Some lawmakers and business owners say the city did not do enough to warn people about Friday's deluge.
The Supreme Court convenes Monday for a new term that brings cases on free speech, agency power and the Second Amendment.
Known loosely as "world-schoolers," families are traveling for brief periods, while others open schools and remain on the road for months – or years – at a time to educate their children.
The Baton Rouge Police Department is under scrutiny as the FBI opened a civil rights investigation into allegations that officers assaulted detainees in an obscure warehouse known as the "brave cave."
Due to the plume from the ammonia leak, an evacuation was ordered within an approximate one-mile radius of the crash, police said.
One of 12 siblings, Davis said he rose through the ranks to become a "shot caller" of the notorious South Side Compton Crips gang.
Elsa Barron is a climate research fellow working to educate peers in the Evangelical Christian church about the impacts of climate change.
Record-breaking rainfall causes flooding in New York City; A mountain climber's quest to scale every county peak in Florida
The Navy announced Friday that in November it will for the first time begin randomly testing its special operations forces for steroids and performance-enhancing drugs.
The United Auto Workers strike against the Big Three automakers expanded Friday to two more plants in Lansing, Michigan, and Chicago, Illinois, bringing the total number of striking UAW workers to 25,000.
Travelers were urged to check with their carriers after intense rain and flooding disrupted flights at two of the nation's busiest airports.
Scott Hall became the first of former President Donald Trump's 18 co-defendants in the Georgia election interference case to plead guilty. Hall, a bail bondsman, pleaded guilty to five misdemeanor counts of conspiracy and was sentenced to probation.
Former President Donald Trump expects to attend at least the first day of the civil trial pitting him and the Trump Organization against New York Attorney General Letitia James.
Not since early explorers came to Florida in search of the fountain of youth has there been a crazier quest than that of 47-year-old Andrew Karr.
Scott Hall, a bail bondsman, was one of the 19 defendants in the Trump Fulton County 2020 election interference case.
This weekend, $24 billion in pandemic-era emergency funding for the child care industry is set to expire — money that went to boost salaries and add benefits in a field where workers make an average of only $14 per hour. Nancy Cordes examines the devastating impact this could have on the child care industry.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, whose extraordinary political career was forged by triumph and tragedy, has died at the age of 90. Feinstein served as San Francisco's first female mayor and California's first female U.S. senator. Norah O'Donnell has more.
Duane "Keffe D" Davis was indicted by a Nevada grand jury Friday on a murder charge in the 1996 drive-by shooting death of rapper Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas. Davis has been linked to the case for years. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
Most government shutdowns have ended quickly, but a few dragged on for weeks.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy failed Friday to pass a short-term spending bill with only Republican votes that would keep the government open for another month. If no deal is reached, a government shutdown will begin Sunday. Scott MacFarlane has the latest.
A watery escape, a little exploration — Friday's storm offered an opportunity for adventure for one of the Central Park Zoo's sea lions.
Parts of New York City and the metro area were left paralyzed Friday as torrential rain overwhelmed city streets. Residents were urged to stay home or shelter in place. Errol Barnett reports.
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
IRS contractor Charles Littlejohn was charged with disclosing tax return information of a high-ranking government official and "thousands of the nation's wealthiest people."
The three argued they had acted as federal officials when they voted for Trump as electors for the Republican party in Georgia in December 2020 and were entitled to have their cases moved to federal court.
The walkout by Kaiser Permanente nurses, orderlies and other workers would represent the biggest health care strike in U.S. history.
A total of four people have been arrested on federal drug charges in the case, including the owner of the day care.
Americans with student loan debt will begin repaying their loans starting on Sunday after a hiatus of more than three years.
Fans don't yet know if Taylor Swift will watch Travis Kelce play the Jets on Oct. 1 – but they're apparently scooping up tickets, just in case.
Jeffrey Clark, who worked in the Justice Department under former President Donald Trump, was charged with two counts in the racketeering case brought in Fulton County.