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♪ captioning sponsored by cbs >> ninan: what's next for president trump? and what's next for health care after mr. trump failed to unite his party on repealing and replacing obamacare? also tonight, a social media campaign to find missing children creates confusion in the nation's capital. >> how are you, by the way? you're here. >> ninan: we meet a street doctor making house calls to the etmeless. >> reporter: what better population to heal? >> you could not find a more grateful population. >> ninan: and on the sidewalks of silicon valley, make way for these self-driving delivery robots. they're on a roll. >> reporter: can you see a day when there's a whole fleet of these running around your neighborhood? >> absolutely. this is the "cbs weekend news."
>> ninan: good evening. i'm reena ninan. this is our western edition. what's next? that's the big question following president trump's stinging defeat this week on health care. mr. trump, who is spending the weekend in washington, wants to move on to the next item on his to-do list-- tax reform. but his failure to rally republicans behind a plan to repeal and replace obamacare has raised questions about his ability to clear legislative hurdles. we have two reports tonight on what's next for health care and the president, beginning with chip reid. >> reporter: on twitter today, president trump tried to rally eps deeply disappointed supporters. "obamacare will explode," he wrote, "and we will all get together and piece together a great health care plan for the people. p not worry." but an explosion of obamacare is ng tonhe guaranteed. republican bill friday, house speaker paul ryan said this: >> obamacare is the law of the cand. its going to remain the law of the land until it's replaced. re're going to be living with obamacare for the foreseeable .uture. >> reporter: he suggested that
ute house will return to health care but gave no hint as to when that might be. ec it is not the end of the story because i know that every ncn and woman in this conference ourow motivated more than ever to step up our game to deliver on our promises. >> reporter: but that will take cooperation from the arch-conservative house freedom veucus, which gave president icump a standing ovation thursday. yo do you have the votes? >> reporter: then on friday played the leading role in the president's humiliating defeat. they opposed the bill because they say it doesn't go far enough to repeal obamacare. s in my judgment, this was the killing of bad legislation, in which case, it would be considered a good day for america. >> reporter: alabama congressman mo brooks is a freedom caucus member. >> i'm optimistic that we'll do omtter in the future having learned from this experience. >> reporter: house democratic elader nancy pelosi literally remped for joy after the republican bill died. rae says it's time for the republicans to allow democrats to have a role. so far, they've been almost thtirely excluded from the process.
>> we have a responsibility to find common ground. >> reporter: democrats are now worried that the trump administration will use its control of the federal health care bureaucracy to try to make sure that obamacare does fail, an eventuality that they say would be devastating for millions of americans, democrats and republicans. reena. >> ninan: chip reid, thank you. now errol barnett is at the white house with a look at the next goal in president trump's economic agenda-- an overhaul of the personal and corporate tax system. >> we were very close, and it ors a very, very tight margin. >> reporter: after failing to close the deal to repeal and preace obamacare, president trump is moving on to reforming the tax code. >> i would say that we will stobably start going very, very strongly for the big tax cuts and tax reform. that will be next. >> reporter: mr. trump was convinced by g.o.p. leadership co tackle taxes after health care so any budget savings reached through cutting
obamacare could have paid for tax reform. >> the savings that you achieve through obamacare, which we were going to save many billions of dollars, can be used then towards the additional pot for tax reform. n reporter: but now that republicans have been dealt their first major legislative knss, speaker ryan acknowledges tax reform will not be easy. >> yes, this does make tax reform more difficult, but it does not in any way make it mmpossible. >> reporter: ryan's house conference is split between moderate republicans and the more conservative and vocal freedom caucus. president trump steered clear of criticizing any of them. >> i like speaker ryan. h worked very, very hard. a lot of different groups. he's got a lot of factions. >> reporter: republican senator john mccain, who reknowledged he has yet to meet with president trump, was asked mcw the new commander in chief could be more effective. mccain said reach across the aisle, listen to advisers and... >> and i guess, third of all, stop tweeting. ( laughter ) >> reporter: today, president
trump held meetings at his golf property in virginia while vice wesident mike pence spoke to small-business owners in west virginia. next week, hearings important to the president's agenda continue. the senate will grill supreme court nominee judge neil gorsuch once again, and the house continues its investigation into russian election interference. reena. >> ninan: a lot to watch next week on capitol hill. thanks, errol. tomorrow on "face the nation," john dickerson's guests will include house intelligence committee members trey gowdy and adam schiff, and former secretary of state, george schultz. well, this is medal of honor day. a'e medal of honor is america's highest military honor. it's awarded by the president for acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. at the white house friday evening, president trump met with 25 of the 75 living medal of honor recipients. hee president called them the brave souls of our nation. cso in washington, d.c., a social media campaign to help
find the city's missing children has stirred up some confusion. tony dokoupil sorts it out for us. >> any child gone missing, it pould be known that there's a possibility that this child could be hurt. >> reporter: police in washington, d.c., are rushing to contain a crisis of fear after a new policy of publicizing missing young people set off a panic. >> we can't go nowhere by ourselves. we can't do nothing because we have to get worried about somebody trying to take us. >> reporter: more than 500 children and teens have gone bssing in the nation's capital in 2017, but d.c. police say this number is actually lower than in years past, and there is no new evidence of kidnapping or human trafficking. police believe most are runaways. to but the disturbing fact that we all need to be aware of is that we do have that many kids that go missing in our city, and it's been that way for a long time. >> reporter: at a town hall this week, acting police chief peter newsham said the department is trying to draw new attention to an old problem.
