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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, february 29th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." on its biggest night, chris rock challenges the hollywood establishment. the comedian takes on academy voters and oscar protesters. >> the republican race gets even nastier. donald trump and marco rubio attack each other for the way they look. on this leap day meeting the oldest leaping lady. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. i thank you all for this
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let us not take this planet for granted. i do not take tonight for granted. thank you so much. >> diversity takes center stage at the oscars. >> it's the 88th academy awards, which means this whole no black nominee thing has happened at least 71 other times. >> we are going to win so big. you know, we are leading in every single state? >> is he unstoppable? >> there is no doubt that if donald steamrolls through super tuesday and wins everywhere with big margins that he may well be unstoppable. >> have you seen his hands? they are like this. you know what they say about men with small hands? >> tomorrow, this campaign goes national! >> senator, a disappointing loss in south carolina? >> i won't tell thaw we didn't get beaten and beaten very badly. >> hamilton accused of killing a police officer in virginia will appear in court.
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>> otto warmbier detained in forgiveness. >> save my life! >> a rampage on a religious festival and luckily no one hurt during the festivities. >> all that. >> he hit the shot out of the water in his boxer breven. >> what is going on over there? >> what are you going to do once the big show is over? >> i'm going to the oscar the after-parties. >> 8:00. >> i want you to reach into your millionaire pockets and i want you to buy some of my daughter's girl scout cookies. look at my babies up there! leo, you made 30 million. come on! >> on >> there were no nominees. they were in line to buy t-shirts at the michael bolton concert. the only way they would if they let steve
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that didn't happen. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. e to "cbs this morning." gayle king is off. jeff glor is with us. the academy awards ceremony turns months of racial pointed and entertaining social commentary.elebrating their first acting oscars. >> it was host chris rock who stole the show. he took on the lack of racial diversity head on from the ntil its closing credits. entertainment tonight co-host kevin frazier is in los angeles.ing. no way last night's broadcast could be just about the awards. leonardo dicaprio and brie larson took the acting honors and spotlight and surprise best picture but the
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lack of diversity and the show's host chris rock owned the night. >>e academy awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> reporter: oscar host chris rock wasted actors were white. the jokes coming even out of a commercial break. >> we are black. >> reporter: the broadcast politically charged atmosphere included more the diversity issue. leonardo home the oscar for best actor and took the opportunity to deliver a message about the environment, a passion of his for more than a decade. >> c happening right now. it is the most urgent threat
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>> i'm the least qualified man here tonight. >> reporter: vice president joe biden walked on stage to a standing ovation and talked speaking out abuse. part of his introduction to lady gaga's song "until it happens to you." orter: as the song ended victims of abuse filled the stage. the emotional response from the audience was clear. played a sexual abuse victim in "room" hugged each other as they came off stage. >> and the oscar goes to -- >> reporter: tonight's top honor went to a film perhaps the strongest political message. it tells a true store of journalism ine boston
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>> this film gave a voice of survivors and this oscar amplifying that voice which we hope is a choir that will all the way to the vatican. >> reporter: the first time a director has won back-to-back oscars in 66 years p.m. the night's biggest upset, mark rylance of "bridget of spies." another winner best supporting act dress was alicia vikander. the real star of the showthought was chris rock. i thought he hit it out of the ballpark. >> we will have much more from the oscars later on this morninal candidates making one last big push to super tuesday today. a new national poll this morning shows donald trump is supported ing the
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marco leads ted cruz in second major garrett, good morning to you. >> reporter: for better or worse, marco rubio has discovered his inner donald ing personal insults. it is a successful model. for trump one potential downsidetant conversation about trump, tolerance and the future of the republican party. >> he doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged from the spray tan that he r: last night at a rally in virginia, marco rubio got a lot more personal in his attacks against donald trump. >> he is always calling me little marco. i admit he is taller than me. he is 6'2" which why i don't understand why his hands are the size of someone who is@ at 5'2". he has smallu know what they say about men
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you can't trust them. >> reporter: trump referred to marco>> there is something wrong with marco. there is something with him. he is sweating. >> reporter: in the past, trump has retweeted support of from white supremacists and even retweeted a quote over the weekend from world war ii dictator mussolini. he asked about david duke's endorsement of the ku klux klan. >> i know nothing about david ist. i don't know what group you're talking about. you wouldn't want me to condemn a group i know nothing about. >> trump knew enough about duke to say this friday in ft. t know he endorsed me. david duke endorsed me? okay. i disavow, okay. >> reporter: marco rubio called gop. >> how are we going to grow our party with a noom
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to condemn the ku klux klan?trump refused to disassociate himself and condemn white supremacist. every day, it's another thing. >> reporter: ted cruz took to should all agree racism is wrong and kkk is abhorrent. trump picked up the endorsement f sessions and that only be interrupted as a blow to cruz. trump invoked his name in the fight against rubioive immigration reform. >> thank you, major. in the democratic race, hillary clinton carries the momentum. the latest tracker poll shows clinton big lead in georgia, virginia and texas. clinton scored a decisive win this weekend. she beat bernie sanders by ae in saturday's south carolina primary.
