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>> reporter: in ukraine's capital, kiev, they've renovated bomb shelters in case of attack. a manual filtration system? this one built during the cold war, now the west and russia are again at loggerheads. russia is demanding security guarantees to diffuse knees tensions. in particular, it wants to prevent ukraine from ever jointing n.a.t.o. a state department official says that demand simply isn't up for discussion. norah. >> o'donnell: tributes are pouring in following the death of bob saget. he was found dead yesterday in a hotel in orlando. he was 65. cbs' jamie yuccas reports. >> reporter: authorities say comedian bob saget had failed to check out of his room at the ritz-carlton orlando sunday. after his family has been unable to contact him, hotel security found the 65-year-old comedian lying in bed face up and not
breathing. >> what's going on there? islse have an unresiin the >> reporter: a preliminary investigation found no signs of foul play or drug use. saget had performed near jacksonville the night before, tweeting in the early hours sunday, "loved tonight's show, appreciative audience." >> girls, i am taking all three of you out for father-daughter day. >> reporter: known as america's dad, saget played danny tanner, a father raising three girls on "full house." >> you're so corny. >> reporter: also the first host of and invisible narrator on the cbs hit "how i met your mother." in addition to his wholesome tv image, saget was known for raunchy and sometimes dark humor as a standup comedian. >> we made these children my wife and i, which -- >> reporter: comedy legend norman lear considered saget a
friend. do you think he was always meant to be a comedian? >> he could have been anything. it's our good fortune that he stumbled into comedy. >> reporter: in a recent interview with cbs' dr. jon lapook, he reflected on grief after the loss of his sister. >> humor is the only way my family survived. >> reporter: humor he had begun to develop at just four years old. >> i would dance in the living room and just start dancing, dancing stupid. i've got to perform, got to make people laugh. >> reporter: the coroner completed his autopsy today. the investigation is still ongoing and can take up to 12 weeks to complete. meanwhile, saget is survived by his wife and three daughters. norah. >> o'donnell: jamie yuccas, thank you. well, tonight, the world's top tennis player is out of vongo n the australian open nexekthe australian government is warning the fight is far from over. here's cbs' roxana saberi. >> reporter: on the streets of
melbourne, fans celebrated the serbian star's victory in court. >> he won, djokovic won! >> reporter: and he wasted no time getting back on court to train, tweeting, "despite all that has happened, i want to compete at the australian open." the government is warning it may still deport novak djokovic, even after a judge today ordered it to restore his visa. djokovic had told a border official he wasn't vaccinated for covid-19 but had received a medical exemption adding, "i applied, they approved, i just really don't know what else do you want me to say." the judge appeared to agree, but the government argued prior infection is not a valid reason to delay vaccination. >> rules are rules, and there are no special cases. >> reporter: the tournament is set to begin on monday. if djokovic is deported before then he could be barred from reentering the country for
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no 11-year-old should have to worry about the nation's blood supply, but dreylan holmes does. how does having sickle cell disease affect you? >> sometimes i can't get out of bed. >> o'donnell: just before thanksgiving, dreylan was severely anemic and needed a transfusion, but was forced to wait two days. what was that wait like? >> very scary, because that was actually the first time that we didn't know when the blood was coming. >> o'donnell: dr. jennifer andrews runs the blood bank at vanderbilt university medical center and treats kids with blood disorders. how is your hospital's blood supply? >> it's dire. >> o'donnell: and it means that a child who has leukemia may not get the transfusion that they need? >> that's correct, and, also, there's nothing else i can give them. there is no other alternative to blood. >> o'donnell: this iwh h ooba l- th is what it often looks like now. >> i would urge your viewers to
remember that they might need blood. nobody wakes up in the morning and plans on being the next trauma patient. so, this literally could affect you or your family members. >> o'donnell: the red cross tries to have a five-day supply of blood. in recent weeks, it's been down what does it mean for dreylan when people give blood? >> it means he gets to feeling better a lot quicker and it means he can fight another day. >> o'donnell: you've really inspired me, so thank you. well, i was so inspired by dreylan that i'm going to give blood later this week, and i hope you will join me. we have resources for donating blood on our web site, cbsnews.com/blood. and if you donate, tag us and use the hashtag "give with me." tonight ahead on "cbs evening
