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"cbs this morning." follow us online anytime at from the 2345igs's pital, i'm chip reid. it's thursday, october 1st, 2020. this is the "cbs morning news." debate fallout after their first meeting turned chaotic. president trump and joe biden may face a new set of rules for their next showdown. no deal. tens of thousands of airline workers could lose their jobs after government aid expired at midnight. where negotiations stand now for a new round of covid relief. delay of game. the nfl takes action after some players test positive for the players test positive for the coronavirus. captioning funded by cbs good morning. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green.
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we begin with sweeping changes proposed for the next presidential debate. the move comes after wednesday's chaotic faceoff between president trump and joe biden. we have more from washington. how could the next debate in two weeks look different? >> reporter: name-calling and personal attacks drowned out some of the issues voters were looking to hear -- the economy, coronavirus, and race -- bringing to question the structure of the debates and possible changes. president trump and democratic presidential nominee joe biden returned to the campaign trail a day after their contentious first date. >> last night i did what the corrupt media has refused to do. t held joe biden accountable for his 47 years of lies. >> i describe it as a president doing everything he could to avoid talking about the issues. >> reporter: more than 73 million people tuned in to watch on tuesday night. the two candidates had several sharp exchanges, but the debate
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was notable for how frequently the president interrupted his opponent. >> i want to make sure -- >> you graduated last in your class. not first if your class. >> mr. president, can you let him finish? >> reporter: cbs news counted at least 70 instances of president trump cutting off or speaking over the former vice president. biden interrupted the president less than 20 times. >> will you shut up, man? >> listen -- >> reporter: organizers are promising to make changes for the last two debates. a source tells cbs news the commission on presidential debates may allow candidates' microphones to be turned off while the other is speaking. on wednesday, members of president trump's own party were doing damage control after the president's refusal to denounc white supremacists during the debate. >> i think he misspoke. i think he should correct it. if he doesn't correct it i guess high didn't mrs. speak. -- didn't misspeak. >> reporter: president trump tried to clean up the remark.
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>> i don't know who proud boys are. they have to stand down, let law enforcement their work. >> reporter: the next debate, a town hall-style event with voters, is set for october 15th in miami. >> reporter: the next two presidenti -- the vice presidential debate is set for october 7th. anne-marie? >> thank you so much. a shutdown was averted. president trump signed a funding bill overnight to keep the government open through december 11th. he signed the bipartisan agreement following his rally in minnesota. and he actually missed the midnight deadline. but federal agencies did not stop working. the law ensures the government does not close during the pandemic and before the election. house democrats are expected to vote today on a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. yesterday's vote was postponed after house speaker nancy pelosi and treasury secretary steve mnuchin met on capitol hill for the first in-person negotiations since august. the democrats' deal would permit another round of $1,200 direct
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stimulus payments and restore jobless benefits. it's expected to pass in the house but will face opposition in the senate. meantime, american airlines and united airlines are set to furlough 32,000 workers. the action comes as washington tries to agree on a pandemic relief package that includes more federal aid for airlines. the airlines and their labor unions are lobbying for taxpayer money to pay workers for six more months through next march. and there are new developments in the breonna taylor investigation. the grand jury tapes in her case won't be released just yet. this comes after an unnamed juror sued to make those details public. adriana diaz has the latest from louisville, kentucky. >> reporter: kentucky attorney general daniel cameron has until noon friday to hand over 20 hours of grand jury recordings in the breonna taylor case. in a motion filed tuesday, cameron requested an extension to, quote, redact personal identifiers of any named person
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and to redact both names and personal identifiers of any private citizen. [ chants ] protesters and breonna taylor's mother have not stopped demanding justice after the grand jury only indicted one of three officers, former detective brett hankinson, in the police raid that led to taylor's shooting d death in march. hankison was charged with wanton endangerment for shooting into a neighbor's apartment. he's pleaded not guilty. in an exclusive interview with wdrb-tv cameron said while some feel justice was not served he feels the facts won out. >> i cannot fashion the facts in such a way to meet a narrative. >> reporter: the other officers who fired at taylor including the bullet that killed her, myles cosgrove and jonathan mattingly, was not indicted on any charges. the attorney for the anonymous juror who wants to speak out said his client felt compelled to take action based the findings last week. >> it would be more dangerous to not disclose everything to the public that you're allowed to.
