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at 4:30 a.m. have a great the day at 4:30 a.m. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, january 20th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump lands a big endorsement from sarah palin. ted cruz tries to brush off the big snub from his former ally. >> breaking news. terrorists storm a university and executing students in pakistan. >> a dangerous zika comes to america. several people are reporting cases of the disease linked to birth defects. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> i know that it is now or never. no more pussy-footing around. are you ready for a commander in chief that is ready to kick i s
isis' ass? >> when he heard john mccain, then he said you're all set. >> bernie sanders continues his surge against hillary clinton with a new poll showing the senator taking an overwhelming lead in new hampshire. >> a deadly attack at a university in northwest pakistan. the pakistani military says the attack is over. >> i am sorry and i will fix it. the buck stops here with me. >> cold moving east picking up steam and tens of millions of americans could be walloped by a foot of snow or more. >> >> braden was an amazing young man. >> bus crash. >> people laying face down on the concrete. >> the value day took someone's red lamborghini and during that, flames shot from the back.
>> serena williams. >> jamie foxx pulled a man from a burning car. >> i just want to get your address. >> don't tell nobody my address! >> all that matters. >> growing calls to boycott the oscars for lack of diversity. >> let's look at the nominees. what is that reminding me of? i think of doing my guest bathroom in leo. >> quit footing the bill for these nations who are oil rich. we are paying for some of their skirmish. >> i looked swimmkirmish. it's what happens when squirrels go to war. skirmish. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. donald trump is now running for president with a familiar face at his side. former vice presidential candidate sarah palin endorsed
him yesterday in iowa. the "new york post" quickly dubbed them "ladies and the trump." >> they will campaign together today in iowa and oklahoma. major garrett is in washington and looks at palin's decision to back trump while turning her back on former ally ted cruz. >> cruz needed palin in 2012 when he ran for the senate and would have loved to have her support now. trump has always been bigger than palin as a political nonconformist and reality tv star and now the resilient gop front-runner. >> no more pussy-footing around! >> reporter: sarah palin's endorsement brings energy to trump's campaign in iowa and deprives his closest rival ted cruz. palin is not the political force she once was. in part the tea party movement
she helped inspired has matured and moved on. at trump's side she proved capable of amplifying some familiar themes. >> are you ready for a commander in chief who will let our warriors do their job and kick is sis as? >> nor claims he is a phony conservative. >> well, trump and his -- uh, his trumpers are not conservative enough. my goodness gracious. what the heck would the establishment know about conservatism. >> reporter: palin endorsed trump for the senate in 2012. before last night events he took the blow in stride. >> sarah palin is fantastic. without her friendship and support i wouldn't be in the senate today, so regardless of what sarah decides to do in 2016 i will always remain a big fan of hers. >> reporter: cruz also fended off attacks from another
republican, long time iowa governor terry branstad. >> i think it would be a big mistake for iowa to support him. >> it is no surprise that the establishment is in full panic mode. >> reporter: cruz dismissed branstad as part of the problem. >> the washington cartel live on cronyism and it lives on making deals. >> reporter: cruz retained superior organizational strength in iowa and as the caucuses approach that strength is likely to prove as important, possibly more important than any one endorsement. in a moment out of his apprentice past, trump told his iowa director yesterday, "you better win, or you're fired." charlie? >> thanks, major. >> yes. republican strategist rick davis is with us. he was john mccain's manager in 2008. the senator became a republican nominee and chose sarah palin as his running mate. he is not attached to any candidate. what does this do to ted cruz?
