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have a great day. captioning funded by cbs good morning, it's tuesday, march 20th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." another pack being an explodes overnight in texas. this time, a facility outside san antonio. investigators say it could be linked to the austin bombing that killed two people and wounded four. thunderstorms and tornadoes slam the south. while tens of millions in the east brace for snow, sleet and freezing rain. the fourth nor'easter arrives on the official day of spring. facebook holds a companywide meeting about its role in the data mining of 50 million
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profiles. and david begnaud returns to puerto rico six months after hurricane maria. how many are still struggling to survive? why is it taking so long to restore power to everyone? we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> a device exploded in the fedex building that's behind me. >> another explosion shakes texas overnight. >> one employee was hurt. authorities are saying it's more than possible this is related to the exploding packages in austin. >> a severe storm system swept across the southeast. >> the storm has turned into another nor'easter. >> uber puts the brakes on all road testing after a pedestrian in tempe, arizona, was killed. >> president trump's new attorney. >> they're adopting a new
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aggressive attack approach to the special counsel. >> the star running for governor of new york. >> taking on the political mr. big. >> all that -- >> in pennsylvania, risking their lives to rescue a man trapped inside a burning car. >> two friends have two hilariously different reactions on the sling shot ride in south carolina. >> stop! >> and all that matters -- >> vladimir putin has been re-elected to a fourth term as president of russia. >> he won in a landslide. his opponents were coincidentally died in a landslide, all of them. >> on "cbs this morning." >> actual coverage from a security camera monitoring election workers. and balloons. yes. >> oh, man. what a fun way to rig an election. that would draw attention. bring balloons to polling place. bring balloons.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off but we're happy to say bianna golodryga is here. always good to have you on the table. >> good morning. >> as you wake up in the west, we're following two breaking stories. first, a school shooting at a high school in maryland. school official also say that great mills high school is on lockdown but the incident is contained. three people have been injured there. >> great mills high school is located in saint mary's county in southern maryland. the shooting happened about five weeks after the massacre in parkland, florida. paula reid is following the story from washington. paula, good morning. >> good morning. there are no immediate reports of casualties. the campus remains on lockdown. and law enforcement officials are warning parents and guardians to stay away, encouraging them to go to a designated meeting point nearby. the school is located in rural
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maryland, about 90 minutes southeast of washington, d.c. the county sheriff said deputies are on the scene working alongside federal law enforcement officers from the atf and the fbi. the fbi is planning to send in evidence recovery teams. maryland governor larry hogan tweeted his support for all involved, tweeting, our pairs are with the student, school personnel and first responders. now, the shooting comes just days before hundreds of thousands of people are expected to march here in washington to protest gun violence. the maryland lawmakers have introduced a number of bills in their statehouse in the wake of the parkland shooting. bianna. >> cbs news will be continue follow this story, paula, thank you. now to the breaking news in texas. another package exploded overnight. this time, at a fedex facility outside of san antonio. one person was injured. a law enforcement source said it appears the package was mailed from houston and it was also due to be delivered there. >> the blast went off at a fedex
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ground facility in schertz, about an hour from the state capital. the fbi says it's more than possible the new explosion is related to the recent bombings in austin. >> the four explosions have killed two people and injured forward others. omar villafranca is there where the latest bomb exploded. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. fbi and atf agents arrive heard on the scene at the fedex facility. and they're going through some of the bomb debris. they're looking for some matching components that could match this explosion to the four in austin. austin's travis county neighborhood was on lockdown. investigators scoured the area for clues. >> the fbi's brought in over 350 special a gegents to work here. >> reporter: debris from sunday's blast stretched across an entire street. a trip wire was used to set off the explosion. while police say that's a significant change from the first three targeted accounts,
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interim chief brian manley says the evidence appears to be connected. >> we're seeing similarities between some of the components that are used to construct the device. >> reporter: you could hear the bomb dominate in this home security video. >> we want all video because we would look for similarities, we would look for connections, we would look for anything that might lead us to identifying the suspect or suspects. >> reporter: with no arrests and the attacks continuing, austin mayor steve adler worries about his city. what do you do? you can't tell a population this size to stay inside. >> no, but what you can tell people is that they should be vigilant. >> reporter: during a press conference sunday afternoon, manley directly addressed the bomber. >> we want to understand what brought you to this point. and we want to listen to you. >> reporter: do you think he's listening to police? >> clearly. >> reporter: former counterterrorism agent fred burton believes the attack sunday night was the bomber's response to manley's appeal. >> i think the chief asked for a message this was it. this was the message.
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and he's one step ahead. >> do you believe this person's going to strike again? >> i don't have a reason to believe they won't. obviously, we are pleading that this come to an end. >> reporter: if federal agents are able to match this bomb to the four in austin, it would mark the first time the suspected bomber was trying to use a delivery service to mail one of the bombs. remember, the first three in austin were hand delivered on to porches. the fourth one on sunday was set off by a trip wire which could mean the bomber is changing his methods. >> omar, thanks. three different approaches. >> frightening. on the first day of spring, tens of millions of people are bracing for the fourth nor'easter this month. winter storm watches, warnings and advisories are in effect from north carolina to massachusetts. a wintry mix of rain, sleet and freezing rain could make for a messy morning commute in the baltimore and d.c. area. >> part of that system brought severe weather to the area in
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alabama. knocking out power to 15,000 homes and businesses there. mark strassmann is in jacksonville, alabama, where there is significant damage. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the tornado came charging up a hill, sheared this utility pole and came barreling into this neighborhood. this house lost six trees. three in the back, three in the front. you can see the root ball of this one and also that tree that came crashing through the roof. inside were a 94-year-old woman and her daughter. they told me this were scared to death. but otherwise they're fine today. but like everyone in this neighborhood, they have no power and they have a massive clean-up ahead. across the state of alabama monday, powerful storms spawned tornados, brought strong winds and dumped large hail. in russellville, alabama, wind sent debris and sparks flying. hail as big as baseballs fell.
