander's video captured the sound of bullets piercing the air. tennessee congressch
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fleischmann and others sprinted to the dugout where he says they felt like sitting ducks. >> today i experienced the carnage of actual gunshots being fired first hand. it was horrific. >> reporter: witnesses say it soon became a gun battle between the shooter and police. congressman joe barton, who manages the team, was there with his 10 year old son jack, who took cover under a nearby suv. >> dozens, if not hundreds of shots fired. it was scary. >> reporter: rodney davis was taking batting practice when the attack began. >> i heard a loud noise. i thought it was a construction site dropping a large piece of metal. and the next thing i heard was, run, he's got a gun. >> reporter: the gunman approached a fence along the third-base line but never got on the field. steve scalise standing on second base was shot first. other law makers took cover in the first base dugout. scalise dragged himself across the field, leaving a trail of
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after the attack was over, jeff flake and others ran to his aid. >> he was just laying on the field, been shot in the hip. so we applied pressure and tried to stop the bleeding there. >> reporter: also shot, zachary barth and matt mika, who used to work on the hill but now is a lobbyist for tyson foods. two capitol police officers, crystal griner and david bailey, who are members of scalise's security team were also wounded. because of his leadership position, scalise has a security detail with him at all times. congressman williams who injured his ankle during the shooting says without them it could have easily been a massacre. >> there could have easily been 25 deaths or more today. but officers griner and bailey prevented that and my family and i will be forever grateful. >> reporter: congressman jeff duncan left before the shooting began but believes he encountered the shooter before the shooting. >> i encountered someone in the
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was a republican or democrat team. i told him they were republicans. he said, okay, thanks and turned around. >> reporter: after the attack, some of the members still had their uniforms on, still trying to process what happened and how to move on. >> we have to remember is this. that the american people -- excuse me -- are great people. >> reporter: a show of force at the capitol today. long security lines and armed patrols, guarding a shaken congress. >> we can't let the haters win. and they won't. >> reporter: the shooting prompted a pause in partisanship. >> an attack on one of us is an attack on all of us. [ applause ] >> reporter: this attack wounded a very well-known member. >> we're still not there yet. >> reporter: as majority whip, steve scalise is responsible for counting votes and changing
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minds, a role reserved for those with the power of persuasion. >> he loves this place. i've never seen him in a bad mood. i know he must be. he's human. >> reporter: unlike scalise, most rank and file members do not have a security detail. new york republican claudia tenney got this menacing e-mail today, one down, 216 to go. a man who threatened arizona's martha mcsally will be arraigned this week. >> when you see some of the things that are going on out there, it's like the frog in the water where you're turning the temperature up one degree at a time. and, as i said when the man was arrested making threats against me, threats of violence and acts of violence are not so far apart. >> reporter: some members asked today whether they could use campaign funds to pay for more protection. missouri's claire mccaskill says she's not sure that's the answer. >> at the end of the day, i like that i drive to the grocery store. and talk to women and men in the produce department about what's going on.
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>> reporter: in 2011 hodgkinson was interviewed at an occupy wall street protest. >> 99% are getting pushed around, and the 1% are just not giving a damn. >> reporter: he was also known to post anti-republican comments online. on facebook recently, he was direct about his disdain for the president. trump is a traitor, and he has destroyed our democracy, he wrote on march 22nd, it's time to destroy trump and company. two days later, march 24th, neighbors near his home in belleville, illinois called police to complain of a subject in the pine trees shooting. according to the sheriff's office, it was hodgkinson, and deputies told him not to discharge his weapon in the area. he did have a valid firearms license and was not charged. and just yesterday, hodgkinson posted on the facebook page of a group called "terminate the republican party", calling the republicans thieving and cheating.
