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efforts at latino outreach. and not letting up. breonna taylor's mother tells us why a $12 million settlement does not equal justice for her daughter who was killed by police. >> first here is today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> the flooding has already begun. this storm is 500 miles wide and wind is not the biggest concern, believe it or not. it's the water. >> sally, expected to bring historic flooding to the gulf coast. >> nine feet of storm surge. this is not survival. >> smoke from deadly wildfires in the west has drifted all the way across the country. >> the air outside right now is at historically polluted levels. >> nancy pelosi wants an investigation into a complaint alleging detained immigrants are undergoing questionable hysterectomies. >> why? i had no answers as to why. >> town hall meeting. >> why would you downplay a
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pandemic? >> i didn't downplay. i actually, in many ways, i up-played it. >> israel and two arab states signed deals establishing diplomatic ties. >> the city of louisville, kentucky, agreed to pay $12 million in a settlement with e breonna taylor's mother. all that -- >> baby loves ice cream. hey, leave some for great granny. >> all that matters. >> puts up a three. bang! >> nuggets overcame a double-digit deficit for the third straight game to eliminate the clippers. >> on "cbs this morning." >> let's see if we can make it go viral. ♪ take me out to the fire take me out to the line ♪ >> firefighters are working tirelessly across the state of oregon. lifting each other up, even after the toughest days. >> for it's one, two, three
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you're out at the old fire line ♪ >> announcer: this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. welcome to "cbs this morning." it's good to see the firefighters have a sense of humor. >> yes. >> you know they're tired. it's dangerous what they're doing and we're so appreciative. >> they're giving us everything they have. >> they really are. talking about giving us everything they have, her name is hurricane sally. she is no joke. she slammed into the gulf coast, bringing extreme danger to many communities. now these pictures are from a place called orange beach, alabama. that's near where the storm made landfall earlier today. sally gained strength as it churned toward the coast. it's now weakened to a category 1. >> the wind is a major concern, but the water is the biggest threat, with forecasters warning of historic floods. one big reason for the extreme danger is just how slowly the storm is moving. we've got correspondents in multiple locations, tracking it all along the coast this
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morning. we're going to begin with our david begnaud, in pensacola. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the storm has made a direct hit, pensacola beach. we woke up to a surprise. the storm had strengthened to one mile an hour shy of a category 3. when we came outside, the winds were what they remain right now, sustained at about 40 to 50 miles per hour with gusts of up to 80 miles per hour. the wind has been ferocious. the rain has been relentless and, believe it or not, even though we're six or seven hours into this, it's not letting up. this is what people along portions of the gulf coast are waking up to this morning in alabama and part of florida. hurricane sally lashing the gulf coast with heavy rain and roaring winds, as strong as 105 miles per hour. sally strengthened into a category 2 storm overnight on the slow-moving approach of just
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2 miles per hour after nearly hovering over the gulf coast. one viewer post this had video from pensacola beach earlier this morning captioned there's not supposed to be a river there. people were already feeling effects of the storm yesterday in pensacola. choppy waves, violent winds and flash flooding was just a preview of sally's power. they were even feeling it in louisiana, too. there was storm surge that overcame levs in this parish. buildings were boarded up everywhere. it was a fwoest town as people there prepared. sally comes years after hurricane ivan slammed this region as a category 3 storm on this very day back in 2004. ivan killed 57 people in the united states. there was more than $27 billion in damage. as for sally, we'll see how widespread the damage is as the day goes on.
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i'm looking out at the ocean right now and the waves remain ferocious as the tail end of sally continues to whip up on the gulf coast. right before we came on the air the storm, i found out, was downgraded to a category 1. it's not the wind that sally will be remembered for. it is the rain. close to three feet, if you can believe it. back to you. >> david, thank you. david begnaud in pensacola beach where sally is still coming ashore. a little west of him is manny bojorquez. what's the story there, manny? >> reporter: the winds are less sustained here, but we're still getting powerful gusts, and it's whipping up debris up and down the street that is just before us here. a large part of an awning is ripped off the buildining where we're standing, which is why we're standing here in relative safety right now. the wind is not the only story here, but it's the storm surge
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that has officials concerned. expected to be in parts of coastal alabama, up to seven feet. people have been dealing with the impacts of hurricane sally for hours now. it started last night in parts of alabama, like orange beach, and nearby in gulf shores. there are roads that are submerged, and people reportedly flooded in. power outages in the state were initially reported to be about 200,000 people. those are expected to go way up because the storm is just sitting, hovering over this area, the winds knocking down trees and power lines. power outages also reported at this hour in mississippi. the initial reports there were 10,000, and there are reports of coastal flooding there as well. th bottom line here in mobile is to continue to hunker down. this storm is just sitting over the area, and officials are just getting a chance to start assessing the damage here. gayle? >> manny, it looks a whole lot better than it did about three hours ago. i'm glad at least the rain is
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stopping. you're still dealing with those winds. please be careful. thank you so much. jeff beradelli is tracking the storm for us. where is the storm now? >> reporter: good morning, gayle. it almost became a cat 3. impacts are kind of cat three. the reason why, it's relentless, hour after hour of pounding rain, pounding surf. down to 85 miles an hour are the winds and it's moving a little 4 miles an hour. the rain has been biblical. everywhere in the black is two feet of rain. where it's not black, we ran out of colors on the color table. the reason why this rain has been so heavy, first of all, we have a warmer atmosphere than we had decades ago so that bolsters rain. also it's a rain-making machine, like an octopus, and everything converges right on top of this
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sto storm. because of it we have water up to people's waist and chest right now. surge has been interesting with this storm. it made landfall east of mobile bay, the water is sucked out of the bay. literally no water where fish used to be, but in pensacola bay, it's the opposite. we've seen five and six feet of water there. the system will continue moving northeast today, dumping heavy rain into georgia and alabama. could see another foot in spots. it's still a dangerous storm. tony, we have 2 1/2 months left in hurricane season. alpha and beta will probably form this weekend. >> wow. thank you. out west, the bobcat fire northeast of los angeles exploded again yesterday, inching closer to the historic mt. wilson observatory. aerial video in oregon shows entire communities destroyed. there's no other word for it. across the state eight people are dead, 16 people are missing. that smoky air is so dangerous
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that one in ten e.r. visits are for asthma-like conditions. jonathan vigliotti reports now. >> reporter: loved ones are holding out hope. >> if anybody could survive this, he can. >> reporter: scott fogerty hasn't heard from his friend, georgia tia, since flames destroyed his house and shop. >> both of his trucks were still there, which indicates he did not get in his truck and flee, but both structures were burned to the ground. >> reporter: atiyeh is one of a dozen people search crews have been looking for. >> these are tough times for us, too. >> captain tim fox says the fires moved through communities so quickly, the full scope of devastation is still not clear. a mobile morgue has been set up in order to handle the difficult task of identifying remains.
