• Forecast
  • News Tip
  • Categories
Temperature Precipitation

CBS News

Stories by CBS News

  • US/World

    Obama offers to work with Russia against ISIS under one condition

    by CBS News on Nov 18, 17:21

    The Russian prime minister said that the best way to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is to unite with the West, and Russia is already coordinating airstrikes with France. While President Obama seems to agree, he said there is a catch: Russia must first help end the Syrian war. Just days after Russia […]

  • US/World

    NHTSA pushes for seat belts on school buses

    by CBS News on Nov 09, 17:41

    Sixteen-year-old Ashley Brown’s life ended on the way to a high school soccer game, when the bus she was riding in crashed. Her father Brad Brown believes a seat belt would have saved her. “Not a day goes by that we don’t think of her.Wounds are refreshed every time we see an accident happen that […]

  • Money

    Debt collectors shut down for abusive practices

    by CBS News on Nov 04, 19:42

    The Federal Trade Commission, joined by other federal and state agencies, are bringing charges debt collectors across the U.S. for allegedly abusive or deceptive practices. Among the illegal tactics used by the collectors were phony threats of wage garnishment, arrest and lawsuits, as well as harassing phone calls, according to the FTC. Some firms also […]

  • US/World

    ​French to pay $60M in reparations to Holocaust survivors in U.S. and beyond

    by CBS News on Nov 03, 20:50

    Several thousand Holocaust survivors in the U.S., Israel and other countries can now apply for compensation from a $60 million dollar reparation fund for victims who were transported to Nazi death camps aboard French trains. “We consider this a very important day. People have waited seventy years,” Stuart Eizenstat, the U.S. special adviser on Holocaust […]

  • US/World

    Keystone XL pipeline company asks U.S. to suspend review

    by CBS News on Nov 02, 22:02

    TransCanada, the company behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S Gulf Coast, has asked the U.S. State Department to pause its review of the project. TransCanada said Monday it had sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting that the State Department suspend its review of the pipeline application. The pipeline […]

  • US/World

    Death rates ticking up for middle-aged whites

    by CBS News on Nov 02, 16:02

    The U.S. death rate has been falling for decades, but researchers have detected one group in which the rates have been steadily ticking up — middle-aged white people. Suicides and deaths from drug overdose and alcohol abuse are being blamed. Deaths rates for other races have continued to fall, as they have for whites 65 and older. But death rates for whites 35 […]

  • US/World

    NTSB: Recall system for defective tires is ‘broken’

    by CBS News on Oct 27, 16:02

    Only about 1 in 5 defective tires is being removed from the road through the safety recall process, a federal accident investigations board said Tuesday. The recall system is “broken” because manufacturers are unable to contact most tire owners to warn them, according to a report from the National Transportation Safety Board. Another 24 percent of […]

  • US/World

    Prepaid calling card companies fined for false ads

    by CBS News on Oct 21, 21:18

    A half-dozen companies were fined $30 million for deceptively marketing prepaid calling cards, the Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday. The companies falsely advertised that their low-cost prepaid calling cards could allow consumers far more calling minutes than were in fact being sold, the federal agency said. The cards, frequently marketed to immigrant communities for international calling, are […]

  • US/World

    Department of Transportation to announce drone registration requirement

    by CBS News on Oct 16, 21:55

    The U.S. Department of Transportation plans to announce a registration requirement for drones and will form a task for to help implement the process, sources tell CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave. Van Cleave reports the task force will include the drone industry as well as other stakeholders. An official announcement is expected Monday. […]

  • US/World

    More than 150 arrested in bust of synthetic drug ring

    by CBS News on Oct 15, 14:53

    More than 150 people have been arrested in 16 states across the country in a Drug Enforcement Agency-led investigation into the synthetic drug industry. A law enforcement official told CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton the 15 month investigation showed once again that these so called “designer drugs” continue to be produced in rogue labs […]

  • Sci/Tech

    King Tut’s tomb hiding an even bigger prize?

    by CBS News on Sep 30, 21:44

    CBS News’ Alex Ortiz was drawn to what could be the world’s best-known archaeological zone, Egypt’s famed Valley of the Kings, not for the kings, but by the secret of the queens. Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves, from the University of Arizona, is on an expedition beneath the sacred sands where, years ago, scientists unearthed the burial […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Kevin McCarthy is running to succeed Boehner as speaker

    by CBS News on Sep 28, 21:47

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California, announced Monday that he is officially running to succeed House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, when Boehner retires next month. “We have made real progress towards shrinking an overgrown federal government and reforming our broken entitlement system. But our work is far from done. We can’t ignore the differences that […]

  • US/World

    Investigator reveals Bergdahl’s reason for leaving post

    by CBS News on Sep 18, 15:38

    Bowe Bergdahl said he walked away from his post in Afghanistan six years ago hoping to spark a massive search and get the attention of a general so he could discuss what he felt were problems with his unit’s leadership, the officer who led the investigation of the Army sergeant’s disappearance testified Friday. Maj. Gen. Kenneth […]

  • US/World

    Military in Burkina Faso confirms coup, dissolves government

    by CBS News on Sep 17, 21:09

    Burkina Faso’s military seized the airwaves and installed a general loyal to the ex-president Thursday as the new head of state, carrying out a coup weeks before national elections. The developments capped a dramatic year in this West African country where President Blaise Compaore was ousted in a popular uprising last October after he tried to […]

  • US/World

    Platoon leader: Bowe Bergdahl “snuck off the post”

    by CBS News on Sep 17, 16:52

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s commanding officer when the Idaho native vanished from his post in Afghanistan six years ago testified Thursday that he thought his soldiers were playing a joke on him when they told him that Bergdahl had gone missing. Speaking at the outset of an Article 32 hearing to determine if Bergdahl should face a […]

  • US/World

    ​U.S. military chooses rarely-used charge for Bergdahl

    by CBS News on Sep 07, 15:42

    Military prosecutors have reached into a section of military law seldom used since World War II in the politically fraught case against U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier held prisoner for years by the Taliban after leaving his post in Afghanistan. Observers wondered for months if Bergdahl would be charged with desertion after the deal brokered by […]

  • US/World

    French investigators: Wing part is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    by CBS News on Sep 03, 22:35

    French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard. Investigators have been examining the wing part, called a flaperon, since it was […]

  • US/World

    Charleston church shooting suspect to face death penalty, prosecutor says

    by CBS News on Sep 03, 16:16

    The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study will face the death penalty, prosecutors say. Court documents filed Thursday said prosecutors would pursue the death penalty against Dylann Roof, 21, because more than two people were killed, and that others’ lives were put at risk. During a press conference on Thursday, South […]

  • US/World

    70 years ago: Japan surrendered, bringing an end to WWII

    by CBS News on Sep 02, 16:29

    It has been seven decades since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Japan by the United States killing tens of thousands of people and prompting the end of WWII. And it is exactly 70 years ago Wednesday, on Sept. 2, 1945, that 11 men representing Japan arrived aboard the battleship Missouri to surrender their country. American […]

  • US/World

    More adults, fewer kids having fatal bike accidents

    by CBS News on Aug 14, 19:44

    The rising popularity of bicycling among adult men for pleasure or as a means of commuting may have a downside: More fatal bike-related accidents, according to a new report. The report did have some good news, however: Fewer U.S. children are dying as a result of bike-related accidents, although that may be due to the fact that […]