tv CBS This Morning CBS October 15, 2013 7:00am-9:01am PDT
right. congratulations. >> say hi to brad. good morning to our viewer in the west. it is tuesday, october 15th, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." the senate closes in on a deal but will the house follow? we'll talk with senator amy klobucar, part of the bipartisan group that could have the solution to the government gridlock. >> a 6-year-old boy drowns aboard a cruise ship full of passengers. why weren't there any lifeguards? plus fighting over guns in america. piers morgan is in studio 57. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> we've made tremendous progress. everyone just needs to be patient. >> we've had a good day. >> senate leaders close in on a
compromise. >> the possibility of a deal to end the government shutdown and extend the debt ceiling. >> unclear whether speaker boehner will allow a vote on the possible breakthrough. >> it does not include changes to obama care. >> focused on the wrong subject. >> the death toll is rising from a major earthquake in the philippines. >> it caused roads to buckle and buildings to collapse. >> for the second night in a row, dry ice exploded at los angeles international airport. two other devices were found nearby. >> according to documents given to "the washington post" by edward snowden, the nsa is harvesting millions of contact lists. >> from private accounts that you likely use like gmail, facebook, and hot mail. >> from tripoli to a prison cell in new york city. al qaeda suspect al libi facing arraignment on terror charges today. >> a tragic accident on a carnival cruise ship, a 6-year-old drowning in a pool on board. >> everyone was crying. the family was distraught. they had to pull the mother away.
>> the health problems for george w. bush is much more serious. a main artery was 95% blocked. ? a young black bear in reno nevada. >> he's a big fan of paddleball. >> the second biggest winner ever on "the price is right." >> she won $140,000 in prizes. >> you got it! >> so excited he made contact. >> watched it. the dodgers win it. >> and "all that mattered." >> new criticism against the obama administration the botched obama care rollout. >> this is excruciatingly embarrassing for the white house. when they get it if i canned i hope they fire some people who were in charge. >> i got on the computer and had no trouble whatsoever. signed right up for obama care and ordered six months mexican viagra. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places.
>> welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning, norah. >> good morning to you, charlie. >> as you wake matchup the west congress is closer than ever to ending the budget standoff. more talks are under way this morning. the 15th day of the partial government shutdown and two days before a deadline to increase the debt limit. senate leaders say they are close to a compromise. >> but house republicans met in the last hour and they plan to vote today on a bill of their own. it is similar to the senate plan but with a couple of modifications to obama care including a two-year delay of a tax on medical devices. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. all the house republicans are discussing that deal in a meeting that is wrapping up right now. the plan would reopen the government right away and raise the debt ceiling for about four months. it was crafted by senate leaders who took charge after talks between the white house and house republicans fell apart. gridlock finally gave way monday as the senate's democratic
leader and his republican counterpart rushed to reach a deal. >> we've made tremendous progress. we are not there yet, but tremendous progress. >> reporter: the plan they're discussing would fund the government through mid-january and raise the debt ceiling until mid-february. a new committee of bipartisan negotiators would look for ways to cut the deficit between now and mid-december and a new anti-fraud provision would be added to the president's health care law to verify the incomes of those who apply for insurance subsidies. the framework seemed to satisfy senate democrats. >> it's extremely partisan. >> and senate republicans. >> finally talking about the right thing. >> reporter: house republicans could be harder to win over. they wanted major changes to obama care and had proposed a very different plan with a shorter increase in the debt ceiling to the president. >> dropped us like a hot potato because our deal he didn't want to deal with. >> reporter: still they may not have any other options if they want to raise the debt ceiling
before the deadline. virginia republican frank wolf. >> it is time to show some humility. it is time to govern. let's get the government back open ensure we don't default on our debt and then commit ourselves to curbing unsustainable spending. >> reporter: some house republicans tell us they're waiting to see the final plan before they make um their minds. others are already talking about amending the plan, though there isn't much time for that before thursday's dooemg deadline spop the real question now is will speaker boehner feel comfortable putting this plan up for a vote knowing that he'll have to get some votes from democrats. charlie and norah? >> all right nancy. thank you. there's just part of the deal. the other part, president obama, his meeting with congressional leaders is on hold this morning to give them time to work out a final plan. major garrett is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie and our viewers out west. if this deal holds, president
obama will take it and claim victory because it reopens the government and lists the threat of default at least for a few months and largely on president obama's terms. as he has been for the last three days, president obama will remain on the sidelines. the white house is deferring all the final negotiating details to the senate majority leader harry reid of nevada. this deal passes the senate and the house, it will buy washington some time but not much. more budget talks are coming and the question is whether the seemingly endless cycle of budget crises after budget crises can be broken. leon panetta, the president's former defense secretary, said monday congressional republicans are a problem in all this but laid half the blame at president obama's debt saying he refuses to seriously negotiate new approaches to spending taxes, or entitlement programs like medicare. this fragile deal may survive and even if it does another budget stand wauf congress and all the economic uncertainty it brings is just a few months away. and even if mr. obama won more than he lost in this round, even
a former cabinet secretary says he needs to develop new leadership skills to break this cycle of budget crisis in washington. norah and charlie? >> major, thank you. the compromise first took shape over the weekend at a meeting of senate democrats and republicans. amy klobucar was one of the democrats in that meeting. senator, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. it's great to be on. >> thank you very much. we note first of all that many people are saying senate women lead an effort to find accord. >> are you surprised? >> no, i'm not. as i said earlier. >> senator susan collins played a major role in bringing this group together six democrats, six republicans, half women. and i think we played a constructive role in terms of setting up a framework and some ideas and bringing those to leadership on both sides. and i don't think it's also a surprise that the senate is able to work out agreements and find some common ground. we've been doing it with farm bill, the immigration bill and we're very hope 2012 house will follow suit. >> but the question is did the
democrats and the president get most of what they wanted so that you will not be able to sell it to john boehner who will be able to sell it to his caucus? >> when you think of it this is an agreement that doesn't contain really anything except keeping the government open giving a short time frame, which was important to both democrats and republicans because we really want to have an incentive to negotiate a larger budget deal as major was talking about so that we don't lurch from financial crisis to financial crisis, and making sure we're paying our bills for the next few months while we're making these negotiations. i think in that way everyone knows that the job isn't done yet, that the real job is ahead of us. >> let me press you on that because already house republicans have said this is the senate surrender caucus. what have you give top help get these house republicans on board? >> well i think first of all,
the deal -- i'm not going to negotiate it right here. the outlines aren't there. but i think what has happened here is that we made very clear we're keeping the budget control act in place but giving an opportunity to negotiate a longer-term budget. we have a senate passed budget and a house passed budget. they've always said they want to work it out in regular order. we can do that. and figure out a way to really get some smarter cuts in place rather than just the hammer of sequestration. there are cuts that's true but there's also some other things that we can do reform revenues, to really put this country in a better place to compete globally. >> what happens concessions on obama care? anything for the republicans? >> well again, the details on this aren't out yet, but i think that you've seen changes to the affordable care act over time. the 1099 provisions for small businesses were changed. i'd like to see major change with the medical device tax, get that repealed. there are things that we can do but i think the president's point was that it's not the time
