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scherr chefs here in studio 57. he joins us with his ultimate dish. >> it's even his birthday. we'll be celebrating. but we want to begin with the dreaded sequester. as you probably know by now, that's washingtonspeak for across the board spending cuts. they were supposed to be so painful congress and the white house would have to cut a deal to avoid them, but no deal. so let's get the latest from cbs news white house krontsz correspondent. >> last night president obama signed the order setting in motion the largest automatic across the board spending cuts in american history at 8:30 p.m. and then the administration informed each and every federal agency how much it will be cut. gradually more and more. >> none of this is necessary.
it's happening because a choice that republicans in congress have made. they've allowed these cuts to happen because they refused to budge on closing a single wasteful loophole to help reduce the deficit. >> reporter: president obama and congressional leaders met for less than an hour. they did not even discuss alternatives to the spending cuts or when they might again talk about a solution. the impediment is this. mr. obama wants to raise taxes on millionaires or eliminate corporate tax loopholes. republicans say they raised $600 billion in the fiscal cliff deal and now is the time they say to focus on spending cuts. >> the prot got his tax hikes on january 1st. this discussion about revenue in my view is over. >> washington has got a spending addiction and it's time to begin to deal with that addiction. >> reporter: the cuts will hit every single agency.
friday they canceled 11 ship maintenance projects in virginia. other agencies prepared orders for mandatory time off without pay and steep reductions in overtime. those furloughs could start in mid-april. >> people are going to be hurt. the economy will not grow as quickly as it would have. unemployment will not go down as quickly as it would have. and there are lives behind it. >> reporter: top white house officials predict republican ends will eventually cave and give in. they say they've never been more unified and they'll withstand whatever pressure comes from the white house and the public. this much we know to be true. until this morning the politics and spending cuts have been entirely theoretical. now they're going to be real and possibly unpredictable. >> that's exactly what we're going to be talking about at the white house. thanks so much. so what is next for this mess, and how will it affect the country and how soon?
joining us from washington is john dickerson, cbs news political director and here in our studio is senior director on marketplace and public radio. nice to have both of you with us this morning. good morning. >> good morning. >> they brought this up. it's a matter of how people are feeling. people are asking why didn't we see a bigger impact on the stock market when we learned there was no deal on the table. how do you explain that? >> i think they realize two things. washington is going to faith. they're going to have these con very saktvery sagss. they're going to have these conversations. the dow is up. we're doing pretty dwight. right now there's no immediate impact on the economy. it's going to take a little while. >> that's the question. how long -- i mean the president has been pounding the drum saying the consequences are
going to be severe. how long before they're real? >> a couple of weeks. they're not going to hit nobody around this table but people who need unemployment checks they're going to be cut in about three weeks to a month. we're going to see meat inspections not happening. it's not going to happen right away. it's going to be imkremental and people are going to go oh wait, this is happening. >> democrats are saying absolutely not. there will be that as part of this deal. when do they actually come together? is it when the consumer for example, starts to not have the meet in the grocery store that they'd like to see? >> i think so. the question is where is the pressure going to come? there's a much bigger issue about taxes and spending. it's not a part of what we've had in the last couple of weeks which is to find a deal to get
past this immediate effect of see question trags. they still have to have that big conversation, and you can imagine the situation in which republicans who have now held firm can say to their base look, we held firm we djts raise taxes on this immediate issue, but we still have this bigger conversation to have. but that's still a long way away getting some kind of agreement on those big issues of taxes and spending. >> john, as you've pointed out, there's been virtually no discussion on this issue in washington, which has been the whole situation of this sequestration deal that it would force a deal. if that's not happening, how can we expect a discussion at any point in time? >> well, right. that's exactly right. the sequestration was set up for everybody to focus on the big thing. the big thing is how do you arrange a budget in the time of scarcity. that conversation has been
totally absent while everyone has been debating when is it going to come. there are other choke points coming, the entire funding of the government that comes at the oechlkd march and we have another debt ceiling fight and those are going to be pressure moments that are even more serious than this one. as kai said there's kind of been a wolf crying issue with washington. they're always having kind of a freak-out and it's not as dire as everyone says, but the future debates about funding the government entirely and the debt limit, those are more dire economic cuts with those fights. >> of course, at the heart of this whole conversation is the deficit and how to reduce it and the idea behind these cuts was to force congress's hand and yet you're not getting debt reduction out of them. >> i think the point to realize is the deficit has been shrinking. it's lower than it has been a year ago and lower than two
years ago. the way we're doing this is going to wind up being more expensive. that's the fallacy of this whole thing. >> we appreciate you joining us. the roman catholic church is officially without a leader following the historic resignation and retirement of pope benedict xlvi. it's now up to the princes of the church the cardinals, to choose his successor. let's get the latest from allen pizzey in vatican city. >> reporter: the tradition-laden process of getting ready for the next pope begins with the vacant see apartment. the door was sealed. a symbolic red ribbon was placed across the door that nothing is to be disturbed. he'll be in charge until a new pope is elected. most other officials lose their
job. benedict is now hidden behind the walls of castel gandolfo summer residence of popes since 1616. they've been called to gather for monday for what are called congregations. informal meetings where they discuss the issues facing the church and begin to get an idea of who among them might be the man to succeed benedict. the days for the con calculate is expected to be announced next meech. chicago's cardinal francis george says there's a desire to move quickly. >> it is kind of a date imposed on us by the liturgical calendar. >> reporter: instead of the pope's image it will show apostolica. special stamps one of the most prized souvenirs went on sale yesterday. all are expected to be here on monday when the congregations
begin. but the power broking have begun in the better restaurants around the vatican. for v "cbs this morning," allen pizzey. for more on the new pope let's head back to vatican city and delia gallagher. good morning, delia. >> reporter: good morning. >> has it begun? what's the first step? >> reporter: as you heard the report in fact, the informal discussions have already begun. those take place at the lunches and dinners amongst the cardinals. what happens now is they go into these congregations, meetings which is more formal. they don't discuss names but they have an opportunity to suggest what type of person the next pope should be and what should be the priorities for the future of the church. it's important to know that these are 207 cardinals.
