Can U.S. pull off another rescue mission in Syria?

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:42pm
After revelation of failed operation to free hostages, another attempt may prove difficult

Pope Francis calls James Foley's parents

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:02pm
Pontiff offers condolence to family of American journalist beheaded by ISIS militants; family plans "healing" Mass to pray for peace

Satanists sued by Oklahoma archbishop over Black Mass

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:19pm
The Archbishop of Oklahoma City files a lawsuit against a Satanic Priest to stop a Black Mass inside the Civic Center's City Space Theater. KWTV's Steve Shaw reports.

"Bless you" lands Tennessee high schooler in hot water

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:58pm
A 17-year-old student at Dyer County High School wound up at odds with her teacher and principal over simple gesture

Fla. teens charged in Ray Allen home invasion

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:56pm
Police say the intruders, who face up to a year in prison, wanted to explore the basketball star's house

Ohio Catholics and State Department throw cold water on ice bucket challenge

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:28pm
Archdiocese of Cincinnati opposes ALS Association's funding of embryonic stem cell research; U.S. diplomats banned due to ethics rules

Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:19pm
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack

Archbishop takes Satanists to court over "black Mass"

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 6:14pm
Archbishop Paul Coakley accuses satanic group of unlawfully obtaining item from church to be used in Mass

Governor orders withdrawal of Missouri National Guard from Ferguson

CBS US News - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:32pm
Gov. Jay Nixon says they've effectively protected the city while other agencies worked to restore trust between law enforcement and residents

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

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