Thousands line up to buy ammo

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SACRAMENTO.CBSLOCAL) — Thousands of people lined up for hours outside Cal Expo to buy ammunition. The line wrapped around the building for the first day of the two-day more…

Gobble! Burger King offers turkey burger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — If you think a Whopper's too indulgent but are sick of chicken sandwiches, Burger King is offering a turkey burger for the first time. The Miami-based more…

Currency war pushes stocks to new realms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer t7bm7Fpz] The Dow Jones rallies past 2007's all-time high, the NASDAQ hits a 12-year high, European stocks are booming and Japanese stocks surge to their highest levels more…

U.S. confirms Syria fired rockets at Lebanon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) Fighter jets in support of Syrian President Assad's regime struck targets near the town of Arsal, Lebanon, the U.S. State Department has confirmed. The strikes, which more…

Ivory poachers slaughter herds of elephants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Poachers have slaughtered 86 elephants in a single week in Chad, officials said today. Armed gangs reportedly killed the herds, which included 33 pregnant females, more…

Spelling-bee judges spell word wrong

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — "Word masters" in California apparently need a spelling refresher. A 12-year-old girl who spelled "braille" correctly at the Selma School District Spelling Bee earlier this month more…

Senate panel: Illegal to citizen in 13 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) Immigrants who are in the United States illegally could become citizens in 13 years under a plan being developed by a bipartisan Senate group, matching the more…

Gun-control sabbath calls for assault ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (UPI) — Religious leaders attending the U.S. Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend called for a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, organizers said. Religious leaders from across more…

Local TV news on path toward death

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — With shorter stories and scarce coverage of politics and government, local television newscasts in the United States, like local newspapers before them, are suffering from “shrinking more…