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selection is set to begin in one of the most high profile trials in years. the pope speaks out a one time isis strong hold, remembering the horror and praying for peace. and later, harry, meghan and oprah, their long awaited interview. >> were you silent or were you silenced? this is the "cbs overnight news." good evening, we begin tonight with new york's governor andrew cuomo, facing more alonwo me women are accusing the governor of inappropriate touching and others are saying a that he repeatedly berated them, and
meanwhile, cuomo said there's no way he is resigning.o re n go anywhere. >> i was elected by the people of the state. i'm not going to resign because of allegations. >> reporter: the allegations are coming from five weapon, four of whom are former staffers who accuse governor cuomo of inappropriate behavior. according to the washington post, one woman claims that cuomo summoned her to his dimly lit hotel room, a former aide, she told a local new york station she could feel he was sexually aroused. >> it was not just a hug. it was an intimate especially brat. >> reporter: governor cuomo denied the accusations, calling her a long time political adversary. >> every woman has a right to come forward and the truth also matters. >> reporter: another woman told
the "wall street journal" said that he asked if she had a boyfriend, and touched her hand and kissed her hand. cuomo said it was a comment about her dating life and he never meant anyone to feel uncomfortable. another woman met with norah o'donnell and talked about her allegations. >> i'm deeply uncomfortable and i have the on get out of this room as soon as possible. >> reporter: mr. cuomo addressed her claims today. >> i was never aware at the time that ms. bennett felt uncomfortable at any time when we were working together. >> but bennett's lawyer dismissed his claim saying that she had complained on to her supervisor and it's beening
investiged bthe office of the attorney general. chuck assschumer. >> i believe the investigation will be done. >> reporter: they are calling for the good afternooner to step down, saying mr. cuomo has squandered the public's trust in a time when it's needed more than ever. and the two highest ranking democrats in the new york state legislature saying tonight that governor cuomo needs to step down. >> all right, nancy in new york. thank you. new reported covid infections fell saturday and recorded deaths were the lowest in a month. as cbs is reporting, there are signs of hope but health experts now is not the time for people to let down their guard. >> reporter: l.a. giving thousands of vaccinations today and expecting more than the 300,000 doses to be delivered this week. the majority for first shots. covid has now killed more than
22,000 people in l.a. county. but a bright spot, hospitalizations have dropped by 72% in a month. still, nationwide, there are fears of another surge. the variants are spreading and new infections not dropping fast enough. >> plateauing at a level of 60-70,000 new cases a day is not an appropriate level. >> reporter: concerns after a street party raged out of control. more than 800 people gathered with some clashing with authorities trying to break up the you crowd. >> people are trashing houses and flipping cars. >> reporter: mask burning at the state capitol. >> destroy them! >> reporter: it's one of 16 states by this wednesday will be without a mandate. the push is on to get more shots in to arms. 9% of americans have been fully vaccinated with hard hit minority communities getting less access.
>> all done. >> reporter: california is working to meet the goal of vaccinating 2 million of the lowest income residents before loosening any restrictions. vaccinations mask wearing and social distancing are moving california in the right direction. but health officials here are urging people to avoid traveling for spring break. >> thank you. president biden's covid relief bill, his top priority since entering office is a step closer to passage. if house ask the revised senate bill, it could go to mr. biden's desk early this week as christina rafini reports it's a tough political balthttle. >> it was not easy or pretty, but it was desperately needed. >> reporter: the $1.9 trillion billion is aimed at bringing relief to struggling americans. it's also a big relief for president biden. the first major legislation of his presidency is, it faced
opposition from republicans who said it was too expensive. >> this was a liberal wish lift of liberal spending just basically filled with pork. it didn't need to be this way. sfwloo and disappointed some departments who said it did not go far enough. >> we are going to continue our campaign to get the minimum wage up to $15 nationally. >> reporter: then there was west virginia democrat joe manchin he was able to holdup the bill y - the legislation passed eventually without a single republican vote. >> the end result is essentially about the same. and so, i don't think any of the compromises have been in any way fundamentally altering what i put in the bill. >> reporter: the bill will go back to the house where the democrats could oppose the