>> i think it's a battle for sort of a dwindling carson vote. i think we have seen koors carsy number one in iowa and now slip to maybe three and maybe four. i think the percentage he is sitting on, both trump and cruz look at that like a dog salivating over a good, meaty bone. they want the people coming off carson on to their ballot and that is why the focus on evangelicals. i think what we saw yesterday between the visits to the liberty university and jerry falwell the nice things he said about donald trump to the sarah palin announcement was a real targeted effort to seek the evangelicals without having to talk the talk, he is walking the walk. >> is there a downside for him in sarah palin endorsing him? >> not in iowa. i think everyone else in the country people are scratching their heads when they wake up saying what is he thinking? i think he has made a bet if he can win iowa he has a shot at
sweeping the whole -- >> running the table? >> running the table. >> do you think that this ends up being a contested battle at the convention? >> yeah. . i honestly spent a lot of time looking at the delegates and who is positioned in these republican states. three are battling is out right now. the sort of outsider segment landed on donald trump and really happy with what they have got and about a third of the vote. then a third of the vote on movement conservatives. they sit squarely in there with ted cruz and they are not going anywhere right now. they are very loyal to cruz. then there is the establishment. that is another third to a little bit more. they are spread over five or six candidates. and so as that consolidates, and it probably will the first three or four states, you have three trains running down the track and if they continue to win at 30/30/30, i don't know how you get to a point where you have one person, you know, with the
necessary delegates to be the presumive nominee. >> not a good day for iowa. the governor came out against him and the headlines are with donald trump and sarah palin. >> you lose and win every day at a campaign in this stage down to the wire. a big win day for trump and big losing day for cruz. >> if trump pulls off iowa and new hampshire there and south carolina, it could be moving towards the nomination. >> well, in the old schedule, that was the case, right? because nothing stopped you. >> right. >> this time, there is a two-week period of time right after south carolina where it's all proportional primaries and everyone sort of gets spread out throughout the south and southeast. what happens is nobody really wins or lose ons. you just collect delegations. >> right. >> it is an opportunity to reset the race and if there is a juggerna juggernaut, i think you see people saying, wow, especially on the establishment side we have to have someone win florida the 15th of march and next big
winner take all state and they rally around either a rubio or a christie or a bush and say, we got to stop the trump movement. >> it's interesting to watch every single day. >> every day. >> we thank you for coming in today. >> thank you. the latest poll in new hampshire finds the democratic primary there is turning into no contest at all. bernie sanders leads hillary clinton by 27 points in that survey released yesterday. the first in the nation primaries less than three weeks away. but the vermont senator is trailing clinton in national polls. nancy cordes is covering sanders big surge in new hampshire. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, 60-33 is an enormous lead. a trump-sized lead, you might say. the campaigns like to say they don't pay much attention to the polls but sanders was celebrating those numbers at each of his campaign events in iowa yesterday, saying that they prove he is a real contender. >> if you run into people and say i like what bernie stands for, but i think he can't win, please tell them that is really
not the case. >> reporter: the clinton campaign shot back in a statement saying, senator sanders is trying to make a case on elect ability based on meaningless polls. and they said sanders is gaining because republican groups are talking him up, tweeting about him because they would rather run against him than against clinton. naturally, ted cruz did say last night, he was asked about this, he would prefer to go up against sanders this clinton because he thinks a socialist would be easiest to beat. clinton, you'll recall, won in new hampshire in 2008 but wasn't going up against an opponent next door back then. sanders is from neighboring vermont and historically candidates from bordering states almost always win in new hampshire. >> thank you, nancy. breaking news. a terror attack on a university in pakistan. at least 20 people are dead. gunmen opened fire on students and staff early today on the
campus in the northwestern part of the country. dozens are wounded. holly williams is following developments from istanbul, turkey. good morning, holly. >> reporter: good morning. the group of armed men stormed bacha khan university around 9:30 a.m. local time after classes had begun attacking students and staff members in classrooms and also a dormitory. witnesses reported heard gunfire and explosions coming from the campus. a pakistani military spokesman said people were killed after they moved in. wounded are carried to the hospital. this university is in a loyalist region of pakistan a long haven for militants. it will bring back memories on a assault in a school in the same area in 2014 in which 150 were killed and most of them children. the pakistani taliban claimed responsibility for that massacre, but it's still unclear who is behind today's attack.
>> holly williams reporting, thanks. health officials in this country reporting new cases of a mosquito-born virus linked to birth defects. this morning, florida has three cases of the zika virus. yesterday, two women tested positive there and texas and hawaii confirmed cases, including a baby born with a birth defect. elaine kis here with more. >> reporter: a travel alert over the virus warning pregnant women to avoid the most popular american vacation destinations. in the handful of confirmed cases in the u.s., those infected traveled outside the country and tested positive once they got home. zika virus is transmitted by a mosquito and determined women can pass the virus to their babies causing birth defects. the carbon dioxidc's warning is. if you have symptoms, if you're
pregnant, get tested for an infection. all of the zika cases in the u.s. involve foreign traveling. a florida victim traveled to colombia. a baby was born with birth defects in hawaii after his mother made a trip to brazil. a texas man was diagnosed after he returned from el salvador in november. >> the two cases cases we have in illinois are in individuals who traveled and came back and were diagnosed. because the mosquito that transmits it is not one we have in illinois we believe the risk to illinoisans is basically zero. >> reporter: cases in latin america and the caribbean and advising pregnant women to avoid travel. they are are asking pregnant women to wait to hold off until
they -- to get the virus under control. there is no vaccine and no course of treatment for the zika virus. a british biotech firm is trying to fight the virus by genetically modifying the insect. >> michigan's governor vows to do whatever it takes to end the water problem. he says he would released his 2014 and 2015 e-mails showing when he knew about the lead contamination in flint, michigan. hundreds of protesters outside the statehouse called on snyder to resign. adriana diaz is in flint where the governor is employing more than a hundred additional national guard members. good morning, adriana. >> reporter: good morning. during his speech last night, governor snyder said that no one in flint would go without clean water. all of these cases you see here will be gone by mid-day.
