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>> join us ♪ good morning. it is tuesday, may 30, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." a heated fight over immigration at the texas state capitol. lawmakers get into a shoving match and threaten gun violence after one calls immigration enforcement agents on protesters. tiger woods blames a reaction to prescription drugs for his holiday weekend dui charges. we'll look at his struggle to overcome personal and professional setbacks. plus we'll take you to the northern most military base in greenland. jeff glor gets a look at an early warning system that can track missile launches from places like russia and north korea. but we begin today's morning with today's eye opener, your
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world in 90 seconds. >> this is the grown-up world now. if he can not handle his job, he needs to turn in his security clearance and go back to doing real estate in new york city. >> jared kushner faces agreeing scrutiny. >> i don't trust the story. we don't know if it's true. a shoving match on the state floor in texas. tempers flared. isis is claiming responsibility for a deadly bombing in central baghdad. the man accused of a deadly attack after an anti-muslim rant on a train in portland, oregon, is due in court today. former panamanian manuel noriega has died. he was 83 years old. tiger woods is charged with driving under the influence in florida. >> he claims an unexpected reaction to prescription medicine. >> he's taken quite a fall, and i'm hoping that this might be
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the bottom of the fall. a tiger killed a zoo keeper in england. the zoo is calling it a freak accident. >> this is human failure. in illinois, fire destroyed a good portion of the former joliet correctional center. the prison has been closed for years. all that -- >> whoa, bryce harper wants a piece of hunter strickland. here they go. bench is empty. >> that was a real fight. open punches thrown and punched landed. my goodness. >> and all that matters. the sense was incredible. >> a minute of silence has been held in manchester. >> for manchester and the people who have come here to remember the enormity of what happened a week ago will never be forgotten. on "cbs this morning." >> president trump marked memorial day at arlington national cemetery. >> we pay tribute to those brave souls who raced into gunfire, roared into battle, and ran into
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hell to face down evil. this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. presented by toyota. let's go places. captioning fund welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off so alex wagner joins us. we begin with breaking news. cbs news has confirmed communications director mike dubke is out. >> this move comes as the role of president trump's senior adviser and son-in-law jared kushner is also under cross-suit scrutiny. the fbi is focused on kushner for allegedly trying to establish back channel communications with russia. major garrett is at the white house with more on the story. >> the mike dubke move has been in the works for a good long while and by itself in no way constitutes a major shake-up of this white house communications team but more big moves are in the offing and could happen very soon.
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here yesterday, trump's first campaign manager, cory lewandowski were here. they met with all west wing senior staff. both could be brought into this white house or assigned by this white house to create a war room to deal with the ongoing russia investigation stories. in his first memorial day speech as commander in chief, president trump called fallen u.s. soldiers heroes. >> we can never repay them, but we can always remember. >> present. >> reporter: the president paused after laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. later, he met families and a mother memorializing her son. >> you take care of yourself. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: the solemnity of the day contrasts with continuing drama inside the white house. top adviser and son-in-law jared kushner is now a focus of the investigation into possible
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collusion between the trump campaign and transition with russian officials or operatives. cbs news has confirmed that when kushner meat met with russian ambassador sergey kislyak in december, the two discussed setting up a back channel for communications between the trump transition team and russian officials. administration aides describe that as standard procedure. >> i don't like it. i just don't. >> reporter: but republican senator john mccain said what's standard for the trump team isn't. >> i don't think it's standard procedure prior to the inauguration of a president of the united states by someone who is not in an appointed position. >> reporter: the negative publicity has made kushner vulnerable for the first time and made space for chief strategist steve bannon to regain some influence. but kushner's allies argue that president trump considers the best part of his recently completed foreign trip the three legs that kushner organized. saudi arabia, israel, and rome. that work, like the $110 billion
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arms deal with the saudis jared helped negotiate is valued most by mr. trump. the president told "the new york times" about jared kushner, he has told confidence in him, adding, he is a very good person. alex. >> major, thanks. france's new president used his first meeting with russian president vladimir putin to deliver a sharp message. emmanuel macron met putin outside paris yesterday. macron criticized the use of chemical weapons by syria's russian-backed government. he also took aim at two russian state media organizations. he accused them of spreading false stories during france's recent presidential campaign. putin has denied interfering in that election. politician has taken an ugly turn inside the texas state capitol. >> the confrontation happened after one lawmaker said he called immigration officials about protesters in the gallery. a member, a republican from dallas, also threatened to shoot a democratic colleague.
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he claimed it would be self-defense. >> the flare-up concerns a new state law that effectively bans sanctuary cities in texas. it gives larw enforcement officers the right to question immigration status of anyone they detain. david is outside the state capitol in austin. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there were a lot of protesters in the state capitol and they were loud. at one point, a republican representative claims he saw a protester holding a sign that said, i am illegal and i'm here to stay. that representative then told his colleagues, i just called federal immigration police on those protesters. that's when things got ugly. decorum was lost in the texas house monday as elected officials started pushing one another during the final day of the legislative session. >> i did shove him around a little bit. i pushed him because he needed to get out of there. >> reporter: the democrat and republican dust-up came off he said he called immigration
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officials to report protesters gathered in the house chamber. >> he said, yeah, i called i.c.e. and then he said, f them. >> you say things to incite people and that's exactly what i did. >> reporter: an estimated 1,000 people were inside the capitol monday, protesting the state law which forces texas sheriffs to help enforce federal immigration law. the house business stopped and protesters were ordered to leave the gallery. some were physically removed by texas state troopers. >> these folks understand that what is going to happen in the future is exactly what matt renaldi demonstrated. he saw the crowd and he awe illegals. >> reporter: house democrats are not only laying the blame squarely on the representative. members say he escalated the situation. >> there was a threat made to put a bullet in one of my colleague's heads. >> reporter: but on facebook, he said, represent poncho nevarez threatened my life on the house floor and representative romero
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threaten medici threatened me physically. he said he made it clear. >> what's not true is that i threatened his life. >> reporter: lawmakers' families were in the chamber to celebrate the final session. what they saw, many say, was an em barsment to the state. >> there are enough of us here who remember a time in texas when respect and decorum ruled the day. >> reporter: we reached out to representative renaldi at least seven times but he never got back to us. he says he now fears for his safety and this morning, he is being protected by texas state troopers. a suspect accused of stabbing two men to death and seriously injuring a third on a portland, oregon, train is due in court today. president trump called these attacks unacceptable. he tweeted this. the victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. maria is outside the justice
