Boston Marathon bombing suspect seeks trial delay

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:09pm
Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they need more time to evaluate "massive amount" of evidence and explore possible mitigating factors

American pastime rolling back into the spotlight

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:15pm
Roller skating is making a comeback; 14 new rinks have opened across the country in the past year with a new twist on the classic four-wheel fad. CBS News' Colby Thelen reports.

With addictive cookies, Martha Olson cooks up sweet business model

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 9:25pm
She started with a little dough, and ended up with more than one person could ever need

Five-year-old Navajo boy sent home from school because of long hair

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 9:03pm
Malachi Wilson missed his first day of kindergarten because his hair was deemed too long. His family had to provide proof that he is Native American and that having long hair is part of their spiritual beliefs. He's back in school, but his mother isn't satisfied.

Restrictive Texas abortion law blocked by judge

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:55pm
Federal judge has thrown out law that would have banned procedure at majority of facilities statewide

Marines deactivate decorated "Walking Dead" unit

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:07pm
Battalion was decorated for extensive combat in WWII and Vietnam; earned grim nickname from high rate of casualties in Vietnam

Crocodile that bit 2 swimmers dies during capture

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 7:52pm
"Pancho" the 300-pound croc was a neighborhood legend and some area residents are saddened by his death

Pentagon: U.S. operations in Iraq cost $7.5 million a day

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 5:59pm
U.S. military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million since mid-June

Surfers catch monster waves on the "Wedge"

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 5:17pm
Thousands of spectators flocked to Newport Beach to watch surfers catch big waves on the now world-famous "Wedge." Louisa Hodge of KCBS reports.

Wild waves still pound California coast

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 5:09pm
Wild waves are still pounding the Southern California coast. In Malibu, the old lifeguard headquarters shack has been destroyed.

U.S. Open highlights - week 1

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:34pm
The best shots (photos, not volleys) from the first week of the 2014 U.S. Open

Tony Stewart: Kevin Ward's death will "affect my life forever"

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:19pm
Three-time NASCAR champion speaks for first time since his car struck and killed fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York

Bald head eagle released back into the wild

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:11pm
The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife released a young Bald Eagle Thursday at Claytor Lake State Park. Crowds cheered on as Clark from the Wildlife Center in Virginia taught everyone a thing or two before letting the bird back into the wild.

Kansas woman, 92, proves her right to vote - thanks to family Bible

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:36pm
Evelyn Howard needed a page from a battered family Bible to get voter registration approval

Ferguson, Missouri police receive body cameras

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:17pm
Two private companies have donated dozens of body cameras to the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department. Officers are being trained to use and wear the cameras amid increased attention on police use of force in the wake of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Ferguson, Missouri police receive training on body cameras

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:43pm
New technology being implemented amid increased attention on police use of force in the wake of Michael Brown's fatal shooting

Faces of the U.S. Open

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:42pm
The world's tennis stars take to the court during America's premier tennis competition

Family of instructor killed by 9-year-old with Uzi speaks

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:39pm
Daughter of Charles Vacca, who was accidentally killed by girl at Arizona shooting range, says she plans to write a letter to the child's family

Military: Pilot was killed in F-15 crash in Virginia

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:16pm
Military says rescuers found evidence that the pilot did not eject before jet crashed in remote Virginia mountains

Ebola in mind, U.S. colleges screen some students

CBS US News - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:09pm
Some parents have asked whether their child's placement with a West African roommate should give them reason to worry

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