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N.J. District Tries To Get Around Snow Days With ‘Virtual School Days’

Can technology trump Mother Nature when she delivers a brutal winter like this one? School districts counting up the snow days are hoping so.

02/26/2014

Space Saving Bags (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Protesters Occupy Wall Street  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest Spreads To Jersey City, Trenton

You don’t have to live in New York to be fed up with Wall Street. Now, the movement has found its way across the Hudson River.

10/06/2011

A utility crew is seen at work in Lewisboro, NY - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

President Obama Signs Irene Disaster Declaration For Upstate New York Counties

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.

08/31/2011

Chris Coon (credit: Ask A Million)

New York City Homeless Man On Mission For A Million Dollars

How long would it take to get one dollar from a million people in New York City? A 29-year-old homeless man is trying to find out.

06/30/2011

In this undated photo provided by the journal Pediatrics, a 12 year-old boy is pictured using a laptop on balanced on his bare legs. According to recent medical reports, exposing skin to the high temperatures created by laptops can lead to "toasted skin syndrome," an unusual-looking mottled skin condition caused by long-term heat exposure. (AP Photo/HO via Quincy Hearld-Whig)

‘Toasted Skin Syndrome’ Warning For Laptop Users

Have you ever worked on your laptop computer with it sitting on your lap, heating up your legs? If so, you might want to rethink that habit.

CBS New York–10/04/2010