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ve the kremlin had negative information about hillary clinton. instead he has said the russians really wanted to talk about reversing sanctions imposed by the obama administration. the meeting took place at the behest of the agalorov family. aras agalorov is a russian billionaire oligarch with close ties to russian president vladimir putin. kaveladze was the agalorov's man in the trump tower meeting. in 2013 on the eve of the miss u.s.a. pageant, he attended this dinner in las vegas with the agalorovs as they dined with mr. trump. kaveladze's name has surfaced before. in 2000, a government report said a businessman later identified as kaveladze had set up hundreds of accounts for russian brokers in two u.s. banks. the report said the accounts were used to possibly launder over $1 billion from russian and eastern european companies. kaveladze was not charged in that case. his lawyer said at the time that he did nothing illegal, and he accused th
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damond, a yoga instructor and life coach, was described by many who knew her as a bright light. >> what i wanted to do was make miracles the norm. >> reporter: today damond's father spoke from australia. >> we only ask that the light of justice shine down on the circumstances of her death. >> reporter: the officer who fired the fatal shot is mohamed noor, a second-year officer with the minneapolis police department. the first somali-american officer hired for the fifth precinct.
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build trust between an immigrant community and law enforcement. abdi bihi is a community leader. >> we have an officer who community members held in high regard who is involved in her death. and that's why people are demanding answers. >> reporter: since joining the department, officer noor has had three complaints filed against him. he was sued after an incident in may in which a woman says he treated her roughly during a police call. on saturday, damond called 911 to report a suspected sexual assault in an alley near her home. >> reporter: according to law enforcement, damond was standing at the driver's window of a squad car when officer noor opened fire from the passenger seat. the bullet passed in front of his partner and went through the open window, fatally striking damond. >> reporter: she was such a sweet person. >> shelly craig received life coaching in minnesota from damond. >> not to have her in my life and other people's lives, it's a huge losug
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>> reporter: the prime minister of australia is demanding answers today. anthony, the city of minneapolis is expected to release a full transcript of the 911 calls in a short time, but what won't be released is any video, that's because the police officer's body cameras as well as the camera in the squad car were both turned off at the time of the shooting incident. >> mason: jamie yuccas with lots of unanswered questions in minneapolis. thank you, jamie. the prosecutor in cincinnati said the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black driver during a traffic stop will not face a third trial. two previous juries deadlocked on murder and manslaughter charges against ray tensing, who was fired after being indicted. tensing testified that he feared for his life when he shot sam du tbosewo years ago tomorrow. at the vatican today, two civilians went on trial for allegedly violating at least one of the ten commandments, the one
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here's seth doane. >> reporter: the trial has the hallmarks of a tv crime drama. two former administrators of the vatican's bambino gesu hospital are accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 in hospital funds to pay for the renovations of a sprawling 3,200-foot apartment belonging to cardinal tarcisio bertone. giuseppe profiti, the former hospital president, had defended the scheme, saying the money was an investment because the cardinal's apartment would be used for hospital fund-raisers. bertone, the vatican's number two under pope benedict, was not charged and insists he knew nothing about the diverted funds. >> a scandal like this really plays to the stereotype of out- of-touch arrogant cardinals growing fat on the wealth of the church. >> reporter: candida moss, a professor of theology at the university of notre dame, says no less than the credibility of pope francis is at stake.
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>> if we don't see results in this trial, if we don't see a prosecution, people will wonder if francis is really serious about financial reforms. >> reporter: the hospital is one of europe's leading pediatric centers. first lady melania trump paid a visit there in may. recently pope francis said one of the worst cancers in the hospital is corruption. this vatican court proceeding takes place, anthony, as pope francis is trying to tidy up the finances of the vatican. the next hearing will be in early september. >> mason: seth doane at the vatican. thanks, seth. late last night the trump administration grudgingly confirmed that iran is complying with the terms of the international nuclear deal. hours later it accused iran of stirring up trouble in other ways in the middle east and slapped new economic sanctions on 18 iranian individuals and groups. here's white house and senior foreign affairs correspondent margaret brennan. >> it violates the st
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we will look at it and see whether it violates the letter of the deal and we will act accordingly. >> reporter: iran's top diplomat, javad zarif, said new sanctions announced today by the trump administration are poisoning already strained relations between the two countries. at stake is the 2015 deal to freeze iran's nuclear program that president trump has repeatedly criticized as rewarding a u.s. enemy. >> it's one of the worst deals i've ever witnessed. >> reporter: president trump wants to scrap the deal or renegotiate. president trump said it's a bad deal for americans and that there are flaws in it. >> it isn't. it isn't. well, no deal is completely acceptable to everybody. >> reporter: you're saying iran is not willing to negotiate? >> this is a multilateral deal approved by the security council. it's not a bilateral deal to be withdrawn from or to be renegotiated. >> reporter: the white house accuses iran of supporting terrorists in syria and iraq, but zarif disputed that and
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saudi arabia. >> these are the countries that are producing terrorists for you, and the united states is going after iran. i don't know why. >> reporter: another irritant, the travel ban on six majority muslim countries, including iran. >> what the united states has done against the iranian people over the past several months has been really repugnant. >> reporter: you think it's up to president trump to show some goodwill? >> i certainly think it is up to the u.s. government to stop sending all these hostile signals. >> reporter: there are also at least three americans detained in iran, which zarif acknowledged isn't helping. the most recent is a princeton scholar who was given a ten-year sentence for what the u.s. calls "fabricated charges." anthony? >> mason: margaret, thanks. coming up next on the "cbs evening news," mystery surrounds the death of a ten-year-old, a victim of the opioid epidemic.
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casualties of the opioid crisis, but how the drugs ended up in his system is a mystery. omar villafranca is in miami. >> reporter: investigators say fifth grader alton banks died on june 23rd after a visit to a community pool here in miami's overtown neighborhood. he began vomiting after coming home and later that evening his mother found him unresponsive. preliminary toxicology tests showed the ten-year-old had a mix of fentanyl and heroin in his system. miami-dade state attorney katherine fernandez rundle. >> we don't know where he got it. we don't believe at this point it was in his home. we believe that it was somewhere between the park or the pool or the sidewalk or maybe he touched something. >> reporter: investigators say that alton may have been exposed to the deadly drugs during his walk home. police say that the poverty- stricken overtown neighborhood has seen an increase in overdoses the past year. >> it totally just threw me. >> reporter: jessie davis is alton banks' neighbor.
