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this. >> and this is what kids are watching. and i think you maybe have to take a look at it. >> reporter: today he met parents like melissa henson. >> the kinds of messages and images that they are putting in their minds i think they're -- they're seeing nightly dress rehearsals for huge acts of violence. >> reporter: but this psychologist says -- >> we see video games actually being used as a scapegoat for what i think might be the real causes of violence. >> reporter: patrick markey's research shows 80% of mass shooters did not show an interest in violent video games. >> it seems like something that should actually make us safer. is it's a total understandable reaction. the problem is just the science, the data does not back up that it would actually have an effect. >> reporter: but other critics point to this, the appearance of weapons in video games, like this remington assault rifle pictured in popular game "call of duty." the images come from a lusuit by
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sandy hook parents who are suing remington, saying the company bears responsibility for the killings of 26 people at the school by shooter adam lanza in 2012. >> he was within this younger male demographic that remington was trying to sell guns to. >> reporter: attorneyy josh koskoff. >> what we're seeing here is what i describe as a chickens coming home to roost scenario where you saturate, you sell so recklessly so many of these weapons to so much of this high-risk demographic. >> reporter: we reached out to remington and other gun manufacturers, but did not hear back. the entertainment software association that represents the video game industry says it told the president today that numerous scientific studies show there's no connection between video games and violence. in fact, jeff, the researchers we interviewed today said that his work shows that when a new violent video game is released that crime actually drops. why? they think possibly because kids stay at home and off the streets. >> that's amazing to think about. but something the parents i know
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are talking and thinking about overall a lot. thank you. the state department has issued a travel warning advising americans to avoid playa del carmen in mexico. the resort city on the caribbean coast is a popular spring break getaway. mark strassmann reports the warning comes after an explosion on a ferry. >> reporter: security cameras showed a fireball as a bomb detonated ripping through a docked ferry in popular tourist destination playa del carmen last month. 26 unloading vacationers were hurt, including seven americans. no one was killed. passenger rebecca lahlum. >> there was a lot of debris in the air. there was a lot of glass. >> reporter: less than two weeks later undetonated explosives were found on another ferry. the u.s. state department has had enough. it issued a security threat alert, warning americans not to travel to playa del carmen, and also closed the u.s. consulate there. cbs news has learned the reason is a real crime threat connected to mexico's warring drug
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cartels. that same travel warning for americans extends to five other mexican states plagued by violent crime, gangs, and drug wars. 20 million americans traveled to mexico last year, and tourism is mexico's leading industry. travel agent jack ezron has had 12 cancellations to mexico since yesterday. >> it's been very common for clients to call us really almost in a panic, questioning what's happening. >> reporter: worried mexican tourism officials said today they do not know the reasons for the u.s. travel warning and insisted playa del carmen is safe. mark strassmann, cbs news, atlanta. he had a badge, the uniform, even a car with flashing lights to pull people over, and he was just 14. ♪ momoland is the new sensation in the world of korean pop and also an unlikely weapon in the conflict with the north.
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in san bernardino county outside los angeles sheriff's deputies have to be at least 21 years old. carter evans tells us about a boy 2/3 that age who was accused of pretending to be a cop. he is now in real trouble. >> reporter: pulling up with red and blue lights flashing, he
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sure looked like police. he had the uniform, even a realistic-looking gun. did you think this might be a real cop? >> i did. >> reporter: sharon koladet wanted to help because he said he was responding to a domestic disturbance call. >> that's why i followed him, because i wanted to make sure he got to those people. >> reporter: but to sharon's granddaughter jasmine jones -- >> you kind of knew something wasn't right? >> immediately. he looked like baggy clothing, kind of casual, like a security guard that was just given a job. >> he kept wiping his nose. >> he kept wiping his nose. he was fidgety. >> picking up his holster like this. >> that's what we were noticing. >> reporter: that might be because he was just 14 years old. and when deputies searched his home they found a cache of fake police gear. possibly all purchased online. what did officers recover at his house? >> the uniform he was wearing. a gun belt. approximately four to five airsoft or simulated-type guns.
