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throwaway remark that is careless, but i don't think it, it signals a change in nuclear policy. >> american policy has long been to use nuclear weapons only in extreme circumstances such as a nuclear attack against the united states. nuclear war remains all but unthinkable. and according to nunn making threats about it should be unspeakable. >> i think it increases the risk of miscalculation, or war by blunder. to me that is the greatest danger here. and the heated rhetoric on both sides creates a whole lot more more risk in that regard. we could easily have a war nobody intended nobody wanted. >> if it comes to war, the u.s. should be able to destroy the north korean regime without resorting to nuclear weapons. which could spread radioactive fallout over allies like japan and south korea. not to mention china and russia. jeff. >> david martin. thank you very much. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back.
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now to the weather. the deep freeze that gripped the north slid across the south today. daytime temperatures, more than 30 degrees below normal. down into the teens. and 20s. across mississippi, alabama, florida, georgia, and the carolinas. more than 2,000 flight are already canceled for tomorrow. here is manuel bojorquez. >> this was i-95 through brunswick, georgia, while it isn't rare to see a massive backup here, the cause of this one was. ice on the road. this far south. dozens of long haul drivers decided it was team to pull over. even lee church from indiana put it in park.
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some where in south carolina knew it was supposed to start snowing. didn't work out. >> why not? >> i would say there is a quarter inch of ice on the road. and, it's, it's icing everything up. just snow on top of it. bad situation. >> hundreds of accidents littered roadways from georgia to the carolinas. semitrucks flipped and ka cars lost control. those who didn't heed the warnings to stay off roads found themselves stuck. georgia state patrol captain. chris wright. >> this is not something that our people accustomed to dealing with. so, we want them to stay home. stay off the roadway. stay safe. and stay warm. >> southern snow, dipped as far as tallahassee, florida which hadn't seen much of any snowfall in nearly three decades. while it wasn't a whiteout it was an unusual sight for tourists. gus krall visiting charleston. >> wild. never seen palm trees with snow on them before.
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wind could cause power outages for southern coastal commune teet communities. ice on trees and purr lines, threatens to weigh done and snap them. the savannah area, received anywhere from 1 to 4 1/2 inches of snow. amounts not seen in decades. though it tapered off. you can tell by the partly frozen fountain behind me the threat remains. roads could refreeze over night. and below average temperatures are expected to last in the southeast, through the weekend. jeff. >> manny, thank you very much. could be a tricky commute. for kids in louisville, kentucky, hockey is generally played indoors. but, they are getting a rare treat this week. as ponds have frozen across the area. folks in chicago are used to cold weather. but this is a long stretch even for them. if the temperature does not rise above 20 degrees by saturday, chicago will tie a record for 12 consecutive days below
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happened just twice before. in 19 and 1895. >> on cape cod, massachusetts, fate muss beaches and bays look more like arctic tundra. the so-called slurpy waves. salty slush washing ashore. all setting the stage in the east for what whetheather exper are calling a bomb cyclone, or bombogenesis. for more, bring in eric fisher, chief meteorologist at cbs station in boston. what is the preferred term and what does it mean? >> well, i would go old school. go with bombogenesis. bomb cycle same thing. and what does it mean? something that happens every year. this will be notable because of how deep the storm will get in a short amount of time. take a look at two this afternoon. center low pressure east of florida. 1004 millibars. tomorrow afternoon. 2:00 moves off new england shoreline. down 955 millibars. a tremendous drop.
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that is bomboagain sgenesis. the faster the pressure drops. the more the wind respond in kind. big wind maker across the coast in new england. here its the time line. snowy in north carolina this evening. that will move up across the d mid-atlantic coast. snowfall confiend to the coastline. skirting the big cities, philly and nrk new yoew york. in new england. all wrapped up. a storm that will likely have an eye feature tomorrow. looking on satellite. a lot of the appearance of something that would look like a hurricane. the snow amounts. boston. foot or little more possible. new york, 4 to 6. philly, 1 to 3 on the back edge of the snowfall. this is going to drag in, another, blast of really impressive cold. these are mainly all, record cold temperatures for highs. we look into friday, saturday. and at night. widespread subzero readings. may be the coldest blast of the stretch that we have seen
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jeff, since dafti idating back christmas. relief head closer to the middle of month. take a while to get here. a january thaw may be in the offing. >> all right, eric. bombogenesis it is. thank you very much. relatively tropical in alaska now today. 40s and raining in juneau. vice president mike pence swore in two senators. alabama democrat doug jones won special election for the seat held by jeff sessions. and democrat tina smith. appointed to replace al franken who resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct. 25-year-old man accused of setting up a deadly swatting prank appeared in an los angeles score the room today. tyler barris will not fight extradition to kansas. police say he made a bogus 911 call last week that sent them to a house in wichita where an officer mistakenly shot and killed an innocent man. >> gas prices will go up again this year. according to gas
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gallon of regular will average, $2.57 in 2018. the highest since 2014. rising oil prices are to blame. there is much more ahead on tonight's cbs "overnight news." there its dress to kill. there is dressed not to be killed. talking about armored clothing. >> a passenger forgot to pack his patience. >> could elephant seals know each other by name? researchers studying the animals on the california coast say that could be the case. so that's not just a grunt? >> definitely not. no. ♪
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sells dress to kill. but in the back its taylor sew soft armor into soft fabrics for another reason. dress not to be killed. >> we are in business to offer that security and protection for people. >> reporter: in 2011, robert davis and abas hider, launched aspetto, armored t-shirt costs almost $1,000. an armored man suit runs $#,000. >> people are testing their lives with the product. you can't sell something that we don't think is going to work. >> on this firing range. their armored vest repeatedly stopped bullets fired point-blank from a 9 millimeter handgun. >> you have level 3 a which will stop up to. >> in miami, j.j. wood tried on armored jackets part of a separate clothing line developed in colombia as a defense against drug cartels. >>
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you are comfortable. there its peace of mind. >> the co-founders say 85% of customers work for u.s. government agencies. but they also sell to foreign vips, oil executives, and everyday americans. >> when there is an orlando shooting or vegas shooting does business go up? >> unfortunately, yes. >> sadly, yes. >> is it dramatic increase? >> yes. >> we had a grandma that contacted us and wanted a ballistic sweatshirt. >> it is illegal for convicted felons to buy armored clothing. background checks aren't required by law, but aspetto runs them anyway in a business where taking precautions has come into fashion. mark strassmann, cbs news, fredericksburg, virginia. when we come back here, an update on ape chariir a charitya winner after a last minute touchdown pass.
