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Sony hack: Tom Cruise was asked to play Steve Jobs

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Just as the deal for the Steve Jobs biopic was falling apart at Sony Pictures, the Hollywood studio pushed for Tom Cruise

Fed to big banks: You need even more capital

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Big banks have taken many steps during the past few years to ensure that they have enough capital on hand in case of anoth

Baby on board! Southwest flight diverted for birth

 (CNN) -- Baby's first flight took on a whole new meaning when a woman gave birth aboard a Southwest Airlines flight in midair Tuesday morning

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton involved in vehicle wreck

  (CNN) -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was taken to a hospital after the truck he was traveling in crashed in Charlotte, North C

1 slice of royal wedding cake sells at auction for $7500

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A slice of Prince William and Duchess Catherine's wedding cake sold at auction on Friday for an unexpected $7,500.

An end to the battle for the armrest?

 (CNN) -- Could this device finally bring a peaceful end to the great arms race in the sky?

Amazon takes on eBay ... sort of

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Amazon is the new eBay ... sort of. Amazon has a new feature called "make an offer" that allows customers to place bids, rather than buy outright.

Israel: American arrested for allegedly plotting attacks on Muslim sites

JERUSALEM (CNN) -- An American man has been arrested in Israel for allegedly acquiring explosives stolen from Israel's military that he planned to use to attack Muslim holy sites, Israeli authorities said Tuesday. According to Shin Beit, Israel'

Senate Democrats release report criticizing CIA use of torture

The CIA's harsh interrogations of terrorist detainees during the Bush era didn't work, were more brutal than previously revealed and delivered no "ticking time bomb" information that prevented an attack, according to an explos