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we will ring in the new year, temperatures in the 40s, windy conditions, going to feel like the 30s. bundle up and stay safe. good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, december 31 st, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." more than 1 million people will pack into new york's times square tonight to ring in the new year. we're there to see how drones will help police keep the party safe this year. >> president trump refuses to accept any deal to end the partial government shutdown unless it funds the border wall but his outgoing chief of staff john kelly says the idea of a solid concede barrier was abandoned long ago. plus, a lion kills a 22-year-old intern at a north carolina wildlife preserve. investigators trying to figure
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out how the animal escaped from its enclosure. after a year of historic wildfires, new technology could help firefighters save more lives. see how augmented reality gives first responders a clear view inside burning buildings. but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> come to times square. it's actually the best real estate on planet earth on new year's eve. >> ready for 2019. >> we have two systems that will bring unsettled weather to much of the u.s. it could be a very soggy new year's eve for the northeast. >> if that were a government shutdown, nothing short of ridiculous. >> the finger-pointing now in its second week. >> nancy pelosi's in hawaii. >> they argue they haven't heard from the president in 19 days. >> senator warren taking a big step toward a 2020 run, announcing she's launching a presidential exploratory committee. >> the 22-year-old intern mauled to death by a lion at a rural
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north carolina conservation center. >> we only knew this person a short time and obviously it was devastating for us. >> california's attorney general says the state's largest utility provider faces possible murder charges in connection with a wildfire. >> a mechanical issue. stuck on the chair lift. everyone made it down safely. >> all that -- >> the doug, stroking the cat, before the pair seemingly -- aw, they hug. >> how cute is this? >> a bald eagle landed on a fan at the cotton bowl. the bird is trained to fly during the national anthem but apparently it got confused. >> that's not a small bird. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the 10 yard line. out of the gun. looks right. throws over the middle. it is a touchdown. over the middle! the touchdown! >> ebron and company. >> the drum roll for the playoffs, baby, it's playoff
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time. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> it is a good thing that the nfl brought back celebrations like that. fantastic. love it. welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm dana jacobson with michelle miller. basically a saturday takeover. >> it is not saturday. >> it is not. >> it's new year's eve. norah o'donnell, john dickerson, bianna and gayle are off but we are here. billions of people around the world planning to ring in the new year tonight. it is already 2019 in places like auckland, new zee land. thousands celebrated with a party and fireworks. >> here in new york, more than a
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million people are expected to pack into times square, roughly 7,000 police officers and heavily armed counterterrorism teams will stand by to keep them safe. for the first time this year, a high flying supreme court measure will watch from the sky. tony dokoupil is in times square. tell us all about it. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing in what will be the heart of the crowd in a little more than 12 hours from now. the ball drop is directly behind me. let me give you a little overview of security. these barricades went in overnight. the nypd has cleared out all the trash cans. they've even sealed the manhole covers underneath our feet in this entire area. all that. and an on duty force described to me as larger than the police force of most major cities any night of the year. for the new york police department, preparing for new year's eve is a year-long affair. >> when midnight strikes, the ball drops and everybody goes
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home, we start planning for next year. >> reporter: john miller is the nypd's deputy commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism. he said people hoping to celebrate here tonight will go through metal detectors first. no backpacks, coolers or umbrellas will be allowed. some may be patted down if officers feel there's something they need to look at. >> it's not like going to the airport but it has some of the same elements. >> reporter: plenty of police presence. many wearing tactical gear and armed with high capacity weapons. others will blend in with the crowd. on rooftops, snipers, plus officers embedded inside, surrounding hotels. so if you have something that occurs in a hotel, either before the event or during the event, you don't have to figure out which hotel is it, how are we going to get people there. all of that's built in. >> reporter: more than 200 police cars and sanitation trucks will block roadways to prevent a car from driving into the crowds.
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this year, the nypd will have an additional set of eyes in the sky. for the first time, an nypd drone will be part of the aerial arsenal. it's designed to supplement police helicopters circling above. the more than 1,206 cameras in the ten-block area below. how does a drone fit into the overall plan? >> the drone give us a view of any of the gaps in those cameras. it give us flexibility, visibility and agility that you wouldn't have with another device. >> reporter: important to point out police say there's no specific credible threat to the celebration tonight. but according to deputy commissioner miller, the nypd has thwarted roughly 30 attacks since 9/11 and they're always on guard. i did ask him what he would say to somebody who was worried nonetheless. he said this will be the safest place to be in new york city tonight. he even brings his own family. >> they do an amazing job, tony,
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thank you. the weather could be a problem tonight if visitors can't have umbrellas. for the first time in 24 years, it's expected to rain heavily as the ball drops in times square. millions of people from the mississippi valley to the midwest are bracing for severe thunderstorms and flooding in time for the new year. meteorologist barry burbank from our boston station has the forecast. >> it's a wet weather system across the middle of the nation. will dump 1 inch of rain. also with some severe weather, potential strong thunderstorm, parts of mississippi, alabama, tennessee into kentucky, around midday, as that squall line comes through from the system. the rain will start falling in new york city around middle part of the afternoon. it's going to come down like crazy into the evening hours even as the ball drops. it looks like pouring rain in new york city. meantime, snow in northern new england. and snow out west from minneapolis west and south into the southwest. they'll get several inches where
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winter storm warning is up for potential of 6 to 12 inches going on there. as far as your high temperatures, looks like it's going to be cold out west and in the teens and single numbers. warm in the eastern seaboard. 40s in boston. around 50 in new york city to 80 down in miami. that's your forecast for now. happy new year. dana. >> barry, thank you. 800,000 federal workers could miss their first paychecks of the new year this week. the partial government shutdown is now ten days old and president trump says it won't end unless democrats agree to fund his border wall. the democrats say no. the environmental protection agency began furloughing its nearly 14,000 employees over the weekend. chip reid is at the white house. chip, no doubt, not the way anyone wanted to start the new year. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. senator lindsey graham says the president is open to some kind of a deal but that deal would have to include money for the president's wall. that is in all probability a nonstarter for democrats.
