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captioning funded by cbs go od morning. it is thursday, september 7th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." hurricane irma devastates the caribbean islands on its way to florida. the deadly category 5 storm could affect up to 37 million people. we're in puerto rico where nearly a million people are without power. millions are under evacuation orders. the hurricane could cause huge construction cranes to crash down. we'll talk with florida governor rick scott about the early morning briefing he just relieved on the storm. plus president trump stuns the government. and his
steve bannon talks to charlie about the chur's catholic leaders and charlottesville. . but we begin this morning with your world in 90 seconds. >> the winds have increased. >> hurricane irma turns deadly in the caribbean. >> hurricane irma shows no signs of weakening. still a powerful category 5 storm. >> taking aim at florida after leaving a trail of destruction in the bbcariean. >> this is going to be like a buzz saw coming through the florida keys. >> we're not playing round. we want people to leave. >> we want them to get a night of sleep. just one night. they're not getting anything. >> president trump streaks a deal with the democrats. >> donald trump jr. is heading toit capilol hl for a meeting on the
the russian election meddling. >> seahawks' michael bennett accused police of excessive force motivated by race. >> the fbi is investigating an explosion inside a post office in east chicago, indianat tha all that -- >> it is prince george's first day at school. there's no doubt he looks really, really cute. >> stumbled out of the box. he couldn't do this again if he tried. >> how do you survive because you have a media agime. >> i'm a street seller. that's what i am. that's why donald trump and get along so well. he's a fighter, a great count counterpun
>> -- and all that matters. >> madison keys joins the all-american semifinal party. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." hurricane irma is barreling toward florida a destroying lives and homes in the northern caribbean. new video shows widespread destruction across the region. at least ten people have died including eight on the resort island of st. martin. >> irma is slamming the north caribbean in the dominican republic. it's still a category 5 storm with top sustained winds of 180 miles per hour, and it is on track to hit miami early sunday. one estimate say up to 30,000 people can
irma's path. >> let's go to tony dokoupil. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. about 900,000 puerto ricos wake up this hour without power. many are in little villages like this one on the northeastern end of the island. as we survey the damage, we're seeing a lot of this. we're seeing power lines draped over other power lines. in some cases we're really being careful. power lines dangling down, blowing in the wind. 185-mile-per-hour winds pummeled the island leaving behind debris and devastation. the string of popular vacation december city nations were slammed by irma. over 65,000 are now homeless. st. martin, home to beach
here in puerto rico, thailand home to 3.4 million americans narrowly avoided landfall but with a storm as powerful as irma, even a sideswipe is catastrophic. >> we need to take people out. >> everybody needs to be out. >> we're going room by room. >> reporter: we were evacuated from our room along with vacationers like dave to take part in the shelter. we're in the ballroom when people were lined up if dinner when water suddenly started dropping heavily from the ceiling and they're afraid the roof is going to cave in over here. a ceiling tile fell in and you can hear the water just cascading down. >> next time i ooh i'm going to look at the weather before i make my vacation plans. >> reporter: he spent his night here with his family but he is worry about what he'll discover outside. >> i can only imagine what the little houses and villas
like. our prayers and thoughts to all of the families. >> reporter: as officials begin to survey the damage, the picture, and the data that come back is a warning to everybody in south florida right now. one professor at mit and hurricane expert came up with 7 trillion watts. to put that in perspective, that's about twice the energy used in all the bombs in world war ii. norah? >> wow. puerto rico. thank you for your reporting. irma continues to move through florida where it's expected to turn north by sunday. where it turns willmake a huge difference especially in areas like the florida key. they're under a mandatory order. traffic remains heavy. that is the only highway out. as many as 25,000 people have already left. elaine quijano is on the eastern edge of the keys. elaine, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah. it is a picture g
fwoe. in fact, we actually found a few folks who say they plan on riding out the storm right here, but officials are telling us, if you do decide to stay, you're on your own. three days before hurricane irma is forecasted to hit florida -- >> nobody will be left here at the house we'll have to worry about sf. >> no. >> reporter: the monroe county sheriff scott ward is making sure everybody in the keys is getting out. do you have any idea how many are left? yo you have no way of knowing, right? >> no miami. >> reporter: a maanndatory evacuation order is in place. >> it's getting on the road and not knowing what we're going to run into. >> reporter: a caravan of cars and trucks line the only highway out of town on wednesday. gas stations along highway 1 quickly ran out of gas. >> i guess i'll
