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  • Florida judge overturns gay marriage ban

    Florida judge overturns gay marriage ban

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:30:01 GMT
    MIAMI (AP) - A Florida judge has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.More >>
    MIAMI (AP) - A Florida judge has overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.
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  • West Nile death reported in Caddo

    West Nile death reported in Caddo

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:20:49 GMT
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Louisiana health officials say a Caddo Parish resident has died from the West Nile virus.More >>
    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Louisiana health officials say a Caddo Parish resident has died from the West Nile virus.More >>
  • Man run over by own truck during road rage

    Man run over by own truck during road rage

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:18:05 GMT
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.More >>
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.More >>
  • Honey bee stings Texas man about 1,000 times

    Honey bee stings Texas man about 1,000 times

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:17:09 GMT
    WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) -- A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.More >>
    WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) -- A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.More >>
  • Toddler crashes jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

    Toddler crashes jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:16:16 GMT
    MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) -- Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.Authorities say the 3-year-old boy who was wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep Tuesday evening and knocked it out of gear. More >>
    MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) -- Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.Authorities say the 3-year-old boy who was wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep Tuesday evening and knocked it out of gear. More >>
  • Naked thieves take burgers from Florida eatery

    Naked thieves take burgers from Florida eatery

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:15:32 GMT
    BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) -- A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest."More >>
    BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) -- A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest."More >>
  • Texas family gives forgotten flag to Marine's mom

    Texas family gives forgotten flag to Marine's mom

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:12:42 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - A Harris County mother will receive a tribute flag for her son more than nine years after he was killed while serving as a Marine in Iraq.More >>
    HOUSTON (AP) - A Harris County mother will receive a tribute flag for her son more than nine years after he was killed while serving as a Marine in Iraq.More >>
  • How flight attendants keep flying after air disasters

    How flight attendants keep flying after air disasters

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:09:58 GMT
    These flight attendants sent a photo showing their black ribbons to a colleague at another airline who writes a blog, "Confessions of a Trolley Dolly" (cnn.com)These flight attendants sent a photo showing their black ribbons to a colleague at another airline who writes a blog, "Confessions of a Trolley Dolly" (cnn.com)
    (CNN) -- Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult for any flight attendant.More >>
    (CNN) -- Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult for any flight attendant.
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  • UPDATE: Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 3 children

    UPDATE: Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 3 children

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:00:04 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her sport utility vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand in Philadelphia on Friday, police said. More >>
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her sport utility vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand in Philadelphia on Friday, police said. More >>
  • Woman gets 4 years for stealing $5M from nonprofit

    Woman gets 4 years for stealing $5M from nonprofit

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:57:44 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A woman known for donating gowns from her Maryland bridal shop to military brides has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for stealing more than $5 million from her nonprofit employer.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A woman known for donating gowns from her Maryland bridal shop to military brides has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for stealing more than $5 million from her nonprofit employer.More >>
  • US plans wide seismic testing of Atlantic seabed

    US plans wide seismic testing of Atlantic seabed

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:56:04 GMT
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.More >>
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.More >>
  • Justice Dept. monitoring NYC police death probe

    Justice Dept. monitoring NYC police death probe

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:55:05 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has been in touch with the family of a New York City man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has been in touch with the family of a New York City man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.More >>
  • Prosecutors consider charges after burglar killed

    Prosecutors consider charges after burglar killed

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:53:43 GMT
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors are considering whether to file charges against an 80-year-old California man who says he fatally shot a burglar in the back as she fled his home.More >>
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors are considering whether to file charges against an 80-year-old California man who says he fatally shot a burglar in the back as she fled his home.More >>
  • Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories'

    Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories'

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:51:27 GMT
    MOSCOW (AP) - Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.More >>
    MOSCOW (AP) - Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.
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  • Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law

    Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:49:27 GMT
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal appeals court is upholding a Florida law that restricts what doctors can discuss about guns with their patients.More >>
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal appeals court is upholding a Florida law that restricts what doctors can discuss about guns with their patients.More >>
  • La. attorney joins in appeal of Ind. marriage case

    La. attorney joins in appeal of Ind. marriage case

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:48:19 GMT
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's attorney general has joined his counterparts in eight other states in supporting an appeal of a ruling that found Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.More >>
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's attorney general has joined his counterparts in eight other states in supporting an appeal of a ruling that found Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.More >>
  • Obama asks Central American leaders for help

    Obama asks Central American leaders for help

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:47:49 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling Central American presidents that the United States and the wider region share responsibility to address an influx of minors and families who are crossing the southwest border of the U.S.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling Central American presidents that the United States and the wider region share responsibility to address an influx of minors and families who are crossing the southwest border of the U.S.More >>
  • 2 inmates injure 3 guards at private prison

    2 inmates injure 3 guards at private prison

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:46:39 GMT
    MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - Two inmates could face charges after injuring three prison guards in a fight at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.More >>
    MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - Two inmates could face charges after injuring three prison guards in a fight at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.More >>
  • Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

    Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:45:40 GMT
    MISSION, Texas (AP) - A recent patrol with state troopers on the Rio Grande illustrates the challenges that as many as 1,000 National Guard troops will face along the Texas-Mexico border in deterring criminal activity.More >>
    MISSION, Texas (AP) - A recent patrol with state troopers on the Rio Grande illustrates the challenges that as many as 1,000 National Guard troops will face along the Texas-Mexico border in deterring criminal activity.More >>
  • 2 men charged with leaving children in locked car

    2 men charged with leaving children in locked car

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:44:30 GMT
    HITCHCOCK, Texas (AP) - Two men have been arrested after police say they left two children inside a locked car for about 30 minutes outside a Texas gas station.More >>
    HITCHCOCK, Texas (AP) - Two men have been arrested after police say they left two children inside a locked car for about 30 minutes outside a Texas gas station.More >>
  • Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

    Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:41:50 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers.
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  • Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

    Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:31:37 GMT
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.More >>
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.
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  • Pope's trip to Philadelphia not yet confirmed, archdiocese says

    Pope's trip to Philadelphia not yet confirmed, archdiocese says

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:17:12 GMT
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    PHILADELPHIA (CBS News) -- There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.More >>
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS News) -- There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.
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  • FIBA to review 'discriminatory' ban on headgear

    FIBA to review 'discriminatory' ban on headgear

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:36:39 GMT
    GENEVA (AP) — Basketball's governing body will review its ban on players wearing headgear after claims Muslim and Sikh players were being discriminated against.FIBA says it will review the issue and "decide how to proceed in the best interest of the sport" at an Aug. 27 meeting in Sevilla, Spain, ahead of the World Cup.The United States Olympic Committee and India's government this week called for an end to the ban.The USOC was urged by the Council on American-Islamic Relations to intervene w...More >>
    GENEVA (AP) — Basketball's governing body will review its ban on players wearing headgear after claims Muslim and Sikh players were being discriminated against.FIBA says it will review the issue and "decide how to proceed in the best interest of the sport" at an Aug. 27 meeting in Sevilla, Spain, ahead of the World Cup.The United States Olympic Committee and India's government this week called for an end to the ban.The USOC was urged by the Council on American-Islamic Relations to intervene w...More >>
  • Quickest route into NFL draft goes through SEC

    Quickest route into NFL draft goes through SEC

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:38:04 GMT
    LSU coach Les Miles speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)LSU coach Les Miles speaks to the media at the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football media days, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has become the most popular jumping-off point for underclassmen looking for a head start on NFL careers, creating more spots to fill around the league with preseason camps approaching.No league has had nearly as many players leaving early to pursue NFL careers over the past eight years, and LSU has had the most of any program two years running."We do lead college football in three-and-outs," Tigers coach Les Miles said.It's not a distinction...More >>
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has become the most popular jumping-off point for underclassmen looking for a head start on NFL careers, creating more spots to fill around the league with preseason camps approaching.No league has had nearly as many players leaving early to pursue NFL careers over the past eight years, and LSU has had the most of any program two years running."We do lead college football in three-and-outs," Tigers coach Les Miles said.It's not a distinction...More >>
  • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:05:20 GMT
    MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — A psychiatric patient ranted about a hospital gun ban before opening fire at the suburban medical complex, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.More >>
    MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — A psychiatric patient ranted about a hospital gun ban before opening fire at the suburban medical complex, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.More >>
  • Taiwan plane survivor crawled out, phoned her dad

    Taiwan plane survivor crawled out, phoned her dad

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:35:07 GMT
    XIXI, Taiwan (CBS) -- The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.Hung Yu-ting escaped through a hole in the fuselage that opened up after theplane plowed into homes Wednesday while attempting to land on the outlying resort island of Penghu, killing 48 people."She called me on the phone to say the plane had crashed and exploded but that she had alrea...More >>
    XIXI, Taiwan (CBS) -- The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.Hung Yu-ting escaped through a hole in the fuselage that opened up after theplane plowed into homes Wednesday while attempting to land on the outlying resort island of Penghu, killing 48 people."She called me on the phone to say the plane had crashed and exploded but that she had alrea...More >>
  • Israeli Media: Israel rejects Gaza truce plan

    Israeli Media: Israel rejects Gaza truce plan

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:26:33 GMT
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media say the country's Security Cabinet has unanimously rejected a U.S. proposal for a temporary pause in Israel-Hamas fighting.The proposal by Secretary of State John Kerry calls for a temporary truce during which Israel and Hamas would hold indirect talks about easing the border closure of the blockaded Gaza Strip. Hamas has demanded that Gaza's crossings be opened.Israel TV reports that on Friday evening, Israel's Security Cabinet — which groups top ministers on s...More >>
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media say the country's Security Cabinet has unanimously rejected a U.S. proposal for a temporary pause in Israel-Hamas fighting.The proposal by Secretary of State John Kerry calls for a temporary truce during which Israel and Hamas would hold indirect talks about easing the border closure of the blockaded Gaza Strip. Hamas has demanded that Gaza's crossings be opened.Israel TV reports that on Friday evening, Israel's Security Cabinet — which groups top ministers on s...More >>
  • Could Migrant Children Get Refugee Status? 6 Things to Know

    Could Migrant Children Get Refugee Status? 6 Things to Know

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:21:43 GMT
    (NBC)-- Presidents of three countries in Central America have come to Washington to meet with President Barack Obama about stemming the exodus of their children to the U.S border. The administration has been trying to speed up the return of families and children, but a proposal to change a 2008 law that grants unaccompanied children opportunities to apply to stay in the U.S. has run into problems with Democrats.An idea on the table at the President's meeting is to allow children to apply for ...More >>
    (NBC)-- Presidents of three countries in Central America have come to Washington to meet with President Barack Obama about stemming the exodus of their children to the U.S border. The administration has been trying to speed up the return of families and children, but a proposal to change a 2008 law that grants unaccompanied children opportunities to apply to stay in the U.S. has run into problems with Democrats.An idea on the table at the President's meeting is to allow children to apply for ...More >>
  • Radar catches mayfly swarm on Mississippi River