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ballistic vests. a ballistic helmet. there was a lot of different items there, including some counterfeit money. >> reporter: run down the list for me. of the things he was doing, what's illegal? >> well, pretty much everything. i meanwhile, he's 14. so he clearly had no driver's license. >> reporter: the boy lived with his great grandmother and police say he took her car, outfitting it with flashing lights. police found it days later and arrested the boy. >> he was attempting to make traffic stops. he attempted to contact people at their homes. it's something that, you know, he really put some thought into. >> reporter: investigators say the teen's parents don't have custody, so they're not in the picture. they're not releasing the boy's name or a motive. he's being held in a nearby juvenile detention center right now, facing felony charges, including impersonating a police officer. jeff? >> head-shaking story. carter evans, thank you very much. still ahead here tonight, rallies around the world for international women's day. ♪
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millions of women in spain went on strike today to mark international women's day. they protested sexual discrimination and pay disparity. women in spain earn 13% less
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than men. rallies were held all over the world to celebrate the achievements of women. in lynwood, california mcdonald's flipped the golden arches to look like a w in appreciation of its female workers. a short time ago in a galaxy not that far away a jedi master added his star to hollywood's walk of fame. mark hamill, known across the universe as luke skywalker, was honored today by "star wars" creator george lucas and co-star harrison ford. hamill joked, "i haven't been this speechless since the force awakens," in which he said nothing. up next here tonight, south korea has a secret weapon against the north. and you can dance to it.
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available at dennys.com. finally here tonight, how do you deal with a belligerent neighbor that constantly parades its tanks and fires off missiles? if you're south korea, you crank up the music. here's holly williams. ♪ >> reporter: momoland is the new sensation in the world of korean popular music. ♪ known here as k-pop, and worth nearly $5 billion a year. and this is how they say hello to their legions of fans.
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>> [ speaking foreign language ]. >> we're giving them the performance with all the cool dance moves and like boom-boom. >> it's really energetic. >> reporter: it's also an unlikely weapon against north korea, where k-pop is reportedly banned. the south korean military blasts music across the border to let north koreans know what they're missing. ♪ south korean pop culture is a big export here in asia and is even making inroads in the west. perhaps this rings a bell. ♪ opan gangnam style there's also k-drama, blockbuster south korean soap operas. they're officially prohibited in north korea, along with the internet. instead there's a diet of government propaganda and stalinist entertainment. you may remember these robotic cheerleaders at the winter olympics. but some manage to get their
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hands on black market south korean soap operas. for kim hakmin, a north korean defector turned businessman, they were proof the regime was lying to him. his favorite was this one, "lovers in paris." ♪ >> it was fantastic in my life. >> reporter: fantastic in your life? >> yeah. koreans will see the light, this aid group puts flash drives containing soap operas and movies inside bottles of much-needed rice. and floats them towards the north. this frozen conflict -- ♪ -- is being fought with a very unusual arsenal. holly williams, cbs news, seoul. that is the "overnight news" for this friday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back later for the morning news and "cbs this
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morning." from the broadcast center in new york city i'm jeff glor. this is the "cbs overnight news." welcome to the overnight news. i'm elaine quijano. president trump made it official. he signed the order imposing stiff new sanctions on aluminum and steel imports. the president claims it's a national emergency, and some u.s. allies could catch a break. but there's a movement in congress to stop the tariffs in their tracks. chip reid has the details. >> steel is steel. you don't have steel you don't have a country. >> reporter: surrounded by steel and aluminum workers president trump today signed proclamations imposing tariffs of 25% on imported steel and 10% on imported aluminum. canada and mexico will be temporarily exempted, depending on a favorable outcome of the renegotiation of nafta.
