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make the connection. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, may 5th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." >> this has really brought the republican party together. >> you have every provision of this bill tattooed on your foreheads. you will glow in the dark on this one. >> with just one vote to spare, republicans push their obamacare replacement through the house. this morning, patients are worried about the cuts and coverage and the bill supporters are worried about the senate battle ahead. a tool for terrorists. the tsa issues an alert for truck drivers across the
in deadly attacks. and unrelenting storms could continue to pound the u.s. this morning people in georgia are cleaning up a massive mess. >> i thank god to be alive. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs studio headquarters here in new york. i'm anne-marie green. the repeal of obamacare heads to the cincinnati where it faces a future. the measure passed with one vote to spare, but it was a major victory for gop leaders and president trump. protesters greeted the president during a stop in new york city. hena daniels is here in new york. good morning, hena. >> good morning, anne-marie. president trump is waking up at his new jersey country clubhi
inches closer to overhauling obamacare. the bill will head to the senate where they're already expecting some substantial changes. president trump tapped his first vegas visit to new york as commander in chief on thursday, praising members of his own party for finally getting the gop to carry the plan through the house. >> it's a very good bill. the premiums are going to come down very substantially. >> the ayes are 217, the nays are 213. >> among others it would help people buy insurance though many would get less than obamacare currently provides. it also allows states to opt out of obamacare's protections for people with pre-existing conditions, replacing them instead with federally funded highk
keeping our promise, to lift the burden of obamacare from our people. >> in an interview on "face the nation" over the weekend he vowed americans with pre-existing conditions would be covered. >> we actually have a guarantee. >> democrats are already gearing up to use the issue to take back control of the house in next year's midterms. >> you have every provision of this bill tattooed on your forehead. you will glow in the dark on this one. >> the bill now heads to the senate where it's likely to undergo substantial changes but not before the congressional budget office determines its cost and impact. but several house republicans would disagree. 20 of them broke with their party and voted against it. house democrats were unified against the bell. the president tweeted late last night, it's a great plan, make no mistake about it. anne
york. thank you so much, hena. well, what happens to americans with pre-existing health conditions under the american health care act remains uncertain. the bill would allow states to charge patients more with pre-existing problems, something obamacare prohibits. david begnaud talks with a louisiana mother who has concerns. >> are we going to have my son's insurance cut? are they going to cover him? will they cover enough of it? because without what we had we would still be in debt and forever be in debt, i have a feeling. >> more than 2 million americans covered by obamacare have pre-existing conditions in louisiana. that including 30% of the population under 65. some of president trump's supporters saying his executive order making it easier for churches to get involved in politics doesn't go enough. it instructs the irs to pack off
churches and tact exempt groups from endorsing political candidates. >> no american should be forced to choose the dictates of the federal government and the tenets of their faith. >> the order could also allow religious organizations to deny employees insurance coverage for birth control, but the aclu dropped plans to file a lawsuit to prevent the order from taking effect calling the order an elaborate photo op. cbs news has learned of a security alert that's gone out last week that's gone out to the trucking and bussing industries. it's about stolen vehicles possibly being used as terrorist plots. >> they deal with attacks using trucks to ram into crowds. it highlights last july's attack in east france. 86 people were killed, another 400 injured when a man who claimed loyalty to isis drove a rented truck through a crowd at
in this country, a student drove a crowd into ohio state university last year, injured 11 people and then stabbing one person. he was also inspired by isis. six-page report from tsa went out to trurk and bus companies as well as school bus operators and cited 17 vehicle attacks worldwide since 2014. 173 people were killed and 67 injured in the attacks. police departments across the country have been on high alert for these types of attacks. they have changed how security is provided to everything from parades to the inauguration of president trump. many of these ataums called low tech have been carried out by so-called loan wolves which makes it difficult for police and intelligence agencies to detect any planning. in a statement the taa pointed out no community large or small, veral or urban is immune to a