taking a long expensive ride on uber. >> reporter: boats are going into storage. but not thomas wilson. he's ridden out four hurricanes on his boat. irma will be his fifth if he decides to stay. >> how worried are you about this storm? >> i'm worried about this one. this one's to be a killer. >> reporter: wilson says he'll decide whether to stay on saturday. key west international airport will shut down later today. gayle? >> people are being warned. thank you very much, elaine. people in miami beach and other low lying areas are being told to leave and find higher ground. miami beach is on barrier island with only a few exit points am i cross the bay in miami there are some big concerns over some 25 construction cranes that cannot be taken down before irma arrives. people living in nearby
buildings are being urged to get out. mark strassmann on the plans fro text the buildings and infrastructure. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. one of the worries are these construction sites and i'll tell you why. take a look. it's these construction cranes all over miami. they're massive and heather. their cutter bounds alone can way up to 30,000 pounds. you do not want to be near one of these should it start to collapse. when hurricane irma hits cranes like these could spin like weather vanes. they're designed to do that says peter 'zaga, a contractor in south florida. >> if you were to lock them down, they would prevent more resistant and cause more problems. >> reporter: irma's sustained winds have reached as high as 185 miles per hour and there's a fear they could
this one did in new york after superstorm sandy. they're being told to move to their buildings' interior because of the cranes and because of flying debris. after hurricane andrew in 1992, building codes require the use of hurricane-resistant windowle they remained intact after a single impact by a 2x4 traveling 60 feet a second. >> the problem is with a hurricane it's possible the window gets hit over and over and over and over again. >> reporter: on miami beach which is just three feet above sea level, storm surge is the big worry. two years ago we visited this lab to see how a hurricane sends giant walls of water inland. they have pulling station. they won't stop the storm surge. only dry the city out after the storm leaves.
mayor levine. >> we won't be able to help people or rescue them. they need to know that now. you need to leave miami beach. more than 90,000 people live on miami beach, many of them elderly. for many city leader they hope to avoid traffic jams that lead on and off the island by starting that mandatory evacuation order now. charlie? >> thanks, mark. new photos show the massive scope of the storm. chief weathercaster lonnie quinn of wcbs is here with the latest on the path. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. we still have a cat 5. still 185-mile-per-hour winds. yesterday i told you how florida will sit in this storm. watch this. the state of texas just about fits inside this storm. look at the size of it. so now the question is, charlie was just saying, where is it going from here. national hurricane center. very, very certain it's going to
west/northwest of the cat 5. but somewhere around cuba and this is the question mark. somewhere around cuba it starts this turn to the north anywhere, anywhere within this cone is the possibility for a landfall. that's when the national hurricane weather. i el shoal you the one model so you can see how they handle it. i know a lot of you appreciate this mod. take a look at this. take a look at the landfall right south of miami. that's a very, very bad situation. it travels right up along the eastern seaboard. we'll watch all this again. the curve to the north, with don't know when. let's go over to you. >> lonnie, thanks so much. florida governor rick scott joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. this is a massive storm. i made sure everybody has fuel. i
we're doing everything we can to get gas into these stations so people can evacuate. >> governor, i know you received a briefing this morning. what's the latest on this storm and where it's headed. >> as we just heard, it's a cone. we don't know whether it's going hit the west coast osh east coast. everybody has to get ready. we do know it's going to be massive wind and rain. my biggest concern is people don't understand the amount of potential storm surge. this can cover homes. we haven't seen this. we haven't seen this in andrew. we haven't seen this. i think people really need to understand you've about got to listen to your local officials. this storm surge could kill you. >> what do you need to make sure that people are being responsive and therefore evacuating? what more can the government do? >> we're doing that. i traveled the state. i was down to the keys, miami, the naples area. i'll be traveling around the state to get the message out. we c
