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These millennials are more successful than you Mon, 6 Oct '14 | 10:56 AM ET
Teen scientist and inventor Jack Andraka attends the Global Citizen Festival - The Action Summit 2014 on September 26, 2014 in New York City.

Meet under-20 all-stars who are on the cusp of greatness. They include a cancer crusader, sports prodigy and fashion trendsetter.

The Brooklyn Bridge and the skyline of lower Manhattan, New York.

English-speaking nations are the most appealing foreign destinations in which to work, with the U.S. taking the top spot.

Western companies have traditionally stuck to their backyards when it comes to recruiting board members, but this is changing.

Bitcoin tumbles—are investors losing faith? Mon, 6 Oct '14 | 2:16 AM ET

Bitcoin lost nearly a fifth of its value over the weekend, raising concerns that investors are losing faith in the cryptocurrency.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

Meet a contingent of leaders and innovators that CNBC believes will have the greatest influence on business and society in 25 years.

Germany: Will Europe’s engine room stall? Mon, 6 Oct '14 | 4:43 AM ET

Germany has played the role of predictable engine, chugging away at the heart of the euro zone machine, for much of the post-credit crisis era.

The Suitsy! A business suit onesie  Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 2:00 PM ET

Jane Wells reports on The Suitsy, a one-piece business suit which zips up and looks so real that creator Jesse Herzog has teamed with retailer Betabrand to begin crowdfunding production.

Ebola epidemic: Which sectors to watch Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 9:09 AM ET
People wearing protective clothing for the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, September 28, 2014.

The Ebola epidemic could have “significant implications” for commodities, Deutsche Bank warned, as deaths top 3,300.

The U.K.'s National Institute of Health and Care Excellence recommends doctors prescribe nalmefene to mild nightly drinkers.

How self-made are today’s billionaires? Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 1:35 PM ET
Oprah Winfrey

Forbes has come out with a “self-made score” for billionaires to determine on a scale of 1 to 10 how self-made today's billionaires really are.

Hong Kong protests to hit luxury sales Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 9:21 AM ET

Protests in Hong Kong could hit the sales of luxury goods makers as mainland Chinese tourists shun the region and buy their items elsewhere.

Hot new cars from the Paris Motor Show Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 7:55 AM ET

CNBC highlights some of the hottest new releases from Europe's biggest car makers at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

What rich Chinese are investing in next Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 9:22 AM ET

As U.S. box-office receipts decline, some Chinese investors and U.S. media execs are pairing up to make big bets on China's film industry.

Chart: What’s the real unemployment rate? Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 8:33 AM ET
A 'Now Hiring' sign stands at one of the exhibitors tables at the Columbus Career Fair in Columbus, Ohio.

The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate hit 5.8 percent in October, but does that rate tell the real story?

Lamborghini tests out hybrid supercar Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 7:31 AM ET
Lamborghini Asterion Concept

Lamborghini's Asterion LPI 910-4 concept was one of the most hotly anticipated unveilings of the Paris Motor Show, and it didn't disappoint.

Warren Buffett

Thursday's Good, Bad and Ugly is all Warren Buffett, talking about a bet he made, how he doesn't like bonds, and his big regret.

Political 'princess' could be first female PM Thu, 2 Oct '14 | 7:28 PM ET
Economy, Trade and Industry Minister of Japan, Yuko Obuchi.

Japan's new trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, may have what it takes to become the country's first female prime minister.

What will social media look like in 2039? Experts say by then it will be integrated into wearables that will track our daily habits.

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, Borneo, Southeast Asia, Asia

Believe it or not, the United States is not the top energy guzzler in the world.

Paris Motor Show highlights EM speed bumps Thu, 2 Oct '14 | 4:47 AM ET

The Paris Motor Show kicks off amid ongoing uncertainty for Europe's carmakers, as political storm clouds gather over traditionally high-growth emerging markets.

What 'Umbrella Revolutionaries' carry in bags Wed, 1 Oct '14 | 11:29 PM ET

There were no signs that pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong plan to back down as the protest ended its first week.

Why Monday is pivotal for Hong Kong activists Thu, 2 Oct '14 | 4:46 AM ET
A protester instructs people to move to Chater Road in the Central District on September 29, 2014 in Hong Kong.

Monday will be the key test for Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations and will determine whether it will be a lasting movement, say analysts.

People look at messages of support displayed on a post-it wall outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong.

An umbrella, a towel, shorts and a smart phone. Throw in some Post-it notes and you're on Day 7 of Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations.

Jimmy Carter

Former President Jimmy Carter says after 13 days of tough negotiations between Israel and Egypt in 1979, a peace deal had seemed set for failure.

Beauty: Luxury’s ugly battleground Wed, 1 Oct '14 | 8:06 AM ET

Luxury can get ugly. High-end designers are shaking up the beauty market with make-up products set to be the next big battleground.

Prior to the annual release of 10,000 pigeons, each bird received an "anal security check for suspicious objects," Chinese state media reported. 

Sun may be our main energy source by 2050: IEA Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 4:46 AM ET
Teams gather for the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon competition.

Solar power could trump alternatives like fossil fuels, wind, hydro and nuclear to be the world's largest source of electricity by 2050, according to an energy watchdog.

The world's 10 biggest energy gluttons Tue, 30 Sep '14 | 2:18 PM ET
Doha, Qatar skyline at night

A list of the countries that use the most energy on a per-person basis contained mostly small (and surprising) names.

‘Ambulance chasers’ eye troubled Tesco Wed, 1 Oct '14 | 6:48 AM ET

U.S. law firms are appealing for burnt investors in Tesco to get in touch, after the supermarket giant revealed it had massively overstated profits.

Richard Branson talks to the media at Perth Airport in May 2013 in Perth, Australia.

Sir Richard Branson has named 39th President of the U.S. Jimmy Carter as one of the "top five most respected people in the world".