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center with how a third bystander helped save the victim's life. >> reporter: this morning, jeremy christian is set to be arraigned in court on several charges, including murder but this morning, we are learning more about the lone survivor in this attack and the man who helped him in the situation. >> micah came running out, holding the left side of his neck, going, somebody help me, call 911. >> reporter: marcus was waiting for the train with his family friday afternoon when he suddenly heard people screaming and running for safety. that's when he spotted 21-year-old micah fletcher, one of three good samaritans who police say was stabbed by jeremy christian while defending two young teens during a racist rant. >> i wrapped my hand over his to try and keep pressure on his neck and then somebody tossed us a little toddler jacket to put over the wound. >> reporter: micah's family credits the iraq war veteran with keeping the college student
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alive. >> he'll be with us forever. he's -- he's a lifesaver. >> reporter: micah is now recovering at home. the two other men who stood up against christian died from their injuries. >> clearly what happened on that train was an act of terrorism. what happened on that train was a hate crime. >> reporter: portland mayor ted wheeler says he hopes the tragedy will inspire change. he's calling on the federal government to revoke the permit for a rally later this week organized by the same alt-right group that planned the protest where christian went on a hate-filled rant last month. >> yes, it's protected by the first amendment of the constitution, but i'm also asking people to use common sense and have some decency out of respect for the fact that this community is still mourning and we're still angry. >> reporter: the rally's organizer right now says he does
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not promote hate speech and he is not associated with jeremy christian. at this point right now, he is not canceling his event. the aclu was also weighing in on this debate. their director saying that government censorship is not the answer. charlie, so far, more than $1 million has been raised online for the victims and their families >> thanks. tiger woods is blaming his dui arrest on prescription medicine. woods said in a statement, i want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. i didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly. police in south florida pulled him over early yesterday and took him to jail. woods is recovering from back surgery last month. we're at jupiter police headquarters north of west palm beach with the golfer's recent struggles. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, and that statement released last night, woods also apologized and took full responsibility for his actions. now, police here are expected to release the arrest report and possibly dash cam video later today. those items could shed light on
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woods' behavior during the arrest. disheveled and unshaven, tiger woods' mug shot is a sharp departure from his usual carefully crafted public image. the 41-year-old golfer, winner of 79 pga tour events was arrested around 3:00 monday morning, not far from a restaurant he owns and his estate. woods said he cooperated with jupiter police. >> his life has been, you know, chaotic and difficult, i think, for several years. >> reporter: golf world editor in chief says woods hasn't been the same golfer since he crashed his suv on thanksgiving weekend 2009. >> tiger's a guy that is in trouble and needs help. >> reporter: that accident, which happened outside his orlando home, reportedly followed an argument with his wife over his infidelity. they eventually divorced and woods sought treatment for sex addiction. >> it's hard to admit that i
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need help. but i do. >> reporter: woods has not played on the pga tour in four months. last won a major title in 2008. >> there will come a point in when, yeah, physically, i won't be able to do it. >> reporter: in october, woods told charlie rose his health, not his personal struggles, was to blame for his decline. >> i've had three back operations and that's taken its toll on me. >> not the athlete that you physically -- >> no. torn achilles throughout the time. blown knee. torn miniscus so i've gone through a lot. >> reporter: in april, woods went through a fourth back operation. on his website, he said, i haven't felt this good in years. >> if tiger were to play well again, i think most of the public would sort of overlook what just happened and maybe that's what he's banking on. >> reporter: even though police took woods into custody around 3:00 a.m., he wasn't booked into
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the county jail until around 7:00 a.m. he was released four hours later without bail. alex? >> manuel, thanks. severe storms hit eastern north carolina overnight injuring at least 14 people. this morning, a national weather service crew will survey damage to see if it was caused by a tornado. at least one home was flattened and nearly a dozen other buildings were damaged. strong winds also knocked over trees blocking roads. isis claims responsibility for a massive bomb in baghdad that killed 17 people. surveillance video cap chutured moment of the blast outside a popular ice cream shop. the bomb in a parked car was set off by remote control. 32 people were injured here. a new car bomb this morning exploded near a government office in baghdad and that blast killed 14 people. stepped up the tax as u.s. forces battle for the last areas of mosul under isis control. charlie is now in erbil, iraq,
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and joins us. >> reporter: good morning to you, gayle. what we've seen in the fight for the old city is simply guerilla warfare at its very worst and each day that it goes on becomes more dangerous for those trapped inside. iraqi security video shows what this battle field has now become, dense urban terrain. close quarter combat waged through rooftops as troops inch forward, they're capturing more than ground. they showed us what looked like a sales lot for isis car bombs. armor-plated tractors, suvs reinforced with steel only in the front to protect suicide bombers from being shot dead before reaching their targets. just one danger facing a u.n.-estimated 200,000 residents effectively held prisoner inside the old city. leveling whole neighborhoods
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with u.s. air strikes and artillery isn't an option. at a front line command center, a general and his men observe a drone camera pinpointing a suspected isis position. they're hiding among the residents and preventing them from fleeing, he said. civilian population is the biggest obstacle slowing down our forces. iraqi military has urged residents to leave, but militants with booby trap trapped homes and hoped fire. to isis, they're simply a mass of human shields, far too valuable to give up easily. >> normally what we see in mosul is once these neighborhoods are liberated, the residents come rushing out but we haven't seen that mass exodus. at this point, there doesn't seem to be any escape. >> thanks. british police have released a new photo of the manchester bomber. they are trying to recreate his
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movements before last week's attack. their surveillance camera image shows salman abedi wheeling a blue suitcase. police are trying to locate the bag. they say it was not used in the attack. >> this morning, manchester's mayor placed a wreath at the train station. victoria station had been closed since the night of the bombing. a candlelight vigil last night marked the exact moment one week after the blast that killed the 2 the people. the u.s. navy has identified the s.e.a.l. who was killed over new york harbor. he died sunday after his parachute malfunctioned in midair. he was a member of the elite navy parachute team called the leap frogs. officials are investigating the cause of the accident. peter's family says he was an angel on earth and a role model to all. he is painfully missed. >> very sad story over the weekend and you saw the whole thing unfold. investigators have new information on a deadly tiger
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attack in england. ahead zoo visitors describe what happened in the moments after the animal suddenly grabbed a zoo keeper and wildlife expert
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the pentagon's efforts to protect america reach all the way to greenland. we're deep inside the arctic circle where the views on the ground are stunning. but here, the military's looking far beyond. i'm jeff glor. coming up on "cbs this morning," a look at a $250 million space surveillance and missile detection warning system and the mission at tulle air base in greenland. ♪ the sun'll come out tomorrow... ♪ for people with heart failure, tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine that helps make more tomorrows possible.