emergency management teams around the state. i've been telling everybody, you've got to listen to your locals. if they say evacuate, get out then. don't wait because the highways are going get busy. we're seeing more traffic through up through 75 and 95. so investigate ready, be prepared, have a plan, and get out when they say to get out. >> you said it best yesterday, governor. houses can be rebuilt, lives cannot. i hope people are listening to you again. >> i know. >> thank you so much for joining us again. airlines are being accused of price gouging by some people trying to evacuate florida. in our next hour, kris van cleave looks at what really happened and how airlines are rushing to fix that problem. former white house chief strategist steve bannon is speaking out about prch's decision to end the daca program. it protects nearly 800,000 immigrants from deportation. they came tohe
as children. we spoke to steve bannon on "60 minutes." it's his first interview since leaving the white house. >> look what he did to daca. i don't agree with it but i understand it. he said last night in a tweet, even tweet, he's going to rethink it. trust me, the guys on the far right, the conservative side, are not happy with this. >> can i remind you a good catholic cardinal dolan is opposed to happening with daca. >> the catholic church has been terrible about this. the bishops have been terrible about this. you know why. because unable to really -- to come to grips with the problems in the church, they need illegal aliens. they need illegal aliens to fill the churches. it's obvious on the face of it. that's what the entire catholic bishop's condemning. they have an economic interest in unlimited
unlimited i8 legal immigration. >> boy, that's a tough thing to say about your church. >> as much as i respect cardinal dolan and the bishops on doctrine, this is not doctrine at all. i tote aally respect the pope and the catholic bishops and cardinals on doctrine. this is not about doctrine. this is about the sovereignty of the nation. in that regard it's another guy with an opinion. >> we want you to know we reached out to the archdiocese of new york this morning. we're waiting to hear what they say. >> it's interesting that he says that about the catholic church. >> it's interesting. we've not heard him speak before. he's not one to mince words. >> there's a lot more how he wants go against republican leadership in the congress and we'll share how he views himself and his plan to defend president trump outside the white house in the next hour -- hal
you can see our full interview this sunday evening at 7:00, 6:00 central on "60 minutes" right here on cbs. >> i look forward to that. in an oval office meeting yesterday the president came to terms with democratic leaders nancy pelosi and chuck schumer not as republican plans to raise the debt limit to mid-december and the deal left the republicans in the meeting dumfounded. margaret brennan is at the white house. margaret, what happened? >> it provides hurricane relief but it gives democrats leb raj in the upcoming fight about issues lie like the border wall. the president has decided to buck his own party because he's lost confidence in his ability to gather votes. >> we had a great meeting with chuck schumer and nachbcy pelosi and the whole republican leadership group. >> president trump called his
historic example of a bipartisanship. >> we walked out and everyone was happy. >> not everyone was happy. in fact, all five republicans in the room including secretary mnuchin had wanted a longer term. the awkward moment was interrupted by mr. trump's daughter ivanka who suddenly walked into the room, further irritating republican allies. the president's compromise undercuts house speaker paul ryan who had hours earlier dismissed that same proposal. >> i think it's ridiculous and disgraceful that they want to play politics with the debt ceiling at this moment. >> afterward a stunned majority leader mitch mcconnell chose his words carefully. >> the president can speak for himself but his feeling was that we need to come together. >> senator chuck schumer, a former friend of donald trump in
bipartisanship. white house aides argue the president wanted to build some positive momentum that he feels he's gained in the aftermath of harvey and his management of the crisis and turned that into his push for tax reform. gayling despite that tense meeting house speaker paul ryan is slated to have dinner with the president tonight and i know you'd like to be a fly on that wall. >> we'd all like to be a couple of flies on that wall. thank you very much. words you never thought you'd hear the president say, we had a great meeting with chuck schumer and nancy pelosi. more to come. this morning amazon unveils an ambitious new multi-billion-dollar plan. how they plan to create up to
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the widespread devastation caused by hurricane irma is coming into full view this morning. new video shows extensive damage on st. martin's island. take a look at this. shipping containers. right now the massive category 5 storm is moving off the dominican republic. it's on track to reach florida on sunday. it will then move up the east coast of peninsula affecting much of the state including orlando. that's where people are lining up picking up sand bags. these are live pictures from orlando right now. 70,000 sandbags will be given out in orange county.
stay. if people tell you you've got to go, you've got to go. >> i talked to people yesterday, they say, look, we survived andrew. welcome back. hurricane irma canceled hundreds of flights but one flight made it from puerto rico and back. >> they show how the plane raced the oncoming storm. the crew and unloaded passengers, took off less than an hour later and then the pilot flew between the storm's bands to reduce turbulence. they credit the meteorologist for the feat. we get a closer look at how the storm is affecting travel coming up. a "60 minutes" conversation with former white house strategist steve bannon. it's his first interview since leaving the white house. on the cover of "time," the title reads "the great
manipulator." he left last month after clashes with other aides. he returned to breitbart. we asked hum how he views himself and his milgs to stand up for the president. >> so how do you want to be perceived today, you. >> the image is pretty accurate. ee. a street fighter. that's what i am that i think you're more than that. >> i'm a street fighter. by the way, i think that's why president trump and i get along. he's great counterpuncher. he's a fighter. i'll be his wingman all the time. >> you're not going to say anything against president trump. >> that's what i told general kelly. i was the only guy that came out and tried to defend him. said he's talking about taking? ing to a higher level. where does this all go? does it end in taking down the
>> i'll tell you where many people suggest it should have gone. it should have gone in terms of denouncing specifically from the very beginning neo-nazis and white supremacists and people of that political view and it should have gone there because those were people that americans in world war ii went to fight against and he should have instantly denounced them, and you didn't at first instinct. in fact you do seemed to be doubling down in terms of immoral equivalency. >> what he was trying to say is people that support that monument peacefully and people that are offended -- by the way, there's no room in machinery po american politicians. hes where does it end? does it end at taking down the washington
oval bus. my problem was when you side with a map, you side with him. i was proud in defending him. >> no exceptions in terms of siding with someone? >> you can tell him, hey, maybe you can do it a better way. but if you're going to break with him, resign. the stuff that was leaked by certain members of the white house, i find that unacceptable. >> who are you talking about? >> i'm obviously talking about gary cohn and some other people. if you don't like what he's doing and you don't agree with it, you have an obligation to resign. >> so gary cohn should have resigned. >> absolutely. >> he's not afraid to call people out, charlie. and it sounds like he still has a good relationship with president trump. >> he does. they've talked a number of times. he didn't talk much about the infighting within the white house. gary cohn is one he calls a globalist. he calls himself a populist and those are forces that he thinks are going continue to crash. his mission is
nationalism and he thinks that populism like it was with brexit ought to be the wave of the future. he also want fwos to economic war with china and he talks about that as well. and on north korea, he said there's no military option. in that he agrees with a lot of other people. >> i think it's interesting what he says. it's good to have people who don't always agree with you so you can have other points of view. >> clearly, here's a guy many people clashed with who he didn't think it was fair denouncing all the groups. he says there's no place for them. >> where did you do the interview? >> at his home in washington. >> all right. looking forward to that. >> you can see the full report sunday on "60 minutes. "that's at 7:00, 6:00 central right here on cbs. donald trump jr. is expected to appear before the senate committee in a closed in
they'll look into whether the russians conspired in the 2016 election. the president's oldest son has become a key figure in the investigation. he agreed with a june 2016 meeting with a kremlin-linked lawyer along with paul manafort and jared kushner after being promised dirt on hillary clinton. jeff pegues is on capitol hill. good morning. >> good morning. investigators want to know what really happened in the trump tower on that meeting and they want to question donald junior on the firing of james comey. he'll be here on capitol hill for this closed door meeting on the heels of facebook's revelation that they found 3,000 ads on the platform as part of an influence operation. facebook was paid. they believe it was to spread devicive and
on immigration, gun rights, lgbt issues but didn't seem to back a particular candidate. facebook has 457b8ded that informationer of the federal investigators leading the russia probe and at the heart of that is whether they coordinated with russian operatives during the 2016 election and if donald trump jr. doesn't cooperate today in the view of dem kralts on capitol hilling he could face a subpoena because what the democrats really want is for him to testify in public. charlie. >> jeff, thanks. here's a look at some of this morning's other head lines. "the seattle times" says amazon expected to invest $5 billion in construction for amazon hq2. it plans to expand
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bennett said he was handcuffed with a gun to his head following reports of a shot. vladier duthiers is here with how the whole thing went down. good morning. >> good morning. it happened hours after the boxing match between conor mcgregor and floyd mayweather. he said he ran after hauring a gunshot and was forced to the ground because, quote, he was a black man at the bronc place at the long time. they arrested him. he's heard pleading with the officer, at one point calling him sir while lying face down on the concrete. >> the whole time through the whole situation, all i could think about was my wife and my kids. >> reporter: he said he feared for his life. >> officer dan comes over and put the gun at the back of his head. he could feel the barrel.
freaking head off. >> reporter: in a letter bennett claims another officer jammed his knee into my back making it difficult to breathe. police released this body cam on wednesday and denied it was racial profiling. they say they reported after a report of gunshots and officers say as they searched the casino they found bennett crouched behind a sloet machine and then he took off running. >> they saw due to his actions they believed bennett may have been involved in the shooting and they gave chase r bennett said it's an example of the inequality he's been protesting. one of a number of nfl players refusing to 1257b8d during the national anthem. several players voiced their support for bennett along with commissioner roger goodell.
