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elite eight. all the action right here on kpix 5. brackets doing well? >> i think i have michigan going all the way. >> winning it all. >> the wolverines. >> breaking overnight, one winner will take home the third biggest lottery jackpot in u.s. history, $768 million. fand out where that ticket was sold. >> the jussie smollett case rages in chicago. see the evidence that police used to arrest him and hear the city's top prosecutor explain why dropping all charges was in her words a just outcome. >> one of r. kelly's accusers reveals herself for the first time only on "cbs this morning."
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lanita carter tells how the close friendship suddenly changed when the singer allegedly abused her. >> plus, video game players trained to be army strong. we follow the army's chief recruiter reaching out to the gamers to find the next generation of american soldiers. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eyeopener, your world in 90 second. >> our new attorney general bill barr, had he been there initially, this would not have happened. >> the president calls the fbi investigation treason. >> did you say maybe there wasn't a there there like i thought? >> oh, no. the investigation had to happen. >> after jussie smollett's attorney is firing back accusing chicago police of continuing a smear campaign against the actor. >> he is completely been robbed of the presumption of innocence. >> continued scrutiny over the boeing 737 max aircraft. lawmakers question the faa chief. >> the fact is the faa put tfox
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in charge of the henhouse. >> this is rainndom senseless a. >> two people dead and two others wounded. >> it doesn't matter who you with are. he was going to shoot you if he saw you. >> uk prime minister teresa may said she will step down if parliament backs her brexit deal. >> betsy devos is under fire for proposing cuts for the special olympics. >> it's paulappalling. >> he wants a pete of gritty. >> and all that matters. >> march madness resumes tonight with the sweet 16. >> there is one perfect bracket done. >> they said it couldn't nap monkeys filled out brackets and eventually there is a monkey that is like wait, why don't college athletes get paid? >> on "cbs this morning." >> that's elvis andrus using the baby shark tongsong as his walk
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music? >> baby shark as the walkout music. you know by the end of this game even the umpire is going to be like that's a strike -- that's a strike. >> it is a catchy song. i don't even have little kids in the house anymore and i find myself humming that song. >> it's annoysingly catching is what it is. >> more important, happy opening day. earliest opening day in history. startfeels early, it is. >> we're moving along for baby histk. hearingto "cbs this morning." shark.nd john are off. as you see, we're in good hands. anthony mason of "cbs this morning saturday" is us with. morning s say it like him. >> let's go mets. ts.all right. j we wait for the justice hpartment to decide how much of the mueller report we can see, a aw cbs news poll finds majority f americans want the document
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to be made public. that poll shows 77% want the specia special counsel's findings on russian election interference to be released only about one-third f all respondents believe that obert mueller cleared president tivity.f illegal activity. but that number includes about two-thirds of republicans. >> attorney general william barr used used the report to decide no one obstruct charged with obstruction of justice. the president praised him during an interview last night. >> our new attorney general bill greats a great gentleman. ars.ard about him for years. he's a great man. y, he been there initially this all would have not happened. beca because what has gone on there is just a disgrace to our country. >> however, barr and health and human opposedrvices secretary oppose ek toresident's move this week to try and get rid of obama care in the courts. major garrett is at the bhowhit house would the choice that threat tones split the gop and major democrats are viewing this
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as a big gift. >> president trump blindsided republicans who say they're not ready for a health care debate now and they wanted and expected the president to ride the wave for at least a day or two and not hand what they perceive to ical gifttical gift to ongressional democrats. >> we are going to be the republic republicans, the party of great health care. >> r a reporter: president trump th aided over a failed attempt ith a unified republican congress in 2017 vowed this time to terminate obamacare with or ob congre the new divided congress. ulesf the supreme court rules that obamacare is out, we will >> reporter:that's far better. >> reporter: the white house this week backed efforts to kill the the health care law in federal court. it expects the supreme court to decide the matter next summer. vice president mike pence's vi hief of staff said there is no health care backup plan now. teamthink you'll see secretary azar and the team come forward. months. >> reporter: the pivot from
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mueller to health care stunned blicans.ublicans. >> i'm very disappointed and vehemently opposed to the administration seeking to invalidate the entire affordable ca >> repor. ng with the administration targeting the law in court, epublicanscan argue and republicans now fear that voters should worry health care coverage for tens of millions is >> this at risk. >> this is the people's life and death. this is health care. its ridiculous. ongress waitix it. >> reporter: congress waits for the full mueller report which jerry nadler said was very learnedial in length suggesting more might be learned in the four page summary. the president called in to fox ne news last night. >> we're very happy about it. erywas a cloud. the finding was very, very strong. no collusion, no russia, no nothing. >> the mueller report in summary form confirms that risha
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interfered in the 2016 election and the attorney general has made it clear he will testify about that report "reasonably soon." another development we learned about yesterday, the special counsel's grand jury still up and running looking into the activities of an unnamed state gwned foreign entity, an interesting thread in a case that's had many. >> mainlior garrjor garrett. the fbi and justice department will review what he calls the outrageous jussie smollett case. to theollows an angry response to the dropping of all charges agai against the empire actor who was accused of staging a hate crime against himself. adriana diaz is in chicago following the continuing controversy. good morning. >> good morning. we spoke with one of smollett's attorneys who is outraged by city officials conducting what she calls a campaign against the actor p there is plenty of outranl to go around here in chicago. the mayor is still furious over
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the dropped charges and the top pr top prutor is doubling down. too.poke with her too. as calls for a federal investigation loom over the case chicago's tor jussie smollett, prosecus top prosecutor kim fox is defending her staff's de decision to drop charges against the "empire" actor. > the nature of this case suggests that he was eligible for an alternative prosecution. >> there's eligible and optional. you also could have moved forward and tried to go to trial to goim. >> we could have. >> referee: fox recused herself rtly the investigation shortly before smollett was charged in toruary because she spoke to one of his relatives after the incided incident. wantdidn't want knowing that that the investigation to have of thestions or doubts about my >> reporf the case. >> reporter: e-mails obtained by the chicago continue un show fox tried to get police to turn the investigation over to the fbi. after tina chen, a smollett chen, ariend and former chief of staff to first lady michelle
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obama reached out to fox with concerns from smollett's family about the police investigation. >> people come to me on cases regularly, regularly. sait doesn't add up. as i said yesterday, nothing nothin orre adds up. stunned br: chicago mayor still stunned by the decision to abandon charges against smollett hents a clearer resolution to the case. >> in the city of chicago deserve anz answer and they yeserve an answer about accountability and responsibility in the system. answer abo >> reporter: early tuesday, >> repor chicago police released documents outlining how they built what they considered an iron clad case. the 61-panges reveal details wh told police he hired them to help orchestrate a fake hate crime including giving hem $100 to purchase rope, masks and hats. according to one report, after tefrg before grained jury, one brother said it felt good that he told the truth.
