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Study: Skinny Jeans Cause Nerve, Muscle Damage, Other Health Risks

Those skinny jeans in your closet might make you feel fashion forward, but doctors warn they could turn you into a fashion victim.

06/23/2015

Allegiant Airlines. (CBS)

Allegiant Airline Pilots Say Company Cutting Too Many Corners At Cost Of Safety

Their slogan says “travel is our deal,” but pilots who fly for Allegiant Air say the company is cutting too many corners at the cost of safety.

06/22/2015

Screenshot of COK video showing hatchlings on a conveyor belt while others are hung for de-beaking. (CBS)

Graphic Undercover Video Shows Mutilation, Suffocation, Other Alleged Abuse Of Foster Farm Turkey Chicks

Just one week after video surfaced showing alleged mistreatment of chickens at a Central Valley Foster Farms facility, new graphic video, allegedly shot at the poultry producer’s turkey hatchery in Fresno, reveals more treatment that animal rights activists call inhumane.

06/22/2015

Amys Drive Thru Pizza. (Courtesy: Amy's Kitchen.)

Amy’s Kitchen Taking Fast Food Head-On With Vegetarian Drive-Thru In Rohnert Park

Amy’s Kitchen is putting a healthy spin on fast food by opening a drive-thru in Rohnert Park that will serve all vegetarian fare.

06/18/2015

Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Releases Report On 6 Self-Driving Car Accidents, Most Were In Self-Driving Mode

It’s a reversal for the DMV, as the accident reports provide details about crashes involving self-driving cars that are being tested on public roads in California.

06/18/2015

Screenshot of Chobani Greek yogurt video featuring same-sex couple. (CBS)

Chobani Releases Sexy Yogurt Commercial Featuring Lesbian Couple In Bed

Add another to the list of gay-friendly advertisers — Chobani. The Greek yogurt company has released a romantic, undeniably hot commercial featuring a same-sex couple.

06/16/2015

A deployed airbag is seen in a car at the LKQ Pick Your Part salvage yard on May 22, 2015 in Medley, Florida. The largest automotive recall in history centers around the defective Takata Corp. air bags that are found in millions of vehicles that are manufactured by BMW, Chrysler, Daimler Trucks, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Toyota Adds 1.4 Million Cars, SUV, Trucks To Recall For Exploding Air Bags

Toyota is adding nearly 1.4 million cars, trucks and SUVs to a growing recall for air bags that can explode with too much force.

06/16/2015

Some of the food items which contain trans fat. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FDA: Trans Fats A ‘Threat To Public Health’ – Food Industry Must Phase Them Out

Artificial trans fats can raise levels of “bad” cholesterol and lower “good” cholesterol, increasing the risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.

06/16/2015

Claudia Decker and her husband found a patriotic solution to their ugly brown lawn by painting an American flag on it. (CBS)

Couple Paints American Flag On Brown Lawn As San Jose Forces Water Cutbacks During Drought

San Jose is forcing its residents to cut back on water use during the drought, so one couple found a patriotic solution to their ugly brown lawn by painting an American flag on it.

06/15/2015

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Which Smartphone Apps Drain Your Battery The Fastest?

When it comes to cell phones, battery life is often the most frustrating feature for most users, but it might be the apps running on the phone draining that battery so quickly.

06/15/2015