Adopted Ohio woman finds out birth mom is coworker

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 8:22pm
Woman who gave up her daughter as a 15-year-old mom said she had always hoped to find her again

Seal or sea lion pup abducted from L.A. beach

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 6:06pm
Witnesses say they watched four people wrap the baby animal in a blanket and drive off; one pup escaped abduction

Man dies 1 week after violent Baltimore police encounter

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 5:35pm
Video captures last moments of arrest, but offers few clues as to how 25-year-old Freddie Gray broke his neck during incident

Another case of man shot in back by cop gains notice

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 4:58pm
Pa. Officer Lisa Mearkle charged with criminal homicide after man dies following two bullets in his back; defense fighting to keep video of incident private

Bill Clinton speaks at Oklahoma City National Memorial

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:34pm
At the 20th anniversary remembrance for the Oklahoma City bombing, the former president says it's important for all Americans to remember how much they owe Oklahomans.

Calendar: Week of April 20

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:01pm
From the Boston Marathon to Tax Freedom Day: "Sunday Morning" looks at notable events of the week ahead. Charles Osgood reports.

Bill Flanagan on subscription madness

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:00pm
The bane of life in the 21st century is the rise of the subscription service - meaning, all the things you used to buy once and own forever, that you are now supposed to keep buying over and over again. Contributor Bill Flanagan has some words about that.

Nature: Saguaro National Park

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:00pm
We leave you this morning at Saguaro National Park in Arizona, as we help observe National Park Week (which runs through next Sunday).

A tribute to Lauren Hill

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 1:34pm
She was passion personified, pure bravery bottled in a basketball jersey. Lauren Hill may have had a terminal brain tumor, but dying was the last thing on her mind. Steve Hartman pays tribute to the college basketball player who defied her illness to the very end.

Severe weather, winds sweep across South

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 1:28pm
Dallas area has music and sporting events delayed by winds topping 90 mph; much of south under severe thunderstorm watch

Passage: Remembering innovators and a soulful singer

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 1:08pm
Three unique individuals passed away this week: A trained architect, A. Alfred Taubman, who pioneered the idea of the modern strip mall; inventor Joel Spira, to be remembered for his light dimmer; and singer Percy Sledge, who recorded the hit, "When a Man Loves a Woman." Charles Osgood reports.

The magic of the Northern Lights

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 1:00pm
In the high latitudes of Alaska, the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, are a light show like no other. Lee Cowan travels to Fairbanks to witness the magical, even spiritual experience that viewing these extraordinary phenomena can be, and talks with photographer Ronn Murray about capturing the Aurora.

Almanac: The inventor of the outboard motor

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:55pm
On April 19, 1877, Ole Evinrude was born in Norway. After moving to Wisconsin, an unfortunate incident while rowing a boat led the tinkerer to come up with a new design for an outboard motor - revolutionizing recreational boating. Charles Osgood reports.

Oklahoma City bombing 20th anniversary remembrance

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:54pm
Service honors the exact moment bomb went off, killing 168 in federal building; ex-President Clinton among many in attendance

The challenges facing atheists in the U.S.

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:54pm
Fifty-three percent of Americans say they'd be less likely to support an atheist for president, and almost half say they'd be unhappy if a family member married an atheist. Mo Rocca reports on the many consequences that those who come out as non-believers suffer in a nation founded on religious tolerance.

Ronald Reagan's shooter spending more time in public

CBS US News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:55am
Williamsburg, Va., still not sure about increasing residency of John Hinckley Jr., found not guilty by reason of insanity for failed assassination attempt

Inclement weather causes multi-hour flight delays

CBS US News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:40pm
Bad weather in Denver forced airplanes to be diverted to other airports. One plane arriving from Kansas City ended up grounded on a tarmac for more than 6 hours. Vinita Nair reports.

Why social media enjoys ESPN reporter’s gaffe

CBS US News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:38pm
After a video surfaced of Britt McHenry insulting a towing company worker, ESPN quickly suspended the reporter. But as Jericka Duncan reports, the Internet backlash against McHenry is far from over.

California high school shines at academic decathlon

CBS US News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:36pm
Students from California’s Granada Hills Charter High School continued an academic dynasty, which started in 2011. Carter Evans shows what these dedicated students do in order to become national champions.

Hot-button issue: Common Core standardized tests

CBS US News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:30pm
More than 250,000 students across the country have opted out of taking the standardized tests which measure proficiency in math and language arts. Julianna Goldman reports how the Common Core debate is playing out on the campaign trail.

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