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who want all the money for themselves support small tribes, address homelessness. vote yes on 27. captioning sponsored by cbs .>> garrett: tonight, a decisive win for abortion right in kansas, voters turn out in record numbers. president biden calls the results a powerful signal. what it means for november's midterms. election results from around th country are in. former president trump keeps his hold on the g.o.p. as election deniers win in several states. deadly crash. republican congresswoman and two of her staff members killed in a head-on collision in indiana. we'll have the latest details. kentucky's flooding disaster. waters begin to recede as we get a closer look at hard-to-reach areas and the devastation left behind. severe weather. thunderstorms moving in to the midwest while the northeast braces for dangerous heat. u.s.-china fallout. a defiant house speaker nancy
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pelosi leaves taiwan as beijing respond on multiple fronts-- military drills and economics sanctions. monkeypox outbreak. cases in the u.s. are doubling every 5-7 days and now a major u.s. city will run out of vaccines by the end of the day. liv golfers teeing off on the p.g.a. tour. phil mickelson and 10 other players file an antitrust lawsuit for being banned from joining a saudi-backed league. grape fruit-sized golf balls smash vehicles in canada. >> high fly ball into rightfieln w r called some of the greatest moments in sports history. >> this is the "cbs evening news" with norah o'donnell, reporting from the nation's capital. >> garrett: good evening, everyone. thank you for joining us. i'm major garrett in for norah. we begin tonight with a
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resounding victory for abortion rights in kansas, where voters there rejected a ballot measure that would have eliminated state constitutional protections for the procedure. voters turned out in droves with numbers on par with a general election. at the white house, president biden said republicans "don't have a clue about the power of american women. last night in kansas, they found out. the president also signed an executive order aimed at making it easier for women seeking abortions to travel between states to obtain care. election results from five states showed former president trump remains highly flcialg in the republican party, with several 2020 election deniers winning. cbs' ed o'keefe will have more on that part political story in just a moment. but cbs' caitlin huey-burns will start us off from kansas. caitlin, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, major. those results surprised many on the ground here in kansas, because it's a conservative state. donald trump won here by nearly
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15 points in 2021, and republicans control the state legislature with a supermajority but voter turnout broke records and sent a message heard around the country. in conservative kansas, an unlikely victory for abortion rights. >> i'm super proud of bng from kansas tonight. >> reporter: voters rejected a measure that would have removed abortion prote protections frome state constitution, which would have paved the way for the republican legislature to enact further restrictions. antiabortion rights groups say this is just a setback. >> our resolve has never been stronger than in this very moment. >> reporter: the results were decisive with 59% voting to keep current abortion rights in place, reflective of the national mood. the cbs news battleground tracker shows 56% of voters disapprove of the supreme court decision overturning "roe v. wade." it's a dynamic activists are hoping translates to other states. >> we need to be able to have
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conversations with people who disagree with us, but share the common goal of protecting people's personal autonomy, their constitutional rights to make these decisions for themselves. >> reporter: in november, kentucky will have a similar ballot question, and montana will have a "born alive" measure. california and vermont will ask voters if they want to codify abortion rights into the state constitution. democrats hope the issue will galvanize their voters in the midterms. president biden issued an executive order today that would expand access to reproductive healthcare, including helping women travel out of state to receive abortions. >> the voters of kansas sent a powerful signal that this fall, the american people will vote to preserve and protect the right and refuse to let them be ripped away by politicians. >> reporter: but without federal protection, abortion access remains a patchwork, and kansas has actually become a destination for patients seeking
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care from states where the procedure is banned. and clinics, like the one behind me, are already seeing a rush of patients. major. >> garrett: caitlin huey-burns, thank you. kansas was among five states that held primaries last night and cbs' ed o'keefe tallies the winners. >> reporter: tonight, the republican primary for governor in arizona is too close to call, but candidate kari lake says it's over. >> we are so proud of our movement. we are so proud of the victory we have. >> reporter: the former tv aingeor supported by president trump is a leading voice among skeptics of the 2020 election results. >> we're going to take a sledgehammer to these damn electronic voting machines. >> reporter: her opponent karin taylor robson hasn't conceded and also won't say whether president biden won in 2021. >> i one thing i know for certain is the wrong guy is in the white house. >> reporter: trump backed election deniers. blake masters did well across arizona tuesday night. in the fight to oversee state
