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in motion. the time is now. it's going to happen. thanks for watching kpix5 news this morning. >> don't forget the news continues all ♪ good morning to you, our viewers in the west. welcome to "cbs this morning." it is monday, august 2nd, 2021. >> i'm gayle kuening. that's anthony mason. covid cases surging and icus are overwhelmed amid vaccinations. >> break oefrg night, the senate moves closer to passing a deal on infrastructcture with bipartisan support. we'll show you what's in the trillilion-dollar bill. >> new questions about spending at the aspca.
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a cbs news investigation reveals money raised by the national animal welfare group may not all be going where donors expect it to go. >> and a big decision by simone biles. why she could return to competition for her final event at the olympic games. >> go, simone, go. first, here's today's "eye opener." it's your world in 90 seconds. >> the vaccine, the vaccine, the vaccine. that's the tool that we have to help ourselves, to help our family, our community. >> covid-19 cases are skyrocketing. dr. anthony fauci warned this latest surge driven by the delta variant will get worse. >> vaccinated people who get breakthrough infections can spread the virus to other people. >> a last-minute attempt to extend a federal ban on evictions was unsuccessful. millions of americans could be facing an eviction. a group of senators finalized legislative text of the infrastructure bill. >> there is no county, no
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community, certainly no state in this nation that won't see improvements. >> tourists and villagers were forced to flee as fires burned near resorts. at least eight people are dead there. >> a belarusian sprinter was taken against her wishes back home after she complained about her coaches. >> into the traffic. >> the united states men's soccer team beat mexico to win the concacaf gold cup. >> the united states has done it! >> on cbs this morning. >> colombian track and field star melissa gonzalez has a special cheering section at the detroit lions training camp. she's married to the lions quarterback. >> go! >> you see him there in the gray hoodie just exploding as gonzalez qualifies for the semifinals. >> that's prettyy cool. love you, honey. >> this morning's "eye opener" presented by progressive. making it easy to bundle
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insurance. >> that's really sweet. >> i like that. >> clearly cheering her on. always nice. welcome to "cbs this morning." >> we begin with clear signs that america's covid recovery is slipping away because of the delta variant and those who still refuse to get vaccinated. the u.s. recorded more than 194,000 new cases in a single day friday. the most since late january. missouri is among the hardest hit states, especially in areas with low vaccination rates. hospitalizations in the state have jumped 168% in the past two months. and behind those numbers are many people regretting their vaccine decisions. mireya villareal is in osage beach, missouri. good morning. >> good morning, anthony. the ozarks is a popular tourist destination. it's a hot spot. it brings in more than 5 million people a year. but it has also become a covid
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hot spot. and even now as vaccines are becoming politicized, i spoke with a lot of health care workers and they are saying right now the biggest challenge they are facing is a lot of misinformation. >> love you. >> i love you. >> billy baker and her son brody have spent 17 days outside this missouri icu where his father daryl is battling covid and is unable to have visitors. the 31-year-old was originally given a 20% chance of survival and 10 of his relatives tested positive for the virus. >> i was strongly against getting the vaccine. we're a strong conservative family. but that little boy out there is a reason to have the vaccine. >> reporter: just over 40% of missourians are fully vaccinated. the state's daily death rate more than tripled in the past two weeks. at lake regional health system, the chief medical officer dr.
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harbaksh sangha says they're fighting their fourth surge. what does that do to your staff? >> we're struggling. it's demoralizing to see that level of sickness and those many deaths. >> reporter: last week they tied their highest number of covid patients since november of 2020. roughly half of july's patients were under the age of 59, nearly all unvaccinated. around town, crowded venues are welcoming guests in droves. the area attracted scrutiny during the early surges of the pandemic for drawing large crowds of visitors with few masks in sight. and now a year later, many here resist getting vaccinated. >> wouldn't wish this on anyone. >> reporter: outside the hospital, natalie, who didn't want to share her last name, camps under a tent for more than eight hours a day. on one side of the window are messages of love and support. on the other side is her 71-year-old mother on a
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ventilator. >> you just feel guilt. >> for what? >> that you didn't do more. didn't know more. i respect people's wishes about the vaccine and about wearing masks. i just ask you to give grace to people who disagree with you. >> when i asked natalie if she had gotten the vaccine, immediately she shut down. she wouldn't tell fuss her mother had been vaccinated either. that's how polarizing that question has become in this part of the country. not far from here in st. louis, one of the biggest health systems right now is also reporting a record number of cases. and also, a record number of deaths. gayle? >> mireya, thank you. it's a hot potato question no matter where you are in the question. florida is becoming the latest u.s. epicenter of the pandemic with a surge of new infections from the delta variant there. the state now leads the nation in per capita hospitalizations. more than 10,200 covid patients are now hospitalized. that's the most since this pandemic began and the state hit its highest single day total on
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saturday. they had a reported 21,683 new cases. u.s. surgeon general dr. vivek murthy joins us now. despite those numbers in florida, the governor there, ron desantis, says there will be no new restrictions and he'll not mandate masks. when you hear that, does it concern you? >> well, gayle, good morning to you as well. and i am deeply concernrned abo what's hapappening in florida a certainly in many parts of our country with cases rising.g. and i think w what we have seen time and timee again with covid-19 is that it's going to throw curveballs at us. delta variant is the latest curveball. what we have to be ready to do is increase our vaccination rates while using mitigation measures, including wearing masks. that's one of the reasons the cdc revised its guidance last weekek to encourage more mask usage because we know it's a powerful w way to reduce the spread of the virus while
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getting vaccination rates up. >> that's the problem when the cdc revised its masks. some think the cdc doesn't know what it's doing. the cdc is being accused of flip-flopping. i know what you all are saying, we're updating the information based on the science that we have. but you have to be very clear about why wearing a mask is so important. vaccinated or not vaccinated now. >> well, absosolutely. let's talk about that for a moment. the main message that the cdc's guidance lasast week was that regagardless off your vaccinati status, wearing masks in public indoor settings is helpful to reduce the spread o of covid, especially if you are living in an area that's got higher substantial transmission of virus. why is that mask help snfl because it not only prevents you from spreading infection to others if you happen to be infected, but it also protects you from getting infection if you happen to be exposed to somebody else. now the good news is that if you are fully vaccinateded, you aren much, much, much better shape. your risks of dying from covid
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are dramatically lower. yourur risk of getting sick itsf is also very low. if you do happen to have a breakthrough infection, it's very likely it will be mild and even be symptomatic. what we learned from thehe investigation where there was an outbreak is that people who are -- have those breakthrough infections, a small f folks of vaccinated folks, they are still able to spread the virus just like someone who is unvaccinate chd is why the cdcc recommended that they also wear masks in indoor settings. for people like me who are parents and have unvaccinated children at home it's a basic step to protect those of white house have family members who are vulnerable. >> it's david begnaud. the cdc has said the delta variant is as transmissible as chicken pox. tell us more about that. >> well, it's a really important point and this is one of the features of delta which makes it so concerning and so delta.
