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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, february 9, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." 50 million americans are in the path of a massive winter storm, more than a foot of snow in the east is also impacting travel from the west. we're in hard-hit areas where schools and he offices are already closed. are already >> supreme court nominee neil gorsuch says president trump -- dozens of patients file a lawsuit claiming they were false lie diagnosed with alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. one of the patients shares the
huge emotional toll of being misdiagnosed. >> we begin where today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> the snow the really starting to come down. >> conditions are not great for driving. >> the worst of it will be during the classic morning rush hour. >> a major snowstorm blankets the northeast. >> winter storm warnings from top to bottom. >> it's a fast-moving storm with a quick hit of heavy snowfall. >> take it easy when you're shoveling. if you have a friend with a snow blower, buy him a zbleer president trump's nominee for the supreme court calling president trump's -- >> sounds like neil gorsuch might be a darn good judge who will call it as he sees it. >> the senate approves jeff sessions as attorney general after a bitter debate. >> when jeff sessions was passed, it turned my stomach. >> in phoenix, an angry protest .
>> charles oakley was arrested after an altercation. >> deandre jordan doing pregame work, flips the ball high in the air. where did it go? >> tom brady's missing super bowl jersey? it seems like it may have been put in a patriots equipment trunk. >> president trump blasted nordstrom for dropping ivanka's clothing line. >> my daughter is a great person, always pushing me to do the right thing. >> why do you need to be pushed to do the right thing? why don't you just do the right thing? >> on "cbs this morning." >> sean spicer defended the tweets from the podium in the press room, not in an
ill-fitting suit, in a ravishing ivanka original. amazing. looks fantastic. >> this morning's eye opener presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off, so anthony mason is with us again. >> good morning. >> good to have you here. as you wake up in the west, 50 million people in the northeast are getting slammed by a winter snowstorm. the dangerous storm is intensi y intensifying bringing whiteout conditions and high wind across the region. several inches of snow are falling each hour. snows in boston, philadelphia closed. a dozen states from west virginia to maine are under some type of winter weather advisory. some places will get hit with
more than a foot of snow. so we've got reporters all around the country in the storm's path in new jersey, philadelphia, new york and boston, too. jury riee jury rica duncan has more. >> reporter: the snow is pretty soft but coming down since about 3:00 this morning and it just continues to accumulate, at least six inches has fallen already. people are pretty much staying off the roadway as emergency officials are urged them to do. it's not just the snow we're talking about. we're talking about the wind as well, making visibility very difficult for drivers. bottom line, if you live along the east coast, you're bracing for a long snowy day. >> the plowing started early this morning. truck drivers are working to keep up with the thick snow blanketing the roads. >> let us guys take care of stuff. please stay home if you can. >> reporter: overnight temperatures plunged as the storm moved in and snow began to
fall. forecasters are predicting more than a foot of snow could fall in some places. the storm is expected to strengthen through the morning commute. >> don't be fooled by the warm weather. >> reporter: yesterday felt like spring in parts of the northeast. new york city peaked at a record 62 degrees. but with the conditions turning back to winter, the city's emergency management department is urging caution. >> we're going to be experiencing very fast snowfall. it could be up to three inches an hour. that will create whiteout conditions. visibility will be very, very poor. >> reporter: the national weather service is also warning the storm will create dangerous driving conditions from philadelphia to boston, a more than 300-mile stretch of the northeast. officials are telling people to travel in emergencies only. there are plenty of snowplows that continue to stay on these roadways. this is not the first time,
obviously, a community like this has been hit with a severe snowstorm. just last year they got 30 inches in one single storm. right now schools are closed, new jersey governor chris christie asking people to stay off the roads. >> jerikca, thanks. it was 60 degrees 18 hours ago. the heavy snow is creating treacherous driving conditions all across the northeast. here is a look from new haven, connecticut. philadelphia also has declared a snow emergency. tony dokoupil is there where about half a foot is expected. tony, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i don't know if you can tell where i'm standing. these are the very top of the philadelphia art museum steps. typically on a normal morning, you can see the entire skyline of the city. the sun has been up for hours. with this snowstorm you can barely make out two of those large buildings. it's amazing to contemplate that yesterday it was 60 degrees and sunny. there were people in shorts. as recently as 7:30 this morning
on the east coast there was no snow on the ground. suddenly, the temperature dropped, the snow got very heavy and i've got to tell you the city of philadelphia there and the region taking no chances. there are speed restrictions on the major highways. the majority of flights at nearby philadelphia airport have been canceled. schools have been canceled, government buildings are closed and salt trucks are working around the clock. 50,000 tons of salt put on the roads to try to get things back to normal. the forecast is now a now cast and it is snow. >> tony, thank you. the storm is causing chaos on the roads and paralyzing airports. about 3,000 flights to, from and within the u.s. have already been canceled today. according to flightaware.com. kris van cleave is at jfk airport with a closer look at the impact around the country. chris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. more than half the flights into the new york city area have been canceled. here at jfk that's around 500
and counting as this region is getting pummeled by a winter storm. now, all of the airlines canceled preemptively to get ahead of this storm, all the major carriers are offering to waive change fees for passengers flying to or from airports from the d.c. area up through maine and parts of canada. the nation's largest carrier, american airlines, planned to canc cancel at least 750 flights today. the biggest impact felt in airports in hub cities, including new york, philadelphia and washington. new york city-based jetblue canceled more than 700 flights in advance as well. delta put the number of cancellations around 350. southwest said roughly 250 have been canceled. that includes flights from the west coast. trust me. it's nicer where you are. the hope is to resume service after the storm, possibly tonight or friday. >> if you're scheduled to fly
today, you are not happy right now. thank you very much, kris van cleave. >> danielle niles of wbz is tracking this system. good morning, danielle. what do you see? >> a major winter storm is bearing down across the northeast. blizzard warnings from long island to the south shore and down to cape cod, near zero visibility through the afternoon. intensity picking up through this afternoon, two to four inches per hour. thundersnow already reported, will continue through the afternoon. it will end up become over a foot for most of eastern maine stretching back down into southeast new york. six to 12 inches in the blue. i wouldn't be surprised to see 14, 16, maybe even 18-inch amounts pop up south of boston. on the west coast, it's all about the rain. flood watches and warnings are posted from oregon back down to california. we're talking about a pretty active couple of days here with widespread areas of rain. amounts could top out over two
inches and parts of eastern california could see up to five in a few spots on the west coast. >> danielle, thanks. here is a look at the snow still piling up here in new york city. that's right outside the broadcast center. we'll continue to bring you updates on the storm throughout the newscast this morning. >> president trump faces new criticism from an unlikely source, his own supreme court nominee. judge neil gorsuch called the president's attack on the judiciary after a judge blocked his controversial travel ban demoralizing and disheartening. democratic senator revealed the comments made in a closed doosh meeting on capitol hill. major garrett is at the white house where the president is not letting up. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. as you suggested, the president's recent criticism of the federal court has drawn attention of supreme court nominee neil gorsuch and he was reportedly not impressed. as the federal courts continue to review the administration's travel ban, the president said the time for tighter security is now.
