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now to other stories we are following in the evening news feed. a reportquested by congress, e-cigarettes can be addictive and may encourage teenagers to smoke. e-cigarettes are safer than tobacco may help smokers kick the habit. >> millenials are becoming good savers. a bank of america survey finds that 16% of americans ages 23-37, have savings of $100,000 or more. that is double the percentage two years ago. a marine from the greatest generation, was laid to rest today at arlington national cemetery. master sergeant, katherine murray enlisted in 1943. two decades later she became the first female marine to reap tire from active duty. sunny was 100 years old. not everybody is cut out to be a farmer. >> john and halle webking have come a long way from lives in
new york city. >> it's not for everybody. but for us it is a beautiful life. ♪ i am i said >> song, song blue. neil diamond makes a big announcement. ♪ no one else >> she is a film star like no other. >> what's the message you hop to convey? >> that deaf children can do everything. i've gotta say, i love the new place. oh thanks. yeah, i took your advice and had geico help with renters insurance- it was really easy. easy. that'd be nice. phone: for help with chairs, say "chair." phone: for help with bookcases, say "bookcase." bookcase. i thought this was the dresser? isn't that the bed? phone: i'm sorry, i didn't understand. phone: for help with chairs, say "chair." does this mean we're not going out?
new generation of americans is discovering farming. many transplants from the city. here's dean reynold. john and halle webking have come a long way from their lives in new york city. >> the hustle and bustle of new york city. >> yeah. >> and the crowd. and the noise. >> yeah. >> all that. >> yeah. >> to this? >> it is very different. >> they draw their excitement now from the land they work in western wisconsin. the live stock, the grain, and the beauty of this place, elements that fuel a youthful trend on the farm these days. the agriculture department has found that for only the second time in the last century.
the number of farmers under 35 years of age is increasing. webkings live and work on paul bickford's 700 acre spread in a deal to one day take over the bickford farm. >> real good friend of moon told me one time. he says farming is a higher calling. >> you agree with your friend? >> yeah. they answered an ad on craigslist looking for an enterprising couple who would protect the land and the way of life. their harvest is marketed as meadowlark organics feeding a national consumer demand for locally grown foods. >> you are working with the stuff that came out of the ground right here. >> yeah. >> around your house. >> yeah, for sure. i mean that's like, that's the dream. >> it is a risk to leave jobs and salaries in a big city for the blisters and capricious, even calamitous weather that farmers endure. >> it's not for everybody.
but for us it is a beautiful life. i have, i don't think either of us have any regrets about it. >> no. >> reporter: how can you keep them down on the farm after they have seen time square? this is how. dean reynolds, cbs news, ridgeway, wisconsin. when we come back here the academy award nominations take shape.
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>> neil diamond says he is r retiring immediately after being diagnosed with parkinson's. diamond turns 77 tomorrow in the middle of a 50th anniversary tour. he wrote, this ride has been so good, so good, so good. thanks to you. the oscar nominations are out. the nafantasy romance, shape of water sailed to the top with 13 nominations. one shy of the record. one of nine nominees for best picture. jordan peele, who directed "get out" first african-american nominated in best picture directing and original screen play scat goers in the same year. >> greta gerwig first woman to receive directing nomination for her first film, lady bird. mudbound's rachel morrison, first woman nominated for best cinematograp cinematography. the amaze young star of another
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. we end tonight with a young girl who captured the hearts of movie-goers. she makes her acting debut as star of a film nominated for an academy award. a story straight out of hollywood. told by jonathan vigliotti. >> reporter: for 6-year-old maisie sly, nothing was more exciting than flying on a plane
for the first time. until today. >> here are the nominees for best live action short film." "the silent child." >> reporter: "the silent child" the short film maisie stars in has made it all the way from the english countryside to hollywood. where you won't find many starring roles like hers. >> congratulations. how do you feel? >> i feel excited, nervous, and proud. >> maisie was born deaf. and can only communicate through sign language. >> what's the message that you hope to convey? >> that deaf children can do everything. >> she gets her confidence from her parents and siblings who are all born deaf. but it is estimated that 90% of deaf children have parents who can hear and can't communicate with them. it is that child, that maisie brings to life as the character
libby. >> when did you know maisie was the one? >> she came into the audition and blew us all away. >> reporter: rachel shenton whose father lost his hearing wrote the screen play and plays the social worker who gives libby a voice through sign. >> i hope we raise awareness for a subject that isn't talked about enough. and hope it shines a much needed light on access to education for deaf children. >> maisie's school has already rolled out the red carpet. now she is getting ready for the most celebrated one. >> what are you most looking forward to doing at the ceremony? >> i'm actually excited to have pancakes. >> pan cakes. >> she may not say a single word in her breakout performance. but acting is about more than just word. >> yeah. >> jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, london. >> that is the "overnight news" for this wednesday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back later for the morning news and cbs this
morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm jeff glor. welcome to the "overnight news." i'm don dahler. there was bloodshed and chaos at a high school in kentucky. a 15-year-old with an ax to grind brought a handgun to school. walked into the cafeteria, unleashed a barrage of bullets that sent students and teachers scrambling for their lives. when the smoke cleared, two youngsters were dead and 17 others injured. the alleged shooter is behind bars charged with murder. adriana datz reports. police say it was just before 8:00 a.m. when the 15-year-old student armed with a handgun walked into marshal county high school and started shooting randomly. everybody started running and stuff. i saw people getting shoved
down. there was a lot of blood everywhere. it was just horrible. >> everyone in the library once they saw what was happening, we all started running toward the library office. parents rushed to the school, and took less than ten minutes for federal and local law enforcement to respond. the building was put on lockdown. shaken students were bused to an area middle school to reunite with their loved ones. marshal county deputies arrested the gunman who remains unidentified. lieutenant michael webb its with the kentucky state police. >> he was apprehended by the sheriff's department. here on site at the school. thankfully before any more -- any more lives could be taken. >> one victim, a 15-year-old girl died at the scene. five of the wounded were air lifted to vanderbilt university medical center in nashville. where another student, a 15-year-old boy, later died.
governor matt bevin. >> these children belong to this community and to specific families in the community. this is a wound that is going to take a long time to heal. for some in the community will never heal. >> attorney general jeff sessions the first member of the trump cabinet to be hauled before the special counsel looking into russian interference in the 2016 election. major garrett has the the story. >> reporter: in the oval office today. president trump said he was not worried about what attorney general jeff sessions said even though he hadn't spoken to him. >> this public face of calm came amid disclosure former fbi director james comey was interviewed by the special counsel in december. comey fired by the president in part because of the russia investigation. according to sources, comey shared notes he took of conversations with mr. trump before the firing. recounting that mr. trump sought comey's loyalty. and explored the possibility of
ending a then pending investigation into former national security adviser michael flynn. the president has denied comey's description of the conversations. press secretary sarah huckabee sanders. >> there was no collusion. nothing to it. we are ready to move on. >> mueller's questioning of comey is not about collusion but potential obstruction of justice. the white house claims the investigation is biased. at a white house meeting monday, attended by sessions, white house counsel, don mcgann and christopher wray, main topic was five months of missing text messages between high level fbi employees. some of which released publicly and do demonstrate a pattern of political bias against mr. trump. in a statement about the fbi white house spokesman said the president believes politically motivated senior leaders including comey and others he empowered have tainted the agency's reputation for unby yalsed pursuit of justice. at the white house meeting wray protested the pressure sessions was applying to fire deputy fbi director andrew mccabe over the text scandal. reports asked the president if
wray threatened to resign in protest. >> did not a little bit. no. he is going to do a good job. mueller and the president's attorneys continue to negotiate over how and when, mr. trump will be interviewed by robert mueller. the white house lawyer, ty cobb told us, president trump is very eager to be interviewed by mueller. and that such an encounter will likely occur in the coming weeks. law makers have less than two and a half weeks to come up with a solution or federal workers could face another furlough. nancy cordes has the that. >> the government is back open, but not everyone is cheering. liberal groups accuse democrats of caving. calling it a slap in the face. schumer sells out the resistance, said one. while another argued immigrants in america deserve a democratic party with backbone. >> well, look. we are very pleased with how things came out. schumer extracted a promise from the senate republican leader to hold a volt on dreamers next month. but, many in his base want that
vote now. these progressive groups that say you should have held out for more, do they have a point? >> we are a lot better off today when it kmz to the cause of dreamers than we were, four, five days ago. when there is a republican president, a republican senate, a republican house, that are quite recalcitrant against dreamers you will not get it all at once. >> reporter: for daca recipients uncertainty is unit slg. >> we waited 17 years already. we shouldn't be waiting any longer. >> reporter: 700,000 immigrants rely on the expiring program for legal status and work permits. it is really hard to go to school and try to plan for a future and that also, simultaneously, preparing for disaster. >> a bipartisan group of four leaders, now has 16 days to craft a compromise on an issue. immigration that has divided them for decades. >> we are going to have a -- a fair and open process that will give everybody an opportunity to participate.
