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all day. >> cbs this morning is up next. have a wonderful tuesday. good morning to our viewers in the west. welcome to "cbs this morning." the surge in new covid cases. leads to the first vaccine mandate by a federal agency. how it could set a precedent. plus, the potential precedent on openings. police officers testify on capitol hill about being attacked by a pro trump mob on january 6th. we'll ask republican congresswoman liz cheney why she's defying gop leadership to participate in the investigation. breaking news from the olympics, a stunning setback for
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simone biles. she's out of team competition. we'll have details. with the olympics in full swing, tokyo sets a record of new covid cases. here is today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> too many people have chosen to live with this virus. >> show proof of vaccination or get tested every single week. >> new vaccine mandates for hundreds of thousands of workers in california, new york city, and the d 8. >> the congressional investigation into the riot on the capitol gets under way. >> we're getting to the worst thing since the war of 1812. >> winds and lightning for crews battling the fires. >> britney spears lawyer is working to remove her father as conservator of the estate. >> former california senator
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barbara boxer recovering after assaulted and robbed in oakland. a suspect reportedly stole her cell phone. >> out to right field. >> and all that matters. >> the guest host of jeopardy, lavar burton. >> the latest celebrity to step behind the famous podium. >> more than a quarter of a million people signed the petition to get him on the show. >> as a long-time viewer of the show i am thrilled. >> on "cbs this morning." >> lydia jacoby is putting on the surge of her career and lydia jacoby is going to win gold for the united states. >> lydia jacoby shocked the world winning gold in the 100 meter breaststroke. >> the 17-year-old is the first olympic swimmer from alaska and the viewing party back home went wild. look at those kids.
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>> not exactly your hot bed of swimming, alaska. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by progressive making it easy to bundle insurance. >> i saw lydia jacoby's parents, too. mom had the ipad, she was standing in the crowd. ng. >> no. >> that's what makes it so exciting. she's showing us how you do it. welcome to "cbs this morning." we're going to begin with the intensifying effort to fight the disturbing surge in new covid cases especially among those who have not been vaccinated. the department of veterans affairs has said it will require most of the workers to be vaccinated. workers who deal directly with patients have eight weeks to get fully vaccinated or this he could lose their jobs. nancy cordes is at the white house with more on this story. nancy, good morning to us. is this a sign of things to come, do you think? >> reporter: it sure sounds like it, gayle. it is a surprise. the biden administration has
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been so skittish about the idea of a federal vaccine mandate, but now with covid cases rising again, the va is doing just that, as are california and new york city, creating a model for other states and cities and agenci integrated health care system with more than 1300 medical centers and clinics serving more than 9 million veterans. now all medical personnel who work in or even visit va facilities must get their shots by mid september. >> veteran affairs is going to in fact require that all docs working in facilities are going to have to be vaccinated. >> reporter: the new mandate issued the same day that nearly 60 medical associations called on all health care facilities to require that workers get vaccinated, to reduce the harmful toll this virus is taking within the work force. >> this is about keeping people safe. >> new york city's new mandate requires all city workers prove they're vaccinated or take
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weekly covid tests starting september 13th. the same will go for california state workers and those who work in health care, homeless shelters, jails and other high risk settings. >> individual's choice not to get vaccinated is now impacting the rest of us. >> reporter: the va move was a turn around. just last week the white house was insisting national mandates aren't the answer. >> that's not the role of the federal government. >> reporter: nationwide new covid cases increased more than 20% in the past week due to the more contagious delta variant. still, just 51% of americans believe employers should require vaccines. within hours of new york city's announcement the firefighters union was already pushing back. >> and this union will stand against and fight any mandate to vaccinate new york city firefighters against their wills. >> justice department attorneys released their opinion yesterday that federal law doesn't prevent public agencies or private
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businesses from mandating vaccines. and in fact public vaccine mandates are nothing new. the first one took place in the early 1900s during the small pox epidemic. >> nancy, thank you. now to florida which is reporting one in five of the nation's new covid cases. only 48% of the state's population has gotten both shots and amid the spread of misinformation. this is slightly below the national average on vaccinations. we're joined from jacksonville. manny, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anthony. a the -- at one point, they had only 14 covid positive patients. now there are 178. more than 90% of them are unvaccinated. for the staff here it's not necessarily reliving the worst of the pandemic because this is the highest number of covid-19
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patients they have seen since it started. >> my wife and me had been together for 31 years. >> 62-year-old curtis sanderland lost his wife joy from covid-19. now he's fighting for his life at this jacksonville hospital. >> how are you feeling right now as far as your ability to breathe and what this virus has done to you? >> it goes -- my breathing goes -- it comes and goes. >> reporter: but the grief remains. sanderland who struggled to get through the interview is not vaccinated but interestingly, neither are about half the staff at the health system where he's being treated says chad neilson at the university of florida health. >> people frequently ask, why aren't more of your staff vaccinated? we say they'll still part of the general population, they consume the same news, they
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consume the same social media as others. they're that susceptible to the misinformation. >> reporter: yes, the unvaccinated are in covid's cross hairs but the impacts can reach beyond. >> it's been said this is a pandemic of the unvaccinated but here for ocedurthat areul affects everybody. >> absolutely. our hospital is filling with unvaccinated covid patients. what's going to happen is it keeps other patients from receiving care. >> reporter: many who end up at the hospital regret not getting the shot says nurse zoey cinist. >> we have a patient who says he would like to get the vaccine now. >> reporter: as for curtis sanderland. >> given what you've gone through, would you get the vaccine now? >> yes, sir. >> you would get it now? >> no doubt about it. >> what's your message for people who haven't gotten it? >> take it. take it. take it. do the right thing. >> reporter: doctors here fear they may not see the peak of this surge until september.
