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captioning sponsored by cbs >> o'donnell: tonight, the recession fears growing with the price of nearly everything going up as inflation hit a new 40-year high. the markets tank as the sticker shock of groceries, gas, rent, sets in, and the economy react n how mumerirrehol, atal prices s. scolding ivanka. the former president's reaction tonight to his daughter's appearance at the committee. the new outraging at the uvalde school shooting. tonight, why the police chief
waited more than an hour to confront the gunman, and why he says he intentionally left his radios behind. nearly 70 million americans facing dangerous heat. the triple-digit temperatures setting records from california to texas. news about the battle for ukraine. russian forces are close to capturing another major city in the country's industrial heartland. a heroic rescue. tonight, after pulling a man off the electrified third rail, the much-deserved reward. and "on the road" has the play-by-play of an 11-year-old girl's trip to the ballpark and the broadcast booth. >> this is the "cbs evening news" with norah o'donnell, reporting from the nation's capital. >> o'donnell: good evening, and thank you for joining us on this friday night. prices are skyrocketing on everything from food to fuel and from rent to airfare, but the
numnumbers are worse than expec. inflation is surging at the fastest pace in more than 40 years with a consumer price index rising 8.6% compared to a year earlier. it's actually the fastest pace of inflation since december of nges on our pren al rgs on ecoerhighe natop prase remain u wer a&p 500 falling more than 2%. the attack-heavy nasdaq fell more than 3%. we've got a lot of news to get to tonight, and our white house correspondent ed o'keefe is in los angeles, because that's where the president is talking about this very topic. good evening, ed. >> reporter: good evening, norah. cbs news has learned the white house didn't anticipate the inflation numbers would be this big, and the figures are rattling democrats ahead of the midterm elections as voters are holding president biden responsible for something he alone can't fix.
today's record inflationary report means more economic pain ahead for americans and wall street felt it, too, as the markets tumbled. costs are up on food, rent, and used cars, and,sh, gas, which is up almost 50% from a year ago. >> i never thought i would see it go up that much that fast. >> it's skyrocketing, no matter where you go. >> reporter: american households are now paying $460 more every month to buy the same things they did last year. >> i understand americans are anxious, and they're anxious for good reason. >> reporter: president biden visited the port of los angeles where the backlog of idling ships and cargo containers has eased but had little effect on record prices. mr. biden said the war in ukraine is partly to blame. >> i'm doing everything in my power to blunt putin's price hike and bring down the cost of gas and food. >> reporter: it's cold comfort for customers and businesses aligning. >> we are seeing inkrezs of, likeo%.eporte rosr a da la's cfretslee.inflatn is a
political crise for the president and democrats. eight of 10 americans say the economy is in bad shape, and consumer confidence today hit af ces. hector and rosa say it can't happen fast enough. >> we're still in business, but we're struggling. >> reporter: here in l.a. today, the president also called on the oil industry to boost domestic production and warned against price gouging. he also wants congress to pass legislation that would ease shipping costs so they don't get passed along to customers. but at this point, that's about all he can do. norah. >> o'donnell: ed o'keefe, thank you. one sector of the economy being hit especially hard is the travel industry with airfares, hotels, and car rentals seeing some of the biggest increases. but there is one bit of good news for international air
travelers. after the biden administration announced today that it's dropping its covid-19 test requirement to entertain u.s. here's cbs' kris van cleave. >> reporter: the nation's airlines have been lobbying the biden administration for weeks to drop the covid testing requirement, hoping to speed up the recovery of international travel and tourism. >> we've come a long way with the pandemic now. and that will ease the flow of people, you know, in and out of sta thegest nsince th sc acsshe c frida.ily fro but belinda and adon ramos from maryland are feeling vacation inflation. how much more is this going to cost than you thought it would? >> at leah, yeah. .>> reporter: domestic airfare 2019. ai priceare up ove11% this year, while the average hotel room costs 40 bucks more
per night than last summer. and rental cars have soared a stunning 70% during the pandemic. sally french from : >> if you're taking a trip this summer you should expect to pay more. >> reporter: nerdwallet also found dining out cost 7.2% more than it did last year. now inflation concerns are prompting nearly half of americans to reduce travel or cut their vacation budget. sean sherman says the cost of fuel put the brakes on a family road trip. >> i just said, look, we're putting it on the back burner for now, and it broke some hearts, but that's the reality. >> reporter: so what can you do? book early and be flexible with your travel dates and times. also, think about flipping how you plan this trip and start with the rental car, then find the airfare and the hotel. and when it comes to rental cars, it's almost always cheaper to book downtown than here at the airport. norah. >> o'donnell: i didn't know that. kris van cleave, thank you so murom donald trump after that hearing that accused him of leading an
attempted coup. part of the testimony included his daughter, but the former president denied what she said, saying that she was che' nikole. >> reporter: the hect committee didn't hold back, pinning the blame squarely on former president ttiep conspirao overturn the 2020 election. >> january 6 was the culmination of an attempted coup. >>er-seen-before depositions from members of trum including former attorney general william barr who dismissed claims of a stolen election. >> which i told the president was ( bleep ). >> reporter: a view backed up by mr. trump's daughter, ivanka. >> i respect attorney general barr. so i... accepted what he was saying. >> reporter: to that, trump said on social media ivanka trump was not involved in looking at or studying election