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grandchildren. >> it could be anywhere. you just have to pray and talk to them, and hopefully they learn and don't pick it up or touch things. that's all i can do is tell them. >> reporter: according to the medical examiner's office, there were nearly 300 overdose deaths last year in the miami area involving fentanyl. the drug is so powerful, about two months ago a ohio police officer allegedly overdosed just by touching it. anthony? >> mason: omar villafranca with another victim of the opioid crisis. up next, the wildfire in the west could cut the power to a national park.
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in canada, a blanket of smoke covers much of british columbia where nearly 400 fires are raging. 40,000 people have been evacuated. dozens of homes have been destroyed. from fires to a hurricane, that's julia hawkins' nickname. on saturday she became the oldest woman to compete in the u.s.a. track and field masters championships at, get this, 101. hawkins set a record in the 100- meter dash for centenarians. just over 40 seconds. she knew it was important. as she put it, "i gave up my nap for this." we'll be back in a moment. >> this portion of the cbs news is sponsored by:
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>> mason: we end tonight with a story you don't know about first lunar landing in the summer of 1969. the woman who rescued a precious artifact from the dustbin of history. here's jim axelrod. >> that's one small step for man... >> reporter: neil armstrong's giant leap for mankind onto the moon allowed him to make several small scoops there, as well. >> he's got this little sort of little bag on the rim. >> reporter: collecting lunar dust and rocks in a specially designed decontamination bag to bring home. the rocks became national treasures. the bag not so much. forgotten about until resurfacing three years ago on a government auction web site that space enthusiast nancy carlson liked to check out. >> i did see a bag that was
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small one, with a number on it. and included the words "moon dust." >> reporter: she quickly slapped down her $995, and a week later, history arrived. >> it was like finding the holy grail. >> reporter: but found was almost lost again for nancy. just to be sure it was from "apollo 11," she sent the bag off to nasa so they could test the dust embedded in the fabric. >> a very powdery surface. >> and that's where things started to go off the rails, to put it nicely. >> reporter: nasa told carlson, yes, her bag had been to the moon, but no they would not be returning it, since they said, it never should have been sold to start with. nancy had to sue to get her bag back. she won, though the publicity convinced her the bag wouldn't be safe in her home, so thursday the 48th anniversary of the moon landing, nancy will auction it off. that's moon dust? >> yes. >> reporter: cassandra hatton is with sotheby's.
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moon dust, you get it. you don't need to be american to understand why this is important. and that's also what's exciting is i can talk to a five-year-old in china and they would get excited about this. >> reporter: the bag is expected to fetch $2 million and $4 million. not a bad return on nancy's $995 investment. >> i found a piece of history that everybody forgot about. so that's my great gratification in all of this. i saved it from being lost. >> reporter: nearly half a century later, thanks to nancy carlson's internet trolling... >> and we're go for landing on the moon. >> reporter: ...there is a new footnote to the greatest adventure story in human history. >> it's very pretty out here. >> very pretty. that's the overnight news for this wednesday. for some of you, the news continues, for others, check back later for the morning news and, of course, "cbs this
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i'm anthony mason, thanks for watching. this is the "cbs overnight news." >> welcome to the overnight news. >> the republican's party seven year request is officially doa, and the threat by the leaders to repeal obamacare and replace it sometime in the future is facing a similar fate. president trump says he's ready to let the whole thing fail. here's the details. >> reporter: senate republicans reeling today after their hail mary pass fell short. three moderate republican women announced they would not vote to repeal obamacare without a replacement.
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three moderate republican women announced they would not vote to repeal obamacare without a replacement. west virginia's shelly moore capito said, "i did not come to washington to hurt people." maine's susan collins agreed. >> i believe it would cause the insurance markets to go into turmoil, and i don't think it is the right way to proceed. >> reporter: she's got back-up from the non-partisan congressional budget office, which determined that a 2015 repeal bill with no replacement would have pushed 18 million people off insurance within a year. the c.b.o. says that this approach decimates the individual market. >> this may not be a viable option, but we all voted for it before. so repealing we're all for. replacing we're all over the board. >> reporter: so all over the board that two replacement plans are now in the dustbin. senate moderates opposed the deep medicaid cuts, while conservatives said too much of obamacare was being left in place. >> well, we'd like to see the senate move on something. >> reporter: under pressure today from the house and the white house... >> and congress needs to do their job now. >> reporter:...senate leader mitch mcconnell announced he obll hold a vote to repeal
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even though he knows it can't pass. if that vote fails, do you then begin working with democrats? >> we'll have to see what happens. we will have demonstrated that republicans by themselves are not prepared at this particular point to do a replacement. >> kill that bill! >> reporter: democrats said it was proof grassroots opposition works. on twitter they hailed everyone who sent letters, made calls, or attended a town hall. massachusetts senator ed markey. >> it's a great day. it's a great victory for the healthcare of the american people. >> reporter: the g.o.p. chair of the senate health committee announced this afternoon that he will soon begin holding hearings on ways to stabilize the individual insurance market, and that is a big change, because up until now, republicans have not been willing to consider changes to obamacare that do not involve repeal. still more
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donald trump jr.'s meeting with a room full of russians promising to provide dirt on hillary clinton, and you'll soon be able to hear the details yourself. special counsel robert mueller cleared both don jr. and the president's former campaign manager to testify publicly before congress. here's the latest. >> reporter: the lawyers said he doesn't remember saying a single word left scratching his head and wondering, why am i here? he is examining whether the trump campaign conspired with the russian government. >> there is nothing there. >> last week, the president's son said he agreed to the meetg
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believe the kremlin had negative information about hillary clinton. instead, he's said the russians really wanted to talk about reversing sanctions imposed by the obama administration. the meeting took place at the behest of the family. a russian billionaire has close ties to russian president putin, and kaveladze's was the man in the trump tower meeting. on the eve of the pageant, he attended this dipper in las vegas as they dined with mr. trump. kaveladze's name has surfaced before. in 2000, a government report said a businessman later identified as kaveladze had set up hundreds of accounts for russian brokers in two u.s. banks. the report said the accounts were used to possibly launder over $1 billion from russian and eastern european companies. kaveladze was not charged in that case. his lawyer said at the time that he did nothing illegal, and he accused the g.a.o. of a witch-
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there's outrage in minneapolis over the police shooting of an unarmed yoga woman. the victim, a white woman, the shooter, a black cop. so far, answers are few and far between. jamie yuccas was there. >> reporter: 40-year-old justine damond, a yoga instructor and life coach, was described by many who knew her as a bright light. >> what i wanted to do was make miracles the norm. >> reporter: today damond's father spoke from australia. >> we only ask that the light of justice shine down on the circumstances of her death. >> reporter: the officer who fired the fatal shot is mohamed noor, a second-year officer with the minneapolis police department, the first somali- american officer hired for the fifth precinct. his hiring was seen as a way to build trust between an immigrant community and law enforcement. abdi bihi is a community leader. >> we have an officer who community members held in high regard who is involved in her
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death. and that's why people are demanding answers. >> reporter: since joining the department, officer noor has had three complaints filed against him. he was sued after an incident in may in which a woman says he treated her roughly during a police call. on saturday, damond called 911 to report a suspected sexual assault in an alley near her home. >> reporter: according to law enforcement, damond was standing officer who minnesota bureau of cll apprehension noor's participant-k lates tonight the minneapolis police department plans to give more details about what happened. transcript of the 9/11 calls in just a short time but what won't be released ask videos, both cameras western turned off at the time of the incident.
