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firstname.lastname@example.org good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, december 26th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." pop music icon george michael, died suddenly on christmas day. we look back at his life in the spotlight as a superstar and provocative artist. the winter storm bringing blizzard conditions to the northern plains. millions will face dangerous driving conditions. a heavy cold forces queen elizabeth to miss church on christmas for the first time in decades. the new concern for her health, and the message she delivered to her country. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds.
>> my icon is gone. >> 53 is just too young. >> music fans mourn the loss of a legend. ♪ wake me up before you go go >> george michael died christmas day. >> manager says heart failure was the cause. >> pop star enjoyed a string of hits. ♪ gotta have faith ♪ don't let the sun go down on me ♪ ♪ freedom freedom ♪ ♪ freedom ♪ you gotta >> can barely see down the street. buried. >> travel is a mess across the northern plains where folks will be digging out following a powerful christmas storm. >> today's been nuts. a lot of slide-offs. accidents. >> pilot error or a technical fault are likely to blame for the crash which killed 92 people. >> trump announcing heel shut down his charitable foundation.
>> avoiding conflicts of interest. >> untangling himself. it is not going to be easy. there's no question about that. >> a massive sinkhole in michigan is prompting a state of emergency. >> more than 20 families have been evacuated so far. >> a massive scene -- >> they tried to find out why he was on the run. but he's like my lips are sealed. >> all that. >> and the pittsburgh steelers have won the afc north title! >> the kansas city chiefs win their:th. >> i was expecting more of a christmas type dance from you. >> that was a feliz navidad. >> and all that matters. >> hello, everybody! >> president obama spending christmas in hawaii. he took time out to thank the troops for the past eight years. >> it has been a privilege of my life to serve as a commander in chief. >> on "cbs this morning." >> i'm going to shake your hand. beautiful thing. >> i don't know where that hand has been. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
and welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm josh elliott with margaret brennan and vladimir doouthers. charlie rose, norah o'donnell and gayle king are all deservedly off. pop music fans around the world are remembering a superstar of the 1980s and '90s. george michael died suddenly on christmas day at his home in england. ♪ ooh i gotta have faith ♪ gotta have faith faith faith ♪ i gotta have faith faith faith ♪ >> such a great song. >> love it. >> michael's biggest hit, too. faith marked his emergence as a sew he will star and sex symbol. >> the grammy winner told tense of millions of albums. he was just as famous for his lifestyle, as his music. ♪ >> george michael burst onto the
international music scene in 1982 as half of the pop duo wham! ♪ wake me up before you go go don't leave me hanging on like a yo yo ♪ >> reporter: along with guitarist andrew ridgely the two twenty somethings had multiple number one hits. ♪ a prolific song writer michael was known as the creative force of the group and in 1986 he left wham! for a solo career. ♪ i gotta have faith faith faith ♪ >> reporter: his first solo album, "faith" topped the charts in 1987, producing hits that were both provocative. ♪ >> reporter: and catchy. ♪ >> george michael was a true icon. he was a singer. he was a songwriter. he was a video visionary. >> reporter: but the entertainer also struggled with depression, and drugs, and had several
run-ins with the law most famously when he was arrested for lewd contract at a rest room at will rogers memorial park in beverly hills. >> really became what he was more known for than the fact he won grammys or sold millions of records. >> reporter: he apologized after the incident and revealed that he was gay. >> i don't feel any shame. i feel stupid and i feel reckless. and weak for having allowed my sexuality to be exposed this way. >> reporter: although the '80s and '90s would be the height of michael's commercial success he would go on 0 release dozens of records and was still filling stadiums more than two decades into his career. ♪ don't let the sun go down on me ♪ >> reporter: the 53-year-old passed away in his sleep on christmas day. >> that song, don't let the sun go down on me was a famous duet george michael sang with elton john after learning of his friend's death last night elton john posted this photo of the
two on instagram saying i am in deep shock. i have lost a beloved friend. the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist. my heart goes out to his family, friends, and all his fans. such a sad -- i mean -- >> and a brilliant artist. >> brilliant artist. we grew up on that music. >> yeah. >> and that song last christmas is going to be more poignant i think going forward. >> yeah. >> he had a -- we had a sing along on the couch. >> we all did. >> carrie fisher's family says that she is in stable condition this morning at a las vegas hospital. the 60-year-old actress was put in intensive care after going into cardiac arrest during a flight from london on friday. her star wars co-stars harrison ford and mark hamill are among the many sending their well-wishers. fisher's mother, actress debbie reynolds tweeted this, for all her fans and friends i thank you for your prayers, and good wishes. a dangerous winter storm threatens millions of people across the northern u.s. today.
drivers in the dakotas were told to stay off the roads after nearly a foot of snow fell in some areas overnight. this morning, there are blizzard warnings for much of north and south dakota, with more snow and ice sweeping the region. also rain and thunderstorms stretch from parts of minnesota all the way south to houston. our cbs station wcco is in minneapolis. rachel, good morning. >> good morning, the biggest concern in minnesota is ice. salt washed off the roads overnight due to the rain and with falling temperatures there's concern about slippery ramps and bridges. state officials are urging drivers to avoid any unnecessary travel. here in minneapolis, it wasn't much of a white christmas as it was a wet one. rain created dangerous road conditions for drivers. >> a very small patch of ice can send you spinning on the road. >> reporter: icy pavement caused this semi truck to tip on its side on interstate 494. no one was hurt.
