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Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?

Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Pumpkins are having their moment in the sun.
Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Will markets shake off the September slump as the new month begins? Here are five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:
Wall Street still hires mostly white men

Wall Street still hires mostly white men

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Perhaps it's no surprise, but first-year bankers at Wall Street's biggest firms are a very white and male bunch.
Officials: Bell Gardens, California, mayor shot and killed by wife

Officials: Bell Gardens, California, mayor shot and killed by wife

(CNN) -- The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, was shot and killed by his wife during an apparent domestic dispute Tuesday, officials said.
Huge crowds join Hong Kong protests on China's National Day

Huge crowds join Hong Kong protests on China's National Day

HONG KONG (CNN) -- Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's &quo
Ferguson mayor: Our eyes opened to racial problems

Ferguson mayor: Our eyes opened to racial problems

Ahead of a town hall meeting Tuesday night, Ferguson's mayor said the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown helped open the eyes of city officials to the town's racial divide.
Tracy Morgan: I can't believe Walmart is blaming me

Tracy Morgan: I can't believe Walmart is blaming me

Walmart's response Monday to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over the car crash that left him in critical condition elicited a response of its own on Tuesday from the recovering comedian -- and it doesn't sound like he's laughing.
Authorities check unsolved cases for ties to Hannah Graham disappearance

Authorities check unsolved cases for ties to Hannah Graham disappearance

(CNN) -- As the fall disappearance of a college student haunts Virginia yet again, police across the state are scrambling to determine whether Jesse Matthew, the suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance this month, is linked to other slayin
Authorities check unsolved cases for ties to Hannah Graham disappearance

Authorities check unsolved cases for ties to Hannah Graham disappearance

(CNN) -- As the fall disappearance of a college student haunts Virginia yet again, police across the state are scrambling to determine whether Jesse Matthew, the suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance this month, is linked to other slayin
Officials: Bell Gardens, California, mayor shot and killed by wife

Officials: Bell Gardens, California, mayor shot and killed by wife

The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, was shot and killed by his wife during an apparent domestic dispute Tuesday, officials said.
Jimmy Carter Fast Facts

Jimmy Carter Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States. Personal: Birth name: James Earl Carter, Jr. Birth date: October 1, 1924 Birth place: Plains, Georgia
Jimmy Carter Fast Facts

Jimmy Carter Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States. Personal: Birth name: James Earl Carter, Jr. Birth date: October 1, 1924 Birth place: Plains, Georgia
Authorities check unsolved cases for ties to Hannah Graham disappearance

Authorities check unsolved cases for ties to Hannah Graham disappearance

As the fall disappearance of a college student haunts Virginia yet again, police across the state are scrambling to determine whether Jesse Matthew, the suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance this month, is linked to other slayings and di
Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?

Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Pumpkins are having their moment in the sun.
Michelin names 126 NYC restaurants that won't blow your budget

Michelin names 126 NYC restaurants that won't blow your budget

(CNN) -- In New York and looking for excellent dining experiences that won't land you on your accounting department's blacklist when you file expenses?