California bill would force some employers to give at least two weeks notice for schedules

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 12:43pm
California is considering a historic change in the workplace. A new bill called the Fair Scheduling Act would require food and retail businesses with 500 or more workers to give at least two weeks notice when making staff schedules. New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what the new bill would mean for employers and employees.

California parents furious over Catholic school's pamphlets with adult content

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 12:12pm
The archdiocese of San Francisco faces a rebellion at a Catholic elementary school after "Examination of Conscience" pamphlets were given to young students. It was meant to prepare them to confess their sins, but some parents say it was immoral for the school to distribute the handout. Omar Villafranca reports.

California oil refinery blast sends flames shooting into sky

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 11:39am
A powerful blast at an ExxonMobil oil refinery rocked Torrance, California, on Wednesday. Investigators are still looking into the cause of the explosion, which sent ash raining over the area. Peter Daut of Los Angeles station KCBS reports.

This Morning from CBS News, Feb. 19, 2015

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 11:37am
Eyebrow-raising change in Americans' views of U.S. role in fight vs. ISIS; the training of a Marine sniper; major "superbug" health scare at L.A. hospital

Midwest blasted with coldest temperatures of season

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 11:26am
People in two-thirds of the country are waking up to brutally cold weather as a giant frozen air mass reaches across the East, South and Midwest. Minneapolis station WCCO's Ashley Roberts reports.

From Northeast to South, wind chills hit single digits

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:44am
Giant, frozen air mass reaches across East, South, Midwest overnight, and two-thirds of the country wakes up to bitter cold

Catholic school "morality" pamphlet shocks parents

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:12am
Many say the handout, given to students at a Star of the Sea parish, had material that wasn't appropriate for children

Almost 200 may have been exposed to "superbug" in L.A.

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:08am
UCLA Medical Center warning 179 patients that they may have been exposed to bacteria "superbug" CRE; it may have been factor in two deaths and has infected 5 more patients. CBS Los Angeles reports.

Priest gives students a fighting chance against gangs and drugs

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 9:02am
Rev. Mark Connell helped create an all-boys middle school in a city that has been dubbed the "murder capital of New York." Produced by "@HebaKanso"

Muslims finding voice as activists since N.C. killings

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 5:00am
Shooting deaths of 3 Muslim-Americans in Chapel Hill spark outpourings of support that activist calls "glimmers of hope"

Memorial in Kayla Mueller's hometown honors her life, work

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 4:09am
Hundreds gather for tribute to 26-year-old humanitarian worker, who died while being held captive by ISIS

Ice Ice Busted: Vanilla Ice charged with burglary and grand theft

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:34am
Reality star and former rapper Vanilla Ice, whose real name is Robert Van Winkle, was arrested for allegedly stealing furniture, a pool heater and other household items in Lantana, Florida.

"Revenge porn" website creator Hunter Moore to change plea

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 1:29am
Moore has been called the "most hated man on the Internet" for running website that posted stolen nude photos, some sent by ex-lovers

New state becomes largest consumer of Obamacare

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 12:38am
California led the U.S. with 1.2 million enrollees last year, but now another state has increased its enrollment even further

Superbug bacteria blamed for 2 patient deaths at Los Angeles hospital

CBS US News - Thu, 02/19/2015 - 12:34am
At least 7 patients sick, dozens more may have been exposed to drug-resistant bacteria, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center says

The making of an American sniper

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:35pm
The success of the film "American Sniper" - a depiction of the life of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle - has put new focus on the military's snipers. David Martin went to Quantico, Virginia, to see first hand how snipers are trained to become deadly, precise, and invisible.

Survey: Americans' worst retirement fears

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:29pm
A survey by shows what Americans are worried about most when it comes to retirement. As Anthony Mason reports, affording health insurance is a major concern.

America to Mother Nature: Let it go

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:21pm
Temperatures in Minneapolis struggled to crack zero and windchills hit 31 below. In Kentucky, two people were rescued after they fell in a pond while trying to save their dog. Jamie Yuccas of WCCO reports on the cold weather.

​Are we winning the fight against ISIS?

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:20pm
Former deputy director of the CIA Michael Morell and CBS News correspondent Holly Williams discuss America's handling of ISIS

Forecast: Extreme cold lingers

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 11:13pm
Extremely cold temperatures are expected Thursday for much of the country. Eric Fisher, chief meteorologist at CBS station WBZ-TV, has the forecast.


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