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this is the cbs overnight news. >> about five miles south of here on wall street, the stock market broke a record. the dow soared 152 points to close above 25,000 for the first time ever. just five weeks ago, the dow hit 24,000, making this the fast thousand-point rise in the history of the blue chip index. since president trump was elected, the dow is up nearly 37%. jill schlesinger is our senior busi jill, what are we to make of all of this? >> you know, it has been a strong first week of the year. and the dow has sailed past the 25,000 mark. it's amazing. all major indexes following alonhe the nasdaq as well as the s&p 500. this is now the second longest
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bull market on record. in china, here is what we learned. we learned that the service sector expanded to its highest level in more than three years. and not just in china, not just in the u.s., also in europe, w strong growth. companies there are hiring workers at the fastest pace in 17 years. and then here in the u.s., we've got corporate tax cuts, a loosening of regulation, especially in the banking and energy sectors. all this put together, it's an amazingly optimistic time. i will say a lot of people wondering when this could end. well, you know what? it's been over 3,200 days of this bull market. we're due for a correction, but none in the offing just yet, jeff. >> jill schlesinger, thanks very much. president trump's personal lawyers are threatening a lawsuit to prevent the publication of michael wolff's new book "fire and fury: inside the trump white house." the president calls the book phony. wolff responded by saying the
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book will go on sale tomorrow, four days ahead of schedule. some of his reporting has re-ignited talk that the president could face obstruction of justice charges. and our justice correspondent jeff pegues has more on that. >> reporter: as he left a summit meeting in germany in july, the president was focused on a political crisis at home. news was about to break about a meeting during the 2016 campaign jr., other top campaign officials and representatives of the russian government. according to wolff, the president, hope hicks, jared kushner, and ivanka trump huddled on air force one over how to respond. the decision, say the meeting was primarily about russian adoptions by americans. trump jr. later acknowledged the meeting was convened because he was told the russians had negative information about hillary clinton. one member of president trump's media affairs team was so troubled by the explanation that emerged from air force one, he
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quit. wolff writes that mark corallo privately confided that he believed it represented a likely obstruction of justice. wolff's confidante said corallo was fired. based on what you know than meeting, is it obstruction of justice? >> i think you can't tell right now. >> reporter: scott fredericksen is a former federal prosecutor. >> it could be a misleading press statement for political purposes only. >> reporter: and that's not illegal? >> that's not illegal. >> reporter: so it's about intent? >> it's about proving corrupt intent. >> reporter: the specter of obstruction of justice had already emerged in mail when trump fired fbi director james comey, then told an interviewer it was because of the russia investigation. >> when i decided to just do it, i said to myself, i said, you know, this russia thing with trump and russia is a made-up story. it's an excuse by the democrats for having lost an election that they should have won. >> reporter: fredericksen says special counsel robert mueller who was investigating russian meddling in the 2016 campaign
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has to be careful about bringing a case against the president. >> the saying is you don't take on the king unless you know, you know you're right and you can win. and so when i say special counsel mueller will approach this carefully, he will. >> legal scholars disagree on whether a president can even be indicted while in office. jeff? in other news today, the attorney general did make an announcement about the federal prosecution of marijuana. >> well, that's right. attorney general jeff sessions has issued new guidelines paving the way for u.s. attorneys to have more discretion in prosecuting marijuana crimes. this rescinds obama ration guid allowed prosecutors to be more lenient. critics, though, charge the move adds confusion as to whether it's okay to grow, buy and sell in those states where the drug is legal. jeff? >> all right, jeff, thank you very much. so how does this affect states where marijuana sales are now
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legal? mireya villareal has more on that. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney general's memo sparked swift reaction from washington state, where recreational marijuana has been legal for five years now. seattle mayor jenny durkin. >> we will not be bullied by an administration that seems obsessed with dismantling things that are actually working. >> reporter: today colorado's u.s. attorney said his office won't change its approach to cory gardner threatened to block trump's doj nominations if jeff sessions refuses to back down. >> this was not a part of the agenda. this was not a mart of the plan. many of us were misled. >> reporter: here in california many customers have been streaming into pot shops like this one in hollywood ever since it became legal to purchase recreational marijuana one zen healing's manager says that could make her store a target for the feds. there is always t possibility in your mind that
