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Horse Tattooed to Prevent Cancerous Eye Ulcers

SCIENCE | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
A Missouri foxtrotter horse suffers from pigmentation problem that causes his right eye to sunburn and form ulcers. Local tattoo artists inked black around the horses eye to absorb the damaging sunlight.

Heart Disease and Stroke on the Decline

SCIENCE | Aug 20
New research shows that major strides are being made in the battle against heart disease and stroke. A recent study shows that patients are going to greater lengths to prevent the onset of these deadly health issues. CBS News' Teri Okita reports.

Uber Hires Former Obama Adviser

PERSONAL TECH | 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

PERSONAL TECH | 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

PERSONAL TECH | 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.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks during a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

Assange Talks of Leaving Embassy, Sowing Confusion

PERSONAL TECH | By Raphael Satter | Aug 19
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sowed confusion with an announcement that appeared to indicate he was leaving his embassy bolt hole, but his spokesman later clarified that that would not happen unless the impasse over his extradition were resolved.

Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

PERSONAL TECH | By Joan Lowy | Aug 19
The Obama administration said it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

Zoos Look Up to Attract Next Generation of Visitors

SCIENCE | Aug 18
With shrinking budgets and more competition for entertainment dollars, zoos across the country have been trying to make their experience more exciting. But as Anne-Marie Green explains, the answer to that may be a mixture of zoology and showmanship.

Mandy Stokes stands with her daughter Molly Kate Stokes next to a large alligator.

Alabama Hunters Haul in 1,000-Pound Alligator

SCIENCE | Aug 18
A group of Alabama hunters is celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.

NJ Man Sues Grindr Over Encounter With Underage Boy

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 16
A New Jersey man is suing the gay hookup app Grindr in federal court, claiming the social media app has lax age restrictions, which he says allowed him to have an encounter with an underage boy.

App to Hail Taxis, Limos Launches in Las Vegas

PERSONAL TECH | By Michelle Rindels | Aug 16
Las Vegas visitors can now hail a ride from a taxi or limo company using their smartphone, even if they can't use the popular ridesharing apps available in many other U.S. cities.