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check out this is shop one of our photographers driving in that traffic. >> good morning to our viewers in the west. it's tuesday, april 2nd, 2019. welcome to "cbs this morning." hundreds run for cover when a vigil for a murdered rap star turns violent. los angeles police name a suspect in the killing. how dramatic surveillance video could help track down the alleged killer. a white house whistleblower is warning about grave security risks, claiming the trump administration overruled security clearance denials. lawmakers decide today whether to issue subpoenas. what this could mean for the president and his senior officials. only on "cbs this morning," meredith watson tells her story of how virginia's lieutenant governor allegedly raped her in college, which he strongly denies. why she's sorry she didn't go public years ago.
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plus, the white house is pushing nasa to return to the moon in five years. we'll look back at the original space race and what we can learn from the first moon landing nearly 50 years ago. but we begin this morning wi loo at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> whoa. they're trampling people. >> absolutely chaotic. mass panic. >> chaos at a vigil for rapper nipsey hussle. >> the lapd has released the i.d. of the man suspected of shooting hussle. >> a whistleblower sounding the alarm on white house security clearances. >> she said 25 individuals received security clearances, in her view, improperly. >> i've been accused of all different types of things. they've all turned out to be false. >> president trump renews his threat to shut down the border. >> the department of homeland security said it may reassign up to 200 border officers. >> a second woman accuses vice
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president joe biden of inappropriate behavior. >> he put his hands around my head, and our noses touched. he rubbed noses. >> dueling d the jussie smollett case, decision to drop all charges. >> chicago has become the laughing stock of america. >> all that -- >> a reporter's act is going viral. >> she walked into the live shot. >> -- and that matters. >> if president trump does decide to close the border, it's estimated the u.s. would run out of avenue cocados in just three. >> that's the sound of yoga moms all over america freaking out right now. where will i get my healthy fat? >> on "cbs this morning." >> joe biden is on the defensive over his interactions with women. >> he leans down, smells my hair, and then plants this big,a >> ge the only peopleehind put their arms around you, smell your hair, and kiss your head are dead husbands teaching you pottery.
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♪ oh my life my darling ♪ >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota, let's go places. >> stephen colbert making a reference to the movie "ghost." i think he's raising a very good point. >> yeah, lots more to discuss on that this morning. >> kissing the hair, rubbing the nose. i don't know. at what point do we go, okay, enough? but that's not what we're hear to talk about. welcome to "cbs this morning." a manhunt is under way for thes this. the suspect in the smoothing death of nipsey hussle has been identified. the gunman is 29-year-old eric
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holder. >> the suspect's identity was released amid a st night. 19 people were hurt after witnesses say a fight broke out. the sound of shattered glass apparently led to a stampede. hundreds of people had gathered outside hussle's store, where he was gunned down seasoned. jamie yuccas is there. >> reporter: good morning. police accuse holder of shooting nipsey hussle and two other men who survived. as many as 400 people gathered for a memorial when suddenly panic erupted. for most of monday, a vigil for nipsey hussle had been bapeacef, but shortly after 8:00 p.m., something caused the crowd to panic. >> all units. >> reporter: most of the 19 people injured were caught up in the stampede that followed. many were treated at the scene. two patients are in critical condition. one hit by a car and another
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with what officials are calling a penetrating traumatic injury. police say some in the crowd resisted orders to disperse. >> while we were clearing the area, there were rocks and bottles being thrown at police officers. we have at least one officer that was injured tonight. >> reporter: people at the vigil honored nipsey hussle as more than a grammy nominated musician but also for the good he did for his south los angeles neighborhood. community leaders and fans said at memorials outside his clothing store where he was gunned down sunday. >> i'm heartbroken. he had a very positive message, and just shocked and disbelief. >> we lost a legend and a pillar of this community who loved us, who cared for us. >> reporter: surveillance video shows the moments leading up to nipsey hussle's murder on sunday. a man, whom police believe to be eric holder, approached nipsey. people scattered as shots are fired, and nipsey fell to the ground. police believe nipsey knew the
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shooter. >> this was not a chance encounter. we don't think that this was a sudden engagement. >> we want the community to turn nipsey's murderer in. to us, this is not being held accountable for your actions. >> reporter: police have not yet released a motive for sunday night's shooting. nipsey hussle did admit to gang ties as a teenager. we should learn more at a press conference here at the los angeles police department later on this morning. >> jamie yuccas, thank you. house oversight committee members are meeting right now to decide whether to subpoena senior trump administration officials over a whistleblower's claim. the issue is top-level security clearances, including those for the president's daughter, ivanka trump, and her husband, jared kushner, who are both presidential advisers. a long-time white house official says there are, quote, grave security risks, in the administration's process for security clearance applications. paula reid is at the white house
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following this story. paula, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that haover the past two years, the process for security clearance applications has not been handled in the best interest of national security. she says that senior officials routinely ignore red flags and grant staffers access to classified information. >> one day he said, i want to come down and i want to have peace in the middle east and i want to do criminal justice reform and i want to do all these wonderful things. and his life became extremely complex. >> reporter: president trump praised jared kushner shortly after news that congress might subpoena details surrounding his security clearance. kushner dodged questions about it in a rare interview last night. >> i've been accused of all different types of things, and all those things have turned out to be false. i disclosed all my holdings to the office of government ethics, and what i did with that is they told me what to divest, what to
