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around hour. sure. captions by: caption colorado email@example.com ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, november 19th 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." how did so many people survive tornadoes packing 190-mile-per-hour winds? you'll meet the 76-year-old man who rode out the storm from his rocking >> cbs news obtained documents that show how cell phone companies could be blocking a solution to stop sexts. >> and toronto's crack-smoking mayor goes on the offensive in more ways than one. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> it's unreal. the most important thing is that i can move on because i'm still here. >> the heartland rises from the rubble. >> the death toll stands at 8
after the destructive storms in the midwest. >> those who had their lives shatterd are trying to pick up the pieces. >> it was crushed. and mommy just cried all the time. >> 23 people have died in a twin explosion in lebanon. >> the explosion wounded 146 people. >> mark my words, friends, this is going to be outright war in the next election. >> the mayor of toronto has been stripped of most of his powers following a heated city council morning. >> ford at one point literally bashed into another council member. >> whoa, mr. mayor. >> last night a sulfuric acid spill so to blame for sickening sickeninging dozens of people in los angeles. >> george zimmerman is in trouble with the law once again. >> charged with assault after a fight with a girlfriend. >> you broke my glass table, my sun glasses and put your gun in my face. >> actress brittany murphy may have been killed by poisoning.
>> the dow rising above 16,000 for the first time yesterday, but it fell back by the end of the day. >> all that. >> a heart-stopping stunt by an american rapper in london. holy mackerel. >> the game's final play. brady sets up intercepted! hang on! flag in the end zone! no foul. game over. panthers with the win. brady wants an explanation. >> and "all that mattered." >> a new poll shows president obama's approval rating at an all-time low. the only good news out of the obama care is it's nice to know smebody knows less about computers than i do. >> on "cbs this morning." >> i am changing my behavior. i'm working with a team of professionals. >> of course the professional's name was cinnamon. >> 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. >> we begin with the weather this morning. tornado survivors in the midwest are cleaning up and counting their blessings. officials say early warnings kept the death toll from being much worse. sunday's tornadoes killed at least eight people six in illinois, and two in michigan. hundreds more were hurt thousands of buildings in 12 states were destroyed or damaged. >> forecasters believe about 75 tornadoes touched down from tennessee to michigan. they say an outbreak like that at this time of year happens only once a decade. one of the twisters cut a path one-eighth of a mile wide lu the town of washington illinois. it flattened entire neighborhoods. and dean reynolds is there. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. illinois governor pat quinn has declared seven counties in the state disaster area, and here in the town of washington illinois, debris is scattered as far as the eye can see. as residents return to survey
the damage. hundreds of homes in the town of washington, illinois were no match for the powerful tornado. for many residents the shock hadn't even worn off before the cleanup began. bill baylor spent monday walking through what was left of his three-bedroom home, now a pile of debris. >> but we've got stuff in our house that's not even ours. we have no idea where it come from. but this is our dream kitchen. all the cab knelts. unbelievable. >> reporter: he hauled away whatever he could save loading his belongings onto the back of a pickup truck. >> all we got left are pieces. we got our lives. that's amazing. that house just got paid off a week or two ago. that's what's sad. >> reporter: up to 500 homes in the city were damaged or destroyed when the tornado ripped through the town. unleashing winds of more than
170 miles an hour. 76-year-old bob smith rode out the storm in his rocking chair at home. >> disaster. horrified. >> reporter: this is what he walked away from. his rescue made a local paper and the front page of "usa today." >> a neighbor's pickup was in my living room five feet from where i was sitting. it hits you. thankfully we're here. >> reporter: as the focus shifts to recovery, there's no telling how long it will take to rebuild what took seconds to destroy. how do you get life back to normal here? >> well, and again, i think it's the spirit of our community that you're going to see washington pick themselves up and we're going to fight and help each other. >> reporter: there were hundreds of people in churches here when the sirens sounded on sunday. and many of them are only too happy to point out that none,
not one of the town's churches was damaged. >> dean, incredible. thank you. new thed morning the obama administration had plenty of warning about healthcare.gov. a clan's report pin pointed flaws in the health insurance website six months before it went online. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: well good morning, norah and charlie. new documents released by a congressional investigator show as early as april the white house and the department of health and human services were warned that the main website, healthcare.gov, was in serious trouble and possibly headed for a disrouse october 1st launch. congressional investigators came across a report put together by an outside consulting group that warned of three potentially fatal flaws within the health care system website. one, there was too much dependency at the federal level on far too many government contractors working on that website. two, there was not enough time to adequately test the site from end to end. and there was lack of
communication between the federal government and all those many contractors working on the website. these flaws first flagged in april crippled the launch and left hundreds of thousands of potential customers on the sidelines. that is why the administration fell 80% of its projections for enrollment in the health care law. all this has take an poll on president obama's approval rating. a new poll in "the washington post" finds his rate agent 42% but 55% of the people surveyed disapprove of the president's handling of his job. the white house says the website is getting better and the consumer experience is improving. more testimony at 7:15 pacific in a few moments. a congressional committee will look into the website, this contractor's report, the many flaws identified and what the administration did or did not do about it. >> thank you, major. at least 23 people are dead this morning after bombings near the iranian embassy in beirut. a suicide attacker set off the first blast, the second a car
bomb. among those kills the iranian corporal attache. an al qaeda-linked group is claiming responsibility. the embassy sits in a neighborhood controlled by hezbollah hezbollah. the militant group has been targeted by sunni extremists for its role in syria's civil war. president obama meets with a bipartisan group of senators this morning to keep congress voting from new sanctions on iran as talks resume over its nuclear program. the white house is hoping for a breakthrough this week and secretary of state john kerry says his negotiators will try to reach an interim agreement with iran, but he doesn't know what to expect from the other side. >> and hope that iran will understand the importance of coming there prepared to create a document that can prove to the world that this is a peaceful program. >> now, this morning a video statement from iran's foreign minister was posted online in english. it's titled "there is a way forward."
