Man convicted in Pennsylvania double homicide to serve life without parole

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:46pm
A man who strangled a pharmacist and his girlfriend in 2002 showed no reaction as the judge gave him his sentence

Below-zero temperatures, arctic air for much of U.S.

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:07pm
From frozen Great Lakes to collapsing roofs, the Winter of 2015 has gone from inconvenience to hazard

The top retirement fear of American seniors

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 10:03pm
New study pinpoints the biggest worry of Americans nearing retirement age

The smuggler's new best friend

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 9:43pm
Unmanned aerial systems are becoming airborne headaches for prison wardens worldwide

Mastering the skills to be a real life sniper

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 8:40pm
CBS News national security correspondent David Martin joins CBSN to preview his upcoming story about the difficulty of becoming a sniper, specifically learning the art of stalking.

​Prosecutor: Terror defendant served bin Laden before embassy bombings

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 8:28pm
Khaled al-Fawwaz accused of helping Osama bin Laden spread his message that Americans should be killed wherever they are found

Girl Scout shot in leg to be top cookie seller

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 8:10pm
A nine-year-old who was wounded in her leg as she went to a Girl Scout meeting to pick up cookies is a high-seller thanks to an online sales drive

How Pullman's railroad town changed America

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 7:30pm
The storied past of the railroad town George Pullman built has earned it a spot in American history

If it's Winter, you wouldn't know it in Seattle

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 7:06pm
With temperatures above 60 degrees in parts of Washington and Oregon, Pacific Northwesterners are experiencing the opposite of those in the Northeast

Big snow piles put heavy burden on New England roofs

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 7:01pm
No building safe from incredible stress of multiple feet of snow that has piled up, experts say

Watch: Man who claimed detective assaulted him caught punching himself

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 6:33pm
Video released by Lane County's Sheriff's Office in Oregon shows man hitting himself multiple times in the face

​How Marine snipers are trained

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 6:22pm
CBS News went to scout-sniper school in Quantico, Virginia to see first-hand how snipers are trained

"American Sniper" murder trial turns to defense

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 6:15pm
The prosecution rested its case against Eddie Ray Routh, but the testimony of Routh's mother may strengthen the insanity defense

Watch: Explosion reported at ExxonMobil refinery in California

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 6:07pm
A blast was reported at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, California. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

UMass reverses policy on banning Iranians from engineering programs

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 5:26pm
Earlier this week, school officials said the ban was in line with U.S. sanctions against Iran

Controversial dashcam video of St. Louis arrest revealed

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 5:02pm
Cortez Bufford claims police used excessive force against him during a 2014 traffic stop. Dashcam video records some of the incident, but not all of it. Officers at the scene turned it off during the confrontation.

Crews respond to refinery explosion report in Calif.

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:51pm
Dust, ash seen falling from sky, witnesses say

LBJ's 1968 condolence letter to MLK's widow to be auctioned

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:46pm
Letter written by U.S. president the day after the civil rights icon was assassinated headed to auction after long legal dispute

NASA video shows a giant fireball over Pittsburgh

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:32pm
NASA cameras captured a very bright meteor at the Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The fireball was seen over New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania around 4:45 am Tuesday.

Watch: Sea lion hitches ride on kayak in California

CBS US News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:30pm
A California family had a weekend visit to Santa Barbara it will never forget. A baby sea lion joined the family on a kayak trip around the wharf.


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