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from africa. for more it's tuesday, juul 12th, 2022. this is the "cbs morning news." public hearing number 7. the january 6 panel is preparing to offer more insight into the capitol riot today. how it will explore the possible link between militants and the trumphouse. mounting pressure, the fight over surveillance video in the uvalde mass shooting is intensifying. who is blocking release amid growing calls to let the public see the image. >> this is a reminder to the world america can do big things.
far out. nasa shows first image captured by the strongest telescope ever put in space. what the stunning pictures reveal about our universe. good morning and good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the january 6th committee will hold its seventh public hearing today. this time it will focus on possible connections between the trump white house and far right extremist groups. bradley blackburn is in the newsroom with details. bradley, good morning. >> good morning. we knew the committee is looking closely at a tweet from president trump ahead of the attacks on the capitol. committee members have described that tweet as a siren call that extremist groups answered when they went to washington on january 6th. cbs news has learned that two witnesses will testify at today's house select committee. former oath keeper spokesman jason van tatenhove will address the panel. stephen aayres will also testif.
he pled guilty last month to disorderly and disruptive conduct. the prosecutors accused ayres. the panel is expected to explore whether extremist groups worked in coordination with white house allies. >> the attempt to overthrow the result of a presidential election through a political coup and the mobilization of an armed violent mob cannot really be compared to anything else a president has done. . makes the watergate break-inf t is also ctedo focusn om president trump af ere,e'll be wild.ing, >> the president's tweet in the wee hours of december 19th activated the groups and how the members of congress amplified that tweet. >> a committee member tells cbs news they'll also play experts
with their former white house counsel pat cipollone. according to witnesses, he tried to prevent president trump from working with the election results. on january 6th he worked to stop him from joining the mob at the capitol. the committee had planned a second hearing in prime time on thursday. that's now been delayed. they're making adjustments as new details emerge and new witnesses step forward. cbs news will carry today's january 6 hearing live at 1:00 p.m. you can also watch it on cbs news' streaming platform. there are new calls to release the video from the uvalde school mass shooting. governor gregory abbott says the public must know the truth. >> everyone has the right to know 100% of the facts.
i'm on the side of full disclosure of all the information to ensure that everybody in uvalde knows exactly what happened. it must be done quickly. >> the chairman of the texas house committee reviewing it also wants the video released. the delay is frustrating the people of uvalde. here's lilliana luciano. >> reporter: grief has grown to action in uvalde. more than a month after the massacre of 19 students and two teachers, hundreds marched nearly a mile from robb elementary to the town square. >> a month ago it was our children. the school's got to start doing for everyone. everyone's children is still in danger. >> reporter: in what they called the unheard voices march and rally, parents and others made sure their voices are heard. >> i challenge all of you cowards that were in that class, in that hallway to step down. >> reporter: at the state capitol the fight is inif othe as eillanceideo from inside g toern
newspaper shows the gunman shooting into the classroom as he walks in. a hail of gunfire continues, and in between, screams. within the first half hour, dozens of officers were armed with at least 13 rifles and one shield. three more shields came later, but no one entered the classroom for over an hour. >> one of the things that i requested over the last several days is a part of our committee report have a video attached to it and made public. the department of public safety and the mayor of uvalde both agreed to that. >> reporter: but the uvalde district attorney has objected to releasing the video as the investigation continues. at the white house, frustrations are also boiling over as president biden was interrupted by a father of the parkland school shooting as he spoke about the reform gun law.
they hope to release their findings in a report sooner rather than later, but that they haven't reached an agreement on whether or not that report will include a release of the video. the buffalo, new york, grocery store that was the seen of a racist mass shooting is set to reopen. company officials say the topps friendly market store will officially open its doors to customers friday after extensive renovation. a day before, a gathering will honor the ten people kill and three othered wounded in the may attack. and crews are making progress in the so-called s sequoia wildfire. the so-called washburn fire has burned more than 4 square miles, but it's now 22% contained. a sprinkler system was set up to protect hundreds of ancient therese in the iconic mariposa grove. >> how often are sprinklers brought in as a solution? >> i've been here 20 years. i don't recall that happening. >> so far there are no reports
of severe damage to any of the names trees. the area under threat in the southern part of yosemite is closed to visitors and the rest have left. the rest of the park is open. firefighters say higher humidity at night and lower winds are helping the fight. president biden leaves tonight on his first trip to the middle east since taking office. the visit begins in israel where the president will focus on israel's security, closer ties to its neighbors, and the threat to iran. he'll also meet with palestinian leaders and be the first to travel from one to the other. a reflecds of a historic shift in the region's politics. we have a stunning new view of the universe this morning. the colorful first image from nasa's new james webb telescope was unveiled at the white house yesterday. it is the deepest view of the universe ever captured.