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>> law enforcement, medical professionals, we're not immune. we know we have a job to do and we're going to do that job so we can get the families back reunited and so they know their loved ones are lost will at least be able to put to rest. >> reporter: homes were devastated. >> a lot of people didn't have time to get out. >> reporter: aubrey l laughlin was able to get out after her friend sent her a picture of this smoke heading her way. >> reporter: do you think the town will be able to rebuild? >> i definitely do. i have already heard people saying we're going to make this bigger and better. >> jonathan vigliotti reporting. just devastating. >> hey look at that damage and say we're going to rebuild. you look at that and think how is anybody standing upright, thinking about the next step, but they are. >> it's been 100 years since
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some of those neighborhoods have been hit that hard and i think they're thinking we'll go another 100 years. hopefully they can come back. president trump is used to tackling reporters' questions but he face aid new challenge last night from undecided voters. abc news townhall covered several issues, including the coronavirus pandemic that is still causing 1,000 deaths aday in the u.s. as weijia jiang reports. >> why did you throw vulnerable people like me under the bus? >> reporter: voter after voter pressed president trump about his handling of the pandemic. >> why don't you support a mandate for national mask wearing? >> reporter: each time the president defended himself and deflected blame. >> do you believe it's the president's responsibility to protect america, why would you downplay a pandemic that is known to disproportionately harm low-income families and minority communities? >> yeah. well, i didn't downplay it.
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i actually, in many ways i up-played it in terms of action. >> reporter: not only has mr. trump admitted on tape to downplaying covid-19, but for months he pushed messaging contrary to the science, even repeating again last night that the virus is going to disappear. >> over a period of time, sure. with time, it goes away. and you'll develop herd, like a herd mentality. it's going to be -- it's going to be herd developed and that's going to happen. that will all happen. but with a vaccine, i think it will go away very quickly. >> reporter: president trump was asked what he would do to address the fact that black people in the united states are more than three times more likely to be killed by a police officer than white people following the deaths of george floyd, breonna taylor and others at the hands of police. >> well, i think they were tragic events, and i do feel that we have to also take into consideration that if you look at our police, they do a phenomenal job. >> reporter: but most of the
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president's answers defended law enforcement. >> we have to gev the police the respect that they deserve. and we have to give them their mojo. >> reporter: there was this emotional exchange with a recently naturalized citizen who last her mother last month to cancer. >> i came to the united states with my mom. sorr sorry. >> that's right. just take your time. that's fine. >> she asked on behalf of her mother how the president planned to reform immigration, but he could not provide any details. >> we are doing something with immigration that i think is going to be very strong, because we want people to come into our country, people like you and like your mother. and we're working on something very hard right now in a very short time, we're going to be announcing it.
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>> reporter: immigration was the central theme of his campaign in 2016. as we just heard, president trump is still teasing a new plan. that was the case for a number of big issues, from health care to law and order. at times, the president sounded less like an incumbent, more like a challenger, promising future slugs, but he is in full campaign mode with plans to speak tonight at a fund-raiser here in washington. tony? >> weijia, thank you very much. joe biden will appear in his own tv town hall tomorrow night. he travelled to florida yesterday, holding campaign stops on the first day of hispanic heritage month. more than 3 million latinos are el inlible to vote in florida. ed o'keefe looks athe what he is saying to win them over. >> reporter: as the democratic nominee, a direct appeal to latino voters. >> donald trump has failed the hispanic community time and time again. >> reporter: latinos make up one in five voters in the sunshine
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state, one of the biggest battlegrounds where polls show biden narrowly leading president trump. but his support of latinos is lagging behind what hillary clinton had four years ago and she still lost the state. biden acknowledged he has work to do. >> i don't take anything for granted. i'll work very hard for every single vote. >> reporter: the former vice president is expected to win latinos nationally, but president trump is cutting into his advantage, winning conservative latinos, warning about socialism. a concern for many latinos in south florida. >> many of these people are talking beyond socialism. we're not going to let that happen. familiarity with biden. many latino voters still don't know that much about him. >> they know he was barack obama's vice president for eight years but they don't necessarily know what policies he has authored or what his vision is.
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there's very basic work in which to introduce him to the latino community that needs to continue to happen over the next 50 days because anti-trump sentiment is not going to be enough. >> reporter: with less than two weeks to go until the presidential debate, the first presidential debate, biden says he's studyig up on what the president has said and not said. he told reporters last night he doesn't know who might play the president in mock debate. >> something tells me they'll figure that out. breaking news from college football. big 10 leaders changed their mind about postponing their season. they announced medical protocols, including daily testing and enhanced cardiac screenings that will allow the teams to play an eight-game schedule that starts next month. michigan, ohio state, penn state and nebraska, the biggies, one of the most powerful in the ncaa. the conference was under huge pressure from college coaches, the players and president trump,
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who is now praising the decision to play. listen, i'm sure a lot of thought went into this, and there was tremendous pressure. we just want it to be safe. normally it's a 12-game season i'm told so eight is better than nothing for everybody who wants to play. >> i'll certainly enjoy watching but i hope everyone is safe. >> yes. >> there's been pressure on both sides, obviously. >> they want to hit the field. ahead, breonna taylor's mother says her fight for justins after the city of louisv
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♪ me and my friends stay out too late ♪ >> you know who that is? kelsea perform on the good morning everyone, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. two people are dead and three others hurt after gunfire broke out near san jose state. it happened around 10:00 last night on south 8th street. the victims now hospitalized and are expected to recover. no arrests have been made. a bizarre blow torch attack in berkeley ended when the victims subdued the attacker but not before he pulled out a knife and an ax. the suspect was arrested and no word yet on a motive. the victims were not seriously hurt. san jose is banning rubber bullets to control crowds. the only no vote came from the
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mayor sam liccardo. the police department citizen it's worried about officers being able to d. themselves but supports other reforms. traffic along the nimitz freeway still a hot spot this morning. south 880 slow and go and pockets of slowing out of hayward south of there. slow and go conditions as well in the fremont area. so that will affect your drive if you are headed to the san mateo bridge this morning. and the bay bridge, it is busy coming off the upper deck. working your way off the skyway into san francisco. and the metering lights remain on at the toll plaza. mary? all right, gianna, well, you got to love our pacific ocean breeze helping to clean out our skies. so we are starting off our day with good air quality this morning. so nice to see this. a dramatic change with the air quality. daytime highs. we're looking at seasonal temperatures for this time of year. low 80s in san jose and upper 60s in san francisco. still looking good for the
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." as you can see there, conditions are worsening in alabama after hurricane sally made ery dangerous.
