High tornado threat for southern, central plains states

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:32am
Parts of the southern and central plains states brace for more severe weather today. Don Champion reports on the latest about the severe weather.

Plains states brace for new round of severe weather

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:20am
Forecasters warn another storm system could produce violent twisters in parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

Obama completes 50-state tour

CBS US News - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 2:24am
President Obama hit a milestone Friday when he gave a commencement speech in South Dakota, becoming only the fourth U.S. president to visit all 50 states.

Atlanta plane crash victims were heading to college graduation

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:56pm
Four people killed when small plane crashed on Atlanta highway Friday were on their way to graduation ceremony

Southern, central Plains under "high tornado threat" for Saturday

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:47pm
Regions of Texas and Oklahoma expected to face the most severe threat

Charlotte cop's trial in shooting death won't be moved

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 8:20pm
Officer Randall Kerrick is accused of fatally shooting Jonathan Ferrell, a former Florida A&M football player

Father and Son: The Verdict

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 8:12pm
To some, the untimely death of a Utah mother and noted scientist appeared to be a suicide -- to her teenage son it was murder, and he was determined to prove it

Great white shark pings off New Jersey, "moving with purpose"

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:36pm
Mary Lee, the 3,456-pound shark tagged with an electronic tracker, is "trying to get back to Cape Cod to mate," expert says

Sandtown: Inside Freddie Gray's neighborhood

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:26pm
A life of drugs is all but certain in an area where half of young African-Americans are unemployed

U.S. concerned China behind "malicious" cyber-attack on U.S. sites

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:20pm
Chinese authorities allegedly carried out denial-of-service attacks, intermittently shutting down anti-online censorship group

​Scott Simon on a mother's special vision

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:01pm
The NPR host says on Mother's Day we should try to see our mothers in the same ageless way that they see us

Cops' offensive texts prompt review of thousands of cases

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 6:56pm
San Francisco district attorney taps retired judges to review cases for possible bias following disclosure of homophobic, racist text messages

One mother gets a new heart

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 5:03pm
Loretta Thomas considers herself blessed to be able to celebrate Mother’s Day with her family. The 55-year-old mother and grandmother had a transplant in January, after suffering a heart attack three years ago. Matt Kozar reports from the Bronx, New York.

Vintage WWII planes fly over DC, one makes unexpected landing

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 4:37pm
Dozens of vintage military aircraft marked the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day - but one had to make an unplanned detour

​Lincoln assassination: The other murder attempt

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 4:31pm
As the president was shot at Ford's Theatre, a former Confederate soldier attempted to kill Secretary of State Seward, and failed spectacularly

"Giggles the Pig" for mayor in Flint, Michigan?

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 4:30pm
After a clerical error cleared every candidate from the ballot, one ambitious pig and his owner are hoping for a write-in victory. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Anne-Marie Green talk about the unlikely campaign.

Private plane crashes into Atlanta highway

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:54pm
Four passengers were killed when a private airplane crashed into one of Atlanta's busiest highways. CBS News producer Misty Showalter describes the scene on the ground to CBSN.

Nun, 85, has nuclear plant sabotage conviction overturned

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:46pm
Sister Megan Rice and 2 activists broke into facility storing bomb-grade uranium and painted slogans and splashed blood on the walls

Software pairs college roommates

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:20pm
College students used to have limited say in who they would get for a dorm roommate. But now, hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide are turning to software programs that help pair students using surveys and matching algorithms. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on how this technology aims to lower the number of bad roommate pairings and improve student satisfaction.

ISIS threat prompts U.S. military bases to raise security level

CBS US News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:46pm
Pentagon spokesman says increased security was ordered in wake of Texas attack and social media chatter


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