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they'll good after the most successful one first to make an example. >> reporter: mireya villareal, cbs news, los angeles. now to some other stories we're following in the evening news feed. at dover air force base today, vice president mike pence attended the dignified transfer ceremony for a fallen u.s. soldier. 34-year-old army sergeant mihail golin of fort lee, newer was kill in afghanistan on new year's day in a battle likely against isis militants. president trump and south korean president moon today agreed to postpone joint military exercises until after the pyeongchang winter olympics next month. this move appears to be a move to ease tensions with the north, which views the annual drills as a rehearsal for u.s. invasion. in south africa, a train slammed into a truck and burst into flames today. at least 18 people were killed. 260 hurt. many of the passengers were heading home to johannesburg after the holidays. the driver of the truck had tried to beat the train at a
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crossing. he was not hurt. the revelation of a security flaw has tech companies scrambling to find fixes to stop malicious hackers. a fond farewell to piper, the airport hero. best day ever! >> the deep south gets a deep freeze and a snow day. >> i won! try degree ultraclear black + white ♪ saves your white clothes from yellow stains and black clothes from white marks
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>> inside the super fast i486 sx pc. >> since the earliest days of personal computing -- >> you've got mail. >> reporter: -- the search for faster processing has been a prime focus. >> performance has always been the goal. >> reporter: but now security experts say that search for speed has resulted in two flaws with the ominous names meltdown and spectre, discovered in the processing chips that are at the heart of almost every computer since 1995. >> there is billions of chips out in the world. and they power everything from the biggest computers to maybe your cell phone. >> reporter: the flaw was discovered in the computer's so-called kernel memory and was meant to be inaccessible to users. >> this is actually a design flaw, an architecture flaw on how these chips were designed. that's why many, many chips across many vendors are affected. that's why it's so wide spread. >> reporter: the fear is sophisticated hackers could
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steal passwords which would unlock private information on everything from personal computers and smartphones to the cloud servers that are used by almost every company that operates on the internet. so given that scale, how big is this problem now? >> you know everyone in the world is racing either to fix it or to find out a way to take advantage of it. so it is definitely a race between attacker and defender. and in those races, it's usually the attack they're has the advantage. >> reporter: in a statement, chip maker intel says by the end of next week, intel expects to have issued updates for more than 90% of processor products introduced within the past five years. so far there is no evidence that hackers have managed to exploit these flaws, but the software patch could slow down computers by as much as 30%. jeff? >> john blackstone, thank you. up next, piper, the internet sensation.
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these birds once affected by o thanks to dawn, rescue workers only trust dawn, because it's tough on grease yet gentle. i am home, i am home, i am home more than eight weeks after election day, the winner of a seat in virginia's house of delegates was picked out of a ceramic bowl today. the tie breaking lottery was won by republican incumbent david keeps control of the virginia house. tonight we're saying farewell to piper, a border collie that became world famous while chasing geese and ducks
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off airport runways in michigan. when we met piper in 2016, he was all business in his ear guards and goggles. piper died yesterday of cancer. he was 9 years old. we'll be right back.
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what is so rare as a day in june? a snow day in january in the south. omar villafranca is there. >> come on! >> for the first time in 28 years, tallahassee saw measurable snow. >> wow! >> reporter: for many in the south, the snowstorm gave them a chance to play in weather usually seen farther north. eliza hunter spent the day taking pictures around snowy savannah. it hasn't snowed this much in the city in 30 years. >> i never thought i would see snow. it was like all my childhood dreams realized. >> reporter: south carolinians don't normally keep sleds around, so drew apple improvise
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and took his daughter sadie out for a spin in a laundry basket. in conway, south carolina, this guy didn't let the snowstorm stop him from enjoying a few cold ones on the pool. while in charleston it's hard to tell who was having more fun, this woman snowboarding in the street or the husky leading the way. the storm brought lizard conditions to florida where stunned iguanas fell from palm trees. >> it was actually a christmas present. there was a note that said we're going to go see snow. >> reporter: and then there is the feintuchs from florida, who did everything possible to get caught in 10 inches of snow. the family drove more than nine hours from their home near jacksonville to norfolk, virginia so their kids travis and lexy could play in the snow for the first time. >> daddy! >> reporter: was it worth it seeing their reaction? >> absolutely. >> yes. >> i would dit all over again. >> reporter: omar villafranca, cbs news, norfolk, virginia. >> that is the overnight news for this friday. for some of you, the news
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continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from new york city's central park, i'm jeff glor. this is the cbs overnight news. >> welcome to the overnight news. i'm anna werner. a massive dig-out is already under way up and down the east coast after a powerful winter storm called a bomb cyclone brought life to a standstill for millions. blizzard conditions snarled roads, closed airports, shut schools, businesses, and government offices. up to 2 feet of snow fell in some places, and boston was flooded as hurricane-force winds buffeted coastal new england. and it's not only the eastern seaboard. frigid temperatures dipped all the way into the heart of dixie. don dahler in massachusetts begins our coverage.
