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thousands of people alive. the new technology that could replace transplants. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> and we're going to keep winning, winning, winning. and i love you. we're going to win. go out tomorrow and vote! >> trump aimed for another win in nevada. >> if we nominate someone that 40% to 50% of our party can't stand, we are going to lose. >> trump and rubio don't want to defend their records. they scream liar, liar, liar. >> meanwhile the democrats are gearing up for south carolina. >> secretary clinton seems to be adopting more and more of the positions that we have advocated. that's good. >> the u.s. and russia announced that a cessation of hostilities in syria will come into effect at midnight on february 27th. in michigan, uber driver jason dalton confessed to an attack that killed six people.
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is weighing in on apple's standoff with the fbi. >> they say they're fighting it because there's no such thing as a one-time only fix. >> no tech company is ever going to volunteer information. >> wild scene on a california street where a small plane crash landed in los angeles. incredibly the pilot walked away. >> the crane caught fire and collapsed at a construction site in melbourne, australia. >> all that -- >> in washington, a portrait of president frank underwood from "house of cards" was unveiled. >> democracy is so underrated. >> -- and all that matters -- >> how did i get elected? we got an army of people and many women who left their kitchens to go door to door. >> that's right, john, women leave their kitchens, irishmen leave their bottles of whiskey and italians leave their big bowls of pasta like mama used to make. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> jeb bush dropped out of the presidential race. >> i congratulate my competitors
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>> that's right, this election is like "survivor." sadly, jeb did not run an amazing race. he just didn't have that x factor and nothing short of an extreme makeover could make voters forget his big brother. >> today's "eye opener" was presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." nevada republicans will have their say today in the presidential race. four of the five gop candidates will be there today. they are racing to pick up last-minute support before tonight's caucuses. donald trump remains a heavy favorite. he leads the latest poll with 45% support. marco rubio is far behind with a narrow lead over ted cruz for second place. >> the cruz campaign is under heavy pressure after the candidate fired his chief spokesman. dean reynolds is in las vegas where trump and rubio are going
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dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, the three candidates here have been hurling accusations and insults with such ferocity it could make you think they're all fighting for first place. but apparently only one has a realistic shot. >> we're going to win. go out tomorrow and vote! >> donald trump held a raucous caucus rally monday night. >> do you have a littl protester? get him the hell out. >> reporter: responding to several interruptions from protesters. >> i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tel you. >> reporter: by expressing nostalgia for a less gentile day. >> you know what they used to do to guys like that? they'd be carried out on a stretcher, folks. >> reporter: despite a sizeable lead, trump is not letting up on his rivals, particularly ted cruz for his campaign tactics.
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any human being i've ever dealt with. and he holds up the bible and he lies. this guy is sick. there's something wrong with this guy. >> reporter: accusationings of underhandedness have dogged the cruz campaign for weeks. >> every single day something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. >> reporter: on monday he moved quickly to minimalize additional fallout. >> this morning i asked for rick tyler's resignation. >> reporter: forcing out his communications director after he shared this misleading video on social media, seemingly questioning ploubmarco rubio's faith. >> it turned out the news story he sent around was false. but even if it was true, we are not a campaign that's going to question the faith of another candidate. >> reporter: and on the stump the florida senator stressed his own electability over trump. >> i don't care how much you think they're funny or how interesting they sound, if we nominate someone that 40% to 50%
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going to lose. >> reporter: now, responding to a question last night, senator cruz said he would hunt down and deport millions of illegal immigrants and not let them back into this country. it's a direct appeal to the republican base which he desperately needs to arouse. >> thanks, dean. cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington. john, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> a lot of specifics and does all these questions about trust and problems with his campaign spokesman hurt ted cruz significantly? >> well, yes. i mean because it gets in the way of what he's trying to say and he's a little on his heels coming out of south carolina. that was a state that had an electorate that set up very nicely for ted cruz and he still lost by 11 points to donald trump. so he needs to do something to trump. just as he's trying to do that, he's dealing with these accusations. obviously there's an accumulation of trouble from
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have had to fire his top spokesperson. this isn't just this one-off, it's because there have been a number of accusations. >> marco rubio makes a point in his sound bite there that donald trump can't get elected because he only has 30% or 40% support from the republican party. but is trump becoming unstoppable and therefore the party either does something now or it's too late? >> rubio is talking about there's a ceiling on donald trump's support. he can never get higher than a certain point. but that just may not be true in the end. there may be a bandwagon effect that as trump wins, people wanting to be with a winner. so marco rubio has to make that case. but as we've seen donald trump, you've got to work a little bit harder to knock him back. so for marco rubio, he's going to have to do more than just say i'm the more electable candidate. >> john, there are reports that the gop establishment is urging john kasich to drop out. do you think that's true? >> well, there has been -- you
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establishment and do they have any power. there are some people who would like a single alternative to donald trump and there's a little bit of that noise, but i don't think it's enough to get kasich out of the race. i think that's going to have to happen when results come in. >> and how important is second place tonight for marco rubio and ted cruz? >> it's important to be able to say that i am the alternative to donald trump, but it has to be a close second. we'll just have to see if that actually happens. >> all right, john dickerson, thank you. later on. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will appear at a town hall tonight in south carolina. that's ahead of saturday's democratic party. both candidates won 51 delegates from iowa, new hampshire and nevada but hillary clinton has won nearly all of the super delegates so far. when you put them together, she sanders. the vermont senator is already looking ahead to super tuesday. he rallied with supporters yesterday in massachusetts.
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our digital network, cbsn, will have live coverage tonight the nevada republican caucuses. you can watch online at cbsnews.com/live, on the cbs news app or devices like roku, apple tv and amazon fire. uber has no plans to change how it screens drivers after the deadly shooting spree in kalamazoo kalamazoo, michigan, jason brian dalton admitted he gunned down and killed six people saturday. two others were wounded, including a 14-year-old girl who is in critical condition. anna warner is where he and yesterday. >> reporter: good morning. uber confirms that it received complaints about dalton's erratic behavior saturday night but the company said it could acts he's accused of. it took a judge nearly ten minutes to read all the charges against dalton here at the
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dalton did not enter a plea. >> are you jason brian dalton? >> yes. >> reporter: jason brian dalton had little to say as he appeared by video conference monday and was arraigned on charge after charge. >> count nine -- >> reporter: the uber driver faces 16 felonies, including six counts of murder. authorities are still trying to determine the motive, but say dalton admitted his involvement in the shooting. >> this was not a -- just a momentary lapse. there is videotapes of these incidences. he walked up on these people and he shot them. >> my daughter is not dead. she is alive and she is fighting for her life. >> reporter: 14-year-old abigail kopp was the youngest person shot. she remains on a ventilator. >> she was a vibrant, beautiful young lady and did not deserve this. neither did her grandmother or those other victims. >> reporter: when the rampage first unfolded saturday, tammy george was at home and thought she heard fireworks.
