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Rise of the big spenders: Are Russians the world's best hotel guests?

There's a new group of travelers in town -- and it hardly matters which town you're talking about.

Drake apologizes for Rolling Stone rant

Everyone has tough days at the office, but when Drake has one it goes viral. The rapper has been picked apart online after he tweeted his feelings about his profile in Rolling Stone magazine.

Sochi 2014: 'I did it for Dad' says U.S. OIympic hero Joss Christensen

Joss Christensen led a U.S. clean sweep in freestyle skiing slopestyle at the Sochi Winter Olympics Thursday before paying an emotional tribute to his late father.

Senator Cruz introduces State Marriage Defense Act

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Mike Lee, R-Utah, today introduced S.

Bad economic data weighs on Wall Street

Investors have a mega media merger to digest Thursday, but it's not giving the broader market a boost. A bad batch of economic data and lackluster earnings weighed on stocks.

First look inside the Airbus A350 XWB

To fully appreciate all the A350 XWB promises to offer, your imagination needs to take a rather giant leap.

Venezuela anti-government protests turn deadly; 3 killed

Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Venezuela, leaving three people shot to death and nearly two dozen injured, authorities said.

Senator's about-face on filibuster

Republican Sen. Dean Heller voted to filibuster the bill to raise the debt ceiling Wednesday, after telling CNN the night before that he did not support fellow Sen. Ted Cruz's plan to do the same.

Funnyman Sid Caesar dead at 91

Sid Caesar, whose clever, anarchic comedy on such programs as "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour" helped define the 1950s "Golden Age of Television," has died. He was 91.

Senate passes debt-ceiling plan in blow to conservatives

The Senate voted Wednesday to avert at least one chronic Washington political crisis for at least a year.