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a great day. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, february 24th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." deadly tornadoes tear through the south. powerful winds toss rvs through the air. tens of millions could still be in danger. donald trump wins the nevada caucuses in a landslide. marco rubio surges to second. he'll be with us. is your phone secretly recording you, how some apps steal your personal information and your money. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. look up. it's going to cross right in front of us. >> oh, my god. >> wind picked up and sounded like a bomb hitting the house, basically. deadly storms sweep through the south.
the southeast atlantic coast to the middle east atlantic coast. >> we love nevada! thank you! >> donald trump winning the nevada caucuses and leaving rubio and cruz far behind. >> donald became president? nobody know what he would do. he doesn't know what he would do. >> sanders went after clinton over her wall street speeches. >> i'm very happy to release all of my paid speeches to wall street. here it is, chris! there ain't none! >> worry about the zika virus spreading. u.s. health officials say 14 cases may have been sexually transmitted. republicans aren't blasting the plan to close guantanamo bay. >> this is what i think of the president's plan. to send terrorists to the united states. >> in new york, two window washers had to be plucked from the country's tallest hotel.
people fighting. >> all that. >> the next generation of robots looks so much like humans, it's kind of scary. >> oh, no! >> oh! i just threw that up. i drew that up at the time-out. >> and all that matters. >> bernie sanders who has had trouble attracting african-americans voters just got a high profile endorsement from spike lee. >> for bernie's sake, i hope it's better than other spoik lee'slee spike lee's endorsements. >> the vatican spokesman clarified the pope wasn't attacking trump. trump went toe-to-toe with the victor of christ and the pope blinked. just put a poster of him in the chapel. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump is now in a
his big victory in nevada, building even more momentum toward the republican nomination. after a turbulent night of voting, trump won the nevada caucuses with 46% of the vote. >> marco rubio finished second, just ahead of ted cruz and senator rubio will join us in a moment. first, dean reynolds is outside caesar's palace in las vegas to show us how trump won big again. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump got more votes than ted cruz and marco rubio combined last night and he did it by winning nearly every voter category, according to cbs news exit polling. so when he took the stage here last night, he was really pumped. >> we will be celebrating for a long time tonight. have a good time. have a good time. >> reporter: celebrating his big night in nevada, donald trump declared victory across the board. >> we won with young, we won
educated, we won with poorly educated! i love the poorly educated! >> number one with hispanics. i'm really happy about that! >> reporter: trump rejected the notion he has a ceiling of support and laughed at conservatives who are calculating how he could lose. >> and if you could add them up, because, you know, the other candidates amount to 55%. so if they could -- they keep forgetting when people drop out, we are going to get a lot of votes. they keep forgetting. they don't say it. >> reporter: long lines pointed to a big turnout for trump and 60% of caucus go-ers said they are angry at the ferguson and more than 60% want the president to come from outside the political system. >> one week from today will be the most important night of this campaign. >> reporter: looking past his third place finish, ted cruz took the stage in las vegas,
home state of texas. arguing he is the only remaining candidate who can dethrone the front-runner. >> the only campaign that has beaten donald trump and the only campaign that can beat donald trump is this campaign. >> thank you. >> reporter: leaving nevada before caucusing began, marco rubio watched the results from michigan, where he urged voters to look beyond emotion. >> we can't just elect someone that is angry. we have to elect someone that can make a difference and someone that will win. >> reporter: now, early reports of some irregularities at the caucuses, people not being allowed in or others double voting appeared to be overblown. but the republican national committee did call the process controlled kayus. in fact, the ballot was a little confusing with voters being allowed to choose from among 11 candidates.
gayle? >> thank you, dean. this is a question what will it take to stop donald trump? delegates. republican voters in 11 states will hand out almost 600 delegates on super tuesday. cbs news election director is here to where we take a stand on that. anthony, can donald trump mathematically be stopped? >> mathematically, yes, but it's politically going to get harder. after last night's big win in nevada, donald trump has a commanding 81 to 17 delegate lead over cruz and rubio what is given out so far. on super tuesday we will see 595 delegates in play and mainly across the south and full of kinds of voters donald trump has been winning like conservatives and evangelicals. if he keeps up this pace, then he can going to have at least 281 delegates coming out of super tuesday. partlily because of the rules
that means based on how many votes you get, not just whether you win or lose, that makes it even harder for everyone else to catch him. now, there is still time. it takes over 1,200 delegates to win and further down the road on march 15th, there are big delegate prizes in states like florida and ohio. those states are winner take all. the question for folks like cruz and rubio, can they hang on that long? charlie? >> thanks, anthony. florida senator and republican presidential candidate marco rubio is with us from grand rapids, michigan. good morning, senator. >> good morning. >> reporter: congratulations on your second place showing in nevada. many people are asking this question this morning -- as the group narrows, as the establishment's so-called makes endorsements and many of them, is it simply too little too late to stop donald trump, especially if he does very well -- - >> no.
super tuesday voting? >> yeah. i think it's important to take a deep breath here. first of all, the republican nomination is decided by delegates. over 1,200 delegates you need to have and we are nowhere that number of people have been filed, much less being able to win them. and nthat sense the votes happening between now and the 15th and before the 15th all of these states are aawarding delegates proportionately. it's not how many states you win but how many delegates you pick up. there are plenty of states out there in the winner take all category if you win them, you more than catch up. so i think what needs to happen here, though, this race needs to continue to narrow because donald trump, for example, he underperformed mitt romney yesterday in nevada. four years ago, mitt romney got 50% of the vote there so shows a significant number of republicans even in nevada who are not -- do not want donald trump to be their nominee but right now divided up among four people. >> right now, you have yet to beat him, including the latest poll in your home state of florida.
