California becomes first state to require women on corporate boards of publicly traded companies
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, one of several laws boosting or protecting women that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Sunday. The measure requires at least one female director on the board of each California-based public corporation by the end…
The Shameless shameless rankings: Fiona and Frank face off on Election Day
Shameless turned 100 with their latest episode, and they celebrated like only they could, by trying to buy children, engaging in a duel, and having an election somehow wilder than any other before it. All that makes for an extra shameless Shameless shameless rankings, so grab a beer, bail your sibling out of prison, and…
How Indonesia’s tsunami warning system failed the victims
Image copyright AFP Image caption There were no sirens along the coast to alert residents to evacuate Hundreds of people have been killed and many still remain missing after a tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, triggered by a powerful earthquake. A tsunami warning was sent out - lasting just over 30…
Indonesia earthquake/tsunami: Mass burials being prepared as death toll surges; mass prison breaks reported
PALU, Indonesia -- Bright-colored body bags were placed side-by-side in a freshly dug mass grave Monday, as a hard-hit Indonesian city began burying its dead from the devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 840 people and left thousands homeless. As CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy reports, the death toll was expected to rise…
Photographer in Nobel rape scandal jailed
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Arnault is married to a former member of the body that handles the Nobel Prize for Literature A French photographer at the heart of a rape scandal that saw this year's Nobel Prize for Literature postponed has been handed a two-year prison sentence. Jean-Claude Arnault, 72, was found guilty…