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keep, what rules to follow. >> reporter: the president's daughter and son-in-law are among several prominent white house officials targeted by the house oversight committee as it. tricia newbold has worked in the white house the past 18 years. she said she and other career staffers denied security clearances for approximately 25 trump administration official, only to have those recommendations overturned. the 25 people were not named in the memo of newbold's testimony released monday by oversight chairman elijah cummings. >> now, the things that she has told us are shocking to the conscience. >> reporter: the testimony did reveal that staff denied the security clearance requests of two current senior white house officials who had disqualifying factors, including foreign influence and outside activities. but those concerns were overruled by senior officials. in a statement, republican jaim jordan accused democrats of releasing cherry-picked excerpts from newbold's interview, noting her 25 examples include
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nonpolitical officials, such as a gont custodian. the white house has not responded to these allegations, but newbold, who has dwarfism, says her superiors retaliated against her when she raised these concerns, including placing files high up where she can't reach. >> all right. thank you very much, paula. the department of homeland security may reassign up to 2,000 more officers to handle a surge of immigrant families entering the u.s. illegally through mexico. dhs secretary says, quote, the crisis at our border is worsening, and dhs will do everything in its power to end it. the potential shift of personnel follows president trump's threat to shut down the border with mexico. manuel bojorquez is at the border with more. >> reporter: good morning. you can see how early people start to cross here. thousands in either direction every day, going to school or work. a border shutdown would clearly
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have an immediate impact on the economy here. but the ripple effect could be felt across the country. >> you get a watermelon, oranges, cilantro, kancantaloup avocados. >> reporter: at junior's farmers market in houston, the newly opened family owned business gets more than half its produce from mexico. >> i feel like it could be a big impact on us. >> reporter: nearly half of all u.s. imported vegetables and 40% of the nation's imported fruit are grown in mexico. a border shutdown could threaten more than $611 billion in yearly cross-border trade and impact nearly 5 million jobs nationwide. >> hundreds of millions of dollars of exports to mexico are leaving this plant. >> reporter: jerry pacheco, the president of the border industrial association, took us to an industrial park in santa theresa, new mexico, near el paso to see businesses that rely on cross-border trade.
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>> you'd put a lot of people out of work, and that's americans, not mexicans. >> reporter: he says the impact of a border shutdown would be devastating. >> and not just here. the supply chains all the way back to the midwest, our auto industry, our ag industry would >> reporter: you're saying it would have a ripple effect. >> a nationwide and global effect. >> reporter: border patrol is on track for more than 100,000 apprehensions in march. the majority family units and unaccompanied minors. >> what that has effectively done is oversaturated the immigration system that was never designed to deal with this flow. >> reporter: dhs has released thousands of asylum seekers into the u.s. others have been sent to mexico to await their court hearings. the associated press is reporting the white house is now considering appointing a so-called immigration czar to oversee immigration policies across multiple federal agencies. >> manuel, thank you.
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former vice president joe biden has not responded to another claim that he touched a woman inappropriately. a woman who used to work for a connecticut congressman says biden rubbed his nose against hers at a fundraiser nearly ten years ago. ed o'keefe has more from a second woman to speak up about the likely presidential candidate. ed, good morning. >> good morning, john. amy says she met biden at a democratic party fundraiser in gren wit greenwich, krconnecticut, in 20. >> we took some pictures, and then he came over and put his hands around my head and pulled me in, and as he was doing that, i was like, okay, he's going to kiss me. i was like, am i okay with this? i don't know. am i okay with this? you know, what is he doing? then our noses touched. he rubbed noses. >> she says she's partly
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speaking out in support of lucy flores, the former nevada assemblywoman who's also accused biden of inappropriate behavior. both women say that nothing biden did was sexual in nature, but they say the former vice president made them feel uncomfortable and violated their personal space. a spokesman for biden didn't return requests for comment on this new specific allegation, but over the weekend, biden said in a statement that over his lifetime of campaigning, not once, never, did i believe i acted inappropriately. we have arrived at an important time when women feel they can and should relate their experiences, and men should pay attention and i will. on monday, house speaker nancy pelosi told reporters that the allegations should, quote, not at all disqualify biden from the presidential race. and at a forum for other already declared presidential candidates here in washington on monday, former housing secretary julian castro and senator amy klobuchar told us it's up to biden to determine what to do next. both said they'd never seen
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biden behave inappropriately at campaign events they attended with him. norah? >> all right, ed. thank you. it's interesting to hear the former vice president saying that these women's stories should be told, should be told in context. certainly the severity of which they allege these things. human contact happens on the political campaign trail and also in life. >> i think you have to look at the intention, too, behind it. i think that's why this is so hard for a lot of people. i've seen a lot of eye rolls about this -- about both of these incidents. i think you have to put it in, as you said, context and the intention behind it. >> there are very serious issues of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault. we've covered them on this show repeatedly. >> we'll continue to do so. >> absolutely. the parents of murdered new york jogger karina vetrano says justice has been served after a man was found guilty in her 2016 killing. >> we, the jury, find the defendant guilty. [ cheers and applause ] >> look at that.
