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Almanac: Roger Tory Peterson

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:45pm
On August 28, 1908, the writer, painter, naturalist, and creator of “Field Guide to Birds” was born

Almanac: A birdwatching trailblazer

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:42pm
One-hundred-and-eight years ago today, writer, painter and naturalist Roger Tory Peterson was born in Jamestown, New York. A bird lover, Peterson believed he could improve on overly-technical bird watching manuals of the time, launching the cherished "Peterson Field Guides to Birds." Charles Osgood reports.

Artist puts focus on children with rare diseases

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:41pm
Thousands of rare diseases have no treatment options; with so few people suffering from them, most researchers and pharmaceutical companies see no incentive for developing cures. Artist Lucas Kolasa has put together an art exhibit that puts faces to these rare, fatal diseases affecting children. Jim Axelrod reports.

2 United pilots arrested for suspected drunkenness

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:40pm
Pilots had been scheduled to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to Newark, N.J.; latest in string of recent incidents

New York Little Leaguers square off against South Korea in title game

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 10:56am
How will team from Endwell, New York stay loose before Sunday's championship game? "A lot of ping pong"

1 rescued, 2 missing after plane crashes in Lake Ponchatrain

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 10:54am
Female passenger picked up by private yacht, transported to area hospital; divers to search for additional passengers, wreckage

CBS Newsman Charles Osgood

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 10:17am
The longtime host of "Sunday Morning," and "one of the most enduring and most endearing" people in broadcasting

Sheriff: Suspect confesses in killings of 2 nuns in Mississippi

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:57am
Rodney Earl Sanders arrested and charged in the deaths of two 68-year-old nuns

Orlando fundraising exposes weaknesses in do-it-yourself charity campaigns

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:41am
Waste, questionable intentions and scant oversight mark personal online fundraising efforts that have become popular

8/27: Trump frustrates both sides on immigration while lagging in polls; Argosy Book Store, Manhattan's hidden gem

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:39pm
With the election nearly 10 weeks away, national polls show Hillary Clinton six points ahead of Donald Trump; In midtown Manhattan, squeezed in-between the skyscrapers on East 59th Street, is a six-story literary oasis

Argosy Book Store, Manhattan's hidden gem

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:29pm
In midtown Manhattan, squeezed in-between the skyscrapers on East 59th Street, is a six-story literary oasis. The Argosy Book Store has been in business for 91 years now. It's run by three sisters. All in their 70s, they have run Argosy since their father died in 1991. Anthony Mason has more.

National Park Service celebrates 100th birthday

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:29pm
The National Park Service oversees 413 sites, including 59 major national parks, covering 84 million acres from Great Smoky Mountains, the most visited, to the Grand Canyon, the Everglades and the newest addition, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine. The park service is celebrating its 100th birthday this weekend. Chip Reid has more on these timeless treasures.

Many California buildings not ready for powerful earthquakes

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:59pm
The centuries-old villages pulverized in the Italy earthquake are far from the Los Angeles skyline -- both in distance and construction style -- but seismologists warn the destruction from a shallow earthquake centered in California would look very similar. Carter Evans reports.

Mississippi man charged with murder of two nuns

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:57pm
In Mississippi, a 46-year-old man is charged with murdering two Roman Catholic nuns. They were found inside their home after apparently being stabbed to death. Kenneth Craig reports on the case that has shocked the nation.

Judge delivers setback to North Carolina's "bathroom law"

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:55pm
A federal judge has delivered a setback to North Carolina's so-called "bathroom law." The judge ruled that the University of North Carolina cannot stop two transgender students and an employee from using restrooms that match their gender identity. Paula Reid explains the ruling.

Trump frustrates both sides on immigration while lagging in polls

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:53pm
With the election nearly 10 weeks away, national polls show Hillary Clinton six points ahead of Donald Trump. This is a busy weekend for both canidates. Trump is campaigning in Iowa while Clinton is getting an intelligence briefing from the FBI. Errol Barnett has the campaigns covered.

Police: Son beats parents to death inside family home

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:43pm
28-year-old in custody in beating deaths; motive for alleged attack remains under investigation

In wake of Italy quake, how ready is Los Angeles?

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:13pm
The Los Angeles skyline may look drastically different than the centuries-old villages pulverized in massive earthquake, but looks can be deceiving

Woman causes chaos on NYC subway with box of crickets, worms

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 8:42pm
New York City police looking into incident that startled passengers, halted train

Southwest flight makes emergency landing after major engine problem

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 8:40pm
Pictures made it appear that part of the engine had blown off, but airline spokesman says there was no explosion