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FDA Puts New Safety Restriction on Tanning Beds

Posted: 05/29/2014 - Tanning beds and sun lamps will carry new warnings that they should not be used by anyone under age 18 as the federal government works to reduce rising rates of skin cancer linked to the radiation-emitting devices.

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CDC Report: Teenagers are Less Fit than a Decade Ago

Posted: 05/29/2014 - The percentage of U.S. teens who don't have adequate levels of cardiorespiratory fitness has increased in the last decade, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Watchdog: 115-day Appointment Wait at Phoenix VA

Updated: 05/28/2014 - The Department of Veterans Affairs' internal watchdog says veterans at the Phoenix VA hospital waited on average 115 days for their first medical appointment.

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Maya Angelou, Poet and Author, Dies at 86

Posted: 05/28/2014 - Poet and author Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. Her son, Guy B. Johnson, said in a statement that she died at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Wednesday morning.

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UPDATE: Pres. Obama says US Finishing the Job in Afghanistan

Updated: 05/27/2014 - The president says he will seek to bring the U.S. force in Afghanistan down to 9,800 as the American combat mission ends later this year. He then intends to withdraw most those forces by the end of 2016.

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White House Mistakenly Reveals CIA Official's Name

Posted: 05/26/2014 - The Obama administration accidentally revealed the name of the CIA's top official in Afghanistan in an email to thousands of journalists during the president's surprise Memorial Day weekend trip to Bagram Air Field.

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Sterling Giving Up Control of Clippers Ahead of Sale

Posted: 05/23/2014 - Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, has agreed to sign over his interest in the team to his wife, Shelly Sterling, who will oversee the voluntary sale of the team, a source familiar with the negotiations told CBS News Friday.

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Pres. Obama: Any Misconduct at VA will be Punished

Posted: 05/21/2014 - Seeking to head off a growing furor over veterans' health care, President Obama declared today that allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals are "dishonorable" and will be not be tolerated by his administration.

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What's Behind the National Ammo Shortage?

Posted: 05/21/2014 - Some gun enthusiasts have been publishing updates on social media, keeping fellow gun-owners updated on ammo availability, but retailers are also biting the bullet when it comes to supplies.

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General Motors Recalls 2.4 million More Vehicles

Posted: 05/20/2014 - General Motors, which just last week recalled 2.7 million cars, announced further recalls Tuesday. The automaker issued recalls for Chevrolet Malibus, Cadillac Escalades and other models.

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What You Don't Know About Sunscreen Could Hurt You

Posted: 05/20/2014 - When it comes to sunscreen, many consumers end up confused and overwhelmed when they survey all the options at their local drug store. A new report highlights some of the best options and corrects some common misconceptions about sunscreen.

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NBA Charges Sterling, Sets Up Hearing for June

Posted: 05/19/2014 - The NBA charged Donald Sterling on Monday with damaging the league and its teams with his racist comments, setting up a hearing planned for June 3 after which owners could vote to terminate his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers.

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America's Craft Beer Craze Causing a Hops Shortage

Posted: 05/15/2014 - The average price for all hops rose to $3.59 a pound in 2013, from $1.88 a pound in 2004. For the specialty hops often preferred by craft brewers, the price increases to around $7 to $10 a pound.

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