>> terrorism is a far greater threat than the people of our country understand. >> reporter: president trump's startling words about potential attacks came amid his continued criticism of a federal court order halting his temporary travel ban. >> courts seem to be so political, and it would be so great for our justice system if they would be able to read a statement and do what's right. >> reporter: the president's legal jousting did not extend to supreme court nominee and federal appeals court justice neil gorsuch. >> i'm very proud to have picked judge gorsuch who i think is going to be an outstanding member of the supreme court, outstanding. >> reporter: on capitol hill gorsuch told democratic senator richard blumenthal he considered mr. trump's recent comments about the federal judiciary disheartening and demoralizing. asked about the judge's
sentiment, south carolina republican senator lindsey graham said i think that was probably an honest answer, good for the judge. as for the order, white house press secretary sean spicer says terrorism concerns validate the move. >> there's at least 20-some-odd people through the last ten years who have come into this country and been convicted or charged with acts of terrorism. >> reporter: the white house says represents people who have targeted or intend to target americans either ian side or outside the u.s. many are naturalized u.s. citizens who later become radicalized. moments ago on twitter president trump took on this controversy about judge gorsuch's remarks and tweeted as follows, let me quote it directly. senator richard blumenthal who never fought in vietnam when he said for years he had, major lie, now misrepresents what judge gorsuch told him, question
mark. anthony, the president does not assert it was a misrepresentation, just leaves the question hanging out there. >> major, thank you. some senate democrats say judge gorsuch's criticism of the president may not be enough to get them to vote yes on his nomination. jan crawford looks at the context behind gorsuch's remarks. jan, good morning. >> good morning. in an interview after their meeting, blumenthal suggested gorsuch's concerns weren't going to be enough to sway his vote. he suggested gorsuch should make his comments publicly and more explicitly. this all comes in the wake of president trump's recent tweet where he slammed the so-called judge, as he put it, who suspended his temporary travel ban. but it is highly unusual to see a nominee criticize the president who nominated him. what makes this even more unusual, it is nothing new to see a president complaining about the judiciary. president obama berated conservative justices who were sitting right in front of him during the 2010 state of the union address.
president clinton suggested at one point he would ask a lower federal court judge to resign over one of his controversial decisions. in fact, one president, franklin delano roosevelt tried to change the entire composition of the supreme court because he was so unhappy with its rulings. that is why you're seeing some outside groups suggest this is nothing more than a ploy for the cho chous to show gorsuch might be independent. >> interesting point, jan. senator jeff sessions is about to be sworn in as u.s. attorney general this morning. alabama's governor chose state attorney general luther strange to take his seat in the senate. sessions resigned overnight after his nomination was confirmed. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with the final hours of a tense debate. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. now that sessions has been confirmed, that's eight cabinet positions down, about a dozen to
go. each fight over confirmation seems to get more bitter than the last now that sessions is leaving the senate, he had advice for the battle-scarred senators he's leaving behind. >> in the future, maybe the intensity of the last few weeks would die down. >> reporter: in what now passes for bipartisanship, one democrat joined every republican in voting to confirm sessions for attorney general. sessions urged his now ex-colleagues to treat other nominations be less heat than they did his. >> denigrating people who disagree with us i think is not a healthy trend for our body. >> reporter: the rest of the senate is not in the mood for healthy discourse. >> the democrats are angry and they're out of their minds, foaming at the mouth practically. >> reporter: the decision by republicans to bardem krat liz wealth warren in the sessions' debate drove sides further into their own camps.
