The newest Marvel superhero sage earned $187.7 million in its first weekend, the second highest debut in history. The film has earned $627 million worldwide in 12 days.
A passion for exploration is the fuel to an innovative economy, says astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Major retailers will start selling the first merchandise tied to the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" just after midnight on Sept. 4.
Robots aren't just for corporate Goliaths -- now even the little guy on Main Street is adopting them.
Saturday's Kentucky Derby is going to be a first—because you'll be able to bet money on the race from an iPhone app.
As academic and athletic pursuits crowd out flipping burgers, there has been a decline in the number of teens working summer jobs.
Churchill Downs Racetrack steps up the A-list experience a little more each time, and this year's Derby 141 is certainly keeping pace.
A judge ruled Thursday that AmEx is barred from preventing merchants from encouraging customers to use cheaper rival credit cards.
This weekend's much-anticipated boxing match is expected to ring in hundreds of millions of dollars.
An old technology—railroads—could play a role in alleviating some water shortages in California.
April showers resulted in a surge of buyers looking for new trucks and crossovers, which boosted the bottom lines of nearly every automaker.
A quarter of Americans are spending more than half their paycheck on housings costs, a percentage the government defines as "burdensome."
Once upon a time, Cuba had a stock market. Could it again?
This may be one of the greatest weekends in sports and entertainment in a long time.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors announced a plan to offer its electricity-storing battery technology in homes and businesses across the U.S.
Now that there's a hand sanitizer dispenser at every hospital room door, it's time to check that such products work safely, the FDA says
The sprawling region that spreads into surrounding states including Connecticut and New Jersey is part of a growing number of so-called "megacities."
As the draft kicks off, all eyes are on Jameis Winston. He can play football, no doubt. But, given his off-the-field problems, is he marketable?
Apple, IBM and a Japanese insurance and bank holding company have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in Japan.
Roving robots make their way around the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, transporting medication, linens and medical waste.
UBS whistleblower, Bradley Birkenfeld shows CNBC's Eamon Javers how he's spent some of his IRS Whistleblower award money and explains why he's still relentless about pushing the government to reveal the names of tens of thousands of American tax cheats...
An Iowa-based chicken broiler breeding farm has initially tested positive for the highly pathogenic h5 bird flu.
The FTC imposed a $3.4 million judgment against a medical alert device company for using threats and deceit to sell medical alert device to seniors.
It's the biggest financial worry for anyone saving for retirement: will I outlive my savings and die broke?
Apple has raised a flag about the potential cost if it is required to pay past taxes to Ireland.
The Federal Reserve downgraded its assessment of the economy on Wednesday after a winter that saw growth slow to a trickle.
A hacker said he has devised a technique to crack under two minutes any combination by Master Lock, a padlock company.
Microsoft showed off Windows 10, its HoloLens glasses and a new browser at the Build Developer Conference.
A majority of Americans believe college is an investment in their child's future, but it's one they're not adequately preparing for.
If you think you need to put your financial house in order but haven't taken any steps to follow through, you're not alone.