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8/12: Former President Jimmy Carter has cancer; To fight drought, Los Angeles turns to "shade balls"

Recent liver surgery has revealed that former President Jimmy Carter has cancer that has spread; and FAA chief Michael Huerta says his agency is concerned with the growing number of drones.
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Democratic fight night: Last debate before New York primary
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton faced off in Brooklyn in the last debate before next week's New York primary. Tensions were high on stage; Clinton hit Sanders over gun control and Sanders mocked Clinton for "calling out" banks. CBS News correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN to discuss.
Rescuers save baby from Japan earthquake rubble
On Friday an 8-month-old baby was pulled from the rubble of Japan’s devastating earthquake. The 6.5 magnitude quake Thursday killed at least nine people and injured more than 850 others. The epicenter is the island of Kyushu, about 500 miles southwest of Tokyo. Lucy Craft reports from Tokyo.
Tax day is approaching; jobless claims plummet
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits plummeted last week to to lowest level in March since 1973; and good news for those procrastinating on their taxes -- due to a Washington D.C. holiday, the tax deadline was extended 3 days. Jill Wagner joins CBSN with more of today's business headlines.
Imax gets in on exercise craze
Today's gyms and trainers are using the latest technology designed to help people lose weight, build muscle and have fun. Among companies muscling its way into the fitness space is the movie theater giant Imax. The company's new Imax Shift is an indoor cycling experience with a wall-to-wall screen and pulsating sound. Dana Jacobson of CBS Sports Network reports.
Harvey Weinstein on "Sing Street," why he supports Hillary Clinton
Harvey Weinstein's production companies have released dozens of films, including multiple winners of the Academy Award for best picture. His latest film "Sing Street," a story of a teenage boy who forms a band to impress a girl, takes audiences back to Ireland in the 1980s. The movie was a hit at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Weinstein joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new film and why he supports Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders in the 2016 race.
Trump’s clout still makes him news, despite media’s wishful thinking
Donald Trump wields more political power than any former president in history. His actions remain newsworthy.
Harry Styles Dressed as Ariel From 'The Little Mermaid' Prompts Tidal Wave of Jokes, Memes
The "Watermelon Sugar" singer took part in a photoshoot for Saturday Night Live back in 2019 and the photos are causing a stir on social media this morning.
"60 Minutes" shows how easily your phone can be hacked
Personal information of millions of Americans are at risk, as attacks on smart phones grow. On this Sunday’s “60 Minutes,” Sharyn Alfonsi investigates why phones are so vulnerable, taking a look at the surprising role hackers play in protecting our data. Some of the world’s best hackers show just how easy it is for them to get access to everything on your phone. Alfonsi joins “CBS This Morning” to preview her report.
Indianapolis FedEx Employees Say Mass Shooter Used Automatic Rifle
Two Indianapolis FedEx employees spoke to reporters about the shooting they witnessed at their workplace.
Argentine artist channels 'hand of God' with Maradona portrait
Maxi Bagnasco says he knows Diego Maradona's features by heart after painting portraits of the soccer star almost daily since the Argentine World Cup winner died last November.
Mom secretly records son being threatened with paddle at school
Did you know 19 states still allow corporal punishment at public schools? But in many places, parental permission is required. Now a Georgia mom says she regrets giving school administrators permission to physically punish her 5-year-old son. Mark Strassmann reports on why she secretly recorded as her kindergartener was held down and threatened with a wooden paddle at school.
India records highest single-day new cases so far, as it struggles with mass pilgrimage
Dickerson on fiery Democratic debate in Brooklyn
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss Thursday night's contentious Democratic debate in Brooklyn.
These animals went extinct in the wild. Scientists brought them back
Whether from hunting, loss of habitat, climate change, or all three, these animals went extinct in the wild -- but reintroduction programs are restoring them to their natural habitats.
Clinton and Sanders clash in feisty NYC debate
The first Democratic presidential debate in more than a month was the roughest one yet. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed repeatedly Thursday night on subjects including Wall Street, taxes, guns and the minimum wage. New York’s primary on Tuesday is crucial to both candidates. A CBS News poll released before the debate shows Clinton leading Sanders by six points among Democrats nationwide. Nancy Cordes reports from Brooklyn.