democrats say she was silenced. >> leader o'connell owes senator warren an apology. >> reporter: lindsey graham said she had it coming. >> the bottom line is it was long overdue with her. i mean she is clearly running for the nomination in 2020. >> i don't understand how he can say that. >> reporter: claiming senator warren broke an obscure rule when she read a 30--year-old letter. >> mr. sessions used the awesome power of his office to chill the free exercise of the vote by black citizens. >> the rules are very clear that you don't impugn another senator. >> reporter: forward wren, the ensuing drama has some upside. >> you did send out a fund-raising letter shortly after all this happened. how much have you raised off of this? >> i don't have any idea. but i'll tell you this. lots of people have now seen coretta scott king's letter. i think it's more a part of our
living history again. >> reporter: more drama coming today. the senate is going to be debating the nomination of georgia congressman tom price to be secretary of health and human services. democrats say he wrote legislation to benefit some of his investments while republicans insist he obey the law. protesters fighting the deportation of a 36-year-old arizona mother tried to block a van from carrying her away. police arrested seven protesters rallies in mesa, arizona, on behalf of the woman. she was reportedly arrested under a 2013 judicial deportation order. the order was not enforced during the obama administration. president trump has set a stricter policy. don dahler is here with what could be the first in a new wave of deportations. >> good morning, guadalupe reyes was arrested yesterday during her annual check-in with immigration officials. she'll reportedly be sent back to mexico, a country she left as
a teenager 21 years ago. protesters banded together to block an immigrations and customs enforcement ban near phoenix arizona. locked inside, a 36-year-old mother of two who lives in arizona illegally. reyes was reportedly convicted of a felony in 2008 for using a fake social security number. she served six months in an i.c.e. detention center. in 2013 a judge ruled she had no legal standing to remain in the country. but on appeal, she was allowed to stay with regular check-ins. when she showed up at this immigration office wednesday, she was taken into custody. under president obama, nearly 3 million people were deported, but minor offenders like rayos were given a pass. recent executive orders broadened the definition of a criminal alien to include undocumented immigrants charged with any crime.
the family and supporters say her arrest is a direct result of the president's crackdown. her two u.s.-born children, including 16-year-old son angel say they're heartbroken. >> no one should ever have to be separated from their mother. my mom is my everything. she's always there for me. no one should ever have to go through this. >> i.c.e. officials say she's being deported because of a 2013 court order. her lawyer says her original arrest took place during a workplace raid they argue was unconstitutional. and, therefore, she should be allowed to stay in the country. gayle? >> thank you, don. circus performers plunge 25 feet from a dangerous high wire act. ahead, the mishap that seriously hurt the entertainers working
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we are under a storm watch this morning. another round of rain.. is expected throughout the bay area today. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. we are under storm watch this morning. another round of rain is expected throughout the bay area today. this is a live look in downtown santa rosa. it started raining earlier this morning. and crews will be keeping a close eye on possible mudslides in the area. mudslides are also causing problems in san rafael. it smashed through one home on tuesday and now two houses next to it are red-tagged as the second round of storms moves in. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,
good morning. it's thursday, 7:27 a.m. let's take a look at the traffic alert we have had in the south bay. scotts valley area between vine hill road and sugarloaf, we are down to one lane in each direction while crews continue to try and clean up the massive mudslide on the northbound side and now we are seeing major slowdowns. you have three miles per hour and about a 4.5-mile backup so give yourself some extra time. make sure you're prepared to drive slowly and carefully. roberta, i'll send it to you. >> we're under storm watch here at kpix 5. let's get to it. live hi-def doppler picking up some moderate precipitation now falling around the north bay and spreading across the bay area. this is the leading edge of the precipitation from yountville through napa into vallejo. also around the city of san francisco through daly city. hey, sfo, three-hour delay on some arriving flights. san mateo across the bridge east bay rain. periods of heavy rain and also gusty winds with a wind advisory in effect expect winds up to 35 to 45 miles per hour. ,, ,,,,,,
road. the city could up a bit -- you might have a bit but up to a foot. roads are being snarled by this huge storm. we'll continue to track its impact throughout this broad cost. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour donald trump blasts nordstrom for dropping its ivanka line. they say it was a business position. one who says president trump is
not conducting himself in a way consistent with the president's office. >> circle was workers fell 25 feet. we'll look at the dangerous acts. time to show you this morning's headlines. the wall street journal reports on air strikes in syria last week. the militants were gathered in northwest syria. 11 al qaeda fighters were killed in two strikes. among them, one who was an ally to osama bin laden. he had been setting up training for decades. a grad found in panama was reportedly strangled. she was found along a wooded trail. eight people have been detained in connection with her death. "usa today" reports that a muslim fencer was recently held
atticus toms without explanation. remember we interviewed her last summer. she was the first person to compete in the olympics wearing a hijab and won a bronze medal . she doesn't know if she was held as a result of president trump's travel ban. this is one of our olympians. >> yes, sir. i remember her. "washington post" quotes bankers will go the way of black smiths. three new bank of america branchs have atms but no workers. video conferences is available to help with complex issues. the number of workers has dropped sharply since 2009. >> i like talking to people. >> apparently the younger people don't. >> so i heard. nordstrom's gained 4% after a brief dip when it dip.
president trump tweeted, my daughter eva can has been treated so unfair by. >> alex wagner is here to look at it. good morning. >> nod strom continues that breaking the ties with ivanka trump's brand has nothing to do with politics and everything to do with business. president trump thinks differently. >> reporter: on wednesday press secretary sean spicer hits back after the president trump blasted on twitter for nordstrom dropping his daughter's clothing line from their stores. >> this is a direct attack on her name. there's clearly an attempt for him to stand up for her because she is being aligned because of his politics.