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last month when the state's positivity rate for new cases fell below 5%, the state of florida stopped issuing daily reports of cases and deaths instead going to weekly ones, but now with that positivity rate at 15%, some critics say those daily reports need to come back to help better track the spread. jericka? >> manny, thank you. breaking overnight, the olympics host city of tokyo reported its highest ever daily number of new coronavirus cases. the confirmed total of more than 2800 new cases surpasses a previous record set back in january. japan's prime minister is out with new advice for sports fans who have been gathering to watch the games. lucy craft is in tokyo. >> the city of tokyo has asked hospitals to add hundreds of beds and postpone surgeries to meet the surge in covid cases. only about 1/4 of japan's
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population is vaccinated. prime minister suga is urging people to stay home. avoid unnecessary trips. there's a crowd of people lined up to take their pictures at the olympic rings so that message staying home may not resonate with many citizens. the prime minister has insisted, however, that the surge in cases is not a problem for the games. doctors, of course, say the games are partly to blame for the surge. for "cbs this morning," lucy craft, tokyo. >> everybody wants to get that picture. simone biles dropped out of team competition after one vault, will play no further part in the event due to a medical issue. we have this heartbreaking news. jamie, good morning. what happened to simone? >> reporter: good morning, a shocking turn of events for the gymnastics star, simone biles. she pulled out of the team competition. we know she completed one vault, huddled with a trainer, left the
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floor, then came back. in a statement the team says it is due to a medical issue. >> she's putting o career. lydia jacoby is going to win gold for the united states. >> the shock on her face said it all, the win in the 100 meter breast stroke was maybe as unexpected as the journey to get to stotokyo. she's the first olympic swimmer from alaska. there's only one olympic size pool in the entire state. back in her hometown, fans were jumping out of their seats, cheering her historic swim, her parents could barely contain the joy of the win. >> i don't think anyone knows what she's going through now, it is unheard of. >> former bronze medallist jessica hardy has known the family for years, even visited them in alaska five years ago.
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>> i am definitely having a hard time holding back tears every time thinking about her. >> so sweet. sounds like the two of you have a special bond. can you tell me about the pink goggles? >> i sent her a pair of goggles to thank her showing me around alaska. saw a picture of her three years later racing in those. you need a new pair if racing in the same ones. i saw her in may, gave her a new pair. i am honored she has chosen to wear those. >> jacoby wasn't the only one to upset her favorite opponent. the russian team, dethroned champion ryan murray finished with a bronze. first time an american man didn't take home gold in a back stroke event since 1992. and tennis, gold medal favorite, naomi osaka, eliminated from the games in her third round match in straight sets to 42nd ranked player from the czech republic.
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a stunning turn of events for osaka who lit the olympic cauldron. during the opening ceremony. >> reporter: these olympics marked by new sports like skateboarding aev gold medal ins surfing. another sign, guys, that team u.s.a. could be riding the wave to a strong olympics performance. anthony? >> that's really exciting. it's tough for naomi osaka. i'm sorry to see that happen. >> i am, too. >> a heck of a celebration in alaska. >> let's celebrate lydia. there's only one olympic sized pool in the whole state and she wins. >> i'm actually surprised there's one. jamie yuccas reporting for us. on capitol hill, a new select committee on the january 6th attack is holding its first public hearing. witnesses include officers who were on the front line.
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under attack from a pro-trump mob. nicole killian is with us. >> reporter: the hearing is under way. among the first to speak, republican congresswoman liz cheney. here's a portion of her remarks. >> if those responsible are not held accountable and if congress does not act responsibly, this will remain a cancer on our constitutional republic. undermining peaceful transfer of power at the heart of our democratic system. >> reporter: today's focus is on officers that have spoken publicly. this is the first time we hear from them collectively. committee members think they're a representative sample what police experienced january 6th and hope their testimony will counter attempts to try to whitewash what happened.
