4/28: Baltimore calms after night of violence; police presence increased; American veterans reflect on their return to Vietnam

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:10pm
Toya Graham, who was captured on video smacking her teen-age son for participating in a riot in Baltimore, says she was "shocked" to see her son in the crowd; 40 years ago this Thursday, America's war in Vietnam ended.

​Veterans go back to Vietnam in search of closure

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:24pm
40 years after the fall of Saigon, American veterans revisit a turbulent time in their own -- and America's -- past

Singer Joni Mitchell unable to care for herself, friend says

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:23pm
The "Big Yellow Taxi" singer was found unconscious in March and now cannot make medical decisions on her own, according to a court filing

Rift between police and community underlies Baltimore unrest

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:53pm
Poverty, unemployment and poor relations with police have caused mistrust and anger among the city's residents

Baltimore mom: "I don't want him to be a Freddie Gray"

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:24pm
Toya Graham, the mom who was seen angrily reprimanding her son for throwing rocks at the police, explains why she smacked her son in a video that went viral. Watch more of her interview on "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" Tuesday night and "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday for a live interview.

Former MLB star Kirk Gibson has Parkinson's

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:15pm
1988 World Series champ vows to meet health challenge with "determination and unwavering intensity"

Ben Carson responds to Baltimore riots

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:01pm
Retired neurosurgeon and possible 2016 GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson joins CBSN with his reactions to the ongoing protests in Baltimore.

Baltimore mom who smacked son during riots: "I don't want him to be a Freddie Gray"

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:58pm
Woman captured on viral video explains why she lashed out at her son in an exclusive interview with CBS News

Wife: Alabama sailor died trying to save others; 3rd body found

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:06pm
Kris Beall among three people confirmed killed after powerful storms capsized boats; three others still missing

After fiery riots, Baltimore begins to cool down

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:01pm
CBS News correspondent Chip Reid is on the ground in Baltimore, the day after violent protests broke out following the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Gray died while in police custody.

Gut-wrenching survivor testimony in James Holmes trial

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:33pm
Defense says stories like the one about the pregnant woman whose husband got shot in the face are not necessary because he has all but admitted guilt

Orioles to host game without fans amid Baltimore unrest

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:22pm
Game against the White Sox will be played "without fan admittance in order to minimize safety concerns," the league says

Man who lost 650 pounds will be "different person" after surgery

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:22pm
54-year-old Paul Mason used to be one of the world's biggest men, tipping the scales at 980 pounds. Extreme weight loss left him with over 100 pounds of excess skin that gets in the way of walking or exercising. WBZ-TV's Julie Loncich reports on the operation he hopes will change his life.

Texas A&M Galveston professor fails entire class

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:58pm
Irwin Horwitz emailed students to say he's reached a breaking point, that they're all being given failing grades, and he won't teach anymore

Baltimore riots leave 20 police officers hurt, one person critical

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:55pm
City under curfew and all public schools are closed after riots sparked by funeral of man who died in police custody

Video of man calming Baltimore crowd goes viral

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:47pm
An as-yet-unidentified man wearing a "Punisher" T-shirt telling protesters to back away from police is quickly gaining attention

President Obama on Baltimore riots: "No excuse" for destruction

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:38pm
President Obama spoke on the violence and unrest that broke out on the streets of Baltimore, saying there was "no excuse" for the destruction. He spoke at a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Boston bomber's wife researched martyrdom, expert testifies

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:52pm
Testimony in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial zeroes in on his late brother's wife, raising questions about what she knew before the attacks

Mom accused of decapitating baby is found incompetent

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:19pm
Deasia Watkins had reportedly been diagnosed with postpartum psychosis prior to the slaying

Baltimore mom caught beating rioting son draws praise

CBS US News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:40pm
Police commissioner says many rioters were high schoolers, and he wishes more parents took charge like mom in viral video

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