heavy snow and gusty winds blanketed the rest of the northern plains on sunday. near whiteout conditions made traveling nearly impossible. plows struggled to keep up, spreading salt and sand across roadways. state officials shut down hundreds of miles of highway to fight the snow. >> never seen so much snow in my life. >> reporter: bismarck, north dakota, declared a snow emergency last night restricting vehicles on city streets, to help keep routes clear. nearly 200 miles east in fargo officials declared a travel alert after freezing rain and snow created slick and slushy conditions, and in south dakota -- >> could barely see down the street. >> reporter: thousands lost power thanks to snow, ice and 60-mile-per-hour wind gusts. officials closed the nearly 260 mile stretch of interstate 90 warning drivers to stay off the roads. temperatures are hovering around freezing right now, and are expected to fall throughout the day. there's no snow in the forecast, but the road conditions are expected to remain dangerous.
>> rachel, thanks. meteorologist megan glaros of our chicago station is tracking the storm as it moves east. good morning. >> good morning. looks like the center of the nation will be dealing with a massive storm system while the pacific northwest over the next 24 to 48 hours we're looking at yet another rain and snowmaker. california, nevada, the four corners area should stay dry over the next few days. but look at this mess across the northern plains. still have blizzard warnings up this morning as well as wind advisories, and combine those two things, not good for any kind of travel across that portion of our country. in fact, anywhere shaded in the red could have travel difficulties today. green shaded area for most of the west with the exception of far northern pacific northwest areas, which will be a little bit more tricky in terms of travel today. getting a little bit of a warm-up here from atlanta at 62 to chicago at 53. it's going to be about 70 degrees in dallas today. well above average here.
while in the west, temperatures are a bit cooler. 44 degrees portland. 44 seattle. and 63 degrees today in los angeles. >> megan, thank you. well, president-elect donald trump and his family are working to resolve potential conflicts of interest 25 days before he is sworn in. the president-elect released a christmas eve statement saying he would shut down his charitable foundation, but the time line isn't clear. new york's attorney general is investigating the charity so legally, mr. trump cannot dissolve it. julianna goldman shows us the complicated efforts. good morning. >> good morning. well this week mr. trump will continue to spend the holidays at his mar-a-lago club in florida, where he's been meeting with advisers, finalizing staff picks, and behind the science working to untangle any potential conflicts of interest between his business and his presidency. we may never know the extent of those conflicts since mr. trump has not released his tax returns. a christmas eve service,
president-elect donald trump and his wife melania were welcomed with a standing ovation. earlier in the day, mr. trump announced he would shut his nonprofit, the donald j. trump foundation. to avoid even the appearance of any conflict in my role as president i have decided to continue to pursue my strong interest in philanthropy in other ways. >> i give a lot of money to people and charities and everything. i love people. >> reporter: since the campaign, there have been a series of controversies surrounding the charity. according to his tax filing from 2009 to 2014, mr. trump did not give his foundation any money and for 2015 the foundation admitted to a practice known as sel self-fuelling. the admission came after a series of reports questioning whether foundation money was used to settle business lawsuits. the new york attorney general opened an investigation and ordered the foundation to stop raising money. his office says while there's no time line for the investigation, mr. trump's charity cannot legally dissolve until the investigation is complete.
>> we started with one goal -- >> reporter: mr. trump's announcement followed his son eric's move to stop raising money for his own charity. in response the president-elect tweeted, isn't this a ridiculous shame. last week newt gingrich one of mr. trump's closest allies said the president-elect needs to do more. >> this is not a country that wanders around trusting people in power. this is a country that wants accountability. >> reporter: there's also been some staffing drama this past holiday weekend just two days after announcing campaign aide jason miller would be white house communications director miller said he would not be taking the job in order to spend more time with his family. >> julianna goldman, thank you. israel meanwhile is blasting the obama administration this morning over a vote at the united nations. a celebration of sorts broke out in the security council after friday's vote. the resolution condemned israeli
settlement activity in the west bank, and east jerusalem. the u.s. abstained instead of blocking the measure. prime minister benjamin netanyahu summoned the u.s. ambassador to israel to express his anger. errol barnett shows just how israel's fury didn't stop there. errol, good morning to you. >> good morning. yes, in a highly unusual move the israeli prime minister met with his u.s. ambassador to israel on christmas day. he also summoned envoys from 10 of the 14 other nations that voted yes. netanyahu said sunday that israel cannot and will not accept the security council's decision. >> as i told john kerry on thursday, friends don't take friends to the security council. >> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is pointing fingers at the obama administration over united nations resolution that condemns israel's settlement construction in the west bank and east
jerusalem. there are nearly 600,000 israelis living in setments in areas claimed by palestinians. homes that are considered illegal under international law. >> abstention. >> reporter: on friday the u.s. declined to veto the u.n. resolution. that would have shielded israel from the measure. u.s. ambassador to the united nations samantha power explains that the white house position is not new. >> the united states has been sending a message that the settlements must stop privately, and publicly, for nearly five decades. >> reporter: this is the latest blow to the relationship between president obama and benjamin netanyahu. despite an arrangement that grants israel more than $3 billion of u.s. military assistance every year, netanyahu's spokesman lashed out on sunday. >> we have iron-clad information, frankly, that the obama administration really helped push this resolution and helped craft it.
