5/19: Takata air bag recall largest in history; performers compete for prime spots in NYC subway

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:10pm
According to federal regulators, nearly 34 million vehicles will need to be fixed because of defective Takata air bags; and more than 60 musical acts auditioned Tuesday in front a panel of judges to earn the official approval of the New York City subway system.

Performers compete for prime spots in NYC subway

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:16pm
More than 60 musical acts auditioned Tuesday in front a panel of judges to earn the official approval of the New York City subway system. The winning acts will be given access to the most lucrative spots in the city's subway. Jim Axelrod reports.

Crisis facing American seniors: Life as "elder orphans"

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:13pm
A quarter of Americans over 65 are at risk of becoming so-called "elder orphans" -- facing loneliness, depression and limited access to basic needs. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports on the emerging problem.

Thousands of rape kits remain untested

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:12pm
There are more than 9,000 untested rape kits in crime labs in five major U.S. cities, according to the national group Joyful Heart Foundation. Anna Werner reports on the impact untested kits can have.

Mother makes plea for journalist son missing in Syria

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:06pm
Austin Tice, 34, is an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for more than 1,000 days. On Tuesday his mother Debra Tice made an appeal for help in getting her son back. CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward reports.

Hillary Clinton on her personal email accounts

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:04pm
After 28 days of avoiding the press, Hillary Clinton answered questions Tuesday about her use of private emails as secretary of state. Clinton told the press she wants the emails released sooner than the State Department's expected release. Nancy Cordes reports from Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Takata air bag recall largest in history

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:54pm
According to federal regulators, nearly 34 million vehicles will need to be fixed because of defective Takata air bags. At least five deaths and more than 100 injuries have been linked to the problem. Jeff Glor reports on the historic recall and what's being done to diagnose the problem.

Justice denied: Rape kits left untested in several states

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:37pm
Thousands of the kits are still with police departments nationwide, possibly delaying justice for victims of sexual assault

​Subway's got talent: Musicians compete for official busker spots

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:13pm
Dozens of musical acts audition for a chance to get a prime spot in New York City's subway system

Major airbag recall still leaves questions unanswered

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:02pm
In one of the largest actions of its kind ever, federal regulators say it is still unclear why airbags made by Takata are injuring drivers

​Starving veteran who called 911 highlights risk of "elder orphans"

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 8:56pm
Clarence Blackmon's story exemplifies one of the many risks of aging alone

Amtrak engineer was new to Northeast corridor

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 8:54pm
Man who was driving train that derailed in Philadelphia had only been on that route a few weeks

Subject of "Serial" podcast wins chance for new witness

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 8:44pm
Adnan Syed, the convicted killer who was the subject of the popular podcast "Serial," has won a big break in his push for a retrial. The defense may have the chance to call an alibi witness. 48 Hours Crimesider reporter Michelle Sigona has the latest.

Investigation finds 9,000 ignored rape kits

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 8:26pm
"There is disturbing new evidence of a backlog in rape investigations across the U.S. There are more than 9,000 rape kits sitting in crime labs, waiting to be tested. Ilse Knecht, of the Joyful Heart Foundation talks to CBSN's Elaine Quijano. "

Patriots will not appeal "deflategate" penalties

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 8:04pm
New England Patriots' owner Robert Kraft says he will not appeal punishments from the league over deflating championship game balls. CBSN's Elaine Quijano talks about the highly-anticipated decision.

CBS This Morning live at the World Trade Center: May 20, 2015

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:36pm
CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers sits down with CBS This Morning senior producer Diana Miller about Wednesday's show, which will be live from the the top of the World Trade Center.

Historian claims to have uncovered first ever Shakespeare portrait

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:36pm
Historian Mark Griffiths claims to have decoded directions to the first known images of historic playwright William Shakespeare. However, some experts are skeptical. CBSN's Elaine Quijano reports on the controversial claim.

Mountain lion cornered, captured in California resident's backyard

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:02pm
"Something smelled good" for cat to wander into downtown San Mateo, official says

Regulators announced broad Takata airbag recall

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 6:34pm
After CBSN's Elaine Quijano talks to Jeff Glor who has been following the airbag recalls.

Tragic turn after teens toss pebbles at friend's window

CBS US News - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 6:24pm
A Montana teen who was startled by pebbles tossed at his windows fired a gun that killed his friend. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has the story.

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