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>> the president is telling us what he wants and he's willing to do some things to get what he wants. >> reporter: south carolina senator graham came out of a two hour lunch with president trump sunday hopeful for a bre breakthrough. graham is encouraging trump to negotiate with democrats by proposing to grant work permits to children of undocumented immigrants in exchange for over $5 billion for his border wall. >> he's very open minded about combining wall funding with other things to make it a win-win for the country. >> reporter: on "face the nation" democratic senator tester said president trump backed away from a similar deal in the past. >> i think we've been here before. i was in the room when the president said if congress passes something, i'm going to sign it. and then he moved back away from that. we need some predictability. >> reporter: this comes as president trump is reversing this pledge to senate minority leader chuck schumer made earlier this month. >> i will be the one to shut it down. i'm not going to blame you. >> reporter: instead he's now referring to the stale mate as
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the schumer shuttledown. also blaming democrats for the deaths of two migrant children in federal custody at the border earlier this unin. republican senator richard shelby. >> when it's the president tweeting and blaming somebody or whether it's the democrats blaming the president, it's brought us to the impasse we are today. >> reporter: hanging in the balance, more than 800,000 federal workers working without pay and others who have been furloughed like this person who don't know when they'll be paid next. >> i actually started donating some blood plasma. to help people of course but for the first five donations, they give you 50 bucks. whatever i have to do to put food on the table and keep a roof over our head. >> reporter: a spokesman for senate democratic leader chuck schumer said in a statement the white house doesn't know what they want when it comes to border security. and on the house side, the political landscape is about to change. nancy pelosi will become speaker of the house in three days.
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>> chip, thank you. president trump's outgoing chief of staff john kelly calls his white house post a bobne-crushig hard job in a new interview. defended his tenure and made new revelations while speaking with the "los angeles times." kelly said the idea of a solid concrete wall at the mexican border was abandoned early on by the trump administration. he told the paper, quote, to be honest, it's not a wall, but acknowledged the president still uses the term wall. >> kelly blamed jeff sessions for the administration's policy to separate illegal immigrant families at the border, saying he surprised us. the outgoing chief of staff also said president trump sometimes pressed his advisers on the limits of his authority under the law. kelly stressed the president never ordered him to do anything illegal. budget director mick mulvaney will become acting chief of staff on wednesday. the case of alleged child
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abuse at a migrant shelter will being referred to a local district attorney today for possible criminal charges. obtained surveillance videos that appears to show children being hit by staff at a southwest key shelter. the incidents took place about a month before the shelter was closed. the maricopa county sheriff's office told cbs news it investigated and decided to submit the case to the county attorney's office. after deciding at first there was no grounds for a criminal referral. southwest key has said it was engaging in an independent review of the processes, procedures, hiring and training at its arizona shelters. >> massachusetts senator elizabeth warren announced her first official steps towards a 2020 presidential campaign this morning. saying she's forming a presidential exploratory committee. warren said she'll announce the rest of her 2020 plans early in
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the new year. the statement highlighted her progressive view, saying quote america's middle class is under attack from billionaires and big corporations. >> warren is the first senator to form a committee but other senate democrats are expected to enter the 2020 race by taking this first step. she's allowed to take $12 million left over from this year's senate campaign and use it to run for president. investigators want to know how a lion escaped from an enclosure before killing an intern. 22-year-old alexandra black was helping clean out the big cat's quarters yesterday when she was attacked. outside the center in burlington, about 50 miles northwest of raleigh. janet, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a tragic incident and the animal sanctuary is now closed until further notice. the question investigators are looking at, how did this animal get out of what handlers say was
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locked area.locked area. this is masai, the lion the conservator center in north carolina say somehow escaped the locked area before attacking leaned dra black, a. it happened during a routine cleaning of the lion's cage. >> there were visitors on-site but we used our protocol to ensure safe and immediate exit from the park. >> handlers tried to tranquilize the animal receiver time but eventually were forced to shoot the animal. she was 22. alex, as friends called her, recently graduated from college and hoped someday to be a zoo cooper. her brokenhearted family calling this her fourth internship working with animals saying she was a beautiful young woman who had just started her career. she died pursuing her passion. >> i can't imagine the loss
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they're enduring. i can't imagine what it must feel like to be them. we only knew this person a short time and obviously it was already devastating for us. >> reporter: the ten-acre refuge is home to more than 80 animals, including more than a dozen african lions, many rescued from poor conditions. workers typically inner act with the lions daily. >> this is not a honor to another animal refuge, wolf park in indiana. michelle. >> thank you. a colorado man suspected of killing the mother of his 1-year-old daughter is due to be arraigned this morning.