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we end this winter night with the search for love along the shores of california. it is mating season for the elephant seal. here is john blackstone. watching elephant seals resting lazily on a california beach, it can be hard to imagine that unseen far out in the ocean they're athletes. >> they're really the olympians of the diving world. >> researchers in dan costas lab at university of california santa cruz put tracking devic
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thousand of miles across the pacific. >> each white line here is -- the trajectory of an animal that we have tagged. >> each white line. this becomes solid in there. >> lot of animals. >> we had no idea they were diving to 2,000 feet or more. and doing it routinely. >> researchers are equally empressed with what elephant seals do right here on the beach. did that guy send a message to the other one coming in here? >> sure did. >> that message says the researcher, is surprisingly sophisticated. so that's not just a grunt? >> definitely not. no. >> elephant seals are the only animals known to recognize and remember each other through the unique rhythm of their call. in effect, the elephant seal is shouting its name. >> so for example. if he interacted with, sam. and he can actually hear sam's call. and say, oh, sam, i remember sam. b
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again. >> what could be a cacophony on the beach makes sense in the lab. >> play you the first call. one of my favorites. from a male. and he has kind of like a gallop. we have another one. this one is a mazing. these pulses are so short. super staccato. >> off you sit there and see these, you say sleeping shrugs. when you really understand what they do, diving behavior. on the beach behavior. they're a pretty amazing animal. >> their looks may leave something to be desired. but their skills have earned our seal of approval. john blackstone, cbs news, santa cruz, california. that is the "overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm jeff glor.
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welcome to the "overnight news." i'm anna werner. a war of word between president trump and, steve bannon. in a soon to be released book. bannon takes aim at infamous trump tower meeting between donald trump jr., jared kushner, paul manafort and host of russians. bannon calls it trees nus and unpatriotic. the president fired back saying that when bannon was fired from his white house job, "he lost his mind." margaret brennan reports.
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the president splitting with steve bannon claiming he has nothing to do with me or my presidency. when he was fired he not only lost his job he lost his mind. until now, bannon continued to be a vocal supporter of the trump agenda following his white house exit this summer. but in a series of interviews, with author michael wolf, including some at the white house. bannon mocked the president and his family and accused donald trump jr. of tree san for his june 16 meeting with russians who offered incriminating information on hillary clinton. bannon said if you thought this was not treason or unpatriotic, i happen to think it was all of that you should have called the fbi he speculated trump jr. involved his father in the meeting. a claim sarah sanders denied. >> i think furious, disgusted would probably certainly fit when you make outrageous claims and false claims against the president and his family.
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>> sanders pointed out that bannon contradicted his characterization of the russian probe to "60 minutes" in september. >> there is nothing to the russia investigation. it is a waste of time. >> according to the book, now bannon believes the investigation will focus on money laundering and trump jr. will crack like an egg under scrutiny from the special counsel. bannon was campaign ceo and chief strategist in the west wing, a position the white house called equivalent to the chief of staff. >> i like mr. bannon, a friend of mine. >> today, mr. trump said he had very little to do with our historic victory. steve bannon doesn't represent my base. he is only in it for himself. >> as for election night, the book's author reports that the trump team expected defeat. and as election results rolled in, showing trump on the path to victory, don jr. told a friend, he looked as if he had seen a ghos
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the white house called this trashy tabloid fiction. president trump coming under fire for the latest salvo in his twitter war with north korean leader, kim jong-un. mr. trump insists he too has a nuclear button on his desk but says it is bigger than kim's. according to the president, "mine works." david martin reports from the pentagon. and my button works. >> we don't know what kim thought of the tweet, but it was unsettling to former vice president biden. who once had the authority to hit the button if something happened to president obama. >> this is not the stuff to be tweeting about.
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>> not an actual button but a briefcase called the football carried by an aide who follows the president everywhere. it contains the codes the commander-in-chief would need to order the use of nuclear weapons. whatever you call it, american nuclear forces are in comparably more powerful than north korea's. this one submarine carries more warheads than kim jong-un has in his entire arsenal. so the president's tweet is not an empty boast. but would he really use nuclear weapons against north korea? former senator sam nunn is founder of an institute attempting to reduce the risk posed by weapons of mass destruction. >> now i think it is, a throwaway remark that is careless, but i don't think it, it signals a change in nuclear policy. >> american policy has long been to use nuclear weapons only in extreme circumstances such as a nuclear attack against the united states. nuclear war remains all but unthinkable. and according to nunn making threats about it should be unspeakable. >> i think it increases the risk
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of miscalculation, or war by blunder. to me that is the greatest danger here. and the heated rhetoric on both sides creates a whole lot more more risk in that regard. we could easily have a war nobody intended nobody wanted. old man winter has much of the nation in his icy grip. now the northeast is bracing for a major storm. with 40 mile an hour wind and up to a foot of snow. the south is also freezing and, tallahassee got its first real snowstorm in decades. manuel bojorquez is in chilly georgia. >> this was i-95 through brunswick, georgia, while it isn't rare to see a massive backup here, the cause of this one was. ice on the road. this far south. dozens of long haul drivers decided it was team to pull over. even lee church from indiana put it in park. >> trying to get up to at least some where in south carolina knew it was supposed to start snowing. didn't work out. >> why not?
