The family of a 10-month-old who's been on life support since she was born won a small legal victory in a heartbreaking battle to keep her alive. A judge in Texas ruled that Cook Children's Medical Center cannot disconnect Tinslee Lewis at least for another three weeks. Janet Shamlian spoke to Tinslee's mother about the fight for Tinslee's life.
A 9-year-old boy's kindness is helping keep the Christmas spirit alive in a Southern California neighborhood. A home in Downey, just outside Los Angeles, is usually decked out with elaborate decorations this time of year, but when thieves stole some of them, the tradition almost ended. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
Two new studies suggest older adults are more lonely than they used to be. The American Psychological Association found on average that reported loneliness began to increase after age 75. But loneliness is an issue for all generations. Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma, who consults on depression, anxiety disorders, and work-life balance issues, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.
Some of the victims of Monday's volcanic eruption in New Zealand were passengers from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. That’s now raising questions about the liability of cruise lines and the excursion companies they contract with. Royal Caribbean told CBS News it is now "suspending tours of active volcanoes." Anna Werner reports.
New York City police are stepping up patrols near an Ivy League university after the brutal stabbing death of a student. Tessa Majors, 18, was in her first year at Barnard, the women’s college affiliated with Columbia University. Majors was murdered Wednesday in a public park next door to Columbia’s campus. The rattle community held a vigil there Thursday night. Errol Barnett reports.