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>> a whole breakfast plan here. >> give me some food for breakfast this morning! have a great day. "cbs this morning" is coming up next. have a great thursday. "cbs this morning" is coming up next. have a great thursday. good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, march 14, 2019. welcome to "cbs this morning." the faa grounds boeing's newest 737 jet more than three days after the second crash of a max 8. we show you the new evidence behind the decision and how the move affects u.s. passengers. colorado declares a state of emergency after a monster blizzard makes travel nearly impossible. tens of thousands of homes are blacked out in the bitter cold. see how the bomb cyclone is rocking the region. breaking this morning, the democratic presidential race takes a new turn with beto o'rourke announcing he will run.
he says he is, quote, born to be in it. why he is going national after his texas campaign fell short. model, author and talk show host padma remembers coming to the u.s. at 5. surviving the worst in a revealing note to self. we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> 70 mile an hour wind gusts. totally insane. >> never have i seen anything like this. >> a deadly bomb cyclone. >> colorado's governor declared a state of emergency. >> it's heading east. >> oh, my god. >> president trump announcing that all boeing 737 max planes in the united states are grounded. >> the safety of the american people and all people is our paramount concern. >> paul manafort facing 7 1/2 years behind bars. a new set of criminal charges. tampered with witnesses,
lied to prosecutors. >> lori loughlin charged in a massive college admission cheating scam. >> every one of these people need to go to jail. every single one. >> beto o'rourke will run for president on the democratic side in 2020. >> scientists are warning about air pods. >> they could pose a cancer risk. >> better to untangle wires. >> all that -- >> a close call on the highway in canada. that plane nearly slamming into a truck. >> no one was hurt. >> nebraska beat rutgers in opting round of the big 10 tournament. >> nebraska's coach goes down hard. >> all that matters is there is facebook and instagram. issues logging in. >> i was forced to go outside to show polaroids of my lunch to show strangers on the street. >> president trump taking his feud with late night tv hosts back to twitter.
the hate on these shows is incredible and unwatchable. >> let me stop right there. the comedy i do is not one-sided. i can make fun of the president from every angel. . >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning". >> they got a big budget over there. they have at least one, two, three cameras. >> even a drone. >> after days of pressure, the u.s. is grounding all boeing 737 max planes. the aircraft involved in a deadly crash in wreath oethiopi. the faa ordered u.s. airlines to remove the jet from service temporarily. it gave no end date.
the decision followed bans in other countries. >> people were waiting for this decision. the faa says it's based on new information about the crash of an ethiopian boeing 737 max sunday that killed 157 people. the black boxes arrived in paris overnight for analysis. some of the grounded jets are parked there right now. >> reporter: good morning. all the planes will stay grounded indefinitely until the faa lifts this order. once this decision was made, the 72 max planes operated by u.s. airlines were told to stay where they were or finish their flight. from there, they will stay parked for the foreseeable future. that leaves the airlines scrambling to make up for the 280 flight s a day those flight handle. >> relieved to be on the ground. >> reporter: this woman landed in phoenix on a boeing 737 max.
her flight took off minutes before president trump announced the faa's decision to ground all 737 max planes nationwide. >> the safety of the american people and all people is our paramount concern. >> reporter: the u.s. was among the last of more than 40 countries to temporarily ban the max. federal regulators and airlines had been facing increasing pressure to ground the plane following sunday's deadly crash of flight 302. the second 737 max 8 to crash in less than five months. on tuesday, the faa said it had no basis to ground the max. on wednesday, the agency reversed course saying it received new satellite data that showed the flight track of flight 302 was similar to that of the lion air boeing 737 that crashed off of indonesia in october. both planes struggled to maintain altitude in the minutes after takeoff. evidence found at the crash scene in africa showed additional similarities. >> you are grounding a class of aircraft based on nothing but
political pressure. >> reporter: this former faa assistant administrator said they should have waited for data from the black boxes before making its decision. >> they have always been a very cooperative data driven group. and now that seems to have gone to the wayside. >> reporter: investigators have sent the black boxes to paris to be analyzed, nearly three days after they were recovered from the crash site. >> it's negligent in my view. >> reporter: this former ntsb investigator says the readout should have happened sooner. >> time is of the essence. the more you wait, the more you increase the exposure to a very specific hazard. >> reporter: yesterday, ethiopian investigators asked the germans to analyze the black boxes. they lacked necessary software. it was on to france. american airlines plans to ferry some of its planes back to its bases today. those flights will take place without passengers on board. boeing says it is still confident in the safety of the 737 max.