so even though those cardinals won't be voting in the sistine chapel, those that are over 80 years old, they have an opportunity to give a speech and see what the priority should be. so it's really their opportunity to let their voice be heard for those cardinals who will be doing the actual voting. >> it sounds like these informal meetings as you described them are where some of the real deal making could actually be taking place. what do we know about what's going on in the meetings right now? what's the meat and the context of them? >> reporter: well they're just discussions. they're discussions amongst the cardinals who, remember don't always have the opportunity to meet and talk face to face because they are in different countries. they have to decide on the names because once they get into the sistine chapel and the con agree zbags begins, there's no more time. they have to get in this week.
they'll have to actually name names and see who has support amongst whom because they have to reach a two-thirds consensus. so it's very important that at a certain point they actually get together and start deciding well, this person or that person, and see how the numbers fall. i mean at a certain point it is actually a numbers game to see who has the most support and who can actually be the candidate that will have a bit of unity so that the conclave doesn't go on too long because if it goes on too long it gives an impression that they can't make up their mind. so it's a very delicate balance. >> delia gallagher in vatican city. thanks delia. a little later we'll take a look at whether a new pope will be able to reform a church so engulfed in scandal. now we turn to a money-eating sinkhole. a giant sinkhole opened up east of tampa and swallowed a man sleeping in his bedroom. officials are warning now that the sinkhole is still dangerous
and it's likely to grow. we want to get the latest from gray son grayson of our affiliate wbst. >> reporter: there's been no change but experts expect more. more growth more collapse. the reality is even recovery crews may never find this house safe enough to re-enter. >> i didn't care. >> jerry bush didn't think. he just leapt into the sinkholes that moments before swallowed his brother jeff alive. he searched but found nothing. >> all you could see is the top of his bed, nothing else. i jumped in the hole. i thought i could hear him screamling linging for me and hollering for me. >> he pulled jeremy out of the sinkhole. knowing he couldn't save jeff
haunts him. >> i couldn't sleep because spending so much time with these people and wanting to know what was happening. >> reporter: engineers spent friday analyzing the ground surrounding the house, testing the density of the soil and mapping the area in 3-d. the hole is now almost 30 feet deep and it paints a precarious picture. >> the soil cannot hold the slope it has right now, so we do expect the sinkhole to grow. >> reporter: we learned he was not going to stay here long a few months. in fact today was supposed to be the day he was supposed to move out. for "cbs this morning saturday," i grayson in florida. concern over the wide use of the chemical called bpa. it's commonly found in plastic containers and linings of food and beverage cans. it can get into food and studies have tied it to a wide range of health concerns.
now scientists have linked bpa to an increased risk of asthma. dr. kathleen donahue is the lead author. good morning. >> good morning. >> first of all, what is bpa? >> it's a chemical used to make hard plastics like poly carbonates. >> and why are children so vulnerable to it? because they eat more than adults do and most of our exposure is through our diets. >> i mean are we talking excessive exposure here or just moderate exposure going to affect people? >> so our study found that routine low doses of exposure were associated with increased odds in wheezing. >> we've been seeing this increase in as mathma among young people. do you think it's tied to it? >> our studies suggest that it might be. it's the first one.
we'd like to see the results replicated in another one and we'd like to confirm that it's a cause but our study suggests that it might be one of the environmental exposures that may have contributed to the increase in asthma over the years. >> does it look like adults are being affected or the risk is more with kids? >> our study is lived to children but we didn't look into adults, so i can't speak to that. >> how about the pregnant women? are they passing it down to the fifiee fetus? >> they do. they transfer it through the bloodstream and placenta to the fetus. >> last year the government banned bpa in baby bottles and sippy cuts. do you think it's going to cut? >> if other studies confirm that this is in fact a true cause, then, yeah it might reduce asthma cases. >> in the meantime for people hearing results of studies like this, what are your recommendations for how people should go about serving their
children and even the pregnant women? >> sure. so they have recommendations on their website based on this. use less canned foods. use stainless steel and to avoid plastics number 3 or 7. >> one of the things i never look at but you're telling me i should be looking at it. >> before you're buying the product as opposed to when you're tossing it into your grocery cart. >> dr. donahue, thanks so much. appreciate it. >> thank you. it is now 19 minutes after the hour. we want to turn to craig from wfor in miami for our very first check of the weather this morning. >> good morning. looking pretty good nationally. wnter holds on in the northeast. lingering snow showers and a cloudy cold day in florida.
the big problem today is going to be over the tennessee valley region where snow work its way to the eastsoutheast. you can see snow anywhere from 2 to 4 inches. in terms of temperature, it's going to be cold. especially tonight you're going to need to protect plants. it's getting late in the year for 20s and 30s. a little bit cold for this time of year. frost advisories even into parts of florida. that's a look at your national weather. here's what's going on with your local forecast. in the next half hour we'll take a look at the national temperatures in the west with which are warm. today is the national day of unplugging.
chances are when you woke up one of the very first thing use did was reach for your cell phone or sit down at your computer to check facebook or twitter. a lopt of people seem tied to it. today's chance to disconnect at least today. here's michelle miller. >> reporter: there's no question we've evolved to be constantly plugged in. >> i saw the best minds of my generation distracted by texting, e-mailing, tweeting. >> reporter: but on friday night jeremy goldberg and company opted off the grid putting away all electronics for 24 hours. >> off. not standby. we all know it's the button up there, so stop it. do it. >> sorry. >> reporter: a recentnomo phobia causes panic. how do you find the balance? where's the equilibrium. >> the key is hey, if god
needed a day of rest maybe that's not a bad idea for us either. >> reporter: jeremy is a thinker of rebooter. three days ago they came up with this main fess toe which encourages people to shut down their devices once a week. now the brainchild of dan roman has turned into a national day of unplugging. even heavyweight arianna huffington is unplugging. >> multitaskers are inexclusively using enormous fractions of their brain. >> reporter: he shows how it affects the brain. >> we were stunned because people who think they're getting more done by doing a lot at once are actually getting less done. >> so we asks our congregation to give up social media for three or four days.
