In a new fallout in the Volkswagen emissions scandal, lawsuits filed by three states claim top executives were involved with creating so-called "defeat devices." Software helped hundreds of thousands of so-called "clean diesel" cars pass tests in the U.S. The suits come weeks after an estimated $15 billion record settlement package with owners and regulators in the U.S. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Just over a week after its release, "Pokemon Go" has become one of the hottest mobile apps of all time. The video game sends players wandering around, trying to catch characters in real-life locations. The free app has surpassed Twitter in daily users, and people spend more time there than on Facebook. CBS News financial contributor Mellody Hobson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the business behind the app and potential security concerns.
Over the past 15 years, American workers have taken less and less vacation. In 2015, 55 percent of Americans surveyed didn't use all of their vacation time, leaving 658 million days unused and 222 million days lost. But workers who refuse to take their time off may be viewed as "work martyrs." Tony Schwartz, founder and CEO of The Energy Project, which advises companies on how to become more productive, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss work-life balance.
There is new concern for some homeowners nearly 10 years after the last housing crisis. A recent New York Times investigation found that private equity firms, which bought distressed mortgages after the 2008 crisis, are making similar mistakes that banks made before the last bubble burst. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss whether homeowners should be worried.
Federal safety regulators are investigating the first deadly crash involving a self-driving car. Joshua Brown was using the auto pilot feature on his Tesla Model S in May when he was killed in a Florida highway collision. Brown posted a video to YouTube last year, showing the car's ability to avoid an accident. His death now raises big questions for self-driving technology. Kris Van Cleave.
Stock markets are still stabilizing after last week's Brexit vote. The Dow has rebounded around 550 points since Monday's losses. BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink says Britain's vote to leave the EU means there will be fewer people willing to make long-term investments and more who will hoard cash. Fink joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the impact on the global economy, efforts to restore calm and why Trump's comments on global trade are "inappropriate."
The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union has sent global financial markets into turmoil. CBS News financial contributor Mellody Hobson joins "CBS This Morning" from London to break down Britain's exit process from the EU, the factors that drove the decision and concerns it could trigger a domino effect and a global economic crisis.
British leaders are trying to quiet growing fears that the vote to leave the European Union will lead to economic disaster. Stock markets in Europe continue to fall Monday, led by Britain and Germany, but Asian markets gained ground. That follows a weekend of turmoil, after the prime minister promised to quit and the opposition leader faced strong pressure to step down as well. Charlie D'Agata reports from the Houses of Parliament, where Britain's cabinet meets Monday for the first time since the referendum.