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patrick frazee is accused of first degree murder and solicitation to commit first degree murder. he's being held without killed in her own home and that frazee may not have acted alone. police suspect patrick frazee solicited someone's help in carrying out kelsey berreth's murder and have even hinted at the potential for more arrests. >> that's an absolutely possibility, but i'm not going to guess on that at this point. >> reporter: in a court filing, prosecutors say they can't give frazee a copy of his own arrest warrant because it may
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jeopardize substantial ongoing investigative efforts and the physical safety of potential witnesses. today, the 32-year-old will face criminal charges in the apparent murder of his 29-year-old fiancee who vanished on thanksgiving after going shopping with the couple's 1-year-old daughter kaylee. frazee who did not live with berreth was the last known person to see her. he never reported her missing or personally pleaded for her safe return. investigators have been trying to find berreth's cell phone which pinged almost 600 miles away outside gooding, idaho, three days after she vanished. last weekend detectives in nearby twin falls executed search warrants but did not say what evidence was recovered. >> i don't want to speculate where her sbbody is at this poi. >> reporter: on facebook berreth's family and friends thank supporters saying this has been an exhausting and emotional time for us. we are trying hard to put the pieces back together, heal and
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do what we can with what we are given. we spoke with berreth's legal action. many of us are playing for a chance to start new year as a multimillionaire. the mega millions jackpot has reached $415 million. that is the eighth largest jackpot in the lottery's history. winning ticket will be drawn tomorrow night. it's the fifth ever mega millions drawing on new year's day. the game's most recent jackpot winner has still not claimed a
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$1.5 billion prize. >> we need to buy tickets. the new year means new laws are taking effect. ahead we'll show you what states chilly and breezy through the afternoon, we are going to see the winds kick up. the wind advisory for the shoreline and all bay area hills, that sun through the afternoon, cool but seasonal daytime highs in the mid 50s, ringing in the new year, temperatures in the 40s, clearer skies, with the wind windy conditions, it will feel colder, temperatures will feel like the 30s.
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this is a kpix 5 morning update. good morning, it's 7:26, i'm michelle griego. mournting the death of church pastor after a sudden heart attack. his celebration of life will happen at 2:00 p.m. at venture christian church at 16845 hicks road. the city of san jose is asking for your help in cracking down on illegal fireworks, snap, click and report by posting your photos on line, fines range from $500 to 50,000 plus jail time, if you are caught selling illegal fireworks. bart will have expanded service on new years eve with trains until 3:00 a.m., and muny and transit lines will be free until 5:00 a.m. we will have the guide on the web sites, we will have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms including our website,
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welcome back. if you are headed out the door now, hitting the freeways, you are in luck. here is a live look at the bay area bridges, we will start with the san mateo bridge, free flowing in both directions. this is westbound hayward in to foster city, easy ride, same for the bay bridge, live look, metering lights were never turned on, it's been an easy ride oakland in to san francisco. clear skies, chilly and breezy this morning as we head through the afternoon. we are going to see the winds kick up. breezy to windy, a winds advisory in effect for the shoreline and all our bay area hills. daytime highs in the mid 50s. temperatures will be in the 40s, clear skies and windy with the winds it will be feeling more like the 30s at midnight. have a great day.
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anthony just said it best. >> wow. naples, maine, i'm going there. >> who knew. >> an hour northwest of portland. >> there it is. >> not far. >> lovely. >> a gorgeous end to the year. >> yes, it is. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." here are three things you should know this morning. russia's federal security service says it arrested and american citizen accused of spying. agents detained american paul wayland on friday. according to russian media. no details were disclosed about the charges and u.s. officials have not confirmed the arrest. under russian espionage laws, he
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could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted. a new law goes into effect tomorrow requiring hospitals nationwide to publish online prices lists for all of their medical services. the law is designed to provide more transparency for patients making decisions about their healthcare. however, they worry this could confuse patients. stand art rates don't reflect out of pocket costs and actual prices may differ from patient to patient. and the tsa says it's deploying more floppy eared security dogs instead of pointy eared breeds. the idea is to put airport travelers at ease. the agency says floppy eared breeds like labrador retreerveds are often perceived as friendlier and less likely to scare children. it won't allow pointy eared dogds based only on appearance. they use the highest number of dogs of any federal agency.
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the structure fires, not wildfires, are far more deadly in the u.s. there were nearly half a million of them last year killing more than 2,700 people. a silicon valley entrepreneur believes augmented reality technology can help firefighters save even more lives. community think it could revolutionize how they prevent fires from turning deadly. >> reporter: firefighters used reels like these at the training facility to get better at saving lives. their biggest challenge, operating in pitch black, smoke-filled rooms. we needed special thermal cameras just to watch them train. >> you can't see your hand in front of your face, and when you lose eyesight you take out a big chunk of your ability to gather information and know where you're at. >> reporter: the battalion chief says those cameras can only help so much. >> handheld thermal cameras was a huge leap forward in
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technology, but it has some limitations. >> if you can't see your and in front of your face, how well can you see the image on a screen in front of you? >> it's not here, it's not readily available to you. >> reporter: the solution was born here in the bell live an active volcano in nicaragua. last year explorer and digital entrepreneur led a science expedition into the crater of the messiah volcano. >> one of the issues was that we couldn't see we were going inside this gas filled crater. we were looking to navigate safely and realizing that the core technology that thermal imaging is didn't cut it for us. so we were looking to improve it. >> the result is called see-through, a wearable augmentable reality display mounted inside a standard firefighter's mask. >> i can see through dark and smoke. idea of putting something here so that it's always on was the first step. but the second step was simplifying it in a way that is reduced and made much more
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simple, just edges and contours of objects. >> just the things firefighters need to see. >> just the important pieces. so just put it on. >> reporter: menlo park fire special helped turn the prototype into a functioning product. >> let's take a walk in. >> i can see everything. i can see the multiple doorways, i can see the wall. >> i'm standing here next to you without a mask on, i can barely make it out in the is kind of like a little murky haze. >> reporter: a thermal camera mounted to the mask captured the surroundings then see-through's computer processor adds green declines highlight walls, door frames, and even a body lying on the floor. >> i see the body right there. >> i don't even see another room yet so you're already seeing well in front of me. >> reporter: so you'd still have to fumble around to get to that body when i spotded hted him ri away. >> fatalities happen typically between two or three feet from
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an exit because they can't see and find the exit that's right in front of them. >> most firefighters that die in front of buildings, that's where we get lost and trapped. i don't want to overuse the game changing phrase for this technology, but it is. it truly is. >> reporter: he says the device is still at least a year away from being commercially available to fire departments. he expects it will cast less than the 4,000 to $6,000 they currently spend on each two-way radio that firefighters carry. >> there might be critics who say that only rich fire departments can afford this. >> certainly there's going to be critics with any new innovation. our goal is to get this technology so that it's accessible to a large majority of the fire departments on day one but ultimately we expect that price to go down. >> that's incredible. >> but with lives at stake on a daily basis, firefighters who tried this out say day one can't come soon enough. for "cbs this morning," carter evans, menlo park, california. >> that's not just a game change, he that's a lifesaver. >> it sure is. >> someone should make that
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accessible to all fire departments no matter how. >> it's just a great new tool. up next, a look at this morning's other headlines, include new state laws taking effect tomorrow. how the me too movement influenced a major change in the way california companies handle sexual harassment happy new years eve to you, plenty of sunshine, cool and seasonal highs, we are going to see the winds kick up, breezy to windy conditions. a wind advisory for the shoreline and bay area hills. highs in the mid 50s across the bay area. temperatures will be in the 40s, clear skies and windy conditions, it's going to be feeling more like the 30s at midnight. here is your seven-day forecast. okay, max...time to help mrs. tyler reach her health goals! i'm in! but first...
