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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, february 29th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." on its biggest night, chris rock challenges the hollywood establishment. the comedian takes on academy voters and oscar protesters. >> the republican race gets even nastier. donald trump and marco rubio attack each other for the way they look. on this leap day meeting the oldest leaping lady. we begin this morning with a
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your world in 90 seconds. i thank you all for this amazing award. let us not take this planet for granted. i do not take tonight for granted. thank you so much. >> diversity takes center stage at the oscars. >> it's the 88th academy awards, which means this whole no black nominee thing has happened at least 71 other times. >> we are going to win so big. you know, we are leading in every single state? >> is he unstoppable? >> there is no doubt that if donald steamrolls through super tuesday and wins everywhere with big margins that he may well be unstoppable. >> have you seen his hands? they are like this. you know what they say about men with small hands? >> tomorrow, this campaign goes national! >> senator, a disappointing loss in south carolina? >> i won't tell thaw we didn't get beaten and beaten very badly. >> hamilton accused of killing a
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appear in court. >> she was sworn in the day before. >> otto warmbier detained in north korea begs for forgiveness. >> save my life! >> a rampage on a religious festival and luckily no one hurt during the festivities. >> all that. >> he hit the shot out of the water in his boxer breven. >> what is going on over there? >> what are you going to do once the big show is over? >> i'm going to the oscar parties. the after-parties. >> when is your bedtime? >> 8:00. >> i want you to reach into your millionaire pockets and i want you to buy some of my daughter's girl scout cookies. look at my babies up there! leo, you made 30 million. come on! >> on "cbs this morning." >> there were no nominees. they were in line to buy t-shirts at the michael bolton concert.
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tonight is if they let steve harvey announce the winner and that didn't happen. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is off. jeff glor is with us. the academy awards ceremony turns months of racial controversy into pointed and entertaining social commentary. these four are celebrating their first acting oscars. >> it was host chris rock who stole the show. he took on the lack of racial diversity head on from the opening moments until its closing credits. entertainment tonight co-host kevin frazier is in los angeles. >> reporter: good morning. no way last night's broadcast could be just about the awards. leonardo dicaprio and brie larson took the acting honors and spotlight and surprise
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real spotlight was on the oscars lack of diversity and the show's host chris rock owned the night. >> well, i'm here at the academy awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> reporter: oscar host chris rock wasted actors were white. rock kept the jokes coming even out of a commercial break. >> we are black. >> reporter: the broadcast politically charged atmosphere included more the diversity issue. leonardo dicaprio took home the oscar for best actor and took the opportunity to deliver a message about the environment, a passion of his for more than a decade. >> climate change is real, it is
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it is the most urgent threat facing our entire species. >> i'm the least qualified man here tonight. thank you. >> reporter: vice president joe biden walked on stage to a standing ovation and talked speaking out against sexual abuse. part of his introduction to lady gaga's song "until it happens to you." >> reporter: as the song ended victims of abuse filled the stage. the emotional response from the audience was clear. brie larson who played a sexual abuse victim in "room" hugged each other as they came off stage. >> and the oscar goes to -- "spotlight." >> reporter: tonight's top honor went to a film perhaps the strongest political message.
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journalism in "the boston globe." >> this film gave a voice of survivors and this oscar amplifying that voice which we hope is a choir that will resonate all the way to the vatican. >> reporter: the first time a director has won back-to-back oscars in 66 years p.m. the night's biggest upset, mark rylance of "bridget of spies." another winner best supporting act dress was alicia vikander. the real star of the show i thought was chris rock. i thought he hit it out of the ballpark. >> we will have much more from the oscars later on this morning. the presidential candidates making one last big push to super tuesday today. a new national poll this morning
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by 49% of voters leading the procures another important conversation about trump, tolerance and the future of the republican party. >> he doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged from the spray tan that he uses. >> reporter: last night at a rally in virginia, marco rubio got a lot more personal in his attacks against donald trump. little marco. i admit he is taller than me. understand why his hands are the size of someone who is@ at 5'2". he has small hands.
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you can't trust them. >> reporter: trump referred to marco rubio. >> there is something wrong with marco. there is something with him. he is sweating. >> reporter: in the past, trump has retweeted support of messages from white supremacists and even retweeted a quote over the weekend from world war ii dictator mussolini. he hesitated when asked about ku klux klan. >> i know nothing about david i don't know what group you're talking about. you wouldn't want me to condemn a group i know nothing about. >> trump knew enough about duke to say this friday in ft. worth. >> i didn't know he endorsed me. david duke endorsed me? okay. i disavow, okay. >> reporter: marco rubio called trump dangerous to the gop.
