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was not an easy decision. >> parents supported the move. >> it was a huge inconvenience. it is a huge inconvenience for so many people. but better than not having them come home. >> reporter: while stuck at home her 10-year-old son, jackson, kept in touch with his friends. >> i had a lot of friends were texting like it is really scary. >> reporter: they do active shooter drills across the area and here in the district including columbincolumbine, th the drills in kindergarten. with the attack happening 20
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years ago this week we sat down with five columbine survivors. each with a different story then and today. including michelle wheeler, a teacher in the district and now the mother of a 13-year-old. how does it impact the way that you raise her? >> i started to tell her about the shooting when she was 5 and going into kindergarten. i started saying mommy is sad her friends are in heaven. as she got older, started to tell her more. sending her to kindergarten and every day since is a struggle. >> you figure out where she can get out places or exits? >> we will number the doctors office and i say show me five places you can hide. >> cbs news was forced to report
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an american airlines jet nearly crashed on takeoff in new york last week and soon after a formal investigation was launched. >> cell phone video shows some of the damage to american airlines flight 300 after returning to jfk airport last wednesday. sources now say it was far worse, calling it as close as anybody would ever want to come to crashing. >> close to near death as i ever experienced. >> scott lasser was a passenger. >> i count my lucky stars i am here today. >> we were banking uncontrolled 45 degrees to the left. >> it happened as the airbus was attempting to left off.
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the wing slammed into a runway sign and hit a light pole. it was loaded with 110 people and fueled for a cross country flight to los angeles. >> this felt like a severe roll. i was on the right side within two seconds a takeoff i was staring at the ground. >> the force of the impact bent the wing and that is a runway light. the incident happened at the worst possible moment. >> literally it could have taken the air cast out. >> you are talking about a crash? >> absolutely. >> on the runway at jfk? >> absolutely. >> the plane flew for about 28 minutes as it returned to jfk presumably with the runway light embedded in the wing the whole time. so far they don't know why the plane banked the way it did but
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that is the focus of the probe tonight. now this, a rescue operation is on for a man trapped inside a cave. wtvf reports he is one of the british rescue divers that helped save a soccer team from a cave in thailand last summer. he went missing in part of the cave that can only be accessed by going underwater. up next your money, your health. the number one hidden medical cost. and later, a hero cop rescues a man from a burning truck. billions of bacteria,
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20% hit from out of network doctors. >> it was pure bliss for adam and laura parkinson when their son, nathan arrived 13 months ago and a few days later came a second delivery. >> this bill we are looking at is out of left field? >> absolutely left field. came out of nowhere. >> reporter: they received a surprise bill for $3,700. your jaw must have hit the ground. >> for a doctor that we have seen less than five minutes. >> reporter: they had done their homework to avoid any surprises but the anesthesiologist was out of network. after an appeal insurance paid a portion but they were on ho f nearly 1500.
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>> you go to the hospital expecting to be in network. you shouldn't have to ask a question to every doctor that walks in the door. >> they found 1 in 7 patients received a surprise bill and anesthesiology accounted for the largest number of claims. >> is there a lot of books to point to? >> we have a law here in massachusetts saying you can't hide the ball from consumers. you need to be transparent and you need to make disclosure. >> eight months later the doctors group agreed to drop the balance. >> reporter: what do you want people to understand? >> question everything. >> reporter: a simple question before costs nothing.
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a surprise answer later might be very expensive. cbs news, douglas, massachusetts. >> new video of deafidation in notre dame and the latest on the investigation. ok i'll admit. i didn't keep my place as clean as i would like 'cuz i'm way too busy. who's got the time to chase around down dirt, dust and hair? so now, i use heavy duty swiffer sweeper and dusters. for hard-to-reach places, duster makes it easy to clean. it captures dust in one swipe. ha! gotcha! and sweeper heavy duty cloths lock away twice as much dirt and dust. it gets stuff deep in the grooves other tools can miss. y'know what? my place... is a lot cleaner now. stop cleaning. start swiffering.
