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>> reporter: 61 yearly debbie puffer has been a patient at duke university since 2014 when doctors began throating her deadly brain cancer glioblastoma with a most unlikely weapon, polio virus. at first she was skeptical. >> i was just going to go home and bury my head in the sand, an r no, i i'm not supposed to do that.
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>> reporter: for the last four years "60 minutes" has charted the journey of doctors and patients turned medical pioneers. the polio virus genetically modified so it can't cause polio is injected directly into the tumor, attaching to a protein on the cell surface. it begins its attack on the tumor and jump starts the immune system to finish the job. dr. darryl bigger in is part of the team at duke. >> part of a one-two punch? >> exactly, but the most important part we believe is actually the secondary immune response. >> reporter: one month after treatment -- >> it started to break the tumor up. >> reporter: husband mark puffer. >> they called debbie a rapid responder. >> reporter: puffer's improvement was not a fluke. 21% of 61 patients were still alive three years after treatment compared to just 4% typically seen with standard care. could you ever have imagined having a response rate that
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high? >> it's just mind-blowing to us that have been working on it for so long because this is based on absolutely bedrock scientific principles. >> reporter: last year puffer was retreated when her tumor showed signs of returning. >> maybe this time we killed the dragon, i'm not sure. >> reporter: despite some memory and vision problems, she can now see a future. >> i'm meant to be here for a reason. i don't know what that reason is, but i'm sure going to hang around to find out. >> reporter: dr. jon lapook, cbs news, new york. >> coming up next from san francisco, the homes are called million dollar dumps, but the prices keep going up. and later the medal of honor recipient who single-handedly beat back a nazi attack and kept her heroism a secret. >> tell us about the charges that facebook tries to get people actively addicted.
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bathroom house you would think he couldn't give away. >> lea >> reporter: this is blue collar middle class fremont where the american dream means brace yourself for sticker shock. what did this house list for? >> $1 million. >> reporter: what did it sell for de la 1.23 million. >> this is a million dollar dump? >> right. >> the buyer beat out six competing offers all above the asking price. >> these houses are very average, ordinary. >> i know, it's a little mind-blowing. it is the norm around here. >> reporter: that norm is fueled by thousands of well-paid tech workers who have driven up the median price of a san francisco home to $1.6 million, highest in the country, and while housing prices are rising faster than incomes nationwide, nowhere is it more evident than in the bay area where home values have soared a staggering 64% over the last five years.
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that could explain this 1,000 square foot shell of a house in the heart of silicon valley. it sold for close to $1 million. now this house is a fire sale, but don't expect a bargain. it went on the market for just under $1.5 million, and serious buyers better bring cash. >> it's like having a big sprawling unaffordable gated community where most people on the outside are looking into. >> absolutely, and they are looking in from really far away. they have to use a telescope. >> reporter: sally kuchar tracks real estate for a website called curbed san francisco. >> you and your husband do well. you could not afford to live here. >> we can't afford to live anywhere in the bay area. >> reporter: prices are only going up. >> we don't see an end to it. >> reporter: this flyer speaks for the entire housing market, enter at your own risk. mark strassmann, cbs news, san francisco. up next, what was this man doing on an airport tarmac?
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make the most of a few minutes with ky natural feeling with aloe vera airline passengers in atlanta got quite a surprise this afternoon. a man dressed only in his underwear was runninground on
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the tarmac. he approached a delta airlines jet that had just flown in from miami. it's not clear how he got there, but police did arrest him. the airport is running as normal. there's a desperate search in thailand for a dozen boys and their soccer coach missing for more than three days now. they are believed to be in a flooded cave. workers pumped muddy water from it today. the cave is six miles long. rescuers hope the boys got in deep enough to escape that water. a four-legged rescuer in spain has an unusual skill. police in madrid are showing off the cpr technique of poncho the police dog. he bounces on his handler's chest and even checks for breathing. there you go. the video has been viewed millions of times on facebook and twitter. up next here, seven decades or a perilous battle, an american hero receives the ultimate honor.
