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republicans or democrats on this. >> reporter: it's become a key part of the clinton play book. keep the focus on trump's troubles and off clinton's. biden barely mentioned her today and when there was, it was caveat. >> i know some of you don't like her and let me tell you she gets it and she never yields. she does not break. >> reporter: kahne insisted she's not avoiding trump or the media. >> you see her meeting press every day. >> actually the last time clinton answered even one question was two 1/2 weeks ago on august 18th. for the first time she will be sharing a plane with her press pack everywhere she goes. >> following the clinton campaign. and the cbs overnight news will be right back.
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more than a thousand people in east chicago, indiana are scrambling to find new homes. their entire neighborhood is contaminated with led and arsenic. the federal government knew about this for years, but apparently no one told the residents until recently. >> reporter: ana had her 3-year-old son screened for led today. they just moved to the east chicago area and she wanted to make sure he was okay. so far he's safe. not the case for 2-year-old samyra allen who are six times higher than normal. her parents have lived here for six years. they say all five of their children's led levels are in the danger zone. >> i mean we are walking and
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living in poison. so, i feel like they should be taking this a lot more serious. >> reporter: in 2008, the environment l pal protection ag declared it a contaminated super fund site build on top of an old led refinery and addressed clean up options with the city and it wasn't until may this year, six years later that the epa shared alarming contamination levels with the city. residents of his low income housing complex were living on led-laced soil, 66 times higher than what's considered safe. since then the epa placed signs warning children to stay off the grass. he represented allen and more than 100 other people effected by the contaminated soil. >> we're going to find out where the
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go after that problem and compensate the victims. >> reporter: maurice, tonight, the attorney for the city tells me out of an abundance of caution, they also plan to test the water for lead. >> slavery has been called america's original sin. today a prominent catholic university owned up to its role in that sin and told us how it plans to atone for it. >> reporter: georgetown founded in 1789 is the oldest catholic jesuit university, a endowment of $12.5 billion. and they sold 272 slaves to stay open. >> we will seek forgiveness for our participation in the institution of slavery.
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>> reporter: last year he created a committee for how the university should atone for its slavery past. >> in this moment in america we're living with the fact that we never amillierated the original evil of slavery. >> reporter: it will give preferential ad mission for the slaves it sold. there are 10 to 15,000 of those descendants who now get the same special look as those of alumniand donors. >> our country is really torn apart by ralths strife and they're perfectly positioned to lead the charge with us. >> reporter: they're also creating an institute to study slavery's legacy, building a memorial and building two buildings. one for a run away slave named
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notice for his capture. for descendants living in louisiana, georgetown's push for answers have solved a mystery for her. >> not having your history is something that we lived with. but in reality, it stays with you. who were you when you were a thought? >> reporter: racial tensions here on campus and across the country triggered georgetown's intro spection and others hope more institutions will similar histories follow suit. coming up next, facebook didn't like this. its latest project went up in flames. and later, mind travel. the device that can take seniors virtually anywhere in the wor world .
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today a spectacular spacex rocket explosion marked a huge failure for the private space industry and a setback for facebook's latest project. >> reporter: you saw it before you heard it. the explosion ripped through the upper part of the rocket before it collapsed in flames on the launch pad at cape canaveral. it was
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and due to launch in two days. it was to carry a $200 million satellite that would have provided access to large parts of africa. there were no injuries. more soon, tweeted elon musk, the billionaire owner of spacex who also helped create tesla motors. despite 25 successful launches from this site in 2010, spacex has suffered numerous setbacks. they have lost rockets trying to land them upright in the atlantic ocean. and another one in 2015, this time after lifted off. next month they're expected to talk about a mission to mars. but an explosion of this size brings more scrutiny of space travel by private companies. they have $2 billion in launch orders. it's unclear how
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launch pad was damaged or what caused the blast. colin kaepernick takes his national anthem protest to a military town.
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that kills 99.9% of bacteria. max cover is another great way to lysol that. there has been strong reaction, pro and conto colin kaepernick. the 49ers quarterback took a stand by sitting down during the national anthem before friday's game. will he do it again tonight in san diego? >> reporter: in this big military town, home of the pacific fwleepacif pacific fleet, the biggest conflict is in the football stadium. >> i don't like it. and if he's not for our country and the united states flag, get out of my country. >> reporter: navy veteran john lair is talking about san francisco 49ers quarterback, colin kaepernick. he ignited a fire storm by
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anthem. he says he considers it an assimble of oppression. >> when i feel that flag is what it's supposed to represent and it's supporting people the way it should, then i will stand. >> absolutely disgraceful. >> reporter: boomer asison. >> when you see people disrespecting the flag or national anthem, it really rubs you the wrong way. >> reporter: tonight when it's billed as military appreciation night, his stance struck a nerve. jennifer will be at the game. >> reporter: when he steps on the flag, he is stepping on a lot of people who died for our country. >> reporter: but kaepernick is getting some support under the #veterans for kaepernick. army veteran jeremiah thompson is conflicted.
