CBS This Morning March 19 2013 Recap
On March 19 2013, the biggest story was certainly Pope Francis’ inaugural mass. President Obama announced his plans for his trip to the Middle East. Hillary Clinton supported gay marriage and Congress supported asteroid research. All this and more in your daily dose of hard news from around the world.
CBS This Morning: Pope Francis Inauguration & Obama Visits Middle East
Pope Francis had his inaugural mass on March 19 2013. This ushers in a new era for the papacy. President Obama announced his plans for his trip to Israel, Jordan and the West Bank. He hopes to address the growing concern of nuclear threats from Iran.
CBS: Hillary Clinton Supports Gay Marriage & NYC Cigarette Display Ban
Hillary Clinton displayed her support for gay marriage in a new video. Political analysts believe this could mean her return to politics and a possible run for president in 2016. Mayor Bloomberg announced his proposed ban on cigarette displays. Convenience store owners find it ridiculous and just another novel health trend.
CBS This Morning: Asteroid Headed For Earth In 2029 & Deflection Plan
Congress is worried that another asteroid will destroy the Earth. They are talking about a deflection plan and ways to prevent further asteroid collisions, like the one that hit central Russia in February.
CBS This Morning: FBI Leads Gardner Museum Heist & Steubenville Case
The FBI in Boston has come to a conclusion on who stole $500 million in artwork from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The paintings were cut from their frames in 1990. Police are investigating the Steubenville case against two teen boys. Social media is playing a huge part in the case.
CBS: Karen Bartlett Generic Drug Lawsuit & Vatican Finances In Trouble
Nine years ago Karen Bartlett went blind from using a generic drug for pain. Her case goes to the Supreme Court today in an effort to make generic drugs safer. Pope Francis ushers in a new era for the Vatican’s finances.
CBS: Losing Sense Of Flavor Can Mean Parkinson’s & 20/20 Experience
CBS looked at what losing your sense of flavor can mean. From a devastating disease to a nasal problem, doctors are investigating. Plus, learn more about headlines from around the world. Lululemon is recalling their yoga pants for being too sheer. Tiger Woods is dating Lindsey Vonn. Justin Timberlake released his new album, 20/20 Experience.
CBS: Ringling Bros Andre McClain & American Caddy At St. Andrews
CBS talked to Oliver Horovitz, an American working as a caddy in St. Andrews. He explained the process for becoming a caddy and what it means to the sport of golf. Then, Ringling Bros ringmaster Andre McClain told us about his life and the treatment of circus animals.