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an american hero received the highest military award today. his story was largely unknown until now, even to his widow who accepted his medal of honor. david martin visited his hometown. >> he loved the army. >> pauline wells was 15 years old when she and the rest of albany, kentucky turned out to welcome gar lynn murl conner home from world war ii. >> daddy decided he would bring us to the parade. he hitched the horses to the wagon. >> reporter: conner fought his way across north africa, sicily, italy, france and into germany and been awarded an astounding silver stars and one distinguished service cross. >> mother said now, there he is, i said my god,ittlar at noay that theyouldave done all the things they said he
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had done. >> reporter: his commanding officer wrote that conner was one of the outstanding soldiers of this war, if not the outstanding. pauline didn't know any of that when she eloped and married him. did you see any evidence of what he had been through? >> a lot of times at night he would be dreaming, and he would wake up fighting. >> reporter: conner died in 1998. six years later researchers found these affidavits by conner's fellow soldiers describing how he had beaten back waves of attacking germans. he took off like a bat out of hell heading straight towards the source of enemy fire, all this time a terrific hail of small arms and machine gunfire was concentrated on his position. out there all alone, calling in artillery fire on the germans. those affidavits finally made it to the white house. >> they called me on a friday and said i would be getting an important phone call. i thought what if it's a scam?
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what if i'm here by my staff and it's a scam and it was from the president of the united states. >> reporter: all the days in your life, where would you range that day? >> i have to say it was one of the happiest days of my life, but really and truly the happiest day was when i married him. >> reporter: yeah. you know, i came down here expecting to hear a war story. >> yes. >> reporter: but what you're telling me is a love story. >> yes, it is. >> reporter: in 1945, conner's commanding officer wrote i've never seen a man with as much courage and ability. 73 years later, pauline accepted her husband's medal of honor, making that statement part of american history. david martin, cbs news, albany, kentucky. >> that is the overnight news for this wednesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others check back later for the morning news and "cbs this morning." from san francisco, i'm jeff glor.
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-- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com captioning funded by cbs this is "the cbs overnight news." welcome to the overnight news. the supreme court handed president trump the first major legal victory of his administration. the justices upheld the third incarnation of his travel ban. it restrict visitors from five mostly muslim nations as well as north korea and venezuela. jen crawford has the story. >> a strtremendous story and success for the american people. >> reporter: for the president individualcation. >> the ruling shows all the attacks from the media and democrat politicians are wrong, and they turned out to be very wrong. >> the 5-4 decision also divide
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lines. writing for the conservative majority, chief justice john roberts said the travel ban was squarely within the scope of presidential authority to protect national security. it says nothing about religion, the court said, and covers just 8% of the world's muslim population. the ban lists f mostly muslim cotries as well as north korea and venezuela that the administration said lacked proper screening and security measures for people trying to enter the u.s. it's been in place since last december when the justices said it could take effect while they consider the case. >> no wall, no ban! >> reporter: it's a long way from the president's first travel ban in 2017. >> this is what democracy looks like. >> reporter: which covered only muslim countries, and when it was hastily announced, caused chaos at airports around the world. >> donald j. trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> reporter: a travel ban was a cornerstone of trump's campaign. in a scathing dissent, justice
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sonia sotomayor recited some of those campaign statements as proof that the travel ban is contaminated by impermissible discriminatory animus against islam and its followers. democrats also slammed the ruling. >> it's un-american to do what has been done. >> reporter: but for senate majority leader mitch mcconnell, a picture was worth 1,000 words. he tweeted an image of justice neil gorsuch whom mcconnell helped confirm to the court last year and who provided the critical fifth vote for the conservative majority. on capitol hill, house speaker paul ryan plans to hold a vote today on the gop's sweeping immigration bill. the trouble is most republicans admit there's little chance it will actually pass. >> reporter: president trump doubled down on his call to ramp up deportations without involving immigration judges. >> other countries it's called, i'm sorry, you can't come in. you have to leave. this one we have judges.