but supports the grounding out of an abundance of caution. >> we will feel better when we have answers. thank you very much, chris. breaking news in the 2020 presidential race where a fast rising democrat says he is running. former texas congressman beto o'rourke and his wife sent this message to supporters this morning. >> amy and i are happy to share i'm running to serve you as the next president of the united states of america. this is a defining moment of truth for this country and for every single one of us. >> o'rourke is the 13th democratic can't. he is launching his campaign with a three-day tour of iowa. the first state to vote in next year's campaign for the nomination. ed o'keefe is in iowa where o'rourke held his first event as a candidate. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're outside a coffee shop and art gallery where beto o'rourke kicked off his 2020 campaign telling this crowd it was his first visit to iowa. you might wonder why a
three-term texas congressman who lost a u.s. senate race last year would be so interesting. it's because when you talk to democratic voters and activists and the rival presidential campaigns across the country, one name keeps coming up, beto o'rourke. they see him as unpredictable and able to raise big money. here in iowa, a poll over the weekend put him in fifth place behind biden, who is set to join the race soon, and senators sanders, warren and harris. o'rourke loss to ted cruz last november was the closest margin in a u.s. senate race in texas since 1978. despite the defeat, o'rourke raised more than $80 million for his campaign, a record sum for a senate contest in this country. he did it in part by sharing virtually every moment of his campaign on social media. since leaving office, he has taken his followers along on an
appointment to the dentist. it was quite a reveal. back to new york. i know you have news related to this. >> you are right. as soon as this show is over, getting on a plane heading to cedar rapids, iowa. maybe i will see you on the road ater today. we will sit down with beto o'rourke in iowa for his only national tv interview about his decision to run for president. you can see that tomorrow, only on "cbs this morning." it will be interesting to be on. i remember on "60 minutes," he said i'm not running. it would not be good for my family. this was the time when he was running for the senate race in texas. >> they never pay price for that stuff. it's all the vice-presidential candidates. there's an old adage, your best day is the day you are announcing. he got a favorable profile" "vanity fair." he has had a glowing start.
campaigning are long, brutal and grim. it's going to be a long road. >> his voting record skewed more to the center than progressive. the internal debate within the party will continue. >> there's lots to discuss. a major winter storm described by meteorologists as a bomb cyclone is blasting parts of the country's midsection. powerful winds combine with snow are creating blizzard conditions. in colorado, the governor declared a state of emergency. an out of control car killed a trooper helping a stranded drie driver. 22 states are under alert for dangerous weather this morning. we have details of the extreme weather. >> reporter: this storm hit denver with rare intensity. look at this car. it was crushed by a tree during the hurricane force winds. this morning, thousands of people are still stranded here in denver as the denver airport
closed all of its runways for only the fourth time ever. a whiteout on colorado roads and interstates left traffic at a standstill. on i-76, winds pushed 18 wheelers around like toys. >> that semi slid into the other semi. >> reporter: more than 125 crashes in denver alone. officials shut down major interstates for driver safety. the storm slammed nebraska hard. drivers struggled to dig out of sn snowdrifts. a state trooper got stuck as she tried to rescue a stranded driver. the same system swept through texas with winds topping 80 miles an hour. a frightening scene as this semi was flipped and sent a tree through these homes. in new mexico, high winds blew freight cars off their tracks. in denver, airport workers
passed out blankets to stranded travellers forced to spend the night. by day's end, more than 1,300 flights were canceled. >> all the flights aren't going to fly out until friday or monday. >> reporter: what are you doing? >> we're waiting to see what our options are. >> reporter: power outages continue to be a big issue. currently, more than 100,000 people still in the dark in these bitterly cold temperatures. >> that damage is horrific. janet, thank you. the bomb cyclone is the strongest storm to hit western kansas in a century. loni quinn is here to explain why. good morning. >> reporter: the strength of a storm is measured by its central pressure. the lower the number, the stronger. the storm hit 968. by comparison, hurricane florence, 958. this is basically -- it's a snowy hurricane. it's a fact that it got as strong as it did in 24 hours,
that makes it a bomb cyclone. the center around nebraska and yet a severe risk for possibly tornados from michigan to alabama. talk about the ingredients. to get a storm, you need a few things. a clash of air masses. we have all this super dry desert air in red clashing with this moist gulf air in blue. you get a storm. that's just one reason the storm is so strong. the other reason is how well formed it is. typically, you will have a center of circulation at the ground, a center high up in the sky. the closer those two get to each other, the stronger the storm becomes. with this one, they are basically on top of each other. that creates a tunnel for air to rise. the faster, the stronger the storm. as that air rises, it pulls in air from surrounding areas. it's rushing down the rocky mountains. you get record setting wind gusts. snow is not that big with this storm. by denver standards, not much at all. 7.1 inches. maybe that's the fact that people are caught off guard.
it's the wind that's the key factor here. when it starts gusting over 35 miles per hour, we have had more than double that, visibility collapses. you can't see me. this is when you get a blizzard. this is what we have. >> he is okay. thank you. a student who allegedly benefits from the massive college admission scandal is speaking out. the son of a marketing executive said i was unset i was unknowingly involved in a scheme. the scam allegedly helped students get into eight top universities through cheating and bribery. usc in los angeles is one of the schools. carter evans is there and joins us. a lot of people saying, what were they thinking. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there are a growing number of resignations and apologies in the wake of this scandal. at the same time, lori loughlin, one of the parents accused, she appeared before a federal judge.
lori loughlin was released a $1 million bond wednesday and is due back in court later this month. >> remember, be yourself and talk to me like you would at home. >> reporter: she and her husband along with felicity huffman are among dozens of parents charged in connection with the estimated $25 million college admission scheme run by william singer. a hedge fund ceo arrested, stepped down from his position wednesday. according to court documents, he and his wife paid singer roughly half a million dollars to help their two daughters, his oldest who was admitted to georgetown, gloated about having a proctor sit side by side with her and fix her answers. >> she doesn't belong her. >> reporter: jane buckingham is accused of paying $50,000 for a proctor to take the a.c.t. test in place of her son jack. jack says, i have been advised
not to speak on matter. i take comfort in the fact that this might help finally cut down on money and wealth being such a heavy factor in college admissions. mark rydel faces fraught and d money laund eriering. >> i just want there to be a system that's fair to everyone. >> reporter: this ucla student says it will take drastic action to level the playing field. what would you like to see the school do? >> it would be fair for them to get their admission revoked because it's -- it shows you that the school is for integrity. >> reporter: here at usc, officials say they are reviewing each student associated with the alleged scheme on a case by case basis. as for those who are implicated who are applying for next year, they're going to be denied admission. >> cartcarter, thank you.
