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all day on cbsn bay area. cbs this morning is coming up next. we will have another local news update for you in about half an hour. good morning to our viewers in the west and welcome to "cbs this morning." it's tuesday, april 6th, 2021. i'm game king, that is anthony mason and tony dokoupil the minneapolis police chief said derek chauvin violated policy by using his knee to restrain george floyd for a long period of time. how prosecutors are using police officials to undermine the defense only on "cbs this morning," a harrowing escape story, survivors described living through an isis siege in the african country of mozambique. breaking news on the showdown over georgia's controversial voting law. after leaving atlanta, we're
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learning the new city where major league baseball will likely play its all-star game. and under underestimate the baylor bears. the team's triumphant fin beish to a thrilling march madness. >> baylor is still celebrating. first, it's your "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> do you believe they followed departmental policy regarding de-escalation? >> i absolutely do not. >> the dramatic day in court. >> the minneapolis police chief said derek chauvin did not respect the sank thatty of life when he held his knee to george floyd's neck. hospitalizations are now worse than anywhere in the country. major league baseball is expected to be played in denver after they moved it out of atlanta. >> it's unfair to hard-working
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georgians. economic recovery is now reflecting in the stock market. the dow and s&p closed at 500-point highs. a volcano after an iceberg came to life once again. >> and all that matters -- >> an american gymnast is getting attention, not just for his incredible skill but also his unconventional finish. >> oh, he sticks the landing! not sure what that is! >> his covid-19 vaccination card, his message, go get vaccinated, everyone! >> on "cbs this morning." >> baylor completes college basketball's greatest rebound. >> college basketball, the baylor bears are your national champions. >> if you're going to war, i'm taking these guys! texas, you got a national championship too! the state deserves it this morning's "eye opener"
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is presented by progressive, making it easy to bundle insurance. >> happiness for taylor -- for baylor this morning but the game wasn't even close! >> i know, it wasn't. many it wasn't. but it's a heck of a story. both would have been great -- >> but i think this is the big one. what a turnaround. they were nowhere. welcome to "cbs this morning." we will start by bringing in "cbs this morning saturday" co-host dana jacobs. baylor made one hell of a co-host last night. >> that's a good way to put it. this was a one versus two, first time we had seen that in 15 ayears. while the bulldogs had the perfect record, once the ball was tipped, it was all baylor and that means it's the bears who now look back at 2021 as the perfect season. >> seth drew and baylor complete college basketball's greatest rebound with a championship. >> reporter: on a night where all eyes were on the gonzaga
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bulldogs and their quest for an undefeated season, it was baylor's scott drew and the bears who stole the spotlight. the game was lopsided from the start. baylor jumped out to an early lead, which it never relinquished. star guard jared butler leading the way. relinquished. star guard jared butler leading the way. >> butler for three! >> reporter: for baylor winning basketball's biggest prize is a culmination dating back to 2003 that's when head coach scott drew was brought on to revamp the team. >> at baylor, i did not come in to go to the ncaa tournament. we came to win a national championship. >> reporter: after 18 years his words grew prophetic. >> hey, texas! >> it's a championship game, it's amazing to do it.
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>> reporter: gonzaga heartbreak was palpable, days after the buzzer beating semifinal win against ucla. >> for the win! oh! >> reporter: head coach said even with the championship loss his bulldogs should hold their heads high. >> you can't go 31-0 and get to the last night, you know, and get beat and feel bad about it. >> you know, this was a year unlike any other, and obviously, this is coming off the covid concerns all season long. i talked to people with the baylor program. families reunited with their kids after the game. about 200 of them. very emotion. barbara teague and sean teague, the parents of one of the guards. they said it's amazing to had hug them. congratulate them, and they laughed and took selfies. take that multiply it by everyone on the team and that's how they were able to celebrate their championship in the
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season. >> we just heard coach few say you can't feel bad about it. you can feel bad, but you shouldn't feel bad. he's right. i loved what you said, dana when you started and said everybody thought gonzaga had the perfect season, and we did, but baylor had the perfect season. >> they were undefeated at that point. a lot of people thought had that not happened they wouldn't have lost the game that came a few after that. and they got back into the play that they had before once the tournament started. >> greatest reinvention after men's basketball history. in the next hour, we'll talk to jared butler, one of the heroes for baylor. he's been named the outstanding player of the final four. now, let's get to the othth nenewsws, dererek chauauvin'ss cocontinueues thihis mororning e toto t testifyfy for t the pro. ththe cityty's p policee chihiee
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jamie ueckers is outside with more. jamie, this is highly rare, isn't it? >> it is rare to have officers testify against former officers on trial. prosecutors are trying to give the jurors information about police procedures. according to the police chief, chauvin should have stopped the neck restraint once floyd stopped moving. the chief said chauvin's actions ran against the department's policies and ethics. >> to continue to apply that level of force to a person proned out, handcuffed behind their back, that in no way, shape or form is anything that policy, it is not part of our training, and it is certainly not part of our ethics or or
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values. >> reporter: minneapolis chief police madera arradondo told jurors monday derek chauvin did not follow policies.es. >> while it is absolutely imperative that officers go home at the end of their shift, we want to ensure that community members go home too. sanctity of life is vital. >> reporter: the chief told the court that chauvin failed to provide basic aid. >> and violated the policy in terms of renderinging aid. >> reporter: both conscious and unconscious neck restraints were allowed. >> both were permitted under minneapolis police policy on may 25th of 2020? agreed? >> yes. >> reporter: but the chief asked to clarify. >> it is contrary to our training to indefinitely place your knee on a prone, handcuffed individual for a definite period
