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patient in the united states. a texas health worker contracts the virus despite wearing protective gear. >> at some point there was a breach in protocol. the fate of oscar pistorius is in the hands of a judge. sentencing begins for the olympic track star in the shooting death of his girl forest. and snapchat leak. they capture thousands of private pictures and videos shared by the social media service and began posting them on the web. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 13th, 2014. good morning. i'm susan mcginnis in for anne-marie green.
they say a breach in protocol lead to the case of ebola. it's the first known case being contracted in the united states. she treated the liberia man who died from the virus last week. another person who came into close contact with the health care worker has been placed in isolation. brian webb reports. >> reporter: a hospital worker treating ebola patient thomas duncan was infected with the virus while wearing a gown, mask, gloves, and other protective clothing. >> which this individual was exposed, which they were, it's possible others were exposed. >> reporter: health officials believe workers somehow breached protocol and they're trying to determine exactly what happened. >> one of the areas we look at closely are things like how you take off the gear that might be infected or contaminated. >> reporter: the name of the female patient has not been released. crews started cleaning outside her apartment building and plan to clean inside on monday. city workers went door to door
handing out flyers to alert neighbors. >> i'm definitely going to take more precautions. something very scary, very creepy. that is just a few houses down. >> reporter: concern over the spread of the virus was evident across the nation. in massachusetts a medical clinic was shut down briefly when a money who recently returned to liberia complained of a headache and muscle aches. he was transported to the hospital for tests. and in los angeles a hazmat team surrounded a plane from new york that had a sick passenger. brian web, cbs news, new york. another american with ebola is investigated better. he remains but is slowly improving. he was working as a cameraman in liberia and was sent to the hospital. he's received an experimental drug and blood transfusion from an ebola survive jeer oscar
pistorius's sentencing hearing begins today. it's the first time he's in court since he was convicted of killing his girlfriend last month. the hearing is expected to last several days. pistorius, a double am pew tree track star could receive a jail sense nens. in syria near the turk eric border street by street fighting is reported in the town of ke bani. former secretary of defense leon panetta says ground troops are needed to provide better intelligence. >> it doesn't have to be american boots on the ground but you have to have people on the grounds who can identify targets and help us identify the kind of effective air strikes that are
going to be needed if we're going to be able to undermine and destroy this vicious enemy we're dealing with. >> it's forced some 200,000 refugees across the syrian border. in neighboring iraq, they were forced to use apache attack helicopters to stop advances on iraq. they were on the verge of attacking iraq's airports last week and they unleashed a series of deadly bombings. >> reporter: the bombing victims were buried. but along with the grief there is angry frustration that hundreds of iraqi security check poiptds and thousands of iraqi police and soldiers can't prevent the bombers from slipping by again and again to slaughter innocent civilians. so what about isis fighters on the attack in the countryside around the capital? could they breach baghdad's
security? like this woman and her son, they choose to be optimistic. could isis take baghdad? >> no. i don't think so. >> no. the borders are very secured, okay, for this attack. >> reporter: the news from around the country is deeply worrying. violence has already killed over 13,000 people this year. iraqi forces have made some small gains against isis fighters but overall they are battled, demoralized, and deeply in need of american help. there may be no clear conclusion but there's no choice. they have to fight this with a mix tu of military strategy, international diplomacy, and tough-minded internal politics. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, baghdad. severe weather is possible from east texas where tornado watches are posted this morning to the ohio valley.
meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz has more on the storm track. >> we're seeing the jet dream take a big plunge down the middle of the country and deep down into the south over the next couple of days. you've got a cover draft of the cold air and warm air and in between as is often the case we'll be talking about thunderstorms and severe weather. heading into monday we've already got storms coming out of the plains. large areas we'll have to watch from indianapolis to the gulf coast. we could see damaged tornados, heavy windfall and they start from the west. a lot of warmth for ek october. the 80s all the way toward cincinnati and it will be squeezing to the east coast. also some news from the topics. we have tropical storm gonzalo. this will be tracking its way across the u.s. a. british virgin islands. on tuesday, making a close pass
to puerto rico, close to the island as a hurricane. and out to the open atlantic as we head toward next week. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. there are two major storms caution problems in asia this morning. a cyclone slammed killing at least eight people. 400,000 were evacuated from coastal areas and a typhoon hit japan. at least 37 people were injured on okinawa and 150,000 were told to evacuate. the storm could reach dwroek by tomorrow. this morning in hong kong hundreds of democracy protesters tried to reinforce barricades to block streets. earlier police removed some barricades in an effort to ease traffic but the police say the demonstrators could remain on the streets. >> more demonstrations are plan for today in the st. louis area to protest the shooting of two black teenagers by white police officers. 17 people were arrested
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three swimmers were trapped by strong surf in an ocean cave in san diego. the waves prevented them from getting out of the cave or back up the steep cliff until they got help. >> i was down here just watching the waves and stuff and the kids were in the water and this huge set came. it started dragging them out. they couldn't get out. i grabbed my extension cord and hoisted them out of the water. >> the lifeguard also used a rescue rig to get them out. all are expected to be okay. one teenager is dead and two are critically injured after a hayride ride in maine. a girl died from head injuries after a jeep hauling them lost control saturday night. it went down a hill and crashed into a tree. more than 20 were injured, among them the drive e and a young
