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2019. here's today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> do you expect the testimony of the whistleblower? >> absolutely. >> the president says he deserves to meet his accuser. >> the president is the whistleblower. the president of the united states is the whistleblower. and this individual is a saboteur. did you order the murder of jamal khashoggi? >> translator: absolutely not. this was a heinous crime, but i take full responsibility as a leader in saudi arabia. three of the four inmates who escaped an ohio prison have been captured in north carolina. the last inmate is still on the loose. >> we continue to use every asset at our disposal. chaos in hong kong. pro-democracy demonstrators hit the streets ahead of china's national day. montana's gave has declared a winter storm emergency amid record snowfall in september. all that -- >> caught on camera, a dramatic oil thanker explosion in south
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>> there morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> i love love. that's what you call true fans. the drummer guy is a 15-year-old. he says he's fueled by happiness. >> that's what i call percussion. you can see it. >> that's what happiness looks like. welcome to "cbs this morning." we begin with this -- president trump and his republican allies are fighting the democrats' push for impeachment by targeting the whistleblower in his case. the president tweet thursday last night, "i deserve to meet my accuser." he says the whistleblower's information claiming mr. trump asked ukraine's president to investigate democratic rival joe biden is largely incorrect. on "60 minutes" house intelligence chairman adam schiff told scott pelley that his committee will hear from the whistleblower very soon. democrats may deliver subpoenas to the president's lawyers as early as today. >> the latest cbs news poll finds 55% of americans approve
of the impeachment inquiry. 58% say the president doesn't serve to be impeached or it's too early to say. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. what are the next steps in this investigation in the house? >> reporter: good morning. thrive got multiple depositions scheduled over the next couple of weeks. they have subpoenaed documents from the secretary of state that they're expected to get by the end of this week. and democratic leaders say there could be more subpoenas and hearings scheduled, even though technically congress is at the start of a two-week break. >> could not ignore what the president did. he gave us no choice. >> reporter: in an interview with scott pelley on "60 minutes," house speaker nancy pelosi said she spoke to president trump about his now-infamous call with the president of ukraine. >> he told you about the phone call? >> he told me it was perfect. there was nothing in the call. but i know what was in the call. i mean, it was in the public domain.
he didn't even know that it was wrong. he's saying it's perfect, there was nothing wrong. no, it is wrong. >> reporter: a summary shows the president asked his ukrainian counterpart to look into an unproven theory about a democratic national committee computer server and into unsubstantiated corruption claims about joe biden and his son. an intelligence committee whistleblower wrote in a memo that white house officials were "deeply disturbed." >> your committee already has an agreement with the whistleblower that he will testify. >> we have agreement that he or she will testify, yes. >> reporter: house intelligence committee chairman adam schiff said his committee will subpoena information from the president's personal lawyer, rudy giuliani. the whistleblower's complaint alleges giuliani repeatedly urged ukrainian officials to investigate biden. >> we're going to need evidence from rudy giuliani, and it's our intention as soon as first thing next week to subpoena him for documents.
and there may well come a time where we want to hear from him directly. >> reporter: giuliani denies any wrongdoing and only one house republican, nevada's mark amodei, announced support for the appointment inquiry. >> when i read the transcript, i see two leaders having admiration, not intimidation. >> reporter: house minority leader kevin mccarthy insisted there was no impeachable behavior in that phone call. >> you say the president has done nothing wrong. i take that to mean that you find it appropriate that the president asked mr. zelensky for an investigation of his democratic rivals. >> the question before the house of representatives is to impeach the president based upon a phone call that the speaker never even heard. >> reporter: lawyers for the whistleblower dispute chairman schiff's claim that an agreement
has been reached for the whistleblower to testify. they say that details are still being worked out, and that no date or time has been set yet. tony? >> nancy, thank you. the whistleblower's attorney also says he fears for his client's safety because of some of the reaction to the report. paula reid is at the white house. how is the president handling this? >> reporter: well, good morning. the president says he deserves to meet the whistleblower, but there is no right to confront your accuser in an impeachment inquiry. this is not a court of law. this is a political process. that's why over the weekend we saw the president's advisers taking their case to the court of public opinion. >> this individual is a saboteur trying to undermine a democratically elected government. >> reporter: the president's allies appeared on the sunday political shows to attack the whistleblower who set off an impeachment inquiry. >> there were a lot of things in the report that are concerning in terms of allegations that
were very partisan. >> reporter: they continue to dismiss the allegations as secondhand knowledge, even though most of the details are corroborated by a partial record of the call released by the white house. >> i think this whole thing is a sham. i can't believe we're talking about impeaching the president based on an accusation based on hearsay. who is this whistleblower? >> reporter: president trump appeared to make a veiled threat against the intelligence official tweeting, "i want to meet not only my accuser but also the person who illegally gave this information." adding, "was this person spying on the u.s. president in r big consequences -- president? big consequences." >> i believe tthe whistleblower and the inspector general have acted in good faith throughout. >> reporter: in a letter to acting intelligence chief joseph maguire, an attorney for the whistleblower voiced serious concerns for his client's personal safety citing those comments by president trump at a private event last week. >> you know what we used to do in the old days when we were smart, right, for spies and
treason. woe used to handle them differently than we do now. >> reporter: the attorney indicated a $50,000 bounty has been issued for information relating to his client's identity. >> biden played a role in getting these collusion allegations covered up. >> reporter: the adviser cannot answer questions about why giuliani was reaching out to ukraine and not u.s. law enforcement. >> if these charges are so serious and credible, why have they not been picked up by the president's handpicked fbi director, the handpicked attorney general william barr -- >> i don't know if they have or haven't. >> reporter: the president said he would have giuliani or barr reach out. the attorney was surprised and angry to be lump friday with giuliani as it suggests that the
president's personal attorney and the top law enforcement official have the same role. gayle? >> so many layers. thank you so much, paula. roxanna has been digging into the in kiev. we heard you have new information on the content of the talks. what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, good morning, gayle. ukraine's president said this morning he will not be releasing the transcript of his july 25th phone call with president trump. a former adviser to ukraine's president said it was a well-known fact the president was looking for information on joe biden and that ukraine's president knew that u.s. aid to his country was at stake. >> i'm sre that issue of biden was forever on the table between zelensky and trump. >> reporter: the former lawmaker and adviser to ukraine's president zelensky, he believes it the clear that president trump wanted ukraine to investigate his democratic rivals. >> of course he wanted political privileges, favors for his re-election from ukraine. >> reporter: in return for military aid? >> i would say yes. >> reporter: do you have any evidence of that?
