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captioning sponsored by cbs >>elley: diagnosis, pneumonia. illness forces clinton off theli campaign trail, raising questions about her health and her secrecy. >> in retrospect, we probably could have released more information more quickly. >> pelley: also tonight, trump on that clinton quote. >> you could put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. >> you cannot run for president if you have such contempt in your heart for the american voter. >> pelley: a lot more soccer playing kids are winding up in the e.r. and, america's newest museum. >> it is the museum that says, "here is a balanced history of america that allows us to cry
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this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition. a spokesman for hillary clinton's campaign says today that she is expected to be back on the campaign trail later this week. in the meantime, she's following her doctor's advice and resting at home in chappaqua, new york as she battles pneumonia. clinton canceled a trip to the her husband will begin filling in for her tomorrow. the former secretary of state's campaign has been criticized for saying little about her illness. here's nancy cordes. >> reporter: as clinton rested at home today, republicans an even some democrats diagnosed her with a case of undue secrecy. obama campaign strategist david axelrod asked what is the cure for an unhealthy penchant for privacy?"
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information more quickly. >> reporter: clinton press secretary brian falen. whose decision was it not to reveal the diagnosis of pneumonia on friday?si >> she made the decision that she wanted to power through, keep her schedule and because she didn't think it was going tt affect any of her activities, she just wanted to keep going and conducting business ase usual. >> reporter: that approach led to a day of confusion sunday. clinton arrived at ground zero at about 8:20 a.m. by 9:30 reporters noticed she hahaha not say where she had gone. video from bystanders would later show that clinton had to be lifted into her van by multiple aides and agents, even as the reporters assigned to stick with her were left behinda and in the dark. at 11:00 a.m., a campaign aide informed them that clinton felt overheated so departed to go toc her daughter's apartment. >> how are you feeling, secretary clinton? >> feeling great. >> reporter: but she emerged 45
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>> it's a beautiful day in new york. >> reporter: five and a half hours later, clinton's doctoror revealed that she had actually been diagnosed with pneumonia on friday, the same day she did two fundraisers, held a national security meeting and answered questions about north korea. >> reporter: in a cable interview today, trump suggested americans aren't getting the full story. >> she was coughing very, very badly a week ago. and even before that, if you remember. this wasn't the first time. so it is very interesting to see >> reporter: clinton aides say they are working with her doctor to release a more detailed set of medical records by the end of the week. records they say will show that this bout of pneumonia is not part of a larger, or lingering health problem. >> pelley: nancy cordes, thanks. dr. jon lapook is here, our chief cbs news medical correspondent. jon, pneumonia, is that a reasonable explanation for the unsteadiness we saw in clinton the other day? >> it is.
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on top of that, she was standing outside in the hot weather wearing long sleeves and pants.d and that's a setup forurther dehydration which could cause a drop in blood pressure and the kind of wobbly gait we saw.. >> pelley: how fast does somebody recover from pneumonia? >> scott, that all depends on a number of factors. a person's age, their general health, what is the size of the pneumonia, meaning how much of the lung is involved. we certainly don't know that at all. and then, what is the bug that is causing it? she is on antibiotics, that t treats bacterial pneumonia but exactly what is being done to t causing it. in general, patients with mild pneumonia can be treated with antibiotics as an outpatient very successfully and fully recover. >> pelley: is it a good sign that she is at home? >> i think it is. unless they are bringing thear hospital into her house, i think it is a very good sign that she is at home rather than in the hospital. the sickest patients generally are hospitalized. >> pelley: dr. jon lapook, thank you, jon. we learned more about clinton's condition from her husband. charlie rose spoke to the former
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fi she was even better last night before she went to sleep. s she had a good night's sleep.ha she just got dehydrated yesterday. >> is that what happened? she got dehydrated? >> yeah. >> because when you look at that collapse, that video that wasap taken, you wonder if it's not more serious, than dehydration. >> she's been-- well, if it is it is a mystery to me and her doctors. rarely but on more than onen occasion over the last many, many years, the same sort of thing has happened to her where she got severely dehydrated. and she has worked like a demon, as you know, as secretary of state, and as a senator, and in the years since. >> but more importantly she's on a grueling campaign. >> yeah. >> and you know what that is like.o. >> i do. >> and she is older than you were when you ran.nd >> and she had two and a half hard days before the day when she got dizzy.
