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of defunding obama care until i am no longer able to stand. >> ted cruz takes control of the senate floor. the republican senator speaks throughout the night in support of a budget plan that strips funding from president obama's health care law. i firmly believe the diplomatic path must be tested. >> signs of improving relations between the united states and iran. the newly elected iranian president tells the world his nation is not interested in developing nuclear weapons. >> nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction have no place in iran's security and defense doctrine. and a young boy hears his mother's voice for the first time after undergoing a life-changing surgery. captioning funded by cbs
this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, september 25th, 2013. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm susan mcginnis. we begin in washington where time is running short. if congress doesn't act, the government will run out of money next tuesday. the senate is about to begin preliminary voting on a house bill that would fund the government but defund president obama's health care law. senate democrats plan to strip that health care provision out of>8>8>8>88>8> occasionally yielding to questions from utah senator mike lee. ko im is in washington with all the details. ko. good morning. >> good morning, susan.
to a largely empty chamber, but his efforts aren't sitting well with fellow republicans and will probably fail. >> i intend to speak until i am no longer able to stand. >> he wants the house to defund the affordable care aelt while trying to get democrats to . >> when you have a law that is causing more and more people to lose their health insurance, you have a law that's not working. you have a train wreck. >> cruz calls the health care act a job killer that's expensive and bad for business. speaking at a forum with former president clinton he said in states like new york it would save them thousands of particulars. >> it turns out their rates are 50% lower than what was available previously if you just went on the open market and
tried to get health insurance. >> crews pressed on for hours. at one point he read tweets to anyone watching. to his daughters at home, he read a popular bedtime story. >> do you like green eggs and ham? i do not like green eggs and ham. >> cruz's fellow republicans are worried they'll get blamed for a government shutdown. they say this is not a winnable battle. >> i just don't happen to think filibustering a bill that defunds obama care is the best route to defunding obama care. all it does is shut down the government and keep obama care funded and none of us want that. >> a preliminary senate vote is expected today. the senate is expected also to send its funding bill, including money for the affordable care act, back to the house this weekend.
susan? >> ko im in washington. thank you. well, some in congress are skeptical thwith president obams dip plea mattic overtures to iran. he signals he is open to talks on iran's nuclear program. jericka duncan reports. >> there was speculation he might cross paths or even shake hands with iran's new moderate president hassan rowhani, but that doesn't happen. earlier president obama told the u.n. general assembly his administration will assume talks with iran. leaders of the two countries have not met face to face for more than 30 years. >> the roadblocks may prove to be too great, but i firmly believe the diplomatic path must be tested. >> iran state-run news agency says rowhani skipped the lunch because alcohol was being served
but a face-to-face talk would have been too complicated back home. president obama called for a security council resolution, forcing syrian president bashar al assad to make good on his promise to surrender chemical weapons. >> if we cannot agree even this, then it will show that the united nations is incapable of enforcing the most basic of international laws. >> the president announced the u.s. will send nearly $340 million in aid to refugees in countries affected by the syrian civil war. jericka duncan, cbs news, united nation. today begins three days of mourning for kenyan victims. kenya's president says the siege which began saturday is over but the mall is still being searched. at least 61 civilians were killed in the assault but the death toll is expected to rise.
charlie d'agata has the latest from nairobi. >> reporter: it was hard to tell the siege was over. gunfire and explosions rang out again. an army sniper kept his gun trained on the mall from a nearby construction site and kenyan troops were stationed on the perimeters and rooftops while helicopters flew overhead throughout the day. inside groups of kenyan soldiers continued to comb the 300,000-square-foot mall floor by floor. he warned that bodies are still trapped under the rubble. still he addressed the nation saying kenya had stared down evil and triumphed. >> we have shame and defeated our attackers. that part of our task has been completed by our multi-agency
security team. >> reporter: he said he could not confirm intelligence reports that suggested ta two or three americans may have been among the attackers. city morgues are preparing for the worst. we found volunteers who had been working round the clock since saturday's massacre. >> and the bodies were stacking up. actually they were building up a -- >> door misch, an engineer, told us the hardest part was when he had to tend to the body of a 9-year-old boy who died in his mother's arms. >> yes, i cleaned him up, wrapped him up. >> reporter: it was suggest thad two or three americans may have been among the attackers but he said he ordered forensic tests to be cared out on the remains to determine exactly who was responsible for the attack. charlie d'agata, cbs news, nairobi.