so far, nearly 40,000 cases of water has been given out, that is nearly a million bottles. >> hey hey! h ho. snyder must go. >> reporter: protesters endured outside the statehouse below freezing temperatures as they called for the governor's resignation. rick snyder began his address with a renewed policy to the people of flint. >> government failed you. federal, state, and local leaders by breaking the trust you placed in us. >> reporter: he also had a message for the agencies he said contributed to the city's water disaster. >> let me be perfectly clear to all of state government. in situations like this, they must come to my desk immediately, no delays, no excuses, period. >> reporter: snyder says the michigan department of environmental quality and federal, epa didn't address the
problem when he knew about it last year. before protesting at the statehouse, this couple showed us their corroded pipes. >> it's almost like we are in a third world country. we have filters that don't work. i don't care what they say, people, these filters, they do not work. >> reporter: governor snyder is now the target of several class action lawsuits. the latest filed tuesday aims to stop flint from all water shutoffs for people who haven't paid their bills. this lady helped identify flint's spiking lead levels. >> there is no safe level of lead in a child, none. it is irreversible potence neurotoxins. >> reporter: lead poisoning in children can cause the following. >> it was highly preventable. these kids did nothing wrong. it wasn't their fault their city was almost bankrupt and this was a cost-cutting move. >> reporter: the gover is asking
state legislators for 28.5 million dollars in aid. the mayor was in washington, d.c. yesterday and met with president obama. the president will be in detroit today, but the white house says he's not expected to stop in flint. >> adriana, thank you. more 50 million americans are bracing this morning what could ab mondbe a monster went . crashes were in kansas city yesterday because of the slick roads. lonnie quinn is tracking the new threat. sounds like our turn. >> this looks to be the first significant winter storm for the east coast. a winter that wasn't but i believe that is changing. you take a look at the current situations. the midwest is currently getting snow. we do have winter weather advisories out there. the pink and purple areas, talking 1 to 3 inches of snow and ice is a concern as well. the bigger storm is not even a storm yet. this is the area. a piece of energy and has a lot of real estate it's traveling
over and things it's encountering as it pushes to the east but here is how the computer models are handling it. this area pushes up into the mid-atlantic and about as far out as the models go and friday at 3:30. worst case scenario outer banks up the eastern seaboard over long island and big metro areas pounded with that. right now, the current track is pushing it inland a bit so the bull's-eye right now looks over the appalachians and blue ridge mountains and possibility of two feet of snow. a foot of snow from trenton, new jersey, to virginia. "the washington post" released video of jason rezaian relaxing with his wife. he is three americans receiving care at a u.s. military center in germany. former marine amir hekmati said he faced inhumane and unjust
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for an oscar good morning i'm erika von tiehl. want to check on that forecast and also katie the latest track of the big storm arriving this weekend, katie. >> it will arrive as early as afternoon hours on friday. we have time to kill, preparations can be made we have a nice long 48 hour window to get it done. the don't worry about what you see over the ohio valley and deep south. that is a weak disturbance as far as we are concern. look out over idaho a piece have of energy that turns into a much bigger storm system, cut off low, so that means it will be a prolong event in short. we have got multiple impacts. biggest most obvious being the snow and could see over a foot in areas plus gusty wind, coastal flooding and maybe some power outage was those strong wind. looking forward in the
forecast for now we are bying our time, cold granted but dry and then that storm hits as early as friday afternoon through basically all of saturday. >> we know kids will love the snow, for one thing, thanks for the heads up. happy wednesday to you. looking outside i-95 south approaching cottman see how snow you are moving. no longer at posted speeds. i will show you in a second. traveling east bound sun up, slow down, beautiful, sun, it will will slow you down schuylkill eastbound at girard. dropping there. 16 miles an hour on the schuylkill, 17 on i-95, 28 on the vine 33 on the blue route. erika, back over to you. next update 7:55. coming up this morning oscars fall out stars
♪ last week, the president did an interview on youtube where the biggest debate was who would win in a battle between kendrick millar. remember when obama, he was on a show about getting cars and getting coffee. how is this like the president in the white house getting legislation passed through both houses of congress? with all these tv appearances, i got to say obama could be nominated for an emmy. he really could. not an oscar, of course. for that, you have to be in a movie and, also, you have to be white. >> i was wondering where he was going!
