40th anniversary of Joan Little's pivotal murder acquittal

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 8:03am
Forty years ago, Joan Little, who is black, was acquitted in the murder of a white North Carolina prison guard, becoming the first woman in the U.S. to win with the defense that she used deadly force to resist sexual assault

Joan Little's 1975 murder trial: a milestone on several fronts

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 5:46am
Little, who is black, was acquitted in the death of a white guard in a North Carolina jail

FAA clamping down on drone operators

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 3:37am
Pilotless devices' proliferation threatens air safety, wildfire fighting and personal privacy

FAA promises crack down on drones

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 3:37am
With aircraft safety and individual privacy at risk, the FAA is taking a stronger approach in its dealing with drones and their operators

Report: ISIS used mustard gas on Kurds

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 1:21am
Pentagon sources tell CBS News that reports are "credible" that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) likely used mustard gas against Kurdish fighters in Iraq

Behind "Straight Outta Compton"

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:59am
The N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" has gotten strong reviews prior to its Friday opening

DNA tests show President Harding fathered love child

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:45am
New DNA testing proves that the 29th U.S. President Warren J. Harding fathered a child with his mistress Nan Britton in 1919, the central allegation in her 1928 best-selling tell-all

Customs recovers stolen $15M Picasso painting

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:33am
A $15M Picasso masterpiece called "The Hairdresser" has been recovered by custom agents in New Jersey

Supplies of a French rosé to run out for the summer

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:27am
The director of a French winery says supplies of the popular "Whispering Angel Rosé" are running low and will be sold out by the end of the summer

Woman sues after roll-throwing restaurant threw a roll at her

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:25am
A patron of a restaurant known for its "Throwed Rolls" tossed to customers is suing after she was struck by one of the rolls

Bear-ly believable human dons costume to bother animals

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:22am
Officials want to question man in a bear suit who harassed a mother bear and her two cubs -- and say "This is not the first time"

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CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:17am
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Police went 4 times to home where Houston family murdered

CBS US News - Fri, 08/14/2015 - 12:03am
Deputies had gone to the home constantly over a nine hour period before entering and eventually encountering a gunman

Mexico says it will not build or pay for border wall

CBS US News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:47pm
Despite claims by Presidential candidate Donald Trump, Mexico says it will not pay for a wall along its border with the U.S.

Study: Music during surgery decreases patients' pain

CBS US News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:41pm
A new study says that playing music during surgery can reduce a patient's pain

Amusement park guest struck, killed by roller coaster

CBS US News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:41pm
The victim was in a restricted area of the Sandusky, Ohio amusement park when the fatal incident occurred

Chicago neighborhood finds reprieve from murders

CBS US News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:35pm
Murders are up 21 percent this year in Chicago. But one part of town has found a way to bring that number down

Sketch artist comments on that unflattering Tom Brady portrait

CBS US News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:31pm
Courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg apologized for drawing a sketch of Tom Brady that has drawn viral ridicule online

Samsung Pay aims to revolutionize mobile payment

CBS US News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:23pm
Samsung Pay will allow customers to use their phones just like a credit card almost anywhere

Sales of counterfeit tourniquets prompts safety alert

CBS US News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:15pm
CBS News has learned of an alert from New Hampshire that has implications for first responders across the country and the military

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