>> reporter: on friday the white house said it has, quote, exhausted every effort to pursue a two-state solution through negotiations. and explained the decision to abstain happened within the absence of any meaningful peace process in the face of accelerated settlement activity. now prime minister netanyahu noted sunday how israel is looking forward to the next administration, after donald trump weighed in on the resolution over the weekend. he even promised an israeli/palestinian peace deal on his watch by sending this tweet. quote, the big loss yesterday for israel in the united nations will make it much harder to negotiate peace. too bad, but we will get it done anyway. le. >> errol, thanks. this morning, rescue workers in russia found debris from a plane that crashed killing dozens. the military plane was headed to a base in syria yesterday. it crashed into the black sea minutes after takeoff. all 92 people on board are believed to be dead. thousands of people, including 100 divers, searched the crash
site yesterday. they recovered 11 bodies. the plane was flying in world famous russian army choir to perform the new year's concert. russia's foreign minister said pilot error or a technical issue likely caused the crash. a powerful typhoon forced thousands of people out of their homes on christmas day in the philippines. at least six people have died. the typhoon passed south of the capital manila before moving into the south china sea. the storm made landfall yesterday, with wind gusts of more than 150 miles per hour. heavy wind and rain knocked down trees and cut power to five provinces. >> and there are new concerns in britain for queen elizabeth, who did not attend church on christmas for the first time in decades. other royals, including her husband prince philip, went without her. our buckingham palace spokesperson said that she is still recovering from a heavy cold, and needed to stay inside. the queen still offered a recorded christmas day message,
praising unsung heroes, and others who inspire her. barry petersen is in london with more on the queen's state of health. barry, good morning to you. >> well, when most of us get a cold our friends wish us well. but when the queen gets sick, and breaks with decades of christmas tradition, a whole nation worries. prince charles and prince harry were at christmas services near the sand ring ham royal estate in england. as was her husband prince philip, she was notable by her absence. she is, says the palace, suffering from what it called a heavy cold. the queen is supreme governor of the church of england, and said to be very religious. she has not missed the christmas service at sand ring ham and shaking hands with well wishers in nearly 30 years. >> suffering from a heavy cold, that would be risky. >> reporter: the hand wringing over her health started when the
palace delayed her annual christmas journey to her estate. that trip usually takes place on a train. instead she caught a lift on a helicopter that picked her up at buckingham palace. but the nation did hear from the queen in her annual christmas message taped weeks ago. where she talked of the winners she met from the paralympic games. >> inspiration and aspiration, and having discovered abilities they scarcely knew they had, these athletes are now inspiring others. >> reporter: there was still plenty of royal watching available. william and kate spent this christmas with her family. bringing along the royal pair that inspire all those oohs and aahs. little princess charlotte and prince george, holding tight to their christmas treats. >> ah indeed. it is cause for concern when anyone in their 90s becomes ill. but it's worth noting that the royals are a very long-lived family. the queen's mother lived to the
ripe old age of 101. margaret? >> wow. barry, thank you. >> there's something very loving about a couple suffering from the same malady. >> yes, absolutely. everybody knows that i'm a huge monarchy lover, fan. i love the history of it. not that i love the monarchy. yes, when we have time i'll explain how elizabeth is related to william the conqueror. >> wow. >> who knew. >> more to come. >> made-up news leads to a standoff over nuclear weapons. ahead we'll tell you about a fake story that set off a really potentially dangerous confrontation between two nuclear good monday morning. happy boxing day. them out to studios. it is another frigid start, with saws, 29 degrees, below freezing throughout the tri- valley and cold in fremont, 32,
chilly san jose, 35, later today, similar to yesterday with sunny skies, blue skies into the 50s and outside, 56 degrees, winds kind of breezy, balmy by midweek and clear for new year's eve. a marine who lost all of his limbs in combat will be able to touch and hold again. >> ahead, see how the sergeant is now living his life after a remarkable operation that gave him a stranger's hand. the news is back in the morning right here on "cbs this morning." my goal was to finally get in shape.
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good morning from the traffic center, reports of an accident in vallejo -- at the direction is eastbound, 80, magazine street, a bus got tangled up here not causing major delays but it is a heads up as you work through and the east shore freeway clear to the bay bridge with no -- clear right into san francisco and you will not need extra time. caris levert. >> good morning, everybody. a look at this, visibility unlimited, skies so blue today, a crisp day, a crisp winter day and currently they are temperature is in the tri- valley, 31 degrees. it is 37 degrees in redwood city, 35 san jose, and we are in the upper 20s in santa rosa. later today, very similar to yesterday as far as the temperatures are concerned and these numbers are a little below average, 50, 56 degrees, a breeze out of the northwest, 5 to 15 and the balmy by wednesday and thursday.
