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California Chrome could break betting records Thu, 5 Jun '14 | 11:29 AM ET
The betting window at Belmont Park.

Past Triple Crown bids have boosted wagering on Belmont Stakes racing, and California Chrome's popularity could drive new records.

Back-to-school shopping at Staples.

Retailers are beginning to push next year's school necessities before many children have closed the book on the current semester.

Hog farmers cooked and shared their best pork dishes right outside a barn housing live pigs at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.

Lloyd C. Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs Group, center, walks with Gary D. Cohn, Goldman's president and chief operating officer.

A book hitting the stores Tuesday by CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look inside the powerful group that runs the commodities trade.

Fiat launches lower-cost Maserati at $68,000 Wed, 4 Jun '14 | 10:48 AM ET
Maserati Ghibli

Carmaker Fiat is boosting sales of its luxury Maserati brand by adding a new, lower-priced, mid-sized Maserati to its lineup.

Man figures out how to jam Google Glass WiFi Wed, 4 Jun '14 | 2:48 PM ET

Does the thought of being surreptitiously recorded by some Google Glass "Explorer" without your permission make you a tad angry?

It may not seem like it when you pile on popcorn, candy, and soda, but the cost of going to the movies has not gone up that much in the past decade.

Even if a zombie apocalypse doesn't top your list of worries, it's a smart idea to prepare for one.

McLaren in the black for the first time Wed, 4 Jun '14 | 9:15 AM ET

Supercar manufacturer McLaren made a profit for the first time last year, on demand for its £1m P1 model and a boom in Asian demand.

Panera to overhaul menu, ditch the fake stuff Tue, 3 Jun '14 | 10:23 AM ET

The move is as part of a 'Food Policy' Panera unveiled that outlines its commitment to 'clean' and 'simple' ingredients.

Google Maps gives directions for your dragon Tue, 3 Jun '14 | 3:47 PM ET
Still from HBO's "Game of Thrones"

Dragons are faster than cars, bikes or pedestrians. It is known. Or at least that is what a new Google Maps Easter egg says.

China plans to set a cap on its CO2 emissions from 2016, just a day after the United States announced new targets for its power sector.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett may have a magic touch with stocks, but two stocks have tarnished that touch for the year. USA Today reports.

Seattle approves highest US minimum wage Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 7:02 PM ET
Visitors in Seattle's Kerry Park

The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the nation.

Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino wears a weary scowl after he was sacked by New England Patriots defensive end Willie McGinest in fourth quarter action on Nov. 3, 1996.

Marino and 14 other plaintiffs join more than 4,800 others who allege the NFL misled players about the long-term dangers of concussions.

Cashin: Fund managers 'paralyzed' by ECB wait Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 5:06 PM ET
Art Cashin

All eyes remain fixed on Thursday's big monetary policy meeting in Europe, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC on Monday.

Voters in Del Norte and Tehama Counties will consider a measure calling for separation from California and the formation of a new state.

Who pays for the first lady's clothes? Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 9:49 AM ET
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama's wardrobe includes top designers' gowns that can run into five figures. Who foots the bill?

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving Las Vegas developer and gambler Bill Walters, seen here, investor Carl Icahn, and golfer Phil Mickelson.

The gambler's sports empire has earned him "tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of dollars," one rival says.

L.A. Kings to face the N.Y. Rangers for the 2014 Stanley Cup Championship.

Fans hoping to see the Cup finals between the NY Rangers and LA Kings will face hockey's highest prices since 2009.

Hobby Lobby broke out the candy canes and ornaments last week, before the calendar even switched over to June, according to a report.

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers drives on Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland.

Did the voluntary deal to sell the LA Clippers just rip the heart out of Donald Sterling's billion-dollar lawsuit against the NBA?

Australia grapples with soaring obesity Wed, 28 May '14 | 7:17 PM ET

Sixty-three percent of Australians are overweight, a study published Thursday showed, highlighting the country's growing obesity problem.

Ben Bernanke addresses the Brookings Institution on Jan. 16.

Are Ben Bernanke's loose lips the real cause of surging stocks and plunging interest rates? Larry Kudlow makes the case.

A plea deal calls for an Iowa company to pay a $6.8 million fine after it admitted to crimes related to a nationwide salmonella outbreak.

Spain's King Juan Carlos abdicates Mon, 2 Jun '14 | 5:52 AM ET
In this handout image provided by the Spanish Royal Palace, King Juan Carlos of Spain signs papers to confirm his abdication on June 02, 2014 in Madrid, Spain.

Spain's King Juan Carlos is abdicating after almost 40 years on the throne and his son will succeed him, the Prime Minister said on Monday.

It's for car chases! Police get a Lamborghini Thu, 29 May '14 | 7:26 AM ET
The Italian police adds a Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 to it's force.

Italy's State Police will soon be tearing through the country's highways in a brand new Lamborghini.

Coca-Cola's introduces the friendly twist.

Coke introduced a new design for its plastic bottles featuring a cap that can only be opened when paired with another bottle, AdWeek reported.

As Dairy Queen opens its first location in Manhattan, we put it up against a big-city favorite for a blind taste test.

Want to join a gym? Summer may have best prices Fri, 30 May '14 | 10:34 AM ET

Forget bathing suit season. Why it's really time to join the gym.