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  • A 9-year-old boy passed TSA officials without a boarding pass at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and flew to Las Vegas alone. NBC.

  • Flights to Sin City makes the most money selling beverages of all domestic routes, according to GuestLogix.

  • Las Vegas real estate

    Cynthia Jezzard, realtor for Century 21 Martinez and Associates, breaks down the Las Vegas real estate market, which is up 30 percent over the year.

  • Along with college, the cost of housing is rising fast. Home prices are up over 12 percent from a year ago, and even rising mortgage rates do not appear to be slowing the gains.

  • A worker builds a new home at a housing development in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Finished lot prices are up an average of 40% nationwide, and in the hottest markets they've nearly doubled. USA Today reports.

  • Laura Holcomb, who has been a homeowner for 17 years, and Patrick McCarty at Holcomb's house in Memphis.

    Across the country, a growing number of single-family rentals provide an option for many who lost their homes. But the decline in homeownership is also changing neighborhoods.

  • New York's most famous strip club will open a satellite establishment inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort next month - the first strip club inside an Atlantic City casino.

  • Celine Dion's mansion in Jupiter Island, Florida.

    The singer is cashing out of the mansion market, listing two of her trophy properties in Florida and Montreal for a total of more than $100 million.

  • U.S. lawmakers are once again racing around the globe on privately financed tours—trips watchdog groups cite as evidence that congressional ethics reforms are unraveling.

  • Sin city hot for startups?

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides some analysis on how the "Silicon strip" matches up against other U.S cities. Zappos CEO is betting big on Las Vegas.

  • Internet TV startup Aereo will soon be available in Dallas, one of the cities affected by the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout.

  • Skye Pearce and Bryan Haas play with their dog, Lucky. The couple says the dog helps fill the void of not having kids.

    The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.

  • Heat Wave Hits Vegas

    Deadly wildfires in Arizon and record high temperatures are straining the power grid in Las Vegas. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on Nevada's triple-digit day.

  • Excessive Heat Warning in Vegas

    19 firefighters have been killed trying to battle a fast-moving wildfire in Arizona. CNBC's Jane Wells reports there is a high heat warning in Las Vegas until Thursday night.

  • Surf Air

    Surf Air, an all-you-can-fly air service will fly you as much as you want between certain cities for $1,650 a month. The start-up airline has launched with service in two cities.

  • Big Bets on Casino Stocks

    New Jersey residents pay the most for auto repairs, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan; and a look at big bets in casino stocks, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Young men in the 18-to-34-year-old bracket are the ones most likely to decline a request to be in a wedding party based on the cost, according to a Harris Interactive survey.

  • Warren Buffett

    A Berkshire Hathaway unit will pay $5.6 billion for NV Energy, the electric utility serving Las Vegas and its power-hungry casinos, in yet another large energy deal for Warren Buffett in the western United States.

  • The Nokia Lumia 720

    Zinio's magazine reading app has been around for a dozen years. But a new version, exclusively for Nokia's Lumia Windows Phone 8, makes the most of the phone's capabilities.

  • Las Vegas Sands Loses Suit

    Las Vegas Sands has lost its breach-of-contract lawsuit against Taiwan businessman Richard Suen, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.