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'Avengers,' wizards, and Katniss: the 10 biggest openings in box office history

Here's the 10 movies "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has to beat to become the biggest box office opening in movie history.  More

Tesla home battery: Worth the cost? Depends where you live

The new Tesla home battery is worth it -- if you live in a sunny state and already have solar panels. Otherwise, the math is tricky.  More

Elizabeth Warren is clickbait

Senator Elizabeth Warren's name usually means big numbers for online news sites.  More

Judge throws out United Airlines lawsuit against 22-year-old

Aktarer Zaman was sued by United Airlines for his website, which helps people find cheap flight tickets.  More

Violence on the job, suicides and immigrant deaths on the rise

Most victims of workplace violence are women. Immigrants and Latinos are most likely to suffer fatal accidents at work.  More

Is this the smallest Starbucks ever?

The coffee chain opened a tiny location Thursday in downtown Manhattan across from the New York Stock Exchange.  More

Manny Pacquiao's name defeats most boxing 'experts'

Here's a pro-tip to take along for all those fight parties this weekend.  More

President Obama to be one of David Letterman's final guests

CBS announced that the President of the United States would be a guest on "The Late Show" on May 4.  More

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' makes $84.5 million on opening day in U.S.

Marvel fans showed up in droves for the opening day of "Avengers: Age of Ultron."  More

Facebook users donate $10 million to Nepal quake survivors

Facebook users have raised $10 million to help Nepal in the aftermath of last week's deadly earthquake, the social network announced.  More

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: How your $99.99 equals biggest payday in sports

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are expected to split about $200 million or more for their much-hyped fight on Saturday.  More

Saturday might be biggest day ever for sports TV in U.S.

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, Kentucky Derby and other events expected to draw more sports viewers on Saturday than to the Super Bowl.  More

Spain's economy charging ahead

Spain's economy is charging ahead, growing exponentially faster than the U.S. in the first quarter of the year.  More

Pacquiao fans told to unplug the fridge or miss the fight

Fans of Manny Pacquiao in parts of his native Philippines are being told to turn off their domestic appliances or risk missing the televised fight altogether because of power blackouts.  More

In Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Uncle Sam is the big winner

We don't know who will have his hand raised at the end of the historic fight Saturday, but Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and the IRS will all walk away with millions.  More

Tesla's new product is a battery for your home

Tesla has unveiled a suite of new energy products, including a wall-mounted battery that will be sold for use in consumers' homes.  More

Tamagotchi now lives in your watch

Japanese video games maker Bandai Namco resurrected its hit toy Tamagotchi, creating an app for Aplle Watch.  More

U.S. and UK: Best business buddies?

Strong business links are at the heart of the special relationship between the United States and Britain. Will the U.K. election put that at risk?  More

Airbus wants answers from Germany over U.S. spying claims

Airbus is demanding answers from the German government following media reports that it helped the U.S. National Security Agency spy on the company.  More

LinkedIn shares plunge 20%

Investors aren't liking what LinkedIn posted Thursday about business for the rest of the year. Here's a hint: It's going to be weaker than expected.  More

45 Baltimore CVS workers are still getting paid

Two CVS stores remain closed after sustaining damage in Monday night's riots. The company is still paying the 45 employees at those stores while it works to transfer them to nearby locations.  More

Pay per view police will be on the hunt during Mayweather Pacquiao fight

Bars and restaurants will have to pay between $5,000 to $15,500 to show fight and those who try to avoid that fee could be caught by investigators working for a bounty.  More

GoDaddy's logo to disappear from Danica Patrick's racecar

GoDaddy will end its long-standing relationship with NASCAR and racing team Stewart-Hass this year. But the website hosting company wants to keep driver Danica Patrick as its spokeswoman.  More

The Marvel Marathon: 27 hours of 'Ultron,' 'Iron Man,' and super fans

Movie chains are holding a marathon of all 11 Marvel movies. I went to the AMC Lincoln Square to ask fans why they are spending more than 24 hours with "Earth's Mightiest Heroes."  More

With the first pick of the stock draft, you select ...

The NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night. You're not the general manager of your favorite team. But you are of your investment portfolio. So what stock would you take first? Apple? Disney? Tesla?  More

Europe's deflation worries ease. For now

Consumer prices in Europe were flat in April after four months of declines that strained the region's fragile economy.  More

Al Jazeera America exec tells staff he will fight lawsuit

Al Jazeera America called all-hands meeting after suit claims an executive was fired for complaing that a colleague was anti-Semitic and discriminated against women.  More

Sony's back! Walkman not included

Sony is famous for creating innovative consumer electronics like the Walkman, Discman and Trinitron. But these days, the company isn't making much money on gadgets.  More

Roubini: Baltimore riots are a symptom of income inequality

The widening gap between America's rich and poor is driving the social unrest in Baltimore and other American cities, economist Nouriel Roubini said.  More

Blackstone CEO: GOP field way stronger than 2012's 'Seven Dwarfs'

Stephen Schwarzman, one of Wall Street's most influential Republicans, says the GOP field of presidential candidates is much more substantive than the 2012 cast.  More

Apple and IBM are making special iPad apps for seniors

Apple and IBM are partnering with Japan Post to deliver new set of iPad apps for seniors.  More

'Secret' app shuts down and (surprise!) gives investors money back

Secret app raised more than $35 million. Now it's closing shop -- and giving its investors their money back.  More

Marissa Mayer made $42 million after Yahoo slashed her bonus

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was docked pay for the company's poor financial performance in 2014.  More

Apple may have to pay Ireland 10 years of back taxes

Apple warned investors this week that it could owe a decade's worth of back taxes to Ireland.  More

United flies Sam the lost dog home in First Class -- for free!

Sam got a free United flight back home to Louisiana Wednesday after he turned up in Iowa four years after going missing.  More

Pope Francis calls gender pay gap a 'scandal'

Pope says that Christians must do what they can to insure that men and women are paid the same for equal work.  More

Tesla battery to save consumers 25% on electric bills

Elon Musk's brother described how the new Tesla battery could slash consumers' electric bills.  More

The key to Nepal's economy is ... water

Some countries are endowed with vast oil supplies, while others have timber, minerals or coal. Nepal has water, and lots of it.  More

'Avengers' assembling for shot at box office record

The Disney/Marvel Studios film is projected to break many box office records when it opens this weekend.  More

Microsoft just showed off the future of the PC

Microsoft Windows 10 has a feature called Continuum for Phones that could let you keep your PC in your pocket.  More

Charlie Hebdo cartoonist: I'm done drawing Mohammed

Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Renald Luzier says he will no longer draw the Prophet Mohammed.  More

'Microsoft Edge' will replace Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge is the new name for 'Project Spartan,' the browser that will replace Internet Explorer.  More

iPad glitch grounds American Airlines flights

An apparent iPad software glitch has grounded several American Airlines planes in the United States.  More

Fliers love JetBlue, loathe Spirit. Wall Street agrees.

Spirit Airlines shares fell after the company reported a drop in its controversial "non-ticket" revenue. But fliers still love JetBlue ... and so do investors.  More

Buffalo Wild Wings charging cover to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

The chain will only air Mayweather-Pacquiao in a 'handful' of restaurants and said a cover is need to justify the high costs. Bars around the country have to pay big fees to show the fight.  More

Hulu wins 'Seinfeld' streaming rights

NBC's 1990s comedy has been sought by other streaming outlets.  More

Greek finance minister shielded by wife from angry protesters

Greece's finance minister Yanis Varoufakis found himself under attack from anarchists, but escaped without injuries after his wife for shielding him from the angry group.  More

The Galaxy S6 arrived just in time for Samsung

Samsung may have posted a staggering loss in the beginning of the year, but the company isn't worried as it sees demand ballooning over the new Galaxy S6 phone.  More