the history of the civil rights movement, 56 years ago today, the late john lewis led a voting rights march across selma, alabama's bridge only to be brutally attacked by state troopers and police. unlike previous anniversaries, there was no march this year. a virtual ceremony was held in its place, president biden honored lewis today by signing
an executive order promoting voting access for all americans. a silent march was held in minneapolis today for george floyd, tomorrow, jury selection begins in the trial of former police officer derek chauvin who is facing murder and manslaughter charges for floyd's death. the video showing the officer pressing his knee in to floyd's neck sparked protests around the world. the police and the city are on alert as security fences surround the courthouse and many buildings across minneapolis are boarded up. today pope pran sis marked the final full day of his historic pilrimage in iraq, he spoke at mosul, while also calling for forgiveness. >> reporter: it was always against the odds. pope francis defying extreme
security risks to come to the a country as dangerous as iraq. but today, marked the climax of the first ever papal visit with the pontiff setting foot in mosul, and while liberated today, still war-torn. hope is more powerful than hatred said the pontiff and then off to a christian town nearly destroyed by isis. the church of the immaculate conception was burned and desecrated by a islamic state that threatened to do -- to come to rome but now it's the pope, the bishop of rome who has come instead. >> it's the goal of the holy father to encourage the people to stay here. >> reporter: finally the capstone of his visit,
celebrating the mass before thousands, many who escaped from isis like this woman. >> have you or your family been persecuted in iraq? >> yes, i'm from mosul and i'm away from my place because of isis in 2014. >> reporter: but she doesn't think she will feel safe moving home to mosul where religious wounds run deep. cbs news, baghdad. well, tonight, one of the most talked about interviews of the year. prince harry and meghan markle sit down with oprah winfrey. and meghan talks about being able to speak for herself. >> it's liberating to have the right and privilege in some ways to be able to say, yes -- great and to say it for yourself and not consult with anybody at this
pin point? >> yes, to make a choice for your own, and speak for yourself. >> we have covered the royals for more than a decade, and we are joined from buckingham palace. how will this interview, do you think, affect harry and meghan's relationship with the royal family, because they have already cut ties? >> it all depends on what they say on how much detail they go in to, in to the grievances they felt about their split from the royal family. how much detail they go in to the strained relations between various members of the royal family and exactly had what they say. i mean, we know the split was not a friendly split. but i think if they go in to detail, it really will make wounds very hard to heal doing forwards. >> and you published an article in the sunday times called how meghan became the un-merry wife of windsor.
you spoke to insiders and what did hthey it wtell you? >> the queen is not staying awake to watch it and will not watch it at all, she will get a briefing to the hear what's happened over breakfast. >>palace is investigating the bullying accusations against meghan, why is that coming out now? >> because there was a piece written in the type times earli this week, people are coming forward to tell their stories. i think they have done it, it has nothing to do with buckingham palace. tees are people who no longer work for the household. they have done it because i think they are fearful for what may come out in the interview of the kind of things that harry and meghan may say and they felt, these sources felt, the peep who worked for the couple felt they wanted to bring
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>> their lives were ended. they did not set out that day knowing their lives would be over. supporting bipartisan is legislation to prevent the accidents. it will require big riggs on have guards like this on the sides to stop a car from doing under and it calls for upgraded guards on the front and back. critics say the guards add weight to a tractor trailer, increasing the trucks and causing more on the road. >> we have lost a life a day to these accidents in the country. >> reporter: it's the third time that they have tried to get the legislation passed. what do you say that they say it's too expensive. >> how much is a life worth? a life is worth more than any of that. >> reporter: the european union has required the side guards for 20 years and they are not mandatory in the u.s. >> i know truck crashes can be survival. >> reporter: she believes it
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♪ ♪ this is the "cbs overnight news." good evening, we begin tonight with new york's governor andrew cuomo facing more allegations of inappropriate behavior by former aides. two top new york state democrats are calling for his resignation as two additional women accuse the governor of inappropriate touching and language. that brings the number of women who have come forward to five. and two male aids reportedly accuse mr. cuomo of routinely berating them, creating a toxic workplace. mane while, cuomo said there's no way he is resigning.
