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up next. it's february 29th. we can only say that once ever four years. have a good one, everybody. >> bye. >> let us not take this planet
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for granted. thank you so much. the 88th. no black nominees thing has happened at least 71 other times. >> we're going to win so big, we're leading in every single state. >> you see unstoppable? >> there is no doubt that if donald steam rolls through super tuesday, wins everywhere with big margins, that he may well be unstoppable skbl have you seen his hands? they're like this. and you know what they say about men with small hands. >> tomorrow this campaign goes national! >> senator, it was a disappoi disappointing loss in south carolina. >> i won't tell you that we didn't get beaten and beaten very badly. >> ronald hamilton accused of can i go a police officer in virginia will appear in court. >> she was sworn in the day before. >> an american student begged for forgiveness. >> i have made the worst mistake
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of my life. in southern india an elephant went on a rampage. >> all of that -- >> he didn't seem phased as he hit the shot out of the water in his boxer briefs. >> what's going on at 6. >> what are you going to do once the big show is over. >> i'm going to the oscar after parties. >> when's your bedtime. >> 8. >> and all that matters. >> 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 black nominees in the acting categories. tonight's oscar hopefuls were whiter than the line to buy t-shirts at a michael bolton concert. the only way a black or an theynic or asian actor was going to win the oscars was if innerallowed steve harvey to announce it. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. > welcome toces.
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>> welcome to cbs this morning. off.e king is off. jeff glor is with us. he academy awards ceremony turns months of racial androversy into pointed and entertaining social commentary. alicia, leonardo did i cap plea command mark rollins are all celebrating their first acting oscars. > but it was host chris rock who stole the show. thecomedian took on the lack of racial diversity head on. closing cr kevin frazier is at the e.t. studio in los angeles. kevin, good morning. >> good morning. morning., there was no way last ight's broadcast could be just about the awards. and spotliicaprio and brie larsson took the top awards and lacktlight" was the top winner. and thew's host chris rock owned the night. ere at the'm here at the academy
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awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> repor > reporter: oscar host chris rock wasted no time sunday night. jabs at the academy's lack of racial diversity were expected from the moment the nominees were announced when it was revealed that all 20 nominated actors were white. >> do you realize if they nominated hosts, i wouldn't even actorss job. >> reporter: rock kept the jokes ro jokes comn out of the commercial break. > we're black. > reporter: but the broadcast's politically charged atmosphere included even more than just the dversity issue. leonardo dicaprio took home the the op e about thbest actor and took ae opportunity to speak about the environment. eal, it is change is real. it is happening right now. it is the most urgent threat facing our entire species. ed man the least qualified man here tonight. u. nk you. > reporter: vice president joe biden walked on stage to a
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standing ovation and talked of speaking out against sexual abuse. >> let's change the culture. >> reporter: it was part of his introduction to lady gaga's song "till it happens to you." ♪ till it happens to you, you won't know how i feel ♪ ♪ song endedr: as the song ended victims of abuse filled the stage. the emotional response from the audience was clear. brie larsson who won best actress in "room" hugged each er asn as they came off stage. >> and the oscar goes to -- "spotlight." >> reporter: the night's top toor went to a film with perhaps the strongest political message. ells aight" tells the true story of the journalists at "the boston globe" who investigated the top cover up of molest station by any priests. his film glm gave a voice to ofvivors and this oscar amplifies that voice which we hope will become a choir that
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will resonate all the way to the vatican. >> "the revenant's" movie won khe best director. the night's biggest upset was not sylvester stallone. the real star of the show was vikandrock. felt that he hit it out of the ght park. back to you. >> kevin frazier, thank you very much. we're going to have much more on ball e fromcars throughout this morning. the the presidential candidates candidate one last big push to ng one lesday today. a new national poll this morning shows trump, donald trump is supported by 49% of voters who are leaning towards the by 49% ingublicans. trump leads marco rubio and ted cruz by more than 30 points. they are bombarding trump with personal attacks and major garrett is reporting.