negotiations get under way tomorrow in geneva. >> former vice president dick cheney is back in the political spotlight this morning. he is being forced to play referee between his tw two daughters. liz and mary cheney are having a disagreement over same-sex marriage. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you and to our viewers out west. the reason that this is getting so much attention now is because the older daughter liz cheney, is running for senate in wyoming. she opposes same-sex marriage. her sister is gay and married. and now their father is stepping in. >> people ought to be free to enter into any kind of relationship they want to. >> reporter: dick cheney has publicly supported same-sex relationships since before he became vice president. though he's said the question of legal marriage should be left up to the states. >> i am watching my candidacy. >> reporter: but on monday he backed up his oldest daughter, liz, who is running for senate and trying to position herself as the conservative alternative to the republican incumbent, mike enzi.
the group supporting enzi is running ads in wyoming that criticize liz cheney's support for some government benefits for same-sex couples. >> liz cheney wrong for wyoming. >> reporter: in a statement, dick and his wife lynn insisted liz has always believed in the traditional definition of marriage. she has also always treated her sister and her sister's family with love and respect. liz's many kindnesses shouldn't be used to distort her position. a cheney family feud has been simmering for months but boiled over sunday after liz cheney was asked about same-sex marriage on fox. >> i do believe the traditional definition of marriage. >> her sister mary welded her longtime partner, heather poewe, in 2012. they have two children. >> i love mary very much and her family very much. this is just an issue on which we disagree. >> within hours, mary fired back on facebook. liz, you're just wrong and on the wrong side of history. the cheney sisters are three years apart. they grew up in virginia outside
washington, d.c., and both volunteered for their father's campaigns. mary cheney made clear monday she wasn't about to back down despite the political cost to her sister liz. either you think all families should be treated equally or you don't, mary wrote on facebook. liz's position is to treat my family as second-class citizens. liz cheney recently moved from virginia to wyoming to pursue her run for senate. and mary cheney said she will be in jackson hole wyoming, with her family for christmas but won't be speaking to her sister unless she changes her position. norah and charlie? on wall street dow industrials back above 16,000 this morning. the index passed into the 16,000 territory for the first time ever yesterday. it hit 16,030 monday and the s&p 500 also hit a new milestone. it moved above 1,800 for the first time but finished monday
down six points. both the dow and s&p are on track for their best year in a decade. financial planners warn people to keep an eye on their credit score. most of the time you have to pay for that information. now the credit rating agency wants to give their customers their rating for tree. melody hobson is with us from chicago. good morning. >> good morning. >> what is happening here with our credit scores? >> so fico is the company behind the fico score. this is the most widespread measure of creditworthyiness otherwise known as a credit score. 90% of learns access your fico score before they lend you money. in full disclosure my company, ariel investments, is an investor in fair isaac. so i know a lot about this business. what they've done is they've entered into partnerships with big lenders including most recently discover to give consumers access to their credit score on a more frequent basis. discover says they're actually going to put your fico score on
your statement every single month. this is a major change and actually a really good thing. >> so consumers are going to get a lot more access to their credit score. why do you think that's important? >> well first and foremost it's free. normally it could cost up to $20 to get access to your score. secondly, it allows you to manage your financial health. 56% of people say they have no idea what their fico score is and yet it's so important. the other thing, you'll know what's driving it. fair isaacs says they'll tell you the top two drivers of your score -- missed payments short credit history, big debt whatever it might be and last but not least the great thing you'll be able to detect fraud if you see your score deteriorate quickly for no reason. >> so fico trying to do good for the banks or for consumers or is there more in it for them and the banks? >> i feel win-win-win here win for consumer win for fico, no question.
they're seeking ubiquity. they want to build their brand and be the band-aid or kleenex of credit score, that when you hear fico you immediately know what they stand for. they'll get more revenue out of this. only 5% of their revenue comes from consumers. and they also want to drive traffic to their site, mi fico as you learn more and more about your score. for banks this means less bad debt. hopefully that educated consumer who's watching their financial health will make better decisions and ultimately less write-offs lelsz foreclosuress foreclosures. it will be a good thing. >> thank you, melody. >> thanks. >> in our next hour, warren buffett gives us his take on the stock market and shows us what children need to know about money. government safety regulators are opening an investigation into tesla battery fires. the transportation department says at least two tesla electric cars caught fire after metal debris hit the underbelly. no one was hurt. tesla says it asked the government to step in and the carmaker says teslas catch fire
far less often than gas powered models. it covers more than 13,000 cars in the u.s. george zimmerman is due in court this afternoon, back behind bars in sanford, florida, after fight with his new girlfriend. in july, the former neighborhood watch volunteer was kwalted of murder after shooting an unarmed teenager, trayvon martin. mark strassmann looks at the newest allegations. >> reporter: this is george zimmerman's latest mug shot. he and his girlfriend were having an ugly breakup when she called 911. >> he's in my house breaking all my [ bleep ] because i asked him to leave. he has his freaking gun breaking all of my stuff right now. >> reporter: 27-year-old samantha claimed zimmerman pointed a shotgun at her. the fight wasn't over. >> i'm doing this again? you just broke my glass table. you just broke my sunglasses and you put your gun in my fricking face and told me to get the [ bleep ] out. this is not your house. get out of here. >> reporter: deputies say zimmerman pushed her outside, locked the door barricaded it
with furniture, then he called 911 to tell his side of the story. >> my live-in girlfriend has for lack of a better word gone crazy on me. >> the officers can speak with you on scene. have you already spoke within them? >> no. they're pretty upset i think. >> the officers are upset? >> yeah. they're banging on the door and the window. >> you're not going to go speak with them? >> i don't have anything to say. >> zimmerman claimed he never pulled out his weapon. >> she just started smashing stuff, taking stuff that belonged to me throwing it outside, throwing i out of her room, throwing it all over the house. she got mad that i guess i told her that i was willing to leave. >> reporter: she gave deputies her house keys. she's pregnant with their child. >> deputies were able to open the door, push away the furniture that was barricading the door and continue fronted george zimmerman as he sat there at that time unarmed. he offered no resistance to
