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have a wonderful day. this morning. secret service says suspected explosives were sent to the homes of former president obama and former president clinton. we have the latest on the criminal investigation now under way. the search is on in south carolina for the winning megamillions ticket worth more than $1.5 billion. we're at the state's headquarters where the winner will claim the prize. the duchess of sussex cuts a visit short due to quote security concerns. the world's longest sea bridge opened to traffic this
morning. connecting mainland china with hong kong. we'll take you to the bridge that's almost 20 times longer than the golden gate bridge. why some say it's an engineering marvel and others call it chinese propaganda. but we begin this morning with a look at the day's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> investigators say a bomb has been found hat the new york home of hillary and bill clinton. >> possible explosives sent to two former presidents. >> a second suspicious package that was addressed to former president barack obama intercepted by secret service. >> a cover-up was one of the worst in the history of cover-ups. >> the trump administration is revoking the visas of some saudi officials implicated in the death of journalist jamal khashoggi. president trump doubled down on his claim that terrorists could be hiding within the caravan of migrants heading toward the u.s. >> there's no proof of anything. but they could very well be. nbc's megyn kelly has apologized after suggesting that it's okay to dress up in
blackface for halloween. a crash landing on a california freeway, the pilot walked away with no serious injuries. >> how are you feeling? >> all right. all that, a crazy frightening scene in italy. 20 people hurt when an escalator suddenly malfunctioned. the legalized marijuana use in canada, the country is running out of pot. >> a bunch of overly polite canadians apologizing to each other nonstop. i'm sorry, i'm out of weed. no, i'm sorry. i smoked your pot. >> the president talked to reporters in the oval office and he defended what he said about the caravan. >> they've intercepted all sorts of people. they've intercepted wonderful people from south america. and from other parts further south. >> further south than south america? oh, my god. did border patrol arrest terror penguins? this week's eye opener is
presented by toyota. let's go places. > welcome to cbs this morning. norah o'donnell is off. as you wake up in the west, we begin with breaking news on two former presidents. barack obama and bill clinton. the u.s. secret service says it intercepted an apparent explosive device sent to the obama home in washington earlier this morning. that follows an apparent pipe bomb that sources say was found near the clintons' home in chappaqua, norm of new york city, addressed to hillary clinton. >> now all this happened just one day after a pipe bomb was found near the new york home of democratic party megadonor george soros. paul aritas is with us from the white house, what do you know? >> an official tells cbs news they believe that the explosive device found sent to the clintons is similar to the one found at the home of george
soros, the pipe bomb found at the clintons' residence was discovered this morning. a second device was sent to the washington, d.c. home of former president barack obama. but at this point, officials cannot say if that one is linked to the one found at the clintons' home or the home of george soros. the secret service says none of these packages were actually delivered and that none of the targets were actually at risk. currently, this is being investigated as a criminal matter by the fbi. gayle? >> thank you paula. that investigation continues. but john, all former presidents have secret service protection, do they not? >> they do. they have them for life. and their families do as well. the secret service doesn't tell everybody about everybody in the families that are covered. but the reason of course that they do is we have the tragic history in america of presidents being attacked or assassinated. and because we have presidents living longer than they used to, there is a larger, longer period where you have ex-presidents out
in the world. and particularly given the partisan nature of things, people attach their animus towards a political party, towards the biggest figures in those parties, those are usually always the ex-president. >> it sounds like a good idea that all their mail is screened before it reaches the house, so it never came in contact with the family. of course we will continue to follow that story and bring you the latest as soon as we get it. the $1.5 billion megamillions jackpot has one winning ticket today. the winning numbers for the second biggest jackpot in u.s. history are 28, 70, 5, 62, 65, and the megaball number is 5. the single ticket with that combination was sold in south carolina. another 36 tickets across the country won $1 million second prize. so it is still worth checking your tickets this morning. but this is a cash payout for the big prize, it's a staggering $878 million. that is a whole lot of money. mark strasman is outside lottery
headquarters in columbia, south carolina, where we can all stop dreaming now. mark, good morning to you. >> good morning and what a wild night it was. one official grand prize winner, someone who is now about $1 billion wealthier than they were 24 hours ago. we do not know the name of the winner, and we may never know. south carolina lottery law allows its winners to remain anonymous. but whoever they are, they have three months to come to this state lottery office, walk up to those windows, with their ticket to claim the jackpot. >> tonight's megamillions jackpot is a record-breaking $1.6 billion. >> the lucky winner defied odds of 1 in 300 million. >> a winning ticket has been sold here in south carolina. >> i'm trying to figure out who won the megamillions jackpot. >> a winner. >> at that moment, millions across the country held on to a billion-dollar dream. >> read them and weep, people.
