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>> you thank you. >> i'm around. >> you are. >> i'll be around. good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, march 2nd, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." the national weather service issues a flash flood warning for parts of southern california still recovering after those deadly mudslides. a new storm threatens areas where 21 people were killed back in january. >> the nra chief lobbyist says president trump doesn't want new gun control after a late-night oval office meeting. the president sends stocks tumbling with an announcement for new tariffs republicans are calling bad policy. a new report this morning finds dangerous conditions may have led to deaths at some nonhospital surgery centers around the country. we hear from the parents of one
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of the hundreds of patients who have tdied during surgery. and ryan seacrest's colleagues defend him from sexual harassment allegations that could disrupt his red carpet coverage of the oscars this weekend. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> i can't stress this enough, it's a heck of a storm and people need to take it seriously. >> massive storms batter the east and west. >> it is coming down. >> mandatory evacuations under way in california. >> torrential rains. >> a powerful nor'easter is slamming much of the east coast. >> power outages, airport delays. >> what's been allowed to go on for decades is disgraceful. it's disgraceful. >> president trump's surprise announcement of new tariffs has wall street fearing a trade war. >> no trade war has ever worked. we don't want to make america 1930 again. >> russian president vladimir putin said he has a new weapon
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the u.s. cannot defeat and he says he's not bluff. >> translator: there should be no doubt in anyone's mind we are again in a cold war, we are in conflict with russia. >> funeral services for the late reverend graham. >> all that -- >> it's hunter for three. you called it. a bank. and virginia wins. number one and olding. >> and all that matters. >> so many people think you should have won the gold for your individual skating. i being one of them. >> i know, i'm like my mother's favorite skater, and i feel like the judges didn't fully take that into consideration. >> i see. >> you know what i mean? >> i do. >> on "cbs this morning." >> russia reveals a new type of missile it claims is invincible, has unlimited range and can't be shot down. >> the missile might not be scary because the video looks like something out of "south park." unlimited range? is this a missile or meryl streep?
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what the hell, man? >> "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is on assignment for "60 minutes" so we're happy to have alex wagner with us. >> happy to be here. >> as you wake up in the west, two dangerous winter storms are threatening americans on both sides of the country this morning. one of them is pounding the same area in southern california where mudslides killed 21 people in january. >> tens of thousands of people have been orders to leave their homes in the area. and the national weather service put up a flash flood warning overnight. >> the two major evacuation zones in santa barbara county cover a 23-mile area. mireya s mireya villarael is there. >> reporter: good morning. the mandatory evacuation order still in place for this area. for now, most of these streets
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are fairly clear, as you can see behind me. the rain was steady throughout the night and into the morning hours. did cause some flooding and debris flow on a few of the streets that are currently being cleaned up right now. the heaviest part of this storm has moved through montecito and is now headed towards los angeles county. should be there in the next few hours. the storm system moved in overnight, hitting the mountains near montecito where conditions are ripe for another potential slide. >> several canyons that drain into this creek. >> reporter: firefighters hoping to prevent another desafe remember keeping a close eye on these creek beds after the last storm. >> these creeks filled up with boulders, cars, parts of houses. we don't know exactly. we're planning for the worst. >> oh, my god, mom. >> on january 9th, torrential rain flow overflowed kr eed clo creek beds. mud covered 30 square miles.
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the hardest hit area was only under a voluntary evacuation order. determined not to repeat the mistake, the jer relationship's department issued a mandatory evacuation order for up to 30,000 people on thursday, going house to house to make sure people complied. >> now, something's happened, we just never know what else is going to happen. so i think the best thing you can do is listen to the evacuations at this point and be somewhere safe. >> reporter: many homes and businesses like the montecito inn have finally dug themselves out from january's mud. and now face the prospect of doing it all over again. >> it's going to be a challenging few years until everyone can feel comfortable that a storm isn't going to cause a debris flow. >> reporter: the search and rescue teams are still on stand by, but they did not receive any emergency calls overnight. leaders are trying to figure out when they can get people back into their homes later today.
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>> meteorologist daniel niles of our station wbz is watching that storm in the west. danielle, good morning. >> good morning. area, of rain and snow will continue to impact the west coast as this area of low pressure dives southward today. localized flooding will result. rainfall totals in addition to an inch and a half particularly along the coastline of southern california. snowfall impressive with elevation of course but locally 3 to 5 feet possible in parts of the sierra nevadas. damaging wind gusts from the coast of maine to the carolinas will cause scattered to numerous outages. that wind building the seas up as well. these are wave heights, 20 to 40 feet offshore, moderate to major coastal flooding for multiple tide cycles. projected snowfall totals once again an elevation event, especially from central new york to northeast pennsylvania. closer you get to the coastline, a little on the back edge, but over a foot possible in the
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highest terrain across new york and back down into pennsylvania. reports are from washington that my wife sent me a note and said the house was shaking all night, they've shut down school in washington because of the wind. >> i'm thinking you need to get home. >> yes, i'll leave right now. that powerful nor'easter we've been talking about is already bringing heavy snow, wind and coastal flooding to the east coast. parts of new york and pennsylvania report more than a foot of snow so far. and top winds could reach hurricane force in massachusetts where the national weather service warned of a life and death situation for people along the coast. the storm is affecting air travelers across the country. so far today, more than 2,000 flights have been canceled or delayed. kris van cleave is at boston's international airport with the impact on travel through the weekend. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is going to be a wind and rain event. the wind and the rain already here at boston. here at boston logan airport, we saw 54-mile-an-hour wind gust before 6:00 a.m. and it's only
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going to get worse. people are still coming in here, trying to get out before the worse of the storm. winds could go above 70 miles an hour. that's hurricane force winds here in massachusetts. about 30% of flights out of logan have been canceled already. and the airlines have been affecting their flight schedules because they affect the faa will limit the number of flights that can arrive or depart here in the northeast. so you could see cancellations and delays ripple all the way to the west coast because of this storm. delta tells us they expect cross winds to get high enough that some plains won't be able to take off and the winds on the tarmac will be strong enough that they won't be able to use de-icing equipment or those catering trucks where they load food and water. that could lead to additional delays and cancellations. the airlines are waiving change fees so if you're set to fly today, you can make a change so you don't have to brave this weather. we're seeing reports of treacherous driving conditions and delays on the rails.