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down when the national anthem is being played? >> yes, sir. as much as i don't agree with it, that is his right. >> reporter: out spoken miami dolphins running back,arian foster supports him and has talked to him. >> you're entitled to say or feel whatever you want but there are people in this country that are hurting, whether you want to believe it or not. >> reporter: it's still not clear if kaepernick will be on the field when the national anthem is sung by a naval officer and s.e.a.l.s are sky diving into the stadium. military appreciation night is a big deal here. john lewis, an icon of the civil rights movement is one of the most revered and distinguished members of congress. but last night on "the late show" he accepted steven
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finally tonight, for some older folks, travel can be difficult. but now there's a device that can take them anywhere, even back in time. here's michelle miller. >> reporter: the men and women here at the brookdale senior living community don't need to leave the building to take a trip to the french country side. they've got the power of virtual reality. they can sore through yosemite national park. and explore the depths of the ocean. >> oh, my goodness. >> we're in the water. >> reporter: mit grad students are pioneering the use of the technology for seniors. >> i feel for the people living inside these
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don't have stimulation. they need to be curious, exploring and when you're physically not able to do that by yourself, then virtual reality is a wonderful aid. >> reporter: the experience is even more meaningful for seniors like keith. >> wait a minute. don't say that. who did this? >> reporter: you touched off her emotion. she felt something. >> absolot l laulutelyabsolutel. other people in the room felt. >> that's julia child. >> reporter: a chef says he's still got many traveling days ahead of him. but he was over j
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virtually visit a restaurant he opened in berlin nearly two decades ago. >> that's seriously addictive. come on. >> reporter: this? >> yeah. i could just. i can go wherever i want. >> reporter: a trip of a lifetime from the comfort of your chair. michelle miller, cbs news. quincy, massachusetts. that is the overnight news for this friday. for some the news continues, for others, check back later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm maurice dubois.
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♪ >> announcer: this is "the cbs overnight news." >> welcome to the overnight news. i'm michelle miller. a day after focusing on his immigration plan and two high profile speeches, he's reportedly lost half of his campaign's hispanic advisory board. lesley sanchez tells us advisors are angry and ready to resign after hearing trump's hard line immigration message in arizona. he had struck a much softer tone after meeting with the president of mexico. major garrett is following the trump campaign. >> reporter: the polite diplomat in mexico city and in phoenix, the
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mass deportation that trump supporters have come to love and in this context demand. he ended a brief public fleuritation of a softer policy. >> anyone who has entered the united states illegally is subject to deportation. >> reporter: in phoenix, he promised mass deportations but did not explain how he would do it. >> people will know that you can't just smuggle in, hunker down, and wait to be legalized. >> reporter: undocumented immigrants must return to their home country and apply for reentry, vowing to subject new immigrants to ideological tests. >> it's our right as a sovereign nation to choose those immigrants we think are most likely to thrive, and flourish and love
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of agents, with holding tax dollars from sanctuary cities. and over haul on visa over stays. trump's number one point was his most rehearsed. >> we will build a great wall along the southern border. and mexico will pay for the wall. they don't know it yet but they're going to pay for the wall. >> reporter: this time a new diplomatic wrinkle. >> mexico will wurk with us. i absolutely believe it and especially after meeting with their wonderful, wonderful president. >> reporter: in mexico city, trump met with president pe pena nieto. >> we all share a common interest in keeping our hemisphere safe. >> reporter: trump misled reporters by saying mexican financing
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up. >> we discussed the wall, not payment of the wall. that will be at a later date. >> reporter: he said he told trump directly that mexico would never pay for the wall. trump aids mentioned differences of opinion, something he didn't want to recognize in front of the mexican president. hillary clinton saying he failed his first foreign test. >> reporter: trump choked. that was the verdict from clinton's campaign chairman after trump said he and mexican president pena nieto didn't get into a key topic. when the mexican president contradicted trump, the clinton campaign amended its statement. "he didn't just choke, he got beat in the room and lied about it." >> you don't build a coalition
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>> reporter: she knows diplomats and that's not one of them. >> dropping in on one of our neighbors for a few hours and flying home again. that's not how it works. >> mexicans are beyond reproach. >> reporter: doesn't match up with his own past pronouncements, like i want nothing to do with mexico. don't do business with mexico and mexico is totally ripping off the u.s. both clinton and trump were invited by pena and only trump jumped. >> she didn't go to mexico. she was invited. she doesn't have the strength or the stamina to make america great again. believe me. >> reporter: the clinton camp is firing back this morning calling trump's arizona speech disastrous and putting their
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they're investing six figures to buy ad time in that soledly red state. though it's unclear whether they really think they have a shot there or just trying to goad trump into spending more money. many americans are looking forward to flying to cuba after seeing the first commercial flight in more than 50 years. and here to the cuban city of santa clara. >> reporter: silver airways is expected to begin its service to santa clara today. that's the second scheduled u.s. airline. american will roll out service here and several other cities in cuba next week. that means a lot more americans are going to be coming to this town, which for many of us back home isn't anything we know anything about.