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two from the vatican on trial, charged with siphoning off a half million dollars to pay for renovations for a well-known cardinal's apartment. >> reporter: the trial has the hallmarks of a tv crime drama. two former administrators of the vatican's bambino gesu hospital are accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 in hospital funds to pay for the renovations of a sprawling 3,200 square foot apartment belonging to cardinal tarcisio bertone. giuseppe profiti, the former hospital president, had defended the scheme, saying the money was an investment because the cardinal's apartment would be used for hospital fund-raisers. bertone, the vatican's number two under pope benedict, was not charged and insists he knew nothing about the diverted funds. this takes place as pope francis is trying
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this is the "cbs overnight news." willie nelson is on the road again with another tire through the u.s. and canada. legendary singer and song writer is 84 years old, but he still performs about 100 live shows a year. we caught up with him, where else? on the road. ♪ i woke up feeling like that again today ♪ >> reporter: how in the world did you come up with that song? >> oh, i don't know. ♪ i woke up feeling not dead again today ♪ >> i've been killed several times throughout the years, so i thought i'd write something funny about it. >> reporter: easy for
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nelson to laugh off the greatly exaggerated rumors of his demise, and at 84, he's on the road again, performing and writing music. ♪ ♪ take a look in the mirror >> reporter: his last album was his 110th, give or take. with songs like "still not dead," and "old-timer" ♪ old-timer >> reporter: this is about being alive, is that hard for you? >> no. no. do you remember one of the deep thinkers, he said, you should look at death and comedy with the same tone, and i believe that.
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. >> reporter: your life, i'm right there with you, buddy, you're at the top of your powers right now. writing songs -- >> you know, i think age is just a number. it's the way, you know, heard it all my life, it's not how old you are, it's how you feel, and i've been lucky health-wise and career-wise, everything, and i have not really got anything to complain about. >> reporter: it was not always so. ♪ ain't it funny how time slips away ♪ >> reporter: early on, nelson left his native texas for nashville. he made a name for himself writing hits for others. like patsy cline. nashville liked his songs, but his singing? not so much. i heard that you became so dejected at one poiou
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out and laid down in the middle of the street hoping that a car would run over you. >> in nashville. of course, it was midnight. there was not a lot of traffic. [ laughter ] no car came, no car got me. >> reporter: what were those days like? >> wild and crazy. i was going through, you know, one relationship after another, one divorce after another, and those things make you write songs if you're a song writer, that's where you get your material, from all your headaches and heart aches. >> reporter: nelson went back to texas, changed his look, and changed his tune. ♪ whisky river >> grand ol opry, spiced with hippy and red neck. ♪ mamas don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys ♪ >> reporter: with his friend,
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waylon jennings, a new raw sound, outlaw country. ♪ let them be doctors and lawyers and such ♪ >> reporter: through the years, nelson's music came to transcend j generas, winning eight grammys and honored never imagined. ♪ the things i should have said ♪ >> reporter: what is it that set your songs apart? i mean, somebody said one time country music is three-fourths truth. ♪ you were always on my mind >> you know, you can have more than three quarters. >> you had a lot more chords. >> truth matters. ♪ when the evening sun goes down ♪ >> what causes you to come up with these songs that people say, oh, that's right? >> i don't know. i'm just writing what i'm
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thinking. ♪ ain't no good life ♪ but it's my life >> if it comes out pretty good, i'll write it out and get a melody to it, but i'm just writing what i'm thinking off the top of my head. >> reporter: when he's not traveling on his bus to one of the more than 100 shows he still does every year, willie splits time between a home in maui where he hangs with woody harrelson -- >> that's 20. >> reporter: and his ranch outside austin, complete with an old west town he named luck. >> i live right up there. >> reporter: when we dropped by, 3,000 fans filled the town for the luck reunion, the brain child of willie's great niece. ♪
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reunion? >> started as a one-day event celebrating singers and song wrs iterwho were kind of forging their path in the same vain willie is, doing their own thing without compromise. >> you hear a lot of good music, hang out, have a good time, turned out to be real good. ♪ >> reporter: things didn't always turn out real good for willie. ♪ blue eyes crying in the rain >> reporter: back in the '90s, there was the little matter of back taxes he owed uncle sam. i got to say, you're the only guitar picker from texas i ever knew or heard of that owed the federal government $32 million. >> it's funny when you think about it.