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vetrano's family erupted in cheers after the verdict was read yesterday. the jury convicted 22-year-old sheinelle lewis. her body was found by her father in a park near her queens home after she went on a run alone. lewis' dna was found on the 30-year-old's body and cell phone. he faces up to life in prison. his attorney says lewis did not get a fair trial and they plan to appeal. we're learning new details about the death of a young georgia man who was shot after knocking on the wrong apartment door. 19-year-old omarion banks died early last friday in atlanta. 32-year-old darryn bynes is accused of the murder. >> reporter: good morning. bynes claims he was acting in self-defense. police say there was no
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confrontation and banks was simply walking away from an apartment he thought was his own when the shooting happened. >> my son is gone. you know, over an innocent mistake. >> reporter: lisajohnson, says son did nothing wrong. according to the police incident report, the suspect claims he believed someone was attempting to enter his home, so he grabbed his handgun and went on to his balcony. banks then started walking away and said he had the wrong apartment when bynes allegedly began swearing at him. bynes then claims the victim reached for something chrome in color, which he believed to be a gun, before firing. banks died on the scene with gunshot wounds to his neck and waist. >> how could you have that much evil in your heart and that much vengeance? >> reporter: banks hn on facetime his glfriend at the time. >> i hear him yell, and i heard all the fear in his voice. he was just -- i'm sorry, i'm at
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the wrong door. >> reporter: georgia is a stand your ground state, which means the law allows you to not retreat and use deadly force if you reasonably feel threatened. but police say banks did not have a weapon and do not believe he was arguing with the shooter. banks' mother called her son a bubbly kid who loved to laugh and have fun. >> i'm just hoping justice is served. my son died senseless. >> reporter: bynes' cousin says he was trying to protect his family because his truck was stolen last week. he's in jail and will be there until his court appearance, which is scheduled for sometime next week. if convicted on that murder charge, he faces life in prison or the death penalty. back to you. >> demarco morgan, thank you. investigators in north dakota are searching for a killer this morning after four bodies were found in what police call a multiple homicide. the victims, three men and a woman, were discovered at a business in mandan yesterday, just outside bismarck. their identity is unknown.
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police believe this is an isolated incident and there's no danger to the public. nearby businesses are being asked to review their security camera footage and report anything suspicious to the police. chicago's top prosecutor faces new fallout from the decision to drop 16 felony charges against actor jussie smollett. the city's police union held a rally yesterday calling for the ouster of cook county state attorney kim foxx. the union demanded smollett go on trial for allegedly faking a hatd crime against himself. >> there has to be accountability when people commit a crime. if it doesn't mean anything, then people are going to keep doing it. >> and at one point, the protestng officers were confronted by foxx's supporters, holding a counter rally across the street. >> we have all mostly white men here who are coming out against the first black woman state's
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attorney. i think this is what it's about. >> well, foxx says she's welcomed on locking up viole offenders and would welcome an outside review. >> intense feelings on both sides. i didn't look at it as white men coming after a black woman. i looked at it they were very upset about the decision that was made. >> agreed. >> that's people on both sides. >> agreed. amazon is cutting prices at its whole foods grocery chain. ahead, hundreds of items affected and how many shoppers are likel good tuesday morning to you. another day of shower activity. high depth doppler and you can see the receipt start. grab your rain jacket and umbrella as you head out. daytime highs cooler compared to yesterday, upper 50s to low to mid 60s. and scattered showers today. a few showers for tomorrow. scattered activity for your thursday and a rainy day on
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good morning. it is 7:26. i'm michelle griego. the ghostship trial is set to go after a judge blocked the case to get the trial dismissed or dismissed. harris are charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the deadly 2016 fire. an engineer accused of poisoning -- davis zoo is accused of trialing to kill his coworker by slipping the toxic substance into her water bottle, food and medicine. change or erupted in l.a. last night during a memorial to rapper nipsey hussle. 300 people started running at once and 19 people got hurt including one police officer. it's unclear what
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boeing is delaying the rollout by several weeks. u.s. measles cases hit the second highest level since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000. 400 confirmed cases. this is a big deal. it's half of the total measles cases in all of 2014. now the cdc says most people who contract measles have not been vaccinated. it can be spread through the air. amazon and whole foods are cutting prices with an emphasis on high quality produce. 500 products greens, tomatoes and fruits will be discounted. customers will save an average of 20%. the amazoned owned grocery chain increased prices in february. they issued a statement saying we will focus on lowering prices and bringing customers the quality they trust. on "cbs this morning,"
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hearing more from the women who accused lieutenant governor of virginia of sexual assault. they have never met. they want to testify in front of the virginia assembly against justin fairfax, second in line for the governor's seat. watson went public days of tyson. she claims fairfax assaulted and raped her in 2000 when they were students at duke university. some of the details she shared with us are disturbing. how did you know justin fairfax. >> we met at the end of my freshman year of college. we were very good friends. he was someone i trusted. during my junior year, one night, he invited me to come over to celebrate. he was nearing the end of his senior year and just wanted to hang out. i did not thinkthing of i because it was normal. it's something we had done tons
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and tons of times. >> it wasn't the first time you hung out together? >> no, it's not. >> you didn't feel you were in danger or worried? >> i was not worried at all. i completely trusted him. we were hanging out. everything was normal. at one point he left the room and when he came back in the room, he sort of said, blocking the door, imposing the way he walked in the room. he shut the door. it was like simultaneous, i heard the door click and the lights went off. >> click, like locking the door? >> mm-hmm. >> you think what? >> oh, no. what's about to happen? >> you became concerned? >> mm-hmm. um, and -- he did things that you shouldn't do to someone
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without their permission. >> mm-hmm. mm-hmm. >> i tried several times to get up and leave and -- was pushed back down. >> what happened? >> he forcibly sexually assaulted and raped me. i was not on the bed. initially, there was a couch. he pulled me over. i tried several times to get up and was pushed back down, held down. >> you made it clear, this is not what i want. >> it was very clear. >> because you know he is saying this night was consensual. >> if you have to hold someone down, it's not consensual. >> when it was over, was there a conversation? what did he say? what did you say? what did he do? >> there wasn't a conversation. i just wanted to get to a safe space. i just left. it was humiliated, so i left.