>> i've been ready just like in 1967. i'm 67 years old. it's about time. >> at one point on tuesday, california was selling 540 megamillions tickets a second. at bloomberg liquor in hawthorne, the line wrapped around the store. >> i play to win. i don't play for fun. >> there was only one jackpot ticket sold. here's where the rest of the megarevenue goes, 50% goes to the prize pool while the other 50% is allocated to state retailer commission, vendor fees and special causes. in south carolina lottery funds are used to support a variety of educational programs. 82% of funds go to college education and scholarships. the rest goes to programs for grades k-12. it's unclear exactly where in south carolina the ticket was bought. but it's a little bit of good news for a state still recovering from hurricane florence. south carolina's governor estimated that hurricane caused $1.2 billion in damage to the
state. that's still $300 million less than the value of the winning ticket. the owner of the store that sold the winning jackpot ticket will get a $50,000 prize. lottery officials may release the name of the store by noon today. for all of you who want a second crack at instant lottery wealth there's the powerball jackpot tonight. the jackpot stands at $620 million. >> there's still a shot. i faced reality this morning, ripped up my tickets, no good. oh well. one can always dream. thanks to mark and we're happy for the winner. well the remainsle hurricane willa are heading towards the u.s. this morning, lashing central mexico with heavy rains, willa made landfall on mexico's pacific coast yesterday as a category 3 hurricane. with top winds of 120 miles per hour. it quickly weakened into a tropical depression. flash flood watches are up in texas where the storm will dump more rain on saturated ground. forecasters say willa will move
across the deep south, then end up on the east coast as a potential nor'easter this weekend. >> oh boy. new jersey health officials are racing to contain a deadly virus outbreak that's killed seven children and sickened 11 others. the adenovirus is what it's called, spreading at a facility that cares for children with compromised immune systems. "cbs this morning" saturday co-host michelle miller is at the facility in haskell, new jersey with more. michelle, good morning. >> good morning. the state health department is on site to help stop the spread of this virus. because in communal facilities like this, where there are extremely vulnerable patients, this virus, the adenovirus, can move fast. the virus spread quickly at this center, infecting the most vulnerable. the deaths all happened last month in the part of the facility that provides long-term care for medically fragile children ranging from newborns
up to age 22. an inspection found minor hand-washing deficiencies at the location. the state health department says it's working closely with the facility on infection control issues. adenoviruses make up 5% to 10% of fevers in children. the infection spreads like a common cold in most patients recover after a brief illness. this strain has been associated with communal living. >> this isn't a strain that is around a lot. it will kind of come and go. >> dr. claudia hoyen is a pediatric infectious disease specialist. she said this outbreak is severe because the victims are high-risk. some patients at the facility are severely disabled, including those on ventilators. >> someone who is otherwise healthy, doing well, this strain probably isn't going to be a problem. it's just when you have that layer of being compromised from something. those are patients that are going to get into trouble. >> it is unclear what started
this outbreak. but state health department officials have told the wannaque center to stop admitting new patients. we haven't been able to reach anyone inside here. but we are told that the administrator on site is cooperating with state health department officials at this time. >> michelle miller, thank you. saudi arabia's defacto ruler could be about to make his first public comments on the murder of "washington post" contributor, jamal khashoggi. president trump, who accepted the original saudi denials of responsibility, now says khashoggi's killing involved quote the worst cover-up in history. secretary of state mike pompeo said the state department will revoke visas for 21 saudis, the u.s. has identified as being involved in the operation. holly williams is in istanbul where khashoggi was killed three weeks ago. holly, good morning. >> good morning. we're expecting to hear from
crown prince muhammed bin salman, at an vinlt conference in saudi arabia today. it will be his first speech since the killing of jamal khashoggi here at the saudi consulate in istanbul. in which some believe the prince was culpable. saudi arabia is scrambling to carry out damage control. extraordinary pictures in saudi media show the king and crown prince muhammed bin salman delivering their personal condolences to jamal khashoggi's grieving brother and son yesterday. we can only imagine their feelings about the meeting. since many believe the crown prince was somehow involved in khashoggi's killing. president trump stressed the importance that the u.s./saudi relationship yesterday. but he also sharply criticized the killing of khashoggi and the saudi deception that followed. >> the cover-up was horrible. the execution was horrible, but there should have never been an execution or a cover up.
it should have never happened. >> when muhammed bin salman made his first appearance at the investment conference yesterday, he was greeted with applause. the crown prince had portrayed hisself as a modernizer, and the conference is supposed to showcase his reforms. but at least two dozen business and political leaders have pulled out over protest of the slaying. there's still no official word on what the saudis did with khashoggi's body. in istanbul yesterday police searched a car abandoned in an underground parking lot and registered to the saudi consulate. but turkish media is reporting they found no significant evidence linking it to khashoggi. turkish president recep tayyip erdogan stressed again today that turkey will not allow a cover-up over jamal khashoggi's death. bianna? >> holly williams in istanbul, thank you. president trump continues to
insist the massive caravan of migrants from central america could include middle eastern terrorists. but in comments yesterday, he admitted there's no proof. >> this morning the crowd is in the mexican town of quexla, it's about the distance between new york city and orlando florida. adriana diaz is with the migrants learning what they hope to accomplish today. adriana, that's a long way to walk. when will they make it to the u.s. border? and what happens when they get there? >> well the border crossing they want to reach is near san diego, in tijuana, mexico. that's more than 2,000 miles away. and at the pace that they've been going, it's estimated they'll arrive in mid december. today they're expected to walk about 10 hours, a big group of them just passed. what they're doing is walking on the actual highway. they're walking mostly in the right lane as traffic passes alongside them. but keep in mind, there are
young men traveling alone who will be able to move faster than families. with small children. so the caravan is expected to splinter. >> adriana, what have you learned about who is organizing the caravan and how they decide when to start and when they stop? >> well, what we've learned from talking to locals and talking to caravan leadership is that it's being organized by organizations activist groups from throughout central america and mexico. one for example is pueblo sin borders, people without borders, there is leadership and those are the folks who generally make the decisions on what time to leave in the morning. they left around 5:00 a.m. this morning. and they're prompt. we came to try to, to try to find them and we saw them well on their way. while it was still dark out. so the decisions are made and they use loudspeakers to communicate with the crowds about the next day's plans.
