After shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. reopened to the public for the first time in 19 weeks. Some indoor exhibits still remain closed for health and safety reasons. Chip Reid reports.
They can grow as large as 2½ inches and can slaughter a colony of thousands of honeybees in a matter of hours. And their sting? It's one of the most painful known to humankind. Vespa mandarinia, dubbed by The New York Times as "murder hornets," are the nation's latest invasive species, and correspondent Luke Burbank talks with entomologists and a beekeeper about the threats these insects pose and what's being done to keep them from establishing themselves in the U.S.
1968 was a year that saw America tested over issues of race and war. In 2020, the country is being tested over issues of race and the pandemic. "Sunday Morning" senior contributor Ted Koppel talks with noted political figures and writers — former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Senator Tom Daschle, and Pulitzer Prize-winning writers Kathleen Parker and Anna Quindlen — about government dysfunction; the dangers of the Twitterverse; and the leadership needed to unite these United States.
There are different ways hackers can break into a Facebook account; here are the clues to look for
The Justice Department is accusing China of sponsoring hackers targeting coronavirus research labs in the U.S. Jeff Pegues reports.
Intelligence agencies from the U.S., Canada and Britain say Russian hackers are once again targeting foreign governments. But this time, they say, they're accused of trying to steal research on vaccines for the coronavirus. Charlie D'Agata has the latest.
Twitter was hit Wednesday with an unprecedented attack targeting verified accounts. The hackers were looking to steal money from followers of those accounts and made away with about $100,000 before the scam was caught and shut down. Consumer investigative correspondent Anna Werner reports.
Rick Wilson, co-founder of The Lincoln Project, joined "Red & Blue" to discuss his group's new ads against President Trump and whether Republicans will take a stand against him in November.
High-profile Twitter accounts, including those of Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Kanye West, were hacked in an apparent scam asking for bitcoin payments. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joins CBSN with the details.
There appears to be a major security breach at Twitter involving several major companies and public figures. The accounts have been hacked in a scam that promises big returns on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Kris Van Cleave has the latest.
Social isolation has long been a problem for many of the country's senior citizens, and with many confined to their homes because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has become an even greater concern. A volunteer group made up of high school students is stepping up to help seniors using Zoom, the conference app that has exploded in popularity in recent months. They are called Generation Tech, and their mission has been to introduce the newest technology to older generations, even before the pandemic struck. Barry Petersen takes a look at how they are bridging the digital divide. (Courtesy: Wish of a Lifetime)
The iconic waters of Venice, Italy have become an extreme threat due to frequent, massive flooding that has seen the city slowly sink for centuries. Now, a long-planned but controversial technology is being tested that could address the increasingly dire problem. Chris Livesay reports on the plans, and why they were not completed a decade ago.
About one child dies every week in the U.S. due to unsafe car seat backs, the safety standards for which have not been updated since the 1960s. Now, lawmakers are pushing to have the standards updated within two years. Kris Van Cleave reports.
House Democrats have released a 500-page report with recommendations for government action to help fight climate change. Congresswoman Kathy Castor of Florida is the chair of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, and she joined CBSN to discuss the recommendations.
"Sunday Morning" takes us to Mono Lake, east of Yosemite in California, known for its salty waters and mineral deposits. Videographer: Jamie McDonald.
Car and technology enthusiasts gathered at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles to take a sneak peek at Tesla's anticipated cybertruck. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Facebook will now implement strategies to crack down on potentially offensive or misleading content, including statements made by government officials. Carter Evans reports.
Tim Cook has been the CEO of Apple for nearly a decade now, and still carries on an Apple tradition: their Worldwide Developers Conference, which starts tomorrow (though in an age of social distancing, this marquee event will be virtual). "60 Minutes" correspondent John Dickerson talks with Cook about societal changes, corporate responsibility, and the role of smartphone cameras in helping advance social progress.
While many businesses are closing as a result of the coronavirus economic crisis, the country's five largest tech companies have continued to grow and invest in their future. New York Times technology reporter Mike Isaac joined CBSN to discuss why business is booming for Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Google.
Newly released court documents reveal that authorities in Idaho used data from the cellphone of Lori Vallow's brother to locate the remains of her two missing children. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
Health Departments in many states are developing apps to help track the spread of the coronavirus. But will people use them? Tony Dokoupil reports.
Six former eBay employees are facing federal charges after being accused of running a cyberstalking campaign that authorities say went far beyond sending threats.
The climate cycles that have driven mass extinctions, are shortening and becoming more severe. The species that can adapt to environmental changes survive, while others simply die off. CBSN Originals travels to the Galapagos Islands, a living laboratory in the crosshairs of climate change, to see if nature can outrun and outsmart climate change?
Users can record law enforcement encounters by speaking a command like, "Hey Siri, I'm getting pulled over."
