[LESS INFO] 10 VIEWS | ADDED 17:12:11 07/16/12
The biggest drought in more than half a century covers more than half the continental U.S.; Then, amateur video from inside Syria appears to show street battles close to President Assad's doorstep; Also, Peregrine Financial Group CEO Russell Wasendorf's fraud is measured not just by the $200 million lost, but by lives ruined.
[LESS INFO] 20 VIEWS | ADDED 18:43:07 07/15/12
The fighting in Syria appeared to reach the capital of Damascus with reports of street fighting in two neighborhoods and smoke from an explosion seen rising over the skyline; Also, according to the New York Times, the FDA was secretly monitoring email accounts of its own scientists who were looking to blow the whistle on the agency; And, one summer camp that says leaving home also means leaving all electronic gadgets behind.
[LESS INFO] 21 VIEWS | ADDED 18:17:37 07/14/12
A simmering campaign feud over outsourcing has boiled over, with the president's campaign and Mitt Romney's accusing each other of lying about Romney's record at the helm of Bain Capital. Wyatt Andrews reports on who - if anyone - is telling the truth; And, eighteen years after the fall of apartheid, access to health care in South Africa is still vastly unequal among the country's black and white population. But as Michelle Miller reports, a special train is helping to bridge the gap.
[LESS INFO] 23 VIEWS | ADDED 18:50:01 07/13/12
The Obama campaign is charging that while Mitt Romney was running Bain Capital he personally endorsed outsourcing U.S. jobs overseas. Wyatt Andrews takes a look at Romney's time at Bain to separate fact from fiction; And, Steve Hartman travels to a cemetery in Hudson, NY to try and find out who - or what - has been stealing dozens of American flags.
[LESS INFO] 23 VIEWS | ADDED 17:09:17 07/12/12
A scathing report resulting from a Penn State internal investigation conducted by former FBI director Louis Freeh says coach Joe Paterno and other university official covered up reports of sex abuse by Jerry Sandusky. Armen Keteyian has the details; And, some of the children of Syria have fled to Turkey to escape President Assad's brutal crackdown against dissidents. Clarissa Ward speaks with some of the refugees.
[LESS INFO] 25 VIEWS | ADDED 17:14:11 07/11/12
More innocent children have been gunned down in Chicago's ongoing gang war. Dean Reynolds rides along with Chicago police to get a direct look at the problem; And, a new survey ranks TV moments for their impact, not just by asking people whether they remembered watching them, but whether they can remember where they watched it and whether they talked about it with others. Anthony Mason has the highlights.
[LESS INFO] 21 VIEWS | ADDED 17:18:53 07/10/12
In Scranton, Pa., years of declining revenues have led to drastic budget cuts, including slashing the pay of all city workers to minimum wage of $7.25. Elaine Quijano reports on the controversial decision; And, over half a million veteran benefit claims are caught in the increasing backlog of applications piling up because of an out of date system that still relies on paper records.
[LESS INFO] 35 VIEWS | ADDED 17:11:49 07/09/12
Doctors and paramedics throughout the Windy City have had their hands full with a recent spike in gang-related violence; Then, Syrian President Bashar Assad said the U.S. is lending support to the uprising in an effort to de-stabilize Syria; Also, +former Los Angeles gang members hired to save a new generation.
[LESS INFO] 38 VIEWS | ADDED 17:10:02 07/08/12
Growing Taliban influence in some areas has contributed to increasingly severe acts of violence against women in Afghanistan; Then, great white sharks have been spotted on both coasts, and - although nobody has been hurt - some encounters have been too close for comfort; Also, an unlikely alliance forms to save the endangered sage grouse.
[LESS INFO] 36 VIEWS | ADDED 17:52:50 07/07/12
A red-hot weekend in many parts of the country as temperatures soar over 100 degrees; And, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be in Tokyo to attend an international conference aimed at raising billions of dollars in aid for Afghanistan; Also, In Japan, women are getting in shape by going back to their roots and bringing out the warrior with in.
[LESS INFO] 42 VIEWS | ADDED 17:41:26 07/06/12
Employers added just 80,000 jobs. That's three straight months of disappointing job creation; Then, Behind the historic heat is a warm air mass that began over the Rockies; Also, Lansing, Michigan, where members of a firehouse have made welcome a mentally-handicapped man - for almost 60 years.
[LESS INFO] 38 VIEWS | ADDED 17:30:14 07/05/12
Not only temperatures are on the rise in Chicago. The number of shootings has jumped with the mercury; Then, a congressional report details how Countrywide Financial gave VIP treatment to make friends and buy influence in Congress; Also, a Colorado retreat that helps military families strengthen their bond.
[LESS INFO] 32 VIEWS | ADDED 16:22:45 07/04/12
Mitt Romney tried to clear up the confusion about where he stands on President Obama's health care reform; Then, apart of the last major offensive of the war in Afghanistan the 82nd Airborne Division's mission is to clear the Ghazni province of the Taliban; Also, scientists claim they may have found evidence of the Higgs boson "God particle."
[LESS INFO] 30 VIEWS | ADDED 17:26:41 07/03/12
Over the past eight days in the US, more than 2,400 high-temperature records have been tied or broken. So, what's behind the sweltering weather? Chip Reid reports; And, Andy Griffith, best known for portraying the role of sheriff Andy Taylor on "The Andy Griffith Show," died at the age of 86. Bill Whitaker looks back on the man who brought the fictional town of Mayberry to life.
[LESS INFO] 27 VIEWS | ADDED 17:05:23 07/02/12
A freak storm took the East by surprise, leaving a 600-mile path of destruction across seven states; Then, some Colorado residents forced to evacuate massive wildfires have returned to their homes only to find a pile of ashes; Also, inside the Supreme Court's health care ruling.
[LESS INFO] 20 VIEWS | ADDED 19:34:33 07/01/12
Three million people from Ohio to New Jersey still have no electricity following a band of powerful storms as temperatures continue to rise; Then, Protests filled the streets of Mexico showing support or disregard for the three top political parties, PRI, PAN and PRD, as the country votes to elect a new president; Also, celebrity chef Elizabeth Andoh is trying to save the endangered cuisine in Japan's nuclear disaster zone of "Tohoku" with a new cookbook.