A group of tourists embark on a New York harbor cruise on October 12, 2013 in New york City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Vendor In The Battery Says Illegal Vendors Costing New York City Thousands

Statue Cruises is the only line that takes tourists to the island, but their COO, Michael Burke, said illegal vendors are shiphoning off potential customers with lies.


C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Car (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.


Karim Kharbouch (credit: Connecticut Science Fair Association, Inc.)

Bridgeport High School Student Creates Flexible Seaweed Battery

Among the finalists up for the Intel science prize tonight is Karim Kharbouch, a 17-year-old from the Bridgeport Regional Aquaculture Science and Technology Education Center.


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Sree Tips: Keeping Your Smartphone Battery Going

Smartphones have gotten so much smarter these days, with all kinds of cool new features. They are really mini computers. But the battery life continues to be awful.


U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan - Feb. 15, 2013 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

LaHood Delivers Check For New York Sandy Transportation Rebuilding

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood stopped by the Battery Friday to bring New York a check for $287 million to rebuild roads, bridges, and tunnels damaged by superstorm Sandy and other storms.


Andruw Jones mugshot (credit: Gwinnett County Detention Center)

Cops: Former Yankee Andruw Jones Arrested Following Domestic Dispute

Former Yankees outfielder Andruw Jones has been freed on bond following an arrest on a battery charge, according to jail records.


The iPhone. (credit: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images)

Ask Asa: Extending Your Cell Phone Battery

It happens all the time, you pull out your cell phone to make a call and the battery is dead, but there are ways to avoid running out of power so quickly.


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Rangers’ Sean Avery Arrested For Shoving Officer In California

Rangers agitator Sean Avery allegedly took his tough-guy act off the ice early Friday morning. As first reported by TMZ, Avery was arrested in California for shoving a police officer “who was trying to break up a loud party at his home in the Hollywood Hills.”


Lindsay Lohan, left, arrives for a probation violation hearing at Beverly Hills Courthouse in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Rehab Center Staffer Accuses Lohan Of Battery

Lindsay Lohan is under investigation for an alleged misdemeanor battery against a female staffer at a rehab facility where the actress is receiving treatment, authorities said Tuesday.



Are Lithium-Ion Batteries An Airplane Security Threat?

Incidents in the last few years have raised questions over whether lithium-ion batteries — commonly found in computers and phones — could pose a security risk.


Car charging station (credit: CBS file)

NYC Opens First Electric Car Charging Station

NEW YORK (CBS) ― It was a first in New York City’s quest to go green. The Big Apple opened its first car charging station for electric vehicles on Wednesday. The station is located at […]

CBS 2–07/15/2010