[LESS INFO] 127 VIEWS | ADDED 00:44:33 12/22/11
Wednesday: Eight soldiers are charged in the apparent suicide of U.S. Army Private Danny Chen; Also, the FAA issues new rules aimed at preventing commercial airline pilots from flying fatigued; And, families of some of the last American soldiers to leave Iraq welcome them home for the holidays.
[LESS INFO] 158 VIEWS | ADDED 01:50:29 12/21/11
Tuesday: House Republicans double down by voting to reject a two-month payroll tax cut extension; Also, if Congress does not act before the end of the year, the unemployment benefits that millions of Americans receive will disappear; And, a poverty-stricken football team in Georgia wins the state championship with the help of a federally-funded nutrition program.
[LESS INFO] 181 VIEWS | ADDED 02:40:13 12/20/11
Monday: The U.S. government is concerned with the transition of power after the death of Kim Jong Il; Then, The Senate was taken by surprise when House Republicans railed against the two-month payroll tax cut extension; Also, Florida A%M President James Ammons will not be suspended in the wake of the school's hazing scandal.
[LESS INFO] 150 VIEWS | ADDED 01:20:57 12/18/11
Saturday: In a rare Saturday session, the Senate votes to extend the payroll tax cut and to continue to give long-term jobless Americans 99 weeks of unemployment benefits; Also, in Egypt, the army turns on the civilian demonstrators who once saw the military as their friends; And, Ben Tracy reports on "Olive" - an entire full-length film shot on a smartphone that will actually be released in a theater.
[LESS INFO] 188 VIEWS | ADDED 23:35:25 12/15/11
Thursday: House Budget Chair Paul Ryan, a Republican, and Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, introduce a bipartisan solution for the future of Medicare; Also, for the final time, the colors are presented at the U.S. military headquarters during a ceremony that marks the official end of the mission in Iraq; And, police believe they've found the body of 23-year-old missing New Jersey woman Shannan Gilbert, ending an 18-month search.
[LESS INFO] 148 VIEWS | ADDED 00:49:40 12/15/11
Wednesday: Authorities looking into the death of a band member at Florida A%M open a fraud inquiry; Also, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich go on the offensive, defending their conservative records; Plus, the American marriage rate hits a record low; And, Ben Tracy visits "Slab City" - a tent city in the desert of Southern California that many displaced Americans now call home.
[LESS INFO] 201 VIEWS | ADDED 00:47:56 12/14/11
Federal safety regulators are calling for a nationwide ban on all cell phone use while driving, Then, Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has a plan to build the world's biggest airplane and use it to launch rockets into space; Also, some 2,000 of Elizabeth Taylor's keepsakes are about to hit the auction block.
[LESS INFO] 4997 VIEWS | ADDED 01:12:53 12/13/11
The individual mandate has become a red-hot issue in the race for the Republican presidential nomination; Then, A video showing an old fashioned vote rigging method galvanized Russians to protest against political corruption; Also, measurements show dangerously high levels of air pollution in China that may also be affecting America's weather.
[LESS INFO] 5004 VIEWS | ADDED 01:44:51 12/11/11
Saturday: Comments from GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich which call into question the legitimacy of the Palestinians are raising concern about his leadership and temperament; Also, researchers announce a milestone in the field of gene therapy which could dramatically improve the lives of people living with hemophilia B; And, the Super PAC is redefining the way money is raised and spent this campaign season.
[LESS INFO] 4101 VIEWS | ADDED 01:50:31 12/10/11
Friday: President Obama says he didn't overpromise on his ability to fix the economy and that the recovery may take "more than one president" in an interview with "60 Minutes."; Also, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is in a virtual tie for second place in Iowa. But, could Ron Paul be the next president? As Dean Reynolds reports, he certainly thinks so; And, Steve Hartman tells the heart-warming story of a high school drama teacher who refuses to let her Stage 4 cancer stop the show.
[LESS INFO] 3833 VIEWS | ADDED 01:02:57 12/09/11
Thursday: The Iranian military is showing off what they claim is an American drone that they brought down; Also, Virginia Tech's campus was on lock down and high alert for more than four hours following a shooting which left two dead; And, the EPA says fracking - the controversial method of drilling for oil and natural gas - may be polluting groundwater.
[LESS INFO] 184 VIEWS | ADDED 01:04:21 12/08/11
Wednesday: In a surprise decision by the Obama administration, young teenagers will not be allowed access to the morning-after emergency contraception pill without a prescription; Also, a look inside secret make-shift hospitals in Syria where wounded protesters are being treated because going to a government-run facility is too dangerous; And, Harry Morgan, best known for his role as Colonel Sherman T. Potter on M*A*S*H, is dead at the age of 96.
[LESS INFO] 3821 VIEWS | ADDED 00:44:08 12/07/11
Tuesday: CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward shares an inside look at what life is like for the band of former Syrian soldiers who have taken up arms against Bashar al Assad's regime; Then, Iowa Evangelicals share what they look for when voting for a candidate in the upcoming caucuses; Also, The last U.S. soldiers prepare to leave their stations in Iraq by receiving some final training.
[LESS INFO] 3813 VIEWS | ADDED 01:14:56 12/06/11
CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward managed to get inside Syria during their revolution and got a rare look at what the dictator doesn't want anyone to see; Then, Officials believe a super-secret drone shot down by Iran is now in the hands of their military; Also, A 19-year-old Afghan woman sits in jail after being raped and becoming pregnant, accused of adultery and her only ticket out is to marry her attacker.