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in china's history. >> china is the place that produced more self-made billionaires than any other country in the world. >> stahl: while her fortune has been made on office buildings, china may be sitting on a residential and retail real estate bubble. where's the proof? we found what are known as "ghost cities." look at these brand new towers with no residents. desolate condos and vacant subdivisions uninhabited for miles and miles and miles. tonight, true stories that provide a rare window into china. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl.
Feb 23, 2013 6:30pm PST
klein china for 5,000 years. the san francisco parade is the largest in the western world compared except for china. we'll see a lot of exciting things tonight. 100 units of floats passing by. the dragon 268 feet long will be dancing, as well. there will be the great big finale as you hear in the background. we'll hear more of that. a big finale of 600,000 firecrackers. as you said, a million folks here in san francisco ton to enjoy it on a great night a clear night. chilly at first but no wind, fog or rain. all those recovered in the past are grateful for that. >> thank you. >>> thousands of people also turned out for the 24th annual chinatown community fair. they enjoyed the taste, sights and sounds of san francisco's chinatown. the fair continues tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. so you still have time to celebrate the year of the snake. you can even get a photo with the dragon from tonight's parade. >>> mc hammer taken to the slammer. the reason a bay area police officer arrested the rapper. >> police, a long-awaited opening. why this south bay library finally unlocked the doors y
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in the bay area from china, india and vietnam, in addition to the many from mexico so the difficulty for california politicians to coming up with a solution that works for all of them. >> we have a difference of issues because we have added layers of complexity. >> reporter: that's the vice chair of san francisco's republican party. >> certain groups are going to want to make sure they are protected just as equally as others. the democrats, they need to understand that this isn't just going to be some sort of amnesty or give away, but this has to be a program that actually addresses the underlying issues. >> reporter: including border security. senator rubio warned last week the upcoming debate must turn out increased security provisions to pass muster withholdout republicans. >> i'm concerned they're not as serious as they say they are about immigration reform but the time is now. >> reporter: kpix 5. >> procedure ral votes to start debate are scheduled on the senate floor tuesday. that's the same day president obama is slated to deliver immigration remarks. >>> it is one of the wor
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. has accused china of spying on american businesses and the pentagon by secretly hacking into their computer networks. the president's national security adviser says the subject dominated today's meeting. >> the president underscored that resolving this issue was really key to the future of u.s. and china economic relations. >> the white house says both president obama and president xi have also agreed for the first time to work together to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. >>> well, a twist on the gun buyback idea. what had kids giving up their toy pistols today. ♪ >> and it was an eclectic mix of music costumes and ideas. the unique forms of expression at this bay area parade. ,, goodnight. thanks, olivia. thank you. so you can make a payment from your cell to almost anyone's phone or email. (speaking french) so you can express your gratitude... in the moment. we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a show in one room then start playing it in a