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10-month-year-old olivia gonzales probably doesn't know whautsds rr going on what's going on around her. olivia's family is about to make history of their own. later today, maris are getting married and their kids are being baptized in their long-time church. >> for her to say that she will actually -- meant everything to me. i really want to make this happen. >> reporter: it was an emotional moment when yeta arrived in a place her mother grew up but fled in the 1960s. this is the moment she finally met her uncle. >> it's like the first time a child sees santa clause and gets the christmas tree full of gifts. >> reporter: nearly 250,000 people.
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the center of the island. famed revolutionary is buried in this monument, one that will soon be visited by many more americans. testing the limited tourist infrastructu infrastructure. anthony fox, who took the first flight, expects that to change. >> getting the infrastructure in a place to take this responsibility is going to require effort on the part of the cubans. >> reporter: she wanted to see cuba as it is now before the rest of america arrives. >> we wanted to get there while it was still raw. >> reporter: and when we talk about tourist infrastructure, there aren't a lot of hotels in santa clara. not a lot of mass transit and take the runway at the airport. there's about 500 feet that we're told is out of service. our pilots said there was a truck to mark
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ended. they had to fly over the truck and then land. >> the cbs overnight news will be right back.
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a community of neighbors in, indiana are being forced to leave their homes. the epa has placed signs at a housing complex warning not to play in the dirt. >> reporter: this housing complex was built in the 1970s on top of what used to be a led refinery. well, now more than four decades later, at least 1,000 people are being forced to vacate. >> i'm angry because my family just got poisoned on someone else being negligent. >> reporter: each of charles and chantal allen's children have higher than normal led levels. their toddler tested at six
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>> everyone's test is inaccurate. >> reporter: the mayor notified low income housing residents in july that the epa recently informed him that soil sampling detected led and arsenic in the complex. saying he learned at the end of may. >> they were the eye of the storm of a perfect led storm of contamination. and nobody bothered to tell them. >> reporter: attorney ruth represents more than al80 residents. he says documents dating back to 2011 shows the city knew there was a serious problem. >> we're going to find out where the break down occurred and go after that problem and compensate the victims. >> reporter: at the end of the day, is it too late? >> unfortunately, in som
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>> reporter: epa officials continue to go door to door, testing each property's land for led. mother of four, sandra smith has been living here for five years. her children's led levels are low. >> was this a project that you were trying to see how long it takes to kill off a bunch of people? you know that's not safe. >> reporter: the attorney for east chicago said all of the residents here will be given housing vouchers to help them relocate. meanwhile, this complex will be demolished and the soil will be treated once again. the virtual reality industry is still in its infancy. but the company called rendevor is working towards a future are where physical
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seniors face won't prevent them attending. say a granddaughter's wedding. they'll be able to travel in virtual and real time. >> reporter: the men and women here at the brookdale senior community don't need to take a trip to visit the french country side. they've got the power of virtual reality. they can sore through yosemite national park. and explore the depths of the ocean. >> oh, look at that fish. >> reporter: mit grad students are pioneering the use of this technology with seniors. >> i feel for the people living inside these communities, that they don't have enough stimulation. they need to have a sense of wonder about the world again. they need to be curious, exploring and when you're physically not able to do that by yourself, then virtual reality's a
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provide that. >> reporter: much of the footage is done through google maps footage like this. and 360 degree films. >> i'll go shopping. >> reporter: vanessa has been living her for two years. you talked through the whole event. >> well, my tour -- >> reporter: so you're like this in real life? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the experience is even more meaningful for seniors like marion keith. she got the opportunity to return home. >> you recognize the house? >> wait a minute. oh, don't say that. most beautiful area in the world. >> reporter: you touched off her io
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other people in the room felt it and those are powerful moments that picture will provide. >> who did this? >> reporter: in a follow-up interview, we asked keith about her experience, but she strug tooled take us back to that precise moment. what does that tell you is happening? >> without us being there, she wouldn't remember that her husband worked on the back of her house. virtual reality allows us to spark that new memory. >> thank you. >> nothing can ever replace human touch and interaction. >> reporter: neurologist says the brain is a complex organ that benefits from real connection. >> it needs to be able to feel the texture of
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♪ there is no way we're going to get the weirdo in there without anyone noticing. i mean, look at her. ♪ >> wow. she looks -- >> pretty. good. you look pretty good. >> that's a scene from the new sci-fi
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netflix has confirmed it will be back next year for a second season. here how twin brothers were inspired to create the show. >> reporter: since its july debut, the buzz surrounding "stranger things" has only grown, in part because of the 1980s nostalgia. they've created their own buzz and curiosity as well. and we met up with them in an '80s themed bar in los angeles. from the outset, "stranger things" has the look, sound and feel of an '80s classic. >> stop it. you're freaking her out. >> reporter: set in 1983, the show follows a group of junior high mitt if tsfitso
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friend and along the way meet a girl and inter another dimension. the twin brothers behind the series who actually came of age in the '90s were inspired by the movies they loved growing up. >> our thing was could we go back to the style of blockbusters we do in this new format? >> a lot of our favorite blockbusters, "jaws" and "indiana jones" and these were all original ideas. now it's hard to get something like that made. >> reporter: for one of the main cast members, what's old is new again. >> beatle juice? >> reporter: winoenwynona rider the mother of the frantic boy. >> at that point we only had one script written.
