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New imaging satellite could spot details as small as a football

DigitalGlobe's WorldView-4 satellite will provide private-sector commercial imagery capable of detecting features just 12 inches across

Earth vulnerable to major asteroid strike, top scientist warns

"We are not fully prepared" for the threat of an asteroid strike, says President Obama's chief science adviser

China launches spacelab, paving way to large station

China's Tiangong-2 spacelab will serve as a base for rotating crews before assembly of a large space station begins in the early 2020s

Samsung blames manufacturing flaw for battery fires

Samsung is blaming a manufacturing flaw for causing some of its Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire. The government is warning owners to turn them off. The same kind of batteries power most everything in our mobile world, so Jericka Duncan found out more about them.

Samsung blames manufacturing flaw for Galaxy fires

Samsung has recalled the affected phones which have flaw in the lithium ion battery, which is popular for it's light weight and storage ability

CIA director: More hacks likely on election system

A growing concern this election year is that Russian hackers may try to tamper with election systems, releasing information for their agenda. CIA Director John Brennan said Russian hackers have been breaking into U.S. political websites for years, and more hacks are likely, reports Jeff Pegues.

Sober people make drinkers feel drunker

Some surprising factors may influence how people perceive their own level of intoxication

Twitter app aims live-stream video at your TV

The live-stream app comes just as Twitter begins its live streams of 10 NFL Thursday Night Football games

Pluto is "spray-painting" the poles of its moon Charon

A new study in the journal Nature may explain the coloring on Pluto's frozen moon

Neil deGrasse Tyson on "StarTalk," 2016 elections

One of America's best-known scientists discusses great moments from his Emmy-nominated talk show, and what's missing in this presidential campaign

Best new features in Apple's iOS 10

Apple's latest operating system has lots of bells and whistles you can try out after you hit "update"

Invasion of the pizza-making robots

A Silicon Valley startup aims to transform the pizzeria into an autonomous kitchen -– just the first wave of its kind

Is the iPhone 7 worth it? First reviews are in

A roundup of some top tech reporters' first impressions of Apple's new iPhone 7

Blue Origin's massive new rocket

Blue Origin's massive new rocket "New Glenn" will rival SpaceX's Flacon 9 rocket in a new kind of space race. Chief astronomer at The Franklin Institute and Planetarium director Derrick Pitts joins CBSN with more.

Lawmakers taking aim at greedy online ticket bots

When Adele released tickets for her U.S. tour, 750,000 tickets sold out in just minutes thanks to bots

NYC: Don't use Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on trains, buses

The nation's largest subway system is taking no chances with the now-recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which has been linked to dangerous fires

Apple's iOS 10 is here – should you update now or wait?

Know exactly what you're getting before clicking "update" on the latest mobile operating system

Lightning strikes deadlier than tornadoes this year

The toll “does seem to be unusually high,” due to an unusual combination of factors

Hubble telescope captures beauty of nearby galaxy

Behold a rare sight: bright-blue wisps of glowing gas and sparkling young stars in one of the closest galaxies to Earth

Behind the growing risk of lithium-ion battery fires on flights

Samsung reportedly plans to update Galaxy Note 7 software to prevent the smartphones from overheating. The company recalled the device last week because of reports that its lithium-ion batteries are exploding and causing fires. The FAA has warned flyers about using the phones on commercial flights. Kris Van Cleave reports on the steps airlines are taking to reduce the risks.

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