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for more news download the cbs news app on your cell phone or connected tv. i'm elise preston cbs news, new rk. it's mo it's monday, october 25th, 2021. this is the "cbs morning news." kids and covid. we're approaching a major milestone in america as children between the ages of 5 and 11 could soon be able to get vaccinated. when you could be able to get your child a shot. historic storm. california getting absolutely thrashed by one of the strongest storms to ever hit that area. we'll show you some of the damage. and drug lord captured. one of the most wanted drug kingpins in the world is in custody after a raid in the jungles of colombia. good morning. good to be with you.
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i'm anne-marie green. this morning younger children are inching closer to being protected against covid. pfizer's vaccine could soon be approved for kids ages 5 through 11. an fda advisory committee is set to meet tomorrow to determine whether the shot should be cleared for use. laura podesta is in new york with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the biden administration says it already has enough supply for the millions of children in that age range, so if and when the vaccine's approved the rollout can begin quickly. 28 million kids in the u.s. may be just days away from being eleligible for a covid-19 vacci. >> it's entirely possible if not very likely that vaccines will be available for children from 5 to 11 within the first week or two of november. >> reporter: an fda advisory committee will vote tomorrow on whether to recommend an emergency authorization for pfizer's vaccine. the cdc would then hold its own
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vote next week. >> the data look good as to the efficacy and the safety. >> reporter: pfizer reported its vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing symptomatic covid in kids 5 to 11. >> vaccinating children will be important for us to be able to return to normal life. >> reporter: children will need two shots to be fully protected. but the amount is just a third of a regular dose. >> presumably that would mean fewer side effects. >> reporter: according to the fda, the data showed no cases of the rare inflammatory heart condition myocarditis which has been found in some older boys and men who received the vaccine. [ chants ] some americans still refuse to get any shots. demonstrators swarmed the barclay center in brooklyn in support of kyrie irving, the unvaccinated nba star isn't allowed to play due to new york city's restrictions. [ chants ] >> reporter: 46,000 city employees in the big apple need
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to have at least one shot by friday or be placed on unpaid leave. among those who could be put on unpaid leave if they refuse to get vaccinated -- 3,500 firefighters and 15,000 new york police officers. anne-marie? >> wow. laura podesta in new york. thank you so much. well, while covid seems to be gradually easing in many areas of the united states, it's quite a different story in eastern europe. in fact, some areas there are seeing the worst outbreaks of the pandemic. elizabeth palmer reports. >> reporter: romania has one of the highest death rates on earth. in october, , the virus has bee killing an average of one person every five minutes. latvia has gone back into complete lockdown with a curfew that has police patrolling the streets to make sure only essential workers are out at night. russia, the giant of the region, has buried a record number of
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covid victims -- more than 1,000 day after day. >> reporter: from october 30th, people across the country will be expected to stay home for a week. president putin announced these non-working days and urged russians to get vaccinated. but there is a deep-rooted mistrust in authority across eastern europe. a legacy of the soviet past and years of poor corrupt government. but the upshot is very few people trust the vaccines they're being offered. bulgaria has only fully vaccinated a quarter of its people. russia less than a third even though there is plenty of the locally developed sputnik v vaccine available. it doesn't help that this vaccine is still not approved for use by the w.h.o. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, london.
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a powerful storm slammed parts of california as officials warned of potentially historic rainfall. [ wind ] that is the sound of howling winds whistling through the railing grates of the golden gate bridge yesterday. torrential rain triggered this landslide closing down at least one critical highway in the northern part of the state. flash flood and excessive rain warnings were issued from what's called a bomb cyclone and an atmospheric river. some people were even forced to evacuate their homes, and thousands are without power. up to ten inches of rain could fall on the west coast. and that's according to the national weather service. and we are learning more about the tragedy on the set of alec baldwin's latest movie that left a woman dead and another person wounded. officials say the actor had been told that the gun he was given did not have live ammunition.
