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-- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com good morning, i'm carol costello. thank you for joining me. the man charged in the michael brown shooting may not get that chance. chief thomas jackson is expected to step down as part of efforts for the police department. evan perez joins us with more, good morning. >> good morning, carol. this spran being discussed by local federal and state officials and the way it would work is this, once tom jackson, the police chief at ferguson, steps down, the st. louis county police department would take over management of the ferguson police department. now, this has been one of the focuses of the federal investigation that's been ongoing. i asked the attorney general eric holder in an interview just last week about this issue, and
here's what he had to say. >> are you under any pressure? >> we've stood by him this entire time so. there's no change on that. >> carol, obviously that was a sound from the ferguson mayor, who we talked to last night at the end of a city council meeting. he was basically denying that this plan was in the works, but we do know that for federal officials leadership of this department is wuch tone of the issues. they believe for the department to move forward and reform itself, they have to have leadership change at the top. >> all right, evan perez reporting live, thanks so much. investigators are now searching the eastern virginia coast for clues into what led to the explosion of an unmanned
nasa contracted rocket. >> main engines at 108%. >> power is normal. >> the private company behind this rocket launch released the, believes the safety staff had to accepted a destructive signal when it encountered a catastrophic failure just six seconds after takeoff. the rocket had cleared the launch tower when the explosion started, sending a massive firepaul into the night sky. no one was hurt but everything from the cargo ship to the supplies, equipment, and experiments headed to the international space station were destroyed. leroy chao joins us live. good morning, sir. >> good morning. >> any theoriesed ato what happened? >> it's too early of course.
the investigation just started. they have to collect the debris and try to figure out what happened. looks like the explosion happened near the engine so there could have been a problem with the engines, it could have been a problem with the fuel, the fuel to the enjoins and i'm confident they will figure out the root cause of the failure. >> they're searching the area along the eastern virginia coast for clues, what will they look for to give them a sense of what happened? >> well, they'll be looking for any piece of debris that they can find, because especially the engines, they'll be interested to find the pieces of the engines to see if the enginesing my have come apart or a turbo pump might have failed. it's amazing what these guys can reconstruct. the key thing as with any mishap is get as much of the debris as you can to piece the puzzle back together. >> the bigger question, can nasa trust private companies to do its business? >> well really it's not much of a change.
nasa per se doesn't build rockets and never really has. they've always hired commercial companies to build them. companies have name like boeing and lockheed and orbital sciences has been in the space business for a while, building rocket for decades, they build satellites and spacecraft so they are by no means a company that just started last year or something like that. >> well, you know, it's a concern because nasa also plans to use private companies to take astronauts into space. should those plans be put on hold in light of what happens? >> oh, no. rocketry is still something that is very difficult to do. it's complex pieces of machinery, you know, just as certain as there will be another airline crash sometime in the future. you can bet there will be another rocket mishap. it doesn't mean there's any kind of lack of oversight. we've got the faa looking over the airlines, making sure they're regulated and the same is happening in the space
business, nasa and the faa looking over the shoulders of these commercial providers. we've been launching astronauts into space for over 50 years and the technologies mature, it's a matter of seeing if we can create a commercial environment for the commercial companies to make a profit and let nasa buy those services rather than have to renovate. >> leroy chiao thank you for joining me. thank you for your insight, i appreciate it. >> my pleasure. >> hackers who may have been working for the russian government have broken into the white house's unclassified computer network to according to "the washington post." to deal with the problem the network has been taken offline. white house official tells cnn the temporary outages and loss of connectivity for our users is solely the result of measures we have taken to defend our networks." news about that suspicious activity on the white house computers comes as the department of homeland security ramps up security at many, many