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shattering this windshield in good hope. in cave spring, georgia, more than 140 people sought shelter during a tornado watch in a cave at a local park. >> we were half in the closet and half out. >> reporter: caroline parker and her 94-year-old mother rode out the storm in this house. >> i don't know how to tell you just how shook up we are. >> reporter: a tornado near jacksonville, alabama, pulled off roofs, blew out windows and tore down walls, leaving bedrooms exposed. a tornado destroyed the west point baptist church. this is the church before the storm. its steeple is now gone. >> it's a mess, it's a war zone. >> reporter: michael shell rode out the storm in a neighbor's basement. he found his home in shambles. >> at the same time, i was rejoiced. thank god that everybody's alive. everything else can be replaced.
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>> reporter: people in this house told us they were devastated when they first saw the scope of the damage here. jacksonville state university is about a half hour in that direction. they lost the roofs of three different buildings, including the coliseum. the school has 8,500 students. they were all on spring break. nobody was hurt. fortunately, nobody was killed. >> that is some good news, mark, thank you. chief weathercaster lonnie quinn of our station wcbs is tracking another big storm taking aim at the west. lonnie, happy spring, i guess. >> it all begins today. here's the deal on west coast. you've got some showers right now pushing on shore. southern california, northern california. the engine is off shore. there's your big storm. all right. this is creating this atmospheric river as it pushes all this moisture on shore. its rain along the shoreline. snow up around the sierras. by thursday morning, look at santa barbara. that bright orange color. heavy rain. this will des paissipate by fri.
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drought, anywhere from moderate to severe for most of the state. ventura county around santa barbara, it's an extreme drought. you could pick up 8 inches of rain. that's not all beneficial because mudslides will end up being a problem with this. and if you look at the east, if you're traveling there, you've got travel problems, because we have our fourth nor'easter pushing into the area. we're talking snow in the city. big mountain snows in the mountains of west virginia. our fourth nor'easter, john. >> lonnie, thanks? country's getting it. thanks, lonnie. president trump is reinforcing his legal team in the wake of new attacks by the special counsel leading the russia investigation. a controversial theory about the justice department's role in the investigation. the white house maintains the president has no plans to fire special counsel robert mueller. chip reid is at the white house for us, chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president has found a kindred spirit in his newest lawyer, joe digenova, a former
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u.s. attorney for washington, d.c., has been a frequent guest on fox news where he's been outspoken about fbi plots to aid hillary clinton. he's also called special counsel robert mueller and the russia investigation an embarrassment. and yesterday just hours before the white house announced his hiring, he attacked fbi director chris wray for remaining silent about the recent firing of deputy director andrew mccabe. >> where is the director of the fbi? isn't it amazing? it's like he's on a milk carton somewhere in "the washington post" metropolitan area. chris wray has become an embarrassment to the fbi. what does that tell you about the fbi director? it tells you he's a coward. >> reporter: wray, who has maintained a neutral tone, was chosen by trump himself. but now that the president is taking a more aggressive posture against the special counsel, he's surrounding himself with
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people like digenova who aren't afraid to go after mueller. >> all right, chip, thank you. police say early indications show an uber self-driving suv may not have had time to stop or avoid hitting a pedestrian who was killed in arizona. now uber has suspended all testing of its autonomous vehicles after the sunday night crash. kris van cleave is near the crash scene in tempe, arizona. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police say the woman came from this median and quickly veered out into traffic. she may not have given the vehicle enough time to be able to stop or avoid her. now, once the national transportation safety board is here on scene, one of the things they'll look at is if all the technology on board the self-driving car should have detected that she was coming. tempe, arizona, police say uber's suv was operating in autonomous mode with a human backup driver when it struck and killed 49-year-old elaine herzberg. initial indications were the
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uber was traveling northbound just under 40 miles per hour when herzberg attempted to walk her bicycle across the road from west to east. she was at least 60 yards from the crosswalk when she was struck and killed. >> our investigation did not show at this time that there was significant signs of the vehicle slowing down. >> reporter: friends say herz be reg struggled with homelessness. >> she was trying to get her life back and was succeeding. >> reporter: uber in a statement said our hearts go out to the victim's family. we're fully cooperating with local authorities. >> today, we have hundreds of self-driving vehicles out in the world. >> reporter: uber has been testing the technology in the u.s. and canada for months. no one was injured. its only other accident in tempe last year when one of its autonomous suvs was hit by another driver. the company is racing to develop fully driverless cars. tempe police sergeant ronald elcock says their investigation is just beginning. do you investigate differently
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when two human driven cars collide? >> sure with the self-driving vehicle, there's going to be a little more >> reporter: police say early indications are neither the safety driver nor the woman who was struck showed any signs of impairment. >> chris, thank you. police in bermuda are not ruling out foul play in the death of an american college student. the body of 19-year-old mark dombrowski was found yesterday. he was seen after the rugby team competed in a tournament. teammates at st. joseph's gathered yesterday to grieve. anna warner is there where people are said to be shaken by their loss. anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, mark dombrowski left this campus last week. the plan was for him to play for the first time ever on the
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school's rugby sevens team there. but sunday morning his family reported him missing. it was the day of his return flight. that set off a frantic search that ended in tragedy. >> we love him dearly. we want him back. >> reporter: linda dombrowski pleaded for her son's safe return. but monday it came clear, mark dombrowski would not be coming back. police found his body in a wooded area near ft. prospect, a colonial era near hamilton. police have not released details about how the 19-year-old died. >> foul play is not ruled out right now. the forensic officers are there. they're assessing the scene, assessing the body. >> reporter: dombroski played on the st. joseph's varsity rugby team and was in bermuda for a tournament. investigators say saturday night after their final game, he and his teammates went to a bar in hamilton called the dog house. >> there's no information to suggest at the moment that he himself was intoxicated or that
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alcohol is a part. >> reporter: police say dombroski left the bar shortly after midnight sunday. at 1:09 a.m., a security camera spotted him about four blocks away alone and using his cell phone. he showed up in another surveillance video about six minutes later. the site where his body was found is near bermuda's police headquarters as well as the sports center where the rugby tournament was held. >> we expect an autopsy to be carried out in due course. >> reporter: we spoke with some of his friends last night at the memorial service at a church near here. and they remembered a young man, john, full of energy and promise, and one who will be sorely missed. >> hope they get answers in that case. very sad story. thank you, anna. the weinstein company is seeking bankruptcy protection this morning and now plans to sell off all of the assets and said they're releasing victims or witnesses of harvey
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weinstein's alleged misconduct from nondisclosure agreements. he denied all allegations of nonconsensual sex. new york governor andrew c youuomo ordered an investigation of the case against harvey weinstein. he directed eric schneiderman to investigate investigate gropes case. cuomo said in a statement it is of great concern that sexual assault cases have not been pursued with full vigor by our criminal justice system. united airlines just announced it will not take any new reservations for pets in the cargo compartment on the plane before they review the policy. existing reservations will be honored. pet will be allowed to ride in the plane's cabin. united plans to finish the review by may 1st. this follows two recent incidents of pets on uniteded planes, a french bulldog puppy
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died after a flight attendant forced the owner to put the carrier in the overhead bin and a german shepherd was mistakenly sent to tokyo instead of kansas city with the owners. facebook shares plunge as it faces growing government scrutiny over data mining. ahead, the scandal over a political data firm getting access to more than 50 million hello, everybody, the rain has arrived on this first day of spring. we are going to continue to see the rain showers throughout the week. it's starting. here's that atmospheric river heading straight through california. most of the state will be impacted by this storm. so 1 to 3 inches across the north bay, 2 to 4 for santa cruz mountains and 1 to 2 inches of rain for the peninsula. we're not going to dry out until this coming weekend.