to do it when the government's shut down. >> let me ask you a final question about the obama care website where people can sign up. $400 million was spent on this site, and as you know it is plagued with problems. there are some people who suggest people should be fired. what's your take? >> well my take is first looking at my state where we haven't had quite those problems we've had over 10,000 people get accounts over 300 small businesses and there are clearly some issues. and everyone has said that. i think the most important thing for the american people is the rates are pretty good. there are some great bargains there that you aren't able to get if you're a small business or an individual on the regular market, and i think in the end once those glitches are fixed, what really matters is what's the product, what you can buy, what's the competition. that's what matters in the american marketplace. >> all right. senator amy klobucar good to see you. thank you so much. >> good to see you. >> and accused al qaeda terrorist abu anas al libi will face a judge in new york this
morning. he's accused of taking part in the 1998 u.s. embassy bombings in africa. a special forces unit captured him in libya ten days ago. al libi was interrogated aboard a u.s. navy ship in the mediterranean. john miller is former deputy director of national intelligence. good morning. >> good morning. >> you have some new reporting this morning. what do we know about al libi? he was captured in libya, been on this boat. what have we learned? >> captured by the delta force, taken to the san antonio. >> the "uss san antonio" is the name of the boat. >> right. not as much as they would want to. this was cut short because he's got hepatitis and had to be moved more quickly into part of what the high value detainee interrogation booth does is over a period of time they'll develop a relationship they may trick a suspect into admitting things that they already think they know. this is something that can take weeks. in this case, it was a matter of days. his information about al qaeda
in libya might have had some value. his information about al qaeda central command is probably fairly dated by now. >> other than the fact this guy might have been responsible for something and they very much wanted to get him, do they believe he has anything he can give them with respect to what's happening today? >> i think that's an exercise they have to go through, and i don't think they have enough time, charlie, to know that now because usually that's something you learn at the end of that process. most of these guys always hold back what they think is important. so that's an open question. where they're going with this case is actually very interesting, because you say well, the embassy bombings which killed 225 people including a dozen americans back in 1998 you know, that's an old case, bringing him to trial for that finding witnesses. but they have a smoking gun witness, an individual named ali mohammed. not much is ever discussed about ali mohammed, but he's story in himself, a former captain in the egyptian army part of the unit that assassinated anwar sadat,
came to the united states managed miraculously to join the u.s. army, got the rank of sergeant, was assigned to jfk's special warfare school at ft. bragg. he taught u.s. special forces, the same people ho who captured al libi arabic language skill, islamic culture courses. all that time he was a double agent for al qaeda. the thing that makes him critical in this case is back in 1993 through 1997 al libi was part of the planning process with ali mohammed to blow up those embassies. there's a direct witness who can sit there and say i talked to him, we did the surveillance we planned these bombings. >> i assume they like the idea that the united states is saying we will track you down no matter how long it's been. >> and they have done that in this case. they have literally gone to the four corners of the globe to find people from east africa south africa libya, egypt, you name it. they've been there. >> thanks john. two days of nuclear talks between iran the united states and five other world powers
begin this morning in geneva. these are the first negotiations since iran elected a new president in june. hassan rouhani is taking a more moderate tone than his predecessor. not everyone is convinced by his approach. >> what has the brought this to pass, what has got rouhani to the negotiating table are the existing sanctions, and we've got to have the leverage to increase that to make certain that they understand we're serious about having them in their nuclear weapons program. >> elizabeth palmer is in geneva where the talks are taking place. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. the negotiators arrived on time this morning. the iranian team is being led by iran's own foreign minister and the u.s. team by a senior state department diplomat wendy sherman. we hear after the meeting convened the iranian stood up with a power point presentation that laid out their compromises
on their nuclear program. shortly afterwards, the meeting broke up so all parties will be studying that very carefully. you mentioned that rouhani has changed iran's tune really. that's unmistakable. not only was with that landmark phone call with president obama but also he's been pushing back at the hawks at home. he's told the revolutionary guard core the very anti-western military force, to back off, to stay out of politics. he's been backed in that by iran's supreme leader. so this is an administration that wants to deal. however, it comes down to how badly do they want those sanctions lifted and what are they willing to give. we should know sometime in the next 48 hours. charlie and norah? >> thanks, elizabeth. a powerful earthquake rocked the philippines this morning. at least 93 people are dead more than 100 aftershocks are now recorded. but no tsunami was generated. seth doane is covering the
destruction. >> reporter: the deadly 7.2 magnitude quake rocked the central philippines early this morning. it sent shock waves through the region that brought down buildings, cracked roads, and left millions of people scrambling to safety. officials say the earthquake struck about 20 miles deep on a popular tourist destination with a population in excess of 1 million people. but the majority of the deaths occurred in nearby cebu province, an island inhabited by more than 2.6 million people. many schools and businesses were closed for a muslim holiday when the quake hit. soldiers were called in to respond to the tragedy. and despite how frequently earthquake os cur in this part of the pacific known as the ring of fire the outcomes remain unpredictable. a weaker magnitude 6.9 trembler in the philippines just last year killed nearly 100 people.
for "cbs this morning," seth doane, beijing. los angeles international airport is open this morning but facing a disturbing mystery. for the second time in 24 hours a dry ice bomb went off at one of the terminals. no one was hurt. last night's blast comes after a bottle filled with dry ice blew up sunday night. two other devices have also been found. each of them in restricted areas. now, terrorism is not suspected. so far, no arrests in the case. >> time to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" reports the nsa is collecting hundreds of millions of e-mail addresses. that's according to edward snowden. the agency is pulling the information from address books and buddy lists on instant message accounts worldwide. but a government spokesman says the nsa is not interested in personal information about so-called ordinary americans. >> "national journal" looks at former president george w. bush's recent heart problem. it was far more serious than
first thought. sources say doctors found more than 95% of a coronary artery blocked. an expert says when that happens, "you're supposed to die." the former president's staff is not commenting. "the times" of london says doctors confirm traces of radioactive material on the belongings of former leader yasser arafat. he died in 2004. among the items tested are a hat, toothbrush and underwear. report does not say if arafat was deliberately poisoned. cbsphilly.com looks at controversial stop and frisk video. it shows police officers stopping two men apparently for no reason. the officers are seen cursing and appear to be threatening the men. the incident is under investigation. "the wall street journal" says blackberry is trying to reassure customers. the company posted an open letter in dozens of newspapers. this morning the message, they're not going anywhere. blackberry reported nearly $1 billion in losses in the last
quarter. >> and we are looking at a great day ahead. plenty of sunshine, high pressure and off shore wind blowing off side. looking good even into the afternoon. how about that. the ridge going to keep clear skies even out at the beaches today. some of the temperatures moving up into the 70s coast side. inside the bay 80s in the valleys. next couple days warming things up and cool things down on thursday. a few more clouds coming our way. cooler temperatures over the weekend. >> annou: >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by toyota. let's go places.
a tragic accident on a cruise. a 6-year-old boy drowns in the ship's pool. >> like many cruise ships, the carnival "victory" did not have a lifeguard on duty. what the company has to say about its policy. piers morgan comes to studio 57 fresh off a new battle over gun rights. >> i just want less americans to die from guns. what about you? >> you want less americans to own guns period right? >> i think that would be a good hinge, yes. >> why he says the debate is driven by fear. >> plus what you'll likely do today that has the same risk to your health as smoking. the news is back in the morning here on "cbs this morning." stay tuned for your local news. >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by gear deli squares chocolate.
