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Six degrees of OJ Simpson Wed, 11 Jun '14 | 6:00 AM ET
O.J. Simpson tries on a leather glove allegedly used in the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman during testimony in Simpson's murder trial on June 15, 1995 in Los Angeles.

Perhaps the most amazing thing about the O.J. Simpson case is that everyone in Los Angeles had a connection to it.

Soldiers take part in a simulated explosion of a radioactive device at during a drill at Mane Garrincha National stadium ahead of the World Cup

As the World Cup kicks off, there's plenty that can go wrong. We outline some of the biggest risks – and how much they are likely to be insured for.

Mike Davidson, co-owner of Bolt Burgers, demonstrates a portable tablet computer for customers to order food and drinks at Bolt Burgers in Washington, DC.

While consumer dining technology is not ubiquitous yet, large chains are examining a host of high-tech options to capture your restaurant dollar.

Patek Philippe watch sells for $2.9 million Wed, 11 Jun '14 | 2:21 PM ET

The collectible watch market is still going strong. A 1923 Patek Philippe sold at Sotheby's Tuesday for $2.965 million—more than twice the top estimate.

OJ Simpson murder, money trial 20 years later Wed, 11 Jun '14 | 6:00 AM ET
O.J. Simpson sits in Superior Court in Los Angeles, Dec. 8, 1994.

On the morning of June 12, 1994, O.J. Simpson was worth an estimated $11 million. Within hours, he would stop earning and start spending.

Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey Wed, 11 Jun '14 | 12:07 PM ET
Bottles of George Dickel Tennessee whiskey are displayed in a liquor store Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

A battle between two liquor companies over who has the right to label their whiskey as following authentic Tennessee style.

8 myths about the super rich debunked Tue, 10 Jun '14 | 10:00 PM ET

Most stereotypes associated with the world's ultra-high-net-worth UHNW)population are just plain wrong, says research house Wealth X Institute.

Americans increasingly say they prefer to live near the centers of cities and towns, but it carries a costly trade-off.

IBM's Watson is changing the way banks and other financial institutions think about how they run their business.

Billion-dollar breakup: Tepper, wife may divorce Tue, 10 Jun '14 | 11:19 AM ET
David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management.

Hedge-fund executive David Tepper is living separately from his wife of more than 25 years, according to someone familiar with the matter.

Achillion web page

Achillion's been a takeover target for years. But Merck's acquisition of Idenix may mean Achillion's time has come.

A shopkeeper erects a British Union flag next to Scottish Saltire flag as he prepares the front of his store for business

A gambler has placed one of the world's biggest ever political bets, wagering £400,000 ($670,117) that Scots will reject independence.

Halle Berry to pay $16K a month in child support Tue, 10 Jun '14 | 11:57 AM ET
Actress Halle Berry, right, and Gabriel Aubry on August 6, 2009 in West Hollywood, Calif.

A judge has approved a settlement between Halle Berry and her ex-boyfriend that will require Berry to pay $16,000 a month to support their daughter.

Bruce Wrobel meets children near the Bujagali dam site in Uganda.

Blackstone exec Bruce Wrobel did well and wanted to do good—and that may have had tragic consequences.

Want a better deal? Put on your 'angry face' Tue, 10 Jun '14 | 11:53 AM ET

Skip the poker face. If you're hoping to negotiate to your advantage, you should put on your best angry expression, TODAY reports.

Safari like the super rich—for only $80,000 Tue, 10 Jun '14 | 11:26 AM ET
Abercrombie & Kent's $80,000 safari includes private-jet hops, chef-cooked meals, hot-air balloon rides, and lots of champagne.

Safari like the super rich: private-jet hops, chef-cooked meals and endless champagne. A peek inside Abercrombie & Kent's $80,000 trip.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling won't sign a deal to sell the team to Steve Ballmer and will pursue a $1B lawsuit against the NBA.

Godzilla ahead! US highway signs hacked Mon, 9 Jun '14 | 2:16 PM ET

After hackers played several high-profile pranks with electronic highway signs, the U.S. government advised operators to tighten security.

A Ford F150 pickup truck is displayed at Al Piemonte Ford on June 3, 2013 in Melrose Park, Illinois.

The great recession may have ended a few years ago, but the lingering impact can be seen in the cars and trucks that many Americans drive.

An FDA decision on Orexigen's obesity drug, Contrave, is expected Wednesday, and analysts say its late arrival on market may help.

Game on: How Nintendo hopes to level up Mon, 9 Jun '14 | 2:05 PM ET

Just seven years ago, Nintendo was the undisputed king of the video game world. How times change.

Danger: Hidden allergens lurk in many foods Mon, 9 Jun '14 | 11:48 AM ET
Isabelle Thomelin, 8, having dinner at her home in Seattle, May 15, 2014.

Many foods that U.S. consumers often buy may have undeclared allergens that accidentally get into foods because of manufacturing errors. NBC News reports.

Why older couples are skipping marriage Sun, 8 Jun '14 | 10:00 AM ET

U.S. Census Bureau data shows adults older than 50 are among the fastest growing segment of unmarried couples.

Carl Icahn (L), Bill Ackman (R)

Now that they've made-up, Bill Ackman tells CNBC he's trying to get Carl Icahn to sell Herbalife.

Lance Stewart with his wife Jamie, daughters Abbi, 5, Brooklyn, 3 and son Connor, 1, June 8, 2014 in League City, TX at their home.

Most professional men place an incredible value on paternity leave, according to two new studies. Why are some men so reluctant to take it?

Tesla's Musk summons Warren Buffett logic Mon, 9 Jun '14 | 4:40 AM ET
Elon Musk

Elon Musk, Tesla chief executive, has quoted Warren Buffett, suggesting that it is like dealing with a "manic depressive" when handling the stock markets.

Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport to open a medical clinic and pharmacy.

The new McCarran Medical Clinic and Pharmacy at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas can fill prescriptions or offer a pre-flight IV.

10 best-selling video games (so far) of 2014 Sat, 7 Jun '14 | 1:49 PM ET

With the release of the PS4 and Xbox One, there's a new mid-year sales leader in the videogame industry—and it's not Call of Duty for a change.

California Chrome falls short of Triple Crown Sun, 8 Jun '14 | 12:10 AM ET

California Chrome's bid to complete the Triple Crown ended in disappointment when he finished fourth in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

Victoria's Secret PINK Model Sara Sampaio host PINK Nation Spring Break Beach Party on March 13, 2014 in Destin, Florida.

Victoria's Secret is putting its more youthful Pink segment on the fast track, with plans to open about 30 stores this year.