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watching. kpix news this morning. >> cbs this morning is coming up next. have a great day, everyone. and enjoy the best view. notre dame cathedral still stands after a horrible fire that crumbled. we're in paris looking at the cultural loss. actress lori loughlin pleads not guilty in the college admission scandal. see the potential risk for some defendants and rrts nprosecutor now trying to learn if the children knew about the alleged scam. how artificial intelligence helps the online giant crack
down on vendors who sell counterfeits and knockoffs on the site. plus, sing eer songwriter me pozner who said personal losses teach hill to live in the moment. we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. >> the president of france vows to rebuild. >> for the world. notre dame represents what's most inspirational about the human project. to see that reduced to ashes, my, oh, my. >> a redacted version of special counsel robert mueller's report is expected to be made public on thursday. >> there can't be anything there because there was no crime. there was no anything. >> former massachusetts governor
bill weld officially becoming the first republican to challenge president trump in the 2020 race. >> cleaning up after severe weather traveled. >> we've never seen anything ever like that before in our lives. >> actress lori loughlin and her husband have pleaded not guilty to the charges they're facing in the college admissions bribery scandal. an explosive close call for a new jersey utility worker. >> when that wire hit the wet ground, it erupted in flames. >> ovechkin trading right hands. >> forget about it. >> all that matters. >> stride for stride to the finish line. who will take the win in boston? >> one of the most thrilling finishes in boston marathon history. >> celebration at the finish line for lawrence cherono.
>> on "cbs this morning." a crowd of people have all been here witnessing this heartbreaking moment. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> our hearts are breaking for paris this morning. >> that's exactly right, nor gnnorah. it's our history, literature, imaginati imagination. that summed it up. such a majestic building. >> and the voices in the streets, you want to just sing along with them or do something to reach out across the ocean. >> something. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." we're talking about one of the great symbols of paris and all of western civilization. it is still standing this morning after a fire that nearly
destroyed it. flames brought down the fire and much of the roof that notre dame cathedral yesterday and think about this. it's the start of holy week. this morning, the fire is out. prayers and offers of help are coming in from all around the world. >> the cathedral's main alter covered in debris but the interior seems to be okay and that's great news. it started during a major renovation project. seth stone is outside of paris, a familiar site to americans. seth, this is tough. good morning. >> reporter: the paris prosecutor working under the belief this fire was started by an accident. and there are around 50 peel wo -- people working on the investigation. newspaper writers trying to put emotions into words. this headline reads tears. this one reads disaster. as vicious flames engulfed the 850-year-old masterpiece of
gothic architecture, france's president said a part of us is burning. >> i saw a lot of people crying on the street and it's all because it's the symbol of france, the symbol of generations. >> reporter: the fire broke out in the attic around 6:50 local time. about five minutes after notre dame closed for the day. it spread to the roof at the rear of the cathedral. in less than an hour, flames spread to its giant spire. just 13 minutes later, collapsed. 400 firefighters battled but at times, appeared dwarfed by the fire which tore through the soaring structure fueled by the wood of 1300 oak trees that made a part of the interior network of wooden beams. dropping heavy water from the air was not an option, for fear it would cause the entire structure to collapse. two-thirds of the roof was ravaged, but medieval stone mason may have saifd ved it by g
a good job on the buttresses. there's a rush to save artifa s artifacts. the holy crown of thorns and other pieces successfully recovered. today, we're getting our first look inside where the cross on the altar appears to shine amid the devastation. stone saints look at firefighters and now attention turned to the stain glass windows and the organ, one of the oldest in the world. notre dame had become one of the most popular sites in paris, attracting about 30,000 visitors a day, around 13 million a year. during the fire, onlookers crowded on to bridges and streets watching in horror. powerless, some prayed, broke into song. the french president was defiant. the worst has been avoids, he said. we will rebuild. there are already some big names
pledging big money to help rebuild this cathedral. two french fashion moguls and the oil company total among them already pledged $450 million. >> thank you, seth doane. jean-francois martin joining us. good morning. >> good morning. >> we are so sorry this happened to your city and thank you for joining us today. there are reports there was a human chain used to take out some of the artifacts from notre dame. can you tell us how that worked and what artifacts were saved? >> thank you for your kind words and from americans, really thank them this morning. the emergency goal, the first one try to restrain the fire and to reduce the impact it will have on all the buildings and
the second one to preserve the culture, the relics of st. louis but the crisscross, but as well, the crown of jesus. so we made a human chain. our friends from the church, the police, make a human chain to get as quick as possible. all the relief. >> it's incredible to hear that you have saved many of the relics that were inside the cathedral. was there any damage to the tunic of st. louis? >> no, fortunately, thanks to the great bravery of our firefighters but as well, all the publicer is van er iservant. a quick intervention. fully dedicated to save all the pieces and the crown, everything
is safe and no damage. so we are so, now we're really bad day. one good news is that we managed to preserve it. >> what does this mloss mean fo the people of paris? >> it's a part of our history, our identity. even if you are a believer or not, the notre dame is our middle age history. specifically, a place where the city of paris has been built. the very beginning of paris, when it was a small city, it was just around the place where it's rising right now. so it's really part of our identity and that's why we are so sad this morning. but we are strong we've shown after the attacks. the parisians are strong and they will rise up again and build it again and we will show that even in our sadness, we can rebound every time. >> we believe you, mr. martins.
