Ancient Bug's Last Supper Of Blood Still In Fossil Found In Basement In a steamy tropical forest 46 million years ago, a prehistoric mosquito bit a critter, drew blood and was blown into a lake in what is now the northwestern state of Montana. Belly full, she died and sank.
Greenspan: Debt Fight is 'Shock to the System'Alan Greenspan tells CBS News Congress is jeopardizing trust in the American economy, and in the U.S. dollar.
Brokers Simplify, Confuse Health Exchange ShoppingThis month's glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading consumers.
Heisman Watch: Georgia's Aaron Murray Coming Through In The ClutchOne of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.
McCurry: Obama And Boehner Are Like 'Oil And Water'Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry says a clash of personalities may be aggravating the current government shutdown.
Supreme Court Term Begins With Contentious TopicsThe Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court's conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and mortgage lending, and allow for more government-sanctioned prayer.
Use Of Force To Be Studied In DC Police Chase Police in Washington are reviewing the use of officers' deadly force in the killing of a woman who tried to ram her car through a White House barrier, a shooting her family says was unjustified.
Congress Likely To Give Shutdown Workers Back PayA partial government shutdown enters its fifth day, with Congress convening for a session that promises no progress in breaking the impasse but will at least offer back pay to furloughed federal workers.
Why Did Capitol Hill Police Open Fire?CBS News correspondent John Miller reports there will likely be an internal investigation into the Capitol Hill car chase that ended with the driver dead.
GOP Slates Vote To Give Federal Workers Back Pay House Republicans have scheduled a vote on legislation backed by some of the chamber's top Democrats to give federal workers furloughed in the ongoing partial shutdown their missed pay when the government reopens.
McCain: Partisanship In DC Is Worst He Has Seen Staring at the specter of a partial government shutdown, Sen. John McCain says he's never seen anything like the harsh partisanship pervading much of Washington politics.
Survey: 15 Percent Of Americans Don't Use Internet, EmailFifteen percent of Americans are definitely not reading this article.
Obama: Gun Control Laws 'Ought to Obsess Us' President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation's gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, "There's nothing inevitable about it."
Obama Urges People To Push Stalled Gun Legislation Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters Saturday "to get back up and go back at it" and help push stalled legislation out of Congress so dangerous people won't get their hands on guns.
Reddit Bans Subreddit 'Find Navy Yard Shooters' A subreddit dedicated to identifying the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting was banned by the site shortly after it was created Monday.