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NASA prepares for comet visit to Mars

(CNN) -- A comet is speeding toward a close-encounter with Mars. Comet Siding Spring is expected to come within 87,000 miles of Mars at about 2:27 p.m. ET on Sunday -- very close for a comet flyby.

U.S. Ebola breakdown update of cases, precautions

(CNN) -- As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States, and one U.S. citizen died abroad having never returned to the States.

Many U.S. children are growing up in poverty

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Over 48 million Americans live in poverty, according to a special report by the Census Bureau Thursday.

Google expects technology to guide people in making smarter decisions

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Google's chairman says the search giant can create your ideal artificial personal assistant. The catch? You need to give up more and more of your personal information.

Social media may cause anxiety in teens

Editor's note: Kelly Wallace is CNN's digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She is a mom of two girls.

Researchers say Snapchat offers false privacy promises

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The photo-sharing app Snapchat offers a false sense of privacy by promising it will erase photos.

Virginia mom says classroom tool caused son's seizures

New Kent County, VA (WTVR) -- A New Kent County mother says the electronic whiteboard in her child's classroom is giving her son seizures.

Parents learn to cope with their sons' condition

(CNN) -- We found out I was pregnant in August 2012. It was time to start our family, time to start the next chapter of our lives. The next months were going to be the best time in our lives.

Diamond cables could be breakthrough to space travel

(CNN) -- Want to ride an elevator into space? While the idea has been around for more than 100 years, a breakthrough in nanotechnology could mean we will be riding into space on a cable made of diamonds.

Do you know where your history is derived from?

(CNN) -- "This is the house?" my mom asks, turning around. "Yes," says our guide. "This is where your grandmother was born."

Married father becomes regular sperm donor

(CNN) -- As more and more couples seek medical help to have children, there's a high demand for sperm donors.

New fundraising project could monetize social projects, charities on facebook

(CNN) -- You've heard of crowdfunding -- raising funds through donations on the internet -- well, get ready for "like" funding.

ADD diagnosis might not be so bad after all

(CNN) -- It's widely known that Asian cultures put a high level of importance on intelligence. In many Asian families, parents expect their kids to perform well in school and eventually go on to university.

Archaeologist explores thousand-year-old undiscovered mysterious shipwreck

(CNN) -- In the azure waters off the rocky coast of Antikythera, a remote island in the Mediterranean with a population of less than 50, lies one of the most mysterious shipwrecks of all time.

How a stay at home mom became a successful 'Gun Sense' activist

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Your gun is not welcome at Target or Chipotle. And that's not by accident. It all started with one woman's quest to prevent the next Newtown.