new yorkers are waking up to what could be the city's biggest mob boss in years. he was shot to death outside his home last night. the 53-year-old was thought to be the leader of the gambino crime family, one of the five that have run organized crime in the new york city area. we are following the investigation. >> units responding to shots fired. >> reporter: police swarm a home wednesday night after a man was gunned down outside and reportedly run over. >> we have a blue pickup. >> reporter: the head of the gambino crime family, he was believed to have had ties to the mafia in italy. cali was a man of influence and power by organized crime members in italy. in 2008, he was arrested in new york city with dozens of other mobsters and their associates. he pleaded guilty to extortion
and was released from prison in 2009. the man known as frankie boy reportedly took over as the gambino family boss. >> give us a drink. get them a drink. >> reporter: one of the most powerful crime families in the country, members of the gambino family were portrayed in films. in 1985, the crime boss was shot dead outside of a steakhouse. it was ordered by one of his associates, john gotti. the family became synonymous with gotti who took over. in 1992, when he was sentenced to life in prison for ordering a murder and other crimes, the family's influence waned. cali led the family quietly. with this murder, the family and
the mafia are back in the spotlight. police haven't made any arrests in cali's murder. it came the same day two family mobsters were acquitted in new york city. they reportedly claimed during the kriel th the trial that the mafia had been the trial that the mafia had been dismantled. >> i want to know what he did. to be continued. thank you. it's 7:19. time
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good morning. i'm anne makovec. airlines scrambling to rearrange flights for thousands of passengers now that a fleet of boeing 737s is grounded. earlier this morning, flightaware had 34 flights canceled at sfo. 20 at sjc. and 11 in oakland. although some were due to weather. today the man accused of murdering a san jose woman in her home last month makes his first court appearance. he is 24-year-old carlos carranza who was wanted by i.c.e.
metering lights are on at the bay bridge toll plaza. we are seeing our typical pattern this time of the morning. no accidents as you work your way on the bay bridge. but it is slow as you come out of the maze. we are seeing a little bit better conditions though if you are taking the carpool lanes this morning. all right. taking a look at your drive on the san mateo bridge, high wind advisory still in effect. slow ride as you work your way across the span heading into foster city. we have a slow and go ride, as well. we have some reports of debris in lanes at the toll plaza. clear and chilly conditions, temperatures in the 30s and in the 40s this morning. as we head through the afternoon, sunshine with mild daytime highs. seasonal high temperatures and we'll continue to warm up as we head through the rest of the weekend. location in the 60s this afternoon. rain next wednesday.
♪ ♪ ♪ i don't know what it is there's more information coming out about that big college admissions bribery scheme. it turns out parents were paying a middleman hundreds of thousands of dollars to create the illusion that their kids were athletes by photoshopping their kids' heads on to the bodies of athletes. if you're too lazy to pose for an actual picture with a jersey and a lacrosse stick, you really don't deserve to go to college. [ laughter ] >> i also can't believe nobody noticed this.
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. >> a maryland woman is taking inspiration from an oscar-winning movie to try to solve the decades-old murder mist reef her twin sister. 23-year-old college student jody le cornu was shot outside ballot nor in 1996. her sister hopes billboard ads will help find the killer. errol barnett is at one of the billboards in baltimore. errol, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. look, the busy road behind me is the point. you can see one of three billboards jenny carrieri has put up. she admits she's lost time with her husband and children because she's been so consumed with her twin's case and now she's willing to put up her inheritance to pay for a possible breakthrough. >> some of the pictures i can't even tell us apart. >> reporter: nobody knew her sister jody le cornu better than she did. >> it was out of character for
her. >> on i snowy march in 1996 le cornu went to a bar with friends after a fight with her boyfriend. around 4:00 a.m. she gave someone a ride home and made phone calls from a store parking lot. >> she never would have done that, to sit in a dark parking lot. >> reporter: according to police a witness at a gas station saw a man in a white bmw approach le cornu's car. the two spoke, but as le cornu began to drive away, the suspect shot her through the car's rear passenger window, severing her spine. le cornu then somehow drove across the street. >> when she stopped he drove up to her car and got out and i think she had died at that point. the witnesses said he reached over her body, put the car in park and took something out of it. >> reporter: with no leads, carrieri is desperate for answers. >> it's more than i've had for a while. >> reporter: inspired by the oscar-winning film three billboards outside missouri. >> will you keep the case in the public eye the better the chances of getting it solved.
>> carrieri is putting up her own. >> i put up three in the city. >> and offering $100,000 to anyone who can find her sister's killer. >> right now we're comfortable saying we don't have any leads. >> the corporal is with the police department. >> no fingerprint, no dna. >> i don't want to say what exactly evidence we have and what we don't have. >> the family is trying to put as much pressure as possible on you guys and on the public to get a break. >> but we want to be held accountable. any information that we do receive we are going to follow up on. >> reporter: carrieri solving her twin's murder means solving peace. >> if there is someone out there who has some information, what would you say to them? >> oh, just, please come forward. this is just ripping me apart. >> reporter: carrieri also tells us her family has sued to access the original autopsy and police report, but they've been unable
to view them. we've tried to access those document, but we are told by the state's attorneys office they cannot release them because this is still an active investigation. bianna? >> one thing is clear, she won't stop until she gets justice for her twin sister jody. we're wishing her all the best. errol, thank you. >> an american astronaut will try again to blast off from the international space station after an emergency landing in october. ahead what nick hague and his wife told us about him taking another ride on the same type of rocket. if you're on the go subscribe to the cbs this morning podcast and here are the top stories in less than 20 minutes. you're watching "cbs this morning." breathe freely fast, with vicks sinex. my congestion's gone. i can breathe again! ahhhh!