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smollett claims a $3500 check was for fitness training. according to the documents, at their maximum rate of $50 per hour, that check would have paid or 70 one hour training ng.sions. smollett's legal team maintains highs or is innocent. >> other than the self serving statements by the two brothers, nothing actually connects jussie smollett to the attack. >> a former lawyer for the two brothers who were involved maintains their innocence. now minutes after chicago police released the detectives reports, they were ordered sealed by a judge. lawyers for the press filed motions to keep the documents from being destroyed and to make them public. still in t diaz, a lot of questions still in that case. i think she said it best at the beginning. there is enough outrage to go beginnin around. aroule on all sides are trying to figure out what is the real t what now everybody thinks there is story.o this story. --as the mayor said, it doesn't
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s thep. >> yeah. the investigation is certainly >> underway there. investeing is stepping up sfforts to convince airlines it claims to fly their 737 max 8 jets again but contentious hearings on capitol hill left unanswered questions about the grounded jets and whether the faa will change the way they tifyify planes as safe to fly. washington reagan national airport with more on this story. morni good morning to you. >> good morning. sena rator rs push the acting faa administrator about the cozy relationship between the agency .nd boeing. that is a system that is man dated by congress. the faa says if it had to approve new airplanes all on its own, it would require an additional staff of 10,000 new em employees at an additional cost of of $1.8 billion a year. > you don't think they should have been mandatory? >> reporter: senators demanded that w answers about how the boeing 737 max was approved to fly. in the hot seat, acting faa administrator promised the grounded max will return to the skies when it is deemed safe
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following two deadly crashes. ashes.. and international operators of the 737 max are relying on the faa to get it right. >> reporter: texas senator ted cruz said the hearing is just the beginning. cruz s be my hope is we will get the aires back in the air when we can be confident that they are safe and they're not endangering flying ty of the flying public. urpose of purpose of the investigation. the's the purpose of this hearing. >> you're not there yet i'm e nosing. g? no not remotely. i the 737 is a safe airplane. lane.porter: in washington hate, boeing hosted two 200 aff fr and staff from airlines changes it software changes it's make to being the 737 max. .oeing will also require additional pilot training. fleet captain roddy guthrie uttended the seminar. >> what they've done and what was xbland to us today in detail and are significant enhancements to the system. >> and boeing says the changes >> will essentially make it harder operatat controversial willstall system to operate. hat it doll is rely on two
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sensors instead of one. it will only activate once not pilotsdly and easier for the pilots to override it. also, boeing says it is adding a ldrning light to the cockpit know iould let pilots know if the censors were in disagreement or malfunctioning. that used to be an additional feature that cost around $80,000. >> safety is always important. whatever they need to do to figur it out. the flying public appreciate g public let's talk about the wow airline. we hear it shut down. what does that mean for people that have reservations with wow? >> wow is a discount carrier offering fares to europe from four u.s. silties for $100. this shutdown the strand thousands of flyers around the world. if you have a reservation, the your option is call the credit refundompany and fwet a refund that way. also if you're flying wow and counted hey will offer rescue fares. their discounted fares to get ave tome. you still have to come up with money out of your pocket.
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> wow not so wow today. otank you very much, chris. >> still ahead, the safety ll a headare optional. i don't understand why what the th thought process was there. it's not like you're paying extra for leather seats. >> or the towels. >> it is unbelievable. ore aguess we'll hear more about that in the investigation. >> seattle police are searching for the motive of a man that went on a deadly shooting rampage during rush hour in the city. the gunman shot at several drivers and tried to carjack multiple vehicles. two people were killed and two others were hurt. ooting possible shooting and a male running with a gun. ailunsuspecting drivers encountered a hail of gunfire around 4:00 p.m. >> i wast doesn't matter who you were, he was going to shoot you. withter a man carrying a handgun began shooting. >> i returned around and left. he was heading right for mechlt barely got out of there. r-olds close, real close. >> reporter: the 33-year-old
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began his rampage by shooting a 57-yea 57-year-old woman during a ca carjacking attempt. she ice sayvived. then police say he took aim at a city bus. .> this bus driver is a hero. >> reporter: the bus driver took all 12 passengers to safety after a bullet hit him in the t upt. eathe was age ble to put the bun reverse and back it up. >> repor >> reporter: the gunman moved on driver.her car and killed the triver. the suspect climbed into the victim's car and sped away. he shooter collided with illingr car killing the 70-year-old driver. after standoff, police dragged police d the wrecked car and took him into custody. >> this is, you know, scary r eing this kind of stuff happen theide your house. taken orter: the gunman was taken to the hospital after the wreck. for cbs this morning. closs wiapping survivor jamie clauss will be spared the trauma of testifying against her
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captor. that's because jake patterson pleaded guilty in wisconsin yesterday to abducting the 13-year-old teenager last october and to murdering her parents. he was here to show the emotional day in court. .> good morning. jake patterson told authorities he knew he wanted to kidnap jamie closs after he saw her getting off a school bus right near her house. the fact that he pleaded guilty means jamie is not going to have to testify in front of a jury an and relive the horror. >> jake patterson walked into he the courtroom with a smile. e appeared to acknowledge his family and then sat down to plead guilty. >> guilty. >> >> patterson admitted to kidnapping jamie closs last ctober and holding her captive. he admitted to killing her parents james and denise closs. t the attorneys say he rejected the ideas. him. heare was not at the hearing.