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nancy cordes is this morning. >> reporter: she is leading by 20 points here in virginia innd tracker. it's one of two states a that she is visiting today. those poll numbers help to explain why increasingly clinton is turning her attention away fromining her fire, instead, on the republican candidates. >> i want to debate whoever they put up because here is what they are saying. the same snake oil, trickle down economics. >> reporter: clinton changed her focus after her south carolina >> tomorrow, this campaign goes national! >> reporter: she won the state's african-american vote by a staggering 72 points.ion," sanders didn't sugar-coat it. >> we did really, really, really badly with olderans voters. we got decimate. >> reporter: tomorrow, he must compete in seven more southern states.
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tracker shows him trailingpoints in texas and 28 points in georgia. voters there said clinton is more qualified, but they viewed sanders as hon honest. >> secretary clinton does it a little bit differently. >> reporter: a distinction he tried to draw in oklahoma city. >> if you're going to get paid speech, must be a pretty damn good speech. and if it's such a good speech, you got to release the ybody see it! >> reporter: clinton campaigned in nashville, a camera caught ction when he told her about the latest trump controversy. sanders shared that sentiment s first black president cannot and will not be succeeded by a hatemonger who
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clinton retweetedome of his supporters say we like mr. trump because he tells it like it is. bigotry is not telling it like it is!ders is heading to minnesota today, one of a few states where he thinks he can notch a win tomorrow. ironically, even as clinton pulls ahead in the delegate count he is his best fund-raising month ever, pulling in $36 million in february. >> nancy, thanks. and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson is in washington. here we have all of this trading of insults and more aggressive p. but the question remains -- will the race change until people stop dropping out? >> well, right or, you know, one of the things we saw in ourcker even if the other candidates who are not donald trump start dropping out, whoever is left doesn't get that
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so we are going to have to see what happens when the voters get in the booth and start deciding what they are going to do to see if there is anything to stop ent, this race to the bottom in the back and forth between the candidates hasn't seemed to have hurt him. >> rather than a campaign of ideas has become a campaign and kkk and the size of a candidate's hands. what is going on in the national republican party about how this may affect the party's future and chances in other races? >> once you're talking about mussolini you're in dangerous territory than makeup. repugnant ideas that the republican party stands very far apart of and the difficulty for donald trump even though he dissed about david when he was asked by jake tapper on cnn about this, he seemed to be sort of unable to
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white supremacist. be difficult and gives support to those saying he is playing footsy with the ideas out there. >> a debate on thursday, a lot of people thought marco rubio did very well in. what is chris christie looking for? possible vp ticket for donald? >> possibly. i think it was a chance for chris christie to get back in the storyis poor showing in new hampshire and dropping out of the race, because he really ran on things, chris christie, that donald in and said things about trump and his lack of experience that are contradicted by what he said in supporting him ultimately in thes helpful as you mentioned for donald trump to have an endorsement from somebody like that in a blue state. so it was good for the news
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that, donald trump is off on his is own thing going. whether a place for christie in a trump administration there probably is in some possible ohn, thanks. our team will bring you super tuesday results in prime time and our coverage begins at 10:00/9:00 central on cbs. of killing his wife and a police officer is expected to face a judge today. police say that staff sergeant ronald hamilton shot and killed guindon on saturday. it was her first day with the prince william county police department in virginia. jeff pegues is at the court's arraignment is scheduled to take place. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ron hamilton will be in a courtroom today. not working at his job in i.t.entagon joint staff services center. on saturday, investigators say he got into a heated argument
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up was a rookie officer andan. ashley guindon was just sworn in and on her first official shift, that's what happened.es ringing and hundreds gathered on sunday to celebrate fallen police officer ashley guindon. >> recognize that we will continue one step at a time in honor of asorter: some covered a police car in flowers, while others visited the hospital where she died. >> she had been through so much with the marines and to have thisng so stupid. it's so sad. >> reporter: guind don was serving her first shift died. a sworn in at the prince william police department where she had once interned. the department tweeted out this picture with the message, be safe. according to reports before deciding to become ain 2015, guindon spent
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corps reserves.ey, along with two other officers, arrived at ronald hamilton's woodbridge home saturday night on a call. >> they approached the front door of the home and the subject inside the home opened fire, striking three officers. >> reporter: the pentagon staff t and killed 28-year-old guindon and shot and wounded 33-year-old david mccown and 31-year-old jesse hamptonring to police. during the search of the home, police found the body of hamilton's wife crystal. authorities alsouple's 11-year-old son unharmed. >> the wife was able to contact the police officer, however, before our arrival, she was shot and killed allegedly by the s always been a peaceful neighborhood where everybody get along with everybody. >> reporter: neighbors of
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his violent good guy, like a gentle giant. >> reporter: hamilton, who had been working at the pentagon since 2011, faces capital murder convicted, could spend the rest of his life behind bars. as for the two injured officers, they have a combined 19 years on the force and they are both expected to make full charlie? >> thanks, jeff. the temporary cease-fire in syria appears to be holding largely but the united nations says thousands of syrians may the civil war. elizabeth palmer is in holmes, elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. holding. odds. thelly complained to the united nations of numerous violations by the syrian army and 26 russian air
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but for civilians in areas that s patchwork truce offers relief and a glimmer of hope it might grow into a broader and more lasting arrangement with monitorsgnated safe zones. especially in neighborhoods like the old city here thoroughly destroyed by years of fighting but now back in government hands and is starting to return to the ruins. calmer, repairs, even school. the partial truce is also a rare bit of good news to of homeless syrians who were forced out of their towns and villages by fighting and who know want nothing more than to return.ns now wants to take advantage of this pause in the fighting to deliver aid to 150,000 people in various parts of syria.so announced a new round of peace talks starting a week today. >> elizabeth palmer, thank you.
