News : US

Couple sues Vistaprint after wedding order contained hateful pamphlets

Thursday  02:52,   18 january 2018
CBS News

"We have never been more disappointed to let a customer down," Vistaprint's CEOs said in a lengthy statement posted Thursday 1/3 SLIDES © Provided by CBS Interactive[...]

Accused NY attacker's lawyers propose deal to avoid death penalty

Thursday  01:36,   18 january 2018
Reuters

<p>Lawyers for the Uzbek man accused of killing eight people by speeding a truck down a New York City bike path in October propos</p>Load[...]

Heed old shelter signs? If nuke is REALLY coming, maybe not

Thursday  01:35,   18 january 2018
Associated Press

A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack — or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in Hawaii. Take cover in a building bearing a yellow fallout shelter symbol. But these days, that might[...]

Schools, groups plan for ways to help young immigrants

Thursday  01:35,   18 january 2018
Associated Press

Amid uncertainty over protections for young immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, a scholarship group that recently collected its biggest donation yet from Amazon chief Jeff Bezos said it is exploring ways to help students if they are[...]

With military ban on hold, trans recruit tries to fulfill dream

Thursday  00:42,   18 january 2018
NBC News

Nicolas Talbott of Ohio has dreamed of serving in the military since childhood. Now, the 24-year-old transgender man may get a chance.Now, with President Donald Trump's proposed ban on transgender service members on hold, Talbott, a transgender man, [...]

Border Patrol brain drain: Agency losing more agents than it can hire

Thursday  00:41,   18 january 2018
FOX News

As the president renewed his call for a border wall, the agency charged with building it is facing a manpower crisis. The Border Patrol is losing agents faster than it can hire them. The agency is already 2,003 short of what is congressionally[...]

Volunteers a crucial lifeline in Puerto Rico's remote areas

Thursday  00:40,   18 january 2018
NBC News

Almost four months after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, volunteers are still serving as crucial lifelines for residents of remote areas that are difficult to reach.SAN LORENZO, Puerto Rico — As Puerto Ricans struggle to get back on their feet[...]

Sources: Murdoch Hospitalized with Serious Back Injury

Thursday  00:40,   18 january 2018
Vanity Fair

The accident, which happened on his son Lachlan’s yacht, comes at a delicate time for the 86-year-old’s empire.Rupert Murdoch suffered a serious back injury while vacationing on his son Lachlan’s yacht in the Caribbean earlier this month, three[...]

Good Samaritan rescues teen from fiery crash

Thursday  00:40,   18 january 2018
CBS News

A teenager was entering the highway when she lost control of her vehicle on a wet surface and was struck by two other cars , CBS Sacramento reports. Terrie Madruga witnessed the aftermath of the crash. She saw the collision as she pulled onto the[...]

This is now the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S.

Thursday  00:40,   18 january 2018
CBS News

Data shows preventable deaths rose 10 percent in 2016 . The increase was largely due to an uptick in fatal motor vehicle crashes and drug overdoses, particularly the ongoing opioid crisis. According to the NSC, the opioid crisis claimed the lives of [...]

Snowstorm, deep freeze leave 4 dead in U.S. South

Wednesday  23:37,   17 january 2018
Reuters

<p>A bitter winter storm gripped much of the South on Wednesday, prompting schools to close and causing thousands of flight delays and cancellations as snow, ice and record-breaking cold hit the region.</p>Snow falls through a picture frame in [...]

Chicago officials, activists clash over Obama Presidential Center

Wednesday  23:36,   17 january 2018
MSN

CHICAGO - An attempt by some African-American Chicago aldermen to publicly praise Obama Presidential Center designers for hiring minority contractors ran into shouts of "Shame on you!" by a group that wants a community benefits agreement[...]

Laundry pod challenge leads to 'spike' in poison control calls

Wednesday  23:36,   17 january 2018
CNN

Teens have been filming themselves biting into laundry pods as part of an online "challenge," which could have harmful or even deadly repercussions, experts say.Teens have been increasingly biting into laundry pods, with some posting the[...]

As Montecito cleanup continues, a search for where to dump thousands of tons of mud

Wednesday  23:36,   17 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

MONTECITO, Calif. - For days, crews have filled dozens of dump trucks with tangled metal, tire tread, mud and tree branches they cleared from the mudslide wreckage in Montecito. This week they discarded at least 3,500 tons - or about 7 million[...]

Surgeon arrested after report of showing up possibly intoxicated

Wednesday  22:54,   17 january 2018
CBS News

Police arrest plastic surgeon after hospital received report that he showed up for surgery possibly intoxicated , CBS Lexington affiliate WKYT reports. Dr. Theodore Gerstle was arrested on a charge of public intoxication Monday.The chief medical[...]