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  • Woman settles with TSA over breast milk incident

    Woman settles with TSA over breast milk incident

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:33:52 GMT
    PHOENIX, Ariz. (CBS News) - A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration.SMore >>
    PHOENIX, Ariz. (CBS News) - A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration.SMore >>
  • Ohio women held captive want Joan Rivers to apologize

    Ohio women held captive want Joan Rivers to apologize

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:31:34 GMT
    CLEVELAND, Ohio. (CBS News)- Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.More >>
    CLEVELAND, Ohio. (CBS News)- Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.More >>
  • Man leaves $1,000 tip for dog's surgery

    Man leaves $1,000 tip for dog's surgery

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:27:35 GMT
    (CNN) -- Good people, not to mention good tippers, do exist. Christina Summitt knows that for sure now after what happened Saturday night.More >>
    (CNN) -- Good people, not to mention good tippers, do exist. Christina Summitt knows that for sure now after what happened Saturday night.More >>
  • Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list

    Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:24:51 GMT
    (CNN) -- The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor.More >>
    (CNN) -- The secret list was part of an elaborate scheme designed by Veterans Affairs managers in Phoenix who were trying to hide that 1,400 to 1,600 sick veterans were forced to wait months to see a doctor.More >>
  • Why the U.S. middle class is falling behind Canada’s

    Why the U.S. middle class is falling behind Canada’s

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:27:04 GMT
    (CBS News) - The economic backbone of the U.S. -- its middle class -- has lost ground over the past decade, thanks to wage stagnation and a greater distribution of wealth going to top earners.More >>
    (CBS News) - The economic backbone of the U.S. -- its middle class -- has lost ground over the past decade, thanks to wage stagnation and a greater distribution of wealth going to top earners.More >>
  • U.S. soldier accused of gunning down unarmed teens in Iraq

    U.S. soldier accused of gunning down unarmed teens in Iraq

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:20:19 GMT
    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (CBS News) -- The two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a grove where a U.S. Army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago. More >>
    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (CBS News) -- The two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a grove where a U.S. Army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago. More >>
  • Remains of deadly 1888 shipwreck located in San Francisco Bay

    Remains of deadly 1888 shipwreck located in San Francisco Bay

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:19:05 GMT
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (CBS News) -- The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists.More >>
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (CBS News) -- The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists.More >>
  • Extreme heat in Texas prisons killing inmates

    Extreme heat in Texas prisons killing inmates

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:16:14 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBS News) - A new report suggests that Texas prisons get so hot in the summer that they actually become dangerous to inmates, violating their human rights, according to the Houston Chronicle.More >>
    ?AUSTIN, Texas (CBS News) - A new report suggests that Texas prisons get so hot in the summer that they actually become dangerous to inmates, violating their human rights, according to the Houston Chronicle.More >>
  • For teen drivers, rowdy friends may be more dangerous than phones

    For teen drivers, rowdy friends may be more dangerous than phones

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:14:44 GMT
    (CBS News) - Teen drivers distracted by passengers' loud talking and fooling around are more likely to be involved in serious incidents than those distracted by technology such as cell phones, according to a new study.More >>
    (CBS News) - Teen drivers distracted by passengers' loud talking and fooling around are more likely to be involved in serious incidents than those distracted by technology such as cell phones, according to a new study.More >>
  • Ex-priest stole $300K and could face up to 20 years in prison

    Ex-priest stole $300K and could face up to 20 years in prison

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:13:23 GMT
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS News) - A priest who was the former leader of one of America's top clergy treatment centers was sentenced Wednesday to serve at least four years in prison for stealing $300,000 from a hospital, a dead priest's estate, and the state's Roman Catholic bishop.More >>
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS News) - A priest who was the former leader of one of America's top clergy treatment centers was sentenced Wednesday to serve at least four years in prison for stealing $300,000 from a hospital, a dead priest's estate, and the state's Roman Catholic bishop.More >>
  • NOPD Officer arrested, facing 38 child pornography charges

    NOPD Officer arrested, facing 38 child pornography charges

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:58:45 GMT
    Mandeville, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) — A New Orleans Police Department officer has been put behind bars for possessing child pornography, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.
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    Mandeville, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) — A New Orleans Police Department officer has been put behind bars for possessing child pornography, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.
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  • Globe had 4th hottest March; US cooler than normal

    Globe had 4th hottest March; US cooler than normal

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:38:21 GMT
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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal forecasters calculated that for most of the Earth, last month was one of the hottest Marchs on record - except in the United States.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal forecasters calculated that for most of the Earth, last month was one of the hottest Marchs on record - except in the United States.
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  • Scientists watch enormous Antarctic iceberg drift

    Scientists watch enormous Antarctic iceberg drift

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:36:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/NASA). This combination of Dec. 10, 2013, left, and March 11, 2014 photos provided by NASA shows a large iceberg separating from the Pine Island Glacier and traveling across Pine Island Bay in Antarctica.(AP Photo/NASA). This combination of Dec. 10, 2013, left, and March 11, 2014 photos provided by NASA shows a large iceberg separating from the Pine Island Glacier and traveling across Pine Island Bay in Antarctica.
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists are watching an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam as it slowly moves away from an Antarctic glacier.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists are watching an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam as it slowly moves away from an Antarctic glacier.More >>
  • El Nino could bring more record-breaking weather to U.S.

    El Nino could bring more record-breaking weather to U.S.

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:22 GMT
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    (CBS News) A giant El Nino is expected this year, new weather models predict. It threatens to change weather patterns around the world, affecting billions of people.More >>
    (CBS News) A giant El Nino is expected this year, new weather models predict. It threatens to change weather patterns around the world, affecting billions of people.
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  • Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

    Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:25:15 GMT
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    NEW YORK (AP) - To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled.
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  • Wisc. Autistic teen uses art to express himself

    Wisc. Autistic teen uses art to express himself

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:47:36 GMT
    (NBC News) A Wisconsin teenager who uses artwork to speak to the world is getting national attention.We first introduced you to 18 year-old Jake Schindler, a year ago, when he donated his paintings to the Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie.More >>
    (NBC News) A Wisconsin teenager who uses artwork to speak to the world is getting national attention.We first introduced you to 18 year-old Jake Schindler, a year ago, when he donated his paintings to the Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie.More >>
  • Teacher accused of not allowing child to read Bible

    Teacher accused of not allowing child to read Bible

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:46:34 GMT
    HOUSTON, Texas (NBC News) - A Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District teacher in Houston, Texas is being accused of telling an elementary school student she can't read the Bible in school and is not even allowed to bring the Bible to school.More >>
    HOUSTON, Texas (NBC News) - A Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District teacher in Houston, Texas is being accused of telling an elementary school student she can't read the Bible in school and is not even allowed to bring the Bible to school.More >>
  • Caught on Camera: Teachers abusing students

    Caught on Camera: Teachers abusing students

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:37:01 GMT
    (NBC News) - From a heavy handed slap that knocks the special needs student out of his seat, to a series of hits on the head for another child on the floor. In just four days Ms. "J" says she recorded more abuse than she could bear in her Atlanta classroom.More >>
    (NBC News) - From a heavy handed slap that knocks the special needs student out of his seat, to a series of hits on the head for another child on the floor. In just four days Ms. "J" says she recorded more abuse than she could bear in her Atlanta classroom.More >>
  • Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102

    Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:03:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2013 file photo, Conrado Marrero, the world's oldest living former Major League Baseball player, poses for a photo on his 102 birthday at his home in Havana, Cuba.(AP Photo/Franklin Reyes, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2013 file photo, Conrado Marrero, the world's oldest living former Major League Baseball player, poses for a photo on his 102 birthday at his home in Havana, Cuba.
    HAVANA (AP) - Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died, his grandson said. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.More >>
    HAVANA (AP) - Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died, his grandson said. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
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  • Procter & Gamble 3Q net income up on cost cuts

    Procter & Gamble 3Q net income up on cost cuts

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:47:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File). FILE - This Aug. 2, 2010, file photo, shows the Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters building in Cincinnati.(AP Photo/Al Behrman, File). FILE - This Aug. 2, 2010, file photo, shows the Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters building in Cincinnati.
    NEW YORK (AP) - Procter & Gamble's fiscal third-quarter net income rose 2 percent as it cut costs to offset sluggish sales in categories like beauty and family products.More >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Procter & Gamble's fiscal third-quarter net income rose 2 percent as it cut costs to offset sluggish sales in categories like beauty and family products.
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  • Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

    Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:55:19 GMT
    (AP Photo) Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh and senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad meet in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo) Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh and senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad meet in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday agreed to form a unity government and hold new elections, making a new attempt to overcome a seven-year split that has left them divided between two governments.More >>
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday agreed to form a unity government and hold new elections, making a new attempt to overcome a seven-year split that has left them divided between two governments.More >>
  • 2 beaten to death in Houston nursing home

    2 beaten to death in Houston nursing home

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:07:03 GMT
    HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with the armrest of his wheelchair. More >>
    HOUSTON, Texas (AP) - A resident of a Houston nursing home is accused of beating two of his roommates to death with the armrest of his wheelchair. More >>
  • Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

    Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:03:15 GMT
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.More >>
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.More >>
  • Georgia governor signs gun law

    Georgia governor signs gun law

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:00:05 GMT
    Ellijay, Georgia (CNN)-- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which opponents have nicknamed the "guns everywhere bill" -- specifies where Georgia residents can carry weapons. More >>
    Ellijay, Georgia (CNN)-- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.House Bill 60, or the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 -- which opponents have nicknamed the "guns everywhere bill" -- specifies where Georgia residents can carry weapons. More >>
  • Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

    Wellness programs grow more popular with employers

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:06:11 GMT
    (AP) That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul.More companies are starting or expanding wellness programs that aim to reduce their medical costs by improving their employees' health. They're asking workers to take physical exams, complete detailed health assessments and focus on controlling conditions such as diabetes. Along...More >>
    (AP) That little voice nagging you to put down the cake and lace up the running shoes is increasingly coming from your employer and is likely to grow louder with a looming change under the federal health care overhaul.More companies are starting or expanding wellness programs that aim to reduce their medical costs by improving their employees' health. They're asking workers to take physical exams, complete detailed health assessments and focus on controlling conditions such as diabetes. Along...More >>
  • Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

    Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:00:18 GMT
    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas judge has granted a request to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.More >>
    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas judge has granted a request to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.More >>
  • First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

    First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:59:19 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.More >>
  • HBO shows coming to Amazon ... not Netflix

    HBO shows coming to Amazon ... not Netflix

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:09:34 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Non-HBO subscribers will soon be able to watch some of the network's old TV shows, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," on Amazon Prime's streaming video service.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Non-HBO subscribers will soon be able to watch some of the network's old TV shows, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," on Amazon Prime's streaming video service.More >>
  • Man attempts robbery with a potato

    Man attempts robbery with a potato

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:52:24 GMT
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (NBC News) Police in Providence, Rhode Island say a man carrying a potato tried to rob two businesses Monday."He said, 'I need the money, money.' I said, 'Take it easy. I give you the money. Don't worry,'" Anna Jung said.More >>
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (NBC News) Police in Providence, Rhode Island say a man carrying a potato tried to rob two businesses Monday."He said, 'I need the money, money.' I said, 'Take it easy. I give you the money. Don't worry,'" Anna Jung said.More >>
  • Officials not "excited" about possible debris in Australia

    Officials not "excited" about possible debris in Australia

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:49:13 GMT
    (CBS News) - As officials leading the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet prepared to focus their efforts deeper into the Indian Ocean, it emerged Wednesday that possible debris from an airplane had been spotted on the southwest Australian coast.More >>
    (CBS News) - As officials leading the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet prepared to focus their efforts deeper into the Indian Ocean, it emerged Wednesday that possible debris from an airplane had been spotted on the southwest Australian coast.More >>
  • "You're dead," Minn. homeowner told teen burglar

    "You're dead," Minn. homeowner told teen burglar

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:47:11 GMT
    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (CBS News) - Jurors heard an audio recording Tuesday of the moments when two teenagers were fatally shot by a Minnesota homeowner who says he feared for his life after several previous break-ins.More >>
    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (CBS News) - Jurors heard an audio recording Tuesday of the moments when two teenagers were fatally shot by a Minnesota homeowner who says he feared for his life after several previous break-ins.More >>
  • Mummified remains ID'd, dead man's daughter arrested

    Mummified remains ID'd, dead man's daughter arrested

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:43:45 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (CBS News) - Almost four months after a man's mummified remains were found inside a Lexington storage unit, police have arrested the man's daughter for allegedly stealing his Social Security checks, reports CBS affiliate WKYT.More >>
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (CBS News) - Almost four months after a man's mummified remains were found inside a Lexington storage unit, police have arrested the man's daughter for allegedly stealing his Social Security checks, reports CBS affiliate WKYT.More >>
  • Wrigley Field celebrates 100th birthday

    Wrigley Field celebrates 100th birthday

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:40:57 GMT
    (CBS News) - One of baseball's grand cathedrals celebrates a century today. Wrigley Field, home of those lovable losers, the Chicago Cubs, turns 100. More >>
    (CBS News) - One of baseball's grand cathedrals celebrates a century today. Wrigley Field, home of those lovable losers, the Chicago Cubs, turns 100. More >>
  • Now, even boomers are moving back in with mom and dad

    Now, even boomers are moving back in with mom and dad

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:37:09 GMT
    (CBS News) - Baby boomers, who railed against parental authority in their youth, are increasingly turning to their parents for help with financial problems in their older years.More >>
    (CBS News) - Baby boomers, who railed against parental authority in their youth, are increasingly turning to their parents for help with financial problems in their older years.More >>
  • Oops! NYPD Twitter outreach is epic fail

    Oops! NYPD Twitter outreach is epic fail

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:32:44 GMT
    NEW YORK (CBS News) -- A New York Police Department social media effort backfired horribly Tuesday when Twitter users began posting photos of apparent police brutality.More >>
    NEW YORK (CBS News) -- A New York Police Department social media effort backfired horribly Tuesday when Twitter users began posting photos of apparent police brutality.More >>
  • Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

    Buffalo Bills Will Pay Up to $3M to Settle Text-Messaging Lawsuit

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:21:57 GMT
    (CNN) - In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. More >>
    (CNN) - In 2014, Buffalo Bills starting quarterback EJ Manuel will cost the team $2.02 million against their cap. More >>
  • Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency

    Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:17:57 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -The IRS was in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues themselves.More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -The IRS was in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues themselves.More >>
  • First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger, not crew, coast guard says

    First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger, not crew, coast guard says

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:34:53 GMT
    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- The first distress call from the ferry Sewol came not from the crew, but from a boy who used a cell phone to contact emergency services from aboard the sinking ship.More >>
    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- The first distress call from the ferry Sewol came not from the crew, but from a boy who used a cell phone to contact emergency services from aboard the sinking ship.More >>
  • Stowaway teen says he was trying to see mother in Somalia, official says

    Stowaway teen says he was trying to see mother in Somalia, official says

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:34:50 GMT
    (CNN)-- A 15-year-old boy who survived a flight from California to Hawaii by hitching a ride in the plane's wheel well said he was trying to get to Somalia to see his mother, a law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.More >>
    ?(CNN)-- A 15-year-old boy who survived a flight from California to Hawaii by hitching a ride in the plane's wheel well said he was trying to get to Somalia to see his mother, a law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.More >>
  • An electric car could cost you less than you think

    An electric car could cost you less than you think

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:31:17 GMT
    (CBS News) - As we celebrate Earth Day with gasoline prices rising again, you might want to consider whether an electric car could work for you.More >>
    (CBS News) - As we celebrate Earth Day with gasoline prices rising again, you might want to consider whether an electric car could work for you.More >>
  • Ohio man must pay $489,000 for false call

    Ohio man must pay $489,000 for false call

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:23:10 GMT
    CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution.More >>
    CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution.More >>
  • Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season

    Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:37:04 GMT
    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Most Sherpa mountain climbers have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said Tuesday, confirming a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the 16 lives lost in Everest's deadliest disaster.More >>
    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Most Sherpa mountain climbers have decided to leave Mount Everest, a guide said Tuesday, confirming a walkout certain to disrupt a climbing season that was already marked by grief over the 16 lives lost in Everest's deadliest disaster.More >>
  • Fugitive killed in Oregon had 'moveable dungeon'

    Fugitive killed in Oregon had 'moveable dungeon'

