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lady gaga. for more news, download the cbs news app on your cell phone or connect to tv. i'm bradley blackburn, cbs news, new yo . ." >> it's monday, april 4th, 2022. >> powerful speech. ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy appears virtually at the grammy awards. his emotional message about war. international outrage. russia is accused of genocide after hundreds of civilian bodies are found on the streets of ukraine. how the kremlin is trying to deflect the blame. i've been up since 5:00 a.m. already. so just winging it. >> stranded passengers. major airlines cancel thousands of flights snarling weekend travel. what they're saying this morning.
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good morning, and good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with a celebration of the brightest stars in music. after being delayed by covid, the grammys took center stage for the first time in las vegas. big names turned out for the show, and there was even a surprise appearance from ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy. danya bacchus is in las vegas with the very latest on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. with most covid restrictions lifted, the grammys felt like one big reunion. jon batiste, the most nominated artist, ruled the night. there was also big performances and special tributes. >> we are jon batiste! >> reporter: jon batiste was the grammys big winners sunday taking home five awards including the coveted album of the year for "we are." >> i came and focused on family and freedom. to give healing and give some joy, good old black joy to the world.
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♪ >> reporter: the '70s inspired duo "silk sonic" also had a good night with four trophies including top awards for record and song of the year with "leave the door open." >> we are really trying our hardest to remain humble at this point. in the industry we call that a clean sweep. olivia rodrigo! >> reporter: newcomer olivia rodrigo left with three grammys. >> this is my biggest dream come true. >> reporter: kendrick lamar and baby keem grabbed the grammy for "family ties." nothing could prepare me -- >> reporter: the brothers osborne win their first grammy for the song inspired by t.j. osbourne coming the las vegas moved here after a covid-related delay. the show had all the energy and glitz of a vegas showroom. ♪ it felt more like a concert with 16 live performances covering a wide range of musical genres.
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>> musicians wear -- >> reporter: there were somber moments including a taped address by ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy followed by a performance by john legend honoring ukrainian citizens. ♪ and a tribute to those in the industry lost over the past year launched with a nod to foo fighters' drummer taylor hawkins who died more than a week ago. bonnie raitt accepted the grammy for lifetime achievement. other big winners include chris stapleton with three wins including best country album, the foo fighters also received three grammys for best rock album, performance, and song. anne-marie? >> danya bacchus in las vegas. thank you very much. this morning there are calls for additional sanctions against russia as evidence mounts that its troops have committed barbaric war crimes in ukraine. ukrainian officials say russian forces left behind a, quote, scene from a horror movie as they withdrew from areas near kyiv.
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bodies of what appear to be civilians shot at a close range with bound hands and signs of torture lay scattered on the streets in one city on the outskirts of the capital. ukraine says that the bodies of hundreds have been found in towns recently retaken from russian forces. naomi ruchim is in new york with the latest on that. good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie, good morning. ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy says russian forces retreating from kyiv are leaving explosive mines around homes there. ukraine and its western allies believe russia's troops may now be regrouping and building strength to the east. the ukrainian military says it has regained control of the area around kyiv. after more than five weeks of fighting, moscow is moving its forces away from the capital and toward southern and eastern ukraine. the departure of the russians was followed by a series of grim discoveries outside the city.
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ukraine says the remanes of 410 civilian victims were recovered, some appear to have been killed with their hands tied. others showed signs they were tortured. >> translator: this is genocide. we are being destroyed and exterminated. >> reporter: ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy described the atrocities as acts of concentrated evil and said the world needs to do more to end russia's invasion. >> tell the truth about the war on your social networks, on tv, support us in any way you can, anybody. not silence. >> reporter: zelenskyy took the message to the grammy awards pleading for help in a prerecorded video that was played during last night's show. the kremlin said none of its troops have targeted civilians in ukraine. a spokesman for russia's defense ministry accused kyiv officials of staging scenes of carnage for the media. russia has now asked the united
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nations security council to convene a meeting to discuss what has happened in kyiv. that meeting could happen as soon as today. anne-marie? >> naomi ruchim in new york. thank you very much. police in sacramento are searching for at least two suspects who opened fire killing at least six people and wounded dozens of others. it happened early yesterday as bars were closing for the night and crowds emptied out onto the streets. videos on social media shows what appears to be a fight before the gunfire. now investigators say they do not know if that altercation led to the shooting. >> we have families whose loved ones have been hurt, and we also have families whose -- who have loved ones that are simply not coming home today. the scale of violence that just happened in our city is unprecedented during my 27 years here at the sacramento police department. >> this was the second mass shooting in sacramento in recent weeks.