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>> reporter: good morning. for better or worse, marco rubio has discovered his inner donald trump, the instinct to hurl personal insults, grab attention and see what happens. it is a successful model. for trump, one potential ownside, it may obscure a more e rsonal trait, tolerance and the future of the personarty. >> he doesn't sweat because of the spray tan. alwaylways calling me little marco, and i'll admit, he's i saller than me, 6'2", which is why i don't understand why his hands are the size of someone is's 5'2". have you seen his hands? you know what they say about men ath small hands. 5'2".an't trust them. you can't trust them. >> reporter: this weekend the yo gop front-runner continued his u can't truson rubio pointing to his performance in the february 6th debate. eporter: tlooking at little arco and i say, man, there's something happening with him.
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somethi like melting. >> reporter: trump campaigned as he faced new questions about he ng. ng space in his movement for white supremacists. in the past trump has retweeted messages retweeted amessages from white supremacists and even retweeted a quote from bonito musalini. on sunday trump hesitated when asked about former kkk's endorsement david duke. ng a know nothing about david duke. i know nothing about white duke o supremacists. i don't know what group you're talking about. you wouldn't want me to condemn group i know nothing about. ft. didn't even know he endorsed me. avid duke endorsed me. disavow, okay? >> reporter: his rivals were quick to pounce. theow are we going to grow our party with a nominee that party refuses to condemn the ku klux klan? >> reporter: in massachusetts john kasich said donald trump
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must explain. >> donald trump refused to anotheriate himself and condemn reportepremacists. >> reporter: ted cruz took to twitter. we should all agree racism is wrong. kkk is abhorrent. trump also picked up the endorsement of alabama senator jeff sessions in what can only be a blow to cruz's campaign. >> indeed. thank you so much, major. race,n the democratic race hillary clinton carries the momentum into super tuesday. the latest cbs news battleground battlegroun finds clinton has a ind in three key super tuesday tates, georgia, virginia, and texas. linton scored a decisive win this weekend. she beat bernie sanders by a landslide in saturday's south y rolina race. >> reporter: she is leading by
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ne ofints in virginia in our battleground tracker. that's one of two states that she's visiting. gly clil numbers help to explain why increasingly clinton is turning her attention away from bernie sanders training her fire on the republican candidates. theywant to debate whoever they here ibecause here's what are sayisaying. sna're selling the same snake oil. econkle down economics. >> reporter: clinton changed her owcus after her south korea south kor -- south carolina blowout. >> tomorrow this campaign goes >> reporte national. an vote by the state's african-american vote by a staggering 72 points. on face the nation sanders didn didn't sugar coat it. >> we did really, really badly with older african-american voters. i mean, we got decimated. mustporter: tomorrow he must compete in seven more southern states. tralatest cbs news battleground tracker shows him trailing clinton by 24 points in texas and 28 p and 28 points in georgia.