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>> kris, thank you. it's been a crazy chaotic week at the white house and it's ending with more mixed signals on major policy issues. the nra suggested overnight that president trump may be walking back his comments about stricter gun laws. those remarks left republicans re reeling yesterday. many were stunned by the president's surprise announcement on steel and aluminum tariffs which sent global stock markets tumbling. with the latest on these stories. >> reporter: good morning. president trump's position on gun control has been evolving and evolving in public, leaning in toward gun restrictions earlier this week and then last night something of an intervention. as top officials in the national rifle association met here at the white house with the president, subsequent tweets then indicated both sides were back on the same page. president trump gave gun control advocates hope when he said this on wednesday. >> you have to look at the age of 21 for certain types of
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weapons. due process second. >> reporter: but last night, the nra said mr. trump wanted the opposite. following an oval office meeting, nra executive lobbyist chris cox tweeted that mr. trump and vice president pence support strong due process and don't want gun control. an hour later, mr. trump tweeted that the meeting went great. >> destroys our companies and our jobs. >> reporter: yesterday, mr. trump also made a surprise announcement detailing new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. >> you will have protection for the first time in a long while and you can regrow your industries. >> reporter: the tariffs, 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum, prompted fears of a costly trade showdown with china and other u.s. trading partners. that sent the dow plunging more than 400 points. republicans slammed the move. nebraska's ben sass said, quote, you'd expect a policy this bad from a leftist administration, not a supposedly republican one. senate finance committee chairman orrin hatch, a top gop
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voice on trade, called it a blunder. >> whoever advised him on this is -- ought to be reprimanded. >> reporter: president trump's advisers have been the subject of scrutiny this week. presidential confidant hope hicks announced her resignation. and senior adviser jared kushner's business dealings are raising concerns about potential conflicts of interests. during a visit to department of homeland security, chief of staff john kelly, the man in charge of keeping the white house in line, jokingly suggested he was cursed. >> i did something wrong and god punished me i guess. >> reporter: sources tell us that comment infuriated the president and there is also word from our sources that the national security adviser, h.r. mcmaster, long the subject of rumors of his ouster, may, in fact, now be in real jeopardy. though through a spokesperson, the president called reports of mcmaster's imminent departure fake news. john. >> major, thanks. sounds like there's a little chaos there in the briefing room
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this morning. what's interesting about this, this is not just a question of white house propriety. there's the operation of the white house. whether you have the chief of staff making that joke, uncertainty on gun policy, steel tariff surprising part of the administration, this is the basic task of a white house and it's still disordered this long into the administration. >> this all happened in one week, john. >> that's right, that's right. >> it's chaos. in our executive branch. >> and that was okay at the beginning but now it accumulates. it makes it very hard to run the railroad. >> the president tweeted this morning trade wars are good and easy to win. he said when other countries, quote, get cute, don't trade anymore. we win big. it's easy. cbs news analyst jill schlesinger is here to explain all of this. tell us, there are these tariffs on steel and aluminum. who would the winners and losers be? >> obviously, a domestic producer of either steel or aluminum is going to do well in this scenario.
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there are some pretty major losers that could come to bear. we could see the car industry. a company like boeing that ed thats steel to make airplanes. and we could see it trickle down even to a beer company because a beer can is made of aluminum. there are some clear winners and losers. it may not be necessarily passed on to the consumer because obviously a can of beer is not just the aluminum. some companies may choose to actually eat that cost. we'll have to see. >> these tariffs are going to cover steel, aluminum imports from all countries around the globe. how is that going to affect the u.s. standing internationally? what's the response? >> i think this is the big fear among economists. it's not just what's going to happen to consumers but will this spark a trade war? despite what the president just tweeted, in my mind, anything that has war in it, not good. and so we're worried about retaliation. and specifically, you know, in a weird way, the agricultural industry is on alert right now. because many of the retaliatory measures could be aimed at the things that we export. so that could mean something
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like soybeans. we are a huge exporter of soybeans. you may see industries you may not be used to come out, be very against these tariffs. >> domino effect. jill schlesinger, thanks. germany says president trump and german leader merkel spoke by phone about russia's claim to have a new generation of nuclear weapons. russian president putin announced the new weapons in a saber rattling speech yesterday. raising concerns about a cold war-style arms race. elizabeth palmer is in london. >> reporter: good morning. yes, president putin's threats came in the annual state of the nation address. and in both language and in tone recalled the very chilliest days of the cold war. speaking to lawmakers, president putin warned that russia had developed an array of powerful new weapons with nuclear capabilities. the showpiece, a new missile that was nuclear powered, he claimed, and had unlimited
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range. so missile defense systems would be useless against it. in an interview with nbc, the russian president was asked to confirm the new missile was actually operational. >> do you have a workable icbm that's powered by nukes that you tested successfully? >> translator: all of those tests were successful. it's just each of these weapon systems that a different stage of readiness. >> reporter: not a straight answer. and western analysts doubt there's anything revolutionary in the russian arsenal. anyway, intelligence agencies keep a close eye on the weapons development. pentagon spokesman dana white. >> we're not surprised by statements and the american people should rest assured that we are fully prepared. >> reporter: russia has long had a fearsome arsenal but it's old and needs updating. the innovations putin mentioned in his speech, like the unmanned is up marine that could eventually fire a nuclear
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warhead, are part of a modernization program. but not the start of a dangerous new arms race. >> it's natural to be worried about that. i don't see it as on the sort of edge of our seats in terms of a potential nuclear conflict in any way, shape or form but we need to be vigilant about this. >> one other thing to keep in mind, mr. putin is facing a presidential election in less than three weeks. and we all know that looking and talking does go down very well with russian voters. >> elizabeth palmer, thank you. not a straight answer. duly noted, got it. olympic gold medalist aly raisman is suing the u.s. olympic committee and usa gymnastics for their alleged role in the larry nassar sexual abuse case. in the lawsuit, she claims both organizations could have done more to stop the former doctor's abuse that comes on the same day that a male gymnast allegemillion a different lawsuit that nassar a becaused him.
