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  • Waves crash onto the Matagorda beach pier as Tropical Storm Bill comes on shore on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Matagorda, Texas.

    Tropical Storm Bill is Texas's second battle with storms in 2015, on the heels of deadly floods in May.

  • Los Angeles

    Minorities will be the majority in America in 30 years, according to the Census Bureau. Some cities are already well on the way.

  • Resume looking for a job

    Twenty-five cities show better prospects for job seekers, according to online jobs marketplace Glassdoor. Here are top five cities.

  • Graduation college education

    The website Poets&Quants has picked the 50 most exceptional MBA graduates this year. Here are a profile of 10 of the best.

  • CNBC takes a look at Europe's top 10 higher education institutions, ranked by research, employability and international outlook.

  • Alexander Karp, co-founder and CEO of Palantir Technologies

    The FBI and CIA are clients of this secretive Silicon Valley firm that mines data for intelligence on cybercrime and fraud.

  • Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary on 'Shark Tank'

    Part of what makes "Shark Tank" great is its unscripted quality. A look at 10 surprising things that end up on the cutting-room floor.

  • Magnifying glass over illustration of lightbulb in head

    Hundreds of noteworthy new businesses had to be turned away from the 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50 list. Here's a look at the honorable mentions.

  • Retro-style robots

    Traditional financial advisors and new automated robo-advisor competition differ in price, services, approach and degree of personalization.

  • Adam Vitarello (left) and Tobin Moore, co-founders of Optoro

    Optoro's tech platform is helping companies find buyers for excess inventory rather than sending it to liquidators who dump it in landfills.

  • (Left to right) Mario Schlosser, Kevin Nazemi and Josh Kushner of Oscar

    This company is setting itself apart from other health insurers by emphasizing technology, data and its easy-to-understand services.

  • Matilda Kahl in her office "uniform."

    For four years, one woman wore the exact same white shirt and black pants combo to work. Now, she can't imagine working any other way.

  • college graduates

    To determine the best cities for recent college graduates, Rent.com considered everything from employment rates to good restaurants. Here's its list.

  • Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber Technologies

    A ride-sharing service that helped launch the on-demand economy, Uber continues to expand beyond the roads of the US.

  • Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna, co-founders of Birchbox

    This company is pulling in $125M, sending subscribers a handful of sample-size beauty, grooming and skin-care products at just $10 a month.

  • Bill Harris, co-founder and CEO, Personal Capital

    This online financial services firm believes the new model for investing is the combo of tech and seasoned advisors—700,000 users agree.

  • Kurt Graves, CEO of Intarcia Therapeutics

    Investors believe Intarcia's drug-delivery system could very well upend the $55 billion worldwide market for treating Type-2 diabetes.

  • Larry Augustin, CEO of SugarCRM

    This CRM company has recently expanded to provide salespeople with a mobile platform to help them proactively follow and close deals.

  • Portland, Oregon

    Portland housing is benefiting from a few things its neighbors don't have: water and home-buying millennials.

  • Union Station in Kansas City lit up in blue in support of the Royals.

    Silicon Valley has long been the place where ideas are born and funded, but you don't have to be there to make it rich.