Legendary comedian George Carlin is the newest face of the National Portrait Gallery

CBS US News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 11:16am
The late George Carlin made his living slicing and dicing Washington politicians for delighted audiences, but now, he has a most unlikely place of honor. Vinita Nair tells us more.

Decorated Boston cop attacked during traffic stop

CBS US News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:38am
Officer John Moynihan was wounded when a suspect in the vehicle opened fire on officers; he is currently in an induced coma. The Boston police officer was once honored by President Obama for being one of the first responders in 2013 gun battle with Boston marathon bombers. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

March Madness: NCAA Tournament Elite Eight set to tip off Saturday

CBS US News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 5:06am
March Madness rolls on with match-ups set for regional finals

Boston cop wounded, suspect killed during traffic stop

CBS US News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 12:39am
A Boston police officer was wounded Friday night when a suspect started shooting during a routine traffic stop in the city's Roxbury neighborhood. Police commissioner William Evans said other officers returned fire, killing the alleged gunman.

Gas line probed after NYC building explosion, fire

CBS US News - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 12:15am
New York City officials say at least two men remained missing more than a day after an explosion and fire which injured 22 people and caused three buildings to collapse in the East Village. As Jericka Duncan reports, the mayor says a gas line may have been "inappropriately" tapped.

​Boston police officer shot, suspect killed during traffic stop

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:17pm
Officer shot in the face and is critical condition, Boston police commissioner says

3/27: Doctor's note found ripped up in home of Germanwings co-pilot; Texas basketball team gets unlikely support

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:08pm
Investigators searching the apartment and family home of Andreas Lubitz turned up several notes from doctors, including one excusing him from work on the day of the crash; and, the Gainesville Tornadoes - a basketball team from a correctional facility - often play in front of empty bleachers since students aren't allowed to attend the games.

Should FAA require mental health exams for U.S. pilots?

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:30pm
In the wake of Germanwings Flight 9525 crash, some experts say screening for commercial pilots in should be similar to U.S. military

Basketball team with little fans gets support from unlikely source

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:04pm
"When I'm an old man I'll still be thinking about this," said a teenaged basketball player who was touched by what happened at his game

Fran Lebowitz: Men dressed in shorts is "repulsive"

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:41pm
New York based author Fran Lebowitz is never afraid to share her opinion. Her latest peeve are men wearing shorts. The natty dresser said, "There are few things I would rather see less, to tell you the truth."

Sweet donuts: Expert drifter punks driving instructors

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:39pm
Professional driver Leona Chin pranked a group of rookie driving instructors by taking them on a fast and hilarious ride through the driving course. The instructors thought Chin was a student taking her driving test, but were surprised when the car started drifting in the the parking lot.

The Pretender:The case of Christian Longo

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:27pm
A husband accused of killing his wife and children turns up in Mexico impersonating a former New York Times reporter -- and strikes up a bizarre friendship with the journalist

Mayor: Gas line may have been tapped before NYC explosion

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:34pm
2 people remain missing a day after explosion, 7-alarm fire that left 22 people hurt, 3 buildings collapsed

What it takes to buy a new Air Force One

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 6:40pm
CBS News' Mark Albert gives CBSN a preview of what goes into shopping for a new Air Force One. The full report will air on "CBS This Morning: Saturday."

Aaron Hernandez's former fiancee testifies in court

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 6:40pm
Shayanna Jenkins testified that she asked Aaron Hernandez point blank if he was involved in Odin Lloyd's murder. "48 Hours'" Michelle Sigona explains the importance of Jenkins being called to the stand.

Princeton Review apologizes to Taylor Swift

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 6:39pm
America's sweetheart took to Twitter after the test prep firm misquoted one of her song lyrics. The Princeton Review owned up to their mistake, but not without pointing to a grammatical mistake in her lyrics.

School: Racist chant stems from national frat event

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:45pm
University of Oklahoma investigation finds chant caught on video being recited by SAE members originated at leadership cruise

Angry birds on the attack in Florida park

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:29pm
A popular park in Melbourne, Florida, has gone to the birds. The city says feeding the ducks, geese and seagulls is making them aggressive. WKMG-TV's Justin Warmoth reports.

Early morning dance parties heating up NYC

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:11pm
DJs performing to packed dance clubs usually takes place late at night, but early morning raves known as "daybreakers" are becoming a popular way to exercise and wake up. Lauren Lyster reports.

Amanda Knox "full of joy" after conviction overturned

CBS US News - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:18pm
American "relieved and grateful"; her Italian lawyer says outcome of nearly 8-year murder case "couldn't be better than this"

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