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>> reporter: massive flooding swept through boston, turning streets into slow-moving rivers, sending water into restaurants and office buildings while forcing evacuations. [ siren ] firefighters rescue trapped drivers. life quickly became miserable for new englanders used to harsh weather. those who didn't stay indoors lived to regret it. this is a major thoroughfare in downtown boston. the snow has been coming down so heavily and the wind blowing so hard that the snowplows haven't been able to keep up with it. strangers stepped in to help even when four-wheel drive wasn't enough. in brant rock, massachusetts, high winds send frigid waters pouring over the seawall and into the streets. about 25 miles away in hull, massachusetts, cars were washed away by the rising tide. further up the coast in scituate, wind and waves turned. town manager jim bourdreau.
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>> the ice that we're afraid is going to come up and actually act like shrapnel coming off the beach. it's going to be a pretty wild situation. >> reporter: this was a scene repeated all along the east coast as drivers discovered the laws of winter physics in maryland. >> it's so slippery and icy out there. it's just we're sliding everywhere. >> reporter: the storm was so fierce that despite fielding 1500 snowplows, new york had a hard time keeping streets and highways clear. yorkers couldn't wait to get out of the cold. >> it's too cold. >> reporter: tens of thousands of people have lost power up and down the east coast. and with the temperatures now starting to plummet, there are serious concerns about how they're going to heat their homes. this storm is roaring northward, and jericka duan
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>> reporter: yeah, here in portland, maine, conditions are actually, whoa, starting to improve, despite the fact that the snow continues to pile up and pretty much blow everywhere. snow in january is expected in maine. but it's not every day they see and feel this. bone-chilling wind to 50 miles per hour, making it almost impossible to get around by foot and car. with snow falling at a rate of 2 inches an hour, emergency management officials are bracing for a very long night. >> it's been cold. so none of that has melted away. and our biggest fear is we're going to lose power. >> reporter: 20 miles south of portland on ferry beach, we watch the storms swallow up foundations. the wind and the waves are so strong that while we were out here filming just moments ago, the ground underneath us collapsed.
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ea lived in this beach town his whole life.ar he says the neighborhood gets smaller. >> my childhood memories are being washed away. >> reporter: literally? >> literally, yes. >> reporter: it's something he now expects to happen with each impending storm. jericka duncan, cbs news, portland, maine. the storm virtually shut down new york's airports, creating long lines of frustrated fliers and leaving others to sleep at newark airport. >> we're delayed and we're not sure if we're going to be flying out of here any time soon. >> reporter: at la guardia, snow and wind made runways impassible. >> there are no planes leaving or going anywhere. basically stuck here in this airport. >> reporter: boston logan was a near ghost town as nearly 75% of the flights there were canceled. still, this guy braved subfreezing temperatures early this morning to catch a train to the airport in hopes of finding a >> i think there is going to be some kind of delay. our flight already got canceled and moved.
