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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, december 7th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." president obama tries to reassure americans in a rare oval office address about terrorism. republicans challenge his plan. a new look inside the lives of the san bernardino terrorists. the former coworker and college classmate offers rare insight. only on "cbs this morning," news of superstar, alicia keys is here to unveil this year's grammy nominees. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. this was an act of terrorism designed to kill innocent people. >> the president reaffirms his strategy to defeat isis.
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>> there were no major policy proposals in the oval office address. >> reaction has been swift. paul ryan tweeted the address was disappointing. >> there is no plan to destroy isil. is there a plan to hand this mess to the next president. >> fbi agents trying to determine a motive for wednesday's shooting. police raided the home of farook's next door neighbor and they believe he provided the assault rifle. >> massive panic when somebody thought somebody was firing a gun. >> i grabbed my daughter, run, run! >> we need to have comprehensive background checks and close the gun show loophole. >> in california, only the bad guys have the guns. >> new video shows the moment a london police officer takes down a man accused of stabbing three people. the ckattano is inw beg investigated as terrorism. former president jimmy ca mrter aakes remarkable recovery. >> whewen i nt this week, they
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welcome to "cbs this morning." president obama says a terror attack in san bernardino, california, shows terrorism is in a new phase. in a prime time speech last night, he said america will overcome the threat. >> the president's address was his first from the oval office in five years. he laid out his plan to defeat isis, also known as isil. he also urged americans to remember the country's values. >> we will destroy isil and any other organization that tries to harm us. our success won't depend on tough talk or abandoning our values, or giving into fear. that's what groups like isil are hoping for. we cannot turn against one another. by letting this fight be defined as a war between america and islam. that, too, is what groups like isil want. isil does not speak for islam.
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they are thugs and killers, part of a cult of death. and they account for a tiny fraction of a more than a billion muslims around the world, including millions of patriotic muslim americans who reject their hateful ideology. >> major garrett is at the white house and new insight on why the president spoke last night. >> reporter: the views are in and lukewarm to be charitable and the white house was bracing for precisely that. why did the president give an oval office address that had no news or initiatives or ideas or military strategies against isis? the genesis of the speech started saturday here at the white house after the president met with his national security team, it was a consensus that this administration was losing control, losing grip on the entire national conversation about isis and the president needed to get involved in that conversation to try to accomplish three things. first, to convey to the nation that the campaign against isis is more muscular and more aggressive. there are more u.s. bombing runs
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and the british are now bombing in syria, there are troop commitments from germany and there is much greater intelligence sharing with the french. the president also wanted to address the gun control argument. even though the political climate on capitol hill was republicans in control of the house and senate remains hostile. the president believes the fact pattern in san bernardino strengthens not weakens his gun control argument and wanted to make that case. thirdly, most importantly, when you talk to people at the white house, the president believes the country could turn on itself and this message of tolerance for muslim americans is not just about that. pure tolerance. but it is a counterterrorism strategy. the president believes it is crucial that this country maintain good solid working relationships with the muslim community in this country, not just as an matter of tolerance, but as a matter of counterterrorism success, being able to detect and fill at any rate and potentially stop terrorist attacks before they start. there was a good deal of conversation about whether this president should give this
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address. today or possibly tonight. but the president wanted the largest prime time audience he could find, sunday was it. he knows the reviews are tepid but this president has long relied on speeches and ignored short-term analysis to play what we always talk about here at the white house as president obama's long game, whether it's rhetoric or strategy to defeat isis. >> major, thank you very much. investigators have new information this morning on the suspects in the san bernardino case. syed rizwan farook and his wife tashfeen malik killed 14 people and wounded 21 others. officials say they got their assault weapons from a former neighbor. carter evans is outside of the shooting in san bernardino looking at why and how the couple carried out this attack. good morning, carter. >> reporter: good morning. the inland regional center where the massacre closed will be closed through tuesday but people were allowed to go back yesterday and retrieve their cars. survivors are still struggling why their coworker fired on them
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and new details are emerging about the couple's apparent radicalization. syed rizwan farook met his wife in saudi arabia where she moved from pakistan. she was educated and trained as a pharmacist and those who knew her knew her as a modern girl who became deeply religious. investigators conducted 300 interviews and aren't discussing a motive for the terrorist attack. over the weekend we heard from farook's father. the newspaper quoted him saying -- later on sunday, farook's father told cbs news he never said that but he did confirm his son spoke about tensions with a colleague at the san bernardino health department. nicholas thalsin os was a jew.
