Firefighters give initial view of massive wildfire's devastation

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 7:24pm
New details released as crews take offensive to expand significant gains in corralling blaze

Stranger in line at Walmart brings teacher to tears with kind gesture

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 6:54pm
Man steps in to help teacher buy school supplies saying "teachers don't get the recognition that they deserve"

Federal judge takes action on sweeping Florida abortion law

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 4:23pm
Law prevents state funds from going to organizations that provide abortions

Meb Keflezighi: The long run

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 3:24pm
At 41, the oldest American Olympic marathoner in history continues to be an inspiration to runners the world over

Second Zika zone confirmed in Miami Beach

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 3:14pm
The CDC has expanded its travel warning for pregnant women to avoid most of the tourist-friendly area of Miami Beach

Uber rider helps driver watch son in Rio Olympics

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 2:54pm
A Philadelphia Uber driver originally planned to watch his son compete in the Olympics on TV because he was short of money. His son, shot putter Darrell Hill, entered the games ranked fourth in the world. But after a sudden twist of fate, his dad was in the stands to support him. Jamie Yuccas shows how the improbable journey became possible.

Ice cream's hottest trends and inventive flavors

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 2:49pm
After cookies, ice cream is the best-selling treat in America. A founding father helped shape the nation's sweet tooth for ice cream, but now, brands are working to churn out more than your basic chocolate and vanilla flavors. Dana Jacobson shows some of the hottest new trends in ice cream.

Uber rider's kind deed helps driver see son compete in Rio

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 2:47pm
Father of shot putter Darrel Hill wasn't going to see his son in Rio because he couldn't afford the trip, until he picked up one passenger in his Uber car

Fla. face-biting attack suspect may face death penalty

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 2:39pm
Austin Harrouff is accused in an apparently random, possibly synthetic drug-fueled fatal attack on a Florida couple

Dog dies after shielding baby from fire

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 1:33pm
After an unexpected blaze erupts in a Baltimore home, the family's dog makes the ultimate sacrifice to save their baby

Ryan Lochte breaks silence about Olympics robbery story

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 1:31pm
American swimmer's statement comes after Brazil police say Olympian lied about being robbed

Calendar: Week of August 22

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 1:11pm
From Bei Bei’s first birthday to the National Park Service’s centennial, “Sunday Morning” takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead

Police: Florida man threatened to feed boy to alligators

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:59pm
28-year-old Florida man faces child abuse charge after boy tells police of violent incident

Simone Biles reflects on historic Olympic triumphs

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:47pm
Nineteen-year-old U.S. gymnast Simone Biles is a breakout star of the Rio Olympics. After winning the floor exercise Tuesday night, the Texan is coming home with five medals -- four gold, which means she's now won more gold at a single Olympics than any other U.S. gymnast. Simon Biles joins "CBS This Morning" from Rio to discuss her historic wins and favorite Olympic moments.

Firefighter: Dog performs "amazing" act at burning home

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:30pm
Four-legged fire refugee creates memorable moment in Southern California

Deadly commuter bus collision in New Jersey

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:34am
Firefighters seen pulling passengers through side window, loading them onto stretchers, into ambulances after crash

Conflicting reports on Zika hitting Miami Beach

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:55am
CBS News has learned from health officials that there might be a second area of local Zika transmission in Florida. This is outside the one-square-mile Zika zone in Miami-Dade County. But this new development differs from what is being officially reported. David Begnaud reports from Miami Beach.

Obama criticized for Louisiana floods response

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:37am
President Obama is facing criticism for not cutting his vacation short to visit the Louisiana region devastated by historic flooding. More than 86,000 people have registered with FEMA and 20 Louisiana parishes have been declared disaster area. Around 4,000 people are staying in shelters. Manuel Bojorquez reports from Sorrento.

Victims return to homes, businesses destroyed by Calif. fire

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:34am
Some victims of the devastating Blue Cut wildfire in Southern California are getting their first look at the widespread damage. Now entering its fourth day, the fire in San Bernardino County has burned nearly 36,000 acres and is now 22 percent contained. Carter Evans reports from Phelan, where flames still threaten more than 34,000 buildings.

This Morning from CBS News, August 19, 2016

CBS US News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:25am
Donald Trump admits something he hadn't since beginning his presidential run, and the "ridiculous" problem plaguing the nation's major retailers

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