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Can Sharks Help Us Predict the Weather?

| Friday Nov 21, 2014
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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Automakers Debut Key Models at L.A. Auto Show

| Nov 21
One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in California. So it's no wonder automakers save some of their most important introductions for the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Tips on Getting Deals During Black Friday Blitz

| By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 21
Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since Halloween, but experts say Thanksgiving weekend still lives up to the hype of serving up the season's best bargains from TVs to clothing.

Barilla From Worst to First on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Barilla Pasta went from worst to best in LGBT rights in one year, getting a 100 on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

Citigroup Executive Found Dead in Tub, Throat Cut

| Nov 20
A Citigroup manager has been found dead in a bathtub in his New York City apartment with this throat cut.

Gov't Pension Agency Reports a $62 Billion Deficit

| By Tom Raum | Nov 19
The federal watchdog agency overseeing the nation's pension protection system reported that it's running a $62 billion deficit - almost double last year's shortfall - mostly due to the poor financial condition of a few large multi-employer pension plans.

Morning Rounds: Generic Drug Prices Soar

| Nov 19
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on a spike in generic drug prices and whether vitamins can really help your memory.

Court to Consider When Second Mortgage can be Void

| Nov 18
The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether homeowners who declare bankruptcy can void a second mortgage if the home's market value has dropped below the amount they owe on the first mortgage.

Chevrolet Supports Grassland Preservation Program

| By John Flesher | Nov 18
Chevrolet has become the first corporate participant in a public-private initiative that pays farmers not to convert natural prairie to large-scale crop production, which would release gases that are warming the planet, officials said.

Judge Blocks Maui's GMO Law

| By Audrey McAvoy | Nov 16
A federal judge said Friday that Maui County may not implement a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms until he considers arguments in a lawsuit against the measure.

House Votes in Favor of Keystone Oil Pipeline

| By Dina Cappiello | Nov 15
Congress inched closer to a possible showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL oil pipeline as the Republican-controlled House approved the project.

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