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>> glor: cruzing ahead, texas senator ted cruz surges to the top in iowa. done all trump lashes out. >> i don't think he has the right temperment. i don't think he's got the right judgement. >> glor: landslides leave homes in oregon on the brink. >> this young man crawled to his death. he was shot again, again and again. >> disturbing video of a fatal police shooting in los angeles. why did officers keep firing as the suspect crawled away? and lifts the curtain on a broadway stage secret, how some stars avoid flubbing their lines. >> this is the cbs
this is the "cbs evening news." >> glor: good evening, i'm jeff glor. seven weeks untilled-- iowa caucuses first in the nation. tonight two polls show a shakeup in the race for president. in one poll senator ted cruz has surged ten points ahead of donald trump. in the other, cruz leads trump 28 percent to 26 percent, moj likely iowa caucus goers. in the bigger picture, a new national poll out today shows cruz has emerged as the strongest challenger to trump, just five points behind. ben carson has fallen into fourth place behind senator marco rubio. we begin tonight with juliana goldman in washington. >> i don't go down, i go up. >> reporter: donald trump has said he only likes polls that treat him well. so even before our new iowa poll showed him slipping, he dismissed it as bias. >> i'm leading in virtd allly every state. i'm leading in iowa although des moines register does the poll and i'm sure that will be negative. >> reporter: that poll was conducted by one of the state's most respected and accurate pollster, it has ted
senator cruz has spent months courting the voters with whom he is now leading. evangelicals and tea party conservatives. he's capturing supporters fleeing ben carson who has faltered with the increased focus >> you look at the which he's dealt with the senate where he goases in there like a-- you know, frankly like a >> reporter: in the fox news interview the says cruz doesn't have be president. republicans has the texas senator leading on that quality. on sunday trump enthusiasticically tweeted out a different national poll showing him with a new high. cruz's five points behind in second place. marco rubio is third. >> trump is smart like a >> reporter: these current and former trump supporters in virginia were part of a recent focus group conducted after his inflammatory proposal to bar muslims from entering the u.s >> if trump gets elected, he will have people that will coach him, to insurance that-- ensure that these types of things don't come out.
has failed us last two times times with weak want dan-- candaces firks with mccain and romney who were weak. there is no number two to trump. >> reporter: as the republican contest sorts it self out, it is looking more and more like the po text for protracted primary between trump as the anti-establishment pick, someone like cruz who carries conservative and religious voters, and then there is the establishment candidate who republicans have historically nominated whoever that may be this cycle. >> glor: julianna goldman in washington. >> weather extremes across the country tonight. this picture from western oklahoma, the definition of white out conditions. this one from new york, which is experiencing record high temperatures. let's bring in wbz's chief meteorologist eric fisher. we will start in the northwest getting slammed by the storms, what is happening with that system? >> jeff, this storm has a lot more cold air to work with so we are seeing a lot more snow all across the inner mountain west over the next 48 hours and eventually that energy spins out into the plains.
and wednesday, into nep nebraska, parts of south dakota and every state in the west picking up much needed snow fall. every state until the plains picking up fresh snow over the next 48 hours. the east totally different story. a feel of spring, long-standing record high temperatures, in detroit that record in 1881. baltimore hit 72. more record highs possible tomorrow. especially with a little wedge of warm air in the east. also some rainy travel to kick off the week. there is a change toward the middle and later stages of the week, colder air working its way farther east and for some who haven't felt much of it, a little feel of winter in the air. >> glor: thank you very much. that system in the pacific northwest may be on its way out but it's still doing damage. david begnaud is in tillamook, oregon tontd. >> good evening, seven families live along this hillside in western oregon in part because of the view. but now all seven homes are in danger of being condemned including this one right above me that
protect at this hour. some 11 inches of rain fell in this area over a seven day period causing a landslide that, look at this, opened up a hole big enough to fit almost 11 suvs. >> so this is the road that leads to your house. >> yes, well, at least it used to be. now it just kind of leads to a cliff. >> morgan has watched the landslide on her family's property for the last six days. what started as a crack caved into a crater. bob is her neighbor. >> you just woke up, you walked out and it looked like this. >> yes. did not hear a sound, not a sound one. it's just, the land went away. >> reporter: five feet from his front door is now a cliff. a week's worth of nearly nonstop rain in this picturesque part of oregon has left bob and his wife of 36 years de literally living near the edge. people are pitching in to help. more than 200 sand bags are holding down a tarp
ground from sliding any more. >> people that i never knew and probably might not see again, came up here to help me save this hill. it is overwhelming. that's hard. >> reporter: 30 yards from the home the landslide has pushed into a barn owned by cottry's family. >> i mean right now this is the only thing holding that hillside up. >> his relatives live alongside the barn in this home. they are now staying in a horse trailer because the home is in danger of being condemned. cottry whose house is save so far says sand bags have beened betion and on option. >> with you have to do something. >> bob is willing to try anything. if it means staying in the home he and his wife called paradise. >> if it starts to move, i'm not going to be stub on and stay, i will get the hell out. but until it starts to move, i'm staying. >> the hole in front of bob's house is 100 feet long and 50 feet wide. tomorrow he'll find out if his home is condemned.
