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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, april 14th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." are are the race. the race for the white house heats up in new york. the democrats talk tough ahead of tonight's defeat and john kasich picks you an endorsement but could fall on deaf ears. without a doubt, the zika virus causes severe birth defects and now the race is on to determine who is at risk and when. a medical breakthrough when a quadriplegic moves his hand with the power of his mind.
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kobe bryant stole the show. the black ma ma gave fans a show and his team a rin to retiwin t style. >> what can i say? mamba out. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. it was a hall of fame wort y y finale. the last game of a remarkable career kobe bryant came through with a remarkable performance. bryant carried the lakers with a win over utah and saving his best game of the season for last. even bryant said he was shocked. teri okita has our report from los angeles. >> reporter: the night belonged to basketball star kobe bryant who ended one of the most successful careers in nba history. scoring a season high 60 points and a win in his final game. >> i spent 20 years here.
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i mean, you can't write something like this. >> reporter: black mamba, brian's nickname received kudos from famous friends. >> this has been absolutely beautiful. i can't believe it's come to an end. you guys will always be in my havert. >> reporter: the 18-time all-star turned pro at just 17, spending his entire career with the los angeles lakers. he helped his team win five titles, was named finals mvp twice, and league mvp in 2008. bryant talked about last nice as a laker after the game. >> putting on my jersey, okay, this is the last time you're putting on a jersey. ♪ do you know what i mean? and last time, ♪ >> reporter: it included hundreds of fans outside. fans forked over $2,000 average on retail tickets with the most expensive listed at $25,000 each. >> kobe is one of a kind and he's changed the game.
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>> reporter: bryant capped off his legendary career with a story book ending and love him or hate him, proved to be a true baller to the very end. >> what can i say? mamba, out. >> teri okita, cbs news, los angeles. of course, kobe wasn't the only game in town last night. up the california coast, the warriors made history. >> the official number is 73. the greatest regular season in nba history now belongs to the 2016 golden state warriors. >> the golden state warriors trounced the memphis grizzlies 125-104 to break the record for the most wins in an nba season, finishing the regular season 73-9. for coach steve kerr safe to say the win was bittersweet. he played on the '95-'96 bulls team that set that record. >> toili told our guys, i never
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a million years, thought that record would be broken. i thought it was dimaggio's history. i was wrong, but i will say the same thing now i said 20 years ago. i don't think this will ever be broken. >> golden state now sets its sight on defending its title and taking on the houston rockets in round one of the playoffs. tonight, hillary clinton and bernie sanders square off in a potentially high stake debate here in new york city. sanders hopes tuesday's new york primary will help cut into clinton's lead in delegates. on the republican side, front-runner donald trump is arguing as much with party leaders as he is with his opponents. don champion is here in new york. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton and bernie sanders were energized by supporters at rallies last night across new york city. sanders hopes a strong debate performance tonight will help him pull off an upset on tuesday. the republicans, in the
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meantime, are positioning themselves even more for a fight at their convention in july. on the eve of tonight's critical new york debate, bernie sanders drew 27,000 people to manhattan's iconic washington square park, one of the largest crowds yet of his campaign. he challenged rival hillary clinton on issues like expanding social security benz. >> are you ready to expand social security benefits? i am still waiting for her response. >> reporter: polls show clinton a 10-point lead over sanders in new york. at a community center in the bronx, she tried getting out the vote. >> our potential is still, in my mind, limitless. all that holds us back is our political will. >> reporter: on the republican side, ted cruz is building support for a contested convention. last night, he blasted donald trump on his campaign tactics. >> donald and his team, it's
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almost they are subjects in a clinical course in psychology. >> reporter: trying to boost his campaign before the convention in july, trump hired a new republican strategist. while stumping in pittsburgh last night, he talked about jobs. >> pennsylvania, we know this. provided steel to the entire world. it will happen again. >> reporter: outside the rally, police were called in to control clashes between hundreds of trump supporters and protesters. several arrests were made. and this morning, john kasich has picked up the endorsement of the new york "daily news" editorial board. the board said it's endorsing kasich because of his experience answer also because it believes every vote for kasich would hurt donald trump. a man on the board said would demean the highest office in the land and shows trump with a 30-point lead going into tuesday's primary here. >> don champion here in new york, thank you, don. u.s. officials say no
