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minutes? >> we have a process for this. this is a bill that isn't even supported by a bipartisan majority. >> reporter: he argued the pandemonium set a worrisome precedent. >> we've ungridlocked. >> reporter: california's maxine waters disagreed. >> republicans say there was a way to secure a vote without breaking the rules. >> it is not about the rules. it's about whether or not what we're doing is the right thing to do. we're prepared to break the rules.
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>> yes! >> the "cbs overnight news" will be right back. most sixty millios are affected by mental illness. together we can help them with three simple words. my name is chris noth and i will listen.
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well, severe storms pounded the middle atlantic states today. in ravenswood, west virginia a toddler was swept away by flood waters. the governor declared a flood emergency. 40,000 homes and businesses lost power. in allegheny county, virginia streets turned into rivers. police were warning people to stay off the roads. today a judge found that the only baltimore police officer charged with murder in the death of freddie gray was not guilty on all charges. three of the six officers have now been tried, none convicted, and justice correspondent jeff pegues is in baltimore. >> reporter: prosecutors failed to prove that officer caesar
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goodson jr.'s actions led to freddie gray's death. in april 2015 goodson was driving the van in which the 25-year-old was handcuffed, shackled, but not seat belted in. gray suffered a severed spinal cord and died a week later. today judge barry williams ruled that there was no evidence that the defendant knew or should have known of the distress mr. gray may have been in. and "failing to seat belt a detainee in a transport van is not inherently criminal conduct." the ruling was the third loss for the city's top prosecutor, marilyn mosby. six baltimore officers were arrested and charged in freddie gray's death. the first trial ended in a hung jury, the second in an acquittal. doug colbert, a law professor at the university of maryland, has attended all three trials. what does that mean for the
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prosecution? >> it means that convicting a police officer this this country is an exceedingly rare event. and it also means there's a great deal of empathy and understanding of the police officer and much less so of the people who find themselves suffering injury and in this case losing their lives. >> reporter: after gray's funeral baltimore erupted in violence. buildings burned and more than 150 police officers were injured facing off with rioters. mosby's decision to charge the officers calmed the shaken city and was supported by residents like lois edwards. but now she doubts whether anyone will be convicted. >> they're not going to do nothing to them officers. and i feel like something should be done because a life was taken. >> reporter: critics of the prosecution say these acquittals are proof of a rush to judgment. scott, what the judge in this case viewed as a lack of evidence could influence the trials to come. >> jeff pegues on the freddie gray story from the beginning. jeff, thank you. tonight exit polls of voters
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suggest that great britain will stay in the european union. but it is too close to be certain. the uk is one of 28 nations in the european union where people and trade move freely, like a united states of europe. those voting leave want control of britain's borders and freedom from eu regulations. those voting stay believe britain is safer and richer within the eu. the official vote count won't come until tomorrow. two of britain's most famous rock stars anxiously awaited word today from a los angeles jury that was deciding whether they stole one of their best-known works. the verdict? the song remains the same, and so do the royalties. here's john blackstone. >> reporter: for fans of led zeppelin the band's attorney peter anderson was a rock star himself today. [ applause ] >> nice job. >> you protected the best song ever. ♪ >> reporter: the jury's verdict that "stairway to heaven" was not stolen ended a challenge to
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the origins of one of rock and roll's iconic hits, written more than 45 years ago by jimmy page and robert plant. in court today page and plant smiled when the jury ruled they had not copied part of "taurus," a song written by randy wolf in the mid 1960s for his group spirit. but in court the jury never actually heard "taurus." >> we were handicapped. i mean, we had a food stapled to the floor, a hand tied behind our back. >> reporter: francis mallofiy is the attorney for wolf's trust. >> we're working in this alternate reality where the song that jimmy page and robert plant had access to the jurors never got to hear. >> reporter: the only thing the judge allowed the jury to hear was this -- ♪ a guitar playing from sheet music for "taurus" filed for copyright in the 1960s. the jury did not hear "taurus" like this. ♪ as recorded by randy wolf and spirit in 1968. wolf died in 1997. his sister janet carried a picture of him to court.
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>> has randy been indicated in any way by this trial, do you think? >> we did win because people are going to know who my brother is now and they can listen for themselves. >> reporter: but the big difference remains. millions of dollars in royalties for "stairway" will continue flowing to led zeppelin. john blackstone, cbs news, los angeles. coming up next, new tests reveal a danger to passengers in small suvs. and later, this photo helped rally a nation. but it turns out there was something wrong with the caption.
