Chris Kissel is a writer based in Los Angeles.
U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria
The U.S. began "intense" operations in Syria against the terror group ISIS early Tuesday, sending bombers, fighters, and Tomahawk missiles into ISIS-dominated territory in the northern part of the country.
CBS Sports’ Charles Barkley Defends NFL’s Adrian Peterson, Says Ray Rice Should Get ‘Another Chance’ [Video]
NBA Hall of Famer and CBS Sports analyst Charles Barkley joined the list of prominent sports fgures chiming in on Adrian Peterson's child abuse arrest – this time, defending the Minnesota Vikings running back.
Updated: 3 Reported Dead in Maryland Mall Shooting
A shooting at a suburban shopping mall in Maryland has left at least three dead, according to authorities.
How You Can Help Victims of the Tornado in Oklahoma
A huge tornado touched down just outside of Oklahoma City earlier today, causing widespread destruction and leaving behind a yet-untold number of casualties. To see how you can help those affected, see the list below. This list will continue to be updated...
Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Mass Injuries Reported
An explosion in West, TX, just outside of Waco, spread fires across multiple buildings and injured an unknown number of people earlier tonight. The explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Plant shortly before 8 PM CT. A large number of people have been reported injured, though the number of those killed in the explosion, if any, has not yet been officially released...
See Michael Buble Live in the Bahamas
What could be more relaxing that a summer night on the beach in the Bahamas? Or more awesome than a free three-nights stay in the Bahamas? Or more perfect than two tickets to see Michael Bublé at the Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas resort and two passes to meet him, too? It's true – pretty much nothing could be better than that. But, what the heck – we're also throwing in $500 for you to spend
Nightclub Fire Kills Hundreds in Brazil
The death toll in a horrific nightclub fire in Brazil as risen to 232, according to news sources. This number is updated from the original count of 245 first reported by local news sources. A fire started at the Boate Kiss nightclub around 2 AM in the southern city of Santa Maria...
Retired General Norman Schwarzkopf Dead at 78
Norman Schwarzkopf, the retired American general who led coalition forces in the 1991 Gulf War, died of pneumonia Thursday in Tampa, Florida at the age of 78, the Associated Press reports.