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voters there said clinton is d re qualified, but they viewed sanders as more principled and princi. >> secretary clinton does it a ly.tle bit differently. >> reporter: a distinction he in o to draw in oklahoma city. o get you're going to get paid 00 for00 for a speech, must be a pretty damn good speech. and if it's such a good speech, you've got to release the transcripts. let everybody see it! >> r d> reporter: clinton campaigned in nashville with scandal after tony goldwin. ctionera caught her candid aaction when he told her about the latest trump controversy. >> the kkk and david duke, he didn't know who david dukes was. s shar that's pathetic. america'ss shared that sentiment nnotting america's first black president cannot and will not be refuses to c a hatemongerer who refuses to condemn the kkk. clinton retweeted it. ome of his his supporters say we like mr. trump because he tells
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it like it is. bigotry is not telling it like it is! sanders ir: sanders is heading to minnesota today, one of a few tates where he thinks he can notch a win tomorrow. ironically, charlie, even as he ison pulls ahead in the delegate count, he is notched to pull in $36 million in february. >> nancy, thanks. cbs news political director moderatokerson is in washington. on ismorning. >> good morning, charlie. >> here we have all of this trading of insults and a more address sieve campaign against trump. the question is will the race the uart to change until people start dropping out? stop >> well, right, or, you know, what if -- one of the things we saw in our battleground tracker is that even if the other candidates were not donald trump otart backing out, if whoever is left doesn't get much of the vote to overtake trump so we'll ave to see what happens when the booth get in the booth and
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they areiding what they're going to do to see if there's stop ng to stop trump. at the moment, this race to the n them in the back and forth between the candidates hasn't o have hurtave hurt him. >> rather than a campaign of campait's become a campaign about moose is a linnie, the kkk thethe size of a candidate's hands. john, what's going on about how this may affect a party's future and electoral chances? >> well, you know, i mean, once you get into the kkk and mousa ou're, you are in very different territory than these silly jokes about makeup. mean, these are repugnant ideas that the republican party stands very far apart of and what the difficulty with theld -- for donald trump is hen though he disavowed david duke on friday when he was asked by jake tapper on cnn about this ta he seemed to be sort of unable seem o immediately denounce the kkk and white supremacists. ehis should not be difficult, and it gives support to those seo say he's playing footsie
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with some of the ugliest ideas out there in order to build support for his candidacy. >> john, can we talk about chris ideasie for a moment? a debate onack some of the a lot m from the debate on oughsday. a lot of people thought marco subio did well in. what is chris christie looking for? do you see this as a possible vp ticket for donald? ticket >> possibly. >> i think it was a chance for i think khris christie to get back in ere story a little bit after his poor showing in new hampshire poor s readropping out of the race onause he really ran against -- ran on things, chris christie, that donald trump doesn't trump believe in and said things about trump and his lack of experience hat are sort of contradicted by pporting hid in supporting him ultimately in the end. entionedhelpful, as you have aed though, for donald ke mp to have an endorsement from somebody like that in a blue state. he newsas good for the news cle but i ti think other than that donald trump is off on his own and has his own thing going. whether there's a place for
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orristie ultimately in a trump ndministration, there probably s in some possible way. >> john dickerson. admino see you. probabyou so much. omorrow night our entire team will bring you super uesday results in primetime. our special coverage begins at 10:00, 9 central right here on cbs. >> we'll be watching both of you tomorrow night. a soldier accused of killing his wife and a police officer made his first court appearance this morning by video. police say that staff sanch gent ronald hamilton shot and killed officer ashleigh gwindon on saturday. it was her first day with the prince william department. jeff is there where hamilton's arraignment took. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ron hamilton appeared in court via video link. he's being held without bond. he works at the pentagon in i.t. as part of the joint staffs service center. on saturday he got into a heated argument with his wife. one of the first to show up, a rookie police officer and former
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military veteran, ashleigh gwindon. with bagpipes ringing, hundreds athered on sunday to celebrate fallen police officer ashleigh gwindon. oneecognize that we will continue one step at a time in e cov of ashleigh. >> reporter: some covered a police car in flowers while others visited the hospital where she died. > she's been through so much with the marines and to have sis happen over something so stupid. it's it's so sad. don waorter: gwindon who was serving her first shift died hours after going to a domestic de abuse call. he department tweeted out this icture with the message, be afe. according to reports before deciding to become a police officer in 2015 she spent 15 years in the marine reser 6s. >> shots have been fired. >> reporter: police say she