state. at what point, at what state do you think you're going to be the one to trump donald trump? >> well, we will with win in florida. now that governor bush is no longer in the race. i filled up a lot of the support in florida so that will help us. again, as far as going into next week, we feel great about every state on the map. has to be a coalescing here and i think that process began after south carolina and i think continue after our second place showing in nevada last night. if we are going to keep working hard. we are in michigan already and here last night for a rally and headed to houston, texas, today for the debate tomorrow and a rally today. we feel great about the work we are putting in and what it's leading to when this process plays out. >> senator rubio, we keep hearing the party doesn't want it but the people tell a different story how they feel about donald trump. have you asked jeb bush for his endorsement? >> first of all, the people in every state that has voted, the overwhelming majority, including last night, 55% of the people
and that is helping him right now divided among the other people. i haven't discussed an endorsement with jeb bush and we are friends and i look forward to visiting him soon. >> can i ask you about the issues before the republican people, the ones you have debated. one of your opponents, senator cruz this week said that he would have federal agents knock on the doors to find those who are in this country illegally. would you follow that? >> yeah. well, that is a change of position for him obviously now that he is under duress in this campaign and trying to guess -- change his positions once again i guess to appeal and win votes. the bottom line i don't think this country supports and i do not military style tactics. i do think we are going to enforce the law and people are being deported now. if you're here illegally in this country and have you a deportation order, you're going to be deported, especially if you're a dangerous criminal. that is going to happen but i don't think this country is going to support nor do i think we need to support a roundup
we need to secure our border and bring illegal immigration under control and i think the american people will be reasonable and responsible who you deal with people in this country a long time who are not a criminal. >> senator rubio, thank you for joining us. >> thank you. thank you. the democratic road to super tuesday still has to get through south carolina. hillary clinton and bernie sanders reached out to voters at a town hall last night. the poll shows hillary clinton leads the race three days before the primary. nancy cordes is in columbia, south carolina, where she faced new questions about her use of private e-mail system as secretary of state. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, she was asked about a new ruling by a federal judge who said that some state department official and even her own aides should testify under oath whether they set up her private e-mail system to evade public record laws. she says there is no base for it. >> i know there are, you know, challenges about what the state department did or didn't do and
it's just not something that, you know, is going to have any lasting effect. >> reporter: clinton was also asked again whether she would release transcripts of her wall street speeches. >> why is there one standard for me and not for everybody else? everybody should be on a level playing field. >> reporter: sanders was asked if he would be willing to level the playing field. >> i am very happy to release all of my paid speeches to wall street. here it is, chris! there ain't none. >> reporter: in a state where african-americans make up a majority of the democratic electorate sanders accused the republican front-runner of race i'm. >> this birther issue, which we heard from donald trump and others, a racist effort to tie -- to try to delegitimatize the president of the united states. can you imagine that? >> you're making the right choice. >> reporter: earlier, clinton appeared at a emotional gathering at a columbia church. >> she was joined by him the
violence or police brutality whose support she cultivated for months. including the mother of sandra bland. >> i am very angry, but i'm not angry enough to riot. i'm angry enough to vote for this lady. >> reporter: and the mother of trayvon martin. >> we have an opportunity to have someone that is going to stand up for us as african-americans, for us as women! i say my vote goes to hillary clinton. >> reporter:'s thon five women are taking that message all across the state during multiple events throughout the day. without hillary clinton and getting huge crowds. senator sanders is spending most of the week outside of south carolina in super tuesday states where he, charlie, thinks he has a better chance of winning. >> nancy, thanks so much. severe weather is tearing across the south as a series of destructive tornadoes killed at least three people. the violent storms left a trail of devastation from mississippi
one tornado ripped through pensacola last night. >> powerful winds also slammed a trailer park in louisiana where two people were killed. the storms damaged several homes and buildings. more than 80 million americans today still face severe weather threat. the system is moving from the gulf to the mid-atlantic region. david begnaud is in convent, louisiana. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning. 30 people were hurt here. seven critically and two people died. this rv park looks like a disaster zone. shredded rvs tossed like children's toys. this place was packed yesterday. there were people who live here off and on. they work at jobs in the area chemical plants. yesterday, when the tornado rolled through the plants closed and so the park was packed. as the sheriff told me, katrina was the worst hurricane to hit louisiana in modern memory and this, he believes, is the worst tornado. >> look! it's going down! >> reporter: more than two dozen tornadoes were reported across
a deadly outbreak of storms that punished the gulf coast. a portion of the sugar hill trailer park in convent, louisiana, was demolished. two people killed and another seven are in critical condition. >> i heard like a big rumbling sound. the whole entire house start shaking. >> look at thousand these trees were snapped off like toys. >> reporter: we toured the damage with louisiana's governor edwards. >> what makes this tornado different? >> it could not have hit a more vulnerable area. these are travel trailers. these are not even mobile homes that get strapped down and secured. >> reporter: some of the most critically injured were thrown from their rvs and suffered major head trauma. >> you have individuals crawling out of debris and people looking for help. you see walking injured. >> reporter: in the florida panhandle, a tornado tore a two-mile long path of damage. at least six people were injured here. 24 homes were destroyed at this apartment complex in pensacola.