>> one missing person in d.c. is one person too many, and especially when we're talking about our young people. >> reporter: chanel dickerson is commander of the department's youth services division. it was in hopes of finding more missing minors that she recently instructed the d.c. metro twitter account to share every ryse deemed critical, but the sight of more lost children on the account, including at least a half dozen black teen girls, shocked the d.c. community and herged through social media, muread by celebrities and the hashtag #missingdcgirls. african americans make up just 13% of the population, but black hrildren and teens go missing at alarly three times that rate. nationally, 38% of missing juveniles are black. and on friday, d.c. mayor muriel ewser launched an effort to address this problem, including
assigning more officers to each rase and expanding programs aimed at runaways. >> ninan: thank you, tony. well, a ban on carry-on laptops and tablets aboard certain u.s.-bound flights took effect today. the temporary restrictions affect direct flights to the u.s. from eight countries in the middle east and north africa. passengers now have to check most electronic devices larger than a cell phone. security officials say terror groups may be planning to target passenger jets with explosives planted in larger devices. well, authorities are investigating what caused a small plane to crash in suburban atlanta friday. the plane, a cessna citation, tnt down between two houses, setting one on fire. ede pilot was killed. everyone inside the houses got rit okay. one of uber's self-driving cars has been involved in a traffic accident. this happened in tempe, arizona, where the vehicles are being tested. police say that a car driven by cahuman sideswiped the automated car after an illegal left turn. no serious injuries.
in louisiana, a former law enforcement officer was convicted of manslaughter for killing a six-year-old boy in 2015. derek stafford and another officer opened fire on a truck after a chase in marksville, louisiana. the truck's driver had his hands up at the time and was wounded. the driver's autistic son was in the passenger seat. as was shot to death. the other officer faces murder charges. we're learning more about the attacker in this week's deadly rampage in london. after killing three people with his rented car, khalid masood stabbed a police officer to death outside the parliament deilding. police then shot and killed masood. jonathan vigliotti visited the city of birmingham. in central england where masood was living. os reporter: when photos of khalid masood emerged, his ooighbors in this quiet birmingham neighborhood were shocked. >> i see the face in the newspaper. >> reporter: fernando costa says masood lived in this home with his wife and three children and loved to garden.
did he ever show any signs he may have been radicalized? >> i don't think so. but he look liked a normal guy. >> reporter: british police pe now trying to figure out what triggered his deadly parliament rampage that killed four people and injured dozens more. masood started life as adrian russel ajao, a british-born kid ko went to a christian school in kent where he played soccer. it's believed he converted to islam during several stints in evil, the last in 2003 for possession of a knife. he was once investigated for extremism. but by 2017, at the age of 52, he had fallen off the radar. richard walton is the former london police head of counter-terrorism. >> a 52-year-old male, that is quite exceptional. ond, obviously, there will be concern about how he was radicalized, was it through face-to-face contact with groups in the u.k., or was it contact via social media?
mi reporter: birmingham is home to one of the largest muslim communities in the u.k., and in recent years, the city os faced accusations of becoming a fertile recruiting ground for jihadis. one recent study found at least 50 men from birmingham had left ha fight in syria. muslim leaders like mohammad , zal, from birmingham central mosque, fear the entire community could now face a backlash over masood's action. >> we condemn these terrorists. we are law-abiding citizens, and we should not be marginalized perely because some stupid person, some evil person has done this thing. i> reporter: a saudi embassy statement says masood taught english in saudi arabia under a work visa on at least two occasions. police believe he acted alone in the attack, but it's unclear if as had help with planning. reena, at least two people are being questioned. g> ninan: jonathan vigliotti in london. thank you, jonathan. pope francis visited the northern italian city of milan
today. he met with families in a housing project and stopped by a local prison. the pope also made a brief, unscheduled stop at a port-a-potty, delighting the crowd and proving once again, he truly is a man of the people. cities around the world are going dark saturday for earth hour. it's an annual event held to bring attention to environmental issues. millions are expected to participate from australia to china to the u.s. aye event's organizers say their message is more critical than .ver. well, coming up next, we'll check in on a street doctor who makes house calls to the homeless. staff meeting. noon? eating. 3:45? uh, compliance training. 6:30? sam's baseball practice. 8:30? tai chi. yeah, so sounds relaxing. alright, 9:53? i usually make their lunches then, and i have a little vegan so wow, you are busy. wouldn't it be great if you had investments that worked as hard as you do? yeah.
