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are joining in on the fun. this is really free publicity for the film. >> as if it needed that. >> have you heard of this little ind captioning sponsored by cbs >> tonight the biggest interest rate hike in more than two decades what it means for your wallet and credit cards. criticized for sitting on the sidelines, the fed battles inflation hard and stocks rebound. we'll break down the impact on home and car loans and the job market. >> america reacts, protests at the supreme court and across the country. republican governors cheer the leaked draft majority opinion as democratic governors rush to protect abortion rights. plus president biden's new tone tonight. >> what are the next things that are going to be attacked. >> seige in mariupol, russian forces breach's steel plant as putin homes to declare some kind of victory with a z formation by
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next week. dave chappelle attacked by an armed man. tonight the 23 year old charged with tackling the comedian. >> eye on america, how music therapy is helping those struggling with addiction. tonight's other top headlines, millions of americans in the path of severe weather, the 141 million dollar turbotax settle am, plus new clues in the search for the missing alabama inmate and corrections officer. and finally, our series-of-modern mom, tonight with a whom who has helped raise hundreds of children. , this is the cbs evening news with norah a donnell, reporting from the nation's cap to the. >> thank you for joining us, i'm major garrett, norah is on assignment. tonight the cost of borrowing money is going up at the fastest pace in recent history. the federal reserved raised interest rates by half a percentage point stvment largest rate increase since 2 thousand when the u.s. was in the middle
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of a dotcom boom, just the second rate increase since 2018, the goal, cool inflation but not the job market. wall street apparently liked the news. stocks roared to their biggest advances in two year, all three indexes posting triple digit gains. president biden tried to get ahead of today's announcement and persistentsly negative public assessments of his record by touting low unemployment and falling federal deficits. we have a lot of news to get to and cbs's nancy chen will start us off from new york, nancy, good evening. >> major, good evening to you. today's decision means it will soon cost you more to borrow money on everything, from credit cards to loans for homes and cars. an aggrssive move by the fed as consumers battle the highest inflation in 40 years and it may be just beginning. >> inflation is much too high. and we understand the hardship it is causing. and we're moving expeditiously to bring it back down. >> the fed is going to keep
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skyrocketing inflation by discouraging spending, following historically low rates. >> at the end of the year, you may have a drain on your credit card or home equity line is 2 percent higher than where he started the year. >> if you carry a ced i had cart bald of 10,000 your minimum monthly payment will go up by $4, plus $9 on a new auto loan of $39,000, and mortgages too, with an average of 550 more a month than a year ago, on a medium price house of 437,000. since the start of the year mortgage rates jumped from about 3 to over 5 percent. >> how do you see this rate hike impacting home buyers. >> these higher mortgage rates definitely damp affordability in a noticeable way, pricing more home buyers out, the jump in mortgage rates since the beginning of the year has the same impact on affordability as a 20% price increase. >> the interest rates increase comes at the same time as a decrease in housing supply.
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>> it was a harsh real estate reality for dustin plauch and mihai mawr san as they search for a moment in tulsa. they recently moved from oklahoma to san diego. >> i didn't think the housing market would be so crazy out here too. i thought it would let's buy a house in the midwest and it has folt been the case. >> that means upping their budget and lowering their expectations. >> did you like the house. >> yes. >> our matching concept of i like t he doesn't, so we'll see how that works out. >> we have to meet in the middle. >> and the fed expects to raise interest rates several more time this year which means the price for new loans will also keep going up, major. >> garrett: nancy chen, thank you so much. now to the fallout following the unprecedented leak of a draft sunion yoafer turning the 1973 landmark "roe versus wade" decision that legalizes abortion, demonstrations for and gengs were held across the country as
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some democratic governors hurried to shore up a dorgs rights. here's cbs's ed o'keefe. >> at the supreme court and across the country today americans took to the streets to protest the potential end of roe versus wade. asked about the leaked draft opinion, president biden took a swipe at former president donald trump and his gop coalition who helped him stall the court's conservative majority. >> what are the next things that are going to be attacked. because this maga crowd is really the most extreme political organization that has existed in american history. in recent american history. >> democrats now see the possible end of abortion rights as another way to call out differences with republicans ahead of the mid term election. >> how dare they. how dare they tell a woman what she can do and cannot do with her own body. >> on capitol hill there say push among democrats like massachusetts senator elizabeth warren to write federal abortion rights ila >> the united stamerc
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can act and protect a person's right to an abortion. and in fact, that is exactly what we're going to vote on next week. >> but you don't have the votes for it. >> by making people vote on this issue that matters to so many people, we've got a chance now, maybe to change the makeup of who is in the united states senate. >> at the state level democratic governors like connecticut's ned lamont are preparing to sign a bill protecting and expanding abortion access. but 26 states are certain or likely to ban at least some access if roe is defeat■ed. mississippi whose ban on abortion after 15 weeks sparked the case that lead to the draft opinion is one of those state, republican governor tailt reeves says since roe is ending the focus should be on helping women. >> making sure we support every single one of these individuals that has a pregnancy that maybe unwanted, but convince them that that child is wanted, and that that child is loved.
