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"Thank you so much," the former "Reading Rainbow" host said. "This is going to enable us to really, really, really do a lot of good."
Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George said she is open to leaving the balance sheet big even as it withdraws accommodation.
A report found the government doled out at least $19 billion in subsidies over 18 years to companies producing key ingredients in junk food.
SpaceX unveiled the spaceship it expects to use to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, known as the Dragon V2.
Shelly Sterling has signed a contract to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for a record $2 billion.
Google launched an online form on Friday giving European users a chance to get personal information about themselves removed from search results.
Some of the largest U.S. companies are looking to hire cybersecurity experts in newly elevated positions and bring technologists on to their boards.
Wal-Mart fired back at a prominent proxy advisory firm that critiqued the company's executive pay plan and how it's handled a bribery probe.
Cramer says Tim Cook skeptics are overlooking some very important developments. What are they missing?
With national average gas prices hovering over $3.50 a gallon, summer travelers can use these tips to cut costs. The Fiscal Times reports.
Here are six misconceptions about 529 plans.
Even as Europe and the U.S. get on track, the growth in global trade isn't likely to return to pre-recession levels.
It was a successful, but busy, week for Apple as several analysts upgraded their price outlook on the Cupertino-based tech giant's stock.
CNBC analyzed the 122 U.S. professional sports teams on Twitter to find which squad is winning off the field and on social media.
The three physicians ordered so many individual tests that their patients averaged one every other day.
In case you missed anything yesterday, here are a few highlights.
26 non-financial S&P 500 companies resist borrowing, as they reported no long-term debt for the first quarter of 2014. USA Today reports.
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Apple sells music. Jimmy Iovine makes music. So Apple Records makes sense, right?
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1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than the international poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, according to the United Nations.
Marc Faber of "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report," says he first thinks stocks will peak within in the next 2 months, and then the market will go down meaningfully.
FMHR trader Stephanie Link explains why her firm took profits in industrial stocks, and Joe Terranova is taking a look at bond-like equities.
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