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the hospital f this is a kpix 5 morning update. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. five people are in the hospital following a bad crash earlier this morning in san francisco. the accident happened around 5:30 near bush and goff streets. fire crews had to pull one of the victims out of the vehicle using the jaws of life. the cause of the crash is under investigation: the chp is investigating a freeway shooting that left a man wounded in oakland. it happened last night on interstate 580 near the seminary avenue exit. the chp says a 50-year-old man was shot in the hand while driving. the suspect is still on the loose. stay with us, a look at traffic and weather in just a moment.
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chp on the scene of an accident we're tracking in san francisco. this is along northbound 280, just before 101. right near the alameda boulevard exit there. you've got one lane blocked. you can see speeds dipped below 20 miles per hour. give yourself time a slow ride out of daly city to 101, a 10 minute delay. as you head further along 280, that extension, traffic is backing up on the 6th and king street exits. let's check in with neda. >> here's a look at high def doppler where all the rain is coming down. heavy rain across the bay area, south the south bay, los altos hills, los gatos and mateo picking up. it's widespread, it's going to stay that way throughout the day and our temperatures are in the 50s right now, and they're not going to rise much. we're staying in the mid- to upper 50s for those afternoon highs. does this map show the
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welcome back. here are three things you should know this morning. first lady trump holds her first public event on cyber bullying today more than a year after she announced her campaign to tackle the issue. executives from tech giants including google, amazon, facebook and twitter are expected to attend. some people criticize mrs. trump's campaign because of the president's use of blunt language on twitter. the country's most restrictive abortion law faces a court showdown today. it immediately bans most abortions after 15 weeks. the state's only abortion clinic is now asking federal judge to block that law. it says a woman more than 15
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weeks pregnant is scheduled to have an abortion this afternoon. today's the first day of spring. hah! but for many of you it still feels like winter, here in new york, as well. even the famous cherry blossoms are ignoring the calendar. last year at this time they were on full display and colder than usual weather in washington is pushing the peak bloom period to a week from today. >> mother nature didn't get memo. facebook will hold a company-wide meeting today so employees ask questions about the unfolding scandal with cambridge analytica after news of gaining access of 50 million facebook users using to target ads in the 2016 election. that news sent facebook stock tumbling 7% yesterday and that is a biggest drop in four years. >> cambridge analytica said in a statement that it deleted all the facebook data and
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derivatives in cooperation with facebook. facebook says it is, quote, in the process of conducting a comprehensive internal and external review as we work to determine the accuracy of the claim that is the facebook data in question still exists. cbs news contributor nicklas thompson is editor and n chief of "unwired" and will help us untangle these wires. nick, help me understand what it's alleged to have done wrong and where that departs from the part that previous campaigns, other companies used this facebook data, where -- what line was crossed here? >> this is a researcher working for gsr, call him dr. k. he sets up an app and collects user data of facebook. that he was supposed to keep himself. that's the agreement he signed with facebook. instead, he sells that to cambridge analytica. >> for what? >> running an app.
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the point of facebook is give data, build apps on top of it and not supposed to take everything they gather and they're not supposed to give it to other people. >> got it. >> so the story breaks in 2015 that all of this data has gone to cam binbridge analytica for campaign targeting and now we're learning is the story is coming back and seems like the data wasn't deleted and we have a whistle-blower explaining exactly how it was used. >> the hits keep coming it seems to me for facebook. did they not in 2015 do what they were supposed to do? >> they put a foot wrong allowing app developers to collect data of friends. they closed that door in 2014 shortly after the app was launched and grandfathered into the open policy. you can blame facebook for the original policies. you can blame facebook for not cracking down harder when they first learned about it and you can blame facebook for having a
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very flat footed response when this nightmare story broke a couple of days ago. >> cambridge analytica worked for the trump campaign and they said they never used the information from facebook. do you believe that? >> no. it is hard to believe anything cambridge analytica said after watching the undercover video. this does not appear to have truth as a top priorities. so they've said that they deleted the data. however, people have told reporters including a wired insiders who have had access to the compute earls that the data was not deleted. >> how do we know how they used the data? >> created profiles of users and then helped campaigns around the world target ads based on the users. if it knows what kind of person you are, they claim they can show you ads or information that will affect your views of politics. there's an interesting argument saying that baloney and can't do
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that but does it matter? that's what they sold. >> go back to facebook's responsibility in all of this. facebook found out about the breach two years ago. >> yeah. >> since then mark zuckerberg on the great american road trip and cheryl sandberg is promoting the lean in movement and know from an article they were obsessing with polling their own reputations. at one point, by the way, you can have side jobs and do that and multitask and what point does management bear responsibility here? who was manning the ship? >> so, this all comes to a light in december 2015 and then facebook gets a bunch of promises that the data is deleted and as far as i can tell after the promises from cambridge analytica and the researchers there they completely forgot about the story, off the radar. >> they have company-wide meeting today. what needs to happen? >> i think people say why have we not heard anything from zuckerberg or sandberg and very deftly avoided criticism in the last three months of chaotic
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nightmares of facebook athey had great pr and questions of lawmakers both in the u.s. and the uk directed specifically towards them and mark zuckerberg. >> rapid fire every hour. >> yeah. nick, thank you. >> thank you. well, ahead, we return to puerto rico, exactly six months after hurricane maria devastated the island. david will show us the struggle to restore power to everyone before the next hurricane season. and we invite you to subscribe to the podcast. we'll get the news of the day, extended interviews and podcast originals. find them all on itunes and podcast app. . ♪ seresto, seresto, seresto whatever your dog brings home to you, it shouldn't be fleas and ticks. seresto gives your dog 8 continuous months of flea and tick protection in an easy-to-use, non-greasy collar. ♪ seresto, seresto, seresto oh no, jake. seresto. 8-month... ♪ seresto, seresto, seresto