>> reporter: nordstrom said we made this decision on performance. it didn't make goods by sense to continue with the line. we've had a great relationship with the team. she was personally informed in january. days before nordstrom dropped the 35-year-old's brand the retailer sent this e-mail to their employees offering support to anyone affected by mr. trump's immigration order. >> reporter: but mellody hobson said even if the split was over sagging sales corporate america is worried about being singled out by mr. trump. >> i think it's very clear no one wants to be in the cross hairs of the united states ivanka has no formal role but she remains very close to the white house. here she's seen at a meeting last week with business leaders in the state dining room and her
husband 36-year-old jared kushner is a senior adviser for the president. richard painter said president trump is not conducting himself in way that is consistent with the office. >> we need husband undivided attention of affairs. we cannot have him out there schilling for the family businesses on twitter or anywhere else. >> reporter: in a statement the ivanka trump brand told us they continue to experience year of year revenue growth. meanwhile t.j. maxx and their employees to remove signage from it. >> i don't know of anyone who would discontinue a brand if it's making money for you. >> it's a question. if you get in the hot seat, is it going to help your bottom line? >> did nordstrom's release a statement of all the clothes they dropped? >> and her clothes and shoes are
cute. >> yes, they are. they're undoubtedly cute. five circus performers are in a florida hospital after terrifying fall during rehearsal. three of them are intensive care. they were practicing a high flying stunt similar to this one. they're part of a troupe. omar villafranca is inside the circus in sayre stow ta where it took a devastating turn. omar, good morning. >> good morning. the accident happened in this tent. let me give you an idea how high up we're talking about. there's a wire that's usually swung across there. that's 25 feet up and the from there the performers start stacking up. at the highest point the woman was at 40 feet when they all fell to the ground. a record-breaking stunt on the
high-wire quickly went haywire as performers attempted an eight-person pyramid similar to this one. >> there's obviously a lot of momentum involved and if somebody loses a balance, then something can go wrong. i would say basically that's what happened. they lost their balance. >> five were hospitalized and three have undergone surgery. all are expected to survive. >> mostly orthopedic injuries, a traumatic brain injury and pelvic injury. >> nik wallenda and his family are known for their high-wire act. he's conquered the niagara falls and the streets of new york. he was there but not among the five that were injured. back in 1962 two were killed in a wallenda family performance after a fall from a similar seven-person pyramid. >> it's always a shock to everybody. everybody knows the wallendas,
and to have a repeated accident like this in their hometown of sarasota is tragic. >> the circus says there ee no sign of an equipment failure as in this one when an apparatus snapped sending them into a 30-foot freefall. they still plan to open friday night. >> the circus is resilient. the circus people are resilient. the show must go on. >> they released a statement saying they feel blessed everyone will survive. anthony? >> thank you very much. a reminder just how dangerous what tay do is. >> they have the attitude the show must go on. dozens of people are suing an ohio clinic saying they were misdiagnosed. ahead. how their lives were devastated
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falsely diagnosing dozens of people with alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. more than 50 people are suing sherry ann jenkins. they claim she, quote, lacked the training, education, licensing and credentials to treat and diagnose patients with cognitive disorders. michelle miller shows us how this devastates family. >> none of us would know how we would react if our memories were fading away. several people sold their belongings and quit their jobs. one family reports a man killed himself. another man told us he was ready to do the same. >> didn't want to put my children through dealing with every single day not knowing
whether dad's going recognize you today. to me at that point it seemed easier to not be around for that. >> reporter: shaun blazik wrote a note instructing him to swallow a bottle of sleeping pills. his wife cried daily. >> oh, my god, what am i going to do. when you get married, you think about i'm going have kids and then we're going to have this time that we're going to grow old together and i thought we're not going to have that. >> the 33-year-old who has a history of concussions went to to toledo cognitive center for insomnia. he did not realize the woman who treated him was not a medical doctor. sherry ann jenkins opened the center in 2013 saying, quote, i use a holistic manner with a
scientific approach for my patients. i use near recognitive treatment. >> i went there for cognitive issues. hayed the test right in front of me. >> but dr. davis agus says medical staff should be licensed to interpret those results. >> this diagnosis is a difficult one to make. it needs to be done with experts with the disease and always you should get a second opinion when you're faced with a second opinion. >> he did get a second opinion months later. turns out his insomnia is not responsible for alzheimer's. he's suing. dr. oliver jen skins was allegedly listed as a physician for many of the patients. although he is a medical doctor, he's not qualified to issue such
services. he never saw the patients and did not contribute to their care and treatment. >> our concern is there are lots of people out there with this inadequate misdiagnosed treatment. >> last year a letter was sent to him saying this service is no longer providing services but it did not include a warning about the errors. >> it's definitely malicious and hope people can get a second opinion as soon as possible. >> he said he threw out the bottle of pills. they're suing $1 million for every patient. they're saying greed might have been a motive. cbs news was not able to reach the jenkins. lawyer for the clinic would not comment on the pending case. >> would like to know what they say about that. good advice to get a second opinion. >> i hope every patient knows what's going on.
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here's a live look at highway-17 - where traffic is backed up as crews continue to clean up debris. heavy good morning, it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. we are under a storm watch. here's a live look at highway 17. traffic is backed up as crews continue to clean up debris in that area. heavy rains have sparked mudslides and accidents. >> if you had plans to travel on highway 37 today, the chp says that it's closing the road again in novato. caltrans spent yesterday pumping water out from the flooded highway. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
highway 17 is only down to 1 lane in each direction and you have slow-moving traffic and a 4.5-mile backup here moving at just 30 miles an hour. so if you are coming this way, give yourself some extra time. 10-minute delay on 16th street station on mass transit due to equipment problems. ace train 15-minute delays, we have changes on the bay ferry. >> good morning. we are on storm watch. this is why. it's our live hi-def doppler radar. we are seeing the beginning of a cold front now beginning to blast through the northern portion of our bay area from guerneville through santa rosa into rohnert park. when you see the shape of yellow that's a moderate downpour. the shades of orange you have to watch carefully for the potential of an isolated thunderstorm. we do have delays around the peninsula at sfo three hours three minutes on some arriving flights. it's raining east of the bay all the way across the bay bridge. ,, ,,,,
♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, february 9th, 2017, welcome back to "cbs this morning," there's more news ahead including hackers before the inauguration. who enabled more than half of washington, d.c.'s security cameras. first, today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> it's just not the snow, but wind as well making visibility very difficult for drivers. >> the plows are working around the clock, and this snow emergency, guys, it should last until at least midday. >> trust me, it's nicer where you are. the hope is to resume service after the storm, possibly tonight. >> across the northeast, winter
storm warnings in pink and blizzard warnings in long island, the south shore, and cape cod. >> the president's criticism of the federal court drew attention to the nominee as he was reportedly not in press. >> it is highly unusual to see a nominee criticize the president who nominated him. what makes this even more is it's nothing new to see a president complaining about the judiciary. >> nordstrom maintains severed ties has nothing to do with politics, but everything to do with business. the president of the united states seems to think differently. >> he's mad at them. in other news, u.s. troops are matched on women's accessories. >> eventually, taking down every store at the mall if he has to. you're next, orange julius, watch out. >> i'm gayle king with anthony mason.
