President Trump is making mental health a focus of his efforts to curb gun violence. While experts welcome more resources and attention, some say the solutions are more complicated. Psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the importance of looking at factors beyond mental health when trying to prevent violent behavior and the gaps in America's mental health services.
There are new details about an attack on American forces and our allies in Syria that's being linked to the Russian government. The Russians were reportedly working for oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close ally of Vladimir Putin and the same man accused of running a troll factory that targeted American voters. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
The idea of arming teachers and staff to prevent school violence is not new. Schools across the country thought about it long before President Trump endorsed the idea. Forty states have laws against guns in K-12 schools, but many of those states also let school districts decide their own rules. Nikki Battiste speaks with a science teacher at a rural Colorado high school who volunteered to carry a firearm in class.
We are learning more about the plight of two young Syrian girls caught up in one of the government's bloodiest sieges of the country's seven-year civil war. Noor and Alaa Khatib live in eastern Ghouta, which has been under government siege for six straight days. More than 400 people have been killed. Charlie D'Agata spoke with the mother of the two girls who is pleading for help.