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♪ ahead, what happens when you hit the hitter. all-star bryce harper starts a
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massive baseball brawl. >> the emotional reaction after two this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news." good morning, i'm rahel solomon, 7-eleven employees being treated for gunshot wounds and person of interest g being questioned. this happened at the 7-eleven, torresdale avenue about 4:00 this morning, police say clerk opened one register but shot when he couldn't open a second. the suspect got away, and that person of interest was found on nearby roof. now, checking the for was can with katie forecast. >> night we see the sun today? >> it will be tough on day like this today, rahel do, have frontal boundery stuck in place, we do, also, have couple of ours of low pressure that work their way along that front, stays cloudy with on shore flow, few raindrops also telling the tail outside kutztown area middle school where it is 53 degrees at the moment. now, as the week progresses we not only warm up, but do start
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to brighten up, too, even as early as tomorrow, still left over shower come thursday, beautiful day, and that lingers through at least the daylight hours on the friday before the next systems comes. >> loving that thursday, all right, katie, thank you so muchment looking outside, still busy out there. do have disable vehicle before bridge street. ninety-five south, push in the southbound direction at cottman. it is pulled all the way off to the shoulder but that in with this congestion really going to slow you down. accident cleared here, but we have residual backups, past ft. washington, rahel, over to you. >> meisha, thank you. next update at 7:55, up next on cbs this morning, the americans followed by cbs news as they climb mount evrest, celebrate as they reach the summit. i'll rahel solomon. good morning.
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whoa. history. and bryce harper wants a piece of hunter strickland. here they go. strickland lands a punch. >> bryce harper, the baseball gloves came off yesterday in san francisco. bryce harper did not like hunter strickland's 98 miles an hour fast ball, charged the mound and slugged the giants pitcher. the teammates cleared the dugouts. the last time he pitched to harper, he hit two home runs in the playoffs. both players are likely to be suspended for fighting. look at that. just because he thought he was pitching too well. >> nobody will defend him for having bad hair, bryce harper. go, mr. bryce.
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welcome back. >> no, no, i was just going to say -- >> drag it out of him. >> now we want to know what it is. >> no, i can't say. >> i'm not moving on. >> we're going to have a long silence. >> one, mississippi, two mississippi. >> getting awkward. >> no. >> no, i don't. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we are getting new information about how president trump gets his daily intelligence briefing. you win that time. "the washington post" reports the president is impatient during the classified oval office meetings. >> the paper says he demands previewty from intelligence officials. mr. trump also likes to focus on maps, charts, and pictures as well as what the cia director calls killer graphics. the president interrupts with questions but also with, quote, random asides. >> here's a look at some of the morning's other headlines. the boston globe says robert mueller emphasized integrity in his graduation speech at a
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massachusetts high school. >> if you are not honest, your reputation will suffer and once lost, a good reputation can never, ever be regained. as the saying goes, if you have integrity, nothing else matters, and if you do not integrity, nothing else matters. >> the justice department has appointed mueller as a special counsel. he will oversee the investigation into russian interference in the election and possible collusion with the trump campaign. the former fbi director did not mention the president or the investigation. mueller's granddaughter was one of the graduates. the "wall street journal" reports more homeowners are refinancing their mortgages and pocketing the cash. freddie mac says nearly half of borrowers who refinance their homes between january and march chose the cashout option. that is the highest level since the financial crisis. some experts say the refinancing boom represents a healthy confidence in the economy as unemployment drops. a "los angeles times" says the it was a deadly weekend along the kern river in central
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california. three people died and 24 were rescued in multiple incidents. the wet winter is creating powerful rapids on the river. two of the dead were rafters. officials fear that the death toll could climb in the summer as more of the snow starts to melt. "newsweek" says a tiger killed a zoo keeper in central england. the animal attacked a woman in an enclosure. officials called it a freak accident. a visitor says they heard a scream and people shouted, run. some people hid in a zookeeper's room until they got the all clear. long-time skoo director jack hannah calls the attack human failure. >> when these kinds of things happen the protocol has either been broken or someone made a mistake. it's not the animal's mistake at all. i cannot blame anything that happens in the zoological department on an animal, basically. they are who they are. i must say, this is human failure at a park when this happens. >> the tiger has not been put down. officials say the animal did not
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escape and never put visitors in danger. today, for the first time ever, the pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental range missile. the move is partly a response to north korea, which has test launched three missiles in the past three weeks. its official news agency said this morning that dictator kim jong un threatened to send a bigger gift package to the u.s. north korea is not the only new concern for our military. russia recently opened a military base in the arctic. this puts attention on the pentagon's northern most base located in greenland. it was originally built as a buffer during the cold war. jeff glor recently returned from a special tour of that base. >> reporter: thule air base is not easy to reach or maintain. but the u.s. did just complete a significant upgrade for space and missile defense there. one of several early warning systems being improved worldwide. with developments in north korea and russia coming daily, thule
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is not just on top of the world, it's on top of many american military minds. on one of the most isolated pieces of land on erarth, a bas with no roads leading in, an island covered more than 80% ice, the air force needs to stay constantly connected to the sky. >> 900 miles from the north pole and only five hours flying time by jet bomber away from russia's industrial heart is the american airfield at thule. >> reporter: at the height of the cold war, thule air base was a vital part of u.s. strategy and symbolism. today, as new chills settle in. >> as you can see right now, we're kind of socked in. >> reporter: we were invited on base by colonel christopher ebegan who took charge of thule, part of air force space command just last year. >> we have a unique access this far north that the department of defense does not have anywhere else. >> reporter: in training sessions, airmen learn to surveil the sky, always on alert for the worst case scenario, a missile fired from asia.
