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apprehensions could be as high as 150,000 in april. richard blumenthal says, it's not the bureaucracy. it's the president. >> president trump bears sole responsibility for the chaos and the unconstitutional action of his administration. >> reporter: many of the president's immigration policies have been blocked by the courts. but the recent effort to target asylum seekers seems about the cart of public opinion and to galvanize 2020. bernie sanders will introduce what he believes is a path to health care for everyone. often called medicare for all.
ed o'keeffe spoke to him today. . >> reporter: there's some that says this is going to cost $10 trillion, $15 trillion. >> we're spending it right now. what our system does is get rid of insurance companies and drug companies making billions in profit every year. >> and what happens to the insurance companies if your plan is implemented? >> we would cover all basic health care needs. if you want to make yourself look more beautiful, they can do that. >> blue cross/blue shield would be reduced to nose jobs. >> something like that. >> much more of ed's interview with bernie sanders, on "cbs this morning." blizzard watches and
warnings are up from denver to minneapolis. votes are being counted in israel. benjamin netanyahu and challenger benny gantz are claiming victory. netanyahu may have the upper hand. seth done is in tel aviv tonight. how does it look at this hour? >> it is a dramatic evening, a real nail-biter, with both sides declaring victory tonight. here here in the blue and white headquarters, the headquarters of benny gantz. this party was created a couple of months ago. and not long ago, he declared victory. but here's the twist -- benjamin netanyahu saying he is the victor tonight.
61 is the key number here. that's the seats that are needed in the kineset. we've seen policy shifts here, in the region, moving the embassy from tel aviv to jerusalem. and there's a threat of violence in the region. >> seth done from tel aviv. thank you very much. today, we learned the name of one of six marines killed in a bombing in afghanistan. christopher was a firefighter in new york city and in maryland. he leaves behind a wife and three children. the taliban claim responsibility for that attack. the u.s. military said that a contractor was also killed but said today the civilian
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the american academy of pediatrics are joining calls to have fisher-price baby sleeper recalled. consumer reports has linked 32 infant deaths to that sleeper. jan crawford folk to one of the importants of that child. >> reporter: they awoke to find their son on his stomach, unresponsive. >> i saw ezra face down with his nose smashed into the seat. he was passed away. >> reporter: ezra died of
suffocation. and the overtons say his fisher-price rock n play sneaker is to blame. they are speaking out to warn other parents. an investigation found that 32 babies have died in a rock n play. >> we had no reason to suspect it would be dangerous. because it's fisher-price, you think it's a reputable company. >> reporter: the magazine found deaths of babies younger than three months. and says the babies on an incline, poses a risk suffocate. >> parents are confused. >> reporter: in a statement to cbs, fisher-price says the device reaches safety standards.
it's important that the instructions are followed. but theovertons say they never had the warnings. >> i nohope it's not on the shelves again. >> reporter: the american academy of pediatrics are calling for an immediate recall. there's evidence that the rock n play sleeper puts babies lives at risk, they will take that step. coming up tonight, redemption for the hooves of virginia.
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the men's basketball team with their first tle the win is so sweet because lasi in 2018, virginia was the first number one seed to lose in the first round to a 16 seed. a final four mvp, conner guy. >> that we battle tlur hrough i fantastic feeling. >> reporter: the team needed protection to protect them from the fans. coach tony bennett said that last year's defeat is with him. but to using adversity to overcome obstacles, is a game plan we can all execute. >> who is the champion? that was good. up next, how little roman keeps defying the odds.
