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million and $8 million. hope you like jigsaw puzzles. and guinness records announced some of the world record breakers include the shortest bus driver. the british man stands just over 4.5 feet tall. it's thursday, september 17th, 2020. he that's he needs no special modifications to his bus in this is the "cbs morning news." order to drive. and then there's this man -- sally's wrath. the deadly storm lashed at the gulf coast leaving behind flooded homes, major power outages, and extensive damage. and the danger is not over yet. the 21-year-old from india is mixed messages. already a multiple guinness world records holder. president trump and the cdc director contradict each other. now he also holds the record for the most skips on roller inline skates in 30 seconds.wa -- sinc how they clashed over masks and a possible vaccine. controlling the crowd. guinness book went to print, more than three months after law he's actually broken his own record with 147 skips in 30 enforcement violently cleared out protesters from lafayette seconds. square, we're learning about some controversial devices the new guinness record book is federal officials reportedly sought to disperse sought to disperse demonstrators. being released today. coming up only on "cbs this captioning funded by cbs morning," we'll speak with former cdc director dr. tom frieden on a potential coronavirus vaccine timeline. good morning. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." rning news."
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good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning the remnants of hurricane sally are drenching the southeast. (coughing) hi susan! it could bring more than a foot honey? of rain in some places. yeah? i respect that. sally is now is a tropical but that cough looks pretty bad... try this new robitussin honey severe. depression. the storm made landfall the real honey you love... plus, the powerful cough relief you need. mind if i root through your trash? yesterday near the alabama/florida border. at least one death has been reported in alabama. new robitussin honey severe. strong relief for your severe symptoms. homes were submerged, and crews a breakthrough 10 yearselief in the makingveclear, raced to rescue hundreds of that reduces allergens in cat hair and dander. people. right now, more than a hall a million people are without power. outstanding nutrition with the power to change lives. nancy chen is in ft. walton beach, florida. what are you seeing there? what does the damage look like? this is purina pro plan liveclear. >> repeporter: good morning to you. sally brought with it for people with heart failure taking entresto, destructive winds and left it may lead to a world of possibilities. behind lots and lots of water with roads in this area impassable in some parts. now this morning, the cleanup entresto helped people stay begins. alive and out of the hospital. don't take entresto if pregnant; it can cause harm sally packed 105 mile-per-hour or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with winds when it made landfall near an ace inhibitor or aliskiren, gulf shores, alabama, yesterday or if you've had angioedema morning. >> we have a large tree. with an ace or arb. the most serious side effects are angioedema, we heard it kapow.
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it was like a gun going off. low blood pressure kidney problems, or high blood potassium. and ooh, needless to say we ask your doctor about entresto. didn't sleep very well. >> reporter: the destruction was widespread throughout southern alabama and along the florida but as californians we'll get through this together. panhandle. >> everything destroyed. trees everywhere. if your income has been reduced >> reporter: the category-two or you've lost your job or your health insurance, hurricane sank boats or tossed covered california is here. them on to land. tipped over trucks, ripped the we can help you find the health insurance sides off buildings, and left you need to protect you and your loved ones. behind endless trails of debris. >> we heard the windows start to and, you may even get financial help to pay pop. part of the roof was coming off. for your health insurance. so, if you or someone you know is without coverage, siding was ripped. visit to learn more or enroll today. >> reporter: his home survived but the vietnam veteran's memorial in his back yard did not. >> it's under water. lost some of my friends in vietnam, but it's gone. >> reporter: heavy relentless rain has left roads like these impassable. officials in florida say it might be days before the floodwaters fully recede. >> be very, very careful. it is hazardous. >> reporter: governor desantis says there have been hundreds of search and rescue missions heard -- already.
