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  • Stiritz adds to his Herbalife position Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 12:19 PM ET
    An employee carries a box of products for shipment at the Herbalife Los Angeles distribution center in Carson, California, March 4, 2014.

    Herbalife's major shareholder Bill Stiritz has not sold any of his position, but is using the stock's pullback to buy more shares, according to sources.

  • Someone's lying about the California port slowdown Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 11:47 AM ET
    A Crowley Maritime tugboat prepares to guide the MOL Endurance Container ship out of its berth at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California.

    Management and labor at the ports are blaming each other for epic congestion. And it appears impossible for both sides' stories to be true.

  • Port congestion: Somebody is lying  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    Port problems continue out west, but whose fault is it? CNBC's Jane Wells digs in.

  • We want to go out on top: Motley Crue Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:24 PM ET
    Nikki Sixx, left, and Vince Neil of the band Motley Crue perform onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.

    Motley Crue is calling it quits on Dec. 31, and they want to be remembered for going out on their own terms, singer Vince Neil told CNBC.

  • Jan 13- Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast on Tuesday said they would no longer assign crews to load and unload cargo ships overnight at the massive Los Angeles and Long Beach docks. The move comes a day after the Pacific Maritime Association said the region's five largest ports, including Los Angeles and Long...

  • Jan 13- Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast on Tuesday said they would no longer assign crews to load and unload cargo ships overnight at the massive Los Angeles and Long Beach docks. The move comes a day after the Pacific Maritime Association said the region's five largest ports, including Los Angeles and Long...

  • How Boston plans to do the Olympics—for $5 billion Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    United States Olympic Committee president Lawrence F. Probst III, flanked by Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh (left) , talks about the USOC selecting Boston as its applicant city to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games during a press conference at the Boston Convention Center and Exhibition Center last Friday.

    It's remarkably expensive to host the Olympics, but Boston is proposing bargain-price games for 2024.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 12- Cargo traffic at several of the biggest U.S. West Coast ports has slowed to near gridlock, negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators for 29 ports said on Monday as contract talks with the dockworkers' union remain strained. The Pacific Maritime Association said that five of the region's largest ports, including the massive Los...

  • Renters' paychecks hit hard in priciest cities Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    A banner and sign advertise apartments for rent in San Francisco.

    Fast-rising rents in the priciest U.S. cities are eating up more than half of some apartment dwellers' paychecks.

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 6- A federal mediator was expected to arrive in southern California on Tuesday to take part in negotiations over a new contract between employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports and the union representing some 20,000 dock workers. "We are pleased that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association have agreed...

  • St. Louis Rams owner to build NFL stadium...in LA Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:57 PM ET
    Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by strong safety T.J. McDonald #25 of the St. Louis Rams and defensive tackle Aaron Donald #99 of the St. Louis Rams during the first quarter of the game at CenturyLink Field on December 28, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.

    Plans to build an Inglewood NFL stadium, led by Rams owner Stan Kroenke, may be a sign the team could return to Los Angeles.

  • Good news: Office vacancy rates finally declining Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:19 PM ET
    Office buildings in New York

    It has been one of the slowest real estate sectors to recover from the recession, but the office market is finally being fueled by job growth.

  • The Hollywood star hit by LA's port slowdown Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 12:57 PM ET
    A container ship at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, Calif.

    Jane Seymour's furniture line, Platine de Royale, is facing issues with inventory stuck in West Coast ports.

  • Traffic problems at LA port  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the massive slowdown at the port of Los Angeles and how it is impacting retailers.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 29- Brushing aside calls for federal mediation in prolonged contact talks with employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports, the union for 20,000 dockworkers urged shipping executives on management's board of directors to take a more active part in negotiations. The Pacific Maritime Association, representing shipping lines and terminal operators...

  • Tesla Roadster nearly doubles miles with upgrade Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    The Tesla Motors logo is seen on a charging station at the company's booth during the 2014 North American International Auto Show Detroit.

    The Tesla Roadster is getting a battery upgrade that will allow the electric vehicle to drive several hundred miles without recharging.

  • Where to watch ‘The Interview’ online Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    A man walks by the poster for the film "The Interview" outside the Alamo Drafthouse theater in Littleton, Colorado December 23, 2014.

    "The Interview" may be coming soon to a theater near you after all.

  • US port employers seek mediation in dockworker talks Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 9:20 PM ET
    A longshoreman walks on bags of rice in a cargo ship at the Port of West Sacramento in California

    Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports requested federal mediation on Monday in their contract talks with the union for 20,000 dockworkers.

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 22- Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports requested federal mediation on Monday in their contract talks with the union for 20,000 dockworkers, saying the two sides remain far from a deal after seven months of negotiations. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has so far resisted previous calls by the...

  • Body cameras next big thing for Taser: Analyst Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    Washington DC Metropolitan Police Officer Debra Domino wears one of the new 'body-worn cameras' that the city's officers will begin using during a press conference announcing the details of the program September 24, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    As police force lethal actions have spurred national controversy, officer-worn cameras have attracted Wall Street's attention.