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a new health revelation from angelina jolie. two years after undergoing a double mastectomy, the oscar had-winning actress reveals she has another surgery in order to prevent cancer. security is increased at an ncaa basketball game after president obama's niece is the target of an anonymous threat. welcome to the "late late show," everybody. >> and a star-studded debut for james cordon the new host of cbs's "late late show" starts his reign with the help of some a-list talent. >> am i ready? >> you're more than ready. >> thank you, jay. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, march 24th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you.
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i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning angelina jolie is revealing a new chapter in her struggle to prevent cancer. in a "new york times" op-ed, the oscar-winning actress says she had her ovaries and fallapian tubes removed. two years ago she had a double mastectomy. since sheen she's promised to reveal details of any other procedures she's had. she wrote, quote, it is not possible to remove all risk, and the fact is i remain prone to cancer. she said i know my children will never have to say mom died of ovarian cancer. jolie says before that 2013 surgery, she had an 87% risk of breast cancer and a 50% risk of ovarian cancer. her mother, grandmother and aunt all died of cancer. and the university of maryland police say they have been unable to substantiate a threat made against president obama's niece. she plays on princeton's women's basketball team and there was
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extra security at last night's game against maryland. susan mcginnis has details. >> the heat at the buzzer that's it. >> reporter: maryland's lady terps ended the princeton tigers' undefeated season monday as undercover security agents stood guard throughout the arena. the win is being overshadowed by a now-unsubstantiated threat against president obama's niece, leslie robinson. the freshman forward for princeton was reportedly not aware of the threat before the game, but her coach was. >> leslie's safe. no one loves her like i do. and she's an important part of our team. so keep the freaks out of the gym, how about it? >> reporter: authorities here say a woman called the school's police department saying she received a text indicating a man she knew had a gun and mentioned president obama's niece. campus police started an investigation immediately and notified the secret service. some agents were already inside the arena guarding supreme court justices sonia sotomayor and
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elena kagan who were in attendance. fans who learned of the added security measures after the game were surprised. >> that's news to me. >> reporter: over the weekend president obama attended the princeton game against wisconsin-green bay. the commander in chief was not there last night. leslie robinson is the daughter of craig robinson craig is michelle obama's brother. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in washington thank you, susan. texas senator ted cruz travels to new york this week to raise money for his just-announced presidential campaign. as craig boswell reports, crews kicked off his campaign yesterday by appealing to conservatives and taking dead aim at president obama's health care law. >> reporter: texas senator ted cruz says conservative christians should rise up and restore the promise of america. >> that is why today i am announcing that i'm running for president of the united states. >> reporter: he made the formal announcement at liberty university, an evangelical
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christian college. the 44-year-old republican laid out his vision for the next administration, calling for a flat tax securing the borders, and ending president obama's health care law. >> imagine in 2017 a new president signing legislation repealing every word of obamacare. >> reporter: senator cruz gained national attention in 2013 leading a 16-day government shutdown as he urged congress to cut off money for the health care law. cruz, a tea party favorite and now the first major candidate in the 2016 race not only criticized president obama but took aim at likely gop challengers. >> imagine repealing every word of common core. >> reporter: jeb bush is a defender of the education initiative. the former florida governor along with kentucky senator rand paul wisconsin governor scott walker, and several others are expected to join cruz in the coming months in a crowded field for the republican nomination.
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craig boswell, cbs news, washington. >> and you can hear from ted cruz when he stops by studio 57 coming up on "cbs this morning." a likely democratic presidential contender, hillary clinton, paid a visit to her old boss and former rival. clinton met privately with president obama at the white house for about an hour yesterday. the white house says they discussed a variety of issues. clinton posted a message to twitter praising obamacare and taking a swipe at the republicans like ted cruz who want to get rid of it. she wrote, "16 million covered, young people preexisting conditions, women get better coverage repeal those things? embrace them." she also posted an old photo of her and the president. well penn state university has set up a task force to examine the role fraternities and sororities play on campus. it was last week a secret facebook page belonging to the penn state chapter of kappa delta row that featured foelt
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toes of nude women became public. the task force will look at racial and ethnic diversity, sexual misconduct and alcohol abuse. and now to news about a police investigation of a fraternity at the university of virginia. an alleged gang rape reported by "rolling stone" magazine made national headlines. the magazine admits there were mistakes in the article. and police investigating the alleged incident say the evidence does not back up the story. wendy gillette reports. >> reporter: police investigating an alleged gang rape at a university of virginia fraternity say there's no evidence the attack described in "rolling stone" magazine actually took place. >> suffice it to say we were unable to find any basis of fact to conclude that there was even an event on september the 28th, 2012 at that particular fraternity house. >> reporter: in the explosive article last fall a student identified as jackie described being sexually assaulted by seven men at a five kappa thi
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party in 2012. the allegations prompted the university to suspend all social activities at greek organizations. but investigators found numerous discrepancies in the woman's account including her friend's recollections of the incident. >> they don't recall any physical injuries. they do feel like something occurred, but they don't recall any physical injuries. and so there's some inconsistencies between what they recall and what's outlined in the article. >> reporter: jackie refused to cooperate with police after the article was printed in november. >> and that doesn't mean that something terrible did not happen to jackie. >> reporter: police say the case is suspended, not closed. wendy gillette for cbs news new york. president obama is scheduled to meet with afghanistan's new president at the white house this morning. mr. obama is expected to discuss the likelihood of slowing the pace of the u.s. troop withdrawal from afghanistan. yesterday ghani met with secretary of state john kerry. fresh violence this morning in eastern afghanistan.
