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Volvo's Entry Car, S60, Gets More Power, Plus Fuel Economy

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Driving a different kind of car: 2015.5 Volvo S60 offers more power, plus fuel economy

Michelle Obama Unveiled in Saudi: A Style Statement, Not a Political Statement

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Michelle Obama Unveiled in Saudi: A Style Statement, Not a Political Statement
There is nothing quite as contentious as the headscarf issue when it comes to women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, at least where western observers are concerned. So when U.S. first lady Michelle Obama attended the funeral of Saudi King Abdullah in Riyadh with her hair uncovered, social media lit up with both praise and opprobrium.…
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Jordan offers to free prisoner for ISIS hostage

Jordan has offered to free one of its prisoners for a hostage held by ISIS. CBS News State Department correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN with ... more

Branch of ISIS claims responsibility for deadly attack on hotel in Libya

Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli Tuesday killing 10 people, including five guards and an American. The attack led to a standoff that ended ... more

China accuses 15 of spying for Dalai Lama

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Unusual outing of Communist Party officials suggests Beijing still struggling to deal with unrest in Himalayan region of Tibet

Jordan "ready" to free suicide bomber in ISIS swap

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The government of Jordan says it will release a failed female suicide bomber in exchange for a Jordanian pilot. It comes after ISIS set a ... more

Jordan reportedly "ready" to meet ISIS demand

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Official quoted as saying Amman will free al Qaeda suspect in exchange for pilot, but no mention of Japanese hostage

7 things you're doing on vacation that scream tourist

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Everyone knows wandering around a city with an open map and a camera hanging from your neck instantly identifies you as a tourist.

How should Apple spend its $178 billion?

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Tim Cook has a lot of money to burn. He could use Apple's cash to buy Disney. Or Amazon and Netflix combined.

Apple has mind-boggling $178 billion in cash to spend

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Forget about a simple little hole. Apple CEO Tim Cook has a gaping chasm burning in his pocket.

S&P, U.S. Justice Department likely to enter $1.37 billion settlement: WSJ

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S&P, U.S. Justice Department likely to enter $1.37 billion settlement: WSJ
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Standard & Poor's and the U.S. Department of Justice are likely to enter into a $1.37 billion settlement as early as Thursday, ... more

North Dakota: oil producers aim to cut radioactive waste bills

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WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) - North Dakota's oil industry is pushing to change the state's radioactive waste disposal laws as part of a broad effort to ... more

What's Netflix's secret to success?

What is behind the wild popularity of TV shows on Netflix? According to the company, it's all about data, but there's also some intuition. CBSN's ... more

iPhone 6 sales shatter expectations

Apple sold 34,000 iPhones per hour for 90 days straight, blowing sales estimates out of the water. New Yorker editor Nicholas Thompson joins CBSN with ... more

What Apple is doing right in China

Despite phones that cost twice as much as Asian competitors' models, the American tech company is gaining ground

Drones pose security, privacy challenges

The drone that crashed onto the White House South Lawn has raised questions about the threats posed by small flying drones. Chip Reid speaks to ... more

Mr. Cub takes up residence at Daley Plaza

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Mr. Cub takes up residence at Daley Plaza
Cubs fans in dress coats and slacks paused Wednesday on their morning walks to work to pay tribute to Mr. Cub.

Everton academy player in hospital with neck injury after alleged fight

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Everton academy player in hospital with neck injury after alleged fight
• Under-18s’ Ciaran O’Loughlin in clash with another Everton player• Merseyside police say investigation is ongoingMerseyside police are investigating an alleged fight between two Everton ... more

Renting out Homes for Super Bowl Can Bring Big Bucks

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Phoenix-area residents can make big bucks renting homes for Super Bowl, but competition fierce

Rugby union coaches look ahead to Six Nations tournament - video

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Rugby union coaches look ahead to Six Nations tournament - video
Coaches from Ireland, Wales, Scotland and France rugby union teams spoke to the media on Wednesday ahead of the start of the Six Nations tournament. ... more

Ched Evans submits ‘fresh evidence’ to try to get rape conviction overturned

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Ched Evans submits ‘fresh evidence’ to try to get rape conviction overturned
• Criminal Cases Review Commission looking at case• Striker turned down by Sheffield United and Oldham• Ched Evans deal called off following pressure on Oldham ... more

Facebook Launching Trending Super Bowl for the Big Game

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Facebook 'likes' the Super Bowl, will launch Trending Super Bowl hub for all big game content

'Anna Christie' habors but a spark of greatness

'Anna Christie' habors but a spark of greatness
There's no shortage of acting in the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie." Accents are adorned like fake noses, illnesses resemble those ... more

North Korea's Kim Jong Un looks set to visit Russia in May

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un looks set to visit Russia in May
After three years in power, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks set to make his first trip abroad in May. 

Convictions erased for 'Friendship 9's' whites-only lunch counter sit-in

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Convictions erased for 'Friendship 9's' whites-only lunch counter sit-in
The convictions of nine South Carolina black men who sat at a whites-only lunch counter to  challenge Southern Jim Crow rules, then chose to serve ... more

Carnegie Hall to Commission 125 New Works

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Announcing its 2015-16 season, Carnegie Hall also outlines an ambitious project to generate new music.
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Easy dinner recipes: 3 rich risotto dishes for Gluten-free Wednesday

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Easy dinner recipes: 3 rich risotto dishes for Gluten-free Wednesday
Looking to cut a little gluten out of your diet? Even if you haven't eliminated it entirely, it doesn't hurt to go gluten-free one day ... more
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Netflix unveils "Wet Hot American Summer" teaser

We're getting a first look at the show and the hot stars taking part in it

J. Cole letting single mothers stay in his home

"My goal is to have that be a haven for families. So every two years a new family will come in, they live rent-free," the ... more

Johnny Depp: I was attacked by a "chupacabra"

The "Mortdecai" actor gives an interesting reason for why he was a no-show at a Tokyo press conference

Could Chris Pratt be the next "Indiana Jones"?

Disney is reportedly eyeing the "Guardians of the Galaxy" star for a revival of the Harrison Ford film franchise

Pop-up chefs create Dinner Lab for food revolution

The idea of pop-up restaurants has been around for years, with young chefs showcasing their creations in a temporary setting where the financial risks -- ... more

Soda habit may prompt early puberty in girls

Sugary drinks containing sucrose, glucose or corn syrup have already been linked to weight gain

​"Long life" gene might also make some smarter

As people live longer, scientists and doctors have struggled to ensure mental function doesn't age as rapidly too

More children get vaccinated amid measles outbreak fears

Illinois health officials are looking into whether a case of measles can be traced to Disneyland. So far, at least 88 people in eight states ... more

Some older cancer patients can avoid radiotherapy, study finds

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Some older women with breast cancer could safely avoid radiotherapy, without harming their chances of survival, a study has shown. Older women with early breast ... more

Schoolgirl comment points to antibiotics as new cancer treatments

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Professor Michael P. Lisanti, Director of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Unit, led the research. He was inspired to look at the effects of antibiotics on ... more