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No Powerball winner sends jackpot to record $425 million

No one hit the jackpot in the latest Powerball drawing, pushing the next prize of $425 million into the history books. The prize for Saturday night's Powerball was $325 million -- the fourth-largest in the game's history.

RIM jumps 11% on BlackBerry 10 hopes

Hating BlackBerry has become something of a bloodsport, but Research in Motion shares have been on an incredible tear for the past two months -- and the RIM rally continued Friday after a bullish analyst report.

Stocks up on Black Friday

U.S. stocks moved higher Friday, as investors watched the nation's shopping malls for signs of consumer strength during the holiday shopping season.

Black Friday shoppers out in full force

Shoppers turned out in droves at malls and big-box stores around the country, taking advantage of Black Friday deals as retailers opened their doors earlier than ever on Thanksgiving.

Black Friday comes early to Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart workers stood sentry by stacks of products -- vacuums, blankets, Hello Kitty bedspreads -- marked with signs reading "Merchandise not available until 8 p.m. Thursday."

Toys R Us shoppers choose deals first, turkey later

Shop, eat turkey, then shop some more.

Black Friday brings festive scene to Macy's

Black Friday at Macy's flagship store in midtown Manhattan has a different vibe than the typical hometown mall. For many in the crowd, the shopping is secondary: The real fun was in the spectacle.

Fog suspected in 100 vehicle Texas wrecks that claim at least two lives

At least two people were killed and as many as 120 injured in Thanksgiving pileups involving an estimated 100 cars on a foggy stretch of highway in southeast Texas, authorities said.

Art Ginsburg, TV's 'Mr. Food,' dies at 81

Art Ginsburg, who as "Mr. Food" demonstrated recipes and cooking tips in 90-second segments for millions of TV viewers over more than 30 years, died Wednesday of cancer, a company official said.

Special places to find gratitude

Where do you go to feel a sense of gratitude, serenity or peace in your life?