Twitter earnings leaked ... on Twitter. Stock tanks 20%

Twitter's latest results were leaked by someone on ... Twitter. Shares fell once the company confirmed the numbers were legit. Sales missed forecasts despite decent user growth.  More

Tattoos may stop Apple Watch from working

Your tattoo can prevent the Apple Watch from sending notifications, placing calls and using Apple Pay.  More

Instagram blocks 'offensive' eggplant emoji hashtag

Instagram now lets you search for photos with emoji hashtags -- but not if you're looking for offensive eggplant images.  More

Boone Pickens to Texas: Don't panic. Oil is going higher

Billionaire oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens isn't worried about Texas sinking into a recession.  More

CVS: 5 Baltimore stores remain closed, two with 'heavy damage'

Five CVS stores in Baltimore were damaged by rioters and remain closed on Tuesday.  More

NFL gives up tax exempt status

NFL will no longer have league offices file as a not-for-profit organization, which will mean it no longer has to disclose commissioner's salary.  More

Aid for Nepal may quintuple, but won't be enough

Nepal is set to receive the most foreign aid in its history as the international community pledges to support the nation in the wake of a deadly earthquake. But the money isn't expected to be enough.  More

Sell in May and go away? 3 charts show that's dumb

Market timing is hard. And making investing decisions based on the calendar is just silly. If you sold in May and went away for the past three years, you missed out on stocks going up.  More

Jane Goodall: SeaWorld 'should be closed down'

Esteemed scientist and animal activist Jane Goodall says keeping whales and dolphins in captivity is wrong and SeaWorld should be shut down.  More

This might be the best smartphone camera on the planet

The LG G4 smartphone has the makings of a revolutionary camera.  More

Why Baltimore police officers don't wear digital cameras

Baltimore politicians haven't agreed on plans to outfit police offers wear body cameras. Privacy is a concern too. Baltimore County has reportedly delayed a pilot program to use Tasers with cameras.  More

10 best car interiors

These cars and trucks have top-notch passenger cabins, according to Wards Automotive.  More

Nepali earthquake survivor raises $57,000 in disaster relief

Two young, entrepreneurial Nepali cousins are raising funds to support Nepal's long-term recovery after a devastating earthquake.  More

CVS got employees out of Baltimore store just before looting and fire

No customers or employees were in the store when looters broke into it, the company said. It was closed earlier in the afternoon out of caution before the situation turned violent.  More

A-Rod's $6 million home run

If Yankees follow through on threat not to pay A-Rod $6 million for reaching first home run milestone, the union is likely to fight for the money for him.  More

BlackBerry would team with Apple on security

BlackBerry CEO John Chen is very open to working with Apple on security despite the two companies' smartphone rivalry.  More

How to donate to Nepal anonymously (and avoid spam)

Donate to Nepal, but avoid junk mail solicitations from charities. Do it anonymously.  More

What Apple could buy with its $193.5 billion cash

Apple wouldn't actually buy these things. But it's fun to put its $193.5 billion cash hoard in perspective.  More

Don't fear China. Fear Washington.

Three former Treasury secretaries believe America's biggest risk lies from within, not from Asia.  More

Obamacare took $729 bite out of tax refunds - H&R Block

A majority of H&R Block clients who had received federal help to pay for their health insurance in 2014 saw their tax refunds reduced. Why? They had underestimated their income when they applied for premium tax credits.  More

How high do you think the Nasdaq will go?

The tech-heavy index, home to Apple, Facebook and Google, is finally back above 5,000 and at a new all-time high. Some think it could hit soon 6,000. But are investors too enthusiastic?  More

Nepal earthquake donations: Who's sending what

Governments, charities and companies have begun contributing money and other relief as Nepal struggles to recover from a devastating earthquake.  More

Economic crisis hits at heart of Russia's pride: Its space program

Russia's space program budget has been slashed by a third as low oil prices and tough western sanctions hurt.  More

Booming iPhone 6 sales fuel Apple's second-best quarter ever

Soaring iPhone sales helped Apple post near-record revenue and profit.  More

Nepal can't rebuild without the world's help

A major earthquake was the last thing Nepal needed. Even before one of the country's major fault lines rumbled to life, the country was beset by challenges.  More

