Nine months ago, Mike Anderson began serving a 13-year prison sentence for a crime that took place all the way back in 1999. CBS News' Dean Reynolds speaks with Anderson from prison about the delayed punishment.
Meet Social Psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Winner of MacArthur Genius Grant For Showing Unconscious Racisim
Social Psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt is investigating the subtle, complex, largely unconscious yet deeply ingrained ways that individuals racially code and categorize people and the far-reaching consequences of stereotypic associations between race and crime. The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.
MazaCoin: The First Native American Cryptocurrency
Can Bitcoin solve poverty on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation? Payu Harris thinks so. The South Dakota entrepreneur is trying to convince his tribe, the Oglala Lakota, to make MazaCoin its official currency. Harris has passion, but centuries of exploitation and broken promises have taken a toll on Pine Ridge, and his idea might be a hard sell.
Lisa Ann Coleman Executed For Starving 9-year-old Boy To Deat
A Texas woman has been executed by lethal injection for torturing and starving a nine-year-old boy to death. Lisa Ann Coleman, 38, was pronounced at 6.24pm local time last night after her last minute appeal to the Supreme Court was rejected.
He's the 10-year-old founder and CEO of Mr. Cory's Cookies, and he hopes to conquer the world before graduating high school. Michelle Miller introduces you to the mini mogul who's taking the culinary and fashion world by storm.
How Engaging Diversity Made Xerox a Company to Copy
Xerox, a $22 billion company, is the first Fortune-500 corporation to have a female CEO. Its commitment to a diverse workforce began in the 1960s, when the founder pledged job opportunities for the African-American community. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores how the effort to include and amplify multiple points of view has helped it survive and adapt to an ever-morphing market.
California State Senator Wright to Resign Following Fraud Conviction
California state Senator Roderick Wright will resign later this month following a fraud conviction that saw him sentenced to 90 days in jail, he said in a letter sent on Monday, three days after his sentence was handed down. The Los Angeles area Democrat wrote in a letter to the secretary of the legislative body, "Effective Sept.
Dem Rep. James Clyburn Suggests 'Sexting' to Get Out the Vote
No one pays much attention to C-SPAN, especially on holiday weekends, but luckily The Daily Caller flagged a hilarious flub by Congressman James Clyburn when he was talking about mobilizing voters in an appearance on C-SPAN 2 during Labor Day weekend. Clyburn said, "Use the tools that we have.