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of time. >> reporter: inspector katie blackwell oversaw the departmnt's training at the time. >> i don't know what kind of improvised position that is. that's not what we trained. >> reporter: cbs legal analyst rikki klieman. does derek chauvin stake the stand now. >> only person who could say that he thought he wasn't done this before was derek chauvin. >> focusing on use of force is one part of the prosecutor's case. the other is proving to the jury chauvin's need on george floyd's neck led to his death. yesterday the emergency room doctor who tried to revive floyd testified he died from lack of oxygen. that is a crucial argument in the prosecution's case. chauvin's defense countered that could be related to the drugs in floyd's system. >> it all comes down to the
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jury. jamie, thank you very much we have breaking news overnight in the fight over the new voting law in georgia. baseball's all-star game will reportedly be held at denver's coors field, that is the home of the colorado rockies, after the league pulled out of atlanta. ed o'keefe is following this from washington and is both baseball fan and knows politics. good morning to you. what's behind the decision? knos politics. good morning to you. what's the decision? >> reporter: good morning, tony, the league has said it opposes restrictions at the ballot box. in terms of access, colorado is one of the easiest states to vote in. it sends mail-in ballots to every voter in the state. had the second highest turnout in the presidential election. while georgia's law does expand access to early voting statewide, it shrinks the limit of absentee ballots, limits the number of drop boxes and gives more control for the majority of lawmakers who are republicans. and a number of companies,
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american airlines and delta air lines and coca-cola, asked republicans to call for boycotts of those companies and mlb. and in a sign of growing rift between companies on monday, even senate minority leader mitch mcconnell urged companies to, vote, stay out of politics. and they could face, quote, serious consequences, if they keep s. and there's breaking news this morning, president biden is expected to offer states vaccinations to all adults by april 19th. his previous goal for that was may 1st. in the meantime federal health officials are worried about another wave of infections. the worst outbreak now is in the state of michigan. our lead national correspondent david begnaud is in lansing, the
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state's capital. what is happening there? >> good morning, just when you think we're at the end of the road with this pandemic with all of the vaccinations happening across the country, up pops michigan with yet another wave. this one is being driven by young people. it's not the elderly folks driving this. in fact half of the patients in this hospital here in lansing are younger than 60. >> it definitely feels like deja vu all over again. again, we know what to do. >> reporter: dr. meredith hill is the medical director of the emergency department, and she says that experience is making a big difference here at sparrow hospital, which is nearing capacity yet again. >> we are running probably 95%, 96% right now. again. >> we're nearing 95%, 96% right now. >> reporter: now michigan's test positivity rate is over 17%, compared with nearly 4% just a month ago. >> there's obviously more community spread right now. it could be because of the variants that are out there. schools are back in session. sports team, lesser
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restrictions. >> reporter: michigan's department of health said more than 40% of outbreaks are tied to youth sports and k-12 schools. what's the average age of persons coming in infected now? >> we're seeing younger and younger patients anywher from 20s, 30s through the 60s, on average. cases right now are highest among those 10 years old and 29. and the lowest for those 70 and older, most people who have been vaccinated so far. >> was in rough shape, couldn't breathe. >> reporter: patient scott niswonger is only 39. he said the whole family got covid after his son may have been infected at day care. >> just feels like somebody is sitting on my chest. and that was the breaking point. >> reporter: just this week, michigan said anyone 16 years or older can now be vaccinated. we met robert gannon before he went in to visit his 77-year-old
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mother kia. had she been vaccinated? >> she was not vaccinated. she was hesitant wanting to see how things >> if you're like robert and have concerns, know that millions of vaccines have been given so far. side effects are generally mild. if there are deaths or hospitalizations reported after someone gets the vaccine, the cdc investigates every single report. in fact, listen to this quote from the cdc -- a review of all available clinical information, including death certificates, autopsy and medical reports, revealed no evidence that vaccination contributed to patient death. >> the science is very clear, david. thank you very much. the biden administration is opening two more emergency housing facilities for
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unaccompanied migrant children taken into custody at the southern border. they're part of a larger migration of people mostly from central america looking for work in the use. and many of them had their lives uprooted by back-to-back hurricanes last year. manny is joining us now from guatemala. good morning to you. >> good morning. when we were at the border of the u.s./mexico border from juarez two weeks ago, we noticed something, most of the migrants we spoke to were from guatemala. now we are seeing the effects of national disasters that some say have left them with no other option but to head north. life is trickling back into this town in the gall mallon highlands that was devastated by floods last fall. that includes the school that was underwater for two months. students are slowly coming back. and we were invited into one
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classroom. raise your hand if all of would you like to go to the united states? why would you like to go? for the economy, work, jobs. >> reporter: this 12-year-old is one of them. >> si. >> reporter: the flood devastated your nafamily's livelihood? beverly al virginia alvarado wa here. in the last weeks, how many people have left? >> now, six people. >> reporter: beverly lost her home in the floods. her son's artwork, one of the few things the water didn't take. as a mom, she says, i'm hopeful that one day my son will be a professional. it's estimated more than 300,000
