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the ncaa tournament. right here in our backyard. >> pretty. >> all right. bye, guys. ♪ ♪ welcome to c"cbs this mornin morning". a massive blizzard is blasting more than 50 million people in the northeast with life-threatening conditions. our correspondents are in the hardest hit cities. thousands of flights have been canceled. we will take you siinside the emergency operations center. a key government report says 24 million more americans will be uninsured in the new health care plan. we will take a look at the
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impact with the ceo of one of the largest health care providers. first we look at today's "eye-opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> big, huge flakes. >> an epic blizzard blankets the northeast. >> crippling travel across the east. >> the most amazing part is how wide-spread the chances are of seeing a foot of snow or more. >> no matter which way you look the wind is blowing in your face. >> can't argue with mother nature, right? >> the republican hand-picked head of cbo has confirmed trumpcare would be a nightmare. >> pretty encouraged by it, and it exceeded my expectations. >> if you can't find a bill that can't help america, not just
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republicans, walk away, mr. president. >> the thing you can do is wait a year and it will blow itself off the map and that's the wrong thing to do for the country. >> making major gains against isis fighters in mosul. >> super bloom erupting in southern california deserts. >> takes your breath away. >> base hit, yeah! >> and all that matters -- >> rackets for the ncaa tournament are set, and the president says he will not fill out a bracket. >> just so you know, they picked rush kwsia to win everything. >> we are expecting a huge blizzard, 18 inches of snow, and let's go to the weather
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channel's, jim cantore. >> ahh. >> thanks, jim. stay safe out there. ♪ ♪ welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west, a pacific storm is moving into washington state. in the east a. dangerous nor'easter is hitting more than 50 million people. the system is dumping snow from washington, d.c. to maine, and several inches have fallen in new york city, and schools are closed across the northeast. >> this is what the storm looks like from above. it is slamming more than a dozen states with heavy wind, snow and freezing rain. areas around new york, hartford and providence could get 12 to 18 inches of snow. boston and philadelphia may see up to a foot. some other areas could get more than two feet. we have reporters in the
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storm's paths monitoring the east coast, and david is pulling up in new york city. good morning to you. >> reporter: the snow is mixing with sleet in some areas and that's expected to drop the snow total, and that's good news for those worried about the nor'easter. you can't see much black top, and the roads around new york city for the most part are covered in powder. we are in times square, and this is the heart of tourist central, and on most days at this time of the morning, you see a lot of people here. most are heeding the mayor's warning to stay off the roads. terms like "life-threatening" have been used to describe the storm, and even though some conditions are being downgraded in some areas, the mayor is telling people to stay off the streets and school has been canceled, so for kids it's a fun snow day. and snow moved in on new york
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city in the morning hours,oi a dropping more than two inches of snow an hour. >> we expect an intense accumulation of snow. we expect obviously very cold temperatures. >> reporter: new york city mayor de blasio told people to stay home. >> for your own safety, the huge amount of snow in a small amount of time, stay off the streets. >> reporter: many people ignored that warning, including this man that delivers medical supplies overnight. several other east coast cities are getting hit this morning, to the southwest in allentown, new jersey, blinding snow is making driving quickly and plow trucks are racing to clear the roads. in harrisburg, pennsylvania, conditions are near whiteout. and the affects of the storm are
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still being felt across the midwest. 20 to 30 cars crashed on a snowy and icy expressway in chicago. seven people were hurt. >> i stopped the car, and all the cars are coming and pileup, bum, bum, and they hit me, too. >> reporter: crews are working to clear the sidewalks, and on a busy day in times square you would see 5,000 tourists, what is there right now? maybe 100, 150. this is nothing compared to what it usually is. spring is just six days away. >> wow. >> i certainly hope it's the last one. >> david we were waiting for to you build a charlie rose snowman or the cast of "hamilton" singing out there for you, we were not sure what to expect. >> all i know, kids are happy.
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>> three in my house do not have school and are looking for a good time. >> the snow is piling newspaper new jersey, and storm surge and flooding concerns along the shore, and under a coastal flood and high wave warning, and in seabright, new jersey, winds could hit 60 miles per hour. good morning. >> reporter: we are along the coast of new jersey, and what you see behind me is the waves. this is high tide, and those waves are probably eight to ten feet or higher, and then we have been here for several hours this morning, and these are the strongest wind gusts that i have experienced. of course what we are worried about here is the potential for coastal flooding along with storm surge coming from these intense winds in this strong storm here as its building. you have to remember that this barrier island sits between the
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ocean and water on the other side. it's a very thin strip of land, and in 2012 when hurricane sandy came through here everything that i am standing on was wiped out, the sand literally was wiped out, so in the intervening time, what they have done is they put the sand and the beach back, and put these fences in, all of these dunes here to protect what is behind, but there are a number of businesses here that rebuilt, and some are still rebuilding nearly four years later. so the concern is that they may have coastal flooding, that they may have water coming into the streets from the storm surge. so far the police tell us things are not looking too bad but they may have street flooding here, localized street flooding. hopefully that will be the extent of it. this is the storm that has not been the snow, but it has been the wind and rain and that's what they are worried about. >> thanks, anna.