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her family was but they left wi without commenting. for nearly three months jamie's ryingpearance united thousands of people all trying to find asr. flinl, it was this 911 call that answered her family's prayers. >> i myi have a young lady at my she sayght now. she said her name is jayme closs. the attention turned to helping eliz her. 2002 ath smart kidnapped in poke and escaped nine months later spoke to people in closs he hometown about how they can elp jayme find a new normal. elizabeth smart said in a will bet, i'm grateful she and voidfamily will be able to avoid the challenges and distractions anrrounding the legal process entionn dedicate their time and attention to continuing to heal. just days after she was reunited, the healing process as going to be the sole focus. >> right now, the first step is surrounding her by love. making sure she's safe. she feels safe.
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>> patterson is scheduled to be self-defensed on may 24th. he's likely going to face life if frizz. wisconsin doesn't have the death penalty. as paterson is walking out of the courtroom, he appeared to turn to the gallery and say something. a producer couldn't make out what he said. according to the "star tribune," hopalked out mouthing the words "bye, jayme." >> david, thank you. lotte more exciting news, a is wy lottery winner in threesin is waking up very rich. three quarters of a billions the ti rich they are morning. seeticket with the powerball numbers you see on the screen, the third largest jackpot in u.s. history. it's an estimated $768,400,000. that would total about $477 theion. ticket ie that sold the winning ticket is in new berlin. h have more. r: good mong, nicky. >> good morning. news happy news, finally.
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♪ ♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning," here are three things you should know this morning. in a last-ditch effort to end the brexit deadlock british prime minister theresa may promised parliament she will resign if it backs her withdrawal plan. lawmakers might vote on may's plan again tomorrow after failing to pass any of their eight brexit options. if may's plan fails, parliament would have until april 12th to come up with an alternative or exit the european union without a deal. if may's deal passes, britain
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will leave the eu on may 22nd. >> education secretary betsy devos is back on capitol hill today to present her budget to a senate committee. she faces criticism for her proposal to eliminate nearly $18 million in special funding for special olympics. it makes up nearly 10% of the program's overall revenue. earlier this week, democratic representative mike pocan from wisconsin said 272,000 kids would be affected by this. devos defended the proposal saying the federal government cannot fund every worthy program particularly ones that enjoy robust support from private donations. the journal of pediatrics says the mother's diet affects child's risk of adhd symptoms. they checked for levels of two fatty acids which are usually ingested from vegetable oil or fish. higher levels of these acids were linked to an increased number of adhd children at age
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7. one of the anonymous accusers in r. kelly's case is speaking out publicly for the very first time. only on "cbs this morning," lanita carter described what led to the singer's arrest. kelly has pled not guilty to 10 counts of aggravated criminal abuse. good morning. >> lanita carter is the woman identified in the indictment as l.c., r. kelly's hairdresser. she was 24 years old at the time of the alleged sexual assault. we want to warn you, some of the details are very disturbing. >> i'm not ashamed of my past anymore. i'm not ashamed of what naysayers say. >> lanita carter says she braided r. kelly's hair for more than a year, but saw him as more than just a client. she also considered him like an older brother. she even stood up for the singer
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when he was arrested on child pornography charges in 2002. >> two words, perfect gentleman. i would tell people pray for him. pray for him. i do his hair. he is nothing like what they say. >> he had never propositioned you or asked you to do anything sexual before, but then this particular day what happened? >> february 18, 2003, i get a phone call to come down and do his hair. when he came to the room, and he asked me for a head massage, and i told him i didn't do massages. i laughed it off, and i didn't know he was for real. if i could change that day i wouldn't have been there. >> he pulled my -- my braid down by him and he said suck it for daddy, suck it for daddy, and i said no, and i did like this and he just started going -- he did it, like, six -- six times.
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carter says kelly stopped only after someone knocked on the door. he didn't open the door right away. he said fix your face. fix your mother [ bleep ] face. i knew that was my last day there. i went to the bathroom, and i grabbed the wall and it was a rose-colored towel and i wiped my face. i'm not dressed no type of way. i look at myself in the mirror. i'm not a beauty queen. i didn't perceive myself to be nothing more than just his hair braider and i kept thinking to myself why did this happen to me? >> you called the police the day that this happened? >> the exact day. they asked for my clothing, and i gave them my favorite tommy hilfiger shirt, and that's where they found dna evidence. >> dna evidence from r. kelly on your shirt. >> semen. >> at the time charges were not filed in carter's case.
