Hot air balloon hits power lines in Mass.

CBS US News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 1:58am
Bystander catches the crash on a cell phone

Hot air balloon hits power lines in Massachusetts

CBS US News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 1:47am
A hot air balloon carrying six people hit power lines in Clinton, Massachusetts. Video provided by Ruchika Misra and Christopher Almada.

No. 2 cigarette maker hit for billions in Fla. verdict

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 8:28pm
Florida jury slams R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in punitive damages in lawsuit filed by widow of longtime smoker

N.C. sheriff's office to keep Corvette seized from drug dealer

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 5:17pm
Wake County sheriff wants to use car to teach kids about dangers of selling drugs, but teachers fear it will send the wrong message

Police: Florida dad beats accused child abuser

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 3:49pm
"He is nice and knocked out on the floor for you," father tells 911 dispatcher after walking in on alleged abuse

​Calendar: Week of July 21

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 3:31pm
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead

Astronaut wives: The other space pioneers

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 3:01pm
As the men of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs reached further to the Moon, their spouses back home faced stresses and celebrity in an orbit all their own

Rally held after NYC man put in police choke hold dies

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 2:57pm
Outage after video shows officer placing Eric Garner in what appears to be a choke hold - a tactic prohibited by NYPD policy

Casey Kasem's body is missing, lawyer says

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:49pm
Lawyer for Kasem's daughter says when he went to Tacoma funeral home, he was informed it no longer had the remains

​The Reagan wit

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 12:56pm
How the Gipper used humor - including jokes about himself - to win friends and slay political opponents

"Cauldron of hell": Residents reeling from Washington wildfire damage

CBS US News - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 12:11pm
Governor said about 50 fires were burning in Washington, which has been wracked by hot, dry weather, gusting winds and lightning

9/11 hero retires after 34-year police career

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:54pm
Lt. David Lim is one of 16 North Tower survivors; he recalls thinking he was "more or less" dead on fateful day

9/11 cop reflects on surviving North Tower collapse

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:25pm
After 34 years of service, retiring Lt. David Lim, one of 16 survivors of the North Tower collapse, shares his story with Don Dahler

Fast-moving wildfire tears through California

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 6:21pm
Flames have charred roughly 100 acres throughout the mountainous terrain in San Diego County. Crews have been battling the blaze on the ground and aboard air tankers and water-dropping helicopters.

Wildfire threatens hundreds of homes in Washington state

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:55pm
About 900 homes in central Washington were told to evacuate as wildfires continued to spread. The fire's smoke plume rose 25,000 feet into the air.

Man cops say killed dad, fled country, indicted

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:32pm
The New York man who allegedly killed his 70-year-old father and used the victim's ID to try to flee to Canada has pleaded not guilty to murder and assault charges

Massive wildfire burns 100 homes in Washington; town evacuated

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:30pm
Worsening wildfire activity has prompted governor's offices in both Washington and Oregon to declare states of emergency

Missing pregnant woman found dead in man's trunk

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:48pm
The man suspected of killing an 18-year-old pregnant woman and her boyfriend reportedly committed suicide after crashing his car with her body inside

Mummified woman found in Michigan garage ID'd

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:37pm
The remains found in a garage near Detroit in March were positively identified as Pia Farrenkopf; her cause of death remains unclear

Identity theft: What to do if you're a victim

CBS US News - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:29pm
In addition to disputing fraudulent charges, you may need to clean up your credit report


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