Police chief: We almost "buried two police officers" after Ferguson shootings

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 1:39pm
St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar gives update on the condition of the two officers shot during a protest in Ferguson

Pro-police rally unfolds in Madison following shooting of unarmed man

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:46pm
As hundreds protest shooting of unarmed biracial man by white police officer, a separate rally to show support for police draws 250

Baby Lily who survived icy river crash returns home

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:36pm
The 18-month-old was released from a Salt Lake City hospital after surviving a crash that took the life of her mother. Lily dangled upside down in her car seat for 14 hours after the car plunged into a frigid river on Friday. Gayle King reports.

"Breaking Bad" creator tells fans to stop throwing pizzas on roof

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:34pm
Louis and Fran Padilla's home stood in for Walter White's residence on the hit show. Over the years, dozens of fans have showed up to reeenact the pizza toss. Now the couple is fighting back. Gayle King reports.

Protesters picket Dallas home of OU student who led racist chant

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:27pm
Demonstrators in front of Parker Rice's home shout: "Teach your kids another way, no modern day KKK!"

RTDNF honors the late Bob Simon with lifetime achievement award

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:22pm
The Radio Television Digital News Foundation gave its lifetime achievement award to the longtime CBS News correspondent Bob Simon. "60 Minutes" executive producer Jeff Fager and Simon's daughter Tanya, a "60 Minutes" producer, accepted the award Wednesday night in Washington. Charlie Rose reports.

Military families grieve for 11 killed in Black Hawk crash in Florida

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:14pm
Vigil comes after searchers struggle in thick fog to find the remains of the 11 soldiers presumed dead in crash

The Knot survey reveals wedding costs and trends

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:12pm
"The Knot" is out with its annual "Real Weddings" study and it shows the average wedding cost in 2014 was more than $31,000, up about 4 percent from 2013. The Knot editor-in-chief Rebecca Dolgin joins "CBS This Morning" to reveal the results of the study, first on "CBS This Morning."

Former WH aide Dan Pfeiffer on Obama's presidency

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 12:06pm
President Obama faces his final two years in office without senior advisor Dan Pfeiffer. The 39-year-old departed the White House last week after starting on the campaign trail with then-Sen. Obama. Charlie Rose spoke to Pfeiffer about what it was like working for the president.

New efforts to bring high-speed rail to America

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:38am
High-speed rail has had a difficult time catching on in the U.S. The White House unveiled its vision for new train corridors in 2009, but so far, there has been little progress. Top speed on Amtrak Acela trains only reaches about 150 miles per hour, but now there are high speed rail projects underway in the country that will go 50 miles per hour faster. The people pushing the projects forward believe the idea of high-speed rail in the U.S. has finally turned the corner. Jeff Pegues reports.

Palcohol creator defends products amidst lawmakers' call for ban

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:08am
Palcohol is sparking debate in states across the U.S. When mixed with water, it creates a cocktail. The federal government has approved the powdered alcohol, but more than a dozen states have banned it or are considering bans. Palcohol's creator Mark Phillips, who spoke only to "CBS This Morning," says those fears are widely overblown. Jan Crawford reports.

Brother and sister help save toddler from kidnapping in Washington

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:55am
Police in Sprague, Washington, say they have found the teenager who ran off with a young child on Sunday. Dramatic surveillance video captured the attempted kidnapping. Vladimir Duthiers reports on how the police apprehended the suspect.

"Horrible cancer" entered OU SAE frat years ago, chapter board says

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:48am
There are more questions about whether University of Oklahoma fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon's racist chant began on campus. The chapter's advisory board released a statement saying the stigma dates back at least three to four years. At a town hall Wednesday, students, staff and area residents came together to talk about diversity. Jericka Duncan reports from Norman, Oklahoma.

This Morning from CBS News, March 12, 2015

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:40am
Manhunt after 2 cops shot in Ferguson, Missouri; new embarrassment for Secret Service; the reason companies don't fix consumer-related cybersecurity

Jury sees images of MIT officer killing in Boston Marathon bombing trial

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:36am
The sixth day of testimony begins Thursday in the trial. On Wednesday, the focus shifted to the death of MIT police officer Sean Collier. Prosecutors say the Tsarnaev brothers ambushed and killed Collier once the FBI named them as bombing suspects. Don Dahler reports from Boston with the evidence.

Fog hampers search for 11 servicemen presumed dead in helicopter crash

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:28am
Military rescue crews resume their search for any sign of seven Marines and four soldiers after a helicopter crashed in the Florida Panhandle. The troops were in a Black Hawk helicopter that came down Tuesday night near Eglin Air Force Base. Mark Strassmann reports from Navarre, where the weather is making the rescue effort very difficult.

Secret Service agents accused of driving into White House barrier after drinking

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:22am
There are new and disturbing allegations of misconduct in the Secret Service. Two senior agents allegedly drove a government vehicle into a barricade at the White House last week after a night of drinking at a party. The two agents are under investigation. Major Garrett reports from the White House.

Manhunt in Ferguson after two police officers shot

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 10:20am
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are searching for a gunman who shot the officers overnight. The gunfire happened during a protest outside Ferguson police headquarters and sparked a dramatic police response. The two wounded officers are in serious condition. Mike Colombo of St. Louis affiliate KMOV reports from the shooting scene.

Palcohol shakes up quick cocktails, and controversy

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:31am
As lawmakers raise concerns about powdered alcohol's potential dangers, creator Mark Phillips tells CBS News "big government" should back off his booze

Crossroads of faith and fitness

CBS US News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 9:03am
Research has suggested a link between frequent churchgoing and obesity, but some Sunday services are combining spirituality with sweating it out

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