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Brian Williams to start at MSNBC on September 22

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The next chapter in Brian Williams' broadcasting career is about to begin.An NBC News spokesperson confirmed that Williams will start his new role as breaking news anchor on MSNBC on September 22, the day that Pope…

NFL ditches Roman numerals for Super Bowl 50

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- This season's Super Bowl logo will look very different from its predecessors as the NFL ditches the Roman numerals in favor of standard Arabic numerals.The new logo will read: Super Bowl 50.The decision to drop the…

Tom Brady's big win sends ticket prices spiraling up

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Tom Brady's four-game suspension went away Thursday morning when a federal judge ruled in his favor. And so did cheap tickets to the Patriots' first home games.The median price for tickets already sold on StubHub for…

McDonald's all-day breakfast coming October 6

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- After months of experimenting with all-day breakfast in several markets, McDonald's will make it available nationwide starting October 6.McDonald's is making a host of changes in a bid to turnaround slumping sales. Now comes breakfast all…

Chipotle sued for its GMO-free ads

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Chipotle makes a big deal about the quality of its products, but a lawsuit is calling some of those claims into question.The company is facing a class action lawsuit alleging it misled customers about its use…

Overweight pup gets second chance at life

(CNN) -- Obese, unhealthy and mourning the loss of his owner, Vincent was surrendered to a county animal shelter in Houston two weeks ago. His prospects didn't look good.He weighed in at 38 pounds, double the healthy weight for a…

Lack of sleep can lead to the common cold

(CNN) -- So, it turns out your mother was right again: The less sleep you get, the more likely you are to catch a cold.A new study published in this week's journal SLEEP, finds that people who sleep less than…

Brain-eating amoeba kills 14-year-old star athlete

(CNN) -- The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.Michael John Riley Jr. was just days away from starting his freshman year of high school. The Houston teen, who qualified…

5 things to know about the next iPhone

(CNN) -- It's that time of year again. The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, footballs are flying through the air and Apple is readying new iPhones.The company just announced it will hold an event September…

Facebook hits one billion users in a single day

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Facebook hit an unprecedented benchmark: One billion users in a single day.That happened for the first time on Monday, and co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the milestone on Thursday. He noted in a Facebook post…

The annual pumpkin spice onslaught is here

(CNN) -- Here's your forecast for fall: cooler, with a 100% chance of pumpkin spice.Kellogg's is the latest to jump on the bandwagon started by Starbucks and its pumpkin spice latte way back in 2003, splashing its popular Mini-Wheats cereal…

Dow up 50 points as big rebound fades

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- After five straight days of losses, Wall Street finally took a breather when buyers returned Tuesday.The Dow surged as much as 441 points on Tuesday morning after news that China was flooding its economy with more…