The octopus is one of the most bizarre life forms on Earth – one of the smartest, most interesting, and most alien. It can camouflage itself in a flash, squeeze its entire body through a one-inch hole, and use their brains (yes, it has nine of them) to think and play. Chip Reid visits scientists at New England Aquarium in Boston, and the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., and talks with Sy Montgomery, author of "The Soul of an Octopus," about these curious creatures.
At 35 Gary Clark Jr. is still clearly uncomfortable being heralded as one of the best guitarists in a generation. He's played the White House, and toured with the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton. This year his blues/rock album, "This Land," is up for four Grammy Awards. Kristine Johnson talks with the musician who describes himself as a "simple dude from Austin, Texas who picked up a guitar."
You don't get as far as Carlos Ghosn has come without thinking outside the box, or inside the box for that matter, which is how the former Nissan executive – facing trial in Japan for financial wrongdoing – managed to skip bail and flee the country. He spoke (somewhat evasively) with correspondent Charlie D'Agata about his improbable journey.
Now on the cusp of turning 87, Kim Novak is still finding herself. The star of such classics as Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo," "Picnic," and "Bell, Book and Candle," the actress turned her back on Hollywood in the 1960s and has since pursued artwork and a love of animals. Mo Rocca reports.
It's a story told hundreds of thousands of times every year across America: Women can get the job – just don't get pregnant. Even though pregnancy discrimination has been illegal under federal law for more than 40 years, pregnant women are pushed out of their jobs every day, because employers still deny accommodations to pregnant workers. Jan Crawford talks to women who have faced serious choices and sometimes tragic circumstances affecting careers and family; and with two lawmakers trying to change federal law to better protect women in the workplace. [Photos from "Showing: Pregnancy in the Workplace" by Working Assumptions.]
President Donald Trump's legal team and House impeachment managers are preparing for the Senate impeachment trial to intensify in the coming week. CBS News correspondent Nikole Killion and Wall Street Journal reporter Siobhan Hughes join CBSN with the latest.
The White House defense team and House managers will argue the resolution laying down the rules for the trial, not senators.
"We made a mistake," the Archives said in a press release.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer be official "working members" of the royal family, according to a statement released by Queen Elizabeth II and Buckingham Palace on Saturday. Under the new agreement, the couple will no longer receive public funds for royal duties. CBS News' Imtiaz Tyab reports from London.
Buckingham Palace confirms the couple will give up their official His and Her Royal Highness titles.
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Rachel Barton Pine's Music by Black Composers initiative aims to highlight works by composers who may have been overlooked by history.
One employee hopes the dog, named "Subway Sally," helps raise awareness for other stray pets.
The legendary performer and wife Patti Scialfa were at the ceremony to cheer Sam on.
Jack Wilson, the 71-year-old volunteer security guard who said he killed the gunman with a single shot, was honored Monday for his heroism.
Sabrina Scali took action when she saw a deck of NHL playing cards, that only showed the queens as cheerleaders.
"It's a small planet ... We have a lot more likenesses than we do differences," pilot Bill Harrelson learned during his trip.