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question. the zika virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and possibly other brain-related birth defects. centers for disease control say ths t this is the first time a virus transmitted by the mosquito has been known to cause birth defects. >> they have a severe form of microcephaly that is often with problems in the brain and seen on images and ct scans or mris. they make us very concerned. >> whether women in their third trimester are still susceptible. president obama says progress is being made in the fight against isis, but the fight remains difficult and complex. the president was briefed during a visit to cia headquarters yesterday. he outlined where u.s.-backed forces have taken back territory from the terrorist group and said it had been, quote, a bad few months for the islamic
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militants. cbs news learned so far nothing significant has been found on an iphone used by the san bernardino terrorists. the phone belonged to the gunman syed farook. 14 people were killed in december's attack. the fbi unlocked the phone last month without apple's help. the u.s. plans to file a diplomatic protest after russian war planes through dangerously close to a u.s. warship in the balkan sea. >> he's on the deck. >> reporter: the russian attack jet buzz the u.s. destroyer 30 times monday and tuesday, coming as close as an estimated 30 feet. the russian jets appear to be unarmed but flew what the ship's commander described as a simulated attack profile. the texas teenager who used the so-called affluenza defense will serve nearly two years in jail. a judge handed down the sentence yesterday to ethan couch. he appeared in adult court for the first time after turning 19
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monday. couch received 180 days for each of the four deaths he caused in a 2013 drunk driving crash. there could be a dramatic expansion in the recall of faulty takata airbags. that word comes as a florida woman severely hurt two years ago by a defective airbag has died. patricia minsky was left severely jury. p -- injured. at least 11 people have died worldwide and more than 100 hurt by the exploding inflators. coming up on the "morning news." classroom controversy. a teacher is suspended for asking students to fill out a form asking some pretty personal questions. and katy perry roared. the singer wins a real estate battle with nuns. this is the "cbs morning news." of exceptional taste n
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ted cruz getting literal about the. >> reporter: ups and downs of the president value race. this video released yesterday of him riding a roller coaster in erie, pennsylvania. he can be scene on the left there with his arms raised as the car races around the track. katy perry wins a legal battle with nuns. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. scathing conclusions of a task force investigating chicago police. the panel says the department must acknowledge its racist past and overhaul how it handles excessive force allegations. the report came the same day a new police lieutenant was sworn in. eddie johnson vowed to rout out racism. a germanwings plane crash,
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the suit claims airline training center arizona didn't properly scene the suicidal co-pilot's medical background. 150 people were killed last march when andreas rubas deliberately crashed the airliner into a mountain side after locking a flight's pilot out of the cockpit. according to the suspended with pay while the school district investigates. "variety" reports that katy perry has won her legal battle against an order of southern california nuns. a judge has voided the nun's sale of property to an l.a. businesswoman ruling the sisters had no way to sell it.
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nature science journal breaks down a medical breakthrough that allowed a paralyzed man to use his hand with the power of his brain. >> it was a big shock. because, you know, it's something that i haven't moved in about three and a half years at that point. >> the neurolife device transmits signals from his brain to his hands and fingers, allowing him to pour a drink, swipe a credit card, and even play guitar hero all through thought. researchers hope one day this technology can be used on stroke patients or people with severely brain injuries. pretty miraculous. still ahead, royal adventure. the duke and duchess of cambridge about on safari in india and get up close to wildlife. key change for the canned meat spam. details in ""moneywatch"
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the s&p added 20. the nasdaq finished 75 points higher. some 40,000 verizon land line and cable workers are walking the picket lines this morning. they went on strike yesterday in nine eastern states and washington, d.c. they have been working without a contract since august. the key issues are job security and health care. the union say verizon wants to free pensions and layoff workers and rely more on contract workers. verizon says it has hired thousands of nonunion workers to fill in during the strike. a just released survey of workers in silicon valley. the survey was done by the job search website hired. sometimes the gap is as much as 30%. men are offered higher salaries than women about 69% of the time. the wearable camera maker gopro hired a designer away from apple. he worked at apple more than 20 years. he helped design the iphone 4
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and ipad wireless keyboard and he'll head the design team at gopro. gopro shares jumped nearly 20% on the news. you tell google how much time you want to run and it looks at your skel and find the time and fills it in. if you're a fan of the canned meat spam, some tweaks are in the works. hormel says the classic ingredients won't change but the ingredients for spam light and spam less sodium will be adjusted. hormel wants to use more ingredients that consumers know. >> all of hawaii is concerned right now. they take spam to a gourmet level. >> i thought it was just for road trips? >> oh, no. you've never had spam sushi, jill? >> no, never! i've never even heard of it!
