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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, february 22nd, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." from florida to the white house, students and parents pleaded for change to end gun vie loans. >> how many schools, how many children have to get shot. plus storms and melting snow trigger major flooding in parts of the midwest. as water levels rise, people are evacuating their homes and crews are rescuing drivers. >> rooney.
she's stopped. the united states wins gol! >> and capturing gold. the u.s. women's hockey team defeats canada in a suspenseful overtime shoot-out. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, it was a day of protests and pleas. angry students and parents confronted politicians demanding new stricter gun laws. others staged walkouts. florida lawmakers who opposed gun restriction since 1989 now say they may consider a call for raising the age limit to buy a rifle. in washington, students and others affected made an emotional plea to president trump who held notes with the message "i hear you" written in black marker. hena doba is here in new york. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. exactly one week after the deadly high school shooting in florida, students who survived the attack spent the day demanding action on gun control.
a town hall overnight got especially uncomfortable for at least one prominent senator. from tallahassee to washington, d.c., students who survived last week's high school shooting spent the day putting the heat on politicians to take action on gun control. >> senator rubio, can you tell me right now that you will not accept a single donation from the nra? >> florida senator marco rubio would not commit to turning down money from the nra at the town hall last night where students and parents from marjorie stoneman douglas high school questioned lawmakers. rubio did say he would support legislation to raise the limit on those who can purchase a rifle. he would also rethink his stance on high-capacity magazines. >> that's something i'm willing to consider. >> earlier in the day president trump met with students and parents from douglas high school, sandy hook, and columbine. >> how is it that easy to buy
this type of weapon? how did we not stop this after columbine and sandy hook? i'm sitting with a mother that lost her son and it's still happening. >> mr. trump spoke of strengthening background checks and possibly arming teachers. >> if you had a teacher who was adept with firearms, they could end the attack very quickly. >> they're calling for changes to gun laws. around 100 survivors of last week's shooting were among them. and a spokesperson for the nra who was also at the town hall spoke of flaws in the system that allows mentally ill people to buy guns. she also pointed a finger at law enforcement for not doing more to act on red flags raised by the alleged shooter leading up to the attack. anne-marie. >> hena doble here in new york. thanks so much, hena. the national rifle association rejected the idea of raising the age limit for buying
a rifle. federal law prohibits those under the age of 21 from purchasing a handgun. in a statement the nra said passing a law that makes it illegal for someone at 18 to 20 to purchase a rifle deprives them the right for self-protection. ahead on "cbs this morning" we'll talk with a young woman about a plot to shoot up a high school. this morning flooding hangs over a large part of the country from the plains to the northeast. there are flood warnings and advisories from texas to west virginia, an area which could see multiple waves of heavy rain. in northern indiana residents had to evacuate their homes as the water rose. the mayor of elkhart says his city hasn't seen flooding like this in 45 years. in illinois south of chicago drivers stranded in rising water had to be rescued. funeral services for billy kbra ham will be held a week
from tomorrow in charlotte. graham is being remembered as the most widely heard christian evangelist in history. >> there is only one way that men can get to heaven. >> graham died yesterday at the age of 99 in his north carolina home. he was a confidante of presidents and reached millions with his pioneering reach. he wanted to be remembered first and foremost as a man of god. >> i said, daddy, what do you want on your tomb stone? he thought. he said just preacher. >> reporter: he'll be buried at the billy graham library on tuesday. he'll be buried next to his wife. and now to the olympics where american women's hockey team won gold, but it took an exciting shoot-out of first in an olympic women's final to do it. this gives the united states a gold medal. 21 medals in all. dana jacobson is in south korea with the details. good morning, dana.