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today the coast guard recovered a second body believed to be from a sailboat missing off florida's gulf coast. debris from the boat and two kayaks have been recovered. ace kimberly, his two sons and a daughter left sarasota on sunday. they later radioed that they were in rough seas and a thunderstorm. a panel with the cdc has reversed itself, saying there is no evidence that flu mist works. the spray was thought to be the best vaccine to protect children. but the panel says doctors should go back to flu shots. today washington's kennedy center announced its honorees. actor al pacino, gospel and blues singer mavis staples. argentine pianist martha
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argerich. singer and songwriter james taylor. and the eagles. plans to honor the eagles last year were put off because founding member glenn frey was ill. he died in january. the honorees will be celebrated at a december gala that is always broadcast by cbs. coming up, an expert takes a close look at a famous photo and finds an error of historic proportions. is growing at an alarming rate. growing fast, you say? we can't contain it any long... oh! you know, that reminds me of how geico's been the fastest-growing auto insurer for over 10 years straight. over ten years? mhm, geico's the company your friends and neighbors trust. and deservedly so. indeed. geico. expect great savings and a whole lot more.
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in february of 1945 associated press photographer joe rosenthal snapped this iconic pulitzer prize-winning photo. but he didn't have time to get the names of the men in it. that was left to the marines. now it turns out they didn't get it quite right. here's david martin. >> reporter: raising the flag on iwo jima. possibly the most famous photograph in american history. certainly the most famous in marine corps history. in today's terms, says retired
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marine colonel mary reinwald, it went viral and stayed viral. >> when you see that picture and you see the american flag and the framing of that picture and it shows victory, it shows the fighting spirit of the marine corps. >> reporter: 6,000 marines lost their lives in the battle for iwo jima including three of the men identified in the photo. three others were brought home on orders of president roosevelt. >> the photo had become so famous that he wanted the flag raisers to go out on a war bond tour to help raise more money for the war effort. >> reporter: one of them was john bradley, a navy corpsman who fought alongside the marines. now seven decades later and more than 10 years after bradley passed away, the marine corps has made an astonishing discovery about the men in this photo. >> john bradley was not one of the flag raisers. >> we're looking at all the various straps and things holding things on. >> reporter: the proof is in photos taken that day and analyzed by forensic specialist michael plaxton for a documentary on the smithsonian channel. here is john bradley and here is the figure identified as john bradley in the famous photo.
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>> the a-ha moment was almost the instant i looked at the two pictures side by side. >> reporter: bradley was wearing pouches in which he carried his medical equipment. the marine in the photo is wearing standard infantryman's gear. and the cuffs of his pants are rolled down over his boots. bradley's cuffs were rolled up. >> if john bradley is not in that picture, that raises the obvious question of who is the sixth person in that picture. >> this was the more difficult part of the exercise, was, well, who's that guy? >> reporter: a freeze frame taken from a film of the flag raising provided the first clue. >> and the first thing i noticed about this man was that his helmet liner strap is hanging down beside his face, and it's swinging back and forth, and it's very, very evident when you see it in the film. >> reporter: there was only one marine there with a strap like that. >> so here's harold schultz, and there's that loose liner strap. >> reporter: schultz survived
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the war but for the rest of his life never said publicly he was in the picture. >> which is incredible in today's world. today's fame-driven world. >> reporter: bradley, who was later wounded and received the navy cross, did raise a flag that day but two hours later it was replaced by the larger, more visible one which became immortal. that flag is on display at the marine corps museum. bradley's name will come off, and schultz's will go on. the record stands corrected. but the truth of shared struggle and ultimate victory captured in that split second remains unchanged. david martin, cbs news, quantico, virginia.
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go long. we were surprised to learn today that some cars with top safety rankings for drivers may not be so safe for passengers. here's our transportation correspondent kris van cleave. >> reporter: the insurance institute for highway safety retested seven small suvs with overall top safety pick status
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to see how the passenger side would handle a crash simulating hitting a pole with 25% of the car at 40 miles an hour. the 2016 hyundai tucson was the only one to earn a good ranking for both driver and front passenger protection. three suvs scored good on the driver's side but acceptable for passengers. >> they lived. >> reporter: subaru has stressed its crash safety in commercials. but the forester earned a marginal ranking for front passengers, as did the nissan rogue. the 2015 toyota rav4 earned the lowest ranking, poor. the passenger side showed 13 more inches of intrusion into the cabin, and its door opened, increasing the risk of ejection. in 2014 nearly 1,700 front seat passengers were killed in frontal crashes. iihs senior research engineer becky mueller. does that mean car makers are building their cars so they pass your test as opposed to applying what you've learned from those tests across the board? >> we knew from the beginning that manufacturers would focus their efforts on the side of the car that we're testing.
