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Preview: Falling Apart

cbsnews.com — The roads and bridges Americans drive on every day are in dire need of repair or replacement -- many of them are "on life support." Steve Kroft reports on the critical condition of America's infrastructure and why the problem persists on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m.
Nov 21, 2014

“I don't want to say they're unsafe, but they're dangerous.” cbsnews.com/videos/preview…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: A former transportation secretary tells @60Minutes thousands of U.S. bridges are "dangerous." cbsn.ws/1r4x2ub pic.twitter.com/oXCwWhtqoX

Nov 21, 2014

A former transportation secretary tells @60Minutes thousands of U.S. bridges are "dangerous." cbsn.ws/1r4x2ub pic.twitter.com/4GqzOA2t8S

Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: A former transportation secretary tells @60Minutes thousands of U.S. bridges are "dangerous." cbsn.ws/1r4x2ub pic.twitter.com/oXCwWhtqoX

The last president who couldn't get Congress to act on immigration

cbsnews.com — WASHINGTON (CBS) - Name the speaker: "Legal immigration is one of the top concerns of the American people and Congress's failure to act on it is a disappointment." Sounds like something President Obama has said countless times. But the quote above was uttered by his predecessor, George W.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Another president wanted immigration reform but couldn't get Congress to act. cbsn.ws/1vwbT3p pic.twitter.com/YOtVwR2iuc

Nov 21, 2014

RT @DianneG: RT @CBSNews: Another president wanted immigration reform but couldn't get Congress to act. cbsn.ws/1vwbT3p pic.twitter.com/IrYohsE6nj

Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Another president wanted immigration reform but couldn't get Congress to act. cbsn.ws/1vwbT3p pic.twitter.com/IrYohsE6nj

Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Another president wanted immigration reform but couldn't get Congress to act. cbsn.ws/1vwbT3p pic.twitter.com/YOtVwR2iuc

Questions surround man tasked with NYC's Ebola cleanup

cbsnews.com — As the first case of Ebola hit New York in late October, the city turned to one man to clean up the contaminated waste -- Sal Pane. Pane and his company seemed like the perfect candidates, with nearly 20 years of experience dealing with hazardous situations.
Nov 21, 2014

@StephenBeard on @alexcampbell's TV appearance: "He's growing up. Not counting the five o'clock, he looks 14 now." cbsn.ws/1r5zd0s

Nov 21, 2014

RT @BuzzFeedBen: Great @cbsthismorning report on ebola cleanup guy who scammed City Hall,unmasked by @buzzfeedandrew & @alexcampbell http:/…

Nov 21, 2014

Great @cbsthismorning report on ebola cleanup guy who scammed City Hall,unmasked by @buzzfeedandrew & @alexcampbell cbsnews.com/videos/questio…

House Republicans file Obamacare lawsuit

cbsnews.com — House Republicans on Friday filed their long-threatened lawsuit against the Obama administration for some of the unilateral actions it has taken under Obamacare. Specifically, the suit challenges the Health and Human Services Department and the Treasury Department on two key areas of the health law's implementation.

Adrian Peterson: "I won't ever use a switch again"

cbsnews.com — MINNEAPOLIS -- Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team. In an interview published Thursday by USA Today, Peterson said he believes the coaches and players on the team are fully behind him but that feelings in the organization toward him are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse in Texas for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son.

Nearly 5 million Graco strollers recalled after kids' fingertip amputations

cbsnews.com — Nearly five million Graco and Century baby strollers are being recalled due to dangerous hinges that can pinch a child's finger, resulting in severe cuts or finger amputation. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of 4.7 million strollers in the United States, plus thousands more that were sold in Canada and Mexico.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: 5M baby strollers being recalled over dangerous hinges that can pinch children's fingers, even causing amputation cbsn.ws/1Faxj76

Nov 21, 2014

RECALL: Nearly 5M Graco strollers recalled after kids' fingertip amputations, @CBSNews rpts: cbsnews.com/news/5-million… pic.twitter.com/0NXCniUsGN

Number of Bill Cosby accusers grows again

cbsnews.com — BOCA RATON, Fla. -- A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the latest in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy, then forced himself on her sexually. Therese Serignese, now 57 and a nurse in Boca Raton, said the television icon raped her in 1976 when she was 19 years old following a show in Las Vegas.

