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thanksgiving travels take you thanksgiving travels take you be safe and have a happy captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, november 23rd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." tens of millions of people are on the move for thanksgiving weekend. many will find snow, ice, or thunderstorms on the way. we will take you inside the operation center of one of the nation's largest airlines. >> cbs news confirms that president-elect trump will nominate nick consisty heal haley to be the next. mo rocco invites unfamily to the table we begin this morning
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with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. i was sitting right next to him. he said it was a vicious primary, vicious campaign. he thinks that she and the clintons have suffered enough. >> donald trump relengths on his promise to prosecute hillary clinton. >> if you burn political capital on hillary you can't move forward with securing the border or tax reform. >> but you guys were the ones saying lock her up and now tonight it's a 180! >> on one of the busiest travel days of the year. >> leave early. the traffic is no joke. >> snow and ice will impact 50 million people traveling by road or air. >> looks like wet places in chicago and minnesota and could have travel problems. >> police say johnthony walker was speeding when he crashed a school bus into a tree in chattanooga, tennessee. >> an officer in wayne state university shot twice in the head and in critical condition. police have no motive. >> just hoping and praying that
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people sue. >> the dow closed above 19,000 for the first time ever. >> where is your rally cap, mike? what about making america great again? >> video shows a rescue of a man minutes before it went off. >> >> all that. >> for the final time president obama awarded the medal of freedom to a distinguished group of american icons. >> everybody on this stage has touched me in a very powerful personal way. >> and all that matters. >> stephen colbert manning the butterball help line and talking turkey. >> meat thermometer is saying it's at 188. >> 188? >> yeah. >> get out of there. it's going to blow. >> this week a shopping mall santa was removed from his job in florida after telling a child that hillary clinton is the only person on the naughty list. charles mother is saying, listen, i'm fine taking my child to the mall and sitting her on
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the lap of a stranger but i will not stand for party and politics. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. ♪ welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off. josh elliott of our streaming network cbsn is with us. more than 48 million americans are expected to travel for the thanksgiving holiday. many could run into weather trouble. two major storm systems will deliver everything from snow and ice to thunderstorms. one stretches across the middle of the country. the other in the pacific northwest. >> today as you know is one of the busiest of the year for the airlines. we are tracking conditions at airports across the country. amtrak will carry about 750,000 people and people crowding into stations like washington's union station right now. most of the travelers will be on the road again.
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more than 43 million americans will drive this holiday. david begnaud is with them in miami and on interstate 95 one of the nation's busiest highways. let's hear it, david. >> reporter: gayle, good morning. moving at 20 miles per hour on i-95 heading south toward miami and, look. it's gridlock any day of the week. but you factor in the busiest travel day of the year and why i settled in with a hot cup of tea. you mentioned this is the busiest travel day. gas prices are some of the lowest they have been in a decade and 40 million people are expected to drive this thanksgiving and more than a million more than last year. according to the navigation app ways which you may be very familiar with, if you're going to leave this morning, do so before 10:00 a.m. and try not to get on the road after 4:00 p.m. those are their travel tips. consider this. if you're in miami, let's say, you're on the road at 5:00, if you had a three-hour drive to grandmother's house or maybe to see your mom or dad, you can take on an additional hour
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because of the traffic jam that is expected. and on the drive home, you want to leave before sunday. here is some interesting stats for you. if you were to leave on sunday actually, which is not the best day, let's say you left on sunday. traffic jams jump 240% sunday. accidents go up 100%. the best day to leave is on friday but if you hate to leave on friday and you want extra love and want a politics discussion, leave on saturday. whatever you do, josh, don't leave sunday! >> wow. i want a little extra love, yes! maybe stick around until most of and get some extra love? >> extra love is good. >> love is great. millions of americans will be crowding the nation's airports today. here is a look at laguardia airport here in new york city. kris van cleave got inside the command center for one major airline at reagan national airport in arlington, virginia.
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good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. so far, flights are moving better than david in that traffic. what we are hearing the morning wave of flights almost with no delays and 16 across the country and could change depending how the weather goes and the airlines are watching that very closely. we know lax and chicago and atlanta will be busy but expect big delays. >> reporter: the tsa bracing for 3.7 million expected to fly for thanksgiving. are you ready for the challenge? >> it's going to be a big weekend. in fact, it's predicted to be one of the largest travel weekends in history. >> reporter: tsa administrator peter neving ger. >> you're likely to encounter a lot of people in the airports. our goal is keep you moving efficiently through the lines.
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>> reporter: washington, d.c. passenger here hoped to beat the crowds entirelily leaving yesterday. >> i'm here two hours before for a domestic flight and i usually get here an hour before. >> reporter: for southwest, it will be the first time the airline has operated more than 4,000 flights in a day. >> this is our super bowl. we were on very high alert on everything that is going on. >> reporter: steve west runs southwest operations center and representatives from every aspect of the airline meteorologists to maintenance are in one room to troubleshoot. >> we can get off to a great start on wednesday it transfers into thursday, friday and saturday. in a network gets ahead and stays on schedule each day is set up for success. >> reporter: the tsa and airlines are saying if you're coming to the airport today lean towards getting to the airport and inside the terminal two hours early. give yourself that extra time. and while today will be one of the busiest days to fly, sunday and monday will actually be busier. >> several inches of snow fell
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overnight in minnesota and the storm is moving east and could disrupt holiday travel. chief weather forecaster lonnie quinn of our new york station wcbs is tracking the forecast. >> good morning. you talked about it at the top of the show. two systems. one from canada to the gulf of mexico a big front there. the second one a persistent low pressure center with bouts of snow around the pacific northwest. where does the snow go after today? take a look at the computes models. it's pushing to the east and by the time you get to 5:00 this afternoon, okay? a lot of folks hitting the road at that hour and front on top of shower and rain hours out there at 36 and as far as the low low pressure out west the bouts of rain continue and mountain snow continues as well. on thanksgiving, stop it right there. 10:30 in the morning. lots of people watch the macy's thanksgiving day parade. new york city a better chance of
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rain and better bet later in the day on thanksgiving and pacific northwest that rain chance continues and continues into your day on sunday. we were talking about when is the best day to leave? rain showers around portland on sunday and new york city 47 and 65 atlanta and 78 in miami. happy holidays, everybody. >> thank you, lonnie. president-elect donald trump has filled another high level post. campaign source confirms that south carolina governor nikki haley has agreed to be u.s. ambassador to the united nations. now haley is a first woman chosen for a cabinet level job in the new administration. in the republican primary, she endorsed marco rubio and criticized donald trump. the president-elect tweeted this months ago. the people of south carolina are embarrassed by nikki haley. mr. trump flew to florida last night no thanksgiving after on the record interview with reporters from "the new york times." chip reid shows us why some of his loudest supporters are unhappy with what he said. >> reporter: good morning. mr. trump left new york after
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sitting down with the newspaper he has repeatedly called dishonest but on his way out, he called "the new york times" an american jewel! and that wasn't the only about-face he made yesterday. >> the failing "the new york times," and it is failing. >> reporter: despite what he called the newspaper, mr. trump was all smiles after a closed-door meeting with "the new york times" where reporters live tweeted nearly every minute exposing significant shifts in policy. >> if i win, i am going to instruct my attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into your situation. >> reporter: including his longstanding promise to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate hillary clinton's use of private e-mail servers at secretary of state. >> that would ab very good first step! that's a good first step. >> lock her up! >> reporter: one reporter tweeted that mr. trump said, i don't want to hurt the clintons. i really don't. she went through a lot and suffered greatly in many different ways.