    Radar catches mayfly swarm on Mississippi River

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:05:53 GMT
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mayflies have begun hatching in the Mississippi River, emerging from the water in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and other surfaces and leave behind a slimy mess.The National Weather Service in La Crosse captured a massive swarm on radar Sunday night as flies emerged from the river to mate and drifted north with the wind.The radar loop shows yellow spots directly over the river as the flies emerge from the water. The swarm morphs into a green band...More >>
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mayflies have begun hatching in the Mississippi River, emerging from the water in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and other surfaces and leave behind a slimy mess.The National Weather Service in La Crosse captured a massive swarm on radar Sunday night as flies emerged from the river to mate and drifted north with the wind.The radar loop shows yellow spots directly over the river as the flies emerge from the water. The swarm morphs into a green band...More >>
  • Why Comic-Con truly is the "Super Bowl of conventions"

    Why Comic-Con truly is the "Super Bowl of conventions"

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:21:34 GMT
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBS News) - Opening day of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention attracted thousands of comic book fans from around the world.More >>
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBS News) - Opening day of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention attracted thousands of comic book fans from around the world.More >>
  • Desperate for painkillers, man self-inflicted injuries

    Desperate for painkillers, man self-inflicted injuries

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:20:16 GMT
    (CBS News) - It's been over a year since the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) starting tracking him, but on July 18, a man known as John Doe was finally taken into custody.More >>
    (CBS News) - It's been over a year since the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) starting tracking him, but on July 18, a man known as John Doe was finally taken into custody.More >>
  • Doctor had gun, wounded hospital shooter, prosecutor says

    Doctor had gun, wounded hospital shooter, prosecutor says

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:10:25 GMT
    DARBY, Pa. (CBS News) - A doctor wounded by a patient in a deadly shooting Thursday afternoon at a suburban hospital campus in Darby, Pa. returned fire and wounded the patient, authorities said.More >>
    DARBY, Pa. (CBS News) - A doctor wounded by a patient in a deadly shooting Thursday afternoon at a suburban hospital campus in Darby, Pa. returned fire and wounded the patient, authorities said.More >>
  • Mystery of "creepy" dolls left on California doorsteps solved

    Mystery of "creepy" dolls left on California doorsteps solved

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:03:11 GMT
    SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (CBS News) -- Deputies investigating the appearance of 10 porcelain dolls placed on the front porches of several families in the Talega area found out Thursday evening that the gesture was meant to be nice, not creepy, CBS Los Angeles reported.More >>
    SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (CBS News) -- Deputies investigating the appearance of 10 porcelain dolls placed on the front porches of several families in the Talega area found out Thursday evening that the gesture was meant to be nice, not creepy, CBS Los Angeles reported.More >>
  • Lawn chemicals can stay in body for "years, even decades"

    Lawn chemicals can stay in body for "years, even decades"

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:00:15 GMT
    (CBS News) - The pesticides you use on your lawn to get rid of weeds and insects are part of a $10 billion-a-year industry. More >>
    (CBS News) - The pesticides you use on your lawn to get rid of weeds and insects are part of a $10 billion-a-year industry. More >>
  • Aviation disasters put industry under a microscope

    Aviation disasters put industry under a microscope

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:59:30 GMT
    (CBS News) - The Air Algerie crash is the latest in a series of incidents in the aftermath of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.More >>
    (CBS News) - The Air Algerie crash is the latest in a series of incidents in the aftermath of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.More >>
  • Russian woman joins rebel movement in Ukraine

    Russian woman joins rebel movement in Ukraine

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:53:29 GMT
    Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) -- Marina lost her spleen and has a punctured lung. She was attached to a rebel group as a combat medic, and was hurt during the fighting, she told CNN from her hospital bed.More >>
    Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) -- Marina lost her spleen and has a punctured lung. She was attached to a rebel group as a combat medic, and was hurt during the fighting, she told CNN from her hospital bed.More >>
  • Four journalists detained in Iran, three of them Americans

    Four journalists detained in Iran, three of them Americans

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:52:28 GMT
    Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- Concern is growing for the well-being of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizens, according to The Washington Post.More >>
    Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- Concern is growing for the well-being of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizens, according to The Washington Post.More >>
  • Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

    Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:51:28 GMT
    (CNN) -- A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.More >>
    (CNN) -- A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.More >>
  • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

    UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:31:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Palestinian boys play on the grounds of the St.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Palestinian boys play on the grounds of the St.
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children's clothing scattered in the courtyard.More >>
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children's clothing scattered in the courtyard.
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  • Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

    Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:30:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer). In this aerial photo people inspect damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton County, Thursday, July 24, 2014, near Cheriton, Va., after a severe storm swept through the area.(AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, L. Todd Spencer). In this aerial photo people inspect damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton County, Thursday, July 24, 2014, near Cheriton, Va., after a severe storm swept through the area.
    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore through a popular campground, ripping awnings from trailers and flipping RVs on their sides.More >>
    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore through a popular campground, ripping awnings from trailers and flipping RVs on their sides.
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  • Report: Wreckage of Air Algerie plane spotted in the Mali desert

    Report: Wreckage of Air Algerie plane spotted in the Mali desert

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:57:01 GMT
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    (CNN) -- The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed in a remote area of Mali early Thursday has been found, the country's President told other officials, according to Reuters.More >>
    (CNN) -- The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed in a remote area of Mali early Thursday has been found, the country's President told other officials, according to Reuters.
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  • Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:56:17 GMT
    MIAMI (AP) - Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the new health care law.More >>
    MIAMI (AP) - Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the new health care law.More >>
  • House votes to simplify education tax breaks

    House votes to simplify education tax breaks

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:46:18 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a bill to simplify a complicated patchwork of tax breaks for higher education.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has passed a bill to simplify a complicated patchwork of tax breaks for higher education.More >>
  • Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

    Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:41:44 GMT
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government. More >>
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government. 
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  • Judge: James Holmes sanity exam can be recorded

    Judge: James Holmes sanity exam can be recorded

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:14:50 GMT
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says defendant James Holmes' second sanity evaluation of can be video-recorded despite his lawyers' objections.More >>
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says defendant James Holmes' second sanity evaluation of can be video-recorded despite his lawyers' objections.More >>
  • American Airlines to Resume Israel Flights

    American Airlines to Resume Israel Flights

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:56:08 GMT
    (NBC)-- American Airlines said Thursday it will resume flights to Israel, after federal authorities lifted a ban that had been in place for 48 hours. Earlier Thursday, CEO Doug Park told CNBC that the airline wouldn't resume those flights "unless we're absolutely, positively certain it's safe."Later in the day, the airline said it would fly Thursday night's Philadelphia-to-Tel Aviv flight as scheduled after an extensive review. “We will continue to monitor the situation closely and adjust our...More >>
    (NBC)-- American Airlines said Thursday it will resume flights to Israel, after federal authorities lifted a ban that had been in place for 48 hours. Earlier Thursday, CEO Doug Park told CNBC that the airline wouldn't resume those flights "unless we're absolutely, positively certain it's safe."Later in the day, the airline said it would fly Thursday night's Philadelphia-to-Tel Aviv flight as scheduled after an extensive review. “We will continue to monitor the situation closely and adjust our...More >>
  • Analysis: Broken Washington, at Your Service

    Analysis: Broken Washington, at Your Service

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:07:03 GMT
    (NBC)-- Partisan divides and ideological battles are hardly new to Washington. But what is new is how the legislative process has essentially stopped, making Capitol Hill more dysfunctional than it's been in decades.The latest examples of dysfunction are the responses -- or lack of responses -- to crises that had once seemed to unite Washington: the unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, and the veterans who have been unable to get timely care at Veterans Affairs hospitals arou...More >>
    (NBC)-- Partisan divides and ideological battles are hardly new to Washington. But what is new is how the legislative process has essentially stopped, making Capitol Hill more dysfunctional than it's been in decades.The latest examples of dysfunction are the responses -- or lack of responses -- to crises that had once seemed to unite Washington: the unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, and the veterans who have been unable to get timely care at Veterans Affairs hospitals arou...More >>
  • Barefoot Carriers expanding operations in Ripley

    Barefoot Carriers expanding operations in Ripley

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:49:22 GMT
    RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) - Barefoot Carriers is expanding its operations in Ripley.Officials say in a news release Thursday that the project represents a $2 million corporate investment and will create 25 new jobs.More >>
    RIPLEY, Miss. (AP) - Barefoot Carriers is expanding its operations in Ripley.Officials say in a news release Thursday that the project represents a $2 million corporate investment and will create 25 new jobs.More >>
  • Arrest warrant issued for man with tuberculosis

    Arrest warrant issued for man with tuberculosis

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:41:14 GMT
    STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment.More >>
    STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment.More >>
  • Minnesota Man Says Southwest Removed His Family Over Tweet

    Minnesota Man Says Southwest Removed His Family Over Tweet

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:57:00 GMT
    (NBC)-- A Minnesota man now refuses to fly on Southwest Airlines after his family was briefly removed allegedly over a critical tweet. Duff Watson was boarding as a priority flyer with Southwest when an agent refused to allow his two children, ages 6 and 9, who had later boarding times, to board with him, according to NBC's affiliate WARE. Watson said he warned the agent that he'd tweet about the incident, which he did."RUDEST AGENT IN DENVER. KIMBERLY S. GATE C39. NOT HAPPY @SWA," the tweet ...More >>
    (NBC)-- A Minnesota man now refuses to fly on Southwest Airlines after his family was briefly removed allegedly over a critical tweet. Duff Watson was boarding as a priority flyer with Southwest when an agent refused to allow his two children, ages 6 and 9, who had later boarding times, to board with him, according to NBC's affiliate WARE. Watson said he warned the agent that he'd tweet about the incident, which he did."RUDEST AGENT IN DENVER. KIMBERLY S. GATE C39. NOT HAPPY @SWA," the tweet ...More >>
  • Texas Governor's startup fund is not all it seems

    Texas Governor's startup fund is not all it seems

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:48:16 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.But a closer look at the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, one of Perry's signature initiatives in his 14 years as governor, reveals that some of the businesses that received money are not all they seem. One actually operates in California. Some have stagnated tr...More >>
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.But a closer look at the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, one of Perry's signature initiatives in his 14 years as governor, reveals that some of the businesses that received money are not all they seem. One actually operates in California. Some have stagnated tr...More >>
  • Ga. teen sues for in-home classes during pregnancy