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shauna ballicer who was then the lead sex crimes prosecutor has not responded to our multiple request for comment. >> celebrities are powerful. celebrities have support systems. i have no support system outside of my immediate family. >> reporter: ten months after the incident carter signed a $650,000 settlement in which kelly denied any wrongdoing and carter agreed to keep quiet. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: in 2009 kelly released a song about having sex with a woman who braids his hair. ♪ big fat braids ♪ >> that was one of the hairstyles that i was known for doing, that i never did on him. we were on the l-shaped couch when the incident happened. >> that song led to another confidential settlement. this time for $100,000. kelly again denied any wrongful conduct, but agreed to never
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perform the song or include it in future albums. ♪ >> reporter: in january, following the uproar sparked by the lifetime docuseries "surviving r. kelly" carter replied by a plea from kimberly fox for victims to call her office. >> we need witnesses and victims to have the courage to tell their stories. >> i'll be going on with my day, you turn on the news and here's another r. kelly victim. another r. kelly victim. another r. kelly victim. you just want to be there for them. >> did you see the interview that r. kelly did with gayle king in which he denied ever sexually assaulting a woman, ever sexually assaulting anyone under age. >> yes, i saw it. >> i'm fighting for my mother [ bleep ] life! you're all killing me with this! [ bleep ]. >> what did you feel when you were watching that? >> i feel it's a crime that he
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should be able to publicly tell the story to get on television and lie. >> did that embolden you to want to speak even more? >> yes. it's actually the reason that i'm here. >> kelly's defense attorney steve greenberg told "cbs this morning" these allegations were fully investigated by the police and prosecutors and a decision was made after evaluating all of the evidence, not to bring any charges. >> i know that i love myself today. i know that i don't care what anybody say about me. >> do you feel like this is a moment for you where you get to tell your truth and people will listen? >> this is a release. i've been carrying this since 2003. i don't want to be in the public, but this is my life. if i die tomorrow i know that i told the truth. >> we interviewed carter the day after her attorney michael avenatti was charged with embezzlement, extortion and
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other federal crimes. he continues to represent her. the cook county state's attorney declined to speak about carter's claim citing department policy against commenting on open cases. >> you can't help, but notice that she knows the exact date. >> she knows the details and she's been through a lot, not just with r. kelly allegedly, of course. she said there's so much more that she wants to talk about that she hopes she'll be able to talk about when there is a trial. >> jericka, as you said it was disturbing and stomach turning to hear the detail. it was very disturbing. you also said in the piece that she signed an agreement not to speak. how is she able to speak now? is she disregarding that? >> she's disregarding that agreement. it's a process for her. she heard the call from the state attorney and she saw the interview that you did with r. kelly and you know what? he gets to talk about what he says is his truth and i get to speak out. >> a lot of people are glad she's telling her truth, too.
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>> you hear so many times, time and time again, they ask, what did i do wrong? i'm not a beauty queen. >> you wonder why charges were not brought. >> thank you. facebook is extending its crackdown on banned hate speech to include white nationalism and white sprattism. ahead, why the social media giant says it needs to get better at stopping the spread of hate. you're watching "cbs this morning." >> teacher: let's turn in your science papers. >> tech vo: this teacher always puts her students first. >> student: i did mine on volcanoes. >> teacher: you did?! oh, i can't wait to read it. >> tech vo: so when she had auto glass damage... she chose safelite. with safelite, she could see exactly when we'd be there. >> teacher: you must be pascal. >> tech: yes ma'am. >> tech vo: saving her time... [honk, honk] >> kids: bye! >> tech vo: ...so she can save the science project. >> kids: whoa! >> kids vo: ♪ safelite repair, safelite replace ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ children hurt and hear them crying ♪ ♪ when you practice what you preach ♪ >> facebook is broadening its definition of banned hate speech and taking action against white nationalism and white separatism. the social media giant said yesterday that those concepts are linked to organized hate groups and, quote, have no place on our services. facebook had previously banned the post endorsing white supremacy. jeff begay shows us how facebook made the change after months of pressure from civil rights groups. >> reporter: less than two weeks after a white supremacist live streamed his deadly attack at a
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new zealand mosque. facebook hopes his new policy will help prevent the promotion of hate. >> it falls within the community guidelines of hate speech and nevertheless, it's positive clarification has been made. >> reporter: starting next week, facebook and instagram will ban praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism saying it's clear that these concepts are deeply linked to organized hate groups. civil rights attorney kristen clark. >> there was a huge, gaping hole that allowed violent, white supremacists and neo-nazis and racists to exploit the facebook platform. >> self-avowed white nationalists used facebook to unite the right rally in charlottesville where james fields rammed down and killed a counter protester in 2017. he pled guilty to committing a hate crime wednesday.
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facebook says it has been cracking down on hate speech. last year it says it took action on nearly 8 million pieces of content that violated its rules. >> the volume need not stop them from doing their job and doing their part to make sure that they're standing up to hate. >> on wednesday, facebook acknowledged that it needs to get better and faster at finding and removing hate from its platforms. it says the artificial intelligence it uses to find material from terrorist groups will now be used for a broad range of hate groups. youtube also prohibit violent and hateful content. >> it is so critical that we get facebook and other companies across the tech sector to do their part. we must hold them accountable. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning" jeff pegues, washington. >> anything we can do to tone it down. thank you, facebook. the message of unity after
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[ laughter ] >> i'm still bothered by the space suit-gate. >> it is odd. i'm glad stephen's making a joke. you have one medium -- >> all the technology. get it together. i'm bianna golodryga with gayle king and anthony mason. john and norah are off. we do not know much of robert mueller's russia report will be made public. the latest cbs news poll shows a strong demand for it. 77% of americans we talked to think the full report should be released. >> our major garrett asked the president's personal attorney, jay sekulow, and rudy giuliani, about mr. trump's written responses to the special counsel robert mueller's questions. >> should the public see the answers? >> jay says yes, i say no. here's what i don't want -- maybe because i have run for office and am a politician. i always understood the president's desire. innocent people have this problem more than guilty people,