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funny at the time. he worked it out and paid it off. why didn't you declare bankruptcy? >> i don't believe in that. i believe if i owe people money, i want to pay it. ♪ i'm not leaving, don't sit around and cry ♪ ♪ roll me up a smoke before i die ♪ >> reporter: nelson's been arrested more than once for possession of marijuana. i want to ask you a little about pot. >> you got one? >> reporter: no. these days he's in the cannabis business in places where it's legal. ♪ it's all going to pot whether we like it or not ♪ >> for myself, it's good for me, and keeps me from going off and doing crazy things, i relax and play music and sit around and visit and act like a grown up. >> reporter: i heard willie say you married a better man
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his other wife. >> no, i did. i got him after every else trained him. >> reporter: amy nelson is his fourth wife, but they've been together more than 31 years. >> reporter: what's it like to be married to willie? >> it's not boring. it's never boring. he has a lot of energy. i think his goal is to -- there's 23 years between us, but i think his goal is to wear me out so we're both the same age. ♪ on the road again ♪ going places that i've never been ♪ >> reporter: do you think you'll ever retire? >> what do i quit? i play music and a little golf. i don't want to quit either one of those. ♪ on the road again ♪ we go down the highway ♪ we're the best of friends >> reporter: for willie nelson, the way to stop
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to speed up. ♪ on the road again >> reporter: he said one time, we don't ask to get old, we just get old, and then he said, if you're lucky, you may get old too. >> yeah, yeah. ♪ i can't wait to get on the road again ♪ >> reporter: you and i have been lucky. >> we have been. we're still here. we woke up still not dead again. 99.9% of bacteria without any harsh chemical residue. lysol. what it takes to protect.
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the massachusetts institute of technology hosted a tech conference this week showing off the latest in robotics and artificial intelligence. dana jacobson shows us what's on the digital horizon. >> reporter: who or what am i looking at here? >> this is the great innovation of u-me, meaning you and me, and we can work hand in hand with human beings. >> reporter: it's a cobot, new breed of robot that could revolutionize the assembly line. makes paper airplanes, solves the rubix cube and helps a person with multiple sclerosis play chess. this is a robot that helps humans think more and do less. >> one idea we kind of thought about was, well, can the bot help a human
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furniture or something like that. >> reporter: we'd all love that. the artificial intelligence lab is developing robots like baxter learning from mistakes by reading your brain waves and transmitting your thoughts. i wear the cap, i look at a the robot doing the task, it's wrong, and i think he picked up the leg, not the arm, and suddenly, something's transmitted to the robot? >> yes. >> reporter: the researchers assure us they are not teaching robots to read our minds. >> imagine a world with many robots. >> reporter: but the director imagines the possibility of seeing man and machine working hand in hand. >> machines read more scans in a day than a physician sees in a lifetime, but the machine will not have the same creativity, so i like to think of machines and people as working together. machines doing what they are
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they are best at. >> reporter: not everyone thinks that's a match made in heaven. musk warned this poses a existential threat to humanity. >> they will be doing everything better than us. i'm quitting -- i mean, all of us. >> reporter: he said if we don't regulate our artificial intelligence, it's a danger for human kind, mankind. what do you think? >> you can't stop technology from changing the world and evolving, but we can anticipate the changes and put the rules in place to make sure that the changes are for the better. >> it will take a lot of time for a robot to become human-like, so a robot could do this interview with you and then take a cab back home, you know, that could take decades. >> reporter: he's the president of robotics in motion, the company that developed the collaborative industrial ro
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>> i think what's important is artificial intellige
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there's a love story unfolding in oregon between a man and his goose. we found their story on the road to the lake. >> reporter: i heard of lakes where fish jump right into your boat. this was ridiculous. that is a 10-pound canadian goose. it's a little disconcerning. her name, kya, has a huge crush on the owner of the boat. mike and his stalker goose friend here live on the lake outside portland, oregon where every day, h
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over, and she says, no, it's not. she fell for mike two years ago after being abandon by her mother. >> a friend noticed her drowning in the water, desperate, alone, and any minute would have been run over by a boat. >> reporter: so mike took her in and took her everywhere. >> i figured i would keep it alive long enough to be an adult and it'd go on its way. but she never left. i tried to get rid of her, driven her miles away and left her in the middle of nowhere, come back home, and she's home before i am. >> reporter: the goose imprinted on mike. >> she's everywhere. >> reporter: going into town in a coffee shop, she's on his heels, and she would have stuck closer if i was alone. >> when girls comes around, if she's a threat, she knows. she's smart enough to know who the threats are and who they are
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not. >> reporter: she's very serious. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: truth be told, at this point, mike is equally submit e submiten. today i this is a game, a chance for exercise and mike to enjoy a close encounter with an incredible trusting friend. she's baek over tail feathers for this guy, and not taking chances. unlike humans, you let them go to see if they come back, she believes if you love someone, why chance them getting away when you can fly faster? on the road in oregon. that's the overnight news for this wednesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back a little later for the "morning news," and, of course, "cbs
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york, good night. >> mason: resting in pieces. >> when we finally get a chance to repeal and replace, they don't take advantage of it. >> the senate health care bill dies, is this plan b? >> we'll let obamacare fail, and then the democrats are going to come to us. >> he watonts throw up his hands rather than roll up his sleeves and work with us. >> mason: also tonight, a ten-year-old miami boy is one of the youngest casualties of the opioid epidemic. scandal at the vatican. funds for a children's hospital allegedly used to renovate a cardinal's apartment. >> this really plays to the stereotype of out of touch arrogant cardinals growing fat on the wealth of the church. >> mason: and the man on the
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on earth about to clean up. >> i found a piece of history that everybody forgot about. this is the "cbs overnight news." they control the white house and the congress, but republicans could not deliver on the promise they've been making since the day obamacare became law, to repeal and replace it. in a humiliating defeat, senate g.o.p. leaders could not muster the votes today to do either. democrats called on republicans to work with them now not to replace obamacare but to fix it. nancy cordes is at the capitol. >> this is not a good day. >> reporter: senate republicans were reeling today after their hail mary pass fell short. three moderate republican women announced they would not vote to pe
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replacement. west virginia's shelly moore capito said, "i did not come to washington to hurt people." maine's susan collins agreed. >> i believe it would cause the insurance markets to go into turmoil, and i don't think it is the right way to proceed. >> reporter: she's got back-up from the non-partisan congressional budget office, which determined that a 2015 repeal bill with no replacement would have pushed 18 million people off insurance within a year. the c.b.o. says that this approach decimates the individual market. >> this may not be a viable option, but we all voted for it before. so repealing we're all for. replacing we're all over the board. >> reporter: so all over the board that two replacement plans are now in the dustbin. senate moderates opposed the deep medicaid cuts, while conservatives said too much of obamacare was being left in place. >> well, we'd like to see the senate move on something. >> reporter: under pressure today from the house and the white house... >> and congress needs to do their job now. >> reporter:...senate leader mitch mcconnell announced he will hold a vote to repeal
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pass. if that vote fails, do you then begin working with democrats? >> we'll have to see what happens. we will have demonstrated that republicans by themselves are not prepared at this particular point to do a replacement. >> kill that bill! >> reporter: democrats said it was proof grassroots opposition works. on twitter they hailed everyone who sent letters, made calls, or attended a town hall. massachusetts senator ed markey. >> it's a great day. it's a great victory for the healthcare of the american people. >> reporter: the g.o.p. chair of the senate health committee announced this afternoon that he will soon begin holding hearings on ways to stabilize the individual insurance market, and that is a big change, because up until now, republicans have not been willing to consider changes to obamacare that do not involve repeal. anthony?
