Major power outage hits White House, State Department

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:34am
Key areas of Washington, D.C., lost power on Tuesday, leaving many government buildings on backup power or in the dark. Homeland Security officials say there is no evidence of malicious activity. Julianna Goldman reports from Washingtion.

Were the Russians behind a White House hacking?

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:34am
A new report says Russia was behind an apparent hack of a White House computer network last year. It exposed sensitive information about President Obama to hackers. Federal agencies are reportedly investigating the breach. Bill Plante reports on the damage from the sophisticated attack.

This Morning from CBS News, April 8, 2015

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:31am
Was Moscow behind hacking of a White House computer system?; Rand Paul's possible non-establishment appeal; the 9 states with highest property taxes

Neighborhood groups on frontlines of juvenile justice reform

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:48am
Communities with high incarceration rates are taking a proactive role in giving kids with troubled pasts a shot at redemption

Ferguson election results in half-black City Council

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:27am
Two black candidates win, tripling number of blacks on council of St. Louis suburb torn by strife after Michael Brown shooting

Brother of man killed by S.C. police officer speaks out

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:08am
Relatives of Walter Scott, a black man shot and killed by a white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, spoke to reporters Tuesday night. His brother, Anthony Scott, addressed the importance of a video of the incident that was recorded by a witness.

UConn beats Notre Dame for 3rd straight NCAA title

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 1:41am
The Huskies took a commanding lead over the Fighting Irish early in the game and didn't let go

Rahm Emanuel wins Chicago mayoral election

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 1:34am
Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel was re-elected to a second term after a tense election against Jesus Garcia.

4/7: S.C. police officer charged in shooting death of black man; How Rand Paul rose to become a presidential candidate

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 1:28am
The mayor of North Charleston, South Carolina says a white police officer is under arrest, charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man after a traffic stop. Graphic video from the scene appears to show the officer shooting the man while he's running away; and, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has officially entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination. During his announcement, Paul told a crowd in Louisville it's time to take the GOP in "new direction." Nancy Cordes reports on how Paul is positioning himself for 2016.

Raw video shows deadly S.C. police shooting

CBS US News - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 1:20am
A white South Carolina police officer has been charged with murder after fatally shooting a black man who appeared to be running away. A witness recorded the incident on video. Warning: The video contains graphic content.

​Drug abuse, dirty needles fueling HIV crisis in Indiana

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:29pm
An opiate painkiller, stronger than Oxycontin and easier to shoot up, is being linked to the outbreak among addicts sharing needles

​California communities feel pressure to preserve water

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 10:56pm
Strict new measures are being created to enforce water restrictions as homeowners struggle to adapt

School bus drivers charged with embezzling to buy weapons cache

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 8:34pm
Authorities say a Michigan husband and wife stole at least $50,000 from the woman's mother to purchase an arsenal of guns and ammunition

​Celebrating 100 years of Billie Holiday's life through music

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 7:43pm
"She didn't have the biggest range of a singer, but every note she sang meant something," says guitarist Kenney Burrell

Sex allegations against Prince Andrew rejected by U.S. judge

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 7:14pm
Judge orders scandalous sex allegations against Prince Andrew and well-known lawyer Alan Dershowitz stricken from court record

​Spike in homegrown terror cases tests FBI's capabilities

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 7:12pm
The agency worries the volume of U.S. cases could eventually be too great to handle in a traditional way

Charges against ex-CIA officials ordered by Pakistan judge

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 6:58pm
A former acting general counsel and an ex-station chief will face several charges, according to a judge of the Islamabad High Court

Maya Angelou stamp features quote that isn't hers

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 6:54pm
New "Forever" stamp features a quote incorrectly attributed to the late poet and civil rights champion

Kansas first to ban so-called "dismemberment abortion"

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 6:38pm
Common second-trimester procedure gets nasty nickname in battle over reproductive rights; court challenge to ban looms

400-pound alligator moved from pond popular with kids

CBS US News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 6:25pm
Giant reptile estimated to be at least 35 years old and 11 feet long is healthy and now living in a Texas tourist attraction

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