    Ga. teen sues for in-home classes during pregnancy

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:36:24 GMT
    ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia teen says in a civil rights complaint that she should have been allowed to complete her schoolwork from home while pregnant and on doctor-ordered bed rest.According to the complaint filed Thursday, 18-year-old Mikelia Seals was a junior at Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School when her doctor ordered bed rest seven months into her pregnancy. The complaint says a guidance counselor told Seals the school did not have a program letting her take classes from home.Wi...More >>
    ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia teen says in a civil rights complaint that she should have been allowed to complete her schoolwork from home while pregnant and on doctor-ordered bed rest.According to the complaint filed Thursday, 18-year-old Mikelia Seals was a junior at Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School when her doctor ordered bed rest seven months into her pregnancy. The complaint says a guidance counselor told Seals the school did not have a program letting her take classes from home.Wi...More >>
  • Jon Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work

    Jon Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:33:46 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer.The Marian Anderson Award is given in Philadelphia to "critically acclaimed artists who have impacted society in a positive way.More >>
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer.The Marian Anderson Award is given in Philadelphia to "critically acclaimed artists who have impacted society in a positive way.More >>
  • Flying still one of the safest ways to travel

    Flying still one of the safest ways to travel

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:24:32 GMT
    (NBC)-- For white-knuckle fliers, the air disasters in the past week alone are enough to make them swear off flying forever.More travelers have perished in plane crashes over the past week than did during all of 2013.More >>
    (NBC)-- For white-knuckle fliers, the air disasters in the past week alone are enough to make them swear off flying forever.More travelers have perished in plane crashes over the past week than did during all of 2013.More >>
  • Putin's inner circle sheds light on his "sinister, lonely life"

    Putin's inner circle sheds light on his "sinister, lonely life"

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:46:32 GMT
    (CBS)-- More than a week after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the world's attention remains focused on Russian president Vladimir Putin.Despite his leading role on the world stage, Putin has remained much a mystery. More >>
    (CBS)-- More than a week after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the world's attention remains focused on Russian president Vladimir Putin.Despite his leading role on the world stage, Putin has remained much a mystery. More >>
  • Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

    Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:34:46 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.Six years ago, Social Security embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. But the project has been racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.Today, the project...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.Six years ago, Social Security embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. But the project has been racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.Today, the project...More >>
  • Father charged after dresser deaths of toddlers

    Father charged after dresser deaths of toddlers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:15:55 GMT
    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been charged in the deaths of his toddler daughters, who were killed when a dresser tipped over onto them.Twenty-eight-year-old David Beatty was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He and his 28-year-old wife, Jennifer, face child endangerment charges because authorities say their Aliquippa (al-uh-KWIH'-puh) home was in deplorable condition.The dresser fell on the girls on July 4. Two-year-old Brooklyn Beatty died that day, while her 3-y...More >>
    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been charged in the deaths of his toddler daughters, who were killed when a dresser tipped over onto them.Twenty-eight-year-old David Beatty was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He and his 28-year-old wife, Jennifer, face child endangerment charges because authorities say their Aliquippa (al-uh-KWIH'-puh) home was in deplorable condition.The dresser fell on the girls on July 4. Two-year-old Brooklyn Beatty died that day, while her 3-y...More >>
  • Prosecutor: man wanted to bomb Harvard University

    Prosecutor: man wanted to bomb Harvard University

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:10:12 GMT
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A prosecutor says a Moroccan man made repeated statements about wanting to bomb Harvard University and Homeland Security offices in Hartford, Connecticut.Prosecutor Krishna Patel says El Mehdi Semlali Fathi made the statements, calling them "aspirational" bomb attacks. Authorities have previously said Fathi expressed interest in using remote-controlled toy airplanes to bomb a school and a federal building, but named his alleged targets for the first time Thursday.The U...More >>
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A prosecutor says a Moroccan man made repeated statements about wanting to bomb Harvard University and Homeland Security offices in Hartford, Connecticut.Prosecutor Krishna Patel says El Mehdi Semlali Fathi made the statements, calling them "aspirational" bomb attacks. Authorities have previously said Fathi expressed interest in using remote-controlled toy airplanes to bomb a school and a federal building, but named his alleged targets for the first time Thursday.The U...More >>
  • 2 dead, 20 hurt after powerful storm hits campground

    2 dead, 20 hurt after powerful storm hits campground

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:54:27 GMT
    (CNN) -- A powerful storm that ripped through a Virginia campground on Thursday killed two people and injured at least 20, State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told CNN.State police and the sheriff's office continued searching the Cherrystone Family Camping Resort on Chesapeake Bay for any additional casualties, Geller said.Those injured by the storm in Northampton County have been transported to nearby hospitals, according to Geller.Others staying at the campground were transported by bus...More >>
    (CNN) -- A powerful storm that ripped through a Virginia campground on Thursday killed two people and injured at least 20, State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told CNN.State police and the sheriff's office continued searching the Cherrystone Family Camping Resort on Chesapeake Bay for any additional casualties, Geller said.Those injured by the storm in Northampton County have been transported to nearby hospitals, according to Geller.Others staying at the campground were transported by bus...More >>
  • Dunkin' pushing cashiers to "upsell" in afternoons

    Dunkin' pushing cashiers to "upsell" in afternoons

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:48:43 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) — If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn't plan on.Dunkin' Brands CEO Nigel Travis said in a phone interview Thursday that the company is pushing to get its cashiers to "upsell" to afternoon customers. It's part of an effort to increase sales after stores have emptied out after the morning rush. In the afternoon, customers who do come in are mostly just searching for a drink.Upselling of this k...More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) — If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn't plan on.Dunkin' Brands CEO Nigel Travis said in a phone interview Thursday that the company is pushing to get its cashiers to "upsell" to afternoon customers. It's part of an effort to increase sales after stores have emptied out after the morning rush. In the afternoon, customers who do come in are mostly just searching for a drink.Upselling of this k...More >>
  • Snake Hunt

    Snake Hunt

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:41:30 GMT
    State ends search for snake in New Jersey LakeMore >>
    State ends search for snake in New Jersey LakeMore >>
  • Wash. mom charged in toddler's meth overdose death

    Wash. mom charged in toddler's meth overdose death

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:29:19 GMT
    TACOMA, Wash. (CBS News) - A Washington State woman has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 meth overdose death of her 2-year-old son.More >>
    TACOMA, Wash. (CBS News) - A Washington State woman has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 meth overdose death of her 2-year-old son.More >>
  • Arizona's Two-Hour Execution of Joseph Wood Set to Stir Debate

    Arizona's Two-Hour Execution of Joseph Wood Set to Stir Debate

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:28:33 GMT
    (NBC) -- Arizona's governor has ordered a review of Wednesday's two-hour execution of a gasping prisoner, but it's unclear what the fallout will be as the debate over lethal injection cranks up again.The botched April 29 lethal injection of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma stalled some executions, but five inmates have been put to death in other states since then.After the Lockett debacle, President Obama ordered Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of execution protocols across the co...More >>
    (NBC) -- Arizona's governor has ordered a review of Wednesday's two-hour execution of a gasping prisoner, but it's unclear what the fallout will be as the debate over lethal injection cranks up again.The botched April 29 lethal injection of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma stalled some executions, but five inmates have been put to death in other states since then.After the Lockett debacle, President Obama ordered Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of execution protocols across the co...More >>
  • Sneaky new tactics may be tracking you online

    Sneaky new tactics may be tracking you online

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:26:11 GMT
    (CBS News) - Several recently developed and lesser-known Internet tracking techniques are becoming more widespread, experts say. More >>
    (CBS News) - Several recently developed and lesser-known Internet tracking techniques are becoming more widespread, experts say. More >>
  • Missing pregnant woman found dead in homicide suspect's trunk

    Missing pregnant woman found dead in homicide suspect's trunk

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:25:03 GMT
    WYOMING, Mich. (CBS News) - Police say the suspect in the slayings of a pregnant Grand Rapids woman and her boyfriend committed suicide after crashing his car Thursday night with the dead woman still in the trunk, reports CBS affiliate WWMT.More >>
    WYOMING, Mich. (CBS News) - Police say the suspect in the slayings of a pregnant Grand Rapids woman and her boyfriend committed suicide after crashing his car Thursday night with the dead woman still in the trunk, reports CBS affiliate WWMT.More >>
  • Pro-Russian Ukrainian rebel leader warned of flying over Ukraine air space

    Pro-Russian Ukrainian rebel leader warned of flying over Ukraine air space

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:23:37 GMT
    (CBS News) -  We warned you not to fly in our skies," said a web posting, subsequently taken down, purported to be from Igor Girkin, widely known by his nom de guerre Igor Strelkov.More >>
    (CBS News) -  We warned you not to fly in our skies," said a web posting, subsequently taken down, purported to be from Igor Girkin, widely known by his nom de guerre Igor Strelkov.More >>
  • Ukraine rebels move bodies as tampering concerns mount

    Ukraine rebels move bodies as tampering concerns mount

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:21:09 GMT
    TOREZ, Ukraine (CBS News) - Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site.More >>
    TOREZ, Ukraine (CBS News) - Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site.More >>
  • Md. man killed friend while shooting at bulletproof vest

    Md. man killed friend while shooting at bulletproof vest

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:19:39 GMT
    BALTIMORE ,MD. (CBS News) - A 30-year-old man allegedly killed his friend by mistake when he attempted to shoot at the bulletproof vest the friend was wearing and missed, reports CBS Baltimore.More >>
    BALTIMORE ,MD. (CBS News) - A 30-year-old man allegedly killed his friend by mistake when he attempted to shoot at the bulletproof vest the friend was wearing and missed, reports CBS Baltimore.More >>
  • U.S. ends ban on flights into Israel's Ben Gurion Airport

    U.S. ends ban on flights into Israel's Ben Gurion Airport

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:02:37 GMT
    Washington (CNN) -- The Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv Wednesday night, a day-and-a-half after stopping all the flights citing security concerns.More >>
    Washington (CNN) -- The Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv Wednesday night, a day-and-a-half after stopping all the flights citing security concerns.More >>
  • McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

    McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:01:28 GMT
    HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China.More >>
    HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China.More >>
  • Union Pacific 2Q profit chugs ahead 17 percent

