Remembering the "Mississippi Burning" murders

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:09pm
On June 21, 1964, civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner were ambushed and shot dead by the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi. Their deaths were dramatized in the 1988 film "Mississippi Burning." David Goodman, the brother of Andrew Goodman, reflects on the case that captured the nation's attention.

Government moves to ban drones in 400 national parks

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 8:54pm
National Park Service says the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety

Report: Meeks' wife upset about viral mug shot

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 8:27pm
A friend of the couple says Jeremy Meeks' wife is upset that people are taking her husband's arrest as a joke and saying "crazy things" about his looks

Man pleads guilty in Aspen socialite killing

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 7:58pm
William Styler admitted to killing Nancy Pfister, 57, while she slept; he'd been renting her house

U.S. seeks legal protections for military teams going to Iraq

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 7:45pm
Goal is to ensure that U.S. troops would be subject to U.S. military justice system if needed and not to the Iraqi judicial system

Child porn sweep in Pa. nets 13 arrests

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 6:31pm
A child pornography investigation 60 miles from Philadelphia is said to catch suspects with thousands of pictures of child sexual abuse

"Unprecedented" damage in Minnesota after heavy rains

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 5:24pm
Also, swollen Big Sioux River crests after threatening homes where Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota meet

Man throws hot grits, charged with attempted murder

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 5:13pm
Police say Orlando, Fla. man threw hot grits at his neighbor during their latest argument, causing severe burns

​The history woven into denim jeans

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 4:18pm
How a classic piece of workwear became an icon of freedom - and why antique jeans are a prize for designers today

Landlord charged with murdering roommate

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 4:14pm
A suburban Minneapolis man allegedly set his roommate on fire, hours after police responded to a dispute between them

​Roger Bennett on America's growing love for football

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 2:07pm
Co-host of ESPN's "Men in Blazers" says the world's most popular sport has slowly gained a foothold among young people in the U.S.

​Calendar: Week of June 23

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 1:39pm
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead

Iraqi immigrants in U.S. fear for loved ones back home

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:43pm
Many Iraqi immigrants have been unable to communicate with their families in Iraq where Sunni militants have seized territory

Report: Central Park 5 to get $40 million from NYC

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:32pm
The settlement for the five men whose convictions were overturned in the 1989 rape and beating of a woman in Central Park still needs to be approved, according to the New York Times

Investigation of California inmate sterilizations urged after audit

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:23pm
Report identified 39 "unlawful" cases where female inmates apparently did not know that medical procedures would leave them sterile

​Court overturns ban on Los Angelenos living in cars

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 12:15pm
Federal appeals panel rules 31-year-old L.A. law discriminates against the homeless and poor

​Small plane lands in Houston parking lot

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:54am
No serious injuries as pilot makes emergency landing, just missing several parked cars

​50 years ago: When all eyes were on Mississippi

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 11:17am
On June 21, 1964, three men working to register blacks to vote disappeared, setting off a desperate manhunt, as covered by CBS News

Mug shot of handsome Calif. suspect goes viral

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 8:32am
His high cheek bones, chiseled face, striking blue eyes drawing praise but his alleged crimes aren't

Triple shooting after rap concert outside Denver

CBS US News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 7:48am
Gunfire rang out in parking lot of famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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