that little reward for all the things you do. i squares chocolate... ♪ a little rendezvous ♪ savor our luscious filling combined with our slow melting chocolate. ♪ that little reward for all the things you do. ♪ only from ghirardelli. [ female announcer ] we take away your stuffy nose. you keep the peace. we calm your congestion and pain. [ man ] thank you. thank you. male announcer ] you rally the team. you guys were awesome. [ female announcer ] we give you relief from your cough. you give them a case of the giggles. tylenol cold® helps relieve even your worst cold and flu symptoms, so you can carry on with your day. but for everything we do we know you do so much more. tylenol cold®. [ male announcer ] there's chicken and then there's juicy chicken. the difference is best foods. best foods is the secret to making parmesan crusted chicken so juicy and so delicious. you can make dinner disappear. best foods. bring out the best.
the acidic levels in some foods... orange juice...tomato sauce... can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel. because it helps to strengthen the enamel that you have. and i believe it's doing a good job. i'll call you in a little bit. google... how do i get home? getting directions. before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting
within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. with copd, i thought i'd miss our family tradition. now symbicort significantly improves my lung function starting within 5 minutes. and that makes a difference in my breathing. today, we're ready for whatever swims our way. ask your doctor about symbicort. i got my first prescription free. call or click to learn more. [ male announcer ] if you can't afford your medication astrazeneca may be able to help. [ male announcer ] when hair is this hydrated, it flooows... discover nexxus hydra-light. hydra-light's formulas with light, deep-sea minerals give up to 80% more moisturization that won't weigh hair down. nexxus hydra-light. raise your standard.
[ female announcer ] tonight, we're all cooking because new campbell's skillet sauces make it easy. just brown some meat and add the campbell's skillet sauce for a meal so awesome, you'll want to share it. now everyone is cooking. with new campbell's skillet sauces. [ male announcer ] you'll only find advil, the #1 selling pain reliever in one cold medicine. advil congestion relief. it delivers a one-two punch at pain and sinus pressure with the power of advil and a nasal decongestant in a single pill. advil congestion relief.
security. >> this is a game of cat and this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> hi, everyone. good morning 7:26 on your tuesday. i'm frank mallicoat. get you updated obey area headlines. bart trains were up and rolling this morning in a surprise move. union ands management agreed to extend labor talks. they negotiated until a little after 5 this morning. both sides back at the bargaining table at 1:00 this afternoon. an earthquake shaking people out of their beds in the east bay. 3.2 was centered in the berkeley hills after 1 a.m. this morning. hundreds of reports on the usgs site. no reports of damage or injuries. couple aftershocks too. no problems just yet. got your traffic and your weather coming up after the break.
good morning. let's get a check of the bay bridge. it is stacked up into the foot of the maze this morning. about 10 to 15 minutes on to the span. metering lights on now. san mateo bridge traffic moving at the speed limit. small delay behind the toll plaza. and after earlier delays, all bart trains are back on time. that is your latest traffic. for more on your forecast, here's lawrence. >> working on a gorgeous day outside. a lot of sunshine coming your way. off shore winds are blowing. the sun coming up on a beautiful day. high pressure and control going to stick around for the next couple days to bring off shore winds. then begin to notice changes. still temperature wise today plan on 60s and 70s coast side. a lot of 70s inside the bay. a little bit warmer for tomorrow.
when our little girl was born, we got a subaru. it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the two-thousand-fourteen subaru forester. (girl) what? (announcer) built to be there for your family. love. it's what makes a subaru a subaru.
♪ well, a close call in texas. take a look at the lightning that struck off the bow of a boat. a 16-year-old had his camera ready when it stormed south of dallas. he said they couldn't tell the storm was brewing. wow, they were heading back when the lightning bolt slammed into the lake in front of them. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour a new health warning about the risk of sitting around. could it really be as bad as smoking did robert agis looks at changes that physicians make for checkups. piers morgan he's called congress gutless when it comes to gun control.
last night, another passionate debate. the investigation continues after a 6-year-old boy drown while swimming in a pool on board a carnival cruise ship. it happened just a few feet away from his family and othernorah. carnival said this is the first time a child has browned aboard one of its ships. passengers came to help but it came too late. sunday afternoon, 6-year-old quinton hunter was swimming with his family on one of the ships. the family was enjoying the final leg of a four-day caribbean cruise. >> out of nowhere, i heard all of this motion i realized it was the same little boy that i had seen playing with his older brother and his mother and his father. in the very shallow end of the pool. >> reporter: like most cruise line carnival does not provide life guards on its ships.
passengers rushed in to try to rescue hunter. >> i actually helped grab his body in the proper position so they could perform cpr. everyone was crying. the family was distraught. they had to pull the mother and appear away pleading and begs his son to stay alive. >> reporter: the boy did not survive. carnival told "cbs this morning" as with many land-baseded hotels and resorts with swimming pools, cruise ships provide conspicuous signage to alert passengers that a life guard is not on duty. parental supervision is required for children under 13. specializing in maritime law, she used to represent cruise ships but brings lawsuits against them. >> is it reasonable to put a life guard around pools? yes, it is reasonable. and the cruise lines are not
taking the necessary steps. >> reporter: she said passengers are easily distracted on pool decks and warning signs are not enough. >> they have attendants walking around selling drinks. they can have someone up by the slide when passengers go down. why can't they just have someone next to the pool? >> reporter: on monday after the ship docked at port miami some passengers were still shaken by what they saw. >> the poor family has to go on heartfelt sympathies to the family and its care team is providing assistance and support. charlie, norah. >> anna thank you. there is new evidence that sit for hours can be as healthy as smoking. the american heart association says that means changes for doctors as well. dr. david agus is with "cbs this
morning" contributor and from the university of southern california. tell me what the recommendation is. >> listen the american heart association built on data and in just a couple weeks the study came out that movement walking reduces your chance of breast chance by 20%. exercise was better than medications. the american heart association says every doctor needs to take an exercise record a movement record of their patients. so when they came in ask them what they did during the day, in addition to what's your cholesterol or blood pressure just as important. >> what are the current recommendations as far as how much you're supposed to be exercising? >> the current recommendation moving half hour or more over a day. so the real date is moving over time. every half hour, get up and move. the more over time you move the better. listen, our country designed lead certifications for building
on the environment, how it would affect co2. we never did health certifications. if i were the ceo of a company i'm make elevators coin-operated. >> so, therefore, you'd walk the stairs? >> yes. make people realize they're hurting themselves. >> movement over time more important than drugs. and it's got to be a daily activity. so taking the stairs as you point out, walking to and from work. less car rides. all those kinds of things. explain physiologically what happens when you're sitting for a long period of time. >> it's pretty wild. our lymphatics have no control over the muscle wall. the contractions actually make your body work. we were designed to move. we were engineered to movement that makes our body work. the more you are on the company, the closer your parking space.
