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Nathan Sawaya worked as an attorney for years, but the work just wasn't satisfying. So he ditched his job to pursue his art: creating sculptures from Legos. It's paying off.
Bulls were eager for a strong nonfarm payroll report to argue that the economy had reached "escape velocity." That's not happening, so where does that leave the market?
Haute couture designers are increasingly turning to 3-D printing to bring unconventional, customized designs to the runway.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells CNBC he's looking for "the most battle-hardened veteran" to be the next Fed chairman, and that's Larry Summers.
It was once possible to keep public figures' outrageous behavior a secret, but those days are long gone. Read ahead to see the 10 greatest scandals ever tweeted.
From food to replacement organs and limbs, sex toys to weaponry—the sky's the limit for what we'll be able to do with this technology.
A day after the House passed tough new sanctions on Iran, the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said he believes the Senate will also vote in favor of the bill.
Got a cigarette habit? New research shows what's going up in smoke could be your earnings potential—unless you quit.
The first of August is Jerry Garcia's birthday. He would have been 71. The Dead's rhythm guitarist Bob Weir talks to CNBC about his longtime bandmate.
As Dennis Rodman was scheduled to return to North Korea, the NBA star's trip sheds light on the totalitarian state, where—surprise!—pockets of capitalism have emerged.
Sales tax holidays will be offered in at least 17 states this year, but these events may not really benefit states or retailers.
Thinking ahead about long-term care can bring big benefits later as the experience of a retired New Jersey teacher shows.
Vendors in New York City used to sell fake bags on the sidewalk, but a recent crackdown by law enforcement has forced them to adapt.
General Motors' says its July U.S. sales rose 16 percent on big gains in full-size pickup trucks, selling just over 234,000 vehicles, but short of the 19 percent gain forecast.
Some politicians find polling to be a little old fashioned, so they're using big data to see what the public thinks about them.
Goldman Sachs said Wednesday that it will make some changes to its commodities warehousing business to assuage concerns that the warehouses are limiting aluminum supplies.
Contrary to popular belief, sex doesn't automatically sell well. Part of its success depends on the economy. For example, UK prostitutes are cutting prices as business slumps.
The TSA investigated and closed 9,622 cases of employee misconduct between 2010 and 2012, according to a report by the GAO.
Spike Lee stopped by the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday to talk about the Kickstarter funding campaign for his latest film - and to fend off criticism about his methods.
Bernice Tingle lost her savings to a scam but that's not all. The IRS and California demanded she pay tax penalties accrued due to cashing out her IRA. Her situation isn't unique.