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it was a leap of faith on her part and without her, i don't think the show would have broken through the way it did. >> will, are you here? >> reporter: to find the right mix of younger stars. >> this isn't some lord of the rings book. >> the hobbit. >> reporter: they screened roughly 1,000 odditiaudition ta. >> just one bad child performance would -- i think it would destroy it. >> reporter: in a video posted by actress milly brown on twitter, the brothers witnessed her transform into the supernatural role of 11. >> 11, who is played by milly, because this is a character that doesn't have a lot of lines. but we were in a close up and went, oh, my god. >> reporter: judging from the online buzz and artwork created by fans, it already
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following. >> did you have any clue it would be as successful? >> we thought it would appeal to the people who, like us grew up loving these movies from the '80s. and that it would also work for a newer, younger generation. >> reporter: do you have personal favorite moments in the series where you look at it and you're right back in 1983? >> maybe someone -- people will see that trapper keeper and be instantly brought back to another time. >> toys are important. >> that falcon was not easy to get. you notice it's hidden under the blanket for the whole show because it was too costly to keep it in there the whole time. >> reporter: but the throwback hit almost wasn't. they were rejected more than a dozen times by mainstream hollywood before finally
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world. >> it wasn't something that had been done on television before. there was a line that dustin says in episode six, talking about 11. i feel that way about netflix. netflix is our friend and she's crazy. i think that's why they're so successful. >> reporter: now the brothers are busy plotting how to make season two even stranger. >> there's a lot of unresolved issues. a portal to another dimension that's wide open. the goal is that tension is going to be rezausolved. very much then way you do a movie sequel. >> reporter: wednesday netflix released this cryptic trailer of what's to come and video games may somehow be involved in season two. we'll have more on our streaming network all weekend starting tomorrow. the cbs overnight news will be right back.
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a powerful photo of a moment of kindness show as college football star joining a young student in the cafeteria. after seeing him eating alone at lunch. here's mark straussman. sfwlrks >> reporter: he was sitting alone on tuesday. you looked up and there he was? >> yeah. >> and what did he say? >> what's up, dude? >> reporter: he was travis rudolph, a star wide receiver with the florida state football team. five players were visiting the school as part of a community service program. >> he asked me am i going to play in the nba and i said
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said no. >> reporter: rudolph told us he noticed a young kid sitting by himself and headed his way. >> i got two thrislices of pizzd i saw him by himself and something snapped. >> reporter: someone spotted bo and his new friend having lunch sitting with no one else and sent it to the sixth grader's mother. he's autistic and many days no one sits with him at lunch. >> reporter: the thought of him eating alone gets to you. >> reporter: leah will always remember the college football player's kindness to her son. could have sat with anybody and yet he picked bo who was sitting by himself. >> yes. i'm just moved at emotion with his generosity and kindness. i don't know what made him pk
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that was so kind. >> reporter: she'd thank rudolph in a facebook post. this is one day i didn't have to worry if my sweet boy ate lunch alone because he sat next to someone who was a hero in many eyes. that post has been shared thousands of times since. >> i hope kids welcome him in because he's a generous person and he can be around me anytime. >> reporter: when bo walked into lunch on wednesday, every kid wanted to sit with him. >> i'm a super star. everybody recognizes me. >> reporter: tal has a e, florida. >> for some of you the news will continue, for others, check back with us a little later for cbs this morning.
