Airbnb provides a worldwide online platform to connect guests with private room and home rentals. Founded in 2008, the company is now valued at more than $30 billion. Airbnb plans expand its platform to include online restaurant reservations and local sight-seeing opportunities. The company is announcing more than 150 new experiences in New York City. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his company's success and its path forward.
A web of secrecy could make it nearly impossible to identify a plane's real owner. The Boston Globe's Spotlight team spent a year investigating a system they say can be exploited by drug dealers or corrupt international politicians. The team reports they even found people with links to terrorism who appeared to hold active FAA licenses to fly or repair planes. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Passenger rights groups say smaller airline seat space could put travelers at risk in an emergency evacuation. The FAA argued in federal appeals court that shrinking seat space in coach does not present a threat to health or safety, but the judges disagreed and ordered the FAA to reevaluate its standards. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Hurricane Irma is expected to reach Florida Sunday. Nearly every major city in the state is a potential target. About 1.4 million people live in Florida's mandatory evacuation areas, and the governor has ordered all Florida schools to close so the buildings can be used as shelters. Mark Strassmann reports.
Campgrounds have long been a good barometer for the economy. Low unemployment leaves more discretionary spending for things like camping. The largest campground company in the U.S., KOA, says sales are higher for a record sixth year in a row. An interesting trend is how many millennials are now investing in the great outdoors. Peter Greenberg reports.