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party with a noom minee who refuses to condemn the ku klux klan? >> donald trump refused to disassociate himself and condemn white supremacist. every day, it's another thing. >> reporter: ted cruz took to the fight against rubio and comprehensive immigration reform. >> thank you, major. in the democratic race, hillary clinton carries the momentum. the latest tracker battleground poll shows clinton big lead in georgia, virginia and texas. clinton scored a decisive win this weekend. she beat bernie sanders by a landslide in saturday's south
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clinton will hold an event where nancy cordes is this morning. >> reporter: she is leading by 20 points here in virginia in our battleground tracker. it's one of two states a that she is visiting today. those poll numbers help to explain why increasingly clinton is turning her attention away from bernie sanders, training her fire, instead, on the republican candidates. >> i want to debate whoever they put up because here is what they are saying. they are selling the same snake oil, trickle down economics. >> reporter: clinton changed her focus after her south carolina blowout. >> tomorrow, this campaign goes national! >> reporter: she won the state's african-american vote by a staggering 72 points. on "face the nation," sanders didn't sugar-coat it. >> we did really, really, really badly with older african-americans voters. we got decimate.
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compete in seven more southern states. the latest cbs news battleground tracker shows him trailing clinton by 24 points in texas and 28 points in georgia. voters there said clinton is more qualified, but they viewed sanders as more principle and hon honest. >> secretary clinton does it a little bit differently. >> reporter: a distinction he tried to draw in oklahoma city. >> if you're going to get paid $200,000 for a speech, must be a pretty damn good speech. and if it's such a good speech, transcript! let everybody see it! >> reporter: clinton campaigned in nashville, a camera caught her can dit reaction when he told her about the latest trump controversy. sanders shared that sentiment tweeting america's first black president cannot and will not be
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refuses to condemn the kkk. clinton retweeted it. >> some of his supporters say we like mr. trump because he tells it like it is. bigotry is not telling it like it is! >> reporter: sanders is heading to minnesota today, one of a few states where he thinks he can notch a win tomorrow. ironically, even as clinton pulls ahead in the delegate count he is poised to notch his best fund-raising month ever, pulling in $36 million in february. >> nancy, thanks. cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson is in washington. here we have all of this trading of insults and more aggressive campaign against trump. but the question remains -- will the race change until people
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much more of the vote to really overtake trump. so we are going to have to see what happens when the voters get in the booth and start deciding what they are going to do to see if there is anything to stop trump. at the moment, this race to the bottom in the back and forth between the candidates hasn't seemed to have hurt him. >> rather than a campaign of ideas has become a campaign about mussolini and kkk and the size of a candidate's hands. what is going on in the national republican party about how this may affect the party's future and electoral chances in other races? >> once you're talking about mussolini you're in dangerous territory than makeup. these are repugnant ideas that the republican party stands very far apart of and the difficulty for donald trump even though he dissed about david duke on friday when he was asked by jake
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seemed to be sort of unable to immediately denounce the kkk and white supremacist. this should not be difficult and gives support to those saying he is playing footsy with the ugliest ideas out there. >> a debate on thursday, a lot of people thought marco rubio did very well in. what is chris christie looking for? do you see this possible vp ticket for donald? >> possibly. i think it was a chance for chris christie to get back in the story a little bit after his poor showing in new hampshire and dropping out of the race, because he really ran on things, chris christie, that donald trump doesn't believe in and said things about trump and his lack of experience that are contradicted by what he said in end. so it's helpful as you mentioned for donald trump to have an endorsement from somebody like
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so it was good for the news cycle but i think other than that, donald trump is off on his own and got his own thing going. whether a place for christie in a trump administration there way. >> john, thanks. our team will bring you super tuesday results in prime time and our coverage begins at 10:00/9:00 central on cbs. a soldier accused of killing his wife and a police officer is expected to face a judge today. police say that staff sergeant ronald hamilton shot and killed officer ashley guindon on saturday. it was her first day with the prince william county police department in virginia. jeff pegues is at the court where hamilton's arraignment is scheduled to take place. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ron hamilton will be in a courtroom today. not working at his job in i.t. at the pentagon joint staff services center.
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he got into a heated argument with his wife and first to roll up was a rookie officer and military veteran. ashley guindon was just sworn ringing and hundreds gathered on sunday to celebrate fallen police officer ashley guindon. >> recognize that we will continue one step at a time in honor of ashley. >> reporter: some covered a police car in flowers, while others visited the hospital where she died. >> she had been through so much with the marines and to have this happen over something so stupid. it's so sad. >> reporter: guind don was serving her first shift died. a day earlier she was sworn in at the prince william police department where she had once interned. the department tweeted out this picture with the message, be safe. according to reports before
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officer in 2015, guindon spent nearly eight years in the marine corps reserves. police say ashley, along with two other officers, arrived at ronald hamilton's woodbridge home saturday night on a domestic disturbance call. >> they approached the front door of the home and the subject inside the home opened fire, striking three officers. >> reporter: the pentagon staff sergeant allegedly shot and killed 28-year-old guindon and shot and wounded 33-year-old david mccown and 31-year-old jesse hampton before surrendering to police. during the search of the home, police found the body of hamilton's wife crystal. authorities also discovered the couple's 11-year-old son unharmed. >> the wife was able to contact the police officer, however, before our arrival, she was shot and killed allegedly by the accused. >> it's always been a peaceful neighborhood where everybody get along with everybody.