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capitol. thank you, nancy. over at the white house, the president threatened to let obamacare fall apart and put the blame on the democrats. here's chip reid. >> i would say i'm disappointed in what took place. >> reporter: president trump interrupted a lunch with afghan war veterans to vent his frustration over the failed republican healthcare bill. >> i'm sitting in the oval office right next door, pen in hand, waiting to sign something. >> reporter: he pointed the finger of blame primarily at democrats. but that's a difficult argument to make when republicans control the white house and both houses of congress, and after he promised again and again that he would get it done. >> we get rid of obamacare, and we have a great life altogether. you're going to have such great healthcare at a tiny fraction of the cost. and it's going to be so easy. we're going to get this passed through the senate. i feel so confident.
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>> reporter: but today he appeared to have given up hope of passing anything. >> and i think we're probably in that position where we'll just let obamacare fail. i'm not going to own it. i can tell you the republicans are not going to own it. >> reporter: the problem with that is that millions of people, including many trump supporters, depend on the law for their healthcare. senate democratic leader chuck schumer accused the president of trying to sabotage the law. >> he is actively, actively trying to undermine the healthcare system in this country using millions of americans as political pawns in a cynical game. >> reporter: the president said today that the solution is to get more republicans elected to congress, but even if he can accomplish that, that new congress wouldn't be in place until the year 2019. anthony? >> mason: chip reid at the white house, thanks. it turns out this meeting
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between president trump and russian president vladimir putin at the g-20 summit in hamburg earlier this month was not the only one. late today the white house confirmed putin and mr. trump had another previously undisclosed informal meeting that evening. we do not know what was discussed. and now more about that infamous meeting at trump tower last year involving donald trump, jr. the number of attendees we know about is up to eight. here's jeff pegues. >> reporter: today ike kaveladze, a soviet-born businessman who came to the u.s. in 1991, was identified by his lawyer as yet another person who attended donald trump, jr.,'s meeting in trump tower in june 2016. the lawyer, scott balber, said kaveladze doesn't remember saying a single word, left scratching his head, and wondering, why am i here? balber says investigators for special counsel robert mueller have asked to talk to kaveladze. mueller is examining whether the trump campaign conspired with the russian government. >> there is nothing there. >> reporter: last week the president's son said he agreed
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to the meeting because he was led to believe the kremlin had negative information about hillary clinton. instead he has said the russians really wanted to talk about reversing sanctions imposed by the obama administration. the meeting took place at the behest of the agalorov family. aras agalorov is a russian billionaire oligarch with close ties to russian president vladimir putin. kaveladze was the agalorov's man in the trump tower meeting. in 2013 on the eve of the miss u.s.a. pageant, he attended this dinner in las vegas with the agalorovs as they dined with mr. trump. kaveladze's name has surfaced before. in 2000, a government report said a businessman later identified as kaveladze had set up hundreds of accounts for russian brokers in two u.s. banks. the report said the accounts were used to possibly launder over $1 billion from russian and eastern european companies. kaveladze was not charged in that case. his lawyer said at the time that he did nothing illegal, and he
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this is the "cbs overnight news." the minneapolis police chief is calling for an outside investigation into the shooting death of a yoga teacher by an officer saturday night, but the department has said next to nothing about how it happened. jamie yuccas now on what she's learned. >> reporter: 40-year-old justine damond, a yoga instructor and life coach, was described by many who knew her as a bright light. >> what i wanted to do was make miracles the norm. >> reporter: today damond's father spoke from australia. >> we only ask that the light of justice shine down on the circumstances of her death. >> reporter: the officer who fired the fatal shot is mohamed noor, a second-year officer with the minneapolis police department, the first somali- american officer hired for the fifth precinct. his hiring was seen as a way to
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build trust between an immigrant community and law enforcement. abdi bihi is a community leader. >> we have an officer who community members held in high regard who is involved in her death. and that's why people are demanding answers. >> reporter: since joining the department, officer noor has had three complaints filed against him. he was sued after an incident in may in which a woman says he treated her roughly during a police call. on saturday, damond called 911 to report a suspected sexual assault in an alley near her home. >> reporter: according to law enforcement, damond was standing at the window of the car, and was shot. >> she's such a sweet
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my life and other people's loss it's a huge loss, huge. >> reporter: the prime minister of australia is also demanding answers today. anthony, city of minneapolis is expected to release a full transcript of the 911 calls in a a short time, but what's not released is any video because the police officers' body cameras and camera in the squad car were both turned off at the time of the shooting incident. >> a lot of unanswered questions in minneapolis. thank you, jamie. the prosecutor in cincinnati said the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black driver during a traffic stop will not face a third trial. two previous juries deadlocked on murder and manslaughter charges against ray tensing, who was fired after being indicted. tensing testified that he feared for his life when he shot sam dubose two years ago tomorrow. at the vatican today, two civilians went on trial for allegedly violating at least one of the ten commandments, the one
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here's seth doane. >> reporter: the trial has the hallmarks of a tv crime drama. two former administrators of the vatican's bambino gesu hospital are accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 in hospital funds to pay for the renovations of a sprawling 3,200 square foot apartment belonging to cardinal tarcisio bertone. giuseppe profiti, the former hospital president, had defended the scheme, saying the money was an investment because the cardinal's apartment would be used for hospital fund-raisers. bertone, the vatican's number two under pope benedict, was not charged and insists he knew nothing about the diverted funds. >> a scandal like this really plays to the stereotype of out- of-touch arrogant cardinals growing fat on the wealth of the church. >> reporter: candida moss, a professor of theology at the university of notre dame, says no less than the credibility of pope francis is at stake.