the richer you are you the more bathrooms in your house. >> you also made this point when we sat down exercising more than 53 minutes at a time is not good for you. >> listen, we know that. there's a distinguishing return after about an hour it's not that it's not good for you you you don't have any return. some people who really push it too much they can hurt themselves. we all read about the gym fixers of the world. the ultra marathoners who die of a heart attack. you're body is not used to pushing too much. i love the fact you that go to the gym for an hour but the rest of the day you have to move. >> so would it be better to be an ultra marathoner than a sudden person? >> i do want to marry the two together. we weren't made for ultra marathoning, but we were made to move. >> it's always great to see you. piers morgan is in our toyota green room.
he's joined anger for the nra for his stance on gun control. we'll talk to him about that cnn, and his new book on "cbs this morning." ♪ go your own way ♪ when i first got shingles it started on my back. and i had like this four inch band of bumps that came around to the front of my body. and the pain from it was- it was excruciating. it made me curtail my activities cause i'm really an outgoing kind of a guy. and, uh, i like to play sports i play basketball, i play pool. i did not want anyone to brush into me to cause me more pain than i was already enduring. i went to my doctor; he said well you actually have shingles. this is a result of you having chickenpox as a kid.
it totally caught me off guard. i put the pool cue in the corner. i couldn't do those things anymore. the basketball- it caught dust. i wanted to just crawl up in a ball and just, just wait til it passed. well i drove grandpa to his speed dating this week so i should probably get the last roll... yeah but i practiced my bassoon. [ mom ] and i listened. [ brother ] i can do this. [ imitates robot ] everyone deserves ooey, gooey pillsbury cinnamon rolls. make the weekend pop. walmart talked to customers about buying the latest windows touch laptops with intel inside on layaway. here's what they say. i do love the touchscreen. i find it much easier to use. this is so much faster than my old computer. i like that you can personalize it - that you can have the things that you like. it's an awesome price for what i am getting. i love the price and i love the layaway plan. free layaway is amazing! i want to take it home! (laughing) walmart has top brands of windows
touchscreen computers powered by intel -- and you can put them on layaway today free with no opening fee. ♪ ♪ [ girl ] roses are red. violets are blue. splenda® is sweet. and so are you. [ female announcer ] just about anywhere you use sugar you can use splenda® no calorie sweetener. ♪ ♪ splenda® lets you experience the joy of sugar without all the calories. it's a very good reason to enjoy something sweet with the ones you love. think sugar, say splenda™ ♪ we asked people, "if you could get paid to do something you really love, what would you do?" ♪ ♪ [ woman ] i'd be a writer. [ man ] i'd be a
♪ you know the reason that so many people get killed by guns in america because idiots like you, an i use that word -- >> thanks for the name calling. >> -- think it's funny, think it's funny to laugh in the middle of me reading a statement from the victim's family at sandy hook. >> piers morgan is never one to shy away from a heated conversation. for nearly two decades. he's made a name for himself first in britain and now in the u.s. he's the host of piers morgan live on cnn. he's also the host of a new
book shooting straight. it's published by simon and schuster, a division of cbs. >> what's with the george clooney part? >> i was interviewing him with "gravity." he's in there just because he's great fun. i wonder how many celebrities i thought encompass what real stars should be, very charming. all the stuff he does in the sudan. that's why he made title. >> you call congress gutless because they refuse to take action on guns. you got some pushback from people who said get that guy out of america he's not an american. >> actual list, there's a petition to have me deported but there's also a petition in britain for me to stay here.
so i was -- here's the thing about guns. adam gottlieb from the second amendment foundation. he wanted to turn the first anniversary of sandy hook of a guns save lives day. i was reading a statement from the daughter of the principal of that school who was killed. the outrage of the campaign. he began to laugh during the middle of the statement. and it showed to me the utter crassness of some of these pro-gun rights people. in failing to understand the decimation that guns can cause to so many lives. >> what do you think of american guns in your judgment. >> it's a fascinating charge. charlie, in britain, 16 young children, same age as sandy hook murdered by a gunman. everyone came together. the media collectively the can
daily mirror the chief, campaigned very strongly on this. the public united. all handguns are banned. two things have happened since the average murder race from guns in britain is 35 people a year. that's the number of americans that get killed every day from guns. but it's worse than that. in america, another 50 will die today from suicide today from guns. after that 100,000 americans a year get hit by gunfire. now, you can look at places like germany or australia, wherever you bring in tough, sensible gun safety control measures you have less deaths. that's what i'm about. i want fewer americans to be killed by guns. >> you were talking about banning americans. we have the second amendment mere in heck. more than 100 million gun owners in this country. it is is a right that many americans enjoy and use safely. >> i have no problem in a
country with so many guns in circulation with a family exercising their first amendment right to defend their families with a handgun at home. nobody can tell me that any civilian in america needs a military-style assault weapon or a magazine which has 30 to 100 bullets as we saw in aurora or sandy hook. and the idea that you can't even in congress pass background checks. you can't even get through a law that 90% of the american people support, which would mean you that can determine somebody buying a gun with a criminal or mentally insane. this is the stuff -- >> pretty much -- how are you different from the way mayor bloomberg is and where president obama is? >> well mayor bloomberg to me is the single most courageous person in america. >> president obama? >> i think president obama has done his best but he's achieved nothing. he went to sandy hook very publicly and he promised those families he would give action. to date, he has delivered absolutely nothing.
bill clinton told me an interesting thing, he said the nra martials itself so well. they will go after any politician. any stage, any level, and they drive them out of power with well-funded resources which come from the gun manufacturers. and he said until the american people, many of whom express outrage of these atrocities. until they go to the ballot box and vote and say we're going to vote against people that assault no assault weapons ban and he's right. >> with cnn, you've been there almost three years, will you stay? >> larry king did 25 years. my god, i've got admiration for that man. the only man with more stamina is the great charlie rose. i will be taken from cnn kicking and screaming. i absolutely love it. i think it's a fantastic network. it's a great news place top. i wrote the book not about guns it's my diary of three years there. the good the bad, the ugly the tragic.
it's been a wonderful ride. >> i think we got to go we're out of time. >> are we really? >> yeah. first, great to we are looking at a great day ahead. plenty of sunshine. high pressure and off shore winds blowing outside. looking good even into the afternoon along the coastline. how about that? the ridge going to keep clear skies out at the beaches today. some of those temperatures moving up into the 70s. a lot of 70s inside the bay. 80s in the valleys. next couple days warming things up and cool things down. cooler temperatures over the weekend. welcome howard taft is the only american to be president and chief justice. but he's better known today as the fattest president we ever had. we'll look at taft's important role and the history of dieting. that's right new letter from the former president. that's ahead on "cbs this
morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by international delight coffee kremer. delight in the season. hungry for the best? it's eb. want to give your family the very best in taste, freshness, and nutrition? it's eb. eggland's best. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. 6 children, 44 years... it's been a happy union. he does laundry, and i do the cleaning. there's only two of us... how much dirt can we manufacture?
