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arctic advance. an early blast of wintry weather moves across the country, threatening to bring frigid temperatures and snow to millions more by the end of the week. a new york city doctor is declared ebola-free and goes home from the hospital today following weeks of treatment. the slow creep of lava through a hawaii neighborhood destroyed its first home and could claim more in the coming days. >> our wait's kind of over. it's like we can close the book on that. and on this veterans day, a program that helps those who serve get back in the saddle. >> i knew it was going to be hard and i knew there were going to be days like this. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november >> this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november 11th, 2014. captioning funded by cbs
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good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the deadly mid-winter like storm that hit the rockies and upper midwest is headed south and east this morning. the weather system brought harsh conditions including plunging temperatures from the dakotas to the upper michigan peninsula. in denver, yesterday, the temperature dropped 46 degrees in six hours. the heavy snow caused widespread travel delays. more than 150 flights in and out of minneapolis were cancelled yesterday, but things appear to be getting back on track today. don champion reports. >> reporter: from south dakota to michigan, the sights and sounds of winter are taking over. >> we're learning how to drive on snow. >> reporter: monday, the rockies and upper midwest were hit with cold temperatures and snow.
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today northern wisconsin and the upper peninsula of michigan will feel and see the chill. the taste of winter is being pushed into a powerful storm that hit alaska. by the end of the week it will send temperatures diving by the east. wintry weather hit right as rush hour got under way. a state trooper was even hurt when an 18-wheeler collided with his patrol car. this shows how it started with clear skies and then ended looking like winter. in minnesota, slick roads caused a 20-car pileup in duluth. in minneapolis, some people left work early because of the snow, many took public transportation. >> i get to read my book and not drive through any of his mess. >> reporter: don champion, cbs, new york. >> meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz said that the bitter cold and heavy snow isn't going away anytime soon. >> scenes of winter all over the place working its arctic way through. snowstorms continue through the u.p. of michigan as we go
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through this morning and into the afternoon. this is where the biggest snow totals will be for tuesday. lake-effect will enhance the snowfall as we head this afternoon and tonight. that's where the biggest totals are going to be. with some spots close to a foot as we get close to the upper peninsula. this is where the most difficult travel will be for today. now, in terms of the cold, our winter advisories and windchills, montana, wyoming, windchills as low as 35 below zero over the next couple of days. in terms of high temperatures, just the air looking at single digits, billings and cheyenne. denver a little warm. probably staying in the teens there. in fact, the temperatures take four degrees, five degrees off. probably going to be the actual high. on wednesday, continue to watch the air move its way eastward. 30s for the high in st. louis. we'll stay in the 40s in memphis, into the 50s in jackson, mississippi. when it comes to low temperatures, this is the map on thursday morning. but by friday morning, look at that cold, 20s in charlotte and attend that, coast to coast, winter is here. i'm meteorologist eric fisher
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for cbs news. the doctor being treated for ebola here in new york city is scheduled to be released from the hospital today. health officials say dr. craig spencer is free from ebola, he tested positive last month month after returning from guinea. he went through the subway and went bowling just before he tested positive. and there was outcry from relatives of victims of the south korean ferry disaster over the sentencing of the captain this morning. lee joon-seok was given 36 years in prison for negligence and abandoning his passengers. more than 300 people, most of them school children, were killed when the ferry sunk in april. the captain avoided a death sentence. 14 other crew members are also going to prison. at the asia pacific summit in china this morning the u.s. and china reached an understanding on eliminating
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tariffs on high-tech goods. president obama took part in several apec events before meeting china's president xi jinping. major garrett is traveling with the president. >> reporter: the world's largest economies gather in asia every year for this economic summit. a lot of times it's just talks. very few deals but this year, it's different. the deal between the united states and china to extend business and student visas, that would mean billions in business for both countries. and most recently, the united states and other nations agreed to put together a final agreement to lower tariffs across the globe on information technology and high-tech equipment that could be exported by numerous american businesses, everything from semi conductors to mri machines. the obama administration said both of these agreements signal the united states and china can work together, but there are still differences, none of which are likely to be resolved here in beijing. president obama sits down with chinese president xi jinping to talk about cybersecurity attacks
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on american companies and government institutions, human rights and its maritime expansion throughout asia. those issues are long time irritants for both countries unlikely to be resolved here. one other quick note united states has protested russia's incursion into ukraine, by russian separatists fueled and armed by russia. vladimir putin, the topic did not come up. the united states has registered its complaint. major garrett, cbs news, beijing. in hawaii, lava from the kilauea volcano consumed its first house on monday. the molten flow has been advancing on the ville avenue of pahoa for months. bigad shaban reports. >> reporter: a slow-moving river of lava from hawaii's volcano kilauea set a home on fire monday.
