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coverage all day. coverage all day. >> make it a great captioning fu good morning. it is thursday, june 9th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." president obama meets with bernie sanders today in an attempt to forge unity in the democratic party. >> israel retaliates overnight for the deadly terror attack inside a packed restaurant. a palestinian gunman opened fire after ordering dessert. an urgent warning about food contamination. we're break iing a story about w the fda's food recall process could put you at risk. we begin with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> my hope is that over the next couple of weeks we're able to pull things together. and what happens during
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primaries, you get a little ouchy. everybody does. >> the democrats work to unite their party. >> i called him to congratulate him. i made it clear i'm going do everything i can to make it possible for him to be a good partner and to defeat donald trump. >> her judgment is horrible. bernie sanders said that. bernie sanders said that her judgment is terrible. [ siren ] a deadly terror attack in tel aviv. at least four people killed, and several more injured. >> this is a savage crime of murder and terrorism in the heart of tel aviv. hundreds forced to evacuate from a wildfire that's threatening homes year yarnell, arizona. maria sharapova suspended for two years after failing a drug test. >> this is too much. this punishment is out of control. it should be rescinded. ♪ country music's biggest stars turned out for the cmt
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awards. >> we lope to move you. and victory for cleveland. an emphatic response to get them back in the finals. all that -- >> snoop doing was in san diego. the padres asked him to throw out the first pitch. >> that's a pitch-out. hot in here, isn't it? >> oh. oh, is the sweatshirt not working? oh, no. son of a gun. and all that matters -- >> has donald trump called for advice? >> no, he hasn't. no. >> do you think the republican are happy with their choice? >> we are, but i don't know how -- [ applause ] . >> on "cbs this morning." >> hillary clinton took the stage to show once and for all that women aepwomen's voices wi heard. >> i don't understand how someone can get up of the most important speech of their life and the mic isn't on. is there a shot? yeah, yeah, yeah. [ applause ]
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welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off, so anthony mason is with us again. great to have you. president obama may tell bernie sanders today it's time to end his presidential campaign and unite the democratic party. they will meet at the white house to explore the next steps in the campaign. president obama is ready to endorse hillary clinton as the democrats' presumptive nominee. >> other democrats are telling bernie sanders it is time to get in line and bring this party together. sanders will meet with harry reid on capitol hill before holding a rally in washington. nancy cordes is tracking the closing days in the democratic race. >> reporter: good morning. to use a sports analogy, imagine if your team won the game, but the other team refused to leave the court. that's what we're seeing right now in the democratic race. sanders trails by nearly 1,000
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delegates, but he's got something the rest of the party wants, and he'll talk about that with the president today. >> what happens during primaries, you get a little ouchy. everybody does. >> reporter: president obama said on late-night tv that sanders had made clinton a better candidate. >> i think she is whip smart. she is tough. >> is bernie going to endorse hillary clinton? >> well, i'm sure they're going to have a conversation. >> is he ever going to drop out? [ laughter ] >> reporter: the vermonter's refusal to concede complicates things for clinton who told scott pelley her top priority is -- >> to take this base i've built and expand it by reaching out to senator sanders' supporters. >> reporter: even his topment issers like arizona -- top supporters like raul grijalva aren't sure of his plans. what kinds of conversations are taking place about when the right time is to drop out and how? >> when he transitions. i think drop out is --
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>> reporter: that's what everybody else does. >> that's his timing. that's his call. i would suggest that it's -- it's something that is eminent. >> reporter: oregon senator jeff merkley also endorsed sanders. do you think he sees hillary clinton as the nominee? >> yes, i do. >> reporter: he says sanders is holding out for changes to clinton's platform. >> those might range from the $15-an-hour minimum wage to ending fracking. >> reporter: his leverage -- nearly 12 million voter a-- voters and a donor base. sherrod run into a clinton voter but -- >> come august and september most of the hard feelings will be set aside by the great majority of bernie supporters including bernie himself. and we move forward. >> reporter: massachusetts senator libya libya -- senator elizabeth warren is seen as bringing the sides together, maybe as vp or some other high-profile role. she is speaking to a lawyers group today. according to her prepared
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remarks, she's going to say donald trump is a loud, nasty, thin-skinned fraud who has never risked anything for anyone and serves nobody but himself. >> nancy cordes, thanks. donald trump meets with republican campaign donors today in new york. the presumptive gop nominee says he will not need to raise the $1 billion that he previously talked about needing for the november election. trump campaign officials plan to meet with representatives of billionaire superdonor charles koch who said trump needs to shift his tone to get his support. the recent figures show hillary clinton has raised more than $211 million since her campaign began. trump has raised $59 million. >> gerald side is washington bureau chief for the "wall street journal," with us now. good morning. i know you were at the brooklyn headquarters of hillary's campaign. how is she going to shift her message? >> i think first of all they have to get past the bernie
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sanders moment. i think they're optimistic that they will. that that will work out well. and barack obama in your corner on that front is a good thing. i think that the election will essentially come down to the economy. you know, there's a simple donald trump message which is we're losing jobs, we're bleeding overseas, it's not your fault, i'm going to get them back. she needs a counter to that. i think it's essentially an economic message you're going to see as a story in the "journal" indicates today in a speech next week in which she'll say i can work for the middle class, i can get things done, i know how to do this. >> how important is this meeting with president obama today? >> i think it's important. you know, they need to close this out fairly quickly. at least they want to close this out, this being the challenge from bernie sanders fairly quickly. they go into this in pretty good shape. she finished strong, you know. she won california by 13% points, more than most people thought. she ended up as nancy said with almost 1,000 more delegates than bernie sanders. she had more than three million more popular votes. she's in a good position. i think they need to have this end the right way.
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they need bernie sanders not to go away. they want him to be out as an advocate for him, at least on behalf of her with his people. >> he's been portrayed in a political article that came out as quite bitter at this point. >> yeah. it may be. i don't know. they don't believe that at the clinton camp that he's bitter. i think they think he has to decide how he wants this end. he could be a rock star in the democratic party going forward. he's very popular. lots of people will want him on their side campaigning, bringing young people out that he's mobilized. he has an opportunity, as well. >> claire mccaskill joined us yesterday and said it is up to bernie sanders to convince young people to support hillary clinton. do you think that that's the case? >> i'm not sure that's true. i know he can help doing that. i think the clinton people think they're doing slightly better than younger people than commonly thought. there's no doubt that he is an energizer. and she needs that energizer because the coalition will have to include a big chunk of young people. they can't have them drifting into basically -- to donald trump's camp for sure, but not
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even into apathy. that's got to be a role for bernie sanders here. >> all right. jerry, great to have you at the table. >> appreciate it. thanks. israel is retaliating this morning after a deadly terror attack on israeli civilians. security video captured a very disturbing scene at a tel aviv restaurant when two palestinian gunmen killed four and wounded at least five others. both suspects are under arrest. israel is sending hundreds of extra troops to the west bank. jonathan vigliotti is following the story from london. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the gunman targeted a popular shopping district across the street from israel's military headquarters. it was a bold and deadly attack in what has been an eight-month wave of violence. the attackers dressed in dark suits had just ordered dessert before beginning a deadly assault, shooting diners at pointblank range. surveillance cameras from inside the packed restaurant show people scrambling as the two gunmen calmly and systematically took down their targets.