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. oh, no. those kids have to get lucky charms! >> the voice behind lucky charms iconic commercial has died. arthur anderson was the voice of the leprechaun in the cereal ads from 1963 to 1992 despite not being irish. he was best known for the cereal but he acted along orson welles in the 19 possess production of
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julius cesar. anderson was 93 years old. a couple locked in a kiss missed a robbery unfolding right in front of them. surveillance video shows the couple pressed together at a montana bar as the armed suspects burst in. the bartender has his hands up as they ransack the cash register but doesn't disrupt the couple. we are getting a sneak peek at the detroit zoo's spectacular new penguin habitat. the 30 million dollar facility is the largest of its kind in the world. more than 80 penguins will call that habitat their home. it has an underground tunnel. the deutsche and duchess of cambridge got an up-close visit with india's wildlife. they went on a jeep safari as they toured a national park yesterday in a remote part of the country.
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you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. here another look at this morning's top stories. it's estimated some 27,000 people showed up for bernie sanders rally in new york city last night. sanders debate hillary clinton tonight in new york city. ahead of tuesday's new york primary. donald trump held a rally in pittsburgh. outside, trump supporters clashed with protesters. kobe bryant dominated the final game of his remarkable 20-year career. bryant scored 60 points and leading the lakers to a come-from-behind win over utah 101-96. the golden state warriors became the first 73-win team in nba history. that broke a 20-year-old record held by the chicago bulls. steph curry became the first player to hit 400 three-pointers
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in a season. another sports legend is calling it quits. he made his remark not on the field or the court but behind the microphone. this week, vin scully called his last dodgers opening game. carter evans was there. >> it's time for dodger baseball! >> reporter: over yearly seven decade, vin scully has called some of baseball's most famous moments, including hank aaron's historic home run. >> it's gone! >> reporter: and he broke babe ruth's record. >> a black man is getting a standing ovation in the deep south. >> reporter: and sandy koufax's pitching jam. >> swung on and missed! a perfect game! >> reporter: now 88 years old, scully has called every dodgers game since 1950 when the team was still dodging trolleys in brooklyn and jackie robinson was in his prime and harry truman was in the white house. he has called more than 9,000
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games. >> miracle upon miracle! he's hit another one! >> reporter: sportscaster al michaels. >> he is remarkable in so many ways. how many people can you say in their late 80s are at the top of their game? >> reporter: earlier this week, the road leading to dodgers stadium was renamed vin scully avenue. >> someone asked me the other day, what would you miss the most when you leave the job? and i thought a moment and i said, the roar of the crowd. that's what i'm going to miss the most. >> reporter: these days, those cheers are for scully. >> maybe on the final day of my final broadcast, i'll somehow come up with the magic words that you deserve. as for now, i have only two magic words. thank you. >> reporter: no, say scully fans -- thank you! carter evans, cbs news, los angeles.
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coming up on "cbs this morning" we will meet a doctor. a start-up creating diamonds in a laboratory and singer and oscar winner jennifer hudson joins us in the studio. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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struck, dragged, and left for dead, police searched for the deadly driver in a hit and run where we're live with the major clues investigators found overnight. kobe bryant, farewell, the pride of the lower merion finishing his 20 year career in style, it was just one part of the the historic night for the nb a a. and donald trump spent the day campaigning in pennsylvania, we will tell you what he a said about the joe paterno statue. today thursday april 14th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brook thomas. we will get your day started with the check of weather and traffic with katie and meisha,

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