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americans. iran reaches a historic pact with six world powers to pause its nuclear program. bit while the obama administration is expressing optimism, some are skeptical of the deal. >> this agreement has made the world a much more dangerous place. and health care concerns for americans who get their insurance through their employers. fears that new rules under obama care could force them to find new policies. >> on june 30th, 2014, i will probably not be offering the company insurance for my employees. i can't afford it. captioning funded by cbs good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning a slow moving unpredictable and deadly winter-like storm system is making its way through the southwest, with freezing rain,
sleet and temperatures in some areas that are 30 degrees below normal. winter storm warnings, weather advisories in new mexico, texas, oklahoma and arkansas. at least eight deaths are blamed on the severe weather and the storm threatens to make a mess of thanksgiving travel. marley hall is
in new york with more. good morning, marlie. >> good morning, anne-marie. the storm began late last week in southern california. today it continues its trek south and east. airport delays are likely in atlanta, charlotte and jacksonville, but the storm isn't done with the southwest yet. snow and ice have made for a dangerous and difficult travel. >> you can't really do much of anything here. you can't even walk. the streets are so slippery. >> reporter: in midland, texas, a thin coat of ice covers just about everything. the storm is blamed for at least eight deaths since it began in california. in amarillo, there were more than 30 weather-related traffic
accidents over the weekend. near whiteout conditions near albuquerque, new mexico, and parts of oklahoma got nearly a foot of snow that snarled traffic. the snow, wind and's cau ice ca more than 300 flights to be canceled. the effects of the severe weather are already being felt in the northeast, with sub-zero temperatures in
new york. and winds powerful enough to knock down a large sign. and the day before thanksgiving, the eastern seaboard could be in for some severe travel delays. >> wednesday, big travel day, it is right along the east coast. this is an inside track storm. the center coming very close to new york city, which means it is mainly all rain along the east coast, but interior snow, watching western new york, western p.a. in particular. that's where we could see a heavy wet snow, at much as 6 to 12 inches. the threat there is bringing down power lines and trees and pretty nasty travel on a very busy day. >> reporter: anne-marie, the storm will cause rain, wind and snow, and it will begin to cause
significant delays here in the east as early as tomorrow. just in time for the holiday thanksgiving getaway. >> that is not good. marlie hall in new york, thank you. a historic nuclear deal between iran and the united states is facing criticism this morning in congress and abroad. the six-month interim agreement was signed after months of secret negotiations. the deal freezes or reverses much of iran's nuclear program, while talks continue on a permanent agreement. margaret brennan reports from london. >> reporter: applause and relief, near 4:00 a.m. in geneva. and even a hug from secretary of state john kerry. he spoke to cbs news after a marathon 24-hour session of talks. >> we will now be able to have greater inspection, greater knowledge, greater restraint and that will expand the amount of time that it would take for them to break out and create a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: under the six-month deal, iran agrees to destroy its
stockpile of weapons grade uranium, restrict its production of nuclear fuel, and give inspectors daily access to lect nuclear facilities. in exchange, iran will get $7 billion in financial relief, most of that through limited oil sales. sanctions on autos, gold and chemicals will also be lifted. speaking after the deal was announced, president obama warned iran that they must comply. >> if iran does not fully meet its commitments during this six-month phase, we will turn off the relief, and ratchet up the pressure. >> reporter: skeptics including israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu slammed the deal, calling it a historic mistake that would allow iran to get closer to making a bomb. there is also bipartisan criticism of the deal coming from capitol hill. tennessee republican bob corker spoke to fox news. >> if you see the reaction in iran now, they're spiking the football in the end
that, look, we consolidate, we relieve sanctions, we'll have the right to enrich. >> reporter: secretary kerry dismissed that and said iran will have to back up its words with action. >> you skeptical iran will actually comply with the deal they just signed? >> i think everyone has a right to be skeptical because there are indications that there are people in iran who have wanted to pursue a weapons program, that there have been secret facilities, buildings, some of those efforts towards that program, and so there is lots of reason. that's why we don't take anything at face value. >> reporter: and now the hard part begins. the u.s. and its allies come up six months to monitor iran's progress and try to hammer out a more complete deal, a sticking point as to whether iran will actually destroy nuclear facilities or whether it will agree to cease all production of nuclear fuel. and they incentive to comply. there is about $100 billion in iranian assets that the u.s. has frozen and the regime wants
access to that. so all of this is going to be dependent on whether they follow through on the deal they just signed. >> margaret, before you go, just a couple of questions. you know, clearly some are unhappy with this deal. it seems as though sanctions were working to a certain degree. so why sign the deal now? >> reporter: well, the obama administration sees a window of opportunity here. the new president of iran is viewed as a relative moderate and came to office promising his people relief from these economic sanctions that have really brought the economy to its knees. so he can now have his negotiators go back to tehran with geneva with money in their pocket and say, look, there is an incentive to complying with what the world is asking us to do. so the administration and the u.s. is betting that they can empower the moderates here to perhaps take on the hard-liners in iran who are trying to push to build a nuclear weapon. so they're saying, pause, give us at least six months before we add new sanctions and let's see
whether we can really broker a deal. >> and what do you think a deal could mean in terms of a relationship with iran over the long term? >> reporter: well, the obama administration sees this as a first step. but keep in mind, the u.s. government still considers iran to be the number one concert of terrorism in the world and is the most sanctioned country on the planet. so there is a long way to go before relations are normalized. but the administration likes to try to broker win-win diplomacy here. so with these confidence building measures, there may be an opportunity for the u.s. to work with iran to broker solutions in places like syria, but all of that is dependent on what happens in the next six months. >> margaret brennan in london, thank you so much, margaret. later today, investigators in connecticut are expected to release their report on the newtown school shooting. 20 children and six adults were gunned down inside sandy hook elementary school last september by the gunman adam lanza, a former student.
