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friday with us. cbs this morning is next. your next local update is at 7:26. good morning to our viewers in the west. it's friday, august 10th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." a fast-moving wildfire forces more than 20,000 people out of their home. overnight in southern california. we're near the fire lines where crews are stretched thin. a judge threatens jeff sessions with contempt charges after a mother and child trying to stay in the united states are deported during their court hearing. we'll visit a detention center where the two were returned last night. chicago police use a truck full of expensive goods to try and lure thieves. we'll take you inside the controversial sting operation. plus, we're at cape
canaveral with a nasa sun probe that will become the fastest human made object ever after tomorrow's launch. and spike lee will join us with ron stallworth. whose incredible story posing as a klansman is on the big screen and it's good. >> we begin with today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> dropping flame retardant on these flames. >> california's governor declares a state of emergency. >> this is heartbreaking and devastating. >> a federal judge threatened to hold the attorney general in contempt for deport ago mother and her daughter against the judges orders. >> the mother and child were flown back to texas. >> she was denied a fair >> puerto rico has revised the death toll from hurricane maria, saying the storm killed more than 1,400 people. >> dozens of people were killed after a bus was hit by a saudi-led coalition air strike in northern yemen.
>> the national anthem kneeling controversy alive and well. >> the player demonstrations last night, the nfl is saying no players will be disciplined. >> being a part of this protest hasn't been easy. >> melania trump's parents were granted citizenship through a system the president has reportedly slammed called family migration. >> sharing this video of a rhode island woman doing her song working. ♪ keep your eyes on mother bump bump ♪ >> the time has come to establish the united states space force. >> space force! killing aliens! >> on "cbs this morning." >> space force! he sent his supporters an e-mail letting them vote for the space force's new insignia. >> it should just be a picture
of money being shredded and thrown at the moon. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota, let's go places. space force, giving late-night tv lots of material. >> lots of material. those patches look pretty cool though. >> yes. i actually had a favorite. welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell and john dickerson are off but bianna golodryga and vladimir dude yth are here at the table as they've been all week. >> happy friday. >> a dangerous and deliberately set wildfire forced more than 20,000 people from their homes in southern california last night. the so-called holy fire has burned 10,000 acres in orange and riverside counties and it's only 5% contained. governor jerry brown has declared a state of emergency. >> fire crews are battling 16 big fires in california. ten people have been killed. jonathan vigliotti is in lak le.
jonathan, good morning. >> good morning to you. we've heard from residents who feel like they're living in the middle of a war zone. we watch as these flames have ripped through all of this brush, at times sounding like small explosions. yesterday, two firefighters were injured. now the main concern, as this wind is expected to pick up, the thousands of homes that are in the path of this fire. massive flames raged up the mountain and into the backyards of this hillside neighborhood. some residents desperately sprayed down their homes and were forced to evacuate overnight as the flames closed in. hundreds of firefighters are battling the fast-moving fire that's threatening thousands of homes. as dozens of planes attack the blazes from the air. fire crews are dropping flame retardant on these flames. this is exactly what fire crews were afraid of. these flames, making their way
over this hill so rapidly, directly in the line of sight of these homes. >> it's a terrain and fuels driven fire. >> reporter: the fire chief says firefighters have a long battle ahead and expect the fire to grow. how serious is this? >> the homes are really in danger, otherwise we would not pull the evacuation trigger. >> reporter: some residents have decided to ignore evacuation orders and stay behind. >> my house, my capital, my kingdom. i don't want to just leave it. we got a lot of helicopters, a lot of support here. >> reporter: forrest clark, the man who allegedly started the fire, pushed back against the claims before he was arrested. >> any idea? >> i was asleep. >> reporter: he was living at the holy gym campground and allegedly threatened to burn down the area before. >> i'm outraged. i'm disgusted. i want people to understand that one man caused this devastation. for no apparent reason.
>> reporter: lake elsinore mayor natasha johnson is urging residents who have stayed behind to evacuate now. >> nothing is worth it. grab your things, grab your family, grab your valuables and move and everything else is replaceable but your life is not. >> reporter: forrest clark has been charged with arson. he is expected to appear in court later today. if he is found guilty, he could face life in prison. as far as the blaze, i talked with the fire chief who told me it could take several weeks before it's put out. >> all right, jonathan, thank you very much. a federal judge is threatening to hold attorney general jeff sessions and other officials in contempt. but so far, there's been no reaction from the justice department. judge emmitt sullivan said it was unacceptable for the government to deport a mother and daughter during a court hearing on their request for a sigh l asylum. ed thela to return to the united states immediately.
