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early next week. >> we know your day is starting off and you are almost there, and so are we. thank you for watching. >> cbs this morning is coming up next. good morning to our viewers in the west and welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking overnight singer r. kelly is arrested again this time on federal sex crime charges. the latest on the new indictments including child pornography and possible sex trafficking. barry's big threat. louisiana scrambles to get ready for a possible hurricane hitting as soon as tonight. the latest from the coast line where severe flooding is expected. mystery killing. police are questioning multiple people in the murder of an american scientist on a greek island. we visit the old nazi bunker where she was found. and out of this world. this is essentially the oldest rock on the moon. it's 4.4 billion years old and the moon might only be 4.4 billion years old.
a rare look at the lunar samples collected by apollo 11 astronauts 50 years ago this month. >> it's friday, july 12th, 2019. here's today's eye opener, "your world in 90 seconds." >> we cannot pump our way out of the water levels, the waterfalls that are expected to hit the city of new orleans. >> the gulf coast braces for a potential hurricane. >> i've seen my share. when they say get out, it's for a reason. >> labor secretary alexander acosta has resigned because of the fallout from his handling of the plea deal. wild scene at sea. >> a u.s. coast guard crew jumping aboard a submarine seizing thousands of pounds of cocaine. mike pence to travel to south texas and will survey the federal migrant detention center investigators have called a ticking time bomb. >> we'll end the crisis on our southern border. president trump dropped his bid to include a citizenship question on the u.s. census. >> are you a citizen of the
united states of america? i'm sorry. i just can't answer. r. kelly arrested on federal sex crime charges by new york city police and homeland securit the wiurn in new york city. the cab veered into a restaurant and eight people were hurt. the injuries are minor. all that -- a k.f.c. in north carolina gone in a flash. the restaurant suddenly blew up. no one was hurt. >> and all that matters. >> the running of the bulls. redskins quarterback josh norman hurdles the bulls. maybe when they are creating these contracts that would have to be a stipulation going forth. don't jump over bulls. >> right. sign here. on "cbs this morning." >> and serena williams back on the green. >> serena not only going for her record 24th major title on saturday but she becomes the oldest grand slam women's finalist in the open era. >> too much pace and power. too much serena out here.
welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason. gayle king is off. "cbs this morning saturday cohost michelle miller is with us. as you wake up in the west we have breaking news from the white house. labor secretary alex acosta told president trump this morning that he is resigning less than 48 hours after telling reporters he would not step down. democrats pressured acosta to quit after the arrest of sex abuse suspect jeffrey epstein nearly a week ago on sex trafficking charges. in 2008 as a u.s. attorney in miami, acosta personally negotiated and approved app secret, controversial plea agreement dropping similar federal charges against the financeer accused of abusing dozens of under age teenage girls. we'll bring you the president's remarks on acosta's resignation as soon as we get them.
singer r. kelly is back in custody this time facing federal sex crime charges. nypd dietze and homeland security agents arrested kelly last night in chicago. he was indicted earlier in the day by two federal courts, the northern district of illinois based in chicago, and the eastern district of new york based in brooklyn. >> the 13-count indictment in chicago accuses kelly of charges related to child pornography, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice. charges in brooklyn have just been revealed. national correspondent jericka duncan has been covering the allegations of abuse by r. kelly which he strongly denies. what do we know? >> this is the first time r. kelly is facing federal charges. federal prosecutors in new york as you mentioned just announced those charges that include racketeering and transportation for prostitution.
>> reporter: for the second time this year r & b singer r. kelly was arrested in chicago on sex crime charges. federal agents took the three-time grammy winner into custody. sources say it happened while he was walking his dog in front of his trump tower apartment thursday night. >> you have to be prepared for more charges even if y innocent. >> reporter: kelly's crisis manager darrell johnson says the singer's team was expecting federal charges and they are ready to fight them. >> so a lot of fans, a lot of people praying for him and wishing him the best. the best outcome is him to be out. that's what we are hoping. >> reporter: kelly had already been charged with a number of sex related crimes this year. >> the new indictment alleges additional counts. >> reporter: just six weeks ago he pleaded not guilty to 11 of those charges in chicago, four of which carry up to 30 years in prison each if convicted. in an explosive interview with gayle king in march, kelly insisted he had done nothing wrong and denied allegations he
abused women. >> well, how stupid would that be for r. kelly with all i been through in my way, way past, to hold somebody -- let alone four or five, six, 50 you said -- how stupid would i be to do that? is this camera on me? >> yes. it's on. >> that's stupid. use your common sense. >> eporter: the singer denied allegations of sexual misconduct for decades and was acquitted on state child pornography charges in 2008. r. kelly has pled not guilty to all previous charges against him. it is unclear whether the new federal charges like the obstruction of justice charge are related to the previous ones. his attorney just released a statement saying, a bail hearing will be held early next week, and that his office had no further comment. >> cbs news legal analyst rikki klieman is with us. good morning. >> good morning.
>> how serious are the new charges? >>hearehel ibil nnl sex traffickiner lookingat ten the t we're also dealing with the possibility, i want to underline that, of a federal rico charge in new york. if that should come to pass we're really looking at life. now he isn't facing years. he's facing decades. >> decades. that is the difference between the state and the feds? >> he was facing about 30 years in the state but that didn't necessarily mean he was going to get it. when you look at two federal jurisdictions, the northern district of illinois located in chicago, the eastern district of new york located in brooklyn, this time nobody is kidding around. >> why are the feds involved? >> i would guess, and i can only guess, that the feds are involved for two reasons. number one, if the eastern district of new york is involved, like the southern district, they don't do things unless they are really locked, loaded, ready. probably
main justice in washington has really put a priority on the issue of sex trafficking. i think we can see that this week with statement from the head of the fbi in new york that sex trafficking is in fact something that they are not letting go of. they are serious in new york. so now we have to have a nexus in new york. did he transport a woman to new york? did he film a woman in new york? did he make some phone calls out of new york? there must be a nexus. but this time they really may think that chicago state's attorney has moved too slowly and that they are not going to take what they believe is a serial predator and let him take his time. the real question is detention. >> a lot of people saying, it only took two decades for him to be brought to justice. >> well, we're in the same story twice in one week. >> we are.