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drivers face treacherous conditions across the east coast. this is what it looks like on the streets in baltimore, in philadelphia, a state of emergency has been in effect since yesterday, and good morning. >> reporter: the block is beautiful, but the weather is anything but that. here in philadelphia we watched at this snow turn spwainto free rain coating the streets, and making it treacherous for drivers and a number of accidents have been reported, but to give you a sense of how long these crews had been out here in preparation, and last night they started to salt the streets at early at 8:00 last night in preparation for the nor'easter. the city pretty much has shut down, and the philadelphia public school district cancelled classes and the public transportation here is offering limited service. throughout pennsylvania there are about 20 cities and counties under a snow emergency meaning
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cars were forced to move their cars off of the streets so that those plow crews could get through and clear streets in order for things to be safe as possible. meanwhile the governor of pennsylvania, tom wolf, urpging people to stay off the roads saying you are putting yourself and possibly others at risk. >> meteorologist, daniel niles of our boston station is tracking the storm as it moves northeast. good morning and what do you see? >> a huge area under the blizzard warning, and it's stretching into the huge area impacted as the storm strengthens off of the delmarva. snow rates will ramp up late morning and afternoon. thund thundersnow continues with the snow tapering off through the evening hours. and in the mountains, great news
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for ski country in the northeast. big area in pink here indicating over a foot and a half from northeast pennsylvania and stretching back into central new england, and the closer you get to the coast from boston to connecticut, amounts taper off including southern new jersey where we get some of the changeover. wind a big concern as well, and 10 to 20-foot coastal storm with scattered outages likely as the storm pushes into the gulf of maine. nora? >> thank you. the massive storm is paralyzing travel across the u.s. amtrak service is modified or canceled along the northeast corrid corridor. ahead of the storm airlines cancelled more than 6,000 flights for today and tomorrow. the major airports in new york, philadelphia, washington and boston are the hardest hit, and united airlines alone canceled
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5,000 flights. good morning, dean. >> good morning. we are 27 flights up in the willis tower in chicago, the nation's second tallest skyscraper, by the way, at the united operations center, and we are track the storm and the affect on the flights, and joining me is jim young, the director of the center. what does the weather center show us? >> we are seeing a little less in terms of overall snowfall amounts but that's due to ice so it is still going to be a rough traveling day for our passengers. >> over here this map has the affect on your flights, and your operations, right? what affect is that? >> roughly one-third of our flights have been affected with a delay or cancelation, so that's going to have an affect probably through tomorrow. we are hoping the storm continues to develop and have
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operations resume to near normal by tomorrow afternoon. >> how many passengers are we talking about being affected? >> normally about 450,000, so just over 150,000 of our customers today are affected. >> 150,000 customers. go through the airports briefly? >> we are worried about laguardia, and we have a hub in newark, and heavy snow in washington. >> you don't want to go in or out of those places right now? >> no, not right now. hopefully by this evening we should be back to a somewhat overnight normal operation, and hopefully by wednesday morning a normal start. >> that's the story from the united network operations here. >> we will continue to follow conditions and take you inside the emergency command center here in new york city. that's ahead on cbs th"cbs this mornin morning". >> and then postponing today's
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debate on obamacare's replacement. the cbo said it would lead to a spike in uninsured americans, and president trump promised health care for everybody, and the cbo says 14 million more people would be uninsured next year if the plan becomes law. nancy cordes is live. >> reporter: the cbo determined within ten years under this plan you will have more people without insurance than before obamacare was even enacted. republican leaders are focusing on some of the plan's upsides like the deficit, and others are trying to determine if it's worth millions losing coverage. >> it's indecent and wrong. >> the democrats labeled the plan immoral after finding out
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it would push 14 million people off of insurance by 2018, and 24 million by 2026. >> we think basically that cbo has it wrong. >> reporter: administration officials rejected the findings, but house speaker, paul ryan, embraced them. >> i am excited about the analysis. >> reporter: he was not phased by the look at coverage. >> of course if you don't force somebody to buy something they are not going to buy it. >> reporter: cbo also determined the plan would push prepl kwruplz 20 to 25% lower for a 21-year-old than under obamacare, but 20% to 25% higher for a 60-year-old. >> if there was ever a war on seniors, this bill, trumpcare, is it.
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>> reporter: statements like that could make it harder for republicans to sell this plan back home, and south carolina's lindsay graham said it was time for a gop gut check. >> let's say they are half right, and i think the responsible thing for republicans to do is see if we can address the concerns and reduce the number of people that might lose their insurance. >> reporter: speaker ryan says he's only putting finishing touches on this bill at this point. he argues it's only phase one of a three-phase plan to tackle health reform and his ability to sell that argument to his own members, gayle, is going to determine whether this bill survives. >> got it, and thank you very much, nancy. president donald trump has no worries about his cabinet bill, and he called the fight over replacing obamacare a big, fat, beautiful negotiation. later the justice department asked congress for more time to determine what, if any,
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responsive documents may economist to support the president's claim that former president obama ordered wiretaps on his campaign. and margaret brennan is at the white house with this. >> reporter: health care reform is president trump's first major legislative push and he has to win over public support, but the president's own unsubstantiated claims about wiretapping are distracting from his agenda. >> you will see rates go down, down, down, and you will see plans go up, up, up. >> reporter: the president used several public events to tout the house republican's health care bill. >> many plans were great before obamacare, and that doesn't justify the system before obamacare, but people are miserable now. >> reporter: and how the listening session that the people at the white house called victims of obamacare. >> we can't afford our equipment if we are paying these rates year after year after year.