9 Killed, Others Injured In Shooting At FedEx Warehouse In Indianapolis
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers responded to a FedEx warehouse facility shortly after 11 p.m. Multiple victims were sent to nearby hospitals.
Delegate count becomes key issue in Democratic primary
The delegate process and delegate count have become a key issue in the Democratic primary with Hillary Clinton leading both in the pledged- and super-delegate contest. The CBSN political panel has post-debate analysis.
Clinton, Sanders have tense exchange on Israel
The Democratic presidential candidates engaged in a tense exchange about the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians during their debate in Brooklyn. The CBSN political panel has post-debate analysis.
Clinton hammers Sanders on gun control votes
Hillary Clinton launched a very pointed attack on Bernie Sanders about his voting record on gun laws. Sanders responded by invoking his D- minus rating from the National Rifle Association. The CBSN political panel has post-debate analysis.
Sanders campaign reacts to intense debate
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders intensified their attacks during the Democratic debate in Brooklyn just days ahead of the crucial primary in New York. Sanders Campaign Manager Jeff Weaver joins CBSN to discuss.
Former CDC chief: Think outside the box to offer COVID vaccines where they're needed most
Extend hours, allow walk-ins and give COVID shots everywhere from doctors' offices and pharmacies to workplaces, shopping malls, bars and churches.
UC Davis spends thousands to erase pepper spray references online
UC Davis spent $175,000 to have consultants remove online references to the 2011 incident in which police pepper sprayed peaceful protesters. Editor Nick Thompson joins CBSN with details.
Putin calls Panama Papers an "American plot", Warriors win 73 games: #CBSN10 trending stories
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls the Panama Papers scandal an "American plot", Microsoft sues the U.S. government over searches of customers' data, the NBA's Golden State Warriors set a new record for excellence with 73 regular season wins and more are among today's trending stories.
Microsoft sues U.S. government over email searches
Microsoft is suing the United States government over gag orders the company received regarding government searches of customers' email. Editor Nick Thompson joins CBSN to discuss the case.
Sandy Hook tragedy explored in new film
Three years ago, a gunman open fired at Sandy Hook Elementary School, taking the lives of 20 first graders and six adults. Now a new film called "Midsummer in Newtown" is debuting at the Tribeca Film festival in New York City, exploring their trauma and the healing power of the arts. Elaine Quijano has more.
The fight for Zika funding
The White House requested $1.9 billion in emergency funding for Zika in February. House leaders told the administration to use funds already approved for Ebola and other global public health threats -- but health experts are saying that's simply not enough. Dr. Jon LaPook went to Washington to ask Congress what the hold up is.
Cape Cod beaches swamped by seals
Some beaches off the coast of Cape Cod are packed -- with seals. Biologists say the resurgence of seals is likely one of the reasons there has been a rise in sharks in the waters, too. Don Dahler has more.
Jonathan Pentland Suspended by Army As Sergeant Charged with Assaulting Black Man
Footage went viral of Jonathan Pentland confronting the young man in a South Carolina neighborhood and then shoving him.
New video shows kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls
Two years after the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from a school in Nigeria, new video has emerged showing a number of the captives are still alive. But despite efforts to bring the girls home, negotiations have all but fallen apart. Debora Patta reports.
Report blasts Chicago PD's treatment of minorities
Chicago's police department was hit with a blistering report on its treatment of minorities. A task force called by Mayor Rahm Emanuel found that the department has "no regard for the sanctity of life when it comes to people of color." Dean Reynolds has more.
Trump continues to tee off on Republican nomination rules
Donald Trump is still saying the selection process for the GOP presidential nomination is fixed, prompting the party chairman to tell him "give us all a break." Trump has ramped up the anti-party rhetoric after losing a number of states, most notably Colorado, to Ted Cruz. Major Garrett reports.
