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  • Taco Bell's Doritos shells set to get 'Fiery' Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    Taco Bell has already sold 600 million of its Doritos-flavored shells in 18 months and will add a new flavor Aug. 22: "Fiery."

  • Powerball jackpot: Buyers to share $448 million Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 4:33 AM ET
    The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's draw was $448 million, the third-highest total ever.

    Three tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing and will split a $448 million jackpot, authorities said on Thursday.

  • Long in the tooth nudists hunt for new recruits Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Kirill, a nudist who declined to give his full name, participates in a public body painting event by artist Andy Golub near New York's Times Square on July 31, 2013.

    Nudists are trying to re-brand their wrinkled public image by swapping out some of the older faces in online marketing pictures and replacing them with fresher looks.

  • When travelers attack: China tackles 'air rage' Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 11:21 AM ET
    Stranded travellers arguing with police (R) and airline personnel at Changshui International Airport in Kunming, China, January, 2013.

    Chinese travelers frustrated by chronic delays seem to be on the verge of rebellion: attacking flight attendants, ignoring security protocols and engaging in screaming matches with airline staff.

  • A 24-hour panda channel? Dreams do come true     Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 7:36 PM ET

    Love pandas? Now you'll be able to watch them 24/7. The Giant Panda Channel will start broadcasting online the activities of pandas living in China's Chengdu breeding base.

  • Ancient master goldsmiths were master crooks, too Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 2:44 PM ET
    Metal workers from the time of ancient Rome were experts at shiny finishes.

    Metal workers 2,000 years ago perfected plating techniques that modern methods can't touch. Some probably coated cheap metal or wood objects in a gilded skin and sold them for big profits. NBC reports.

  • Luanda, Angola.

    Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa, has overtaken Tokyo as the world's most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer's cost of living survey.

  • What Six Flags death may mean for thrill-seekers Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:51 PM ET
    Investigators will try to determine if a woman who died while on The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas fell from the ride. Some witnesses said she wasn't properly secured.

    A fatal roller-coaster accident at Six Flags may keep consumers out of amusement parks this season.

  • Cape Cod shark hunters     Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 1:21 PM ET

    New England cable news' Kathryn Sotnik reports on a shark that was spotted about 200 yards from the beach in Cape Cod. George Breen, pilot with Cape Cod Shark Hunters, discusses how his crew tracks and tags great whites.

  • Col. Sanders gets the boot in new KFC restaurant Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:59 AM ET

    Fast-food chain KFC is not only tossing out the chicken bones. It's also dropping the quaint image of founder Col. Harland Sanders at its new upmarket restaurant.

  • Americans Live Longer, but Still Lag Other Nations Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    Americans may be living longer and exercising more, but we really are not much healthier than we were 10 years ago and we are still far behind some countries, NBC News reports.

  • Do Trendy 'Cleanses' Help or Harm the Body? Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 6:18 PM ET

    Consumers say drinking cleansing products makes them feel great, but experts warn there is no proof they work and can even be dangerous, according to a report on TODAY Monday.

  • Pony Up, Starbucks Barista ... Court Rules on Tips Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 10:36 AM ET
    Workers fill orders inside a Starbucks in New York, U.S.

    New York's highest court said Starbucks' baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors, but assistant managers are left out in the cold.

  • Million Dollar Homes: And the Winner Is ...     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:43 PM ET

    A look at what $1 million can buy you in the Hamptons and Seattle, with CNBC's Jon Fortt and Mary Thompson; and Dolly Lenz, Prudential Douglas Elliman, who picks the winner.

  • 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.

  • Wanda Group to Buy Sunseeker     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:59 PM ET

    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.

  • Prices Rising for Cape Cod Mansions     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:54 PM ET

    Billionaire Bill Koch is selling his Cape Cod mansion for $15 million, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • $100 for a Cronut? Chef to Crack Down on Scalpers Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 4:15 PM ET
    The Cronut.

    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 May Sales Jump on Menu Item Tweaks Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    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.

  • Hong Kong's Duck Days Are Over     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:45 PM ET
    Florentijin Hofman's 16.5-meter tall inflatable Rubber Duck called 'Spreading Joy Around the World' seen at the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.

    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.

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