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♪ ♪ ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs >> duncan: tonight, supreme aftershocks. >> my body, my choice! >> duncan: protests roll on after roe falls, as american women begin the week without the constitutional right to an abortion. >> we are using every tool we have to fight for reproductive rights. >> the supreme court did its job. they fixed a wrong decision it made many years ago. >> duncan: while activists gear up for a new battle. >> reporter: i'm in jackson, mississippi, where residents are concerned the health system isn't prepared for what is next. >> duncan: also tonight, russia intensifies attacks in ukraine, missiles striking targets across the country. while g7 leaders meeting in germany take aim at vladimir putin. >> reporter: i'm ed o'keefe at the g-7 summit, leaders of the world's largest developed
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economies mock putin and plan more sanctions against him. >> duncan: summer travel takes off with challenges on the road and in the air. >> reporter: i'm donya bacchus as burbank airport where passengers are facing full flights and soaring prices. >> duncan: pride parades march across the country with new urgency and later it is a book that cast a spell on the world. tonight we look back at 25 years of harry potter mania. >> harry potter! arry >> this is the cbs weekend news from new york, with jericka duncan. >> duncan: good evening and thanks for joining us on this sunday. advocates on both sides of the abortion battle say their fight is not done. anti-abortion rights forces are vowing to use friday's supreme court ruling reversing 50 years of federal protection of abortion to push for near total bans in every state, while abortion rights groups promise
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to harness anger in the streets, turning it into action at the ballot box this november. a new cbs news poll taken right after the court decision finds most people disapprove of the decision to overturn roe. a majority call it "a step backwards for america." cbs' christina ruffini is on capitol hill and leads us off tonight. christina, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, jericka, what you are seeing no. is the legal fallout from this decision as states all over the country scramble to figure out what exactly their laws on abortion are. some are trying to enshrine protections into their state constitutions, while others are trying to ensure the federal government doesn't create ate constitution wile others are workaround for some of the strictest abortion bans in the country. >> abortions in the state of south dakota immediately became illegal unless it was to save the life of a mother. >> reporter: with her state's trigger law locked into place republican governor chrissy noem was asked if it would make exceptions for rape or incest. >> i never believed that having a tragedy or tragic situation
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happen to someone is a reason to have another tragedy occur. >> i'm going to fight like hell. >> reporter: in michigan, democratic governor gretchen whitmer is asking its supreme court to clarify what applies, the current abortion law or a ban that has been dormant, but on the books, since the 1930s. >> what i am trying to fight for is the status quo in michigan and there are reasonable restrictions on that. there is no common ground which is the sad thing. >> reporter: according to a new cbs news poll out today, 56% of americans think the overturn of roe v. wade will make women's lives worse, and more than half say they think the supreme court is likely to put limits on gay marriage or access to birth control. >> a victory for life. >> reporter: at a rally in illinois, former president donald trump told the crowd that his work nominating conservative justices made the ruling possible. >> we got almost 300 federal judges and three great supreme court justices confirmed to do exactly that.
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>> duncan: christina what recourse do lawmakers have who are clearly not happy with this reversal? >> reporter: well, democrats including senator warren are advocating to add justices to the supreme court. the constitution doesn't specify a number and historically it the constitutio ranged anywhere from five to ten, although president biden previously said he would not support court packing. >> duncan: it started off originally with six, christina ruffini, thank you. it was a mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks that triggered the decision to overturn roe v. wade. caitlin huey burns is there in jackson tonight with more on what is next. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, jericka. well, the states attorney general will be the one to decide when mississippi's abortion ban goes into effect. and that could come any day now, her decision, and that comes as residents here and across the country are grappling with what comes next. emotions boiled over in south
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carolina, with protesters from both sides of the abortion debate fighting in the streets of greenville. in rhode island, a republican state senate candidate is accused of punching his democratic rival, at a demonstration at the state house. he's now dropped out of the race, charged with assault. within months, abortion could be illegal in roughly half the country, that includes north dakota where the state's only abortion clinic plans to move across the border to minnesota. today in mississippi, where the last clinic is just days away from closing, the decision was front and center at broadmoor baptist church where mark stewart is a parishioner. >> my family when we talk about it i mean, you know, that's what we've all been praying for. >> reporter: but other residents are afraid of what is to come. >> the people who protest about abortions, are they feeding those kids now or concerned about the ones who haven't got here.
