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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.

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.

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.

200 Exposed to Superbug, May have Role in Two Deaths

Feb 20
In a major new health scare in Southern California, a deadly superbug may have infected nearly 200 people at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Seven people are known to have been exposed since October, and two of them died.

Dan Savage on Having "the Talk" with His Son

Feb 19
The nationally-syndicated advice columnist on romance and relationships explains to correspondent Erin Moriarty how to talk to your kids about sex, even when - especially when - they don't want to hear it from you.

Carnegie Mellon Tells 800 Rejected Applicants They're In

By Michael R. Sisak | Feb 18
Carnegie Mellon University is apologizing after mistakenly telling about 800 applicants they got into a graduate computer science program.

Paralympian Blade Runner is Not Slowing Down

Feb 18
Blake Leeper is a double amputee paralympian that is taking the NBA All-Star games by storm. Check out a tease of his inspiring story on CBSN.

Debate Over Mandatory Vaccination Laws

Feb 17
Mississippi has some of the strictest laws in the country requiring vaccines for children against measles and other diseases, but some parents think the state has gone too far. CBS News' Omar Villafranca reports.

Government Reverses Dietary Guidelines on Cholesterol

Feb 12
Major changes may be coming in how we eat, as a federal panel is ready to reverse decades of advice on avoiding cholesterol in diets. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the surprising news.

Boston's Big Dig: Clear Snow as New Storm Approaches

Feb 11
Subways and commuter trains are running again in Boston, but the city is racing against the clock, as plows and shovels chip away at nearly six feet of snow. Another storm is expected on Thursday.

Cholesterol Risk to Heart Health Starts in Young Adulthood

Feb 5
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on new guidance about cholesterol and technology that may help diagnose concussions.

A Pigeon Pageant: 'The Grand National Pigeon Show'

By Sue Manning | Feb 5
Dogs aren't the only animals that vie for best in show. Hundreds of breeds of pigeons compete in their own version of the Westminster show, strutting on long, thick legs or fluttering curly, lacy feathers in their bid to be best bird.

FDA Mulls Release of Genetically Altered Mosquitoes

Feb 4
Federal health officials are considering releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to head off two deadly diseases. But thousands of residents are uneasy about the move, signing petitions to stop the test.

Endangered Kemp's Ridley Turtles Get Second Chance

Feb 3
More than a thousand of the endangered sea turtles washed ashore in Massachusetts about a month ago. Now for some, their story comes full circle. Kristine Johnson reports.

Sneaky Snakes: Teams Hunt for Rock Pythons in Everglades

By Jennifer Kay | Feb 2
For all the danger posed to Florida's Everglades by invasive Burmese pythons, there's one thing researchers don't want to know: how they would interact with another python species that threatens to move into the same territory.

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