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  • Hospitals See Surge of Weapons in War on 'Superbugs' Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    The rise of "superbugs," and pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.

  • Americans Keep Spending. Here's Why Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    After the payroll tax increase, many worried that consumers would stop spending and further slow the economy. Nope. Not yet, anyway.

  • "Dowton Abbey" producers have been slow at capitalizing on the "Downton" brand. That's all set to change in 2013, the show's executive producer told CNBC.

  • Germany's Bayer has agreed to buy U.S. contraceptive devices maker Conceptus for $1.1 billion, aiming to underpin its position as the world's largest women's healthcare provider.

  • Major Vodafone investors said $100 billion was not enough for the British company's stake in its U.S. joint venture with Verizon Communications.

  • High-Frequency Traders Face Speed Limits Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 1:33 AM ET

    High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.

  • What Are Asian Entrepreneurs Afraid of? Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 1:03 AM ET

    Asia is home to some of the world's largest economies and has a stable growth outlook, yet this does not seem to be enough to tickle an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Finding the Bright Side to Costly Career Blunders Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    Many who have made career mistakes say that it is devastating to realize you've made the wrong move. But nearly six years into this economic slump, some say that in retrospect they don't necessarily regret the decisions they've made.

  • US Companies' Earnings Beating Forecasts...So Far Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    US companies have easily beaten expectations for first-quarter earnings so far, but analysts don't expect the rest of the season to be as robust.

  • Have Twinkies Killed the Union Movement? Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Months after Hostess shut down over a standoff with its unions, the re-formed cupcake maker is expecting to put its snacks back on store shelves—using nonunion workers.

  • The Great Rotation May Be Just a Grand Illusion Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 2:10 PM ET

    Investor enthusiasm took a break last week, indicating that some apprehension remains about the stock market.

  • Judging ‘Gatsby’ by Its Cover(s) Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 1:24 PM ET
    Dueling book covers: The original cover of The Great Gatsby battles the new movie version now on sale in bookstores.

    Now the novel is dividing the nation's booksellers with dueling paperback editions: the original enigmatic blue cover and a flashy version with Leonardo DiCaprio front and center.

  • Obama to Sign Bill Ending FAA Flight Delays Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    The White House says Congress' move to quickly end widespread airport delays is good news but falls short of broader action needed to address wider spending cuts.

  • Beer With That Burger? Smashburger Does Pairings Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Smashburger has offered craft beers at its restaurants as a way to extend its focus on local flavors, but a decision to pair craft beers with burgers has been a huge success for its sales.

  • What’s Ailing the Economy? In a Word: Washington Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 12:12 PM ET

    The flaccid GDP report may stem from deficit-cutting moves, including a 2 percent payroll tax hike that kicked in Jan. 1 and ongoing budget cuts. NBC News reports.

  • Millionaires Clash Over Socialite’s Child Support Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
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    A British socialite is embroiled in a fight between an ex-Goldman exec and a hedge-fund millionaire over her child-support claims.

  • Order Up! McDonald's Mulls All-Day Breakfast, Delivery Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    McDonald's may look look very different in the future, with new menu items, delivery services, loyalty programs and maybe even all-day breakfast options, said the company's CEO.

  • Mold? Struggle to Police Marijuana Production Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    Months before legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado and Washington, officials are struggling with rules to govern issues including "medibles," mold and production.

  • US Recovering in 'Starts and Stops': McDonald's CEO Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 10:06 AM ET

    Macro factors in the U.S. and Europe are creating a challenging environment for retailers said McDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson.

  • Consumers Uneasy as Economic Concerns Weigh Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    US consumer sentiment weakened in April as Americans remained concerned about their employment and financial prospects, a survey released on Friday showed.