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at one point, pistol whipping a victim. >> like two times and five seconds later, looking around, i start hearing shooting like seven shooting. like boom, boom, boom. then i leave everything and start running out. [ gunshot ] >> reporter: police were quick to respond, shooting down one of the gunmen. a few blocks away, the second shooter was captured. the attackers have been identified as cousins from the west bank. overnight, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu visited the scene and called the attack a savage crime. >> we're going to take the necessary steps to attack the attackers and to defend those who need to be defended. >> reporter: retaliation was quick. israeli military teams went door to door in the village where the attackers lived questioning family. work permits for more than 200 of the gunman's relatives were revoked. and the crackdown will affect more than just relatives of the
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gunman. israel has also suspended 83,000 permits that would have allowed palestinians to visit holy sites and family in israel during the muslim holy month of ramadan. anthony? >> thanks, jonathan. two suicide attacks killed at least 27 people in baghdad this morning. a car packed with explosives blew up in a commercial area. another suicide car bomb targeted an army checkpoint. isis claimed responsibility for both attacks. the bombings came as iraqi forces entered the city limits of fallujah as part of their offensive to retake the area from isis. a government washdog will warn the fda -- watchdog will warn the fda its food recall process is not adequate and sometimes dangerous. the inspector general from health and human services will issue what's called a rare alert. it says the fda's lack of effective recall procedures left some consumers at risk of illness or death. only on "cbs this morning," anna
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werner spoke with the investigator working on the audit. she's outside the fda in silver spring, maryland. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the inspector general's in-depth look at how recalls were handled won't be finished until next year. investigators felt this was simply too urgent to wait. they are taking the unusual step of issuing an alert saying the fda ook too long to get some food companies to pull contaminated food products off the shelves, leaving some consumer in danger. >> i'm concerned. >> reporter: auditors are revealing 30 food recalls between october, 2012, and may, 2015. in the alert, they laid out two cases where they say consumers remained at risk for illness or death for several weeks after fda knew of potentially hazardous food. george netter is leading the audit. >> i think the time that these recalls took were problematic, absolutely. >> reporter: the alert says in a salmonella outbreak in 2014 linked to nut butter
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investigators found it took 165 days from the date the problem product was identified to the date of the firm's voluntary recall. there were 14 illnesses in 11 states. during a listeria outbreak later that year linked to cheese products, auditors determined a series of recalls took 81 days to complete. at least nine people became ill including an infant who died and two pregnant women lost their fetuses. >> if you're fda and you know of, as you say, eight people already ill or have gotten ill over this, how many days would you expect? how many days would america expect them to take to figure out and get this product off the shelf? >> i think that we have traditionally done a very good job. >> reporter: the fda's dr. steven ostroff defends the agency saying thousands of recalls are handled successfully each year. >> for us to be able to do the trace-backs and be able to identify how these come together takes a fair amount of time in some instances. >> reporter: you sound, though
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as if you're saying that nothing went wrong in those cases. 81 days and 165 days. >> what i'm saying is that there are situations in which it's very challenging to be able to take the actions that need to be taken as quickly as possible. >> reporter: actions netter believes aren't always happening quickly enough. >> unless you get all the product off the shelf, people industrial at risk. -- people still are at risk. >> reporter: the fda is already making change in response to the inspector general's probe, setting up a high-level internal review group that can push for quicker action on recalls when it's needed. netter told us it's only the third time he's aware of in 27 years when investigators have felt the need to issue an urgent alert. gayle? >> all right, thank you. an arizona wildfire is burning this morning near the site of one of the deadliest fires in recent history, threatening hundreds of homes in the area. the tenderfoot fire in yarnell has burned as many as 700 acres.
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250 homes are evacuated. dozens of firefighters have been racing to control the flames from the ground and the air. another wildfire in yarnell three years ago killed 19 hot shot firefighters who were battling the flames. tennis star maria sharapova says she'll appeal a two-year suspension for doping. the winner of five grand slam titles admits using a drug that's banned in the u.s. she said it was prescribed for health reasons, but investigators decided she used it to improve her play. dana jacobson's here with the ruling that could end sharecrop sharapova's -- end sharapova's career. >> reporter: good morning. maria sharapova was facing a maximum four-year suspension. even at just two, it is the most serious punishment we've seen in the sport. the international tennis federation tribunal says sharapova has no one to blame but herself. in its words, she is the sole author of her own misfortune.