federal buildings. cnn's pamela brown is in washington to tell us more. good morning, pamela. >> reporter: good morning to you, carol. that's right, the department of homeland security secretary jeh johns johnsonson announced stepped up security after a series of event that have u.s. authorities on high alert. we're told by a dhs official there is no new intelligence indicating additional threats to the homeland. this morning, concerns about terror attacks on the homeland continue. the u.s. now beefing up federal security in more than 9,500 government buildings in washington, d.c., and across the country. these photos taken late tuesday reveal a much higher police presence near the white house. the department of homeland security secretary jeh johnson says the new security measures are a precautionary step against terrorist organizations. >> it's simply being safe rather than sorry. >> reporter: this move comes in response to continued calls for
attacks against government officials on u.s. soil from groups like isis. >> there was a specific request made about a month ago by isis, looking now at lone wolves to attack instruments that represent western governments basically. >> reporter: this as the al qaeda offsociety corazon poses an eminent threat according to officials. also raising fears? the recent attacks across the u.s. border. >> guys, there is a shooter on the loose. >> reporter: last wednesday a 32-year-old muslim convert who officials say had connections with other extremists, killed a canadian soldier and then opened fire inside canada's parliament, and two days before that, canadian authorities say a radicalized islamist struck and killed a canadian soldier with his car. the federal facilities see some 1.4 million visitors daily,
officials not disclosing those locations. and this affects only facilities that are secured by federal protective service, which is a dhs agency. meantime, johnson says state and local governments need to be equally vigilant in guarding against potential small scale attacks by a lone offender. that is the big concern here. carol? >> pamela brown reporting live from washington. kaci hickox, the nurse placed in isolation over the weekend despite showing no signs of the virus says she will not follow mandatory quarantine rules in her home state of maine. speaking this morning, she insisted she poses no health risk. >> i don't plan on sticking to the guidelines. i remain appalled by these home quarantine policies that have been forced upon me, even though i am in perfectly good health and feeling strong and have been this entire time completely symptom free. i truly believe that this policy
is not scientifically nor constitutionally just and so i am not going to sit around and be bullied by politicians and forced to stay in my home when i am not a risk to the american public. >> maine health officials are prepared to enforce her quarantine and say they will go to court to make sure she stays put. hickox says if that's the case she will challenge that herself legally. other top stories for a wednesday morning -- the u.s. is carefully looking into reports that isis used chlorine gas four times in the last several weeks. chlorine itself is not a chemical weapon but when mixed and weaponized, it is banned from use on the battlefield. at&t is being accused of misleading its unlimited data customers. the ftc says at&t reduced speeds for customers with unlimited data plans by nearly 90% in some
cases. former slugger jose canseco reportedly shot off his own finger while cleaning his gun. tmz reports canseco's girlfriend is saying doctors were trying to save his finger and that even if they did, he would not have full use of it again. that missing denver broncos fan has been found. paul kitterman was found unharmed more than 100 miles away in pueblo. police do not suspect foul play. lava emergency. cnn crews taking you to the front lines. >> we're just on the outskirts of the horn now, about 25 feet above the treetops, and take a look at this view. it almost has the look of another world. >> our marty sav inl on the big island, right after a break.
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a 2,000-degree disaster is now bearing down inch by inch toward homes on the big island of hawaii. you hear it sizzling on the ground, you hear the fire in the trees. lava hot enough to melt copper is destroying everything in its path. pictures taken from a drone show smoke billowing from the molten rock. at its current rate it could hit the town of oha today. residents have had fair warning. martin savidge is pahoa.