>> reporter: in pittsburgh the reverend william f. curtis has his own take on the sa both manifesto. >> it will be hard for me because i'm always on twitter. >> reporter: no matter who you are, unplugging seems to come from strength from a higher power. for "cbs this morning saturday," michelle miller, new york. >> i like this concept. >> i like it too, but here's how addicted this stuff i am to promote this story i actually tweeted out it was unplugging day. >> i think it will be interesting to see what happens when people study evolution. we're overstimulated. there's constant commotion. i'm curious to see a brain scan from now how does it differ from present day because of all this. >> i thought the point the gentlemen maine about how our brain responds to this was really, really interesting. >> nice work by michelle miller.
coming up at just 23 he's the top golf never the world but rory mcelroy stunned and disappointed the golfing world yesterday and we're going to talk about what might be going on with the young superstar. later working from home, how do you prove to your boss that you're mow productive there than you are at the office. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday." (woman) 3 days of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest
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welcome back to your local cutaway. we're joined by seth cresser. it's so nice to have you here. you're here from miami? >> from miami. i'm visiting for the moment. >> you want to get away from the heat. >> yeah, it's been too hot. >> we always want to know what the temperature is down there. >> it's kind of cool. it's only in the 60s today. >> how are you going get by. >> and 50s tomorrow. >> i'm glad i didn't book a spring break trip down to florida right now. >> he was talking about it. ft. myers or ft. lauderdale. >> we usually go this time of year all the time. >> i'm also interested what is interesting in miami that turns out so many weather people,
meteorologists. it must be a nice place to cover weather. >> most of the year it's quiet, it's nice and then you get hurricane season it's like christmas. i used to be a tornado chaser. people used to take pictures of me. >> how real was the movie compared to actually tornado chasing? >> it was compliant. a lot of it didn't happen. >> how does a person decide i'd like to chase a tornado? what's inside of you that makes you want to do that? >> you want to see nature as its finest. it's really incredible. >> i worked in oklahoma a couple years and we'd go out and chase tornadoes and i'd look up and go what am i doing here? >> exactly. >> you never get that? >> nature says run, run, run but you're awestruck. >> stay with us.
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this is a hand written letter from a little girl with two sticks received by rangers at yosemite national park. >> she said she's a yosemite junior ranger who visited the park and accidentally took the sticks home with her. she said quote, i know i'm not supposed to take things from the park so i'm sending them back. please put them in nature. that's adorable. >> that's sweet. >> that's probably good parenting brks by the way. >> that's absolutely right. i can tell you that for sure. our top story this half hour, the church in crisis. whoever becomes pope benedict's
successor as leader of the world's 1.1 billion roman catholics faces an enormous challenge. can the church be reformed? >> we have a distinguished panel to discuss that. joining us are jim frederick, the international editor of "time" magazine, sister maureen kib ler, a catholic none and host of a public program interfaith voices and paul roche, a senior editor the huffing on the post. so night to have you all with us. we've been looking at vatican city this morning and looking at what's taking place there and what will come next. what do you think should come next, and can the church get there? can they make the types of reforms that are necessary? >> well, thingrng i think we're in a season of lent so this is a good time for the church to be reflective of what it means to be repentive of and how to create new life in the church
come easter. it's a very good season for italy turjit it lit lit urgically. having reported this, it seems to just get kind of worse and worse. the news has gotten worse and worse after scandal after scandal comes out. so i think we're ready for the next step. sorry, maureen. just one second. do you think the church is conscious that it needs to reform? >> i think it's an open question whether this college of cardinals perceives enough of a crisis that they want to change or reform. i mean certainly the child sex abuse scandals that have been going on for decades and have come to the floor in the past four to five decades are one
thing but more secular minded catholics or even protestants from others abortion sexuality, i'm not sure you're going to see a movement on that. this is a conservative bunch of cardinals pointed by pope paul john ii or pope benedict. >> i ask where are the women? where is the younger generation in the church? where are the married people? there's a whole swath of human experience that's unfortunately not represented in that conclave and needs to be. >> how do you make that happen? >> i'll tell you what i would hope for in a new pope. someone who does not take on a monarchical kind of role but calls on a new council of the church. not a council of bishops but a
council of thegod. this would include lay men and women as well as bishops from every continent of the world so they would come together and discern a future of the church. is there such a person? is there a pope joanhn paul xxiii, i don't know. >> i would love to see catholic nuns involved. >> i would too. >> is there one person and can one person make these -- this kind of change? >> well i don't think so but -- i think it has to be -- that's the reason i think it has to be the entire curia in rome. all of the cardinals have to realize this is a crisis we're in a moment of change. there's a few names that come to mind. o'malley was one who went to
boston at a very low point and tried to clean up their reputation, especially around sex abuse scandals there's an italian cardinal who has been known to reach tout atheists to your point and has been in dialogue and promotes interfaith dialogue, but it takes a individual. and i think it's going to take everyone at the table to realize it. >> you can't help but notice it's a long line of old men. >> that's right. it is. >> who are just by generation not prone to want to reform things. so you're basically -- it seems to me you're saying it can't necessarily come from the cardinals. iffite's not going to come from that group how is it going to happen? >> there's a large movement within this community, meaning a small and very devout and traditional catholic community that is saying it's okay if the catholic church gets smaller and
more devout. that might be the end game of this. there's a phrase of cafeteria catholicism, that you don't get to choose what you do and do not believe. this isn't just a matter of the catholic church being more pop popular popular. if we're going to be more unpopular, that's going to be. >> there are unsocial catholics. people are sick of that. they want a pope who speaks strongly for economic justice and for peace in the world and the church has very strong teachings in those areas. they'd like a reemphasis and that could help revive a church in crisis possibly. >> we have to leave it there, forgive me. thanks so much for being here. we could talk a long time. >> thank you to all of you sincerely. now we want to turn to craig sayser from miami. good morning. >> a nice morning coming into
land with temperatures. a bit on the cool side. 20s and 30s and 40s in the southeast. cool by normal standards. highs in the 50s. 60s along the gulf coast and tennessee valley. the northern plains not too bad. the southwest, the place to be. temperatures in the 60s and 70s very nice. low humidity for phoenix, roswell, and texas. that's a look at your weather. here's the weather for your saturday. >> and in the next half hour we're going to talk about where you need to get the shovels and snow blowers ready once again. rebecca? >> all right, craig. thank you. coming up next, at just 23
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for years now telecommuting that is, working from home, using the internet has been touted as the future of the 21st century workplace. some are more productive at home. but this week yahoo! canceled telecommuting in a new debate, home over office. we want to talk with two experts. bob is author of "boss's survival guide" and deborah is author of "go-getter girl's
guide:get what you want in life." it's great to have you both with us. deborah, how do you work at home and prove to your boss you're not a deadbeat? >> i think people productive in the workplace tend to be productive at home. you need to communicate, establish some guidelines for how you're going to do this. typically it works better if it's a formalized program as opposed to one off. >> they found 43% watch 2 v, 26% take nap, 24% drink alcohol. if you're a boss how do you monitor what your workers are doing? >> the bottom line is they're more productive. every study says home-based workers are more productive. >> why? >> because they there are less interruptions and you spend less time commuting. the real question to ask is what's going on at the office? why are they so unproductive? >> there's face time at the office.