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:22:58 GMT
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a man fatally shot by a Portland officer last month had been stalking young women in a van that he converted into a "moveable dungeon" with chains and handcuffs.More >>
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a man fatally shot by a Portland officer last month had been stalking young women in a van that he converted into a "moveable dungeon" with chains and handcuffs.More >>
  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit

    Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:20:20 GMT
    HONOLULU (AP) - A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.More >>
    HONOLULU (AP) - A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.More >>
  • FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

    FBI investigates suspected serial child molester

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:15:50 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.More >>
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked at 10 American and other international schools abroad for more than four decades before committing suicide last month in Minnesota.More >>
  • Gun silencer sales are booming

    Gun silencer sales are booming

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-04-22 20:10:33 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Sales are booming for silencers, the cylindrical devices used to muffle gunfire.The civilian market for silencers soared 37% in 2013, when the total number shot up to nearly a half a million, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives registry. That's compared to 360,000 in 2012 and 285,000 in 2011.Silencers are so popular that there's a nine-month wait to have a registration approved by the ATF, according to Ben Shim, a certified firearms instru...More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Sales are booming for silencers, the cylindrical devices used to muffle gunfire.The civilian market for silencers soared 37% in 2013, when the total number shot up to nearly a half a million, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives registry. That's compared to 360,000 in 2012 and 285,000 in 2011.Silencers are so popular that there's a nine-month wait to have a registration approved by the ATF, according to Ben Shim, a certified firearms instru...More >>
  • Local Michaels store among those affected by security breach

    Local Michaels store among those affected by security breach

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:33:10 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.The news comes three months after the nation's largest crafts chain told customers it learned of a possible hack. It's been investigating since then.Some customers' credit and debit card numbers as well as expiration dates were compromised, but the company said there is no evidence that information such as a customers' names or PINs were stolen.The br...More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.The news comes three months after the nation's largest crafts chain told customers it learned of a possible hack. It's been investigating since then.Some customers' credit and debit card numbers as well as expiration dates were compromised, but the company said there is no evidence that information such as a customers' names or PINs were stolen.The br...More >>
  • Family sues N.J. school district over Pledge of Allegiance

    Family sues N.J. school district over Pledge of Allegiance

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:40:35 GMT
    FREEHOLD, N.J. (CBS News) -- A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children.More >>
    FREEHOLD, N.J. (CBS News) -- A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children.More >>
  • Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital

    Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:18:39 GMT
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.When Christopher Lewis of North Charleston, S.C., refilled his drink without paying Wednesday, a federal police officer gave him a ticket.More >>
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.When Christopher Lewis of North Charleston, S.C., refilled his drink without paying Wednesday, a federal police officer gave him a ticket.More >>
  • Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

    Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:16:27 GMT
    YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.The York Dispatch reported Sunday that Nina Davuluri posted a statement on the Miss America Organization's Facebook page saying she contacted Central York High School to ask officials to rethink the three-day in-school suspension issued to 18-year-old Patrick Farves.Davuluri says her travel schedule will pr...More >>
    YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.The York Dispatch reported Sunday that Nina Davuluri posted a statement on the Miss America Organization's Facebook page saying she contacted Central York High School to ask officials to rethink the three-day in-school suspension issued to 18-year-old Patrick Farves.Davuluri says her travel schedule will pr...More >>
  • Texas teen killed in freak SUV accident

    Texas teen killed in freak SUV accident

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:49:41 GMT
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBS News) - A family is searching for answers after a teenage girl was killed after falling from a moving vehicle, CBS Dallas reported Monday.The incident occurred early Saturday after a group of friends had left a Dallas nightclub. Police said that 17-year-old Lelys Leyva-Monreal fell from the window of a moving SUV and was then struck by that vehicle.Friends and family members said that the group of friends -- including Leyva-Monreal and her boyfriend -- were driving home ...More >>
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBS News) - A family is searching for answers after a teenage girl was killed after falling from a moving vehicle, CBS Dallas reported Monday.The incident occurred early Saturday after a group of friends had left a Dallas nightclub. Police said that 17-year-old Lelys Leyva-Monreal fell from the window of a moving SUV and was then struck by that vehicle.Friends and family members said that the group of friends -- including Leyva-Monreal and her boyfriend -- were driving home ...More >>
  • Supreme Court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

    Supreme Court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:35:41 GMT
    (CBS News) -The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled by a 6-2 vote that Michigan voters had a right to ban affirmative action in their state via a ballot initiative.The case, referred to Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, reviewed a 2006 Michigan ballot initiative that bans the consideration of race or sex in public education, government contracting and public employment.The court struck down a ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which had said the Michigan initiative -...More >>
    (CBS News) -The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled by a 6-2 vote that Michigan voters had a right to ban affirmative action in their state via a ballot initiative.The case, referred to Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, reviewed a 2006 Michigan ballot initiative that bans the consideration of race or sex in public education, government contracting and public employment.The court struck down a ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which had said the Michigan initiative -...More >>
  • Marshal kills Utah gang defendant who rushed court witness, feds say

    Marshal kills Utah gang defendant who rushed court witness, feds say

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:32:50 GMT
    (CNN)-- A U.S. marshal fatally shot a defendant in a Utah federal courtroom Monday morning after he rushed at a witness as his trial began, officials said.Siale Angilau, an alleged gang member charged with racketeering conspiracy, was shot several times at a Salt Lake City federal courthouse after Angilau attacked someone who was on the witness stand, Judge Tena Campbell said in a court document about the incident.He later died at a hospital after being shot in the chest, the FBI said in a ne...More >>
    (CNN)-- A U.S. marshal fatally shot a defendant in a Utah federal courtroom Monday morning after he rushed at a witness as his trial began, officials said.Siale Angilau, an alleged gang member charged with racketeering conspiracy, was shot several times at a Salt Lake City federal courthouse after Angilau attacked someone who was on the witness stand, Judge Tena Campbell said in a court document about the incident.He later died at a hospital after being shot in the chest, the FBI said in a ne...More >>
  • Federal agency reverses approval of powdered alcohol

    Federal agency reverses approval of powdered alcohol

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:58:45 GMT
    (CBS News) - Earlier this month, the government approved a new product called Palcohol - just add water for an instant cocktail, or you can supposedly sprinkle it on your food."Nothing even close to this has been on the market in the recent past in the U.S., or ever," said attorney Robert Lehrman.Lehrman deals with the regulation of alcoholic beverages. His blog post about Palcohol created a major internet buzz.The products include powdered vodka and rum, as well as cosmo and lemon drop cockt...More >>
    (CBS News) - Earlier this month, the government approved a new product called Palcohol - just add water for an instant cocktail, or you can supposedly sprinkle it on your food."Nothing even close to this has been on the market in the recent past in the U.S., or ever," said attorney Robert Lehrman.Lehrman deals with the regulation of alcoholic beverages. His blog post about Palcohol created a major internet buzz.The products include powdered vodka and rum, as well as cosmo and lemon drop cockt...More >>
  • PG&E pleads not guilty in fatal pipeline blast

    PG&E pleads not guilty in fatal pipeline blast

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:04:02 GMT
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area.As survivors of the blast looked on, attorneys for California's largest utility entered the plea in federal court in San Francisco to 12 felony violations of federal pipeline safety laws.U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero noted prosecutors' re...More >>
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area.As survivors of the blast looked on, attorneys for California's largest utility entered the plea in federal court in San Francisco to 12 felony violations of federal pipeline safety laws.U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero noted prosecutors' re...More >>
  • High school student in hot water after asking Miss America to prom

    High school student in hot water after asking Miss America to prom

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-04-21 23:03:15 GMT
    (CBS News) - When a teenage boy asks a girl to the prom, the thing he usually fears is rejection - not suspension.Of course most teenage boys are not asking Miss America to the prom when she visits their high school. And they're certainly not doing it when expressly told not to.But that's exactly what happened with a high school senior in York, Penn.When 18-year-old Patrick Farves asked the reigning Miss America, Nina Davuluri, to the prom, her rejection was sweet. The school's response, not ...More >>
    (CBS News) - When a teenage boy asks a girl to the prom, the thing he usually fears is rejection - not suspension.Of course most teenage boys are not asking Miss America to the prom when she visits their high school. And they're certainly not doing it when expressly told not to.But that's exactly what happened with a high school senior in York, Penn.When 18-year-old Patrick Farves asked the reigning Miss America, Nina Davuluri, to the prom, her rejection was sweet. The school's response, not ...More >>
  • Many credit card users paying through the nose

