Chicago police are seizing about 130 illegal weapons each week, which Superintendent Garry McCarthy says is more than any other major city. In a continuing effort to combat the city's high murder rate, police have also flooded high-crime areas and beefed up street intelligence gathering. Dean Reynolds reports.
For the first time in four-and-a-half years, a bipartisan budget deal is on the table in Washington. The deal sets spending levels for the next two fiscal years and would replace harsh, across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration with more targeted cuts and increases in user fees for government services. Nancy Cordes reports.
The National Transportation Safety Board is opening hearings into whether airline pilots are being lulled into crashes by cockpit computers. CBS News aviation and safety expert Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, a former U.S. Airways captain, says pilots must have a deep understanding of the airplane and all its systems. Scott Pelley reports.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to South Africa Monday, alongside former President George W. Bush and his wife and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. As many as 100 world leaders are expected at the first event in a week-long commemoration of Nelson Mandela. Mark Phillips reports.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Ravanchi warns that if the U.S. Senate approves new economic sanctions on Iran, it will be breaking the nuclear deal that was reached in November. Iran's government defied hardliners at home in agreeing to the deal, and its political credibility is on the line. Elizabeth Palmer reports.