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later, he added i think it would be very, very divisive for the country. >> a lot of it's a hoax. it's a hoax. >> reporter: he also seemed to change his tune on clim change from a hoax perpetrated by the chi chinese to a phenomenon linked to human activity. steve bannon is the head of breitbart in an interview with mother jones magazine last summer said we are the platform for the alt right. asked about the alt right on tuesday, mr. trump told "the times," i don't want to energize the group and disavow the group. >> i would bring back waterboardsing and bring back worse than waterboarding. >> reporter: that was trump on torture but yesterday he told "the times" he was surprised general james mattis didn't favor it leaving the door open for a change. mattis is one of a number leading cabinet contenders. the list includes former campaign foe mitt romney up for
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secretary of state and ben carson being considered for director of housing and urban development and he told fox he has been offered the job. >> one of the offers on the table. >> trump may get jared kushner involved in the peace process. he has been key in his outreach to the jewish communities. yesterday trump told times reporters he would love to be the one to solved the iran/palestine feud. >> the blue chip index gained more than 76 points yesterday to reach that level. the nasdaq and s&p also set new records. the dow has picked up nearly 700 points the last two days.
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the investigation into the deadly tennessee school bus crash is focused on speed and the actions of the driver. dazed members of the chattanooga community are mourning the deaths of five children. they were kindergarten, a first grader and three fourth graders. the bus driver faces multiple charges. manuel bojorquez is outside the children's hospital in chattanooga where 12 students are still receiving treatment. good morning to you, manuel. >> reporter: six of the 12 students at this hospital remain in critical condition. doctors say that after monday's violent wreck, many of the chin treated here are were either too scared or dazed to spell their names or remember their own birthdays. all of this among reports that parents are previously complained about the bus driver. >> they say your baby is deceived. >> reporter: jasmine mateen
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recalls the agony when she learned her 6-year-old daughter aria was one of the five children killed on board this elementary school bus. >> she wanted to be a doctor and now my baby can't be the doctor she wanted to be! >> reporter: the investigation into this deadly wreck has now turned to the bus driver, 24-year-old johnthony walker charged with five counts of vehicular homicide. police say walker was driving well over the 30-mile-per-hour speed limit. he received his commercial driver's license in april and was involved in a minor bus crash just two months ago. walker's mother says she spoke with him after the crash. >> he said, i love you, mom. i've been in an accident on the bus. and he said, mom, there are kids dead. i hope it's not my fault. >> reporter: the ntsb will examine the bus's black box to determine the driver's action
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leading up to the crash and look into whether seat belts could have prevented death. >> the bus was not equipped with passenger seat belts. our mission is to understand not just what happened, but why it happened. >> reporter: only six states require seat belts on school buss. tennessee is not one of them. nationwide an estimated four children die every year in large school bus crashes. parents in this stunned community are struggling with how to explain this tragic news to their children. >> we just so sad, you know? there's no words. >> reporter: walker does not have a criminal history and, this morning, tests for alcohol or drugs in his system are still pending. the company that hired him, durham school services, said it is cooperating with investigators, but did not address our questions about reports that parents had complained about walker. charlie? >> thank you. the french foreign minister this morning accuses syrian
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government of waging total war on rebel held areas. a girl was drug out of the rubble yesterday. activists say this week's attack in eastern aleppo have killed nearly 150 civilians. monitors inside syria say rebels are stopping families from fleeing aleppo. some of america's best and brightest citizens have been awarded the presidential medal of freedom. president obama gave america's highest civilian honor to 21 people yesterday at the white house. they include big names from movie, sports, tv, music, and business. jan crawford shows us how the president paid tribute to all of the honorees. jan, good morning. what a ceremony it was yesterday. >> reporter: it really was. this ceremony, gayle, is always just a truly joyful day for the president. you know, a chance for the commander in chief to honor the people who have inspired him and us for decades. >> this is a particularly impressive class.
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>> reporter: from redford to ross to the boss. the 21 rye accept yents ecipient and diversity. >> everybody on this stage has touched me in a very powerful personal way. >> reporter: this was president obama's final opportunity to honor americans for their contributions to the u.s. and the world. tom hanks was acknowledged for more than his oscar winning roles. >> america owes you a debt of gratitude, son. >> he has been an accidental witness to history. he has championed our veterans and supported space exploration and the truth is tom has always saved his best roles for real life. >> reporter: the president honored michael jordan and kareem abdul-jabbar and he said abdul-jabbar wasn't just an mvp on the basketball court. >> when a sport changes its rules to make it harder just for you, you are really good! >> reporter: what does that mean to you?