    Union Pacific 2Q profit chugs ahead 17 percent

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:58:43 GMT
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad hauled 8 percent more freight and raised shipping rates.The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it hauled more agricultural, automotive, intermodal, industrial and coal shipments. The only area where volume slipped 1 percent was in chemicals because crude oil shipments declined.Union Pacific Chief Executive Jack Koraleski said those shipments show the economy is continuing to gradu...More >>
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad hauled 8 percent more freight and raised shipping rates.The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it hauled more agricultural, automotive, intermodal, industrial and coal shipments. The only area where volume slipped 1 percent was in chemicals because crude oil shipments declined.Union Pacific Chief Executive Jack Koraleski said those shipments show the economy is continuing to gradu...More >>
  • Seeking a Sunny Supper? Google Maps Now Suggests Based on Weather, Time

    Seeking a Sunny Supper? Google Maps Now Suggests Based on Weather, Time

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:53:39 GMT
    (NBC) -- Looking for an alfresco dinner during a balmy summer's twilight? A new "Explore" button in the Google Maps app offers locale suggestions based on the time of day, weather and personalized proximity range.The Explore button, which is rolling out "starting this week," will appear in the bottom right of your device's screen. Tap it to find nearby suggestions ("You can decide if 'nearby' means a five-minute walk or a 20-minute drive," Google said in a blog post) that change based on the ...More >>
    (NBC) -- Looking for an alfresco dinner during a balmy summer's twilight? A new "Explore" button in the Google Maps app offers locale suggestions based on the time of day, weather and personalized proximity range.The Explore button, which is rolling out "starting this week," will appear in the bottom right of your device's screen. Tap it to find nearby suggestions ("You can decide if 'nearby' means a five-minute walk or a 20-minute drive," Google said in a blog post) that change based on the ...More >>
  • New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

    New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:37:39 GMT
    (CNN) -- In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.More >>
    (CNN) -- In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.More >>
  • US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

    US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:35:04 GMT
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Peace Corps says it is suspending its operations in Kenya and pulling out more than 50 volunteers because of security concerns.More >>
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Peace Corps says it is suspending its operations in Kenya and pulling out more than 50 volunteers because of security concerns.More >>
  • State ends hunt for snake in New Jersey lake

    State ends hunt for snake in New Jersey lake

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:34:17 GMT
    JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) - A 16-foot-long exotic snake reportedly slithering around New Jersey's largest lake is apparently a suburban legend. Or the snake just isn't hungry.More >>
    JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) - A 16-foot-long exotic snake reportedly slithering around New Jersey's largest lake is apparently a suburban legend. Or the snake just isn't hungry.More >>
  • Israeli Shell Hits U.N. School in Gaza, Killing At Least 15

    Israeli Shell Hits U.N. School in Gaza, Killing At Least 15

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:33:22 GMT
    (NBC)-- The U.N. expressed dismay Thursday after an Israeli shell struck one of its schools in Gaza, killing at least 15 people and injuring hundreds – including women and children seeking shelter from heavy fighting.More >>
    (NBC)-- The U.N. expressed dismay Thursday after an Israeli shell struck one of its schools in Gaza, killing at least 15 people and injuring hundreds – including women and children seeking shelter from heavy fighting.More >>
  • She faced death in Sudan for her Christian faith. Now she's free.

    She faced death in Sudan for her Christian faith. Now she's free.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:10:27 GMT
    Rome (CNN) -- Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.More >>
    Rome (CNN) -- Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.More >>
  • GM to pay victims at least $400 million

    GM to pay victims at least $400 million

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:08:22 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate victims of ifs faulty ignition switch tied to at least 13 deaths.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate victims of ifs faulty ignition switch tied to at least 13 deaths.More >>
  • Answering a different call: Americans who fight for Israel

    Answering a different call: Americans who fight for Israel

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:50:06 GMT
    (CNN) -- Daniel Flesch, then a college student at the University of Illinois, had heard too much anti-Israeli sentiment.He had family members who had survived the Holocaust and felt compelled to fight back at what he perceived as a growing level of anti-Semitism in America.More >>
    (CNN) -- Daniel Flesch, then a college student at the University of Illinois, had heard too much anti-Israeli sentiment.He had family members who had survived the Holocaust and felt compelled to fight back at what he perceived as a growing level of anti-Semitism in America.More >>
  • Arizona execution using new drug combination drags on for almost 2 hours

    Arizona execution using new drug combination drags on for almost 2 hours

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:48:46 GMT
    (CNN) -- The state of Arizona executed Joseph Wood on Wednesday. It took him nearly two hours to die after his veins were injected with a novel combination of two drugs.More >>
    (CNN) -- The state of Arizona executed Joseph Wood on Wednesday. It took him nearly two hours to die after his veins were injected with a novel combination of two drugs.More >>
  • Norway expects Islamist terrorism attempt within 'a few days'

    Norway expects Islamist terrorism attempt within 'a few days'

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:47:35 GMT
    (CNN) -- Norway says it thinks Islamist terror could strike the country within a few days but does not know what the plot is, the country announced Thursday.More >>
    (CNN) -- Norway says it thinks Islamist terror could strike the country within a few days but does not know what the plot is, the country announced Thursday.More >>
  • Air Algerie plane with 116 on board falls off radar

    Air Algerie plane with 116 on board falls off radar

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:26:19 GMT
    London (CNN) -- An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday.More >>
    London (CNN) -- An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday.More >>
  • Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

    Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:14:41 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a mother and daughter have died of injuries they suffered when a food truck exploded in Philadelphia earlier this month.More >>
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a mother and daughter have died of injuries they suffered when a food truck exploded in Philadelphia earlier this month.More >>
  • Porch shooter was surprised by firing of gun

    Porch shooter was surprised by firing of gun

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:14:00 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch told police that he didn't know there was a round in the shotgun.More >>
    DETROIT (AP) - A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch told police that he didn't know there was a round in the shotgun.More >>
  • School Lunches On The 'Menu' On Capitol Hill

    School Lunches On The 'Menu' On Capitol Hill

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:47:53 GMT
    (AP) Some schools can opt-out of the federal lunch standards.More >>
    (AP) Some schools can opt-out of the federal lunch standards.More >>
  • Conviction upheld for chef in boiled-body case

    Conviction upheld for chef in boiled-body case

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:49:12 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A state appeals court has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a Southern California chef who claimed he cooked his wife's body in boiling water.More >>
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A state appeals court has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a Southern California chef who claimed he cooked his wife's body in boiling water.More >>
  • Rape Victim Testifies At Cruise Ship Safety Hearing

    Rape Victim Testifies At Cruise Ship Safety Hearing

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:11:35 GMT
    (AP) Cruise passengers apparently have few, if any, rights and protections while at sea. More >>
    (AP) Cruise passengers apparently have few, if any, rights and protections while at sea. More >>
  • World breaks monthly heat record 2 times in a row

    World breaks monthly heat record 2 times in a row

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:56:50 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
    More >>
  • Man charged in slaying of 5-year-old Miss. girl

    Man charged in slaying of 5-year-old Miss. girl

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:55:02 GMT
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A south Mississippi man has been charged with capital murder in the slaying and sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl who was taken from an apartment complex last week.More >>
    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A south Mississippi man has been charged with capital murder in the slaying and sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl who was taken from an apartment complex last week.
    More >>
  • 40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

    40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:45:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin). A youth group holds a banner as they march towards the Parliament house during a rally to seek justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.(AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin). A youth group holds a banner as they march towards the Parliament house during a rally to seek justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) - Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.More >>
    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) - Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.
    More >>
  • UN rights chief warns of possible Gaza war crimes

    UN rights chief warns of possible Gaza war crimes

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:43:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File). FILE - In this Saturday, July 19, 2014, file photo, pro-Palestinian demonstrators hold a banner showing a Palestinian flag as they protest against the Israeli army's bombings in the Gaza strip, in Nice, France.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File). FILE - In this Saturday, July 19, 2014, file photo, pro-Palestinian demonstrators hold a banner showing a Palestinian flag as they protest against the Israeli army's bombings in the Gaza strip, in Nice, France.
    GENEVA (AP) - The U.N.'s top human rights official demanded Wednesday that all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip refrain from indiscriminate attacks on civilians, warning that violations may amount to war crimes.More >>
    GENEVA (AP) - The U.N.'s top human rights official demanded Wednesday that all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip refrain from indiscriminate attacks on civilians, warning that violations may amount to war crimes.
    More >>
  • MH17 family living in 'hell beyond hell' after losing three kids

    MH17 family living in 'hell beyond hell' after losing three kids

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:23:40 GMT
    Siblings Evie, Mo and Otis Maslin died when the Malaysia Airlines jetliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. (Courtesy of Maslin Family)Siblings Evie, Mo and Otis Maslin died when the Malaysia Airlines jetliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. (Courtesy of Maslin Family)
    (NBC News) Parents who lost three young children and their grandfather when Flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Putin rebels revealed that they now "live in a hell beyond hell." More >>
    (NBC News) Parents who lost three young children and their grandfather when Flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Putin rebels revealed that they now "live in a hell beyond hell." 
    More >>
  • Montana senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

    Montana senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:17:10 GMT
    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers.More >>
    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers.More >>
  • Appeal court won't unblock Florida gay marriage

    Appeal court won't unblock Florida gay marriage

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:16:26 GMT
    MIAMI (AP) - A Florida appeals court will not overturn a judge's order that is blocking a Florida Keys gay couple from getting married.More >>
    MIAMI (AP) - A Florida appeals court will not overturn a judge's order that is blocking a Florida Keys gay couple from getting married.More >>
  • Childhood traumas more common in military members

    Childhood traumas more common in military members

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:34:18 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - A new study says childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians. The authors say the results support the idea that enlistment sometimes serves as an escape from troubled upbringings.More >>
    CHICAGO (AP) - A new study says childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians. The authors say the results support the idea that enlistment sometimes serves as an escape from troubled upbringings.More >>
  • Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash

    Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:33:21 GMT
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight.More >>
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight.More >>
  • Women charged with helping Al-Qaida linked group

    Women charged with helping Al-Qaida linked group

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:15:57 GMT
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said.The two U.S. women — Muna Osman Jama, 34, of Reston, and Hinda Osman Dhirane, 44, of Kent, Washington — were arrested Wednesday and have been charged with 20 counts each of providing material support to a foreign terrorist group, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia...More >>
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five people, including two women in the U.S., were charged Wednesday with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia, prosecutors said.The two U.S. women — Muna Osman Jama, 34, of Reston, and Hinda Osman Dhirane, 44, of Kent, Washington — were arrested Wednesday and have been charged with 20 counts each of providing material support to a foreign terrorist group, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia...More >>
  • Teen Pilot on Around-World Flight Found Dead in Samoa