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rrived ath two other officers arrived at ronald hamilton's nightidge home saturday night door oomestic disturbance call. >> they approached the front sor of the home and a subject inside the home opened fire striking three officers. >> reporter: the pentagon staff sergeant allegedly shot and killed 28-year-old qwindon and wounded david mccown and jesse the homeefore surrendering. odying the search of the home police found the body of hamilton's wife, crystal. hey discovered the couple's 11-year-old son unharmed. >> c the wife was able to contact arrival,ce, however, before our arrival. she was shot and killed and kill thegedly by the accused. p there's always been a peaceful neighborhood where ybody.ody get along with everybody. >> reporter: neighbors of smilton's say they are shocked by his violent behavior. >> he was a good guy, like a gentle giant. >> reporter: hamilton who appeared in court wearing an orange jump suit with his hands
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hand dmufd front of him did not enter a plea. he's been an employee of the pentagon since 2011. the two officers who were injured in the shooting have a combined 19 years on the force. hey are expected to make a full recovery. >> thanks, jeff. the temporary cease-fire in syria this morning appears trgely to be holding, but the united nations says thousands of syrians may have died from starvation during the civil war. france is calling for a meeting gn alleged cease-fire violations. elizabeth palmer is in the syrian city of homs where they fightingwill bring a lasting d morning. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, this partial cease-fire is belding against, it has to be said, pretty long odds, but the opposition has officially complained to the united nations of numerous violations by the syrian army and 26 russian airstrikes. ut for civilians in areas that are quiet, this patch work truce er ofs relief and a glimmer of
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nto athat it might grow into a broader and more lasting arrangement with monitors and s.signated safe zones. especially in neighborhoods like the old city of homs, thoroughly fightind by years of fighting but now back in government hands andsquiet. life is starting to return to the ruins, commerce, repairs, even school. th the partial truce is also a rare bit tt of good news to the housands of homeless syrians who were forced out of their towns and villages by fighting and who now want nothing more than to return. the united nations now wants to take take advantage of this pause in the fighting to deliver aide to 50,000 people in various parts of syria, and they've also announced a new round of peace talks starting a week today. nora? thalizabeth palmer in homs, syria. >> thank you. a cyber breach targeting taxpayers is far worse t
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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 on "cbs this morning."
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♪ ahead, evidence this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> and good monday morning, everyone. it's leap day, february 29th. i'm frank mallicoat. investigators are trying to determine who is behind a deadly shooting on interstate 80. a man was shot while on the freeway saturday morning. it's the 7th freeway shooting in the area since november. police believe the victim was targeted and the shooting was likely gang related. two dozen major tech firms are filing briefs with the apple case. coming up in the next half hour. why the irs says last year's security breach was worse than originally believed. more on that story, traffic,
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good morning from the traffic center. 101 southbound at cesar chavez. a crane hit the overpass there and it's to the right shoulder and starting to see slow and go conditions. 101 both direction, northbound 280 extension is a little slow heading to king street. westbound 80, watch out for a traffic alert. two lanes are blocked for an injury accident. and we have a fog advisory for the bay bridge. and you're backed up to the maze. and all approaches slow and go. and look at the fog. >> take a look at the fog. this is our transamerica pyramid camera. and we're on top of the fog. looks like you can bounce on top of it. can you see mount diablo. the fog is going to dissipate. and we have clear skies in the tri-valley. highs will top off in the mid- 70s. nearly 80 today. and 75 degrees in santa rosa.
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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. in your words what is the oscar controversy about? >> i guess it's about giving the blacks a chance to win. >> did you see any of the oscar nominated movies? did you see "spotlight"? >> 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! >> "by the sea" with brad pitt and angelina jolie. >> wow! not even they would say that! >> funny.
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>> 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 comedy chris rock used at the comerd 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. otto warmbier spoke at a news conference in pyongyang. it is unclear whether he was forced to apologize for trying
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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 no norovirus outbreak. police say the kkk were only defending themselves from protesters when their rally turned violent saturday in anaheim. some people were stabbed and 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
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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. then it seemed like no host was better fit to address that big white elephant in the room. >> hollywood is sorority racist.
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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 to go fer. >> matt bellami. >> he was very raw and very unafraid to go there in many ways. >> reporter: tit wasn't limited to there. >> i'm a danish girl! these dinnishes are good, girl! >> reporter: binding threat of
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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 get nominated tonight. 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
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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 conversation of seriousness. >> michelle, thank you. >> thank you. california school officials are investigating an alleged fight club on a high school campus.
