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National & World National Guard troops fan through Baltimore to quell unrest (Updated) National Guard troops fan through Baltimore to quell unrest (Photo Gallery)
National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.

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National & World (Updated) National Guard troops fan through Baltimore to quell unrest (Photo Gallery)
National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
Investigations Investigation: How companies monitor your car (Video)
"Carfax gets vehicle information from over 92,000 sources across North America, and many of those are service and repair locations," said Chris Basso, Carfax PR manager. "That tells us the odometer reading, the work that they did on the vehicle, and the mileage that they noted on the time it was brought in for service."

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Sports Warriors trying to stay sharp while waiting for 2nd round
Coach Steve Kerr played golf as soon as he got back to the Bay Area. Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and several assistant coaches watched the Santa Cruz Warriors win the NBA Development League championship. And star Stephen Curry missed Monday's practice due to an undisclosed personal reason.
Sports Orioles' game in Baltimore postponed due to safety concerns
Rioters have looted stores and thrown rocks and bricks at Baltimore police in the wake of the mysterious spinal injury of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody. The epicenter of the protests is less than a mile from the ballpark.

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Home Watch: Cellphone cam catches stage collapse Watch: Cellphone cam catches stage collapse (Video)
A student's cellphone camera captured the moment that a stage collapsed during the end of a high school performance in central Indiana. More than a dozen people were hurt, one critically.
Home College kegger: University gets in on craft brew College kegger: University gets in on craft brew (Video)
Theres never been a shortage of beer on college campuses. But students at Cal Poly-Pomona are learning how to brew, serving their product to classmates, and hoping to land jobs in craft breweries when they graduate.
Home 'Tutu Tuesday' eases fears at Florida hospital 'Tutu Tuesday' eases fears at Florida hospital
Doctors and nurses have started wearing ballet tutus every Tuesday to cheer up young hospital patients at a Florida hospital. It started with a request made by a nervous patient -- now, almost the entire staff is wearing the tutus.

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Business Aetna raises 2015 outlook after 1Q earnings tops forecasts Aetna raises 2015 outlook after 1Q earnings tops forecasts
Aetna has hiked its 2015 forecast beyond analyst expectations after booking a 17-percent jump in first-quarter earnings, as enrollment gains and moderate medical cost growth helped the nation's third-largest health insurer.

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Technology Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved
A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations.
Technology Bezos, Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race
An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart.

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Business Truckers at huge seaport complex strike; impact minimal
Hundreds of truck drivers who haul goods from docks at the nation's busiest seaport complex walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their earnings and employment status, but the impact on international commerce did not appear to be significant.

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Health Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns
PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
Health Bakersfield girl gets custom 3D-printed prosthetic hand (Video)
The mother and daughter met with a maker called Fathom out in Oakland. Fathom made Isabella a custom 3D-printed prosthetic hand. Isabella personalized it with hot pink coloring, Care Bears, and even a little diamond ring.