thank you so much for joining us this morning. we appreciate you taking the time. in our next hour, we'll focus on the history of notere dame and show you what we found. when i got into work yesterday, i couldn't stop looking at the flames. even though it was very tough to watch, because you couldn't believe what you were seeing. >> i know. it was breathtaking. and then when that spire collapsed. >> i saw that, i saw that. >> and then this is holy week. it couldn't have happened at a more difficult time for the catholic church. although the message at the end of holy week, that rises again, you know. that hope will be the case with notre dame. now we switch to other news. robert mueller's final report on the russia investigation. 48 hours. the justice department plans to release parts of the nearly 400 page report on thursday morning after removing material as required by law.
so far, we have only seen the attorney general's four page summary of the report and scattered sentences from it. democrats want to see the entire report without redactions. paula reed at the white house has been following this since it began. how is the trump administration preparing for the partial release of the mueller investigation? >> reporter: well, john, the president's attorneys are not waiting until thursday. rudy giuliani tells cbs news he's working on a counterreport that he plans to release after this redacted mueller material comes out. the president's legal team is confident that any politically damaging evidence that comes out can be deflected by pointing to the legal conclusion. the special counsel found no collusion and the attorney general cleared the president on this question of obstruction. so far, the only sign of anxiety coming out of the white house is from the president's twitter account. just moments after it was announced, this is coming thursday. the president re-up to the tax on the special county calling
the special counsel trump haters. >> have they seen the report? how do you create a rebuttal for a report you haven't seen and what kind of fight do you think will happen once this partial report comes out? >> well, john, this will be a historic legal fight. democrats already said they intend to subpoena any evidence that's redacted and may even subpoena special counsel robert mueller and have spoken to sources close to mueller who confirmed he would cooperate. the attorney general even volunteered to come testify at capitol hill. at this point, no indication that the president's attorneys have seen this report at all. likely, redacted version they're working on, this counter-report to the redacted material mostly based on publicly available information and have to fill in a few blanks once they get the redacted report. >> paula, thank you. we'll be sorting through what's actually in the report and what people claim is in the report and what's in the summary. got to keep eye on the ball here. >> yes, and cbs news, we'll stick to reporting the facts. just the facts. >> i can't wait to see it. whatever it is. aclu pushing the government
to reunite families separated at the border more quickly, one year after the trump administration announced its so-called zero tolerance immigration policy which ended last june. the administration says more than 2700 children have been reunited with their parents but some families are still fighting to see their children today. manuel filed this report where a father and son were finally reunited after nearly a year apart. >> reporter: 10-year-old has been waiting 326 days for this moment. it's the first time he has seen and hugged his dad jose since they were separated.
jose said he left guatemala after receiving death threats from gang. arrived in the u.s. seeking asylum. he does not speak english and in ice custody, signed a document in english that ended up being his own deportation order. >> no one was about explaining what you were signing? >> reporter: no, he told us. jose was deported back to guatemala and left in ice custody. the department of homeland security says it has identified nearly 3,000 children who were affected by the trump administration's zero tolerance policy. but the exact number of separations is unknown since the government failed to properly track every case. for those identified, like jose, the road to reunification is often long. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: we met him a few hours before reunited with his dad. you miss him a lot.