>> reporter: good morning. february 22nd, 1980, this exact date back then, we witnessed the miracle on ice. that's when the u.s. men's hockey team ended the soviet union's run of four straight olympic gold medals. today it was the u.s. women's hockey team's turn ending canada's run atop the podium. >> she scored earlier. >> reporter: it all came dune to this. 20-year-old maddie rooney's spectacular save in a shoot-out gave team usa olympic gold against their archrival canada. just a few seconds earlier, jocelyne lamoureux scored the deciding shoot-out goal. >> it was amazing. it lived up to my expectations, past my expectations. it was amazing. >> reporter: team usa jumped up, looking for its first hockey meadal since 1998. the americans were looking for redemption against a canadian
team that had won 24 straight olympic games over a 20-year span. even before leaving for south korea, forward hannah brandt told me how motivated team usa was. >> i think our motivation is so high. with every single person wanting this so badly, i think it's going to be hard to stop us. >> reporter: canada took the lead in the second period, but america tied it at two apiece with six seconds left in the game. >> there wasn't going to be another frustration this year. these girls are crazy. you know, like, they know what they're doing. >> reporter: the u.s. victory ends canada's streak of four straight olympic gold medals. and maddie rooney, that goaltender, getting plenty of love on social media right after this game. there was one screen shot on twitter that really stood out, somebody for a short time changing her wikipedia page
listing her not as goaltender but u.s. secretary of defense. anne-marie? >> i love it. dana jacobson in south korea. >> reporter: there were disappointments, though, especially for american skier lindsey vonn. this will likely be her last olympic race. she made an early mistake in the downhill slalom and she never finished. mikaela shiffrin won the silver. michelle gift lynn of switzerland won the gold. coming up on the "morning news," a school district is threatening to suspend stunts who walk out over gun laws. and good news for people who hate needles. a vaccine flu option is returning. this is the "cbs morning news." n is returning. this is the "cbs morning news." a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but no matter where i ride, i go for my best. so if there's something better than warfarin, i'll go for that too. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin,
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senior ali reese hit an off-balanced shot a the buzzer. the north union warriors upset the defending state champs and now head to the iowa state tournament. there's new technology that can help drivers avoid fender benders when backing up, but with different choices on the market, choosing the right one can save you a lot of money. kenneth craig has the story. >> reporter: when this subaru backs into a parked car, the damage tops $1,100. with auto brake, crisis averted. low-speed backup crashes happen in parking lots and driveways. these poles show the scars. in this test, the damage came to over 3 rk$3,400. technology to prevent backup crashes includes cameras and cross-traffic alerts. but the insurance institute for highway safety said the best results are when those features are paired with automatic braking.
>> when you combine sensors with rear cameras, you get a 40% reduction in backing up crashes and when you combine camera sensors with auto brake, it's 76% reduction. >> reporter: the cadillac xt5 and subaru outback received superior ratings. rear braking is only available in about 5% of 2018 models but the iihs says it's data worth suggesting. >> we would recommend people seek out this technology. >> reporter: the braking systems are designed to sense only hard objects like poles or cars but they're working on detecting human's in a car's packet. coming up on "cbs this morning," computers may soon be able to diagnose what ails you. dr. david agus shows us how
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our top stories this morning. more rain is expected in the upper midwest where severe flooding is forcing evacuations. some residents in northern indiana had to be rescued from their homes. the storm has been blamed for hundreds of car crashes and several fatalities this week. and angry florida students including survivors of last week's deadly high school shooting went to the state capitol demanding changes in gun laws. at an emotional town hall meeting florida senator marco rubio would not commit to turning down money from the nra. and said he opposed the ban on the sale of seattle rifles. president trump met with students and apparents affected
by gun violence and talked about strengthening background checks. facebook and youtube are facing criticism for the spread of one of the most outspoken students. >> david hogg reported what was happening as he and the classmates were hiding. >> the grieving students turned to put an end to this. >> reporter: soon after he became one of the most prominent voices for stricter gun laws, he was labeled a fake on some far right websites infringed social media. one conspiracy used an interview he gave on an unrelated story while visiting california last year as evidence he was a paid actor. the top searches for him ranked
from can't remember his lines and exposed. >> i'm not a clinton employee or actor. i am a witness to this. >> reporter: hogg joined his fellow students in tallahassee. >> i would like to thank them. without those people saying that, we would not have nearly as many people here. >> reporter: student cameron kasky says it's motivating. >> there's a conspiracy element. it's on the internet and american media. you say they're actors, you say it's false. >> reporter: thompson, a cbs news contributor, says politics also play a role. one conspiracy got a like on twitter from the president's son donald trump jr. >> there are people in america who will not believe what is said because the president for political reasons has said they're not true and that is one of the reasons why conspiracies about the parkland students thrive. >> reporter: in a statement youtube said it had removed one of the conspiracy videos from its trending section and
facebook says it will also remove any content attacking the victims. we should also point out an aide to a state representative was fired yesterday after sharing one of the conspiracies. manuel bojorquez, cbs news, parkland, florida. coming up on "cbs this morning," computers may soon be able to diagnose what ails you. dr. agus shows how artificial intelligence is changing the future of medicine. and in our series ""a more perfection, we'll meet a professor who's affecting change with his kindness. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
joying us. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm anne makovec in for company. it is 4:30. -- i'm anne makovec in for kenny choi. it's 4:30. >> it's chilly. >> i had to use my wipers once. two swipes. >> there will be scattered showers throughout the day in the south bay and across the higher elevations. the storm is in the south bay and fremont. a few areas of some light drizzle. and look at that. the areas in white, pink, purple. that would be snow, rain, slush, mix by mount hamilton. so 1:30 up there. it's not a traveled area. but the folks of san jose, if you look up at sun-up there will be a light dusting. here are your headlines. we'll see showers and snow locally throughout the day. tahoe also going to get a few inchesf