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U.S. closer to formally blaming North Korea for Sony hack

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:02pm
Amid hacking threats, Sony cancels Dec. 25 opening of "The Interview"; sources say U.S. has determined North Korea behind Sony hack

U.S.-Cuba move to thaw diplomatic relations

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:00pm
Nearly 54 years after President Eisenhower severed diplomatic ties with the communist dictatorship, President Obama said it's time to restore ties with Cuba. Major Garrett reports on the dramatic and controversial push for change in America's relationship with Cuba.

Charlie Crist weighs in on U.S.-Cuba ties

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:14pm
Charlie Crist, Florida's former governor, joined CBSN on Wednesday to discuss how the move to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba will impact the state

Russia's future with Cuba uncertain after new U.S.-Cuba policy

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:58pm
America's new relationship with Cuba could complicate the island nation's ties with Russia

Colorado to fund medical marijuana research

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:40pm
State at the forefront of legalized pot will fund studies to look at marijuana's potential health benefits

​Rikers Island guard convicted in NYC inmate's 2012 death

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:44pm
Guards testified captain refused to call for help after inmate swallowed toxic substance: "Don't bother me unless someone is dead"

Missouri governor ends month-long state of emergency

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 8:38pm
Gov. Jay Nixon's lifting of the order removed the National Guard from Ferguson, St. Louis and other areas

Bob Schieffer on "bombshell" Cuba developments

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:58pm
Bob Schieffer, host of "Face the Nation" discussed the thaw of U.S. relations with Cuba on CBSN

Bob Schieffer on unexpected thaw of U.S.-Cuba relations

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 7:08pm
Negotiations surrounding the release of Alan Gross and steps toward normalizing relations between Cuba and the U.S. have been ongoing for months in secrecy. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer joins CBSN on what he calls a "bombshell."

Alan Gross makes first remarks after being freed from Cuban prison

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:49pm
American Alan Gross is home after being a five-year imprisonment in Cuba on spy charges. His release comes as the U.S. announced it would take new steps to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba.

St. Paul's Choir School releases debut Christmas album

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:38pm
It's the only Catholic choir school in the U.S., and they only accept 12 new students each year

49ers' Ray McDonald investigated for sexual assault

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:38pm
Police say the NFL player's home was searched after a woman said she was "possibly" sexually assaulted

Special Report: Obama announces major shift in Cuba relations

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:19pm
President Obama announced that the U.S. would start normalizing relations with Cuba following the release of Alan Gross, a U.S. government subcontractor, from a Cuban prison and a prisoner swap between the two countries. Norah O'Donnell and Charlie Rose anchor a CBS News Special Report with reports from Margaret Brennan and Bob Schieffer.

Cubans in Miami offer mixed reactions to new diplomatic relations

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:11pm
Nearly everyone in the large Cuban exile community is happy Alan Gross was freed, but the normalizations of relations is hotly debated

Richard C. Hottelet, the last living member of the famed CBS News "Murrow's Boys," dies at 97

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:29pm
World War II radio reports for CBS News under the direction of Edward R. Murrow set the standard for broadcast journalism

Obama to announce changes in U.S.-Cuban relations

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:00pm
What does the release of Alan Gross mean for U.S.-Cuba relations? President Obama is expected to address the situation. CBS News senior White House correspondent Bill Plante joins CBSN with reaction from the White House.

Violent turbulence rocks flight, injures passengers

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:30pm
Dramatic new video shows moments aboard American Airlines flight from South Korea to Dallas in which 14 were injured

Suspects to seek change of venue in Holly Bobo case

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:17pm
A judge agreed that it would be "impossible" to find a fair and impartial jury in Decatur County, Tenn. where the kidnapping and killing of the nursing student took place

Ala. dad arrested in death of 8-year-old daughter

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:03pm
Hiawatha Robinson Jr. was arrested Tuesday, faces murder and sex charges

Calif. man claims self-defense in wife's murder

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:55pm
A California elementary school custodian who allegedly killed his wife before kidnapping his four children and engaging police in a standoff pleaded not guilty Monday