ervin was in the government's care for five months before being released to an uncle in arkansas. he was anxious to see jose again. what are you going to tell him? he's the best dad and you love him a lot. with the help of the non-profit, jose was allowed back in the u.s. pending his asylum hearing and within days of that, he was in an airport in arkansas holding his son after nearly a year. what's it like to have him hold you? he's the other half of your heart. for "cbs this morning," rogers, arkansas. >> manny's report is so incredibly important. instead of just reporting about policies, we have to report about the people that this affects, the cruelty, how it tears your heart apart to be apart from a child. >> and it's an important reminder there are still so many kids who are still separated
from their parents. if you had a little boy, a little girl who you had not seen and no idea where they were, we wouldn't stand for that here. heartbreaking to see. >> at the end of this policy is a little boy away from his father. >> the world health organization said measles cases rose 300% worldwide in the first three months of 2019. think about that compared with the same period last year. and new numbers from the cdc that show 555 cases have been reported in the u.s. across 20 states this year. measles is extremely contagious and can be deadly. dr. david aeges from los angeles. the second since eliminated in 2000. why this spike now? >> you know, this is obviously very worrisome. diseases known. this is one of the few diseases where you cough and hours later,
you infect somebody. what's happening now, people travel to other countries where there is measles and brought it back to the united states and there are pockets in the u.s. where there's no vaccination. so there are pockets for religious reasons, personal exemptions, beliefs, where people are not vac nating tcina children and then spread the measles. 555 cases now, we're going to eclipse any other number. in 2000, we declared it eliminated in the united states of america. >> what are the symptoms, if you have measles? >> symptoms happen classically from one to three weeks after exposure and it's rash, it's fever, up to 103, 104 but what's worrisome as vaccination, 500 people died a year. 48,000 hospitalizations, 4,000 cases of inflammation of the brain or encephalitis. it can be severe and especially in young kids. we don't classically vaccinate
until a year of age and people haven't been vaccinated. pregnant women are worrisome with the spread of this disease. >> still so many parents are not convinced. what can you say? what can you do to convince them that this is very crucial? >> to me, it's the same thing that happened with smoking. it's that it was hard to get our country to stop smoking but once the secondhand smoke argument came out, you're not affecting you, but the people near you or around you. it made an impact. the same is true here. you don't vaccinate your child, you can kill another child besides the ramifications of your own child. the secondhand effect here, we have to push on and as a community, protect each other and do it through data and science. the measles vaccine works. >> all right. thank you. i hope you touched somebody this morning to make a different decision. amazon caught 3 billion suspicious listings on its site last year. ahead in the first on camera interview about the crackdown,
the online giant tells us about a new program that's aimed to stop the sale of counterfeit well, we're going to clear out from yesterday's storm today. for the first half of the day, you might be able to notice it was around. a few clouds and maybe a breeze, perhaps an isolated a.m. shower, but that's looking less and less likely the later we get into the morning. breezy and a warmup for the later of the week. 83 inland on thursday. look at the coast. it will be 70 at the beaches on thursday. and by the weekend, we'll cool back down into the mid 70s inland.
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behind the scenes at facebook. ahead, we talk to editor and cheer about the good morning. it is 8:26. i'm michelle griego. right now, all eastbound lanes of highway 84 on the dunn barton bridge are blocked due to a jackknifed big rig and the crash happened around 5:30. drivers being told to take alternate routes. in butte county, a missing family have been found. a good samaritan drove them home before 1:00 this morning and no medical attention needed for the family. a historic fire at the notre dame. city hall was lit up overnight in the colors of the french flag, red, white, and blue.
good morning, here at 7:27. we're keeping a close eye the dunn barton bridge. all lanes are closed and hard closing the eastbound direction. it is also slow going in the westbound direction. you can reroute over the san mateo bridge or down 101 and 237. san mateo bridge looking good in the eastbound direction. your best bet. westbound, the commute direction is looking a little slow. daren. taking a look at the headlines. emily, the first part says isolated a.m. showers and it has been misting on 17 through the santa cruz mountains and that's it. don't expect more rain than that. breezy as we're on the back edge of the storm and a big warmup sets up for later in the week. and you can see that in the 7-day forecast. mid 80s inland thursday. low to mid 70s across the bay and
♪ ♪ love day in some parts of the world, not so lovely in france. i can't stop thinking about that city today. we welcome you back to "cbs this morning." three things you should know this morning. house democrats have subpoenaed financial institutions as part of the investigations into president trump's finances. law makers say the subpoenas are part of a probe into allegations potential for an influence on the u.s. political process. they say they'll cooperate with the investigation. mr. trump has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and calls this investigation presidential
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>> if they can print hair on top of some people's heads they'll be ebb happier. a growing number of parents are pleading not guilty in the massive college admissions scandal. legal analysts say they may be taking a huge risk. actress lori loughlin and her husband both entered not guilty pleas yesterday. 16 parents have decided to fight the charges. at least 13 including actress felicity huffman pleaded guilty. we're outside the federal courthouse in boston. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we didn't see lori loughliner in her husband yesterday because they waived their right to appear before a judge instead submitted their not guilty pleas via two signed statements. a major moment in their court battle but from the last. nearly two weeks after facing charges in boston federal court,
