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indiana backlash as the hoosier state faces increasing heat over a newly passed religious freedom measure. some potential gop presidential candidates are siding with the state's republican governor who signed the bill into law. a new wave in music. some of the recording industry's biggest stars announce their plans to launch a new music streaming service. you literally are a guy who has is all expect for respect love friends, good parents and a grammy. >> and bieber blister. but the bad boy pop star gets in a surprising last word. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, march 31st, 2015. good morning, i'm alison
harmelin in for anne-marie green. the wave of backlash against indiana indiana's religious freedom law. the state's largest employers are calling for the law to be reformed. indiana is one of 20 states that have similar laws. as early as today arkansas lawmakers may consider a bill the governor says he'll sign. the controversy has forced presidential contenders to stake their ground. gop hopefuls are siding with the state's republican governor mike pence, who signed the bill. >> for the first time in the history of our country, religious liberty is under uniform attack by the government. it's never happened before. never. >> what about the religious liberties of americans who do not want to feel compelled by law to provide a catering service or a photography service to same-sex marriage? >> texas senator ted cruz who announced he's running for president last week tweeted "i'm proud to stand with governor
mike pence for religious liberty and i urge americans to do the same." this morning's entire front page of "the indianapolis star" is dedicated to an editorial calling for the state to fix the religious freedom law. the editorial begins "we are at a crucial moment in history and much is at stake." the paper doesn't call torefor repeal but a new law. we have this report from indianapolis. >> the proposal carries. 24-3. >> reporter: indianapolis residents cheered as the city council adopted a resolution opposing the state's new religious freedom law. earlier the mayor of indiana's largest city added his voice to the growing chorus of those who want the law repealed saying it allows for discrimination against gays. >> this is about doing what's right for individuals for our city, and for our state. discrimination is wrong. >> reporter: lawmakers met monday to come up with a fix for
the law which allows people to conduct business based on their religious beliefs. >> we don't believe that anyone should be discriminated against. we wouldn't support this law if we thought that was the effect of it. >> is the fact that you're considering this lem slags that could clarify the law just four days after it was enacted a sign that you're buckling to public pressure? >> no, i think we're reacting to an obvious misconception about what the law does. >> reporter: republican lawmakers have yet to make public language that would fix the law. democrats say they want it repealed. >> they need to do a reversal a 180, on this and get us towards the path of healing the reputation of the state of indiana. >> reporter: the mayors of seattle and san francisco and the governor of connecticut have banned state employee business travel to indiana. apple ceo tim cook called the law part of a dangerous trend and just days before the final four here the indianapolis-based ncaa said it's concerned about how the law could affect student athletes.
critics fear incidents like this one five years ago when an indianapolis bakery refused to make rainbow cookies for a college gay pride event. then-owner david stockton. >> you know we're a family-run business you know and we have two young impressionable daughters and we thought maybe it would be best not to do that. >> reporter: the owner eventually settled with the city for violating its anti-discrimination ordinance. adrianna diaz cbs news indianapolis. in switzerland, negotiations to work out the framework for a deal to control iran's nuclear program are down to the wire. the deadline is 6:00 p.m. eastern time. mark albert's in washington. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison. sources tell cbs news it appears iranian negotiators are playing hardball, a sign the regime may not be getting what it wants in talks aimed at stopping it from developing a nuclear bomb. with less than 24 hours to go secretary of state john kerry and leaders from five world
powers continue to press iran to agree to a basic deal that would rein in its nuclear program for at least a decade. both sides realize there is a lot at stake. >> the down side of no deal is a nuclear armed middle east and iran with a weapon. the up side of a good deal is that iran is contained. its nuclear program is contained. >> reporter: difficult issues remain. among them tehran's desire to continue sensitive research and development into uranium enrichment before the agreement expires. another question how iran would dispose of its existing stockpile of atomic fuel. possibly the biggest hurdle iran wants immediate relief from crippling sanctions while the u.s. wants to remove them over time. republican lawmakers have already signaled congress will impose new u.s. sanctions against iran if there is no agreement this week. over the weekend, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell appeared alongside prime minister benjamin netanyahu in jerusalem.