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the delta variant seems to be the most transmissible version of covid-19 that we have seen to date. it's why it's rapidly become more than 80% of cases. it's why it's driving our case loads up so high. even though we've got 164 million people in our country who are fully vaccinated.d. they are in really good shape and most of them are doing fine. it's those unvaccinated who are struggling and they are primarily the ones g getting infected. but the data about transmission that can take place in that small portion off folks who hav breakthrough infections was also a key part of what the cdc learned and changed guidance. this is what covid does. it throwows curveballs. we've got to be ablee to r resp and change our behavior, our guidance as the science, the data changes. but we have the m most importan tool to get through this pandemic and that iss the vaccine. it's saving lives. and it can save more lives if we can just accelerate our vaccination rates which is already happening, which is good news. we just have to keep going.
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>> is the biden administration going to ask more businesses and schools to mandate vaccinations? >> right now what the administration is doing is not telling peoplele what to do but it's certaininly taking action its own backyard so to speak. so the president recently announced that there will be requirementsts now for federal employees to attest to whether or not they are vaccinated. and if they are not vaccinated or do not want to attest onene y or the other, then they'll be required to wear masks in indoor settings. they'll be required to test on a regular basis and they may a al not be ablble to travel f for federal purposes because of the potential increased risk of transmission. so those are measures the federal government is taking as the largest employer in the country. i think what you are going to see are more businesssses, more schools and certainly more health care systems that are putting vaccine requirements in place of their own accord because they're realizing it's one of the most powerfuful thin they can do to make the
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workplace safe for their employees as well as for their clients. >> dr. vivek murthy, thank you. >> thank you so much. take care. senators say a long-awaited bill to help rebuild america's infrastructure could pass by the end of this week. supporters from both parties revealed the details of that compromise plan yesterday. in a rare sunday session after weeks of negotiations and setbacks. kris van cleave is on capitol hill. kris, this bill is 2,700 pages long. what's in it? >> good morning. the fact that we even have text in a way is a bit of a win for bipartisanship, at least the idea that here in washington, lawmakers and their staff spent the weekend working to get the language hammered out. the roughly $1 trillion bipartisan package includes money for roads, bridges, railways, broadband and water, traditional infrastructure projects, hard infrastructure projects, if you will. some republicans have criticized the price tag but to gain gop support, there is not an effort
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here to raise taxes to pay for, at least raise taxes on the wealthy. the spending is largely paid for by reclaiming past covid aid. getting the bill to the president's desk could still be a bumpy road. it has to get through the senate and then to the house of representatives. the speaker and progressive democrats are insisting on tying the infrastructure bill to the larger human infrastructure bill. that's that $3.5 trillion reconciliation package you've heard people talking about that includes money for everything from child care to climate change. there is no republican support for that larger measure. anthony? >> kris, a moratorium on evictions expired over the weekend. that's going to put millions of renters in jeopardy. what can you tell us about that? >> sure. the cdc put this in place last september. the supreme court in june said in order for it to be extended, passed this weekend, congress would have to act. it didn't happen. it's expired. and now you have the finger pointing on both sides.
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in fact, you have progressive democrats up here on the capitol hill that are blaming their own party's leadership for this happening. in fact, some camped out on the capitol steps over the weekend in protest. late last week president biden called on congress to come up with a last-minute solution. there didn't appear to be the votes to pass it and maybe not the time to get it done. nancy pelosi pushed back last night asking the administration to extend the moratorium until october 18th. and this sort of back and forth hot potatoing of who is to blame here is an effort to avoid being the person at fault when it comes to voters coming to the polls here in as soon as about a year for folks up here on the house. democrats on both sides of pennsylvania avenue are calling on states and local governments to push out billions in aid that's already been sent earlier this year to aid renters and landlords. >> all that finger pointing not help anything of those renters in trouble. let's talk sports. we enter the second full week of the tokyo olympics. there will be no gold medal for team usa in women's soccer.
