Massachusetts town proposes ban on all tobacco sales

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:46am
A small town in central Massachusetts is poised to take the next big step in the tobacco wars. Officials in Westminster want to make it illegal to sell all tobacco products to anyone, including adults. Michelle Miller gives the details on a draft law that anti-smoking advocates hope will send a signal.

Report: USPS approved 50,000 requests to track mail

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:21am
The U.S. Postal Service is responding to a New York Times report about an extensive federal surveillance program called "Mail Covers." According to an internal audit, nearly 50,000 pieces of mail were monitored during the last fiscal year.

Papa John's CEO goes to funeral of murdered worker

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:14am
Papa John's CEO John Schnatter traveled to Tennessee to attend the funeral of Gordon Schaffer, an employee killed during an armed robbery on the job. The pizza chain also payed for the funeral and medical bills. Jeff Glor reports.

Why is the government increasing security at federal buildings?

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:42am
Growing terror threats prompted the federal government to tighten security at all of its buildings around the country. Also, the White House is reporting that hackers broke into its computer network. CBS News national security analyst Juan Zarate joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the threats.

Ebola-free nurse Amber Vinson celebrates after release from hospital

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:31am
Amber Vinson, the second Dallas nurse infected with Ebola, left an Atlanta hospital Tuesday and thanked her care team for treating her back to health. Meanwhile, nurse Kaci Hickox who spent days in an isolation tent in New Jersey with no signs of Ebola, now plans to defy requests by Maine officials to be in quarantine for 21 days. Gayle King reports.

Ebola in America: Stricter protocols get national support

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:30am
Most Americans think the U.S. government should quarantine all U.S. citizens returning from West Africa, according to a new CBS News poll. Meanwhile, public officials are facing tough questions about new Ebola guidelines. Major Garrett reports.

Hawaii lava flow threatens dozens of homes

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:28am
A lava flow is creeping towards homes and businesses on Hawaii's Big Island, and residents are preparing to watch their homes burn. Carter Evans reports from Puna, Hawaii.

This Morning from CBS News, Oct. 29, 2014

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:20am
Space station supply ship in spectacular explosion moments after liftoff; Pope's groundbreaking comments on "Big Bang Thedory"; unlikely diet combats epilepsy symptoms

NYPD scanning the sky for new terrorism threat

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:27am
13 years after Sept. 11, police are consulting with the military, has members of its counterterrorism unit working to help prevent new type of attack

Fate of Broncos fan who vanished during game determined

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:58am
He disappeared from Denver's Sports Authority Field during halftime

History on Royals' side entering World Series Game 7

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:52am
Kansas City clobbers San Francisco Giants 10-6 to force climactic game to crown a champion

Rocket crash no immediate threat to station but cause is unknown

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:30am
The explosion of an Antares rocket headed to the International Space Station will take investigators an undetermined amount of time to figure out, officials say

Possible murder suicide in suburban NYC halts commuter line

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:54am
Police were investigating the deaths of woman and a man who were found within a mile of each other in Farmingdale, N.Y. to determine if they were related

Maine nurse who treated Ebola patients will not observe quarantine

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:36am
Lawyers for Kaci Hickox, who was isolated in New Jersey against her will, say Maine has no justification to force her into a 21-day quarantine there

Rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

CBS US News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:08am
A commercial rocket carrying supplies explodes just after lift-off in Virginia. Scott Pelley and Bill Harwood report.

Lava flow threatening homes in Hawaii

CBS US News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:10pm
Lava flowing from Kilauea is quickly approaching a residential area on Hawaii's big island. Residents are preparing to evacuate from the slow-creeping menace. Mileka Lincoln reports.

10/28: Rocket bound for International Space Station explodes; WWII hero honored for saving children from Nazis

CBS US News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:06pm
A commercial rocket carrying supplies explodes just after lift-off in Virginia; and, Nicholas Winton was awarded the Order of the White Lion -- the Czech Republic's highest citation.

Ala. judge faces disbarment for domestic abuse

CBS US News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:28pm
Judge Mark Fuller's criminal charges will be dropped if he successfully completes 24 weeks of counseling. But his professional fate lies in the hands of federal appeals court in Alabama. Vicente Arenas reports.

Wisconisn governor running

CBS US News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:16pm
Wisconsin's Republican governor tries for re-election after surviving a recall attempt in 2012

Security increased at some federal buildings

CBS US News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:11pm
The Department of Homeland Security announced an increase in security at federal buildings in the U.S. as a "precautionary step." David Martin reports.

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