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a police officer from tennessee took part in a remarkable rescue. officer gary brown's body camera was rolling when he rescued a man from a burning truck. the former army sergeant smashed the window and carried the man to safety. wow. churches across france tonight pay tribute to notre dame. bells rang 48 hours after a fire desired the roof and new drone footage shows the destruction. officials say there is no evidence of a crime. we send our congratulations to gail king of cbs this morning naming her one of the most influential people in the world
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calling her one of the all-time great broadc t
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finally a marathon is 26.2 miles and for a marine the last 100 yards were the toughest. >> reporter: of all of the memorable moments from this year's boston marathon, none stood more emotion than this, a man on hands and knees inching towards the finish line. >> i am doing it on my own. >> reporter: up until the 22nd mile herndon had been doing well but that is when his legs locked up. by the time he was within 100 yards of the finish line he could no longer run and he crawled. others in his dire condition
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were helped across the line but he said no. on his hand and shoe were the names of his three friends who were with him when their vehicle was blown up in afghanistan. >> i say their names out loud. >> reporter: he still suffers from survivors guilt and ptsd. when he hauled his exhausted body across the finish line he completed his goal to the three friends he honored and veterans everywhere. >> the pain i was going through is nothing compared to the pain they went through. >> reporter: the first marathon was run by a warrior that carried with him a message of victory against enormous odds, not unlike this one. that is the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you this news
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continues. from the broadcast center in new york city, i am jeff glor. ♪ welcome to the overnight news, i am jericka duncan. for more than two years congress and the american people have been waiting on the investigation into russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. the wait is nearly over. the mueller report with parts blocked out will be released today. paul reid has a preview. >> reporter: president trump said in a radio interview he is ready. >> this should never happen to a president or to this country again what took place. you will see a lot of strong things come out tomorrow. >> the president's personal
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attorneys prepared a counter report. there are reports tonight the justice department and the white the numerous in a summary released last month attorney general william barr said special counsel robert mueller diddence the president's campaign coordinated with moscow to influence the 2016 election and there was not enough evidence of obstruction of justice. tomorrow a heavily redacted version could fuel a bitter partisan feud over the public's right to see the results of mueller's work. barr promised transparency but said he would redact grand jury and classified material and evidence against people not
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criminally charged. >> we try to explain why that redaction was made. >> reporter: democrats say that is not enough. >> the people have the right to the information so they can exercise the power that we were given in our government. >> reporter: the president may hold a press conference after the report comes out. what we don't know is what time the redacted mueller report will be released and if we will have it before the press conference. >> in colorado a half million students will be back in class today. a woman suspected of planning to repeat the columbine school massacre has been found dead. >> authorities were taking no chances going in guns drawn after getting a tip that
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18-year-old raisol pais was on in the area. they found her in a three-day manhunt that rattled coloradans days before the anniversary of the c l s waslone and took herlife. >> police found what they describe to cbs news as deeply disturbingerd the fbi. police said she had an infatuation with columbine saying be the best killer you can be and being alive is overrated along side a sketch of a gun. she travelled from florida to denver monday night where she legally purchased a pump-action shotgun and ammunition and responding to a incredible threat two dozen schools took
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security precautions yesterday and today a half million students were told to stay home. >> it is not an easy decision, but at the end of the day it is the right decision and the best to protect our kids. >> parents like this supported the move. >> it was a huge inkweengz and is a inconvenience for so many people but better than not having them come home. >> i had a lot of friends that were texting like it is really scary. >> they do active shooter drills in schools across the area and here they start the drills in kindergarten. >> it is being called the biggest illegal opioid bust in u.s. history. dozens of doctors and
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pharmacists in six states were accused of passing out opioids like candy. 32 million pills. that could just be the tip of the iceberg. cook,neee as s that y.ust aftn prepare for the largest takeaway of opioid medical providers in the country. >> we are saving lives. >> reporter: derek jackson is a lead investigator. what type of message are you sending? >> if you overprescribe and steal from the taxpayer you are going to go to jail. >> reporter: today's operation stretched across seven states and indicted 60 individuals including doctors, nurses and pharmacists that collectively prescribed over 32 million
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pills. a tennessee family nurse practitioner to piloted a tv show about his clinic prescribed a dangerous amount of opioids for sexual favors. agent jackson drove us through clay county, 3,000 residents but three pharmacies on the same block. >> this is one of the pharmacies. >> there is another pharmacy. there is another pharmacy. >> reporter: dozens charged today are charged with billing medicare and medicaid. is this federally funded drug dealing? >> i would classify it as yes. >> reporter: what does the future look like for clay county
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if you can shut the pharmacies down? >> future looks good. it is a hard working town. we just need to get the unnecessary pills off of the street. >> reporter: the pharmacist that worked here was among those indicted today. they ordered enough opioids per day for every man, woman and child in the county. megan glaros has the overnight forecast. >> as we move into the afternoon, this strm system moving into thursday will feature the potential for more tornadic possibilities. f2 or greater in the evening on thursday and friday. we are looking at the entire east coast dealing with if not
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>> this is the cbs overnight news. they won't have trouble funding the effort, over $1 billion has been pledged. france launched a contest inviting architects around the world to replace the giant speier that rose above the church and if they decide to rebuild the cathedral the way it was, they will have a head start. a challenge professor created a 3d archive and supposedo withinf an inch. >> take a look. you are seeing more than a
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billion points of data collected with laser scanners to reveal structure aal nuances the way a normal camera never could. talon was a tireless advocate and his work to digitally scan the building. lindsay cook was one of his colleagues and former students at vasser. >> it is the only point we have that data preserved. the beauty is that they can be used in new ways in future generations. >> reporter: in 2015 talon gave a behind the scenes hook at how he collected the data. >> it sends out a beam.
