Hermine turns deadly as storm pummels Florida, Georgia

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 2:32pm
First hurricane to hit Sunshine State in over a decade destroys beach-side buildings, cuts power to tens of thousands

"Narcos" star Pedro Pascal discusses season two

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 1:53pm
Season two of Netflix's hit show "Narcos" is now streaming online. Actor Pedro Pascal portrays DEA agent Javier Pena, who is hunting for drug lord Pablo Escobar in Colombia. Pascal joins CBSN to discuss filming the show in Colombia, playing a historic character, and how he became a recognizable star.

U.S. job growth slowed in August, and other MoneyWatch headlines

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 1:37pm
Hiring in U.S. slowed in August; Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 phones; and Ireland to appeal EU Apple ruling. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.

New York woman's equestrian-show run ends in tragedy

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 1:22pm
Woman from Long Island had just cleared first hurdle of 10-hurdle course when her horse struck cross pole

Brock Turner released from jail after controversial sentence

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:55pm
Former Stanford University swimmer's sentence for sexually assaulting unconscious woman on campus triggered national debate

"Narcos" star Pedro Pascal on the mystery of Pablo Escobar's death

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:51pm
Actor Pedro Pascal starred in the HBO series "Game of Thrones" as Prince Oberyn Martell. Now, he plays DEA agent Javier Peña in the hit Netflix series, "Narcos." The show's first season followed notorious cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar's rise to power in Colombia in the late 1980s. Pascal joins "CBS This Morning" to preview season two out on Thursday.

Calendar: Week of September 5

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:50pm
From the “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon to Hero Dog Awards, “Sunday Morning” takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead

CBS News' Elaine Quijano to moderate VP debate

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 12:25pm
Debate will be held October 4 in Virginia and will air live on the CBS Television Network and CBSN

Cruise ship navigates once-impassable Northwest Passage

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:54am
The Crystal Serenity will be the largest passenger ship to successfully navigate the frigid Arctic waterway between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The ship is now in Radstock Bay, en route to New York City. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg reports on how years of preparation and a changing climate made the journey possible.

Ways U.S. can tap into unexpected energy sources

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:50am
The solar industry says there are more than a million individual solar panel installations nationwide, and the business could nearly double in size by the end of the year. But renewable energy accounted for only about 10 percent of the power we used last year. CBS News science and futurist contributor Michio Kaku joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why it could be a missed opportunity.

Mother Teresa to be canonized as saint

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:44am
This Sunday, Pope Francis will canonize Mother Teresa as a saint, one of the highest honors in the Roman Catholic Church. At least 100,000 people are expected to fill St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for the ceremony to a woman who lived her life dedicated to the poorest of the poor. Seth Doane reports.

Georgetown University offers preferred admission for slave descendants

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:35am
Georgetown University announced Thursday it will give preference in admissions to descendants of nearly 300 slaves it sold nearly two centuries ago. The sale helped pay the school's debts. Errol Barnett reports on how the university's move could help launch a national conversation.

Voters motivated by"fear of the alternative" candidate

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:33am
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the role of fear in the presidential election and GOP nominee Donald Trump's efforts to behave more like a "normal" candidate.

Judge issues ruling in gun rights advocate's suit against garden

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:24am
Gun rights group member was escorted out of Atlanta Botanical Garden in 2014 for wearing handgun in waistband holster

Slave descendants react to Georgetown's reconciliation efforts

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:23am
University is offering the status to descendants of 272 slaves it sold nearly two centuries ago, to make amends for its contribution to what the president called an "original evil"

Hermine heads north along Atlantic coast

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:22am
Florida's first hurricane in 11 years is blasting through the panhandle as a tropical storm, heading toward the Atlantic coast. Hermine made landfall overnight with top winds of 80 mph. It packed a powerful storm surge and heavy rain that caused significant damage. Mark Strassmann reports from Tybee Island, Georgia, where the eye of the storm is headed.

Florida communities under water after Hurricane Hermine

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:20am
Hurricane Hermine roared across northern Florida overnight. Up to 100 people in Tallahassee have no power. Emerald Morrow of CBS Tampa affiliate WTSP reports from Hudson, Florida, one of the coastal towns north of Tampa where Hurricane Hermine is causing big problems.

SpaceX rocket explosion is major setback for pioneer

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:20am
SpaceX says an "anomaly" caused a dramatic rocket explosion on a launch pad. The Falcon 9 rocket blew up Thursday in Cape Canaveral, Florida. A nearly $200 million satellite Facebook planned to use to provide internet service to Africa was on board. Vinita Nair reports on the newest challenge for Elon Musk's pioneering space company.

JetBlue apologizes for swapping children passengers

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:20am
A mother from New York is asking for a federal investigation into how her 5-year-old son was put on the wrong flight by JetBlue. The boy was traveling as an unaccompanied minor last month after visiting family in the Dominican Republic. Instead of being flown home to New York, he wound up in Boston. Anna Werner reports.

49ers' Kaepernick and teammate booed over national anthem protest

CBS US News - Fri, 09/02/2016 - 11:20am
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is staying true to his word on the national anthem. On Thursday night, he again refused to stand for the anthem before a preseason game in San Diego. But this time, he was not alone. Carter Evans reports.

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