where is he going with that, james cordon? >> i thought it was a take on american politics. >> i was wondering who did he choose between that battle. i want to know the answer to that question. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the or oscars is gains attention to george clooney. airlines are making record profits and so many customers and cheaper fuel, why are passengers still facing price hikes and fees? that story is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" says a record number of airport drones crashed in major accidents last year. 20 large drones were destroyed or suffered at least $2 million in damage. the accidents included ten reapers, the most advanced killer drones. electrical failures are often to blame. the other accidents involved older predator drones. "the new york times" confirms isis leader was killed
jihadi john. the u.s. military is reasonableably certain he was killed. among his victims, journalist james polyand peter highly sensitive programs. some related to american drone strikes. the clinton campaign says the e-mails weren't classified when they were sent or received. the san jose mercury news reports a bus driver might have fallen asleep before a greyhound crash. the bus slipped on its side on tuesday killing two women. the passengers say the driver appeared to be nodding off before the crash.
millennials are losing interest in driver services. listen to this. in 1983, nearly 92% of 20 to 24-year-olds held a license. that plunged to 82% by 2008 and fell to less than 80% in 2011 and dropped another three points in 2014. people are walking and riding or whatever it may be. >> when i turned 16, i went to the dmv on my birthday. didn't you? i couldn't wait to drive! >> i know! >> absolutely. freedom. >> did you pass, charlie? >> yes. >> first round? >> i did not. >> how many times did it take you? >> it only took me twice. >> was at the time driving or the actual test? >> parallel parking. >> yeah, parallel parking always kills me. >> i'm better now, norah. >> now they don't require parallel parking in a lot of tests. >> good. >> once you got in your car, you did a lot of parking? >> so right!
george clooney. >> what did you say? wait wait wait wait! rewind. i know we got to go! i know we got to go. >> charlie. >> you take that back, charlie rose! i did a lot of parking? what do you mean? i'm serious. what do you mean? >> i meant it gave you freedom to go somewhere with someone you cared about and be on your own. that's what i mean. >> oh! parking! like in watching a movie? that is where his mind is. >> am i right or wrong? >> you're wrong. >> okay. i went to foster's and got a burger. >> you were a late starter. >> i was. >> i was precocious. >> don't project! okay. >> let's talk about hollywood. george clooney is among the hollywood figures criticizing the academy picture of arts and sentences and saying it is time the oscars woke up about
diversity and having every acting nomination go to white performers is part of a larger problem. kevin frazier with our partners at "entertainment tonight" is in los angeles. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hollywood heavyweights like george clooney and whoopi goldberg have now joined the conversation and they echo the sentiment there is a lack of recognition on one of hollywood's biggest nights, but they believe it's an industry-wide problem. >> the nominees are. >> reporter: as the outcry over this year's oscar nominations continues, actor george clooney is the latest to voice his frustration. what the hollywood icon is widening the blame and accusing the entire industry of moving in the wrong direction. in a statement to "variety" clooney says i don't think it's a problem of who you're picking, as much as it is how many options are available to minorities in film, particularly in quality films. we need to get better at this.
>> plenty of opportunities to celebrate actors of color, actresses of color. to miss last year is one thing but for that to happen again this year, is unforgivable. >> when you're dealing with a movie that cost a hundred million or more, you don't want to take chances. it's more based on what worked last year and what worked five years ago, let's do it again this year. and so you're seeing that lack of imagination, which also means lack of diversity. >> this has not been a plethora of black movies made because people believe we don't want to see movies with black people in them. >> reporter: whoopi goldberg, an actor and producer, said production companies should lead the charge. >> this happens every year, so there are more movies made with people of color so that people -- >> how -- >> you get the people who have the production companies to hire. you make them think all year, not just once a year, but all
year. >> reporter: others including actress jada pinkett-smith and pike lee are boycotting next months's award show to show their frustration. >> these protests have been going on for decades. what i'm hoping there is more accountability. >> reporter: but film mogul and actor producer tyler perry says transparency is the answer. >> if the academy, all this would go away if they are -- vote. if you look at a movie like straight outta compton and it got so many votes, is that racism or is this how the votes went. >> reporter: nyounga went to social media and said on instak gram the following and says should ab diverse reflection of the best of what our art has to offer today. i want to add also that george
clooney, while he is speaking out, and that is important, i also want to say in the last four movies he has directed, he failed to prominently feature a person of color. so it's an interesting situation, because george clooney has so much power. >> closer scrutiny, indeed. kevin frazier, thank you. >> good he is engaging in the conversation, george clooney. bravo for him speaking up and tyler perry had something interesting to say. oscar winning actor jamie foxx is receiving praise this morning with for his actions off screen. he helped pull a man from his burning truck outside of his home in hidden valley, california. his quick action, they say, saved the driver ae's life. >> i don't look at it as heroic. i just look at it a like, you know, you just had to do something. >> reporter: actor jamie foxx embraced the father of the man he helped save from a burning
car monday night. >> it's good. you good? >> he didn't have to do a thing. and, you know, like i said earlier, i think we all hope we could do something when the time is there. the question is do we? do we act or do we fear our own lives? and he did not. >> reporter: police say 32-year-old brett kyle was speeding and driving under the influence when he swerved off the road and hit a drainage ditch. his car flipped several times, bursting into flames, right in front of fox's home. the oscar winning actor heard the crash and found kyle trapped in his car. >> god has your son and we are good now and the fears that he has, you know, this is -- it's a joy that it all worked out the right way. >> reporter: the 911 call captured the scene of what was playing out outside of fox x's home.
