A lighthouse keeper’s legacy

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:09pm
On the 225th anniversary of Lighthouse Act of 1789, Mike Bauchan remembers his father - the last known Light Keeper in the United States Lighthouse Service. Produced by Suvro Banerji and Cydney Adams.

Arlington ceremony honors U.S. general killed in Afghanistan

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:35pm
Maj. Gen. Harold Greene was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery after being killed by a lone gunman in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

From the mean streets of Chicago: Little League greatness

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:23pm
The Little League World Series is a long way from the streets of Chicago, in more ways than one

Face off with cops in Ferguson prompts new approach from Missouri governor

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:12pm
Amid fears of another night of unrest, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon put the state highway patrol in charge of calming the violence and easing tensions between demonstrators and police

Sam Moore, the original "Soul Man," on preaching and singing his music

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:02pm
"All we did is go out there and sing and preach and scream," said music legend who was part of 60s duo Sam & Dave

Major League Baseball elects new commissioner

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:32pm
55-year-old labor lawyer Rob Manfred was MLB's chief operating officer; he replaces Bud Selig, who retires in January

Tony Stewart pulls out of Sunday race in Michigan

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:23pm
NASCAR champion pulls out of event as mourners bury 20-year-old driver he struck and killed on dirt track last weekend

Almanac: Davy Crockett

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:22pm
On Aug. 17, 1786, the future king of the wild frontier was born in Greene County, Tennessee

​Calendar: Week of August 18

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:12pm
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead

How social media galvanized community in Ferguson

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:54pm
Social media quickly spread word of the fatal shooting of black teen by police officer and spurred African-Americans to unite in protest

Missouri State Highway Patrol to lead Ferguson security

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:09pm
Gov. Jay Nixon has placed Capt. Ron Johnson, who grew up in the community, in charge of the town that is in a fifth day of tension between demonstrators and law enforcement

Ferguson swat team tear gasses Al Jazeera crew

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:17pm
An Al Jazeera camera crew was met with tear gas by police while covering the Michael Brown protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

Ferguson, Missouri incidents "cannot continue" says Attorney General

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:01pm
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder condemed violent acts by the public, but emphasized that law enforcement should respect citizens right to protest

Praise for "small town boy" killed by NASCAR champ Tony Stewart

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:18pm
Funeral for Kevin Ward Jr. a mix of tears and cheerful recollections of a young man who began racing at a young age

Organization takes on New York's teacher tenure law

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:56pm
​Former CNN anchor Campbell Brown and high-profile lawyer David Boies are teaming up to fight for education reform

Missouri governor says emotions "must be expressed" amid turmoil

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 4:20pm
Gov. Jay Nixon says "operational shifts" are ahead for law enforcement in St. Louis suburb where police officer fatally shot unarmed black teen

Floodwater rushes into hospital cafeteria

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:53pm
A hospital in Kearney, Nebraska, is operational after a wave of flash flood waters burst through the windows of the cafeteria.

Protester interview interrupted by police tear gas in Missouri

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:43pm
A protestor giving an interview to the media was interrupted by tear gas in Ferguson, Missouri, where residents are demanding answers after the police shooting of 18-year-old Mike Brown.

Tulsa, Oklahoma celebrates National Left Handed Day

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:23pm
Kindergarten teacher Jen Speed talks about the first signs of her students' left handedness on this national holiday. KOTV's Rick Wells reports.

Flash floods wash over Rhode Island

CBS US News - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:07pm
The Providence, Rhode Island area was slammed with rain leading to heavy flash flooding in the streets. CBS affiliate WPRI has the story.


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