good to see you. charlie's off today. winter snowstorm is pounding the northeast now impacting 50 million people. the powerful storm gave strength just as the morning commute began. thousands of schools closed today. new york city, boston, and philadelphia are among the city's affected here. around 3,000 flights have been cancelled. >> winter warnings and advisories in effect from west virginia to maine with some getting more than a foot of snow. we are in philadelphia where snow emergency is in effect. tony, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing on the top of the set of the philadelphia art museum. on a normal morning, you can turn around and see the skyline of philadelphia, but today with the snow falling, the sun up for hours, and only just now can we begin to see maybe, one, two buildings. the wind is picking up. it's snapping and popping these flags above me, and the surrounding area taking no chances. there are restrictions on major highways, and most of the
flights in the nearby philadelphia international airport have been cancelled, and the plows are working around the clock. the salt trucks put 50,000 tons of salt on the road hoping to keep this from icing over, and commuters are told to stay off the roads if they can avoid it, and if they have to go out, anticipate commutes twice as long as normal. this snow emergency, guys, should last until at least midday. >> thanks, tony. our meteorologist of our boston station, wbz, is tracking the storm, danielle, gooz morning. >> good morning. a winter storm is bearing down in the northeast. winter storm warnings in pink, blizzard warnings and snowfall rates 2-4 inches an hour. thunder snow reported. that continues with it all wrapping up west to east into the evening hours. we're talking about 0 visibility at times and snow is piling up. a foot or more from portions of
southeast new york and eastern maine with 6-12 inches in a lot of central new england and pennsylvania. it's active coast to coast. flood warnings and watches in the west coast from oregon back down with 2-4 inches of rain with local higher amounts possible. >> thank you. president trump's nominee said in a private conversation he's upset about the attack on the jew dish ri. richard said he told him behind closed doors the president's comments accusaing the presiden of being critical are disheartening and demoralizing. he asked the question, senator richard never fought in vote numb when he said for years he had, major lie, and now misrepresents what judge gorsuch told him? the ninth circuit of appeals in san francisco is expected to decide this week whether to
reinstate the temporary immigration ban. >> we have to point out a white house adviser working with judge gorsuch confirmed that was the contest of the communication. while there was no cameras, there, no account of the senator, by it's confirmed it happened. surveillance cameras hacked ahead of the inauguration. they targeted the nation's capital eight days before president trump was sworn in the the attack happened while federal law enforcement officials were trying to ramp up security. we are in washington and tracking the investigation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what we know now is the secret service was racing to figure out who was behind the cyber attack before the inauguration. this affected traffic and street cameras, security cameras around washington like that one right up there. federal officials tell us that the hackers injected malicious code into the system and it
crippled 70% of washington's camera network. the cyber attack that hit washington's cameras targeted the system part of the security in place to monitor several kilo kagss on inauguration day including the parade route. investigators isolated the ip address and traced it to a location in britain where two people were taken into custody. officials say despite those arrests, the search for suspects is expanding. chris is leading the secret service investigation. >> the case is not closed. at this point in time, we're pursuing all available leads. >> reporter: authorities are still trying to determine if the cyber attack was part of a larger plot. secret service agents with the electronics crime task force is based in rome and paris are now working the case. the secret service is increasingly being called upon to investigate cyber attacks. in washington, there is a cyber operation center where agents track malicious codes that could
affect computer networks and power grids, water companies, and even the air-conditioning of buildings which could, in turn, have an impact on the president's security. in this case, hackers took control of the d.c. security cameras using code known as ransom ware. in the past, they targeted hospitals, cities, or companies by essentially holding data hostage to extort money. >> america first. >> reporter: for now, the secret service would not reveal the motive for the cyber attack before the inauguration. did they make demands? >> i can't speak specifically what the secret service found in the investigation at this point. >> if they did, you can't talk about it? >> that's correct. >> reporter: no ransom was paid. the security cameras were shut and down back up and running again within 48 hours and now told investigators are trying to figure out if other major cities around the country experienced
three of today's hottest song writers channel their deep emotions for work and written songs for justin bieber and pink. ahead, we have a master class on how to create the perfect pop song. you're watching "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this morning's "road to the grammys" is sponsored by one new gmc. don't ever let anyone tell you you can't change.