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♪ this is "the cbs overnight news." >> hurricane hermine brought strong winds and heavy rains to florida that hadn't seen a hurricane make land fall since wil wilma, 11 years ago. watches and warnings were posted all along the east coast as the storm moves north. >> reporter: florida's gulf coast is preparing to get h hammered by hurricane her mine and wind speeds up to 170 miles per hour. and they're shutting their business early. >> for the safety of our employees and for the safety of the business as well
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bring all the tables inside, the chairs inside just in case there's high winds. we don't want anything to be blown away. >> reporter: it could swamp low lying coastal areas in as much as nine feet of water. 59 counties in the sunshine state have declared an emergency. florida governor rick scott is warning people to prepare for the worse. >> that storm is life threatening. we're going to have a lot of downed trees across the state. >> reporter: hermine is already having an impact on the coast. in big bend, where the eye is expected to hit, a evacuation has been ordered. hundreds of schools along the florida gulf coast will be closed tomorrow. maurice, not only do people have to worry about the coming hurricane, they have to keep an eye out for any possible
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tornados that storm might spawn. >> omar villafrana in florida tonight. and eric, how do you see this playing out? >> i don't like what i see over these last few hours. certainly hermine looks every inch a potent hurricane this evening. and into the start of the weekend, it moves quickly and then it's full stop as it gets off shore of atlantic city. here it's going to sit and drift for several days. towards the midatlantic, especially sunday and because it's going to be moving very slowly, just drifting and weakening over time, it's going to have a lot of onshore flow and especially the jersey shore down towards virginia, we could see significant coastal erosion and that might be one of the
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biggest impacts felt this weekend. florida reported today that the zika virus has been found in mosquitos captured in traps in miami beach. this is the first time a pool of zika carrying mesquiosquitos han discovered in the continental united states. 49 people have been infected in florida by local mosquitos. 68 days until the presidential election and donald trump's attempt to clarify his position on immigration clearly isn't working. >> don't worry, we're going to build that wall. it's going up. >> reporter: that was donald trump today in ohio construction of a wall has been one constant of trump's immigration plan. another. >> and mexico will pay for the wall. >> reporter: but mexican president enrique pena
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said that would never happen. it began when trump met with hispanic leaders on august 20th and left some with the impression he would roll back his propose toal to move the estimated 11 million undocume undocumented immigrants. and then kellyanne conway on a deportation force. and the next day, trump used a new term that alarmed conservatives. >> there could be a softening. >> reporter: ann coulter, trump supporter, pounced. >> reporter: trump then reversed himself on cnn. >> i don't think it's a softening. >> but 11 million people are no longer going to be deported? >> reporter: all of which lead to a subdued trump in mexico city.
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followed by his bare knuckle stance in phoenix. >> you cannot obtain legal status or become a citizen of the united states by illeg a al entering our country. it's our right, as a sovereign nation, to choose immigrants that we think are the likeliest to thrive, and flourish and love us. >> reporter: he would prioritize deportation of undocumented criminals. >> we're going to double the number of i.c.e. deportation officers and hire 5,000 more border agents. >> reporter: he remains weary. he said today he wouldn't even tackle that issue untilft
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700,000 to 2 million illegal immigrants had been deported. hillary clinton left it to a couple of high ranking surrogates to attack trump's immigration position today. nancy cortis has that. >> reporter: clinton was off the trail but her running mate was everywhere. >> he sort of folded under pressure. it was a diplomatic embarrassment. >> reporter: mocking the self-proclaimed deal maker. >> we're going to build a wall and make mexico pay for it. but when he sat down and looked president pena nieto in the eye, he didn't have the guts. >> reporter: accusing him of sending mixed messages. >> the idea that i'd get on a plane to make an emergency flight for three leaders to
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republicans or democrats on this. >> reporter: keep the focus on trump's troubles and off clinton's biden barely mentioned her today and when he did it was with caveat. >> i know some of you are mad at hillary and look at her and say -- let me tell you something, man. she gets it and she never yields. she does not break. >> reporter: on cbs this morning, kaine insisted clinton is not avoiding attention or the media. >> you see hillary take questions from reporters every day. she talks to the press everywhere she goes. >> reporter: actually the last time clinton answered even one question from her traveling press was two a1/2 weeks ago on august 16th. her aids promise that will change this week when for the first time she'll share a plane with her press pack wherever she goes.