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got guatemalans were displaced by the back-to-back hurricanes which caused the flooding which also ruined crops. the hit to agriculture took away how most here earn a living. this is what's left of aurora choc coc's home in campur. a single mother, three boys. trying to raise the money. she hopes to find work and send money home for their three boys, the youngest age 2. that means leaving them behind. i don't know if i'll be able to come back and hug them again. only god knows, she says. she understands the border is closed and it is a dangerous journey but she's willing to take her chances. she's trying to get to houston,
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nearly 1,600 miles away. >> oh, boy, you really put a face on that one. thank you very much, manny. and the children are so young. all they know is mom is leaving. it's hard to -- it's hard to wrap your brain around the decisions they have to make. >> exactly. and you see the effect immediately right there, and you see how hard this decision is for all of these people. >> we see why they're coming. >> you do see why they're coming. ahead in an interview you will see only on be cbs news, we have the firsthand account of a family's harrowing escape from an a
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♪ that volcanic eruption in iceland that's been attracting global attention is getting larger. a new vent in the volcano, more than half a mile from the original lava flow is producing more steam and more lava this morning. hundreds of hikers in the area already had to be evacuated. for background, this volcano had not erupted in nearly 800 years. then it came to life last month. the icelandic tourist bureau said after it came to life, about 30,000 people decided to get a closer look. gayle king not among them. >> not among them. hear the music "ice ice baby."
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behind the video you just saw. >> reporter: outgunned, outmanned, overwhelmed. the mozambican army proved no match as they lay siege to palma. greg knox and his two sons sought revenue with colleagues in this hotel. they would buckle down in the hotel bar. >> they were shooting us. we were lying on the floor keeping our heads down. >> reporter: the face of insurgency began three years ago bh but escalated in a month. and by day, three isis insurgents encircled the hotel. and choppers ran out of fuel and had to turn back. those inside faced a terrifying
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choice, wait to be rescued or make a run for it. >> we knew that by friday night, we weren't going to survive another night there. they were going to get in. if they get in, we would be slaughtered. >> if there's any chance of going, we must go. >> reporter: them decided to leave in a 17-car convoy. adrian got in behind the wheel to drive with a loving warning from his brother. >> maybe this drive will be the last. >> reporter: it was her that wesley stopped filming. adrian took a bullet in his shoulder and leg but kept on driving. >> eventually -- sorry -- eventually, the car came to a stop. and i jumped out of the back seat to the front. and lifted him up and pushed him to the back where my dad was holding him and holding his wounds to stop the blood. >> reporter: by the time they
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reached a safer place, it was too late. cov >> covered him up and said good-bye to him. and thank you for saving all of our lives. and we then left him in the car and we ran into the bush. and then we hid in the bush in thick undergrowth for two days. >> reporter: eventually, the help arrived and they were able to fly home to adrian's family, bringing with them the body of a beloved son and brother and the heartbreaking images of his final days. >> love you, bro. >> love you, my man. >> reporter: a u.s. state department official tells us that the battlefield tactics used in mozambique are similar to those in iraq and syria. experts fear it's a land-grab by isis, giving the terror group a
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new launching pad for attacks on the west. anthony. >> what a heartbreaking story for that family. debora patta in johannesburg, thank you very much. >> anthony, it was one thing after another, while we're watching, did he live? did he live? then you hear he didn't. then you get to see his final rds, his brother saying it's going to be the ride of your life. and thank yrou brother and leave him there. that was tough. >> and a haunting video on your phone forever. >> yes. coming up, we get a look at the future of carmaking at gm. it's part of the automaker's plans to switch to all-electric vehicles by 2025. and a reminder you can always get the morning news by subscribing to the cbs podcast. today's stories in less than 20 minutes. we'll be right back. ms interest. i think he likes it. i have a new cat food...blue tastefuls. one taste is all it takes.
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♪ this morning in our series "eye on earth" we have a first look at the future of electric cars in america. transportation accounts for almost one-third of our greenhouse gas emissions that are blamed for global warming. part of president biden's infrastructure bill would help
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people buy greener electric cars which you know are more expensive. general motors plans to stop making gas-powered cars by 2025. first here, ben tracy got a first look. >> reporter: on the assembly line at this gm plant outside of detroit there are two things auto owners like mark owens will never see again. internal combustion engines. how different are these? >> completely different. >> reporter: this is where gm is making the chevy volt, the company's all-electric vehicle but that's about to change. >> it's not so much if. it's how fast. >> reporter: mark reuss is president of general motors. he says electric cars will no longer be a novelty for the rich. gm is betting on new batteries,
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planning to launch 30 new vehicles across a wide range of price points in the next five years. do you feel in a way you're building a new company inside of an old company? >> i do. it's the biggest thing the industry has seen in a long, long time. >> reporter: gm is building this massive 4.5 million square foot plan in michigan now called factory zero. as in zero emissions. the name of the street out front got juiced. >> ready to go. >> reporter: ours were the physical network tv cameras let inside to see what program manager jim quick said is the future. >> this body shop when complete will be the biggest. the biggest one you've got? >>ing withest one we've got. >> reporter: and they will be replace the gas guzzling hummer.
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you made headlines when you said you want an all electric fleet by 2025. and your aspiration is to eliminate tail pipe emissions. >> there's wiggle room in there. it's based on consumers and how well we see some of the problems that people perceive around electric vehicles. >> i do think people look at electric vehicles and say that's not something i can afford. >> too expensive, yes. >> reporter: they make up 70% of costs in batteries. they're now getting cheaplier. automakers caughting on the federal government. president biden's infrastructure plan calls for 500,000 ev stations across the country. elisa priddle saudi automakers will offer consumers options.
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>> the reason why people don't buy evs right now, they don't want a funny car with a pod for their lifestyle and family. >> reporter: last year, evs accounted for just 2% of u.s. auto sales. almost all of those were sold by tesla which is now worth more than gm, ford, and toyota combined. the tail pipe is an endangered species, because states in california, massachusetts and countries including japan, the uk and the entire european union are soon going to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles to combat climate change. ford just announced will go all-electric in europe by 2030. it's already selling a battery-powered mustang in the u.s. and next year, it will electrify the best-selling vehicle in the country, the ford f-150 pickup truck. >> you really cannot afford as an automaker to not have a full
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portfolio of electrified vehicles in really the next five years or you'll be left behind. >> did you know that norway sells way more electric cars per capita in the u.s.? >> reporter: gm is playing the patriot card, telling in an ad, there's no norway should be the way. >> that desire to win is very deep. i would say anybody that is making electric vehicles now or in the future is high motivation, internally for us to win. >> reporter: a fight for the future that is electrifying motor city. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, detroit. >> well, you can see mark reuss' determination there. he ain't playing. >> it's the inflexion point in the history of the automobile. >> the tail pipe is an endangered species. that's quite a statement. >> don't you remember back in the day when you heard electric car, you did an eye roll, like
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even without parental consent. the state majority controlled by republicans can override that veto and make that bill a law. if that happens, arkansas would be the first state to have such a ban. alabama and tennessee are working on such a legislation. lawmakers are also forming a bill to block students from competing on sports teams with gender identity. >>le so what's interesting about this, he did something that liberals wanted him to do. he's been a very popular governor there. it's interesting to see what the fallout is. >> 20 other states are considering similar legislation. north korea says it's dropping out of the summer olympics in tokyo due to concerns over covid. that is bad news for south korea's president who wanted the two countries to fill the combined olympic people as a way to build momentum for improved relations. north korea said it's free of the coronavirus, outsiders doubt that due to the country's poor
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health care system. this will be the first time north korea missed the summer games since it boycotted the 1998 seoul olympics during the cold war. in 2013, the country sent athletes to rio de janeiro and they won two gold medals. >> i wonder what the athletes think about that, training all this time. >> it's indicative of what the organizers in tokyo have to contend with. >> vlad, before you show the ice skating video -- >> do you have to do a disclaimer? >> have you seen the video. have you vetted this at all? >> i've seen some of it, i'm curious to see what our producers thought they should show. we've got you covered if you want to have a good laugh of us. as promised, here's the footage of me and tony over the weekend. what happened was, we got an invite from the u.s. figure skating, they saw a piece. >> looks like a hundred-year arthritic man. vlad, it looks like me trying to
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get out of bed. >> wait, look at me now. it was a marked improvement because instructors at the rink. also the social media producer was like, these are t-rex hands, vlad. hold on, hold on, in your defense. watch this, i only fell once. >> okay. >> and in fact falling -- >> oh! >> oh! >> i didn't know -- >> you didn't know we edited that. >> the last thing you hear is my wife cbs producer vita who produced the piece last month. katie and her son came along too. that's the sealer. there they are -- >> oh, that time on the ice. >> now, you're free to comment. >> i want to give you credit for even showing the video. >> yeah. >> and for going on the ice. >> you two were invited, we got a hard no. >> oh, i didn't get that -- good luck. you know that picture i
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posted on my instagram, tony, of you photobombing me and marion, it is the most liked video in my history. >> what does that mean you need to bring tony? i agree with anthony, i think it's brave to show something that's not your most flattering moment. but it shows that you're willing to play. i think that's great. >> also, we walked away with these patches. >> yeah, show that. >> one of the qualifications of the wall, vlad. thanks for that. jared butler who was the king of the threes for baylor at their big win last night at the ncaa totournament..
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>> reporter: yeah, good morning anne. everything is still in lockdown and in fact i'm joined live now by the oakland police department. at this point what exactly is going on? >> i'm sergeant with the alameda county sheriff's office. this morning, we -- were advised by tsa there was man in distress in terminal one. he passed a note and said that he needed help. she -- held our deputies who are assigned here at the airport. and they responded and the man immediately pulled out a knife and put it to his throat and he's clearly in a mental health crisis. they quickly worked with airport staff to evacuate terminal one and the baggage area. at this point, flights have not been affected because everything beyond the security checkpoint is still on time and happening as it should. right now, our crisis intervention are you managing your diabetes.....
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♪ it's tuesday, april 6th, 2021. we welcome you back to "cbs this morning." gayle king with tony dokoupil. that's anthony mason. the baylor bears roared the baylor bears roared to victory. we'll talk to the final four's most outstanding player. >> and getting your finances back on track as we start to see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. how to kick start your retirement savings. and a new pilot program to bring more diversity to airline cockpits. >> first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. happiness for baylor this
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morning. boy, the game wasn't even close. >> i know. it wasn't. >> but it's a heck of a story. >> gonzaga was the favorite. once the ball was tipped, it was all baylor. that means it's the bears who now look back at 2021 as the first season. prosecutors are trying to give the jurors information about police procedures. according to the police chief, chauvin should have stopped the neck restraint once floyd stopped moving. just when you think we're at the end of the road with the pandemic with the vaccinations, up pops michigan with yet another wave. we're waiting for a formal announcement from the mlb. the league said it opposes restrictions at the ballot box. and colorado is one of the easiest states to vote in. >> baylor beat the gonzaga team beating their 30 -game win streak. >> it's a tough one to end a storybook season on. students are proud of everything this team has
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accomplished this season. >> the most exciting thing that happened this season. >> you did amazing. >> both schools have a lot to be proud of. you have to hand it to the baylor bears. >> they came out on fire. >> the baylor bears crushed and crushed is the word the undefeated gonzaga bulldogs in last night's men's basketball championship game by a score listen to the score, 86-7 0. ouch. baylor never trailed to a gonzaga team that was undefeated until now. that comes after years of rebuilding under the head coach scott drew. dana jacobson is here. how did baylor get so good? >> they'v been good. i guess we weren't paying that much attention. >> that's what they're saying. >> this was their first title game appearance in 73 years.
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baylor dominated both sides of the ball. they held gonzaga to the lowest point total of the season. lights out shooting. a 9-0 lead. mid way through the first half, baylor created a 19-point lead. gonzaga never got any closer than nine. jarod butler, the first player with 20 plus points and 7 plus assists in a men's national title game since carmelo anthony. that was in 2003. and butler was named the final four's most outstanding player. and it wouldn't be the day after the big game if he didn't join us now on "cbs this morning." there he is. look at the net. >> that is -- that's how you have to show up. >> any sleep whatsoever? >> no. no sleep. rocking the same shirt, same hat. just enjoying the moment. it's so cool.
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and just can't wait to get out of this bubble. can't wait. >> i know you guys got to see some family last night, and that reunion had to be special. i also was told you teach second and third grade sunday school back in waco. i'm curious what do you think that reunion with those kids will be like? you're a national champion now. >> i guess it will be cool, pretty similar to going back to school and campus and everyone congratulating me. it's a phenomenal moment. great honor for our team and what we've accomplished this year. i'm glad you brought up sunday school, because i'm not preaching a prosperity gospel, but, man, our lord and savior, jesus christ, he held us through the ups and downs and we came out victorious. it feels good. >> jarod, you can always count on jesus christ. i want to talk about you. i'm curious, does it feel as good when you win the game by a blowout as it does if it's a close game? does that matter to you?
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and what happened when you went in the locker room? you came out on fire. so answer the first question first. i wondered about that sitting at home. it was 9-1. at halftime they were up by 10 points. i thought maybe there's a chance here. what is your thought process? blowout or close doesn't matter? >> yeah. as a basketball team, i know i didn't come -- a couple of my teammates didn't look at the scoreboard for the first half. we left it on the court and tried to play our way in and be happy with the results. as a team like us, we try not to look at the score and feel like the game is over over. gonzaga is a great team. they can come back from any deficit. we try to say the game is not over. don't play the scoreboard, and that's kind of our mentality. i think the blowout is better than a close game. >> yeah. better keep it safe. you almost did not come back to play this year. there was talk about you entering the nba draft, and then you decided to come back and
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said we're going to go out and win a national championship. why did this year feel like the year for baylor to go all the way? >> i don't know. i think after the first year when we had a pretty good run at it and we had a phenomenal season, it was like oh, this season is really good. like, we were like there's no way we can get better than this, and then coming back, we already had the experience. we already knew what each other can do, and we gelled pretty perfectly. it just took one extra year or another opportunity. and the guys, they did a great job. those guys are amazing. and really great high level people and basketball players as well. >> when scott drew took over the program, your coach nearly 20 years ago said he intended to win a national championship. what did he say to you all after the game last night? >> he said, you know, once we
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win, it will be an honor, a great moment, something you'll remember for the rest of your lives, and we want to remember the relationships that we have with our teammates and we wanted to play for each other. like, that was the biggest thing. and make sure we didn't leave anything on the floor. it's a great thing knowing this is going to be your last game. you can leave it all out there. that's what he told us to do. props to coach drew. >> you certainly did that. and in a season unlike any other. talking to so many of you during the tournament, that message got through loud and clear. can you explain the level of sacrifice you went through, even different from other college students to get to this point and then achieve this goal? >> yeah. that's extremely hard. especially with the covid and all the stoppages. just mentally, it's draining on your mind, and you know, you kind of are in game mode. you get let down with having to sit out in isolation.
