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Mother of American hostage issues direct appeal to ISIS leader
Shirley Sotloff, mother of journalist Steven Sotloff, urges extremist leader to "follow the example set by the Prophet Muhammad"
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:56:01 -0400)

Military jet crashes in Virginia; pilot's status unknown
Pilot of the single-seat F-15C is with the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:54:00 -0400)

Freed American hostage speaks for first time since return
3 days after being freed by Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 2 years, Peter Theo Curtis says he's "overwhelmed" with emotion
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:31:07 -0400)

American who died fighting for ISIS remembered as a "trickster"
Woman who went to Minnesota high school with Douglas McCain talks about man who later became known as Duale Khalid
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:15:09 -0400)

This Morning from CBS News: Aug. 27, 2014
American who died fighting with ISIS was known to U.S. officials; surprising path to making jobless rate more accurate; victim's family says killer got away with murder
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:25:34 -0400)

Watch: Moments before instructor shot by student, 9
He died from wounds from Arizona incident; video seen as key piece of evidence
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:41:34 -0400)

Nine-year-old accidentally kills gun instructor
A 9-year-old girl vacationing in Arizona accidentally shot and killed a firing-range instructor with an automatic weapon. This cell phone video from the Mohave County Sheriff's Office in Arizona shows the moments leading up to the incident. The video may be disturbing to some viewers, and discretion is advised.
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:06:32 -0400)

Tech elites accused of ruining Burning Man festival
​It may seem like an unlikely playground for wealthy capitalists, but that's exactly what ​Burning Man has become
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:55:35 -0400)

Hurricane Cristobal threat to East Coast from afar
Storm is generating life-threatening surf and rip currents from Florida to North Carolina that are expected to move up seaboard as storm moves north
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:29:26 -0400)

Utah woman dumps day-old baby in trash can: police
Charged with suspicion of attempted murder after making what sheriff calls "very, very terrible decision"
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:17:34 -0400)

Freed U.S. journalist reunited with family
Journalist released by militant group after being held in Syria for nearly two years arrives home in Boston
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:06:53 -0400)

Is digital curriculum the future of education?
Former chancellor of New York City's Department of Education Joel Klein shares how data-driven instruction could provide insights in the classroom
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:00:26 -0400)

Military base choppers covered in firefighting foam
10 Black Hawk helicopters are surrounded by foam after fire-suppression material is accidentally released during safety test at Tulsa Army National Guard base
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:52:36 -0400)

After a rain delay, Burning Man gets underway
Hundreds were forced to camp out in a Reno Walmart parking lot after rain turned the Black Rock Desert lakebed to mud
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:28:36 -0400)

New York City subway heads wrong way down track
You can take the "A" train the wrong way sometimes apparently, while the "N" train might give you bedbug bites
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:47:43 -0400)

Prosecutors charge suburban Los Angeles man with multiple killings
Prosecutors charged Alexander Hernandez, 34, with three fatal shootings in the area
(Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:04:26 -0400)

Police: Repeat stowaway is arrested again
Authorities say woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights has been taken into custody at Phoenix airport
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:57:37 -0400)

American citizen killed while fighting in Syria
Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, was one of dozens of U.S. citizens believed to be fighting for ISIS
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:12:07 -0400)

Bodies of 4 family members pulled from Oregon lake
Bodies of mother and two children recovered one day after 3-year-old boy was found drowned in reservoir west of Portland
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:51:27 -0400)

5 years later: Jaycee Lee Dugard found alive
It was Aug. 26, 2009, that Jaycee Lee Dugard, kidnapped as a child in 1991, was found alive after her captors took her to a California parole office
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:39:54 -0400)