mireya individu mireya villarael. >> reporter: good morning. we're just off a busy highway, being kept about a quarter of a mile from the facility here in dilley, texas. this is the largest u.s. family detention center. it houses both mothers and children. right now, the attorneys for the mother in this particular case who goes by the name carmen says that she was facing gang death . the family center, seen here in video shot by u.s. immigration and customs enforcement, has been home for carmen and her little girl for weeks. the mother was here while fighting the denial of her asylum request. she's part of a lawsuit filed by the aclu, challenging what they say are the trump administration's more restrictive asylum policies. >> she fled to this country seeking safety but instead she was denied a chance to apply for asylum and she was denied a fair hearing for her claim. >> reporter: the court believed the government had agreed to keep them in the u.s. until
midnight thursday as the judge held an emergency hearing. instead, during the proceed, the judge learned u.s. officials had put the pair on a flight back to el salvador. >> my heart sank immediately. >> reporter: in a written order, the judge scolded attorney general jeff sessions and demanded carmen and her daughter be sent back to the united states. sources confirm the mother and daughter never got off the plane in el salvador and headed back to the facility in dilley, texas. thursday, cbs news was given a firsthand look at the detention center which holds roughly 1,500 mothers and children. about 10% of them were once separated but have been reunited. >> the reason this place was set up is so we could get these people through the asylum process and get a final decision. >> reporter: still, legal advocates say the criteria for deciding who stays and gets deported is vague. >> we're fighting for them to all have their fair day in court. >> reporter: now that carmen and her daughter will be headed back here to the facility in dilley,
texas, it is expected that the judge will start to speed up their case. we also reach out to the department of justice and have yet to hear back from them. >> all right, mireya, thank you. we're getting a look inside the remote new mexico compound where officials say 11 children were found living in squalor. the conditions were horrible. the property is littered with shell casings, trash. authorities arrested five a dults last week on child abuse charges. jericka duncan joins us with new information from family members of the main suspect. jericka, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. prosecutors say the children, ranging in age from 1 to 15, were malnourished, living without electricity or plumbing. authorities say they also found the body of a child. and the estranged wife of the man accused of leading this compound is now speaking out. >> my heart is going away from me. >> reporter: she told atlanta station wsb she believes the remains of a young boy found at a new mexico compound may be her
toddler abdul-ghani wahhag. she says her husband kidnapped their then 3-year-old child who suffered from health problems. >> this is not the man you knew? >> it's not. >> reporter: investigators raided the new mexico compound last week, after receiving a tip people inside were starving. they found a body of an unidentified young boy. prosecutors say wahhag had loaded firearms. and one of the children said he was training them for future school shootings. four other adults were arrested on child abuse charges. cbs news got a klocloser look a the remote compound on thursday where we found books about assault rifles and a box of ammunition. we noticed broken bicycles. inside their mobile home, dirty beds and a sink piled with dishes. >> i'm feeling a lot of emotions. >> reporter: his father, a well-known imam at a mosque in
new york city, also believed the body found on the property is his grandson, abdul. >> i think my son can be a little bit -- a little wit extreme. when i say extreme, not radical. killing people stuff like that, god forbid. i've never seen anything like that. >> reporter: wahhaj says the child abuse charges against him are thin. all suspects are behind bars without bail. abdul's fourth birthday was monday. the same day authorities found the remains on the compound. it could be weeks before police positively identify the body. bianna. >> the story becomes more and more disturbing. jericka, thank you. the pentagon is now backing president trump's plan to create a new military branch dedicated to fighting in space. vice president mike pence and defense secretary jim mattis laid out a blueprint yesterday for the united states space force. david martin is at the pentagon
with the latest. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. only congress can create a new military service and as yet there is no estimate for how much the space force would cost. but according to vice president pence, it could happen by 2020. >> today, other nations are seeking to disrupt our space-based systems and challenge american supremacy in space as never before. >> reporter: like the army, navy, air force, marines and coast guard, the new space force would prepare for war. a war in space against countries like russia and china. the u.s. military depends on some 140 satellites including this quarter billion dollar gps satellite for everything from communications to targeting the enemy. but air force secretary heather wilson says many of those satellites were built at a time when there was no threat of attack. >> we built the glass houses before the invention of stones. >> reporter: the threat to u.s. satellites has been increasing since 2007 when china used a
ground-based anti-satellite weapon to shoot down one of its own weather satellites 530 miles above the earth. general jay raymond showed "60 minutes" the results. >> this is about 3,000 pieces of debris just from that one event. >> reporter: that came from one collision? >> just one collision. >> reporter: defense secretary james mattis was originally opposed to the space force idea. writing in a 2017 letter it would add layers of bureaucracy. but his position seems to be changing. >> we are in complete alignment with the president's concern about protecting our assets in space. >> reporter: as the commander in chief continues to push the idea. >> space force. people love that. >> reporter: there are currently about 18,000 men and women in uniform involved in space operations. although president trump says the space force would be