    Many credit card users paying through the nose

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:56:11 GMT
    (CBS News) - Credit is cheap these days, unless you're talking about credit cards.The average credit card interest rate for people with fair credit is a whopping 21 percent, according to financial research firm CardHub. That was almost 4.5 percent higher than a year earlier.While interest rates for other types of loans, such as mortgages and auto loans, remain near historic lows, consumers haven't seen the same type of benefit when it comes to their credit cards. The reason? For one, credit c...More >>
    (CBS News) - Credit is cheap these days, unless you're talking about credit cards.The average credit card interest rate for people with fair credit is a whopping 21 percent, according to financial research firm CardHub. That was almost 4.5 percent higher than a year earlier.While interest rates for other types of loans, such as mortgages and auto loans, remain near historic lows, consumers haven't seen the same type of benefit when it comes to their credit cards. The reason? For one, credit c...More >>
  • Chicken tenders recall raises same concerns as hot dog alert

    Chicken tenders recall raises same concerns as hot dog alert

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:55:12 GMT
    (CBS News) - Prime Pak Foods is recalling 24,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken tenders due to incomplete ingredient labels. The company, based in Gaineville, Ga., said the breaded chicken products contain eggs and wheat, two known allergens that are not listed on the packages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Services announced the recall on April 19.A food safety inspector from the USDA detected the mislabeling of the products, which was then brought to the at...More >>
    (CBS News) - Prime Pak Foods is recalling 24,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken tenders due to incomplete ingredient labels. The company, based in Gaineville, Ga., said the breaded chicken products contain eggs and wheat, two known allergens that are not listed on the packages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Services announced the recall on April 19.A food safety inspector from the USDA detected the mislabeling of the products, which was then brought to the at...More >>
  • Ex-NYPD cop charged with fatally shooting wife

    Ex-NYPD cop charged with fatally shooting wife

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:53:36 GMT
    NEW YORK (CBS News) - A former New York City Police officer is charged with fatally shooting his wife in the couple's Queens home over the weekend while their children were there.Police said Sunday that 43-year-old Kevin Canty is charged with second-degree murder and criminal use of a firearm. Police said officers responding to his residence in the Ozone Park section at 11 a.m. Saturday found his 40-year-old wife, Jessica, with multiple gunshot wounds to her stomach. She was declared dead whe...More >>
    NEW YORK (CBS News) - A former New York City Police officer is charged with fatally shooting his wife in the couple's Queens home over the weekend while their children were there.Police said Sunday that 43-year-old Kevin Canty is charged with second-degree murder and criminal use of a firearm. Police said officers responding to his residence in the Ozone Park section at 11 a.m. Saturday found his 40-year-old wife, Jessica, with multiple gunshot wounds to her stomach. She was declared dead whe...More >>
  • Man dies after being shot at federal courthouse

    Man dies after being shot at federal courthouse

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:23:08 GMT
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    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A defendant died after being shot by a U.S. marshal on Monday during an attack on a witness during a trial in a new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City, the FBI said.More >>
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A defendant died after being shot by a U.S. marshal on Monday during an attack on a witness during a trial in a new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City, the FBI said.
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  • Rapides Symphony Orchestra to present final concert of season

    Rapides Symphony Orchestra to present final concert of season

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:16:44 GMT
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    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Rapides Symphony Orchestra to present Carmina BuranaMore >>
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) Rapides Symphony Orchestra to present Carmina BuranaMore >>
  • Shooting reported in mall parking lot near Atlanta

    Shooting reported in mall parking lot near Atlanta

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:57:14 GMT
    (AP) Police in suburban Atlanta say they're investigating the shooting of a woman in a mall parking lot.More >>
    (AP) Police in suburban Atlanta say they're investigating the shooting of a woman in a mall parking lot.
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  • DHS may limit deportations of illegal immigrants

    DHS may limit deportations of illegal immigrants

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:40:40 GMT
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    WASHINGTOn(CBS News) Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is considering limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally but without serious criminal records, according to the Associated Press.More >>
    WASHINGTOn(CBS News) Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is considering limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally but without serious criminal records, according to the Associated Press.More >>
  • Groups react to La. anti-sodomy law being upheld

    Groups react to La. anti-sodomy law being upheld

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:18:18 GMT
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana will remain one of a dozen states that continue to prohibit sodomy, though a U.S. Supreme Court ruling struck down such laws a decade ago.More >>
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana will remain one of a dozen states that continue to prohibit sodomy, though a U.S. Supreme Court ruling struck down such laws a decade ago.More >>
  • Ohio Couple married for 70 years die just 15 hours apart

    Ohio Couple married for 70 years die just 15 hours apart

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-04-21 20:09:17 GMT
    (Felumlee family/AP Photo) Kenneth and Helen Felumlee pose for a photo nearly three years before their marriage in February 1944, in this September 1941 photo provided by Dick Felumlee.(Felumlee family/AP Photo) Kenneth and Helen Felumlee pose for a photo nearly three years before their marriage in February 1944, in this September 1941 photo provided by Dick Felumlee.
    NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.More >>
    NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.More >>
  • Bob Dole says US should send weapons to Ukraine

    Bob Dole says US should send weapons to Ukraine

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:40:21 GMT
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    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole says the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukraine to help it resist Russia's moves on its territory and to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a strong message.More >>
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole says the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukraine to help it resist Russia's moves on its territory and to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a strong message.More >>
  • US marshal shoots defendant in federal court

    US marshal shoots defendant in federal court

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:30:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Hugh Carey)(AP Photo/The Deseret News, Hugh Carey)
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A U.S. marshal shot and critically wounded a defendant on Monday in a new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City after the man rushed at a witness with a pen, authorities said.Defendant Siale Angilau, 24, was hospitalized with at least one chest wound, FBI spokesman Mark Dressen said. Under standard procedures, Angilau was not restrained in the courtroom, the FBI said.Perry Caldwell, who was in the courtroom with his adult daughter, said Angilau was shot several times as ...More >>
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A U.S. marshal shot and critically wounded a defendant on Monday in a new federal courthouse in Salt Lake City after the man rushed at a witness with a pen, authorities said.Defendant Siale Angilau, 24, was hospitalized with at least one chest wound, FBI spokesman Mark Dressen said. Under standard procedures, Angilau was not restrained in the courtroom, the FBI said.Perry Caldwell, who was in the courtroom with his adult daughter, said Angilau was shot several times as ...More >>
  • Michelle Obama: 'splurging is the key to life'

    Michelle Obama: 'splurging is the key to life'

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:20:07 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. More >>
  • Boy Scouts ban church that let gay man lead troop

    Boy Scouts ban church that let gay man lead troop

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:17:47 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership.More >>
    SEATTLE (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership.
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  • As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

    As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:08:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File).
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.Many of them now are officers in the Army with multiple combat deployments under their belts. More >>
    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.Many of them now are officers in the Army with multiple combat deployments under their belts. More >>
  • American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

    American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-04-21 19:05:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
    BOSTON (AP) - "The Star-Spangled Banner" played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.More >>
    BOSTON (AP) - "The Star-Spangled Banner" played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.More >>
  • Ukraine claims photos prove Russian special forces in eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine claims photos prove Russian special forces in eastern Ukraine

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:48:37 GMT
    (CBS News) - Ukraine's government has handed photographs to allies in Europe and the U.S. to bolster its case that Russian special forces are operating in the eastern parts of the country amid Ukraine's escalating crisis-- something Russian President VladimirPutin has flatly denied.In an April 16 letter to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) from Ukraine's ambassador, the new administration in Kiev compiled several photos showing men identified as Russian special fo...More >>
    (CBS News) - Ukraine's government has handed photographs to allies in Europe and the U.S. to bolster its case that Russian special forces are operating in the eastern parts of the country amid Ukraine's escalating crisis-- something Russian President VladimirPutin has flatly denied.In an April 16 letter to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) from Ukraine's ambassador, the new administration in Kiev compiled several photos showing men identified as Russian special fo...More >>
  • Utah mom accused of killing newborns appears in court