jeff pegues, cbs news. well, police departments in the u.s. are aware of the threat. the tsa is urging people to be on alert for strange activity that may signal a truck attack. former president barack obama endorsed french presidential candidate emmanuel macron. he's an independent and faces a far right candidate marine le pen. he received an appeal from mr. obama yesterday. >> he appeals to people's hopes and not their fears and i enjoyed speaking with him about his independent movement and his vision for the future of france. >> mr. obama said he doesn't plan to get involved in political elections often but this one is important. yesterday greenpeace hung a banner from the eiffel teller telling voters to vote for le pen. in a
said she was now part of the resistance. they're investing in what's expected to be called on ward together. the department of justice has opened a criminal investigation into uber's software. uber acknowledged the use of the software called gray ball but said it was used to protect drivers. uber has been hit with controversy over the last few months including sexual harassment complaints and trade lawsuits. ahead on "cbs this morning"er more on the investigational we'll talk with nic thompson, editor in chief of "wired" magazine. joaquin "el chapo"
needs to stay in solitaire confinement. he was brought to the united states in january and he's been locked up in a 20x12 cell in new york city 23 hours a day. the judge says that's necessary to try to keep him from trying to control his drug trafficking empire from behind bars. the flooding that's experienced through the u.s. is expected to continue through this weekend. flood watches are issued from missouri to virginia. there's also the strong threat of damaged winds. . winds damaged at least 14 buildings late yesterday. >> it sounded like a roaring lion, like a freight train. five miners reported injured and had to be taken to the hospital. mr. trump announces the three stop hip he'll trip and the harry potter in london is said tore
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the league yesterday opened its first training site in africa. 20 young players from eight countries are working out at the center of senegal. they have similar places in china and australia. president trump goes abroad. those are some of the headlines on the morning new stand. "the new york times" reports ha president trump will visit the centers of three religions on his first overseas trip. heal travel to saudi arabia, israel, and the vatican on a nine-day trip starting may 19th. the president will also attend a nato meeting in brussels and an economic summit in sicily. the "houston chronicle" says the governor of texas plans the sign a billni
cities in the state. the measure would give local police officers more power to enforce federal immigration laws. some say it would make policing more difficult by placing mistrust among immigrants. the san diego "union tribune" says a woman was struck by a bat at a san diego padres game. the bat flew over and into the stands when hector sanchez lost his grip. she received hospital treatment but was not seriously hurt. "time" magazine says some flint residents could lose their homes due to unpaid water bills. the city said foreclosure steps could take place if they're not up to date. it still has not been declared safe. and "playbill clts confirms the opening day for
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forecast in some cities around the country. a british girl who proudly showed off her new sports blade is a hit on the playground and on the internet. the 7-year-old lost her leg at birk. she received it courtesy of the government program and it was made in her favorite color, pink. on the "cbs moneywatch," crude oil hits a low, and a new breakfast bagel lets you skip the coffee. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. oil prices stabilize in asia this morning but yesterday oil prices plunged by almost 5%. that's thing best loss in about two months. crude in the u.s. was down $2 a barrel. oil prices have been slipping over concerns of rising production and economic growth.
opec meets later this month to extend the agreement to cut employee dukz. the drop in the price of oil triggered a sharp loss in energy stocks. by the end of the day, overall stocks on wall street didn't lose much. the s&p lost 6 points, the s&p gained a point and the nasdaq gained 2 points higher. most economists expect to bounce back after a slow hiring in march. it would support interest rate increases this year. and there's a buzz in the bagel industry. einstein brothers bagels entro e deuced the first caffeinated bazell. it contain 3/2 milligrams of caffeine. that's about a third of what you get in an average eight-ounce cup of coffee. i'll take six of them. >> on this shift for sure. i love some caffeine, but having caffeine with
might be a bit much for me but maybe not for some. >> one said it tasted like chewy coffee, another said it was delicious. >> i'm happy to try it out for research purposes. >> please do. >> thank you. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. still to. co, right on track. we'll meet a horse racing photographer who has some beautiful views despite not being able to see most of it with her eyes.