more than you think. very little. [ doorbell rings ] [ lee ] let's have a look, morty. it's a sweeper. what's this? what's that? well we'll find out. we'll find out. [ lee ] it goes under all the way to the back wall. i came in under the assumption that it was clean. i've been living in a fool's paradise! oh boy... there you go... morty just summed it up. the next 44 years we'll be fine. when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] old el
paso frozen entrées. now in freezers. [ female announcer ] you get sick you can't breathe through your nose... suddenly you're a mouth breather. a mouth breather! how do you sleep like that? you dry up your cold feels even worse. well, put on a breathe right strip and shut your mouth. cold medicines open your nose over time but add a breathe right strip and pow! it instantly opens your nose up to 38% more so you can breathe and do the one thing you want to do. sleep. add breathe right to your cold medicine. shut your mouth and sleep right. breathe right. [ bird chirping ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] build anything
>> 100,000. a really big winner on "price is right right" viewers watched it as cassidy schultz became the biggest winner in history. six years since drew carey took over as host from bob barker. >> i love watching "the price is right." one of my favorite shows. it's on my bucket list. your local news is next. best for your kids. so we listened when you said gogurt should have only natural colors and flavors and no high fructose corn syrup. thanks, mom. [ male announcer ] at humana, understanding what makes you different is what makes us different. we take the time to get to know you and your unique
health needs. then we help create a personalized healthcare experience that works for you. and you. and you. with 50 years of know-how, and a dedicated network of doctors health coaches, and wellness experts, we're a partner you can rely on -- today, and tomorrow. we're going beyond insurance to become your partner in health. humana. did you know more coffee drinkers prefer the taste of gevalia house blend over the taste of starbucks house blend? not that we like tooting our own horn but... ♪ ♪ toot toot. [ male announcer ] find gevalia in the coffee aisle or at gevalia.com [ lane ] do you ever feel like you're growing old waiting for your wrinkle cream to work? clinically proven neutrogena®
rapid wrinkle repair. it targets fine lines and wrinkles with the fastest retinol formula available. you'll see younger looking skin in just one week. one week? that's just my speed. rapid wrinkle repair. and for dark spots rapid tone repair. from neutrogena®. [ woman ] i've had it with my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis... the frustration... covering up. so i talked with my doctor. he prescribed enbrel. enbrel is clinically proven to provide clearer skin. many people saw 75% clearance in 3 months. and enbrel helped keep skin clearer at 6 months. [ male announcer ] enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma other cancers, nervous system and blood disorders, and allergic reactions have occurred. before starting enbrel your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. you should not start
enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores have had hepatitis b have been treated for heart failure, or if you have symptoms such as persistent fever bruising, bleeding or paleness. [ woman ] finally, clearer skin for more than a few days weeks, or months. enbrel works for me. ask your dermatologist if you can have clearer skin with enbrel.
this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 7:56. get you caught up with bay area headlines. bart trains were rolling in a surprise move. agree to extend last night's midnight deadline. they met until 6:00 this morning. both sides will be back at the bargaining table around 1:00. for updates throughout the day check out our survival guide kpix.com. one person died overnight following a triple shooting in san francisco's haze valley. three people were shot last
good morning. heads up. a crash in the maurt maze. the far right lane is blocked. 24 traffic is jammed solid approaching the tunnel. >> great weather ahead. lots of sunshine. high pressure dominated our weather. nice and clear all the way to the coastline throughout the morning and even in the afternoon. looking good day to be at the beach. 70s near the coastline. 70s inside the bay . 80s in the valleys. little bit warmer tomorrow. and cooling down a few more clouds on thursday.
♪ ♪ it is 8:00 a.m. in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." as congress tries to reach a budget deal china wants america to take a step back in global finance. we'll ask mellody hobson if the chinese have that kind of leverage. a new wave of technology from robots to self-driving cars we'll look at the science of making stuff. president william taft is remembered for being a political heavyweight. newly released papers reveal his role as the original diet celebrity. first here is a look at today's "eye opener at 8." >> the plan would reopen the government right away and raise the debt ceiling for about four months. >> senate leaders say they are cloegs to a come mize.
>> but house republicans plan to vote today on a bill on their own. >> the real job is ahead of us. >> senator let me press you on that. what have you given to get the house republicans on board? >> the question is whether this ends the budget crises after crises. >> carnival says this is the first time a child has drown aboard one of its ships. >> it's reasonable to put a lifeguard around the pools. the cruise lines are not taking the reasonable steps. >> for the second time in 24 hours a dry ice bomb went off at one of the terminals. >> nobody can tell me any civilian in america needs a military-style assault weapon or a magazine which has 30 to 100 bullets as we saw at aurora or sandy hook. >> we were engineered to make our body work yet engineered our society the opposite. >> we noted many people are saying senate women lead to find
an accord. >> are you surprised? >> no, i'm not. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener at 8" is present bid ben fiber. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. senate negotiators will try to create a deal to end the shutdown after 15 days. the plan will raise the federal debt limit before thursday's deadline. >> this morning house republicans are offering a different plan that includes changes for president obama's health care law. the house bill would delay a new tax on medical devices meant to cover some of the cost of the new law. the bill would also force members of congress, the president and the vice president and cabinet officials to use obama care without any cost cutting subsidies. the house plan is to be voted on later today before the senate can vote on its compromise bill. senators are still working on that proposal. senate democratic leader harry reid met this morning with republican leader mish mmm connell. >> china holds more government debt than anyone.
now chinese are speaking out about the budget standoff in washington. the government news agency said on sunday that other country should quote, start considering build ag deamericanized world. that suggests the dollar should no longer be the number one international currency. mellody hobson, cbs contributor and analyst joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. >> the question s one, do chinese have a likelihood of being able to achieve this over the next several years. secondly, what would it mean for us if they did? >> i don't think it's unlikely. the rhetoric makes sense right now. they're pouncing while the u.s. looks weak on the global stage. they've been very clear about the fact that they don't like the americanization of the economic system around the globe. they'd like to see the internationalization of that system. i spent last week in china. it was interesting. someone told me it would be the century of the pacific, the 20th century was the century of the
atlantic. they see the sun continuing to rise in the east and continuing to set in the west but i think, you know right now what they're asking for would be extraordinarily hard to accomplish. so i don't see any consequences for us at this moment. longer term different issue. >> what would happen if the u.s. dollar is not the main reserve currency? what would that mean? >> first of all, i can't see what would replace it. no currency has the scale or the ease of trading as the u.s. dollar. there's nothing out there. so they've talked about a basket of currencies that the u.s. dollar would be one of many the japanese yen, their own chinese yuan. the british pound sterling in there. when you think about it that would be hard to accomplish. it's been somewhat battered post the financial crisis. they say why not china's currency itself? they're not exactly the bastions
of transparency when it comes to finance. remember, their currency doesn't float with the rest of the currency. there's not a lot of options out there. >> mellody let me ask you about the front page story on the "wall street journal." investors sell billions in treasuries. isn't this is a consequence of the budget showdown in washington? >> this is definitely a bad sign. the reason i say that in the worst of the financial crisis the darkest days u.s. treasuries were actually rallying because people were saying the safe place to go is the united states. in this environment right now to see people sell the treasuries really does show we are playing russian roulette. our government has to understand we've got to fix this. at some point we're going to shoot the gun and the bullet is going to kill us. we've got to stop this rhetoric. >> mellody hobson, good to see you. thank you so much. the supreme court hears arguments today in an
affirmative action case cham challenge ag michigan law that says race cannot be a factor in college admissions. the results could be felt nationwide. jan crawford is at the supreme court. what would it mean? >> reporter: voters in states like california, for example, passed these bachbs on affirmative action after the supreme court refused to outlaw all racial preferences. what this means is if the supreme court today says michigan and these other state laws are okay that could encourage similar efforts nationwide. in the battle over affirmative action michigan is front and center. after the supreme court refused in 2003 to end affirmative action programs at the university of michigan law school voters approved proposition 2, amending the state constitution to prohibit admissions programs that give preferential treatment to or discriminate against people based on their race.
