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If U.S. law is changed to allow the Post Office to deliver beer, wine and spirits, it could help the cash-strapped agency and drive alcohol sales. But other challenges linger.

Your next car color? Look at your iPhone Sat, 10 Aug '13 | 7:00 AM ET

The trendsetting Apple iPhone made white a symbol of high technology, something long associated with silver.

Marc Faber is not exactly known for making rosy prognostications. But there's one sector he'd actually recommend buying right now.

Google Glass: Bound to excite and annoy Fri, 9 Aug '13 | 11:20 AM ET
A man wearing Google Glass in Bryant Park, New York City.

Google Glass looks will excite gadget lovers and information junkies while annoying plenty of others who may wish for a simpler time.

Making it on Wall Street isn't easy. Neither is breaking into the New York restaurant industry. That didn't stop Jon Snyder from trying both.

Cross-border organized crime is big business, worth around $2.1 trillion per year, according to the United Nations. Click ahead to see the most lucrative criminal activities.

David Karp, founder of the micro-blogging site Tumblr, opens the NASCAQ Exchange in New York City.

As part of Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr, the blogging service's founder, David Karp, will receive a $81 million payment if he stays will the company for the next four years.

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez being led out of his home in handcuffs.

The pace of athletes making the police blotter seems to have sped up dangerously this year.

Turnkey real estate.

Haggling over fossils and forks has become increasingly common at the top of the real estate market as more and more foreign buyers rush into the market for high-end properties.

The battered Aussie dollar is a popular short for currency traders at the moment, but one economist says the market has got it wrong and the Aussie is, in fact, a 'screaming buy.'

Ashton Kutcher...for Fed chief?! Thu, 8 Aug '13 | 7:03 PM ET

Who will be the next Fed chief? You won't believe it but Ashton Kutcher's name came up. What's even more surprising, is who said it—Dallas Fed chief Richard Fisher!

Jim Cramer has learned something valuable about investing at almost every junction in his life.

Rachel Farmer and her son, Christopher, bag up some clothing to send to Schoola Stitch. They hope to raise money for his school in Bowling Green, Va.

Schoola Stitch opened for business on Thursday, offering parents a new way to shop for gently used children's clothes and promising deals as much as 70 to 90 percent off retail.

The Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, France, site of the recent jewelry theft.

The Pink Panther gang is suspected of pulling off some of the most brazen diamond heists in history, with more than $100 million worth of jewels stolen in just the past month.

BlackRock's muni bond investment and research team has just published a handy guide to life in the aftermath of the Detroit bankruptcy, highlighting six myths that govern the market.

Will sports be the tipping point in the fight between CBS and Time Warner Cable? Golf fans with TWC service sure hope so because of the PGA Championship this weekend.

JetBlue's upcoming premium seats pale in comparison to perks offered on other airlines, such as real beds, massages and in-flight showers.

2013 Chevrolet Sonic

The auto industry continued its poor performance in an influential US safety group's new crash test as half of the small cars tested did not fare well.

India swoons, and investors should stay alert Thu, 8 Aug '13 | 6:00 AM ET

The broad-based selloff in emerging markets has pushed the Indian currency into free fall, underscoring the need for investors to tread cautiously.

The lobster industry is being crippled by a glut of supply that many attribute to climate change, sending the price per pound plummeting and making the crustacean affordable.

Toyota recalls over 340,000 compact pickups Wed, 7 Aug '13 | 4:11 PM ET
2008 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab

The latest in a slew of safety-related problems involving the pickup is a seat belt issue that could increase the risk of injuries and even fatalities in the event of a collision.

Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants and Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts.

The Manning brothers, Mumford & Sons, and Marmite are in the news this week as several outrageously funny video marketing campaigns go viral.

Sarah Palin and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Twitter provides a way for celebrities to connect, but this also means that the whole world is able to watch when drama unfolds. See some of these epic Twitter feuds.

Image from Quake 4

John Carmack, whose "Doom" and "Quake" helped revolutionize the video game industry, is looking to lead a new upheaval with a technology once dismissed as a pipe dream.

France: Adieu frogs' legs, bonjour fast food Wed, 7 Aug '13 | 3:25 AM ET

For the first time in France, fast food overtook traditional restaurant receipts as the economic crisis deepened, and the share of people who pack a lunch for work is rising faster by the year.

Plans by Abercrombie & Fitch to open a children's store on London's Savile Row have come under fire from tailors determined to keep the historic street free of chain stores.

Here's a few ways experts say Bezos may experiment with the Washington Post now that he is the owner.

Actor Ashton Kutcher plays Steve Jobs in the red carpet premiere of "Jobs".

Actor Ashton Kutcher talks about his starring role in Jobs, the upcoming biopic about the late tech innovator Steve Jobs, which he hopes will inspire the unemployed.

Pope Francis I

Pope Francis has made several critical comments on world economic issues. Analysts say he's issuing a warning over the future of free market thinking.

Kristin Davis

Kristin Davis, the former madam and current candidate for New York comptroller, was arrested for selling prescription pills.