THE PENTAGON — There is growing concern that the U.S. military may be responsible for the deaths of many dozens of civilians in the tough urban combat in Mosul, Iraq. Iraq’s military — backed by U.S. airstrikes and special operations forces — is liberating the city of one million from the Islamic State of Iraq […]
UVALDE COUNTY, Texas — At least 12 people have died after a head-on collision between a church bus and pickup truck caused a highway to close near Garner State Park on Wednesday afternoon, according to officials. Three victims, including the Dodge pickup truck driver, were rushed to a local hospital, Conrad Hein of Texas’ Department […]
A statue of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has quickly become a social media sensation — but not for the reasons you might think. A bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at the Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in Funchal, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante Ronaldo, 32, was attending a ceremony at Madeira International Airport — renamed Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport […]
March 29, 2017, 5:13 PM| The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) provided an update to reporters on their investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. CBS Radio News Correspondent Bill Rehkopf spoke to CBSN about what Burr and Warner revealed.
WASHINGTON — A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home. More than 750,000 people die prematurely from dirty air every year that is generated by making goods in one location that will […]
BALTIMORE — Disturbing new details have emerged about a foiled mass-shooting plot aimed at a Maryland high school, CBS Baltimore reports. Police uncovered a shotgun with ammunition, fireworks, and an arsenal of other materials for making bombs at the teen’s home in Thurmont, Maryland. They say 18-year-old Nichole Cevario, a Catoctin High student, intended on carrying out […]
NEWARK, N.J. — A family is pleading for justice after a beloved grandmother was carjacked, gunned down and left to die in Newark, CBS New York reports. The community has banded together to help find Deborah Burton’s killer. Burton, a 62-year-old grandmother, was gunned down in Newark on the afternoon of March 13. Her car […]
President Trump’s proposed border wall has been hotly debated as a political, economic and human rights issue ever since it emerged as a signature part of his campaign platform. But it’s also a major conservation issue, wildlife biologist Jeff Corwin argues. “The impact will be huge. It will be an environmental catastrophe,” Corwin told CBS […]
Sgt. Steven Dearth was taking a quick dinner break when he spotted a little girl in a booth with her family in Panera Bread staring at him. The 3-year-old girl named Lillian was sitting in her dad’s lap when she started waving to the police officer, who works with the Hingham Police Department in Massachusetts. […]
March 29, 2017, 3:42 PM| The United Nations says the world is facing its biggest humanitarian crisis in 70 years with widespread famine threatening millions of people in Africa. Daniel Bekele of Human Rights Watch spoke to CBSN about why the situation is so dire.