Amazon will begin selling Kenmore brand appliances from Sears, equipped with Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa, so Kenmore smart air conditioners and refrigerators will respond to voice commands. Sears' holdings have faced losses for the past seven years. Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the partnership.
Nearly five years ago, fishermen and scientists of Ocearch made history when a 2,000-pound shark named Genie was the first great white captured, tagged and released in the north Atlantic Ocean. On Friday, Ocearch's team will make its next expedition in Montauk, aiming to tag juvenile great white sharks. Ocearch's Founding Chairman and Expedition Leader Chris Fischer joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about tagging mature male sharks, the importance of sharks in the ocean and shark research.
Senate Republicans are expected to vote next week on whether to begin debating on a health care bill. But right now, it's not clear what that bill will be. Shannon Pettypiece, Bloomberg's White House correspondent, joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the GOP bill's status, the possible absence of Senator McCain and potential Medicaid cuts.
America's opioid crisis is expanding to a new class of victims: unborn children. In the last decade, states like Tennessee have seen a tenfold rise in the number of babies born with symptoms of withdrawal, also known as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). Now, one judge in White County, Tennessee, is offering a controversial solution to the problem. David Begnaud reports.
It's been nearly 22 years since a jury found O.J. Simpson not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. Later, Simpson was found liable for the two deaths in a multi-million dollar civil suit. Only on "CBS This Morning" Ron Goldman's father, Fred, and his sister, Kim, talk about the parole board's decision to free Simpson from a Nevada prison.
The Minneapolis police chief says the shooting death of Justine Damond by one of her officers "should not have happened." Damond called 911 to report a suspected sexual assault on Saturday. State investigators say she was shot and killed by Officer Mohamed Noor when he arrived to the scene. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Just a day after President Trump lashed out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a New York Times interview, he lost two members of his legal team. Mr. Trump stridently criticized Sessions and raised questions about how comfortable he was with an independent Justice Department and Sessions' recusal from the Russia investigation. Major Garrett reports.
Former football star O.J. Simpson showed jubilation and relief Thursday after convincing a Nevada parole board that he deserves to be released. Simpson has served almost nine years of a 33-year sentence for a botched armed robbery in Las Vegas. His defenders say the sentence was payback for his acquittal on murder charges more than two decades ago. John Blackstone reports.