lori loughlin and her husband made it clear they are not giving into federal prosecutors. the two signed pleas of not guilty monday all but insuring a lengthy legal battle. they're charged with paying $500,000 to guaranteed both of their daughters' admissions into the university of southern california. ed includes e-mails, bank records and recorded phone calls. >> if they have real physical evidence against lori loughlin, she and her husband are going to be in for a quick guilty verdict and a big punishment. >> attorneys for gregory and amy colburn, akoozed of paying thousands to boost son's s.a.t. scores. they filed a motion to dismiss, saying while the government's strategy of lumping together all of the 35er7b9s into a single conspiracy has had the intended effect creating wide swrn spread outrage there's no legal basis
of including the colburn and they're accusing the government of making this broad net, broad overreach in part to inflame the public but it doesn't mean that simply because you didn't know one another that the charge should fell. >> a source tells cbs news that federal prosecutors have sent some letters to the adult children. they could also face criminal charges. for loughlin and her husband, legal experts say there's still time to change their plea before they go to trial. >> at some point if they should change their mind the question is, how much aggravation have they caused the government so far? as well as looking at how they have finally come to grips with taking responsibility. >> reporter: although prosecutors say many of the children were not aware of what their parents were allegedly doing, some court documents suggest that some of them were
aware. children were allegedly either on the e-mail string or they took part in conference calls between their parents and the alleged mastermind of this scandal. >> wow. that's stunning to hear. prove that this story is not over. >> no, a source close to the couple was saying, they believe they were not breaking the law, they acknowledged though they knew they were breaking rules. i don't know if that makes it any better. >> i'm just amazed they could get their kids to sit in on a conference call. >> well said. an amazon executive is opening up about eliminating counterfeit products. the aggressive new program to allow some sellers to block som% sellers. you can hear today's top stories and what's happening in your
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♪ ♪ amazon is launching a new effort to crackdown on counterfeit goods sold on the site. company executive is giving the first on-camera interview about this program. the online retail giant has more than 300 million active users, they spent more than $141 billion on products last year. now, most of the goods sold on the platform come from third-party vendors with amazon helping to facilitate the sale. but amazon has come under fire for not doing enough to vet those third-party sellers. some are eye excused of copying patented products. >> you feel so helpless. >> reporter: she knew that something was wrong when her service dog riley came severely ill after the supplements she ordered from amazon.
the products from a third-party seller may not be the real thing. >> as you can see, this she chalky and this is fine powder. >> reporter: the company that makes the product the counterfeit products sold on amazon were a threat to the pet's well-being. >> today there are still counterfeits. >> reporter: amazon's vice president of customer trust and partners support he says the company caught 3 billion suspicious listings last year before buyers even saw them but can't say how many counterfeits actually made it on to site. are you able to say how many you discovered over a year period. >> i don't think i have a data point. >> amazon has been sued many times, amazon facilitating for the counterfeit product. where does the responsibility lie?
>> how do we prevent counterfeit entering our store. >> we'll work with the customer and work with brands to go after that bad actor. on average, 90% of time we investigate and take action within eight hours. >> reporter: that wasn't the case for his business. after listing his forearm forklift on amazon he found dozens of fakes. some using the same logo and photos. >> this is my wife. this is me. >> reporter: he says it's not only extremely difficult to track down the bad actors but also to take any legal recourse against them. >> we have to find deep in their website, then report them, still more and more days are passing and then finally they may or may not not take down the listing. >> reporter: amazon filed
lawsuits against some of the counterfeits. >> we want to go as fast as we can. >> reporter: now, amazon wants to make it easier to remove fakes by teaming up with sellers in a new program called project zero. >> this is first time a given brand gives them the ability to remove products. >> reporter: he showed us how approved sellers can find and delete counterfeit listings with just a few clicks. >> we're giving brands a lot of responsibility. we'll always have some level of vetting. there are some powerful tools in there. >> reporter: the company says part of that vetting process is keeping the program by invite. only 500 brands are currently participating but he says that number will grow significantly. amazon is also using artificial intelligence to search for fakes and offering sellers an option to add a special code to each product that buyers can scan with amazon's app to make to
sure it's right. consumers need to be aware of what he calls the three ps. >> price, point of sale and packaging. . if it's too good to be true it's probably fake. packaging, misspellings, specifically for amazon, you also may want to look at the customer reviews, that it was a verified purchaser. >> you really think that's going to make a difference here. >> i don't think that's going to make a difference on its own. project zero is the combination of the automation and machine learning that we can do up front the success an growth of amazon is all built of having customers trust us, small and medium-size brands to trust us. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," carter evans, seattle. >> i'm glad they're addressing
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belief this fire was started by an accident. there are around 50 people working on the investigation. >> can you talk about the feelings and the reaction this morning in paris? >> just not only the soul of paris, of france, it's a part of the heart of mankind and all the christians all over the world. that's why we've got to rebuild it. >> rudy giuliani tells cbs he's working on a counterreport he plans to release after the redacted mueller material comes out. >> the second largest number of measles cases since the infection was eliminated. why this spike? >> beliefs where people are not vaccinating the children. >> lori loughlin and her husband entered not guilty pleas yesterday in the massive college admissions scandal. >> all this drama, all this stress, all this worry just to get a kid into college. here is the thing, listen, no one ever says this but it's true. you can just lie about going to college. no one collection on it. no one looks into it.