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>> if my husband came in being radical i'm sure my husband had plenty to say to him. >> reporter: the assault rifles used in the attack have been traced to this man, marques. farook used to live next door. a neighbor recalls the two were good friends and went to high school school. >> when they worked on cars they were happying and you could see them jumping around and laughing. >> reporter: marques home was raided on twice over the weekend cutting through the garage door. marques checked himself into a mental health facility right after the massacre. a source also tells cbs news they are now analyzing surveillance video from gun shops that show marques and farook together. the fbi is planning another news conference this morning. charlie? >> thanks, carter. we have a new look this morning at the san bernardino shooters. a former coworker and college classmate is sharing ramp
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perspective on farook. david begnaud is in redlands, california, where the shooters lived. >> reporter: behind me is the apartment where farook, his wife and their 6 month jol-month-old lived. we know little people who know very much about farook specifically but you are about to hear from one man who knows probably more than anybody else and affair the shooting, he felt compelled to go to the fbi. >> syed was a talker. a lot of people think he was very quiet. i didn't get that impression of him. >> reporter: so this is new. because we have heard he was very quiet. >> huh-uh. >> reporter: really? >> very confident when he talked. there was times when we walked out of work in the morning and i couldn't get him to stop talking. >> reporter: chaz harrison met syed rizwan farook in college in
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2008 and they later worked together and he said he watched him change over time. >> he liked to talk about cars a lot, taking things and building things, he'd like to talk about religion. a lot. he wanted to start a business. he wanted to just get a truck with some tools in there and go around and fix people's cars. so there was a point where he was definitely making long-term goals. >> reporter: here in the united states? >> yeah. >> reporter: how religious was he? >> very. he had a good work relationship with everyone. >> reporter: with the people he shot? >> yeah. and that is what is puzzling, why? i always try to call him, as i called every single person that possibly could have been in that building to find out they were okay and i'm over here calling
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this guy to find out if he is okay and he is the shooter, you know? how do you -- >> reporter: you felt it was on your heart to go and speak to the fbi? >> i let the fbi know that he didn't want to be in the united states, but he told me him paying taxes was helping the united states support basically the war on islam, the war on muslims. >> reporter: what did you know about his wife? >> he was very secretive about his wife. he didn't want to reveal much about his wife. one of the first things i said, hey, you got a picture? he didn't have any pictures. he said she was very uncomfortable. everyone look at her instead of the way she dressed. >> reporter: harrison says farook told him he wanted to leave america because he didn't think he could practice his religion the way he wanted here. we were told he wanted to go to dubai but changed his minted at
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the -- mind at the last minute because he couldn't find a job. >> friends and family and strangers are honoring the 14 people killed in wednesday's shooting. mourners sang and prayed across the san bernardino area sunday. at church of the woods in lake arrowhead, members remembered one of their own. michael wetzel stood before the congregation last week and among those killed. the members were remembered at a islamic center in redland. they called for peace and understanding at a service. > a new poll shows most americans want president obama to do more to fight isis. two-thirds say the military response is not aggressive enough. the new poll find more than half of americans support sending ground troops to iraq or sea. the san bernardino attack is shaking up the presidential campaign. julianna goldman is in washington with how the candidates are responding to the president's oval office address
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last night. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, republican white house hopefuls were quick to blast the president's remarks last night, calling them cynical and partisan politics as usual. democratic front-runner hillary clinton says the president needs to be doing more to defeat isis. >> not only did the president not make things better tonight, i fear he may have made things worse. >> reporter: marco rubio responded to the president's remarks by calling for increased domestic surveillance and said victory against isis will require u.s. boots on the ground. >> there will be a necessity to significantly increase the number of u.s. special operators. >> reporter: on ""face the nation"" donald trump stood by his support for tracking muslims in the u.s. >> i think there could be profiling. >> reporter: and called for tougher treatment of the families of suspected terrorists. >> i would certainly go after the wives who absolutely knew what was happening. and i guess your definition of what i do, i'm going to leave that to your imagination. >> reporter: some gop rivals,
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chris christie, said the recent attack highlighted the need to grant greater authority to u.s. intelligence agencies. >> if you give these people the tools, they will act constitutionally and they will prevent many, more attacks than will get through. >> reporter: rand paul, who has clashed with christie over the issue of surveillance, said the answer was restricting immigration. >> we have to be careful who comes here from the middle east. >> reporter: hillary clinton distanced herself from the president's counter isis strategy. >> we are not wing but too soon to say we are doing everything we need to do. >> reporter: but supported his decision to link the threat of terrorism with the need for stricter gun laws. >> we should be able to approach both of these with some sense of, you know, unity about how we prevent terrorist attacks and how we prevent the wrong people from getting ahold of guns. >> reporter: republican candidates including ted cruz say the california shooting have nothing to do with gun control. cruz tweeted after the speech if he was president he would make
