A new study reported by the New York Times blames a culture of overwork for hurting women's chances for success. Researchers found the demand for longer work hours affects both genders. But for women, who are often the primary caregivers at home, the burden is greater. Harvard business school professor Robin Ely co-authored the study. She joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her findings.
It is a tale of three families connected to three tragic planes crashes in the city of Elizabeth, New Jersey, during the winter of 1951-1952. Blume’s past works have traditionally focused on issues young readers can connect to but Blume’s new book takes on a very adult tone. The iconic author joins “CBS This Morning” to talk about the new book and her historic literary career.
The closed trial of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian began last week inside a Revolutionary Court in Tehran. It quickly adjourned with no word about when it may reconvene. Rezaian is accused of committing espionage "for the hostile government of the United States," though there is no evidence to support the accusation. He has been held in Evin Prison since last summer and has been allowed to see his lawyer only once. Elizabeth Palmer is in Tehran and spoke to his lawyer.
A wealthy Texas wife and mom was arrested for murder over the death of her millionaire husband. Correspondent Peter Van Sant joins "CBS This Morning" to show a preview of “48 Hours” and explain how his interview with Michele Williams caused a dramatic reversal that blew the case against her wide open.
Backlash continues to grow over the comments made by a radio consultant who said stations would add listeners if they cut down on the number of songs by female artists. The country music superstar has six number-one hits and has sold over 18 million records. She joins "CBS This Morning" from Nashville to address the controversial comments.
Even if Congress agrees to continue allowing the NSA to search and collect phone records, the intelligence gathering would quickly change form. Records would be held by phone companies, not the government, leaving debate over how investigations would work if authorities need quick access to data. Nancy Cordes reports.
Researchers at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science are creating their own hurricanes in a state-of-the-art lab. Forecasters predict fewer storms this year because of a combination of El Niño and cooler ocean temperatures, but they also warn a quiet season can produce a devastating hurricane. The Atlantic hurricane season enters day two, and Mark Strassmann is in Miami with the experiments that could end up saving lives.
Mandatory water restrictions are in effect across California where the governor hopes to cut water usage by an average of 25 percent across the state. One industry that has found itself in the crosshairs of the new crackdowns is swimming pools. David Begnaud reports Los Angeles where some are choosing to fill in their pools.
A lion killed an American woman and injured a man driving through a private wildlife park in Johannesburg. The attack occurred when a lioness approached the passenger side of the vehicle as the woman took photos and then lunged at the car. Park spokesman reports the car had their windows all the way down, which is strictly against policy. Debora Patta reports from South Africa.
The Transportation Security Administration is making major changes to airport screening procedure after an alarming report about airport security. It was revealed that TSA agents failed to detect mock weapons and bombs in a security sting. In response, the agency is shaking up its leadership. CBS News homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues reports from Washington.
The search for survivors is underway after a cruise ship carrying more than 450 people capsized in China. It happened along the Yangtze River after the ship ran into severe weather. Five people are dead and 14 others have been saved while more than 430 still missing. Mark Phillips is in London with the latest on the story.