    Utah mom accused of killing newborns appears in court

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:47:13 GMT
    PROVO, Utah (CBS News) - Megan Huntsman, the Utah mother accused of killing six of her newborns, appeared in court briefly Monday morning and a judge approved her request for a public defender, reports the Salt Lake Tribune.More >>
    PROVO, Utah (CBS News) - Megan Huntsman, the Utah mother accused of killing six of her newborns, appeared in court briefly Monday morning and a judge approved her request for a public defender, reports the Salt Lake Tribune.More >>
  • Texas boy, 8, buys smoke detectors instead of PS4

    Texas boy, 8, buys smoke detectors instead of PS4

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:46:57 GMT
    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (CBS News) - An 8-year-old Texas boy had been saving for months to buy a new PlayStation 4, but a local tragedy changed his mind.A mother and her 6-year-old child were killed by a fire nearby, and the story had a real impact on Hector Montoya. So he took the $300 he had saved and spent the money on smoke detectors."Saving a life is more important," Montoya said.With the help of the Grand Prarie Fire Department, he installed more than 100 smoke detectors, mostly in the hom...More >>
    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (CBS News) - An 8-year-old Texas boy had been saving for months to buy a new PlayStation 4, but a local tragedy changed his mind.A mother and her 6-year-old child were killed by a fire nearby, and the story had a real impact on Hector Montoya. So he took the $300 he had saved and spent the money on smoke detectors."Saving a life is more important," Montoya said.With the help of the Grand Prarie Fire Department, he installed more than 100 smoke detectors, mostly in the hom...More >>
  • Death toll hits 87 in ferry sinking

    Death toll hits 87 in ferry sinking

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:46:54 GMT
    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday likened the actions of the captain and some crew members...
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    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday likened the actions of the captain and some crew members...
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  • Obamas host annual Easter Egg Roll

    Obamas host annual Easter Egg Roll

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:34:37 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama went 1-for-3 shooting basketballs at the White House Easter Egg Roll, an improvement over his 2013 performance, as he and first lady Michelle Obama applied a health and activity theme to the colorful annual springtime South Lawn ritual.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama went 1-for-3 shooting basketballs at the White House Easter Egg Roll, an improvement over his 2013 performance, as he and first lady Michelle Obama applied a health and activity theme to the colorful annual springtime South Lawn ritual.
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  • Apple offering free recycling of all used products

    Apple offering free recycling of all used products

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:14:57 GMT
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.More >>
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.More >>
  • Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings

    Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings

    Monday, April 21 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-04-21 18:01:22 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) - With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.More >>
    BOSTON (AP) - With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.
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  • Shooting reported at federal courthouse in Utah

    Shooting reported at federal courthouse in Utah

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 16:43:54 GMT
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney in Utah says a shooting has left at least one person injured at a federal courthouse in downtown Salt Lake City.Salt Lake City police were called to the U.S. District Court building about 9:45 a.m. Monday, and witnesses told the Salt Lake Tribune they saw someone carried out of the courthouse on a stretcher.U.S. attorney's office spokeswoman Melodie Rydalch said the shooting happened in connection with a gang-related trial.Rydalch didn...More >>
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney in Utah says a shooting has left at least one person injured at a federal courthouse in downtown Salt Lake City.Salt Lake City police were called to the U.S. District Court building about 9:45 a.m. Monday, and witnesses told the Salt Lake Tribune they saw someone carried out of the courthouse on a stretcher.U.S. attorney's office spokeswoman Melodie Rydalch said the shooting happened in connection with a gang-related trial.Rydalch didn...More >>
  • $100,000 income: Three very different tax bills

    $100,000 income: Three very different tax bills

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:16:43 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -There are a lot of differences between Queens, Topeka and Seattle.One that stands out: People making the same money in each of those places can face very different tax bills.CNNMoney asked the Tax Institute of HR Block to compare the combined federal, state and local income tax bill on a gross household income of $100,000 in each of the three cities.For a dual-earner married couple with two young children, the New York City borough of Queens would deliver the biggest tax ...More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -There are a lot of differences between Queens, Topeka and Seattle.One that stands out: People making the same money in each of those places can face very different tax bills.CNNMoney asked the Tax Institute of HR Block to compare the combined federal, state and local income tax bill on a gross household income of $100,000 in each of the three cities.For a dual-earner married couple with two young children, the New York City borough of Queens would deliver the biggest tax ...More >>
  • Many recalled GM cars won't be repaired

    Many recalled GM cars won't be repaired

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:14:22 GMT
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Owners of the 2.6 million General Motors cars with faulty ignition switches have started to get their cars repaired. But if history is any indication, there are likely to be hundreds of thousands of the cars that never get fixed.That's because roughly a third of all vehicles recalled by automakers are never brought to dealers.Experts say there are many reasons that people don't take advantage of free repairs for their cars. Many people believe the notices are junk mail so...More >>
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -Owners of the 2.6 million General Motors cars with faulty ignition switches have started to get their cars repaired. But if history is any indication, there are likely to be hundreds of thousands of the cars that never get fixed.That's because roughly a third of all vehicles recalled by automakers are never brought to dealers.Experts say there are many reasons that people don't take advantage of free repairs for their cars. Many people believe the notices are junk mail so...More >>
  • 'Incredible' -- teen apparently survives flight to Hawaii in landing gear

    'Incredible' -- teen apparently survives flight to Hawaii in landing gear

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:10:20 GMT
    (CNN) -- The first sign something was off was when the ground crew at Kahului Airport in Maui noticed a boy wandering the tarmac, dazed and confused.The story he told officials was even more incredible.More >>
    (CNN) -- The first sign something was off was when the ground crew at Kahului Airport in Maui noticed a boy wandering the tarmac, dazed and confused.The story he told officials was even more incredible.More >>
  • NYC cabbie accused of dodging $28,000 in tolls

    NYC cabbie accused of dodging $28,000 in tolls

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:02:35 GMT
    New York (CNN)-- A New York City taxi driver is charged with keeping more than $28,000 that should have gone to the Metropolitan Transit Authority in E-Z Pass toll fees over the past two years.Rodolfo Sanchez, 69, of Long Island City has been sneaking through toll plazas on the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge and Midtown Tunnel by "piggybacking," or tailgating cars directly in front of his cab, and slipping through the toll lane before the barrier came back down, according to Queens District Attorne...More >>
    New York (CNN)-- A New York City taxi driver is charged with keeping more than $28,000 that should have gone to the Metropolitan Transit Authority in E-Z Pass toll fees over the past two years.Rodolfo Sanchez, 69, of Long Island City has been sneaking through toll plazas on the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge and Midtown Tunnel by "piggybacking," or tailgating cars directly in front of his cab, and slipping through the toll lane before the barrier came back down, according to Queens District Attorne...More >>
  • Teen Stowaway Could Face Charges in California

    Teen Stowaway Could Face Charges in California

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:02:16 GMT
    HONOLULU (AP) - Police in San Jose, Calif., say they are reviewing whether charges are warranted against a 16-year-old boy who authorities say jumped a fence at San Jose's airport and stowed away aboard a Hawaii-bound flight. The FBI has said the boy got into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight at San Jose's airport on Sunday morning after running away from his family following an argument. He hopped down from the wheel well when the plane landed at the Maui airport and was seen wan...More >>
    HONOLULU (AP) - Police in San Jose, Calif., say they are reviewing whether charges are warranted against a 16-year-old boy who authorities say jumped a fence at San Jose's airport and stowed away aboard a Hawaii-bound flight. The FBI has said the boy got into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines flight at San Jose's airport on Sunday morning after running away from his family following an argument. He hopped down from the wheel well when the plane landed at the Maui airport and was seen wan...More >>
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, boxer wrongly convicted of murder, dies

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, boxer wrongly convicted of murder, dies

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:56:03 GMT
    (CNN) -- Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxing contender who spent 19 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of a triple murder, has died in Toronto, according to Win Wahrer, the director of client services for the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted.Carter, 76, died of complications from prostate cancer, Wahrer said."I always remember spending hours and hours with Rubin talking about the wrongful convictions," she told CNN. "He was a great mentor and teacher. I...More >>
    (CNN) -- Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxing contender who spent 19 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of a triple murder, has died in Toronto, according to Win Wahrer, the director of client services for the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted.Carter, 76, died of complications from prostate cancer, Wahrer said."I always remember spending hours and hours with Rubin talking about the wrongful convictions," she told CNN. "He was a great mentor and teacher. I...More >>
  • Car crashes through Florida church wall during Easter service

