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>> axelrod: the farewell to prince. family and friend gather at the superstar's estate. who will inherit his fortune and the music he fiercely guarded? ♪ purple rain >> axelrod: also tonight, a 16-year-old girl killed in a high school restroom. the horrifying assault was recorded on cell phone video. 400 years after the death of shakespeare, all the world's a stage for this ambitious tribute. and he gives instruments to those in need, no strings attached. what do you see in the people you're giving to? >> i see a lot of joy. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. two days after the death of
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prince, fans continue to gather outside the singer's home and studio near minneapolis. the fence surrounding his property is now a makeshift memorial, still growing by the hour. tonight, there are still many questions. at the top of the list-- what caused prince to die at the age of 57? who will inherit his fortune? and who controls the rights to the music he intensely protected? we begin tonight with jamie yuccas outside prince's estate in chanhassen, minnesota. >> reporter: it was the largest crowd in minneapolis since prince's death. gathered outside his home, while friends and family held a memorial inside his paisley park mansion. >> thank you, guys. >> reporter: prince's girlfriend, demaris lewis, and shooel handed out mementos. >> it's not easy to lose someone you love. >> reporter: there is still no word how prince dispied it is unlikely autopsy results will be announced for days, maybe weeks. the other unknown? what happens to prince's
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estimated $300 million estate, including his studio, an unpublished memoir and licenses to his vast trove of music. his vault contains thousands of unpublished recordings, including one with miles davis that could be worth millions of dollars on its own. minnesota law dictates that the closest blood relative should inherit everything if there is no will. prince had only one full sister, tyka nelson. >> thank you for loving him. >> reporter: but minneapolis attorney clark opdahl says it could be more complicated. >> if he had a half-sibling, they would inherit equally with the full sibling. >> reporter: at minneapolisly record store electric fetus. >> we sold out completely everything we had in the store. >> he fears the estate fight could prevent the music from being heard at all. >> i think prince would want to give it to the fans. celebrate what he has given us, and i keep finding myself
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saying, "the gifts he's given us." >> reporter: the family has not announced any formal memorial service plans just yet, but, jim, the city of minneapolis is planning one for tomorrow. they plan to play prince music by bells for half an hour. >> axelrod: jamie yuccas, thank you. an intense manhunt is under way for whoever shot and killed eight members of the same family yesterday in southern ohio. david begnaud is in pike county, ohio, with the latest. >> reporter: ohio's attorney general released the 911 calls today, a day after the execution-style murders left this small ohio town reeling. there are few clues tonight about the killings that are spread across four crime scenes. all eight were members of the rhoden family, seven adults and a 16-year-old young man.
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>> reporter: police worked through the night, expanding their search to try and find the killer or killers, who they say are still on the loose. one man was detained at gunpoint. he was one of 30 people questioned. last night, family and friends of the victims gathered at the church of pastor phil fulton. what did the attorney general and the sheriff say to the dozens of rhoden family members who were at your church last night about the concern that they are the target? >> they just expressed the fact that they needed to be very careful. the sheriff told them arm yourself. >> reporter: there are pictures today of the victims. among them is grandmother dana rhoden and her daughter hannah, who was killed with her four-day-old child laying in bed beside her. the child was unhurt. pastor fulton echoes so many in this town, totally at a loss for words to explain what happened.
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was there any violence in the family that you knew about? >> no. i cannot say i knew of any violence in the family. >> reporter: authorities have said some of the victims appear to have actually put up a fight before being shot and killed. others were simply shot dead in their sleep. jim, to the person who comes forward with information that leads police to make an arrest in this case, a cincinnati businessman said today he'll give that tipster a $25,000 reward. >> axelrod: david begnaud covering the manhunt in pike county, ohio, thank you. in delaware, a 16-year-old girl is dead and her family and town are devastated. we know when and where it happened after a fight in a high school bathroom. but as jericka duncan reports, not how and why. . >> reporter: the girl on her knees is amy joyner, who was allegedly killed by a group of girls in a bathroom brawl. wilmington, deleware police confirm the horrific attack was filmed, perhaps by more than one
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girl. police say no weapons were used. joyner was airlifted thursday to a local hospital where she died shortly after arriving. authorities say they have questioned three girls who have now been suspended from school. wilmington mayor dennis williams. >> they know they're in very serious trouble, and and spend a substantial amount of time in pris. >> reporter: do you think that's what should happen? >> i'm a retired police officer if the physical evidence shows they are the perpetrators and a person loses their life, absolutely. >> reporter: the violence of the attack has shocked wilmington. at a vigil friday night, hundreds turned out to remember joyner. maya cofield considered joyner a close friend. is there a message in all of this? >> just love each other and stop trying to fight with each other. >> reporter: senior suleida zayas says students often try to outdo each other by posting violent videos online.