don dahler caught up with her. >> in a sport of speed where champions are determined by milliseconds, it's barbara livingston's chance to freeze time. >> what's the perfect photograph? >> i'll let you know when i get one. you're looking at color. there are so many beautiful moments. to actually get something that evokes feelings versus someone who says that's a good shot, there's a world of difference between the two. again, it doesn't always work, but it sure is fun when it does. >> reporter: livingston fell in love with horses when she was a young girl beginning with her dad's instamatic. she's won more of her industry's eclipse awards than anyone. not bad for someone who's nearly blind. due to an
operation, she can only see blobs of color with her left eye and extremely blurry images with her right. her cameras have special viewfinders that help somewhat, but she has zero depth perception. >> i don't know if you're closer to me than the horse. fwoi like this. i think that helps me. >> you think that helps you. >> sure. the world is like a photograph. >> reporter: on race week her days begin before dawn and her pace, well, exhausting, but the smile never leaves her face. >> every day i wake up, i'm haim to come here. every day i go home, e i'm happy i was here and every night that i go to sleep, i'm happy i was here. >> you found your place in the world. >> yeah, yeah, and how lucky am i to have that. >> wow. that's remarkable. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," charles barkley stops by studio 57 with his new
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the office. you'll probably want to try to get out the door a little earlier since all the rain will make the commute even more annoying. so how long is it going to stay nasty outside, meteorologist allyson rae. >> nasty, annoying, way to start your friday. >> it's cinco de mayo. the worst of it is right now through about 10:00 in the morning, and then it will start to be a little drier here and there. zooming into the beltway we have showers moving in through d. c. it's going to stick around for the much of the morning. as we travel along 66 it's coming down pretty well around haymarket south of chantilly. we'll have steady rain and at times it comes down pretty good. how long does the heaviest rain stick around, until about 10:00 in
we do have heavy showers stat straddling 95. it's a little gusty today. 11:00, you see how things are starting to improve, we're not going to get rid of our rain chance until sunday afternoon. here we are at 4:00. isolated showers. temperatures then have a chance to reach into the 70s. it will be warm ahead of the front today. as far as how much rain are we talking about, about an inch to an inch and a half. i'm going to be watching the urban areas. >> we do have some wires down, some areas that are seeing some poles coming down. we do have one accident on arlington boulevard as you head eastbound route 50 right before you hit route 7. some small delays there, and then the first report of some wires down in the 1800 block of randolph street in north west.
branch parkway. and then also on ridge road, the ironic thing here it's looking like our southbound lanes at frederick road or 355 are the ones having the problems but i'm suing -- a georgia teen is recovering in the hospital. people watching the live stream called the bibb county sheriff's department, and deputies say facebook also reached out. officers got to the teen's home and took her to the hospital. they say she had taken pills and put a plastic bag over her head. facebook announced this week that 3,000 people will be hired to review violent videos and situations to try to stop them before playing live on facebook. there's a new more dangerous drug combination in the opioid epidemic. it's being called gray death. it's a mixture of natural and synthetic opioids. this particular combination has been blamed for overdoses recorded in alabama, georgia and ohio. one ts
follow which is used to tranquilize elephants and other animals has been linked to recent overdose deaths in maryland. investigators will try to determine what caused the fire that forced nine people out of a home in nash virginia. a house caught fire late last night. a firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor burn injuries. while the investigation is still underway, the fire chief expects the house to be a total loss. wake up washington at 4:30 starts right now. >> this is wake up washington on wusa9. >> well, if you haven't peeked outside yet, take a look at what is going to greet you. when there's lots of green and yellow on the doppler it's going to be a wet day, and lots of it is headed our way. you start seeing puddles and maybe the sun coming up. we'd love it if you'd send us pictures on your facebook or
>> good morning, everybody. happy friday, i'm jan jeffcoat. >> friday sounds great. lets talk about how much water we're going to get this morning. allyson take it away. >> it is friday. i know a wet start to your friday. hey, we're going into the weekend. it is going to be a cool weekend. we'll get to your weekend plans and your weekend forecast coming up. this is it. there is a lot of rain to get through for today. this is going to be mainly a morning event, but we're not going to leave our rain chances for the afternoon as well. rain and heavy rain at times is pushing in through the district up through the topside of the beltway. now the roads are starting to get on the wet side. 270, light showers for germantown through rockville. once you head along 66 this is where we're seeing pockets of heavy rain, also along route 7. farther south along 95, fredericksburg it's taken over through charles county, and it's going to continue for several hours. it's 4:30 right now. we have about four hours, maybe even