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please be careful. thank you very much. >> reporter: we will. breonna taylor's mother says her fight for justice is not over after the city of louisville agreed to pay the family $12 million. breonna taylor, as you know, was shot and killed in march when officers burst into her home during a raid. this is the most the city has ever paid in a police misconduct case. demonstrations continued last night in honor of taylor. many people still saying "say her name." national correspondent jericka duncan is there with more on the story. good morning to you. what's next in this case? >> reporter: good morning to you, gayle. we're told that the kentucky attorney general, daniel cameron, actually empaneled a grand jury to hear evidence against those officers just days
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before it was a president sent the settlement to declare black women lives matter, too. >> reporter: at tuesday's announcement, louisville's mayor greg fischer, apologized. >> i'm deeply, deeply sorry for the death. >> reporter: do you accept that apology? >> i think it took him a while to get there. >> there is no admission of fault. $12 million plus reform says a lot. >> reporter: those reforms include retaining social workers to support and assist officers, overhauling search warrant procedures, and creating an early warning system to better track officers who have a
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p>> breonna was the first responder here during her time on earth. she helped people. she saved lives. and she's continuing to do that. >> reporter: her family and the attorneys are now focused on the officers involved in taylor's shooting death. >> at a minimum, it should be second-degree manslaughter charges. >> reporter: back in march, taylor and her boyfriend, kenneth walker, were in bed in her apartment when police executed a no-knock warrant in connection with a drug case. walker fired one shot at police saying he believed they were intruders. three officers returned fire, killing taylor. no drugs were ever found in her home. kentucky's attorney general, daniel cameron, is leading the investigation into the fatal shooting. what would you say to daniel cameron today if he's watching? >> imagine if it was his child. i don't think what i've asked for has been anything other than what she deserves. and it's been justice all along.
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>> reporter: steve romines is the attorney for kenneth walker. >> clearly the grand jury is meeting now. when they return something or when there's a report, you know, we'll wait and see. >> reporter: as louisville braces for a decision regarding the fate of the officers, businesses remain boarded up throughout downtown. as for palmer, she says she's grateful for the peaceful protesters who continue to say her daughter's name. >> you got these people who don't even know you w continuing to lift you up. >> reporter: one officer has been fired. three others were put on administrative reassignment. now before this settlement, the city did take some actions. they passed breonna's law which bans no-knock warrants, and it makes it mandatory for police officers to wear body camera videos when carrying out or body cameras, rather, when carrying out a search. and that did not happen in the case of breonna taylor. anthony? >> all right. thank you. even though no one has been
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charged yet, as the family lawyer says, $12 million in reforms says a lot. >> it does. but it will never replace what she's lost. we all understand that. i was looking at the beautiful picture of breonna taylor. this story is not over because so many people believe that justice has not been served in this case. my heart aches for mrs. palmer. i am glad she's getting a settlement of that size. >> yeah. and lady justice does seem to be on her feet and moving. >> yes. >> true. all right. ahead, the struggle to keep schools safe from the coronavirus. why teachers in the country's largest school district believe their buildingsl be right back. unitedhealthcare medicare plans offer so much more... you can find just the right plan for you. like the "visit a doctor anywhere our rv takes us" plan. the "zero copays means more money for rumba lessons" plan. and the "visit my doctor while eating pancakes" plan. unitedhealthcare is the #1 medicare plan provider, so you're sure to find the right plan for you. including the only plans with the aarp name.
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over 24,000 homes have been destroyed by wildfires in the past few years. wildfire victims need help so i'm voting 'yes' on 19. it limits property taxes on wildfire victims so families can move to a replacement home without a tax penalty. you never know what you'll be faced with. please, vote 'yes' on 19. school systems across the country are carefully watching the coronavirus pandemic to see if their reopening plans will hold up. online schooling begins this morning in new york city, and teachers are predicting the worst. they're raising new concerns over safety and sanitation, putting this monday's first day of in-person learning at risk. nikki battiste is in queens, new york. didn't the teachers make a deal with the city to allow schools
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to reopen? >> reporter: anthony, good morning. yes, they did just two weeks ago on points like increased testing for students and staff, supplies of ppe, and safety upgrades to buildings. as you can see from the teachers rallying here this morning, they say it is still not enough. new york city schools are still not safe to reopen. one told me her colleague passed away from covid at the end of last school year, and another just tested positive this week. [ chants ] teachers' protests continued in new york city tuesday as educators warn their schools are not ready for students to return. >> i am so nervous. i am really nervous, and i know my family is nervous. >> reporter: the teachers union says test turnaround times are taking longer than the 24 to 48-hour period that was promised. teachers say their windows don't open far enough or can't open at all to provide adequate ventilation.