michigan attorney general bill schuette said voters wanted to take race out of decision making. >> it's an expression that in michigan we think it's wrong, fundamentally wrong to treat people differently based on their race or color of their skin. >> reporter: michigan is not alone. five other states have similar bans outlawing the use of racial preferences. but supporters of affirmative action say proposal 2 amounts to racial discrimination by rigging the political process against minorities. the federal appeals court agreed and struck down proposal 2 saying it made it too hard for minorities to change policies that affect them. >> what prop 2 has done is allowed the majority to take away the policy that the university has for hearing everybody's voice. so essentially the will of the majority has silenced the minority. >> reporter: rosie and her husband matthew are professors at the university of michigan. they say the ban has cut minority enrollment by a third
and had a negative effect in the classroom. >> as a group they feel less a part of things, less able to in the give and take of the institution. >> reporter: opponents say the way to increase minority enrollment is improve educational opportunities for students before they get to college. supporters say look that doesn't work. if the court upholds this michigan ban, they say it's certain that other states across the country will pass similar laws charlie, norah, gayle. boston red sox fans have a new poster boy this morning. a police officer became an internet sensation after david ortiz hit a grand slam against the detroit tigers in game two of the alcs. >> hard hit into right. back at the wall! tie game! >> that's detroit's outfielder torii hunter that went head over feet. officer horgan spoke by phone
with our boston station wbz. >> i was reacting to the grand slam. it's humbling overwhelming fantastic. >> that's so great to seechlt he's on duty and he's like i'm a red sox fan so a lot of people are doing this. >> in fact john henry who owns the boston red sox went down and recreated what the cop had done. he said everyone was texting him.
president william taft weighed up to 340 pounds. how do we know that? he kept track of it. we'll look at the 27th president and the dawn of modern dieting next on "cbs this morning." ♪ how you like me now how you like me now ♪ >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is sponsored by benefiber.
better with benefiber. at's taste-free, grit-free and dissolves completely. so you can feel free to add it to anything. and feel better about doing it. better it with benefiber. ♪ ♪ ♪ (announcer) introducing tidy cats lightweight. with a clumping litter this light and just as strong at neutralizing odor, you'll want to say... (woman) hey! toss me that litter! (announcer) introducing tidy cats lightweight. all the strength, half the weight. vo: it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law.
open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare [ female announcer ] now you can turn pillsbury crescents into an easy dinner with crescent dogs. just separate, add hot dogs, cheese, roll 'em up, and bake. lookin' hot, c-dog. pillsbury crescents. make dinner pop. my asthma's under control. i don't miss out... you sat out most of our game yesterday! asthma doesn't affect my job... you were out sick last week. my asthma doesn't bother my family... you coughed all through our date night! i hardly use my rescue inhaler at all. what did you say? how about - every day? coping with asthma isn't controlling it. test your level of control at asthma.com, then talk to your doctor. there may be more you could do for your asthma.
in our "morning rounds" weight loss and the white house. president william howard taft is remembered more for his upon ch than his politics. now we're getting a look at the private side of his public struggle. michelle miller is with us. >> good morning, gayle. an infamous yo-yo dieter president taft sought help at a time when doctors had only begun to address what was being called the most lamentable disease of obesity. >> he's considered the most portly president in u.s. history. at his heaviest william howard taft was 340 pounds. providence historian says it weighed on his service. >> most people don't that, but they do know he was rumored to have gotten stuck in his
bathtub. >> he sounds like the poster boy for obesity. >> reporter: unlike his predecessor, taft said no real gentleman weighs more than 300 pounds. he enlisted the service of dr. nathaniel yorke-davies. >> taft contacted dr. yorke-davies. he wrote back and said let me send you some foods to eat foods not to eat. we'll work to help you lose weight and maintain the weight loss. >> reporter: taft was required to keep a food diary, weigh himself daily and report back. at one point he lost 70 pounds. >> but he gained some of it back. >> he gained a lot of it back. you pointed out that taft was one of the first perhaps celebrity dieters, perhaps the first celebrity yo-yo dieter. his weight went up and down over the course of his career.
>> reporter: many of the ups and downs were located in letters between the president and his doctor. >> he says dear mr. taft i think i did a very good thing to write you to see what you were doing as i see that you with 19 pounds heavier. >> this was a slap on the wrist. >> yes. >> what do they tell us about the times. >> i think the understanding of the way obesity was changing doctors are trying to offer their services to overweight patients. it's where questions of public image are happening. he was kind of a symbol for all of those features. >> a symbol larger than life president taft may have been ahead of his time but his struggle continue. he was 280 pounds when he died at the age of 73. norah, charlie, gayle. >> michelle miller thank you. what a fascinating story, that at the turn of the century he was already talking about four
ounces of lienean meat and how much vegetable. >> and that he wanted to do something about it. he was very well aware. coming up it's the airplane flying in a whole new direction. >> i'm peter greenberg in malibu, california. i'm perched atop the wing of a pan ma'am 747. i'm walking on it. coming up to "cbs this morning," we'll introduce you to the woman who is living in it. in it. >> announcer: "cbs this morning" sponsored by the makesers of emergen-c feel good. a serious case of healthy. emergen-c. making healthy contagious. ♪
look at them with that u-verse wireless receiver. back in our day, we couldn't just move the tv wherever we wanted. yeah our birthday entertainment was a mathemagician. because if there's anything that improves magic, it's math. the only thing he taught us was how to subtract kids from a party. ♪ ♪ let's get some cake in you. i could go for some cake. [ male announcer ] switch and add a wireless receiver. get u-verse tv for $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning i'm michelle griego. bart trains are rolling this morning. in a surprise move the unions and management agree to extend labor talks past last night's midnight deadline. both sides will be back this afternoon. and ac transit's union issued a 72 hour strike notice. workers could walk off the job at thursday midnight. the union has rejected two contract offers in the past two months. no negotiations are currently scheduled. firefighters are mopping up after a barn fire in south san jose. the fire broke out before 11 last night. the mt barn was fully involved when crews arrived. took firefighters two hours to knockout the flames. traffic and weather coming up.
behind the maze are causing light traffic at the toll plaza. it's kind of a breeze across the span into san francisco. or you can consider riding bart. so far all trains are running and also all on time. more than 40. that is your latest traffic. here's lawrence . >> the off shore breeze that will bring sunshine to the bay area today. starting out chilly in spots early on. in san jose, nice clear skies. my pressure holding overhead. off shore winds will keep your skies clear out toward the coastline. temperatures to be warmer than yesterday. very pleasant as you approach the coastline. maybe mid 70s into pacifica. 77 in san francisco. and 79 in san jose. a little bit warmer for tomorrow. then a few clouds, sea breeze kicks in on thursday. cooler temperatures. but stays dry into the weekend.