>> it was like well-known fact in ukraine. >> reporter: in 2016, leschenko was at the center of exposing paul manafort's deal flgs ukraine. he said he recused himself after it became clear it could threaten relations with the trump administration. ukraine relies heavily on u.s. aid in its war against russia. in july, trump ordered nearly $400 million of that support withheld. days later in a phone call, he asked ukraine's president to investigate the bidens. according to the whistleblower's complaint, mr. trump's personal lawyer, rudy giuliani, made or attempted contact with at least seven ukrainian officials including then-prosecutor general yuriy lutsenko. he said giuliani told him to investigate the bidens. >> have you got any evidence that joe biden acted in any way which supported hunter biden's company? >> it is not by jurisdiction. >> reporter: under ukrainian law
you've got nothing? >> nothing. certainly. >> reporter: he said the two were circumventing official channels. he told us giuliani also tried to set up a meeting with president-elect zelensky, but he said no because he realized everything where -- everything about the story was toxic. >> thank you so much. on "60 minutes," saudi arabia's de facto leader gave his first tv interview since the murder of a "washington post"
contributor at a saudi consulate in turkey. "cbs evening news" anchor and managing editor norah o'donnell spoke with crown prince mohammed bin salman. the cia. believes he was behind the -- the cia. believes he was behind the killing of critic and columnist jamal khashoggi in istanbul. >> reporter: did you order the murder of jamal khashoggi? >> translator: absolutely not. this was a heinous crime, but i take full responsibility as the leader in saudi arabia, especially since it was committed by individuals working for the saudi government. >> reporter: the cia has concluded with medium to high confidence that you personally targeted khashoggi and you probably ordered his death. >> translator: i hope this information to be brought forward, if there is any such information that charges me, i hope it is brought forward publicly. >> reporter: what kind of threat a newspaper columnist to the kingdom of saudi arabia that he would deserve to be brutally murdered? >> translator: there is no threat from any journalist. the heinous crime that took place in a saudi consulate. >> khashoggi's body has not been found. violence in hong kong is expected to escalate as china celebrates its 70th anniversary of communist rule tomorrow.
clashes erupted against over the weekend. police confirmed the arrests of more than 150 people. we have more from hong kong, ramy? >> reporter: good morning, this banner behind me celebrating china's 7 0th anniversary has been repaired after demonstrators stormed the central business district on sunday. angry demonstrators ripped down patriotic chinese signs like there one, venting anger against beijing in what they call is a slow erosion of their democratic freedoms. on social media, videos were posted of protesters as well as regular passengers escaping a subway station closed during the chaos. while the entrance to another was engulfed in flames sparked by molotov cocktails. the violence between police and protesters has only escalated over the past 17 weeks. police now using teargas and water cannons loaded with blue dyed liquid used to identify protesters. that you will while beijing plans a major celebration against tiananmen square where its military might and economic prowess will be on full display.
but here in hong kong, protests are planned, and that is despite a police ban. those could embarrass beijing on a day it wants the world to see china as a stable and prosperous country. tony? >> ramy inocencio, thank you so much. a powerful early fall storm is dumping record amounts of snow in parts of montana. sections of the state were blanketed with more than three feet of snow. many schls and roads were forced to close today after th governor declared an emergency yesterday. carter evans is in hard-hit great falls, montana. what's it like now? >> reporter: well, the snow has stopped, that's the good news. but they're used to extreme winter weather here, just not this much snow this early. the last time they got 13 inches in september was back in 1934. now this storm dumped a lot of high winds created whiteout conditions and knocked down trees. at one point nearly 2,000 people lost power. the most impressive totals were in browning, about 100 miles northwest of here, that got 40 inches of snow.