we end tonight with an update on a 2-year-old who has captured the attention of the nation. we first told you about him last year when we dhe did something one expected. as we just saw in kansas, he is not slowing down. >> i got it. >> okay. let me help. >> okay. >> reporter: roman. i had never met roman dinkle in person. my god, it's so good to see you. like millions of others, i had only seen the videos, including one that went viral last year. hi, guys. >> reporter: when roman defied the odds and walked for the first time. roman has spine bifida, a birth defect that prevents the spinal
cord from developing properly. he h brain before his 1st birthday and one on his spine before he was spina bifida affects every part of life. >> walk out on the grass. >> i can't. >> you can. >> reporter: this is light years ahead of where he was a few months ago. >> yeah. and something we never expected to happen so soon. >> reporter: since we last spoke to his parents, roman is not just walking, but running. >> i'm going to get you back. i'm going to get you. nice to meet you. >> reporter: he also just got to go to disney. nice to meet you. who did you meet at disney? >> mickey. >> reporter: you saw mickey? >> and pluto. >> and who else? >> mickey and donald. >> reporter: is that how donald
sounds? for whitney and adam dinkle who have two older children, the breakthroughs are surrounded by constant questions. >> when he gets a headache, we have to take that seriously. we can't just be like, oh, you're fine. >> we have to continue to check the boxes and say, is this a normal kid thing? or is this an incephalus thing? >> you never are out of the woods. >> reporter: the facebook page lets people around the world learn more about spina bifida, as they share roman's jersey. >> this is what the world should look like. you know what i mean? >> reporter: yeah. i do. >> he's pretty >> what's that? that's the overnight news
democrats who started with this four-page synopsis that barr released last month. >> we offered to have bob review it before putting it out and he declined. >> i didn't ask about reviewing. i asked if you thought about having them help prepare the march 24th letter. they did the report after all. >> no. i didn't think about it. >> why not? >> because it was my letter. >> reporter: barr acknowledged he chose not to release summaries prepared by mueller's team. >> i suspect they probably wanted, you know, more put out. >> reporter: but he insisted he did not mischaracterize mueller's findings. >> no collusion. it's done. >> the letter speaks for itself. >> i thought it did, too. >> reporter: after a two-year investigation, mueller's team was split over whether the president obstructed justice. they left it to the attorney general, who made a decision in
just two days. >> to do this, it seems your mind must have already been made up. >> reporter: barr said he is working with the special counsel, to determine which passages, in the 300-400-page report are sensitive and need to be kept secret. >> we will be providing notes for the basis for each redact n redaction. >> reporter: he refused to reveal if anyone at the white house has gotten an early look. >> i'm not going to say anything more about it, until the report is out and everyone has a chance to look at it. some of the rich and famous pleading not guilty in the college admission bribery scandal have gotten bad news. they will also face charges of mail fraud and money laundering. carter evans has the latest from los angeles. >> reporter: as lori loughlin tried to go about her routine today, there was no escaping the college admission scandal.
this afternoon, a grand jury fo formally indicted loughlin and her husband and 14 other parents. they're accused of conspiracy to commit fraud and now, they're facing money laundering for writing off bribes as charitable contributions. loughlin and her husband are accused of paying $500,000 to get their daughters into usc as members of the crew team, even though they never rode competitively. on monday, felicity huffman plans to plead guilty, along with a dozen other parents. >> for felicity huffman, it was one and done. she paid $15,000 to goose an s.a.t. score. for lori loughlin, this was a continuing series of big-money payments. >> these are two very different people, who have treated this really in a manner comparable. every time lori loughlin acts
the way she acts in comparison to felicity huffman's plea, lori upo 20 years inexperts believe . that all of the defends will face some time behind bars. for years, measles was all but eradicated in the united states. but with a growing number of parents deciding not to vaccinate their kids, it is back. it is so bad in new york city, the mayor declared an emergency. >> reporter: mayor bill de blasio's emergency declaration was to stop the disease from spreading. >> children are in danger. we have to take this seriously. >> reporter: the orthodox jewish section is ground zero, where some 250 measles cases have been confirmed in the last 9 months. the order requires residents
older than six months to get vaccinated or risk a fine. and religious schools must bar unvaccinated children or face shutdown. the city plablames this school letting unvaccinated children into the classroom. this also means a disagreement of the outbreak in this community is continuing, too. this woman has five children. none were vaccinated and all had measles. >> i cannot agree to a systemic way to alter the immune system. >> you have to trust the health department. >> reporter: one man with measles traveled from brooklyn to michigan, which has reported 41 cases statewide. nationwide, there's been 78 new cases in the last week alone. this is new york city's health
