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YouTube creators target Vine, Instagram with MixBit

The people who created YouTube are getting into the quickie-video app business ... with a twist.

New NFL bag policy to be in effect this year to enhance public safety

The NFL is enhancing its public safety policy this year to include the type of bag you can bring into the stadium. This is a league-wide policy that applies to all stadiums including the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Why more Amber alerts will be waking you up

Many Californians were startled awake Monday night and early Tuesday morning by Amber Alerts that made screeching noises on their cell phones. Some people even took to Twitter to complain. They better get used to it.

Nidal Hasan hopes for death in Fort Hood killings, lawyers say

A military judge could rule Thursday on a defense claim that admitted Fort Hood gunman Maj. Nidal Hasan is trying to force the court to sentence him to death.

Budget cuts spell end of fire-ravaged nuclear sub

Casey James Fury simply didn't want to be at work, and in the process cost the Navy nearly a half-billion dollars and one attack submarine.

Yahoo is getting a new logo

Under CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo might still be trying to shed its image as a relic of the 1990s Internet era. But hey, it's getting a new logo!

Music industry mourns the loss of George Duke

Jazz great George Duke, a visionary keyboardist, producer, composer and arranger, has died in Los Angeles. He was 67.

Worker wages: Wendy's vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco

Can a company make money and also pay its workers well?

Nutritional company expands voluntary recall of diet supplement

A national nutritional company has expanded a recall of supplements due to an undeclared drug ingredient.

Mars rover Curiosity celebrates 1 year on Red Planet

One of the first photos it sent home showed a self-portrait of its shadow.