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thought. ahead why the number >> samantha: good monday morning to you. a windy start out there, and it will be a windy day ahead. we'll enjoy decreasing cloud cover throughout the day. temperatures rebound nicely into the mid-40s, so not quite as warm as it was yesterday. but overall a decent day after a cloudy start and our overnight rain, of course, moves out. we see more rain move back in tomorrow transitioning over to a wintery mix o announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by weathertech cocaine. weather
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oscars host chris rock may be the night's biggest winner. >> ahead the comedians take why his take on the controversy about race is > the news is back here on cbs
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>> tia: good morning. i'm tia ewing. after 27 years the lool favorite diner on clifton is closing its doors at the of the day. the owner and property manager did not come to an agreement to extend the lease. it will close at 11:00 tonight. however, there are talks that the diner on clifton could re-open at a different location by the end of this summer. today it won't feel like summer. here's meteorologist sam roberts to tell you what to expect as you step outside the door. >> samantha: you got outside this weekend, tia, and enjoyed that beautiful weather. it does not feel like that anymore. 34 at 7:00 in the morning, 41 at noon, and then highs today in the mid to upper 40s. expect decreasing clouds. it will be a windy day again, so a skirt alert in effect for your monday. now, tomorrow mainly in the
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i've been calling out hollywood for lack of diversity. you know what? i don't want to just complain. i want to help solve the problem going to a fresh perspective. in your words what is the oscar controversy about? >> i guess it's about giving the blacks a chance to see any of the oscar nominated movies? did you see "spotlight"? >> no. what is that? >> how about the bridge of are you getting these movies from? >> reporter: what was your favorite white movie of the year? >> oh, man! >> "by the sea" with brad pitt and angelina
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not even they would say that! >> funny. >> i love that clip we were watching at the break as well! that is good!'t seen that movie. >> charlie and i could watch this all morning long! welcome back to "cbs this t saw a sample of the comedy chris comerds. academy awards. ahead his reviews on the frank social controversy of diversity. a fight club on campus. we are look were knocked out and left with concussions. that story is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" on an american student detained inaking a public apology.
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conference in pyongyang.ear whether he was forced to apologize for trying to steal a flag. moderate allies of iran's president want a majorityase on assembly to pick the next nation's supreme leader. it's iran's first vote since the nuclear vote with u.s. and other countries was> "usa today" reports on a royal caribbean cruise ship cutting short another trip. you might remember the anthem of the seas was batteredonth by a severe storm. on saturday the ship's captain decided to head home two days early to avoid another possible storm. the ship was also dealing noro norovirus outbreak. police say the kkk were only defending themselves from protesters when their rally y in anaheim. some people were stabbed and seven anti-kkk protesters are being held.
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reports how a member of s.e.a.l. team 6 to receive the medal of honor today. navy chief senior biers shielded an american hostage from gunfired in afghanistan. he is the first living s.e.a.l. to receive the medal of honor since the vietnam war. about him and this mission too. we have more on our website. incredible story. chris rock is being recognized this morning for ole of oscars host. much of the conversation is focused on how he and the show put racial diversity at the center of the broadcast. michelle miller is the heat on hollywood. michelle, good morning. >> he sure did. good morning. >> reporter: when chris rock signed on to host the award showhe oscar white controversy erupted. then it seemed like no host was better fit to address that big
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>> hollywood is. it's, like, we like you, rhonda! but you're not a kappa!t chris rock didn't just wade into the diversity controversy of the on oscars, he dove in e there were no black nominees in '62 and '63 and black people did not protest. why? protest at the time. you know? it's too busy being raped and lynched to care about who won best cinema tog gor. >> matt bellami. >> he was very raw and very unafraid to go there in many >> reporter: the it wasn't limited to there.