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maria sharapova's last professional match, january's australian open. if her two-year ban is upheld, she'll miss the rio olympics and seven grand slam tournament before returning at almost 31 yields old. >> it's hard to say maria at 3 -- it's hard to see maria at 31 being able to write a different ending than this sad ending now. >> reporter: tennis legend martina navratilova wrote, yikes, it will be hard to come back. >> a huge mistake. >> reporter: in march, she admit taking the drug, unaware it had been banned. she had been taking it for the past decade, originally prescribed by a doctor. >> i had irregular ekg reports and a family history of diabetes. >> reporter: in russia, the drug is used as a heart and diabetes medication. anti-doping officials say it also improves metabolism and stamina. in its decision, the tribunal said sharapova used it to
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enhance her performance. during games of special important, you can increase the dose to three to four pills. the tribunal criticized sharapova for concealing her use from anti-doping authorities and for not checking if the medicine was still permissible. on facebook she wrote, "i did not do anything intentionally wrong, yet they seek to keep me from playing tennis for two years. i will immediately appeal." >> no one want their last act to be one of disgrace or shame or suspension. >> reporter: according to "forbes," sharapova has been the world's highest paid female athlete for 11 years running until this year. avon told "cbs this morning" it will allow its deal with sharapova tospire. nike and evian says they will stand by her because she did not break the rules on purpose. >> interesting. very interesting. >> to stand by her. >> yes. >> thank you very much. two days of memorial
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services begin today for muhammad ali. the boxing great died last we can to age of 74. ali helped plan his own funeral which begins at noon with a muslim prayer service in louisville, kentucky. tomorrow morning his body will be driven in a procession through the city to the cavehill cemetery where he will be buried. a public jith faith service will follow. thousands lined up yesterday for free tickets. scalpers are trying to sell tickets on line. an ali family spokesman calls that a despicable act. >> pretty lowdown. family trying to do a nice thing to encourage people to come because they know how loved he was. somebody does that. >> selling tickets to a funeral. >> bad. an off-duty deputy who tried to stop a man from abducting a teenage girl is speaking out. we showed the video. the encounter unfolded in the store. the girl's mother jumped on top of the girl to help save her daughter. the 30-year-old suspect, craig bonel bonello, is charged with kidnapping and child abuse. his lawyer claims he's a
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troubled veteran with a history of mental illness. 911 calls poured in during the struggle. >> a customer was in here, and he tried to grab a child. >> is there a deputy there with somebody in custody? >> yes. >> an off-duty deputy, john banen, was there. he helped detain bonello when the suspect ran out of the store. >> i withdrew my firearm, pointed it at him. he continued to back up a little, then went to go forward. i started banging on the glass with my firearm. >> police say bonello admit to trying to kidnap others. thank goodness for officer banen. a detroit man locked up for a crime he did not commit is freeway. ahead, the joifl
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a massive sinkhole created a roadblock yesterday in downtown ottawa, canada. you -- look. it swallowed a car and kept growing and growing and growing. what caused it? they say a water main break caused this huge crater. >> what kind of break? >> water main break. >> what a man -- >> that would have been interesting. >> i meant water main. thank you, norah. i didn't know i said it wrong. i'm glad you called it out. >> you were up late at beyonce. the beehive. >> she did not cause this. indirectly she might have. >> i can still read, the sinkhole sparked a good leak that caused the evacuation of nearby businesses. nobody was hurt. isn't that most important thing? when the water main breaks -- we're going to move on. welcome back to "cbs this
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morning." >> i think the water main broke here. >> coming up, new developments in the stanford sexual assault case. one of brock turner's supporters reportedly is backtracking. find out if the letters from the family and the friends were decisiv factors in the six-month jail sentence that critics call too short. a man put in prison at 14. it took nearly nine years to convince a judge he didn't do it. now he's free. we'll hear from him ahead. time to show some of the headlines -- the "washington post" reports that former guantanamo prisoners are suspected of killing about six americans in afghanistan. u.s. officials say a civilian woman was among the victims. about a dozen former detainees are blamed. cbs news has learned that a national intelligence review earlier this year found 118 of 673 released detainees returned to the battlefield. the "wall street journal" says puerto rico is being swamped by the zika virus as it moves toward the continental
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u.s. more than 1,350 people in puerto rico have test says positive including 168 pregnant women. thousands more may be infected without symptoms. american official are studying puerto rico's zika virus to better understand how to fight it. >> again, scaring a lot of people. "the san jose mercury news" looks at terminally ill patients in california. they have a new choice today as the end-of-life option takes effect. california is the fifth city to allow people to legally choose to end their lives. patients must be at least 18-years-old. they must have less than six months to live, and they must be able to take the lethal drugs without any help. backlash is growing against people who defended the actions of former stanford swimmer brock turner who was convicted of sexual assault. one of turner's high school counselors reportedly said yesterday it was a mistake to write a letter of support for him during the trial. she apologized saying, "i tell my students they have to be accountable.
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and brock is no exception." >> in a letter to the judge obtained by cbs news, turner's mother writes her son is "utterly terrified and traumatized by this. he is suffering and will continue to pay for this for his entire lifetime." cbs news legal expert rickey kleman prosecuted second crimes and prosecuted sexual assault suspects and joins us. welcome back from vacation. i'm glad you're back. i've been wanting to talk about this since the story broke. the judge is getting a lot of heat for his sentence. is this a typical sentence? six months? >> no. it's very light, and i think by anyone's estimation it is light. however, one of the things that i think has not come out in all of the news in the last few days is that the judge, while being vilified, is being solely vilified. >> yes. >> as the person who pronounced the sentence. if you look really at what the judge was looking at, he got a comprehensive report from the department of probation that not
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only was a department of probation speaking with the victim but also spoke with the defendant. the department also has grids that they go through to be able to make a calculation as to what should be the appropriate sentence. >> people wanted to know what went into his thought process. >> where do you think he placed the weight to come to this decision? >> the probation department concludes a moderate county jail sentence formal probation and sexual offender treatment, i just read it. so the judge is faced with that. he's faced with 39 letters from the defendant, his family, and other supporters. and he's faced with, and i will say it without fear of contradiction, the most articulate statement i have ever read or heard from a victim of sexual assault in all of my years of either practicing law or covering -- >> that's why people are upset. you hear the victim statement and the statement from the parents. you see the judge make the decision, and you can't understand it. >> right.
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you probably can't understand it in an era of social media, social media comes down and decides who is the enemy. >> rickey, if you're looking at the list that you gave me and talk about the statement and how powerful it is, how do you as a judge reach this conclusion? >> the judge reached the conclusion whether we like it or not, and i do think that it's shocking. i think criminal defense lawyers around the country have said that it is shocking. >> the victim's letter, she said, "if a first-time offender from an underprivileged background was accused of three felonies and displayed no accountability for his actions other than drinking, what would his sentence be?" so was privilege a factor here? >> there is no question. privilege, wealth gets great lawyers, and the poor, average joe who would wind up in a totally different circumstance. >> thank you very much for being with us this morning. a detroit man is waking up at home this morning instead of the prison where he spent nearly a decade for a crime he didn't
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commit. davontae sanford was freed yesterday after a judge vacated his murder conviction. michelle miller reports he went straight to the family he was taken from when he was 14. >> reporter: this was the moment tamika sanford had been waiting for for nearly nine years. >> i missed you. >> reporter: an embrace with her son davantae. >> i said, you okay? he said, mama, i never thought this day was coming. >> reporter: only hours earlier, the 23-year-old walked out of a michigan state prison. what's it like being home? >> good. it's wonderful actually. >> a failure after failure after failure. >> reporter: in 2007 at the age of 14, sanford was charged with the murder of four people at a drug house in his neighborhood. police interrogated the teen without a lawyer over a number of days until he confessed. when you watched that videotaped
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confession, anyone who watches the videotaped confession, it's read to him by the officer. >> started shooting, started shooting him. that correct? >> yes. >> reporter: only two weeks after sanford was sentenced to up to 90 years behind bars, another man, vincent smothers, confessed to the quadruple murder. sanford remained in prison. it was only after a reinvestigation by state police that a judge ordered his release. >> sunny day today, isn't it? >> i want to move on with my life and move forward with my family. take one day at a time. one step at a time and go from there. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," michelle miller, detroit. >> how does he remain in prison after someone else confesses? >> i know. without a lawyer -- >> 14 years without a lawyer. >> outrageous. >> the problem with the system. americans looking for potentially lifesaving insight was genetic tests instead got nothing. ahead, cbs news investigates a
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scam that uses $50 gift cards to lure patients. if you're heading out the door, you can watch us live with the cbs all-access app. you don't want to miss the ceo of the girl scouts right here in studio 57. will she bring thin minutes? we'll be right back.