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medical history tonight at the university of maryland. a 57-year-old patient there is the first human to have the heart of a gene-edited pig beating inside his chest. it was a risky nine-hour surgery. doctors implanted the heart from a one-year-old pig that was genetically engineered and bred specifically for this purpose, saving human lives. what an advance. tonight, several los angeles police officers are being called heroes after racing to rescue the pilot of a small plane who made an emergency landing on train tracks. seconds after the pilot was pulled out, a commuter train smashed into the plane. the pilot was rushed to the hospital. luckily, no one was hurt. tonight, women are bringing historic change to your wallet. the u.s. mint is shipping out the first of five new u.s. quarters coming out this year. first up is poet, writer and civil rights icon maya angelou. she's on the tails side. on the heads side is a new image of george washington. next month, sally ride, the
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>> o'donnell: a new york city program has found the perfect recipe for helping kids in the kitchen and in life. cbs' michael george reports. >> reporter: this basketball court in harlem is a makeshift kitchen for a group of young chefs in the making. ten-year-old messiah franklin-johnson is learning how to grow and cook veggies, thanks to the nonprofit harlem grown. messiah are you getting pretty good at cooking? >> i am. >> be sure you stir everything or else it's going to burn. >> i don't want it to burn. >> reporter: they're using fresh, local produce-- not easy to find in many communities. what are the options for families in this neighborhood to eat? >> few and far between, usually fast, cheap, empty calories and unhealthy. >> reporter: harlem grown's
founder tony says food deserts where nutrition options are scarce lead to a lifetime of health problems. >> it is hot, y'all. >> you see this in every poor community in this country, it's not black, white and brown, but it is poor. >> reporter: here, kids get their first taste of their own healthy cooking. it smells really good. >> thank you. >> delicious. >> reporter: do you think it's important for kids to eat healthy? >> yes, because if you eat healthy and you keep on inspiring more people to be healthy and soon enough the whole world's just going to be healthy. >> reporter: going home with a full stomach and a little food for thought. michael george, cbs news, new york. that is the overnight news, check back later for cbs mornings and follow us online at any time at cbs news.com. reporting from the nation's capitol, i'm norah o'donnell.
this is cbs news flash, i'm tom hanson in new york. more than 340,000 chicago students will return to school wednesday after the teacher's union in the nation's third largest school district reached a deal with the public school system over coronavirus safeguards, including expanded testing and contact tracing, the news comes after takes of cancelled classes. we are learning more in the death of betty white, the 99-year-older actress died from a stroke that happened six days before she passed away, she was three weeks shy of her 100th birthday. the georgia bulldogs took down alabama in the college football national championship t the final score, 33-18.
for more news now on the cbs news app or connected tv, i'm tom hanson, cbs news, new york. this is the "cbs overnight news." >> o'donnell: good evening, and thank you for joining us on this monday night. we want to begin with the latest on that deadly apartment fire in the bronx that killed 17, including eight children. investigator are looking into whether a self-closing door malfunctioned, allowing smoke to spread, turning the stairwells into a death trap. the cause of the fire is blamed on an electric space heater. more on that in just a minute. meanwhile, more than a dozen others remain hospitalized including several in critical condition. and new york city's mayor today warned the death toll could rise.
cbs' nancy chen is at the scene. good evening, nancy. >> reporter: norah, good evening to you. we have just learned federal regulators have opened an investigation into whether the space heater that sparked the fire was defective. firefighters described fouling thick smoke to save people even as their oxygen tanks began to empty. large flames and heavy smoke shot out of the second and third floor windows of this bronx high rise just as karen dejesus said she was about to feed her son. >> i was hearing people yell, "help me, help me," and i realized it was really a fire. >> reporter: dejesus ran to her apartment window and firefighters got her out. you climbed out of a window? >> yes, it was very scary. >> reporter: a space heater malfunctioned in a third floor apartment. investigators are looking into whether the safety doors designed to close in the event of a fire also malfunctioned or if they were propped open allowing smoke to spread quickly throughout the 19 story new york building. mayor adams toured the building. what did you see inside? >> looking at the apartment where the space heater was located, the grandmother had burns to her feet.