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anna waerner is here with new information. >> reporter: more than 260 women and girls have accused nassar of sexual abuse, but jacob moore is the first alleged male victim to join a suit against nassar. moore claims he went to the former doctor for a shoulder injury in 2016 and was sexually abused and harassed. >> my whole family was fooled by you. >> reporter: former usa national team gymnast cameron moore told a courtroom in january she and her brother jacob were sexually abused by larry nassar, abuse he disguised as medical treatment. >> you put acupuncture needles right next to his genitals. >> reporter: jacob moore, who is now a freshman gymnast at the university of michigan, joined his sister in a federal lawsuit wednesday against nassar, usa gymnastics and michigan state university where nassar worked. the lawsuit alleged in 2016 nassar brought jacob to his basement and treated his shoulder injury with acupuncture in his pubic area and in and
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around his genitalia. the suit also alleges nassar pulled down moore's pants, exposing his genitalia to an underaged female gymnast. >> how are we to believe in change when these organizations aren't even willing to acknowledge the problem? >> reporter: aly raisman also filed a suit wednesday in california, alleging the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of nassar could have been prevented, had usa gymnastics and the u.s. olympic committee taken the mandate of her safety seriously. she claimed the organizations put their quest for money and medals above her safety, and the safety of other minor competitive athletes. raisman made those thoughts clear at nassar's sentencing in january. >> in both usa jam nigymnastics the olympic committee have been very quick to capitalize and celebrate my success but did they reach out when i came forward? no. >> reporter: on wednesday, the u.s. olympic committee said its ceo scott blackman is stepping down. it also announced reform to help
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protect athletes from abuse. we reached out to the u.s. olympic committee, usa gymnastics and michigan state university for response to these new lawsuits but we have not heard back. >> anna, thanks. hollywood stars are responding to sexual misconduct allegations against ryan seacrest. ahead, how colleagues like kelly ripa are backing the r >> announcer: this national
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the go weather" good morning. time now 7:27. and we are tracking an accident. this is along southbound 101 right as you approach great america parkway. it looks like this is an
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overturned vehicle so we are starting to see speeds slow down just a bit in that southbound direction. the real slowdowns are in the northbound direction which is the commute direction. we are also tracking a pole fire, looks like multiple reports coming in, this is off of 280 and wolfe road so heads up. you may see emergency crews out on the scene there. but no major delays in either direction. bay bridge toll plaza, busy day over there. let's check in with neda. it is starting to look busy on the hi-def doppler. we are seeing areas of pop-up rain showers showing up here. some areas of heavy rain and hail being reported especially near alameda. our wilmer flores is out there sending us video of the hail. so yes, do expect to see continued chance of rain. we are now seeing it through san francisco. the sunset district. rain tuesday.
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>> it is the gum recommended by patients for their patients who chew gum. >> that means he don't know either. we're going to google. s-o-r-g-u-m. i'm thinking there's a "h" in there. >> everything about sorghum, including the spelling, is confusing. >> we will have it by the end of the show. >> is it sweet, is it salty? >> we're going to figure it out. here are three things you should know this morning. the reverend graham's funeral service will take place in charlotte, north carolina. the world's best-known evangelist will be buried next to his wife. president trump left earlier this morning to attend the service at the billy graham library. >> we're learning the huge equifax data breach was even bigger than previously thought. the credit monitoring company says hackers stole data from an additional 2.4 million americans during last year's intrusion. that brings the total number to almost 148 million. hikers stole names and partial
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driver's license numbers in this newly disclosed breach. >> and uber is launching a new service to help people get to the doctor. doctors offices and other health care providers can set up rides for patients through uber health. the company then bills the business, not the patient, for the trip. uber says rides can be requested a few hours or a few days in advance. patients do not need a smart phone to use the service. >> producers say that sunday's academy awards show will acknowledge the times that movement against sexual harassment times up organizers are not planning a coordinated protest like they did at the golden globes. that's where many women as you know wore black. kelly ripa addressed allegations of sexual misconduct against her tv co-host ryan seacrest yesterday. sea seacrest has denied the allegations and will be on the red carpet sunday for e!. jericka duncan shows us how celebrities are responding. >> both sides speaking out on
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this one. in light of the times up and me too movements, there's uncertainty as to how hollywood stars will interact with sea crest. to help try and clear the air before sunday, some of his closest colleagues are coming to his defense. >> here are kelly ripa and ryan seacrest. >> reporter: after looking ahead to sunday's academy awards on "live with kelly and ryan," kelly ripa praised her co-host ryan seacrest. >> i just want you to know that you are a privileged to work with and i adore you and i'm speaking on behalf of all of us here. >> reporter: also endorsing seacrest, his current and longtime stylist jason stacy who said, in part, to "people," quote, there's so many females that work with us, i never once heard anyone say that he's done anything to make them feel uncomfortable. >> okay so this is my first oscars -- >> reporter: support for the red carpet main stay comes the same week a former stylist detailed her allegations against
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seacrest. suzy hardy told "variety" she suffered years of unwanted sexual aggression, saying seacrest grinded against her while wearing only his underwear, groped her genitals. some of the biggest celebrities like jennifer lawrence are now questioning how they'll approach seacrest on sunday. >> he has not been to trial for anything. he's not -- i am not a judge. i am not a jury. you know, i, i, i don't know. i mean, that's where this stuff gets tricky. >> reporter: "variety" asked this year's awards host jimmy kimmel if he'll be interviewed after the oscars by seacrest. kimmel said of course i will. >> there is now a gigantic elephant on the red carpet and it is undeniable. >> reporter: editorial director for the hollywood reporter matthew belleny says it will be dif klt f difficult for stars to avoid it. >> people who talk to seacrest will be scrutinized. people who don't talk to seacrest will be scrutinized.