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heat signals from launches are typically first picked up by satellites in space. but radar on the ground remains essential to track after that. and no u.s. base sits farther north than thule. it is the halfway point between washington and moscow, the location of the 12th space warning squadron. thule's $250 million radar just got a $40 million software upgrade. one of six early warning systems like this around the world being improved. more than 3500 antennas here can see 3,000 miles into space. why is this upgrade so significant? >> because our missile technology has changed, they become more accurate, and with the proliferation we're seeing across the globe, there's more interest in being able to actually take some sort of defensive measures against them. with the evolution of time, we've gone away from aircraft to radar systems that do missile warning and missile defense missions. the mission may have changed by the access, the location,
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remains the same. >> reporter: thule is now home to only about 200 military personnel. they come for a year at a time. the climate and conditions are considered too harsh beyond that. >> i got here last june. >> reporter: michael is the base chaplain. >> it's an amazing mission. who else gets to say you went to the top of the world? that said, it's an adjustment for a lot of us. oh, yeah. you don't hear birds right now, for example. there's no trees. >> reporter: never mind not saying daylight for four months. >> i tell you what, that is -- when people said that not seeing the sun for 100 days was hard, as a chaplain i was thinking, we can get through anything. but it was hard. >> reporter: those willing to make this trip often cite the brutal beauty of greenland. they are also keenly aware of the mission. >> reporter: when you see how much more attention folks are paying to the arctic circle now, especially from a military perspective, it's to put you on edge. >> the increased interest in the political side of the house is interesting, but we've invested
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for the last 60 years in the capabilities here. when our most important resources are people and they're that trained and they want to be here, it makes you rest comfortably at night. >> reporter: the sun won't set again in thule until august. it won't rise from november until february. it may seem hard to believe, but the vast majority who serve there volunteer, sometimes for multiple tours. >> a lot of people believe that's going to be a venue for real conflict in the future. >> the white house is reviewing missile defense capabilities now, and so i think there's some who would not be surprised to see more focus on thule at some point in the future. >> lot of action up there in the arctic. >> they normally don't let people in. was it your charm that got you in? >> yeah, right. >> she's absolutely right, jeff. it was charm. >> it's only one american passenger plane we aper week an it's mostly a cargo plane, only about 30 people on board. there's not many people going in and out of there. >> he was dropped down in a
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cargo package. >> fascinating stuff. thank you, jeff. >> great piece. the fda is expanding the use of an effective cancer drug. our dr. david will explain which patients can benefit from it. and next, conquering one of the world's greatest challenges. >> ladies and gentlemen, not only is my phone not dead, but that is adrian ballinger with no oxygen on top of the world. >> we've been following two americans who just made their way up mt. everest. they'll tell us how they helped each other out during that final push. you're watching "cbs this morning." ♪ that one right there. ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ two climbers we followed for more than a year have reached the top of mt. everest together. adrian ballinger and cory richards attempted the climb last year but only richards was able to finish. after a final push that took nearly 12 hours, they both made it to the summit over the
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weekend. everest is, of course, the highest point on earth at an elevation of more than 29,000 feet, and ballinger was able to match a special achievement that his friend recorded in last year's climb. dana jacobson followed them as their shared their journey on snapchat. >> good morning. this year, both cory and adrian reached the world's highest peak, but it was adrian who accomplished their ultimate goal of making it without supplemental oxygen. the grueling summit push took more than 40 hours round-trip. the highs and lows of it all shared with the world on social media. >> here we are. one year later. you did it. >> reporter: their bodies push theed to the limit, cory and adrian spent less than 15 minutes on top of mt. everest, taking in a view few others have seen. >> ladies and gentlemen, not only is my phone not dead, but that is adrian ballinger with no oxygen on the top of the world. >> reporter: while both climbers made it to the top, only adrian did it without supplemental
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oxygen. during the final push, high altitude sickness forced cory to turn back. >> there's adrian right there. the summit is just through the clouds. up above us. >> reporter: on his way down, cory met a group of climbers who supplied him with supplemental oxygen. the oxygen gave cory the energy to reach the summit first. from there, he cheered on his friend as he made the final push. >> he's about 8,995 feet right now. i've never seen somebody work so hard for anything in my life. my brother, the summit behind. so close. >> reporter: in 37 days, adrian logged nearly 140 miles while acclimating to the high altitude. he consumed just under 23,000 calories on a special diet that allowed him to breathe air comprised of less than 8% oxygen. safely back at advanced base camp, adrian reflected on the experience. >> i feel super emotional.
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i cried so hard yesterday on the summit. in the last 10 meters to the summit and in the 20 meters off the summit. i would never -- will climb everest without oxygen again and i am so proud and happy. >> reporter: he said cory's support in the final minutes of the ascent gave him the energy he needed. >> it was just so amazing to be up there with cor. we did it together. >> it was always planned. so a fitting ending. >> reporter: definitely fitting. adrian joins cory and a select group of less than 200 others who have scaled mt. everest without supplemental oxygen. the eddie bauer alpinists are now off the mountain and making their way back to the u.s. and they'll join us here onset to tell us about thier experience early next week. it was such a team effort when i tell you it came down to who was giving the oxygen to cory later, adrian being on the headphones basically saying on the walkie talkie, please, cory, use the
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oxygen and come and help me. >> we have lots of oxygen here. amazing story. >> you said you never doubted they would make it. >> i didn't. >> i was wondering. >> i just knew that they wanted to achieve what they had not achieved together. >> it's so great. can't wait for them to come back. thanks, dana. ahead, a scare at a wisconsin parade when frightened show ponies just bolted for the crowd. plus a california baker says he has a bread recipe that is tastier and healthier. he shares that secret ingredient
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good morning, 14 year old boy dead and another teen wounded after a double shooting in kensington, the 14 year old shot several times along the 2,000 block of orleans street about 9:30 last night, pronounced at st. christopher hospital. the 16 year old in critical condition. so far police made no after he cents, and a check with katie, and seems like another dreary day. >> yet another one. more cloud out there, rahel, do i take the umbrella or not? you really have to? today is one of the days where there will be few sprinkles here and there, see showers in the parts every sussex county, across the bay, quick sprinkle in cape may county. this is not a wet day, far cry from wash out, will you also cool and cloudy, should
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brighten up, but watch for another shower or under this earl storm, thursday, looks beautiful, most of friday, does, too goes downhill again this week glenn sure are on repeat, aren't we, katie? all right, thank you, looking outside, looking busy, yep, on repeat as well, single vehicle here 59 southbound at girard, pulled off to the far right shoulder. it is slow by the way another disable vehicle, southbound near bridge street, so just heads up, be minds full of the people walking around outside the vehicle, burlington bristol, should be going up, as well, over to you. >> thank you, next update 8:25, coming up on cbs this morning, fda expanding use after drug that could fight cancer. i'm rahel solomon, good morning.
