Tsarnaev death penalty case to begin day after Boston Marathon

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 9:47pm
The trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev enters the penalty phase Tuesday. The jury will decide whether the 21-year-old gets the death penalty, or life in prison. Don Dahler reports from Boston.

FBI admits errors in criminal cases

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 9:46pm
The FBI admitted a wide range of mistakes this weekend. A 3-year review of the FBI lab in Washington, D.C., is opening eyes across the country. And now, it could re-open hundreds of criminal cases. Jericka Duncan reports.

Millions to be affected by violent storms

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 9:44pm
Tornado watches were up in the South as violent thunderstorms moved across the region. The storms are moving up the coast and will affects tens of millions, including the Boston Marathon. WBZ's chief meteorologist Eric Fisher tells us more.

FBI report to show errors affected hundreds of cases

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 9:06pm
Flawed testimony and lab reports done by forensic examiners over a decades-long period may have resulted in false convictions, the agency says

Airline security stops researcher who tweeted hacking joke

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 8:28pm
Chris Roberts, a security researcher who tweeted that United Airlines onboard systems could be hacked, was stopped at the gate before his flight

Adopted Ohio woman finds out birth mom is coworker

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 8:22pm
Woman who gave up her daughter as a 15-year-old mom said she had always hoped to find her again

Seal or sea lion pup abducted from L.A. beach

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 6:06pm
Witnesses say they watched four people wrap the baby animal in a blanket and drive off; one pup escaped abduction

Man dies 1 week after violent Baltimore police encounter

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 5:35pm
Video captures last moments of arrest, but offers few clues as to how 25-year-old Freddie Gray broke his neck during incident

Another case of man shot in back by cop gains notice

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 4:58pm
Pa. Officer Lisa Mearkle charged with criminal homicide after man dies following two bullets in his back; defense fighting to keep video of incident private

Bill Clinton speaks at Oklahoma City National Memorial

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:34pm
At the 20th anniversary remembrance for the Oklahoma City bombing, the former president says it's important for all Americans to remember how much they owe Oklahomans.

Calendar: Week of April 20

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:01pm
From the Boston Marathon to Tax Freedom Day: "Sunday Morning" looks at notable events of the week ahead. Charles Osgood reports.

Bill Flanagan on subscription madness

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:00pm
The bane of life in the 21st century is the rise of the subscription service - meaning, all the things you used to buy once and own forever, that you are now supposed to keep buying over and over again. Contributor Bill Flanagan has some words about that.

Nature: Saguaro National Park

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:00pm
We leave you this morning at Saguaro National Park in Arizona, as we help observe National Park Week (which runs through next Sunday).

A tribute to Lauren Hill

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 1:34pm
She was passion personified, pure bravery bottled in a basketball jersey. Lauren Hill may have had a terminal brain tumor, but dying was the last thing on her mind. Steve Hartman pays tribute to the college basketball player who defied her illness to the very end.

Severe weather, winds sweep across South

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 1:28pm
Dallas area has music and sporting events delayed by winds topping 90 mph; much of south under severe thunderstorm watch

Passage: Remembering innovators and a soulful singer

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 1:08pm
Three unique individuals passed away this week: A trained architect, A. Alfred Taubman, who pioneered the idea of the modern strip mall; inventor Joel Spira, to be remembered for his light dimmer; and singer Percy Sledge, who recorded the hit, "When a Man Loves a Woman." Charles Osgood reports.

The magic of the Northern Lights

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 1:00pm
In the high latitudes of Alaska, the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, are a light show like no other. Lee Cowan travels to Fairbanks to witness the magical, even spiritual experience that viewing these extraordinary phenomena can be, and talks with photographer Ronn Murray about capturing the Aurora.

Almanac: The inventor of the outboard motor

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:55pm
On April 19, 1877, Ole Evinrude was born in Norway. After moving to Wisconsin, an unfortunate incident while rowing a boat led the tinkerer to come up with a new design for an outboard motor - revolutionizing recreational boating. Charles Osgood reports.

Oklahoma City bombing 20th anniversary remembrance

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:54pm
Service honors the exact moment bomb went off, killing 168 in federal building; ex-President Clinton among many in attendance

The challenges facing atheists in the U.S.

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:54pm
Fifty-three percent of Americans say they'd be less likely to support an atheist for president, and almost half say they'd be unhappy if a family member married an atheist. Mo Rocca reports on the many consequences that those who come out as non-believers suffer in a nation founded on religious tolerance.

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