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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.

Deputies burn 30,000 marijuana plants in front of Tennessee sheriff's office

A Grundy County, Tennessee sheriff's deputy hunting rabbits stumbled onto something else entirely: more than 30,000 marijuana plants.

Recent increase in cases of kids left in hot cars motivate entrepreneurs to create devices to help

Some parents of small children who have been paying particular attention to the tragic stories of infants being left in hot cars recently are taking steps to keep it from happening again.

One of two Americans infected with ebola virus will be brought to Atlanta for treatment

As the death toll from the Ebola outbreak grows in africa a hospital in the United States is preparing to care for a patient suffering from the deadly virus.

Report says 'lack of oversight' to blame in botched rollout

Management breakdowns led to the failure of the $840-million federal health care enrollment website last fall according to a harsh new government report.

Duck and dog make unlikely best friend duo in North Carolina

An unlikely pair is turning heads on the North Carolina coast: a duck who thinks he is a dog, and a dog who has become best friends with the duck, and can be spotted playing, swimming and sleeping together.

625lb Michigan man claims he is 'too big' for courtroom

A Grand Rapids, Michigan man claiming he's too large to go to court to face the felony charges says he's already suffering enough.

Chicken pox delays deportation of illegal immigrants from New Mexico

A chicken pox outbreak has halted the deportation of more than 600 illegal immigrants housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico.