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spy secrets. european union officials are in washington looking for answers about how much president obama knew about the nsa surveillance of foreign leaders. it's been nearly one year since superstorm sandy shattered millions of leaves and caused billions in damages. this morning a new york city landmark reopens for the first time since the storm. check on it. they pick him off. >> another surprising finish in the world series, an unprecedented ending to game four. ♪ and remembering lou reed, the rock pioneer and punk poet passes away at 71.
captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 28th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, we begin with a diplomatic uproar over u.s. espionage operations. a german magazine reports that the united states may have been monitoring german chancellor angela merkel for more than ten years and the director of the national security agency is denying reports that he discussed operations involving merkel with president obama. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. you know, many here seem unfazed by word of this kind of monitoring. one congressman hinted that the reaction is simply because the information is now out in the public realm, but this european delegation is here, they will be meeting with white house officials, and one big question is what did president obama know and when. a european union delegation is
in d.c. this morning to meet with white house aides and members of congress. they're expressing outrage at reports the nsa has been eavesdropping on as many as 35 world leaders. >> i think we have repair work to do, and i think we have hard questions we need to ask of the nsa about what's really happening in this program. >> reporter: the visit comes on the heels of a german newspaper which says the u.s. listened in on angel a merkel's phone calls since 1992. the obama administration denies it saying news reports claiming otherwise are not true but some members of congress are not skeptical. >> remembers, the nsa works for the president. it's a question of did the president want to hear what angela merkel is saying because through his national security adviser he knew or should have known. >> reporter: others say the white house has to answer to no one. >> i think the president should
stop apologizing, stop being defensi defensive. the reality is the nsa has saved thousands of lives not only the u.s. but france and germany and throughout europe. >> reporter: they say they ended the've dropping after a white house review uncovered the operation this summer but more damaging information could be coming. >> glen gleanwald of the "guardian" says another country is going to learn it was the southbound subject of u.s. surveillance. >> we're waiting word from the "guardian" newspaper to see if there's yet another revelation that could cause damage. anne-marie? more trouble for the government's health care website. data experienced a failure yesterday. officials including kathleen sebelius can expect tough questions when they testify this week. jeff pegues reports. >> reporter: with the white house working on website repairs members of both parties are now
talking about delays and implementing parts of the affordable care act. democrat jeanne shaheen supporting the law is leading to march 31st deadline slide. >> the rollout has been a disaster. what i'm suggesting is we expend the time in which people can enroll. >> reporter: sheheen and nine other democrats say extending the enrollment period would give consumers valuable time to choose a plan similar to them. the republicans have similar ideas. louisiana governor bobby jindal. >> i think you're going to see democrats and republicans both responding to the failure of this policy. >> reporter: as the first family headed for sunday services, the president declined to comment, but his administration is moving ahead. senior white house officials believe if they can get the website to work by the end of
december, calls of delays will wind down. jeff pegues, cbs news, at the white house. funeral services will be held for slain massachusetts teacher colleen ritzer. hundreds of mourners attended a wake for ritzer in her hometown of hanover yesterday. the 24 idea math teacher was allegedly killed by one of her own students. her students said ritzer had a way of bringing out the best in everyone. >> she was an inspiration to me to live my life to the fullest every single day. such positivity all the time. >> 14-year-old philip chism has been charged with ritzer's murder. authorities haven't discussed any possible motive. chism has pleaded not guilty. and police say a gunman in albuquerque, new mexico, who shot and wounded law enforcement officers had a tattoo which read "cop killer." the shooter ambushed police, and stole a police car that ended in a chase throughout the city.
