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a princely premiere. william and kate introduce the world to their baby boy and future king of england. >> he's got a good pair of lungs on him, that's for sure. he's a big boy. he's quite heavy. there is no question that what i did was wrong. this behavior is behind me. >> a new sexting scandal threatens to derail anthony weiner's run for new york city mayor, but the disgraced former congressman keeps his biggest supporter. >> i made the decision that it was worth staying in this marriage. and two divers have a whale of a tale to tell. their close encounter with some giants of the deep that leave them as the ones that got away. captioning funded by cbs thk thk 6
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this is the "cbs morning news" for july 24th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, the newest member of the britain's royal family spent his first night at home. the newborn son of prince william and his wife kate was introduced to the world yesterday, but probably won't be seen in public for a while. his parents say he's a big boy with a good set of lungs but they are still working on a name. tina kraus is outside kensington palace in london. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. yes, prince william and kate are getting a taste of the feeling of being parents. photos of the unnamed baby prince are splashed all over the papers today including this one that appears to show the new baby giving his first royal wave as his parents introduced him to the world. the prince with no name spent his first night out of the hospital in a palace fit for a king. the new family will live in a
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recently renovated apartment in kensington plalace. it's a place where prince william spent most of his childhood. they introduced their son to the public tuesday and were beaming with pride like any other first-time parents. >> it's a special time that any parent probably knows what this feeling feels like. >> reporter: the royal couple was eager to leave the crazy scene outside the hospital. prince william secured his newborn son in his car seat and drove the family away a little over 24 hours after his birth. >> hopefully things can get back to normal now. >> reporter: the baby prince's new home is set in a peaceful park and for a moment you feel like you're in the english countryside, but it's actually right in the heart of london. >> it's a beautiful place. >> reporter: the royal baby's
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grandparents were among the first to see the future monarch up close. prince charles and camilla and carol and michael and carol middleton visited the baby at the hospital, but the new prince has yet to meet his great grandmother the kwen who hosted a reception at buckingham palace at night. she leaves for scotland in the next couple of days. they're expected to spend a few days here at their home in london before kate and the baby head to her hometown of bucklebury just outside of london. kate's parents no doubt excited to spend some time with their new grandson. anne-marie? >> i'm sure. tina crouse, cbs news, kensington. thank you, tina. well, anthony weiner says his latest sexting scandal doesn't change anything in his race for city hall. weiner admitted exchanging sexually explicit pictures with a woman on line after he
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resigned from congress, "the new york times" calling him evasive and arrogant. they say he should resign. >> reporter: he once again admitted he sent sexually explicit images and messages to a woman online. >> there is no question what i did was wrong, this behavior is behind me, i've apologized to my wife houma. >> reporter: weiner's admission came after new images were posted on the gossip website "the dirty." weiner sent the photos and messages to a 22-year-old woman unnamed woim. she told reporters it started july and continued for ten months. she told reporters he used the name carlos danger. >> it was also at a time when my wife and i were working through our marriage. >> reporter: he denied reports texts sent by text to several women were his but later admitted they were and resigned
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his house seat in june, a year before the managers and latest allegations. weiner stayed out of the spotlight for more than two years before attempting a second political career. he launched his run for new york city mayor out of this fifth avenue office building. weiner's wife has been driving his mayoral campaign. she says she has put the matter behind her. >> i love him, i have forgiven him, i believe in him, and as we have said from the beginning, we are moving forward. >> reporter: with the mayoral primary weeks away. vinita nair, cbs news, new york. the white house is trying to build support in congress to continue the controversial domestic spying program. today the house will vote on amendments to a nearly $600 billion defense bill that would block the nsa from gathering phone records of millions of americans.