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>> reporter: this morning raw unfiltered testimony is expected about the brutal battle to defend the capitol january 6th. >> i was tortured. i was beaten. i was, you know, struck with a taser numerous times at the base of my skull and i posed no threat. >> metropolitan police officer michael fanone is among the four officers testifying. as the house select committee conve convenes its first hearing investigating the attack. >> it's really an important opportunity to remind everybody about the necessity of accountability for what happened. >> wyoming republican liz cheney is one of only two republicans on the panel mocked by the head of her own party for serving. >> who is that, adam and liz? aren't they kind of like pelosi republicans? >> reporter: the war of words
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spiralled after pelosi rejected two of mccarthy's five picks to serve on the panel. but he pulled all of them. and pelosi appointed adam kinzinger instead. >> kevin decides they want to punish liz cheney and i forgetting to the bottom, telling the truth, probably says more about them than us. >> reporter: as the select committee moves forward, some republicans want to change the narrative. >> they all attack president trump like he did when he left office and they still impeached him, same old thing. >> reporter: this comes against the backdrop of next year's midterms. the committee hasn't said how long the probe will last, but will follow the facts wherever they may lead, even if it means calling republican leader mccarthy or possibly former president trump who has blasted the panel as fake and highly partisan. >> thank you, nicole.
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next hour, congresswoman liz cheney joins us to discuss her plans for the investigation and push back from her own party. the biden administration is resuming a policy that fast tracks some deportations at the u.s. boarder. expedited removal allows officials to remove some families if it's determined they have no reason to be in the country. dhs is working to improve migrant processing at points of entry. the border patrol says more than 55,000 families were caught crossing the southern border in june. about 11,000 more than in may. authorities have reached a major milestone in the surfside investigation in florida. they've identified the last victim of that condominium collapse. her name, 54-year-old estelle hidaya. she was the only person still listed as missing in the four week search. this brings the final death toll to 98. the site where the condo stood
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has been mostly cleared of the debris. officials will continue to look for additional evidence and items. mike enzy has died. the conservative republican's death follows a bicycle accident near his home in gillette, wyoming. enzi served four terms in the senate until january. he was known as a fierce advocate for the oil and gas industries and for favoring compromise over confrontation. mike enzi was 77. ahead and only on cbs news today, we'll talk to u.s. climate envoy, that's john kerry, about this summer's weather disasters and the fight against climate change. first, it is 7:18.
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skype. >> we're glad to see you in person too, john. >> absolutely. you say these things have to happen for the schools to reopen safely, but how likely is it to keep children social distanced, keep those masks on, and have the proper ventilation that you're talking about? >> there are a few things that we've learned in the past year. one is that keeping schools open for in-person learning is enormously important. so our kids can learn, so our economy can grow, so that we can not exacerbate what are huge inequalities in our society and that it's possible to do that. we can't under estimate this virus, especially the delta variant which is highly infectious, but with a layered approach it is possible to open schools and keep kids safe. >> we've seen a number of people talking about the requirements, whether it's the health care industry. do you think teachers should be required to be vaccinated to keep these children safe? >> i think we're going to see more and more groups being mandated to be vaccinated and also sadly as the delta variant
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drives a big increase in cases in the u.s. it's going to get -- we're going to see a lot more cases. i think you're going to see more people being willing to be society. there are a lot of inequalities in schools. a lot are over crowded, can't afford the updated ventilation systems. what can you do? >> vaccinate everyone. second is masks. it's painful to see the states that are banning mask mandates in schools because that's going to cost lives and that's going to cost our kids learning. but you can also make sure that you're finding cases quickly when they occur and then taking actions so they don't spread widely in the schools. for those few students and teachers who may have underlying health conditions that are quite severe, dialysis patients and others, you have an alternate
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plan. >> do you think that means that all children should wear masks even the ones -- even the little guys? >> at a certain age kids can't adhere to wearing a mask. any kid that can, should. the more of a habit, people get used to it and do it. what we know is we have the tools to stop covid with masks and vaccination in particular. it's painful for me as a physician to see we're not using them. if we did use them much more effectively, we'd save more lives and get our kids back to school and staying in school this fall. >> what about sports? a lot of the outbreaks have occurred at sporting events. >> there are things that need to be held off. choirs where places where it's spreading. you have to think about vaccination and some activities need to be modified when there's a lot of covid in the community. that's why it's up to us to learn about covid so our kids
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learn safely, our hospitals won't get overwhelmed and get our economy moving. >> what's your message? we've said it over and over. you're turning a shade of blue, tom, because you say the delta variant is like nothing we've seen before. it's more deadly. only the unvaccinated people are getting sick. how do we get this message across without being judging and condemning? >> please don't under estimate this virus. that could cost you or someone you love their life. >> dr. tom frieden, thank you very much. we appreciate it. great to see you again. coming up on our eye on earth series, we sit down with the u.s. climate envoy john kerry. why he says flooding disasters add new urgency to the climate battle, as if we needed more. you can get more of the news by subscribing to ""cbs this morning"" podcast. we'll be right back.