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the people who lived there had already left. >> our wait's kind of over. it's kind of like, okay, we can close the book on that because the house burned finally. it's like, okay, so we're on to our new story. but this is going to affect a lot of people for a long, long time. >> reporter: others have also evacuated and more are ready to go. local officials are allowing owners to watch their homes burn for closure and to document for insurance reasons. kilauea's lava started seeping through since june. on the big island since october 26th. for now it had been confined to part of a cemetery, a shed and trees and vegetation. when the lava approached weeks ago, residents worried about their neighborhood. >> it's like a train wreck. there's a feeling something's happening, as far as to know when -- >> reporter: the leading edge of the lava flow has stalled but some molten rock is breaking away upstream. bigad shaban, cbs news. coming up on the "morning news, "the president's push for
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nearby for stability. neighbors in several nearby trailers are out of their homes this morning as a precaution. and a new york city clinic where joan rivers suffered a fatal complication is being cited for errors. state health investigators say the medical staff failed to identify rivers' deteriorating vital signs and provide timely intervention during a throat procedure. but they don't llege negligence. the comedian died in september at the age of 81. on the "cbs moneywatch" now, president obama makes the case for an open internet. and it's a big day for chinese retailer alibaba. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. consumer groups are praising president obama's call for net neutrality while congressional republicans. neutrality means internet service providers didn't block data. mr. obama wants the ftc to
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regulate the internet the way it would a public utility. he also wants them banned from dealers. >> internet providers have a legal obligation not to block or limit your access for websites. cable companies can't decide which online stores you can shop at or which streaming service you can use. and they can't let any company pay for priorities over its competitors. >> at&t is threatening legal action if the ftc adopts the president's plan. house speaker john boehner called the plan misguided and will come at the cost of jobs. the president's comments sent cable companies plummeting. another record day the dow and s&p up higher the nasdaq as well. today is singles day. it's a manufactured online shopping day in china is many times more lucrative than black
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friday or cyber monday. the retailer alibaba invented this day back in 2009. investors are anxious to see how alibaba performs this year. its first as a publicly created marketplace. alibaba will top about $10 billion for the day. mcdonald's is recalling a whistle in its package. it's the hello kitty whistle. the consumer product safety commission said part of the whistle can be inhaled. more than 2 million whistles were handed out in the u.s. in october and november. and to mark this veterans day, restaurants and retailers around the country are offering vets free food and discounts. applebee's, cracker barrel and starbucks, outback steakhouse and red lobster are just a few who are participating. you can see more at anne-marie. >> that's great. thank you to all the veterans throughout watching. right, jill? >> absolutely. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. communities around the country will honor military veterans today. roanoke, virginia, got an early start with a parade this weekend. people lined the streets to show their appreciation. several military bands took part in the celebration. veterans back from war sometimes have trouble adapting to life on the home front. special programs pairing them with wild horses is taking to light. omar villafranca is showing us how it's getting vets back on their feet. >> reporter: it's hard to tell who's more scared at this oklahoma ranch, the wild mustangs being rounded up and loaded into a trailer, or the
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would-be cowboys now in charge of domesticating the horses. >> and they've never seen a human before until now. and it's just all new. >> reporter: the goal of the nonprofit program mustang mentors for veterans, is to teach veterans new skills and to make the horses gentle enough for adoption. veterans only have 100 days to train the horses. laura parunak admits it's not easy. >> i knew it was going to be hard and days like this. >> reporter: laura spent ten years flying apache helicopters and was deployed twice to iraq. her new mission, gaining roscoe's trust, just being around the mustang is helping laura rebuild her life. >> i don't know if i can continue my life without some exposure to horses. >> reporter: larry was in the army and now teaching the
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mustangs basic commands and learning things himself. >> it teaches you patience. >> reporter: at the end, the horses are put up for adoption. laura tried to buy hers but was quickly outbid. then a longtime supporter of the program stepped up. >> i'll buy it to give it back to her. >> reporter: he did the same for larry. now two veterans of the program are blazing a trail with their new companion. omar villafranca, cbs news, granger, texas. nine americans have been tapped to receive the congressional medal of freedom. actress meryl streep, musician stevie wonder and former nbc anchor tom brokaw are morning the honorees. michael schwerner, james chaney and andrew goodman also from 1964. the group will be honored at the white house later this month.