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hamilton say they are shocked by his violent behavior. >> he was a good guy, like a gentle giant. >> reporter: hamilton, who had been working at the pentagon since 2011, faces capital murder charges. if convicted, could spend the rest of his life behind bars. as for the two injured officers, they have a combined 19 years on the force and they are both expected to make full recoveries. charlie? >> thanks, jeff. the temporary cease-fire in syria appears to be holding largely but the united nations says thousands of syrians may have died from starvation during the civil war. elizabeth palmer is in holmes, where residents halt in fighting will bring a lasting peace. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, this partial cease-fire is holding. it has to be said pretty long odds. the position has officially complained to the united nations of numerous violations by the
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strikes. but for civilians in areas that are quiet, this patchwork truce offers relief and a glimmer of hope it might grow into a broader and more lasting arrangement with monitors and designated safe zones. especially in neighborhoods like the old city here thoroughly destroyed by years of fighting but now back in government hands and quiet. life is starting to return to the ruins. calmer, repairs, even school. the partial truce is also a rare bit of good news to the thousands of homeless syrians who were forced out of their towns and villages by fighting and who know want nothing more than to return. the united nations now wants to take advantage of this pause in the fighting to deliver aid to 150,000 people in various parts of syria. and they have also announced a new round of peace talks
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>> elizabeth palmer, thank you. a cyberbreach targeting thought. announcer: this portion of "cbs weathertech cocaine. weather
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oscars host chris rock may be the night's biggest winner. >> ahead the comedians take why his take on the controversy about race is unprecedented. the news is back here on cbs
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,, ahead, good morning, everyone. 7:26 right now. i'm alan gionet. six people hurt including two children after an suv went off the road in littleton. the children treated for serious injury. it happened in pierce. and the suv ended up on its side. the state patrol is trying to figure out if alcohol or speed was a factor. the brother of one of the victims says the suv was headed east on bowls. they hit trees and you can see the damage and the debris. the morning
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>> alan, this is somebody i-225 at alameda. you have the truck into the tree barely hanging on before heading into the river. it's still there and that's the scene from our cdot camera. behind me, if you're heading into the southbound direction of i-225, that's what you're going to see. once my name clears, you'll be able to see the truck hanging. the right lane and right shoulder blocked off and
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,, ,, ,, welcome back. taking a look at our winds speeds. gusty in the foothills. the winds are going to be chipping. high winds and low humidity means high fire danger. el paso and -- red flag warnings. 43 in denver. 36 in fort collins.
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skies with clouds here in denver and we're looking at a chance for snow in the high country and a possible -- temperatures today, lots of low 60s. we're ,,
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,, ,, i've been calling out hollywood for lack of diversity. you know what? i don't want to just complain. i want to help solve the problem and that is going to a fresh perspective. controversy about? >> i guess it's about giving the blacks a chance to win. >> did you see any of the oscar nominated movies? >> no. what is that? >> how about the bridge of spies? >> where are you getting these movies from? >> reporter: what was your favorite white movie of the year? >> oh, man!
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and angelina jolie. >> wow! not even they would say that! >> funny. >> i love that clip we were watching at the break as well! that is good! >> i haven't seen that movie. >> charlie and i could watch this all morning long! welcome back to "cbs this morning." we just saw a sample of the comerds. academy awards. ahead his reviews on the frank social controversy of diversity. a fight club on campus. we are look at the students who were knocked out and left with concussions. that story is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" on an american student detained in north korea making a public apology.
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conference in pyongyang. it is unclear whether he was forced to apologize for trying to steal a flag. moderate allies of iran's president want a majority of cease on assembly to pick the next nation's supreme leader. it's iran's first vote since the nuclear vote with u.s. and other countries was finalized. "usa today" reports on a royal caribbean cruise ship cutting short another trip. you might remember the anthem of the seas was battered earlier this month by a severe storm. on saturday the ship's captain decided to head home two days early to avoid another possible storm. the ship was also dealing with a noro norovirus outbreak. police say the kkk were only defending themselves from protesters when their rally turned violent saturday in anaheim.
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seven anti-kkk protesters are being held. "the washington post" reports how a member of s.e.a.l. team 6 emerge from secrecy to receive the medal of honor today. navy chief senior biers shielded an american hostage from gunfire and helped in afghanistan. he is the first living s.e.a.l. to receive the medal of honor since the vietnam war. you should learn more about him and this mission too. we have more on our website. incredible story. chris rock is being recognized this morning for redefining the role of oscars host. much of the conversation is focused on how he and the show put racial diversity at the center of the broadcast. michelle miller is here with how rock put the heat on hollywood. michelle, good morning. >> he sure did. good morning. >> reporter: when chris rock signed on to host the award show it was before the oscar white controversy erupted.