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it's mentally draining. i think that's why it's another reason why it's special that we won during this time of adversity and the craziness of the world. but it just goes to show how well we stuck together throughout the whole process, and we fought our way through, and we felt like we were different throughout the whole process. >> that's what i want to pick up. your coach last night said you are all are really good athletes but even better human beings. i was so touched by that. you guys are now bonded for life. you're going to be telling your grandchildren about this moment last night. tell us about your team. what makes you all so special to each other. and for each other. >> yeah. that's a great comment, us being better people than basketball players. i think we're all just sacrificial, like you said. we're willing to actuasacrifice goals and agendas for the greater good of the team. we're extremely hart workers. i've never seen guys work to hard and work on their craft,
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and we're also extremely humble. we all respect each other and respect the game and we just appreciate the love and the support we get, and we never take it for granted, and we've always been those blue collar guys that just believe in hard work and your life can change in a year if you put your mind to it. it's special. >> now that you've got that national title, you headed to the nba? what's next for you? >> i'm just trying to enjoy this moment right now. >> come on. >> it's always been my dream to go to the nba for sure. >> now, enjoy cloud 9. i hear it's great up there. >> scott drew taught him that answer, no doubt. >> jarod, thank you. c congratula congratulations. an amazing night. ahead, we'll share a few simple ways to save more for retirement. the most common
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it put up up to $26,000. you can get one of those plans and work far. if you don't have accompany with a plan, you can start an ira. again, you can start really small. most of the inkrechlt companies out there allow you to use small dollars to fund these plans. do something. start small, go slowly. >> so people hearing these different acronyms, how can they decide which plan is the right plan for them and their lives? >> i think, normally, what really is the path of least resistance, if your company or organization offers some kind of retirement where they can pull money directly from your paycheck, that's the easiest way to go. we know people save more for retirement when they work for those organizations that allow you to do so. now, for others, again, a lot of companies don't actually offer these plans. you can use an i.r.a. or a roth i.r.a., a big different between
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these two plans. it's just when you get a tax benefit. if you use a regular traditional i.r.a., that gives you a tax benefit today. you save your whole career. when you're age 59 1/2, you can access that money. when you take it out later, it gets taxed. with the roth version, you don't get any tax benefit today. but later, when you take the money out, no taxes due. so these are all great options. use what, again, is the easiest for you. many of the big houses out there, they do make it a lot easier today than they did in the past. >> i've always heard you say, jill, that everybody should have an emergency fund. easier said than done these days. two questions about that, how much should be in your emergency fund, number one? and number two, should it be separate from the retirement fund? >> i'm going to start with the second part, absolutely separate from your retirement account. and here's why. what we know when people put money into their retirement, we want that tax benefit to accrue
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to them. if you have to go into that account because there's an emergency and pull the money out before you're age 59 1/2, you could be subject to a penalty and you have to pay taxes. now, in terms of how much. here's the really good news of the pandemic. the savings rate has gone sky high. it's amazing to see. and what we're hoping for is people use the experience of having a little bit of extra money, maybe it's a tax refund. maybe it's a stimulus check. you're trying to get six to 12 months of your living expenses in an account that's access to you. i know that's hard to do. >> yeah. >> we learned that lesson last year. we really did. >> jill, that is hard. we've got about 30 seconds left, i'm curious, if you do have to pull money from retirement, because a lot of people do, what's the smart way to do it? >> well, if you did it last year, the c.a.r.e.s. act gives you benefits. first off, if you with drew money from a retirement account, you got three tax years to pay
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♪ ahead, steph curry puts his sneakers to good use. why he's selling a good morning, i'm len kiese and we're following breaking news right now out at the oakland airport. terminal one is shut down as police stay on the scene. speaking with a man threatening to harm himself. that's a live look t the airport right now. emily turner is live at the airport as well and emily, what are you finding out this morning? >> reporter: yeah, at this point, we know that terminal is locked down. there's no word on when potentially it could reopen. i'm going to hop out of the way and you can kind of see from where we are the police presence that's down there. now most of these officers are actually inside the terminal right there by one of the baggage claim carousels. we are told that about 6:00
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this morning, a man walked in. he delivered a net to one of the tsa agents. and couldn't read exactly what it said but was able to make out it said i need help. the deputies arrived on scene and that's when the man brought out knife and held it to his throat. at this point, they have now just been in a wait and see pattern where they brought in hostage negotiators. trying to de-escalate the scene. trying to get this man the help the needs for his mental health crisis at this point. all of the flights that are flying out of terminal one have been delayed and you can see just big crowd of people who are stuck out here waiting. trying to figure out exactly when they're going to be able to get off the ground. flights just keep getting bumped and bumped because as as the deputy said, there's no timeline on this. they say it's going to take as long as it takes. but we are going to be on the scene through all of this and will bring you very latest. in the meantime live in oakland, emily turner, kpix 5. all right, emily thank you. for now here on kpix 5 we will go back to "cbs this morning"
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's time to bring you some of the stories we call "talk of the table." anthony is up first. >> i'm up first. you know how we talk ago musicians getting a grans cha play? patrick bleachers during the team's home opener. he's filling ingfor longtime dr john adams who is recovering from surgery.