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quarter inch of ice on the road. and, it's, it's icing everything up. just snow on top of it. bad situation. >> hundreds of accidents littered roadways from georgia to the carolinas. semitrucks flipped and ka cars lost control. those who didn't heed the warnings to stay off roads found themselves stuck. georgia state patrol captain. chris wright. >> this is not something that our people accustomed to dealing with. so, we want them to stay home. stay off the roadway. stay safe. and stay warm. >> southern snow, dipped as far as tallahassee, florida which hadn't seen much of any snowfall in nearly three decades. while it wasn't a whiteout it was an unusual sight for tourists. gus krall visiting charleston. >> wild. never seen palm trees with snow on them before. >> heading into tonight. wind could cause power outages for southern coastal cne
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communities. ice on trees and purr lines, threatens to weigh done and snap them. the savannah area, received anywhere from 1 to 4 1/2 inches of snow. amounts not seen in decades. though it tapered off. you can tell by the partly frozen fountain behind me the threat remains. roads could refreeze over night. and below average temperatures are expected to last in the southeast, through the weekend. meteorologist eric fissure know with your overnight news forecast. >> the snow amounts. boston, a foot or little bit more is possible. new york, four to six. philly, one to three on the back edge of the snoechwfall. this will drag in a blast of impressive cold. these are mainly all, record cold temperatures for highs. we look into friday, saturday. at night. widespread subzero readings. this may be the coldest blast of the stretch that we have seen here, jeff, since dating back on christmas. there is a little bit of relief as we head closer to the middle of the month.
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here. january thaw may, may be in the offing. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back. fred would do anything for his daughter. get in, fred! even if it means being the back half of a unicorn.
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this is the cbs "overnight news." is the return of mitt romney on the horizon. the former massachusetts governor and republican presidential candidate is, a run for the u.s. senate from utah. this after long time senator, orrin hatch announce heed will not run for reelection in november. nancy cordes reports. >> several gop sources tell cbs news romney has been laying the ground work in case hatch were to retire. while he hasn't said anything publicly about his intention to run, take a look at this. this is a pretty good clue. yesterday afternoon. romney listed his, his location on his twitter profile as the massachusetts. but then, after hatch announced
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pre file location was updated. to holiday, utah. >> in a video posted on twitter, orrin hatch referenced early days as an amateur boxer. and his plans to leave the political ring. >> i decide to retirened of this term. this was a, a landmark day. >> as chair of the finance committee. senator hatch, spearheaded the passage of gop tax cuts. and he was one of the earliest, senior republicans to support president trump. mr. trump, no fan of mitt romney urged have to stay in the senate for an eighth term. >> you are a true, true fighter. >> trump once had the same respect for romney. even considered him for secretary of state. despite, romney's freak went critiques of him. >> playing the members of the american public for suckers. >> but the relatiop
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a rocky one. >> i said, mitt cannot run. he choked look a dog. >> in august, romney urged the president to aapproximately jazz for his response to the deadly charlottesville protests. >> i think there is blame on beth side. >> romney wrote on facebook. mr. trump's word caused racists to rejoice. minorities to weep. and the vast heart of america to mourn. romney congratulated hatch yesterday. on his 40 plus years in the senate. saying, senator hatch has represented the interests of utah with distinction and honor. >> hatch has appeared to go back and forth about retiring over the past few months. partly because of pressure. from the white house to stay on. if romney is running, norah, he will likely make his intentions known soon. the election is this november. >> it is now legal for adults to buy marijuana in california. but the roll out of the new law is not going
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there is trouble with the digital record system. until it is fixed people in los angeles and san francisco, will mav to, travel for their weed. here is mireya villarreal. >> here in west hollywood, you can buy wreck reaegsal marijuana right now. just a few miles down the road in los angeles that's not the case. that is because a lot of big cities here in california are just now allowing businesses to apply for licenses. potential pot customers in los angeles, were hit with a sobering reality, january 1. the city just started taking applications, for licenses to sell recreational weed today. we are going to do this the los angeles way. and, that means we are going to have to do this responsibly. >> the head of city's department of regulation, says medical marijuana dispensaries compliant with the lauf will get priority processing. even then it could be a week before a temporary license is issued. >> businesses arguing have to submit application for revie
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through, prelicensing and inspections. >> another issue, the digital system, the state is using to regulate and track sales, just launched. businesses have to be trained to input data before the state can make it mandatory. which could take months. businesses are being asked to manually file invoices which experts say is not only complicated but risks state pot slipping into the black market. >> rules are onerous. not possible to do manual. >> the ceo of green bits. a company helps dispensaries in seven states. comply with regulations including in california. >> the first year, is going to be a lot of the businesses transitioning getting used to new rules. learning differences. getting good at doing that at scale. and the state itself, you will see, will actually belenient at the beginning while people are learning it. >> businesses and other people in the industry are concerned that the relatively low number of licenses that have been
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issued for recreational marijuana could lead to a dry spell if the distribution system fails to meet demand fast enough. >> well the numbers are in. and amazon says it shipped more than 5 billion items to amazon prime members last year. most of those were delivered in cardboard boxes. so what happened to all of the boxes. jamie yuccas has answers. >> this weighs close to a ton. amazon says redesigning packaging, helped it ship 307 million boxes. 750,000 semitrucks full. but you can see online shoppers are doing so much buying, recycling centers are struggling to keep up. one after another. a train of trucks unload at the los angeles area shopping center. she emptied an suv packed with empty boxes. >> how many boxes in your car? >> well over 200. well over. >> as the a mom of four this holiday season was all
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convenience. >> did you do a lot of ordering online? >> all on amazon. >> in the u.s., amazon used 6,000 trucks and 32 planes to get packages to prime members last year. >> the trucks keep bringing it in. >> yeah. >> of the recycling coordinator for city of burbank. >> are you seeing an increase in the amount of cardboard? >> absolutely. >> tsunami of cardboard. everything goes up, five, 10% during the holidays. >> that its a concern for him, because the recycling process is so complex. the boxes are sorted and bundled here. then he says loaded into containers and shipped across the pacific to china. there, the boxes are soaked in water, stripped of staples. and reborn as boxes. >> might be, 12,000 mile loop in a lot of the packaging that we buy. and, send back. for recycling. >> but amazon says, they put a new focus on sus stanable packaging. moving over 0
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mailers in 2017. they released this video. and kind of packaging, easy to open. minimally. and, 100% reseekleable. as a result to. day we eliminated 181,000 tons of waste. >> but centerers like these are still overwhelmed after the holidays. and many shoppers seem to prefer buying on line in december. and recycling their boxes in january. >> so you don't thing. maybe i will go to the mall not have off to deal with this. >> never, ever, ever, ever. this trip compared to hours at the mall. you can't find it. waiting in line for the cash registers. and people, rude, ugly. wouldn't trade femme for the world. >> the cbs "overnight news" will be right back.