results and he blasted the hearing as a political witch hunt. emotions were high as more footage was shown from the riot. us capitol police officer, caroline edwards, who was knocked unconscious, described a war scene. >> and i saw friend with blood all over their faces. i was slipping in people's blood, you know. i was catching people as they fell. you know, i was-- it was-- carnage. it was chaos. >> reporter: documentarian nick quested also testified. he was embedded with the proud boys, describing a group of 200 to 300 members of the extremist group marching towards the capitol to scope it out well before the former president's speech. >> i was surprised at thee of the group, the anger and the profanity. >> hang mike pence! >> reporter: and when these chants rang out, a stunning revelation from vice chair liz cheney: >> the president responded with
this sentiment, "maybe our supporters have the right idea." >> reporter: she noted it was vice president mike pence who called for the national guard, not the president, and she offered this rebuke to her g.o.p. colleagues: >> there will come a day when donald trump is gone, but your dishonor will remain. >> reporter: president biden disagreed. >> it's the same forces that led january 6 remain at work today. >> reporter: the committee will hold three hearings next week focused on the former president's big lie, as well as his alleged efforts to pressure the justice department and his own vice president to overturn the election. cbs news has learned that trump's former acting attorney general jeffrey rosen is also expected to testify. norah. >> o'donnell: that will be interesting. nikole killion, thank you so much. well, today, we learned this, that 33 children at the robb elementary school in uvalde, texas waited for more than an
hour before police moved in. and the police, they reportedly knew that some kids were still alive inside. cbs' omar villafranca tells us the school police chief's excuse for why his officers waited to confront the gunman. >> reporter: uvalde school police chief pete arredondo is teling his side of the story.wie texas tribune," arredondo revealed he decided to entertain school without his police radios because he believed they would slow him down. arredondo told the outlet, "one had a whip-like antenna that would hit him as a he ran. the other had a clip that arredondo knew would cause it to fall off his tactical belt during a long run. while he and his officers waited outside the barricaded classroom for more than an hour, students were making 911 calls from inside, begging the police to come in and help them. but arredondo told the "tribune" he was not aware of the 911 calls because he did not have his radio, and no one in the hallway relayed that information
to him. and in a surprising revelation, arredondo said he didn't believe he was in charge of the scene. "i didn't issue any orders," arredondo said. "i called for assistance and asked for an extraction tool to open the door." we asked former dallas schools police chief craig miller about arredondo's decision not to bring his police radios inside. >> any reasonable police officer would know to take their police radio with them, and certainly to not have communications when you're going into the frey is problematic. >> reporter: and as for arredondo's claim of not knowing he was the on-scene commander? >> because chief arredondo has four stars on his collar, many of the officers who were there may have felt in their mind that he was in charge. >> reporter: as the questions around the response continue, so do the funerals for the victims. today, eva mireles, one of the teachers killed in the attack, was laid to rest. she was remembered for her bright smile. we learned that eva mireles and
at least two students were taken by ambulance from the school and pronounced dead at the hospital. that means one of the biggest questions for investigators is whether students' and teachers' lives could have been saved had police gone into that room any sooner. norah. >> o'donnell: so difficult to think about that. omar villafranca, thank you. texas will remain under a dangerous heat wave through the weekend as triple-digit temperatures extend across much of the southwest, all the way to california. for the forecast let's bring in meteorologist mike bettes from our partners at the weather channel. hey there, mike. >> and good evening, norah. the extreme heat will shrew no e likely for some places like las vegas, back down into central texas. heat once again comes in on sunday, a place like austin a record-setting 102 degrees. we'll do 103 degrees in shreveport. on monday the heat expands in the midwest and sweet. i'm going to show you st. louis in particular.
our forecast gets pretty extreme through next week in particular, starting this weekend but going through early next week, look at some of these number positive. we think at least three straight days of 100-degree heat. the thing to think about is is this-- norah all the way through next weekend we anticipate extreme heat all the way through the east coast. >> o'donnell: summer is here. thank you, mike bettes. now to the war in ukraine where officials today issued a new plea to the west for heavy weapons. they say up to 200 ukrainian soldiers are being killed every day, and russian forces are quickly grabbing territory along the strategically important black sea coast. cbs' chris livesay is there. >> reporter: it's here on the black sea coast where ukraine i. you could call this over-watch position a trip wire, one of the first lines of defense between the russian military and the city of odessa, protecting in part by american firepower. the u.s. has supplied ukraine
with more than 6500 javelins like this one. "they've been a game changer, striking 99% of their targets," says this soldier, code name jocker." but they're designed to take out tanks, not the russian fleet. to do that, ukraine is counting on advanced long-range missile systems on their way from the u.s. without them, coastal cities like mykolaiv are sitting ducks, says mayor oleksandr senkevych, who rushes us below a children's hospital during an air raid. >> they want to kill ukrainians, as many as they can. >> reporter: are you worried that this city could become the next mariupol? >> i hope not. >> reporter: mariupol, now notorious for its fierce resistance, eventually fell into russian hands. and with it, three foreign fighters, two from britain, one from morocco now sentenced to death by firing squad in a russian court. a provocation that's destined to backfire, says a former u.s.