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>> and i see the bullet holes way down in the bottom. >> reporter: she walked outside to find her neighbor covered in blood. >> she was asking about her kids and then asking why did he shoot me? >> that's what she said, why did he shoot me? >> yes. >> reporter: carothers survived, possibly saving the lives of several children who were with her telling them to run. >> i think she went mama bear. she protected them. >> reporter: authorities recovered the handgun used in the shootings and found a large number of firearms here at dalton's home. >> i used to go over there to his property and talk. >> reporter: james block is dalton's neighbor and friend of 17 years. >> i've never, ever heard him talk about a lot of guns or many anation, ever. >> it's got to be tough for his wife and kids. >> oh, i pray for them. i'm sure it's devastating. >> gets to you too. >> yeah. >> reporter: now, dalton is expected back in court next week. in a statement, his family
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the victims, saying there are no words which can express our shock and disbelief. as for abigail kauf, her family says she's continuing to show some movement, squeezing hands and wiggling her toes, charlie. >> that's incredible. >> thanks, anna, good news. bill gates this morning is backing the government in its fight with apple. the microsoft founder tells "the financial times" the san bernardino case is a limited and unique request for information. the stance is a break from his technology industry peers. last night i asked gates to expand on the security versus privacy fight on my pbs program. >> are you in favor of a private company in this circumstance, apple, in their own lab and their being able to destroy whatever they create after this for the government one time only, should they do that? >> well, in every case up till now when the government has come in and said what's the banking
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like to keep their customers' information private. but no bank has ever divide theefied the government and i think apple is forcing a complete judicial process. apple is saying that when the court goes to the supreme court, i don't think they're saying they'll defy the government. >> no, they're not. but they're saying that riot nowght now they're not going to do it so it will be appealed to the district court and the supreme court. what would you do if you were the executive? would you do the same thing that tim cook has done? >> i think they're saying, hey, as a society we think this discussion of safeguards is important. i don't disagree with that. >> nobody disagrees with that. >> at the end of the day we want a government that has this ability and we trust it to use
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>> max legend who you and i both know and admire. this is what i'm trying to get you to say one side or the other. apple should offer the fbi the exact data but they should not offer them a master key. >> yeah, that would solve this particular case. >> in our next hour we'll talk to apple's lawyer, former united states solicitor general ted olson and find out why one of the country's most respected legal names is defending the tech giant. that's ahead. >> he didn't want to seem to give a specific answer to that. >> no, he was not but he wanted to see it go through the process first. >> i heard that. you asked it very directly. >> and numerous times. >> a couple of times. >> i like him a lot. >> yeah. he likes you too. republican senators will meet today to gear up for a fight over the open seat on the supreme court. a new poll finds that 56% of americans want the senate to hold the hearings and vote on
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replace antonin ska acalia. jan crawford is on capitol hill where a newly discovered video is helping republicans who want to delay a decision until the next president. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is going to be a huge fight about one thing for sure. a lot of these arguments you have heard before. they were just made by the other side and republicans did get that big boost yesterday from someone you might not expect. >> action on a supreme court nomination must be put off until after the election campaign is over. >> reporter: that's then senate judiciary committee chairman joe biden who in 1992 suggested he was just fine with blocking any election year nominees when president george h.w. bush was in the white house. >> president bush should consider following the practice of a majority of his predecessors and not, and not name a nominee until after the november election is completed. >> reporter: the current judiciary committee chair,
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immediately agreed to what he called the biden rules. >> in his heart of hearts, he understands why this senate must do what he said it must do in 1992. >> reporter: with president obama poised to move the court to a liberal majority, republicans are vowing to block any nominee. democrats, like senator minority leader harry reid, are questioning their motives. >> it's a full-blown effort to delegitimatize president obama. >> reporter: but democrats like reid and even then senate obama have tried to block republican nominees when they controlled the senate, and republicans who were in the senate minority cried foul. >> any president's judicial nominees after full debate deserve a simple up or down vote. >> reporter: here is senate majority leader mitch mcconnell yesterday. >> it is today the american people who are best positioned
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>> reporter: now, when biden made that so-called biden rule, he says that he really left the door open for a compromise. in a statement he said he was talking about a, quote, hypothetical vacancy to the supreme court and the white house says that then senator obama, well, he now regrets his vote to filibuster justice alito. but charlie, memories are long in the u.s. senate and republicans are not quite ready to forget. >> jan, thanks so much. secretary of state john kerry this morning will go to capitol hill to defend the deal for a partial truce in syria. the u.s. and russia agreed to a cessation of hostilities starting saturday. the agreement does not include isis or the al qaeda affiliate. elizabeth palmer is in damascus with questions about how the plan will work. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the striking thing about this plan is the size of the loopholes in it. for a start, the syrian army
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isis and the al qaeda-linked group al nusra which means basically that the bombing and the battle will continue across huge areas of northern syria. secondly, the syrian army says it's going to carry on fighting any group it designates as terrorists, which basically gives them free rein to attack anybody they want, including groups backed by the united states. thirdly, there's no provision, at least yet, for observers. realistically it's far too late in the game to get credible monitors out in the field, especially on such a dangerous battlefield. i've just been talking to a syrian general who tells me that he has personally no appetite for a cease-fire. he says his men are on a roll, they're winning ground and they don't want to lose momentum, and that is an opinion you'll hear reflected among civilians in any of the pro asset enclaves here in damascus.