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>> reporter: the trump administration is in sales mode, and scheduling a rally in kentucky and tennessee. meanwhile, the justice department missed a deadline to turn over any evidence backing up president trump's unsubstantiated claim that president obama wiretapped his phones during the campaign. >> if you look at the president's tweet, he said, quote, wiretapping, in quotes. >> reporter: sean spicer again tried to soften the allegation. >> he doesn't think president obama went up and tapped his phone personally. the president used the word wiretap in quotes to mean surveillance or other activity. >> reporter: counselor kellyanne conway defended her assertion the surveillance could have been carried out through devices other than wiretapped phones. >> i am not inspector gadget and i don't believe people are using
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microwaves to spy on the trump campaign, and i am not in the position for have evidence and that's what investigations are for. >> reporter: the justice department has until the 20th to give proof, and if they miss that deadline they could use subpoena power,,,,
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it is 7:27. luckily not any crashes to report, however we have plenty of hot spots to tell you about, starting with the bay bridge toll plaza, 25 minutes between the maze and downtown. into the peninsula 30 minutes between hayward across the san mateyo bridge. very slow in contra costa county. slow all morning long after an earlier morning crash. 10 miles per hour into pittsburg and slow on southbound 680. good morning, everybody. take a look at this beautiful view from our kpix studios, compliments of the transamerica pyramid. looking due east you can see mount dee abblow about 45 - dy abblow 45-miles east. numbers stacking up in the 70s and 80s. in fact, this is the last day of near or record warmth. ,,,,,,,, okay, david.
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be careful. thank you very much. we'll check in with you later on. forecasters say this could be one of the biggest march snowstorms ever to hit southern new england. the blizzard warning covers much
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of massachusetts and connecticut. boston to get 6 to 12 inches of snow be 5 inches, right in
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time for the st. patrick's day parade. charlie. >> thanks,don. we'll continue to track the storm all morning. right now, let's take a look at some of this morning's other headlines. "the wall street journal" reports that secretary of state rex tillerson used an e-mail aalias to describe climate change when he was exxonmobil's ceo. "the new york times" is saying tillerson used a pseudonym rain
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a sheriff's office in central florida is giving the search for criminals a creative spin. ♪ wheel of fugitive! >> the game show style features the most want the local fugitives on the sheriff's facebook page every week. it's been viewed hundreds of thousands of times and led to dozens of rest. in titusville, florida, that's just east of orlando with result and some of the criticism.
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mark, good morning. >> good morning, cops used to hunt for fugitives with the help of wanted posters like this one. but here in brevard county, a local sheriff pspins a wheel. puts it on facebook and waits for tipsters to call and e-mail. >> reporter: for the last 18 months -- >> here we go! >> reporter: -- the studio at the sheriff's office has become must see viewing in brevard county florida. >> you're watching "wheel of fugitive." >> reporter: sheriff wayne ivy had the idea. and the perchlsonality to host . >> when we put it up on facebook, they began contacting us right away. >> reporter: the sheriff spins a wheel of fugitives.
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dozens of fugitives have been arrested or turned themselves in. >> we're going to look for teaon maurice gay. >> reporter: last month, the wheel picked t aecheaon gay. he was arrested within one day. >> we've got those who watch it every week to see if i'm on the wheel. >> reporter: fugitive alicia pack posted on facebook that she saw herself on the show but added she was going to the beach, where police tracked her down. >> we ended up having to tase her. we put up on the facebook page, tanned, taced and arrested all in the same day. >> reporter: what about this connects with people? >> one, there's a little bit of humor mixed in it. and people in the community want to be engaged in law enforcement so it reaches out to them and gives them an opportunity to do it. >> watches the man commits the
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crime. >> reporter: social media is the new weapon for law enforcement. >> look at me, son. >> reporter: captain hagan nicknamed cajun john wayne. >> we're going to apprehend you, arrest you and put you in a small cell. that far, i'm going to have a cheeseburger here. >> reporter: the youtube sensation led to multiple reats. sheriff ivey's favorite show is ladies night. but critics suggest it's nothing more than public shaming. >> it reinforces the public's for shaming. >> reporter: is there a public shaming to this? >> as i said earlier, if you don't want to be on the wheel of fugitives, don't commit a crime in brev is vavardard county bec team is going to come after you
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and our community. >> reporter: tonight's show people watching could very much include some of the ten fugitives you see on this wheel. >> we love sheriff ivey at the table. i love his sense of humor. tanned taced and arrested. >> and you're going in a cell while i have a cheese bruburger. >> people do like to see people engage and love to see the bad guys get caught. public shaming. >> i love how stanley warns you. >> stanley's watching. >> and i love ladies night. thanks, that was very effective. new york is out of state of emergency because what could be the biggest march storm in more than a century. we're going to take you inside the city's emergency management center. plus, what goes up is supposed to come back in the mail. and a sophisticated weather balloon was launched into the
