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Study: Nearly 1 billion trees threatened by Calif. drought

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 8:06pm
After four years of drought, a staggering number of California's trees are dying

Marijuana found in system of woman who plowed car into Las Vegas crowd

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 7:49pm
The initial charges of murder, child endangerment and felony hit-and-run are not affected by the pot found in her system

Brothers charged in 1983 beating death of Ill. man

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 7:26pm
The victim, whose naked, gagged and battered body was found tied up in rural Illinois decades ago, reportedly died of blunt force trauma to the head

Damage claims piling up over Army's infamous runaway blimp

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 7:00pm
More than a dozen claims have been filed just days after Congress made massive funding cuts to the program

Today in history: New Year's Eve

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 6:28pm
Throwback Thursday: A look back at events in history on New Year's Eve

Cops: Mom killed daughter she mistook for intruder

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 6:00pm
Police said the homeowner was asleep in her bed when she awoke and thought an intruder had entered the house and was quickly approaching her

Police: Pennsylvania man faked brain tumor to swindle church, friends

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 5:47pm
The alleged con artist didn't stop at swindling cash, one couple complained he borrowed a new generator and returned it "broken and unusable"

Challenge Academy graduates thrive in their new lives

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 5:36pm
Michelle Miller checks in on the cadets from the National Guard's Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy, one year after they graduated

Authorities: Hoverboard explodes inside South Carolina home

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 5:16pm
The batteries combusted and flew about 20 feet across the living room, lighting a chair on fire and burning the carpet

Historic flooding, a Secret Service crash, NSA spying accusations: #CBSN10 trending stories

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 5:16pm
Historic flooding hits the Midwest, U.S. Secret Service agents are involved in a crash in New Hampshire, the NSA is again accused of spying and more are among today's trending stories

Midwest flooding death toll rises as dangers remain

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 4:58pm
Swollen rivers cause Illinois to transfer inmates from state prison and Missouri's governor activates the National Guard

Ex-sergeant charged in Chicago-area beating of suspect

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 4:54pm
Footage allegedly shows the victim being beaten in handcuffs at a Chicago area police station in September 2013

Officer charged in 2013 beating of cuffed suspect

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 4:54pm
The footage allegedly shows the victim being beaten in handcuffs at a Chicago area police station in September 2013

New Netflix series raises questions about old murder case

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 4:28pm
Netflix's "Making a Murderer" rekindles interest in a high-profile Wisconsin murder case

CBSN business headlines: Blue Bell Ice Cream investigated

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 4:18pm
The Dept. of Justice investigates Blue Bell Ice Cream, Twitter cracks down on hate speech and more

Poll: Americans say Muslims least deserving of religious protections

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 4:07pm
Americans place a higher priority on preserving the religious freedom of Christians than for other faith groups, survey shows

NSA again accused of spying on U.S. allies

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 3:56pm
The NSA has been accused of spying on United States allies, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Breaking down the legal troubles for "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch and his mother

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 3:54pm
CBS News legal expert Rikki Klieman explains what a transfer to adult court would mean for the teen, and why his mother may face a harsher sentence

Donald Trump to ramp up campaign spending

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 3:51pm
Donald Trump plans to increase his spending to $2 million a week in early voting states

Winter storm causes widespread travel delays

Wed, 12/30/2015 - 3:44pm
Thousands of travelers suffer major delays caused by nationwide weather problems, with many having to sleep in airports