Student sues Columbia Univ. after rape claim tossed

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:08pm
Columbia student says university failed to protect him against harassment when rape accuser went public, carried mattress around campus saying he raped her

Baltimore police rides scrutinized after man's death

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:39pm
Freddie Gray isn't the first person to die after being transported by police van

Union: Baltimore man who died in police custody wasn't wearing seatbelt

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:30pm
New details are emerging from the death of a Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who died after sustaining severe spinal injuries while in police custody. CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Vladimir Duthiers have more.

Miss. man "grateful to be alive" after freak lawn mower accident

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:13pm
Lawn mower shoots 3-inch metal wire up man's nose and into his head, just missing his carotid artery and jugular vein

University of Florida frat accused of spitting on wounded war veterans

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:37pm
Zeta Beta Tau fraternity is currently on conduct probation for a hazing incident in the fall semester

Weinstein, taken hostage by al Qaeda in 2011, devoted life to helping others

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:56am
Warren Weinstein is one of the two hostages who were killed in a CIA drone strike in January. The counterterrorism operations also killed two additional Americans who joined al Qaeda. It is believed they were using Weinstein and an Italian hostage as shields. Wyatt Andrews reports on the story from outside the Weinstein family home in Rockville, Maryland.

From hope to frustration to grief: Warren Weinstein's family mourns loss

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:28am
During his three-and-a-half-year captivity, his wife and daughters pleaded for his release and are now mourning their loss

Families slam U.S. hostage negotiation policies in wake of deaths

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:24am
A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan accidentally killed two hostages, including American aid worker Warren Weinstein, and now, Weinstein's wife is slamming the government. Jeff Pegues reports on why she isn't alone in criticizing the administration's approach to hostages.

Tsarnaev jury hears emotional testimonies as prosecution rests

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:46am
Before resting their case Thursday, prosecutors tried to drive home why they believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves the death penalty. Survivors told stories that brought many in court to tears. The jury deciding whether to execute the bomber will hear the defense's case next week. Don Dahler reports from Boston.

Investigation finds Tulsa deputy lacked training, got special treatment

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:32am
CBS News has learned new details surrounding a 2009 internal investigation into Tulsa County reserve deputy Robert Bates. The 73-year-old is charged with second degree manslaughter for shooting and killing Eric Harris during a sting operation earlier this month. The investigation found members of the office violated department policy with regard to special treatment shown to Bates. Omar Villafranca reports.

Students injured in Indiana stage collapse

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:02am
Several people at Westfield High School were injured Thursday night when the stage collapsed during the closing number of the school's musical. Don Champion reports.

Hear what transgender means to me

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:06am
Elliott Fukui, a leader in the transgender community, offers insights on gender, sexuality, the differences between them, and ways to talk about them.

Dramatic videos show stage collapse at Indiana high school

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:19am
More than a dozen hurt, at least one critically, when stage with dozens of students on it gives way during a musical

2 arrested as Baltimore police protests continue

CBS US News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:29am
Police commissioner meets with family of Freddie Gray as demonstrations grow over death of man who suffered spine injury while in custody

4/23: U.S. drone strike kills two al Qaeda hostages; 10 years since the first YouTube video

CBS US News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:20pm
A U.S. drone strike meant to take out an al Qaeda compound also killed two hostages, an American and an Italian. The drone strike took place in January, but it wasn't until April that the CIA realized the hostages were also killed; and, YouTube celebrated the 10th anniversary of its first video. The company forever changed the media landscape, helping to make viral videos what they are today.

Teen wears fake bomb to woo prom date, gets suspended

CBS US News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:21pm
Washington state prom suitor wore fake explosives and held a sign that said he was "the bomb"

​Prosecutors hope this testimony will lead to death for Tsarnaev

CBS US News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:20pm
Courtroom in Boston Marathon bombing trial overcome with emotion as prosecutors rest case in penalty phase

Judge in deadly Okla. police shooting reveals cop ties

CBS US News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 6:22pm
Judge assigned to Robert Bates' manslaughter case weighs recusing himself over close ties to sheriff's office

22 years after death, Cesar Chavez gets Navy funeral honors

CBS US News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 6:13pm
Legendary labor leader served in the western Pacific during a 1946-48 stint in the Navy

Cops seek students in Philly subway station brawl

CBS US News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 6:10pm
Video shows one participant falling onto the subway tracks, and then getting back up and continuing to fight


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