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this is an interview you'll see only on cbs news. >> reporter: wildfires raging across the west. canada. even siberia. deadly floods sweeping through europe. and china and heat waves hitting the u.s. >> this is a direct impact of the climate crisis. >> reporter: john kerry told us these are everyday signs of the devastation unleashed by climate change. >> do you feel there is a new sense of urgency internationally to do something faster against climate change? >> i think there's a growing sense of urgency but i don't think it's quite at the peak level it needs to be on a coordinated basis around the planet. there's an enormous amount we have to do. >> reporter: we're on a tight deadline. kerry has been traveling around the world calling on countries to do more to cut planet warming
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greenhouse gas emissions coming from power plants, transportation and industries. >> we've got to reduce emissions significantly enough between 2020 and 2030 that we are able to keep alive t temrature rise >> reporter: under the 2015 paris climate treaty, nearly 190 countries committed to limit global warming to 3 degrees fahrenheit this century but the u.n. says the world is already around 2 degrees hotter than pre-industrial levels contributing to melting ice, rising sea levels and dryer droughts around the world. in the u.s., the world's second largest emit ter, a clean energy standard and phasing out fossil fuel subsidies have faced opposition by many republican lawmakers who say the measures would kill jobs. kerry disagrees. >> jobs of a different kind will be available. >> reporter: how can the u.s.
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continue to be a world leader on climate change if president biden won't be able to get the main parts of the agenda passed? >> oh, i think the president will get climate done. >> reporter: wil>> repig lik ts will be increasingly hard to ignore. >> we have a window of opportunity to win this battle and so young people are now asking the adults to behave like adults and get it done. >> reporter: you have children and grandchildren. >> yeah. >> reporter: we saw the video of your granddaughter sitting on your lap as you signed the paris climate agreement in 2016. should they be worried? >> i don't want them to be worried. i'm confident we'll get to a net zero carbon economy. i'm worried we won't get there in time. this is a race against time and our own indifference and
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>> this does not mean she is out of the individual competitions at least yet. >> this comes, guys, the day after she said she feels the weight of the whole world. so imagine how she's feeling today. >> high drama. i hope she's okay. >> yes, of course. >> i hope she's still going to be able to compete later on. we're cheering her on. we love simone biles. >> walking off with the team fr trainer and team doctor is no good. >> fascinating news from the olympics. >> please. >> a track star at northern arizona university. his name isuisrialda. he qualified for the olympics to represent guatemala. he soon realized getting to tokyo would be tough. he's a daca recipient.
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normally daca recipients who leave the u.s. are not permitted to return. he spent the last several weeks petitioning the u.s. government and yesterday he received word that he can travel to tokyo. he's got -- >> oh. >> -- what's called an advanced re-entry document. he can leave the country to compete. >> that's good. >> 5,000 meter. >> yes. >> 30 seconds faster than the next person. >> i know. i know. >> impressive. >> he also helped northern arizona to three ncaa cross-country championships in four years. >> he's a big deal. you know, i'm cheering team u.s.a. always, but there's been so much high drama over so many events. did y'all see the diving competition yesterday? >> no. >> oh, my god, great britain and china. it was a nail biter. i love the story hindalyn diaz, the philippine's first ever gold medal in 100 years of trying.
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>> i know. these are the really wonderful stories. >> they really are. >> it's always disappointing to see naomi osaka lose. >> other stories. >> 100 years philippines have been trying to get to the top spot and they made it. >> isn't it cool? we talked about lavar burton. we've been talking about him all year long especially when you're sitting here at the table. his fans are over the moon. he made his debut on jeopardy last night. check it out. >> as a long-time viewer of the show i am thrilled to be here. >> real thrilled. he told us, he told you, gayle, he told me, anthony,er reek ka -- >> i want this job. >> i really want the job. jeopardy announced he will get the gig in april after 250,000 fans signed a petition. his fans are hoping he becomes a permanent fixture on jeopardy. for now he's behind the lectern
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as friday. >> everybody who hosted said they were nervous. i'm watching. >> everybody says. >> i didn't realize how difficult it is. you really have to be on your game. >> yeah. >> knowing who to call on.s answerit. >> we all thought vlad would be -- >> nominate vlad. >> give vlad a chance. >> they've been hearing y'all for six months. they haven't called me. >> no one listens to us. >> we're very happy levar got a crack. >> mike richards, call me. all right. would you be willing to dish out $200 for fries? >> no. >> no. >> that's what a chef in new york city is charging for this. the fries are sprinkled with edible gold and seasoned with truffle oil. if that's not -- >> that is pretty. >> they're served on a crystal
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good morning. it's 7:56. starting tomorrow, san francisco will require all new city employees to be vaccinated before they can start their jobs. proof of vaccinate is necessary unless a new hire can show a medical or religious exemption. supervisors will look at a sale of vaping products. its been in effect for about two years. changes su allowing ook at cannabis products for vaping use. a fire is 23% tperatus and wis are threatening to
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restart embers. chp and emergency crews working on a traffic alert. it's near midspan. the crash involved four vehicles and look at all that back up almost to 880. use the san mateo bridge. a lot of folks may do that. it looks like traffic is getting backed up. the tow truck is stuck, trying to get over to that trouble spot. the high definition doppler is on and still seeing a good amount of lightning off the coast. well organized line of rain. it's the band of showers down here to the south, now working off to the coast of the peninsula. it doesn't look like like we will get that rain here in the bay area. it'll stay cloudy through about one and then clear the
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♪ it's tuesday, july 27, 2021. anthony mason, gale king, we're all here. tony's on baby leave. we're getting new testimony on capitol hill about the insurrection on january 6th. >> olympian ashley johnson is one of the best water polo players in the world and the first black member of the u.s. women's team. she shows her skills in the pool. plus meet a group of very young talented people who started their own record label while still in high school. but first here's today's eye
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opener at 8:00. >> intensifying efforts to beat >> atne l mon the university of florida health system in jacksonville had only 14 covid-positive patients. now there are 178. >> new select committee on the january 6th attack, is holding its first hearing. witnesses include law enforcement officers. a shocking turn of events for u.s.a. gymnastics star, simone biles. in a statement, the team says it's due to a medical issue. >> this fencer from argentina isn't leaving tokyo with any medals butted is leavic with a ring.