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in a zoom interview, carney told me he reached out to the indians and offered to fill in for adams. >> as a longtime indians fan what does it mean for you to be out there in the bleachers banging on a drum? >> to be in a position to get on a plane, fly out and fill in for the guy that's been doing it my entire life to show respect to him, that means a lot, you know. every single indians game i've ever been to, john's been in the bleachers. >> he had a great time, even though the indians lost the game 3-0. he also had black keys news if you're a fan. i sure am. he said the band is releases a new song april 15th which happens to be patrick's birthday. >> go patrick. >> i think he's overqualified. make i can play that drum. >> i asked him are you doing some different? he said i could but i'm a
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traditionalist. and a head line about them imploding -- >> that's a word? >> yeah. they imploded -- so, i'm talking about a preview of what we're doing next, how to be an adult. l.a. angels relief pitcher ty buckley said he's retiring from baseball. he's making this decision although he's only 28 years old. it confused a lot of people. here's what he said in a statement on instagram. he wrote, life is super simple. find your true passion, find people you love and don't give a damn what any person outside of those lines thinks. everyone is, you're good at baseball, you can make a lot of money. he goes, look, i'm not having fun doing this anymore. life is bigger than this. he's got other loves and passions. >> most of us don't feel that at 28. mine is about steph curry, the nba superstar showing
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solidarity with the asian community. he will auction out a pair of shoes he wore in the game. under the quote, under the heavens there is but one family. nice. curry is working in tandem with the bruce lee foundation. they designed the shoe together. the proceeds of the sneaker auction will go to the families of the eight people killed in the georgia spa shooting last month. six, as you know, were asian women. there's a lot about steph curry. >> those are good looking shoes. >> yeah, they are. switching gears. here's an interesting question what does it mean to be an adult? well, stanford university's former dean of freshman looks for the answer in her new book "your turn, how to be an adult." before we talked to her, we decided to ask some 20
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somethings what they think it means to be an adult. ♪ >> there's a stereotype around what adults do. you have a job. you have a family. you have a house, a kid. when i'm 21, i have none of those things, i'm a grown-up and i take care of myself as much as i can. to me, that's being an adult. >> i would say, once i moved out on my own, taking those steps, made sure i stayed on top of my bills and just making sure that i never had to rely on my parents anymore. >> i think i define success these days as being happy, or at least being content with myself and with my surroundings. and having the freedom to make the choices that i decide i need to make for myself. whatever that be. >> the steps that i took to get to where i am now, i don't know if i should call them steps, but like a slip and slide at one point, i felt like i was tumbling down the stairs. >> it feels like if i don't get that great job out of
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graduation. if i can't support myself, if i can't live on my own, if i can't do all of those things that adults are supposed to do, am i a failure? >> i think i have the idea of what it mean to be adult, what it means to be independent, what it means to be successful. and i'm realizing there is not a really clear line. >> there are no check boxes. it's just really understanding what is required of you to succeed in life or to survive and choosing to do it. >> and julie lythcott-haims who is also a cbs news contributor. julie, good morning. i'm 64 and i'm still trying to answer this question what it means to be an adult. we heard all of those young folks talking about what they think it means. how do you define it? >> first of all, those young people had it absolutely right. thank you for opening the segment with their voices, because it really is all about them. you know, the old definitions of adulting from the 18th and 19th and 20th century were finish school, get a job, leave home,
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marry and have kids. and those definitions don't fit our new reality. those definitions were gendered. they assumed everyone was hetero. today, we have more choice and more freedom. for example, millennials and old gen-zs, they're going to live to 100. what will hasn't changed is that humans still need to fend for themselves. pay their bills. but maybe you need to live at home today because the cost of living in your hometown is so expensive. you have high student loans that have outpaced salary and wages. ma maybe you're going to live with friends, your chosen fam. it doesn't matter who you live with, it matters how you live. are you showing up in that environment as an adult? are you taking care of bills? are you taking care of your mental health? are you taking care of people around you? >> you say it's not a check
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list. it's a process. what exactly do you mean? >> well, the five definitions of adulthood were very much a checklist of the past. today, we know it's a process. it's not about a lockstep plan or some perfect set of steps you have to adhere to. it's about a mind-set that says, hey, i'm going to try to figure stuff out, i want to be independent, i want to be self-reliant, but i'm learning. we have to reset our mind-set, carol wack at stanford, get out of that mind-set, with the mind-set from this is hard to high do hard things. when we bring a beginner's mind-set to the process of adulting, then we can lean into what we call the beautiful "f" words, failing, floundering, falling. these are life's greatest teachers. if we can accept that, feedback
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is the most important one. we can be humble in the face of these things, we can learn and that is the feedback. >> you call feedback in your book the ultimate growth hormone. you said we should change i suck do i haven't done this yet. you made a point of talking to all different kinds of adults. you seem to be going for inclusivity and diversity in this particular book, in a way i hadn't seen before. >> absolutely, gayle, as a black and biracial and queer person i am aware that all lives should matter. we should do the work to make sure that all lives do matter on the page. what i've done on the book is make sure my narrative is very inclusive of all humans, all backgrounds, rationally, gender, sexual orientation. i brought close to three dozen