deputies as they responded. >> zimmerman is charged with domestic violence, criminal mischief, and aggravated assault with a weapon, a felony. two months ago his estranged wife, shelley zimmerman, accused him of threatening her a gun as he moved things out of their house. gymerman was cleared just last week. he has also been pulled over for three minor traffic incidents. for "cbs this morning," mark strassmann, atlanta. >> time tho to show you some of this morning's headlines. "wall street journal" looks at a historic settlement between jpmorgan chase and the justice department. cbs news has learned a $13 billion agreement will be announced today. it stemmed from faulty mortgage investments that fuelled the 2008 financial crisis. >> new jersey's "star-ledger" says governor chris christie spoke to a group of powerful business leaders monday. he touched on the next presidential race and had some tough words for leaders in washington and new york. >> a state like new york is moving in the wrong direction. you see taxes being increased there. now off new mayor in new york
who is aggressively talking about increasing taxes in new york city. you know, while i feel badly for new yorkers, i've come to new jersey. >> tell me what you would change in washington right now. >> the people predominantly. >> when do you make up your mind about 2016? >> eni havewhen i have to. >> when asked how republicans could defeat hillary clinton in a possible 2016 contest, kris i didn't see said the gop should steer clear of focus group-tested speeches. arne duncan is apologizing for comments that sparked outrage on special media. duncan said he was fascinated that some opposition to new academic standards comes from quote, white suburban moms who fear their child isn't as brilliant as they thought. duncan says he used clumsy phrasing. >> "the times" says princeton university will offer students a meningitis vaccine not approved in the u.s. since march 7th people have contracted the virus.
"the new york times" looks a at the relationship between sleep and depression. curing iminsomniac people with depression doubles their chance of recovery. government scientists found amphetamine-like compound in nine diet supplements but have not issued warnings to consumer consumers. the products are marketed as all natural. the fda hasn't releas storm clouds rolling back into the bay area and here we go. we have some rain headed your way. overlooking russian hill toward the golden gate, so far quiet there. most of the rain has been focused north of the golden gate bridge. and you can see it on our hi- def doppler radar. some moderate amounts of rain falling in parts of the north bay overnight, continuing to sag to the south throughout the day today and the rain will be picking up. 50s and 60s staying cool for highs. by the afternoon, rain spreading across the bay area, chance of thunderstorms tomorrow. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by toys
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defending their use of force in arresting a bicyclist last friday. it happened in good morning. 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. some area headlines now. san francisco police are defending their use of force in arresting a bicyclist last friday in the city's mission dolores neighborhood. a protest is planned for later today. >> privacy advocates plan to hold a protest this afternoon at frank ogawa plaza in oakland. they are upset about the city's plan to develop a "domain awareness center" with the port of oakland. and in just a few hours a memorial is planned for mikaela garrett kidnapped 25 years ago and never found. got your traffic and weather coming up after the break.
ears the commuted on southbound 101 through marin county is rough. there are a number of accidents. southbound 101 approaching east blithedale avenue was our biggest accident. all lanes are now back open. this was a multicar crash blocking up to two lanes for a while. it is still really jammed up from beyond 580. even backing up towards novato where it was already slow. and a traffic alert still in effect northbound 680 approaching montague expressway. the off-ramp remains closed. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> all right. finally the rain making a return to the bay area. let's go out the door. cloudy skies over the south bay. no rain just yet into san jose. but the further north you go, the more rain you will see. in fact some showers now making their way into san francisco. some heavier rainfall showing up now into richard and also into vallejo. more continuing into the afternoon. 50s and 60s for highs. rain becoming likely across the entire bay area this afternoon. thunderstorms possible tomorrow.
♪ here's the game's final play. brady sets up throws end zone. intercepted! right in the end zone. >> new england trails when patriots quarterback tom brady got picked off. officials ended up reversing themselves. brady was livid. you can see he's arguing with the ref as he left the field. >> brady wants an explanation. >> now, you can see tom's furious. if you threw a flag there, how do you just pick it up and say no interference? >> the panthers won 24-20. the officials say they reversed their call because the pass from brady was not catchable. >> and how do you define catchable.
>> i don't know. yeah. >> that's what brady wants to know, too. >> yeah. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, 1 out of every 3 theft cases throughout the country involves a stolen smartphone. law enforcement officials believe they have the key to stopping theft. why are cell phone providers resisting that technology? john miller uncovers e-mails that may provide the answer. plus only on "cbs this morning," the photographer who covered jfk on his fateful trip to dallas. he tells us about the picture he missed. an one forever linked to the assassination. that story's ahead. the mayor of north america's third largest city is threatening outright with his political foes. terrell brown shows us. >> charlie, good morning.
yesterday's proceedings were just the latest setback for the embattled mayor. it came in a heated debate arguing, heckling apologies, threats and even a scuffle between the mayor and a councilwoman. >> reporter: a mostly hostile crowd shouted down the scandal-plagued man. >> you don't like saving money? >> reporter: and the hours' long city council meeting deteriorated into a spectacle. mayor rob ford at one point started mocking a council member suspected of driving drunk. >> mayor ford please stop disrupting. >> reporter: ford nearly knocked a councilwoman to the ground after he ran across the room. he later apologized. something he's done a lot since he admitted to smoking crack and excessive drinking and buying illegal drugs. >> reporter: even as city council stripped him of his duties monday. the mayor struck a defiant zone vowing to run for another term in october.