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♪ michigan sheriff is defending the actions of his jail staff after an inmate gave birth on a dirty cell floor. jessica preston went in labor in march days after being arrested for driving with a suspended license. she says her repeated pleas to be taken to the hospital were denied. demarco morgan is outside the
county jail 20 miles north of detroit with the facility's controversial history. good morning. >> reporter: well, the sheriff says he stands 100% behind his guards and his nurses here at the jail, but it's not the first time that a staff has been accused of ignoring medical needs of inmates. twice she told nurses she was going into labor prematurely and needed to go to the hospital. twice, she was sent back to her cell. >> the one deputy said, you better knock your s-word off or they will not believe you. >> reporter: a a third time, she was bleeding. >> i wanted to get to the hospital, and they said, well, they will not take you in the ambulance if you are crowning, and you are, so you need to push. >> reporter: how did it make you feel? >> i was scared. my first son was emergency c-section because of a placenta abankruptcy. by having this naturally, i could have been bleeding to death on their floor, and
nothing would have been known. >> reporter: the baby weighed less than 5 pounds when born one month early. now, nearly a year old, preston says he's in good half. her fiance said he was angered. >> my son was born in a jail cell and wrapped up in a dirty sheet off the floor. we're all human beings and have to be treated as such. >> reporter: she was jailed because she could not afford $10,000 bonds. the sheriff sees nothing wrong with how she was cared for. >> once we knew she was experiencing pain, she was immediately taken to our infirmary and tended to by our medical staff. it was a sterile environment. >> reporter: he says inmates are taken to the hospital to give birth. >> in this situation, the baby came before that was able to happen. >> reporter: two federal lawsuits accused the jail officials of depriving sick inmates medical care. in 2014, one found dead in his
jail cell, a painful withdrawal from doctor prescribed medicine for two weeks. a year earlier, jennifer died in the cell from a severe bacterial infection and suffered for days, says her family. they learned correct care solutions, medical provider at the jail, is the defendant in more than 200 active cases across the country. >> there's still no concern. everything is done appropriately in the right way. >> we look at it, if it's wrong, they need to be held accountable. i have nothing to hide. the doors are open. anybody wants to come on and investigate it, please, come on in. we'll give you all the documentation. >> reporter: correct care solutions would not comment on any of the specific cases, but they did tell cbs this morning and, i quote, our practice standards of care are held to the highest industry level in the country. while we fully understand that the ideal place for pregnancy is
not a jail cell, but we know through firsthand experience, a cell delivery might be the only option. >> thank you. i mean -- that's hard to defend. >> i was going to say, you want to say, maybe look at the video again. >> yes. >> that's very -- pictures tell a different story than what they said. >> presumably, you can send a guard to be outside -- >> exactly right. >> speeding ticket. >> for a speeding take into account. ticket. >> yeah. >> suggestion spended license, yeah. childhood comforts can help teenagers cope with the pressures of life. ahead, how old disney moves and cartoons and books can help a stressed out teen. later the founders of pinterest are going to stop by to show us a knew feature. you ta take a photo and pinterest will provide recommendations where you can buy it. >> i like that already. >> you know me. >> thank you. >> i like my pinterest page a lot. >> we need more shopping. >> that's right. >> you're watching "cbs this
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new article when their coping mechanism is sponge bob, a cbs news contributor. you're also good at writing headlines. >> i don't take credit for that. >> but you write, quote, being a teenager isn't easy, so it's no surprise adolescents find quirky ways to reset when they feel overwhelmed. so how do they reset? >> often they do things that parents may not recognize as healthy coping, so they'll go back and watch tv shows and read books that they liked when they were really young or do repetitive activities, go out and do layup after layup after layup. we need to appreciate. it takes them back to a time when thinks were simpler. it's really stressful. there's a lot of expectations. sometimes kids go back to go forward. >> yeah. i have a teenager who's going through a lot of this. >> a real teenager? >> a real teenager. a real life one. >> 16.
i won't go through the stresses he dealing with but he'll hurt me. and i have a 20-year-old who went through this who would literally go into the room and watch an entire season of "frensd" for the weekend to cope. but at what point should i begin to worry about? >> when the costs outweigh the benefits. if a kid comes home, watches two reruns and then does homework, they've decompressed. and if they do too much, you need to tell them to set that aside. >> a teenager says, quote, i want to go back to tades when all i had to worry about is picking out the right crayon color. >> i want to do that too. >> i do. >> but you say all coping strategies are entirely personal. everybody doesn't cope the same. >> when i ask teenagers how they like to cope, the rage is so
broad. some like to bake, some wrestle with the family dog, some take a long shower some sit at the piano and good around there. i think we can suggest strategies if kidn't don't have th them. >> you're sending a note to parents. >> yeah. i'm saying, what are you doing. what i want to say, this is normal, this is healthy. another way is consider the alternatives. sometimes kids cope by smoking pot. >> how do we know when the stress is actually becoming a problem. >> so one thing we want to start with that sum stress is normal and expected in life and it gives way to growth. we want to make sure their coping strategies are equal to their stress ors. we don't want a kid who stresses day after day and cannot bou
we are under a storm watch this morning throughout the bay area. this is a live look in downtown puddles are good morning, it's 8:25. i'm kenny choi. we are under storm watch this morning throughout the bay area. this is a live look in downtown santa rosa where puddles are already starting to build up. crews will be keeping a close eye on mudslides. expect more scenes like this one in the santa cruz mountains. a driver quickly found out that a stretch of skyland road was no longer there. crews worked to pull the driver to safety. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in jus t a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
let's check the roads on your morning commute. here's marin county westbound 37 on that vallejo-to-novato drive, it's closed between atherton avenue and highway 101 due to major flooding in that area. the eastbound direction is open. but down to one lane. if you are traveling on the golden gate bridge looking good into san francisco. let's take a look at the high wind advisory and traffic along the bay bridge at the toll plaza. the maze to downtown will now take you up to 35 minutes. and you have a long one into the peninsula across the span of the san mateo bridge. now to the traffic alert in scotts valley area highway 17, still very slow on the northbound side. it's down to only one lane in each direction due to a major mudslide on the northbound
side. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. i heard you mention flooding already in the north bay. look at our live hi-def doppler radar as we are on storm watch. moderate to heavy rainfall right there right now in the santa rosa area where we have standing water along highway 101 into the rohnert park area. guerneville, as well. coastal flood warning in effect right now all the bay until this afternoon as all these flooding rains coincide with high tide. that is officially at 9:43 at nearly 7 feet. we do have a flash flood watch in effect for the north bay, the just santa cruz mountains as well, 5 inches of rain expected there. wind advisory in effect for just about the entire bay area as our highs top off in the 60s. the winds will blow up to about 45 miles per hour. so the heaviest rain will be to the south of the san jose area about 4:00. saving that evening commute. but there will be standing water for sure. lingering showers through our friday. high pressure builds in. we have sunny skies on the weekend. ,,,,,,,,
if you're in the northeast, chances are you want to go, where, there. it's key west florida this morning where rumor has it it's going hit 80 degrees today. ah, nice. now they're just showing off. it was looking to go to florida but it's hard to get a flight out. >> no. i think you should go to the airport and see what happens. that's always fun. or you can just stay here with us. >> find a nice comfy chair. >> you and mr. tracy can just stay here with us. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, tech company pinterest has launched a new visual way to search. co-foirnlds, there they are. they got the red shoes memo.
