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Members loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) wave ISIL flags as they drive around Raqqa June 29, 2014.

Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut.

Finding the value in a $300K college degree Wed, 10 Sep '14 | 9:30 AM ET

Although college prices will continue to rise, a degree may have better value for students 25 years from now.

Whoa, this PR firm just crossed the line Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 4:26 PM ET

Think you've seen it all? Check out this PR pitch, attempting to bribe a journalist to mention clients.

Get a new hobby cheap? These brands have class Sat, 13 Sep '14 | 7:00 AM ET

Want a new hobby or to start an eBay business? Many retailers offer classes, often for free, to build their brands and make loyal customers.

Yachts moored at Port Hercules during an International Monaco Yacht Show.

This year, a host of high-profile superyacht cases have been fought in the High Court in London, the Financial Times reports.

Theme parks take a dark turn for Halloween with a maze run by psychotic clowns, a "world of deranged dentistry" and an interactive zombie invasion.

How to get $$ for your old iPhone Fri, 12 Sep '14 | 3:53 PM ET
An ad for the iPhone 4S is displayed at an Apple Inc. store in Palo Alto, Calif.

From trading it in to selling it, owners of old iPhones have plenty of ways to get rid of their old gadgets.

Marc Faber

If you believe a widespread collapse is coming, what do you buy? Marc 'Dr. Doom' Faber opens the hood on his portfolio.

Craft distillers are taking advantage of Americans' obsession with pumpkin spice everything—with results that could rival the pumpkin spice latte.

Staging your mansion for $45,000 Fri, 12 Sep '14 | 10:01 AM ET

For the super rich, home staging has become a high-priced production. CNBC tagged along on a $45,000 plan to ready a Los Angeles mansion for sale.

Warren Buffett

Buffett wanted to know what lawmakers might propose on inversions, Sen. Orrin Hatch says.

'Bacon Shake' takes milkshakes to new level Fri, 12 Sep '14 | 8:14 AM ET

After restaurant chains have already plopped virtually everything imaginable -- or unimaginable -- into a milkshake, it's finally come to this: bacon.

If you're looking for your very own Southern Estate, this 17,000 sq. ft. mansion set on over 18 manicured acres is your home sweet home.

Looking for your own Southern estate? This 17,000-square-foot mansion in Atlanta might be just what you want to call "home sweet home."

An inside look at how Amazon makes TV shows Fri, 12 Sep '14 | 9:40 AM ET
CNBC's John Harwood preparing for his cameo on the set of Amazon's new series "Alpha House." He is standing next to actress Evie Colbert, wife of Stephen Colbert.

CNBC's John Harwood got a chance to play himself on Amazon's new series "Alpha House." This is what he learned.

Tied to your smartphone? Maybe try the NoPhone Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 6:54 PM ET

Is the iPhone to high tech for you? You may want to try the NoPhone.

Lawrence Summers

Larry Summers, ex-economic advisor to the U.S. government, has added his voice to those calling on Scottish people to vote against independence.

What's next as 'Mr. Ferrari' bids farewell Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 2:48 PM ET
Luca Cordero di Montezemolo waves after the introduction of  La Ferrari during the 83rd Geneva Motor Show.

Few brands in the world are as prestigious as Ferrari. And few people are more associated with the Ferrari brand than Luca Cordero di Montezemolo.

Solar storm heading for Earth Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 10:19 AM ET
An April 16, 2012 solar eruption is captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

A "strong" solar flare that launched off the sun could cause some fluctuations in Earth's power grid, USA Today reports.

McBrunch? McDonald's sets the record straight Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 3:13 PM ET
A McDonald's Egg McMuffin breakfast sandwich is shown in San Rafael, Calif.

Don't expect to eat brunch at McDonald's anytime soon. The Golden Arches isn't testing a brunch concept despite widespread speculation in the media.

Bionic eye helps blind to see Fri, 12 Sep '14 | 3:25 AM ET

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System is the world's first FDA-approved 'bionic' eye, a piece of technology that is helping the blind to see.

President George W. Bush is briefed on the phone shortly after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

As the nation paused to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, little about the ceremony has changed. But so much around it has.

Want cheaper car insurance? Move here Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 2:47 PM ET

An InsuranceQuotes.com report reveals the most and least expensive cities for car insurance in America.

Samsung goes on the Apple offensive with new ads Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 11:32 AM ET

The company also reached back to comments from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs about big phones in light of the iPhone 6.

Burger King releases 'black burger' in Japan Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 2:32 AM ET

Travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.

Here's a new way to lose weight Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 8:08 AM ET

U.S. regulators are greenlighting a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for anti-obesity treatments.

Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon's home prices are gaining at a faster rate than both wage growth and historical norms. Why is that?

Pedestrians walk past a RadioShack store in San Francisco.

RadioShack reported its tenth straight quarterly loss and said it was in advanced talks with a number of parties to raise capital.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma.

Asked what the next 15 years held for the company, Ma told an audience at Morgan Stanley he would continue to fight "for the little guy."

Best place to invest in real estate? Dubai Wed, 10 Sep '14 | 11:40 AM ET
Jumeirah Palm Island Development In Dubai.

London and New York may be the favorite two cities of the global wealthy. But when it comes to investment returns since 2010, Dubai was your best bet.

Eccentric millionaire Christopher Mark is selling his Connecticut castle for $45 million.

Multimillionaire Christopher Mark is selling his eight bedroom, moated castle for $45 million.