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♪ today marks exactly six months since hurricane maria slammed into puerto rico. the storm knocked out power to the entire island. at least 64 people were killed. and after the storm, more than 135,000 people reportedly left puerto rico for the u.s. mainland. it is considered one of the most logistically challenging natural disasters in modern american
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history. today less than 10% of the island is still without power. and all 68 hospitals are open. david begnar returned to a hard-hit area that's still struggling to recover. >> reporter: this is where hurricane maria made land fall six months ago. these days you get a good cell phone signal, water is running and people haven't had electricity since september. this is a woman who fishes for a living and now working to rebuild her home by hand. we had 35 hours on the ground to see as much as possible. we said what are the must sees? the locals said the central part of the island. on september 20th here 155-mile-per-hour winds brought hell and high water. 65% of people living here still don't have electricity. the mayor says the first team to arrive to restore power took 75
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days. 75 days? after the hurricane? desperation has a relentless hold on people here. the mayor told us a local man took his life in his 60s. he lived at this blue house right here. apparently the same day he was found hanging from a tree, the same day power was restored to his house. 18-year-old denise found the man. he was her neighbor. >> the fact that somebody would take his own life gets her. she said she feels she's too young. she's only 18 years old. >> reporter: relief is coming largely from volunteers. like those from all hearts and hands, people wearing purple replacing blue tarps with actual roofs. from here, one of the thousands of social media messages we received, led us to this place, a woman reached out us to saying you have to see the conditions my bedridden father is living in
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for six months. hello. i'm david. nice to meet you. the santana sisters introduced us to their 90-year-old father guillermo. he is warm to the touch. the day before rearrived someone brought a solar panel system that allows them to have the light in the room, allows them to operate this respiratory machine. >> more or less we are surviving but it is not easy. it is not easy. >> reporter: driving around the island, a majority of the traffic light that is we saw were not working. but overall, progress is being made. within the last few days, the power generation here on the island hit 99%. so we wanted to talk to the u.s. corps of engineers which has the task of helping to restore electricity on the island. >> the magnitude of destruction of this power grid is beyond anything that we have seen in america post storm. 80% destruction of the grid. these poles, these lines, et
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cetera. and using the helicopters we brought more to the island in the last month because you have to use helicopters in many cases to attach and then pull the wires across a given valley. >> people said to me are they making it better than it was before the storm? >> we're not burying the lines. doing that, we wouldn't have power back today to 92% of the population. >> burying it is better, safer, stronger but takes a lot more time. >> takes a lot more time and may be a future state, a future decision. >> reporter: i'm glad you're well. we first met this police officer last october. >> things have gotten a lot better. >> reporter: he says life is improving. >> they have food. they're stocked. you can actually go and get grocery and don't have to do two-hour line. >> reporter: but in the mountainous middle region of the island, still in the dark. headlights guided our way to
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esther's home. she runs a generator at night. >> how are you doing? >> not so good. >> reporter: it is hard without water, she told us. housing her son, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren because their home was destroyed during the hurricane maria. that's the light. >> that's it. >> reporter: it's been our experience that puerto ricans are some of the most relil cent americans we have ever met. there was a rush to get things done to save lives and now the rush do getting the things done before the next hurricane season begins on june 1st. for cbs this morning, i'm david begna in puerto rico. thanks, david. great reporting. >> june 1st seems like tomorrow. i'm so glad he's showing that story again because even though they've made progress they have so much work to do there and puerto rico's a beautiful place. >> that is right. next storm systeason coming -- >> the determination, too.
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>> david will be back i'm sure. up next, a look at the other headlines including where to sit on a plane to avoid getting sick. plus, what lewis the gorilla famous for the unusual walk could tell us about why people rainfall will be the story today. already seeing those rain drops early this morning, and we're going to continue to see that widespread rain. here's why. we do have this atmospheric river headed straight for california. but the bay area, we could see one to possibly 4 inches of rain from now until friday night. so widespread showers in your forecast. keep that umbrella close. temperatures will also be in the mid- to upper 50s for most of us. any object. any surface.
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next chapter ♪ ♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." here's a look at some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. the "wall street journal" reports the u.s. and south korea will resume military exercises on april 1st despite the fall of north korea. the annual drills will precede ahead of president trump's planned meeting with regime dictator kim jong-un in may. in the past the north has called the maneuvers a rehearsal for an invasion. the "washington post" reports the u.s. supreme court refused to stop new congressional maps in pennsylvania. republicans wanted to block a redrawn congressional district map imposed by the state supreme
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court. the court had ruled that the previous republican-drawn map violated the state's constitution's guarantee of free and equal elections. florida's "sun sentinel" reports the brother of the teenager who killed 17 people at marjorie stoneman douglas high school was arrested for allegedly trespassing at the school. authorities say 18-year-old zackary cruz rode his skateboard across the campus yesterday afternoon. he was warned to stay away. cruz told deputies he there was to reflect on the shooting and soak it in. "the guardian" reports on the discovery of the "uss juneau," a world war ii ship that sank with more than 600 sailors aboard. japanese forces attacked the "juneau" in 1942. it was found saturday after the solomon islands more than 13,000 feet below the surface. microsoft co-founder paul allen funded the expedition. and "the new york times"
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n san francisco this is a kpix 5 morning update. it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. firefighters rescued one woman from a balcony this morning. the fire started around 4:30, fortunately no one was hurt. the san francisco fire department is at the scene of a crash in the bay view hunters point neighborhood. officials say that a collision just a short time ago sent a car into the water off of the illinois street bridge. a rescue effort is underway right now to pull the driver and any other passengers out of that car. drivers are being asked to avoid that area. we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment.
