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September 18th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

California wildfire apparently arson

A man has been taken into custody in connection with the latest wildfire ravaging over 70,000 acres in California. Full story

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Filed under: California • Dan Simon • Environment • fire
February 6th, 2014
07:16 PM ET

Snipers attack U.S. electrical grid

CNN's Dan Simon reports on escalating fears about the vulnerability of the nation's power grid after a group of snipers attacked a plant in San Jose, California - and never got caught.


Filed under: Dan Simon • energy • National security • Terror
November 15th, 2013
06:47 PM ET

Batkid to the rescue!

"Gotham City" had an extra set of hands fighting crime as Miles Scott got his wish to save the city as Batkid. CNN's Dan Simon reports on the best story of the week.


Filed under: Batkid • Dan Simon
July 18th, 2013
11:21 AM ET

Police are tracking where you drive

Police around the United States are recording the license plates of passing drivers and storing the information for years with little privacy protection, the American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday.

The information potentially allows authorities to track the movements of everyone who drives a car.

FULL STORY

Filed under: ACLU • Dan Simon
July 15th, 2013
11:12 AM ET

Third Asiana 214 crash victim dies

Authorities say a minor who had been in critical condition after a Boeing 777 crashed in San Francisco has died.

RELATED STORY: Asiana to proceed with TV station suit, but NTSB is off the hook

July 9th, 2013
11:08 AM ET

Speed may be a factor in Asiana crash

Evidence suggests Asiana Flight 214 might have been flying too slow to land safely at San Francisco's airport Saturday.

RELATED STORY: Asiana Flight 214 was traveling slower than recommended on landing

March 27th, 2013
02:16 PM ET

Teen's app makes him millions

Yahoo spends millions to buy 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio's app, Summly. Dan Simon reports on the newest tech wiz-kid.

RELATED STORY: Yahoo pays a large sum for Summly


Filed under: Dan Simon • Tech
May 18th, 2012
08:57 AM ET

Facebook plans for all night 'hackathon'

CNN's Dan Simon talks to Wolf Blitzer about Facebook employees prepping for an all-night "hackathon" coding session.

RELATED STORY:
Internet greets Facebook's IPO price with glee, skepticism


Filed under: Dan Simon • Facebook • Tech
September 6th, 2011
02:45 PM ET

Missing iPhone a high-tech mystery

CNN's Dan Simon reports on Apple's efforts to track down a suspected prototype for the iPhone 5.

RELATED STORY: Police assisted Apple in search of man's home


Filed under: Apple • Crime • Dan Simon • Tech