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it's tuesday, september 26th, 2017. this is the cbs morning news. >> republicans last ditch effort to overhaul the nation's health care law has failed. for a second day there's unity on the gridiron in a showdown between president trump and the nfl and food and water shortages have people living on the edge in puerto rico as they make a desperate plea for help. good morning from the studio
here in new york. i'm anne-marie greene. this morning the latest republican effort to repeal the affordable care act is dead. senator susan collins became the third republican to vote against the legislation, a measure she describes as deeply flawed. we're here in new york. >> with all democrats against the measure, three republicans voting against the bill will sink it. this after a day of protests on capitol hill where 180 people, many in wheelchairs were arrested speaking out against the bill. >> collins became the last senator to say she will not support the health care repeal bill. >> the bill clearly opened the door to weakening the protections for people with
holdouts got a unique message of thanks to his constituents. a plane flew over the monday night football game in arizona, a banner that said mccain, thanks for protecting our care. >> we would repeal and replace. >> that is part of a 6 and a half minute video president trump posted on twitter. above it he wrote a few of the clips of mccain repealing and replacing obamacare. complete turn of years of talk. mccain is among those concerned about the bills cuts to medicaid. lindsey graham said during a health care debate last night the medicaid left unchecked is financially unsustainable. >> if we don't turn this around now we're going to leave a country that's completely and utterly bankrupt.
would cut 1 trillion dwl$1 tril medicaid. >> the bill would cause millions of people to lose their medicaid coverage though it would save $133 billion over 10 years. republicans have until saturday to rally the votes they need for the bill to pass. >> thank you so much. now to the showdown between president trump and the national football league over protests during the national anthem. before last night's game between arizona and dallas another show of unity. >> dallas cowboys owner jerry jones locked arms with his play ers and kneeled before the national anthem started, then stood as the star spangled banner played. the cardinals also stood, their arms linkedin unity. it was an
games when about 200 players and coaches and several owners took a knee, sat or locked arms including tom brady. the super bowl mvp and friend of president trump told a radio show -- >> i certainly disagree with what he said and thought it was just divisive. >> the protests followed the president's comments friday in alabama. >> wouldn't you love one of these nfl owners when somebody disrespects our owners to say get that [ bleep ] off the field. >> he insisted his comments weren't about race but about respect for the flag. former san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick started it last year
police inequality. >> other players and sports leagues waited into the controversy including lebron jams who criticized the president. monday night on the floor of the u.s. house, texas representative sheila jackson took a knee to show her support. >> i kneel in honor of the first amendment. >> we are learning that some of president trump's top aides used private e-mails for official white house business. cbs news has confirmed that the president's son-in-law jared kushner, steve bannon sent private e-mail account. the use of private e-mails to discuss government matters was a prominent topic in last year's campaign. then president trump repeatedly ustacked hillary clinton for
while she was secretary of state. stone is scheduled to testify today before the house intelligence committee. stone is part of the investigation because of messages he exchanged with the hacker who is taking credit for breaking into the democratic committee's e-mail servers. and the white house says the united states has not declared war on north korea. the administration was responding to comments by north korea's top diplomat. north korean leader kim jong-un not being around any longer is a declaration of war. on puerto rico now, it is six days since hurricane maria hit and authorities are still trying to determine the extent of the damage. president trump tweeted the island is in deep
nearly all of the island remains without electricity. there are shortages of food, water and fuel. airports are slowly opening to commercial traffic. david begnaud has our report. >> where is the army? we're fed up. this is going to be a riot here. >> more than 1,000 people slept in the airport overnight waiting for a flight. they had nowhere else to go. there were no cots, no water, children were bathed in sweat as their parents tried to keep them calm. >> my mom needs dialysis. >> there's a desperate situation in san juan airport right now. >> he says he's pleaded for more money from fema. so far $1 billion has been earmarked for recovery but it's not earmarked here. >> the quantity needs to be consistent with the aid that would be provided anywhere else in the
dark since hurricane maria slammed the island last week. 85% of the power lines have been knocked out and it may be months before it's repaired. things will get even worse unless there is fuel to supply generators. after a press conference president trump's advisor defended the government's response. >> president trump remains completely committed to the response and recovery efforts and will remain so until puerto rico is fully recovered. >> military helicopters are now being used to distribute relief aide to cities and towns across the island. once they get the aide there it's local government leaders who decide to distribute that aid to people who have needed it for five days. investor service says the powerful earthquake that struck
one of that country's most catastrophes. the estimate that the -- the disaster rather could knock off up to 3% of the domestic product. the so-called canyon fire east of los angeles started yesterday afternoon exploding in the area foothills. at least 2,000 acres have been destroyed and one home damaged. intense flames kept down canyon walls toward several neighborhoods. the flames forced officials to close several roads. coming up on the morning news now, sentencing for anthony weiner. the former congressman gets emotional when he hears his punishment for sexting a