>> adriana diaz, thank you very much. you're really putting everything in context for us. thank you very much. it has been more than a week since jayme closs vanish and her parents were found dead in their wisconsin home. but the county sheriff chris fitzgerald says he believes that jayme is still alive. about 2,000 volunteers turned out to search for clues, don daylor spoke to the sheriff about the investigation, he's outside the sheriff's department in wisconsin. >> so many peach drawn here are hoping for a good outcome. volunteers trudged through some rough terrain for hours. investigators are now assessing the items they found. and while it's too early to know whether any of those were connected to this case, the sheriff says he remains optimistic. the line of cars stretched for miles as peach arrived to search
for clues in the disappearance of 13-year-old jayme closs. it took 2,000 volunteers through thick brush and woods. wide-open land, and head-high corn fields. >> there's a little girl missing. and who wouldn't want the world looking for he had. >> most of the news is far away and kind of disconnected. but this is awfully close to our community. >> butch karcher and his wife sarah drove 50 miles to be part of the search. for them, it's personal. >> we have a teenaged daughter as well. and my wife just keeps saying if that was our daughter. so here we are. >> jayme hasn't been seen in more than a week. in october 15th, a mostly inaudible 911 call was made from her mother's cell phone. when police responded, they found james and denise closs dead in their home and their daughter was gone. >> the people in this community have no reason to have lost faith in what's going on here.
>> none, none at all. >> barron county sheriff chris fitzgerald told us his team has been working around the clock to find jayme. >> is there something that you have that you can't tell us, but that makes you feel like you're on the right avenue? >> no. if we had a suspect, i would put that out to the public. >> has the case gone cold? >> no, it hasn't gone cold, we're over 1400 tips, we continue to get tips in as we speak. >> it might take time, but you're optimistic? >> we will bring jayme home. >> the sheriff will hold a press briefing to talk about some of the items that may have been found. as of yesterday, none of them was connected to this disappearance. the funerals for james and denise closs, jayme's parents are, saturday. >> we're hoping the sheriff was right when he said jayme will come home. don, thank you. police, and ahead new details about hidel
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good morning. 7:27. we continue to track slowdowns for drivers on northbound 101. an earlier accident no longer blocking lanes. this was right near university. a crash is further ahead near marsh road. so definitely keeping your ride heavy on that stretch. southbound 280 a crash blocking two lanes. give yourself some extra time down towards 92. let's check in with mary on the forecast. isn't this an amazing view. this is our sutro cam. you can see the low clouds and fog. but above that, a gorgeous sunrise this morning. we are going to see that sunshine as we head through the afternoon. daytime highs around where we should be for this time of year. and then warming up as we head through the week. but 67 today in san francisco. 70 in oakland. 74 in napa. warming up as we head through the workweek. and into the start of next week.
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retailers to throw away the recalled products. a new study shows people taking medication for high blood pressure are more likely to benefit from the treatment if they have good dental hygiene. researchers say patients with gum disease are 20% less likely to have healthy blood pressure ranges. that's compared to people with good oral health. they insist that poor dental hygiene interferes with gloood blood therapy. the actions of the campus police at the university of utah are under scrutiny after the shooting death of a student athlete. police say 21-year-old lauren mccluskey was gunned down by her boyfriend, 37-year-old melvin rowland, who later killed himself. her mother said he lied about many things, his age, his criminal past, and he told her
that lauren was with her. >> reporter: rowlands was a parolee. he was a registered sex offender and he had a family. apparently mccluskey didn't know that when she recently dated him. students at the university of utah are remembering lauren mccluskey as a woman who excelled both in academics and in track and field. >> a really hard worker, really dedicated athlete. her teammates loved her. i know they're absolutely heartbroken. >> reporter: according to police, mccluskey was gunned down by melvin rowland, a former boyfriend. her mother jill mccluskey said she was on the phone with her daughter as she walked on campus overnight. suddenly i heard her yell, no, no, no, and that's the last i heard from her. her mother said lauren
previously dalted the killer fo one month, breaking up with him after learning he lied to her about his name, his age and his criminal history. a criminal sex offender, rowland had spent time behind bars. prosecutor paul amann helped put him there. >> he had absolutely zero ability to control his impulses. by the time we picked him up in september of 2003, he was attempting to have sex with an underage child. >> reporter: rowland told lauren he w -- us he was a reformed family man. >> but the the underlying is, i was just afraid of going back to trying to be a family man. >> detectives opened up an investigation but reportedly did not notify parole officials. police chief david brophy was
asked if law enforcement did enough to protect her. >> i want the answer to that question as well. we had been in touch with ms. mccluskey and they were working to build a case. >> reporter: her friends are struggling to make sense of the catastrophe. >> she did the things you were supposed to do and something awful still happens. >> reporter: rowland fled after mccluskey was shot. he was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. he violated parole and was sent back to prison twice, and he was not allowed to have a gun. police are still trying to determine how he got it. >> and how he slipped through the cracks. thank you so much, carter. nbc host megyn kelly is apologizing for defending the use of blackface on halloween during her morning show. >> you do get in trouble if you're a white person who puts on blackface for halloween or if you're a black person putting on