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in damascus. the pentagon is expected to submit a plan to congress on how to close the guantanamo bay prison in cuba. president obama vowed to close it during his 2008 campaign and he will deliver a statement from the white house this morning on the new plan which is expected to face strong opposition on capitol hill. 91 prisoners are now held at the prison. the plan is to transfer 35 of them to another country in the next year. the remaining 56, including 9/11 mastermind, khalid sheikh mohammed would be held by military guards. three u.s. sites are recommended for holding them in south carolina, kansas and colorado. there was a literal curtain of secrecy as bill cosby's wife
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reed talks to the >> chris: 7:27, this is a wbtv news update. traffic sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. an earlier accident on 77 northbound is now in the clearing stages, but we still have major delays you might want to think about archdale, south boulevard up to woodlawn road to work your way around the accident scene. you see it on the left hand emergency lane at one time this morning two of three lanes on 77 north were closed down so heavy traffic northbound 77, inner loop of 485 and providence road
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split all the way up on 277. davidson slow southbound up to hunterville, gilead road back in the green working toward 485. wet day out there or at least a wet start, here is meteorologist al conklin. >> al: yeah, it will be a cloudy day, chris, a wet start but may not necessarily be all that wet in the afternoon hours. starting to see the tail end of the rain coming up through north georgia and upstate of south carolina, will continue to rain for the mountains and foothills, not much happening around the piedmont, we have dry conditions, i say dry, damp out there but ongoing rain in charlotte, that is the metro school camera, a lot of the metro area, mecklenburg county not getting rain right now. the back edge you see coming up in georgia and south carolina. 37, cold in boone, 46 charlotte, 44 albermarle. 42 salisbury, statesville, 43 hickory, 44 shelby, closer to 50, wadesboro and lancaster, we will improve a little bit by the afternoon, not so much in sky cover but the rain chances really go down and looks like
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afternoon here in the charlotte area. still well below average this time of the year, but improvement from where we are right now. tomorrow, more rain but this time showers and gusty thunderstorms potentially severe weather, snow in the mountains
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friday and the weekend nice jeb bush dropped out of the presidential race. this is crazy. jeb bush spent $130 million and didn't win a single state. yes. jeb spent yesterday commiserating with his campaign manager, nicolas cage. >> is there any chance jeb bush will vote for donald trump? i know he's a republican, but if it comes down to the -- he's voting for hillary, guaranteed. >> i will always respect him for trudging on despite sinking poll
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joyful tortoise. but now the turtle is dead. joyful no more. and what does one do with a dead tortoise? >> oh. >> ouch. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." oh, stephen. >> stephen! >> coming up -- it's very painful. coming up in this half hour, bill cosby's wife gives her first testimony in a defamation lawsuit against the comedian. how camille cosby came face to face with one of the women who accuses her husband of sexual assault. plus yahoo! is browsing for a buyer. mellody hobson is here to show us who is in play and whether ceo marissa mayer will keep her job. that's ahead. the "washington post" reports on a request by russia to floi spy planes with high-powered digital cameras
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both countries already conduct observation flights under the open skies treaty. american officials reportedly warn new high-tech sensors could help moscow collect new intelligence. "the post" said it would be difficult to block russia's request. and "the new york times" reports on the president of china tightening control over the media. xi jinping visited state-run media locations on friday. he said the media should be first and foremost a communist party mouthpiece. he wants to push the party's message domestically, internationally and across all media platforms. "the st. louis post dispatch" is reporting that senator claire mccaskill has breast cancer. she revealed the diagnosis in an online post. she will be act the next three weeks to have treatment. mccaskill calls it a little scary but wrote she expects a full recovery. i was really sad when i heard this and wish her a very speedy recovery. "the wall street journal" reports that starbucks will make
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they now award a star for each transaction. 12 stars earn a reward. starting in april, two stars will be given per dollar spent. you will need 125 stars to get a reward. starbucks says the change won't affect anyone whose average purchase is more than $5. >> i'm confused. and "the boston herald" reports on camille cosby's reserved behavior at her deposition. she spent nearly eight hours with the lawyers. she responded to questions as part of a defamation lawsuit against the comedian by women who accuse him of sexual assault. tariqa duncan is live outside the hotel where cosby was deposed. >> reporter: good morning. the question who questioned camille cosby right inside this hotel said he wouldn't give specifics about what camille cosby said, but he did tell me at least one of the seven women who said bill cosby sexually assaulted her was in the room
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camille cosby slipped in and out of her deposition largely unnoticed. the sixth floor hotel conference room where it was held was blocked off from the media by large black curtains. attorney joseph camarotta questioned mrs. cosby. >> she was a little edgy. maybe she didn't like the question. >> reporter: her appearance is part of a lawsuit brought against her husband by seven women who say bill cosby defamed them when he denied sexually assaulting them. cosby's lawyers fought for months to keep his wife from being deposed, arguing a massachusetts law protected private conversations between spouses. on sunday, a judge denied their last-ditch effort to stop the deposition. according to attorney cama ratto the issue of spousal privilege came up at least a dozen times monday. >> what is this all about in terms of having more insight between the relationship between bill and camille cosby?
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of being a sexual predator, using drugs to have sex with young women. so the issues of credibility, the issues of honesty, the issues of integrity, the issue of marital vows, breach of trust, the sanctity of the marital home, those are issues that are important overall to one's credibility. >> reporter: cosby's attorneys had no comment. when i asked camaratto what was camille's demeanor like, he said she was reserved and didn't shed any tears. her deposition will resume on march 14th. >> all right, thank you so much. yahoo! may be searching for a lifeline this morning. the world's fifth most popular website is reportedly exploring a sale. that's according to bloomberg, which says yahoo! will start approaching potential buyers as soon as this week. yahoo! said friday it hired financial advisers and its board formed an independent committee to conduct a process to evaluate strategic alternatives. mellody hobson is with us. good morning.
