Utah will let authorities disable drones near wildfires

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:08pm
State lawmakers take action after unauthorized drone got in firefighters' way; bill strengthens punishments for drones in fire areas

4 S.C. emergency workers fired for posts about protests

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:05pm
Firefighters and a paramedic lose their jobs after they posted ​comments on social media about Black Lives Matter protesters

Eighth grader's white privilege poem goes viral

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 10:18pm
A poem written and performed by an Atlanta teenager this past spring has been getting new attention from millions since the violence that shook America last week. Mark Strassmann spoke with the 14-year-old about what inspired him to write it.

Phoenix police hunting for suspected serial killer

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 10:15pm
There is a suspected serial killer in Phoenix, Arizona. At least nine people have been shot in the last four months, and seven have died. Carter Evans is following the manhunt.

More than 30 hospitalized after using synthetic marijuana

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 10:14pm
Dozens of people with blank stares were seen stumbling around a Brooklyn neighborhood on Tuesday. It was a bizarre reaction to an illegal synthetic drug called K2, which is now available all across the country. Michelle Miller reports.

Surf may be up, but California surfers' "fort" is coming down

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 10:12pm
There's a new chapter in the ongoing war to keep outsiders away from some of the best waves in Southern California

Alton Sterling's son remembers his father

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 10:07pm
Cameron Sterling is breaking his silence about his father's death in Baton Rouge last week. He says he believes not all police officers are bad, and called on protesters to remain peaceful in his father's name. David Begnaud has more.

Three Dallas officers laid to rest

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 10:01pm
Thousands of law enforcement officers from across the country gathered to pay their respects to their fallen comrades on Wednesday. Services for Brent Thompson, Lorne Ahrens and Micheal Smith were held as Dallas continues to heal. Manuel Bojorquez has more.

Donald Trump's VP search narrows

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 9:59pm
Indiana Governor Mike Pence is a leading candidate for the number two spot on the Republican ticket. Donald Trump summoned his family to meet with him at the Indiana governor's mansion, their second face-to-face encounter in two days. Major Garrett has more.

Clinton calls Trump a threat to democracy

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 9:56pm
Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump a threat to democracy on Wednesday, saying he is determined to stoke fear and settle scores. But one of several new polls shows Clinton slipping after she skirted an indictment for her use of a private email server as secretary of state. Nancy Cordes has more.

Chinese businessman sentenced in U.S. hacking case

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 9:51pm
Businessman sentenced for conspiring to export sensitive military information to China after accessing the computer systems of U.S. defense contractors

Charles Barkley: black people have "got to do better"

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 9:21pm
The NBA all-star has strong opinions on what black Americans should focus on in the wake of the Dallas police shooting

Synthetic marijuana overdose turns dozens into "zombies"

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 9:02pm
Emergency workers sent 33 people to hospitals Tuesday, saying they appeared to be under the influence of the drug known as K2 or spice

Courthouse gunman faced life on rape, kidnap charges

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:49pm
Handcuffed inmate who killed two bailiffs in an escape attempt from Michigan courthouse was accused of holding a teen against her will

Atlanta teen's "White Privilege" poem goes viral

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:34pm
Since the violence that shook America, a poem written and performed by a white Atlanta teenager has been getting new attention

Ex-Confederate flag advocates on how hearts change

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:25pm
"I came to understand," said one white Southerner who descended from Confederate veterans

Military investigates why Dallas gunman received honorable discharge

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:17pm
Dallas shooter served in Army Reserve for six years; military-appointed attorney says he had prepared documents for far more severe "other than honorable" exit

Baton Rouge police sued over Alton Sterling protests

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:16pm
The police have come under fire for tactics they used on protesters over the weekend. Over a three-day period, police arrested about 200 people.

More workers report possible vapor exposure at nuke site

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 7:40pm
Dozens of workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington have received medical checks for possible chemical vapor exposure

Student loan debt halts N.Y. woman's dream to become a nun

CBS US News - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 6:24pm
Twenty-eight-year-old fashion designer in New York wants to become a nun, but has been told she can't until she pays off her debts

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