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Alcoa opened a new plant on Thursday—the latest installment of its aggressive $90 million expansion in aerospace manufacturing.

Why the new iPhone won't boost the US GDP Thu, 2 Oct '14 | 9:01 AM ET
Tony Zhan holds up his new iPhone 6 Plus after it went on sale at the Apple store in Pasadena, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014.

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus won't boost the economy despite the rush to buy it, The Fiscal Times reports.

Marissa Mayer and Tim Armstrong.

If AOL and Yahoo were to merge, who would make the best CEO: Marissa Mayer or Tim Armstrong?

A man enters a McDonald's restaurant in Tokyo, Japan

The ongoing burger wars show no sign of slowing down globally.

Steve Wynn

Casino tycoon Steve Wynn says government crackdowns in Macau and protests in Hong Kong don't worry him so much.

In a poll conducted by lastminute.com.au 912 people admitted to lying in order to receive free upgrades on flights.

Derek Jeter's "The Players' Tribune"

Derek Jeter announces The Players'Tribune, a new publishing company that provides a forum for star athletes and their stories.

This short-sale promo is absolutely hilarious Wed, 1 Oct '14 | 1:46 PM ET
An image from a Kerrisdale Capital video on Vimeo

A small hedge fund is hoping to make a big splash with an Ackman-style presentation on the "biggest stock promotion ... since Sino-Forest"

After Coke Life is launched, PepsiCo unveils a new midcalorie cola, Pepsi True, which is sweetened with sugar and stevia.

Meet the NSA’s hacker recruiter Wed, 1 Oct '14 | 11:06 AM ET
National Security Agency headquarters, Fort Meade, Maryland

Meet the man leading the NSA's recruiting efforts through a program targeting students as young as eighth grade.

Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly includes optimism and pessimism from the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund.

Pizza titans avoid Italy ... for now Wed, 1 Oct '14 | 10:29 AM ET

Italy might be the birthplace of pizza, but good luck trying to find a slice from the takeout pizza giants there.

Richard Branson talks to the media at Perth Airport in May 2013 in Perth, Australia.

Sir Richard Branson has named 39th President of the U.S. Jimmy Carter as one of the "top five most respected people in the world".

Couching pricey high-end furniture Wed, 1 Oct '14 | 9:33 AM ET
Bryght’s Chanel concept

Aamir Baig pitched his start-up e-commerce company Bryght. The business model: high-end furniture at an affordable price. Can he convince the panel?

The world's 10 biggest energy gluttons Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 2:18 PM ET
Doha, Qatar skyline at night

A list of the countries that use the most energy on a per-person basis contained mostly small (and surprising) names.

Most traditional indicators show inflation in the U.S. to be well under control, but bacon cheeseburger eaters know better.

Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 12:59 PM ET
Michael Phelps looks on after swimming in the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships on August 22, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.

He has been training for competition in recent months, coming out of retirement after the 2012 London Games, USA Today reports.

Naughty travelers beware, you're on camera Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 1:25 PM ET
Passenger Shaming facebook page

Outraged and disgusted by some travelers' behavior, a former flight attendant, who goes by a fake name, has set up passenger shamming blog.

Nobody has conquered this 8K breakfast challenge Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 11:10 AM ET
Britain's Bear's Grill 8000 calorie "Hibernator" breakfast.

The Hibernator in Bear Grills Cafe features an 8,000 calorie breakfast challenge, inspired by Man vs. Food.

Willie Nelson performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival.

Guernsey's will be auctioning off items from musician Waylon Jennings' collection including Willie Nelson's braids.

The Star Jet roller coaster remains in the water after the Casion Pier it sat on collapsed from the forces of Superstorm Sandy, February 19, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.

At the recent UN climate change confab, most leaders were like "deer in headlights," says Terry Tamminen. It's time for action.

Bill Gross is NOT crazy: Ron Insana Mon, 29 Sep '14 | 1:59 PM ET
Bill Gross

After the spectacular blowup and exit at Pimco, a lot of people say Bill Gross is crazy. He's many things—but crazy he is not, says Ron Insana.

A PayPal employee in the Berlin office.

In Tuesday's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, a big eBay investor defends PayPal's prospects, while Carl Icahn strikes again. And can eBay still grow by itself?

First Impressions of the ZTE ZMAX Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 10:15 AM ET
ZTE Zmax

The ZTE ZMAX phablet aims to separate itself from Apple's iPhone 6 Plus by featuring a bigger screen at a cheaper price.

Sexy Olaf?

A customer service representative for Yandy.com said the costumes are sold out, and it's not sure if it will restock before Halloween.

Audi A3

The day is approaching when the reason you buy a particular vehicle will be driven largely by its connectivity, a new study finds.

The snack is nibbling away at how the world eats, drinks and lives, USA Today reports.

Jeff Goldblum in a G.E. spot "Enhance Your Lighting".

We've finally figured out the secret to Jeff Goldblum's enduring charm and success as an actor: really great lighting, TODAY reports.

Former President Bill Clinton speaks with Becky Quick at the CGI 2014 annual meeting in N.Y.

Bill Clinton has three reasons why U.S. median incomes have barely risen since his presidency.

The biggest coffee markets in the world are... Mon, 29 Sep '14 | 11:34 AM ET

The world's biggest market for java is seeing a surge in pod sales and upswing at restaurants.