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." here's a look at some of this morning's headlines. "the wall street journal" says according to senator lindsey graham, president trump is reevaluating a quick troop withdrawal from syria. graham met with mr. trump at the white house yesterday. the republican senator said they are slowing things down but, quote, the goal is the same, to
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be able to leave syria and make sure isis never comes back. lawmakers from both parties criticized the president's surprised announcement earlier this month to withdraw some 2,000 u.s. troops from syria. "the associated press" says france is deploying more than 147,000 security forces tonight with protesters ready to join public new year's eve celebrations. police have clashed with yellow vested demonstrators over recent protests over taxes and business policies. officials say heavy security is also needed because of a high terrorist threat. the omaha world herald says an american who may have been exposed to the ebola virus in the democratic republic of congo is being monitored in omaha. person who has asked for privacy had been providing medical assistance in the renal. so far there are no ebola symptoms. the person is being treated at the university of nebraska smell center. and cbs salt lake city
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affiliate looks at new laws taking effect in 2019. six states and the district of columbia will raise the minimum wage to buy -- minimum age, excuse me, to buy a gun from 18 to 21. some 5 million americans will see more money in their pockets because 20 states passed laws increasing, there it is, the minimum wage. the me too movement inspired new laws for 2019. it will be illegal in california to force employees to sign nondisclosure agreements as part of sexual harassment settlements. just in time for new year's eve, a new law took effect in utah yesterday lower the state's blood alcohol limit from .08 to .05. that is the strictest drunken driving standard in the u.s. and this is a good one. a new california law will help decide who gets custody of pets in a divorce. current rules say pets are treated like cars and tv sets. judges may now consider evidence similar to child custody cases
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police say a witness helped officers track down melton earl kelly of oakland for beating and robbing a man in san francisco. police used the witnesses video to circulate pictures of the suspect on line which led to his arrest. the raiders are reportedly considering playing their 2019 home games in london. talks are on going between oak land and the hot spur to allow the raiders to play at the new stadium. california's office of traffic safety is offering a $10 lyft credit for customers if san francisco, sacramento, los angeles and san diego through january 1st. details and restrictions are
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couple of cars involved this an accident, blocking the numb two lane from the left. chp on the scene. live shot, near the colosseum traffic is moving at an okay speed. same for san ma they you, a wind advisory issued for the san mateo bridge. i want to show you our cam, it is shaking in the wind. breezy to windy conditions as we head through the day. advisory for this san francisco bay shoreline as well as for all of our bay area hills. elevation of 1000 feet will see
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gusty conditions. temperatures in the mid 50s. ringing in the new year with temperatures in the 40s but feeling like the 30s at midnight.
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♪ that's just the way you make me feel ♪ it's monday, december 31, 2018. welcome back to cbs "this morning." people in sydney, australia, are ringing in the new year with one big outdoor party. plus, right now new york city is preparing for tonight's celebration. see the new equipment police will have on hand in times square to protect more than one million people. but first, here's today's eye opener for you at 8:00. >> billions of people around the world planning to ring in the new year tonight. >> police say there is no specific credible threat to the
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celebration tonight. >> everybody goes home, we start planning for next year. >> rain will start falling in new york city around the middle part of the afternoon and it will come down like crazy into the evening hours, everybody as the ball drops. >> senator lindsey graham says the president is open to some kind of a deal but that deal would have to include money for the waltham. is in all probability a non-starter for democrats. >> is the question investigators are looking at is how did this animal get out of a secure and locked area. >> any incident like this is devastating. >> louis ck went on to tell controversial jokes to a a room of roaring laughter. >> i love new york but i'd rather be in auschwitz. >> fraus it up at the free throw line. it's over right in the magic. victory over detroit. >> way out of his hands before the light comes on. >> there's magic in the air.