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the move will make foreign steel and aluminum more expensive and, the president argues, lead to a revival of those two struggling american industries. >> aluminum and steel are the backbone of our nation. they are the bedrock of our defense industrial base. >> reporter: but while there are about 140,000 american steel workers who could benefit from the tariffs, there are 6.5 million workers in u.s. industries that buy steel that could be harmed. >> it's stupid policy. >> reporter: nebraska republican senator ben sasse on "cbs this morning." >> tariffs always hurt us. ultimately, nobody ever wins a trade war. both sides lose a trade war. >> reporter: most republicans oppose the president's plan, and many tried desperately to change his mind. republican house speaker paul ryan said, "i disagree with this action and fear its unintended consequences." one of those possible consequences is a global trade war. the european union is already threatening retaliatory tariffs on dozens of american-made
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goods, including harley-davidson motorcycles, kentucky bourbon, even cranberries and peanut butter. some of the strongest support for the plan came from rust belt democrats like joe manchin of west virginia. >> i'm encouraged. i really am. and i think it gives us a chance basically to reboot, get jobs back to west virginia, back to america. i'm excited about that. spring break is right around the corner, but you may want to think twice about traveling to mexico. the u.s. state department issued a travel warning about the caribbean resort city of playa del carmen. a bomb went off on a tourist ferry last month. another bomb was discovered on a second ferry. and the u.s. consular agency in the city has been closed indefinitely. mark strassmann reports. >> reporter: security cameras showed a fireball as a bomb detonated, ripping through a docked ferry in popular tourist destination playa del carmen last month. 26 unloading vacationers were hurt, including seven americans. no one was killed.
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passenger rebecca lahlum. >> there was a lot of debris in the air. there was a lot of glass. >> reporter: less than two weeks later, undetonated explosives were found on another ferry. the u.s. state department has had enough. it issued a security threat alert warning americans not to travel to playa del carmen, and also closed the u.s. consulate there. cbs news learned the reason is a real crime threat connected to mexico's warring drug cartels. that same travel warning for americans extends to five other mexican states, plagued by violent crime, gangs, and drug wars. 20 million americans traveled to mexico last year. and tourism is mexico's leading industry. travel agent jack ezron has had 12 cancellations to mexico since yesterday. >> it's been very client for clients to call us really almost in a panic, questioning what's happening. >> reporter: worried mexican tourism officials said today they do not know the reasons for the u.s. travel warning and insisted playa del carmen is
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safe. mark strassmann, cbs news, atlanta. police in london say nearly two dozen people have sought treatment after a nerve agent was used in an assassination attempt on a former russian spy. the man and his daughter were found unconscious on a park bench. three of the passers-by who were also poisoned remain in the hospital. elizabeth palmer reports. >> reporter: yes, as soon as the police were able to confirm that it was a nerve agent, the huge overriding question became so whodunit? president's home secretary amber rudd reacted this morning to the already widespread speculation that the russian state was involved. >> the use of a nerve agent on uk soil is a brazen and reckless act. we will respond in a robust and appropriate manner once we ascertain who was responsible. >> reporter: here's sergei skripal two weeks ago shopping
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at his local grocery store. not acting like a man who feared for his life. arrested in moscow for spying in 2004, he came to the uk six years later and settled down to an apparently quiet life in salisbury. until sunday, when in this park he and his daughter were attacked in broad daylight with a lethal chemical. it's a very risky way to try and kill somebody. jerry smith is a former u.n. chemical weapons inspector. why go to all the trouble of using a nerve agent? there are very much simpler ways to kill someone. >> it's not a covert assassination that's taking place here. this is an overt assassination. and perhaps there are wider messaging issues that are taking place. >> reporter: so somebody was trying to send a message. for example, it was a nerve agent that was used to kill north korean leader kim jong un's half brother in a malaysian airport last year. if the chemical used in salisbury was military grade,
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says smith, then probably a state, maybe russia was involved. but there is an outside chance a civilian chemist could make something equally lethal. annie marchand is a former british intelligence officer. >> the media and our politicians should not go stampeding toward it has to be russia, it's always russia. there are many, many other players. >> reporter: the inspector general for the department of veterans affairs has released a scathing report about how the va is being run. and it points to widespread waste at the va hospital in washington, d.c. jan crawford reports. >> this to me represents a failure of the va system at every level. >> reporter: veterans affairs secretary david shulkin says he only learned of the systemic issues at the washington, d.c. va hospital bay year ago when an interim report revealed problems with equipment and unreleased inventory. the full report released wednesday revealed staggering deficiencies.
