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Men's Wearhouse says it fired executive chairman George Zimmer because he was reluctant to give up operational control of the company he founded 40 years ago.

Americans who have trouble dividing 300 by 2 are much more likely to end up in foreclosure than consumers with average math skills, according to a new study.

Cooking show host Paula Deen.

Fallout for Paula Deen continued, as Smithfield Foods announced it has ended its partnership with Deen after it was revealed she used racist language. Can her food empire survive?

Worst Airports for Connections Mon, 24 Jun '13 | 3:11 PM ET
American Airlines passengers wait in line to reschedule flights at O'Hare Airport.

Gah! Connecting flights can be maddening for travelers. Here are the 10 worst airports for connections.

Daniel Loeb, founder and CEO of Third Point.

Amid a 10 percent S&P rally this year, some of hedge fund Third Point's short holdings have held it back, as even the most beaten-down companies have staged remarkable comebacks.

Athletes who became entrepreneurs Mon, 24 Jun '13 | 1:33 PM ET
Tennis player Maria Sharapova poses with a Sugarpova candy packet during the French launch of her Sugarpova candy collection.

Sports careers don't last forever, but some athletes found new careers for when they reached the ripe old age of 30. Here are 10 who started small businesses and found new success.

Royal Beluga caviar.

An influx of rich Europeans to London is causing the cost of living for the ultra-wealthy to surge, a private wealth management firm reported on Monday.

Hostess Twinkies

Hostess plans to have Twinkies and other snack cakes back on shelves starting July 15.

For Good or Ill, Founders Who Got the Boot Mon, 24 Jun '13 | 10:13 AM ET
Steve Jobs

Ousting a founding CEO can have disastrous results or be the best thing that ever happened. We examine some notable cases.

Pooch trucks: We all bark for ice cream Mon, 24 Jun '13 | 9:11 AM ET
Frosty Pooch offers tasty treats for your "best friend."

Food trucks for dogs are rolling through a growing number of cities, selling canine versions of cookies, ice cream and other treats.

Seven in 10 full-time employees aren't happy at work—leading to nearly $550 billion in lost productivity each year, but perks aren't the answer, according to a Gallup study.

Novak Djokovic

Ahead of Wimbledon, the world's number one tennis player, Novak Djokovoc, spoke to CNBC about his favorite tournament and whether he invests.

Motorola is working on a pill that stores your codes and ID in your stomach, which can broadcast your details to gadgets like doors to get them to open.

Nelson Mandela

South Africans appeared resigned on Monday to the inevitability of one day saying goodbye to former president Nelson Mandela after his condition in hospital deteriorated to critical.

A new report portrays Generation X as the most direly affected by the retirement savings crisis, and suggests their spending habits are to blame.

The amount of money donated to charity has been inching up in recent years, but a report finds that Americans still aren't giving as much as they were before the recession began.

Small Planes, Big Fight: Beechcraft vs Embraer Fri, 21 Jun '13 | 1:41 PM ET

The U.S. government was wrong to purchase foreign aircrafts for its operations in Afghanistan, the CEO of Beechcraft told CNBC this week.

Billionaire William Koch is putting his historic compound on the private island of Oyster Harbors up for sale, CNBC has learned.

Sales and rental prices on Cape Cod are rising, especially at the top end of the market. Plus, see which property billionaire William Koch has put up for sale, CNBC has learned.

It's a Ruff Day at the Office for Lucky Dogs Fri, 21 Jun '13 | 10:46 AM ET
Bring your dog to work day!!

You may find some new friends at the office Friday—four-legged ones. It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day. The percentage of people who take pets to work is still small, but growing.

Art Buyers Unfazed by Falling Stocks—for Now Fri, 21 Jun '13 | 10:02 AM ET
Monet's 1908 view of Venice. called "Le Palais Contarini," sold for $30.8 million at Sotheby's Thursday.

Despite a market selloff, Sotheby's sold $165 million in art in London Thursday night. Next week's sales may be the real test for how the art market holds up amid market gyrations.

Singapore Pokes Fun at Haze Fri, 21 Jun '13 | 1:57 AM ET
Singapore city skyline filled with smog. The Pollution Standard Index (PSI) hit a record high of 400 on Friday, in the hazardous range.

From posting images of landmarks wearing gas masks to wacky tweets on how to handle Singapore's worst air quality problem, residents keep it light-hearted.

Kudlow: Bernanke Made a Major Mistake Thu, 20 Jun '13 | 6:26 PM ET

The Fed chief might have unintentionally launched a major tightening policy.

Carl Icahn Beats Nemesis Ackman ... to Twitter Thu, 20 Jun '13 | 3:47 PM ET

Carl Icahn has found something else where he can beat Bill Ackman. The billionaire was the first of the two to make it to Twitter.

James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini and his Soprano family pioneered a new era of premium original TV content. For the first time, TV content started to draw as much respect as top quality movies.

Anxiety in Detroit Over a Trove of Prized Autos Thu, 20 Jun '13 | 12:20 PM ET
Curator Adam Lovell deflates a car capsule housing a 965 Ford XD Cobra prototype owned by the Detroit Historical Society.

Lurching toward a possible bankruptcy filing, Detroit has become distraught at talk of selling municipal treasures, such as a classic car collection, to help pay off debts.

A Bit More Room in the Passing Lane This July 4 Thu, 20 Jun '13 | 10:53 AM ET

Get ready for lots of company on the road and in the skies around the Fourth of July weekend, though you'll find them slightly less crowded than last year, according to AAA.

Cisco's Chambers: US Tax System Is Broken Thu, 20 Jun '13 | 4:46 AM ET

Cisco holds nearly $50 billion in profits offshore, but CEO John Chambers said the company is unlikely to repatriate the money to the U.S.

Lower-ranked tennis players will be able to collect more in prize money than ever before at this year's Wimbledon tournament.

Smog so dense you can hardly see and people walking around with face masks on: scenes often associated with polluted Beijing actually describe Singapore.

Jeffrey Katzenberg

Jeffrey Katzenberg is changing DreamWorks Animation from a movie studio with a few big films a year to a multiplatform media business.