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>> a llcheers and applause ] >> happy almost new year. i'm anthony mason with michelle miller and dana jacobson. it's new year's eve and millions of people on the other side of the world already are ringing in 2019. sydney, australia, was one of the first cities to welcome the new year. this morning with large fireworks displays as the clock hit midnight. rigll righty, then. on eyes will be on new york estim times square tonight. eopleofficials estimate more than a million people will gather to see the crystal ball drop and when it does, one and a fromtons of hand made confetti will fall from the sky. tony dokoupil is in times squ e square. tony, good morning. >> good morning. e i'mmorning, where i'm standing will be prime viewing in just a
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few hours from now. you see the barricades, to get here in addition to the barricades people will have to t- through airport-level security or nearly there. ther they will there will be bag checks, dog teams sniffing for xplosives, possibly even at-downs and overall there will be 7,000 police officers and avilyly armed counterterrorism rism tea duty tonight. lready detectives have been ed insideside surrounding hotels been ey've been there for the past few days. olice ition some 235 police cars and sand-filled sanitation trucks will block roadways in vehicle thwarting a vehicle attack. irst timthe first time, the nypd s using a drone to help helicopters and more than 1200 keep an cameras keep an eye on abe crowd from above. the drone will be tethered to a nearby building and will not fly dire directly above the people packed e rightmes square right about where i'm standing. attenr security measure that will draw attention tonight, no umbrellas allowed inside the viewing area.
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viewin that could be problematic, dana, ime in 24or the first time in 24 years, there is a forecast of rain around midnight. ot speaking of problematic, there are also no public wouldoms within the viewing say. go figure. >> i would say both are a problem. liquid is a problem this u very . tony, thank you very much. ident trump will spend new year's eve at the white house thile his family attends the end-of-the-year gala at lagoa-lago. it's day 10 of the partial government shutdown. about 800,000 federal employees are furloughed or working without pay. nine cabinet-level departments inet deped. emocrats say they'll pass a all to fund the government as of the they take control of the on thurs thursday. the president insists he will not accept a deal that does not fu over the border wall. ver the weekend, he blamed democrats for this month's de eaths of two migrant children tweeting, if we had a wall they wouldn't even try to enter the u.s. >> republican senator lindsey oraham met the president
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yesterday then said he's optimistic about a compromise. >> the one thing we talked about youaking deals. there's a lot of distrust in town and i guess you can blame both sides for that, but after lunch i've never been more encouraged if we can get people talking. dacaaham proposed work permits nts iaca recipients and children or andocumented immigrants in wallange for a border wall. "usa today's" susan paged her first government shutdown back in 1995 when the clinton 5dministration faced a republican-controlled congress. that was the longest shutdown nver, 21 days. and it also happened during christmas and new year's. the current shutdown is the third of the trump presidency, withrepublicans controlling congress and the white house. susan, good morning. hi good morning. >> we have both sides calling s r a compromise. so why don't we have one? to eacne is talking to each other, lindsey graham can't ligotiate this compromise. that will depend on nancy pelosi
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and donald trump and they haven't talked for 20 days. in fact, we had the president post a tweet saying he hadn't given up on a concrete border wall which means he's negotiating with his out going chief of staff. he said he gave up on a concrete border wall a long time ago. >> before 1995 the shutdowns nything buing but routine. what is going on? year after year, in fact panetta clintolinton's former chief of se ff said lessons from those shutdowns are never learned. why? tdown 1995, the first shutdown i covered we thought it was the apocalypse. the endght it was the end of the world. t e u.s. government shut down? and we've had three government shutdowns in two years. o's become standard operating procedure in the trump era. one thing that makes it different now, president trump shut down the government with a republican control of congress, we had never seen that before. it had always been the case of divided governments. this makes it more difficult to
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mgure out how to get out of o is mess. messu talk about that divided government and you write in "usa today" about what people want in far.ew year and it's bipartisanship by far. thll we see that? ocraill see a democratic house. >> i think we see bipartisanship bipartisn it's in the interest of the two sides to start cooperating and that may be the case but it's hard to see the talksients of that right now. au don't have people talking romise.ompromise. they wve both sides dug in. mmocrats say they won't fund a deal t and we say we won't see a deal -- when we asked people in the "usa today" suffolk university poll we said suggest thew year's resolution for overington and the overwhelming first choice for democrats, ents wasans and independents is try to work together. >> yet congress doesn't listen to that. or thes a new world for the
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earmp white house and it's not clear that the white house understands how drastically e democrrld is about to change because democrats will be able to pass their version of a budget bill, nancy pelosi says they're going to do that on to do y.ursday. they're also going to be in a position to provide oversight and investigation and that's in something we'll see in this new this n years. ask have to ask about senator -faceey graham, that about-face was startling. hichell, he's optimistic, which .s a good thing. but one problem with negotiating with president trump is you need to negotiate with president on w to be confident that he negoteliver on whatever is being negotiated. andt is one thing we found with negotiations with kelly and others. it's made democrats leery of striking a deal with anybody but the president himself. >> lindsey graham mentioned he's calling it a pause with syria esident' that be a different ult lt in the end? e> he seemed to indicate a slower withdrawal but not
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necessarily. s at least there's discussions going on because that is a big surprise by the president that u.s. troops were going to come out quickly. >> susan page, thank you very much. >> thank you. > china's e-commerce is years ahead of the u.s. rev of his success revolves around the smartphone. ahead, how technology is reinventing how people eat, get
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we ♪ we have much more news ahead. much more news ahead. a retired navy seal most of us only use 40% of our potential. he shows us how to push the limits in your life next year. plus, more than 100 skiers had to be evacuated from a chair lift in montana. what forced operators to take action. and grandmas are joining kids in the classroom. our series "a more perfect union" finds seniors sharing their time with children who need it most. you're watching cbs "this morning." this is your wake-up call. if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, month after month,
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a mobile revolution is changing the way people do business in china. companies there are integrating brick and mortar stores with cell phones to create a more high-tech consumer experience. that's because china says 98% of its web traffic comes from cell phones, compared to just over 40% in the u.s. ben tracy shows us how that's changing the way people shop. >> reporter: it's lunchtime in shanghai and there are plenty of cooks in this restroom's kitchen, but when the food is ready, you won't see any wait staff. instead, dishes are delivered by these robot pods on a high-tech track that quickly guides them to their destination. >> i have never seen anything like this before. have you seen anything like this before you came here? this customer says this is so classy and fun and the food is delicious, too. the robot restaurant is inside a rapidly growing chinese grocery store chain.
