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this is the cbs "overnight news." welcome to the "overnight news." the first named storm of the season about to make landfall early this morning along the gulf coast. alberto, subtropical sform picking up steam as it churns up the gulf of mexico. the storm is disrupting memorial day weekend plans for millions of people in its path. here is tony dokoupil. >> reporter: beach weather and beginning of summer turned to soaking rain and flash floods in miami this weekend. as a large swath of the southeastern united states braced for alberto. the subtropical storm already battering the florida coast is expected to strengthen into a tropical depression with sustained winds of 50 miles per
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hour and rainfall in some areas as high as 25 inches. the governors of florida, mississippi and alabama declared states of emergency ahead of a 2 to 4 foot storm surge. and rough surf for hundreds of miles. in sarasota, florida, residents are stock up on sandbags to protect their homes, as not only tropical storm alberto but the entire 2018 hurricane season looms on the horizon. >> this is a reminder that we live in an area that gets threatened by hurricanes. and, and rain is a big factor when it comes to tropical systems so. you need to be prepared. >> getting into hurricane -- >> florida governor rick scott. all have to continue to follow the weather the next few days. we'll get significant rain, chance for severe flooding. everybody needs to get prepared. >> after alberto makes landfall around dawn it could push heavy rain as far north as virginia. but demarco, significant threat
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of flood is in georgia, and alabama where unfortunately some memorial day events have already been canceled. >> big threat indeed. tony dokoupil reporting. tony, thank you. >> meteorologist craig setzer joins us from our miami affiliate. craig. >> demarco seeing the storm move off to the north, northwest in the eastern gulf of mexico. as impressive as it looks on satellite. really spun up. it has thenn' hasn't gotten str. it is really, where the stormy weather has been away. from the center today. this big band of showers and thunderstorms moving to the north. gusty wind as well. lot of tropical moisture. this is going to be a big rainmaker for the southeast. tonight, tomorrow and even into the middle part of the week. the center will move northwest overnight. make landfall in the florida panhandle during the day tomorrow. all the tropical moisture with. heavy rainfall expected through the carolinas, eastern georgia, south florida as well.
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near the center where it makes landfall. significant flooding is possible. 4 to 8 inches of rain there with center coming on shore there in the torrential rainfall. in terms of winds. tropical storm force winds. 40 miles an hour or grart. possible through the night tonight and the day tomorrow. then the wind will slowly decrease. and, we can't rule out possibility of isolated tornados. meteorologist craig setzer. craiha more positive signs canceled summit between the u.s. and north korea could be back on. the u.s. delegation is meeting with north korean officials inside the demilitarized zone. president trump seems optimistic. our koemt correspondent at the house where the president is spending memorial day weekend. >> while president trump played of ngoia negotiators were meeting in north korea in an effort to revive the summit between president trump and north korean dictator, kim jong-un, that the president canceled thursday. >> a lot of people are working on it. >> speaking about the summit late saturday night. president trump put june 12th back in his sights.
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>> it's, moving along very soe ar-ooki at, june 12th in singapore. that hasn't changed. and it is moving along pretty well. so we'll see what happens. >> south korean president said sunday that kim committed to complete denuclearization of the korean peninsula during their surprise meeting in the dmz saturday. some lawmakers including some of the president's allies, remain skeptical. >> my suspicion remains that he is going to try to get as much sanctions relief as possible without having to give up weapons and i think his it is g to be a lot of twist and turns to try to get there if it is possible. >> u.s. officials dangled possibility of making economic concessions to the north if the regime denuclearizes. former cia director, michael hayden worries there is not enough time for the president to prepare. >> kim jong-un knows his program inside and out. i think he knows what he can consteed. what it means.
