Historic Louisiana flooding displaces thousands

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:53pm
At least 11 people are dead and 40,000 homes are impacted after historic flooding slammed Louisiana. Officials are now warning that conditions may get worse before it gets better. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca joins CBSN with more on how the government is responding to the flood disaster.

"Blue Cut Fire" scorches Southern California

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:43pm
A new wildfire is exploding in southern California. The major wildfire is forcing evacuations in the Cajon Pass area of California. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans joins CBSN with the latest.

Man arrested in connection with California's Clayton fire

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:36pm
A man was arrested for arson in connection with the Clayton fire in California. Fire crews are scrambling to contain the wildfire that has now burned more than 4,000 acres. CBS News correspondent Mireya Villareal joins CBSN with more.

Olympian Gabby Douglas bullied online for her facial expressions, hair

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:27pm
The Rio Olympics should have been a happy time for U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas; instead, the three-time gold medalist fell victim to brutal and relentless cyber bullying

Trump dismisses claims his campaign is falling behind

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:24pm
Donald Trump said he will not change his campaign style, even though never in 60 years has a candidate this far behind in the polls gone on to win presidency. But there are still 12 weeks to go. Major Garrett reports.

22 Push-Up Challenge sweeps the Internet

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:20pm
Move over ice buckets -- there's a new challenge rippling through social media. The 22 Push-Up Challenge aims to raise awareness about veterans' suicide. Jim Axelrod has more.

Legendary TV host John McLaughlin dead at 89

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:17pm
John McLaughlin, a former Jesuit priest and Nixon speech writer, pioneered the political talk show format with the "McLaughlin Group." He never missed a broadcast, until this past Sunday. McLaughlin was 89.

Rising cost of life-saving EpiPen leaves some at risk

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:16pm
Forty-three million Americans are at risk for anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction to anything from bee stings to peanut butter. They need to carry EpiPens everywhere they go -- but the cost is soaring. Vinita Nair found out why.

Petraeus: "Several presidents to come" will face troubles in Iraq

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:13pm
In "Day One," a CBS News series, we're hearing from experts about the critical issues the next president will face when they take office. Margaret Brennan spoke with retired general David Petreaus about Iraq -- and what the next president will have to deal with on day one.

IOC strips Russia of gold in 2008 women's relay race

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:11pm
Yulia Chermoshanskaya and the rest of Russia's relay team are ordered to return their 2008 Olympic gold medals

Aetna pulls back on Obamacare

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:09pm
Another major health insurer says it is substantially dropping out of Obamacare. Aetna's decision further limits choice and price competition, especially in rural America. Jan Crawford has more.

FBI hands over notes from Clinton interview to Congress

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:07pm
The FBI has given Congress notes related to its investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state. The unusual handover came at the request of Republicans who are accusing Clinton of lying to Congress. Nancy Cordes reports.

Rain stops, but flooding continues in Louisiana

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:02pm
The flooding death toll rose to 11 in Louisiana on Tuesday. Search and rescue teams are still looking for stranded residents as floodwaters move downstream in Louisiana. Omar Villafranca reports.

Arson arrest in California wildfire

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 10:01pm
Law enforcement believes a 40-year-old California man is responsible for starting the Clayton fire and several smaller fires throughout the year. Meanwhile, the governor has declared a state of emergency for the burned out area. Mireya Villarreal has more.

Fast-growing SoCal fire traps firefighters

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 9:55pm
In less than four hours, a 5-acre fire became a 55-acre monster, trapping firefighters. The blaze shut down the main highway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas and sent people running from their homes. Carter Evans has more.

No one volunteered, so Boston will assign bodycams to police

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 9:47pm
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans acknowledged that bodycams have been a "hard sell" to his officers

Charges: 4-month-old dies after father repeatedly punches her

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 9:41pm
Cory Morris, 21, allegedly admitted punching his infant daughter 15 times and hitting her in the chest seven times

22 Push-Up Challenge hopes to save the lives of veterans

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 9:07pm
The latest viral Internet challenge aims to raise awareness and prevention for veteran suicide

Fast-moving flames destroy homes, businesses in Calif. community

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 8:51pm
More than 8,000 firefighters are battling seven large wildfires in California; suspect arrested for allegedly starting NorCal blaze

Six kids injured by electric shock on Conn. park ride

CBS US News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 8:38pm
Even the operator felt the electric shock as he turned off the ride


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