Wall Street has had a wild ride this week, with the index seeing three days of big drops before surging Wednesday and Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 421 points Thursday alone and is approaching 18,000. Investors are hoping for more gains after the big turnaround this week. Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the details.
Sources tell CBS News the sophisticated and damaging cyberattack against Sony Pictures originated in North Korea and flowed through a vast array of computer servers in other countries in an attempt to hide its origin. Major Garrett reports.
CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley spoke with Cubans in Havana about the impact of America's new stance on their country. One Cuban told Pelley living for decades under the U.S. embargo make it hard to imagine a different future. ;When America put signs up ridiculing communism in Cuba, the island's government fought back to block them from sight. Now, as Scott Pelley reports, the old propaganda battles seems to no longer matter.
On Thursday the Dow Jones Industrial Average had its best day in more than three years. For analysis on the growing U.S. economy CBSN's Jeff Glor talks with Yahoo! finance senior columnist Michael Santoli.
Movie fans and filmmakers are condemning Sony's decision to shelve "The Interview," starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, as "un-American." Sony decided to not release the film after hackers made threats to theaters and moviegoers. John Blackstone reports.
When America put signs up ridiculing communism in Cuba, the island's government fought back to block them from sight. Now, as Scott Pelley reports, the old propaganda battles seems to no longer matter.
Russia's economy is in free-fall, but you wouldn't know it listening to President Vladimir Putin. As Charlie D'Agata reports from Moscow, Putin used his end of the year press conference Thursday to defend himself and attack the west.
The White House is now weighing its response to the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. The federal investigation suggests that North Korea's digital fingerprints are on the computer breach. Bob Orr reports.
If Congress were to lift the trade embargo, businesses will be ready to take advantage of it. Vicente Arenas reports from Miami, where the tourism industry is especially eager to reap the benefits of a new relationship with Cuba.