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better fit to address that big white elephant in the room. >> hollywood is sorority racist. it's, like, we like you, rhonda! but you're not a kappa! >> reporter: host chris rock didn't just wade into the diversity controversy of the on oscars, he dove in head-first. >> i'm sure there were no black nominees in '62 and '63 and black people did not protest. why? because we had real things to protest at the time. you know? it's too busy being raped and lynched to care about who won best cinema tog go fer. >> matt bellami. >> he was very raw and very unafraid to go there in many ways. >> reporter: the it wasn't limited
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>> i'm a danish girl! these dinnishes are good, girl! >> reporter: binding threat of the night. >> the oscars because i quit, you know? and the last thing i need is to lose another job to kevin hart. >> reporter: kevin hart was the butt of many of chris rock's jokes, most likely scripted ones, but hart's take was reportedly ad-lib'd. >> i want to take a moment to applaud all of my actors and actresses of color that didn't
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the reason why i say that is because i want them to understand that tonight is not determined the hard work and effort that you put into your craft. at the end of the day, we love what we do and we are breaking major ground doing it. these problems of today. >> reporter: chris rock, kevin hart there both pointed and deliberate. no one was out of bounds from his commentary. chris rock's any way. he took shots at the academy and hollywood establishment and even those protesting the nominations. i guess his point really was, hey, there's some people on the outside boycotting and there needs to be that same voice of dissatisfaction from the inside/out. >> the academy needed this too. >> yes. >> it really did. >> right. this debate. >> right. to be made fun of. >> yeah. >> people were laughing. you guys were having fun at the break. >> as you point out, unsparing and targeting everyone. >> yeah, yeah. sometimes a laugh will go further sometimes to make the point than sometimes a
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>> michelle, thank you. >> thank you. california school officials are investigating an alleged fight club on a high school campus. several videos of students punching each other surfaced last week prompting complaints from parents. those students are from nevada union high school about an hour north of sacramento. the district superintendent says she only learned about the fight club, alleged fight club recently. but as carter evans shows us, fights may have been going on for years. we should warn you this video is graphic. >> reporter: the video shows students wearing boxing gloves but no protect gear and puckling each other. >> you're bleeding. >> reporter: the fights apparently took place during schoolhouse in a dilapidated building used by the baseball team as others looked on. >> we immediately opened an investigation. we've shut down the location where the fight has taken place.
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the fights have been held for more than a decade with kids getting knocked out and yi y noses and black eyes and going home with concussions. >> parents and coaches have been aware prior to bringing it to our attention. >> no one is trying to, like, i want to beat this kid up. >> reporter: senior james is friends with some of the students in the videos and he insisted they had had no malicious intent. >> just guys having fun. laughing. playing music and boxing. >> reporter: at least three videos were reportedly posted online last week, but have since been deleted. the teenage fighting ring is drawing comparisons to the movie "fight club" about a recreational fighting league for adult men. >> the first rules of fight is you do not talk about fight club. second rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club! >> it really blew my mind. i was surprised that kids get away with things like that. >> reporter: the high school is trying to determine which
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,, ,, we welcome the newest member of our cbs family wncn in raleigh is now cbs north carolina. we look forward to working together. state. >> love it. there. >> good people born there. >> yes, indeed. a massive data breach at the
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they say over 700,000 social security numbers and other personal information may have been stolen. jan crawford is outside of irs headquarters in washington with the sophisticated fraud. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so the irs started that get transcript program more than two years ago. now after a nine-month investigation, the irs is saying it has put hundreds of thousands of more people at risk for identity theft. >> somebody was trying to claim a refund using my social something was wrong. >> reporter: not even virginia tax attorney wayne zell was protected from attackers who he says stole his identity. >> i got a form earlier this week stating that somebody had recovered my e-file personal identification number. i don't have that. >> reporter: the irs is a latest in a series of disclosures.
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cybercriminals accessed some 114,000 taxpayer accounts and that number grew to 334,000. this month the irs says as many as 724,000 victims. >> the irs is, frankly, not doing enough to protect us. >> reporter: steve wisman is an expert in identity theft. >> the very fact it takes them so many months to even analyze the depth of the problem shows that there are probably even more identity theft that is going on. >> reporter: the irs says hackers used personal information gathered from other online sources like bank accounts to answer personal identity questions on the get transcript forms. one possible culprit, irs approved taxpayers. one audit found 6 out of 13 irs approved failed to give information to people.
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we don't use proper security. >> reporter: the irs is notifying the hacked taxpayers by mail, as well as free identity protection for a year. in a statement, the agency says it's committed to protecting taxpayers on multiple fronts against tax-related identity theft. we are moving quickly to help these taxpayers. >> short of changing your social security number, which i understand only witness protection program victims can do, i don't really have a solution yet. but i think we need to search for one. >> reporter: now, the online kind of download feature, that has been suspended since 2015, but the irs is working to restore that part of the sfgs, but, of course, with enhanced security this time, to better protect taxpayers. >> jan, thank you very much. a beauty website competes for best oscar night blunder in
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a beauty website was trying to make up for an oscar night blemish. total beauty posted this photo of whoopi goldberg and said we had no idea oprah was at the academy awards and that is not oprah. gayle king posted this photo on instagram of her daughter kirby next to oprah in response to the mix-up. she wrote, quote, we don't all look alike. geez! total beauty later apologized and said it was our error and there are no accuses. they plan to donate 10,000 to a charity of whoopi and oprah's choice. oprah has not weighed in.