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america safe by shutting down the immigration system that lets in jihadists and he would direct the pentagon to destroy isis. british police this morning are investigating a london stabbing attack as a terrorist incident. video shows a scary scene saturday inside a subway station. a man with a knife hurt two people and one seriously. witnesses say he shouted "this is for syria." police subdued the attacker with a taser and arrested him. he is charged with attempted murder. last week, britain began air strikes against isis targets in syria. the justice department is expected to launch an investigation this week of chicago's police department. the wide ranging probe from the federal government comes amid allegations of a cover-up in the shooting death of a black teenager. it forced the police chief to resign. dean reynolds is outside of chicago police headquarters with new details of the investigation. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, even before the federal
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probe gets under way, the head of the local agency here, which is supposed to be looking into police conduct, has resigned and it's just the latest move in a spreading scandal that has shaken public trust in the cops. dash cam footage shows laquan mcdonald walking away from police before he is shot 16 times by officer jason van dyke. but at least four officers on the scene told investigators that mcdonald was moving towards van dyke. van dyke says mcdonald continued to advance and swung a knife at him. even after mcdonald was shot, at least two officers claimed he was attempting to get up while still armed with the knife. but at no time does the video show the 17-year-old approaching the officers. van dyke is facing murder charges. and hundreds of demonstrators who lined the streets of chicago sunday are accusing police of a
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cover-up. a university of chicago study found that in more than 99% of the thousands of misconduct complaints against officers this year, no disciplinary action was ever taken. now the justice department will try to erm if there is a pattern of abuse. a probe mayor rahm emanuel recently thought last week was unnecessary. >> what i would first welcome is the inclusion of the existing investigation. i think an additional layer would be misguided. >> reporter: but he has since changed course. we welcome the gating of the department of justice, a spokesperson for the mayor's office said, as we work to restore trust in our police department. now, mayor emanuel and acting police superintendent john escanletante will have a police conference later today and addressing issues of police accountable. former president jimmy carter this morning says a brain
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scan has shown his cancer is gone. >> i have good news. >> reporter: he made the dramatic announcement sunday at church in his hometown of plains, georgia. melanoma had spread to his brain and he put his faith in god's hand. he continued to help builds home for habitat for humidity while having treatment. for the second time in two weeks, the nfl will investigate whether the rules to minimize concussions were ignored. baltimore quarterback matt schaub, his head hit the ground and the referee had to help him out. schaub stayed in the game and said later he passed the doctor's test on the sidelines. the league spokesman says we will look into it as per our normal procedures. the nfl cleared the st. louis rams on wrongdoing last month after their quarterback played with a head injury. this morning, the matchups are set for this year's college
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football playoffs. all four teams will play on new year's eve. undefeated clemson is ranked number one. the tigers will play number four, oklahoma, in the orange bowl. second ranked alabama will face number three michigan state in the cotton bowl. the winners will play each other month month. kobe is a member of the ctm team so i'm rooting for whoever team he is with. outrage over the security guards excused of going too far and football fans, when they try to rush the field. first, it's time to check your local weather.
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rock band u2 returns to paris in remembrance and guyance. >> ahead the emotional concert that honored the victims of the paris attack. the news is back this morning right here on "cbs this
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♪ > . ♪ you make me feel you make me feel ♪ ♪ you make me feel like a natural woman ♪ >> that aretha franklin with one of the memorable moments last night at the kennedy honors. hopp honoring the best in entertainment is ahead. they don't call her queen of soul for nothing. i love carole king. aretha sang her song to her. >> we had a good time last
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night. >> even after two hours' sleep. >> it was well worth it. >> to be there when aretha came out was worth it the whole thing. >> it was worth it staying you will late on a school night. this half hour, a college football win, you could say takes an ugly turn. the video shows security guards attacking fans as they rush the field on saturday after houston's victory. ahead, how postgame celebrations can quickly become dangerous. plus, 17,000 people in paris welcomed u2. the rock band returns for the first time since last month's terror attacks that forced them to cancel a show. we will show you how their performance delivered a message. time to show you this morning's headlines. today, the 74 anniversary of pearl harbor, "the washington post" says there are efforts to identify the lost crew members of the "uss oklahoma." the battleship sank during the japanese attacks.
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the unidentified are being tested in a lab in nebraska. general motors is being the first of big three automakers to offer a chinese made model for sale in the u.s. the buick envision will go on sale. it will make its debut at the north american auto show in detroit next month. "the new york times" reports on beijing issuing first-ever red alert for air pollution and some schools will be shut down. the alert is expected to last through thursday. the orlando sentinel reports on the launch of a resupply mission to the united states space station. the rocket blasted off on sunday after several weather delays. it is carrying thousands of pounds of food, clothes, and gear. the capsule will deliver christmas gifts to the six
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crewmembers on whence when it docks. football fans rushed the field on saturday after the houston cougars beat temple. the security guards beat some of the fans. >> reporter: good morning. it developed into somewhat of an unspoken tradition. your team wins a big game and you storm the field in celebration. but here in houston over the week, that celebration turned violent and could lead to criminal charges for some security guards who got physical with fans. when the game between the university of houston and temple ended, the wrestling match between some security guards and fans began. cameras captured the chaos, as fans rushed the field after the cougars championship win. one fan appears to be punched by a security guard.