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her campaign day. >> right. >> to take one more day to rest. >> is it possible that she will be away for weeks from the campaign trail?mp >> no, not a shot. i don't think can i hold her back another day. >> pelley: you can see charlie'l interview tonight on "the charlie rose show" on pbs and tomorrow on "cbs this morning." donald trump said he hoped that clinton would be back on the campaign soon. in baltimore today, he fired supporters. here's major garrett.re >> just to be grossly generalistic, you could put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. the racists, sexists, homophobic, xenophobic,ul islamophobic, you name it. >> reporter: hillary clinton named it all right, gross generalizations and all, provoking the wrath of donald a
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. baskets as though they were objects, not human beings. >> reporter: and adding a new yer of division to the already divisive trump-clinton debate. one trump sought to exploit with this new tv ad. >> you know what is deplorable? hillary clinton viciously demonizing hard-working people like you. >> reporter: trump calledr: clinton arrogant and said she has lost political legitimacy. >> you cannot run for president if you have such contempt in your heart for the american voter. >> reporter: trump, of course, has his own history on the subject. >> when mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, their rapists. a total and complete shutdown o muslims entering the unitedte states. look at my african-american, over here. look at him. >> reporter: when it comes to trump and his base of support,
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senator lindsey graham said this in march: >> 35% of my party believe obama is a muslim born in kenya, he's locked that crowd down.t now 65% of us just think he's a bad president. >> reporter: trump tonight accused clinton of waging a hate-filled campaign lacking vision and without the prospect of change, scott. trump also invited supporters, white and black, on stage to testify. they are neither racists nor deplorable. >> pelley: major garrett for us tonight, major, thanks. of this let's bring in john dickerson, our cbs news political director and of course the moderator of "face the nation." o john, this lack of informationra around hillary clinton's health, it goes to a broader issue of transparency. >> that's right. these kinds of moments give you some sense of the habits of openness of a campaign. and that's important because it tells you how open they might bc in the white house. hillary clinton already had a strike against her with the email server. outside of the state department system, not transparent, then she deleted some email, notem
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but campaigns offer other ways in which transparency is tested. there are certain demands of the campaign.x do you turn over your taxdi returns, your medical records. hillary clinton has done that. she has done more on the medical records than donald trump and turned over her tax returns. he has done nothing with tax returns and very little on alth. so the question with him is ifin he is not transparent in the campaign, how transparent will he be as president? >> pelley: now we just saw major garrett's story, what happens going forward with this deplorable comment of hers? >> it is a tug of war. on the defensive. donald trump would like that comment to mean all of his supporters, suggesting that she is disdainful of working people and it's an unappealing thing to be tagged with. hillary clinton would like that comment to really be about donald trump and point out that he said derogatory things about women, that even paul ryan called him out for making racist comments that his temporary ban on muslim is islamophobic. depending who wins that tug of war will determine whether those comments hurt or help hillary clinton.
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le one of the most serious challenges facing the next president will be syria. but today, a temporary cease- fire worked out by the united states in russia went in effect.ss the syrian government is now supposed to allow food and medicine into towns that have been shattered by five and a half years of civil war. but already, the syrian dictator is raising doubts that the cease-fire will hold. elizabeth palmer is in damascus. r appearance, president assad toured daraya today, and vowed to take back every inch of syria from what he calls the terrorists. it was a staged victory lap complete with musical soundtrack. three weeks ago this damascus suburb was in opposition hands. now the regime is back in charge after surrounding it and after pounding it from the air with
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syrian soldiers celebrated the retaking of daraya, but it wasn't a decisive win. to withdraw if they got safeedya passage to an opposition- controlled area 200 miles away in idlib, to carry on fighting. in the past few days, there has been an 11th hour surge in violence before the cease-fire deadline. syrian and russian planes bombed one target was a market wherewh people were shopping for food. and civilian neighborhoods in aleppo were hit too. monitoring groups estimate that at least 91 people have been killed since the truce was announced. and scores more have been injured, including children. if the cease-fire does hold, it will bring a respite from this kind of carnage, but it won't end a war that grinds on because no side is strong enough to win, or weak enough to have to
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scott, none of the major opposition groups has actually signed on to this cease-fire, and one of them, the free syrian army, has just announced that they are actually rejecting it. no two ways about it, this is a very fragile deal. >> pelley: liz palmer in the syrian capital tonight, liz, thank you. early today, someone set fire to the mosque where the orlando nightclub shooter once worshipped. someone fleeing the islamic center of fort pierce, florida. there was extensive damage. no one was injured. in june, omar mateen murdered 49 people at the pulse nightclub before police killed him. he claimed to have been motivated by isis. coming up next on the "cbs evening news," the type of battery that sparked a worldwide recall is in just about every electronic device.s and later, the inside story
