Almanac: A cautionary Mother's Day tale

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:50pm
On May 10, 1977, Joan Crawford died of a heart attack in New York City. The following year, her relationship with her daughter became the subject of Christina Crawford's tell-all, "Mommie Dearest." Charles Osgood reports.

Cops in Freddie Gray case want top prosecutor out

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:10pm
Attorneys for six officers charged in death of man in police custody say case should be dismissed, or Marilyn Mosby reassigned off it

Surprisingly early tropical storm lands in S.C.

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 11:25am
Official start of hurricane season is June 1; first named storm of season expected to drench Carolinas

Canelo Alvarez delivers devastating knockout

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 10:44am
Mexican boxing star in comeback bid drops his opponent so brutally in third round he cuts short celebration to check on him afterwards

Two cops shot dead in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 10:29am
"I know I'm dying," one of two cops shot after traffic stop says, according to witnesses; one of three suspects arrested tried to flee in patrol car

Offensive signs aim to attack discrimination on campus

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:40am
At the University of Colorado, students' racial views are being tested. Over 500 signs with racial sterotypes written on them were posted around campus as part of a campaign to raise awareness about racial inclusion. Mark Strassmann reports.

Zappos revamps company structure

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:36am
Online retailer Zappos is trying a new approach to management - holocracy. As Jericka Duncan reports, the system involves getting rid of job titles and decentralizing power.

Beverly Hills cracks down on water wasters

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:32am
Starting June 1, California cities have to cut their water use from 8 percent to as much as 36 percent. Among the 36-percenters: Beverly Hills. Carter Evans reports how they're cracking down on drought dodgers.

At least 1 dead, others missing in Texas tornadoes

CBS US News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:02am
Authorities say house-to-house search underway after tornadoes touch down in Eastland County

University of Colorado tries to fight racism with racism

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:12pm
Intentionally offensive posters around Boulder campus aim to spark dialogue about hate speech -- and eliminate it

Amid drought, Beverly Hills moves beyond fines for water wasters

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 8:49pm
Mayor says fines won't deter wealthy residents from wasting water: "I think it's going to come down to neighbors policing neighbors"

​A mother's promise

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 8:16pm
Before her son died of cancer, Barbara Saltzman promised she'd share the children's book he wrote with other young cancer patients

​Women competing in Army Ranger School find out results

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 4:29pm
One of the U.S. military's toughest courses is designed to replicate the constant stress, lack of food and sleep deprivation of combat

​Lesa France Kennedy, NASCAR's top mom

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 4:02pm
The CEO of International Speedway Corporation, and part of the family that built auto racing, is also mother to an up-and-coming driver

​Lincoln's funeral train is reborn

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 3:31pm
A group of history buffs has built a replica of the railway carriage that bore the slain president's remains past millions of mourners

Jameis Winston takes legal action against rape accuser

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 12:13pm
Move comes in response to woman's lawsuit against Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback now with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Obama becomes 4th President to visit all 50 states

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:30am
When Barack Obama arrived in South Dakota on Friday, it became the 50th state he has visited as President. Mr. Obama joins a small group of Presidents to have visited every station in the country. Kris Van Cleave reports from Washington with more.

​Ana becomes tropical storm as it nears Carolinas

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:28am
Formed ahead of Atlantic storm season, it threatens to push dangerous surf and drenching rains against Southeast coast

LA’s plan to secure cell towers from earthquakes

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:26am
Scientists agree “the big one” will strike Los Angeles in the next 30 years. Many of the cities retrofitted buildings will survive a big quake, but how about cell phone towers? As Omar Villafranca reports, L.A. is now the first in the nation to take steps to protect this vital infrastructure.

Travel scams found online cost Americans millions

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:26am
It's a growing online trend: fake or misleading hotel booking websites that take your reservation and your deposit, but leave you with no room and hotel. These bogus sites affect 2.5 million travelers every year, and now, Congress has asked the Attorney General to investigate. Peter Greenberg joints "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to tell us more.

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