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across the street from sayerville high school. several students face sex crime charges stemming from asia haing from the football team. organizers say the event was held to promote healing. private photos through snapchat have been posted online. it's similar to what happened to celebrities but don dahler reports noncelebrities, many of them teenagers. >> reporter: snapchat is a popular social media chat that allows users to spend and use photos. part of the app's allure is that the images disappear after six seconds and supposedly can't be saved on a hard drive. it's an especially alluring tool for teenagers who want to hide their texting from students. half of the users from 13 to 17 but thousands of kids are maybe about to get schooled on how little privacy there is for
social media. last week a site acknowledged they got ahold of over 200,000 photos captured by third-party applications that can easily get around snapchat's supposed anonymity. the company denied responsibility. >> i think it's fair to assume internet is not a safe place. if they're going to send something that they're not comfortable with their grandmother seeing, they should not be sending it on snapchat. >> reporter: apple experience add similar scandal last month. their private files and cloud storage files were hacked. jennifer called it a sex crime. but an actual sex crime might occur if any of the illegal snapchat photos are of children. on the "cbs moneywatch" gas
prices singer and a novel winner at the box office. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. the bond market will also be closed. investors are hoping for a rebound after a rough, rough week of trading. last week the dow lost 464 points. the s&p fell 61. the nasdaq dropped 198 points. gas prices at the pump are down again because of lower crude oil prices. the lun the lunldburg report shows gas dropped 12 cents. boeing has a new airplane order worth $4.9 billion. an order is from ga rue da indonesia airlines. the new 737 max aircraft is
designed to be more efficient than others. a proposed merger of two north american railroads is rejected. csx, the number three in the u.s. was. a hostile takeover could face opposition from u.s. regulators and national security officials. >> and at the weekend box office "gone girl" was at the top again. it earned more than $26 million. "dracula untold kwtsds was second with $23 million and the disney movie "alexander the terrible no good very bad day" was third. >> i can't wait to see "gone girl." when we come back st. louis gets homer happy. they pull even with the giants thanks to the long ball.
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here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country. in sports, game two of the national league championship series is one to remember. the st. louis cardinals get a late-game home runs from oscar tell veras and matt adams but wong delivers the biggest hit of them all. >> long hit into right, into the corner. game over! wong wins it in the ninth! >> the walk-off homer gives st. louis a 5-4 win over the san francisco giants. more importantly for the cardinals, it ties the game at
one apiece. the giants were in philadelphia to take on the eagles. eli manning sends the game under pressure. he's sacked six times and giants receiver victor cruz is expected to miss the rest of the season after a serious knee injury. at that point in the game, the eagles already held a 20-point lead. philadelphia goes on to win, 27-0. the dallas cowboys deliver sunday's biggest surprise. they rebound from a ten-point deficit to hand the seahawks just their second home loss since 2012. it's a 30-23 win. dallas improves to 5-1 this season. and the green bay packers come up with the wildest finish on sunday with the team trailing by four points. aaron rodgers throws the go-ahead touchdown pass with just six seconds left in the game. packers win, 27-24. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning" tony
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three, two, one. in minnesota they held the annual pumpkin drop this weekend. a giant pumpkin was dropped from a 100-foot-tall krarngs smashed onto the ground. that crowd of kids rushed in to grab big pieces of the pumpkin. and just in time for halloween, the pumpkin sun. nasa scientists had some fun combining images of the active regions of the sun from october 8th. the result is an amazing image that looks like a jack-o'-lantern. they used two sets of giant wave lengths to create the halloween image of the face of the sun. well, there issing? new under the sun with bicycles. they're getting a high-tech makeover. some believe it's the future
urban transport. michelle miller takes a look. at his cambridge, massachusetts, workshop, he's reinventing the wheel. >> it helps you. it pushes you, multiplying your power up to ten times. >> so it makes it easier. >> much easier. >> you've got it. >> reporter: it works like this. replace a regular bike wheel with a copenhagen wheel. it now functions like a hybrid electric car. >> if you're going downhill it brakes you downhill and stores the energy in the battery. if you're going uphill, it gives you an extra push. beaterman would p show us the inner workings because of copycats. a smartphone app is all it takes to program the ride. >> flatten my city. that's one of my favorites.
it makes hills feel like they're flat. >> i feel it. >> in response to your pedaling. >> it's sort of the environment adapting to you, learning about you. >> sanjay is with m.i.t. he said everyday items like thermostats and locks are becoming smarter thanks to powerful sensors in wi-fi connectivity. >> everything mechanical we deal with has a potential of becoming automated and becoming much more for us. >> he's hoping his copenhagen wheel can reinvent the commute. >> so am i getting a workout? >>. >> michele miller, cbs news, cambridge, massachusetts. coming up after your local news on tc b "cbs this morning."
. from the cbs-3 broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". it is columbus day, october 13th, good morning, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. stories we're following today, veteran, eagles fans, who since outside the linc during home games he said a woman stole his prosthetic leg before last night's blow out win against the giants. >> happening today, philadelphia prepares to celebrate the life of legendary sportscaster bill campbell who passed away last week at the age every 91. >> one of the nurse who is cared for the nation's first ebola pain sent now infected herself. how crews are now trying to keep this disease from spreading further. those stories, much moran the eagles win last night, all coming up in just a bit. let's start with the forecast. >> always happy to see