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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, january 24th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." a high school shooting in kentucky leaves two students dead and more than a dozen people injured. >> there was a lot of blood everywhere and people were getting shoved down. >> now officials want the 15-year-old suspected shooter charged as an adult. the russia investigation closes in. attorney general jeff sessions is the first member of mr. trump's cabinet to be interviewed by the special counsel. the president says he's not
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worried. and e-cigarettes may not be as safe as you think and may be toxic and a gateway for teen smoking. 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. this morning authorities have yet to figure out why a student walked into a rural kentucky high school and started shooting. two students at marshall county high school were killed. witnesses say the young gunman started firing with a handgun and he did not stop until he ran out of ammunition nchl all, 16 were shot, four were trampled as students and faculty ran for their lives. police arrested the 15-year-old suspect within minutes without incident. john schiumo is here in new york. john, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. this is the first deadly school shooting in the united states this year. the suspect's identity is not
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being released at this time, and the motive is unknown. police are asking that the 15-year-old involved in the shooting yesterday be charged as an adult. >> he's going to be charged with two counts of murder and multiple accounts of attempted murder. police are still trying to figure out why the suspect walked into marshall county high school just as classes were starting, pulled out a pistol, and began shooting, hitting more than a dozen other students. >> i took off my headphones and turned around and everyone was just broken up. they were running. i saw the flashes from the gunshots. and by that time i was just running. >> it took first responders less than ten minutes to reach the school. witnesses saw the suspect trying to
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witnesses saw students running as the suspect was running out of bullets. >> you never think it's going to happen here. i'm sure that sandy hook and other places feel the same way, and yet we're almost jaded because there are so many. you're not all that surprised anymore unfortunately. >> the police have identified the two students, both 15 years old. now, the 20 injured, five are in critical condition, two of them suffering from severe head wounds. anne-marie? >> john schiumo here in new york. thanks so much. ahead this morning we'll talk with tristan klein who arrive at the school as others were fleeing the gunman and what he saw and how he helped one of the wounded. president trump heads to the economic forum in davos, switzerland, today.
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in washington, the headlines are about loyalty. it's reported that shortly after he fired fb i director james comey, he asked for the acting director andrew mccabe. it's also important that robert mueller's office wants to interview the president and we now know robert mueller spoke to attorney general jeff sessions last week. major garrett has more on that. >> in the oval office president trump said he's not worried about what attorney general jeff sessions said even though he had not spoken to him. this public face of calm came amid the disclosure that james comey was interviewed. he was fired in part because of the investigation. according to sources comey took notes he shared with president trump before the firing, recounting that mr. trump sought
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comey's loyalty and explored the possibility of ending the investigation of national director michael flynn. press secretary sarah huckabee sanders. >> there was no collusion, we're ready to move on. >> reporter: mueller's questioninger comey was not about collusion but powe ten tall obstruction of justice. at a white house meeting monday attended by sessions, the main topic was five months of missing text messages between high-level fbi employees, some of which have been released pub willicly and do show a pattern. white house spokesman said the president believes former leaders such as director comeype
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tainted the system. reporters asked the prlt if wray threatened to resign in protest. >> no, he didn't at all. not even a little bit, nope, and he's going to do a good job. >> mueller and the president's lawyers are still negotiating over how and when an interview with mr. trump will occur. white house lawyer ty cobb told us the president is, quiet, very eager to be interviewed by mueller and such encounter will likely occur in the coming weeks. major garrett, cbs news, the white house. also in washington, senate minority leader chuck schumer withdrew the offer to build a border wall. it was made in last week's negotiations. the president tweelted cryin' chuck schumer fully understands especially after his humiliating
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defeat that if there is no wall, there is no daca. schumer is taking heat from some fellow democrats for not holding out for more in the budget deal. >> we're a lot better off today when it comes to the cause of d.r.e.a.m.ers than we were four or five days ago. when there's a republican president, republican senate, republican house that are quite rekalsd.r.e.a.m.ers, you're not going to get it all at once. larry nassar will be sentenced today. more of nassar's accusers will talk today as well. over 150 have confronted him or had their statements read so far. he faces a minimum of 25 to 40 years in prison. and the nc saudi arabia a has opened an investigation into how michigan state university handled nassar's case.
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cbs news has learn thad the family of 13 children who underwent years of torture at the hands of their parents will be split up in foster care. the six minors will be moved to different homes and the seven adults will be placed in assisted facilities. prosecutors say the sib aboutings were beaten, starved, and restrained with ropes. american citizens were attacked at a hotel in kabul, afghanistan. it began saturday night and lasted until sunday afternoon. 11 of the 14 foreigners accused had previously been identified as working for a private afghan airline. and it turns out the 7.9 earthquake in alaska produces left vertical motion and that
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mean as less chance of a tsunami. >> this is not a drill. it's an actual tsunami warning. >> yesterday it was issued along the southern coast. it was canceled after a few hours but it had residents running for high ground. there have been no reports of damage. coming ouptown "morning news," history on the hill, the senator who will be the first to give birth while in office. and he's done it. the shot that put king james in the record books. this is the "cbs morning news." it was tough getting out there on stage. i wanted to be clear. i wanted it to last. so i kept on fighting. i found something that worked. and keeps on working. now? they see me. see me. see if cosentyx could make a difference for you- cosentyx is proven to help people with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis... ...find clear skin that can last. don't use if you're allergic to cosentyx. before starting cosentyx, you should be checked for tuberculosis.
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she gave birth to her first child in the spring while serving in the house. a groundbreaking science fiction writer is being remembered and a congressman is facing sexual harassment allegations. congressman pat meehan saw a former aide as a soul mate but denies he harassed her. he says he developed a deep affection for the much younger woman and reacted badly when she began dating another man. the ethics committee has launched a negotiation. ursula kayla begin wrote the award-winning book. it explored an drojny and was one of the first books in the genre of feminine science fiction and also wrote the earth sea series.
