[LESS INFO] 53 VIEWS | ADDED 16:51:51 05/08/12
New details have emerged about how U.S. and other intelligence agencies stopped a plot to blow up a jetliner headed for the United States; Also, Maurice Sendak, author of "Where the Wild Things Are," died of a stroke at age of 83; And, in Georgia, where unemployment is running at nine percent, churches are putting their preaching into practice by ordaining "money missionaries" to help people make tough decisions about family finances.
[LESS INFO] 58 VIEWS | ADDED 16:57:24 05/07/12
U.S. intelligence has broken up a plot by al Qaeda terrorists based in Yemen to blow up a jetliner bound for the United States; Then, Republicans, Democrats, and President Obama all support the bills but Congress has yet to pass them; Also, David Martin reports on the growing danger of attacks on U.S. troops by Afghan allies.
[LESS INFO] 37 VIEWS | ADDED 16:33:19 05/06/12
France has chosen to make a major change during a critical time electing their first socialist leader in 17 years; Then, families of the victims in the 9/11 attacks await justice as the alleged terrorists face trial; Also, a shop class in Oregon where there's no boys allowed.
[LESS INFO] 40 VIEWS | ADDED 18:20:35 05/05/12
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the four other top 9/11 suspects disrupted their arraignment hearing at the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay by refusing to say anything; Also, President Obama officially launched his reelection campaign, making stops in two key battleground states - Ohio and Virginia; And, for 19 years, Shaquille O'Neal dominated the NBA with his size and even bigger personality. Now he's scored a doctorate.
[LESS INFO] 295 VIEWS | ADDED 16:44:56 05/04/12
The Labor Department reported job creation has fallen for the third straight month. Anthony Mason reports on what the new numbers mean for America's economic recovery; Also, the Philadelphia Catholic Church is releasing their initial findings in the investigation of 26 priests suspected of child sex abuse; And, Steve Hartman visits a man who is repainting an Ohio town - building by building.
[LESS INFO] 123 VIEWS | ADDED 16:28:32 05/03/12
It sounds like a spy movie plot: the story of how Chen Guangcheng escaped from house arrest; Then, a lab in New York state's capital isn't waiting for an economic turnaround - it's creating one; Also, Mike Fay is on a mission to document the voices and experiences of injured veterans through sketches.
[LESS INFO] 177 VIEWS | ADDED 16:38:24 05/02/12
Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese dissident who escaped house arrest and sought sanctuary in the U.S. embassy in Beijing, was handed over to Chinese officials who guaranteed his safety and freedom; Also, prosecutors filed criminal charges against 11 of 13 people allegedly involved in the hazing beating death of a drum major at Florida A%M University; And, "The Scream," one of the most widely-recognized works of art in the world, sells at auction for a record price.
[LESS INFO] 172 VIEWS | ADDED 18:24:27 05/01/12
On the anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden, President Obama made a secret trip to Afghanistan where he set the time frame for U.S. support and addressed the nation; Also, five self-proclaimed anarchists are in a federal prison in Cleveland charged with a homegrown terror plot; And, at a memorial service in New York City, Mike Wallace's family, friends, and colleagues shared their favorite stories of the legendary "60 Minutes" correspondent.
[LESS INFO] 284 VIEWS | ADDED 16:30:28 04/30/12
President Obama tried to avoid saying anything that could risk the hopes of diffusing the Chen Guangcheng case; Then, Some of Britain's top investigators are stumped by the murder of a junior U.K. spy found dead in a luggage bag in his bathtub; Also, More and more men are being exonerated of wrongful convictions in Texas due to DNA evidence.
[LESS INFO] 262 VIEWS | ADDED 16:46:06 04/29/12
The recent surge of type two diabetes among American children has been called an epidemic; Then, Chen Guangcheng has allegedly taken refuge in the American Embassy which may cause tensions ahead of a diplomatic visit between the U.S. and China; Also, a radio station acts as a beacon during the LA riots.
[LESS INFO] 248 VIEWS | ADDED 16:27:52 04/28/12
The U.S. Embassy in Beijing could be protecting Chen Guangcheng - one of China's most famous human rights activists - after he fled house arrest; Also, a heavily-armed survivalist, suspected of killing his wife and daughter, was found dead in a doomsday-bunker; And, investigators are hoping a re-enactment will help explain how a British intelligence agent wound up dead in a zipped-up duffel bag in his own bathtub.
[LESS INFO] 303 VIEWS | ADDED 17:24:48 04/27/12
The Secret Service is cracking down on the behavior of its agents, issuing a new code of conduct for agents on drinking, visiting questionable establishments and more; Also, the people of New York City were witnesses as the Shuttle Enterprise (atop a 747 plane) flew over the city's landmarks en route to its final destination; And, Steve Hartman catches up with an unusual rancher Charles Kuralt met a few decades back.
[LESS INFO] 289 VIEWS | ADDED 16:41:18 04/26/12
Law enforcement officials are on high alert as messages from known terrorists urge attacks on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death; Also, the CIA officer in charge of the interrogation of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed describes what it was like waterboarding the terrorist; And, a recording of Louis Armstrong's last trumpet performance has been rediscovered after 40 years .
[LESS INFO] 350 VIEWS | ADDED 16:25:48 04/25/12
The U.S. Supreme Court is reviewing Arizona's controversial immigration law that among other things allows police to check immigration documents of people; Also, USDA investigators are trying to identify where a cow suffering from mad cow disease was born and if it ever gave birth; And, after "60 Minutes" first aired a story two years ago on Elizza Montani's mission to help mend the lives of children affected by war, her charity has since received overwhelming support.
[LESS INFO] 251 VIEWS | ADDED 16:51:06 04/24/12
Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan made an appearance on Capitol Hill to assure lawmakers that he was moving to resolve the prostitution scandal; Also, the government reported a new case of mad cow disease discovered in California - the first in the U.S. in six years; And, after years of oppression, Burmese refugees are preparing for the culture shock of American life at a camp in Thailand.
[LESS INFO] 263 VIEWS | ADDED 16:32:27 04/23/12
An April snowstorm took residents in the Northeast by surprise dumping more than a foot of snow in some areas; Then, a 12th military service member has been linked to the Cartagena, Colombia prostitution scandal; Also, A hot new sport in England exercises and punishes both brain and body.