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  • In Pictures Who was Geronimo?

    Geronimo was a Bedonkohe Apache leader of the Chiricahua Apache who received his nickname from Mexicans. His real name was Goyaałé ('One Who Yawns'). Here, Geronimo (third l.) negotiates with General George Crook (second r.) in the Cañon de los Embudos in Sonora, Mexico, in 1886.

  • Five questions for Warren Buffett

    Five questions for Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett faces perhaps the most turbulent Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting yet on Saturday. Here's a Q & A with someone who follows Warren Buffett closely.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 04/22

    Baby rabbits are offered for sale at a farming supply store in Omaha, Neb.

  • In Pictures Midwest tornadoes

    A resident carries away a basket with belongings from a destroyed house in Mapleton, Iowa, on April 10, after a large tornado flattened a grain elevator and destroyed homes and buildings on its weekend rampage through this small western Iowa town. Authorities reported no serious injuries.

  • Warren Buffett protegé hit by allegations of illegal stock trading

    Warren Buffett protegé hit by allegations of illegal stock trading

    David Sokol, an executive in the Warren Buffett firm, Berkshire Hathaway, gained $3 million when the company bought a chemical firm in which he held stock. Some Wall Street experts suggest the federal government should investigate Sokol's stock trading.

  • Warren Buffett bombshell: One of five things to watch March 31

    Warren Buffett bombshell: One of five things to watch March 31

    Warren Buffett letter announces resignation of longtime lieutenant. Does Warren Buffett now have an heir apparent?

  • Eight ways $100 oil may affect you

    Eight ways $100 oil may affect you

    In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.

  • Food costs soaring in US after harsh winter. Will higher prices last?

    Food costs soaring in US after harsh winter. Will higher prices last?

    Higher wholesale food prices contributed to a jump in the producer price index in February, the US reported Wednesday. Consumers are likely to see food prices rise at least 4 percent in 2011.

  • Top 5 on Forbes rich list? Bill, Warren ... and Carlos!

    Top 5 on Forbes rich list? Bill, Warren ... and Carlos!

    Forbes came out with its annual ranking of the world's richest people Thursday. This year's Top 5 billionaires made their money in software, luxury goods, investments, and telecommunications. But the No. 1 has pulled far ahead of his rivals. Here's how the Top 5 stack up:

  • Nuggets from Buffett

    The Simple Dollar Nuggets from Buffett

    Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders includes some bits worth savoring.