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jumped out of the car and ran away. >> reporter: melon called police after his ride. uber said it received a complaint about dalton's driving on saturday night but the ride hailing service is defending its screening process for drivers saying dalton cleared an approval process last month and that no background check would have anticipated the situation. >> they say dalton picked up passengers after the shooting spree began. uber is cooperating. microsoft founder bill gates is weighing in on apple's standoff with the fbi. apple is appealing a court order to help the fbi hack into a locked iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. 14 people died in the attack. gates told "the financial times" apple should cooperate. >> it's a good debate to be having.
government safeguards and it varies from country to country will be enough that people will feel like this can work. >> a just-released poll found 51% of americans agree with gates. 38% do not think apple should unlock the phone and 11% aren't sure. this morning the national weather service is warning the south is at risk for strong storms, including hail, damaging winds, and possible tornadoes. more than 7 million people in louisiana, mississippi, alabama, florida, and georgia are most at risk. the threats last until this evening. it began raining in charlotte just last night. the death toll from that powerful cyclone that hit the pacific island nation of fiji has risen to at least 29. rescuers report that buildings were flattened by winds that reached 200 miles per hour. some remote islands have yet to be contacted. a connecticut judge is considering whether to dismiss a
sandy hook elementary school shooting against the maker of the rifle used in the attack. the families contend the rifle, an ar-15, is too dangerous to sell to the public. the rifle maker, bush masters firearms says that they are protected by a 2005 law shielding gun makers from most lawsuits. coming up on "the morning news" now, a winged mystery. more than a dozen bald eagles are found dead in maryland. later, we'll meet the 106-year-old woman whose joyful white house visit went viral. this is the "cbs morning news." and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a biologic... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain and protect my joints from further damage. this is humira giving me new perspective. doctors have been prescribing humira for ten years. humira works for many adults. it targets and helps to block a specific source of
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a jump in oil prices sent stocks on wall street higher. the dow gained 228, the s&p gained 27 and the nasdaq finished 66 points higher. last week weight watchers stocks jumped 66%. that study conducted by researchers at indiana university found that adults with pre-diabetes who followed weight watchers lost significant more weight than others on another program. it turns out the study was made by weight watchers. last year americans drove a record 3.1 trillion miles. that's the equivalent of about 337 round trips from earth to pluto. the previous record was 3 trillion miles according to the federal highway administration. that was before the great recession led to a decline in the road trips. it's going to cost amazon
shipping. they'll have to spend $49, not $35. members of amazon's $99 a year prime loyalty program will still get free two day shipping on all orders. starbucks is changing the terms of its rewards program. currently starbucks customers earn a star for each transaction no matter what the bill is. earn 12 stars and get a reward. beginning in april the loyalty will reward stars based on dollars spent and you'll have to earn $125 to get that free item. the less you spend, the harder it's going to be to cash in. anne-marie. >> those reward programs always confuse me. i always forget to bring whatever card i'm supposed to bring. now it sounds like you made it more complicated. confuse a few more people. >> that is my issue also. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks, jill. still ahead, she's got all the right moves. we talked with a white house visitor about her energetic
here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the golden state warriors are the fastest team to 50 wins in nba history. the defending champions beat atlanta 102-92 improving their record to 50-5. they're now on a better pace than the 1996 chicago bulls who won the league record 72 games. it's the opposite story for the once wanted university of tennessee basketball team. for the first time since 1985 the lady vols are out of the top five. they had more than 100 ranked
virginia mclauryn could be forgiven for launching into dance at 106. chip read has her story. >> how are you? >> fine. >> it's nice to see you. >> do you want to say hi to michelle? >> yes. >> slow down now. don't go too quick. >> she's 106. >> no, you are not. >> reporter: oh, yes, she is 106, and in this video released by the white house, virginia mclaurin was so excited to meet the president and the first lady, she started dancing. >> what's the secret? >> still dancing at 106. >> reporter: she still volunteers 40 hours a week at a nearby school as a foster grand parent. when you first saw him you shouted. >> i shouted. >> for joy? >> for joy. i felt good all in my soul. it was the greatest time of my life. >> reporter: and what a life
changed around her. did you ever think there would be a black president? >> i did not. >> reporter: you did not? >> i did not think it would ever be a black president. >> reporter: what was the best part of meeting the president and the first lady? >> that i felt like i made it. i made it to the white house and i fell that i could die happy. >> reporter: and with this dance she made millions of others happy, too. chip reid, cbs news, washington.ritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you.
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pacey says he's delighted even though he may not be recognized. >> when i have a hat on i look like a banker. this morning in starbucks i did say hi to a lot of people. they did recognize me in starbucks this morning. >> the portrait was painted by british artist jonathan yo and will be on display starting tomorrow. celene dion makes her return to the stage tonight after the death of her husband. her first show back at caesar's palace back in las vegas will begin with a tribute to her late husband which will be streamed live. he died last month after a long battle with cancer at the age of 73. it's more than just double vision for one utah family. twin sisters each giving birth to a set of twins for the second time. lisa niko of our salt lake city station kf uat has their story. >> we didn't think we would ever
>> 36-year-old kerry bunker and kelly wall are best friends. >> we teach at the same school. our husbands are best friends. she and her husband actually met at our wedding. >> they're also identical twins. >> we traded classes in junior high for two years in a row, my twin sister and i did. we got away with it for the most part. >> reporter: when they say they do everything together, they mean it. >> we had our first set of twins, she had the first set of twins. >> reporter: with help of in vitro fertilization she gave birth to her first set of twins in 2010. 11 months later kelly welcomed her twins into the world. >> growing up we've been super close. the more we can do together, the more exciting it's been. >> reporter: last june kelly found out she was pregnant with her second set of twins through ivf. six days later they said they were twins. >> i got this hair brand idea what if i was pregnant.
test and she took it. >> i don't even know what made me think i could be. nothing. there was nothing. it was just why not. why not try it. and i found out i was pregnant the day she found out she was having twins. >> reporter: doctors said the odds of kerry getting pregnant were so low she was practically baron. >> it was so low. you are basically on donor egg status. >> reporter: little did they know not only was kerry pregnant but with twins. >> we are stunned. we're going to have five kids four and under, can we handle this? >> reporter: kerry and kelly said all nine kids will grow up together and close. times a day. moms. >> luckily our husbands can handle it. coming up on your local news on cbs this morning, more on the battle between apple and the fbi. we'll speak with ted olson, former solicitor general of the united states.
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