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app on your cell phone or connected tv. i'm elise preston, new york. it's monday, may 30th, 2022. this is the "cbs morning news." pledging action. president biden responds to pleas from families in uvalde, texas, as the investigation into the deadly school shooting takes a new turn. security scare. what caused panic and a stampede at a new york city arena and the tennis star who was caught in the middle of the chaos. paul pelosi arrested. the husband of nancy pelosi is out on bail this morning. why police took the 82-year-old into custody. good morning. i'm wendy gillette in for anne-marie green. president biden says he'll take action after 19 children and two
teachers were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school last week. mr. biden and the first lady visited the grief-stricken community of uvalde, texas, yesterday. they spent time at a memorial outside the school and met privately with victims' family. as the president left a catholic church service, the crowd chanted "do something." he responded, "we will." danya bacchus is in uvalde with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: it is early in the morning here in uvalde, and people are still visitth this memorial on the town square. while this town continues to grieve, many are hoping that their pain will turn into action. the department of justice will conduct a review of the police response to last week's shooting that killed two teachers and 19 children at robb elementary school. >> as tragic as this may seem, we need to learn from this. >> reporter: the doj says its goal is to identify the lessons learned and best practices to help first responders prepare for active shooters. >> obviously the way that you
develop policy many times is by learning about the mistakes in the past. >> reporter: parents want to know why law enforcement officers including a federal tactical team waited outside the classroom for more than 40 minutes before confronting and killing the shooter. >> for the benefit of hindsight -- >> reporter: the texas department of public safety said on friday not engaging the shooter earlier was clearly a mistake. >> of course it was not the right decision. it was the wrong decision, period. there's no excuse for that. >> reporter: president biden and the first lady visited uvalde on sunday. the two laid flowers at the memorial outside the school, met privately for three hours with the families -- [ chants ] -- and as they left for church service pledged to do something about gun violence. 11-year-old bella barboza was friends with ellie garcia, one of the students killed. >> ellie was a very bright girl. >> reporter: bella hopes her friend's death will help spark change. >> you need to get justice for
these children. and that this world is not a good place for children to grow up in. >> reporter: funerals start this week for some of the victims. and uvalde's mayor requested that review. in a statement sunday he said, "i trust the assessment will be fair, transparent, and independent." wendy? >> danya bacchus in uvalde, texas, thanks. the debate over gun reform continues in the capital. lawmakers from both parties are calling for change. here's christina ruffini. can we stop all of it? no. can we mitigate it? certainly. >> reporter: on separate sunday shows. republican congressman adam kinzinger and diabetic governor chris murphy made statements about gun reform. >> background check expansion is on the table, as well things like safe storage of guns. >> reporter: both acknowledging that progress will require compromise from their own parties.
>> i'm willing to vote for some things that harden our schools, that make me a little uncomfortable, frankly. if republicans are willing to vote to tighten up the nation's firearms. >> we have to be coming to the table with ways to mitigate 18-year-olds buying guns and walking into schools. my side's not doing that. >> reporter: but other republicans have not softened their positions. >> if you're talking depriving people of their right to bear arms, it's unconstitutional. >> what we're trying to do is enforce the law before the law has been broken. >> reporter: arkansas's republican governor asa hutchinson, who doesn't support measures like raising the minimum age for purchasing am-15-style weapons, says he supports the efforts toward compromise. >> i think the senators that have coming together in a bipartisan way to talk about what we can agree upon is important. >> reporter: and senator murphy said there is a limited time frame -- only one week -- to
come up with a plan or even a plan for a plan until congress is back in session. christina ruffini, cbs news, the white house. a loud noise that was mistaken for gunfire caused a stampede outside new york city's barclays center early yesterday as crowds were leaving a boxing match at the brooklyn arena. video showed fans running back inside. ten people were hurt. police say there was no shooting and no gun. tennis star naomi osaka was there at the time. she tweeted, "i heard shouting and saw people running, then we were being yelled at that there was an active shooter, and we had to huddle in a room and close the doors. i was so petrified." millions of families traveling them to memorial day weekend are facing flight cancelations and record high gas prices. aaa says the average price for a gallon of regular gas is $4.61 a gallon. >> i've seen people with rvs coming in and spending about $1,000 to fill up their tank. i don't even know how they do it.
>> it has also been a difficult weekend for air travel as the number of passengers returns to pre-pandemic levels. on friday more than 2,300 flights were canceled. on saturday, more than 1,500 flights were canceled. yesterday, more than 1,600 flights were scratched. hundreds more have been canceled today. airlines blame covid-related staff shortages, bad weather, and air traffic control issues. a georgia man has been charged with boating under the influence after five people were killed in a boat collision. a memorial service was held yesterday to remember four members of the same family who died in the accident. police say two boats collided head on saturday on the wilmington river near savannah. there were four survivors. rescue crews spent hours searching for those missing. they're crediting sonar detection technology with helping to find them. >> having that equipment here as quick as we did, we were able to
search faster, and once we started locating some items we were looking for, we knew we were in the right area at that time. >> officials are urging anyone heading out on the water to wear life jackets. the husband of house speaker nancy pelosi is free on bail after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. 82-year-old paul pelosi was taken into custody saturday night in napa county, california, according to police records. he was released on $5,000 bail. nancy pelosi was away at the time. she delivered the commencement address at brown university in rhode island yesterday. coming up, box office breakout. the sequel to "top gun" cruises to a record opening for the holiday weekend. later, preps for the platinum jubilee. rehearsals get underway to celebrate queen elizabeth's 70-year reign. this is the "cbs morning news." 70-year reign. this is the "cbs morning news." meet ron. that man is always on. and he's on it with jardiance for type 2 diabetes. his underhand sky serve? on fire.
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our top stories this morning -- president biden and the first lady visited a memorial in uvalde, texas, yesterday, where 19 children and two teachers were killed in a mass shooting last week. he also met privately for three hours with victims' families. as the president left a church service, the crowd chanted "do something." he responded, "we will." and the department of justice says it will review the law enforcement response to the shooting. police and others have come under intense criticism for waiting nearly an hour before confronting and killing the shooter as families outside pleaded with officers to take action. missing persons posters are getting a makeover in britain with 3d technology designed to
make faces more memorable. tina kraus has the story from london. >> reporter: these are the last images of leah croucher on her way to work in england three years ago. her parents have been desperately searching for their daughter ever since. >> scanning faces just in case it's leah. constantly looking just for any clue. i look at people and just think, are you the person that took leah? >> reporter: leah's face is part of a new campaign designed to help the public better relate to those missing. a 3d digital image shows leah blinking and moving, something behavioral science reveals can prompt a powerful connection. >> this technology now that enables us to make those images much more clear, higher resolution, they give that sense of a real human being behind the story. >> reporter: unlike traditional missing posters which research suggests can bombard people with too much information, the 3d version keeps it simple.
the word "missing" is replaced with "help find" which the uk charity missing people helps will motivate those who see it to take action. a qr code lets people scan and share the image on social media to get the word out. >> leah, if you are able to see or hear this, please, please, please come home. >> reporter: after years of heartbreak and anguish, leah's mother calls the new posters amazing and say they've give her hope her daughter will be found. tina kraus, cbs news, london. coming up on "cbs mornings," the summer travel season is ramping up, but the airline industry is facing a pilot shortage. erroll barnett shows how airlines are finding the next generation of pilots. plus in "kindness 101," steve hartman has a lesson on respect as he tells us about a high school student on a mission to pay tribute to veterans. and david begnaud talks to a media executive who found a new calling during the pandemic to