>> thank you, rikki klieman. louisiana has less than 24 hours left to prepare for tropical storm barry landfall. it is expected to cause widespread and severe flooding. chief weather forecaster lonnie quinn of our new york station wcbs tv is tracking the latest developments. what do you see as the storm moves closer? >> i see the storm as a big water maker, a lot of rain, storm surge as well. it isn't impressive on the radar image. kind of ragged looking. you only have winds at 50 miles per hour so a mid grade tropical storm. is it getting stronger or weaker? if it can pull in some of the dry air it would weaken the storm but it has closed the door on that. it will get stronger. the national hurricane center says maybe a low grade hurricane. hurricane warnings right now up for the louisiana coast line. the official track and intensity forecast has it as a tropical storm, a strong one as it comes onshore sometime tomorrow. 70-mile-per-hour winds. 74 would be a hurricane. i think the bigger story is the rain and it goes well inland.
tupelo, mississippi way inland could see 9 inches of rain. the bulls eye shows you 2 feet of rain well to the west of new orleans. look at the possibilities. here are the different tracks. one cluster well to the west of new orleans another cluster closer to new orleans. if it shifts and takes the cluster closer to new orleans take a look at this. now you put two feet of rain just outside of new orleans. that is too much rain for new orleans. we have to watch this very carefully. landfall i think probably sometime tomorrow. about 10,000 people along the louisiana coast have been ordered to evacuate. president trump declared a federal emergency for the state last night. "cbs this morning" national correspondent david camardelle, what are conditions now? >> it is rainy. we are at the tip of louisiana. if you walk off here you are swimming in the gulf of mexico. grand isle is a town in the
middle of the gulf of mexico. they have hit really hard by coastal erosion. the mayor is worried about what this could do. he has ordered a mandatory evacuation and i just talked to him ten minutes ago. >> when it comes in from the north side of the island or the back side of the island it can cause severe flooding. >> reporter: that would put the only road in and out of this island under water. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: there are 1400 residents living in grand isle and mayor david camardelle says some are not leaving. what will you tell them? >> right now the way i look at the tide as we speak this morning probably too late to get off the island. >> everyone is taking the threat very seriously. >> reporter: louisianians in low-lying areas are bracing as the season's first expected hurricane looms. >> hopefully, you know, we'll survive this one. >> reporter: people are tying up boats, stocking up on supplies. prepping stand bags. >> you got to be prepared. >> reporter: and getting out.
>> any time there is a disturbance it always disturbs me. >> reporter: for those who are choosing to stay behind -- >> help people that need help, ride it out, party it out. >> staying for it. holding down the fort. >> reporter: more than 200 floodgates are now closed surrounding new orleans. all eyes are on those levees which were improved following hurricane katrina, which devastated new orleans. >> in between two major bodies of water. the only thing protecting us is two levees. one of them failed already. >> reporter: with all the rain the mississippi river is expected to crest at 19 feet just a foot below the top of the levees. >> obviously conditions can change and residents should stay vigilant and prepared, should any changes occur. >> reporter: back here in grand isle, they will be the first to get hit. there are the levees behind me which protect the gulf of mexico side. grand isle sits eight feet below sea level so the mayor says they'll definitely have flood water. there are 25 pumps here,
anthony, but you know where else there are pumps? the city of new orleans. i talked to a woman in new york yesterday heading here. she said we couldn't handle a rain shower this week. that flooded our city. how is new orleans going to deal with a storm like this given the fact that the pumps are not consistently reliable? >> we sure hope for the best, david. thank you. today vice president mike pence will travel to the u.s./mexico border to tour a migrant detention facility. he says migrants are receiving care that americans would be proud of despite a government watch dog report of turmoil. the trip comes as roundups could deport thousands of undocumented immigrants, starting this weekend. mireya villarreal is at the facility where pence is going. what is he trying to achieve there? >> reporter: vice president mike pence will be here in south texas for less than six hours. he is actually going to visit the facility you see behind me and this visit is all in an effort to disprove the
conditions that were described by democrats recently. they called the conditions inside awful, and he is saying those descriptions are inaccurate. meanwhile, the trump administration is now setting its sights on removing illegal migrants here in the u.s. despite local leaders saying they will not comply. >> we're going to secure our border. >> reporter: on thursday vice president mike pence insisted agents inside detention facilities are keeping migrants safe. >> they're providing healthcare, shelter, food, sustenance, in a way that would make the american people proud. >> reporter: earlier this month a scathing report by the office of the inspector general detailing squalid conditions in border patrol facilities, quoted one manager who called the situation a ticking time bomb. last week we spoke to 22-year-old lilliana and her 4-day-old baby after they were just released from one of the facilities. i was scared, she sailed.
there was no place to shower or have hot meals. >> this is a completely out of control situation. >> reporter: the chairman of the homeland security committee, senator ron johnson, says agents are doing everything they can to keep families safe in overwhelming conditions. >> border patrol facilities were never designed for families and certainly not for this size of illegal flow. >> reporter: pence's visit comes as the trump administration also moves to conduct raids in at least ten cities to round up at least
jobs. work place injuries are down bucking a three-year trend. work place more talts are down bucking a three-year trend. we've had the safest year ever with the lowest number of fatalities ever in mining. i have seen coverage of this case that is over 12 years old that had input and vetting at multiple levels of the department of justice. as i look forward i do not think it is right and fair for this administration's labor department to have epstein as the focus rather than the incredible economy we have today. so i called the president this morning. i told him i thought the right thing was to step aside. cabinet positions are temporary trusts. it would be selfish for me to stay in this position and continue to talk about a case that's 12 years old rather than about the amazing economy we have right now.