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more than a thousand people in chicago, indiana are looking for new homes. they're contaminated with led and arsenic. jericka duncan is there. >> reporter: her 3-year-old son was screened for led today. they just moved to the east chicago area and she wanted to make sure he was okay. so far he's safe. not the case for 2-year-old allen whose led levels are six times higher than normal. her parents, chantel and charles allen have lives here for six years. they say all five of their children's led levels are in the danger zone. >> i mean
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living in poison. i feel like they should be taking this a lot more serious. >> reporter: in 2008, the environmental protection agency declared it a contaminated super fund site build on top of an old led refinery and addressed clean up options with the city. but according to the mayor's office, it wasn't until six years later that the epa shared alarming contamination levels with the city. they were living on led-laced soil 66 times higher than what's considered safe. since then the epa placed signs throughout the neighborhood warning children to stay off the grass. ruth represents the allen and more than a thousand other people impacted by the soil. >> we're going to find out where the break down occurred and then go after that problem to compensate
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>> reporter: federal officials are paying to relocate the more than 1,000 people who live here. and tonight, the attorney for the city tells me that out of an abundance of caution, they plan to test the water for led. >> in east chicago, indiana tonight. slavery has been called america's original sin. today a prominent catholic university owned up to its role in that sin and told us how it plans to atone for it. heres errol barnette in washington. >> reporter: georgetown, founded in 1789 is the oldest catholic jesuit university in the united states. it has an endowment of $1.5 billion now. but in 19 -- they sold slaves to keep it open. >> we will seek forgiveness for our participation in the institution of
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>> reporter: last year he created a committee to explore how the university should atone for its slavery past. he told cbs news why. >> in this moment in america we're living with the fact that we neve amealierated the original sin of slavery. >> reporter: today would be $3.3 million. it's estimated there are 10 to 15,000 of those descendants who now get the same special look as those of alumni and donors. one of the descendants called it a good first step. >> our country is really tearing apart by racial strife and georgetown is perfectly institutioned to lead the charge with us. >> reporter: and building a memorial and renaming two buildings. one for a run awayve
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anthem. says he considers the american flag a symbol of oppression. >> when i feel the flag represents what it's supposed to and the country is representing people the way it's suppose to, i will stand. >> his akctions were disgracefu. >> reporter: boomer esiason. >> when you see people disrespecting the flag or the national anthem, it really rubs you the wrong way. >> reporter: here in san diego, his stance struck a nerve. >> when he steps on the flag, he's stepping on a lot of our military and people who died for our country. >> i won't watch a 49er game from now on because of him sglerks but sgler. >> reporter: he is getting some support under the #veterans for kaepernick. you fought for his
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down when the national anthem is being played. >> yes, sir. as much as i don't agree and a lot of people don't agree, that's his right. >> reporter:arian foster has talked to kaepernick and s supports him. >> you're entitled to say whatever you want or feel whatever you want about colin kaepernick but there are people hurting in this country whether you want to believe it or not. >> reporter: a giant american flag is unfurled on the field and navaly s.e.a.l.s are sky diving into the stadium. military appreciation night is a big deal here. >> carter evans in san diego tonight. john lewis, an icon of the civil rights movement is one of the most revered, respected and distinguished members of congress but it turns out he has a wild side. last night on "the late
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finally tonight for some older folks travel can be difficult. but now there's a device that can take them anywhere, even back in time. here's michelle miller. >> reporter: the men and women here at the brookdale senior living community don't need to leave the building to take a trip to the french country side. they've got the power of virtual reality. they can sore through yosemite national park. and explore the depths of the ocean. mit grad students are pioneering the use of this technology with seniors. >> i feel for the people living inside these communities that they don't have enough
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stimulation. they need to have a sense of wonder about the world. they need to be curious and exploring and when you're not physically able to do that by yourself, virtual reality is a aid in that. >> reporter: marion keith got the opportunity to return home. >> you recognize the house? >> wait a minute. oh, don't say that. who did this? >> reporter: you touched off her emotion. she felt something. >> absolutely. other people in the room felt it. and those were powerful moments. the 2-d picture will provide. >> julia child -- >> reporter: a chef says he still has many traveling days ahead of him. but he was over
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virtually visit a restaurant he opened in berlin. nearly two decades ago. >> that's seriously addictive. come on. go wherever i want. sglrks >> reporter: a trip of a lifetime from the comfort of your chair. cbs news, quincy, massachusetts. >> that is the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm maurice dubois.