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some say their cleaning supplies are already running low. >> it gives me anxiety because it's the unknown. >> we are ready. we want to be with our students, but it's not safe. >> reporter: but the city says 98% of teachers got their covid tests back within 48 hours, and the mayor says most classrooms are ready to go. >> the problems that have been raised about individual classrooms, for example, those are being resolved. >> reporter: while the city has promised an additional 2,000 teachers to help with a blended learning plans, educators say they need 10,000. >> where we are is not where that's up from 26% more than a month ago. but distance learning has its own challenges. all classes are currently on line in los angeles county. a survey conducted by the office of education found schools there
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need roughly 50,000 additional computers and wi-fi hot spots to ensure their students are adequately equipped. but adequate testing may not be a problem for los angeles county public schools. >> there is no other school district doing this. >> reporter: los angeles school superintendent austin beutner was among the first to be swabbed during the official launch of the estimated 150 million -- $150 million testing initiative. the goal is to run 40,000 tests on students, staff, and their families every day. >> hopefully getting our kids back to school and keeping them safe, keeping our faculty safe, keeping our kids safe. >> reporter: in a statement to cbs news, the new york city department of education says it has comprehensive protocols in place to guarantee the health and safety of all students and staff including requiring social distancing, face coverings, and random testing. tony? >> no easy answers here. thank you very much. ahead, vlad duthiers's going to look at the stories you'll be
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time for "what to watch," and vlad, i've got a viewer toss from amy from miami, florida. she's a dietician and a toss that's a hard-hitting question. today, national guacamole day. big question -- chunky or smooth on the guac? >> amy, chunky, just like my middle. >> oh! >> which is -- >> that was the lead to vlad? >> yeah. >> okay. >> that's a toss. she wanted to know. >> in our house every day is national guacamole day. go, vlad. >> love all things chunky, including i love me. >> thank you, amy. >> here are a few stories we think you'll be talking about today -- a scathing report reveals boeing engineers and pilots warned about the
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potential dangers of the troubled 737 max jet years before two deadly crashes. former employees told democrats on the house transportation committee they expressed concern about the plane's anti-stall system, but it was never fixed. that system is suspected in crashes in 2018 and 2019 that killed 346 people in all. last year, then-boeing ceo dennis muhlenberg was asked why the 737 max wasn't grounded >> if we knew everything back then that we know now, we would have made a different -- >> the question then, did people come to you? >> the report also finds the plane was given the okay to fly by the faa even though it was ultimately proved unsafe. the faa says it will work with the house committee to implement improvements identified in its report. boeing says it has made changes to its 737 max fleet based on feedback from multiple committees, experts, and
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governmental authorities. transportation correspondent kris van cleave has been on the story since it began and will continue to keep you updated. >> part of the controversy here and something our investigative unit looked at is that the faa may, some say, become too cozy with the airlines that they're supposed to be reviewing. you get a safety review and it turns out it's not safe. >> vlad, you've got some celebrities today who are getting off instagram for 24 hours. >> good idea. >> that's a big deal. >> it is a big deal. they are protesting against instagram's parent company, facebook, for its handling of misinformation and hate speech. kim kardashian west is one of the stars taking part in the movement. she told her nearly 200 million followers, can say that one more time, nearly 200 million followers that misinformation can undermine democracy. the facebook freeze was organized by the stop hate for profit coalition. facebook declined to issue a formal statement. it pointed us to some steps it's
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taken over the past few months to address hate speech on the platform. orlando bloom's taking part, leonardo dicaprio, sacha baron cohen. my question, folks, is a lot of these stars don't use instagram te way we do. they use it to influence -- they make money off these platforms. they are taking a hit in their bottom line, in their pocketbooks. >> and to facebook's credit, too, they have done a lot. they've changed their policies they've hired more people to be on top of it. but no matter what they do, people always feel they can do more. i think there may be something to that, as well. because you go on facebook, there still is a lot of hate speech there. >> so much of it. >> you wonder why is it on the platform. >> and the misinformation. we've got a vote in six weeks. >> working on that. >> think before you share on line. >> yes. a man found quite a surprise on his cell phone. >> so john tower, our producer, said i was going to crack myself up telling this story. i'm already cracking up. imagine you've lost your phone and when you get it back, this is in your camera roll. it's a monkey showing off --
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showing off its selfie skills. so a malaysian student found the videos on his phone after recovering it. the monkey apparently took the device and had a little fun with it as we all do. the man said he found the phone in his yard and couldn't help but laugh at the pictures that the thief left behind. the monk debetter than my mom when -- monkey did better than my mom when she's trying to zoom. apes share 99% of their dna with humans. i can see why this is a thing. >> your mom's calling you, vlad. she doesn't like you to use her name -- >> thanks a lot. stay with us. coming up, an update on hurricane sally. back off! you're not welcome here! get out of my face! hpv can cause certain cancers when your child grows up. get in its way. hpv can affect males and females... and there's no way to predict who will or won't clear the virus. but you can help protect your child by taking a first step. the cdc recommends hpv vaccination at age 11 or 12 to help protect against certain cancers. hey cancer! not... my... child.
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good morning, it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. two people are dead and three others hurt after gunfire broke out near san jose state. it happened around 10:00 last night on south 8th street. the victims now hospitalized are expected to recover. no arrests have been made. the scu fire is expected to be fully contained today. cal fire has been patrolling burn zones in santa clara and contra costa andalameda counties and hasn't stopped any fire activity in over a week.
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and the giants are playing an away game at home today. the smoke was too thick up in seattle the play last night. the teams will play the next two games at oracle park with the seattle as the home team. i'm gianna franco in the traffic center. we've not seen all the major freeways showing things in the yellow and red zone for quite some time and you can see it's a slow ride for most of our major bay area freeways especially coming off the eastshore freeway commute. westbound 80 highway 4 to the maze. that's a 28 minute drive time. and slow northbound 101 out of the south bay. as you head to the peninsula. mary? all right, gianna, well, we are looking at better air quality thankfully so. so nice to have this good air quality. all of the green dots indicating that this morning. so a dramatic difference with our air quality. because of that strong ocean breeze kicking in for us, check out our daytime highs, we're looking at low 80s in san jo look, this isn't my first rodeo...
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opener at 8:00. hurricane sally slammed into the gulf coast as a category 2 storm bringing extreme danger to many communities. >> a storm as made a direct hit. the winds were sustained at about 40 to 50 miles per hour with gusts of up to 80 miles per hour. winds not the only story here. but it's the storm surge that has officials concerned. expected to be in parts of coastal alabama up to 7 feet, and people have been dealing with the impacts of hurricane sally for hours now. the storm is moving inland now beginning to weaken. it almost became a cat 3. the impacts are kind of cat 3 and the reason is it's relentless hour after hour. >> president trump is still teasing a new plan. at times the president sounded less like an incumbent, more like a challenger but he is in full campaign mode. the phoenix mercury season coming down to tuesday night in a win or go home.