possibly trapped under debris. >> it just felt like a big train just running through. >> look up. look up. >> that looks tornadic. >> reporter: 20 miles east of baton rouge, the capital of louisiana, another tornado was record in prairieville and ripped down the wall of this gold's gym. dozens of people inside at the time but no one hurt. the storm stretched to mississippi where a 73-year-old man was killed after his mobile home was tossed nearly 500 feet. back here at the rv park in convent, louisiana, there were cadaver dogs being used overnight to search for people who may still be missing under the debris. as of this morning, gayle, there are six to seven people unaccounted for. it doesn't mean they are dead. it just means their family keeps calling the sheriff and he can't find those people at a local hospital. >> got to remain hopeful there. thank you, david. the fight over replacing late supreme court justice
senator republicans said they will not consider a nominee from president obama and that breaks precedent. the senate a always given a nominee a hearing since 1875. politico reports that senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said there isn't a snowball's chance in hell that he'll back down. >> the judiciary committee has unanimously recommended there be no hearings. i agree with that. number two this nomination will be filled by the next president elected in november. >> a letter from scalia's doctor says the late justice suffered from heart disease and obesity and diabetes among other ailments. the 79-year-old justice was also a smoker. republicans will strongly challenge the president's plan to close the guantanamo bay prison in cuba. the proposal involves bringing nearly 60 prisoners to the united states and in 2011 congress outlawed the transfer of any inmates into the u.s. they looked at locations to house the prison and that includes the naval bringing in
prison in colorado and the military prison in leavenworth, kansas. apple wants congress to resolve its fight with the fbi rather than the courts. the associated press reports the tech giant plans to make that argument to a federal judge in the standoff over the san bernardino gunman's iphone. cbs news has confirmed justice department is demanding apple's help in other investigations. the fbi has asked the company to unlock a total of 12 devices in nine other cases. apple is fighting the government in at least seven of those cases. phone. a prosecutor says uber driver accused in the deadly kalamazoo, michigan, shooting rampage planned to kill more people. surveillance video shows dalton before the killing spree. they say he bout a jacket with handgun. people and seriously hurt two others. there is a hopeful new
plan for a partial truce in syria. in a phone call, syria president bashar al asaid told russian president vladimir putin his government will help implement the plan. the agreement broken by the u.s. and russia takes effect at midnight on friday. it does not cover isis or the al qaeda affiliated neutral front. the nephew of robert f. kennedy could head back to prison. ahead the new push by prosecutors to convict michael this is it. this is your local weather. it's a mess. i know fellow ginger normally wears a hardhat. today you need more than that. conditions now. it's the heavy rain later isolated thunderstorms possible and those gusty winds. we are going to warm up during the course of the afternoon and into the evening. one to two inches of rain before
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scare and good morning. a soggy start. there are pockets of heavy rain out there. i am chris wragge. john has your forecast in a moment. an update on a fatal fire in brooklyn. the mother of a two-year-old girl is under arrest after the child died. the little girl was said to have been alone at the time of the fire. there are three hours after it broke out unaccounted with the mother leila aquino alerted investigators that her daughter was missing. there is no word what caused the fire. new this morning a man was stabbed in the neck after an argument on the m train in brooklyn. it happened after 11 last night. police took the suspect in custody at the myrtle avenue in bed-sty. happening today prosecutors in connecticut are expected to
court asking the judge to put michael is skikel back in jail. he was freed after 11 years. in 2012 a judge granted him a new trial. he is still awaiting that trial. >> this is it. it is grey, drizzly out there. right now. 38 with an east wind. feels cooler than that. they are celebrating in montvale because jenna miller is turning 18. in mahwah 39. there is some warm air on the move. unfortunately, happy birthday, i hope it doesn't rain. rain pushing through the area and on again, off again breaks. it's a big area of low pressure and the bulk of the rain holds off until later today and into tonight where we could see some isolated thunderstorms overnight. model's very bullish on this system.
today, people in this country are up in arms. they are furious. they are seething with rage. 0 about starbucks new reward system. this is all so frustrating. if only there was some way for people to make their own coffee at home. >> starting april, you will no longer get one point or star per visit. instead, they will give you two stars for every dollar spent. sounds fair, right? well, wake up! i believe that this is the revolution that bernie sanders is talking about! >> that is brilliant. >> people take their coffee seriously. >> remember the days when we used to make coffee in the office or at home? i still make coffee at home. >> it can still be done, i've
morning." coming up in this half hour, the nephew of robert f. kennedy on could face a new murder trial. prosecutors want him back in prison. ahead, the development of a case that is more than 40 years old. dr. dave agus is here to talk about the zika virus. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says donald trump is not the classic power broker he may portray himself to be. the times said trump did not make the top ten in list of major condominium developers and power players in real estate. he also does not belong to influential trade groups. trump said he started going international and national and running for president, which is, quote, cooler than all of that. >> okay. >> you like that, don't you? >> i do. i think it's very telling. "usa today" looks at the u.s. marshal's heavy use of cell
track nearly 6,000 suspects. the tools raised privacy concerns because they also intercept information about other phones in the area. the marshal services is the most prolink known users of those devices. the survey says marshals use subjects. >> 72 million dollar jury award involving baby powder. jacqueline has a lawsuit. the company is expected to appeal saying their products are safe and the health care giant could face more than a thousand dollar cases. britain aguardian" on a huge recall on mars chocolate company. the united states is not among the recall. the discovery is plastic in a snickers prompted the move. the effective products including mars, mickey way, snickers,
reports on a new twist in more than 40-year-old murder case involving the nephew of robert f. kennedy. prosecutors in connecticut could petition for michael skakel to return to prison. a judge in 2013 overturned his conviction for the death of his 15-year-old neighbor martha moxley. "48 hours" correspondent peter van zandt shows us the next chapter in this murder mystery. >> reporter: in 2013 a judge decided michael skakel received an inadequate defense from his trial lawyer mickey sherman. prosecutors see this hearing as their last shot at reinstating skakel's conviction. if the state supreme court rules in skakel's favor, prosecutors will get a new trial. >> mr. skablegkel has been through this before. the hearing in the highest court in connecticut comes 40 years after martha moxley was found dead outside of her home.