>> mark my words, friends, this is going to be outright war in the next election. >> reporter: now, it's an outright scandal, that's made the canadian mayor constant fodder for late night television here in the u.s. >> do not get in between me and my crack! [ laughter ] >> i'm telling you he is nothing but fun, isn't he process. [ applause ] >> he's my favorite reality show. if he lived in america, we'd be renewing him for a second season. >> i haven't missed one day of council. >> reporter: and his new so "ford nation." >> what's the time for drugs? >> a long time ago. >> reporter: in an interview, ford said he quit drinking. >> i haven't touched a drop of alcohol in three weeks, and i don't do drugs. >> reporter: because the city council can't kick ford out of office unless he's convicted of a crime, he'll remain there in
name at least until next fall's vote. he'll remain in office. he said his record speaks for itself. >> what did he mean by when he said he hasn't done it in a long time? we'll see. >> years, weeks, months hours? >> we don't know. now to a hidden battle over stolen smartphones. last year over 1.5 million americans had their devices taken. and new york city saw a 40% jump in smartphone theft. well, guess what there is a solution. it's known in the industries a kill switch. but as our correspondent john miller reports that idea is met with heavy resistance. >> reporter: it can happen anywhere, anytime. walking on a city street or even buying tickets for public transportation. thieves will do almost anything to get their hands on smartphone. >> here in san francisco, it's very significant. it's almost 50% of all of our robberies. >> reporter: george gaston is
san francisco's district attorney. >> listening to an area where a technological solution can render those phones basically worthless on the secondary market. >> reporter: he said the solution is a kill switch which would disable a stolen phone, making it worthless to thieves. but telling cbs news when manufacturers like samsung made smartphones with kill switches the five major carries, at&t verizon, sprint, t-mobile wouldn't support it. in e-mails obtained by cbs news sell samsung they've received responses from all five major u.s. carriers and they've all denied our preload in their image. meaning, the major carriers refuse to sell a smartphone with
kill switches built in. gaston said -- >> we're talking about a $60 billion a year industry. and about half of that seems to be a patch to the replacement phones that are being sold. so we're talking about a lot of money here. >> reporter: the wireless association which represents service providers said that they're working on alternatives to a kill switch and told cbs news ctia and its member companies worked hard over the years to help law enforcement with its stole phone problem. adding one of the components is to integrated database designed to prevent stolen phones from being reactivated. >> so george gascon and sneiderman were after them to do
something because 30% of that 40% here in new york were apple products. what apple did they built into the ios feature a kill switch. you can't use it nobody else can use it. basically, as the bad guys figure that out, there's going to be no reason to steal the new apple phone. >> it be s a paperweight. >> it does. and the other phone systems, if samsung was trying to use this feature and carriers resisted how can you get them to do it with apple. well, the android feature, with apple they make the phones. with android, it's a bunch of different phone makers. you really have to get to google who makes that operating system and have them built in the same thing. >> i'm not clear why the alternatives are not as good. >> it's clear that they're not
as good because they put the onus on the phone owner. you have to go find your registry. and look in 1994 they broke into every car and stole every radio in new york. so the car thieves of the radio they said if you take the radio out of a car and the chip doesn't match, they stopped stealing radios. >> they could do it here? >> they could do that here. that's what's driving thefts across the country. >> john miller breaking it down. solving crimes. >> yeah. listen to john. he was there when both jfk and lee harvey oswald were gunned down. the photographer behind one of the most famous images in history. that is next. and tomorrow only on "cbs this morning," astronaut karen nyberg, she's just back from six months aboard the international space station. how she juggled
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depository. and a young photographer who that morning thought he was on an important but standard assignment. >> reporter: do you remember what your goal was? >> well it was to come back with the best bunch of pictures i could get. >> reporter: bob jackson was 29 years old. and a staff photographer for the "dallas times herald" assigned to cover the president's visit. >> and ms. kennedy and the president of the united states. >> we were all jockeying forday? >> it was a subject that we talked about. >> reporter: you did? >> uh-huh. look. that's a pretty good place if somebody wanted to shoot the president. >> reporter: but no one, including jackson, expected what happened next. >> the president has been hit. >> well, i just looked up right at it. and i could see the rifle
resting on the window ledge. >> reporter: but jackson couldn't take a photograph. his camera was empty. >> i was pretty upset. i went back to it many times. >> reporter: and the story had ended right there for you. it seemed like one potentially of missed opportunity. >> yes. >> lee h. oswald the jackson had his next assignment get a photo of oswald. so you've never seen this? >> no, it's not the hilton. >> reporter: month, it's not the hilton. >> they told us they were going to bring them down in about five minutes. get in position. >> reporter: so you're standing about here and he's coming from that direction, right? >> right. and there are policemen, plus plain clothes. >> reporter: jackson would have one chance to capture oswald on the move. his flash would go off only once. >> i know it wouldn't recycle
for maybe 46four to six seconds. so i wasn't able to shoot the next frame. >> reporter: a long time today. >> oh, gosh, yes. especially in that scene. when ruby first stepped out of the crowd and i first thought he was going to block my view. he fired and i punched the button. >> and the scuffle on the basement floor. >> he has been shot. oswald has been shot. >> reporter: when you got back to the paper, were you worried? >> well i was kind of nervous, i guess, did i shoot too soon. we put the negative in the enlarger. carried the wet printout to the newsroom. everybody was pretty excited. >> reporter: jackson had captured the moment jack ruby's bullet entered oswald's body. firing his shutter 0.6 second after his competitor fired his shot. >> he said how does it feel? don't talk about it because it
will never happen if you keep second -- >> reporter: but it did. >> it did. >> reporter: jackson won the 1964 pulitzer prize for a picture that now belongs to history. his camera sits alongside it in the sixth floor museum in dallas. for all the questions around the kennedy assassination, at least you handed it off to somebody. he handed it off and that crucial moment the camera was empty. >> in both instances, the shot that he missed and the shot that he got were images of just incredible timing. >> i know. and then to have such a big miss
and then such a right time. >> different now with storm clouds rolling back into the bay area and here we go. we have some rain headed your way. overlooking russian hill toward the golden gate, so far quiet there. most of the rain has been focused north of the golden gate bridge. and you can see it on our hi- def doppler radar. some moderate amounts of rain falling in parts of the north bay overnight, continuing to sag to the south throughout the day today and the rain will be picking up. 50s and 60s staying cool for highs. by the afternoon, rain spreading across the bay area, chance of thunderstorms tomorrow. only on "cbs this morning" -- warren buffett joins us fromoma happen learn why he's putting money in energy stock and what he wants kids to know about investing. that's next. ♪ ♪ [ engine revving ] [ tires screech
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your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald good morning, everyone. 7:56. i'm frank mallicoat. get you updated on some headlines around the bay area now. u.s. safety agency said today they are launching a formal investigation into the bay area based tesla. this comes after fires broke out in two of the car's batteries. the national highway traffic safety administration wants to examine risks from the undercarriage getting hit. privacy advocates are planning to protest later this afternoon at frank ogawa plaza over in oakland upset about a domain awareness center to be developed in oakland. it would include numerous screens allowing police to monitor feeds from street cameras, gunshot sensors and other surveillance tools around the city of oakland. got your traffic and rain coming after the break.