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what he cannot concede. i don't know the president has done the kind of home work that would allow him to do this. >> while u.s. diplomats continue their talks with the north. kim jong-un and president of south korea agreed to meet and generals from both sides will meet separately to discuss easing military tensions. demarco. >> thank you. joining us now is margaret brennan moderator of face the nation. this morning, will they/won't they summit between the u.s./north korea remains in doubt. the president's lawyer, rudy giuliani said this morning, kim jong-un wants to do it and that mr. trump's strategy played out brilliantly is the white house banging on a lastinha into ngapr >> the white house is full steam ahead with planning for the summit. we know u.s. dip lope korn officials today. just after the south korean and north korean leaders met yesterday. so the wheels are in motion. the question its what can actually be achieved. but what they can do is possibly
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get the summit to happen and a face to face conversation to begin. and it looks like president trump really wants that to take place, june 12. >> we have a chance to see release of an american, joshua holt, held for two years, venezuelan prison. handed over high level talks between the president and u.s. lawmakers. what does president trump gain by bringing an american like him home. >> president trump campaigned on the idea of bringing home americans, who are held prisoner or hostage abroad. and he so he is not getting credit for it. he said yesterday in the oval office, we know in this particular case of joshua halt, that it was a surprising positive development to have this release occur in a week when otherwise a tough one between the u.s. and venezuela. the administration tight end sanctions, really condemned their election calling it a false election, that elected moduro to yet another term. this back channel, that u.s. lawmakers carried out, with the
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trump administration's blessing, is perhaps a sign of hope in the words of senator bob corker, there may be people that president trump can deal with. but hard-liners like marco rubio on face the nation say this is not enough. the prisoner shouldn't have been taken. >> margaret brennan. thank you. >> lava from the volcano has reached the 200 yards of the nearest well. if the lava does reach the wells they have been capped to protect against the release of toxic gas. 2,000 people have been evacuated after nearly two dozen fissures opened in residential areas. >> national weather service declared flash flood emergency in parts of maryland after a severe thunderstorm tore through the area. cell phone video shows raging floodwaters churning through baltimore. police say several people had to be rescued. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back. cholula hot sauce is teaming up with jack in the box for the cholula buttery jack.
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the new cholula buttery jack. part of the buttery jack family. only at jack in the box. the family of the young guatemalan woman killed by a border patrol agent is demanding he be held accountable. as border patrol revied their official statement about events
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leading to her death in rio bravo, texas. here is mireya villarreal. >> reporter: 20-year-old forensic accountant left her guatemalan village, illegally crossing into the united states to escape popper t poverty and . her death raising question as but border patrol response. >> i don't see the blood. i see the side with blood. cell phone video shot by martha martinez captures the frantic moments wednesday after the shooting of a 15 year border agent veteran. viewed nearly 5 million times since live streamed on facebook. martina directs paramedics to gomez's body lying feet away from her property. >> you interfere you will be arrested. bjndtsca umesiol say its agent u ng blunt u objects. two years later they stated the agent was allegedly assaulted after ignoring verbal commands
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and instead rushed him. the agency initial statement referred to gonzalez as an assailant. in the revised account. border patrol only refers to her as a member of the group. although the video doesn't start rolling until after the initial encounter it does show two men walking away with one border patrol agent without a struggle. gonzalez's death prompted international response from guatemalan officials working closely with her family. gilberto goes questions why his daughter was shot and pleading with u.s. officials to release her body. a vigil for gonzalez was held saturday night in texas. another one schedule ford this week in sacramento, california. for now the unnamed agent involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave. demarco. >> mireya villarreal reporting. mireya, thank you. special tributes this memorial day weekend. thousands of motorcyclists rode into washington, d.c. as part of rolling thunder 31st annual ride for freedom.
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and, at the frnational cemetery. boy and girl scouts helped remember soldiers buried there putting a candle at over 15,000 gravesites. from animal sculptures to interactive screens, the new hospital that prides itself on comforting kids as they're being treated.