the last time they got 13 inches in september was back in 1934. now this storm dumped a lot of snow very fast, several inches. high winds created whiteout conditions and knocked down trees. at one point nearly 2,000 people lost power. the most impressive totals were in browning, about 100 miles northwest of here, that got 40 inches of snow. the september storm reached as far as idaho and spokane, washington, nearly two inches of snow fell there saturday. that is the first measurable snowfall on that day since they started keeping records back in 1981. now temperatures are expected to drop into the teens and 20s, so all of this is going to freeze pretty hard. school is closed in browning where they got 40 inches of snow. gayle? >> all right. i'm not ready. but thank you. thank you so much. we have breaking news out of north carolina overnight where lawmakers captured three out of four escaped inmates from ohio. the men were taken into custody
in the raleigh area. they escaped from the galia county jail in the southern part of ohio early yesterday morning. one inmate is at large this hour. tom hanson is in galipolis where they were held. how did they get away? >> reporter: the inmates escaped behind me here in ohio around 12:00 a.m. sunday using a shank to overpower two female corrections officers. according to authorities, the men took down a secured door to the outside and stole a corrections vehicle to make the getaway. authorities are asking people in the town of cary to be on the lookout for lawrence lee, still on the run. the other threes, brian martin, christopher clement, and troy mcdaniel were found at a red roof inn around 2:00 p.m. all three were taken into custody peacefully. there is the second time in a month that brian martin escaped the jail which has been criticized for having multiple jail breaks. the jail did not have any male corrections officers working the night of the escape. three of the fugitives were taken to a local county public safety center where they await
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omar is at the courthouse. why could today be critical for this case? >> reporter: well, we could hear more expert testimony and possibly closing arguments. meanwhile, the jean family is trying to find strength by honoring his life. >> i am just in awe of what we're seeing today. >> reporter: sunday night in dallas was the official u.s. launch of the botham jean foundation. it was a formal red tie and red carpet fund-raising gala and birthday celebration for the young man with a promising future. >> i think it's a demonstration of transition of pain we're going through into power. >> reporter: the red tie event comes just two days after former dallas police officer amber guyger testified she killed jean in self-defense, mistakingly thinking he was a burglar in her apartment. >> it's like let me see your hands, let me see your hands. >> reporter: last september, guyger told investigators she entered the wrong level of their
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really inside the bottle. so, we partnered with mile high labs in colorado to test these nine samples of cbd that we purchased from around the country. the results might surprise you. it took two days for senior lab assistant joshua cogell to test our nine samples. checking for cbd and thc the ingredient in marijuana that gives a high and also for dangerous impurities like pesticides and heavy metals. >> mile high labs we test for four heavy metals -- mercury, arsenic, cadmium and lead. >> those sound bad? >> yes, you do not want those in your body. >> reporter: the cbd craze kicked off last september. that allows farms to grow hemp, the source of cbd. it is a member of the marijuana family, but it produces only trace amounts of thc. under the bill, the government allows less than 0.3% thc in cbd
products. here's what mile high found in our samples. none had pesticides or heavy metals above federal standards. the thc levels were all within federal guidelines, but when it came to dosages advertised on the label, watch out. four samples were pretty much right on. two samples cheated you, giving you only 60% to 80% of the advertised dosage. and then there were the overperformers. 1,000 milligram supply was really 1,100, 10% higher. and one was way over. 210% of what the label said. >> this last sample claimed 500 milligrams in the bottle. and we measured 210%. in the bottle. >> reporter: holy mackerel. >> yeah. >> so that's really concerning to me. >> reporter: steve mueller founded mile high lab in
loveland, colorado, and is the ceo. >> we believe strong action will improve it. >> reporter: he testified at fda hearings arguing for federal regulations to ensure accuracy in labeling. >> right now there's no one enforcing any of those things. it's sort of up to the companies to do it themselves. some of the -- >> reporter: it really is the wild west. you just -- whatever you say is what ends up on the label is what people think they're buying. >> yeah. you can see that from the results here that it is the wild west and what you get on the shelf is -- you don't really know. >> reporter: to find out if what we don't know can hurt us, we went to the emergency room at uc health-university of colorado hospital. >> we know it has some medical benefits. >> reporter: where i met dr. andrew monte, a toxicologist and emergency medicine physician who has treated people who have ingested too much cbd. >> patients can become more sominal than expected. they can become very sleepy.
patients can get nausea, diarrhea. those are the most common side effects from oral cbd. >> reporter: and here's another buyer beware. don't turn to cbd and turn away from medications your doctor prescribed. >> it seems to me people have no problem paying $50 for a very small vial of cannabidiol. yet they don't want to pay their $5 co-pay for a medicine that's been tested in a randomized clinical trial. >> it's worth mentioning, dr dr. monte tells cbs news that cbd does interact with prescription drugs, but because we lack reliable trials, which could be a decade away, we don't have an understanding -- >> so much we don't know. including the dose that's actually in this. >> no idea. now the ap did a study of vape products which were considered suspect like black market. and found 10 of the 30 had synthetic marijuana. so, really and truly, if you
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moon and mars could soon become a reality. the spacex ceo showed off the latest version of his towering stainless steel "starship" rocket in texas.t the critical breakthrough that will make space travel like air travel. >> there are many troubles in the world, of course, and these are important. we need to solve them. we also need things that make us excited to be alive, that make us glad to wake up in the morning. and be fired up about the future. this is i think the most inspiring thing that i've ever seen. >> musk predicts the rocket's first orbital flight could come in the next six months followed by longer range missions with humans on board by 2021. gayle, you going? >> no, but i'm cheering him on. he thinks big.
