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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.
High-speed Internet access has been the foundation of work, school, commerce, church services, and even doctor's visits during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is great … IF you have high-speed Internet. Yet, about half of Americans do not. David Pogue reports on the broadband divide in our country, where for many high-speed internet is either unavailable or unaffordable.
With so many of us staying at home these days and spending more time in the kitchen, vanilla sales, of all things, are booming. Correspondent Seth Doane travels to the island of Madagascar – which supplies 80% of the world's vanilla – to learn more about the extraordinarily colorful (and sometimes unsavory) story of a familiar spice, and why this valuable cash crop can be worth more by weight than silver.
Actress and singer Linda Lavin says that, since the pandemic began, she has been busier than ever – from releasing a new album to performing weekly online concerts. The star of the classic sitcom "Alice" tells correspondent Mo Rocca that much of her success derives from the fact that she has always advocated for herself.
Since the ripe old age of 13, Tanya Tucker has had nearly two dozen Top-40 albums. And after more than 50 years on stage, her latest album, "While I'm Livin'," has gotten the best reviews of her career (and won two Grammy Awards earlier this year). CBS News' Bob Schieffer sits down with the singer who was once country music's wild child, and whose voice has never had more to offer than it does today. (Originally broadcast January 5, 2020.)
David Allen Sibley has been called the most important illustrator of birds since John James Audubon or Roger Torey Petersen, and his "Sibley Guides to Birds" have sold more than two million copies. Rita Braver finds out how the bird fancier became one of the most respected and successful chroniclers of avian life. (Originally broadcast November 17, 2019.)
At least 137 people were killed and over 5,000 were injured in the explosions.
At least nine people were killed and some 3 million homes and businesses lost power when Isaias tore through a dozen states.
When asked about Trump's plans, GOP Senator John Thune said, "I assume that's not something that you could do."
He also discussed mail-in voting, criticizing Nevada, which has a governor who is a Democrat, and praising Florida and Arizona, which both have GOP governors.
Trump campaign representative Rudy Giuliani said in a letter that the current debate schedule is "an outdated dinosaur."
"In a perfect world, students would be in classrooms more not less, but unfortunately that is not where we find ourselves today," Chicago Public Schools' executive officer said.
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
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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.
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.
Greg Dailey has been "one of the finest people in the world" helping residents amid the coronavirus pandemic.