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patients who underwent prolonged anesthesia because surgical instruments were unavailable once they were put under. doctors and nurses forced to make do by borrowing supplies from a nearby hospital. while 500,000 items sat unused in a warehouse. and the government renting items like three home hospital beds for nearly $875,000 that would have cost only $21,000 to buy. >> i think it was a failure of leadership here. >> reporter: inspector general michael missile says while no patient died as a result of the safety issues patients were put at risk and senior leaders didn't take responsibility before the problems got worse. >> we talked to everybody, and everybody pointed their finger elsewhere. >> reporter: yesterday secretary shulkin announced changes to senior leadership at nearly two dozen hospitals across the country. he also says the va has appointed 24 new facility directors at low-performing hospitals over the last year. >> the d.c. va medical center's come a long way. >> reporter: american legion
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>> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." the growing opioid crisis in the united states came into stark focus this week. a new study shows that in nearly every state emergency room visits for opioid overdoses rose 30% in one year. there's a high-stakes legal battle under way to hold drugmakers accountable. lee cowan has the story. >> we will bring this industry to their knees right here in mississippi. and i'm proud of that. >> reporter: when mike moore, a self-described country lawyer, first stood up against big tobac tobacco, everyone thought he was crazy. everyone. >> let me tell you something. when i filed the case in 1994, my mom thought i was crazy. she called me and said it might be time for you to come home
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now. >> reporter: they weren't laughing for long, though. >> we have reached agreement with the tobacco industry. >> reporter: just four years later, as mississippi's attorney general, moore negotiated the largest civil litigation settlement in u.s. history, forcing big tobacco to shell out more than $200 billion to help states recoup the costs of treating smoking-related illnesses. >> a staggering 72% of remain smokers come from lower-income communities. >> reporter: but moore also wanted something else. to make the tobacco companies pay to educate consumers about the dangers of cigarettes. >> the seed money for all of this was from the tobacco settlement. >> yep. >> reporter: he made sure that nearly $2 billion of that tobacco settlement was set aside to fund this. >> excuse me. >> reporter: the truth initiative. a public health campaign widely credited with reducing the teen smoking rate. with sometimes shocking ad
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campaigns like these. >> do you know how many people tobacco kills every day? >> reporter: now some 20 years later moore has another health crisis on his mind and another corporate target. the makers of opioids. >> tobacco, somebody smokes a cigarette it might be 30 years, 40 years before the disease process works and kills them. you take too many opioids, they'll kill you today. >> reporter: according to the centers for disease control and prevention, opioids killed more than 42,000 people in 2016. the white house council of economic advisers estimates just in 2015 the cost associated with the opioid crisis topped $500 billion. >> opioid market -- >> reporter: so moore, now in private practice, is taking his skills on the road again, encouraging cities, counties, even entire states, to come together and sue the drugmakers. the same way states coalesced to sue big tobacco. >> tobacco told us that nicotine was not an addictive drug.
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they told us smoking did not cause cancer. these companies told us that there was less than 1% chance of getting addicted to these opioids and that they're absolutely proven to be effective for chronic pain. both of those turn out to be really big lies. >> reporter: the nation's drugmakers vigorously deny these allegations but agree there is an opioid addiction problem. however, they suggest blaming them for the entire crisis is, in the words of one drugmaker, a stunning oversimplification. they dismiss any comparison to tobacco, pointing out their opioid products are approved by the fda, and say many of those who are dying of overdoses are abusing street opioids, not legal prescriptions. >> there's plenty of fault. the federal government's at fault. for god's sake, the fda should have never approved some of these drugs. the states are at fault. the companies are at fault. individuals are at fault. doctors are at fault. there's plenty of fault. we can point our fingers all day long. but with all those places to point the finger why just go after the drug companies?