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♪ it is tuesday, may 30, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, new staff changes at the white house while the president's son-in-law faces fbi scrutiny. plus the treatment that helped former president jimmy carter become cancer free. dr. david agus on the procedure the fda just okayed for wider use. but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. cbs news has confirmed communications director mike dubke is out. >> more big moves could happen very soon to deal with the ongoing russia investigation story. there were a lot of protesters and they were loud. the republican representative called federal immigration police. that's when things got ugly.
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isis claims responsibility for a massive bomb in baghdad that killed 17 peel. surveillance video captured the moment of the blast. >> what we've seen is simply guerilla warfare at its very worst. woods apologized and took full responsibility for his actions. now police here are expected to release the waiarrest report an possibly dash cam video later today. the baseball gloves came off yesterday in san francisco. >> nobody will sunday him for having bad hair, bryce harper. >> that is very true. the coopers held cheese rolling and wake is an annual event held in england. cheese is rolled, competitors start racing down the hill after it. the first person at the finish line at the bottom of the hill wins the cheese. >> an obvious drinking game. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and alex wagner.
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norah is off. president trump is shaking up his white house staff as he considers a new communications strategy. cbs confirms white house communications director michael dubke has resigned. his last day has not been determined. the president is also considering changes to his communications approach for stories about the russia investigation. >> he and senior staff met yesterday with former campaign manager corey lewandowski and deputy campaign manager david boske. bosse is being considered for a job inside the white house. sources say that, though, no decisions about those changes have been made. >> the shake-up follows new scrutiny for the president's son-in-law and senior adviser jared kushner. cbs news confirms kushner discussed setting up back channel communications between the trump transition team and moscow when he met with russia's u.s. ambassador in december. president trump says he is confident in kushner. julianna goldman is at the white house with a look at jared
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kushner's role. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. jared kushner only has a few months of government experience but in that time, he's become one of the most powerful people here in the west wing and in the country. but current and former national security officials say that his vast and undefined portfolio in the midst of the fbi investigation is cause for concern. jared kushner is a constant presence alongside his father-in-law, wearing several hats. as a family member with the ear of the president of the united states to a policy adviser who led a recent $110 billion arms deal with saudi arabia. >> if you can't produce peace in the middle east, nobody can. >> reporter: the president has positioned kushner as a senior adviser and tasked him with some of the most sensitive issues he wants to fast track. kushner's portfolio includes trying to secure middle east peace to leading the white house office of american innovation. his contacts with russia are now making headlines, but he's also been a main point of contact with other foreign officials in
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mexico, china, and canada. >> qualification number one, trump trusts him. >> reporter: "new york times" reporter sharon lafraniere says kushner and his father-in-law are similar. >> they value loyalty. >> reporter: kushner built his business with his own father, a relationship he discussed in a 2014 commencement address. >> a lot of what i'm going to speak about today are lessons that i learned from the best professor on how to get the most out of life, which is my dad. >> reporter: ten years earlier, his father was arrested and later found guilty of tax evasion and witness tampering and now that kushner finds himself embroiled in an fbi investigation, lafraniere says how he approaches those storms depends on who you ask. >> reporter: if he feels someone has crossed him or treated him unfairly, he will be, friends would say, tough and his critics would say vindictive. >> reporter: for now, it's unclear how the fbi
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investigation will affect kushner's many roles here at the white house. it's undoubtedly a distraction, and charlie, some top democrats are now calling for kushner's security clearances to be reviewed. >> thanks, julianna. the notorious former dictator of panama, manuel noriega, died last night. he ruled with an iron fist in the 1980s. he was an american ally until he was accused of drug trafficking and money laundering. a united states invasion in 1989 removed him from power. vladimir duthiers of our streaming network has noriega's complicated relationship with the united states and the law. >> reporter: former panamanian dictator manuel noriega was a fiery voice on the world stage. known for passionate nationalist speeches and a lavish lifestyle. born in panama city in 1934 and abandoned by his parents at an
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early age, he formally took control of his native country in 1983. noriega's relationship with the united states was complicated. at one point, he was a cia informant, but later the u.s. accused him of drug trafficking and tried to force him from power. in 1988, he told mike wallace on 60 minutes that the accusations were a political ploy. >> have you yourself never profited from the shipment of drugs from colombia to panama to the united states. >> never. >> i directed our armed forces to protect the lives of american citizens in panama and to bring general noriega to justice in the united states. >> reporter: a year later, president george h.w. bush sent troops to overthrow noriega's regime. he escaped the initial attack but later surrendered to u.s. soldiers. >> a new breeze is blowing. the day of the dictator is over. >> reporter: the dictator went on trial and then to prison.