whi whiteface. she dressed as diana ross and made her skin look darker than it is and people said it looked racist. i thought, who doesn't love diana ross? kelly told viewers this morning that she was wrong. >> i learned that there is a history of blackface being used wrongly by racists in this country. it is not okay for that to be part of any costume, halloween or otherwise. i was wrong and i am sorry. >> kelly has been criticized in the past for saying jesus christ and santa claus were undeniably white. a bridge in hong kong to show you what it took to build a structure nearly as long as 20 golden gate bridges. that's a whole lot of bridge. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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the world's longest sea bridge is now officially open for traffic in china if the took almost a decade to build the hzm bridge which spans 34 miles connecting hong kong and macau to mainland chiep ana. ben tracy is at the bridge in hong kong. >> reporter: the bridge opened this morning and it could cut travel times between certain cities from three hours to about 30 minutes. but a lot of people here in hong kong don't see this as a good thing. they see it as the chinese government tightening its grip on this former british colony. the official opening of the world's longest sea bridge is a major achievement for chinand its president xi jinping. building the hong kong
zhuhai-macau bridge was one of the costly infrastructures in the world. it spans the river delta connecting hong kong, the gamma metric of macau and nine other cities with nearly 70 million people. the bridge is made of more than 400,000 tons of steel. it's as long as nearly 20 golden gate bridges. two artificial islands were built to link underwater tunnels for vehicles so ships can still pass through the busy sea way. it costs nearly $20 billion and hong kong taxpayers were stuck with 60% of the bill for a bridge in many of them will never use. this citizen says we rarely go to china. hong kong operates under a different system from the mainland. it allows certain rights such as freedom of speech, assembly, and the press. but beijing is exerting for
control here and kraukicrack do decent. this is seen by many as infrastructure propaganda. claudia mo is a hong kong politician. >> they still need it as a political symbol icon to remind hong kong people that you are connected to the motherland with this very grand bridge. >> isaac stonefish is a senior fellow with the asia society. >> a lot of people in hong kong are worried that the direction it's going on is bad for them, bad for freedom, and bad for this idea of a distinctive hong kong. >> reporter: whether people here like it or not, this bridge is going to be around for a long time. it's designed to withstand multiple natural disasters and last for 120 years. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, hong kong. >> no doubt an engineering marvel but at an excess, too.
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nope, nope. and the little boy in this is scary. >> if he'd gotten a hug originally. >> one of them was fearless. >> hope you enjoyed that as much as we did. here's a look at some of this morning's headlines. "wall street journal" reports president trump stepped up attacks on fed chairman jerome powell. mr. trump told the journal the federal reserve was the biggest risk to the economy because interest rates are being raised too quick lib. the president says powell almost looks like he's happy raising interest rates. market volatility continued to say the dow dropped 550 points. a school shooting may have been stopped 700 miles away in kentucky. she said she alerted police after receiving harassing facebook messengers from a stranger who was threatening her children. well they found him pulling out of his driveway with a gun and more than 200 rounds of
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it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. pg&e will take to the skies to patrol fire lines in high fire danger areas of marin county. chopper crews will inspect vegetation to reduce the risk of trees coming in contact with those lines. it is day 2 of a three-day planned strike at all 17 uc facilities. today, tens of thousands of workers are picketing across the state. they are demanding a 36% raise over four years. and this morning in san francisco, a 153-ton building at pier 70 is being moved to make room for a new road and
good morning. 7:58. we continue to track delays for drivers along the eastshore freeway. westbound 80, remains in the red. we're looking at a 54-minute ride from hercules. highway 4 over to the maze. and we still have a full house over at the bay bridge toll plaza. an additional 26 minutes heading into san francisco connecting with 101. here's a live look on the other side of the bridge. 80 at 101. we're still seeing a backup as you make your approach to the lower deck of the bay bridge. let's check in with mary on the forecast. thanks. we are tracking areas of low clouds and fog along parts of the bay. as we head through the afternoon, enjoy the sunshine. today the start of a warming trend for us. 67 for a high in san
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday, october 24th, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, the secret service intercepts suspicious packages sent to the homes of former presidents obama and clinton. we'll bring you details of a third bomb scare this morning and look at what investigators will likely focus on. but first here is today's eye opener at 8:00. >> an apparent explosive device sent to the obama home follows a pipe bomb found near the clinton's home. >> none of these packages were actually delivered and none of the targets were actually at
risk. >> one official grand prize winner, someone who is about a billion dollars wealthier than they were 24 hours ago. >> turkish president erdogan stressed again today that turkey will not allow a cover-up over jamal khashoggi's death. >> the cover-up was horrible. the execution was horrible. >> what have you learned about who is organizing the caravan, how they decide when they start and when they stop. >> an activist group from throughout central america and mexico. >> people drawn here are hoping for a good outcome. volunteers trudge through really rough terrain for hours. the sheriff says he remains optimistic. >> we will bring jayme home. >> hitchhiker in australia, trying to make it to the beach was surprised when he was picked up by movie star chris hemsworth and taken to the beach in a helicopter. if you ask me, there's only one thing better than being picked up by chris hemsworth in his helicopter. and that's being picked up by chris hemsworth in his arms.