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and president biden's supreme court nominee, ketanji brown jackson, is expected to move closer to becoming the court black woon theigh the senate judiciary committee is likely to vote evenly along party lines with all 11 democrats voting in favor and all 11 republicans voting against advancing her nomination to the full senate. but in the event of a tie, democrats can use a floor procedure to move the nomination along. and several airlines say things are returning to normal after more than 3,500 flights were canceled and thousands more delayed in the u.s. over the weekend. the website flightaware indicated major disruptions at several florida airports including miami, ft. lauderdale, tampa, and orlando, as well as other airports around the country. bad weather in the southeast and air traffic control problems are being blamed. passengers were left scrambling for flights. >> we're a little stressed, but we're working on it. like i said, we might drive home. >> we'll will have to wait three days to get -- maybe we can fly
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to chicago or anywhere right now. just get on the airplane and go. >> jetblue, southwest, alaska airlines, frontier, spirit, and american airlines were most affected. coming up, speaking out for the first time about the oscars slap. what actor denzel washington said about will smith. and vaccine card scam. why a german man allegedly received dozens of covid shots. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ ghirardelli caramel squares. makes life a bite better. if your moderate to severe crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis symptoms are stopping you in your tracks choose stelara® from the start and move toward relief after the first dose
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estelle harris was 93 years old. actor denzel washington broke his silence about the slapping incident at the oscars, and the pope may visit ukraine. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "reuters" reports pope francis implicitly criticized russian president vladimir putin over the invasion of ukraine and is considering a trip to kyiv. during a visit to malta, the pope did not mention putin by name but referred to him as a potent tate who is provoking and instillating conflicts. francis has been invited to ukraine by president volodymyr zelenskyy. the pope also paid tribute to journalists killed during the war. "people" says actor denzel washington spoke publicly for the first time about will smith slapping chris rock at the oscars. washington spoke about the incident while appearing at a leadership summit in north talking to smith at the oscars
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shortly after he hit rock over a joke about his wife. now washington did not reveal what he said, but he told the summit that some prayers were shared. >> who are we to condemn, you know? i -- i don't know all the ins and outs of the situation, but i know the only solution was prayer. >> washington also said the devil got ahold of smith that night. and the "associated press" says a german man allegedly received up to 90 covid shots in order to sell forged vaccination passes. the 60-year-old man reportedly received the shots at vaccination centers for months. he's accused of selling the passes with real vaccination numbers to people who did not want to get inoculated themselves. the man was not detained but is under investigation. it's not clear what impact the shots had on his health. still to come, tracking tiger woods.
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here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ a crucial test for nasa's "artemis one" is taking place today. the agency hopes to begin fueling the massive rocket with more than 750,000 gallons of liquid oxygen and hydrogen fuel. it was scheduled for yesterday, but there was trouble with equipment designed to prevent the build-up of hazardous gas. the rocket is currently undergoing a wet dress rehearsal which simulates every stage of launch without ever leaving the launchpad. the artemis program is expected to return humans to the moon by 2025.
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on the cbs "money watch" now, hand sanitizers with a mickey mouse theme are under recall, and a marvel anti-hero is at the top of the box office. diane king hall is in new york with those stories and more. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. stock futures are pointing to a flat open. investors continuing movements from ukraine and the possibility of additional economic sanctions being slapped on russia. this wednesday we could get an indication of the fed's future interest rate plans when minutes from its march meeting are released. on friday, the dow rallied 139 points. the nasdaq gained 40, and the s&p 500 rose 15. tesla revs its engine. it's reporting a 68% surge in car sales in the first quarter compared to the same time last year. that's despite a computer chip shortage and other manufacturing issues that have forced other carmakers to scale back production. tesla delivered some 310,000 vehicles just under the 312,000
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it was hoping to produce. industry analysts believe some 20,000 to 25,000 sales that would have happened in the first quarter have been pushed to the second quarter because of a supply and logistics issues. two disney-themed hand sanitizers have been recalled. the fda says tests found traces of benzene in the "mandalorian" product and methanol in the mickey mouse version of the hand sanitizer. both can cause serious health problems after prolonged exposure. so far there have been no reports of adverse events related to these products. and there's a new number-one at the box office. >> i have powers that can only be described as superhuman. but there's a cost. >> marvel's adaptation of morbius may have gotten bad reviews, but it raked in more than $39 million in ticket sales. the jared leto vampire flick was able to take over the top spot at the weekend box office, unseating the sandra bullock/channing tatum rom com "the lost city."
