Posted 9:03 AM 5/16/2013 by CBS News
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left claiming responsibility for the April 13 attack on the Boston Marathon, reports CBS News senior correspondent John Miller.
Sources tell Miller that Tsarnaev wrote the note in the boat he was hiding in as police pursued him, and as he bled from (More)
Posted 4:46 PM 5/15/2013 by Stephanie Condon, Lucy Madison - CBS News
At the request of Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller has resigned, President Obama announced Wednesday evening.
Miller resigned amid investigations into political discrimination carried out by the IRS against conservative groups.
A career bureaucrat (More)
Posted 8:11 PM 5/14/2013 by CBS Philadelphia
West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, convicted on Monday of murdering babies born alive, agreed on Tuesday to give up his right to all future appeals in his case.
In exchange, Philadelphia prosecutors have agreed not to pursue the death penalty against the 72-year-old (More)
Posted 2:47 PM 5/13/2013 by CBS News
PHILADELPHIA - Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the 72-year-old abortion doctor accused of murdering four babies after they were allegedly born alive during abortion procedures at his Philadelphia clinic, was found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder Monday.
Gosnell was also found guilty of (More)
Posted 9:58 PM 5/12/2013 by CBS News
NEW ORLEANS Gunmen opened fire on dozens of people marching in a neighborhood Mother's Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 19 people, police said.
The FBI said that the shooting appeared to be "street violence" and wasn't linked to terrorism.
Many of the victims (More)
Posted 8:56 AM 5/11/2013 by CBS News
PORT ANGELES, Wash. A man was arrested Friday after allegedly going on a bulldozer rampage.The drama happened in the town of Port Angeles, north-west of Seattle, Washington.
Kirotv reported a resident told the Peninsula Daily News that the man took a piece of logging equipment called (More)
Posted 1:09 PM 5/10/2013
Postal carriers will be hopefully adding a little something extra to their bags on Saturday.
The 21st Annual Stamp Out Hunger® food drive, a nationwide effort by the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service, takes place on Saturday, May 11.(More)...
Posted 10:01 AM 5/9/2013 by Ryan Jaslow - CBS News
Can the secret to good heart health be as simple as spending more time in the sun?
Scottish researchers have found that when sunlight hits the skin, a compound is released in blood vessels that causes blood pressure to drop. Lower blood pressure may reduce risks for heart attacks and (More)