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in the wnba playoffs against the washington mystics. >> a double. to the corner. a three. it's good at the buzzer. a three buried. finished moving on. >> whoa. >> whoa. >> the end is sweet. the team traded her and then she gets the buzzer beater. that had to feel especially sweet. not gloeding, though. >> sally is causing problem. she's causing major damage along the gulf coast right now. the storm made land fall this morning in gulf shores, alabama. this home was destroyed in dolphin island. sally is a category 2.
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105 miles per hour winds. the biggest impact is from the rains. you've seen those all morning. our lead correspondent is with us. you're still upright. >> reporter: hello. i'm standing in about 40 miles per hour winds that are sustained but gayle, every once in a while you get a gust of up to 80 miles per hour as something else goes off behind us. it's hard to hear what it is. we saw a surfboard flying behind us. this is a touristy area of pence coca beach, the bridges are closed. we are in the parking lot of our hotel where all the guests inside are locked down and many of them are in the lobby of the hotel because the alarms kept going off all night saying there was a fire. it was simply the storm. sally the beast that roared ashore in gulf shores came in as a category 2. we went to bed thinking it was a category 1. she strengthened. it is moving slowly.
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less than 2 miles per hour. we're on the back end, the very last part of the right side of that eye wall. over the next couple hours, things should die out and the majority of the storm will be on shore. inland as sally continues with catastrophic flooding. anthony, back to you. we looked at brand new images out of orange beach, florida where the damage looks significant. major flooding and damage from the wind. >> david begnaud in pensacola, florida. be careful. a legal flight that delayed absentee ballots in pennsylvania today by courts. lawsuits play out around the country. some voters may be confused about deadlines and the process for absentee ballots in their states. others might be wary of the postal service or their state's ability to handle the expected surge in volume.
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tony has been looking into your options for returning your mail-in ballot. >> without the mail is the key part. vote by mail is expected to play a big role in this year's elections and the u.s. postal service says it's ready. it can handle the surge despite the recent controversies over time and the delays in processing. but many voters may take confers in knowing there are other options for returning your ballot without the mail. so option number one local election offices, almost everywhere voters can return ballots at county or city clerk's offices. in voting person offices, 11 states allow you vote off ballots. sometimes you can skip the line. secure drop boxes. many states are setting up the drop boxes in public places like city buildings or community centers and more states are expected to add to this. so keep your eye out. option number four may surprise you. somebody else, yes, most states
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allow someone other than you to return your ballot for you. with restrictions. in at least four states you need an excuse like an illness and the rules vary about who can handle your votes. depending on where you live, it could be a spouse or a family member or even a lawyer. even a nurse in some cases. now, there are your four ways to use vote by mail without using the mail. you'll get your ballot in the mail but then you have four options for returning it, avoiding the postal service. people also may wonder how can i check whether my mail-in vote has been counted? the president recently suggested that voters in north carolina try to vote in person too as a check, but do not try this knowingly voting more than once is prohibited in every single state in our union. many states including north carolina offer online tools to check your ballot. that is a good option. and of course, you can always call your local election board or secretary of state's office for more information, and i recommend you do so. the dead looirchs and rules are
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always changing. i understand people's concern about the usps. but they say they can handle this. if you give them at least seven days, they'll get your ballot in on time. keep in mind, they handle mother's day, christmas, the vote is nothing compared to those days. >> yeah. i love how north carolina officials immediately fact-checked the president and said to people do not do this. it's against the law. i hope people are paying attention to this. it's good to know there are so many options. i'm thinking on election day i'm going to suit up, put everything on, gloves on and go and do it in person. >> i don't know the restrictions in new york, but if you receive your ballot, you may find a form and i'll walk it in for you. >> i got one. but i still like either pulling a lever or sticking a thing. i don't know. i like doing that. >> it does feel fogood. >> i like knowing once i've done that, my vote has been counted. >> but a lot of people can't do it. >> or worried about it.
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in today's "pushing the limits" series, we're looking at the fate of thousands of athletes who were training for the olympic trials when the pandemic hit. the summer games in tokyo were postponed until 2021. what has happened since has tested the athletes' limits in
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every way you can think of. nancy chen spoke with several vying for a spot on team usa including two 2016 olympians, gymnast laurie hernandez and fencer darrell homer. as nancy shows us, they had to develop a different kind of strength. >> reporter: they're among the best athletes in the world. used to training with top-of-the-line equipment. along with so many others, as the pandemic hit, olympians like gymnast laurie hernandez had to find a way to work from home. >> he living room doesn't have the best beam -- >> my coffee table can be the beam. the vault. >> reporter: those who felt like climbing the walls did. world champions lifted weights at a local park or in a garage next to holiday decorations. the artistic swimming team synchronized by zoom. family pets became training partners with the kids' play room or a new york city balcony transformed into the gym. >> sometimes on the balcony, the
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guy who lives across from me, oh, you're fencing now. >> reporter: darrell homer won a silver medal in rio in 2016 and is trying to make his third olympic team. >> it was probably 2.5 months with very, very limited training. >> reporter: finding a new place to run drills was far from the only challenge for these elite athletes whose lives and routines are meticulously planned years in advance. hernandez won gold and silver medals in rio, but like other olympic hopefuls, she now has to wait to qualify for the upcoming games. >> everybody was getting ready to peak, and then we're having to come back down again. >> reporter: rescheduling the olympics means another year of testing limits, financially, mentally, and physically. what do you like about trail running? >> you know, it's quiet. >> reporter: runner kyle merber helped set a world record in 2015. the 29-year-old had been hoping to qualify for his first olympic team, and his final attempt to make it to the games. >> i definitely felt deflated at
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first. everything that i do every single day is kind of positioned in such a way that i could run my best when it counts the most. and then all the sudden that is stripped from you. >> reporter: the added year also means less money for athletes, no longer winning financal prizes from competitions or sponsors. >> that's been really tough for a lot of different people out there just trying to make ends meet. i know a lot of their worries were like, okay, can i even hang in there for next year? am i going to be able to financially hang on until the olympics? >> dr. leah lagos is a clinical and sport psychologist who treats olympic athletes. she calls burnout in the next year a major concern. >> especially for athletes that have been doing this for a long time. meaning you have athletes going to the olympics that have trained since they were 4, and now they're 25. >> reporter: some athletes have used the past months to reflect. homer says the pause in training gave him time to work on increasing diversity in fencing. he also participated in black
