WEB EXTRA: First All-Private Mission To Space Back HomeAfter days of delays, three businessmen and their astronaut escort, who flew the first all-private mission to International Space Station, have returned to Earth. Read more: https://cbsloc.al/398IPtf
WEB EXTRA: SpaceX Dragon Endeavour ISS UndockingThe SpaceX Dragon Endeavour spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station Sunday night to complete the first all-private astronaut mission to the orbiting laboratory.
WEB EXTRA: Trees Painted Blue For Earth Day In MassachusettsPeople were seen painting trees blue in Salem, Massachusetts, on Thursday (4/21), in celebration of Earth Day. It's part of an art installation called, "Konstantin Dimopoulos: The Blue Trees," which hopes to raise awareness about climate change and deforestation. The installation's guest artist says the paint is non-toxic to trees and soil, and it will wash away in a year to 18 months.
WEB EXTRA: Dog Rescued From 12 Foot Hole In CaliforniaLexi the German Shepherd was saved after falling down a 12-foot hole while playing with her owner in Fontana, CA, on Thursday (4/21). The City of Fontana Police Department said local firefighters helped rescue Lexi. "The owner was extremely grateful that her fur baby was unharmed," the police department said.
WEB EXTRA: Rare Corpse Flower Blooms In MichiganThis giant corpse flower bloomed in Allendale, Michigan. Timelapse video from April 17 to 19 captured the rare event. A staff member at Grand Valley State University said the corpse flower was donated to the school in 2015 and this is the first time they've seen it bloom.
WEB EXTRA: 100-Year-Old Man Is Guinness World Record Holder For Longest Career At The Same CompanyA man from Brazil has worked at the same company for 84 years, making him a Guinness World Record holder. Meet 100-year-old Walter Orthmann.
WEB EXTRA: Tens Of Millions Of Flowers In Bloom In CaliforniaTens of millions of flowers are in full bloom at Carlsbad Flower Fields in California. The flowers draw thousands of visitors every spring.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis On Fishing, Economy, And COVID-19Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says even the COVID-19 pandemic couldn't ruin the state's fishing industry.
Nikki Fried Sues Over Federal Rule Keeping Medical Marijuana Users From Buying GunsFlorida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced a lawsuit against the Biden administration to try and block a federal lawsuit that prohibits medical marijuana users from buying guns or having concealed carry permits.
WEB EXTRA: Sisters Give Birth To Babies An Hour ApartTwo sisters gave birth to baby boys a little over one hour apart at a hospital in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on Monday (4/18).
WEB EXTRA: CBS News Poll - Should Recreational Marijuana Use Be LegalTwo-thirds of Americans want recreational marijuana use to be legal under federal law and in their own state, according to a CBS News poll.
WEB EXTRA: New Blood Test To Detect CancersA liquid biopsy is designed to detect dozens of cancers before there are signs of disease.
WEB EXTRA: Heavy Snow Falls In PennsylvaniaHeavy snow fell in Laporte, Pennsylvania, Monday into Tuesday. Some people reported more than a foot of snow in the area. The National Weather Service said: "It is not rare at all to see snow in April... but it is more rare to see this much snow this late in April."
WEB EXTRA: White House Hosts First Easter Egg Roll Since COVID-19 PandemicThe White House hosted its first Easter Egg Roll since 2019 on Monday (4/18). The event was canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of the pandemic. President Biden joined in the fun by blowing the whistle for an egg roll race and reading a book to children with first lady Jill Biden.
Democrats Criticize Congressional Redistricting Plan Proposed By Florida GovernorFlorida Senator Shevrin Jones, Representative Felicia Robinson and Representative Dotie Joseph joined elected officials, community activists and concerned citizens to respond to what they call Gov. Ron DeSantis’ unconstitutional congressional maps that dilute Black districts.
WEB EXTRA: Rep. Dotie Joseph Says DeSantis "Needs To Stay In His Lane"As the Florida legislature prepares to start a special session Tuesday, Black lawmakers in Miami criticized a congressional redistricting plan proposed by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
WEB EXTRA: Giant Gator, Not The Easter Bunny, Spotted In Venice Neighborhood On Easter MorningGiant alligator takes stroll through Venice, Florida neighborhood on Easter morning
WEB EXTRA: Smithsonian's National Zoo Celebrates 50 Years Of Giant Panda ProgramThe Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. celebrated the 50th anniversary of its giant panda conservation program on Saturday, 4/16. The zoo said pandas Tian Tian, Mei Xiang, and Xiao Qi Ji got "fruitsicle cakes in honor of the 'pandaversary.'"
WEB EXTRA: 1-On-1 With Tyler HerroCBS4's Jim Berry spoke with the Heat's not so secret weapon.
WEB EXTRA: New York City Intersection Temporarily Renamed 'Jackie Robinson Way'42nd Street and Broadway in New York City's Times Square has been temporarily renamed "Jackie Robinson Way." The new street sign was unveiled Friday (4/15) to mark 75 years since Robinson debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier.
WEB EXTRA: Hippo Crushes Whole Watermelon At Zoo In TexasThis hippo crushed a whole watermelon at the San Antonio Zoo on Monday (4/11). The zoo says watermelon is one of the hippo's "favorite snacks."
WEB EXTRA: Favorite Easter Candy 2022What's your favorite Easter candy? Here's a look at this year's most popular sweets, according to a survey from RetailMeNot:
WEB EXTRA: Children’s Animal Farm Near Key WestA one-of-a-kind refuge managed by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office in the Florida Keys benefits the animals, inmates, and the public.
WEB EXTRA: Elected Officials, Surfside Families Gather To Demand Action From TallahasseeSouth Florida elected officials and Surfside family members gathered Thursday morning at the site of the Champlain Towers South condo collapse to demand action from lawmakers in Tallahassee.