>> reporter: this is a small motion natural disaster. officials had months to prepare for it but admit now that it's here it's a different chapter. the day is finally here, the town of pahoa is burning. 2,000-degree river of molten lava approaching for months is now searing the town, and it's just the beginning. overnight the first official evacuation notices went out. >> face-to-face, knock on the door by a public safety official. >> the lava is moving at about 30 feet an hour and at its current speed it will cut the town's main street in less than two days. in a helicopter, i could follow the trail of destruction from the slopes of the kilauea volcano to the edge of town. there it is, that's the lava field. most is moving underground. you can see how it transforms the landscape, it just wipes out the registration. on its way the lava invaded a local cemetery surrounding white
tombstones. there's nothing that can be done. if you think why don't they divert it or dig a channel. they've tried that in the past. it's never been effective. on the ground crews race to construct new roads around the lava to keep an evacuation root opened and businesses connected to theer inby city of hilo. >> hopeful' pahoa will still be viable. >> reporter: even as the danger creeps closer, some residents say they will stay if only to watch their homes burn. >> when the lava flow comes through their subdivision or area there will be an opportunity for them to remain on site provided it's safe to do so. >> reporter: later today members of the hawaii national guard will bolster the security forces that are already here. patrolling streets even as parts of this town burn. car carol? >> martin sav inl reporting from the big island of hawaii. look at how destructive the
lava is, a riff of flames burning through fence, the lava is chest high in some parts of this little tiny town, only about 900 people live there. cnn indra petersons joins us now. at the break you said this happened before but that isn't comforting to the people there. >> it's not new and not ancient history. back to the '80s the exact same crater we had erupting 1,500 feet in the air. let's forward you to the 1990s you had another feature that overtook the area of kalapna. 100 homes were undertaken by the lava tube. the difference everyone is talking about, typically in the past the lava flow about 500 acres of new land has actually been added since just the 80s. the difference we know from the crater is that we're now seeing a new feature that opened up around june and now the lava
flow is going towards pahoa. this is the concern. the question is what is the difference and what is the speed of this lava tube. what they'll be watching it or looking at is the narrowing of this tube. notice as we zoom in closer and closer the leading edge of this tube seems to get thinner. that is not good news. the same momentum but less space to if. it is speeding up. it gets closer and closer to the village and highway 130 and something else, carol is vog, not fog, vog. lot of people are concerned with that as well. >> another concern, tourists are flocking to the air just to watch the lava flow and they probably should not do that. >> you talk about whether your homes are affected, the vog widespread effects will be felt there for months. >> indra petersons, thanks so much. i'll be right pack.
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a suspected serial killer back in court in indiana this morning, one week to the day after he refused to say his name or anything at all to the judge. darren vann faces murder charges in the deaths of two women. police say he confessed to killing them and five other women. vann got out of a prison last year after serving five years for rain, authorities say he was a low-risk second offender. joining me is joey jackson, and cnn legal analyst sunny hostin.
welcome to both of you. joey, what's going to happen at the hearing today. >> it depends whether he opens his mouth because in the event he doesn't, he'll be held in contempt of court again and taken out but at some point in time, carol, we suspect that he will speak and if he doesn't speak there's other people to attest to his competence. that's what it's about, are you competente enand understand the charges. today is arraignment, you're informed of the charges and the judge sets the bail conditions and the beat goes on to discovery, attorneys get the police reports, the information, the attorneys will make motions to suppress confessions and it will lead to trial eventually. >> this guy was so talkative, sunny, to police, and then he just totally shut -- was it because it was a female judge overseeing the proceedings? >> what we're hearing interestingly enough that he was upset that all the media was there, and that there were journalists there, and that the arraignment wasn't taking place or the hearing wasn't taking plais in the main courthouse. you have to remember someone like, this someone that fits the profile of a serial rapist,
serial killer, rape is all about control. lot of people think it's about sex. no, it's about control, power, and so now you have a guy who thought he was in control. he's confessing. he's reliving his crimes while he's talking to investigators, but oh my god, now i'm not in control. now the judge is in control, a female judge is asking me questions. people are here, i'm being stared at. he didn't like that, and that really is the profile of this type of psychopath, this type of sociopath. >> what if he refuses to speak again today? >> what will happen is of course there's contempt proceedings, he'll be put back. eventually the beat will go on. either he speaks or he doesn't. you have a right to participate in your defense and if you don't want to participate in your defense, that's your issue and so obviously we know that he's mentally competent because of the fact that he has spoken a lot, right? he certainly has an understanding. he's told police where bodies were located, that was credible