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good morning. it's thursday, september 7th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." hurricane irma with 185-mile-an-hour winds leaves a catastrophe behind. a look ahead. and rare interview with paul simon and his wife edy bra kel. the personal connection that led them to give $1 million to help hurricane harvey victims. but first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> hurricane irma isar breling toward florida after destroying lives and homes in the northern caribbe caribbean. >> ss weurvey the da,mage we're seeing a lot of this. we've got power lines draped
>> folks say theyn pla on riding out the storm right here. but officials are telling us if you do decide to ayst, you're on your own. >> we still have a cat 5, still 185-mile-per-hour s.wind >>nk thi people need to untadersnd you've about got to listen to your local officials. the storm surge can kill you. >> the president here decided to buck his own party. gayle, despite that tense meeting, speaker paul ryan is still slated to havein dner with the president tonight and know you'd like to be a fly on that wall. >> we'd all like to be a couple of flies on the wall. >> this is interesting. dennis rodman who weirdly might be the only person in the world who knows both kim jong-un and president trump. he was asked what they do. >> we do karaoke, do a lot of cool things together, ride horses, hang out, go skiing. >> i would love
karaoke song is. i hope it's gloria is stevan. i hope it's "this rhythm is going to get you." >> hurricane irma is burning closer to florida this morning after devastating some caribbean islands. the storm so far has killed at least ten people. some areas will need months or years to rebuild. >> the most powerful hurricane that ever opened in atlantic is packing sustained winds of 180 miles per hour. florida governor rick scott says irma is bigger, faster, and stronger. sounds like a kanye west song. hurricane andrew set records for the damage it caused back in 19912. irma is passing the dominican republican right now and will hit the bahamas before turning north toward florida. tony dokoupil is on the hard-hit east coast of puerto rico. tony, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the northern side of puerto rico is waking up to considerable destruction this morning. giant trees are on bin
in this case across the road. and if puerto ricans take a new route to get out, that side is blocked as well. ten trees down on this road alone. the center of irma narrowly missed puerto rico, but with a storm this powerful, it still left behind a trail of destruction. irma knocked out power to at least 9,000 people and left tens of thousands without drinking water. 185-mile-per-hour wind, heavy rains and storm surge caused massive destruction. the french interior minister says the country's territorial islands will need to be rebuilt. the dutch prime minister said their half of st. martin is not reachable due to the damage. nearly every building on the island of barbuda was damaged and about 0% of the population has been left homeless and the images out of puerto rico are giving official in the continental united states concern about the potential damage it will bring this.
pictures. thank you. chief weathercaster lonnie quinn of our affiliate station wcbs, good morning. >> we're confident irma is going to continue to the west-northwest. we're also confident this front you see right here is deflected to the north. we're not confident how much. that's key. if you zoom in tight on this storm, it is so much about where the eye of the storm goes. you see this little bright yellow color in there. those are the peak winds. they only extend 15 miles, 1-5, 15 miles from the eye. that's where you find the 158-mile-an-hour winds. if you take a look at the track of the storm, the national hurricane center says here it comes, yep, it's making that term to the north. anywhere in this area is a possibility. if the european model is right and the
worst, they see the landfall with the eye right on shore. that puts what would be 140-mile-per-hour 1-800-s right on shore. if they're off by 20 miles it keeps the big winds offshore. if they're 50 miles off, it keep all of the storm offshore. a lot of speculation here. we keep an eye on this one closely. charlie? >> thanks, lonnie j many trying to escape irma's path are having a hard time finding a way out. american airlines says it will stop flying to four airports in south florida by friday afternoon. with all the turmoil, some flyers are complaining the airlines are gouging them. kris van cleave is at the philadelphia airport, one of the many destinations affected by the disruptions. kris, good morning. >> goo
for people looking to fly out they're finding limited options and high prices. the airlines are responding to that but so are local and national regulators saying they're going to investigate reports of price gouging. >> it's a high price for some to is skate hurricane irma and people are expressing outrage over ticket prices on social media. on twitter this woman said a flight from miami to phoenix jumped from over $500 to more than 3,200 bucks when she tried to book on a travel website. she later tweeted delta quoted her a reasonable fair. another flight showed $1,000 from florida to new york. on wednesday the backlash prompted some airlines to cap the remaining seats. a flight on american airlines won't cost more than $99. jetblue capped it at $99
with a connection and delta, $399, that if you find an open seat. these people were some of the last. >> i'm sad because i've been trying to get to key west for years but i'd rather be alive. i'm upset about it. >> reporter: while prices increased as passengers rushed to book flights airlines say they did not change their air structure. they say the cost of a seat increases as flights fill up and last-minute tickets cost more. >> that's where you get these f $00, $700, $800 fares. pam bondi says she's making sure the problem gets fixed. >> i do not regulate these airlines but i'm going to protect the floridians. i have the white house on standby if they're not doing their job, but they're doing it. >> bondi says her office in
in the last two days to everything from food to flights and she's working with amazon to try to combat unnecessary delivery charges with irma is in their flight path. >> you get hit with that and then you get price gouged. not nice. the president and first lady reveal the charities that they will share their million donation for harvey relief. the biggest ones go to red cross and the salvation army. each will receive $300,000. the outpours for harvey victims is also coming from corporationsing athletes, and artists all around the country. thoechbt mason shows us a gift from a very high-profile musical cup. anthony mason is at the table. >> good morning, good morning. paul simon and edy
have been married since 1992 usually keep their donations private but they went public with this one because harvey was personal. >> what made you talk about this gift? >> edy brocail and paul simon wanted to reach down deep. >> we decided we would also give a million dollars. >> reporter: the couple both grammy-award singing songwriters will give when they join willy nelson in bayne fit concert in austin on september 22nd. >> when you saw this happening to your home state, what were you thinking? >> sad, just really sad. >> reporter: this video was sent to bra kale by brad houser, her bass player in the band the bohemians. >> i feel sad when it's your home state.