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>> reporter: taylor's family attorney, ben crump, says the release of the grand jury recordings would be one small step toward justice. >> we at least want to know that it's equal justice under the law for black people as victims, not only when black people are accused of crimes. >> reporter: the grand juror who petitioned the court is calling for all of the transcripts and reports to be released. adriana diaz, cbs news, louisville, kentucky. the death toll continues to rise as wildfires tear through california wine country. a man evacuated on sunday with severe burns has died, marking the fourth fatality for the zog fire. it has destroyed nearly 150 structures. the flames have scorched more than 55,000 acres and is 9% contained. meantime, the glass fire has forced a new round of evacuations. the wildfire burning in jetstreama -- in sonoma and napa counties has torched
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more than 51,000 acres. one man who stayed in his home tells us the ordeal is exhausting. >> i just need a break. it would be nice to have like two days of good weather and calm winds so we can be prepared to fight whatever comes next. and maybe get some sleep. > crews yesterday raced to te advantage of a small window of favorable weather conditions to extinguish the flames, but the fire is only 2% contained. and the nfl has postponed its first game this season because of the coronavirus. the titans and the steelers were supposed to play on sunday, but that will be pushed back after several titans players tested positive for the virus. the team also closed their facilities for the rest of the week as a precaution. quarterback ryan tannehill talked about the adjustments. >> it's not an ideal situation. like i said, this is the hand that we're dealt. we have to do what it takes to get ready to play. whenever the league says the game will take place, then we have to be ready to play as soon
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as we step on the field. no matter what kind of obstacles and circumstances we have to overcome along the way. >> the vikings who played the titans this past sunday have not reported any cases of covid. they are still scheduled to play the texans this weekend. and at least one possible covid vaccine will not be ready by election day. the ceo of moderna told the "financial times" people may have wait until march or april only if the vaccine is proven safe and effective. it's also pushing back a timeline for seeking emergency authorization for frontline workers and at-risk patients from november 1st to november 25th. moderna is one of a few companies in the final stages of testing here in the u.s. so coming up on the "cbs morning news," serena williams talks about a possible long road to recovery after pulling out of the french open. and coming to a walmart near you, the retailer unveils a new experience for in-store shoppers. this is the "cbs morning
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i think i need four to six weeks of sitting and doing nothing, at least two weeks of just sitting down. >> that was serena williams talking to the media after she abruptly withdrew from the french open. the 39-year-old tennis star reinjured her achilles tendon while practicing for a second round match yesterday. she first suffered the injury during her semi final loss at the u.s. open three weeks ago. williams was trying for a record tying 24th grand slam title. she said that she is struggling to walk and may not play again this year. so california examines slave reparations, and a settlement in the vegas shooting massacre. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." the "las vegas sun" says a
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nevada judge approved an $800 million settlement to more than 4,400 relatives and victims of the vegas shooting massacre. a gunman opened fire with military-style weapons three years ago today from the 32nd floor of the mandalay bay resort. 58 people were killed, and more than 850 others were injured. the owner of the hotel, mgm resorts, will pay $49 million. insurance companies will pay the rest. "the denver post" reports the aurora, colorado, police department released video of a woman handcuffed and hog-tied in the back of a patrol car. we want to warn you, the video is tough to watch. >> please let me up -- officer, i can't breathe. i can't breathe, officer. >> so the 28-year-old black woman was arrested for fighting and other minor charges last year. an officer handcuffed her hands and feet behind her. he said that she tried to escape. on the way to jail, she slipped
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off the back seat. she rode upside down for more than 20 minutes pleading with the officer that she couldn't breathe and calling him master. he was fired by the police chief. >> that's not what we're hired to do. we are not judge, jury, and executer, we are not to treat people like they don't matter. he is lucky that she did not die in the back seat of that car. he would be in my opinion in an orange jumpsuit right now. >> the video was played during a civil service hearing to determine if the officer should get his job back. all charges against the woman were dropped. and the "los angeles times" says california is the first state to adopt a law to study and develop proposals to make reparations for slavery. governor newsom signed legislation creating a task force to come up with ways to make reparations to descendants of slaves. they could include cash payments, forgiving student loans, and job training. still ahead now, a restaurant for jet-setters. how a grounded super jumbo jet
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walmart is revamping how you shop, and a restaurant for people who miss air travel. diane king hall, you are in new york with those stories and more. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. don't we all? let's start with this -- investors are bracing for the volatility of september to carry over into october. now the three major indices closed higher yesterday even after hopes of a new stimulus package dimmed. the dow rallied 329 points, the nasdaq gained 82, and the s&p 500 was up 27. but september overall was a down month for stocks. walmart is redesigning its stores across the country to be more high tech. people can soon use their phone to navigate their shopping experience. the company is encouraging shoppers to download its app. the retailer will give consumers more options like checking prices, finding additional options on line, plus a touch-free checkout. the redesign will roll out to 200 u.s. stores by the end of the year and 1,000 more by the end of 2021.