>> what do you say to the dreamers who are worried that you won't keep your word. >> i intend to keep my word. taliban negotiators meeting with pakistani officials talks are aimed at reaching a peaceful settlement to the war in afghanistan and come days after a bloody assault on a hotel in kabul that left 22 dead including some americans. david martin reports from the pentagon. 150 people including 41 foreigners got out alive. even before at take,
afghanistan's president, admitted to 60 minutes. laura logan he is unable to protect his own capital. >> 21 international terrorist groups are operating in this country. dozens of suicide bombers are being sent. their factories are producing suicide bombers. we are under siege. >> 41 people were killed in the bombing of a cultural center last month. and 150 in a truck bombing outside of the german embassy last may. possibly the deadly of the entire war. the only safe way to get from the airport to u.s. embassy is by helicopter. the only safe way to live is behind blast barriers, which keep getting higher. after having a maximum of 130,000 combat troops in afghanistan, the u.s. is now down to 1/10 of that and is pursuing a strategy. relying on troops to do the fighting backed up by american advisers and air strikes. u.s. aircraft have begun
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let's say you are shopping for a new scar but you don't have time to test drive all of the vehicle. now there is a way to check out your choices without ever getting behind the wheel. john blackstone reports. >> at the silicon valley auto show, perspective car buyers could get a glimpse of the future where car shopping doesn't require a real car at all. >> just slide that on. >> just pull on virtual reality goggles for a close look at the latest lexus models. >> you don't have to walk around. it doesn't exist. >> right there. walk through the door. >> come in, kneel down. poke your head in. i can look through the window. >> virtually every option.
>> if you get close to the car you will see the metallic flake in the paint there. >> reporter: can be seen virtually. but how does it drive. >> ready to go and test drive. >> the kiosk of a come of pane. flow found offers virtual test drives in several different cars. >> now in the ford. >> the kiosks are available at selected dealerships around the country. one disappointment you are stuck in the virtual passenger seat. i tried it. i didn't get to drive. >> you didn't. >> the ceo designed test drives to demonstrate advanced features. buyers are likely to never encounter in a real test drive. >> there are so many self driving safety performance features you can't drive. whether lunch mode. collision avoidance. these things work. but they're scary. >> car shoppers may have another reason to put on the goggles. >> the best is. >> dodging the sales pitch. >> ray zahn studies virtual reality in marketing. >> sales men are well trained. using virtual test drives able
to aindividuvoid pressures and decisions in your own pace and time. >> car shoppers relax. in the virtual world, the car salesman doesn't exist. john blackstone, cbs news, san jose. a new treatment offers hope for people suffering from sleep apnea. the condition causes sufferers to stop breathing while they're asleep. and affects about 22 million americans. david begnaud checks out a new device that can help them get the rest they need. for those who struggle with sleep apnea, the cpap can be hard to sleep with. don't always work. a lot of people can't get a full night's sleep with it. now a new fda approved destries call -- a last resort. their life depends on it. cleveland clink named the treatment on top innovations for 201. we melt a woman who finally found relief after more than two decade of trying to got a good
night's rest. >> i wasn't breathing wasn't getting the correct amount of oxygen. my thought process had gone. family thought she had dementia. the 59-year-old was so exhaust she'd says she could barely do her job as a nurse. >> people were noticing it, but you were too. >> i was too. >> you knew something wasn't right? >> obstructive sleep apn 's. . throat muscles relax, blocking her airway, disrupting her sleep. on average, she stops breathing 53 times an hour. that's nearly once every minute during a night's sleep. give me an example of a night. >> up four hours, sleep two. this is-- the area where i would sleep. oxygen. >> machine. cpap. >> she dried other treatments. >> take the mask. bring it over my face like this.