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>> to me, it means i must have done something good in my lifetime or inspired a few people. >> reporter: an emotional ellen degeneres was acknowledged for her courage coming out almost two decade ago. >> what an incredible burden that was to bear, to risk your career like that. people don't do that very often. >> reporter: it wasn't coming out but getting in. she tweeted they haven't let me into the white house yet because i forgot my i.d. ♪ baby we were born to run >> reporter: as for bruce springsteen, obama had to admit -- >> i am the president. he is the boss. >> reporter: also among the honorees, actress cicely tyson and an architect geary and mia linand just retired dodgers announcer vin scully. never could be accused of standing still until they posed
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for a lifetime minute a can challenge and also at the white house tuesday was robert de niro and bill and melinda gates. president obama has given out more medals of freedom than any other president. >> what a class! >> what a great class. >> made me so proud. didn't it make you proud when you see the talent? >> the president said if you look behind me, it's an example why we are the greatest nation on earth. >> and suggested they all touched his wife.
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cbs news investigation uncovered a hidden hazard in many vehicles. >> ahead, how congress is demanding action to upgrade a 50-year-old safety standard that could put children inning danger. >> on "cbs this morning." the news is back in the morning right here on "cbs this morning."
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4 billion dollar navy warship that just broke down far from home port. >> yikes. tomorrow, holly williams spends the holiday in a war zone. >> here at camp swift in northern iraq, american service
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members are engaged in the good morning, i'm rahel solomon. today is one of the busiest travel days of the year and philadelphians are getting busy. lets take a look at lines at philadelphia international airport earlier this morning. triple a says number of americans traveling this holiday will be highest number in nine years. they say more than 48 million people will travel more than 50 miles this holiday weekend. lets get out to katie fehlinger wherever one is traveling, it should be try. >> definitely. we have sun glare to contend with but better than having to deal with the storm. we are not going to deal with any wet weather today at all. it is nice, bright, very sunny across region as a whole. wind has tapered off but because of the clear sky we have dropped off officially so we are down to the 30's and 20's at the this hour, although sunnies up abe it will rebound, our daytime high
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to 50. tomorrow off and on showers throughout the day, left over or two on friday and weekend looks good, sunshine and highs back in the 50's. >> nice to see that sun. >> katie, thanks very much. looking outside looking at the vine, particularly westbound side indicative of what we are looking at, pretty slow moving, especially on the majors, i-95 southbound being a major as well. give yourself extra time the we know there will be travelers for thanksgiving eve outside on the roadway. i might need help with my clicker. accident overturned truck new jersey turnpike past hightstown route 33 right lane still blocked. heads up on that, rahel. >> our next update 7:55. up next this morning, how president-elect trump's business interests could conflict
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that. go, stephen, colbert. >> mostly marketing. cook it a long time. >> is it well done? >> hold at 2,000. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, could the businesses of president-elect donald trump affect the way he runs the country? some of his actions since the election are raising questions about that. one expert explains why turning over management of donald trump's businesses to his children may not ease concerns. plus, lawmakers are now addressing a potentially deadly problem. the auto industry has, in fact, known about for years. ahead, the proposed actions fired by a cbs news investigation to fix seat back collapses in car accidents. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "usa today" says a texas judge blocked a rule that on would expand overtime pay and affects 4 million workers nationwide. the rule would require time and a half pay if lockers logged more than 40 hours a week.
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it was due to start next month. 21 states are fighting to overturn the obama administration's rule. "the new york times" says that facebook has created a censorship tool to gain access to china's lucrative market. workers at facebook say the company has designed software to block posts from news appearing in people's newsfeed in geographic areas but so far not used. there is no indication that facebook has offered this software to authorities in china. t"the kansas city star" reports on the perm nantz losing of a waterslide for a boy who was killed this past summer at schlitterbahn water park. the slide will be torn down when the investigation is complete. the son that died was a the son of a kansas lawmaker. a plane with mike pence was carrying him last month when it skidded off the runway at new
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york's laguardia. federal investigators say the plane floated nearly halfway down the runway before landing. no one was hurt. >> i remember he came here first that morning. he was right here. "the washington post" says that donald trump's charity admits to violating a ban on so-called self-dealing. the law says the charity's money cannot be used to benefit mr. trump or his family. it says tax filings in 2015 show the trump foundation checked yes when asked whether it transferred income or assets to a disqualified person and it checked yes again when asked if it engaged in any acts of self-dealing in prior years. representatives from mr. trump did not respond to questions for comments about this. president-elect trump tells "the new york times" that government conflict of interest laws will not apply to him as president. he said under the law, he has no obligation to cut ties with his businesses. he also said the trump name, quote, is certainly a hotter brand than it was before. anna werner is outside of trump tower in new york city where the president-elect's outlook on his business ventures.
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good morning, anna. >> reporter: good morning. well, mr. trump, as we know, has business interests around the world. now the question is what will he do to separate his businesses from government? "the new york times" reporters quoted mr. trump as saying when it comes to conflicts of interest, the law favors him and that the president can't have a conflict of interest. but this law professor says that's not true. >> well, he is wrong because the president has an obligation to act in all things for america first in his words. >> reporter: brian quinn is from boston college. >> when there is the prospect, even the likelihood that his private business interests can affect his decision making, then it's hard for citizens to really believe in all things he is acting for america first and not for his own personal interests. >> reporter: donald trump's interests and businesses span 59 properties in at least 12 other countries from residential
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towers to golf courses to hotels. the organization has said management of his businesses will transfer to his children when he becomes president and on "60 minutes" he said his company is his priority. >> i don't think about hotel occupisy. >> reporter: but his transition activities have raised question. the president-elect was photographed at trump tower last week with three of his indian business partners while the trump camp later claimed it wasn't a meeting, only a brief exchange of hellos, it drew attention in india. >> it wasn't received much like the way it was here. >> reporter: an indian foreign policy expert with the brookings institution. >> it increased the visibility of the trump projects and eased indian partners within the india media. >> reporter: and ivanka trump's presence at the meeting with xi jinping.
