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In the northern highlands of Ethiopia stand 11 churches that the Ethiopian Orthodox Church says were built by angels.
Copies of a letter written by Christopher Columbus describing his first impressions of the Americas have become so rare and valuable, they're being stolen and replaced with forgeries at some of the world's most prestigious libraries.
When voters legalized marijuana three years ago, advocates said illegal operations would be pushed out and the state would make hundreds of millions in tax revenue. So far, those dreams have not panned out.
Matthew Whitaker has been rocking crowds with his improvisational piano playing for most of his short life. He may be blind, but a neuroscientist has found Whitaker's visual cortex goes into overdrive when he plays.
Wielding a syringe instead of a brush, artist Bradley Hart injects paint into the plastic bubbles of bubble wrap, turning the ubiquitous packing material into pointillist works of art. Correspondent Lee Cowan reports.
A community college teacher, even while serving as the second lady during the Obama administration, Dr. Jill Biden says she wants to continue to teach even if her husband, former vice president Joe Biden, wins the presidency. In an interview with correspondent Rita Braver, Jill talks about her childhood, her marriage, standing up for her family, the loss of a child, the challenges of campaigning, and seeking joy even in challenging times.
The coronavirus is leaving its mark on colleges and universities, perhaps permanently. With schools working hard to keep COVID-19 off-campus, 13% percent of colleges will offer online-only classes, while 35% will offer a mix of virtual and socially-distanced in-person classes. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger reports on how educators and students are adjusting to an on-campus experience that will be, as one university professor describes it, "some combination of a monastery and a minimum security prison."
Life these days is pretty sweet for James Taylor, the musician-songwriter famed for such hits as "Fire and Rain," "Carolina In My Mind" and "Sweet Baby James." Jane Pauley visited Taylor at his home in the Berkshires of Massachusetts to talk about his audio memoir on his early days in North Carolina, and a new album exploring the songs Taylor loved growing up, titled "American Standard." (This story was originally broadcast on February 2, 2020.)
The Black Lives Matter campaign, which was propelled by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, has become a worldwide movement, particularly in Britain, where the former colonial power is struggling to come to terms with the global stain of racism and its slave-trading history. Correspondent Mark Phillips talks with art curators and historians about how countries like Britain profited from the triangle trade, and how slave owners profited even after slavery was abolished.
The space agency will no longer use nicknames like "Eskimo Nebula" or "Siamese Twins Galaxy."
DeWine first tested positive for the coronavirus when he was tested ahead of meeting President Trump, as per the current protocol.
The vast majority of voters in these two states say things in the U.S. are going badly. They think Joe Biden would do a better job of handling coronavirus by significant margins.
The Black Lives Matter campaign has resonated in former colonial powers, like Britain, which are now struggling to come to terms with a racist past and the stain of slavery
The U.S. has the highest number of confirmed cases and deaths in the world.
The legendary singer-songwriter has recorded an audio autobiography, "Break Shot," and an album of songs he loved while growing up in North Carolina, "American Standard"
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
Rihanna isn't alone; celebrities have been stepping out in wild outfits for years... some more often than others.
Shows and movies you'll want to stream soon.
Minnesota native Annie Ojile captures scenes of a locked-down Italy devoid of American tourists during the coronavirus outbreak
National parks are finally reopening after weeks of COVID-19-related shutdowns. Here's where all 62 of them rank in popularity.
Robbie Gay loves an underdog.
Max's human handler said the dog was "invaluable" in finding the mom and 1-year-old, who were missing for two days.
Now, without her mom signing, Mavis understands and a trip to the park with her older brothers is a whole new world.
"It would've been nice to see someone who looked like me in this role; I never intended to be the first. I hope it's encouraging to other people," said Swegle.
It all started at a school assembly in Toledo, Ohio.
"These inmates had no obligation whatsoever to render aid to a bleeding, vulnerable deputy, but they didn't hesitate," the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office said.