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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.

McDonald's Mighty Wings

The world's biggest hamburger chain is stuck with a lot of unsold chicken from its Mighty Wings promotion, a new report said.

Behind China's love affair with bitcoin Fri, 20 Dec '13 | 9:27 AM ET

Chinese investors are driving the price of the virtual currency worldwide, CNBC looks at the reasons behind China's love affair with bitcoin.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Mikhail Khodorkovsky's release after 10 years in jail reflects Putin's consolidation of power in Russia.

What happens when Bill Gates is Secret Santa? Thu, 19 Dec '13 | 12:36 PM ET
Bill Gates, aka Secret Santa?

A Reddit user named Rachel who knew her Secret Santa only as "Bill" got the surprise of a lifetime.

Jenny's gift shop owner Thuy Nguyen smiles at his shop Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

Although two winning lottery tickets can claim the $636 million Mega jackpot, only one store clerk who sold the ticket will get a $1 million bonus.

Ad for a "Slightly Haunted" home on Zillow

In the listing for his 1901 Victorian house, Greg Leeson is asking for $144,000, but he adds that the house is "slightly haunted," NBC reports.

How taking meds could make you rich Wed, 18 Dec '13 | 12:22 PM ET

With cities growing rapidly, great strain is being placed on healthcare. How is innovation helping to lower costs and make patients better?

Fed late with tapering: Paul Ryan Wed, 18 Dec '13 | 7:00 PM ET
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.

The Fed needs to get back to "sound money," House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told CNBC on Wednesday.

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Sheldon Adelson.

Warren Buffett gained more wealth than any other U.S. billionaire, adding $37 million a day, according to one study.