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saved his life. cleared of all charges. the santa clara county dist attorney's office says: they cannot prove 49ers defensivd ray mcdonald committed a cr thousands of northern california nurses are walki off the job today. the nurses say.. they are not prepared to handle the dead ebola virus. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:3 good morning. it's tuesday, november 11-th i'm michelle griego. ,,,,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a billionaire oil man will pay one of the largest divorce settlements in history. a judge ordered continental resources founder harold hamm to fork over nearly $1 billion. forbes estimates his wealth at $14 billion. and a man going through a divorce in pennsylvania apparently wanted to snd a message. he's accused of driving his wife's red corvette into the delaware river monday.
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police pulled it to shore from about 30 feet of water. the man is being sought and to face charges for violating a protection order and illegal. to sports now, it looks like the philadelphia eagles are ready to turn the keys of the franchise over to the san-chise. quarterback mark sanchez takes off in the place of the first start of the eagles in place of injured nick foles. sanchez throws for more than 300 yards and two touchdowns and the eagles defense sacked quarterback cam newton nine times in a 41-21 victory. and the cavs look like they're getting on after a slow start. the cavs topped new orleans 118-111. the boston bruins rookie seth griffith could play for years and never score a goal like this one while skating backwards. while skating backwards, he puts the puck between his legs and
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a group of new jersey high school football players accused of hazing and sexual abuse won't face trial as adults. the seven athletes ages 15 to 17 will be tried in a family court. punishment are typically less harsh. they allegedly attacked four freshmen in the locker room. it caused sayreville's memorial high school to cancel the entire season. and newly released video offers an inside look at one of the deadliest wildfires in u.s. history. last year, 19 hot spot firefighters were killed in yarnell, arizona. carter evans looks at the footage shot by other firefighters. >> reporter: the video shows the intensity of the fast-moving
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flames that granite mountain hot spots faced in the last moments. as shifting wind pushed the fire and billowing smoke back on the command post forcing the managers to evacuate themselves, they were plagued by communication problems. john mcclain has written five books about wildland firefighting, and is independently investigating this fire. >> the videos that came out show a very chaotic situation. the difficulties of communication, the fact that nobody really knew where granite mountain was. you see people on the ground asking for cell phone numbers. because they can't communicate. >> can you text it to me, i really need it bad about now. >> reporter: during the chaos, the hot spots were trapped by 2,000-degree heat surrounded by a 100-foot wall of fire that was closing in fast. >> we have green. granite mountain in the flaming front.
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>> reporter: the final radio transmissions were recorded on another firefighter's helmet. >> they have been cut off. we are preparing a deployment site and we are burning out around ourselves in the brush. and we'll give you a call when we are under the shelters. >> reporter: shortly after, they try to contact the hot shots. >> division alpha bravo 3-3. air to ground. >> reporter: firefighters on all-terrain vehicles raced through the active burn zone to search for their friends. >> smoky hot. >> reporter: when they found the hot shots, it was immediately clear there were no survivors. >> on scene. 18 confirmed. >> reporter: in all, 19 hot shots were killed and the public release of these videos came as a complete surprise to their families. 12 of them are now suing the state department of forestry, they claim the complete mismanagement of this fire led to the deaths of their loved ones.
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carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we look to minnesota where an early winter storm has dumped more than a foot snow. plus, chip reid takes us inside the military technology lab for a look at inventions of the future that you'll only see here. and mark phillips on pink floyd's album in more than 30 years. that's it for "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, november 11. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is nearly 4:30. and it's time for a little
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traffic and weather. we have liz to my right and lawrence to my left. >> do you ever get so tired you feel like you put your contacts in backwards? i don't wear contacts but that's how i feel today. >> who wears contacts on this set? >> i won't be able to see or read today. >> this is going to be an exciting show. [overlapping speakers [ laughter ] out the door we have low clouds and fog that have surged well onshore. it's going to be a slow burnoff. that's going to change the weather for today. we have some showers off the coastline. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and we already have a couple of accidents out the door. one just cleared within the last couple of minutes southbound 680 at vargas. things are moving well through fremont. we'll break down your tuesday morning commute. >> you know you're with family when you can't get away with anything. thank you all. [ laughter ] a 4-year-old boy had several broken s


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