    Teen Pilot on Around-World Flight Found Dead in Samoa

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:09:07 GMT
    (NBC)--The body of an Indiana teenage pilot attempting to fly around the world with his father was found off the coast of American Samoa after their single-engine plane crashed, Coast Guard officials and family said Wednesday.Haris Suleman, 17, was found unresponsive by the American Samoa Marine Patrol, while his father, Babar Suleman, remained missing, officials said. The Coast Guard was investigating the scene around 8 a.m. local time (3 p.m. ET). The father and son had left Pago Pago, Amer...More >>
    (NBC)--The body of an Indiana teenage pilot attempting to fly around the world with his father was found off the coast of American Samoa after their single-engine plane crashed, Coast Guard officials and family said Wednesday.Haris Suleman, 17, was found unresponsive by the American Samoa Marine Patrol, while his father, Babar Suleman, remained missing, officials said. The Coast Guard was investigating the scene around 8 a.m. local time (3 p.m. ET). The father and son had left Pago Pago, Amer...More >>
  • Central African Republic's rebels sign cease-fire

    Central African Republic's rebels sign cease-fire

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:58:40 GMT
    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — Representatives of the Muslim and Christian factions battling in Central African Republic signed a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday in neighboring Republic of Congo.The ceremony was carried live on the Republic of Congo's state television.The signing on Wednesday comes after heavy pressure from regional mediators and only one day after the Seleka Muslim rebels failed to show up for the second day of talks.It is not clear if the cease-fire will be respect...More >>
    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — Representatives of the Muslim and Christian factions battling in Central African Republic signed a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday in neighboring Republic of Congo.The ceremony was carried live on the Republic of Congo's state television.The signing on Wednesday comes after heavy pressure from regional mediators and only one day after the Seleka Muslim rebels failed to show up for the second day of talks.It is not clear if the cease-fire will be respect...More >>
  • GM recalls another 718,000 U.S. vehicles

    GM recalls another 718,000 U.S. vehicles

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:45:39 GMT
    (NBC News) -General Motors announced on Wednesday six safety recalls on 717,950 U.S. vehicles. More >>
    (NBC News) -General Motors announced on Wednesday six safety recalls on 717,950 U.S. vehicles. More >>
  • Body found in 18-wheeler on I-20 in Warren County

    Body found in 18-wheeler on I-20 in Warren County

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:30:10 GMT
    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The body of a man found inside an 18-wheeler, parked at a weigh station on Interstate 20 westbound in Warren County, has been identified.More >>
    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - The body of a man found inside an 18-wheeler, parked at a weigh station on Interstate 20 westbound in Warren County, has been identified.More >>
  • FDA warns of compounded drug recall by Texas firm

    FDA warns of compounded drug recall by Texas firm

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:28:36 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to risks of contamination.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to risks of contamination.More >>
  • Arkansas military base on lockdown after reports of suspicious person

    Arkansas military base on lockdown after reports of suspicious person

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:57:31 GMT
    JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (CBS News) -- Little Rock Air Force Base went on lockdown Wednesday amid reports of a suspicious person, though military officials have offered few details about the incident.More >>
    JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (CBS News) -- Little Rock Air Force Base went on lockdown Wednesday amid reports of a suspicious person, though military officials have offered few details about the incident.More >>
  • Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

    Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:52:07 GMT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man left profanity-filled voicemails with Tennessee's homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he would "light Nashville up," according to court documents.More >>
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man left profanity-filled voicemails with Tennessee's homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he would "light Nashville up," according to court documents.More >>
  • Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

    Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:44:18 GMT
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.The ATR-72 operated by Taiwan's TransAsia Airways was carrying 58 passengers and crew when it crashed on Penghu in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China, authorities said. More >>
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.The ATR-72 operated by Taiwan's TransAsia Airways was carrying 58 passengers and crew when it crashed on Penghu in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China, authorities said. More >>
  • Arkansas military base on lockdown

    Arkansas military base on lockdown

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:32:27 GMT
    JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock Air Force Base went on lockdown Wednesday amid reports of a suspicious person, though military officials have offered few details about the incident.No one is allowed to enter or leave the base during the lockdown, which began at 11:45 a.m. Spokeswoman Lt. Mallory Thornton said the base took the step "in the interest of protecting all base members." People who live on base were urged to stay indoors, and visitors were asked to not come to the front gate.T...More >>
    JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock Air Force Base went on lockdown Wednesday amid reports of a suspicious person, though military officials have offered few details about the incident.No one is allowed to enter or leave the base during the lockdown, which began at 11:45 a.m. Spokeswoman Lt. Mallory Thornton said the base took the step "in the interest of protecting all base members." People who live on base were urged to stay indoors, and visitors were asked to not come to the front gate.T...More >>
  • Government cracks down on "Made in USA" claims

    Government cracks down on "Made in USA" claims

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:44:02 GMT
    (CBS)-- It's hard to manufacture goods in the United States. Raw materials are costly and employee wages are comparatively high. You have to deal with stringent regulations, labor rights, health care and business taxes.More >>
    (CBS)-- It's hard to manufacture goods in the United States. Raw materials are costly and employee wages are comparatively high. You have to deal with stringent regulations, labor rights, health care and business taxes.More >>
  • Bubonic plague death prompts quarantine in Chinese city

    Bubonic plague death prompts quarantine in Chinese city

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:40:59 GMT
    (CBS News ) - Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.More >>
    (CBS News ) - Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.More >>
  • Bloomberg flies to Israel to protest FAA ban

    Bloomberg flies to Israel to protest FAA ban

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:40:27 GMT
    (CNN) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg arrived in Israel Wednesday, after flying to the country from New York to protest a ban by the Federal Aviation Administration that is preventing U.S. airlines from flying into or out of Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport.More >>
    (CNN) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg arrived in Israel Wednesday, after flying to the country from New York to protest a ban by the Federal Aviation Administration that is preventing U.S. airlines from flying into or out of Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport.More >>
  • Mayor dies after wasp attack

    Mayor dies after wasp attack

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:36:13 GMT
    (CNN) -- The mayor of a community just outside Montreal died of anaphylactic shock Sunday after being attacked by wasps while on vacation.More >>
    (CNN) -- The mayor of a community just outside Montreal died of anaphylactic shock Sunday after being attacked by wasps while on vacation.More >>
  • U.S. extends ban on flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport

    U.S. extends ban on flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:34:53 GMT
    (CNN) -- [Breaking News update 12:29 p.m. ET]The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its ban on U.S. airlines' flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. More >>
    (CNN) -- [Breaking News update 12:29 p.m. ET]The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its ban on U.S. airlines' flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. More >>
  • State files new complaints against cancer doctor

    State files new complaints against cancer doctor

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:30:52 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - State medical regulators have filed additional complaints against a Houston doctor whose cancer treatments have incurred heavy criticism from the medical establishment.More >>
    HOUSTON (AP) - State medical regulators have filed additional complaints against a Houston doctor whose cancer treatments have incurred heavy criticism from the medical establishment.More >>
  • Man asked to leave Southwest flight over tweet

    Man asked to leave Southwest flight over tweet

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:27:02 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.More >>
  • Jury: Man stabbed ex 84 times, put a pig mask on her

    Jury: Man stabbed ex 84 times, put a pig mask on her

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:05:23 GMT
    MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask.Jurors in Morris County announced Wednesday that 66-year-old Anthony Novellino was guilty of murder. They deliberated about three hours over two days.Prosecutors say Novellino attacked his ex-wife, Judith, at their home in June 2010. They had recently finalized their divorce, and Judith was packing items to take to her apartment when she was stabbed.Judith...More >>
    MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask.Jurors in Morris County announced Wednesday that 66-year-old Anthony Novellino was guilty of murder. They deliberated about three hours over two days.Prosecutors say Novellino attacked his ex-wife, Judith, at their home in June 2010. They had recently finalized their divorce, and Judith was packing items to take to her apartment when she was stabbed.Judith...More >>
  • 'Unjustified': Opening Arguments Heard in Porch-Shooting Death

    'Unjustified': Opening Arguments Heard in Porch-Shooting Death

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:48:03 GMT
    Defense Attorney Cheryl CarpenterDefense Attorney Cheryl Carpenter
    (NBC) -- Opening arguments were presented and the first witnesses were called Wednesday in the trial of a suburban Detroit man charged with fatally shooting a woman on his porch, with a prosecutor calling the defendant's actions "unnecessary, unjustified, and unreasonable." Theodore Wafer, 55, who is white, faces second-degree murder, manslaughter and felony firearm charges in the November 2013 killing of Renisha McBride, 19, who was black and was unarmed. The case has been likened to the 201...More >>
    (NBC) -- Opening arguments were presented and the first witnesses were called Wednesday in the trial of a suburban Detroit man charged with fatally shooting a woman on his porch, with a prosecutor calling the defendant's actions "unnecessary, unjustified, and unreasonable." Theodore Wafer, 55, who is white, faces second-degree murder, manslaughter and felony firearm charges in the November 2013 killing of Renisha McBride, 19, who was black and was unarmed. The case has been likened to the 201...More >>
  • StubHub Customers Targeted by Hackers

    StubHub Customers Targeted by Hackers

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:35:08 GMT
    (NBC)-- Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller in a $10 million international rip-off scam, officials said Wednesday.More >>
    (NBC)-- Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller in a $10 million international rip-off scam, officials said Wednesday.More >>
  • Deadly Taiwan plane crash in stormy weather

    Deadly Taiwan plane crash in stormy weather

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:42:42 GMT
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (CBS) -- A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and a transport minister said 47 people were dead.More >>
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (CBS) -- A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and a transport minister said 47 people were dead.More >>
  • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:32:28 GMT
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in a war that has so far killed more than 680 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.More >>
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in a war that has so far killed more than 680 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.More >>
  • Pepsico raises outlook, looks to new Lay's flavors

    Pepsico raises outlook, looks to new Lay's flavors

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:29 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:29:30 GMT
    PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo raised its forecast for the year on Wednesday and said its new Lay's potato chips — including a cappuccino variety — should help boost its profit in the months ahead.More >>
    PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo raised its forecast for the year on Wednesday and said its new Lay's potato chips — including a cappuccino variety — should help boost its profit in the months ahead.More >>
  • Government drafting birth control accommodation

    Government drafting birth control accommodation

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:20:56 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to opt out, without submitting a form they say violates their religious beliefs.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to opt out, without submitting a form they say violates their religious beliefs.More >>
  • New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

    New arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:56:20 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) - A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.More >>
    BOSTON (AP) - A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.More >>
  • Chinese aim for big Asian carp catch in Miss.