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fourth quarter, an annual income of $5.9 billion and days earlier, delta and four other carriers raised fares. >> given the price of gas, i don't understand why the price of air fares is so high. >> reporter: united airlines will bring back free snacks for most passengers. want a meal like those enjoyed free in first class you have to pay up. one of the big complaints from passengers online is leg room or the lack of it. want more space? you still have to pay for that too. >> i think it's very hard for passengers to understand why fares aren't going down when airlines are making so much money. but they have to remember that airlines are a business and the bottom line is the bottom line. >> reporter: the airline business is boom and bust. since 1990, the industry has landed in the red 11 times. in 2005 it lost nearly $28 billion. >> what is a good flus for consumers when the airlines are profitable, customers and communities and investors and employees win because they are
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♪ it is wednesday, january 20th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this moring." there is more real news ahead, including a plan to revolutionize the college admissions process. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. sarah palin's endorsement takes more from ted cruz and adds to donald trump. >> are you ready to thump for trump? >> battle of carson vote. trump and cruz look at that like a dog salivating over a bone. >> sanders was celebrating those numbers at his campaign event. the group of armed men stormed bacha khan university and attacking students and class members in classrooms.
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prostitution. tell us we are not red enough? yeah, coming from the establishment? right. >> you may remember that ted cruz won a senate seat in 2012 with sarah palin's support. he says he will always be a fan of hers, no matter who she endorses. campaigning in new hampshire, cruz kept pushing his anti-establishment message. >> conservatives are uniting behind our campaign and we will see like the empire strikes back, the establishment will strike back, because they don't want an end to the cronyism and the gravy train from washington. >> a recent poll found 52% of likely republican voters in iowa prefer an anti-establishment candidate and another poll in iowa found 57% feel betrayed by republican party politicians. a new poll of democrats is adding to the drama in the democratic race that shows bernie sanders with a commanding lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire. the senator from neighboring vermont is ahead by nearly 30 points. clinton still leads in national polls in iowa on tuesday, sanders said that voter turnout
wins elections and his campaign will be able to better deliver against republicans. >> any objective look at our campaign and the energy and the excitement that it is generating with young people and with working people, compare that to secretary clinton's campaign. will come to the conclusion that if our goal is to have a large voter turnout, we are the campaign that can do that. >> sanders will campaign thursday in new hampshire. clinton will spend just one day there this week and four in iowa. a new report coming out this morning could fundamentally change college admissions process. administrators from top colleges and universities are launching the document turning the tide. it comes from a harvard graduate school of education. the report xms the application system and offers improvement. frank luntz looks at the growing concern in his new article and
the author of this book. we are pleased to have him back in studio 57. welcome. >> good to see you. >> this is an issue you've brin abo written about before? >> yes. >> what is changing in the admissions process from this report? >> the report can't command change but it's signed off and endorsed by so many people at top universities and clearly indicates a desire and an intention to do things differently. i think what is going to happen you'll see over bits and pieces the coming years the admission process less to the metrics used so far. already you have a lot of schools saying as they tease s.a.t. is optional and schools not impressed by a huge load of courses. they are trying to get kids away from a script following in high school and figure out a way to judge them. >> i think this is exciting and a really big deal. you said it could put an end on
that resume packaging that so many have done in the past and levels the field for kids who can't afford the tutors. >> it will pay attention to civic engagement. one of the things this report goes into great length is it's telling administration officers let's stop being impressed by the name of a charitable organization a kid has worked through and find a way through essays and finds out how the charity works for whether it was just checking off another box. this is what they want to see in cambridge or -- >> to that point specifically, the report addresses the connection between academic pressure and mental health issues. >> yes. >> it says many middle and upper income communities, rates of depression, delinquency and saab stance abuse and anxiety is higher. why is that? >> kids feel they have to nail things in a very certain way. as admission rates have dropped at many top schools and they are competing each other in a more
ferocious way and they are getting admissions and parents need to step up here they are getting a message if they don't get into a certain kind of school they have failed in life and forever more behind the 8 ball. that message is so destructive and seen the high rates of mental illness of kids in high school but every university is reporting record numbers of kids coming in for treatment to their mental health services on campus and that is becoming a bigger problem. >> the bottom line they are looking at how do you look and make sure that you're not leaving behind some really terrific kids. >> right. >> who don't have the privilege that other kids have? >> which is key. the context of this is we are living in a country with yawning income and equality. higher education is asking, very appropriately more than ever what is our part in social mobility and how do we remedy that? one of the reasons you're seeing schools step aside from standardized tests a lot of research what does standardized tests judge is income of your family. they are trying to say what are the markers that spot potential
and don't respect privilege. >> paying attention to a kid who has to stay home and help the family or a part-time job because he has to help the family and not be engaged in community involvement. >> so how realistic is this that you think this will actually happen? >> i don't think we will see an overwhelming sea change in one administration cycle. but when you look at the fact the news conference today in new york, someone from yale is there, the dean of admissions and someone from m.i.t. and michigan you're clearly seeing a signal that admission officials are making some changes. i think the next five years we will see big changes. >> you write about a 2014 survey of 10,000 middle and high school students about what they thought was important and what did they find? >> the author of this report is the person who did this search and asked kids what matters most? individually chief achievement or happy for caring for others. they were shocked.
