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of allegations including physical altercations with students. but that teacher still got a teaching license in both north and south carolina. in 2006, dallas area middle school teacher, stanley kendall was captured on nabs's "to catch a predator" allegedly soliciting a young boy for sex. >> i honestly didn't think he was 13. i thought about driving away when high saw him at the door. >> reporter: he lost his job and texas teaching less license. i let it happen because i didn't have the money to fight it. years later, kendall returned to the classroom. substituting in indiana until some one saw a rerun of the nbc program and alerted officials. >> and the cases are too many to ignore. >> reporter: pennsylvania senator pat toomey spent years pushing for federal regulations.
background checks for employee. there is no good reason why the children in a particular state should be more at risk than children in another state. >> as for the teacher, she resigned from her job in louisiana last week after "usa today" contact herd school district as part of its investigation. in a statement to cbs this morning, she said "i made an error in judgment in florida it was greatly exaggerated. i learned from my misfake. i sought a second chance. and i got it." >> how do you track teachers like this? >> i guess right now you don't. that's the question -- how is this going on and no one is doing anything about it? seems like our children are worth a little bit more than that to me. >> one of the smallest babies ever born who survived is now back home with her parents in north carolina. she arrived 14 weeks before her due date. and weighed 10 ounces. mark strassmann was there for the homecoming in charlotte. >> i love you so much, baby girl. so happy.
this is the best moment in my life. >> reporter: megan smith waited five months for this moment. the chance to go home with alaya, her baby girl. >> allaya. like don't cry. >> i'm sorry. i'm sorry. i'm happy. >> reporter: allaya is a medical miracle. >> we got to see the human being formed outside of the womb. >> they were thrilled when they learned she was pregnant. but early on they could see this was not going to be easy. barely 6 months in, the higher tension put megan at risk for a stroke. allaya stopped growing inside her. doctors had trouble finding a fetal heartbeat. megan needed an emergency c section. allaya as born, 14 weeks early. she weighed 10 ounces.
inches long. >> she is tiny. size of a small kilten or smaller. a baby bird. >> a neo nay toll gist says allaya was born half the size of the smallest premature babies at levine children's hospital in charlotte. >> what did you tell the parents? >> the risk was that she could very well die. as long as they're, there is hope. i will focus on the hope. >> but hope seemed like a stretch. less than 1% of babies in the u.s. are born as early as allaya. and her world for weeks was an incubator, respirator and series of challenges. medical, technical, and emotional. >> none of her organs are work like they should. her skin is one cell layer thick. almost like the bottom of a, blister.
was risky. allaya was born with less than an ounce of it in her body. >> because she was so small. she really was reaching the limits of our technology. so we had to sit down and -- get creative about our approaches to many things. >> one night her heart rate plummeted. cpr brought her back to life. she left the hospital, six weeks after her original due date. weighing 5 pounds, eight ounces. almost 9 times her birth weight. >> never doubted it. oh, no. i refuse to put doubt in there. she was here for a reason. and, everything happens for a reason. >> reporter: tiny allaya was born with a big heart. >> did you have faith? >> i had hope, faith, prayer. i had everything. there was no doubt in my mind that they couldn't dupe what they needed to do to make my baby live. >> dr. herman says she shows no signs of devil of mental issues. >> i am still in awe of her and her parents and awe of the team. >> i fought for her to live.