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the genetic testing industry is booming. there are more than 60,000 products on the u.s. market today. that's up from an estimated 30,000 three years ago. in some cases, questionable tactics are being used to profit from the explosion in interest. jim axelrod has the results of a cbs news investigation. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. about ten new genetic tests enter the market every day. with insurance reimbursement that can range into the thousands of dollars, there's plenty of incentive to find patients to sign up for them. we found one troubling approach being used to attract patients in texas. it all began with an online ad. >> how's it going? nice meeting you. >> reporter: the craigslist ad said "call kirk."
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so we did. a few weeks ago, we arranged to meet kirk sajack at a starbucks in austin to get details on his wellness program. genetic testing and a $50 gift card for food and groceries at walmart. cost to the patient, zero. >> we offer products that enhance the lives of patients. >> reporter: he said patients could get several cutting edge genetic tests. >> genetic dna testing. gene testing for people that want to have children. >> reporter: all they have to do, stop by one of his several locations across texas. we found one in this medical building in austin. the receptionist told our producer the $50 walmart gift card was ours if we would produce proof of insurance. and take a few quick test. >> i'm going to call someone.
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everything we do is billed through your insurance. >> reporter: after a brief health assessment -- >> any surgery? >> reporter: we were ushered into another room. there a nurse practitioner administered a genetic test for cancer risk. >> do you know how much it costs my insurance? >> good question. i don't know. >> you don't know? >> no. >> reporter: documents we've obtained showed that cancer test could cost a patients's insurance company more than $11,000. not bad for a $50 gift card. >> you'll get $50 -- >> okay. >> come in once a week for the next two weeks at you're leisure. >> reporter: we did come back. not for more gift cards. hi, how are you? >> good. >> reporter: my name is jim axelrod, i'm with cbs news. i have questions about the wellness program. >> uh-huh. i'm not comfort -- i don't know -- >> reporter: sajack got on the phone, told us everything was completely above board, then told us to leave. >> i mean, this place was crowded --
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>> reporter: lloyd mathews was a patients at another clinic sajack operated with the help of an ex-con named eric bugen. mathews was lured in by the walmart gift card. >> just got through paying the monthly bills, and oh, got nothing for the kids for christmas. so it -- it helped. >> reporter: the clinic mathews visited was one of two in killeen, texas. the other was in a log cabin at the back of this parking lot. from the looks of things, they're no longer doing business here. we found plenty of evidence in the trash they had been. dozens of copies of soldiers' tricare i.d. cards. and cancer tests with saliva samples like the one our producer had taken in austin. one belonged to lloyd mathews. so this is where we found your samples. >> wow. >> reporter: you don't look happy. >> not at all. >> reporter: mathews was told
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his samples would be tested, and a doctor would be in touch. that obviously never happened. >> farfetched to imagine that someone is actually not only doing this, but actually getting away with it because they haven't been caught yet. >> reporter: mathews' insurance was not billed for that test we found in the trash. we reached out to the doctor whose name was on the order. he told us he wasn't aware his provider information had been used to order the tests. >> is the first clinic you went to -- is it still snowplow. >> reporter: -- still open? >> reporter: it's shuttered, and there are more investigations. >> what a moment to find lloyd mathews' information in the trash can right there. wow. >> great investigation. >> i'll say. singer ed sheeran -- ♪ >> hear him? he's accused of stealing notes to make a popular hit. we'll compare the two songs at
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we will turn it over to katie for a look at today's forecast. is there sun in the picture, katie. >> is there, perfect forecast to go, a beautiful day here at cb. . join us and pick up the phone and give us a call. we have hard working volunteers that want to take your phone call. lets look at storm scan three. the it is completely empty, folks. we had a cool start as a result of clear sky but we are starting toe that rebound take place here. 60 degrees in both philadelphia as well as wilmington. sixty in atlantic city as well. rebound is taking place here. now that the unis is up and it will shine all day. no midday storms like we had yesterday, thankfully, nothing but sunshine, a little bit on have the breeze but refreshing and then by tomorrow we will lose breeze but keep low humidity, sunshine and warmth, weekend does bring in a new system and at this point it looks like the late day hours of saturday, could produce a shower if not locally thunder thunderstorm. we will see up in the humidity saturday. sunday perhaps windy but sun should return and we are in the mid 80es, meisha.
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>> looking good out there, thanks, katie. good morning everyone. we have looking outside looking at the blue route headlights northbound direction at baltimore pike. and we're looking very, very busy here, still even though we're pushing through the 7:00 . soon to be 8:00 o'clock. still very busy. we had an accident boulevard northbound past wissohickon avenue pass broad street. it has been completely cleared but you can still see very busy around this area as well. we have an accident out here take a look at this, pennsylvania turnpike westbound between bensalem and willow grove this will slow you down a bit. something that else will slow you down this morning is, right here, we've got some malfunctionings traffic lights, city avenue at monument road. that will slow you down. you can see it right around here letting you know how slow it is. give yourself a couple extra minutes. jim, back to you in the great hall. here's the number, 1.844.977.cbs3. we have got the front row is already engaged in phones but, this year, we want to hear from you. vince needs to hear from you. our alex's stand for hope.
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it is thursday, june 9th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more real news ahead including a plagiarism lawsuit against singer ed sheeran. two songwriters say he stole their work. we'll hear both songs and see how close they r. first, here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> imagine if your basketball team won the game but the other team refused to leave the court. that's kind of what we're seeing. >> decide how he wants this to end. he could be a rock star in the democratic party going forward. targeted a popular shopping district. a bold and deadly attack in what has been an eight-month wave of violence. >> reporter: investigators felt it was too urgent to wait saying
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the fda took too long to get some food companies to pull contaminated products off the shelves. even at just two, it is still the most serious punishment we've seen in the sport. the international tennis federation tribunal said sharapova has no one to blame but herself. was privilege a factor? >> there is no question. the poor, average joe who would wind up in a totally different circumstance. ten new genetic testsen for the market every day. we found one troubling approach used to attract patients. guns and roses' singer, axl rose is demanding, demanding that google take bounds images that depict him as fat. yeah. he's particularly hurt because all the photos were taken by google earth. [ laughter ] [ applause ] i'm gayle king with norah o'donnell and anthony mason.