Google wants to buy your invention

Google says it wants to buy people's patents, hoping to make the patent purchasing situation easier for inventors.  More

Chipotle is now GMO-free

Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells told CNNMoney that his restaurants are removing GMO ingredients from its food.  More

The Microsoft Windows Server rapture is coming

Microsoft is ending support for Microsoft Server 2003 in July. That means no more patches and upgrades -- and more exposure to hackers.  More

Corinthian Colleges to close all remaining campuses

For-profit Corinthian College network is shutting its remaining 28 ground campuses effective today.  More

'Avengers' sequel hauls in $201 million overseas in just days

The highly-anticipated movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has only opened in 55% of its overseas markets yet has already pulled in an estimated $201 million in box office sales.  More

Google and Facebook help locate Nepal survivors

Google and Facebook have built tools, such as Person Finder and Safety Check, which help people locate their loved ones in Nepal.  More

NBC's decision on Brian Williams' fate still weeks away

Questions about NBC's internal investigation into Brian Williams are mounting, but the network won't be announcing any decision about the anchorman's future for several weeks.  More

Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech resigns

Piech had tried, but failed to oust CEO Martin Winterkorn.  More

With 'steroids' gone, fewer stock market records to celebrate

Stock market records may be harder to come by this year with the economy slowing and the Federal Reserve removing 'steroids.'  More

Abercrombie makeover: No more shirtless models

Abercrombie & Fitch will no longer hire store workers based on looks and is doing away with shirtless models at special events as it seeks to move beyond the policies of former CEO Michael Jeffries.  More

Next for Jenner: Reality show on E!

Bruce Jenner will follow up on his extraordinary interview with Diane Sawyer by further sharing life as a transgender woman in a reality TV series for the E! cable channel.  More

Welcome Bruce Jenner

Coming out as transgender is probably easier than it ever has been, but it is still hard and shamefully unsafe. Keep up your resilience and know that you are making the world a better place.  More

Bruce Jenner interview: 'Yes, for all intents and purposes, I'm a woman.'

After weeks of rumors and anticipation, ABC finally airs "Bruce Jenner: The Interview."  More

Google executive killed in Nepal earthquake

Google X privacy director Dan Fredinburg was killed in an avalanche on Mt. Everest during a massive Nepal earthquake.  More

Casino drama: Elaine Wynn ousted

Talk about crapping out. Elaine Wynn has been kicked off the board of the casino empire she helped build.  More

Starbucks free drinks over: Computer glitch fixed

Starbucks computer problems had some stores giving away free coffee.  More

How a big Italian bank was slammed by a hoax

Shares in Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo dropped sharply Friday after hoaxers claimed its CEO had quit after faking billions in profits.  More

Sorry, Starbucks haters! #RaceTogether hasn't hurt it

Starbucks reported huge growth in sales and profits. The stock is at a record high. So much for that social media backlash against CEO Howard Schultz.  More

Airlines saved $3.4 billion. You saved 66 cents

Four major U.S. airlines posted record profits in the first quarter due to big fuel savings but savings didn't translate into lower fares.  More

Comcast says it's over: It won't try to merge with Time Warner Cable

After failing to convince regulators their merger would be good for consumers, Comcast and Time Warner Cable officially call off their giant merger.  More

10 things you must know about Apple before earnings

Apple is likely to post huge growth in sales and profits thanks to the popularity of the iPhone 6. Here are all the numbers to keep an eye on in the report.  More

Facetune makes your ugliest selfies look beautiful

Facetune is the kind of app we've always wanted but felt too guilty and vain to download.  More

'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying toward record U.S. debut

A week before "Avengers: Age of Ultron" opens in the U.S., the Marvel film debuts big internationally.  More

UK election: The pros and cons of a 'Brexit'

The European Union has become central to the fight to form the next British government, with two of the main parties promising voters a chance to take the U.K. out of the bloc. What are the arguments for, and against?  More