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management service center located in brooklyn. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, this is the storm that everyone is watching new york city right there in the center. we're in the watch command of the emergency operations center. think of this as kind of the nerve center. the folks here are monitoring police and fire scanners looking for anything that's going on in the city. any kind of emergency. they're going to track it from here. now, in addition to the nerve center, this watch command. there are 34 agencies, city, state and federal, some 90 people, working in the emergency operations center to get the city through the storm. that means the nypd, fire, city building department is here, nta, the transit authority is here. so is sanitation, they have about 2,000 pieces of equipment out trying to clear the snow off
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the roads as the storm is coming down. the national weather service is here as well. so everyone can be on the same page as to how to respond in an emergency. take a look around here, you can see a number of people. you've got a lot of agencies. con conedis here. and the sanitation department, one of the business departments. where are we with the storm? is it going how you thought it would? >> it's falling across the new york city area. we're seeing nor sleet than we expected early none the storm. we're ready for whatever mother nature throws at us. >> sleet meaning smaller snow totals? >> yes, snow totals and closer to what we're expecting in the northern parts of the city. >> i thank you very much. we are in the city's emergency operations center as this storm develops. back to you, guys. better
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city council considers declaring a "shelter crisis" - to help roughly 500 flood victims who still la it is 7:56. i am kenny choi. today a shelter crisis may be added to help 500 victims that still lack housing. it could work around housing regulations to offer up libraries and community centers. and lawyers for anthony sovo say he may get out of jail within a day or two now that bail has been reduced from $1 million to $350,000 for his five financial felony charges. stick around. we will have weather and traffic in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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good morning, bay area. it is 7:57. take a look at the roads as you are ready to start your day with the bay bridge toll plaza. the maze downtown will take you 25 minutes.
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it ducked down to 20 minutes. that is good. but on eastbound i-80, that is where the problem is. there was a stalled truck inside the treasure island there. it is causing major delays now, the back up to the central freewayment here is a live look at the nimitz freeway. slow northbound 880. into the san mateyo area slow on the san mateyo bridge. roberta? blue skies and warmer conditions today. good morning, everybody. at 7:58 this is a look at the transit pyramid where yesterday in san francisco 76 degrees. same today. right now we are at 59. 40s throughout the tri-valley and santa rosa, otherwise in the 50s from the peninsula to south bay. later today numbers stacking up from 73 degrees in rockaway beach, mid 70s across the bay bridge into emoryville and alameda, and 80s in san jose. one more day of nice weather, then increasing clouds tomorrow. ,,,,,,,,
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in the west. it is tuesday march 14th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including the blizzard hitting the northeast right now. we'll check conditions along the coast and talk with new york governor andrew cuomo. first here is today's eye-opener at 8:00. the snow is mixing with sleet in some areas, and that is expected to drop the snow total. that's the good news. >> we watch as this snow turned into freezing rain, coating the streets, making it very treacherous for drivers. >> this is a storm that has not been the snow. it's been the wind and the rain,
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and that's what they are worried about. >> big area in peck here indicating over a foot and a half all the way from northeast pennsylvania back into central new england. >> republican leaders focusing on some of the plans upside and trying to decide whether they were worth millions losing coverage. health care reform is president trump's first major legislative push and he has to win over public support. >> just when this city thought it got away with a relatively mild winter, going to get slammed with upwards of a foot of snow and perhaps 60-mile-an-hour winds. >> we hope this is the last big storm of the winter season. it's got to be. because guess whether or not? spring is just six days away. >> david, we were waiting for you to build charlie rose snowman or the cast of "hamilton" singing with you. we weren't sure what was happening. >> all i know is there's a lot of kids going sledding today. >> yes. we love the snow, they are saying. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle
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king and norah o'donnell. more than 50 million people in the mid-atlantic and northeast are waking up to a massive winter storm. heavy snow and strong winds are creating some blizzard-like conditions. drivers are being warned to stay off the roads. thousands of flights have been grounded by the storm. schools across the northeast are closed, including public schools in new york city, boston, and philadelphia. >> the system is pounding most of the northeast with snow and rain. some places could get 20 more inches of snow today. major cities like new york and boston are getting especially hard hit. david begnaud made his way from times square to central park where the snow has been falling through the night. david, good morning. change of scenery for you. >> gayle, good morning. we got here in record time. you know how busy traffic is in new york city. it took us no time to get here. people are heeding the warning and staying off the roads. you can't see much blacktop, they are covered in white. in central park it's buchl.