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charlie rose is off. welcome. >> thank you. bernie sanders goes to the white house this morning for a meeting he requested with president obama. he may not like what the president says. sanders is under heavy pressure to quit the presidential race now this he's trails hillary clinton -- now that he trails hillary clinton by more than 900 delegates. >> sanders said he will keep going to next month's convention. he has nearly 12 million voters and 7.5 million donors behind him. sanders wants to shift the democratic platform to include his issues including a $15 federal minimum wage and improving paid family and medical leave. >> some of the sanders supporters who are vowing to support hillary clinton saying, girl, i'm with her. one user wrote, "in my heart, i'm still sanders. i'm also never trump, so i'm going back to hillary clinton." a poll found that 70% of sanders voters would switch to hillary clinton in november.
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president obama is talking publicly about the presidential race for the first time since hillary clinton clinched the nomination. he met with campaign donors in new york and discussed both parties' campaigns with jimmy fallon at a taping of the "tonight show." >> it was a healthy thing for the democratic party to have a contested primary. i thought that bernie sanders brought enormous energy and new ideas, and he pushed the party and challenged them. i thought it made hillary a better candidate. i think she is whip smart, she is tough. and she deeply cares about working people and putting kids through schools. >> do you think the republicans are happy with their choice? >> we are. but i don't know how they're feeling. [ applause ] >> actually, you know -- that was too easy.
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but the truth is actually i am worried about the republican party. and democracy works. this country works when you have two parties that are serious and trying to solve problems, and they've got philosophical differences and have fierce debates, and they argue and contest elections. at the end of the day, what you want is a healthy two-party system. and you want the republican nominee to be somebody who could do the job if they win. >> donald trump says he can win with less than a billion dollars as he prepares to meet today with republican donors. trump has raised just $59 million compared to clinton's more than $211 million. he said he won't need as much because he gets so much free publicity. aides to billionaire charles koch plans to meet with officials. heats given big money to -- he's given big money to conservative
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causes and says backing trump would require a major shift in tone and policy. he says we doesn't expect it from -- he says he doesn't expect it from trump but want to remain open. did sheeran borrow music from a hit? hear for yourself -- ♪ inside the pocket of your ripped jeans holding you close ♪ >> i love that song. his popular single, "photograph." the writers of a song called "amazing" by matt carle say it sounds too familiar. ♪ how did you find me came out of nowhere like lightning ♪ oh. ahead, the expensive legal battle and why fights like this are becoming more common. anthony, you're the music expert. sounds close, doesn't it? >> there's a lot of songs that sound a little close. >> i didn't -- "photograph" is not my favorite ed sheeran song. i don't know, i've got to hear more -- we will hear more.
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>> i like both songs actually. >>first,
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♪ so you can keep me inside the pocket of your ripped jeans ♪ ♪ holding me emmy winner ed sheeran faces a $20 million lawsuit this morning over this hit song. the lawsuit claims "photograph" has striking similarities to another song released by british singer matt cartel. jamie yuccas with more. >> reporter: good morning. the lawsuit alleges that the chorus of ed sheeran's "photograph" and matt cartel's "amazing" share 39 identical notes. included in the documents is a side-by-side comparison of the composition of the songs. you see how similar they are in places. ♪ i won't ever let you go >> reporter: ed sheeran's "photograph" topped charts, and his video has been viewed on youtube more than 200 million
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times. ♪ >> reporter: but the two songwriters suing sheeran say the 2013 megahit -- 2014 megahit is a rip-off of their ballad "amazing," written for matt cardl's "letters." it focuses similar choruses in the two songs. ♪ you can keep me inside the pocket of your ripped jeans ♪ ♪ how did you me came out of nowhere like lightning ♪ >> reporter: their complaint filed in a los angeles court wednesday says sheeran and his writing partner copied and exploited the work of other active professional songwriters a breathtaking scale, unabashedly taking credit for the work of these songwriters. >> you have to show access. that there was some exposure of one song to the other. and the substantial similarity will be established by listening to the song and looking at how it lays out as a composition. >> reporter: on wednesday, the
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prosecuting attorney in the case, richard bush, released a statement on behalf of his clients saying their work is their life. ♪ >> reporter: bush famously helped marvin gaye's family win a $5.3 million copyright lawsuit over the 2013 summer anthem "blurred lines." ♪ >> i think that that case has been very influential in getting attorneys interested in pursuing these claims. >> reporter: several high-profile copyright infringement claims have followed, including artists like led zeppelin, sam smith, and justin bieber. >> big names equal big money. >> reporter: sheeran's album that includes "photograph" has sold more than ten million copies worldwide. >> he's even cited it as the song that made him. if it's very similar to another song by songwriters who might not be as successful as him, there's a real incentive to assert their rights. >> reporter: ed sheeran's rep couldn't be reached for comment.
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the led zeppelin suit involves "stairway to heaven." it's expected to go trial later this month. >> getting messy in the music business. >> interesting. >> you don't hear jazz artists doing other songs. it's the pop stars getting sued. >> a lot more money there. >> correct. >> we'll see how it turns out. thank you. one of the biggest hit-makers of the past four decades shares secrets to songwriting -- i wonder what nile rogers thinks? he's behind songs like "get lucky" and "like a virgin." he's in the green room to explain why he never e never plays a song the same way twice. we're listening to. you're watching new york this morning. ♪ angry birds are coming to mcdonald's. sfx: streeeeeetch...thwang! sfx: smack!
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♪ more than one-third of all american women today have been girl scouts. famous alums include actress grace kelly, astronaut sally ride, tennis star serena and venus williams, and singer taylor swift. 75% of current female senators were also girl scouts, so was every female secretary of state. >> wow! >> amazing, including the presumptive democratic nominee for president, hillary clinton. recently the 104-year-old organization has faced declining membership. it has also struggled to recruit minority members. ceo anna marie chavez is here for a conversation you'll see only on cbs this morning.
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good morning. >> good morning! >> so many remarkable women, as we laid out. what are the values that the girl scouts try to impart? >> you know, it's been the same for 104 years. these amazing girls have always focused on the community giving back, and also building their own resiliency and self-confidence to do whatever they want to do in life. it's been a wonderful opportunity work with them. >> yet, when you look at the classes of people who have been girl scouts, it still has so much trouble raising money. give an example of how tough it is for the organization. >> i think part of it is because of our cookie program. people believe if they've paid $5, they've investeded in girls. we're trying to see we need to invest more in girls. over the years what i've seen is many different organizations and historically have been good about raising money. now it's time to raise awareness. people give more to animal causes than girl causes. and don't get me wrong. i have a wonderful new puppy. >> we love animals, too.
