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Top 10 highest paid CEOs Tue, 27 May '14 | 7:42 AM ET
Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2013, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm.

When it comes to vacation nightmares, renting a home or apartment from a scammer has to be near the top of the list.

Doris Buffett, right, with her brother, billionaire Warren Buffett in a June, 2009 photo.

Through her Sunshine Lady Foundation, Doris Buffett answers requests for help to Warren Buffett.

Hogwarts-style university lures chinese students Tue, 27 May '14 | 10:27 AM ET
The castle-shaped buildings at the new campus of Hebei Academy of Fine Arts in Xinle, Shijiazhuang city, north Chinas Hebei province, May 5, 2014.

The Gothic-themed buildings at the Hebei Academy of Fine Arts in Shijiazhuang are part of a $64 million fairy tale campus, NBC News reports.

Why is New York City real estate so expensive? Tue, 27 May '14 | 11:06 AM ET

With Chinese and Russian buyers snatching up premium NYC real estate, the market will continue to maintain its high price tag.

How hotels are getting you to spend more Sun, 25 May '14 | 12:00 PM ET

Check-in is only the start of hotel spending. Guests are paying more for cocktails, massages and other extras.

Best. Hamptons. Summer. EVER. Fri, 23 May '14 | 2:05 PM ET
A Brunch With Bentley event held at Beechnut Hill Farm, built by Jeffrey Collé, in Southampton, NY.

With the stock market near record highs and Wall Street bonuses up, this is set to be a blowout summer for Hamptons real estate.

The trouble with Zuckerberg's $100M gift: Pros Fri, 23 May '14 | 4:28 PM ET
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Newark Mayor Cory Booker visit EDUCATION NATION, an educational summit on Rockefeller Plaza.

Despite Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark, critics say the city has not turned into a "symbol of educational excellence."

Boxer-turned-politician Vitaly Klitschko claimed victory in Kiev's mayoral elections but it was one of his rival candidates that raised the most eyebrows.

Recap: Putin gets down to business Thu, 22 May '14 | 12:13 PM ET
President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Cabinet members at the Kremlin in Moscow, April 21, 2014.

Russian President Vladimir Putin tells CNBC he will respect the outcome of Ukraine's presidential vote this weekend.

Mark Cuban blasts critics: 'A racist I am not' Fri, 23 May '14 | 8:06 AM ET
Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban accused people calling him a racist of taking his admission of prejudice out of context, but apologized for one of the examples he used.

Summer grillin' with FAKE meat?! Fri, 23 May '14 | 1:46 PM ET

Soaring beef prices have some consumers opting for meatless meat, Gardein founder Yves Potvin told CNBC.

Real 'Mary Janes': Meet the women of pot Fri, 23 May '14 | 12:32 PM ET
Lorraine Cendejas of Botana Care, left, helps customers purchasing recreational marijuana. Northglenn, Colorado. May 16. 2014.

In Colorado's emerging marijuana industry, there is a growing trend: Women entrepreneurs are finding opportunities in a male-dominated business.

Summer movie preview: 12 films you need to see Tue, 13 May '14 | 12:12 PM ET

As summer movie season preps to get into full swing, here are movies poised to dominate the box office.

People line up to enter the 9/11 Memorial Museum on May 21, 2014 in New York.

The 9/11 Museum opened to outrage among some victims' families over a gift shop at the site and a reception held close to victims' remains—NBC News.

Colorado cracks down on edible pot products Thu, 22 May '14 | 3:32 PM ET
An employee pulls marijuana out of a large canister in Denver, Colorado,  Jan. 9, 2014.

As Colorado sees an influx of millions of tax dollars thanks to legalized marijuana, the state now wants to limit the potency of edible pot products.

Sears' silver lining: Extremely loyal shoppers Thu, 22 May '14 | 2:17 PM ET

Members of Sears' Shop Your Way loyalty program made up more than 74 percent of sales at Sears and Kmart's domestic locations for the first quarter.

A McDonald's restaurant in Miami.

In a series of posts on its website, McDonald's answers customers' frequently asked questions about its food in the U.S.

Collectible toy trucks survive Hess deal Thu, 22 May '14 | 12:53 PM ET

Collectors can breathe easy as Hess announced it will continue making its toy trucks after the sale of its retail arm to Marathon Petroleum.

Cramer goes all-in on these oil stocks Thu, 22 May '14 | 9:49 AM ET
Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

"It's a feel-good story that I insist on," CNBC's Jim Cramer said of the oil sector.

NOAA releases hurricane season predictions Thu, 22 May '14 | 1:55 PM ET

The Atlantic hurricane season will see a 'near-normal or below-normal' number of storms in 2014, NOAA officials said on Thursday, NBC News reports.

Matching luxe handbags—for you and Fido Thu, 22 May '14 | 3:13 PM ET
Your own handbag plus a miniature replica ‘pawbag’ for your pooch.

Just when you thought the pampered pet craze had gone too far, a luxury company has just come up with a new badge of excess: The pawbag.

will.i.am searching for the next Zuckerberg Thu, 22 May '14 | 10:35 AM ET
will.i.am

The megastar musician discusses his early investment in Twitter, Beats and his growing philanthropic work.

Candy crush! Checkout treats banned here Thu, 22 May '14 | 9:28 AM ET

UBritain's Tesco has pledged to remove checkout confectionery from all stores before the end of 2014, amid rising concern over health and well-being.

Want to grow your business? Lemonis says do this Wed, 21 May '14 | 11:21 AM ET
Marcus Lemonis giving advice to Sandy Marsico

Marcus Lemonis drops in on Sandstorm Design in Chicago and proves work can be healthy and fun.

Where Congress wants your mailbox to move Wed, 21 May '14 | 3:25 PM ET

Millions would no longer get mail delivered to their door, but would go to communal or curbside boxes instead, under a proposed law.

The Fiat 500e electric car

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a request for potential buyers of the automaker's Fiat 500 e electric car: Don't buy it.

Actor Hugh Jackman attends the 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' world premiere at Jacob Javits Center on May 10, 2014 in New York City.

The studio has thrown an estimated $250 million behind the flick, and a strong performance can buoy Fox after a string of disappointments.

And the next 'Game of Thrones' beer is... Wed, 21 May '14 | 3:06 PM ET
Ommegang beers on tap

New York-based Brewery Ommegang said Valar Morghulis, a Belgian-style Abbey Dubbel ale, will be the next "Game of Thrones"-inspired brew.

New product from Apple next month? Wed, 21 May '14 | 11:43 AM ET

Even though Apple's WWD conference is almost never about new products, the rumor mill has been churning heavily about this year's event.