weather on the go. ♪ it's impossible for to us fully repay what you've done and the sacrifices that you make, but at least it's important to hear from us that what you do matters and that we know about it, and that we are grateful. we look forward to seeing you for many years to come because i understand that, you know, i still have a little bit of rank as ex-president, so i still get to use the gym on base and, of course, the golf course. so thank you very much, everybody. god bless you. >> president obama saying thank you to u.s. marines in hawaii as he approaches the end of his term. the visit to the marine corps base in hawaii to salute the troops has been a christmas tradition for the president and
the first lady and it sounds like he's indicating they will be back after leaving the white house. president joking there about hitting the gym. every time you go with him on the road, first thing he does in the morning, it shams tes the r of us. fountain president of the united states can get up and go to the gym. >> something tells me he will be back in hawaii. >> for sure. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, a wounded warrior has a new reason to enjoy the holidays. he underwent a remarkable as you recall -- surgical transformation. what he did creates a lifelong dream. a nuclear threat triggered by fake news. pakistan's president was fooled bied made-up news about his country. ahead the growing concern about worldwide consequences of false stories. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around
the globe. "the washington post" says that president-elect trump has the opportunity to shape the judiciary. he will have to appoint an estimated 103 federal judges when he takes office and one supreme court justice. president obama inherited just 54 initial openings in 2008. federal judges increasing decide hot button issues such as state gun control and abortion restrictions and immigration. >> a marathon woman was found on saturday two days into her journey. she was looking for help after she and her family were stranded by snow in a rental car. she was unconscious but suffering from cold exposure. her husband and son were treated for frostbite. "time" has the full text of the pope's christmas day message. he dedicated it to all people, especially those scarred by war
and wished peace to the victims of the war in aleppo, syria and peace to those who lost a loved one as a result of terrorism. "wall street journal" says similarities are emerging among the suspects in european terror attacks. investigators say the tunisian for last week's bus attack was a cocaine dealer. others are brushes with the law before pledging loyalty to isis. britain's "guardian" says the discovery of a world war ii bomb forced more than 50,000 germans out of their homes on christmas. the evacuation in augsburg was the biggest since the war ended in 1945. construction workers found it last week. officials chose christmas day to diffuse it because there is less traffic. >> merry christmas. >> yeah. once it was diffused everyone was allowed to go home.
>> fake news cause a tense situation between israeli and pakistani. a tweet went out apparently responding to a false story that israeli had threatened to use its nuclear arsenal. the tweet reminded israeli of pakistan's nuclear weapons. tony doukoupil is here about th made-up news and power of a tweet. >> reporter: it started with a fake news article but then came the tweet from pakistan's defense minister both eluding to the use of force and not the first instance of fake information creating a very real controversy. this article published last week by the website awdnews.com falsely quoted a former top israeli official saying his country would destroy pakistan with a nuclear attack. in an apparent response, pakistan's defense minister tweeted israeli forgets pakistan is a nuclear state too.
the israeli ministry of defense quickly moved to dismiss the claim, tweeting back, reports referred to by the pakistani defense minister are entirely false. >> everyone should be on their guard against this kind of misinformation. >> reporter: john greenberg is a national staff writer for politifact. >> we have seen rumors circulate on the internet and we have see% fake news show up in the u.s. presidential election in ways that we haven't seen before. that level of escalation is truly frightening. >> reporter: in november, retired general michael flynn, president-elect trump's pick for national security adviser, tweeted a link to a fake news article that falsely connected hillary clinton and child exploitation. earlier this month, a north carolina man, armed want assault rifle, fired at least one shot into a washington, d.c. pizza
parlor while self-investigating a theory that clinton was involved in child trafficking. >> it is now clear that so-called fake news can have worldwide consequences. >> reporter: following the incident dubbed pizza gate, clinton addressed the fake news controversies. >> it's apparent that the leaders in the private sector and the public sector step up to protect our democracy. >> fake news is generally intended to get an emotional rise. the first thing to do is go and search on the web to see if either the website or that information has anything to it of substance. >> reporter: and pakistan's defense minister late tweeted a clarifying statement saying their nuclear program is only a deterrent to protect their freedom and they desire to coexist in peace. meanwhile, the twitter handle for awdnews appears to have been suspended. "cbs this morning" reached out to twitter for an explanation, but we have yet to hear back. >> strange new world.
tony, thank you. a wounded warrior is relearning how to reach out and touch. >> i'm just grateful that i'm going to have this opportunity to be able to hold somebody's hand again, to possibly be able to fulfill my dreams, my lifelong dream. >> ahead, how this double-armed transplant patient is managing everyday activities that most of us take for granted. we invite you to subji to o -- subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast. find them on itunes and apple's podcast app. we will be right back. ♪ why am i so devastatingly handsome, i'm in a fragrance... ...ad, and my sweethearts gone sayonara. this scarf, all that's left to remember. what! she washed this like a month ago! how's a guy supposed to move on! the long lasting scent of gain flings.
