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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, february 22nd, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." from florida to the white house, stunts and parents pleaded for change to end gun violence. >> how many schools, how many children have to get shot. plus storms and melting snow trigger major flooding in parts of the midwest. as water levels rise, people are evacuating their homes and crews are rescuing drivers. >> he's stopped. the united states wins gold! >> and capturing gold. the u.s. women's hockey team
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defeats canada in a suspenseful overtime shoot-out. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, it was day of protests and pleas. angry students and parents confronted politicians demanding new gun laws. others staged walkouts. they now say they may consider a call for raising the age limit to buy a rifle. in washington, students and others affected made an emotional plea to president trump who held notes with the message "i hear you" written in black marker. hena doba is here in new york. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. exactly one week after the deadly shooting in florida students spent the day demanding action on gun control. a town hall overnight got
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especially uncomfortable for at least one prominent senator. from tallahassee to washington, d.c., students who survived last week's high school shooting spent the day putting the heat on politicians to take action on gun control. >> senator rubio, can you tell me right now you will not accept a single donation from the nra? >> senator rubio would not commit to turning down money from the nra where students and parents from marjorie stoneman douglas high school questioned lawmakers. rubio did say he would support legislation to raise the limit on those who can purchase a rifle. >> that's something i'm willing to consider. >> earlier in the day president trump met with students and parents from douglas high school, sandy hook, and columbine. >> how is it that easy to buy that type of weapon.
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>> how did we not stop this after columbine and sandy hook. i'm sitting with a mother that lost her son and it's still happening. >> mr. trump spoke of strengt n strengthening background checks and arming teachers. >> if you had a teacher who was adept with firearms -- >> they're calling for changes to gun laws. around 100 survivors of last week's shooting were among them. and a spokesperson for the nra was also at the town hall spoke of flaws in the system. she aso pointed a finger at law enforcement for not doing more to act on red flags raised by the alleged shooter leading up to the attack. anne-marie. the national rifle association rejected the idea of raising the age limit for buying a rifle.
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federal law prohibits those under the age of 21 from purchasing a handgun. in a statement the nra said passing the law that makes it illegal for someone at 18 to purchase a rifle deprives them of the right for protection. ahead on "cbs this morning" we'll talk with a women who talked to police. pover a large part of the county from the plains to the northeast. there are flood warnings and advisories from texas to west virginia, an area which could see multiple waves of rain. in northern indiana residents had to evacuate their homes as the water rose. the mayor of elkhart says his city hasn't seen flooding like this in 45 years. in irl south of chicago drivers stranded in standing water had to be rescued. graham is being remembered as the most widely heard
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christian evangelist in history. >> there is only one way that men can get to heaven. >> graham died yesterday at the age of 99 in his north carolina home. he was a confidante of presidents and reached millions. he wanted to be remembered first and foremost as a man of god. >> i said, dad ya, what do you want on your tombstone. he thought. he said just preacher. >> reporter: he'll be buried there next to his wife. and now to the olympics where ar american women's hockey team won gold, but it took an exciting shoot-out of first in an olympic women's final to do it. this gives the united states a gold medal. 21 medals in all. dana jacobson is in south korea with the details. good morning, dana. >> good morning.
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february 22nd, 1980, this exact date back then, we witnessed the miracle on ice. that's when the u.s. men's hockey team ended the soviet union's run of four straight olympic gold medals. today it was the u.s. women's hockey team's turn ending canada's run atop the podium. >> she scored earlier. >> reporter: it all came dune to this. 20-year-old maddie rooney's spectacular shoot-out gave them olympic gold against their archrival canada. just a few seconds earlier, jocelyn lam rew scored the exciting goal. >> it was amazing. it lives up to my expectations, past my expectations. it was amazing. >> team usa jumped up looking for its first hockey medal since 1998. the americans were looking for redemption against a canadian team that had won 24 straight
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olympic games over a 20-year span. even before leaving for south korea, hana brandt talked about it. >> i think our motivation is so high. with everybody on the team wanting the same thing so badly, it's going to be hard to stop us. >> reporter: canada took the lead in the second period but america tied it at two apiece with six seconds left in the game. >> there wasn't going to be another frustration this year. these girls are crazy. they know what they're doing. >> reporter: the u.s. victory ends canada's streak of four straight olympic gold medals. and maddie rooney, that goaltender, getting plenty of love on social media right after this game. there was one screen shot someone showing her on wikipedia
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not as goaltender but u.s. secretary of defense. >> i love it. there were disappointments, though, especially for american skier lindsey vonn. this will likely be her last olympic race. she made an early mistake in the downhill slalom and she never finished. mikaela shiffrin won the silver. coming up on the "morning news," a school district is threatening to suspend stunts who walk out over gun laws. and good news for people who hate needles. a vaccine flu option is returning. this is the "cbs morning news." a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but no matter where i ride, i go for my best. so if there's something better than warfarin, i'll go for that too. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin, plus had less major bleeding than warfarin. eliquis had both.