separate and equal to the other branches, it would be, by far, the smallest of the military services. vlad. >> all right, david martin, thank you very much. puerto rico is acknowledging for the first time that the death toll from hurricane maria is likely more than 22 times higher than the u.s. territory's previous estimate. officials now say more than 1400 deaths are blamed on the catastrophic storm. the last official death count was 64. david begnaud is back in puerto rico. >> reporter: i can tell you from spending the last many months on the island doing reports here, it is so important to the people of puerto rico to get a final number and this is not final but it is important. the figure comes from the government's own mortality data that journalists had to sue to get. even when the numbers were released, the government didn't make an official acknowledgement until they just sent this report to congress asking for money. it had been nearly ms since hurne maria devas
ear. in a report to congress requesting $139 billion in aid money, the government of puerto rico acknowledged in the four months following the hurricane, 1,427 more people died than normal compared to the previous four years. >> david, we've always said the amount was higher. >> reporter: this is puerto rico's secretary of public safety. we never heard you come out and say 1,427 until you put this report to congress. >> but it was never -- maybe it's an issue of perception maybe, but it was never meant to be secret. it wasn't secret. this is what the report said. >> reporter: a study done by harvard university estimated the death toll to be between 800 and 8,000. a report out last week conducted by penn state university put the number as high as 1,139. the puerto rico government is waiting on a report it
commissioned from george washington university. ricardo rosio is the governor. you paid for the study. you said you didn't have the right protocol to get the right death toll. nobody believes 64. even you don't believe it. it's not about believing it. >> people say it's the official count. it's just really the count -- >> reporter: it's where the count stopped? >> it's where the count stopped when we realized it wasn't appropriate. >> reporter: my sources are telling me that the george washington university study should be released by the end of the month. gayle, before we toss it back, we're at the forensic sciences center. we've talked about a backlog of bodies. there are nearly 300 awaiting autopsy. some are being stored in those trailers. the u.s. government is sending pathologists to help process the backl backlog. >> in the meantime, the pain continues there. thank you very much, david begnaud in puerto rico. the horrific air strike that hit a school bus filled with children in yemen is drawing
international outrage. at least 50 people were killed and 77 others injured. the saudi-led coalition responsible for the attack yesterday says it was targeting iranian-backed rebels. we need to warn you here that some of the graphics, some of the images are really quite graphic. video of the aftermath appears to show the bodies of some of the 29 children killed laying there on the ground. wounded survivors can be seen bloodied and struggling to move. we cannot independently verify this video. the bus was carrying children from a summer camp when it was hit. the saudi-led coalition is backed by the u.s. the state department and united nationings are now calling for an investigation. and an assistant basketball coach at wake forest university is charged with assault after police say he punched a man who later died. jammil jones turned himself in yesterday. police say he could face more serious charges. surveillance video shows jones t the man in new york city on sunday night. police say after sabo knocked on his suv window looking for his
uber driver, jones punched him and drove away. sabo fell and hit his head on the sidewalk. he died in a hospital on tuesday. jones' attorney calls it a tragic accident. president trump tweeted this morning the nfl should suspend players without pay if they kneel during the national anthem. kenny stills kneeled during the anthem at their first preseason game last night. stills also protested last year. >> being a part of this protest hasn't been easy. you know, i thought i was going to be by myself out there and i had an angel with me with albert being out there. >> reporter: other players raised fists oed i tunnel.layers did not have to go to the field for the anthem but were expected to stand if they did. no players will be punished while they continue discussion. activists want police to stop baiting people into stealing. we'll take you inside the sting
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supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg marks a career milestone today. she was sworn in to the nation's high court exactly 25 years ago by president bill clinton. ginsburg is now the only woman to spend a quarter century on the supreme court's bench. and a new study suggests salt is not as harmful to most people's health as once thought and should not be cut out completely. researchers say people's risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke increases when they consume more than 5 grams of sodium a day or about 2 1/2 teaspoons of salt. but less than 5% of people studied consumed that much. the study found the risk of cardiovascular events decreases when people eat more potassium vegetables. >> tony in the studio says you should use himalayan salt. >> oh. >> if you could see tony, you would know why he's a good
source. all right, we'll move along. chicago police have growing criticism saying their approach entraps minorities. leaving behind a bait truck in the neighborhood of inglewood. it is filled with expensive shoes. tr three men were arrested. residents believe officers tried to lure them into committing a crime. adriana, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. cargo thefts at places like this rail yard are a major problem in chicago. burglars have even broke noon containers here with brand-new firearms inside, leading to more guns on the street. to crack down on theft, police launched operation trailer trap. which activists call unethical. >> police pulled him over. let's see. >> reporter: it looked like a routine traffic stop on chicago's south side. police pulled over this cargo truck last friday, then appeared to arrest the driver as part of a sting operation.