>> she did not find relief from the cpap machine. a common treatment that delivers constant pressurized air. >> cpap wasn't getting the job done. you needed oxygen on top of that. >> exactly. >> and then. that didn't work. and that's when they introduced me to inspire and saved my life. >> inspire is a pacemaker like device implanted in the chest. it senses when your breathing slows down and sends an electric pulse to the tongue to stimulate it forward keeping the airway open. >> this has been revolutionary. been a game changer. peggy's doctor at thomas jefferson memorial hospital in philadelphia. >> she had given up. she had memory, use. she was, miserable. this is not a benign disease. this is a killer it shortens people's lives. >> didn't realize i had it so bad. >> few months after inspire device implanted a awe you need to relax and breathe normally. >> peggy want to a sleep lab to see how it was working.
>> listen for me on the intercom. okay. okay, great. >> good night. >> they ran tests throughout the night. early the next morning. dr. boon revealed the results. >> so before we activated the device we have all sorts of problems. this is your brain saying, i'm not breathing. need to do sawing boult it. after we activate the device it is perfect. look at your oxygen. nice, stable, flat line, staying around 96, 97%. this its good as it gets. as far as i'monrn this is a cure. this is awesome. >> a study in the new england journal of medicine found that more than 2/3 of patients experience less sleep apnea after getting the implant. off awe look sleeping with a herd of elephants. >> for years all peggy and her husband david wanted. was a good night's rest. and now they're finally getting it. >> going to show you. every night. peggy turns on the implant. right before going to sleep. >> what is it look to sleep now? >> great.
turn myself on. go to sleep. and i sleep. and then i get up. and i turn myself off. and i have a normal day like you and everybody else. >> come here, max. come here, doodles. >> doesn't work for everybody. dult m man it worked for you. >> sure di. it saved my life. >> inspire is'for everyone. moderate to severe cases like peggy. like any surgery there is a risk of infection. for peggy she said memory is 100% sleeping great at night.
19-year-old singer/songwriter will step not the spotlight at grammy award. khalid robinson, knife award and best new artist. lee cowen caught up with khalid in los angeles. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: it is all vintage vinyl at the artform studio in los angeles. shopping with grammy nominated newcomer khalid, you realize that, most of the records here are at least twice his age. >> oh, yeah. >> and yet, he is hardly musically immature. ♪ living the good life and good vibes ♪ my eyes are on the gray skies ♪ >> i still am 19. i still do 19-year-old things.
i do it. >> but it is different. >> it is different. i'm proud of myself that i have, been able to achieve this since a maturity that i didn't have when i was 16. ♪ it is the love >> it wasn't that long ago khalid robinson was roaming the halls of his high school in el paso, texas hoping to find himself like any other awkward teen. but then this happened. he began writing his own music. something he had never tried before. not even once. >> i can't play an instrument to save my life. but, when i am creating and making music i feel like i am just, i'm the head of the orchestra, i'm any just, you know, wave might wand. and, and, something is created. ♪ send me your location >> what he created was an entire album, american teen. ♪ send me your location >> first single location went
platinum. so did young dumb and broke. ♪ young dumb, young, young dumb and broke ♪ >> now less than two years after graduating from high school. he is up for five grammys. including, best new artist. ♪ young dumb broke high school kid ♪ >> people ask me, how did you do what you did so fast? i am like, i don't know. >> reporter: do you know when something clicks, you are like, yep. >> i do, know when i go out. i know when it is done. >> reporter: that same confidence led him to the bright lights of l.a. he lives not far from highland park bowl. where we met for a few friendly frames. he is still every bit the 19-year-old you would expect. he doesn't take himself too seriously. >> that was terrible. >> ha-ha. >> but his sound that you should take seriously. ♪ i'll keep your number safe because i hope one day you'll get the sense to call me ♪