mmissioner. >> the importance here is to maximize the number of individuals that are being vaccinated against the measles and to allay any unfounded fears that people may have. president trump denied reports he plans to revive the policy of separating mi yagrant children from their parents at the southern border. at the same time, he insisted the policy works when it's in place. meanwhile, some in congress are concerned over the exodus of the department of homeland security. paula reid reports. >> reporter: president trump said today, he will not reinstate his policy of separating migrant families who cross the border illegally. >> i'll tell you something, once you don't have it, that's why you see more people coming. >> reporter: and he rejected claims he is cleaning house at the department of homeland security, after officials were forced out. >> i don't know who came up with that. >> reporter: but a senior
administration official, says the white house is frustrated about the agency's inability to carry through his policies, including asylum. they want to vet claims from people who fear returning to their home country. and make it harder to receive work permits, something the white house believes is a significant draw. >> some of the people are not people you want in our country. >> reporter: the administration wants to extend the amount of time they can detain migrant children. customs and border protection says it apprehended 8,900 unaccompanied children and 59,000 units in march. as it gets warmer, it says the total number of apprehensions could be 150,000 in april. richard bnt the problem is not the bureaucracy
this is "the cbs overnight news." >> one of the most popular places to hold a kid's birthday party these days is a trampoline park. these parks can be dangerous or deadly. last week, a police officer from california, filed a lawsuit that he was temporary paralyzed at a. we've confirmed six deaths since 2012 and more serious injuries. two weeks ago, we went to a chicago area trampoline park to check on the dangers ourselves. before we got there, a healthy
young dad and a former college football player suffered a horrible injury. >> it is one of the most painful things i've ever had. >> reporter: jason could hardly find the words of the pain jumping into this foam pit. his 11-year-old daughter saw it happen. >> i said, please run. i blew my knees out. >> reporter: he ruptured the patellar tendons in his knees, requiring surgery. less than an hour after an ambulance took him to the hospital, we arrived with a trampoline expert. having this next to a wall, how dangerous is that? >> dangerous. you'll get a brain bleed from hitting this. >> reporter: macpherson has coached for more than 30 years and testified in plaintiff cases
on trampoline parks. since our report aired last month, macpherson told us that 11 attorneys ask ask s have ask be an expert witness. >> i got slammed all over the country. >> reporter: what do the cases involved? >> two broken necks. tib-fib fractures. >> reporter: with the broken necks, are we talking paraplegics? >> yes. >> reporter: senator richard blumenthal is sponsoring legislation to hold companies for injuries inside trampoline parks. many visitors sign waivers like this one, with forced arbitration xlaclauses. >> they want to rig the season for anyone who is injured who may assert claims against them. >> reporter: are they trying to
hide deaths and injuries? >> they're trying to hide everything about the injuries that may cast them in a bad lights. >> reporter: in 2011, there were an estimated 40 trampoline parks outside. and there's no federal oversight. in a recent statement, the consumer product safety commission told cbs news, it is doing investigations to determine whether we can take action to protect consumers. >> the biggest deterrent of death and injury at these parks will be the park owners deemed responsible, having to pay. >> reporter: freewalt now faces months of rehabilitation. and he wants other families to learn about the potential dangers. >> i would tell any family, do not go to the trampoline parks.
last month, cbs news cameras were in vietnam wheet a group on a pilgrimage. when the american heroes returned to the u.s., they were welcomed with open arms. here's jeff glor. >> welcome home. >> reporter: five decades after they returned home -- >> good to see you. >> reporter: they returned home. >> welcome home, brother. can i get a hug? >> reporter: 3,000 people gathered to welcome 52 veterans back from an emotional journey, their first trip to vietnam since the war ended. >> it's great to see these people here to give the veterans the welcome back they deserve. >> reporter: at the beginning of our trip to vietnam, we met way sergeant wayne perette.
how it is to be where it all ended? >> it hurts. >> reporter: like so many others, he has battled demons for decades. >> we got to the dmz. there was a young man who was dead. i went through his bapockets an there was a picture of his wife and children. he was no different than i was. he had a family. it's hard to sleep. >> reporter: nightmares? >> oh, yes. big-time. >> reporter: does this trip here help take some away? >> i sure hope so. i sure hope so. >> reporter: after returning to wisconsin, his family told us he was emotional billions of bacteria,
and try align gummies with prebiotics and probiotics to help support digestive health. kacey musgraves had a big night at the academy of country awards. the singer and song writer won album of the year for "golden hour," and female artist of the year. >> you heard it, too, that people say, i don't like country music. but i like kacey musgraves. >> yeah. they're like, you're my gateway
drug. ♪ you take the high and i will take the low ♪ >> these days, with the genre line being so blurred, the possibilities are endless. you know, to me, music falls into two different categories. it's good and bad. ♪ >> reporter: with three critically acclaimed studio albums, kacey musgraves has made her own lane. ♪ born in a hurry always late ♪ ♪ haven't been early since '88 >> reporter: the singer/song writer says, her love of music began when she was a little girl. >> i wanted to be a singer. i grew up singing. >> reporter: did you sing into a hair brush? >> i sang all the time. and i felt a shift. i moved to nashville when i was about 19.