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but the time has come to finally apply those same design improvements to the driver and the passenger sides. >> reporter: now, this test is not part of the government's five-star safety ranking. scott, subaru says it is reviewing the results. toyota tells us it has begun adding some additional front passenger protection to vehicles in the 2016 model year. that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us a little later for the morning news and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley.
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♪ >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." welcome to the overnight news. i'm jericka duncan. president obama's plan to reform u.s. immigration policy ran into a brick wall at the supreme court. the justices split evenly 4-4. that tie effectively kills the president's executive order that shields 5 million people from possible deportation. specifically the undocumented parents of children who are either u.s. citizens or permanent legal residents. the president tried to assure those people that the immigration service would not be hunting them down. >> i think it is heartbreaking for the millions of immigrants who made their lives here, who've raised families here, who hope for the opportunity to
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work, pay taxes, serve in our military and more fully contribute to this country we all love in an open way. so where do we go from here? most americans including business leaders, faith leaders, and law enforcement, democrats and republicans and independents, still agree that the single best way to solve this problem is by working together to pass common sense bipartisan immigration reform. that is obviously not going to happen during the remainder of this congress. we don't have a congress that agrees with us on this. nor do we have a congress that's willing to do even its most basic of jobs under the constitution, which is to consider nominations. republicans in congress currently are willfully preventing the supreme court from being fully staffed and functioning as our founders intended. and today's situation underscores the degree to which the court is not able to function the way it's supposed to. the court's inability to reach a
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decision in this case is a very clear reminder of why it's so important for the supreme court to have a full bench. this is an election year. and during election years politicians tend to use the immigration issue to scare people with words like amnesty and hopes it will whip up votes. keep in mind that millions of us, myself included, go back generations in this country, with ancestors who put in the painstaking effort to become citizens. and we don't like the notion that anyone might get a free pass to american citizenship. but here's the thing. millions of people who have come forward and worked to get right with the law under this policy, they've been living here for years too. in some cases even decades. so leaving the broken system the way it is, that's not a solution.
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in fact, that's the real amnesty. pretending we can deport 11 million people or build a wall without spending tens of billions of dollars of tax-payer money is abetting what is really just factually incorrect. it's not going to work. it's not good for this country. it's a fantasy that offers nothing to help the middle class and demeans our tradition of being both a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants. sooner or later, immigration reform will get done. congress is not going to be able to ignore america forever. it's not a matter of if. it's a matter of when. and i can say that with confidence because we've seen our history. we get these spasms of politics around immigration and fear-mongering. and then our traditions and our
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history and our better impulses kick in. that's how we all ended up here. because i guarantee you at some point every one of us has somebody in our background who people didn't want coming here. >> realistically, what do you see as the risk of deportation of these more than 4 million people. you say we can't deport 11 million. 4 million and there's a chunk of time here -- >> let me just be very clear. what was unaffected by today's ruling or lack of a ruling is the enforcement priorities that we put in place. and our enforcement priorities that have been laid out by secretary jeh johnson at the department of homeland security are pretty clear. we prioritize criminals. we prioritize gang bangers. we prioritize folks who have just come in. what we don't do is prioritize people who have been here a long time who are otherwise