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b.a.r.t. is still experiencing the 20 minute system wide delays due to the earlier problem at 24th street, mission station. we're allegation getting word that b.a.r.t. trains -- also getting word that b.a.r.t. trains are not stopping at the civic center at this time in that westbound direction due to an equipment problem on the track. you will need to use south banis or powell as an alternate to get off that. do expect delays and that will likely make those 20 minute system wide delays even a little bit longer. let's check in with neda now on the forecast. it's raining all across the bay area right now. we are definitely seeing bands of strong rain. heavy rainfall rates about a 1/2 inch per hour. in milpitas and san jose: saratoga as well. same with atherton and half- moon bay. you'll need your umbrella today. you'll need it all week in fact. don't put it too far away. walnut creek you're getting hit with rain, same with petaluma, and santa rosa. it will be a slick drive. we'll see rain showers last
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesdays, march 20th, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we're on the scene of the new bombing in texas. this time at a fedex facility. how investigators are connecting the explosion there to four others this month. plus dr. john la puke is in studio with how young adults riding cars with impaired drivers. we'll find out how to bring those numbers down but first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> there's been a school shooting at a high school in maryland. it's on lockdown but the incident is contained. the shooting comes just days before people are expected to march here in washington to protest gun violence. they're going through some
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of the bomb debris. looking for matching components that could match this explosion to the four in austin. charging up a hill, sheered this utility pole and came barreling into this neighborhood. this house lost six trees. the president has found a kindred spirit in his newest lawyer. outspoken about fbi plot to aid hillary clinton. the woman quickly veered out into the traffic. she may not have given the vehicle enough time to stop or avoid her. cambridge analytica says they never used any of that information. >> it's hard to believe anything they say after they talk about manipulating people with. cambridge analytica is defending itself saying advertising is not coercive. people are smarter than that. cambridge analytica is saying, advertising can't change your behavior literally on the same page that says, data driven behavior change. the same breath.
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>> mixed messages there. i'm john dickerson. with gayle king. norah is off. a school shooting in maryland. it took place at great mills high school in st. marry's county. the situation, however, is contained. >> three people have be hurt. our washington affiliate reports the shooting took appalachian in a hallway and that the gunman say student. the gunman reportedly fired at a female student and hit another student. an armed school resource officer exchanged fire and hit the gunman. both the shooter and the female student are in critical condition. federal investigators are on the scene of another explosion in texas. they say it may be connected to a series of bombings in austin. the new bomb went off overnight at a fedex facility near san antonio. one fedex employee was injured. a law enforcement source tells cbs news the packaged was mailed from austin and it was being sent to another address in austin. the fedex ground facility is
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located in sherts, that's about an hour from the texas capital. four explosions in austin this month, killed two people and injured four others. omar vil la frankca is near the scene at this morning's blast in schertz. what will they look at to try to connect today's bomb with the other four bombs? >> reporter: they'll look at some of the debris from the explosion and they're looking for pieces that may match some of the four bombs in austin that could be wiring or other pieces of metal or maybe the way it was put together depending on what's left over from that bomb itself. i talked to fred burton who is a counterterrorism expert with stratford and he was with the state department and he helped catch the first world trade center bomber. a lot of these bomb technicians have similar or tools that they like using and those tools might make a certain crimp on a piece of metal or have a signature impression they're looking to see if one of these pieces of metal with the signature impression may be found here and
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also may be linked to those other bombings in austin. burton also told me that unfortunately this bomber is good. four for four. it's not the type of person that looked it up online and tried it once. this is something who possibly could have training eerng in iraq or afghanistan on the battlefield or eod training. so maybe a military background. >> he's doing a good job in scaring everybody and this apparently seems to be a departure on what he or she normally does. will this complicate the investigation do you think? >> reporter: absolutely, gayle. this is going to complicate things because the first bombs were in austin were sent in a package. they were packaged bombs, hand delivered on to peoples' porchz. you may remember that the austin police chief and law enforcement authorities were telling everybody stay away from packaged poms and there was more than 700 calls saying, hey, stay away from them and it turned into a trip wire bomb. when methods are changing,
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that's obviously going to make people very, very worried including law enforcement. >> thank you. this morning the west is bracing for what could be its biggest storm of the year. heavy rain is possible for part of southern california for this afternoon through thursday. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of nado r jacksonville ripped off roofs, blue out windows and tore down walls leaving bedrooms exposed. another tornado destroyed a church. president trump says the justice department is drawing a harsher punishments for drug dealers and drrters behind the opioid epidemic that includes the death penalty. the president focused on opioids in a speech yesterday. he says he wants to win the
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battle. >> if we don't get tough on the drug dealers we're wasting our time. just remember that. we're wasting our time. and that toughness includes the death penalty. >> the president offered new approaches including expanded opioid treatment, cutting opioid prescriptions by one-third nationwide and taking possible legal action against pharmaceutical companies who flood the market with prescription pain killers. president trump is expected to roll out new tariffs targeting china as soon as this week. they would be in addition to steel and aluminum tariffs set to go into effect this friday. those measures would boost the cost of steel imports from china and many other countries by 25%. aluminum would cost 10% more. ben tracy is in beijing with how china is reacting to the possibility of a trade war, ben, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. these new tariffs that the trump administration is considering are set to specifically target
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chinese goods and we're talking pclothing. from electronics to there was a new conference here in bay skring today with china's premier, the number two leader in this country and he said that he wants the u.s. to, quote, act rationally and not be led by emotions. china doesn't want a trade war and if there is one there aren't going to be any winners. china has said if the u.s. does impose tariffs on chinese goods, it will protect itself but has not said what particular retaliation it will take. big targets could be american soy beans and aero space equipment. president trump has longed criticized china for its trade practices calling them unfair and accusing the chinese of stealing american technology. now we with should note that the u.s. does have a trade deficit with china of $385 billion and president trump has urged the chinese to shave at least $100 billion off of that. gayle? >> all right.