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i told my two closest friends. >> what did you tell your two closest friends? >> i believe i told them something really awful happened and i had been raped. i think i said that i was so humiliated i didn't want to talk about it anymore. >> did you tell them justin was the one who did that? >> i told them exactly who it was. >> how do you process that after it happens to you? >> it was a huge betrayal. he was my friend. i don't understand how you do that to somebody that you have been a friend to and has confided in you about things. i don't understand how you do that. >> what kind of things did you confide to him? >> he knew that the year prior that i had been raped by someone
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and that nothing was done about it. he was a very good friend to me, which is why i would never have expected anything like this from him. >> you had been candid you were sexual aassaulted by a duke basketball player. did you tell anyone about that? >> i did. it took a couple of weeks. i was -- i didn't really know how to respond when it first happened, but i did report it to an official at the university. >> the experts say that many times, if someone has been sexually assaulted, it happens again. you know, it's noten it's not an isolated incident. i think people looking at you say how could it happen to her twice in the same place at the same school? what do you say to that?
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>> i don't -- i don't really know what to say to that because i don't understand how someone can think because it happens once it can never happen again. i just don't understand -- i just don't understand that. >> mm-hmm. >> but, if you get in a car accident once in your life, will you never get in another car accident? no. you know, things happen. i did not ask for it to happen. >> you feel that justin betrayed you because you confided in him about that incident. >> yes. >> did you ever talk to him after he allegedly assaulted you, did you ever say, how could you do that to me, you were my friend? >> i did. one night, after it happened i was at a party on campus and he came. so, i went to leave, i left. he followed me out and was sort of following after me, calling after me. i was just running, trying to get away. i finally stopped and turned
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around. all i said to him was, why? why would dwrou that to me? and he said, i knew because of what happened to you last year, if i got you in the right situation, you would be too afraid of say or do anything about it. >> meredith, you hear that and think what? >> he knew what he was going to do that night when he to come over. >> in response to watson's allegations, fairfax took a polygraph test and supports his denial, according to information released by his team characterizing the results. a spokesperson says fairfax was
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truthful when he said he never had a conversation with meredith watson. the spokesperson says fairfax denies holding her down or preventing her from getting up from the alleged incident. duke tells cbs news they are reviewing policies and procedures whether they were activated and followed. as for watson's claim she was assaulted by a duke basketball player, the university said this in february, they first learned of that allegation when it appeared in the press that month. that duke basketball player is on record saying he did not sexually assault meredith watson. in the next half hour, she says why some won't believe her story and why she wishes she told it a long time ago. >> very compelling to hear her story. i wonder if lieutenant governor fairfax would publicly release
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the results of the polygraph. there's much more to the story. >> he says he's interested in having a conversation. we will see. a former hollywood stunt woman is talking out about an attack in military. she came under fire by american-made helicopters. she wants the trump administration to hold the egyptian government accountable. here are today's top stories in less than 20 minutes. you are watching "cbs this morning." to inspire confidence through style. ♪ i'm working to make connections of a different kind. ♪ i'm working for beauty that begins with nature. . . ♪ to treat every car like i treat mine. ♪ at adp we're designing a better way to work, so you can achieve what you're working for. ♪
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couldn't walk. >> reporter: corley badly injured said she laid there for nearly four hours calling out for rafael, he and 11 others died in the attack. >> there was blood everywhere. a and, the helicopters kept coming back and shooting at us. >> reporter: the helicopters were flown by the egyptian military and made by the united states. >> egypt has said that they thought i was a terrorist. >> for what reason, did they explain? >> i have no idea. we had no weapons. we had permits for each tourist destination. >> reporter: egypt's tourism ministry said the group was in an area off limits to tourists. the egyptian government offered each survivor $140,000 but corley is asking it to pay more than $14 million for the scars she bears on her body and others
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it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. a priest accused of sexually abusing a child will be in court. villa abused a teen boy in 2016 while working at saint john's catholic church in san marin zhou. the spillway at the oroville dam will be used for the first time since that fill area in 2017. the state is expected to release 10 to 20 cubic feet of work per second due to this latest storm. state water officials will conduct a survey of the season. officials are expected to find the snow pack at 160% of the average. we'll have news updates throughout the date on your favorite platforms including our
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it is wet right now in the south bay and that's making for some troubled spots. if you're headed into san jose or out of san jose, we're tracking several trouble spots for you right now. there's an accident northbound 87 at capital expressway. one lane blocked there. slowing things down at 13 miles an hour. and another one on northbound 85 and 87 and the right shoulder blocked but above 10 miles per hour. that makes your south bay drive times in the red. not looking great, so give yourself extra time as you head out the door in the south bay this morning, mary. thanks, emily. tracking the wet weather across the bay area. here's high depth doppler and you can see the locations getting the rain this morning, so zoom in, first of all for the san francisco area over the golden gate into san francisco. and for the east bay we go from berkeley, san leandro and looking at moderate to heavy rain. san ramon double and scattered showers for today and a few showers for wednesday.