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n in 2015, 3.5 billion passengers flew.s the f.a.a. received reports of 11 smoke or fire incidents involving a lithium-ion battery. many of those were in checked bags. scott, as of april othis year, lithium-ion batteries are no longer allowed to be checked or carried as cargo on commercial flights.d >> pelley: if it heats up, turn it off. kris van cleave, thanks. coming up next, emergency rooms filling up with soccer injuries. reduce my risk of progression. and everywhere i look... i'm reminded to stick to my plan. including preservision areds 2. my doctor said preservision areds 2 has the exact nutrient formula that the national eye institute recommends to help reduce the risk of progression of moderate to advanced amd... after 15 years of clinical studies. preservision areds 2.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see e e e e e e e ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!? american kids play soccer, but a study today in the journal "pediatrics" found that injuries have more than doubled between 1990 and 2014. ben tracy is keeping the score. >> reporter: every day more than 300 kids end up in the emergency room with soccer-related injuries. this new study spanning 25 years found the most common injuries are sprains, strains and
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re broken bones and cuts, while girls have more knee and ankle issues.ok tracy mehan is a researcher at nationwide children's hospital. >> kids are playing more frequently now than they used , they are playing year-round and in more leagues than they ever have before. >> reporter: one of the biggest concerns is protecting young players still developing brains. there has been a nearly 1,600% increase in the rate of soccer- related head injuries including concussions. 15-year-old josh suffered a concussi l colliding with another player. >> he apparently kneed me in the head. i don't think i ever passed out but i don't really remember much.r >> reporter: the u.s. soccer federation prohibits kids under 11 from using their heads to strike the ball. >> well, i think everybody isdy talking about concussions. >> reporter: former women's national team star brandi chastain wants u.s. soccer to gn even further, and not allow kids to head the ball until they turn 14. >> no, i think the toughest thing to do as a young person is
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ur so if you do head the ball or you do fall down and hit your head and maybe you don't feel right, but how do you stand up to your coach and say, "i can't play?" when all that is inside of you is that competitor saying you got to go out to the field. >> reporter: there is a lot more awareness of concussions and that partly explains this huge spike in emergency room visits. scott, when a kid takes a hit to the head on a soccer field like this one, there is arotocol they go through to check for concussions. >> pelley: ben tracy for us, thank you. up next, the new museum of the african-american experience. >> this portion of the "cbs evening news has been sponsored by: >> this portion of the "cbs evening news has been sponsored by: ? like a human fingerprint,
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when i was diagnosed with pneumococcal pneumonia, it was huge for everybody. she just started to decline rapidly. i was rushed to the hospital. my symptoms were devastating. the doctor said, "pam! if you'd waited two more days, you would've died." pneumococcal pneumonia almost took me from them. if i had known that a vaccine could have helped
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>> pelley: today, "cbs this morning" gave us our first look inside the national museum of african-american history and culture. the $540 million smithsonian project opens next week on the national mall. "60 minutes" has been following the museum for two years. it was then that we met lonnie bunch, the visionary foundingis director. when all of this is finally complete, what will america have? >> america will have a place that allows them to remember, to remember how much we as a country have been improved,th changed, challenged and made better by the african-american experience. >> pelley: today the museum is an eight story journey through time from slavery on the bottom floor up through jim crow and b civil rights, to the heights of achievement. some artifacts like this segregated rail car were soe th
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r built around them.to others emerged from a box in the attic. t >> oh my goodness. now did somebody already look at some of those things? >> no. >> pelley: smithsonian experts asked americans for their treasures and 3,000 people came to 16 events. mary elliott and nancy bercaw are curators. how do you convince someone to give up a priceless family heirloom? >> our museum pitches itself. people in america have been and so, literally, they just hand us things. >> mr. jessie was an enslaved man and he was charged with entertaining the slave holderrg and his guests. >> pelley: a smithsonian warehouse collected the story. and these are some of the lines received by grigsby e. thomas, the sum of $350 in full payment for a negro boy by the name of
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jim might have known these, shackles dating before 1860. bondage that the owner of this t bible tried to break with a bloody rebellion. nat turner said he was commanded by god. his bible was taken before his execution. this is not the american museum of slavery. >> this is not the museum of tragedy. it is not the museum ofe difficult s. it is the museum that says hereu is a balanced history of america that allows us to cry and smile. >> pelley: the museum, which opens on the 24th, was authorized by congress in 1929. its realization, 87 years latert affirms its motto of the struggle itself. "making a way out of no way." and that's the "cbs evening news." for all of us at cbs news all
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it a dead heat in arizona. we're not talking about the weather. it's a race for the president. buildings are safe.>> cracks in our education system literally. we began on the monsoon watch. are large -- a large storm cell. you can see the weather is firing up out there.
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over. beaver valley pinpoint doppler radar is far southeast valley just east of 202. passing through areas of queen creek. a large cell heading to the east into queen valley and superior. summit winds associated with these cells getting up to 45 miles per hour. expect to see blowing dust. the folks that will get affected are around globe and -- starting to take shape any storms in our forecast? a live look outside showing the clouds in the distance looks like a calm night in the valley. what about tomorrow and the rest of the week? 70 planner. to glendale schools are shut down. they may not be safe for students and staff.>> lindsay we're talking about two schools but this is affecting the rest

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