and bodies were pulled out of the locations. it's about him being able to understand the consequences and seriousness of the offense. >> let's talk a little bit about this man's past. he went to prison for five years for rape, texas considered him a low-risk sex offender. how does that happen? >> well, that's fascinating to me, because as you know i have a background in prosecuting sex crimes and we know when we are prosecuting these cases and investigating these cases that sexed onner offenders are ten e likely to reoffend. there's a high recidivism rate as it compares to other crimes and so when you are evaluating someone as to whether or not they should get a plea deal and whether or not they are high or low-risk offenders there's evaluation, talking about psychiatrists and psychologists and police officers and you look at, you assess dangerousness and the risk of recidivism, assess their psychosis, you do a psych
eval, criminal history. it happens really every single time you're evaluating this so the fact that the texas da is standing by that five-year plea and saying well, we didn't know about his prior history, that tells me they really dropped the ball. >> it does, but they say, sunny, and there are always challenges in prosecution because our defense attorneys have something to say about you strong prosecutors. what the da is saying there was a lack of dna evidence in that case, saying there were inconsistent statements of the witness, that is they didn't match one story and the other and there was a delayed outcry in that she reported it at some later time. so based upon the strength of the case or lack thereof, they felt that a five-year plea par gap was appropriate. we know, carol, that 99 years was on the table and that, of course, would have prevented these tragedies. >> especially for a first-degree sex assault. look at the crime and the facts of that crime, that was a very violent, vie let sexual assault. they're all violent but when you
look at that fact pattern, i am shocked he was offered a five-year plea deal. these cases are always difficult to prove, rape victims often come, they report late, and so the texas prosecutor saying i hate to besmerch them but they dropped the ball. >> we'll see what happens today. thanks so much. still to come in "the newsroom," oil prices plummet, a new win at the pump and at home. christine romans is at a new jersey gas station. >> reporter: $2.99, yes, right here, and it's coming to a state, to a gas station near you. i'm going to tell you how long these falling gas prices will last, after the break. ♪this is the iphone 6. and this is the iphone 6 plus. they come with a thing called health, so they can help you track a lot of stuff. like today, i walked 3.8 miles.
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good morning. i'm carol costello thank you so much for joining me. it is a win/win for you. the national average price of gas is about to fall through the $3 floor and there's a ripple effect beyond the pumps. christine romans is at a gas station in jersey city, nmg new jersey, to tell us more. >> reporter: $2.99 here, these drivers are paying $2.99, carol, and it's probably going to keep ticking lower. more and more states and gas station also be falling below the $3 mark. 20 states people are paying on average less than $3. if the experts are right this could persist into next year, putting maybe ten bucks extra in your pocket every time you fill up. here's why. oil prices plummet, down 25% from the recent peak in june. why? demand is slowing in china and
the united states is producing a whole lot of oil. it's good news for your personal economy. first, gasoline prices, the national average down more than 30 cents in the past month, the lowest level since december 2010 according to aaa. several states have averages below $3 a gallon, that means every day americans are spending more than $100 million less on gas than they did this time last year. expect to see even lower prices across the country in coming weeks. second, heating your home, this winter forecast is warmer than last year, couple that with a drop in commodities of heating oil and nearly everyone will be getting a break on their heating bill including about half the country that uses natural gas. the big drop in oil prices may save you cash on gas and heat but don't expect to see cheaper flights. airlines know that prices could rebound at any moment so they'll use cheap prices to lock in cheap fuel for the future and
boost their profits. those savings don't get passed on to you. but on balance, oil's plunge is a good thing. consumers save on energy and put that money to work elsewhere, and that boosts the economy. citigroup estimates that if brent crude prices fal to $80 a barrel it would add $660 billion to the global economy every year. it feels like a little tax cut almost, just a little tax cut. we don't know how long it's going to last. the experts think, they are thinking these sort of levels could persist into next year, barring something unusual happening in the global economy. what's really interesting, too, carol, is as these oil prices fall it could have some interesting ramifications for other regimes like say russia, for example. vladimir putin's budget depends on $100 a barrel oil to fund all of its operations at $80. that's a big shortfall. carol? >> christine romans reporting live from new jersey this