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it's tuesday, april 2nd, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead only on "cbs this morning," the second woman to accuse virginia's lieutenant governor of sexual assault tells us questions about her past are not relevant to her story of what happened with justin fairfax. we take you back 50 years to the first moon landing to see how it still affects the space program today. first, here is today's eye opener at 8:00. the suspect has been identified by police in the shooting death of rapper and neighborhood activist nipsey 40 up to pay respects at the shooting scene when panic
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erupted. security clearance application process has not been handled in the best interest of national security. a border shutdown would have an immediate economic impact here, but the ripple effects could be felt across the country. darrell bynes claims he was acting in self-defense, now police say there was no confrontation and banks was simply walking away from an apartment he thought was his own. amy says she met biden at a democratic party fund-raiser. she describes what happened at the end of the evening. >> he put his hands around my head and pulled me in. the texas statehouse recently passed a bill to legalize lemonade stands run by children. i think this is a shame. i do. half the fun of buying lemonade from a kid's stand was the rush you got from breaking the law. i mean let's get this straight. the rest of the country legalizing marijuana, texas just now legalizing lemonade.
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well, as a texas girl, i'm proud of texas for finally coming along. >> i think it's good. you seem like the type to have a lemonade stand. >> i did have a lemonade stand, many a times. >> did you follow all applicable health codes. >> of course i did. i wore gloves when cutting lemons. >> no, you didn't. >> i know. i'm norah o'donnell with gayle king and john dickerson. bianna is off. house oversight committee voted to issue subpoenas investigating whether white house security clearances were granted despite major concerns. democrats want to get a deposition from former white house personal security director carl line. he was the supervisor of tricia knew bold who told the committee she helped deny clearances to about 25 trump administration officials including two senior
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white house aides, but the denials were overturned. she said the security ib use including foreign influence, conflicts of southwest and personal conduct. >> chairman elijah cummings september a letter to the white house asking for more information on several officials including the president's son-in-law, jared kushner, and daughter ivanka trump. republicans say democrats cherry picked experts from newbold's remarks. >> meredith watson telling the story after she revealed dr. vanessa tyson after she x sexlly assault watsimed he raped her in 2000 when they were both students at duke university. she and tyson say they have never met. justin fairfax denies their allegation, adamantly so. watson says the me too movement gave her hope her voice would finally be heard. she also believes her past is getting unfair attention. >> the thing you keep hearing
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from most men, certainly after the me too movement, is that a woman can make a charge and a man has no defense, and when we get into your word against his, why are you more credible than he is? >> i don't have anything to gain by coming forward. the only thing coming forward has done has invited criticism and chaos and scrutiny of me and put me under a microscope. it's been difficult enough what i've gone through the last 20 years. i didn't need this. but i had to tell the truth. >> because there have been published reports about an ex-boyfriend who took out a peace order, a form of a restraining order in the state of maryland. he claims you damaged his car, you threatened to commit suicide, that you held him hostage. and when you talk about your past being scrutinized, that is certainly something that's been brought up, that you have financial problems.
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you're involved in a messy relationship with the father of your daughter. how do you respond to those allegations? >> what does that have to do with what happened to me in 2000? i don't want to give breath to the smears that were put out, whether they're truth or lies. i don't want to give power to justin and what he's done and act like i have to defend myself. i don't have to defend myself because nothing in my life that happened after that night is relevant to what happened that night. >> you've written in t"the washington post", women of color who report rape know to expect a dismissive response characterized by an even greater disbelief and more abuse, if not complete and utter indifference. what did you mean by that? >> there's this expectation that we are supposed to protect our
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black men at all costs, and there's been this idea that black women -- i guess maybe because this has happened to us throughout history, that it's just something we're supposed to grin and bear and you keep it going. >> do you think these stories are different when black women bring these charges against black men? >> absolutely, because you're seen as betraying your race. you're seen as betraying black men. but there's no recognition that a black man has betrayed you. >> what is it that you want as you sit here today and you're sharing your story with us? >> i want some action from the virginia legislature. there's no amount of money that can ever compensate for what he did to me or what i live with every day. >> are you seeking money? >> no. >> you're not seeking money? >> no, no. i just want -- i want to support dr. tyson. i want the people of virginia to know the truth and i would like the virginia legislature to do the right thing.
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>> when you saw vanessa tyson's allegation, you thought what? >> i broke down into tears because i feel guilty. >> why do you feel guilty? >> it happened to her after it happened to me. and had i had the strength or the courage to say something in 2000, maybe it never would have happened to her. and i know the pain that she's had to live with since it happened. nobody should have to go through this. i feel awful. i feel awful. >> now, lieutenant governor fairfax categorically denies vanessa tyson and watkins' allegations. he says i am able to hear the
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pain they have expressed, a pain i hope they are able to resolve and heal from. however, because i never assaulted either dr. tyson or ms. watson, i know my actions cannot be the source of that pain. both watson and tyson are calling for an investigation. democrats have been negotiating with republicans on the terms for a potential hearing, but so far a date has not been set. they go into session again tomorrow and both women are hoping something will come of that. both of them say they want the hearing, instead of the investigation, because in many cases they say the results of the investigation can be kept private. they would like it to be in an open forum with all of them, including justin fairfax. they would like him to testify as well. >> i don't think we've ever seen anything like that, if that were to occur. incredible. >> right now in virginia both sides are pointing fingers at the other as to why this hearing hasn't happened. maybe now there will be some conversation about it. we'll see. >> a lot of pain.