what some people say is you have to build those relationships in order to make your work productive in the first place. >> it's true. some work has shown you're less likely to get promoted if you work at home on a permanent basis. think why this has touched such a nerve is a lot of people work from home maybe one to two days a week. that has a nice complement with the in-office space time and you have the best of both worlds. >> the key question is if you're working in the workplace, the question is does rebecca still work here. >> what about that guy anthony? whether you work in the home or at the office, you have to be physical. that's the key. >> you're losing the office politics game if you disappear. that's how you not get promoted. are there types of people who thrive working at home? >> i once got an e-mail from somebody going from an office to the home she wanted to sound like she still worked in the office. she made a tape of office sounds so when she was on the phone she
had that going. she found herself listening to the type in the afternoon because she was alobe. there will people for whom this is perfect. there are others who need to go to the office on a regular basis. but the problem with yahoo! the idea of eliminating it entirely is cutting off a key group of people who are your most productive group. that's not a smart move. surprising thing about yahoo! there's a lot of talk in the press about this being really a layoff. they're laying people off without announcing a layoff by saying telecommuters come back so this story isn't necessarily what you think it is. all of the trend is saying it's getting bigger. >> our objective is making everybody as successful as they can be. deborah, how do you make a work environmental at home that's the most successful. >> you want to have a set
workplace, designated place. you want to get rid of distractions. there's even programs to turn off your facebook and games. sometimes you need to do that in order to actually sit down and focus, but the fact is like we talked about there's more minutes done working when you're at home, because you're not commutes and doing all the other kinds of things. that's the big picture that we want to talk about. >> the two enemies of the home worker, the refrigerator and tv. >> turn it off and close it. thanks so much to both of you. coming up next, the real fish tale. we'll have the amazing story behind these pictures. you're watching "cbs this morning." the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor
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last saturday we showed you the lowell, massachusetts, driver who called himself dog xxx. our boss in station wbc reports he isn't laughing now. he was fired this week. >> he said throw me a bone. instead they got rid of him. >> how about this. a woman sues fedex over a marijuana delivery. "huffington post" reports a woman who received pot. the company allegedly revealed her address to tin tended recipient yepts of pot. they were men suspected drug dealers but police already had the package. folks capture rare underwater phenomenon. octavio roberto spent years
trying to get these pictures. they gather in thousands in a twisting cyclone. coming up next the link between whitey bulger and our president. we'll show you next. we're back. we've been talking about unplugging this morning. >> yes. >> you're not unplugging. you're headed out to the west coast. >> it's true. i'm looking forward to it. >> you're going to be visiting facebook? >> facebook and google next week and i'm very interested to see facebook this week has a big announcement coming up on thursday. they're going to be rolling out new technology and they're telling me the way facebook looks right now, it will be very change changed. we'll get a behind-the-scenes look. >> they're going to mess with my life then. >> exactly. >> i finally figured it out and they're going to change it. >> exactly. we'll do some news you can use
parts along with it. >> are you able to unplug craig? >> i don't think so. here i am in new york with you guys. i i've got to post this every bit i can. >> are you a tweeter? >> i'm a little bit of a tweeter but i do more facebooking. >> i would expect they would be interested in tornado chasing. >> it's very interesting. >> they're launched google doodle which is an interesting piece of new technology. one of the things i love about technology and that really interests me is this whole combination of worlds coming together. people in the art community, really smart engineers coming together to think about what the next thing is. we even have a 3-d printer coming up in our show where the possibilities are endless. >> it's cool that and mind-blowing. watching that thing work in the corner, it youyou're not going to
nice looking day out there. i'm anthony mason. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. >> they're called fat letters. they're intended to alert parents when their kids are gaining too much weight. some say the letters go too far. we'll take a house. "house of cards" on netflix. it's a political thriller with unique twists. all of the episodes were released at once and we're going to find out why from the show's creator. and that is a 3-d printer. it kourld be the biggest thing since the internet or the
assembly line. a real game changer and we're going to show you how it works. >> that is incredible. but first our top story this hour. the big federal spending cuts that have taken effect beginning today. they're the results of congress and the white house failing to reach a budget agreement and we want to get the latest from cbs white house correspondent major garrett and he's at the white house. major, it's great to see you. good morning. >> good morning. >> what happens next now that the spending cuts have started? >> two reactions. one is political and one is governmental. let's talk governmental. last night the president put in the automatic spending cuts in motion. federal agencies were told how much they have to cut their budget. as they do that they'll send out notices that they'll have to take forced time off without pay or lose overtime. where's this going to hit first? probably in the defense department and education. defense department has already canceled some maintenance
projects and there's some school districts that receive more than 50% of their allocations from federal dollars. they tent to be near military bases or native american bases. they may have to start lopping off school days almost immediately. those will be some of the most immediate effects. i talked about the political consequence. the political side is republicans and democrats are going to watch and see how the public reacts and see if they have to change course on the spending cuts or keep them. if all of this dysfunction has got you down i have one little ray of great news. yesterday in meeting at the white house, they agreed there will be no government shutdown at the ipd of the month. no government shutdown but the spending cuts are real and the public will begin to feel them probably within three to four weeks. >> major garrett at the white house. thanks so much major. >> don't let that dysfunction get you down. a huge and fast-moving wildfire about 60 miles east of los angeles is expected to be
fully contained. it began on thursday with gusting santa ana winds. 350 acres burned. there were no reported injuries. >> an unmanned spacecraft carrying supplies ran into trouble after a successful launch friday morning. the problem for the so-called dragon cargo ship was with the thrusters used to maneuver it. flight controllers managed to gain control of the spacecraft, but today's scheduled docking with the space station is now delayed until at least tomorrow. and a happy ending for two dolphins who strayed into shallow waters south of los angeles. they appeared to be stranded in a freshwater cove at huntington beach. they were successfully guided back to sea. they were worried the mammals would be in danger if they stayed too long. >> glad to see they're making it back safely. we want to take another look
at the weather with craig setzer from wfror miami. >> still snow showers from the lumbering pressure in the northeast. snow pushing into the ohio valley and tennessee valley and cool pressure. only dry spot in the southwest and there's snow in the upper midwest. in fact, fargo getting light snow today. this is the first in a series of storm systems. the bigger one comes tomorrow into monday. anywhere from 6 to 12 inches of snow. great falls even into mankato. here's a look at the weather for your saturday.