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they may just pass by the person who has this noise around him >> reporter: responding to jason stacy's comments, suzy hardy's attorney says i'm sure that ryan can present lots of employees who were not present when the incidents occurred to say they saw nothing. the e! network says it found insufficient evidence to support hardy's claim in an independent internal investigation. >> that is going to be strange choreography on the red carpet. >> i believe they're going to be pretaping a lot of that so it may not be as controversial just to try and make sure that certain things don't get out but -- >> you know, he keeps saying, look there was an investigation, he was cleared. the victim in this case says that she believes it wasn't a proper investigation. so it's just awkward and uncomfortable all the way around. but the people that know ryan seacrest are speaking out on his behalf. >> and so is he. >> and so is he. >> not clear how this gets resolved though. >> that's right. >> jericka, thanks. dangerous conditions have reportedly led to deaths at some
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a new report this morning pinpoints dangerous conditions that have apparently led to many deaths in facilities known as surgery centers across the u.s. the report by "usa today" network and kaiser health news takes an in depth look at operations performed at these nonhospital facilities. it found more than 260 patients have died after surgery center procedures since 2013. tony dokoupil. >> reporter: it is same day routine operations. the industry says this can make for cheaper, faster and more convenient service than in a hospital. but when something goes wrong
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during surgery, the hospital may be the safer option. >> i said go get 'em, bud. that's the last thing i said to him. >> reporter: there was no reason for scott and tony to think they'd have to say good-bye when their 12-year-old son rubin had his tonsils removed in 2016. >> our surgeon said this is not going well. she told us he had coded and they called the ambulance. >> reporter: an ambulance because the procedure wasn't at a hospital. but at one of more than 5,600 surgery centers across the u.s. there are now more surgery centers than there are hospitals. >> we were watching them work on our boy and one nurse who had talked to us and then the doctor said it was done. >> reporter: a federal report shows a paramedic who arrived to treat rubin received no response from the facility staff when she inquired who was in charge of cpr.
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in response to a lawsuit, the center and one of its doctors claimed rubin's death was the result of pre-existing conditions, acts of others or conditions over which they had no control or responsibility. the case was uncovered by a joint "usa today" network and kaiser health news investigation, which suggests surgery centers are not always prepared for a crisis. >> we had reporters in multiple states who are digging through court records, digging through autopsies, digging through ems records. >> reporter: christina was one of those reporters. their investigation turned up more than 260 deaths in surgery centers since 2013. ranging from the dozens who died after routine procedures like colonoscopies and tonsillectomies to at least 14 people who died after complex spine surgeries. >> the majority of the cases go great but what we found are some of the patients are not appropriate for the setting, they might be too sick. some of the surgeries might be
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too complicated. >> reporter: the report shows inspectors have discovered 230 lapses in rescue equipment or training regulations at surgery centers since 2015. >> this report is doing a disservice to patients. >> reporter: bill prentiss heads thembulatory surgery center association which represents these facilities. >> if you took that wider view and looked at the number of adverse events that happened in hospitals compared to surgery centers, you'd see that we're in actually a very safe side of service. >> reporter: he says the fact that 90% of these centers are at least partially owned byes eed physicians gives them greater responsibility for everything that happens there. cbs news chief medical correspondent dr. jon lapook works at an outpatient facility that closely follows the standards of a hospital. we asked if patients should worry about doctor's financial interests. >> i think if patients are being recommended to an outpatient surgical facility it's a perfectly reasonable question to say are you a part owner of
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that. >> reporter: if the answer is yes? >> you have to perhaps go back and forth about do i really need this, why am i doing it in this facility versus another facility. is it just as safe for me to do it in the outpatient setting as the inpatient setting. >> reporter: perhaps the most high-profile surgery center death was that of joan rivers who stopped breathe during a procedure in 2014. her daughter melissa filed a malpractice suit claiming doctors took cell phone pictures of the sedated star and fumbled their response to the crisis. the two sides reached a settlement in 2016. the "usa today" network and kaiser health news team had to dig hard to learn about the cases we hadn't heard about. >> it shouldn't take a national team of investigative journalists to answer these basic questions. there really should be something for patients to turn to to find out what is the safest center in my area. >> reporter: he disagrees we need a better system for reporting problems and a simpler way for patients to control the price and quality of care. >> we're not trying to hide from an adverse event because the
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only way you're going to learn from it and improve it and make sure it never happens again is by making sure people know about it. >> reporter: now, of course there are risks associated with any procedure wherever it happens. and if you're considering surgery, or a surgery center, dr. la pook recommends asking about backup plans in case something goes wrong and looking how long it would take to get you to a hospital. if it's a long distance and your underlying health is poors you might just want to have that procedure in the hospital in the first place. >> that's very good advice. >> indeed. >> i'm thinking what do you do? because you like the cost of it and you hear people say it's safe and then on the other hand when something goes wrong in a routine procedure, that's very scary. >> what everyone seems to agree on is that more data is needed to determine which of these are the best centers. >> that's the thing, you're always trying to figure out, get more data about your underlying issue itself and then to have to get more data about where you get that issue taken care of, more complicated. >> very interesting. a lot of questions there. coming up next, a look at this morning's other headlines
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intense of returning it. the house oversight committee is investigating. he looked at the table chairs and said, they don't go with the walls. >> why do you need a dining set in an office? that's just putting it out there. >> for eating, alex. >> a new report says isis militants want to attack the u.s. with poisoned gas. we'll talk with him just ahead. talks with us. you're watching "cbs this morning." a pharmacist. i recommend them as nature made, the #1 pharmacist recommended vitamin and supplement brand. this is food made to sit down for. slow down for.
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now offering a payment nd a removal of good morning, 4 minutes before 8:00. i'm anne makovec. if you recently got a ticket, you may have some new options. san francisco is now offering a payment plan for citations and a removal of late fees for low income drivers and muni passengers. sfmta officials say the goal is to curb financial burdens for those in poverty. a groundbreaking event is set for oakland this morning in a transit village for the fruitvale area. price tag $60 million. housing 400 people. traffic and weather coming up.