morning, thanks so much. security at some 9,500 federal buildings across the country is about to get tighter. the department of homeland security taking a precautionary measure. daniel menino is a former secret service agent and author of "life inside the bubble: why a top secret service agent walked away from it all" and also a candidate for maryland's sixth congressional district. welcome, daniel. >> thanks for having me. >> authorities aren't telling us which federal buildings they're talking about. i assume they mean buildings where there are military personnel and politicians. what do you think? >> i think that would be accurate. the whole purpose of terrorism is to inspire terror and targets like that tend to get, if they are attacked for most media coverage would frighten people. i think the precautionary release is appropriate. the lone wolf-style attacks have always made government security officials very vicious and for a lot of good reason. >> absolutely, homeland security
tells us that increased security comes because of the corazon group, the offshoot of al qaeda and attacks on soldiers in canada and britain and we are talking about those lone wolf attacks. question for you, though, can traditional increased security really stop such attacks? >> it can, but i don't want to say traditional in the sense that what we're used to, uniformed security presence, magnetometers, those are all necessary. i'm not trying to minimize the dposive impact of security measures like that but some of the things we did in the secret service are very effective as well. surveillance in public places by agents and officers who are not necessarily in uniform. they're trained to see and to notice things, carol, that the normal average everyday american wouldn't see. i said about the fence jumper attack on your network here, as a matter of fact, that the secret service doesn't advertise how many fence jumpers they
mitigated before they even got to the fence. there are a lot of things we can do usingsaur valence techniques that we should be employing to get those people before they get to the checkpoints. >> right. i asked you that question because "foreign policy" magazine says it's a waste of time and money to go after lone wolves because they're virtually impossible to stop. can you really track them down? in other words, can you really like keep an eye on them or investigate in any way and try to prevent them from attacking, or are they just so random that it's virtually impossible? >> they're not random. i call them sole proprietor terrorists because they are part of a network, even if they're not say sworn members of it. they're indoctrinated, usually self-indoctrinated, they find these videos out there but they do make contact. the problem with what they call lone wolves now, carol, they don't leave a lot of bread crumbs. remember, interactions and contact when you think about cells are bread crumbs that can
be detected by law enforcement. if we use surveillance techniques like the nypd was doing before i think political correctness got in the way of it, yes, we can mitigate some of these attacks. you're never going to mitigate all of them. that's not what security is about, just reducing the probability. >> sadly true. daniel bongino, thank you for being with me. >> you're welcome. imagine if you can find out cancer before you have symptoms. google, yes, google is working oen a way to make that happen. laur lawy laurie segall is following that for us. >> i'll have more details after the break. [ male announcer ] are you so stuffed up, you feel like you're underwater? try zyrtec-d® to powerfully clear your blocked nose and relieve your other allergy symptoms... so you can breathe easier all day. zyrtec-d®. find it at the pharmacy counter.
cancer could be as simple as swallowing a pill. goingle is actually working on a pill that would look for cancer cells lurking deep in your body. fascinating, right? let's get more on this from cnn money tech correspondent lori seeingal. hard lor laur laur lawy laurie seagall. >> there's a lot of science that has to happen. andrew comrad described how it would work at a conference. >> you swallow a pill with nanoparticles decorated with antibodies or molecules that detect other molecules that course through your body and because the core of these particles are magnetic, you can call them somewhere and if you look at your wrist right here, you'll see these superficial veins, just by putting a magnet there you can trap them and ask them what they saw.
>> what's interesting and what he went on to say is imagine, and the metaphor used imagine if you want to look at a different country, you wouldn't just fly over it, you'd go in and mingle. that's the idea behind this. this idea isn't necessarily nanotechnology. it's been around for a long time, i got on the phone and i spoke to someone who has been doing this kind of research for decades and he says they're saying this could work in five to seven years but there's the fda, regulatory issues but the idea that google sampled this, they put their name on this, they're going to bring in smart people and put money into it is exciting. >> if we could get inside google, journalists they don't allow many of us in. they're doing all of the crazy things different from search, driverless cars, project loon, google glass and glucose-measuring contact lenses
for diabetic patience so really interesting that they have almost it's like they have a wing of passion projects that they're also working on along with search. >> and they all sound great so go google, right? lor laurien laurie eagall thanks so much. kurdish fighters are going head-to-head against terrorists as the battle against isis heats up. ivan watson has more. >> reporter: carol, did you know that some of isis' deadliest enemies are female kurdish fighters. we traveled into kurdish-controlled northern syria to learn more and i'll have that report for you after the break.
