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were down halloween weekend. for more news, download the cbs news app on your cell phone or connected tv. i'm elise preston, cbs ws, new york. it's monday, november 1st, 2021. this is the "cbs morning news." climate conference. president biden heads to scotland today to address a global problem. he's already slamming two countries for being no-shows. covid in the white house. press secretary jen psaki tests positive for the virus. how she got it, and her last contact with the president. this is a one in a trillion -- one in a trillion -- >> alec baldwin speaks out. the actor talks to the paparazzi for the first time about the deadly on-set movie shooting. good morning, and very good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green.
president biden will take part in a u.n. climate conference that starts today in glasgow, scotland, but he's already calling out two powerful nations for their lack of action to combat the global crisis. laura podedesta is in new york with more on this. laura, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. the presidents of china and russia are not attending the climate conference. china for its part is responsible for more carbon emissions than any other nation on the planet. so critics are wondering how can change happen when those responsible aren't taking responsibility. world leaders are converging on scotland for this year's u.n. climate change conference. the c.o.p. 26 is considered a followup. the goal is to get nations to make firm commitments about reducing greenhouse gas emissions. but two crucial figures without
-- won't be there. russian president vladimir putin and chinese president xi jinping. both skipped the g20, as well. >> not only russia but china basically didn't show up in terms of dealing with climate change. >> reporter: president biden said what matters most is that the u.s. is again participating in climate talks. >> the united states of america is the most critical part of this entire agenda. >> reporter: however, the no-shows have dampened expectations for the conference. >> the countries most responsible for historic and present-day emissions are not yet doing their fair share of the work. if glasgow fails, then the whole thing fails. >> reporter: former u.n. climate chief christiana figueres said she doesn't expect any major agreements this week, but she said it won't be a failure if it achieves progress toward dealing with climate change. former president trump withdrew the u.s. from the paris accords in 2017. president biden reversed that
decision on his first day in office in january. anne-marie? >> laura podesta in new york. thank you very much. white house press secretary jen psaki says that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. she said that she is fully vaccinated and only experiencing mild symptoms. psaki said that she was with president biden last tuesday before he departed for his trip to europe, but the pair were both outside wearing masks. meantime, an advisory panel to the cdc will meet tomorrow to discuss pfizer's low-dose covid shots for children ages 5 to 11. if the cdc approves the vaccine, kids could start getting vaccinated as soon as next week. alec baldwin made his first on-camera comments this weekend about the deadly shooting on the set of "rust." lilia luciano reports from hollywood. there are incidental accidents on film sets from time to time, but nothing like this. this is say one in a trillion
episode -- >> reporter: alec baldwin spoke to paparazzi in vermont with his wife seen here also filming the exchange. his first on-camera comments since the fatal shooting that killed cinematographer halyna hutchins on the set of "rust." >> when it does go wrong and there's a horrible thing, new measures have to be taken. rubber guns, plastic guns. >> reporter: the actor fired a cold .45 with a live round that killed hutchins and wounded director joel souza. baldwin was told the gun was cold, meaning safe. >> we have two people accidentally shot on a movie set by a prop gun -- >> reporter: baldwin, who's also a producer on the film, addressed calls for stronger on-set safety measures. >> i do know that an ongoing effort to limit the use of firearms on film sets is something i'm extremely interested in. >> reporter: baldwin said authorities ordered him to say nothing about the investigation and that he has been cooperating every day. >> would you ever work on
another film set that involves firearms of that nature? >> i couldn't answer that question. i really don't -- i have no sense of it at all. >> reporter: the district attorney says criminal charges haven't been ruled out, and the question remains about how did that livive round end up in baldwin's gun. lilia luciano, cbs news, hollywood. well, this morning american airlines has already canceled more than 200 flights so far after canceling more than 1,800 flights over the weekend. the airline is blaming the disruptions on staffing shortages and severe weather at its busiest airport in dallas-fort worth. it's similar to the meltdown at southwest just three weeks ago when the company also canceled thousands of flights. >> but the problem is the airlines these days -- especially american and southwest -- are extending themselves where, you know, they don't have a lot of people on reserve, it's toward the end of the month when a lot of the flight attendants and pilots have maxed out their hours.