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lives matter protests this summer. >> i really believe in doing what you can with what you have where you are. and that's kind of what i've been trying to do. >> reporter: the olympic motto translates to faster, higher, stronger, and the athletes hoping to be crowned the best in the world are now developing a new kind of resilience and purpose. >> smile -- >> reporter: with many redefining what it means to win. >> no longer will i let the olympic rings determine whether or not i've had the success that i've hoped. it's just the day to day of enjoying what you're doing and the pursuit of it. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," nancy chen, new york. >> very interesting piece. you know, there may be nothing harder in this world than having someone move the finish line for you -- at the very end. >> yeah. when you've been working on it. i like what darrell said, doing what you can with what you have with where you are. >> yeah. >> it's hard. these people literal have been
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training their whole lives. >> exactly. >> simple wisdom, though. hear more of nancy's conversation with laurie hernandez and kyle merber on today's "cbs this morning" podcast. hernandez shares how she found support from fellow final five member aly raisman, and merber explains how the delay is a chance to rethink what's important in his life. coming up next, sotheby's holds its first-ever auction of items from the history of hip-hop. wow. what one legendary piece of memorabilia worn by notorious b.i.g. sold for. i wonder if you can guess -- it's a lot. you're watching "cbs this morning." we appreciate that. we'll be right back. (grandmother) thank you for taking me home. it's so far. (young woman) don't worry about it, grandma! this'll be fun. (young woman) two chocolate milkshakes, please. (grandmother) make it three. (young woman) three? (grandmother) did you get his number?
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♪ remember this song. for the first time ever hip-hop took center stage at the sotheby's auction house in new
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york. this is big. last night's auction, more than 120 items from the history of hip-hop brought in $2 million. vlad duthiers shows us some of the legendary pieces that were on sale. ♪ >> reporter: sotheby's might not be the first place you'd expect to see memorabilia from the notorious b.i.g., slick rick or the wu-tang clan, but on tuesday it became the first major international auction house to dedicate an entire collection to hip-hop. one of the most prized possessions, the crown that biggie smalls wore in the famous 1997 "king of new york" photo shoot. it sold for nearly $600,000, double what was anticipated. >> for sotheby's and the art market, it's extremely significant. >> reporter: sotheby's senior specialist, cassandra hatton, has been working on the collection for more than two years. >> i said i'm doing this. this is important, and nobody stopped me. round the auction reflects on hip-hop's fashion, design, art,
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and pop culture influence from the late 1970s to mid 1990s and present day. over 120 items were for sale ranging from kcontemporary art o jewelry. ♪ also included, salt and peppa's push it jacket. 22 love letters written by tupac russia cure to his high school sweetheart, and fab five eddie's gold ring. >> for us, this was about celebrating the culture, celebrating the people who created the culture. so we were happy to share their names and share the sources of where all of this material came from because, again, it came directly from the artist. >> reporter: biggie was killed just three days after the iconic crown photo shoot. it was the last ever picture taken of him which is why the crown went so high. a portion of the proceeds will go to the queen's public lie bay bridge hip hard programs and nonprofit building beats. if you don't know, now you know.
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>> further proof you cannot underestimate the influence of hip-hop on this culture. >> no. that is such a collection they put together. >> yes. >> really great stuff. thank you. ahead, country music star kelsea ballerini will join us to talk about her new album. good morning, it's 8:25. i'm len kiese. san jose city council has voted 10-1 to ban the use of rubber bullets to control crowds. the only no vote was from mayor liccardo. they also agree there should be increased police training and background checks. contra costa county updated its coronavirus health order. going into effect this morning. the county no longer has different reopening rules than the state for businesses and activities. and today, a private school in san mateo county is opening for in-person classes. serendipity school recently got a waiver from the state. the school has added air purifiers and uv light
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sterilization and even new outside classrooms. i'm gianna franco in the traffic center. and things are looking a little bit better for that commute out of the south bay as you head towards the peninsula. we're now seeing some green on our travel times which means that a 41 minute drive from san jose to sfo. so not too bad as you head through there. also looking a lot better along the 580 ride out of the altamont pass. 25 minutes. 205 over to 680. however, still slow along the eastshore freeway, westbound and that westbound highway 4 commute still a bit of a bear this morning. bay bridge, metering lights remain on at the toll plaza. and the san mateo bridge, a little crowded but definitely improving for that westbound commute over towards 101. mary? well, gianna, it so nice to have that better air quality. in fact, checking air quality conditions. looking good. the green dots indicating that good air quality as we start off the day. all because of that ocean breeze really kicking in for us. it's why we're starting off our day with foggy conditions and even some patchy drizzle this morning. check out the daytime highs, seasonal for this time of
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." we are still tracking the storm. right now we're going to show pictures of dolphin island, alabama, where hurricane sally is generating punishing wind and rain. it made landfall at around 5:00 ocal time in the nearby gulf shores. we're keeping a close eye on the storm, including the storm surge which as you know can be deadly for those who are unable to get out of the way. the full extent of this damage won't be known for a while, but forecasters warn of a historic storm. thousands of people there enduring extreme conditions as we speak. let's send all good thoughts and strength down that way. right now it's time to bring
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the "talk of the table" this morning. tony, you're up first. >> okay. i am talking about dan mcneil. he is a controversial sports radio host in chicago. and he was fired after tweeting comments about espn analyst maria taylor. she was covering monday night fotball for the first time, and mcneil tweeted after seeing her outfit, you see the outfit there, you know, is she a sideline reporter, let me get it -- nfl sideline reporter or host for the annual awards, an adult video awards show. he's making a joke about her outfit -- trying to claim it's racy or on the line. he was fired. and i think what's interesting about this comment is it really shows the degree to which we have changed and begun policing differently sexist remarks in public. i can imagine five years ago, maybe even three years ago, him doing this and it not being an issue. his employer said, huh-uh, no way. and maria taylor, by the way, she was having none of it. >> yes. >> she said, ladies, remember, you can wear whatever you feel confident in.
