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Risky things drivers do in their cars
Everyone understands the risk of taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the steering wheel, says David Teater, senior director of transportation strategic initiatives for the National Safety Council. But most people don't appreciate the demands of driving on the parts of the brain involved in attention, planning and language, he says.
Why marrying your equal can boost inequality
Rich and poor Americans are slowly but surely staking out separate lives. Increasingly, they have been moving to different communities, and more frequently they are also marrying people of similar income and educational backgrounds. This is a phenomenon social scientists call assortative mating.
What to read into nutrition labels on raw meat
When you read a nutrition facts label for raw meat, is the fat content listed for raw or cooked weight? If it's the cooked weight, is the manufacturer assuming the meat is rare or well done?
VIDEO: Remembering Shirley Temple
CBS News takes a look back at the life and career of Shirley Temple Black, who died Monday at age 85.
Reports detail pilots heading to wrong airports
On at least 150 flights, including a Southwest Airlines jet last month in Missouri and a jumbo cargo plane last fall in Kansas, U.S. commercial passenger and cargo planes have either landed at the wrong airport or started to land and realized their mistake in time.
Military dog captured by Taliban fighters, who post video of their captive
In the annals of prisoner of war videos, this seems to be a first. A slightly befuddled Belgian Malinois appears on a tight leash, surrounded by heavily armed, bearded men boasting of their battlefield loot.
VIDEO: Man gets burried by New York snow plow
Surveillance cameras captured a man walking on a sidewalk in Brooklyn when he was knocked over and covered in snow from a plow truck.
VIDEO: Memorable moments from the Winter Olympics
The Winter Olympics open today in Sochi, Russia, and seem poised to provide their share of indelible memories. Take a look back at some other memorable moments from past Games.
VIDEO: Opening fireworks of the Winter Games
A burst of fireworks filled the night sky over Sochi on Friday as Russian President Vladimir Putin declared the Winter Olympics open.
Doing Business in the Strip
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center features changing exhibit
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