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>> reporter: professor walked us through some of the notre dame data points. >> we are looking at cross-section of the main roof. >> reporter: it took nearly two years to make his 3d models look as accurate as possible. notre dame's digitally influenced future might find inspiration from 2014 assassin's creed unity spent years modeling the landmark just like talon. >> what do you think the takeaway is from the models? >> it is wonderful to have a digital archive. >> as more states legalize marijuana for recreational use, one study says the pot market will top $13 billion and by
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2022, $22 billion. you can smoke it, vape it and even eat it and maybe soon able to drink it. barry petersen got a sip of the goods. >> reporter: when it is the clydesdale, it is about budweiser. when it is the rockies, it's about coors. famous beers available at a grocery store or bar. now ceria, for sale almost nowhere but marijuana shops in colorado because this is beer with the alcohol taken out and pot put in created by keith and his wife jody. >> we are excited because our dream is coming true and to offer people an alternative to
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alcohol. >> he makes it in a building behind the house. >> i use the orange peel to give it a nice fruity taste and smell. >> reporter: he got a ph.d. in brewing science by studying in belgium and invented blue moon. we honestly think that ceria will kick start the cannabis craze and turn it into a legitimate industry that has that stigma associated with it. >> it starts in here with bags of marijuana. >> if i walked into a pot shop i would buy something like this. >> crushed to dust and liquified under the watchful eye. from the liquid they extract the
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thc which creates a high. the thc is infused into the non-alcohol beer. >> when you close your eyes and imagine who is buying that? >> right here. a perfect product for myself. gives you an alternative to drinking alcohol. >> reporter: harder is marketing it. under colorado law it can only be sold at a pot shop and only consumed in private. but even so says the veteran chief of sensi magazine a product colorado will like a lot. i see it working like gang busters in colorado. we have a strong craft beer market. a lot of connoisseurs of beer. there is definitely a market for it. ten states and the district of
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columbia legalized recreational marijuana with various restrictions. but first two roots in california. it is still illegal under federal law and the products can't be shipped across state lines. not so in canada as pot is legal across the nation and molson coors is making big time investments in pot beer there and expecting billions dollars in sales. >> reporter: different to say i am having a marijuana cigarette as opposed to a beer with the guys. >> smoking really is not socially acceptable. having a beerhs is socially acceptable. we toast people with our beers. in the cannabis world there are
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in the nation but a new movement in the city to make sure every child has a chance to study muse and i can dance in the public schools. how the program is already transforming lives in and out of the classroom. >> kids are learning classical guitar and if you think they are impressive meet their 15-year-old student instructor. damion goggins can strum with the pros. but this maestro in training only played for years. >> reporter: music never occurred to you? >> but the cleveland foundation is trying to change that.
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3,000 children now have access to master level arts training. >> i used to hate it. >> reporter: are you comfortable sharing what was going on? >> we kind of lost our house and that was kind of upsetting. i tried to hide that from people. >> reporter: that affected how you felt about yourself? >> yes. >> reporter: what happened the first day you picked up a guitar? >> it opened up a door for me. i play guitar and it talks for me. >> that therapy comes from the music itself and the man that teaches it. the cleveland classical guitar society.
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he sends time outside with damian and his family. >> he has a real passion for the instrument. >> reporter: how does it feel to hear that? try to provide an eml support. for sylvia it comes from dance. she went from training three days to six. is there something about the teacher/student relationship that makes it that much closer? >> most definitely. because for us it is our choice
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of weapon. without it we can't live when you come from the community like we have. i would not be here. i would be dead. really dead. >> he says that art saved him and now he is paying it forward. dance provides purpose and refuge after losing her brother to gun violence. >> it was people i love doing the stuff that i loved. on't ksowhere not doing what i supposed to do. not caring about school.
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>> what do you think is the impact of music and arts being accessible to your generation? >> people that look like me, sometimes we have to find a way to be able to survive. you can know who you are. i want to be able to see where it will take me. the cbs overnight news will be right back.
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>> dr. stanley: remember this: cannot change the laws of god. when he has visited you in some form of adversity and he brings you through that, that's like he has increased the strength of
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the foundation of your life and your faith in him. [music]
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we end this half-hour with an update on one of our favorite kids, roman has captured the attention of the nation. i never met roman in person but millions of others have seen the videos, including one that went viral last year when roman defied the odds and walked for the first time. roman has a birth defect that prevents the spine from forming properly.
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every case is different but it affects every part of life. this is light years ahead of where he was just a few months ago. >> something we never expected to happen so soon. >> reporter: roman is not just walking. but running. >> nice to meet you. >> he got to go to disney. >> what did you see at disney? >> mickey. pooh bear. >> the break throughs are
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surrounded by constant questions. >> we can't be like you are fine. >> is this a normal kid thing or -- >> we always say you are never fully out of the woods but you learn to live in the woods. >> the facebook page let people know more and share roman's journey and his message. >> he shows what love should look like for any human being. you know what i mean? >> yeah. i do. >> he is pretty perfect. >> what a beautiful spirit. that is the overnight news for this thursday. for some the news conts. conts. for the morning news and cbs
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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, april 18th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." mueller report rollout. the country awaits the redacted version of the special counsel's findings. hail, thunderstorms, and tornadoes. severe weather battles regions across the south and midwest. and a cathedral scare in new york city. police arrest a man carrying gas cans and lighters two days after


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