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leonardo dicaprio is a popular star and now an oscar winner. kevin frazier is standing by in los angeles to talk about dah dicaprio's achievement. we will be right back. that's just how i feel that's just how i feel that's just how i feel trying to reach the things
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,, ,, good morning, everyone. 7:56. i'm alan gionet. today, state lawmakers going to hear about men tal health evaluations. it would require an evaluation to be recorded. attorneys did not want holmes evaluation recorded saying it could effect his responses. the father of the shooting victims are all expected to attend today's committee hearing. let's check the morning commute. we've had a lot of trouble out there. here's joel. >> here's video from copter 4.
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,, good morning. it is monday, february 29th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning" more real news ahead including more from the oscar ws wins and how single women nd defined history and are transforming this presidential race. but first here's today's eye opener" at 8: opener@8. ght was >> "spotlight" was the surprise real winner for best picture but the real spotlight on the lack of diversity. >> marco rubio discovered his n and see inner donald trump. happens.
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clinton is turning her attention on the republican favorite. >> the trump is even though he he disavowed david duke on friday he seemed unable to denounce the kkk kkk and white supremacist. this should not be difficult. >> the partial cease fire is holding, but the opposition has violations. after a nine month investigation the irs says it tigation put hundreds of thousands of it's more people at risk for identity f like no better fit to address that big white elephant in the room. >> will was not nominated, little concussion. i get it. i get it. will you get mad. it's not fair that will was this it tha good and didn't get nominated. you are right. righ it's not fair that will was paid will 20 million for "wild wild west."
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i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell o'donnell. he >> the hollywood mega star n received the first nomination for best supporting actor and he has three previous best leading actor nominations. >> dicaprio's performance earned for him the coveted award. kevin frazier is at the et studio. >> after chris rock rolled and young delivered. i it was a corn nation coronation who declared red himself king of the world in the es blockbuster "titanic" and now it is official he finally is. >> let's not take this planet net for granted. i do not take i do not take this night for granted. >> this environmentalist took mu advantage of the worldwide audience as he was named best
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actor for "the revenant." reve >> there is a sense of urgency we must do something proactive do about the issue. >> reporter: he grew up in los ter: he gr angeles as a child actor. at at entertainment tonight, we were there at his first oscars in 1994 and nominated at 19 for what's eating gilbert gray. >> it is like being the top the heavyweights, people i have been e i've watching for years. >> brie larson is the best actress winner. this she used to deejay for extra ss money and dreamed of a night like this. money and dr >> i watched this on tv every year since i was 7. to be here is part of history. 7 so >> while the actors struggle is with diversity, many films honored social relevance. the best supporting actor in the danish girl took us to the early bac days of gender reassignment. >> i hope it can open up a wider f that conversation.
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>> reporter: another film igniti igniting discussion, the real the life investigation in to sexual abuse by catholic priests a v "spotlight" earned best picture. >> this film gave a voice to survivors. if i risk it all >> sam smith won for best original song. he said it might be the first irst time time an openly gay man won ans of kampl it wasn't but his heart in was in the right place. >> even fit wasn't the case can, i want to dedicate this to the lgbt community around the world. lady smith beat out lady gaga's song about alleged sexual assault on alleged college campuses. ts the performance brought some to p tears. brought it touched the best director winner alejandro gonza lez ia rritu. >> i have a 20-year-old girl in college and i think of that. ather as a father to see that crisis
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and the pain that it creates and how powerless they can be, i think that song was very moving. >> it was a magical moment. second. when leonardo got staff chew, it eres >> while the nominations were ions were not inclusive what about the show? >> you know, i have to tell you, i thought ris rock and the are producer did a fantastic job d from survivors of sexual s of violence to the lgbt community and of course racial diversity. the show covered a lot of ground and there wasn't a wasted ted moment. skits about black history ut moment, celebrating jack black, k moviegoers from the compton of
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music played seem to have a iana from super fly. shaq and the black bird performed by dave. mccartney said he liked to think that a black bird as being a symbol for a beautiful black k woman. woman. the mess the message was delivered loud and cl and clear. missed if you missed it, the academy it! president said get on the train because change is coming. >> she will be held to that standard after promising that. >> oh, yeah. >> thank you so much. entertainment tonight will have wra s can personal attacks are flying in the republican race where 12 states vote tomorrow on super tuesday. those voters in georgia and texas think donald trump has the most optimistic message and say he th has the best chance to win in november.