    Car crashes through Florida church wall during Easter service

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:54:35 GMT
    (CNN) -- A car crashed through the walls of a Fort Myers, Florida, church during Easter Service, injuring close to two dozen people, police said.Nearly 200 people were attending services at the Second Haitian Baptist Church on Sunday when the Lexus plowed into the building, police said.The driver of the car told police her brakes failed as she entered the church parking lot.Parishioners used vehicle jacks and brute force to lift the car to get to those trapped underneath, police said."We frea...More >>
    (CNN) -- A car crashed through the walls of a Fort Myers, Florida, church during Easter Service, injuring close to two dozen people, police said.Nearly 200 people were attending services at the Second Haitian Baptist Church on Sunday when the Lexus plowed into the building, police said.The driver of the car told police her brakes failed as she entered the church parking lot.Parishioners used vehicle jacks and brute force to lift the car to get to those trapped underneath, police said."We frea...More >>
  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs after packaging problem

    Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs after packaging problem

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:53:32 GMT
    (CNN) -- Kraft is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because packaging labels were incorrect, federal officials said Sunday.The Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners packages may have contained cheese dogs, officials said, but the packaging doesn't advise consumers that they contain milk, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement.The product labels "do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs," the statement...More >>
    (CNN) -- Kraft is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because packaging labels were incorrect, federal officials said Sunday.The Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners packages may have contained cheese dogs, officials said, but the packaging doesn't advise consumers that they contain milk, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement.The product labels "do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs," the statement...More >>
  • A prehistoric step: 9-year-old trods on 10,000-year-old mastodon tooth

    A prehistoric step: 9-year-old trods on 10,000-year-old mastodon tooth

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:38:04 GMT
    (CNN) -- Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.A 9-year-old Michigan boy stumbled across something -- literally -- that, it turns out, is a mastodon tooth."I was walking down at the creek last summer. I felt something that I stepped on so I picked it up and everybody in the neighborhood thought it was pretty cool," Philip Stoll told CNN on Friday.Philip Stoll to...More >>
    (CNN) -- Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.A 9-year-old Michigan boy stumbled across something -- literally -- that, it turns out, is a mastodon tooth."I was walking down at the creek last summer. I felt something that I stepped on so I picked it up and everybody in the neighborhood thought it was pretty cool," Philip Stoll told CNN on Friday.Philip Stoll to...More >>
  • Should college textbooks be free?

    Should college textbooks be free?

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:34:45 GMT
    (CNN)-- College student Caitlin Ryen works two jobs to support herself and pay tuition at South Florida Community College. When a new semester rolls around, that usually means choosing which textbooks to buy, or not buying any at all, she says.The 22-year-old caught a break this term when she found out her physics course materials were free. Instead of asking students to buy a textbook from a major publishing company, Ryen's professor assigned a free digital textbook that he customized for th...More >>
    (CNN)-- College student Caitlin Ryen works two jobs to support herself and pay tuition at South Florida Community College. When a new semester rolls around, that usually means choosing which textbooks to buy, or not buying any at all, she says.The 22-year-old caught a break this term when she found out her physics course materials were free. Instead of asking students to buy a textbook from a major publishing company, Ryen's professor assigned a free digital textbook that he customized for th...More >>
  • Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

    Country singer Kevin Sharp dies

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:44:37 GMT
    (CNN)-- Country singer Kevin Sharp has died from "complications due to cancer," his mother told CNN. He was 43.Sharp was diagnosed with cancer as a teenager. He was treated and the disease did not reoccur, but he had problems later in life because of the radiation and chemotherapy he underwent, Elaine Sharp said.She told CNN her son died Saturday night at her home in Fair Oaks, California."He had a good, strong heart," she said. "He's not hurting anymore."Sharp is perhaps best-known for his h...More >>
    (CNN)-- Country singer Kevin Sharp has died from "complications due to cancer," his mother told CNN. He was 43.Sharp was diagnosed with cancer as a teenager. He was treated and the disease did not reoccur, but he had problems later in life because of the radiation and chemotherapy he underwent, Elaine Sharp said.She told CNN her son died Saturday night at her home in Fair Oaks, California."He had a good, strong heart," she said. "He's not hurting anymore."Sharp is perhaps best-known for his h...More >>
  • 48 killed in attack on U.N. base

    48 killed in attack on U.N. base

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:39 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:39:07 GMT
    (CNN) -- Heavily armed militants staged an attack on a U.N. peacekeepers' base that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan on Thursday, killing at least 48 people and seriously injuring dozens more, aMore >>
    (CNN) -- Heavily armed militants staged an attack on a U.N. peacekeepers' base that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan on Thursday, killing at least 48 people and seriously injuring dozens more, a U.N. spokesman in the country said Friday.More >>
  • Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

    Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:30:34 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast. Months ago, the flu season seemed to be winding down. But health officials on Friday reported widespread flu-like illnesses in sixMore >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.More >>
  • Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules

    Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:21:49 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylumMore >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims.More >>
  • Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

    Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:12:01 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday. The "Nearby Friends" feature must be turnedMore >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.More >>
  • Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

    Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:03:55 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery. TheMore >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.More >>
  • US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

    US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:59:37 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting theMore >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.More >>
  • Two Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use

    Two Denver deaths tied to recreational marijuana use

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:49:15 GMT
    DENVER (CBS News) - This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegalMore >>
    DENVER (CBS News) - This week, two Denver deaths were linked to marijuana use, and while some details of the deaths have yet to emerge, they are the first ones on record to be associated with a once-illegal drug that Colorado voters legalized for recreational use, as of January 1, 2014.More >>
  • SpaceX launches supplies to space station

    SpaceX launches supplies to space station

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:44:35 GMT
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station. A SpaceX rocket blasted off Friday with 2½ tons of cargo, more than a month late. StormsMore >>
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station.More >>
  • Obama presents Navy with football trophy, again

    Obama presents Navy with football trophy, again

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:30:38 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Navy football team not only had to overcome tough opponents to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy this year but a government shutdown as well. The militaryMore >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Navy football team not only had to overcome tough opponents to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy this year but a government shutdown as well.More >>
  • American identifies cleric in US terrorism case

    American identifies cleric in US terrorism case

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:28:55 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - A Seattle man says an Egyptian cleric on trial in New York federal court on terrorism charges is the "very angry" imam he met in London years ago. David Smith identified Mustafa KamelMore >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - A Seattle man says an Egyptian cleric on trial in New York federal court on terrorism charges is the "very angry" imam he met in London years ago.More >>
  • Captain in ferry sinking charged, in custody

    Captain in ferry sinking charged, in custody

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:48:17 GMT
    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- [Breaking News Update, 2:31 p.m.] The captain of the sunken ferry in South Korea has been formally criminally charged and is in custody. Lee Joon Seok is charged with fiveMore >>
    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- [Breaking News Update, 2:31 p.m.]More >>
  • Suspect in KC-area highway shooting charged with 18 counts in 9 incidents

    Suspect in KC-area highway shooting charged with 18 counts in 9 incidents

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:40:47 GMT
    Kansas City, Missouri (CNN) -- [Breaking news alert, 2:21 p.m.] Mohammed Whitaker, suspect in the Kansas City-area highway shootings, is charged with 18 felony counts covering nine incidents, JacksonMore >>
    Kansas City, Missouri (CNN) -- [Breaking news alert, 2:21 p.m.]More >>
  • Algeria's ailing president, 77, wins 4th term

    Algeria's ailing president, 77, wins 4th term

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:24:33 GMT
    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81 percent of the vote, according to preliminary figures announced Friday by the Algerian government. HisMore >>
    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81 percent of the vote, according to preliminary figures announced Friday by the Algerian government.More >>
  • Pope Francis leads Good Friday service

    Pope Francis leads Good Friday service

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:23:13 GMT
    (CNN) -- Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar. Later Friday, he will take partMore >>
    (CNN) -- Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.More >>
  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:10:44 GMT
    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reportsMore >>
    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets.More >>
  • UT won't plug maroon bluebonnets after all

    UT won't plug maroon bluebonnets after all

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:13:18 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the University of Texas campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower. It's believed that Texas A&M prankstersMore >>
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the University of Texas campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower.More >>
  • Abortion doctors' admitting rights reinstated