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>> social media plays a big part in a lot of whose going on nowadays. you know, it's cool to record a fight. it's cool to be on social media because of a fight and that's where a lot of us mess up. >> reporter: mayor williams, father of three daughters, say it's parents who have to take charge. >> i had a rebellious one, oh, yeah, and i won the battle by going toe to toe with her. >> reporter: and that's what you think more parents need to do. >> absolutely, and parents need to step it up. >> reporter: a small memorial sits in front of the high school where classes will resume on monday. jim, the police chief here tells me that charges will likely be filed next week after the autopsy report has been completed. >> axelrod: jericka, thank you very much. this month, san francisco became the first city in the nation to require employers to provide fully paid leave for new motheres and fathers. john blackstone now has a look at the impact on presidencies. >> reporter: new parents in san francisco will now have one lesthing to worry about when they bring a baby home. the groundbreaking law was
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sponsored by city supervisor scott weiner. >> people shouldn't have to choose between bonding with the child and putting food on the table. >> reporter: so while many would suggest that this is a radical move, you suggest it's anything but. >> this is not radical. this is taking our country and starting to move it towards where everywhere else in the world pretty much, currently is. >> reporter: of 185 countries worldwide, only the u.s. and papua new guinea, lag behind offering some form of paid leave for new mothers. california is one of only four states that offers any paid family leave. but the state pays only 55% of salary. under the new law, san francisco businesses with more than 20 employees will have to make up the difference to pring it to full sally. many of the region's big tech employers already offer generous parental leave. twitter, based in san francisco, is offering 20 weeks fully paid to both mothers and fathers. but what the tech giants can
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afford, many of the city's small businesses say they can't. >> i've got it right here. >> reporter: at pier 23 cafe, owner flicka mcgurrin makes is clear she does not oppose family leave. >> maybe it's a great thought, a great idea, but i don't think that it's so great for all the small businesses, especially if they get put out of business. that's horrible. >> reporter: but others say better family leave can be good for business, helping to attract and keep employees. john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. >> axelrod: tonight, federal law enforcement officials say most of the explosives that were stolen off a freight train in the midwest this week have been recovered. the suspects apparently dumped 31 cases of explosives in a field in detroit as investigators closed in on them. one case is missing. no arrests yesterday. we are finding out about a dark discovery in the waters off bermuda. the boat two teenagers were riding in when they disappeared last july has been found.
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you may remember when perry cohen and austin stephanos disappeared. they were both 14 when they were last seen heading out to do some fishing near jupiter, florida. apparently air, norwegian supply ship found the boat, and one of the boy's iphone, about six weeks ago. and the crew has now reported it. it has been a week since ecuador was shaken by a massive earthquake, and the death toll is still rising. tonight, that number stands at 646. at least 130 people remain missing. the magnitude 7.8 quake hit hardest along the country's pacific coastline. there have been more than 700 aftershocks. president obama travels to germany tomorrow, the final stop on his three-nation tour. in london today, he took part in a youth town hall meeting where he heard an emotional statement of personal identity. margaret brennan is traveling with the president.
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( applause ). >> ah, let's see. young lady right there. go ahead. >> reporter: it was an unscripted moment at president obama's town hall 20-year-old student maria munir made an extraordinary announcement. >> now, i'm about to do something terrifying, which is i'm coming out to you as a nonbinary person, which mines they don't fit within-- i'm getting emotional. i'm so sorry. >> that's okay. >> reporter: nonbinary, or transgender people often face bigotry, something the president said he's trying to change. >> but i think the trend lines are good on this. we're moving in the right direction, and in part because of courageous and active young people like yourself. >> reporter: but the u.k. government has warned its citizens to be careful when traveling to north carolina and mississippi where new laws have provoked a storm of criticism that they unfairly target lesbian, gay, and transgender groups. british prime minister david cameron: as a friend what, do you think of those laws?
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>> our view on any of these things is that we believe we should be trying to use law to end discrimination rather than to embed it or enhance it. >> reporter: president obama told brittons they should not be afraid to travel to either state. >> i want everybody here in the united kingdom to know that people of north carolina and mississippi are wonderful people. they are hospitable people. they are beautiful states. i also think that the laws that have been passed there are wrong. >> reporter: president obama may not approve of those laws, but right now, the federal government's unable to overturn them. but, jim, he did mention that he sees public opinion moving faster on this social issue than any other. >> axelrod: margaret brennan with the president. thank you very much. up next, hamlet around the world, a global tribute to shakespeare. and to be or not to be rescued from a stuck elevator when cbs evening news continues.