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maryellen o'toole is a former fbi profiler. >> one of the primary personality traits is someone who is an injustice collector. this is someone who goes through life and looks for grievances occurring to them and blame other people for it. >> reporter: in 2006 he was arrested when he punched a woman in the face and threatened another man in the home with a shotgun. hitting him with the weapon and then firing a shot as the man ran away. >> we have a known total of five down. >> reporter: investigators are now tracing the assault rifle and handgun used in today's attack in going through an old white conversion van the fbi thinks hodgkinson may have been living in. they believe he has been in the alexandria area since march. back in illinois, hodgkinson had been a volunteer for the bernie sanders campaign. today, senator sanders said that he was sickened by the attack. >> violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society, and i condemn this action in the
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each year, more than 90,000 americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, and though it's often deadly, it is treatable. and there are more than a million survivors here in the united states. two new studies show how diet and exercise can help colon cancer survivors stay cancer free. here's dr. jon lapook. >> reporter: five years ago, dave strong and his wife mary decided to get in shape. they changed their diet and hit the gym five days a week. after turning 50 last year, strong had his first colonoscopy. >> the first thing i saw was my wife over me with tears in her eyes. so i knew immediately something was bad. >> reporter: the bad news was colon cancer that had already spread to his liver. he's had three surgeries and is about to start his last five treatments of chemo. >> i pushed myself when i could and slowed down when i had to.
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going. >> reporter: he continues to eat healthy and work out. new research suggests those kinds of lifestyle changes can help. one study followed patients with colon cancer who had completed treatment. they were scored on body weight, physical activity and lifestyle choices. those with the highest scores had the 42% chance of dying over seven years lowered. dr. charles fuchs co-authored the studies. in another study, colon cancer patients who ate at least two servings of tree nuts had a 46% lower chance of relapse. over seven years. tree nuts like almonds, cashews and walnuts helped control
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and it's believed insulin can fuel the growth of cancer cells. >> for colon cancer patients, you reduce the likelihood of the cancer coming back. >> reporter: in the laboratory, insulin is added to cancer cells to help them grow. even if those studies don't prove cause and effect, it makes sense that whatever you eat can affect your body dealing with cancer. dr. john la book, cbs news new york. overseas, the noose continues to close around isis. tens of thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting and most need to be fed, and that job has fallen to the world food program. seth doane reports. >> reporter: in this syrian warehouse, they're preparing for the assault on raqqah. there's sugar, salt, and lentils >> at the moment, we have about 160,000 people already that have fled raqqah and the fighting. >> reporter: and yacob is planning for at least 200,000 more to flee.
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he's country director for the u.s.-backed world food program in syria. when you think about an assault on raqqah, you think about the military component. you have an entire other world to consider. >> exactly. a military action in raqqah means for us, hundreds of thousands of people moving. >> reporter: hundreds of workers, all displaced themselves are working for the wfp. they pack rations here to feed as many as 1.5 million families a month. >> it's a diet that is what is reflecting the needs of the people. chickpeas is a staple food here. >> reporter: what you're distributing in syria is very different from what you'd distribute in south sudan. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: this is about preventing hunger of course, but also about preventing another crisis, migration. as those who are fed here in syria are less likely to move or cross borders in search of food. >> if you know as a family you get your monthly ration every
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>> reporter: more than half of syria's population has been displaced. and he says getting food to them is complicated, with dozens of different armed groups fighting each other for power. >> it's probably the most complex operation in terms of access. and who is controlling what. >> reporter: they're only feeding about 4 million of the 7 million in need. but these rations are key to keeping syrians alive and keeping them here to ultimately rebuild their country. seth doane, cbs news, on the outskirts of damascus. u.s. special forces troops are on the front line against the islamic state. many return home with military honors, unfortunately, there are people out there who only pretend to be heroes, and there's a new movement afoot to ferret them out. >> reporter: stolen valor is a term for those who falsely claim military service to gain
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it is offensive for many americans to think of, but it's real. but because the government often doesn't have the resources or time to investigate, private citizens pick up the slack. >> this is basically a memorial tribute to all my friends who passed away overseas. >> reporter: in 2013, the show "american idol" featured a contestant with a sympathetic story. >> we were in ramadi, iraq. and we came across an ied, and the ied exploded. >> reporter: matt farmer served in iraq but was never injured in battle and later admitted it was all lies in a letter to the website, guardian of valor. >> when we outed the guy from "american idol," that pretty much started this whole thing. >> reporter: anthony anderson may be the most prominent stolen valor detective. he works day and night, separating military fact from fiction. >> we've had family members turn their own family m
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i've had sons turn their dads in, dads turn their sons in. it's wild. >> reporter: the website has a wall of shame and links to video confrontations. >> my son really admires guys in the army. >> this video of a man claiming to be an army ranger being challenged while shopping. >> where did you go to basic training? >> fort jackson. >> reporter: has been viewed nearly 6 million times on youtube. >> why's your flag so low? >> reporter: do you get mad at these people? do you feel sorry for them? >> originally, in the beginning i did. i felt angry and sorry. now i don't feel anything. i just know that i'm protecting, you know, what our brothers and sisters have earned overseas. >> reporter: false claims of battlefield glory have been made as long as there's been war. but, as you can see from the online videos, confrontations now can easily escalate in intensity.
