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kicking off the future. taking a cue from hollywood, nike unveils self-lacing sneakers. a big league ballplayer chooses family over fortune and walking away from a multimillion dollar deal when he is told to spend less time with his son. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the nomination of of president obama's nomination of merrick garland. garland is generally respected and chief judge of the influential d.c. court of appeals. garland was confirmed by seven
at 63 he is the oldest supreme court nominee since 1971. craig boswell has more on what has turned into a contentious political battle and the possible repercussions. >> reporter: senate republicans say president obama's nominee to replace the late antonin scalia on supreme court will not be invited for confirmation hearings. mcconnell acknowledged garland by telephone he won't get a traditional meet and greet. mcconnell said the next president should pick the next nominee. >> give the people the voice in filling this vacancy. >> it's a ludicrous position. to my friends on the republican side of the aisle, do your job! >> reporter: the 63-year-old garland, emotionally accepted the president's nomination in the white house rose garden hours earlier as his wife and daughter looked on. >> this is the graeteatest honor of my life, other than when my wife
ago. >> reporter: the president said garland who he called america's sharpest legal minds is qualified to immediately serve on the high court. >> i have fulfilled my constitutional duty. now it's time for the senate to do theirs. >> several say garland is a good nominee but it's not about the person, it's about the politics. garland heads to capitol hill to meet with some members of congress on thursday. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to senators elizabeth warren and jeff flake about the garland nomination. monday's republican presidential debate has been called off. fox news cancelled the debate after donald trump pulled out and john kasich said he wouldn't participate without trump. the other remaining gop candidate ted cruz says trump is afraid. >> i guess he doesn't like when anyone challenges him. you know? he was saying just a week ago
one-on-one with me. this debate, the field has narrowed even more and he he could have had a direct debate with me, yet, donald, apparently, is ducking. he is afraid of being challenged. >> trump says he is making a, quote, big speech. trump skipped a fox news debate in january because he claimed he was mistreated by the network. following tuesday's primaries, trump holds a substantial lead in the dealt count and still has the potential to lock up the nomination before the convention. so far, he has won 47% of the available delegates. but he must do better in upcoming contests. trump issued a dire warning if republican leaders try to deny the nomination to him at a brokered convention. >> i don't think you can say we don't get it automatically. i think you'd have riot. s. >> trump has already shifted his attention to hillary clinton. he released a new online ad. in it, she is barking like a dog, suggesting she is unfit to
five north carolina deputies have been suspended for their action at a trump rally in fayetteville. the deputies were escorting a preverted protester from the event when he was assaulted by a 78-year-old man. an investigation is under way. federal intelligence officials refused a request from the state department in 2009 to provide hillary clinton a secure blackberry device. according to just released e-mails, her aides wanted the blackberry to replace the mobile device he was using. clinton's use of a private e-mail server has become a political issue for her. critics contend she may have skirted federal record keeping laws. in just released documents, army sergeant bowe bergdahl explained why he left his post in afghanistan. bergdahl has held five years by
exchanged with for five guantanamo prisoners. bergdahl said he wanted to draw attention to what he said were bad decisions by officers. the papers also reveal he was diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder. the texas police -- a texas police officer is free on bail this morning after being arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a teenager. addison police officer officer ken johnson was off-duty at the time. police officers say he suspected the teen had broken into a car. johnson was taken into custody last night. brian webb reports. >> reporter: friends and family of jose cruz cheered and released balloons, following the arrest of farmers branch officer ken johnson wednesday night. the mother of the 16-year-old he is charged with killing broke down in tears. >> she's gotten a lot of strength from the effect he has been arrested and charged. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> translator: because there is going to be justice for him. >> reporter: johnson was off-duty sunday when he says he spotted cruz and another teen
apararent complex. authorities say the officer chased him down in his personal vehicle, eventually shooting both at a nearby gas station in an altercation caught on camera. all events, the police chief says, go against procedures. >> we have policies to deal with off-duty enforcement that we all follow. >> reporter: johnson's attorney maintains his client feared for his life and questions why the case didn't go before a grand jury. >> the only explanation i can think of is that they are doing this because my client is a black police officer. >> reporter: cruz's family spokesman says the facts are clear. >> there is nothing that could be done, except an indictment or an immediate arrest. >> reporter: johnson also faces assault charges for shooting the other teen in the car. he was wounded, but is expected to survive. brian webb for cbs news. firefighters boarded a delta