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this trial, if we don't see a prosecution, people will wonder if francis is really serious about financial reforms. >> reporter: the hospital is one of europe's leading pediatric centers. first lady melania trump paid a visit there in may. recently pope francis said one of the worst cancers in the hospital is corruption. this vatican court proceeding takes place, anthony, as pope francis is trying to tidy up the finances of the vatican. the next hearing will be in early september. >> mason: seth doane at the vatican. thanks, seth. late last night the trump administration grudgingly confirmed that iran is complying with the terms of the international nuclear deal. hours later it accused iran of stirring up trouble in other ways in the middle east and slapped new economic sanctions on 18 iranian individuals and
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here's white house and senior foreign affairs correspondent margaret brennan. >> it violates the spirit of the deal. we will look at it and see whether it violates the letter of the deal and we will act accordingly. >> reporter: iran's top diplomat, javad zarif, said new sanctions announced today by the trump administration are poisoning already strained relations between the two countries. at stake is the 2015 deal to freeze iran's nuclear program that president trump has repeatedly criticized as rewarding a u.s. enemy. >> it's one of the worst deals i've ever witnessed. >> reporter: president trump wants to scrap the deal or renegotiate. president trump said it's a bad deal for americans and that there are flaws in it. >> it isn't. it isn't. well, no deal is completely acceptable to everybody. >> reporter: you're saying iran is not willing to negotiate? >> this is a multilateral deal approved by the security council. it not a bilateral deal to be withdrawn from or to be renegotiated. >> reporter: the white house accuses iran of supporting terrorists in syria and iraq,
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placed blame on u.s. allies like saudi arabia. >> these are the countries that are producing terrorists for you, and the united states is going after iran. i don't know why. >> reporter: another irritant, the travel ban on six majority muslim countries, including iran. >> what the united states has done against the iranian people over the past several months has been really repugnant. >> reporter: you think it's up to president trump to show some goodwill? >> i certainly think it is up to the u.s. government to stop sending all these hostile signals. >> reporter: there are also at least three americans detained in iran, which zarif acknowledged isn't helping. the most recent is a princeton sclar who was given a ten-year sentence for what the u.s. calls "fabricated charges." anthony? >> mason: margaret, thanks. coming up next on the "cbs evening news," mystery surrounds the death of a ten-year-old, a victim of the opioid epidemic.
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a 10-year-old boy has become one of the youngest casualties of the opioid crisis, but how the drugs end the up in his system is a mystery. omar villafranca is in miami. >> reporter: investigators say fifth grader alton banks died on june 23 after a visit to a community pool here in miami's overtown neighborhood. he began vomiting after coming home and later that evening his mother found him unresponsive. preliminary toxicology tests showed the 10-year-old had a mix of fentanyl and heroin in his system. miami-dade state attorney katherine fernandez rundle. >> we don't know where he got it. we don't believe at this point it was in his home. we believe that it was somewhere between the park or the pool or the sidewalk or maybe he touched something. >> reporter: investigators say that alton may have been exposed to the deadly drugs during his walk home. police say that the poverty- stricken overtown neighborhood has seen an increase in overdoses the past year. >> it totally just threw me. >> reporter: jessie davis is alton banks' neighbor. she worries for her own grandchildren.
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>> it could be anywhere. you just have to pray and talk to them, and hopefully they learn and don't pick it up or touch things. that's all i can do is tell them. >> reporter: according to the medical examiner's office, there were nearly 300 overdose deaths last year in the miami area involving fentanyl. the drug is so powerful, about two months ago a ohio police officer allegedly overdosed just by touching it. anthony? >> mason: omar villafranca with another victim of the opioid crisis. up next, the wildfire in the west could cut the power to a national park.
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where nearly 400 fires are raging. 40,000 people have been evacuated. dozens of homes have been destroyed. from fires to a "hurricane," that's julia hawkins' nickname. on saturday she became the oldest woman to compete in the u.s.a. track and field masters championships at, get this, 101. hawkins set a record in the 100-meter dash for centenarians. just over 40 seconds. she knew it was important. as she put it, "i gave up my nap for this." we'll be back in a moment. >> this portion of the cbs news is sponsored by:
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we end tonight with a story you don't know with the first lunar landing in the summer of 1969. the woman who rescued a precious artifact from the dustbin of history. here's jim axelrod. >> that's one small step for man... >> reporter: neil armstrong's giant leap for mankind onto the moon allowed him to make several small scoops there, as well. >> he's got this little sort of little bag on the rim. >> reporter: collecting lunar dust and rocks in a specially designed decontamination bag to bring home. the rocks became national treasures. the bag not so much. forgotten about until resurfacing three years ago on a government auction web site that space enthusiast nancy carlson liked to check out. >> i did see a bag that was
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small one, with a number on it. and included the words "moon dust." >> reporter: she quickly slapped down her $995, and a week later, history arrived. >> it was like finding the holy grail. >> reporter: but found was almost lost again for nancy. just to be sure it was from "apollo 11," she sent the bag off to nasa so they could test the dust embedded in the fabric. >> a very powdery surface. >> and that's where things started to go off the rails, to put it nicely. >> reporter: nasa told carlson, yes, her bag had been to the moon, but no they would not be returning it, since they said, it never should have been sold to start with. nancy had to sue to get her bag back. she won, though the publicity convinced her the bag wouldn't be safe in her home, so thursday the 48th anniversary of the moon landing, nancy will auction it off. that's moon dust? >> yes. >> reporter: cassandra hatton is
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with sotheby's. >> if i just say neil armstrong moon dust, you get it. you don't need to be american to understand why this is important. and that's also what's exciting is i can talk to a five-year-old in china and they would get excited about this. >> reporter: the bag is expected to fetch $2 million and $4 million. not a bad return on nancy's $995 investment. >> i found a piece of history that everybody forgot about. so that's my great gratification in all of this. i saved it from being lost. >> reporter: nearly half a century later, thanks to nancy carlson's internet trolling... >> and we're go for landing on the moon. >> reporter: ...there is a new footnote to the greatest adventure story in human history. >> it's very pretty out here. >> very pretty. that's the overnight news for this wednesday. for some, the news continues. others, check back later for the morning news, and, of course, "cbs this morning," from the broadca broadcast center
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city, i'm anthony mason, thank you for watching. this is the "cbs overnight news." welcome, i'm don daylor. the seven year quest to repeal and replace the affordable care act is doa, and the threat by gop leaders to simply repeal obamacare and replace it sometime in the future is facing a similar fate. president trump says he's ready to let the whole thing fail. nancy cordes has details. >> this is not a good day. >> reporter: senate republicans reeling after the hail mary pass fell short. three moderate republican women announced they would not vote to repeal obamacare without a replacement. west virginia's shelly moore capito said, "i did not come to washington to hurt people." maine's susan collins agreed. >> i believe it would caus
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turmoil, and i don't think it is the right way to proceed. >> reporter: she's got back-up from the non-partisan congressional budget office, which determined that a 2015 repeal bill with no replacement would have pushed 18 million people off insurance within a year. the c.b.o. says that this approach decimates the individual market. >> this may not be a viable option, but we all voted for it before. so repealing we're all for. replacing we're all over the board. >> reporter: so all over the board that two replacement plans are now in the dustbin. senate moderates opposed the deep medicaid cuts, while conservatives said too much of obamacare was being left in place. >> well, we'd like to see the senate move on something. >> reporter: under pressure today from the house and the white house... >> and congress needs to do their job now. >> reporter:...senate leader mitch mcconnell announced he will hold a vote to repeal obamacare without a replacement