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the trump administration is calling for americans to return to the moon in five years. ahead, the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing
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it is the stated policy of this administration and the united states of america to return america astronauts to the moon within the next five years. >> that was vice president, mike pence, last month, talking about the trump administration's goal for a return to the moon by 2024. this echoes a call made by president john f. kennedy in a
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1951 speech to congress. >> i believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal before this decade is out of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth. let it be clear -- >> kennedy's challenge, i'm getting goose bumps, set off putting a man on the moon. eight years later, 500 million people watched with neal arm strong and the apollo crew. >> one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. >> with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing in july, douglas brinkley shares the back story in "american ing to y'all. >> those are goose lumps. >> yeah, yeah. that's why we study history.
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it's an amazing story. it's different than the story today. does the administration have a shot the way john kennedy did? >> john kennedy with was a great salesperson for space. rice university, september 12, 1962, he gave that amazing speech. we choose to go to the moon, not because it's easy, but because it's hard. he tied it into the science education, math education, history of exploration, christopher clolumbus. pence is talking huntsville, which is good. it didn't have the tone. the trump administration will have to sell going back to the moon a little more vigorously than they have thus far. >> let me ask you this, kennedy had the cold war. how did that help, both in the specific space race, but more broadly and how does the lack of that affect politics today.
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>> the cold war is everything about going to the moon. in 1967, they put the satellite up and alarm bells ran all over america, we are losing space rates, satellites, icbms and a missile gap. the cheerleader of a missile gap is john f. kennedy. he built the missile gap that eisenhower was asleep at the wheel at a campaign pledge. hen he runs in 1960, he's talking space alarm. he tells nixon, in one of the debates you said the kitchen debate america is number one in appliances. i'll take my tv and black and white, thank you. i want to be number one in rocket thrust. >> what did he see that others didn't back then? how big of a sell was it? it costs a lot of money. >> 180 billion in today's dollars. >> 180 billion in today's dollars, a ton. what he saw, really, henc he be.
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then the soviets went to space, on kennedy's watch. then, kennedy, may 5, 1961, watched allen shepherd, the astronaut, mercury astronaut go up and down, tv ratings bonanza. kennedy noticed. television was his medium. every one of them, everybody would watch. kennedy starts identifying the astronauts as my space core, by elite kennedy astronauts. also, you know, fdr had the new deal, the dam and wpa bridges and the like. eisenhower built the interstate highway system, st. lawrence seaway. kennedy's infrastructure became high-tech, acknowledging corridors. my book talks about how the southern states started tracking
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all this nasa money, hundreds of millions of dlaollars, billions pouring into san antonio or huntsville, alabama for rocketry, north carolina for star watching. >> places that were important that kennedy needed. >> nasa canceled because they didn't have two medium sized space suits for women. shouldn't they talk about the first woman on the moon? >> absolutely. back in the day, edward of cbs fame was promoting an african-american or latino american because most of the world isn't white. we are sending only white astronauts up. what a big thing if america could put a non-white astronaut up. they didn't listen. all the mercury, gem nini and apollo astronauts were men.
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in mercury 13, they were trained in mexico. they passed every test with flying colors. great pilots. in the end, nasa said we are not going to put a woman into space. the soviets beat us. but we got sally in 1983. >> a new crop. >> now, women galore are entering. >> white men, as you know, are everywhere. it's good they are including other people. >> yes, they are including them. >> douglas brinkley, you have done it again. beautifully done. "american moon shot." so much we didn't talk about. that's a tease to read the book, right? it's on sale now. ahead, legal trouble for world famous magician david blaine. we'll explain. you are watching "cbs this morning." including nasal congestion, which most pills don't. and all from a gentle mist you can barely feel.