good morning. with all the wet weather one of our worst commutes right now is the marin county ride. it looks okay on southbound 101 from about mill valley all the way down towards the golden gate bridge. but we had a couple of crashes approaching east blithedale avenue. in fact, chp just issued a travel advisory. look at that the backups extending beyond highway 37. this is a live look in novato right now approaching ygnacio. so obviously give yourself some extra time for the marin county drive. also, a traffic alert still in effect in milpitas, northbound 680 by montague expressway. here's lawrence. >> all right. we have seen some rainfall around the bay area. things are just getting going. so if it hasn't rained in your neighborhood, it will come your way. you can already see a lot of clouds toward ocean beach but our hi-def doppler radar has been picking up rain. look at concord. got it good there. plenty more to come. temperatures cooler in the 50s and 60s. showers through tomorrow.
♪ ♪ it is 8:00 a.m. in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." sunday's midwest tornadoes brought winds up to 190 miles an hour. forecasters haven't seen a storm like it since 2002. this morning we'll check in with survivors. and only on "cbs this morning," we're talking with warren buffett, the billionaire is buying energy stocks and looking for children who want to learn about money. plus a former nfl player lines up with pa chin any and verde. now he wants to make the roster at the metropolitan of pra. first here is a look at today's "eye opener at 8." here in the town of washington, illinois debris is scattered as far as the eye can see. >> that house just got paid off
a week or two ago. that's what's sad. >> liz cheney is running for senate in wyoming. she opposes same-sex marriage. her sister is gay and married. now their father is stepping in. >> george zimmerman is back behind bars in sanford florida, after a fight with his new girlfriend. >> he's in my house breaking all my [ bleep ]. >> wireless providers are blocking a simple solution. >> we're talking about a $60 billion a year industry. about a half of that seems to be attached to the replacement of phones being stolen. >> did you have any expectation that something could happen that day? >> it was a subject that we talked about. >> you did? >> uh-huh. look, that's a pretty good place if somebody wanted to shoot the president. >> because the city council can't kick ford out of office. once he's convicted, he'll remain there at least until next may's vote. >> everybody has skeletons in their closets, mine have been
exposed. >> today things actually got physical. >> it's like canada's running of the bulls or something. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. survivors of a tornado outbreak in the midwest say the damage could have been much worse. sunday's storms killed eight people. officials say accurate warnings prevented many more deaths. >> about 75 tornadoes touched down in seven states. a massive widespread cleanup effort is now under way. dean reynolds is in washington illinois, one of the hardest hit areas. dean good morning. >> reporter: good morning. illinois governor pat quinn has declared seven counties in the state disaster areas, and the town of washington certainly fits that description. hundreds of homes in the town of washington illinois, were no match for the powerful tornado. for many residents the shock
hadn't even worn off before the cleanup began. >> but we've got stuff in our house that is not even ours. we have no idea where it come from. we've got our lives. tat's amazing. >> reporter: up to 500 homes in the city were damaged and destroyed when the tornado ripped through the town unleashing winds of more than 170 miles an hour. 76-year-old bob smith rode out the storm in his rocking chair at home. >> it was a disaster horrified. >> reporter: this is what he walked away from. his rescue made a local paper and the front page of "usa today." >> it's just something that hits you. thankful we're here. >> reporter: as the focus shifts to recovery there's no telling how long it will take to rebuild what took seconds to destroy. a lot of people were in church on sunday here when the sirens sounded, and they are very happy to point out that not one of the
town's churches was damaged by the tornado. >> dean reynolds, thank you. five years ago today during the financial crisis the dow industrials fell below 8,000. they have doubled since then. this morning the dow is back above 16,000 after passing that milestone for the first time yesterday. the index has gained more than 3,000 points this year alone. some analysts believe investors could be riding the bull market into a bubble. warren buffett is with us inside his former grade school rose hill elementary in omaha, nebraska celebrating american educational week. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> warren we want to talk about young people investing and what they need to learn and taking note of the fact that you started investing when you were 11 and probably were self-taught. let me ask you first a general question about the market today and the significance of going through this 16,000 mark. what's the significance of it?
>> well we've come back a long way from where we were five years ago. you'll see -- if you live long enough you'll see a lot higher prices. i don't know what stocks will do next week or next month or next year. five to ten years from now i'll say they're likely to be higher. >> carl icahn said they were a marriage. do you agree with his assessment? >> no. i would say they're in a zone of reasonableness. five years ago i wrote an article for "the new york times" and said they were very cheap. every now and then you can see they're either very overpriced or underpriced. they're definitely not way overpriced definitely not way underpriced. >> if you had one concern about where the market is today, what would it be? >> i don't have concerns about the market. we look at owning stocks as parts of owning a business.
if you buy the right farm or apartment house or the right business through a stock and you don't try and guess what it's going to go for down next week or next month but you hold it for five ten or 20 years, you'll do very well. >> yesterday on this show yes talked about the shale boom and now that the u.s. is going to produce more oil than russia than saudi arabia you recently made a big investment in exxon. how transformative do you think this is for america? >> well, it's very important because we've had a huge deficit in our balance of payments. a good bit of that is because of oil, and now we're reducing our dependence dramatically on foreign oil. that means we reduce the amount of dollars that flow out of this country to buy oil from the rest of the world. it's a very important event. >> warren buffett, here you are at rose hill elementary school. were you a good student as a kid? what was your grade point average, warren buffett?
