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CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

May 22
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.

US State Dept. Employee Faces Hacking Charges

By Jeff Martin | May 22
A U.S. State Department employee is accused of sending threatening emails to college-aged women in the U.S. from his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London, authorities said.

Back Home on Earth: SpaceX Craft Returns from Space Station

By Marcia Dunn | May 22
A SpaceX Dragon capsule is back on Earth with a full load of cargo, after a quick trip home from the International Space Station. The capsule, containing more than 3,000 pounds of experiments and equipment, splashed into the Pacific just off the Southern

Is Your PC Strong Enough to Handle a Virtual Reality?

May 22
As cool as virtual reality gaming might be, the odds of your computer being strong enough to handle it are pretty slim. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins CBSN to explain why.

America's Bee Colonies Dying at an Alarming Rate

May 22
Honey bees are an essential part of U.S. food production, but they're dying off at an alarming rate. And as Mark Albert reports, scientists don't know what's causing the sharp increase.

House Presses Senate to Pass Domestic Surveillance Changes

By Ken Dilanian | May 21
House leaders are pressing the Senate to take up a bill that ends the National Security Agency's collection of American telephone records but preserves other surveillance powers.

LGBTQA Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Gaming Convention Sets Dates

By EDGE | May 21
HavenCon offers gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning and allied community members a fun, safe haven filled with gaming experiences, geek activities, incredible artwork, and pop culture panels from industry professionals and local talents.

Gay Fighting Video Game Released in Time for Pride

By EDGE | May 21
In time for this year's pride season, Handsome Women Productions, in collaboration with Bearded Man Studios, presents the world's first gay fighting game, "Gay Fighter Supreme," with ten LGBT fighters.

6 Chinese Nationals Charged with Stealing US Trade Secrets

By Paul Elias | May 20
Three Chinese nationals who earned advanced degrees from the University of Southern California and three others have been charged with stealing wireless technology from a pair of U.S. companies.

Advocacy Group: Wind Turbine Rules Needed to Protect Birds

By John Flesher | May 20
Federal guidelines from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service urge wind energy developers to locate turbines with special care in places such as the "Thumb" region of Michigan's mitten-shaped Lower Peninsula - or avoid them altogether.

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