Vatican on high alert for potential Islamic militant attack

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 9:19pm
Pope Francis has called for an end to the 'intolerable brutality' displayed by Islamic militants. The Vatican's head of security has acknowledged the existence of threats from Islamic militants concerning a possible attack. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Anne-Marie Greene have the details.

ISIS threatens Twitter CEO

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:58pm
Law enforcement officials are looking into new ISIS threats directed at Twitter. ISIS uses social media to reach potential recruits and disseminate propaganda. CBSN's Anne Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers are joined by CBS Justice correspondent Jeff Peges with the latest details.

FEMA under fire over insurance fraud allegations

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:51pm
FEMA is facing strong criticism from Capitol Hill after a "60 Minutes" investigation into an insurance program set up for victims of Hurricane Sandy detailed allegations of widespread fraud.

Husky puppy sounds like a babbling baby

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:10pm
A baby Husky appears to think he can talk! The puppy named Ramsey sounds a lot like a whimpering baby. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more on this cute puppy's baby babble.

Cop: Suspect yelled "Heil Hitler!" after Jewish site shootings

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 7:45pm
Frazier Glenn Miller allegedly asked how many Jews he had killed after the April 2014 attacks in Kansas

Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacks resentenced

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 6:51pm
16 men and women, including the Ohio group's leader, Samuel Mullet Sr., were resentenced for convictions on their remaining charges

Teacher found hanging in high school classroom in California

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 6:37pm
Female teacher found deceased inside locked classroom at El Dorado High School, police say

Chief: Man killed by LA cops grabbed police holster

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 6:37pm
LAPD chief asks public not to rush to judgment in deadly officer-involved shooting on Skid Row that was captured on video

Only woman on Georgia death row seeks mercy hours before execution

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 5:09pm
Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 46, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection for the 1997 stabbing death of her husband

Mom convicted of killing son, 5, via salt poisoning

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:57pm
Jury finds Lacey Spears guilty of second-degree murder in the death of 5-year-old Garnett

​Seattle bows public transit fares based on income

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:35pm
Passengers living below 200 percent of federal poverty level are now eligible for half-fare rides on region's buses, light rail, water taxis and streetcars

Proposed ban on popular bullet triggers run on ammo sales

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:08pm
Gun-rights advocates incensed by move to ban popular bullets used in AR-15 semiautomatic rifles, which can pierce police body armor

Government proposes ban on popular type of ammo

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:08pm
The bullet in question is called the M855 green tip. Paired with an automatic weapon, it can shoot through a bulletproof vest. Hunters and sportsmen oppose the ban, saying it is their Second Amendment right to own it.

Report: $4M in gold stolen in I-95 truck robbery

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 4:05pm
Thieves allegedly took advantage of transport's mechanical problem in North Carolina, forced armed guards into woods

It's Holi time

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:44pm
The ancient, colorful Hindu religious festival of Holi is celebrated as the harvest festival for the spring season

Nebraska same-sex marriage ban blocked by federal judge

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:39pm
Judge cites likelihood of Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex couples as part of reason for ending Nebraska ban

Forbes billionaire rankings has some fresh and familiar faces

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 3:09pm
Annual list adds some tech billionaire newcomers and shows the world's richest person got even richer

Escaped inmate found hiding in backyard Jacuzzi in L.A.

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 2:32pm
Police say 23-year-old "decided he no longer wanted to be incarcerated with us and took off over the west wall"

3 girls dead after carbon monoxide leak at grandma's house

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 2:08pm
8-year-old remains in critical condition after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide from furnace in Ohio home

Cal Ripken Jr. on A-Rod, faster baseball and children's book series

CBS US News - Mon, 03/02/2015 - 1:28pm
Cal Ripken Jr. spent his 21-year career as a shortstop and third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles. "The Iron Man" will always be known for playing a record 2,632 consecutive games in 17 seasons. Now, in retirement, Ripken enjoys sharing his life experiences with kids through a series of books. He joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his newest installment called "Out at Home."

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