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lilia luciano reports. tonight is about -- >> reporter: in albuquerque the film and tv industry and the public remembered the 42-year-old cinematographer. >> from background to crew to s.a.g. actors to iatse, everybody is devastated. >> reporter: santa fe sheriffs are investigating what led to thursday's fatal shooting when alec baldwin fired a prop gun that killed hutchins and wounded director joel souza. >> we need some help. the director and our camerawoman has been shot. >> reporter: baldwin is cooperating with investigators in what is being considered an accidental shooting. assistant director dave halls yelled "cold gun" before handing it to baldwin with a live round in it. a 911 call raises questions about how the weapon was handled. >> [ bleep ] supposed to check the gun. he's responsible. >> reporter: kevin williams has supervised prop guns on sets for decades. >> they should always be carefully monitored and make sure to be secured at all times, making sure that no live ammunition is ever brought to
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set. >> reporter: hannah gutierrez was responsible for handling the guns on set. it was her second movie as head armer. >> this moment has shaken all of us to the very core. >> reporter: according to the sheriff's department search warrant, the armer had prepared three guns, and the assistant director grabbed one and happened it to alec baldwin.. the investigation continues into questions like why was there live ammo on the set of a movie. lilia luciano, cbs news, hollywood. this morning an investigation is under way into a deadly crash at a drag racing event in texas. it happened over the weekend at a small airport northwest of san antonio. police say that a vehicle taking part in the race on a runway lost control and crashed into parked cars where people had gathered to watch the event. two boys ages 8 and 6 were killed. eight other people were injured. and british pop star ed sheeran is self-isolating now after testing positive for covid. sheeran broke the news to fans
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on social media yesterday. this comes as his highly anticipated new album is set to drop friday. sheeran said that he'll do any planned performances and interviews from his house. the 30-year-old did not say whether he had been vaccinated against the virus. and singer bruce springsteen and former president barack obama are opening up about their close bond in a first television interview together. the pair met up with our anthony mason to talk about their friendship born on the campaign trail in 2008. >> reporter: you describe the two of you as a little simpatico. >> i think bruce through his music, i tease him about how much better it is being a rock and roll star than being a politician. >> which of course it is. >> and he -- >> reporter: he does have a better deal. >> he doesn't really deny it. there's a -- >> the former president expected boss got candid about their 13-year friendship -- rather, the boss got candid about their
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13-year friendship. keep it here to catch the interview ahead on "cbs mornings." coming up, one of the world's most wanted drug lords is captured. where they found him and where he's headed. later, tom brady does it again. the buccaneers quarterback makes football history. this is the "cbs morning news." welcome to allstate. ( phone notification ) where you can pay a little less and enjoy the ride a little more. now, get new lower auto rates. you're in good hands with allstate. click or call for a lower rate today. hi. so you're the scientist here. does my aveeno® daily moisturizer really make my dry skin healthier in one day? it's true jen. this prebiotic oat formula moisturizes to help prevent dry skin. impressive. aveeno® healthy. it's our nature.™ new daily moisture for face. you founded your kayak company because you love the ocean- not spreadsheets. you need to hire. i need indeed. indeed you do. indeed instant match instantly delivers quality candidates matching your job description. visit
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thousands of migrants are marching north toward the u.s., and an alleged drug kingpin is in custody. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." the "associated press" reports colombia's most-wanted drug lord was captured in his jungle hideout. the man known as otoniel was taken into custody saturday during a raid by hundreds of members of colombia's armed forces. he is the alleged leader of the group called the gulf clan. the 50-year-old is wanted by the u.s. for allegedly trafficking cocaine. he's also accused of killing police officers, sexually abusing children, and other crimes. he faces extradition to the u.s. "reuters" says a fire on a cargo ship carrying hazardous materials off the coast of british columbia appears to be under control. the fire started saturday in ten damaged containers aboard the ship. 16 crew members were evacuated while five remained on board to fight the fire. now there are efforts to
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retrieve about 40 containers that fell overboard in the bad weather on friday. and "the washington post" says 2,000 migrants continued to walk through southern mexico. the migrants, mainly from central america, continued their mass trek yesterday. it started on saturday, but unlike previous marchers, this one does not include as many haitian migrants. thousands reached the u.s. border last month. on saturday, some of the migrants scuffled with police when they pushed past a line of officers trying to stop them. still to come, rolling the dice on high art. works by pablo picasso feature big money at an auction in las vegas. in las vegas.
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vin diesel playing the role of dad. this picture was taken at the wedding of meadow walker who is the daughter of diesel's late co-star paul walker. diesel, who is actually walker's godfather, walked her down the aisle. paul walker, you may recall, passed away back in 2013. on the cbs "money watch" now, tesla's self-driving technology suffers a setback, and a las vegas hotel auction auction off some picasso paintings that went for top dollar. diane king hall has those stories and more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this week investors will be focused on earnings from major tech companies including facebook, amazon, and apple. meantime the three major indices ended mixed on friday. the dow gained 73 points, the nasdaq dropped 125, and the s&p
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500 shed 4. tesla's latest self-driving software hit a speed bump less than a day after its release. chief executive elon musk tweeted the full self-driving beta software is being temporarily pulled due to software issues. the action comes after users complained of false collision warnings and other problems. there's no information yet about a possible new date for the software's release. the sci-fi flick "dune" scored the number-one spot at the box office this weekend. >> i've been having dreams about a girl -- i don't know what it means. >> dreams make good stories. everything important -- >> reporter: the movie earned $40.1 million in ticket sales. it also premiered simultaneously on hbo max. "dune" is the first in a planned two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel. an iconic artist's work hit the auction block and earned big bucks.
