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Daiquiri doughnuts: Too good of a good thing? Thu, 26 Dec '13 | 9:04 AM ET
Raspberry Champaign Donut by The Drunkin Donut Co.

A New York bakery is selling liquor-flavored doughnuts. CNBC's Jane Wells wanted to see if they were worth the calories and possible hangovers.

As banks that comply with Islamic law are making inroads into the global banking scene, Western businesses are working to meet their expectations.

Cheers! The top 14 spots to toast 2014 Fri, 6 Dec '13 | 8:00 AM ET

From beach parties to ball drops, fireworks to waterfalls, CNBC presents the top 14 hot spots worldwide to raise a toast on New Year's Eve 2014.

Bought a gift online? Good luck returning it Tue, 24 Dec '13 | 8:00 AM ET

Web sales are up—along with returns. Here are some of the toughest and the most lenient return policies for gifts bought online.

The FBI initially saw the Christmas movie classic "It's a Wonderful Life' as anti-bank Communist propaganda.

Why fewer champagne bottles are set to pop Tue, 24 Dec '13 | 11:11 AM ET

Economic woes in champagne's home market of France took the fizz out of global sales for the second year in a row in 2013 between 3 and 4 percent.

14 spectacularly wrong predictions Thu, 19 May '11 | 1:09 PM ET

Even the most intellectually gifted prognosticators did not foresee key forces that would cause paradigm shifts in society.

McDonald's employee site bashes fast food Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 5:59 PM ET

McD's employee resources site has even more odd advice for workers. This time, it's about the industry it helped make ubiquitous...fast food.

Get ready for sensors INSIDE your body Tue, 24 Dec '13 | 8:00 AM ET

It may sound a little bit futuristic and far-fetched, but the reality is that ingestible sensors and implantable chips are already in use.

Rand Paul

Rand Paul has grievances, and hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers to hear him out.

On jammed jets, sardines turn on one another Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 2:53 PM ET
Passengers aboard an Allegiant Airlines flight en route from Las Vegas to Colorado Springs, Colo., Dec. 19, 2013.

Airlines are shrinking the size of their seats, raising revenue but also tensions between frustrated passengers. The NYT reports.

A former Tiffany executive was sentenced to a year in prison on Monday after admitting to stealing more than $2.1 million of jewelry from the New York luxury store.

Super Bowl concert sponsors score a touchdown Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 11:17 AM ET
The Barclays Center will host the Red Hot Chili Peppers as part of the Super Bowl concert series this year.

Super Bowl sponsorships have evolved and are a key source of revenue for the NFL as big brands try to dazzle customers with concerts. The NYT reports.

Which home will sell for $100 million in 2014? Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 11:38 AM ET
The De Guigne Estate, Hillsborough, Calif.

The $100 million sale seems to have become an annual rite of passage for the luxury real estate market following the financial crisis.

Get ahead early: Teaching children manners Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 2:40 PM ET
Tots learning to introduce themselves at a Socialsklz workshop.

A number of small businesses across the country instruct children in everything from using cutlery correctly to making friends.

Sometimes even Santa gets stumped. We bellied up to the bar with the man in red to share some gift ideas for all those beer lovers on your list.

Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne escaped 'the cube' to start Georgetown Cupcakes.

Sophie and Katherine Kallinis quit their jobs at the beginning of the recession and now run a small cupcake empire.

Ron Burgundy's Dodge Durango advertisement.

Dodge CEO Timothy Kuniskis said he isn't worried that Ron Burgundy made fun of its Durango model because the profit from the campaign is huge.

Returning Xmas gifts? Better hurry up! Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 11:40 AM ET

Shoppers may have a tougher time returning unwanted gifts this year, with less than one-third of retailers offering special holiday return policies.

China’s golfing industry is teeing off Mon, 23 Dec '13 | 8:44 AM ET

Golf is a multibillion-dollar global industry – and a sport that China is increasingly keen of joining.

The road ahead in autos: Luxury wins Mon, 9 Dec '13 | 9:00 AM ET

Coming to a showroom near you: a dizzying array of new models and incentives sure to change the shopping experience.

The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell modestly over the past two weeks, ending a four-week advance.

Is bitcoin the fad of all fads? Fri, 6 Dec '13 | 10:58 AM ET

Sorkin shares his thoughts on bitcoin, the return of Occupy Wall Street and Miley Cyrus.

U.S. Postal Service trucks sit parked outside a station in Chelsea, New York.

The Postal Service, which shipped 3.5 billion packages last year, is cut off from the alcohol shipping business. But that could be changing.

Mistletoe lovers rejoice! There is a more plentiful crop this year.

Good news for Christmas lovebirds: Mistletoe is well-stocked this year. In fact, news of a shortage of it in years past may have been overblown.

High-tech robots and other cool tricks Fri, 20 Dec '13 | 8:05 AM ET
Sebastien Cagnon, behavior architect at Aldebaran Robotics, right, demonstrates the company's Nao humanoid robot at the International Robot Exhibition 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.

Cardboard rodeo, bike parkour and Tokyo's robot exhibition are a few of the videos making waves on the Web today.

The Santa rally isn't just a myth. Here's what's behind the phenomenon—and how investors can cash in this week

Andy Warhol's painting of "Farrah Fawcett," 1980.

The ownership of the artwork has been contested during a three-week trial in which Fawcett's final wishes and her relationship with O'Neal were dissected.

Lamborghini's new weapon in the supercar wars Fri, 20 Dec '13 | 11:28 AM ET
Lamborghini Huracan LP-610-4

Lamborghini just unveiled the Huracan, a supercar that can reach a top speed of more than 202 mph.

Why stay-at-home moms need a 'postnup' Sat, 21 Dec '13 | 3:00 PM ET

Considering leaving your job to become a stay-at-home mom? Financial advisor Jeff Landers says it's important to get an agreement.