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following her loss, her coach of 17 years asked her to marry him. >> 17 years. >> he wanted to be sure. >> that's some of the best news we've seen out of tokyo. not so good where team u.s.a. gymnast, simone biles, is out of the team competition. the reason is not clear but she was reportedly seen with a team doctor. she is not out of the individual competition, at least not yet. the statement said simone has withdrawn from the final competition due to a medical issue, she will be assessed daily to determine medical clearance for future competitions. but obviously heartbreaking for team u.s.a. and simone biles herself. >> we're worried about her and hope she can continue with the individual competition.
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we're certainly pulling for her. it's been clear to us she's been feeling the pressure. >> that statement, i feel the weight of the world. it's crushing to hear her say that. >> and not to have her parents in the stands for the first time. turning now to the pandemic. president biden says americans with long covid can apply for federal disability resources and have access to federal disability protection. the president's announcement highlights new joint guidance from the health and human services. it clarified it can be a disability under antidiscrimination laws. anna warner has been covering this for some time. good morning to you. so, how will this help the covid long hallers right now? >> good morning, gale. as you know, we've heard from many of the long covid patients that have said they've had trouble getting recognition from
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employers, insurance companies saying yes, you do have a disability. a lot of the problem is the symptoms are so vague. experts we spoke to said this i yes, we're putting everybody on notice that long covid can be a disability. that's a message to employers and insurance companies. this spells out some of the symptoms, brain fog, fatigue. it gives everybody a sense, yes, it can be a real disability. does that mean everybody is automatically covered? not necessarily. these patients still have to be evaluated by their doctors, still have to qualify, have to have the right symptomology. yes, they have access to federal resources and yes, this can be a disability. an importantov ire thank you. the first public hearing by
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a house committee investigating the january 6th insurrection is underway right now. the committee, established during a largely party line , investigating who and what led to the deadly attack on the capitol. this morning four police officers are recounting their experiences from that day. the committee has seven democrats and two republicans appointed by house speaker, nancy pelosi. and pelosi rejected two of republican choices and he pulled five. liz cheney was one of 10 house republicans who voted to impeach former president trump after the attack. why are you defying the gop leadership to participate in this investigation? >> look, i think some things must be above politics. getting to the bottom of what happened on january 6th, making
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sure the american people have all the details of what led to that attack and happened on that day, doing everything we need to preserve and protect theconsont to insure that kind of attack never happens again and make sure people are held accountable. i believe my duty and oath to the competition is very clear and i think we all have to play a role in making sure it doesn't happen again. >> it's technically bipartisan but a lot of your gop members didn't want this to happen. does this feel surreal that a mob attacks the capitol and a large part of people don't want to investigate this? >> it feels sad, angany. you look at what many, almost all of my colleagues said about this attack in the days just after, it was clear they all
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understood then what had happened, the consequences, they understood how grave it was, that we had had an attack on the capitol while we were counting electoral votes. they understand how itant it was no help came, the president did not send help while the attack was underway. those were things everybody understood and said publicly in the days after the attack. what, to me, is sad is how many's views have changed and how many are now playing politics with the most serious attack on our capitol since 1814. >> they do seem to have selected amnesia. why do you think that is? >> you know, you'd have to ask them, gale. i just think that it is not worthy of these offices we hold. when you're elected to office, when you take the oath, your obligation and responsibility, above all else, is to protect the constitution. which people putting politics ahead of that
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is, to me, a dangerous sign for the nation. and it's something that -- those of us that recognize and understand it's wrong need to stand up and make sure we do our duty. >> is it personally painful for you and hard to do your job when so many people in your own party are working so publicly against you? >> no, look, i don't think about it that way. i think about the four brave heroes we're going to see this morning, for example. the video we're going to see that demonstrates what they did to protect us, to defend us, to defend our constitutional function. that's what i think about. and i think about my kids and the future and our duty to make sure we protect this republic and hand it to them. those are the things i think we all need to be focussed on and our individual obligation is above all else. >> some republicans want this focus to be on the democrats.