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where almost everything is done digitally. it's owned by alibaba, one of the largest ecommerce companies on the planet. it also owns ali pay the most used digital payment service in china. its chairman jack ma is now trying to reinvent brick and mortar retail by fully merging it with ecommerce. he calls it new retail. >> the entire experience at these stores is based around their app. you can scan every single product that they have on the shelves, for instance, with this lettuce, you can find out which day it was delivered to the store, at what temperature, on which truck and they even give you recipes for what you can make with it. but these people will also do your shopping for you. online orders show up on worker's devices. they grab the goods off the shelves and a conveyer belt whisk the bags to the back of the store. the food is boxed up and rolled out to a delivery driver who then brings it directly to the
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customer's house, all in about 30 minutes. >> china's become the laboratory for creating new models of innovation for online to offline retail sales. >> who's buying coffee right now? >> sean runs this research group. china is two to three years ahead of the u.s. when it comes to merging ecommerce and traditional retail. >> all of the new concepts for retail is starting with the mobile phone at the center of the experience. the united states most of the retailers like a walmart are trying to force an ecommerce experience on to brick and mortar. >> reporter: amazon does have its amazon go stores where purchases are made through its app and no checkout is recovered, but in roughly the same time that it launched eight stores in the u.s., alibaba rolled out 100 hummus stores in china where you with pay with facial recognition because nobody here carries cash.
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yeah, no cash. >> i have no cash. >> reporter: have there been problems with growth this big and this fast? >> it's become so popular and grown so fast in the last year that we're starting to hear concerns about quality control, especially in their produce. >> reporter: and now its competitors such as are launching on their own brick and mortar grocery stores, aiming for the higher end of the market, but alibaba hopes to remain in the driver's seat by even changing the way people drive cars. chinese consumers can browse makes and models on an app on their phone and come here to this giant automobile vending machine for a test drive. they pick up a car at an unmanned kiosk and drive it for up to three days, all without ever having to deal with high pressure salespeople. is this also the future of the retail in the u.s.? >> what's happening with china online to offline shopping and shopping through your mobile
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phone is the future of global retail. >> reporter: that future may be more convenient and efficient, but we may also find we miss a certain human touch. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, shanghai. >> no more hi, i'm your waiter, my name is ken. >> i know. i will take the car vending machine, though. i like that a lot. >> get rid of the high pressured auto salesmen, i'm all for it. >> you know how i feel about robots. that's all i'm going to say. >> all right, well. i will then move on. the cotton bowl fans expected a bird's eye view of a bald eagle not a close up or hands on experience. >> look at that. >> the rogue bird that captivated the crowd when a pre-game stunt didn't go as planned. the realed by, not a robot bird. >> it could have been road kill. >> you're watching -- wow. "cbs this morning." >> look at that. ♪ with lysol, you can help protect them from a real cold.
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♪ the eagle has landed, folks. but not exactly where he was supposed to. clark, that is his name, surprised a stadium of college football fans at saturday's cotton bowl in arlington, texas. it was trained to circle the stadium and land on the field before the national championship semifinal between clemson and notre dame. instead, he landed on a fighting irish fan's shoulder. he then flew and landed on another fan's arm. clark eventually returned to his handlers and, of course, no one was hurt. that was supposed to be a sign of good luck for the fighting irish. that did not work so well. >> didn't work out so well. >> maybe it's good luck for the two fans, though. that's the way i look at it for 2019. >> clark wanted some freedom, that's all. >> yes, indeed. the so-called toughest man
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alive wants to help you reach your full potential. retired navy s.e.a.l. david is in our toyota green room. ahead, his tips to stop making excuses and achieve your good morning everyone, silt is 8:25, i'm michelle griego. later today the east bridge center mall in san jose is holding a noon-years eve party from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., face painting and kid crafts and a dj. at noon the kids can enjoy their own balloon drop. bart will have expanded service tonight until 3:00 a.m. to help move large crowds to and from the midnight fireworks show on the san francisco water front. church pastor craig gutil had a heart attack.
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celebration of life happens at 2:00 at the venture christian church on hicks road. we will have updates including our website at
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we have a trouble spot reported by chp, overheating vehicle, westbound 580, first reported as a car fire, looks like we are seeing smoke on the roadways. it is off to the shoulder, not blocking lanes. traffic is moving nicely out of the altamonte pass towards 680. we have an accident, eastbound
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980, before 580, this is blocking the two right lanes, activity on scene, also. let's get a look at the nimitz, northbound 880, 16th, qume of cars tangled up. that's cleared to the shoulder. see light conditions here both directions near the colosseum and same story for the san mateo bridge. a wind advisory is in effect. we are tracking the winds, they are picking up, our current wind speeds, look at sfo, 28 miles per hour sustained winds, although sfo, downtown 23 san ramone, 26 miles per hour wind north, northwest, antioch, 21 fairfield. 22 vallejo, 15 miles per hour winds napa. a chilly start to the day, winds are increasing this morning, breezy to windy as we head through the afternoon with the wind advisory in effect for the san francisco bay shoreline and the bay area hills. we will see sun and cool and
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seasonal daytime highs, ringing in new year at midnight with temperatures in the 40s but with windy conditions, feeling like the 30s.
