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assignment. that's "the overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm meg oliver. captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, may 23rd, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." severe weather turns deadly in the central u.s., and a tornado just rocked jefferson city, missouri, trapping people in the wreckage. another migrant child dead in u.s. custody. what happened to a 10-year-old girl from el salvador. and president trump versus democrats. speaker of the house nancy pelosi accuses the president of a coverup, and the president is firing back. >> from the most transparent
president probably in the history of this country. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. violent storms erupted in central u.s. overnight. this week's storms are blamed for at least seven deaths. watches and warnings remain in effect from texas to louisiana. the biggest threat, heavy rain, damaging winds, and tornadoes. a tornado touched down in jefferson county overnight, and the twister was described as large and destructive. buildings were damaged, and there were multiple reports of people trapped, and at least three people were killed in missouri in a separate tornado
outside of joplin yesterday. elsewhere in the u.s. floodwaters continue to rise. mireya villarreal reports. >> reporter: homes north of the city of oklahoma are on the brinks. one collapsed. one was swept away by the water. >> it usually just floats, but now it's just eroding everything fast. >> reporter: the same storms responsible for rising floodwaters made their way east. a tornado in adair, iowa, destroyed a house, killing one person in size. a submarine that once floated during world war ii was sitting on dry land three days ago. 22 miles away, the arkansas river is close to cresting, forcing the entire webers falls to evacuate. jules hall is packing up her entire home with the help of family and friends >> i am moving my furniture out because if it gets to what it's forecasting, it will get in the house. >> reporter: three blocks away,
farron lee is watching the water creep up to a home he's been living in for 43 years. he's hoping to return home. >> hopefully this piece of dirt will be here. the house will be gone. the tree will be here and i'll still have yard and i'll come back. >> mireya villarreal, cbs news, oklahoma. cbs news has confirmed that another migrant child died in custody. the department of homeland security says a 10-year-old girl died eight months ago. she's the sixth migrant child known to have died in custody since september. matt pieper is following the growing outrage surrounding this newly disclosed death. >> reporter: she was in the settlement for seven months. she had a history of heart problems and after a surgery in a san antonio hospital, come i complications led to her death. her death comes on the heels of another child who came monday after crossing the u.s. border. 16-year-old carlos hernandez spent six days at the border
patrol central processing center in mcallen, texas. but when he was diagnosed with the flu, he was transferred 20 miles away. the day after he was moved, he was found dead. back in guatemala his mother is still trying to get answers. she said there's no information to know how he died, and she's fighting to have his body sent back home as soon as possible. on capitol hill yesterday kevin mcaleenan was grilled by house democrats. there was this tense exchange with congresswoman lauren underwood about conditions at migrant facilities. >> people keep dying, so this is obviously more than a question of resources. at this point with fever kids who have died, 5,000 separated from their family, i feel like and the evidence is really clear this is intentional. it's intentional. it's a policy choice made by this administration and it's cruel and inhumane. >> that's an appalling accusation, and our men and
women fight hard to protect people in our custody every single day. >> reporter: government agencies like border patrol and i.c.e. do not have to report a child's death. they only have to report it internally and to child agencies. matt pieper, cbs news. president trump has given an ultimat ultimatum. yesterday he abruptly ended a meeting including nancy pelosi after he was accused of cover-ups. laura podesta is in new york with how congress is reacting to the president's latest threat. laura, good morning. >> good mornin, anne-marie. well, congressional democrats are likely not surprised by the president's repeated cry of harassment, but perhaps they should be more concerned. that's because the divided congress hasn't done much since democrats took control of the house this year. infrastructure was always seen as a hopeful area where the two sides could come together, but now that mr. trump is threatening not to work with democrats, even progress there
is stalling. a by partisan meeting on infrastructure crumbled yesterday. >> i want to do infrastructure. you can't do it under these circumstances. so get these phony investigations over with. >> president trump quickly ended a white house meeting with democrats, furious over comments nancy pelosi made earlier on capitol hill. >> we believe the president of the united states is engaged in a coverup. >> i don't do coverups. >> pelosi said the president had a temper tantrum. he wrote back on twid twitter saying, not true. i was very polite and calm. >> what happened at the white house would make your jaw drop. >> he's engaged in a coverup, and that could be an impeachable offense. >> and while impeachment talks grow louder -- >> this campaign chairman is in prison. don't tell me there's not a debate here. >> -- nancy pelosi wants to keep
them focused on investigating president trump. yesterday a federal judge ruled against a white house attempt to block s&ps for the president's financial records from deutsche bank. senate republicans think democrats are wasting their time. >> saddle up and ride. grow some guts. but stop the petty harassment. >> and in a cbs news poll, it shows how most americans feel about this issue, the poll found 53% of americans said they've heard enough about the mueller report, but 73% of democrats want investigations to continue. anne-marie? >> all right, laura. laura podesta in new york. thank you. britain's prime minister theresa may is reportedly expected to resign tomorrow amid a cabinet mutiny over her brexit plan. "the london times" reports may resisted calls this week to remove her from office. the deadline to leave the eu is
the 31st. the uk is the world's fifth largest economy and one of america's largest trading partners. and today the pentagon is expected to present the white house with a plan to send up 10,000 more american troops to the middle east. the move comes amid ongoing tensions with iran. the troops will be defense forces and include additional missiles and warships. earlier they tong congress the u.s. does not want to go to war with iran. it's unclear whether the white house will approve the plan. lawyer michael avenatti is now charged with ripping off a famous ex-client. avenatti had represented adult film star stormy daniels against president trump. in an indictment, it's alleged he stole $300,000 daniels was owed for her book detailing an alleged affair with the president. he also is accused of extorting money from nike by threatening to go public claiming nike was
paying high school basketball players. in march he denied those claims in an interview with cbs news international correspondent jericka duncan. >> did you try to extort nike for millions of dollars? >> no. and any suggestion is absurd. >> ave nady ty says he never misappropriated money and will be fully exonerated. mario batali is facing his first criminal charges. a woman says he forcibly kissed and groped her at a boston restaurant in 2017. a spokeswoman for the suffolk county district attorney's office says batali will be arraigned tomorrow for assault and battery. batali left his daytime series "the chew" in light of that. u.s. warplanes have again intercepted russian bombers and fighter jets off the coast of alaska.
