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    World oil prices back at $50

    World oil prices have just passed a key milestone on their long journey out of the doldrums, hitting $50 for the first time in seven months.

    The big milestone happened earlier than many expected, fueled by major supply outages that wiped out productio...




TSA air travel holiday

TSA works to alleviate long lines

The TSA's effort to improve its security performance has led to long lines and major delays at security screening checkpoints. With Memorial Day on the horizon, officials are hustling to relieve the crush.


Overtime rules expanding for millions of workers

Under a new rule announced by the White House, anybody making a salary of less than $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week.

Takata air bag recall by the numbers - blurb

Takata airbags recall expands

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced an expansion of the Takata airbag recall. Scott McLean reports.

How elevators changed us

How levitation changed the way we do business

Before Otis, being stuck in an elevator could be a much scarier and life-threatening nightmare. CNN's Rachel Crane explains how Otis elevators reshaped cities to be skyscraper-friendly.

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