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Sheriff says shooting 15 loose bison was right call but he has regrets about how it went down
A Baltimore mom was trying to tame violence when she realized her son was throwing rocks at police. She was sure to voice her disappointment, as video caught the woman smacking the boy and chasing him when he walked away. Gayle King reports.
Three young kids were about to board a school bus when an SUV blew past them between them and the door. A mother posted the surveillance video online to help find the driver. Gayle King reports.
After a visit together to the Lincoln Memorial Monday, President Obama formally meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tuesday at the White House. White House executive chef Cris Comerford and her staff are busy preparing for the state dinner, one that has to be orchestrated with military precision. Bill Plante takes a behind-the-scenes look at the mo
At least 15 police officers are recovering from injuries after rioters threw rocks and debris during the violent demonstrations. The chaos erupted despite calls from Freddie Gray's family for peace. Gray died last week after his spine was partially severed while in police custody. Watch how the violence unfolded.
High school teacher Brady Olson is being called a hero for tackling a student who opened fire on campus Monday. Police say the student claimed he was bullied at school in Lacey, Washington. Ben Tracy reports on the bravery that stopped a tragedy.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in landmark cases involving same-sex marriage. The justices will consider whether the Constitution gives gay and lesbian couples the right to marry. Lawyers will get an extraordinary two-and-a-half hours to argue. Jan Crawford reports on the high-stake cases.
Could U.S. be heading down same demographic road as Japan, one that would exert strong pressure on the economy and Social Security?
Not all protests in Baltimore turned violent. Congressman Elijah Cummings joined other peaceful protesters, marching arm-in-arm. NAACP president Cornell William Brooks joins "CBS This Morning" from Baltimore to discuss the situation.
The Maryland National Guard deployed into a wounded Baltimore early Tuesday, and police are ramping up their presence after getting what they called "a credible threat" from three gangs promising to "take out" its officers. But their response left many in the city asking, "What took so long?" Chip Reid reports.