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the flakes with a little ice. it hurts. stand here, seeing snow at the ankle level, a little bochlt kng th through this hour people would be packed with kids, jogging. as i look out i see maybe one. it is ghost town out here. gusts 30 miles an hour. we're told gusts could develop up to 50 miles an hour as we head to the noonhour. canceled. a lot of people told to stay home from work, if your employer will allow you to. charlie, we're hearing air travel, more than 6,000 flights canceled affecting roughly half a million people and it's not even 9:00 a.m. on the east coast. >> wow. >> david, thank you so much. central park is my backyard. >> i'd love to have this backyard, too. sure is beautiful today, big
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flakes. >> new york governor andrew cuomo has declared a state of emergency in all of that state's 62 counties. he joins us from his new york city office. governor, good morning. >> quite a backyard you have, central park. [ laughter ] >> central park. >> i think, actually, it's his front yard from charlie's apartment. >> governor, give us the latest. >> we call that living large in new york. >> you're at the command center and in touch with the people who know. give us the latest. >> you know, mother nature is an unpredictable lady this morning. the storm actually has shifted. it shifted west. there's less snowfall in new york city. there's less snowfall on long island, more hudson valley and western part of the state. in new york city the underground subway is working and it's
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working well. bus service is working on most lines. people should check what lines. as you mentioned, the airports are basically closed, laguardia and john f. kennedy. we did get ahead of the storm, because the trick from my point of view is preparation and making sure you do what you need to do before the storm hits. once the storm hits, it's too late. schools are closed. businesses are closed. government is closed, so the traffic is down, the volume is down which allows the plows and first responders to do what they have to do. we're going to be suspending the rail service that goes north, what's called metro north. in the northern part of the state, the snow is heavier. it's coming down at about 4 inches per hour, which is an unmanageable rate for the snow removal equipment. but by and large so far so good. >> governor, you know, we've had a pretty mild winter so far. but today could change that. they say this could be the biggest snowfall we've had in
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close to 130 years. it sounds like everything is under control. what concerns you now, as you sit and look at the weather? what are you most worried about? >> the changeover in down state new york city and long island to sleet is not a good thing. i'd rather have snow than sleet. it's going to be freezing again tonight. if you have sleet, if you have rain, ice is much tougher to deal with for tomorrow's commute than snow. that worries me. number two, wind gusts. talking about wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. when the wind blows, trees fall. when trees fall or branches fall, wires come down and people lose power. losing power in these temperatures is a dangerous situation. that escalates very quickly. so we're watching the wind gusts for power outages and then what
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happens with the sleet and the ice for tomorrow's commute. >> well, the teams out there are doing a terrific job. governor, while we have you, i want quickly to politics and the firing of u.s. attorney preet bharara. the administration initially requested all u.s. attorneys resign and then he says he was fired. how do you think that unfolded? >> you know, i don't really know. i didn't follow the situation. there's a transition from one administration to the next. but beyond that i haven't followed it. >> there's talk preet bharara might run for governor or mayor. are you concerned about that he might go after your job? >> i'm not. somebody is going to run. that's why they call it democracy. i feel good about the job i'm doing, and i'm going to be running for re-election next year. >> all right. >> governor, do you know where new hampshire is?
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>> central park is your backyard, i'm never going to let you forget that line, charlie. >> thank you. >> thank you, governor. thank you for taking the time this morning. good to have you with us. good luck to everybody out there battling the storm. >> check in with our meteorologist from wbtz. she's moving all the way up through necked. good morning. >> good morning. intense snow bands on the northwest side of this strengthening nor'easter. 2 to 4 inches an hour with rain across new england gradually tapering off in intensive coverage. big area of pink here indicates a foot and a half of snow possible. parts of northeast pennsylvania stretching back in through central new england. lesser amounts where that mixing occurs. boston ends up 6 to 12, same for south coast of new jersey. otherwise wind gusts ramp up through the day. scattered damage will result as it pushes into maine through the
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night tonight. >> thank you. the storm means the government will have a shorter workday. here is a look at the white house this morning where 2 to 4 inches of snow is expected. federal employees were told to go to work three hours late. german chancellor angela merkel meeting today with president trump was postponed to friday because of the weather. >> a house budget committee meeting on the republican health care bill is also delayed until thursday because of the weather. a new congressional budget office analysis says 14 million more people will not have insurance next year under this plan. by 2026, that would rise to 24 million more people without coverage. the report also forecasts a gop plan would cut the federal deficit by $340 billion over the next decade. >> the cbo expects average premiums to increase until 2020 but they would be 10% lower by 2026 compared to obamacare. costs would be lower for 21 years old but a 64-year-old
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could expect to pay up to 25% more. that's a lot. democrats say the report reveals the plan's weaknesses and house speaker paul ryan says he was encouraged by it. >> the cbo is telling us we stabilize the market, we lower premiums, it lowers the deficit, it saves money. and more importantly, of course they are going to say if we're going to stop forcing people to buy something they don't want to buy, they are not going to buy it. >> in the past president trump has promised everybody -- that's a quote, everybody would be covered. at a cabinet meeting yesterday he seemed to relish the fight over the gop plan. >> we're negotiating with everybody. it's a big, fat, beautiful negotiation. hopefully we'll come up with something that's going to be really terrific. i want to thank paul ryan and everybody, mitch, everybody. they are all working around the clock. i think ultimately the big beneficiary will be the american people. >> white house officials criticized the report saying the
