Bob Weir, founding member of the Grateful Dead, has been on a "long, strange trip" his entire life. It started early on in his teens, when he left California for life on a ranch. Weir has gone back to those times for his new album, "Blue Mountain." Weir sat down with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason to discuss the inspiration for the first album with completely new material in over 30 years.
Pope Francis is trying to make the Roman Catholic Church more transparent and accessible to the people. It's part of the reason why Saturday is the first full day tourists are being allowed to visit the most private rooms of the pope's summer residence, just outside Rome. Seth Doane got an early look inside Castel Gandolfo, before it was opened to the public.
Chef Tony Gemignani's specialty is arguably Americans' favorite food: pizza. He started in the early 1990s at his brother's pizzeria, entertaining diners with pizza-throwing tricks. He's since won numerous world titles, including World Champion Pizza Maker at competitions in Italy. Now, he's the chef and owner of a pizza empire with 16 locations, including his flagship restaurant, "Tony's Pizza Napoletana" in San Francisco. Gemignani joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss his culinary journey and signature dishes.
A towering monument to one of the most revered figures in Native American history is slowly taking shape in South Dakota. Crazy Horse was among the leaders of the Lakota Sioux, who attacked and destroyed a U.S. Army regiment in 1876 -- a two-day battle that went down in history as Custer's Last Stand. The sculpture's creation began in 1947, and is likely to take more than a century to complete. Mark Albert traveled to the memorial to show us why.
From Alan Ameche's winning touchdown in the 1958 NFL Championship Game to Secretariat's historic triumph in the 1973 Kentucky Derby, photographer Neil Leifer has captured some of the most iconic images in sports history. Now, Leifer is auctioning off some of his personal collection of famed 20th century photographs. Jeff Glor reports.
Donald Trump has made waves by claiming that the presidential election is rigged. But Wendy R. Weiser, who directs the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, says voter fraud is "vanishingly rare." She joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to explain the different types of voter fraud, and the "real risk" of the election hacking threat.
First on Morning Rounds, amid National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook looked at the advances in treating metastatic breast cancer. Also on "CBS This Morning: Saturday," Dr. LaPook is joined by CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula to discuss new guidelines for children's media use, and more.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is meeting with his commanders in Baghdad Saturday to assess the U.S.-led coalition to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city and the ISIS's main stronghold in Northern Iraq. U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Finan of Anaheim, California was the first American to be killed in the offensive, which began this week. On Friday, ISIS launched a counterattack on the city of Kirkuk, killing 46 people. Holly Williams was there.
Donald Trump will be taking a page from Abraham Lincoln Saturday when he makes a Gettysburg address in the battleground state of Pennsylvania. The Trump campaign describes the speech as Trump's "closing arguments," which includes his plan to restore the economy and an outline of priorities for his first 100 days in office. While that speech is supposed to be positive, his recent days on the trail have been anything but. Craig Boswell reports.
James Norton, founder and president of Play-Action Strategies, a cybersecurity firm, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the New World Hackers, the hacking group that has claimed responsibility for downing a string of major U.S. websites, and precautions to take in the wake of the new cyberattacks.
Investigators are trying to determine who was responsible for a string of sophisticated cyberattacks that caused major outages for some of the largest websites in the U.S. The rolling attack began Friday. The sites are up and running again. The disruptions happened in the wake of recent breaches that targeted organizations and election agencies. Marlie Hall reports.
Three men are due in court on Monday after federal investigators say they broke up a right-wing militia plot to blow up a mosque and apartment complex in Garden City, Kansas. Agents arrested Curtis Allen, Patrick Stein and Gavin Wright after an eight-month investigation. Investigators say the alleged attack was scheduled for the day after the presidential election to avoid influencing it. Paula Reid reports.
Singer-songwriter Andrew Davie and multi-instrumentalist Kev Jones form the core of the British rock band, "Bear's Den." They began performing in the West London music scene in 2012, scored big in the UK with their debut album, "Islands," and brought in four more players for a just-completed U.S. tour. Their new album, "Red Earth and Pouring Rain" is getting great reviews. Making their network television debut on "CBS This Morning: Saturday," the band performs their title track.