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we supposedly got 11, got pushed back to 8:00. hopefully we can get out before the storm comes. >> reporter: good thing he went early. this was the scene at new york's jamaica station a few hours later, just brutal. but that's what lana raz is trying to get back to. instead, she got stuck in texas. >> it's crazy. they canceled our flight so we had to scurry to figure out another way we were going to get home. we're in dallas. we're 24 hours on a bad weather layover. not that we're missing new york in negative 3 degrees. >> reporter: dallas doesn't sound so bad. now the charleston, south carolina airport remained closed today. even though that region wasn't getting any snow, they just don't have enough snow removal equipment to clean up the mess there. looking ahead to friday, nearly 900 flights and counting have already been canceled. president trump's personal lawyer is threatening to go to court to block the publication
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of a scathing new book about the administration. "fire and fury" has touched off outrage at the white house. jeff pegues reports. >> reporter: as he left a summit meeting in germany in july, the president was focused on a political crisis at home. news was about to break about a meeting during the 2016 campaign between his son donald trump jr., other top campaign officials and representatives of the russian government. according to wolff, the president, hope hicks, jared kushner, and ivanka trump air how to respond. the decision, say the meeting was primarily about russian adoptions by americans. trump jr. later acknowledged the meeting was convened because he was told the russians had negative information about hillary clinton.p's media affairs team was so roubled by the explanation that emerged from air force one, he quit. wolff writes that mark corallo privately confided that he believed it likely represent an obct justice. says trump confid
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said corallo was fired. based on what you know than meeting, is it obstruction of justice? >> i think you can't tell right now. >> reporter: scott fredericksen is a former federal prosecutor. >> it could be a misleading press statement for political purposes only. >> reporter: and that's not illegal? >> that's not illegal. >> reporter: so it's about intent? >> it's about proving corrupt intent. >> reporter: the specter of obstruction of justice had already emerged in mail when trump fired fbi director james comey, then told an interviewer it was because of the russia investigation. >> when i decided to just do it, i said to myself, i said, you know, this russia thing with trump and russia is a made-up story. it's an excuse by the democrats for having lost an election that they should have won. >> reporter: fredericksen says special counsel robert mueller who was investigating russian meddling in the 2016 campaign has to be careful about bringing >>case against the president. on tw, you
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win. and so when i say special counsel mueller will approach this carefully, he will. >> reporter: legal scholars disagree on whether a president can even be indicted while in office. >> the cbs overnight news will be right back.
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this is the cbs overnight news. >> president trump's nuclear twitter war with north korean leader kim jong un is fraying nerves from washington to the far east. but could mr. trump decide to launch such devastating weapons on his own? david martin has the view from the pentagon. >> reporter: this one nuclear-powered submarine which "60 minutes" went aboard in the pacific can carry more nuclear warheads than kim jong un has in his entire arsenal. commander brian freck was the captain of the uss kentucky. >> the warheads that can be
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carried on my missiles are extremely porf >> compared to the bomb that leveled hiroshima?>> much more . much more powerful than hiroshima. >> reporter: he and his crew are at the tip of a chain of command that leads all the way back to the president, w far fr called the football. inside arehe needed to order the launch of nuclear weapons. the order would need too e comm command. >>. >> reporter: so who has the authority to order the use of nuclear weapons? >> only the president hashe authority. >> reporter: does congress need to approve? >> no, congress does not have to approve. >> reporter: so it's our natio with the president's authority, yes. >> reporter: admiral cecil haney is now retired replaced by general john heiden who told a
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conference he would not carry out an order to use nuclear weapons if he thought it was unnecessary. >> i'm going to say mr. president, that's illegal. and guess what he is going to say? he is going to say what would bf options to rpond with whatever >> reporter: american policy is to use nuclear weapons only in extreme circumstances. such as a nuclr last fall, tom boyd,ne told "60 minutes" kim jong un has more work to do before he has a weapon that can deliver a nuclear warhead to the american homeland. >> probably several more flight tests. but ultimately, if they want to have confidence that the system works as intended, they have to flight test it and prove that that reentry vehicle can survive realistic reentry conditions. >> reporter: u.s. intelligence estimates that could happen as early as this year. if and when it does, two nuclear armed countries headed by two
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unpredictable leaders will be on a collision course. >> the american scientist who oversaw the creation of the first atomic bomb james conant warned everyone at the time of the dangers of a nuclear standoff. conant's granddaughter has written a book about his life and career, and discussed it all with tony dokoupil. s in charge of bringing america into the nuclear age, but his granddaughter, best-selling author and historian jennet conant says his efforts to control the weapons were ignored. and now the all-out nuclear conflict he worried about could be close at hand. >> this was his nightmare scenario, that we would have this enormous arms race, and that it would increase unabated, and that we would inevitably find ourselves, as he said, like two gunman with itchy trigger fingers. >> reporter: jennet conant's grandfather, james b. conant, wasn't the kind of person given to fear or exaggeration.
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and yet -- >> my grandfather was really so terrified of a nuclear conflict, i think the idea that mutually assured destruction would have held for almost 70 years would have surprised him. >> reporter: in the late '30s dmoont was a brilliant chemist, a veteran of poison gas during world war i and a successful president of harvard university. but his life changed course after albert einstein warned the white house about the potential for extremely powerful bombs. that triggered a desperate race to build a nuclear weapon before hitler's germany. and the task of winning fell to conant a terms of the bomb's development. >> reporter: what happened in the summer of w weapon. a blast so shocking that conant from a nearby bunker was sure the team had miscalculated. >> and he thought in that moment the world is over? >> he did.