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another is tackled and slammed to the ground. cst is the private security contractor hired by the university of houston. houston's vice president of athletics hunter yurechek expressed his disagreement, including, quote. >> we will present any evidence such as video, witness statements and look at the applicable law and present that to the attorney for charges. the security officers were also given instructions before the game by csc staff that the students rush the field to allow them to rush the field. no instructions were given to punch anyone or to tackle them. >> reporter: rushing the field is a time-honored tradition in college sports, but it can be dangerous. in 1993, 80 people were injured
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when fans rushed the field following a game between wisconsin and michigan. and four years ago, a dozen people were hurt after thousands swarmed the field after oklahoma state beat rival oklahoma. the security company has issued a statement saying it's launching its own investigation, adding, quote, any actions by csc personnel that contradict our training, csc's other requirements, or the law, are not condoned by csc and will not be tolerated. gayle? >> the videotape shows a troubling story. maybe they need some more training. we will see what is going to happen here. everybody getting along. rock band u2 makes an emotional return to paris. last night the group performed in the city for the first time since last month's terror attack. the concert paid tribute to victims of the massacre. elizabeth palmer is in london with a defiant message from the
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band. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you may remember, right after the paris attack, the police shut down all large public gatherings and two u2 concerts were cancelled. last night, asou y said, the baasnd w back on stage in top form. ♪ >> reporter: and 17,000 fans roared back their welcome. it's just over three weeks since u2 cancelled two concerts, scheduled to go ahead in paris right after terrorists killed 130 people. 90 of them were music fans at the bataclan concert hall listening to the california band eagles of death metal. bono and the members of u2 paid tribute to the victims at a memorial nearby. and vowed that their own concerts would be rescheduled as soon as it was safe.
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it was, they told cnn ahead of last night's performance, a statement of -- >> paris is a very romantic city. you know, the essence of romance is defiance and defiant joy, we think, is the mark of our bands and rock 'n' roll. they are a death cult. we are a life cult. >> reporter: there were rumors that eagles of death metal would join u2 on stage. but, instead, fans saw another special guest. patti smith who closed the show with one of the greatest of all rock 'n' roll anthems of defiance. ♪ >> believe it! >> reporter: and bono apparently has written a brand-new song about the paris attack and fans are certainly hoping they are going to hear him when is he
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back on stage there tonight. >> elizabeth, thanks. looking forward to that! >> i saw some of the lyrics. i can't wait to hear it too. >> very important. george lucas and carole king share the same stage. ahead how the nation recognize the best in performing arts at the kennedy center honors. if you're head out to door, set your dvr so you can watch "cbs this morning" any time you'd like. you don't want to miss alicia key reveal this year's top grammy nominees. that is all ahead and we will be right back. want to live with the uncertainties of hep c. or wonder... ...whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni. a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. harvoni is proven to cure up to 99% of patients... ...who've had no prior treatment. it's the one and only cure that's... pill, once a day for 12 weeks. certain patients...
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♪ president obama was a late arrival to last night's sened center honors, after addressing the nation on terrorism, he celebrated honorees for their lifetime contributions to american culture. the ceremony drew thousands to washington. the recipients include carole king and george lucas and sicily tyson and rita moreno and seiji ozawa.
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less than two weeks before the release of the "star wars" movie. >> like edison and tesla and jobs, in the way that everything they touched changed a paradigm. george lucas' "star wars" changed movies absolutely forever. >> he is a important story teller. >> reporter: the second year in a row, stephen colbert hosted the star-studded event. >> good evening, ladies and gentlemen, distinguished honorees and elected represents and diplomats and dignitaries and the small handful of you not running for president right now. >> reporter: traditionally, the honorees sit with the president and first lady. but president obama's seat remained empty for the first part of the event. he arrived after a short intermission, less than half an hour after his oval office address. >> the owner of a green and white helicopter, you left your lights on.
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>> reporter: actress and singer rita moreno, a native puerto rican, was applauded for breaking ground for latinos. >> when you followed your dreams, rita, you gave me the allowance to follow mine. for so long in my wife, puerto ricans, i felt like i was being left out. you made being puerto rican an honor. >> reporter: the 83-year-old first dazzled fans on the screen adaptation of "westside story." before going on to win all four of the biggest prizes in show business over her career. the oscar, the tony, two emmy, and a grammy. szawa was another honoree. the conductor led the boston symphony for 29 seasons. sicily tyson's long career helped pave the way for african-americans in the industry. >> she turned down more roles than you could imagine because
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they didn't lift or serve us as a people. for sick decade, she has been diligent in her pursuit to better us all. >> reporter: at age 90, she is starring on broadway alongside james earl jones in "the gin game." ♪ you just call out my name ♪ >> reporter: carole king was inducted into the songwriter's hall of fame nearly 30 years ago for her influence on music. ♪ you've got a friend >> reporter: she has written more than 100 singles. ♪ you make me feel >> reporter: aretha franklin brought the house down in her closing performance of the song she immortalized. king was moved by the performance and it brought eyes to the president. >> aretha, when she is on, she is on. >> she says i think better when i take off my fur coat. that was a moment.
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>> it really is a celebration about the great artists of america, what this country in this country. >> so many moments. >> can you watch the 38th annual kennedy center honors tuesday, december 29th at 9:00/8:00 central right here on cbs. >> as part of that special, we will get to see what charlie wore at the kennedy honors last night. it's a joke. >> but he looked good. >> colbert's joke, what was that? >> i don't remember. i just remember colbert said and may we have a special round of applause for the host this evening. he was also great. it is must-see tv on december 29th. his plane went down and he survived to tell the story. the remarkable video from inside a plane that shows what it's like to go through a crash. that's ahead. fi
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♪ ♪ new york it is monday, december 7th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including alicia keys in the studio 57! only on "cbs this morning," she will announce the top nominees for this year's grammy awards. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. our fellow americans these are the steps we can take. >> the genesis of the speech started saturday. it was consensus the nation was losing grip. >> the republicans were blasting the president's remarks and hillary clinton says the president needs to do more.
