Montana teen, seeking 2nd chance, rejected from school

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:52pm
Spencer Ore, 16, spent 2 years in treatment after bringing guns to a high school campus and making threats, but he may not be allowed to start over

"On Your Case": Top legal matters women face in love and life

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:52pm
Lisa Green, the author of "On Your Case: A Comprehensive, Compassionate (and Only Slightly Bossy) Legal Guide for Every Stage of a Woman's Life," joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss issues she says women cannot ignore.

Lawyer creates Fair DUI flyers to prevent wrongful arrests at checkpoints

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:26pm
A Florida lawyer is offering what he considers a foolproof way to get through DUI checkpoints: don't say a word to police. The Fair DUI flyer is a controversial new approach gaining traction, but advocacy groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving fear it could allow impaired drivers to bypass the law. Jan Crawford reports.

Judge temporarily blocks Obama's immigration executive action

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 12:10pm
A federal judge put a temporary hold on President Obama's executive action that is meant to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. It was in response to a lawsuit filed by 26 states that say the president had no authority to impose the costly programs. Jan Crawford reports from Washington.

Winter blast shuts down schools and highways in Carolinas

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:50am
The latest snow and ice storm is causing havoc, and all of North Carolina is in a state of emergency. More than 90,000 people are affected by power outages. Tara Lynn of CBS affiliate WRAL reports from Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Confession video of suspect key evidence in "American Sniper" trial

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:35am
The Texas jury in the "American Sniper" murder trial saw the recorded confession of Eddie Ray Routh in the killing of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield. What they heard may have a big impact on whether the jury believes Routh's insanity defense. Manuel Bojorquez reports.

This Morning from CBS News, Feb. 17, 2015

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:32am
Dangerous winter weather hits South, heads north; Joe Biden a victim of timing?; controversy over drunk driving stops

Government workers sent home as massive storm hits D.C.

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:27am
It was snowing Monday night in Maryland, as Air Force One brought President Obama home from a holiday weekend. Much of the federal government and schools are closed Tuesday because of a snow emergency in Washington, D.C. Chip Reid reports from the National Mall.

From Kentucky to North Carolina, snow, sleet and ice stun millions

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:27am
A large stretch of the South and mid-Atlantic is struggling under a heavy coat of snow and ice, while Washington, D.C., is under a winter storm warning. Virginia and the Carolinas are hard hit, and hundreds are waking up with no electricity. Vicente Arenas reports from Charlotte, North Carolina.

Northeast facing brutal wind chills, even more snow

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:25am
Boston may not be directly in the path of the latest snow storm, but several more inches of snow are expected Tuesday. The city, along with much of the Northeast, is struggling to deal with obstacles the bitter cold and storms have left behind. Jericka Duncan reports from Boston.

Debate heats up over Photoshopped fashion models

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:48am
Question over whether we can embrace natural beauty is not new, but one woman wants to bring the issue to Capitol Hill

Mardi Gras Indians bring colorful history to New Orleans

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:29am
Roughly three dozen tribes, known collectively as the Mardi Gras Indians, perform in their neighborhoods on New Orleans during the big festival. Their origins date back to the 18th century, when slaves would gather to play traditional African music. Megan Alexander reports.

Mardi Gras' Fat Tuesday revelry kicks off

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:57am
Traditional extra hearty partying on streets of New Orleans, in all its glory, leads to start of Lent

Crippling winter weather sweeps from South to New England

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:50am
Treacherous driving conditions, power outages and collapsing buildings are just some of the severeproblems residents are facing

Fires from W. Va. derailment could burn 2-3 days

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:10am
At least 14 cars carrying crude oil ignited when train left tracks in snowstorm; one car went into river

Shooter in "American Sniper" trial confesses to killing on videotape

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 3:23am
A videotaped confession by the ex-Marine accused of the fatal shooting of Chris Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield in 2013 was seen by jurors in Texas

Hiker found dead in midst of treacherous weather conditions

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:18am
A hiker who activated an emergency rescue beacon in an attempt to survive brutal weather conditions was discovered in a mountainous area of New Hampshire

West Virginia town evacuated after train derailment sparks fire

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:22am
A West Virginia town has been evacuated after a CSX train carrying 100 tankers of crude oil derailed, sparking a fire involving a dozen cars. CBS News Correspondent Jeff Pegues reports.

Have teachers been overlooked in the measles outbreak?

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:14am
With no law in most states dictating vaccination requirements for teachers and staff, less attention is paid to their immunization statuses

1-800-Flowers customers complain of wilted blooms

CBS US News - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 1:03am
Company is playing damage control on Twitter after customers took to the social network to complain their Valentine’s Day gifts were in less than perfect shape

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