when you get a question like that you know you're supposed to say. you're supposed to say something high minded and you're admitting off the bat, i don't care about others, i kay about my achievement. >> did that anything to do with background? >> i don't know if they broke it down that way. what they are asking in this new report is what extent does the college admissions process bring about those values and exacerbate the problem of excessive focus on individual achievement and where do i rate and what is my status in society? >> thank you, frank bruni. >> vice president joe biden lost his son to cancer and now he is leading the mission to come up with a cure. our dr. david agus will reveal what the vice president told him
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these women. >> reporter: when she started the company five years ago her dining room was the company's warehouse. were you nervous? i think some people might say a formal dress is one thing. everyday clothizing a little -- ew. >> absolutely. that was our biggest concern. a whole issue of will people rent clothing? when you take a look and step back and say airbnn is renting your bed. you can't get no more a intimate place than renting a stranger's bed or sleeping in a stranger's bed. >> the sharing economy began as something the millennials did, but it's actually a big part of the economy right now. >> reporter: jason is editor at large at wired and says technology is driving cultural change. >> we are seeing a big shift between buying something once to paying a subscription fee to access a whole category of things. >> reporter: the company has
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local news. good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. police hope you can help them track down two men that they say installed a skimming device on a 7-eleven atm. we have security imaging right here of the two suspects in the 7-eleven on chapel avenue in cherry hill. police say they are skimming device could not transmit information, so no financial data was compromised but still if you know who these men are you are asked to call police. and notify authorities if you see anything suspicious near cash machines anywhere. lets check with katie with the latest on today's forecast and that snowstorm expected this week, katie. >> yes, right now that storm is in fact just a piece of energy over idaho and western monday tan a it hasn't blossom or taken shape but it will and our confidence is greg with
every model run we will be looking at a substantial storm. your eye gets drawn down to tennessee, kentucky. that will be producing a very maybe a stray snow shower or flurry, tonight, so very minor disturbance for us but over idaho we see beginnings of the system that will blossom into a major winter storm for us. looking forward at the project snowfall totals a bull's eye sets up through d.c. baltimore area but we're in the cross hairs as well. so would i say easily 6 inches of snow region wide and some ending up with a foot of snow. we will keep an eye on it, meisha. >> thanks, katie. we have live chopper three over confirmed fatal accident right now in new jersey. you can see right there vehicle is off the road, thinks route 55 north near route 641, crews are on the scene so be very careful in and around this area also an accident involving injuries on the commodore barry bridge westbound one lane, only, is opened right now so it is very slow moving around there eight
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, our dr. david agus met with vice president biden in switzerland to explore the white house's so-called moon shot to battle cancer. he is standing by to talk about the renewed fight. there he is! >> also sports writer is in our green room. his new novel explores impact on a family and the new issues the nfl is facing. that is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. los angeles times reports on toxins in algae that may cause changes in the brain similar to alzheimer's. the toxin to monkeys after 140 days their brains had tangled
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type character. >> i think chris said and he came back and said, not a very good song, is it? okay. so he was very discerning. he wouldn't put his name to anything so i give him credit for that. >> they said they were all incredibly sad by david bowie's death and the world lost a musical hero. >> vice president joe biden went to switzerland to attend the world economic forum in dabos yesterday. >> our goal is make an advance in five years, instead of ten and eventually end cancer as we know it. >> president obama put biden in charge of what he called mission control at last week's state of the union biden enlisted the top cancer experts and dr. david agus leads the westside cancer center at the university of southern california and with us now from dabos.
david, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> tell us what you believe now about the moon shot, having talked to the vice president. >> so when i initially heard it from president obama, i was somewhat skeptical. you know, there is not going be was an allotment of dollars for this and when biden spoke, he said things that were reasonable. we talked about what were the big obstacles blocking kansas city -- cancer. he said this isn't a one-year project for him. this is his post vice presidency product the rest of his life and came from a personal side which i respect. >> a lot of people had a personal story in addition to joe biden and many people on the pam i understand lost a family member to cancer. was this an agreement on the panel, david? >> amazing to me. you had a diverse panel.