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>> well, you can't sue the federal government. you know, you can't sue all the individuals for taking the drugs. trying to sue all the doctors in the country wouldn't work very well. so what i say is if there's 100% fault out there amongst many, many players at least go to the people who made the billions of dollars on this. >> what we seek by filing these suits is accountability and restitution. >> reporter: so what started as a trickle has turned into a flood of litigation. >> and significantly harmed south carolina and its citizens. >> reporter: there are now hundreds of city and county lawsuits being filed as well as cases brought by at least 15 states so far. >> our lawsuit -- >> reporter: including one of the biggest, ohio, one of moore's clients. >> we knew when we filed the lawsuit we weren't going to get them to the table to negotiate until we had some sort of critical mass with other states filing lawsuits. we think if we get enough states in there the drug companies will have no choice but to come to the table and start talking with
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us. >> reporter: that's mike dewine, ohio's attorney general, who's also running for governor. >> so you're not looking at this as much as punishing the drug companies as you are holding them accountable? >> we believe that 80% of the people who are addicts today, 80% of the people we've lost in ohio, started with pain meds. >> you think it's their fault, no one else's? >> look, i think a great deal of the fault lies at the feet of the drug companies and you have to go back to these drug companies because they're the ones who misled the physicians. we firmly believe that we're going to win. and we believe that the amount of money that the jury will come back is going to be very, very high. >> will it do anything to help the problem? >> probably not. >> reporter: university of kentucky law professor richard ausmus is concerned that money may be the driving motive behind all this litigation. trial attorneys, he says, stand to make millions off pooling their resources and forcing the drug companies to settle.
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which also makes him wary of the precedent that these kinds of cases may set. >> other lawsuits of this nature might be brought against other manufacturers. i saw something recently about we ought to sue big sugar. you know, sugar does all sorts of bad things for people. so i don't see any end in sight. i mean, if it works for the plaintiffs, if they get something out of it, and of course the trial lawyers are doing pretty well too, why stop? >> reporter: it may come down to a public relations battle. drugmakers don't want to be tied to images of overflowing morgues. but that's just what's been happening in places like dayton, ohio, where the county coroner, kent harshbarger had to build another freezer just to accommodate all the bodies of opioid overdose victims being sent his way. have you ever seen anything like this? >> nobody's seen anything like this. the opioid crisis is a whole new death investigation problem.
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>> reporter: what's different, he says, beyond the size of the epidemic is its victims. many are from upper middle-class families with no history of drug abuse. people like 27-year-old shawn herman, who got hooked on oxycontin in college. >> i don't think the majority of people who become addicted, say, to heroin go out and say, know what, today i'm going to try heroin. let's see what that's like. the majority start with pills. >> reporter: his mom, sharon parsons, didn't know it at the time but as the pills became harder and harder to get shawn turned to street opioids like heroin. he ended up overdosing on fentanyl, the same drug that killed prince and tom petty. >> i would say from the time he first became addicted until the time he died was about five years. >> reporter: street fentanyl is up to 100 times more potent than morphine. an illicit opiate that law
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enforcement can't get off the streets fast enough says montgomery county sheriff phil plummer. >> so how many overdoses were there last year in this county? >> last year in this county we had 3,67 637 overdoses in montgomery county. >> and how does that compare to the year before? >> it almost doubles from the year before. >> reporter: one of his deputies has seen all manner of addicts on patrol but he's never seen an epidemic on this scale. >> when is the last time you z seriously. yeah, honestly. did you really? >> reporter: he knows the addicts and he tries to get them into treatment but he can't keep them there. >> we took one guy three different times to treatment and each time he walked out we told him we don't want to find you out here dead. and the next time we had contact with him he was found dead in the woods. >> never forget, it could be your child. and don't think that it's not going to happen to you because three of us sitting here never expected it to happen to us. >> right. >> and it did. and the consequences were
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deadly. >> reporter: like sharon parsons, paul and ellen schoonover lost their 21-year-old son matt to an opioid overdose six years ago. >> he was a big person in life but maybe even bigger after he lost his life. he may have greater influence on those who need his help than he could have ever had. >> reporter: they've since established the matthew b. schoonover educational center, where the message is clear. even if all the opioid pills disappeared, the millions who are addicted today will still need help for decades. mike moore believes the lawsuits against big tobacco all those years ago -- >> know the truth. spread the truth. >> reporter: -- led to fewer people dying of smoking-related diseases. if he can have the same effect with opioids, he says he'll be satisfied. >> does it feel a little bit like deja vu for you? >> it does. you can't stop.