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cosmonaut landed safely. nasa announced hague would fly again and today is that day. mark strassman spoke to him and his wife. mark, good morning to you. >> good morning. turns out it was a faulty sensor that caused nick hague his original mission and temporarily grounded the soyuz program. when he rides on another soyuz he will fly with cosmonaut alexey ovchinin and christina koch for a seven-month stay aboard the space station. >> astronaut nick hague has learned all about the element of chance. >> i feel very fortunate to have a second opportunity and to be here today preparing for that second flight. >> his first soyuz flight, his first trip to space ran out of luck quickly. two minutes after launch, climbing at 4,000 miles per hour, one of the separating boosters slammed into the side of the main rocket and burst into a cloud of debris. >> and then all of a sudden there was this violent, shaking
side to side and the alarms going off and i see a red light that's lit up and it says that you've had an emergency with the booster. >> reporter: the abort system flung the crew capsule up and away, landing them safely. hague had this emotional reunion with his wife katie. >> you were supposed to go up for six months. you were back on earth in 20 minutes. >> yeah. you land on the ground and you walk away safe and you know, okay, i'm around, and i can give this another shot. >> did it flash through your mind that might have been my only shot? >> oh, absolutely. >> how high are you at this point? >> right at that edge of space. 50 miles. >> a crew member aboard the space station snapped this bittersweet photo. look closely. you can see the soyuz capsule just before gravity pulled it back down to earth. >> what goes through your mind when you look at that photo? >> life doesn't always work out the way you plan it, and more
often than not what defines you is how you bounce back from that. >> reporter: and this is that moment? >> yeah. >> reporter: on tuesday, a new soyuz rocket rolled out to the russian launchpad. hague doesn't think he's pushing his luck by flying in a machine that has already failed him once. after all, he's living proof its abort system works. >> any trepidation about going back up? >> i don't think so. not more than it was the first time. what we're doing up there on the space station every day, it's important, you know. we're trying to open humanity's eyes, discover new thing, make life bet or the ground and push further into the universe and so you accept the risk because you believe in what you're doing. >> the other member of team hague -- do you have any hesitation about it? >> not hesitation about him going again. >> nervous? >> i'm nervous. oh, yes. yes.
that's different. every little piece has to work perfectly, and it's scary to be the spouse and to watch it from the outside is very scary, but i agree with what nick said. this is an important mission, and i go back to that to help calm my back to that to help calm my nerves. will i be terrified when i'm watching it? yes. i'll be terrified. >> reporter: astronauts will always tell you that launches are hard or the spouses than on the crew. assuming all goes well on the ground this time on the ground, hague will be busy up there. next week he's scheduled to go on a space walk. >> as much as i like mark i really like katie. >> and i like the look between them. i remember that hug. that hug was so nice. >> she e-mailed me this morning, excited but nervous and keeps telling himself we've got this. >> he talked about space travel and opening humanity's eyes and
it surely does through the exploration, but the failure and his grace and their grace in handling the failure. that opens your eyes, too. >> and that shot. >> amazing. >> everyone in america is on team hague. >> exactly right, bianna. >> up next, a look at this morning's other headlines including how r. kelly is not getting help from a judge as he kind of like how you get 24/7 access to licensed agents with geico. hmm? yeah, you just go online,
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that pardon would not extend to the charges in new york. "the wall street journal" says the pentagon plans to develop two types of land-based missiles. they will not carry nuclear warheads. the news comes after the trump administration withdrew from a 1987 arms treaty with russia in february claiming moscow had violated the agreement by deploying a prohibited cruise missile. the pentagon's reported plans have sparked concerns that new weapons will accelerate an arms race with russia and china. cbs chicago station wbbm reports a judge refused to reduce r. kelly's child support payments. the singer spent three days in jail last week for failing to pay nearly $161,000 in overdue child support for three children. he was released after friends and family paid the money. yesterday he was back in court trying to have his $21,000 monthly child support payments reduced saying he is not working right now. "the new york times" says federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal
investigation of data sharing agreements. facebook struck with some of the largest tech companies. accord to the times, a grand jury in new york has subpoenaed records from two prominent smartphone and devices. the social media giant had sold personal user data to more than 150 companies including amazon and apple. facebook says it has phased out most of the partnerships and is cooperating with investigators. and reuters says the world's most -- most followed computer gamer known as ninja made $1 million for playing the game apex legends in the first few hours of its launch. reuters said the video game giant electronic arts paid 27-year-old tyler levins to livestream himself. the battle royale lifestyle computer game drew 29 million sign-ups in the first three days after its release. >> sounds like a dream job for
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, march 14th, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, the acting head of the faa on the decision to ground boeing's max jets more than threes days after one of them crashed in ethiopia and mark phillips in the south pacific searching for another aircraft carrier lost in world war ii. but first here's today's eye opener. >> the u.s. is grounding all boeing 737 max planes. the aircraft was involved in a deadly crash in ethiopia. >> that leaves the airlines scrambling to make up for the