heads of cleveland clinic and sloan-kettering and several other large constitutions and we said what the big impediment we can impra can address and all of us said making data with the same terms. you call it a broken leg and i call it a fractured leg. we have to get better at sharing data. something as simple as that is reachable. big data is going to give us the answers. we saw just this year, an amazing study that if you had ovarian cancer and on one particular blood pressure medicine, you lived much longer. that is the tip of the iceberg. >> isn't a company like ibm and watson working on that very thing like sharing data on cancer? >> watson is more about using artificial intelligence for data. they are relying on a public domain data that a research publisher puts out for the world to see. what we are talking about is the data that resides in your medical records. the data that reside in a
sample. so historically those have been restricted and people have been scared about sharing their data and hospitals say i don't want to sue the data because i can be sued and we have to change that. peple have to step up and say i want to be a part of the solution, not the problem. i want be to be part of the cure hopefully, myself but if not me for my children and grandchildren and here is my data. >> would the effort against cancer happen quicker if the federal government spent more money? >> i'm not sure it's a money issue as a collaboration issue. right now, there's so many different effort across the country. one here, one here, one here. if we all started to work together with a leader, i i think we are going to make staggering process. so i think biden stepping up, in a really amazing fashion, and saying this is my passion for the next decade, this is what i care about. i lost my son to this horrible disease and i got to see
firsthand, he said, that the inadequacies of our satisfactory and data doesn't help us. we can't transfer from one doctor to another. how barbaric some treatments are and use that emotion in myself to help others. i think that is powerful and we need it in our state. >> this marks the one-year anniversary that they have been in office. realistically what do you think they can get done in that time? >> i think start to put the framework together to free the data and we can be part of that solution. at the same time, they can work with regulatory agencies. the fda, some of the medicare services and work them to get things done quicker. we could develop one drug to treat cancer and fountain the f develop more drugs. he is starting to work with me and many other cancer doctors across the country to make a difference. >> david, the vice president paid you a compliment about your
ability to explain science. here is that video. >> you're speaking plainly, straightforwardly, that everybody can understand exactly why it's important in the examples you've given. >> so, david, coming out of -- go ahead. >> you know, it's a privilege to be here. when you have the vice president of the united states coming to a world forum and saying cancer is a disease that has suffered, not just in the united states but around the world and we are going to take a leadership role to ease the suffering and to be able to be on that panel was truly, you know, special to me and i think special to everybody there. >> thank you, david. >> the vice president coming and giving you a shout-out, david, that is pretty nice. we already know that that is true. good to see you. >> good to see you, dr. david agus in dabos, switzerland. sports writer mike
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>> that's three games! >> yeah. but you said 1-3. >> if we win! >> one four three? >> that's what i meant. >> usc, baby! >> they must be really good friends! that is kyle lowery of the toronto raptors giving his teammate a hard lesson. he hopes to improve his games played in london but his math, he said it was a bit off. >> for more than 40 years mike lupica has covered will every sport and authored 22 sports theme knowledge for young adults. he sold five million copies of his book oip the extra yard" is his newest novel about an eighth grade boy who deals with challenges on and off the field. the book is published by a division of cbs. great to have you here. what happened to the other eight or nine books? i'm just kidding. >> really?
>> we have the playoffs. >> yeah. >> we have peyton manning and tom brady. break it down. >> the funny thing is you always hear about brady versus manning. i always thought about it as manning versus bill belichick. they are not guarding each other and not in the low post in basketball. interesting to watch peyton play now and to go to another sport, is like somebody who is a great fastball pitcher in baseball and now throwing melons and cantaloupe. he clearly can't throw the ball and he is getting by on guiel. the only advantage they have on sunday, i think, is that the game is in denver instead of foxborou foxborough. >> how about their defense? >> broncos defense, i believe, has been the most formidable in the sport this year. we saw what happened when brock osweiler was the quarterback against the patriots before and the denver broncos defense beat brady. it's hard to do that twice in the same year.
