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Suspected murderer leads California cops on two-hour chase

A murder suspect’s dramatic getaway attempt comes to an end when he crashed his truck into a big rig after leading police on a dangerous three-county chase through Southern California’s freeways, footage from NBC Los Angeles showed. The black pickup truck getaway attempt began at 5:30 p.m., according to the local station, and lasted about...
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UC Davis spends thousands to erase pepper spray references online
UC Davis spent $175,000 to have consultants remove online references to the 2011 incident in which police pepper sprayed peaceful protesters. Editor Nick Thompson joins CBSN with details.
Putin calls Panama Papers an "American plot", Warriors win 73 games: #CBSN10 trending stories
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls the Panama Papers scandal an "American plot", Microsoft sues the U.S. government over searches of customers' data, the NBA's Golden State Warriors set a new record for excellence with 73 regular season wins and more are among today's trending stories.
Microsoft sues U.S. government over email searches
Microsoft is suing the United States government over gag orders the company received regarding government searches of customers' email. Editor Nick Thompson joins CBSN to discuss the case.
Sandy Hook tragedy explored in new film
Three years ago, a gunman open fired at Sandy Hook Elementary School, taking the lives of 20 first graders and six adults. Now a new film called "Midsummer in Newtown" is debuting at the Tribeca Film festival in New York City, exploring their trauma and the healing power of the arts. Elaine Quijano has more.
The fight for Zika funding
The White House requested $1.9 billion in emergency funding for Zika in February. House leaders told the administration to use funds already approved for Ebola and other global public health threats -- but health experts are saying that's simply not enough. Dr. Jon LaPook went to Washington to ask Congress what the hold up is.
Cape Cod beaches swamped by seals
Some beaches off the coast of Cape Cod are packed -- with seals. Biologists say the resurgence of seals is likely one of the reasons there has been a rise in sharks in the waters, too. Don Dahler has more.
Jonathan Pentland Suspended by Army As Sergeant Charged with Assaulting Black Man
Footage went viral of Jonathan Pentland confronting the young man in a South Carolina neighborhood and then shoving him.
New video shows kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls
Two years after the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from a school in Nigeria, new video has emerged showing a number of the captives are still alive. But despite efforts to bring the girls home, negotiations have all but fallen apart. Debora Patta reports.
Report blasts Chicago PD's treatment of minorities
Chicago's police department was hit with a blistering report on its treatment of minorities. A task force called by Mayor Rahm Emanuel found that the department has "no regard for the sanctity of life when it comes to people of color." Dean Reynolds has more.
Trump continues to tee off on Republican nomination rules
Donald Trump is still saying the selection process for the GOP presidential nomination is fixed, prompting the party chairman to tell him "give us all a break." Trump has ramped up the anti-party rhetoric after losing a number of states, most notably Colorado, to Ted Cruz. Major Garrett reports.
Pentagon official: Russian flyby of U.S. ship "very unprofessional"
Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that under U.S. military rules of engagement, the Navy ship that was buzzed this week by Russian warplanes could have opened fire. The U.S. has issued a formal protest, but the Russians insist they did nothing wrong. David Martin reports from the pentagon.
Indianapolis FedEx Mass Shooting Leaves Several Dead, at Least 60 Injured
Police said the gunman has taken his own life and there no wider threat following shooting at facility.
2 year anniversary since Boko Haram kidnapped Nigerian girls
It's been two years since the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian school girls. Those girls have never been found. CBSN anchor Vladimir Duthiers joins Meg Oliver to discuss more about Boko Haram and the missing girls.
Prosecutor: Trump adviser will be not be prosecuted
A Florida prosecutor announced that Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, will not face any prosecution are being charged with battery on a reporter. Florida State Attorney David Aronberg joins CBSN to explain the decision.
Microsoft files lawsuit against U.S. government
Microsoft is taking the federal government to court over its requests for customer data. Not only are those requests in secret, but Microsoft is also forbidden from telling its customers about the searches. CBS News Justice Dept. reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN with the latest details.
The Different Covid-19 Tests and What They Can Reveal
Even with Covid-19 vaccines scaling up, testing remains a crucial tool for bringing the pandemic under control -- and keeping it that way. While the challenge in 2020 was to develop and increase supplies of SARS-CoV-2 tests, this year health officials are looking to use these tools more often and in new ways to help get life back to normal as fast as possible. Testing is needed to track where SARS-CoV-2 is flaring up, identify variants that could pose a greater risk, and gauge the immunity of in
When will Trump's feud with RNC end?