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11 masterpieces by pablo picasso fetched close to $110 million at a sotheby's auction over the weekend in las vegas. the event was held at the bellagio hotel where the works had been on display for years. the auction took place two days before the 140th birthday of the spanish artist which is today. anne-marie? >> happy birthday. somebody's about to bring home a heck of a birthday gift. >> right. exactly. >> diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, diane. >> thank you. up next, high-tops hit a high price. nike sneakers worn by michael jordan break a record at auction. i'm not getting through the pandemic just to end up with the flu. i asked for fluzone high-dose quadrivalent. it's the #1-used flu vaccine for people 65 and older. fluzone high-dose quadrivalent is the only vaccine approved by the fda for superior flu protection in adults 65+.
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here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ an oklahoma college student can take that shot to the bank. 21-year-old connor o'malley earned $20,000 yesterday when he made a half-court shot during a time-out at the oklahoma city thunder game. the ball hit the backboard, bounced off the rim, hit the backboard again and rattled in. he plans to give 10% to his church. chalk up another nfl record for tampa bay buccaneers
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quarterback tom brady. brady became the first player to throw 600 career touchdown passes. he hit wide receiver mike evans in the first quarter of yesterday's victory over the chicago bears to make history. evans gave the ball to a fan, though, so the bucks had to negotiate to get the record-setting ball back. they gave him another ball and a signed jersey in exchange. and this pair of michael jordan sneakers set a record. the signed 1984 nike air ships sold for almost $1.5 million at sotheby's yesterday. that's the most ever for a pair at auction. they're from jordan's fifth game in his rookie season. they are also the earliest known regular-season nikes worn by jordan in a game. coming up on "cbs mornings," emmy award-winning actress julianna marguilies stops by the times square studio to talk about the latest season of "the morning show." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." morning show."
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our top stories this morning -- an fda advisory committee will vote tomorrow on whether to recommend an emergency authorization for pfizer's vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11. the cdc would then hold its own vote next week. and flash flood and excessive rain warnings were issued in parts of california from what's called a bomb cyclone and an atmospheric river. some people were forced to evacuate their homes, and thousands are without power. there were also mudslides in areas burned by wildfires. priceless masterpieces are dazzling again thanks to a painstaking process. erin hassanzadah from our minneapolis station, wcco, reports.
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>> reporter: inside the underbelly of the minneapolis institute of art, history is being restored stroke by stroke. >> in painting you need to be able to stand back, reassess. here we are in the painting's lab, the center. we work for museums, universities, churches, artists, private collectors. you can bring a painting to us if you'd like. >> reporter: giants like picasso and matisse have passed through this studio for a touchup. >> my first work was on jackson pollack when i started about five years ago. >> reporter: no pressure. >> no pressure there. yes. welcome, here's a jackson pollack. >> we're looking at cristoforo roncalli's -- >> reporter: the team of conservatives has been at this italian painting for months. >> i think it will take another several months to complete it. >> reporter: he commissioned this picture right before he became pope. we know it's from the early 1620s -- >> reporter: stripping it down
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-- >> when it first arrived it had a dark discolored varnish. there's a swab with some of the old layer of grime that we removed. >> reporter: reinforcing its integrity. >> we noticed that the canvas was sagging. >> reporter: then reviving it, channeling the craftsmanship the original artist would have used. >> our goal is not to make it look new. we're color matching by eye, nothing else. everything we do is reversible. >> reporter: a tedious process that melds science -- >> we'll do the small tasks, a small swab often under the microscope -- >> reporter: history, art -- >> a lot of putting on and taking away, hering and scraping back, stepping away -- >> reporter: and a touch of surgery. >> we use dental tools sometimes. pretty sure this one's used in eye surgery. >> reporter: restarting the clock on some of the world's timeless treasures. >> we hope that no one will touch this for another 100 or 200 years. for cbs news, i'm erin
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hassanzadah. coming up, more from anthony mason's interview with former president barack obama and rocker bruce springsteen about their friendship. plus, emmy award winning actress julianna marguilies stops by the studio to talk about the latest season of "the morning show." and a photographer inspiring the next generation of leaders with a youthful twist on female trailblazers. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪ ♪
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