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she died monday at her home in portland. she was 88. the "los angeles times" says the national transportation safety board will investigation tesla's crash system. a tesla crashed into the back of a parked fire truck on a california freeway monday. the driver said autopilot was on at the time. there were now injuries though. tesla's autopilot system was a contributing factor in a fatal crash in florida in to 16. "the state" says south carolina lottery may have to pay out a $35,000 win because of a glitch. each winning ticket paid at least $500. lottery officials want an investigation before deciding whether to pay the winners. and spor"sports illustrated
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lebron james passed. the superstar hit the 30,000-point mark with a jump shot at the end of the first quarter in last night's game against the san antonio spurs. james reached the milestone at 33 years and 24 days. bryant was more than a year older when he did it. still ahead, disney grants some wishes. how the company is helping tens of thousands of its workers. mucinex fast-max is powerful enough to handle pretty much every symptom. name one. how 'bout 9? sore throat, cough, even... yea--i can read, you know. we're done here. ahhh! boogers to betsy! mucinex fast-max. 9 symptoms. 1 dose. max strength. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. and for kid's multi-symptom relief, try #1 recommended children's mucinex.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the "cbs moneywatch," disney workers get a happy surprise, and final approval for the new fed chair. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. after a day of heavy trading, stocks finished mixed yesterday. the dow fell 3 point, the s&p 500 fell 6 points and the naz dan gained 5 points higher. the senate easily confirms jerome powell as the next chairman of the federal reserve. powell begins serving next month
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replacing fed chair janet yellen. he has 5 1/2 years on the fed's board, is viewed as a centrist and is favored by both democrats and republicans. the just enacted tax reform legislation is a boon for some disney employees. 125,000 disney workers will get a $1,000 bonus due to the new law. disney is making a $50 million investment into education programs for employees. the bonus applies to any full or part-time employees who have been working for disney before january 1st. uber hires its first chief diversity officer. her hiring is the latest outgrowth following an inquiry into uber culture by former attorney general geoffrey
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take a bunch of penguins, add some bumbles, and what do you get? one incredibly cute video. they celebrated penguins day. they unveiled a new bubble machine. more than 130 penguins spent the day chasing and popping bubbles. the machine was a christmas gift for the penguins. a new report out says it needs yet clear whether electronic cigarettes help or hurt people. it was commissioned by the fda. e-cigarettes could be a boon if they help adults quit smoke but there's limited evidence that they do that. the report also says there's some evidence that more are
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willing to try real cigarettes. they contain toxins but fewer than cigarettes. and a possible historic find in the waters of alabama. an investigative reporter says he may have found the last ship that brought slaves to america. archaeologists believe he might have discovered the latest that was buried in mud in alabama. the wreck seems to date back to the 1800s. >> it's circumstantial at this point. they won't know anything concrete until they literally dig it up. >> it could have carried as many as 160 slaves. the captain burned the ship after loading the slaves and cargo onto a riverboat. we're counting down to the grammys. james corden joins us in the studio and tells us about hosting the biggest night in
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longhorn steakhouse. you can't fake steak. our top stories this morning. students at a kentucky high school ran for their lives when a fellow student opened fire with a handgun yesterday. at least two were killed and 18 others injured. the 15-year-old suspected gunman was arrested shortly after. authorities don't know why he started shooting. and it's reported that president trump asked the acting director of the fbi who he voted for. that's according to the "washington post." andrew mccabe said he didn't vote. and the justice department confirmed that attorney general jeff sessions was interviewed last week by special counsel robert mueller -- by his office actually. a new generation of americans is discovering
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farming. as dean reynolds reports, many of them are transplants from the city. >> reporter: john and hallie have come a long way from their lives in new york city. >> the hustle and bustle of new york city and the crowds and the noise and all that to this. >> yeah, yeah. it's very different. >> reporter: they draw their excitement now from the land they work in western wisconsin. the livestock, the grain, and the beauty of this place, elements that fuel a youthful trend on the farm these days. the agriculture department has found that for only the second time in the last century, the number of farmers under 35 years of age is increasing. webkings work and link on paul bickford's 700-acre spread in a deal to one day take over the farm. >> a real good friend of mine told me one time, farming is a higher calling. >> do you agree with your
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friend? >> yeah. >> reporter: they answered an ad on craigslist, looking for an enterprising couple who would protect the land and play of life. it's meadow larks organics featuring the demand for locally grown foods. >> you're working with things that came out of the ground right around your house. >> yeah. for sure. it's like that's the dream. >> reporter: it's a risk to leave jobs and salary in a big city for the blisters and capricious and calamitous weather that farmers endure. >> it's not for everybody. it's a beautiful life. i don't they'rer this of us have any regrets about it. >> reporter: how can you keep them down on the farm after they've seen times square. this is how. coming up on "cbs this
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morning," many patients don't tell their doctors about the herbal supplements that they are taking. dr. tara narula shows us the hidden dangers with taking these products with prescription medications. plus how comfort canines are helping some students cope with stress and emotional challenges. and we're counting down to the grammys. james corden of "the late late show" tejoins us in studio to tl us about hosting the biggest night in music. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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two children are injured in a barrage of bull nets a drive by shooting, coming up, clues police have in their search for the gun man. i cannot tell you that there weren't times that i struggled to make sure that i was, doing the right thing. congressman pat meehan de even ifs using taxpayer money to pay a former staffer, of sexual harassment. and getting fields ready for super bowl lii we have our first look inside u.s. bank stadium. it is wednesday, january 24th good morning i'm jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. katie's off and lauren casey has weather and meisha has traffic. >> lauren, so good to see you.


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