one area of focus is police response, whether procedures were followed and if they were effective. >> 6-7 sandy hook school, caller is indicating she thinks someone is shooting in the building. >> reporter: this shows t s th first 911 call, the tapes indicate officers were inside the school by 9:44. through interviews with officers and by examining tape recordings of the body microphones many were wearing, the report is expected to give a clear timeline of events. but not necessarily make recommendations. connecticut senator richard blumenthal. what do you expect this report to reveal that isn't already known? >> this report will be a very factual, straightforward recitation of facts that reveal theensi and monstrosity of this. and i hope create some additional momentum for gun violence prevention. >> reporter: in the past year, many school districts nationwide
have beefed up security. but federal efforts to establish background checks for firearm purchases that could limit access for the mentally ill have gone nowhere. >> i think that school security has to be improved. that will be a lesson of the report. and, of course, longer term mental health initiatives what could have been done to reach adam lanza before he committed this horrific act. >> reporter: dylan hockley's mother, nicole, told scott pelley one thing will never be known. >> i would love to know why. but i think that's a question that is never going to be answered and i don't expect that to be in the police report. we'll never know what went on in that shooter's mind. >> reporter: don baylor, cbs news, stanford, connecticut. coming up on the "morning news," sacred relics what is believed to be the remains of saint petr dare displayed in public. [ mom ] hey guys.
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police in oakland, california, say a good samaritan saved the life of a woman who jumped from an upper deck of the raiders home stadium. the unidentified woman was critically injured. she plunged 45 feet at the coliseum following the raiders loss to tennessee. the man who intentionally broke her fall was seriously hurt. police say he's a former marine. millions of americans who buy their own health insurance have been forced from their plan because of the affordable care act. now as susan mcginest reports, some who get coverage through their employers are facing the same problem. >> reporter: at her office in virginia beach, deborah fisher often sneaks a peek at her 3-year-old grandson. >> that's my guy. >> reporter: deborah is battling kidney cancer. during the ten yrs she's worked at the attkisson realty, they provided health insurance. >> we were happy. we had great insurance.
we had continuing care for our employees. >> reporter: great until owner betsy attkisson learned the policy would be terminated because it doesn't meet the requirements of the affordable care act. >> on june 30th, 2014, i will probably not be offering company insurance for my employees. i just can't afford it. >> reporter: administration records show the white house expected millions of workers to lose their current employer-based coverage and that many companies would send employees to health care.gov to buy their own insurance. deborah scoured the website for a new policy, so far she can't afford the premiums. >> they just are higher and higher when there is a pre-existing. will i have my same specialist. do i have to search for other specialists? there are so many unanswered questions. >> reporter: deborah hopes she'll eventually find a plan c still make trip indiana to see her grandson. >> if i can't go see him, that's the worst.
>> reporter: susan mcginest, cbs news, washington. for first time, the vatican publicly unveiled bone fragments that may have belonged to saint peter. the nine fragments were displayed on sunday. they were held in a jewel box insoi inside a bronze case. pope francis prayed over the bones and touched the box for several minutes. the bones were discovered under saint peter's basilica. some archaeologists question whether the remains do belong to the first pope. when we return, record box office, "the hunger games" sequel has a scorching opening weekend. details ahead in "mondeywatch." ♪ ready or not. [ female announcer ] ...so you can be up there. here i come! [ female announcer ] ...down there, around there... tylenol® provides strong pain relief and won't irritate your stomach the way aleve® or even advil® can.