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first in the united states on drug charges, and then in france for money laundering. in 2011, he returned to his native panama where he remained behind bars. manuel noriega died last night at the age of 83. many march, he fell into critical condition after suffering a hemorrhage after surgery to remove a brain tumor. no official cause of death has been given, gayle. >> thank you very much, vlad. the new cancer fighting approach could help thousands of patients with advanced disease. ahead, our dr. david agus shows us how targeting a
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get ready. doodling and light is making a bright comeback. >> the art of neon, it's been around for a century, and now undergoing a renaissance. i'm mark straszman and coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll show you the artist behind the magic of neon signs that light
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an important weapon for fighting aggressive cancers now has new promise for many patients, immunotherapy. it's a treatment that triggers the body's own defense system to fight cancerous cells, mutations. t the fda has expanded the uses of immunotherapy, a drug that has treated certain lung cancers and melanoma former president jimmy carter took the drug and reported a few months later that he was cancer free. dr. david agus, good morning. i remember people being very excited and very encouraged by jimmy carter's progress. tell us exactly how it works. first, tell me how to pronounce it. immunotherapy. >> immunotherapy. and this drug, get a load of this, the drug we're talking about with the new fda approval is called pembrolizumab so obviously it rolls off the tongue. every cancer cell is born with a don't eat me signal on its surface, and the immune system can't recognize it and these drugs block that signal to allow
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the immune system to be activated and attack the cancer. and it's a whole new weapon in our arsenal that's really had tremendous advances. >> david, it sounds like immunotherapy challenges the idea that cancer should be treated by body part and instead says cancer should be treated by the type of cancer, is that right? >> yeah, it's so amazing. last week, for the first time ever, the fda approved a drug not by body part, breast, lung, colon, but by what was molecular defect. in this case, they had a gene that allowed dna to repair itself that was turned off or faulty and there were a lot of dna errors and then the immune system recognized it and attacked it so it was a new advance. in the 1800s in germany, we started to categorize cancer by body part and finally we're changing. >> david, that was a front page story in the "washington post" over the weekend about a 23-year-old woman who had colon cancer, a very bad case. somehow, luckily, she got in touch with a program that was understood way at johns hopkins
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and talked to the geneticist and they said, get over here right away and it was exactly that result. they found out it had to do with a particular tumor, not the location in the body. are we going to see this kind of thing, as i just told you and what you just talked about jimmy carter, spreading across all cancers? >> yeah, it's about 4% to 5% of all cancers and this particular woman actually inherited a dna defect from her mother where it had the dna repair genes turned off and so she was very lucky in that the group at hopkins had done remarkable work to identify this as a possible treatment with immunotherapy. >> how do you know if it's a good option for a cancer patient. what should we be asking? >> every cancer patient should go to their doctor and say, what are the options and ask, is immunotherapy an option and more and more, it's becoming an option. for lung cancers, for obviously colon cancer in this case, for melanoma, for kidney cancers, we're learning how to use it better and literally, every few months, we're learning a new
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indication >> david, you say it's not a cure, though. why is that? >> well, it turns off the -- the immune system turns off the cancer and over time, though, in almost all cases, the cancer comes back. and so, it buys one to two to three years. it does have side effects but it certainly buys time and patients who have no other hope. >> dr. david agus, thanks as always. senator al franken brings a distinctive style to capitol hill and we are lucky to have him in our toyota green room this very morning. just ahead, how real-life politics compares to making jokes about politicians. plus a california baker fights the low-carb diet trend. why he says you get a healthier loaf by treating the wheat like coffee. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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this is the joy for me. i love bread. i love bread. >> us too, oprah. us too. >> we love bread. >> we love bread too. in one of her weight watchers ads, she speaks for a whole lot of people, but low carb diet trends have led others away from eating bread. this morning, we continue our real food series, looking at ways food is being grown and prepared. in the case of bread, it might make people feel a little less guilty to indulge.
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john blackstone met a baker who's on a mission to bake delicious bread that's also packed with important nutrients. >> reporter: at san francisco's popular tartine bakery, the smell of fresh bread can draw a crowd. >> as long as i'm making bread, there's always something new for me to learn. >> reporter: chad robertson, tartine's co-owner and chief bread baker is part of a movement to get americans to stop thinking about bread as a guilty pleasure by changing the way it's made. >> what most of this country's been eating is a really refined, you know, fast processed bread that just -- it doesn't have much flavor and it doesn't have much nutrition. >> reporter: to make better bread, he uses something that, for now, is hard to find in america, freshly milled flour that is not stripped of grain's vital nutrients. >> milling fresh flour is like grinding fresh coffee or fresh spices. it's a stronger flavor and aroma depending on what grains we're using, it will give you this
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very flavorful, really digestible, highly nutritious loaf of bread in the end. >> reporter: you may be thinking robertson is just another san francisco foodie pushing another artisanal fad but he's just one of a group of bakers around the country changing the way they make bread and science is on their side. >> you'll recognize the sort of all purpose flour, your normal sort of pure white flour. >> reporter: david killilea is a scientist at children's hospital oakland research institute. so in the white flour that we're accustomed to. >> there's not much there. it's mostly sugar. >> reporter: all purpose white flour was developed during st l industrialization to extend shelf life but to make it last months or even years, two main components of the wheat must be discarded, the bran and the germ, and that means losing most of the vitamins, minerals, and fiber. >> looking at the iron, copper, zinc, calcium, it is a really
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big difference when you go from all purpose to the whole grain, which has much more, sometimes double for zinc, four times the amount of zinc, six to eight times the amount of manganese and all those minerals are essential for health. >> reporter: the author of the best selling book told "cbs this morning" that replacing white flour products with whole grains is simply replacing something harmful with something slightly less harmful, and it doesn't mean that whole grains are good for you. bread has had a pretty bad reputation for a while. >> yeah. right now, it's definitely looked upon suspiciously, but at least in my opinion, a lot of that has to do with the way that the bread is made. if we could get people eating whole grains, we would do a lot to address the actual missing nutrients in our population. >> reporter: but getting more whole grains into the american diet means changing the way flour is milled, distributed, and stored.
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chad robertson is working on that, encouraging the development of more local small batch flour mills. >> coffee is a really good example that i always go back to. 20 years ago, would you think that everybody would be grinding coffee fresh in their house. all over the country, people know what fresh ground coffee tastes like and that was a relatively quick transition. >> reporter: with the opening of his newest san francisco restaurant, robertson hopes to be part of a similar transition to a day when it's not necessary to go to a high-end bakery to get bread this good and this good for you. >> all you have to do is taste it and it's pretty easy after that. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. >> let them eat bread. >> i could tell by the way he cut it, the way it was crunchy and then soft. >> we know that sound. we love that sound. canada's prime minister wants pope francis to apologize, ahead, what they were talking about at the vatican. your local news is coming up next.
