Report: More than 8 million taxpayers couldn’t reach the IRS by phone

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 9:12pm
A report from Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee claims that more than 8 million taxpayers could not reach the IRS by phone. The IRS commissioner blamed the phone trouble on federal budget cuts.

Bourbon expert weighs in on liquor heist

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:52pm
Kentucky authorities have cracked a ring of bandits believed to be responsible for stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of top-shelf bourbon. Fred Minnick, author of "Bourbon Curious," tells CBSN's Anne Marie Green how bourbon has become such a desired drink.

Woman misdiagnosed for 33 years

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:48pm
Jean Abbott suffered from debilitating symptoms and could barely move her arms and legs for more than 30 years. Doctors told her she had cerebral palsy, but later found out she was misdiagnosed. She suffers from a rare but treatable illness called dopa-responsive dystonia.

​102-year-old has amazing reaction to footage of her young self

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:22pm
Alice Barker was a Harlem Renaissance dancer in the 30s and 40s, but had never seen footage of herself dancing before

Barry Bonds conviction overturned by appeals court

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:21pm
Former San Francisco Giants star had been found guilty of obstructing grand jury investigation into steroids ring

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gives camera middle finger

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:14pm
Prosecutors have released a video of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev giving the finger to a camera in a jail holding cell.

One dead, 23 hospitalized after botulism outbreak

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:58pm
A botulism outbreak that left one person dead and least 23 other people in the hospital in central Ohio has been linked back to a church potluck dinner.

Rabbi convicted in forced-divorces case

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:46pm
Rabbi Mendel Epstein, accused of using brutal methods to force Jewish husbands to grant a religious divorce to their wives, convicted of conspiracy to commit kidnapping

How jewel thieves pulled off $300M U.K. jewelry heist

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:38pm
Police in London have released a visual walkthrough of how jewelry thieves burglarized the Hatton Garden. Some $300 million in jewelry was stolen over Easter weekend, reports "48 Hours" Crimesider reporter Michelle Sigona.

Ex-Iowa lawmaker acquitted of sexually abusing wife who had dementia

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:20pm
Henry Rayhons, 78, was accused of having sex with wife at nursing home after being told she was no longer capable of consenting

Pregnant Popeye's worker fired after armed robbery

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:16pm
A manager at a one of the fast food restaurant's Texas locations says she was fired after refusing to pay back the $400 stolen in the robbery

Coyote sightings on the rise in New York City

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:08pm
A coyote sighting Wednesday morning led to a three-hour police chase along Manhattan’s Upper West Side. There is growing concern over the frequent sightings of the wild creatures.

7 Images that show the true beauty of Earth

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 6:20pm
To celebrate Earth Day, take a look at these beautiful images of the planet we call home.

Judge OKs $1 billion deal over NFL concussions lawsuit

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 6:18pm
Awards for players who suffer from Alzheimer's disease or moderate dementia average out to $190,000 per person

Plane makes emergency landing in Buffalo, N.Y.

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 6:02pm
A SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago to Connecticut was interrupted after the captain declared an emergency and diverted to Buffalo, N.Y. CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues and former NTSB chairman Mark Rosenker join CBSN with the latest details.

Pentagon chief: Europe "not doing enough" on defense

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:54pm
Defense Secretary Ash Carter offers unusually blunt assessment of the Europeans' defense efforts

Airbnb CEO on global expansion and legal pushback

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:52pm
Co-founder Brian Chesky's hasn't been welcomed with open arms everywhere, but he has no reservations with his plan to continue growing

After 4 decades as fugitive, man turns himself in

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:46pm
Clarence David Moore escaped from police custody three times during the 1970s and eventually settled into a quiet life, living in Kentucky since at least 2009

Mass. town's cops keep getting calls from Australia

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:38pm
Northbridge, Mass., is several thousands miles away from Northbridge, Australia, but apparently many are mixing the two up

Skywest plane diverted to Buffalo after passenger loses consciousness

CBS US News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:34pm
FAA says SkyWest Airlines Flight 5622 landed safely after the crew reported a pressurization problem


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