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>> they are now analyzing gun maop surveillance that shows rques and farook together. >> what did you know about his wife? >> he was very secretive about his wife. he didn't want to reveal much. >> before the federal probe gets underway the head of the local agency has resigned. >> bono has written a brand-new sobong aheut t paris attacks and fans are certainly hoping they will hear it when he is back on stage there tonight. >> as part of that special, we will get to see what charlie wore at the kennedy honors last night. >> isn't there a joke from colbe colbert? >> one night of the year that the republicans and democrats get together to come together for the same cause, to see if their tuxedos still fit. it's the perfect way for a lonely cinderella to meet her kumba.
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i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. we have new information this morning about the couple who killed 14 people in san bernardino, california. a former coworker tells cbs news he believes syed rizwan farook didn't want to be in the united states. farook was an american who met his wife in saudi arabia. >> tashfeen malik is her name and she was trained as a pharmacifar pharmacist in her pakistan. carter evans has more in california. >> reporter: investigators have conducted more than 300 interviews so far and they still aren't, at least publicly, releasing a motive for the terrorist attack. the assault rifle used in the attack had been traced to enrique marques and farook used to live next door to him and a neighbor said they were good
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friends and who went to high school together. investigators raided marques home twice and cutting into the garage door. they say marques purchased the guns legally in california and modified later to make them more powerful. investigators say after the massacre, marques checked himself into a mental health hospital. the source says authorities right now are analyzing gun shop surveillance video that show marques and farook together and, norah, later this morning, the fbi is planning another news conference so we should get a little more information. >> carter, thank you so much. in a rare oval office speech last night, president obama called the san bernardino attack an act of terrorism and said we will overcome any threat from terrorists. a large chunk of the president's speech focused on values rather than any new policy. he urged americans not to reject an entire religion.
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>> we cannot turn against one another by letting this fight be defined as a war between america and islam. that, too, is what groups like isil want. isil does not speak for islam. they are thugs and killers, part of a cult of death. and they account for a tiny fraction of a more than a billion muslims around the world. including millions of patriotic muslim americans who reject their hateful ideology. but just as it is the responsible of muslims around the world to root out misguided ideas that lead to radicalization, it is the responsibility of all americans, of every faith, to reject discrimination. let's make sure we never forget what makes us exceptional. lae let's not forget that freedom is more powerful than fear. >> gop presidential front-runner donald trump was quick to
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respond to the president's address. shortly after the speech, he tweeted this, well, obama refused to say he just can't say it, that we are at war with radical islamic terrorists. marco rubio says the president's refusal to call this a war on radical islam was disappointing. we will defeat them. it not be easy and take time but we will defeat them but it starts by acknowledging to the american people that, indeed, we are at war and we are at war with radical islamic jihadist who are also terrorists and motivated by their view of islam. this is a war on radical islam. >> early in the day, democratic front-runner hillary clinton explained why she would not use the term radical islam. >> number one, it doesn't do justice to the vast numbers of muslims in our own country and peaceful people. number two, it helps to create this clash of civilizations that is actually a recruiting tool for isis and other radical
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jihadists who use this as a way of saying, we're in a war against the west, you must join us. if you are a muslim, you must join us. no. if you're a law abiding muslim you need to be with us against those who are distorting islam. >> clinton says in addition to fighting isis with the military, the united states must attack them online. >> he spent six months swimming more than 2,000 miles along one of america's longest rivers. ahead, former navy s.e.a.l. shares his experience from his remarkable journey and it was all to
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only on "cbs this morning," 15-time grammy winner, that would be the lovely alicia keys, is here to spread a little grammy love this morning. she is revealing some of the biggest nominations. here is some questions. mr. taylor swift bring home
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grammy gold? >> you're asking me? >> no, i'm asking the audience. alicia, you're the only one at the table to know what this feeling is like the morning that the grammys are announced, what you're thinking, what you're doing. we are going to talk to you about that when we come back. you're not nervous. you're ready. >> i'm feeling good. >> i feel good that you're here when we come back, alicia will tell us what she is planning for in her new album because alicia is not done. we will be right back. these are my dogs dusty and cooper. i work for the dogs twenty-four seven. i am the butler. these dogs shed like crazy. it's like being inside of a snow globe. it takes an awful lot of time to keep the house clean. i don't know what to do.
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♪ this girl is on fire >> oh, okay. this award right here, i'm very honored for. very honored for. the album was a lot of years in the making and a lot of struggles in the making. i would like to dead kate this just to thinking out of the box. just not being afraid to be who you are, no matter what anybody says. >> she is still that alicia keys debut album. remember this song?
