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No Time to Cook? Hire a Cyber Sous Chef

FOOD_DRINK | By Michele Kayal | Tuesday Oct 21, 2014
If the only thing standing between you and a home cooked meal is the time and energy to shop and prep, a new breed of would-be cyber sous chefs wants to help get you cooking.

Senators Ask Why Gov't Allows Regional Car Recalls

LEGAL | By Tom Krisher | Oct 21
Two U.S. senators are questioning why auto safety regulators are letting car companies recall vehicles only in limited regions when a safety problem could happen anywhere.

Kyle Busch, Wife Expecting 1st Child in 2015

CELEBRITIES | Oct 21
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch and his wife are expecting their first child. They made the announcement Saturday on Twitter with a professionally done photograph. The couple called it: "Now announcing our plans for the 2015 race season!"

IBM 3Q Disappoints as it Sheds 'Empty Calories'

FINANCE | By Michelle Chapman | Oct 21
IBM disappointed investors, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent.

At A Glance: The Cost of Cable vs. a la Carte

CORPORATE | Oct 21
Is a la carte streaming a better deal? Combining current streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, CBS All Access and the expected price of HBO's service, which starts next year, would run you about half of the average price of monthly cable.

Paris Catacombs Welcome Visitors

CORPORATE | By Sylvie Corbet | Oct 21
As if visiting the Paris Catacombs in the daytime wasn't creepy enough - you can now visit the underground maze of skeletons after nightfall, too. That is if you dare defy the warning at the entrance: "Stop, this is the empire of Death."

Apple Pay Q&A: What You Need to Know

FINANCE | By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 21
Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.

Standing Ovation At Met Opera Despite Protest

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Oct 20
Politicians including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Peter King joined a crowd of demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday.

Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82

CELEBRITIES | By Shelley Acoca | Oct 20
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

Federal Court Sets Hearing in Kansas Gay Marriage Suit

NATIONAL | Oct 20
A federal judge has set a hearing this week to hear arguments over whether he should order Kansas to allow same-sex marriages.

Not So Fast Cord Cutters, Cable's Not Going Anywhere

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Oct 20
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years.