we have the details. >> reporter: on a conference call today, new york good afternoon er andrew cuomo said he is not going anywhere. >> i was elected by the people of the state. i'm not going to resign because of allegations. >> reporter: those allegations are coming from five women. four of whom are former staffers who accuse governor cuomo of inappropriate behavior, according to the washington post, container h had inton claims mr. cuomo summoned her to his dimly lit hotel room in 2000 when he was a cabinet secretary is. a former top aid told a new york station that she can feel he was sexually aroused. >> it was not just a hug had. it was an intimate embrace. >> reporter: governor cuomo denied the accusations, calling her a language-time political adversary. >> every woman has a right to come forward, but the truthly also matters. what she said is not true. >> reporter: another former staff er told the "wall street journal," cuomo asked if she had a boyfriend, touched her lower back and kissed her hand.
mr. cuomo said, it was nothing more than friendly banter about her dating life and he never meant to make anyone feel uncoor cuomo's former executive assistant spoke with norah o'donnell, and talked about the governor's making alleged inappropriate comments. >> the governor is trying to sleep with me, and i'm deeply uncomfortable. and i have to get out of this room as soon as possible. >> reporter: mr. cuomo addressed her claims today. >> i was never aware at the time that ms. bennett felt uncomfortable at any time when we were working together. >> reporter: but bennett's lawyer has dismissed his claim saying she complained to her supervisor as well as a essential council to the governor at the time of the incident. the a accusations are being investigated and chuck schumer. >> i believe she will make sure
there's no outside interference political or otherwise. >> reporter: the push for the governor's resignation continues to grow. the albany times union is calling for the governor to step down. saying, mr. cuomo has squan squandersquand squander -- squaundered the public trust when it's needed more than ever. all right, nancy, thank you. new reported covid infections fell saturday, and recorded deaths were the lowest in a month. as we report, there are signs of hope, buthealth experts say now is not the time for people to l. l.a. giving thousands of vaccinations today and expecting more than 300,000 doses to be delivered this week. the majority for first shots. covid has now killed more than 22,000 people in l.a. county.
but a bright spot, hospitalizations have dropped by 72% in a month. still, nationwide, there are fears of another surge. the variants are spreading, and new infections are not dropping fast enough. >> plateauing at a level of 60-70,000 new cases per day is not an acceptable level. >> reporter: new concerns tonight after a street party in boulder, colorado raged on out of control. police say up on to 800 people gathered with some clashing with authorities trying to break up the crowd. >> people are like trashing houses and flipping cars. >> in idaho mask burning at the state capitol. it's one of 16 states that by wednesday will be without a mask mandate. the push is on to get more shots in to arms. just 9% of americans have been fully vaccinated with hard hit minority communities getting less access. >> all done. >> california is working to meet
its goal of vaccinating two million of the lowest income residents before loosening restrictions. vaccinations, mask wearing and social distancing are moving california in the right direction. but health officials here are urging people to avoid traveling for spring break. >> president biden's covid relief bill, his top priority since entering office is a step closer to passing office. if the house passes the bill, it could go to president biden's desk early this week, it's been a tough political battle. >> it was not easy and it was not always pretty but it was desperately needed. >> the $1.9 trillion bill is aimed to bring relief to struggling americans and it's a big relief for president biden. the first marriage legislation of his presidency, it faced opposition from republicans who
said it was too expensive. >> this was a liberal wish list of liberal spending just basically filled with pork. it didn't need to be this way. >> reporter: and disappointed some democrats who said it didn't go far enough. >> we are going to continue our campaign to get the minimum wage up to $15 nationally. >> reporter: then there was west virginia democrat joe manchin. >> all i did was trying to target where the help was needed. >> reporter: because of party's razor thin majority, he was able to holdup the bill and provide the recipients of unemployment a tax break. the legislation passed eventually without a single republican vote. >> the end result is essentially about the same. and so, i don't think any of the compromises have been in any way altering the essence of what i put in the bill. >> reporter: that bill will head back to the house where progressive democrats could oppose some of the changes made by their senate colleagues. but they do think they have the
