A stunning federal indictment raises questions about alleged wrongdoing by former House Speaker Dennis Hastert. The allegations in the indictment are shocking -- violations of federal banking laws and lying to the FBI -- and more than $1 million paid as hush money to cover up a relationship prosecutors say was improper. CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford is in Washington with what we know about the case.
Rain and searching
The heavy rains that hit the Dallas area last night and early this morning caused widespread road flooding. The National Weather Service says the city is experiencing its wettest May on record, with almost 14 inches of rain and counting. CBS News correspondent reports Don Dahler the death toll continues to rise as search teams dig through debris piles along rivers that raged through Central Texas and the Houston area.
The fall of Ramadi to ISIS happened in part because tired Iraqi forces faced off against a "pretty good" group of militant fighters, Gen. John Allen told CBS News foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan. Allen, who is the presidential envoy to the coalition fighting ISIS, sat down with Brennan to talk about the state of the conflict.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to formally declare his 2016 presidential bid on Saturday at a rally in Baltimore, his home for decades and the city he once served as a council member and mayor. He's been laying the groundwork for a bid for some time, stepping up his visits to early voting states and building the campaign infrastructure he'll need to compete against Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.
For the next three months, airport customs and border agents will test facial recognition technology, part of a new push from the Department of Homeland Security to find immigration violators at airports. It will be used to identify foreigners who stay in the United States too long. CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave was at Washington's Dulles International Airport to give us a look at the new technology that has some worried anonymity will be a thing of the past.
Eating chocolate every day can help you lose weight? If it sounds too good to be true -- that's because the chocolate diet study that made headlines around the world last year was all an elaborate hoax. Find out why a science journalist did it.
Here's a fact that illustrates why so many Americans feel the economic recovery has yet to kick in: Almost half couldn't pony up $400 to cover an emergency expense. That's according to a new study from the Federal Reserve, which polled more than 5,800 Americans on the state of their finances in 2014.
West Baltimore living
Brittney Goodridge, a 25-year-old single mom in West Baltimore, gets her 7-year-old son Corde ready for school -- and herself ready for what they may encounter on the streets. Baltimore has seen an especially violent May, with 38 homicides. Despite the uptick, arrests are down, leaving some to question whether police are purposely stepping back. Goodridge says Corde often tells her he wants to leave.
Athletes & Kids
The country can't seem to get enough of Riley Curry, daughter of Golden State Warrior Stephen Curry. She's stolen the show at two news conferences and at one point at a media event Wednesday night, she was the subject of 1,300 tweets per minute. But CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano reports her cute cameos have also stirred a backlash, with some calling to keep the attention on the athletes.