so i submitted my resignation to the president effective seven days from today, effective one week from today, earlier this morning. >> there is no need at all as far as i am concerned. i watched alex yesterday and i thought alex did a great job. you know, you can always second guess people and you can say he should have been tougher. they do it with me all the time. i make a great deal with anybody and then they say, like the democrats, oh, it could have been better. >> paula, just two days ago mr. acosta said he would not resign. what changed? >> reporter: well, it appears he was not able to continue fostering that good will from the president. it was just a few days ago when the president seemed to extend a lot of good will to the secretary suggesting that lots of lawyers and judges look back on decisions they made 12, 15 years ago and wish they had done
things differently and then acosta had the press conference where he tried to defend this controversial plea deal that a federal judge said violated the rights of the victims of mr. epstein. it went on for quite some time. we heard nothing from the president after that. here even though the president said that acosta has done a fine job in his position as secretary, it appears the president is willing ultimately to accept this resignation in the hope that this distraction goes away. >> yes. mr. acosta defending his time at the department of labor. but this was really about the plea deal as you said, paula, which was made around 2008 which mr. acosta personally negotiated and approved. as you pointed out, was ultimately declared illegal in february of this year because the victims were never notified about this secret deal in which mr. epstein served just 13 months in county jail. he was forced to register as a sex offender but he was able to leave jail six days a week for 12 hours a day and of course this kind of all came up this
week because federal prosecutors in new york unsealed a new criminal indictment monday charging epstein with having operated a sex trafficking ring in which he sexually abused dozens of under age girls some as young as 14 years old. paula, the president, himself, had a personal relationship with jeffrey epstein. did he talk about that at all this morning? >> he did. not willingly though, anthony. we had to follow up a few times and really pressed him. why did you have a falling out with mr. epstein? first he said the reason didn't matter. he said he had never been a fan of him. but in fact in 2002 the president told "new york magazine he thought mr. epstein was a, quote, terrific guy. at that time the president even acknowledged mr. epstein's preference for, quote, younger women. we really pressed him and i asked him, sir, it does matter why you had this falling out. he seemed to confirm reports from folks who have written books on mr. epstein that the falling out was related to epstein harassing some young women at mar-a-lago. anthony, it is unusual that the
president wouldn't confirm that prior to today. >> once again our headline this morning, labor secretary alex acosta has resigned under pressure and appearing with the president at the white house. ou our 24-hour network at cbsnews.com or on our cbs news app. much more to come on your local news on this cbs station and tonight on the cbs evening news. many of you will return now to "cbs this morning." this has been a cbs news special report. i'm anthony mason in new york. for news 24 hours a day goh for news 24 hours a day goh to c baby let's ride. ♪ we got nothing but time. ♪ you get all the reaction. ♪ you're the main attraction. jeep grand cherokee. freedom to do it all.
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it's 7:30. here's what's happening this morning. >> singer r. kelly is arrested in chicago on new federal sex crime charges including child pornography. alex acosta resigning. democrats pressured acosta to quit after the arrest of jeffrey epstein. president trump backs down saying he will not use the 2020 census to find out who is a u.s. citizen. >> it will not stop us from collecting the needed information. plus we visit a new distillery honoring the best whiskey maker the world never knew. >> if you want to appreciate american whiskey you should know who made it. one small step for man. >> nearly 50 years after apollo
11 we check out the samples the astronauts brought back from the moon's surface. >> still fun to pick up. >> it is amazing. every day i come into the lab is just like the first. >> still a kid at heart. >> still exciting all these years later. >> i'm excited to head down and cover it. >> that is exciting. >> lucky you. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." i am tony dokoupil here with anthony mason and we'll get a closer look at the site in greece where an american scientist was found dead. greek police tell cbs news they are conducting dna tests on several people in connection with the murder of suzanne eaton. what more have we learned? >> reporter: good morning. the place where suzanne eaton's killer or killers attempted to hide her body is just through this olive grove. the greek police still will not confirm whether they have any
official suspect. it's a dank, nazi bunker from world war ii where they discovered suzanne eaton's body. look how far that goes down there. greek police told cbs news the american biologist was suffocated to death. this place can only be described as a kind of underground maze, a complex of tunnels, and local officials have told us that they believe suzanne eaton was killed elsewhere and her body was placed or dumped inside this complex of bunkers. the forensic pathologist who carried out the post mortem told us her death was far from quick. there are reports in the greek media she had knife wounds, she may have been tortured. can you comment on that? >> we can't comment on that right now. >> reporter: had she been sexually assaulted? >> i can't comment right now. maybe we can find dna.
