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Iceland Volcano Eruption Threatens Europe's Airspace

Aug 21
Authorities in Iceland are warning the airline industry about a possible volcanic eruption that could send ash spewing into the sky - and into the path of planes. CBS News' Alphonso Van Marsh reports.


'Advanced Warfare' Jumps Past Predecessors

By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 12
As players snipe opponents and meet goals in multiplayer match-ups, they could end up with three different pieces of loot each round. While virtual booty is hardly an original idea in gaming, co-founders expect their new swag system to make a big impact.

Personal Technology

Apple and Amazon have ways to encourage you to buy more of their products: Offer bonus features that work only with gadgets from the same company.

A Closer Look: Do More with Companion Devices

By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 21
Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets. Amazon does it, too.

Uber Hires Former Obama Adviser

By Mae Anderson | Aug 20
Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire. The taxi-alternative service is hiring a former White House adviser to lead its campaign for acceptance in the 170 cities around the world where it operates.

Arches, Canyonlands National Parks Ban Drones

Aug 20
Drones are now off limits in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah. Officials say the unmanned aircrafts disrupt wildlife and are an intrusion on visitors looking for tranquility.

Celebrities Embrace the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 19
After exploding on social media last week, the ice bucket challenge was completed by tons of celebrities over the weekend. Norah O'Donnell reports on the craze.

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