[LESS INFO] 20 VIEWS | ADDED 17:10:32 06/01/12
The latest jobs report sends the stock market plummeting; Also, George Zimmerman, the admitted killer of Trayvon Martin, is headed to jail after a judge revoked his bond; And, Steve Hartman reports on a blind teacher who has developed an uncanny ability to verbalize information to his students.
[LESS INFO] 41 VIEWS | ADDED 17:23:48 05/31/12
Former vice presidential nominee John Edwards was acquitted of one count of campaign finance fraud, and a deadlocked jury yielded a mistrial on five other counts; Also, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of sodas and sugary beverages larger than 16 ounces; And, political differences seemed to dissolve during the unveiling of former President George W. Bush's portrait in the White House.
[LESS INFO] 12 VIEWS | ADDED 18:29:17 05/30/12
Europe's debt crisis had American investors dumping stock, resulting in a triple-digit loss for the Dow; Also, in Syria, another mass execution has been uncovered, as pressure mounts on the U.S. to intervene; And, a study out in the journal "Aging" found a common trait between people who live past 100 is a positive attitude and outlook on life.
[LESS INFO] 20 VIEWS | ADDED 18:10:40 05/29/12
The U.S. and eight other nations expelled Syrian diplomats from their capitals after Syria suffered its worst war crime in the country's 15-month-old civil war; Then, Mitt Romney is set to clinch the GOP presidential nomination after his projected win in the Texas primary; Also, the estimated 1.5 million tons of debris from Japan floating up on U.S. shores could take up to six years to clean up.
[LESS INFO] 22 VIEWS | ADDED 17:19:02 05/28/12
President Obama honored the sacrifice of the fallen patriots and pays special tribute to Vietnam Veterans; And, more than 100,000 people have signed an on-line petition to extend benefits to the Marines and their families who have been exposed to the toxic waters in the base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
[LESS INFO] 14 VIEWS | ADDED 16:20:35 05/27/12
Winds are increasing as Tropical Storm Beryl is expected to make landfall in parts of Florida and the Carolinas; Then, a sailor's campaign to design a flag to honor his fellow veterans; And, the Golden Gate Bridge celebrates its 75th anniversary.
[LESS INFO] 14 VIEWS | ADDED 18:29:13 05/26/12
Extreme weather is sweeping the country this Memorial Day weekend; Also, the head of the U.N. observer team in Syria says that at least 32 children and 60 adults have been killed in an assault by government forces; And, high-profile college commencement speakers share their insights with the class of 2012.
[LESS INFO] 23 VIEWS | ADDED 17:29:47 05/25/12
The admitted killer of Etan Patz, Pedro Hernandez, was charged with a second-degree murder; Also, the Dragon capsule, a private, unmanned spacecraft owned and operated by SpaceX, docked with the ISS; And, Steve Hartman meets with the proprietors and participants of an unusual tourism option: the storm chasing industry.
[LESS INFO] 18 VIEWS | ADDED 16:54:20 05/24/12
Police in New York City say they are holding a man who has confessed to the murder of Etan Patz - the six-year-old boy who vanished without a trace in 1979; Also, Monsignor William Lynn testified that he typed up a list of 35 alleged predator priests, but did nothing about them; And, a former high school football star convicted of rape had his conviction dismissed after his accuser said she lied about the whole thing.
[LESS INFO] 19 VIEWS | ADDED 17:26:00 05/23/12
Monsignor William Lynn testified that a Cardinal ordered him to cover up sexual abuse of children by priests; Also, the director of the Secret Service spoke publicly for the first time about the prostitution scandal; And, with only a few days left in the climbing season, a traffic jam has formed on Mount Everest in an area known as the "death zone."
[LESS INFO] 19 VIEWS | ADDED 17:16:29 05/22/12
Morgan Stanley, the lead firm in Facebook's IPO, allegedly sent out a cautionary note that the company's outlook was weakening; And, SpaceX hopes their successful launch of the Dragon capsule will push private enterprise deeper into space as a for-profit marketplace.
[LESS INFO] 26 VIEWS | ADDED 17:02:19 05/21/12
A top government panel says the PSA test for prostate cancer is unreliable giving a falsely positive result 80 percent of the time; Then, a study on the relationship between U.S. allies and the Afghans they are training provides insight into possible reasons behind attacks from the Afghan soldiers; Also, Joplin, Mo. has spent the last year rebuilding from a deviating tornado and one Joplin graduate learned some hard lessons along the way.
[LESS INFO] 13 VIEWS | ADDED 16:36:34 05/20/12
The growing frustration with the unpopular war in Afghanistan has made an exit strategy the main topic at the NATO summit in Chicago; Then, with Egypt's upcoming presidential election the Christian minority feels their situation will go from bad to worse; Also, 16-year-old Ariel Hsing is the United States' best hope at winning an Olympic gold medal.
[LESS INFO] 15 VIEWS | ADDED 18:38:54 05/19/12
In a sudden end to a diplomatic stalemate, blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng is brought to the U.S.; Also, Facebook becomes a launching pad for tech start-ups trying to cash-in on its success; And, Britain celebrates Queen Elizabeth's 60-year-reign.
[LESS INFO] 12 VIEWS | ADDED 17:38:05 05/18/12
Investors poured billions of dollars into Facebook's IPO, but the price of the brand-new stock barely moved; And, Steve Hartman meets a man who travels hundreds of miles to honor fallen soldiers with hundreds of flags.
[LESS INFO] 22 VIEWS | ADDED 17:25:49 05/17/12
A Florida court has released all of the evidence that led prosecutors to charge George Zimmerman with the murder of Trayvon Martin; Also, a new study suggests good cholesterol may not be as good as it was cracked up to be; And, thousands of women believe they are victims of an industrial-scale baby-trafficking racket.