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york city i'm mo la lengi. captioning funded by cbs mo la lengi. it's friday, april 26. this is the "cbs morning news." as he enters the 2020 presidential race, joe biden emerges as the democratic front-runner. president trump is already on the attack, but biden is also facing criticism from some in his own party. measles quarantine. more than 200 people at california universities ordered to stay home, and officials track the outbreak to a single public building.
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plus north korea handed the u.s. a more than $2 million medical bill for the dream of otto warmbier, but the trump administration denies paying it. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom from cbs news headquarters in new york. anne-marie green has the day off. i'm kenneth craig. it's great to be with you. it did not take long for joe biden to be criticized for running for president. it's not just coming from president trump. fellow democrats are also on the attack. natalie brand is in washington with why the newest candidate is being criticized by members of his own party. natalie, good morning to you. >> good morning, kenneth. well, some including his competitor bernie sanders, took a jab at him for having a ming at the home of a comcast executive.
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former vice president joe biden spent his first few hours on the campaign trail grabbing pizza and greeting voters. >> america is coming back like we used to be, ethical, straight, telling the truth. >> the 76-year-old officially jumped into the democratic primary race thursday with a video attacking president trump for his response to the white supremacist violence in charlottesville, virginia, in 2017. >> if we give donald trump eight years in the white house, he will forever and fundamentally alter the character of this fo >> i've known joe over the years. he's not the brightest light bulb in the group. >> mr. trump gave his thoughts on other challengers including california's camela harris. >> i think she's got a little bit of a nasty wit. >> and south bend's peter buttigieg. >> he's not going to make it. >> biden is the front-runner according to early polls, though
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some of his opponents welcomed him to the race. >> it's good for the democracy. it's good for the race. >> i look forward to an issue-oriented campaign where we discuss the important issues facing the american people. >> sanders and biden are the two oldest candidates running. >> when you have such a long history in office, there are going to be all sorts of things that come up that are going to be potentially problematic. >> for biden who spent decades in the senate, that includes his handling of the anita hill accusations against justice clarence thomas. biden reached out to her recently, but she told "the new york times" she did not characterize his words as an apology. >> biden will hold his first big public event monday in pittsburgh with union wo cbs news has learned his campaign headquarters will be in pennsylvania, a key state democrats are trying to win back in 2020. kenneth? >> natalie brand in washington. thank you. hey, measles quarantine is
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in effect this morning at two universities in los angeles in an effort to prevent the spread of the highly contagious disease. the order was issued at ucla and cal state l.a. at ucla alone 119 students and staff are quarantined and at cal state, 198 including staff and students. health officials are urging people to avoid contact with others and notify the health department if they develop symptoms. students and staff could have been exposed because someone with the virus visited a public library. >> they say they have 2,000 visitors in that library a day. most don't sign in or out, so we've had a lot of exposure to folks we actually can't identify. >> health officials say each case stemmed from international travelers. everyone at both campuses is being urged to check their tion rec >> cbs news has confirmed that north korea has issued a $2
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million hospital bill for of u student otto warmbier. he was convicted and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a propaganda banner while on a five-day tour in north korea. he eventually was released but died once back in the u.s. >> reporter: these are the last photos of warmbier in a coma being carried off a plane in 2017 six days before he died. cbs has learned north korea demanded the u.s. pay $2 million for warmbier's medical expenses before he could return home. the university of virginia student was arrested in january 2016 after allegedly pulling down a propaganda poster in a pyongyang hotel. he was later sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor. joseph yun, the state department's top official of
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north at the time traveled to pyongyang and found him coma toez in an comatose in an intensive care unit. he signed the $2 million bill but never intended to pay and did not. warmbier's parents blamed north korea for his death but president trump defend ed him. >> those prisons are rough. they're rough places and bad things happened. >> kim met with russian president vladimir putin in eastern russian, a rebuke with the trump administration over stalled disarmament negotiations, but in an interview for the podcast "intelligence matters," secretary mike pompeo said there's still a path to a deal. >> the president's made clear we're going to have enough patience to make sure we're really having good faith negotiations, a real conversation. >> after meeting with putin, kim accused the u.s. of negotiating in bad fought at the most recent summit and said peace on
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peninsula will depend on the u.s.'s future attitude. the white house had no comment. paula reid, cbs news, the white house. n 20 milon people are in the path of potential severe weather and tornadoes. there's also a risk for flash flooding in 13 state and washington, d.c. two people were killed yesterday after a tornado hit ruston, louisiana. the national weather service says the twister tore through a track of more than 130 miles from eastern texas to the louisiana/arkansas border. the campus of louisiana tech was hit especially hard by the storm. classes remain canceled at the school today. the ntsb is traveling to illinois today to investigate an intensive massive chemical spill that sent 37 people to the hospital. sheriff's deputies say it spilled in the suburb of beach
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park yesterday morning. the spill created a plume of chemical smoke. a preliminary examination showed that the leak causes unconsciousness and even death when inhaled. police say at least seven people are in critical condition. the nl held its draft last night and for the 22nd time a heisman trophy winner was selected first. the arizona cardinals chose oklahoma's quarterback kyler murray with the first pick. more notable picks, the raiders took clayland farrell at number four. the new york giants made a shocking choice with the sixth pick picking duke quarterback daniel jones. coming up on the "morning news," the governor of maryland calls on baltimore's mayor to resign after federal agents raid her home and city hall office. and invasion of the sheep. hundreds take over a california backyard. this is the "cbs morning news." . reply all look. own your look with fewer lines.