no one's got the time. no one actually cares. i just wish i had known that before i spent four long years at oxford. >> i bet he doesn't regret spending those four long years at oxford. is that a joke? >> he might not have gone to oxford. >> you still should never lie about it though, because ventually somebody checks. >> particularly the alumni office. >> that's right. i'm gayle king with norah o'donnell and john dickerson. donations to rebuild notre dame cathedral are flowing in this morning as crews in paris assess the damage from yesterday's fire. the 900--year-old cathedral into ash. two-thirds of the roof was destroyed. the two bell towers somehow survived.
today france's junior interior minister says some weaknesses were found in the structure of the cathedral. so far it's holding up. hundreds of firefighters worked for more than 12 hours to put out the fire. one was seriously hurt but no one died. >> you can hear the pain in many people's voices as the cathedral spire collapsed in the flame leaving onlookers in shock. many in tears. people of all ages gathered through the night to hold hands, pray and sing hymns. ♪ >> french officials believe the fire was an accident and it may be linked to this renovation that they were doing. >> notre dame is one of the most historically significant structures in the world containing priceless artifacts dating back centuries. roxana saberi is in paris.
good morning. >> reporter: good morning. notre dame also known as our lady sits here at the heart of paris. its beauty and history drawing around 13 million visitors a year. this morning a city official showed us some of the artifacts saved from the fire such as candle holders, chairs and paintings. he said it was a miracle these things were saved. but he said it's not yet clear how many relics were destroyed. >> touring over the city of lights, notre dame has symbolized the soul of paris since the 14th century. nearly 200 years since construction began during the reign of king louie ii. the colorful stained glass windows and soaring arches make it one of the most recognizable catholic landmarks in the world. it's much more than just a majestic monument. >> notre dame cathedral represents what's most inspirational about the human
project. to see that reduced to ashes, my, oh my. >> reporter: notre dame has housed several holy relics, including a crown of thorns believed to be worn by jesus christ. the cathedral has also played an important role in u.s. history. american and french troops celebrated there after liberating paris from the germans in world war ii. over time, the exquisite exterior has eroded, but the last major renovation here was more than 150 years ago, partly inspired by victor hugo's depiction of the cathedral's decay in "the hunchback of notre dame." the novel later adapted into several films. >> there's a risk to the whole cathedral falling down? >> reporter: last year we took a rare look at the latest round of repairs aimed at restoring the cathedral's crumbling facade, estimated at $185 million.
>> the name itself, notre dame, our lady, that's where i decided to come a priest. >> reporter: reverend michael perry has traveled to notre dame every summer for 27 years. >> that community is disseminated. my heartbreaks for them. >> reporter: french president emanumanuel macron announced a fund-raising campaign to rebuild the cathedral. already billionaires and local governments have pledged to donate $565 million as part of that effort. john. >> roxana saberi in paris. thank you. with us is khandida moss. we know about the architecture and the history. tell us about the theological significance of notre dame. >> notre dame is really the beating heart of catholicism in france. this is where joan of arc was made a saint, where kings and emperors were crowned, where they hold funeral masses for
their presidents. it's more than a building, a church. it's interwoven with the fabric of french history. >> now that donations are pouring in. you were saying before they were trying to raise money for the restoration and it was not going well. tell us about that. >> that's right. despite the fact that the french government owns the cathedral building, they pledged only 25% of the $180 million renovations. now the french government has said they will rebuild the cathedral and donations are rolling in including 100 million euros from the pino family. >> are you confident it will be rebuild the way it was? >> that's a good question. if they had laser scanned the building, that would be possible and relatively easy to do. there are questions about whether they will try to rebuild it in the same way given that the spire was actually constructed in the 19th century. >> what will this mean for catholics in france?
catholicism in france is a bit on the wane. what do you think this will actually do to the belief system of people in paris? >> it's obviously devastating. you can see already the kind of spontaneous renewal of piety. you see people singing in the streets. you see them praying. it's probably going to bring people back to church. i expect this easter churches in paris will be jam-packed as people mourn not only the crucifixion of jesus but the loss of this cathedral. >> i think about this hopping in holy week of all weeks. >> exactly right. this is a period of time when people flock to churches. the crown of thorns they rescued from the cathedral was rescued. where will they display it now that they've saved it? devastating that it's happened in the holiest of weeks. >> what other artifacts were in the building? do you know what they saved and didn't save zm.
