At least five killed in Amtrak train derailment

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 8:54am
The derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia left at least five people dead and more than 100 in local hospitals for treatment. Train 188 was traveling from Washington to New York City. Brian Webb reports.

CrossFit icon's journey from front line to "badass"

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 8:41am
Christmas Abbott hasn't always been in the best of shape, but coming face-to-face with war made her realize it was time for a transformation

Passenger describes Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:06am
Passenger Beth Davidz was on the phone when her New York City-bound Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia. She spoke to CBSN's Anne-Marie Green about the accident.

The most bicycle-friendly cities in the U.S.

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:50am
Where to go if you want to put the pedal to the metal with your own two feet.

Amtrak train crash: What caused the derailment?

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:40am
CBS News transportation safety analyst Mark Rosenker explains what could have caused an Amtrak train traveling from Washington D.C., to New York City to derail.

Amtrak train derails outside Philadelphia

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:55am
Train bound from Washington, D.C. to New York City was going into turn when it jumped rails

Jeb Bush clarifies statement supporting Iraq invasion

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:54am
Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush clarified statements that he would also have invaded Iraq as his brother George W. Bush did as president. CBSN's Kristine Johnson reports.

Best friends create their own neighborhood

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:28am
Four couples have been best friends for so long that they decided to build their own neighborhood. They are calling it a "bestie block."

Hasbro ditches female avenger in toy set

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:21am
Hasbro is being criticized after a key change in one of its toy sets from "Avengers: Age of Ultron." They ditched a female character in favor of Captain America. CBSN's Kristine Johnson explains.

Musk goes on defensive for comments in upcoming book

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:20am
In a new book "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future," Musk is portrayed as allegedly scolding an employee for missing a company meeting to witness the birth of his child. Musk is now going on the defensive saying the claims are "B.S."

Advil vs. Tylenol: Which is better?

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:17am
CBSN breaks down the uses for generic medication. Many people believe popular medications like Advil and Tylenol are pretty much interchangeable. But that may not be the case.

5/12: Second major earthquake hits Nepal; Sisters travel cross country for bone marrow donors

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:16am
A 7.3 earthquake struck Nepal weeks after it was hit by a major earthquake last month; and Sisters Sam and Alex Kimura are on a year-long, cross-country road trip to find bone marrow donors.

UVA dean sues Rollling Stone for defamation

CBS US News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:14am
A University of Virginia Associate Dean, Nicole Eramo, filed a defamation lawsuit for $7.5 million against Rolling Stone Magazine. Eramo alleges that the magazine portrayed her as indifferent to claims of sexual assault on campus.

Tiger Woods pens support letter to stuttering teen

CBS US News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:42pm
"I know what it's like to be different" says golf star to high school fan

Baltimore PD practices to be reviewed by feds

CBS US News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:18pm
The Department of Justice is investigating the Baltimore Police Department after six officers were charged in the killing of an unarmed suspect, Freddie Gray. CBS News correspondent Chip Reid took a look at the police records.

Attorney defends NFL investigation

CBS US News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:04pm
Ted Wells, the attorney who led the deflategate investigation for the NFL, says he felt it was necessary to address those questioning his independence and the findings in his report.

No charges filed against officer in death of Tony Robinson, Jr.

CBS US News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:56pm
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced that no charges would be filed against Officer Matt Kenny in the death of Tony Robinson, Jr., a 19-year-old who was unarmed but allegedly acting aggressively at the time of his death. Reporter Bruce Marcus was in Madison, Wisconsin and explains the reaction from the local community.

Walmart and water bottlers criticized for selling California's scarce water

CBS US News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:48pm
Drought-strapped residents question companies' making money using municipal water amid severe shortage

Baltimore police's handling of injured suspects questioned

CBS US News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:46pm
CBS News investigation finds in last three years, 700 detainees with visible injuries taken to the hospital -- only after being turned away by central booking

Black professor regrets comments blasting "white college males"

CBS US News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:30pm
Sociology professor Saida Grundy, due to start work at Boston University this summer, said on Twitter that "white masculinity is THE problem for America's colleges"


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