[LESS INFO] 119 VIEWS | ADDED 16:29:31 04/15/12
At least 122 tornadoes swept across the plain states, one of which hit the small town of Woodward, Oklahoma, killing at least five people; Then, The first military observers arrived in Syria, to help reinforce the cease-fire which activists claim has broken down; Also, a small town in Ireland commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Titanic.
[LESS INFO] 123 VIEWS | ADDED 16:38:48 04/14/12
Members of the secret service assigned to protect President Obama were sent home with allegations of misconduct including prostitution; Also, Iran sat down for talks about its nuclear program with six world powers; And,an Internet entrepreneur determined to preserve one copy of every book ever published.
[LESS INFO] 46 VIEWS | ADDED 17:06:12 04/12/12
George Zimmerman made his first court appearance since being charged with the murder of Trayvon Martin; Then, The ceasefire in Syria brokered by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan is tenuously holding; Also, locals see the bluebonnet blooming in Texas as a sign of hope.
[LESS INFO] 35 VIEWS | ADDED 16:41:44 04/11/12
George Zimmerman has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin; Also, Indonesia was rocked by an 8.6 magnitude earthquake, but there was little serious damage; And, construction is nearly complete in what will soon become the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere - One World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. Ironworkers have erected 93 of the buildings' 104 stories. Nancy Cordes goes all the way to the top for a look.
[LESS INFO] 28 VIEWS | ADDED 16:27:56 04/10/12
Facing a tough primary in his home state of Pennsylvania and the illness of his 3-year-old daughter, Rick Santorum suspended his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination; Also, John Blackstone reports on why Facebook bought the photo sharing application Instagram for double its estimated value; And, a century after the Titanic went down, and Irish town tries to make peace with the past.
[LESS INFO] 147 VIEWS | ADDED 18:30:23 04/08/12
"60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer takes a look back at Mike Wallace who died at the age of 93; Then, The U.S. and Afghanistan have agreed to a new set of rules for the controversial military operations of night raids; Also, 100 years after the Titanic's maiden and only voyage, another ship's passengers and crew have set sail to retrace the historic voyage.
[LESS INFO] 64 VIEWS | ADDED 18:49:35 04/07/12
Police are looking for a lone gunman suspected in a string of shootings that left three dead, two wounded and has an African-American neighborhood on edge; Also, the investigation continues into the crash of a Navy jet into an apartment complex in Virginia Beach, Va., that miraculously took no lives; And, Thomas Kinkade, known as "The Painter of Light," has died unexpectedly in his home near San Francisco, Calif.
[LESS INFO] 72 VIEWS | ADDED 17:19:35 04/06/12
Firefighters are searching the remains of 20 apartments in Virginia Beach, Va., looking for victims of the FA/-18 crash. Bob Orr pieces together the details of happened in Navy fighter jet disaster; Also, the jobless rate dropped to 8.2 percent in March - the lowest in more than three years. But, while the number of new jobs grew, it slowed down significantly; And, Steve Hartman pays a visit to jump rope innovator Bobby Hinds to see what he's been up to since Charles Kuralt first visited him in 1976.
[LESS INFO] 101 VIEWS | ADDED 16:53:00 04/05/12
An audio tape has surfaced that appears to be evidence of the New Orleans Saints pay-to-injure bounty system; Also, The man with the largest collection of baseball films in the country, shows off his mementos; And, audio tapes have been released which detail the emergency landing by 80-year-old Helen Collins, who was left to fly the plane after the pilot - her husband - died at the controls.
[LESS INFO] 67 VIEWS | ADDED 16:47:24 04/04/12
A new report says one-third of medical spending is wasted on unnecessary procedures. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on the overuse and misuse of health care; Also, the FDA is alerting healthcare professionals that 120 vials of fake Altuzan - a cancer fighting drug - have entered the U.S.; And, no one was killed by the massive Texas storm that brought as many as 13 tornadoes to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Jeff Glor speaks with some of the grateful survivors.
[LESS INFO] 12 VIEWS | ADDED 16:37:23 04/03/12
Tuesday: A massive storm swept through the Dallas-Fort Worth area, bringing with it at least two tornadoes that ripped apart homes and businesses, and knocked out power to tens of thousands; Also, CBS News projects GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will win the Republican primary contests in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington D.C.; And, Florida's Miramar High used to be one of the worst performing schools in the state until the band director turned the school, the students, and his fellow teachers around.
[LESS INFO] 242 VIEWS | ADDED 16:40:27 04/02/12
A suspect is in custody after a gunman killed seven people in a shooting on the campus of Oikos University in Oakland, California; Then, Syria President Bashar al Assad agreed to withdrawal troops and tanks from his country's biggest cities by April 10; Also, Vietnam War veterans are getting a long overdue homecoming 43 years later.
[LESS INFO] 86 VIEWS | ADDED 16:09:29 04/01/12
Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a landmark election marking a major milestone in the Southeast Asian nation; Then, Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has pledged $12 million in aid and satellite communication equipment to the Syrian rebels; Also, nuclear radiation threatens some of Japan's best known delicacies.
[LESS INFO] 70 VIEWS | ADDED 17:44:45 03/30/12
Friday: The world-record jackpot of at least $640 million in the Mega Millions lottery has created a countrywide stampede for tickets; Also, ehe chief mortician at Dover Air Force Base tells David Martin how he almost lost his job for blowing the whistle on the military's improper handling of soldiers' remains; And, Steve Hartman reports on 17-year-old physics genius Taylor Wilson, whose big ideas are already changing the world.
[LESS INFO] 71 VIEWS | ADDED 17:18:16 03/29/12
Thursday: The funeral director who buried Trayvon Martin says there was no sign Martin was in a fight before he was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer; Also, the Centers for Disease Control estimates 1 out of every 88 American children has been diagnosed with a disorder on the autism spectrum; And, 30 years ago, ground was broken on the Vietnam Memorial. Barry Petersen explores three decades of love left behind.