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elections as secretary of state, republicans chose mark finchem, who was in washington january 6 and said he wouldn't have certified the 2020 results. >> when you steal something, that's not really a win. that's a fraud. >> reporter: elections experts are worried these types of upon candidates could be victorious in november. >> these election deniers in offices that oversee elections, or have some responsibility for the democratic process in those states could work substantially to try to undermine that process and create chaos and confusion. >> reporter: in michigan, former tv host tudor dixon won the g.o.p. nomination for governor. she also won't say if mr. biden won. >> we have to make sure our elections are secure, and what happened in 2020 doesn't happen again. >> reporter: michigan republicans also chose former trump official john gibbs over incumbent peter meijer, who voted to impeach the former president. >> the gibs-trump agenda is too
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conservative for west michigan. >> reporter: why are democrats doing this? they believe in title races. trump-backed candidates who still question the 2020 results, they have a better chance of beating them. they have done this in a few races with mixed results and say they'll do whatever it takes to win elections. >> garrett: now to some breaking news. indiana congresswoman jackie walorski was killed in a head-on collision in her home state. the crash happened just after noon today on a state road near south bend. the 58-year-old republican was first elected to congress in 2012 and represented indiana's second congressional district. her district director zachery potts, and communication director, emma thomson, were also killed, along the driver of the other vehicle. in a statement, house minority leader kevin mccarthy said the news is devastating and called walorski a dear friend who always put others first. house speaker nancy pelosi orders flags at the u.s. capitol to be flown at half-staff in
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walorski's memory. on the weather front, severe thunderstorm watches are up for the next several hours across five states as strong storms roll through the midwest. record heat is headed northeast tomorrow with highs in the upper 90s from d.c. to new york. and feels-like temperatures in the triple digits. in kentucky, deadly floodwaters began to recede, giving us a closer look at the devastation left behind, especially in remote areas. the death toll remains at 37. the number of those unaccounted for has fallen to three. justin michaels from our partners at the weather channel is on the scene. >> reporter: in the small town of neon, kentucky, devastation and destruction can be found everywhere. >> we're used to some flooding and some water up in the street, and we can deal with that. but when it gets 10 or 12 feet in the street and takes out every single business, it has impacted everybody's life. >> reporter: after the floodwaters recede, as much as two feet of mud covered nearly
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every street and building here, including the only pharmacy in town. now, everyone is pitching in, trying to clean up. >> i don't think they'll ever get back to the stage that they were before this disaster happened. >> reporter: tom king has lived in neon his entire life. his auto collision shop has been in the family for 66 years. it was destroyed, flooded under nearly 10 feet of water. what do you personally need for your business? >> i don't know where to start at. honestly, i don't wherein to start. i don't-- i've lost everything i had. my whole livelihood is gone. >> reporter: many roads and bridges are still impanel here, but residents in mc roberts, kentucky, took matters into their own hands banding together to build this makeshift bridge since it is the only lifeline to get in and out of town. >> all the community come together and we got it done. >> reporter: but as the cleanup and rebuilding slowly begins, governor beshear says the threat isn't over as
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dangerous heat is expected this week. >> biggest concern for today and tomorrow is the weather. it is very, very hot. >> reporter: a bit of concern. there is more rain forecast this weekend. and as for mc roberts and their makeshift bridge, if that washes away-- and there is some concern for that-- they'll simply rebuild it again. major. >> garrett: justin michaels, we thank you. now to the fallout over house speaker nancy pelosi's high-stakes visit to taiwan. she left the island today. cbs' nancy cordes reports china's saber rattling over that trip is escalating. >> reporter: speaker pelosi left taiwan this morning, but the chinese have not let it go. ."those who offend china will be punished," they warned as they vowed to launch live-fire military exercises in the waters encircling taiwan starting tonight. >> we are prepared to manage what beijing chooses to do. >> reporter: taiwan is a
