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"Hey ISIS, you suck" billboard turning heads in Phoenix

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 5:47pm
The billboard campaign that's sprouted in two cities so far was envisioned by a group of young American Muslim fathers

Fla. senior citizen dismembered by dogs, witnesses say

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 5:03pm
"Probably the worst thing I've ever seen in my life," witness says; dogs' owner says neighbors regularly agitated his pets

Grieving mom's gift to school honors son's memory

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 4:28pm
On the day her little boy would have started kindergarten, Courtney Scott walked into school for a different reason

Outrage after couple leaves anti-immigrant message for waitress

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:56pm
Instead of leaving a tip for their waitress, one couple left a hateful message at the bottom of their check: "We only tip citizens." Bruce Leshan of WUSA9 has the story.

Homeless woman proves Social Security owes her $100K

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:48pm
Wanda Witter, 80, moved to the District of Columbia in 1999 to seek work after losing her job as a machinist years earlier

Restored voting rights sought for disabled people

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 2:36pm
All but about a dozen states have some type of law limiting voting rights for individuals based on competence

30 strangers attend woman's funeral after online plea

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 2:05pm
A rabbi's daughter mentioned an 83-year-old's funeral would have no one there on Facebook, so strangers showed up to be pallbearers

Pa. man in dramatic rescue after trying to impess woman

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:59pm
Police say a man was trying to jump between buildings trying to impress a woman, requiring a dramatic, brick-removing rescue

Muslim NYPD captain fights crime and prejudice

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:39pm
Out of 36,000 NYPD officers, there are about 1,000 Muslim officers. Jamiel Altaheri is one of them. But it's not on the streets where he faces his biggest challenge. Michelle Miller reports.

Cyberpsychologist Aiken on catching online bullies

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:32pm
Unlike in the real world, Aiken says cyberbullies leave a "trail of digital evidence," and has created an algorithm to help parents catch them

Montana lab starts to fires to find ways to stop them

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:24pm
Inside a lab tucked away in Montana, researchers are deliberately setting a wildfire. Carter Evans reports on a surprising new tactic to fight wildfires like the Blue Cut in California that destroyed more than 100 houses.

How technology impacts human behavior

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:24pm
Internet technology has evolved at lighting speed. Dial-up modems and early browsers gave way to AOL mailers, social networking and Wi-Fi, connecting smart phones and tablets. How is all this high-tech upheaval changing human behavior? Cyberpsychologist Mary Aiken joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her new book, "The Cyber Effect," which seeks to answer that question.

Both Trump and Clinton criticized for lack of transparency

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:54am
The continued scrutiny over Hillary Clinton's emails is raising new questions about her candidness. But both she and her Republican opponent Donald Trump have been criticized by members of their own parties for failing to be open and transparent. Julianna Goldman reports.

Uber buys big rig company in self-driving tech push

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:53am
Uber is putting self-driving on the fast track of its business model. The on-demand car pioneer recently bought Otto, a company that's designing autonomous big rigs, and it'll soon be testing self-driving passenger cars in the race among transportation rivals. Only on "CBS This Morning," John Blackstone goes on an exclusive test drive.

Ryan Lochte's expensive fallout from fabricated robbery story

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:45am
After 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte apologized for exaggerating about being robbed at gunpoint at a Rio gas station, his value to corporate America is plunging. Speedo, Ralph Lauren, mattress company airweave and the maker of a laser hair removal system all announced Monday they are ending or not renewing their sponsorship deals with Lochte. CBS News financial contributor Mellody Hobson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the fallout.

New guidelines urge less added sugars in kids' diets

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:40am
The American Heart Association Monday issued its first-ever recommendations for added sugar. The guidelines call for a daily limit of less than six teaspoons for children between 2 and 18 years old, and none at all for kids younger than two. Currently, 2 to 19-year-olds in the U.S. consume an average of 19 teaspoons a day. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new push to cut sugar from kids' diets.

Eye Opener at 8: Obama to visit La. flood devastation

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:16am
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Baby dead, 3 missing after extra-alarm Chicago fire

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:08am
Witness says a man jumped from a third-floor window with the baby in his arms during the large blaze, but the baby didn't survive

Obama visits Louisiana as flooding devastation lingers

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:53am
Thunderstorms are forecast in southern Louisiana during President Obama's visit Tuesday. The president will make his long-awaited trip to the state to tour areas devastated by historic flooding. The disaster killed at least 13 people. Manuel Bojorquez reports from Baton Rouge.

Pregnant women make tough choices as Zika spreads in Florida

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:53am
As Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces criticism for his handling of information about the Zika virus, some pregnant women are scared to leave their homes or have relocated to other states. Two areas in Miami-Dade County are designated Zika zones where the virus is spreading, and there are 37 cases transmitted by local mosquitoes. David Begnaud reports from Miami Beach.