company told him this week they will not pay for the damage. >> glor: david begnaud in oregon. the los angeles county sheriff's department is investigating a deadly shooting tonight. officers fired dozens of rounds and kept shooting while the suspect was on the ground. chris martinez has this story with this warning, the video can be disturbing to watch. >> reporter: dramatic video captures the moment two los angeles county sheriff's deputies fire multiple shots at nicholas robertson in the linwood neighborhood of los angeles. robertson falls to the ground and after a short interval he's seen crawling on his stomach as he is repeatedly struck by additional gunfire. last night angry demonstrators gathered at the shooting scene. pamela brown is robertson's mother-in-law. >> he left three kids behind, two daughters and a son. they could have tas erred him or anything. >> reporter: today this hours after the shooting, the sheriff's department held a press
l.a. county sheriff jim mcdoneel. >> we came out today to try to be as transparent as we can with the information we can, share at this time that say hey, here's what we have, what we know about it. >> the sheriff's department released this video showing robertson minutes before his encounter with deputies walking down a busy street carrying a gun. investigators say the confrontation started when deputies responded to multiple -9d 11 calls about a man firing shots into the air. l.a. county homicide detective captain steve katz. >> he did not comply with their repeated requests to drop the weapon. the movement of the suspect and the way he was holding the fire arm indicates that he was motions in the direction of the deputy sheriffs. >> reporter: the video then captures the moment the deputies began firing, a total of 33 rounds. robertson was pronounced dead at the scene. community activist naj najali says the video is disturbing. >> because it appears
crawled to his death, he was shot again, again, and again. >> reporter: local civil rights leaders have asked for an independent investigation into robertson's death. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. >> glor: this week the federal reserve is expected to raise interest rates for the first time in more than nine years. the expected increase, a quarter point. for more on what this means we turn to cbs business news analyst jel sha linger. we figure it will happen this week. >> it's almost certain and here's why. the fed slashed rates ten times over 14 months until we got down to zero percent during the financial crisis. that was an effort to stimulate the economy. all these years later, what has happened. the economy is growing about a 2 and a quarter percent a year for the last few years. we've got job creation, unemployment down at five persz. the fed thinks it's time to normalize interest rate policy. they'll start this week. >> glor: if this happens, who wins, who loses. >> finally good news for savers who have gotten basically zero percent interest on their checking, savings and
little more for all kinds of loans whether it's credit cards, auto loans, morlt rates are not tied to these rates but they could go up as well. investors could be kind of murky out there, i think star and bond prices could be quite volatile in the next few weeks. >> glor: the global economy is slowing down a bit. there is some concern the american economy will slow down. some economists think this is too early. >> these are people like larry summers the former treasury secretary. and they even cite the fact that crude oil which fell by almost 11% last week down to seven year lows, that that is a sign of the slowdown. janet yellin, the fed chair has said look, don't worry bh that. things slow down, we don't have to keep raising rates, and if things speed up and we get inflation, we could raise rates by more than a quarter of a percent and more often. so everything will be data depend ent. we'll have to see. much. this weekend fbi divers wrapped up their search of a lake in san bernardino, california. investigators won't say if they found evidence possibly dumped there by terrorists who killed 14
nearly 20 others. tonight john blackstone tells us how some in the community fear a backlash against them. >> since the san bernardino shootings, ron has changed the way she covers her hair so she looks less muslim. >> instead of wearing the traditional, i start wearing hats so that way i can blend in to minimize any, you know, possibility of someone retaliating or saying inning to me. >> reporter: as a mother of five who lives just three miles from the scene of the shooting, she was already concerned about the safety of her family. then she learned the attackers were muslim. >> when i knew the name of the shooter, i was devastated. the first thing i did was i end up writing an e-mail to all the principals of my kids schools letting them know that i am a muslim, we're a muslim family. that we condemn these kind of attacks. >> reporter: since the paris attacks, there have been several attacks on muslims. a pregnant muslim woman assaulted in san diego.