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terrifying. absolutely terrifying. >> reporter: just three weeks later, hiroshima. and then nagasaki. still, the only war-time use of a nuclear weapon. >> we have spent more than $2 billion on the greatest scientific gamble in history, and we have won. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands died in the blasts and >> people always ask me did they feel guilty. they really felt that they had done the right thing in building the bomb. it did shorten the war. it did save lives. >> reporter: and yet conant and his colleagues warned of the need to control the bomb by sharing the science and striking a global deal to curtail production. but the scientists were overruled. and today, do you feel safer or less safer? >> oh, we're less safe. we have this massive destructive force out there. and ultimately he said we have no sane option but for the
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international community to come together and try and find a way to control these weapons. you may or may not lose sleep thinking how you'll survive a nuclear holocaust. but you're undoubtedly concerned about all the mass shootings taking place in the u.s. that fear has a growing number of americans in the market for bulletproof clothes. mark strassmann reports. >> not too snug? >> reporter: this virginia clothing store sells dressed to kill. but in the back, its tailors sew soft armor into soft fabrics for another reason. dressed not to be killed. >> we're in business to offer that security and protection for people. >> reporter: in 2011, robert davis and abbas haider launched their armored hand-made clothing lined called aspetto.st a grand. an armored man suit runs $8,000. >> people are literally trusting their lives with this product. so you can't sell something that
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we don't think is going to work. >> reporter: on this firing range, their armored vest repeatedly stopped bullets fire handgun. >> you have level 3-a which i will stop up to 44 magnum. >> reporter: in miami, jj wood tried on armored jackets, part of a separate clothing line developed in colombia as a defense against drug cartels. >> you know it's there. you're comfortable. and you have that peace of mind. >> reporter: aspetto's co-founders say 85% of their customers work for u.s. government agencies. but they also sell to foreign vips, oil executives, and everyday americans. >> when there is an orlando shooting or a vegas shooting, does business go up? >> unfortunately, yes. >> sadly, yes. >> reporter: is it a dramatic increase? >> yes. >> we had a grandma that contacted us and wanted a ballistic sweatshirt. >> reporter: it's illegal for convicted felons to buy armored
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background checks aren't required by law, but aspetto runs them anyway. in a business where taking precautions has come into fashion. mark strassmann, cbs news, fredericksburg, virginia. >> the cbs overnight news will be right back.
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this bone-chilling weather gripping the nation has some hard-core surfers dreaming of catching that perfect wave in the arctic. jonathan vigliotti took a trip to northern norway for the story. >> reporter: the islands of lofoten inside the arctic circle have been called some of the most beautiful on earth. so fantastic this nordic terrain inspired disney's animated film "frozen." but it's also become an unlikely eden for the most adventurous. ♪ battling frostbite and fierce currents, surfers ride waves as cold as 37 degrees. >> when i think of surfing, i think of the beach boys, hawaii. not the arctic circle. >> i thought the exact same thing back in the day. >> reporter: pro surfer shannon ainslie made the 7,000 mile journey from south africa.
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>> when you came in and you saw these waves, what went on in your mine? >> at first i was quite blown away because there are so many perfect waves in the lofoten islands with the amazing mountains in the background. and really good world class waves and extreme weather. it's very intriguing. >> reporter: ainslie is experienced in surviving the extreme. 17 years ago, he was attacked not by one, but two great white sharks near his home. >> it was the most amazing and scary moment of my life. >> reporter: today he joins an intrepid squad who trek here during the arctic's windswept summer and snow-packed winter. >> there had been times when i get out in the water in the winter and the hair freezes on my head and my gloves freeze on my fingertips. it's quite painful, but quite an experience. >> reporter: they are enticed in large part by this man. >> this morning we had to shovel out the car for about an hour before we could even get out of the driveway. >> reporter: california surf
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photographer chris burkhard is credited with spreading the word about this polar paradise, sharing photos with his 2.8 million instagram followers. >> the reactions range from everything you can imagine. oh, this is fake. this isn't real. this is photo shopped to where is this? i need to go there. >> reporter: what's it like to be out here in the water? this isn't malibu. this isn't california. this is the arctic. >> well, let's just say it requires more of you, you know. it requires your focus and your attention and your utmost respect for the environment. because any time you step in the water here, you have to realize that there is nothing beyond. >> reporter: the grueling work has paid off. his photos of the northern lights are among his most liked. >> i'd look outside and northern lights are just glowing. i was the only one here. it was a really like almost borderline spiritual experience. >> reporter: the region is capitalizing on others seeking that spiritual experience.