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steven spielberg historical drama the post is garnering early oscar buzz a but former "washington post" publisher, katherine graham's decision to print the pentagon papers, exposing the truth about the vietnam war. jan crawford outside the former graham mansion in georgetown. >> a lot of the movie takes place here in georgetown, katherine graham's mansion where she decides to stand up to the government. and really comes into her own as publisher. >> the justice department late today asked for a federal court order to stop "the washington post." >> the story exposed the truth
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transformed a newspaper. >> we are extremely gratified. >> and female publisher, katherine graham, into journalistic icons. the new movie, the post, reveals, unsung heroes in a powerful pressure on the legendary publisher. the message that resonate tuesday. >> do you have the papers? >> not yet. >> oh, gosh. oh, gosh. >> about a lot of things about, women. about what is going on with the press. about, our need to be vigilant. that you got to make, democracy every day. you don't just get it. but, as steven spielberg, has no interest in serving civic vegetables not what steven spielberg is about. >> i am hearing asking your advice. not your permission. >> in its heart the post is about a woman who find her voice. changes the course of history. decide "the washington post," risking, financial ruin would
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papers. >> it was a world of men. >> meryl streep plays graham in the movie. and cbs this morning, she talked about her unique role as a woman in charge. >> came done to her. to decide. and she, she, felt. felt. alone in that position. and, was, was. you know, put on the spot. >> it all came down right in here. >> we visited graham's historic home in the georgetown neighborhood of washington, d.c. with bob odenkirk and whitford. they met on opposing sides of graham's struggle. >> amazing. the house remains vacant. largely unchanged since graham died more than 15 years ago. >> the emotional thrust of this, this story, is, katherine graham's internal journey. and this other stuff is a suspense thriller. about relevant issues. to me. it is a nonpartisan film. i dent see why any republican wouldn't like this movie. it's -- except i
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nixon. >> the movie blends news reports and telephone recordings of president richard nextson. >> "the washington post" is never to be in the white house is that clear. >> with pour trails of the people behind the stories. like, the reporter. an outspoken critic of the nixon administration. and attacks on the media help track down the classified documents. >> the media, already, wonderful. are being made a scapegoat. for ironic reasons. scapegoat by the administration, clearly. >> i'm proudest of just showing bunch of professional journalists at work, argh going and fighting and trying to figure out what they, what they have a right to do and what's right. >> you celebrate the best parts of journalism. which is finding out what the truth is. >> my character is the true believer, the reporter, just wants the story. and just wants to tell the public, the story. >> there are no page numbers here. >> the top secret. the source cut them f.
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>> if you have the truth. you should print it. an easy, strong opinion to have when you don't have the responsibility. of actually keeping the pay ear life. and, and, you are not the one who will go to jail. >> facing a possible criminal contempt. court charge. graham chose to stand up to the government. and to forces within her own industry. >> the only reason she is running things because, because, he'll die. >> like post board member, played by whitford thought he was unqualified to be publisher because she was a woman. >> thank you for your frankness. >> never occurs to my character that a woman should be able to do this. absolutely on the wrong side. totally wrong side of history. which makes her decision, all the more incredible and brave. it is the most excruciating decision that she has to make. she doesn't know. you don't know if that's, the right decision. >> not only was it the right decision, it trained formed graham into aor
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reckoned with "the washington post" into a national newspaper. and, the
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they say that taefr body loves a winner. but in los angeles, there is a new museum dedicated to some of the biggest losers in history. here is jamie yuccas. remember, google glass. how about, rejuvinique.
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hawaii hula chair. >> looks a little silly. >> brought the sweet museum of failure to los angeles. >> just imagine. you see, sitting there. and, just going like this. when you see the commercial. it has got all of these smiling people. and going like this. >> itch you can sit. you can get fit. the hawaii chair. >> well, that didn't help either. the product tanked. >> the museum showcases major flops. by big name brands. like olestra pringles. >> make sure you have an immodium. >> or ford's edsal. try to center the pieces. controls in the steering wheel. people got confused. >> 80% of the 0% of projects fail. >> psychologists, innovation researcher, samuel west, curate the the museum. we tracked him down on vacation. >> there is a saying that
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success. i believe that. i am here, so much more to learn from failure. >> colgate learned lasagna wasn't as fresh an idea with toothpaste. bic, bombed with the her line. sticking to the basic sells 30 million products a day. >> what do you hope the biggest take away is for people who visit the museum? >> i hope that people leave the museum, with their re-evaluation of -- of, what failure means to progress. >> it is a message that visitors hear loud and clear. >> as a parent i want to teach my kids it is okay to fail. >> which brings up the biggest irony. the museum dedicated to failure. appears to be a huge success. jamie yuccas, cbs news, los angeles. >> that's the "overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others. check back with us a little later for the morning news. and of course, cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city. i'm anna werner. thank you for watching.
