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Can the Republicans balance the budget?

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- With Republicans getting ready to take over on Capitol Hill, a key senator has renewed party calls to balance the federal budget.

Norovirus sickens more than 170 on cruise ship

 (CNN) -- The latest norovirus outbreak aboard the Princess Cruises' Crown Princess has infected 172 people, according to the U.S.

'Facebook at Work' is coming to your office

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Facebook is working on an office version of its social network for employee-to-employee communication at work.

Bowling lanes? Unlimited beer? 9 amazing work perks

 With working hours getting ever longer, savvy business are turning to creative ways of increasing employee satisfaction.

Humans on Mars by 2035? NASA's sci-fi dream could be reality

 We've just landed a washing machine-sized robot on a comet and NASA's chief scientist has no idea.

DEA questions team doctors after NFL games

 Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration interviewed doctors and trainers of several NFL teams after their game Sunday, part of an investi

You'll likely need that winter coat for a while, unless you're in SoCal

 Got that winter coat out? Keep it out, because icy cold is here to stay for about a week.

Nebraska Ebola patient has died

A surgeon being treated for Ebola in Nebraska has died. Dr. Martin Salia died early this morning as a result of advanced symptoms of the disease, according to Nebraska medicine.

Should cities be reimbursed for Ebola costs? One U.S. senator says yes

The federal government should pay back New York and other cities that have shelled out millions to deal with Ebola, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday.