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natalie morales: that's all for this edition of dateline. i'm natalie morales. thank you for watching. good evening it's happened, yet again in america. yet again in america, innocent families are slumped to their knees in grief waiting to receive the bullet riddles bodies of their parents and children and siblings slaughters in gun violence, yet in america we beg our leaders for solution that's have thus far not come. thisdid this more than a week ago after a man went spa to spa
shooting building and murdering the unsuspecting in atlanta and congress on gun violence in washington discussions begin today yet again in america uniquely, america, this happens with regularity in large numbers as a pattern just here nowhere else granted, mass shootings, like the one around atlanta and in boulder represent only a small fraction of our nation's gun violence but attacks like these are all the more trauma because we can put ourselves there, put ourselves in line at at pharmacy excited to get vaccine that might allow us to return to school or work, to see a movie, to hug our older parents and grandparents final will you. we can relate to being at a supermarket.
kids running all about the aisles, scooping up the goody for family to enjoy together in these first fresh days of spring some of us know the tranquillity of a couple's massage like is delani and her husband were about to experience at young's asian massage in last last week until the gunman there murdered her and left her husband of one year alone with their two children what am i gonna do mr. gonzález asked a news site in spanish, that murderer left only my pain. so now we know what it looks like and sounds like when the regular stops along our journeys in an instant deliver a turning point in our lives or end them yet again in america so many of the must-dos are now occasionally shrouded in fear,
like sending our kids to school. cul ourks mbine, little rock, parkland, san jose, new town, university of texas, virginia tech fear of gun violence at work. a stadium. a movie theater. a house of worship a supermarket. or a spa as for details on yesterday's event, they're scant an affidavit shows the suspect bought a rugar ar-556 similar to this one last tuesday. the affidavit indicates his sister-in-law told investigators she saw the suspect playing with what looked like a machine gun in the days before the mass murder at the king soopers the killer did not spray the place. it was a few pops here, a few more there, said one witness
and another recalled shoppers stampeded to the doors while others escaped to the back and others ran free after cops created a hole in the ceiling while the man with the gun continued on his mission and murdered ten innocent people yet again in america on last week's murders cops in atlanta have not yet learned or divulged the killer's motive, they said he said it is related to sex addiction but with six of the victims are of asian descent after spike in anti-asian violence after a narrative of china aggression they're ruling nothing out. 18 cities. two gunmen one week is this shocking to you? debilitating
unimaginable or is one of those things that happens yet again in america sadly, routine oh, the pattern paused as the nation did for the pandemic. but now it picks up right where we left off. before the lockdowns there was a shooting spree last march in springfield, missouri, across five mile that's left four dead. remember that? weeks earlier in a beer company in milwaukee a disgruntled worker shot and killed five workers and then himself remember the details of that one? they do in milwaukee or las vegas or the pulse nightclub the synagogue in pittsburgh. the seikh church, the adaptist church in texas, the bible study in charleston. you remember as many, as a news consumer, 41 mass shootings in
public places in five years. survivors will tell you you never forget if you saw that killer up close in the serial aisle or massage table or if you smelled the blood after or buried your child, you can't forget, ever each time we hear kids cry, parents pray and politicians promise and then it happens again in america here, a pharmacy tech who survived the boulder killing spree. here a woman knees in atlanta at a makeshift memorial for the victims there. they'll remember now gun laws, regulations, background checks, soft targets, body armor, death penalty, mental health, time for action, i promise, thoughts and prayers.
we hear you. we heard you as i delivered an almost carbon-copy of this report on august 5th of 2019 on another network. identical but with names, places and circumstances updated for today's recertification. we hear you. then, now, and in the not distant enough future we likely will hear you yet again in america nbc steve patterson is live in boulder with details from authorities on what happened, what they've learned, and what's to come. steve? >> well, it's been a day for developments we learned more about the shooter and more about the circumstances surrounding the shooting and much more about the ten victims that lost their lives. but right now, i just want to show you boulder
take a look over my left shoulder you can see this sea of traffic, line oy there's a long road to go, and part of it is going to have to go flew an investigation. that investigation is something to working to determine why. why would anybody pull the trigger in that grocery store? the motive still unknown what we circumstances surrounding the investigation. we know local police are still in control, still the lead agency in this investigation and the fbi is assisting that lends to speaking to law enforcement officials as nbc news as points it to an investigation that points away from a federal hate crime
investigation. points away from a domestic terrorism investigation. at this point. things could change. we know fbi is conducting interviews and police are interviewing obviously the suspected shooter and as more information comes out we'll report it to you meantime, those ten victims we now know the names of them we know part of their stories. it was huge part of the information toout today so next of kin could get it and more of the comm i -- investigators are dog all they can. investigators are doing all they can. we spoke to the da about tracking information down. >> i can promise we will work together at federal, state and local level to give this case our all to do justice to these
victims. nothing can fill the void for the families and their loved ones but i promise we'll hold him accountable. >> the 2 suspect was shot in the leg and held in the hospital and now in police custody. he's facing ten charges of murderer he. shep. >> steve patterson thank you. a memorial wall yet again in america, names fansds -- eric talley was an eleven year veteran of the boulder police department the first on scene, killed as he tried to stop the shooter. his sister said he was always protective and knows he wanted to save every single person in the supermarket. his father said he was the joy of his life. he leaves behind seven children, age 7 to 20.
this is kevin mahoney his daughter's hero. she said he represents all things love and that he will always be with her this lana is recently engaged described as aed >>ed i -- the lord got a beautiful young angel yesterday as the hands of a deranged monster lynn murray. her mother of two. her husband reminds her of the kindest person he ever known and her daughter wishes it was she. terry laker who's friend said she worked at king soopers for 30 year and had the biggest,
brightest smile. her greatest fear that terry would be just another name on an list she is not the other victories. denny strong suzanne fountain nevin stan -- [ reading ] also much more than just names on a list. their story yet untold the pain and loss they all leave behind far too familiar to those who grieve yet again in america. president biden today reacting to the shooting and calling for specific action. >> i don't need to wait another minute let alone an hour to take common sense steps to save the lives in the future and to urge my colleagues in the house and senate to act. we can ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in this country once again
>> well, there was a law to do just that on the state level right there in colorado earlier this month but 11 days ago, as was tweeted, nra victory, in an nra-supported case a judge in colorado just struck down a ban on commonly-owned rifles, ar-15's and magazines that hold more than ten rounds. our coverage of the mass murder in colorado continues coming up in this news hour. the senate today holding a hearing on gun violence. as i mentioned it was scheduled before yesterday's events. amon is monitoring that and will have an update at the bottom of this news hour they got covid and then recovered. but that's when the problems really started they're called covid-long haulers. tonight, a first of its kind study and how that may guide ongoing treatment for people
still sick months after their diagnosis. the calls to impeach the new york governor andrew cuomo continue to grow louder, later in this news hour, the scope of the impeachment investigation and why it won't be over any time soon. and for the post office, how does open list delivering more slowly sound in if you're loving that you'll be thrilled by the post master general's 10-year plan >> the facts, the truth, the
experts. the abrupt announcement clouding the u.s. trial which found the vaccine was safe and effective as preventing covid. a major setback for astrazeneca who is facing trust and safety concerns over sears here's anthony fauci reacting. >> this is unfortunate this happened, likely a unforced error because it is very likely a good vaccine >> they are in short being accused of cherry-picking data now, what exactly happened here and how unusual is this? >> it's very unusual, shep an the response from the public health world is about it being a problem with the way astrazeneca is communicating the vaccine data not necessarily an issue with the vaccine itself, prominent physician calling it quote an apparent breach of integrity on
twitter and another doctor saying the company's incompetence in communicating trial results and working with regulatory agencies is stunning. here's what we know of what happened yesterday the major news that astrazeneca 30,000-person u.s. phase three trial showed 79% efficacy in preventing symptomatic covid-19 but the oversight board was surprised by the disclosure, which dr. fauci made in a statement just after midnight last night posted in the "new york times" the panel had been 34meeting wih the company seeing data the vaccine was closer to 69% to 74% recommended and strong evacuative and effective and strongly recommended it be reported.effe
