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Drought-plagued West faces "Godzilla" El Nino

Forecasters warn that storms of monster proportions could hit the West Coast. It could bring once-in-a-generation storms to the area this winter. John Blackstone reports on the impact this system could have on California's four-year drought.
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Nevada GOP Secretary of State Responds Scathingly After Party Censures Her Over Election 'Fraud'
"Members of my own party continue to believe the 2020 general election was wrought with fraud ... despite a complete lack of evidence to support that belief," Barbara Cegavske said.
California mother suspected of killing 3 kids 'unwell' for months, family member says; father 'devastated'
A Southern California woman who allegedly stabbed her three young children to death had reportedly been "unwell" for months, and the father of the kids is "devastated" after having pleaded with child services to get her help.
Full political panel, December 13
Kim Strassel of the Wall Street Journal, Peter Baker of the New York Times, CBS News political analyst Jamelle Bouie, and USA Today's Susan Page talk Donald Trump and his headstrong supporters, Ted Cruz's Iowa surge, and a possible brokered GOP convention
Severe storm threat has increased across Florida causing airport delays
Severe weather across central Florida is causing delays at some of the state's major airports as the storm threat continues to increase.
12/13: Kerry, Kasich, Luntz
The latest on the Paris climate deal and the 2016 presidential campaign trail, with Secretary of State John Kerry, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, GOP strategist Frank Luntz, Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, and others.
Rep. Malliotakis: Biden administration can stop migrant surge by reversing border policies
New York Rep. Nicole Malliotakis slammed the Biden administration’s policies on “Fox & Friends Weekend” Sunday for “turning over our borders to the cartels,” after she traveled to Texas to witness the migrant surge.
Applebee's customer attacks cook with bicycle, cops find dynamite in bag
A man used a bicycle as a weapon against an Applebee’s cook during a bizarre outburst.
Energy Sec. Granholm: Definition of Infrastructure 'Evolves to Meet the American People's Aspirations'
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday called infrastructure" something that "evolves to meet the American people's aspirations" when questioned about President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure package.
What it takes to confront the climate change “tipping point”
Dr. Marshall Shepherd, weather channel meteorologist and director of the University of Georgia's atmospheric sciences program, says the recent climate agreement in Paris is “halfway” toward addressing global climate change. Shepherd notes the rise of corporate concern over the environment as150 corporations pledge their support to the new agreement.
Sen. Burr: Barring Muslims from U.S. would be a “huge mistake”
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, says banning Muslims from entry into the United States would be a “huge mistake,” given the historical participation of Islamic nations in the war on terror.
The lessons of Beulah Mae Donald, the mother who took down the Klan
Beulah Mae Donald's story of resilience and hope not only speaks of her character as a person, but also the possibilities of our character as a country, Cornell William Brooks writes. Her story, which began in 1981, is not merely inspiring, but instructive for what we can do in 2021 and beyond.
Counter-terrorism’s newest challenge? Tracking digital footprints
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, says law enforcement must confront the growing challenge of terrorists’ digital footprints. In the wake of the attack in San Bernardino, Sen. Burr says encrypted communications have become “more and more of a problem.”
Can the GOP unite behind one presidential candidate?
Kim Strassel of Wall Street Journal, Peter Baker of the New York Times, CBS News political analyst Jamelle Bouie, and USA Today's Susan Page discuss prospects for a brokered Republican convention in 2016.
Blinken criticizes China's failure to 'provide real transparency' earlier in pandemic
Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized China Sunday for not disclosing information on Covid-19 and its aggression in Taiwan and said that the US has "real concerns" about Russia's actions on the Ukraine border.
Trump supporters: We’re tired of “weak candidates”
Last week, Republican consultant and CBS News contributor Frank Luntz gathered 29 past and present Donald Trump supporters in Virginia to get their thoughts on the Republican front-runner -- including his controversial comments on Muslims. Over half of the supporters pledged to vote for Trump if he ran as an Independent, and many believe he would tone back his rhetoric as commander-in-chief.
Full interview: Gov. John Kasich, December 13
Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, joins CBS’ “Face the Nation” on December 13, 2015 and talks about his belief that fellow GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump will not become president. “It’s not going to happen,” Kasich says.
A choir of angels
The young boys in the Choir of New College at Oxford University, founded in 1379, live two lives: one as normal children, and the other as world-class singers. Martha Teichner visits with the musical director Edward Higginbottom, and with the boys whose angelic singing continues a tradition older than America.
Christmas: Really the most wonderful time of the year?
As we inch closer to Christmas, Americans can project the spirit of jolly St. Nick, or a Grinch-like scowl, depending on how they feel about the holiday. Many are down about the over-commercialization of Christmas, but contributor Bill Flanagan tells us why he has no problem with excess at this time of year.
Calendar: Week of December 14
From the unveiling of Merriam-Webster's Top 10 Words of the Year, to the unveiling of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Charles Osgood reports.
OPEC Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts for a look at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, headquartered in Vienna, Austria.
United Nations Security Council Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the United Nations Security Council and learn more about the 15-member body within the UN.
Clarissa Ward takes you behind the scenes in Myanmar
CNN's Clarissa Ward discusses her experience reporting from inside Myanmar.
Kerry: Trump’s “ban on Muslims” enables foreign fighter recruitment
Secretary of State John Kerry says a “ban on Muslims” entering the country contradicts American values, adding that such a policy would present a real threat to national security. The secretary believes that if enacted, the discriminatory policy would strengthen the same foreign fighter recruits responsible for hijacking Islam.