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making your way through the north bay along 101. not too slow. we are still in the green but reports of a problem in the northbound direction right near viva way. we have one lane blocked due to some mud and debris. it came off the hillside right near the freeway there. one lane reduced along the stretch. across the golden gate bridge, traffic moving along just fine in both directions. slowdowns san mateo southbound due to an accident near 92. neda has the forecast. >> looking at our kpix 5 roof camera we are watching the rain falling so yes, do not rule out the chance of rain. it will continue to pop up throughout the day and through tomorrow morning. so right now, street level through financial district off mission street. it's raining. rain again next week.
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ghouta ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's friday, march 2nd, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, storms bring a threat of new mudslides in california and heavy snow, rain and flooding for the northeast. plus, former cia acting director micha michael moreell. first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> two dangerous winter storms threatening millions of americans, one is pounding southern california. >> mandatory evacuation order is still in pla the ring was steady throughout the night and into the morning. >> through the day today, localized flooding will result,
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rainfall totals an additional half an inch to an inch across the coastline. >> hurricane-force winds in massachusetts so you could see cancellations and delays ripple to the west coast. >> top officials of the national rifle association met here at the white house with the president, subsequent tweets then indicated both sides were back on the same page. president putin's threats came in the annual state of the nation address and in both language and in tone, recalls the very chilliest days of the cold war. after a night of partying with his friends at west virginia university, a drunk man blacked out and instead of taking his uber back to campus, he accidentally took a ride back to his house in new jersey. and the ride cost him $1600. honestly in terms of things that happen when you black out in west virginia this is one of the best outcomes i've ever heard.
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>> west virginia may disagree but if you're drunk you sober up quickly when you get an uber bill for $1600. i'm gayle king and jericka duncan and alex wagner. norah on assignment for "60 minutes." >> glad to be here. >> powerful storms are bashing millions along the east and west coat this morning. a strong system in the wests could dump 7 feet of snow in the sierra nevada mountains. a nor'easter bringing wind, snow and coastal flooding will affect the atlantic coast into the with weekend. >> heavy rain triggered a flash flood warning overnight in southern california raising fears of a second round of mudslides. up to 30,000 people were told to leave their homes. the evacuation zones in santa barbara county cover 23 miles. they include montecito hit with deadly mudslides two months ago. sheriff deputies went door to door to make sure people
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followed the evacuation orders. president trump may be backing off a pledge to tighten gun safety laws. in a tweet the president says he had a great oval office meeting last night with the nra's chief lobbyist chris cox but cox tweeted the president and vice president support the second
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>> in the middle east may be plotting a chemical attack. on intercepted conversations again. other weapons of mass destruction on american soil. working to disrupt the plan a homeland security official said, quote, the bottom line said the threat is real. michael. how do you read this? >> we should take this seriously. isis has for some time said that they want to acquire weapons destruction and to use them and they've actually been able to manufacture chemical weapons in iraq and syria and use them on the battlefield. this is something we need to take seriously and work to defeat. >> and is it something we need to take seriously because they
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can bring it into the united states or might hit u.s. targets overseas? >> it seems the intelligence reporting is about bringing it in. i think we need to be more worried about them making it here. the stuff is difficult to transport and get it by customs and immigration. i think it's more likely that they send the recipe here to their followers and make it here. >> how easy is it to make it here? >> bachelor's degree, masters degree in chemistry, right materials, easy to do. >> how hard is it to deploy a chemical weapon? >> it's difficult to make it work and spread widely, right. most people think you need to spread it with explosives but that actually deteriorates some of the chemicals. so it is difficult to disseminate. but again, if you know what you're doing and these guys do, then it can do real damage. >> he was rattling a lot of cages, he said the world isn't listening to us but they're listening to us now. who is he talking to? >> vladimir putin and the speech he gave about nuclear weapons. i think he was talking to his
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own people. because he has an election coming up. and he wants to look tough. the russian people like strong leaders. >> an election he is expected to win. >> absolutely. but with more votes is a good thing, right. he's also -- he was talking to us. he was talking to us in two ways. one is he is deeply concerned that our missile defense will degrade his ability to use nuclear weapons to strike us, right, and that's why he's developing these exotic weapons to get around missile defense. the other thing that he was doing was talking to us about north korea. when he said if you attack us or our allies we will attack you. that was a message about north korea. we now have the chinese several months ago saying if you attack, if you the united states attack north korea preemptively we will fight on north korea's behalf. now we have the russians joining that. . >> there is this view the president is such pals with vladimir putin f that were the case, why would putin be saying things that sound like they're coming straight out of the cold
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war? >> as i've said before, we are in a cold war again. without a doubt. when you look at the russian invasion of georgia, the russian invasion of ukraine, the russian intervention in syria, the russian meddling in our election, the attack just last week on -- by russian mercenaries on u.s. troops in syria, we are in a cold war again. he understand that. he's fighting it. we're slow to figuring that out. >> do we understand that? the state department said there was no need to increase sanction because the russians are being deterred. are they deterred by u.s. policy? >> they're not being deterred and every intelligence official that's testified before congress in the last several months has said that. >> is it your expectation that admiral rogers said he doesn't have the adequate authority to combat cyber attacks? is it your expectation we'll deploy more resources? >> doesn't sound like it to me. >> who is vladimir putin? when you look at him eye to eye, see the pictures of the steely cold blue eyes staring back at
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you. >> great question. bob gates said when you look in his eyes you see kgb. that's exactly right. he is a thug, he is a bully, he only believes in relative power, how much do you have and how much do i have. right. bullies will continue to move forward in the face of weakness. they will stop when they get punched in the nose. we have not punched him in the nose. >> he doesn't seem to take the u.s. seriously. >> he does not. >> all right. michael. >> bracing. >> leave us with that. the u.n. wants to evacuate nearly 100 patients facing medical emergencies in a besieged area outside syria's capital. the army backed by russian air strikes is targeting rebel forces in eastern ghouta. syrian's government says the rebels are attacking damascus with rockets. seth done went to a school near the fighting and met some students braving class even as the war is raging all around them.