    Chinese aim for big Asian carp catch in Miss.

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:55:23 GMT
    BAIRD, Miss. (AP) - If you can't beat them, eat them.More >>
    BAIRD, Miss. (AP) - If you can't beat them, eat them.More >>
  • Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

    Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:45:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Jesse Tinsley). A firefighting plane drops water from Fishtrap Lake on a stubborn fire burning near the lake in Lincoln County, Sunday, July 20, 2014, near Cheney, Wash.(AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Jesse Tinsley). A firefighting plane drops water from Fishtrap Lake on a stubborn fire burning near the lake in Lincoln County, Sunday, July 20, 2014, near Cheney, Wash.
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Firefighters were making progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.More >>
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Firefighters were making progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.More >>
  • Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

    Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:03:11 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
  • Obama on fundraising trip to West Coast

    Obama on fundraising trip to West Coast

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:52:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). President Barack Obama speaks about the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). President Barack Obama speaks about the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014.
    SEATTLE (AP) - Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him - raising money for his fellow Democrats.More >>
    SEATTLE (AP) - Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him - raising money for his fellow Democrats.More >>
  • US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

    US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:41:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). President Barack Obama visits the Dutch Embassy in Washington to sign a book of condolence, joined by Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Mollema, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). President Barack Obama visits the Dutch Embassy in Washington to sign a book of condolence, joined by Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Mollema, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement.More >>
  • Gov't arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

    Gov't arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:39:46 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling charges and seized more than $625,000, part of the Obama administration's efforts to discourage and disrupt the flood of tens of thousands of people crossing the border illegally.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling charges and seized more than $625,000, part of the Obama administration's efforts to discourage and disrupt the flood of tens of thousands of people crossing the border illegally.More >>
  • Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

    Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:27:34 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling.Tuesday's recall covers 2005-2007 Grand Cherokees and 2006-2007 Commanders.More >>
    DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling.Tuesday's recall covers 2005-2007 Grand Cherokees and 2006-2007 Commanders.More >>
  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:19:13 GMT
    In this Monday, May 19, 2014 file photo, Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark cries as she displays her photo, in the family house, in Chibok, Nigeria. (AP Photo)In this Monday, May 19, 2014 file photo, Martha Mark, the mother of kidnapped school girl Monica Mark cries as she displays her photo, in the family house, in Chibok, Nigeria. (AP Photo)
    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say.More >>
    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say.
    More >>
  • Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

    Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:16:37 GMT
    In this file photo taken July 22, 2011 a Delta Air Lines jet takes off at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Mich. Delta Air Lines on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 canceled all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landedIn this file photo taken July 22, 2011 a Delta Air Lines jet takes off at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Mich. Delta Air Lines on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 canceled all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed
    (AP) In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.More >>
    (AP) In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.
    More >>
  • Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:14:55 GMT
    Deputy head of the OSCE mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug, right, speaks to a member of Netherlands' National Forensic Investigations team on the platform as a refrigerated train loaded with bodies of the passengers departs the station. (AP Photo)Deputy head of the OSCE mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug, right, speaks to a member of Netherlands' National Forensic Investigations team on the platform as a refrigerated train loaded with bodies of the passengers departs the station. (AP Photo)
    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world leaders.More >>
    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) - A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world leaders.
    More >>
  • Teen mother of newborn buried in NC yard arrested

    Teen mother of newborn buried in NC yard arrested

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:47:07 GMT
    LOUISBURG, N.C (AP) - A North Carolina teenager whose newborn baby died and was buried in her family's suburban yard faces a felony charge of concealing the birth.More >>
    LOUISBURG, N.C (AP) - A North Carolina teenager whose newborn baby died and was buried in her family's suburban yard faces a felony charge of concealing the birth.More >>
  • Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart stores

    Fruit recall affects Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart stores

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:02:39 GMT
    (CNN) -- If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.More >>
    (CNN) -- If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.More >>
  • Appeals courts differ on Obamacare; Supreme Court case likely

    Appeals courts differ on Obamacare; Supreme Court case likely

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:01:08 GMT
    Washington (CNN) -- Two appeals courts reached differing decisions on Obamacare subsidies Tuesday, meaning a likely Supreme Court case on the key component of the health care law.More >>
    Washington (CNN) -- Two appeals courts reached differing decisions on Obamacare subsidies Tuesday, meaning a likely Supreme Court case on the key component of the health care law.More >>
  • Last body found in Washington mudslide

    Last body found in Washington mudslide

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:59:44 GMT
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County sheriff's office in Washington state says search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.More >>
    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The Snohomish County sheriff's office in Washington state says search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.More >>
  • Meningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe

    Meningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:57:41 GMT
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia health official says an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a pain management clinic was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis.More >>
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia health official says an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a pain management clinic was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis.More >>
  • Gov't arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

    Gov't arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:57:00 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department says it has seized more than $625,000 and arrested 192 people in a crackdown on human smuggling along the Mexican border in South Texas.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department says it has seized more than $625,000 and arrested 192 people in a crackdown on human smuggling along the Mexican border in South Texas.More >>
  • Lawmakers trash, give away mail from Warren Jeffs

    Lawmakers trash, give away mail from Warren Jeffs

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:56:15 GMT
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - More letters from Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of a polygamous sect, have streamed into the mailboxes of Utah legislators in recent months.More >>
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - More letters from Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of a polygamous sect, have streamed into the mailboxes of Utah legislators in recent months.More >>
  • Contrarian Case-Next Recession

    Contrarian Case-Next Recession

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:14:37 GMT
    Why U.S. Economy could take a dipMore >>
    Why U.S. Economy could take a dipMore >>
  • Anguished dad's open letter to Putin: "Thank you for murdering my child"

    Anguished dad's open letter to Putin: "Thank you for murdering my child"

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:42:29 GMT
    (CBS News) - The heartbroken father of a 17-year-old Dutch girl who died in the crash of Malaysia Airlines 17 has written an open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, excoriating him "for murdering my dear and only child."More >>
    (CBS News) - The heartbroken father of a 17-year-old Dutch girl who died in the crash of Malaysia Airlines 17 has written an open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, excoriating him "for murdering my dear and only child."More >>
  • Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

    Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:40:46 GMT
    NEW YORK -- Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.More >>
    NEW YORK -- Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.More >>
  • Two suspects wanted in $180K Atlantic City casino heist

    Two suspects wanted in $180K Atlantic City casino heist

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:30:02 GMT
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS News) -- Police are seeking two masked suspects who robbed an Atlantic City casino at gunpoint and made off with more than $180,000.More >>
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS News) -- Police are seeking two masked suspects who robbed an Atlantic City casino at gunpoint and made off with more than $180,000.More >>
  • Social media fuels Munchausen by proxy, experts say

    Social media fuels Munchausen by proxy, experts say

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:29:17 GMT
    (CBS News) - Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.More >>
    (CBS News) - Experts say the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely harm children and then bask in the attention and sympathy.More >>
  • NASA, Apollo 11 crewmates honor Neil Armstrong 45 years after moon landing

    NASA, Apollo 11 crewmates honor Neil Armstrong 45 years after moon landing

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:23:58 GMT
    (CBS News) - Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, command module pilot Mike Collins and Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell joined NASA dignitaries and Neil Armstrong's family Monday to rename the historic Operations and Checkout Building at the Kennedy Space Center in honor of the first man to walk on the moon.More >>
    (CBS News) - Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, command module pilot Mike Collins and Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell joined NASA dignitaries and Neil Armstrong's family Monday to rename the historic Operations and Checkout Building at the Kennedy Space Center in honor of the first man to walk on the moon.More >>
  • UK will establish independent inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko

    UK will establish independent inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:21:49 GMT
    London (CNN) -- The UK Home Office will hold an independent public inquiry into the 2006 death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, it announced Tuesday.More >>
    London (CNN) -- The UK Home Office will hold an independent public inquiry into the 2006 death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, it announced Tuesday.More >>
  • MERS may be airborne, scientists say

    MERS may be airborne, scientists say

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:20:24 GMT
    (CNN) -- The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio.More >>
    (CNN) -- The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio.More >>
  • Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89

    Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:24:59 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - The witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" has died in New York. Thomas Berger was 89.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - The witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" has died in New York. Thomas Berger was 89.More >>
  • Cause of deaths in FedEx truck-bus crash released

    Cause of deaths in FedEx truck-bus crash released

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:40:06 GMT
    WILLOWS, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have released the cause of death for nine of the 10 victims of a Northern California crash between a charter bus full of students and a FedEx tractor-trailer.More >>
    WILLOWS, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have released the cause of death for nine of the 10 victims of a Northern California crash between a charter bus full of students and a FedEx tractor-trailer.More >>
  • Obama orders employment protection for gay, transgender workers

    Obama orders employment protection for gay, transgender workers

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:52:37 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."
    More >>
  • Missing New Hampshire teen home after 9 months

    Missing New Hampshire teen home after 9 months

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:00:16 GMT
    CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family.More >>
    CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family.More >>
  • Ex-teacher convicted of pushing wife off cliff

    Ex-teacher convicted of pushing wife off cliff

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:52:13 GMT
    ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) - A former Maine man has been convicted of bashing his wife's head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff in disputes over an affair and inheritance money.More >>
    ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) - A former Maine man has been convicted of bashing his wife's head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff in disputes over an affair and inheritance money.More >>
  • Perry sending National Guard troops to border

    Perry sending National Guard troops to border

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:31:45 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally.More >>
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally.More >>
  • Dad's 911 call: I've beaten up my son's assailant

    Dad's 911 call: I've beaten up my son's assailant

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:28:04 GMT
    (CNN) -- A father in Daytona Beach, Florida, called 911 early Friday morning to report that when he found someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant until he was "nice and knocked out" for police to apprehend.So far, the father is not facing any charges.More >>
    (CNN) -- A father in Daytona Beach, Florida, called 911 early Friday morning to report that when he found someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant until he was "nice and knocked out" for police to apprehend.So far, the father is not facing any charges.More >>
  • Obama bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran

    Obama bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:19:38 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor on Monday on a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war.Ryan M. Pitts is the ninth living recipient of the nation's highest decoration for battlefield valor for actions in Iraq and Afghanistan.Obama says Pitts displays "the humility and loyalty" that define America's men and women in uniform. Obama noted that the 28-year-old Pitts has said his honor b...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor on Monday on a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war.Ryan M. Pitts is the ninth living recipient of the nation's highest decoration for battlefield valor for actions in Iraq and Afghanistan.Obama says Pitts displays "the humility and loyalty" that define America's men and women in uniform. Obama noted that the 28-year-old Pitts has said his honor b...More >>
  • Hot Streak: World Breaks Monthly Heat Record Again in June