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these dinnishes are good, girl! t of the night. >> the oscars because i quit, you know? and the last thing i need is to lose another job to kevin hart. t was the butt of many of chris rock's jokes, most likely scripted ones, but hart's take was reportedly ad-lib'd. moment to applaud all of my actors and actresses of color that didn't get nominated tonight. the reason why i say that is
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understand that tonightined the hard work and effort that you put into your craft. at the end of the day, we love what we do and we are breaking major ground doing it. these problems of hris rock, kevin hart there both pointed and deliberate. no one was out of bounds from his commentary. way. he took shots at the academy and hollywood establishment and even those protesting the nominations. i guess his point really was, hey, there's some people onide boycotting and there needs to be that same voice of dissatisfaction from the inside/out. >> the academy needed this too. >> yes. >> it really did. >> right. this . to be made fun of. >> yeah. >> people were laughing. break. >> as you point out, unsparing and targeting everyone. >> yeah, yeah. sometimes a laughr sometimes to make the point than sometimes a conversation of seriousness. >> michelle, thank you. >> thank you.officials
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fight club on a high school campus. several videos of students punching each other surfaced last week prompting complaints fromthose students are from nevada union high school about an hour north of sacramento. the district superintendent says she only learned about the fight club, alleged fight club recently. shows us, fights may have been going on for years. we should warn you this video is graphic. >> reporter: the video shows wearing boxing gloves but no protect gear and puckling each other. >> you're bleeding. >> reporter: the fights during schoolhouse in a dilapidated building used by the baseball team as others looked on. an investigation. we've shut down the location where the fight has taken place. >> reporter: current and former students told cbs station kovr,ts have been held for more than a decade with kids
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receiving bloody yi y noses and black eyes and going home with >> parents and coaches have been aware prior to bringing it to our attention. >> no one is trying to, like, i want to beat this kid up. >> reporter: senior james is students in the videos and he malicious intent. >> just guys having fun. laughing. playing music and boxing. >> reporter: at least three videos were reportedly last week, but have since been deleted. the teenage fighting ring is drawing comparisons to the movie "fight club" about aighting league for adult men. >> the first rules of fight is you do not talk about fight club. second rule of fight club is you ! >> it really blew my mind. i was surprised that kids get away with things like that.
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we welcome the newest member of our cbs family wncn in raleigh is now cbs north carolina. we look forward to working together. good state. >> love it. >> a lot of strong people from there. >> good people born there. >> yes, indeed. a massive data breach at the ire than first released.
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security numbers and othermation may have been stolen. jan crawford is outside of irs headquarters in washington with the sophisticated fraud. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so the irs started thatscript program more than two years ago. now after a nine-month investigation, the irs is saying it has put hundreds of thousands of more people theft. >> somebody was trying to claim a refund using my social security number and i knew something was wrong. >> reporter: not eventax attorney wayne zell was protected from attackers who he says stole his identity. >> i got a form earlier this week stating that somebody had recovered my sonal identification number. i don't have that. >> reporter: the irs is a latest in a series of disclosures. in mayy reported
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114,000 taxpayer accounts and that number grew to 334,000. this month the irs00 victims. >> the irs is, frankly, not doing enough to protect us. wisman is an expert in identity theft. >> the very fact it takes them so many months to even analyze the depth of the problem shows probably even more identity theft that is going on. >> reporter: the irs says hackers used personal information gathered from other online sources like bank accounts to answer identity questions on the get transcript forms. one possible culprit, irs approved taxpayers. one audit found 6 of 13 irs approved failed to give information to people. >> we don't use proper don't use proper security. >> reporter: the irs is
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by mail, as well as free identity protection for a year. in a statement, the agency says protecting taxpayers on multiple fronts theft. we are moving quickly to help these taxpayers. >> short of changing your number, which i understand only witness protection program victims can do, i don't really have a solution yet. but i think we need to search for one. >> reporter: now, the online kind of download has been suspended since 2015, but the irs is working to restore that part of the sfgs, but, of course, with enhanced security this time, to better ers. >> jan, thank you very much. a beauty website competes for best oscar night blunder in a mix-up over >> samantha: good monday morning to you. a windy start out there, and it will be a windy day ahead. we'll enjoy decreasing cloud cover throughout the day. temperatures rebound nicely into
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a beauty website was trying to make up for an oscar night blemish. total beauty posted this photoi goldberg and said we had no idea oprah was at the academy awards and that is not oprah. gayle king posted this photo on instagram of her next to oprah in response to the mix-up. she wrote, quote, we don't all look alike. beauty later apologized and said it was our error and there are no accuses. they plan to donate 10,000 to a choice. oprah has not weighed in.
