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NYPD rolls out "friendly" little Smart cars

The New York Police Department now has Smart cars on patrol. The miniature vehicles aim to cut costs and improve public perception. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave has the story.
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These ASL interpreters are fighting for justice and access
From emotional verdicts to protest anthems, meet some of the ASL interpreters striving to reach the Deaf community in a year of racial reckoning.
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How a Confederate flag painted on a rock could cost a New York mom her kid
New York woman has been told she needs to ditch a driveway decoration painted with a confederate flag or risk losing custody of her mixed-race child -- even though a family court judge didn’t consider it to be an issue when it was raised during trial.
Jennifer Lopez poses with mom and daughter ahead of Mother’s Day
In a lead up to Mother's Day, Jennifer Lopez posted sweet photos with her mom, Guadalupe Rodriguez, and 13-year-old daughter, Emme.
3 dead, including suspect, 2 injured after 'horrific' shooting, fire in Maryland
Three people are dead, including a suspected shooter, and two injured following reports of an active shooter and fire at a home in Maryland.
Calendar: Week of December 11
From National Cocoa Day to an FCC vote which may end net neutrality, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
A perfect storm of sexual harassment accusations
"Sunday Morning" Contributor Faith Salie comments on the recent wave of allegations about sexual harassment and assault which have brought down some (but not all) very powerful men.
Judd Apatow: Back to standup
Tracy Smith sits down with producer and comedian Judd Apatow, who - after producing and directing a string of successful movies and TV shows - is returning to standup comedy.
2020's most popular baby names certainly look familiar
Olivia and Liam were America's most popular names for baby girls and boys in 2020, according to the Social Security Administration's annual list of top baby names, released on Friday.
Soul sisters
Miami preschoolers Jia Sarnicola and Zuri Copeland say they are closer than best friends, closer than sisters, even. In fact, Jia and Zuri truly believe they're twins - not because they share the same skin color (they don't) but because they share the same soul. Steve Hartman reports.
New York’s COVID-19 positivity rate hits lowest level since October
New York state has reached its lowest COVID-19 positivity rate since October, according to the latest numbers from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Sen. Hagerty visits Mexico and Guatemala, calls for urgency on border crisis: 'This needs to be fixed now'
EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Bill Hagerty returned late Friday from a visit to Mexico and Guatemala, where he met with top officials of both countries a month before Vice President Kamala Harris is due to make a similar trip -- with the Tennessee senator warning that it is vital the U.S. treats the border crisis with a sense of urgency that he believes is currently lacking.
A special "Christmas Carol" cast member
Lee Cowan meets Paris Strickland, the first female Tiny Tim in a Chicago production of Dickens' miraculous "A Christmas Carol," who is something of a miracle herself - she survived a brain tumor at just four months old.
UMass Amherst suspends 3 students over maskless photo at off-campus party
A Massachusetts college suspended three freshmen for reportedly violating COVID-19 health policy after a photo of the trio, maskless at a party off-campus, was passed to school administrators.
HQ: A not-so-trivial pursuit
HQ is the fast-growing trivia game for smartphones that's arguably the perfect app for anyone seeking more challenging fare than cat videos. Answer 12 questions correctly and you can share a cash prize. But be sharp - you'll be competing against at least 200,000 other contestants. Jane Pauley reports.
Jon Jones 'really disgusted' by leaked Diego Sanchez-Joshua Fabia training footage
Jon Jones is "without words" after watching Diego Sanchez hang upside down and absorbing strikes from his trainer, Joshua Fabia.       Related StoriesJon Jones 'really disgusted' by leaked Diego Sanchez-Joshua Fabia training footage - EnclosureVideo shows immediate aftermath of Jiri Prochazka's violent KO of Dominick ReyesNow champion, Sergio Pettis explains how move from UFC to Bellator allowed him to thrive - Enclosure
Major U.S. pipeline operator forced to halt operations after cyberattack
A cyberattack has forced a major energy pipeline in the U.S. to shut down operations. Colonial Pipeline says it learned of the attack on Friday. The Georgia-based company temporarily suspended services in order to contain the threat. Colonial Pipeline says it transports more than 100 million gallons of fuel through 5,500 miles of pipelines spanning from Texas to New Jersey. CBS News Homeland Security and Justice reporter Nicole Sganga joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss.
'Bachelor Party' actress and music video star Tawny Kitaen dies at 59
The Orange County Coroner's office confirmed Tawny Kitaen's death in a press release revealing that she died at her home in Newport Beach on Friday.
Capitol Police: Threats against members of Congress increased by 107% in one year
Threats against members of Congress have increased dramatically in 2021, reflecting the heightened sense of security facing federal lawmakers in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
George Floyd’s family praises DOJ for civil rights indictment
George Floyd's family praised US Attorney General Merrick Garland for pursuing federal charges against the officers.
Almanac: Dodge cars
On December 10, 1920, auto pioneer Horace Dodge died at the age of 52, just a few years after introducing the car that bears his name. Jane Pauley reports.
When pilots go from rehab to the cockpit
A drinking problem is not necessarily the end of a pilot's career. In fact, for decades the FAA has been quietly sending pilots diagnosed as substance abusers back to work. It's called the Human Intervention Motivation Study (or HIMS). And, before you panic, consider this: it's one of the most successful rehab programs ever, and is drawing interest for dealing with substance abuse in other industries as well. Tony Dokoupil reports.
Annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest returns in Florida
The annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest is set to return to the Florida Keys after being postponed last year due to the coronavirus epidemic.
6 wildfires rage in Southern California
Some 8,500 firefighters in southern California are slowly gaining ground on six wildfires raging from Santa Barbara to San Diego - catching a break Friday when the warm Santa Ana winds died down. But they're blowing again today. Carter Evans reports.
Real-life on screen: David Edelstein on biopics
From British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding, the lives of the famous and infamous have been filming movie screens of late. Film critic David Edelstein discusses this surge in biopics.
China rocket debris tracker: How to see location where it will land
The core stage of China's Long March 5B rocket is projected to make an uncontrolled re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere within hours.
High school girls' tennis: City playoff pairings
High school girls' tennis: City playoff pairings
Logic vs. Rubik's Cube
In this web extra, the rap artist Logic astonishes correspondent Michelle Miller by quickly solving a Rubik's Cube puzzle.
High school boys' tennis: City playoff pairings
High school boys' tennis: City playoff pairings.
Officials are urging people not to forge Covid-19 vaccine cards. Here's why it matters
Covid-19 vaccination record cards can easily be forged, and US law enforcers are keenly aware.
Logic on setting goals
In this web exclusive, the rap artist Logic returns to Reggie's in Chicago, where his first sold-out show was held, and talks about setting goals for his career.
Opinion: No harm in Jaguars giving Tim Tebow a chance to help at tight end
It's no secret the Jaguars' weakest position right now is tight end. So if they want to give former NFL QB Tim Tebow a shot, there's no real harm.
Logic solves Rubik's Cube
In this web extra, the rap artist Logic explains to correspondent Michelle Miller how he uses algorithms to conquer the Rubik's Cube. Follow along, if you can!
German engineer predicted man named ‘Elon’ would conquer Mars in 1952 novel
Wernher von Braun may have predicted Elon Musk's plan to colonize other worlds nearly 70 years ago when he described a man named "Elon" ruling over Mars.
Brandon Nimmo offers Mother’s Day tribute to his biggest fan: his mom
The Mets star owes some of his success to his mother's support growing up in Wyoming.
Bodycam captures tense moments before deadly shooting
Newly released security and body cam video shows the moments that led up to a deadly sheriff’s deputy-involved shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
More than 200 Palestinians hurt in Al-Aqsa clashes with police
Israel's national police chief on Saturday announced he was beefing up forces in Jerusalem ahead of expected disturbances in the coming days following a night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police in the holy city.
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Millions digging out from East Coast snowstorm; Remembering Otis Redding's biggest hit 50 years later.
Arab foreign ministers discuss response to Jerusalem decision
Arab foreign ministers met Saturday to discuss their response to President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The promised U.S. embassy move announced Wednesday has sparked anger in the Palestinian territories. Seth Doane reports.
All eyes on Alabama ahead of Tuesday's special election
Alabama's special election is Tuesday, and it's a heated battle for the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. It could change the balance of the U.S. Senate, where the Republicans hold a slim majority. Manuel Bojorquez has more.
Trump speaks at civil rights museum opening despite protests
President Trump spoke at the opening of a civil rights museum on Saturday in Jackson, Mississippi. The president spoke to a small crowd that included family members of assassinated civil rights leader Medgar Evers. But another icon who marched in the movement boycotted the event in protest. Errol Barnett reports.
6 major fires continue to burn in Southern California
At least six major wildfires continue to burn in Southern California. They have torched more than 175,000 acres -- and destroyed more than 1,000 structures. Gusts were calmer today but the Santa Ana winds are still a threat. Carter Evans reports.
US authorities investigate death in police custody
Rhode Island authorities are investigating the case of a man who died after being handcuffed by police in Providence. (May 8)
Millions digging out from East Coast snowstorm
Millions of people from Washington, D.C., to New York and Boston are digging out from the season's first snowstorm. Coastal areas could get well over half a foot. Brook Silva-Braga reports.
California Gov. Jerry Brown: Intense wildfires "the new normal"
California Gov. Jerry Brown provided an update on the dangerous wildfires threatening Southern California on Saturday. Brown said climate change played a role in the fire's' intensity, and urged residents near affected areas to enable phone alerts so they can pack up and evacuate quickly if necessary. Watch his remarks.
CDC Admits Coronavirus is Airborne, Can Be Transmitted More Than 6 Feet Away
Some experts say that while it's a step in the right direction, the CDC still isn't going far enough in warning about the risks indoors.
How better city planning could have prevented wildfire damage in California
Six wildfires burning across California have destroyed over 700 structures. In an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, Rick Halsey examined how better city planning could have prevented damage and devastation from wildfires. Halsey joined CBSN to explain more.
Trump's DOJ secretly obtained phone records of Washington Post reporters
President Donald Trump's Department of Justice secretly obtained phone records of multiple Washington Post reporters, the newspaper reported on Friday.
These lower-tier pitchers can make big fantasy baseball difference
Heading into the 2021 fantasy baseball season, there was plenty of debate regarding how to draft starting pitching. Do you draft early and grab the aces, or can you wait and build a solid rotation with pitchers from the third or fourth tier?