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Felon was allowed to use hastened airport line: watchdog

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 8:48am
Homeland Security Dept. inspector general describes how snafu happened; says felon is also ex-member of domestic terror group

Killings by police "an epidemic," victim's mother says

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:47am
Mother and uncle of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, unarmed biracial man killed by Madison, Wisconsin police officer, say "something needs to change"

Home video shows couple crossed paths 16 years before meeting

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 1:32am
A New Jersey couple was shocked to realize they had crossed paths with each other 16 years before officially meeting, thanks to resurfaced home video.

Americans like royal family more than U.S. politicians, Obama tells Prince Charles

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 1:26am
Microphones picked up a candid comment President Obama made Thursday during Prince Charles' visit to the White House.

Pledge of Allegiance spin gets school caught in controversy

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 1:10am
The reading of the pledge in a non-traditional way, though not intended to offend, attracted an angry response

​DoJ heads to Ferguson with a sense of urgency and optimism

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:59am
After the Justice Department's scathing report on Ferguson's police force, the city must now decide whether it wants to reform the police department or disband it

School principal apologizes after Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:40am
A high school in upstate New York has apologized for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic after complaints from students, parents and town residents. The Arabic pledge was part of the school's observance of National Foreign Language week.

Is your outgoing personality making you eat more?

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:38am
A Swedish study has found that personality trails like openness and extroversion lead to unhealthy eating habits.

Pythons a menace in the Everglades

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:37am
Scientists are warning that the Everglades ecosystem could be dramatically harmed due to a growing population of Burmese pythons who are literally eating up the Everglades.

Body of black man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:34am
The FBI and local investigators are trying to determine whether suicide or homicide caused the death of a black man whose body was found hanging from a tree in Clairborne County, Mississippi.

"How much is...?" The top cost searches

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:32am
Here are a list of the most commonly searched products on Google.

What to mark your calendars for

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:32am
No plans for the weekend? Here are some events across the country that may peak your interest.

Need something sweet? Eat a 1-pound tart

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:30am
A California bakery had sweet tooths in mind when it created the “Big Poppa Tart Donut”: A 1-lb. tart-donut combination filled with strawberry jam.

Wisconsin man shot by police "died on that porch for no reason at all"

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:26am
In an exclusive interview with CBS News, the mother and uncle of 19-year-old Tony Robinson spoke about his fatal shooting by a Madison, Wisconsin police officer.

NCAA Tourney opens with surprising upsets, intense drama

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:20am
From a three-pointer that was enough to knock a coach from his seat, to a controversial goaltending call, the opening round of March Madness did not disappoint

U.Va. student hurt during arrest speaks out: "How could this happen?"

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:12am
20-year-old University of Virginia student Martese Johnson needed 10 stitches to close a head wound suffered during a rough arrest

3/19: Tourists describe how they survived Tunis terror attack; Former NBA star Stephon Marbury rebounds in China

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:10am
Tunisian state television has turned the terror attack into a fast-moving music video to bolster the image of its security forces; and, former New York Knicks point guard Stephon Marbury has enjoyed his time in China.

Is Hollywood out of ideas?

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:04am
Remakes of well-known movies like "Scarface" and "Ghostbusters" seem to show that studios are running out of original ideas. Variety deputy editor Jenelle Riley tells CBSN's Elaine Quijano about Hollywood's creative drought.

Arrest made in death threats against Caroline Kennedy

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:54pm
Police in Japan arrested a man suspected of making death threats against U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy.

First day of spring brings in winter's last blast

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:07pm
As if the Northeast hasn't seen enough snow for the year, five more inches are expected to fall on the region, according to forecasters