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battleground tracker. trump is also getting heavy criticis criticism for not renouncing support of the former ku klux klan leader david duke. leade >> trump was asked about duke's endorse and support of white he s supremacists in general. he said he wouldn't condemn a ws nothing group he knows nothing about. in response, ted cruz said racism has no role in politics. gop marco rubio said the gop cannot be a party that refuses to condemn white supremacists. premacists. trump said he couldn't hear the hear the qu question because of a bad ear piece. our top political team will bring super tuesday results super t in our special coverage begins at ecial coverage b 10:00, 9:00 central here on cbs. on women are less married to the idea the idea of having a spouse. author the author is in the toyota green room and we will talk is
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women made up 61% of democratic primary voters in south carolina this weekend. according to cbs exit polling and unmarried women comprised a bigger percentage of married voters than their peers. rebecca explores the rising influence and independents of unmarried women in her new book called "all the single ladies" and writes the expanded presence of women as independent entities means a redistribution of power that has until recently been
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the book is posted by simon and shuser, a division of cbs. we spoke to unmarried women to get their thoughts on dating kroorkser , careers and what makes them feel complete. >> i roll with it. >> very single right now. >> four-year relationship. if you like it then you should have put a ring on it >> i'm single as a dollar bill. >> i'm single. >> i have been single for five years. we're talking big plans right now. >> every single party i get asked do you have a boyfriend? are you dating? >> sometimes you don't find the right one right away. >> i don't think i want to. >> i think i would be devastated if i didn't get married. >> i'm thinking about career goals first. >> i want to have enough time for both, home life and work life. >> i always choose my family over my career at the end of the day.
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because i can't have a family if i can't support them. >> pushing myself professionally is way more of a priority. >> i don't think the biological clock has hit in full force yet. >> five years from now, i plan to have a family, be married. i plan to marry rich actually. >> the key to me feeling complete is being my truest, most confident self. >> you have to love yourself as a person to love someone else that much to be married. >> rebecca, good morning. wow. this is a terrific book. i know you spent five years putting it together. what's interesting, what you found, women choosing to be independent, unmarried before they are married is becoming what's that mean? >> it means it's not -- even though it leads to unprecedented level of economic, sexual, social independence for women it is not a politicized action for many women.
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want to prioritize career. but mostly this is become the pattern. it used to be between 1890 and 1980 the median age of first marriage for women fluctuated between 20 and 22 and didn't go higher than that and it is now 27. marriages begin later and often happen not at all. >> in 1960, 60% of young women were married and now 20% of young women. >> how is that changing us? >> it changes everything. >> us meaning the general society. >> it changes everything how the nation works. our government, our social policies, civic institutions are built with one kind of citizenry
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>> not just the presidential level. >> unmarried women vote democratic. they require sort of a whole new set of social policies that democrats are more likely to be behind. >> what about men? men are also marrying late. >> they are. the population of single men is growing. historically men have been able to live more easily independent lives. they have been more easily able to earn their livings, be economically independent, to have sexual lives not judged so harshly. it is relatively new for women. as far as being able to have that kind of social independence and have it be a norm, rather than a scandalous aberration. >> i thought one of the fascinating things about this, the historical significance of single women.
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have had a huge impact on our society. >> in the 19th century when so many men went west and so many killed during in the civil war, there was a huge population of unmarried women. a lot of these women, whose lives suddenly weren't given over to the responsibilities of wifeliness and motherhood put their energies toward the abolition, suffer raj, movements, teaching expansion of secondary education. >> nurses in medicine. >> absolutely. many of those pioneers and reformers were unmarried or unconventionally married women. >> you hope it means a pervasive penetration of the major institutions in america. >> it is happening. you see unmarried women rising in politics. we have so few women and women of color in politics and increasingly you see people like donna edwards running for
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single women rising and they are going to represent a population that's changed from anything we have ever seen before. >> it is fascinating. thank you so much. congratulations on the book. >> thank you so much. >> "all the single ladies" goes on sale tomorrow. a an alternative to the academy awards sends a message. how the winners of the all-deaf movie awards and the movie industry. you are watching cbs this morning. the movie industry. you're watching "cbs this morning." zero added sugar, zero artificial sweetener and zero fat. and zero holding me back! oikos triple zero. be unstoppable. mmm dannon soil is the foundation... for healthy plants. just like gums are the foundation for healthy teeth. new colgate total daily repair toothpaste. it helps remineralize enamel and fight plaque germs for healthier teeth and gums. strengthen the foundation for healthy teeth.