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>> this dude, sergeant john peck. what, what? just got listed for a double arm transplant. >> reporter: that was two years ago when john peck, a marine who lost all four limbs to an explosion in afghanistan in 2010, learned he might not have to rely on prosthetic arms for the rest of his life. >> these things, like suck. they are horrible. >> reporter: this summer, peck was wheeled into an operating room at brigham and women's hospital in boston for a 14-hour surgery. packed in ice chests arms from a young man who had been declared brain dead 36 hours earlier, were rushed in to be attached to peck's stumps. dr. simon talbot let a team of 60 surgeons and nurses and technicians. is there a moment of truth in these surgeries, the moment when you know you've succeeded in attaching that arm? >> there is fabulous moment of truth when blood flows into the hand and you see it turn pink.
there we go. look at that. pulse. perfect. and that is that moment where you get butterflies and you know that this arm is actually back on and back alive again. >> the tip of the thumb is still coming back. >> reporter: when peck woke up the next day he had someone's arms. >> i feel like these things are compressing and everything. >> reporter: before he can use them, his own nerves have to grow down to the fingertips and a slow and sometimes agonizing process. >> as those nerves grow back, sometimes they can give unusual sensations to people, sensations like electric shock and sensation like burning. >> there is one night in the icu, i was crying. i was in a lot of pain. even through all of the meds i was on. i contemplated calling the doctor and be like, look, doc, i can't handle this pain and you have to take these arms after of me. >> bring your arm out straight. >> reporter: he withstood the pain and his medical team constantly looking for any sign
that his body was rejecting his new arms. let's not sugar coat this. you got a lot of hard, hard work to do with an uncertain outcome. >> yeah. >> reporter: that's pretty dawning. >> any day, my body can say, nope, not having it and go back to brigham and get my arms reamputated even higher than i was before. >> feel okay or too snug? >> yeah, it's too snug. >> reporter: the arms are in praises to protect them from strain and it could be a year before he has sensation in his fingers. >> it's very different having to kind of relearn, right? because you learned with a prosthetic and you got that down. now you got these arms back and you kind of got to relearn how to use them. >> reporter: two years ago when we first met john peck he was living in a handicapped accessible house. >> as you can see, the countertops are lowered. >> reporter: just putting the food on the table was an exercise in frustration.
>> prosthetics don't really help with this. grabbing. come here! >> reporter: all he is trying to do here is scramble a few eggs someone else has already taken out of the shell. >> that's how i have to open up it tupperware. even when new arms he has to learn how to sit up all over again. you're not able to push off with your arms yet? >> no. >> reporter: but you will be? >> oh, yes. as soon as those doctors give me that okay, i'll be sitting up like a pro again. that is the head of the bed. >> reporter: everyday tasks the rest of us take for granted are now within his reach, thanks to the arms of a dead stranger. you don't know who the donor is? >> i do not. >> reporter: but his family may be watching this. >> yeah. >> reporter: what would you like to tell the family? >> i'm just grateful that i'm going to have this opportunity to be able to hold somebody's
hand again, to possibly be able to fulfill my dreams, my lifelong dreams. >> reporter: that dream, even when had he no arms, is to become a celebrity chef. >> i am going to compete on the next food network star and i'm going to win it. and then i'm going to open up a restaurant. >> reporter: and if he never recovers enough dexterity to slice and dice, peck says, he'll just run the place. for "cbs this morning: saturday," david martin in boston. >> from using his teeth to make scrambled eggs to now. check out this picture posted on facebook showing peck using both arms to make dinner on christmas eve! >> that is tremendous. >> remarkable thing. inspiration and perseverance. wow. >> good luck to him. >> that is such a tremendous story. i can't imagine what the family who allowed those limbs to be given up is thinking when they see this. i hope are happy. >> i look forward to a reservation in that restaurant. >> yes. no one expected the kansas
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san jose police are investigating the cause of a head-on crash that left a mom and teen dead. they suspect a 25- year-old woman was under the influence yesterday when she crossed the median on "capitol expressway" and hit the victim's car. in san francisco, police are this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> is 750 say -- some 50 6 am. san jose police are investigating the cause of the crash that left a mother and teenager dead. they suspect a woman was under the influence yesterday when she crossed the median on capitol expressway and hit the victim's car. san francisco, police are looking for a suspect in a shooting outside a nightclub that happened after 2:30 am yesterday in front of the grant and south of market area. two victims are recovering from gunshots. the next half-hour, what you should know before going to the mall, for more holiday discounts. we about traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
let's take a look at the roadways right now, a bus stuck on the top of the ramp, westbound side, not affecting the main lines and just freeway. if you are trying to access, there may be a snack, with activity there. working into and out of oakland picked a look at the freeway, both directions, very quiet, a really easy ride as you work your way through oakland and no trouble to report towards the bay bridge, and you are clear all the way into san francisco. the coast is clear. good morning, everyone. it is a bit on the chilly side this morning as you wake up, frost in the inland areas, and it is up to 30 degrees in santa rosa after dipping to 29, below freezing in and throughout the tri-valley, oakland in the lower 30s and in fact pretty much low 40s, across the rim of the bay, peninsula, snuggled into the mid-30s, and later today with the north and east, the northeast wind, 5 to 15, temperatures in the 50s with the offshore doesn't visibility
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, december 26th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including deep discounts for holiday shoppers. this year's deals were better than ever before, will the savings continue into the new year? we'll find out, but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. pop music fans around the world are remembering a superstar of the 1980s and '90s. >> the biggest concern in minnesota is ice. state officials are urging drivers to avoid any unnecessary travel. >> the pacific northwest over the course of the next 24 to 48 hours, we're looking at yet another rain and snowmaker. >> this week, mr. trump will continue working to untangle any