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some of it can come off as the work of vigilantes. >> right. >> reporter: it can even get dangerous. >> it can. >> reporter: if somebody's falsely accused. >> that's right, and we have never falsely accused anyone. >> reporter: you don't consider yourself a vigilante. >> no. not at all. we don't go chasing these people. we give them a chance to explain themselves. what's up with the dog? >> that's my standard-issue canine. it's very important to veterans that the integrity of the system be respected. >> reporter: joe represents the 2.2 million veterans of the american legion and sees the work as a service to the men and women who fought honorably. >> it's an important concept to us. so we don't look kindly on those who lie, cheat, steal. >> that as my retirement flag and certificate. >> reporter: anderson, who served 13.5 years in the army, including a tour in afghanistan funds the site through donations. he can spend years on an
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it is graduation time at the cia, no, not the one with all the spies. the other one, with the chefs. we get a taste. >> i am much better at working with the small flowers, and she is much better at making the larger flowers. >> reporter: this is skaya stark. and you'll find an edible garden with roses, peonies and fuchsias. >> we need 800 flowers for the cake, but we've made 200 or 300 at the moment. >> reporter: and it's their homework. decorating a nine-tier wedding cake. >> everyone walks in and like oh, look at those flowers, and we're like, yeah, we're bakers, it happens. >> reporter: the roommates are baking and pastry students at
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america, also known as the other cia, a place julia child once called the harvard of cooking schools. >> now you should start to right off the bat understand what's going on here. why are they simmering? why is there motion in there? >> reporter: among its nearly 3,000 students is james bickmore hutt from australia. >> my family were kind of baffled by the fact that i wanted to go to culinary school. because i was studying engineering and i said i want to study food. and they were like, okay, why? >> reporter: cici cooper is from washington, d.c. and enrolled after serving in the air force. how different is this from air force service? >> i think it's a little bit more structured. i hate to say that, because the military's all about structure. >> reporter: this is more structured than the military? >> it is. in the military you have structure on a grand scale, but here it's down to that little minute detail. >>or
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with the fundamentals, like knife skills. >> some of them are close to the money. this is very close. so just keep them a little bit tighter. >> reporter: leading to more advanced work in latin cuisines. >> then you're going to take it like this, up and over. >> reporter: wine tasting. >> so is it more apple/pear? is it more stone fruit? is it more citrus or tropical? >> reporter: and even 3d printing with sugar. the school's nine restaurants are also classrooms, where students both cook. >> i have the market fish for you. >> reporter: and wait tables. the culinary institute of america started as a trade school, for 50 gis returning from world war ii. it would go on to change how chefs were taught, says cia president, tim ryan. >> the european model, and particularly, the french model, was based on apprenticeship. it was to learn as you go.
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servant to me for three years, and in 1946, along comes the cia and blows up that notion on not just how chefs are trained but educated. >> reporter: but at a price. it costs around $33,000 a year to attend. that's more than many grads make in their first year out of school. and then there are the occupational hazards. >> we have an unusual report. it's the cut and burn report. >> reporter: really? >> yeah, i probably can fairly safely say that no other college or university has a cut and burn report. and basically, that tracks who got cut. >> reporter: cuts and burns heal of course. >> i bid you to dream big dreams. [ applause ] >> reporter: for felice, cici and skaya, what's far more lasting, they hope is a recipe for success.
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