Death threat made with medical jargon over op-ed

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:51pm
UCLA microbiologist accused of making death threat to Harvard Crimson writer about piece related to Thailand

2 children injured in fall from Ferris wheel in Michigan

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:05pm
Witnesses say boy and girl fell at least 15 feet from ride at Chelsea Community Fair

Watch: Newborn elephant learns to stand at Tucson zoo

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:39pm
A 24-year-old African elephant gave birth to a female calf Wednesday night at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo. This is Semba's third successful birth, officials said, but the first one at this zoo.

Airmen honored for rescuing woman trapped by floodwaters

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:11pm
Cell phone video captured seven airmen from two Air Force bases in Nevada wading into rushing floodwaters to save a woman trapped inside her car. Their brave actions were honored by Clark County commissioners. KLAS's Brian Brennan reports.

Stench of dead fish in Arkansas lake irks residents

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 4:01pm
There’s a smelly situation in Crittenden County, Arkansas, where hundreds of dead fish are floating on a lake. It’s in the middle of a mobile home park, and people say they can’t bear to go outside because of the stench. WREG's Richard Ranson reports.

Sacramento patient tests negative for Ebola, CDC says

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:04pm
Hospital remains tight-lipped about many of the details of the patient, citing privacy laws

NYC woman finds unexpected roommates: 50,000 bees in ceiling

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:35pm
The bees and the 17 honeycombs they built are now headed to an upstate farm

Brooklyn Bridge flags back on U.S. soil, police say

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 2:05pm
Two German artists claimed responsibility earlier this month for replacing American flags with white ones

Brother: Foley "without a doubt" volunteered to go first

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:06pm
Michael Foley says he hopes his brother's death "forces us to take another look" at U.S. policy of hostage negotiations

Woman who shot grandson likely won't be charged

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:21pm
Linda Maddox, 63, shot her 7-year-old grandson after mistaking him for an intruder at her Hillsborough County, Fla. home early Tuesday; the boy is currently in stable condition

Mo'ne Davis' run in Little League World Series over

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:48am
Davis' Philadelphia team was eliminated by Chicago, 6-5; her sudden celebrity drew record TV ratings for Philly's previous game

This Morning from CBS News: Aug. 22, 2014

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:10am
Story behind failed raid to rescue James Foley and other ISIS-held hostages; Obama vacation timing questioned; and one thing GOP and Democrats agree on

When will police presence be cut in Ferguson?

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:05am
Size, trouble, arrests at demonstrations have shrunk considerably, but number of officers hasn't

Rain after fires sets off Wash. state mudslides

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:50am
Wildfires left terrain barren and ripe for slides; motorists stranded on blocked highways; flash floods hit firefighters' camp

ISIS emailed James Foley's family before execution

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 1:23am
Militants threatened that journalist would be killed and "your citizens will pay the price" for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq

More details emerge on Amish girls' kidnapping

CBS US News - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:52am
Details emerge on how 2 young sisters were grabbed from their family farm stand in northern New York and the conditions in which they were held

GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:40pm
GAO says Pentagon failed to notify congressional committees before trading 5 Taliban leaders for POW; also spent nearly $1M without authorization

Michael Brown's mom: "Nobody's child deserves to be treated like that"

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:25pm
Michael Brown Sr. and Leslie McSpadden reflect on the loss of their 18-year-old son to a police officer's bullet

Capt. Johnson: "I believe we're headed for peace"

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:19pm
Ron Johnson, in charge of keeping order in Ferguson, says a link between law enforcement and community leaders has brought calm

Can U.S. pull off another rescue mission in Syria?

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:42pm
After revelation of failed operation to free hostages, another attempt may prove difficult

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