Indiana girl turns "runt" into championship winning horse

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:18pm
On a farm in Connersville, Indiana, a horse once considered the "runt" of the breeding stock was raised -- with the help of a little girl -- to become a champion.Steve Hartman has more.

Zika concerns spread among pregnant woman

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:08pm
Another Zika case has been reported in Florida. Leslie Isaza is 36 weeks pregnant with her first child. She lives in the "Zika Zone" in downtown Miami and is awaiting test results after having some symptoms caused by the ZIka virus. David Begnaud has more.

After traumatic police murders, PD applicants soar in Dallas

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:06pm
After a lone gunman killed 5 police officers last month in Dallas, the police chief has called on people to help the community. More than 467 people have applied to join. Omar Villafranca has more.

Olympic opening day marred by protests

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:02pm
The Olympic torch was blocked briefly by thousands of protestors near Rio's Copacabana Beach. A recent survey shows that 63 percent of Brazilians think that hosting the Olympics is doing more harm than good. Ben Tracy reports.

Hillary Clinton on the rise

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:00pm
CBS News' director of elections Anthony Salvanto weighs on on what's driving the big shift to Clinton in the latest polls.

USA Swimming releases their own "Carpool Karaoke"

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:57pm
Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin among U.S. Olympians singing their hearts out

Chicago police release video of fatal teen shooting

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:55pm
There is new tension in Chicago following the release of video showing the moments before and after police shot a young black man they were chasing. The unarmed 18-year-old died after being shot in the back, reports Jerika Duncan.

Clinton widening lead over Trump in polls

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:48pm
National polls show Hillary Clinton has opened a seven-point lead over Donald Trump, who is coming off a rough week of missteps, reports Dean Reynolds.

Photos of the week

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 9:30pm
The most compelling images from the week's news, July 30-August 5, 2016

Mayor on strip poker charge: "I never endangered a child"

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 8:55pm
The embattled mayor of Stockton, Calif. is accused of making audio recordings of the game at a youth camp he runs

The "fairy tale" of a horse called Faith

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 8:12pm
For as long as her parents can remember, Breana Carsey, 11, has had a crazy dream -- which, turns out, wasn't crazy after all

Artificial intelligence scans dating sites to find matches for you

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 8:06pm
A new app might be able to help you find better matches in your quest for love. Jennifer Palmer has more.

Study: Men on Tinder have low self-esteem

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 8:04pm
A new study finds that men on tinder have low self-esteem. So, in trying to find your soul mate will you lose your own self-esteem? Psychotherapist Dr. Lisa Palmer joins CBSN with more on the psychological effects of being on apps like Tinder.

Trump backtracks on "secret video" comments

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 6:56pm
Donald Trump backpedaled claims he saw a video of the payment of $400 million in cash from the U.S. to Iran. Washington Post politics reporter Phillip Bump joins CBSN with the latest on the backlash from the GOP.

Reaction after Chicago shooting video released

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 6:55pm
Chicago Police released bodycam video of the shooting of Paul O'Neal last week. The 18-year-old O'Neal was unarmed and running away from officers when he was killed. CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan joins CBSN with more.

​Revisiting the UT Tower shooting

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 5:38pm
A new documentary examines a sniper's mass murder at the University of Texas at Austin which, 50 years later, continues to inflict pain

FBI takes action in probe of powerful Philly labor boss

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 4:40pm
Johnny Dougherty known as most powerful non-elected official in Philadelphia

Police face off with 6-foot alligator in Massachusetts backyard

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:46pm
Police captain says he's never seen anything like this in 29 years of law enforcement

​Almanac: The Purple Heart

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 3:10pm
On August 7, 1782, Gen. George Washington created the Badge of Military Merit, forerunner to today's honor accorded wounded service members

Tornado hits New Orleans as strong storms pummel city

CBS US News - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 1:50pm
Brief but intense storm takes down abandoned houses, trees, power lines

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