[LESS INFO] 91 VIEWS | ADDED 01:03:52 01/07/12
Friday: The Labor Department reports that America's unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a point last month, to 8.5 percent - the lowest level in three years; Also, the U.S. Navy rescues 13 Iranian fishermen who were being held hostage by pirates in the Arabian Sea; And, Steve Hartman reports on a Denver based developer and his mission to sell $2 million condos in an underground missile silo.
[LESS INFO] 103 VIEWS | ADDED 01:27:26 01/06/12
Thursday: President Obama came to the Pentagon to make sure everyone understands his new strategy for the U.S. military - built around smaller ground forces and more air and sea power; Also, Scott Pelley speaks with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta about why defending America's computer systems has become a top priority; And, Kodak, the iconic U.S. company formed in 1880, now appears to be on its last legs.
[LESS INFO] 74 VIEWS | ADDED 01:36:25 01/05/12
Wednesday: Mitt Romney's photo-finish victory in the Iowa caucuses is a remarkable turn of events for a candidate who had all but written off the state a few months ago; Also, following his near victory in Iowa, Rick Santorum will have to figure out how to translate surprise success into sustained momentum; And, an Ohio seismologist blames a recent string of earthquakes on the natural gas extraction technique known as fracking.
[LESS INFO] 79 VIEWS | ADDED 00:33:43 01/04/12
Tuesday: GOP presidential candidates make their final push in the last few hours before the Iowa caucuses; Also, Iran continues its threats of closing off a key oil-shipping route if other nations enact tougher sanctions against the country; And, details are emerging in how the LAPD managed to catch the man suspected of starting over 50 fires around the Los Angeles area.
[LESS INFO] 98 VIEWS | ADDED 01:01:49 01/03/12
With one day remaining before the Iowa caucuses, the Republican presidential candidate frontrunners sound off on how they will reduce the national deficit; Then, police arrest a suspect in connection with more than 50 cases of arson around the Los Angeles area; Also, farmers are seeing a rise in real estate prices.
[LESS INFO] 86 VIEWS | ADDED 02:59:04 01/02/12
The latest Des Moines Register poll released days before the Iowa caucuses has Mitt Romney in first, Ron Paul in second and Rick Santorum in third; Then, Iran tested a new surface-to-air missile during its naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, which many are taking as a hostile gesture; Also, rising theater ticket prices and falling home theater costs are keeping moviegoers at home and eating into Hollywood's profits.
[LESS INFO] 57 VIEWS | ADDED 00:33:44 01/01/12
Saturday: For the past two nights, an arsonist's fires have lit up the night sky in Los Angeles. More than 30 vehicles in and around Hollywood have exploded in flames; Also, As 2012 begins, San Francisco will become the first city in the U.S. to break the $10-an-hour barrier for minimum wage; And, time zone by time zone, the world welcomes a new year. And, perhaps the most popular celebration - the ball drop in New York City's Times Square - is ready to get underway.
[LESS INFO] 74 VIEWS | ADDED 00:41:55 12/31/11
Friday: Verizon announces that it is backing down from the two-dollar monthly fee it planned on charging some wireless customers just to pay their own bills; Also, with only four days left until the Iowa caucuses, no clear frontrunner has emerged in the Republican race; And, Steve Hartman learns how putting pen to paper and sending thank you notes can improve your personal life.
[LESS INFO] 137 VIEWS | ADDED 00:38:15 12/30/11
Thursday: It appears America's jobs market is on the mend as jobless claims hit a three-year-low; Also, As the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination make their final push before the Iowa caucuses, Mitt Romney is on the rise; And, Ben Breedlove - an 18-year-old with a gift for reaching others - leaves his YouTube fans with a special gift shortly before his death.
[LESS INFO] 107 VIEWS | ADDED 00:36:16 12/29/11
With the Iowa caucuses on the horizon, Mitt Romney has turned his sights on the general election as Ron Paul faces criticism over his foreign policy; Then, Iran's threat of blocking a key oil route has shaken up the world market; Also, specialists in Afghanistan are taking a new approach to the treatment of concussions on the battlefield.
[LESS INFO] 125 VIEWS | ADDED 00:55:57 12/28/11
With the Iowa caucuses a week away the Republican presidential candidates make their final push throughout the state; Then, home prices continue to fall in major cities as many homeowners fall victim to loan scams; Also, a visit to one small town that gave a large sacrifice for the war in Iraq.
[LESS INFO] 121 VIEWS | ADDED 00:42:20 12/27/11
Americans are expected to spend $29 billion in what retailers are calling Mega Monday; Then, Nigerian officials claim to have arrested two men in connection with the Christmas day terror attacks; Also, Beethoven's famous Symphony No. 9 is still a hit enjoyed by the Japanese throughout the holiday season.
[LESS INFO] 128 VIEWS | ADDED 00:05:39 12/26/11
The 19 soldiers stationed at OP Mustang in Afghanistan take time out to celebrate Christmas; Then, at least 39 people are dead after a series of bombings targeting Nigerian churches; Also, four Long Island girls set out to make a difference in the lives of Cambodian children.
[LESS INFO] 119 VIEWS | ADDED 00:30:07 12/25/11
Saturday: With just hours to go until Christmas, shoppers crowd the stores that are still open in search of last-minute bargains; Also, Jim Axelrod shows how a sociology professor turns trash into treasure for the holidays and the homeless; And, "Operation Gratitude" brings little bits of home to American soldiers in combat zones.
[LESS INFO] 129 VIEWS | ADDED 00:47:34 12/24/11
Friday: Members of Congress unanimously pass a bill to extend the payroll tax deduction for two months; Also, a new generation of smart cars is making driving safer by actually stopping the vehicle before an accident; And, Steve Hartman has the heartwarming story of a little girl's wish to bring her dad home from Iraq for Christmas.
[LESS INFO] 150 VIEWS | ADDED 00:37:00 12/23/11
Thursday: The House of Representatives cave in and agree to vote on the Senate bill that calls for a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut; Also, the Pentagon admits that U.S. forces were partly to blame for a border clash that killed more than two-dozen Pakistani soldiers; And, a sign of the times -- middle class families are lining up along with the poor for a food bank in Des Moines, Iowa.