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A lot more 50-somethings 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.

'Brutally honest' cover letter leads to job

By Jesse Solomon- CNN Money (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.

Facebook doing away with annoying requests to send friends gift cards

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

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.

Is the iPad doomed?

By David Goldman 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?

Drought leads to rising prices, shrinking lakes

Just how bad is the drought in California? It's so bad, that in some extreme cases, thieves are stealing water.

Unlimited vacation days and other perks you don't get

How does this sound? On top of your regular two weeks of paid vacation plus holidays, your employer lets you take as much summer vacation as you like, and pays you for all but one-quarter of the time.

Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Bertha formed in the Atlantic late Thursday, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and was moving west-northwest at 20 mph.

West's drought leads to rising prices, shrinking lakes

With water sources drying up, farmers are looking for underground springs to support their livelihoods. Steve Arthur works in California's San Joaquin Valley, drilling for water wells on drought-ravaged farms and ranches.