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they said that ivanka said hello to this man at the end of a call between the argentina leader and mr. trump last week. the trump team didn't return our request for a comment. "the new york times" reporters said mr. trump told them on tuesday if it were up to some people, i would never, ever see my daughter yvonivanka again. quinn says removing conflicts from mr. trump means separating himself from his businesses. >> merely turning over management of the businesses while he maintains a financial interest in all of them is not going to be sufficient to allay any sort of conflict. every dollar that gets invested or spent or raised by the business through sales is a dollar that goes into his pocket or some portion of it goes into his pocket even if his children are managing the business. >> reporter: now as we have said before, conflict of interest laws that affect other government employees do not apply to the president or vice president. that law professor says the constitution does set limits on a president's ability to gain
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other compensation above his usual pay but the only people who can take action on that are members of congress through impeachment processes and in this case the members of congress as they control the congress. >> the most expensive destroyer ever built for the u.s. navy has broken down. the brand-new "uss zumwalt" reportedly lost propulsion yesterday in the panama canal and will undergo testing in panama. our david martin was on board that warship last month in maryland before it was put into service. the ship was headed to its home port in san diego when it broke down. the crew reportedly saw water intrusion in a mechanical system and some minor cosmetic damage. water intrusion on a boat? that is less than optimal. >> after paying $4.5 billion, you think it ought to work. >> you want a good boat for
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americans prepare for thanksgiving road trips, the federal lawmakers are demanding changes to vehicles safety regulations and calling for an investigation into carmakers. it's all of the result of an ongoing cbs news investigation into the strength of car seats. transportation correspondent kris van cleave has been exploring the concerns more than a year now. he found that seats can fail in rear-end crashes and lead to serious injuries, or death. >> we got hit and almost lost my
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baby. >> reporter: three years later, hanna hastings still struggles to talk about the day she and her on eli were rear-ended in their 2002 escort. as this crash simulation shows the force of the collision caused hastings seat to collapse and launching her head-for the first time into her 15-month-old son. eli spent more than a month in the hospital suffering hearing loss and brain damage and feeling on one side of his face. >> it's hard for a mom not knowing if you'll see your child ever again. >> reporter: our ongoing investigation has identified over 100 cases where seatback collapses resulted in serious injury or death, mostly to children in the back seat. the industry has long known their seats do not hold up in many rear-end collisions. so has the national highway traffic safety industry.
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this crash test was deducted. test was designed to check for fuel safety but watch what happens to the seats in a high-speed crash. they fail. ford and other automakers say all seats meet or exceed the federal standard for strength, a standard written in 1967. that even this banquet chair passes. today, senators ed markie and two others are sending this letter to nhtsa demanding the agency take immediate action to correct this. >> because of cbs and because of this investigation, the jig is up. they are going to be forced now to take an action which they should have taken decades ago. >> reporter: his office found that some of the investigators we found were not properly reported to automakers. >> the law requires the auto industry to report any incident where a seat back has collapsed
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that caused a death or an injury. >> reporter: nhtsa tells "cbs this morning," it does not have the data to support changing the standard, while acknowledging the number of deaths caused by seat back collapse have likely been underestimated. it makes it a lot harder to say there is a problem if the carmakers are not reporting there is a problem. >> there is a huge regulatory black hole within the automotive industry is able to escape responsibility because they do not report these accidents. >> reporter: other accidents are not reported to nhtsa because automakers are not required to if the car involved is more than 10 years old. the ford eli was injured in was 11. >> if the seat did not collapse, he would not have suffered so much. he has to live with this for rest of his life. >> reporter: automakers can face stiff fines for not properly reporting accidents. the safest place for kids they say is the back seat. auto industry engineers have admitted the cost to fix seat
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backs could be on the order of a dollar or so. for "cbs this morning," kris van cleave, washington. >> our thanks to advikris van ce for doing this series and hopefully lead to changes. >> such important reporting. >> i didn't know it was possible the way the seats jerk back that way. >> the stunning thing, the carmakers did. astronauts in orbit will even celebrate thanksgiving. ahead the commander of the international space station
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kimbrough delivering what is on their thanksgiving membershnu. >> here is our turkey. in a pouch and heat it up and it will taste really good like you're having at home. we got cherry blueberry cobbler for dessert. that is going to be awesome. >> funny how it awe looks the same. the six-person crew more than 260 miles above the earth will be able to watch football thanks to a live feed from mission control. >> he has a great attitude. i said with a straight face, "it's going to taste real good." >> turkey in a packet. >> not a lot of cleaning to do. >> that is always good. after the thanksgiving turkey it may be time to focus on holiday shopping! ahead, target's ceo will share the retailer's strategy for one of the biggest shopping day of the year! brian cornell is back. he'll also talk about his plans to compete online with amazon. he's in our green room with who
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good morning, i'm jim donovan. americans will travel in huge numbers this holiday weekend, and philadelphians are hitting the road n this case the railroad. there were lines at philadelphia's 30th street station earlier this morning, triple a says more than half million philadelphia resident will travel for thanksgiving. >> let's turn it over for katie for a look the at the weather. >> forecast for today is very tame here, jim. we have a chill in the air but worst of the win has tapered off. something waits in the wings. you can see through western third of the ohio region beginning to see our next storm system approach triggering more cloud cover as day goes on and eventually even maybe through overnight poconos we will see a shower, sleet or snow with the warm front lifting through. it is tomorrow that the bulk
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will end up with the next round of wet weather just rain showers, mainly through daylight hours but there could be a left over rain shower looking ahead to black friday, meisha. >> thanks very much for that. looking outside we have an accident kelly drive, hunting park avenue that right lane is block right now, you can see here how red it is showing us no longer traveling at posted speeds and areas that is just not there. thanksgiving day parade, we will have you, eakins oval 9:30 to 3:00, 6:30 to 10:00, ben franklin parkway thursday between eight and 1:00 p.m. and jfk boulevard wednesday night the through end of the parade, jim. >> thanks, meisha. next update 8:25. coming up how holiday binge eating can impact your health. i'm jim donovan. make it a great
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♪ it is wednesday, november 23rd, 2016. the day before thanksgiving. are you ready? welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including target's ceo is back in studio 57 with his strategy for plaque friday and cyber monday. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. more than 40 million people are expected to drive this thanksgiving. a million more than last year. >> morning flights got off with no delays and could change how the weather goes antiairlines are watching that very closely! >> at 5:00 this afternoon the front on top of chicago! the rain showers off to 36. snow falling in portions of minnesota. >> mr. trump sitting down with
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the newspaper he has repeatedly called dishonest but on his way out he called "the new york times" a real jewel and not the only about-face he made yesterday. >> trump has business interests around the world. the question what will he do to separate his businesses from governing? >> six of those 12 students at this hospital remain in critical condition. this, among reports that parents had previously complained about the bus driver. it is a chance for the commander in chief to honor the people who inspired him and us for decades. producers have started developing an untitled biopick with former vice president dick cheney and we actually have a clip of it right here. looks good! looks good. ♪ i'm charlie rose with gayle king and josh elliott of cbsn. norah is off. weather could be a major problem for millions of americans traveling for the thanksgiving holiday.