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cbo doesn't look at the impact of other legislation and regulatory changes that are in the works. in our next half hour we're going to look at the republican plan with dr. steven corwin, ceo of new york presbyterian. that is one of america's largest health care providers. it's the latest in our conversation in our series "issues that matter." that's ahead right here on "cbs this morning." some doctors are treating mood disorders and they are shifting from the pharmacy to the farm. ahead our doctor tells us how food can be,,,,
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cheech marin of cheech and chong built a second career when he stopped doing drug jokes. ahead, his rocky relationship with tommy chong and how he became hollywood's most famous pothead. you're watching "cbs this morning." [ ominous music ]
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♪ in our "morning rounds" the emerging science on how food affects your mood. government figures show more than 16 million american adults are having a major episode of depression in the past year. women are affected more often than men. a new field of study, nutritional psychiatry looks at how diet can improve mental health. it can help patients shift from pharmaceutical to food-based therapies. our dr. narula is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> i'm so fascinated by this subject. broadly speaking what is nutritional psychiatry? >> it's the idea that maybe a psychologist should be asking
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you what was on your dinner plate last night. what did you eat for lunch. the idea that food plays an eessential role in our mental health in the same way playing a role in our cardiovascular disease. in our digestive health. and the effect on cancer. so it's something we don't often think about. but there's been recent research in the emergent field in the last five years that shows that healthy dietary pattern can reduce anxiety. >> what's the connection? >> the brain is always on. it depends on fuel. not just any fuel like a car. you want to give it expensive, high-quality fuel. that means foods that have the right nutrients, the right vitamins, the right sources of protein because these form a building block for the transmitters to the brain. for the enzymes of brain. >> i know a cheeseburger always puts me in the right mood.
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i know you're not talking about that kind of food, unfortunately. >> no, we're not. >> when we talk healthy foods other than the greens, la jums and avocados, what are the unexpected things that might might not think about that's a mood booster. >> that's a mood booster. >> well, there are healthy dietary bat turns, sump as tract. and anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatories that can boost your immune system when you get the right vitamins.
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so, there's a lot of potential pathways. >> and there's a lot of connections as you're getting to the microbes. sauerkraut, kimchi, garlic that can boost your body's own natural bacteria. yes, bacteria work as a defense layer preventing the flow of bad toxins that can be proinflammatory. they also help to work the communication between the gut and the brain. >> is there somebody out there, a doctor, if you gave him your doctor that could look at everything that's in there? >> there are nutritional psychiatrists. >> okay. thank you dr. tara narula. >> and you can put avocado on a cheeseburger. >> yes, you can. the numbers are out on the
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ahead, the price war pushing gas prices down. to levels not seen since for caltrain funding. the trump admininistration cut funding.. . good morning, it's 8:25, bay area leaders are in washington, d.c. to fight for caltrain funding, the interruption cut funding to turn the rail system electric, they need 650 million. the san francisco board of supervisors could decide on lombard street today. the changes would be made on the stretch of lombard approaching the going gate bring. we'll have traffic -- the golden gate bridge. >> stick around we'll have weather in just a moment wow. nice. strength and style.
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bay slow across the board. you're moving across at 14 miles per hour, give yourself plenty of time to get through that area. this is a great day to do this, it forces you to walk outside, all trains are outside. rise and shine, we're getting ready to head out for another day with near record warmth. blue skies, looking out across the trance america pyramid, very few clouds over the golden gate bridge, temperatures are along the 40s and 50s, it's 51 degrees in san francisco. it will go to a high of 76 degrees. this is way to the west of the pacific northwest generated by computer models, we're in the 70s and 80s and 80 in san jose. these temperatures are similar to yesterday. this is 83, 84 in in the pleasanton area, increasing clouds on wednesday, light rain north bay by wednesday evening. ,,,,,,,,
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the crisis in southern korea gave us the greatest moments in history of television. >> pardon me -- >> simple things. anytime someone is on television and you don't see the lower half of their bodies they're not wearing pants. [ laughter ] how do i know this? because i'm one of them. [ laughter ] this is all we do. [ cheers and applause ] >> that's all of us. ed everyone you see on tv, no pants, jake tapper, gayle king, chuck todd, all of us no pants. >> i would be surprised if they do. >> you know what i'm thinking --
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yes, i'm thinking we should all -- stand up, charlie. we're all wearing pants on "cbs this morning." >> that was very good, trevor noah. a lot of people do do that, either they're not wearing pants or wearing shorts. we're fully clothed. >> good morning. >> you know who else is fully clothed? dr. steven corwin, go ahead, stand up dr. steven corwin, there you go. he's wearing pants. he's the ceo of new york presbyterian. >> he is still here, he's going to -- >> don't leave. >> yeah, please don't leave. we've got to check our morning headlines and we'll get back to that interview. "usa today" says ivanka trump is moving her line of jewelry downscale. the president's oldest daughter plans to stop offering high-end jewelry. the ivanka brand will focus on stylish but cheaper jewelry. no reason was given.