i feel a great responsibility to come in and do what i can. >> reporter: other artists have pledged a million dollars including leonardo decap preial and sandra bullock. >> i was moved by it and inspired by it. >> why? >> my mom and i, we like his mooeshs a lot. that was the first one i heard about. it opened my heart more. i said i 50ed love to do that too. if we can offer that same inspiration to give, then that would be great. >> paul simon has seen disasters before. he co-founded the children's health fund which sent mobile medical units in after hurricane katrina in 2005. >> it was kind of a rare moment where the whole country was a community. everybody focused on how to help. if we could bottle that, it's a more efficie
problem-solving. >> you made a point of saying you wanted to help some of the smaller towns around houston. >> people who feel forgotten in small towns out in the country and they lose eing. >> so brocail and simon will target their donations to medical and medical needs. >> we're not goinging one bill umbrella but a lot of little umbrellas all over. >> as generous as their million-dollar gift is it's going to take a lot more. the governor greg abbott says it's going cost more than 1$180 billion. >> i love that they like tyler perry. that was a nice little nugget. >> wasn't it nice that she said it opened her heart. >> that that's what touched her. i think that happens a hot. >> thank you, anthony. >> nice to be here. >> a pleasure to have you at the table. so busin
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new research offers clues about premature birth which is defined before 37 weeks. a study from the "new england journal of medicine" identified for the first time key genes linked to those born full term. one in ten is born prematurely. and it's the leading cause of death for children under the age of 5. our dr. agus is here with this discovery and how it could help babies all around. he's here at the table. it's lake you're a
>> i'm a real boy. >> that's from "pinocchio." i know you know that. this is big news. >> enormous. 10% of babies born in the united states born are preterm. preterm babies, there's a risk of death. for now we can identify who's going to be preterm, we can tell you, listen, you can't give birth at home or you can't give birth in a community hospital. you have to go to a hospital with an icu. now we know about the genes. multivie mitts, prenatal vitamins don't have selenium in them. >> how are you able to identify the genes? that's a having big story. >> women said take my genetic information. they said, take my information and learn from it. i want to be part of the solution, not to problem. so they stepped up, over 50,000 women, and looked
and they correlated it to when the child was born and six genes associated with preterm birth are out there. >> when i saw this story i immediately clicked on it. i'm interested too. is gene therapy essentially the future of medicine? >> i think targeting the genes in this case rather than correcting them, yes. right now all of a sudden we have the rosetta stone to all of us. inside of one size fits all, we're going to know in advance what's going to happen. so knowledge is key. >> but, in fact, gene therapy is a significant part of it, is it not? >> no question. vierts hard to do gene therapy and change all the genes in the body. it's easier to change one particular cell type. so in order to change the whole body, it's going to be difficult. but in this case knowing one is a uterine protein, for example, that we may be able to alter to
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morning. last night the swiss tennis star lost in the quarterfinals to juan martin del potro. >> we were already excited about the possibility of rafah and roger. for the first time in more than three decades four american women claim all four semifinal spots at the u.s. open. >> madison keys joins the all-american semifinal party. >> madison keys completed the clean sweep cleaning out estonia's kaia co-anypy. and also coco vanld way. also tonight venus williams will face sloane stephens. >> nicely done. ahead how holiday studios blame a website for a big ke
welcome back to "cbs this morning." very excited about this half hour. we're excited about all half hours. really excited about this one. let's go to the green room because somebody in the green room is a new star of the star trek series that's coming out. >> nancy gibbs? >> and two others, charlie, are from "time" magazine with their very first list of first women. a cool list you haven't seen before. sort of like a sonequa sandwich. hello there, sonequa martin green. they're in such good conversation. hello, sonequa martin-green. right now it's time to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe.