recommended it be reported the unprecedented move could shake trust in an important vaccine not just for the u.s. but more importantly in the rest of the world >> if the public loses faith in the main swrak -- vaccine that was supposed to help european union, south america, many many nations, that means economy is slow, travel and trade is hurt. it's a huge deal. >> astrazeneca said it will immediately engage with the oversight board to share analysis of the most up-to-date efficacy data and will issue those results within two days. >> thank you. now new insight into one of the enduring mysteries of the pandemic, covid long-haulers and symptoms they face a new study out of arizona
university show 80% of long-haulers had four or more the of the symptoms. brain fog. headaches. loss of taste or smell muscle pain. northwestern calling it the first of its kind study. the average age of patients, 43. a majority were women. david petriono studies and works with long haulers and director of innovation in mt. sinai in new york thank you. do the findings of this study match what you're seeing with your patients? >> absolutely. thanks for having me yes, this study actually really echoes findings we published around four months ago so it's really encouraging to see replication of work that's already done we've been tracking 60 distinct symptoms in this patient population front of mind we need to focus on helping these patients and getting -- spreading awareness
that this is a really serious problem associated with coached. >> you -- covid >> you know, a study yesterday said long-term covid can effect everything in the body one doctor said it changed how she practiced medicine, quote, no matter what the patient comes in for, i now ask if they ever had covid, it changes the possible range of diagnose sis is this the new normal >> it's extremely challenging. we may be looking in a real pivot the way we practice medicine i think, pre-covid there were a lot of people showing up with non-specific symptoms and they were concerned they were being treated with formula-medicine opposed to patient-centric and
symptom-centric in treatment approaches one of the things that fizz iglesiass one of the things physicians have to do as we see the increase in long-hauler activity is listen to what patients tell them treat each symptom as part of a larger problem i really hope this changes medicine for the better. >> david, thank you so much. there's growing concern over a surge of migrants at the border, new pictures released by the administration of facilities in texas tonight we get a bird's eye view when we tag along with the texas department of public safety. and it looks like a dating site but it's really a baby-making site how one company is trying to streli
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and restaurants shut down retail d alcohol sales jumped 55% regal is anticipating 500 locations a week from friday they've been closed for six months attendance will be capped 25 to 50% depending on local guidelines and taco bell getting a new look the restaurant chain going to expand its go-mobile concept, adding a drive-through lane for mobile pick up orders. less dining room creating and bell hops stationed outside with a tablet to take your order. clearly a chic-fil-a copy. taco bell plans to hire as many as 1,000 bell hops this summer on wall street the dow down 308. s&p down 30. nasdaq down 150. i'm shepard smith, on cnbc it's the bottom of the hour, time for the top of the news
robots coming for your jobs, nearly 50 million of them at risk tonight the threat from automation and advice for americans, inside the facilities housing migrant children biden administration releasing new images but still refusing most outside visitors. and continuing coverage of the top story, the mass shooting in boulder the senate held a hearing today on how to reduce gun violence. they put it on the schedule more than a month ago but it happened to fall within a week of two mass shootings today we heard the all-too familiar arguments and refrained from lawmakers, democrats saying enough is enough, and demanding action to keep firearms out of the hands of potential mass shooters republicans refusing to budge, insisting firearms are not the problem. >> but we are senate leaders what are we doing? what are we doing other than reflecting and praying there's too many families and
communities that have been scarred forever by gun violence. we've come to accept it as part of american life. >> every time there's a shooting we play this ridiculous sheeter where this committee gets together and proposes a bunch of laws that would do nothing to stop these murders >> the top democrat, chuck schumer said the senate will vote on two gun bills it to pass in the house now more on that top story at the bottom of the hour eamon. >> : yesterday's shooting barely changed the arguments we heard from the proanti-gun activists today witnesses saying too many guns causing too many deaths or arguing not enough guns in the hands of the good guys one arguing gun violence is a public health
problem and should be dealt with that way. >> at my hospital we work to save people every day. far too often the bullets lead to death we have a moment of silence to mourn their loss knowing too well we will soon hear screams of anguish. >> he said we have to deal with underlying cause of gun violence like poverty and mental illness. and one who saw shooting >> i had a clear shot to shoot the guy but worried about losing my license than losing my life. >> referring to gun control law two bills one to expand background checks to purchase weapons over the internet and
elsewhere. the other billups allows 10 days for background checks to be completed. both bills face stiff opposition in the house and in the senate democrats have narrow margin of control and one of their own senator joe manchin said he doesn't support it >> does this move the needle at all ending the filibuster and doing away with the 60-vote threshold. >> no, i think it deepens the emotions on both sides democrats saying there's more emergency to take away the filibuster and pass gun control laws but republicans say they'll take away my gun so the ban on assault weapons isn't likely to go anywhere with this congress. >> more son the . >> the health and human services set to open second facility for migrant children in texas that could house 500 kids as the