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the company acknowledged the spiked sales week last month. people remember amy krouse rosen th nthal who died of ov cancer last month. the head line wrote you may want to marry my husband. the column drew more than 4 million readers online. amy krouse rosenthal was 50 years old. i read this column. it was one of the most touching things. the way she described him how they fell in love and what she wanted for him after she died was really -- >> a total act of love. our houston affiliate says a price war between neighboring gas stations is making drivers very, very happy. they paid as little as 78 cents on sunday for a gallon of regular. cars careened into the texaco and the johnny quick.
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most drivers are paying three times what those people in houston are. the aaa national average is 2.29ed pe2.2 $2.29 per gallon. and "the new york times" said ed sheeran's new album streamed 375 billion times in one week. that beats the mark of 223 million, that was set for a month ago by the weeknd. all 16 tracks are on the top 20 charts at the same time. >> you know, he's going to be in the new "game of thrones ""? >> i know. we continue with the series "issues that matter" on the republican health care bill and questions about cost and coverage. in a letter to congress, the american hospital association said it is concerned about the plan's efforts to restructure
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medicaid's program. the group decides, quote, we cannot support the american health care act in its current form." >> dr. steven corwin is the president and ceo of new york presbyterian. also a member of the american hospital association. new york presbyterian, by the way is one of the nation's biggest health care providers. it's fifth place on "u.s. news and world report" on the best hospitals list. dr. corwin joins us at the table. thank you for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> so your group says you cannot support it in its current form, what concerns you the most? >>ed medicaid expansion is going to create a problem. >> how much percentage of your patients are on medicaid? >> about 40. of our patients. we've got a lot of people on medicaid in republican states as
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well. so this is a big deal, $800 billion is going to come out of the medicaid program and that contributes to that reduction that you talked about gayle, and that's a big issue because a lot of people are not going to be insured. >> the budget office says now 24 more mm peopillion people won't insured. >> we have to decide is health care a right or a privilege. if it's a right, then you've got to ensure people. >> therefore, what is the fundamental assumption on the part of this bill? >> the fundamental misassumption is that you need to subsidize people more. and you need to keep the individual mandate. otherwise, you cannot have a functioning insurance market. point number one. point number two is -- >> you've got to have a mandate that forces people to have insurance? >> absolutely. >> just like car insurance. >> car insurance, property insurance. you need young healthy people
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who are paying premiums in to offset the costs of other people who are -- >> what is that assumption? >> you got to take care of poor people. and the states that didn't expand medicaid, you have to earn less than $6,000 a year to qualify for medicaid for a family of three. now, as a country, i think we've got to come to grips with that. i believe in a public/private partnership. you have to have commercial insurance and medicare and medicaid. let's come together and figure out how to do this. this bill absolutely does not do this. >> but the power behind reforming and repealing the affordable care act, the conservative movement, is that this was a mandate. a burden on small and medium-size businesses to pay for health care. the question still remains, who's going to pay for it. >> are taxpayers going to pay for it in higher taxes? or are businesses going to pay for it? what's the answer there and is there any any fixed terms in this bill?
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>> norah, you're absolutely right. the cost of health care in this country is too high. doctors, physicians have to really focus but having said that, you've got to insure people i think by not insuring people the cost of health care is going to continue to go up. >> the ama, aha, doctors, hospitals, all become the affordable care act, obamacare. under the promise that premiums would start to slow down. premium vass skyrocketed. >> premiums have skyrocketed. >> what happened? >> a couple things happened. first, you have lack of competition in certain markets. secondly, you didn't have enough young healthy people. >> that's the point, isn't it? young people have been buying insurance, if they're not, they're not going to be assisted to take care of older people. >> norah, let me flip it around for a second, what's going to happen with less subsidies? the cbo said that premiums are going to go up.
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the only reason that the premiums go down in the long term is all the sicker patients will opt out because they cannot afford it. >> there has to be a fundamental shift. people don't want to pay for health care. people will pay for all kinds of things, a car, health insurance. in the past, the system has been your employer, if you had a good employer, provided your health care plan. >> right. employer-based health insurance is the buowl weshg of the syste. >> how many in that market? >> right now, it's less than the cbo projected. it's less than republicans are claiming about the cbo report. but part of that is because people insisted on individual mandates. there was a supreme court challenge, et cetera. >> i went to new york hospital for my surgery and dr. girardi and murman and blumenthal do
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really good care of me. >> we appreciate the compliment. you're a terrific show. my wife watches you every day. she's a big fan. >> your wife has excellent taste. >> thank you very much. >> thank you for taking such good care of charlie. >> yes. >> and very smart discussion. i think we should do more of this we have been on "issues that matter." >> thank you. turns out it's complicated. >> yeah. >> very complicated. >> who knew. thank you. cheech and chong were two of the first pot smokers to be famous for it. >> i could probably smoke this and enjoy it man and still walk away, man. >> after i smoked my first joint, i said, wow, what else have they been lying about? and the walls came tumbling down. down. >> cheech,,,,,,,,
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♪ remember this song? cheech and chong is one of comedy's most influential pairs. the two performers made a string of popular albums and movies that define stoner comedy. cheech marin, the one without the beard, is out with a new
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memoir called "cheech is not my real name, but don't call me chong." and we learn how life changed when the duo's relationship, well, went up in smoke. >> good morning. the comedy icon admits he enjoyed his share of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. he was richard marin growing up in east l.a. >> i was a teacher's worst nightmare. i was a straight "a" student who was a wise ass. and they were like, shut up. >> reporter: richard "cheech" marin seems like an unlike ly candidate. when did you actually smoke your first joint? >> when i was a freshman in college because my dad is a policeman, lapd, for years. i got that line growing up.
