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Head impact sensors: On-the-field placebo or danger?

Erik Sweeney hurled his body toward the opposing team's quarterback, wrapped his arms around him and pulled him to the ground. Seconds later, the back of his helmet socked the grass.

Former Raven, Texan signs with Jets

The New York Jets have added to their secondary with the signing of former Baltimore Raven and Houston Texan, Ed Reed.

Study shows 32% of workers with college degrees never found job related to major

According to a new study from Carreerbuilder, nearly 47 percent of those with college degrees said their first job out of college was unrelated to their major.

Cisco slumps 13% on weak sales and outlook

Cisco CEO John Chambers has been warning of an "inconsistent" global recovery for the past few months -- and on Wednesday he warned his company will continue to take a hit from it in the current quarter.

Southwest Airlines pilot apparently tells passengers 'We're going down'

As his plane made a rapid descent to normalize cabin pressure, a Southwest Airlines pilot went on the plane's loudspeaker and apparently told passengers the aircraft was going down.

Diabetes continues to spread around the world

On World Diabetes Day, news about the disease's global impact is dire.

Tumor Paint: Changing the way surgeons fight cancer

The audience at Pop! Tech's annual conference rose to its feet as Dr. Jim Olson wrapped up his talk on Tumor Paint.

2 college students placed on probation for remainder of educational career for using gun to scare suspected burglar

Two Gonzaga University students are on probation for the rest of their time at the Washington state school for using a gun to scare a man they say was trying to barge into their apartment, their lawyer said Tuesday.

Netflix TV gets major overhaul

Netflix users who stream video to their televisions will be seeing a major overhaul in the next few days.

Stocks inch higher amid Fed uncertainty

Stocks clawed back from early losses Wednesday and were modestly higher at midday. But investors are in a wait-and-see mode as the outlook for Federal Reserve policy remains cloudy.