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>> brian: the funeral for canton firefighter tonya johnson so set to begin today at noon. she was struck and killed last week on 8 in akron after getting out of her new husband's vehicle. here's sack reports. we had quite a weekend, but the times have changed quite rapidly, sam. >> samantha: we have the clouds overnight. gone. it's still pretty windy out there, though, and it will be a windy day. mid-40s for today. clouds are actually going to decrease, so it won't look too bad out there. it will feel a lot cooler than yesterday, and then the clouds increase for tonight. we may see a brief wintery mix but it's so warm i'm not concerned about major impacts from that. though.
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good morning. it is monday, february 29th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." l news ahead including last nights's oscar winners and how women are defining history in this year's presidential race.t today's "eye opener" at 8:00. spotlight was the surprise winner for best picture but the real spotlight was on oscars lack of racial diversity. marco rubio hass inner donald trump. personality insults and grab attention and see what happens. >> poll numbers helped to explain why clinton is turning
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instead, on the republicans. >> the difficulty for donald trump even though he dissed about david duke on friday he seemed to be unablee kkk and white supremacist. this should not be difficult. >> the partial atmosphere is holding but the opposition has claimed to thenumerous violations. a nine-month investigation the irs says it's putting hundreds of thousands of more people at risk for identity d like no host was better fit to address that big white elephant in the room. >> will not nominated for "concussion" i get it that will was this good and didn't get nominated. you're right. west" okay? >> i'm charlie rose withd jeff glor.
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leonardo dicaprio is finally an academy award winner. he received his first nomination for best supporting actor. he also has three previous best leading actor nominations. >> dicaprio is for survival on "the revenant" that earned him the award. kevin frazier is in los angeles. reporter: good morning. after all the outrage over oscar so white, chris rock rolled in and delivered but the oscar ceremony was a coronation of sorts for a young man in the "titanic" discovered himself king of the world. over two decades later, it's official. he finally is. >> let usfor granted. i do not take tonight for granted. thank you so much. >> this committed environmentalist took advantage was name for
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>> i feel a clicking tock and a sense of urgency we must do out this issue. >> reporter: he group up as a child actor in los angeles. we were there at his first oscars back in 1994. for best supporting actor at 19 for "what is eating gilbert grape." >> being with these is like the hop heavyweights and people i've beenyear. >> reporter: brie larson is this year's best actress money. she used to deejay for extra money and dreamed of a night like this. >> i'veear on tv since i was 7 so to be here is a dream come true. >> many highlighted issues of social kivander took us back to the early days of gender reassignment. >> i hope it can open up a wider conversation and we can be a part of that reporter: another film
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life investigation into sexual abuse by catholic priests "spotlight" earned best picture. >> this film gave a v >> reporter: sam smith won for best original song. ed an openly gay man won an oscar. it wasn't but his heart was in the right place. >> even if it isn't the case, i want to dedicate this to community all around the world. >> reporter: smith beat out lady gaga's nominated song from a he hunting ground" about alleged sexual assaults on college campuses. the performance brought some to tears and touched the director. >> i have a 20-year-old girl in college and, ultimately, i think about that. as a father to see that crisis
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powerless than they can be, i think that song was very, very moving. >> reporter: it was a magical moment.aprio has a record to brag about. when he collected his statue it collected over 300 tweets and. beat that selfie that ellen degeneres took. >> while the nominations were not inclusive, what about the r: you know, i got to tell you, i thought that chris rock and also producer hudland did a fantastic job from survivors of sexuale lgbt community and racial diversity. the show covered a lot of ground and there really wasn't a wasted moment. there were skits about black ebrating jack black and lots of jokes. even the music that was played
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the theme from mahogany which starred diana ross. there was shack. evensection. paul mccartney wrote the songs in the '60s and he liked to think a blackbird as a symbol man. the message was delivered loud and clear! if you missed it! academy president cheryl e- boone-isaac stood on the stage and said change is coming. >> a complete wrap-up of the oscars is can we have any tonight on "entertainment tonight."our local listings. twelve states tomorrow on super tuesday. voters in two of those states, georgia and texas, think donald trump has the most optimistic message.he best chance to win in november. according to the cbs news battleground tracker.
