U.S. rethinks giving excess military gear to police

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 11:19am
Militarized response to unrest in Ferguson, Mo., raising doubts about efficacy of giving leftover military hardware to local law enforcement

Police use smoke canisters on group of defiant protesters in Ferguson

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 4:20am
After a period of relative calm, police in riot gear intensify efforts to enforce curfew as group of protesters remain defiant

Al Sharpton blasts Ferguson "smear campaign"

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 2:54am
At an event in New York City, the Rev. Al Sharpton said Ferguson, Mo., police released surveillance video of a store robbery in attempt to smear the young black man shot dead by a police officer.

Man dies after raising $100K for ALS

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 1:43am
27-year-old killed in diving accident after raising funds for a Lou Gehrig's disease charity in honor of friend who inspired the ice-bucket challenge

Utah woman who drank lye-laced ice tea improves

CBS US News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 12:01am
Restaurant patron suffered severe burns to mouth and throat after industrial cleaning solution was mixed into sugar used in drink

Feds opposed releasing Ferguson robbery video

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:35pm
U.S. law enforcement official tells CBS News that Friday's release occurred over the objection of federal authorities

Food trucks are eating up restaurants' profits

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 9:01pm
Food trucks are growing in popularity in cities across the U.S., but not everyone is happy about the trend

Sheriff: Amish girls' abductors may have sought more victims

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 8:40pm
Northern New York couple charged with kidnapping young Amish sisters from farm stand

Lauren Bacall: smoky-voiced actress and glamour icon

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 7:47pm
​The actress, who died last week at the age of 89, won a loyal following over the years, including Sunday Morning film critic David Edelstein

Curfew imposed in Ferguson state of emergency

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 7:25pm
Governor implements curfew after looting continues a week after Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer

MMA fighter arrested in beating of ex-girlfriend

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:55am
Authorities capture fugitive mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine after weeklong manhunt

Mixed martial arts fighter War Machine arrested in California

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:00am
Mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver was arrested in California in connection with the beating of his former girlfriend, adult-film star Christy Mack. Brittney Hopper from CBS Los Angeles reports.

Anger boils over again in Ferguson

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:14am
Looters storm into convenience store during protest after another tense day in St. Louis suburb

Neighbors proud of man who aided missing Amish girls

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:01am
Neighbors of a northern New York man who helped two missing Amish girls are proud of his actions. The sisters, who police say had been abducted, knocked on Jeff Stinson's door and said they wanted to go home. WTVH-TV's Dora Scheidell reports.

Jesse Jackson marches with protesters in Ferguson

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:01am
The Rev. Jesse Jackson marched in solidarity with protesters in a St. Louis suburb. The civil rights leader spoke about the power of the vote, and said the country is watching what's going on in Ferguson.

Jesse Jackson joins protests in Ferguson

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 2:01am
Amid outrage over allegations that teen shot by police was involved in robbery, civil rights leader urges residents "don't self-destruct"

Notre Dame eyes 4 football players in academic probe

CBS US News - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:09am
Players are banned from practice and games amid allegations someone else did course work for them

Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicted for abuse of power

CBS US News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:12pm
Potential 2016 presidential hopeful charged after carrying out threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption

ALS patient sets out to spread an epidemic of kindness

CBS US News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:59pm
Chris Rosati has devoted the rest of his life to encouraging others to commit acts of kindness.

​Ferguson and Michael Brown: 5 things you need to know

CBS US News - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:49pm
Key information on the shooting of an unarmed teen in Missouri, the protests that followed and what happens next

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