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a new hospital in california was designed from a child's point of view. there are fun things to do and lots of distractions and doctors say this helps make their stay easier to handle. not only for the young patients but their parents too. john blackstone has the the story. >> reporter: a playground is a key feature of a ground breaking children's hospital. christopher dawes its proud of the details. >> the bears. >> a photo op. >> the lucille packard children's hospital at the university. >> i have the view. >> corina garcia. >> how many things are you
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hooked up to anyway. >> a million. >> her recovery from surgery for intestinal problems made easier in a hospital designed from the ground up to serve young patients and their families. >> i like these. >> when she was able to take a walk with a nurse and her mother. she seeks out the animal sculptures that dot the hallways. she was particularly delighted to discover the cow made out of toys. >> what difference does it make having something like this in the hospital? >> it is just cool. distracting. like, whoa. it gets your mind off of like the sickness and medicine. you are like my god, admiring the art. >> for 2-year-old olivia and her parents josie and aaron there is no better distraction than the story room. >> where is sea lion? >> with its interactive screen. >> a scene. wave your arms around. sea wood moves. fish interact with you. >> it makes long, hospital days easier for olivia who in her
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short life has undergone 13 surgeries. >> all about finding new things for her to do. >> there is always kids in here. it's awesome. not only, are they here because they're sick, but they get to be kids too. >> the hospital was mostly funded by the lucillle packard foundation, created by the wife of the hewlett-packard founder. >> her grandson? >> not a sterile institution with echoing white hall ways. >> potential scary procedure like a ct scan is filled with distractions. >> for example, twinkling stars on the ceiling. wal pa wallpaper on the walls to look like the beechl or san francisco. >> one simple feature seems significant. almost every room is private and includes a couch that makes into a bed. >> tremendous difference, i see the bed in here. >> this bed here? >> yeah, because i had to spend,
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many days. more than 100 days in the hospital. >> her mother never leaves. sikheadmission, slept every single day. and she hasn't ever left my side. so i'm like very lucky and thankful for my mom. >> the technology, the art, the outdoors, may all be good for healing. but love helps too. john blackstone, cbs news, palo alto, california. >> still ahead. danica patrick, end her career, chasing a win at the indy 500. dove men+ care stain defense
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>> danica patrick ended her last race hitting the wall at the indy 500. she finished as the first lady of racing. not hurt in today's crash. in 2009 placed third at indianapolis. the best ever for a female driver. she also is the first woman to ever win an indy race. taking the checkered flag at the japan 300 and 2008. and in nascar the only woman to ever win a pole at a nascar cup series. a dramatic rescue after a car crashed into a canal near fresno, california. >> stand up. stand up. >> it flipped upside down. trapping two men inside.
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cell phone video shows firefighters pulling one man out. the man any brother was still stuck, so a first responder climbed inside. and held his head above water until he could be pulled to safety. both men suffered minor injuries. near pittsburgh, pennsylvania, a failed implagues. a smokestack from an old power plant was supposed to come crashing down. but after the charges exploded it didn't collapse in a heap of brick and dust. instead it just got shorter. officials say it doesn't pose daerhe ang tnd again next week. the krcbs "overnight news" wille right back.
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it is prom season usually the guy asking the girl to the big dance. not this time. steve hartman has more on a special proposal on the road. >> at mountain heritage high school in burnsville, north carolina. rachel newbury caught ben robinson off-guard. >> didn't knowhat was happening? >> you were surprised. shocked? >> yes. yes. >> ben who has down syndrome had no idea rachel was going to ask him to senior prom. >> every year we see stories like this. a typical kid inviting a special needs kid to prom. stories of kindness. but what makes this, so different, is that rachel, wasn't trying to be kind. >> in fact, when sheep posted
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the video and strangers started commenting that she was this amazing incredible young lady, with a very good heart, rachel was a little put off. >> yeah, it's not, not that at all. i don't think that me asking my friend to prom makes me a good person. >> thank you. >> to understand how rachel became so wonderfully oblivious to her own grace. >> yeah. >> you look it? >> you need to go back to where this all started. rachel and ben have known each other their entire lives. that they were in sunday school together. and immediately took to one another. rachel was always the one person who could get ben to calm down. and ben was always the one person rachel could count on. their friendship, so unconditional, for the longest time, rachel didn't even know ben had down syndrome. >> i guess someone told me eventually. and explained it. >> did it change anything? >> no. no he is still just my best
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friend after that. >> when you say best friend. >> you mean best friend. >> i mean best friend, yeah. >> this is what people didn't understand when they saw your video. >> yeah. >> 50 years ago back when a lot of special needs consider were still being institutionalizedment few people could have imagined a utopian moment such as this. a time and place where differences, melt away and kids like ben are recognized less for their down syndrome and more for their ability to get down. steve hartman, on the road, in burnsville, north carolina. >> nothing short of amazing there. that's the "overnight news" for this monday. for some of you the news continues. for others you can check back with us a little later for the morning news and of course, cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm demarco morgan.