>> american says about 18 flight attendants are returning from leave soon which will help the situation. the company also says it's hiring pilots to gear up for the holiday season. human abedin, former aide to hillary clinton, sat down with norah o'donnell for her first television interview. she spoke to o'donnell about her new book, and it goes in depth about the drama surrounding her failed marriage to disgraced former new york congressman anthony weiner and a disturbing discovery she made before they got married. >> i found a text from a woman, a very flirtatious text from a stranger. i was shocked, and i showed it to him and said what is this, can you explain this to me? and he did. you know, he was a public personality, and that people communicated with him all the time. >> reporter: you write in hindsight it was a warning sign. >> in hindsight it was a warning sign -- >> you can hear more of o'donnell's interview with human
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"the washington post" reports the u.s. supreme court is embarking on the most dramatic reckoning for abortion rights in decades. the high court will hear two cases today concerning the abortions. abortion providers and the biden administration are suing to chnge thlaw. on december 1st, the justices will hear arguments on mississippi's ban on abortions after 15 weeks. that case directly challenges the court's landmark 1973 roe v. wade decision which made abortion legal nationwide. "people" magazine says actor kal penn revealed he's engaged to his partner josh. in "you can't be serious," the 44-year-old star of the harold and kumar movies opened up about his 11-year relationship. he told "people" he discovered his own sexuality relatively late in life. he was once named one of "people's" most eligible bachelors. penn's memoir hits book stores tomorrow.
and the "houston chronicle" says that the astros stayed alive with a 9-5 victory over the atlanta braves in game five of the world series. >> gonzalez was added for this world series round to the active roster. and he floats one into left center -- that was get down. score one and score two. >> marwin gonzalez broke a fifth inning tie with a two-run pitch hit single. the utility man was a late addition to the world series roster last week. houston overcame a four-run deficit when the braves' adam duval hit a first inning grand slam. the braves lead the series 3-2. game six is tomorrow night in houston. well, still ahead, roblox outage. the popular online game went down over the weekend. what caused the platform to go dark. ♪
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i've been having dreams about a girl -- i don't know what it means. >> dreams make good stories. everything important happens when we're awake. >> "dune" held on to the top spot at the domestic box office for a second weekend in a row. the big screen adaptation of frank herbert's classic sci-fi novel brought in $15.5 million in ticket sales this weekend. that brings the movie's domestic total close to $70 million. on cbs "money watch" now, a tentative agreement was reached with striking john deere workers, and why the popular online game roblox crashed over the weekend. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with those stories and more. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning. this week investors will keep a
close eye on a key federal reserve meeting starting tomorrow. traders will also be on the lookout for the labor department's monthly jobs report. that's due at the end of the week. meantime, all three major averages closed at record highs on friday. the dow gained 89 points. the nasdaq added 50, and the s&p 500 was up 8. john deere union workers reached a tentative contract over the weekend that could end a strike. if the farm equipment workers ratify the deal, they'll get 10% wage increases. the up-front pay would be followed by 5% raises in the third and fifth years. workers at 12 deere locations in iowa, illinois, and kansas who are demanding better pay and benefits will stay on strike as they review terms of the deal. a vote on the agreement is expected soon. this year's oxford word of the year is something we're all familir with -- it's the word vax. officials at oxford languages say people have been using it since the 1980s.
but because of the pandemic the word vax surged dramatically. one senior editor described it as a, quote, short, punchy attention-grabbing word. and the popular gaming site roblox is back on line after an outage this weekend. the online platform tweeted it was back on line yesterday evening after it crashed on friday. roblox, which became increasingly popular with kids during the pandemic, allows users to create their own games and play with others. the gaming site has more than 43 million active users a day. it says the outage was due to an internal issue. anne-marie, i think i know who unplugged it. i think it was the parents. >> parents, really. and probably who plugged it back in because after a while you're like, you know, i need some mommy time. >> you can have your roblox back i guess. >> exactly. i was thinking, kids all over the world are like -- picking up books and tapping on them wondering why they're not working. used to using their fingers.