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour researchers around the world are pushing the bounds of science and technology from bomb-sniffing plants to teleportations. "the new york times" david pogue looks into the future with his new series making stuff. plus expectations from parts a 737 jetliner. peter greenberg shows us how one woman's dreams became a reality. right now, the morning headlines. the new york post said the first lady's white house garden is now a victim of the government shutdown. squirrel raiding it. that's because gardeners who normally attend to the vegetables are only allowed to water the plants. they're not allowed to fend off
pests, rake or even weed. "the new york times" says macy's will open for business on thanksgiving night. stores will open at 8:00 p.m., that's four hours earlier than years. no word on how the employees feel about that. britain's guardian said the ceo of burberry will expand. that shrinks ceos listed on britain's financial index of women to just two. the huffington post looks at one word you should never say at work. it's "busy." it's because everyone is busy if you have to tell someone, you're probably doing something wrong. >> when people say how are you doing -- >> i'm busy. >> how are you doing, charlie? >> i'm great. >> "the wall street journal" said your knees can predict the weather for decades.
some people say they can feel it in their joints. in some doctors and other medical professionals agree. some add up aches and pains based on bear arometric pressure. "vanity fair" is celebrating 100 years from the jazz age to our age -- weighs eight pounds. since 1992 but first a look back through the decades. >> reporter: "vanity fair" was born 100 years ago. back then it was called rather talk yardly "dress & vanity fair." but a name change in the roaring '20s gave birth to a magazine that features jay z on the cover this month. then the depression hit. and that was the end the story
until -- ♪ 1983, a rebirth. after a rocky start, 30-year-old tina brown took charge. >> at first we thought she couldn't turn it round. >> ken auletta writes. >> with the demi moore shot. >> reporter: "vanity fair" was back. then in 1992 brown moved on to the new yorker that's when graydon carter comes into the story. >> people said my god, he's not going
to be able to step into tina brown's shoes. ♪ >> reporter: but he did. carter formed an even closer connection to tinseltown. there would be iconic "vanity fair" academy awards parties. >> every one of the "vanity fair" oscar parties is memorable if you only just keep a tally of the people you saw and met. >> reporter: but nobody ever said being editor of "vanity fair" was easy. >> and what are you proudest of since you took over from tina brown?
>> probably just keeping the job for the last 16 1/2 years. >> reporter: electronic media is the latest challenge for paper and ink but if anyone can beat the odds "vanity fair" is a pretty good bet. ♪ we're up all night to get lucky ♪ >> up all night to get lucky. hello, graydon carter. good morning to you. it's a little early. when i
was telling people that you were coming i heard from your magazine sexy and smart. i like graydon, in your intro, in other magazines the age spots darken and the guns start to recede "vanity fair" continues to do what in your opinion? >> it's very much a vital part of the culture. despite the fact it's a monthly magazine in internet age. we constantly evolve over month. we don't go through major shifts but every month, it looks a little different than
before and evolves as the culture does. >> the journalism is spectacular in the magazine. what is it about a cover that changes a magazine the importance of a cover? >> the cover basically sort of identifies that issue. you by the cover by the contents. but the cover gets it out of the newsstand and into somebody's home. and better looking people are more attractive sitting on a coffee table. attractive people. insightful. as a result, we have a lot of movie stars on the cover. and some greats inside. >> and your life is much an editor, but you also have restaurants, you make documentary films? >> right. it all sort of flows. i'm just a part owner of the restaurants and documentaries are very much of what we do here at "vanity fair." >> in the digital age, how has
"vanity fair" changed because of the digital age? >> you can buy the magazine everywhere. it's a great app on the phone. ipad. as long as people want stories, it will have a great life to it. we still produce a printed magazine. we will send it to your house. >> what keeps you up at night, graydon, making sure you don't lose your mojo with it. you were quoted as saying your job is driven by a constant stage of fear. do you fear for your job? >> no, i fear for the competition. my competition is daly and hourly. you've got a lot of experts out there. we only come out once a month and the internet comes out every minute. >> when you have to put that to bed, the magazine's coming out, say, on november 1st. when do you have to put that to bed? >> probably the 20th of october. i remember when we broke deep throat, we weren't 100% sure that he was the man. it's a long ten year period it
happened to coincide with my honeymoon. the good thing, on the honeymoon, i didn't think about it at all until the day i got back. >> i want to go through some of the fabulous covers that are in this book. there were two that i picked out one, the reagans. and actually we found an actual copy of this in the cbs library. but there it is. they posed for this picture. >> they posed for harry benson. they got like four minutes. a good photographer can get the job done in a hurry. he set it up in the white house and snapped this. this is a turning point for the magazine, getting them on the cover. >> and the other picture we just showed the 9/11 firefighters. incredible photo. >> for yoenis carlson, i sent him down immediately after the towers came down to capture what life was like down there. and yoenis shoots great portraits of working people. he did an amazing job of
capturing all of that down there in a period of four days. we had the special issue 12 days later. >> graydon, when people think about "vanity fair," they think about graydon carter. when they think about graydon carter, they think about "vanity fair." the two of you so closely aligned and you with your trademark hair. not everybody can pull off this look. >> it's true. other people have tried. >> no no it works for you. >> how long do you want to do this? >> i don't know i've done it for 21 years. i love my job. as long as i can feel like i can do it properly i'll stay on. there's a lot of young people. that's where you're connected to the culture. but it's a blank slate every month, there's something quite wonderful about putting it together. >> what do you most want to do? what story interests you the most? >> a big story right now is going to run if our april issue. three months we have three reporters on it.
it's very much a section of our age right now. it's long-term projects like that. about love and it's dangerous that it could fail. it's day-to-day how things change. what i plan today could be a different day tomorrow. we try to do stories that will have currency a few months from now. >> you guys seem to get it. >> we're decent. >> repeatedly. >> graydon carter, thank you. "vanity fair" 100 years goes on sale today. best-selling author david pogue is in our green high pressure overhead. the off shore winds are blowing. looks like another gorgeous fall day outside. hope you get a chance to enjoy it. we have blue skies right now. clear all the way to the coastline. a little cool early on this morning in spots. that era approaches the coastline going
ideas for the future. david pogue travels the world to find the next generation of inventions. his new program is called "making stuff." >> what happens when engineers use mother nature's toolbox? revolutionary robots. fabrics made of fish slime. this is like three times the volume of fish. it's a world of surprising possibilities. we take inspireation of how things are designed. the bold new shape of things to come. >> making stuff faster wilder colder safer premieres tomorrow on pbs. david, welcome. >> each episode is making stuff fast. yeah. >> self-driving that's your favorite new innovation? >> i have to say it is. google as we know is working on self-driving cars. some people say i don't want to share my road with those computers. i say, i don't want to share my road with you.
