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Dr. Kent Brantly's recovery continues in Atlanta; Nancy Writebol will soon be evacuated as well

As Ebola patient Dr. Kent Brantly's treatment continues at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, specialists say they are encouraged by the way he's responding.

The 5 'worst' consumer complaints

By Melanie Hicken NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- From "grandparent scams" to fraudulent investments, schemes targeting the elderly are by far the worst.

College-bound kids now registering for gifts

By Katie Lobosco NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Move over brides and expectant moms: Now college-bound kids want to be showered with gifts also.

Women on U.S. currency? 'A pretty good idea,' says Obama

By Jillian Eugenios NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Move over, George Washington. Eleanor Roosevelt might be taking your spot on the $1 bill.

Can Whole Foods turn itself around?

By Ben Rooney NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Once the King of Kale, Whole Foods is now fighting to maintain its share of an increasingly crowded market for healthy food.

Man goes from maximum security prison to tech entrepreneur

By Contessa Gayles NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Staying in touch with loved ones while incarcerated is the ultimate lifeline, according Marcus Bullock, creator of photo postcard app, Flikshop. He would know.

Are RadioShack's days numbered?

By Chris Isidore NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- RadioShack's future is about as bright as the VHS tapes it used to sell.

A lot more people in their 50s are working 3 jobs

By Patrick M. Sheridan NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Three jobs. That's the new reality for many older workers. Today, 115,000 people over the age of 55 are working three jobs, according to the Department of Labor.

Adult male 'My Little Pony' fans converge on Baltimore

"Bronycon 2014" is underway in Baltimore. The convention draws thousands of "bronies", fans of the cartoon "My Little Pony" who also happen to be adults...and male.

Former cop, firefighter feels heat as stand-up comic in North Carolina

Comedian Travis Howze is in the comedy hot seat every time he steps on stage. After years as a firefighter, policeman and Marine, he is used to the heat. But his career hasn't always been a laughing matter.

WWE slams workers by axing 7% of jobs

By Matt Egan NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- World Wrestling Entertainment is known for its bone-crushing body slams, but now the company is slamming its workers.

Facebook removing annoying requests to send friends gift cards

By Contessa Gayles NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Facebook is getting out of the business of gift card peddling.

Is the iPad doomed?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Tablet sales are "crashing," says Best Buy's CEO! IPad sales are sinking fast! Is this the beginning of the end for the tablet?

'Brutally honest' cover letter leads to job

(CNN) -- For fresh-faced college graduates looking to land that first job, standing out from the crowd is never easy. Matthew Ross did just that.