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." senator elizabeth warren announce this had morning that she's forming a presidential exploratory committee for the 2020 election. the massachusetts democrat made the announcement in a social media video that was emailed to supporters. ed o'keefe is on capitol hill with this major development. ed, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. elizabeth warren becomes the first u.s. senator to take official steps to begin a 2020 presidential campaign. she's been planning for this for quite some time but the
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announcement made today signals she's serious about doing it. in an email sent to supporters this morning, she says she'll announce the rest of her plans early in the new year. the 69-year-old senator just won her second senate term in november. while she represents massachusetts, she was born and raised in oklahoma. she was a law school professor and is among the people credited with coming up for the idea of the consumer financial protection bureau. warren has faced criticism in recent months for her attempts to prove her native american heritage through a blood test. she did that partly in response to president trump who often mocks the senator by referring to her as pocahontas. warren has campaigned for other democrats across the country and has been keeping in close touch with democrats in early primary states. she would begin a presidential campaign with dozen of staffers already on her team and about $12 million if she can transform from her senate campaign account to a presidential bid. by the way, because i know someone at home must be wondering, there are 673 days to
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go until election day 2020. >> this isn't an official announcement. what does it really mean? >> reporter: it allows her now, michelle, to start raising money to pay for the dozens of staffers, to pay for travel to iowa or new hampshire, south carolina, places we expect her to go in the coming days. >> there's been talk about as many as two dozen democrats getting into this race but we haven't seen that yet. when are they likely to get in on that? >> reporter: stay tuned. probably in the coming weeks. folks like corey booker of new jersey, kamala harris of new jersey, amy klobuchar in minnesota. they're still spending these holidays talking to family and making preparations. >> sounds like quite a parade, ed. thank you very much. it's time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. more than two dozen men and women who worked on bernie sanders 2016 presidential campaign want to meet with the senator to discuss sexual
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violence and harassment inside that campaign. the staffers say they want to, quote, preempt the possibility of replicating the predatory culture from the first presidential campaign if sanders runs again. they did not mention any specific incidents from 2016. sanders says this is an incredibly important discussion and it welcomes hearing the experiences and views of former staff. "the wall street journal" says amazon plans to build whole food stores across the country. whole foods' workers reportedly have visited potential retail spaces in parts of idaho, southern utah and wyoming. it's said to be part of a push to put more customers within range of amazon's two hour delivery service. amazon and whole foods declined to comment to the journal. "the los angeles times" says nasa new horizon spacecraft will make history shortly after
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midnight when it flies by the most distant planetary object ever visited. the piano sized probe is scheduled to come within 2,200 miles of a small mysterious object known as you willty ma thully. it will conduct scientific measurements 4 billion miles from earth. >> it needs a new name. u.s. news and world report says 140 people were safely evacuated from a chairlift at a montana ski resort. a mechanical problem forced operators to stop the lift at the white fish mountain resort on saturday. it took two and a half hours to get every one down, some of them were lowered with cables and harnesses. it was less than 20 degrees at the time. >> frigid. and the sydney morning herald says rollinger federer is ready to take on serena williams. they will play each other for
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the first time in mixed doubles tomorrow in australia. they're both 37 years old and have won 43 grand slam titles. williams says she's determined to get a selfie with federer to post on instagram. >> and he wants one too. >> as long as we have her baby as we remember from the -- >> oh, my gosh. so cute. >> i'll watch that, by the way. a recent cbs news poll finds 40% of american plan to make new year's resolutions. david goggins says he knows how to make those changes stick. he's described as one of the toughest men on the planet. he's the only man in history to complete elite training as a navy s.e.a.l., army ranger and ultra marathon runner with more than 60 races under his belt. goggins has published a memoir and self-help book called "can't hurt me." this morning it's number two on
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amazon's nonfiction charts behind "becoming." he's survived s.e.a.l. training and how you can reach your full potential and he's with us this morning. good morning. >> good morning. >> this 40% jumps out to me as only 40% of our true potential is what most of us are using. how do you get to that number? >> the whole thing about it is your mind has the advantage over you and those are your insecurities and self-doubts and all those creepy spots that you want to stay clear of. our mind keeps us from those spots. gone away from those spots that made me very uncomfortable. my mind was saying, you're not good here or there -- >> more than half the time. >> so what happens is, when you get in these situations where you need more, it's like a car. a car has a governor. some cars have governors on them. it can go 130 but the governor's
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set for 92. you're sitting there trying to race a corvette. it flies by but you're like i wish this governor was -- our brain has a governor also. whenever it gets those issues that we haven't dealt with in life the governor comes on and we can't go past that. >> you write that motivation is crap. >> motivation is kindly. what it is, s i may motivate some people today for the four minutes i'm on today. great. but let's say it's real cold out in new york city, let's say it's 30 degrees. you go outside and got your gloves on and go for a five mile run. >> everything i said is gone. that's motivation. >> you write how rocky motivated you. so how do you do that then? >> the thing about it is, being driven, almost to the point where you're obsessed. when you get to that point of being driven and possibly upset,
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you no longer care if it's 30 degrees outside. that wind chill hits your face, you feel it, you might go back inside but to get more clothes on to get outside. you have to find that path and purpose of your life. it's different for everybody. >> a lot of tragedy happened in your life early on. the death of a potential stepdad. you witnessed a young child tragically killed in an accident but there was something that hit me. you talk about being the only one of your kind many, many times and that all you want to do is stay home and wallow because to go into public is to be completely exposed, vulnerab vulnerable of a world that tracks and judges you. >> right. >> it's just as simple as that? >> basically, what you have to do is you have to look at yourself in the mirror. we are always -- a lot of us are waiting for this magical thing to happen and fix our lives. for instance, a lot of things
