Local News

Baltimore Co. School Won't Be Grading Students on Homework, BehaviorA new grading policy is stirring up controversy in Baltimore County after educators decide that students will be graded only on what they learn, not how they behave or if they do their homework.
Nick Cannon Begins Freshman Year At Howard UniversityThe host of "America's Got Talent" and "Wild `n Out" has begun his freshman year at Howard University.
Ex-Official In Maryland Convicted On 3 Prostitution ChargesThe former president of a Maryland county commission has been found guilty of three misdemeanor prostitution-related offenses.
Md. Senate Leader: Transportation Official Should Lose PositionMaryland's Senate president said Tuesday that he believes a senior state transportation official should be relieved of his leadership role.
Police: Ax-Wielding Man Attempted to Break Into Baltimore ATMBaltimore Police have arrested an ax-wielding man who attempted to break into an ATM machine on Tuesday morning.
Serial Baltimore Bank Robber Wanted; FBI Offers $5KThe FBI is asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted in a series of bank robberies in Baltimore and Baltimore County.

Politics

Md. Senate Leader: Transportation Official Should Lose PositionMaryland's Senate president said Tuesday that he believes a senior state transportation official should be relieved of his leadership role.
Carter Says Presidential Candidates Are 'Quite Unpopular'Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that both major presidential candidates are "quite unpopular."
Obama Returning From Summer Vacation Ready for Busy FallPresident Barack Obama is returning from vacation rested and ready for a busy fall, including pressing Congress for money to protect against the Zika virus and fending off lawmakers' attacks over the administration's $400 million "leverage" payment to Iran.
Md. Man Who Wrote Emotional RNC Speech Won't Vote For TrumpA Maryland man who wrote one of the most compelling speeches at the Republican National Convention says he cannot now vote for Donald Trump.
GOP Slams Obama After Explanation Of $400M Payment To IranThe Obama administration is facing a storm of Republican criticism after acknowledging that a $400 million cash payment to Iran seven months ago was contingent on the release of a group of American prisoners.
Trump Says 'I Do Regret' Some Caustic Campaign Statements In a highly uncharacteristic move, Donald Trump has said for the first time that he regrets some of the caustic comments.

Business

AT&T hikes prices for some plans, but raises data caps
Study: More Than Half Americans Left Vacation Time UnusedAmerican workers have been taking less and less vacation over the past 15 years. A study by Project: Time Off found that in 2015, more than half of American workers left vacation time unused.
Chipotle Says It Plans to Open Burger RestaurantChipotle is branching out from burritos and plans to open its first burger restaurant.
Maryland Live Casino Sues MGM Over High-Roller ListsA Maryland casino is suing MGM Resorts International over lists of high-rollers.
Desperately Seeking Drivers, Uber And Lyft Offer Car OptionsNo car? No problem for ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft.
McDonald's, Starbucks Agree to Filter Wi-Fi PornMcDonald's and Starbucks are implementing filtering technology that blocks customers using Wi-Fi from accessing pornography sites.

Entertainment

Nick Cannon Begins Freshman Year At Howard UniversityThe host of "America's Got Talent" and "Wild `n Out" has begun his freshman year at Howard University.
Official: Pills Found at Prince's Estate Contained FentanylSome of the pills taken from Prince's estate in Paisley Park after his death were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl.
Harry Kalinsky Remembered After Passing Earlier This WeekBaltimore remembers Harry Kalinsky, one of the city's best known characters, after passing away earlier this week.
Dick Van Dyke Sings 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' at Denny'sDick Van Dyke has treated diners at a Denny's restaurant in California to a rendition of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang."
Nephew In 'Making a Murderer' Has Conviction Thrown OutA judge overturned the conviction of a Wisconsin man found guilty of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case profiled in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer," ruling that investigators coerced a confession using deceptive tactics.
Bow Wow Retiring From Rap, Says Next Album Will Be His LastBow Wow Retiring From Rap, Says Next Album Will Be His Last

Health

How EpiPen's Maker Raised Prices, And Hackles, So MuchSky-high price hikes for EpiPen, the injected emergency medicine for severe allergic reactions to foods and bug bites, have made its maker the latest target for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices.
Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaultsThere are no bomb blasts or collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.
Race For Kids To Help Parents Of Children With Serious DiseaseA new nonprofit is stepping in to help parents who have a child with a serious disease.
Cost Jumps Nearly 500-Percent For Life-Saving EpiPensThe costs are dramatically rising for a life-saving drug millions of people with severe allergies depend on.
FDA Ban On E-Cigarettes Sales To Teens Under 18 Starts TodayThe sale of e-cigarettes to minors will be banned starting today, in ordinance with a new ruling by the FDA.
Maryland Panel To Make License Decisions On Medical CannabisA Maryland panel is scheduled to make preliminary decisions about who will get licenses to grow and process medical marijuana in the state.

CBS National News

One year after face transplant, ex-firefighter sees new "normal"
FBI investigating Virginia stabbing as possible terror attack
8/23: Mike Pence on Donald Trump's immigration policy; face transplant recipient thriving one year after surgery
Nick Cannon starts freshman year of college at Howard University
3 injured when taxi jumps curb in busy downtown San Francisco
50-year-old elephant euthanized at San Diego Zoo

CBS World News

S. Korea: N. Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile
Earthquake rattles Rome, central Italy in the middle of the night
American describes "nightmare" conditions while being held in Venezuela jail
Cat adopts abandoned baby squirrel monkey
Residents of Hong Kong outraged by movie poster mistake
11 rescued after being trapped in cave with massive bat colony

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