​2 states challenge Colorado's legal marijuana

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:05pm
Nebraska and Oklahoma want Supreme Court to declare Colorado's pot law unconstitutional, saying drug is crossing into neighboring states

​Files of more than 40,000 federal workers breached in cyberattack

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:35pm
It's the second breach this year at a major firm handling national security background checks for workers at federal agencies

Judge bucks Arizona policy to deny drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:31pm
A federal injunction bars the enforcement of a move by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to stop about 20,000 undocumented immigrants from getting the licenses

"Serial" podcast airs season 1 finale

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 8:26pm
"Serial," the wildly popular podcast averaging more than a million downloads an episode, has posted the finale to its first season.

Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendants competent

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:49pm
Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren's decision means 2 Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please the fantasy character Slender Man are fit to stand trial

Apple CEO gives money for gay rights initiative in the South

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:30pm
Tim Cook's donation towards the campaign is intended to encourage acceptance of the LGBT community in three southern states

About dozen pedestrians struck in L.A. County hit-and-run

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 6:41pm
After striking 12 people who were leaving a church, the vehicle kept going then hit another head-on, police say

"Prison Houdini" set to make first legal escape

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 6:36pm
Mark DeFriest, 54, "repeat escapist" from Florida prisons, set to be freed for real after 35 years behind bars

Flashback: Watch people react to gas prices 14 years ago

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 6:04pm
Go back to the year 2000 to hear drivers react to high prices at the pump and see one politician's "unusual" way to stick it to the gas companies

Ferguson decision: Producer Jonathan Blakely reports from the scene

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:52pm
Ferguson, Missouri, erupted in violence overnight after a grand jury declined to press charges against Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. CBS News Producer Jonathan Blakely was there overnight and joins "CBSN" with more from the scene.

Poison cigars and seashell bombs: The U.S. schemes to kill Castro

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:13pm
For over half a century, the U.S. government's schemes to overthrow the Castro government were always creative, if not successful

Technology creates headache for American parents raising teens

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 5:01pm
"It's hard to battle a narcissistic society," says one mom of the challenges of raising children in a world of social media and cell phones

Report: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:20pm
Associated Press finds hundreds died of abuse, neglect in 6-year span in U.S. in plain view of child protection authorities

Emerson Stone, CBS News VP produced first live call-in show with sitting President, dies at 86

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 4:14pm
Stone's CBS career began in the mailroom in 1952; when he retired in 1986, he was the longest serving executive at CBS News.

Report: Suspect in custody for alleged NYPD attack

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:46pm
One of the suspects being sought in connection with the assault of two NYPD lieutenants during an Eric Garner protest on the Brooklyn Bridge has turned himself in to police

Body ID'd as missing pregnant woman Aubrey Andrews

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:35pm
Aubrey Andrews, 20, was nine months pregnant when she vanished Dec. 6 -- now, police say she's been found dead

Competency hearings set in Slender Man stabbing

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:32pm
Defense attorneys are challenging findings from state doctors that the girls are fit to stand trial on attempted homicide charges

Remembering Richard Hottelet, the last of "The Murrow Boys"

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:08pm
CBS News is mourning the loss of an icon. Richard C. Hottelet passed away at the age of 97. Hottelet was part of a legendary group of correspondents hired by Edward R. Murrow to cover World War II. Michael Freedman, former general manager of CBS Radio Network News and senior vice president of communications at the University of Maryland, joins "CBSN" with more on how "The Murrow Boys" changed the face of journalism.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect back in court for 1st time since 2013

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:18pm
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, wearing a black sweater and sporting a scruffy beard, was led into the courtroom by U.S. marshals

Man dies 2 weeks after police used stun gun on him

CBS US News - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:15pm
According to reports, deputies fired their stun guns five times after Cody Robert Healey resisted arrest

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