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furious, disgusted. >> the white house fires back after former top aide steve ban nonaccuses the president's son of treason. >> i think that is a ridiculous accusation. >> tonight the storm that covered the south in ice is about to have a bigger impact as it moves north. >> the escalating nuclear tore between the u.s. and north korea. defensive dressing. >> an armored t-shirt costs a grand. an armored suit runs $8,000. >> congratulations, senator. >> newest united states senators. and the call of the elephant
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seal. an elephant that never forgets a name. >> it is not just a grunt. >> definitely not. this is the cbs "overnight news." there is a dangerous weather system along the east coast that brought an ice storm to the south and could bring a major snowstorm to the north. we'll have much more on the storm in a moment. first the arctic chill between president trump and former chief strategist. white house correspondent, margaret brennan has details on the political breakup of the year. as political breakups go this is as ugly as it gets. the president splitting with steve bannon claiming he has nothing to do with me or my presidency. when he was fired he not only lost his job he lost his mind. until now, bannon continued to be a vocal supporter of the trump agenda following his white house exit this summer. but in a series of intervutz in including some at the white
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house. bannon accused trump treason who offered incriminating information on hillary clinton. bannon said if you thought this was not treason or unpatriotic, i happen to think it was all of that you should have called the fbi he speculated trump jr. involved his father in the meeting. a claim sarah sanders denied. >> i think furious, disgusted would probably certainly fit when you make outrageous claims and false claims against the president and his family. >> bannon mischaracterized in september. >> there is nothing to the russia investigation. it is a waste of time. >> according to the book, now bannon believes the investigation will focus on money laundering and trump jr. will crack like an egg under scrutiny from the special
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bannon was campaign ceo and chief strategist in the west wing, a position the white house called equivalent to the chief of staff. >> i like mr. bannon, a friend of mine. >> today, mr. trump said he had litting to do with our historic victory. steve bannon is in it for hifl self. >> as for election night, the book's author reports that the trump team expected defeat. and as election results rolled in, showing trump on the path to victory, don jr. told a friend, he looked as if he had seen a ghost. the white house called this trashy tabloid fiction. jeff. >> margaret. thank you very much. we turn now to john dickerson, our cbs news chief washington correspondent and anchor of face the nation. quite a statement from the president. whato
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>> well that start of the statement. starts by saying, steve bannon has the nothing to do with me or presidency like saying you are not married to your ex-wife. true at the moment. doesn't erase the marriage. the president was responding to comments in the book by michael wolf. the book paints a picture of a campaign and a white house and a president unprepared and in chaos. so the over the top statement by the president of the united states today, about steve bannon doesn't refute that picture and in a way may affirm it. >> john, steve bannon insist heed will play a large role in the midterm election year where does this leave the administration and political party? >> he is a searing critic of the republican establishment much like donald trump was. he promised to help dethrone senate majority leader, mitch mcconnell, republican senate majority leader on behalf of the grassroots. today, mcconnell twitter account, posted a short clip of the senate majority leader smiling after the president issued denounciation of bannon in which he said, bannon lost his mind. pretty good for the party.
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candidates mcconnell doesn't think can get elected. steve bannon spoke of being a street fighter, likely to be few more rounds of infighting. john dickerson. thank you very much. the president's former campaign chairman sued special counsel robert mueller and the justice department today. paul manafort says that mueller exceeded his authority by charging him for conduct unrelated to the russia investigation. paul manafort was indicted in october on charges that include money laundering stemming frumg political work in ukraine. steve bannon not the only target of the president's ier. last night, mr. trump mocked kim jong-un and north korea nuclear capabilities in a tweet. david martin at the pentagon has more on.
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made such a blatant nuclear threat. responding to kim jong-un's boast that he has a nuclear button on his desk. president trump tweeted, i too have a nuclear button that is bigger and more powerful. and my button works. we don't know what kim thought of the tweet. but it was unsettling to former vice president biden, who once said the authority to hit the button is something happened to president obama. >> this is not the stuff to be tweeting about. it is a very, very, very difficult problem. >> not an actual button but a briefcase called the football carried by an aide who follows the president everywhere. it contains the codes the commander-in-chief would need to order the use of nuclear weapons. whatever you call it, american nuclear forces are in comparably more powerful than north korea's. this one submarine carries more
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warheads than kim jong-un has in his entire arsenal. so the president's tweet is not an empty boast. but would he really use nuclear weapons against north korea? former senator sam nunn is founder of an institute attempting to reduce the risk posed by weapons of mass destruction. >> now i think it is, a throwaway remark that is careless, but i don't think it, it signals a change in nuclear policy. >> american policy has long been to use nuclear weapons only in extreme circumstances such as a nuclear attack against the united states. nuclear war remains all but unthinkable. and according to nunn making threats about it should be unspeakable. >> i think it increases the risk of miscalculation, or war by blunder. to me that is the greatest danger here. and the heated rhetoric on both sides creates a whole lot more more risk in that regard. we could easily have a war nobody intended nobody wanted. >> if it comes to war, the u.s. should be able to destroy the north korean regime without resorting to nuclear weapons.
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and south korea. not to mention china and russia. jeff. >> david martin. thank you very much. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back. now to the weather.
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now to the weather. the deep freeze that gripped the north slid across the south today. daytime temperatures, more than 30 degrees below normal. down into the teens. and 20s. across mississippi, alabama, florida, georgia, and the carolinas. more than 2,000 flight are already canceled for tomorrow. here is manuel bojorquez. >> this was i-95 through brunswick, georgia, while it isn't rare to see a massive backup here, the cause of this one was.
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this far south. dozens of long haul drivers decided it was team to pull over. even lee church from indiana put it in park. >> trying to get up to at least some where in south carolina knew it was supposed to start snowing. didn't work out. >> why not? >> i would say there is a quarter inch of ice on the road. and, it's, it's icing everything up. just snow on top of it. bad situation. >> hundreds of accidents littered roadways from georgia to the carolinas. semitrucks flipped and ka cars lost control. those who didn't heed the warnings to stay off roads found themselves stuck. georgia state patrol captain. chris wright. >> this is not something that our people accustomed to dealing with. so, we want them to stay home. stay off the roadway. stay safe. and stay warm. >> southern snow, dipped as far as tallahassee, florida which hadn't seen much of any snowfall in nearly three decades. while it wasn't a whiteout it was an unusual sight for tourists.
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>> wild. never seen palm trees with snow on them before. >> heading into tonight. wind could cause power outages for southern coastal commune communities. ice on trees and purr lines, threatens to weigh done and snap them. the savannah area, received anywhere from 1 to 4 1/2 inches of snow. amounts not seen in decades. though it tapered off. you can tell by the partly frozen fountain behind me the threat remains. roads could refreeze over night. and below average temperatures are expected to last in the southeast, through the weekend. jeff. >> manny, thank you very much. could be a tricky commute. for kids in louisville, kentucky, hockey is generally played indoors. but, they are getting a rare treat this week. as ponds have frozen across the area.
