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Book Club Ladies Receive an All-Star Surprise

CORPORATE | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
When Kathy Rackley told Malcolm Mitchell - a wide receiver at the University of Georgia - about her book club, she had no idea who he was, or what would happen next. CBS News reports on what one college football player calls his greatest accomplishment.

Will Apple's Digital Wallet Kill the Card Swipe?

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Sep 17
So-called contactless payment isn't new, but with its presence on millions of iPhones and its advanced security features, Apple Pay could be the service that leads to widespread adoption of the digital wallet.

'Show Up in Drag' Protest at Facebook HQ Postponed

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Sep 16
The most colorful protest ever to hit northern California in years has been called off...for now.

Comics Key & Peele are Serious about Their Comedy

CORPORATE | Sep 16
John Blackstone laughs along with Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, stars of the Peabody Award-winning series "Key & Peele" on Comedy Central.

A Historic Change for Godiva's Golden Brand

CORPORATE | Sep 16
Godiva, the Belgian chocolatier known for gold packaging and high end products, is now consciously becoming a little less fancy. Michelle Miller reports.

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong.

Safety Agency Investigates Ford Fiesta Latches

CORPORATE | Sep 15
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars. The probe announced Monday covers about 205,000 Fiestas from the 2011 through 2013 model years.

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover self-portrait.

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Finally at Mount Sharp

CORPORATE | By Marcia Dunn | Sep 15
NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars. The space agency announced that the rover has reached the base of Mount Sharp, its destination since landing two years ago.

Forgotten Cemetery for Freed Slaves Rediscovered

CORPORATE | Sep 12
An Alexandria, Virginia cemetery that served as a burial place for hundreds of former slaves during the Civil War became a gas station in the 1950s. Eventually, the cemetery was rediscovered and the site is now a memorial.

Nevada Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas, talks with an Assemblyman at the Legislature in Carson City, Nev.

First 2 Bills in Tesla Deal Sail Through Assembly

CORPORATE | By Scott Sonner | Sep 12
The first two bills designed to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada sailed through the Assembly unanimously as one lawmaker called the project the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam.

4 Reasons Shoppers Will Shrug Off Home Depot Hack

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 12
Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers. The nation's largest home-improvement chain confirmed a theft that could have gone back as far as April.

Kia 2015 K900

Kia Goes Upmarket in a Big Way

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Sep 12
The 2015 K900, the new flagship at Kia, is an attractive, large, luxury sedan with a quiet, comfortable ride, a boatload of standard features and a value price compared with luxury-brand competitors.