Around the world: First battery-powered rocket engine

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:34am
A look at some of the top stories around the world, including a report from New Zealand where scientists have unveiled the world’s first battery-powered rocket engine.

Rewriting America's gay history

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:28am
Larry Kramer, HIV/AIDS and discrimination activist, sits down with CBSN to talk about volume one of his new book "The American People."

Woman starves child to rid him of "demon," police say

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:19am
Suburban Dallas woman ran a church in her home and tried to resurrect the two-year-old in a ceremony shortly after he died, according to authorities

Americans weigh in on death penalty for Marathon bomber

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:03am
CBS News poll gathered opinions on whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be executed; feelings follow trend in thoughts on death penalty in general

4/14: Tulsa reserve deputy turns himself after for deadly shooting; Seattle boss explains $70,000 minimum wage

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:52pm
Robert Bates, 73, turned himself in to face second degree manslaughter charges for the accidental fatal shooting of a suspect; and, Dan Price, the CEO of Seattle-based Gravity Payments, told his employees they'll all be making $70,000 or more a year

Airplane computer systems can be hacked, report says

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:19pm
Government watchdog warns hackers could use the same Internet-based technology passengers enjoy on flights to bring down a plane

Florida beach city may cancel Spring Break

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:36pm
Fed up with the problems during Spring Break every year, Panama City Beach is taking action -- despite a possible financial hit

Anti-police abuse protesters stop Brooklyn Bridge traffic

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:33pm
As many as 400 people gathered in Lower Manhattan and marched in a demonstration against the violence

CEO raises minimum pay to $70,000

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:33pm
The CEO of "Gravity Payments," a credit card processing company, has instituted a $70,000 annual base salary for all employees

Graphic video: Cop rams car into suspect

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:32pm
Warning: This video is graphic. Police in Arizona have released dashboard camera footage showing an officer driving his police cruiser onto a sidewalk and hitting an armed man suspected in a string of crimes.

​CEO to employees: $70,000 is our new minimum wage

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:21pm
"I want to be part of the solution to inequality in this country," says Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price

Video shows Arizona cop car ramming armed suspect

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:59pm
Police in Marana, near Tucson, say the suspect was armed with a stolen rifle and wanted in a string of crimes, including robbery and theft

Preview: CBS This Morning, April 15

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:14pm
Tomorrow morning on "CBS This Morning" Gayle King sits down with Jack Welch to ask about his success and love.

SpaceX Falcon 9 blasts off for ISS

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:13pm
SpaceX rocket launches for the International Space Station carrying supplies for scientific testing -- and an Italian espresso maker for the astronauts.

Singer Percy Sledge dies at 73 after cancer battle

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:42pm
Acclaimed singer, best known for his soulful ballad "When a man loves a woman," succumbs after long bout with disease.

Time is ticking: Last minute tax tips

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:28pm
Tax Day is quickly approaching and CBSNews Business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins CBSN with some last-minute tips that may protect your finances.

Common Core: What's right for special education students?

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:16pm
The controversial education standards have stirred national debate on what is fair for students with learning disabilities

Tobacco makers sue FDA in bid to snuff out packaging guidelines

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:15pm
Nation's largest tobacco companies say guidelines overstep FDA's authority over packaging for cigarettes and other tobacco products

Is shrinking space on flights putting a squeeze on safety?

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:14pm
A Department of Transportation consumer group said the government should set better standards for airline passenger space and safety

Two California boys die in ATV crash that one caused

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:12pm
Police say 5-year-old crashed ATV into pond with 3-year-old passenger; dad jumped in to rescue them but couldn't

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