electronic cigarette caused a backpack to catch on fire. the plane was just about to depart atlanta's hartsfield-jackson airport for st. louis when the device caught fire last night. by the time the firefighters arrived the flames were out. no one was hurt. e-cigarettes are allowed in carry-on bags but not for long. a total ban goes into effect next month. a massachusetts state trooper was killed when his suv was hit on the side of a massachusetts turnpike. trooper thomas pulled over an suv for speeding and returned to his vehicle when a car going very fast swerved across three lanes of traffic and hit the trooper's suv. it went down an embankment. clarty was a father of six children. the washington, d.c. subway system reopens this morning after a day-long shutdown for a system-wide safety check. the d.c. metro is the nation's second busiest rail system. the safety check involved third
fire on monday. 26 damaged cables requiring repair were discovered. recently released video shows a daring helicopter jail break from a canadian prison back in 2013. two prisoners were picked up by accomplices who had hijacked a helicopter. they climbed up the rope. the hospital took off. the prisoners were captured a few hours later, though. . coming up on the "morning news." sex tape testimony. the woman videotaped with having sex with hulk hogan testifies in his trial. later, president obama reveals his brackets for the college basketball championships. this is the "cbs morning news." everyone loves how they feel in dark clothes. and to keep those darks from fading... there's woolite darks. it's free of harsh ingredients, keeping dark clothes looking like new for 30 washes so your love for dark clothes will never fade.
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eclipsed by his famous father. frank sinatra jr. has died. he was born in the '40s as his father's career was taking off and his kidnapping at the age of 19 made headlines. frank sinatra jr. suffered a heart attack yesterday in florida. he was 72 years old. testimony from the woman in hulk hogan's sex tape. an an accused uber driver shooter sues the app. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the detroit free press reports a $10 million lawsuit against uber by a former driver charged in six killings. jason dalton's handwriting filing claims uber ruined his life. he said he was never paid back wages or overtime and he is accused of a shooting spree last month in kalamazoo, michigan. he worked for uber less than a month. "the washington post" reports the punishment of 12 military personnel for a mistaken attack on a hospital last year in afghanistan. the punishments are mostly
there are no criminal charges. the seattle times reports that a former hospital worker may have put 1,500 patients at risk of ninfection. rocky allen is accused of switching for painkillers. >> it looks like he was lying about his resume, where he had been. we know he had been fired for the same thing at other facilities. >> patients who may have been infected are being told to get hiv and hepatitis tests. the"the tampa tribune" is reporting a woman testifying who had case with hulk hogan. heather heather cole satisfy didn't know her then husband was videotaping the whole thing. hogan is suing the website for
the video online. bicycle. the first lady explained why she and the president started the let girls learn campaign. and at the south-by-southwest festival, she talked about what men can do. >> you're a man at the table and you look around and there are only men at the table, then you should ask yourself how can i do better? >> mrs. obama is urging people to support the cause by donating through change.org. coming up, self-tying sneakers take a step into reality. nike unveils a new high-tech sneaker that laces up on its own. >> announcer: this portion of cbs morning news sponsored by
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and cars that can stop themselves. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. the federal reserve is leaving a key interest rate where it is. in a statement following its latest policy meeting, the fed said the global economy still poses a risk to the u.s. economy. as a result, fed officials expect to raise rates at a slower rate than they had originally envisioned. the fed holds its next policy meeting in april. news that the fed is leaving interest rates where they are sent stocks higher. the dow gained 74 points. the s&p 500 rose 11 points and the nasdaq finished the day 35 points higher. automatic braking technology could be standard equipment on most new cars by 2022. the government and major carmakers are expected to make that officials in an announcement today. the safety system will be phased into most models but safety advocates say the agreement
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. last night's first four action was a little more exciting than tuesday's slate of games. it came down to the wire between tulsa and michigan. the wolverines sealed it, winning 67-62. they take on notre dame friday night. another first four battle, holy cross versus southern u. the crusaders and the jaguars traded points throughout the second half. southern's sean perdom hit a three-pointer there while he was tying his shoe!