>> reporter: suzanne eaton was an extraordinary individual by any measure. an award-winning scientist, keen sportswoman, accomplished pianist, and mother of two. sue is too great a person for her legacy to be defined in any way by how we lost her, her sister said in a statement. a strong, kind, brilliant, selfless human being. when she disappeared tuesday last week, her family offered a reward for helping find her. now this woman is helping care for her sons and husband at the academy where suzanne was attending a conference. >> we saw the family coming and being very much touched by this but also having all the strength to go on until the end to find their mother. >> reporter: crete is a peaceful place, steeped in ancient greek mythology. the locals here are horrified by this killing of a guest on their island. anthony? >> holly williams in crete,
thank you. an extraordinary woman and a real mystery here. thanks. just 12 astronauts have ever set foot on the moon. much of what they brought back is stored in houston. mark strassman gives us a rare look inside the vault. >> reporter: nasa's moon rocks are one of the most valuable collections in the solar system and locked in a vault are the rocks that few people ever get to see but you will coming up on "cbs this morning." >> if you're on the go subscribe to our podcast. here are the day's top stories in less than 20 minutes. you're watching "cbs this morning." jardiance asks: while managing your type 2 diabetes- why think about your heart? lower a1c helps, but type 2 diabetes still increases my risk of a fatal cardiovascular event. and that's why there's jardiance-
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>> one, zero, all engines running. lift off, 42 minutes past the hour. >> 50 years ago next week apollo 11 blasted off for the moon. over the course of the apollo program a dozen astronauts made the 240,000 mile journey to the moon surface. scooping up hundreds of pounds of rocks and soil. we have a rare glimpse this morning inside the secure
windowless facility at nasa's johnson space center in houston that houses 80% of the lunar samples brought back. mark strasmann suited up to see it. >> reporter: inside a federal reserve grade bank vault. he showed us the lunar laboratory, nasa's collection of moon rocks. in here white anticontamination jump suits are a must. >> this is by far the largest collection anywhere in the world. >> reporter: humanity's first samples taken from another world older than any rocks found on earth. >> so this is essentially the oldest rock from the moon, 4.4 billion years old, and the moon might only be 4.4 billion years old. >> trying to get a rock in here. >> reporter: six apollo missions landed men on the moon. >> that's it. you got it right there. >> reporter: the astronauts turned geologists collected in all 842 pounds of lunar rock and soil, starting 50 years ago this month. >> this was the last sample collected on the apollo 11
mission and neil armstrong decided the rock box looked empty so he shoveled four or five shovels full of dirt into the rock box. just did it on his own. >> reporter: apollo 11 soil sits inside these two dishes. >> probably the most valuable the apollo mission brought back. if i could pick one sample from apollo 11 this is it. not a rock, soil. >> nitrogen preserves the rocks inside. this show cases the collection's highlights. >> is this the lunar rock hall of fame? >> pretty much, yeah. >> rocks as old as our solar system, apollo's geologic legacy, a hands on collection for someone with training and three sets of gloves. >> reporter: how heavy is this one? >> six or seven pounds would be my guess. >> kind of fun to pick it up? >> it never stops being funjuik. >> reporter: many rocks have stories. this one involves apollo 16 astronaut charley duke in 1972. >> of all the rocks collected that was the biggest.
there was a great video of charlie duke rolling it up the leg of his space suit because it was so big. it turned out to be an important sample. it was hard work. >> reporter: duke, now 83, talked to us about rock collecting on the moon. >> working against that suit was demanding. after eight hours in that suit you were really tired. you'd squeeze in the gloves and in and out of the car and trying to bend over and it was exhausting. >> big navy salute. >> reporter: but worth it. >> how about rolling that one over? >> reporter: the rocks revealed secrets. >> that's 20 pounds. >> reporter: including the moon's own violent origin. scientists now believe a mars sized planet collided with earth, exploding a ring of debris that formed the moon. that was about 4.5 billion years ago. how significant were bringing back the moon rocks? >> the moon rocks taught us about the entire solar system. >> reporter: arguably the most important geological find ever? thue tt i reporr: tcorner hous
meg l. securidon't go b cord >>epor ie t nasix pristine moon samples unsealed, unstudied, until now. nasa will soon open three of them, saving the rest for the next generation of researchers. for "cbs this morning" mark strassmann at the nasa space center. >> a few months back i got to spend time with the geologists who trained the apollo astronauts. they say it took some convincing by a guy to get nasa to go along with the rock collecting business so to speak. >> those samples have yet to be looked at. >> so exciting they are there. i love the way charlie duke described working against the suit. >> pushing it up his pants. >> none of the samples it turns out are cheese.
on tuesday we'll retrace the steps of neil armstrong and the apollo 11 crew leading to the moon landing and bring you a special report marking the exact moment apollo 11 blasted off 50 years ago. later that day norah o'donnell will anchor the evening news from the kennedy space space center and bring you a primetime special "man on the moon" at 10:00, 9:00 central right here on cbs. >> vladimir duthiers is following the stories you'll be following today. >> we'll tell you what happened it is finally friday in another beautiful day across the bay area within the sunshine. gray star along the coast and part of the bay what we see clearing the strong pressure
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shut the front door of your fridge and close it up right now because vladimir duthiers is here to talk about what? >> what the what. >> you nailed it. >> always nailing it, michelle miller. welcome, everybody. here are a few stories we think you're going to be talking about today. dozens of people were hurt when turbulence hit. video inside the cabin shows stunned passengers after the turbulence hit. the plane was traveling from vancouver to sydney at 36,000 feet when people were slammed against the plane's ceiling. 37 were hurt, nine seriously. the flight was diverted to honolulu where it landed safely. the faa sid in 2017 27 people were injured during turbulence. which is why they tell you -- >> -- always fasten your seat belt. >> everybody who was not seated and belted hit the roof.
s you see that sometimes when over the pacific n sight. >> still a long way to go. >> now to this. firefighters in hawaii are battling a huge brushfire that's forced thousands of people to evacuate from their homes on ma maui. it quickly burned out of control. spread to 3,000 acres. roads were closed making it difficult to escape. residents sent tweets asking oprah winfrey to open a private road through her prop earth to get out. she replied on twitter access to the road was given to county officials immediately and they thanked her. >> she would never say no. >> of course not. you can see the cloud of smoke. you could see it from outer space. all right. the u.s. women's soccer star ali
long's hotel room at the ritz-carlton was burglarized while she was at the espys. someone stole her wedding ring, cash, and the key she received at the new york parade. she asked mayor bill de blasio, do you make copies. >> that's what she was most worried about. >> why wasn't it on her finger? >> she wrote on instagram, take my ring, but not my man. >> good one. i like that. this is my favorite story of the day. a young basketball player had a huge assist for another little boy. take a look at this video. >> playing out here barefoot.
i've got to give it to you,borough. i've got to give it to you,borough. that shoes love right there. >> i mean this is what we're talking about when you're going into your weekend. the 10-year-old said he noticed the other little boy playing basketball barefoot, so he runs up to his room, gets a pair of his own newly gifted sneakers and matching sox and gives it to his friend. ethan levered the barefoot boy just moved from the dominican republic and frequently played basketball there in barefoot or sandals. >> absolutely his best friend. >> his dad said, look, i didn't tell him to do this. he did this on his own. i've been trying to teach him giving can feel just as good as receiving. >> in ethan wants to play in the nba. just that short video shows h ee is got a pretty i'm not a parent. nchorsays, id something to teach your kids.
