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Sick leave policies pick up steam

Biviana Lagunas must skip class or her part-time job when her 4-year-old germ-magnet brother Derik is running a fever, because their mother has no paid time off.

That could change, because the San Diego city council was one of two cities -- the other ...

Stock traders

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Telecom bounce not enough to buoy stocks

The summer doldrums appear to be officially here. Stocks didn't do much Tuesday -- a day after the market was mostly spinning its wheels.

Facebook on phone

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Facebook: Get Messenger or else

For mobile users who text with friends via Facebook, it's almost time to download the social-media giant's dedicated app for doing so, or lose the ability.

Sunscreen on woman's back at the beach

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Surgeon general issues skin cancer warning

Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.

General Mills

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General Mills to demand suppliers cut greenhouse gases

The maker of Cheerios says climate change isn't just bad for humanity, it's bad for business.

So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes insisting that its suppliers take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as water usage...

Arby's Super Stack sandwich

Arby's

Arby's: More meat is mightier

Fast-food restaurants' push for protein has led Arby's to offer the new Mega Meat Stacks.

Amazon 3-D printing store

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Amazon launches 3-D printing store

The future of retail: manufactured by a 3-D printer, delivered by drone.

Bunch o Balloons kickstarter

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Water balloon lovers pledge $645,000 on Kickstarter

It's summertime and water balloon lovers are uniting ... on Kickstarter.

Bunch o Balloons -- a hose attachment that allows multiple balloons to be filled at once -- raised over $645,000 on the crowdfunding platform in a week, far exceeding its goal of...

Delta in-flight entertainment

From Delta

Delta to offer free entertainment on U.S. flights

Airlines aren't known for giving away services.

But Delta Air Lines says it will offer free movies, TV shows, music and video games on all U.S. flights that are 90 minutes or more, starting Friday.

Condo with 'poor' door

CNN

Enter through 'Poor Door': Income 'segregation' in NY

It's a tale of two cities in Manhattan, as the city OK'd plans for a luxury condominium with a separate door for low-income residents.

For sale sign 2

CNN

Home price increases continue at slower pace

Home prices continued to rise this spring, but the pace of increase has slowed since late last year.

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