with the 59-55 win and they take on oregon. the top seed in the west in the first round. as he does every year, the president made his picks for the ncaa tournament. here is his final four. unc against michigan state and kansas versus texas a&m. with the jayhawks wing it all over the tar heels in the championship! >> bill self owes me. i'm putting kansas in here! coach, i'm just teasing, i'm not putting pressure on you, but i think the jayhawks in a squeaker gets past unc. >> the president has only picked the winner once during his time in the white house when he picked unc to win it all during his first year in the oval office. duke takes on wilmington at noon eastern today on cbs. a major league baseball
over a multidollar concert. adam laroche retired on wednesday when team official said his son could no longer join him in the clubhouse after each game. the team president ken williams said drake was welcome to spend time with the team but he wasn't open for the 14-year-old being around 100% of the time. laroche would have earned $13 million this season. this is the "cbs morning news." feel like this. with dreamwalk insoles, turn shoes that can be a pain into comfortable ones. their soft cushioning support means you can look like this. and feel like this. dreamwalk. (rebecca) i've struggled with depression. i thought i needed cigarettes to cope. i was able to quit smoking. and then i started running. now, i feel a lot better. (announcer)you can quit. for free help,
an ohio police officer takes charge in a dangerous situation. his dash camera shows him pulling a driver from a van moments before it's hit by a freight train. the driver was trying to get around a truck when he got stuck on the tracks and nobody was hurt. a homeless man in california proves doing the right thing pays off. he was grabbing a cup of coffee at a san francisco mcdonald's when three escaped inmates drove
he alerted police and the suspects were arrested. the homeless man pocketed the $100,000 reward this week. it might be the setting for shakespeare greatest tragedy but denmark are far happier than hamlet. the nation of 5. million people was named the united nations the haerpts happiest in a new survey. denmark is known for its extensive health care system that provides health care and college education. switzerland, norway and iceland and feninland rounds out the top five. a puppy they thought was dead after she fell off a fishing boat more than a month ago. abby alford reports. >> reporter: 1 and a
daddy's best friend since she was lost at sea five week, ago. >> this was not a day we thought would ever happen. >> reporter: on february 10th, about two miles off the coast of this landing field, her ownership nick hayworth told the navy as they were bringing in the nets on the elizabeth 8, luna was there and the owner thought she was gone. they thought she swam to shore but she couldn't be found. after two weeks her owner thought he lost her forever until tuesday. five weeks after luna went missing, navy biologist melissa booker found her on the side of the road on san clemente island and called the owner. >> i can't believe they found my dog. >> reporter: even the commanding officer for naval base coronado couldn't believe it. >> i didn't think this is when i signed up. i never thought this would happen but this is definitely a good story. >> reporter: a little malnourished and a bit shy this pup has been cleared for any diseases and given a token by
>> just keep the faith for luna. >> reporter: one thing we may never know is her story during her five within week adventure. >> i bet she has stores for her grandchildren. >> i bet she does. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the fight over the supreme court nominee. plus, new changes to your frequent flyer miles. we will talk with travel expert peter greenberg and the ceo of seaworld joins us in the studio. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching.
have a great st. patrick's day! five cumberland county deputies are on probation after an incident during a donald trump rally. what the sheriff says happened. >> plus -- >> my heart, when someone takes my baby away from me. >> her daughter murdered in johnston county. what she says she needs now. >> and march madness in full swing. we look at the duke and unc matchup tonight. >> i'm russ bowen.
meteorologist alyssa corfont has the forecast. good morning. >> good morning. we're starting off on a clear note as we start this thursday, but the clear skies are actually leading to cooler temperatures. remember, we had a cold front move through yesterday. that is also helping to drop the temperatures. so now we're at 51 in raleigh. 44 in sanford. 49 siler city. the low 50s in roxboro, south hill also in the 50s. good morning rocky mount, you're checking in at 56 degrees. here's the forecast for today, plenty of sunshine early but 52 degrees, take that light jacket this morning. 69 at lunchtime. today plenty of sunshine and pleasant. we won't be as warm this afternoon but keep in mind normal highs for this time of year around 64 degrees. i'm expecting a high near 77. so still well above that mark. back to 73 with a few clouds heading into 6:00 this evening.