Trump supporter apologizes for Clinton blackface cartoon

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:39pm
Pastor Mark Burns, a surrogate and adviser to Donald Trump, called his tweet of a cartoon showing Hillary Clinton in blackface a mistake. Burns is involved in Trump's outreach to black voters. Major Garrett reports.

Hackers gain access to election systems in two states

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:35pm
Cyber criminals gained access to election databases in Arizona and Illinois, according to the FBI. The information of about 90,000 Illinois voters was breached, and officials say hackers may have downloaded sensitive information like drivers license numbers and partial Social Security numbers. Jeff Pegues reports.

Clinton courts donors in wealthy vacation spots

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:24pm
Hillary Clinton has spent much of the past two weeks out of the public eye, raising money in wealthy vacation spots like Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and Cape Cod. Her increasing inaccessibility to the press has not gone unremarked upon by her opponent. Nancy Cordes reports.

Federal regulators moves to limit speeds of large trucks and buses

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:18pm
The move would cap the speed of new large vehicles between 60 and 68 miles per hour

Kayakers hit by ferry on Hudson River in NYC

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:03pm
At least five people were injured, two of them seriously, when kayakers collided with a ferry on the Hudson River

Chris Brown's home searched by police

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:59pm
Singer Chris Brown taunted police on social media from inside his home while they waited outside for a search warrant. The incident began when a woman told police he waved a gun in her face, reports Carter Evans.

ISIS senior strategist and spokesman reportedly killed

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:57pm
Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, the chief spokesman and director of external operations for ISIS, was reportedly killed in an American airstrike Tuesday. Al-Adnani had called for lone-wolf attacks against Westerners. David Martin has more.

Hurricane watch in Florida

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:56pm
Parts of Florida's Gulf Coast are preparing for up to 10 inches of rain as a tropical depression is expected to turn into a tropical storm late Tuesday. More than 1,000 sandbags were loaded by residents in flood-prone areas. Omar Villafranca has more.

Frantic 911 calls released from Orlando nightclub during massacre

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:53pm
On Tuesday, Florida authorities released 911 call recordings from people who were inside the Pulse nightclub during the Orlando massacre. Fifty people were killed, including the shooter, Omar Mateen. Mark Strassmann reports.

Reports: Judge rules in high school basketball rape case

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:42pm
Three Tennessee players were accused of raping a freshman teammate while participating in a holiday tournament

Hurricane alerts issued for Florida Gulf Coast, Hawaii

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 9:36pm
Powerful hurricane threatens to pass “dangerously close” to Hawaii, and a hurricane watch issued for parts of Florida’s Gulf Coast because of a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico

Drunk airline pilots: How common is it really?

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 8:32pm
Each day, there are 90,000 flights around the world, carrying more than 8 million people, and the overwhelming majority of pilots in those cockpits are sober

McDonald’s throws retirement party for longtime employee with Down syndrome

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 8:31pm
Freia David has been serving customers french fries for 32 years at the Chestnut Street McDonald's in Needham, Massachusetts

Trump spokesperson: We're not changing our immigration policy

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 7:58pm
Donald Trump's campaign has been under fire for seeming to backtrack on immigration policy and deportations. Now Trump is planning a major speech on the issue. Trump's campaign spokesperson Katrina Pierson joins CBSN with more on where he stands.

Smiling golden retriever is one-of-a-kind therapy dog

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 7:54pm
This 7-year-old dog is bringing smiles – and big, wet kisses – to clients at a Connecticut rape crisis center

ACLU: Christian woman forced to remove headscarf for license in Alabama

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 7:13pm
According to the woman, a clerk insisted that only Muslim women are allowed to cover their hair when she was taking her driver's license photo

Border patrol officers talk about whether a wall would work

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 6:37pm
Donald Trump is refocusing on his campaign promise to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. CBS News asked U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers whether they think the wall would solve America's illegal immigration problem.

Sneak peek: "48 Hours" Presents: Temptation in Texas

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 6:31pm
A "48 Hours" interview with the wife of a millionaire shot dead turns the case upside down. Is there more to the story of what happened? Peter Van Sant has the story Saturday, Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

USDA closes offices in 5 states after "serious" threats

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:50pm
A spokesman said the Agriculture Department received “several anonymous messages” late Monday that raised concerns about the safety of USDA personnel and facilities

Researchers sued for blinding, killing beagles in failed experiment

CBS US News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 5:16pm
Rescue organization suing university researchers cites one particularly "disturbing" study


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