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law-abiding, who have roots and connections in their communities. and so those enforcement priorities will continue. this does not substantially change the status quo. and it doesn't negate what has always been the case, which is if we're really going to solve this problem effectively we've got to have congress pass a law. on the campaign trail donald trump called president obama's executive order on immigration "one of the most unconstitutional actions ever undertaken by a president." on capitol hill house speaker paul ryan praised the supreme court's action. >> this is a win for the constitution. it's a win for congress. and it's a win for our fight to restore the separation of powers. presidents don't write laws. congress writes laws. this is a case that the house weighed in on because it's
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fundamental to our system of checks and balances. congress, not the president, writes our laws. and today the supreme court validated that very core essential fundamental principle. for fans of the rock band led zeppelin the song will remain the same. a federal court in los angeles ruled that jimmy page and robert plant did not rip off the opening rip for their classic hit "stairway to heaven." john blackstone calls the tune. >> reporter: for fans of led zeppelin the band's attorney, peter anderson, was a rock star himself today. >> whoo! nice job. >> you protected the best song ever. ♪ >> reporter: the jury's verdict that stairway to heaven was not stolen ended a challenge to one of rock and roll's iconic hits, written 45 years ago by jimmy page and robert plant. in court today page and plant smiled when the jury ruled they had not copied part of "taurus," a song written by randy wolf in the mid 1960s for his group
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spirit. but in court the jury never actually heard "taurus." >> we were handicapped. i mean, we had a foot stapled to the floor, a hand tied behind our back. >> reporter: francis malaffey is the attorney for wolf's trust. >> we're working in this alternate reality where the song jimmy page and robert plant had access to the jurors never got to hear. >> reporter: the only thing the judge allowed the jury to hear was this. ♪ a guitar playing from sheet music for "taurus" filed for copyright in the 1960s. the jury did not hear "taurus" like this. ♪ as recorded by randy wolf and spirit in 1968. wolf died in 1997. his sister janet carried a picture of him to court. >> has randy been vindicated in any way by this trial, do you think? >> we did win because people are going to know who my brother is now and they can listen for themselves. >> reporter: but the big
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difference remains. millions of dollars in royalties
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seven climbers have died so far this season trying to reach the top of the world, the summit of mount everest. but everest isn't the only dangerous mountain on the planet. the eiger in the swiss alps has attracted thrill seekers for decades. more than 60 people have either frozen or fallen to their deaths down its nearly vertical slopes. now a new breed of daredevil is taking on the eiger, not by climbing up but by flying down. anderson cooper has the story for "60 minutes." >> reporter: at 13,000 feet the icy summit of the iger is too steep and rocky to simply ski down. >> you ready? >> reporter: so j.t. holmes is training in three extreme sports to rocket down more of the eiger
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than anyone ever has. right now he's practicing one of those slopes. speed riding on a nearby mountain slope with his friend and cameraman valentin duluth. to speed ride j.t. is using skis but he's also attached to a glider-like parachute called a speed wing. it allows him to sore over rocks and ledges impossible to ski. >> you're capable of transitioning in and out of flight at will. >> reporter: so you're both skiing and then you're flying. and then you're skiing a little bit more. >> exactly. >> reporter: but speed riding will only take j.t. so far down the eiger. he'll also ski down a cliff and freefall the rest of the way, all in one long nonstop breathtaking ride. >> three sports, one run. and they're my three favorite sports. >> reporter: these are the three things you love. >> yeah. these are three of the things i love.
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>> reporter: j.t. needs perfect conditions for this dangerous descent. and so far he hasn't been lucky. weather on the eiger is unpredictable. fierce winds whip the slopes and change direction dramatically. j.t. checks the eiger every day to see if he can finally head to the summit. the past two years he's had to cancel plans because wind blew the snow off the top of the mountain. >> today the conditions are not right. >> well, yeah, today you can't even see the top of the eiger. first of all, you couldn't land a helicopter up there. >> how long have you been planning this? >> you know, first kind of thoughts of it were upwards of six years ago but really focused on it for three. >> why has it taken so long? >> you put your life in unnecessary risk. so i need the right day. >> reporter: j.t. is well aware of the risk. he started out as a professional skier.