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ben tracy reporting. thanks. around a third of young adults admit to knowingly getting into a car with an impaired driver, yikes. our dr. john is here in the green groom. the troubling new research and how parents ca
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an alarming number of young people say they've ridden in a car with an impaired driver.
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a new study shows one in three recent high school grads admits being a passager in a car in the past year with a driver who'd been drinking or taking drugs. 20% rode with an alcohol-impaired driver, and 23% rode with a driver who'd used marijuana. our dr. jon lapook has reported on the challenges of determining if a driver is high on pot. the question so many people have. good morning. the study looked at the transportation habits of kids who were out of school a year or two. >> yes. >> what did it find? >> well, it's frightening these numbers, right. i mean it turns out that they're 19 or 20 years old, and one-third are driving in a car with somebody who's impaired. what's especially worrisome is that that is a predictor for themselves in the future driving impaired. >> they do america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation there's a
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driving simulator in iowa that i visited for the piece for "60 minutes" 18 months ago. there's more weaving. there's decreased reaction time. your judgment is impaired. you may drive slower than normally. i spoke to one of the sheriffs. he said i pull somebody over for suspected driving while stoned. the guy said, how fast was i going, and the sheriff says, ten miles an hour. >> they don't know they're impaired. isn't that part of the problem? >> with marijuana, with cannabis, they suspect it more. alcohol is more they under god, indivisible, with you pull someone over. >> here is the problem, right, there are states that are legalizing it. two-thirds of americans think that recreational marijuana should be legal now. you know, this is going on, it's a national movement. if you're going to do that, you want to do it responsibly. one of the problems is if a cop suspects that somebody's driving
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while stoned, pulls them over, get out of the car, there's no equivalent of the breathalyzer test that there is for alcohol. they're developing it. there's places that are trying, but it's not yet widely available. they have to look at things like your pulse, blood pressure goes up, your pupils may be dilated wider than normally. and you know, finger, nose, things like that. the problem is that it gets out of your bloodstream quickly. by the time they get out for a blood test, it may be significantly lower. >> acceptance at home doesn't mean growing acceptance on the road. what do we do to bring the numbers down? >> i think education. i think parents, you know, you have to say to your -- my mother and father said, look, if it's 3:00 in the morning and you're drunk, call us. we'll never yell at you for doing that. i had -- i think you have to make it the peer pressure thing that says i love you so much as a friend, i'm not going to let you drive while impaired or be in a car while -- with somebody who's impaired. these days, there are car-riding services, you know, it's a lot easier. >> those are key. we talk about one segment the person being killed by a driverments car, right.
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-- driverless car, right. at the same time, what benefit do uber, car services, taxis in major metropolitan areas have in addressing this? >> yeah. i think it can be a huge benefit. but i think the big thing is a cultural shift at a time when more and more people are thinking that, you know, cannabis is safe. that's the general feeling. and there needs to be education. governor hickenlooper in colorado, it's been legal there for five years. i spoke to him about the problem there. he said, look, you have to have guardrails, you have to have education. if you're going to do it, let's do it in a safe way. his big thing he was staying to states who haven't legalized is go out and get the information, the data, now, but who's driving while impaired, what percentage of accidents happen with people who have cannabis in their system. then if it gets legalized, you can compare before and after. the problem in colorado is they have the statistics, but it's going up a little bit, but is it because they're looking more carefully? you know, the studies have been conflicting about whether this has changed the number of
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accidents that are happening. >> all of us have something we can talk about at the dinner table tonight. >> talk to your kids. >> very important. the world-famous notre dame cathedral in france is showing its age. how the more than 800-year-old building desperately needs repairs. >> reporter: behind the beauty of one of most visited tourist sites in the world, walls are crumbling. we'll tell you why notre dame cathedral in paris is looking to americans for help. that story coming up on "cbs this morning."
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♪ louis, the gorilla famous for walking on two legs may be able to teach us consider people do the same. video of him casually strutting around on two legs went viral. zoo officials say his two limb approach helps prove just how smart gorillas are. john dayler is at the philadelphia zoo to explain what
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this unusual primate behavior really means. taking notes? >> reporter: i am. good morning. there he is. that's louis. he's just hanging out before he starts his day resting a little bit. he's been a star here at the philadelphia zoo for 14 years, but when they posted that video he gained national attention. researchers say his upright behavior might be a clue as to why humans evolved to walk on two feet. louis is not like his fellow weighing in at a hefty 470 pounds and standing nearly six feet tall the 18-year-old gorilla sometimes prefers to stand on two legs rather than on all fours. >> they will occasionally stand up for a few seconds or what a couple of steps but what we see louis doing is walking clear across the yard and that's special. >> reporter: he's a curator at the zoo. he walks upright for a number of different reasons. >> in the video he does have his hands full of tomatoes and he just doesn't want to crush them
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by knuckle walking so he stands up and walk. he'll do it more if the yard is muddy for whatever reason. he does not like the feel of mud on his hands and he likes to stand up and walk sometimes. >> reporter: they have about 98% the same dna as humans. it has that 2% difference that separates their intelligence and how they walk. for apes it's usually more efficient to walk on all four, however there is individual variation. >> i would guess for louis it's not very difficult at all. it comes quite naturally to him. >> reporter: and louis is not alone. a 27-year-old gorilla in england made headlines in 2011 for his own human-like strut. they both walk upright to more effectively gather food which is why humans evolved to walk on two feet. >> they're such intriguing animals. you can tell immediately when you look in your eyes, they are so similar to us and intelligent. there is something to animalistic and powerful.
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when you see one even acting more human, those are pretty amazing animals. the world is amazing, nature is amazing. >> reporter: despite his enormous size, the folks here at the zoo, tell me he's quite shy. and he hates to get dirty. he's been seen using leaves or even paper bags to clean his hands and his feet. they stretch a fire hose across a muddy part of his encloseure which he uses at a tight rope to avoid getting messy. john? >> thank you. like everything about louis on top of that he's clean too. >> he's a neat freak. >> it's interesting to see the two gorillas with two different walking styles. new orleans mayor showed "60 minutes" was become of two confederate statues in the city removed last year. >> and you can see they're in the civil war gear, you know. they ought to revere them for
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their military service in propagation of the civil war. this is a kpix morning update. >> it's a: 25. -- 8:25, they are looking for a recall against persky. he is convicted of assaulting a woman on campus. we have a live look at a crash in san francisco's bayview area. officials say that just a short time ago, a collision sent this car into the water off of the illinois street bridge. no word yet on the driver's condition but police are asking people to avoid that area. when we come back, we have traffic and weather.