>> i'm praying that i can find justice for martha. >> reporter: the case has been a roller coaster for the skakel and moxley families and has remained in a spotlight, partly, because skakel is the nephew of ethyl kennedy, robert f. kennedy's widow. skakel's new criminal defense lawyer says the family dynamic has brought unwanted attention. >> this case is not about the kennedy family. >> reporter: but skakel's cousin, attorney robert kennedy jr., fought for years to get the conviction overturned. >> i am utterly convinced he did not do the crime. >> reporter: the 2013 appeal centered on skakel's attorney mickey sherman provided a confident defense. skakel testified his former lawyer was more interested in his own public profile. >> he was hanging out with the press. he said he was a media hoar. >> reporter: the judge agreed and said sherman did not point
seger says he won't make the same mistake. who killed marriage moxley? >> that is a great question. i can tell you michael skakel is innocent of this crime and he certainly didn't kill marriage moxley. >> reporter: but someone within his own family may have. >> that is possible. his own brother, that's possible. >> reporter: and that brother, attorney steven seger, is referring to is tommy skakel, two years older than michael. it could be several months before the supreme court issues its ruling. until then, michael skakel remains free on $1.2 million bond. >> very interesting, peter. thank you very much. the cdc is investigating 14 possible u.s. cases of zika virus that may have been spread through sex. the new cases include several pregnant women and brings the u.s. total to at least 105 travel-related cases covering 24 states and washington, d.c. our dr. david agus is here. david, good morning. this even surprised officials at the cdc. >> reporter: surprised but there
zika virus can be transmitted and present in sperm and been around several years so it's not new, but i think the number of cases this early on when zika is in the u.s. is a very small amount is surprising. >> what does it mean? >> well, what it means is that we have been giving warnings to women, volunteer traveling and especially if you're going to get pregnant. now what it means is we have shown or certificates have shown zika in sperm for up to 60 days and so what it means is anybody traveling in those regions and having sex, they need to have protection or abstain from sex. >> they might not know they have it. >> you're right. many people may have no symptoms of zika. we don't know if they can have zika virus in their sperm and not documented but especially possible with the new cases. zika virus is, obviously, here in the united states. as mosquito season comes in the gulf coast it will spread dramatically. >> what is the recommendation now?
pregnant women and now talking about men and sexually transmitted disease. >> you remember the '80s? we were worried about hiv at the time. now you have to ask people about their travel history. we need a quick test for the virus. we need to accelerate vaccines. you need to be very careful if somebody you're considering having sex with had travel to south america or a place where there is the zika virus. >> what is a diplomatic way to ask that question? >> you'll have to ask charlie on that one. >> i cannot get an answer. do mosquitoes have any redeeming value? >> well, only women mosquitoes -- >> only women mosquitoes sting or bite you. >> men don't bite? >> you're right. we can eliminate all of the mosquitoes but the frogs will be upset. ecosystem out there. once you hit one thing, other things are affected also. mosquitoes have killed more people in this world than -- >> the most dangerous animal on the planet. >> they are? >> yes.
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the number jumps as high as 97% among the top paid apps on those devices. anna werner is here with the hackers mergeed. >> reporter: whether it's apps that help target you or help hackers rip you off, you want to do your housework before downloading apps. >> any way that hi money they could take, they got a hold of it. >> reporter: california's susan harvey says she was a victim after she used a debit card to download a slot machine game app to her smoen. >> it was something you purchased for $15. >> reporter: when she went to reload the game she found hundreds of purchases had been made. by her math, more than 500 hundred dollars. >> i was sick. i didn't know what they were. >> some of the information the
they should be asking for. >> reporter: that thorough stroerstory is no surprise to gary whose company tracks malware. what are the consequences. >> you'll lose your identity. you wonder why there was a transaction and got neurobank account and paid a bill that doesn't exist. >> reporter: he says when you download an app, you're also giving the app permission to access other parts of your phone. like an alarm clock app that can track phone calls. >> you think an alarm clock needs all of those per missions? access to the internet over the wi-fi? your call information calls you made and call history and i.d. classwork. >> reporter: as he showed us in a demonstration of what could happen when someone takes a photo of a check to send to their bank. what happens to the check now? >> well, the flashlight app spies on the camera and notice
and shipped it off to a server somewhere far away. >> reporter: last year the group fireeye discovered 11 apps that gathered users sensitive information and sent it to a remote server and it included the following. apple fought back by removing the apps and putting stricter security measures in place. >> they go to at your gps, your contacts list to build a profile you on. >> reporter: some apps are collecting information simply for advertising purposes. for advertising purposes. in 2014, the federal trade commission settled a lawsuit with a company over its popular brightest flashlight app, alleging it transmitted consumers personal information to third-parties without telling them. but gary says he has found another flashlight app that can do much more troubling things. >> this one turns on your microphone in the background, listens in on you and sends an
discovered in beijing. >> reporter: you're saying they are actually listening to people's conversations and sending that audio back to beijing? >> yeah. we have tracked it. i can show you where it does it. >> reporter: where is it on this map? >> a few blocks from tiananmen square. >> reporter: he gave that app to the fbi. his recommendation? >> we really have to look at our phone and say this is really a personal computer that fits this our pocket. let's shut down all of the apps we don't use and delete apps that don't make sense and reduce the risk of being spied on. >> reporter: the creator of the brightest flashlight app settled with the ftc and agreed to erase all of the information it had gathered. a judge dismissed susan's lawsuit. saying she failed too late. way to shake us all up this
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good morning. 7:56 on this wednesday, february 24. pockets of heavy rain today along with powerful winds. i am chris wragge. john elliott will have your forecast coming up in just a moment. new information on a city teacher kicked out of the classroom for allegedly hitting a student. he has been arrested and charged. a teacher at ps194 in harlem is accused of assault and acting in a matter injureious for a child. the seven-year-old suffered bruises on his back. cbs2 has confirmed he had at least four disciplinary actions taken against him in the past. new information on monday's deadly crash on the new jersey turnpike. a man charged with two counts
manslaughter and homicide. he rear-ended a car sending it coming eastbound traffic. it was then hit by a van, her father. seriously hurt. hahn is being held at the hudson county jail with bail set at $1 million cash. department goes to court defending high sodium warning labels. a lawsuit by the national restaurant association is challenging the measure. the law effects restaurants with 15 outlets here or nationwide. they are required to post warnings on individual menu items. now let's get over to john elliott who's got your forecast. >> dreary and dang. disagreeably damp. we have fog and rain. wind out of the east at 25. it feels cooler than that 38.
