California lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage

CBS US News - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 1:33am
The proposal comes two years after legislation was passed giving the state one of the highest rates in the nation

Decision made on future of telescopes at Hawaiian mountain

CBS US News - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 12:45am
After protests, officials at the University of Hawaii have made plans to decommision some of the telescopes on Mauna Kea

Netflix tests advertising for original content

CBS US News - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 12:40am
Netflix is testing advertising on its original content for XBox users. CBSN's Kristine Johnson has what this may mean for customers in the future.

Okla. man killed by police during flood assaulted officer

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 11:51pm
Officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the man grabbed a trooper and knocked him down before he was shot

6/1: What's behind the persistent weather patterns; "San Andreas": What's real and what's not

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 11:44pm
The month of May brought persistent floods to Texas and an unrelenting heat wave to India. On Monday, researchers from Rutgers University published an explanation for the repeating weather patterns; Earthquake disaster flick "San Andreas" grossed $53.2 million during its opening weekend despite predictions that people in earthquake-prone areas wouldn't go see it.

Meet Caitlyn Jenner

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 11:02pm
The Olympian and reality TV star formerly known as "Bruce" debuted on the cover of Vanity Fair as "Caitlyn Jenner". Entertainment Tonight correspondent Nischelle Turner has the latest reaction from her family and fans.

Colorado shooter kept bizarre score using his victims

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:55pm
In a videotaped conversation with a psychiatrist, James Holmes said he believes he increased his self-worth by committing the shootings

"San Andreas": What's real and what's not

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:42pm
Earthquake disaster flick "San Andreas" grossed $53.2 million during its opening weekend despite predictions that people in earthquake-prone areas wouldn't go see it. CBS News correspondent John Blackstone spoke with a seismologist to see what was real in the movie and what was fake.

The TSA is failing major screening tests

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:38pm
In 95 percent of trials, undercover agents were able to smuggle fake explosives and banned weapons past airport security checkpoints. Jeff Pegues reports.

Caitlyn Jenner seen as champion of transgender movement

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:30pm
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, captivated the internet Monday after a photo of her "Vanity Fair" cover was released. Michelle Miller reports on the social impact Jenner's outing is having.

Related shootings in Colorado strike fear in drivers

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:19pm
Authorities in Colorado have made a link between two seemingly random shootings that occurred weeks apart. As Barry Petersen reports, investigators are considering the possibility the killings are the works of a serial sniper.

NSA phone data collection suspended

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:00pm
The U.S. Senate failed to reauthorize provisions of the U.S. Patriot Act that allow for the bulk collection of U.S. phone records. While some members of Congress see the collection as a necessary tool to fight terrorism, others call it an invasion of privacy. Nancy Cordes reports.

​Seismologist debunks Hollywood's "San Andreas" scenes

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 9:40pm
Lucy Jones explains what you should and shouldn't believe from the earthquake disaster film

What's behind the floods in Texas and heat in India?

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 9:24pm
Climatologists believe they have an explanation for why the current global weather pattern seems to be prone to repetition

Sneak peek: Temptation in Texas

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 8:50pm
A "48 Hours" interview with the wife of a millionaire shot dead turns the case upside down. Is there more to the story of what happened? Peter Van Sant has an update Tuesday, June 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS

Rise in plastic surgery after major weight loss

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 8:08pm
New numbers from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show more people are turning to plastic surgery after losing a lot of weight. Marlie Hall has details.

Women loses eyesight after her cat licks her

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 7:50pm
It's rare, but cats can spread bacteria to people and cause serious illness. Janese Walters of Toledo, Ohio, says she wishes she had known these dangers before she went blind in one eye. WTOL's Andrew Kinsey reports.

Are vampire electronics sucking you dry?

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 7:44pm
Up to 20 percent of your electric bill is going to power things like cable boxes, TVs, computers and gaming consoles. All those electronics use a lot of electricity -- even when they're off. CBS News' Julie Watts found some clever ways to save.

After further review, UAB bringing back football program

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 7:10pm
School is reinstating football program six months after controversial decision to cut sport because of cost

Sporting Kansas City star Dom Dwyer on FIFA scandal, soccer's rise in U.S.

CBS US News - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 6:12pm
MLS player Dom Dwyer joined CBSN to discuss the corruption scandal plaguing FIFA and the sport's growing popularity in the U.S.

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