radioactive fallout from north korea's latest nuclear test. the test took place 50 miles from china's border. beijing is stepping up monitoring for signs of radiation. some experts say a public outcry could force china to take a public stance against north korea. "time" reports on a pen that can find cancer within ten seconds. it can find tissue within 96% accuracy. clinical testing in humans is planned for next year. britain's "guardian" says dna samples taking from salvador daly proves that the woman who wants his body exhumed proved that she is not an
she tried to order a paternity. he had no known children. she's a tarot card reader and fortune teller. couldn't she have made a better predition? >> she should have known. >> oh, well. >> you're right, norah. oh, well. "national geographic" looks at how the solar flare is affecting the earth. one was the most powerful since 2006. the huge burst of radiation caused huge radio blackouts. they're waiting to see if it affects gps navigation and even the power grid. box office revenue was the worst it's been in 20 years. ticket sales were down 15% from last year's summer season. director brett rattner blames the movie review site, for, quote, the destruction of ou
this morning "time" magazine is launching "first." it includes exclusive interviews and 12 magazine covers. each profiles a woman who first broke the glass creeling in her field. some of the women shared what breaking that barrier meant to them. >> the glass ceiling, that vocabulary is violent, right? it denotes pressure, it denotes struggle. >> not one thing ever does it. it's a series of consistent things. >> conflict is a sign of possibility. many people see it as something to be avoided. but we can't grow, we can't change without conflict. >> time editor and manager nancy gibbs and kara puck join us at the table. good morning. this is different than the time 100. why did you want to
>> this is not a ranking. this is not a power list. we just wanted to tell stories and we wanted to tell stories that actually were as different as possible from each other. it's old notion if you can't see it, you can't be it. we felt like we were having these conversations about why women are not breaking through to the c suite or the top level whether it's women in holiday or in tech or in politics. i thought, let's go out to a bunch of women who have actually broken through and hear their stories, what motivated them, held them back, life-changing, game-changing. >> is there a common denominator? >> that's what's great. there isn't. there is no one way of thinking about or approaching this. we wanted as much variety as possible. >> you did that, nancy. the number 46 is so random. you ee about got the fun, the power, the unexpected. selena gomez, the f
$100 million on instagram. wy 46? >> 46. we could keep going. it was an organic list that continued to evolve and put together. we could keep going with it. there are so many great stories to be told. >> i love that oprah winfrey and ava doob a ray made the left but they're not the unexpected. >> no. if you're a scientist you know elizabeth black burch. if you're an oceanographer you know sylviaarily. if you're a tennis player, you know serena williams. some are known more than others but everyone can find someone with whom they identify, the introverts and extroverts and the pioneers and private people whose paths were different. >> i love monique davis. >> 16. when she was
shutout at the little league world series. when we interviewed her we asked her what do you think about the glass ceiling. she said what's the glass ceiling. in her generation, that he's not in their voe contact lags. >> you say the photo shoots are different. they were all done with an iphone which was an interesting take. >> also a first. >> there's 1 the different colors. why the iphone. what were you trying to do? a casual think? >> it was the photographer louisa door who i discovered on instagram. she's brazilian and is an incredible photographer and uses her iphone as her camera. we saw her work first, realized she photographed with her iphone and went on aurnld the country and is used to major producti productions. you know, there was something so kind of down to earth abo
photographer and subject. >> are we all fascinated by the list, nancy? whether it's david letterman's top ten list or the fortune 500 list? there's something about it? >> it's a way to organize our thinking. it's a way to look for patterns and prophesies and understanding, i think. it's a way of very arbitrary subjective exercise but i also think there's a value to it. in our case our goal was for there to be someone that everyone can see and think i could be that. if not that, then that, then that. 46, it could be 146, it could be 10,000. >> all of this, of course, on "time." you have a hashtag that you hope could be viral. >> the hashtag i is #sheisthefirst. people have summited great stories of my mother was the first woman in our family to go to college. you know, firsts
term and so a lot of people really have stories to tell. >> well, i love that you're celebrating intellect, success, sports, athletics, and women all together. it's a great collection. congratulations. >> it's a broad definition. you guys are killing it. thanks a lot both of you. actress sonequa martin-green is breaking barriers on screen. hey, she's first black woman to play the lied role in "star trek" history. there's a theme going on. we'll look at the "star
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where are my communicators? >> in a safe place. >> you take a lot of chances, captain. >> you're worried about your ship, captain. i'm trying to save the world. >> if i were you, i'd think about saving my life. >> these from "star trek" the original series. it appeared on television more than 50 years ago. it went on to become one of the most iconic franchises in history earning more than a billion dollars.
