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Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs' Creep Into Food Thu, 18 Apr '13 | 12:57 PM ET
Ground beef exits a grinder.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria—often called "superbugs"—are entering the nation's food system and endangering consumers at an alarming rate, according to an analysis of government data.

W.S. badger product.

A list released by a nonprofit ranks small, socially-conscious companies. See how these leading social entrepreneurs give back. You're not just making money, are you?

Thatcher Handbag Sales Soar Thu, 18 Apr '13 | 11:06 AM ET

While Britain paid its respects to former PM Margaret Thatcher, the market is still feeling the force of her economic impact.

A protective barrier camouflaged by sand outside the beachfront property of Joshua Harris, a billionaire hedge fund founder and an owner of the Philadelphia 76ers, in Southampton, N.Y.

As Hamptons homeowners battle beach erosion, a flurry of construction is touching off bitter disputes over the environment, real estate and class.

Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group

Leading emerging markets investor Mark Mobius is still bullish on China, despite the country's disappointing economic growth in the first quarter.

The Da Vinci Debate (Full Show)     Thu, 18 Apr '13 | 12:05 AM ET
Da Vinci Surgical robot designed to facilitate complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach.

CNBC's Herb Greenberg investigates allegations of problems with the da Vinci surgical machine in his latest documentary.

Oil prices have cascaded lower in the global commodities rout and may still have further to go before finding a floor, analysts say.

Predicting how much the US will collect in in taxes each April is a chancy prospect, thanks to the wealthiest taxpayers.

Women at a women's gun club fire AR-15 assault rifles.

"The AR-15 is becoming extremely popular among women," said Juliana Crowder, president and co-founder of A Girl and a Gun.

The rise in couples buying their house before they marry is good news for a housing industry that has fretted about the increasing age of first-time homebuyers.

Marissa Mayer

Nine months at the helm of Yahoo, the honeymoon period for Marissa Mayer is nearing an end. Now it's up to her to execute on the plan. TheStreet.com reports.

How to spot a fake: Rare books Wed, 17 Apr '13 | 12:28 PM ET
People browse through books at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair.

Rare books are easily faked, so how does a collector avoid becoming a victim? CNBC Treasure Detective Curtis Dowling says it's all a matter of experience.

Laura Larsen of West Hollywood kisses "CC" New program at LAX called PUP (Pets Unstressing People) uses certified dogs to walk the terminals with their volunteer owners to greet passengers and help ease the tensions of modern airline traveling.

The next time you're waiting to board your flight at LAX, don't be surprised to see furry friends roaming the terminal with bright red vests reading, "Pet Me!"

The 'Chavismo' Hasn't Left Venezuela Just Yet Wed, 17 Apr '13 | 11:05 AM ET
Venezuela's newly elected president, Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela's new president will govern as he thinks Chavez would have and oil and gas investors can expect a perpetuation of the status quo.

Goodwill had warned of "catastrophic" consequences on the secondary market.

In Michigan, more than 3,500 lottery winners are also on public assistance, drawing attention to waste in a state still reeling from the nation's economic downturn.

Boston Braces for Economic Impact After Attack Wed, 17 Apr '13 | 9:42 AM ET
Flowers are placed near the bombing site in Boston.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said the state would be open for business, "but it will not be business as usual."

Budweiser Dresses Up Its Can With a Bow Tie Tue, 16 Apr '13 | 3:55 PM ET

Budweiser says its new can will be "eye-catching" and easy to grip. But to borrow a slogan from a competitor, it will also be "less filling." Here's why.

A new AAA report shows the average cost of driving 15,000 miles a year rose to $9,122 per year in 2012, a roughly two percent increase. The biggest increases were in maintenance costs and insurance costs.

The latest selloff in gold was right up there with the stock-market crash of 1987 as scary market events go. And if investors don't get some answers, it may continue.

California Numismatic Investments

At precious metal dealer California Numismatic Investments, business is up as gold prices have become more volatile.

Facebook is trying to take over Apple devices with its new software.

Policymakers and researchers are looking for low-cost ways to get people on the right financial track. The solutions may be simpler than we think.

Would you invest in this company that provides clients with information about what personal information about them is on the Internet?

The meltdown in the price of gold has triggered Wall Street speculation that someone was caught on the wrong side of a big trade.

Airlines, Hotels Waive Fees for Boston Travelers Tue, 16 Apr '13 | 11:09 AM ET

Following the Boston Marathon bombings, major airlines and several hotels have issued waivers allowing travelers to alter their plans without fees. Here's a summary.

A new survey shows that the highest-paid internships aren't on Wall Street but in technology and social media.

Britain's Butler Boom Tue, 16 Apr '13 | 1:56 AM ET

Britain's economy is showing one unexpected bright spot: the job market for butlers is booming.

Korean Rapper Psy's 'Gentleman' Rocks YouTube Tue, 16 Apr '13 | 12:45 AM ET

South Korean rapper Psy's new video, "Gentleman", rocketed up the YouTube heights with more than 82 million views on Tuesday, chasing the success of his megahit "Gangnam Style".

Gold has dropped some 13 percent in two days, the worst two-day drop since 1980, and while some traders say that it's becoming oversold, other say it's just impossible to know.

Foxconn, a key manufacturer of Apple's iPhone, ramped up its hiring of assembly-line workers recently, signaling the next iPhone may be coming soon.