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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.

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Spark Electric Car's Price Sparks a Sales Run

CORPORATE | 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.

Toyota Promises to Help Find Cause of Takata Airbag Defects

LEGAL | 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.

Paralyzed Man Uses His Thoughts to Control a Robotic Arm

CORPORATE | By Alicia Chang | May 25
A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.

How Far a $15 Minimum Wage Goes in 6 US Cities

FINANCE | May 25
The minimum wage in Los Angeles could increase to $15 an hour by 2020 under a plan given initial approval by the City Council. Here's a look at how far that money could go in six cities, given living expenses.

CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

LEGAL | 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

LEGAL | 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

LEGAL | 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

23 Pct of US Adults with Health Coverage Underinsured

LEGAL | By Tom Murphy | May 22
Nearly a quarter of U.S. adults who were insured all last year lacked adequate protection from big medical bills based on their income, according to Commonwealth Fund research.

Drivers Set to Ask Fans How to Make Formula 1 More Exciting

CORPORATE | By Jerome Pugmire | May 22
Formula One drivers will ask fans for their views on how to improve the sport as part of an increased effort to make racing more exciting.

Is Your PC Strong Enough to Handle a Virtual Reality?

CORPORATE | 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.

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