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good morning. we are tracking an accident in the south bay. this is along highway nine. this is now on the shoulder but it looks like it was causing a backup. it did have one lane backed up by one point. we are tracking slow speeds and you can see the 101 ride over an hour commute. this is almost an hour delay. 78 minutes. we are taking it to 880 where there is a crash.
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it's quite heavy. it's 851 minute ride -- it's a 51 minute ride so be careful. we are kicking off the spring season with wet weather. we have widespread rain across the doppler and we will have about half an inch of rain through the mountain view and it is headed towards fremont. you will definitely have these those windshield wipers and all week long we will be done with weather like mist so we have bands of heavy showers coming through the east bay right now. antioch is headed that direction but you can definitely see some activity in richmond. it's along the coast as well, we have heavy showers and here is a look at the golden state bridge. temperatures are in the low to mid 50s. they will not rise much today. keeping the temperatures in the mid to upper 50s for most of
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the area. we will not be dry until this coming weekend.
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welcome back to cbs this morning. right now it's time to show you some of the mortgage morning headlines from around the globe. the "new york times" reports actress cynthia nixon has entered the race for governor. the former "sex and the city star" made the announcement in a campaign video on twitter yesterday. she's challenging two-term incumbent governor andrew cuomo in september's democratic primary. nixon is an openly gay liberal activist who has never run for political office before. she says she's running because she is sick of politicians who care more about headlines and power than they do about people. >> usa today reports mall jewelry store chain claire's has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. claire's has more than 5,300
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stores and about 99% u.s. malls. they struggled because of err decline in the number of mall shoppers. the company says it's confident it will re-emerge from bankruptcy in september as a healthier company. the stores will remain open throughout the filing. "time" reports that researchers ask kids to draw a scientist, and here's what they came up with. less than 1% drew a woman when the experiment took place between 1966 and 1977, back in the day. since 1985, about 28% drew female scientists. researchers say changes like seeing more female scientists in the media appear to be influencing children's images. the "wall street journal" reports on straw boards. that's the war on strauz. it's come to a bar near you. plastic straws have begun disappearing from some bars and restaurants. they argue they are bad for the environment because too many end up in the ocean. scotch whiskey association and the makers of absolute vodka and
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tarraguay gin plan to ban draws center their events. others are using social media to encourage people to stop using plastic straws. >> i can admit i have never thought of that. britain's "guardian" this morning reports on a study that suggests happy or sad, the color of your face reveals how you feel. people correctly identified other people's feelings most of the time based only on small changes in color around the nose, eyebrows, cheeks, or chin. when shown a face, colored happy, people accurately identified the emotion 70ers approximate of the time. happiness is seen in red at the cheeks and temples and a little blue around the chin. >> look at those. look at them. >> color me happy. britain's "telegraph" says prince harry and meghan markel have chosen claire pitak to make their wedding cake. the palace tweeted that the
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owner of london's violet bakery will make a lemon and elder flower cake for the wedding in may. we talked to ptak. in 2015 about her cook book she said that england may take every day at 4:00 with tea, and that's incredible. >> who doesn't like a good elder flower cake. mitch andrew is opening up about his decision to remove more confederate monuments from his city. he recently took 60 minutes where the statues of general robert e. lee and p.g.t.boregard now stand. he also removed statues last year of jefferson davis at the battle of liberty place monument. that statue commemorated an attempt by white supremacists to overthrow the government after the civil war. mayor landrieu discusses the path towards removing the monuments in his new book "in the shadow of statues, a white
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southerner confronts history." he joins us at the table. hello, white southerner. >> good morning. how are you? >> i was so moved by your book. i have to say -- i was. i was very moved by it. there were so many things in it i didn't know, didn't really think about until i was reading your book, but this all started from a conversation with quinton marcellus, who is an old friend of yours. >> it was. a portion of the city was destroyed by katrina. thank the rest of america for helping us stand back up. as we were being the city back and reconstructing it, the mantra was don't put it back like it was. put it back the way it should have been if we got it right the first time. as we began to prepare for our 300th anniversary, which is in a couple of weeks, by the way, i asked quinton to help me. he said let's really think about this the robert e. lee statue. i said why would i do that? he said, well, have you ever thought about who put it there or why it's there or what impact it has on people like me? then the next thing he said just exploded in my brain, and that was that you know lewis armstrong left here and didn't want to come back because of that statue.