>> they're showing -- they took him away, left the truck and no lock on back of the truck. so they want somebody to go and mess with the truck. >> reporter: the day before, residents say they saw the same vehicle parked on a different street. this time, police arrested a man who they say broke into the unmarked semi. >> they got a bait truck in the hood. >> the guy, he was looking for something to eat. he was dumb. >> reporter: community activist charles mckenzie believes police were using a truck filled with expensive shoes to entrap residents in a poor neighborhood. you feel like the police is targeting this community? >> yes. they want us to build a relationship with them but when they stop pulling tricks out their sleeve like this, you cannot trust them. >> reporter: the superintendant said operation trailer trap was led by the nor folk southern railroad police with chicago police assisting. >> they've experienced a lot of theft of firearms over there so we have a responsibility to keep these firearms off the street and out of the hands of the wrong people. >> reporter: many members of this community say this is not helping, this is hurting, this
is straining relations. >> understand that. which is why i said we're going to take a hard look at it. >> reporter: norfolk southern railroad says there's a lot of misinformation about the operation. ng t three men who were arrested were seen on video cutting open the safety shield and attempting to run off with the shoes inside. at the end of the day, someone shouldn't break into a truck. >> that's wrong. when you're putting something in a community where no one have nothing to do or no money what you expect. >> reporter: chicago's the nation's largest rail hub and nationwide, cargo thefts accounted for $27 million in losses in 2016. that number's down this year according to the security network cargo net, except for here in illinois, where thefts are up. vlad. >> adrianna diaz, thank you. of a bay area police chief isng a practices sikhism. home security video shows two young men kicking and spitting
on the victim in of california. the man suffered minor injuries. the city counselor learned of the attempted robbery while he was with union city police chief daryl mcallister and asked if he knew. >> chief, you know, this kicked, and a couple kids, they went after him. i was stunned when i found out that it's the chief's son. >> mcallister wrote in a statement, quote, my family is shaken to the core, despite having the desire any parent would have in wanting to protect their child, my oath is, and always will be, to the law and my vow of integrity guides me through this horrendous difficulty. >> that video is very difficult to watch. he also said in that statement, paraphrasing, he and his wife have three children total and they're trying to figure out how this other one, this son who's tlfromer it's very, very painful time for the family and for the man who was beaten up. terrible. >> opening up and talking about
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♪ that's "blister in the sun." nasa's historic mission, sending a spacecraft closer to the sun than ever before. the parker solar probe will embark on a seven year venture, becoming the first spacecraft to have a direct encounter with the star. the $1.5 billion mission will revolutionize our understanding of the sun. omar villafranca is at the launch complex at cape canaveral air force station in florida where the final preparationings
are under way. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this gutsy mission calls for united launch alliances delta 4 heavy rocket, one of the most powerful rockets on earth. the probe is about the size of a small car. it will travel to a destination some 90 million miles away. when the moon eclipsed the sun last summer, millions got a rare glimpse of the corona. that fiery halo is the sun's mysterious outer atmosphere. where temperatures are hundreds of times hotter than at its surface. >> just look at that corona, that is incredible. >> reporter: among the star struck was dr. nicky fox, who is now leading nasa's mission to study the corona. >> it will be hard to tell whether it's the rocket or my heart that's pounding. >> reporter: fox's team will use that delta 4 heavy rocket to send the parker solar probe closer to the sun than ever before. it will dip into the corona 24
times, passing within four million miles of the sun's surface. >> when i say this, they go, gee, that's not that close. if you put the earth and the sun in the end zones of a football field, the probe will be on the 4 yard line so that's very close. >> reporter: fox hopes to learn more about what powers the solar wind, the charged particles that accelerate towards planet earth at more than 1 million miles per hour. how can a solar flare affect someone on earth? >> many ways. it can put a lot of radiation in the poles. your gps will not be as accurate. it can takeway your satellite tv. >> reporter: you don't want to take away people's tv. >> particularly not on super bowl sunday. >> reporter: this mission to the sun was first proposed 60 years ago. around the same time an astrophysicist name ed gene parr came up with the theory of solar wind. >> i'm flattered naturally. that's about all i can say. >> reporter: parker, now 91 years old, is the first living
person to have a nasa mission named after them. >> we were able to take him in the room and say parker, meet parker. and it was a lovely lovely moment where he kind of saw this marvel of technology as he called it that is going to go and really study everything that he predicted. >> honor to meet you, sir. >> reporter: scientists at johns hopkins university applied physics lab spent more than a decade developing a heat shield to withstand temperatures of around 2,500 degrees fahrenheit. hotter than lava? >> hotter than lava, absolutely. that's on the front side of the heat shield. the instruments in the shade on the main body of the spacecraft, they're at about 80 degrees. >> reporter: is there a return mission for the probe? >> no, that's a sad day. eventually we'll run out of fuel and we won't be able to keep that heat shield aligned and then i like to think she will