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>> to bipass some of those state abortion bans some companies are offering to pay travel expenses for workers seeking abortion service, one of those companies is yelp. a top official there telling us they think it is vitally important for companies to safeguard their employees. major. >> garrett: with important interviews tonight, ed o'keefe at the white house, thank you. now to ukraine where russian forces have finally breached a long beseiged steel plant in the port city of mariupol, volodymyr zelenskyy helped the u.s. to help rescue civilians still trapped inside. deborah patta reports from ukraine. >> a show of strength by russia's vladimir putin as fighter jets in a z formation ripped through the skies over moscow ahead of the annual may 9 victory day parade. >> that is also the day putin had helped to de clear victory in ukraine.pbut even in mariupos been shelled relentlessly for over two months, there is still
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a last pocket of resistance. inside the steel mill dozens of civilians remain hold up among ukrainian soldiers who refuse to surrender. this russian video purportedly shows the bombing of the plant. today that assault intensified as russian troops backed by artillery stormed the steel works. but the more russia flexes its military muscle the harder ukrainians fight back. and they have been joined in the war by american fighters like manus, blinded by shrapnel. >> can i take t i'm young, i'm a man, i'm strong. it is the kids and the old people who i really worry about. >> and americans are not just casualties of the war, but heroes. rick and his two friends were fighting along side ukrainian soldiers when their vehicle hit a landmine. unhesitatingly the three americans dragged volunteer
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fighter vitaly from the burning vehicle. their actions saved his life and he now worries for theirs. >> i don't want something happen to them. >> yeah. >> i want them to be alive, you love them. >> it is more than love. i cannot have my life without my saviors. >> and now those young americans are fighting in the east where russia has ramped up its assault. already thousands of civilians have died in this war. and today we learned from the associated press that civilian casualties in the theater bombing in mariupol are in fact double the number initially reported, sitting at 600. major. >> garrett: deborah patta, thank you. now result of a closely watched primary race in ohio. jd vance author of the best serl hillbilly elegy won the republican senate primary after securing president trump's endorsement. for more we're joined by cbs's robert costa. bob, what is the significants. >> jd vance's victory, major, is
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a prism into the republican party right now, about six months before this year's mid term election it is still very much a peart in trump's image even though some party leadersp might want to move on from trump and trumpism, especially after the capitol attack. but trump's playbook in primaries is working. nationalism on trade, the economy, foreign policy, and vance also echoed trump's false claim that the 2020 election was rigged. >> garrett: more tests ahead for the former president, true? >> indeed, just in two weeks in pennsylvania dr. mek competition in pennsylvania senator davidure dorsandida nowg behind the incumbent brian kemp. >> garrett: and we learned donald trump, jr. testified recently before the january 6th committee, what do we know? >> cbs news has confirmed that donald trump, jr. did testify
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virtually on tuesday. the testimony lasted, major, about three hours. he did not plead the fifth amendment. why is this significant? because donald trump, jr. was inside the oval office, the west wing on january 6th, 2021, that morning that as trump made calls in that final moavment the pressure campaign against vice president pence. >> garrett: not the only inside voice in the trump white house talking to the committee, bob costa, thanks so much. tonight nearly 9 million people are under threat of severe torms. tornado watches are posted along a 500 mile stretch from southwest texas to oklahoma. the region could also be hit with hail and flash floods. the storm system will move across the midwest south tomorrow and friday. tonight comedy clubs across the country are on alert after comedian dave chappelle was attacked on stage last night in los angeles. chappelle was not injured but the incident could have turned tragic. police said the man who rushed the stage was carrying a snief. cbs's lilia luciano has the
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details. >> dave chappelle never saw it coming. a man police have identified as 23 year old isaiah lee darted on stage and delivered a powerful body tackle that appeared to knock the wind out of chappelle. security quickly subdued the man off to the side while chappelle gathered himself and carried on. >> yal want to rock. >> police say lee had a replica gun with a knife tucked inside. appearing bruised and with a shoulder injury, he was taken to the hospital and later charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon. >> we got to make sure we are protecting. >> comedian jamie foxx and chris rock were there. rock delivered a punch line more than a month in the making. >> was that will smith? >> police have not offered a motive for last night's attack. >> i do not know or understand at this point that this was a targeted event. >> last night was the latest high profile attack on a comedian.
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curtis shaw-flagg recently tightened security at the laugh factory in chicago after an audience member attempted to rush the stage. >> is that is that people can't take jokes any more? >> more and more people are taking it very personally and really responding and in a way that i never imagined. >> chappelle has recently generated intense criticism over several jokes about transgender people, but has not formally apologized. lilia luciano, cbs news, los angeles. >> garrett: now to a problem facing far too many americans, drug addiction, without treatment it can have deadly consequences. u.s. health officials say on average nearly 300 people die every day from a drug overdose. in tonight's eye on america, cbs's nikole killion takes a look at a new approach to rehab that is hitting all the right notes. >> abbey aposporous has found the right key. to her music and to life.