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if they step on our land, we have judges. it's insane. >> reporter: the president has blamed democrats for wanting open borders which he says allow in bad people. >> it's really bad when it's a criminal, and we have plenty of them coming into the country. >> the immigration debate has seen rhetoric intensifying on all sides. democratic congresswoman maxine waters is calling on americans to actively demonstrate against trump administratio officials whenever they are seen in public. >> and if you see anybody from that cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. >> the intensity has leaders on both sides of the aisle urging more civility in the debate. >> the no one should call for the harassment of political opponents. that's not right. that's not american. >> we're close to reaching rock bottom and continuing to dig. i just don't like this.i don'ine either side should be ugly to
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the other side. >> reporter: with the mid-term congressional elections ahead in november, the war of words may well escalate. steven portnoy, cbs news, the white house. a california man is suing the giant chemical company monsanto. he claims its best selling herbicide roundup caused his cancer. >> reporter: duane johnson is dying of non-hodgkins lymphoma with less than two years to live. his lawsuit against chemical giant monsanto has been expedited in a california courtroom >> mr. johnson's cancer is caused by his continued exposure to the chemicals within the weed killer roundup pro and ranger pro. frequely ung the popular oldasa weed killers a worker indi. mon the jury pool to separate sympathy for johnson's situation and the science they plan to present. >> you're going to hear a lot of
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evidence about how it does not cause kaerps, and it did not cause mr. johnson's cans sneer johnson's suit is one of 4,000 filed against monsanto and its use of the main ingredient in roundup and other monsanto weed killers. while epa and other hundreds of health organizations have deemed it safe to use, a 2015 report by the world health organization toys it's probably carcinogenic. >> monsanto says the science is junk science. >> reporter: rikki klieman says it's a high-stakes case being closely watched by both sides. >> this one is the bellwether because if in fact this plaintiff wins, that creates real momentum for other plaintiffs. >> reporter: johnson's suit also accuses monsanto of covering up potential dangers of the pest side and fails to warn users. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. medical researchers say they have made a major breakthrough
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in the treatment of brain cancer. dr. jon lapook has the details. >> put your nose in my finger. >> reporter: 61-year-old debbie puffer has been a patient at duke university since 2014 when doctors began treating her deadly brain cancer glioblastoma with a most unlikely weapon, polio virus. at first, she was skeptical. >> i was just going to go home and bury my head in the sand, and then i realized, no, no, i'm not supposed to do that. >> reporter: for the last four years, "60 minutes" has charted the journey of doctors and patients turned medical pioneers. the polio virus genetically modified so it can't cause polio is injected directly into the tumor attaching to a protein on the cell's surface. it begins the attack on the tumor and jump starts the immune system to finish the job. this is kind of a one-two punch,
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dr. bigger in? >> exactly, but the most important part we believe actually is the secondary immune response. >> reporter: one month after treatment. >> it started to break the tumor up. >> reporter: husband mark puffer. >> they called debbie a rapid responder. >> rapid respond sneer puffer's improvement was not a fluke. 21% of 61 patients were still alive three years after treatment compared to just 4% typically seen with standard care. could you ever have imagined having a response rate that high in. >> it's just mind-blowing to us that have been working on it for so long because this is based on absolutely bedrock scientific principles. >> reporter: last year puffer was retreated when her tumor showed signs of returning. >> maybe this time we killed the dragon. i'm not sure. >> reporter: despite some memory and vision problems, she can now see a future. >> i'm meant to be here for a reason. i don't know what that reason is, but i'm sure going to hang
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around to find out. >> reporter: dr. jon lapook, cbs
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this is the "cbs overnight news." many of america's wounded warriors return home to months of rehabilitation and piles of medical bills. well, now it turns out thousands are also being charged for expensive life insurance they don't want and can't even use. david martin has the story. in 2007, six weeks after matt and tracy kyle were married. he was shot in the neck by a sniper in iraq. >> i currently have no feeling from the chest down or movement either, but i am able to move my left arm. >> it changed everything. there wassing in other than love that was the same. >> reporter: they are doing as well as can be expected raising 7-year-old twins.
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until last february when they received this letter. how much do you owe? >> over $12,000, almost $13,000. >> reporter: $12,791.14 on unpaid premiums that matt did not realize the pentagon issued to him. he's already covered by a free life insurance policy from the department of veteran affairs. tracy can't collect on both policies so the one they are being build for is worthless, and they never wanted it to begin with. >> we were automatically enrolled into the program at the highest level of coverage. >> reporter: matt went online to figure out how that happened. >> i found a form, form 2656-8. >> reporter: which says automatically covered at the maximum rate unless he submitted a form declining the coverage. what was your physical condition at the time that this happened? >> i was on my back paralyzed
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from the neck down, hooked up to a ventilator doing my breathing for me. >> reporter: future premiums will be taken out of his disability check. so they are docking your disability pay? >> i don't understand why i'd be forced to pay into a program that ultimately i can't benefit from or that my wife cannot benefit from. >> reporter: matt is one of 19,000 disabled veterans who received the letter from the defense, finance and accounting service. dfas for short which handles all of the pentagon's financial transactions. >> we're angry. we are very angry, but it's not just about us. >> reporter: about 200 veterans have joined a facebook group comparing what they owe and how much is being taken out of their disability checks. >> we're all trying to figure this out. >> reporter: bills for unpaid premiums range from $1,000 up to nearly $29,000, and the monthly deductions start as low as $16 and go up to $389.