one of the americans caught up in the terrorist attack is back in the united states. he she arrived yesterday. she worked in the bank in nairobi. she said she was having lunch in the mall when the assaults began. >> i was eating on the tras and you heard an explosion and we started crawling out. we were in the back of a home goods store. it was really crazy. i saw the troubled people. one had jeans, one had a white thing on his face, but i don't really care. >> she called it a really scary experience. rescue operations are under way in pakistan follow an earthquake. it happened yesterday afternoon. at least 210 people were killed, hundreds more were injured. most of the victims died when their houses collapsed. thousands are homeless.
communications are spotty. the quake was so powerful it forced a new island out of the sea near the coast. in flood ravaged colorado, six people who were listed as missing have been found safe and well. eight people have been confirmed dead. only one person remains missing and is presumed dead. patricia good wooin. she loved the thompson river. she worked in a library. she had multiple sclerosis. >> she said the road was already -- the bridge was already hard to get over and the last thing i said was get as high as you can. >> nearly 2,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. more than 3,000 people had to be airlifted to safety. coming up on the "morning new news", breaking the silence. a deaf boy's emotional reaction to hearing his mother for the very first time. and wait till you hare this.
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forgotten his notes, unlike the u2 song that he was looking for. well, the air force has a new set of targets in the sky. its own jets. the f-16 is one of its premier fighter jets. now the air force has outfitted six to fly unmanned so pilots can train against them and even on occasion shoot one down. boeing test pilot jason clemmons has mixed feelings about it. >> i love the f-16 and brag about it a lot, and now to get something ready to take off on its own so somebody else can shoot it down makes it a little bittersweet in my eyes. >> the remotely piloted f-16s replace vietnam-era f-4 jets that have become obsolete. in los angeles closing arguments are under way in the lawsuit filed by michael jackson's family against a concert promoter. they portrayed aeg live as mercena mercenaries.
the family is seeking $290 million. jury deliberations are expected to begin thursday. straight ahead, your wednesday morning weather. and in sports, a heart-pounding finish to a no-hit bid. and jason giambi sends a jolt through the american league wild-card race. if yand you're talking toevere rheuyour rheumatologistike me, about trying or adding a biologic. this is humira, adalimumab. this is humira working to help relieve my pain. this is humira helping me through the twists and turns. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for over ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation
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dallas, sunny and 92. and in los angeles, cloudy and 75 degrees. now for a check of today's national forecast. mostly dry sunny weather will continue across the northeast today. there will be showers from kentucky to the carolinas. most of the midwest will be dry, but there will be widespread showers and strong winds in the west. well, if the weather holds up today, we could see one of the greatest comebacks in sports history completed. oracle team usa needs one more race to hold onto the america's cup. new zealand was one win away from taking the trophy a week ago, fwu joorks but but has lost seven straight races to orkle and were it not for a two-point penalty before it began, orkle would already have enough to win america's cup. it's one he'll never forget
wacha strikes out nine batters and needs one fwh the ninth inning. >> rwacha can't make the play. no! and zimmerman beats it all. >> washington's ryan zimmerman wins the no-hit bid, and wacha is taken out of the game. handful of teams will battle it out for the american league's two wild-card spots. the cleveland indians are getting hot at the right time. cleveland letting a lead slip away in chicago. but in the bottom of the ninth, pinch hitter jason giambi steps to the plate. >> reed ready, 1-1 pitch. giambi with a drive. deep right field. are you kidding me? oh, my. >> 42-year-old giambi delivers a walk-off homer to give the tribe a 5-4 win. with the victory, cleveland
keeps pace with tampa bay at the top of the wild-card standings. texas is one game back while kansas city and the yankees are fading with just five games to play. when we come back, tears of joy. a boy born deaf reacts to hearing his mother's voice for the first time following implant surgery. small kitchen appliances, and cookware. and shop your way members get $15 in points when they spend $100 or more. shop your way at kmart. get in. get more.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., mostly sunny and 78. atlanta, thunderstorms and 73. st. louis sunny and 78. denver, sunny and 82. in seattle, mostly sunny and 61 degrees. a guatemalan boy is hearing sounds for the first time thanks to the kindness of strangers. jesse hawila, a cbs affiliate was there when the boy heard his mother's voice for the first time. >> reporter: this 17-year-old jenri rivera. he was born deaf but on