>> if that kid learned how to play basketball in sandals, he's going to be pretty good. >> watch out. you've got competition on the court. thanks, vlad. we'll continue our conversation at the table on facebook live. you can watch vlad on our 24-hour streaming service on csn. find it on cbsnews.com or the cbs news app. democrat uk presidential contender amy klobuchar has a new wide-ranging plans to help older americans. she's in studio 57. ahead, she'll unveil her proposal. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." ve to protect it. now dove discovered its moisturizing formula cleanses without stripping skin's microbiome. dove body wash. microbiome gentle. softer, smoother skin. and i recently had hi, ia heart attack. it changed my life. but i'm a survivor. after my heart attack, my doctor prescribed brilinta. it's for people who have been hospitalized for a heart attack. brilinta is taken with a low-dose aspirin. no more than 100 milligrams as it affects how well brilinta works.
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i have an update on the traffic alert for you. this one is on highway one on the peninsula. right there at doubles flight. if you're headed north from half moon bay, my suggestion is not to take highway 101. take 92 to 280. you are slow and go. there is no return. they are in the process of moving out the big rig. one is open but it is still slow going. the main travel times, everyone of them are in the yellow. a great start to the day. cloudy and foggy with patchy drizzle along the coast and for part of the bay. we see the sun for all of us as we go through the afternoon. a live look with the treasure island camera, of the clouds and the sky. we will have that clearing with daytime highs, especially in that heating up into the low 90s are concord and fellow frilled. 83 in san jose. 72 in oakland.
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's friday, july 12th, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this ahead labor stary alex eskbli o series, democratic presidential hopeful amy klobuchar reveals a plan to support older americans. and the whiskey honoring a long forgotten figure who was jack daniels' teacher. first, here is today's "eye opener" at 8:00. labor secretary alex acosta told president trump this morning that he is resigning. >> this is the first time that r. kelly is facing federal charges.
we heard this was coming. it was really a matter of when. >> what we are dealing with is the possibility not only of sex trafficking, but we're also dealing with the possibility of a federico charge. >> that's dry air. it would weakenhe storm. it has closed the door on that. that's not going to happen. >> there are the levees which protect the gulf of mexico side. grand isle is eight feet below sea level. >> mike pence to displrove the conditions described by democrats. they called the conditions awful and he says those descriptions are inaccurate. >> equal pay, i think, by the way, i think it's a mistake. shouldn't you be paid more because you -- [ cheers and applause ] >> i know the men's tournament is a bigger umbrella overall, but whether it comes to the u.s. teams, how many world cups has the men's team won? none of them, right? >> we are taking you to
mediation. you are invited. i'm anthony mason with tony dokoupil. gayle is off. "cbs this morning: saturday" co-host michelle miller is with us. we have breaking news from washington. embattled labor secretary alex acosta says he will resign after days of krit sichlt for the way he handled the jeffery epstein sex crimes plea deal back in 2008. acosta made the surprise announcement this morning outside the white house accompanied by president trump. >> i called the president this morning. i told him that i thought the right thing was to step aside. you know, cabinet positions are temporary. it would be selfish for me to stay in this position and continue talking about a case that's 12 years old rather than about the amazing economy we have right now. >> paula reid is at the white house. when was this decided? >> reporter: it's unclear exactly when the president
accepted this resignation. this announcement today was somewhat surprising because it comes a few days after the secretary healed a press conference to defend a 2008 plea deal he negotiated when he was the u.s. attorney in florida. that was related to allegations that jeffery epstein had abused young girls. a federal judge eventually ruled that that deal, that secretary acosta negotiated for jeffery epstein, violated the rights of his victims because they did not disclose that they were in negotiations for this deal. and again this was surprising because earlier this week the president signaled he would stand by the secretary. the president noted acosta did a great job in his position and emphasized that a lot of time had passed since he negotiated this plea deal. as you heard, the secretary said he did not want the epstein case to be a distraction from the administration's accomplishments. we pressed the president on his relationship with jeffery epstein. in 2002 the president told "new york" magazine he thought mr.
epstein was a, quote, terrific guy. earlier in the week the president alluded to falling out between him and mr. acceptsteep. now, even on the lawn earlier the president didn't seem to want to talk about it. he said it doesn't matter why we had this fight. i pressed him and eventually he confirmed that their falling out was related to epstein mistreating young women at his mar-a-lago club. >> you also had a chance to talk about the president about the upcoming mueller testimony. what did he say? >> reporter: that's right. we are learning from multiple sources the special counsel's much anticipated hearing next week could be pushed back a week, which would allow lawmakers additional time to question the now former special council. i asked the president what he hoped robert mueller would tell congress. he wouldn't say. i peered clearly agitated that they were, quote, getting another bite at the apple. >> paula reid at the white house. thanks. the first big storm of the
atlantic hurricane season has louisiana in its sights. tropical storm barry will make landfall tomorrow morning and will be a hurricane by then. forecasters predict it will pass very close to the state capital, baton rouge, dumping two feet or more of rain on some areas. >> for now first on "cbs this morning" 2020 presidential candidate senator amy klobuchar is revealing a comprehensive new proposal to help older americans and their families. the minnesota democrat's plan assists people with alzheimer's and other chronic medical conditions and calls for strengthening medicare and social security, reducing drug costs, creating personal savings accounts to help americans save for retirement and ensuring paid family leave for all. amy klobuchar is with us as part of the continuing series ""the road to 2020." thanks for being here. for politics is personal in part, but this plan feels a little more personal than most for you because your father had struggled with alzheimer's.