280 flights a day those planes normally handle. >> when you talk to democratic voters and activists and of the rival presidential campaigns, one name keeps coming up, beto o'rourke. >> take a look at this car. it was crushed by a tree during those hurricane-force winds. >> it's a snowy hurricane, but it's a fact that it got as strong as it did in 24 hours. that makes it a bomb so clone. >> here at usc officials say they are reviewing each student associated with the alleged scheme and as for those applying next year, they will be denied admittance. >> paul manafort was sentenced to an additional three and a half years in prison on top of the four years he was sentenced to last week. >> minutes after his second sentence was handed down the manhattan district attorney hits him with 16 new charges, yeah. this time involving mortgage fraud. i know, it's crazy. more crimes so soon after the last one. paul manafort is the me, too
movement of crime. another one, another one, another one. >> i never saw paul manafort and medilla connection. the u.s. is grounding all boeing 737 max jets after investigators found similarities between two deadly crashes involving the aircraft in the past five months. the faa issued an emergency order airlines ordering them to stop fly the planes more than three days after crashing in ethiopia. >> in october 189 people were killed when a 737 max eight crashed in indonesia. kris van cleave is outside reagan national airport where he spoke to the acting faa
administrator. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, for three days the faa resisted calls and mounting pressure to ground the 737 maxine though a growing list of countries did just that. that all changed yesterday based on some new evidence that has surfaced this morning. we asked the faa acting administrator about the evidence linking potentially the two crashes and whether it was safe to keep the plane in the sky after the indonesia crash last october. >> the airplane pitched up and down at a point in the flight profile. that was the key, was establishing the point at which the pitchup and pitch down happened was very similar. >> there are people wondering if tens of thousands of americans a day were on an unsafe airplane, if we knew there was a soft fix fix needed it wasn't done. should have action have been taken in october or november of last year?
>> if it was an unsafe airplane it wouldn't be certified. we're confident in the safety of the airplane. what we don't know is there's a linkage between those two accidents, and now that we have the new evidence that suggests there very well may be, we grounded the airplanes to find the linkage. >> southwest, american, united all fly versions of the 737 max accounting for about 280 total flights a day. the airlines are working to rebook customers. they are waiving fees, but there will be cancellations because of this grounding order. boeing says it's confident in the safety of the max but does support the decision by the faa. boeing says it's out of an abundance of caution. >> there are millions of americans who support that decision, too. thank you. cbs news has learned the theft of thousands of gun parts from the atf is now the subject of a nationwide investigation. atf officials still do not know the full scope of the crime but say the stolen weapons pose a risk to public safety.
the guns and parts were supposed to be destroyed in a facility in west virginia. jeff pegues broke this story and joins us now from washington. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. atf officials say they have now recovered a significant number of stolen firearm parts and guns, but our sources are telling us there's many more left on the streets, and now lawmakers on capitol hill are demanding answers from the agency they want to know when atf leadership became aware of the theft of these weapons. investigators believe the guns and gun parts were stolen from this atf firearms disposal facility in martinsburg, west virginia. philadelphia police recovered a stolen part from an agent's glock handgun in early february. when atf officials ran a trace on the item, they discovered it should have been destroyed at the martinsburg facility, but it wasn't. officials then launched a criminal investigation determining that thousands of firearm parts, including guns and ammunition, had been stolen in what they believed was an
inside job. the thefts raised questions about how the atf secures weapons and ammunition that it's supposed to be destroying. michael sullivan is a former atf director. >> so i'm confident that the atf would say there's a failure in their process, a failure in the system. >> reporter: in a letter to the atf deputy director senators on the homeland security and governmental affairs committee asked the agency to turn over information on the theft. michigan senator gary peters, a top democrat on the committee, wrote the letter. >> there was a breach. these parts were able to get out and sold and that's something we can never tolerate. >> reporter: one arrest has been made so far in this investigation. police arrested a contractor who worked at that facility after finding a stolen pistol in his car. for now security has been stepped up at the west virginia facility and access in and out of the building is being controlled. gayle? >> all right. thank you, jeff. groups of students across america say they will skip class tomorrow for the first national
school strike over climate change. we've already seen similar demonstrations in europe and australia. tomorrow's protests are planned in more than 130 u.s. cities and about 90 countries worldwide. tony dokoupil talked with organizers about the organizers of the walkout and joins us at the table to discuss. good morning. >> this is expected to be a major protest, but it began with just a few teenagers on social media. they were reading about the worst case scenarios of climate change, and they came to a pretty logical conclusion. why keep going to school to prepare for a future that might not even exist? ♪ >> reporter: every friday as most kids hurry off to school, alexandria villasenor heads to the united nations. >> this will be a global problem and i decided this is best place to strike. >> reporter: the seventh grader plays hooky in hopes of pushing adults into action against global warming. what did your mom say when you