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the world cup champions lost to canada this morning, 1-0, in the semifinals. the u.s. team will play for bronze on thursday. gymnastics superstar simone biles will have one more chance to win a medal in tokyo after withdrawing from most of her events over mental health concerns. jamie yuccas is in tokyo covering the olympics. good morning to you. what's the latest on biles? >> good morning, david. she wasn't able to defend her titles in vault or floor this time around. dashing her hopes of becoming the most decorated female olympian of all-time here in tokyo. but overnight, usa gymnastics confirmed biles will be competing in the one event left for the olympian, the beam. however, tonight all eyes were on the floor event. jade carey was the sole american competing on the floor. and she nailed it. her gold medal win followed a setback for usa gymnastics over the weekend when simone biles decided not to compete in the
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event after experiencing the twisties. a mental block hurting gymnasts' awareness of their body's position in the air during flips. performance consultant rob irt andrews worked with biles for nearly four years through the rio olympic games. >> what would you advise her to do? >> only interact with people that love and support you. minimize your time with the media. she's told her story. everybody knows what's going on now. she doesn't have to validate or explain it anymore. i wouldld just say, calm it dow. back out quite a bit. >> the four-time gold medalist also withdrew from the final vault event sunday. she was replaced by team usa's mykayla skinner. whose shaky landing but strong overall showing led the 24-year-old to a silver medal. it was an unlikely ending to an incredible career for skinner after going to rio as an alternate in 2016. the olympian fell behind biles and teammate carey in tokyo
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qualifiers leaving her out of the competition. she was prepared to get on a plane home when biles dropped out. skinner got a text saying she was back in the olympics. meanwhile, in the pool this weekend, team usa was unstoppable. caeleb dressel and bobby finke won gold in individual events while the men's relay, anchored by dressel, took home gold. in shot put sunday, american raven saunders snagged a silver medal, making an x with her arms on the podium. she said it was a way to speak out about oppressed people. olympics officials are considering penalties against her for a political display at the ceremony. "new york times" sports reporter tariq panja. >> she may be in a bit of trouble, hot water because the ioc say the podium is a place where it must be clean, where none of these types of protests should be made. >> this morning, another big moment in olympic history. weight lifter laurel hubbard becomes the first openly transgender athlete to compete in the olympic sport. her participation in the games
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has become a source of controversy, though, with some hailing the sport's inclusivity. others, however, arguing that hubbard has an unfair advantage having competed in men's tournaments friar transitioning. it it's been a talker. >> certainly a lot to talk about in the tokyo olympics. very exciting news about simone biles. >> i'm glad she feels good enough to do that last event. >> her teammates always said that when she was ready, she'd make the decision, which is good to see her back. looking ford that. >> i just love that she came out early and said, listen, i'm having some sort of mental health issues and i'm going to deal with it. take that stigma away. no shame in that game of admitting it and move on p. i like what robert andrew says. you don't have to explain yourself anymore. only surround yourself with people who wish you well. leave all the toxic people over there. >> very good to have the calm to do that in the middle of the olympics, though. a political standoff at the tokyo games. a sprinter says her country tried to send her home after she
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spending. jim, what did you find? >> reporter: good morning. headquartered in new york, the aspca employs more than 1,000 people to provide lifesaving programs and services across the country. we found money is not going where many people might think, distributed to local spcas which are unaffiliated with the group and is going where people might not think -- into fundraising. ♪ i will be the answer ♪ the heartbreaking commercials are almost impossible to ignore. sarah mclachlan singing to images of suffering animals and making an urgent appeal for donations to the aspca. >> will you be an angel -- > reporter: after debuting more than ape decade ago, the aspca's revenues tripled, and its staff doubled making the aspca one of the nation's leading animal charities. >> in our minds, the more money we could raise the more animals we could help. so we were happy. >> reporer: jo sullivan was an
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executive vice president at the aspca when those commercials came out and was part of the team that created them. now she works for the spca in houston. >> it is frustrating on this side of the table to realize that a bulk of our time and our staff time is spent trying to explain the difference between national and local. we need our donors and the people in our community to know where their money is going. >> reporter: gary rogers can tell you where donations to the aspca are not going. >> i don't know how they can put their head on the pillow at night knowing that there are so many animals out here that that money could be used for for other things. we save thereof lives. >> reporter: president of the nassau charity that fosters animals, investigates abuse, and rescues animals in danger. >> one of the major problems that most spcas have is that the aspca does not fund these agencies. >> reporter: wait, the aspca doesn't fund you at all? >> no. we receive no money at all. >> reporter: we spoke to more than two dozen local spcas
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across the country. a few had received grants worth a few thousand dollars from the aspca which they had to apply for. most, like sullivan and houston, and rogers in nassau county, had received nothing. >> no spca across the country is part of the aspca. >> reporter: i would think a lot of animal lovers, pet lovers would assume the aspca is some sort of umbrella organization. >> no, they're not. they're absolutely not even close to it. >> reporter: in 2019, the aspca took in nearly $280 million. the aspca says 77 cents of every dollar goes toward supporting the charity's mission. >> they say, hey, 77 cents out of every dollar goes to program expenses. >> the devil is in the details when one looks at spending. >> reporter: brian mittendorf teaches nonprofit accounting at the ohio state university. he says about 40% of the aspca's operating expenses went toward hands-on help with animals. >> i guess the big question is is there a disconnect between
