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Electronic junk gives adults with autism a career path in Colorado

Turning junk into an opportunity is all in a day's work at Blue Star Recyclers in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Mayflies cause mayhem at north end of Mississippi River

Mayfly mayhem is causing problems in western Wisconsin. Pierce County deputies say a three car crash near Hager City when a driver lost control on the slippery road covered in mayflies.

MMA fighter turned convenience store clerk thwarts Houston robbery

A Houston, Texas convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers on July 10, and the entire incident was caught on camera.

With two months of summer left, the air conditioner may need a tune-up

R-22 Freon is being phased out and replaced by a new more environmentally friendly refrigerant called R-410A.

UN urge Israel & Palestine to stop violence, but neither side shows signs of stopping

Today begins a holy day in the Middle East, marking the end of Ramadan, and a meeting early this morning.

New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

By Stephanie Smith- CNN (CNN) -- In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.

8 rights of pregnant women at work

By Annalyn Kurtz NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Women still get fired simply because they're pregnant. In the last fiscal year, government agencies received 5,370 charges alleging pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

By Saundra Young CNN (CNN) -- He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.

A pop-up public living room

By Jamie Gumbrecht- CNN (CNN) -- When Eddy Kaijser and a small group of designers came together to discuss what was missing from their Rotterdam neighborhood, the discussion swirled around comfortable, homey public spaces.

Study: Massive solar storm barely missed us in 2012

By Carter Maguire- CNN (CNN) -- "Here comes the sun" indeed, and it was just barely all right.

Dark Mail: Email that hides from the NSA

By Jose Pagliery NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- You can run from NSA surveillance -- but you can't hide. One way or another, the U.S. government will be able to snoop on your personal conversations.

Avoid the rush! Some ERs are taking appointments

By Anna Gorman- Kaiser Health News

You're not cool enough for Facebook's newest app

By James O'Toole NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Call it Facebook for the famous.