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criticism for not renouncing theport of kkk leader david duke. >> trump was asked on sunday about duke's support in general.ondemn a group he knows nothing about. in response, ted cruz said, racism has no role in politics. marco rubio said the gop cannot be a party that refuses to white supremacists. trump said this morning he couldn't hear the question because of a bad earpiece. our entire political team will bring you super tuesday tomorrow night in prime time. our special coverage begins at 10:00/9:00 central on cbs. women are less married to the idea of having a spouse. author becky traister is it in our green
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it's cloud where i and 30 for our current temperature and it's pretty windy. the winds in cleveland are at 16 miles per hour, and we've had high gusts this morning on the order of 30-plus miles per hour and the wind will continue to relax a little bit throughout the morning, and it's still a breezy day. clouds gradually decrease for us as highed rebound into the middle 40s and tomorrow back in
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made up 61% of democratic primary voters in south carolina this weekend according to cbs exit polling. unmarried women compromised aage of female voters than their married peers. new york magazine writer rebeccahas a new book "all of the single ladies." but writes the following. published by simon and schuster, a division of cbs
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first we wanted to see her findings in action and so werried women on their views on dating and their fears and what makes them feel complete. >> i'm single. not married now. so i roll with le right now. >> i'm in a four-year relationship. >> i am single. >> i'm single.thing, i've been single for five years so we are talking big plans right now. >> every singleo you have a boyfriend? are you dating? >> sometimes you don't find the right one. >> i'm not thinking about married. i don't think i really want to. >> i think i would if any get married. >> thinking about career goals first. >> i want to have enough time for both, like, for home life and a work life. >> i will always choose my t the end of the day. >> my career is really important.
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can't support them. >> pushing myself professional is way more of a priority. >> i don't think the biological clock has hit. >> five years i plan to marry. i plan to marry ally! >> the key to feeling complete is being my truest and most confidence person. >> you have to love yourself to be able to be married and lovese. >> rebecca traisster, good morning. wow! i know you spent five year researches and putting this book together. what is interesting you found to be independent, unmarried before they are married. you say it's a mast behavior. what does that mean?t leads to a unprecedented economic it's not a politicized action.
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and revolutionary but mostly the pattern. it used to be between 1890 and ry age was 20 and 22 and now it's 27. it's a new pattern for adult female life that marriagesbe not at all. >> in 1970, here it was 23 and how is that changing us, meaning the general society? >> changes everything the way the nation works. it changes. our government and our social tutions are built with one kind of sort of citizenry pattern in mind and the rriage. not the way the works any more. tax policies and housing policies and schools let out at 3:00 in the afternoon and have big summer vacations! the assumption there is some population going
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children! the assumption they are always women. >> does it change opportunity and pay equity? if you have a longer period and women are earning on their own, they are less likely to pay as big a t historically when they have entered marriages at the beginning of their lives and become sort of automatically dependent on their husband. >> in case you can't marry rich? us. immediately it's changing the election right now. >> yes. well, in 2012 unmarried women were 23% of the electorate. >> huge! >> a quarter of the electorate. left. they vote consistently left. they voted for barack obama 67-31 over mitt romney. so -- because they require a newial policies, they are impact. so far they have been voting
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especially in the predominantly ut almost certainly going to vote for a democratic candidate in the general election. >> seeing that in states across absolutely, absolutely. >> not the presidential level? >> yes, unmarried women vote democratic. they require a whole new set of democrats are more likely to be behind. >> so what about men too? men are, at the same time, marrying late? >> yes, they are. and the population of single men is growing. is that historically men have always been able to live more easily independent lives. they have been more easily able to earn theirgs and be economic independent. that is relatively new for women. as far as being able to have that kind of social independence and have it be aan a scandalous or pitiable sight. >> i like you said this is not have had a
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>> in the 19th century so many men went west for exploration andil war men on the east coast and huge population of unmarried women. a lot of these women whose lives suddenly weren't given over to the lives of wifeliness andod put their effort toward the suffrage and ses and medicine. >> absolutely. many of those pioneers and reformers were unmarried women or unconventionally married women. institutions in america? >> absolutely. it's happening. you see unmarried women rising in politics. we have so few women and so few olitics and you see unmarried women and donna edwards running for senate in maryland and others.or california in the senate. you see single women rising and they will be representing a
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everything we have ever seen rebecca, it's really fascinating! thank you on the book. >> thank you. >> all of the single ladies goes on sale tomorrow and rebecca will answer your questions now onook page of "cbs this morning." alternative to the academy awards sends a message. ahead, the winners of the all and their hopes for diversity in the movie industry. you're watching "cbs this morning." zero artificial sweetener and zero fat. and zero holding me back! oikos triple zero. be unstoppable. mmm dannon the foundation... for healthy plants. just like gums are the foundation for healthy teeth. new colgate total daily repair toothpaste. it helps remineralize enamel and fight plaque germseth and gums. strengthen the foundation for healthy teeth.
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ly excited by all of the diversity noise that is happening right now. and i am so happy that, finally,wood is about to wake [ bleep ] up. >> this is after she accepted a statue at the all def movie def jam producer and coproducer russell simmons created thed show. jackson jr. portrayed his father rapper and actor ice cube. >> i want everybody take a look in the room right now, becauseknow, we the underdogs.