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what donors are putting money into and what that money's being invested in. >> your $19 monthly gift could mean the difference between life and death -- >> reporter: we decided to look at how that $19 donation is being spent. according to the organization's tax forms, we found nearly $8 of each $19 donation went toward hands-on help with animals. nearly $7 went toward mission-related public education and policy which includes telemarketing and direct mailings. another $3.50 went toward other fundraising. the rest toward management. in 2019, the aspca's ceoeo mada morere than $84040,000. that's morore than thehe ceo of amererican red cross, a nonpro ten times bigger than the aspca. >> we urgently need 3,000 new donors so we can rescue more animals. >> reporter: outside of new york and three other citiess w where offers localal services, the asa
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has to deploloy its animamal re unit to directly help abused animals. something it did seveven times 202019 to six ststates. the aspca provideded grants to some local animal welfare groups across the country. of the $2 billion it raised since 2008, the aspca gave $147,000 or 7% of the total money raised to those groups. >> sign up for just 63 cents -- >> reporter: during that same time period, we found it spent nearly three times that. at least $421 million on fundraising. >> as an animal lover, you have to make sure and ask yourself do did the animals in my community get my donor dollars or my volunteer time or my donations, and is it going to change what i want it to change in my community. >> reporter: the aspca declined our request for an interview but said in its own 2017 survey that
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84% of aspca donors also donated to a local animal charity. what that survey didn't ask was if people understand that local organizations with spca in their name are not in any way affiliated with the national aspca. >> wow. >> a big surprise to me to learn that. i just assumed -- >> so did i -- >> you know what they say about assume. i did assume that they were connected. >> i think that's the question for all donors is your expectation of where you think your money is going, is that where it's actually going. >> what kind of ratings does the aspca get with charity watchdogs? >> charity navigator, one of the watchdogs, said fine in some areas, three out of four stars. but only two out of four on their actual financials. in other words, how they're spending the money. >> do the local spcas like the one you talk about in houston, are they spending more directly on animal care? >> what they're doing is the people donating to those organizations are getting the
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this morning the tokyo olympics have been rocked by a political showdown behind the old iron curtain. a sprinter from the former republic of belarus said officials tried to send her home for criticizing them on social media and says her life is at risk. japanese police have blocked her from leaving, and the international olympic committee says she's safe and secure now. jamie yuccas with more from tokyo. >> reporter: belarussian sprinter christina samanaskaya walked into poland's embassy in tokyo where she is seeking asylum. on sunday, she refused to board a plane back to belarus. she says members of the belarussian olympic team tried to remove her from tokyo after she publicly criesed coaches for making her run a relay despite never having raced the event before. she posted this video on social media saying they're trying to get me out of the country without my permission, and asking the international olympic committee for help. in coordination with the ioc,
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she was taken under the protection of japanese authorities who refused to send her back to belarus. her supporters say her life would be in danger if she was sent back to belarus where dissent has been stifled under the authoritarian rule of president lukashenko. both lukashenko and his son the head of the belarussian olympic committee were banned from tokyo 2020 and accused of targeting athletes who supported the opposition. >> free speech and dissent is not something that is allowed, is commonplace in belarus. you see how much fear athletes would have, and you could see under though circumstances this athlete had -- just had enough. >> reporter: last year, protests against lukashenko's disputed election win were met with a violent crackdown. in may, the belarussian military forced the diversion of a plane to take custody of opposition
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poland. >> we hope she gets some protection. jamie yuccas, thank you so much, in tokyo. up next, vlad duthiers has the stories you'll be talking
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good to see you. here are stories i think you'll be talking about starting with a new reason why we love dolly parton. >> there's another one? >> there's another one. i know. as soon as i saw this story i'm like, i got to talk about this on "what to watch." the country music superstar made a fortune in songwriting royalties from her song "i will always love you" after whitney houston, you heard it in the intro, she sang it in the movie "the bodyguard." well, parton revealed that she used the money to invest in a black neighborhood in nashville on "watch what happens live" last week. take a look. >> i bought a property down in what was the black area of town, and it was mostly just black families and people that lived there. this was great. i'm going to be down here with her people who are my people, as well. so i just love the fact that i spent that money on a complex, and i think there is the house that whitney built. >> this is the house that whitney built. these are my people. so "forbes" estimates that houston's huge hit made $10 million in royalties back in the
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909 1990s. the neighborhood is now thriving. and what is really remarkable about this story is the realtors would have never showed dolly that part of town to invest in. she specifically said, here's where i want to invest my money. >> it's not that you need another reason to love her, but there you go. last week she dressed up as a "playboy" bunny for -- >> right. >> donated -- everything -- >> i was going to say, i bet that's going to pay more than $10 million. and one of the other interesting things about the song, dolly said she wrote "i will always love you" the same day she wrote "jolene." that was a pretty good day. >> kind of genius we wish we had. love dolly parton. love this, too -- a music revolution happened 40 years ago. we're talking -- look at that -- mtv. wh >> when it launched you go -- ♪ i want my mtv ♪ >> the artist would go, "i want my mtv." >> yeah. >> it launched august 1st, 1981.
