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The secret to cheap winter heating bills Wed, 11 Dec '13 | 7:22 AM ET

More households are using this as their main winter fuel to save cash. But there may be hidden costs.

A tablet of flibanserin at Sprout Pharmaceuticals in Raleigh, N.C.

The search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about future of female libido drugs.

Cramer: Build position in Home Depot? Wed, 11 Dec '13 | 6:16 PM ET
Jim Cramer at MM2K show on Wall Street

After talking with Home Depot CEO Frank Blake, Cramer said, “I don’t think the run is over.”

Fresh Ponzi schemes in a post-Madoff world Wed, 11 Dec '13 | 1:05 PM ET

Five years after Bernie Madoff's arrest, new masters of Ponzi schemes have emerged. Meet the scammer convicted as Minnesota's $200 million man.

Job seekers line up to meet with recruiters during the Job Hunters Boot Camp in San Mateo, Calif., in October.

A congressional budget proposal fails to extend a program providing federal funds for those who have run out of state benefits.

Mike Plant, Atlanta Braves executive, left, listens to public comments during a Cobb County Commission hearing regarding building a new stadium.

A deal that could move the Atlanta Braves from downtown Atlanta to a nearby county has upset local tea party leaders.

Victoria's Secret models during the finale of the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York.

Wearing millions of dollars of diamonds, Swarovski crystals and lingerie, Victoria's Secret Angels hit the catwalk during the annual runway event.

Man named Sam Sung no longer works at Apple Tue, 10 Dec '13 | 1:31 PM ET
Business card to Apple employee specialist, Sam Sung.

CNBC has learned that Sam Sung no longer works at an Apple store in Vancouver.

"Pyronin Y" by Damien Hirst

Two works by the artist Damien Hirst – featuring his trademark multicolored dots - have been stolen from a gallery in London.

Spotify gets exclusive rights for Led Zeppelin Wed, 11 Dec '13 | 11:24 AM ET
Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin performs in 1983 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Spotify also announced a new function that enables nonpaying users to get more access to the music they want to hear.

Macau casinos could win big in 2014, and this chart explains why.

How Tom and Jerry inspired a piano master Tue, 10 Dec '13 | 4:40 AM ET
A still from Warner Brothers' Tom and Jerry cartoon.

The Chinese pianist Lang Lang learned to love classical music from Tom and Jerry.

A customer tries the Siri voice assistant function on an Apple Inc.

The search giant's voice-activated search service, Google Now, is now just as good as Apple's Siri, according to test results released Tuesday.

Is this currency the 'best on the planet?' Mon, 9 Dec '13 | 10:26 PM ET

China’s yuan hit a fresh record high on Tuesday and unprecedented demand has made it stand out as one of the world’s most attractive currencies.

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

Unless you have a spare million, these cars won't end up in your garage. But we can all dream, so here’s a list of ridiculously expensive supercars.

Googlebus protest according to "Tigerbeat" Instagram user.

Protesters blocked a private Google shuttle in San Francisco on Monday, according to a report by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.

Office party: Career builder or career killer? Tue, 10 Dec '13 | 7:00 AM ET

Ah, the office holiday party. A chance to make or destroy your career. Here are some tips from career coach Marie McIntyre.

ANC members put up posters at FNB Stadium in preparation for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, Dec 9, 2013.

At Nelson Mandela's memorial, leaders of most of the world have gathered, presenting the biggest security event in recent memory. NBC News reports.

Buying a Tesla with bitcoin? Not so fast Mon, 9 Dec '13 | 12:56 PM ET
Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom in Palo Alto, Calif.

Did a luxury sports car dealership in California actually accept bitcoins in a Tesla Model S sale?

Wal-Mart has agreed to settle unresolved lawsuits filed on behalf of consumers allegedly injured or killed in explosions involving plastic gas cans.

This 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4*S NART Spyder sold for $27.5 million in August.

U.S. auction sales of collectible cars are set to reach an all-time high in 2013. Plus, why a car sold for $100 million is within reach.

How bad weather's squeezing your orange juice Mon, 9 Dec '13 | 2:44 PM ET
Frozen tangerines are shown with misters running to avoid as much damage as possible during a cold snap in the San Joaquin Valley, Dec. 6, 2013, in Orange Cove, Calif.

Damage in the San Joaquin Valley from a cold snap is estimated at $23 million and growing.

No cuddling, please. We're Wisconsinites Mon, 9 Dec '13 | 5:13 PM ET
The Snuggle House website

A business in Madison, Wis., offering "therapeutic cuddling" for $60 an hour—the Snuggle House—has closed after its owner took too much "grief."

The advice I received from Nelson Mandela: CEO Mon, 9 Dec '13 | 10:03 AM ET
Getty Images Co-Founder and CEO Jonathan Klein with President Nelson Mandela, at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2009.

Getty CEO Jonathan Klein speaks about what it was like growing up white in South Africa and the advice he received from Nelson Mandela when they met.

Brazil fan violence raises World Cup worries Mon, 9 Dec '13 | 3:36 PM ET
Fans of Rio de Janeiro's Vasco da Gama attack a fan of Parana's Atletico PR, during a Brazilian Championship football match in Joinville, Santa Catarina, on December 8, 2013.

Officials said shocking violence at a Brazilian match is not an indication of what to expect when the country hosts the World Cup.

Middle class getting priced out of ski trips Sun, 8 Dec '13 | 1:00 PM ET
Skiing powder on Aspen Mountain.

The majority of the skiers and snowboarders on the slopes now came from households earning more than $100,000, according to travel industry research.

US report card: $115,000 for a C minus? Sat, 7 Dec '13 | 7:00 AM ET

International results show that American students are mediocre, a pretty disappointing performance given the amount of money spent on educating them.

The average price for a gallon of gas in the U.S. rose over the past two weeks for the second time in a row, after months of falling prices.

Nelson Mandela: A man and a country Thu, 5 Dec '13 | 4:05 PM ET
Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela not only overcame personal suffering, racism and oppression, he triumphed over them to become a titan of the 20th century. Click ahead to see images from his life.

10 can't miss 'made in USA' holiday gifts Sat, 7 Dec '13 | 11:00 AM ET

With the holiday-shopping countdown on, see a list of 10 cool gift ideas—from men's suit jackets to hand-forged copper bowls. And all American-made.