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we are dealing with traffic on the upper deck of the bay bridge. a vehicle fire has three right lanes shut down as you make your way through. have a massive backup. this will affect your drive. if you're commuting out of the east bay into san francisco we are looking at the map to show you perspective how slow and go traffic is through there. you might want to use the san mateo bridge as an alternate until they clear things out of the roadway. the san mateo bridge has work as well. a chilly start to the day. grab your jacket as you head out the door for work and school. temperatures are the coldest since we have seen in may. 14 santa rosa. 50 and livermore. oakland 53 san jose as well.
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grood -- good morning to our viewers in the west. i'm gayle king with tony dokoupil and anthony mason. ahead, what house democrats are doing next in the impeachment inquiry while republicans defend the president. plus what olivia newt ton june is giving up as she fights cancer for the third time. first here's today eye opener at 8. president trump and his republican allies are fighting the democrats push toward impeachment in targeting the whistle-blower in his case.
>> they've got multiple depositions scheduled this week and next. they have subpoenaed documents from the secretary of state. president trump tweeting a suggestion that intelligence pcommittee chairman adam schiff could be arrested for treason. former adviser to ukraine's president told us it was a well known fact president trump was looking for compromising information on joe biden. demonstrators stormed the business district raising anger against beijing. it finally stopped snowing but they're used to extreme weather in montana. they're not used to getting this much snow this early, though. inmates escaped out of a county jail and overpowered two female correction officers. and cracks one deep right center. back toward the wall! it's out of here! doug smith back from the injured list. his first at bat in two months and he hits a walk-off home run in the season's final game!
the never say die mets finish the season on an incredible note! >> this morning's eye epopener presented by at&t. let's go places. >> i think baseball announcer guys live for that moment. it's out of here! >> was that the new york mets celebrating? >> it was. i'm not sure what they're celebrating, because they're not in the playoffs, but it was a nice ending. welcome back to cbs this morning. we're going to begin with this. president trump says he deserves to meet the whistle-blower who reported his alleged wrongdoing as house democrats step up their investigation of that whistle-blower's complaint. house intelligence committee chairman adam schiff told "60 minutes" they plan to subpoena rudy giuliani for documents related to ukraine as early as today. giuliani pushed ukraine to investigate joe biden and his son hunter. schiff also says there is an agreement for the whistle-blower to testify but his lawyer disputes that. >> house leaders made their case
for and against impeachment on "60 minutes" last night. >> we could not ignore what the president did. he gave us no choice. it wasn't any change of mind. i always said we will follow the facts where they take us. >> the president did nothing in this phone call that's impeachable. the question before the house of representatives is to impeach the president based upon a phone call that the speaker never even heard. >> reporter: the inspector general who found the whistle-blower complaint to be credible will reportedly speak with the house intelligence committee behind closed doors on friday. that's the same day secretary of state mike pompeo is supposed to turnover documents related to the president's communications with ukraine. >> jonathan turley is with us. he testified before congress in 1998. president bill clinton could be impeached for lying under oath. good morning, jonathan. thanks for being here. you just heard the congressman saying the president did nothing impeachable and that the evidence is hearsay.
>> first of all, you can bring in hearsay evidence in impeachment process. you can bring it in in the trial itself. also, if this is proven, this is a clear impeachable offense. this could be self-healing using public office to your own political and personal advantage. you is have to prove it. >> what are the democrats missing at this point? >> a quid. the fact is that the transcript does not do it. people say you don't have to show he made this connection. >> connection to military aid, almost $400 million. >> you really do. if you're going to take down a president, you're going to need to show he made that linkage. i've got $400 on the table and this is what i want. he falls short of that. this is a president that has a curious ability to rest on the line of criminality. it's a place most presidents avoid. >> some would say he knows exactly what he's doing. if you're looking for the evidence and you're the democrats, what power do the
committees have to investigate? >> this is really sort of turbo charging congressional investigative powers. once you're in impeachment, the courts continued to defer to congress. they did that in the nixon case. the supreme court said there is executive privilege but we're not going to let you use it. if there is an allegation of criminal acts or an impeachable offense, the courts tend to defer to the process. in this case it could be both. this could be a criminal act. peachable offense.y could be an you just have to prove it. >> you really do have to dot the is and cross all your ts. last night nancy pelosi told scott pelley the white house needs to speak the truth. is there anything the white house can do to stop this inquiry do you think? they seem to be try. >> they seem to be trying but not very well. i think that they are going to have to try to separate that quid from the pro quo. they're going to have to bring people out to say there are other reasons we held that money. they're having trouble sticking that landing.