join the corona and orbit the sun forever. >> reporter: the parker solar probe will make its first pass of the sun in november and it will be flying. at one point, reaching speeds of 430,000 miles per hour. that's like going from washington, d.c. to tokyo japan in under a minute, making it the fastest manmade object ever. gayle. >> that's a great graphic description, we get the picture, thank you very much, omar. thanks. my favorite part, mr. parker got to see his work. >> parker, meet parker. >> i love that. you're 91 and know people still hold you in such high regard. >> the sun is 90 million miles away from the earth. 4 million miles is close. that's incredible. >> and working on it. coming up next, a look at this morning's other headlines, including why crocs is reassuring fans its colorful shoes is not going out of business, despite closing all of its manufacturing plants. plus, we hear from the teenager who survived a very scary fall
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's friday, august 10, 2018. happy friday to you. welcome back to cbs this morning. ahead, the race to contain an out-of-control southern california wildfire has forced more than 20,000 people to evacuate overnight. plus, the newest spike lee movie blackkklansman" is out this friday, and a black detective who infiltted kkk. the movie is out today. but first, here's today's "eye opener at 8:00". >> a deliberately set wildfire forced nearly 20,000 people from their homes in southern california last night. as we watch, these flames
have ripped through this area, at times sounding like small explosions. >> a mother says she was facing gang death threats from her husband. >> authorities say they also found the body of a child. >> it is so important for the people of puerto rico to get a final number and this is not final. the figure comes from the government's own mortality data that journalist his to sue to get. >> only congress can create a new military service. there is no estimate to see how much this case force would cost. studies show daughters do more chores than sons. girls are more likely to be paid for cleaning. boys are more likely to be paid for personal hygiene like brushing their teeth and taking a shower. >> now, now, now, now look -- no, wait, wait, wait. don't boo, vote. i know -- i know this doesn't sound fair, but if you've ever smelled a 15-year-old boy, you know that the showering money is totally worth it, okay?
♪ i'm gayle king with bianna golodryga and i say vladimir duthiers. you say duthiers. >> i say duthiers. >> they are here because norah and john are off this friday. we will start here. two of california's most populous county are under a state of emergency as a growing wildfire threatens thousands of homes. more than 20,000 people were evacuated overnight in southern california. the so-called holy fire have burned 10,000 acres in riverside and orange county. the fire blamed on arson has spread quickly in part because it's burning in an area with thick brush which has not had a fire in this area since 1980. >> the holy fire is one of 16 fires in southern california.
ten people have been killed by fires statewide and wind gusts are expected to pick up this afternoon making the fight even harder. >> the trump administration says hundreds of children separated from their parents during an immigration crackdown have not been reunited. the newest court filing says 559 out of 2551 children are still separated. one of those children, 4-year-old sophia was reunited with her grandmother angelica at san francisco international airport yesterday. sofia and angelica spent 47 days apart after coming to texas at a legal border crossing back in june. sophie was sent to pennsylvania, angelica went to california while the government processed her asylum claim. sophie's mom was in the u.s. legally with sophie's brother. immigration officials said they could not return sophie to her even though she had the paper work proving guardianship. maria villarreal spoke to the pair in mexico before they
crossed the border. angelica told her they were escaping from drug cartel violence. ths of m tru are officially united states citizens and they used a program that's repeatedly come under criticism from president trump. victor and amelia from slovenia. took the oath in new york city yesterday. a lawyer said mrs. trump sponsored their green cards to obtain residency and that would mean they used family based immigration during the legal immigration process. >> the president refers to that as chain migration and has repeatedly railed against it. >> we do not want chain migration. we have to get rid of chain migration. >> we are going to end chain migration. >> chain migration is a total disaster and provides a gateway for terrorism. >> we have to do something with chain migration! >> how about chain migration? how about that? somebody comes in, he brings his mother and his father and his aunt and uncle, 15 times removed.
>> the novice's lawyer said they went through the standard citizenship process and did not receive any special treatment. the first lady's office has not responded to our request for coent and declined to speak in detail to the associated press saying only that mrs. trump's parents are not part of the administration. police in washington in charlottesville, virginia, are anticipating violence during a unite the right rally. a state of an emergency is in effect there and in other parts of virginia this weekend. margaret brennan interviewed charlottesville first african-american mayor in sunday's "face the nation". >> with the benefit of hindsight, a year later, do you think this community a year later has healed? >> absolutely not. >> no? >> because the issues were not the rally or just statues.
