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  • Stores boycott Rolling Stone over bomber cover Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:28 PM ET

    Rolling Stone magazine sparked an intense social media debate after releasing a cover image promoting an upcoming profile of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

  • As drought spreads, firms could be up the creek Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    2011 file photo what had been a cotton field near Hermleigh, Texas, left barren by drought.

    Most companies do not have a water management plan, but as water shortages spread around the globe, corporations will be courting disaster.

  • Amid heat wave, county does the unthinkable Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    Osman Raul restocks drinking water at Jumbo Foods International Supermarket in Temple Hills, MD on July 16, 2013.

    As crews prepare to fully shut off water to Maryland's Prince George's County, residents suffering through a heat wave are being asked to limit their water usage.

  • Too fat to rescue? Heavy patients denied airlift Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Heavy patients seeking medical attention are facing an added challenge: they may be too heavy for air ambulances, and the air medical transport industry is rushing to adapt.

  • PayPal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    A Pennsylvania PR executive opened up his June email statement from PayPal to discover...he was the richest man in the world.

  • Hot dating app: A money maker, too?     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    The location based app Tinder is taking the dating world by storm. Sean Rad, CEO and co-founder, offers insight on his dating app.

  • Carl Icahn is 77. Big deal Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    At 77 years old, activist investor Carl Icahn has traded in his axe for a Warren Buffett-like investment style.

  • Ever wonder how a cicada tastes? You're in luck Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    From cicada-flavored pasta to Rocky Mountain Oyster-flavored beer, Chew and Brew is serving up the ultimate machismo meal.

  • Want to invest in Cuba? Be patient for a while Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Havana, Cuba

    Spend five minutes in Cuba, and it is obvious the country needs investment, but a large chunk of money will have to come from overseas—if the Cuban government allows it.

  • Cool products for hot women Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    To ease temperature-related complaints, mattress sellers have launched several new products after noticing that couples and hot flash-suffering women were having restless nights.

  • This Goldman downgrade mistaken, says Cramer Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    Cramer doesn’t think analysts at Goldman Sachs got this one right – not by a long shot.

  • 3 deals in 2 weeks Cramer would ‘buy, buy, buy’ Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Looks like the next 10 business days are going to be rather busy, that is, if you're looking for quick upside.

  • Buffett's secret to giving away billions Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 1:32 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    In a video clip for an online course on philanthropy, Warren Buffett says he follows Adam Smith's division of labor. "I make it and somebody else gives it away."

  • Big test for JC Penney: Back-to-school season Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    While few analysts are betting the struggling department store chain will be one of the major winners this season, many think it now may start to show signs of life.

  • Debt limit brawl may end Jack Lew's 'quiet period' Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 12:42 PM ET
    Jack Lew (right) and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The Treasury secretary has managed to stay mostly in the background during his first few months in office. That may be about to change as a new debt ceiling battle heats up.

  • NY tax break hopes to draw businesses to campuses Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 11:53 AM ET
    McGraw Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.

    A unique bill signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would allow new businesses to locate on or around college campuses in New York tax-free for 10 years.

  • Despite fire, airlines flying Boeing Dreamliner Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 10:07 AM ET

    Another 787 has caught fire and once again as investigators look for the cause, airlines around the world continue to fly their Boeing planes.

  • Panera Bread finds free food can be a tricky sell Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 9:25 AM ET
    Panera Cares nonprofit cafés operate in five cities.

    Panera Bread this week removed its pay-what-you-can turkey chili from the menus at the 48 St. Louis locations where it was testing a program to help end hunger.

  • What to expect from earnings season     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Jeff Cox, John Carney, Cadie Thompson and Patti Domm debate the earnings game.

  • Gold could plunge another $500, history shows Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    The price of gold could fall below $800 an ounce over a long-term horizon, a drop of some $500 from its current level, Duke University’s Campbell Harvey told CNBC on Monday.