Baltimore mayor on mysterious death: "I want answers"

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:04pm
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake calls unexplained death of Freddie Gray unaceptable, says investigation moving quickly

University of Florida frat expels 3 for allegedly spitting on wounded vets

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:21pm
Founder of warrior group says drunk Zeta Beta Tau fraternity members insulted the veterans and stole their flags at resort in Florida

Montana judge who was censured over teen rape comments to get award

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:07pm
Judge G. Todd Baugh sparked outrage when he said 14-year-old shared responsibility for her rape by a teacher, whom he sentenced to just one month

Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:35pm
Photos and videos posted to Twitter show tourists being evacuated from Liberty Island

Hard cider making a comeback in the U.S.

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:44pm
CBS News correspondent Marlie Hall joins CBSN with more on the comeback of what was once a popular drink in the nation's history.

Ohio botulism outbreak grows

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:39pm
More cases are reported as investigators try to track down the source of the deadly bacteria

Sheriff's deputy stops to share lunch with homeless man

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:32pm
A photo of a deputy sharing a sandwich with a homeless man is going viral

Nurse with cancer writes own obituary before death

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:25pm
Woman says she hopes to be remembered with "laughter, love and a good pint"

Cancer survivor kicked out of school over attendance

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:00pm
A 12-year-old Michigan girl who won her battle with leukemia was dismissed from her middle school over concerns about her attendance and academic performance. Rose McGrath's parents are fighting back, saying the school didn't do enough to help their sick daughter. CBS Western Michigan affiliate WWMT has the story.

Georgia university cancels classes amid uproar over American flag protest

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:59pm
Flap started after video showed Air Force veteran taking flag away from demonstrators who had walked on it to protest racism

New medical device could make shots pain-free

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:45pm
Students at Rice University have created a device that would numb the skin immediately before an injection. They have filed for a provisional patent and have even agreed on a name: "Comfortably Numb." KHOU-TV's Josh Chapin reports.

Ky. woman guilty of murdering boyfriend

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:27pm
Shayna Hubers shot her boyfriend 6 times during an argument in 2012

Student sues Columbia Univ. after rape claim tossed

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:08pm
Columbia student says university failed to protect him against harassment when rape accuser went public, carried mattress around campus saying he raped her

Baltimore police rides scrutinized after man's death

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:39pm
Freddie Gray isn't the first person to die after being transported by police van

Union: Baltimore man who died in police custody wasn't wearing seatbelt

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:30pm
New details are emerging from the death of a Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who died after sustaining severe spinal injuries while in police custody. CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Vladimir Duthiers have more.

Miss. man "grateful to be alive" after freak lawn mower accident

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:13pm
Lawn mower shoots 3-inch metal wire up man's nose and into his head, just missing his carotid artery and jugular vein

University of Florida frat accused of spitting on wounded war veterans

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:37pm
Zeta Beta Tau fraternity is currently on conduct probation for a hazing incident in the fall semester

Weinstein, taken hostage by al Qaeda in 2011, devoted life to helping others

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:56am
Warren Weinstein is one of the two hostages who were killed in a CIA drone strike in January. The counterterrorism operations also killed two additional Americans who joined al Qaeda. It is believed they were using Weinstein and an Italian hostage as shields. Wyatt Andrews reports on the story from outside the Weinstein family home in Rockville, Maryland.

From hope to frustration to grief: Warren Weinstein's family mourns loss

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:28am
During his three-and-a-half-year captivity, his wife and daughters pleaded for his release and are now mourning their loss

Families slam U.S. hostage negotiation policies in wake of deaths

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:24am
A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan accidentally killed two hostages, including American aid worker Warren Weinstein, and now, Weinstein's wife is slamming the government. Jeff Pegues reports on why she isn't alone in criticizing the administration's approach to hostages.

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