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Helicopter testing for radiation. (U.S. Department of Energy"

Low-Flying Government Helicopter Testing For Radiation In 4 Bay Area Cities

If you see a low-flying helicopter buzzing above the Bay Area this week, don’t freak out. It’s just the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration testing for radiation.

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Carly Fiorina ( JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Former HP CEO Fiorina May Appear In Next GOP Debate After CNN Changes Criteria

CNN on Tuesday amended its criteria for the next Republican presidential debate, giving former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina a better chance at appearing in the Sept. 16 primetime affair.

09/01/2015

An Uber application is shown on a smartphone. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed By California Drivers Against Uber Gets Class-Action Status

A federal judge has granted class-action status to a case in California against Uber over payment of drivers.

09/01/2015

Pluto sent a love note back to Earth via NASA's New Horizons. This is the last image taken before today's #PlutoFlyby. (NASA)

Video Shows Flyby Of Pluto From New Horizons’ Perspective

A new video gives viewers a spacecraft’s-eye view of what it was like to fly by Pluto.

09/01/2015

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Midlife Weight Gain Linked To Early Onset Of Alzheimer’s Disease

One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people’s weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, but when.

09/01/2015

Canadian Flag. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Canada’s Recession Quietly Adding To Volatility On Wall Street

Stocks were diving as a sour mood prevails across the globe on a report that Chinese manufacturing continues to sink.

09/01/2015

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Study: Up To 90% Of Seabirds Have Plastic In Their Guts

Nine out of 10 seabirds have plastic in their guts, a new study estimates. In 1960, the estimate was only 5% of individual seabirds. Now, researchers predict by the year 2050, the number will be 99 percent.

09/01/2015

Google's 4 colored G will replace the old blue and white icon. (Google)

2 Minute Google Video Explains New Logo As Latest Step In Company’s Evolution

The Mountain View search giant released a video Tuesday titled “Google, evolved,” highlighting the way the company has changed over the past 17 years. Here it is:

09/01/2015

The Pandora splash image is seen on an iPhone. (CBS)

Music Streaming App Pandora To Mark Anniversary With Ad-Free Day

The streaming service said Tuesday it will launch Listener Love Day on Sept. 9 for 24 hours without ads.

09/01/2015

Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino on January 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Pregnant With Twins

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced Monday that she is pregnant with identical twin girls and expects to give birth sometime in December.

09/01/2015