if they don't have a case to make so far that the president had objective reasons for doing this. the biggest concern they have, the torpedo in the water is that somebody comes forward and makes that connection and says the president made it clear this money is not getting to the ukraine until i get this. if they have a witness that says that, you're off to the races. >> does it matter, though, that we keep hearing the whistle-blower and we don't know she or he, but we've been told they have a political bias. does that matter here? >> it can. the trial is pretty much wide open. when i did the last one, i was astonished. senators would say i would raise objections under the rules of evidence and they said we're not bound by that. >> the house votes to impeach but it goes to the senate where there is a trial. does mitch mcconnell have an obligation to bring it to a trial form or can he table it? >> he has an obligation to bring it. we've never had a case where the president is impeached where the
senate did not hold a trial. keep in mind they set the rules and the majority under rule 20 can actually overrule the previedi presiding judge. they can give trump the trial he wants. don't forget, this could be the trial he wants. >> why? >> because he could -- one of the only ways to really take down donald trump may be to beat him with a livelefeless body of biden. >> because you think there's concern of what hunter biden may have done? >> i don't think many people buy that joe biden had the prosecutor of ukraine fired to protect his son. i don't think the evidence supports that. but you're still left with a very disturbing contract with hunter biden. it does look like an effort to influence his father. it's not going to look good in the bright lights of a senate trial. trying to take down trump could do damage to biden and trump could survive. that's the nightmare of nancy
pelosi. >> duathere's so many layers to this case. is either side ahead at this point? there's more to come. >> i think all the winds are at the back of the house democrats. they're building the case and this is a real impeachment case. >> always good to have you in the studio. we have breaking news from east africa where a u.s. military base was attacked this morning. the attacker set off two car bombs and fired shots outside an airstrip in southern somalia. the terror group has claimed responsibility. u.s. military uses that airstrip to launch drone attacks against. another suicide car bomber attacked a peace keeping convoy. there are no reports so far of any u.s. or i good monday morning to you. temperatures are in the upper 30s, 40s, and low 50s.
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that's the hit sg that's the hit song closure. he rode to fame wi "old town road". it broke the record with the longest running song of all time. it happened when he was 19. the rapper revealed closure was his way of coming out as gay. he told us the journey to making that announcement was not easy. monterro lamar hill, told us about it. did you know you were gay? were you thinking, it's not a good thing but i think i am. >> i knew especially around my teenage years. i was like, you know, pray willing, praying, operatiprayin. >> what were you praying for? >> that it was like a phase. >> that it would go away. >> yeah. i'm good with it but i'm not going to tell anybody. >> yeah. i mean because me being in this position like it's easy for me,
but like some little boy ten miles from here not going to be good for him. >> uh-huh. >> yeah. >> don't you think you coming out could probably help others who were struggling the way you were struggling with it? >> i think it's always going to help, it's going to -- you still have a long way to go because it's not like everybody is like messing with me now. of course, somebody listening to me in school now, you're gay because you're listening to him. it's like -- it's still a lot to be done, of course. but i do believe it's helping. >> yeah. he's 19, now 20. he's turned 20 since the interview. he said he struggled with it and saw signs that he should come out and tell his own truth. hey h -- he has no cigarettes. he was worry -- me to regrets. he was worried about his career.
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everyday living has to be a par of that healing process, as well. i've chosen that path to be grateful and to feel good about things because the other side's not so good. >> yeah. >> i'm not a victim, and i don't want to be one. i feel that what has happened to me has had purpose. >> that purpose is raising money and awareness for the olivia newton-john cancer wellness and research center in melbourne. you said one of your dreams is to see the end of cancer in your lifetime. do you think that will happen? >> i'm praying for it. you know, i think that we're all getting closer to better treatments, kinder treatments. i'm hoping that we can do more plant medicine research at my center. we have a grant from the government which is amazing to do a $2 million cancer research study with our patients for well-being. so all these dreams are coming true. >> this november, julian's auction house will sell off her most iconic costumes. some of the proceeds going toward her center.
including a dress from the "physical" tour. ♪ let's get physical he physical ♪ eporter: and those famous skintight pants from "grease." >> i see this and it's like stars. ♪ >> how many think olivia can get in the pants? show of hands. [ cheers ] we believe in you, olivia newton-john. and in case you're wondering, they still fit. >> ta-da! [ applause ] >> you did it on come out! whoa, that's amazing. that's amazing. you have a favorite olivia newton-john song? one that stands out for you that says every time i sing that or every time i hear that, i really love that one? >> well, yes. i guess "i honestly love you" would be one of those songs. ♪ i love you i honestly love you ♪ because i always closed my show with it. and every time i sing it, there
would be something new and beautiful in the keep well, fol. >> yes. i wish that for you. >> i've got lots to do. >> she's got lots to do. she just turned 21. she's been diagnosed with stage-four cancer, the high east -- there is no stage five. she's well aware. she said, i don't focus on that, i focus on the now and live in the moment. that song, anthony, you probably know the answer -- i thought it was "have you ever been mellow." it's "have you never been mellow." did you know that? >> yes. >> i knew you did. the power of positive thinking makes a difference -- >> i had the album. >> i swear you said she turn today 1 -- >> did i say 21? >> i think you did. >> we'll go with 50.