85% of car accidents are human-controlled. and a self-driving racing car that goes 120 miles an hour, and i had to sit in the passenger seat. you know what it didn't crash. >> so cool. i looked at the "making stuff faster" episode. boarding airplanes. how do you make boarding airplanes faster. turns out we've been doing it wrong? >> excuse me it almost said you watched the whole show to prepare for this interview. >> i did. >> you are a professional man. yeah, we board an airplane that takes forever. so this mathematician, actually physicist takes a step and studies how we get on an airplane. turns out the way we're doing it now, mathematically speaking is the slowest way from the back where everybody has to climb over the aisle seat guy. everyone puts up their luggage and stops the whole process. >> you're a paleontologist, too. you put the two together. >> yeah the guy is a
paleontologist. we pit -- an actual airplane 150 people we pitted these two boarding methods in a race. i think it's never been done before. the answer is -- what am i saying? i'm not going to tell you the answer, you've got to watch the show. >> let's talk about some of these, the oracle sailboat. we covered that story here. what did you learn from being on board it? >> that was amazing. because of -- there was an accident, as you know one of the other teams had a death among the sailors just a month before we were there. so i think they've now pretty much stopped letting journalists on board. i was one of the last. the whole thing is made of carbon fiber. at 20 miles an hour it lifts out of the water on a single air rail under the water about six feet long. looks like an airplane wing. let me tell you at that moment when it lifts it's like magic carpet times 20. >> wow. >> we're glad they won. we filmed this april or may, had
they not won the race our show would have looked dumb tomorrow night. >> exactly. >> were you just a curious, >> well, thank you so much. you know, i'm not a scientist, which makes me weird choice as a science host. >> uh-huh. >> but they wanted somebody to represent the viewer somebody who would be curious. >> what is that robot we're showing? what have we learned from horses and animals in terms of robotics? . >> yeah that's from making stuff wilder. where technology is stolen from nature's ideas. here, this is a robot developed for the military to carry our soldiers' gear. it'll carry 400 pounds. see how it's following me? >> mm-hmm. >> terrifying as heck. but really amazing. instead of making our soldiers carry 100 pounds on their back for 20 miles to the battlefield, this alpha dog made by boston dynamics goes after you. >> great to see you. >> great to see you.
♪ an experiment in recycling turned into an unusual house in southern california. it's giving a new twist to the concept of the mobile home. the owner hopes the idea taking flight with others. our travel editor peter greenberg goes inside and on board. >> reporter: from the guest wing to the main part? >> to the main wing. >> reporter: many holes in the
hills in malibu have wings. but these wings actually used to fly. >> it was built for a pan-am so they bought the first 50 out of production from boeing. >> reporter: it was one of the original 747s. >> indeed. peter, i want to take you out on the roof of the wing. >> reporter: the roof of this house was made entirely from the wings and tail of one of the original airplanes that ever soared. woe, this is wild. >> a couple pilots who have come out have said the only time they've been on a wing was during training. >> reporter: yeah. >> otherwise you don't get to walk on a wing. >> reporter: the project was the brainchild of architect david hirsch. >> i started with a curved ceiling. it reminds me of an airplane wing section. it just flashed on why not use an airplane wing? >> i said let's go find a plane. it's a cool idea. let's go find a plane first. >> reporter: it was 2005 when
that search brought them to an airplane boeing yard in the mojave desert. 90 miles outside of los angeles. they settled on this pan-arm turned tower air jet for a price tag of $35,000 but that was just the beginning. >> then they cut it in half. >> cut the wing off. transported the wing in the entirety, closing five freeways pardon the pun, but we were winging it through the whole job. >> reporter: the 125-foot long wings had to go for one last flight. >> who knew we'd have to shut the wings in half and fly them from the airport here to the site. >> the wings are here. >> i know. >> so what you're essentially saying buying the plane was one thing, getting it here was the
expense. >> that's correct. >> shipping not included? >> yeah, no kidding. >> reporter: other parts found their way into the house too. >> look at this. this is the original plane, too? >> yes. >> not many airplane wings open. >> and take off. >> i designed it not with just an idea let's have a woman living in an airplane. i dined it as an organize beganic processbegan ic organic process of trying achieve the most dramatic effect. >> reporter: it took six years. approval from six government agencies even questioning from homeland security officials wondering why they were buying a 747 but francie has a dream home. >> it is say reused repurpose. and think about next time you're flying what you might build out of a discard. >> reporter: i'm still waiting for my mileage.
>> uh-huh. >> reporter: there it is. >> there it is. >> reporter: and she's getting even more mileage out of the it in the near future when she turned the fuselage into a studio here. you're airborne. >> exactly. >> reporter: one thing to buy the play $40,000 off the desert floor. getting that plane to the location. helicopters alone go to $18,000 an hour to get that wing to that location. >> wow, how much does a house cost, peter, and what does the homeowner do for a living? >> well the check baggage fees are going to kill you. >> really, i'm curious. >> this was probably a $200,000 construction house just to get it on to the location and then you start building. >> it's such a cool idea she does what for a living i missed that part? >> she basically flies on the ground. >> you can buy a plane, you just have a hard time getting it? >> there's a 747 in stockholm with a hotel. >> charlie's minds going.
this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> good morning everyone. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your kpix 5 headlines. bart trains are rolling this morning. in a surprise move, the unions and management agree to extend labor talks past last night's deadline. they met until almost 6 this morning. both sides will be back at 1:00 this afternoon. for updates throughout the day check out our strike survival guide on kpix.com. an earthquake shook people in the east bay. the magnitude 3.2 was centered in the berkley hills after 1 a.m. hundreds of reports on the usgs site of people who felt it. no reports of damage or injuries. here's lawrence with the forecast. >> a lot of sunshine outside. the off shore wind s are blowing. skies clear all the way to the
coastline. high pressure in control. going to stick around. lovely shots like this . a beautiful fall day outside. you are going to see sunshine all day long. the ridge will continue to move overhead and begin to see changes into thursday and friday. but the next couple days going to be spectacular. enjoy that sunshine. 70s inside the bay. even pacifica, 82 degree s and 81 in concord. tomorrow should be another beautiful day. a degree or two warmer and more of a sea breeze kicking in. we your forecast is coming up next.
good morning. this crash in the maze still blocking one lane westbound 580 and still causing big delays in the east bay. 24 is jammed through the caldacot tunnel and the 580 is backed up towards highway 13. eastbound lanes highway 4 two lanes blocked approaching love ridge. the eastbound traffic is slow. slower than even in the commute direction of westbound through antioch free and clear though with barely a delay. these are the hands of a surgeon. a pediatrician. these are pioneering advances in heart
surgery. and these are developing groundbreaking treatments for cancer. they're the hands of the nation's top doctors. kaiser permanente doctors. and though they are all different, they work together on a single mission: saving lives. discover how we are advancing medicine at kp.org join us, and thrive.
wayne: we are “let's make a deal.” jonathan: it's a trip to puerto rico! wayne: aw! (gibberish) go get your car! it is 8:00 a.m. welcome back to "cbs this morning." as congress tries to reach a budget deal china wants america to take a step back in global finance. we'll ask mellody hobson if china has that kind of leverage. the new wave of technology fr robots to self-driving cars look at the science of making stuff. and president william taft is remembered for being a political heavyweight. newly released papers reveal his role as the original diet celebrity. first, here's a look at today's eye opener at 8:00. >> they are putting the finishing touches on that deal. it would reopen the government right away and raise the debt ceiling for about four months. >> the president remains
IN COLLECTIONSKPIX (CBS) Television Archive Television Archive News Search Service
Uploaded by TV Archive on