U.S.

Diosbel Diaz Beoto (Source:  Family Members)

Report: Man Missing At Sea After Trying To Flee Cuba

On the eve of the landmark announcement signaling a policy shift between the U.S. and Cuba, a group of Cubans tried to flee the communist island.

12/19/2014

Air Force Pararescue Unit (Source: CBS4)

Behind The Scenes Of Secret Military Rescues

We’ve all heard of the elite Navy Seals, and their daring, secret missions, but there’s another elite military unit you’ve probably never heard of, until now.

CBS4–12/12/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 1: A Chevrolet Impala is displayed at the General Motors headquarters April 1, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. General Motors has recalled millions of vehicles in recent months due to a power steering defect and a faulty ignition-switch. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

GM Recalls Cadillac & Chevrolet Models Due To Fire Risk

According to the recall, 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans possibly have brake pads that can stay partially engaged even when they’re not needed, increasing the risk of a fire.

09/20/2014

(Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Awards Space Contract To Boeing and SpaceX

NASA chose Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station within the next few years.

09/16/2014

2013 Ford Escape (credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Recall Thousands Of Hybrid SUVs

Ford owners in the U.S. and Canada should pay attention to the company’s recall of older-model hybrid SUVs.

09/12/2014

A Home Depot store is seen in Silver Spring, Maryland, on March 28. 2013.  AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Home Depot Confirms Breach In US, Canada Stores

Home Depot officials confirmed Monday their systems were hacked possibly affecting millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its U.S. and Canadian stores.

09/08/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Cuba Cracking Down On Goods In Flyers’ Luggage

The number of items people can bring into Cuba from the U.S. is about to change.

08/31/2014

Oranges in Fort Pierce, Florida (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Invasive Insect Threatens Iconic Florida Citrus

Florida may not be able to own up to its popular nickname the ‘Orange State’ anymore.

08/24/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13:  Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias performs onstage during Z100's Jingle Ball 2013, presented by Aeropostale, at Madison Square Garden on December 13, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull’s US Tour Grows To 24 Arena Dates

Two big names in the music scene that call South Florida home are coming together for a tour around the country.

07/31/2014

Credit: Thinkstock

Hemisphere-Wide Hackathon Tracks Public Money Across Borders

Journalists, coders and financial experts spent Saturday tracking “The Money Trail” across the Americas.

06/07/2014

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