new rochelle at 39 the right now. light rain. we will see on again, off again breaks. we are concerned about this line of heavy showers. that will push through in concert with some very gusty winds. could see winds gusty to 50 miles per hour tonight. >> thanks so much. i am chris wragge. we are back with another local update in about 25 minutes.
this. it is wednesday, february 24th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including why donald trump is dominating the republican race. columnist and author mike lupica is here. he calls some other candidates real losers. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> this rv park looks like a disaster zone. shredding rvs tossed like children's toys. donald trump got more votes than ted cruz and marco rubio combined so he was really pumped. >> donald trump has a commanding delegate lead, but on super tuesday, we are going to see 595 delegates in play. >> what state do you think that you're going to be the one to "trump" donald trump?
>> if a state supreme court rules in skakel's favor, prosecutors will get a new trial. you remember the '80s. you had to ask everybody their sexual history and we were all worried about hiv at the time. now you have to ask people about their travel history. >> what is a diplomatic way to ask that question? >> you'll have to confer with charlie on that one. you're saying they are actually listening to people's conversations and sending that audio back to beijing? >> yeah. we tracked it. can i show you. >> way to shake us all up, anna werner. >> hillary clinton visited the set of the '80s tv hit "the scandal." is that really the show you should be visiting right now? why not drop by the set of "i did nothing wrong"? announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by nationwide. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. severe weather today threatens more than 80 million americans after a series of
threats of tornadoes and flooding stretch from the gulf coast to the southeast and mid-atlantic. the storm's system is blamed for at least three deaths. yesterday, in the south. >> more than two dozen tornadoes were reported across five southern states, one of them tore through pensacola, florida. 24 homes were destroyed at this apartment complex. devastating winds ravaged a trailer park in convent, louisiana. two people were killed there. at least seven others are in critical condition today. the presidential campaign is marching toward super tuesday, the biggest day so far. but south carolina democrats still have to vote this saturday. hillary clinton and bernie sanders held a town hall there last night. they talked to voters about money and politics and racism in america in a state where a large number of democrats are african-americans. right. i have a record that already demonstrates my willingness to take on wall street and financial interests. and there is no question about that. >> the people like the koch brothers, okay?
they and a few of their billionaire friends are going to spend $900 million on this campaign. i think that stinks. i think that is undermining the american democracy. >> we have serious chagschallenges and i think it's important for people and particularly white people to be honest about those and to recognize our experiences may not equip us to understand what a lot of our african-american fellow citizens go through every single day. >> my dad, as i mentioned, came from poland. i'm running for president. guess what. nobody has asked for my birth certificate. maybe it's the color of my skin. i don't know. >> clinton heard stephen colbert respond to an interview where she was asked by scott pelley if she has ever lied. >> you're asking me -- i don't believe i have ever. i don't believe i ever will. i'm going to be the best i can
>> how can you be this bad? just say no! just say no! even -- even richard nixon knew to say, i am not a crook! he didn't say it has always been my intention as far as i believe, i will do the best i cannot to be a crook. will you lie is the home run of campaign questions. you just say no! and then touch all of the bases! >> is that a question that you'd like another shot at answering? >> i'll just say no. >> with three days left before the primary, clinton still leads the polls in south carolina. have you guys ever told a lie? >> have you? >> have you? >> yes. >> have you? >> yes, i have. >> the polls got it right in nevada. confessed! thank you.
>> i'm just waiting -- >> i'm waiting to find the person who has never told a lie! >> mike lupica my be that man. donald trump got another decisive win in nevada and won by 22 points and beating his rivals in virtually every voter category. marco rubio in second ahead of ted cruz by nearly 2,000 votes. trump celebrated a victory in las vegas. >> we have maesamazing numbers coming out of tennessee and arkansas and florida. it is going to be an amazing two months. we might not need the two
mike lupica is known for his pro pro provoctary comments. mike, welcome back. >> great to have you here. >> have you ever told a lie? >> yes! yes! >> we want to keep the record going. >> no, but when scott pelley asked her that question, all i could think was the day somebody said to tom brady and he said, are you a cherting? and he said, i don't think so. the answer is no! >> but you could lie without knowing you lied? >> yeah. but then -- then, charlie, it becomes, you know, a definition of what is a lie. >> we are not going there, are we? >> no. >> you've known donald trump a long time. >> yes. >> what is it about donald trump you think has connected in 2016? >> charlie, i don't think he knew how angry people were about, not just congress, but the president as well. so he tapped into something that ithis was more profound than knew.