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earned her the first five grammys of her career in 2002. she is a 15-time grammy winner, thank you very much. alicia keys is here at the table to reveal the nominees for the grammy awards. >> welcome. >> take us back to that moment. what do you remember about that day, that moment, that time in your life? >> my gosh. i remember i was very sick. that was a strange feeling. then i remember feeling so overwhelmed in an incredible way, like, looking around the room and seeing celine dion and bono. it was to me at the time i had never been in a room with those type of people in one place. it was very incredible and then i also remember feeling -- i just was -- i felt like i was zoomed into the tv. i just felt i was blasted into a television set and confused where i was and completely overwhelmed and excited and i remember specifically praying that i would not trip or fall
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down the stairs. >> you were poised so you know what it's like to be the best new artist on the scene. let's talk about the nest new artist. ♪ ♪ >> i like it. this is serious. i guess you can rip it. the best new artist nomination, courtney barnett, james bay, sam hunt, tori kelly, and megan traynor. >> good category. >> let's go to record of the year. >> record of the year. ladies and gentlemen, the nominees are -- really love by deangelo and the vanguard. uptown funk featuring bruno mars. thinking outloud. >> that's a good category. >> blank space. by taylor swift.
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can't feel my face by the weeknd. >> song of the year. really good category. >> my favorite personal category. >> okay. >> this rewards the writer to the song, right? >> which is my favorite. nominations are "all right" "blank space." "girl crush by little big town. "see you again." "thinking out loud." by ed sheeran. >> and last for us is album of the year. >> album of the entire year!
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>> wow! >> all 365 days, alicia! >> the entire year. it goes to -- well, not -- the nominees. . i'm getting all excited. it's the wrong day. all right. "sound and color" by alabama shakes. "to pimp a butterfly." "traveler" by chris stapleton. "1989" by taylor swift. and "beauty behind the madness." by the weeknd. >> every time you look at the categories, it's so hard to choose. you like one and that one. why is song of the year your favorite? >> as a songwriter that is one of the most incredible things. no matter what the music sounds like, although the music definitely drives us to listen, the songs, how it's written, makes us listen for years. so, to me, it's like the most accomplished, the greatest
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accomplishment you can receive is to be awarded for songwritten. >> we sat at the kennedy center and watched the monarch carole king. >> it was a moment. an incredible moment. unbelievable. >> you're working on a new album? >> i am. >> do we have a release date yet? >> nothing official yet. but it is circling and coming very soon. >> she is not giving us any intel right now at this particular time. i see you. fifteen grammys. i imagine it never gets old winning a grammy. i imagine that. >> huh-uh. >> to be rewarded by your peers. do you have a famous grammy story in your repertoire of all the grammys you have that stands out to you? >> i have one sweet story and rememberable for me. i can't remember exactly which year it was but it was for song of the year. so like i said my favorite category which means a lot to every songwriter. john mayer was up for
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"daughters." and i was up for "if i got you." >> yes. >> and john mayer won. and i love that song "daughters." and i remember he got it and went up on stage and he said, it was either on stage or back stage, i can't remember exactly, but the point was he said that he felt that should have won that award. he thought take that award was mine so he took off the top of the grammy and he gave me the top and the bottom that had his name, he kept it and he gave me the top and wrote "song of the year." >> there it is! >> that's it right there in my little shelf. >> how classy is that? >> it's pretty cool. >> very cool. >> as far as i'm concerned, i won that. thanks to john. >> what do you think these artists are feeling today? i can't imagine for someone who has never received a grammy or like he was in the room, he said there is celine dion and there is alicia keys. >> crazy. i think they are feeling very proud of the work that they do.
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i mean, everybody who creates anything, puts their heart and their time and their love and their passion and they take chances with it. you know? you never know what is going to happen and that is not why you do it. you do it because you love it and it means something to you and you hope it means something to somebody else. so i think they are feeling proud. >> we are so glad you still love it. we love you. >> more than ever! thank you! >> thank you so much for getting up early. we know he what that is like. >> good morning! >> that's how we feel too! today! only on "cbs this morning," we are revealing the ten finalists for the music educator award from the grammy foundation. these teachers picked from more than 3,400 nominee and chosen for their remarkable impact on the students's lives. nine finalists will receive $1,000 for themselves and their schools will also get $1,000. you can watch the grammy awards
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♪ hey! go! >> what is it? >> got to go! >> and they snap it and now here comes a double reverse and -- brady. across midfield will step out of bounds. how about that? >> there you go. patriots quarterback tom brady took on a role of a wide receiver in yesterday's game against the eagles. that was a trick play. danny amendola threw the ball to brady for a catch. the eagles went on to defeat the patriots 35-28. >> wow. >> look. he can run too! >> he can throw, he can catch. look at gronk is out on an injury and edelman is out with a broken foot. >> what is a quarterback to do? >> what is a quarterback to do? play both positions.
