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nexmonth.ra, the fifth comic news appelon ocbs cotetv. i'm tom hanson, cbs news, new york. . . it is tuesday, october 12, 2021. this is the cbs morning news. vaccine mandate banned. the debate heats up. the sweeping order issued in texas that sets it is tuesday, october 12, 2021. this is the cbs morning news. vaccine mandate banned. the debate heats up. the sweeping order issued in texas that sets up a showdown with the federal government. breaking overnight, jon gruden resigns. the raider head coach steps down after email surfaces. with statements against female referees and guy players. deadly plane crash. a twin engine crashes into a
neighborhood leaving at least two dead. how good samaritans rescue a couple trapped in a destroyed home. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne marie green. we begin in breaking developments in the fight over covid-19 mandates. yesterday, texas governor banned any entity in the state from requiring shots for employees or customers. basically, no prove needed anywhere in the lone star state but the order may not last too long. in new york tracking the latest developments on this one. >> good morning. there will likely be a court battle over the order banning companies requiring vaccines. similar to how the san antonio school district is fighting back on the previous government order banning vaccine requirements for government workers. >> texas governor's new executive order forbids any entity from enforcing vaccine mandates in the nations second
most populated state. the order cover, quote, any ref religious or medical reasons including prior recovery from covid-19. the move from president biden to have companies of 100 workers or more to vaccinate or test weekly. >> this is something that will have to be decided in the courts and in the end, the federal government normally wins these battles. >> more americans are getting shots, drug maker merck is closer to a drug that can treat. targeted at unvaccinated people who have already developed covid symptoms. >> just imagining the power of
the treatment will be remarkable gamechanger. >> early trial shows it will cut hospitalizations and deaths by about half. >> the new pill will be especially helpful in poorer countries with low vaccination rates and can free up valuable space inside hospitals. doctors maintain that the vaccine is the best way to protect yourself from severe covid symptoms. >> good reminder, laura. thank you. jon gruden has resigned over reports of him using homophobic, reports of him using homophobic, racist and misagonistic e-mails before he was hired. he reportedly made a statement against hiring females on the
field and an openly gay player. >> he released a statement saying i've resigned so not to be a distraction. i'm sorry. i never meant to hurt anyone. special teams coach will take over on an interim basis. this morning, the ntsb is investigating a small plane crash near san diego. at least two people were killed. the ups van was hit, the driver and the pilot of the plane both died. two homes were destroyed. neighbors helped rescue a couple from a burning home. >> amateur video from right after the crash shows flames and smoke billowing from homes. >> got a call of distress. >> we believe injuries are not survivable for anyone on that plane. >> witnesses say the aftermath was chaotic.
>> cars exploding and ups tank exploding. >> she said two men from the neighborhood ran out to help the man and woman trapped inside the . puedadand had to knock the fence down to get the husband out so hopefully it was only those two people in the house. >> san diego sheriff's deputies set up a perimeter as they set up to douse the flames. the ups truck also took a direct hit. the driver did not survive. >> it all happened in a neighborhood blocks from a high school. no students were hurt. you can see where the plane crashed along with the driver of that truck, one person inside that plane was killed. 10 homes damaged. two people inside one of those homes seriously injured.
the ntsb is now taking over the investigation. reporting from santee, california. a knave -- navy nuclear engineer and his wife reportedly on trial for selling submarine spy information for cryptocurrency. the fbi was tipped off by the unnamed country. federal prosecutors say he passed information on a data card hidden inside band-aids in a peanut butter sandwich. >> this is a trusted insider within the secure network had access to secrets and decided he would sell them to a foreign power. that is the most dangerous thing we find in counter intelligence. >> prosecutors want the couple to stay in custody. if convicted, they could get life in prison or death.
southwest airlines says it is making progress but expects cancellations through today. the third largest airline released a statement apologizing to customers. southwest says the cascade of investigations was prompted by weather and other external complaints. canceling about 360 flights yesterday after about 2,000 were called off over the weekend. lines were long and tempers were short at some airports nationwide. >> very frustrating because we were both in separate cities, unable to get to southwest. four and a half hours on hold is outrageous. >> the pilot's union blamed southwest for using outdated technology to schedule crews. coming up, caught on police dash camera. a high way collision. what happened to the officer and the driver he was helping.
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vaccines for employees or customers. the order runs counter to president biden's mandate for health care workers, federal contractors and the vast majority of federal workers. jon gruden resigns after reports come of reports of him using homophobic, racist and misogonistic words. he released a statement saying, i never meant to hurt anyone. the real estate market took off in the pandemic and doesn't look like it is slowing down. >> the search for a home came with challenges. limited options and two offers they made were turned down. after months of looking, the third time was a charm. they bought this small two bedroom. >> we feel like we were lucky our third offer got accepted. we've heard stories from friends that took longer than we did.
>> the red hot market cooled a little this summer but still zizling. >> showing numbers were up 8% from july. >> and cbs business analyst says that continues to drive up home prices up 15% from a year ago. the median prize is $356,000. >> the vast majority of homes are selling in less than a month. this is tough for people entering the housing market because the affordability has really changed. >> sooner or later, people give up. >> bruce has a solution. his company develops rental communities in tennessee giving people who can't afford to buy a home the opportunity to rent a traditional house. >> the pandemic has been the best thing for our business. people aren't buying so they are renting.
>> it may be an attractive model because home prizes continue to rise. >> cbs news, new york. coming up on cbs mornings. actor and best selling author nick offerman talks with anthony mason about his new book "where the deer and antelope play." and we'll hear from young people about why they are leaving office jobs to work on a farm. and we'll take you to england and meet a couple digging up treasures as amateur fossil hunters. that's it for this morning. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.