>> i was a good student at rose hill, but then moved to washington and was a disaster for a while. >> we want to talk about your education initiative. i grew up in a house where i was told it was impolite to talk about money. at what point do you think you should start talking to kids about money and business? >> very, very early on. it's very important to understand about money, about work habits, about saving. you can't learn that too young. it is the habits you develop when you're young that you live with when you're older. someone once said the chain of habits are too light to be felt until they're too heavy to be broken. you want to get the right habits very, very young. >> you've helped create the secret millionaire's club for kids to learn the basics. what's the best way to get kids to learn about investing about finance? >> well kids do like to learn, but you've got to make it attractive for them.
they've learned through reading, learning every day through watching television. you might as well have them watching something on television to enable them to learn the right things. they learn through games. they want to learn, you just have to expose them to some material that will help them along with that. that's particularly true with money habits. >> you were famous for having lots of youngs people, especially those in business t come to omaha and have a lunch and have a conversation about their own questions and aspirations. you've also this thing started calling inviting business pitches from kids. what's that about? >> well we encourage kids throughout the country to start thinking about business very early. the eight finalists will come to omaha in the spring, and they have some remarkably imaginative business ideas. interestingly enough there was a study many, many years ago that showed that the most
important variable in determining people's success in business was not their grades in business school or whether they went to graduate business school. it was the age at which they started their first business. if you get interested in business early, you're going to learn a lot. >> that is really good to know. i just want to know where we can go to get a private tutorial. >> warren i've got three kids. they've got a lemonade stand. is this good sdm. >> it's very good. it's very good. it will teach them something about pricing. maybe it will teach them something about competition. i used to buy six bottles of coca-cola from my grandfather when i was a quarter when i was six years old and went around the neighborhood selling them for a nickle. >> warren buffett, when you speak people listen. we thank you for joining us this morning. we appreciate it. >> good to talk to you. >> always good to see you. you go to cbsthismorning.com to
learn about the grow your business challenge. there are some couples who can't wait to get married. a navy seaman stationed overseas for nearly a year, and last night he traveled 8,000 miles from the middle east to virginia, then to chicago, denver and finally reno. as bill whitaker shows us the pair didn't waste any time when he finally landed. >> i now pronounce you husband and wife. >> reporter: for madison and dylan, the reno-tahoe international airport, wasn't the most romantic place on earth, but it was available last minute. >> dylan has been waiting 11 months for this. you may kiss your wife. >> reporter: the high school sweethearts planned to marry earlier this year but an unexpected extension of dylan's naval deployment forced them to postpone their special day. when dylan was granted a six-day
vacation after 11 months away from each other, well let's just say the couple didn't want to waste any time. >> he asked me what i was going to be wearing at the airport. my dad joked around saying i should wear my dress. it wasn't a joke anymore when it actually happened. >> reporter: only minutes after dylan stepped off the plane right around midnight last night, the couple was married in front of family and friends, grateful for dylan's service to the nation, airport officials decorated a space large enough for 150 guests complete with deejay cake. >> we were expecting a wedding in the corner with couple people. but this was amazing. >> reporter: just to make sure their vows were guaranteed on time arrival, united put his flight on vip status. he sounds a little bit like any other jet lag newlywed man. >> i don't know. it's all a blur.
>> reporter: an airport may not be anyone's first choice for a wedding, if nothing else, madison and dylan proved it doesn't matter where the marriage takes off, as long as you lashed with someone you love. for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker los angeles. >> you can see they only saw each other, they don't see the escalator clanking in the background. bravo to the airport for doing that. >> and united giving vip status to make sure it wasn't delayed.
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these curved screens, but for now, you can only buy them in south korea. since none of us are planning a trip to south korea anytime soon scott stein is here from partners at cnet. so brought them to us. this is so cool because -- >> because they're curved. >> scott we already said that. >> well, i think these companies are i want to say flex. that's the name of the phone. they're flexing, they're manufacturing design ideas here. the screens underneath can bend. but the glass previously could not. so they're showing here that the screens can be molded. now in the future, maybe you think where's my flexible phone, can this wrap around the whole phone? can i have something that is totally different? that's kind of the beginning. >> you should the coolest thing. for instance, if you put it in your pocket and you sit on it it curves to your bottom number one. and you sit on it and your screen won't break. i think that's cool. >> yeah the flex will take.
>> you push right down there, it's designed to do that. you have a curve phone will it snap, no it's designed not to. and it's a paint finish from the automatic motive industry if you have any scratches on here the heat is designed to not -- >> does that mean it's the front of the screen? >> that remains to be seen. that's designed to withstand the pressure. that's the question with anything curved or flexible not just does the screen hold up but how does the glass hold up the batteries. yes, after extended use, it's interesting to see how that holds up. >> does it have anything to do with the pictures? are the pictures in any way better? >> well that's a good question. there is a declare reglare reduction. you can see looking at the
angle, it does throw away a lot of the glare on the curve which is good. >> why is this only available in south korea? >> because of a test market. right now, experimenting. will this hit here? you can imagine that it will maybe next year. and maybe also in terms of a number of screens you can make with this right now. >> more expensive? >> it could be. i would think it would slot into existing phones because the underlying screen technology is the same. it's really building the glass over it. it shows that the screens you were able to bend them anyhow if you make the rest flexible. >> are you buying one? >> no i would not buy one, but i'm curious about it. i like the future curve. i don't like big screens. >> i'm with you on that. oscar winner anjelica huston is in our toyota green room. the new memoir shares details about her father, her mother and the men in her life.
