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million in ticket sales. for more news, download the cbs news app on your cell phone or connect to tv. it's monday, september 13th, 2021. this is the "cbs morning news." back to school. new york city is welcoming back roughly one million students today. meantime, a new prediction on how soon covid vaccine shots could be approved for younger children. breaking overnight, north korea says it tested new long-range cruise missiles hitting targets more than 900 miles away. recall countdown. governor gavin newsom is fighting to stay in office. what the latest polls suggest about his future. ♪ good morning, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. as the debate ranges on
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nationwide over vaccines and masks for children, about one million students will return to class today in new york city. they'll be required to wear face masks since vaccines for children under 12 aren't approved. at least not yet. form by the end of next month. bradley blackburn is in new york with more on this. good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie, good morning. it's a big test for schools today here in the city, and it comes as covid cases are surging. just last week more than a million new cases were reported across the country, and 11,000 deaths. the country's largest school district reopens today. roughly one million students across new york city will be back in the classroom, many for the first time in over a year. >> i missed playing with my friends at the playground and playing with the toys. >> reporter: pediatric covid cases have spiked in other parts of the country in recent weeks. at one point, accountior all ne.
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>> we continue to be on a high plateau. the reality is we may be headed to another peak. >> reporter: students in the big apple will have to wear masks at all time, and all teachers and staff will have to be vaccinated. some experts believe the shots will be approved for younger children this fall. >> the best case scenario given the timeline i've laid out, you could potentially have a vaccine available for children 5 to 11 by halloween. >> reporter: so far only 25 states have fully vaccinated at least half their population. those numbers prompted president biden's effort to make the shots mandatory for businesses with at least 100 employees. >> it should be a personal health care choice. this is not something that the government should mandate, and somebody shouldn't have to make the choice between keeping their job and getting a jab in the arm. >> reporter: the surgeon general disputed the idea that the government is overstepping its authority. >> we have to put this in coext. erreeqme in ndoove dak suret wod
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schools are safe. >> reporter: murthy says with the u.n. general assembly getting set to begin tomorrow, president biden will soon announce new steps to slow the coronavirus spread worldwide. the united states has already donated 140 million vaccine doses to other countries and has committed to buying a half billion more. anne-marie, less than 2% of people in low-income countries have been vaccinated. >> wow, bradley. thank you so much. well, today secretary of state antony blinken will testify for the very first time in front of congress since u.s. troops were withdrawn from afghanistan. he will face questions from the house foreign affairs committee about last month's chaotic u.s. withdrawal from afghanistan and the taliban's quick takeover. over the weekend president biden defended his decision to pull out u.s. troops amid concerns of al qaeda regrouping. >> can al qaeda come back? yeah, guess what, it's already
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back other places. what's the strategy? every place where al qaeda is we're going invade and have troops there? come on. >> on the heels of america ending its war in afghanistan, a new cbs news ugov poll found the majority of americans oppose using the u.s. military to create democracies and want the u.s. to intervene less overseas. california votes tomorrow whether to recall governor gavin newsom. the historic vote will have irchl cases across the country -- irchl cases across the country. >> reporter: gavin newsom is fighting for his political life. president biden is set to join him for the final hours of his campaign today. the latest polls are trending in newsom's favor. a recent survey by the hoover institution and stanford's lane center estimates 57% of likely voters will vote no on the recall while 43% will say yes to removing newsom from the state's top elected office.
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but some earlier polls indicate it's going to be close. mindy romero is with the price school of public policy at usc. she says the outcome will depend on democratic voter turnout. >> if they activity out it's going to make it closer for newsom. >> reporter: romero says the outcome has national political implications. >> if he loses or wins and it's close, that will be spun by republicans and others, state and nationally, as a failure, as evidence that democratic leadership, democratic policies are bad for america. >> reporter: it will take a simple majority of voters to recall the governor. if that happens, there are dozens of candidates on the ballot, most are republicans, looking to take his seat. the one with the most votes would become governor. talk show host larry elder is the gop front-runner. >> it could be a very small sliver of the population, potentially in the single digits. >> reporter: the recall petition began circulating in february, 2020, citing newsom's policies on several issues including
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immigration, homeless, and taxes. the effort picked up during the pandemic after he installed some of the strictest covid-related restrictions in the nation. anger hit a fever pitch, and recall signatures shot up when newsom was caught ignoring his own advice, attending an expensive dinner with lobbyists, no masks and no social distancing. many have already cast their vote. >> i think the state's going the wrong way, and i'm hoping that maybe we'll change it. >> i don't want to see california go to anything like florida or texas. >> reporter: knowing there's a lot on the line for control of the g mobilized.
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development for two years and successfully hit targets 932 miles away. north korea said the weapons meet leader kim jong-un's desire to strengthen the country's military. it's the first known missile testing activity in north korea in months. the u.s. and south korea are looking into the missile claims. and a lawsuit filed by a woman who claims britain's prince andrew sexually assaulted her when she was 17 is headed to a federal court in new york city today. a law firm representing andrew is challenging the way that he was served legal papers in the case last month. attorneys for the woman say the documents were handed over to a police officer on duty at the main gate of andrew's home in london.ceremony.
