Solving the mystery of the Appalachian hiker "Mostly Harmless"
Solving the mystery of the Appalachian hiker "Mostly Harmless" He was a mystery who intrigued thousands: Who was the hiker who walked almost the entire length of the Appalachian Trail, living completely off the grid, only to be found dead in a tent in Florida? It took years, and the persistence of amateur sleuths. to crack the case. Nicholas Thompson of The Atlantic Magazine tells the tale of the man who went by the name "Mostly Harmless," and about the efforts stirred by the mystery of his identity to give names to nameless missing persons.cbsnews.com
Man falls 30 feet into a cistern-type well while renovating a home
GUILFORD, Conn. Firefighters in Connecticut rescued a man who fell in a cistern-type well that was discovered underneath the home he was renovating, CNN reported. The man, who was renovating the home at the time stepped on loose wood and fell 30 feet down the well that was five feet wide. The home was built in the 1800s and the well was located outside the home before it was built. It is important to note that some of these older, historical homes may have hazards that were not upgraded by current code, Guilford PD said on Facebook. This situation could have ended with a fatality but due to the extreme professionalism and capabilities of Guilford Fire Department, everyone went home safely tonight.
Utah man sickened with Zika after his late father infected
Mystery surrounds a Zika case in Utah, as an elderly man who contracted the mosquito-borne virus overseas died. But CBS News has learned his son, who was his caregiver, also got Zika. The state has called in federal experts for help. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss the case.cbsnews.com
Mystery over fate of X-Ray astronomy satellite
Japanese scientists are trying to figure out what happened to their X-ray astronomy satellite after it failed to communicate with Earth this past weekend, and has not been heard from since. CBS News science and futurist contributor Michio Kaku joins CBSN to discuss.cbsnews.com
Preview: "48 Hours" double feature
It's double the mystery Saturday, Aug. 22 starting at 9/8c on CBS: Who wanted a one-time millionaire dead more: his ex-wife or his son? Peter Van Sant investigates. Then at 10/9c: Can a Facebook-savvy investigator solve the case of a mom murdered two decades ago? Troy Roberts investigates. | DVR ALERT: "48 Hours" to air late, overnight in some citiescbsnews.com
Mystery shrouds prosecutor's death in Argentina
Mystery shrouds prosecutor's death in Argentina Alberto Nisman spent a decade investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. He was found dead the night before he was to present his findings to Argentina's Congress. Manuel Bojorquez reports.cbsnews.com