While the three GOP candidates campaign for New York's upcoming primary, Republican front-runner Donald Trump still seems to be at war with the Republican National Committee. How will this effect his campaign? Former senior adviser to the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign Russ Schriefer joins CBSN to discuss.
Can love fight cancer?
A new study published this week suggests that married people with cancer have a higher chance of surviving, compared to those who are unmarried. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips joins CBSN to discuss how close relationships and companionship may help overall health.
Drug prices will be soaring, and other MoneyWatch headlines
Experts predict a 50 percent spike in drug prices over the next few years; 1 in 5 big companies pay no federal income tax; and the “Fight for $15” targets McDonald’s. These headlines and more from MoneyWatch.
On this day: Columbia shuttle makes first landing
On April 14th, 1981, NASA's first space shuttle safely made its way back to earth. The historic Columbia launch forever changed space travel . Watch "CBS Evening News" coverage from that day.
U.S. to file diplomatic protest against Russia
Russia is defending its actions after warplanes carried out a "simulated attack" in the Baltic Sea. The Russian jets repeatedly buzzed dangerously close to a U.S. Navy ship. Former CIA covert operations officer Mike Baker joins CBSN to discuss the dispute.
FedEx Speaks Out Over 'Tragic Shooting' at Indianapolis Facility
The company said it was working with authorities and offered its thought to all those affected by the shooting.
President Obama greets Wounded Warrior bike riders before race
President Obama greeted Wounded Warrior bike riders on the South Lawn on the White House before their race. The president praised and thanked veterans and active soldiers for their service.
Donald Trump asks Pennsylvania voters how Joe Paterno's doing
Republican front-runner Donald Trump asked Pennsylvania voters how former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is doing. Paterno died in 2012 after being fired over a coaching staff sex scandal at Penn State.
Watch: Iraqi politicians fight in parliament session
Things got ugly at an Iraqi parliament session when members fought (verbally and physically) over proposed cabinet nominees.
Democrats prepare for crucial debate in Brooklyn
The two Democratic presidential candidates will face off in Brooklyn tonight in an attempt to win over New York voters ahead of the state's April 19th primary. This is the first Democratic debate in over a month, and the only debate scheduled before the primary. With a preview of tonight's match-up, CBSN talks with the two CBS digital journalists following the Sanders and Clinton campaigns: Sean Gallitz and Hannah Fraser-Chanpong.
Watch: Police officer leaves body cam on, sings horribly
A police officer accidentally left his body camera on for a number of hours when he decided to sing his heart out to Adele's "Hello."
New video shows several kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls alive
Two years after hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by the Boko Haram militant group, a new video shows several of the victims still alive.
ACLU sues federal government over CIA "black site"
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the federal government for information about one of the CIA's detention centers in Afghanistan. An official referred to this particular black site as a "dungeon." With more, CBS' Paula Reid joins CBSN from Washington, D.C.
Russia defends flyby over U.S. naval destroyer
Russia is dismissing criticism over an incident where Russian warplanes buzzed a U.S. Navy ship in the Baltic Sea. The Pentagon claims the warplanes ignored warnings to back away. CBS' David Martin joins CBSN to discuss the latest on the controversial flyby.
NFT prices are plummeting. What could this mean for the art world?
Scam, pyramid scheme and tech speculation bubble -- such have been the more cynical responses to the meteoric rise of the NFT (non-fungible token) market. So has the boom gone bust already?
Trump meets with Megyn Kelly in attempt to end feud
Republican front-runner Donald Trump met with Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly in New York in an apparent attempt to end their ongoing feud. The two clashed during the first GOP debate in 2015, when Trump made a number of derogatory statements towards women and later took swipes at Kelly herself. With more, CBS' Major Garrett joins CBSN.
Clinton, Sanders to battle in Brooklyn debate
Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton face off in Brooklyn tonight ahead of the New York primary next week. It's an opportunity for Bernie Sanders to try to gain ground in the Empire State before voters hit the polls Tuesday, April 19. With more, CBS' Nancy Cordes joins CBSN.
Will Facebook chatbots launch a new Internet era?
Facebook is getting into the business of chat bots, computer programs designed to simulate a conversation. The idea is to let users feel like they're talking to someone when they're actually chatting with a computer. CBS News contributor and editor Nicholas Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how Facebook plans to use the bots.
