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12/15: Sydney hostage siege ends in hail of gunfire ; Nat’l Guard camp helps high school dropouts make the grade
Police in Sydney, Australia stormed a café to put an end to a 16-hour hostage situation. Three are dead, including the gunman who is reported to have had a long history of violent crime, infatuation with extremism, and mental instability. Ben Tracy reports. ;Troubled teens who used to see F’s and D’s on their report cards are now proudly boasting A’s and B’s. As part of a continuing series on a National Guard boot camp to help teens, Michelle Miller reports on how some tough love has helped change the teens’ academic fortunes.
The families of the victims who were killed by Adam Lanza in Newtown, Conn., are suing the makers of the weapon Lanza used. Two years after the tragedy, the families say they want to hold Bushmaster accountable. Don Dahler reports.
CBS News national security analyst Mike Morell describes the threat posed by ISIS' social media reach
The police are searching for Bradley William Stone, 35, who is suspected of being the gunman behind a deadly shooting rampage in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania that left six of his family members dead. Jerika Duncan reports .
The Merrifield, Virginia Postal Service joined other branches nationwide in fielding letters and packages on December 15, the busiest mailing day of the year -- unsurprisingly, amid the holiday season.
Although the top airlines are seeing high profits over last year, a Minnesota couple is not seeing any benefit from dropping fuel prices
CBS News Washington bureau chief Chris Isham explains how the Internet is transforming terrorism.
Increased online holiday shopping in 2014 is keeping the Postal Service busy
Small, rare December tornado touched ground briefly near Arcadia and was given a preliminary rating of EF0
One tornado was confirmed to have touched down in Oklahoma during Sunday's round of severe weather. Severe storms slowly made their way across Oklahoma all day, including hail and strong winds.
29-year-old killed after a crash involving two cars and a bus near a Walt Disney World resort
Europe's largest-ever exhibition of Elvis memorabilia honoring the King of Rock 'n' Roll on display at the O2 Arena
Jennie Keane says she's just glad her 7-pound, 2-ounce daughter wasn't 8 pounds, 9 ounces
A tree lighting ceremony sparked some Christmas spirit in Ferguson, Mo. Mayor James Knowles said he knew there would be a point when the community could come together and bring a sense of normalcy to kids and their families.
A Brooklyn man has been charged in connection with the assault of two police officers during a protest Saturday night on the Brooklyn Bridge. The charges against Eric Linsker, 29, of Crown Heights, include assault in the second degree, rioting in the first degree, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and unlawful possession of marijuana.
NFLPA says arbitrator "summarily rubber-stamped the unlawful process and punishment of Mr. Peterson" by upholding suspension
Highly anticipated film, "Selma," recounts the historic attempts and eventually successful voting rights march, a moment that parallels civil rights protests of today
A traffic stop resulted in a major marijuana bust thanks to a K-9 with the Cherry Hill Police Department
It was unclear how the construction worker fell into the hole in San Gabriel
Months of hard work at the Youth Challenge Academy have paid off in a way few would have imagined possible