Scientists have announced the discovery of a new branch on the collective family tree of humanity; an "almost human" creature dubbed Homo naledi. The man behind the discovery tells CBS News it's a new species, and his theory on how all the fossils ended up in one spot is raising eyebrows.
A look at where Republican presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stands on education, immigration, the economy, social issues and foreign policy. This is the latest in a series examining where the 2016 candidates stand on five key issues. Click here to read about Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, John Kasich, Bernie Sanders, Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie and Ben Carson.
It was quite a scene at the U.S. Capitol as the Senate opened debate on the Iran nuclear deal, and opponents rallied outside, including Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. Trump called both the deal and the Americans who negotiated it "incompetent," and said bluntly that the Iranians had "suckered us."
Emily Orta was just 14 years old when her heart stopped beating in the middle of soccer practice. Now she's hoping her story of survival will help other schools and athletic leagues be prepared for the rare but serious risk of a child suffering sudden cardiac arrest.
As New York Fashion Week kicks off, a wave of change is washing over the industry. What started as a movement to include different body types has transformed into a near-revolution across the fashion world. The people behind NYFW hope catwalks this year will reflect a new idea of beauty.
Digital cameras are experiencing an arms race, as devices pack ever more megapixels in hopes of attracting consumers. Yet for most people that extra punch amounts to little more than a marketing gimmick--here's why not to obsess over pixels.
It's been 25 years since one West Philadelphia teenager's life got flipped-turned upside down. America tuned in when the show kicked off on Sept. 10, 1990, to see a young Will Smith play a fictionalized version of himself on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."