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Preventing Worker Burnout Can Boost The Bottom Line

Weary employees could need more than just time off to re-energize. Some employers have ditched the time cards, let workers set their own schedules or allow them to rotate jobs to prevent burnout.

New York Boosts Pay For Thousands With Hourly Wage Hike

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that raises the hourly rate from under $11.90 to $13.13 an hour for thousands of fast-food and retail workers.

WATCH LIVE: CDC Press Conference Of First Ebola Case In United States

Federal officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States. The CDC will have a press conference at 5:30.

BRAIN Initiative Bets on Wearable Scanners, Laser-Controlled Cells

A wearable PET scanner and lasers that could control individual brain circuits are among the projects funded by a $46 million federal effort to accelerate research on the human brain.

EBay Spins Off PayPal Into Fast-Changing World Of Mobile Payments

Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.

Where The Music Never Dies

Bibb Music Center in Macon has been the place to get your instrument fixed for over 50 years for marching band kids and rock stars alike. Now the shop is for sale and its future is uncertain.

Kids And Screen Time: Cutting Through The Static

One Los Angeles school is working technology into the learning process while avoiding traditional screen-time pitfalls.

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