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two major storm systems will deliver everything from snow and ice to thunderstorms. one stretches across the middle of the country. the other is hitting the pacific northwest. >> more than 48 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more this holiday weekend. of those, more than 3.5 million are likely to fly. >> many more people, nearly 90% are driving to their thanksgiving destinations. the country's highways and interstates will be busy today and sunday. aaa says 43.5 million people will be on the road. david begnaud is braving the traffic in miami and in south florida, more than 2 million people are expected to be driving for this holiday. david, good morning to you once again, my friend. >> reporter: good morning to you, sir, since we last saw you, about an hour ago, it's brighter and slower. moving at 8 miles an hour and five miles from miami and estimated travel time is 30 minutes. pretty backed up.
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according to the travel app ways this is the worst day of the year to travel and they cite increase in accidents and road hazards and traffic jams. more than 43 million americans are going to drive for this holiday. aaa expects to assist more than 370,000 motorists this thanksgiving. to the extent you can get a quick check of your car before heading out, it will help. improvements in the economy and gas prices being some of the lowest they have been in nearly a decade are partly why aaa says around 43 million people are going to be road tripping it this weekend. here is a little bit of trivia for you. the state that is paying the most for gas right now, as of today, which one is it? hawaii. it would be nice to be there, wouldn't? the state paying the cheapest? oklahoma. gayle? happy thanksgiving. >> happy thanksgiving to you, david. are you in a self-driving car or do you have someone driving you around? how is that working? >> we are concerned. >> yes, we concerned. >>ive our terrific producer jack
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ranoeu who is driving for thanksgiving and if i'm lucky he might cook. >> tell the camera to pan over. >> they want to see jack. can we get jack real quick? >> there he is! eyes on the road, jack! >> thank you very much. safe travels out. >> you bet. president-elect trump will name nikki haley to the u.s. ambassador to the united nations. she met with the president-elect last week and seemed to overcome their differences during the primary campaign. haley endorsed senator marco rubio and openly critical of some of donald trump's proposals. in march he tweeted the people of south carolina are embarrassed by nikki haley. >> some other reversals came to light yesterday when the president-elect met with "the new york times" reporters. mr. trump had said he would instruct his attorney general to get a special prosecutor to investigate hillary clinton. well, yesterday, he said he wants to move forward and doesn't want to hurt the
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clintons. after promising to cancel the paris climate accords, mr. trump said, i quote, take a look at it. >> many of the nation's largest retailers are gearing up for black friday, one of the busiest shopping day of the year. dozens of stores are taking a stand against opening on thanksgiving day. here are the retailers not open on thanksgiving and target will open on thanksgiving at 6:00 p.m. and first time ever offer 15% on nearly everything online and in stores on sunday through cyber monday. brian cornell is ceo of target. welcome to table. >> good to be back. >> tell us why some choose not to and why some choose not to stay open. >> we talk to the shoppers who come to target and we listen to them carefully and they say they enjoy the experience. we will open up at 6:00 p.m. last year we had millions of
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shoppers in our store and expect the same this year. >> 6:00 p.m. until when? >> open all night long. it's a big event. we see families turn out. we see brothers and sisters kind of reuniting in our stores so we try to meet their needs. >> other than high volume shopping and what that does to your bottom line, is it a time at thanksgiving to, in a sense, to test out new ideas to be able to see if you can penetrate the online market that amazon does so well? >> the online components is important to us and we have been investing for years to build out our capabilities. so it's a combination of a great historic experience and story experience to bring those together during the holiday is important to us. >> how important has cyber monday become? i know this new initiative is, in part, tied to what it's meant. >> it's a big event. and we have taken a different approach this year. we have combined both a store experience and digital experience both on sunday and monday. 15% off on basically our entire
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stock. to drive even more attention to both of our digital experience but also, josh, to get people in our stores. >> here is the thing they say about target. is it still okay to call it target? >> it is. >> you go into your store and i'm spending $25 and you walk out $200 or $300 later and spend more than you expect. don't you hate when that happens? >> i love when it happens. >> it happens a lot and you're now expanding your stores to downtown areas and college campuses because? >> well, we are following the consumer and what we are seeing across the country is consumers moving back to city centers. whether it's here in new york or in philadelphia, boston, chicago. so we are just simply following the consumer. and as we have talked to them, they have said one of the things they would love to see is a target in their neighborhood and these are really neighborhood stores. we opened up here in try beck ka in manhattan. early in october, the store is an incredible success for us and it's people in the local neighborhood that are there
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sometimes multiple times in a week. i was there two weeks ago and i talked to one of our guests and she said, since we opened, she had been there three times. we had only been open a couple of days. even coming back again and again. >> and again and again and again. >> isn't it a long uphill battle to compete online with amazon? >> charlie, we don't think it is. we think physical stores still matter. so as we sit here today we think about retailing in the u.s. 90% of the business is still done in a physical store. most consumers, they are starting with a smartphone in their hand. it's how they decide where to stop and where there is shopping lists are held. they still like the physical experience. so we need to do both. we need to make sure we got a very compelling reason to come to our stores and when you're there make it easy and make it inspiring. we also want to make sure you can shop online and pick up in one of our stores. that is where these smaller urban stores are really important. you can order online and conveniently pick up your package. >> same day? >> same day when you want to do
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it. >> is there an advantage to shopping on thanksgiving as opposed to coming on friday? i'm thinking about your employees. we should say you're going to be working too? >> i will be. i'll be out there in stores. >> is there an advantage if you come thanksgiving day? do you get a better deal or the experience you're there on thanksgiving day? >> we have had some great deals for this big thanksgiving and black friday weekend. for the first time ever, we will offer a 50-inch 4k tv for under $250. >> 50 inches? >> 5-0. 50 inches. >> made by whom? >> yes, a good question! made by whom? >> great quality, 4k. we want to add excitement and make sure that it's an exciting experience and people love to shop. they turn out. so i'll be out there. our leadership team will be out in stores. i really appreciate the fact our team members want to work on thanksgiving evening. >> what allowances are made for them? >> they get time and a half for those days. but, josh, they are excited to come out. it's a fun experience. we do a great job.
