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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.

A village for the homeless

By Caitlin Schmidt- Special to CNN (CNN) -- Imagine losing your job and the place you call home. You can't get into a shelter and end up on the streets. Soon, you barely remember the person you used to be.

Airports that tell you where you are

By Katia Hetter- CNN (CNN) -- Where are we? The question pops up in the startling moment when an airplane's wheels hit the runway and jolt dozing travelers awake.

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.