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White House says body cameras on police would be useful
A White House adviser said the equipment can help bridge mistrust between law enforcement and the public, but other factors must be considered
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:15:27 -0400)

Wildfires prompt evacuation of 1,500 in Northern California
The blaze near the Oregon border caused the removal of 1,500 residents
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:14:34 -0400)

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect say they didn't pose as FBI in Russia
Attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say allegations that defense team members posed as FBI employees while in Russia investigating the case are "preposterous"
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:51:28 -0400)

Smoking in NYC increases to rate of 1 million people
Despite initiatives designed to curb use of tobacco, and the expense of using it, New Yorkers are smoking more now than they have in years
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:05:39 -0400)

Deadly shooter of Pa. troopers may have had police or military training
Gov. Corbett vows to bring person who ambushed state police barracks to justice; officials share few details of the attack
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:14:53 -0400)

Looking at #WhyIStayed beyond 140 characters
In the wake of the Ray Rice scandal, survivors are using Twitter hashtag to share their stories of abusive relationships
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:56:15 -0400)

Bill Cowher: NFL inconsistent with discipline, needs uniform guidelines
The former NFL player and Pittsburgh Steelers coach discusses why the league doesn't hold players to a higher standard
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:20:38 -0400)

Patz murder suspect: "Something just took over me"
Judge considers confession tape as evidence in the murder case of Pedro Hernandez, who is accused of killing Etan Patz in New York City in 1979
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:06:45 -0400)

With killer at large, reward offered for Pa. trooper shooter
Gov. Corbett vows to bring person who ambushed state police barracks to justice; officials share few details of the attack
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:44:39 -0400)

Justice Department out to combat would-be jihadists
The Department of Justice is launching a series of pilot programs in cities across country to fight at the grassroots level terrorists interested in joining groups like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Paula Reid reports.
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:48:37 -0400)

Medal of Honor recipient: A tiger saved my life in Vietnam
Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins describes to CBS News National Security Correspondent David Martin his experience in Vietnam in 1966, when he and 16 other Green Berets came under heavy attack.
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:05:34 -0400)

Adrian Peterson: "I am not a child abuser"
Vikings star says he is "sorry about the hurt I have brought to my child"
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:00:33 -0400)

Jill Kelley lawsuit in Petraeus scandal allowed to go forward
Judge rules that Tampa woman can sue over allegations that the government invaded her privacy by leaking info to media
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:31:22 -0400)

Medal of Honor given to two Vietnam heroes
President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Army Specialist Four Donald Sloat and Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:14:10 -0400)

Denver high school chemistry lab fires sends students to hospital
Teacher at a SMART Academy charter school was conducting a demonstration when the fire broke out, officials say
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:38:28 -0400)

"Virginity Rocks" T-shirt causes stir
A middle school student in Arkansas was asked to remove her "Virginity Rocks" T-shirt when she wore it to class. Dillon Thomas from Fayetteville affiliate KFSM reports.
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:30:35 -0400)

NFL taps domestic violence experts as advisers
Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will help shape NFL's policies and programs on domestic violence and sexual assault, Roger Goodell says
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:19:53 -0400)

Maryland police believe 2 missing kids are dead
Police are pursuing a homicide case against a Maryland mother who was found Friday after she vanished with her two toddlers a week ago
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:03:06 -0400)

Adrian Peterson reinstated by Vikings despite abuse charge
Team says star running back charged with child abuse will play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:05:11 -0400)

Small plane crashes in St. Petersburg, Florida, park
Officials say four people, including a 16-year-old, were in the plane that went down in Vinoy Park
(Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:48:06 -0400)