These images paint a startling picture of the environmental changes afoot across the globe as temperatures rise.
Fox News' Chris Wallace discusses his book, "Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World," which chronicles the efforts of President Truman and the top-secret Manhattan Project to create the weapon that would end World War II. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.
SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Crew Dragon spacecraft with two astronauts to the International Space Station. Parts of the Falcon 9 landed successfully back on Earth to be used again for future missions. Retired Air Force Colonel Scott Caine joined CBSN to discuss this historic moment.
Saturday's liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station will be the first time humans will be launched by a private company's rocket. Retired Air Force Colonel Scott Caine joined CBSN to discuss this historic moment.
Two NASA astronauts became the first Americans sent into space by a private company, SpaceX. This was the first manned launch from American soil in almost a decade. Mark Strassmann reports.
SpaceX made history once again on Sunday, when the "Dragon Endeavour" dropped off two NASA astronauts at the International Space Station as part of a historic mission on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Mark Strassmann has the latest from the Kennedy Space Center.
On Tuesday, seven states and the District of Columbia will hold Democratic presidential primaries. Four of them were postponed from April and May due to the coronavirus pandemic. But that's not the only thing the virus has changed in this election cycle. Ed O'Keefe reports.
SpaceX made history Saturday with a successful rocket launch from the Kennedy Space Center. The Falcon 9 launch was the first to carry American astronauts launched from American soil in nearly a decade, and the first time a private company has sent people to space. Mark Strassman reports.
After the U.S. retired its space shuttle program, Russia's Soyuz rocket capsule was the only way to send people to the International Space Station. SpaceX's successful launch Saturday most likely means an end to that monopoly. Elizabeth Palmer takes a tour of a Soyuz facility in Moscow.
The nation's largest police force is trying to stop the coronavirus from spreading in a very unique way. They're heating up squad cars to kill COVID-19. Kris Van Cleave reports on how Ford is working to keep New York City officers safe.
SpaceX will try again to launch its crewed capsule into orbit on Saturday, May 30. It'll be the first time Americans have launched from U.S. soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011. Mark Strassmann reports.
SpaceX broke ground on a facility in Boca Chica, Texas, in 2014. While the move has brought some economic development to the area, there's also been some concerns from residents who say SpaceX is tearing their town apart. Freelance journalist Rachel Monroe joins CBSN to discuss what it’s like living in the shadow of the aerospace company.
SpaceX was ready to make history with the launch of the first crew aboard a commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station. But the weather didn't cooperate, and the launch had to be postponed for Saturday. Mark Strassmann reports.
As the number of COVID-19 deaths reaches 100,000, President Trump continues to criticize people who wear face masks, calling it politically correct. Ben Tracy reports.
Wednesday's SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch will be the first time a private company will send humans into orbit. SpaceX founder Elon Musk reflects on what this historic moment means to him. Mark Strassmann speaks to Musk and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine ahead of the launch.
The first manned orbital mission in nearly a decade is less than 24 hours away. The launch will also be the first time America's space program relies on a privately owned and operated spacecraft. Mark Strassmann reports.
Since high school seniors are missing out on milestones, senior citizens from a retirement home in Virginia are taking them under their wing and offering them advice via Zoom.
A bombshell U.N. report finds 1 million of the Earth's plants and animal species are now at imminent risk of extinction. The report found that humans are causing extinction at a rate never seen before. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
About one million species of animals and plants around the world are now at risk of extinction, in part due to pollution and over-fishing. A new United Nations report says nature is essential for our existence and a good quality of life, but point to a stark warning: humans are transforming the planet’s natural habitat at an unprecedented rate. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
Coal has been the backbone of West Virginia for generations until rising costs and cheaper fuel alternatives wiped out jobs by tens of thousands. Now, there's a new opportunity in the state and it's green. Adam Yamaguchi tells the story in a new CBSN Originals "Clinging to Coal."
The largest tyrannosaurus rex to ever roam the earth is about to make his official debut. CBS News got a look at "Scotty" before he goes on display at a museum in Canada. Jamie Yuccas explains.
Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have left hundreds of thousands of veterans and active duty service members truggling with traumatic brain injuries. Even mild cases can have lasting effects. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on a new possible treatment.
A group of migrating great white sharks are suddenly acting like tourists along the Carolina coast. But apparently there's nothing to fear. Meg Oliver explains.
A group of STEM students from Connecticut have come together to build electric carts from scratch and then give them to kids who use wheelchairs – for free. And the gift of mobility brought one mom to tears.
June 1 marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season and forecasters predict at least two to four major storms this year. There’s a storm brewing over competing technologies that some say could hinder crucial forecasts. Meg Oliver reports.
Federal regulators are stepping up the war on robocalls. The problem has exploded to five billion calls a month, amounting to about 14 calls per person. But now the FCC has given the greenlight to phone companies to block them. Laura Podesta reports.