proposed the idea of not going to school on fridays? >> well, both of my parents were very supportive. i mean, they understand my point of view. >> reporter: no double take at all? >> well, they did start laugh crying, but i took that as a good sign. >> reporter: she's been doing it for more than three months, but it won't be a one-girl show come tomorrow. >> all 50 states will be striking that day. >> reporter: villasenor is co-founder and are calling for 100% renewable energy by 2030 and the three young women were inspired by a fewer. greta thunberg started her own fight outside of the parliament in stockholm. >> change is coming, whether you like it or not. >> reporter: since then she's taken her message directly to the united nations climate change conference another at the
cop 24. you're not mature enough to tell it like it is. even that burden you leave to us children. >> i was amazed because she put the world leaders in their place. she really pointed out that they are acting like children. >> i'll link you into all the e-mails, ago. >> reporter: haven coleman is organizing students from her home in colorado. >> it doesn't matter if we get thousands. it doesn't matter if we get hundreds. we're still influential, we're still powerful because a voice is a voice, and every voice has power. >> reporter: a lesson you don't always learn in a book in a fight that certainly won't be over tomorrow. >> if you could teach everybody one thing about what you've learned about climate change, what would it be? >> that a lot of world leaders and politicians have to start making decisions based on facts. they need to start listening to scientists, and they need to stop being bought off. >> reporter: and if they don't? >> if they don't, then you can
say good-bye to your life and your future. we will continue striking until the necessary actions are taken. we will not be stopping. >> reporter: and while can you argue with the tactics scientists have provided a pretty good sick note for the planet in the form of the latest international report on climate change. no more studying history. they are going to try to make it. >> do we point out that most of the leaders in that package were young girls. >> in fact, not only here in the u.s. but around the globe most of the leaders in this movement are women, young women. >> i like that. i like her thing about laugh/crying. >> yeah. >> and on a note that has nothing to do with the story, you know tony dokoupil is a good guy. anybody coming to work wearing his wife's socks that are teal. >> they are colorful. i picked them out in the dark. i don't want to the wake her. >> this is a real man. >> something you learn when we go into the green room. what is on your
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as we showed last month, deep sea explorers found the "uss hornet" in the south pacific earlier this year. the world war ii aircraft carrier was lost in battle in 1942. mark phillips was on board the research ship when the robot submarines discovered the wreck 3.5 miles below the ocean's surface. now we're learning the "uss hornet" was not the only ship located on that expedition. mark is in london with the n newest update for american naval history books. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, you know what they say about buses -- that you wait and wait for one, and then two come along at the same time. try that with aircraft carriers. >> should be able to see the instruments here -- >> reporter: we're 2.5 miles down, peering inside the cockpit of an avenge e er torpedo bombe
from the sunken carrier "uss wasp." it's not just a relic. it's a clue. where it lies, can the wasp itself be far away? the "wasp" had been part of the 1942 air and sea battle for the strategic south pacific island of guadalcanal. >> we got hit with torpedos. >> reporter: jim forester, 98 now, 21 years old on the "wasp" that day. >> imagine yourself lifted up out of your chair right now, and you had nothing to do with it. up you go. that's what happened. >> reporter: one of the torpedos had hit the fuel tanks. the ship was an inferno, 176 of her crew were dead, the rest ordered to abandon ship. >> grabbed the dollars and family jewels and -- >> reporter: jumped into the pacific? >> yes. >> here we go. >> reporter: the "wasp" has been
lost for almost 77 years, but the deep-water research vessel "petrol" has been combing the pacific looking for long-lost war wrecks. we recently watched mission leader rob kraft and his crew find another carrier, the "uss hornet." >> this is it. this is "hornet." >> reporter: this is "hornet." >> i saw where they had found the "hornet." i said, take a look on the other side, and you'll find the "wasp." >> reporter: almost like the searchers were listening. >> all righty. three, two, one, splash. >> reporter: we can now report the "petrol" crew have found the "wasp" on the other side of guadalcanal, more or less where jim forrester said it was. she was a near 2.5 miles down, so a mile less deep than "hornet." the "wasp" was harder to find because the research on where she sank was less clear.
you got to be good to be lucky. were you more lucky or more good? >> you know, we did our best in analyzing the data, coming up with the best possible sinking location for her. it turned out to be accurate. >> reporter: luck, skill, or a little of each. we showed jim forrester what they found. to him, it was more than an old wreck. >> it was home to me. >> reporter: more than just a ship, this was home to you for 2.5 years or so, wasn't it? >> yeah. >> reporter: we're looking at more than just a wreck there. we're looking at a war grave, as well. >> yeah. i lost two real good friends. they were probably down in the magazines where the bombs were stored. >> reporter: where they didn't stand a chance. >> the ultimate satisfaction is you get to see the humanity side of it, and, you know, bringing history to life. it starts as a technical exercise. >> reporter: absolutely. >> then becomes about people.
>> yeah it does. >> reporter: i wjim forrester w on to a navy career rising from enlisted plan to navy commander. sounds like you've been a pretty lucky guy all your life starting that day on the "wasp." >> well, it was "wasp" that did it for me. >> reporter: and now she's been found. the navy's latest memorial and war grave. a protected one. the exact location of the wrecks is kept secret by the navy and the people who find her just because they're trying to keep scavengers away. bianna? >> wow. mark, thank you. how much do we love jim forrester, right? 98 years young. >> he still has a vivid recollection. >> yep. >> nicely done. >> tons of stories to tell. coming up, a scandal rocks the kpop music scene. the rising number of allegations against top stars. you're watching "cbs this morning." i'm an ice cruncher. so i was excited about all-new colgate total.
