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CDC: Flu shot less effective this year because current flu virus has mutated

This year's flu vaccine is not as effective against the current strain of the influenza virus because the virus has mutated, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday in an advisory to doctors.

Faster than a speeding bullet? Meet the world's first 1000mph car

What has a jet engine, a rocket booster and travels on a set of aluminum wheels? It's the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC) and it has plans to hit the world land speed record of 1000mph.

Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' song hits Billboard charts

Jennifer Lawrence isn't just an Oscar-winning actress. She's now a chart-climbing singer, too.

Meet the $7 smartwatch

The Apple Watch will sell for $349 when it hits stores next year. Motorola's Moto 360 goes for $249 and Samsung's smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, starts at $199. Now, a Chinese company wants to sell you one for $7.

VIRAL VIDEO: Adorable little girl explains how cow got in home

CUTE ALERT! An absolutely adorable video of a little girl explaining to her mother how the cow got into her home has gone viral.

Faster than a speeding bullet? Meet the world's first 1000mph car

 (CNN) -- What has a jet engine, a rocket booster and travels on a set of aluminum wheels?

Verizon is killing off 3G

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Verizon has begun cutting off 3G.

Rand Paul blames Eric Garner's death on high NYC cigarette tax

In 2010, the New York State Legislature passed a law raising taxes on cigarettes purchased in New York City to $5.85 per pack of 20 cigarettes.

Chrysler will replace airbags in 149,000 trucks

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Chrysler will replace the airbags in 149,150 older trucks amid growing concerns about a defect that can cause them to expl

Happy 20th birthday, PlayStation!

 (CNN) -- The PlayStation gaming console wrapped up its second decade on Wednesday, and Sony celebrated by looking to the past.