>> you're seeing galaxies that are shining around other galaxies whose light has been bent, and you're seeing just a small little portion of the universe. >> webb is the world's biggest and most powerful space telescope. its picture will help scientists understand how stars, planets, galaxies, and black holes are formed and help solve some of the world's biggest mysteris. more images will be released today. coming up, a victim of trafficking. a british gold medalist makes a shocking new release. and a test of a rocket booster ends in flames. this is the "cbs morning news." d planned carefully for our retirement. but we quickly realized we needed a way to supplement our income. if you have $100,000 or more of life insurance, you may qualify to sell your policy. don't cancel
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temple in tokyo. yesterday people waited in long lines to pay their respects for the longest serving member in japanese history. abe was shot and killed last week while giving a campaign speech. police say a man was found living in a museum. and a british track star made a startling revelation. those are some of the stories on today's newsstand. the bbc reports olympian mo farah repeats he was brought over to the uk from djibouti by a woman he didn't know when he was just 9 years old. he says he thought he was going to live with family in europe and instead was forced to serve as a servant, doing housework and watching children. he was given the name mo farah and was eventually put in a foster facility and put with a foster family.
a man was under arrest after he was living in a children's museum and hoarding a stash of weapons. he with a woman and two children were living there. among the weapons was an ak-47 and handguns all within reach of the kids. >> officers did return back to the children's museum. they were able to retrieve several guns. of very high concern, silencers as well as drug indicia. the couple has been fired and the museum is temporarily closed. and "the washington post" is reporting the world is getting a lot more crowded with the total to hit 8 billion by november. that's accorded to the united nations. this comes after it hit its lowest rate in 2020. a new report also says india will likely surpass china as the most populous country in the world by next year.
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some birth control pills may come without a prescription in the u.s., and subway is picking up the tab for lunch. matt pieper has those stories in today's "moneywatch" report. >> wall street got back from a slump on monday and talked about how bad inflation is and how corporations are handling it. in a first for the u.s., the fda has received an application for an over-the-counter birth control pill. paris-based company hra pharma has asked for authorization. it's currently available by prescription. the company is saying for a product that's been available for the last 50 years and used safely by millions of women, we thought we should make it more available. how's your travel going so far this year?
some 79% of traveler so far have experienced at least one travel-related problem this year. the biggest headache they reported, unexpected travel costs, prices that were higher than people were accustomed to. other problems, long waits, hard-to-find availabilities, and poor customer service. and subs on the house. as part of subway's new series of 12 new subway sandwiches, the chain is giving away 1 million away from 10:00 to 12:00 local time. subway says from here on out customers can choose from the series or opt to build their own. that is your "cbs moneywatch" report for this tuesday morning. i'm matt pieper, cbs news, new york. ahead of the nfl season, there are some big changes for the pittsburgh steelers. the name of their home stadium has changed from heinz field to acrisure stadium.
details have not been made public. acrisure is a global insurer. many don't like the change including ben roethlisberger. he says on twitter, i can't believe it. it doesn't seem right or real. heinz field will always be the home field. i will never forget the last game and all the amazing fans at forever heinz. up next, panic at the beach. two sea lions chase away a crowd of beachgoers in crowded california.
forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ it is one of the most iconic tunes in movie history. this morning we are remembering the man behind the music, monty norman, the composer of the james bond theme song died yesterday at the age of 94 after an undisclosed illness. his theme has been used in all 25 bond movies starting with "dr. no" in 1962. a return to broadway is in the works for former "glee" star lea michele. the 35-year-old will play the lead in the revival, "funny girl" after beanie feldstein announced she will leave the show. michele is working to return to
hollywood after being accused of racist and bullying behavior by "glee" castmates last year. she'll take over the role in early september. as if you needed another reason to keep your distance from wild animals, here we go. check out this video out of la jolla, california, last week. some beachgoers got a little too close to a pair of sea lions and then had to run for their lives. one witness said a woman got within a few feet of a sleeping sea lion, prompting it to go after her and the rest of the beach. thankfully no one was hurt. coming up on "cbs mornings," anthony mason visits sheryl crow in her nashville home to talk about her new showtime documentary "sheryl." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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iconic sequoias. the fire is even getting to the aircraft dodging debris. we have info of a possible cause to all of this. a new covid variant fueling a surge overseas and turning up in the bay area. what experts say you need to know. we have a midweek cooldown here in the bay area. how long will that last? we'll talk more about it, coming up in the full forecast. >> and changing the way humans see the universe. the new images set to be released in just hours of d galaxies we've never seen. let's take a look at this morning's top stories president the washburn fire is burning in yosemite, now spanning more than 2,700 acres and 22% contained and now officials say the fire was most likely caused by a person more than 500 firefighters are on scene stripping vegetation from the forest floor and hosing down trees to make the area more humid. the burned area is home to hundreds of ancient sequoias but