Pentagon official: Russian flyby of U.S. ship "very unprofessional"
Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that under U.S. military rules of engagement, the Navy ship that was buzzed this week by Russian warplanes could have opened fire. The U.S. has issued a formal protest, but the Russians insist they did nothing wrong. David Martin reports from the pentagon.
Biden to welcome Japanese Prime Minister Suga to White House for talks on China, climate change, Olympics
The summit with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will be Joe Biden's first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader since becoming president.
Indianapolis FedEx Mass Shooting Leaves Several Dead, at Least 60 Injured
Police said the gunman has taken his own life and there no wider threat following shooting at facility.
2 year anniversary since Boko Haram kidnapped Nigerian girls
It's been two years since the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian school girls. Those girls have never been found. CBSN anchor Vladimir Duthiers joins Meg Oliver to discuss more about Boko Haram and the missing girls.
Prosecutor: Trump adviser will be not be prosecuted
A Florida prosecutor announced that Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, will not face any prosecution are being charged with battery on a reporter. Florida State Attorney David Aronberg joins CBSN to explain the decision.
Microsoft files lawsuit against U.S. government
Microsoft is taking the federal government to court over its requests for customer data. Not only are those requests in secret, but Microsoft is also forbidden from telling its customers about the searches. CBS News Justice Dept. reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN with the latest details.
The Different Covid-19 Tests and What They Can Reveal
Even with Covid-19 vaccines scaling up, testing remains a crucial tool for bringing the pandemic under control -- and keeping it that way. While the challenge in 2020 was to develop and increase supplies of SARS-CoV-2 tests, this year health officials are looking to use these tools more often and in new ways to help get life back to normal as fast as possible. Testing is needed to track where SARS-CoV-2 is flaring up, identify variants that could pose a greater risk, and gauge the immunity of in
When will Trump's feud with RNC end?
While the three GOP candidates campaign for New York's upcoming primary, Republican front-runner Donald Trump still seems to be at war with the Republican National Committee. How will this effect his campaign? Former senior adviser to the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign Russ Schriefer joins CBSN to discuss.
Can love fight cancer?
A new study published this week suggests that married people with cancer have a higher chance of surviving, compared to those who are unmarried. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips joins CBSN to discuss how close relationships and companionship may help overall health.
Drug prices will be soaring, and other MoneyWatch headlines
Experts predict a 50 percent spike in drug prices over the next few years; 1 in 5 big companies pay no federal income tax; and the “Fight for $15” targets McDonald’s. These headlines and more from MoneyWatch.
On this day: Columbia shuttle makes first landing
On April 14th, 1981, NASA's first space shuttle safely made its way back to earth. The historic Columbia launch forever changed space travel . Watch "CBS Evening News" coverage from that day.
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U.S. to file diplomatic protest against Russia
Russia is defending its actions after warplanes carried out a "simulated attack" in the Baltic Sea. The Russian jets repeatedly buzzed dangerously close to a U.S. Navy ship. Former CIA covert operations officer Mike Baker joins CBSN to discuss the dispute.
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FedEx Speaks Out Over 'Tragic Shooting' at Indianapolis Facility
The company said it was working with authorities and offered its thought to all those affected by the shooting.
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President Obama greets Wounded Warrior bike riders before race
President Obama greeted Wounded Warrior bike riders on the South Lawn on the White House before their race. The president praised and thanked veterans and active soldiers for their service.
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Donald Trump asks Pennsylvania voters how Joe Paterno's doing
Republican front-runner Donald Trump asked Pennsylvania voters how former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is doing. Paterno died in 2012 after being fired over a coaching staff sex scandal at Penn State.
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Watch: Iraqi politicians fight in parliament session
Things got ugly at an Iraqi parliament session when members fought (verbally and physically) over proposed cabinet nominees.
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Democrats prepare for crucial debate in Brooklyn
The two Democratic presidential candidates will face off in Brooklyn tonight in an attempt to win over New York voters ahead of the state's April 19th primary. This is the first Democratic debate in over a month, and the only debate scheduled before the primary. With a preview of tonight's match-up, CBSN talks with the two CBS digital journalists following the Sanders and Clinton campaigns: Sean Gallitz and Hannah Fraser-Chanpong.
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