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seth, good morning. >> good morning. things school is a couple miles from rebel held ghouta which puts it dangerously close to the front lines. it was hit by a mortar and ten other mortars fell in just a day across the street. and today like many days, a number of kids simply didn't show up. 1,000 students used to gather in the open courtyard for the morning pledge that's when there were that many students and when it was safe to stand outside. this morning, classrooms were less than half full, as frightened parents kept kids home. do you ever get used to the sounds of rockets, mortars, planes? yeah. >> yes. >> it just becomes every day? >> every day. >> reporter: rose dreams of studying in boston to become a doctor. >> my god. >> reporter: our interview kept being interrupted by the sound of war planes. syrian forces and their allies have been targeting rebels in
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eastern ghouta where entire schools, hospitals and homes have been destroyed. 10-year-old kala was 3 when the war began and she doesn't know much about politics but does know about fear. >> what do you do when you get scared? >> i get in my room and i shut the door because i think that bombs are going to drop down on us. >> reporter: about 10% of the students here fled from other war torn places but war found them again. across syria in both government and rebel held areas, a number of schools have been destroyed. so for all of the concerns here, at least this one is still standing. alex? >> seth doane in damascus, thanks. >> they're canceling school in washington because of wind and her day is interrupted at school by war planes.
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>> puts things in perspective when you look at things like that. >> an entire generation of children have been devastated by the war in syria. >> coming up ahead a "48 hours" interview with a woman at the center of a murder mistery. >> i'm jim axelrod. she was a model student, a clinton foundation intern, and then her ex-boyfriend was shot three times in the head. was she an unwitting accomplice to murder? that's coming up on "cbs this morning."
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48 hours investes 48 hours investigates the case of norela santos, a woman from new york who apparently lad everything going for her. but her life changed when she was charged with second-degree murder of a man she had dated. santos had an explanation and said she had given in to the demands of her abusive former boyfriend danny. so did he make her an unwhiting accomplice in the murder?
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jim axelrod met with santos for her only television interview. here's a preview of tomorrow night's report. >> reporter: when police roll up on a body in the middle of the street it's a mystery. >> it's a complete mystery. they don't know why he's here. >> his wallet and his cell phone were left behind. >> reporter: michael st. clair was a 32-year-old who lived in brooklyn and had no obvious link to the neighborhood where his body was found. >> once we get michael's phone records we're able to see the numbers, one of those numbers came back to norela santos. >> reporter: for most of her 28 years she had been the good girl, a model student, she was even an intern for the clinton foundation. >> she was with michael sinclair that night. >> reporter: she had started dating michael sinclair after breaking up with her first boyfriend, daniel greenspan,
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something of a chameleon changing his last name and persona. >> when i met him he was a privileged white boy who got kicked out of boarding school, then wanted to be half puerto rican and changed his name to rivera and now he's a jew. >> reporter: for norela his name didn't matter. his attention did into i felt loved by him. >> did it stay that way? >> no. the very first time he hit me it was about a year into the relationship. he slammed me to the floor and started kicking me and punching me. >> reporter: she and daniel split up but in spite of the frequent abuse, later got back together, after she had been dating michael. she says daniel then discovered he had a sexually transmitted disease. he blamed michael and demanded a meeting. >> because if you didn't contact him, what? >> then he was going to keep beating me and hurt my family. >> and what happened?
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>> sorry, it's really hard for me to talk about. i did what he told me to do. >> reporter: she lured michael to the street where he was gunned down. for years, daniel escaped prosecution while norela was charged with murder. her lawyer michael dowd argued you to understand the circumstances. >> is norela santos a battered woman? >> there's no question about it. >> so she isn't a co-conspirator? she's a victim? >> she definitely is a victim. >> she is such a damaged person. she doesn't operate the way people would expect her to. damaged person or someone who wants to get away with murder? >> jim is with us. good morning, jim. >> that's the question. >> was norela's boyfriend ever prosecuted? >> he used to go back and forth between manhattan and israel on one of those trips.
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he was busted. last year he stood trial. he had a pit bull of a defense lawyer who threw everything at the jury including a stem winder of a summation where he referenced my cousin vinny. and we will show you some of arthur in the courtroom as part of this riveting story tomorrow on "48 hours." >> i keep thinking about the sinclair family. they lost someone who they love. did the prosecutorses believe her story she was forced to do that because she was worried about getting beaten? >> the prosecutor saw medical and police records and norela had support of other folks as well including a wealthy philanthropist who put up $750,000 cash bail. >> did she know he was going to kill him? >> tune in tomorrow night. >> yeah. >> i know. i'm fascinated by this story. >> a tragic and intriguing story. thank you. and watch jim's full report "the good girl" tomorrow night on "48 hours" at 10:00, 9:00 central.
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>> two nfl players are moonlighting on capitol hill? see how they're huddling. get it. with politicians from different parties but learning about bipartisanship. it's part of our series a more perfect union ahead. you're watching "cbs this morning." u're watching "cbs this morning."
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prince harry and meghan prince harry and meghan markle are inviting thousands of members of the public to share their wedding in may. the chapel at windsor chapel isn't big enough for the crowd but plenty of room on the grounds, more than 2600 lucky people are getting invitations an they include young people interest across britain and workers from charities the couple supports. they say they want as many people as possible to feel part of the celebration. >> does that include tv news anchors? i don't know harry or megan but i want to go. >> asking for a friend. >> yeah. >> the metoo movement center stage at hollywood shis
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season. what we can expect from sunday's awards the v-t-a is setting up six cameras, to count shuttle buses that transport workers to their silicon valley jobs. the goal good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. the vta is setting up six cameras to count shuttle buses that go to silicon valley to examine the impact of buses on traffic. 80 and 50 are open again in the sierra. they were briefly closed earlier this morning because the snow and wind created hazardous conditions. tire chains are required on 80 east of colfax and on u.s. 50 east of myers. we'll have more on traffic and weather coming up.