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fighters. now we're talking about female soldiers. steven watson is in erbil to tell us more. good morning. >> we travelled across the boarder to kurdish-controlled northern syria recently to meet america's newest de facto allies on the ground in syria in its campaign against isis. don't be fooled by the pretty song. these women are part of a militia that is isis' most deadly enemy in syria -- kurdish fighters from the people's protection unit, or ypg. they've fought isis on the ground in syria for more than a year. only recently they started getting help from the antitrust the form of air strikes and weapons drops, a surprising turn of events for this secular
marxist-rooted movement which includes many fighters who have long battled america's nato ally, turkey. and important part of this kurdish movement's ideology is founded on gender equality, that means female fighters fight and bleed on the front lines. and that stands in sharp contrast to isis which has been covering women up and hiding them from public life. addressing the crowd, a top kurdish official who urges is fighters to protect their people from becoming slaves of isis. she is the co-president of one of three kurdish statelets in northern syria that have largely governed themselves for the last three years. >> translator: our dream is to build a democratic society that includes arabs, christians, and kurds living together in unity. >> reporter: the kurds call region rojova. some of them clearly proud of their experiment in self-rule.
life in the this town looks relatively peaceful and secular, unlike other parts of syria taken over by islamist militias. but the streets here feel empty, many of the towns christian residents have fled and more keep leaving. this is a sad day for your family. why? >> yes, because we are leaving our country. >> reporter: peter's tearful mother and sister waved good-bye from inside a 1954 desoto. their destination, germany. the towns christian enjoy the protection of the kurds, but the kurds are paying dearly. at this memorial ceremony, mothers and wives of dead fighters and this widow. she says isis killed her husband last year and mutilated his body. "if i didn't have these children
i myself would go and fight" she swears. her young son already wears the uniform of a future kurdish fighter. so, carol, it's hard to find two more opposite ideological foes. you've got the hard line islamist jihadis from the islamic state in iraq and syria and on the other hand the marxist kurdish nationalist fighters and it may be the women that are helping give the ypg an advantage or at least let them hold ground against isis even though they don't have the same weaponry isis has. the rumor that we hear again and again and again is that isis fighters are afraid of getting killed by these female kurdish fighters. if they do, they fear they will not get to go to paradise. carol? >> wow. fascinating report. ivan watson reporting live from iraq this morning.
still to come in the newsroom, game 7, bring it on. a royals route takes the world series to the limits. cnn's andy scholes has all the highlights. >> carol, 162 games, a wild card game, a division series, a championship series and it's coming down to one game. we'll diskwhousz has the clear edge tonight when newsroom continues. when it comes to good nutrition...i'm no expert. that would be my daughter -- hi dad. she's a dietitian. and back when i wasn't eating right, she got me drinking boost. it's got a great taste, and it helps give me the nutrition i was missing.
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bling then battle. the nba reigning champion san antonio spurs got their championship rings last night then began their quest for back-to-back titles. tony park we are a late basket gave the spurs an a one-point win on opening night. the two greatest words in sports -- gach seven. the giants and royals play it tonight. cnn's andy scholes joins me now. the royals had some kind of second inning. >> they took it to the giants. usually these games are so intense. second inning is all you needed to see. the royals got things going, they got the bats going. scored seven runs on eight hits. they destroyed the giants' patching staff last night. and their 23-year-old ace was on the mound and he pitched great as well. if you check out his cap he had the initials of oscar tavarez, the great prospect for the st.
louis cardinals that died in the car crash earlier this week. he dedicated his performance to tavarez. so the royals won this game 10-0. series tied up coming into tonight, carol. i know you love numbers and stats. i have a great one for you right here. it's all about the numbers. since 1980, the royals are the ninth home team to win game six when down 3-2 in the world series. all of the previous eight teams went on to win game seven. so history definitely on the royals side coming into tonight's game. >> i never believe those stats. >> but the giants have the ace in the hole. madison baumgartner. they put it throughout if tim hudson the starter struggles baumgartner will come into the game and statistically he's the greatest world series pitcher of all time. so this game will be exciting. >> i don't know, andy. >> i'm so happy i'm going the game. it will be chilly. >> who cares? are you kidding? andy scholes, thanks so much. the next hour of cnn newsroom in one minute.
happening now in the newsroom, an unmanned rocket headed to the space station explodes seconds after liftoff. the fireball seen for miles. so what went wrong? plus, growing evidence that isis is using chemical weapons on the battlefield. we'll take stock of the brutal effects of chlorine gas as iraqi peshmerga fighters gather on the boarder to join the fight against isis. and quarantine battle. maine now saying they will pursue legal action against nurse kaci hickox if she violate hearse quarantine. are politics and not science driving these quarantine orders? let's talk, live in the cnn newsroom. good morning, i'm carol costello. thank youmu