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folks in chicago are used to cold weather. but this is a long stretch even for them. if the temperature does not rise above 20 degrees by saturday, chicago will tie a record for 12 consecutive days below 20. happened just twice before. in 1936 and 1895. >> on cape cod, massachusetts, fate muss beaches and bays look more like arctic tundra. the so-called slurpy waves. salty slush washing ashore. all setting the stage in the east for what weather experts are calling a bomb cyclone, or bombogenesis. for more, bring in eric fisher, chief meteorologist at cbs station in boston. what is the preferred term and what does it mean? >> well, i would go old school. go with bombogenesis. bomb cycle same thing. and what does it mean? something that happens every year. this will be notable because of how deep the storm will get in a short amount of time. take a look at two this afternoon. center low pressure east of florida. 1004 millibars. tomorrow afternoon. 2:00 moves off new england
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shoreline. down 955 millibars. a tremendous drop. almost 50 millibars in 24 hours. that is bombogenesis. the faster the pressure drops. the more the wind respond in kind. big wind maker across the coast in new england. here its the time line. snowy in north carolina this evening. that will move up across the mid-atlantic coast. snowfall confiend to the coastline. skirting the big cities, philly and new york. in new england. all wrapped up. a storm that will likely have an eye feature tomorrow. looking on satellite. a lot of the appearance of something that would look like a hurricane. the snow amounts. boston. foot or little more possible. new york, 4 to 6. philly, 1 to 3 on the back edge of the snowfall. this is going to drag in, another, blast of really impressive cold. these are mainly all, record cold temperatures for highs. we look into friday, s
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widespread subzero readings. may be the coldest blast of the stretch that we have seen here, jeff, since dating back on christmas. relief head closer to the middle of month. take a while to get here. a january thaw may be in the offing. >> all right, eric. bombogenesis it is. thank you very much. relatively tropical in alaska now today. 40s and raining in juneau. vice president mike pence swore in two senators. alabama democrat doug jones won special election for the seat held by jeff sessions. and democrat tina smith. appointed to replace al franken who resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct. 25-year-old man accused of setting up a deadly swatting prank appeared in an los angeles score the room today. tyler barris will not fight extradition to kansas. police say he made a bogus 911 call last week that sent them to a house in wichita where an officer mistakenly shot and killed an innocent man. >> gas prices will go up again this year. according to gas buddi.com, a
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gallon of regular will average, $2.57 in 2018. the highest since 2014. rising oil prices are to blame. there is much more ahead on tonight's cbs "overnight news." there its dress to kill. there is dressed not to be killed. talking about armored clothing. >> a passenger forgot to pack his patience. >> could elephant seals know each other by name? researchers studying the animals on the california coast say that could be the case. so that's not just a grunt? >> definitely not. no. ♪
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we end this winter night with the search for love along the shores of california. it is mating season for the elephant seal. here is john blackstone. watching elephant seals resting lazily on a california beach, it can be hard to imagine that unseen far out in the ocean they're athletes. >> they're really the olympians of the diving world. >> researchers in dan costas lab at university of california santa cruz put tracking devices on elephant seals to follow them ou
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pacific. >> each white line here is -- the trajectory of an animal that we have tagged. >> each white line. this becomes solid in there. >> lot of animals. >> we had no idea they were diving to 2,000 feet or more. and doing it routinely. >> researchers are equally empressed with what elephant seals do right here on the beach. did that guy send a message to the other one coming in here? >> sure did. >> that message says the researcher, is surprisingly sophisticated. so that's not just a grunt? >> definitely not. no. >> elephant seals are the only animals known to recognize and remember each other through the unique rhythm of their call. in effect, the elephant seal is shouting its name. >> so for example. if he interacted with, sam. and he can actually hear sam's call. and say, oh, sam, i remember sam. he beat me last time. not going to mess with him again. >> what could be a cacophony on the beach makes sense in the lab.
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>> play you the first call. one of my favorites. from a male. and he has kind of like a gallop. we have another one. this one is a mazing. these pulses are so short. super staccato. >> off you sit there and see these, you say sleeping shrugs. when you really understand what they do, diving behavior. on the beach behavior. they're a pretty amazing animal. >> their looks may leave something to be desired. but their skills have earned our seal of approval. john blackstone, cbs news, santa cruz, california. that is the "overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new
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york city, i'm jeff glor. welcome to the "overnight news." i'm anna werner. a war of word between president trump and, steve bannon. in a soon to be released book. bannon takes aim at infamous trump tower meeting between donald trump jr., jared kushner, paul manafort and host of russians. bannon calls it trees nus and unpatriotic. the president fired back saying that when bannon was fired from his white house job, "he lost his mind." margaret brennan reports. the president splitting with steve bannon claiming he has nothing to do with me or my presidency. when he was fired he not only lost his job he lost his mind. until now, bannon continued to be a vocal supporter of the
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house exit this summer. but in a series of interviews, with author michael wolf, including some at the white house. bannon mocked the president and his family and accused donald trump jr. of tree san for his june 16 meeting with russians who offered incriminating information on hillary clinton. bannon said if you thought this was not treason or unpatriotic, i happen to think it was all of that you should have called the fbi he speculated trump jr. involved his father in the meeting. a claim sarah sanders denied. >> i think furious, disgusted would probably certainly fit when you make outrageous claims and false claims against the president and his family. >> sanders pointed out that bannon contradicted his characterization of the russian probe to "60 minutes" in september. >> there is nothing to the russia investigation. it is a waste of time. >> according to the book, now bannon believes the
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investigation will focus on money laundering and trump jr. will crack like an egg under scrutiny from the special counsel. bannon was campaign ceo and chief strategist in the west wing, a position the white house called equivalent to the chief of staff. >> i like mr. bannon, a friend of mine. >> today, mr. trump said he had very little to do with our historic victory. steve bannon doesn't represent my base. he is only in it for himself. >> as for election night, the book's author reports that the trump team expected defeat. and as election results rolled in, showing trump on the path to victory, don jr. told a friend
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he looked as if he had seen a ghost. the white house called this trashy tabloid fiction. president trump coming under fire for the latest salvo in his twitter war with north korean leader, kim jong-un. mr. trump insists he too has a nuclear button on his desk but says it is bigger than kim's. according to the president, "mine works." david martin reports from the pentagon. and my button works. >> we don't know what kim thought of the tweet, but it was unsettling to former vice president biden. who once had the authority to hit the button if something happened to president obama. >> this is not the stuff to be tweeting about. it is a very, very, very difficult problem. >> not an actual button but a briefcase called the football carried by an aide who follows the president everywhere. it contains the codes the commander-in-chief would need to order the use of nuclear weapons. whatever you call it, american nuclear forces are in comparably more powerful than north korea's. this one submarine carries more warheads than kim jong-un has in his entire arsenal.