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we are looking at the costly mistakes people make with their money in our "eye on money" series. j jill s lesinger in the gree good morning, it's 8:25. i'm kenny choi. today the man accused of murdering a san jose woman in her home last month will make his first court appearance. he has been identified as 24- year-old carlos eduardo carranza who is wanted by i.c.e. san francisco's st. dominic's church is making a plea for thieves to return its records after they made off with its massive 400-pound safe, inside $9,000 in gift cards for the needy and the church's irreplaceable sacramental records. santa clara county superior court is temporarily halting online payments for traffic
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the "reuters" news agency says south korea's kpop world is being rocked by sex scandals. police have questioned two stars earlier. a member of big bang is suspected for paying for prostitutes for foreign businessmen to entice investors. the performer says he's leaving the entertainment industry to fight the accusations. another singer admitted to sharing videos that he secretly took while having sex with women. and the "washington post" reports the national institutes of health and top scientists around the world called for a moratorium on gene-edited babies. it's in response to a chinese researcher who announced in november that he edited the dna of embryos of twin babies born in china. in a commentary yesterday, scientists say they are alarmed by, quote, rogue human experimentation using the genetic engineering technique known as crisper. this week in our "eye on money" series, we're looking into some of the costly mistakes people make with their finances. many families do not plan ahead
for the care of aging parents. the financial burden often falls on adult children. nearly three in ten americans with a parent 65 or older say they have helped their parents financially in the past year according to a 2014 survey. we spoke to jessica buday who has provided financial support to her 64-year-old father living in another state. i'm always saving. i know that it's important to save for retirement. as soon as you start working. >> reporter: 33-year-old jessica buday spends a lot of time planning for retirement. not just her own. >> sometimes it's a bit awkward because you feel like you're the child, it's now becoming more like a parent figure. >> reporter: after filing for bankruptcy several years ago, her father mike is rebuilding his finances. >> these days we're talking a lot about what his retirement might look like. there isn't going to be a substantial amount of retirement savings to live off of. so it will be kind of a fixed income situation. >> reporter: jessica, an only child of divorced parents, now
acts as a safety net for her father. >> if there were to be a major medical expense, that could be something where he would require some support. in the last year, he has purchased a condo, so i do provide some support to ensure the transaction could happen. it was the same if not cheaper than renting. >> reporter: jessica dipped into her own savings to help purchase the home. she and boyfriend sean factor in support like this when planning their own future. >> we don't know where we may have to make a big investment. it could be because of supporting a parent. it could be that we want to buy a home. maybe even because of past experience with my family we are more on the conservative side of our budget. >> cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger writes about caring for your aging parents in her book "the dumb things smart people do with their money: 13 ways to right your financial wrongs." she's also a certified financial planner. jill, good morning. jessica's worried about her father. you say you're worried about
jessica, why? >> i mean, i think she did an amazing job. she actually had a tough conversation with her dad to kind of figure out what's going on. she created a plan, she talked about renting versus buying. but i'm worried because now i'm thinking, well, wait a second, she used this money for her dad's condo. what about her own place of residence. what if she wants to buy, now she may be prevented from doing some things that she wanted to do because her dad needed help. >> it's her dad. >> it is her dad. and i want her to take care of them. if i could wind the clock back, i would have said, look, i know renting might be a little more expensive, but i would have rather had her kept the liquid, the extra money floating around. as she said, she might need it for him, she might need it for herself. >> having gone through this migrati myself, the medical expenses, they are kbroerdnary, and they -- extraordinary, expect you have to make choices about someone you love dearly and your pocketbook. >> yes. i think that the reason why we
want to raise this as an issue is that we want to foster conversations. because what you're trying to figure out is, hey, mom, dad, tell me how you're doing. are you living paycheck to paycheck? gayle and i were in the green room saying it's hard for parents to share that information. they may not come to you. you want to figure out what's going on, do they have an emergency reserve fund. what are they thinking about for their own housing. do they want to stay where they are? are they going to move in with you, are they going to maybe try to rent for a while. let's get this information out so we can all be prepared. both generations. >> why is it such an awkward conversation? i don't think parents want to ask their kids for help. and i think -- i was raised in a house that you don't discuss money with your parents. >> yeah. i think that this is a real issue because i think that there is a bit of shame around it because if i'm the parent, i don't want to put that burden on my kid. on the other hand as a child, you don't want to be seen as kind of nudging your parents. so what i say is you've got to
have these conversations no matter what. we want to reveal the information. we want you to be transparent. we want you to get the -- the bottom line. what can we do to actually prepare for this. if you don't know how to start this conversation, the best thing -- >> give me a script. >> exactly. here's what you do -- you say, i was watching "cbs this morning," and an interesting segment about this. you use that as a trigger or say something about someone you know. hey, my friend's mom just moved in. you might say, it's tax season, how did you do in the tax season? how are you doing? >> and jill, how stark should one be in these conversations? because i mean, you don't want to go all the way to, you know, when you're in a nursing home are going to be okay sharing a room? i mean, it can get brutal pretty fast. >> yes. i think that the first way to have the conversation is to know that you're having a conversation, but you can't be judgmental. you don't want your parents to be judgmental about you. you open the door, you have a conversation. you nudge it open. then once it's open, you don't
push too far. again, what are you trying to figure out? how are you doing day to day? what do you have in that emergency reserve? and by the way, what are your plans going forward. if they push back, guess what -- don't go there. the door is now open a tiny bit, you can walk through when necessary. be kind to one another. this is really tough stuff. >> kindness always works. you say retirees make common financial mistakes that impact their kids. what are you talking about? >> one thing i think is incredibly important, that there are a lot of people who are just putting their homes in their kids' names. this can be very dangerous. there are tax consequences to doing this. a lot of people are doing it without their kids knowing. so before you make a big financial decision like i'm just going to put the house in my kid's name, make sure you talk to somebody. get some third party to help you out. >> i will say, jessica is lucky to have a boyfriend like sean to help her father out. he's a keeper. >> yeah. jill, thank you. >> if you have questions about
making a plan to care for your aging parents, head over to "cbs this morning" facebook page and jill will answer some of those questions. if you have been misled by past financial advice or bought a home when you should have rented, consider sharing your story to help other viewers. you can find a submission form at cbsnews.com/costlymistakes. padma lakshmi, "top chef," is opening up about her difficult journey to success. in our ongoing series "note to self," she writes a deeply personal letter to her younger self about the hardships that she overcame and why she turned to cooking. she's you know when you're at ross
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became a supermodel and actor. in her "note to self," she opens up about the deeply personal challenges she faced from adolescence to adult hood. we met her at the make believe lounge at 60 les hotel in new york city. >> hey, pads. you're smiling. but i know you're scared. you haven't seen your parents for half of your young liv, and you're 5. you've already crossed continents by yourself, coming to america to rejoin mom and make a new life here. don't worry, you'll make it. you will get to college. in spite of a car wreck that leaves your body badly broken and scarred. freshman year, you'll be told you don't belong because after months of being together, your
first real boyfriend tells you his parents won't approve of you, you'll be devastated. it's his failing, not yours. you'll find your way to europe. for the first time, you'll feel that being other is okay, a good thing even. you'll see that brown is beautiful. scars and all. back in america, there are many brown and black faces, yet you'll always feel like an outsider looking in. for years, you'll try to fit into the standards others set for you because you want to belong. belonging or finding some haven, this will be the theme of your life, girl. you'll be a no mad. and while this may feel like exile, it will gain you the knowledge for your life's work.