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in fact, one of your colleagues said that there were intelligence reports that the leadership of theapolic were aware of. what do you make of this blame almost being shifthink w nd to k at all of these issues. if you look at the report from the senate committee, that was bipartisan, it identified a number of intelligence failings on that day. and insuring this doesn't happen again means we have to look at both what happens, why the capitol was not defended and protected with the resources it should have been. but at the end of the day, we had a mob attempt to invade the capitol, did invade the capitol in an attempt to stop us from counting electoral votes. the idea we can look away from that or white wash it is really disgraceful in my view. >> you've been attacked by your own party. dol have a rca party d you a
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and have you or are you considering challenging, perhaps, former president trump for the presidential nomination? >> you know, i am a conservative republican. first time i voted was in 1984 for ronald reagan. i believe this nation needs a strong republican party. we need two strong parties. we need a republican party that can win based on ideas and substance. but we cannot be a party that embraces insurrection or the big lies. we have to tell our votethers truth and we have to stand for principals and substance and engage in the battle that way. the partisan attacks that are coming right now, they're childish and they really do reflect a lack of, eeth arlack of understanding or an attempt to cover up what happened that day and why it's so important for us to get to the bottom of it.si a run for
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thesiself? >> i'm very focussed right now, anthony, on the task we have ahead of us, which is making sure something like january 6th never happens again, telling the american people the truth ahold responsible. >> are some of your colleagues telling you things different than they are behind closed doors? >> yes -- >> like what? >> people who recognize and understand, people who say thank you for what you're doing. people who, during the impeachment vote, for example, said they were concerned about their own security. we've seen that all along. we're in a really unprecedented moment in american politics. i think the american people really need to think about that. think about what it means that members of congress feel they can't vote the way their conscience dictates because they're worried about violence.
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that's something we haven't seen, certainly since the civil war in this nation. this is an unprecedented moment. >> don'tia want to say come on, men and women, put on your big boy pants and tell the truth, instead of leaving you by yourself? >> the numbers of people who will stand up for the truth, i wish there were more, but it doesn't effect the rightness of doing this and it doesn't effect my duty. and i do think it's very important. it's important for voters, as they're watching this unfold, to think of the kind of representation they want and to think of the gravity of the issues this country's facing and having leaders who will rise to that challenge and leaders who will deal with these issues seriously. >> congresswoman,
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sleep disruptions are a problem. there is an increase in sleep problems since the pandemic started. a sleep specialist, we like that, michael bruce joins us to discuss. michael, you remember in the very beginning, this pandemic changed everything upside down. people couldn't remember what day of the week it was.
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things all seemed to run together. why are we seeing an increase in sleep problems now? >> you know, it's interesting. so first of all, always happy to see you, gayle. it's interesting to see what's going on these days. one of the things we know now is people are off schedule quite a bit since the pandemic not having to go to work on time and things like that. that's really shifted a circadian rhythm. the other big thing is people aren't moving a lot. sleep is recovery. if we want to recover, we have to recover from some thing and if we're not moving around a lot, that could be a problem as well. also, we've seen a dramatic increase in both caffeine consumption as well as alcohol consumption both of which have dramatic effects on our sleep. it's not particularly surprising that we' s difficulties. the good news is we know what those difficulties are and we have some ideas in how to fix them. >> so what should we do,
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michael? i tried melatonin, didn't work, didn't help. what can we do? >> so first of all, let's talk about melatonin for a quick second. melatonin is not a sleeping pill. it's something that changes your circadian rhythms. great for jet lag but not necessarily for what we're talking about here. one of the first things i tell people to do is stick to a solid sleep schedule. if you don't know what a good sleep schedule is for you go to prono quiz.com. you can learn what your sleep schedule needs to be. the second thing is be active. 20 minutes a day you can walk around, get outside, get some sunshine. it's going to help you out. another is stopping caffeine by 2 p.m. a lot of people say oh, my gosh, i don't know if i can handle that. you want to slow down your caffeine by 2 because it has a six to eight hour half-life and could be affecting you later on. with alcohol there's a big
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difference between going to sleep and passing out, right? >> yes. >> you want to avoid the passing out. stop alcohol about three hours before bed. if you follow these four rules, i can almost guarantee you you're going to snap your sleep right back into shape. >> michael bruise, thank you so much.
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good morning. it's 8:25. oakland police launching an investigation this morning after former united states senator barbara boxer was robbed and assaulted. it happened in the middle of the day yesterday on 3rd and harrison. the mayor of antioch is revealing a new city wide crime prevention package. the plan would focus on getting at risk kids off the street. people in san francisco will have to show an id and vaccine card to drink inside a majority of the city's bars. that's the word from the alliance that represents 300 bars. as we look at the roadways good news to report. all lanes now open on the
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dunbarton. this was after a four car crash. still a very slow travel time. 26 minutes teen 880 and marsh road. if you want to stick with the san mateo bridge may still be a better choice. the bridge looking busy right now. live look. you can see the westbound commute staked up as you head toward 88o. westbound 80 still busy from highway 4 to the maze. lot going on. lightning off the coast. rain off the coast. we will watch that light band of showers working up the peninsula. it doesn't look like we should see anything fall in the bay area. there is still a chance. we will have the clouds around through the afternoon and we could see a stray shower and marine layer. temperatures out there right now from 56 in santa rosa to 67 livermore. we will see daytime highs to the mid-90s inland. as we look at daytime highs for the rest of the bay area we will top out is your family ready for an emergency?
