This Morning from CBS News: Aug. 27, 2014

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American ISIS

U.S. officials say an American has died fighting with ISIS terrorists in Syria. The death of Douglas McAuthur McCain was confirmed yesterday by National Security Council spokesperson Caitlin Hayden. CBS News' Bob Orr reports McCain was on U.S. terror watch lists and was known to the FBI.

Recruiting Terrorists

CBS News' Clarissa Ward looks at how Britain became a center for terrorist recruitment.

Wrong numbers

The U.S. jobs report, a key measure of how well the economy is doing, has gotten increasingly less accurate in the past 20 years. The fix for that problem could be in a surprising place: Twitter.

Getting Away with Murder

Original Crimesider investigation: Miami businessman Don Garbett was killed 40 years ago - his family and police say they know who did it; why is the killer free?

Alzheimer's focus

Training in learning how to focus on the present moment may help improve the emotional well-being of people with early-stage dementia due to Alzheimer's disease as well as that of their caregivers.

Burning elite

Burning Man, the annual gathering of hippies and free spirits frolicking naked in the desert, has been around for nearly three decades. CBS News' Michelle Miller reports that recently, it's also become a mecca for Silicon Valley's elite, and they're bringing servants and a very un-Burning Man lifestyle to the festival.

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