The latest presidential poll shows the race is tightening, with Democrat Hillary Clinton leading Republican Donald Trump by six points. The margin was eight points a week ago. Clinton's newest issue is her top aide's failing marriage. Huma Abedin is separating from her husband, former Congressman Anthony Weiner, who is in the middle of his third sexting scandal. Nancy Cordes reports.
Movie fans and colleagues are remembering actor Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at the age of 83. Wilder made his Hollywood debut in "Bonnie and Clyde," but he became a comedy icon with his performances in some of the world's funniest movies and his title role in a children's classic, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory." Jamie Wax looks back at Wilder's memorable career.
The Central Pacific Hurricane Center issues a hurricane watch for the Big Island of Hawaii
An Alaska Airlines jet made an emergency landing in Minneapolis after a passenger apparently wanted to get off the plane mid-flight. The man reportedly tried to open a door in the back of the aircraft Monday night. The flight had left John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York bound for Seattle. Kris Van Cleave reports.
A top African-American adviser to Donald Trump is apologizing for posting a racially offensive cartoon of Hillary Clinton on Twitter, undercutting any serious Trump effort to appeal to black voters. Pastor Mark Burns later deleted the tweet, apologizing for the imagery, but not the message. Major Garrett reports.
Hillary Clinton's top aide, Huma Abedin, is separating from her husband, former Congressman Anthony Weiner, amid his third sexting scandal. New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent and CBS News contributor Mark Leibovich, who interviewed Weiner last month, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss Donald Trump's response to the controversy and how the presidential candidates are preparing for their first debate.
A pastor who advises Donald Trump says sorry for posting a racially offensive cartoon of Hillary Clinton, and New York City Police gear up for big event
New details about the separation of Hillary Clinton's top aide from her husband, Anthony Weiner, after the former Congressman's new sexting scandal. Also, movie fans and colleagues are remembering actor Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at age 83. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.
Black pastor Mark Burns tweeted racially offensive imagery of Clinton, undercutting Trump's efforts to appeal to African-American voters
Brock Turner's lenient sentence for three counts of felony sexual assault sparked a public outcry, but now he will have served just half of his six-month sentence
Recent security scares at two of the largest U.S. international airports are raising questions about safety in the face of chaos
Child Protective Services reportedly involved after mom apparently lets man throw 4-year-old into Washington river for fun
Police trying to figure out who owned gun used by boy 13, who accidentally shot himself and 12-year-old girl
New York state Board of Parole says it has again denied parole to Mark David Chapman, who on Dec. 8, 1980, shot and killed the former Beatle outside his luxury Manhattan apartment
There will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them, FAA says
Officials marked the anniversary with wreath-laying ceremonies to remember those who lost their lives to the flooding and celebrations to commemorate those who survived
Dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word “scapegoat” when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on the lam in California for several days
8/29: Clinton adviser Abedin dumps husband after latest sex scandal; Truck carrying Takata air bags explodes in Texas, killing one
Hillary Clinton's longtime aide Huma Abedin announced she is separating from her husband, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner over a sexting scandal; Actor and writer Gene Wilder has died from complications of Alzheimer's disease
State police are investigating a car on the Garden State Parkway in Egg Harbor Township and an SUV covered with bullet holes in the parking lot of a Wawa store near a highway exit
Fire was reported at the Presbyterian church in the city’s Overbrook neighborhood; Gothic church hosted many programs for young children and gay worshipers