An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps

If you look closely at a Google Maps image of Rawalpindi, you'll see and Android peeing on an Apple logo.  More

Google: Our mobile strategy isn't as bad as you think

Google's advertising and paid search business continued to slow down in the first quarter of 2015.  More

Jenner, Lewinsky, LeBron: 8 TV interviews everyone watched

Before Diane Sawyer sits down with Bruce Jenner on Friday, we look back at some of the most high profile TV interviews in recent history.  More

Cutting crime among the mentally ill

In Washington State and San Diego, two programs that provide comprehensive counseling to mentally ill inmates have drastically cut the chances they will commit another crime.  More

Take a peek inside an Apple Watch

IFixit has torn apart the Apple Watch, giving us the first glimpse of the smartwatch's guts.

Romanian immigrant: 'I'm a good deal' for the UK

The impact of rising immigration on Britain's economy has become a hot topic in the election campaign.  More

HSBC: We may quit UK

British bank HSBC is considering moving its headquarters out of the U.K. because of concerns about regulation and the country's future in the European Union.  More

How a $1.8 million dinosaur skull went from Montana to Hong Kong

Meet the "Dragon King," a $1.8 million dinosaur skull excavated in Montana, now on sale in Hong Kong.  More

Salesforce CEO promises women will get same pay as men

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says it will take several years but a review of salaries will bring pay equity for his staff.  More

Obama's media formula favors 'Science Guy' Bill Nye

Obama sidelined traditional journalists again and gave exclusive interview instead to Bill Nye the Science Guy.  More

Wells Fargo ad to feature a lesbian couple

Well Fargo's new ad campaign prominently features an LGBT couple in a big national campaign, a first for the banking industry.  More

Quicken sued by feds over home loans

The U.S. government sued Quicken Loans Thursday alleging the company violated federal rules when it made loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration.  More

Bruce Jenner story presents pronoun dilemma for media

Newsroom are deciding on the proper way to refer to Bruce Jenner.  More

Starbucks to open Ferguson store

Starbucks will open a store in Ferguson, the Missouri town at the center of a national debate over race, as part of a plan to expand in diverse areas.  More

Amazon lifts curtain on secretive $5B cloud business

Amazon revealed that its cloud business will bring in $5 billion worth of sales this year.  More

Microsoft: The post-Windows company?

Microsoft sales continue to impress even as Windows slumps.  More

McCartney recorded 'Hey Jude' in this Aston Martin

This Aston Martin DB6 has been restored to 'better than new' condition by people in the very factory where it was built.  More

China releases 'most wanted' list of economic fugitives

China has released a list of 100 alleged economic fugitives, the latest move in the government's wide-reaching anti-corruption crackdown.  More

David Letterman salutes ramp up as CBS announces special

CBS will televise a primetime send off special for the legendary late night host next month.  More

Donald Trump slams Pacific free trade deal

Donald Trump has lashed out against President Obama's plans to create a free trade area across the Pacific.  More

Dr. Oz: accuses critics of having conflict of interest

Dr. Mehmet Oz's on-camera rebuttal to his critics is airing on local stations across the country Thursday, part of a P.R. blitz that also entails an essay in Time magazine and an interview on NBC's "Today" show.  More

Tesla's Elon Musk didn't take a salary in 2014

Elon Musk's has never taken a salary from Tesla. But his paper fortune runs well into the billions.  More

These CEOs work for 'free'

The list of $1 CEOs is long, but the list of CEOs who only make $1 or less is very exclusive.  More

Facebook's mobile ad revenue jumps

Facebook revenue grew 42%, as it relies more heavily on its mobile business  More

The cell phone data scam

Your cell phone company is ripping you off by forcing you to pay for data that you don't use.  More

Want Team USA to win gold? Buy 'em a pair of shoes

When American Olympians are not performing incredible feats of athleticism or winning gold medals, they're often struggling to stay out of the poor house.  More

Brazil's Petrobras: We lost $2 billion to bribery

Brazilian oil company Petrobras posted an annual loss of $7.2 billion and wrote off $2 billion for the cost of corruption.  More

Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger in doubt: what might happen next?