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no pill relieves heartburn faster. older people are often warned, they could be the target of con artists. but a new report from the federal trade commission shows that younger folks, those in their 20s, are even more vulnerable. here's anna werner. >> it hurts a lot. i mean, i -- it's one of the bigger life lessons i've had to
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learn. >> reporter: 29-year-old david sigmund of los angeles says he never thought he would fall victim to a scam. >> i felt violated. you know, i really was besides myself. and i was most upset that i let myself down. >> reporter: sigmund needed money. sew signed up to mystery shop local businesses and review their customer service, paying him a small fee for the first couple of jobs. then in january he got a bigger assignment, evaluate money transfer businesses by cashing a $2900 check the company sent him, then wiring the money back to them. >> then shortly after, about a couple hours after taking all that money out from the bank and sending it away, i got a call from wells fargo saying that it's fraudulent and that i'm on the hook for the entire amount that's been taken out. >> reporter: fake check fraud can hit anyone, but a new scam risk report from the better business bureau shows it's one of the most frequent tricks played on millennials, those age 25 to 34. on top of that the federal trade
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commission found twice as many millennials who reported fraud in 2017 lost money, as did people over 60. monica vacca is with the ftc's bureau of consumer protection. >> some of these older folks are doing a really good job recognizing fraud when they come upon it. they're doing a really good job avoiding a loss. and they want to warn people about it. >> reporter: and while older people were more likely to become victims of phone scams, the bbb reports younger people, as might be expected, were more likely to fall for online scams on social immediate y. or tmedi. >> i like to think i'm fairly well educated, and i was completely blindsided. >> reporter: one interesting thing to note. when older people did lose money, they lost more. a median $621 for those in their 70s as opposed to a median $400 for those in their 20s. anna werner, cbs news, new york.
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art came to life for one young girl when she got to meet her idol in person. these shots of 2-year-old parker curry at the national portrait gallery spread quickly online. they got the attention of former first lady michelle obama, who invited the girl over for a little dance party. chip reid has the story. >> reporter: parker's mother told me she takes her 2-year-old daughter to a lot of museums, but she said she has never seen her as transfixed as she was while staring at that portrait of michelle obama. >> it's a queen. >> it's a queen? >> yes. >> and that's who?
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>> parker. >> reporter: parker curry, a 2-year-old visitor to the national portrait gallery in washington, became an internet sensation last week after a photo of her staring up at the former first lady's portrait stole the hearts of thousands. she eventually caught michelle obama's attention, who invited her fan over for a visit. >> you met michelle, didn't you? >> yes. >> what did you do with michelle? >> we danced. >> reporter: an impromptu dance party to parker's favorite song. the former first lady shared the moment on social media, writing, "parker, i'm so glad i had the chance to meet you today. keep on dreaming big for yourself and maybe one day i'll proudly look up at a portrait of you." parker's mother, jessica curry. >> she told parker that she was beautiful, that she was smart, and that she was just so happy to meet her. >> reporter: at last month's unveiling mrs. obama said she hopes her portrait will inspire young women of color. >> who in years ahead will come to this place and they will look
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up and they will see an image of someone who looks like them hanging on the wall of this great american institution. >> do you look forward to a day when you can show her the pictures and the videos -- >> absolutely. i cannot wait. because right now she can't grasp it. but wait until she's like 10 or even 15 and she can totally look back and say wow, i hung out with michelle obama. >> so do you know what you want to do when you grow up? would you rather be first lady or president? >> president. >> president. >> that's right. that's right. >> beautiful. >> reporter: it has been a whirlwind tour for parker and her family ever since that first photo went viral. and while parker's mother says she has been overwhelmed by all the attention, she says parker has been quite unbothered by all the fuss. that's the "overnight news" for this friday. 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."
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from the broadcast center in new york city i'm m elaine quijano. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, march 9th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." in a surprise announcement president trump agreed to meet face-to-face with north korea's leader kim jong-un. >> oh, my god. >> there you go, russ. >> i can't. a north carolina community is calling for action after the beating of black man by a police officer, and now the fbi has opened a criminal investigation.

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