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As Drought Turns To Flood, Farmers Get 'Weather Whiplash'

In the past three years, Midwestern farmers have seen flooding, then record-setting drought, and now flooding again. "As much as we think we have things cornered and we know what's going to be happening, you just don't know what will happen," a meteorologist says.

Court To Monsanto: You Said You Won't Sue, So You Can't

Monsanto has said that it won't sue anyone for accidentally growing trace amounts of its patented crops. Now, that promise is legally binding, a federal appeals court says.

Surveillance Scandal Ups Sales Of Orwell's '1984'

Sales of the George Orwell classic have risen nearly 6,000 percent since news of the NSA's secret surveillance program broke. The book was first published 64 years ago last week.

Vodafone Announces Bid For Germany's Biggest Cable Company

Vodafone is trying to buy Kabel Deutschland. The reported offer of more than $13 billion marks a major change in strategy for Vodafone. Up until now it has focused almost entirely on the mobile phone market.

Technology Columnist Sheds Light On New Bulbs

Buying a light bulb isn't as simple as it used to be. Now, you can choose a light bulb that will save you money because it uses less power. And, you can pick a bulb that might last longer than you do. Linda Wertheimer talks to Rich Jaroslovsky, technology columnist for Bloomberg News, about the latest light bulb technology.

Google Acquires Israeli Mapping Service Waze

Waze makes a crowds-sourced traffic app that uses input from drivers. It will complement Google's mapping capability. The deal is seen by many as a defensive move by Google to keep Waze from being acquired by Apple or Facebook.