him throughout this process, he always says the same thing, come on, aren't you a little bit surprised? and i would always say, yes, yes! >> no, no, listen. if somebody had told you eight years ago that a first-term senator, african-american from illinois was going to take on the clinton machine and beat them, you would have said, yeah, right. but this is way more surprising than that. >> here is the point too. it is within his dna, the ability to capitalize on the anger. >> yes. and i'll tell you something else he does and it's been interesting to watch. he will find your weakest point and attack it, okay? and he'll listen to three hours and he'll seize on the one thing that he can use. when hillary clinton called him sexist, he put her husband into play at warped speed and when jeb bush thought he would bring his brother out of the bull pen, like the first army coming over the hill, he went right after him on iraq.
which was right to a quality that people seem to -- >> jeb bush, if you would ask me at the start of this thing to bet my own money, i would have bet on jeb bush way back before trump came down the escalator. now you look at him and he is like the nice boy with his book bag and lunch money walking to school and he is almost at school. he thinks it's going to be a great day at school! and then? >> then this guy is waiting for him on the street corner! >> do you think donald trump will be the nominee? >> i do. >> yeah. >> i think that the only way that he doesn't is if cruz pulls out of the race. my wife was saying the other day, she says, why doesn't cruz pull out? honey, he thinks he is still going to be president. and rubio, i think, is the only one that would possibly have an avenue, but as he continues to pick up momentum -- charlie, my favorite thing is the second and third place finishers declaring victory. it's my favorite!
after the super bowl and throwing themselves a victory parade. >> to be fair to them this is a game of a proportional map at this stage in the race and they are tracking the delegates. even if you give trump the same percentage through march 1st and march 15th, he's on the path to getting those 1,200 delegates even with that slice. >> any metric you look at i think the only one who has a chance now is rubio. >> he has to -- he would have to sweep florida and ohio. >> but he's got to win something! he can't make any kind of case for himself with the american people that the second place finishes somehow make him the odds on favorite to beat hillary clinton in november. >> just a capping point about expectations. it is expectations that allows people to declare themselves a winner, even though they came in second. >> but ted cruz, the other night in south carolina, said we made history tonight. i'm thinking, what kind of history? you're in the south. you can't walk a block without
>> thank you, mike. >> okay. >> are you done? >> well, no! >> okay. >> no, no, no. mike, we are delighted you're here. i'm just kidding. >> that's fine. >> there is a clock. it's not you. >> that's not welcoming! >> it wasn't hostile. >> it wasn't welcoming! >> mike, you need a hug. some are calling it the black oscars. >> where are you? >> all def movie awards want to be exclusive busy day today. you've got some light rain and drizzle, some dreary conditions, a little bit of icing in the hudson valley. the more significant rain is this afternoon and tonight overnight we could see an isolated thunderstorm. line of showers with that embedded heavy rain pushing through. could lead to localized flooding. plus, along the coast
you got to watch out for that. we will wrap it up midday thursday. brighter and cooler friday. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by nationwide. nationwide sois on your side ahead, a field trip for fans of the blockbuster musical "hamilton." >> i'm chip reid at alexander hamilton's south in northern manhattan.
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>> every punch i've ever thrown has been my own. you might show me how to do this? i'm ready. >> that is michael b. jordan with sylvester stallone in "creed." no person of color was nominated in any acting category for the second year in a row. entertainment co-host kevin frazier is in los angeles where a new show called the "all def movie awards" is taping tonight. >> you may find yourself between two rocks and a hard place this sunday. chris returns to host the oscars but his younger brother tony is leading an all new awards show and created by russell simmons and it's a more exclusive alternative. so this will be the stage?
we will build a staircase. >> reporter: comedian tony rock isn't looking to spoil his bringing brother's big night but the awards show he is hosting is looking to disrupt hollywood's status quo. >> hopefully, this awards show will create dialogue and get things moving as far as the oscars is concerned and casting is concerned and how people produce and right and how we are perceived in television and how we are shown in the media. >> i don't understand why black people feel this undieing need to be down to white people all the time. >> reporter: this launched tmz documented dieatribe. >> our movies and our culture. >> reporter: your rant was epic? >> yeah, it was epic. >> reporter: but when you get down to nuts and bolts, is this something that you need? and if you have this, then do you no longer worry about the oscars?
about the oscars, but this is needed because dialogue always, you know, can create a change. >> reporter: while the all fed movie awards were created to make a point, the show, produced by media mogul and def jam cofounder russell simmons -- >> we poke fun at the oscars and everybody else, but this is about celebrating people who might not otherwise get celebrated and movies. like, i can't expect 94-year-old white guys to vote on "outta compton." why would i? >> hey. >> it did get a nod on the all def picture of best pictures nominees but the awards will go to categories like best hopeful white person. >> harrison ford. "star wars." "star wars." "star wars." significant vester sylvester stallone.