they're in the toyota green room to show us how your phone camera can help you discover new ideas. plus, you night not know their names but their words get stuck in your head after they're performed by singers like justin bieber and selena gomez. they share their crafty music on the road before the grammys. "the seattle times" rohr reports the makers of the 5 hour energy drink have been hit with huge fines over deceptive advertising. a judge in washington state ordered two companies to pay more than $4 million. they claim their energy shots are superior to coffee and say doctors recommend them. the companies reportedly plan to appeal. the "houston chronicle" reports tom brady's jersey may not have been stolen after all. it disappeared from the locker room. they're hopeful it was packed with other patriots gear and is
on a truck headed to boston. the truck will be unpacked today. mean kbhooil boston police say 1 million people braved the cold and snow to go to the patriots' victory parade. it was almost 1.5 million or more. everybody turned out for this parade in boston. >> i get it. that would make mr. kraft very happy. it's good to know his jersey might not have been stolen. i'm glad to hear that. "business insider" says we're witnessing the slow motion collapse of the smart watch. smart watch makes are struggling. fitbit is laying off some of its workers after disappointing holiday marek. they have abandoned google software. the smart watches have failed to free users from the smartphone. "the new york times" describes the strangeability of a new species. when grabbed by an attacker it
escapes by slipping out of its scales and skin. one scientist said that makes the lizard look like a maken chicken breast. think about that for a while. >> yes. >> the scales and the skin do grow back. >> enjoy your cher owes. >> it's about evolution and adaptable. >> it's a great defense mechanism. the "washington post" looks ahead to a celestial show. when the moon -- then the moon will pass through the earth's shadow thamd will cause a lunar eclipse that will peek around 7:34. t pinterest calls its the world catalog of ideas. 150 million users have logged on to find places to travel, products to buy, and recipes to look. people can pin thinking they
find on their personal board. in all they've collected more than 75 billion bids or more than amyion bill bards. they're calling it pinterest lens. it les you find new ideas or recipes or products by taking a photo. only on "cbs this morning" pinterest co-founders ben zimmerman and sylvan sharp are here. good morning. i really like this new feature. i don't know anything about it but i like it. normally i have to call somebody and say help. you're making it very easy. what are you doing, ben? >> we wanted to make it easier, see something you like, find out other things that are relate. so many times you see things but you can't come up with the words for it. anything you see can be a jumping off point to find new ideas. >> evan, how can people use it? >> there's a whole bunch of use cases that we're experimenting
with. say you go to a friend's house and they have a really cool dining room table and you want to see other tables like it or how to style it or chairs go with it. you take a camera out, point it to the table and you get all sorts of ideas. you want to cook a recipe and you have an ingredient. >> i use pinterest a lot. i absolutely love it. did you have to create a new search engine to make that happen? how did you do it technologically? >> pinterest is already great at visual discoverry and search. so what we wanted to do is take online what we do well today and make it the same thing offline in a world around you. >> from a business perspective will pinterest get a cut if you find and buy something through pinterest? >> a-ha. >> look at the smiles on both of their faces. >> they're in it to make money. >> nothing wrong with that. >> the answer is actually no. you can buy things on pinterest today, but when you do -- we actually don't take a cut and we
don't because to us helping you buy things is a way of making it more useful for users rather than a revenue source. >> you said you want to be seen more like google than social media app. they have 100 searches and you have two at this point. how do you compete? >> going sl great for facts, questions that have a very specific answer and we think of ourselves as a place to go. what am going eat, what am i going to wear, what should my house look like. questions that have the right answer for you. >> what's so cool is, number one, it's started by guys. i assumed when i learned about it it would be women centric. you say we have to give credit to you because anxious when you were little, you liked to collect things. >> it is women driven. 70% are women. >> but it was men who started it. it started as a little kid you
liked collecting things. how does it go from that to this? >> when i was a kid, i loved collecting things. i loved collecting bugs. and when i met evan in new york, we said why isn't there something for collecting. what's cool is a lot of our first users were actually women and a lot of them where i grew up in iowa and the midwest and they were using it for their everyday life like what do i want to eat, what do i want to wear, what do i want my home to look like. it's expanded a lot. there's 150 million folks, a lot of them outside the u.s. they're basics from things to woodworking and tattoos and mod fig motorcycles. >> men like it too. >> well, i pin all the time. >> what does that say about you. >> do you do anything to drive up your mail traffic. what do you think you need to
do that? >> it's a stereotype to say it's only for women. that's not true. i use it a lot and a lot of men do as well. >> what are you most prout of? i think people get granddaughter ideas and they share with other people. >> what makes me prourkd we work in silicon valley. it's about self-driving cars and rockets. i like rockets. but, you know, i this i what really motivates us is taking technology and solve human problems, everyday problems. i love that many use it. >> i use it a lot, whether it's kid party ideas and all kinds of things. thanks so much. >> thanks for using it. writing some of the big pop music can be creating by committee. ahead, why three of the industry's most successful ,,,,,,,,,,
"hello" justin bieber's "love yourself" or lucas graham's song. don dahler took a look into their peculiar brand of poetry. good morning. >> good morning. from nashville to los angeles, songwriters are the left publicized counter parts to the high profile artists who soak up the spotlight on grammy night. you may not know their names but their wok work gets stuck in your head like an unforgettable memory and by their own admission, it's an odd way to make a living. equal parts poet, math me tishian and therapist. together they're responsible for some of the most popular music in the past decade.
