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Panda semen donation delivered to National Zoo

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:18pm
Researchers traveled all the way to China to pick up semen from the ideal mate to use with the National Zoo’s adult female panda, Mei Xiang.

Queen Elizabeth celebrates 89th birthday

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:16pm
Britain marks Queen Elizabeth's 89th birthday Tuesday as many royal followers anxiously wait for Prince William and the Duchess Kate's second baby to be born.

The perfect diamond ring could be yours for $25 million

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:14pm
A 100-carat diamond ring is up for auction Tuesday at Sotheby's. The ring is expected to sell for between $19 million and $25 million, according to the Sotheby's catalogue.

Judge holds Saudi rape suspect due to fears he'll flee U.S.

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:14pm
Saudi man facing rape charges in Utah allegedly has ties to royal family; held without bail because authorities believe he tried to enter Mexico previously

Lindsey Vonn: Tiger's "a better skier than I'm a golfer"

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 5:53pm
The speed demon on skis talks about her comeback, as well as what makes her and her golfing great boyfriend so similar

County to pay $650K to horse pursuit suspect beaten by deputies

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 5:51pm
California county OK's settlement to avoid lawsuit by man whose beating by deputies after horse chase was captured on video

Cop pleads not guilty in confrontation with Indian man

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 5:50pm
Ex-Alabama officer is accused of using unreasonable force against grandfather who was walking in his son's neghborhood

Former Navy lieutenant to join St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 5:01pm
The Hall of Fame says Mitch Harris will be the first Naval Academy graduate to appear in the major leagues since 1921

Transforming education through imagination and creativity

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:57pm
Education reformer Sir Ken Robinson explains why standardizing education is alienating teachers and students in his new book, "Creative Schools"

"Unrepentant": Boston bombing jury sees photo of defiant Tsarnaev

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:10pm
The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is underway

Man killed driving wife to hospital for birth of 8th kid

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 4:03pm
Michael Rogan's vehicle was hit by a deer, killing him but allowing his 7 kids and pregnant wife to escape with minor injuries

Ky. workers busted for stealing barrels of bourbon

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:59pm
Prosecutors say the scheme led by rogue distillery workers lasted for years and involved tens of thousands of dollars' worth of whiskey

South Dakota wants you to know: "At least we're not Mars"

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:16pm
South Dakota's governor office has a new ad campaign. Its slogan is: "At least we're not Mars." CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Vladimir Duthiers report on their latest commercial.

Boston divided over Tsarnaev death penalty decision

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 2:10pm
Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returns to court Tuesday morning for the sentencing phase of his trial. A jury will decide whether he should get the death penalty or spend the rest of his life in prison. Don Dahler reports on how those impacted by the attack are sharing their opinions.

Ill. cop cleared in shooting death of Rekia Boyd

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:50pm
Rekia Boyd, 22, was shot to death in 2012 after officer Dante Servin approached a group at a Chicago park

St. Louis City Hall evacuated after suspicious cylinders found

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:46pm
Police bomb and arson squad called in after two cylinders and a suspicious bag found at building entrances

Man with muscular dystrophy finishes Boston Marathon

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:45pm
A man with muscular dystrophy made a determined finish at the Boston Marathon. He crossed the finish line 20 hours after the race began. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano explain why finishing the race meant so much to him.

Police officers pull driver from burning car

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:44pm
Two police officers are being honored for heroism after pulling a driver from a burning car. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano report on the dramatic video.

Tulsa reserve deputy pleads not guilty in deadly shooting

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:31pm
73-year-old Robert Bates fatally shot Eric Harris and was heard apologizing on video

Boston Marathon's final finisher an inspirational story

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 1:15pm
Venezuela's Maickel Melamed, who has muscular dystrophy, crosses finish line in torrential downpours 20 hours after he started