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>> it's a form of meditation for me. >> a life nearly lost to i little-- illicit drugs. >> i could be passed out for six hours and not know what happened. >> the 28 year old's addiction started with pain killers. >> i was introduced to opiates at like a very, very young age, from all the injuries. >> how young. >> honestly, likely like eight years old. >> eight. >> yeah, like just from being hurt and stuff like that. >> she was a division 3 collegiate soccer player. when she surched an unrelated traumatic brain injury that put her on a destructive path to heroin, crack and fentanyl. she went into rehab three times and at one point dropping to 80 pounds. >> was that a wake-up moment for snu. >> yeah, oh for sure, i was like what is the point of living, only essentially. it was like sink or swim and for a long time i was sinking. >> until recovery unplugged
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struck a cord. the virginia treement center uses music therapy to get people sober through song. >> we're using music as the way to get to people that it hits them in their heart. >> david engwall is the director, he says 80% of people who come through his doors complete the program which features weekly concerts. no experience required to play. >> one fine day. ♪. >> you can watch the stress and all that just sort of leave their body in that moments and they have this sort of cathartic experience. >> for aposporous who has been clean for over a year, the take away is much more. >> this place taught you how to live. >> yeah, yeah. and other treatment centers, that i went to, they didn't necessarily do that. >> she plan toes return to the facility as a part time counselor. >> i know what it feels like to be just so broken and people are more inclined to listen to somebody who has gone through the same sthing.
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>> to be instrumental in their recovery. for eye on america, nikole killion, cbs news, annandale, virginia, still ahead, new includes in the search for a dangerous fugitive and an ex-jail guard on the run. several hurt and others trapped following a partial building collapse in boston. and why millions of people who use turbotax are getting a nongovernment refund. ♪♪ we all need a rock we can rely on. to be strong. to overcome anything. ♪♪ to be...unstoppable. that's why millions rely on the strength and financial guidance of prudential to achieve their dreams.
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>> 700 kids. >> love is the greatest thing in the world. you give a child love, and you can see the improvement in their life. >> angela is a retired state nurse. for 50 years she says new jersey sent thornton its most fragile foster kids, abused, medically needed, unwanted. >> they could call her at any time of the day or night, if they needed an emergency placement, and believe me, that happened not infrequently. >> i never said no. i could never say no to a child that was in need. you need to just pour all the love, let it flow like a river. let it flow. >> thornton, now 85 stopped taking kids in 2017. many now have families of their own and keep in touch with the woman they always called granny. >> how many people typically call on a mother's day. >> i would say more than 25.
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>> wow. >> and i didn't forget granny, i could never, never forget you. >> how could they. how could anyone. mark strassmann, cbs news, ocean port, new jersey. >> garrett: let it flow. and we'll be right back.
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and that's tonight's cbs evening news, for norah o'donnell, i'm major ga ett i >> judge judy: you didn't pay for the vacation? >> i did not. >> judge judy: she was going to pay for the vacation? >> announcer: illness forces a couple to cancel. >> judge judy: and you were smart enough, ms. navarrete, to buy travel insurance. >> announcer: but taking her refund turned her stomach. >> judge judy: how much of a check did you get, mr. javid? >> $1,144. >> judge judy: well, you didn't pay anything. are you nuts? >> no. >> announcer: "judge judy." you are about to enter the courtroom you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. captions paid for by cbs television distribution 24-year-old rebeca navarrete is suing her ex-boyfriend, 25-year-old mohammed javid, for money refunded from a canceled trip to italy. >> byrd: order! all rise!
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this is case number 493 on the calendar in the matter of navarrete vs. javid. >> judge judy: thank you. >> byrd: you're welcome. parties have been sworn in. you may be seated. >> judge judy: mr. javid, i'm going to start with you, sir, if that's okay with you. >> sure. >> judge judy: how long were you and ms. navarrete dating? >> we were dating for about four years. >> judge judy: did you ever live together? >> no, we did not. >> judge judy: and there came a time, sometime last year, when you were still dating, that ms. navarrete wanted to go on vacation. >> correct. >> judge judy: but she wanted the two of you to go on vacation? >> yes. >> judge judy: and you didn't pay for the vacation? >> i did not. >> judge judy: she was going to pay for the vacation? >> correct. >> judge judy: do you work? >> i actually just started working again. >> judge judy: so you weren't working last year? >> i was. >> judge judy: for whom? >> with my family. >> judge judy: doing what? >> locksmithing. >> judge judy: okay, they have a locksmith business? >> correct. >> judge judy: and what are you doing now? >> i just started working with my brother again, doing locksmithing. >> judge judy: why did you stop? >> at the time, he had, like, too many employees, and i basically got laid off. >> judge judy: who do you live with?
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