>> his voice is gentle almost breezy. his lyrics come from a place most teens might want to to themselves. ♪ i've been through it all been through the worst but i never knew how much our love would hurt ♪ >> your songs are so personal. you really are, putting yourself out there. >> oh, yeah. being vulnerable is difficult for me at first, because i have said things in my songs, about how i felt that i never told anybody. ♪ oh i have been knocked down by your ♪ >> when i wrote the songs i brought my friends with me. into the studio. and had them listen to me sing. and i saw tears. and i was like, yes. i realize they'd do care about me. a lot about me. and, and, that's something that i will never be able to throw away easiest life. when he was a child, khalid lost his dad to a drunk driver. his mom retired sergeant
first-class linda wolf had aspirations of being an r & b singer, but the army kept the family constantly on the move. >> my mom is my biggest inspiration by far. she inspires me on a daily basis. i remember, hearing her sing around the house. and, like, mom, you belong on the tv. you are, you are a superstar. >> instead it is her son who is the superstar. freshly minted. who can't go anywhere these days without being recognized. >> i always want to be nice about it. i just always try to be nice. i never want to be that person that anyone perceives as being rude or disrespectful. not me at all. >> reporter: his attitude is infectious. certainly helped his bowling game. >> nice! strike! way to come back. >> i told myself i was going to leave with a strike. i'm glad i did it. i'm glad. >> reporter: he told himself the same thing about music. ♪ young dumb young, young dumb
khalid has achieved the success he promised himself before he is old enough to celebrate with a glass of stham pain. is this what you were born to do you think? >> i love what i do. i will always, love what i do until the day my heart stops. i think this is for me. ♪ >> thank you so much. >> for cbs this morning, lee cowen, los angeles. >> the recording academy's 60th grammy award will take place sunday. you can watch it right here on cbs starting at 7:30 eastern. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back. ♪ young dumb young young dumb and broke ♪ ♪ ♪
after more than 50 years on the road, neil diamond says, he is finished with touring. the singer/song writer revealed he has been diagnosed with parkinson's disease. diamond will still be writing and recording new songs but not playing live shows. vladamir duthiers has more. diamond's tour was to swing to australia and new zealand in march. diamond canceled concerts because of the onset of parkinson's, a disease for which there is no cure. ♪ ♪ after five decades of playing to a crowd, neil diamond says he will no longer tour. because of the neurological disorder parkinson's disease. on his personal website, diamond
wrote it is with great reluctance and disapin thement i announce my retirement. my sincerest apologies to everyone who purchased tickets. ♪ ♪ we're coming to america ♪ diamond sold more than 130 million albums worldwide. and his fans known has diamondheads have been with him for every note. in 2014, diamond explained the demands of a live show. >> the performing thing is tedious and, there are a lot of hard things about it. but fearsome and scary and joyful and, and, delicious. all at the same time. >> michael wood writes about pop music for the l.a. times. >> you kind of have to respect him for knowing that he is unable to give fans the level of performance that hey have become accustomed to. ♪ tilei'll be what i am solitar man ♪ >> my songs have been very direct. and, simple. simple as the i scud possibly
make them. >> reporter: despite diagnosis diamond says he plans to keep writing and making record. ♪ ♪ sweet caroline ♪ >> i think there is a touch of god in that song. it is more than word and music. so i -- i attribute its popularity to that. and i love singing it. diamond wrote to his fans monday, this ride has been so good, so good, so good. thanks to you. ♪ ♪ i've been inclined ♪ >> parkinson's can bring on tremors and keep balance and coordinated things musicians need to perform. grammys sunday, the recording academy will recognize diamond with a lifetime achievement award. >> that's the "overnight news" for this wednesday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and of course, cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new
from the broadcast center in new york city i'm don dahler. captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, january 24th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." a high school shooting in kentucky leaves two students dead and more than a dozen people injured. >> there was a lot of blood everywhere and people were getting shoved down. >> now officials want the 15-year-old suspected shooter charged as an adult. the russia investigation closes in. attorney general jeff sessions is the first member of mr. trump's cabinet to be interviewed by the special counsel.