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NASA Caught on Video: Giant Fireball over Pittsburgh

Mar 2
NASA cameras captured a very bright meteor at the Allegheny Observatory near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The fireball was seen over New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Viral Vids: Stunt Driver Pranks Her Online Dates

Mar 2
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a dog that lets himself in a car, a teen achieving his dunking dream and five years of stunning sun images. Plus, a Ford Mustang speed dating prank.

How to Find Out if a Used Car has an Unrepaired Recall

Feb 28
About 5 million used cars under recall were sold last year before the recalled parts were fixed. No matter the problem, if you're shopping for a used car, you want to make sure a recalled part has been repaired. Here's how to protect yourself.

Llama Drama: Watch Highlights of Llamas on the Lam

Feb 27
The bolt for freedom by a pair of llamas Thursday near Phoenix captivated a nation, as the creatures led police on a bizarre and humorous chase. Ben Tracy reports on the Internet sensation that followed.

Why Millions Can't See Eye to Eye in Dress Color Debate

Feb 27
A question posed about the color of an $80 dress nearly caused the fabric of the Internet to unravel Thursday night. The "dress-gate" controversy began on a Tumblr page and racked up over 20 million views on Buzzfeed. Elaine Quijano reports.

Nation's Internet Vulnerability Exposed by Vandalism

By Felicia Fonseca | Feb 27
Computers, cellphones and landlines were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to process credit card transactions - all because of a vandal in Arizona.

Tech Stocks Soar Again, but with Stronger Wings

By Stan Choe | Feb 27
When it comes to technology stocks, which are flying at levels unseen since the dot-com boom was about to go bust, mutual-fund managers are insisting that this time really is different. And they're largely right.

Regulators OK 'Net Neutrality' Rules for Internet Providers

By Anne Flaherty | Feb 27
Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.

News Guide: FCC 'Net Neutrality' Vote and What it Means

By Anne Flaherty | Feb 27
What "net neutrality" means and what is likely to happen next.

Did 'Sexually Graphic Photos' Lead to WhatsApp Suspension?

By Stan Lehman | Feb 27
A judge says he has ordered the suspension of the globally popular instant messaging system WhatsApp across Brazil because it has allegedly failed to help in an investigation.

Barnes & Noble to Keep Nook Digital Business After All

Feb 27
Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook Media digital business after all. The bookseller had planned to combine Nook and its college bookstores into a single company separate from its retail operations.

Nickelodeon Debuts Mobile Channel for the Pre-K Set

By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 26
Nickelodeon is creating brand-new content for its $6-a-month mobile channel Noggin, aimed at preschoolers. The ad-free service will debut next Thursday on Apple mobile devices. There's no immediate word on an Android version.

New York Surveying Banks on Cybersecurity Defenses

By Michael Virtanen | Feb 26
New York financial regulators are considering tougher cybersecurity requirements for banks to mandate more complex computer sign-ins and certifications from the contractors of their cyberdefenses, the state's top regulator said.

US Orders Air Bag Maker to Preserve Parts in Probe

Feb 26
U.S. safety regulators have ordered Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. to preserve air bag parts from recalled cars for government investigators and attorneys who are suing the company.

How to Search for the Perfect Mattress (Cost: $108K)

Feb 26
Do you choose a Simmons, a Serta, a Sealy? A posturepedic, temperpedic, ultra firm, ultra soft, memory foam, coil or no coil? Nancy Giles investigates the seemingly endless list of choices when it comes to choosing the right mattress.

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