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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, february 15th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." days after the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia, a look back at the justice's life and legacy and a look ahead at the battle for his seat on the bench. thawing out. after a weekend of bone chilling
there might finally be some relief in sight. millions make the pilgrimage to see the pope francis in mexico. how the pope is touching young lives throughout the country. you have an obligation to pick up and leave out of the abyss. and triumph over tragedy. abyss three months after terrorists killed dozens of people at the bataclan theater in paris, the band eagles of death metal is taking the stage once more. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the sudden death of antonin scalia sparked a debate over
senate republicans are digging in their heels, promising not to consider a nominee until a new president is elected. don champion is in washington. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, and-marie. fierce battle lines are already drawn over president obama nominating a successor for scalia. the legal battle already taking shape, it is clear the supreme court could be shorthanded for sometime. a white hearse carries the body of antonin scalia in texas on sunday bound for virginia at the request of his family. the 79-year-old supreme court justice passed away suddenly over the weekend while vacationing al this resort ranch. a judge ruled scalia died of natural causes after consulting with sheriff's deputies and the investigators. >> one of the things that i did ask the sheriff and the marshals who were there if there was any sign of foul play. >> reporter: what did they say? >> absolutely not.
and in the nation's capital, flags flew at half-staff justice. known for his strict conservative reviews, scalia was beloved by his colleagues. >> i attack ideas. i don't attack people. >> reporter: here on capitol hill, the debate is under way over who the president should nominate as scalia's successor >> the president has the right and responsibility to nominate a new supreme court justice. >> we cannot afford to have scalia replaced like with some of the nominees has put there in the past. >> reporter: the president said he will nominate a successor in due time, but senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says any vacancy should be filled once a new president is in office. now, if there is no new justice named by the start of the session, the eight remaining justices have two options. one, they can vote to hear a case a second time once a new colleague is named, or they can uphold a decision by a lower court without setting a
>> don champion in washington, thank you, don. the battle over scalia's long into the high court's upcoming season with some pretty controversial cases on the docket. speaking to jeff glor of the "cbs evening news," cbs news chief legal correspondent jan crawford explains. >> reporter: controversial cases on those hot button social issues divide this court and now with scalia's passing is going to be divided 4-4. so when you got a decision that is 4-4, i mean, that is a tie, the lower court decision is going to stand, but there is no national precedent, so the issue isn't finally resolved, you know, once and for all. that is going to have a big impact this term because there's some really controversial cases, jeff. i mean, there is a case from
abortion clinics. there is a case on affirmative action on the use of race and college emissions. believe it or not, there is another challenge to obamacare. as well as cases on presidential power, like president obama's executive orders on immigration and environmental policy. most of those cases now are unlikely to have a majority decision so they may not really bring about a sweeping change in the law. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will have more on justice scalia's legacy and the brewing battle over replacing him. today, former president george w. bush is scheduled to campaign for his brother in south carolina. during saturday's gop presidential debate, things got heated between front-runner donald trump and jeb bush when trump attacked his brother's performance as commander in chief. >> the world trade center came down -- >> you have the gull to go after my brother. i am sick and tired of him going after my family. my dad is the greatest man alive in my mind.
a reality tv show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. >> when all was said and done, a cbs news poll found 32% of debate watchers thought marco rubio won the debate and 24% said donald trump was the winner and 19%, john kasich. now to the weather. residents in much of the northeast are waking up to another morning of bone chilling cold. record temperatures over the weekend made it dangerous to be outside. winter weather advisories and storm warnings are posted from parts of arkansas to new england where ice, snow, and heavy rain is forecast. over the weekend, at least three people died in a massive pileup in pennsylvania. parts of virginia and the nation's capital are preparing for several inches of snow that is expected to fall today. by last night, heavy snow and ice in greensboro, north carolina, caused treacherous
meteorologist mary kay kleist of our station wbbm is following the storm. >> after record chill this weekend, we have one more bitter day, because we have the jet stream diving far to the south opening the door for that very dense, cold arctic air to sink across the great lakes and across the northeast. so the problem is not out west. with high pressure there, conditions are dry and quiet. all of the cold air is confined to the great lakes this morning with windchills of about 6 in fargo, 7 in minneapolis, but it's the eastern seaboard that is going to be chilly. 3 above for it feels like in new york and 9 below in portland, so bitter cold once again. add to that, a storm. we have a number of weather alerts that are up. a winter storm watch for buffalo the areas in dark blue and a winter weather advisory for purple and pink is a winter storm warning. what will happen is mild air from the south is going to start lifting to the north and east and meet this bitter cold that is that place and that is going to generate ice and snow on the northern end and high temperatures in the eastern
warming up late in the week. >> good news, at least here. after record breaking cold this weekend in new york city, tomorrow, temperatures are expected be in the mid-50s. pope francis travels to mexico's southern border today. it's the midpoint of the pope's visit. yesterday, he took part in an open-air mass before 300,000 people outside of mexico city. adriana diaz has our report. >> reporter: pope francis visited a children's hospital in mexico city where he gave a sick boy medicine. he asked the children to pray for him. a young girl serenaded the pope with a rendition of ava maria. mexico city has been pope francis' hub since he arrived. from here, he is taking daily trips across the country. >> it's good he is here for many people. >> reporter: the holy father also traveled by helicopter on
there, he celebrated an outdoor mass before more than 300,000, the largest event on his six-day historic visit. in his homily, the pope urged mexicans to build a society with equal opportunity for all. an estimated 2 million people lined his motorcade route, many waving vatican flags and balloons. >> amazing! amazing! >> reporter: you liked his white car? propose francis traveled by plane to another region later today to meet with indigenous people living on mexico's southern border. adriana diaz, cbs news, mexico coming up on the "morning news." the eagles of death metal are back on the road and we will hear from the band's lead singer one of the gunmen in the paris terror attacks.