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build an underground people mover. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. they'll be watching best buy when the company releases its company report card today. other notable earnings on deck include hormel foods, autodesk, lionsgate, and ross stores. the market pulled lower wednesday. the dow tumbled 100 points, the s&p 500 lost 8 points, and the nasdaq dropped 34 points. meanwhile las vegas is moving forward with a first of its kind. people mover. city leaders have approved a $48 million contract with elon musk's boring company to design the project. right now there are three different options to take passengers from the convention center expansion to the current hall. the people mover will be able to accommodate roughly 3,400 passengers per hour. >> and a new study suggests women think better in warmer rooms while men work better in lower temperatures.
researchers found women perform better on math and verbal tests compared to men. in warmer rooms. temperatures didn't seem to change the results of the cognitive tests for men and women. the findings will hopefully prompt employees and educational institutions to consider raising room temperatures to boost productivity. i should say employers. anne-marie? >> put an end to the temperature wars. >> oh, my goodness. go ahead. >> i do perform better when it's warmer. my hair does not perform better. >> fair point, fair point. but it's like what you don't see right now i'm not wearing a cardigan and whatnot, but i'm often wearing that because it's often cold. i can think better. >> i can understand. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you, diane. >> you've got it. still to come, the dog's tale. what happened to the dog who jumped out of the rv during the high-speed chase. we all have k9 advantix ii to protect us. it kills and repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes, too.
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the country. we are happy to report the dogs inside the motor home involved in the wild police chase we showed you yesterday morning are okay and are recovering from their injuries. at one point a dog could be seen hanging out of a broken window before jumping out. veterinarians say she had significant lacerations. >> she lets us clean her paw. she let us place the bandage on her paw. she's a really sweet dog. >> another dog that was inside the rv limped alongside the driver as she tried to escape. authorities say microchips confirm that the driver was not the registered owner of either dog. so coming up on "cbs this morning," trouble behind the scenes at the faa. is the agency doing enough to protect the flying public?
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and lasts for 12 hours. our top stories our top stories this morning. the national weather service confirms a tornado touched down in jefferson city, missouri, just before midnight. witnesses describe the damage in some areas as catastrophic. there are also reports of essentially people trapped and rescued. watches and warnings remain in effect with more severe weather in the forecast today. and cbs news has confirmed another migrant child has died in u.s. custody. the department of public health and human services says a
10-year-old girl from el salvador died eight months ago. she's the sixth migrant child known to have died in custody since september. this memorial day, travel weekend is expected to be one of the busiest ever according to aaa. tens of millions of americans will celebrate away from home. chris martinez has more on the holiday getaway. >> reporter: genesis is filling up her tank before hitting the road to anaheim to spend the holiday weekend with her family. >> it's definitely a drive, and with traffic it's easily a two- or three-hour drive sometimes. >> reporter: genesis is one of 43 million americans expected to travel over the memorial day weekend, the highest number since 2005. according to aaa, the vast majority of travelers, more than 37 million, will take to the roads, driving at least 50 miles from home. >> we're hearing consumer
confidence is growing as well as economic growth is looking positive, and that's prompting a lot of people to plan trips for memorial day. aa saudi arabia says high fuel costs are not keeping people at home. these long holiday weekends are already times of the year when people will prioritize their money going toward travel so they can spend that quality time with their friends and family. with so many friends and family on the roads, they should prepare for triple commutes. they expect thursday and friday the busiest with most drivers hitting the highways late afternoon. and in some cities, average delay times could triple. genesis is ready for a sluggish drive. >> lots of audio books, and if that's not enough, music. i mean really it's like a rotating playlist of please keep me entertained. >> reporter: a crowded commute, a small price to pay, she says, for a long holiday escape. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. coming up on "cbs this morning," trouble behind the
scenes at the faa. is the agency doing enough to protect the flying public? find out what faa employees have to say. plus, you've heard of the food pyramid. well, "wired magazine" has a new pyramid to guide their children's consumption of technology. and in "a more perfect union," you'll meet two people separated generations who have an unlikely friendship. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
sparkling bay bridge there. get ready for a beautiful day. we are warming up. good morning, everyone. it's thursday, may 23rd. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. i am loving the awesome weather. and michelle, my car broke down, despite the awesome weather everywhere. >> so you need the good weather. >> i appreciate awesome weather. >> you're going to love today. we're looking at terms a little warmer. great day to be outside. we'll show you a live look with our cam. you can see mostly clear skies right now. temperatures are running in the mid-50s as you start off the day in many locations. it's a cool to mild start as we head out in the afternoon. mostly sunny skies for your microclimate forecast in the afternoon. along the coast in the 60s, already starting the day with areas of patchy fog along the coast. for the bay, in the upper 60s, about 70 degrees. and warming up inland, some of our warmest locations, topping out in the