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marijuana, don't you ever try marijuana or i'll end your short little life right now. after i smoked my first joint, i said, wow, what else have they been lying about? >> reporter: it was the late 1960s, cheech joined anti-war protests. dropped out of college and moved to canada to dodge the draft. that's where he met a chinese-canadian, and it changed his life. tommy chong, basically, you met him in a strip club? >> it was vancouver's first topless bar. and he owned it. >> reporter: before long, a comedy team was born. ♪ what you don't need acapulco gold is ♪ >> reporter: why did it work? >> i think because we're exactly opposite of each other. >> hey, man, am i driving okay? >> reporter: those two
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characters played off of each other. >> i think we're buzzed, yeah. >> think of it as comedy, we knew how to play that. >> reporter: their routines became albums then radio hits. let's make a deal. i remember listening to your albums in our dorm rooms, and it was like we felt ex peditiouous. in the first film, they'd find an even wider audience. we were sophisticated under the guise of being dummies. ♪ don't like to get up early >> reporter: they'd make eight movies together all directed by chong. but cheech says as their success grew, so did chong's ego.
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>> that's all i got. how do you like it? >> that's good. >> it affects your personality especially being a director because you're god is. he was the creative genius and i was the actor. and i was lucky to be there. >> reporter: in 1987, cheech broke away. with "born in east l.a." his film about a mexican-american who was mistakenly deported. >> then they grabbed me as an illegal and put me on the bus. >> reporter: kind of being your declaration of independence? >> absolutely, it was. >> reporter: kicked on the door. a career that included six years with don johnson in the cbs series "nash bridges." and a resume packed with roles in animated movies. that success has allowed him to indulge a passion for art.
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especially the work of the mexican-american artist of the chicano art movement. >> my mantra has been that you can't love or hate chicano art unless you see it. >> reporter: his collection, now some 700 pieces is considered the finest in private hands in the country. you've lived here how long? >> going on four years now. >> reporter: after more than four decade as part, in 2008 cheech and tommy chong finally reunited. >> where were you born? >> i was born in east l.a., man. >> reporter: the fact that you ultimately found your own identity make it easier to go back to the other way? >> yeah, it did. first identify me. and yeah, i did. i came to the conclusion you that don't have to love or hate each other, which we do both. and it's just we have a business. >> reporter: and it's a growing business, perhaps in part due to the growing legalization of pot.
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>> i remember one time we were doing the big show in detroit, and drunk white guys in suits were trying to get on the stage, like this is -- >> you know, these guys are so influential, there was nobody doing what they did when they started in the 1970s and they've never really gotten credit for it. i think on some levels cheech feels that way. he thinks they should be in the rock 'n' roll hall of fame and a pretty good arguments for it. >> they're funny. do they get along? >> they get along because they have to get along. he admits there was still friction. buouched on it. about getting on his own.,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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k at bay area airports. good morning. it is 8:55. i'm kenny choi. paufrlg storms across the east coast are -- powerful storms across the east coast are leaving a mark at sfo airport, with cancellations and some travelers spending 24 hours waiting for a new flight. several local law enforcement agencies are holding events today, to forward the conversation about sanctuary cities and counties, to protect undocumented men and women in the bay area. and later today, san jose city council will consider declaring a shelter crisis to help roughly 500 flood victims who still lack a place to live. the coyote creek flood prompted 14,000 evacuations and did at least $100 million in damage to the city. stick around. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, everybody. it is 8:57. let's take a look at the bay area roads as you're headed out the door. we have a problem in walnut creek. this is southbound 680. after south main street. it is a medical emergency. blocking three lanes out there. so it is causing some my juror backups and it is back -- major backups and it is backed up to gregory lane. give yourself plenty of time to get through these conditions in
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walnut creek on southbound 680. traveling in the south bay. very slow all the way around. northbound 101 at just 14 miles an hour. and 18 on northbound 87. and then if you're traveling into the peninsula, a live look at the san mateo bridge between hayward and foster city. expect about a 25-minute drive. a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. 20 minutes from the maze to downtown. and bart is all on time. it is a perfect day, because there is sunshine, right? >> i can't believe that you didn't talk about icky the spider. >> icky made a reappearance there in the sunshine. hi, everybody. how about a sneak peek out toward coit tower. atop of telegraph hill. nothing but great visibility. same there as we take a spider view. a bird's-eye view to the golden gate bridge and temperatures are in the 50s and 60s in san jose. and clouds to the north and west. and an area of low pressure, making a trek to the bay area and it will not affect us until tomorrow and meanwhile today, 70s beaches and 70s bay, peninsula, up to the 80s away from the bay. and tomorrow, cooler conditions. rain in the north bay by the
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