Hospitals won't bill Orlando shooting victims

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 9:49pm
Orlando hospitals will not be charging victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting for their medical bills. CBSN's Tony Dokoupil has the details.

Hillary Clinton goes after Trump's controversial "alt-right" supporters

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 9:49pm
At a speech in Reno, Nevada, Hillary Clinton argued that Donald Trump's campaign was based on prejudice and paranoia as it has stoked far-right beliefs that white identity is under threat. See her full remarks here.

University responds to criticism over "#StopWhitePeople2K16"

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 9:13pm
Public university in N.Y. says the title of a recent training session was chosen for its irony and the session -- about diversity -- wasn’t anti-white

Son of Russian lawmaker convicted of masterminding global online theft ring

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 8:06pm
Russian hacked into businesses, mostly pizza restaurants in Washington state, and stole millions of credit card numbers that he sold on underground internet forums, authorities say

U.S. warship fires warning shots at Iranian boat

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:56pm
Incident between Navy ships, Iranian boat marks escalation of encounters in Persian Gulf

Donald Trump responds to accusations he's stoked racial tensions

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:52pm
While rallying supporters in New Hampshire, Donald Trump slammed Hillary Clinton and said her email controversy is like "Watergate all over again." The GOP nominee also defended himself against claims that he is racist. See his full remarks here.

Prosecutors: Ex-soldier who lied his way to Purple Heart cost gov't $750K

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:06pm
Prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison term, arguing that a former Idaho National Guardsman falsified statements from fellow soldiers to obtain two awards

Vintage photos of the early days of our national parks

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 6:41pm
As the National Parks Service celebrates its centennial we take a look at vintage photos

Strangers move mother to tears with kind act for blind 2-year-old

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 5:50pm
Mother thanks “angels on Earth" for helping her toddler stand on his own

Vacca family lawyer on target of gun range lawsuit

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 5:32pm
Two years ago, a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed instructor Charles Vacca with an Uzi gun at an Arizona shooting range. Marc Lamber, representing the Vacca children who are suing the shooting range, tells CBS News why his clients are calling on lawmakers to pass a law that would prohibit children from possessing or firing assault weapons or machine guns. See the Vacca family's petition to lawmakers.

Daughter of Ariz. gun instructor: Laws failed 9-year-old who killed our dad

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 5:06pm
Two years ago, a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed instructor Charles Vacca with an Uzi gun at a shooting range. Now his family is suing the gun range, operated by Bullets and Burgers, for wrongful death. Elizabeth Vacca, 17, and her brother, Christopher, 12, tell CBS News why they are calling on lawmakers to pass legislation in regards to assault weapons and children. See the Vacca family's petition to lawmakers.

Old Dominion alum among victims in deadly Afghan attack

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 3:29pm
Brazen, hours-long militant attack on American University of Afghanistan killed over a dozen people

Family of gun instructor killed by girl with Uzi takes legal action

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 1:12pm
Arizona shooting range instructor was accidentally killed by 9-year-old girl two years ago

Surgeon general takes unprecedented step amid opioid epidemic

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 12:51pm
Opioids are “one of our greatest public health threats and it’s one that we have to respond to with speed and with urgency,” says U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

Cargo shorts: To wear or not to wear?

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 12:43pm
Go through a man's closet or dresser and you're likely to find items that are more about comfort and function than fashion. That's why a fiery debate erupted after a recent Wall Street Journal article suggested that men who wear cargo shorts are destined to sleep on the sofa. Jamie Wax reports.

Revealing hidden social media lives of America's youth

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 12:28pm
A new survey of teenagers and parents finds that 60 percent of teen internet users have created online accounts that their folks don't know about. That's more than twice the percentage of parents who suspect their teens have secret accounts. Wired magazine contributor Mary H.K. Choi joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her latest article, "Like. Ghost. Flirt," and how she met with five teens across the country to learn how high schoolers actually use social media.

Newly-discovered planet has similarities to Earth

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:55am
It turns out the next star over in our corner of the galaxy has a planet that looks a lot like ours. It is the closest potentially habitable world ever detected outside our solar system. Charlie D'Agata reports on why astronomers are so excited.

Surgeon general's letter to clinicians in crusade against opioid abuse

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:43am
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy calls America's opioid epidemic the health crisis of our generation. It causes more than 1,000 emergency room visits and kills 78 people every day. This week, Dr. Murthy is taking the unprecedented step of mailing letters to the 2.3 million prescribers in America. First on "CBS This Morning," Dr. Murthy shows how he wants clinicians to help in the fight.

Who's behind the "alt-right" movement?

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:37am
New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss Donald Trump's "alt-right" supporters and Hillary Clinton's upcoming speech that will address the movement.

Mississippi ISIS recruit makes unusual declaration at sentencing

CBS US News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:33am
Muhammad Dakhlalla was arrested with fiancee in 2015 for trying to join terror group

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