Flying saucers and visits from extraterrestrials have long been a source of fascination in American culture. There are many who believe aliens and their ability to visit Earth are a fact, and some are willing to go to great lengths to prove it. That's the subject of author Ben Mezrich's new book, "The 37th Parallel," which tells the story of one man's 30-year quest to prove aliens are real. Mezrich joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the book and the so-called "UFO Highway."
The federal government has ordered a halt to part of the construction of a four-state oil pipeline. That section is in North Dakota, where thousands of Native Americans have protested, saying the project violates federal laws and will harm water supplies. But work on the rest of the pipeline can continue. Mark Albert reports.
Carlos Watson, founder and CEO of OZY Media, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss some of the latest news in politics, including the presidential candidates' battle over foreign policy and Hillary Clinton's new positive campaign ad. OZY Media has also launched an eight-hour documentary series airing on PBS called "The Contenders: 16 for '16," which examines some of the most influential presidential campaigns in modern history.
With less than two months until Election Day, the presidential candidates have shifted their attention to foreign policy. Hillary Clinton used her time as secretary of state as a qualifier for commander-in-chief, while Donald Trump tried to turn those experiences. Errol Barnett reports from Washington.
A sisterly trio from Portland, Oregon goes by the unlikely name of "Joseph." The eldest, Natalie Closner, was pursuing a career as a singer-songwriter and recruited her young twin sisters, Meegan and Allison to join on vocals. Their debut was well received in 2014, and their latest album, "I'm Alone, No You're Not," was released just last week. On "CBS This Morning: Saturday," the band performs their hit single, "White Flag."
Think top-of-the-line barbecue, and you may think of Texas, Memphis or the Carolinas -- but probably not Brooklyn. Chef Billy Durney is out to change that. His new Brooklyn restaurant, "Hometown Bar-B-Que,"does meat the right way -- slow, smokey and mouth-watering. Chef Durney joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss his culinary journey and some signature dishes.
Labor Day is also the beginning of one of America's favorite pastimes -- food festivals, which extend into early Autumn. So if you're hungry for something different, we have a guide to get you to the perfect event. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share some of the country's most unique festivals.
Hillary Clinton is spending yet another weekend trying to get past the controversy of her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. On Friday, the FBI revealed her use of 13 mobile devices, as well as confusion over the treatment of confidential information. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss some of the most "surprising" findings from the FBI report.
Best-selling author James Patterson has sold more than 350 million books worldwide. His latest project is not another book, but rather a documentary he wrote and hosted, called "Murder of a Small Town." It is about communities that have been left behind by the 20th century, a subject close to his heart. Patterson joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss his film.
New details have emerged on Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server during the time she was secretary of state. The FBI released 58 pages of documents on Friday, including information about the bureau's conversation with Clinton from their now closed criminal investigation. But the release seems to bring more questions than answers. Errol Barnett reports.