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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news." good morning, i'm rahel solomon, police hope you can help them track down a man who robbed a wawa. shows the man enters the store about 11:00. makes his way around the counter cents goes into only area and helps himself to to two cases of cigarettes. man claims he was armed with a handgun and got away on foot. >> katie, looks like at least more of the same today? >> yes, you know, we have a lot more cloud cover out there, still quite cool, i don't expect that our daytime highs will have easy time breaking out of the zero six area here, normal daytime high hit about 78 degrees this time of the year. yes, it is cool, feels like cooler than average, certainly is you can see hint of activity, more blossoming up,
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scattered showers here and there to the south. some that far is going to impact us throughout the course of the day. this is far from a wash out though. i think you can get away without an umbrella with that said, spec the clouds and daytime highs certainly off to cool start. but not really going to rebounds from here all of that efficiently. sixty-nine at best for daytime high. tomorrow brighten up, still shower left over, even under this earl storm. sunday looks great, the day to save or. looks like lingers into part of friday, too, meisha. >> okay, all right, at least a little bit on friday, too. looking outside hazy out, there little foggy, burlington bristol bridge got a late start. going up for those every you headed out there. and also truck fire northeast extension past language dale, pulled off to the shoulder, but you can bet, you'll slow down right now because of it have a lot of gaper delay. plus we get some flooding here route 130 closed in new jersey, brooklawn circle. your alternate, 295 your best bet, rahel, over to you. next update is at 8:55, ahead on cbs this morning, senator al franken discusses new book and the combination of come
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bye and politics. i'm rahel solomon good mornin
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♪ it is so close and yet so far for this baby bear. the cub found itself stranded behind the backyard fence in california in a los angeles suburb. its mother reached down in an unsuccessful attempt to help, leaving the cub with his arms outstretched. but they were soon reunited. the cub grabbed a vine and apparently cleared the fence on its own. growing up. >> that's nice. welcome back. very cute. welcome back to "cbs this morning." in our green room, you saw him a little bit earlier, that's minnesota senator al franken who proudly writes in his book he's the first one in his family to own a pasta maker and when he took a personality test in high school, they said you'd be a
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jazz musician but here you are on capitol hill. britain's guardian said the prime minister of canada urged pope francis to apologize for so-called residential schools. justin trudeau met with the pope yesterday. the pope seemed to be open to the idea of apologizing. native children were placed in the schools in the 19th century. trudeau invited the pope to make the apology in canada on a future trip. the miami herald looks back on frank deford's brilliant sports writing career along with his public radio commentaries. he received the national humanities medal back in 2013. and she charl he and charlie discussed his writing back in 2004. >> when i came up, it was easier to find heroes. and if anything has changed, we take sports in a much more matter of fact and even crass
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way. >> because of money. >> yeah. money. i think it's harder being a sports writer today. i don't think you have as much -- i know you don't have as much access as you used to, so if you did montana today, he would be separated from you by three or four public relations people. >> not like hanging out with dimaggio for a while. >> you could do that. you could go into the locker rooms and all that has changed completely. >> wow. >> he was a great guy. >> he was. really something. >> changed the game of sports writing. >> had a gift with words. >> brilliant writer and very handsome man. deford died sunday in key west, florida. he was 78 years old. "usa today" says a former team usa soccer player is making big waves coaching an english soccer team. david wagner took them to a big victory yesterday. the team won a penalty shootout that is said to be worth up to $220 million. their win qualified the team to be in the premier league,
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england's number one soccer league. putters field has not played in the top division in 45 years. >> how's cousin dave doing, alex? no relation to me. >> don't not claim. >> i guess that's the one wagner i should take under my wing. the "new york post" covers a protest at the fearless girl statue. an artist created a dog that seems to be using the girl's leg as a fire hydrant. the artist is supporting the sculptor who claims fearless girl takes away from his work. minnesota senator al franken is revealing how he changed to a leading democrat on capitol hill. franken was elected to the senate in 2008 by a razor thin margin. his tough questioning and occasional jokes set him apart during trump cabinet hearings this year. >> if there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the trump campaign communicated with the russian government in the course of this campaign, what will you
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do? >> senator franken, i'm not aware of any of those activities. i have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and i didn't have -- did not have communications with the russians. >> the proficiency is if they've reached a, like, third grade level for reading, et cetera. >> no, i'm talking abut the debate between proficiency and growth, what your thoughts are on that. >> i hope you are as much fun on that dais as you were on your couch. >> well. >> may i are rephrase that, sir? >> please. please. please. oh my lord. oh my lord. >> well, i think we found our "saturday night live" sound byte. >> his new book, "al franken, giant of the senate" follows his
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path from "saturday night live" to congress. senator, welcome. >> thank you. >> pleasure to have you here. >> thank you all. >> great to see you. >> let's talk about washington. >> oh, yes. where i am half the time. >> tell us where you think the jared kushner circumstance is. >> well, he didn't disclose a lot of his contacts with mainly, i guess, russians. >> against the law or not? >> i think it is. i mean, you're supposed to -- in getting his security clearance, you're supposed to list those, and then there's this peculiar one where he is trying to set up a thing within the russian communications system so that our own intelligence couldn't be part of it, which is very unusual. look, we have a special prosecutor. we're going to be looking at this.
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you know, this -- this might be -- come out to when, you know, what did the president know and when did his son-in-law tell him. >> should his security clearance be taken away? >> i think we should look at that. this is a pretty bad breach. look, they -- these guys, the administration, they're not acting like people who have nothing to hide. and so -- but we have a special prosecutor. we have the intelligence committees in both the house and the senate that are looking at this, and, you know, we have to see where the facts lead us, of course. >> but we don't know yet. >> no, we don't know. >> senator, health care. it's a hot potato. it's now gone from the house to the senate. is anything going to happen? >> i hope so. what we have in the house, well, what came out of the house is just dreadful. it's just awful. i am co-chair of the rural health caucus.