>> you continue to deny my work. the world will deny my work. >> will smith. >> and legendary producer norman lear. >> reporter: who created the show? >> yes. we are moving on up >> george jefferson walked with swagger. >> we don't have to go anywhere. look around! we are already there! >> he cursed white people out. >> who you calling crazy? . >> norman lear will do something we don't have to go back then. big screen will show some of the room. >> reporter: tony rock is promising to bring his irreverent star to "the all def movie awards." he says you can spp someexpect some edges in the oscars.
black efficientlephant in the room. he is known for saying things people wish they could say and getting away with and he is going to push the envelope and he is going to do all of that. >> the all def movie awards will air on fusion tv. last night a star-studded turnout and robert downey jr. there to honor don cheadle and also honored was diahann carroll. they he accepted the award, he said this is the only award i'm concerned about. >> the best helpful white person award, you will not see that at the oscars. >> norman lear? >> no. special category. >> he got a special category. >> sylvester stallone may win that one. emotion overcomes celine dion during her return to the vegas stage. ahead, the powerful tribute to her late husband. you're watching "cbs this
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>> good morning. it's 8:25 on this wednesday, february 24. you are going to need your umbrella today. i am mary calvi. new information this morning on a city teacher kicked out of the classroom for allegedly hurting a student. he has now been arrested and charged. a teacher at ps194 in harlem is accused of assault and acting in a matter injureious to a child. the child's mother says her seven-year-old suffered bruises on his back. cbs2 has confirmed couey has had four disciplinary actions in the past. a man was stabbed on the m train last night. a victim accused a man of taking his phone. an argument ensued and the suspect slashed the victim in the neck and hand. the victim was treated for
suspect was taken into custody. commissioner bratton. the nypd is being sued by some minority officers who claim they were pressured to meet q quotas. >> we are pushing it to reduce crime. the city of newark has banned uber and lyft drivers from newark liberty airport and penn station. they say the cars violate an ordinance for commercial vehicles to be licensed. uber says newark should welcome drivers using uber to support families. let's get a check on your rainy weather. here's john. >> it's a bit of a challenging day. it's starting to warm up and that is one of the features. a big push out of the south. numbers in the 30 cooler.
this afternoon 53. likely warmer than that tonight. again it speaks to the energy affiliated with this. it's light rain through morris, essex, staten island. after a few breaks you see a few more lines and then this line, if it holds together, and the geometry is such, we will likely see some of the energy affiliated with that. once the front pushes through could see a thunderstorm overnight. so it's a long duration event. light rain to start. periods of heavy rain this afternoon and the possibility of one to over two, well over two inches of rain in spots. so we're concerned about local flooding before we wrap this up midday thursday, and cooler and dry friday. thank you is so much. we are back with another local update in 25 minutes. i'm mary calvi.
just a moment. now let's make that random call with today's 10,000 dollar question, who shot alexander hamilton in that famous dduel? >> hello? >> hello. for $10,000 -- >> excuse me? >> wait. >> the first got milk commercial aired back in 1983. a history buff knew the answer to a call-in question, who shot alexander hamilton but he has trouble saying who shot alexander hamilton, charlie rose. >> remember? >> ding, ding, ding. >> because he is out of milk! that is one of the fun facts i learned when i went to see "hamilton." you learn a lot going to see that play. i knew very little about him. highly recommend. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour,
the musical "hamilton." it is enjoy norginormous in this city. how the store can be seen beyond the stage. >> how do you spell that? >> >> you learn something new in our sew show. dr. tara narula is in our green room. why women fare worse than men. >> ginormous fact. >> that's true. she has got a good excuse. >> let's show you some of this
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breakfast because they have to clean up the bowl afterwards. heart disease is the number one cause of death in women. it affects more than 6 million women every year. recent studies from the american heart association show how women's symptoms are often overlooked or misunderstood. our dr. tara narula is a cardiologist at lennox hill hospital and also a spokesman for the american heart association. good morning. >> good morning. >> why do women fare worse? >> right. since 1984 the annual more tall i didn't think for cardiovascular is longer for women. they have longer hospitalizations and more remissions and there are multiple reasons for this. one of the reasons is age. women tend to have their carve events cardiovascular event older at
women have more risk factors like hypertension and tobacco, debates, depression and psycho in addition their presentation can be different. they can have atypical symptoms that can be misdiagnosed and either not tailored specifically to women or they are not receiving the appropriate guidelines. it? i mean, does treatment and the fact they are somehow not as recognition? >> there's an attitude problem >> exactly. >> the go red for women movement was established in 2004 to increase awareness and done well but 55% of women recognize that heart disease is a health threat. women don't recognize the symptoms or if they do they blow them off and say i don't have time to go to the doctor, i have to pick up my kid or go to work or they are afraid or embarrassed. then the biology issue. we are learning that the biology of women's heart disease may be different from men in terms of how they have their heart
the mechanisms of their blood vessel dysfunction. let's not forget the health care practitioners and doctors who are also to blame here, in part, for misdiagnosing heart disease in women and for not as often sending them for diagnostic evaluation, not giving them the guideline related treatment. we have a ways to go. >> other than raising awareness, what else can we do other than? >> right. >> -- telling people? >> women can do a lot. 80% of this is preventable. one of the things the aha is promoting a well women's visit. you go as a woman to see an internist and talk about your risk factors before you get to a point where you have a problem. you should know your family history. >> everybody should, shouldn't they? >> most people wait until they have a problem. >> they do, unfortunately. >> thank you. >> accolades keep coming for the broadway hit musical "hamilton." it won the kennedy prize on monday. the cast wowed grammy viewers.
