Good news from Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:34pm
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, a six-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, is learning how to walk again. Last June, she crashed in her all-terrain vehicle and severed her spine, an injury once considered irreversible. On Friday, Van Dyken-Rouen posted video of herself taking steps with the help of crutches. Charlie Rose reports.

Chrysler ordered to pay $150 million for boy's death

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:29pm
In a court decision on Thursday, a jury ruled that Chrysler must pay nearly $150 million to a family whose 4-year-old boy was killed when a Jeep Grand Cherokee burst into flames. Jeff Pegues talked to the boy's family.

Sailor stranded at sea tells story of survival

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:26pm
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued Louis Jordan Thursday off the coast of North Carolina, months after his family reported him missing. While details of Jordan's time at sea are unclear, he says he survived the capsizing of his boat by drinking rainwater and eating raw fish. Julianna Goldman reports.

From the battlefield to the workforce

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 9:56pm
A Pentagon program called SkillBridge is helping members of the military get trained in areas that will land them guaranteed jobs. The skills taught range from IT to precision welding. Wyatt Andrews reports.

Teenager has idea to connect young people to jobs

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 9:54pm
Friday's job report yielded weaker than expected numbers for March. One economist says the winter may have played a role in the slowdown of hiring. Anthony Mason met one teen entrepreneur whose app hopes to help his fellow teens land work.

Slow tornado season soon to intensify

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 9:52pm
The threat of tornadoes loomed over the country's midsection Friday in what's been a slow start to tornado season. As Manuel Bojorquez reports, forecasters say the frequency will soon pick up.

​Teen entrepreneur creates app to help young people land jobs

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 8:59pm
Tired of seeing his fellow teens struggle to get work in a tight job market, this 17-year-old is doing something about it

The best time to catch the lunar eclipse Saturday

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 8:09pm
The shortest full eclipse of the century will also be an exceptionally long partial eclipse, which is good news for skywatchers

Tiger Woods to return at the Masters

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 7:34pm
Tiger Woods, who hasn't played since Feb. 5, says he will play in the 2015 Masters. In a statement on his website Woods said, "It's obviously very important to me, and I want to be there."

Bacon bites back

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 6:50pm
A hungry swine escaped into a Philadelphia Burger King parking lot, biting one patron on the foot before being caught by police. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Carter Evans take a look at the aftermath.

Tiger Woods: "I'm playing in the Masters"

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 6:43pm
4-time winner at Augusta hasn't played a tournament since February

"48 Hours" investigates the deaths of Harold Henthorn's wives

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:48pm
Two wives die in freak accidents 17 years apart and a husband is the only witness - is it a coincidence or something more sinister?

Car with 3 teen girls veers off 100-foot Arizona cliff, lands on driver

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:41pm
"It's a miracle that we're all alive," says one passenger

​Lacrosse on the offense

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:36pm
America's oldest team sport is now its fastest-growing team sport

From the battlefield to the workforce

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:34pm
A Pentagon program is expanding to help America's military men and women transition into jobs

Paying tribute to our beloved pets

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:17pm
A visit to the Bubbling Well Pet Memorial Park, a Napa Valley pet cemetery where thousands of animal companions have been laid to rest

​Meet America's point man on infectious diseases

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:14pm
For more than three decades Dr. Anthony Fauci has rallied the government when sickness becomes a public health crisis

Tips for living longer

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:09pm
The rules for longer life go way beyond whole grains and veggies

​Almanac: Sowing seeds of victory

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:04pm
Washington Atlee Burpee, born on April 5th, 1858, founded a mail-order seed company that took on new importance during World War II

Twin boys' World War II dream comes true

CBS US News - Fri, 04/03/2015 - 5:02pm
"We don't know about how we've changed his life, but we know that he obviously changed ours," said one of the boys

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