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the first promo featured footage of the apollo moon landing mixed with the mtv flag and the famous guitar rif. to celebrate the anniversary, mtv unveiled a large-scale special-edition moon person at kennedy space center yesterday. here's why this is cool -- it was designed by famed american artist kehinde wiley. every year winners at the mtv music video award receive a trophy of the moon person. this year it will bear the new design for the anniversary. >> very cool. >> very, very cool. i wanted to be a vj, by the way. you remember -- >> yeah. that was a cool job. >> it was a cool job. if our bosses are listening. mtv is, of course, part of vie do comcbs. check out this emotional moment. italy's gianmarco tamberi and mutaz barshim tied in the men's high jump. they had the option of breaking the tie with a jump-off, but barshim had a better idea.
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good morning. it's 7:56. i am gianna franco. a public school in oakland is bringing back students for in person learning. bay tech charter is opened for the first time in 16 months. teachers plan to devote efforts to get reaccustomed to classroom settings. a night of wild side shows left a spectator with serious injuries. the person was hit by a car and rushed to the hospital. no word on arrests. kane under investigation by nhl over allegations of
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gambling. this is after his wife suggested in a post on instagram that kane bet against his team. he denies ever gambling on hockey. as we look at the roadways we are dealing with brake lights. south 880, speeds are dipping down to 35 miles per hour in some spots. keep that in mind if you are taking 880 this morning. slowest spots continue on east shore freeway with a 24 minute ride highway 4 to the maze. west 580 busy into the altamont. a beautiful day with seasonal daytime highs, warmer compared to yesterday. good morning san jose. you see that sunshine on south bay san jose camera. on shore flow continues, seasonal daytime highs for this time of year but just a little bit warmer compared to yesterday. upper 70s in san jose, low 90s concord and livermore, low 80s for the north bay, low to mid 60
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it's monday, august 2 it's monday, august 2nd, 2021. we're in a new month already. oh, no. i'm gayle king, that's anthony mason, that's david begnaud. tony is on baby leave. americans who refuse to get the covid vaccine may be putting the nation's recovery at risk. why one leading restaurant owner now says you need proof of a vaccination to get in. riding a wave at the history at the tokyo olympics. we'll talk t to the firsrst gol memedalist in n women's susurfi carissa a moore in h hawaii. sebabastian maniniscalco isk in our stutudio. he'll bee with us here in the
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studio. we'll share his love of food. >> i love him, but first here's today's "eye-opener" at 8:00. america is saying the biggest challenge they are facing is a lot of misinformation. >> what we have to be ready to do is increase our vaccination rates while we're using our mitigation metrics, including wearing masks. the fact we even have this is for hard infrastructure projects, if you will. she wasn't able to defend her title this time around, but usa gymnastics confirms that biles will be competing in the one event left for the olympian. >> i guess they had decided
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vlad guerrero is out of the lineup, too much of a nuisance. they taped him to the bench. >> sit right here and enjoy the game. >> clearly they have a sense of humor. >> he was moving even when he was taped. we begin this hour with a very disturbing trend in the pandemic, setting up what could become a devastating fall season. on friday the u.s. recorded 194,000 new cases. now, we haven't seen a number that high since winter. think about that for just one second. covid hospitalizations are up threefold from last month, and now internal cdc documents suggest this, that the delta variant is as contagious as the chicken pox. >> the delta variant now accounts for 82% of all u.s.
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cases, and while the cdc says vaccinated people can spread it, there is overwhelming evidence the vaccine works against it. here's the data. nearly 165 million americans have been fully vaccinated. of that number, only about .1% or 165,000 people have tested positive for the virus. and of those positive cases, only about 6,000 have been hospitalized. and from that total, about 1,000 patients have died. so for anyone doubting the effectiveness of the vaccine, that's the hard data. here's how dr. anthony fauci explained it on "face the nation." >> if you're vaccinated, you're much, much more protected against getting infected than an unvaccinated who is completely vulnerable. you have a degree of protection against infection. but the credit thing is, john,
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if you do get infected, the likelihood of you getting severe cut oupl of the infection is very low. it is much more likely that you will be either without symptoms or minimally symptomatic. so the vaccine is doing what you wanted it to do. it's protecting people from getting sick. >> you know, the evidence cited byby dr. faucici is one momore that bususinesses arare startin require e proof of v vaccinatio from s staff and c customers.. thosose businesseses include d meyeyers' union n square hosospy group.p. he's the c company's founder an ceo. they run iconic restaurants like union city cafe, gramercy tavern and others elsewhere. the group of vaccination policy will go into effect next month. it includes all employees. children under the age of 18 and so are people who eat outside. he also owns shakes shack, but the policy does not apply to
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th them. danny meyers joins us now at the table. welcome. >> thank you. good morning. >> how do you verify that somebody is vaccinated? what kind of proof do you want, and how do you confirm that the proof they're giving you is legit? >> there are definitely cards the cdc has provided to show proof of vaccination, and there is also digital proof as well. clear has a wonderful app called health pass, which anybody can get for free. in new york state we have excelsior pass, and we'll take a look at all of those. >> you intend to police this very carefully, checking ids to see that the card actually belongs to that person? >> the most important thing to check is our staff. we care so deeply. we have a pretty sacred responsibility to make sure it's safe to work in our restaurants. keep in mind when you dine in a restaurant, you cannot wear a mask while you're eating and drinking. and our staff members don't have a choice but to serve you. so if our staff members are with you for two, two and a half hours, i want to make sure, first of all, that they're safe, and we're going to do everything we can, obviously, to make sure those people when choose to eat with us are also safe.
