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The risk of Scott Walker's safe politics

The risk of Scott Walker's safe politics

Scott Walker -- the Wisconsin governor who built a political brand around bold actions -- is now making a habit of staying away from hot topics entirely, from President Obama's faith to evolution, as he eyes a White House bid next year.
America Inc. warns of turbulence ahead

America Inc. warns of turbulence ahead

After an avalanche of earnings results in recent weeks, one thing is clear: Corporate America is worried about 2015. The red flags: many companies warned that oil prices and the strong U.S. dollar could hurt sales this year.
Workers at nation's largest oil refinery join growing strike

Workers at nation's largest oil refinery join growing strike

Workers at the nation's largest oil refinery have joined a strike that now includes more than 6,500 workers.
Why flying stinks, and you're still paying more

Why flying stinks, and you're still paying more

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Flying is rarely a pleasant experience anymore.
Warren Buffett's Cadillac sells for $122,500

Warren Buffett's Cadillac sells for $122,500

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Warren Buffett's 2006 Cadillac was sold to a New Yorker for $122,500 in an on-line auction that ended Thursday.
How I fought Olive Garden (and won)

How I fought Olive Garden (and won)

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Last spring James Mitarotonda grew fed up with yet another chief executive refusing to listen to shareholders.
'Duck Dynasty' star hits the runway at New York Fashion Week

'Duck Dynasty' star hits the runway at New York Fashion Week

"Duck Dynasty" member Sadie Robertson left small-town Louisiana this week for New York Fashion Week -- and, she can't wait to do it again.
Artist's statue spoof shows Oscar snorting cocaine

Artist's statue spoof shows Oscar snorting cocaine

The Oscar statuette, seen by many as the film industry's highest honor, has been given a new and biting spin by a Los Angeles street artist.

Daytona International Speedway undergoing $400 million project

The Daytona International Speedway is in the middle of a $400 million renovation project. Like all other major sports venues, they're trying to enhance the experience for the fans.
U.S. defense chief: Mosul assault should be launched at right time to succeed

U.S. defense chief: Mosul assault should be launched at right time to succeed

New U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Saturday that success is more important than timing in any attempt to retake Iraq's second city, Mosul, from ISIS militants.
Half-ton haul: Teen hooks massive blue marlin off Hawaii coast

Half-ton haul: Teen hooks massive blue marlin off Hawaii coast

A New York City teenager made the biggest catch of his life when he reeled in a 1,058-pound blue marlin off the coast of Hawaii.
Chief: Minneapolis police officer shot in patrol car clearly was 'intended target'

Chief: Minneapolis police officer shot in patrol car clearly was 'intended target'

A Minneapolis police officer sitting in his patrol car was shot Saturday morning, with that Minnesota city's police chief saying "there is little doubt that an officer was the intended target."
Kurt Cobain's credit card is up for sale

Kurt Cobain's credit card is up for sale

Even the grungiest rock stars have owned credit cards. Now, fans of Nirvana have the chance to have the gold-colored Visa that belonged to deceased front man Kurt Cobain.
Hollywood's leading women fight back

Hollywood's leading women fight back

At the 2014 Academy Awards, Best Actress winner Cate Blanchett railed at Hollywood's predilection for male-centric filmmaking, sparking a debate about women in film that sent ripples throughout the industry.
Former NASCAR champ Kurt Busch suspended

Former NASCAR champ Kurt Busch suspended

 (CNN) -- Kurt Busch, the 2004 NASCAR top series champion, has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR events, the auto racing circuit said Friday.