    Hot Streak: World Breaks Monthly Heat Record Again in June

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:58:42 GMT
    (NBC) -- The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that last month's average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, which is 1.3 degrees higher than the 20th century average.It beat 2010's old record by one-twentieth of a degree. While one-twentieth of a degree doesn't sound like much, in temperature records it's like winning a horse race by several lengths, said...More >>
    (NBC) -- The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that last month's average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, which is 1.3 degrees higher than the 20th century average.It beat 2010's old record by one-twentieth of a degree. While one-twentieth of a degree doesn't sound like much, in temperature records it's like winning a horse race by several lengths, said...More >>
  • New York Court: Spanking was not excessive

    New York Court: Spanking was not excessive

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:51:31 GMT
    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult.Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/1tqsr7D ) says the state Appellate Division dismissed a child neglect proceeding against the man last week.The father spanked his son in October 2012 during a party at a friend's house. Suffolk County social services officials alleged he used an open hand and then used a belt on the boy's buttocks, legs and ar...More >>
    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult.Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/1tqsr7D ) says the state Appellate Division dismissed a child neglect proceeding against the man last week.The father spanked his son in October 2012 during a party at a friend's house. Suffolk County social services officials alleged he used an open hand and then used a belt on the boy's buttocks, legs and ar...More >>
  • Russian Media on Downed Airliner: The CIA Did It

    Russian Media on Downed Airliner: The CIA Did It

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:41:02 GMT
    (NBC) -- If perception is reality, then the Russian population would assume that the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 was the work of the Ukrainians — with the help of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, or vice versa. Just one day after the horrific tragedy that left 298 people dead, Russia's Channel One ran a package telling its audience that the entire incident was orchestrated by the United States, specifically by the CIA. A document was broadcast purportedly showing that the U.S. was ...More >>
    (NBC) -- If perception is reality, then the Russian population would assume that the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 was the work of the Ukrainians — with the help of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, or vice versa. Just one day after the horrific tragedy that left 298 people dead, Russia's Channel One ran a package telling its audience that the entire incident was orchestrated by the United States, specifically by the CIA. A document was broadcast purportedly showing that the U.S. was ...More >>
  • Missing New Hampshire teen home after 9 months

    Missing New Hampshire teen home after 9 months

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:33:45 GMT
    CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family, the state attorney general said Monday.Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family on Sunday evening, Attorney General Joseph Foster said.More >>
    CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family, the state attorney general said Monday.Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family on Sunday evening, Attorney General Joseph Foster said.More >>
  • Prince George's Birthday Heralds Rebirth of Britain's Monarchy

    Prince George's Birthday Heralds Rebirth of Britain's Monarchy

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:30:16 GMT
    LONDON (NBC) -- When chubby-cheeked Prince George blows out his birthday candles on Tuesday, Britain will be celebrating a whole lot more than the future king’s first year of royalty.Since the swaddled infant was first thrust into public eye and carried out of London's St. Mary’s Hospital, he’s attained superstar status – and sparked a rebirth for Britain’s royal family.“Prince George has signaled the start of a new era for the royal family, and I think he has engendered a lot more interest i...More >>
    LONDON (NBC) -- When chubby-cheeked Prince George blows out his birthday candles on Tuesday, Britain will be celebrating a whole lot more than the future king’s first year of royalty.Since the swaddled infant was first thrust into public eye and carried out of London's St. Mary’s Hospital, he’s attained superstar status – and sparked a rebirth for Britain’s royal family.“Prince George has signaled the start of a new era for the royal family, and I think he has engendered a lot more interest i...More >>
  • Obama-DC Statehood

    Obama-DC Statehood

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:26:56 GMT
    President Obama on DC statehood: "I'm for it"More >>
    President Obama on DC statehood: "I'm for it"More >>
  • Obama bestows Medal of Honor on NH veteran

    Obama bestows Medal of Honor on NH veteran

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:24:48 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is bestowing the Medal of Honor on a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is bestowing the Medal of Honor on a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war.More >>
  • Teen strangled, man decapitated in online sex case

    Teen strangled, man decapitated in online sex case

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:24:15 GMT
    WYOMING, Mich. (AP) - Police say a pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger online for a sexual encounter.More >>
    WYOMING, Mich. (AP) - Police say a pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger online for a sexual encounter.More >>
  • U.S. kids may have stopped getting fatter

    U.S. kids may have stopped getting fatter

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:13:04 GMT
    (CBS) -- The waistlines of America's children and teens may have stopped expanding, a new study indicates.The proportion of kids aged 2 to 18 who were classified as obese, based on their waist size, held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers report."Kids are not getting fatter," said researcher Lyn Steffen, an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. "Abdominal obesity has been stable over the years."Abdominal obesity fell signifi...More >>
    (CBS) -- The waistlines of America's children and teens may have stopped expanding, a new study indicates.The proportion of kids aged 2 to 18 who were classified as obese, based on their waist size, held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers report."Kids are not getting fatter," said researcher Lyn Steffen, an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. "Abdominal obesity has been stable over the years."Abdominal obesity fell signifi...More >>
  • Police: Texas man posed as vet to treat pets

    Police: Texas man posed as vet to treat pets

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:13:03 GMT
    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say they arrested a 26-year-man who posed as a veterinarian to charge customers for vaccinations and other treatment for their pets.More >>
    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say they arrested a 26-year-man who posed as a veterinarian to charge customers for vaccinations and other treatment for their pets.More >>
  • Hearing set on Miss. welfare drug-testing law

    Hearing set on Miss. welfare drug-testing law

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:04:46 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Human Services holds a hearing Tuesday to gather comments about a new welfare drug-testing law.More >>
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Human Services holds a hearing Tuesday to gather comments about a new welfare drug-testing law.More >>
  • Police: couple killed by suspects hired for chores

    Police: couple killed by suspects hired for chores

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:56:12 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities in Philadelphia say a retired couple was strangled by two men hired to do household chores after the wife caught one trying to steal money.More >>
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities in Philadelphia say a retired couple was strangled by two men hired to do household chores after the wife caught one trying to steal money.More >>
  • Mississippi mom swaps death row for jail cell to await trial

    Mississippi mom swaps death row for jail cell to await trial

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:49:25 GMT
    (CNN) -- A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.More >>
    (CNN) -- A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.More >>
  • Google to speed up Web with smaller photos

    Google to speed up Web with smaller photos

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:47:55 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Giant photos are slowing the Web down. Google has a plan to make your pages load faster.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Giant photos are slowing the Web down. Google has a plan to make your pages load faster.More >>
  • 'Patriot' actress Skye McCole Bartusiak dead at 21

    'Patriot' actress Skye McCole Bartusiak dead at 21

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:45:16 GMT
    (CNN) -- Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday. She was 21.More >>
    (CNN) -- Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday. She was 21.More >>
  • Hopkins to pay $190M after doc taped pelvic exams

    Hopkins to pay $190M after doc taped pelvic exams

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:43:44 GMT
    BALTIMORE (AP) - A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs during pelvic exams will cost one of the world's most prestigious medical centers $190 million in a settlement with more than 8,000 women.More >>
    BALTIMORE (AP) - A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs during pelvic exams will cost one of the world's most prestigious medical centers $190 million in a settlement with more than 8,000 women.More >>
  • Why Uruguay's Fight With Big Tobacco Matters

    Why Uruguay's Fight With Big Tobacco Matters

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:43:40 GMT
    LIMA, Peru (NBC) — A protracted legal battle in an obscure World Bank tribunal over the principles of market competition in a South American backwater. Even by trade dispute standards, this one sounds arcane — the perfect cure for insomnia perhaps.But before you nod off, here’s a triple shot of espresso:Uruguay’s fight with Philip Morris, the world’s largest cigarette manufacturer, just might mark a turning point in the global smoking pandemic that the World Health Organization (WHO) expects ...More >>
    LIMA, Peru (NBC) — A protracted legal battle in an obscure World Bank tribunal over the principles of market competition in a South American backwater. Even by trade dispute standards, this one sounds arcane — the perfect cure for insomnia perhaps.But before you nod off, here’s a triple shot of espresso:Uruguay’s fight with Philip Morris, the world’s largest cigarette manufacturer, just might mark a turning point in the global smoking pandemic that the World Health Organization (WHO) expects ...More >>
  • Look out: 'Burrito inflation' is here

    Look out: 'Burrito inflation' is here

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:21:39 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Burritos, cheesecake, coffee.There are some tasty items on the agenda this week for investors.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Burritos, cheesecake, coffee.There are some tasty items on the agenda this week for investors.More >>
  • Despite drought, California couple in trouble for not watering lawn

    Despite drought, California couple in trouble for not watering lawn

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:20:21 GMT
    GLENDORA, Calif. (CBS News) - More than 80 percent of the state of California is in a drought labeled as "extreme" by the U.S. Drought Monitor map.Residents have been asked to cut back on their water usage. More >>
    GLENDORA, Calif. (CBS News) - More than 80 percent of the state of California is in a drought labeled as "extreme" by the U.S. Drought Monitor map.Residents have been asked to cut back on their water usage. More >>
  • James Garner, TV and movie legend, dead at 86

    James Garner, TV and movie legend, dead at 86

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:19:13 GMT
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CBS News) - Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police told CBS News. More >>
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CBS News) - Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police told CBS News. More >>
  • #IamJada: When abuse becomes a teen meme

    #IamJada: When abuse becomes a teen meme

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:17:29 GMT
    (CNN) -- Jada, a Houston-area 16-year-old, was getting ready for finals week and looking forward to a summer hanging out with friends and finding a job. On June 1, she went to a friend of a friend's house party. More >>
    (CNN) -- Jada, a Houston-area 16-year-old, was getting ready for finals week and looking forward to a summer hanging out with friends and finding a job. On June 1, she went to a friend of a friend's house party. More >>
  • Miss. has 1 new cases of mosquito-borne virus

    Miss. has 1 new cases of mosquito-borne virus

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:03:34 GMT
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new human case of chikungunya virus.More >>
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new human case of chikungunya virus.More >>
  • Facebook Graveyard: Families Seek Entry Into Digital Lives of the Dead