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>> samantha: it's good to see you again on this morned morning. we're overcast and the rain is gone. of course, the clouds have stuck around, and it's still windy out there. it's a windy day ahead, not quite as windy as this weekend, but that's not saying much because it was super windy this weekend. still a breezy day. clouds on the decrease throughout the day. we'll see a lot more sunshine and we'll top out around 46 today. not bad for this time of the year. average high for today is about 41, so we are a little bit above average this afternoon. we're right back in the mid to upper 40s for today. we get through the rest of the today dry, but there's a slight chance of a brief wintery mix overnight and then a dry start
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in late in the day tomorrow. we're talking afternoon rain that will transition over to a wintery mix at night and eventually all snow for
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me-out and decide not to use it. curry on top! bang! what a shot from curry! with 0.6 >> these type of spectacular shots from golden state's steph curry are becoming commonplace. less than a second left in shot, warriors beat oklahoma city on saturday night. >> i saw about the tweets on saturday night and said tune in. the thunder up big. i thought they would never but the comeback was unreal! the shot! >> steph curry broke his own nba reason for threes a season.
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in the season! extraordinary! he's on a different plane right now. d chris rock's oscar jokes go too far? we will ask "the new york times" wesley morris about his comedy and whether it's basing a backlash. a woman is celebrating her 100 birthday on this leap day. we will see how scientistscovered the astronomical analogy. some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. buzz aldrin saying we will get to mars by 2040. he believes a staging base on the moon would be needed. times reports that starbucks plans to open its
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successful in italy than other nations. a man busted for allegedly selling fake hamilton tickets. he is accused of selling two bogus tickets to the hit musical $175 apiece to a craigslist. he was arrested when the woman's boyfriend set up a sting with to sell the same tickets to him. jada pinkett-smith and will smith boycotted last night's the nominations were introduced. rock took a jab at them. >> jalen boycotting the oscars is like me boycotting panties!
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would turn down. but i understand -- i'm not hating. i understand you're mad. jalen is mad and her man willted for "concussion." i get it, i get it. i get it, i get it. you get mad. it's not fair that will was this nominated! you're right! it's also not fair that will was paid $20 million for "wild, wild west" okay?e surprising winners this morning who are trophies. mad max and spotlight and revenant took home of the most award last night. madhe pack with six. >> the oscars have been under fire since no minorities were nominated in the second straight year.t stop there. >> i'm here at the academy awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards.
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host, i wouldn't even get this job! so y'all would be watching neil right now. >> wesley morris and elena are here tris rock do? >> i thought he did great. we don't want him to be comfortable. we want him to push the want him to be chris rock. >> yeah. >> you don't hire him to just be nice to everybody. i think it's interesting that hef things, like he went after the jada pinkett-smith and will smith boycott or their not lly wanted to keep the focus on there not being nominees of color, while also pointing out the fact that the the lack of
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wouldn't get the job irnl. >> he either. he is providing a context when he gave aor the idea of boycotting. >> both of you gave him straight a's? >> no. >> no. >> i just want to mention one ught he did was brilliant make the point about there being black oscars and why the gender categories are sti i've been saying this -- i wanted to write a story about this and i've been saying three years, the grammys no longer have gender categories. i want to know what would happen -- i think it would n terms of how we talk about these things if you eliminated the gender category. >> one of the reasons we continue to have them is women don't tend to lead movies in the. most of the oscar nominated movies are the story of a hero on a quest. >> i will bet you anything, stuff would change if you just made ten
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ten best actor nominees. >> robert de niro sayso slow down my acting because of merle streep. >> not at all. >> you would have a really interesting conversation when those nominations came out, you know, inwas 20. >> what did you like or not like about chris is my question. >> i thought something he did that was interesting was he either repeated the same jock that he did when he hosted the last time or heack where he did a video bit where he went to a movie theater in a black neighborhood. the last time he hosted it was in harlem. this year he went to compton. >> there is controversy he wasn't there. >> oh, really? >> yes. he asked movie-goers if they hade nominate films and the sort of broad answer was no. >> yes. >> it was funny when he did it the first time. >> it was brilliant the first ut coming back to it, it
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a comedy point of view. >> let's talk about leonardo dicaprio. heke a larger point about climate change. good thing? >> oh, absolutely. i think he has been such an activist for environmental causes that would you be surprised if he didn't make that >> that is very, as i was saying last night, on brand for leo or leonardo dicaprio because i don't know him!smartly? >> yeah. i would have been surprised if he hadn't done it. he has been trumpeting these issues for year.>> it was a night when a lot of people called out causes that were bigger than the show he themselves which i thought was interesting. it was a moment where people taking the time to use this platform to say this is not just about me winning an at vice president biden and lady gaga putting a call out
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>> the production itself brought out these sexual survivors or these abuse survivors and i thought that was really. >> that said, wesley, you worked in boston and i worked in boston as well. >> yes. >> i worked -- >> the globe. >> you worked at the "globe" which this story is about. "spotlight" raced out to the early lead and backed off. this was a little bit of a surprise. >> yes. it wing came down to three movies.- i mean, when you think about it it's kind of a no-brainer. it's the most important of those, you know, quote, important of those three movies. it's really well made.o see investigative journalism -- >> cheering at home. >> the least divisive between and that. >> but the narrative also was
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for "creed" as best supporting eople thought he had the edge. and mark rylance was a surprise of the night. even if you think it's a done deal, all of these, you know, ng to win there is usually a surprise that often comes in the supporting categories and to see somebody like rylance honored for the theater actor, honored"bridge of spies" for a quieter performance than severls ylvester stallone did, i think is nice. >> one final thing to say it watch the oscars, i mean, good actors, how many good arks we have and really are people out there who do what they do extraordinarily well. >> yes. no, it's i will say about this so-called diversity issue is i don't know who was booking the guests or who said no, but all your actors of color came from
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or from some other realm of entertainment. very few of them were american. it was just an interesting >> a subtext that other streams of entertainment are doing it better perhaps than movies. >> here they are to give movie awards to people who-- >> yes. >> thank you for being here. >> thanks for having us. >> great to have you here. >> thank you both. you can consider today a gift from a 16th jamie wax explains why it's all a matter of time. >> coming up, ever wonder why we squeeze an extra day into february every four years?o it on this leap day ahead on "cbs this morning." >> samantha: time now is 8:40. yes, we are still cloudy. this time yesterday it was beautiful, but we areover cast. the good news is the rain we saw out. east coast.
