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'Canceled': When it Makes Sense to Close a Credit Card

By Alex Veiga | May 29
New credit card offers can be tempting, especially when they tout a lower interest rate or more attractive rewards than what's in your wallet.

Sierra All Terrain Does it all for Serious Truck Enthusiasts

By Ann M. Job | May 29
Trucks aren't bare-bones workhorses anymore and GMC's new Sierra HD All Terrain pickup proves it -- with standard fancy chrome wheels, leather-trimmed seats with accent stitching, standard four-wheel drive and technology that reads text messages to you.

Should Employers Pay More for After-Hours Email?

May 29
Off-the-clock emails are prompting a lawsuit and possible legislation regarding overtime pay. In a new Pew Research poll, 39 percent of workers say smartphones have made their working hours more flexible, but 35% say they are also putting in longer hours.

Amazon's New 'Handmade' Service Aims to Rival Etsy

May 29
Amazon is launching a new service to compete with Etsy. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with the details.

Online Stylists for the Shopping-Averse

By Barbara Ortutay | May 28
Stitch Fix, an online styling and clothing-delivery service, added maternity wear as an option. In comparison, Keaton Row is an online service that pairs you up with a real-life stylist.

Congress Wants to Know how Thieves Stole Tax Info from IRS

By Stephen Ohlemacher | May 28
Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website.

Big-Box Retailers Work to Reclaim Shoppers

May 28
Mega stores like Walmart and Target are trying to re-energize sales after losing customers to online rivals like Amazon. CBS News financial contributor Mellody Hobson discusses the new moves being made by America's largest retailers.

Food Track Tech: Swipe a Code, Meet Your Fisherman

By Patrick Whittle | May 26
A group of scientists and fishermen said the technology isn't about a gimmick so much as survival. They're developing a tool they say will allow consumers to learn the backstory of a piece of fish while standing in the supermarket with their smartphone.

French Open Selfie Seeker Upsets Roger Federer

May 26
After an easy straight-set win over Alejandro Falla at the French Open, a young man rushed the court to try to get a picture of himself and Roger Federer, who did not look pleased. Julianna Goldman reports.

Exotic Beauty Pleads Guilty in Google Exec's Yacht Death

May 26
An exotic beauty charged with injecting a Google executive with heroin and leaving him to die on his yacht pleads guilty -- "48 Hours" was in court as she learned her fate. Maureen Maher joins "CBS This Morning" to preview Tuesday's "48 Hours."

Google Doodle Honors Lesbian Astronaut Sally Ride

By Winnie McCroy | May 26
In honor of what would have been her 64th birthday, Google has unveiled a special "Behind the Doodle" animation video for trailblazing astronaut Sally Ride.

Spark Electric Car's Price Sparks a Sales Run

By Ann M. Job | May 26
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet's 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax credit can make for a super deal.

Ready for Liquor Bottles Smart Enough to Talk to Smart Phones?

May 25
Bluetooth technology is changing the way drinkers - and barkeeps - are interacting with their bottles.

After a Decade Online, YouTube is Redefining Celebrity

May 25
In its 10-years of existence, YouTube has evolved from a playground for kitty videos to a $20 billion visual menagerie.

Toyota Promises to Help Find Cause of Takata Airbag Defects

By Yuri Kageyama | May 25
Toyota vowed to help pinpoint the cause of a defect in air bags used in more than 50 million vehicles worldwide, saying the auto industry risks losing the trust of car buyers if the problem drags on unresolved.

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