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an empty boast. but would he really use nuclear weapons against north korea? former senator sam nunn is founder of an institute attempting to reduce the risk posed by weapons of mass destruction. >> now i think it is, a throwaway remark that is careless, but i don't think it, it signals a change in nuclear policy. >> american policy has long been to use nuclear weapons only in extreme circumstances such as a nuclear attack against the united states. nuclear war remains all but unthinkable. and according to nunn making
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threats about it should be unspeakable. >> i think it increases the risk of miscalculation, or war by blunder. to me that is the greatest danger here. and the heated rhetoric on both sides creates a whole lot more more risk in that regard. we could easily have a war nobody intended nobody wanted. old man winter has much of the nation in his icy grip. now the northeast is bracing for a major storm. with 40 mile an hour wind and up to a foot of snow. the south is also freezing and, tallahassee got its first real snowstorm in decades. manuel bojorquez is in chilly georgia. >> this was i-95 through brunswick, georgia, while it isn't rare to see a massive backup here, the cause of this one was. ice on the road. this far south. dozens of long haul drivers decided it was team to pull over. even lee church from indiana put it in park. >> trying to get up to at least
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some where in south carolina knew it was supposed to start snowing. didn't work out. >> why not? >> i would say there is a quarter inch of ice on the road. and, it's, it's icing everything up. just snow on top of it. bad situation. >> hundreds of accidents littered roadways from georgia to the carolinas. semitrucks flipped and ka cars lost control. those who didn't heed the warnings to stay off roads found themselves stuck. georgia state patrol captain. chris wright. >> this is not something that our people accustomed to dealing with. so, we want them to stay home. stay off the roadway. stay safe. and stay warm. >> southern snow, dipped as far as tallahassee, florida which hadn't seen much of any snowfall
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in nearly three decades. while it wasn't a whiteout it was an unusual sight for tourists. gus krall visiting charleston. >> wild. never seen palm trees with snow on them before. >> heading into tonight. wind could cause power outages for southern coastal commune communities. ice on trees and purr lines, threatens to weigh done and snap them. the savannah area, received anywhere from 1 to 4 1/2 inches of snow. amounts not seen in decades. though it tapered off. you can tell by the partly frozen fountain behind me the threat remains. roads could refreeze over night. and below average temperatures are expected to last in the southeast, through the weekend. meteorologist eric fissure know with your overnight news forecast. >> the snow amounts. boston, a foot or little bit more is possible. new york, four to six. philly, one to three on the back edge of the snowfall. this will drag in a blast of impressive cold. these are mainly all, record cold temperatures for highs. we look into friday, saturday. at night. widespread subzero readings. this may be the coldest blast of the stretch that we have seen here, jeff, since dating back on christmas.
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this is the cbs "overnight news." is the return of mitt romney on the horizon. the former massachusetts governor and republican presidential candidate is, a run for the u.s. senate from utah. this after long time senator, orrin hatch announce heed will not run for reelection in november. nancy cordes reports. >> several gop sources tell cbs pground work in case hatch were to retire. while he hasn't said anything publicly about his intention to run, take a look at this. this is a pretty good clue. yesterday afternoon. romney listed his, his location on his twitter profile as the massachusetts. but then, after h
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pre file location was updated. to holiday, utah. >> in a video posted on twitter, orrin hatch referenced early days as an amateur boxer. and his plans to leave the political ring. >> i decide to retirened of this term. this was a, a landmark day. >> as chair of the finance committee. senator hatch, spearheaded the passage of gop tax cuts. and he was one of the earliest, senior republicans to support president trump. mr. trump, no fan of mitt romney urged have to stay in the senate for an eighth term. >> you are a true, true fighter. >> trump once had the same respect for romney. even considered him for secretary of state. despite, romney's freak went critiques of him. >> playing the members of the american public for suckers. >> but the relationship has been a rocky one. >> i said, mitt cannot run. he choked look a dog. >> in august, romney urged the president to aapproximately jazz for his response to the deadly charlottesville protests. >>
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beth side. >> romney wrote on facebook. mr. trump's word caused racists to rejoice. minorities to weep. and the vast heart of america to mourn. romney congratulated hatch yesterday. on his 40 plus years in the senate. saying, senator hatch has represented the interests of utah with distinction and honor. >> hatch has appeared to go back and forth about retiring over the past few months. partly because of pressure. from the white house to stay on. if romney is running, norah, he will likely make his intentions known soon. the election is this november. >> it is now legal for adults to buy marijuana in california. but the roll out of the new law is not going smoothly. there is trouble w
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digital record system. until it is fixed people in los angeles and san francisco, will mav to, travel for their weed. here is mireya villarreal. >> here in west hollywood, you can buy wreck reaegsal marijuana right now. just a few miles down the road in los angeles that's not the case. that is because a lot of big cities here in california are just now allowing businesses to apply for licenses. potential pot customers in los angeles, were hit with a sobering reality, january 1. the city just started taking applications, for licenses to sell recreational weed today. we are going to do this the los angeles way. and, that means we are going to have to do this responsibly. >> the head of city's department of regulation, says medical marijuana dispensaries compliant with the lauf will get priority processing. even then it could be a week before a temporary license is issued. >> businesses arguing have to submit application for review. they're going to hto
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through, prelicensing and inspections. >> another issue, the digital system, the state is using to regulate and track sales, just launched. businesses have to be trained to input data before the state can make it mandatory. which could take months. businesses are being asked to manually file invoices which experts say is not only complicated but risks state pot slipping into the black market. >> rules are onerous. not possible to do manual. >> the ceo of green bits. a company helps dispensaries in seven states. comply with regulations including in california. >> the first year, is going to be a lot of the businesses transitioning getting used to new rules. learning differences. getting good at doing that at scale.