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>> the thing that will keep me up at night is the women who will lose their lives because they don't have access to care. >> reporter: she is the director of the southern poverty law center in jackson. >> we weren't prepared before this, we have probably one ofe o the most destitute healthcare systems here in the country. that is going to impact hundreds and thousands of people right here in the magnolia state. >> reporter: once surgical abortion is banned here and elsewhere, the issue becomes the future of restrictions over the abortion pill, and whether women will be prosecuted for ordering them by mail. >> duncan: caitlin huey burns, thank you. now to texas hearings into the police response to the uvalde school shooting resume tomorrow but this weekend the last funeral was held for 21 victims who were shot and killed. uziyah garcia was laid to rest, the ten year old was remembered for his contagious laugh and his
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love for trampolines. well, turning now to russia and its intensifying attacks on ukraine with renewed bombing onn ukraine wi the capital city of kyiv. russia's ministry of defensev. released this video showing dozens of missiles being fired at targets this weekend. dozens of missiles being fired at t cbs' ramy inocencio reports from the capitol. >> reporter: for the first time in nearly three eeks russian missiles hit the capitol kyiv, one person was killed, and at least six injured, including this seven-year-old girl pulled from the rubble. thankfully alive, her father tragically was not. that missile hit the roof of their apartment complex, but it not the first time it was hit, the last time was two months ago. one possibility is that russian forces are targeting soviet era arms factory, literally this one across the street. >> maybe more like the aggression. >> reporter: kyiv's mayor said it is maybe a symbolic attack ahead of nato summit madrid this week where the war in ukraine is
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set to dominate the agenda. but russian targets were also hit today. shattered military trucks and other equipment on fire. these are believed to be the first targets destroyed by u.s. supplied guided rocket systems that arrived in ukraine just days ago. too late to save the eastern city of severodonetsk, ukrainian troops there have been ordered to retreat. russian forces are now trying to take its sister city of lysychank. and if that city falls, and it is expected to, that would mean the entire region of luhansk will have fallen to russian forces and that will be a territorial loss and a hit to morale for ukraine. but president zelenskyy says every city that has been taken will be won back. jericka. >> duncan: that puts it in perspective, thank you. today president biden told allies at the g-7 summit they must remain united against russia. they're meeting at a resort in
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the german alps where reporters are staying in austria. cbs' ed o'keefe joins with us more. >> reporter: well, jericka, the unrest in ukraine remains a top concern for leaders of the world's largest developed economies even as they also worry about the rise of china and spiking inflation around the globe. back on the world stage today, president biden was asked about the bombing in ukraine. de ut ng in with russia launching fresh attacks how to respond to the conflict continues to dominate g-7 meetings. in march, the leaders announced broad sanctions against russia. now they are banning influx of russian gold. >> we can't let this aggression take the form it has. >> reporter: the g7 booted russia out of the group in 2014 but even as they began meeting today leaders joked about vladimir putin's habit of posing shirtless. >> reporter: the group is also launching a new global
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infrastructure plan for the developing world. as an alternative developing countries who relied on china. >> we're offering better options for countries and people around the world. >> reporter: another focus, inflation, a new cbs news poll shows most americans now anticipate at least a slow down if not a recession in the coming year. and the head of the world bank today warned about a global slowdown. >> we have seen the world growth fall by half since january. >> duncan: and ed joins us now. we know that the president is headed to the spanish capitol of madrid for the nato summit. what is on his agenda there? >> reporter: well, jericka, remember ukraine is one of the world's largest exporters of wheat and other grains, especially to the developing world, north africa, the middle east and asia. leaders of the military alliance we're told are expected to focus on finding ways to get those crops out to avoid a broad global food shortage. crops out to avo they'll figure out how to do it by land or by sea. one other thing is the formal acceptance of finland and sweden into the group.
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cbs news learned that ongoing disagreements between the two countries and turkey mean it will be a little while longer until they join the alliance. jericka. >> duncan: a lot to cover there. ed o'keefe, thank you. a special delivery in houston today, a cargo plane loaded with more than 150,000 pounds of baby formula arrived flying from germany. the shipment is part of the biden administration's effort to address the baby formula shortage. well, sky high gas prices have eased just a bit, today a gallon of regular now averages $4.90 nationwide. pump prices are highest across the west. in california, gas averages $6.32 a gallon. cbs' donya bacchus is in los angeles tonight with the holiday rush under way, hopefully you got a ride to your assignment donya. >> reporter: good evening, jericka. you will definitely need a ride next weekend. traffic is moving now but aaa predicts a record 48 million drivers will hit the roads and 11 million people will fly for the fourth of july.
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travelers are crowding airports and packing planes. 2.4 million passengers went through t.s.a. checkpoints friday, that is the highest number in a single day since the start of the pandemic. >> there were a lot more travelers at 4:30 in the morning than i expected. >> reporter: this is expected to get worse this fourth of july weekend. airlines are short employees in and out the cockpit, pilots flying for united have a tentative deal for a 15% raise. but the cost of a getaway for the rest of is soaring, tickets to fly are 14% higher this year. was it more expensive than usual? >> absolutely, absolutely. i mean, i have never and i have travel ford years and years, have i never seen prices like this. >> reporter: looking to sleep, a hotel will cost 23% more, if there is a rental car available expect to pay $40 a day more than 2019. after yellowstone's historic flooding, the park's partially
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reopened roads have visitors waiting in traffic to witness iconic scenes like this-- a bison roaming in front of tourists as old faithful erupts. no luck to visitors at glacier national park. the scenic going to the sun road usually reopens july 4, but snow will keep it closed. holiday traffic is expected to be the worst this thursday and friday between noon and 9:00 p.m. jericka, if you want to avoid the gridlock, experts say make sure you leave early in the morning. >> duncan: i'm just not going anywhere, how about that. donya bacchus, thank you so much.ut that. >> donya today, pride parades across the country marched on with renewed urgency following the supreme court's landmark abortion ruling. in new york some said they're fighting for civil rights. some fear a setback after justie clarence thomas suggested the court should reconsider its decision to legalize same sex marriage. well, straight ahead on the cbs weekend news, the horn of africa confronts what could be the worst food crisis ever.