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look. >> reporter: when zac posen's fall and winter 2016 collection debuted last night the fashion world took notice. why are all the fabrics on the ground? >> they're doing coloration. >> reporter: creating gracefulness by way of sim simplicity made the 35-year-old one of the brightest fashion talents. his well known clients regularly land magazine covers and leading roles. flashing >> reporter: last month demi moore wore vintage dress by posen to the s.a.g. awards. posen created the dress in 2002. >> we put a dress on her from my second collection, she wore it. kind of showed hollywood this its what a great star is. this is the power of it. that's not something you can create. >> reporter: what is the business effect of such a high profile actress wearing one of your gowns? >> you can't directly necessarily quantify it unless
star at the moment. >> reporter: when posen got his start, 14 years ago, department stores sold his lines. now, as shopping habits evolve, he is ready to sell his pieces directly to his customers on line. >> reporter: you are going straight to e-commerce instead of the zac posen storefronts? >> i didn't want rent right now. >> reporter: right. >> i didn't want inflated rent. i would love to have a store. i did e-commerce first because i wanted to directly have the dialogue with the consumer. >> reporter: that dialogue include his contemporary line, a collaboration with david's bridal, engagement rings he designs, all while creating his namesake fashion shows twice a year. is burnout an issue at all? >> it has become a huge issue within fashion. the pace is enormous. the pressures are very high. >> reporter: when i read burnout
the fashion industry was talking about, one reaction that i had was like, well you are not pumping gas for a living, digging ditches or working in construction, real physical costs of burnout. is it fair? is that term a little bit -- >> it's fair because it is real. however, working within fashion is an honor and a great luxury. there is no question. listen, creative burnout and physical burnout is real. there are moments when i get home after overseeing almost 16 collections a year, you know, where i can't move. >> reporter: in addition to those 16 yearly collections, posen is also pairing up with brooks brothers. the brand recently chose him as the its creative director. >> oh, wow. look at this. >> welcome. >> reporter: nice display here. >> welcome to our world of brooks brother women. >> reporter: posen's characteristic style, hour-glass gowns, billowing trains, colors
practical tone. on the floor of the global retailer. because, when i follow you on instagram, you do big dresses, spinning like this, full skirt comes out. it's like my gosh, the design element and everything. big couture fashion as you say. this is different. >> yes, this is very different. this is streamline. great discipline on my part. of not overdetailing. >> you don't want to put a big. you want a -- >> no, no, no. this is about making people look chic on the street. >> reporter: collaboration gives posen experience to hone what the working woman wears. >> i wear a dress. because then i don't have to pick the top and bottom to go together. >> i think that's smart. >> i think dresses are really smart, liberating. >> separates thing too hard to coordinate in the morning. >> okay, that's -- >> good. just put it on. set to go. dresses have the power. >> knit suiting. >> knit suiting. comfortable on the go. >> reporter: the idea that a designer known for his thousand
unbelievable. >> we have to do color story. but posen's perch in the fashion industry is distinctly democratic. what about someone who says, well, zac posen dresses models, hollywood actresses, and now "i will not look good in anything from brooks brothers?" i'm a regularly shaped woman. >> the steam starts coming out of my ears. since the beginning of my career i have publicly dressed and represented women of all sizes, of all colors. and that's the big part of who i am.
the grammys provided a showcase for lamar's racially charged message, as well as the pure pop stylings of taylor swift who won album of the year for "1989." swift used her acceptance speech to empower women after some of kanye west's recent lyrics claimed he was responsible for making her famous. >> there are going to be people along the way who will try to undercut your success. and you don't let those people side track you. some day when you get where you are going, you will look around, and you will know it was you and the people who love you who put you there. >> a strange sound like an out uf tune guitar marred adele's performance and then her mic dropped out. adele tweeted, the piano mics
that's what the guitar sound was. it made it sound out of tune. blank happens. and rihanna who sang sunday night at a grammy event pulled out of the award show at the last minute. her reps claiming fighting an infection and unable to perform. despite the glitches, other artists shined. ground control to major tom lady gaga transformed herself into multiple personas to pay tribute to the late david bowie. the grammy awards took a nostalgic turn paying tribute to artists who recently passed away. jackson brown joined the surviving eagles to celebrate the late glen frey. take it easy stevie wonder joined an acapella tribute to earth, wind, fire's maurice white. lionel ritchie given a tribute for his music and humanitarian efforts. all night long and showed he still has what it
battle for the bench. president obama issues a challenge to senate republicans saying they have no constitutional grounds to refuse consideration of a new supreme court nominee. order to unlock. a federal judge tells apple it must help the fbi hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. rock 'n' roll returns to paris. eagles of death metal take the stage in defiance three months after being targeted by terrorists. and meet the leader of the pack. a german shorthaired terrier takes home the top honors at the westminster dog show. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. president obama fired at