"Wastebook" spotlights questionable federal spending

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:46am
The current Congress is among the least productive in history, but not at everything. Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma highlights what he calls wasteful spending in an annual "Wastebook." Nancy Cordes reports on the 2014 edition.

Airbag recall expands to 8 million cars in U.S.

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:44am
Close to eight million cars are now under recall because their airbags can explode and send shrapnel at drivers or passengers upon deployment. The defect has been linked to four deaths in the U.S. Charlie Rose reports.

Ben Bradlee, Washington Post editor behind Watergate coverage, dies at 93

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:36am
Ben Bradlee was a giant of journalism. He led the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal, which brought down the Nixon administration. In all, the Post won 17 Pulitzer Prizes under his leadership. Bradlee died Tuesday at 93. Bill Plante reports from Washington.

Newark passenger being monitored for Ebola

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:26am
A passenger who arrived at Newark Liberty Airport Tuesday night is undergoing Ebola testing at an area hospital. This comes as the U.S. government is mandating all passengers from countries affected by Ebola will start flying exclusively to five airports performing Ebola screening. Charlie Rose reports.

This Morning from CBS News, Oct. 22, 2014

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:22am
What new U.S. Ebola czar will and won't handle; latest look at questionable spending by Washington; and iconic journalist Ben Bradlee is remembered

American freed by North Korea is back in U.S.

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:08am
Jeffrey Fowle lands at Air Force base near Dayton, Ohio; had been held after Bible got him in trouble

Plane passenger hospitalized after Ebola screening

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:30am
CDC says passenger, from flight into Newark, New Jersey, being evaluated after reporting symptoms of or potential exposure to the virus

Giants dominate Royals in World Series opener, 7-1

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 4:49am
Star hurler Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco make Kansas City's postseason magic disappear, at least for one night

What to know about Ron Klain's job as Ebola czar

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:04am
Major Garrett on what Klain will and won't be doing as Ebola response coordinator

​Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola

CBS US News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:24am
"Ebola free and feeling so blessed. I fought and won, with lots of help. Amazing feeling," Ashoka Mukpo tweeted

Chicago voter to Obama: "Don't touch my girlfriend"

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:52pm
"Now there's an example of a brother -- just embarrassing me for no reason. Just for no reason whatsoever," the president responds

10/21: Gov't auto-safety website leaving drivers in the dark; Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:43pm
One day after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged car owners to have exploding airbags immediately removed from their vehicles, the agency's website provided little information about the problem; and, the legendary fashion designer, whose fashions adorned some of the most famous women on the planet, has died after a long battle with cancer.

Chicago voter to Obama: "Don't touch my girlfriend"

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:41pm
President Obama was casting his ballot early for the upcoming midterm elections when Mike Jones, a local voter, told him: “Don't touch my girlfriend.” Scott Pelley reports.

Ben Bradlee, legend of American journalism, dies at 93

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:37pm
Benjamin C. Bradlee, who presided over The Washington Post newsroom for 26 years and guided The Post’s transformation into one of the world’s leading newspapers, died Oct. 21 at his home in Washington. He was 93.

Ben Bradlee, legendary Washington Post Executive Editor, dead at 93

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:14pm
The well-respected editor was best known for his leadership of the paper through the Watergate scandal

California mayor killed in alleged domestic dispute

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:40pm
The wife of Bell Gardens, California, Mayor Daniel Crespo is in custody, accused of killing her husband. Investigators say he was shot several times during a domestic dispute. KCBS' Brittney Hopper reports.

American girls may have wanted to join ISIS in Syria, FBI says

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:54pm
Three teenagers were stopped in Germany while en route to Syria; it's unclear if they'll face criminal charges

Drivers get few answers in air bag recall

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:26pm
People trying to find out whether their vehicles have a potentially-deadly airbag defect are having trouble getting accurate information

​Cowboys cut Michael Sam from practice squad

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:16pm
The NFL's first openly gay player is trying to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time

Gearing up for the Ebola fight

CBS US News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:55pm
The CDC stages a massive demonstration for health care workers about how to protect themselves and stop the spread of Ebola

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