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the steeper the slope the better. >> ready, set go! >> reporter: now at 35 he makes a living through endorsements and filming his remarkable feats. when we first met him six years ago in norway, he and his daredevil friends were pioneering the use of wing suits, jumping off mountains and flying at more than 100 miles an hour. but in the last several years a number of j.t.'s friends and acquaintances have died in wingsuit accidents. olive ruud, who was flying with j.t. in norway, was killed in 2012 when he struck a cliff and fell 1,000 feet. j.t. won't be wingsuit flying off the eiger. the most dangerous part of his descent will be after he finishes speed-riding when he tries to jettison his skis and freefall down the rest of the mountain. to practice he makes base jumps without skis off a tiny slippery piece of rock he calls the mushroom. >> i stepped off the helicopter onto the mushroom and that was fine. i had good grip. but then i took another step and there was this really thin ice
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layer. >> it feels more uneven than i remember it. >> he's off. >> reporter: he falls for about 20 seconds, accelerating to 110 miles an hour before opening his parachute. he's heading right toward us. the parachute's open. it's a white parachute. he's red. that was amazing. how was it? >> scary. >> reporter: when j.t. jumps off the cliff on the eiger he'll have his skis on. properly releasing them is critical. >> what's the danger if you can't get the skis off? >> you're at risk of an unstable parachute deployment or a snag. >> so the biggest danger is the ski is going to get tangled up in the parachute? >> that's the risk. >> reporter: that risk is foremost in his mind because of what happened to his best friend shane mcconkey. in 2007 j.t. and shane started skiing off mountains, dropping
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their skis, then flying away in wingsuits. it was a dangerous combination they found thrilling. >> oh, yeah. another wingsuit ski base. here we go. >> reporter: but on this jump in italy in 2009 shane mcconkey's ski release mechanism jammed. he couldn't get his skis to come off. he crashed into the ground at high speed and was killed instantly. >> that's how he died, his skis didn't come off. >> he couldn't get his skis off, struggled in his wingsuit, and crashed. >> reporter: when j.t. is training at the eiger he wears a t-shirt with a funny picture of shane on it. without his old friend there to help him he's turned to new friends. martin sherman is an experienced swiss mountain guide. >> they can change very quickly. from good conditions to really nasty. >> it can turn bad very quickly.
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>> and then you're in trouble. >> one wrong step and you can plunge off. >> you're gone. >> reporter: martin and j.t. are cautious and methodical, making numerous trips up the eiger to plan in advance every part of the complex descent. particularly this spot where j.t. will jump, jettison his skis, and begin to freefall. >> you're standing there on the top of the mountain. what goes through your mind? >> there's two mindsets. there's the evel knievel, which is kind of kamikaze and who knows how it's going to work out, and will you hit the landing ramp or not. and then there's the james bond. and bond is composed and dialed and he uses clever pieces of gear which he developed with q to, you know, outwit his opponents and pull off tremendous things. >> which one are you? >> i'm bond. >> reporter: after days of waiting and years of false starts and canceled attempts, on this visit in april the weather on the mountain suddenly clears. j.t. decides the time is right.
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he and his team take a chopper to the eiger summit. >> i'm checking for landmarks on the way up and kind of confirming my line, my path of descent. >> so you already have a path of descent in your mind. >> it's something that's been memorized. >> reporter: the eiger may be a monster of a mountain, but up close the summit is shockingly small. here there is no room for error. no room for the helicopter. >> it's not big yuf for the helicopter to actually land. >> it does what we call a tow in where it puts its nose into the eiger and hovers there. >> how big is the area you're standing on at the top? >> the top of the eiger is pretty small. there is no flat spot. workable space is three ping-pong tables. >> three ping-pong tables. that's it? >> yeah. something like that, yeah. >> reporter: a mistake here, one wrong step, at 13,000 feet could
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cost them their lives. j.t. and his team work for almost an hour. wearing crampones on their ski boots they dig trenches with their ice axes so they won't fall down the nearly vertical slope. the surface is jagged ice, not powdery snow, and it can easily rip the speed wings. >> and i like how these things snag the lines. >> they file down the sharp points so they won't snag the speed wing lines. but the wind picks up and they have to quickly reposition them. j.t. decides it's now or never. >> okay. we're good? >> yeah. >> okay. three, two, one, go. >> reporter: j.t. launches off the summit. champion speed rider valentin deloux follows, videotaping for us with a camera on his helmet. the ride of a lifetime has begun. >> that's when you turn your skis downhill. doing that, that's very committing because you point your skis down the eiger you're probably not going to stop till
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the bottom. >> one way or the other. >> one way or the other. >> reporter: j.t. uses the speed wing for much of the descent, flying overoutcroppings of rock and icy slopes too steep to ski. he reaches an open slope on the eiger's western flank and lands. he cuts loose his speed wing so it won't slow him down. now he relies solely on his skis and skills. >> it's black diamond skiing. you're in a really cool place where few people have skied. really what you're going to try to do is gather as much speed as possible and just propel yourself off the cliff. >> reporter: the cliff he'll ski off is coming up fast. this is the most dangerous part of j.t.'s descent. there is no stopping. he completes a double backflip to stabilize himself, releases his skis, then freefalls. his nylon suit is
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aerodynamically designed, propelling him forward so he doesn't crash into any rock legends. he falls nearly 2,000 feet, finally opening his parachute. >> whoo-hoo! yeah! yeah, buddy! >> reporter: he drifts safely to the ground, landing more than a mile below the eiger's summit. >> whoa! whoo! oh, my god! >> j.t. went back up for another run. but it didn't go so well. you can see the full report on our website, the "overnight news" will be right back. i'm afraid it,s bad for my teeth. try crest 3d white. crest 3d white diamond strong toothpaste and rinse... ...gently whiten... ...and fortify weak spots. use together for 2 times stronger enamel. crest 3d white.
