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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.

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.