trust me. trust me on this. i'm bianna golodryga with gayle king and john dickerson. norah is off this morning. explosives sent to the homes of former president obama and former president clinton. this comes one day after an apparent pipe bomb was found near the new york home of billionaire democratic party donor george soros. >> here in new york city, the time warner center was evacuated. cnn, based in that building, was in the middle of an interview when that alarm went off. >> means they were explosive devices and to have projectiles. >> excuse me that sounds like a fire alarm here. >> we're going to jump in. there's a fire alarm here. >> we're going to find out what the latest is here at cnn. we'll be right back. >> cnn resumed its programming from washington. paula reed is at the white house. what is the latest on this story? >> reporter: gayle, the latest
is that two explosive devices were found in mail, sent to former president barack obama and former secretary of state hillary clinton. the u.s. secret service said they discovered these devices during routine mail screenings and that the former first families were never at risk. cbs news has been told that the device at the clinton's home is similar to the one founld at the home of george soros, philan thropist and liberal donor. the clinton device was found this morning and the device to the obamas was found this morning. that's one a day this week. they're trying to investigate if there is any connection to what's going on at the time warner center. these terrorizing acts are despicable and anyone responsible will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law, the white house statement says. a criminal investigation has been launched into these devices and who sent them. john?
>> paula reed at the white house. thank you, paula. jeff begas is also joining us. >> in this billionaire finance ear, that's a connection right there. investigators will look into what kind of similarities they're seeing with these devices. you can take these devices apart, albeit carefully, but you look at the components of the devices, see where they may have been purchased from and sometimes, like in the austin bombing case last march, there are unique components to these devices that immediately give investigators clue. fobs, this is the type of device that can only be purchased in this particular store, in this town. so they will look at that. also, is there any surveillance video in the area where the package addressed to george soros or intended for george
soros was delivered, could they find any vehicles in that area that maybe contain someone who dropped off that package? so those are some of the initial investigatory steps that the fbi, atf, secret service might take in this case. >> jeff, what's the first step in determining who is responsible for these devices? >> well, one thing you might do is look at what kind of e-mail correspondence, in the form of threats or mail correspondence these particular people may have received recently, perhaps there is some sort of connection there. or it could be something else that perhaps might not stand out immediately, but there are clues that some of these devices and the way the information is conveyed on the packaging, that could also give investigators clues. but also the fingerprints. whether the person who put -- or people who put these devices together left behind any sort of
fingerprints. that, obviously, will help investigators a great deal. >> jeff, who will be leading this investigation, the secret service or the fbi? the secret service, obviously, protecting the former presidents. the fbi, i'm assuming, would be the lead in the cnn evacuation. >> well, because this is sch a high-profile case, of course, you have local police responding first but the fbi and the secret service will lead this investigation and there is the prospect, obviously, that there are more suspicious devices out there. so far, there have been no injuries but, of course, federal investigators don't want anyone getting injured so they're going to put as many investigatory resources to this effort as possible, set up something akin to a task force that will help send out teams to investigate whatever leads they can find. >> and, of course, you, paula and all our team there in washington will be following this story, as we will here in new york. jeff, thank you. minutes ago, we learned where the winning ticket for the
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♪ prince harry's wife, meghan, had her first royal engagedment on her own this morning in fiji. look how good they look together. but her visit to a local market was suddenly cut short because officials had what they called crowd control concerns. some royal watchers are wondering if meghan's busy schedule are catching up with her. john vigliotti has been traveling with them. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. marrying into the royal family can be hard work, even when that work takes you to a tropical
island like fiji. meghan's first speech of this tour was well received. at times all the attention surrounding her today proved to be overwhelming. the traditional sounds of fiji and cheers of the crowd have greeted the royal couple across the island nation. >> this is the kind of warm island welcome they're getting. as they arrived at the university of the south pacific, prince harry and meghan were given traditional leis, adorned with flowers which they would continue to wear throughout the day. meghan than gave her first speech on the tour, using her global platform to focus on education. >> everyone should be afforded the opportunity to receive education that they want but more importantly the education that they have the right to receive. >> reporter: she told the crowd of her own grit and determination. >> it was through collarships,
financial aid programs and work study, where my earnings from a job on campus went directly toward tuition that i was able to attend university. >> reporter: the american royal announced two grants aimed at empowering two young women. the younger of which showed up in tiaras. this is the closest we've been able to get to the royal couple on this tour. these young kids so excited to see them right now. >> reporter: meghan's day wasn't without a hiccup. a planned visit to a market was cut short. one of the journalists with meghan at the time. >> what happened there? >> i think she got a little bit hot and flustered by the crowds there. >> reporter: the demands of this tour have taken a little bit of a toll on her. >> i think for meghan, her first major overseas tour, she may have been caught slightly by surprise by how demanding, yeah, each engagement is, how you have
to put on a game face for each engagement. but that's the whole part and parcel of what comes with being a member of the royal family. you have to put your game face on. >> reporter: and kensington palace's official line was security was concerned over the size of this crowd but we do know exhaustion has played a role on this tour. she is three month pregnant and earlier she took some time off before rejoining the tour. >> jonathan, she always has her game face on. people are always excited to see her. doesn't she look good? she sounds good and looks good. >> speaking fiji. >> i like that. despite the me too movement, j, what's changed for women and what happens not. jodi kantor will be here. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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chapter of my life with dementia may be trying, nothing has d diminished my gratitude and deep appreciation for the countless blessings in my life. >> in 1981, o'connor made history when she became the first woman appointed to the supreme court. she spoke to scott pelle about that in 2004. >> i just see the appointment of a woman to this court as a door opener for women across our land. and i think that's an incredible legacy. >> o'connor opened the door for the three female justices now on the bench.
