As a Chinese airline, Hainan Airlines, begins the first nonstop flights from Beijing to Las Vegas, tourism officials in Vegas anticipate the city could rake in an extra $33 million a year from visitors on that route alone.
The mother of a Hawaii boy who became the face of a campaign for missing and abused children pleaded guilty to manslaughter Thursday, confirming nearly 20 years after he disappeared that the child is dead.
A man suspected of fatally shooting a veteran Tacoma, Wash. police officer was shot and killed by authorities early Thursday after an hours-long standoff in which he was using two children as shields, reports CBS affiliate KIRO.
With more than 500 million users, Instagram has become an important social media platform to share some of the biggest stories of the year. One woman became popular on the app by giving a first hand look at the refuge crisis. [ Cbsn.ws Link ]