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gunmen opened fire on a highway. they sprayed passing vehicles including a bus with automatic weapons fire killing at least 13 people. so far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack. israel's prime minister is apologizing. benjamin netanyahu says he was sorry for remarks made during last week's parliamentary election. a few hours before polls closed he said arab citizens had been voting in droves. his party met monday with members of the arab community to apologize. and the house wants president obama to send arms to ukraine. by an overwhelming vote of 348-48, monday lawmakers passed the resolution to send lethal weapons to ukraine. they would be used in the fight against russian-backed rebels in a war that began last april. coming up on the "morning news" now, deadly construction accident. a scaffolding collapse claims the lives of workers in raleigh, north carolina. and later, seaworld makes a
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in north carolina a construction worker is hospitalized in serious condition today after three others were killed in a scaffold collapse. the scaffold fell off an 11-story high-rise construction project monday in raleigh. an investigation is trying to determine what caused it to collapse and crash into a parking lot. and testimony resumes today in the boston marathon bombing trial. on monday prosecutors focused on jihadi material and other evidence from the defendant's digital devices. marlee hall reports. >> reporter: jurors were shown some of the text messages dzhokhar tsarnaev sent and received three days after the deadly bombings. in one exchange he texted his friend. "you saw the news?"
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then i texted "you can go to my room and take what you want." he pleaded guilty last year to obstruction of justice for removing evidence from tsarnaev's college dorm room. defense lawyers spent hours vigorously cross-examined fbi computer forensics expert kevin swindon about his testimony last week. in that testimony, swindon told jurors copies of al qaeda's-inspired magazine were on tsarnaev's computer including an article titled "make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom." two pressure cooker bombs exploded at the finish line of the boston marathon killing three and injuring 264. besides describing text messages, swindon's new testimony was about islamic chants found on tsarnaev's computer and mobile devices. but his lawyers argued those were just a small sample of hundreds of digital files that also included homework assignments and pop songs. lawyers argued other family members used the computer. swindon also testified tsarnaev's older brother
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tamerlan had encryption software on his computer but dzhokhar's didn't. the prosecution may wrap up its case this week. marlie hall, cbs news boston. straight ahead, taylor swift fights the haters. we will tell you why she's buying up some adult websites. and in sports why some hockey fans have taken to tossing hamburgers on the ice. i'm phil mickelson, pro golfer. enbrel helps relieve pain and stop joint damage. i've been on the course and on the road. enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis lymphoma, other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders and allergic reactions have occurred. before starting enbrel, your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. you should not start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores, have had hepatitis b,
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around the country. on the "cbs moneywatch," seaworld fights back. and a baseball icon changes hands. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. seaworld is launching a new campaign. >> they live just as long as killer whales in the wild. >> reporter: the youtube ads show the seaworld animals being cared for by veterinarians. there's also a print campaign focusing on the animals' well-being. the documentary "blackfish" was critical of how seaworld kept its killer whales. revenue and attendance declined dramatically after it was released. stocks opened slightly lower. the dow lost 11 points yesterday.