♪ welcome to my house np baby take control now ♪ ♪ we don't have to go out ♪ ♪ i know you know i made those mistakes maybe once or twice maybe a couple of hundred times ♪ >> reporter: this justin bieber hit dropped right after his much publicized breakup with selena gomez. >> do you feel sometime yos u ooher a relationship counselor at times. >> you're writing and almost writing to each of them. >> viewing what pop culture was viewing him at that moment, i knew an apology would be good. >> so there was no awkward moment there with working on both. >> no, not at all. >> because you don't want to get caught in these people's lives.
>> their real lives. >> and they tell you things and of course those are sacred things you would never say no anybody. >> the video is really kind of a confessional. >> it is. ♪ i don't want to be called up at 4:00 in the morning ♪ ♪ i'm the only one in the world you know won't be home ♪ >> reporter: it's not someone else's secrets being exposed but pink was inspired by her own teenage battle with an eating disorder. >> was that scary for you to expose your own experiences and pain that way? >> songwriting is the best therapy never paid for. we trade in a commodity of truth and we have to be really honest with ourselves in order to put that out and have it affect somebody else. when i stopped writing so much and i go to concerts and i look around and these kids will be singing words that i've written and you realize there's a
spiritual element to what i do. >> reporter: what they do rarely gets recorded the way it was originally intended. when ross first wrote the flo rida hit "my house" it was about the joys of domestic bliss. >> my wife and i don't go out. we haven't been to a club in years. i was at the rose bowl and they sing the "national anthem" and a huge flyover and "my house" comes on, and i said, this is so surreal because this is how my wife and i don't go out and there's 140,000 people there. >> it's the exact opposite. >> to flo rida's credit he wrote the bridge, the rap, which has nothing to do with the song, but he just turns to me and goes,
"trust me." >> he's right. >> bus is it poetry by committee? >> sometimes. >> can be. >> you have to check your ego at the door. so if you walk in and you think that you're the best writer in the room, first of all, you're probably not. >> reporter: for these songwriters it's less about inspiration and more about hard work and perseverance sitting in a room last year alone they had eight top 20 hits five that went to number one. >> and then i was thinking like maybe is it -- but on the day we sat in the room it was he who brought in the seed that grew a melody. >> that's cool. >> you've got to fall. stand up, stato stand up, to st
to stand up. >> it very easily could become the next pop song at the grammys. >> you've got to fall to stand up, to standing up, you've got to fall to break up, to break up, to break up. >> a lot of tapping feet all over the studio. >> there seems to be an unwritten rule. they say their discussions stay there, they're not shared with friends or the public except, of course, when they're used to create hit lyrics. >> that was a great piece, don. i love how you did it too. i love how you put it together. and the three of them don't normally work together. >> they don't, but this song that's really coming together was so catchy and they said, oh, you know -- they were doing it for our benefit. >> i love her voice. >> me too. >> we should do a podcast on this actually. >> okay. >> good. grammy host james corden is
feeling pressure tomorrow. he shares what he wants to achieve on sunday night. >> i haven't gone to bed for like a month now where i've about not been thinking about the grammy awards because it mean as lot to me to host it and i don't want to this sunday nigt 8:00 eastern on cbs and we'll be right back. >> he's the perfect host for it. >> announcer: this morning's "road to the with the xfinity tv app, anything with a screen is a tv. stream 130 live channels, plus 40,000 on demand tv shows and movies, all on the go. you can even download from your x1 dvr and watch it offline. only xfinity gives you more to stream to any screen.
we're under storm watch this morning. this is a live look at the backup on northbound highway 17 in scotts valley. a mudslide has created a major cleanup for crews -- forcing them to close one good morning. i'm kenny choi. it's 8:55. we have on storm watch. this is live look at the backup on northbound highway 17 in scotts valley. a mudslide has created a major clean-up for crews forcing them to close one lane. chp says it's planning to close down highway 37 again today in novato. caltrans spent yesterday pumping water out from the flooded highway. and mudslides are causing problems in san rafael, smashing through a home on tuesday. now two houses next to it are red-tagged as it's hit by another round of rain today. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
good morning. it's 8:57. let's check your morning commute starting with the richmond/san rafael bridge. chp just issued a high wind advisory. so if you are in a high-profile vehicle stay away from the richmond/san rafael bridge this morning. a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, another high wind advisory across the span and 24 minutes between the maze and downtown. and same story across the san mateo bridge into the peninsula. high winds and slow traffic. okay, moving over now to our
traffic alert in the south bay, this is scotts valley highway 17, it's down to one lane in each direction and you're moving at 6 miles per hour. expect a 4.5-mile backup there. bart though is on time and delays on muni and also on ace train 7. roberta? >> thank you, roqui. 8:58. good morning, everyone. we are under storm watch and take a look at our live hi-def doppler radar. you will notice why we have moderate to heavy rainfall right now in the north bay but look at all of that offshore. that will be pushing onshore in the next couple of hours. flood warning for the immediate seashore as this coincides with high tide at 9:43 this morning nearly 7 feet. the yellow highlighted area means flash flood watch in effect for the north bay and the santa cruz mountains with up to five inches of rain expected. high wind advisory in place with winds up to 30 gusts to up 45 and 60. here's your extended forecast. storm watch today with a front moving south of san jose by
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