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boston red sox fans are mourning the death of longtime tv announcer jerry remy. remy died saturday after a 13-year battle with lung cancer. before becoming a broadcaster he spent ten years as an infielder in the majors. first for the california angels and then for the red sox. in 2007 he was elected by fans as the first president of red sox nation. jerry remy was 68 years old. atlanta falcons wide receiver calvin ridley is the latest high-profile athlete to open up publicly about their struggles with mental health. ridley was a last-minute scratch from yesterday's game against the carolina panthers. during the game he explained on twitter that he's stepping away from football to focus on his mental well-being. ridley missed another game last month for what the falcons called a personal matter.
he did not say when he might return to action. the suspense over why green bay packers quarterback aaron rodgers was letting his hair grow out is over. rodgers revealed his halloween costume on instagram over the weekend. two photos show rodgers as the hit man character john wick played by keanu reeves in several movies. rodgers had previously said that he was growing out his hair for a costume but did not reveal what it was until saturday. rodgers had said that the costume was a year in the making. and some of music's biggest names were inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in a star-studded ceremony in cleveland. ♪ >> taylor swift performed a tribute to one of this year's inductees, carole king, during saturday's ceremony. the class of 2021 also included such artists as tina turner, the
go-gos, jay-z, todd rundgren, and foo fighters. >> the best thing about being here tonight is being surrounded by our family. and when i say that, i mean if anybody knows how the foo fighters work, the people that we are with and we've worked with, it's been 20, 25, 30 years, and we stick together like a family. ♪ >> the hall of fame ceremony will air on hbo november 20th. and coming up on "cbs mornings," soccer superstar carli lloyd visits the times square studio for her first broadcast interview since retiring from the national team and reveals what's next for her. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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our top stories this morning -- president biden will be in scotland today for a u.n. climate change conference. the summit's goal is to get nations to make firm commitments about reducing greenhouse gas emissions. ahead of the meeting he called out russia and china for being no-shows. and white house press secretary jen psaki says that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. she said that she is fully vaccinated and only experiencing mild symptoms. psaki said that she was with president biden last tuesday before he departed for his trip to europe, but the pair were both outside wearing masks. the pandemic has put an extraordinary strain on health care workers, but in a suburb of
chicago, covid's latest retreat is allowing one doctor to recharge and get back on stage. charlie demar has the story. >> reporter: daryl wilson isn't just any doctor, he's a doc star. in the halls of the hospital outside of chicago, it seems just about everyone knows his name. >> what's up, buddy? >> reporter: he's the ems medical director and like so many others on the front lines, the pandemic has challenged him both physically and emotionally. >> i mean, it's been 18 months of running and the engine's hot. >> reporter: but dr. wilson never really unplugs. he prefers to plug in. [ applause ] ♪ >> reporter: in his free time, the white coat goes away, the hair comes down, and the doctor turns punk rocker. ♪ he's the lead singer for the bollweevils, a band together since the '90s. they played at riot fest, the big three-day music festival in chicago. it was one of the first live
shows since the start of the pandemic. his young daughters right there with him. we spoke with wilson days before the show. you excited to get back on stage? >> oh, god, yeah. yeah. >> reporter: how will this performance maybe look different than other performances? >> the energy's still going to be there. i'll be up on stage jumping around. getting into the crowds -- probably not going to happen. >> reporter: wilson is known for stage dives. that didn't happen at this show. after all, he's still a doctor even in front of screaming fans. to enter the venue required a negative covid test or proof of vaccination. >> this is a public health issue. if you're not going to take public health seriously, then i wouldn't be a part of that at all. >> reporter: whether it's with his fans or his patients -- ♪ he's happy to be the punk rock doc. >> not many people do what i do. that uniqueness, being that unicorn, is pretty cool. >> reporter: charlie demar, cbs news, chicago. coming up on "cbs mornings," norah o'donnell has more of her exclusive interview with human abedin.
hillary clinton's former aide discusses her new book. soccer superstar carli lloyd in a first interview since retiring and reveals what's next. ben tracy takes us to iceland for a closer look at a travel trend known as last-chant -- last-chance tourism. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