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>> you're getting a lot of applause, danny, for doing this. many people hope businesses will follow suit and follow your lead, but it also comes with some heat, too. are you concerned about the backlash? was this a tough decision for you to reach? >> it's an easy decision if the question is what's the right thing to do. it's only a tough decision if you're trying to take the easy path. i would say that most people have told us this makes me happier to work here because i know i'm going to be safe. >> makes me happier to go there, yeah. >> thank you. >> no, no, but finish. sorry. >> no, i just want to say i understand there's great reluctance on the part of some people to get the vaccine. i don't understand it personally, but, you know what, if that is who you are, you will probably choose to dine somewhere else, and we have to accept that. >> and trying to do it without judgment, too. i'm really working very hard on not judging people who don't get the vaccine. you're not instituting it right away. why not? >> we wanted to give both our staff the opportunity to be
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informed as much as possible, and we wanted to give ourselves the opportunity to do the same thing. look, we don't want to lose one staff member due to this new policy, so we're bringing people into our restaurants on a weekly basis to provide access to vaccinations. we've set aside a spot in our restaurant for that, and we're also bringing in counselors to help people who either have been afraid or who have been misinformed. here's what i'm most excited about. everyone who works for us also has family members. and if we can impact even their families by welcoming their family members in to get vaccinations as well and/or, as we saw last week when we started this program, we had many, many members of our staff come and get the vaccination after they got information, and they go back and tell their families. we could have a good ripple effect here. >> i know you call it a policy rather than a mandate, but i found this interesting. i read before smoking was banned in businesses here in new york
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city, you banned in your restaurants like a decade before the city did, right? must have been controversial then. you must have had people up in arms going, what are you doing? >> my mom didn't like it. i will tell you that. >> what did you learn from banning smoking and how might that apply to saying, you can't come in unless you have a vaccination card? >> i think when you have something that is a personal right, like smoking, or at this point like not getting a vaccination, you also have to say, okay, how does that personal right impact other people and what do i choose for my business? one of the great things about business in america is we are not government. we are free enterprise, and we have the right to make the kind of choices we think are right for the people who work for us and the people who dine with us. and americans are free. americans do not have to dine in restaurants that don't welcome non-vaccinated people if they choose not to. >> to the small guy in louisiana whose got a staff of five and a
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budget not anywhere as big as yours, he might look at this and go, yeah, sounds great, you're in new york city and it will kill my business, what do you say to him? >> then he won't do it. >> danny, more than 110,000 restaurants closed last year in the pandemic. how is the industry doing now? >> you raise such an interesting point, because what i haven't shared this morning is our organization was on its knees in the last year and a half. in my business we laid off 95% of our staff at the end of march of last year. i don't want to go back, and i know what will happen if we do not make our own restaurants safe and the rates start to tick up. that's when government is going to step in and they're going to impose the closures, the capacity limits. we do not want to go back to that, and that's why this is so important as well. >> i hope other business leaders are listening to you, danny. i'm very biased about this particular topic, because it's scary. you have the vaccine, and it affects other people. if you don't want to get vaccinated, fine, but now you're affecting other people. that matters.
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>> thanks for being here. ahead and only on "cbs this morning," the only female four-star admiral in the coast guard talks to us about her pioneering career and inspiring a new generation. t to
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and carissa moore, a little victory lap here. your first female gold medalist for the united states of america. and what a fitting finish for carissa moore. >> american professional surfer
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carissa moore made history in tokyo last week when she won a gold medal in the debut of surfing at the olympics. the 28-year-old hawaiian is a four-time world champion and ranked number one in the world in women's surfing. she just returned home from japan and joins us from honolulu. good morning, congratulations, love that picture of you right after you won! >> yes. >> thank you so much. good morning. >> carissa, i was surprised to read that -- you look so smosmooth -- looked so smooth in the final. you said you had a moment of doubt right before you paddled out and had to call home? >> well, i had several moments of doubt on finals day. i think it was -- some of the trickiest conditions i've ever competed in. i think that morning when i looked out at the ocean, i was like, oh, my goodness, this might be my worst nightmare. just because these were conditions that i don't normally compete in. and it was a typhoon. it was a storm swell. so there was waves everywhere. a lot of water moving.