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other humans into these pages to tell the story of what adulting looks like. i think in sharing the stories of so many different people, folks are going to learn, wow, there are folks from completely different walks of life who are nevertheless going the same thing as me. maya angelou said we're more like our friends than unlike. >> hey, julie, your last book was called how to raise an adult. it's for parents. i'm curious, would you advise parents listening to buy this book for their adults to-be, and if so, what do you hope the adults to-be get out of it? >> here's what i'm learning, when in fact our early readers have been parent/teen combos. the younger person, 18, 22-year-old is apparently saying, hey, mom, dad, parent, i want to talk to you about what's on page so-and-so. it's an opportunity to push the
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door open for clearer communication, authentic communication which i think is fantastic. for parents, read this and be humble. take an interest in what young adult children might be want to tell you, okay. >> julie lythcott-haims, thanks so much. the book is
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♪ in our series "unifying america," we are recognizing people who are trying to right injustices and bring communities together. we like the thought of that. in the airline industry, less than 6% of all pilots and flight engineers in this country are women. less than 10% are black, asian, hispanic on latino. first on "cbs this morning," united airlines is the only u.s. airlines to own a flight school. it's announcing its new plan to train 5,000 pilots by 2030. at least half of them would be women or people of color. errol barnett has the story. >> reporter: two decades ago, near runways like these, a texas girl was discovering her love of aviation. >> my grandmother would take my sisters and i to the airport to watch the airplanes take off and
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land. >> reporter: a 6-year-old tahchiona smith was hooked. >> we could spell the jet fuel for a couple days and i love that smell today. >> reporter: you've been addicted to jet fuel since a kid? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: the 25-year-old smith is on a life long quest to been an airline pilot. flight training costs an average of $100,000. so, over the years smith earned several scholarships through nonprofit organizations. she clearly remembers the first time an instructor handed over the controls. >> once i started turning left and right, i was like, this is what i'm going to do. >> reporter: she's following the flight path of people like maryann sheaffer. a united airlines pilot. >> i believe it's related to the thrill of taking off and controlling the airplane and landing. it really is just a feeling of
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empowerment. >> reporter: but both smith and shaeffer would like to see more in the flight deck. only 7% of pilots are women, one of the highest in industry. 13% of its pilots are people are color. >> they simply don't have the access or opportunity. >> reporter: in an exclusive interview with cbs news, united president scott kirby is excited. >> we're excited to announce the structure makeup of our pilots. >> reporter: the academy plans to enroll 5,000 new pilots by the decade's end with the benchmark half are women or minorities. scholarships can applied for separately. >> you need to have the resources, what we're really doing is opening ourselves up a huge pool. untapped talent and give them opportunities to create those kind of wonderful careers. >> reporter: smith and aviation
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program recently took the flight deck with captain sheaffer. >> i'm so enthusiastic when i see young people coming into the business and sharing some of the love of flying that i've had along the way. >> when i see other female pilots like captain sheaffer it makes me excited to know and see one day i can become a professional pilot. >> reporter: and smith wants to make sure that younger women see her as an example of what's possible. >> stay dedicated, no matter how many nos you get, there's always that one yes. >> reporter: fueled the aviation girl's dreams. errol barnett. >> i like that tahchiona smith, no matter how many nos, you get a yes. you know at 6 years old what you want to do. good on you.
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♪ before we go, a special videoessa m that tyler perry just sent me. he sent it to me because i begged him to do so. i was talking to him last week. he was saying this weekend he was going to offer covid vaccinations to everybody that works at tyler perry studios this past weekend. this is how it went. ♪ >> good morning, gayle. we're at tyler perry studios for the first vaccine event. pretty successful.
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i'm glad that at least 55% of my crew are getting it. so we set it up, we get a cheer and everything, people are excited to have it. it's my hope that people will will just get out and get the vaccine and know that i have it and other members of my staff have it. we have no issues no problems. i've had it since january. that's my hope. god bless you guys. thank you. >> no, thank you, tyler perry. remember, we did stories on his very strict covid protocol. >> that's right. >> where he had everybody quarantined before they started shooting and daily covid testing. he's taking it very seriously the reason he wanted to offer this is because there's great hesitancy in the black community. 55%. i think he was disappointed by the turnout but he knows this is just the start. it's so important to get the message out. all of us know. you have peace of mind having it and you just stick to science. and the story we had earlier,
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his mom is in the hospital he's not sure he's getting the vaccine. >> like chris rock told you, you don't know what's in your fast food. >> just know when you have ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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