>> they also saved part of the tunic of st. louis, a very important saint. they also saved items from the treasury, so important statues. wha they didn't save were the relics in the spire itself. they had small relics in the spire that are presumed lost. the organ which is tremendously valuable is damaged, but apparently intact. though there's damage to the medieval stained glass window, it's possible they might be saved, too. >> when you look at the building candida, it could have been so much worse. bravo to the firefighters there? >> absolutely right. what was shocking is that with all our technological advances we couldn't get it immediately under control. people were asking why weren't there sprinkler systems. that's because it's med eve construction. the fooirts did a wonderful job. >> thank you for being here. deborah norville is back in
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remove it. you see my doctor on the screen. he was forthcoming about what the risks were. i was fearful. >> did you first come out and say, hello, do i have a voice? >> immaterial wanted to. i am a rule follower. i waited for someone to say something first. thank you, lord. >> it was sweet to see after the surgery, you posted the photo of your husband, carl, holding your hand. was he nervous during the surgery? >> he was. we had been avised it would be about a three hour procedure. an extra half hour, extra hour, extra hour and a half. four and a half hours, he got a text from the hospital it was over. he told me later. he said, i was thinking, how do we tell the kids, what do we do about the arrangements? i was like, really? it's your loved ones natural reaction. it's much harder on the family
members. you don't know anything. it's very hard for the family. >> what is your mind set coming out of this? >> grateful. grateful. i literally wrote the book on gratitude. i'm a naturally grateful person. i'm grateful to that viewer. i'm grateful to the viewers who reached out, expressed love, kindness and concern. we had horrible news this morning, the death of notre dame. the political discourse in this country is so course and so unfriendly. to hear the story of people reaching out and supporting, we need that, too. >> she was really trying to help you and she did. should we all go out and get our thyroids checked? >> no. he said this is not like you need a mammogram orko lon os xi. he said, if you feel something, if you have difficulty swallowing. if you have difficulty speaking,
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♪ welcome back to "cbs morning news." it is time, you know what it's time for, show you the headlines from around the globe. microsoft's international explorer has a critical security flaw that allow lows hackers to access your data even when you're not using the browser. what? hackers can tap into a file ex-text that allows them to conduct remote reconnaissance. the browser is installed on more than 1 billion computers. microsoft has said a fix will be considered for the future versions of this product. cbs philadelphia station kyw
reports a new jersey woman pleaded guilty for her role in duping go fund me donors out of more than $400,000. kaitlin mcclure admitted to helping come up with a fake story. she faces four years in prison and must testify against her ex-boyfriend mark d'amico who alleged to formulate the whole scheme. johnny bobbitt was sentenced to five years' probation. >> we fell for that. >> they preyed on your compassion and sense of humanity. >> true. britain's "telegraph" reports on a new study that suggests statins are failing to reduce cholesterol in more than half of patients. the research appears in the bmj publication "heart." researchers believe genetics are partly to blame.
the findings highlight the need for more personalized medication to tackle high cholesterol and heart disease. the boston herald reports lawrence cherono is the winner of the boston marathon. the race came down to one of the closest finishes in race history. >> stride for stride to the finish line! who will take the win in boston? >> cherono beat two-time hampon lalisa desesau of ethiopia by two seconds. that's got to hurt a little bit. on the women's side, ethiopia degapa won her first marathon. the nearest competitor finished 42 seconds later. nick thompson, what were you doing yesterday? >> ran the boston marathon. >> what was your time? >> 2:34. >> 2:34, so your average mile was? >> 5:53.