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time for talk of the table. anthony's up first. >> i want to start us off with a story about a former viral video star you may remember ayes ayessa leal. she landed this unbelievable heel flip while dressed in a fairy princess outfit. she dished the costume. the brazilian skater just won a silver medal at the tokyo olympics at 1rs old. a dazzling performance impressing the crowd
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in japan and beyond. she is now among the youngest silver medalists in olympic history. >> nice. >> gold went to mimoji nishiya who is also 13 years old. >> the thought of a medalist in braces. >> kind of cool. >> amazing. >> i noticed the braces, too. >> your turn. >> i'm up next. we all like to dance here at the table. >> i love this story. >> i know you love music. i've got something that will get you in the mood to move this tuesday. check this out. a comedy group called improv everywhere was on a mission to surprise people with an unexpected dance party on the streets of new york. how did they do that? they placed it that read stand here for a dance party. great, right? i mean, i can't even get to the story. looking at the story. bottom line is people stood there. this group came, started dancing. some new yorkers and tourists
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followed directions as you can see. that's when they were suddenly surrounded by 100 people at the scene including professional dancers, part of a dance crew, a 1980s boom box. they looked like they had so i >> this is also part of a collaboration with the museum of the city of new york and their exhibition new york, new music from 1980 to 1986. >> look at the people's faces though. >> i know. >> you cannot be unhappy when you're dancing, singing, ski skipping. >> they did it several times. each time everybody would clear and they moved the decal a little bit. somebody would wander over and look at it. okay, i'll stand on it. that's when the guy with the boom box shows up and everything breaks out. >> i love that. i'd like to find that. >> me, too. mine is the wait. it's finally over. you should have seen anthony mason. how much longer do we have to wait? wait no longer.
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popeye's rolling out its chicken nuggets today. the fast food chain claims their chicken nuggets -- doesn't he look like a chicken nugget guy? yeah, he does. this is how they're described. listen closely. seasoned chicken, hand battered and breaded in buttermilk and fried until they're crispy, golden brown. are you drooling? i know you are. we got our hands on them before they hit the menu. popeyes was kind enough to drop off what they called a vault of their nuggets. >> a vault. >> it was a vault. i'm a fan. i've waited in line to get the sandwich. i went to five different locations. popeye's says it's prepared to keep up with the demand after a flock of customers gobbled up that popular sandwich when it made its debut. the sandwh t weeks. so here's for you, anthony. six different sauces. hot barbecue, blackened ranch, sweet heat sauce, must starred,
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bayou. >> the sweet heat with the ranch but i prefer the popeye's popcorn shrimp. >> i'm teasing anthony. just before we go on air he said he's never had popeye's. i almost called security. thought we had a crazy man in the building. now you can get the nuggets. >> i can. >> you're welcome. starting today. >> the vault. >> those are gone. >> i should note, we have not been compensated in any way other than -- >> yes, no, i am not a paid spokesperson. i just like popeye's. >> not yet. >> no,er reek ka, no. i'm not trying to get that job. i just like it. who's next? >> we've got a different nugget that we were talking about. switching back to the olympics now. introducing you to one of the stars of team u.s.a. water polo goalkeeper ashleigh johnson. she's already a gold medal winner from rio. she's a champion of overcoming racial barriers in water-related
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sports. a report found 64% of african-american children have no or a low swimming ability putting them at a higher risk of drowning. that's compared to 42% of white children. experts say one is america's history of banning black people from public pools and beaches.e and joins us again from tokyo. i can't wait to see the story. it's better to see you out there in the water with ashleigh. >> reporter: i'm still tired, jericka, as a matter of fact, from my time in the pool with ashleigh. she said she's sometimes overwhelmed by her role as the only african-american woman to make the u.s. olympic water polo team. she's inspired by the stories of young african-american children getting involved. that goes both ways and it keeps her motivated both in and out of the pool. >> nice to meet you. >> nice to meet you too.
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ea i've never met someone in th >> rorter: it mig b the best way to meet an olympic water polo star neck deep in her natural habitat. yeah, i'm treading. >> this is my rest. >> it is? >> you're not tired? >> no. >> oh, man. >> whew! >> reporter: but to really understand the athleticism of ashleigh johnson, you have to tread a mile in her swim cap. >> counting down the clock. >> in 2016 johnson helped lead the u.s. water polo's team to water polo. for most athletes, this would be their biggest accomplishment but not johnson. she also made history as the first african-american woman on the u.s. olympic water polo team. >> why do you think many african-americans don't participate in water polo. >> the biggest barrier to entry is the narrative that black people don't swim. that needs to go away. i heard so many times growing up
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that i didn't belong here and not always in that direct way but indirectly like oh, what are you doing here? like how do you get here? >> this is where i am 23 years ago when i bought a house with a pool. >> reporter: she got there by starting out here with her four siblings in the backyard pool at her mom's house in miami. >> the pool became a big thing to me because i had nightmares and -- of them all drowning so i thought i have to get them all to swim. i have to get them to learn to swim. >> reporter: when i go home and i get in the pool i'm like, this pool is so small and it seems so big when we were young. >> reporter: big but not big enough. by high school ashleigh was an all county honored swimmer. >> even though i hate swimming. >> reporter: how do you hate swimming? >> everyone hates swimming low i really love being a part of a team.