she was the deciding vote in landmark cases of affirmative rights action, abortion rights. she left the bench to care for her husband, who had alzheimer's disease. from lenox hill hospital, good morning. >> good morning. >> justice o'connor said she was diagnosed some time ago with dementia. what's the progression? >> it varies from person to person. someone like her now 88 years old, if she was diagnosed, i'm assuming, a few years ago, the progression should be very good. prognosis should be good because she is older. she is very articulate. she has a good brain, good cognitive reserve, all of which protects against rapid acceleration over time. in her case, progression, in my
opinion, would be slow. >> what does that mean in terms of -- curious about what john is asking, too. in terms of years, what do you mean by that? >> i think the thing that most of us worry about when we develop alzheimer's, which is more feared by americans, older americans than cancer, is that you are going to lose yourself. you're going to lose your soul. and i think that in a case like this, where someone has it much later in life, the likelihood is very high that she's not going to lose herself. she's not going to lose her soul and she's going to continue to know who she is and the people around her until the end of her days. >> i think if people are living longer, you see the concern that they will, in fact, maybe develop alzheimer's. two-thi two-thirds of alzheimer's patients are women. why is that? why does it affect women more? >> they're affected by alzheimer's for a multitude of reasons. first of all, women live longer so there are more women with alzheimer's. secondly, it seems as though women survive more with cerebral
vascular disease of the brain compared to men who die earlier with it and so that causes disease in the brain, which predisposes to alzheimer's disease. and then there are also the hormonal changes that women are now living much longer without the protective effects of estrogen and that can also increase risk. the other thing, too, women suffer more as caregivers from aumz hierms disease, as did justice sandra day o'connor in that she quit her job to take care of her husband. that's something that women tend to do, quit their jobs, give up their lives in order to take care of loved ones with dementia. >> if you are diagnosed, is there anything -- or what can one do to slow the progression? >> first of all, you have to realize there are many different types of alzheimer's disease. depending on the part of the brain that's affected and how old you are when you have it, and depending on the kind of brain that you bring to the illness, it can progress differently. so there are things you can do. you can exercise, eat healthy, stimulate the parts of the brain
that are failing. that helps because you don't lose placity just because you have alzheimer's. >> we will hon good morning. it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. after publicly listing the name of 15 priests accused sexual abuse, today the the san jose diocese is expected to respond to a report that accuses more than 250 bay area priests of abuse. today building engineers are expected to fix yet another cracked window at the millenium tower. officials salining and sinking problems at the tower are not what caused the first window to crack. it will be weeks before we know what caused two steel beams to fail at the transit center. cracks were discovered four weeks ago and the facility
time now 8:27. we're tracking a motorcycle crash that has at least one lane blocked along westbound highway 4 just past railroad. you're taking a live look at the backup those cars making their way westbound. we are tracking a very slow ride. if this is part of your commute, give yourself time. highway 4 is a mess, 41
minutes from loveridge to 680. interstate 80 at mcbryde, we're still tracking delays about 50 minutes for drivers heading from hercules over to the maze. heading into san francisco, an additional 25 minutes connecting with 101 and 880 the nimitz heading through oakland, in the red, northbound direction. 40 minutes between 238 and the maze. let's check in with mary now on the forecast. all right, thanks, jaclyn. well, it is nice to see some sunshine out there. this is a live look with our golden gate cam. and you can see the blue skies and just a few clouds out there. as we head through the day, we're going to see plenty of sunshine. high pressure builds in for us daytime highs will be warmer compared to yesterday. so near normal high temperatures today. 67 for a high in san francisco. 70 in oakland as well as for mountain view. 72 for san jose as well as for san rafael and 74 for santa rosa, napa, concord. warm through saturday, cooler next week.
♪ two inmates made a run for it from a courtroom in washington state. judge r.w. buzzard, remember this name, is shocked but the man takes off his robe and chases after them. one man was charged with reckless driving, the other burglary, still in handcuffs and prison slippers, they run down a hallway and a flight of stairs. the judge catches one inmate as he was about to leave the building. the other was captured several blocks away. they're now charged with second-degree escape and courtroom security, well, that's being re-evaluated. that seems like a stupid move. i love judge buzzard, who said
not today in my courtroom. >> here comes the judge. >> brand new meaning. here comes the judge. >> there went the judge. >> right, right, right. welcome back to "cbs this morning." right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the new york times" reports on a new way for advertisers to target consumers, through internet connected devices. this flu season clorox is made to license information, the data showed which zip codes had increases in fevers so clorox directed more ads to those areas, assuming households there may be in the market for products like its disif he can'ting -- disinfecting wipes. >> smart thinking. removal of the portrait of the kkk's first grand wizard from his office. he took the painting down after the post reporter pointed out it
out. he said he was unaware of the meaning and thought it was just a beautiful print. to kill a mockingbird was voted america's best loved novel. no surprise, more than 4 million people cast votes in pbs's great american read survey. it was followed by outlander, harry potter, pride and prejudice and the lord of the rings. usa today looks at why nasa released 450,000 gallons of water on to the launch pad at florida's kennedy space center in one minute. space agency was testing a new water system used to reduce extreme heat and energy generated by a rocket launch. the method is for nasa's new space launch system that will be used in future missions. and u.s. news & world report says your cat or your dog may be able to tell time. new study in the journal nature of neuroscience tested mice.
