Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on Obama's comments about marijuana

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:45pm
During her Attorney General confirmation hearing, Loretta Lynch said she disagreed with Obama's comparison of marijuana to alcohol. Listen to her explanation.

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on marijuana

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:42pm
At an Attorney General confirmation hearing, Lynch was asked if she supports the marijuana legalization. Listen to her answer.

Watch: 320-foot furnace at historic Baltimore steel plant imploded

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:32pm
The Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point is being demolished for environmental cleanup and to make way for new development

Kaboom goes the steel plant

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:18pm
A steel plant in Sparrows Point, Maryland imploded Wed. The structure, an old furnace, used to be 320 feet tall and weighed approximately 8 million pounds. It took 94 separate explosive charges at 12 points to bring the structure down. CBSN's Don Dahler and Elaine Quijano report.

Man killed by police after striking police dog with hammer

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:11pm
A 35-year-old Northern California man was allegedly vandalizing a home when the confrontation with police and the K-9 unit ensued

Mom who lost job jailed in bomb threat bank heist

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:00pm
Pittsburgh woman said "I'm sorry" as she was taken into custody

​5.7 earthquake shakes Northern California coast

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:45pm
No immediate reports of damage or injuries, no threat of tsunami

Electrical fire ignited Christmas tree in deadly Maryland blaze

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:23pm
Officials say blaze that killed 6 people began when an electrical fire ignited combustible materials that spread to 15-foot-tall tree

Charge dropped in death of aspiring meteorologist

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:08pm
A friend of an aspiring meteorologist shot to death under mysterious circumstances has had a misdemeanor gun charge against him dropped

​Report lists cars with highest and lowest rates of deaths

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:08pm
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is set to release a report detailing the safest car models in terms of driver death rates

California officials call e-cigarettes a health threat

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:57pm
State health officials worry young people will become addicted if the devices remain unregulated

Expert: Craigslist's "ethos of anonymity" leads to crime

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:17pm
The murder of a Georgia couple is the latest case in which people responding to Craigslist ads have been murdered, says classified ad consultant

Thieves smash SUV into Calif. museum, steal gold

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:11pm
Stolen nuggets dating to California gold rush likely worth at least tens of thousands

Supreme Court halts Oklahoma executions over drug

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:03pm
Controversial sedative midazolam, which Oklahoma now uses in lethal injection executions, to be examined by High Court

Ad criticizing NFL over domestic abuse to run during Super Bowl

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:00pm
A controversial 16-second spot that focuses on the topic as well as calling for the resignation of the NFL commissioner is set to run during the game

Super Bowl spots you have to see

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:56pm
There will be fifteen new Super Bowl ads this year, the most since 2000. Advertising experts say it's a clear sign of economic recovery. Advertising companies are banking on a 110 million viewers expected to tune in on game day. CBSN's Elaine Quijano reports on Super Bowl ads that are causing a stir.

Girl helps paramedics through sign language skills

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:36pm
A 10-year-old in Kansas used her signing skills to assist emergency health care workers with a car crash victim

Coyote runs with Mass. police cruiser during blizzard

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:22pm
Police say the wild animal did not heed the governor's call to stay off the roads

Massachusetts man dies after shoveling snow, mayor says

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:12pm
Officials acknowledge "there was probably some delay" responding to call about 53-year-old given the road conditions

Loretta Lynch promises Congress the Constitution will be her "lodestar"

CBS US News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:21pm
President Obama's pick for the top position at the Justice Department assures lawmakers that she will use the Constitution as her "lodestar" if confirmed as attorney general. CBS News reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Don Dahler with the latest.


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