potential conflicts of interest between his business and his presidency. >> netanyahu said sunday that israel can not and will not accept the security council's decision. >> when most of us get a cold, our friends wish us well. but when the queen gets sick, and breaks with decades of christmas tradition, a whole nation worries. >> thank you very much, everybody. god bless you. we'll see you. >> i think joking about hitting the gym, every time you go with him on the road, first thing he does in the morning. it shames the rest of us. >> here comes irving, spins, puts up the shot. it's good! k kyree irving with 3.4 remaining. what a comeback for the cavaliers, come back to beat the warriors 109-108. i'm margaret brennan with josh elliott and vladimir gutier. charlie, gayle and norah are all
off enjoying the christmas break. the music world is mourning pop legend george michael. ♪ baby i know you're asking me to stay ♪ ♪ stay, please, please don't go away ♪ ♪ i'm giving you the blues >> that's his biggest solo hit. the grammy winning singer died on christmas day at his home in england. his manager says the apparent cause was heart failure. he was just 53. >> michael first made it big in the 1980s duo wham. many of us own those t-shirts back then. their hits included wake me up before you go, go and last christmas. michael struggled with depression and drug problems. his wham bandmate tweeted he was heart broken at the loss of my beloved friend. james corden called michael an absolute inspiration, always ahead of his time. the late late show host famously teemd up with michael in 2011. ♪
♪ baby i'm your man ♪ >> that was corden's first version of "car pool karaoke" years before it became famous on cbs. >> just an example of who we lost. he was so many things other than a pop star for those of us of a certain vintage. >> we lost so many people, david bowie. >> prince. >> muhammad ali. >> 2016 can end already. >> please. dangerous winter storm is putting millions of people at risk in the northern u.s. snow and ice are causing a blizzard in the upper midwest. rain and thunderstorms stretched really through the central part of the entire country. and the storm is now moving toward the northeast. oh, good. and could bring a mix of snow and rain to new york and new england later today. more than 10,000 power outages are reported in just the upper midwest. and officials have shut down more than 500 miles of highway
in north and south dakota. bismarck, north dakota, is dealing with extreme blizzard conditions as the area could see up to a foot of snow. and winds of up to 45 miles per hour. >> president-elect donald trump says he will shut down his charitable foundation to avoid conflicts of interest, but we don't know when. mr. trump and his wife went to church on christmas eve in palm beach, florida, and got a standing ovation. as he celebrated christmas, new questions emerged about the controversial foundation and his timeline for dissolving it. president-elect said in a statement, quote, i don't want to allow good work to be associated with a possible conflict of interest. the foundation has admitted self-dealing or using charity funds for its own benefit. new york's attorney general has been investigating whether foundation money benefited the trump campaign. he says the foundation cannot close until that investigation is complete.
retailers gave bigger than ever holiday discounts this year. the wall street journal says one study of online transactions found 79% more involved promotions at the start of the holiday shopping season compared to last year. so how will those deals impact retail sales? and will the savings continue into 2017. bloomburg news retail reporter shannon pettypiece is here to answer all. consumers seeing better discounts. how come? >> if you didn't get 20% off, you weren't even trying. big deal season for shoppers. two things going on here, we're addicted to deals. that 20%, 40% off at some stores are table steaks. retailers have to keep upping the game to keep people excited. we saw 75%, 50% off clearance items, and then the other factor you have is online where retailers can price match, real time, chasing each other to the bottom, trying to get the
best -- lure that shopper, even if it means taking a loss because they want the business, they're hoping once you get to the week site you'll buy a few other things and come to them next time you're looking for an item online. >> are we going to see discounts continue? have the retailers gotten it under control yet? >> they're continuing. i was looking around this morning, even high end retailers saks has 70% off. gap, macy's, some retailers struggling are offering discounts. one caveat, though, the retailers were curtailing their inventory into the holidays. they didn't buy as much as they did last holiday season. there will be a initial big surge but i don't know how long they'll last. in february, march, a lot of those sweaters, coats, outer wear, might be gone and so if you want a deal, get it now, inventory isn't what it used to be. >> holiday sales are expected to rise 3.6% this year, but retail sales in november rose only 0.1%. so why do you think the sales numbers are going to be what
they are this season? >> so, things did get off it a slow start. part of that could be weather. and the retailers are hoping that this last week of christmas there was a real big push. slow start, but procrastinators finally showed up. so we'll see when the final numbers come in how good those last couple of days were. but the question is, if your items were cheaper than they were last year, does that mean you bought more, did you buy another gift for your mother, maybe something for yourself or just say, hey, i don't have to spend as much on christmas and retailers are moving out. and this really crucial time of year for their profit. >> you mentioned their buying is curtailed. is it different for me if i'm go into a store rather than just turning to a keyboard? >> people buy more when they go into a store. they see the impulse items of the last minute register pickup. that's why retailers want you to get in their store, not only do theft huge shipping costs online, but they can lure you in with other items when you're there. >> people looking to buy retail stocks, what is happening with
retail companies, are we going to see more closures or is this a strong environment? >> really nothing has changed in the dynamic going in 2017 from what we were in 2016. where bricks and mortar retail is struggling, there is a shift online, sure, a lot of the bulk of retail spending is still in stores, but the shift, the trend is still going to online and the brick and mortar retailers haven't found a way to capitalize on that in the face of competition from amazon, and we're just not going to need as many brick and mortar stores as we have now. >> yeah, because i -- when i get online and start shopping, it is a very fast downhill slope. i'm burning through my credit card. thank you for stopping by. one of the world's top classical musicians faces surprising struggles. ahead, hear kennedy center honoree martha,, .