at least january of next year. the show is based on alexander hamilton, our nation's first treasury secretary. chip reid spoke with the author who helped the founding father find new life. chip, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. , you know, george washington and thomas jefferson are over this town but good luck finding alexander hamilton. yes, you can pull a 10 dollar pill out of your wallet or come here to this galgalaxy. now he is getting his turn in the spotlight. >> reporter: behind the wrath-inspired lyrics and hip-hop, new york's most talked about show "hamilton" served up a history lesson like no musical ever before. >> reporter: until recently, alexander hamilton was best
10 dollar bill. broadway. so this is. >> hamilton grange where he lived the last couple of years of his life. then you have to remember, chip, this would have been very far north of the city at the time. this would have been virtual >> reporter: about a hundred blocks north of the theater is where the real alexander lived in what is known as hamilton heights. ron chernow wrote the biography on which the muvenlgsical is based. what is it like for you to be siting here? >> it's a thrill to be in this house because it's the only house we know he ever owned. >> reporter: it is an example of a immigrant born out of wedlock and orphaned as a child and
general george washington's top aide and a signer of the constitution and founder of the coast guard and the new york post was hamilton a genius? evil genius? >> not for me. >> reporter: but for some people? >> some people. >> reporter: a visionary? >> undoubtedly. >> reporter: insecure? >> to an extent. >> reporter: how about temperamental? >> definitely. >> reporter: definitely temperamental? >> i think people that attracts people to alexander hamilton, there's so many things about him you can niradmire but, at the same time, you can identify with him. >> reporter: play writewright decided to tell his stories behind rap. in a "60 minutes" interview,
>> i believe that form is uniquely suited to tell hamilton's story. it has rhythm and it has density and if hamilton had anything in his writings, density. >> reporter: his furious disputes with the other founding fathers were legendary, including a decades long rivalry with thomas jefferson over slavery which hamilton opposed and over the future of the young republic. >> hamilton had a vision of the country and not only true traditional agriculture but there would be large cities and factories and stock exchanges. >> reporter: hamilton died in a duel at the age of 49. at his grave in lower manhattan, there's a surge of visitors here to remember the man who history almost forgot. he died more than 200 years ago and now he's getting his turn in the limelight. >> his name is literally up in
that. >> reporter: the alexander hamilton craze is showing no signs of slowing down. ron chernow's book has been on the best seller list 18 weeks and six weeks longer than in 2004 when it first came out. yesterday. i'm one of the ones! thank you so much, chip. i marvel that here is lynn reading his book on vacation and play. >> so good. notwithstanding all of the attention when that play is being produced by theater groups in high schools all over the world. >> can i see that happening really easily, charlie. >> awesome. >> a great, great play. chip, thank you again. consumer what's that? that's right. alexander hamilton telling me he is upset everybody loves him but they want to take him off the $10 bill. just doesn't seem right. okay.
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and fat and saturated fat and sodium. welcome, trisha. >> we wanted to look at prepared foods. people are busy and looking at convenient options to make dinner and get it on the table fast. we wanted to see what was in them nutritionally because those foods are not required to provide any nutritional information. >> let's get specific. what did you find when you looked at whole foods breaded take tilapia? >> we found they were similar in sodium and found the restaurant meal was slightly higher in calories in sodium and fat. >> what does that tell us or what are you suggesting? >> it really tells us that, you know, they are all more or less the same and it really does mean that homemade is usually the best option. >> so we reached out to whole foods but have not heard back
that. this is what you did. the grocery stores. what did you tell them to do? >> we asked the secret shoppers to buy the dishes we identify as being available regularly and asked them to ask the store clerks, the people behind the counters about the food, where the food was prepared and how the food was prepared. >> one of them went to shop rite's chicken march enen marsala? >> what did you find out? >> we found the same dish from two different locations of the store varied widely in sodium content from 363 milligrams to a thousand milligrams in the same sized serving. >> how do you explain that? >> you know, it's just that the foods are not prepared consistently and people are not, you know, they are not adhering necessarily maybe to the store's recipe or the clerk throws an extra bunch of sodium in. you just don't know. >> shop rite has coming to say.
represent the depth of their prepared food options and that they do provide healthy dishes for their customers to that, you say? >> yeah, i think that they do. i think there are some that they do, but i think the real issue with this is nobody knows which ones are healthy and which ones aren't because there are no nutritional information and that store doesn't provide nutritional information. >> you say rotisserie chicken is a great deal? >> it is and it's $1.66 a found what we found in our tests. >> the whole study is sort of do a check on whether you're getting a good deal and whether the nutrition in is it what you expect or whether it has more salt or sodium than you expect? >> absolutely. >> to those of us who don't have secret shoppers, what are we supposed to do? >> i think that you should -- you have to pay attention to portion sizes. that is big part of this. you also -- ask the clerks about the food. ask they have nutritional information, ask where it was prepared. >> good information. thank you.
her good morning. 8:55 on this wednesday, february 24. a teacher is charged with assault and acting in a matter injureious to a chimed the child's mother says her 7-year-old son suffered bruises on his back. cbs2 has confirmed couey has had four disciplinary actions against him in the past. new information on monday's deadly crash on the jersey turnpike. scott hahn is charged with two counts of manslaughter and two counts of vehicular homicide. police say hahn rear-ended a car at the 14 is c toll plaza sending it through the tolls into on coming eastbound traffic. it was hit by a van killing a six-year-old girl and her father.
hahn is being held at the hudson county jail with bail set at $1 million cash. the city's health department goes to court today defending high sodium warning labels on some restaurant menus. the law effects restaurants with more than 15out let's here or nationwide. it's now 8:56. we are going to check on your weather. rainy day today, john. >> light rain right now. we are going to see some breaks and heavier rain settle in this afternoon. tonight. 39 in the city right now. one out of the east at 25. gusty winds now really tonight. the city. most of this energy coming up out of the south. you see those breaks through midday. pockets of heavy rain and then a line of showers with thunderstorms. we could see one to two to possibly three inches of rain. pockets today more tonight and with tonight that wind fills in.
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