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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. >> reporter: current and former students told cbs station kovr, the fights have been held for more than a decade with kids getting knocked out and receiving blood yy noses and blk
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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 students were involved. the district ,,,,
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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. >> north carolina is a good state. >> love it. >> a lot of strong people from there. >> good people born there. >> yes, indeed. a massive data breach at the irs was first more than first released. they say over 700,000 social security numbers and other personal information may have been stolen. jan crawford is outside of irs
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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 security number and i knew 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. in may 2015 the agency reported cybercriminals accessed some 114,000 taxpayer accounts and that number grew to 334,000. this month the irs says as many
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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. >> we don't use proper passwords. 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.
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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 a mix-up,, from the kpix studios in san francisco, good morning, everyone. we have had so much fog except well inland we do have clear skies. but that's the scene in ocean beach where the air temperature is 53 degrees.
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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. >> that is very, very bad. leonardo dicaprio is a popular star and now an oscar winner.
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this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning. it is 7:56. and with the news headlines i'm anne makovec. san jose police are searching for driver of this suv. the man crashed into a victorian home around midnight and took off running. the san francisco man was part of a violent brawl between kkk members and counter-protesters. police released the clansmen saying they acted in self- defense. kevin fraser talks about the memorable moments from the oscars. traffic and weather coming up next. ,, ,,,,
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haze your ,, good morning. i'm gianna franklin. the good news is bart is on time. you can use that instead of the
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foggy freeway. and we're dealing with ferry delays, up to 20 minutes. check with that and that's because of the fog. caltrain fare increases begin today. southbound 101 at cesar chavez a crane hit an overpass. and everything is over to the right shoulder. we have slow and go conditions, 101 both directions in and out of san francisco. 280 extension is not doing much better. look out for an accident at fremont. >> i have an interesting view. a different view of the fog from our transamerica pyramid. you can see mount diablo in the distance. this is a great indication of just how low the fog is. it will dissipate and move out. and then the temperatures later today will be warm, warm 72 degrees in san francisco. 77 in san jose. and up to nine in gilroy -- 79
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, february 29th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more real news ahead including more from last night's oscar winners, plus, how single women have transformed history and this presidential race. first, here's today's "eye opener at 8." spotlight was the surprise winner for best picture but the real spotlight was on oscar's lack of racial diversity. marco rubio has discovered his inner donald trump. the instincts to hurl personal insults and see what happens. poll numbers help to explain why clinton is turning her attention away from bernie sanders, training her fire instead on the republican side. donald trump, he seemed to
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be sort of unable to immediately denounce the kkk and white supremacist. this should not be difficult. this partial cease-fire is holing but the opposition has complained to the united nations of numerous violations. the irs says it has put hundreds of thousands of more people at risk for identity theft. no host was a better fit to address the big white elephant in the room. >> he was not nominated for "concussion" 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? >> i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell and jeff glor. gayle is off. leonardo dicaprio this morning is finally an academy award
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winner. the hollywood mega star received his first nomination more than 20 years ago for best supporter actor. he has three previous best leading actor nominations. >> dicaprio's performance is an explorer fighting for survival earned him the covenant award. kevin frazier is at the "e.t." studio. good morning. >> good morning. chris rock rolled in and delivered but the oscar ceremony was also a coronation of sorts for a young man who in the blockbuster declared himself king of the world. >> i do not take tonight for granted. thank you so very much. >> this committed environmentalist took advantage of the worldwide audience as he was named best actor for "the revenant." >> i feel there is a ticking clock out there, a sense of urgency that we all must do something pro-active about this issue. >> dicaprio grew up as a child
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actor in los angeles and "entertainment tonight," we were there at his first oscars in 1994, he was nominated for best supporting actor for "what's eating gilbert grape." >> being nominated by the people i've been watching for years. >> brie larson. >> she used to deejay for extra money and dreamed of a night like this. >> i watched this on tv every year since i was 7. to be here is part of history. >> while the oscars struggled with diversity, many films that were honored highlighted issues of social relevance. alicia vikander's win took us back to the early days of gender re-assignment. >> another film igniting discussion, the real life investigation into sexual abuse by catholic priests "spotlight" earned best picture.