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good morning, it's 8:25. i'm kenny choi. the ghostship warehouse death is expected to -- derrick and max harris are charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter each for the deadly 2016 fire. a burky engineer accused of poisoning his coworker for more than a year will face a judge. zoo is accused of trying to kill his coworker by slipping the toxic substance cadmium into her water bottles and food and medicine. those trees -- they're going to get the ax to save a building nearby. residents unsuccessfully tried to convince city leaders to save the trees and the building. news updates
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good morning to you. we are tracking a troubled spot as you're headed out of the east bay on 24th. there's an accident and it's out of the roadway although there's debris on the roadway that's making it slow as you head westbound on 24th toward the city. further south, the 680, 580 interchange, another accident. the cars have been moved to the side, but fire is blocking one lane and multiple vehicle accident right there. speeds slow in both
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directions. 11 miles an hour. northbound, 22 miles an hour, southbound. taking a live look at this intersection. a lot of traffic, slow going in that direction. both directions this morning. mary. thanks emily. tracking scattered showers on high depth doppler this morning. a wet start to the day in many locations and the unsettled weather will continue through the week. an active weather pattern. let's show you high depth doppler and the showers stretching north over the richland valley into san francisco and the east bay we go from walnut creek, concord and danville, and the tri valley over san ramon. daytime highs cooler compared to yet. upper 50s to low 60s. a few showers tomorrow, and showers thursday and rainy day on friday. showers saturday. drier and sunnier
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's time to show you the headlines. the daily beast reports they are investigating allegations that magician david blain sexually assaulted two women. one said she was attacked by blaine inside his manhattan apartment in 1998. he has not been charged with a crime. >> he says he has no comments about this. he has not been approached by police. this news comes after another allegation of a sexual assault in london in 2004, which he also denies. they investigated the claim, but did not take action. the benchmark will vault 12
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her into the top tier of financial competitors. yesterday, pete buttigieg raised more than $7 million in his campaign. it's a significant sum for the mayor, who is not well known nationally a few months ago. the times reported elizabeth warren is trailing in early fund raising. her finance director resigned after warren said she would stop pursuing big donations. inside edition says deborah norville -- the two-time emmy winning anchor credited a sharp eye that saw a cancerous nodule in your neck. >> viewers comment on everything, hair, make up, the dress you are wearing. a long time ago, a viewer reached out to say she saw
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something on my neck. it was a lump. i never noticed it. >> the journalist will not need radiation or chemo. we wish her a speedy recovery. i love that a viewer saw this and decided to speak up and reach out. i would appreciate anybody who sees something to point it out. >> i should be clear, a health issue. >> we are all in this together. deborah norville is lovely. we wish her a speedy recovery. >> gayle will take nice notes. this morning, we are hearing from the -- >> you would, too, john. >> yes. my fragile ego is about to collapse. now this -- >> that got everybody a good laugh. back to the news. >> okay. this morning, we are hearing from the 61-year-old nebraska woman who gave birth to her own
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granddaughter after carrying the baby foron and >> uma louise was born last week. the parents are matthew and elliott. the conception was a family affair. >> reporter: in many ways, uma louise dougherty-eledge is typical, eats, sleeps and cries. the story behind her birth is far from ordinary. >> i love my mom. he loves his mother-in-law. finally got a grand kid around here. >> reporter: they went to extreme lengths. she not just the grandmother, she carried the newborn as a surrogate. >> always ask in reference, what are the chances of this. we don't have a textbook on a 61-year-old having a baby.
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>> reporter: the family ties don't stop there. >> when they wanted to start a family, i knew i wanted to help. her sister, leah was the egg donor and matthew donated the sperm. >> we wanted to be a family. it all kept happening in this beautiful sort of way. >> we didn't go in demanding, it has to be his sister or my mom. no, it was the other way. they were the ones that convinced us that this was a safe decision. >> reporter: grandmother cecile underwent numerous tests and hormone injections to guarantee she was healthy enough to be the surrogate. >> let the fun begin. >> reporter: she says it wasn't always easy to be pregnant at 61. >> i would have to keep visualizing, the day comes when i can deliver her a parents, thats am hored to give them. >> reporter: as for uma, her father says the unconventional
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process behind this miracle strengthened their family bond. >> i know this is a unique situation. i'm proud of thereativity, support and love that made this happen. i think she should feel special that it literally took a village to bring her into the world. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," meg oliver. >> that's right, it would take a village. you would do it in a heart beat for my children. nora? >> i would, too. not in my 60s. >> would you do it for your children? >> i can't say that. >> issa rae joined us at the table. the critically acclaimed hbo creator and executive" producer in her movieshis the a
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mobile when her boss wakes up as her 13-year-old self by "blackish" star. she thooz cover for her. >> i have to be you? i should dress the part and borrow some of your clothes. >> your body can't fit into my clothes. this is squats. this is pilates. >> that body looks like baby gob, gymboree, osh kosh b' gosh. >> i want to start with nipsey hussle. i now you all came from the same area. talk about what he means and why this is such a big loss. >> a devastating loss because he reinvest in the community by nd
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giving us black businesses, his store, he invested in coffee shops. he was passionate about making sure this remained ours. he cared about us when nobody else did. >> yeah. >> it was such a tragedy to lose him. he had so many, so many goals and was so respected, as you can see from the outpouring of love. you know, it's a true tragedy. >> i saw your tweet about him. the day, yesterday he was scheduled to meet with police about -related issues. he talked of being a former gang member and they took his life. normally, there's a silence. that's different this time. >> people want justice. they want justice to be served. everyone is feeling this loss, tremendously. i don't blame them.
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issa rae, we are glad you are here. let's talk about "little." the producer said this about you, i don't think there's anyone else that can deliver lines and throw shade in the nonchalant way she does. >> who said that? >> one of the film's producers. your timing is impeccable. >> he or she said i was shady. that's fine. >> the impact is throwing shade. >> do you relate to april at all? what did you enjoy about playing her? >> i enjoyed playing april because, i had been in acquisitions so long. i haven't been someone's assistant in a very long time. to play the assistant was fun. it was just, iin ggled and speao be able to internalize that.
