Obama: U.S. opioid epidemic as great a threat as terrorism

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 8:39pm
Across the country, opioid deaths -- whether caused by pain pills or heroin -- jumped 372 percent from 2000 to 2014

California's "Earthquake Lady" set to retire from rock star life

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 8:17pm
For almost 30 years, Lucy Jones has been famous in California as a USGS seismologist nicknamed "Earthquake Lady"

Police: Pilot's blood-alcohol level was double legal limit

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 8:16pm
American Airlines co-pilot John Maguire registered .081 percent on a breath test Saturday morning, records show; limit for a pilot is .04

NFL demands retraction of New York Times story on concussions

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 7:48pm
League makes veiled threat of legal action over story that called concussion research flawed; paper stands by report

Shocking finish to middle school basketball game leaves team dumbfounded

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 6:58pm
With just seconds left and down by one point, a middle school basketball team from Kansas is literally left stuck with a heartbreaking result

Preview: Faith, Spirituality & the Future

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 6:44pm
This documentary looks at how spirituality is evolving in our culture and what it means for religious institutions

North Carolina AG: Anti-LGBT law a "national embarrassment"

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 6:16pm
State's top lawyer says he won't defend controversial law laying out rules for transgender bathroom use against a federal challenge from gay rights activists

Cancer patient gets surprising news the day she starts chemo

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 5:57pm
Woman with breast cancer goes from nervous to confused to elated during doctor's visit

Fla. woman sues hospital, saying it flushed her miscarried baby

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 5:51pm
Complaint says woman miscarried in Florida hospital bathroom, and employee came in and flushed the remains down the toilet

March 30, 1981: President Ronald Reagan shot by John Hinckley

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 5:18pm
President Ronald Reagan and his press secretary were shot by a young man trying to impress Jodie Foster on March 30, 1981

Seattle's "man in tree" charged in sequoia standoff

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 5:17pm
25-hour standoff in downtown Seattle was "an incalculable waste of time and services," authorities say

Hack on D.C.-area hospital chain reverts them to paper

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 5:03pm
FBI analyzing whether hack on MedStar Health hospitals similar to California attack where officials were forced to pay a ransom

Washington state's only nuclear power plant unexpectedly shut down

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 4:58pm
Last time the plant had an unplanned shutdown was in November 2009, when there was a hydraulic fluid leak

Search for missing American in Swiss Alps called off

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 4:10pm
Harrison Fast from Boulder, Colorado, was speed flying on the Jungfrau mountain in the Bernese Alps when he disappeared

U.S. orders diplomatic, military families out of south Turkey

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 3:54pm
The State Department also warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to southeastern Turkey, particularly near the Syrian border

Longtime CBS News correspondent Eric Engberg dies at 74

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 12:37pm
Engberg appeared on the "CBS Evening News" for 26 years and is best remembered for his original series "Reality Check"

How to guide teen girls through love, relationships

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 12:15pm
The average American girl starts having sex at 17, but talking to kids about the birds and the bees can be confusing for adults and children

N.Y. mom delays brain cancer treatment for unborn baby

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 12:09pm
For Kim Vaillancourt, 36 and a mom of 5 already, the question of protecting the baby came down to this: "The baby saved me. Now it's my turn to save him"

Man thwarts possible mass shooting by refusing gun sale

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 11:02am
Twenty-five-year-old James Howard tried to buy a rifle last week, but the store owner refused to sell it to him

Archaeologists start dig at Malcolm X's boyhood home

CBS US News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 11:00am
The former Malcolm Little lived with his sister's family in Boston in the 1940s as a teenager

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