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park mgm in las vegas is open and stroke free making it smoke free, making it the only smoke-free casino. cigarettes are banned anywhere inside the casino including the hotel pools and restaurant areas. the company president said it was done to attract the younger customer base. and singapore airlines is converting one of its super jumbo jets into a restaurant. getting into the eatery will be like boarding a flight. diners have to pass through airport security. the cabin crew will serve gourmet food and drinks and in-flight entertainment will be available in singapore. anne-marie? >> i mean, i get it for people who miss flying, but isn't eating in an enclosed space without a mask very, very close to other people one of the things you're not supposed to be doing now? i know singapore -- singapore
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has things under control. i just wondered about that. >> singapore has done -- to your point, yes, you're right. i can see both sides. singapore has done a good job of getting things under control, but yeah. you're right. it's not like a bigger restaurant where, you know, hopefully they're capping the number of people who can be on this in-flight restaurant. yeah. uh-huh. >> diane king hall in new york, thanks a lot. >> you got it. all right. up next, presidential memorabilia. rare items that once belonged to michelle and barack obama are up for auction. to michelle and barack obama are up for auction. still fresh
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here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ harry potter is joining other famous characters at a tourist spot in london. a statue of the boy wizard was
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unveiled yesterday as part of the scenes in the square exhibit in lester square. harry potter is the ninth addition to the film site. there are also statues of laurel and hardy, gene kelly, mary poppins, and batman. and baseball fans will soon be able to go to games for the first time this year. major league baseball says a limited number of fans will be allowed into the new globe life field in arlington, texas, for the national league championship series and the world series. due to the pandemic, all the games for those series will be held at globe life field starting on october 12th. about 11,500 tickets will be available for each game. it is the first time the world series is being played at a neutral site. a couple of rare pieces of rock in michelle obama memorabilia hitting the auction block. a basketball jersey worn by the former president during a game in high school in hawaii is being sold, and it comes with a 1979 school yearbook.
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the book and jersey are expected to fetch up to $200,000. a black vintage 1950s cocktail dress worn by the former first lady during her time at the white house is also being auctioned. >> one of the crazy things about this is it is a rare piece because there's not a lot of her wardrobe that's out. she kept most of hers personally. because she was provided this through new york vintage, it's come up on the auction block, and it's one of the few wardrobe pieces that you can actually bid on and own. >> the dress is expected to sell for up to $70,000. neither of the items were put up for sale by the obamas. they'll be auctioned in beverly hills in september. and a florida city is selling swans because there are too many. officials in lakeland are looking to sell up to 40 of the 80 swans on lake morton. the city spends $10,000 a year to feed and care for the swaps.
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our top stories this morning -- debate organizers are looking into possible changes ahead of the next showdown between president trump and joe biden. a source tells cbs news the commission on presidential debates may allow candidates' microphones to be turned off while the other is speaking. this comes after the first debate spiralled into chaos. and american airlines and united airlines are set to furlough 32,000 employees. the action comes after government aid to airlines expired at midnight and a new covid relief bill is stalled in washington. the airlines and their labor unions are lobbying for taxpayer money to pay workers for six more months through next march.
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today's call for racial equality and justice is not new, especially for people in south los angeles. for three decades, one organization has been at the forefront of spearheading the change. and now they could be a model for the rest of the nation. danya bacchus explains. >> reporter: congresswoman karen bass knows the pain of civil unrest because she's lived it. growing up in los angeles, she witnessed the 1965 riots and the 1992 los angeles riots. what do you make of this moment that we're in now? >> well, at some point in our country, we have to decide whether we're going to deal with this problem or not. riots, the community coalition, an organization she started in south los angeles, fought to rebuild their way. >> burning something down and destroying something, that's not healing. healing is putting it back together. >> reporter: a campaign to turn burned down liquor stores into shopping centers, affordable
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housing, and community learning centers. >> this is absolutely the heart of south l.a. >> reporter: arreya was 17 during the '92 riots. >> there was a great sense of hopelessness and anger and rage that our community was feeling. >> reporter: she turned her anger into action, starting as a community coalition intern, she's now the vice president. >> everyday people, people like me are the greatest asset of our community. >> reporter: the grassroots organizing has created people power. [ chants ] helping residents fight for equitable schools, criminal justice, and police reform. [ chants ] with so many communities across the nation now dealing with racial unrest -- >> doing work that is led by the people who live here who see the beauty of our families, that really is healing work. >> reporter: the organization believes it can provide a model for healing and progress.
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danya bacchus, cbs news, los angeles. coming up on "cbs this morning," how the coronavirus has impacted cancer screenings. dr. tara narula looks at the importance of early detection. plus, in our "school matters" series, challenges for fraternities and sororities that are trying to balance socializing and coronavirus safety. and in our series "a more perfect union," we'll take you to compton, california, and meet a resident who's helping his community eat healthier. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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