ordered off a flight in chicago after a passenger heard them speaking arabic and felt threatened. and after the san bernardino massacre, a copy of the koran filled with bullets left outside an islamic clothing store in southern california. on friday, it was the fire bombing much a mosque in coachella, 70 miles from san bernardino. police have arrested a 23 year old man for arson and committing a hate crime. ron has decided her best defense is not to hide but to show the true nature of her religion beginning with covering her hair. >> now i feel like i'm more determined to keep it on and let everyone know what the muslim community is all about. and i feel i have that tool and i should use it i cannot think of any place on this earth that i would want to be other than the u.s this is my country. as much as anybody americans. >> reporter: for this muslim-american family,
are as outraged over the attack that took place here and just as united in grief as any other american family. >> glor: john blackstone, thank you. a dramatic program trying to keep kids away from trouble. and the only thing better than winning the heisman trophy? the family's celebration. when the cbs evening
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some students can't bear to look. >> sometimes i go in the bathroom and i close the door. and i get down on my knees and i cry. >> reporter: the pain adams grandmother describes hit home for 16 year old roshelys sanchez. >> i can imagine my mom crying because something happened to me or one of my family members. >> reporter: 15 year old jor jord and barreto first went to the program in may. >> i was with the wrong people, doing the wrong things. and the program really opened my eyes, that people are getting killed for nothing. and it ain't no means to-- to them bullets. >> reporter: the students also visited aing more. so far more than 10,000 students have come to the cradle 2 grave program at temple university hospital. jeff, organizers say that fewer than a dozen of those students returned back to that hospital's trauma unit with a gun shot wound. >> glor: jericka duncan, thank you very much. up next here, a christmas surprise.
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fear is fore getting their lines. so now some are getting extra help as jamie yuccas reports that has prompted criticism. >> it's a star studded season on broadway. al pacino in china doll, bruce willis in misery. and james earl jones in cicely tyson in the gin game. but while those actors draw big lines at the box office, some of them are having trouble remembering their lines. each has reportedly used tel prompters on an earpiece so someone off stage can cue them. the reviews are not greats. in fact, al pa china's "china doll" may be the worst reviewed play of the season. "the wall street journal" says yes, he's using tel prompters. and that he was not at ease with his lines. "the new york post" writes al pacino needs tel prompters for lines in terrible new broadway play. >> it they use celebrities to drive ticket sales for plays or musicals, you have this problem with that you need assistant.
new york's theater editor. he says audience members walked out after the first act, launching pa chin-- watching pacino search for the tel prompters. >> they will have more difficult when they are in a play and have to sustain a scene over several minutes. >> cote doesn't hold back on willis' performance either. calling it stiff. willis and pacino did work through numerous script changes during previews. that gave them less time to mem orize their parts. for actors like jones and tyson, reciting their lines is complicated by having to also play a card game throughout the entire play. >> even broadway great angela lansbury needed some help. the 90 year old actress used an earpiece in the 2009 production of blithe spirit. but she won her fifth tony for that performance. >> as you get older, it gets worse, it gets more difficult. >> mark wing-davey chairs the graduate acting program at nyu. he says remembering lines is challenging,
actor bhos have been away from the stage. earpieces can be a solution. >> if you want to see a major movie star, you don't necessarily want to see an incredible feat of memory. you want to see them become relaxed and responsive. if that's what it takes, then it seems to me that is fine. >> james earl jones, cicely tyson, al pacino, were fabulous. >> reporter: new yorker cheryl rubin is a big theater fan. she says she didn't even notice any of the actors getting prompted. >> theater goer are not getting ripped off. they're seeing great acting by great actors. >> great actors doing whatever it takes to keep their names on broadway. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. >> that is the cbs evening news tonight, later on cbs, "60 minutes" and first thing tomorrow, cbs this morning. i'm jeff glor in new york. good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by