i figured out, you can have a career as a song writer and not put your face out there. i was turned off by the whole artist side of things. >> reporter: and then? >> and somewhere along the way, i started collecting the songs that felt like i wouldn't want to give them up. >> reporter: mousse gravusgrave her debut album in 2016. she chose "merry-go-round" would be her first single. >> i wouldn't be proud to change myself to appease to a wider range of people. >> reporter: what did he say to you? >> he said, sometimes you have to do things that you're not proud of. and that's when i said, you and i are very different. >> you would prefer not to have the career you have, than to have a hit song and not be proud of it. ngrue to t imagine something
herself has paid o bigs. musgraves attributes her success to her songwritie ining roots. it's all about the songs. tell me why that is important to you. >> there is something. this is an idea. it could be in a song. i could be in the middle of an argument. oh, that's a good line. the process of taking something from nothing. that is magical. >> reporter: do you have an example of when you heard something and you said, aha, that's a song. ♪ is there a word for the way i'm feeling tonight ♪ >> happy and sad are two emotions that i find yourself feeling a lot of the time
together. it can be the anxiety of knowing the moment eventually end. at comes up goes down. i remember being in a tiki bar with my now-husband. we were so in love. he was bringing tears to my eyes. he was confused because i was happy and sad at the same time. >> reporter: we would all like to meet somebody that says something so wonderful that it brings tears to our eyes. >> reporter: musgraves and ruston kelly tied the knot in 2017. it's a love story that inspired her latest album, "golden hour." how did you know he was the one for you? >> i don't know. he just knew. making "golden hour," i was in a depressive space.
i wouldn't sure what i wanted to do. and i will feel depressed when i feel lost creatively. i talk about a year where i could be in town and catch up on the simple parts of life i missed being on tour. that's when i met ruston. and needless to say, all these songs are pouring out. >> reporter: people will say, now that she's in love and happy, will the music be as good. were you worried about that? >> i was worried. i'm happy now. my music is going to suck. you turn yourself into thinking that you need to suffer to produce great art. at's a trible miss take. i've kept myself in bad relationships before thinking that good songs will come out of it. what a waste of time. i did get good songs out of it. >> reporter: you did?
>> it was a surprise when this whole new facet of art and writing opened up for me. >> reporter: do you struggle with fame? do you worry about fame? >> it's not my favorite thing. ♪ when it rains, it pours >> it used to freak me out when i was younger. as i got older, there is nothing anything to be scared of. i have a wonderful foundation with my family and my husband. i know where i am. >> reporter: do you feel this is your moment? >> i can say it's my moment professionally. but personally, i think it's the best yet. leaving my 20s, going into my 30s. finding a new sense of self and confidence, that comes from being with the right person and the songs that came from that. ♪ i think for me, it boils down to
one of the most popular tourist attractions in our nation's capital is falling apart. it's not the washington monument or the jefferson memorial. it's the tidal basin in the city and the cherry blossoms along the shoreline. jan crawford has more. >> reporter: this whole area is transformed by 4,000 cherry trees. people come to see it from all over the world. but the erosion, lack of repairs, is overwhelming.
and this national pressure is facing an uncertain future. most are here looking up at these pastel pink pedals. one look down, and their beauty is grounded. sinking earth, rising stides an too many people in search of the perfect selfie. we saw people with canes and suitcases navigate this right next to the water. one mother whose son's stroller got stuck, agrees. this is where the sidewalk ends at high tide. leaving not just people but these old trees threatened. >> you can see the roots are not only compromised but exposed. >> reporter: the trust for
historic preservation is turning to the public for help. >> this is not just d.c.'s calling card to the nation. it's america's calling card to the world. it is sinking and flooding. and there's over 5$500 million n deferred maintenance that has to be in this park for future generations. >> now, the park estimates it will cost 3$300 million to repar the seawalls. some are calling for a more dramatic redesign. that could cost hundreds of millions of dollars. we'll get a first look at some of the ideas early next year. for so of the new coues.for othersck b little later for the morning news and "cbs this morning."
from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm meg oliver. ♪ captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, april 10th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." spring blizzard? parts of the country prepare for a blast of wintry weather. immigration crackdown. president trump shakes up his staff as he pushes for tougher laws at the border. and a tight race in israel's election as the two main candidates claim victory. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. i'm anne-marieen