>> you're predicting the patriots? >> i do. only for my own twisted amusement. because the patriots make everybody so crazy, outside of, like, a six-state area in new england. so they are always being accused of something and i just love the fact that it makes most of the country this passionate. >> your twisted amusement is fun to watch. your latest column about the nfl coin toss and you're not a fan because? >> a billion dollar industry, the biggest we have ever had in sports in this country, often comes down to a flip of the coin. you tell me another place in sports -- then they don't use a real coin! >> the question whether it's flipped or not as we had this past weekend. >> all i know is that you can make a case that aaron rodgers might be the best player in football. two years in a row, because of a coin flip, he never gets to touch the ball in overtime. that is a bone-headed system. >> right. what would you replace it with? >> in the regular season,
charlie, i see why they have to keep the line moving to television. play until the game is resolved. certainly play an extra quarter. where do they have to be? nowhere. >> let's talk about your new book "the extra yard." >> look at the dedication to your agent. >> agent to the stars and me. >> it's about an eighth grader, teddy. what are some of the underlying themes in this book? >> norah, i got into this world because one year i took all of the kids who got cut in my town and started a team of my own and gave them a chance to give back. i didn't know what i was doing. my wife now says in retrospect, honey, you writing inside of the mind of a 12-year-old seems like pretty much a perfect fit! but if you start reading my book, you know i'm going to ask my main character to overcome something. teddy in this book has grown up without a father because of a divorce and his father lives on the other side of the country. you would think he would be thrilled when his father comes back into his life.
it's not that easy. this is a book that kind of tips the whole father/son and sports thing. >> you coached all of your kids? >> i tried not to screw them up but let me tell you something. these books are written in that spirit. there's not a time, norah, when i go by a field or a gym where i coached and wouldn't give up a zillion dollars to have one more friday night or saturday afternoon back. >> who is the audience for your books? >> oh, it starts in middle grade. we go from, like, 8 to 15. and the great thing is once i get them, they stay with me. i was telling gayle before the show today, i'll be out in public now and i'll see somebody who i know is a mom and coming towards me. i know they are not going to want to talk about my dopey newspaper column or tv. they are are going to tell me a story how i got their kids to want to read. then they will say, you probably get tired of hearing that. i said, not at all! >> mike, what is so good about the book in this particular
book, you have boys talking to each other. you never see boys talking to each other about their problems and their vulnerabilities. i think that is an important message to send to young boys. >> i have three sons and they were like that. i mean, our dinner table was, you know, sometimes sounded like a counseling session. people would say the kids in your book sound real. i think they ought to because it came out of the back seat of my car, our dinner table, sidelines, and locker rooms. >> do you want your kids to play football? >> man i tell you what, charlie. i would have to think long and hard about that. fortunately, my sons were all pacifists and his uniform never got dirty and my wife never had to wash it. >> bottom line, you have reservations? >> with cognitive difficulties of ex-players, how can you not? >> thank you, mike. >> should we mention the book one more time? >> yes! >> it's called "the extra yard" and on sale now.
congratulations, mike. he spent nearly 12 hours unconscious and frozen in a snow bank. next, that remarkable recovery that allowed the college student to thank the rescuers who refused to give up on him! ♪ give it to me i'm worth it ♪ ♪ baby i'm worth it ♪ ♪ uh huh i'm worth it ♪ ♪ gimme gimme i'm worth it ♪ ♪ give it to me i'm worth it ♪
an incredible recovery last february for this boy. penn state student lost consciousness after falling in a snow bank in subzero temperatures. his dad found him nearly 12 hours later. >> he was laying face up like this. he was lifeless. achecked for a heart beat and pulse and nothing. >> the coroner was doing a death investigation. >> medical team performed cpr two hours and hooked him up to a machine to warm his blood. he woke up 15 days later with no
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fiber one. good morning i'm erika von tiehl. investigators will return today to the scene of a huge center city apartment fire, searching for the the cause of that blaze. now this is our first look at the damage in the day light. look at. that chopper three is live over the apartment building near 21st and locust streets. none of the residents were injured but they were forced to evacuate the building. two fire fighters were injured. right now forecast, another cold day and you are tracking snow for later this week. >> absolutely that storm system in the yet formed but even why i that is eventually going to turn into this storm system is visible and it is not what you might think. you look out toward kentucky and tennessee and that is not the system we track for friday, actual that i will bring us straight snow shower,
flurry tonight. look over idaho and western monday tan a it does than the look that impressive but trust me this will be a very interesting scenario. so as we head into tonight, there is that first system pulling away, bam, moisture starts to develop through arkansas, lou san, mississippi and then this storm not only gets its act together grabbing up cold air and moisture but cut off from the main flow of energy and that is why we have a prolong event starting as early as friday afternoon but lingering through better part of the the saturday and it looks like we are going to get some pretty heavy snow totals. meisha. >> like it or not it is coming. thanks, good morning. happy wednesday to you. we have an accident near commodore barry bridge westbound, one lane is opened, in both directions, what you're looking at right now is this is eastbound, eastbound side, one lane, going into new jersey, the same can be said about the westbound side the side that the accident is on just make note of that. looking at vine and i-95 it is looking busy, dropping less than posted speeds right now and also one more thing an
accident involving injuries pennsylvania turnpike westbound at willow grove your best caution around that area schuylkill is 9 miles an hour, 51 on i-95, southbound direction and 20 on the vine. erika, over to you. >> that is "eyewitness news" for now join us at noon, i'm erika von tiehl good morning.
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