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perspective, i am 52. and i just learned it is not pronounced chop-in. >> a long time classical music star is now a kennedy center honoree. pianist martha marguerite first played in the concert halls in the 1960s. she is often described as a musical genius, but she's also been a recluse for decades. so when we discovered she would be honored by the kennedy send terks center, we hoped she would agree to an interview. she met seth doane where they talked about her remarkable career. >> there are few people on the planet who can make a piano do this. martha has a dazzling ability to pull emotion from these 88 keys. the virtuoso mesmerizes audiences, critics, just about
everyone, except, perhaps, herself. >> it is complicated. it is not a relationship like that. i love the piano. i love to practice. and i love to play. it is not like this. >> i'm surprised. >> it is not like this. >> sometimes it is like this. but it is not always. sometimes i don't want to practice. i don't want to play. what is this? i don't like the sound of the piano. i prefer other instruments. i like strings a lot. >> off stage, the unpredictable reveals a personality as complex as the music she plays. >> the piano doesn't love me today. sometimes i say that. the piano doesn't like me, i don't play it. i say that. >> but the piano is an inanimate object. >> but i don't feel it like that. >> it certainly comes alive in her hands. she calls the piano her oldest
companion, but specifies it is not always a friend. to hear you speak, it sounds like you're talking about a person, a relationship. >> that's what it is. >> that sometimes rocky relationship has taken her from her native argentina to the world's greatest performance halls. a documentary made by one of her three daughters shows her behind the scenes. at times anxious about playing. >> i really don't want to play, you know. >> she's known to cancel concert s and dislikes doing interviews. hello. but on the day we met in a dressing room at rome's parko della musica, she was warm, endearing. >> it goes okay. >> yeah. and treated us to a little concert. later, we watched her practice,
with her friend antonio, who leads italy's famed orchestra. she'll perform with him in the u.s. next fall. she rarely does solos, because she make her lonely. >> music is wonderful. but the profession is not. >> now 75, she has battled cancer two times, had three marriages, and says the piano often kept her away from her daughters. during our interview, she suggested one daughter, annie, join us, and share her seat. >> she's very -- >> she does things her way. >> we had a fun life, actually. we lived in a big house. it was open all the time. and there was always music, particularly late into the night. >> so i would go to bed and i could hear -- >> you would be trying to sleep and hear your mom practice. >> i slept. it is normal for me to have
piano. >> all the time. >> yes, absolutely. >> it was annie who first learned her mom was going to receive the kennedy center honor. and recognition from president barack obama. >> she doesn't just play the piano, she possesses it. as a critic once wrote, she is an unaffected interpreter whose native language is music. >> she seems to almost shrug off such praise. >> would you do it differently if you could looking back? >> i think so. >> what would you do? >> i didn't choose it. so -- >> what do you mean you didn't choose? >> i didn't choose. i was a pianist before i could decide that i was one. or that i was going to -- i didn't choose it. it is not a choice. >> not a choice. rather a natural ability. >> she told us one always wants to do something one is not doing. it is a statement that revealed
the human side of a genius. for "cbs this morning," seth doane, rome. you can watch the 39th annual kennedy center honors tomorrow night at 9:00, 8:00 central here on cbs. and a lot of amazing performances. >> can't imagine just what it must be like to be that good. >> the piano. >> the speed with which her fingers move across the keyboard. >> president obama and his daughters solve a code and escape with seconds to spare. ahead, how the first family is spending christmas in hawaii. you're watching "cbs this morning." when coughing keeps your family awake.
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so to make time for that we will show you some of these headlines early. the arctic is getting warmer and the continents are growing colder. last month, temperatures in the arctic spiked 36 degrees above normal. that warm spell corresponded with extreme cold over siberia and some believe the pattern is driven by low sea ice caused by climate change. "time" reports on.
the president went out for hawaii shaved ice after solving riddles inside a game room in honolulu. the manager of breakout waikiki says the obama's escaped with time to spare. 12 seconds to be exact. >> a nation exhails. where the heaviest drinking americans live. wisconsin is the only state where more than 60% of people 12 and older drink at least once a month. water? december is the peak drinking month in the u.s. because of the holidays. >> wow. okay on. millions of immigrants used ellis island as the gateway to the american dream.