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i go around minnesota all the time. people in rural minnesota, all over minnesota, but man, they are terrified and should be. this is -- this is unconscionable. 830-some billion dollars cut from medicaid when trump said he wouldn't cut medicaid at all to pay for a $900 billion tax cut for people -- the richest people in the country. jeopardizing protections for people with preexisting conditions. this is just an awful bill. and i hope we can get in the senate to working in a bipartisan and open way. >> you think bipartisanship in the senate ain't dead? >> i don't think that the republicans can do this themselves. i don't think they should be doing it by themselves. i think we can work in a -- i think we should be working in a bipartisan way on this very obviously very, very, very important issue to everybody. >> you know what i took from
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this book is how much you really like this job, how hard you work at it. i was very, very touched by that, senator, how much -- what this job really means to you. but there's also times when you struggle because being funny is in your dna and your staff sometimes has to say, okay, al, let's keep it here in the room. >> yeah. the question -- i wrote this book to answer a question i get asked a lot, which is, is being a united states senator as much fun as working on "saturday night live," and the answer is, no. why would it be? >> it's your best job. >> but it's the best job i've ever had because you get to do things for people, whether -- my first bill, two weeks in, i got service dogs for vets from iraq and afghanistan with ptsd. i did that with johnny isakson, a pretty conservative republican from georgia. getting mental health for kids in the new reform of no child
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left behind. those things mean stuff. >> but you also say the gop and democrats can work together. there's one of your colleagues that said there's an 80% rule. that 80% -- >> mike enze. >> but you said really it's 64% that we can work together. >> he says that in any given piece of legislation, democrats and republicans agree on 80%. >> and you say it's 64%? >> i say 80% of the time we agree on 80%. so, that's 64%. it's a math joke. >> which comes out of the book and gayle was referring to it before you got here. it is that you and jeff sessions are friends. your wife is friends with jeff sessions' wife. >> tell us more about that. >> it's hard not to like a guy whose wife knit a baby blanket for your first kid. >> is that all it takes? just a baby blanket? >> that's all it takes. ted cruz, knit me a baby blanket for my next one. but that doesn't mean i can't be tough on him. >> no, i like --
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>> you played that. >> i like ted cruz more than most of my other colleagues like ted cruz, and i hate ted cruz. that's one of the chapters. >> that chapter is about sort of -- ted is sort of toxic and this is a workplace with 100 people in it. it's like a small town. and a lot of the stuff i've done, i've done with my republican friends and you may not agree with them all the time, but i wrote a country song with orin hatch, for goodness sake, and then we went on to try to write something about getting principals in schools. >> it is said that every senator gets up in the morning and sees a future president. when you go and start to shave and look in the mirror, you see a future president? >> no. no. >> would you like to be a future president? >> no. i see a future five-term senator. >> five terms? >> who is the future president? who do the democrats have? >> isn't that a fun game to
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play? >> on national television. >> and i think many of my colleagues may run, and my goodness, it wouldn't help me very much to single one out, would it? >> no favoritism there. >> no, because i want to get things done. because that's why i like the job. >> senator franken wanted to send a note to a constituent that turned 110 and said, dear ruth, you have a bright future ahead of you. >> i talk about the dehumorizer and a woman in minnesota was turning 110 and i went -- what's what i wrote. dear marge or ruth, you have a bright future ahead of you. my -- >> it's funny but very, very -- >> as hard as you try not to be funny, you're still a complete delight, senator. >> oh. >> "al franken giant of the senate" best title ever is on sale. neon lights have been around
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watch babybel in the great snack rescue. you want a piece of me? good, i'm delicious. creamy, delicious, 100% natural cheese. mini babybel. snack a little bigger. it's been nearly 100 years since this country's first neon sign was imported from france, but mark strassmann went to austin to see how a new generation of neon lovers is making america a little brighter again. >> reporter: it doesn't really advertise the brand. it's getting closer to art than it is to signage. what evan voyles calls doodling
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in light has lit up the austin skyline. >> what i'm known for is south congress. this is where south congress starts. >> reporter: this is your turf. >> this is my turf so this is saying, you know, welcome. >> reporter: the 58-year-old designed this fish-riding could be for yeti, the popular cooler company. ♪ >> that was the first one i put up on this strip. >> reporter: on south congress avenue here, his canvas of neon runs for blocks. >> that was the first outdoor commercial sign i ever built, and when i finished it and we lit it up, i jumped up and down. i was amazed. it looked so great. i couldn't believe i had done it. it was like pulling off a magic trick i didn't know how to do. >> reporter: since then, his hometown skyline has taken on a growing glow. so, look, this is art, but it's art that has a job to do. it's got to get people in the store. >> its primary job is to communicate an idea, form an impression in your head that will make you go into the store.
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if i don't get people in, then i have failed. >> reporter: as american folk art, neon found its heyday in the '30s, '40s, and '50s. but when cheaper plastic and l.e.d. signs came along, neon fizzled until recently. >> people have always loved the american roadside and the attraction of that glowing neon sign in the distance. >> reporter: neon historian eric lynxwiler wrote a book about its glory days. >> neon is making a comeback right now. every neon artist and neon vendor that i know in southern california is working more now than they have in the past few decades. >> reporter: throughout the u.s., new and newly restored neon signs now light up businesses, stadiums, and hotels. along with art galleries and museums. >> i think that neon is definitely representing a
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retro-americana that people are embracing but it's a technology that people haven't seen for a while and they're falling in love with it yet again. >> reporter: but the technology has barely changed in over a century. >> i find it a great irony that in this day and age, i am essentially building something from the age of buggies but to me, it's like i am bringing you the past. i am tying you to something you don't even think about. >> reporter: voyles designed this sign's blueprint but bending neon tubes is a special skill. kirk and rory tunningley own big dog neon in lockhart, texas. how long did it take you to figure it out? >> in weeks i was producing tubes that functioned, but to make good-looking tubes, probably took a year and a half. >> reporter: it's a feel that comes from experience. the glass tube between the fingers, the slow and steady breath control that keeps the tube from collapsing in on itself as it's heated up to 1200
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degrees and then bent. the red. >> yes. >> reporter: the pure neon. >> pure neon gas, yep. >> reporter: once the glass takes shape, gas is pumped in. most signs today are actually filled with argon gas, which is more versatile, but the iconic, vivid red color is all neon. what is the romance of neon? >> to me, it's that line drawing with light and color. and there's no better way to do that yet. i just don't think they're going to invent it in our lifetime. >> reporter: voyles has brought this city a new glow with his take on the blurry line between art and commerce. for "cbs this morning," mark strassmann, austin, texas. i love me some neon. we'll be right back.
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>> live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news." good morning, i'm rahel solomon. jury deliberations resume this morning in camden county in the trial of david creato, jr., accused in the murder of his three year old son, brendan, his body found in cooper river park in 2015. deliberations ended last week, jurors had just re watched with detective, and he faces life in prison if convicted. >> sends it over to katie fehlinger with a check of the forecast. looks like another gray day. >> another gray day. we do have some showers out there, throughout the course of the day, they'll be very, very scat nerds nature f you're about ready to hit the road right now, and looking for weather -- whether or not you need to take the umbrella,
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i don't think you need to take the umbrella today. looking damp outside in our neighborhood network in whitfield elementary school in reading. you can see the damp pavement very obviously, at the he same time, the clouds and the cooler air, i would say, are the bigger headline here today. notice the winds flow, pretty light all-in-all. that's how the wind flow stays throughout the day. it is on shore. that's going to help keep us under the clouds. tomorrow, should begin to brighten up little bit. also warm up, 78 the high, where we actually should be, but again, could still be left over shower if not thunderstorm. thursday looks beautiful. enjoy it. friday, most of the day, not bad either, meisha. but showers, storms, return this weekend. >> at least we have thursday. >> yes. >> just dig our nails into that. thank you so much, good morning, everyone, still looking pretty busy. accident on the boulevard, roosevelt boulevard, near fifth street. looking pretty slow around there, between ten to 20 miles per hour, you will have bumper to bumper there. also do have car fire here 422 eastbound at san towing a the right lane compromised there. it does look however right now
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still traveling around close to or around posted speeds, you will start to slow down if you have to head out there, i would say right now give yourselves some extra time.
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