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the average price of a regular gallon of gas rose 3 cents from last week to $3.25. microsoft says more than 1 million xbox one consoles sold in 24 hours after the new model went on sale friday. the console was launched in 13 markets, and sold out at most retailers. microsoft says that figure surpasses first day sales of the previous generation model, the xbox 360. the sale's figure matches that of sony's playstation 4 which was released more than a week ago. "the hunger games" sequel was tops at the box office. "the hunger games: catching ne open, doing better than the original "hunger games" with over $161 million in ticket sales. "thor "slipped to second after two weeks at the box office and the romantic comedy, "the best man holiday" came in third. lots to do over the holiday. >> if you can get around, for sure. wendy gillette at the new york
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here's a look at today's forecast. in some cities around the country, washington, d.c., expect clouds today. cloudy in atlanta and st. louis as well. but denver and seattle will enjoy sunshine, both cities in the 40s. in sports, it looked like the denver broncos were about to cruise to another victory, and a 10-1 record. denver taking a 24-0 lead into halftime on the road against the new england patriots. but in the second half, tom brady jump starts the patriots offense. in the fourth quarter, he throws his third touchdown pass of the game to put new england ahead. but the game goes into overtime, and late in the extra period,
denver makes a costly mistake, a punted ball hits tony carter and the patriots recover deep in denver territory. that sets up the game-winning field goal. new england completes the comeback with the 34-31 win. >> just took it one play at a time, kept fighting the whole way through and we say play 60 minutes, it took more than that tonight. >> new england improves to 8-3, denver drops to 9-2. and another tough loss to the new york giants. new york battles back from a ag-6 deficit to tie up the game the cowboys have enough time for one last drive. then they kick the 35-yard field goal as time expires to give dallas the 24-21 win. and the wildest finish of the day. the san diego chargers stun kansas city.
a 26-yard pass hauled in from philip rivers to gift chargers a lead. san diego sends the chiefs to their second straight loss, 41-38. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the wintry storm moving across the country and travel editor peter greenberg on what to expect during the holiday travel season. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." [ female announcer ] i like to mix things up a bit with grands mini pot pies. only four ingredients.
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. good morning. welcome to wusa9. today is monday, november 25, 2013. are you shivering? we are. it is cold outside. i'm andrea roane. >> they were in new england last night. take that, peyton manning. good morning, monika, how are you? >> good morning. >> it's nice to win once in a while. monday morning attitude. loving it. thankfully not too windy but mid-30s if you're going to the game tonight. >> wind factor? >> not too bad. they won't be too horrible like yesterday. weather wise, let's show you what's happening. a cold start with increasing clouds today. temperatures will get 35 to 40. >> balmy. >> yesterday we hit 34. that was it. that's 20 degrees below
average. wow, what a cold, cold november day. clear now but you see the clouds off to the west. now we're seeing some precip coming in toward the lower mississippi valley. looks like we'll get some of that early tomorrow morning in the form of a little mix potentially west but this is generally going to be a rainstorm for the vast majority of us coming up. this morning down to 16 in manassas, 10 in oakland. 4 in davis by timberline. 23 annapolis. snow shoe opens wednesday, skiers. 24 at pax river naval air station. 19 in tappahannock and gaithersburg. so today sunshine, increasing clouds and a chilly one. around 40 or so manassas. 42 frederick. 36 in hagerstown and westminster. good morning, monika. >> good morning, howard, good morning, everybody. the big problem right now is a work zone on 295 at pennsylvania avenue. no you, crews have been working on the overhead sign and they're having some trouble putting it up.
in the meantime right now, southbound 295 at pennsylvania avenue is completely blocked and at times northbound as well and they're doing it at times 20 minutes at a stretch. so if you're coming out of cheverly, you want to be especially careful heading down on 295 pennsylvania avenue. let's take a live look at route a at route 202. here you're going to be fine. no problems through cheverly. just keep all that in mind for your travel plans. let's go back over to the maps and this time to 95 on the northbound side looking great from triangle into springfield. no problems on 395 to the 14th street bridge or 66 to the roosevelt bridge. we're going to go out live to springfield on the northbound side of 95. right now early this cold monday morning it is nice and light. back to you guys. top story now, there is reward money available to anyone who can identify who gunned done a mail carrier in prince george's county. >> up to $100,000 they're offering. police say 26-year-old tyson
barnette was on his route when he was shot and killed saturday in landover. his coworkers held a vigil in his honor last night. this kind of violence is something they feared. >> if we could have a moment of silence. >> reporter: there was a moment of silence followed by prayer. more than a hundred of his closest coworkers gathered at the site of the murder to remember 26-year-old tyson barnette. the young man was gufned down as he delivered mail