[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.
[LESS INFO] 212 VIEWS | ADDED 16:26:27 04/22/12
A storm system moving up the U.S. East coast is expected to bring heavy rain across the Northeast and dump more than a foot of snow in parts of Pennsylvania; Then, sources tell CBS News George Zimmerman is eager to go free on bail but mindful of the threats he faces outside; Also, Nevada's mining industry is in the middle of a gold rush, with prospectors pouring in from all over the country.
[LESS INFO] 239 VIEWS | ADDED 16:52:54 04/20/12
The judge set bail for George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin at $150,000. At the hearing, Zimmerman addressed Martin's parents and apologized for their loss; Also, CBS News has learned that three more Secret Service members are leaving the agency over the prostitution scandal; And, Steve Hartman catches up with P. Stephen Potter, a lawyer turned hot dog slinger at the University of Nebraska stadium.
[LESS INFO] 197 VIEWS | ADDED 17:00:55 04/19/12
Najibullah Zazi, who pleaded guilty to plotting a 2009 bombing attempt in New York City, is testifying in the trial of an accomplice; Also, 33 years after the disappearance of six-year-old Etan Patz, police are following a new lead; And, Howard Buffett, son of billionaire Warren Buffett, is on a mission to feed America's hungry.
[LESS INFO] 222 VIEWS | ADDED 16:35:17 04/18/12
Dick Clark, the man known as "America's oldest teenager," has died at the age of 82. Anthony Mason remembers the TV legend and his entertainment empire; Also, three Secret Service members caught up in the prostitution scandal are out of a job; And, for the 70th anniversary of the Doolittle raid on Japan, Nancy Cordes sat down with the five remaining members of the crew who carried out the attack to find out how they overcame the seemingly impossible odds to help change the course of World War II.
[LESS INFO] 154 VIEWS | ADDED 16:47:53 04/17/12
The Secret Service and Pentagon prostitution investigation is growing. CBS News has learned that at least 20 women were involved, as well as Army Special Forces troops; Also, researchers and engineers in California use state of the art technology to test how everything from elevators to operating rooms hold up during a major earthquake; And, weekly Friday night dinners for wounded veterans and their families have become an institution for servicemen during the healing process.
[LESS INFO] 168 VIEWS | ADDED 16:43:05 04/16/12
Eleven Secret Service agents and officers had their top secret clearances revoked while the investigation in a prostitution scandal continues; Then, Thieves are stealing Social Security numbers and other personal information to cash in on the lucrative growing crime wave of tax refund identity scams; Also, CBS News marks the 50th anniversary of Walter Cronkite's debut as anchor to the "Evening News."
[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.