you're going to have to play the tape on that. i did say that -- >> nod of heads here. it's attestament to good morning. dramatic video of a car engulfed in flames and the exclusive tower camera. it was put out this morning and no word yet on how it started or if there is any injuries. residents put large boulders on the sidewalk to deter homeless encampments but people keep pushing the rocks into the street. public works is now volved. the university stanford hosted an anniversary party for start x thing they choose
welcome back. let's get you updated on this trouble spot on the bay bridge. we had a vehicle fire and it is now out. it looks like the fire is out but the right lane is shut down as a result. it is causing a big backup in the upper deck of the bay bridge you can see traffic crawling along on the westbound side.
commuting is going to be tough. you are back into the mains with approaching 60 minutes just to get from the foot of the mains into san francisco. use the san mateo bridge as an alternate. event the richmond san rafael bridge of the golden gate. >> it is a chilly start to the day and temperatures the coldest since we have seen in maine. definitely check it out with santa rosa at 40 degrees right now and mid-50s in oakland and san jose with some isolated showers this morning. through the afternoon it is clearing and low 70s and upper 60s in san jose looking at the mid-sixties from oakland. today the coolest day and we will warm up as high pressure builds
morning." it's time to bring you some of the stories that are the "talk of the table." this is where we pick a story we we'd like to share with each other and all of you. tony? >> i'm thinkg about a "forever 21." >> i was surprised this was your pick. >> i'm a child of the '90s, at the mall a lot. it was a mall standby. and forever 21 has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. it operates about 800 stores around the world including 500 here in the u.s. forever 21 will close 178 stores here in the u.s., and it says its assets and liabilities not good, in the range of $1 billion to $10 billion, less than you would expect for a company that
is like the definitive store along with like cinnabon and macy's -- >> yes. >> of the mall, if you're a child of the '80s -- >> casual corner. i remember it well. >> they say part of the reason they're struggling is they expanded too quickly. but also less mall traffic. and the shift to online shopping. >> struggling. it's tough when a brand you grew up disappears. it feels like you've lost something. >> they're not gone yet. they are still around. >> not like i ever wore forever 21. it's for the girls. i saw it you know. i think i might have held a girl's hands in forever 21 as a boy. am i next? >> yes, you are. >> mine is about a homeless woman in los angeles who became a social media sensation when a police officer took a vote of her singing in the subway last week. listen to this voice. ♪ ♪
my gosh. listen to that. it made the hairs stand up on the back of my neck. they called her the subway soprano. her identity has been a surprise until now. she's been identified as 52-year-old emily zamourka. homeless for the last three years. before that, she taught music and was stunned to learn that she is a media sensation. yeah, she hopes to be able to work in music again. she came here from russia at the age of 24. a trained violinist and pianist, she taught lessons and had serious health challenges that sort of derailed her career. she is hoping that now she'll be able to work again when people hear -- it's amazing, her voice. i love, love watching and listening to her. it goes to show you behind everybody there is a story. you see this lady just -- carting around these bags and plastic bags and pillows and stuff. there's a there-there behind her. my story's about two weddings. the first a surprise september blizzard was an uninvited guest at a wedding this weekend in spokane, washington.
brittany and sean touhy had to move their wedding indoors, but the snowstorm created an unforgettable backdrop for their wedding photos which was supposed to be fall themed. not. the photographer got them to step outside for ten minutes to snap the dramatic pictures. even the wedding parties took part. those are great pictures. i took some great wedding pictures of one of our very own. that's dana jacobson there getting married on saturday night to sean grande who folks up in boston will know. he's the play-by-play announcer for the boston celtics. dana looks absolutely stunning. and she looks so happy. this is them on their way to their first dance on the dance floor. she is my former co-host on "saturday morning." so i wish them all the best. they looked fantastic. >> do you remember what the song was? >> i can't remember the first song. >> his hips remember, though. >> allegedly there was some dancing. >> michael buble song. >> anthony mason also cut a rug. >> congratulations.
we wish them all the best. >> very nice. looked gorgeous. yes, yes, yes. historian lonnie bunch is the first african-american to serve as head of the 173-year-old smithsonian institution. he's in charge of 19 museums, 21 libraries, and the national zoo. and he oversees about 7,000 employees in all. bunch is also founding director of the national museum of african-american history and culture in washington, d.c. it has welcomed more than six million visitors since opening in 2016. bunch writes about his journey establishing the musinis new book "a fool's errand: creating the national zoo of african-american history and culture in the age of bush, obama, and trump." he joins us at the table. lonnie, good morning. >> good morning. >> you're busy, lonnie bunch. >> a busy man. also a very successful museum. so why is it a fool's errands
>> everybody told me it was fuelish to take this on because it started with no staff, no idea wherem wod be, no collections, no money. people told me, you should be eecond director because the first one will fail. >> might have been the a good idea. >> you called it the museum of no in the beginning because you did get so many nos. >> it was amazing how many people didn't believe it would happen. >> i like, lonnie, from the beginning it wasn't a moment where it's for us by us, you said this is not a museum for black people by black people, this is a quintessential american story. i think that's important. what's the point you're making? >> my point is that often we look at african-american history as an ancillary story. yet if you want to understands american core values and resiliency, optimism, it's the african-american story. i want people to realize this is their story regardless of who they are. >> you were told -- you were -- first let's say lots of people had lots of ideas about what should be in the museum. did they not? not? >> absolutely. >> what should not.
