LAX shooting suspect remains hospitalized
Paul Ciancia, the alleged gunman who paralyzed much of Los Angeles International Airport in a Friday shooting spree, remains hospitalized after being hit four times and wounded in the mouth and leg. The FBI said he was unresponsive and they had not been able to interview him.
Partial solar eclipse lights up East Coast on Sunday
If you got up early enough on Sunday, you might have been treated to a morning surprise in the sky. A partial solar eclipse — one of only two on Earth this year — was visible in the sky over much of the eastern USA early Sunday morning. The eclipse, seen for only about 30 minutes after sunrise, appeared throughout the entire East Coast where clouds didn't obscure it. It could only be seen as far west as eastern Ohio, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee and most of Georgia.
Romney slams Obama's 'dishonesty' on health care
Mitt Romney accused President Obama on Sunday of lying to Americans about whether they could keep their health insurance, suggesting the Affordable Care Act is undermining his former rival's second White House term. In an appearance Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee criticized Obama's repeated assertion while the legislation was being debated in Congress that people would get to keep their health care plan. "He wasn't telling the truth," Romney said. "I think that fundamental dishonesty really puts in peril the foundation of his whole second term."
NYC Marathon: Kenyan runners sweep elite titles
In her New York City Marathon debut, Kenya's Priscah Jeptoo won the women's race on Sunday in 2:25:7. Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai won the men's race in 2:08:24. It's the third time Kenyans swept both the men's and women's titles (2002, 2003). The only other country to sweep was the United States in 1977. The first American woman to finish was Adriana Nelson, 33, of Fort Collins, Colo., who was 13th. Born in Romania, Nelson became an American citizen in 2011.
Broncos coach John Fox to have surgery on heart valve
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox will undergo an aortic heart valve replacement this week, which will keep him away from the team for "at least the next several weeks," the team announced late Saturday night. Fox was taken to a hospital in the Charlotte area earlier Saturday after feeling light-headed while playing golf, the club told USA TODAY Sports. Fox did not suffer a heart attack but underwent a battery of tests that revealed the need for immediate surgery.
Cirque du Soleil performer falls in 'Wheel of Death' act
A Cirque du Soleil performer remains hospitalized after a fall during a show Friday night at the Aria resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The performance company issued a statement Saturday saying the male artist was appearing in the "Wheel of Death" act during the 7 p.m. performance of Zarkana when he slipped and fell off the wheel. The act features two people who perform high-risk feats atop and inside a pair of spinning wheels rotating high above the stage, including rope skipping and jumps.
Schumer endorses Clinton for president
Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he's already endorsing her. Schumer, the third-ranking Democratic member of the Senate, endorsed the former secretary of state during the party's annual Jefferson Jackson dinner on Saturday night, joining a chorus of Democrats calling on Clinton to run again. In remarks to the crowd of 750 Democratic supporters, he said that with Clinton, the party can "vanquish the Ted Cruz, tea party Republicans in 2016."
1 shot at North Carolina A&T State University
Shots fired on homecoming weekend at North Carolina A&T State University prompted a brief campus lockdown after a 21-year-old man was wounded by a bullet fired from a "considerable distance," authorities said. Greensboro Police Department said that "one or more" suspects fired shots in a grassy area near McCain Hall on campus about 10 p.m. Saturday and one of the rounds struck 21-year-old Devine Eatmon. Authorities said they were seeking four suspects believed armed with handguns.
Mystery of the floating Google barge solved?
It seems we're a step closer to figuring out the mystery behind the "Google barge" floating near San Francisco. Citing multiple sources, local CBS affiliate KPIX reports the barge will boast a party deck and showrooms to market Google Glass and other gadgets. "They are probably half data center and half retail because the bottoms are wide open," says Patrick O'Hara, a contractor with Yerba Buena Builders, whose business is across the street from Pier 1 on Treasure Island, where the barge is moored.