Missouri Man Waits More Than A Decade To Begin Prison Sentence
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.
16-Year-Old Graduates from College, High School In Same Week
Here's something you don't see every day: a sixteen-year-old getting a college degree. And here's something you see even less: getting a college degree at sixteen, before getting a high school degree. Well, that happened to one Florida teenager who will receive her high school diploma within a week after getting her bachelor's degree.
We're remembering a girl from Kalamazoo County who was granted her dying wish. 17-year-old Yeatise Gaines died last week after a long battle with cancer, but before passing away, the Kalamazoo Central High School senior was given her own graduation ceremony in her hospital bed.
Feminist High School Boys Ask: Are You a Feminist?
High school boys at LREI in New York City reflect on their experience taking a feminism class and the impact it made on their lives. They unanimously declare that they are feminists. Are you? Find out more at feministteacher.com
Lionel Richie: 3 Words That Will Never Go Out of Style
Growing up, Lionel Richie's teachers said he had a serious problem: He was too sensitive. Instead, Lionel saw his sensitivity as a gift, using it to write some of the most iconic love songs of all time.
All across the country, an alarming number of students are suspended, expelled and even arrested for minor or trivial offenses. Instead of being sent to school guidance counselors to determine root causes of student misbehavior, young people are increasingly pushed into police stations, courtrooms and juvenile detention centers.
Seventy-four-year-old Mary Jones was released from prison after serving more than three decades behind bars for a crime committed by an abusive boyfriend. Jones' case was reopened with the help of law students at the University of Southern California in 2006.