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Financier Carl Icahn poses for photos upon arriving for the 32nd annual New York City Police Foundation Gala in New York.

EBay, Icahn Settle Proxy Fight

Apr 11
Ebay and billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn have settled their proxy fight ahead of the company’s annual meeting.

Marc Olefs, left, and Andrea Fischer, researchers from the Innsbruck University check a field covered with white polyethylene against the backdrop of majestic jagged peaks at Eisgrat (Ice Spine) skiing station on Stubai glacier near the village of Neustift im Stubaital in the alpine Austrian province of Tyrol.

Artificial Cooling Tricky Topic for Climate Panel

By Karl Ritter | Apr 11
It’s Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.

Boston Bombing Survivors Now Newlyweds

Apr 10
Rebekah and Pete DiMartino were both badly injured in last year’s Boston Marathon bombings. But they’ve just celebrated their dream wedding, courtesy of

MoneyWatch :: Massive Online Data Breach Discovered

Apr 10
Internet should change their passwords due to newly discovered "Heartbleed" security flaw. Plus Twitter’s new look and Harley’s new bike on today’s MoneyWatch headlines report.

Heartbleed Bug Causes Major Security Headache

By Anick Jesdanun, Michael Liedtke | Apr 10
A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords to prevent theft.

What You Need to Know About the Heartbleed Bug

By Bree Fowler | Apr 10
Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.

GM to Invest $449M in 2 Detroit-Area Factories

By Tom Krisher | Apr 10
General Motors plans to invest $449 million in two Detroit-area factories to build the next-generation Chevrolet Volt hybrid electric car and two unspecified new vehicles.

End of Widows XP Support Will be Trouble for Businesses

Apr 9
An estimated 25 percent of consumers and businesses are still using Windows XP. Microsoft’s plan to end support for the 12-year-old operating system could put anyone using the software at risk for cyber attacks.

Back on Stage: Boston Bombing Survivor Dances Again

Apr 9
Dance instructor Adrianne Haslet-Davis survived the Boston marathon bombing, but her left foot was amputated above the ankle. Haslet-Davis and host of CNN’s special report "The Survivor Diaries" Anderson Cooper join the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to disc

Nokia Gets Chinese Approval for Microsoft Deal

By Matti Huuhtanen | Apr 9
Nokia has received regulatory approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone unit to Microsoft Corp., removing one of the last major hurdles to the 5.4 billion-euro ($7.3 billion) deal.