biden administration scrambles to deal with the growing number of migrants crossing the boreder. border patrol are releasing video from two texas facilities where kids are have supplies and hand washing areas and play area but others are crowded in tents sleeping on matts covered in silver emergency blankets. congressman of texas released similar photos yesterday showing what he called terrible conditions for the minors. nbc gabe gutierrez travelled to the border for a firsthand look. >> we're with the texas department of public safety and this agency has been assisting the border patrol filling in the gaps along the rio grand because so many border patrol resources have been averted to process it's increasing flow of migrants the troopers tell me they have seen nearly 9,000 migrants just
here in the rio grand valley in the last two weeks and we were just above the area in one of the helicopters, within ten minutes we noticed dozens of migrants, 50 to 60 of them crossing the rio grand some of them gru brought over by what appeared to be smugglers in rafts and made a break for it when they saw the chopper overhead some of these migrants were young children, some were mothers holding babies this is something that's constantly happening here along the river. this all comes as the escalating border surge is taxing the resources of the border patrol having to open new facilities. critics say the biden administration didn't see this surge coming and should have done more to prevent it. the white house is saying they made the decision to keep unaccompanied minors in the u.s. and that is the humane decision
according to the biden administration but right now it's stretching the resources of lawmakers quite a bit. again, local officials here in the texas area are now helping federal authorities as this surge shows no signs of slowing down shep >> gabe gutierrez, thank you. in miami, two spring breakers are behind bars accused of drugging, raping and stealing from a woman who later died in a local hospital and these are two men. 24-year-old dorian taylor and 21-year-old evoire col lrks ier both of north carolina both facing sexual battery charges. the men were seen on surveillance video entering this hotel last week with the woman half hour later they left without her. investigators say they stole her credit card and cash during a court hearing
prosecutors say she was so drunk she wouldn't have been able to green to anything. men told investigators they gave her a green pill but still unclear any drug played role in her death. this comes as miami beach struggling to hand the massive string break rules with over 1,000 arrests and they now have a new curfew through spring break season that ends mid-april. governor cuomo's investigation could take weeks no months, as they look into allegations as governor cuomo harassed several women and wlrnlt they covered up nursing home deaths and the safety named after his father andrew cuomo is denying at gas stations the blanco alpha academy zbagss.
a lawyer for one of governor cuomo's accuser said there's a conflict of interest but state lawmakers vetted the firm and found who issue and warned governor cuomo not to intimidate witnesses a lawyer says the governor is trying to interfere in a separate investigation led by the state attorney general. the next package you mail could cost more and take longer to ship. post matter dejoy unveiling his 10 year plan to cut costs at the postal service including higher post age rates and slower service and reduced postal hours, saying the postal service problems are serious but believes they can be solved. cnbc morgan brenn an now
the post office always hurting financially, not designed to turn a profit. how big of a hole is dejoy trying to dig out of >> a very big one as the postal service unveiled a turn around plan eight months in the making post matter dejoy warned of what predates america's founding. >> we'll lose approximately $160 billion in the next ten years, long before that we'll run out of cash and will not be able to continue operations without a government bail out. we are not for that. >> the usps which receives no taxpayer funding has for years struggled financially. a plunge in first class mail volumes -- a pivot to package delivery that boosted revenue but strained the network and now a pandemic today officials called on washington to change pension calculations and allow for
retiree's health care coverage to be rolled into medicare not included widespread lay offs or local post office closures and service will continue six days a week. a former employee turned vice president at shipo says the plan is over due. >> it's going to allow the postal service to invest in their infrastructure right? so there's no secret that the postal service's infrastructure is old and outdated. >> and while shipping rates go up though still unclear by how much, experts say a modernized more reliable network will translate to lower cost and likely more business the key now, getting congress, the biden administration an the service 640,000 workers, many of them unionized on board. she prks. >> thank you. jury presidential election is complete in the . jury selection is complete
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days. italy, this ten-year-old taking it to the whole new level connecting with her fourth grade teachers, virtual class mads and hundreds of new goat classmates. her dad said the experience is teaching his daughter to adapt pro proving goats do more than yoga as we go around the world on cnbc. about 550 of us have gone to space before the first human did it in 1961 mark vande hrks ei is about to become a smaller group of humans going to space more than once. after a year in army joined nasa and flew to the international space station in 2017 and spent 6 months there and logged 4 space walks. vande hei
said he will return. >> i lost 70% of bone density on the flight and i got it back so learning to maintain bone densitiy is good also for people on earth today. >> here's how it might look, if russian film crew flies there he will give up his return seat so the russian costs get their crew back in that case he'll end up spending a year in space he laid out the psychological terms familiar to most of us. >> i think the response to covid to isolate gives you a feeling what it's like on the space station where you don't interact much. >> if he stays a year he will beat the current record notched by scott kelly when he spent 340 days out there this launch set for april 9th, two week from friday.