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they want to explain themselves. i didn't do it. how can i have any problem? you can have a problem because some prosecutors aren't fair. >> reporter: why don't you think -- >> because -- >> -- answers should become public? >> that's a decision -- >> i know. what do you think? >> those were negotiated, we negotiated how the response would be, pursuant to our negotiations. and the idea there at that point was that it was going to be information that they would use to make their determinations as to conduct. now, i'm not concerned about what's in them. >> house judiciary chairman jerry nadler said he was told by attorney general william barr the report will be released within weeks, not months. you can hear major's full interview with the president's lawyers tomorrow on his podcast, "the takeout," or watch on c b tomorrow night. >> a lot to hear. in "morning rounds," the fda is proposes the first changes to breast cancer screening in decades. it wants to require mammogram
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providers to notify women about their breast tissue density. half of women over the age of 40 have dense breasts. density can obscure cancer signs. it's an additional sign of breast cancer. we have more. knowing the breast density is very important is it seems. why is it not normally -- why is it something that we don't know? >> that's a great question. that's why we're educating about this. we have to understand the anatomy of the breast first. the breast is made up of lobules, the ducts that carry the milk, fibrous tissue and fat. depending on the ratio of the components will determine how dense your breasts are. if you have more fibrous conn t connective tissue, more dense. when you do a mammogram, the mammogram is an x-ray. so the fatty tissue looks dark and transparent. you can see through it very well and pick up on the bright white spots that might indicate a cancer, for example. the differences with dense breasts, that dense fibrous
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connected tissue and glands also looks white. it's very hard to differentiate between your normal dense breast fish a tissue and a cancer. it's like looking for a snowball in a snowstorm. you don't know without a mammogram. you can't tell by size our how firm. there is an increased risk of cancer with dense breasts because it's hard to pick up the cancer and there are innate characteristics. >> how significant -- significantly higher is the risk? >> it is higher. and so you know, we don't have necessarily percentages. women who have dense breasts may want to get further testing done. there was a woman who was -- who was a ph.d. who had a normal mammogram who about six weeks later was diagnosed with stage-three breast cancer. and she started an advocacy group called, you know, how dense are you essentially. are you dense? i think most women don't know. if they know, which is what the rule is proposing, they might ask their doctor for further
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screenings tests like an ultrasound or mri. the new rule would send a letter to women that says, you are low dense, you are high dense, this is a significant -- the significant was what it means. it's about empowering the patient. >> right now doctors are required to tell patients if they have higher breast dense at this time in three dozen states, right? that's going to be a national law. >> the hope is that this would be a law that would go through that, yes, would be a requirement. >> what causes it, and is there anything you can do to reduce it? >> some of it is genetic. you just need to predispose. some of it can be if you're on post menopausal hormone replacement therapy. if you never had children, had children at an older age, if you had a low bmi and in younger women we tend to see it. >> it's not like you can prevent it. if you have it, you have it. >> yes. >> definitely worth having a conversation with your doctor. >> absolutely worth discussing it. >> thank you. a group of teenage girls in maryland is fighting back after their male classmates circulated a list -- get this -- rating them by their appearance. the "washington post" first reported that the list was sent
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around begz chevy chase high school -- bethesda chevy chase high school. they were rated based on their looks. we show how the girls took matters into their own hands. good morning. >> reporter: they certainly did. good morning. we spoke to six senior girls from bethesda chevy chase. and some told us they were inspired by the me too movement. they say when they saw the list, they felt objectified and decided it was time to no longer accept the excuse that boys will be boys. >> i think that the female generation is always thinking what did i do to deserve this, and the where is we did not do anything. >> reporter: jane corcoran says see never wants another girl to feel the way she did when she saw her appearance rated on a list circulated by boys at her high school. >> in my head, i tried to push away the thoughts that, you know, like a number does not define me. and i put a -- put out a confident front. but it's really hard to think about, you know, why is this
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girl point -- a point better than me. >> reporter: and jane was not alone. 17 other girls appeared on the list, and some told us they also found themselves questioning their worth. >> when i saw the list, my initial reaction was just to feel kind of gross. >> reporter: so the girls decided to take action. >> a reason we're addressing there is because we don't want it to be normal anymore. >> reporter: they first took their concerns to administrators, but when they reportedly learned only one male student was being punished, they took it further, calling a meeting. >> the main focus on the meeting was not to patronize, not to point fingers, but it was rather to educate. >> reporter: the girls say more than 70 students showed up, including some of the boys who created and circulated the list. >> a lot of girls shared their personal experiences with the list and how it made them feel. and also experiences with misogyny and degradation and sexual objectification and
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sexual harassment. >> reporter: now the girls are hosting similar co-ed meetings regularly. next week they'll have an event on toxic masculinity and sexual violence. they've also spoken with younger students hoping to set a precedent. >> is it hurtful to see your name on a list with your classmates with a number next to it? of course it's hurtful. but i think what is more like -- more powerful is what we've done with our hurt. >> reporter: the school principal told us in a statement she is proud of the students who worked together to move forward from this incident. the "washington post" spoke to the boy who first created that list. it reports he is remorseful, agrees it is time for a change, and is grateful that the girls spoke up. in fact, he was in the meeting. >> such a mature, smart way to handle it, too. >> yeah. >> say we don't want to point fingers, we just want you to know this is hurtful. >> important to see how much damage it can do to somebody's state of mind. >> high school girls have enough to worry about. >> yeah. >> and it's not just in high school. >> true. >> also true. >> michelle, thank you. a woman in new york is
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♪ the u.s. army is looking beyond traditional recruiting ads as it tries to pitch itself to a new audience. gamers. nearly 75% of men under 30 and about half of young women say they play video games. the audience for competitive gaming also known as e sports is expected to rival the nfl by
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2022 with as many as 300 million people. only on "cbs this morning," tony dokoupil met with the anne-marie's new recruiting commander -- with the army's new recruiting commander about how he hopes to turn virtual fighters into real warriors. good morning. >> good morning. a lot of opinions about this. here's the back story -- last year the army missed its recruiting goal for the first time since 2005. two reasons for that -- strong economy, also the slow collapse of traditional recruiting like cold calls. so now uncle sam has a new ♪ >> at this soldout gaming convention in san antonio, people dressed up like their favorite characters, including more than a few make-believe soldiers. but there's one place where the uniforms were real. >> this is where they are.
