Chemical leak at "furry convention"

CBS US News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 2:08am
Police say someone may have intentionally caused a chemical leak at a Chicago hotel that was hosting a "furry convention." At least 19 people were sent to the hospital to be treated. "48 Hours" Crimesider reporter Michelle Sigona joins "CBSN" with more on what she's learned about the investigation.

Protesters turn out at Brooklyn Nets game

CBS US News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:41am
Demonstrators moved to Barclays Center in Brooklyn as Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive to attend the Nets-Cavaliers matchup.

Protesters stage demonstration ahead of royals' NBA game appearance

CBS US News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:12am
Demonstrators turn out at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton's attendance at the Nets-Cavaliers game

Protests as Royals attend basketball game in Brooklyn

CBS US News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:08am
Demonstrators protested police brutality at Brooklyn's Barclay Center as Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, attended a NBA game

Making the power grid “smarter and better"

CBS US News - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:02am
High demand for electrical power is putting strain on the grid and leaving us at risk of blackouts, but new technologies such as smart grids and microgrids offer promise for the future. Heba Kanso reports.

Protesters get the tear gas in Berkeley, California

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:40pm
The violence and destruction on the streets at Berkeley have shaken a city with a 50-year history of protest. Many protesters have been working to keep their demonstrations peaceful, but others are lashing out at the police. John Blackstone has the story.

CIA torture report coming Tuesday

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:38pm
The White House says a controversial Senate report will be released Tuesday that contains criticism of the CIA for its interrogation techniques during the Bush Administration. Some in the intelligence community say the release will put Americans in harm's way. Homeland Security correspondent Bob Orr and congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes join "CBSN" with more.

6 killed when private jet hits home near Washington D.C.

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:32pm
A private jet attempting to land at Montgomery County Airpark crashed into a neighborhood in Gaithersburg, Md., setting three homes afire. Three passengers in the plane were killed, as well as another 3 on the ground. Jeff Pegues has the story.

Wet, windy Nor’easter set to hit Northeast

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:26pm
The storm will bring a mix of rain, snow, ice, and wind to areas from Virginia to Maine. Meteorologist Megan Glaros, from Chicago’s WBBM, has the forecast on the storm that’s expected to impact millions.

U.S. military rescue missions remain risky

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:14pm
While there have been successful rescue U.S. military rescue missions, the attempts are risky. As long as the U.S. refuses to negotiate with terrorists, missions will remain dangerous and only sometimes successful. David Martin has the story.

Sen. Feinstein races to release torture report

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:09pm
It’s a race against time for Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who has been working to release her report on CIA torture tactics before Republicans take control of the Senate. While some argue it could put Americans in danger, Feinstein argues it will insure the CIA never resorts to torture again. Nancy Cordes reports.

L.A. makes expensive earthquake retrofitting recommendations

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 10:22pm
A study conducted by the city shows it is not ready for a massive, and possibly inevitable, temblor

Interview with major Ferguson witness not provided other documents

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:12pm
Prosecutor Bob McCullough was unable to immediately explain why police questions asked of Michael Brown's friend were not with the documents when they were released

Guard arrested in death of NYC inmate in hot cell

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:49pm
Female guard said to falsify records in case of Jerome Murdough, who one official said "basically baked to death" in Rikers Island cell

Mo. bar apologizes for offering "Michael Brown special"

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:57pm
Owner claims he saw other bars first offering 6 shots at a discounted price - the number a reference to times teen was shot by cop

Plane hits house near Washington, D.C.

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:14pm
A private plane crashed into a house in suburban Maryland monday morning

Supreme Court rejects BP appeal of oil spill settlement

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 6:53pm
BP left on the hook to pay inflated and bogus claims by businesses affected by the 2010 oil spill, adding potential billions to liability

FBI releases hate crime statistics

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 5:24pm
In 2013, nearly half of hate crime victims were targeted because of racial biases

Tamir Rice's mom: "I'm actually looking for a conviction"

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 4:03pm
Mother of 12-year-old killed by Cleveland cop makes her first public comments since officer fatally shot her son while he was holding a toy gun

Gas leak hospitalizes 19 people at Midwest FurFest 2014

CBS US News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:42pm
The source of the gas was apparently chlorine powder left in a ninth-floor stairwell at the hotel, according to the Rosemont Public Safety Department. Investigators believe the gas was created intentionally and are treating it as a criminal matter.

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