army medic and friend to of the british prisoners. >> i think it will invigorate people, more than anything. >> reporter: now, those soldiers can appeal their death sentence in what's widely seen as a sham trial. meanwhile, ukraine says it's now losing up to 200 of its soldiers every day, desperately awaiting the arrival of the advanced weaponry from the united states that's still weeksy away. norah. >> o'donnell: chris livesay, thank you. and still ahead on tonight's "cbs evening news," a swim ends in tragedy for two teenaged boys. we'll have the very latest. and the reward for a hero who risked his life to save a man on the train tracks. “shoot it?” suggests the scientists. so they shoot it. hmm... back to the miro board. dave says “feed it?” and dave feeds it.
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. >> o'donnell: when a play-by-play announcer sits down in front of a microphone, they never know who might be listening. cbs' steve hartman goes "on the road" with the trailblazing broadcaster. >> reporter: 11-year-old ellee dowdy of amherst, virginia, eats, sleeps, and talks baseball. >> now up to bat... >> reporter: she announcefor her local junior varsity team and practices big-league broadcasting from her living room. he didn't know girls could do it this for a career until she listened to a baltimore orioles
game. >> i thought i can do that, too. that is possible. >> reporter: ellee's proof possible is play-by-play announcer melanie newman. she was so taken by her, she reached out to melanie in the only way she knew how. >> oh, that is cute. >> reporter: her sign read, "hey, melanie newman, need help in the booth." >> there's mel. >> reporter: and the answer was yes. >> all right, ellee, are you ready to call a pitch? >> yes, yes, ma'am. >> reporter: this week, melanie invited ellee to call the count. melanie assumed that was what she wanted and it was in part. but when ellee held up that sign, she didn't want to just help melanie in the booth. she wanted to help melanie as a person. >> i was just hoping that she would see it and see that a lot of young girls are looking up to her because when melanie was growing up, she had to push through all the people telling her that, no, only men can do that. >> reporter: it's true. and even today, some men are
still hurling sexist barbs at melanie on social media. but there to kedeflect them with her single had of ply poster board stands ellee dowdy who returned with a new sign that said, "melanie newman is fire." what does that make you feel >> iealltakt? minute. >> reporter: and here's where we saw just how much melanie appreciates the support. >> i've paid a lot of dues to just get here. and the hope is when those little girls make those signs, their duse are so much less. >> reporter: in sports, people are always clawing their way to the top. >> this is so cool. >> reporter: but the true heroes of any game are the ones who lift others. steve hartman, "on the road," in baltimore. >> o'donnell: girl power. love it. we'll be right back.
>> judge judy: so it was not on a leash? >> not at that time, no. >> announcer: the neighbor saw it all unfold... >> the german shepherd was in front of cody's house, sniffing around. that's when his pit bull had came out. >> announcer: and the attack was hard to watch. >> the dog had then latched on to my dog's neck, pulling. >> her daughter krysa did have a lot of blood on her. >> judge judy: your dog was out of your control. >> announcer: "judge judy." you are about to enter the courtroom of you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. captions paid for by cbs television distribution lora saczawa is suing her neighbor, 22-year-old cody mcmaster for vet bills as the result of a dog fight. >> byrd: order! all rise! this is case number 301 on the calendar in the matter of saczawa vs. mcmaster. >> judge judy: thank you. >> byrd: you're welcome, judge.
parties have been sworn in. you may be seated. ladies, have a seat, please. >> judge judy: ms. saczawa, it is your claim that while you and -- this is your daughter? >> yes. >> judge judy: were walking your two dogs. >> right. >> judge judy: you have a large dog and a small dog. >> yes. >> judge judy: show me where you live in relation to the defendant. i see you live where there's a p and the defendant is the d. >> i live here, and cody lives right here. there is a small house that lives back between us with a tenant there. >> judge judy: you were walking we have a rd, anwe havs. the two dogs that were going to be going out were a chihuahua and a german shepherd, and we chained them up. i went to chain up the german shepherd, and i had the little one in my hand, and the german shepherd took off. >> judge judy: the german shepherd took off. so it was not on a leash? >> not at that time, no. >> judge judy: okay. go ahead. so the dog was not on a leash. >> right. she took off, went into his yard somehow, 'cause he does have a fenced-in yard.
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