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For young gang members who have spent much of their lives in jail, prospects for their futures can be bleak. Bigad Shaban reports on Homeboy Industries, a California non-profit group that rehabilitates former gang members by providing job training and other services, helping more than 15,000 people each year.
A winter storm in the Northeast frustrated travelers on the busy Thanksgiving holiday and knocked out power to more than 300,000 homes and businesses ; and, MIT professor Mildred Dresselhaus was among the 18 Americans honored by President Obama with the Medal of Freedom this week. The 84-year-old goes to work every single day of the week and is showing no si
MIT professor Mildred Dresselhaus was among the 18 Americans honored by President Obama with the Medal of Freedom this week. The 84-year-old goes to work every single day of the week and is showing no signs of stopping. Julianna Goldman reports.
"We lose jobs," a Phoenix businessman tells CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy. "It costs us. I know people who have gone out of business because of it."
After a traumatic few days in Ferguson, Missouri, some members of the community are starting the healing process. As Mark Strassmann reports, strangers from near and far are helping damaged businesses to rebuild.
Proposition 47, a ballot measure approved by California voters, is transforming the state’s justice system. Crimes that were previously classified as felonies are now misdemeanors, and thousands in jail will be eligible for release. John Blackstone reports.
A winter storm in the Northeast frustrated travelers on the busy Thanksgiving holiday and knocked out power to more than 300,000 homes and businesses. WBZ’s Katie Brace reports from Boston.
Cooler weather and snow helped quell protests in Ferguson, Missouri. But tempers across the country continued to flare following a grand jury’s decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
In Los Angeles, the "gang capital" of the U.S., Homeboy Industries helps former gang members find new futures in the kitchen
Spindly branches of tree in Reading to be decorated with a single red ornamental bulb -- just like in the beloved "Peanuts" holiday tale