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point out the difference between the boy scout and girl scouts. >> boy scouts and other organizations have been good about tapping into their alumni base. now this is our opportunity. we have 59 million living girl scout alum in this country. one in two american women. so now's the opportunity to call them back home and say let's donate to the girls. go we raised $800 million a year from the cookies themselves. >> absolutely. all of that stays locally. every box you buy, revenue stays in the local community. what i love, girls use it to do their take-action programs. they invest in nonprofits in their community and take action to really create solutions. >> how do you fight back against declining membership? first of all, why do you think it's declining? >> what we've found out is we actually have 30,000 girls on waiting list to be a girl scout across the country. we can't find enough adults to volunteer. you know, people have busy lives now. working two jobs, a lot of parents, you know, raising many children. and we need to talk about making it easier to volunteer for girl
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scouts. we've built a whole new technology platform to engage them. they can do online training. it's fun to engage with these girls and inspire them to do great things. >> you've also suggested i think that there isn't a tradition in the hispanic community of girl scouts. and that could be an obstacle. >> absolutely. >> and you were a girl scout? >> i was. i am the first woman of color to lead the organization. first latina. and i'll admit, my family didn't know really a lot about the girl scouts. my mother wasn't a girl scout. my grandmother wasn't a girl scout. but they understood the power of our brand and knew it would give me a heads up, a lead up into my life. >> how do you get more minorities in the girl scouts? >> first of all, we have to communicate, that's why i love being on talking to families saying we're a very inclusive organization. we welcome all girls and all areas of the country. and we're in 90 countries in the world. if your daughter joins us, she's going to become part of a global sisterhood that's going to give her great opportunities in the future. >> i think sometimes people
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think, yeah, but it seems -- it seems outdated. it's not one times. i was a brownie, norah was a brownie, i moved on to girl scouts. i couldn't wait to earn badges to show my accomplishments. >> you have to hang out with girls i'm hanging out with. of course we have legacy badges, building fires and stuff. now they're learning nano connectnology budgets, learning to code. i am teaching them what a mortgage is and how to invest in their future. it's keeping relevant with that. >> the boy scout, separate from your organization, they lifted a ban on openly gay troop leaders. what's the girl scouts' policy on this? >> again, going back to our history, 104 years. we're the most inclusive organization. we do not discriminate on any basis. >> you've had african-americans from the beginning. >> oh, absolutely. again, all communities were welcome from the very beginning. >> let me ask you about this recent "atlantic" article headlined "girl scouts still mostly white." the article said that the
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problem might be structural because girl scouts seems designed for the average suburban family of the 1950s. we have more two-working families -- >> absolutely. >> what with -- what about the more urban environment, is that a challenge? >> i see it as an opportunity. as we talk to community across the country, i travel exte extensively. what i found in the latino community, growing up, were my parents excited about me going camping for three days by myself? probably not. i remember that discussion. we're trying to create opportunities to bring families together so they experience the program, they see it's an amazing opportunity. we find that girls again create opportunities to take risks, take chances in a safe environment with supportive adults. we see their grit and resiliency increase. >> if doubts this, look at the track record and who were former girl scouts. that says it all. thank you very much. >> impressive list. >> good to have you here. >> thank you. >> her name is ana marie chavez.
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have privacy, and, it just makes those hard days's year for kid. and, tell me about that. >> every little thing helps, every little donation, and, a lot of times. >> reporter: that is amazing, and, people in the community, people who just want to help out or making a difference. the that is something you can see physically. >> just dollars make a difference. it does than the matter whether you give a dollar or hundred dollars it adds up and makes a difference for kid and that what it is all about helping kid. >> i will get it right, 1.844.977.cbs3. if you are helping me get this right now. >> call us, i hear phones ringing, call us at 1.844.977.cbs3, i will toss it over to katie for the eyewitness weather forecast, katie. >> good morning, brooke. every dollar helps. if you can give a dollar we'd love to hear from you and put these volunteers to work, right. lets look at is what happening out there. the it is absolutely gorgeous. what a beautiful blue sky,
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long shadows cast overlooking, moravian college from hotel bethlehem in northampton county. lehigh valley is not only spot finding that bright sunshine. beautiful day, every where. now i call it practically perfect, it is almost perfect, over thing that we cannot check off list here is lighter wind. it is not then big of a blemish on the forecast but it looks like a beautiful day but we keep low humidity, warmth, sunshine. we were off to the cool start we are rebounding nicely already but we expect to hit 76 degrees later today. friday was just absolutely gorgeous, 79 in the sunshine with low humidity. weekend produces a new system triggering shower or thunderstorm for second half of saturday, maybe strong storm, and there will be wind to contend with on sunday but overall looking like a decent weekend despite a system pushing through. come monday breeze continues but we are back in the sunshine and temperatures take a little bit of the hit with the cold's catching up to us. >> i'm with you, friday looks perfect. thank you for that. good morning for that everyone. and 95 south past cottman,
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still almost bumper to bumper going very slow here schuylkill westbound at city avenue. almost looking like a parking lot. still even though we are in the 8:00 o'clock hour. very, very slow, schuylkill, westbound at city avenue eastbound is not looking quite as slow, and then once you get out on to city avenue we have a malfunctioning traffic light in bala cynwyd city avenue at monument road. this will cause major slow downs trying to navigate in and around this condition. also an accident out there, pa turnpike westbound past valley forge, within lane is still blocked in that area brooke, back out to you in the great hall. >> thank you. jay, i wanted to ask you one more question. this is my first year. this is first year for volunteers back here. what has it been like for to you see this grow like this. >> it is amazing to see how many people come out and called. they care about making a difference for kid with cancer. >> thank you so much. you heard him, you can help, every little bit count. call us, we are waiting for
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[ applause ] beyonce sneezed, and the world listened. the entertainer let the sneeze go during a soldout concert tuesday in new york city. the 45,000 fans in attendance went crazy, offering a "bless you" throughout the stadium. >> you were there last night. >> there were no sneezes. all she had to do was walk out, and the hair -- the way she moves, the way she looks, the lyrics. >> let's see it, gayle, around your wrist. >> i know, obnoxious. i'm walking around with the bracelet. >> that the you backstage. vip. >> i'm going cut it off in a couple of days. >> all right. welcome back to "cbs this
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morning." coming up in this half hour, legendary producer and musician nile rodgers will be inducted into the songwriters hall of fame tonight. this morning, he's in our toyota green room. ahead, what inspired his hits and why he says david bowie changed his life. >> got him this morning. plus, the start of trying to change the way we vacation. guest learn to unplug so they can unwind. ahead, we'll take you to the company's tiny cabins hidden away in the wilderness. now it's time for headlines -- "usa today" reports on new evidence that hobbits or miniature humans really existed. the distant relatives to humans were about three-feet tall and had small brains. scientist just announced they are likely descended from a recently discovered species in indonesia who lived 700,000 years ago. some believe they got small over time because of scarce resources. this piece is one i'm bringing to the kids. you got to read this. unbelievable. >> you should know about this.