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tara mergener is in washington with more on that. good morning, tara. >> good morning, anne-marie. white house press secretary jay carney released a statement late last night saying that while the president is open to a discussion of domestic surveillance tactics, the house amendment stripped the nsa of one of its most important counterterrorism tools. me meanwhile it could also have an impact on how the u.s. gets involved in the conflict in syria. general chief alexander made an emergency visit to capitol hill on tuesday. he asked lawmakers from both parties to oppose an amendment to a defense bill that would stop his agency from collecting phone records from millions of americans. the legislation is one of the first actions by congress against the nsa since former contractor edward snowden leaked details of the agency's domestic spying programs last month. michigan republican congressman justin amosh introduced the amendment and believes it has a
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good chance of getting bipartisan support, but members of congress are split on whether the program is necessary to keep americans safe. >> you know, what we're doing in the metadata program is finding the needle in the haystack, and you need to find the haystack in order to find the needle. >> reporter: would with hold funds from any military operations in syria. this comes as the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff laid out his assessment of what a u.s. military intervention in syria would look like. general martin dempsey listed the options in a letter to the senate armed services committee. among them establishing a no-fly zone, which would require hundreds of aircraft at a cost of up to billion dollars a month with no guarantee that it would turn the tide in the failing of rebels fighting the regime of
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bashar al assad. and another amendment in the defend bill would prohibit the u.s. from funding military operations in egypt as well. anne-marie? >> tara mergener in washington. thank you, tara. well, a fire is burning this morning on a blown out natural gas well in the gulf of mexico. it's located in shallow waters 55 miles off the coast of louisiana. workers were evacuated from a nearby drilling rig yesterday after the blowout. there were no reports of injuries though. inspectors flying over saw a slight sheen on the water nearby. and the massachusetts state police photographer who leaked photos of boston bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev has been placed on desk duty. sergeant sean murphy wasn't authorized to release the photographs. they show a bloody tsarnaev on the night he was captured in april. murphy was upset "rolling stone" magazine glamorized tsarnaev on its cover. he e could face more disciplinary actions. coming up on the "morning news," the latest crashing on the landing of a southwest
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angie's list -- reviews you can trust. a joy use beginning to the catholic church's youth day in bra zale. half a million people attended. today pope francis visits a hospital to meet with patients. the week-long festival is expected to draw more than 1 million people. and here in new york, the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from southwest airlines flight 345 have been recovered and have been sent to washington for analysis. on monday the landing gear collapsed causing the plane to skid down the runway of laguardia airport. 16 people were injure. there were no fatalities. >> on the "cbs moneywatch" apple earnings beat forecasts but they fall short and a security glitch for new york city's bike program. ashley morrison is here in new york with that and more. good morning, ashley. >> and good morning to you,
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anne-marie. apple beat the street. the tech jiejt said tuesday they sold more iphones than expected, but profits fell 20%. still it topped expectations and shares jumped 5%. ceo tim cob said apple will release some new products in the coming months. an uneven day on wall street. the dow gained 22 points to close at another record high. the nasdaq draped 18 points. asian markets were mixed. tokyo's nikkei lost more than a quarter percent while hong kong's hang seng gained a quarter percent. another cost-cutting proposal from the postal service, this time to phase out door-to-door service, saving them up to $6 billion a year. last year they lost $16 billion. a house committee will vote on those changes today. and a computer glitch in the nation's largest bike sharing program.
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city bike here in new york says the personal and financial information of more than 1,000 customers was exposed. the breach happened back in april. officials say the problem was immediately fixed and there's no evidence anybody accessed the data, but still two words we really don't ever like to hear is "security breach." >> so true. it's a very popular program, so let's hope things run a little bit smoother. >> let's hope. >> ashley morrison in new york. thanks, ashley. straight ahead, your weather and could a-rod be the next to go the in the doping scandal. and later two divers almost become lunch for a pair of humpback whales. almost become lunch for a pair of humpback whales. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. i was okay, but after lunch my knee started to hurt again. and now i've got to take more pills. ♪ yup. another pill stop. can i get my aleve back yet? ♪
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>>re's here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, partly sunny, 86 the high. miami, thunderstorms today. chicago, partly sunny, nothing but sunshine in dallas, but 102 the high. los angeles, clouds and sun. time now for a check of the national forecast. a cold front will move through the south, bringing showers and thunderstorms. severe storms are possible for the mississippi valley and northeast texas. it will be dry across most of the northeast and midwest, and a line of scattered showers and thunderstorms stretches from wyoming to new mexico. in sports now we begin with baseball's doping scandal. a major league executive tells cbs news that new york yankee alex rodriguez could be the next
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rodriguez could be the next player suspended for using performance enhancing drugs, and it could be beyond the 65-game in suspension imposed on milwaukee outfielder ryan braun. executives say baseball has an overwhelming amount of evidence on rodriguez and it could lead to a suspension of years or even a lifetime ban. brawn won the mvp award in 2011. votes were taken before he was reportedly taking los angeles dodgers outfielder kent says he considers braun a friend, but in the wake of it, he thinks braun should be stripped of his award. >> i think people are disappointed, shocked, but i think we all must move on. you know, he admitted his mistake. last night in toronto kemp's dodgers staged a winning.
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the surging dodgers came back from an 8-3 deficit thanks to a three-run homer by adrian gonzalez and an eighth inning shot by andre ethier. l.a. beat the blue jays 10-9 for their 22nd win in 27 games. and football training camps are open and that means up close and personal time for fans at the dallas training camp in oxnard, california. bryant shows he can hold a baby as well as a football. not only did bryant hold the baby as well as a politician, he autographed her dress. how cute is that. when we return, extreme whale watching. divers find themselves uncomfortably close to two hungry whales. >> announcer: sports sponsored by just for men moustache and beard. keep living the dream. beard. keep living the dream.
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in all major retailers here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., thunderstorms.
