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One argument for selling the Los Angeles Kings Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 11:54 AM ET
Fans celebrate after the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Sitting atop LA's shaky sports scene, the Stanley Cup champs may never fetch a higher price for their corporate owners.

Big tobacco companies crowd into e-cigarette biz Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 12:42 PM ET

Electronic cigarettes, promoted as a healthier alternative to tobacco, are getting powerful new backers: big tobacco firms. NYT reports.

Members-only racetrack touts luxe $1M garages Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 11:51 AM ET
This four-and-half mile private racetrack in the California desert allows supercar owners the ability to experience their supercars at top speeds.

A members-only racetrack, the Thermal Club, promises to give supercar owners a chance to experience their supercars to the fullest.

How to get rich men to go mansion shopping Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 11:43 AM ET

Superbroker Senada Adzem has been working with super-rich clients for years. Her lesson: The key to attracting buyers is attracting rich men.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is categorically denying money manager David Winters' comments speculating that Coca-Cola could be taken private.

If anyone hates high taxes, it’s Jim Cramer. And he’s always looking for new ways to do something about them.

US wins late thriller versus Ghana Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 8:34 AM ET
Clint Dempsey celebrates after scoring the opening goal Monday against Ghana.

A late header by James Brooks allowed the United States to defeat Ghana in its first match of the 2014 World Cup.

Transformers' Optimus Prime now works for Uber Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 3:50 PM ET
Some lucky individuals will get the ride of their lives inside Optimus Prime, courtesy of Uber.

Lucky individuals will be given the opportunity of a lifetime when Optimus Prime visits their homes this summer.

How the collapse of Iraq would affect America Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 6:57 AM ET
Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi Army to fight against predominantly Sunni militants from the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), carry weapons during a parade in the streets in Al-Fdhiliya district, eastern Baghdad June 15, 2014.

Here are five ways the collapse of Iraq could hit America. The Fiscal Times reports.

Pope hits out at financial speculators Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 3:46 AM ET
Pope Francis.

Governments should help promote socially responsible investing, says Pope Francis, who has criticized financial speculation that "excludes and discards."

The most innovative start-ups in business Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 6:21 AM ET
2014 Disruptors: Birchbox, SpaceX, Uber and Airbnb

CNBC's second annual Disruptor 50 list features companies whose innovations are having a dramatic impact across their industries—and society.

Competition to secure a private plane for the World Cup is heating up as Brazilian airports fill up.

Whew! No more traffic ticket quotas in Illinois Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 12:08 PM ET

A lawmaker who helped sponsor the new law said it could restore public trust in police departments at the state, county and local levels.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

Republican Gov. Rick Perry tells CNBC that he doesn't "necessarily condone" what he referred to as the gay "lifestyle," nor does he "condemn it either."

Why Sandwich Generation savers are in a pickle Sat, 14 Jun '14 | 9:03 AM ET

Half of Gen Xers and a third of baby boomers support kids and elderly parents, putting their own budgets and retirement plans in peril.

NY Knicks tight-lipped about dancer salaries Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 10:50 AM ET
The Knicks City Dancers held a clinic last week at Alvin Ailey Dance Studios in Manhattan.

Former cheerleaders have gone to court, accusing their teams of violating labor laws by failing to pay them minimum wage.

Ransom sought for stolen Dominos customer data Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 12:39 PM ET

Anonymous Twitter user threatens to publish stolen customer data unless Dominos Pizza Inc pays cash ransom.

Most powerful woman in banking retires Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 10:39 AM ET

Irene Dormer, president and CEO of HSBC U.S. is retiring after 32 years at the bank, to be succeeded by Pat Burke.

Starbucks offers shocking new perk for workers Mon, 16 Jun '14 | 4:15 AM ET

Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at a steeply discounted rate.

Divorce negotiations can quickly turn sour without sound legal and financial advice regarding the splitting or liquidation of assets.

10 exciting video games to look out for Fri, 13 Jun '14 | 10:08 AM ET

Some of the choices will be out this year. Others won't hit until 2015 or possibly later. Either way, here's what turned our head at this year's E3.

Tony Blair

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has argued it is "bizarre" to blame the current crisis in Iraq on the war of 2003.

11 inventions that could change the world Wed, 11 Jun '14 | 9:00 AM ET

Imagine a world of self-driving cars, robotic arms for amputees and virtual mobility. Here's a look at products revolutionizing society.

Lake Tahoe

The ultimate way to experience Lake Tahoe? Live on the water and with this home—you can.

A Spirit Airlines employee demonstrating the airlines carry-on baggage template.

If a carry-on bag fits in the sizer, but sticks out one inch, it may or may not be allowed. Rules aren't fair or clear, and things probably won't change.

These 4 US cities could host the 2024 Olympics Fri, 13 Jun '14 | 2:31 PM ET
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during the closing ceremony of the 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, 12th August 1984

Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Starting gate at the All-American Futurity 2010, where Jose Trevino Morales' horse, Mr. Piloto, won.

Three brothers used an Oklahoma horse farm as a front for their notorious Los Zetas drug cartel. Here's how investigators unraveled the years-long crime.

Sterling digs up NBA dirt ahead of $1B suit Fri, 13 Jun '14 | 10:13 AM ET
Donald Sterling

The banned Los Angeles Clippers owner's lawyers have hired four private investigators to look into evidence they could use against the NBA.

You can learn about as much about the economy from bacon cheeseburgers as you can any of the reports that come out each month to measure growth.

As part of a new deal, Google will direct U.S. searchers to ESPN, which is showing games and providing in-game highlights. Re/code reports.