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>> this film gave a voice to survivors. ♪ >> reporter: sam smith won for best original song. he said it might be the first time an openly gay man won an oscar. it wasn't but his heart was in the right place. >> even if it isn't the case, i want to dedicate this to lgbt community all around the world. ♪ >> smith beat out lady gaga's nominated song from a documentary called the hunting ground about alleged sexual assaults on college campuses. the performance brought some to tears. it touched the revenant's best director winner alejandro gonzalez inarritu. >> i have a 20-year-old girl in college and i think about that. as a father, to see that crisis that still is happening in colleges and what it creates and how powerless they can be, that song was very, very moving. >> it was a magical moment.
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back to the revenant, when he collected his statue it generated more than 400,000 tweets per minute making it the most tweeted moment in oscar history, beating that star studded selfie that ellen degeneres took. >> yes, there it is. while the nominations were not inclusive, what about the show? >> i have to tell you, i thought that chris rock and also the producer did a fantastic job from survivors of sexual violence to the lgbt community and, of course, racial diversity. the show covered a lot of ground and there really wasn't a wasted moment. there were skits about black history month, celebrating jack black. the moviegoers from a come ten theater who were interviewed. there were jokes and even the music that was played seem to have a washington. quincy jones and pherrell came
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on stage to super fly. paul mccartney wrote another song in the '60s, in the height of the social rights movement. the message was delivered loud and clear. if you missed it, academy president took stage and basically said, hey, y'all, get on the train because change is coming. >> she will be held to that standard after promising that. >> oh, yes. >> kevin frazier, thank you so much. "entertainment tonight" will bring you a complete wrapup of the oscars. that's tonight. check your lollisings. personal attacks are flying in the presidential republican race where 12 states vote tomorrow on super tuesday. voters in two of the states, georgia and texas think donald trump has the most optimistic message. they also say he has the best chance to win in november. according to the cbs news battle ground tracker. trump is getting heavy criticism for not renouncing the public support of former ku klux klan
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leader david duke. >> he was asked on sunday about duke's endorsement and support from white supremacists in general. he said he wouldn't condemn a group that he knows nothing about. >> ted cruz said racism has no part in politics. >> marco rubio says the gop cannot be a party that refuses to condemn white supremacist. >> trump said this morning he couldn't hear the question because of a bad ear piece. our top political team will bring you super tuesday results tomorrow night in prime time. our coverage begins at 10:00, 9:00 central here on cbs. all right. women are less married to the idea of having a spouse. author rebecca traister is in our toyota green room. we'll talk about her new book. how waiting for a wedding can impact politics, career and,,
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careers and what makes them feel complete. ♪ all the single ladies >> i'm very single right now. >> i'm in a four-year relationship. ♪ if you like it you should have put a ring on it ♪ >> i'm single as a dollar bill. >> i'm single. >> 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 never thought about getting married. i don't think i want to. >> i will be devastated if i didn't get married. >> i'm thinking about career goals first. >> i want to able to have enough time for home life and a work life. >> i will always choose my family over my career at the end of the day. >> my career is really important. i can't have a family if i can't support them. >> pushing myself professionally
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as much as i can is way more of a priority. >> 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 and most confident self. >> you have to love yourself as a person to love someone that much to be married. >> rebecca traister, good morning. wow, this is a terrific book. i know you spent five years researching and putting it together. what's interesting, what you found, women choosing to be independent, unmarried before they're married. you say it's now become a mass behavior. what does that mean? >> it means that it's not, even though it leads to sort of unprecedented level of economics, sexual, social independence for women it's not a politicized action in many cases. there was the woman that said i want to prioritize career. sometimes there are practical considerations that we would think of as liberating and revolutionary. this has become the pattern. it used to be between 18909 and
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1980, the median age of first marriage for women was between 20 and 22 and didn't go higher than that. now it's 27. it's just become a new pattern for adult female life that marriages begin later and often happen not at all. >> in 1960, young women, 60% of young women were married. now it's only 20% of young women. >> how is that changing us? >> it changes everything. >> us meaning general society. >> it changes everything about the way that the nation works. i mean, our government and our social policies and civic institutions are built with one kind of sort of citizenry pattern in mind. that's the married, hetero married pair in which you have a male earner and female domestic laborer. that's not the way the world works anymore. our tax policies, housing policies, schools let out at 3:00 in the afternoon and have big summer vacations. the assumption is there's a number of our population that will be home to take care of the children. the assumption has always been