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the s&p edged down 3 points and the nasdaq closed 15 points lower. singer taylor swift is among those buying porn site addresses. swift bought the web domain names before they became public this summer. it is a preventative move aimed at keeping people from linking a famous name with a porn site. the names end in dotporn or dotadult including microsoft is buying up some of the names, x and so is harvard university. the company that makes louisville slugger is selling the brand to wilson sporting goods. wilson paid $70 million. it's been a baseball institution for more than 100 years, but the owners say there's too much competition now. the bats will continue to be made in downtown louisville. anne-marie? >> that makes me just a little bit melancholy, i suppose. it's nice to have a quaint little business but there's no crying in baseball, right? jill wagner at the new york
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stock exchange. you won't have to worry about your favorite team being blacked out next year. the owners voted for a suspension of the blackout rules. for decades games were blocked from local tv. the nfl wants to see if eliminating blackouts ends up hurting attendance. and hockey fans in ottawa have come up with an unusual way of paying tribute to a player on their hometown team. last night the senators moved into the playoff position by beating san jose 5-2 behind rookie goaltender andrew hammond. well, ottawa fans had taken to saluting him in whose nickname is the hamburglar by tossing hamburgers on the ice. he's won 14 of his first 15 nhl starts. burgers? no fries? you call that a tribute? when we return "late late" debut. how host james cordon got help from leno and hollywood's a-list in his first run as a late-night
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a new era of late-night tv began overnight right here on cbs. james corden, an award-winning actor and comedian from britain, took the reins of the "late late show." >> welcome to "the late late show," everybody. >> reporter: he will be the man to follow david letterman and then stephen colbert. james corden began his run by having some fun with the fact that many in the united states don't know much about him. >> i know what you're i thissing. oh, look andy richter's got his own show. >> reporter: but the 36-year-old
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delivered nothing but a-listers in his debut. he explained how he got the job with a star-studded spoof of "charlie & the chocolate factory." >> we'll do it the way we've always done it. >> you've been chosen to host "the late late show." >> i've got the ticket. >> you might have the ticket son, but do you got what it takes? >> do you want people to see this before they go to sleep? what's the matter with you? you don't look like a talk show host. you look like two. >> i'm better than an angel. i'm 19-time academy award nominee meryl streep. >> am i ready? >> you're more than ready. >> thank you, jay. >> reporter: corden prepared for six months since being named craig ferguson's successor. he became known to audiences in the states when he won a tony award in 2012 but the englishman has been a fixture on television in his home country for more than a decade. >> shall we meet our first-ever
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guest on the new "late late show"? >> reporter: and it's evident he's putting a british twist on the talk show format by interviewing both his guests tom hanks and mila kunis, at the same time. >> let me look at your hands. oh, you got married! they got married, everybody! >> reporter: gordon also displayed his broadway chops by running through some of the most memorable moments of hanks' film career. >> there's no crying in baseball! there's no crying in baseball! no crying! >> reporter: and by finishing off with a song. ♪ i'll be right back here tomorrow ♪ ♪ and i hope you will be too ♪ ♪ for the "late late show" with me and you ♪ thank you for your time. >> looks like a good start. this is the "cbs morning news."
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shark frenzy in the gulf of mexico off the coast of louisiana. hundreds were circling looking for food as they returned to waters about 30 miles offshore. the video was shot last week from an oil platform. after the winter they head north as they follow fish into warmers waters. there's been a spike in sales of marvin gaye's "gotta give it up" following the "blurred lines" copyright case. ♪ you better get down ♪ >> billboard says in the weeks following the federal court decision there's been a 246 percentage increase in sales, including its largest digital sales for one week. a federal court ruled that "blurred lines" copied gaye's
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sound and awarded his family $7.3 million. in the sales business it's often said that customers should be treated like royalty. as christine johnson reports, a growing number of car dealerships are taking that idea to a whole new level. >> reporter: walk through these sliding glass doors, and you may think you've arrived at a luxurious spa. >>salon, a manicurist ipads we can lend you to use. >> reporter: it's actually a car dealership. >> going to get your car serviced is like going to the dentist. nobody wants to do it. if we can make that experience a little more pleasant and easier then that's a win-win. >> reporter: winston sylvester has been a loyal customer here for over 15 years. with a clear view of his car below, he can pass the time on the putting green, working on his game. >> i think pampering is a part of it today because this whole world has become a service world. it's not what you have. it's what you can do after you
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sell me the product. >> reporter: here brian blaney is able to get a mani while his car gets a pedi. >> you can have your nails done for the first time instead of just getting a nail out of your tire. >> reporter: and it's not only the luxury brand dealerships that are offering amenities. in florida, they have massage chairs and a movie theater for its customers to lounge in. there is a dog park at this subaru dealership in texas. >> what we wanted to do is really create something special for the customers to make them feel that this is the only place that they should be coming. >> reporter: making customers comfortable, maybe too comfortable. luckily these buzzers remind you where you are and off you go. >> you feel like you're taking a ride off the showroom floor again. it's almost like the car itself gets a manicure. >> reporter: driving away the car clean and repaired the customer a bit refurbished, too. christine johnson, cbs news, long island, new york.
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coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," texas senator ted cruz joins us in the studio on his bid for the white house. plus the war of words between horror writer stephen king and maine's governor. and defending masters champ bubba watson stops by studio 57. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". the ultimate headache for car owners. airbag thieves striking again this time, in the queen village neighborhood. what police are saying about the theft all over philadelphia. good morning, it is tuesday march 24 i'm erika von tiehl. >> i'm nicole brewer in for ukee this morning. police search for suspect in a robbery that ended in a hit-and-run. the description of the person police are looking for. katy? >> we can end up or expect to ends up here with another pretty quiet day. still chilly here in the delaware valley, one given for you, but nice warming trend coming our way for the mid to late week t comes with a price. we'll have to deal with wet wet which we'll discuss yes mild air i


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