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>> major general frank muth, head of the recruiting commands, is looking for the next generation of soldiers. is there something about what it takes to be a gamer and what you're looking for that overlaps? >> yes, decisionmaking, taking in information quickly and being able to make a decision, it's about teamwork. >> reporter: to help the mission, the army is putting together the first all-army e-sports team. more than 7,000 active duty soldiers are now competing for just 30 full-time petitions. playing games -- positions. playing games like "ta talcall duty," "fortnite," and "leave a legend." and hoping to compete in e-sports tournaments across the country. >> last year when we didn't make mission, we went to the recruiteders and say what can we do different. they said, first, we've got to get off the phones. nobody picks it up anymore. >> reporter: that what got major general matthuth say game on. it's like an old-fashioned ad
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but it is tucked into the flow of the gaming environment? >> yes. >> reporter: this is the setup that you would begin being able to begin a recruiting conversation? >> yeah. >> reporter: sergeant first class chris jones is leading the new recruiting effort. he says a lot of what he does is explain that the army isn't all boots and bullets. >> be not only in the infantry, but you could be in cyber. we have microbiologists. we have all of these different career fields that, you know, that's why we're here, to tell you about it. i'm going to give you the questions from a typical recruit. you've got to give me the answer. >> all right. >> reporter: can i have a dog? >> if you're a single soldier staying in the barracks, you cannot have a dog. >> reporter: can i have a car? >> if it's within your budget, yes. >> reporter: can i keep smoking marijuana in the military? >> no. currently that is not allowed. >> reporter: not each a little, not even on the weekends? >> correct. >> reporter: that may be a disqualifier for a lot of
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gamers. >> correct. >> reporter: gamers may not fit the old stereotype of america's soldier -- >> as much as i love my community, we're not as physically active as people want us to be. >> reporter: many welcome the army's new interest. >> i bet with the shooter games, it's a great segue for kids, they're like this is kinds of like the military. >> reporter: and maternal general muth -- major general muth says the army is being honest about the reality of combat. war is not a gauge. are you guiding people into -- not a game. are you guiding people into a career path that will get them killed? >> in the army there is a risk. if you look at the percentage in direct combat, it's a low percentage. there's a lot of jobs that you can do and military specialties that are not combat related. it's part of being in the army. it's part of serving. >> the army says the sports team should be able to compete by the summer. the other branches are also getting into gaming. the air force has sponsored tournaments, and the navy is engaging recruits with a new
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traveling similarity. i think a lot of opinions on this one. not sure where i come down. i want to hear what you think. >> you said there are some jobs in the army -- >> 30 full-time jobs. >> like the guy who was sitting there -- >> yes. they looked very happy. >> it's controversial in some communities for recruiters to go into high schools. >> yeah. >> these are recruiters going into bedrooms through the headsets. >> they're keeping up with the times. >> that's the way to get to them for sure. >> very true. >> i found your questions about marijuana very interesting, tony. i was wondering were you ask ei for a friend? >> there's an overlap in the gaming world. ahead, how to tackle a problem that many of us are familiar with, it's called procrastination. hello, my name is gayle. two people with solutions -- there they are, laura vanderkam. hello, laura. in the red. and -- in the purple, rather. and charlotte lieberman in the red. they're in the green room. they will explain how you can stop delaying the task. you're watching "cbs this morning." we thank you for that. we'll be right back. a nasty col, take dayquil severe with vicks vapocool. (acapella) whoa! (vo) and vaporize it with an intense rush of vicks vapors.
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green clothes are helping turn around one struggling new jersey high school. ahead, "a more perfect union" shows how a principal is helping students exceeds with i'm kenny choi. healdsburg police investigating a homicide this morning. they say that one person was found dead in the 1600 block of canyon run last night. no word of any suspects. more than 1,000 workers are set to be laid off in silicon valley according to the employment development department. s.a.p. laying off 446 employees. oracle, 352. paypal, 183. thin film electronics and instacart also sent notices. at levi's stadium a new battle between the 49ers and santa clara. the app reports official
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overseeing the stadium are looking into a more than $643,000 floor maintenance build. the city says it did not approve it. ews updates throughout the day on your favo rite platforms, including our website, kpix.com. day on your favo rite platforms, including our website, kpix.com.
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checking roads right now, the good news is this major traffic trouble spot we have been following out of the hot spot at moody curve is out of lanes. but the damage is done. it was southbound as you work your way through there. we have delays in both directions now northbound still slow coming away from the
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summit. so give yourself some extra time until everything recovers through there. we are starting to recover a bit at the bay bridge. metering lights are on. still backed up into the maze for that 580 and eastshore freeway proach. but seeing some improvement especially for carpool users. the san mateo bridge still a busy ride as you work your way across the span. give yourself about 25 minutes to travel between 880 and 101. southbound 880 slows through hayward. and slow spots here on the richmond/san rafael bridge near the toll plaza. tracking scattered showers on hi-def doppler this morning. so a heavy rain, especially for parts of the north bay right over santa rosa as well as for rohnert park, st. helena and a few showers from curtner, milpitas in the east foothills in the south bay. so weather headlines, scattered showers, sun breaks this afternoon. could see an isolated thunderstorm, but we'll see some sun, we'll see some showers fending where you are. all of us will see the sunshine through tomorrow. and a big warmup in store for us for the weekend. and a big warmup in store for us for the weekend.
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opening day of baseball season. hope springs eternal. >> yep. it's time to show some of the morning's headlines. the "washington post" reports the department of housing and urban development this morning accused facebook of housing discrimination. hud claims facebook's targeted advertising platform violates the fair housing act by restricting who can view housing ads. facebook told us they reached agreements with civil rights groups last week to change the way housing ads can be run on
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facebook. the "wall street journal" reports the u.s. ordered a chinese company to sell its stake in the dating app grindr. grindr is said to be the largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans people. beijing could use the data to blackmail individuals with security clearances. the chinese embassy did not respond to the "journal's" request for comment. grindsr also had no comment. "time" reports on a fake heiress who tricked her way into new york's social scene. the 28-year-old is charged with swindling people, luxury hotels, and businesses out of $275,000 over a ten-month period. sorokin's lawyer said she never intended to commit a crime and was easily seduced by glamor and glitz. okay. she faces up to 15 years in prison and possible deportation to germany. her story is reportedly being turned into a netflix series. of course it is. >> did they pay her for it? >> i hear prison ain't glamorous.