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,, i'm really excited by all of the diversity noise that is happening right now. and i am so happy that, finally, hopefully, maybe hollywood is about to wake [ bleep ] up. >> this is after she accepted a statue at the all def movie awards. def jam producer and coproducer russell simmons created the award show. jackson jr. portrayed his father rapper and actor ice cube. >> i want everybody take a look in the room right now, because christ
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>> ahead, the oscar jokes about race good morning, everyone. it's 8:25. i'm britt moreno. plans are now in place to say a final goodbye to a park county sheriff's deputy killed in the line of douphty. corporal nate carrigan was killed last week. he and two other deputies were serving an eviction notice at a home in bailey. two other deputies were also shot. they are hurt. the gun men was killed in that shootout. corporate carrigan service is set for march 14th at faith bible church in arvada. it's
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hundreds of blue ribbons line the streets in honor of carrigan. they started putting the ribbons on the road this past weekend. >> it hurts the violence that's gotten this bad and we're losing these wonderful people doing their job. this is my way to come out here and say thank you. >> volunteers say the flags and the ribbons there are a symbol reminding people what can be lost so quickly. earlier today, we brought you this picture here on southbound i-25 and alameda. check this truck out hanging over the embankment. joel hillan. >> you have the truck there. you've got the big here loaded to lift this up and out of the way. this is closed off another lane in the south carolina direction of i-25 and at a time
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they do have a time-out and decide not to use it. curry on top! bang! what a shot from curry! with 0.6 remaining! >> these type of spectacular shots from golden state's steph curry are becoming commonplace. less than a second left in oklahoma, this shot, warriors beat oklahoma city on saturday night. >> i saw about the tweets on
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the analogy. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. buzz aldrin saying we will get to mars by 2040. he believes a staging base on the moon would be needed. the seattle times reports
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first shop in italy next year. starbucks hasn't been as self successful in italy than other nations. a man busted for allegedly selling fake hamilton tickets. he is accused of selling two bogus tickets to the hit musical craigslist. he was arrested when the woman's boyfriend set up a sting with police when he tried to sell the same tickets to him. jada pinkett-smith and will smith boycotted last night's ceremony after the nominations were introduced. rock took a jab at them. >> jalen boycotting the oscars is like me boycotting rihanna's
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i wasn't invited! oh, that's not an invitation i would turn down. but i understand -- i'm not hating. i understand you're mad. jalen is mad and her man will was not nominated for "concussion." i get it, i get it. i get it, i get it. you get mad. it's not fair that will was this good and didn't get nominated! you're right! it's also not fair that will was paid $20 million for "wild, wild west" okay? >> there are some surprising winners this morning who are celebrating their oscar trophies. mad max and spotlight and revenant took home of the most award last night. mad max led the pack with six. >> the oscars have been under fire since no minorities were nominated in the second straight year. chris rock didn't stop there. >> i'm here at the academy
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white people's choice awards. you realize if they nominated a host, i wouldn't even get this job! so y'all would be watching neil patrick harris right now. >> wesley morris and elena are here this morning. how did chris rock do? >> i thought he did great. we don't want him to be comfortable. we want him to push the boundary. >> we want him to be chris rock. >> yeah. >> you don't hire him to just be nice to everybody. i think it's interesting that he managed to do a lot of things, like he went after the jada pinkett-smith and will smith boycott or their not attending. he really wanted to keep the focus on there not being nominees of color, while also
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racism -- or the lack of inclusion is pervasive, like he wouldn't get the job irnl. >> he either. he is providing a context when he gave a historical context for the idea of boycotting. >> both of you gave him straight a's? >> no. >> no. >> i just want to mention one more thing i thought he did was brilliant make the point about there being black oscars and why the gender categories are still in force. i've been saying this -- i wanted to write a story about this and i've been saying three years, the grammys no longer have gender categories. i want to know what would happen -- i think it would change things a lot in terms of how we talk about these things if you eliminated the gender category. >> one of the reasons we continue to have them is women don't tend to lead movies in the same way men do. most of the oscar nominated movies are the story of a hero on a quest. >> i will bet you anything, stuff would change if you just
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supporting actor nominees and ten best actor nominees. >> robert de niro says i don't need to slow down my acting because of merle streep. >> not at all. >> not at all. >> you would have a really interesting conversation when those nominations came out, you know, in january and it was 20. >> what did you like or not like about chris is my question. >> i thought something he did that was interesting was he either repeated the same jock that he did when he hosted the last time or he made a call back where he did a video bit where he went to a movie theater in a black neighborhood. the last time he hosted it was magic johnson theater in harlem. this year he went to compton. >> there is controversy he wasn't there. >> oh, really? >> yes. he asked movie-goers if they had seen some of the nominate films no. >> yes. >> it was funny when he did it the first time. >> it was brilliant the first
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>> but coming back to it, it maybe was a little bit weak from a comedy point of view. >> let's talk about leonardo dicaprio. he used his speech to make a good thing? >> oh, absolutely. i think he has been such an activist for environmental causes that would you be point. >> that is very, as i was saying last night, on brand for leo or leonardo dicaprio because i don't know him! >> did he it smartly? >> yeah. i would have been surprised if he hadn't done it. he has been trumpeting these they are real. >> it was a night when a lot of people called out causes that were bigger than the show he themselves which i thought was interesting. it was a moment where people taking the time to use this platform to say this is not just about me winning an award. look at vice president biden and
