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Megan Ellison

For the third year since 2011, films by Meagan Ellison, daughter of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, are box office hits and contenders for major awards.

Everyone in Norway became a theoretical crown millionaire on Wednesday in a milestone for the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund.

Pope Francis has taken the world by storm since his election to the papacy, and his popularity is spreading, according to retailers.

A Tesla on display at the 2014 International CES in January in Las Vegas.

Tesla Motors said Friday it will upgrade its wall charger adapters amid reports they are overheating in garages.

The beach at the Eden Rock in St. Barth’s.

Dreaming of hot sun and sugary beaches? Here are some of the top destinations for the wealthy right now.

10 awesome, innovative skyscrapers Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 7:10 AM ET

If a city wants to show off, it builds a skyscraper. We look at ten of the world's most innovative and awe inspiring to date.

New York state's Conservative Party believes New York's medical marijuana plan is a "slippery slope."

The Spruce Goose in its hangar in Oregon

Aviation buffs are hopeful the airplane with the world's largest wingspan will remain open to the public in Oregon.

WWE announces 24/7 Internet channel at CES Thu, 9 Jan '14 | 12:01 PM ET
Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson and John Cena in action during WrestleMania XXVIII at Sun Life Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

World Wrestling Entertainment announced details on the highly anticipated WWE Network, a 24/7 streaming and video on-demand service, at CES.

Sean 'Diddy' Combs

One of the world's most successful media personalities, Sean "Diddy" Combs, has teamed up with Diageo to take over a tequila brand.

Automakers show off new tech at CES 2014 Wed, 8 Jan '14 | 3:59 PM ET
The Audi A7 Autonomous on display at the 2014 Audi CES keynote presentation at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Monday.

Audi, BMW, Ford and other automakers show what they have to offer tech geeks at CES 2014.

Forget passwords, your body is the new key Wed, 8 Jan '14 | 11:48 AM ET
Nymi biometrice band.

A lot of tech companies at the consumer electronic show are betting your body is the only key you will need in the future.

The Autographer hands-free intelligent wearable camera is displayed at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, January 7, 2014.

Tech companies big and small are unveiling new gear at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Kyle Sweet is a renovator for Key Properties, a firm that buys foreclosed homes, fixes them and sells them stands inside this house in Lawrenceville, GA.

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a foreclosed home tour with Kyle Sweet, from Key Property Systems, which purchased the house at auction Tuesday for $80,000. The company will put about $20,000 into refurbishing, he says, and will sell the house for about $130,000.

John McAfee

John McAfee says he is glad that the chipmaker plans to drop his name from the product.

When breaking and entering is legal Wed, 8 Jan '14 | 2:37 PM ET
Kyle Sweet is a renovator for Key Properties, a firm that buys foreclosed homes, fixes them and sells them stands inside this house in Lawrenceville, GA.

So-called door-kickers working for investors in foreclosed homes often get the first peek inside vacant properties.

Lindsey Vonn arrives for training for the Women World Cup Downhill on Dec. 18, 2013, in Val d'Isère, France.

America's top female skier won't be in Sochi, and that could mean trouble for U.S. medal hopes and TV viewership.

Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight concept car at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on January 6, 2014.

The Detroit Auto Show has traditionally been the year's kickoff for automakers, but the Consumer Electronics Show has increasingly upended that role.

Man who invented Kung Fu films dies Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 1:22 AM ET
Still from Five Fingers of Death movie

Run Run Shaw, the Hong Kong media mogul who was largely credited with inventing the kung fu genre — died on Tuesday at his home in Hong Kong. He was 106. NYT reports.

Overstock CEO: Why we're accepting bitcoins Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 8:36 AM ET
Patrick M. Byrne

Overstock recently announced it would accept bitcoin as payment. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne explains the business — and philosophical — reasons behind the decision.

The push to increase the minimum wage reinforces an "unhealthy" message, asserts venture capitalist Kevin O'Leary, known as "Mr. Wonderful" on the reality show "Shark Tank."

Toyota Senior Vice President Bob Carter speaks about the Toyota fuel cell concept vehicle at the 2014 International CES on January 6, 2014 in Las Vegas.

Toyota will sell a new hydrogen-powered car in 2015 called the FCV which emits only water vapor as exhaust.

Frozen oranges with misters running to avoid as much damage as possible during a cold snap affecting the San Joaquin Valley citrus crop, Dec. 6, 2013 in Traver, Calif.

Cold weather did not harm oranges and other fruit across Florida's citrus-growing regions, the state's leading growers association said on Tuesday.

So you're an entrepreneur with a great product, and now you have to get financing. CNBC.com asked investors and inventors to define the perfect pitch.

Prosecutors say suspect Richard Cosentino, seen on a boat fishing, fraudulently received more than $207,000 in a broad disability scam.

More than 100 people, including former police officers and firefighters, were arrested Tuesday in a broad disability scam, the Manhattan DA's office says.

The most stressful jobs for 2014 Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Think your job is stressful? Take a number. Here are the 10 most stressful jobs of 2014.

Producer/director Michael Bay

When technology news conferences go bad, they go really bad.

A Spanish judge charged Princess Cristina - younger daughter of King Juan Carlos - with tax fraud and money laundering.

Jim Cramer thinks corporate mogul John Malone has just created a 'tremendous opportunity’ for investors.

Aubrey Lee Price

Aubrey Price, a banker wanted for allegedly bilking investors, was apprehended. Price was featured on CNBC's "American Greed Fugitives.