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self-governing democracy and america's ninth largest trading partner. but beijing considers the island chinese territory and has long discouraged taiwanese engagements with foreign governments. >> they didn't say anything when the men came. >> reporter: pelosi mocked china's reaction in an appearance with taiwan's president. >> whether it's certain insecurities on the part of the president of china as to his own political situation that he's rattling a saber, i don't know. >> reporter: as she spoke, china sent more than 20 fighter jets into taiwan's air defense zone, prompting taiwan to scramble its own jets. china also suspended some imports of fruit and fish from taiwan. in a letter, g7 leaders urged china to call off the economic coercion and aggressive in the activity saying it risks destabilizing the region. to drive the point home, the white house released this photo
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of president biden, still in covid isolation, discussing the issue with his national security team. what is the consequence for china if it does continue this behavior? >> we knew this was going to happen. we knew china was going to behave in this way. again, it doesn't change our policy. >> reporter: white house officials have been asked repeatedly whether they believe that speaker pelosi's trip was worth the increased tensions. wary of inflaming things further, all they will say is she's the speaker of the house and had every right to go. major. >> garrett: indeed. nancy cordes, thank you. the gulf war is heating up with big-name players now suing the p.g.a. tour. p.g.a. tour. we'll be back with that story in 60 seconds. you weren't made for uc or crohn's, but gut focused entyvio is. entyvio works at the site of the problem to block
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number is doubling every five days. here is cbs' nikki battiste. >> reporter: long lines in san francisco as city health officials warned they would run out of monkeypox vaccines today. it comes as california's governor declared a state of emergency this week to help fight the outbreak, joining new york and illinois. >> i thought that vaccines would be everywhere, testing would be everywhere. and i've just been really disappointed. >> reporter: criticism like this helped prompt president biden to name a national monkeypox coordinator yesterday. >> it's not agency. >> reporter: yale epidemiologist gregg gonsalez says reaction has been too slow. should covid have prepared us for this or is this monkeypox outbreak compromising an already-t'erel bth. e'is sort of nawnch lawns and malaise about the covid pandemic over the past year or so.
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and now we're seeing it with monkeypox. >> reporter: more than 700,000 doses of the two-shot vaccine were shipped out monday, bringing the total to just above one million. that's only enough for one-third of the bay and bisexual men the c.d.c. says are high risk. but anyone can contract monkeypox. >> my experience was the bumps on my face. >> reporter: gene seroka the first woman in georgia known to have contracted the disease, says she is using her social media to spread awareness. >> i may have been the first one in georgia to get it, but it's spreading. like, it's here. >> reporter: more than 25% of the nation's monkeypox cases are here in new york state. medical experts say the virus is particularly dangerous to the immunocompromise, pregnant women, and children. so far, there are five known pediatric cases. major. >> garrett: nikki battiste, thank yout,miso joid th
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>> garrett: there is breaking news from rockville, maryland. an amtrak train heading from washington, d.c., to chicago collided with a flatbed truck, pushing it into another truck. images from the scene show the damage left behind at the crossing. the driver of the second truck was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. no one on the strain was hurt. the accused gunman in that deadly mass shooting at a fourth of july parade in illinois pleaded not guilty. the 21-year-old is charged with killing seven people and wounding dozens. in court today, he said he understood the charges and potential penalty of life in prison. cooper roberts, an eight-year-old victim left paralyzed tbraft down, is beginning rehabilitation this week after seven surgeries. his twin brother, luke, was hit by shrapnel. his mother suffered leg wounds. equifax, one of three major
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. >> garrett: tonight, an erupting volcano is putting on what can only be described as a spectacular show for tourists visiting iceland. it's near the country's main airport, but so far, flights are not disrupted. a live video feed from the volcano shows lava flowing in the same area where it erupted for several months last year. folks in alberta, canada, are still cleaning up after getting
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pounded-- we mean pounded-- by huge chunks of hail. think of this-- hail stones reportedly the size of grapefruits hammered the air for 10-15 minutes. dozens of cars were damaged, but thankfully there were no serious injuries. meteorologists are checking to see if the size of the hail stones shattered a national record-- of course along with all those windows. we'll be back worry soon with the passing of an american broadcast icon. and there she was, working at the five and dime. my dad's been wondering about his childhood address for 70 years... and i found it in five minutes. ...that little leaf helped me learn all the names from the old neighborhood... it felt like a treasure hunt. the 1950 census adds vivid new detail to your family story.
