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Google's parent company Alphabet is cutting 12,000 jobs

Originally Published: 20 JAN 23 06:08 ET Updated: 20 JAN 23 08:39 ET By Clare Duffy, CNN (CNN) -- Google parent Alphabet is eliminating about 12,000 jobs, or 6% of its workforce, the company said Friday, in the latest cuts…

Military veterans can now receive free emergency mental health care

The expanded care was announced by the Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday, and is meant to "prevent veteran suicide by guaranteeing no cost, world-class care to veterans in times of crisis." Veterans who are seeking that care can go to any VA or non-VA health care facility, the release said, and they do not have to be enrolled in the VA system to receive care.

Oscar Mayer recruiting next class of Wienermobile drivers

Originally Published: 08 JAN 23 02:16 ET By Zoe Sottile, CNN (CNN) -- Ready to relish the role of a lifetime? Oscar Mayer is currently recruiting the next class of drivers for its iconic Wienermobile. The year-long "Hot Dogger" gig is…

411 is going out of service for millions of Americans

Starting in January, AT&T customers with digital landlines won't be able to dial 411 or 0 to reach an operator or get directory assistance. AT&T in 2021 ended operator services for wireless callers, although customers with home phone landlines can still access operators and directory help. Verizon, T-Mobile and other major carriers still offer these services for a fee.

3M will stop making hazardous 'forever chemicals' starting in 2025

Originally Published: 20 DEC 22 09:11 ET By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) -- 3M, the conglomerate behind Post-It notes and Scotch tape, will stop making controversial per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) by the end of 2025. The chemicals, commonly known as…