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the annual report was released yesterday. the group praises the effects of tax overhaul and growth rate. the cea says the economic agenda enacted, the nation's growth rate will increase 3%. more toys are us stores will close. they'll also lay off a significant portion of its corporate staff. they recently announced it was closing about 180 stores affecting about 4,500 workers. the journal also reports the company has pulled back on offering service to all. >> a top executive at ford has been fired following allegations of unspecified behavior. raj nair is leaving ford
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. jubilation for an iowa girl's basketball team. with the game tied at 48-48, senior ali reese hit an
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and when you combine camera son sores with auto brake, it's 76% reduction. >> reporter: the cadillac xt 5 and subaru outback received superior ratings. rear braking is only available in about 5% of 2018 models but the iihs says it's data worth suggesting. >> we would recommend people seek out this technology. >> reporter: the braking systems are designed to sense only hard objects like poles or cars but they're working on detecting human's in a car's packet. coming up on "cbs this morning," computers may soon be able to diagnosehau. drviagus shows us how it'smedic.
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our top stories this morning. more rain is expected in the upper midwest where severe flooding is forcing evacuations. some residents in northern indiana had to be rescued from their homes. the storm has been blamed for hundreds of car crashes and several fatalities this week. and angry florida students including survivors of last week's deadly shooting went to the state capitol demanding changes in gun laws. at an emotional town hall meeting florida senator marco rubio would not commit to turning down money from the nra. they talked about strengthening
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background checks. facebook and youtube are facing criticism for the spread of one of the most outspoken students. >> david hogg reported what was happening as he and the classmates were hiding. >> the grieving students turned to put an end to this. >> reporter: soon after he became one of the most prominent voices for stricter gun laws, he was labeled a fachlkt one conspiracy used an interview he gave on an unrelated story while visiting california last year as evidence he was a paid actor. the top searches for him ranged from can't remember his lines and exposed. >> i'm not a clinton employee or actor. i am a witness to this. >> reporter: hogg joined his fellow students in tallahassee.
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>> i would like to thank them. without those people saying that, we would not have nearly as many people here. >> reporter: student cameron cass ski says it's motivating. >> there's a conspiracy element. you say they're actors, you say it's false. >> reporter: thompson, a cbs news contributor, says politics also played a role. one conspiracy got a like from the president's son. >> there are people in america who will not believe what is said because the president for political reasons has said they're not true and that is one of the reasons why conspiracies about the parkland students thrive. >> reporter: in a statement youtube said it had removed one of the conspiracy videos from its trending section and
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facebook says it will remove any content attacking the victims. we should also point out an aide to a state representative was fired yesterday after sharing one of the conspiracies. manuel bojorquez, cbs news, parkland, florida. coming up on "cbs this morning," con pumers may be able to diagnose what ails you. dr. agus shows how artificial intelligence is change medicine. and in our series ""a more perfect union,"" we'll meet with a student at texas a&m. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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i'm pissed, despite who i'm not going to see again. >> taking their message to president trump and students and parent plead to an end to gun violence. deadly shooting sends i man crashing in the building in the fernrock section of the city we are live with the latest on the passenger end of the crash. from record highs for february to a dramatic, drop in temperatures and rain returning to the forecast our week goes back to weather reality. today is thursday february m he jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. lets check the forecast with katie and road was meisha. >> happy gateway to our weekend. i hope everyone got outside yesterday, so stunning, katie, thank you and mother


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