you were stopped by an older black woman who said, whatever you do, don't talk about slavery. >> she was a church lady walking from church. she said, i love what you're doing, but if you talk about slavery, you're going to hurt the community. >> you thought what? >> i thought, if slavery was the number-one thing people didn't want to know about, it was the number-one thing i had to let people know because it's the kwi quintessential thing in america. >> you had a battle building this collection. one of the stories i love is -- is a consideration you had with -- a conversation you had with chuck berry. you wanted his guitar, he want you to have his car? >> absolutely. we call, i want the guitar, he wrote "maybe lean." he said i'm only going to giver you the car if you take my candy apple red cadillac. i don't want this cadillac -- >> turned out to be a big attraction. >> the staff loved it. people loved it. it's the number-one thing people take pictures of in the museum.
>> he didn't trust you in the beginning. >> he started yelling the flex day he didn't trust me because as he put it, i just found out you work for the federal government. >> wow. >> used to the irs coming after him. >> the donations might be a good tax write-off. >> you've got 40,000 artifacts, mostly from people's basement and garages. i think the collection that you did to get this museum in place i think is astounding, the work you and your staff -- started with a staff of two. what you and tasha coleman did. >> i think the thing was i knew we couldn't just have technology. because at the smithsonian we have the greensboro lunch counties, the ruby slippers, the wright flyer, i said we had find good stuff. one day i fell asleep and woke up in front of the television and there was "antique road show." i never heard of it. i thought what a good idea. i put a new spin on it. saving african-american treasures. we went around the country and said bring out your staff. and 70% of all the things we found in the collection came from basements, trunks, and
attics of people's homes. >> we said at the top, very popular museum. you alleged lly got a calm from seventh grade girlfriend? >> i got a call and the woman wanted tickets. >> always, i don't think you were my girlfriend -- >> he was the seventh grade girlfriend. i'm thinking -- when you're young you remember every crush you had. it was such a good lie, i gave her the tickets. >> lonnie bunch, thank you so much. "a fool's errand" is on shenandoah vallsale now. deborah norville wants us to help think positively. she's in the green room with how she says writing just three words a day can help us
. "ned "ned edition's" deborah norville shares her latest book called "chicken soup for the soul: think positive, live happy." 101 unique stories about optimism, faith, and strength, too. it's distributed by simon and shuster which is a division of cbs. since 1993, more than 100 million copies of "chicken soup for the soul" books have been sold in this country and alasca.
there are more than 250 titles in the series. deborah is a co-author of the latest. she wrote the introduction and helped select the essays from thousands that were submitted and joins us at the table. hey, deborah norville. >> good morning, everyone. >> hey. >> you lead with your own story. you said, my depression was there for the world to see. they made changes. you remember a headline that said what? >> it was an article in the "chicago tribune," thank you, "chicago tribune," "left for dead by the side of the road," how they described my career. >> that was how you were feeling. >> no! that was how i was. on the side of the road. no one would have bet 50 cents that i would have gotten my career back, i would have been back on television, i would have been part of a book series. >> you said, this is what i like, you said you don't so much when stuff happens in life, as it does to all of us, it's not so much about moving on, it's about moving forward through challenges, grief, disappointment.
what's the difference between moving on and moving forward? >> that was taught to me by a friend whose husband died in the september 11th terror attack. i talked about moving -- moving on. she said, no, no, she corrected me. she said, you do not move on, you move forward. you take that with you, but you move forward in life because that experience has become a part of you. and -- and keep it with you, keep the learnings from it with you. but move forward and get -- get new things going in your life. >> there were thousands of stories submitted. >> it was so hard to pick. >> how did you pick? >> sometimes it was just like we've got too many where it's focusing on somebody who lost their job. we can't do any more of those "i lost my job" stories, we'll save it until we do the 101 stories about losing my job. we try to the keep it in segments. there's a variety. >> was there any one that particularly struck you? >> my god, there's one although i love. one of your favorites. this woman lost her job, she had gotten her pink slip that day. she's got six days, in the
grocery stores weeping as she's doing her marketing. she saw a bright yellow envelope in the meat counter. shy picked it up -- she picked it up, and ist said, "everythin will be okay, are you going to be fine." how did this person know? she paid it forward. she started a social media movement where she's sharing that message. it lands in your lap on the day you needed to see it. >> make a stranger's day. and she ended up meeting the lady who wrote the note to her. i thought that was -- >> completed the circle. >> this is about optimism. studies show it can help you live longer, right? >> this is crazy, and that's why the book is so useful particularly now. we were talking about impeachment. a lot of people are understandably stress good what's going on in politics in this country. when you read a book like this, it will make you more optimistic. and the harvard school of public health, two months ago, published a study that said people who are optimistic live on average 11 to 15% longer. >> i believe that.
