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Feds take action after deadly Amtrak crash

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 6:00pm
Federal Railroad Administration instructs rail system to take immediate steps in wake of Philadelphia derailment

Saturday Sessions: Son Little performs "O Mother"

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 2:10pm
Son Little performs "O Mother" for his network television debut. The song was inspired by a story about military veterans caring for wolf-dog hybrids that others had abandoned.

Saturday Sessions: Son Little performs "The River"

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 1:58pm
Aaron Livingston is Son Little's real name. He was born in Los Angeles before moving to New York as a teen and settling in Philadelphia. He performs "The River" on Saturday Sessions.

A look at the changing face of late evening comedy

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 1:34pm
Letterman’s exit from the Ed Sullivan Theater after next week’s show will end an era for late-night television. New York Times comedy columnist Jason Zinoman and TV Guide’s chief critic Matt Roush join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the future of late night T.V.

One photographer's important role in Boston bombing case

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 1:18pm
What Bill Hoenk saw that day in April 2013 was key to the prosecution's case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Revealing new biography of Space-X and Tesla founder

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:56am
Elon Musk sold his company, Paypal, for $200 million in 2002 to start Space-X, the only private rocket company to launch a spacecraft into orbit and bring it back, and the electric car company Tesla. At age 43 Musk has a new venture, Solar-City, to make batteries for storing solar energy. Author of a new autobiography “Elon Musk: Tesla, Space-X, and the Quest of a Fantastic Future,” Ashlee Vance joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss his remarkable career.

Letterman to tape “Late Show” finale

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:52am
David Letterman prepares to take his leave after 33 years on the late-night beat. In an interview for “Sunday Morning,” Jane Pauley asked Letterman why he turned down an offer to take his “Late Show” desk with him.

Vitamin B3 could help prevent skin cancer

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:50am
Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Holly Phillips also discuss the skyrocketing cost of patient medication, financial incentives to quit smoking and what hand strength could mean for the condition of your heart.

Americans spend more than $70 billion on lottery games

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:46am
Most of that money was spent by people who can least afford to play. The Atlantic magazine’s senior editor Derek Thompson joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to break down how it’s a losing gamble.

A look back at the life of B.B. King

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:34am
B.B. King died at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 89. He was the most popular blues artist of all time, and it’s easy to understand why. Anthony Mason reports.

Photographer's photo helped secure verdict against Boston Marathon Bomber

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:26am
One of the most important eyewitnesses to the Boston marathon bombing never took the stand and never said a word to the jury. Don Dahler reports.

New law affects chicken farms in California

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:26am
A new law that took effect this year requires farmers to house hens in cages with enough space to stretch their wings. The new standard is backed by animal rights advocates, but there had been worries about higher egg prices. John Blackstone reports.

Record rain tries to help ease California drought

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:20am
Intense rain caused some flooding, but it’s just a drop in the bucket for the drought-stricken state. Vinita Nair reports on how weather experts say California’s climate may be starting to change, and could become wetter in the next year.

Lengthy appeals process likely for Tsarnaev

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:10am
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev became the first terrorist suspect to be sentenced to death in the post-September 11th era, but it could be years before his sentence is carried. CBS News legal expert Rikki Kleiman joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to explain what lies ahead for the convicted murderer.

Push to improve automated safety on U.S. trains

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:02am
Experts say positive train control would have prevented the Amtrak derailment. CBS News national transportation safety expert Mark Rosenker joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the investigation.

Boston Marathon bomber gets death penalty

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:59am
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 attack that killed four people and injured more than 260. The federal jury spent 14-hours deliberating his fate before announcing the unanimous decision. Don Dahler reports.

Investigators learn new details surrounding deadly derailment

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:56am
NTSB investigators spoke with the engineer at the controls of Amtrak train 188 for the first time. Investigators learned the train's windshield may have been hit by a projectile before the deadly derailment occurred. Kris Van Cleave reports.

MoneyWatch: Dow hits new high; California man sues Uber

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 9:50am
The Dow closed at a record high for the second consecutive day. Also, a California man is suing Uber, saying the company stole his idea. Hena Daniels reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.

Mitt Romney steps into boxing ring for charity

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 3:20am
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney traded the political arena for a different kind of fight Friday night, facing off with five-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield in a charity boxing match.

​Man who shot at George Zimmerman arrested

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 2:01am
Police in central Florida charge Matthew Apperson for allegedly shooting at George Zimmerman during a confrontation earlier this week