and in the next half hour our shout-out city where it's typically sunny and warm. i'll have more on that coming up. anthony? >> all right, craig. thanks. our top story this half hour, behind the capture of mob boss whitey bulger. he was on the run for 16 years and near the top of the fbi's most wanted list. and like bonnie & collide he became a hero. >> his name is james bulger. they called him whitey because he had blond hair when he was a kid. he eeventeventually grew up to become boss of the notorious irish mob in boston. >> whitey bulger was behind a string of murders. some were murders that he ordered. some were murders that he participated in. >> reporter: senior correspondent john miller.
>> he basically recruited an fbi agent agent and i'll give you information. at some point the music stopped and he decided to go on the run. >> reporter: in 1995 bulger disappeared, living his life on the land living with his girlfriend cathy greig all staying one step ahead of the law. >> if you look at the most wanted he probably fell right behind osama bin laden. >> reporter: in 2011 the fbi decided to put out a public service announcement. it worked. a woman in iceland saw the psa in a news report and recognized bulger and greig as her former neighbors in santa monica california. the fbi finally had their man. at 81 years old he was grayer slower, and more bald. but after 16 years as one of america's most wanted the fascination with whitey bulger
had only begun. for "cbs this morning saturday" i'm seth doane. >> and joining us now is dick lair, a former reporter of "the boston globe." his first book entitled "black mass" stars johnny depp. his newest book is "whitey:the life of notorious boss mob." you talked about whitey making one big mistake, befriending a neighbor. what happened exactly? >> the neighbor was the icelandic woman you mentioned in your set up. they shared an interest in cats and became acquaint answers on the streets of santa monica caring for cats but whitey left an indelible impression on the woman from iceland whan she
happened to express admiration for obama. he's a racist. he believes in separate and unequal and he flipped out on her. >> she never forgot that. >> she never forgot that. so when they did that psa announcement in june of 2011 about katharine greig, she recognized her and their shared interest in tiger the tabby cat but also she had -- that was the guy that was ranting on barack obama. >> it stood out so much to her that that's what ultimately led her to contact the police after she saw that psa. one of the interesting things, and you mention thad in your book. when he assumes the identity of charlie gasco. he's assuming the identity of a guy that's not that powerful doesn't live extraordinarily well. when we think of mob bosses we think these are the guys that live beyond everyone else. what was it about whitey bulger that let him behave more like an ordinaire man? >> that's a great question. that's the kind of thing we
explore in our autobiography. here he is a crime boss and used to killing people and living high. how can he flip that switch to become charlie gasco. i think it has a lot to do with being in control, catch me if you can. when he was a crime boss in boston, material and showiness wasn't his nature. sure he liked nice things but it wasn't over the top. so i think it was more with him it was about they can't catch me, they count catch me in boston. they can't catch me now. i can assume now the new mask of collarly gasco and live the good life in santa. >> it was actually what he did with the fbi. >> absolutely. i think history is going to show he was a leading crime figure
for 2 tthe 20th century. he had quickly become an informant for the fbi and then he harnessed the power. the boston office was corrupted by him and he became a shield for him. they were his personal security force force. that's the historical marker. we're talking about the nation's top law enforcement agency. >> really fascinating stuff. thanks for joining us. >> thank you. appreciate it. up next most parents want more communication from their kids' school but do fat letters take it too far? you're watching "cbs this morning." >> oh.
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school officials in several states have adopted a tactic in trying to bring obesity under control. they're sending home fat letters based on their body mass index. >> now there's a push in massachusetts to stop sending these letters. let's talk it over with dr. jen hartstein, a child psychologist and lee woodruff a cbs contributor. we're going to try to keep the fisticuffs down. >> we're ready. >> we'll start with you. what do you think of it? >> as a public health measure, there's merit. but if you were a parent getting a letter by saying by the way, the bmi body max index,
height-to-weight ratio is too high they're in this obese cat category category, fix it, what if they're doing anything? it can be very shaming. it can create a lot of problems and worry, so it borders on the line of problematic. >> the american heart association say they approve of this measure and it's because one of three kids is overweight or obese. it's three times what it was in 1963. and when you look at the public health system, some people don't have access to it still but every kid is in school. >> and i think here's the issue as a parent. it's not the intent. the intent is a wonderful intent. i think it's the way the message is delivered. as a parent how do you not get that letter to the parent or guardian of. >> if you got that letter how would you react? >> i would probably feel like where's the personal touch here. my children are in a public
school and i feel like there are a lot of channels for communication. there are e-mails, teachers, and i realize every town has a different picture. it's a matrix. i think the form letter, the other part of the form letter is all the other kids ultimately find out. it zbik british columbias an area for ridicule. >> patients s parents gossip and bully or they talk about it on the phone and the kids hear. we know that overweight children are bullied more than underweight children. >> is it about putting it down on paper and making it sort of a official document? >> i don't know that there's any followup. it's like here you go take care of it. >> oi don't know that there are any solutions. here's the problem, see ya. that create as lot of stuff on the back end. >> as a parent are grades different? for example, let's say as a
parent you get a report card which would never happen as a parent, you, lee, that you get an "f" for example, don't kids and families and people in the community find out about that as well and how is that different from from this? >> it's a really good point. i think kids do but in the area of grades and, jeb, you may have a different feeling about it there are solutions. you stay off class. you work harder. mom helps you to, you know bring up your grade. just throwing a letter out that says you're overweight is to me not a great way to deal with what's a sticky situation. >> it doesn't count for muscle mass or any genetic issues. so do you f you're getting a letter saying you're not doing this right, which is how it might be interpreted, but what are you doing about it but i'm not giving solutions. >> what should they do about it? >> i think it would be a great if they said we're concerned
about this could you come in and have a meeting. some are putting medical clinics in their school so there's greater access to care and resources. i think the more personal we make the issue, the better we can handle it. >> every school has a teacher conference. why not make that the opportunity to have the school nurse step in or phys ed teacher. we do have a statement from the school system which says we are enabling parents to opt out of this system do. you think that improves it? >> no. because i think a lot of parents, in especially the underserved populations don't know that they can opt out. i think a lot of parents do not know how to do that. who's your contact, how are you reaching out. i don't think parents realize they can opt out or they thank might get in trouble if they do opt out and it gets taken out on on the kid. it's not the greatest way to