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>> it's a lot more water than i expected. i really didn't think we were going to get this much. >> reporter: some in panama city are tired of picking the pieces back up. >> everybody on this little corner is just about to their wits end. people are wanting to sell and our top stories this morning leave. >> reporter: after making -- at least one person in landfall, sally diminished to a alabama is dead after hurricane sally made landfall. with its heavy rainfall. the storm hit near the florida/alabama border yesterday packing 105 mile-per-hour winds and again, though sally is and torrential rain. weakening as it makes its way toward the carolinas, it still more than half a million people brings flash flood warnings are without power. throughout the area. anne-marie? sally is now a tropical depression and is drenching more >> nancy chen in ft. walton of the southeast with heavy rainfall. beach, florida. thank you so much. so covid-19 is taking center and president trump says a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine could be ready as early stage on the campaign trail again. as next month, contradicting more than 6.6 million cases in what the government's top health experts are saying. the u.s. the president is also disagreeing with r president trump and his democratic challenger joe biden wearinmasks.e director of the c are clashing over how to respond to the pandemic. this morning, the white house is trying to clear things up after but the pandemic is causing the president contradicted the quite a scare for the halloween industry. cdc chief over vaccines and naomi ruckham explains. masks. natalie brand reports. >> reporter: it's one of the
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>> reporter: democratic largest halloween celebrations presidential nominee joe biden in the country. once again criticized the >> happy halloween. >> reporter: this year, salem, massachusetts, home of the 17th president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic after a virtual briefing from public health experts on developing and century witch trials, is canceling the annual halloween distributing a vaccine. parade and other festivities because of the coronavirus pandemic. >> i trust vaccines. i trust scientists, but i don't >> that's going to be a huge loss because so many people are looking forward to it. trust donald trump. >> reporter: the trump and the fact that it's a saturday, halloween, people have administration announced plans to make a covid vaccine free to all americans with plans for the been booking that for years. military to help with >> reporter: around the country, communities are shutting down large gatherings, and several distribution. >> we're on track to deliver and cities are deciding what to do distribute the vaccine in a about trick-or-treating. very, very safe and effective los angeles is recommending manner. against it but stopped short of >> reporter: president trump a ban. pushed back on testimony from cdc director dr. robert redfield in a new survey, three out of who said a vaccine would not be four people say covid is available for wide distribution changing their halloween plans. the national retail federation until next year. says fewer people are going to >> i think he made a mistake parties or taking the kids when he said that. it's incorrect information. trick-or-treating. >> reporter: the cdc director but millions still plan to celebrate in safe ways. also stressed the importance of wearing face masks during that hearing. 53% are decorating their homes. >> if i don't get an immune response, the vaccine's not going to protect me. this face mask will. 46% will carve a pumpkin, and >> as far as the mask is 17% will take part in virtual concerned, he made a mistake. gatherings.
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younger adults are more likely >> reporter: during a town hall tuesday the president suggested the to buy a costume and continue virus could go away through herd with halloween plans. the report says people are immunity, though use of the shopping earlier this year. many have extra time on their term "herd mentality." hands because of the pandemic. >> i just love like dressing up. i love costumes. i love seeing what other people choose. now the white house press secretary is clarifying the >> reporter: halloween store comments. owner kevin poley says this >> herd immunity has never been year's shopping experience is a strategy at the white house. >> reporter: with less than 50 days to go, health care is front different. >> can't have them try it on in and center. the store. the president is promising to protect pre-existing conditions in a new health care plan. we're going to give them time to try it on at home and exchange >> more an executive action with in three days. a legislative component that is more visionary. >> reporter: new ads from the we'll try to avoid personal interaction with a lot of stuff biden campaign take aim at the -- especially wigs and masks trump administration's attempts where you're touching your face to kill the affordable care act. in june the trump administration or touching your head. >> reporter: overall consumer filed a legal brief with the supreme court. the case will be heard a week spending for the holiday is after the november election. the white house says the expected to be down this year with covid scaring many people away from halloween celebrations. president will unveil his health naomi ruckham, cbs news, new york. care plan before the election. natalie brand, cbs news, the white house. coming up on "cbs this morning," unemployment benefits late yesterday cdc director robert redfield tried to clarify fraud. his earlier comments by we'll show you how a government program to help americans during tweeting, "i 100% believe in the the pandemic is being targeted importance of vaccines and the by scammers. importance in particular of a plus, only on "cbs this morning," we'll speak with
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covid-19 vaccine. a covid-19 vaccine is the thing former cdc director dr. tom that will get americans back to frieden on a potential coronavirus vaccine timeline. and in our series "a more normal everyday life." perfect union," how one college attorney general william barr is condemning the use of is helping students with food and housing after the campus stay-at-home orders to prevent shut down during the pandemic. the spread of covid-19. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. >> putting a national lockdown, thanks for watching. stay-at-home orders is like i'm anne-marie green. house arrest. it's -- you know, other than have a great day. slavery which was a different kind of restraint, this is the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in american history. >> the crowd cheered as barr made those remarks at hillsdale college in michigan. during the event the attorney general also took aim at his own justice department. he called out prosecutors for behaving as, quote, head hunters the explosive wildfires now raging out west are showing no signs of letting up. this is what's left of a neighborhood in the city of detroit, oregon. more than 30 fires are burning across the state.