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about stop sexual abuse or the diversity issue obviously. >> the production itself brought out these sexual survivors or these abuse survivors and i powerful. >> that said, wesley, you worked in boston and i worked in boston as well. >> yes. >> i worked -- >> the globe. >> you worked at the "globe" which this story is about. "spotlight "spotlight" raced out to the early lead and backed off. this was a little bit of a surprise. >> yes. it wing came down to three movies. this was -- i mean, when you think about it it's kind of a no-brainer. it's the most important of those, you know, quote, important of those three movies. it's really well made. >> great to see investigative journalism -- >> cheering at home. >> the least divisive between
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>> but the narrative also was that sylvester stallone will win for "creed" as best supporting actor? >> people thought he had the edge. and mark rylance was a surprise of the night. even if you think it's a done deal, all of these, you know, front runners are going to win there is usually a surprise that often comes in the supporting categories and to see somebody like rylance honored for the theater actor, honored to "bridge of spies" for a quieter performance than severls ylvester stallone did, i think is nice. >> one final thing to say it reminds me to watch the oscars, i mean, good actors, how many good arks we have and really are people out there who do what they do extraordinarily well. >> yes. no, it's great. one thing i will say about this so-called diversity issue is i don't know who was booking the guests or who said no, but all
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they were either abc employees or from some other realm of entertainment. very few of them were american. it was just an interesting optic. >> a subtext that other streams of entertainment are doing it better perhaps than movies. >> here they are to give movie awards to people who -- >> served -- >> yes. >> thank you for being here. >> thanks for having us. >> great to have you here. >> thank you both. you can consider today a gift
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if you're waking up a little groggy from your oscars party, you may not have noticed that today is a leap day. but what exactly does that mean? jamie wax takes us through times loophole. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. every four year, we have to squeeze an extra day into february. except we don't add an extra day every four of that years, it's
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divisible by 400. in that sounds, confusing it is! we started to dig into leap years and figure out what it's about and started with one very special leap day birthday embrace the latter. but why does daisy's birthday only come around once every four years? >> reporter: do you know why we have a leap year? >> no. >> no. >> probably something about the sun? >> to do with the seasons and
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>> i don't know. el nino? >> reporter: we decided it might be best to consult an expert. here is theoretical futurist michio kaku. why do we have a leap year? >> you go around the sun is 3 65 days is what we learn in school, no? mother nature made it 365 hours plus five hours and 49 minutes and a few odd seconds. that means that every year, we have to compensate for one quarter of a day. so after four years, we have to add one more day. >> reporter: when did we figure out the need for this extra day? it was way back in 46 b.c. julius caesar realized the calendar they were going after wasn't working. together they realized what the egyptians had discovered we need an extra day every four years to
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the julien calendar. but even that wasn't quite right. see? the solar year is actually only .242 days longer than the calendar year and not an even.25. when we add a full day every four years, we are left with a surplus of roughly 11 minutes every year, and that can start to add up. so, finally, in 1582, pope gregory 17th fixed the glitch and instituted the calendar we still follow today. how is it different? i'll let michio kaku explain. >> 11 minutes difference in one year's rotation builds up. and that is why the pope had to intervene and say we have to more time. so, for example, in the year 1600, that is divisible by 400, there was a leap year, but in 1700 and 1800 and 1900, no, no
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leap year. >> reporter: a lot of tweaking. >> yes. >> reporter: luckily, we have digital watches to account for all this. >> this particular watch has a wheel in it that turns run revolution every four years to accommodate the extra day. >> reporter: someone engineered a wheel that turns once every four years? >> yes. >> reporter: many of us have to adjust the date on our watches at the end of every everybody but this one does that for you. >> this hand represents the date. >> reporter: in order to see how it works, we looked at one under a microscope. >> a cycle of 48 months for the leap year, so we have a cam of 48. we have 48 lobes and each lobe represents a month. >> reporter: it takes over a year and a half to construct one watch and it will set you back around $85,000. so you have four years to save up for the next leap year. around the world, leap year traditions vary.
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leap year. up north a british tradition says february 29th is the only day a woman can propose marriage to a man. for daisy, her birthday tradition has always been a nice dinner with family and friends. but this year is different. after all, it's not every day you turn 25! one last thing to think before this leap year morning. if you haven't left for work yet, you may want to consider just staying home! after all, if you're a salaried employee your company is getting an extra day of work from you this year for free! >> good point, jamie! >> i wish i knew that before i came to work today. >> what a great story. >> cool stuff. thank you. happy leap day. >> leap day. leap year and leap day. leap everything! you're watching "cbs this
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good morning, everyone. 8:55. i'm britt moreno. today, governor john hicker looper is going to endorse a clean up. a 48 older miner site including near sil ver ton. there's 3 million gallons from the gold king mine. it turned the river a green color. the epa would oversee this project. right now, a man facing the vehicular assault charges in what is believed to be his 11th dui arrest is in court.
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learning about this man's history at noon. democratic candidate sanders made a stop in fort collins ahead of super tuesday. what he needs to accomplish to stay in the race and how personal the republican insults are getting. and we'll get the latest on the investigation into a wreck that sent several family members to the hospital including two children. this is all coming up at noon. earlier today, we brought you this accident. a truck driver loses control and this happened off i-25 and alameda. joel hillan has been watching this. >>reporter: on the cdot camera, you can see the status. there's the truck dangling precariously held up by the tree. you have all this equipment to pull that truck out. they had several different attempts using different equipment. they've got to find the right tool to do the job. this is i-25 and
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