SpaceX Rocket Launch

SpaceX Cargo Ship Returns To Earth From Space Station With Nearly 2-Tons Of Experiments, Equipment

The commercial cargo ship Dragon returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Sunday, bringing back nearly 2 tons of science experiments and old equipment for NASA.


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Basic Errors That Can Delay Your Tax Refund

Millions of people are getting a jump on filing their tax returns now that they have received their W-2s and 1099 forms. And for most, the incentive to get moving is to get that tax refund in their bank account as soon as possible.


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ConsumerWatch: Stores Requiring ID, Tracking To Prevent Repeated Returns

When you make a return this holiday season, you may have to hand over more than just your receipt, as retailers try to prevent repeated returns.


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Long Lines Expected At Retailers Monday

Many shoppers will be looking for deep after-Christmas discounts, returning gifts and using gift cards they received.


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PG&E Accused Of Still Using Salvaged Pipelines

Assemblyman Jerry Hill has appealed to the California Public Utilities Commission to change the method used to establish the rate of return on utilities. This request comes amid reports Pacific Gas and Electric could still have “salvaged” pipe in its system.


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Tech Report: Best Buy Buy-Back Program Offered For Free

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid on Best Buy’s buy-back program, which is free through this Saturday.


Holiday shopping

ConsumerWatch: More Retailers Scanning ID’s During Returns

It used to be to return or exchange an item you simply had to provide your receipt. Now many retailers are not only requiring a photo ID, they scan the ID and store the information in a database.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/07/2010