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before facebook, before google, yahoo! was the giant. what's gone wrong with yahoo!? >> i have to say i think this is a company that just lost its way. it has no identity. so we think facebook, we think social metnetwork. we think google, we think search. we think instagram, we think pictures. we think yahoo! we think a mishmash. >> it had value because so many people used yahoo! >> and still do. >> they still do? >> there's 225 million people that use yahoo! mail so it still has a huge installed customer base. >> here's what's interesting about this for me is the search committee so-called does not include the ceo. what does that say to her? >> not good. a loss of confidence, a loss of faith maybe that they don't think that she can be objective. >> so why has it been so difficult for her, and what is the thinking in the industry
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>> i spoke to a ton of leaders in silicon valley and asked that question. two answers. the first was it was a lost cause to start. one person said they were offered the ceo role and said i'm not taking it because you can't fix this company. she's just another in a series of ceos who tried to turn around this company for the last eight years. the second answer was that she had a very unique experience at google where she built her career and she tried to apply what she learned at google to yahoo!. google is a once in a lifetime company and just doesn't translate. as a result of that, maybe the wrong person for the role. >> so what do they think will happen with her now? will she bow able to keep her job? >> i do not see that at all. i hate to say it but i don't see how she survives this. >> who might buy this? >> maybe verizon. they might put aol together with yahoo!. that's the rumor out there. at&t, all of those like that
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the other side, financial equity firm. firms that buy companies that are in trouble, turn them around, sell them to someone else or take them public again. >> the notion of one person turning around a company, look what happened at microsoft when they found the right ceo. >> he has done a great job there but they started off with a business. we know what microsoft is. >> and he came from inside. >> he came from inside. but again also, their brand, they dominate in an area and they will for a long, long time when it comes to that platform. >> mellody hobson, always good to see you at the table. in red and black. i see you got the memo. >> i did. >> good to see you. american researchers are on the front lines in the fight against the zika virus. next, meet the texas scientist teaming up with brazil in the scramble to find a vaccine. itch you're heading out the door, you can take us with you with the cbs digital app.
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a team of cdc investigators this morning is in brazil. the group is examining the possible link between zika and the birth defect microcephaly. 93 travel-related zika cases are now documented in the united states. omar omarville franka visited the texas lab spearheading the vaccine. >> reporter: good morning. after a rain standing water like this is a breeding ground for mosquitos and here in dallas they won't start spraying to kill the mosquitos until the spring. but there is a laboratory in galveston, texas, working with the brazilian government to come up with the vaccine for zika. scientists there have been studying the virus for decades and were among the first to warn of the potential dangers of zika back in 2009. the dirty white powder in this
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>> we have a sample of it. >> reporter: dr. robert tesch of the university of texas medical branch at galveston has known about zika since the 1960s. >> until the virus got to brazil and there were a lot of cases, nobody really was interested in zika. >> times have changed. >> times have changed. now we realize how much we don't know. >> reporter: in the last year, research has ramped up due to an explosion of outbreaks in central and south america. tesch says scientists have learned more about zika in the last two months than they have in almost 70 years. >> a year ago, how many people were calling asking for zika? >> never. >> no one? >> no. >> reporter: zika may be linked to the birth defect microcephaly. the condition is marked by abnormally small heads in babies due to stunted brain growth. brazil is ground zero in the
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dr. shannon rossi saw firsthand the devastating effects of the virus. >> did you learn anything in the field about zika you wouldn't learn in the lab. >> i don't always think about the human toll, not when i'm wrapped up in my microcosm on the bench. so to take time out and really see what's going on with the humans, the mothers, the children, the entire families are affected by this. it's absolutely -- it's heartbreaking and it's critical, i think. >> reporter: the university of texas medical branch is home to one of the world's largest collection of viruses. nearly 7,000 samples are stored at the facility. with the focus now on zika, rossi and a team of scientists are working on a quick test to detect the virus in humans and eventually develop a vaccine. >> are we closer to a vaccine? >> yes. every single day that people like me and my fellow colleagues are on the bench, we're one step closer to a vaccine. >> we sort of go from crisis to crisis. >> reporter: in 2009, scientist scott weaver warned zika among
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could make its way to the u.s. today he says finding a solution is going to take time and research money. >> we need to develop better and faster ways to develop products like vaccines and we've got to try to get ahead of these viruses. >> reporter: the national institutes of health says the zika vaccine could be ready by the end of 2017. infectious disease doctors are always keeping an eye out for the next possible epidemic. with all this talk of zika, scientists that we talk to say the flu bug which kills thousands of americans every year is still at the top of their list. norah. >> omar, thank you so much. heart disease is america's number one killer. for some the only way to survive is an artificial heart. ahead, how science is racing to find a permanent solution in a life-and-death battle of supply and demand. plus the hollywood legend now helping drivers get around.
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>> chris: 7:57, this is a wbtv news update, traffic is sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. we have an accident up at statesville road at old statesville road. seeing delays for folks trying to make their way over to sunset and on to i-77 this morning. very heavy traffic, lake norman, both north and southbound, southbound davidson, cornelius and down to gilead road. a live look from cornelius, and you can see there it is bumper-to-bumper and backed up on 77 in both directions. looking down to the south on 77,
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arrowood and archdale, also seeing that heavy traffic inner loop of 485 between matthews and providence road and heavy on independence expressway, from albermarle all the way in to 277. here is meteorologist al conklin. >> al: dealing with rain, chris not as widespread or heavy during the overnight hours. more than two inches of rain here since yesterday afternoon in charlotte. you can see the rain has pretty much ended in charlotte. getting pared back in the mountains and foothills. heavier downpours out of georgia and upstate of south carolina, not done yet but clearly the trend is for less and less rain as we go deeper through the morning and in the afternoon hours. still getting light rain and rain drops nolen cointon, in the mid 40s. 46 ballantyne, 48 indian trail. to the north in the 30s around boone, 46 gastonia, 48 lancaster, 45 in concord. today, wind up getting back in the low 50s here in charlotte,
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across the foothills all day, mostly light rain and drizzle, tomorrow, different story, bounce back to near 70, showers and strong gusty storms and clear out windy, cool on thursday, sunshine back for
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(vo) you can pass down a subaru forester. (dad) she's all yours. (vo) but you get to keep the memories. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. it is tuesday, february 23rd, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including a surprising look at millennial voters. why they don't like corporations or washington, but they're looking forward to the future. huh? first, here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> the three candidates here. >> all fighting for first place. but apparently only one has a
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>> just vote, just vote because people say i don't want to give you an excuse, what the hell is caucus? nobody knows what it means. >> how important is second place tonight? >> it's important to be able to say that i am the alternative to donald trump. >> it took a judge nearly ten minutes to read all the charges against dalton, to which dalton did not enter a plea. >> this is going to be a huge fight but one thing is for sure, a lot of these arguments you have heard before. >> the striking thing about this plan is the size of the loopholes. for a start, the syrian army said it will continue to fight isis. >> he didn't want to give a specific answer to that. >> he did not but he wanted to see it go through the process first. >> i heard that. you asked it very directly. >> and numerous times. >> fox news on thursday praised home improvement star tim allen for being, quote, very brave and coming out of the closet as being a republican, unlike his
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where do you stand? >> this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is presented by nationwide. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. donald trump leads the polls for tonight's nevada republican caucuses. the race there is getting increasingly bitter. ted cruz shook up his campaign monday, forcing communications director rick tyler to resign. tyler had shared a video on social media. it falsely showed marco rubio dismissing the bible. rubio said the video was nothing new for the cruz campaign. >> it's incredibly disturbing. you guys have to be seeing this. now it's every single day something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue and in this case goes after my faith. >> ted cruz says that he holds his campaign to the highest standards of integrity. he said his spokesman made a grave error in judgment. cruz also spoke with immigration last night. he said he plans to go further than his rivals.
