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Obama wants to make 5 million more workers eligible for overtime

An estimated 5 million more salaried workers may soon become automatically eligible for overtime pay.

That's according to President Obama, who on Monday evening previewed a key part of a proposed change to overtime rules.

Today, the only way you're aut...

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Puerto Rico wants to be able to declare bankruptcy

Puerto Rico's governor has a message for Washington D.C: change the law, we want the right to declare bankruptcy.

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Greece could be biggest national default in history

If Greece defaults on its debt, it will be the biggest default by a country in history.

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Why Puerto Rico's economy is in a 'death spiral'

Puerto Rico's economy is heading into a "death spiral" right now.

That's how the commonwealth's governor, Alejandro García Padilla, summed up the situation in an interview with the New York Times. Puerto Rico owes about $73 billion in debt, which Pad...

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Emmanuel Tambakakis

Global markets spooked by looming 'leap second'

You won't even notice it -- it will literally pass by in a second. But markets around the world are frantically trying to avoid a leap second that threatens to disrupt global trading on Tuesday.

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Connoisseur travelers choose airline based on drink options

Whenever Ben Schlappig travels from his home in Los Angeles to Europe, he flies Singapore Airlines.

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China stocks free fall into a bear market

China stocks resumed their dramatic slide Monday as investors pulled out of the market despite a decision by the central bank to cut interest rates to a record low.

The Shanghai Composite swung between massive gains and losses before closing down 3.3%...

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The very big risks of the Greek debt crisis

Greece is spiraling ever deeper into a financial and political crisis that could end with it becoming the first country to crash out of the euro.

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Hyundai named official NFL auto sponsor in 4-year deal

Hyundai and the National Football League announced on Monday that the Korean-based automaker would become the league's latest auto sponsor in a deal that will last four years.

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Naming your baby Quinoa could win you $10K

Expecting a baby in the next couple of days? Hours?

The grossest health concerns of summer

You are not the only one who thrives in the summer and loves its warm, long days. Bacteria and other microbes that cause food poisoning, diarrhea and just general grossness also flourish, threatening to make it a season to be sick.

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