    Abortion doctors' admitting rights reinstated

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:11:53 GMT
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A judge has temporarily reinstated admitting privileges to two abortion providers at a Dallas hospital that had stripped the doctors of those rights. Dr. Lamar Robinson and Dr. JasbirMore >>
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A judge has temporarily reinstated admitting privileges to two abortion providers at a Dallas hospital that had stripped the doctors of those rights.More >>
  • Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced

    Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:23:21 GMT
    CHICAGO (CBS News) - Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he awaits sentencing for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. Unbehaun's reasonMore >>
    CHICAGO (CBS News) - Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he awaits sentencing for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year.More >>
  • Fake child abductors didn't get our okay, Wash. police say

    Fake child abductors didn't get our okay, Wash. police say

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:22:35 GMT
    (CBS News) SEQUIM, Wash. - The individuals behind the fake kidnapping that was staged at a park in Sequim, Wash. on Saturday called 911 to tell authorities what they were planning just 3 to 4 minutes beforeMore >>
    (CBS News) SEQUIM, Wash. - The individuals behind the fake kidnapping that was staged at a park in Sequim, Wash. on Saturday called 911 to tell authorities what they were planning just 3 to 4 minutes before they put their plan into effect,More >>
  • No apologies from college head for asking how to be "not as white"

    No apologies from college head for asking how to be "not as white"

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:21:44 GMT
    (CBS News) - A controversial questionnaire is making the rounds on a university campus north of Seattle. It comes from the school's president. He is making no apologies, despite the backlash. WesternMore >>
    (CBS News) - A controversial questionnaire is making the rounds on a university campus north of Seattle. It comes from the school's president. He is making no apologies, despite the backlash.More >>
  • Anti-Semitic fliers in eastern Ukraine denounced

    Anti-Semitic fliers in eastern Ukraine denounced

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:04:57 GMT
    (CNN) -- U.S. officials Thursday denounced what one called a "grotesque" leaflet ordering Jews in one eastern Ukrainian city to register with a government office, but the Jewish community there dismissedMore >>
    (CNN) -- U.S. officials Thursday denounced what one called a "grotesque" leaflet ordering Jews in one eastern Ukrainian city to register with a government office, but the Jewish community there dismissed it as a "provocation."More >>
  • NASA discovers Earth-sized planet that may sustain life

    NASA discovers Earth-sized planet that may sustain life

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:04:02 GMT
    (CNN) -- It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of Earth that could be habitable. Designated Kepler-186f, the planet is 490 light-yearsMore >>
    (CNN) -- It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of Earth that could be habitable.More >>
  • Chelsea Clinton announces big news

    Chelsea Clinton announces big news

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:02:48 GMT
    (CNN) – Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she is expecting her first child. The only daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton made the announcementMore >>
    (CNN) – Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she is expecting her first child.

    More >>
  • Ex-honor student gets 5 years in terrorism case

    Ex-honor student gets 5 years in terrorism case

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:58:30 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Maryland teenager convicted with two American women in a Jihadist terror plot has been sentenced in Philadelphia to five years in prison. Mohammad Khalid, of Ellicott City in theMore >>
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Maryland teenager convicted with two American women in a Jihadist terror plot has been sentenced in Philadelphia to five years in prison.More >>
  • Obama says wounded bikers are an inspiration

    Obama says wounded bikers are an inspiration

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:35:43 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the site of wounded veterans biking at the White House is a mark of how far they've come. With a blast from an air horn, Obama set off cyclists Thursday inMore >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the site of wounded veterans biking at the White House is a mark of how far they've come.More >>
  • Obamacare's impact: Differences emerge between states

    Obamacare's impact: Differences emerge between states

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:34:08 GMT
    (CBS News) - Two weeks after the close of open enrollment on the new Obamacare marketplaces, various surveys and studies released have given different estimates of the Affordable Care Act's impact on theMore >>
    One clear finding, however, is the disparity between states that have more openly embraced the controversial health law and those that haven't.More >>
  • "Grandparent scam" explained: What you need to know

    "Grandparent scam" explained: What you need to know

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:32:54 GMT
    (CBS News) - In a CBS News investigation, an admitted con artist has revealed how a scam targets and steals money from grandparents. The scam begins with something most grandparents don't get enough ofMore >>
    (CBS News) - In a CBS News investigation, an admitted con artist has revealed how a scam targets and steals money from grandparents.More >>
  • Dangerous bacteria survive in contact lens cleaning solution

    Dangerous bacteria survive in contact lens cleaning solution

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:31:34 GMT
    (CBS News) - Bacteria that can cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution than previously known, a new study finds. Researchers looked at different strainsMore >>
    (CBS News) - Bacteria that can cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution than previously known, a new study finds.More >>
  • Chocolate's soaring price could make it 'like champagne'

    Chocolate's soaring price could make it 'like champagne'

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:24:58 GMT
    (NBC News) - As cocoa prices surge to near-record highs on demand for emerging markets, chocoholics brace for a hike in price – and maybe even a different taste, as chocolate makers hunt out cheaper ingredients. CocoaMore >>
    (NBC News) - As cocoa prices surge to near-record highs on demand for emerging markets, chocoholics brace for a hike in price – and maybe even a different taste, as chocolate makers hunt out cheaper ingredients.More >>
  • Salsa legend Cheo Feliciano dies in car wreck

    Salsa legend Cheo Feliciano dies in car wreck

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:23:34 GMT
    San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) -- Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78. Feliciano wasMore >>
    San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) -- Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78.More >>
  • MH370: Long undersea search could cost nearly quarter billion dollars, official says

    MH370: Long undersea search could cost nearly quarter billion dollars, official says

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:14:04 GMT
    (CNN) -- A prolonged undersea search for the Malaysian jetliner could cost nearly a quarter billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday. MartinMore >>
    (CNN) -- A prolonged undersea search for the Malaysian jetliner could cost nearly a quarter billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.More >>
  • Doctors find way to show which patients may wake up

    Doctors find way to show which patients may wake up

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:12:39 GMT
    (CBS News) - Brain scans could help identify comatose patients who have the potential to wake up, a new study suggests. Bedside tests are currently the standard means of trying to assess whether or notMore >>
    Bedside tests are currently the standard means of trying to assess whether or not a comatose person will make some form of recovery. But up to 40 percent of patients may be misdiagnosed using these methods, experts say.More >>
  • Joe Biden dives into Instagram with Obama selfie

    Joe Biden dives into Instagram with Obama selfie

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:10:51 GMT
    (CBS News) - Vice President Joe Biden joined the photo-sharing app Instagram on Wednesday, and quickly got down to business snapping a staple of the site: the selfie. During a joint trip to Oakdale, Pa.,More >>
    (CBS News) - Vice President Joe Biden joined the photo-sharing app Instagram on Wednesday, and quickly got down to business snapping a staple of the site: the selfie.More >>
  • 420 festival: Denver's newest tourist attraction?

    420 festival: Denver's newest tourist attraction?

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:08:49 GMT
    (CBS News) - If you've been reading about marijuana and the cannabis industry lately, you might have seen the term, "420." For the uninitiated, 420 is a decades-old code word for marijuana use. ThereMore >>
    (CBS News) - If you've been reading about marijuana and the cannabis industry lately, you might have seen the term, "420." For the uninitiated, 420 is a decades-old code word for marijuana use.More >>
  • 1 dead after blast, fire in Tenn. ammo, explosives plant

    1 dead after blast, fire in Tenn. ammo, explosives plant

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:06:57 GMT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CBS News) -- An explosion and fire at a plant in Tennessee where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based has killed one person and left three injured. Police and fireMore >>
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- An explosion and fire at a plant in Tennessee where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based has killed one person and left three injured.More >>
  • 12 million Americans misdiagnosed each year

    12 million Americans misdiagnosed each year

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:05:54 GMT
    (CBS News) - Each year in the U.S., approximately 12 million adults who seek outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed, according to a new study published in the journalBMJ Quality & Safety. This figureMore >>
    Previous studies examining the rates of medical misdiagnosis have focused primarily on patients in hospital settings. But this paper suggests a vast number of patients are being misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics and doctors' offices.More >>
  • Portland water supply to be flushed after teen urinates into reservoir