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it's really when target is at its best. the holiday periods is when we really shine and why i'm so proud of the brand and the team. they get fired up and make sure to offer a great experience and we get great feedback from the customer. they keep shopping. >> some consumer reports make the argument that the bargains on black friday are not as big as they expect. >> charlie, they get better and better. if you look at the offers we are bringing on apple products. >> do you know what i mean? >> we bring great volume. >> you're here saying what you are seeing on black friday are really significant bargains that you cannot find the week before or the week after? >> they are sensational deals. >> on everything in the? the 15% you're offering? >> both in store and online. as opposed to cyber monday we made it in the store and online. >> what are you looking for? >> one of everything, charlie.
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>> anything. apple is nice. i wear size 10, 10 1/2 shoe. >> we can help you out. >> brian, have a great holiday. >> have a great holiday. thank you. >> he will be working at the store. good to see you. many families this thanksgiving will serve up the holiday staples with you, you could say, a sigh of anxiety. >> it's almost time to carve the turkey and dig into the mashed potatoes and maybe try a pumpkin pie. are you ready for a heaping talk of politics this thanksgiving? coming up on "cbs this morning," find out how you can make it through the holiday if you're sitting at a politically divided dinner table. >> oh, no. i think that is going to happen tomorrow in a lot of places. first, it's ti
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charlie has got a good idea. listen up. >> go ahead, charlie. >> you have a contest and you say to somebody if you can find the ceo, find brian, you get an
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extra 10% off of whatever you're purchasing. if they can find you at a target store, they get an extra 10% off and you'll have some identification you're the guy! do you agree to this? >> i think it's a great idea. >> find brian cornell! >> it was free! >> we should get a tight shot of brian's face so people know this is what he looks like! that is great! >> he'll be at a number of stores. >> i will be on thanksgiving day. >> thanks to you and your employees. >> if your thanksgiving meal, is it a recipe for health problems? dr. david agus is in the toyota green room to explain how turkey with all of the trimmings and dessert and drink may all affect your body. our resident cartoonist liza o'donnell is here. she recently drew all of this. it's all ahead of the big day tomorrow. do follow us on instagram to see liza's work and tap on the
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♪ as we prepare to chow down this thanksgiving, we are taking a look at the science of overeating from the appetizer
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and drinks and the trimmings. a typical holiday meal could top 4,500 calories! that is more than twice the average daily recommended total. the dinner could contain nearly 3 1/2 times the suggested fat and equals to three sticks of butter. our dr. david agus joins us to tell us about this downer. i think this is a thing of beauty. you're saying think about this before you indulge. >> gayle? >> david? >> so the science of overeating is pretty wild. something that makes u.s. hungry and leptin saying we are full. we eat more because of that. but that science is important because what happens is as your stomach gets sxanexpanded assit the stomach and it could push up and you can get acid reflux and indigestion and that is what you feel. the key is moderation.
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>> a quarter of all that would be okay? >> yeah. i'm not here to say how much you should eat, charlie. >> how big is your stomach? >> your stomach is four cups. when you eat more and more your stomach gets expanded and the key is at some point to stop. within two hours of a meal, thanksgiving, 400% increase of heart attacks. you shunt blood elsewhere to the body and that shunting of blood restricts blood to the heart. >> you can't pick it up early which is to say fasting. laying off -- >> or saving room. >> yeah. no saving room. >> no. >> don't eat on wednesday so you can eat on thursday. >> a myth that doesn't work. eat breakfast. drink water before you eat and plan activity and running around at thanksgiving. don't do within an hour or two after the meal. the average meal takes an hour
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or two to be degraded in your stomach. when you're eating a large meal you're talking five, six hours. when you exercise after that it shunts blood from your stomach and why you get nauseous. >> if you eat half of that, is that okay? what is so wrong with one day indulging? when you think about it. >> listen. the big scheme of things nothing is wrong as long as it's not too much. if you look at the data, our lowest weight in the country is in october. starting in november, literally at thanksgiving, there is a rise in weight until around january 1. then it takes five months on average for the country to get back to where they started! so if you practice a little bit of moderation these five weeks it will pay off significantly in the long run. >> what about if you eat half of that? >> we are looking for half! >> you have this half and you have this half. the other interesting myth is
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you get sleepy after eating so much turkey. there is more of it in cheese -- >> david agus, thank you. >> thank you. >> you want to get diverted this holiday weekend? who doesn't? the overnight plane trouble that left passengers stuck on this snowy tarmac. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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♪ timing is everything when it comes to saving money.