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those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "the indy star" says thousands of people honored a fallen indiana marine at his homecoming procession. the body of 22-year-old marine corporal humberto sanchez arrived in his hometown of logansport yesterday. sanchez was one of 13 u.s. troops killed in a suede bombing at kabul airport. people waving american flags lined the streets to pay their respects. thousands of motorcycles accompanied the hearse carrying the body. >> we're a small community. we seem to know everybody. we've got to support his family and just -- spread the love. we're all family. all the marines are family. >> sanchez's funeral is scheduled for tomorrow. "usa today" reports a rural new york hospital says it will stop delivering babies as
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employees walk out over vaccine mandates. lewis county government says six maternity staff members resigned rather than get the coronavirus vaccine. seven more are reportedly undecided. the hospital says in 11 days it will stop delivering babies for the time being. it will focus on recruiting nurgsz who are already vaccinated. all health care workers at hospitals and long-term care facilities in new york state have to be vaccinated by september 27th. and the "miami herald" reports a fallen feline was saved at a college football game. video from saturday's miami appalachia state game shows the cat hanging by one paw from a facade of the upper deck at the hard rock stadium. it triried to pulll itself u up up fell to the lower level. fans using an outstrtretched american flag as a makeshift net caught the cat. it was okay whichch proves once again that cats really dne live.
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red friday. the dow dropped 271 points. the nasdaq slid 132, and the s&p 500 lost 34 points. west virginia senator joe manchin is reiterating his call for a pause on president biden's $3.5 trillion budget resolution. the democratic chairman of the scribed the measure as unacceptable. he says he won't support even half the amount of the bill adding there's, quote, no way to meet wednesday's deadline to have the bill drafted. democrats have no votes to spare if they want to enact mr. biden's build back better agenda without any support from republicans. spacex is set to make history on wednesday when it launches the first all-civilian crew into orbit. the crew includes a geoscientist, a u.s. air force veteran, and engineer along with a physician's assistant. they will be led by jared isaacman, the billionaire ceo of an e-commerce company. the trip will take three days,
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and the rocket will circle the earth every 90 minutes. something virgin galactic and blue origin did not do. and get ready for glitz and glam in new york city. the met gala is making its grand return today with a-list celebrities walking the red carpet. i should say strutting at the metropolitan museum of art. this year's theme in america, a lexicon of fashion will honor the 75th anniversary of the museum's costume institute. masks and vaccines will be required for fashion's biggest night. the event was supposed to take place in may but was postponed due to the pandemic. anne-marie? >> all right. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. diane, thank you very much. >> you got it. up next, an nfl mascot roars to life. we will show you the mixed reality panther that made its reality panther that made its debut at carolina's home opener. people with moderate to severe psoriasis, are rethinking the choices they make like the splash they create the entrance they make, the surprises they initiate.
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here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ ♪ the carolina panthers got off to a roaring start in their nfl season opener. the team unveiled a mixed
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reality giant panther in its pregame introduction yesterday at the bank of america stadium in charlotte. the virtual panther jumped on to the scoreboard, grabbed a new york jets flag in its mouth, and then leaped on to the field. the panthers beat the jets in the realtime game, 19-14. novak djokovic came up short in his bid to make tennis history. the serbian was soundly defeated in yesterday's u.s. open men's final by russian daniil medvedev. djokovic was trying to become the first man in 52 years to win all four grand slam tournament in the same year. on saturday, 18-year-old emma raducanu of britain won the women's finals. she is the first qualifier to ever win a major. and the mtv video music awards returned last night with a live audience and thousands of masked fans at the barclay's kl. madonna made a surprise appearance dressed in a black
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our top stories this morning -- about one million students will return to class today in new york city. they'll be required to wear masks since vaccines for children under 12 are not yet approved. former fda commissioner scott gottlieb said there could be a pfizer vaccine for kids 5 to 11 by halloween. today, secretary of state antony blinken will testify for the first time in front of congress since u.s. troops withdrew from afghanistan. he will face questions from the house foreign affairs committee about last month's chaotic u.s. withdrawal from afghanistan and the taliban's quick takeover. over the weekend, millions of americans remembered and paid tribute to the victims of 9/11. ceremonies were held nationwide
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uding new york, pennsylvania, and the pentagon. bradley blackburn reports. >> reporter: at sundown, the tribute in light filled the new york sky marking the spot where the twin towers once stood. during saturday's ground zero ceremony on the 20th anniversary of the september 11th attacks there was silence and remembrance. >> i remember this day as if it was yesterday. >> my cousin, brian christopher -- >> dad, we miss you every day. our greatest gifts are your beautiful grandchildren. [ bell ] >> reporter: bells tolled at the exact times tragedy struck on that sunny tuesday morning two decades ago. the former presidents obama and clinton joined president biden at the memorial in lower manhattan. retired new york city fireman kevin kelly lost several friends and colleagues on 9/11. >> it's easy for somebody who wasn't down there, who didn't experience it, to just remember one day a year. for me, it's every day.
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>> reporter: the number of victims from september 11th continues to grow. it's estimated more people have died from 9/11-related illnesses than the nearly 3,000 people who were killed on the day of the attacks. the president and first lady laid a wreath in shanksville where the passengers and crew of flight 93 fought back against the hijackers. former president george w. bush spoke at the ceremony. >> these americans were brave, strong, and united in ways that shocked the terrorists but should not surprise any of us. this is the nation we know. >> reporter: at sunrise, a flag unfurled at the pentagon, and president biden made it his last stop of the day. "taps" sounded there and closed out the ceremony at ground zero. ♪ bradley blackburn, cbs news, new york. coming up on "cbs mornings," a cbs news investigation into how some social media users are
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being harassed and extorted by cyber criminals to give up their handles. plus, author joshua prager gives us his first interview about his new book "the family roe," which tracks the history of abortion in america. in our series "ideas that matter," we'll speak with molly wright, one of the youngest people ever to give a ted talk. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪
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