    Facebook Graveyard: Families Seek Entry Into Digital Lives of the Dead

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:55:33 GMT
    (NBC) -- More dearly departed are leaving behind ghostly social-media personas, but a new legal push aims to help families access locked Facebook pages and emails to unplug their loved ones — for good.A national lawyers group has drafted a fresh road map for lawmakers across the nation that, if enacted by individual states, would change how survivors gain entry to the “digital assets” of the dead — potentially detouring the age-old, legal blockades used by various social sites.The plan, passe...More >>
    (NBC) -- More dearly departed are leaving behind ghostly social-media personas, but a new legal push aims to help families access locked Facebook pages and emails to unplug their loved ones — for good.A national lawyers group has drafted a fresh road map for lawmakers across the nation that, if enacted by individual states, would change how survivors gain entry to the “digital assets” of the dead — potentially detouring the age-old, legal blockades used by various social sites.The plan, passe...More >>
  • Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

    Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:48:05 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack.More >>
    BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack.More >>
  • Albuquerque Police Look for More Homeless Beating Victims

    Albuquerque Police Look for More Homeless Beating Victims

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:40:29 GMT
    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (NBC) -- The vicious beating death of two homeless home in Albuquerque, New Mexico — allegedly by three teenagers who claim to have assaulted 50 vagrants in a few months — has detectives trying to track down other victims.A police spokesman said Monday that investigators are reviewing unsolved homicides and an outreach team is asking transients if they heard about any attacks that may not have been reported, Officer Simon Drobik told NBC News."Because of the nature of ...More >>
    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (NBC) -- The vicious beating death of two homeless home in Albuquerque, New Mexico — allegedly by three teenagers who claim to have assaulted 50 vagrants in a few months — has detectives trying to track down other victims.A police spokesman said Monday that investigators are reviewing unsolved homicides and an outreach team is asking transients if they heard about any attacks that may not have been reported, Officer Simon Drobik told NBC News."Because of the nature of ...More >>
  • Rory McIlroy's dad wins big on 10-year-old bet on son

    Rory McIlroy's dad wins big on 10-year-old bet on son

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:37:00 GMT
    HOYLAKE, England (CBS) -- Rory McIlroy was not the only winner at the British Openon Sunday.The BBC said McIlroy's father, Gerry, and one of his friends placed a combined bet of 400 pounds (now $680) in 2004 on McIlroy winning the British Open before he turned 26.McIlroy was 15 at the time of the wager and is now 25.Jessica Bridge, spokeswoman for bookmakers Ladbrokes, told the BBC: "Nine out of 10 times, these bets come to nothing, but on this occasion the punters definitely knew more than w...More >>
    HOYLAKE, England (CBS) -- Rory McIlroy was not the only winner at the British Openon Sunday.The BBC said McIlroy's father, Gerry, and one of his friends placed a combined bet of 400 pounds (now $680) in 2004 on McIlroy winning the British Open before he turned 26.McIlroy was 15 at the time of the wager and is now 25.Jessica Bridge, spokeswoman for bookmakers Ladbrokes, told the BBC: "Nine out of 10 times, these bets come to nothing, but on this occasion the punters definitely knew more than w...More >>
  • Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia

    Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:30:56 GMT
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who are in Ukraine, Malaysia's prime minister said early Tuesday.More >>
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who are in Ukraine, Malaysia's prime minister said early Tuesday.More >>
  • Turkey declares 3-day mourning over Gaza

    Turkey declares 3-day mourning over Gaza

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:18:14 GMT
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's government announced a three-day period of national mourning, starting on Tuesday, in a show of solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.Speaking to reporters after a Cabinet meeting Monday, Deputy Bulent Arinc voiced concern over the increasing Palestinian civilian death toll and said Turkey was supporting efforts for a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel.More >>
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's government announced a three-day period of national mourning, starting on Tuesday, in a show of solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.Speaking to reporters after a Cabinet meeting Monday, Deputy Bulent Arinc voiced concern over the increasing Palestinian civilian death toll and said Turkey was supporting efforts for a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel.More >>
  • 97-year-old says he was kicked out of retirement home for playing music

    97-year-old says he was kicked out of retirement home for playing music

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:03:27 GMT
    NAPA, Calif. (CBS News) -- A 97-year-old North Bay man with a talent for music said he was evicted from the retirement center in Napa where he lived. More >>
    NAPA, Calif. (CBS News) -- A 97-year-old North Bay man with a talent for music said he was evicted from the retirement center in Napa where he lived. More >>
  • A pay raise 4 times a year?

    A pay raise 4 times a year?

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:02:24 GMT
    (CBS News) - Would you rather get a $5,000 pay raise immediately or have it dribbled out over the course of a year?More >>
    (CBS News) - Would you rather get a $5,000 pay raise immediately or have it dribbled out over the course of a year?More >>
  • Plastic "trash islands" forming in ocean garbage patch

    Plastic "trash islands" forming in ocean garbage patch

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:55:49 GMT
    (CBS News) - After returning from the Transpacific Yacht Race -- an annual sailboat race from Los Angeles to Honolulu -- in 1997, Capt. Charles Moore was guiding his boat through the doldrums when he noticed some plastic debris floating in the water.More >>
    (CBS News) - After returning from the Transpacific Yacht Race -- an annual sailboat race from Los Angeles to Honolulu -- in 1997, Capt. Charles Moore was guiding his boat through the doldrums when he noticed some plastic debris floating in the water.More >>
  • Black-and-white stripes are the new orange

    Black-and-white stripes are the new orange

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:56:28 GMT
    SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture.More >>
    SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture.More >>
  • Police: 25-pound boy nearly starved, beaten by family

    Police: 25-pound boy nearly starved, beaten by family

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:47:02 GMT
    (CNN) -- A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and weighed only 25 pounds when he arrived at a hospital, authorities said. The boy sometimes ate insects he caught on his porch.More >>
    (CNN) -- A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and weighed only 25 pounds when he arrived at a hospital, authorities said. The boy sometimes ate insects he caught on his porch.More >>
  • 19 injured when Texas prison roof collapses

    19 injured when Texas prison roof collapses

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:46:06 GMT
    (CNN) -- Nineteen inmates were injured when a roof of a private prison collapsed Saturday near Lufkin, Texas, fire officials said.More >>
    (CNN) -- Nineteen inmates were injured when a roof of a private prison collapsed Saturday near Lufkin, Texas, fire officials said.More >>
  • New York man dies after chokehold by police

    New York man dies after chokehold by police

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:45:01 GMT
    (CNN) -- Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him. More >>
    (CNN) -- Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him. More >>
  • Remains found in Mexico identified as those of missing American

    Remains found in Mexico identified as those of missing American

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:44:01 GMT
    (CNN) -- Human remains found in two plastic bags near a beach in southwestern Mexico have been identified as those of Harry Devert, a New Yorker who left his job as a trader in finance for atranscontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America, Mexican authorities said.More >>
    (CNN) -- Human remains found in two plastic bags near a beach in southwestern Mexico have been identified as those of Harry Devert, a New Yorker who left his job as a trader in finance for atranscontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America, Mexican authorities said.More >>
  • 5,000 gallons of diesel spill after 2 trains collide in Wisconsin

    5,000 gallons of diesel spill after 2 trains collide in Wisconsin

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:42:14 GMT
    (CNN) -- Two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin on Sunday night, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill, a fire official said.More >>
    (CNN) -- Two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin on Sunday night, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill, a fire official said.More >>
  • Access to crash site improving, European monitors say

    Access to crash site improving, European monitors say

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:40:41 GMT
    Grabove, Ukraine (CNN) -- Pro-Russian rebels at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have granted European monitors and experts nearly "unfettered access" to wreckage Monday, according to a spokesman for Security and Co-operation in Europe.More >>
    Grabove, Ukraine (CNN) -- Pro-Russian rebels at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have granted European monitors and experts nearly "unfettered access" to wreckage Monday, according to a spokesman for Security and Co-operation in Europe.More >>
  • Florida jury awards $23.6 billion to widow in smoking lawsuit

    Florida jury awards $23.6 billion to widow in smoking lawsuit

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:09:06 GMT
    (CNN) -- A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.More >>
    (CNN) -- A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.More >>
  • First moonwalk was 45 years ago

    First moonwalk was 45 years ago

    Sunday, July 20 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-07-20 20:28:25 GMT
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fl. (AP) -- It was 45 years ago July 20 that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon.More >>
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fl. (AP) -- It was 45 years ago July 20 that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon.
    More >>
  • Actor James Garner dies at age 86

    Actor James Garner dies at age 86

    Sunday, July 20 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-07-20 19:20:23 GMT
    LOS ANGELES, Ca. (NBC News) -- Los Angeles police have confirmed that actor James Garner passed away Saturday night.More >>
    LOS ANGELES, Ca. (NBC News) -- Los Angeles police have confirmed that actor James Garner passed away Saturday night.More >>
  • McAllister refunds campaign contributions from former staff member

    McAllister refunds campaign contributions from former staff member

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:41:18 GMT
     LOUISIANA (KALB News Channel 5) - The Committee to Elect Vance McAllister has refunded more than $5,000 to the female staff member he was caught kissing in a surveillance video, and another $5,000 to the staffer's husband, according to a July quarterly report the committee filed with the Federal Election Commission.More >>
     LOUISIANA (KALB News Channel 5) - The Committee to Elect Vance McAllister has refunded more than $5,000 to the female staff member he was caught kissing in a surveillance video, and another $5,000 to the staffer's husband, according to a July quarterly report the committee filed with the Federal Election Commission.
    More >>
  • Cheating alleged in US nuclear missile force

    Cheating alleged in US nuclear missile force

    Thursday, January 16 2014 10:03 AM EST2014-01-16 15:03:41 GMT
    By ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - In what may be the biggest such scandal in Air Force history, 34 officers entrusted with land-based nuclear missiles have been pulledMore >>
    By ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - In what may be the biggest such scandal in Air Force history, 34 officers entrusted with land-based nuclear missiles have been pulledMore >>
  • Durango added to Jeep Grand Cherokee fire probe

    Durango added to Jeep Grand Cherokee fire probe

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 11:06 AM EST2014-01-14 16:06:07 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are adding the Dodge Durango to an investigation of ceiling fires in Jeep Grand Cherokees. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe nowMore >>
    DETROIT (AP) - U.S. safety regulators are adding the Dodge Durango to an investigation of ceiling fires in Jeep Grand Cherokees. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe nowMore >>
  • A-Rod sues MLB, union to overturn drug ban

    A-Rod sues MLB, union to overturn drug ban

    Monday, January 13 2014 5:01 PM EST2014-01-13 22:01:37 GMT
    By RONALD BLUM and LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by anMore >>
    By RONALD BLUM and LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by anMore >>
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