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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.

Michael Lewis

The mass appeal of Michael Lewis' books has the potential to turn the debate into a very public trial of Wall Street in general.

Healthcare.com home page

Healthcare.com, by virtue of its domain name, saw record traffic in March due to people thinking it was the Obamacare site healthcare.gov.

Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.

Say hello to Wal-Mart's futuristic truck Mon, 31 Mar '14 | 2:54 PM ET
Wal-Mart’s futuristic truck unveiled Friday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

Wal-Mart unveiled a futuristic truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show, and it looks like a vehicle out of a Transformers movie.

New York apartment prices soar to new record Tue, 1 Apr '14 | 11:21 AM ET
Apartment buildings on the Upper East Side neighborhood of New York, Feb. 25, 2014.

The average sales price for apartments in New York City jumped 15 percent in the first quarter to $1,773,523, putting the average price per square foot at $1,363.

The driver of a Lamborghini Aventador faces a very hefty fine and repair bill after it was involved in a three-car crash.

Starbucks breakfast offerings.

What's old is new again at Starbucks as the chain brings back some fan favorites it had axed from the menu.

Sea Ray 350 SLX

Boats and yachts have been among the slowest purchases to bounce back since the crisis. But there are signs the turn is near.

An auction site is offering historic, one-of-a-kind, baseball memorabilia from some of the game's greatest of all time.

Larry Kudlow's last Kudlow Report Sat, 29 Mar '14 | 10:14 AM ET

As "The Kudlow Report" wraps up on CNBC, Larry Kudlow thanks his viewers.

5 costly and common college 529 plan mistakes Mon, 31 Mar '14 | 8:50 AM ET

Almost half of Americans still believe a savings account is a better way to save for college than a 529 plan, and that's a costly misconception.

Chart of the day: Top 5 cash hoarders Mon, 31 Mar '14 | 1:42 PM ET

Cash is king in America as companies hoard more cash than ever before, according a new report from Moody's that examined nonfinancial companies.

Start-up airline Love Cloud allows couples to book a flight, take off from Las Vegas and join the "Mile High Club."

The decline in U.S. sales of carbonated soft drinks accelerated in 2013, according to a beverage industry newsletter.

How the Ukraine crisis could change the world Mon, 31 Mar '14 | 4:43 AM ET
A man walks past a poster in Sevastopol on March 11, 2014 depicting Crimea in the colors of the Russian flag.

As Moscow and the West dig in for a prolonged standoff over Russia's annexation of Crimea, risking spillover to other former Soviet republics and beyond, here are 10 ways in which the Ukraine crisis could change attitudes and policy around the world.

South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shores through smoke screens during the U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014.

North Korea fired more than 500 rounds of artillery in a drill on Monday, South Korea's defense ministry said.

A general view of the Green Monster seats above the Green wall at Fenway Park, Boston.

With the opening of the baseball season, the champion Boston Red Sox are looking to appeal to younger fans at the ballpark with technology.

Architects pushing the envelope with tiny homes Sat, 29 Mar '14 | 11:00 AM ET
Treehouse Sphere exterior.

Today's top designers are testing the boundaries of imagination, transforming ultrasmall spaces into marvels of microminimalist home design.

The worst tippers live here… Fri, 28 Mar '14 | 11:04 AM ET

An analysis of Square data, reflecting a wide swath of transactions, found the stingiest and most generous tippers in America.

Human capital can be volatile, with people in steady careers being more bondlike and those in riskier professions acting like stocks.

Ikea will now offer house-calls to help with your in-home kitchen redesign.

Decorating your home can be paralyzing, which is why some stores are adding free design services to spur sales.

Why this $84,000 drug costs just $900 abroad Sat, 29 Mar '14 | 2:29 PM ET

Why do some drugs, like Gilead's Sovaldi, cost more in the U.S. than in other countries. Shelia Dharmarajian reports for "Nightly Business Report."

Michael Lewis targets high frequency trading Fri, 28 Mar '14 | 3:01 PM ET
Michael Lewis

In a new book due out Monday, the author casts a critical eye on high frequency trading, according to excerpts obtained by CNBC.

McDonald's is offering free coffee to its breakfast customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.

Don't bother! Schools not worth the coin: Report Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 11:59 AM ET

The Atlantic published a list of 11 schools with a dubious distinction: all of them had a 20-year net negative return of at least $30,000.

As more Americans turn to the Internet to find love, online dating services are starting to look like the new investment darling.

Inside your portfolio's hidden Russia risk Fri, 28 Mar '14 | 11:50 AM ET

Today BRIC and EMEA funds typically have 15 percent to 25 percent of their portfolios invested in Russia. Are you a global investor at risk?

How a mother-daughter crime duo stole millions Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 5:40 PM ET

An inside look at how a mother-daughter crime duo posed as soldiers and swindled money from women who were seeking love on the Internet, according to prosecutors.

Tesla Model S

U.S. regulators said they closed an investigation into fires involving Tesla Motors' popular Model S sedans after finding no "defect trend."