Casper is a mattress company that’s flipping expectations. It has raised $15 million in funding from high-profile backers, including Ashton Kutcher. The company, which sells exclusively through its website, is already disrupting an established industry that traditionally relies on salesmen and showrooms. Gigi Stone Woods reports on their direct-to-consumer approach appealing to the on-demand millennial generation.
Critics say new American embassies are getting more expensive. CBS News is learning of problems with one in the works in Mexico City that was supposed to cost $577 million to build, but the construction estimate has gone up by one-third, and the State Department hasn't even broken ground yet. Nancy Cordes reports.
The Aurora theater shooting trial of James Holmes is focusing on the notebook that Holmes mailed to his psychiatrist before the 2012 theater massacre. It contains 32 pages of drawings and writings, apparently showing Holmes weighing different methods and locations for an attack. Elaine Quijano reports.
A mixed picture in Texas as some places gird for possible flooding while others continue to clean up after record-setting floods early in the week
Hackers stole tax information from more than 100,000 Americans. The IRS is investigating whether criminals in Russia are behind the cybersecurity breach. Jeff Pegues reports on the multi-million-dollar theft in Washington.
Dozens of people from the U.S. and abroad are being monitored for possible exposure to live anthrax after the military mistakenly shipped the potential deadly agent to labs in up to nine states and South Korea. An investigation has been launched by the Centers for Disease Control while the Pentagon is working to secure the samples. Margaret Brennan reports.
Some of the worst flooding in the history of Houston has led to seven confirmed deaths. More than two more inches fell on the city, and search crews are still finding victims who were swept away. Vicente Arenas reports.
The southern Plains was hit again with extreme weather conditions, as a tornado touched down in Canadian, Texas, seriously injuring three. It comes amid historic rainfall and flooding in many parts of the state. Don Dahler reports from Wimberley, Texas, where eight people are still missing.
Residents alerted near several rivers; cleanup efforts, search for missing continuing in areas where deadly floodwaters have receded
Buying a new bed has long meant a showroom ordeal with salesmen touting dozens of choices, but "Casper" is flipping that model
Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark died this week at age 75. "Sunday Morning" correspondent Martha Teichner profiled Mark and her work in 2001.
49 young spellers qualify for semifinals during Wednesday's preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee
Defense attorneys want to case moved out of Baltimore, arguing it will be impossible to select an impartial jury and receive a fair trial
Men thought it was no place for women but Andrea Hollen proved them wrong -- 35 years ago
A very small number of storms has been predicted for the 2015 hurricane season, making this the 9th consecutive year with fewer named storms than average. Meteorologist Craig Setzer tells CBSN what to expect.
As the National Spelling Bee begins in Maryland, students from across the country are gathering to spell it all out. CBSN's Jeff Glor has the competitors' top tips and tricks to prepare for the events.
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has reached a settlement with Wal-Mart after a multiple-vehicle accident with one of its truck drivers. CBSN's Jeff Glor shares what details are available on the confidential agreement.
The Pentagon has admitted it mistakenly shipped live anthrax across the country and to South Korea. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin explained how such an accident could happen.
5/27: Death toll rises in Texas as search for missing continues; Taking the blues to America's schools
Amid tornado warnings on Wednesday, the search for flood victims continued in hard-hit Wimberley, Texas; and Blues musician Billy Branch is taking his love of blues to schools across the country
Blues musician Billy Branch is taking his love of blues to schools across the country. As Dean Reynolds reports, Branch hopes to expose kids to the blues and its rich history.