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>> yes. >> and i mean, what issue he had with what she was wearing. i thought she looked just fine. >> thinking the same thing, anthony. number one, she's covering sports. she looked fantastic. she's very good at what she does. and for him to take her on that way, to try to belittle her, demean her, and the way she spoke up i think was great. should he lose his job? i don't know about that. but i think he's totally out of line. >> he deleted it. he's not apologized or commented publicly. we await hearing from him. >> wow. okay. you go, maria taylor. my story, chris evans is making some good out of how should we say an awkward situation. over the incident, the captain america star accidentally shared a picture on instagram -- you could say of his down there parts. guys have them, girls don't. revealed a little bit too much of himself -- >> i was wondering how we were going to -- >> curious how we were going to articulate this. now we know. >> well done. >> peeny picture. okay. >> move on. >> okay. so deleted it right away. >> before we get in trouble. >> social media got, how shall you say, a good laugh.
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he tweeted this, "now that i have your attention, vote november 3rd." he addressed the incident yesterday on tamron hall. >> that's culture, going to frown upside down, tamron. look, it was -- an interesting weekend full of lessons learned, a lot of moments. you know, you know, things happen. it's embarrassing, you got to roll with the punches. i will say i have some pretty -- pretty fantastic fans who really came to my support. >> yes, they did. >> yes, we did, chris evans. that's why it's great. if it have just been a picture like that, i would have not touched it. the fact that he handled it the way he did, saying vote november 3rd, turned it into a thing. and his brother scott tweeted, i've been off social media yesterday, so what did i miss. another class act about chris evans, i think he's terrific. the fact that he was scheduled to go on "tamron hall" way before this incident, and he didn't cancel. you know, most cases when this happens, celebrities run for the
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hills, don't discuss it, da, da, da. he went on, he had a laugh. and i thought it was great. >> i think it's great -- >> and go tamron hall. her 50th birthday. >> happy birthday. my former colleague at msnbc. you know, i think the voting message is so important. vote -- >> yes! yes. >> chris evans -- >> i love that he did it. >> i love that as he said he turned a frown upside down. >> note to self, don't do that. why are people taking pictures of their body parts? >> you got to delete it. you got to delete it. >> you got to delete it. okay, tony. >> the point is vote, 2020. pull the lever, chris evans wants you to pull the lever. we were talking about a hip-hop auction before. >> tony dokoupil. >> i got another option for you. we're moving on here, folks. dolly parton is offering one of her musicals for the first time in a worldwide public auction. ♪ my home is a place heaven shined brightly on ♪
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♪ my home is a place where the mountains streams are home ♪ >> dolly is selling a dulcimer similar to one she played in 2016. but this dulcimer is really special. it's going to be sold by christie's, it's bedazzled and been in her collection for 30 years. the last time she played it was at her 50th anniversary concert at the grand ole opry last year. valued at between $50,000 and $100,000. i think it might go for a lot more than that. parton said, i never leave a rhinestone unturned. it will benefit workers in the music industry who have not been able to work during the pandemic. other country stars including tim mcgraw, reba mcentire, and marty stewart have also donated items for the sale. >> go, dolly. >> i love her. going to throw off the mask of objectivity. i love dolly parton. >> everybody loves dolly parton. speaking of country music, we love her, too, kelsea ballerini is considered one of
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the most influential women in country music right now. she's nominated for female artist of the year at tonight's acm awards. she made history wither when debut album when she became the only female country artist to hit number one with her first three consecutive singles. she is also the youngest member of the grand ole opry. for her new album "ballerini," she re-imagined the songs of her previous album, "kelsea," to reflect this uncertain time. this is her latest single "hole in the bottom." ♪ the way it looks ain't what you think ♪ ♪ this cabernet has a way of vanishing on me ♪ ♪ there's a hole in the bottle leaking all this wine ♪ ♪ it's already empty it ain't even suppertime ♪ ♪ honey i'm missing the fact it slipped my mind ♪ ♪ there's a hole in the bottle of wine ♪ >> and kelsea ballerini joins us
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from nashville. good morning, kelsea, we caught a glimpse of you there before you came on the air having a little snack. did you have a little chicken for breakfast? >> i ordered a little chick-fil-a. i had to do it. i had to do it. lso, it is so early for a drinking song this early, i was like, whew. good morning, guys. >> good morning. >> i love that with the chick-fil-a box. that looked awesome. listen, we're all suffering in the middle of the pandemic. you put out at the beginning of the year, in march, the pandemic hit, and you've said you actually went through sort of a kind of period of grief because that was supposed to be a big kind of arena album. >> sure. yeah. i think every time you put out an album there's this long runway up to it where you're planning the release of it, you're planning the tour that you're going to build around it and all that stuff. and we put out the album march 20th. it was kind of when the world
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shut down. the train had left the station on the album coming out. and yeah, i had this tug-of-war in my heart of like i -- i know as a fan of music i've been clinging to music more than ever through all of this just to feel like not alone and connected. but also, you know, it's just a hard time to feel like you're taking up space even talking about anything other than the bigger things that are going on in the world. so yeah, it was just this tug-of-war. and i did, i had to go through this grief period of like all these plans that i had planned for and dreamt up, th they went away. everyone's experienced that in some way, but i can only speak for myself. this album's like the silver lining to all of that. i'm excited to be talking to you about it. >> yeah. it's the other side really of -- you've essentially -- you recorded those songs but in a more intimate, stripped down way. actually, let's play the new version of "hole in the bottle" if we can. ♪ it ain't my fault
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so don't blame me ♪ ♪ i swear i just came here to unwind and have one drink ♪ ♪ the way it looks ain't what you think ♪ ♪ this cabernet has a way of vanishing on me ♪ >> so talk about your approach to this new album. >> it's kind of like the artist versus the songwriter. song writing is my favorite part of everything i goat et to do. i think because the sound i've gotten to do kind of a blend of pop and country, maybe sometimes that gets overlooked. this has been a really wonderful opportunity for me to just strip everything back and all the extra production elements and the glitter and all that stuff and just make it about the song and make it about the vocals and the delivery. and i think you can hear the songs at least differently, and that's the goal around the whole thing. >> you've got a funny story about "hole in the bottle," how it came into being.