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two americans are safe at a hospital in chile after a death-defying rescue mission from the bottom of the world. they got sick at the south pole, where it's winter and dark 24 hours a day. dana jacobson reports. >> reporter: in near total darkness and with wind chills exceeding 100 degrees below zero, a canadian-owned turbo prop plane finally reached the bottom of the world tuesday. after a roughly 10-hour layover to let the flight crew rest, the evacuees boarded the twin otter plane and headed for a british outpost some 1,500 miles away. tim stockings is operations
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director for the british antarctic survey. >> this mission is pretty difficult. no one should underestimate the nature of the challenge. >> reporter: the rescue mission arrived at the research station wednesday around 1:15 a.m. eastern. a short time later the patients transferred planes and were up in the air again. their next destination, punta arenas, chile, about seven hours and 1,000 miles away, flying over some of the most unforgiving open water in the world. >> to travel over that distance over a raging ocean in winter is an incredible feat of airmanship. >> reporter: they landed in southern chile at 9:41 p.m. eastern, then were transported to a local clinic for treatment. u.s. officials ordered the emergency airlift last week. departing from calgary, the rescue planes made stops in colorado, ecuador, and chile before looping around the south pole and back to south america, covering almost 13,000 miles. in the nearly 60-year history of the amundson scott south pole station only two other people in 2001 and 2003 have been airlifted during the perilous
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the animated feature "finding dory" continues to break box office records. most kids just think it's cute. but the film also carries a deeper message. reena ninan reports. >> i suffer from short-term memory loss. >> reporter: it's a condition dory has had since she was a baby. >> i suffer from short-term remembery loss. >> yes! >> that's exactly what you say. >> she has a brain that works a little differently from everyone else's but it also allows her to make connection that's other people wouldn't or see other things that other people might miss. >> where'd you grow up, dory? >> me? i don't know. >> reporter: she's on a quest to find her long-forgotten parents and never lets her disability get in her way. even when her friends lose faith. >> never work. it's too crazy. >> what do you mean?
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just tell me. i'm okay with crazy. >> so the problem is not necessarily that dory's brain works differently from other people's but that other people aren't willing to extend kindness or be patient with her or work with her on the terms that her brain works. >> for once can't we just enjoy the view? >> how can you be talking about the view when i remembered my family? >> no, no. >> reporter: some are seeing the film's matter of fact treatment of dory's memory loss and her ability to take on any challenge as a breakthrough for hollywood. anna scheckter works for the young adult institute helping those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. she took a group to see the film over the weekend. >> the message was not los. as soon as we got out of the film people said she never gave up. she kept swimming. she did it. >> look. hot diggity, you're flying! you're flying! >> reporter: disney has a history of films that embrace the differences of their main characters. dumbo's oversized ears allow him to fly. and even the title character in the original "finding nemo" puts a positive spin on his smaller than average fin. >> how's the lucky fin? >> lucky.
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>> reporter: but "finding dory" gives audiences a whole spectrum of characters who thrive in the face of their disabilities. hank the octopus is mission a tentacle. destiny the shark has vision problems. bailey the beluga whale has troubles with his sonar abilities. but they all ultimately find their own special skills to help dory get home. >> so i love that message too, that even your disability can be your biggest strength. and so i was surprised to see how complex of a character she became. >> and so we don't see her as a tragic figure. we just see her as a person who's different. and i think that catching kids at an age when they haven't formed preconditions about disability and just encouraging them to see human variety and potential and opportunities to just have different experiences is a really powerful thing to do. >> that's the overnight news for this friday.
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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, june 24th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking news -- prime minister david cameron says he's resigning. the shocking announcement came just hours after the united kingdom voted to leave the european union, sending shock waves through the global markets. also breaking overnight, wild weather across the u.s. in west virginia, intense flooding washes away homes and businesses. one burning house floats away in the flood. in california, flames have swallowed dozens of homes. this morning, firefighter video takes us right to the danger zone.


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