Philly mayor blasts bill to decriminalize marijuana

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:34pm
Mayor Michael Nutter lashes out at City Council for approving marijuana measure, saying the city has more pressing issues

Body of missing Oregon woman found near remote road

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:08pm
Jennifer Huston, a married mother of two, disappeared nearly 2 weeks ago after going out to run errands

When Richard Nixon realized it was all over

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:05pm
40 years after he resigned in disgrace, presidential library releases 1983 interview in which Nixon recalled his final days in the White House

Wheelchair used in robbery ruse, $27K Rolex stolen

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:47pm
Police say a man entered a Connecticut jewelry store in a wheelchair, was shown a $27,000 dollar Rolex watch, and ran out of the store on in hand

Sightseeing buses collide in NYC's Times Square

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:16pm
More than a dozen people were hurt when open-topped, double-decker buses hit each other in famed tourist district

Golfers' fight over water hazards ends at hospital

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:47pm
Two western Pennsylvania golfers wound up in the hospital after a dispute over the rules that was definitely not par for the course

Cops: Teens murdered woman, 81, in botched robbery

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 6:42pm
Two New York teens are charged with second-degree murder after police found an 81-year-old woman's burned body in her home

Body painting urban camouflauge

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 5:08pm
Trina Merry paints bodies to be camouflauged in their surroundings. Her current project takes to the street of New York City

Hawaii braces as two powerful storms approach

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 3:23pm
Unusual one-two punch of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio could be an effect of a developing El Nino pattern

Married 62 years, California couple dies 4 hours apart

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:53pm
Don and Maxine Simpson met at a bowling alley and married in 1952, and spent their last moments side by side

Boy mayor, 5, loses re-election bid in Minnesota

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:45pm
Robert "Bobby" Tufts was first elected mayor at the age of 3; he went on to declare ice cream the top of the food pyramid

Caregivers can't sue Alzheimer's patients, court rules

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 2:33pm
California Supreme Court says disease is known to cause aggression in later stages, so caregivers can't sue employers if they get hurt

California lawmakers consider gun safety bill

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 1:43pm
In response to May's shootings in Santa Barbara, Calif., the state's legislature is considering a bill that would give family members, police or doctors the ability to request that a judge take away a person's gun if they are deemed to be a danger. CBS station KVOR reports from Sacramento.

Anthony Bosch, Biogenesis founder, charged with distributing steroids

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:38pm
Founder of anti-aging clinic surrenders to face charges for his role in the scandal that led to the suspension of Alex Rodriguez, others

American with Ebola en route to Atlanta

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:17am
Special plane carrying Writebol stops in Maine for refeuling; she's joining a doctor who also has Ebola at Emory University Hospital

Bats' future hangs in balance as deadly virus spreads

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:00am
Over six million bats have died from white-nose syndrome since 2007; effects on farmers may be devastating

This Morning from CBS News: Aug. 5, 2014

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:58am
Ebola outbreak may be much worse than thought; Gaza truce holding, for now; and the Tea Party's last stand for this go-round

Couples taking wedding photography to new heights with drones

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:59am
But is using the technology to take wedding photos flying in the face of the law?

Wildfires threatening homes in 3 Western states

CBS US News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:28am
Hundreds threatened, several destroyed, evacuations underway in Northern California, Oregon and Washington

Jodi Arias to represent self at death penalty trial

CBS US News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:53pm
Judge says Arias, who was convicted of murder in brutal death of her ex-boyfriend, can act as her own lawyer in penalty phase


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