New U.S. tax law kills multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical merger

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:50pm
Pfizer and Allergan scuttled its $160B merger after a new U.S. Treasury rule to curb companies from moving overseas for tax purposes; meanwhile, GAP gets into hot water for a possibly racially insensitive ad

Court hears appeal from condemned serial killer

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:30pm
Jurors found Anthony Sowell guilty of killing 11 women from June 2007 to July 2009

Newtown teacher accused of bringing gun to school

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:28pm
Police in the town where dozens were killed in the 2014 Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre say Jason Adams was arrested Wednesday for having a concealed firearm

Former undersheriff of Los Angeles County guilty of conspiracy

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:10pm
Paul Tanaka tried to thwart a federal investigation into abuses in the nation's largest jail system, prosecutors said

Chicago deploys feral cats to keep rats away

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:24pm
Hundreds of cats are being put to work at local homes and businesses in Chicago to help with the rat problem

Convicted killer OK'd for Wash. retail pot license

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:20pm
The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board selected Green Grotto LLC to open a marijuana store in the Seattle suburb of Issaquah

Calif. teen's bright future cut short by science experiment

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:06pm
Homemade chemical rocket attached to a skateboard blew up, mortally injuring the teen, who died at a hospital

Town to hold special election after mayor indicted

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 4:59pm
Eatonville Mayor Anthony Grant was suspended by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on March 29, the day after he was indicted for election fraud

How mothers can empower their daughters

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 4:56pm
In her new book, "What I Told My Daughter," former CBS executive Nina Tassler shares advice some of the world's most powerful women gave their daughters

Nina Tassler discusses book about inspiring young women

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 4:23pm
Former CBS Entertainment chief Nina Tassler has a new book coming out aimed at parents and young women.

After 148 years, Florida makes it legal to shack up

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 4:09pm
Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday signed a bill to repeal the state's largely unenforced prohibition on cohabitation

Patriots fans sue the NFL over "Deflategate" punishment

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 3:32pm
Group of New England season ticket holders want the team's first round draft pick back; one claims lost sleep

New "Most Wanted" a woman accused in dentist's death

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 3:31pm
Authorities believe Brenda Delgado, 33, arranged for Kendra Hatcher to be murdered on Sept. 2, 2015, because the victim was dating Delgado'​s ex-boyfriend

Cops: Woman armed with gun held grandchild hostage

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 3:26pm
Gwinnett County police said a four-hour standoff with a SWAT team ended peacefully Tuesday morning

ACLU alleges Border Patrol looting deported immigrants

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 3:07pm
Formal complaint claims agents are stealing possessions of people before sending them back to Mexico

Man accused of trafficking, chaining woman to pole

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 2:40pm
Officials say Ryon Travis made child pornography and ran a sex trafficking operation involving four women, one of whom was found chained to a pole

California cop praised for saving snake-bitten family dog

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 2:06pm
Bailey the dog got bitten by a large rattlesnake and began to swell up when Officer Chris Dransfeldt arrived

Bradley wins Wisc. Supreme Court seat with GOP push

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 1:49pm
Conservative favorite overcame revelation of her vitriolic anti-gay, anti-feminist college writings with presidential primary voters' help

Judge finds ex-A&M player incompetent in slaying case

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 1:32pm
Thomas Johnson was found incompetent by a Dallas County magistrate judge at a hearing Monday

California lawmaker wants to allow supervised heroin use

CBS US News - Wed, 04/06/2016 - 1:15pm
Proponents say the plan would cut down on overdoses, but law enforcement fears it will worsen addiction

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