christopher chase died after crashing a stolen police car. witnesses say chase told them to call police and say he was waiting for them. on the "cbs moneywatch" now, mcdonald's squeezes out heintz ketchup and apple earnings in the spotlight. gigi stone in the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. tokyo's nikkei rose nearly 2%. hong kong's hang seng added half a percent. apple releases its latest quarterly earnings today after the stock market closes. a month ago apple said it expected revenue of up to $37 billion. analysts will be watching closely the sales figures for apple's two newest smartphones. the iphone 5c and 5 ps. strong third quarter results propelled stocks to their third straight weekly gain. the dow finished 60 points higher. the nasdaq gained 29 points. the initial public offering was a success. twitter will be the largest tech
ipo since facebook went public last year. that offering on the nasdaq exchange was troubled by trading delays and order failures. twitter is expected to go public sometime before thanksgiving. an overwhelming number of workers who are age 50 or older say they're generally happy with their jobs. nine and in ten older workers say they're somewhat satisfied with their jobs. that's according to an "associated press" survey. the reason, older workers have generally climbed the career ladder, increased their salaries, and have a greater job security. mcdonald's is dropping heinz ketchup. the world's largest fast food chain is looking for a new squeeze, ending its 40-year relationship with heinz. the reason, heinz is now led by the ceo of mcdonald's rival burger king. and singer jay-z is speaking about the racial profiling accusations at the high end
clothing store barneys. the rapper has been under increasing pressure to pull out of a collaboration with barneys. two black shoppers say that were racially profiled at a new york city store. in statement released saturday, jay-z said, quote, i am against discrimination of any kind, but if i make snap judgments no matter who it is toward, aren't i committing the same sin as somebody who profiles? he says let's take some time before we make a decision. >> probably good advice. we'll see how the whole thing unfolds. gigi stone at the new york stock exchange. thank you, gigi. well, coming up on the "morning news," nearly one year after superstorm sandy. we will show you how some storm victims in new york are preparing for the next big one. and later, lou reed takes his final walk on the wild side. we remember the rock and roll pioneer. this is the "cbs morning news."
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britain is being battered by a major storm this morning. it's bringing heavy rain and hurricane force winds. a 14-year-old boy swept out to sea is feared dead. authorities are warning drivers to stay off the roads. flights and rail service have been canceled. the storm is expected to head out over the north sea later today. and ellis island will be welcoming tourists again this morning. the museum of tour rift immigration has been closed since last year when superstorm sandy surged into new york harbor. work on the 27-acre island isn't done yet. the national park service says more than a million photographs and artifacts remain in storage. and tomorrow marks the anniversary of sandy slamming into the northeast. the storm killed more than a hundred people and destroyed entire communities, and as terrell brown reports, it changed the way we build. >> reporter: last october superstorm sandy swept joe
courtney's home off its foundation. though he knew it would be expensive to repair, he had no intention of leaving new york's rockaway beach. >> there was no question whether i was going to rebuild or not. this is where i grew up. this is where my wife grew up. this is where our lives are. >> reporter: his new home will be higher with 14-foot foundation and flood vents. >> all the necessary utilities to feed the house are going to be upstairs in the attic. >> reporter: all of those fixes are lessons learned that architects and planners are planning with new construction up and down the east coast. this is an architect and professor at columbus university. >> urban areas have a lot of natural advantages in terms of storms that we really have to take advantage of. >> reporter: he's overseeing the redevelopment of this factory site of brooklyn's waterfront,
a new neighborhood he believes will be able to withstand bigger and stronger storms. in his design, buildings are farther back from the water and taller. vital mechanical systems like elevators and electricity are above any potential flood areas. streets are graded downward so water flows back into the river. parks and green space help absorb water. >> people want to live on the water and enjoy the water and there are way for people to enjoy doing that that's safe. >> reporter: that price comes at a price. it will cost more than $500,000 to rebuild joe courtney's home. half of it will be covered by grants and loans. the other half he'll pay out of pocket. >> the main thing is we're building to be safer and stronger and be prepared for the next storm. >> reporter: with some homes on his street still left in ruins since the storm, courtney considers himself lucky to be rebuilding. terrell brown, cbs news, new york. well, straight ahead, your mond morning weather.