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>> no. the "washington post" also reports researchers say if you want to rescue a dog from overseas, it might be carrying a new strain of contagious disease. the humane society estimates more than 200,000 dogs are ordered on line and shipped to the u.s. each year from puppy mills. the dogs are not always immunized, and animal rescue organizations might not know if they have a virus like influenza or distemper. people are urged to consult with a veterinarian about how to treat and quarantine dogs. and "the new york times" looks at why so many of us are guilty of procrastination. the article says putting off a necessary project is not about laziness, it's a way of coping with challenging emotions and negative moods induced by certain tasks. the writer, charlotte lieberman, joining us with productivity expert, i like that job, laura vanderkam. she is the author of "the time management fabel juliet school of possibilities."
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little story about the power of priorities. good morning to you. charlotte, i want to begin with you. why do we procrastinate? are we prewired to do it? >> there's an element of evolution that's actually here which i think is fascinating. i mean, basically we're creatures of survival. if we're given a task, whatever it is, it might be cleaning a dirty bathroom, which is boring, arduous, it might be doing, you know, writing an article such as the one i did which i definitely procrastinated on. it induces anxiety. it might induce self-doubt. and those feelings are uncomfortable. a researcher i spoke with, tim pitchel, said that we all have this inner 6-year-old. the feeling that we feel is i don't want to do this. >> yeah. >> and that's -- that's really profound emotion. and we think of ourselves as being lazy, but i think there's a lot of comfort to be drawn from the fact that this is so universal. and -- >> it's so illogical. i remember having this discussion with my daughter sitting at the end of her bed when she wasn't doing her homework and explaining, i've done this, i can tell you where it ends, it's not --
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>> yeah. >> she said, but why did you do it? i said, i never figured that part out. >> right. >> just don't. but i mean, but why -- why are you punishing your future self for the present? >> well, because we like to feel good in the present. and you know, often as she was saying, it is about anxiety. it's really hard to try our best and still possibly fail at things. whereas if we put something off to the last minute, we know we didn't do our best. it's a little bit easier on the ego if we don't do our best work. >> you are a time management expert who was once late to your own time-management session. >> i was. >> there's irony there. i think you make time for things that are important to you. is that not true? >> it is so true. i mean, whenever we say i don't have time, we're really saying it's not a priority. >> yes. >> if something is important, you will make it happen. if somebody offers you something good that will make it rise up the priority list, you will make it happen. the joke -- i don't feel like
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dusting my blinds. if somebody offered to pay me $100,000 to dust my blinds -- >> i would figure out a way to do it. you give the great example, compare it to a broken hot water heater. about how we figure stuff out. >> yeah. well a lady who tracked her time for me once had a very busy week. and then her water heater breaks. there's water all over her basement. >> right. >> she finds seven hours to deal with this problem. if we'd asked her at the start of the week can you find seven hours to train for a triathlon, flow way we could find the time. but you have to. >> i was interested by you said it's an emotional thing. and that we shouldn't really beat ourselves up about this. >> i mean, i think those are -- there are two points that you're saying. the first part is it is emotional. i think your question about the future self, we are creatures of survival, as i said. and i think, you know, if you're being chased by a tiger, you're not thinking about preparing dinner that evening. you're dealing with what's right there. and that is fear, that is i got to get the heck out of here.
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similarly, we're actually wired to deal with the present problem. our brains aren't really thinking like i'm just dreading cleaning this bathroom. we're thinking like i feel kind of unsafe right now. and i don't want to do this. >> men are wired differently. i had this conversation with my stepdaughter in college. she and her roommate were preparing for a test. my stepdaughter studying throughout the week. the roommate crammed the night before. they both did well. are some better at performing under pressure last minute? >> i think more people think they're better at performing well under pressure at the last minute than actually are. and maybe it can work for a test sometimes if -- if it gets you to tune out instagram and all those things like that. but if you're trying to do creative work, for instance, leaving it to the last minute means you probably won't come up with all the different scenarios, you won't think about what can go wrong. whereas if you leave time to come back to it, you can do a better job. >> what's interesting to me is the vicious cycle that gets created. usually when you put something off, you feel bad about yourself, which makes you behavior badly further. and it just spirals down.