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♪ this is the cbs overnight news. welcome to the overnight news, i'm michelle miller. a day after focusing on his immigration plan and two high profile speeches, donald trump has preportedly lost half of his hispanic advisory board. advisors are angry and ready to resign after hearing trump's hard line immigration message in arizona. the republican nominee had struck a much softer tone after meeting with the president of mexi mexico. major garrett is following the trump campaign. >> reporter: two donald trumps. the diplomat in mexico city and
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uncompromising advocate of deportation and border walls that trump followers have come to love. and he ended a brief public fleuritation with a softer immigration policy. >> anyone who has entered the united states illegally is subject to deportation. >> reporter: in phoenix, donald trump promised mass deportation but did not explain how he would do it. >> people will know you can't just smuggle in, hunker down, and wait to be legalized. >> reporter: undocumented immigrants must return to their home country and apply for reent reentry, trump said. vowing to subject new immigrants totests. >> it's our right as a sovereign nation to choose the immigrants we think are the likeliest to thrive, and flourish and love us. >> reporter: his 10-point plan cl
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immigration agents, with holding tax dollars from sanctuary cities. and a over hall on visa over stays. trump's number one point was his most rehearsed. >> we will build a great wall along the southern border. and mexico will pay for the wall. they don't know it yet but they're going to pay for the wall. >> reporter: this time trump added a new diplomatic wrinkle. >> mexico will work with us, i absolutely believe it. and especially after meeting with their wonderful, wonderful president. >> in mexico city trump met with president pena nieto with hushed tones of cooperation. >> we all share a common interest in keeping our hemisphere safe. >> reporter: saying that mexican
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>> we did discuss the wall, we didn't discuss payment of the wall. that will be for a later date. sfwlrks p er sfwlrks. >> reporter: pena nieto said he said mexico will not pay for the wall. hillary clinton slammed him saying he failed his first foreign test. >> reporter: trump choked. that was the verdict from clinton's campaign chairman after trump said he and mexican president pena nieto didn't get into a key topic. when the mexican president contradilcon cont contradicted trump, clinton campaign amended the statement, "it turns out he didn't just choke, he got bt
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and she argus she knows diplomats and trump's not one of them. >> dropping in on one of our neighbors for a few hours and flying back. that's not how it works. >> mexicans are just beyond reproach. >> reporter: doesn't match up with his own past pronouncements like "i want nothing to do with mexico." "don't do business with mexico" and "mexico is totally ripping off the u.s." both trump and clinton were invited by pena but only trump jumped at the opportunity. >> she didn't go to mexico. she was invited. she doesn't have the strength or the stamina to make america great again. believe me. >> reporter: the clinton camp is firing back this morning, calling trump's arizona speech di
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money where their mouth is. they're investing six figures to buy ad time though it's unclear right now whether they really have a shot or if they're just trying to goad trump into collecting more money to protect his narrow lead in arizona. many americans are looking to forward to flying to cuba after the first national flight arriv arrived. >> reporter: silver is the second commercial scheduled airline to serve santa clara. america will roll out here and several other cities in cuba starting next week. a lot more americans are going to be coming to this town, which is a place we don't know anything about. >> reporter: 10 month old olivia gonzalez probably doesn't realize the
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what's happening around her. but as jet blue flight 387 arrived from fort lauderdale, more communications start. late r today, they're getting married and their two daughters will be baptized in their family's long time church and they'll meet their ailing great grandmother for the first time. what does it mean to be there for your grandmother? >> for her to say she would like the meet olivia meant everything to me. i really want to make this happen. >> reporter: it was an emotional moment when yetta arrived in the place her mother grew up but fled in the 1960s. this is the moment she finally met her uncle. >> it's like the first time a child sees santa clause and gets a christmas tree full of gifts. >> reporter: santa clara is the fifth
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the center of the island. famed revolutionary is buried in this monument. one that will soon be visited by many more americans. as the level of scheduled flights expands, testing the limited infrasfrtructure here. >> getting the infrastructure in a position to embrace this kind of activity is going to require a lot of effort on the part of cubans. >> reporter: marie lock wanted to be on the first flight so she could see cuba as it is now before the rest of america arrives. >> we wanted to get there while it was still raw. >> reporter: and when we talk about tourist infrastructure, there aren't a lot of hotels, not a lot of mass transit and take the runway at the airport. there's about 500 feet that is out of service. there was a truck parked to mark where th
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and then land. >> the cbs overnight newlls wi be right back.
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a community of neighbors in indiana is being forced to abandoned their homes after dangerous levels of led were found in their homes. they have placed warnings in a housing complex warning not to play in the durirt. >> reporter: this housing complex was built in the 1970s on top of what used to be a led refinery. well, now more than four decades later at least 1,000 people who live here are being forced to vacate. >> i'm angry because my family got poisoned on someone else being negligent . >> reporter: each of their five children have higher than normal led levels.
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results, they said we need to come back immediately because everyone's test is inacieinaccu. >> reporter: the mayor said eepa recently informed him of led and arsenic in the complex and learned at the end of may. >> it's a dewrastisaster. they were the eye of the storm and nobody bothered to tell me. >> reporter: he claims documents from meetings dating back to 2011 show the city knew there was a serious problem. >> we're going to look very seriously and find out where the break down occurred and then go after that problem to compensate these victims. >> at the end of the day, is it too late? >> unfortunately in some ways, it is.