>> they have a 50% greater shot at making 85. >> wow. >> i believe that. >> adjust your mindset. >> there's a story about the power of now when it comes to dating. so many people are looking for forever. >> yes. >> there's a sry where the guy says i'm not looking at forever, how about right now. >> yeah. this was a lady who had been divorced. after three years she finally started dating again. she was a nervous wreck. she goes out with a lovely man. he could sense her discomforts. he said, look, i'm not looking for forever, just want a nice evening. she said, don't spend so much time worrying about the future that you miss the now. the now is usually pretty good. every one of us has something good in our now. and my mission is to help you focus on that. >> when people get there book, could you go to 78 and read "can't is a four-letter word"? we don't have time -- >> you would like it, i will. >> "can't is a four-letter word." >> thank you so much. "chicken soup for the soul:
think positive, think happy." and you can watch deborah norville on "inside edition." >> tonight on tv. and it is international podcast day. who knew there was a day? the cbs podcast celebrates its third birthday. we talk to the ceo of tinder about the future of dating and relationships. before we go, gretchen ruben has advice for people who struggle with being chronically late. there she is, right on time. way to go. we'll be right back. ["white rabbit" by jefferson airplane]
♪ one pill makes you larger ♪ and one pill makes you smaller ♪ ♪ and the ones that mother gives you ♪ ♪ don't do anything at all ♪ remember what the dormouse said ♪ welcome aboard. ♪ feed your head before we go, here's one thing you can do to live a happier, healthier, more productive life. thanks to our partnership with gretchen rubin and her podcast "happier." studies show about 20% of all americans are chronically late and nearly 30% struggle to arrive at work on time. "the new york times" bestselling
author gretchen rubin has tips to show how to show up on time. good morning. >> good morning. >> there starts with getting out of the house on time, doesn't it? >> right. now one reason a lot of people are late is they're trying to do one more thing. they want to finish the e-mail, they want to put in a load of laundry. you can move your productivity to the other end. you can say, okay, when i get there, i'm going to review that document or figure out the scheduling rather than trying to do it before you leave. >> a lot of people are late because their kids are dragging their feet. put your shoes on, where are your books? how you can speed up the family routine? >> these are easier said than done, but have a key place for the keys, wallet, sunglasses. also have everybody get ready the night before. get -- pick out your outfit. get your papers together. get your gym bag together. have it ready by the door ne. >> it doesn't apply to work, but isn't there a 15-minute grace immediate where you can be late or is that the world according to gayle? >> that's a new york thing. the subway is late. it was so crowded.
you can look at how long the commute is. we often have a fantasy of how long our commute is or how long it takes to get to school. time it out, and so that you can leave at the right time instead of chronically being laid. >> that impacts other people. >> we should think about how it impacts other people. >> right. when you show up, everything starts. when you're late, people resent it. >> how do you trick yourself into getting to a better schedule when it comes to being a time? >> you can change your alarms, have somebody else move your alarm for you. yeah. and also, getting up early, getting up a little bit early so you can move, that helps a lot of people. >> is there a psychology involved when we're late -- >> makes us happier. i want to know how it makes us happier. >> part of it is like why are you late. some people have a bad idea of time. they're not good at gauging time. they might need several reminders, like now and then i have to hit snooze, snooze, snooze. some people do. they want to get something done before they leave. and they underestimate -- we often underestimate how long it will take us to do something. so we're not always good at guessing how much time we need to accomplish a task.
good morning. it is 8:55. my michelle griego. dramatic video of a car engulfed in flames. it was put out about 8:10 this morning and no word on how it started or if there's any injuries. 68-year-old freddy graham due in court accused of starting 13 grass fires and charged with two special counts for setting fires during states of emergencies and he's being held on $2 million bond. and san francisco's new chase center will open the doors for warrior's preseason games in less than a week. the dubs are lacing up for media day today and will enter the arena for the first time as
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welcome back. it's 8:57 and update you on the trouble spot. that car fire on the bay bridge, it is now out and as you can see, traffic is moving much better through there. chp canceled that traffic alert and they had lanes blocked and that's as you approach the upper deck of the bay bridge approaching fremont and traffic is moving a lot better.
improvementing as far as drive times and perspective up onto the upper deck itself coming away from the meter and much better news from there. bay bridge toll plaza backed up well into the maze and all approaches being hit and brake lights and a busy ride off the east shore freeway. but your drive time went from 60 minutes from the maze to the city to 36 minutes so much better news there, mary. that is great to hear. all right. we're starting off the day with clear skies from -- it's a chilly start for sure. temps the coldest we've seen since back in may. it's been a while for sure. we head through the afternoon and we'll have more clearing and a few showers, spotty showers earlier this morning. you can see a few isolated showers across the diablo range right now. heading through the afternoon, cool, breezy, low 70s in concord, upper 60s for highs in san jose and mid 60s in oakland and for san francisco. we are going to warm up as high
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