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Watch: Obama's speech to America on Syria Tue, 10 Sep '13 | 9:53 PM ET
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a televised address at the White House on Sept. 10, 2013

President Obama says he asked Congress to postpone a vote against a strike on Syria while he continues to work with Britain, France, Russia and China to get a U.N. solution.

Toyota recalling more than 1 million vehicles Tue, 10 Sep '13 | 12:08 PM ET

The carmaker discovered that the nuts it used to adjust the alignment of the rear wheels during the August 2012 recall were not tightened properly.

Sandy Weill

Former Citigroup chief Sandy Weill tells CNBC he and his wife, Joan, are making an additional $100 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College.

James Bond's famous submarine car from "The Spy Who Loved Me" has just been sold for $967,120, a price that was below what many had expected.

Criticism of 401(k) plans for high fees is rampant, but not enough investors realize that fees for individual retirement accounts can be even higher.

Miley Cyrus performs at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY

The Miley Cyrus ticket market is open for trading, and may provide a glimpse into economic value of her VMA performance.

Here are some of the most memorable moments in game show history.

Is the Gordon Gekko look coming back? Mon, 9 Sep '13 | 7:12 AM ET

It may have been acceptable in the eighties but can a clunky mobile phone measuring almost 13 inches in length make a comeback on the streets of 2013?

Amazon.com said Sunday it doesn't plan to enter the cell-phone market this year, and if it does eventually, don't expect it the device to be free, Allthingsd.com reported.

How businesses can prepare for the next Sandy Mon, 9 Sep '13 | 10:37 AM ET
A business damaged by Hurricane Sandy in New York.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there is renewed interest in products and services for businesses to prepare for and possibly thrive during the next super storm.

One tech startup is hoping to put the fun back into stereolithography, allowing users to draw - in the air.

The disappointing level of job creation in August may have had an unlikely source: Porn.

Exports of Irish whiskey are surging in key markets, multinationals are investing in the main brands and the number of distilleries is set to triple over the next five years, the FT reports.

Careful planning for present needs and long-term care is a necessity. Here are a few tips to make the process more manageable.

At the turn of the century, recent college graduates had an average debt of $15,100. Last year the average debt of graduates was $27,253.

Not feeling fall? Why pumpkin lattes are early Sun, 8 Sep '13 | 11:00 AM ET

Early Christmas promotions have pushed pumpkin lattes and beer into fans' hands even earlier this year. What's behind the pumpkin craze.

Farmers raisin' hell over 'Raisin Reserve' Wed, 4 Sep '13 | 9:30 AM ET
Grapes drying in the sun at Raisin Valley Farms in Kerman, Calif.

There's a government program that can force a farmer to hand over nearly half of his or her annual crop without getting paid for it. It's raisins.

Police inspect luxury cars seized during a crackdown on the Camorra mafia in southern Italy

The confiscation of assets is a vital weapon in the war against the Mafia which flourished in recession-stricken Italy, says a Naples magistrate, but it's not enough.

CNBC highlights the major new products that are drawing crowds at this year's IFA technology event.

$330 million in extra beer sales next year? Fri, 6 Sep '13 | 6:59 AM ET

Brazilian beer sales are expected to gain a $330 million boost when the soccer World Cup kicks off next year, according to a report by research firm Bernstein.

Is cheddar ice cream sandwich a cash cow? Sat, 7 Sep '13 | 3:00 PM ET
We know cheese makes everything better, but an ice cream sandwich? Oh yes! Check out the aged cheddar ice cream sandwich from Qui in Austin, Texas.

These days, chefs are pushing the envelope by using more distinct, flavorful cheeses to complement the final course. Cheddar cheese ice cream, anyone?

Ten high-tech gadgets for tailgating Thu, 5 Sep '13 | 1:06 PM ET
Cruzin Cooler

Tailgating has evolved since its early days and now there are a number of devices on the market that will take your burgers and beers to the next level.

Make-up applied to a model backstage at New York Fashion Week.

For many brand devotees, wearing a designer's clothing or accessories isn't enough. To outfit these fans, designers debuted cosmetics in time for Fashion Week.

GoDaddy wants to move away from sexually-suggestive advertising that had defined it in the past. Its new commercial stars Jean-Claude Van Damme. NBC reports.

Syria and Obama's political conundrum Fri, 6 Sep '13 | 12:08 PM ET

Launching an attack on Syria without public or Congressional support could destroy the president's political standing, turning his remaining years in office into a nightmare.

SpaceShipTwo makes 2nd supersonic test flight Fri, 6 Sep '13 | 11:13 AM ET
Flight of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo over the Mojave Desert, Sept. 5, 2013 captured by MARS.

Virgin Galactic says it successfully conducted a second rocket-powered, supersonic test flight of the passenger spaceship it is developing.

Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

The relatively sharp jump in interest rates since the beginning of May has taken a toll on the stock market, and analysts see more pain ahead.

Photo posted on McDonald's Singapore Facebook page

McDonald's Singapore hasn't served up any leaping lizards, with lab tests ending the reptile ruckus that erupted after a customer claimed her Sausage McMuffin contained a baby lizard.

Foot-wide Hamptons pathway sold for $120,000 Thu, 5 Sep '13 | 2:09 PM ET
Dunes at Napeague, New York

Two Wall Street financiers locked horns and bid each other up in a face-to-face auction for an overgrown 1,885-foot-long strip of land, just 1 foot wide. NBC reports.

"Actresses" and chimp.

Christopher Rad was found guilty of running a global conspiracy to manipulate stocks, raking in millions of dollars for himself.