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when he said that, the notion of the great millions of americans that fled the south after the civil war and really just troubled me greatly, and i -- >> you did. put it in context about what it means, though. why it is so painful. >> well, when you see it from win ton's eyes and from the eyes of a young african-american girl in a city that's 60% african-american, those monuments were put up by people for a reason, which was to send a message that notwithstanding the fact that the confederacy lost the war, that that idea was still in the control of the south. much like jim crow law, much like -- much like the laws that prohibited african-americans from following whites and advancing them, these statues were put up well after the civil war for the specific purpose of revering the confederacy, and you know that was designed to destroy the nation. >> and the reaction when you did this was you couldn't find a crayon among other things? >> it was an emotional reaction
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and there were long debates and public hearings. >> i couldn't find anybody to give me a break. i couldn't find a crane operator. that really began to introduce me into the conat the particular time of institutional racism and what that really mend. i've heard that from a lot of friends in recent years or for a long time. >> in the book you mentioned race, and you say here is what i know about race. you can't go over it. you can't go under it. you can't go around it. you have to go through it. that's a difficult thing to do. >> it's very hard, and, of course, dr. king has couched the way, but there are people still with us who i consider to be saints like john lewis. he knew he was about to get hit
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by the sheriff that he met, and he walked us through this difficult path because we really don't know how to talk about it in the country. very uncomfortable. the point that i'm making in the book is based on my experience. it's very hard that you have to talk about it, and they have to walk through it. you have to give each other a lot of room in the book. it's more an invitation than accusations, and for people to see the world differently based on what the real history was where. >> how do you have that conversation with people who don't immediately -- who aren't gifgs you the crane? how do you have that conversation? >> well, you do it by taking down monuments. you do it by giving speeches. you do it by getting people around the table to actually say can you see the world from our perspective? it is -- the book is about race, but it's about discrimination and about really getting back to what makes us really great americans, which is judging people based on their behavior, not what they look like, where they come from, what their religion is, what their origin or their nation is. that's the idea of america, and that makes us great. >> you said whenever you would waiver, listen, you got death threats. you were threatened. when it came to take the statues
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down, you had to have police escorts. sharpshooters wearing the bulletproof vests. they had to be totally covered. it was that dangerous. you said whenever you waivered, you would think about two numbers, which i thought was interesting. what were those two numbers? >> one of them was how many african-americans were enslaved, and the other is how many people were killed in the civil war. 600,000. by the way, i'm not the first one that ever tried this. there have been so many people that have had more difficult struggles than this that are too numerous to name, but even going back -- >> well, he was afraid because he was -- he had been the mayor of the city once. he knew what the issue of race was about. his life was threatened when he was 29 years old, and i was in utero when he voted against the segregation pact. he knew that this was not a safe thing. a lot of other people have made greater sacrifices than i will ever make to this particular
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cause. i just tried to remember the other people that had courage and just kind of kept walking and a lot of people helped. this was a communal effort. this is not something that i did by myself. or the first one to think about it. >> i love that you wanted to be an actor before politician. >> i still do. absolutely. >> we dare think mitch landrieu 2020? >> no. >> what does moon think? >> moon is pretty sober about it all too. that's always a tough road. >> all right, mayor. it's always good to he so you. always good to have you at the table. >> thank you so much for having me. >> in the shadow of statues on sale now wherever you like to buy your books, and speaking of books, oprah winfrey, she knows a thing or two about books. she's sharing more about her latest book club selection she revealed last many on cbs this morning that her pick is an american marriage by tiari jones. oprah is now sharing what stood out about jones' writing. >> what struck me about the author is that it was written as though it felt like i knew the
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characters. i thought that the character development was so real, that the characters felt like real people to me. like i would wake up thinking about them. that's how you know you've in a good book. when you wake up thinking about the characters. it's hard to separate sometimes in your mind was that real? did that really happen? okay. that was in a book. it's a novel. that's how it is. >> you can see more of oprah's book club "an american marriage" and will feature an extended conversation with the author later this morning on facebook live. the iconic notre dame cathedral in paris is falling apart. rare access to the 855-year-old land mark. ahead, why the french are asking americans to help does this map show the
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a foundation in france hopes americans will donate money to help save one of the country's most iconic historic buildings. the notre dame cathedral in paris is home to some of catholicism's most important relics. they include the crown of thorns said to have been worn by jesus. conservationists say the building is in desperate need of repair. roxana saberi got rare access to parts of the 855-year-old
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cathedral that are starting to deteriorate. >> reporter: for 13 million visitors a year, notre dame cathedral soars in splendor. >> notre dame is beautiful. it's where i spent my time. >> reporter: beyond its faca facafacade -- can you tell? >> i could not tell. >> reporter: look closely. you'll see. this majestic medieval monument is falling apart. >> you see a piece here, and you see two pieces of the -- >> reporter: they're raising money to keep the cathedral from crumbling. on the roof he showed walls chipping, stones stapled together, and gothic gargoyles used to drain rain replaced with plastic pipes. >> with the wooden railing, it's been put to replace the original
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railing which was here. >> reporter: years of rain, snow, and pollution are eroding the flying buttresses that prop the cathedral up. therefore, there's a risk to the whole cathedral falling down? >> yes. >> reporter: church officials say the cathedral is for now safe to visit. it has reached a tipping point. we are behind notre dame in the back yard. these are stones that have fallen off the cathedral or were at risk of falling off. there are hundreds of them here. the hope is to fix them up and put them back. the archdiocese of paris says it can't afford all the fixes. estimated at $185 million. the french government which owns the cathedral has pledged around $50 million. that leaves a bill of $135 million. to raise the rest, picaud helped raise the friends of notre dame foundation. it's working to find private donors in france and across the atlantic. >> we know that americans see,
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we go where we think we can find phone help restore the cathedral. >> reporter: some americans may ask why should we help pay to fix your national monument. >> notre dame in paris is not a paris monument or a french monument or a european monument but it's really a worldwide monument. >> reporter: the monument last got a major makeover more than 150 years ago. inspired partly by victor hugo's description of its decaying state in "the hunchback of notre dame." the cathedral spokesman says today the government is overwhelmed with other monuments that need maintenance, and many french people feel by paying taxes they're already doing enough to help the church. >> nobody wants to do this work in france. we need to ask american people to help us. >> reporter: and notre dame is part of american history -- >> to these yanks, merci -- >> reporter: french and american
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troops celebrated after liberating germany after world war ii. for many americans it's a top tourist destination. >> i'm a history person. >> beautiful. i like the stained glass windows and beautiful colors and history to it. >> reporter: entry for everyone is free. i asked the monsignor why he couldn't raise money for repairs by charging a fee. because we are not in a museum, he said, we are in an active, living church. this is a place of grace. ♪ it now depends on the good grace of others to survive. for "cbs this morning," roxana saberi, paris. ♪ >> what a beautiful shot. you can hear more of "cbs this morning" on your pod -- our podcast on itunes and apple's podcast app. today we feature surprise winning journalist and best-selling author anna quinlan and talks about her novel about money and class in a tight-knit
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backup. we have a messy ride on the runways right now. to the san mateo ridge is a 45 minute commute. you can see emergency crew in the middle of your screen and we have an accident at foster city boulevard and a crash in the southbound direction along 101. here is a live look, you can see it's a 31 minute ride. let's check in on the forecast. this is what a lot of drivers are dealing with. we have heavy rain coming in along with san jose as well. we have brisbane that is about a quarter of an inch of rain in the areas of yellow and orange. berkeley and kensington is down and then lafayette is coming down. we will continue to see widespread rain through the end of this week and it is not drying up until the upcoming
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