Bomb squad detonates bags near Boston Marathon finish line

Updated 5 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

BOSTON (CBS) – The area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon was evacuated Tuesday night after two unattended backpacks were left at the finish line.  The Bomb Sq..
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Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

Updated 10 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain. Researchers say they need to study whether the brain changes will cause tr..
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Law grad gets life term in woman's torture, death

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City prosecutor says a University of Florida law school graduate has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the torture and death of his gir..
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Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Survivors, first-responders and public officials have observed a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line to mark the moment two pressure cooker bombs e..
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Many questions about mom accused in infant deaths

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Investigators are reconstructing a mysterious decade from Megan Huntsman's life as they try to figure out how she concealed seven pregnancies before allegedly..
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Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.    The ..
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Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges

Updated 15 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in a shooting spree that left three people dead at two ..
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DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

Updated 15 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, ..
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Rancher inspects cattle after showdown with feds

Updated 16 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada rancher said Monday he's trying to determine if federal agents damaged his cattle when the animals were rounded up then released in a showdown with angry..
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T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

Updated 19 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Tyrannosaurus rex is joining the dinosaur fossil collection on the National Mall on Tuesday after a 3,000-mile journey from Montana.    For the f..
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Prosecutor accuses Pistorius at end of questioning

Updated 12 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that he intentiona..
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Family, friends remember Kansas shooting victims

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) - William Lewis Corporon was taking his grandson to a singing audition at a community center. Terri LaManno was visiting her mother at a nearby retirement comple..
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Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances

Updated 15 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of f..
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First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others a..
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Obama having silent moment for Boston bombing

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is observing the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a moment of silence at the White House.    The president pl..
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Storm topples RVs near Mississippi's Gulf coast

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) - A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, damaging or destroying about a dozen RV trailers at one campground, downing trees and power lines..
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Police: Suspected killers wore GPS devices

Updated 21 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock - the rules of parole that are designed..
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Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

Updated 21 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

BOSTON (AP) - The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the firs..
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Family: 2 shot in head at Kan. Jewish center

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) - Family members of a boy and his grandfather who were killed at a suburban Kansas City Jewish center say they were ambushed and shot in the head as they got out..
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Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.    The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the fi..
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