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FAA allowing most electronic device use throughout flights

Airplane travelers will soon be able to watch videos and play games with their electronic devices throughout their entire flight -- and not just above a certain altitude -- the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday in a long-anticipated

Kraft cheese products recalled for premature spoiling

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their "Best When Used By" code dates, leading to product discoloration.

Goldman wants junior bankers to take weekends off

Goldman Sachs is encouraging its junior investment bankers to take weekends off.

How to cover a big storm on a little screen

A twisted boardwalk, a glowing carousel flooded with water and a cresting river breaching its banks.

While Kanye talks wedding plans, Kim K. plans to take his name

There's no such thing as arrogance for Kanye West when it comes to love and romance.

Here she is, the Miss America you don't know

Nina Davuluri changed the face of the American girl next door after she became the first Miss America of Indian descent.

VIDEO: Mom of 2-year-old pumpkin theft victim lays down the hammer to suspected thief

A mother in Washington posted a "special message" for the thief that stole her toddler's pumpkin. This is two-year-old Tommy Reina, and these pumpkins represent his family.

'Feel' objects in thin air: The future of touch technology

Touch technology has come a long way in the last decade.

Human remains found in California treatment plants

Human remains have been found in two separate treatment plants in Los Angeles County, authorities said Monday. An upper torso of a female, possibly Hispanic, was discovered in a waste treatment plant in Bassett.

With Obama on way, Democrat widens lead in crucial governor's race

With one week to go until Election Day, a new poll indicates Democrat Terry McAuliffe has opened up a double-digit lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the much-watched battle for Virginia governor.