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it was disorganized. it was difficult and challenging to find good opportunities out there. >> yeah. you sure handled it really well. you've already -- since you've been home, one of the first things you did was went to the statue of dukamanahopu who helped popularize the sport. a native hawaiian like yourself. why did you make a trip to the statue? >> we -- surfing wouldn't be in the olympics if it wasn't for his dream over a century ago. and surfing wouldn't be where it is today without him and all the people that have come before us. so i just thought it was very important to go there and honor him, share my leis with him. and he's a huge inspiration for me, not only, you know, he was an olympic champion, but i felt that he's one of the best humans ever to face this earth. he's the ambassador of aloha, always true, always kind, genuine, and unconditional with his love. >> you passed that statue almost
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every day on your trip to the beach when you were learning surfing even with your dad? >> yes. when i first started surfing, i would -- i learned in waikiki and would pass the statue almost every day. >> carissa, you are really beautiful to watch. i mean, out there you look invincible to me. so since i'll never know what that feels like, what does it feel like when you're out there? and what does this moment mean to you? you are going to go down in the history books, carissa moore, for what you've accomplished. i'm just so happy and so excited for you. so tell me what it feels like when you're out there and what it means to you. >> it is one of the best feelings in the world. and i hope you do get the chance -- >> nope -- >> to one day -- >> nope. nope -- you know how i'll go -- if you give me a piggyback, and i weigh 169 pounds, then i'd go. i'd go with you. >> hey -- if you come to hawaii, i would be happy to take you someday. that would be fun. no, it's something about riding a wave, there's this beautiful
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sense of freedom and spontaneity. and you never know what's going to happen because every wave is different. and you know, being in the ocean you have to be completely present. in this world today, i think everything's moving so fast, it's very refreshing to be in a place where you have to be present because otherwise mother nature's going to slap you in the face. >> i've heard you saying about on the ocean is your happy place. so what does it mean to you to have this big accomplishment now? >> oh, it's huge. i'm very -- it's been an emotional last couple of -- last week really. it was a really special, overwhelming moment. you know, it was something so special to represent the united states of america, to surf, and my home in hawaii, to surf for something bigger than myself. i think it was an amazing moment for surfing. i think all the athletes did a tremendous job displaying our sport. >> i think of you as a baby girl with your dad at 5 years old learning to surf. what do you tell baby girls who are watching and want to be just
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like you? >> you guys can do anything with hard work and passion and with heart. you can do anything you dream of. so i just want to encourage those girls to dream big. sky's the limit. and have fun doing it, and share it with people. >> i got a kick out of hearing about your husband. he was so nervous he watched you on the phone in the car and was screaming so loud they could hear him screaming outside the car. i'll bet that was fun to get back to him. clearly a big victory -- >> yeah. so great to be back with him and the dogs. it was definitely different competing without him by my side. i'm happy to be here with him. it's kind of our good luck thing whenever we're not together, he watches by himself. and all my family got together to watch. so he's like -- i wasn't catching any waves in the final, and when he went to the car, things started going my way. >> cheering you on. you got another big thing coming up in nine days in mexico. we're cheering you on. >> carissa moore, as gayle said, we are rooting for you. congratulations. >> thank y you so much.
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>> i don't work at all. i've been inside for 15 months. nice to get back out. >> people say it's been good family time. do you say that, too? hold it -- hold that thought. has it been good family time? he's got a lovely wife, two great kids, locked up good morning. it's 8:25. i am gianna franco. a structure fire in san jose under investigation. overnight video captured flames coming out of the roof and windows. we have learned the property was vacant. walnut creek's nordstrom at broadway considering ramping up police presence after thefts. cable cars returning today only for testing for now. anyone can hop on for a free ride throughout august. rides will run from 7:30 in the morning to 10:00 p.m.
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all week long. if you are headed out the roads, we are seeing slow travel times especially along altamont pass. west 580 busy. east shore freeway, lots of brake lights and also west bound highway 4 to the maze. give yourself 24 minutes. 101 is good as well as highway 4 antioch to pittsburg. no major issues. south bay travel times are sluggish along 101, 11 minutes 680 towards 280 but no major crashes. partly sunny skies with our mark hopkins hotel camera. through the afternoon with on shore flow, seasonal daytime highs. we are looking at sunshine and clearing. here is what you can expect. upper 70s for south bay in san jose, low 90s, heating up to 92 in concord. around the bay with clearing, mid to upper 60s to low 70s and
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♪ do you believe in magic? yeah, i do. i do, i do. welcome back to "cbs this morning." time to bring -- that's the song playing, "do you believe in magic?" to bring you the stories we call "talk of the table." david, you're in pole position. >> hello. here we go. my "talk of the table" is puerto rico's first ever olympic gold medal in track and field. it happened in the 100-meter hurdles, and here's how it went down. >> now the puerto rican is pulling away -- it's gold for puerto rico for the very first time! jasmine camacho quinn. >> it was redemption for jasmine camacho quinn who stumbled andle in the 2016 games in rio.
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she said she wanted gold this year, and boy did she get it. her father was born in south carolina, her mother was born in puerto rico. she chose to represent puerto rico which is recognized as its own country for olympic competition. a lot of fans shared videos of how excited they were on social media as they watched the event. i had one family send me this video -- [ cheers ] they're on the couch and watched it -- videos like this were popping up all over on social media. there was even another one of people on an airplane -- look at this. so they -- they crossed the finish line, and the plane goes wild. [ cheers ] congratulations to her. the first time puerto rico won gold was in 2016 in tennis. but this is only the second time. so congratulations. >> so important -- with no fans in the stadiums in tokyo, these fan reaction videos are great. we'll stay in track and field for my "talk of the table." a u.s. runner who became an olympic hero even though he did not win his race. take a look.
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>> oh! >> down he goes, got caught up with nigel ammos. those two are down and out. >> isiah jewett in the red top fell near the end of his 800-meter semifinal, taking down nigel a moss of botswana after they bumped legs. they gave each other a high five and finished the race together. jewett, from california, said he was super frustrated at first, but he's a big fan of superheroes, and he remembered that regardless of how mad you are, you have to be a hero at the end of the day. >> that's great. >> according to the olympics website, the race referee decided to give amos a spot in the final but not jewett. still not clear when you look at the video what exactly happened and why he fell. >> what a great -- >> great gesture of sportsmanship by both of them. >> i think so, too. my "talk of the table," i wanted to talk about favorite daughter kirby's baby shore over the weekend, but i'm forbidden. i can't talk about it. can't show any pictures. but a great time was had by all. she couldn't -- she didn't have friends for her wedding. she didn't have friends for a
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bridal shower. it was a wonderful baby shower. i wish i could show you pictures, but i'm forbidden. i will talk about beyonce. you go from beyonce to kirby, i think they're both people. here we go. beyonce, the greatest music video of all time, ranked by "rolling stone" magazine in honor of mtv's 40th anniversary. can you guess which music video is number one? here you go -- >> what is it? ♪ alabama in louisiana ♪ ♪ >> wow. that's a great choice. >> "rolling stone's" best video, "ladies let's get in formation" from 2016 was praised for striking commentary on significant moments in black american history. other videos in the top ten you're wondering -- "vogue, vogue, vogue," strike a pose by madonna, number three. "this is america," by childish gambino. that finished at number four.
