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Billionaire suggests 3-day work week

By Chris Isidore NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Mexican telecom billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week -- although with longer work days and a later retirement age.

Is it smarter to buy generic brands?

By Annalyn Kurtz NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Sudafed or Wal-Phed: Which would you choose?

There's a check in the mail for 6.8 million people

By Katie Lobosco NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- More than 6.8 million Americans will get a refund from their health insurer this summer.

AL man allegedly goes for circumcision, gets amputation

A Birmingham man says he went to the hospital for a circumcision, but instead, received an amputation. That's according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Jefferson County.

'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors

By Faith Karimi and Laura Smith-Spark- CNN (CNN) -- French forces secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali, and found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday.

Lower predicted sales numbers for back-to-school season has retailers competing this weekend

Back to school shopping is a $72 billion industry, which is why some stores have gotten an early jump on sales this summer.

3 Central American Presidents in Washington blame US for children crossing the border

Three Central American Presidents are in Washington today blaming the U.S. for the recent influx of children crossing the border without their parents.

Chief Ebola doctor overseeing cases in Sierre Leone contracts the virus

By Caleb Kellerman and Millicent Smith- CNN (CNN) -- A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.

Condemned murderer gasps for air more than an hour after execution drugs administered

Witnesses say condemned inmate Joseph Rudolf Wood gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday night in Arizona. He was finally pronounced dead almost two hours after it began.

International Flying Fears? BR Travelers React

Just getting on an airplane is already nerve-racking for a lot of people, even without the fear of the plane crashing.

47 dead, 11 injured in Taiwan plane crash

Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported. CNA cited Taiwanese Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih.

New app offers 30 minute alcohol deliveries to Denver residents

If you are looking to enjoy your favorite brew or liquor without having to go to the store, you may be in luck.

Doctor warns mouthguards won't protect young athletes from concussions

With school right around the corner, it's time for parents to start thinking about the safety of their budding athlete.