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even though he knows it can't pass. if that vote fails, do you then begin working with democrats? >> we'll have to see what happens. we will have demonstrated that republicans by themselves are not prepared at this particular point to do a replacement. >> kill that bill! >> reporter: democrats said it was proof grassroots opposition works. on twitter they hailed everyone who sent letters, made calls, or attended a town hall. massachusetts senator ed markey. >> it's a great day. it's a great victory for the healthcare of the american people. >> reporter: the g.o.p. chair of the senate health committee announced this afternoon that he will soon begin holding hearings on ways to stabilize the individual insurance market, and that is a big change, because up until now, republicans have not been willing to consider changes to obamacare that do not involve repeal. anthony? more deta
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donald trump jr.'s meeting with the russians, and soon, you can hear the details yourself. the special counsel cleared both don jr. and the president's former campaign manager to testify publicly before congress.& he was identified by his lawyer as another person who attended the meeting in trump tower in june 2016. the lawyer said he does not remember saying a single word, left scratching his head, and wondering, why am i here? he said investigators for special counsel asked to talk and asked whether they conspired with the russian government. >> there is nothing there. >> he said he greed to the meeting ca
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believe the creme lip had negative information about hillary clinton. instead he has said the russians really wanted to talk about reversing sanctions imposed by the obama administration. the meeting took place at the behest of the agalorov family. aras agalorov is a russian billionaire oligarch with close ties to russian president vladimir putin. kaveladze was the agalorov's man in the trump tower meeting. in 2013 on the eve of the miss u.s.a. pageant, he attended this dinner in las vegas with the agalorovs as they dined with mr. trump. kaveladze's name has surfaced before. in 2000, a government report said a businessman later identified as kaveladze had set up hundreds of accounts for russian brokers in two u.s. banks. the report said the accounts were used to possibly launder over $1 billion from russian and eastern european companies. kaveladze was not charged in that case. his lawyer said at the time that he did nothing illegal, and he accused the g.a.o. of a wih-
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there's outrage in minneapolis over the police shooting of an unarmed yoga instructor. the victim, a white woman, the shooter, a black cop, who fired his gun while sitting inside the squad car. so far answers are far and few between. jamie yuccas is there. >> reporter: 40-year-old justine damond, a yoga instructor and life coach, was described by many who knew her as a bright light. >> what i wanted to do was make miracles the norm. >> reporter: today damond's father spoke from australia. >> we only ask that the light of justice shine down on the circumstances of her death. >> reporter: the officer who fired the fatal shot is mohamed noor, a second-year officer with the minneapolis police department. the first somali-american officer hired for the fifth precinct. his hiring was seen as a way to build trust between an immigrant community and law enforcement. abdi bihi is a community leader. >> we have an officer who community members held in high regard who is involved in her death.
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and that's why people are demanding answers. >> reporter: since joining the department, officer noor has had three complaints filed against him. he was sued after an incident in may in which a woman says he treated her roughly during a police call. on saturday, damond called 911 to report a suspected sexual assault in an alley near her home. >> reporter: according to law enforcement, damond was standing at the driver's window of a squad car when officer noor opened fire from the passenger seat. the bullet passed in front of his partner and went through the open window, fatally striking damond. they will release the 911 calls in a short time, but what's not released? the video because the police officers' body cameras as well as the squad car camera were both off at the time of the incident. there's another scandal rocking the roman catholic church. two former executives of a
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vatican-owned children's hospital are on trial. they are charged with sooia hal million dollars going to an apartment. >> reporter: the trial has the hallmarks of a tv crime drama. two former administrators of the vatican's bambino gesu hospital are accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 in hospital funds to pay for the renovations of a sprawling 3,200-foot apartment belonging to cardinal tarcisio bertone. giuseppe profiti, the former hospital president, had defended the scheme, saying the money was an investment because the cardinal's apartment would be used for hospital fund-raisers. bertone, the vatican's number two under pope benedict, was not charged and insists he knew nothing about the diverted funds. this takes place as they t
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this is the "cbs overnight news." >> willie nelson is on the road again. he's 84 years old, but he's still performing about 100 live shows a year. bob scheiffer caught up with him, where else, but on the road. ♪ i woke up still not dead again today ♪ ♪ the internet said i passed away ♪ >> reporter: how in the world did you come up with that song? >> oh, i don't know. ♪ i woke up still not dead again today ♪ >> i've been kill several times throughout the years, so i wrote something funny about it. >> reporter: it's easy to
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rumors of his demise at 84, he's on the road again, performing, writing music. ♪ you think you're still the humble writer ♪ ♪ take a look in the mirror >> reporter: the last album "god's problem child" was his 110th, give or take, with songs like "still not dead" and "old-timer." ♪ old-timer >> reporter: there's a theme here. this is about the order of life. is that hard for you? >> no, no. you remember the deep thinkers? he said, you should look at death and comedy with the same compass, and i believe that. >> reporter: your life, and i'm right there with you,
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else's life. you're at the top of your powers, i'd say, right now. writing songs. >> i think age is just a number. it's the way you, you know, heard it all my life, it's not how old you are, it's how you feel. i've been lucky with health-wise and career-wise, everything, and i have not really got anything to complain about. >> reporter: he was not always so. ♪ gee ain't it funny ♪ how time slips away >> reporter: early on, nelson left his native texas for nashville. he made a name for himself writing hits for others like patsy cline. nashville liked his songs, but his singing? not so much. i heard that you became so dejected at one point that you went out and laid
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middle of the street hoping that a car would run over you. in nashville. >> of course, it was midnight, there was not a lot of traffic. [ laughter ] >> reporter: but no car came? >> no car got me, though. >> reporter: what were those days like? >> oh, wild and crazy. i was going through, you know, one relationship after another, one divorce after another, and those things will make you write songs if you're a song writer, that's where you get your material, from all your headaches and heart aches. ♪ whisky river take my mind >> reporter: nelson went back to texas, changed his look and changed his tune. it was more good ol boy spiced with hippy and a little red neck. ♪ mamas don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys ♪ >> reporter: with his friend waylon jennings, came a
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sound. outlaw country. ♪ let them be doctors and lawyers and such ♪ >> reporter: through the years, nelson's music came to tran send generas winning eight grammys and honors he never imagined. ♪ little things i should have said ♪ >> reporter: what is it that sets your songs apart? i mean, somebody said one time, country music is three chords and the truth. ♪ you were always on my mind >> you can have more than three chords. >> reporter: you had a lot more chords. >> but the truth matters. ♪ when the evening sun goes down ♪ >> reporter: what causes you to come up with these songs that people say, well, that's right? >> i don't know. i'm just writing what i'm thinking.