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hi, welcome to the "overnight news." i'm demarco more gachblt the first named storm of the season is about to make landfall early this morning along the gulf coast.% alberto, subtropical storm has been picking up steam as it churns up the gulf of mexico. the storm its disrupting memorial day weekend plans for millions of people in its path. here is tony dokoupil. beach weather and summer, turned to soaking rain and flash floods in miami. the subtropical storm battering the florida coast is expected to strength into a tropical depression with sustained winds
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of 50 miles per hour. hour and rainfall in some areas as high as 25 inches. the governors of florida, mississippi and alabama declared states of emergency ahead of a 2 to 4 foot storm surge. and rough surf for hundreds of miles. in sarasota, florida, residents are stock up on sandbags to protect their homes, as not only tropical storm alberto but the entire 2018 hurricane season looms on the horizon. >> this is a reminder that w live in an area that gets threatened by hurricanes. and, and rain is a big factor when it comes to tropical systems so. you need to be prepared. >> getting into hurricane -- >> florida governor rick scott. all have to continue to follow the weather the next few days. we'll get significant rain, chance for severe flooding.
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everybody needs to get prepared. >> after alberto makes landfall around dawn it could push heavy rain as far north as virginia. but demarco, significant threat of flood is in georgia, and alabama where unfortunately some memorial day events have already been canceled. >> big threat indeed. tony dokoupil reporting. tony, thank you. >> meteorologist craig setzer has been tracking alberto and joins us from our miami affiliate. craig. >> demarco seeing the storm move off to the north, northwest in the eastern gulf of mexico. as impressive as it looks on satellite. really spun up. it hasn't gotten stronger. it is really, where the stormy weather has been away. from the center today. this big band of showers and thunderstorms moving to the north. gusty wind as well. lot of tropical moisture. this is going to be a big rainmaker for the southeast. tonight, tomorrow and even into the middle part of the week. the center will move northwest
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overnight. make landfall in the florida panhandle during the day tomorrow. all the tropical moisture with. heavy rainfall expected through the carolinas, eastern georgia, south florida as well. near the center where it makes landfall. significant flooding is possible. 4 to 8 inches of rain there with center coming on shore there in the torrential rainfall. in terms of winds. tropical storm force winds. 40 miles an hour or grart. possible through the night tonight and the day tomorrow. then the wind will slowly decrease. and, we can't rule out possibility of isolated tornados. meteorologist craig setzer. craig, thank you. more positive signs canceled summit between the u.s. and north korea could be back on. the u.s. delegation is meeting with north korean officials inside the demilitarized zone. president trump seems optimistic. our correspondent at the white house where the president is spending memorial day weekend. >> while president trump played golf sunday, a team of negotiators were meeting in north korea in an effort to revive the summit between president trump and north korean dictator, kim jong-un, that the president canceled thursday. >> a lot of people are working
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on it. >> speaking about the summit late saturday night. president trump put june 12th back in his sights. >> it's, moving along very nicely. so we are -- looking at, june 12th in singapore. that hasn't changed. and it is moving along pretty well. so we'll see what happens. >> south korean president said sunday that kim committed to complete denuclearization of the korean peninsula during their surprise meeting in the dmz saturday. some lawmakers including some of the president's allies, remain skeptical. >> my suspicion remains that he is going to try to get as much sanctions relief as possible without having to give up his weapons and i think it is going to be a lot of twist and turns to try to get there if it is possible. >> u.s. officials dangled possibility of making economic concessions to the north if the regime denuclearizes. former cia dir hayden worries there is not enough time for the president ta prepare. >> kim jong-un knows his program inside and out. i think he knows what he can consteed. what it means. what he cannot concede.
