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Weather Forecast: Snow, Rain Threaten Holiday Travel

| Wednesday Nov 26, 2014
Another powerful line of storms is crossing the Southeast. Forecasters in Georgia put up several tornado warnings. Meteorologist Danielle Niles of CBS Boston station WBZ has the forecast.

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Thanksgiving Trumps Black Friday for Deals

| By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 26
Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.

Sony to Offer Partial Refunds for Gaming Console

| By Jennifer C. Kerr | Nov 26
Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.

Broadway-Bound Magician Shows What's Up His Sleeve

| By Mark Kennedy, John Carucci | Nov 25
One grew up idolizing Harry Houdini. The other worshipped David Copperfield. Now they're both in a place known more for jazz hands than sleight of hand.

How to Survive Japanese Culinary School

| Nov 25
Seth Doane visits the renowned Tsuji Culinary Institute in Osaka, Japan, and learns what makes this school's astonishingly high standards quintessentially Japanese.

Kelley Blue Book Reveals 2015 Best Car Buys

| Nov 25
According to Kelley Blue Book, nearly 17 million vehicles could be sold in the United States next year. Kelley Blue Book is trusted for researching and assessing the value of automobiles.

Redbox Raising DVD Rental Rates by 25 Percent

| Nov 25
Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.

L.A. Becomes Stage for High-Speed Luxury Cars

| By Tom Krisher | Nov 24
Few people need an SUV with 567 horsepower that can scream around a racetrack and go from zero to 60 in four seconds. A small but growing number want one. These drivers aren't satisfied any longer with an ordinary luxury car.

When Should Holiday Shoppers Buy Online?

| Nov 24
American consumers, start your engines. This weekend kicks off the holiday shopping season. Jill Schlesinger has what you need to know in her look at the business week ahead.

Gift Guide: Help Your Selfie with Some Add-On Gear

| By Ron Harris | Nov 23
Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you by.

Can Sharks Help Us Predict the Weather?

| Nov 21
Researchers say sharks could become an important tool since they can swim long distances and into hard-to-reach depths at cheaper costs than conventional weather devices.

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