For the second year in a row, spelling contest ends in an unexpected way and makes history in several different ways
Law enforcement officers are on alert in Phoenix, where a man is organizing a rally outside a mosque on Friday and asking participants to draw cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. As KPHO-TV's Jonathan Lowe reports, it follows a deadly shooting at a similar event earlier this month in Texas.
After a veterinarian gave a dog named Poh a terminal diagnosis, his owner decided to take his best friend on a "bucket list" road trip across the U.S. and document it on Instagram. CBSN's Kristine Johnson details the journey.
Organizer says contest and rally, which come weeks after a shooting at a similar event in Texas, is meant to "show the true colors of Islam"
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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. 2015-05-28T19:50:00-04:00 2015-05-28T23:50:57-04:00
The man organizing a rally on Friday outside a Phoenix mosque is asking participants to draw cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. As CBSN's Kristine Johnson reports, it follows a deadly shooting at a similar event earlier this month in Texas.
Silk Road founder faces at least 20 years in prison for operating online drug dealing website
Pilot accused of being drunk in the cockpit; toxic balls of oil close nine miles of California beaches.
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Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, 73, was indicted Thursday for withdrawing nearly a million dollars from his private account in small amounts to evade detection and lying to federal investigators. CBS News correspondent Nancy Cordes reports; Ernest Hemingway's grandsons, Patrick and John, recently participated in a fishing tournament off Cuba's coast. For the first time in decades, several American vessels were allowed to participate. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds reports.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who once was second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down Thursday. 2015-05-28T19:34:00-04:00 2015-05-28T23:34:30-04:00
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican. Before the indictment handed down Thursday, Hastert was remarkable for being a little-known state lawmaker from suburban Chicago who eventually rose to the third-highest office in the land. 2015-05-28T19:41:00-04:00 2015-05-28T23:41:13-04:00