that's ahead on "cbs this morning. your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald good morning. 8:26. i'm frank mallicoat on your tuesday. get you updated on some bay area headlines now. u.s. safety regulators are investigating fires in tesla model s electric cars. the probe affects more than 13,000 vehicles. the agency wants to examine risks from under carriage getting struck. the tesla ceo says he welcomes the investigation. happening today, people up in sonoma are voting on a measure that has the north bay city divided. measure b would police department new hotels and hotel -- would limit new hotels and hotels expansion to 25 rooms or less. george lucas has support for his plan to build an art museum at crissy field. the email support for lucas plans include yahoo's ceo, steve jobs' widow and mc hammer.
stores good morning. it is slow now both directions of 80 through berkeley. there is a new crash. it's counter-commute eastbound 80, three cars, two lanes blocked. it's between ashby and university avenue. also for marin county commuters it's been a rough ride this morning. we had one earlier crash coming into mill valley. actually a couple of crashes in that area.
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour angelicajelica huston lived in hollywood. she was hollywood royalty. angelica is in the green room to tell us about her new memoirs. she's digging a lot of dish. plus the pro football player who turned into a tenor. papua shows us how he moved from the gridiron to the concert hall. >> this morning headlines around the globe. newtown bee reports general electric will donate $15 million to donate a community center. a local official said it became
clear after the newtown shooting that the newtown lacked a central meeting place. it's home to 150 ge employees. "the wall street journal" says "spiter-man turning to dark." the most expensive at the a price tag of $75 million but it suffered injuries and infighting. a spokesman tells cbs news the show is headed for las vegas. and britain's "guardian," selfie, smiling, fans malia and sasha at their father's second inaugural parade. and charlie, got this shot watching "breaking bad." and when i invited myself over to charlie's house, would you like me to come over and watch "breaking bad"? what's he going to say. number two after a couple shots, he goes what are you taking a picture of now?
if you go back to that picture, that's charlie really engaging in -- what are you taking a picture of now? how long is she staying? >> did you know what a selfie was? >> no. >> that's fun. i have not been invited back. use that information what you will. >> all right. >> you're the best. today two dinosaur skeltons go on the auction block in new york city but as elaine quijano reports the find is dividing the community. >> this is how the dinosaurs were found. >> reporter: at the center of the debate two fossil-like dinosaurs known as dueling dinosaurs. it's a large plant eater and smaller meat eater they were left to perish 68 million years ago.
>> skull was actually cracked i think that's probably the blow that killed his dinosaur. >> reporter: clayton phipps discovered them in 2006. an amateur dinosaur said it's so rare. >> i contacted several museums personally, i think they just yeah right, this guy doesn't have what he said he has. >> reporter: so when bonhams auction house expressed interest -- >> we want to get it where it belongs. >> reporter: but with an auction house there's no guarantee where the specimen will end. you curt johnson is director of the smithsonian museum of natural history. he said anything made on dinosaurs are based on speculation. >> it looks like a great fossil put but it remains for the scientific work to be done. it will only be done if this
specimen ends up in a private museum. >> reporter: the pair are expected to sell for up to $9 million. once the purchase is complete, the newly discovered relic might once again disappear for many years to come. for thz thz"cbs this morning" elaine quijano, new york. anjelica huston is with us, a two-part memoir called "a story lately told: coming of age in ireland, london and new york." he's part of lee cohen's profile. >> reporter: she was born heir to a hollywood dynasty. >> you're so dumb there's nothing to compare you with. >> reporter: it started with her grandfather. he won an oscar for "the treasure of sierra madre." directed by john huston who took
home an oscar, too. >> growing up did you feel that the family name was a burden? >> no i always liked being a huston. i always felt it was my right. my birth right and who i was. >> reporter: acting is in her blood. over the course of over 50 movies she's played pretty imposing characters like her oscar-nominated role as a con artist in "the drifters." >> you're working some angle don't tell me you're not. i wrote the book. ♪ >> reporter: and the ghoulish morticia in kwt"the adams family." >> don't torture yourself. that's my job. >> and where's the jack nicholson part -- there's no jack nicholson part here. you're saving that for another
time? >> that's right. are you surprised you're the only person on that table to my knowledge unless norah has another side that we don't, that has been with jake nicholson in that way. are you surprised that people are surprised at the relationship between the two of you? >> i don't know. obviously, he's a very fascinating man and people like to know details. so i'm not totally -- >> men and women. >> yes, indeed men love jack almost as long as women loved jack. >> how long did you date? >> dating that's a funny word. we lived together for 17 years. on and off. a little bit on and off. >> you know what's so fascinating to me about this story. number one you've had an amazing life. we've heard so much about your dad, but this really was a love letter about your mother. your mom really was ahead of her time. >> she was. she was incredibly beautiful. she was an ex-ballerina.