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some scary moments for passengers as smoke filled the cabin yesterday. the flight which arrived from las va gags wegas was taxiing t gate. there were no injuries. the airline called it a mechanical issue. a former congressman was sentenced for sexting. an illegal showdown over the old travel ban is put off. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the new york times said the supreme court cancelled a hearing on president trump's previous travel ban. the trump administration proposed a new broader travel
the ban poses restrictions on visitors from eight nations including venezuela and north korea. the ban is set to start on october 18th. the new york daily news reports anthony weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting a 15-year-old girl. weiner cried into his hands as the federal judge handed down the sentence yesterday. he was also fined $10,000 rs and ordered to enroll in a sex offender treatment program. the washington post says violent crimes and murders increased in 2016 for a second consecutive year. it remains at historically low levels for much of the country but a spike in murders contributed to the overall increase. the fbi says it's the first time violent crime rose in more than a decade. ivanka trump will visit detroit today to promote stem
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doctor in the office, the athlete and the parents and to the people who are running sporting events. >> infections are especially common in close contact sports such as football and wrestling. >> student athletes need to learn proper personal hygiene. they should wipe down equipment and never share personal items like water bottles and towels. >> this school is doing all it can to keep germs at bay. >> if they're not going home and showering after practice or they're not washing their workout clothes those are the things that are going to spread infections. >> about 15 things are related to infectious diseases. meg oliver, cbs news. >> coming up on cbs this morning art gar funk el
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week. >> and it looks like the g.o.p.'s latest health care bill is doa. we look at some of the concerns surrounding the legislation. >> first, a check of the weather on your tuesday. here is miramar shall. >> good morning. good news if you thought yesterday was too hot those temperatures scale back at least six to seven degrees. 72 right now. highs up to 80 to 85 degrees. yesterday we were in the 90s. there will be showers possible, especially south and east of the area. most of us should be dry most of the day. we will watch the trend for you and a shower chance wednesday and thursday then a cool off is on the way. the extended forecast is coming up. ellen has traffic. a big problem on the roads. i hope i don't talk about it
b.w. parkway southbound all lanes are blocked by route 197. trying to get you a live look at the accident. we have to show you the closure. at 197, any on ramps are blocked to get to the b.w. parkway. police told us maybe a single vehicle accident, now they are not so sure. we asked how long it will take to clean up. they said it will be there for a while. the backups are not significant yet. you can get off by route 198, maybe take it to route 1 and head to the beltway from there. monday night football brought a second day of protests on the field. the dallas cowboys took a knee before the national anthem against their game with the arizona cardinals. players, coaches, owners, both teams stood and linked arms during the anthem. this comes after the comments bid my president trump who said players that don't stand during the anthem should be fired. mexico officials say the death toll in
has risen to 325. in a tweet, 186 of those duties happened in mexico city. the news at 4:30 starts right now. good morning. i'm jan jeffcoat. >> i'm mike hydeck. thanks for joining us. one more day of hot weather then it will feel like fall. >> finally we cannot wait for that fall to arrive. later on we will show you the cooler air pushing in. 72 degrees. there are clouds out there. as i have been mentioning, the clouds will camp out. the high temperature range 80 to 85. partly sunny. a slight shower chance especially south and east. most of the area at noon is covered in clouds. temperatures in the 70s. low 80s for areas further west. as we progress throughout the day, showers popping up
of ocean city. one or two could spread to our direction. for the most part a cloudy and dry day and not as hot. ellen? >> we have our problems, b.w. parkway.all of the southbound lanes shut down by route 197. sounds like a serious accident. we have a live look at one of the on ramps. this is 197. they are completely blocking. police have the on-ramp blocked to b.w. parkway. here is the thing, at this point the backups aren't significant. i don't think a lot of you are out there. if you are listening at home and you take b.w. parkway, by the time you get out there, there may be more significant backups. right now you can make it to 198. that is as far as you can go before you leave b.w. parkway. take it to route 1. 95 southbound looks okay this morning. we have been told maybe more than one vehicle involved and the cleanup will take a while. it appears the last ditch effort by republicans
to fail. now three republicans are firm against it. senator ted cruz is against it now but is asking for changes. democrats against the measure say this thing will probably sink it. a plane flew over monday night football. behind it a banner that says mccain, thanks for protecting our care. the women's advocacy organization flew the banner. it was going to arizona senator john mccain, one of four republicans that said they will not support the graham cassidy health care repeal. that all but killed the legislation. >> we campaigned in the last november elections that we would repeal and replace. >> reporter: that is part of a 6 1/2 minute video that president trump posted on video. above it he posted a few of the many clips talking about repealing and replacing o-care. my oh, my has he changed. susan collins, one of the