votes to get it passed. which means it could be on the president's desk as soon as tuesdays. >> washington tonight, thank you. it's a land mark day in the history of the civil rights movement. 56 years ago today, the late john lewis led a voting rights march across selma, alabama's edmond pettis bridge to be attacked brutally by state troopers and police. unlike previous anniversaries, there was no march, a virtual ceremony was held in its place, president biden honored lewis the today by signing a executive order promoting voting access for all americans. a silent march was held in minneapolis today for george floyd, tomorrow, jury selection begins in the trial of former police officer derek chauvin who is facing murder and manslaughterer charges in floyd's death. the video shows him pressing his knee in to floyd's neck and sparked protests around the
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♪ ♪ this is the "cbs overnight news." thanks for staying with us, as congress continues its investigation in to the january 6th assault on the capitol, one focus is the role played by former military personnel. david martin has the story for cbs sunday morning. >> reporter: whoever coined the phrase once a marine, always a marine, did not have this in mind. a marine corp veteran using the marine corp flag to attack a
capitol police officer. thomas webster is one of more than 30 who have served in the military, now charged with crimes at the capitol. were you surprised by the number ofete >> very disappointed.e this is an issue that i think can erode the great respect that our american citizens have for our military. >> reporter: defense second lloyd austin said the pentagon is still coming to grips with extremism in the ranks. >> i don't expect to see significant numbers inside of our ranks. although i think the numbers will be probably a bit larger than we would believe. but i will tell you that a small number of people can have an af rorte s nt th capitol fme whatawentledck. litatisetomo through crowds.>>oo at happened
t people withome skill-set to lead those others. >> reporter: former fbi agent tom o'connor spent two decades investigating extremists. >> extremist elements have long tried to recruit former military and law enforcement in to their ranks for their skill-set. >> reporter: and for the mindset of a culture trained to resort to violence when all else fails. >> all you veterans on out there you have to stand up. >> reporter: army veteran stewart rose founded a group called oath keep ers in 2009. >> lead your local community in watching over their own backyards and neighborhoods around town. >> reporter: that stack moving through the mob and up in to the capitol is made up of oath keepers. at least three of them are military veterans. >> the benefit of the mob she it provides cover.
>> reporter: the deputy director of george washington university on extremism called the military veterans at the capitol, the tip of the spear. >> they had a level of6tright, >> repr: they executed what multi-pronged attack. forcing capitol police to defend different fronts saimultansimul. >> the approach by the rioters is from several different angles. so, they are separating the law enforcement that was there to thin them out. >> reporter: and they had the means to do it. prosecutors allege jessica watkins an oath keeper who once served in the army used a walkie-talkie app on her are cell phone to communicate. we have about 30, 40 of us, she said. everything we effing trained for came the response.
>> even a basic infantry soldier has a skill of tactics and they used that and others followed. once you breech that doorway or windows, then it's like water flowing in to the building. it's a very difficult thing to stop. >> reporter: so far, nine oath keepers have been indicted in their role in breeching the capitol. does that gut the oath keepers? >> no, not by any means. it's an organization much larger than nine, right? >> reporter: law enforcement don't know how many extremists are out there, in part becaus it does not always recognize their secret codes. >> the average person that doesn't know that code, it will be right in front of your face and you will not know it. >> reporter: give me examples of this code. >> if i say when the rahoa takes place, does it mean anything to you? >> no.
>> it's the racial holy war. >> reporter: this list of tattoo are published to help them spot them. military members are highly prized by these groups as the they bring legitimacy to their causes and enhance their ability to have attacks. how do you prevent people taking their military training and using it for extremist purposes. >> they need to have counciling that will make them aware that there's organizations that will try to recruit them because of the skills they have. >> reporter: defense secretary austin has ordered a one day stand down for the entire force to focus on the threat of extremism, but he knows there's no 1-day solution. >> this is not something that we can fix and put on a shelf. this is something that i think we have to stay with, for a long, long time. >> again, that was david martin reporting, you are wat
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>> reporter: welcome to memphis rocks. an on oasis in the south memphis neighborhood. helping the community reach summits never imagined. >> it's not a black rock climbing gym, it's a gym where everyone is invited. >> reporter: he has been a part since the beginning, working with the founder who has ties to memphis. a hollywood producer. >> we went around and we were trying to find the right sport to give the opportunities to the community and finding out more about rock climbing and facing your fears and pushing yourself. it was all about grit and that's what we have. we have grit, it's a grind city. it felt right. >> reporter: they use a pay what you can model, so when they came in a few years ago, he earned the climbing hours by volunteering. >> i'm going to be real though, the gym changed my life.