the mouse went in to collect the reward after the door opened in six seconds. the researchers made the door invisible and it still waited six seconds before running down the track. one of the most convincing experiments to show that animals use an internal sense of time. not much has changed for women in the workplace, despite the rise of the me too movement, by lean in.org. it looked at 279 companies and surveyed 64,000 employees. women still face sexual harassment at work and remain under represented at every level, especially women of color. co-writing the first story of harvey weinstein in the "new york times," jodi kantor joins us now. good to see you. >> good morning. >> what report does this tell you about what, if anything, has
changed? >> you can't boil the ocean and you can't do it fast, editor of times up, has said. there's a lot that still hasn't changed. part of what we see is this stubbornness with gender dynamics that we always have. then there are real signs of change. my colleagues just reported out of the 200 or so men who lost their jobs as a result of these allegations, about half were replaced by women. that's real change right there. >> and also in this study, however, it says for every 100 men promoted to manager only 60 black women are. how does race play into the equation? that's an issue we don't spend that much time on. >> those women are confronting -- they're fighting a war on two fronts, two sets of stereotypes. one of the things the study discusses is the problem of ownliness and the problem of being the only one of something in a room. >> you said the only one is a common experience for women in
general, though. it's more than just black women, it's women in general, many times, we feel like we're the only one in the room. >> exactly. >> i thought it was interesting, too, that -- because i don't think most people think there's a link between sexual harassment and the workplace and you said yes, there is. sexual harassment and workplace inequality are linked how? >> they feed each other. on one hand we now see many women have actually been harassed out of the workplace and we also see that harassment is a reflection of problematic gender dynamics that already exist. it kind of reflects a world in which men have all the power and women are afraid to even speak up. >> speaking of different kinds of worlds we have in which we see this play out, the political world and then we have the corporate world. how do you think those will evolve, one faster than another? >> part of what we've seen in our reporting is that there actually may be more openness to change in same ways in the corporate world than the political one. it's true that the official numbers by the study show that
not much has changed but attitudes have changed in corporate america, who is an acceptable job candidate, who is considered risky? is it the woman who might get pregnant or is it a man who might be accused of something negative? as my colleagues pointed out in an article yesterday, in politics, things can feel so stuck. as we saw with the kavanaugh nomination, sometimes these allegations can feel like they just become fodder for a partisan war instead of being a really serious elevated discussion of the issue. >> one in seven men now say they're concerned about their position in the workplace. what do you say to that concern from men? >> probably welcome to the club, because i think women have had that fear for a long time. >> do they have valid concerns, do you think? >> you know, so much of gender progress is about kind of equal sharing of not only privilege but also anxieties and burdens between women and men, so if -- you know, if there is more anxiety on the part of men in
the workplace, that is probably the counterpart to something that women have felt for a long time. >> and we're talking about it, which is so important. >> exactly. >> the discussion continues to move forward. thanks, in part, to reporting from you and your colleagues. >> thank you. >> you must get comments, we saw something in the green room, our next guest coming up was talking about how your reporting has affected her and what it means. jodi, congratulations. >> thank you. >> i know you hear it every day and i just saw it in person. starbucks has opened its first bilingual store for customers who are deaf or hard of hearing. all the employees at the store in washington, d.c. are fluent in sign language. errol barnett is outside the store where he learned a few different ways to order for himself. errol, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. i've been able to sneak inside, or i should say good morning. it's not unusual to see people in this part of d.c. to usestein language. we're close to the world's
largest school for the deaf and close to the capitol. an opportunity for starbucks to show what inclusion looks like. call it a sign of the times. instead of calling out names at this starbucks they've gone silent. >> even those with a little bit of resistance come in and once they have this experience, they become our allies. >> reporter: this signing starbucks, the first of its kind in the u.s., is a hands-on experience. this means macchiato, cold brew and pumpkin spice. manager matthew gilsbach taught me a few others. >> coffee is this. >> i can do that. >> orders appear on this screen. there's an abundance of anti-glare table tops to eliminate distractions. >> reporter: how big of a difference being able to do something like this make in a person's life who is hard of hearing? >> starbucks is more than just a cup of coffee. it provides an experience. people come here as their third place.