you'll seek shelter, girl, in the most unlikely places until you realize that the best roof over your head is the one you build with your own convictions. your voice, it won't be heard by those who are supposed to love and protect you. at age 7, you will be molested. you will use words to call it out, but you will think those words don't matter because life will go on as if nothing happened. the sovereignty of your body will be violated again. you will be raped at 16. by then you'll be silenced into submission, and it will take you decades to find your voice. but you, you bury all that somewhere deep. you'll chisel a life for
yourself out of thin air and carry on as if nothing ever happened. you're resilient, though i know you're hurting inside. just like your mother before you. but watching her, you learn a lot. it comes really easily to you, and the kitchen has always been your happy place. in fact, you don't know it yet, but you're actual career will be about tasting the world. you'll write books about food and how to be wholly nourished. >> hi, i'm padma lakshmi -- >> you'll have various tv shows all over the world. one show called "top chef" -- >> "top chef" is back. >> the competition that shows what really goes on behind the kitchen door will change the way
americans think about food. this show will be a success. >> the three of you had our least favorite dishes -- >> you'll realize along the way you are a value. >> pack your bags and go. >> pads, you won't just survive, you'll flourish. but there are some serious bumps in the road. wom womanhood comes with a handicap you won't understand. the uterine disorder endometriosis affects every aspect of your life, but you meet a doctor and he saves you. he'll encourage you to use your words, and together you'll start a women's health foundation changing the way the illness is known globally. when the pain has finally
receded, you begin to understand your voice matters. life has a plan for you. one day a songbird will flutter in your belly, and life anew. you'll be a mom, and your heart will burst with a happiness that you've never known or even thought possible. you'll see that this this is the belonging that you've always searched for your whole life. you will finally know peace. you will finally exhale. you'll have many lives, little one. and though the journey feels long, it's really just begun. everything will be all right. >> boy, i love that her nickname was pads. i didn't know that. it goes to show everybody has a story. when you look at all that she's been through and see her on "top
chef" and she's so in control and so beautiful and so to talented, you wouldn't think that she would have had all that happen to her. wow. >> to have been sexually violated twice in her life and come forward with that takes so much strength. what a role model for her daughter. >> so moving. maybe she is so compelling because she has that amazing strength. we just didn't know why, and now we do. >> very revealing and very personal. thank you, that was beautifully done. we'll be right back.
on today's "cbs this morning" podcast, singer grayson chance discussions how becoming a youtube sensation impacted his life. he looks back at his journey to create music and shares what inspired his new album "portraits" which drops tomorrow. you can listen to the podcast on any major podcast platform. and that will do it for us. once again, time flies.
good morning. a deadly deputy-involved shooting is under investigation in san leandro. this happened in a thrift store parking lot after deputies say a suspected shoplifter sped towards them in an suv. they shot and killed the male drive. no deputies were hurt. airlines are scrambling to rearrange flights for thousands of passengers now that a fleet of boeing 737s is grounded. earlier this morning, flightaware had 34 flights canceled at sfo, 20 at sjc and 11 at oakland. some were due to weather. and the exploratorium in
san francisco is celebrating pi day today. guest speakers will break down all things pi starting at 10 a.m. at 2 p.m. a band will play music and, of course, there will be actually pie. the event was founded at the museum 31 years ago. ews updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms, including our website, kpix.com.
richmond/san rafael bridge. at one point both directions were completely shut down right at central for a grass fire reported in the area. looks like they have opened eastbound lanes. westbound though only one lane remains open. so you have some major delays there in both directions as a result. we'll zoom in a little bit here and you can see that closure in effect for that westbound side of 580 right at central. it will affect your drive along the eastshore freeway, as well. mary. thank you. hopefully you're enjoying the sunshine. we'll continue to see plenty of sun as we head through the next several days. here's what you can expect. clear skies, chilly temperatures, sunshine, mild conditions as we go through your thursday and warming up especially by the weekend. so daytime highs today, about 62 in san francisco. 63 in oakland. 64 in fremont. 66 in san jose. santa rosa as well as for napa. these daytime highs average. mild and seasonal for sure. rain next wednesday. day.
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