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Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates runs to first base against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on July 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Now that it's "play ball" time, here are baseball's 10 top-selling jerseys.

The bill would ban using orcas in shows, a mainstay of the SeaWorld theme parks, and would also outlaw domestic breeding of the whales.

Is Warren Buffett losing his touch? Mon, 7 Apr '14 | 9:53 AM ET
Warren Buffett

Over the years, Warren Buffett has been blessed with a series of successful investments. But in the last five years, Buffett has not been doing well.

Nollywood helps Nigeria double its GDP Mon, 7 Apr '14 | 4:18 AM ET
Lagos, Nigeria.

Nigeria has outstripped South Africa as Africa's largest economy after it recalculated its GDP to add in sectors such as its Nollywood film industry.

Early jobs for some of Wall Street's finest Sun, 6 Apr '14 | 7:00 AM ET
Mike Mayo, then and now.

Where some of the financial industry’s most powerful worked to help pay for college

"Game of Thrones"

In the world of the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” it’s not just the fire-breathing dragons which drive the plot, but gold dragon coins.

The worst tippers live here ... Mon, 7 Apr '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Perhaps the most perplexing food-delivery decision is the final one: How much to tip?

Inside Kurt Cobain's $450M empire Sat, 5 Apr '14 | 7:00 AM ET
Kurt Cobain of Nirvana, 1993

Rock stars who die at the height of their fame never truly recede from either the public consciousness or corporate coffers

The best fights on Wall Street Fri, 4 Apr '14 | 3:14 PM ET
Brad Katsuyama squares off with William O'Brien on high frequency trading on CNBC's Power Lunch.

In the wake of the HFT throwdown, ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff recalls some of the best fights on Wall Street.

Chef Dominique Ansel created the Cronut, a croissant/donut hybrid.

Dominique Ansel Bakery, home of the original cronut, was shut down after a customer posted video of a mouse roaming its floors, according to a report.

Nike's Oven West is an R&D laboratory dedicated entirely to golf balls—developing them, testing them and bringing new models to market.

Jacoby Ellsbury of the New York Yankees

The ultimate game between the Red Sox and Yankees remains the same: Who will reap a better return on their investments?

Old-school bow ties are cool, again Fri, 4 Apr '14 | 11:48 AM ET
Bow tie by Accoutre

How a former patent attorney turned his passion for neckties, sewing and textiles into a successful small business, Accoutre.

9 extreme ways to avoid college loan debt Thu, 3 Apr '14 | 3:03 PM ET

It won't be long before today's high school seniors become tomorrow's poor undergrads. Here are some extreme funding measures to help pay for college.

Save money by planning your vacation today Fri, 4 Apr '14 | 8:00 AM ET

Memorial Day is still nearly two months away, but scoring a beachfront summer rental is a lot easier—and cheaper—for vacationers able to plan ahead.

The market has always been rigged: Ron Insana Fri, 4 Apr '14 | 10:21 AM ET
Claude Rains in Casablanca

The high-frequency trading debate is giving Ron Insana "Casablanca" flashbacks: "I'm shocked, SHOCKED to find that gambling is going on in here!"

"Late Show" host David Letterman will retire in 2015, he said Thursday.

You CAN deduct that (regardless of income) Thu, 3 Apr '14 | 7:36 AM ET

Here are eight money-saving tax deductions and other strategies that any taxpayer may be able to take advantage of, no matter how much they make.

New apps reduce the typical auto insurance claim period from days to hours. What to download before your next fender bender.

Bill Gross

While it would be understandable if Bill Gross was mourning his firm's results, the Pimco founder took time out to rue the demise of his pet cat.

Here's Jim Chanos' 'ultimate' bubble indicator Thu, 3 Apr '14 | 10:35 AM ET
Sotheby's employees re-hang LS Lowry's painting 'Piccadilly Circus, in London, on March 21, 2014.

Short-seller Jim Chanos tells CNBC that investors should watch the stock price of this company for proof of a speculative bubble.

Make your teenagers watch this video Thu, 3 Apr '14 | 3:49 PM ET
Still from National Distracted Driving Enforcement and Advertising Campaign video

A dramatic video showing the results of driving while distracted is at the center of a new DOT advertising campaign.

Billionaire's plan to mine the moon Thu, 3 Apr '14 | 7:00 AM ET
America's first private lunar microlander and commercial robot, developed by Moon Express.

Naveen Jain is in a race to harvest precious helium-3, platinum and other metals on the moon with his robotic spacecraft. Can he beat the Chinese?

Real life 'Superman,' cool Frisbee trick shots Wed, 2 Apr '14 | 10:44 AM ET

Ever wonder what it would be like to be the Man of Steel? The iconic comic character is brought to life with a GoPro and flying drone.

The Microsoft Cortana application on a screen at the Microsoft Developers Build Conference in San Francisco, April 2, 2014.

Microsoft on Wednesday formally announced it has developed a voice activated phone assistant feature called Cortana, a direct rival to Apple's Siri.

Miley Cyrus in concert.

Miley Cyrus has twerked her way into a geopolitical controversy amid questions over whether the promoter of her sellout concert in Finland risks falling foul of US sanctions on Russia after its annexation of Crimea.

And Japan's richest person is.... Thu, 3 Apr '14 | 1:42 AM ET
Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank.

Masayoshi Son, the man behind Japan's leading internet venture Softbank, is the country's wealthiest individual with a net worth of $19 billion, according to Forbes.

A worker wraps a passenger's suitcase in plastic as a security precaution.

For about $15 per bag, luggage-wrapping companies encase suitcases in multiple layers of Saran Wrap-like plastic to protect travelers' valuables.

This town has the most expensive homes in US Wed, 2 Apr '14 | 6:00 AM ET
Woodside, Calif., is one of the hottest real estate markets. This home is currently for sale there for $12.5 million.

The Coldwell Banker Previews International survey ranked Woodside, Calif., in the heart of Silicon Valley, as the nation's top luxury market.

On Autism Awareness Day, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind shared what he's learned from dealing with his youngest son's struggles with the condition.