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overstays their visa and be able to send law enforcement to apprehend them and send them home. the biggest difference, bill, between donald trump and marco rubio and myself is that both donald trump and marco rubio would allow those 12 million people to become u.s. citizens. donald said once he deports them, he'll let them back in as sit zebcitizen citizens. i will not. >> donald trump said he'll leave a door for deportees to come back legally but he tweeted this last night. ted cruz said that illegals sent out of country by my administration would come right back at citizens. another lie, crazy. >> apple is ramping up its legal battle with the government over unlocking the iphone belonging to one of the san bernardino terrorists. the company has tapped renowned attorney ted olson, one of the country's most successful trial and supreme court lawyers. olson is also the former solicitor general of the united states. he's with us from washington. good morning.
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>> so everybody is talking about security versus privacy here. security is the argument of the fbi, privacy is the argument of apple. but people are now suggesting strongly that you can make this a one-time case. you heard it on the program this morning. make it a one-time case. apple would do it in the privacy of their own lab. you're not offering a master key to all iphone phones. >> that's a totally bogus argument and the government knows it and their surrogates know it. there's nothing to stop this government or another government from doing the same thing tomorrow or the next day or next week. in fact, in answer to you, charlie, i think it was last week the district attorney of new york said that he had 175 phones that he was anxious to try this same technique to get into those phones to require apple to redesign its product to break down its security, to
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millions of people who have invested their faith and trust in apple. the government is going to do this again and again and the argument that this just do it once, just violate your principles this one time, you'll never hear from us again, it is totally bogus. >> why are you calling it violating your principles? apple has been cooperating with law enforcement for years. in fact the case that law enforcement is making today, including by john miller and the nypd chief, william bratton today, is that until 17 months ago apple had been cooperating with law enforcement, giving the key essentially to solve cases, the master key on drugs, kidnapping, murder and terrorism charges and there were no documented instances of this getting into the hands of hackers. so what has changed? why is apple making this new position? >> apple has cooperated in the past and apple has cooperated in connection with this case. what has happened here is that
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the key to the cell phone, the government is asking for apple to design a new cell phone, use new code to break down security systems that are built into this particular iphone to protect its security and protect the trust of tens of millions of its customers. it wants a different iphone. it wants it disabled a defective product so the government can get into it. so it is asking apple that the government can script its engineers to design a different flawed product so it can get into this phone. there's no stopping this government, state governments, foreign governments from using the same technique to get into cell phones over and over again throughout the world. it will break the system that apple carefully designed to protect the trust of its customers. >> why is that? because you think that every case now will be forcing apple to open up their iphone? >> sure, because --
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china says, look, we have an issue -- the chinese government says we have an issue here, that will force apple to do the same thing to their phone that it did for the phone involved in the terrorist case? >> well, sure, charlie. you asked that question of the district attorney in new york and he said i'm just anxious to use the technique again and again for 175 phones. what's to stop the u.s. attorney in milwaukee or the district attorney in chicago from doing the same thing? and if apple submits by designing a defective phone after it spent so much of its resources to develop a secure phone that would protect the privacy of its customers, then that will happen again and again. >> ted, with that legal argument, are you suggesting that every iphone that's not on the ios 8 operating system is a defective phone? >> no, no, no. absolutely not. that is -- the phone is very effective and it protects the
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of the people that own those phones and the government is trying to change that design. they're saying go in and redesign the phone so that we can get into it and make it an unsecure phone. >> but we insist they say one time only. >> they say one time only, but are they saying we won't go in tomorrow -- in "the new york times" article by bratton and miller today in "the new york times" they say this is not just one case, they cite an example in new orleans where they same the same technique would be used. >> ted, let's think about the human life here for a second. john miller raised a really interesting point last week. he said apple is trying to protect its customers. what about the victims in san bernardino, in paris, who died with iphones in their pockets. they're your customers too. don't they have a right to live? and if apple has the opportunity to provide information that could prevent terrorist attacks, shouldn't they -- don't they
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people as well? >> we have a constitution and we have civil liberties in this country. terrorists want to take that away from us by attacking the safety of american citizens. apple is very sensitive to the concerns of terrorism, so am i. it is very, very, very important. but the civil liberties that are written into our constitution are what the terrorists want to take away from us. >> then as a citizen -- >> privacy, liberty and safety are very important to all of our citizens. if a government comes to you and says compromise your principles, compromise the constitutional stance that you're taking just for this one case or for the next case or for the next case, the terrorists have succeeded. so it's very, very important that we rout out terrorism and protect ourselves, but it's very important that we not forfeit our fundamental rights in doing so. >> ted, you have seen tragedy in your own life from terrorism. you know that if in fact information is in a phone that most american citizens that had
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against america, most american citizens would like the government, the fbi, to have access to that information. and that's what it comes down to, not civil liberties, but the capacity of the u.s. government to thwart a terrorist attack. >> the capacity of the united states government legally and constitutionally to thwart terrorism attacks. i was in the justice department at 9/11 when that tragedy took place. we talked at great length that time. we must fight terrorism and we must do everything we possibly can to use techniques to listen in on terrorists and find out what they're up to, but we must not violate that line that is our constitutional principles because if we do, we are not america anymore and the terrorists have succeeded. we must do everything we can but we must obey the law, we must obey the constitution, we must be faithful to our principles. >> ted olson, great to have you here this morning.
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>> it's a great pleasure. thank you. >> thank you. an eye-opening survey
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young voters ahead. a father carrying his life on his back living without a human heart. >> this right here is a battery pack that pumps the air that goes through this tube and the artificial heart is right here. >> wow. >> coming up next, why the experts say a total artificial heart could become a better option than a heart transplant.
