Atlanta educators to appeal convictions in cheating scandal

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:32am
An Atlanta judge sentenced eight Georgia educators to as many as seven years in prison for fabricating standardized test scores. Jericka Duncan reports on the reaction to the strict ruling.

Dashcam shows Tucson police cruiser ramming armed suspect

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 10:22am
There are new questions about why an Arizona police officer used his squad car to take down a gunman. The incident happened in February, but the Marana police department released the video Tuesday. Elaine Quijano reports.

Enough being done to stop growing tax scam?

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:26am
After hearing story of N. Carolina man who fell victim to hoax involving con artists posing as IRS agents, a senior member of Congress wants answers

2 years later, Boston looks back, but moves forward

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:23am
2 years after bombs tore through crowds near the Boston Marathon finish line, the city awaits the sole surviving bomber's fate

"Neutron Jack" sharing love and life with Suzy Welch

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:59am
Ex-GE CEO was married at the time, but it wasn't long after his interview with the ex-Harvard Business Review editor that they fell in love

Dallas area cops shoot double murder suspect dead

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:38am
He allegedly killed his victims and critically wounded a third in Portland, Oregon

Activist Larry Kramer stirs up controversy in new book

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:24am
Outspoken HIV/AIDS and gay rights advocate Larry Kramer stirring up controversy, putting unique twist on American history in new book

Congress overhauls doctors' Medicare fees

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:13am
Atypically bipartisan Congress passes overhaul in time to avert 21 percent cut in doctors' fees; bill provides billions more in funding

A new "Guitar Hero" coming this fall

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:52am
The publishers of the game "Guitar Hero" have announced the release of a new version of the popular rock game. "Guitar Hero Live" will be a revamped version with a brand new controller set up and setlist of songs to perform.

Jury seated in James Holmes death penalty trial

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:40am
Selection process took almost 3 months; his lawyers admit he carried out July 2012 attack on Denver-area movie theater

Texas couple welcomes all-girl quintuplets

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:38am
It's a girl, times five! A Texas couple just added a set of quintuplets to their family -- the first all-female quints ever born in the U.S.

Around the world: First battery-powered rocket engine

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:34am
A look at some of the top stories around the world, including a report from New Zealand where scientists have unveiled the world’s first battery-powered rocket engine.

Rewriting America's gay history

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:28am
Larry Kramer, HIV/AIDS and discrimination activist, sits down with CBSN to talk about volume one of his new book "The American People."

Woman starves child to rid him of "demon," police say

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:19am
Suburban Dallas woman ran a church in her home and tried to resurrect the two-year-old in a ceremony shortly after he died, according to authorities

Americans weigh in on death penalty for Marathon bomber

CBS US News - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:03am
CBS News poll gathered opinions on whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be executed; feelings follow trend in thoughts on death penalty in general

4/14: Tulsa reserve deputy turns himself after for deadly shooting; Seattle boss explains $70,000 minimum wage

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:52pm
Robert Bates, 73, turned himself in to face second degree manslaughter charges for the accidental fatal shooting of a suspect; and, Dan Price, the CEO of Seattle-based Gravity Payments, told his employees they'll all be making $70,000 or more a year

Airplane computer systems can be hacked, report says

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:19pm
Government watchdog warns hackers could use the same Internet-based technology passengers enjoy on flights to bring down a plane

Florida beach city may cancel Spring Break

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:36pm
Fed up with the problems during Spring Break every year, Panama City Beach is taking action -- despite a possible financial hit

Anti-police abuse protesters stop Brooklyn Bridge traffic

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:33pm
As many as 400 people gathered in Lower Manhattan and marched in a demonstration against the violence

CEO raises minimum pay to $70,000

CBS US News - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:33pm
The CEO of "Gravity Payments," a credit card processing company, has instituted a $70,000 annual base salary for all employees

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