how did that impact how you put it together? >> one of the things you realize when you have someone in your family, for me my dad is 91. thankfully, it didn't hit him until later. but you see them growing more and more distant not in the heart, but in the mind. and you realize sometimes they may not even quite know who you are, and that's a hard moment when that happens. well, i'm not alone. there are 14 million people right now who have someone with alzheimer's in their family. 14 million people have alzheimer's. and we are not really getting ready for this. we are going to see even more and more of it, and to me it is, of course, about getting a cure and treatment. that's a lot in this plan, about getting us there by 2025 and investing. it's also about the caregivers. they may be a husband or a wife or they may be a daughter or a son, but they are heroe they are the ones that are there every single day, especially when the people are at home. it's helping them get tax credits to help them do their
work. >> alzheimer's is the most expensive disease. a disease in america costing more than cancer and heart disease, $290 billion. that's just part of your plan. talk about what else is in there. and how are you going to pay for it. >> the pay for it is interesting. this plan is about seniors, right. about keeping medicare and social security strong and being able to push on the drug companies because prescription drugs, drugs have gone up multiple times in the last few years. but paying for it is interesting. you have heard about how the wealthiest people set up trust funds for their kids. i'm not talking about charitable trusts. i'm talking about things that people set up for their kids. then they don't pay taxes on the money that they make on the trust when they go to their kids, and don conservative estimates are that it would bring in at least $200 billion if you started putting that at a
normal tax rate. whether it's the capital gains rate, you could even change that. that brings in a lot of money that i think worth better spent on the rest of the people in this country that need help with retirement or need help to take care of a family member with alzheimer's. >> your plan calls for also improving mental health for seniors. how are you going to address that? >> you have seniors who feel very isolated. we have seen a 30% increase in suicides in this country in our entire population. so when you hear these stories at home, they are not just stories. that is making sure inthose peoe in communities, they have people to go to. the communities are aware, especially with people with alzheimer's. there is a lot of work being done right now by the alzheimer's association, and i have seen communities in my own state wihere they are training at coffee shops, when someone r- comes in and they have alzheimer's, they seem to have memory problems, this is how you work with them because there is going to be a lot of people out
in the community. there are things we can do that don't even cost money as a country to be able to deal with this. >> a story has been dominating the headlines out of greacongre this week. a rift between nancy pelosi and some younger congresswomen in her party, in your party. nancy pelosi scolded them, is the term i would use, for some tweets. this fighting, do you think pelosi was right to call out the tweets? do you think this is going to go away? >> i have enough politics in the presidential race. but what i do think, first of all, nancy pelosi is a very strong leader and she has a big party to unite and a big group of people over there in the house. the second thing to remember is we always are g toave rty.in the democratic re party with different ideas. it's a lot different than the republicans right now who seem to have donald trump say how high can you jump to keep them happy. yeah, we have differences. what unites us is much
you need to be, iould say, to the election, like we did in 2018, we will have someone leading the ticket. i would like it to be me. i am someone that believes we need to have a presidential candidate that doesn't just unite our party, but is it in to win in november. i ahave won in red districts an districts that donald trump won by over 20 points. i think you need to build that coalition. i am not going to make all these promises that a bunch of other people have made because i think you make one important promise that you are going to govern with integrity. i think ma the american people have seen broken promises from donald trump now for years, and they are ready for someone who can lead. it is about leading. and that is my message to the american people as we go forward in this campaign. >> i want to go back to health care for a second. a federal appeals court appeared sympathetic to arguments that the affordable care act is unconstitutional. do you think we need a
constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to health care? >> if we had the political environment where we could pass something like that, that would be good because i see health care as a right and not a privilege. but right now my focus is on, one, protecting the affordable care act so that people can't get thrown off of their insurance, which would be devastati devastating for so many people in this country if they have any pre-existing conditions. two, building on it by doing more about the pharmaceutical crisis, taking them on, allowing seniors to negotiate medicare prices, bringing in less expensive drugs from other countries. i lead those bills. and then the second thing, the last thing i would say is that we need to bring down the cost of premiums. and if the trump administration is going to keep trying to take those things away from people, we are going to fight back. >> senator klobuchar, thank you for being here. the u.s. women's soccer team s
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we hear you. >> equal pay, interrupted a speech adds the u.s. women's national southern california soccer team celebrated their fourth world cup title. they are suing over gender and pay discrimination. it's working to set a date for mediation. the players fight for parity reflects the national battle for equal pay. a recent study shows women make 49 cents for every dollar a man made over a 15-year period of
their careers. cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger is here. jill, good morning. originally that number was something like dollar. now 49 cents on the dollar. what is the problem? >> just an interesting thing about that study because we always usually hear the 20% number. there is a 20% wage disparity, and when we want to look at the 15-year time horizon, why? because that accounts for when people leave the labor force. men and women. it just so happens that women tend to leave the labor force to take care of kids, take care of their aging parents, and the time out really does hurt them. we saw goldman sachs study that found when women take five years out, which is kind of the average when you think about both your kids and your parents, they take five years out of their careers, it really dings their earnings. they have a 20% reduction of their lifetime earnings, and yet they are only out of the labor force for 12.5%.