that's how they woke up, feeling the heat from the fire. just really intense. >> reporter: space heaters are linked to more than 25,000 house fires every year, resulting in more than 300 deaths in the united states. today, the f.d.n.y. issued these reminders: keep space heaters at least three feet away from bedding or curtains, don't use in a bathroom and never use an extension cord. you emphasized the importance of fire safety, closing the door. why is that important? >> it's crucial. the numbers of lives we lost were due to not actually fire, but smoke, and something simple as closing a door can allow firefighters to respond and save lives. >> reporter: 17 people lost
their lives in this tragedy. it comes less than a week after an apartment fire in philadelphia claimed the lives of 12 people. mayor adams called this a global tragedy because many of the victims are immigrants from gambia and west africa. an online fundraiser to help those impacted raised more than half a million dollars in just one day, norah. >> o'donnell: nancy chen in the bronx, thanks. a blast of cold arctic air has temperatures plummeting across the northeast. more than 10 million americans will experience dangerous wind chills. parts of the northeast will experience the coldest wind chill temperatures in three years. in boston it will feel like minus one and saranac lake feels like minus 12, but wind chill could be negative 36 degrees. that is cold. turning now to covid and the unprecedented surge in the omicron variant. pediatric hospitalizations are on the rise. the c.d.c. says an average of 830 children a day were admitted to the hospital in the last seven days and new tonight both moderna and pfizer they did
they're working on an omicron-specific vaccine that should be available soon. states are setting their own records, including texas. in the houston area positivity rates have gone from 4.3% one month ago to 38% today. cbs' janet shamlian reports from outside the texas children's hospital in houston. >> reporter: tonight, it's a red flag warning in the houston area. >> this time it's truly a tsunami when it comes to those cases. it's like nothing we've seen before in the pandemic. >> reporter: the elevated threat level comes as the nation's pediatric cases are surging. data from the american society of pediatrics shows covid cases have nearly tripled since the end of december and are far exceeding the peak of past cases, a 78% increase. >> we're used to the unexpected, but the volume is really disappointing.
it's-- it's exceeded our previous peaks. >> reporter: and it's spiking across the country. hospitalizations in general are up almost 40% week over week, pushing healthcare to the brink. about a quarter of hospitals reporting a critical staffing shortage. beyond healthcare, omicron is crushing the nation's workforce. one economist says an estimated five million may have called out sick last week. >> what's happening now with omicron is so contagious, where i don't really even want to be open for the employees because we may make each other sick. >> reporter: and the i.r.s. today warned taxpayers they may have to wait longer for refunds due to pandemic-related delays. the nation's schools are also buckling under the strain, more than 5,000 across the country have ge s ellasses for a fourth day amid a standoff with the teachers union over covid patrols. the community calling for a resolution. >> let's put our children first and make them a priority. this impasse needs to end
immediately. >> reporter: texas children's hospital has a record number of infected kids, more than 75, including two-year-old jameston rogers who also has leukemia. it had to be nerve wracking for you. >> beyond nerve wracking because he can't tell me what's going on. >> reporter: the chief of critical care says most of the kids here who are vaccine eligible have not had a shot. >> i can tell you with certainty that vaccinated children do not get critically ill from covid and end up in the i.c.u. >> reporter: in light of the serious omicron surge, texas children's hospital has just announced that it will require a booster for all employees starting march 1. and there's an urgent warning from the american academy of pediatrics which says more data is needed to assess just how severe these variant cases are in children. norah. >> o'donnell: janet shamlian with all that new information, thank you. >. well, a high-stakes meeting well, tonight, the world's top tennis player is out of detention in australia and vowing to play in the australian open next week, but the australian government is warning the fight is far from over. here's cbs' roxana saberi. >> reporter: on the streets of melbourne, fans celebrated the serbian star's victory in court. >> he won, djokovic won! >> reporter: and he wasted no
time getting back on court to train, tweeting, "despite all that has happened, i want to compete at the australian open." the government is warning it may still deport novak djokovic, even after a judge today ordered it to restore his visa. djokovic had told a border official he wasn't vaccinated for covid-19 but had received a medical exemption adding, "i applied, they approved, i just really don't know what else do you want me to say." the judge appeared to agree, but the government argued prior infection is not a valid reason to delay vaccination. >> rules are rules, and there are no special cases. >> reporter: the tournament is set to begin on monday. if djokovic is deported before then he could be barred from reentering the country for another three years. norah. >> o'donnell: roxana saberi, thank you. . there's a lot more news ahead on the cbs overnight news.
