12/19: Obama on Sony Pictures' "mistake"; Holiday sting operation story goes viral

CBS US News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 1:00am
The FBI confirmed today that the communist North Korea government was behind the hack attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. President Obama said today that the U.S. would respond while claiming that Sony made a "mistake" in pulling the film; and, Steve Hartman's story on a Secret Santa's act of kindness in Kansas City, Mo. has become an online sensation. Hartman revisits a story that has touched the hearts of millions.

Fracking industry pinched by drop in oil prices

CBS US News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:10am
Shale oil producers are showing signs of concern in response to the drop in oil prices. Manuel Bojorquez reports from Mississippi, where some drilling projects are in jeopardy.

Holiday sting operation story goes viral

CBS US News - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:06am
Steve Hartman's story on a Secret Santa's act of kindness in Kansas City, Mo. has become an online sensation. Hartman revists a story that has touched the hearts of millions.

Flu virus grips the Midwest, South

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:15pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported high levels of the flu in at least 13 states, mostly in the Midwest and South. The CDC said 11 children have died from the flu since September. Chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports on why this year's vaccine appears to be less effective than normal.

Cuba's youth eager to benefit from change

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:11pm
CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley continues his reporting from Havana, Cuba, where young Cubans are expressing hope for the future. Pelley asked them about how they plan to handle the opportunities born out of America's new relationship with Cuba.

Sony hack provides opportunity for security startups

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:09pm
Sony has gotten backlash from Hollywood stars in regards to pulling "The Interview" from theaters due to threats from suspected North Korea hackers. The breach has put cyber security under the spotlight, leading to opportunities for security startups. John Blackstone reports.

Obama on Sony Pictures' "mistake"

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:07pm
The FBI confirmed today that the communist North Korea government was behind the hack attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. President Obama said today that the U.S. would respond while claiming that Sony made a "mistake" in pulling the film. Major Garrett reports from the White House.

How the FBI traced Sony hack to North Korea

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:07pm
This is the first time the United States has accused a foreign government of a cyber attack against a corporation. National security correspondent David Martin reports on how the FBI was able to connect the dots back to North Korea.

How the Sony hack was traced back to North Korea

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:48pm
A look at some of the evidence the FBI used to tie the cyberattack against Sony to the North Korean government

​California woman charged after car crashes into crowd, killing 4

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:12pm
3 women and a 6-year-old boy killed Wednesday night when a car hit a dozen pedestrians leaving a church holiday performance in Redondo Beach

Court puts gray wolf back on endangered species list

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:20pm
The ruling comes after two states legalized the hunting and trapping of wolves, which resulted in the killing of 1,500 animals

Low oil prices threatening fracking industry

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:01pm
Shale oil producers could lose business if oil prices stay below $60

Video of boy hearing mom's voice for first time goes viral

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:20pm
Implant surgery in 2-year-old's inner ear was a success, but no one knew what would happen when the device was activated

Marathon star tests positive again for banned performance enhancer

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:50pm
Rita Jeptoo is a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time winner in Chicago

Cat cafes provide purrfect spot for cat lovers to gather

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:47pm
Business providing feline affection for short periods of time popular overseas, starting to take off in U.S.

Gang accused of robbing New Jersey freight trains

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:20pm
The Hudson County prosecutor's office announced the arrests of the so-called "Conrail Boyz" gang on Thursday

Jerry Sandusky won't get his $4,900-a-month pension back

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 5:55pm
Former Penn State assistant football coach, who is serving a decades-long prison sentence for child molestation, loses legal battle

Purrfect! Cats and coffee at NYC’s cat cafe

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:53pm
Cat cafes are popular overseas, and are now beginning to get a foothold in the U.S. CBS News' Naomi Choy Smith paid a visit to the Meow Parlor, which just opened in New York City.

Deputies: Woman, 72, slapped over Facebook snub

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:21pm
A 27-year-old Florida was reportedly angry when a 72-year-old woman said the Facebook name she uses in inappropriate and denied her friend request

Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI in Baltimore

CBS US News - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 4:11pm
18-time Olympic gold medalist was arrested in September for speeding and crossing the double yellow line while driving in a tunnel

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