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Verizon inks deal to live-stream Sunday afternoon NFL games

Verizon extended its exclusive deal with the National Football League yesterday, which for the first time will include the ability for subscribers to stream Sunday afternoon games and playoffs on their phones.

Are you paying the iTunes tax?

That $1.29 iTunes song or $9.99 e-book may be more expensive than you think.

Fitness tracking gadgets go to the dogs

What is your dog doing right now? Is he taking a nap? Furiously digging a hole in your garden? Watching "Ellen" and nibbling on a throw pillow?

Report: Some 20 baseball players may face suspension in doping scandal

Major League Baseball is set to suspend some 20 players in the coming weeks due to a scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs, according to an ESPN report.

Fires, floods, storms: Mother Nature sends extremes across U.S.

Tempestuous weather is striking the United States on four fronts. It seems as if Mother Nature is trying to throw much of the nation one extreme or another. Here's a roundup:

VIDEO: Philadelphia building collapses, people believed to be trapped

As many as 10 people are believed to be trapped in the rubble of a building that collapsed Wednesday morning in Philadelphia, city Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers said, according to CNN affiliate WPVI.

BREAKING: Judge accepts Colorado theater shooter's plea of 'not guilty by reason of insanity'

A judge on Tuesday accepted a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity by Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes, according to CNN affiliates KMGH and KUSA.

Report shows lavish spending at IRS conference

The Internal Revenue Service spent millions of taxpayer dollars on everything from event planners' commissions to speakers' fees to guest prizes to parody videos at a 2010 conference, an audit of the agency shows.

Amazon Prime scores Viacom shows after Netflix deal expires

Netflix let its Viacom streaming deal expire last month, and Amazon took advantage immediately.