>> reporter: the idea has been brewing since videos like this. >> welcome to starbucks. what can we get started for you today? >> reporter: a customer at this starbucks drive-thru couldn't order until a barista appeared on the screen. after this philadelphia store called police on two african-american men, howard shults, then starbucks executive chairman, spoke to gayle king in april. >> we want to be an inviting, welcoming place for everyone. >> reporter: the coffee giant closed all 8,000 stores for anti-bias training and now sees this store as an effort at inclusivity. >> 70% of deaf and hard of hearing people are either unemployed or highly under employed. it's a way to give back to the community. >> reporter: first day of business, gilsbach showed me how to order, using american sign language. i would like a coffee. sorry. grinding the coffee grounds here.
hot, caramel macchiato. please. moments later -- how do you say cheers even though it's could havy? >> cheers. >> reporter: i love that one. starbucks says there are no plans to have other stores specifically designed for the deaf but say the point is for this store to be a part of this community up and down h street and provide opportunities, join other businesses that are employing those who are deaf and hard of hearing. bianna? >> my aunt and uncle are deaf. thank you for that, by the way, errol. my aunt and uncle are deaf. it's so meaningful to hear stories like this from starbucks and other companies that employ the deaf in the community. >> cheers is a universal sign. everybody knows what this means. >> and this is thank you. >> got it. we all know starbucks sells pastries but chef christina tosi's bakery, milk bar, has a very different selection. the award-winning chef is in our
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question. what is it that you can do every single day for the rest of your life? and i was like, make cookies. >> i like that, christina tosi is the chef, founder of the popular bakery milk bar. innovative style is featured on chef's table. bon apetite magazine calls it one of the most exciting bakeries in the country. you go, christina. behind cult favorites like crack pie, cereal milk soft serve and her birthday cake. 15th location opened last month in los angeles. tosi is out with a new cookbook called milk bar, all about cake. good morning to you, christina tosi, in your red converse. i love it. i can just tell you're a fun girl before you even open your mouth. >> when i get dressed in the morning i'm like how am i going to bring the fun to life today? >> mission accomplished. i have to talk about the book. it's called all about cake, but the very first line is cake was
a bit boring to me, almost always the same formula. a spongy base with a muted flavor, just a vehicle to get to the frosting. and i thought what's wrong with you, willis? what you talkin' about? clearly you've evolved because you're cuckoo for cake. >> i was raised in a family where cake was what happens when you celebrated something. >> yes. >> and no matter the celebration, cake existed. but cake was like a sheet cake, chocolate cake with vanilla frosting. i felt there was a wild wonderful world of flavor and texture and permission to dig in and get creative that was missing in cake. and that's what this book is all about. >> had it always been missing or was there some great era of cakes in the 14th century we didn't know about? >> that's a really good question. if i had a time machine -- >> gayle mentioned frosting. why is it that you don't like frosting around the cake? >> i know. when you get -- >> i didn't like that because the best part of the cake is the
frosting but now i say thank you. >> i'm not a big frosting person, by the way. >> i'm here for frosting but i am, as you can see, a very comfortable human person. i was a home baker first. i went to culinary school and we would belabor over making frosting these cakes perfectly and making them these beautiful works of art. i always took a step back and was like but i'm here to eat the cake. it should be an invitation to eat. i don't want to take myself so seriously about what it looks like. i mean, i do, but i want to take all the time to put the ingenuity into the layers and flavors and textures of it all i want the cake to be an invitation to come in and get busy with forks. >> i thought it was you were thinking about the health, that it was more of a health thing for you. >> no. >> that we wouldn't eat as much frosting. >> no. you'll find me late at night eating a tub of strawberry lemon frosting. >> i've done that, too, out of the can. i was raised to be a follower. my theory is don't compete with
nostalgia. >> yes. >> what does that mean? >> i have my food memories. my childhood is built on these incredible warm, gooey oatmeal cookies that my grandma makes. i could make the same recipe standing right next to her, and it never tasted as good. and i don't believe as a pastry chef my job is to compete with the classics. they're classics for good reason. my job is to take them and celebrate them and to inspire in you all a new look, a new approach, a new creative outlet to the world, celebrating what came before and those memories that are deep rooted but also to give you an excuse to put on your red converse, go do some jumping jacks or high five someone through what makes dessert make us come to life when you eat it. >> your personality is as infectious as your desserts. what does baking give you? what joy does that bring to you, and why? >> for me, it's baking and it's beyond baking secretly. it is an outlet for creativity.
for me it's also an outlet to connect with people. i love to bake because i love to feed people. feeding people dessert, like joy begets joy. your faces are lighting up just thinking about it. >> i know! >> it's about teaching. it's also given me a great tool for leadership to create an incredible community of like-minded, diverse individuals that can all come to the table at milk bar and bring their spirit and their creative freedom. >> they are lucky to call you a boss. >> all a little closer. >> happy at the table and have your dessert. >> you started as an electrical engineer. >> i did. i'm a mathmatician at heart and baker in spirit i suppose. >> it's working for you. >> thank you. >> working for you a lot. >> thank you so much. all about cake is on sale now. eating news anchor jeff glor talks about whiskey with "new
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good morning. we continue to track slowdowns for drivers heading into san mateo. live look, this is in hayward. is heading over the san mateo bridge of the we are still stuck in the red. 34 minutes from 880 to 101. take a live look at 101 near hillsdale boulevard. we have a car blocking at least one lane just past highway 92.
so you're northbound side very slow and then southbound dealing with nearly an hour ride just from burlingame down to university avenue. so give yourself some extra time. 237 just under 25 minutes connecting 880 to 101. it's been a very busy day. along the nimitz, stuck in the red 39 minutes to the maze. mary has the forecast. all right, thanks, jaclyn. well, we are catching some sunshine out there and here's our "salesforce tower" camera really pretty view of a little bit of sunshine shining down on the bay. but we're also tracking still some low clouds and fog just lingering out there. through the afternoon, enjoy the sunshine. daytime highs will be above average or right around where we should be for this time of year. and then as we go through the week, we're warming up. 60s and 70s in the area today.
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