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i don't know the president has done the kind of home work that would allow him to do this. >> while u.s. diplomats continue m anngkin idd -uespr north. generals from both sides will meet separately to discuss easing military tensions. demarco. >> thank you. joining us now is margaret brennan moderator of face the nation. this morning, will they/won't they summit between the u.s./north korea remains in doubt. the president's lawyer, rudy giuliani said this morning, kim jong-un wants to do it and that mr. trump's strategy played out brilliantly is the white house banging on a last minute charge into singapore. >> the white house is full steam ahead with planning for the summit. we know u.s. dip lope mats were meeting with north korean officials today. just after the south korean and north korean leaders met
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yesterday. so the wheels are in motion. the question its what can actually be achieved. but what they can do is possibly get the summit to happen and a face to face conversation to begin. and it looks like president trump really wants that to take place, june 12. >> we have a chance to see release of an american, joshua holt, held for two years, venezuelan prison. handed over high level talks between the president and u.s. lawmakers. what does president trump gain by bringing an american like him home. >> president trump campaigned on the idea of bringing home americans, who are held prisoner or hostage abroad. and he so he is not getting credit for it. he said yesterday in the oval office, we know in this particular case of joshua halt, that it was a surprising positive development to have this release occur in a week when otherwise a tough one between the u.s. and venezuela. the administration tight end sanctions, really condemned their election calling it a false election, that elected moduro to yet another term.
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this back channel, that u.s. lawmakers carried out, with the trump administration's blessing, is perhaps a sign of hope in the words of senator bob corker, there may be people that president trump can deal with. but hard-liners like marco rubio on face the nation say this is not enough. the prisoner shouldn't have been taken. >> margaret brennan. thank you. >> lava from the volcano has reached the 200 yards of the nearest well. if the lava does reach the wells they have been capped to protect against the release of toxic gas. 2,000 people have been evacuated after nearly two dozen fissures opened in residential areas. >> national weather service declared flash flood emergency in parts of maryland after a severe thunderstorm tore through the area. cell phone video shows raging floodwaters churning through baltimore. police say several people had to be rescued. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back. when i kept finding myself smoking in my attic.
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fleet week celebrations are under way. while many associate it with the navy. the coast guard is a big part of it. the guard has a long history with new york city going all the way back to its founding. he this week, more than a 30 year tradition. parading through new york harbor for fleet week. the nautical display lasts a few days. but the u.s. coast guard patrols the water ways of new york all year long. >> as frank sinatra would say start spreading the news. you are about to become a coast guard city. >> reporter: and this month the
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city was honored as the country's 25th and largest coast guard city. proclamation o he>> t the proclamation coming sector new york commander michael day. >> is one of the elements that new york is welcoming to your presence and your activities here. >> without a doubt. new york is one of the most patriotic, welcoming cities i have been stationed at. >> day is in charge of more than 1,000 activity duty and reserve guardsmen and women in a city where the coast guard was founded. nearly 240 years ago by alexander hamilton. >> right here in new york city. right at federal hall. george washington signed it. we have a lot of history here with a city of new york. >> what was the purpose originally? >> started as revenue cutter service. shiptz we ships were coming in avoiding taxes. a customs duty. >> history may have been lost on most but not the creator of hamilton the musical.
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>> how does hamilton the short temperedy y y y temperedy,y yap tou creator of guard. >> he plays alexander hamilton on broadway. >> that is itself a modicum of what the show is. sp original revenue cutters. the service now oversees everything from maritime security from the u.n. general assembly and july 4th celebrations in the summer. to ice breaking missions in the hudson river and the winter. not to mention -- the rescues. >> you can't think of the coast guard not remember say an air craft went down in the river. and you guys were right there. those, those pictures of that they're just indelible. >> yeah, miracle on the hudson, of course. super storm sandy.
