Beloved 600-year-old tree that witnessed history taken down - 27 Apr 2017 at 6:31pm - The church says it will keep the tree's stump and memorialize its life with a plaque.

James Patterson plans on book about Aaron Hernandez - 27 Apr 2017 at 6:02pm - Author James Patterson is writing a true crime book about the former NFL player

Report: House GOP leaders to kill lawmaker exemption in health care bill - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:58pm - This comes after the Freedom Caucus endorsed a new piece of the legislation Wednesday

Dems threaten to oppose short-term spending bill if health care vote happens ... - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:54pm - Congress must pass a spending bill by Friday or the government will shut down

Amazon's Echo Look debuts, igniting privacy concerns - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:43pm - For $200, you can now invite Amazon into your bathroom or bedroom to tell you what to wear

Is Trump's tax cut the biggest ever? Nope - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:38pm - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin touts the president's tax framework as the largest. Looks like Ronald Reagan's was larger

Ancient sea monster had 50 legs and giant claws - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:35pm - Researchers discovered a 508-million-year-old creature with some very unusual features

Dog food possibly tainted with euthanasia drug recalled - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:15pm - Consumers are urged not to use the affected products after some cans tested positive for penobarbital

2 U.S. troops killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:09pm - Army rangers killed in province where earlier this month U.S. dropped massive ?mother of all bombs?

MIT built a robot that can 3D print a building - 27 Apr 2017 at 5:00pm - A robotic system developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology can 3D print the basic structure of a building

?48 Hours? delves into the case files of the real-life NCIS - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:59pm - The agents and investigators of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service reveal how they track killers, crack fraud cases, and how they hunt terrorists using street smarts and technology -- the cases they can't forget

Johnny Depp surprises Pirates of the Caribbean riders - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:56pm - Riders were in for a treat when Johnny Depp appeared as Captain Jack Sparrow

Job losses due to automation could hit retail industry hardest - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:54pm - "CBS This Morning" is launching a new partnership with LinkedIn called "Work in Progress" to explore the future of jobs and issues facing the American workforce. Technology that is available today could automate 45 percent of the jobs that people are paid to do across all occupations. Tony Dokoupil reports.

Family sues after school janitor charged with raping boy - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:35pm - The family of the 16-year-old high school student has filed a lawsuit in Tennessee

Trump to give NAFTA renegotiation a "good, strong shot" - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:32pm - President Donald Trump was pressed on his walk-back on his campaign promise to end the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement, saying that renegotiating would be "simpler"

Elijah Cummings says DOD inspector general to launch Flynn investigation - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:16pm - The ranking member of the Oversight Committee released letters from the Defense Intelligence Agency warning Flynn not to accept foreign government payments without permission

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Trump's tax plan - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:08pm - President Trump says his tax plan is going to put people back to work, but some important details were missing from the one-page blueprint that calls for big corporate and personal tax cuts. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the plan and how he thinks it will unleash economic growth.

Uncovered bones suggest humans were in America 130,000 years ago - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:07pm - A major archaeological dig in Southern California could rewrite the history books. New findings published in the journal, Nature, suggest there was human activity in North America 130,000 years ago. Scientists believe these primitive beings came between the Neanderthals and archaic Homo sapiens. Mireya Villarreal reports.

Adviser defends Obama's $400K speaking fee at Wall Street conference - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:06pm - The former president is expected to speak at the conference in September

Cassini spacecraft phones home after daring Saturn encounter - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:05pm - NASA's Cassini spacecraft is back in contact after shooting through the gap between Saturn and its rings

Sen. McCain on North Korea nuclear threat, China's role - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:05pm - Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who was at the White House briefing Wednesday on North Korea, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss whether or not military action is imminent and how North Korea's nuclear capabilities will dictate our next move.

Dave Grohl and his mother talk new book about raising rock stars - 27 Apr 2017 at 4:00pm - It's hard to imagine rock 'n' roll without thinking of multi-talented Foo Fighters front man, Dave Grohl. Dave's mom, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, is now stepping into the spotlight with her new book, "From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars." The Grohls join "CBS This Morning" to discuss her son's childhood and how she spoke with more than a dozen music icons while writing the book.

Freedom Caucus reaches deal to roll back Obamacare - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:56pm - After weeks of negotiations, members of the conservative Freedom Caucus have finally agreed to vote yes on the amended GOP health care bill. The effort to repeal Obamacare last month failed when the group refused to support it. Nancy Cordes reports on why no one's doing a victory lap yet.

The meticulous planning behind synchronized drone light shows - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:53pm - Drones are now lifting off in swarms to perform light shows in the sky, like in Lady Gaga's Super Bowl performance this year. The synchronized Shooting Star drones are created by Intel. Carter Evans shows us the meticulous methods behind the spectacular nighttime displays.

Anchor Kelly Wright opens up about alleged racial discrimination at Fox News - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:49pm - Kelly Wright, the only black male anchor on Fox News is speaking out about the alleged racial discrimination. His claims are part of a class action lawsuit filed this week against Fox News. At least 11 current and former employees accuse executives of fostering a "culture of severe racial harassment." Wright and attorney Douglas Wigdor join "CBS This Morning" to discuss the lawsuit.

China vows military drills as U.S. rolls out THAAD system in South Korea - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:44pm - Republican and Democratic senators attended an unprecedented classified briefing at the White House Wednesday. Tensions are rising on the Korean peninsula where the U.S. missile system THAAD is being installed in South Korea. In response, China says it will conduct live-fire drills and test new weapons. Adriana Diaz reports.

United Airlines announces policy changes - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:39pm - United Airlines announced new policies in an effort to restore confidence after a passenger was dragged off an overbooked flight earlier this month. United's changes include more employee training, only using law enforcement for safety issues, and reducing overbookings. Don Dahler reports.

Despite earlier signal, Trump says he won't leave NAFTA for now - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:38pm - On Wednesday, the White House signaled that the president was ready to sign an executive order withdrawing the U.S. from NAFTA. But after a call with the president of Mexico and the prime minister of Canada, President Trump says he has no plans to do so. Margaret Brennan reports.

Report: House Dems want to force floor vote on Trump's taxes, White House vis... - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:38pm - Republicans are expected to block the legislation, but it's more of a symbolic move

"Accidental anchor" reflects on filling in for Cronkite - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:37pm - Arnold Zenker, a 28-year-old CBS News executive who had radio experience but was never on TV, took the reins during a strike

Woman attacked by shark while bodyboarding at remote beach - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:34pm -
Shark attacks tourist in New Zealand - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:34pm - Doctors say the woman remains hospitalized in stable condition and is continuing to have her injuries assessed

Pentagon probing former Trump aide over payments - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:31pm - Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments, documents show

Newest "Simpsons" features a White House unraveled in 100 days - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:29pm - The next episode of "The Simpsons" depicts a Trump White House driven mad by internal feuds and warring factions

Watters announces vacation after Ivanka Trump comments - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:28pm - Jesse Watters is taking a break after catching flak for a comment he made about Ivanka Trump

Man kills himself on Facebook Live, police say - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:21pm - 49-year-old James M. Jeffrey shot himself in the head while broadcasting on the social network

Hollywood producer testifies in Robert Durst murder case - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:15pm -
Trump gives Pentagon power to determine U.S. troop levels in Iraq, Syria - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:13pm - The Force Management Level system was introduced in Iraq during the Obama administration to limit troop levels

What Oktoberfest study reveals about heavy drinking - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:09pm - Even in healthy people, heavy drinking over a short period of time was a "trigger" for the heart

Democrats issue threat if health care vote happens this week - 27 Apr 2017 at 3:05pm -