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Tooth fairy’s generosity skyrockets to $50 Fri, 30 Aug '13 | 6:31 AM ET

The tooth fairy's generosity is skyrocketing, according to a new survey, which revealed that some American children are pocketing up to $50 per tooth.

With sales sagging, Heineken Light gets crafty Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 4:53 PM ET

In a move to boost its light beer brand, Heineken is tweaking the taste with a popular hops and a redesigning product packaging.

The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.

Laura Holcomb, who has been a homeowner for 17 years, and Patrick McCarty at Holcomb's house in Memphis.

Across the country, a growing number of single-family rentals provide an option for many who lost their homes. But the decline in homeownership is also changing neighborhoods.

Fast-food strike gets supersized over wages Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 12:56 PM ET
Protesters in New York

The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when thousands of workers at fast-food restaurants in 50 U.S. cities walked off the job to demand a "decent" wage.

Missiles, destroyers and subs: The US arsenal Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 12:50 PM ET

$1.6 million per missile. That's the cost of the Tomahawks the U.S. Navy may fire into Syria. But will that be a boon for Raytheon, which makes them?

NFL, ex-players in $765 million concussion deal Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 12:48 PM ET
Tony Dorsett of the Dallas Cowboys in action Dec. 19, 1981

A federal judge says the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million.

CNBC's Jim Cramer says Vodafone would be the clear winner—at least for now—if it succeeds in selling its 45 percent stake in the Verizon Wireless joint venture.

Apple is expected to announce a new trade-in program. But you can already get enough money for some older iPhones to cover the cost of a new one.

He broke the mold with forward guidance - now, new Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is setting trends with his clothing.

The price of 'Made in the US'? Just $4 Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 10:09 AM ET
Motorola's Moto X

Tech analysts have torn apart Motorola's Moto X and found that it costs about as much to make as competing phones from Samsung and Apple.

Six-blade copters and other fast rides! Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 8:53 AM ET

Six-blade copters and other fast rides making waves on the web!

India's rupee surges on currency intervention Thu, 29 Aug '13 | 7:45 AM ET

India's beaten-down currency showed on Thursday that it hasn't given up the fight, staging it's biggest one-day gain for over 15 years on central bank intervention.

Lawrence H. Summers

Speculation that Larry Summers is the favored candidate to take over Bernanke as Fed chief has resurfaced in recent weeks, prompting a strong backlash from some industry watchers.

No fry zone: Brace for fast-food strikes Wed, 28 Aug '13 | 7:04 PM ET
Fast-food workers demand higher pay at a protest outside a Wendy's in New York in July.

You want fries with that? It might not matter Thursday — fast-food workers are planning to strike in protest of their low wages.

Guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (right), with a French anti-submarine frigate during exercises earlier this year.

Military strikes on Syria present a complex set of possible outcomes, all of them disruptive for energy markets. But some scenarios are worse than others.

Short Hannah, long Miley: The stock analysis Wed, 28 Aug '13 | 4:05 PM ET
Miley Cyrus (L) and Miley Cyrus (R).

What if celebrity were measured like stocks? Then Hannah Montana is a loser and Miley Cyrus, twerks and all, is the winner.

Scientists have turned human stem cells into pea-sized organs with a neural structure similar to that of a developing embryo.

'Broken market'? Why there's more trouble ahead Wed, 28 Aug '13 | 12:23 PM ET

Prior to Tuesday's action, the mild August drop in the stock market seemed to do little actual structural damage. But signs now point to more trouble ahead.

electronic cigarettes.

The booming electronic cigarette market will approach nearly $2 billion by the end of 2013, a top tobacco analyst predicts.

'I Have a Dream': 50 years later Wed, 28 Aug '13 | 10:50 AM ET
Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968) addresses crowds during the March On Washington at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, where he gave his 'I Have A Dream' speech.
Pork out on the bacon-wrapped Ford Fiesta Wed, 28 Aug '13 | 10:39 AM ET
Bacon wrapped Ford Fiesta!

Now you can get your Fiesta subcompact swaddled in one of four vinyl wraps depicting luscious strips of bacon.

740 Park Avenue in New York City is the scene to a rash of jewelry thefts.

At one tony NYC apartment, the co-board is sabotaging a police investigation into $250K of stolen jewelry.

The newest additions to the English dictionary are likely to make language purists "vom," as "selfie" and "phablet", are among hundreds of new words that have been added to Oxford Dictionaries Online.

IRS vs. Jacko estate: A $434 million dispute Tue, 27 Aug '13 | 6:53 PM ET
Michael Jackson at a press conference in New York in 1992.

The Michael Jackson estate said the taxable value of the singer's image and likeness was $2,105, while the IRS says it's more like $434 million.

Cupcake craving at 3am? Hit the cupcake ATM! Tue, 27 Aug '13 | 5:39 PM ET
Sprinkles Cupcakes ATM

Middle-of-the-night cupcake cravings used to go unnoticed but now, no more! New York is getting a 24-7 cupcake ATM.

Donald Trump and NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

"Once again, as with all the facts relating to Trump University which he continues to avoid by making personal attacks, Mr. Trump's statements are false," Eric Schneiderman told TODAY.

This app makes your selfies look ... complete Tue, 27 Aug '13 | 3:09 PM ET

This brand-new mobile application lets you snap photos from your iPhone's front and back cameras in one post.

Bank ratings do not show the impact of the slowdown in emerging economies or the more sustained recovery in developed countries. Europe still leads the list of the world's safest banks.

This teen actress outperformed the S&P 500 Tue, 27 Aug '13 | 2:47 PM ET
Rachel Fox

After one of the strongest bull runs in stock market history, more young adults seem to have caught the investing bug. This teen actress actually outperformed the S&P 500!