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atlanta, thunderstorms as well. stoous will st. louis will be partly cloudy today but thunderstorms in denver and mostly sunny in seattle. well, a rare look at what earth looks like from saturn. nasa's cassini spacecraft snapped this picture last week. earth is the tiny blue dot under saturn's ring. it's about 900 million miles away. and for the first time cassini captured the earth and the moon in the same photo. they got what they were looking for and more last weekend. as bill whitaker reports their close encounter with marine life happened close to home in california. >> we decided to snorkel right off the back of the boat here to stee if we could see some whales.
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>> reporter: but they got way more than they bargained for. >> holy [ bleep ]. >> reporter: it's one of those images that must be seen to be believed. two humpback whales about 500 pounds apiece, five stories tall, gulped a school of fish. >> if i wasn't laughing, i would have been screaming. >> reporter: jay has shot the video that went viral. >> three-fight difference one way or the other could have ended up with a completely different story over the weekend. >> reporter: theirs is an adventure story. the three friends have traveled the world trying to get as close to possible with sea life. they traveled with dolphins in tasmania. this was honduras. but they never expected to get this close. their greatest adventure just 2 1/2 miles off the shore close to home. >> i had a pretty good idea, but
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until you see one up close, oh, my god, that's so big. >> reporter: they knew something was up when the water came alive. >> to my surprise a group of sardines or anchovy swam all around me. thump, thump, thump, thump, thump. >> i didn't register that boiling fish means there's a predator coming. >> and before i knew it whales popped out of the water. it was like two mountains erupted out of the water. >> the bait fish pouring out of their mouth and they kind of sink back into the water and swam off. >> reporter: as for them, they say they now have new respect for the seas and the greatest fish story ever to tell their friends. bill whitaker, cbs news, los angeles. >> they certainly do. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," wounded veterans who plan to race to the south pole. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." ñ [ female announcer ] this test paper
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in southwestern china amateur video caught villagers running from a massive landslide on monday. china officials say 28 houses were swept away and 1,400 people had to be relocated. here's another look at this morning's top stories. anthony weiner says he won't drop out of the race for mayor of new york city. on tuesday he admitted to having a sexual correspondence with a woman more than a year after resigning from congress amid scandal. and prince william and kate spent the night at home in london with the newest member of the royal family. they spent the night with their son before leaving the hospital. the senate is expected to vote today on a bipartisan bill
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to offer lower interest rates for student loans. a new study finds that parents no longer pay the largest portion of college costs. last year their average share was $5,727. that's down 35% from 2010. ben tracy looks at just how students are paying for school. >> reporter: when do you head to school? >> in september. >> reporter: jessica fann will be a freshman at the university of california irvine. her grades and need got her a state grant that will cover more than 90% of the $15,000 tuition. >> reporter: when you were searching for colleges, how much of a factor was cost? >> it was the biggest factor actually. i was actually going to apply to a bunch of private schools but i didn't apply to any because my mom couldn't afford them anymore. >> reporter: the survey today shows 67% of students eliminated their search because of cost. up from 2008. parents used to pay the biggest share of their tuition bill.
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now grants and scholarships cover 30% of college costs while parents fund 27%. loans cover 18%. it's not that parents are suddenly cheap. it's that college tuition has outpaced inflation by 27% in the past five years. tuition and room and board as a four-year college averages just under $47,000. >> each year it goes higher and higher. it's hard because i know my family's income isn't increasing at the rate my college tuition is increasing. i was very careful not to ask my >> reporter: fann plans to live with a relative close to campus. >> if i didn't have the scholarship and grants, i would definitely be struggling with that until i was 40. it's just too much. >> reporter: while her first year is all but paid for she has to keep her grades up so she can keep her grant. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this
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morning," we will go to rio de janeiro to catch up with the pope as he celebrates world youth day. plus, the fight on capitol hill over the nsa surveillance program. we'll talk to john miller. and we'll meet some remarkable veterans who will race to the south pole. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald the gang's all here except for frank. it's wednesday, july 24. i'm brian hackney. frank will be back next week. >> and i'm michelle griego. time now is 4:29. today this is our gang, though. >> yes, it is. what a tv series. back in the '50s.
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>> that's right. hey, guys, we have some changes today. that subtropical moisture is gone. dense fog in parts of the area this morning. temperatures mild, some 50s and some 60s out there. 61 in san jose. 61 in concord. we're warming up, though. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and this morning, we're going to take you live towards the dublin interchange. headlights are moving westbound. but it's actually eastbound we're watching this morning because there is some overnight roadwork through the livermore valley. a lot of lanes are block. so we'll tell you if it's causing any delays coming up. >> good deal. thanks, elizabeth. the oakland city council is demanding answers about the violence that followed this month's acquittal of george zimmerman in florida. the main question is why the police department was caught off guard. kpix 5 reporter linda yee got the answer from the police chief. >> reporter: within hours of the zimmerman verdict, the protest turned violent and there were not enough cops to stop it. police chief sean whent. >> what


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