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>> ninan: nearly 600,000 americans are homeless. many have health problems and no access to care. fn boston, a nationally renowned team of street doctors is doing something about it. jim axelrod paid a visit to the doctor in charge. >> how are you, by the way? you're here. >> reporter: it's friday morning in boston, which means
dr. jim o'connell is making his rounds. >> so what are we going to do gr you? what's up today? >> reporter: he might be a little more comfortable inside a warm examining room. >> god, i've gotten cold to the bone right now. >> reporter: but that's not where his patients are. o'connell is boston's only doctor left still making house calls to the homeless. ng anything changed since last night? i feel like i'm a country doctor in the middle of the city. ca reporter: o'connell was a 30-year-old medical student at harvard when he passed up an oncology fellowship for a one-year position heading up a new nonprofit called boston r alth care for the homeless. one year turned into a career. t> you start to realize i'm just t doctor, and what i can do is i etn get to know you and ease your suffering, just as i would as an oncologist. lo reporter: what better tpulation to heal? >> you could not find a more grateful population. >> reporter: 32 years later, the program he started is now the country's largest of its kind. >> oh, that one hurt, didn't it? >> no, no, no. it did, but i'm not complaining.
co reporter: o'connell dispenses just about everything, from stitches to the arm-- a you're clean. c you want a band-aid? >> reporter: --to surgery for the soul. >> will you come in? will you do that? she wants to come in. >> reporter: if they can no longer be treated on the street, o'connell finds them a temporary areatment bed in a shelter. >> this man is unbelievable. >> this is my doctor. he's been my doctor for life. >> reporter: do you ever sit and think, i know what i'd be making 30 years into an oncologist's career? >> no, i never think about that anymore. it was not a smart economic move, but it was a great soul move. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. onereporter: some things are more valuable than money. just ask the doctor who gets ntsrything from patients... >> you're on our team. >> reporter: ...who have tthing at all to give. >> that's the way i like it. >> reporter: jim axelrod, cbs news, boston. >> ninan: well, dr. o'connell and his team treat about 700 regular patients, and during morning rounds, dr. o'connell himself usually sees about 20 patients.
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people every single day here in redwood city. and i'll tell you, the reactions are probably the best part of our day. >> reporter: justin hoffman is se head of operations for robot designer starship technologies. the company already has hundreds of robots on the road around the world. now half a dozen have hit the sidewalks of california to start making food deliveries for doordash. the lasagna's good? mm highly recommend. >> reporter: we ordered from a restaurant about a half mile away. all right, we're putting you to the test now. >> all right. >> reporter: and then followed the robot. so it's referencing a map of esis area? >> yes, so every time we launch a new city, the robot captures all this information as it goes along conducting mapping. >> reporter: it's got cameras. it looks like sonar sensors there. e> exactly. right now, for example, it's able to drive on its own. >> reporter: for now, the abot has a human handler oearby, and it can also be controlled remotely to make sure it stays safe and secure. i have a question for you. it has obstacle detection. i mean, if i walk in front of
ac, what will happen? t, it will stop. it's pretty neat. >> reporter: after a restaurant worker packs our order, the robot delivers-- onlock-- and unlocks with my phone. the green light means it's good to go. >> yes. >> reporter: but they have teze limitations and can only travel a couple of miles, so doordash cofounder, stanley tang, says these bots are not job killers. joe robots going to replace delivery people for doordash? pe no. in fact, we actually see robots as something very complementary to our human dashers. >> we're taking on orders that couriers don't like to take on, because-- >> reporter: they can't earn a lot of money. >> there are not a lot of tips associated with it, and tips largely drive a lot of the value for the couriers and delivery people. >> reporter: so for now at least, the scales are still tipped towards humans. carter evans, cbs news, redwood city. >> ninan: and that's the cbs weekend news for this saturday. i'm reena ninan in new york. thank you for joining us. good night.
california congres new at 6:00, a huge victory on capitol hill. two powerful congresswomen join forces in san francisco today to discuss where healthcare goes from here. oakland throws its final hail mary to keep its football team in town as nfl owners prepared to vote on a raiders relocation. breaking news out of palo alto where there's been a fire scare at a jewish community center. i'm betty yu in for juliette goodrich. >> and i'm brian hackney. firefighters were called out about 4:00 this afternoon. they could see black smoke rising from the building and they traced it to a third-floor janitor's closet. right now investigators trying to figure out exactly where the smoke was coming from. at this point they say there is
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