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an accident in san mateo really slowing things down for drivers heading along southbound 101. now, the crash is just before highway 92. you can see that backup stretches clear into millbrae. and we do have about a 44- minute ride as you make your way from burlingame down to university avenue. you can see all those delays on the right side of your screen there. so give yourself some extra time if you are heading through san mateo southbound. northbound a little sluggish if you are heading to the airport there. so we have an accident northbound 280. this is right near mariposa street. it's blocking a lane. speeds start to slow and then your ride continues to be heavy heading into san francisco on
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the 6th street off-ramp there. king street backed up, as well. so give yourself some extra time. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, things are still busy. eastshore freeway remains in the yellow. check out these dark storm clouds. the rain seems to have stopped at least in downtown san francisco right around the financial district. but we are seeing it across the bay and yes you can definitely see clouds. this is what we will see throughout the day storm, rain showers, snow flurries near mount tam. tiburon rain. and same with fairfax. then moving towards berkeley, you can see a good cell that just popped up over there. throughout the south bay mountain view, milpitas, it does look like it's raining pretty good. a light drizzle in fremont. low elevation snowfall as well associated with this system that's coming in because we have that cold air. our afternoon highs are not going to be very high today. we are going to be in the low 50s for today. a chance of showers will continue this afternoon with
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thunderstorms and hail likely. same with tomorrow morning. clearing up sunday and monday. rain tuesday.
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♪ messy friday, rainy weather. depending on where you live. that's from pennsylvania. researchers are celebrating the discovery of one of the largest colonies of a penguin. they found more than a million of the birds on the islands nearant arcty ka. they have distinctive eyes with white rings that look like glasses and have been fighting to survive. i was trying to see a close shot of the white glasses. climate change is speeding the ice and the discovery surprised some of the scientists there. welcome back to "cbs this morning." time to show you some of the headlines. the "washington post" reports that questions linger about how melania trump who comes from the
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country of slovenia, scored the so-called einstein visa to enter the united states when she was a model. in 2001 while she was dating donald trump, she was granted a green card in the elite eb-1 program. it's designed for academic researchers or people in other fields such as olympic athletes and oscar-winning actors. an attorney for melania trump said mrs. trump was more than am ply qualified and solidly eligible. cbs philadelphia station kyw reports on a study that suggests eating nuts improves the survival rate for colon cancer. researchers tracked patients with stage 3 colon cancer. those who ate at least two one ounce serving of walnuts, almonds and other tree nuts saw their survival rates improve 57%. the risk of recurrence was lower. customer reports says instant pot is recalling more than 1,000 multicookers. the gem 65, 8 in 1 model, can
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overheat and melt on the underside. they are sold at walmart. the model was a popular gift over the holidays. i wanted one, but now not so much. >> "forbes" reports on research looking at how much bigger your nose appears in a selfie. it's a problem since most selfies are taken when the camera is closer to your face. it does cause a distortion and makes it seem like you have a big nose. the image on the left taken 12 inches away the one on the right at a distance of 5 feet. plastic surgeons say more than half patients in 2017 were motivated to improve their selfie appearance. so everybody get longer arms. there is a big difference there. you can see that in the picture. >> blame it on the selfie. >> all right. >> or stop looking at yourself. >> right. >> we're not going to do that. >> that's pretty good advice. >> you're right. >> you were right about that. the metoo movement has redefined the red carpet during the award season. after months of sexual
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misconduct allegations in hollywood, ryan seacrest will host the e network's preshow before the academy awards despite harassment claims against him. he has denied those. the e network called them baseless but they could create problems for those on the red carpet. contributor and "new york times" reporter jody cantor joins us, one of the times reporter who broke the harvey weinstein sexual misconduct story that opened up as a lot of people say a pandora's box. i love jane rosenthal saying pandora is pissed. i'll never forget her words. seems like this could be an awkward red carpet for many, ryan seacrest and the actresses. is a reckoning or people say let's get back to business? what are you hearing? >> the plan was supposed to be to get back to business. the oscars producers didn't want to focus on the harassment and abuse claims. the "times" activists said they
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were mostly going to sit out the oscars because they didn't want timesup to be known as a red carpet movement and wanted to concentrate on substantive efforts ap yet this issue keeps coming up again and again. most notably with the ryan seacrest allegations. this very awkward situation now on the red carpet. >> and you have publicists saying we're going to steer our clients away from ryan seacrest and abc and "e!" news are sticking with him for now. in the past a woman would make an allegation and the man would get the death penalty. now it seems do you think that that mode, that mode of operation is changing? some are saying let's wait a second here? >> these are contested allegations. they're very detailed. they're clear. a pretty devastating "variety" piece. sea crest has denied any of this happened. >> she's sticking with her story too. >> we can't be sort of certain about the outcome of this. there is an incredible moment of awkwardness here and it highlights in many ways what many say is the problem with the
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red carpet. the red carpet to some degree highlights the fact that this is a business in which men get nominated for the producing and directing awards and the women are asked who are you wearing. >> can i -- let's step back a second. context of the oscars and the awkwardness the fact that oscars used to be a place where people knew about harvey weinstein and everything was doing and went up in public and talked about how wonderful he was. isn't there a bigger awkwardness to the oscars event? >> i think that's a great point and what we have to see on sunday night is do we look back at the end of the show and say, this is an oscars that acknowledged the change, that acknowledged the turn in hollywood history, that was unprecedented, or is this an oscar that tried to sweep everything under the rug and back to business. >> this is an award shows but movies are the way we think about ourselves and reflect our culture back to ourselves. this is more than just awards. >> absolutely. also the oscars are always an occasion for topical jokes and if they avoid the topic it's sort of like you're going to avoid the biggest news story from this industry in years.
