A man is facing charges after a 3-year-old girl was beaten to death and her 5-year-old brother was hospitalized in Brooklyn. Kelsey Smith was charged with felony assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17 years old.
The "Whiteness Project" is a multimedia documentary, described as an investigation of how Americans identify with being white. Twenty-one caucasians from Buffalo, New York, talk candidly about their race. Whitney Dow, the producer and director, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the film.
West African Travelers Must Enter U.S. Through 1 of 5 Airports
Under the rule going into effect Wednesday, air travelers from the West African nations of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea must enter the United States through one of five airports doing special screenings and fever checks for Ebola.
Autopsy of Slain Missouri Teen Shows Close-Range Gunshot
A newly disclosed autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range. The St. Louis County medical examiner's autopsy of 18-year-old Michael Brown, said a microscopic examination of his hand tissue showed particles "consistent with products that are discharged from the barrel of a firearm.
'Harlem Kevorkian' Re-Sentenced in Death of Motivational Speaker
After being convicted of helping a motivational speaker kill himself, a man known as the "Harlem Kevorkian" received a revised sentence on Monday. Kenneth Minor accepted a plea deal that reduced his 20-year sentence to 12 years. The deal still carries the murder conviction rather than the crime being reduced to manslaughter.
CDC Issues New Ebola Guidelines for Healthcare Workers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still does not know exactly how two nurses at Dallas Presbyterian Hospital became infected with the Ebola virus, but what the agency does know is that the old guidelines did not work to protect them from the virus. Manuel Bojorquez reports on the new recommendations.
Serial Killer's Confession: Indiana Man Admits to 7 Murders
After being arrested for the murder of a teenage sex worker, police say 43-year-old Darren Vann led them to the bodies of six other women who have been missing for months. According to authorities, Vann hinted that the number of his victims could be even higher. Dean Reynolds reports from Hammond, Indiana.
The Liberian community on New York City's Staten Island is struggling with fear as Liberia and other West African countries suffer from the Ebola epidemic. " Subscribe to msnbc: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: msnbc is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives.
Elementary School Throws Ebola Tantrum over Two Kids from Rwanda
Two elementary school children are being kept from attending Howard Yocum Elementary School in New Jersey because they recently moved to the U.S. from Rwanda, prompting ebola fears from other parents - even though Rwanda is 2,600 miles from the west African region afflicted by the ebola outbreak.