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911. coast guard played integral role in a lot of the darkest hours, for city. >> the captain, led what has been called america's dunkirk. >> the great boat lift. the largest sea evacuation in history. >> as explained in boat lift, 500,000 people were rescued from lower manhattan after the terrorist attacks on september 11th, 2001. >> all available bolts. this is the coast guard. pie lot boat new york. any one want to help with evacuation of lower manhattan. report to governor's island. >> day organized amateur armada of private boats. ferries and tugboats. >> about 15, 20 minutes later. there were boats across the horizon. it started actually, very small scale. but seeing how efficient it was. the coast guard made the call. for all available bolts. and just inundated with help in getting the people off. >> captain day, in what you did,
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you changed the course of history for the better. >> captain day's service was recognized by new york city mayor bill de blasio. day's tour of duty in the city is ending next month. incoming captain jason toma will lead the sector new york into the future. >> how would you define what the coast guard's duties are now? >> i think a lot you can trace back to 1790. as the port has grown, and the population has grown, that mission has become perhaps more dynamic in some ways. but really, the roles are fundamentally the same. it's the safety security and resilience of heart bore. >> the cbs "overnight news" will be right back.
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danica patrick's trailblazing career ended in a crash. hit the wall sunday on the track that first made her famous. indy 500. patrick was not hurt. but said she wished she could have finished stronger. but it was grateful for all of it. dana jacobson spoke to patrick about her life in the fast lane and road ahead after racing. danica patrick moved in the front. stunning, storybook debut at the indy 500 in 2005. for real. and she lead. a 23-year-old female rookie driver, not just hanging with the guys, but leading them for a record 19 laps. her fourth place finish, highest ever for a woman. the it girl in racing, had officially burst on to the wld. but got coined, danica mania.
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there was people everywhere. cover of sports ill stralted. and billboards. and, tv. and it was an exciting time. what was it like not just as a >> i don't really know about the female part. the female part had to do with the amount. it was a unique scenario. >> racing. publicity abit. or the interest from people. >> certainly is the interest that i a girl. it's never going to go away. nor do i want it to. it is part of what made me who i am today. given me, as many opportunities. and luxuries and everything. >> but back then. >> what was happening was. was, overwhelming. >> danica started racing when she was 10 years old. breaking records at sugar river raceway in wisconsin. just a teenager when she headed overseas to hone her craft in european road racing eve. ven seashell making her much hyped indy car debut 13 years after danica got behind the wheel. >> what did you love about
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driving that made you keep pushing? >> i love setting a gel and accomplishing it. i don't race because i like driving fast. people have asked me, do you look to go fast. no, i am not a daredevil. >> why do you race? >> i do it for the journey. could have been anything. >> but for more than 25 years it has been racing. her journey included indy car rookie of the year honors. the first ever indy car win for a female driver. and ee venaba jump to nascar. known for being outspoken and tough. defying gender stereotypes while proudly flaunting her femininity. >> what was the hardest thing for you along the way. >> i think wanting to be successful. every time on track. some times not being. which then, you know, leads to why. and, and, we all have ourselves as people, people, with a job. right. your job. my job. any one's job. you have to prove yourself. maybe i had to prove myself
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frequently. >> blaze her own trail if you will. something danika has been doing since even before she started driving. >> i just never grew up. thought i want to be look you. do what you did. no, i always thoughten my mind. i wanted to do more. >> where does that come from? >> i don't know. i've don't know. >> i have never been afraid of change. i think that's why my life changes in ways i would never expect a couple years. which is really scary. also amazing. because i am open to it. >> my sister told me i was supposed to get emotional. i said i wouldn't. >> danik's change no different. overcome with emotion last year. she announced it was time to end her racing career. i, i just, just, felt like. like. there wasn't as much of a journey anymore. i remember. last year, you know, talking to my dad. kind of saying to my dad. like, you know being emotional. i don't really love it. he is like, i know. you need aid job you.
