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Screening terrorists

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:39am
With the holiday travel season coming up, Bob Orr sat down with Transportation Security Chief John Pistole on what the TSA is doing to keep travelers safe.

TSA head: "Persistent threat" from terrorists amid holiday travel

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:39am
What is the agency doing to mitigate terrorist threats on flights during busy travel seasons?

​Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola returning to Liberia

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:23am
Dr. Rick Sacra will work for 4 weeks at the hospital where he caught Ebola; doctors say he's now effectively immune to the deadly virus

12/16: Taliban slaughters scores of students in Pakistan; The day WWI stopped for Christmas

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:00am
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing at least 141 civilians -- most of them children -- and wounding many more. The Pakistani Taliban claimed the attack was revenge for ongoing military operations in Northern Waziristan that have targeted their hideouts near the Afghan border. Clarissa Ward reports.;One-hundred years ago this month, German and British troops laid down their arms in an unofficial Christmas truce. The iconic story that both sides put down their arms to play soccer has led to rematches to honor the event. But as Mark Phillips reports, the story may have been embellished through the years.

PA manhunt ends with discovery of suspect's body

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:47am
The manhunt for Bradley Stone, the ex-Marine who was suspected of killing his wife and five of her relatives, ended when police found Stone's body in the woods near his home in suburban Philadelphia.

The day WWI stopped for Christmas

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:38pm
One-hundred years ago this month, German and British troops laid down their arms in an unofficial Christmas truce. The iconic story that both sides put down their arms to play soccer has led to rematches to honor the event. But as Mark Phillips reports, the story may have been embellished through the years.

Jeb Bush inches closer to 2016 White House run

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:33pm
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush moved a step closer to a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Nancy Cordes reports on the criticism coming his way from Democrats and certain members on the right.

As gas prices fall, U.S. automakers see lift in sales

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:30pm
Sales for Ford and GM vehicles are seeing some record sales. Automakers are hoping the drop in sales bolsters demand for vehicles. Manuel Bojorquez reports from Houston, Texas where one gas station is selling gas for $1.97.

Investigation begins into Sydney siege

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:29pm
Thousands of people have already visited a memorial at the Sydney cafe where two hostages and the gunman were killed. As details come to light about gunman Man Haroon Monis' turbulent history, everyone is asking whether the bloodshed could have been prevented. Ben Tracy reports.

Sony hackers invoke 9/11 in latest threat

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:20pm
Hackers calling themselves the Guardians of Peace warned Tuesday that the worst is yet to come. After referencing the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the group said people should stay away from Sony's "The Interview," which is scheduled to premiere Christmas Day. Bob Orr reports on the threat and why the language behind the malware is creating suspicion about who is behind the attack.

Putin’s economy is in crisis

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:19pm
The value of the Russian currency is in freefall. Six months ago, 34 rubles would buy $1; on Tuesday, it took almost 70 rubles. Charlie D’Agata reports from Moscow on how the mix of economic sanctions and lower oil prices has triggered an economic crisis.

Taliban slaughters scores of students in Pakistan

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:12pm
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing at least 141 civilians -- most of them children -- and wounding many more. The Pakistani Taliban claimed the attack was revenge for ongoing military operations in Northern Waziristan that have targeted their hideouts near the Afghan border. Clarissa Ward reports.

Auto industry lifted by cheaper prices at the pump

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:05pm
Automakers preparing to reap the benefits from consumers who have more money in their pockets

Media reporter on ramifications of Sony hack

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:26pm
David Folkenflik, media correspondent for National Public Radio, joined CBSN to discuss the latest on the Sony hack

TSA head: "Persistent threat" from terrorists during holiday travel season

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:02pm
Outgoing TSA Administrator John Pistole explains to CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr what the administration is doing to mitigate terrorist threats, especially on flights.

Homicide charge for woman in car-pedestrian crash

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:31pm
30-year-old allegedly struck a pedestrian in Springfield, Ore., and carried him 11 blocks

Family sues over fatal shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:06pm
John Crawford III was shot by a police officer on Aug. 5 inside the store

LAPD to equip force with body cameras

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:58pm
Mayor Eric Garcetti says department will be a "national leader" to use devices to record interactions between law enforcement and community

Mom charged with murder after babies' remains found

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:52pm
Remains of three babies were found in squalid Massachusetts home in September

Wife used child porn to frame spouse, gets jail

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:48pm
Pa. woman will not collect Christmas gifts, will go straight to jail for downloading porn to make estranged husband look bad

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