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Berlin Zoo wins polar bear trademark battle Mon, 16 Sep '13 | 8:04 AM ET
Knut the polar bear

Berlin Zoo has won the latest round in a long-running legal battle with a U.K. company over the rights to the name of a famous polar bear.

The surprise withdrawal of Fed Chairman candidate Summers will likely give risk-on trades, such as battered emerging market currencies, a boost.

Lunch Break TV: 'Field of Dreams' comes to life Mon, 16 Sep '13 | 11:57 AM ET

In today's Lunch Break TV, former Major League Baseball stars on Iowa's "Field of Dreams" for a charity softball game.

2014 Porsche 911 GT3

The German maker is marking the occasion with a limited run of 1,963 in honor of the year the iconic sports car was introduced.

America's most wanted: The sharing economy Sun, 15 Sep '13 | 3:00 PM ET
Airbnb webpage

Are governments trying to shake down sharing economy start-ups like Airbnb over lost tax revenue?

Wifi more sought after than legroom on airline flights?

An industry survey of airline Wi-Fi users finds some of them want a connection so badly, they'd give up access to the lavatory to get it.

LinkedIn’s grand vision is the creation of a map based on its user activity that surveys every economic opportunity in the world.

Buy your next house from a warehouse Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 10:31 AM ET

Pulte Group, one of the largest U.S. home builders, is conducting a unique experiment in hopes of selling more homes.

Necker Island in the Caribbean is owned by business magnate Richard Branson

Owning a private island has long been seen as the ultimate status symbol of the rich and famous – but perhaps not for much longer, as wealthy individuals opt to rent islands instead of splashing out.

Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies is tackled by defensive back Vinny Sunseri #3 and defensive back Dee Milliner #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.

Sam Adams and the data defining craft beer Fri, 13 Sep '13 | 12:50 PM ET
Samuel Adams beer

Why the craft beer category is defined by Sam Adams maker Boston Beer Co.

The 'ShamWow Guy' cleans up his act Fri, 13 Sep '13 | 4:33 PM ET
Vince Offer as The ShamWow Guy

After a sex scandal, "The ShamWow guy," Vince Offer, has cleaned up his act and returned with a new product, "InVinceable.

Latest highlights from London Fashion Week Tue, 17 Sep '13 | 7:02 AM ET

Hot on the patent heels of New York Fashion Week, London kicked off its own spring/summer wear showcase on Friday. Click ahead for some early highlights from London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014.

Michael Douglas as Gordon Gekko in the 1987 Oliver Stone film, "Wall Street."

Some Wall Street watchers say the seeds of another crisis or massive bailout don't lie in bank rules or regulations. It's about ethics.

Patek Philippe 6002 watch

The watchmaker Patek Philippe has a new piece so exclusive, you need a password to read about it—and have to fill out an application to buy it.

Would you board Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th?

Chew and Brew: Haggis-flavored potato chips? Fri, 13 Sep '13 | 12:30 PM ET

In this Chew and Brew food companies test America's taste buds by offering extreme and questionable flavored potato chips.

Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez

HBO has ruled the lucrative realm of pay-per-view boxing for years. Then Showtime landed Mayweather vs. Alvarez, likely the biggest fight of the year.

In today's Lunch Break TV, here's a visit with Triston Gailey. He's just three years old but he knows how to swim and he knows how to surf.

Putin on the Ritz? Vlad said to have billions Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 12:18 PM ET

Speculation about Russian President Vladimir Putin's net worth is rife, but getting a true estimate is very difficult. A look at why.

A window display advertises Grand Theft Auto IV April 28, 2008 in New York City.

There are generally three constants to each new 'GTA' release—outrage, lots of money and plenty of pop culture to raise its 'cool' factor.

GM unveils new versions of its hottest SUVs Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 2:23 PM ET
Chevrolet Tahoe, left, and Chevrolet Suburban displayed.

The country's largest automaker took the wraps off of the new versions of its Chevy Suburban and Chevy Tahoe.

Wal-Mart to offer new iPhone at a discount Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 12:22 PM ET

Consumers can get new iPhones at a discount at Wall-Mart and trade in their older models for an even better deal, reported a news portal Cnet.

The money mind-set of Generation Z Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 6:00 AM ET

College costs and an uncertain jobs markets are shaping the financial attitudes of those born between 1990 and 1999, a survey says.

Why Southern cops fear a menthol cigarette ban Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 11:56 AM ET

Current and ex-law enforcement officials warn that a menthol cigarette ban could spark a black market boom in the smokes.

AT&T apologizes for tweeting 9/11 ad Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 12:34 PM ET

When AT&T tweeted an 9/11-themed ad featuring a smartphone, social media users responded with disbelief. The company has since apologized. NBCNews.com reports.

JK Rowling to write Harry Potter-inspired film Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 9:59 AM ET
Harry Potter

Warner Bros. announced Rowling will write a movie screenplay based on her textbook about the magical universe she created in the Potter stories.

Relatives challenging reclusive heiress' will Wed, 11 Sep '13 | 7:56 AM ET
Huguette was shy, but not sad. Her friends and the few relatives who knew her describe her as cheerful, gracious, stubborn, and devoted to her art and her charity to friends and strangers. She poses in a Japanese print dress at about age 37.

A new book, "Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune," explores over-the-top wealth.

Actors perform on the set of a pornographic movie in Los Angeles.

An HIV outbreak among LA-area porn performers has put the organization that represents the industry under fire from within.

Placido Shim shows two fish he gaffed that were floating past his boat after a leaky pipe caused more than 230,000 gallons of molasses to ooze into the harbor and kill marine life.

Thousands of fish are expected to die in Honolulu waters after 1,400 tons of molasses oozed into the harbor, state officials said.