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>> find a journey to find the voice was a pleasure to play. >> that's what the movie is about, finding your voice. how do you do that and what can i do? >> doing quite well with your voice. it's confidence. it takes a sense of knowing what you want to say. april, throughout the movie, just really wanted to be promoted. she has this wonderful idea. she is scared of rejection. she is scared of this verbal abuse. sometimes, as women in the workplace, you have to speak up for yourself and not expect to be rewarded automatically. >> right. you use comedy to deal with the fact her boss is a bully. >> yes. comedy is, as we have seen so much, the easiest medicine to e lelike, oh, okay. you are racist outright. they are like, how dare you. that's not true.
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if you joke, yeah, i am kinld of racist. >> yeah, if you think about it that way. >> i am so happy for your success, issa. i remember when the show was first starting, you said listen, it started as a blog about a black girl. here you are, awkward black girl no more on the cover of "essence" magazine. >> how can you say that, you were awkward? >> i still am. >> you went from an all white school to all black school trying to fit in. >> cover of "essence," beautiful. >> i have confidence for sure. i'm not feeling sorry for myself. you are uncomfortable in certain situations. i will always identify as an awkward black girl. >> i was jealouser
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with drake. >> the last time i was on the show, you showed me a text from him that made me jealous. i'm so glad i could return the favor. i was honored to be in his video. >> without a doubt, i'm sure. >> now that you know, maybe you could put in a good word. somebody. >> she can do anything, that gayle king. >> continues success to you. >> i know, congratulations. >> she said you would never do another show where you play the title character. >> i created -- >> where you create the show. >> trying to block me. >> jobs for herself and blocking yours. >> we have to go now. thank you very much. come back anytime. >> "little" opens in theaters, april 12. coming up, the queen of food journalism. she is in our green room.
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♪ feel like dancing. food bloggers from coast-to-coast favor ruth
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reichl. the trail blazing food writer first made a name for herself working at "the los angeles times" before taking her expertise east. she took over as editor and chief of gourmet magazine in 1999. in her new boom, save me the plums, my gourmet memoir. good morning. >> good morning. >> i know it took you a long time to figure out what you wanted to write in this book. what happened when you started and sat down writing? >> well, it first, i thought i wanted to write a really breezy book. it was like, for me, a cinderella story. i was an ordinary person, took the subway to work, worried about money. suddenly, i'm in a la la land of drivers and clothing allowance and hair and makeup people. >> a magazine editor. >> editor-in-chief. i thought i was going to write the cinderella story and about
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the colorful characters. as i got deeper into it, i thought i really want it to be useful to people. so, let me really talk about what it feels like to learn to be a mover. i never met -- here i am, i'm a writer. i sit in my cubicle and suddenly, i have 65 people who work for me. >> including one who says, do you know what you are doing? >> early on. >> he says duo you know what yo are doing with such disdain? >> the staff knew i didn't. magazine is like martian to me. using words, i have no idea. >> what is the skill? writers are solitary people. what was the key for you? >> the key for me, was suddenly realizing, i don't know everything and i am going to hire people who are smarter than
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i am and let mem have their head. to me, the key to management is find people who are really good and trust them. your job is to run interference for them. >> at one point, somebody told you you are actually too accessible. you know what i think is interesting? your journey as a person. at 8 years old, there's a gourmet magazine with a swordfish on it. you see the magazine and it sparks something in you. i wonder what that was. you never thought eating food or writing about food was anything. it was a hobby. what did you see? >> it was an extraordinary story by a great writer in the '40s. >> you were 8, though? >> i was 8. i read it. i suddenly saw food could be a magic door. everything i read was fairly tail. there was always a magic thing that happened. in this story, suddenly, every day options are wonders.
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>> yeah. >> i suddenly thought, oh, if i pay attention to what i'm eating, i can have extraordinary experiences here on earth. it doesn't have to be fiction. from that moment on, my life changed, where i really saw that paying attention to ordinary things was a way to have a great life. >> everybody takes pictures of their food now. do you think it's a good idea? >> i don't, actually. >> oh. >> eat it, enjoy it, be in the moment. if you are taking a picture of it, you are distancing it. food is about love, community and gathering around in restaurants. >> the book is "save me the yoooh, hello yellow! at ross and you find... yes! that's yes for less. spring forward with the latest brand-name styles at 20 to 60 percent off department store prices.
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good morning, 8:55. i'm kenny choice -- choi. measles has been reported more this year than last year. 387 people have gotten the disease since the start of 2019. the city of oakland finally has the money to start patching up its potholes but the problem now, no one can agree which road should get fix and money needs city council approval and it's up for discussion later this month. the epa s m a. violions f the auto maker's fremont factor. tesla agreed to pay a fine of $31,000 to the epa. we'll have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platform on your news
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>> morning, we're continuing to watch this crash headed out of the creek on 24. it's causing a few delays there. taking a look at our map. it has -- there's debris in the roadway. this is a new crash, look at that slowing everything down. north on the golden gate bridge. not a commute direction, but if you take a look at this live picture on 19th headed into the tunnel going north, it's backing things up pretty
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significantly at this hour. also, delayed, mass transit, train number 5 delayed 22 minutes coming out of pleasanton, but in pleasanton, we're seeing delays. ten miles an hour on 580 toward the dublin interchange. we have a 45-minute drive time from westbound 580 or westbound 580 from 205 to 680. slow going with all the rain, give yourself time, mary. thanks emily. a wet start to the day. from the north bay, showers from santa rosa and aldridge and showers from hercules and brent brentwood and concord and walnut creek and skies -- low 50s to mid 60s.
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