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Rescuers pluck police officer from Texas floodwaters

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:12pm
A police officer whose patrol car was stuck in floodwaters was rescued by crews in Sachse, Texas. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano show us the rescue caught on tape.

Hooters waitress donates kidney to customer

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 2:07pm
Waitress Mariana Villarreal barely knows Don Thomas, a longtime regular who lost both of his kidneys to cancer

Baltimore's top prosecutor was once on "Judge Judy"

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:52pm
Before she was Baltimore's top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby once appeared on an episode of "Judge Judy" in 2000. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano have the details.

#CBSNBusiness: May 29, 2015

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:34pm
More car and truck models are identified in the Takata air bag recall, JPMorgan Chase is cutting jobs, and Walmart is the most-visited place in America. CBS News MoneyWatch's Jill Wagner joins CBSN with the day's business headlines.

Dramatic flood rescues in Texas, Oklahoma

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:33pm
Hovercraft helps Dallas woman out of submerged car; Oklahoma man swept off a bridge by floodwaters is rescued - then jailed

Assault suspect given choice: Jail or be pepper-sprayed by victim

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 12:39pm
20-year-old woman picks punishment offered by Cleveland-area judge who embraces principle of "an eye for an eye"

Spelling bee crowns two champions in historic finale

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 11:12am
For the second year in a row, America's best spellers are sharing a championship trophy. The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended last night in an unusual tie. Chip Reid reports from National Harbor, Maryland where the drama lasted well into the evening.

New facial recognition technology under scrutiny

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:54am
For the next three months, airport customs and border agents will test facial recognition that aims to identify foreigners who stay in the United States too long. Kris Van Cleave reports from Washington Dulles International Airport on how the new technology has some worried anonymity will be a thing of the past.

More rescues in Texas and Oklahoma as hundreds evacuate

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:36am
Record-breaking rain is bringing new danger to the southern Plains. Texas officials asked hundreds of people to evacuate their homes overnight due to new flash flooding. Forecasters say drenching downpours from Kansas to Texas may bring more flash floods through tomorrow night. Don Dahler reports.

Overnight flash flood emergency in Dallas

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:34am
Record-setting rain drenched the city overnight forcing dozens of rescues. One firefighter carried a young boy out of his apartment building. The water quickly rose as high as people's necks. The Weather Channel’s David Malakoff reports from the middle of the flooding.

This Morning from CBS News, May 29, 2015

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:29am
Federal indictment of ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert shocks Capitol Hill, and flooding worries far from over in Texas

Texas keeping worried eye on swollen rivers

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:06am
At least 3 causing concern after record floodwaters earlier in week; death toll continues to rise

Kid cameos at NBA events stirs controversy

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:56am
As the NBA finals approached, two-year-old Riley Curry, daughter of Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, stole the show, and not everybody liked it

Privacy concerns over facial recognition test program

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:31am
For 3 months, border agents at a major airport will test technology to try and identify foreigners who have overstayed their welcome

Laser hit airliners over Long Island: FAA

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:09am
Agency says 4 planes reported green beam of light "illuminated them"

​Historic ending to Scripps National Spelling Bee

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:45am
For the second year in a row, spelling contest ends in an unexpected way and makes history in several different ways

Prophet Muhammad drawing contest planned outside Phoenix mosque

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:40am
Law enforcement officers are on alert in Phoenix, where a man is organizing a rally outside a mosque on Friday and asking participants to draw cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. As KPHO-TV's Jonathan Lowe reports, it follows a deadly shooting at a similar event earlier this month in Texas.

Owner takes dying dog on "bucket list" trip

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:38am
After a veterinarian gave a dog named Poh a terminal diagnosis, his owner decided to take his best friend on a "bucket list" road trip across the U.S. and document it on Instagram. CBSN's Kristine Johnson details the journey.

Phoenix mosque to be target of Muhammad cartoon contest

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 1:00am
Organizer says contest and rally, which come weeks after a shooting at a similar event in Texas, is meant to "show the true colors of Islam"

Prophet Muhammad drawing contest planned outside Phoenix mosque

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 12:42am
The man organizing a rally on Friday outside a Phoenix mosque is asking participants to draw cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. As CBSN's Kristine Johnson reports, it follows a deadly shooting at a similar event earlier this month in Texas.

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