there have been six shows on television including an animated series including 13 films. >> guess what. there's another. it features new characters, new missions, and a new ship and a new actress. schon ee qaa martin green takes to the screen. she played on "walking dead." she plays michael burnham. in the preview, she's on a mission with the starship's captain. >> what would you do if you were stuck here for 89 years? >> i'd die in the desert. >> if you live. >> i could reveal myself, try to fit in, if possible. and the captain? what would you do if you were trapped here for 89 years? >> that's easy. i'd escape. >> these are our footprints. you walked a set of circles. >> not exactly a
>> sonequa martin-green is the first blackwoman to play a lead in the series. that's a big deal. she joins us at the table. welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> we'll talk about that in just a second. but first it was so frustrating because they would not release any of this video. that i would not let us have an episode. the only thing we could see was a trailer. why all the secrecy. you don't have to worry about it leaking out. nobody got to see it. >> i know. i know. i think -- i think there's a lot of things at play there. i think it's because of how big it is, because of everything that's been put into it. i think they're just very protective of it and they want to protect everyone's experience and journey of it. >> let me just say based on that, it looks gehu. it doesn't look like a tv show. it looksik
>> thank you. >> it's beautifully shot. what can you tell me about that? >> i tell you what. i think the craftsmanship on this show is through the roof. i am floored by everyone's artistry, i really am. in front of the camera, behind the camera, the crew, the cast, the producing team, the writers, i just -- i feel that everyone is at their highest potential honestly. >> i love the idea that "star trek: discovery" is a prequel. you are spock's adopted sister? how is that? please? can you do the sign? are you legit? higher, higherlet legit. >> i appreciate how courageous this story is and i appreciate how they have woven me into that family because spock is an institution. s
>> i do not. i was adopted. i'm 100% human. my parents were killed when i was young. it was at an out post. they were commissioned to me. i became their surrogate daughter. >> do you have volcan qualities? >> definitely. there's been a serious vulcan indoctrination for sure. i was forced into the assembly. >> okay. >> did you say on a recent panel did you say somehow looking at star trek discovery can give you an entree of solutions for today's problems? >> i think so. that seems like a lofty think to say but i think it can be profound. obviously stories can be so healing. art is so healing. and i think that when you have a story that show as picture of a utopian future, i think -- especially -- it's been this way the entire time. this is the legacy of "star trek." i think when you can tap into
that, key into that, i think that having a vision of it can help you actuallyize it. i do. >> when it was first announced it was going to be a woman of color, you had some haters. that couldn't be pleasant. was that painful for you? >> it was. it was hurtful. i'm a black woman that was raised in the south, so it did not surprise me because i am used to -- i'm used to that unfortunately. but it ice a double-sided coin, right, because on one end i wasn't surprised. on the other end i sort of was because diversity and universality, you know, they're pillars of star trek. that is the legacy of it. >> speaking of that legacy, didn't realize this until going pack over the research in 1968 nischelle nickels and
shatner made interracial history. >> i know. the first television kiss on television. >> star trek has also gone boldly. it always has. that's been the essence of it. >> no man has gone before. >> does "discovery" continue that? >> yes. >> how do they do that? >> we're upholds the legacy but again taking the next step forward because here i am, the first african-american lead, the an asian captain. a woman. >> the guy with the creepy eyes. >> the cal pea yen. that's a new intro dukz. >> a kelpian. people like creepy. >> the design is open for sure. we've gone the first openly gay officer on n the star fleet on the show. we're doing it, conin
so the naysayers, i think it's completely antithetical. if you say you're a long-time trek fan -- >> the trekkies are going to love it. we have trekkies in my family. >> we're cheering you on, sonequa. >> thank you so much. a premiere will debut at 8:30, 7:30 central. after that it will be available on cbs all access. trekkies will like this. >> you're watching "cbs this morning."
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