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they're women. >> what about pay equity? >> their economic base offen is more solid going into marriages they're beginning later in life. they're less likely to pay as big a toll as they have historically when they've entered marriages in the beginning of their lives and become dependent on their husband. >> just in case you can't marry rich. >> right. >> immediately it's changing the election right now. >> yes. well in 2012, unmarried women were 23% of the electorate. >> of course. >> a quarter of the electorate. they vote left, they voted for barack obama 67 to 31 over mitt romney. so -- and because they require a new set of social policies, they're going to have a tremendous impact. so far they've been voting left for bernie. by some number, especially in the pro-dominantly white early states. they're almost certainly going to vote for a democratic
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candidate over republican. >> we're seeing that in states across the country? >> oh, absolutely. absolutely. >> not just at the presidential level. >> yes, unmarried women vote democratic. they require a whole new set of social policies that democrats are more likely to be behind. >> what about men, too? men are at the same time marrying late. >> yes, they are. the population of single men is growing. one of the differences is historically men have always been able to live more easily independent lives. they have been more easily able to earn their own living, be economically independent, to have sexual lives that were not judged so harshly if they were having sex outside of marriage. that's relatively new for women as far as being able to have that social independence and have it be a norm instead of a scandalous aberration. >> one of the most fascinating things you point out, the historical significance of single women. this is not the first time they've had a huge impact on our society. >> in the 19th century when so many men went west and were
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killed during the civil war, there were not as many men on the east coast. some of the women put their energy toward the development of new professions, teaching secondary education. >> nurses in medicine, nursing and medicine. >> absolutely. many of the pioneers and reformers were unmarried women or unconventionally married women. >> you can only help it means penetration in all the major institutions in america. >> absolutely. you see unmarried women rising in politics. we have so few women of color in politics and increasingly you see unmarried women, single mothers, donna edwards running for senate in maryland. you see all kinds of single women rising. they'll be representing a population that has changed from anything we've ever seen before. >> it's fascinating, really
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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 if you don't and chri christoph waltz also won. >> ahead, the oscar jokes about race
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this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good monday morning everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 8:25. here are the headlines we're following. investigators are looking for the culprit behind a deadly shooting on interstate 80. a man was shot on the freeway saturday morning. this is the 7th freeway shooting in the area since november. police believe the victim was targeted and the shooting was likely gang related. emeryville based pixar won an academy award for inside out. and a reminder -- february 29th is today. the next half hour on cbs this morning, everything you need to know about leap year. more on that and traffic and weather after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning from the traffic center. let's head to the south bay. we have a couple things brewing, northbound 85 at fremont the accident is still there. and look out for a car crash and a couple cars involved and a lot of red in the area and also reports of an accident meridian on 280. northbound 280, 101, 680,
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headed to 85, that's at least 30 minutes for drive time. 101 in guadalupe parkway not doing much better. backed up well beyond 580 and foggy conditions continue on the bay area bridges, especially the golden gate bridge. no delays to san francisco. i just love this view from the transamerica pyramid looking due east. and we are on top of the deck of fog. it's a good indication that the air is down to about 600 feet. and mount diablo has clear skies right now. and we're in the 40s and 50s and later today, 70s at the beaches, 70 santa clara valley's bay and to the north. and everybody gets wet for the morning commute thursday and rain by saturday afternoon with a stormy sunday. make it a great monday. ,,,,
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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 that starbucks plans to open its first shop in italy next year. starbucks hasn't been as se
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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 for $175 apiece to a 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 panties! i wasn't invited! oh, that's not an invitation i would turn down. but i understand -- i'm not
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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 awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. you realize if they nominated a host, i wouldn't even get this job!
