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Best-selling author Tom Clancy dies at age 66 Wed, 2 Oct '13 | 11:49 AM ET
Author Tom Clancy in 2002

Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of "The Hunt for Red October" and other wildly successful technological thrillers, has died. He was 66.

$ave me: Spotting fake online consumer reviews Wed, 2 Oct '13 | 12:50 PM ET

As many as one in three online consumer reviews are fake. Here's what you can do.

One tycoon's unexpected bet on ... newspapers Wed, 2 Oct '13 | 1:07 PM ET

Greeting card giant Aaron Kushner bought the Orange County Register. He's never run a newspaper before, but he claims revenue is churning just fine.

Sales of super-pricey pads hit four-year high Wed, 2 Oct '13 | 9:16 AM ET
Windows span the length of a living room of a full-floor, four-bedroom penthouse apartment located in the Alfred building in the Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.

Sales of New York apartments priced at $10 million or more surged 75 percent in the third quarter, according to Brown Harris Stevens.

America's 100 largest individual landowners added 700,000 acres to their holdings, according to the Land Report 100, and now own 2 percent of the U.S. land mass.

Professional T-shirt wearer Jason HeadsetsDotCom is sharing his entrepreneurial secrets — and blowing up the self-publishing model.

Dennis Gartman

Democrats are at least winning the public relations battle in the shutdown war. That's because they're not telling the truth, said Dennis Gartman.

Although there's no substitute for seeing Old Faithful or the National Zoo's pandas in person, experts say people aren't entirely out of luck.

And the slowest fast-food drive-thru is ... Mon, 30 Sep '13 | 3:07 PM ET

The average speed at seven drive-thru restaurant chains rose to just more than three minutes, according to a study released Monday.

The government shut down. But so far, are you feeling the void? What about the government do you miss? Here's what you told us on Twitter.

How the 'Breaking Bad' finale broke records Mon, 30 Sep '13 | 4:07 PM ET
Bryan Cranston as Walter White

About 10.3 million viewers tuned in for the "Breaking Bad" finale, a record. See how the show's creators used social media to fan viewership.

Jim Cramer at Mad Money MM2K show with Duncan L. Niederauer, CEO of the New York Stock Exchange.

Jim Cramer talks with Carl Quintanilla and David Faber about his "song and dance show about business" as Mad Money prepares for its 2000th episode.

As the hockey season begins, analysts say the NHL may never be in a better place as a sport.

Richard Branson is being challenged by Conan O'Brien for top spot on Linkedin connections.

Comedian Conan O'Brien has joined LinkedIn in hopes of becoming the site's most followed user, a ranking that belongs to British billionaire Richard Branson.

The government shutdown: What you need to know Tue, 1 Oct '13 | 11:21 AM ET

Here's a comprehensive look at the impact if the federal government really gets shut down.

The $51,500 watch designed by... LeBron James? Mon, 30 Sep '13 | 8:30 AM ET
Lebron James visits the Audemars Piguet factory in Switzerland where he helped design a limited edition watch called the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph.

"King James" teamed up with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet. The watch comes with an 18-karat pink gold case and black ceramic and diamond set push pieces.

JetBlue unveils premium seating called Mint.

JetBlue Airways had previously offered only coach class seats, but that changed on Monday when the airliner unveiled its Mint premium service.

The new economic headwind coming down the road Sat, 28 Sep '13 | 7:00 AM ET

There’s good news and bad news about trucking. The good news is freight is up (kind of)The bad news? Maybe not enough trucks.

Financial advisors urge investors to re-balance their portfolios before year's end as part of a fourth-quarter annual financial review process.

Watch: Panda Cam, unlikely shutdown victim Mon, 30 Sep '13 | 10:22 PM ET

If the government does shut down, the Smithsonian's National Zoo live animal cameras will all go dark, including the popular Panda Cam.

In today's Lunch Break TV, Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on the emotional farewell appearance of his Harvard classmate, outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

More U.S. shoppers prefer Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 than Microsoft's Xbox One, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

See It Again: Wild animals in ritzy NYC Home Mon, 30 Sep '13 | 10:21 AM ET

In today's "See It Again," here are three videos that got a lot of attention on CNBC.com on Friday and over the weekend, including one of the world's largest private taxidermy collections that we found housed in a New York City apartment, a multi-million dollar jet makeover, and the five legal loopholes hackers are slipping through.

To fill a plus-size void, Rent the Runway recently debuted its first collection of evening gowns and cocktail dresses for curvier figures.

Here's how services would—or would not—be affected if Congress fails to reach an agreement averting a government shutdown at midnight Monday.

Amid the backlash against Kate Menendez, who said she's "sick of feeling ashamed for being privileged," there's a bigger point: Is she real?

Test drive: 'Bargain' Mercedes CLA disappoints Sat, 28 Sep '13 | 10:50 AM ET

Is it really possible to buy a new Mercedes-Benz for less than $30,000? Nope.

Art Cashin: Expect a 'very tough Monday' Fri, 27 Sep '13 | 10:03 AM ET

A confluence of factors is likely to make Monday's trading session a rough one, Art Cashin said.

Why International Coffee Day is big, fat deal Fri, 27 Sep '13 | 8:14 AM ET

Americans are drinking more coffee, but less of the simple brewed kind. Seven high-calorie coffee drinks that could be padding your waistline.

The 10 poorest states in America Fri, 27 Sep '13 | 2:41 PM ET

The 10 U.S. states that had the lowest average household income, according to a recent report from the Census Bureau.