impart tough information. >> the bottom line is both of you don't like it. >> we'd like public health and we'd like them to take it more personal. >> thanks for being here. coming up next meet "the house of cards," the creator of them. the hit on netflix that has everyone watching. you're watching "cbs this morning." stay with us. overmany discounts to thine customers! [old english accent] safe driver, multi-car, paid in full -- a most fulsome bounty indeed lord jamie. thou cometh and we thy saveth! what are you doing? we doth offer so many discounts, we have some to spare. oh, you have any of those homeowners discounts? here we go. thank you. he took my shield, my lady. these are troubling times in the kingdom. more discounts than we knoweth what to do with. now that's progressive. i'm home. [ keys clatter ] oh. where were you? uh, i was just in the car. oh, the car. what's that on your collar? hmm? oh -- tie. [ chuckles ] [ chuckles ] why do you seem happy? i'm not. come here. okay. [ inhales deeply
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show with an age-old theme, politicians thirsty for power. >> who do i wrote? the one that rote about the fireman that married the meter made or the one that wrote a fine article of a jogging park. don't be flattered. i read everything. >> i'm better than what they have me doing. you know what that feels like. >> do i? >> you just made a great secretary of state. >> how exactly may i help you, miss barnes? >> the entire first season 13
episodes debuted all at once on netflix and bill willeau willimon is the creator and expert on "house of cards." he's got a background in politics and is experienced in stage and film. your background, you were running campaigns before this. >> not running them. i was working on them. i worked on schumer's campaign hillary clinton bill bradley and howard dean. i was pretty low on the totem pole. >> but you took that and worked with it. you were a huge success. >> it's a big surprise. you know we didn't know whether everyone would watch it in 13 hours straight or whether anyone would watch it at all. we've been thrilled with the response and we've had a lot of marathon watchers. it seems like it's an experiment in this case that worked out. >> when you started watching this, was it your aim to put
this on netflix or what were you expecting? >> when i first teamed up we didn't know where our home would be at. netflix became our partner two years ago and i'm really glad they became our home. >> what was the appeal of netflix? >> they offered us two seasons and offered us almost complete creative control. those two things made for an offer that we couldn't refuse. >> you mentioned david fincher who was the director. it was a new thing and a lot of people before it became big said it was a big risk. did you see it that way? >> any time you embark in any artistic endeavor it's certainly a risk. but certainly for netflix, it was a big risk but the great companies take big risks. if you look at facebook if you look at amazon, if you look at google, if you ooh look at apple, they've all taken big
risks along the way. sometimes they stumble. sometimes they pay off. i think this is going to pay off for netflix. >> what influenced your releasing all episodes at once? do you see a trend there? >> i think that's what they're doing. whether it's on demand or other services. people want to decide wleb they watch their shows, how they watch them and on what devices. so we were in the right place at the right time in a position to skploid exploit that. if it has. been us, it would be others. >> i was thinking about my habits with netflix. if you're not cut off on a show all of a sudden you get 20 episodes and watch them over three days which is what i did with "house of cards." does it bother you that some are not savoring it? >> i have no preference. binge watching is not required. if you want to spread it out over 20 or 25 weeks, that's up to you. if you want to watch it in two
days that's up to you. i hope it works so both ends of the spectrum. >> i like my shows on an i.v. drip. i look to plug them in and run them through. you have a political back groound as grounld as rebecca mentioned. nobody comes out looking good. the lead guy very calculating, kevin spacey. talk about him. >> he does make an argument for tends justifying the means at a time when congress is choked by gridlock and you see the administration that's struggling to get its agenda forward. he gets things done. so he might be doing it for incredibly self-serving reasons but at the same time he makes progress and i think a lot of people find that at this particular time quite attractive. >> beau willimon great stuff. >> thanks for having me. still ahead, something that
will amaze you, 3-d printing. president obama said in his address it will revolutionalize how we make everything. that's coming up. you're watching "cbs this morning." >> beau, how much d did your own personal experience in the political world influence these characters? >> quite a bit. you write what you know. as i mentioned earlier, i was pretty low on the totem pole but i had friends in high places. i knew what was going on in the inner sanctum so i had access to that. i had friendships with people making a career in politics and there was a lot of roll up the sleeves, open up the book get to the website and do your research. so it was a mixture of all those things. >> the way it's portrayed in "house of cards" it's like a big chess game.
and kevin spacey playing it out and he's nine steps of everybody. he sets people up to fail so that he can succeed over and over again. >> are politicians that ruthless? >> exactly. >> i think anyone who achieves higher office, heads have to roll along the way, even those we find to be quote/unquote inspiring, you look at their history and they even had to beltre people and do tough things to make it to the next ruk on the ladder. everyone's guilty of that to a degree. our greatest leader brayabraham lincoln had a degree of ruthlessness that we tend to sweep under the rug but it's there. in terms of staying nine steps ahead, yes, he's always staying nine steps ahead. but politics is like jazz. it's about responding to what is done in an expert way. >> we've got to go.
]]ueoeóeóeóeeee have you seen this? after 21-year-old klay thompson of the golden state warriors shoved a rival into the stand, the nba fined him $35,000, but thompson's dad, who is a former nba player himself, well his dad is tougher. he's cutting his son's allowance. >> klay is paid more than $2 million a year but his father former nba player michael thompson controls the money. he's taking a cut to his $300 weekly allowance. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm rebecca jarvis that and i'm anthony mason. coming up a personal story
of painting my stepfather painted more than 30 years ago of john and jackie kennedy. also the future of american manufacturing. that's what president obama says about 3-d printing and we're going to give you a demonstration. and this is really special. in our saturday dish he's add gooz as as good as they get. eric ripert with his classic dish cocoaq au vin. asking for sunshine. unfortunately not in this pattern. a big low sitting in the northeast. bringing snow showers back to new england, new york, and even parts of the midwest. here's what's going on across parts of the country. 30s, 40s.