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in our "morning rounds" february is american heart month. each year more than 600,000 americans die of heart disease. that's one in every four deaths. heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. a growing number of people are now living with artificial hearts while waiting for a heart transplant. but ben tracy shows us how one day, a permanent fake heart may beat inside a person's chest and
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>> there you go, there you go. now we're rocking and rolling. >> reporter: you wouldn't think there was anything wrong with lance white. >> yes! >> reporter: until you notice that backpack, those tubes and that unusable sound. >> are you aware of that sound at all at this point? >> no. >> is that just white noise to you? >> it's white noise to me. when people tell me about it, i hear it. >> reporter: it's the sound of his heart beating. >> and the artificial heart is right here. >> reporter: well, not his heart exactly. the one he was born with had to be removed when he had heart failure at age 47. he now has a total artificial heart beating inside his body. >> do you feel any less human knowing that you're carrying around a machine that is pumping a fake heart inside your body? >> you do. in the beginning you do. if it stops, you know, i'm in trouble. i don't exist anymore. >> patients will have this backpack. >> reporter: this is what it
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two art efficient ventricles are implanted in the chest. they are attached to a set of tubes connected to an external battery carried around in a backpack. it pumps about 130 bursts of air per minute, replicating a rapid heartbeat. that noise is always there. >> when you're as young as i am, you're like okay, i don't want to turn the switch off. i have a lot more life to live. i have young kids. i want to see them grow up and finish school and have kids. >> reporter: he's one of about 2,000 people worldwide who have ever received a total artificial heart. >> we put this in place because otherwise death would occur within 24 to 48 hours. >> reporter: dr. francisco aribia is a cardiac surgeon. he said the problem is the lack of donor hearts. as many as 100,000 people in the u.s. need new hearts but last year only about 4,000 made the wait list and little more than
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>> it's a matter of demand and supply. we use an artificial heart to give patient the time to be able to wait for the correct donor. >> reporter: lance has been waiting for almost two years. >> i'm hoping this year will be my year. patience is a virtue. >> reporter: companies such as syy syn cardia or working on a heart for widespread use. it's no easy task. our hearts pump about 2,000 gallons of blood every day and service more than 60,000 miles of blood vessels. >> how much of a game-changer would it be to have an artificial heart that would be permanent? >> it we can develop a total artificial heart that is completely internal, that would be a true game-changer. >> reporter: lance will hopefully get a donor heart soon. he and his wife, lisa, want this load off his back.
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want to do once he no longer has that backpack attached to him? >> i want to put a basketball in his hand and take him to the gym. >> because he hasn't been able to do that? no. >> and that means a lot to him? >> it does. >> reporter: but lance has something else on his mind. >> i think more about wanting to meet the family if i'm ever allowed to do that of the person who was able to donate the heart and thank them and then let them see who i am and what they have done for me and my family. that's what i think about. that's what i think about. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, los angeles. >> incredible. to think that that's the future. >> i believe one day he'll be able to go to the gym and they're going to make it so that that backpack will be so much smaller. it's interesting to see how it's all involved. >> or be inside of him. >> even better. it is a dog eat dog battle out there to be the most popular kid in the class. also known as the most popular breed. next, who came out on the very top? you're watching "cbs this
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competition is fierce to become america's most popular dog breed. the american kennel club ranks the beagle in fifth place, that's followed by the bulldog and the golden retriever. the runner-up is the german shepherd.
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the labrador retriever, charlie rose, is the most popular. >> i have two of them, father and son. i love both of them. >> there they are. i'll never forget, one day i said to charlie did you get something for your children? how are they going? he said you realize they're not human. >> we saw a great picture of them in the park. >> i kn >> john: good morning, it's 8:25. the charlotte-mecklenburg school board will vote today on new goals for the student assignment plan. the board sent out a survey and held several forums to let parents weigh in including this one at myers park baptist that drew more than 100 people. tonight's meeting is at 6:00. they will begin working with a consultant on new policy that could be in place by the 2017-18 school year. chris larson. >> chris: john, thank you, first alert traffic sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. tough commute here on tuesday
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look at the mapping system inbound on 77, from pineville up to 485 and on toward 277, a slow go. providence road, independence boulevard, also seeing delays and very heavy stop and go traffic now on the inner loop of 485 between matthews and up to providence road. take a live look, this is i-85 southbound near mallard creek church road, volume there beginning to ease up, running a little bit smoother on i-85. >> al: still tracking rain this morning not as widespread nor as heavy as earlier. the loop over the last several hours, rain getting pared back. certainly in the charlotte area you can see we sort of gotten rid of a lot of the rain, still a little bit of drizzle here and there, light rain falling at the airport, by and large most of the area drying out that is good news. a lot of cloud cover, that is not in any hurry to go away, we have rain drops on the camera
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the mid 40s in charlotte. 45 degrees to be exact. low 40s salisbury, statesville, albermarle, back over to hickory, 42 morganton, 44 shelby, 48 lancaster, you will hold in the 40s across the foothills all day long. charlotte can inch up above 50 by late this afternoon, notice by late in the day rain chances only about 30%. now, having said that, we're waiting on the next round of rain to come up from texas, that will start tonight and tomorrow we have potential for severe weather, a great risk of it today across the gulf coast region, that comes east wardward tomorrow. may have strong thunderstorms tomorrow with a higher in 70. today, low rain chances this afternoon.
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through tomorrow night we welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour for you, young voters' goals and their expectations. cbs news contributor frank luntz, there he is, is in our toyota green room enjoying our breakfast we provide in the morning with the croissants and the fruit. why a huge majority are optimistic about their future.