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the "wall street journal" describes the struggles of brazil's national hockey team. it's entered in a mexico city tournament now even though some players have difficulty on ice. there are penalties in the regulation hockey rink anywhere in brazil, but the team is no longer losing by double digits as it did after the team was formed two years ago. >> a for effort. >> at least they're out there. >> that's right. >> doing it. and "the new york times" says it now costs more benjamins to see "hamilton." what does that mean? the price of premium seats at the hit musical was raised to $849 each. that's what it means. benjamins. a broadway record. at the same time, producers are doubling the number of $10 seats that can be bought in the same-day lotteries. the show is sold out through and lynn mann yell miranda's -- and lin-manuel miranda's seats are sold out. >> might be worth it. writer, producer, and
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guitarist nile rodgers will be inducted into the songwriters hall of fame of fame. so will his partner, bernard edwards. he's being honored along with elvis costello and marvin foye for a -- marvin gay for a field filled with some of the most famous in the past decades. in the summer of 2013, it seemed like all of america was getting lucky. ♪ >> reporter: nile rogers wrote the song with daf punk and pharrell. and one -- and won record of the year at the 2014 grammy awards. ♪ where the group performed alongside stevie wonder. while the others may have more name recognition, according to pitchfork, "get lucky's" real elegance lies in the hands of nile rodgers. ♪ rodgers has been making
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era-defining hits for more than four decades. first with his disco rock funk band heat. ♪ freak out >> reporter: then he wrote this hit for sister sledge. ♪ we are family >> reporter: and this one for diana ross -- ♪ i'm coming up >> reporter: he produced "china girl." ♪ >> reporter: and chart-topper "let's dance" for david bowie. "let's dance ♪ >> reporter: for madonna, "material girl." ♪ ♪ i am a material girl >> reporter: and her first number-one hit, "like a virgin." ♪ like a virgin >> reporter: she called rodgers a genius. ♪ >> reporter: and he's still in demand. ♪ >> reporter: with artists like sam smith, britney spears, and
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lady gaga. ♪ >> reporter: as billboard wrote, "the word prolific doesn't begin to describe nile rodgers." ♪ ♪ hello to the black to the white ♪ >> grammy award winner sold more than 200 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide. nile rodgers, welcome to the table. >> thank you. >> wow! >> i've heard from a lot of musicians that getting into the song writers hall of fame, despite all the other awards, it's the one. why is it the one? >> because you're in there with like gershwin and, you know, all these amazing people that are part of americana. when you're -- when you're a composer, you're the most anonymous people in the world. everybody knows your song. and even my mom, she'll say, god, that's my favorite song. i wrote that song. >> which did she say that about you -- >> gayle. >> hopefully she says it about --
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>> it's embarrassing. >> when they said diana ross, "i'm coming up," you wrote that, too? is there such a thing as a nile rodgers sound or hook? it's madonna, it's keith urban, it's the current people, too. >> yeah. >> lady gaga. >> when i'm lucky, the nile rodgers sound is a hit. >> you write all the time every day. >> every day -- most days. sometimes i'm flying and i can't write. >> do you have a process? >> it change. varies because there's no specific -- here's a good example, i just got called to work on the movie "trolls." they had a specific scene that they wanted me to do. that was easy because it's laid out. you know what you have to do. it's just because you become more of a tech no-crat than an artist. i artistically did it. it was great. if it's something that comes from nothing, that's a different process altogether. usually you're inspired by real life. >> you've had pretty unusual collaborations in your career.
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one of which i think took people by surprise, the david bowie collaboration. you said that literally changed your life. why? >> because i had no record deal, david had no record deal. believe it or not, he paid for that record himself. and we did it in 17 days start to finish. >> "let's dance"? >> yeah. never touched it again. and that's "lens dance," "china doll," "modern love," "cat people." we sold more than 11 million out of the box. >> you knew at 5 that music was what you wanted to do. what happened to you? >> when i turned 5 years old, my grandmother gave me a pair of blue suede shoes, and the record by elvis presley, "blue suede shoes." she said, put on the shoes, and go dance for the company. >> in high school you played with the "sesame street" band. >> right after high school. i joined "sesame street." >> don't hear you talk about that much. >> no. well, it was a great time.
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luther vandross was one year before me. he got "sesame street" first and left to go to the apollo theater. i got "sesame street," then i left to go to the apollo theater. the rest is history. >> it's fun to watch when you play your guitar. even in the green room. when i see you on stage, your whole face transforms. what is that feeling that you're thinking about? you are so in the moment. as most musicians are. it seems to really totally take over your body to me. that feeling? >> my guitar -- i bought that guitar in 1973. i was on tour with the jackson five. we were their opening act. my partner made me buy that guitar. i was so reluctant because i was mr. jazz guy, too cool. he said, look, i'll tell you, it's going to improve your sound immensely. i was like, man, i don't want to play that music. and i bought the famous one there. a couple weeks later i wrote
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"everybody dance." that was the beginning of chic. >> the role. we had a report on before you about the ed sheeran lawsuit. and there have been a lot of lawsuits, obviously. led zeppelin's involved in one. what do you make of what's going on in the music business now? and do you think there's a copying problem? >> there's always been a copying problem. but anthony, just -- i have to be completely honest. there's simply no other way to compose. we're all inspired by other people. i've always told people the greatest motivation when it comes to music is jealousy. you hear somebody else's song, and you go -- that's great. if it just went like this. that would be cool. man, that's a great idea. >> i've heard so many songwriters say what inspires them is they hear a record by somebody else and go, let's do something like that. >> does it sound the same to you, the pieces? >> no, no. >> it doesn't? >> no. see, that's the cleverness of
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being a composer is that what you do is you're inspired by somebody, and then you make it your own, right? you may hear a little lick, but you don't copy them. that's -- no. it's not copying. >> even when you look at the notes? they showed the notes and how they're identical. you can't say -- >> the notes -- melody and notes -- i can take a composition that's close, and i can tribe it and the notes and make the notes look pretty close. i mean, say for instance you wrote it in another key. i transpose it to a different key. i can make it -- >> it's not legit to you? not legit? >> it's hard to prove because the fact is i am telling you now, to the audience, i hear other people's music -- as a matter of fact, this -- >> we've got to run. i apologize. i want to get this mention in, you're going to be performing live at your second annual fold festival --
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>> freak out let's dance. >> alongside like kesha, dnce, earth, wind, and fire -- >> and bette midler. >> we'll have a talk at 9:00 a.m. join the conversation at congratulations. >> thanks. >> let's dance. and we have more from don dahler in a cab anyone -- cabin in the woods. >> reporter: when you get here, you'll be asked to lock away your cell phone. how one company is trying to revolutionize your summer vacation.