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three months ago, the band eagles of death metal was on stage when islamic terrorists launched multiple attacks in paris. this past weekend, the band kicked off its rescheduled european tour. the band was playing at the bataclan theater where extremists killed 89 people. jesse hughes, the lead singer, said he made it off stage and went into the hallway and came into one of the fighters. >> i saw him in the hallway. when he went to shoot, it hit the door frame, it hit the door. and i opened the door and he started firing and his rounds shut the door behind me. >> the band performs in paris tomorrow. back home. police investigate blow dart attacks on the golden gate bridge. a request for a additional medicaid help in the flint water
those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the detroit free press reports a new plan to help the people of flint. governor snyder is asking the washington to help people with medicaid support. lead went into the city's pipes two years ago. " guardian" is reporting a tragic accident involving a british band. all four members of viola beach and their manager were killed. the car plunged from a bridge into a canal saturday near stockholm, sweden. the band was on its first international tour. "the washington post" is reporting a lawsuit that mentions denver broncos quarterback peyton manning. six women claim the university of tennessee mishandled sexual assault incidents. the complaint by a female trainer against manning dates back 20 years. manning has not commented. "the san francisco chronicle" is reporting a tax using a blow gun.
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it is the biggest night of the year in music. the 58th grammy awards are tonight and there are plenty of performances on tap. teri okita is in los angeles with a preview. good morning. >> reporter: hi. good morning. really look for some very emotional tributes. more emotional than in previous years for sure, because of all the big names that have been lost in the industry this year. also look for some varied performance from artists ranging from the weekend and carrie underwood to justin bieber and lionel richie. rapper and nominee pitbull will rock the grammy stage with a diverse mashup of musicians. >> we are up with joe perry, aerosmith. come on, man. it doesn't get more than rock 'n' roll than that. >> reporter: a grammy tradition and partners artists from
features first-time rising stars. the soul singer will melt her organizers say this year's grammys at staples center is different from previous years. the show will be filled with stirring tributes to honor the have died recently. album of the year contender chris stapleton will lead an all-star tribute to blues icon b.b. king and gary clark jr. and king's close friend bonnie raitt will also perform. >> he is the greatest and more influence than anybody i can rock 'n' roll. >> reporter: lady gaga homage to david bowie is expect to be one of the night's biggest performances. >> it's a medley of nine tunes. >> reporter: nile rogers put together the elaborate tribute. >> this is very personal because it feels like a wonderful way to say good-bye. >> reporter: the biggest spotlight may along to taylor swift who is up for sven grammys and rapper kendrick lamar who leads with 11 nominations.
taylor swift going head-to-head in two of the most covetted categories, song of the year and album of the year, but also nominated together for best pop duo. look for the two of them to have potentially a very good night tonight. >> sounds very good. teri okita in los angeles, thanks very much. you can watch the 58th grammy awards tonight on cbs. it starts at 8:00/7:00 central. this is the "cbs morning news." fortless, shiny, wow nails. amop\. find it in the footcare aisle. hi dad. uh huh. yeah...sorry about that. think about it there must be higher love down in the heart what do you think? and in the stars above hi ted, glad you could join us, we think you'
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. >>. >> good morning, central florida. it is 4:56 on this monday. >> first up, following breaking news after an rv crashed into a ditch and caught fire leaving one person dead. >> a family's home destroyed by fire. how the family managed to get out just in time. that's coming up and much more in a moment. >> let's start this monday off. >> construction once again the
>> i run into it. i talk about it all the time. >> colonial and i-4 an issue. >> we had cold air over the weekend. now we are warming up. it is about near 80 degree temperatures and then a chance for storm late tonight, mainly overnight. if you have plans this afternoon, we'll see more moisture in the form of cloud cover. the break down as we take you to the forecast, we pinpoint the temperatures. the average high, 74. a good bit of cloud cover mixed in with sun. at noon, we are at 72. all the way to 78. a warm day but a fairly cloudy day. the moisture in the atmosphere making it feel muggy, sticky. there's the 6:00 hour. we are at 73 with rain chances at 30%. not a lot of rain to deal with today. it will be late tonight into the
there is the risk for stronger storms. we'll keep a close eye on that. the timing overnight into the early morning drive tomorrow. right now, it is 48 in ocala. 51 in leesburg. 55 in orlando. 66 in melbourne. a range in temperatures. cooler north and west. mild in brevard county in the 60's no. need for a jacket. you see moisture trying to move onshore as an area of high pressure to our east is sending in winds out of the south and southeast. the winds will bring cloud cover. then rain on the way. let's check on the roads with amy in the napleton traffic center. amy, good morning. >> troy, good morning. speaking of timing, the overnight construction still lingers.
i-4. you can see construction barrels remain. the ramp to i-4, that remains closed down because of construction. otherwise your drive times are not doing too bad. on 95, northbound and southbound, we are moving right along along, close to being on time. your morning news begins right now. an rv crashes and goes up in flames. one person is dead dead. >> a family loses their home to fire. the steps they had to take to escape the flames. >> what we could learn as one teen heads back to court. it is 5:00 a.m. i'm david hall. >> i'm bridgett ellison. thank you for waking up with us. troy and amy are here.
watching construction pick up so hopefully not too much longer. >> a lot of folks probably off from work. lucky you. but why are you wit us in you should sleep. storms, so a few changes on the way. >> we had breaking news to get to first. an rv crashes and bursts into flames. one person did not make it. kirsten is live. we know police are still out there. what can you tell us? >> we have been talking with one of the officers on the scene. he tells us they have this whole area tapes off from the exxon gas station over to the dairy queen and the reason for that is there are pieces of this rv that are thrown all over this area. we are actually standing away