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Retailers Beware: Virus May Lurk in Cash Registers

CORPORATE | By Alicia A. Caldwell and Jeff Horowitz | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World

FINANCE | By Alicia Rancillo | Aug 23
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

GBBC & TD Bank held their Annual Boston Harbor Boat Cruise to benefit Community Servings and the AIDS Action Committee

CORPORATE | Aug 22
The GBBC, Boston's Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, set sail for their annual Boat Cruise, sponsored by TD Bank, to benefit Community Servings and the AIDS Action Committee, with dinner, dancing and prizes. Check out the photos!

Poachers Push African Elephants to Brink of Extinction

LEGAL | Aug 22
A new study predicts the African elephant may be extinct within 100 years. Poachers get rich my selling their tusks - a trade that's killing elephants by the tens of thousands. Holly Williams reports.

B&N, Samsung Unveil Reading-Focused Nook Tablet

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Aug 22
Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets. The 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will sell for $179, the same entry price of the non-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

Joanie Pelzer poses with her dog Hubbell, a Chihuahua, in New York.

Pet-Friendly Dating Sites Match People and Pooches

CORPORATE | By Sue Manning | Aug 22
On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships.

US Safety Agency Offers Online Recall Check

LEGAL | By Michael Cox | Aug 22
The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the service has started on its website, www.safercar.gov.

After $100,000 Bitcoin Score, 15-Year-Old Creates Startup

FINANCE | Aug 22
Erik Finman, a 15-year-old from northern Idaho, founded an online education program that links students with instructors around the world. Michelle Miller reports on his story.

Patient Advocates Say Insurers Avoiding the Sick

FINANCE | By Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 22
Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.

Iceland Volcano Eruption Threatens Europe's Airspace

CORPORATE | Aug 21
Authorities in Iceland are warning the airline industry about a possible volcanic eruption that could send ash spewing into the sky - and into the path of planes. CBS News' Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

Does Pregnant Police Officer Lyndi Trischler Have a Case?

Aug 21
Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss Kentucky police officer Lyndi Trischler's discrimination charges against her police department. They say the pregnant officer cannot take an easier job despite her state and Trischler is fighting back.