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>> axelrod: we reported a few minute ago on the president's stop in the united kingdom. in london today, he also took in a little theater, actually nothing little about the theater he took in. it was a reconstruction of the globe theater where many of william shakespeare's playes were first p. as charlie d'agata reports, the visit was among the many ways shakespeare's death 400 years ago is being marked around the world. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and a very, very warm welcome to the globe-to-globe world tour production of "hamlet." >> reporter: the idea of taking shakespeare to every corner of the globe started in that other british institution, the pub. globe theatre director dominic dromgoole. >> several drinks down the line, that idea popped up. and because it's a nicely stupid idea we're going to get to every country in the world. and you can say in six, seven
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words it captures on. >> reporter: it did, vrm, even at a sprawling refugee camp in jordan when a tempest struck. >> the wind started whipping outside, and then the light went thick yellow and then it went owner and then it went completely black because we were in the middle of this biblical sandstorm. >> reporter: but that was much ado about nothing, compared to the u.n. headquarters in new york. >> 200 ambassadors sitting at desks. of all the audiences you can possibly imagine that is the toughest. >> reporter: in rome, we caught up with naeem hayat, one of two actors who play hamlet. >> to get to, say, "to be or not to be" every night is probably one of the most privileged positions i think any actor can be in. >> reporter: that a long-dead poet can transcend from required high school reading to reach global audiences for 400 years, is a testament to the bard storytelling. >> our lpg is built by
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shakespeare, thousands of words that he made up, thousands of phrases, thousands of ways of thinking. >> reporter: as the curtain falls for the cast of "hamlet" this weekend, it's the final act for dromgoole, too. he steps down after 10 years at the globe. shakespeare died at 52. >> don't say that. i'm 52. >> reporter: you're retiring at 52. >> oh, get out of here. >> reporter: was that intentional? was that part of the plan? >> no! >> reporter: alas, parting is such sweet sorrow. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >> axelrod: and there was a little drama when a group of university of southern california football players got stuck in an elevator last night. also, a little music ♪ it's elevator rap ♪ elevator rap >> axelrod: the eight rather large young men were stuck for an hour before the fire department bailed them out. it is believed the elevator shut it is believed the elevator shut down because of too much weight, all eight play on the offensive
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closure. >> pelley: what are those, the steps, to ease the pain? >> faith, for me, going abroad, 2006, going to iraq myself, to see some of the same faces, be in the region, breathe some of the same air that my son unselfishly fought and died for. >> pelley: you went to iraq. >> yes, sir. >> pelley: as a civilian. >> it was a need for me. it was more than just a want. >> pelley: mike anderson jr. joined the marines the minute he got out of high school. in 2004, 11 days before christmas, he was shot retaking the city of fallujah. the burden that you have is unbearable. >> at times, yes, sir. >> pelley: but when you come to this event, you take on the unbearable burdens of another hundred families. >> my son went abroad to help people he never met, that we'll probably never, ever see again.
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>> you can go ahead and open it up and meet your instrument. >> axelrod: these are not the kind of students robert brewer young thought he would be dealing with 24 years ago. >> have you tried playing yet? can i hear. >> axelrod: when he decided to teach. >> it's excellent, excellent. >> axelrod: robert was in new york to become a philosophy prefeprofessor when he kept heaa certain sound. what spoke to you about cello music? >> want cello? for me it's the instrument that's the closest in tone and range to the human voice, and i can't sing, so i thought i could let an instrument do it for me. >> axelrod: that sound of a calling, not to play cellos but to repair them. robert found an apprenticeship in instrument repair. on his commute there by subway, something kept catching his eye and ear. >> at the time, there was a huge number of blind musicians playing on the streets and subways, and they needed help.
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a lot of them were playing with three strings or very few hairs on their bow or instruments in bad condition. >> axelrod: to fix their broken instruments, he started a nonprofit called the open string. soon he was giving instruments to kids all over the world who couldn't afford them. he visited classrooms from argentina to lorrie murray's in san francisco. >> i was like, oh, my gosh! i was so excited. >> it means everything. really, what he's doing is almost literally handing them the keys to their potential. >> we've worked out a way for me to make an instrument that will be available for you. >you. >> axelrod: he also helps aspiring professionalsry. their potential. rashad jones' cello was badly damaged on a flight. he couldn't afford to fix it. without his cello, he felt detached from himself. robert got him a new one. >> so now maybe you're going to
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be a little bit reattached. >> put back together, certainly. >> axelrod: what do you see in the people you're giving to? >> i see a lot of joy, you know, just simple, human connection. >> axelrod: not just repairing an instrument someone plays, but a little bit of the person who plays it. jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. robert brewer young fixing instruments and repairing the world at the same time. and that's the cbs evening news for tonight. later on cbs, "48 hours." i'm jim axelrod in new york. for all of us here at cbs news, thanks for joining us, and good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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