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Baltimore mayor on mysterious death: "I want answers"

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 6:04pm
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake calls unexplained death of Freddie Gray unaceptable, says investigation moving quickly

University of Florida frat expels 3 for allegedly spitting on wounded vets

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:21pm
Founder of warrior group says drunk Zeta Beta Tau fraternity members insulted the veterans and stole their flags at resort in Florida

Montana judge who was censured over teen rape comments to get award

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:07pm
Judge G. Todd Baugh sparked outrage when he said 14-year-old shared responsibility for her rape by a teacher, whom he sentenced to just one month

Anita Smithey verdict: Was justice served in husband's shooting death?

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:00pm
Did a Florida wife stand her ground and kill her estranged husband after an alleged rape or was it a cold-hearted murder?

Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:35pm
Photos and videos posted to Twitter show tourists being evacuated from Liberty Island

Hard cider making a comeback in the U.S.

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:44pm
CBS News correspondent Marlie Hall joins CBSN with more on the comeback of what was once a popular drink in the nation's history.

Ohio botulism outbreak grows

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:39pm
More cases are reported as investigators try to track down the source of the deadly bacteria

Sheriff's deputy stops to share lunch with homeless man

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:32pm
A photo of a deputy sharing a sandwich with a homeless man is going viral

Nurse with cancer writes own obituary before death

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:25pm
Woman says she hopes to be remembered with "laughter, love and a good pint"

Cancer survivor kicked out of school over attendance

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:00pm
A 12-year-old Michigan girl who won her battle with leukemia was dismissed from her middle school over concerns about her attendance and academic performance. Rose McGrath's parents are fighting back, saying the school didn't do enough to help their sick daughter. CBS Western Michigan affiliate WWMT has the story.

Georgia university cancels classes amid uproar over American flag protest

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:59pm
Flap started after video showed Air Force veteran taking flag away from demonstrators who had walked on it to protest racism

New medical device could make shots pain-free

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:45pm
Students at Rice University have created a device that would numb the skin immediately before an injection. They have filed for a provisional patent and have even agreed on a name: "Comfortably Numb." KHOU-TV's Josh Chapin reports.

Ky. woman guilty of murdering boyfriend

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:27pm
Shayna Hubers shot her boyfriend 6 times during an argument in 2012

​A sign of life beyond death?

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:12pm
Janis Heaphy Durham was not the kind of person who believed in after-death communication, until her husband died - then, the handprint appeared on her mirror

Student sues Columbia Univ. after rape claim tossed

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:08pm
Columbia student says university failed to protect him against harassment when rape accuser went public, carried mattress around campus saying he raped her

Baltimore police rides scrutinized after man's death

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:39pm
Freddie Gray isn't the first person to die after being transported by police van

Union: Baltimore man who died in police custody wasn't wearing seatbelt

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:30pm
New details are emerging from the death of a Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who died after sustaining severe spinal injuries while in police custody. CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Vladimir Duthiers have more.

Miss. man "grateful to be alive" after freak lawn mower accident

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:13pm
Lawn mower shoots 3-inch metal wire up man's nose and into his head, just missing his carotid artery and jugular vein

University of Florida frat accused of spitting on wounded war veterans

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:37pm
Zeta Beta Tau fraternity is currently on conduct probation for a hazing incident in the fall semester

Weinstein, taken hostage by al Qaeda in 2011, devoted life to helping others

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:56am
Warren Weinstein is one of the two hostages who were killed in a CIA drone strike in January. The counterterrorism operations also killed two additional Americans who joined al Qaeda. It is believed they were using Weinstein and an Italian hostage as shields. Wyatt Andrews reports on the story from outside the Weinstein family home in Rockville, Maryland.