20s in the midwest. 20s in the upper midwest. florida on the cool side by florida's standards. 60s for highs and some rain showers and back in the southwest temperatures in the 60s and 70s, that's a look at what's going on across the nation. now here's a look at the local weather here for saturday. >> and it's time now for our saturday shout-out. it goes to orlando, florida, and the central florida fair. it's fun for the whole family with the junior ranch rodeo, a big stunt show and the future of magic. tomorrow the latin day rumba and, of course the pig races. thanks for watching "cbs this morning saturday" on wkag orlando. anthony?
>> craig, thanks. here's something that doesn't happen often in a job. while on assignment covering john f. kennedy's auction on his memorabilia, i stumbled upon a painting of john and jackie kennedy sailing. the artist was my stepfather. i bid and bought it back and then i learned the story behind it. the painting and the artist were reacquainted this week. >> you haven't seen this in a while. >> you brought it with you. >> reporter: my stepfather henry koehler, hadn't seen his portrait of president and mrs. kennedy sailing since 1963. >> it even looks like them. >> reporter: 86 and still at work, he was just 36 when the kennedys commissioned the picture. >> reporter: how important was it? >> it was an important one. >> reporter: so important that up in his attic in south hampton, new york he still keeps a fire of correspondent. >> "sports illustrated." >> reporter: and here's the file
attached to it. in it a 1960 cover story he illustrated on sailing. jackie kennedy liked this painting of his. she saw this in the magazine right here. >> she saw this in the magazine and she wanted it to give jack. >> reporter: it was an anniversary gift. jackie later appeared in front of it in this newspaper photograph. >> i love what she says. it's by far the prettiest picture in our house and the only one i've given him that he likes. >> that was a pretty good compliment was it not. >> reporter: a few years later he was asked to paint a picture of the president sailing. >> it was commissioned by the two sisters to give their three brothers for christmas. >> reporter: he did sketches of jack bobby, and ted aboard the sailboat very
sailboat. >> i had a call from audrey your mother, my wife and she said, don't you have the radio on? >> we interrupt this program for a cbs radio net alert bulletin. >> reporter: it was the afternoon of november 22nd, 1960. the president had been shot. >> president kennedy died at 1:00 p.m. central standard time. >> reporter: what did you think was going to happen to the commission after that? >> i thought that was the end of the commission. >> reporter: but you got a phone call? >> i did get a phone call from the kennedy office saying, mr. kohler, how are the paintings coming? i said just fine. i started to payment with both hands to get them done. >> reporter: the president's christmas present was delivered to mrs. kennedy. and then you get this letter. >> yes. a very sweet, almost thank-you letter. >> reporter: dear henry, jackie wrote on black-rimmed station
err. you'll never know how much your painting of the vin tur rah means to me. i will treasure it forever. you are write. it will be a constant reminder of happier days. i call that a thank-you letter. >> it is a nice letter. it could be a model of thank-you letters. >> reporter: but another note comes from jackie with a rambling note. in it she asks my ss my stepfather to repaint the picture, remoovve her and remove the yell below background. her secretary nancy tuckerman told him she had been staying up in into the night writing notes she would not have ordinarily wriden. >> nancy said don't even acknowledge the letter. so i didn't. i kept it of course but i didn't say anything about it. >> reporter: and you never repainted the picture. >> no. >> reporter: and that was the last my stepfather heard of it
until it turned up at the auction. the first question everybody asks is why did you make the background yellow? >> i thought it would make a stronger picture. >> reporter: yeah. >> and if you want a photograph get a photographer. >> it ended up with a family of the personal assistant who had it in the library for years and that's how it ended up in the auction. >> what a special story to be able to cover it. >> to have a piece of your own family history staring back at you, it was surreal. >> it gave me chills genuinely. it did. nice, anthony. >> thank you. coming up next wouldn't it be cool to have one of these. >> one pan fried catfish. not bad. i doubt there's catfish within
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institute in youngstown ohio. a once shuttered warehouse is a new state of the ard lab where they're mastering 3-d printing that will revolutionalize the way wi make almost everything. >> president obama believes the future of manufacturing is 3-d printing. as the president said, you can make just about anything with a 3-d printer from toys to machinery, even human body parts. we want to learn more from cornell university professor. he's the co-author of "fab friday indication:the new world of 3-d printing." you're joining us with a new 3-d printer which has spent the last four hours creating a mug which is to replicate our "cbs this morning" saturday mug. first of all, welcome. second of all, tell us how this is happening. >> this is one of several kinds of machines that can basically fabrication things almost anything but depositing material
and building it up. >> what's the range? what can it make? >> this particular machine can make things out of plastic. the limit is your imagination, but if you go beyond it you can print in metals and other kinds of materials. the range is infinite. >> can that machine make some of what is on the table? >> some of these parts, absolutely. there's plastic parts here and so forth. but some of these parts are a little bit more sophisticated. for example, there's metal parts over here and moving robotic parts that are made with multiple materials, clay parts and even cloth for clothing and this is a titanium nose implant. >> titanium nose implant, wow. >> so when it comes to applications, the medical industry is clearly one of the places where you could see this happening and changing the way our world looks. >> absolutely. i think already you have 3-d printers used to make implants like this titanium implant and
hip implant. what's unfolding now is bioprinting, the ability to print with live cells. there you're not printing permanent implants. they're living cells. real original parts if you'd like. >> that's mind-boggling. in simplest terms, how does this work? >> if you're familiar with ink jets, it spits out ink. this spis out plastic. it doesn't have to mr. plastic. it could be other types of materials. it's built through additive processes that basically eliminates all the challenges with complex shapes and you can print almost anything. >> the printer you brought today is sophisticated but from what i understand, individuals will be able to purchase these printers and for a couple hundreds of dollars.
there's some questions what can they build that's not good for the world? >> actually this is a consumer 3-d printer. this is a printer that costs about $2,200 and it is one that many people have at home. in fact, more of these are sold than industrial-scaled printers. >> it worries me. there are some potential imemploy kalgss of this that could be troubling. you looked at this in the book. what did you find? >> there are a lot of interesting things that have to do with consumer safety. if you print a steering wheel and it breaks you know who is liable for that? how do you know it's a certifiable design and so forth. >> you could print a gun. >> you could print part of a gun or working gun. it wouldn't be a military grade gun. it would work and we have disemployeesable plastic guns but it would be very difficult to regulate something like that. >> thank you for joining us. i have a feeling this conversation is one that will continue to become bigger and bigger. >> i think it's just beginning. >> up next, the dish.