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because of the benefits the boy receives. >> that's how they have a roof over their head, food in their mouths, lights on. that's how we survive every single month. >> reporter: but their tax bill on the $15,000 each boy received last year skyrocketed to $5,400 under new tax laws. that's up from $1,100 from last year. gold star children are now taxed at 37%. the treasury department is evaluating what can be done to solve this issue. "the baltimore sun" says the fbi raided a home and office as maryland's governor called on her to resign. federal agents could be seen carrying boxes of evidence outside catherine pugh's home yesterday. she's facing scrutiny over whether she used sales of her self-published book to hide kickbacks. it's earned her hundreds of thousands of dollars. "the new york times" say as fake heiress who swindled new york's elite was found guilty of
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a number of charges. a jury convicted anna sorokin of more than $150,000. sorokin who used the name anna delv delvey posed as a wealthy heiress. she used the funds to fund a luxurious lifestyle. she faces up to 15 years in prison on one of the larceny charges. kvor shows how sheep shenanigans overwhelmed a family's backyard. homeowner scott russo captured the sheep invasion monday in lincoln outside sacramento. the massive herd that had been grazing nearby can be seen taking over the entire backyard. his wife erin grabbed a tambourine and climbed on a t m
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ever valued at $1 trillion. shares of the software giant serves more than 5% early in trading. ultimately it closed up more than 3%. microsoft joins apple and amazon as the only u.s. company to ever reach the trillion dollar mark. meanwhile uber drivers in seven u.s. cities are planning protests to high light what they say are poor working conditions and low wages. they say they're below minimum wage levels required by some states. drivers plan to turn off the uber app and stop working for 12 hours on may 8 as they're expected to make their stockmarket debut. amazon announced it will soon offer one-day delivery for prime owners in the u.s. they hope it will make the $119 membership more appealing. the company hopes cutting the
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takes it to the next go to our top story this morning. our newest presidential candidate joe biden says the racial violence and controversy was something he had never seen before in a livetime. biden jumped into the race yesterday with a video attacking president trump for his response to the charlottesville violence. a measles quarantine is in effect at two universities in los angeles. at ucl a-119 students and eight faculty members are kwarn teamed. cal state says 198 impeachment including students and staff are quarantined. health officials are urging
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those who may have been infected to avoid contact with others and notified the health department. there's been an alarming report about the dangers of riding in the back seat. they say even in a head-on crash you may be beer in the front seat. kris van cleave explains why. ⌞> reporter: a new study questions the safety of sbels in the backs of cars and trucks. that i save lives but could be better. up front belts automatically tighten. those belts also have force limiters to reduce the risk of chest injuries. but in the back, there are no front airbags and the seatbelts lack those potentially life-saving features making it possible for passengers to collide with parts of the vehicle's interior. nhtsa wants carmakers to make the back seat as safe as the
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david harkey. >> what we're finding is the rear seat passengers are often subject to more severe injuries than their front seat passengers in the same vehicle. >> iihs looked at 117 crashes. the most common injury was to the chest. most of the 37 fatalities were in crashes that were considered survivable. head injuries were found in nine injured back seat passengers and 18 fatalities. iihs is now designing a crash test focused on back seat safety. right now the institute is not recommends any specific changes to carmakers. in 2017, nearly 1,800 back seat passengers died in crashes. more than half were not wearing their seatbelts. it's a reminder to buckle up regardless. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. coming up on "cbs this morning," gayle king continues her conversation with the american woman kidnappederle
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letter this month while on safari in uganda. only on "cbs this morning" for the first time kimberly end cot aryrying to cope with ew tax la. taxes on survivor benefits have gone way up. > and d as the blockbuster avengers endgame comes, we'll take a look at those sitting through a 56-hour marathon. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm kenneth craig. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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good morning. taking a live look outside from our trans america pyramid camera. you can see that we're starting off foggy today, but that's all right. it's all going to shape up to be a
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nice day. it's friday, our favorite day of the week. it's april 26th. i'm michelle griego. >> saturday is my favorite day of the week. how hot is it going to get today, mary. >> warm inland, but cool along the coast. happy friday to you. temperatures very similar to yesterday. here's a look at our south bay, san jose -- 50 in livermore. 49 in santa rosa. san francisco, oakland, inland -- for san francisco, right where we should be. oakland, 5 degrees higher. san jose, 83. later on in the afternoon and concord. that's 12 to 13 degrees above


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