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Enjoy The Extra Day Off! More Bosses Give 4-Day Workweek A Try

The notion of a shorter workweek might sound crazy to overworked Americans, but around the world, companies and even governments are starting to embrace it. The key is fewer meetings and distractions.

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Psycho Killer Olaf Hund

Tents line a street in Los Angeles on Jan. 8. California Gov. Gavin Newsom said his state budget will include more than $1 billion directed toward homelessness in response to a growing crisis on the streets on California's major cities. Frederic J. Brown /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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California Gov. Newsom Lays Out Framework To Address Homelessness

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In An Internment Camp, Maggie The Magpie Lifted Spirits

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Enjoy The Extra Day Off! More Bosses Give 4-Day Workweek A Try

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U.S., Afghanistan And Taliban Announce 7-Day 'Reduction In Violence'

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