monday something amazing happened. what jenri would normally see as just this became this. >> jenri made sure everyone in the room knew he could hear dr. tina sheehan's hand smacking the table and that not every noise was welcomed. jenri came to america and received his life-changing operation after erin of grand rapids, michigan, was there. >> there was something special about him from the beginning. i was stalking to him and he couldn't hear me. i knew my spanish was bad but not that bad. i started asking around and they said he hasn't heard when he was little be now one had known why. i thought, okay, we needed to figure this out and that's when i started the whole process. >> erin received help from ray of hope medication mission, a not-for-profit in ft. wayne. >> a couple of local doctors
here have worked with ray of hope and they had contacted me and i had one phone call with erin and i was on board. >> reporter: the $40,000 equipment was donated by advanced bionics and the procedure was performed by dr. disher at lutheran hospital. little henri heard his family for the first time, his family in tears at the news. >> they look very content and she's about ready to cry her eyes out. >> he hat several more months in america to work on his speech and understand what he hears. the journey may not be over but airplane couldn't be happier with where it is today. >> i had a flashback when he couldn't hear me and he could this time. everything we even done in the past few years came flooding back, and it was all worth it. >> these jesse hawila of ft. wayne, india. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
the muppets have a new home. some of jim henson's most famous characters including miss biggy, fozzy bear and elmo were donated to the smithsonian institute yesterday. they'll join an exhibit of puntry that already includes some puppets favorites. henson's family said many of the puppets were tucked away in boxes for years and wanted people to enjoy them. next month a long-lost film will be shown to the public. it features an early hollywood star and as anthony mason reports, it marked a turning point in her career and a turning point in history. >> reporter: a giant of the silent film era, mary pickford made more than 200 movies, but the 1911 film, "their first
misunderstanding" was thought to have been lost long ago. >> we had a list of mair pickford's films, but this was among the missing. >> to leonard malton, this was something. >> we have a list of all mary pickford's films, but this was among the missing. it would be like finding an early song by george gershwin or an unpublished story by mark twain. >> reporter: found by a carpenter in this old new hampshire barn the film was donated to this college where larry realized he had a gem. >> apparently it had been a boy's camp and during the summer they would set up this 35-millimeter projector and show these ancient films to these boys. >> reporter: this was a ten-minute movie about a wife's fight with her husband. that apparently was the first time she received screen billing as mary pickford.
in a short time that name mary pickford became world famous. >> reporter: pickford would form her own studio with charlie chap lain, e.w., and her husband douglas fairbanks. in 1911 with this film, audiences first learned the name of the actress who became america's sweetheart. anthony mason, cbs news, new york. china is celebrating a new batch of baby pandas. the public is getting a first look at 14 cubs born in july at a breeding center in southwest china. the smallest is only about a pound and a half. joinlt pound and a giant begans are in danger. there are only 3,000 in captivity around the world and 1,600 living in the wild in china. they're apparently the size of a stick of butter when they're first born. well coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning" we go to capitol hill where senator ted cruz continued his marathon talks overnight in the fight over the budget and obama care. we'll also hear from tennessee republican bob corker.
plus we'll look at yooracle's comeback with the american cup. also bill hader joins us in substitute with with his new film "cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2." that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. i'm susan mcginnis. thank you for watching. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
be kicking up again outside temperatures mainly in the 50s. we'll talk about it coming up. >> outside we have a couple of high wind advisories in effect one for the san mateo bridge, another for the bay bridge and the richmond/san rafael bridge. plus we have problems at the caldecott tunnel a stall so -- >> birthday girl. >> yay! >> and traffic troubles already. thank you. >> she doesn't want to hear about it. >> happy birthday. a bay area grocery store manager is in intensive care after being attacked on the job. everyone at the san leandro safeway knows him as mo. kpix 5's juliette goodrich has the surveillance video showing mo getting sucker punched. >> reporter: san leandro police want everyone to take a close look at this guy. he is wearing a gray sweatshirt and dark knit cap. police say monday around 11 a.m., the suspect approached the store manager. words were exchanged and the suspect violently punched the man. the st