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university of south carolina's women's basketball team are national champions for the first time since 2017. the gamecocks held off the undefeated uconn huskies to claim their second ncaa title in school history. the final score was 64-49. ints, four assist, and three f steals. it was aliyah boston who was named the final four most outstanding player. >> it feels amazing, and honestly i've been thinking about this since last season because everyone had a picture of me crying. they played everywhere. today we're national champions. happy tears. >> with its key players all returning next year, south carolina is now positioned to possibly become the first team since uconn to repeat as champions. on the men's side, number eight seed north carolina and
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number one seed kansas battle it out for the national championship tonight. the teams have a combined nine national titles. >> tiger woods says it will be a game-time decision on whether he competes at the masters tournament which starts this week. the golf great spent time yesterday practicing at augusta national. woods, who's won the masters five times, has not played in more than a year after he was seriously injured in a car crash. and not a total tragedy, but bad news for theater-goers. actor daniel craig contracted covid. he's currently starring in "macbeth" on broadway which began previews last week. performances have been canceled through thursday, and refunds will be given for those shows. the play is scheduled to open on april 28th. coming up on "cbs mornings," rare footage of the singer prince. our minneapolis station shows how they unearthed video of prince as a young boy in their archives. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." "
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our top stories this morning -- ukraine is accusing russian soldiers of committing war crimes and leaving behind a scene there a horror movie as they withdrew from areas near kyiv. bodies of what appear to be civilians shot at close range with bound hands and signs of torture lay scattered on the streets of one city in the outskirts of the capital. russia denies targeting civilians and says the scenes were staged. and at the grammys last night, ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy delivered an emotional taped message about the power of music and war. as to the winners, jon batiste took home five grammys including album of the year, "silk sonic" won four including record and
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song of the year, and olivia rodrigo won best new artist. there's a bill in washington to get rid of seasonal time changes. for many that would mean later sunrises, but more daylight in the evening. laura podesta with the pros and cons. >> reporter: many of us have strong opinions on making the adjustment when the clocks fall back or spring forward. >> people just don't want darkness when they go to come back from work. it doesn't -- just doesn't make sense. >> i like that it's not going to be dark anymore because i can go out. i feel like i won't be as tired. >> losing an hour, an hour and a half in some parts because of daylight. >> reporter: a bill making daylight saving time permanent is graining steam with lawmakers. the american academy of sleep medicine agrees with eliminating seasonal time changes, but instead recommends year-round permanent standard time which gives us more light in the morning and less at night, aligning more with our body's internal clock. >> if we go to permanent
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daylight saving time, in the winter months the sun will not be rising until well later than it currently is. some places after 8:00 making it difficult to wake up and function. >> reporter: the u.s. tried permanent daylight saving time before. congress passed a law in the early 1970s implementing it for two years. but americans didn't like it, and it was repealed. data shows there are significant health and safety risks when we spring forward an hour in march, including more vehicle crashes, mood disorders, and increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. dr. lisa meltzer is with national jewish health. >> with our cardiac rhythms and health, those are impacted when rhythms are off. >> reporter: longer days and lighter afternoons might be enticing, but must be weighed against the negative impacts of getting up in the dark. laura podesta, cbs news, new york.
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>> if the house passes the act and the president signs it, it would take effect next year. coming up on "cbs mornings" now, rare footage of singer prince. our minneapolis station shows how they unearthed video of prince as a young boy in their archives. plus, one man's remarkable journey as he takes steps to overcome his agoraphobia, an anxiety disorder that causes him to stay close to home. and in our special series "kindness 101," steve hartman introduces us to a girl in arkansas who has discovered the rewards of service. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪ a great day. ♪
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