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it's a trend that was already starting but is accelerating in the pandemic white-collar jobs are the new target algorithms are capable of outperform doctors, lawyers and bankers in certain parts of their jobs according to "new york times" business author great to have you kevin, thank you. you describe a massive change in the labor force where robots not only do mundane tasks but also make decisions, you say robots be the one to climb the corporate ladder, kevin, how so? >> well it used to be automation and robots were mostly doing repetitively manual labor, that's all they could do, moving parts in factories, things like that now you have artificial intelligence that can do cognitive labor, make sales projections, generate recommendations an do the work
middle managers used to do they're making inroads with these robots in all kinds of white-collar industries, the place where most automation is happening right now. it's not in factories, it's in office buildings. >> there's some jobs you say are safe from automation, work that involves high-stakes situations. no one wants to call 911 and speak to a robot >> exactly there's some jobs humans are just better at we're better at things that are surprising, involve making people feel good things that aren't repetitive and rote, and good at creative and compassionate work those are the kind of skills, deeply human skills, we'll need more of in the coming years. >> if there are lay offs as a result of automation could there be a backlash similar to the outsourcing boom of 1990's
>> absolutely. executives are very concerned about that which is why they're doing a lot of automation under the cover of the pandemic, don't want to be seen as job-killers but depends how they distribute the gains of automation, if all of the extra money making for the robots is given to the workers would be different than if they hoard it for themselves and shareholders >> thank you, kevin. jury selection is complete to the murderser trial of derek chauvin the cop charged with killing george floyd the 15th and final juror selected today is only t temporary in case someone backs out. the break down of jurors, 9 are white. 4 black and 2 multi-racial tonight we close this newscast
recapping our top story of a mass shooting in a u.s. city yet again in america 10 people dead 1 person arrested in boulder, colorado, as more details are learned about a motive we'll continue to follow the facts as we learn more about the people gunned down we'll share with you their stories, then with history as our guide the news will take us elsewhere until there's a mass shooting yet again in america we'll get early reports. chopper images people escaping, blankets covering those who don't crying witnesses and hero cops until one day the cycle is broken hearings in washington, discussions of what to do, thoughts and prayers and proclamation that's this must stop yet again in america >> our hearts and soul goes out to the victims >> we're going to have to come
together and take meaningful action to revent more tragedie like this regardless of the politics. >> it's time to stand with orlando or san bernardino or charleston or new t.town and the list could go on and on. it's time for us to stand and do something. >> we must have real courage to make a down payment on ending gun violence in america. >> we must act now as soon as possible to do everything we can to prevent another tragedy like park land from happening anywhere else ever again. >> we must do something. that's exactly what we are going to do. >> the time for talking is over. the time for action began today. >> we vow to act with urgent resolve. >> after particularly heinous mass shooting some are promoted to offer a moment of silence to the victims but we do not need a
moment of silence or thoughts and prayers we need more action. >> our thoughts and prayers remain with those familiar lis. >> this is not, should not be a partisan issue this is an american issue. it will save lives american lives we have to act. >> for years we've been hearing the exact same thing over and over, like on a loop. for years it just keeps happening. pressure no matter what you're feeling politically, something's gotta change and now you know the news of this tuesday, march the 23rd, 2021 i'm shepard smith follow us on instagram and twitter at the news on cnbc.
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