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  • Benefit or Burden? Paid Sick Leave Law OK'd in NYC Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 9:40 AM ET
    A man holds a sign at a rally in front of City Hall to show support for a paid sick leave bill in New York City.

    NYC is becoming the largest U.S. city to make businesses provide paid sick time. But the requirement will burden small businesses, critics say.

  • Americans Enjoy Pretending to Understand News Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:54 AM ET

    "Americans want to be in-the-know about current events," says a report, but we sometimes only pretend to know what we're talking about. (Oh, and it's worse for tablet owners.)

  • Patriots Star Hernandez Charged With Murder Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 3:19 PM ET
    New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez being led out of his home in handcuffs.

    Former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with murder, more than a week after a body was found near his Massachusetts home.

  • Scammers Use 'Life Alert' Name to Swindle Seniors Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Life Alert commercial from 1988.

    A barrage of robocalls is targeting seniors with the promise of a free medical alert system. The recorded message says it's Life Alert, the "I've fallen and can't get up" product.

  • Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Monster Energy Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 6:07 PM ET

    A second wrongful death suit has been filed against energy-drink maker Monster Beverage.

  • FDA: Intuitive Surgical Failed to Report Warning Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 5:30 PM ET
    The da Vinci robotic system.

    The Food and Drug Administration says Intuitive Surgical broke procedures when it warned customers about problems with its robot without first alerting regulators.

  • McDonald's Stops Offering Halal Food After Lawsuit Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:32 PM ET

    The search for food prepared according to Islamic law at fast-food restaurant chains just got a little trickier this week.

  • US vs. Canadian Bankers: The Ultimate Smackdown Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:35 PM ET
    Canada Eh!

    Fewer sporting rivalries are more riveting than when the U.S. takes on Canada in hockey. The "Daily Show" took it a step further and pitted the two against each other in banking.

  • Luxe Housing Braces for Emerging-Market Fallout Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 1:06 PM ET
    A model apartment unit in Miami.

    Troubles in emerging markets could stretch to the luxury apartment markets in New York City and Miami. But only if you're a single-digit millionaire.

  • Junk Bonds No Longer Look So Good Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 12:22 PM ET
    A trader at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).

    June has been a brutal month for bonds but particularly in the high-yield space, where issuance has cooled after a record run.

  • Depression Begone! Home Prices Set Record in April Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    Home prices took a major leap in April, setting a monthly record for gains, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

  • Immigration Reform Will Make Workers Poorer Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    The Congressional Budget Office says low-skill workers will be in for a decade of pain following immigration reform.

  • The Unseen Legacy of Europe's Crisis Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 10:13 AM ET

    Europe does not only suffer from unemployment but also underemployment with workers who are overqualified, interns who are unpaid and part-time employees who want full-time work, which could leave a permanent mark on a generation.

  • Apple Needs to Treat Employees 'Like Gods': Analyst Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 9:35 AM ET
    An employee helps a customer at the Apple Store in New York's SoHo.

    Investors aren't the only ones running away from Apple. The company is beginning to see a brain drain, an analyst tells CNBC.

  • Men's Wearhouse: Here's Why We Fired George Zimmer Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 9:02 AM ET

    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.

  • Can Design Save the PC? Ten Snazzy 'Yesses' Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 7:21 PM ET

    The popularity of smartphones and tablets has prompted some to declare the death of laptops and desktops. But judging from the newest designs, you shouldn't give up on PC makers just yet.

  • IRS Junks Lists at Heart of Tea Party Fracas Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 6:44 PM ET

    The IRS has scrapped controversial screening lists it used to scrutinize conservative and Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status.

  • Fuzzy Math: An Early Warning Sign for Foreclosure Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 6:23 PM ET

    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.

  • Heat's On: Inside Paula Deen's Vast Food Empire Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 4:18 PM ET
    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 Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 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.