>> gayle shotold me the story a my face was like, you are amazing. >> lower than most guys, and her. >> that's what it takes me to get from my bed to the refrigerator. >> i made it to a 16-minute mile and i was feeling really good about myself until you came in here. bravo and congrats. >> bravo to you. he's also managed to write the incredible stories. it's a new article out that reveals how facebook navigated one of its most tumultuous periods, "wired's" cover story for may, 15 months of fresh hell inside facebook, includes interviews with 65 current and former employees of the social media giant. they discuss controversies involving the misuse of personal data, and the design of the news feed. the article explains why instagram's co-founders left the company six years after facebook acquired the side. cbs contributor nick thompson co-wrote the story and here
after rung the boston marathon. >> good morning. >> what were the last 15 months of fresh hell like for facebook? >> they were chaotic, crazy, intense. facebook lost the public's trust, loms the media's trust and a whole bunch of things they had done in the past came back to haunt them so it was a very difficult period for them. >> describe what was at the heart of this, essentially internal conflict about how to address what was a public relations disaster, based on some problems within facebook. >> exactly. what happened with facebook is they prioritized both over all other values for most of their existence. there were a bunch of bad deals, a bunch of data leakage, a bunch of stuff that came back and hit them as the public's trust of technology companies changed. at the same time, they have a bunch of contradictory problems almost impossible to solve. they need to increase privacy, they need to increase safety. they need to clean up news feed and some of the things conflict when you increase privacy you make it harder to clean up news feed. they were struggling with that.
>> at the heart of this is cambridge analytica. >> that is the shady british consulting firm that works a little bit with the donald trump campaign and the story blows up last march or april saying data from facebook ended up in their hands and may have helped influence the election and people go crazy and furious at facebook. >> can you put into two baskets, or maybe there are more, the problems that facebook, one, is bad decisions made when faced with challenges. the other is they are the behemoth going through the changes in the news cycle and the way we take information that may not be their fault. it's just they are the ones who are the one we all know. is it possible to distinguish the mistakes that way? >> yes. so part of the problem is that they are a new communications platform, and every new communications platform has all kinds of problems and when they started, they weren't prepared to handle that. they didn't know how to handle fake news and in misinformation. they weren't set up at all for the ecosystem they were building.
suddenly all of the problems are visited upon them. meanwhile issues with privacy and weaponization of the platform and not set to deal up with that and c ri ses hit, they handle them the wrong way. it's a tough year. >> very tough year. i was fascinated about the back story of instagram. i love all things instagram. it was a shookeroo when they left. take us behind the scenes. >> one of the biggest scoops in the stories. talked to 65 people, there's a lot of new information. we spent a lot of time on this. what happened with instagram, there was a little bit of tension, perhaps jealousy between facebook senior manage t ment and instagram management. instagram is growing faster than facebook and it may have been cannibalizing because they were leaving for instagram. there are policy changes instagram doesn't like and in
july and august of 2018, mark zuckerberg meets one of the founders, all of these things facebook supports instagram, we're not going to do that anymore. he posts zuckerberg has said all the supports for instagram link backs on facebook driving people to instagram is going away. >> that caused problems. >> huge problems. he goes away an paternity leave and comes back and he and his co-founder says we're done. sistrom said i feel mark is treating meal the way trump is treating jeff sessions. making life miserable so he leaves because he knows he can't fire him. >> how do you describe the culture of facebook today? >> they're working hard to acknowledge their problems and hired tens of thousands to clean up the platform, shifting policies. they are thinking and yet
scandals pop up and it's something new. like an unexploded land mine that was planted ten years ago that blows up on them. >> certainly is a well researched article. i'm fascinated how you got people to talk to you. >> we went to them and said we're going to do a tough, in-depth story and check every fact with you and going to do our best to make sure everything is right. we worked for weeks with facebook saying this is all we learned and they can say that's not true, can we deal with it or say that is true and there we go >> thank you, nick thompson and congrats. >> no false news in "wired" reporting about the fake news spread on facebook. >> absolutely. thank you, nick. multiplatinum composer is making a journey to inspire people to follow their heart. we're behind the hit song from
he is walking across america. he is started in new jersey yesterday and will walk all the way to venice beach, california. amy walked with him monday and joins him today. where are you now? >> reporter: good morning. we are in farmingdale, new jersey. right mike? >> correct. >> he did ten miles yesterday. he's about to do ten miles this morning and ten miles this afternoon. it's all so he can walk from the atlantic ocean to the pacific, as you said, to live in the moment. how do you feel right this second? >> really good. a lot of planning and anticipation. it feels good to just go. >> reporter: just get out here? >> correct. >> reporter: there's been challenges. the weather has been on the iffy side. do you like a challenge? >> yeah, it rained fairly hard the first day. i was excited about that. be careful. walking across america, you are going to encounter every weather