the issue is this deep-seeded racism that we have here and that's the challenge and that's a lot of work and it takes commitment, and while people don't want alt-right white men in khaki pants and polo shirts walking through town and they want to make it clear that they don't identify there, they have been very comfortable with racism and how it plagues the community. >> face the nation moderator and cbs news senior foreign affairs correspondent margaret brennan is with us from washington. margaret, good morning. >> good morning. you have ties to charlottesville. you attended the university of virginia. how is the mayor trying to fix the deep-rooted issues in her city? >> well, the mayor is very passionate and she says focusing only on these rallies is avoiding the real issues that are plaguing that city including, she s low wages and lahog and e these divisions
president trump likes to point out that african-american unemployment is at an all-time low, a jobless rat of last month. but the mayor says she hasn't seen an improvement in her community and she holds the president personally responsible for, as she put it, bringing to light hate. >> is she concerned about anything that might happen in charlottesville this weekend to mark the anniversary? >> the state of virginia preemptively declared a state of emergency because authorities were harshly criticized last year for allowing it to escalate. there have been lawsuits and backlash from social media companies who have made it more challenging for the unite the right organizers to mobilize. this i than ju the one the rally. this is fanes,it
gain and we are going to talk about those issues of identity politics and divisions in america on sunday's show with virginia democrat tim kaine. >> margaret, you also talked with the mayor about the issue of confederate statues and can you tell us about the memorial in charlottesville now? >> even with the first african mayor of that city that confederate memorial to robert e. lee is still standing. it was the flash point for last year's rally, but virginia courts are still debating about whether it's considered a symbol of white supremacy or war memorial. nationwide, though, 75 confederate memorials have been removed or renamed since last year. >> margaret brennan, thank you so much. that interview with charlottesville mayor is a look at race in america and this monday at face the nation. she will also talk with virginia democratic senator tim kaine sunday right here on cbs. dramatic video shows a
her off of a bridge into a river 60 feet below even though she had decided she wasn't going to jump. >> i won't go. >> three, two, one. >> she's saying no. >> ready? [ screaming ] >> oh, boy. jordan holbertson says when she hit the water in the park in washington state, she couldn't breathe. she was rushed to the hospital. >> i was in a lot of pain without medication. i have five broken ribs, air bubbles in my chest. i could have died, easily. >> very easily. thanks, friend. her sister told our cbs affiliate in portland coin tv that she was pushed by a friend. it's illegal to jump from the bridge and warning signs are posted and i saw an interview where she thinks she must have passed out because she doesn't remember hitting the water she is so traumatized. >> yes, she is. i have a feeling she'll be
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working at a place put their careers on the line. stevedore rinne and glen started working at new mexico's lohse al mohs laboratory when there was a massive theft ring. they became concerned about the safety of the company's nuclear mission. alex ferrer has the story on tonight's cbs series "whistle-blower." >> i was aghast at what i was seeing. here's a weapon that's the most powerful on the face of the irkt that could destroy hundreds of thousands of people. it was like they were manufacturing firecrackers. >> it was dangerous from the
beginning. >> lohse al mohs laboratory is the birthplace to the atomic bomb and home to some of the deadliest secrets in the world. >> i was the chief investigator of maal mohs laboratory. >> they were brought in after a series of deadly lapses. >> two hard drives was lost. >> did they ever locate them? >> three weeks later they were found behind a xerox machine and wiped clean. >> reporter: right from the get-go, they could see something was terribly wrong. they met with resistance when they tried to dig deeper. >> they were sweeping all of these different thefts under the rug. >> i'm a professional investigatornd all i wanted to
do wastigate anyway and uncovered a massive lab ring. >> what was stolen there. >> >> crazy things like forkl t forklift. >> and lock picks, surveillance equipment, computers. it got serious and dangerous very quickly. >> my greatest fear was the nuclear secrets of the united states would walk out the front door into the hands of our enemies. >> the trap door is located our closet. what would you keep them? >> instigat t we fire. they refused to go quietly. >> we were upset it was going to
go on. we said, no, we'll fight. >> they risked everything so the truth could go out. >> i lost almost everything. couldn't pay my bills, i lost my home. >> my name is steve. >> i'm glen. >> they did not uncover any espionage at the lab, their findings led to two lab employees spending time in prison p. they testified before an outranked congress. they demanded leadership in change that i love alex's delivery. >> i want to know what's in the trap door. >> it's a good time. >> we can get away for a gong
the new movie blackkklansman tells the true story of black detective who went undercover with the kkk. >> from my mouth to god's ears, i really hate those black rats and anyone else who doesn't have it runningins. >> you're talking about white americans. >> god bless white americans. >> a little jars. director spike lee, there he is,
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a little over 20 minutes. up toward highway 24, and oakland doesn't look any better, this is a 30 minute ride going northbound from 238 up toward the maze. east shore freeway, no signs of red, but still in the yellow. going westbound, over to the maze. let's check in with brian on the forecast. busy in the weather department, we are on semi- vacation with the usual fog along the shoreline, but there is a cooling trend to keep us busy, as you see the low clouds draping the basin sutro tower. concord has 63 degrees, in san jose, it is 63. san jose will get up to the mid- 80s, 97 at fairfield, 94 in concord. michelle will tell us what that means in a few minutes, in the meantime, the extended forecast, a bit of a cooling trend. coastline remains cool, and look at that, by tuesday