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were good at it. and i'm like, yep. >> so it wasn't a difficult decision to walk away? >> it took some time. but it was more, more because it was sudden. kind of like. bursting on to the scene. i came off the scene, probably sudden too. >> danica, sue this is for you. with that, the danica double was announced. one last run at the daytona 500 this fast february. followed by the final race of her career at indy 500. the place where it all began. >> the greatest memory for me was my first indy 500 in 2005. >> which makes sense. the last race. >> lucky number 13. >> if you could write the dream scenario. >> i'd win. i would win. >> i think i knew that. that question. >> what will be enough though. when you finish that race. >> you know, i think all my life. i kind of felt like you are good as your last race. it's fan to live by that when you are in the mid of it. because it drives you. pushes you. but for that to really be the
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reality of your entire career is silly. people will remember. 20 years. nascar. how i did at the indy 500 at my last year unless i win. >> no matter outcome. danica will fuel her competitive spirit as an entrepreneur. she launched her own clothing line last year. wrote a become on fitness. and owns in a vineyard in napa valley. all she says are part of her next journey. >> what's the first thing you look at when you look at what its ahead? >> i think when i look forward to these other. other businesses that i have started. very organically. i'm not going to bore you with how every one started. trust me, they were not planned, they were only dreamt of. i think how much fun it is going to be. >> when you look back and remember the career. how do you remember your career. >> i remember my career as being. exciting. i remember it as being hard.
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i, i, say this, with, with, total love and, appreciation. i hope that, some day i am known for something else other than racing. and that people remember i was a race car driver. not to take away from racing. off to mean that other things that i did were that successful. and, meaningful. and affected people. that would be, would be pretty good career. >> two ka yearcareers. three, four. whatever. >> the cbs "overnight news" will be right back.
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when you humble yourself under the mighty hand of god, in due time he will exalt you. hi, i'm joel osteen. i'm excited about being with you every week. i hope you'll tune in. you'll be inspired, you'll be encouraged. i'm looking forward to seeing you right here. you are fully loaded and completely equipped for the race that's been designed for you.
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it is prom season usually the guy asking the girl to the big dance. not this time. steve hartman has more on a special proposal on the road. >> at mountain heritage high school in burnsville, north carolina. rachel newbury caught ben robinson off-guard. >> didn't know what was happening? >> you were surprised. shocked? >> yes. yes.
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>> ben who has down syndrome had no idea rachel was going to ask him to senior prom. >> every year we see stories like this. a typical kid inviting a special needs kid to prom. stories of kindness. but what makes this, so different, is that rachel, wasn't trying to be kind. >> in fact, when sheep posted the video and strangers started commenting that she was this amazing incredible young lady, with a very good heart, rachel was a little put off. >> yeah, it's not, not that at all. i don't think that me asking my friend to prom makes me a good person. >> thank you. >> to understand how rachel became so wonderfully oblivious to her own grace. >> yeah. >> you look it? >> you need to go back to where this all started. rachel and ben have known each other their entire lives. that they were in sunday school together. and immediately took to one another. rachel was always the one person who could get ben to calm down. and ben was always the one person rachel could count on. their friendship, so unconditional, for the longest time, rachel didn't even know ben had down syndrome. >> i guess someone told me
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eventually. and explained it. >> did it change anything? >> no. no he is still just my best friend after that. >> when you say best friend. >> you mean best friend. >> i mean best friend, yeah. >> this is what people didn't understand when they saw your video. >> yeah. >> 50 years ago back when a lot of special needs consider were still being few opleould have ia utopian moment such as this. a time and place where differences, melt away and kids like ben a rreogzessniled fore. steve hartman, on the road, in burnsville, north carolina. >> nrt" ngfo sotaz f thho mondaamy.ing for some of you the news continues. for others you can check back with us a little later for the morning news and of course, cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm demarco morgan.
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