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in the town of unstad, population 12, there are two surf companies. >> where are you from? >> from cincinnati. >> reporter: and it's not just the professionals who are surfing here in the arctic. more and more beginners are riding this new wave. wet suits may help fight the cold, but they won't protect you from the waves. >> just paddle out. >> reporter: local christian has been surfing since 1988 and runs a local surf camp. when you first started surfing, it was one, give or take a few. >> yep. >> reporter: that was in the '80s. now how many people show up here to go surfing? >> thousands every summer. >> reporter: among them american aubrey mabel. >> the ability to say yeah, we surfed in the arctic circle. that's not something many people can say. >> reporter: this place has been transformed. >> in many ways, i think it's a good thing. it's this hard balance. you always have this balance of keeping places sacred and wild and pure versus letting people come and experience it and
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letting them experience that joy. >> reporter: ultimately, surfers like shannon ainslie say the extreme elements will keep the water clear. do you worry about sharks in these waters? >> no. the only thing that bites up here is the cold. but not too worried about that. >> reporter: after all, not even great whites are crazy enough to swim in the arctic.
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more than 20% of kids say they were bullied, either in middle school or high school. jamie yuccas introduces us to one young girl who is fighting back. >> doyle rules! >> reporter: lunch time bullying. >> you going to eat this? >> reporter: is a common hollywood plot line. >> you can't sit with us. >> reporter: but it's also a painful reality in school cafeterias throughout the nation. >> i was ostracized by everyone. i ate lunch alone. every day i was pushed into lockers, i was sent threatening e-mails. >> reporter: a reality natalie hampton, now a high school senior in california knows all about.
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>> i was physically attacked three times in two weeks, and i came home sobbing with bleeding red scratch marks. >> reporter: natalie eventually switched schools. but the memories of those years of torment stuck with her. >> so many people walked back and forth in front of my table. and all i wanted to hear was hey, are you okay? come sit with us. >> reporter: those four words, "come sit with us" sparked an idea, and eventually an app. >> if you go to the search tab, it gives you a whole list of the lunches you can join in your school without any fear of rejection. >> reporter: she created the sit with us app, free to download, private to use. it connects kids in need of company with welcoming students. >> come sit with us. >> come sit with us. >> reporter: the app now haas has over 100,000 users in eight different countries. >> come sit with us! >> reporter: giving natalie a mega phone for her message. she has become an outspoken leader of the anti-bullying movement, speaking at conferences, she even gave a ted
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talk, i was seen for the first time in two years, and it saved my life. >> reporter: the app and its message to be inclusive is inspiring other students like eighth grader lola clark. >> i've seen you. haven't i run into you? >> reporter: she created a sit with us club at her school since they don't allow cell phones. why do you think people join? >> because they don't have a place to sit at lunch, a lot of them. and they know here they can be accepted, not judged. and they can have a really good time. >> i was never really exactly the same as everyone else. >> reporter: colwin is one of the club's members. >> come sit with us, there is people sort of you can connect with if you're a little different. and you can feel like you're a part of something. >> reporter: do you feel different in school? >> i don't feel like different in a bad way. i feel different in a good way. >> reporter: for natalie hampton, the success of sit with us has given her a new purpose. >> what's your guys' favorite tv shows?
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>> reporter: uniting fellow students one lunch period at a time. >> using my story to help others has given me strength and confidence that i never knew i had. >> i'm isabel and i'm in grade seven. >> reporter: jamie yuccas, los angeles. >> and that's the overnight news for this friday. from the cbs broadcast center in captioning funded by cbs it's friday, january 5th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking for a deep freeze. the snow is gone. now a blast of bone-chilling cold air is on the way. on sale now, "fire and fury," the book president trump didn't want released hit store
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shelves overnight. and the marijuana legalization could be in trouble as the attorney general ramps up a federal fight. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at c

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