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arthur david pogue is good morning, i'm rahel solomon, many are hitting the road for the holiday with family drexel university students are making those in need close to home. brothers of the the sorority sisters and fraternity organized thanksgiving dinner for men and women for 15 years now. they will spend day preparing goods, brothers say their fraternity was founded on the joy of serving others, in this case, serving thanksgiving dinner. always love to see that. lets get out to katie with the forecast. always love to see a nice warm, but dry forecast. >> better. it is better. the not as cold or harsh as recent days have been. we will take it where we can get them in the way of more sunshine not as harsh with the wind nor actual air temperature but when we go out to storm scan three we have beginnings of the storm system already now moving into
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central, ohio. with time cloud will rebuild here, for now because we have clear sky we are off to a chilly start in the 30's, 20's in locations and you still to have bundle up adequately but you no harshness of the wind that we have experienced for last two days. now come later tonight, specifically tomorrow, this next system comes along bringing with it some rain showers through better part of the daylight hours, probably even left over on try but as early as late it this poconos could see a quick shower of sleet, snow as warm front with this storm actually lifts in. weekend looks good, meisha. >> it does look good, in the world of travel we are looking okay, we are looking okay, it is a good deal out there traveling less than posted speed on our majors. we are looking okay, holding on. septa regional rails i wanted to bring you this information, p.m. fare collection at noon time today. fares will be collect present the platform. also all septa services running a sunday schedule, on thursday to check those schedules on line, rahel, over
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to you. next update 8:55. ahead on cbs this morning, mo rock a tries a personal dinner before thanksgiving, i'm rahel solomon make it a good
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♪ passengers relaxing on a long international flight got an unexpected surprise you could say when the jet suddenly made an emergency landing in snowy siber siberia. the 230 people on board have now been stuck there for hours. the pilot of the pacific flight was concerned about a possible fire, but the plane landed safely and no fire was found there. the flight was flying from london to hong kong. a replacement plane is on the way. one passenger on board told us he is trying to focus on his ultimate destination whether the fact he has been stuck in siberia. coming up in this half hour, the holidays. don't you know, a good time to
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keep a close eye on your finances. there is david pogue in our toyota green room reading to mrs. pogue. hi there, mrs. pogu. he'll share advice saving money at starbucks and getting cash for gift cards you will not use. how to manage potential conflict over politics this thanksgiving dinner. mo rocca has more on that coming up. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "usa today" reports that some electoral college members are pressured to change their vote. 28 states do not require electorals to back the winner of the state's popular vote. hillary clinton supporters want donald trump electorals to change sides but there are apparently no takers. they will meet on december 19th to make the election result official. >> "the washington post" says a muslim girl got a big prize after banned from a recent
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boxing match in florida. she was disqualified because she wanted to wear a shirt and hijab in the ring. >> "variety" reports that "the late late show with james corden" will host the grammy awards. he takes over from j. cool jay who had a five-year run. >> i feel honored to go in his steps. the producers said we need another james who is cool. that the ladies love. >> applause, applause! >> corden has ridden some of the biggest names in his "carpool
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karaoke." you can catch the grammy awards on cbs in january. >> very good choice. "the sacramento bee" reports on the rescue of a cat that spent 90 days on top of an electric pole. the cat needed food and water. the cat is named fat boy. i'm wondering why it took them nine days saying we better get fat boy. >> not so fat now! britain's "guardian" reports on a solid gold surprise. a man in france covered gold bar and coins in a house he inherited from a deceased relative. about 5,000 pieces of gold hidden from furniture to piles of linen. he recently sold the gold for $3.5 million! a lot of gold! >> sure is. yahoo! finance columnist
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david pogue has to get our lives in line and not a day too soon. it's essential tips and shortcuts that no one bothers to tell you about beating the system. this is his third book and "the new york times" best selling series. he offers some 200 tips that could help all of us. david pogue, welcome. i want to get to the gift card tips. oftentimes a gift card and lovely gift but i may not want to use it but things to do with it? >> world's biggest scam. i give you a 50 dollar gift card and maybe it's a store you don't use so according to to consumer reports twenty of us never use it. websites are gift card exchanges called card cash.com and card pool.com where they will buy your unused gift card for ka cash so for maybe 70% of the face value. that is a. b, consumers who might use those
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cards can then go buy the cards that other people have turned in. so get hundred dollar itunes gift card for 85 bucks. >> you had gap, incumbent republic and old navy never pay full price. if you do, you're a sucker! you said a sucker! we do that all the time! >> they are openwned by the sam mothership company. usually tied to the holidays they mark the entire store off 40%! 40% is a lot! also if you sign up for the credit card you get 20% off and you get $5 off for every hundred dollars you spend. if you look into the very basics of these things, especially look for the 40% sales every couple of months you'll find you'll never pay the markup price. >> you're not a fan of extended warranties either? >> no. consumer reports have been shown it's a waste of your money unless it's a mobile thing like a phone. but refrigerators and stuff, no. >> this time of year we think black friday everything is great to buy.
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there are things right now perhaps we should avoid? >> there are big deals coming up on black friday. my tip there is black friday.com. a round site that rounds up all of the story's offers for friday. >> it tells you where you can find them or evaluate them? >> just list them to help you prepare. which stores are going to stand in line for and which ones have deals. >> you said most americans have huge credit card debt but that is also something that we can take care of by getting a spenk kind -- specific kind of credit card? >> if you have credit card debt. >> 9,600 you said? >> the average american is 9,600 in debt on your credit card. the main thing to know you can call the credit card company and ask them to lower on the rate. if you explain to them that you have a plan to pay it off, i'm getting a new job, i'm working harder. by september i'll have it taken care of, can you help me out? they will help you out. >> just asking? >> just ask. call them.
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>> what is great you said don't spend money on things, spend money on experiences. i think that is such a good note on this holiday weekend. >> that is what science says. the best use of your money is not on object which gives you a terry spike on happiness but on experiences you remember. >> like travel? >> travel, cooking class, things like that that you'll always remember and it's a part of you. >> is it fear as much as anything when we sit down to talk about finances? do you find that fear grips us and so we make bad decisions? >> i guess it depends on how afraid of you are of current situation. my point in the book is that we leave money on the table everywhere we go. people say time is money. mine is inspiration is money. if you know starbucks goes unlimited coffee and refills for 50 cents each all day long, you can ask for it. >> do not fall for the 99 cent trick? everybody does. >> another psychology thing.
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everything is priced at $49.99. that is $50. let's not kid ourselves. >> david poguee another winner. it's "basics money." thanksgiving can stress the strongest family bonds. >> what we don't want at this table is anyone building a wall of mashed potatoes to divide this family. >> absolutely. but we can agree to disagree on certain things. >> ahead, mo rocca's guide to
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there a lot of tension out there right now. if you're planning a family get together a new service i think you should know about. >> using your phone you can use a professional moderator to manage your meals like wolf blitzer and megyn kelly. >> he should build a wall. they are coming across by the millions. >> hillary should be -- >> she won the popular vote. >> no one can get away with this! >> if we could just please get back to the original question. could someone please pass the salt? >> mrs. douglas, uncle.
