"Homeland," Showtime's number one drama series, is gearing up for its sixth season premiere this weekend. It focuses on the aftermath of a presidential election. Emmy-winning actress Claire Danes plays Carrie Mathison, now an advocate for Muslims living in America. Danes joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new season.
The close bond between President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden is on display in the closing days of their time in office. The president called Biden "my brother" during an emotional White House ceremony where he surprised the vice president with the nation's highest civilian honor. Margaret Brennan reports on the evolution of their relationship.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a new report on the health effects of marijuana, looking at more than 10,000 studies about medical and recreational use. It is the most comprehensive review since 1999. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.
The FBI has not confirmed any details in the 35-page document that claims to have compromising information on President-elect Donald Trump. But Russia has a history of gathering information for future use against government opponents. They even have a word for it: "kompromat." Elizabeth Palmer spoke to a political activist in Russia who has first-hand experience with the dirty tactics.
Gerald Seib, Wall Street Journal's executive Washington editor and chief commentator, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the Justice Department's internal investigation into how FBI Director James Comey handled the probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server as secretary of state, and how Donald Trump's Cabinet picks have differing views from the president-elect.
President Obama leaves office in one week. For his final network TV interview as commander-in-chief, Mr. Obama sat down with "60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Kroft and discussed the incoming administration and why he is not underestimating President-elect Donald Trump. Watch the full interview Sunday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
A driver in Arizona is being praised as a hero for saving the life of an ambushed state trooper on Thursday. Police say a suspect shot the state trooper who had stopped to investigate a car crash on an interstate west of Phoenix. A man driving by came to the trooper's rescue and ended up killing the suspect. DeMarco Morgan reports.
Fiat Chrysler is under fire for allegedly outfitting some diesel vehicles with software to cheat on emissions tests. The Environmental Protection Agency says the technology violated parts of the Clean Air Act by allowing certain vehicles to emit illegal levels of greenhouse gases. Kris Van Cleave reports.
President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees are contradicting the president-elect on a surprising number of important issues. Retired Gen. James Mattis and Rep. Mike Pompeo spent hours fielding questions during Thursday's confirmation hearings. They broke with Mr. Trump on NATO, the Iran nuclear deal, and other major policies. Nancy Cordes reports.
FBI Director James Comey will face an internal investigation by the Justice Department, focusing on the election-year probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. One important area will be the decision-making process that led to Comey's controversial public statements on the Clinton investigation. Jeff Pegues reports.
CBS News has confirmed FBI Director James Comey personally briefed President-elect Donald Trump about unverified claims that the Russians have compromising personal and financial information on Mr. Trump. Sources say Comey did not mention the salacious details from a 35-page report. Officials do not know if any of that material is true. Major Garrett reports.