    Portland water supply to be flushed after teen urinates into reservoir

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:01:13 GMT
    (CNN) -- The city of Portland, Oregon, has been forced to dump millions of gallons of drinking water. Why? Because someone urinated into a water reservoir. Surprising still, this isn't the first timeMore >>
    The latest incident took place about 1 a.m. Wednesday. Cameras captured three teens near the Mount Tabor Reservoir No. 5. One of them approached the iron fence and apparently got close enough to relieve himself directly into the reservoir.More >>
  • 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer targeted in teen sex abuse lawsuit

    'X-Men' director Bryan Singer targeted in teen sex abuse lawsuit

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:00:13 GMT
    Los Angeles (CNN) -- A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing a teenage boy 15 years ago. Singer allegedly offered the aspiring teen actor a role in an "X-Men"More >>
    Los Angeles (CNN) -- A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing a teenage boy 15 years ago.More >>
  • Ousted Yahoo exec gets multi-million dollar golden parachute

    Ousted Yahoo exec gets multi-million dollar golden parachute

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:59:22 GMT
    HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - Former chief operating officer Henrique de Castro left Yahoo with a severance package worth $58 million, according to a regulatory document filed Wednesday with the SEC. The goldenMore >>
    The golden parachute is among the most generous in history, and especially notable given than de Castro worked at Yahoo for only 15 months.More >>
  • Boko Haram: A bloody insurgency, a growing challenge

    Boko Haram: A bloody insurgency, a growing challenge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:56:48 GMT
    (CNN) -- Boko Haram's lethality is indisputable. The militant group has bombed schools, churches and mosques; kidnapped women and children; and assassinated politicians and religious leaders alike. ItMore >>
    The militant group has bombed schools, churches and mosques; kidnapped women and children; and assassinated politicians and religious leaders alike.More >>
  • South Korea ferry sinking: 'I am sorry,' captain says as 287 still missing

    South Korea ferry sinking: 'I am sorry,' captain says as 287 still missing

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:55:30 GMT
    Jindo, South Korea (CNN) -- There were 46 lifeboats attached to the South Korean ferry that sank in frigid waters, but only one lifeboat was deployed, CNN affiliate YTN reported Thursday. CNN has notMore >>
    Video obtained by affiliate JTBC showed at least 12 of the white survival capsules still attached to the ferry, even as it was keeled over in the water. The survival capsules hold the lifeboats.More >>
  • 3 dead in Kansas shooting

    3 dead in Kansas shooting

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-04-14 01:33:06 GMT
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Authorities in Kansas say a man opened fire Sunday outside of a Jewish community center and nearby retirement community, killing three people. Late Sunday afternoon, policeMore >>
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Authorities in Kansas say a man opened fire Sunday outside of a Jewish community center and nearby retirement community, killing three people.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 >>
  • Beast quake: Seahawks fans rock stadium again

    Beast quake: Seahawks fans rock stadium again

    Sunday, January 12 2014 4:45 PM EST2014-01-12 21:45:28 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - Seismologists say Seahawks fans shook the ground under Seattle's CenturyLink Field during Saturday's defeat of the New Orleans Saints, causing another fan-generated earthquake. The scientistsMore >>
    SEATTLE (AP) - Seismologists say Seahawks fans shook the ground under Seattle's CenturyLink Field during Saturday's defeat of the New Orleans Saints, causing another fan-generated earthquake.More >>
  • 'Lone Survivor' seals top spot at box office

    'Lone Survivor' seals top spot at box office

    Sunday, January 12 2014 4:43 PM EST2014-01-12 21:43:51 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Lone Survivor" was victorious at the weekend box office. The Navy SEAL drama starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch and Emile Hirsch earned $38.5 million in its first weekend in wideMore >>
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Lone Survivor" was victorious at the weekend box office.More >>
  • RNC chairman: Christie can still run for president

    RNC chairman: Christie can still run for president

    Sunday, January 12 2014 4:42 PM EST2014-01-12 21:42:10 GMT
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (ryns PREE'-bus) says a traffic jam scandal won't disqualify New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from running for president. AppearingMore >>
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (ryns PREE'-bus) says a traffic jam scandal won't disqualify New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from running for president.More >>
  • Santa's sleigh delayed after snags at UPS, FedEx

    Santa's sleigh delayed after snags at UPS, FedEx

    Thursday, December 26 2013 12:03 AM EST2013-12-26 05:03:47 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Santa's sleigh didn't make it in time for Christmas for some this year due to shipping problems at UPS and FedEx. The delays were blamed on poor weather earlier this week in parts of theMore >>
    NEW YORK (AP) - Santa's sleigh didn't make it in time for Christmas for some this year due to shipping problems at UPS and FedEx.More >>
  • Congress renews undetectable gun ban just in time

    Congress renews undetectable gun ban just in time

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:01 AM EST2013-12-10 16:01:25 GMT
    By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' easy renewal of an expiring ban on undetectable plastic guns belies the larger reality that one year after the horrific school shooting in Newtown,More >>
    By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' easy renewal of an expiring ban on undetectable plastic guns belies the larger reality that one year after the horrific school shooting in Newtown,More >>
  • Many health woes in teens seeking obesity surgery

    Many health woes in teens seeking obesity surgery

    Monday, November 4 2013 12:01 PM EST2013-11-04 17:01:52 GMT
    By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. teens seeking weight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults, according to a major government-fundedMore >>
    By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. teens seeking weight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults, according to a major government-fundedMore >>
  • Food stamps, milk prices on table in farm talks

    Food stamps, milk prices on table in farm talks

    Monday, October 28 2013 1:01 PM EDT2013-10-28 17:01:18 GMT
    By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintendedMore >>
    By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintendedMore >>
  • A new idea for space tourism: Balloon over rocket

    A new idea for space tourism: Balloon over rocket

    Thursday, October 24 2013 12:05 PM EDT2013-10-24 16:05:36 GMT
    By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest space tourism venture depends more on hot air than rocket science. World View Enterprises announced plans Tuesday to send people up inMore >>
    By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest space tourism venture depends more on hot air than rocket science. World View Enterprises announced plans Tuesday to send people up inMore >>
  • Companies offer health benefits to transgender workers

    Companies offer health benefits to transgender workers

    Thursday, October 24 2013 12:01 PM EDT2013-10-24 16:01:38 GMT
    By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - When Koset Surakomol decided to have a sex change operation, the company she worked for told her co-workers that the man they'd labored alongsideMore >>
    By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - When Koset Surakomol decided to have a sex change operation, the company she worked for told her co-workers that the man they'd labored alongsideMore >>
  • Montana teacher gets 30 days in jail in rape of 14-year-old

    Montana teacher gets 30 days in jail in rape of 14-year-old

    (CNN) -- A mother in Montana is outraged that a high school teacher who admitted raping her 14-year-old daughter received only a month in prison, while her daughter took her own life. "I think this sentenceMore >>
    (CNN) -- A mother in Montana is outraged that a high school teacher who admitted raping her 14-year-old daughter received only a month in prison, while her daughter took her own life. "I think this sentenceMore >>
  • InternationalMore>>

  • EU, post-Soviet republics meet on partnership plan

    EU, post-Soviet republics meet on partnership plan

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 07:45:30 GMT
    Amid Ukraine's deepening crisis, the presidents of post-Soviet republics and EU member states are gathering in Prague to save a project to boost their ties.More >>
    Amid Ukraine's deepening crisis, the presidents of post-Soviet republics and EU member states are gathering in Prague to save a project to boost their ties.More >>
  • Ukraine official: city hall cleared of protesters

    Ukraine official: city hall cleared of protesters

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 07:45:27 GMT
    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.More >>
    Police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern Ukrainian city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week, Interior Minister Avakov said on Thursday.More >>
  • Arab-Israeli women break ground on pro soccer team

    Arab-Israeli women break ground on pro soccer team

    Thursday, April 24 2014 3:45 AM EDT2014-04-24 07:45:25 GMT
    When the Israeli women's soccer team Hapoel Petah Tikva lost a number of its players to Israel's national team ahead of World Cup qualifiers, founder Rafi Subra made a decision that sets the team apart from...More >>
    When the Israeli women's soccer team Hapoel Petah Tikva lost a number of its players to Israel's national team ahead of World Cup qualifiers, founder Rafi Subra made a decision that sets the team apart from many of...More >>
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