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♪ belong to you you belong to me ♪ ♪ you're my sweetheart >> i like that song. >> kelly, our producer put it together. >> nice job today. nice job every day, but today's especially good. welcome back to "cbs this morning." right now it is time to show you some of the morning's headlines. "the des moines register says michael avenatti is in iowa where he is exploring a run for the presidency. avenatti represents actress stormy daniels in a suit against president trump for a
nondisclosure agreement. in wing ding ndsear at to starbucks says it will start selling it's because they purchase food. >> and the "boston globe" reports the only known photo of john f. kennedy and marilyn monroe is up for auction. it shows the two at a party before monroe sang the famous rendition. >> that's how she did it. the picture was taken by the white house photographer. the current bid is more than $3,000. >> she just said happy birthday,
mr. president. >> spike lee has written, directed and produced. the bold story teller made a name for himself when he released his 1989 film "do the right thing." the movie challenged views of race relations in america. his new movie is based on a true story of a black detective who went under cover with the ku klux klan. john david washington plays him in the movie. >> how do you propose to make this investigation? >> i have established contact and created some familiarity with the clans men over the phone. i will continue in that role -- >> black ron stallworth over the phone and white ron stallworth
face-to-face. >> can you do that? >> i believe we can. with the right white man we can do anything. >> i love that >> spike lee and ron stallworth, we will talk about the movie, mr. lee, joins us now at the table. welcome, welcome and congratulations and we've all seen the movie and been talking about it all morning. that it started with a call from jordan peele and it sounds like a skit. >> i thought that's what it was. and thank you for having me this morning. >> what did he say to you? >> he called me up and said i want to pitch you something. you can't get more high-concept hollywood than this. six words. black man infiltrates kkk. >> but it was a true story. you'd never heard it. >> never heard of this guy, the story, nothing. >> yeah. >> go ahead, ron. the black man -- >> i have heard of spike lee. >> where did the idea come from? take us, you are in the
department and you see what that makes you think i think i want to try to get in the kkk because you know they don't let black people there. >> i didn't know that. >> so take us there. >> i was reading the article. we scan the newspaper every day to see what might impact our city and see what we can do to respond to it. on this particular day i saw the ad. ku klux klan for information and a p.o. box and i figured what the heck? i penned this note using the language of hate and identifiedm signed my real name and had a brain cramp that day. >> god works. >> yes. >> signed my real name, put it in the mail and forgot about it and about a week or two later i get a phone call. >> did you have a plan? >> no plan. >> you know how god works? >> the plan didn't begin until this phone call ended when the
local organizers wanted to meet me in a week, and i basically described the white officer in my book, his name is chuck, in the movie his name is flip. >> yeah. >> i described him as me because he's about my height and my weight. i even described the type of clothes he would have on when they met because i knew how he generally came to work. i hung up and that's when i started thinking, okay, this is how i'm going to do this. >> and this could possibly work. >> it's an incredible story. did you really trick david duke into taking a picture with you? >> that happened. >> that happened. >> that's incredible. >> is it exactly as depicted in the move? >> i think spike spent a little more time on that one. >> hey, he got notes from malcolm x. >> it's amazing to me how much this story sort of imitates real life. that's what took me aback when i saw this movie.
>> well, my co-writer kevin willmott and i we felt that if this film was going to connect we would have to put stuff in it that would make you and everybody else -- >> yeah. >> it's happening today. i don't want it to be a pbs documentary and that to the code of the movie. >> ron, you talked about in an interview i read about your relationship with david duke and at that time not many in the country knew who david duke was. he took a liking to you, at least over the phone. you said that had you gone public with this investigation you firmly believe that david duke would have not gone on to have the political career and o might have been possible simply because he would have had to answer to the people he was trying to appeal to why he got
conned by a black man. i feel like had i been allowed to go public with this, i would been able to impact that. we'll never know. >> you had john david washington in the starring role who happens to be denzel's son. >> you wouldn't cast a friend's son just because he was a friend's son. how did you think he did in this role? because i think he gives a knockout, oscar-winning performance. >> i knew he could do it. >> he didn't have to audition. there was no meeting. i sent john david my book and i said that's it. >> you have said about this film you want people to connect the past to the present and bianna, gayle and i were t d i like,o quote another famous author. the past isn't dead, it isn't
even past. you have the 17-year-old boy who was lynched by a mob and harry belafonte accounts that juxtaposed with "the birth of a nation". >> first, it was the klan initiations and they celebrated by eating popcorn and watching them light it. >> in charlottesville, which is a powerful way to end the movie. >> it's stunning, it's jarring. >> ron, you still carry your ku klux klan card. >> i have it. >> do you have it? >> let's do it before they go to commercial. >> why do you keep that? wow. >> because it's a memento of my career, and if i'm ever in a car crash, and i die and some poor cop will come up on my mangled black body and he'll find this and freak out. >> he'll say what do do i with this? >> you're the member of the klan. hold it up. >> are you still a standing member? >> no, this is good for the year of 1979. >> congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> wonderful film. >> thank you. >> spike lee and ron stallworth.