one of the pleasures of writing this book was talking about my mother, because my dad gets a lot of attention and my mother really deserved it. she was incredibly special. very beloved to me and i lost her early. so it's important for me to be able to talk about her. >> you talk about actors though and how people end up choosing that profession. you say a lot of it comes from the childhood that they had. how so? >> well, i think a lot of actors, and indeed a lot of artists spend alone time when they're little. >> unhappy childhoods? >> not necessarily unhappy. but time spent in contemplation. and i grew up in the west of ireland, which was quite a remote place. and my best friend was the mirror. you know i was accused of vanity, but i think children look in the mirror to see who they are. >> you said it wasn't about nars
narcissism for you. your parents said you're not going to be a femme fate ale. >> and i think the title of my next book "watch me." >> i adored your dad as you know. what do you want us to understand about him in this memoir? >> well one of my pet peeves is when my father is described hemmingwayesque. my father was who he was. he wasn't like anybody else really. he was an adventurer very cultured. but at the same time he was a
countryman. he was raw. he had big appetites. he was a lion. >> he was tough, though. you worried about your dad hitting you? >> well it only happened once. >> well thank goodness for that. >> it was very unprecedented. you said he was like a boxer. he really walloped. you he was a tough guy with you? >> he was a tough guy, i think in his eyes i was acting provocatively, even though he was a very renaissance man he was a little old-fashioned when it came to me. >> you also describe in the book a fishing trip with your father. >> yes this is sort of towards the end of the book where i'd made a bad choice in terms of boyfriends. and we go away on a fishing trip to mexico with dad. a horrible fishing trip. and did quite well. in that he helped me say
good-bye to the problematic boyfriend. >> it wasn't jack nicholson? >> no no. this book has no jack. >> yeah. >> what made him a genius though, your dad beyond the lifestyle and beyond the fact that he was a renaissance man? >> my first once applied to the question, what do you think is the most important thing in the world, and he replied interest. and i think interest. he was always wondering about things. always trying to find out, i remember one of his, and i mention it in the book. one of his favorite things was to find out whether, you know you knew whether lightning came from above or below. he was scientifically inclined. he was historically inclined. >> and is that what you knew from your father your sense of
hug-supplying, conversation-interrupting -- >> excuse me. >> how are you? >> how are you? >> -- stroll down memory lane. >> i considered julliard home in my music world. >> for three years, he studied opera at the competitive arts conservatory in manhattan. she was his italian coach. >> what did you see in him? >> oh something so amazingly special. ♪ >> reporter: but if possible, she is unzderselling, because he's not only been special on one stage but two. he was 5 when his parents and eight siblings left the tiny pacific island of tonga for the rocky mountain of utah. >> being the first generation in america, we didn't have much. so the only way i could get into
college was through football. who gives a full scholarship, room and board all of that? not singing, football. >> he earned a scholarship to weber state where he starred on the field and quietly pursued a degree in music. >> it just didn't go. football and singing. >> so when the cleveland browns took him in the fifth round of the 1995 nfl draft, his choice was clear. >> making his first tackle of the game. >> but at 25 after two foot injuries, his football career was over. >> gone. like that. >> the good news was, papua had a rather unique plan b. he moved to new york city not simply to pursue music but to immerse himself in it. >> i found a job right across the street from the metropolitan opera. >> doing what?
>> i was a host at a restaurant called o'neal's restaurant. >> he spent his shifts watching opera stars who came in to eat. >> and i just remember standing there looking at him. and watched what he drank, what would he eat? if he had a salad, what kind of dressing was it? did it give him phlegm? and so i wanted to know everything. >> papua honed his powerful tenner and started picking up italian. >> you didn't learn italian growing up in utah? >> no. or on the football field, no. >> when you're a football player and you've got all that -- what is it? that's too much for the stage. >> evelyn reynolds was his voice teacher. >> he needed the technique. ♪
>> after six years of learning that technique, he applied to julliard. >> one day i got a call and they said congratulations, you're one of three that got in. >> what washed over you at that moment? >> it was one of those moments that i said to myself, you know i'm so glad i listened to that small voice. >> there is nothing small about his voice. she teaches there. >> did you know when you started working with him instantly you had something there? or does it take a while? >> well, it was pretty soon. but i know he had no experience. >> since graduating in 2011 he's performed from copenhagen to honolulu. but as you might expect from a guy who has already been there,
he knows about pacing yourself when it comes to the big time. in front of the metropolitan opera house in new york. >> when i look at that super bowl. >> if they said come on in would you take the shot? >> to be honest with you, no. >> no? >> no. >> why not? >> i know i could deliver the good good, but i don't want to deliver the good. i want to deliver something great, not good. >> wow. and that's not just a lot of talk. he has been approached for an audition but he passed. he says he needs two more years of polishing before he's ready for the super bowl of opera as he calls it. >> i want to be there
>> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald good morning, everyone. 8:55. i'm frank mallicoat. get you updated on some headlines around the bay area now. u.s. safety agency said today they are launching a formal investigation into a bay area- based tesla. this comes after fire broke out in two of the car's batteries. the national highway traffic safety administration says they want to examine the risk from the undercarriage now being struck. privacy advocates are planning a protest this afternoon over at frank ogawa plaza in oakland upset about the city's plan to develop a domain awareness center with the port of oakland. the center would include screens allowing the police to monitor feeds from street cameras, gunshot sensors and other surveillance tools in the city. san francisco police are defending their use of force in arresting a bicyclist last friday. it happened in the city's
mission dolores neighborhood. a protest is planned for later today. how about the forecast? a little rain, i guess, huh? >> yeah. good to see the rain outside finally, storm clouds returning to the bay area. most of the focus so far has been north of the golden gate. but we are beginning to see a few showers stretching into the south now. looking outside, back toward san francisco from oakland, we have mostly cloudy skies. we have seen some showers into san francisco. you can see one little wave of moisture sliding by there making its way to the east bay but just off the coastline we have some more rain on the way. so i think the rest of the bay area is going to see that rain start to pick up throughout the afternoon hours. temperatures are going to stay cool with cloudy skies and rainy conditions. 50s and 60s. next couple of days, showers continuing tomorrow. maybe even some isolated thunderstorms. then a return to some warmer dry weather over the weekend. your "kcbs traffic" is coming up next.
good morning. the helicopter is over milpitas northbound 680 where this traffic alert has been in effect now since just before 5:00 this morning. so they are working to clear the scene of a big rig crash northbound 680 by montague expressway. another lane or two is blocked. in the meantime, while they work to clear it, the off-ramp also remains shut down at montague expressway. big delays on 680 and 101 in san jose. the marin county commute is improving somewhat right now through novato heading into san rafael and san mateo bridge extra busy heading out of hayward.
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