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  • Puma Unveils Runner Racing Robot

    CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — “Everyone runs faster when there's something to beat." That's the idea behind athletic company Puma's new Beat Bot -- a tiny, shoebox-sized rolling robot that's designed to do for runners what that little electric rabbit does for racing dogs.The 'bot has a […]

  • Takata Airbag Recall More Than Doubling in Size, Source Says

    KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Takata's airbag recall could more than double in size. A source familiar with the planned expansion confirms to ABC News that on Wednesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will announce an expansion of the Takata airbag recall, adding 35 to 40 million […]

  • Stocks Tumble After Weak China Growth Data

    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street lost its gains from the day before as oil prices tumbled and investors worried about China's slow growth. The Dow dropped 140.25 (0.78 percent) to close at 17,750.91. The Nasdaq fell 54.37 (1.13 percent) to finish at 4,763.22, while the S&P gave up 18.06 (0.87 percent) to […]

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  • Happy "Star Wars" Day!

    Lucasfilm/Disney(NEW YORK) -- Wednesday is May 4th, and thanks to a punny 1979 London Evening News headline and a legion of die-hard fans, it's known the world over as "Star Wars Day." The headline about the election of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher -- "May the […]

  • "The Voice": Team Pharrell Down to One Artist

    Trae Patton/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- Pharrell Williams has only one artist remaining on his The Voice team following the latest results show. Daniel Passino, who was "Instantly Saved" last week, was eliminated Tuesday night, losing a social media vote to Nick Hagelin of Team Christina Aguilera. That leaves Hannah Huston as […]

  • J.K. Rowling Apologizes for the Death of "Harry Potter" Character

    Eamonn McCormack/WireImage(LONDON) -- If you’re a true Harry Potter fan, every May 2 means puddles of water on your desk -- not because you’ve been practicing the aguamenti spell, but because the date marks the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, which means lots and lots of tears. Each year, […]