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The police shooting of Daunte Wright has sparked nights of protests and days of fast-moving case developments
For five nights in a row, protesters have gathered -- often with snow falling around them -- outside of the Brooklyn Center Police Department to chant the name Daunte Wright, whose fatal shooting during a traffic stop Sunday sparked anger in the Minneapolis area and across the nation.
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Eyewitnesses recount bloody crackdown in Bago, Myanmar
At least 82 anti-coup protestors were killed by security forces in the city of Bago in Myanmar on April 9. The massacre has been widely condemned by the United Nations and countries around the world. CNN's Paula Hancocks pieces together some of what happened that day and talks to survivors of the onslaught.
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Suspended WV doctor on painkiller prescription practice
More than 14,000 Americans died in 2014 from misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. Jim Axelrod began reporting last year on Dr. Michael Kostenko in West Virginia who said he prescribes oxycodone to almost every one of his patients. Kostenko is now under investigation and opening up about the controversy he faces.
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NFL player's wife, suspected shooter tell different stories
Racquel Smith is opening up about the deadly shooting that killed her husband, former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith. An attorney Wednesday shared her account to counter what he called “lies and factual distortions.” Suspected shooter Cardell Hayes is behind bars and charged with murder. Manuel Bojorquez reports on the conflicting versions of the apparent road-rage killing.
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Russia defends warplanes flying "dangerously close" to U.S. ship
Russia says the country respected all safety rules when its warplanes flew extremely close to a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea. The Pentagon released dramatic video showing the jets race by. It happen more than 30 times over two days, and the Obama administration calls the simulated attacks “unsafe.” David Martin reports on the Cold War-style confrontation.
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Sanders targets Wall St. before key NY debate
The Democratic presidential candidates will debate Thursday in New York after one of the biggest rallies of the campaign. Bernie Sanders spoke to about 27,000 people Wednesday night at the iconic Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. A new poll shows Hillary Clinton leads Sanders by 10 points in New York, 52 to 42 percent. Nancy Cordes reports.
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Donald Trump steps up attacks on RNC
Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on the Republican National Committee after Ted Cruz swept all the delegates in Colorado. RNC Chair Reince Priebus responded by pointing out that voting rules have been in place for over a year. CBS News senior political editor Steve Chaggaris joins CBSN with analysis.
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Protesters clash with supporters at Donald Trump rally
The situation grew tense and occasionally violent as protesters, many with angry and vulgar signs, clashed with Donald Trump supporters outside of the Republican candidate's rally in Pittsburgh. Several of the protesters have been arrested. CBS News digital journalist Jackie Alemany joins CBSN from the scene with more.
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Former Facebook president donates $250 million to fight cancer
Sean Parker, the former Facebook president and co-founder of Napster, has donated $250 million to fight cancer, specifically in the field of immunology. The donation sets up a new institute that links six of the leading cancer research centers. Sean Parker joins CBSN to discuss his major donation.
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The top 10 running backs heading into 2021 NFL Draft
The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy gives his top 10 running backs in this year’s NFL draft, based on evaluations and conversations with people around the league: Travis Etienne, Clemson, 5-10, 215 pounds: Stunning for a back to run up his odometer to four seasons, especially when Etienne could’ve been a second-rounder in 2020. After nearly 700...
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Donald Trump meets Megyn Kelly, "Affluenza" teen sentenced: #CBSN10 trending stories
Donald Trump meets privately with Fox News host Megyn Kelly, "Affluenza" teen Ethan Couch is sentenced to 720 days in jail, thousands of Verizon workers strike over labor contract, Kobe Bryant plays last game of his legendary NBA career and more are among today's trending stories.
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Brooklyn Center attracts some with ‘game plan,’ definitely not locals: official
Reggie Edwards, the acting city manager of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, said Thursday that the protesters that have taken to the streets in the city after the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright could essentially be broken up into three categories. 
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Traffic deaths rising with speed limits
States across the country have been raising speed limits for years. For example, South Dakota made it legal for drivers to hit 80 mph just last year. But a new study shows those increases in speed have also led to more fatal car accidents. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Doctors losing licenses amid opioid epidemic
Dozens of medical nonprofit groups pleaded with hospital regulators to tighten national rules for prescribing painkillers because of a growing opioid epidemic. In West Virginia, seven doctors have lost their licenses after the state started a crackdown on the drug. Jim Axelrod has more.
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