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we have an extra special treat today on the dish. we have eric ripert is here. he's executive chef and co-owner of one of new york's very best restaurants that opened in 1986 and holder of a coveted three-star rating. >> critics have called him irreplaceable and without repair. he's been named outstanding chef. we're more than delighted to welcome chef eric ripert. we've been saying happy birthday because it's your birthday as
well. >> thank you very much. i'm 25 again. >> it's wonderful to have you. >> thank you. >> i had to take a sip, otherwise it would be bad luck. but i want to ask what have you brought for us outside of this delicious wine? >> we cob we have coq au vin. >> why is it a big family meal. >> because it's a tradition to gather around with cousins and everybody else grandma, grand pa grandpa. you have a dish that brings everybody together. it's typical of france. you find someone, somewhere.
you cook it in red wine for a few hours and then you know you gather around the table. >> is there a secret to great coq au vin? >> you were a young rooster when you got interested in this profession. you were 15 years old. >> yes. >> how did you know at 15 this was what your calling was? >> i had passion for eating all my life. from age 5 i was always in the kitchen with grandma, my aunts, my mother. i was very passionate about good food. i didn't know if i went to school to become a chef i would have to work so hard. i went into the kitchen because i wanted to eat and then i discovered it was hard work. >> so what made you want to open a restaurant? >> i had a passion for feeding people, i had a passion for cooking, for the art of cooking, and therefore after culinary school i worked in restaurants
and learned the craft and today i am working with a good team that allow us to create great food. >> and you also do great work through city harvest, your other big passion. tell us about that. >> it's an amazing organization that's dedicated to feet hungry people in new york and it's more than 1 million people that don't know when they're going have their next meal in yufrmt one child out of four doesn't know with when he'll have his next meal. it basically brings fresh food to the shelters. typically fresh food here that's not served in the restaurant grocery store, sit-down stores. that food would go to waste. i love the logic and the idea of taking it in the city of new york where we have such a big contrast between the rich and & the poor feeding poor people or
people who are in need. it's a basic, and i think it's a must to help people out. i don't see my life without helping and being in the food industry. >> that's a great goal. you've won and your restaurant as well. you've won so many awards over the years. is there one particular one that really meant the most to you? >> you know, we celebrate all over the world. >> yeah. >> each time we have something, we celebrate it. it's motivation for the team. we don't take any of it for granted. but every morning when i go to work, i don't think about the world. i think about what i'm supposed to do and the time is supposed to do every day to do a good job. that's what we think about. >> it's not easy staying on top in the restaurant world in new york but you've done it. >> we don't thifrg about that. we think about cooking the best. >> thank you for cooking the best for us. eric would you mind signing our dish for us, please.
>> i don't mind at all. it's an honor. that's supposed to be an "r." >> thank you so much for being with us. for more head to our website, cbsnews.com/cbsthismorning? >> don't go away. you're watching "cbs this morning saturday" [ speaking spanish ] sponsored by eggland's best. better nutrition, better eggs. eggland's best eggs. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. it's eb. maybe today you'll run some errands maybe another headache will get in the way. if you have migraines with 15 or more headache days a month, you're living a maybe life. and you may have chronic migraine. go to mychronicmigraine.com to find a headache specialist. and don't live a maybe life.
coming up on monday on "cbs this morning," retired supreme court justice sandra day o'connor. >> and i'll be visiting facebook headquarters in california as they make a big announcement. plus a wonderful singer alice smith sings live in studio 57. have a great weekend, everybody. thanks for being here. >> thank you have a great weekend. thank you eric rip ert. thank you, craig, from wf ooh r in miami. >> cheers. >> cheers. never enough cheers.
-- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com so you are relishing the wine for breakfast. >> yes. very happy. >> but it wouldn't be a birthday without a cake and because it's your birthday, a good friend of yours said he must make you a cake. >> he made this personally, by the way. >> well, of course he did personally. i know him. he's a very -- that's amazing. thank you. i was trying to keep it secret. >> not here. this is a news program. we broadcast everything. >> he picked all of the flavors and made sure -- i think this was a time-consuming cake as well. this isn't the kind of thing you
just put in your easy-bake oven. >> he had to impress you, which i'm sure was a big challenge for him. >> how long do you and francois go back? >> i met francois in 1991 when i worked in the kitchen. it was my first day and he came up to me and he said i'm the passtry chef here and don't tell me what to do. i was like okay francois. >> and since that day, he's been making you a cake every year on your birthday. >> and the christmas log which is a typical cake that we make in france and for the kings day and so on. >> one more time. >> absolutely cheers. [ speaking french ] >> >> announcer: for more about "cbs this morning," visit us at cbsnews.com. (woman) 3 days of walking
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retirement home. why a nurse stands by as an elderly woman apses... they're doing cpr, let her die. >> shocking behavior inside a retirement home. why a nurse stands by as an elderly woman collapses. it's just dumb and it's going to hurt. >> congress and the white house failed to reach a sequester deal, that tug-of-war over tax hikes and spending cuts. and bpa and chronic illness in children, the new discoveries raising more concern about the chemical and its effect on our health. it is 7:00 on saturday morning, march 2nd, thanks for joining us today, i'm ann macovick. >> we'll quickly tell you about the weather outside. we'll see a lot of high clouds
as the day continues. today a good deal warmer than what we've become accustomed too. all of this as we look out there towards the new section of the bay bridge, will lead to a chance of a few light showers overnight tonight and tomorrow. we'll have the entire forecast and it looks like it's turning wet next week. first let's get the latest from ann. >> it sure was a beautiful sunrise this morning. thanks for that, brian, we'll check in with you in a few. in the meantime, this is really a story you have to hear to believe, a dispatcher begging a nurse to start cpr, but kpix5 alyssa harrington reports the nurse said no over and over again. >> we need to get cpr started. that's not enough. >> okay. >> yeah, we can't do cpr. >>reporter: it's a call for help from the last person you'd expect, a nurse on the phone with a 911 dispatcher, refusing to give an unconscious woman cpr. her excuse? it's against her company's policy. what makes this even more bizarre, her company is a retirement home.