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>> all right. >> there was a campaign ask her more to turn those red carpet interviews into something more substantive than just who are you wearing. do you feel we've reached a turning point in terms of what we expect from celebrities in award show glamour. >> something that's come up in a lot of reporting many actresses are very uncomfortable on the red carpet. they don't necessarily want to say so publicly because they want to be good sports and promote their films, some of them have contracts with fashion houses but they see it up close more than anybody. they say there's like too much time and attention and money devoted to appearance. this is not about the work. i want my projects to be taken seriously. i don't want to be, you know, trotted around like i'm, you know, a dog show or something. and when we saw at the golden globes this kind of new approach to the red carpet that mirrored some of the frustration that people have felt for a long time. >> you're going to be on the red carpet? >> well, i'm going to be -- i'm going to be there really to bear witness to see the change that's
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happened in hollywood. >> can't wait to hear your report after. >> or not. >> that's right. or not. >> yes. how everybody navigates the water. than thanks. two nfl opponents putting aside two interns. >> answer calls, send out e-mails to the constituents. >> that's a switch from your usual job. >> right, right. it's -- trade in one playbook for the intern playbook. >> ahead, our series "a more
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our continuing series a our continuing series "a more perfect union" aims to show that what unites us as americans is stronger than what divides us. we look at two young nfl players who only recently met. they're taking part in a program designed to help them find work after their playing days are over. a different kind of training camp. this is on capitol hill. nancy is there with how they're tackling public service. good morning. >> good morning. 41 nfl players, john, are taking part in this program giving up part of their offseason to work in what they're calling externships, working at places like the united way and under armour and a couple of them have come here to congress to tackle the partisan divide.
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like many offensive linemen these two start their day at the gym. cole plays for the l.a. chargers. brian for the kansas city chiefs. but from there, they hit capitol hill. swapping out their jerseys for suits. >> i answer calls, we send out e-mails to the constituents. >> that's a big switch from your usual job? >> right. right. traded one playbook for the intern playbook. >> reporter: he works for illinois congresswoman robin kelly, a democrat. >> coach, how has he been doing? >> he's been doing great. we don't want him to leave. >> really. >> reporter: toner was assigned to republican senator todd young of indiana. >> hit the ground running right away and also been running some decision memos for him which is fantastic, yeah. >> how are they? >> they're legible.
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they're thoughtful. >> they're typed. >> reporter: and persuasive. >> at 6'7" and 6'5" they are hard to miss. >> what made you want to come to capitol hill? >> i've had some interest in public policy and fiscal policy and that kind of stuff. i think it might be something to get into some day. >> i think he has so many other options, cole does, but he chose to come here and i hope it inspires others. >> reporter: whitman played for south dakota state university before going pro. toner is a harvard grad from indiana. they had never met but now they're roommates and friend whose political views diverge. >> we hang out every night eat dinner, play video games, do what teammates do. i don't really think of him as across the aisle. >> he's convicted in his views but very reasonable, very -- when we debate on things it's always about improving our knowledge on stuff. >> reporter: they take the same view on the decision by some of their colleagues to kneel during
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the national anthem. in protest of what some saw as unfair treatment of african-americans at the hands of police. president trump and some fans called it disrespectful. >> wouldn't you love to see one of these nfl owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say get that son of a -- off the field right now. out. he's fired? >> reporter: neither toner or whitman took a knee but say they respect those who did. >> i think it was for the most part guys are very supportive of one another and i think most guys had my opinion that you can -- if you want to do that that's within your rights. >> it's public figures. >> reporter: they've both found d.c. isn't as divided as it seems. >> there are tons of bills and resolutions every day i've been researching that have a lot of bipartisan support. >> i wouldn't think of the republican or democrat being on the other side as an opponent. i think of it you're on the same team. at the end of the day they have
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to come together for the team to progress and for it to win. >> reporter: their externships end today and while they've learned a lot, they've taught a little too. >> got any advice? >> never skip leg day when you work out. you can't go into the gym with huge arms. >> i've been doing it all wrong. >> small legs. >> yeah. >> great advice for all of us. the average nfl career only lasts three years, believe it or not, and that's a big part of the reason that players association started this externship program five years ago. alex. >> indeed, you need to be an offensive tackle to get anything done on capitol hill these days. >> very good point. >> i love they're doing that though. >> it's great. >> big boys. >> i like it. >> jefferson said that too. never skip leg day. >> did he. >> you can hear more of "cbs this morning" on our podcast, on itunes and apple's podcast app. new york magazine critic and fandango's managing editor
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preview sunday's oscars. up next all that mattered this week. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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♪ >> tomorrow morning on "cbs this morning" saturday, daniel helps bring about the end of the vietnam war when he revealed government secrets in the pentagon papers. in a book he is sharing his insider's view of america's doomsday nuclear plangs plans and what we might learn about the arms race today. our conversation tomorrow on "cbs this morning" saturday. >> that does it for us. as we leave you, let's take a look back at all that mattered this week. have a great weekend. >> one student told us the prince pal went over the p.a. system and said we are eagle strong. today we reclaimed the nest. >> welcome back. >> i think everyone is a little bit nervous. >> i see the beginning of change and we will be the people to do it.
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an important deadline today for high school seniors submitting applications under the california dream act. students must apply by 5 o'clock in order aid. good morning, it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. an important deadline today for high school seniors submitting applications under the "california dream act." students must apply by 5:00 in order to get state financial aid. the scc commissioner has kick off a west coast trip in the bay area starting this morning in san francisco where the fcc commissioner will be a keynote speaker at the fifth annual lesbian to tech summit. >> a former employee is suing mountain view-based google claiming the company's youtube subsidiary uses illegal hiring quotas to discriminate against white and asian men. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning, time now 8:57. and we are tracking an accident in the south bay northbound 280 as you approach de anza and it has two lanes blocked. backup stretches towards 880 and 17 there. 21 minutes from 680 up to 85. do expect delays along that stretch. traffic improving on 101. we had an earlier accident no longer out there in that southbound direction. but we are still seeing speeds
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in the yellow 28 minutes out of burlingame heading down towards university. northbound 101 very slow as you approach 280 in san francisco. we have an accident on the 280 extension. and that is blocking two lanes now. this is northbound 280 right at mariposa. not a great spot for a crash because that exit there as well as 618 back up on the 280 extension. no delays on the bay bridge toll plaza speeds in the green. here's a view from san jose and you can see the sun also noticing rain. that's a lot of what you will get out there today, sun and rain. here's another view i want to show you. this does really paint the picture dark storm clouds and then a break in the clouds and that will be the story. hi-def doppler showing where the rain is coming down really good across mill valley and tiburon an area of pink would be slush. right near mount tam. then here we go with more rain across concord. rain next tuesday.
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