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and dry. thunderstorms are expected tonight in northern texas and oklahoma. and some light rain and snow showers are expected in new england. in sports now another strange finish in the world series. the red sox take a 4-1 lead in the sixth inning in a three-run homer by jonny gomes and with two outs, wong makes a critical mistake. >> oh, boy. >> this game is over. he picks off colton wong and the red sox win it 4-2. >> with the win boston ties the series up at two games apiece. this was the first time a world series game ended up on a pick-off play at first base. in football in minnesota green bay with one of the longest plays in nfl history. vikings returner cordell
patterson feels the opening kickoff. he goes the length of the field, 109 yards for the touchdown to give minnesota a 7-0 lead. but green bay counters with a big play of their own. packers' receiver jordy nelson catches a short pass and turns upfield for 76 yards. green bay goes on to win, 44-31. the lions and cowboys play in sunday's wildest game. detroit trailing by six points with just two seconds to play when calvin johnson is tackled at the goal line. michael stafford has everyone thinking he's going to spike the ball and stop the clock, but stafford has other plans. >> stafford gets the offensive position. he dives in for the touchdown. did he get it? yes, sir, he did. touchdown, detroit lions! matthew took it across and the lions have taken the lead with 12 seconds to go. >> the lions win, 31-30. after the game, stafford talked about his decision to go for the
win >> i was yelling spike. they knew i was yelling spike. the linebacker stood like that. i looked down and it didn't look very far and i thought, shoot, i'm going to go get that. >> calvin johnson finishes with 329 receiving yards, the second most in a single game in nfl history. when we return, remembering a new york original. a final note on lou reed of the velvet underground who inspired music's finest. underground who inspired music's finest. ♪ ready or not. [ female announcer ] ...so you can be up there. here i come! [ female announcer ] ...down there, around there... and under there for him. tylenol® provides strong pain relief and won't irritate your stomach the way aleve® or even advil® can. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around th here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., sunny, 65, atlanta, thunderstorms. st. louis, some clouds today with 68 the high. denver, some sun, and sunny in seattle. the operator of a north carolina amusement ride is due
in court today to face charges of assault with a deadly. weapon. last thursday five people were hurt when the ride timothy tutt rowe was running went into gear as riders were leaving. investigators believe it was tampered with. eyewitnesses say some riders dropped 30 feet. and rock legend lou reed died on sunday at 71. the cause was liver disease. anthony mason looks at the career of the singer/songwriter who influenced generations of musicians. ♪ you take a walk on the wild side ♪ >> reporter: he had only one radio hit, but "take a walk on the wildside" was unforgetably candid and lou reed had an influence in the rock area. it included rock giants like david bowie, u2, and rem. born in brooklyn in 1942, reed
studied poetry and journalism at syracuse university. after college he worked as a songwriter for pickwick records but it was as founder and lead singer of the velvet underground that reed would change rock and roll. the debut album produced by andy warhol was a commercial failure but it's now considered one of the most famous ever recorded. it was rock but like nothing ever heard before, full of frank descriptions of bohemian new york's underworld. he produced his biggest hit. an homage to the outcasts and tran ve
transvestites he met through andy warhol. his work radically changed the lyrics. the velvet underground was inducted into the hall in 1996, an acknowledgement of lou reed's enormous acknowledgement which by then had far eclipsed his sales. anthony mason, cbs news, new york. ittl"weeeeeeeee!" 60% more sheets than charmin. everything you want and the value you love. angel soft. it's holiday time, and no fruit is as versatile as our ocean spray cranberries, which is why were declaring it the unofficial official fruit of the holidays! the fig's gonna be so bummed. [ laughs ] for holiday tips and recipes, go to oceanspray.com. into an easy dinner with crescent dogs. just separate, add hot dogs, cheese, roll 'em up, and bake. lookin' hot, c-dog. pillsbury crescents. make dinner pop. [ coughing ]
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the country to receive an 11 he annual disspelling the myth award. a love triangle gone wrong. back behind bars, chris brown is arrested in washington, d.c., what he is accused of doing this time. and demanding answers. it's the latest on the nsa -- excuse me, the nsa spying controversy. more news, first warning weather and your first traffic report of the morning in a couple of minutes. ,,,, [ man on radio ] there's an accident on the freeway
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