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♪>>he o news." i'm ben tracy in washington, thanks for staying with us. for several years now, we have been reporting on the story of toxic water at a marine corp base. the u.s. government has acknowledged what happened. for nearly 35 years until 1987, those who lived on the base were potentially exposed to dangerous chemicals every time they drank the water, swam in it or bathed in it. but our cbs news investigation found that many families are still looking for justice and as we report, they may soon get it.
>> reporter: a bipartisan group of lawmakers passed legislation for families that may give justice to them for toxic exposure that went back for generations. tucked away in a remote corner of a cemetery is row after row of infant graves. born october 6th died october 7th he was the first to call out the marine corp over toxic drinking water in a camp that waust dow t the cemetery. what killed the children? >> it falls in the period of time when the water was confamiliar nated. >> reporter: from 1953-1987, those serving at the marine base were potentially exposed to contaminated water. for years, toxic agents seeped
in to the soil. places have been designated a hazardous site, in some areas, the toxicity was 400% what was allowable. in 1982, his 6-year-old daughter was diagnosed with leukemia. was tock xic water to blame? >> i blame it. >> reporter: the little girl passed at nine years old. >> she died on tuesday, it was in the afternoon. >> reporter: you are a marine, was this the hardest of thing you had to live through? >> nothing compares to watching one of your kids suffer and go through hell and i blame the marine corp and the department
of the navy. >> reporter: while the marine corp denied a on camera interview, the experts showed us the ongoing clean up where the water they say is tested every day. 40 years ago, at this base housing, the water was not safe. he lived there, so did the family of latrell watts. >> when my dad found out, he called us and said that water on the camp was poisoned, that's where we lived at. >> reporter: military records show her father, booker, was stationed there in the mid 1970s when his wife was pregnant with latrell. you and your sister have been sick over the years, what about the siblings that did not live on the base? >> they are not sick. >> reporter: with no family history of breast cancer, she questions why it killed her mother at 42. >> this is where that's buried
at. >> reporter: she struggles with health issues. >> the clock ran out on the claims because the u.s. government concealed it and now the government is saying sorry. >> reporter: this senator introduced the bipartisan camp lejeun bipartisan act. how many people are we talking about? >> there are thousands. literally 10s of thousands of of v -- of veterans who have legitimate serious claims of injuries they have suffered, cancer, parkinson's disease. >> reporter: the navy said 4,000 families moved in to temporary housing after contaminated water was discovered. >> we have been bathing out of bottled water. >> reporter: a research group reports 385 military sites have contaminated drinking wo ing wa
ground water. they are working with the group to determine the most accurate data. >> the pentagon should do a national audit of all of the bases to determine where there may have been contamination. where it continues and what can be done to stop it. >> i mean, if this was a corporation that did this, their asses would have been in court decades ago. ep nowki with th filatinhe pending legislation and working through their pain by writing poetry. >> in their gre,t enlist, but wh pse -- poison. >> they are running tests to make sure that the water is safe
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to your tastes all made by other people. ♪ ♪ >> there's a lot of lip syncing. ♪ ♪ >> and dancing. funny animals. >> okay. >> and comedy skits. like the ones that he has been making almost every day for four years. >> oh, look, the food is here. >> i do a lot of visual comedy. >> hey, you all right? >> yes, i'm fine. >> stuff that everyone can laugh as. >> your stuff is clean. family friendly. >> that is by design. >> i >>. >> wow. >> but the big money is in sponsorships where companies pay popular tiktokers to plug their products.
>> amazing. there's even peperoni in the crust. that's what tiktokers dream of like this high school student. >> you have an average height for a 12-year-old, keep in mind, i'm 16. >> corporate consultant sarah -- >> i must not want to be doing work right now, huh. >> and sam, who happens to hold a guiness world record, she has the largest mouth of any woman alive. >> i think everyone should be celebrating what makes them different and unique. >> one of my most viral videos was fitting an entire subway sandwich in my mouth. >> turkey and cheese, classic. i think it got 32 million views and i was like, so people like when i -- yes, you are interrupting something. >> if there's one video they any is funny they will quote it and comment it. >> you guys look at your comments? >> yes, we learn what works and doesn't. >> what works?