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damaged my life. it wasn't just all me, you know. it's your dad, it's your mom, it's your childhood, it's being bullied. so many things that we all have a story, but what happens is, we're always sitting -- i call it poopy pants. woest me. we're waiting for some magical miracle to happen to get fixed. that's not going to happen. >> and jump out of your comfort zone. >> you have to do that. you have to face all these things because they're not all yours to own. >> how do you make that move? >> first, i call it the accountable mirror. when i was 16, 17 years old, i went to this mirror, looked at myself in the mirror and i saw a person that i wasn't proud of. you have to call yourself out -- >> you wanted to be proud of myself. >> you have to call yourself out in a way that's not kind. we live in a very kind, gentle world. we have to find the right words for situations. you have to call yourself out for what it is and change the
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problem. you have to be real. real and raw with yourself to fix the problem. >> you cuss a lot in this book. >> i do. i do. >> why? >> because my life wasn't nice. i wanted to paint a real picture. i don't want to try to say, oh, let me not say this because i may owe fenld you. life offended me and i had to overcome it. >> and you can read all about it. thank you so much. fresh faces are entering classes around the country bringing a
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our series a "more perfect union" aims to show that what unites us as americans is far greater than what divides us. millions of students across the country will turn to school this week after the holidays so we're looking at a program that brings a special kind of love and encouragement into classrooms that need it. jan crawford is in washington where grandparents are part of the lesson plan. jan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. so you know i mean maybe the only thing as powerful as a parents' love is a grandparents'
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love. and in schools across the country, more than 20,000 seniors are volunteering every day as foster grandparents right there in the classroom. as the day begins at excel public school in southeast washington, there are a few mature faces among the young girls rushing to class. wearing blue aprons and serving up hugs are six foster grandmother's. working alongside the school's teachers to help students succeed. inside dr. smith's first grade class is grandma margy dixon. what does it mean to be here. >> it gives me hope to know that i can make a difference. >> reporter: what difference does she make at school time? >> she makes it funny. >> she's sweet and she helps us.
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>> reporter: the principal says she'd love a graint grandparent in every classroom. >> our grandmother's live in the community so she see our young ladies at the grocery store, on the buses. so the girls when they're at home and in their communities and with their families, they can see a part of school. >> reporter: for grandmas dixon, bookings and brooks, the word that best describes their experience is joy. >> it's a joy to get up every morning know that a smile and a hug is waiting for me. who wouldn't want to get up and get that? >> reporter: and they need you. >> they need me and i need them. little things i do with my children in the room, i have one little girl -- >> you wink. >> and then i say, and then that lets her know, you're doing good today. and i live you. >> it's that encouragement, like a wink and a thumbs up. >> that's our secret. >> reporter: the program is only open to seniors learning hess
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than twice the federal poverty level. nationwide the corporation for national community service helps more than 150,000 young people work with 22,000 foster grandparen grandparents in nearly every state. >> the most important factor to move people into self-sufficiency is education. >> cheryl ones one largest programs in the country. >> we try to match individuals in schools and childhood that kids are struggling. they benefit from an emotional connection and for the grandparents they toor learning. >> reporter: seniors get help from everything from wills to annual phys kalds. a recent study nund haflt >>my .
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my weight is down. i just had my cataracts removed, they're fine. i got to see my babies. >> reporter: so for these grandmother's the program's most valuable benefit is in the classroom. >> don't cost anything. >> i had one little girl to tell me, she said do know how much i love you? you know how you turn your eyes because you have tears in them. i said you don't know how much i love you today, baby. >> reporter: but you're getting emotional about this. >> so many children don't get love. they have no idea what love is about. to me to share my love that can take them a long way. >> reporter: now the grandparents do get a small stipend but of course the value goes far beyond money for them. here in washington there's a waiting list of a hundred seniors who are hoping to get involved. the only hurdle, more funding for the program. anthony. >> find the funding. it's great for the grandmother's and the kids, great for the teachers to
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♪ a kansas teenager will be a high school and college graduate before he's allowed to vote. 16-year-old braxton morale will get his high school diploma this spring and a bachelor's degree from harvard's extension school. he's been taking college courses through the program designed for off-campus students. he calls his accomplishment humbling. >> i feel a lot of excitement now, especially with the opportunity to have this. and that's something that i didn't always have before. i've been exposed to a lot more now and i've --
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>> he wants to good to harvard law school and planning for a future in politics. >> he must have some proud parents. >> that's impressive, indeed. that does it for us. have a safe and happy new
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good morning, i'm michelle griego. san jose is cracking down on illegal fireworks. the city is asking residents to snap, click and report violaters on line at san jose ca .gov, upload photos and videos of neighbors using illegal fireworks. the office of traffic safety is offering a $10 lyft credit for customers in san francisco, sacramento, los angeles and san diego through january 1st. details and restrictions are outlined in the lyft app. if you absolutely need to have your car on new years eve, there is aaa's tipsy toe
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service, free for 10 miles available from 6:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. we will have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms including
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out of san francisco in to oakland, we are getting reports of a broken down vehicle on the lower deck of the bay bridge, on the flipside, across the span in to the city, a live look at westbound 80, see
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traffic is moving nicely as you head out of oakland in to san francisco. the bay bridge toll plaza has been quiet all morning long. it's been an easy commute, no delays on all approaches, 880, the east shore as well as 580. good news on the maps, this accident eastbound 980 is cleared out. a heads up if you are traveling across the san mateo bridge, a live look, no delays, a wind advisory in effect. drive times 14 minutes hayward to foster city. we are tracking strong winds out there, let's show you the current wind speeds, fso dealing with 28 miles per hour winds out of the north, downtown san francisco, 18, 22 oakland, 26 for antioch, 23 san ramone, 22 vallejo, 24 napa. we will see windy conditions for the san francisco bay shoreline and bay area hills.
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