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life ♪ ♪ but it's my life >> if it comes out pretty good, i'll write it down somewhere and come up with a melody to it, but i'm just writing what i'm thinking off the top of my head really. >> reporter: when he's not traveling on his bus to the more than 100 shows he still does every year, willie splits his time between a home in maui, where he hangs with friends like woody harrelson -- >> that's 20. >> reporter: and his ranch outside austin complete with an old west town he named luck. >> i just live right up there. >> reporter: when we dropped by, 3,000 fans filled the town for the luck reunion, the brain child of willie's great niece, ellie. what is the luck
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>> it started as a one-day event wrlebrating singendrs ag son iters who are kind of forging their path in the same vain as willie is, just, you know, doing their own thing without compromise. >> a lot of people, hear a lot of good music, hang out, have a good time. it's turned out to be real good. ♪ >> reporter: things didn't always turn out real good for willie. ♪ blue eyes crying in the rain >> reporter: back in the '90s, there was the little matter of back taxes he owed uncle sam. i got to say, you're the only guitar picker from texas i ever knew or heard of that owed the federal government $32 million. >> it's funny when you thi
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>> reporter: it was not funny to you at the time. he worked it out and paid it off. so why didn't you ever declare bankruptcy? >> i don't believe in that. you know, i believe if i owe some people some money, i want to pay it. ♪ ♪ roll me up and smoke one when i die ♪ >> reporter: nelson's been arrested more than once for possession of marijuana. i want to ask you a little about pot. >> you got one? >> reporter: no. these day, he's in the cannabis business in places where it's legal. ♪ it's all going to pot whether we like it or not ♪ >> reporter: why are you an advocate? >> for myself? it's good for me, keeps me from going off and doing crazy things. i can relax and play some music and sit around and visit and act like a grownup, i think. >> reporter: i heard willie say that you married a better man than his other
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>> no, i did. i got him after every else sort of trained him. >> reporter: annie nelson is willie's fourth wife, but they've been together more than 31 years. what's it like to be parmarried willie knollson nelson? >> it's never boring. he has a lot of energy. i think his goal is to -- there's 23 years between us, but i think his goal is to wear me out so we are both the same age. ♪ on the road again ♪ going places that i've never been ♪ >> reporter: you think you'll ever retire? >> why do you want me to quit? all i do is play music and a little golf, and i don't want to quit either one of those. ♪ on the road again ♪ like a band of gypsies we down the highway ♪ >> reporter: for
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the way to stop wearing up is to speed up. we don't ask to get old, we just get old, and them he said, if you're lucky, you may get old too. >> yeah, yeah. ♪ i can't wait to get on the road again ♪ >> you and i have been pretty lucky. >> we have, very lucky. ♪ we're still here. we woke up still not dead again. the other side of this... is they can be removed... easily. spray and wash's... powerful formula... removes over 100 stains. spray and wash. better on over 100 stains.
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the massachusetts institute of technology hosted a tech conference this week showing off the latest in robotics and artificial intelligence. dana jacobsen shows us the digital horizon. >> reporter: what am i looking at here? >> this is our great innovation that allows robots to work hand-in-hand with human beings. >> reporter: this is called a cobot, a new breed of robot that could revolutionize the assembly line. it makes paper airplanes, solves the r urgsubix cube and helps a person with multiple sclerosis play chess. this is a brain controlled robot that could help humans think more and do less. >> one idea we kind of thought about was, well, can the
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robot help a human assemble ikea furniture or something like that. >> reporter: we'd all love that. in this lab, stefanie and andre are developing robots like baxter who learning from your mistakes, by reading your brain waves. >> i wear the mask, i look he, he did it wrong, and suddenly, something's transmitted to the robot? >> that's the idea. >> reporter: the researchers assure us they are not teaching robots to read our minds. >> we imagine a world with many robots. >> reporter: but the lab's director imagines the possibility of someday seeing man and machine work hand in hand. >> a machine would be able to read more radiology scans in a day than a physician sees in a lifetime, but the meachine will not have the creativity so i like to think of machines and people as working to the. machines doing what they're best
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are best at. >> reporter: not everyone thinks it's a match made in heaven. tesla's ceo warned artificial intelligence poses an existential threat to humanity. >> robots will do everything better than us. i'm quitting -- i mean, all of us, you know. >> reporter: he said if we don't regulate artificial intelligence, that's a danger for mankind, human kind, way do you think in. >> you can't stop technology from evolving and from changing the world, but we can anticipate the changes, and we can put rules in place to make sure the changes are for the better. >> it will take a lot of time for a robot to become human-like, so a robot to do this interview with you and then go and take a cab back home, you know, that will take decades. >> reporter: he's the president of robotics in motion, the company that developed the
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collaborative industrial robot. >> what's important is artificial intelligence
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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, july 19th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." the white house confirms president held a previously undisclosed meeting with president vladimir putin earlier this month in germany. today republican senators meet with the president to discuss what comes next after their failed attempt to repeal and replace obamacare. and a fast growing wildfire forces evacuations, cuts power, and closes roads in central california. >>od

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