Anthony Mason talks to Ford Foundation President Darren Walker about how the social justice philanthropy borrowed a billion dollars to help non-profit organizations and Americans hit by the pandemic. Walker explains why he says "we are asphyxiating" the idea of creating a better life for children and why he says wealthy, privileged Americans need to start thinking about how much they are willing to give up.
A cold case that is two decades old is getting new attention thanks to Netflix's wildly popular "Tiger King" series. Part of the series features Carole Baskin, whose former husband Don Lewis disappeared in 1997. Deputies found his van abandoned at an airport where he allegedly planned to take a trip to Costa Rica, despite no proof Lewis ever left the country. His daughters announced they were suing Baskin to get more information from her, and offered a $100,000 reward for information on his whereabouts. Baskin has repeatedly denied involvement in the case, and told CBS News it has been her policy to "not comment on pending litigation."
An outraged California community is asking why sheriff's deputies pointed guns at three Black teenagers, who said a man chased them with a knife. Witness video shows one of the deputies aiming what looks like an assault rifle. The Los Angeles County sheriff says he's concerned about the tactics the deputies used. Jamie Yuccas looks at what the parents of two of the boys call their "worst nightmare."
The decision of who Joe Biden will pick to be his running mate is imminent. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has interviewed top finalists for the vice presidential slot and an announcement of his choice is expected this week. Meanwhile, a list of speakers has been announced for the DNC convention next week. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Lebanese leaders reportedly received a warning last month about explosive chemicals being stored in Beirut's port. Those chemicals detonated in a huge blast last week, killing more than 160 people. The country's prime minister announced his government's resignation on Monday. Imtiaz Tyab reports from Beirut.
The Secret Service said it is investigating a shooting incident that occurred near the White House complex on Monday. A Secret Service officer shot a suspect who allegedly claimed he had a weapon. Both were taken to the hospital. The incident occurred as President Trump was briefing reporters. Ben Tracy reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin claims his country is now using the world's first COVID-19 vaccine and one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Russian authorities say medical workers, teachers and others in high-risk groups will get the vaccine first. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to explain what we know about the vaccine and whether it changes how the U.S. and other countries approach vaccine development.
It was a wedding decades in the making, between two former New Jersey college classmates. They say they never could have imagined it. Greg and Janet Dabice were married August 1 on the football field of Montclair State University, nearly 30 years after they were crowned the school's homecoming king and queen on the very same field. Errol Barnett reports on their unlikely royal reunion.
In July, the Pentagon effectively banned the Confederate flag on U.S. bases and pledged to address diversity and increase inclusivity in the ranks of the military. Still, more than half of the troops of color who participated in a 2019 survey said that they had experienced white nationalism or racism in the U.S. military. Vladimir Duthiers spoke with some service members and veterans of different races, ranks, regions and religions about their experiences as troops of color.