>> not paid tfor the leave. >> you don't know whatter people are making. if you are a woman at work today and you wonder if you are being paid what your male counterparts are, how can you find out? >> i am going to salute the millennial workers out there. we were raised, we didn't talk about what we made at work ever, ever, ever. >> no transparency. >> and you didn't talk about it about your co-workers. it was verboten. now we see younger workers sharing more information. a lot of people when they learn about that, they go to their bosses, they talk about it and they can see employers are a little more receptive. maybe it's "me too," maybe sensitivity to the issue. if you don't have that transparency, go to glass door, apps, mentors and other people in your organization to get advice about what you should be getting. >> could you ask your organization to conduct a study? ask your boss to look into it? >> something that's amazing, i interviewed the co--ceo of
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we are tracking several traffic alerts that will really slow you down, depending on where you're coming from. take a look at the map we will zoom in to this new one. this is a hazardous result of a vehicle fire on a 80 northbound. you can see it is effecting flow in the north and southbound directions. your is the traffic alert. this is right on 11 northbound, three lanes are closed woodside road and it is slowing things
down 101. your back stop is off of the dumbarton bridge. there is an excellent findings on northbound 280 at edgewood if you're headed out the softly is the second traffic alert at double slide on highway one. traffic control. 19 traffic it control in effect as a result of the big rig that is rolled over. they are trying to clean it up but i would take 280 and 92 in this direction. happily friday to you. starting off the day with low clouds and areas of the far. even patchy drizzle along the coast and parts of the bay. your is a live look. blue skies are above the fog and we will see clearing heading through the day. enjoying the sunshine. it is heating up inland into the low 90s are concord, fairfield and livermore. it is looking at 83 in san jose. 73 to 72 in oakland. warming up even more for tomorrow, the daytime highs inland in the low to mid 90s tomorrow. the upper 60s and low 70s for the bay on saturday and low 60s along the coast. still warm and sunny for sunday and the temperatures are a
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's time to bring you some of the stories that are the "talk of the table" this morning. we each pick a story we'd like to share with each other and all of us. tony, start us off. >> the announcement by starbucks it's going to stop selling newspapers in its 8,000 stores nationwide. why is this a big deal? well, it is like another nail in the coffin of the print copy of a newspaper. for 28 straight years print circulation among newspapers has been declining. starbucks says it's doing this because people keep taking them and not paying forheecuey are
doing it because they don't want people reading papers and not buying things. >> ding, ding, ding. >> i actually do that. i would pay for it. but i would sit around. boy, did i step in that one. >> what do you have? >> mine is a woman granted clemency by president barack obama in 2016 has made the dean's list after getting out of prison. this week she got a note from mr. obama. dan yet metz was brandtgranted clemency after serving a term for drug offenses. she got her ged in prison. wh she became a college freshman and made the dean's list. president obama, after she said in an article if "usa today," she said you don't know how much you have done for me. a lovely note which he said i'm so proud of you and am confident your example will have a positive impact on others. and he said tell your children i
say hello and know that i'm rooting for all of you. >> i am impressed. you can read his handwriting. >> i read it off the note. >> good job. >> very clear handwriting, especially for a president. his signature is hard to read. >> yeah. this i thought you would take. you both well know i'm sure the heavy metal band metallica is on their tour of europe. >> yes. >> they are also celebrating their 20th anniversary of s and m, the album. >> is that the name of the album? >> you don't have that in your album collection? >> i do not. >> guess what? now they have published a children's book. this children's book is called "all within my hands." that's not the name of it. the name is "the abc's of metallica." that makes sense. >> new generation of listeners. >> they look a lot tamer in that illustration. >> a look at the history of the band from a to z, right, and the
band wrote on their website each of the letters in the alphabet highlights a moment along their journey. proceeds go to benefit all within my hands, their charitable foundation. >> i see a trend starting here. >> that's the kind of thingtmisd a drumet, whi to >> boredom iseay everyone from adults in the workplace to kids who are home on their summer break. but a recent academy of management study finds boredom can lead to increased activity. apple co-founder steve jobs said boredom allows one to indulge in curiosity. author jrr tolkien created the hobbit when he was a professor and was bored of grading papers. so it is time to put our phones down and give our minds a chance to wander. good morning, dr. varma. i aspire to dboredom. i love the idea.
why does it lead to creativity? >> yes. it's interesting, boredom is our brain's way of searching for an interesting stimulating activity. if we can't find it in the external environment, we are going to create it. and i think of creativity as a space between boredom on one hand, which is a lack of stimulation, and anxiety, which might be overstimulation. this is such an important trait. there was a study done in 2010 looking at 1,500 ceos from across the world and they found that creativity was the number one important leadership quality. and my fear is that now we live in a work warrior culture and we are promoting productivity at the expense of creativity. we are finding that iqs a increasing, creativity kwo shents are decreasing. >> boredom has a negative connotation. are we using the right word here? >> no. boredom is absolutely necessary. there is a part of our brain called the default network. even though it's not actively engaged when we are doing
goal-directed activities, it's on all the time. like you wake up from sleep and say, aha, i now have the solution to my problem? we think our brains are off. our brains are never off. >> isn't that rest or relaxation? >> you know, some activities are intentional, right? those would not be considered boredom. if somebody is doing a yoga class and gets fresh ideas, not necessarily the case. boredom happens, you might be doing something routine, repetitive, take the same walk home, swimming laps, we need both converge ent thinking and die vern divergent thinking. that c . >> if you are on public transportation, in line, nine phone. is the smartphone the enemy of boredom? >> it really is. anytime anybody gets up to go to the bathroom at the dinner table we are checking our phones. >> and the person going to the bathroom takes their phone with them.
