Minnesota mom charged for treating son's pain with medical marijuana

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:22pm
Angela Brown calls the cannabis oil a lifesaver for her 15-year-old son who suffered a traumatic brain injury three years ago

Breastfeeding moms protest outside Anthropologie store in Beverly Hills

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:43pm
Breastfeeding moms and their supporters staged a "nurse-in" on Wednesday outside of a Beverly Hills Anthropologie store. The protesters were upset that store officials had asked a mom to breastfeed her child in the store bathroom. KCAL-TV's Kristine Lazar reports.

Wheelchair-using biologist climbs trees in California

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:00pm
Rebecca Tripp suffered a spinal-cord injury six years ago and thought her goals of being a field biologist were shot. But the California Academy of Science actively recruits disabled students for summer research programs, allowing Rebecca, and her wheelchair, to climb trees and pursue her dream. KPIX's Elizabeth Cook reports.

California condo owner gets home back from squatters after two months

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:29pm
Cory Tschogel returns to her Palm Springs, California, condo for the first time since renting it to squatters Maksym Pashanin and his brother in May. The brothers had discovered a loophole in California tenant law. NESQ's Samantha Cortese reports.

Armed Texas protesters call for end to police shootings

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:51pm
Protesters armed with assault rifles called for an end to police shootings while also advocating self-defense. Calling themselves the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, the protesters marched through south Dallas and even stopped in a local eatery for drinks and pictures. KTVT's Robbie Owens reports.

Tennessee teen suspended for saying "bless you" in public school

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:47pm
A common courtesy with religious implications, student Kendra Turner's saying "bless you" to a classmate who sneezed landed her in an in-school suspension. The newly enrolled senior at Dyer County High School, who admits to breaking a classroom rule by using a religious saying, believes the rule violated her First Amendment rights. WBBJ's Dan Lampariello reports.

"Miraculous day": American Ebola patients discharged from Atlanta hospital

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:12pm
Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were infected with deadly virus, recover after being in hospital's isolation unit for nearly 3 weeks

Bank of America to pay nearly $17 billion in settlement

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:57pm
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called the Justice Department's settlement with Bank of America a "historic step forward" in protecting the American public from financial fraud. The deal is the largest government settlement stemming from the 2008 financial meltdown.

What Michael Brown's autopsy can (and can't) tell us

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 1:15pm
Three separate autopsies provide clues but cannot answer some of the most crucial questions about police shooting

This Morning from CBS News: Aug. 21, 2014

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 10:42am
American doctor who got Ebola in Liberia has recovered in Atlanta; Americans grade president's handling of Ferguson tensions; and beware hidden checking account fees

Ferguson tries to return to normal after chaos

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:07am
While the protests continue, those unaffiliated with the demonstrations are trying to go on with their lives

"A very good night" for Ferguson, Missouri

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:42am
Follows visit by Attorney General Eric Holder; grand jury starts hearing testimony on fatal police shooting of black teen Michael Brown

Police officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson demonstrators

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:33pm
The police officer was caught on tape pointing semi-automatic rifle at protesters while making threat

Mo'ne Davis is in a league of her own

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:11pm
The Little League sensation has become the most talked-about player in baseball

What kind of risk does ISIS pose to the U.S.?

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:08pm
Extremist group's recruitment of Americans and Europeans could present long-term threat to the homeland

Ice bucket challenge: More than just "hashtag activism"?

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:54pm
The viral campaign to raise money and awareness for ALS research has sparked a debate over its ultimate impact

Colo. Marine killed on trip to surprise brother

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:20pm
20-year-old was killed in car crash as he traveled home to surprise younger; he wanted to take boy to school on first day of second grade

Ferguson residents say town mischaracterized

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:17pm
Townspeople in the Missouri suburb that has become a hotbed of tension say their home is a place where most people get along

ISIS releases video of U.S. journalist's execution

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:43pm
A video posted online shows Islamic militants executing American journalist James Foley in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The U.S. intelligence community has reviewed the video and says it is authentic. Craig Boswell reports.

Tony Stewart skipping a third race after driver's death

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:34pm
NASCAR champion has been in seclusion since his car struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. during sprint car race


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