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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 week jonedshippend of bone chilling temperatures
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 three months after terrorists killed dozens of people at the bat a clan 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 here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. a partisan debate off nominating his successor. isn't that true republicans are dig in their heels promising not to consider a nominee until a new president is elected. don champion is in washington. don, good morning.
fierce battle lines are already drawn over president obama nominate ago successor for scalia. the legal battle already taking shape, it is clear the supreme court could be shorthanded for sometime. a white house 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 said he died of natural causes after consulting with sheriff's deputies and the investigators. >> one thing i asked the sheriff after he was there if there was any sign of foul play. >> reporter: what did they say? >> they said absolutely not. >> reporter: in the nation's capital, flags flu at half-staff in honor of the longtime just.
conservative reviews, efs be scalia was beloved by his colleagues. >> i attack ideas. i don't attack people. >> reporter: here on capitol hill and on the campaign trail, the debate is already under way over who president obama should nominate as scalia's successor on. >> 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 sucketor in due time but 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 nationwide role. >> don champion in washington,
the battle over scalia's replacement could be brewing long into the high courts upcoming season with some pretty docket. speaking to jeff glor of the "cbs evening news," cbs news chief correspondent jan crawford >> reporter: controversial cases on both hot button social issues divide this court and now with ska rela'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 jeff. i mean, there is a case from abortion clinics. is there a case on affirmative action on the use of race and college emissions.
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. while donald trump was building a reality tv show, my brother
apparatus to keep us safe. >> when all was said and done, a cbs news poll found 72% of debate watchers thought marco rubio won the debate and 24% said donald trump was the winner and 19%, john kasich. people are waiting 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 is forecast. over the weekend, at least three people died in a massive pileup virginia and the nation's capital, they are preparing for several inches of snow that is expected to fall today. by last night, heavy snow and ice in greensboro, north conditions. the storm.
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. 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 mams, 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 ar 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 knees at least here after record breaking cold this weekend in new york city, tomorrow, temperatures are kped to be in the mid-50s. pope francis travels to mexico's southern border today. 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. from here the pope is taking daily trips across the country. people. >> reporter: the holy father also traveled by helicopter on sunday to another city.
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? the pope traveled by plane to another region later today to meet with indigenous people 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 about how he narrowly escaped one of the gunmen in the paris terror attacks. later, this is the "cbs morning news." the gel wave of comfort
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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 39 people. the leader of the band made it off stage and went into the fighters. hit the door. and i opened the door and he started firing and his rounds shut the door behind me. tomorrow. back home. police investigate blow dart
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it is the biggest night of the year in music. the 58th grammy awards are tonight. 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. wrapper and nominee pitbull will rock the grammy stage with a diverse mashup of musicians. >> we are up with joe perry, aerosmith. common it doesn't get more than rock 'n' roll than that. >> reporter: a grammy trarks dition and features first-time rising stars.
voice with a pop star in a doout. 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 musicians who 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 bonnie bonnie bonnie bonnie raitt will also perform. lady gaga homage to david bowie is expect to be one of the performances. 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 seven grammys and rapper kendrick
not only are kendrick lamar and taylor swift going head-to-head in two of the most could have vetted 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 a very good night tonight. >> sounds very good. teri okita in los angeles, thanks very much. you can watch the grammy awards tonight on cbs. it starts at 8:00/7:00 central. this is the "cbs morning news" ." buff, and shine for effortless, 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 and in the stars above hi ted, glad you could join us, we think you' re going to like these numbers.