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that is funny. ellen degeneres with help from wolf blitzer. a record high 77% of america thinks the united states is divided on the most important values. some families are sure to find themselves split on different ends of the political spectrum. mo rocca found one of those famlies and talked with them about the election results in a dry run of a thanksgiving dinner. this should be good, mo. >> good to see you. 42-year-old victor is from philadelphia and voted for hillary clinton. his mother, 66-year-old fran bauer, lives in ocean county, new jersey, and voted for donald trump. this family ordinarily does not talk about politics but this campaign and election were different and that is add ago whole other thick layer of stress to this thanksgiving. how are holiday meetinals for y family? >> particularly pretty calm because we avoid any conversations that would get too
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stressful. we are in an unusual situation which my wife and i tend to vote democrat and everybody that comes to my house votes republican. >> reporter: you're outnumbered. will you gloat a little bit? >> i won't do that. a verse in the bible says work at piece and edification and that is me. >> reporter: you're taking a very new testament approach? >> yes. >> reporter: but if you're pushed, you can go old testament on that? >> i can! listen. my husband and i have researched a lot about the clintons and hillary and no way were we going to invite -- vote for her. >> reporter: alex carter, columbia law professor and professional mediator joined us at the thanksgiving table to mediate. >> are you recommending that people eliminate politics from the conversation? >> mo, this is a very unusual thanksgiving. i wouldn't recommend that
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anybody set a blanket rule if it doesn't work for their family. >> victor, you have two children. >> we have two children. the other side of this is i worry about teaching them a bad lesson which is that, you know, we, as a family, can't get together and have a level-headed conversation about important topics without it going off the rails. >> reporter: so why don't we venture gingerly into a discussion about the election? >> sure. >> reporter: so i'll start. boy. that was kind of a surprise when trump took wisconsin! >> when trump took pennsylvania, i knew it was all over. >> my daughter, she is pro-trump. you know? she was very happy and i talked with her and i didn't talk to victor about it because i knew who he veted for and i didn't want to say, yea, trump won! >> well, that was very kind of you. >> fran, what is one thing you would like victor to know? >> well, that trump wasn't my first choice. we didn't even look at the news
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much before the election because we were so tired of hearing it. and, you know, the way he talks, trump, he comes across sometimes in a very arrogant way! but i knew i couldn't vote for hillary clinton so that is why i voted for trump. >> reporter: what do you want to say right now? >> she doesn't like listening to donald trump but now she has four years of listening to donald trump. >> i know. it's true. >> i would also say that i understand how she feels because my vote was a vote against donald trump. >> reporter: they share that then that they hate the other candidate? >> yes. the only thing i would say is i, as a christian, i'm praying that he surrounds himself with good advisers. >> she just brought religion into this now! we started with politics and she brought religion in. >> we are ready for the trifecta. i feel if somebody insults the food, we will have completed the mission. >> reporter: your response? >> well, i think as far as religion goes, my mom and i are
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on the same page, actually. i just have a hard time connecting donald trump to anything referabling christianity. >> both of you have a strong christian faith in common. it's just where that faith leads you politically that is different. >> j>> reporter: back to politics. we asked fran and victor to try a conversation about an issue that dominate the campaign trail. >> mom, do you think it's a good idea to build a wall between mexico and the united states? >> there needs to be better control in keeping illegal immigrants out. i'm not saying that the wall is the best way. but there does need to be something. >> it should come in legally as our ancestors did. >> i agree. >> and as your wife's parents did. >> my wife's parents were born in india. >> reporter: the immigration issue is one that is personal
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for you also? >> we don't want at this table is anyone building a wall of mashed potatoes to divide this family. >> right, absolutely. but we can agree to disagree on certain things. >> reporter: seems like always an effort and comes naturally to find common ground. >> it does. it makes me wonder, mo, whether you all will be the mediators on thanksgiving. >> i think the real solution here is ban your sister from the dinner. we have established some ground rules so i think it's probably time to invite the rest of the family in. who is everyone voting for in 2020? according to our mediator, if you're in a house divided, make a game plan ahead of time and if things get heated, remember, we are family. blood is thicker than water. and it stains! you don't want to get it all over the table cloth! >> it does. they were pretty civil, considering what i expect will be -- will not be the case at
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many dinners. >> right. i know. fireworks. i think they were way too civilized but it's good for their live. >> i think it's good to set ground rules and really a smart thing to do. >> family dysfunction will be specific. ahead, the four-legged friends providing travelers with much-needed stress relief. you're watching "cbs this morning." ♪ joy to the world what do we want our kids how to game a test... or test themselves in a game? how to master an exam... or examine a master? how to be robots... or build robots? the njea believes students deserve a well-rounded education- including arts, music, technology, and so much more. that's why we're working with parents and communities
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♪ under pressure >> syracuse international airport in new york is giving holiday travelers some canine comfort. they teamed up with a nonprofit organization this week to bring therapy pooches to stressed out passengers. the dogs are going to actually be back next month to help the rest of the holiday travel season. terrific stuff there. >> good idea. >> that is it it for us. tune into the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley tonight and we will see you tomorrow on "cbs this morning." >> take it easy.
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good morning, i'm jim donovan. today is one of the busiest travel days of the year and americans are doing it by planes, trains, automobiles. they were lines at philadelphia international airport this morning, triple a says number of americans traveling this holiday, was highest since 2007. they say more than 48 million people, will travel more than 50 miles this holiday weekend. here's katie with the weather. >> weather at least for folks this is hid west is somewhat active, depending how you are traveling and how tar you will go you may get impact by this. our whole region will end up with wet weather from the storm system here on storm scan. little wider zoom, we will zoom it out one shore time to show you whole thing. think where from the canadian border around great lakes here all the way stretching town
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near houston, this storm system is having an impact this is very heavy rain or ice and snow. and, this looks like it is really losing some moisture by the time it reaches us. but what we will find, it the is off and on variety of showers, anytime, and, tomorrow, possibly left over shower, even friday, for now though expect that the cloud will be building in with time here today, perhaps poconos see a quick shower or sleet or snow late are tonight warm front lifts in, but beyond that, just rain showers, for our area, this weekend overall not bad, low to mid 50's and return of more sun behind with time. meisha, back over to you. >> i will be flying right in the snow. >> good luck. >> i will need it. good luck. right now we're talking about this accident kelly drive outbound at hunting park avenue that right lane block, you can see how red it is around here as well. indication that our morning rush hour will be a little later than typical because of how much activity will go on in the travel day.
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accident overturn truck new jersey turnpike outbound past hightstown route 33 that rate lane blocked and outer roadway, heads up, it has been out there a little while. i tweeted this out eakins oval 9:00 to 3:00 it is closed, jim. >> thanks, meisha. >> that is "eyewitness news" for now. join us for "eyewitness
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