>> very large mouths. there's a lot of physical comedy and you don't have a lot of time to set the context of something. which is something that you have to do in stand ups. >> i will go through and edit the pauses so no one is bored for two seconds to flip it. >> the common goal -- >> the club owners are saying, can you put bodies in my seats? i know for a fact there's comics that are getting jobs because their tiktok followings. >> andy is the owner of the manhattan comedy school where our three young comics takes classes. he has words of warning for aspiring comics on tiktok. >> i would caution if somebody is very successful on tiktok that doesn't translate necessarily to being successful in standup, they are two different worlds. if you are an active new york city comic, you are getting on stage, 1400 times, i'm not exaggerating a year. they are running from club to club to club. >> not everyone comedian hopes to go from the small screen to the big stage.
sometimes they go the other way. >> please welcome, carmen lynch. >> she has been on the talk shows. >> i hate people who sleep all night, they show off. i can sleep through anything. you will die in a fire. >> during the pandemic the clubs were closed. >> and i was i'm going to watch. ke weird videos and there was no one around to stop me from posting them. >> how is your quarantine going? it's great. and they get off the phone and say, it sucks. >> you were thinking it could be a new income source? >> i don't know if it was a income source more than it was a way to get new fans and hopefully that would translate to seats when everything opened up again. >> does anyone refuse medical attention for love? because my doctor is so nice, he is always like, how are you
feeling? i'm like, i love you too. >> a lot of videos you are doing lying down. >> that just makes me look younger. >> i see. you are often surrounded by pillows. >> you are so pretty. you are gorgeous. and i am not just saying that -- >> because, i know, i know. >> you do see the comments and likes. that the same feedback as applause and laughter in a club. >> there's nothing like a live show. when it's packed, it's great, there's nothing like it. >> are you guys on tiktok, it's ridiculous. one person. >> give me action. >> but comedy star adam is content to remain on tiktok for now. >> is it good? let me see it. >> are you thinking of tiktok as a stepping stone to the traditional netflix special saturday night live. >> i thought it was a stepping stone, and i was able to reach
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family fans and fellow comedians are mourning the passing of bob saget, he was found unresponsive in his orlando hotel room while on tour. saget was 65, jamie looks back on his life and career. >> hi, it's time now for this week in history. >> bob saget's rapid rise to stardome started in news. >> fw woolworth was born, he had two sisters, 5 and 10. >> reporter: not as a news man, as an inhouse-comedian in 1987. i was there five months and the next thing i knew i was fired and i got the job on full house. >> as beloved widow with girls,
he soon was a household name. >> girls i'm taking you out for father/daughter day. >> reporter: two years later he was the first host of "america's funniest home videos." and two prime time shows. when you look back, it's like you had multiple careers. >> i'm having them right now. >> reporter: new generations heard only his voice as the narrorater on "how i met your mother," and a recurring danny tanner on "fuller house." >> bob saget transended generations so older comics and younger comics and everyone in the middle loved bob saget, off stage, saget worked tirelessly to raise attention and millions dollars to fight scleroderma after losing his sister to the rare tissue disease. >> humor is the only way my family sur vivesurvived.
it's so healthy to laugh and i'm out there doing it and i know it's healing for people. >> that's the overnight news for this tuesday, reporting from the nation's capitol, i'm ben tracy. this is cbs news flash i'm tom hanson. more than 340,000 students will return in chicago to school, after they reached a deal with the public school system over coronavirus safeguards including expanded testing and contact tracing. that comes after several days of cancelled classes. and we are learn morgue about the death of betty white, she died of a stroke that happened six days before she passed away. it was three weeks shy of her 100th birthday. and the georgia bulldogs took down alabama in the college football national championship, the final score, 33-18.
for more news dial up the cbs ne app. it's tuesday, january 11th, 2022. this is the "cbs morning news." touring the damage. we get a first look inside the smoke-charred building where one of the deadliest residential fires ever in new york city raged. breaking overnight, deal reached. the covid standoff is over in the nation's third largest school district. what it means for students and teachers. and one more play for the georgia defense. georgia on their mountaintop. >> top dog. georgia beats alabama to win the college football championship. why it's sweet revenge for the bulldogs.