Severe weather is causing problems from coast to coast. In the West, heavy rain could bring devastating floods and mudslides. From the Deep South to the Northeast, snow, ice and rain are making it tough to get around. Mark Strassmann reports from Atlanta. Kenneth Craig reports from New York. Carter Evans reports from Northern California, and meteorologist Molly Rosenblatt is tracking the storms at CBS Minneapolis station WCCO-TV.
According to the FBI, 26-year-old Esteban Santiago is cooperating following an hours-long interrogation overnight. Authorities are continuing to look at terrorism as the potential motivation for the attack at Fort Lauderdale's airport. Authorities say Santiago, who had just gotten off of a Delta flight, grabbed his only checked bag at baggage claim. Inside were a 9mm semi-automatic handgun and ammunition. He allegedly went to the bathroom, loaded the gun, walked out and started shooting. David Begnaud has the details.
Severe weather could cause major headaches for millions of holiday travelers. A storm system carrying a mix of rain and snow is passing through the East Coast Tuesday. Parts of the Great Plains are digging out after a storm brought blizzard conditions. DeMarco Morgan reports from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, one of the many airports dealing with delays.
Winter weather is causing travel headaches across the country. Hundreds of miles of highways in the Dakotas are closed due to white-out conditions. More than 3,000 flights were delayed Monday, and 300 cancelled. Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield of CBS Minnesota reports on the treacherous road conditions, and DeMarco Morgan has the latest on air travel.
Federal officials are investigating an air traffic control error last Friday that sent a plane in the wrong direction and could have led to disaster in the skies. An EVA Air Boeing 777 was on a potential collision course with an Air Canada jet, as well as a mountain range, before the mistake was corrected. Kris Van Cleave reports.
An airline trade group says more than 42-and-a-half million people will fly over the holidays. Flying is still considered the safest way to travel, but passengers who were aboard a flight that made an emergency landing at Chicago's O'Hare airport in October are questioning the airline's evacuation procedures. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg shows what passengers need to do in an emergency.
Venice, Italy could be reaching a breaking point from an influx of tourists. The famed city's population has plummeted in recent year to fewer than 55,000 people. Daily visitors often outnumber the locals. Seth Doane went to Venice and learned why some see economic opportunity, and others see a city losing its soul.