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and this was surprising to me -- sledgehammer, anthony, by -- >> i love this song. ♪ >> by peter gabe rriel is eight. >> i'm surprised "thriller" wasn't on there. >> "billie jean. >> a great list. we are very, very, very excited about our next guest. he is comedian sebastian maniscalco. he is hitting the road on a new tour, yay for that, after more than a year off during the pandemic. sebastian maniscalco is selling out theaters and arenas around the country for his, i like the title of this, "nobody does this" tour. the first stop was national's famed ryplan a dsryman auditori first full audience since the pandemic. the comedian is known for observational humor and nobody is safe includingng his famimi. > whenn i graduduated colleg couldn't t tell my fatherer, da i'm goingng to go too europe to
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don't you like that? >> yeah. waiting for bags, there's a lot of comedy. everybody's hoarding around -- i don't like it when they -- just step away. when you see the bag, go in and -- why are we around the carousel -- >> we want to get out quickly. here you are. you're getting on the road after 15 months, 14 months. are you more than readied? did you think i got to get out of the house? what's your thinking? you nervous? >> well, when the pandemic first started, i'm like this thing is going to last six weeks. >> yeah. >> we'll be out of this. next thing you know it's 16 months. i'm making breakfast, lunch, and dinner at my house like it's a hotel. i felt like a chef. it was great. the silver lining was i got to spend a huge amount of time with my family. but enough is enough. it's -- it's good to be out and doing what i love to do. >> your humor comes from looking at things that are on the outside world. >> uh-huh. >> i'm thinking, did it make you more creative or less creative? >> i was less creative.
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i need to go out and live life to extract material. i'm not the type of comedian that goes in a dark room and sits with a pen and paper and going that's funny -- i got to go out and live life. so it's nice that we've kind of opened it up here and i goat bounce around. you know, it's nice to do an interview in the studio. >> totally. >> aren't you all -- >> you get, as we saw, a lot of material from your family. so i would think spending time with your family might have given you some -- >> absolutely. that i got a lot of. my father came to visit -- every time my father visits, there's always material. i go, dad, just keep talking so i can keep working. >> i'm writing. i heard you say, listen, don't come to the show expecting a ton of pandemic jokes. there will be a little bit, but we're going to move on. one thing you talked about was the vaccine, how you got it, if you got it, where you got it. >> yeah. i got it at walgreens which is, you know, for me i was like hoping to get it at a place that
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sells staplers and "people" magazine. so i got mine there. i was nervous. they called over the intercom assistance in vaccines, and the guy that's stocking gatorade went into the pharmacy. so a little nervous. but -- >> doing okay. >> went all right. i'm doing okay. >> have you made a deliberate choice not to focus a lot on covid? because i would think covid would give you a lot of material. >> right. >> did you think nah? >> i pepper it in. but i'm not up there talking an hour and a half on the vaccine and covid. you know, for me the -- i didn't want to get covid because i'm italian. i got covid after i got the vaccine. and i lost my taste. for an italian to lose his taste, it's a sin. i could care less about the fever, the smell, the headaches, i need to taste meatballs. so that was the biggest concern
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for me. >> a lot of musicians we talk to really missed the energy of an audience. >> uh-huh. >> how is it for comedians? >> like when this thing first started, they're like you want to do zoom shows? i was going to sit in my living room and perform to 50 squares. it don't work that way. you need that exchange of energy. >> to feed off of that. >> yeah. even in an interview that you do with zoom, it's not the same. >> i know. >> a disconnect. >> a disconnect. so it's nice to get back out there, feel the energy of the crowd. and it ae's been fantastic. people are dying to laugh. >> i can't wait to go to your show. i'm excited about your dad. you're doing a story about your life sort of kind of, and robert de niro's going to play your father. >> yeah. >> in order to do that, your real dad is going to meet with robert de niro. >> yeah. so my -- >> how's that going to go? >> my father doesn't know like the entertainment. he doesn't know the hollywood game. he's like, when is this going to happen? and i go, dad, you know, you'll
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get a call. he goes, well, let me know -- my dad's a hairstylist. i got people on the books. i got to move around. i go, dad, you're worried about doing a perm? you're meeting de niro. >> is he excited? >> my dad is the type of guy, he don't believe it until he sees it. >> yeah. >> so you know, with entertainment, you know, i've always told him i'm going to be on this particular show and maybe i get bumped. so he's kind of conditioned to think -- i don't believe it until i'm there. >> you were in a movie with robert de niro. and i think what that must have metropol meant for you and now he's playing your day. >> i can't believe it. this is a guy i watched growing up. all the sudden he wants to have dinner with my father so he can get his mannerisms and accent. >> how cool is that? >> this is crazy. >> fabulous. >> for me it's been -- this was not on my vision board when i came to los angeles. >> robert de niro playing my dad. >> sebastian maniscalco, welcome and thank you. >>
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