Darren Till rips Marvin Vettori after UFC on ABC 2 win: I would hurt him for five rounds
Darren Till was a touch frustrated watching Marvin Vettori cruise to a victory at UFC on ABC 2.       Related StoriesDarren Till rips Marvin Vettori after UFC on ABC 2 win: I would hurt him for five rounds - EnclosureJulian Marquez lauds decision to move to Glory MMA after choke-out of AlveyRose Namajunas injects politics into Zhang Weili fight at UFC 261: 'Better dead than red'
Nature: Dune lake
"Sunday Morning" takes us to a rare coastal dune lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in South Walton, Florida. Videographer: Charles Schultz
Prince Philip once said he didn't want to turn 100: ‘Can’t imagine anything worse’
While some may wish to become a centenarian, reaching that milestone birthday was not what Prince Philip wanted.
Michael Lewis: From "The Big Short" to the red carpet
"The Big Short" has been described as part comedy, part thriller, part documentary that tells the story of maverick bankers and hedge-funders who spotted the housing bubble in 2008 and played the looming financial crisis for profit. Steve Carrel, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale and Brad Pitt star in the film, but it's the author of the bestselling book who is getting A-list treatment. John Blackstone sits down with Michael Lewis to discuss what inspired him to write a story about a group of Davids taking on Wall Street Goliaths.
Broadway maestro Andrew Lloyd Webber returns
Over more than four decades Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber has penned some of the most memorable music ever to be performed on the Great White Way. He's showcased on the Broadway stage once again in the hit musical, "School of Rock," and he's talking with our Mo Rocca.
Prince Philip's death left 'a huge void' in the Queen's life, Prince Andrew says
Prince Philip's death has left a "huge void" in Queen Elizabeth II's life, their son Prince Andrew said, calling him "the grandfather of the nation."
Man Gives Woman 5 Different Engagement Ring Options in Viral Proposal Photos
"Can't wait to see all the blessings that God has in store for us!," Instagram user ichillwillfixit wrote as a caption to his photo.
Wisconsin's state pastry a sweet bite of nostalgia
For generations, bakeries in Racine, Wis., have baked the pretzel-shaped kringle, a Danish pastry which has become the signature treat of the Badger State. Vinita Nair reports on the traditions and love that go into making each kringle.
WATCH: Antifa Sets Portland ICE Building on Fire with Officers Trapped Inside
Antifa rioters in Portland, Oregon, set a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building on fire while agents remained trapped behind blocked doors. The fire began after rioters smashed windows on the upper floors of the building. Antifa continued its months-long
Almanac: Grandma Moses
On Dec. 13, 1961, the artist known as "Grandma Moses" died at the age of 101. Born in 1860, Anna Mary Robertson Moses had no formal training in art, but she left the world more than 1,600 paintings to admire. Charles Osgood reports.
Princes Harry and William to be ‘united in grief’ at Prince Philip’s funeral
Princes Harry and William will walk “shoulder to shoulder” at grandfather Prince Philip’s funeral procession — putting aside their feud while “united in grief,” according to a report. While his pregnant wife, Meghan Markle, will remain in California, Harry is expected to soon fly home to the UK by private jet — with the family...
Whitmer pushes feds for more vaccines as COVID cases surge in Michigan
Whitmer attributed the surge in coronavirus cases to new variants.
Tapper asks Buttigieg for infrastructure plan timeline
Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about the potential timeline for President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan to pass.
COVID vaccine passports not government’s role, Buttigieg says
The Biden administration will not require “vaccine passports” by law, but stands at the ready to “support” companies who are pursuing the technology, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday. “We don’t view this as the role of the government, to create or mandate any kind of vaccine passport — but these technologies are there,” Buttigieg...
Masters Tournament Updates: Matsuyama Takes Four-Shot Lead Into Final Round
If Hideki Matsuyama can hold onto his advantage at Augusta National on Sunday, he will become the first Asian to win the Masters.
Trent scores career-high 44, Raptors rout Cavaliers 135-115
Gary Trent Jr. scored a career-high 44 points and the severely short-handed Toronto Raptors scored a franchise-record 87 first-half points en route to a 135-115 blowout victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
New dog flu strain raises vaccine questions
A new strain of canine influenza that started last spring is spreading fast and proving fatal for some dogs. While there is a vaccine to fight it, the shots are expensive and may not be necessary for all dogs. Marlie Hall has more.
Saudi Arabian women vote for the first time
Although they still can't leave their homes without a male chaperone, women in Saudi Arabia got to take advantage of another slice of freedom Saturday: voting. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
Los Angeles woman suspected of killing her 3 young children, police say
A Los Angeles woman suspected of killing her three young children, all under 5 years of age, is now in custody police said Saturday.
Republican state lawmakers push new criminal penalties for election activities
In some states, election officials themselves could face jail time for bucking legislatures.
How To Watch NBA TV’s ‘Ready or Not: The 96 NBA Draft’ Documentary Live Online
The 1996 NBA Draft included Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Allen Iverson, Ray Allen,  Jermaine O'Neal, and many more superstars.
San Bernardino investigation turns to missing evidence
Ten days after the terrorist attack left 14 dead, investigators looking for more answers in the San Bernardino shooting are focusing on a lake where the killers may have dumped some evidence. John Blackstone is there with more.
Buttigieg to evangelicals: 'Maybe a vaccine is part of God's plan'
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg responds to a recent poll showing White evangelical Christians are reluctant to receive the coronavirus vaccine in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper.
'The Nevers' on HBO Character Guide: Who Plays Who and What Abilities Do They Have?
"The Nevers" is the new Victorian supernatural series developed by Joss Whedon. Here's who stars in this HBO series about women with superpowers.
Score 45% off must-have HP products during spring sale
It's the perfect time to stock up on some new tech gear.