Los Alamos worker imprisoned for selling nuke secrets

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:09pm
71-year-old physicist given a year in prison for lying to FBI and passing classified data to a likely Venezuelan official

James Foley's parents remember him as fearless journalist

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:03pm
At a news conference Wednesday, James Foley's parents said they are proud of their son. Diane Foley called her son courageous and a fearless journalist.

U.S. military mulling more troops to Iraq, officials say

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:00pm
Pentagon weighs sending additional U.S. troops to Baghdad even as insurgents threaten to kill a second American captive

Little League World Series coach's inspiring speech goes viral

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:42pm
David Belisle says speech to crying players on his Cumberland team was spontaneous and from the heart

James Foley's parents: "He was courageous to the end"

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:23pm
Parents of journalist slain by ISIS militants say their son died a hero for revealing stories of oppressed people in war-torn lands

Michigan dog hired to comfort victims while on witness stand

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:19pm
The latest hire inside the Calhoun County Prosecutor's office has four legs. Holli, an 18-month-old yellow labrador, has been trained as part of the Victims Advocate Unit to comfort witnesses while they testify in a courtroom. WWMT's Julia Fello reports.

Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:25pm
Rescuers across the state rushed to save people trapped in cars and homes

Oklahoma gun range mixes bullets and booze

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:03pm
Wilshire Gun Range in Oklahoma was recently granted a liquor license by the city and is almost ready to open its doors. KWTV's Lacie Lowry gets the first tour.

Woman says Anthropologie is breaking the law, forbids breastfeeding.

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:27pm
A woman shopping inside an Anthropologie store with her breastfeeding newborn was escorted to the bathroom to 'finish up.' The mother says the store is breaking the law. She posted the incident on Facebook and received hundreds of responses of support.

Most Americans oppose Common Core standards: Poll

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:10pm
A new poll finds a majority doesn't support the nationwide reading and math standards backed by the Obama administration

Watch: Phoenix resident rescued from house trapped by deadly storm

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:05pm
Another monsoon surge from the south brought more rain to the Phoenix area, prompting a flash flood watch and several calls for water rescues. After a week's worth of rain, most areas were already saturated and could not handle the new influx of rainwater.

"Sinking feeling": California wildfire evacuees await word on homes

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:16pm
Firefighters tame blaze that led to mass evacuations around community near Yosemite National Park

Sheriff: Ex-Marine inquired about body disposal

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:54pm
A former Marine charged with murdering Erin Corwin, his alleged lover, admitted to researching human body disposal, police say

Hostage situation ends after lengthy standoff

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:54pm
Suburban Chicago standoff began about 21 hours earlier when police responded to report of possible burglary

Johnny Manziel will start NFL season on the bench

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:29pm
Browns coach Mike Pettine picks Brian Hoyer as starting quarterback over hotshot rookie

New police shooting adds to tension in St. Louis-area

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:01am
Just miles away from the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, police shot killed another young black man in St. Louis. According to authorities, he was armed with a knife and acting erratically. Jeff Glor reports.

This Morning from CBS News: Aug. 20, 2014

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:17am
Tide turns in Ferguson, Missouri protests; how should U.S. react to purported ISIS beheading of American journalist?; and Phil Mickelson's military ties

Bowe Bergdahl reveals what he wants to do next

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:05am
Lawyer for Army sergeant who was held captive by Taliban for nearly five years talks about soldier's future

Peaceful protests turn tense in Ferguson, Missouri

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:02am
Shots suddenly ring out, several arrests made; governor won't seek removal of local prosecutor from probe of police shooting of Michael Brown

Hostages still being held in suburban Chicago home

CBS US News - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:07am
Police say 2 men fired at officers, wounding 2, then took 6 kids, 2 adults captive; several released


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