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  • Men usually out-earn women, but the tables are turned in these 12 jobs. Click ahead to see what they are.

  • A child is rescued from the debris following a devastating tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma.

    Monster. That's what they're calling the tornado that barreled through the Oklahoma City area. Here are heartbreaking scenes.

  • The Bank of Japan's plan to double the country's money supply over the next two years has put the spotlight back on the global carry trade. We've identified some of the biggest carry trades based on either the interest rate differential or their popularity.

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  • Maritime pirates are honing their tactics and beefing up their weaponry. Here are the world’s most pirate-infested waters, and learn about individual attacks from each place.

  • Hedge fund managers and investment gurus have to notify the SEC about their moves every quarter. Investors pore over this data in the belief the big fish have special insight.

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  • CircleUp, Kickstarter, Lending Club, Square, Wealthfront -- Companies recognized as CNBC Disruptors because of the way they are changing how we spend, fund, transfer money.

  • While hardware companies were once considered too risky to invest in, advancements in technology have made the space much more appealing.

  • We look at Asia's 10 richest first-generation businessmen. Find out who these self-made billionaires are and how they made their money.

  • A MakerBot 3-D printer prints Nokia cellphone cases.

    There's little doubt that the 20th century was full of breakthroughs that changed history. But the 21st century could go a step further, according to Citi.

  • Some treasures have become legendary for their bad luck. These are treasures rumored to be cursed or haunted, which reside in the limbo of legend and superstition. Nonetheless, many have track records that even the most hardened skeptic might find hard to ignore.

  • There are a variety of reasons a job can get slapped with the "worst job" title,be it danger, stress or just a poor outlook. Here are the 10 Worst Jobs for 2013.

  • The economy is sputtering back to life and many an employee has an itch to see what else is out there. Before you blast out your resume, check out the 10 best jobs for 2013.

  • Here are the some of the show stoppers at the Auto Shanghai Summit, together with highly anticipated models scheduled to be released soon in this red-hot market.

  • Find out about the start-ups and risk takers in Asia that are reshaping their industries.

  • It was a dramatic two days that left one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings dead and one alive in custody. Click ahead for images from the manhunt.

  • A young girl cries with her mother during the vigil for eight-year-old Martin Richard, from Dorchester, who was killed by an explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2013 at Garvey Park in Boston, Massachusetts

    Authorities scouring the scene—on the ground and on rooftops—were able to gather significant evidence into the Boston Marathon bombing. Here are images of some of what they found.

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