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it's tuesday, february 16th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the race for south carolina simmers. donald trump steps up his attacks on ted cruz while a former president tries to pave a path to the white house for his brother. wild weather sweeps through the southeast, damaged twisters touch down in two states while another system delivers snow to the northeast. and taylor swift leads an all-star cast who strike gold at the grammys while the music's biggest night pauses to say good-bye to rock and roll legends.
♪ captioning funded by cbs good morning from the studio 57 news room at cbs headquarters in new york. i'm anne-marie green. days before the south carolina republican primary the race for the presidential nomination is becoming increasingly nasty and personal. the primary is this saturday and the latest cbs news tracker poll finds donald trump has a commanding lead followed by ted cruz. campaigning in south carolina yesterday, trump blasted out at cruz. trump called cruz unstable and threatened again to sue cruz over his eligibility to serve as president if he doesn't pull his ads. >> i have never met a american
who lies more than ted cruz. >> cruz doesn't seem particularly upset. >> he was going on and on how i'm the most horrible person in the world because i keep repeating the things that he said. >> former president george w. bush for the most part has stayed out of politics since leaving office. that changed yesterday when mr. bush campaigned for his younger broekt in south carolina. he never mentioned donald trump by name but left no doubt who he was talking about. >> i understand that americans are angry and frustrated, but we do not need someone in the oval office who mirrors and inflames on anger and frustration. >> jeb bush remains far behind donald trump in the latest south carolina polls. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll talk with jeb bush about his campaign and what's at stake for him in south
carolina. the white house says president obama held preliminary discussions about whom to nominate to replace justice antonin scalia. scalia's death has set off a political firestorm. more republicans say they will not confirm any nominee. hillary clinton made her position clear during a campaign stop in nevada. >> i am absolutely adamant that the president under our constitution has a duty to send forth a name to be considered by the senate and the senate has a duty to consider that. >> the nevada democratic caucus is this saturday. clinton's democratic rival bernie sanders campaigned in michigan. it was his first campaign in michigan. during a rally at eastern michigan university, he said the flint water crisis is beyond
comprehensible. the panhandle and mississippi is trying to recover this morning after a tornado. the twisters were part of a wide-ranging storm system that stretched up the east coast. don champion has our report. >> reporter: not even this fire station in alabama could escape the wrath of a storm. an apparent tornado plowed through the town of johnsonville monday tossing debris everywhere. in florida dash cam video from a sheriff deputies car showed a twister on the ground. this man rode out the storm in the hallway. in mississippi it damaged the roof of this school, terrifying students. >> we could hear the water coming through the roof into the hallway. >> reporter: the same massive storm system covered roads and streets from the carolinas to
new york and snow and ice making travel tricky. >> cars off the road everywhere. a car wrapped around a telephone pole right up here. >> reporter: in baltimore this ambulance flipped responding to a call. everyone inside survive. warm temperatures are now on tap for the northeast raising concerns over possible flooding. in the washington, d.c., area several schools are closed today and the federal government is opening three hours late even as we contend with slush and ice on the sidewalks like this, several places in the northeast could flirt with the 60-degree mark, anne-marie. the winter weather roller coaster continues. >> roller coaster is the best way to describe it. and i know. i'd have a tongue twister as well because the weather is just all over the place. don champion here in new york. four american journalists are under arrest in the small gulf nation of bahrain.
bahrain police say day was detained for providing false information that she was a tourist. she was covering the anniversary of the arab spring protests. they were violently put down by the bahrain government. pope francis has been speaking to some of the most marginalized individuals in mexico. yesterday it was the impoverished. today he visits the city where war and drug games cook much of the meth amphetamines in the u.. >> reporter: pope francis travels to the city later this morning. routes chanted "long lives pope francis" in chappa. a teenager told pope francis about his struggles with muscular dystrophy. i know god has blessed me with
this special ka as the trough fi. i trust him, he said. he gave his homily in three different languages to more than 100,000. it highlights hundreds of thousands of central americans heading to the u.s. many tried to hitch a ride across the northbound freight train known as the beast. along the way we found a group from guatemala. this young man has been traveling for a month. he asked us not to show his face. he said he uses his hands. he was deported from houston six years ago and is trying again and hopes to join pope francis at the u.s. border. the pope visits juarez across the mexico city wings.
adele's grammy performance hit a sour notoriety off the top. ♪ >> the incident seemed to follow adele throughout the performance which had twitter lighting it up. she said the piano might have fallen on the piano strings. because of it i'm treating myself to an inand out so maybe it was worth it. referring to the burger chain. coming up on the "morning news," more from the grammys. we'll show you all of last night's winners, and the performances that had everyone talking. and latering travel trouble. the route that's dubbed the nation's most delayed flights,
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where you can listen to kanye west's new album. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. trading resumes following yesterday's break for presidents' day. last week the dow lost 234 points. the s&p finished 15 points. the price of gas continues to slide driven by low oil prices. drivers are saving on average more than $1 a gallon compared to last year's peak prices. according to aaa the average is $1.59. the obama administration has given the okay for the first u.s. owned factory in cuba since the cuban revolution. a company in alabama has been granted approval to build an assembly plant for small tractors. it will be located a special economic zone. the tractors will be sold to cuban farmers. the u.s. established diplomatic
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ started working for me ♪ >> the cast performing at last night's grammy awards. the broadway won for best album. teri okita has more of the high lights from music's biggest night. good morning, teri. >> good morning, anne-marie. taylor swift is the first woman ever to win two album of the year-awards. she shares the night's big wins with her friends and music
collaborators. pop queen taylor swift opened the 58th annual grammy awards and ruled the show winning the top prize. swift's "1989" earned her her second career grammy in album of the year. she urged young women to not let naysayers get in the way. >> focus on the work. >> mark ronson and bruno mars won "uptown." >> ed sheeran's "thinking out lout." and meghan trainor couldn't hold back tears after thanking her family. this year stirred up a lot of emotion. others used the mike to make a statement. kendrick lamar sent a powerful message about racism with a rap
that won him five grammys. the audience was brought to its feet that honored earth, wind and fire's maurice white, eagle's glenn frey and legend b.b. king and lady gaga brought the late david bowie's work back to life. rihanna was also scheduled to perform but she canceled her performance reportedly due to bronchi sis. anne-marie? >> thank you, teri. afterward justin bieber hitched a ride with james corden. the ceremony went a little long, so they started in the car. ♪ are you ready to have some fun ♪ ♪ i feel alive tonight ♪ it's "the late late show"
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and enjoy living well. the 140th westminster kennel dog show is on its way in new york. lucy won in the hound group. and rumor, the german shepherd, won the herding group. the 4-year-old is a favorite to win best in show tonight. well, the red carpet at last night's grammy award showed plenty of showmanship and glamour. the red car peat all about social media. they greeted timberlake.
>> have you been tweeting and instagramming? >> oh, yeah. it's crazy. while i'm doing it let me charge my phone. >> reporter: we live for all of your posts. >> thank you. >> reporter: who did they bring some musicians kept it all in the family. >> this is my little sister. >> reporter: it's family affair. >> it is. i have them all aunld me. >> my mother and i have a sixth sense. she's wearing sparkles on her shoes and i'm wearing sparkles on my suit. we got dressed and we're like, oh, my god, we're matching. >> and we didn't even try. >> reporter: lamar won. >> michael jackson will be the a greatest to ever do it to even be closely, e i'm not even know where near the mike but being in the room is a great feeling.
>> reporter: he talked about how he normally does grammy night. >> i'm always at home, watching it, waiting for traffic to die down and go guetta co-s and now i'm part of the traffic. >> reporter: last year he may have been getting tacos. this year he went home a winner. i'm suzanne marques, cbs news, los angeles. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we'll speak with republican presidential candidate jeb bush. plus, a miracle recovery for a tiny baby. alaya was born last september 23rd 14 weeks early. she weighed 10 ounces and head to toe measured 10 inches long. >> she's tiny. the size of a small kitten or smaller, maybe a baby bird. and more from last night's grammy awards and the ongoing feud between taylor swift and kanye west. that's all ahead on "cbs this morning." and that is the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. i'm anne-marie green.
from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, oh, and talk about what you don't want to wake to up after a nice long weekends, a messy morning out there. if you are headed out you'll find much of the area covered in a layer of that ice and slush. katie has the details on your forecast coming up. storm scan3 showing that system bringing wintery mix to the area. good news, though, temperatures are going up, but you definitely want to leave little extra time for that morning commute. developing right now, ambushed in center city. man is shot during attempted robbery in one of the city's busiest neighborhoods. good morning, it is tuesday, february 16th, i'm erika von tiehl. we want to check in with katie and meisha a i know you are both rather busy today, ladies, good morning. n