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A 529 college savings plan, available in all 50 states, makes paying higher-education expenses easier. Here are the top 10 state 529 plans nationwide.

A model poses backstage in front of the 'look board' at the Marissa Webb fashion show in New York.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center is back for a select few as event organizers strive to restore the show's exclusive reputation.

Mindy Kaling in "The Mindy Project"

An experiment by Fox on a dating website to promote its hit series "The Mindy Project" tests the limits of native advertising.

American-born Dale Chihuly is a glass sculptor and artist widely credited for reinventing the perception of the glass as a fine art medium. Here are some of his most celebrated pieces.

The impact of the world's top causes of death Thu, 6 Feb '14 | 1:19 AM ET

Illness can be costly. We look at the leading causes of death assess the impact they have on both individuals and the economies.

The best cities to live for marijuana lovers Wed, 5 Feb '14 | 10:24 AM ET
Kristin Brinckerhoff ponders the selection of marijuana at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, CO January 02, 2014.

Where are the best places to live if you are into pot? Click ahead to find out.

Creating a business can involve irregular meals and offices in bad neighborhoods. CNBC.com spoke to entrepreneurs who started businesses from nothing.

Top celebrity winter Olympians of all time Tue, 4 Feb '14 | 9:00 AM ET
US gold medallist Lindsey Vonn kisses her medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Alpine skiing Downhill event at Whistler Medal plaza venue on February 17, 2010.

Since the Winter Olympics began in 1924, athletes from Sonja Henie and Shaun White to Apolo Ohno have parlayed their glory to commercial success.

Imagine getting paid to buy this car Tue, 4 Feb '14 | 12:00 AM ET

Lots of careers can be built around providing services to the wealthy. Here are 10 of them.

While shooting "Secret Lives of the Super Rich," there are a few bedrooms where we'd like to spend the night. Check out the extravagant bedrooms of the super rich.

Bring it on! Extreme weatherproof homes Sat, 1 Feb '14 | 7:00 AM ET
This house is built to sustain a Tsunami.

These homes are designed with special features to withstand flooding, high winds, extreme cold, fires and other natural disasters.

Can someone make a living off of their hobby? Meet some people who left the security of their jobs and found success in their labors of love.

And the most attractive people drive a... Mon, 27 Jan '14 | 1:46 PM ET

If you’re single and planning a trip to the car dealership, the type of vehicle you decide on may determine your chances of finding love.

The 15 most bizarre Super Bowl bets Mon, 27 Jan '14 | 8:42 AM ET
Reporters Erin Andrews and Pam Oliver.

When the Broncos take on the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, gamblers will be risking money on a series of unique, novelty prop bets.

Take a look at some of the surprising ways the super rich turn their mansions into home sweet megahome.

A woman rests on a sun chair at the top of the Jakobshorn mountain in Davos, Switzerland.

Take a peek inside the most elite of all elite global economic events, the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

"Shark Tank's" Daymond John, founder and CEO of FUBU, established a market for urban apparel. Find out about other entrepreneurs whose products created new markets.

The world's richest soccer clubs Wed, 22 Jan '14 | 7:00 PM ET

The Deloitte Football Money League profiles soccer's highest earning teams. Find out who made the top ten for the 2012/13 season.

How do porn stars prepare for retirement? Wed, 22 Jan '14 | 9:43 AM ET

Porn is an industry where retirement can come without warning and with even less planning for the future.

10 big M&A trends to watch in 2014 Tue, 21 Jan '14 | 9:42 AM ET

The biggest global deal trends of last year are already showing up in the first month of 2014, including media consolidation and bets on Japan.

Behind the Adult Entertainment Expo scenes Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 6:32 PM ET
Adult film star Allie Haze attends the 2014 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 16, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

When the industry converges in Las Vegas every January, dozens of companies hoping to be porn's next big thing are there.

The rich and famous visit Davos Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 9:57 AM ET

CNBC highlight some of the famous faces who are attending the World Economic Forum at Davos.

The biggest global risks in 2014 Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 8:08 AM ET

While the end of the global economic crisis is insight, geopolitical tensions continued to increase in 2013. So how do you prepare for 2014?

10 of the most expensive views in America Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 8:00 AM ET

In luxury real estate, location doesn't count for much if it doesn't include spectacular views. Feast your eyes on a few that do.

The coolest cars at the Detroit Auto Show Wed, 15 Jan '14 | 6:12 PM ET
Chevrolet's Corvette Stingray has been named North American Car of the Year.

The most important event on the U.S. automotive calendar is showcasing a new crop of light cars that can still break speed records.

The best financial apps of 2014 Wed, 15 Jan '14 | 7:30 AM ET

About 19 percent of Americans spend more money then they make. These handy tools help people budget and get better control their spending habits.

Adult film actress Jesse Jane.

The porn world loves new superstars almost as much as it loves a comeback story. That is why the industry's top stars change so frequently.

10 awesome, innovative skyscrapers Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 7:10 AM ET

If a city wants to show off, it builds a skyscraper. We look at ten of the world's most innovative and awe inspiring to date.

The least stressful jobs for 2014 Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 6:01 AM ET

Feeling stressed? Kick back and check out the list of the 10 least stressful jobs for 2014.

The most stressful jobs for 2014 Tue, 7 Jan '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Think your job is stressful? Take a number. Here are the 10 most stressful jobs of 2014.

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.

Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 7:23 AM ET

Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke challenges Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank of India governor on his views about monetary policies, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

Jonathan Geller, BGR president and editor-in-chief, weighs in on the specifications for Amazon's newly announced 3-D smartphone.