French industrial giant Alstom has pleaded guilty to bribery allegations and agreed to pay a record $772 million penalty to the United States.
New Year's Eve is so much fun that there is a jet that helps you celebrate it twice by crossing the international date line in style - all for the small price of $11,500 a ticket.
The year started with all the fanfare surrounding the Sochi Olympics. But the crisis in Ukraine spurred geopolitical stress and the downing of a commercial airplane. Then the drop in oil made things even worse for Russia.
As the rest of the world wonders why North Korea would launch its most brazen cyber attack on Sony Pictures because of 'The Interview,' North Korean defectors say it's simple: in a totalitarian country, humor doesn't exist.
The suspect in the fatal shooting of two NYPD police officers apparently laid out threats of the attack on his Instagram account. The posts showed a desire for revenge after the deaths of black men Eric Garner and Michael Brown in encounters with police.
Russia's financial crisis has defeated Bruce Willis. The actor has starred in ads for Russia's Trust Bank, which has collapsed.
Carlyle Group CEO David Rubenstein rapped a holiday greeting to investors this year, inspired by the firm's investment in Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics.
Bidding was fast and furious this past weekend for hundreds of antique guns from the World Wars and the Wild West. They sold at about two guns a minute for a total price nearing $1 million at an auction house in Pennsylvania.
CNNMoney went shopping, comparing two of the world's biggest retailers. Both claim the cheapest prices, but which one delivers?