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in ukraine. that war has sent food and fuel prices soaring and drained funding to organizations like the world food program. she knows what it is like to stare death in the face, she used to eat once a day. now it has been a long time without food, she says. i last ate two weeks ago. her home was flooded and the water has not receded, so she cannot plant the crops they once lived on. this family of five now survives on w.f.p. rations meant for two. her emaciated mother-in-law doesn't know how old she is, but she does know she has never been this hungry before. i only get food when the united nations comes, she tells us. her husband drowned last year and she has already lost one child to hunger. now she's worried about ten
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month old baby. at a makeshift clinic, mothers bring their babies for assessment by nutritionist mona shaikh. >> this is a quick way of checking. so we see she is already in the red. >> reporter: severely malnourished. >> i'm afraid, any child like that, we are very close to losing them, within days. >> reporter: w.f.p. has already been forced to perform a form of humanitarian triage cutting rations in half. so, that is normally about 2,100 calories, right? >> yes, so most of the locations now we are forced to give only half of that. >> reporter: they have suspended aid to 1.7 of the 6.2 million people they already feed in this country. many of these children should be hospitalized, but all nurses can do in this remote location is provide meager rations and tell them to return in a week.
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> duncan: finally tonight, a magical anniversary, it's been 25 years since j.k. rowling's first harry potter book was published. it was an instant hit, but here is a fun fact: it was rejected by 12 publishers before one took a chance. here's ian lee. >> harry potter! >> reporter: no story has quite bewitched the world more than that of a boy wizard with a lightning scar. for 25 years harry potter has enchanted us mere muggles. >> harry potter has got me gripped, i won't put the book down, i won't do my homework, i will do nothing but read all day. >> reporter: but when the first book came out there was little fanfare for the initial run of 500 copies. >> they stood in a pile on the table for a long time because nobody had heard of this author.
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>> reporter: thomas taylor conjured up the book's artwork for that unknown author j.k. rowling. >> it was my first job. i was pretty excited about it, as you can imagine. >> reporter: your illustration is the first time we actually see harry potter. >> i was maybe the first person to draw harry potter. the only description i had, the only image there was the description in chapter two where harry is described. >> reporter: book stores quickly became ground zero for potter mania, but the series' success didn't require a magic potion. >> there was i just wrote what i wanted to write and it is the kind of thing i like reading. >> reporter: so many liked reading it that the series hasg. >> so many liked reading i sold more than 500 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 80 languages. even american english, where harry potter and the philosopher's stone becomes the sorcerer's stone. but to witness the book's continuous charm, just stand outside the london's showing of "harry potter and the cursed child."
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>> i read all the books eight times. i watched the movies a million times. >> reporter: this book is older than you are. >> exactly, yeah. it is really interesting to see how it has affected people from before when i was born to now when it is a constant not only in my life but the generation in when i front of me. >> no matter how old you are or how young you are, you will find something within that world that you can enjoy and relate to. >> reporter: a quarter century after that first spell was cast, the magic endures. ian lee, cbs news, london. >> duncan: it sure does, that is the cbs weekend news for this sunday. coming up tonight on "60 minutes," senior national security officials discuss concerns of an invisible weapon. i'm jericka duncan in new york, from all of us, thanks for watching, have a great night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh ht.
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and now at 6:00, new billboards popping up across oakland, trying to draw more attention to the various issues facing the state. >> california is in a real crisis. we used to be this magical fantasy place. it's now turned into a ddystopi. a day of celebrations for everyone to come together at the pride parade. >> it doesn't matter what color, what sexuality, what gender you are. you're you, and you should be you. >> from the cbs studios in san francisco, i'm brian hackney. >> i'm juliette goodrich. it was nice but strange to see big crowds back in the city,
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thousands of people out early to get a good spot and soak in the atmosphere that's been missing for the last two years. ♪ >> those are just some of the colorful entertainers who showed off their pride today. even some proud pooches walked the route. people came to offer messages of support and even free mom hugs. i've bee told by a lot of people that their own mothers i m gls came out, i was inks like, you're still the same person, you're not any different. >> at the same time, many felt that it was important to speak against the controversial supreme court ruling restricting access to abortions. >> this is our future. like, whatever happens now, it's going to affect us and, like, millions of other americans. and i think, you know, getting out here today and, you know, hopefully for the rest of our


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