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Wine's big threat (hint: it could be you) Thu, 16 Jan '14 | 7:00 AM ET

This year will bring good news to the wine industry despite aging boomers presenting a question mark for future demand, according to a new report.

California's worst drought in decades is forcing the state's cattle ranchers to downsize their herds because two years of poor rainfall have ravaged millions of acres of rangeland used to feed their cows and calves.

California seems to be in a perennial drought, and 2013 was the driest year in 160 years. That means something for consumers.

HSBC suspends 2 FX traders, Citi puts 2 on leave Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 11:03 AM ET

HSBC said it had suspended two foreign exchange traders in London and Citigroup said it had put a pair of traders on leave.

Teresa Scott

"I experienced a complete, just total mind-body-spiritual transformation through the sport," says Teresa Scott.

Prince Harry quits job as helicopter pilot Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 6:00 AM ET

Prince Harry, the grandson of the British Queen and fourth in line to the throne, has quit his job as an Army Air Corp helicopter pilot.

A group of elderly Korean-Americans gather at a McDonalds where they are engaged in a long-running dispute with management over how long they should be allowed to linger, in New York, Jan. 14, 2014.

For the past several months, a number of elderly Korean patrons and a McDonald's they frequent have been battling over the benches inside. NYT reports.

This Beverly Hills home for sale, with all its luxury amenities included, may just spur a trend with down-market houses.

This rusted out Ferrari could fetch $2 million Thu, 16 Jan '14 | 11:05 AM ET
Rusted but wanted? The '67 Ferrari up for auction

A rare 1967 Ferrari 330 GTS is rusted out, and the engine won't start, but it could fetch $2 million at auction this weekend.

Bud Light gets a Super Bowl makeover Wed, 15 Jan '14 | 5:41 PM ET
One of Anheuser-Busch's Super Bowl ads, "Puppy Love," follows up on a previous theme.

This year, Bud Light will be getting a new aluminum can and new tagline, while Budweiser will trot out the popular Clydesdales for the second year in a row.

Revealed: Buyer of $142.4 million Bacon painting Thu, 16 Jan '14 | 10:14 AM ET
Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucien Freud"

The billionaire ex-wife of a U.S. casino magnate bought the world's most expensive painting sold at an auction, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Gerrit Zalm dressed as "Priscilla"

ABN Amro broke most banking stereotypes when its chairman dressed up in drag and masqueraded as a brothel owner at a corporate event.

Rahm Emanuel

The energy boom is upending a lot of old assumptions, and it's as key to U.S. success as the invention of the Internet, Rahm Emanuel tells CNBC.

Building the iTunes of porn Tue, 14 Jan '14 | 2:38 PM ET

Two competing companies—SkweezMe and MindGeek—are trying to bring an iTunes-like pricing and distribution model to porn.

A security expert says the previous mobile payment app made it easy for hackers to access customers' geological data and password information.

Why cider is the best thing to happen to beer Wed, 15 Jan '14 | 12:19 PM ET

As Anheuser-Busch InBev's Stella Artois takes its cider brand national, rival MillerCoors is preparing its own major cider launch.

Your tax dollars overpay for this (Shhhhh!) Tue, 14 Jan '14 | 3:36 PM ET

Penis pumps cost the US government Medicare program $172 million between 2006 and 2011, about twice as much as the consumer would have paid at retail.

Alex Rodriguez

The Yankees third baseman has made millions over the years, with the richest contracts in baseball history.

Corey Ward and Trew Quackenbush, co-founders of Tom+Chee, discuss their success after landing a deal with Barbara Corcoran on CNBC's "Shark Tank," and how reinventing comfort food brought them tasty results.

A deal to sell iPhones on China Mobile's vast network is a "watershed moment," Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Wednesday.

Adult film actress Jesse Jane.

The porn world loves new superstars almost as much as it loves a comeback story. That is why the industry's top stars change so frequently.

'Bohemian Beauties': Volkswagens go on display Tue, 14 Jan '14 | 8:50 AM ET

From Bugs to Dune Buggies, a new exhibition at the LeMay museum is celebrating the Volkswagen.

Sick of your job? Quit using this new app Tue, 14 Jan '14 | 5:41 AM ET

Ready to quit your job? A new app has been developed that lets you quit by sending a text message to your boss.

Skiing can be a slippery slope for your budget Mon, 13 Jan '14 | 10:29 AM ET

Skiing is increasingly a sport for the wealthy, but finding deals is easier than heading down the bunny slopes.

Ford gears up for dramatic makeover Mon, 13 Jan '14 | 12:01 AM ET
2015 Ford F-150 Platinum

Ford's F-Series pick-up, the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. and the primary profit driver for the automaker, is getting a dramatic makeover.

The new Toyota FT-1 Concept is revealed at the press preview of the 2014 North American International Auto Show on Monday in Detroit.

Toyota delivered one of the big surprises to come from this year's Detroit Auto Show—it revealed the new FT-1 sports car concept.

The Westfield North County Mall in Escondido, Calif.

Without a complete reinvention, typical U.S. malls will be extinct within the next 10 to 15 years, real estate CEO Rick Caruso said.

Old-school pizza wars: Like they did in Naples Mon, 13 Jan '14 | 8:00 AM ET
The artisanal pizza business is on an upswing. A visual sampling of the fare at Pizzeria Locale is seen here in Denver, Colo.

This isn't your father's pizza. It's your great-grandfather's.

In his first interview since Target acknowledged the massive cyber theft of customer information, CEO Gregg Steinhafel said he's had "sleepless nights" but vowed to "make it right."

Spending big on kids' sports? You're not alone Mon, 13 Jan '14 | 5:31 PM ET

"You've got millions of kids involved, parents spending thousands, and cities building facilities," one expert said. "It's just huge."

Beats hopes to beat the music streaming crowd Mon, 13 Jan '14 | 1:52 PM ET
From left: Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine

Backed by $60 million in investment, Beats Music's library has all the songs you'd ever want to hear. But can the new streaming service stand out from the crowd?