Comcast executives are facing off with skeptical government regulators. What's going to happen to Comcast's merger with Time Warner Cable? Here are the options.  More

Home Depot to remove toxic chemical from vinyl flooring

Home Depot says it will stop selling vinyl floor with phthalates, a chemical banned from toys and other kids' products due to health worries.  More

'Flash Crash' suspect fights extradition to US

The London man accused of illegal trading linked to the 2010 "Flash Crash" plans to fight extradition to the United States.  More

Robert Downey Jr. interview walk out: 'It's just getting a little Diane Sawyer in here'

"The Avengers" star walked out of an interview after British anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy pressed the actor about his past.  More

The crazy world of negative rates: Banks pay your mortgage for you?

Negative interest rates in Europe are turning banks on their heads: at least one has made repayments on mortgages for some of its customers.  More

ABC's Bruce Jenner promos say little, but stoke interest

ABC is staying mum about Diane Sawyer's special with Bruce Jenner saying they will let the former Olympian speak for himself.  More

Fox and NBC sports: We're not happy with new Verizon pricing plan

Verizon's attempt to take sports channels out of its basic cable package is setting up an epic standoff with some of the biggest media companies in the country. Latest to weigh in: Fox and NBC sports channels.  More

Google launches 'Project Fi' wireless service

Google will sell wireless service directly to customers, the company announced.  More

Google invites more people to turn off its ads

Google's new 'Contributor' service give websites an alternative to advertising by asking users to pay a few dollars every month.  More

Tesla wants to power your home with a battery

Tesla says it will unveil a home battery and a battery for businesses on April 30.  More

This country has zero income tax for most workers

New data from the OECD shows the average worker in India pays no income tax and doesn't have to make any social security contributions.  More

Journalism pay drives Pulitzer winner to PR job

Rob Kuznia, who won the Pulitzer for local reporting Monday, had already left for a job in PR by the time the award came.  More

South Dakota's new slogan: We're better than Mars

'Why die on Mars when you can live in South Dakota?' A new ad campaign boasts that the state has a lot more to offer than Mount Rushmore.  More

Planes, trains, cars, buses - What's best for the earth?

City-to-city buses get over 200 miles per gallon per passenger, making them the most fuel efficient travel choice.  More

'Unfriended' is a smart, tech-savvy horror film

If you can sit through a WebEx and like scary movies, you'll probably appreciate 'Unfriended.'  More

Apple: Mac security flaw fixed. Expert: Wrong

Macs still have a major security flaw that Apple said it had fixed in a recent Yosemite update.  More

Warren Buffett dumped Tesco before record loss

Warren Buffett dumped most of his stake in struggling retailer Tesco about a month before it revealed one of the worst losses in UK corporate history.  More

Japan's Nikkei closes above 20,000 for first time in 15 years

Japan's main stock market index has closed above the 20,000 level for the first time in 15 years.  More

China goes gaga over pole dancing

China's rising middle class is obsessed with pole dancing.  More

Want to be a billionaire? Elon Musk's ex explains how

Justine Musk, the first wife of billionaire Elon Musk, takes to Q&A site Quora to dole out advice.  More

Gas price fallout: People trading in hybrids for SUVs

Three years ago, when gas prices were at near-record highs, more people were willing to pay a premium for the "alternative fuel vehicles."  More

UK trader arrested for causing 2010 stock market 'Flash Crash'

Federal authorities say a 37-year old U.K. man used illegal trading techniques that contributed to the abrupt stock market crash on May 6, 2010.  More

Brian Williams wants back in as limbo drags on

Analysis: Brian Williams, Lester Holt and NBC News are locked in a lose-lose-lose scenario.  More

Sanctions will cost Russia more than $100 billion

Russia reckons sanctions imposed by the West will have cost it $106 billion by the end of this year.  More

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