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>> and comic matt bellisi is also in studio 57 for his first tv interview. he stars in the series wine about it. we'll see how much research he does for his intoxicating role. >> right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the washington post" reports on a popular record producer responding to allegations of abuse by pop star kesha. we reported how a judge denied the singer's request to be released from a recording contract. she claims dr. luke abused her sexually, physically and emotionally. dr. luke said people are commenting without knowing the facts. he called the accusations horrendous and untrue. dr. luke explicitly wrote i didn't rape kesha and i've never had sex with her. we reached out to kesha and her team about the new tweets and have not heard back. many amazon customers will
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the old level was $35, the new level is $49. but books or audio books will be shipped free. amazon hopes to offset rising shipping costs by nudging people to join prime. and "usa today" shows a levitateing basketball player. he's suspended with his arms by his side. people wondered what he was doing in that moment. the team released video to squash rumors he was a jedi. tillman said he went for a rebound but stopped when the ball did not come his way. >> wow. >> look how high off the ground he is. >> that's a great photo. really cool. voter anger is a huge factor in this year's presidential race, but a new survey this morning finds america's youth is remarkably hopeful. 88% of people ages 18 to 26 say they are optimistic about their personal future, but the rest of their views may surprise you. the results come from a poll
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app snapchat. news contributor frank luntz conducted that poll and is here to talk about the results only on "cbs this morning." frank, good morning. >> good morning. >> are you surprised by the results? >> the one that surprised me the most is that 75% of these young people 18 to 26 think that they're going to do better than their parents. only 25% of their parents think that their kids are going to do better than them. so obviously one generation is looking at the future completely incorrectly and i don't know who it is. you have now a situation where they believe that the country is failing but they're going to succeed. we've not had that situation. and the polling that's been done for the last 50 years, young people's attitudes, they have related themselves to where the country is going. now they believe that they're going to be okay, but not necessarily america. >> is it because they believe in themselves? >> they absolutely believe in themselves. and they have different priorities than their patients. work life balance matters to
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they also truly prioritize personal freedom and opportunity more so than this collectivism. and yet they also back bernie sanders for president. so these contradictions that are going on. >> but, frank, what's wrong with a work life balance? >> there's nothing wrong with it but don't expect to do as well financially if you're committed to 40 hours a week rather than 65 hours a week. >> whoa. >> whoa. >> or 75 hours a week. >> 120. >> it's not a segment about work life. >> two questions about politics. number one, what politician do they like and why? and secondly, how influential will they be in this presidential race? >> barack obama used to be their number one politician. and now it's bernie sanders. he's even done better than obama. they would rather -- they would vote for sanders, they would love to have a meal with bernie
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significant that hillary clinton should have been boyy far to the democratic nomination and he's been having trouble because so many of these 18 to 26-year-olds are choosing sanders and they're voting, which also doesn't often happen. young people were turned on by barack obama. this is the third straight election where the republicans have to look and say what went wrong that we get so few of these first and second time voters. >> what do they think of donald trump? >> no republican, not trump, not rubio, no republican is on their radar screen right now. and by the way, sococl media has taken over as the way that they get their news and information, which to me is a little bit frightening because there's no accountability. >> me too. >> if there's something wrong here -- >> and so will they vote is the final question? >> they'll absolutely vote. and this snapchat generation, and i call it that because everyone in this generation is on snapchat. think of what it is, it's a chance to communicate but at the
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everything disappears. that is almost what these young people are like. >> why do they like bernie so much? >> because they hate business, they hate bankers. the number -- the most hated profession among 18 to 26-year-olds are bankers. and i know a lot of them watch so hopefully they turned off before we got to this part. the number one complaint they have about america today is that there's too much corruption. >> and the number one issue they were concerned about was income inequality. >> so what does this sound like? it sounds just like a sanders campaign. >> and so this is the generation that rejects capitalism. in fact the most interesting finding is that 58% believe that socialism is the most compassionate form of economics and less than 40% choose capitalism. i'm in deep trouble. >> so what's their definition of success for themselves. >> financial success, personal success. it's the idea that they can get what they want, that they can achieve what their objectives are.
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that's holding them back is business, is the economy, is capitalism. this is a very radically different generation than what came before it. >> they should visit some other countries. >> yes, but -- and their parents will undoubtedly pay for those visits. >> all right, thank you, frank. did you like them? >> no, they're not my favorite generation. i actually like their parents more than i like them. >> and they speak so highly of you, mr. lunts. >> i make them call me dr. luntz. >> thank you for joining us at this table. the internet star who loves wine and hates mornings will be with us in studio 57. >> every time my alarm clock goes off, it's just like beep, beep, you have a job. beep, beep, you have bills to pay. beep, beep, you have a drinking problem that your mom keeps telling you you should seriously consider addressing. >> i think frank luntz is saying i offer you exhibit a.
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here showing us how he (phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it.
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seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already. >> have you ever wished you could combine your love of complaining with your love of wine at work? one guy is doing it and cashing in big time. comedian matt bellassai stars in buzzfeed's whine about it.
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that annoys him while really drinking wine right at his desk. bellassai's views average 3.5 million views a week. here is matt in action. >> children no better than serial killers. they'll look you right in the face while they disobey you. then there's one roommate who never does the dishes. oh, you just forget for three months straight. or that family of squirrels moved in under that pot you couldn't scrub for 20 minutes. >> enough! why don't you and your chunky ralph lauren scarves go jump into a lake. candy corn is satan's hardened ear wax. sushi. sushi is not a food. sushi is my food's food. sushi is like if finding nemo
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everybody pretends like they're so healthy in l.a. oh, i drink kale juice. i do hot yoga. i cut off two of my fattest toes so i would weigh less by monday. >> couples that refer themselves as we. oh, we don't like french fries because it gives us heartburn. first of all, shut up. french fries are worth the pain. have you ever seen what i look like in the morning? my body isn't ready to confront the world until i've had three cups of coffee, a nap and lunch. >> and then he is good to go. matt bellassai is here at the table for his first network tv appearance. we are so glad to have you here. >> thank you. i'm so excited. >> matt, this is what i think is so funny about you. this is a weekly show where i get drunk at my desk and complain about it. you are doing something that people would normally get fired for for doing and you figured out a way to make a living doing that. >> yes. somehow i manage to get bye-bye doing it. i think secretly everybody is -- everybody drinks a little bit at work.
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everybody. >> no, they don't. >> but your job is -- you started as a comedy writer. >> i was, yes. >> and so your agent from caa, now you've got an agent, matt. >> i do. it's very weird. >> she says you're a creative genius. >> she's too kind. her job is to say nice things about me, so -- >> so how did this start? >> how did this start, yeah? >> so i was just a comedy writer at buzzfeed. that was my first job out of college. i got, you know, hired out of college where i studied journalism and thought i was going to be a magazine writer and was writing just kind of nonsense on the internet. and i said, you know, i'd love to start doing some videos on facebook. >> so you said a call and they say we're going to make you a star? >> i was the one who was like i want to be the star. i want to be on camera. and they were like okay, matt. calm down.