he with will go there to see how a photographer uses old methods to create a snapshot of history. your local news is next. this is a kpix five morning update. it is a 20 5 am. three people are in the hospital after a shooting at a fight outside of san francisco nightclub, yesterday morning outside the grand. one person was arrested. all three injured men are expected to recover. crews investigating a house fire in san mateo. it started at a home on new ridge avenue around 4:30 am. no one was hurt. coming up on cbs, a rare look inside the forgotten building on ellis island. we have got traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
good morning from the traffic center, a ghost town out there with not a lot going on. good news if you're going to work, a live look at the bay bridge, it is very quiet as you work your way out of the east bay into san francisco, no delays, 20 minutes from the bridge to the maze and wanting to keep your eye out for, 580, on the off ramp, not on the main lines but there is an 18 transit bus stuck in the rain so activity there and speaking of mass transit, it looks like there are modifications for park city because of the holidays so you can look before you go out the door, no ace train service and that this is on the sunday scheduled to a look at the traffic. good to see you in the house and good morning.
what a view , a stunning view, visibility unlimited at the very early hours, the skies blue, the water is blue but it is chilly, 30 degrees in santa rosa, below freezing in livermore, 34 in redwood city, mid-30s san jose and 42 degrees , pretty much around the rim of the bay and today's temperature, slightly cooler than yesterday, from about 50 through the tri-valley, 56 degrees, berkeley, emeryville, el cerrito, piedmont, oakland, 54 degrees around the peninsula, 55 in santa clara and the winds out of the north and east, offshore flows about 5 to 15 miles per hour, stronger gusts -- and we want you to the forecast of high pressure building into the area. that will result in slightly warmer conditions on tuesday the warmest day this work week will be wednesday and thursday. our last chance of rain for 2016 will be on friday. it is a slight chance but it is there as the skies of for new year's eve and into the new
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." the managers of our nationat the human touch on the american landscape. one of his very man who wants his work to reveal more of the fabric of our nation. >> reporter: while at first look, his work space doesn't look so dreamy. an area like this, is this a challenge for you? >> this area is very much a challenge for me.
♪ >> reporter: this building abandoned for 60 years, boarded up and filled with debris, is actually supplying photographer jared bortise with a challenge. you have to make something that is big wide open space. >> apparently. >> reporter: and when you're taking a photograph, especially the way the public consumes photography these days, it's all instant, real quick. so what you have to do is try to find a composition and angle that you know is going to capture people and interest them. >> reporter: or tease tiz is sn his way through a forgotten corner of ellis island. fall from the splendor of the great haul where 12 million immigrants entered the country. this room in particular very evocative for you. whether it's mattress sterilizes
or carved into the wall. that must grab your eye? >> well, absolutely. >> reporter: ortiz is making sure all parts of the immigrants' experience at ellis island are remembered. >> i definitely think about the emotions. i just can't imagine what it must have been like to go through that boat ride and coming off in that port. it inspires me to do the best can i because it's important to get the stories told. >> ellis island is important to american history because immigration is important to american history. >> reporter: historian kenneth c. davis. >> 1 in 3 americans is descended from somebody who walked through these halls. >> reporter: ortiz is one of an exclusive photographers. one like this who capture our national parks for the library of congress and like adams in the 1940s, jared ortiz uses a large format camera. >> it's really a control thing.
i have to be honest. if you're just meticulous and you want to have all control over every aspect of your image, this is the taecamera to use. >> reporter: each shot could take a half an hour and light. a lot of process involving math and all for one split second, burned into film forever. >> what i'm doing is just trying to capture the essence of history and inform the public of what has happened in these locations with my photographs. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," jim axelrod, ellis island. >> such a beautiful story. >> yeah. do you guys have family that passed through ellis island? >> apparently. 1 in 3 of us do. >> 1963, pan am. i'm intrigued by people who could go back and look at their ancestors and great grandparents coming through ellis island. >> what each group has gone
through and tried to move up fascinates me and i love that end shot there with the statue of liberty through the window. beautiful. >> large format for ever. one of our favorite holiday trar traditions here is introducing you to our entire team as they do all of the work that really matters. helping us bring you all that matters. that is it straight ahead. first, it's time to check your local weather.
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this is a kpix 5 morning update. good morning. it is a 50 5 am. and the police are investigating the cause of a head-on crash that left a mother and teenager dead. they suspect a 25-year-old woman was under the influence yesterday when she crossed the median on capitol expressway and hit the victim's car. san francisco police are looking for whoever stole a giant menorah in north beach. the 6 foot tall 150 pound menorah disappeared within the last couple of days from washington square park. san francisco police are looking for a suspect in a shooting outside a nightclub. it happened after 2:30 am yesterday in front of the grant and south of market area. two victims are recovering from gunshot wounds. hi everybody.
good morning. as you are getting ready to step out the door for the new work week and the last week of 2016, it sure is frigid. we have at the temperatures and 29 degrees early this morning, and the santa rosa area and we are up to 30 degrees. you can look at the skies, so blue, so clear, unlimited visibility and temperature wise, again, 31 in napa, 41 in oakland, below freezing in livermore. it is freezing in fairfield and in fremont, 34 degrees in redwood city, 35 in san jose. later today, similar to yesterday with the sunshine and great visibility, temperatures in the 50s across the board from the seashore to the bay to the inland areas, north and east wind at 15 an extended forecast on the balmy side, wednesday, thursday, away from the bay, a slight chance of rain showers on friday but it will be dry for new year's eve and lots of sunshine to kick
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