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matt's disability check is being docked $137.20. >> my life is hard enough that i fight every step of the way for everything i, have and now i'm fighting for something that i don't want to be a part of and never thought i was. >> reporter: dfas says it's possible under certain circumstances to drop the life insurance. some members. facebook group have sent in a termination notice but have been told they used the wrong form. a new jersey state trooper got the surprise of his life when he pulled over a car last month for having too much tint on his windows. the routine traffic stop turned into a joyous reunion that was 27 years in the making. michelle miller has the heartwarming details. >> how is it going today? >> i'm all right. license and registration and insurance card. >> reporter: with his body cam rolling trooper michael patterson pulled over a white bmw for what he thought was a
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routine traffic stop. >> i grew up in piscataway. >> reporter: after small talk the retired police officer matthew bailey realized they were from the same neighborhood and had crossed paths before, thanks to the trooper's mom. >> i was in labor, and didn't realize it. before you know it i'm on the bed and michael's head is crowning. >> reporter: every birthday michael's mother recounted the story of how an officer helped his dad dad deliver him at home. >> years ago, it was the first day i delivered you. that's why i rermembered the address. >> at the house, in the bedroom% by my level. >> that was me. >> get the hell out. >> i'm like, wow, is this happening right now. i just extended my hand, i said that is me. my name is michael patterson, a pleasure for meeting you and helping you deliver me. >> this is the home where michael was been and raised. >> reporter: matthew michael and his home had a chance to return to the scene of his birth 27 years later. what was going through your mind? >> at that point i didn't have
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any children of my own. i had never seen, it experienced it, and i was just trying to recall academy days of my training. >> reporter: they train in the academy for this? >> a brief segment. much too brief. >> yeah. >> reporter: but the reunion of the families almost didn't happen. >> i'm not thinking about, you know, a, why don't you get out of the car and take a picture together, that's not going through my mind as a trooper. i drove over to his car, not far from the car stop and i wrote him a note and left it on his door. i said, sir, my name is michael patterson, the trooper that just stopped you. my family suggested we take pictures together so, you know, if you don't mind, you know, just give me a call at your earliest convenience and maybe we'll connect. >> reporter: we got that picture and a lot more. >> i haven't been there yet. >> try, it it's good. >> i'm grateful to mr. daly for coming to assist, and everybody asks why do i get so upset? i get upset because i honestly don't know what would have
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happened had they not come to my aid, so i just want to tell mr. bill i appreciate him coming. >> you're absolutely welcome. >> it was my pleasure. great experience. i think a greater power somehow made that meeting happen, and i'm not sure where it's going to take us, and i'm willing to go on the journey. >> we're definitely going stay in touch because this is a special relationship. i'm sorry. it's a special relationship, and it was meant to happen. things just don't randomly happen like that. >> yeah. some people might call this serendipity. what do you call it? >> purpose. >> yes. just when you thought you were done painting...
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real estate developers may have discovered another gold mine. homes in neighborhoods designed from the ground up to support the physical and spiritual well-being of theiridents it to o certain wellness communin orlando, florida. >> for the foote family every
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day can feel like a vacation with time for 6-year-old charlie andled-year-old jacob to splash around at the pool and play at the park. >> i live about ten minutes away from here and i didn't know our neighbors. i had two little boys and i wanted them to play and to socialize, and i never -- i never found that, so when i looked for a new house, i said to my house i really want a place that has had a community feel. >> the place natalia and her husband michael decided on was like nona in orlando, one of the latest successes in wellness real estate. the entire 17-square mile development is designed to promote healthy living through amenities and events. how do you think life would have been like for you and your boys if it wasn't here? >> i definitely wouldn't have had free yoga, probably wouldn't be open to meditation. the boys, it wouldn't be as easy to just have ready-made friends. >> reporter: here yoga and meditation classes are free and communed events ranging from gardening to live
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encourage neighbors to bond. there romania communities where people don't know their neighbors. >> right, right. we run a thousand events a year. that's how we make a difference here in terms of the collaboration. it's by getting people together and providing a venue for people to do that and the people do all the work. >> reporter: the development company president says 14,000 residents have moved into these homes which can be customized to improve health. >> this is the shopping list review screen. >> reporter: nearly 11% of residents work in the community at what has become known as medical city. the 650 acres are home to two hospitals, two university campuses and biomedical research facilities. as opposed to a traditional community where you build the houses and then you get the school and then the hospital-ins many ways the reverse of that? >> yeah. we had a golf course, but it was pretty, you know, modest in the grand scale of this whole place, and then we got jobs, and we had these institutions come and then we went into more housing and