Epic Buffalo, New York-area snow giving way to new concerns

cbsnews.com — BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A snowfall that brought huge snowdrifts and closed roads around Buffalo was finally tapering off early Friday, but residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and into the coming week raised the possibility of flooding and the specter of roofs collapsingpossibility of flooding and the specter of roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.
Nov 21, 2014

The epic Buffalo, New York-area snowfall is giving way to new, possibly urgent concerns cbsn.ws/1xIZj0N pic.twitter.com/oAIrKSwIQl

Nov 21, 2014

With temperatures expected in the 60's Monday, there is a new concern for those in Buffalo. @wwltv cbsnews.com/news/epic-buff…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: The epic Buffalo, New York-area snowfall is giving way to new, possibly urgent concerns cbsn.ws/1xIZj0N pic.twitter.com/O1LhUsASad

Don't count on Black Friday for the best holiday deals

cbsnews.com — It used to be that Black Friday -- the day after Thanksgiving -- was a solid bet for finding the best deals on holiday gifts. That rule of thumb doesn't necessarily hold true, especially for holiday shoppers this year.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Don't count on Black Friday for the best holiday deals anymore cbsn.ws/1xJgwXW

Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Don't count on Black Friday for the best holiday deals anymore cbsn.ws/1xJgwXW

Breaking the glass ceiling may lead to depression

cbsnews.com — Getting more responsibility at work may sound like the road to success and happiness, but for some career women it appears to have a very different effect: depression. According to a new study, women in positions of authority at work are more prone to depression, while men tend to feel happier when they're running the show.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: Having more job responsibility is not necessarily the key to happiness; for some it's linked to depression cbsn.ws/1zJo4rx

Ferguson, Missouri, emergency announcement frustrates Eric Holder

cbsnews.com — Attorney General Eric Holder privately expressed frustration to Missouri's governor over declaring a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury decision in last summer's police shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, a Justice Department official told CBS News. The official said Missouri Gov.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: AG Holder has privately expressed frustration over Missouri's emergency declaration, DOJ official tells @PaulaReidCBS cbsn.ws/1xWq9zY

Adam Lanza, Newtown school shooter: Report reveals new details about Lanza's history

cbsnews.com — The socially isolated, violence-obsessed man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary Schoo l had severe mental and emotional problems that went largely ignored by schools and possibly his parents, a report released said.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: New details on Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's mental health issues revealed cbsn.ws/1xKbXfY

Nov 21, 2014

Report reveals new details about Newtown shooter's history cbsnews.com/news/adam-lanz…

Emily Dearden, NYPD psychologist, charged in attempted murder of husband, Kenneth Dearden

cbsnews.com — NEW YORK - A former senior psychologist with the NYPD has been arrested and charged with trying to kill her husband last year. Emily Dearden, 46, of Yonkers, N.Y., turned herself in to authorities on Friday. She is charged with second-degree murder.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @48hours: NYPD psychologist charged in attempted murder of husband cbsn.ws/1FaHXLc

Obama's authority on immigration... or lack of it

cbsnews.com — For months, President Obama has been promising to act on immigration where Congress had failed, after it became clear that the House would not take up the bill the Senate passed a year and a half ago.

Robin Williams' son speaks out for first time since dad's death

cbsnews.com — For the first time since his father Robin Williams died on Aug. 11 at age 63, Zak Williams is opening up about his dad's legacy and the bond the comedian shared with his son.
Nov 21, 2014

@CBSShowbiz: Robin Williams' son speaks out for first time since dad's death cbsn.ws/1r4ZCM1

Ebola outbreak: Man behind hazardous waste cleanup under investigation

cbsnews.com — As the first case of Ebola hit New York in late October, the city turned to one man to clean up the contaminated waste: Sal Pane. Pane and his company seemed like the perfect candidates. They had nearly 20 years of experience dealing with hazardous situations.

AMC sets premiere date for "Better Call Saul"

cbsnews.com — Grab a writing utensil (or smartphone) and pull up your calendar -- AMC has slated a premiere date for "Better Call Saul." The "Breaking Bad" spinoff, with Bob Odenkirk as shady lawyer Saul Goodman, will debut its first episode on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 10 p.m. ET.

Fuel leaks prompt massive Lexus recall

cbsnews.com — Nearly 423,000 Lexus cars are recalled in the U.S.; leaks can potentially cause fires
Nov 21, 2014

RT @CBSMoneyWatch: Lexus is recalling nearly 423,000 cars due to fuel leaks that can potentially cause fires cbsn.ws/1vwi4Ek

Aereo calls it a wrap and files for bankruptcy

cbsnews.com — Aereo, which tried to turn over-the-air broadcast TV into an Internet-delivered service, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Extended legal battles with a number of media companies resulted in a June Supreme Court ruling that created challenges "too difficult to overcome," wrote CEO Chet Kanojia in a blog post.