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continue to go door to door testing each property's lawn for led. when do you plan to move? >> as soon as possible. >> reporter: mother of four sandra smith, has been living yhere for five years. all of her children's led levels are low. she doesn't understand why her city didn't act sooner. >> was this a project where you were trying to see how long it takes to kill off a bunch of people. you know that's not safe. >> reporter: the attorney for east chicago said that all of the residents here will be given housing vouchers to help them relocate. meanwhile, this housing complex will be demolished and the soil will be treated once again. the virtual reality industry is still in its infancy but a company called rendevor is working towards a future where the physical limitations won't
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a granddaughter's wedding. they'll be a able to travel virtual and in real time. the men and women here that the brookdale senior living community have the power of virtual reality. they can sore through yosemite national park. and explore the depths of the ocean. >> oh, look at that fish. >> oh, my goodness. >> reporter: mit grad students are pioneering the use of this technology with seniors. >> i feel for the people living inside these communities that they don't have enough stimulation. they need to have a sense of wonder about the world again. they need to be exploring and when you're physically not able to do that, then virtual
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is a aid to do that. >> reporter: much is done through google maps footage like this and they show 360 degree film. vanessa has been living here for two years. you talked through the whole event. >> my tourist asked 100 questions. >> reporter: so you're like this in real life? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: and marion keith got the opportunity to return home. >> you recognize the house? >> wait a minute. oh, don't say that. >> reporter: you touched off her emotion. she felt
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other people in the room felt it and those are extremely powerful moments. that 2 d picture will provide. >> who did this? >> reporter: in a follow-up interview, we asked keith about her experience, but she struggled to take us back to that precise moment. what does that tell you is happening? >> it's a spark. without us bringing her there, she wouldn't have remembered the neighborhood she walked in and her husband worked on the back of her house. virtual reality allows us to spark that. >> nothing can ever replace human touch and human interaction. >> reporter: neurologist says while virtual reality does indeed have the power to stimulate, the brain is a complex organ. >> it needs to be able to fee
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the texture of the place, smell the place, taste the place. >> reporter: abdu shakur says he still has many traveling days ahead for him but me was over joyed to see a restaurant he opened nearly two decades ago. >> that's seriously addictive. >> reporter: this? >> yeah. i could say -- go wherever i want without going anywhere. >> reporter: they plan to start offering their service for an upfront fee, plus a monthly subscription. we'll be right back.
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netflix has confirmed it will be back next year for a second season. jaime whak shows us how twin brothers were inspired to create the show. >> since its july debut, the buzz surrounding "stranger things" has grown. the creators of the show have generated their own buzz and curei curiosity as well and we caught up with them in an '80s themed bar in los angeles. from the outset, "stranger things" has the look, sound, and feel of an '80s classic. >> stop it. you're freaking her out. >> reporter: set in 1983, the show follows a group of junior high mitt fits on a mission to find their missing friend. along the way they encounter a girl with special powers named
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dimension. >> yeah, we created "stranger things." >> reporter: the twin brothers who actually came of age in the '90s, were inspired by the movies they loved growing up. >> our thing was could we go back to the style of summer blockbusters but in this new format. >> "jaws" and "indiana jones" and "back to the future." these were all original ideas. now it's hard to get something like that made. >> he's missing is what he is. >> reporter: for one of the main cast members, what is old is new again. wynona rider who starred in a handful of memorable '80s and '90s films plays the mother of will bier. >> we didn't have an established track
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she really loved the script but it's a leap of faith and without her, i don't think the show would have broken through the way it did. >> will, are you here? >> reporter: to find the right mix of younger stars. >> this isn't some "lord of the rings" book. >> "the hobbit". >> shut up. >> reporter: they screened thousands of audition tapes. >> one bad child performance, i think it would destroy it. >> reporter: in a video posted by actress milly brown on twitter, the brothers witnessed her transform into the soup natural role of 11. >> with 11, who's played by milly brown because this is a character that doesn't have a lot of lines but the minute we filmed mini and we were in a close up, we went oh, my gosh. >> reporter: judging from the online buzz and artwork created by fans, the shoe already has
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did you have a clue it would be as successful as it had been? >> we knew it would appeal to people like us who grew up loving movies from the '80s and hoping that it would work for a younger generation. >> reporter: do you have moments where you look at it and you're right back in 1983? >> maybe someone -- people will see that trapper keeper and they're going to be instantly brought back to another time. >> toys are important. >> that falcon was not easy to get. it's hidden under a blanket until dustin brings it out for the one episode. because it was too costly to keep it in there the whole time. >> reporter: but the throwback hit almost wasn't. they finally connected with what they call their dream home. >> netflix, they're rebels.
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rules. and they like that it wasn't something that had been done on television before. there was a line where he's talking about 11. >> she's our friend and she's crazy. >> i feel like that about netflix. she's our friend and she's crazy. >> reporter: now they're plotting how to make season two even stranger. >> there's unresolved issues. a portal to another dimension that's wide open. there's going to be a new main tension and that's also going to be resolved, very much in the way you do a movie sequel. >> reporter: wednesday netflix released this cryptic trailer offering a hint of what's to come. another hint, video games may somehow be involved in season two. we'll have more on our streaming network cbsn starting tomorrow. the ovcbs ernight news will be right back.
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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, september 2nd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking news this morning. for the first time in nearly 11 years, a hurricane roars on to florida's shore. hurricane hermine made landfall just hours ago. a look at the impact this morning and for the rest of the weekend as the system gets set to slam the east coast. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, the firstri

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