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and the state itself, you will see, will actually belenient at the beginning while people are learning it. >> businesses and other people in the industry are concerned that the relatively low number of licenses that have been issued for recreational marijuana could lead to a dry spell if the distribution system fails to meet demand fast enough. >> well the numbers are in. and amazon says it shipped more than 5 billion items to amazon prime members last year. most of those were delivered in cardboard boxes. so what happened to all of the boxes. jamie yuccas has answers. >> this weighs close to a ton. amazon says redesigning packaging, helped it ship 307 million boxes. 750,000 semitrucks full. but you can see online shoppers are doing so much buying, recycling centers are struggling to keep up. one after another.
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a train of trucks unload at the los angeles area shopping center. she emptied an suv packed with empty boxes. >> how many boxes in your car? >> well over 200. well over. >> as the a mom of four this holiday season was all about convenience. >> did you do a lot of ordering online? >> all on amazon. >> in the u.s., amazon used 6,000 trucks and 32 planes to get packages to prime members last year. >> the trucks keep bringing it in. >> yeah. >> of the recycling coordinator for city of burbank. >> are you seeing an increase in the amount of cardboard? >> absolutely. >> tsunami of cardboard.
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everything goes up, five, 10% during the holidays. >> that its a concern for him, because the recycling process is so complex. the boxes are sorted and bundled here. then he says loaded into containers and shipped across the pacific to china. there, the boxes are soaked in water, stripped of staples. and reborn as boxes. >> might be, 12,000 mile loop in a lot of the packaging that we buy. and, send back. for recycling. >> but amazon says, they put a new focus on sus stanable packaging. moving over 100 million shipments from boxes, to padded mailers in 2017. they released this video. and kind of packaging, easy to open. minimally. and, 100% reseekleable. as a result to. day we eliminated 181,000 tons of waste. >> but centerers like these are still overwhelmed after the holidays. and many shoppers seem to prefer buying on line in december. and recycling their boxes in january. >> so you don't thing. maybe i will go to the mall not have off to deal with this. >> never, ever, ever, ever. this trip compared to hours at the mall. you can't find it. waiting in line for the cash registers. and people, rude, ugly. wouldn't trade femme for the world. >> the cbs "overnight news" will be right back. saves your white clothes from yellow stains and black clothes from white marks still with 48 hour sweat protection. try degree ultraclear black + white it won't let you down
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steven spielberg historical drama the post is garnering early oscar buzz a but former "washington post" publisher, katherine graham's decision to print the pentagon papers, exposing the truth about the vietnam war. jan crawford outside the former graham mansion in georgetown. >> a lot of the movie takes place here in georgetown, katherine graham's mansion where she decides to stand up to the
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government. and really comes into her own as publisher. >> the justice department late today asked for a federal court order to stop "the washington post." >> the story exposed the truth about vietnam. transformed a newspaper. >> we are extremely gratified. >> and female publisher, katherine graham, into journalistic icons. the new movie, the post, reveals, unsung heroes in a powerful pressure on the legendary publisher. the message that resonate tuesday. >> do you have the papers? >> not yet. >> oh, gosh. oh, gosh. >> about a lot of things about, women. about what is going on with the press. about, our need to be vigilant. that you got to make, democracy every day. you don't just get it. but, as steven spielberg, has no interest in serving civic vegetables not what steven spielberg is about. >> i am hearing asking your advice. not your perio
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about a woman who find her voice. changes the course of history. decide "the washington post," risking, financial ruin would print the story of the pentagon papers. >> it was a world of men. >> meryl streep plays graham in the movie. and cbs this morning, she talked about her unique role as a woman in charge. >> came done to her. to decide. and she, she, felt. felt. alone in that position. and, was, was. you know, put on the spot. >> it all came down right in here. >> we visited graham's historic home in the georgetown neighborhood of washington, d.c. with bob odenkirk and whitford. they met on opposing sides of graham's struggle. >> amazing. the house remains vacant. largely unchanged since graham died more than 15 years ago. >> the emotional thrust of this, this story, is, katherine graham's internal journey. and this other stuff is a suspense thriller. about relevant issues.
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to me. it is a nonpartisan film. i dent see why any republican wouldn't like this movie. it's -- except if they love nixon. >> the movie blends news reports and telephone recordings of president richard nextson. >> "the washington post" is never to be in the white house is that clear. >> with pour trails of the people behind the stories. like, the reporter. an outspoken critic of the nixon administration. and attacks on the media help track down the classified documents. >> the media, already, wonderful. are being made a scapegoat. for ironic reasons. scapegoat by the administration, clearly. >> i'm proudest of just showing bunch of professional journalists at work, argh going and fighting and trying to figure out what they, what they have a right to do and what's right. >> you celebrate the best parts of journalism. which is finding out what the truth is. >> my ch
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believer, the reporter, just wants the story. and just wants to tell the public, the story. >> there are no page numbers here. >> the top secret. the source cut them off. >> if you have the truth. you should print it. an easy, strong opinion to have when you don't have the responsibility. of actually keeping the pay ear life. and, and, you are not the one who will go to jail. >> facing a possible criminal contempt. court charge. graham chose to stand up to the government. and to forces within her own industry. >> the only reason she is running things because, because, he'll die. >> like post board member, played by whitford thought he was unqualified to be publisher because she was a woman. >> thank you for your frankness. >> never occurs to my character that a woman should be able to do this. absolutely on the wrong side. totally wrong side of history. which makes her decision, all the more incredible and brave. it is the most excruciating decision that she has to make. she doesn't know. you don't know if that's, the
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right decision. >> not only was it the right
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the storm moving up the east coast passing of now and parts of the area see a couple of inches. >> we are driving up the coast talking with commuters and listening to your comments on social media. thank you for joining us on our special edition of wake up washington. i am monitoring what you are saying. we are talking snow and some of the biggest counties impacted. prince william county public schools in virginia, you are close. fairfax, and other counties on a two hour delay. we just got word that the federal government is on a tw

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