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. >> garrett: sports fans are remembering longtime dodgers broadcaster vin scully, who called some of the greatest moments in baseball history. cbs' lee cowan gives us the play-by-play on his remarkable career. >> high fly ball into right field. she is gone! >> reporter: there's been a lot of debate today about just which call was vin scully's best. >> in a year that has been so improbable, the impossible has happened. a little roller up along first. behind the bag! it gets through buckner! the mets win it! >> reporter: whichever is your favorite, they all had one thing in common: he was able to show that the game of baseball had the capacity to express our humanity, too. >> what a marvelous moment for
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the country and the world, a black man is getting a standing ovation in the deep south for breaking a record of an all-time baseball idol. >> reporter: but his real gift of announcing was knowing when not to announce at all. >> personally, i would much rather hear the crowd than my own voice. it's very natural for me to shut up-- upon occasion. ( laughter ). >> reporter: it's beyond remarkable he did it so well for so long-- nearly 70 years. >> here's my office. >> reporter: not a bad view. >> no. >> reporter: in his last interview with us just a few years after he retired, vin scully seemed to know the end was near. ad like any play, he called it just right. >> where i am is where i will belong-- quiet, peaceful, and at home, far from the matting crowd. >> reporter: lee cowan, cbs news. >> garrett: and that is tonight's "cbs evening news." for norah o'donnell i'm major
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garrett in the nat ion's cap >> announcer: her son and her former live-in boyfriend at odds... >> he told me that patrick dailey had hit him. >> judge judy: and then you waited a week, and what did you do? >> i filed the restraining order. >> announcer: but... >> judge judy: what you really want to do is get him out of the apartment. what happened is you found a new boyfriend. >> announcer: will her new man be any better? >> judge judy: does your boyfriend wear an ankle monitor? >> correct. >> judge judy: which means that he's watched by the police. it's getting bad for you. >> announcer: "judge judy." you are about to enter the courtroom of you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. captions paid for by cbs television distribution patrick dailey and his son, sean, are suing sean's ex-girlfriend and their former roommate, sherri englent, for the return of property and a false restraining order. >> byrd: order! all rise! this is case number 469
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on the calendar, matter of dailey vs. englent. parties have been sworn in. you may be seated. >> judge judy: mr. dailey, i'm going to start with you, sir. this is your son. >> yes, ma'am. >> judge judy: and your son and ms. englent lived together. >> yes, ma'am. that is correct. >> judge judy: how long did you live together? >> three years, your honor. >> judge judy: from when to when? >> i'd say 2014 to 2016. >> judge judy: at some point, mr. englent, you weren't well, and you moved in with your son and his girlfriend. >> yes, ma'am. that is correct. >> judge judy: when was that? >> that was october of '15. >> judge judy: also living there, you have children. >> my two minor children. >> judge judy: how old are they? >> my daughter is 11, and my son is 8. >> judge judy: what kind of work do you do? >> right now i'm a caregiver for the mentally disabled. >> judge judy: how long have you been doing that? >> it'll be a year in april. >> judge judy: prior to that, what were you doing? >> i worked at a chuck e. cheese's as assistant manager. >> judge judy: and what about you, mr. dailey? >> i'm a supervisor for a security company. >>ud


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