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what happened exactly? >> oh, yeah. i had written a lot of songs for the album, and they're all very like introspective and self-aware and me on my journey as a 20 something-year-old trying to figure out life. this was the last song we wrote for it. it was me and my songwriter friends after a couple of glasses of wine kind of joking. and it turned out to be like my perfect version of my take on a drinking song which is like a country music staple. so yeah. >> you know, i'm thinking you don't want to be a bragger, but is your husband morgan a heart attacker like mcconaughey and jagger maybe? is he? i love that song. i love that song, and i love the other girl that's also on the song. there's a line in there you said "who's first, who's a fool," i wear the fool man on that song. i related to that. i'm wondering about you and morgan and quarantining together. have you learned something about each other that you didn't know before, and what you're looking forward to tonight with your
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performance? i want to know about you and morgan first. >> yeah. it's been really great for us. we met and then both of us are touring artists. we were kind of just used to seeing each other a couple days a week. this has been kind of like five years of marriage in five months. but it's been good for us just to learn how to exist together and not just cram everything into one or two days a week. but really like do life together. it's been great for us. that's also been a silver lining. >> and patience is a good thing, too. patience is a good thing in quarantine. >> yes. and communication. there are some days where i'm like, i love you so much, i'm going to shut this door. when i come out, i'm going to be a new person. while the door's shut, don't come in. >> good luck tonight. good luck tonight. >> good luck tonight, kelsea ballerini. thank you so much for being with us this morning. hope the chicken was good. the 55th an eulogy academy of country music awardsato airs at 8:00, 7:00 central. ahead, we talk to beloved actress and author sonia manzano
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about her new children's book that aims to show
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generations of americans grew up with osonia manzano's maria during her 44 years on sigmoidoscop "sesame street." she was the first leading woman on television. she's retired from "sesame street" and is still dedicated to teaching children to value our differences and
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similarities. lucky for us she's out with a book with a "national geographic" called "a world together." she joins us to discuss. sonia, it's so good to see you. i've got the book here. i don't know if you can see me. it's great. the illustrations are great, the word are great. >> thank you so much. >> the purpose of the book and i think it's coming at such a great time, that when we're -- we're more alike than different, number one. but when we laugh together, good things happen, and we can laugh together. what's your messager here? >> well, obviously i'm very distressed by all the intolerance that seems to invade our sensibility these days. so when "national geographic" asked me to write a book on diversity i jumped at the chance. i just want children to understand that we all feel the same things. we allwe feel happy and sad and hungry and some of us might be hungry for pizza, and somebody else might be hungry for caviar. we all have the same experiences in life. >> sonia, it's tony dokoupil
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here. i love this book. i think it's such a beautiful book. not only the pictures but the message. you point out ways that we are bound together in common humani umanity. all these people hug and show love the same way. they're warmed by the same sun, sleep under the same stars. it's beautiful. like if a politician gave a speech right now we would cheer him on. >> thank you. >> in terms of the process, did you write this first and then match the pictures, or did you find yourself going through the pictures first? >> no, no. first i wrote the words. i've written children's books and young adult novels and, of course, for "sesame street." but i had never written for photographs. so i first wrote the words, and i remembered what photographs meant to me. i was enchanted by photographs of my mother in puerto rico. i found them when i was -- had never been to puerto rico, so i was fascinated by them. and i wanted to give children the opportunity to look at wonderful photographs and discuss them with their parents.
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the words came first, and then "national geographic" selected some photographs to go with the words. >> sonia, i remember the last time you were on this program or one of the times, you had a memoir out. you talked about how in 1969 when "sesame street" was debuting, you had hoped that the show was going to be a weapon against racism. it was going to show america not only itself but show different parts of it for people who had not been exposed. it's only one show, it can't do everything. i'm curious, what is your current view on the power of a book like this or a show like "sesame street" to do the hard work of ending a big issue like racism? >> well, of course i'm distressed that we're at this situation that i thought been there done that, that "sesame street" was so groundbreaking, showing people of color on television for the first time. i'm amazed that we are at the state that we are in. the own thing to do is keep going forward. i'm inspired by james baldwin who said, "i am alive, therefore
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i am hopeful." it's the only thing we can do is to continue the process of connecting with each other. >> it's so great to see you. you did such great work. i love looking at the old pictures of you. you should take a look. you were really going, sonia manzano, about the work you did and the legacy that you've left behind. and you continue to do so with this book. thank you. it's called -- i'll mention it again -- "a world together." on sale -- it's really good. we're not just saying that. >> thank you. >> and it's affordable, too. "a world together," wherever you like to buy your books on sale now. [upbeat music] ♪ today was the day that i put everything in perspective. ♪
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good morning, it's 8:55. i'm len kiese. two people have died and three were injured in shooting in san jose overnight. this happened just after sock on south 8th street. no arrests have been made. san jose city council voted to ban the use of rubber bullets to control a crowd. the only no vote was from the mayor liccardo. also agree there should be increased mrs. training and background checks. a bizarre attack in berkeley. man walks inside a tee shop and lights a man's hair on fire.
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the victims tried to restraint him but he pulled out a knife and ax. no one was seriously hurt. and it's a little foggy this morning across the golden gate bridge. getting ready to head out the door, well you might have some limited visibility. a live look here and you can see traffic is just moving nicely overall but a lot of fog just kind of hovering over in the area, overall though no crashes to slow you down at least in that portion. same goes for the bay bridge. metering lights still on but things are definitely easing up heading through there. in the south bay, northbound 101 at 85. we have a crash there so just a heads-upup. mary? all right, gianna, tracking that strong onshore flow so a foggy start even some patchy drizzle but with the sea breeze we're looking at better air quality. this is great to see. we are looking at good air quality across our region. a dramatic change for us with that air quality. thankfully so. we are looking at seasonal daytime highs as we head through the afternoon.
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