>> right. >> gross. >> everybody gets upset waiting in line for them. >> you are saying we should plan down time? >> absolutely. yes. it's important to not have every minute of your day structured. bosses think if you can account for your time, that somebody -- magical things are happening. that's not the case. another thing, don't have as many meetings. most people are checked out. scheduling a meeting at length is the way to go. >> unless they are boring meetings. >> yeah. >> that's a different kind of boredom. >> embracing boredom is a good thing? >> yes. getting addicted, talking about smartphones, our brain is flooded with dopamine and then we end up becoming desensitized, needing more stimulation to get away from the boredom. >> your brain isn't really allowed to wander in the same kind of way than when you are letting your mind float. >> exactly. >> it's distracted but unsatisfied. >> exactly. >> boredom as well, anthony. >> that's the hard thing for me. i'll work on it. >> yeah, work on it.
a new pecial place in american history will open its doors to the public in tennessee in september. the wiskey uncle nearest honors the first known african-american master distiller in the country. we first brought you the story of nearest green, also known as uncle nearest, about two years ago. he is the slave who taught jack daniel how to make whiskey. now that the secret is out, nearest green is getting a shot of cementing his own legacy. >> this is about tennessee history. >> reporter: best-selling author fawn weaver is an unlikely force in tennessee whiskey country. >> just two weeks ago these were all -- >> reporter: in less than three years, she has launched uncle nearest. she has raised about $20 million to take over the whiskey's production and turn this horse farm into a distillery. you went from reading a story in
the international times to becoming the first female, the majo wsk opirit brand. >> yes. overall. period. >> reporter: it's her way of honoring the man known to some as the godfather of tennesseepp jazz, you betr know who louie armstrong was. and if you want to appreciate american whiskey, you should know who nathan "nearest" green was. >> reporter: jeffrey wright from hbo's west world feels so passionately about preserving green's story -- >> nearest green was a slave here. >> reporter: he made a short film to honor him. in the late 1850s a farm owner slave known as nearest green started working with a young orphan named jack daniel. >> we just need to know stories like this because it smashes the lies. >> reporter: there is no known
photograph of nearest green, but this is his son george sitting right next to jack daniel. a black man and a white man sitting side by side at a deeply divided time in the deep american south. >> you have this great iconic american brand and the thing that is representative of something that sits in our soul that's created by the coming together of two families, an unlikely partnership. >> reporter: that partnership was an open secret in lynchburg, tennessee. >> it's kind of the same family. >> reporter: william hussey jr. is a member of the tennessee squyres. a jack daniel fan club of sorts. you believe in this brand so much, you have like literally inked it on your skin? >> yes, and this one here is the jack daniel like the barrel house and different barrels, and this is my newest uncle nearest, which is a piece of jack daniel history. >> reporter: this has changed rts ha been living with moste
of their lives. how are they dealing with this? >> well, i would say about 95% has understood and have accepted it. i think there is still the 5% of old southern boys who could care less, would like to keep everything hidden. >> reporter: he is an unlikely ambassador for uncle nearest. another steward of the story. as author fawn weaver likes to say -- >> every single time you take that sip, you should be telling the story of nearest. that's how we make sure his legacy is cemented and continues on beyond us to the next generation. >> i wish my grandmother could see this. i do. i am nearest green's great, great-granddaughter. >> reporter: victoria eady-butler says the idea to make a whiskey bearing her ancestor's name came from a member of jack daniel's family and then her own. >> fawn was like, what can we do
to keep nearest green's legacym stilrk at the jack daniel distillery. >> they were solidly behind you in this discovery mode of who uncle nearest was. yoe thei competition now. ar >> i do not consider myself competition whatsoever. when we go out into the marketplace, we are selling uncle nearest, but we are talking about jack in a way that makes you want to drink jack daniel as well. >> reporter: an unlikely friendship, an iconic american brand, and now a legacy that can never be forgotten. >> what happens when everything we know about something changes? >> this is a story that une nice us, and i think you so desperately need that now. we forever will be in this thing together, and that's the story
of nathan "nearest" green, uncle nearest and jack daniel. >> uncle nearest is currently in 48 states, 148 countries. as she said, the fastest growing independent american spirit. and a lot of the proceeds go into a foundation. the mission of which is to make sure that every descendant gets a college education. ten so far are through college. amazing what they are doing. >> very impressive. another brand of whiskey for me to try. >> did you try it? >> i did. go to my instagram page and check out my reaction. >> i am going to your office because there better be a bottle. up next, what matters this week. we'll be right back.
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good morning. five minutes shy of 9:00 i'm anne makovec. immigrant attorneys tell kpix 5 the i.c.e. rates the president has been promising are already underway in santa clara and contra costa county. immigrant rights groups from all over alameda county planning a vigil at oakland city hall. to oppose the rate. demonstration plant across the bay area to decry the treatment of migrants at the border and the conditions of federal detention centers. the event is being called lights for liberty and a vigil to and human concentration camps. san jose police say the suspect in the stabbing is still on the loose. it happened before nick minock santa clara street and highway
slowing things down a 80 northbound. you are slow and go between the san mateo bridge and the dumbarton bridge as a result of a carr fire their. now moving over to the traffic alert that has remains blocked due to an accident northbound 101 at woodside. you are backed up all the way to palo alto. speeds in the right at this hour. there is also an accident on 280 heading out on the south bay this morning. last but not least, down to one lane in traffic control directions on highway 1. here's a live look at the treasure island camera. you can see patches of blue out there with the treasure island camera looking at downtown several cisco. we are going to continue to do that clearing as we go through today. temperatures worming up inland into the low 90s. above average temperatures 91 concord 90 livermore. 83 for a high in san jose. low 70s in oakland and the mid- sixties and san francisco. we will have the bids on across the bay. heading through the weekend, temperatures will warm up with high pressure in the desert southwest strengthening and building and. the mid-90s inland looking at
wayne: wow. - yeah, boy! wayne: tiffany, what's behind the curtain? jonathan: it's a trip to italy! - i'm here to win big today. jonathan: it's in the bag. (grunts) wayne: go get your car! give him a big round of applause. you did it, you got the big deal of the day! and this is how we do it in season ten. jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hey, america. welcome to "let's make a deal". thanks for tuning in. wayne brady here. let's make a deal. i need a couple, and i'm picking you two-- let's go! come on over here, johnny and amanda. everybody else have a seat. we're going to start the show off. (cheers and applause) amanda, miss amanda. johnny, nice to meet you, sir. johnny, you are strong.
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