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now we're actually focused on the retail, so one of our big things right now is creating this town center and a retail environment. >> reporter: is part of the point there to get people to a place where they can walk to the store, to the restaurant and not get in a car necessarily? >> 100%. what we call that walkability is a neo urban environment so a new urban environment. it's kind of the best of urban with suburban. >> it's a lot easier to work from home when your child is going to day care across the street. >> reporter: for nearly a quarter of residents, the stress of commuting is nonexistent. they work from home thanks in part to gigabit internet with speeds 200 times faster than the orphanage use household. >> you can go to school here from pre-k all the way to graduate school without leaving the property in public education there. tease jobs here you know, great housing choices from apartments all the way through to multi-million dollar houses, so, you know, there really is
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something here for everybody. >> reporter: most people think of orlando, they think theme parks and lakes. >> yeah. >> reporter: are you looking to re-brand the city in a way? >> any place especially like orlando that's the most visited place on the globe. the success becomes, you know, something that sometimes can overshadow other things, so we're not looking to take away from any of that. i think what we're doing is we're working on, you know, the other part, the second half of the story which is the university, education, jobs. >> reporter: families like the foots are participating in a multi-generational study that looks at the benefits of active lifestyles. that may p oe rean that lake gotten endorsements from big names in the health and wellness rounds. >> it correlates with everything inat happens in society, quality of leadership and social deepak chopra also visits the community for a health forum that brings industry leaders together each year. he also offers a customized
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version of his health app to lake nona residents. >> we're creating a city or community well-being, and this is happening now. it's futuristic, but i think this will be the trend everywhere. >> reporter: according to the global wellness institute, the international willness real estate industry was valued at $134 billion last year. the u.s. has been a pioneer with over 350 communities that resolve around reducing stress. the industry will likely grow to $180 billion globally by to -- by 2022. >> we invite people to come here. >> reporter: lake n ho na is cashing in on the trend of the soon-to-be built town center will boast 4,000 square feet of shopping, hotels, commerceals and entertainment space. for the foote family it's all the more reason to make themselves at home. >> i love living here. i love it, and i know it's been
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three and a half years and walk around and say this is the community we live in. we live 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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abraham lincoln is considered by many historians to be the finest president the united states has ever had. well, each year hundreds of thousands of visitors go to the lincoln presidential library and museum in springfield, illinois, but the people who run the museum say they are in financial straights and may soon have to start selling off some of their prized artifacts, even lincoln's top hats. adriannea diaz has that story. >> fourscore and seven years ago. >> reporter: at m conceed in liberty. >> reporter: abraham lincoln's leg. >> i that all men are created equal. >> reporter: is alive. >> it's amazing. >> reporter: but some of lincoln's most prized possessions are in peril. they may go to auction because
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of a historic debt. >> may i go in? >> please, do. >> reporter: illinois state historian sam wheeler let us into their high security vault. >> this is where we keep the greatest treasures that we have. >> reporter: treasures that could be sold include -- >> wow. >> reporter: lincoln's iconic hat. >> as people called out, good evening, mr. lincoln, he donned that cap. >> reporter: that's how you think the two marks are on the brim? >> yeah. from well worn fingerprints. >> reporter: and the gloves that were in his pocket that ill-fated night. >> that's his blood right there? >> reporter: oh, my goodness. >> here and here. i've seen people stand in front of the bloody gloves, stand in front of the stovepipe hat and they will weep. >> reporter: the museu nmo tn $o the loand he artts s ivate donations pour in. what do you say to folks who say that the organization shouldn't? >> we would encourage them to not view it as a bailout but
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rather as an opportunity to give back to the man who has done so much for us. >> reporter: is this part of the collection at risk? >> yes, this is. >> reporter: she says that the finance crisis is partly to blame because donations declined. >> somebody's got some explaining to do. >> reporter: that's not enough for tony leon, a lincoln buff who once sat on the board that oversaw the museum. >> we really don't have any serious accounting of how much they raise every year and how much they spend. >> reporter: do you think this has reached the level of a scandal? >> yes, i really do. >> reporter: was there any mismanag funds that led you to this mess? >> not any mismanagement of funds. >> reporter: if you're able to raise the money, how will you feel? >> oh, my god, it will be the scream that went around the world. >> and that's the overnight news for this wednesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others check back with you later for the morning news and, of course, "cbs this morning. "from the broadcast center in
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new york city, i'm jurika duncan. -- captions captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, june 27th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking overnight, a federal judge blocks the separation of migrant children and orders families to be reunited. >> why don't you leave my husband alone. another confrontation. more immigration protests. this time demonstrators get an angry response. and a security scare. jetblue passengers look on as police surround their plane.

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