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the air quality is so unsafe, a federal public health emergency has been declared in that state. in california, crews are working around the clock to gain an upper hand on the bobcat fire burning northeast of los angeles. the flames grew to more than 46,000 acres yesterday and remain only 3% contained. a police officer in salt lake city was charged with assault after ordering a dog to attack a black man who was on his knees with his hands in the air. >> why you biting me? the dog -- stop. >> the incident happened in april. officer nicholas pierce of charged yesterday. prosecutors say pierce ordered the police dog to bite jeffrey ryans. he was in his yard when police responded to a domestic dispute call. the officer faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted. so coming up on the "cbs morning news," college football gets a boost as the big ten
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kentucky to chicago carrying suitcases with dismembered body parts inside. relatives picked up the 30-year-old man and brought him to their house. police say the family did not realize what was in the luggage. a few days later when the man left the house, his family noticed a strange odor. when they opened one of the suitcases, they discovered female body parts and called police. the man was arrested. the "washington post" reports a military whistleblower says officials stockpiled ammunition and sought unusual crowd-control devices before clearing protesters across the white house in june. federal forces removed demonstrators from lafayette square using teargas and other methods. national guard major adam demarco says lawmakers told -- told lawmakers, rather, that defense officials asked the d.c. national guard if it had a heat ray device. the device makes people feel like their skin is on fire. he also says that they asked
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about devices that could emit deafening sounds. a defense department official says the inquiry was a routine check to see what equipment was available. and "usa today" reports students at big-10 universities actually have mixed feelings about the conference's decision to play football this fall. the big 10 reversed course yesterday. it said that it llg otball o with an eight-game season. the conference earlier said that it would postpone football until next year. players, coaches, and staff will begin daily coronavirus testing on september 30th. some students say football will boost morale, but others question why it will be easier for football players to get tests. one health official says that she's okay with michigan state football starting up again. >> stadium will not be full of fans. the tailgating will not happen on campus. it is how do we manage what's going to go on around campus and in the larger community.
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>> it goes directly against the health department's recommendations. i mean, we've been asked to quarantine. now all of a sudden we're going to be playing football. >> after the decision to resume football in the fall was announced, president trump tweeted, "great news." still ahead, taylor swift takes the stage. the pop star debuts her new song at last night's acm awards. needles. essential for sewing, but maybe not for people with certain inflammatory conditions. because there are options. like an "unjection™". xeljanz. the first and only pill of its kind that treats moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, or moderate to severe ulcerative colitis when other medicines have not helped enough. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections. before and during treatment, your doctor should check for infections, like tb and do blood tests. tell your doctor if you've had hepatitis b or c, have flu-like symptoms, or are prone to infections. serious, sometimes fatal infections, cancers including lymphoma, and blood clots have happened. taking a higher than recommended dose
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♪ but if i just showed up at your party would you have me would you want me ♪ >> taylor swift performed an acoustic version of "betty," off her new album "folklore" at the academy of country music awards. the star's performance took place at the grand ole opry house. others performed at iconic venues in nashville like the blueboard cafe. meantime, thomas rhett entertainer of the year. it was the first time the top prize was split between two artists. on the cbs "money watch" now, a lot of businesses on yelp have closed for good, and video game fans, get ready for a new playstation. diane king hall is in new york with that and more. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning. today investors will review the
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latech including weekly jobless claims. meantime, stocks finished mixed yesterday after the fed signaled near zero interest rates are in place until at least 2023. the dow rose 36 points. the nasdaq dropped 139, and the s&p 500 was down 15. more than 163,000 businesses listed on yelp have closed since the pandemic broke out. the online review company says about 60% of those businesses indicated they have shut down permanently. the restaurant industry has been hit the hardest with more than 32,000 eateries listed on yelp closed for good in the past six months. in the report, yelp says three states with especially high jobless rates, hawaii, california, and nevada, had thea business closures. united airlines says it is spraying its planes with a solution to keep passengers safe from covid-19. right now the company is using it on seats, trays, bins, and
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bathrooms on more than 30 of its planes. it plans to extend the practice by the end of the year on top of the usual disinfecting sprays between almost every flight. gamers have more options this holiday season. sony announced playstation 5 will be released on november 12th. preorders are expected to start today from some retailers. but some jumped the gun yesterday and are already sold out. the playstation 5 will cost you about $500. the digital edition without the disc drive is around $400. rival xbox series x will go on sale the same week. >> gamers have been waiting a long time. i think the last one came out in 2013. there were so many of us still at home -- bet there's a lot more gamers out there. >> exactly. they wasted no time. walmart already sold out. target already sold out. >> wow. unbelievable. diane king hall in new york. thank you so much, diane. >> you got it. so up next, jumping to a new
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nominee joe biden on the new season of "saturday night live." "snl" announced that jim carrey will play biden when the 46th season kicks off october 3rd. alec baldwin will return as president trump. the show says that it will be shooting the new season in front of a limited, live audience. if you've ever wanted to own a dinosaur, now's your chance, and we're not talking about only a few fossils. the british auction house christie's says that it plans to sell the skeleton of one of the largest known t-rexes in october. the remains of the 67 million-year-old dinosaur known as stan were discovered in south dakota in 1987. >> we expect it probably weighed eight tons, possibly a bit more. he's significantly heavier than the largest elephants that we know living today. he currently stands at 37 foot long, six foot wide and 13 foot high.mad value is between $6
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