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receiver as well. >> no one said he can't catch the ball too but, yeah, he can catch the ball and run too! >> that's right. >> tom brady, you go. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, he swam from one indiana of the united states to the other. think about that for a second, to honor america's fallen heroes. former navy s.e.a.l., his name is chris ring and he's in our on toyota green room. good to see you. we will look at the close calls he made swimming down the mississippi river. >> one of the most famous houses in new york city is a doll house. it is worth millions and we will take a look at it coming up. "wall street journal" reports on new calls for social media sites to monitor terrorist content after the san bernardino attack. one of the attackers tashfeen malik reportedly posted extremist content on facebook and now facebook and youtube and twitter are under pressure to keep track of terror-related
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introduced you to chris ring. he is a former navy s.e.a.l. who set out to honor the families of fallen troops and be the first american to swim the entire lengths of the mississippi river. he started swimming this spring where the mighty river begins in minnesota. over the next six months he swam through ten states and more than 2,300 miles on friday and reached louisiana at the edge of the gulf of mexico. chris is here at the table this morning. first, a look at his journey. >> reporter: navy combat veteran chris ring has zipped up and jumped into the mississippi river nearly every day. >> first little cool going up the back. >> reporter: since the 6th of june. >> when you get out there you never know what you're going to expect. no day is the same. >> reporter: the former navy s.e.a.l. covered 14 to 20 miles a day and logging six to eight hours in the water. >> hello. >> reporter: while his time on land was spent meeting with families of fallen soldiers. >> thank you so much for doing
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what you're doing. >> reporter: gold star families like jenny smith and her husband eddie. >> hour aw are you doing, si? >> reporter: jason rogers their son was killed in action four and a half years ago in afghanistan. >> what are some of your fondest memories of your son? >> reporter: but for chris this matters the most. >> happy birthday. >> it gives the opportunity to say their loved one's name again and share who they were. >> reporter: so remember the people he has met and the stories they have told, chris collected signatures on the boat that accompanied him on the water. two kayaks were ultimately filled with names of the fallen. >> thank you very much. whenever i'm not water, i look up and see that kayak and know that what i'm doing and how difficult it is that they paid that ultimate sacrifice. >> reporter: on friday, chris ring completed his mission where the mississippi river meets the gulf of mexico.
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as he reached mile hero, gold star families from eight states cheered him on and thanked him for his service. you were out there six straight months of swimming and chris is dak backon dry land. good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: what was it like to finish? >> well, it was a great experience. you know, being at that finish line and the most important thing, right when i crossed, i looked over to where the boat was carrying all of those different gold star families and seeing them just so happy and together. that was the best experience of really the finish and seeing them together. >> what is the toughest part of this? >> toughest part is the emotional aspect. the daily grind of swimming down the river so many hours a day and go out and hear these stories of these great heroes that paid the ultimate sacrifice. so it's really an emotional roller coaster. >> what was your process, chris? i mean, physically, we can tell that you can do it. are you singing? are you thinking? what are you doing when you're
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in the water physically doing it? >> when i'm actually in the water, i really think about the different times i've met with these families and i've had the privilege to meet these gold star families and the stories they tell me. the next opportunity i have to meet another one and hear the legacy of their loved one and carry it with me down the river. >> i can't imagine you thought about ever giving up. >> no. >> never? >> no. because, you know, at the end of the day, the difficulty and the burden i have carrying, swimming every day is going to be over. the burden these families have is with them the rest of their lives. >> you want people to understand what a gold star family is? >> raise awareness for the gold star family. not enough know what it is. gold star families lost a loved one in the service of the country and these families pay that ultimately sacrifice so other families don't have to. >> quite often you say people don't know and say congratulations on being a gold star family and that is no one wants to hear that. >> no one wants to be a gold star family and nobody wants to be in. people should know and respect and really appreciate the sacrifice that was paid so we
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can have what we have today. >> what happens to you now? >> what happens to me now? i think, first, spend time with my wife. i've been gone a while and continue to honor and have these relationships with the gold star families and keep serving them and take it from there. >> i was going to say, don't take this the wrong way but is shaving on the to do list? >> eventually. >> what is your wife's name? >> becca. >> does she like the look? >> i think it's grown on her. i know it's mot a nenot a very t thing. >> it's very grisly adams. i think you look great. one of the important things -- >> i didn't say he didn't look great. >> i know. >> i just said it's very grisly adams. >> one of the things you've had multiple deployments and this is just an incredible feat that you have accomplished. swimming the mississippi river. i know you did this because you want to shine the spotlight on those you served with. how important is that?
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and what do we need to remember about those who served and sacrificed? >> well, we have what we have today. we can do what we can do to because they paid that sacrifice. everything we have is because of the sacrifice they paid. so, you know, for me doing this challenge, it was very humbling and i feel lucky and privileged to take it on and meet the awesome families and hear their stories and keep it with me and raise awareness. these families pay the sacrifice and should not have those awkward times, so being able to meet with them and hear the stories of their loved ones and raise awareness for who they were as a person has been amazing and it will be with me the rest of my life. >> your dad told us this experience changed you. how so? >> it was awesome that he has been -- was able to be with me such a long period of time because we have been apart so long. being together and rekindle our relationship together makes us more open. before, being apart so long and different experiences and being together and be more open with each other and strengthen the
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relationship we had. >> do you think the country is doing enough? >> do i think the country is doing enough? >> for wounded warriors. >> wounded warriors, we focus more on the fallen heroes. raising awareness for them is the biggest aspect. so really the goal is that you can walk up to anybody on the street and ask them what a gold star family, they will know what it is. that is the biggest aspect and really just honoring these heroes. that one of the reasons we do an extreme challenge but to honor how they lived their lives. >> keep their legacies alive. >> were you a strong swimmer before this? >> absolutely not. >> how can you say that? you were a navy s.e.a.l.! >> my past is not the important thing. the focus is, you know, just we want to it to be difficult. awesome expert swimmer, then it wouldn't be a challenge. i want it to be difficult. when it's difficult, it helps me to focus on why i'm doing it and
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if you think that doll houses are child's play, then you haven't seen this doll house. it's on display in new york right now. michelle miller shows us the tiny home built has the costliest real estate in a very expensive city. >> reporter: in a city known for budget busting real estate, the nearly 25,000 dollar price per square foot of this home could even mayor the barrons of wall street take pause. >> the more you look at this the more you discover things. >> reporter: since this home is inhabitable in imagine only, not even barbie would dream paying this much. >> the appraisal is for $8 point 5 million largely because of the contents and the current owner has maybe 30,000 pieces, so each one of these things is worth a certain amount of money and that adds up very quickly. >> reporter: they haven't missed a thing, have they? >> no. and there is always room for a little bit more.