as the israeli leader denounced the deal. >> will this make their move forward more moderate or make it more extreme? i think it's a no-brainer. >> reporter: the white house is hoping both sides will agree to the framework by tonight to avoid a congressional showdown. western diplomats tell cbs news that deadline could be extended if a deal is within reach. now, even if the u.s. and iran accept a framework of a deal iran's supreme leader has said he won't sign it until all the technical details are hammered out which could take another three months. allison? >> mark albert in washington, thank you, mark. the investigation into the germanwings crash is raising new questions about screening pilots. prosecutors say andreas lubitz had been treated for suicidal tendencies. they cite medical records showing he had psychotherapy over an extended period of time before receiving his pilot's license. >> he had at that time been in
treatment of a psychotherapist because of what is documented as being suicidical. >> crews are building a temporary road in the french alps. remains of 78 sets of dna have been recovered so far. this morning the defense will make its case in the boston marathon bombing trial. the prosecution rested month. elaine quijano show us how jurors became emotional. >> reporter: prosecutors show jurors this p picture of dzhokhar tsarnaev one minute before the bombing, standing behind a tree just a few feet away from his youngest victim 8-year-old martin richard. chief medical examiner dr. henry neil showed yourer ises the bloody clothes richard was wearing that day and pointed out a gaping hole in the boy's shirt
where the blast had blown apart his torso. one piece of metal, he testified, appeared to have entered and exited richard's body, severing his spine. there were small nails, round metal pellets, there were small fragments of wood and black plastic. there was a piece of metal underneath the clothing nields said. the graphic testimony brought several jurors to tears. in the gallery richard's parents, bill and denise, quietly listened. the prosecution rested its case after 15 days of compelling testimony from survivors and law enforcement. tsarnaev's defense team acknowledged his guilt from the start but argued he was under the influence of his older brother, tamerlan. his lawyers opened their case today highlighting a series of ordinary tweets including this one from a year before the bombing which read "hhmmm get breakfast or go back to sleep, this is always a tough one." an example, his lawyers hope to convince the jury that tsarnaev was a typical college student.
the defense team's strategy is to try to help tsarnaev avoid the death penalty. defense lawyers are expected to wrap up their case in the next day or two. elaine quijano, cbs news, boston. one person is dead and two others injured after an suv rammed a gate at the national security agency. the nsa is located at fort meade, maryland home to 40,000 military and civilian employees. officers opened fire on the vehicle monday when the driver refused to stop. one person inside was killed. a second was injured. an officer was also hurt. law enforcement officials tell cbs news both men inside the vehicle were dressed as women. coming up on the morning news e-mail controversy. hillary clinton responds to demands by house republicans that she turn over her personal server. and later, rapper jay-z teams up with the biggest names in music for a new service. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ ♪ ♪ sustainable tea tree oil and kale... you, my friend, recognize when a trend has reached critical mass.
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hillary clinton's on a collision course with house republicans this morning over her e-mails. they've told her to hand over the private server she used as secretary of state. her lawyer says it's been wiped clean. nancy cordes reports. >> reporter: clinton has until friday to comply with a republican request to hand her server over to a third party for review. but a letter from her lawyer makes it clear, that's not happening. even if such review were appropriate or legally authorized, he writes it would be pointless because at the end of last year clinton asked that her account be reset to retain only the most recent 60 days of e-mail. republican trey gowdy chairs the benghazi committee. >> the decision particularly after a congressional investigation has begun to summarily delete or wipe clean public record i think was a pretty bold move on her behalf. >> reporter: clinton's lawyer says the server was purged only after the secretary's personal attorneys identified all
work-related e-mails and handed them over to the state department. >> i chose not to keep my private personal e-mails. >> reporter: in a press conference earlier this month, clinton described deleting her personal e-mails but not the work-related ones and vowed that her private server would remain private. >> what do you think about this republican idea of having an independent third party come in and examine your e-mails? >> i went above and beyond what i was requested to do and people will be able to judge for themselves. >> reporter: republican leaders tell us they will call on clinton to go before congress at least twice, once to talk about her e-mail arrangements and then to talk about the benghazi attacks. clinton has agreed to testify, but she hasn't said anything about making multiple appearances. nancy cordes, cbs news, capitol hill. movie mogul harvey weinstein's facing sexual assault allegations this morning. police in new york confirm they're investigating an accusation against weinstein. a 22-year-old italian model
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on the "cbs moneywatch," jay-z gets some major star power to back his new project, and soon you might be able to enjoy an egg mcmuffin any time of day. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> reporter: good morning. tidal was officially introduced yesterday in new york city. jay-z, kanye west daft punk nicki minaj, madonna and alicia keys are among the owners. tidal is a membership-based service that provides access to music and videos. for a monthly fee, members can stream on computers, smartphones or listen offline. asian stocks finished mostly higher following stimulus action by china. hong kong's hang seng added a fraction. tokyo's nikkei lost 1%. wall street is looking for
another day like yesterday. stocks surged after we got a lot of good economic data and corporate news. the dow rose 263 points. the s&p finished 25 points higher. and the nasdaq gained 56 points. toyota says it's introducing less costly crash prevention systems in most of the cars it manufactures by the end of 2017. the new technology uses a camera and radar to detect objects near the car. the technologies can also slow down or brake a car automatically and will be available in toyota's low-cost models. well leave your selfie sticks at home if you plan on attending coachella or lollapalooza this summer. the music festivals in california and chicago have banned them. more and more picture takers are placing their cell phones on the end of sticks to snapshots of themselves. critics say they are obnoxious and a danger. and the prayers of hungry late risers have been answered.
