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  • Passengers Returning to the US After Cruise Fire Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 6:37 AM ET
    The fire-damaged exterior of Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship is seen while docked in Freeport, Grand Bahama island, Monday, May 27, 2013.

    For the second time this year, a fire at sea has aborted a cruise ship. This time, aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas and the ship's 2,200 passengers were expected back in Baltimore on Tuesday.

  • 'Summer of Shandy' Coming to the US Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 6:25 AM ET
    Glass of shandy with slice of lemon

    Fed up with beer? This may be the answer to your prayers as "shandy" - a beer and lemonade blend sometimes called "radler" - is set to take the U.S. by storm, according to new research.

  • Why Smart Investors Need to Be Social-Media Savvy Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Investors have a hard enough time reading 10-Ks and keeping up with corporate earnings. Now they're going to have to monitor Facebook and Twitter, too.

  • Americans with employer-paid health insurance are beginning to feel the effects of the "Cadillac tax." The New York Times reports.

  • Valeant, AstraZeneca in Two Big Pharma M&A Deals Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 3:23 AM ET

    In two big M&A deals, Valeant Pharmaceuticals agreed to buy Bausch & Lomb for $8.7 billion, and AstraZeneca agreed to acquire Omthera Pharmaceuticals for as much as $443 million.

  • Recreational Vehicle Resurgence Buoys Indiana Town Monday, 27 May 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    Elkhart County, Indiana, hard hit during the recession, is now booming. As the economy recovers, overall RV sales have come roaring back, rebounding 72 percent from 2009 to 2012.

  • 'LinkedIn for Military' RallyPoint Opens to Vets Monday, 27 May 2013 | 8:20 AM ET

    A jobs-oriented social network for military service members is opening to a new kind of recruit this Memorial Day: Veterans.

  • A College Saving Plan Still Eludes Many Americans Monday, 27 May 2013 | 8:10 AM ET

    While American families search for ways to make their college dollars go further, a new study finds that a majority of Americans still don't know what a 529 college savings plan is.

  • Yahoo Joins List of Hulu Bidders Friday, 24 May 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    Yahoo has submitted a formal proposal to buy Hulu, joining a growing list of bidders for the video service owned by News Corp. and Walt Disney.

  • More Evidence Banks Violated Mortgage Pact: NY AG Friday, 24 May 2013 | 2:46 PM ET

    New York's Attorney General says there is more evidence that Bank of America, Wells Fargo and other banks violated the terms of a settlement designed to end mortgage abuses.

  • An unidentified man waits on his submerged vehicle in the Skagit River on Thursday.

    The federal government is helping Washington state rebuild a bridge that collapsed after a truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead girder.

  • P&G CEO Retiring Due to 'Distraction' of Critics Friday, 24 May 2013 | 11:34 AM ET
    A.G. Lafley

    Outgoing Procter and Gamble CEO Bob McDonald told employees he will retire due to the "distraction" of all the attention focused on him from "several angles."

  • More Homeowners Become Accidental Landlords Friday, 24 May 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    While there are no real estimates of how many "accidental landlords" now inhabit the housing market, Realtors say they are one more cause of today's low inventory.

  • Despite Overseas Weakness, US Durable Goods Rise Friday, 24 May 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected, a sign of resilience despite belt-tightening in D.C. and weakness in overseas markets.

  • Hot Trend in Automobiles: Not Owning One Friday, 24 May 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Whether by choice or through financial reality, the percentage of American households without a car has doubled over the past two decades—and is now approaching 1 in 10.

  • Finally, Clarity From the Fed! Or Maybe Not ... Friday, 24 May 2013 | 8:06 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    "Talking Squawk" coming at ya! From your Fed-Chairman-Ben-Bernanke-to-English-Dictionary to the Back-to-the Future move at P&G, this blog is where to get everything "Squawk Box."

  • Jersey Shore: Open for Business     Friday, 24 May 2013 | 7:33 AM ET
    The Jersey Shore prepares for Memorial Day weekend after recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

    The Jersey Shore is ready to welcome tourists for the summer, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Immigration Bill 'Could Create DMZ' Like Korea Friday, 24 May 2013 | 7:19 AM ET
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks along a section of the recently constructed fence at the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Immigration reform takes a big step to becoming law, but some experts worry that the emphasis on security could create a demilitarized zone.

  • Bank’s Lobbyists Help in Drafting Financial Bills Friday, 24 May 2013 | 6:59 AM ET

    In a sign of Wall Street’s resurgent influence, bank lobbyists are aiding lawmakers in preparing legislation that softens regulations of the financial industry.

  • James Bullard

    Inflation needs to move closer to target before the Federal Reserve shifts towards a tapering of its bond purchase program, James Bullard told CNBC.

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