>> reporter: four years ago still in high school, he was shot multiple times. one of the bullets traveled up his neck and through his mouth knocking his bottom teeth out. the fourth oldest in a family of ten kids, two of his brothers are in jail right now. >> the staff here, they have been like family for real to me, because, if it not for them, i would be in the streets right now to this day and that's what i would be doing there. i would be locked up or dead. >> reporter: instead, he was part of a group of climbers from memphis rocks who's trip to ice climb in montana became the documentary, black ice. it's part of real rocks. annual climbing documentary flip festival, now in its 15th year. >> i have been climbing for 40 years, it's what i do, it's my passion. never have i seen anything as cool as memphis rocks. >> reporter: a legendary
mountaineer first visited memphis rocks in 2018, in february of 2020, memphis robs came to anchor. he would lead the black ice expedition. >> for me to be in a climbing film and not climb, that we can learn from was one of the most meaningful things i have done in my climbing career. >> i hate it, it's cold, but i'm happy. >> reporter: for faf days they camped. >> this is where we climbing? >> this is it. >> reporter: and climbed the frozen water falls of montana's highlight canyon. >> the idea with ice climbing, it's so unlike what one experiences in south memphis. it's a challenge and there's a commonality that the cold and that environment brings t together. >> let's get it. >> ice climbing is a whole other thing. the first day was hard on everybody. there was a few people that made it to the top, i was not one of them. >> reporter: among those documenting the journey.
memphis rocks climber and video journalist, jonathan malik martin. >> i was just trying to do the same thing i've been doing is tell the stories of my friends around in me. >> reporter: it's the stories that make black ice about more than just the climb. >> i do refer to you as black or african-american or not at all or is there -- >> i like black. >> you can say black. >> reporter: yeah, they are my black friends. >> it was important for conrad to ask that question, it's him stating he is the not know. >> reporter: right. >> and he wants to learn how to engage with us in, you know, in a healthy manner. >> reporter: black ice raises questions about race, and opportunity. >> was there intent behind that in filming this? >> no, so, like even with the film being called black ice, it's just me and my comrade chris dean cracking jokes back and forth. >> i really hope ain't no black ice on this this road. >> why is everything bad got the name black?
like they have black ice. >> how do you know it's black? it looks clear to me. >> like this moment where they are setting up camp. >> we are out at the wood shed and he is rolling in the snow and playing. >> it's coming from memphis, where you have to have an outer shell of hardness to protect yourself to the a kid who is making snow angels and rolling around and flopping around and you don't have a worry in the world because there's nothing here that will harm you. >> this community does not let you wear any fear. you have to have your angry black face. it's don't try me. not today, every day. that's why you saw him explode with happiness and energy and playfulness because he a chance to leave memphis, he got to be a 12-year-old, a 15-year-old, he got to be playful and that was beautiful to see. ♪ ♪ happy birthday ♪ >> and for the young man who turned 20 on the mountain, it was not just the moment but the
entire trip that stayed with him. >> i felt so happy today. my soul was free for once. for all the drama, from all the chaos. going on the trip, i f re pn who inice. >> good job. >> i hope that when somebody watches black ice, they get an immense amount of joy, creativity and you know, feeling of perseverance. >> heart on the line. >> life is fighting through and you know, the on obstacles that lie before us, and sometimes horrific things can happen to us. but, shoons we are still breathing, i believe that we have a chance to get it right. >> you are strong, man, you are almost there.
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♪ ♪ >> born neville livingston he formed the group with marley, his friend in kingston, jamaica. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the group called the wailing wailers debuted in 1965. ♪ ♪ and brought worldwide attention to reggae with the 1973 album, catch a fire. ♪ ♪ get up stand up ♪ ♪ stand up for your right. >> that same year they released burning. featuring the wailers most recognizable songs. ♪ ♪ i shot the sheriff ♪ ♪ but i did not shoot the deputy ♪ >> unsatisfied with the touring life and the trappings of commercial success, bunny wailer left the group and embarked on a solo career and stayed in
jamaica while the others became international super stars he won three reggae grammys and became known as an elderstatesf ene. ♪ ♪ >> the current wailers lineup has received a graim nomination for best reggae album, the grammy awards will be handed out next sunday and you can watch the show right here on cbs, the "cbs overnight news" will be right back. and that's the over might news for this monday, for they have some of you the news continues and for others check back with us later and follow us on online any time at cbs
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