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and i remember in that conversation i had with my daughter, i said, if you just stop this, forgive yourself for kind of screwing up it all changes. but we still -- it's hard to get over that. >> the self-compassion you were writing about. >> yeah. there are thousands and thousands of studies about this. i mean, if we actually take a moment and say, you know, i -- i do this, i put my hands like on my heart a lot of the time and say, you know what, it's okay, and if i were talking to a friend, i wouldn't say, you know, you're such an idiot for putting off whatever it is -- >> give us one recommendation, one. >> start small. take some part of the project that you feel no resistance to doing. you're writing a report, maybe it's that you know you'll put one statistic in the middle. write it down. see how that feels, and probably that wasn't so bad. and maybe there's another quote you can put in. you don't feel so bad about that. and maybe there's something you think of in the middle, next thing you know, it's half done. you tricked yourself into it. >> procrastination is not something you outgrow. you deal with it throughout life. a human thing. >> yes. >> a human thing. >> laura, charlotte, thank you
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so much. good to have you here. >> thank you so much. >> on today's podcast, dr. dean ornish shares simple, healthy lifestyle tips from the book he co-authored called "undo it." find it wherever you like to go to hear your podcast. and ahead, a new jersey principal is inspiring success in the classroom without pen and paper. a very moving story. in our series "a more perfect union," how he is helping his students succeed by providing a basic necessity most people
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in our series "a more perfect union," we aim to show that what unites us as americans is far greater than what divides us. this morning, "cbs evening news" jeff glor brings the story of a principal who goes above and beyond to bring students together by meeting some of their most basic needs. >> reporter: oh, my sweet lord. acti akbar cook calls it the big room. the place he stores hundreds of donated bottles of laundry detergent, fabric softener, and dryer sheets inside west side high in newark, new jersey. >> we've gone getting community service help from around the state. >> reporter: the big room was a solution to a big problem. >> my kids weren't coming to
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school. good morning, what's up, baby, good morning. >> reporter: some of cook's kid, he calls them all his babies, weren't showing up because they were wearing dirthy clothes and getting bullied. >> i think we put the microscope on basic needs of kids like -- everyone wants the high test scores, everyone wants them to pbut if the kid don't feel confidence in just coming to school and being that person that we know they can be, then what are we doing? >> reporter: before you raised % the s.a.t. scores, how about giving somebody some clean clothes? >> there you go. fight for that baby the way you want them to fight on that test. the famous washers and dryers. >> reporter: today, west side has five commercial-grade washers and dryers. desean denny and brianna singleton use them all the time. >> when we first got it, i won't lie, i was scared to bring my clothes. when i went to cook, i asked can i use the land mat, he was like, no, you're going. we're a family in here, you can bring it any time you want. >> we have a test in two weeks --
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>> reporter: principal cook who grew up in newark also started a program called lights on. he opens his school from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. onnis from during the school year and three nights a week during the summer. >> 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. you're supposed to be home, doing homework, sleeping. >> that's not the case. my babies are taking care of younger siblings. parents have to take odd joseph biden or aren't there -- odd jobs or aren't there at all. >> reporter: they use the gym, enjoying warm meals. a long way from what west side was a few years ago. >> in this line of work, i have to feed it. if i lose, i could lose a kid's life. you have to just keep pounding the pavement. i'm not this genius. my babies came with a school, and i have to help navigate it. >> even though we're students, he treats us more like we're his child. we can come in with a bad day, we talk to him, he makes our day better. >> reporter: that's pretty cool. >> yes. it's dope. >> good morning, mr. cook -- >> good morning, how you doing?
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>> reporter: it might seem hard to believe that one person could clean up a school and a whole neighborhood, but in newark, the proof is in the principal. >> this is selfless work that we do. no one goes into education thinking they're going to get rich. >> reporter: you're not getting a medal at the end of the day. >> no, but i have a gold medal around my heart for the love the kids give back and the families and communities are taking it one step further. i can't -- you're giving my goosebumps, jeff. >> we're getting them here, too. >> gave us goosebumps. >> right? you can tell he's rooting for every kid. what inspired him? >> as educators in the family, his aunts were teachers. they drifted until -- he drifted until he found his calling. now it is 24/7. this is anything but a 9 to 5 job. he's there at night, on the weekends, thinking about the kids constantly. >> that must be huge. when you help a kid like that.
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>> that's the thing, he said, i didn't go into this to get rich. i go into it to be rewarded by helping kids and seeing how they succeed down the road. >> let's say this -- how many people have a gold medal around their heart and people to that? >> akbar cook does. >> he calls all the students his babies. >> yes. >> i liked that little gray patch, too. >> got a 20-year-old son, he calls his baby, too. >> if i was 20 i don't know how i'd feel. >> great story. thank you. >> good to see you againguys. >> we'll be right back. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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♪ the brightest stars right here at cbs news, we lost this week to leukemia, awe in a real our foreign editor for prime time, she delivered every day for every single broadcast in our news division in this building, including cbs this morning. 60 minutes sor respondent bill whitaker knew her well. joins us at the table to remember. good to have you here. >> good morning. anna was my friend, we went on many stories and adventures together. anna was the type of producer who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to bring viewers some of our very best reporting. she often made it look easy, and it rarely was. and losing anna has been
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difficult for all of us. >> reporter: in the field. >> cbs news. >> anna could flatter, could cajole, charm or intimidate her way into places we weren't supposed to go. >> anna, we're ready to roll. >> reporter: and obtain interviews no one else could get. >> hold on one second. >> a tenacious journalist, she negotiated an interview with el chapo's attorney and with the mexican marines who captured the notorious drug traffic ir, taking us inside the kingpin's escape houses and the tunnels that connected them. in her journeys she translated for presidents and citizens and sometimes spoke straight to our hearts. >> i think that the real language that's spoke tat that moment was the language of love. >> very happy to see you. >> she exposed the trafficking of children in the international adoption market. >> i am part of a 48-hour team
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good morning. if you are heading out and plan on taking 880, the nimitz freeway, plan on seeing some delays especially as you work your way north- and southbound out of hayward into fremont this morning. couple of things happening here. looks like we are getting word of a trouble spot northbound right at fremont boulevard. vehicle stuck in lanes. another stall also northbound 880 at thornton. the whole pocket there seeing a lot of brake lights as you work
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your way along the nimitz. another portion here, northbound 880 near the coliseum is easing up, slows down towards the bay bridge off the 880 overpass. southbound 880, looking okay here but again you will see brake lights as you head into hayward. and here's that traffic at the bay bridge. metering lights remain on. still slow on all approaches which includes 580 and the eastshore freeway. san mateo bridge still a little slow as you work your way across the span as well between hayward and foster city. 101 seeing brake lights through san mateo. mary? >> all right, thanks, gianna. i'm tracking some showers and also some sunshine and that will be the case through the day. unsettled weather across the bay area. so here's the north bay. you can see that heavy rain from calistoga, angwin as well as for st. helena, just getting a pouring right now. and also a few showers near novato, marinwood, san rafael, as well as for hercules. so your weather headlines, scattered showers, sun breaks this afternoon, could see an isolated thunderstorm, more sunshine though for tomorrow and into the weekend. a big warmup by saturday and
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