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What to Pack for Year in Space? A 'Superhero Utility Belt'

Mar 27
What's one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can't do without when he moves into space this week for a year? A belt.

Lawmaker Questions Maker of Scopes Tied to 'Superbug'

Mar 26
A federal lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several "superbug" bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals, increasing pressure on the company.

Experts Weigh in on the Winter: Worst ever?

Mar 23
The Director of the National Weather Service, Louis Uccellini, meteorologists Eric Fisher, Matt Brickman and Craig Setzer, and news director Gail Bending give their professional take on the severe weather events of the past few months.

Astronaut Prepares for a Year in Orbit

Mar 23
This week NASA will launch one of its most ambitious missions yet, sending 51-year-old astronaut Scott Kelly to the International Space Station for 12 months. That's twice as long as his last trip and a new record for an American in orbit.

Vitamin D Gets an F for Lowering Blood Pressure

Mar 20
Vitamin D is getting an F for battling hypertension. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss how too much vitamin D could also open the door to other serious health problems.

Is Your Dream College Overrated?

Mar 20
High school seniors will soon learn their futures, as colleges are posting acceptance and rejection letters. New York Times columnist Frank Bruni offers encouraging advice for students who don't get into the likes of Princeton or Stanford.

Health Headlines: Drinking Diet Soda Linked to Belly Fat

Mar 19
Doctors in Texas have released a new warning for older Americans who drink diet soda. And, the possible impact of exercise on tumors. Eboni Williams has some of the day's top health stories.

New Cholesterol Drug: Biggest Advance Since Statins?

Mar 19
Studies show the new drug slashes bad cholesterol, or "LDL," by up to 61 percent. It cuts heart attacks and strokes by more than to half. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to explain what she saw during the announcements at the America

Bride Walks Out of Wedding When Groom Fails Math Test

By Michael Cox | Mar 17
An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said. The bride tested the groom on his math skills and when he got the sum wrong, she walked out.

FDA to Probe the Endoscope Linked to 'Superbug' Infection

By Matthew Perrone | Mar 16
Federal health officials will meet in May to review problems with the design and cleaning of specialized medical instruments linked to at least two recent "superbug" outbreaks.

Solar Eclipse Will Test Germany's Green Power Grid

By Frank Jordans | Mar 15
Experts say the Germany's electricity grid, which relies increasingly on renewable energy, faces a crucial test on the morning of March 20, when the moon will pass in front of the sun and block up to 82 percent of its light across the country.

Want to See the Solar Eclipse in Norway? Mind the Bears

Mar 15
Norwegian authorities are reminding visitors who want to eye a total solar eclipse from the remote Arctic island of Svalbard this month to be aware of polar bears, dress warmly and make sure they have a place to stay before coming.

NASA Launches 4 Spacecraft to Solve Magnetic Mystery

By Marcia Dunn | Mar 14
NASA launched four identical spacecraft Thursday on a billion-dollar mission to study the explosive give-and-take of the Earth and sun's magnetic fields.

Going Full Circle for Math and Pastries on a Special Pi Day

By Seth Borenstein | Mar 14
Today is the day when love of math and a hankering for pastry come full circle. Saturday is Pi Day, a once-in-a-year calendar date that this time squares the fun with a once-in-a-century twist.

California Car Battery Recycler to Close in Deal with Feds

By Brian Melley | Mar 13
A battery recycling plant that violated hazardous waste laws and spewed toxic emissions for decades on the outskirts of Los Angeles will close and spend $50 million to clean the site and surrounding neighborhoods, federal prosecutors announced.

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