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working with group dynamics and swimming didn't give me any of that. >> reporter: how are you able to convince people in your life that you didn't want to swim but you wanted to play water polo? >> i had to deal with my swim coach in high school that if i won the 50 free in the state championship then i would never have to swim again. he was like, okay. thinking i wouldn't do it. >> first of all, the coaches know better. you just don't give ashleigh a goal like that. anything you tell her she can't do essentially she's going to do. >> just throw the ball out here. >> reporter: the fact that now her coach is team u.s.a.'s adam krikorian worked out. >> she's one of the best to ever play the game in her position. when she's dialed in, it's so intense. if you look deep into her eyes you can see the focus and the drive to be the best. >> no one wants to get balls tossed at them at 40 miles per hour. >> reporter: the balls come at you at 40 miles per hour? >> yeah. great. >> just remember, i need my face
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for work. >> reporter: that intensity is intimidating when you're face to face with her across the surface of the pool. ready? >> maybe. >> nice! >> reporter: but out of the pool that focus turns to something else entirely. >> i see me as ing a mirror for young girls and young boys to see themselves in. like know that there's someone up here who's different. representation is everything. if you can't see yourself at the highest level in your sport, achieving whatever goal you want to achieve, how can you visualize yourself getting there? >> reporter: now people can envision an african-american olympic gold medal winner in water poll low. >> yes, exactly. >> reporter: ashleigh and her teammates are closer. over the weekend they defeated the japanese by a score of 25-4 and then went on to best the chinese team 12-7. they still must face the hungarians and russians before
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hopefully advancing to the quarterfinals next tuesday. anthony? jami mie yuccas inot >> the pool's like 12 feet deep. >> she has to pick her whole those scoring -- the goals. so it's incredible what she does. >> gayle kept saying you mean she can't actually touch? >> i didn't realize until your story, jamie, that when they're standing in the goal that they're swimming and having to paddle the whole time. that is exhausting. so how were you able to stay up? you stayed up a pretty good while. >> reporter: well, i grew up in the land of 10,000 lakes, right? we started swimming very, very early on. i learned how to tread water when i was probably about 3 or 4 years old. i've been swimming a long time but that was probably the hardest thing i have ever done. i quickly got out of the pool when they said, cut, we're ready for the interview, i was out.
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>> jamie yuccas, in tokyo. a new program that helps high school students make music
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beats from the streets of philadelphia where a group of budding artists decided to start their own record label while still in high school. it's part of a new push by the city's school district to make arts education more practical. christina rafinni caught up with the high school friends who were about to release their latest single. >> reporter: they don't yet have the fame and the group doesn't actually have a name, but these philly teens do have a record label and a producer. 18-year-old caleb autry. >> i originally wanted to be an engineer but i realized quickly it wasn't for me. i knew i had a passion for music and i was scared to pursue it. >> reporter: that changed last february when his math and focused high school became the test site for the philadelphia school district's new music production program. from audio engineering to
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marketing and distribution, it teaches kids the business behind the beat. why is it important that this program teaches you not just how to make the record but the business part of the music industry as well? >> young artists going into the music industry today, they're often getting taken advantage of. that's something that i have a goal of changing and i feel like kids learning it in school is going to help with that. >> reporter: caleb grew up playing drums and piano but he gravitates towards producing. >> he's good. >> reporter: i can take him out of the room. >> he laid down loops and collaborated with other students on the lyrics and vocals. >> they put their heart in it and you can hear it on the track. >> heart can only take you so far. >> reporter: which is why the teacher who volunteers suggested they start their own label.
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they helped teach them how to merchandise their melodies. >> everything we're touching, designing is top to bottom car very students to car very alumn down to the t shirts and everything. they call the label, what else? carver records. >> i sent it out to people in the industry. i didn't say this is a high school. what do you think of this? >> reporter: yeah. >> he's like, can we sign them? >> well, they're in high school. he's like, we are definitely going to do this. >> reporter: they don't have a recording contract yet but by the end of summer they plan to release three singles and an album. >> reporter: does this change your trajectory? >> i feel like it opened my eyes to the possibility of the music business. >> reporter: it offered him a full scholarship to study at drexel university. >> reporter: what's the feeling you get when you hear this single finish? >> wow. all the hard work we put in, this all came together.
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>> reporter: maybe the same won't be too far off. for "cbs this morning," christina rafinni, california. >> now we want to know the name of that song. >> yes. the group doesn't even have a name yet. >> i love the logo, carver records. i love what they're doing and how they do it. you can see the passion and enthusiasm. not for nothing, they're good. >> new edition feel. caleb, little p. diddy producer. >> i like that motto. a heart can only take me so far. >> that is so true. >> coming up, an 83-year-old grandmother impresses chuck norris with her karate skills. yeah. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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