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>> reporter: dorothy globeis a project coordinator for this castle now on display at new york's time warner center. >> here is the armory. >> reporter: there is a suit of armor, a serving set of silver and jewelry with real, albeit very small, gem stones. >> we have these little tiny necklaces and a pair of earrings that are here with jewels. >> reporter: anybody who has something like this would you call it a borderline obsessions? >> i think once you get hooked on doll houses, you're hooked for life. >> reporter: the castle was built over a 13-year period, stretching across the mid 1970s and '80s. its owners, who would like to remain anonymous, are sharing it with the public for the first time. it requires a crew of six over 24 hours, you can see why.
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but this invitation for passers-by to explore is also an effort to raise money for children's charity. >> we have a number of pieces that we are going to put up at auction because they have got so many pieces that they want to share them. >> reporter: so somebody is actively playing with this house? >> i wouldn't say playing, but curious. taking care of it. >> reporter: for doll house selectors, it's all about the details. it has working lights and books you can read and bottles in the bar are filled with real syrup! >> you may need quite a few bottles to steal anything. >> reporter: there is only one resident here. merlyn lives nine feet high in the castle tower and leaving 28 rooms open for children of all ages to admire. >> it's always evolving. don't you rearrange your house from time to time? >> reporter: i'd like to! but i can't afford to! >> this is much easier because you don't need somebody to help
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move the couch. >> reporter: 8 million dollar appraisal tag, i'd have to say, you do it very carefully. >> well, absolutely. >> were you into doll houses? >> i was, but nothing like that. nothing like that. mine was like barbie's dream house and i thought that was very cool. >> we have a barbie's dream house on our christmas list this year. a baby boy is the christmas gift of a lifetime for one family. ahead, see how the baby's arrival caught his three big sisters totally by surprise! you're watching "cbs this morning."
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♪ three texas sisters are enjoying an early christmas present this morning. >> that is your new baby brother. >> i'm going to wet my pants! >> don't do that! >> oh, the family adopted a baby boy called nathan this weekend. their big sisters were surprised to see him under the christmas tree. >> is it a boy? >> it's a boy. >> hi, little nathan. >> the mom wrote on facebook. we met them at the door and told them we had been out christmas shopping and got them a gift to share and it's under the tree. how about that? >> i like mom and dad's presentation. >> i like the reaction. >> i do too. >> that does it for us. be sure to tune into the "cbs evening news" tonight with scott pelley and for news 24/7, watch
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happy monday. well, we've got fitness, food and family fun today on "great day." >> plus, a sneak peek on the victoria's secret fashion show, airing tonight. >> this is "great day washington." yes, it is monday. and o:good morning. my name is chris lering. >> and i'm markette sheppard. we are bringing you all things great, five days a week. >> our neighborhood had a
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little talk. that was kind of cool. thank you for that. >> our neighbor. you mean the president? inside yeah, well, he lives down the street on pennsylvania. bringing the country together. i love when that happens. let's get together and be part of it. holiday season this is the time to get together. >> i know. what's interesting. right after business was handled in the oval office, the president and first lady were down at the kennedy center for the 38th center kennedy honors. and i was down on the red carpet, talking to all of the honorees. it was really exciting that this happens in our nation's capital. we had george lucas, sicily tyson. and sedgy ozowa. i hope i'm pronouncing that right. carol king, natural woman. and who is the fourth one? why am i blanking out on here? >> probably somebody special. >> well, yes. i have all five of them coming up in a package later this month. but i did get to talk to george lucas on the red carpet last night. so they do this thing where
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it's a surprise who comes out on stage and honors them. so i asked him, george, do you know who is honoring you? do you know what to expect? and this is what he said. take a look. >> i have no idea what to expect. you know, because these things, they try to keep it all secret. so i don't know what's going to happen. i know it should be fun. >> when george first envisioned "star wars," the technology to make it didn't exist. so george had to invent it. his determination helped invent a new generation of special effects. >> you know, your films have grown up with technology. where do you see the future of movies? >> becoming more like literature, which is, anybody can do it. the economic barrier that used to be there when i started is gone. and the gatekeepers, which are the people who distribute the movies, they're gone. so now it's easy to make a movie and get it seen by a million people. >> that was a big deal st


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