there is. get into it and bring it on. >> reporter: i love you. how about the line, life is better with adventures. he is embracing this one. >> hi, everybody. >> hi! >> reporter: braving, chilly, rainy weather, his biggest fans cheered him on and sent him off on his journey. >> my friend said you are giving up a year of your life to do this. i said, it's like i'm taking one back. >> reporter: he is determined to find his way and find his music. ♪ here i am again ♪ stuck in the middle >> reporter: to sort through emotions an life and fame. >> to see me with my long hair and beard, their first question is what happened to you. what happened to you. ♪ i feel pain ♪ i don't want to >> reporter: what happened? a series of tragedies. in 2017, he lost his father to
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and hear birds without the mind rambling. these things go into hd. it's crippling me. >> reporter: his new music reflects maturity. ♪ don't want to write no song about ♪ >> reporter: it's a far cry from singing about getting high. ♪ >> reporter: that earned him a grammy nomination for song of the year in 2017. a prolific song writer, he's behind "sugar" from maroon 5 and justin bieber's "boyfriend." they called you the most unfamous famous musician. >> i never heard that before, but i like it. >> reporter: you do? >> yeah. >> reporter: what do you like about it? >> nine out of ten people know those songs. one out of ten or less recognize
me or know my name. they know the songs. ♪ if i was your boyfriend, i'd never let you go ♪ >> reporter: he's sharing his songs in ninja shows. >> you tweet out or instagram. say, hey, i'm going to be at griffith park at 7:00 p.m. there's no money that changes hands, no tickets. i love doing those. ♪ in the arms of a stranger >> reporter: his music is an illustration of his life. these days, he hopes that message strikes a cord with others. >> everyone wants dwrou forget you are going to die. why? you waste your life doing what they want you to do. people asking, is there a cause for your walk? i'm not raising money. maybe the cause is to remind people, life is now. close your eyes. open them back up. this is it.
>> reporter: one of the other cool things is mike posner is posting everything on instagram. your journey has been so fun to watch on there. he's going to let you know about pthose ninja shows. follow mike posner if you have instagram. we talked about you hit three cities in new jersey on your ten miles. you started in asbury park. that's the home of bruce springsteen, are you a fan? >> big fan. i love bruce springsteen. in fact, a lot of things people say about my music, i feel like that about him. >> reporter: he inspires you? >> big time. >> reporter: okay. >> he reminds me how powerful the truth is. >> reporter: yes. gayle king met you a few years ago. >> like ten years ago. hi, gayle. i miss you. i love you. >> mike posner, i was saying, so good to see you. so glad you are out and about. i have to get used to your new look, i have to say. who is cooler than you?
nobody, mike posner. >> thank you, gayle. >> what are you hoping to learn on this journey? >> i'm hoping to fall in love with the present moment. most of my life so far, i'm 31, in my first 31 years, i set a goal ahead of myself and worked like mad to get it. i always felt like something is wrong until i get there. so, i need to find a way to be in love with where i'm at. be in love with being perfectly incomplete. if i do this walk the way i did the first 30 years of life, i'll fail and be miserable the whole time. that's one thing i would like to learn. >> mike, you were always a beautiful writer. i'm so glad to see you. you look good. i can't wait to get your new museic. you are a good kid, you are. thank you. >> thank you. >> cheering you on, cheering you on. we all are. >> thank you. bye. >> bye.
good morning, it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. all eastbound lanes of highway 84 on the dunbar ton bridge are open. they were blocked for hours this morning due to a jackknifed big rig. arena officials will consider ending the event in daily city at their board of director's meeting this morning. and the massive fire at the historic notre dame cathedral. we've been asking you to share your photos and visits to the cathedral. you can use -- we'll have news updates on your
good morning. here at 8:57. let's start your traffic report with a new traffic alert. not the dunn barton bridge. this is in the south bridge. there's lanes closed northbound 280 shutdown at the moment at dean saturday. it's blacked up for a mile and a half to where it meets 101. slow and go getting out of the south bay. northbound 101 at
marsh road, there's a lane blocked and an accident. your drive time, an hour and a half to get from hellyer to the airport as you make your way northbound, it's going to be a slow ride. a slow ride on northbound 13. broadway terrace, lanes closed thanks to a car fire. down to 13 miles per hour as you make your way out of piedmont. out of san francisco, slow and go. 15 miles on northbound 280. daren. take a look at today's forecast. it says 62. the thing that stands out about that 62 is the bottom line where it says how breezy it will be. 10 to 15 miles-an-hour breeze. it will make it feel cooler than the 62 will have you believe. we're on the backside of a storm that came through here yesterday. we're not going to anymore rain today, but we're going to feel the cool breeze from it today. then tomorrow, we begin the warmup. here's the rest of your forecast. you can see temperatures inland today will make it near 70 and looking at the rest of that
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