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now it's time to clear it out. it's not going to be a quick process. it's closer to mid to late morning before we see a good deal of sun.
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're waking up a little you may not have noticed that today is a leap day. but what exactly does that mean? jamie wax takes us through times. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. every four year, we have to squeeze an extra day into february. except we don't add an extra day every four of that years, it'se by 100 unless it's
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in that sounds, confusing it is!o leap years and figure out what it's about and started with one very special leap day birthday embrace the latter. but why does daisy'sonly come around once every four years? >> reporter: do you know why we have a leap year? >> no. >> no.thing about the sun? >> to do with the seasons and global warming. >> i don't know. el nino?
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be best to consult an expert. is theoretical futurist michio kaku.ar? >> you go around the sun is 3 65 days is what we learn in school, no?t 365 hours plus five hours and 49 minutes and a few odd seconds. that means that every year, we have to compensate for one quarter of a day.ears, we have to add one more day. >> reporter: when did we figure out the need for this extra day? it was way back in 46 b.c.r realized the calendar they were going after wasn't working. together they realized what the e need an extra day every four years to stay on track, so he instituted the julien calendar.
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see? the solar year is only .242 days longer than the calendar year and not an even.25. when we add a full day every with a surplus of roughly 11 minutes every year, and that can start to add up. so, finally, in 1582, pope 17th fixed the glitch and instituted the calendar we how is it different? i'll let michio kaku minutes difference in one year's rotation builds up. and that is why the pope had to intervene and say we have to tweak the julien calendar one more time. so, for example, in the year s divisible by 400, there was a leap year, but in 1700 and 1800 and 1900, no, no leap year. then000 there was a
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>> reporter: a lot of tweaking. >> yes. >> reporter: luckily, we have ount for all this. >> this particular watch has a wheel in it that turns run revolution every four years to accommodate the extra day. ngineered a wheel that turns once every four years? >> yes. >> reporter: many of us have to adjust the date on our watches at the end of every everybodyoes that for you. >> this hand represents the date. >> reporter: in order to see how it works, we looked at one under a microscope. >> a cycle of 48 leap year, so we have a cam of 48. we have 48 lobes and each lobe represents a month.ver a year and a half to construct one watch and it will set you back around $85,000. so you have four years to save up for the next leap year. around the traditions vary.
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luck to get married any day of a leap year. up north a british tradition is the only day a woman can propose marriage to a man. for daisy, her birthday tradition has always been a nice . but this year is different. after all, it's not every day you turn 25! one last thing to think before morning. if you haven't left for work yet, you may want to consider just staying home! after all, if you're a salaried employ an extra day of work from you this year for free! >> good point, jamie! >> i wish i knew that before i came to work a great story. >> cool stuff. thank you. happy leap day. >> leap day. leap year and leap day.
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>> samantha: here's another live look outside. the wind is still breezy, but it's not as windy as early this morn. you definitely feel it, though. 35 is the current temperature in cleveland. we have cloudy skies. now, if you're woken up late last night by the rain, that has all moved out, but again, we have hung onto the cloud cover. i think these clouds will slowly degree increase throughout the morning and into the afternoon. temperature-wise we're in the 30s now but we should rebound to 46 later on. still a pretty windy day. it was really windy all weekend, and we have that wind to deal with today. a little breezy tonight. our clouds come back in for tonight, and we do have a slight hans for a brief wintery mix. it's been so warm lately, i'm
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impacts on the roads about this. i'm more concerned about tomorrow. rain in the afternoon
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