40 percent of LA's water system graded C or lower

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:44pm
Since 2010, there have been more than 5,200 leaks in the Los Angeles water system. Carter Evans reports on what the city is doing to make improvements

Polar vortex begins its move into the U.S.

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:56am
A typhoon in the Pacific is expected to cause a massive polar vortex for much of the U.S. in the coming days. Meteorologist Ed Curran of Chicago station WBBM has the forecast.

Preventing violence in Ferguson while awaiting grand jury

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:56am
A grand jury will soon decide whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Authorities are planning for how to avoid any violence, whatever the result. Michelle Miller reports from Ferguson, Mo.

Obama pledges compromise at Congressional leaders’ lunch

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:55am
President Obama hosted Congressional leaders of both parties at the White House for lunch on Friday, and pledged that he could work with Republicans in the next term. They also discussed the additional deployment of troops to Iraq. Jon Allen, Washington bureau chief of Bloomberg News, joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" to discuss the meeting.

New VA secretary talks to "60 Minutes"

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:54am
Bob McDonald, the new secretary of Veterans' Affairs, says more than 1,000 employees will be punished for the VA hospital scandal. He sat down with Scott Pelley for an interview, which will air Sunday on "60 Minutes."

Father saves stepdaughter from kidnapping

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:53am
Police in Utah say a man stopped an intruder from kidnapping his stepdaughter after hearing the front door open and the girl speaking with someone. The suspect was arrested nearby. Anthony Mason reports.

Up to 1,500 more Americans headed to Iraq

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 11:52am
President Obama announced Friday that as many as 1,500 more soldiers will be deployed to Iraq in the coming months to train and advise the Iraqi military in the fight against ISIS. It will almost double the number of troops there. Julianna Goldman reports from Washington.

Visiting the Grand Canyon? You may have to pay more soon

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 4:12am
More than 100 parks want to increase their entry fees pay for upgrades and repairs; public has limited time to comment

Military names 5 U.S. bases for Ebola troop quarantines

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 2:53am
Service members will have 21 days of isolation and monitoring after returning from the Ebola response mission in West Africa

Pittsburgh researcher convicted of poisoning wife with cyanide

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 1:58am
Dr. Robert Ferrante faces a mandatory life sentence in the April 2013 death of his wife, neurologist Dr. Autumn Klein

11/7: Obama plans to send more troops to fight ISIS; Terminally-ill basketball player gets help to live dream

CBS US News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 12:20am
The President announced that he wants to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq to fight ISIS -- though he says they will not be in combat roles. David Martin reports from the White House; and, as part of our continuing series "On the Road," Steve Hartman has been following the story of a young terminally-ill college student whose dream was to play in a college game. Her dream came true with a little help from some friends she didn't know she had.

Ferguson braces for grand jury decision in Michael Brown death

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:52pm
There's fear of more violent protests if the grand jury does not indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the unarmed black teen's death

The other team's view of the Ohio miracle game

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 10:32pm
When a terminally-ill college freshmen made a layup in the final weeks of her life, it wasn't just her teammates cheering

Disney's rebound

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:22pm
Disney's stock has been slumping since it reported earnings this week that showed some weakness in its cable division. But it's been helped by strong sales at the box office. Buzzfeed entertainment editor Kelley Carter joins CBSN with more.

​Remains of Typhoon Nuri slam Alaska's Aleutian Islands

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 9:03pm
Forecasters say the storm could be more intense than Superstorm Sandy, but will hit a sparsely populated area

Selling smartphones

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:48pm
Apple and Samsung dominate the smartphone market, but both companies have very different approaches. Samsung releases more phones than Apple does in a year -- but which strategy works better? CNET editor-at-large Brian Cooley has the answers.

Questions surround Mass. student shot in Fla.

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:22pm
Despite initial reports that Timothy Englehardt shot himself on September 13, his parents never believed he committed suicide

Tale of Colorado's Balloon Boy made into a musical

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 7:48pm
In 2009, the nation was transfixed by claims that a Colorado boy might be inside a runaway weather balloon. The story wasn't true. Five years later, the tale of the balloon boy has become a high school musical. Suzanne McCarroll has the story.

Tsarnaev friends' sentencing hits legal snag

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 7:47pm
Sentencing of two friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect could be affected by U.S. Supreme Court case

Korean War vet who died as POW finally laid to rest in California

CBS US News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 7:43pm
Returning POWs reported Army Sgt. Lee H. Manning was captured by Chinese forces in 1950 and died six months later


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