AUGUSTA, Maine-- Maine's American Indian tribes that have long seen gambling as the remedy for high unemployment and sluggish economic growth in their communities are a step closer to being able to operate casinos after winning initial approval in the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday.» Read More
The search for food prepared according to Islamic law at fast-food restaurant chains just got a little trickier this week.
Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin liked his new yacht so much, he bought the company, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Jianlin is paying $495 million for Sunseeker International.
Billionaire Bill Koch is selling his Cape Cod mansion for $15 million, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
A new delivery service is cashing in on the latest food craze by bringing the trendy Cronut to people's doors, NBCNews.com reports.
McDonald's said sales at its established restaurants around the world rose 2.6 percent in May as it expanded late-night breakfasts and tweaked other menus items.
The giant yellow rubber ducky that has graced Hong Kong's harbor for over a month is set to flock off on Sunday. CNBC's Bernie Lo investigates why the duck is being ditched.
The boss of UltimatePoker.com—the first legal, real-money poker site in the U.S.—told CNBC that users can only play in one state right now but not for long.
CNBC's Jane Wells reveals the latest amazing viral video.
For the third year in a row, Australia has taken the top prize for being the happiest place to live in the advanced world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) Better Life Index.
New Jersey is kicking off its summer shore season. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports 6 months after Sandy, Seaside Heights is completely rebuilt.
Hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones made a comment about female traders losing ambition after having a child. "Fast Money" trader Karen Finerman, Metropolitan Capital, strongly disagrees. (5:38)
An 80-year-old Japanese man became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on Thursday, a feat he called "the world's best feeling." The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Single men are posting pictures of themselves alongside toilets to show prospective brides that they can safely use the bathroom.
After a string of high profile problems, Carnival's issuing its second profit warning in 2 months, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
NBC reports from the new Barbie theme park in Berlin - a pink and glitzy life-size replica of the doll's legendary Malibu home.
Paul Kerr, Small Luxury Hotels of the World CEO, explains how his company is profiting by offering guests a unique experience not found at the larger hotels and resorts.
Hong Kong's beloved giant rubber ducky has met a rather unceremonious end in the city's harbor.
Inspired by Abenomics, lingerie giant Triumph has chipped in with its own strategy to encourage growth.
Midday dance parties are starting around the world. The goal: get the screen-addicted masses to move and groove.
McDonald's said on Wednesday that April sales at its established restaurants around the world declined 0.6 percent amid tough competition to attract frugal diners who are shopping around for the best deals.
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