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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 pointing out the fact that the racism -- or the lack of inclusion is pervasive, like he wouldn't get the job irnl. >> either. he is providing a context when
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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 made it support -- ten supporting actor nominees and ten best actor nominees. >> robert de niro says i don't
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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 and the sort of broad answer was no. >> yes. >> it was funny when he did it the first time. >> it was brilliant the first timt. >> but coming back to it, it maybe was a little bit weak from a comedy point of view. >> let's talk about leonardo
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dicaprio. he used his speech to make a larger point about climate change. good thing? >> oh, absolutely. i think he has been such an activist for environmental causes that would you be surprised if he didn't make that 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 issues for year. 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 lady gaga putting a call out about stop sexual abuse or the diversity issue obviously. >> the production itself brought out these sexual survivors or
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these abuse survivors and i thought that was really 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. "spotlig "spotlight" raced out to the early lead and backed off. this was a little bit of a surprise. >> yes. it wicame 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 the revenant and that. >> but the narrative also was that sylvester stallone will win for "creed" as best supporting actor? >> people thought he had the
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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 severylvester 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 your actors of color came from tv. they were either abc employees or from some other realm of entertainment. very few of them were american.
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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 from a 16th
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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 divisible by 100 unless it's divisible by 400. in that sounds, confusing it is! we started to dig into leap years and figure out what it's
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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 global warming. >> i don't know. el nino? >> reporter: we decided it might be best to consult an expert.
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here is theoretical futurist michio kaku. why do we have a leap year? >> you go around the sun is 365 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 stay on track, so he instituted the julien calendar. but even that wasn't quite right. see? the solar year is actually
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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 tweak the julien calendar one 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 leap year. then the year 2000 there was a leap year. >> reporter: a lot of tweaking. >> yes. >> reporter: luckily, we have
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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. in greece, it's considered bad luck to get married any day of a leap year. up north a british tradition
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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 morning." we will be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,
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princess cruises. come back new. this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good monday morning, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. here are the headlines of the hour. san jose police are searching for driver of the red suv that crashed into this victorian home around midnight and took off on foot. a san francisco man was part of a violent brawl between kkk members and protesters at an immigration rally. the clansmen were released because they acted in self- defense. apple takes on the feds. and google, facebook, and amazon are reportedly part of the group supporting apple. it's all about the fog on the bay. the seashore. and in the santa clara valley.
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this is scene looking out to san jose. we have gray skies and no reports of airport delays. and sfo with delays on arriving flights. numbers are steady, 40s and 50s. and later today topping off in the 70s. at the beaches, 70s bayside and 70s away from the bay all the way up to 79 degrees. a light shower tuesday. dry skies on wednesday, and thursday light rain for all of us around the morning commute. we're watching the timing. and rain moving in on saturday afternoon. and heavy rain all the way through sunday. we have a look at the morning commute up next.
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good morning from traffic center. we're dealing with bart delays, 10 men delays out of downtown oakland in the san francisco direction. the rest of bart is on time. fare increases begin for caltrain and muni is right on time. southbound 101 there's an accident blocking lanes. also seeing delays on the eastbound side of 92 out of half moon bay. and between 280 and 101 is a 17- minute ride. north 280 is also slow. taking a look at 880, northbound on the coliseum. a broken down vehicle near high
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