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  • US scientists seek to prevent another meteor explosion

    NASA and the Air Force are working together to develop plans to prepare for future meteor strikes like the one in Russia earlier this month.

  • Ferris Bueller lands in Top 5 Super Bowl car ads of 2012 (+ video)

    The Super Bowl is way more than a football game. It's a coming out party for the year's most creative and humorous ads. Here's one viewer's take on the Top 5 Super Bowl car ads for 2012. What's your favorite - Bueller, The Bark Side, or another?

  • Greek default worries send stocks lower

    The Dow fell 33 points to close at 12676 Tuesday on concerns that a deal to prevent a default by Greece might fall through

  • X-37B mystery plane: nine-month flight extended

    X-37B mystery plane: nine-month flight extended

    X-37B robot plane has its mission extended past 270 days in continuous flight. The mission of the X-37B is unknown. 

  • Best Buy a winner in holiday sales weekend

    Best Buy a winner in holiday sales weekend

    Best Buy sees turnaround from disappointing 2010 Black Friday sales by opening at midnight, focusing on low TV prices. Beyond Best Buy, Macy's and Walmart also score well in holiday sales weekend.

  • CEO pay: a look at the Top 5 breadwinners

    CEO pay: a look at the Top 5 breadwinners

    CEOs at the biggest public companies in the US saw a raise in pay in 2010. The fourth annual analysis by the Wall Street Journal and the Hay Group, a management-consulting firm, shows that the median value of compensation of CEOs at the top 350 companies rose 11 percent, to $9.3 million. Only two of the Top 5 highest-paid CEOs were among the Top 5 the previous year, and only one was on the list four years ago. Total compensation includes salary, bonuses, granted value of stock, stock options, and other long-term incentives awarded for work.

  • Jury rejects Mattel's Bratz doll copyright claim

    Jury rejects Mattel's Bratz doll copyright claim

    Mattel claimed that the MGA Entertainment employee who designed the Bratz doll did so while employed at Mattel

  • DirecTV: Would you pay $30 to see a new release in your living room?

    DirecTV: Would you pay $30 to see a new release in your living room?

    On Wednesday, DirecTV airs the first of its 'premium video on demand' films, bringing major Hollywood movies – that debuted only 60 to 70 days before – to a living room near you.

  • In Pictures Famous Barbie dolls

    In this August 1999 photo of Jill Barad, chairman and CEO of Mattel Inc. unveils the design of the new US Postal Service Barbie doll stamp at the Mattel headquarters in El Segundo, CA. The new stamp is part of the "Celebrate the Century" series for the 1960's.

  • In race to replace space shuttles, NASA boosts four front-runners

    In race to replace space shuttles, NASA boosts four front-runners

    NASA is turning to private companies to replace the space shuttles, and it will give four proposals from the likes of Boeing and SpaceX $269 million this year.