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with the official start of summer less than two weeks away, many americans are thinking about vacations. more than one in four americans in 2014 didn't have pay time. 80% of millennials would rather take multiple short vacation than one long one. don dahler is in the new hampshire woods where a company started by harvard grad students is trying to revolutionize the way we disconnect. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning. come on in. the founders of getaway decided to use tiny houses like the one i'm in now because they wanted
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people to get outdoors more. they also didn't want their guests to do too much advanced planning of activity, so they keep the location secret until the last possible moment. ryan and meg are setting out on an adventure five months in the making. in january, the couple booked a one-night stay somewhere in the woods. just 24 hours before leaving, they found out where. it's a two-hour drive from ryan's apartment outside boston. a world away from their normal lives. >> it was relaxing just to be together and have nothing else really going on. just kind of back to your roots. >> reporter: meg and ryan's getaway comes courtesy of a company called getaway. the startup aimed at millennials is part vacation, part social experiment. they built three tiny houses that are, well, tiny and placed
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them in undisclosed locations in the new england wilderness. >> it was like staying in a cabin you that would anywhere in new hampshire or maine, but on a much smaller scale. >> reporter: each house is made of wood, powered mostly by solar energy, and comes furnished with lofted beds, hanging chair, kitchen supplies, a stove, towels and bedding, a simple shower and toilet, and board games to play. all the creature comforts of home jammed into 160 square feet. did it feel cramped to you? >> no. >> no, not really. >> it's actually comparable if you think about it to a studio space or size in any city, boston, new york, whatever. >> reporter: room service -- not a chance. and out here, expect minimal cell service and no wi-fi. >> it was kind of really nice to not know what time it was. we ended up spending the night here. we made s'mores. weated dinner. >> reporter: -- we ate dinner. >> reporter: you were able to virtually disconnect successfully for one night?
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>> yeah. >> reporter: what do you think for a week? >> i think it would get easier as the days went on. >> reporter: that's what founders pete davis and john staff intended. >> i like being connected, i'm always always connected to it unless i actively disconnect. >> reporter: guests are encouraged to lock away their smartphones and trade surfing social media for soaking in the surroundings. >> when you get here, you do nothing. you just are in a beautiful, tiny house, you're in the woods, and you're with the people you love and your own thought. >> reporter: americans today are taking less vacation time than ever. in 2013, 169 million vacation days went unused. the equivalent of over $52 billion in lost benefits. >> it's crazy. there's a lost week for americans where you could be etting away and you're not. and i'm pretty sure it's not because you love your job and want to stay there. it's because vacations are too hard and expensive. >> reporter: that's why accessibility and price are important to staff and davis. houses are an easily drivable
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distance and start at $99 a night. >> this is cool. >> reporter: for meg and ryan, it's an alternative to a more traditional vacation, not a replacement. you don't think the resort chains have anything to worry about yet? >> no. >> i don't think so. i not those will always be filled -- i think those will always be filled with some. i see this as becoming a more prominent scene for those trying to get away from the city definitely. >> reporter: getaway is expanding. they're going to open three around new york city and hope to have 15 by the end of summer. they're looking at taking the concept national. anthony? >> don, thanks. i've got a few of those lost weeks, by the way. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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hi everyone and welcome back, we have our tenth annual alex scott, a stand for hope, tell-a-thon today you can see everyone here the phones have not been ringing so we need to you pick up your phone right now and make a donation we're here, collecting money to help find cures for childhood cancer. we have had an amazing group of volunteers, we have folks from saxby's, snap kitchen, i understand you are having a promotion to raise monday think weekend. >> we are starting this weekend 100 percent of the proceeds for our lemonade, will be going to alex problem and in stayed. come out, to snap kitchen and get your spicy lemonade. >> spicy basil lemonade. make a phone call right any. number is on your screen,
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1.844.977.cbs3. and in the meantime we will toss it over to katie for a look at the weather. sunny today. >> it is looking good. that basil lemonade sound awesome. we will have some great lemonade drinking weather for you here, lots of sunshine to go with our forecast today as well as tomorrow, lets take a look what is happening on storm scan, not too much. we have a nice clear sky out there, barely a cloud to report, and so it is looking to be a fantastic beach day all things considered. rip current risk is low. win is noticeable but we will have a high uv index. put on the sun block and temperatures hit mid 70's later today. water temperature still cool but it will slowly warm as we get through each ape every month of the summer. tomorrow looks just, phenomenal, 79 in the sunshine with low humidity, continuing. weekend, a bit of the humidity new system crosses through triggering a shower. it is even a strong thunderstorm late in the day saturday. we will keep 80's on sunday. still in the sunshine but wind picks up. we will see will cooler, catch up to us by monday, 78 degrees
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with sunshine. tuesday, not bad at all, with some sun, we hit 80 degrees. >> gorgeous. thanks, katie. good morning. looking outside ben franklin bridge you can see how slow it is moving in the westbound direction from new jersey coming into center city. ben franklin bridge is still very slow even though we are pushing toward that 9:00 o'clock hour now. other areas very slow schuylkill westbound at city avenue and call your attention to once you get on the city avenue this is where we have malfunctioning traffic lights in bala cynwyd city avenue at monument road. things are getting back to normal right now. hopefully that tension in that area will soon be lifted, just a little bit. then we have got this accident out here pennsylvania turnpike east and westbound between valley forge and norristown that right lane right now is block. jim, back out to you in the great hall. >> thanks, meisha. >> we understand saxbias offering. >> all of may abe june, we have got four special lemonade created for alex lemonade and donating 20 percent of the proceed from the entire company to alex's lemonade. >> that is great. >> give us a call, number on
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good morning everyone i'm jim donovan. hi there i'm brooke thomas. today is our tenth annual, tenth annual alex scott: a stand for hope tell-a-thon. we are here as always raising money for childhood cancer and awareness and all of the money for childhood cancer and >> we had he like to bring in a special guest our own pat ciarrocchi. >> hi, how are you today. >> so nice to have you here with us. >> very good to see you. >> yes. >> yes. all right. >> you know what, you cannot help but, cheer up, and tear up over the grace and the energy, and the wonderful things that alex iti


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