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so what do they say, matt? >> my parents are very proud. they were a little worried when i said i wanted to be a writer in new york to begin with, and then i started getting drunk and it started taking off and i think they -- they got onboard once their friends started saying do you know how popular he is, his videos are getting. >> what are the best topics to whine about? >> i like to pick everyday things that people go through every day. the biggest topics that i picked were texting, which everybody does. >> so what you did was annoying people who text. >> yes. >> who are they? >> my biggest pet peeve is people who only respond to texts with the letter "k" and like a period. that is deal-breaker number one. >> what does that convey? >> it's like the smallest thing
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it's just conveys that you're just done with that person. you might as well not text me anymore. i'm not your friend. >> no, charlie, you'll like this. you said there should be a revolt against pants. that all you guys should band together and vasay why should we wear pants. they're a venus fly trap. to squeeze into something to remind you how fat you are. >> it's true. none of us really have to be wearing pants. >> i'm not wearing pants. >> charlie says i think it's a great idea. >> i was surprised that you were in them. i'm just saying. >> but how about when you won the people's choice award and then they showed the wrong person, matt? >> they did. i had no idea what was going on. >> and you scare people. >> there i am. >> and it's not even you. >> who's that guy? >> that guy calls me the next day. i talked to him on the phone.
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he's the nicest guy. he's a celebrity vocal coach in l.a. i made him promise to give me vocal lessons. >> how's that going? >> it's taking a little work. >> thank you, matt. >> thank you, matt. >> frank luntz says you guys don't work 40, 50 hours a week. are you working 40, 50 hours a week? >> well, now i'm on my own so i make my own hours. >> all right, matt, congrats. >> thank you. >> you've definitely fallen onto something in a good way. matt is doing a little sharing on our snapchat account. follow "cbs this morning" on snapchat to see what is on his mind today. we showed you how a 106-year-old woman got her moves on at the white house.
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she's dancing. >> can't get enough of this video. this is 106-year-old virginia mclauren. she captivated the nation. we showed you yesterday how she literally danced to celebrate her dream of meeting president obama at the white house. first lady michelle obama joined in the moves too. this video already has more than 50 million views on the white house facebook. virginia showed our chip reid what it was like dancing with the president. >> were you aware you were dancing or did it just come naturally? >> i was so happy. it was the greatest time of my life. we have come a long ways, you know that? i did not think there would ever be a black president. that's why i was so happy. >> what was the best part of meeting the president and the first lady? >> that i felt like i made it.
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>> and i feel like i can die happy. >> virginia mclauren turns 107 in march. mrs. mclauren, you have made it big-time. she was born in 1909. >> i know. >> so what that means to her to be there at the white house with barack and michelle obama.
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coverage of today's nevada >> christine: good morning, this is a wbtv on your side news update i'm christine sperow. 8:55.
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on the scene here live after a tree fell on this house. this is on spring valley road in south charlotte. we're zooming in where the tree fell on the home here, the family was inside when it happened but no one was hurt. the tree mostly fell in the kitchen area, duke energy is on the scene right now assessing the situation we'll keep you updated at wbtv.com. let's get a check of the commute with chris larson with first alert traffic. >> chris: christine, thank you, first alert traffic is sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. still seeing delays on 77 northbound take a look, this is out near the rest area. we have seen a snarled 77 this morning and started with an accident earlier which blocked lanes on tyvola road, seeing another accident exit 1a, toward 485. on south tryon not a lot better accidents at carowinds boulevard and another accident up near white hall commons. inner loop of 485 particularly heavy, delays on providence road, independence boulevard,
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providence road, both inner and outer, 485 stop and go. here is meteorologist al conklin. with a check of the first alert forecast. >> al: still tracking rain this morning but definitely pared back from where it was earlier, not as intense or widespread as what we had. there is a big chunk of the viewing area from statesville southward toward rock hill, east toward albermarle and westward to rutherfordton rutherfordton, no rain at all. getting rain in mcdowell, burke, caldwell, alexander, wilkes, even northern county. no rain right now at lake norman, it is overcast the day. chilly as well, 45 in charlotte now as well as in gastonia, little milder, 48 in lancaster, low 40s across the i-40 corridor, 37 in boone. only going to get back to 53, may be a struggle to do that
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breeze, notice rain chances do pare, no more than 30% this afternoon. next system, loading up with rain in texas, potential for severe thunderstorms tomorrow, then clear out nicely for
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weekend.real-time closedcaptioning provided by jeff: today i'm in myrtle beach, south carolina. we're at the collectors cafe today, and we're gonna turn up the flavor. let's get in the kitchen and create a masterpiece of cuisine. whoo! announcer: today on "flip my food," it's all about combining art and food, as chef jeff masterfully composes some tasteful cuisine for the palate. and now let's get to the kitchen. jeff: welcome to "flip my food." i'm here at collectors cafe with chef jon. talk about masterpieces of art in an amazing restaurant right here in myrtle beach, south carolina. chef jon, how you doing? jollllvery well. jeff: man, it's a pleasure to meet you. i've heard great things
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i've heard about your masterpieces of food that you cook here. tell us how you connected with collector's cafe. jon: well, i came down here about 3 years ago from philadelphia, pennsylvania, where i spent the last 25 years honing my craft. and i came down here to bring a little bit to myrtle beach. jeff: wow. so, what do you like about myrtle beach? jon: obviously, you know, the sun, the ocean. it's a great place to raise a family, it's just a perfect place for me to be. jeff: wow. all right, chef, what are we making here jon: today we're gonna be making grill australian rack of lamb with fenugreek cream curry sauce, ginger-scented basmati rice, and a garlic-roasted cauliflower. jeff: well, chef, where are we gonna get started at, and where are we gonna go? jon: ok. we can start roasting some of that cauliflower right there with a little bit of that garlic oil. jeff: i got them. i got them. jon: and i'll get going over here on some of the sauces. jeff: ok. that'll work. all right. so we've got the oil coming up here. we're gonna add in the cauliflower. got a little wooden spoon here. we're gonna kind of let it kind of roast in here a little bit, right? jon: yes, definitely. jeff: so, chef, we'll just move these around in here a little bit till they start to soften,

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