new new research shows americans living in colorado, virginia and arizona take the most vacation time from work. the advocacy group says group project time off found people in those states are taking more than the national average from around 17 days off. residents of montana, delaware and rhode island take the least time off. john tierney is a contributing science columnist for "the new york times," he's been researching how science can help you make the most of your vacation. good to have you on the show. we've been talking about all of this. our bosses are listening and i'll say this very clearly. you say taking vacation is good for your health. >> science is very clear. people who take more vacations have fewer heart attacks and are more product trif -- productive at work and suffer from less depression. it's good for your body because it reduces your stress hormones and boosts your immune system and it's good for your mind because doing new things
stimulates dopamine production in your brain. >> makes total sense to me. what's the ideal length of a vacation? >> more short vacations rather than a long one. >> what is short? your definition of short? >> a weekend is short. you can eastern do shorter than that. one of the big advantages of vacations is the anticipation beforehand. make sure you're happy one or two months beforehand so the more you can do that the better. >> is there any time when you're happiest on vacation? is there a study on that? >> studies have found that happiness peaks on the eighth day. so maybe go for eight days and do it again. >> how about the coming back, john. sometimes they say i need a vacation from taking a vacation. >> don't go straight from the airport to your work. i think one of the best things you can do when you come back from the vacation there's the inevitable letdown. so start planning the next one right away. >> come back on saturday so you can have sunday to unwind. >> the planning makes you happier. psychologists find to be happier you are better off spending
money on buying new experiences rather than buying new things because you anticipate it more and you have those memories afterward that you can relive. >> and the things last longer, john. >> they last longer and they don't bring you the same kind of pleasure. when you do new things it stimulates dopamine in your brain, and it gives you more % optimism and energy and it's the same thing that happens when you fall in love. a great way to build any kind of relationship. >> do the europeans have it wrong? when i lived in europe we would take the month of august off and it's two weeks into it. is that not the way to do it? >> i think it's better taking more frequent ones, but however you do it, do what you enjoy. it's nice to get away some place new and it's nice to do new things and if you're the kind of person stressed out by that. going to the same place every year is fine. it's your vacation, do whatever
makes you happy. >> we shouldn't feel guilty asking our bosses. >> people that get more races, get more promotions. >> i'm going to tell them john said so. >> where do you like to go, john? >> i like to go some place new. i was just out in the west. and i also like to do something with my family. but we usually go to a new place every year and we have a family reunion. i'm very happy anticipating it. >> we wish you a good vacation. >> and you can hear more of "cbs this morning" on our podcast available on apple's podcast app or wherever you like to download your podcast apps. and up next, we will take a look at all that mattered this week. you are watching "cbs this you are watching "cbs this morning." you know when you're at ross shopping for backpacks... you are watching "cbs this morning." ...and mom also gets a back-to-school bag? that's yes for less. ross has the brands you want for back to school. and it feels even better when you find them for less. at ross. yes for less.
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for sharp lines every time, frog it! defendants in oakland's ghost ship fire will testify in the two men's sentencing hearing. both pleaded "no contest" to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter, for the 2016 blaze. as part of a plea deal... derek almena agreed to nine years in jail, while max harris agreed to six years. crews are gaining some ground in their battle against the mendocino complex wildfires. the "river fire" is now 90 percent contained... and there's 53 percent containment of the larger "ranch fire." the two fires have burned a combined 307 thousand acres in menocino, lake and colusa counties. it's music in the bay area. the "outside lands" music festival is set to begin today, at golden gate park in san francisco. and the san jose jazz summer fest
friday like conditions, but we are starting to see some slowdowns along highway 85, in the northbound direction, we've got an accident involving a car that struck a bicyclist, so please expect some delays if you are making your way in the northbound direction. 37 minute ride into san jose up to 101 in mountain view. we are seeing those delays continue, if you're making your way along 280 and 101. it's good to check on the forecast. >> we are starting out with fog around golden gate, it is right there, that is going to be the case for the next few hours, and sunshine will be breaking out all over the place, if it hasn't already inland. livermore, 70 right now, and in santa rosa, 60 degrees. it is going to get hot inland with 97 fairfield, san jose, not too bad, and san francisco, 67 degrees. in the extended forecast, we will go with the status quo, clouds in the morning, that'll be true through the weekend.
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