mcdonald's plans to test serving breakfast all day. it includes mcdonald's most popular breakfast menu. the fast food giant has resisted offering breakfast all day because serving breakfast and lunch at the same time poses logistical problems. the test menu will be available at some locations in san diego starting next month. allison? >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, it sounds like a great idea. we should both get breakfast. when we return a little known comic makes a big move. we'll meet the man who will be taking over hosting duties from jon stewart on "the daily show." that's lactaid®. right. 100% real milk just without the lactose. so you can drink all you want... ...with no discomfort? exactly. here, try some... mmm, it is real milk. see? delicious. hoof bump! oh. right here girl, boom! lactaid®. 100% real milk. no discomfort. and for a tasty snack
late-night shake-up. comedy central announced trevor noah will take over as host of "the daily show" after jon stewart's departure later this year. noah is a south african comedian who began appearing on the show late last year. he says he hopes to bring a different perspective as the new host, but he's already delivered some of "the daily show's" signature satire. >> i've been holding my arms like this since i got here. yeah. i never thought i'd be more afraid of police in america than in south africa. it kind of makes me a little nostalgic for the old days back home. >> stewart's hosted "the daily show" since 1999 and he's not said exactly when he's leaving. comedy central also provided the comeuppance many americans have been waiting to see. celebrities bashed justin bieber. >> you were ranked the fifth most hated person of all time. kim jong-un didn't even score
that low. >> two hours late to a concert in dubai because he refused to stop playing a video game. say what! >> of course as with any roast, the subject gets the last word. and while bieber did some roasting of his own, he closed on a sincere note. >> the things that i've done really don't define who i am. i'm a kind-hearted person who loves people. and through it all i lost some of my best qualities. for that, i'm sorry. >> sitting on the dais at somebody else's roast. if at first you don't succeed, maybe a game show host will let you try again. look what happened on monday's episode of "the price is right." 84-year-old contestant margaret sinks a putt from just a few feet away. unfortunately she pushes the ball just to the right of the cup. that's when host drew carey reveals to her the name of the game. >> margaret luckily the game is called hole in one or two. >> on her second shot margaret nails it. and her prize?
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inchtsds a new report looks at why some women are at risk of the most deadly form of breast cancer. >> reporter: zelma was only 34 when a routine mammogram turned up something suspicious. >> the fact that i had a mammogram every year and they never had to take additional pictures, i was thinking that something was not quite right. >> reporter: watkins had breast cancer. oncologists divide breast cancer into four different molecular types that help determine treatment. the most common form is treated with hormonal therapy. but watkins had the deadliest form called triple negative requiring intensive chemotherapy. >> once they say the word "cancer," you pretty much don't hear anything else.
>> reporter: the report found black women have nearly twice the rate of triple-negative breast cancer as white women. and the highest mortality rate from any form of breast cancer. researchers used to think the poor outcome in black was due to higher poverty rates leading to delays in diagnosis and treatment. dr. lisa newman is a surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer. >> there were actually other clues that there might be some biologic differences in breast cancer as well. this report confirms that suspicion. breast cancer afflicts the african-american women in different ways. >> reporter: watkins volunteers with sisters network inc. a group that does breast cancer education and outreach for black women. >> i don't know why i had triple-negative breast cancer. it does not run in my family. but the fact that i was receiving my annual mammogram, it was detected at an early stage. >> reporter: dr. newman stressed that breast cancer has the best prognosis when caught early.
she said that makes screening especially important in black women who are at the highest risk for the deadliest form. dr. john lapook, cbs news, new york. in sports the atlanta falcons and cleveland browns have been disciplined by the nfl. the falcons were fined $350,000 and fill forfeit a fifth round draft pick in 2016 for using fake noise at home games. team president rich mckay has been suspended from the competition committee for three months. browns' general manager ray farmer was suspended four games without pay for sending text messages to the sidelines during games. that's a violation of the league's electronic device policy. the browns were also fined $250,000. and the university of connecticut made its eighth straight women's final four. lewis scored 27 points to lead the uconn women in a 91-70 win over dayton. uconn trailed at halftime but went on to a 15-3 run to take the lead and the game. coming up after your local
news on "cbs this morning," dr. holly phillips with new details about enterovirus. plus more on jay-z's new music streaming business. and vacationers beware. travel editor peter greenberg has a warning about hidden resort fees. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm alison harmelin. have a great day.
. >> good morning everyone, hire ' what's happening in conshohocken, fire crews on the scene after house fire, 100 block of west first avenue. that fire is under control now. but as we will show you in a matter of moments it did do a lot of damage. >> no injuries have been reported, at least one person had to be evacuated. we're staying on the scene for you. >> good morning, everyone, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. shooting death of darby borough police officer mrs. already arrested his girlfriends, but on different charges. we'll have live report in a few minutes. first, a check on the forecast katie tracking the possibility of snow again? >> not in philly. let me take that perfectly clear. we hear the word snow. everybody's just like no, no more. i get it. it is the end of march. we're officially