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NFL legend in beer ad: Don't drink and drive Wed, 22 Jan '14 | 9:16 AM ET
Defensive end Bruce Smith of the Washington Redskins against the Dallas Cowboys at FedEx Field on December 14, 2003 in Landover, Maryland.

One of the most dominant players in pro football history, is about to appear in a Bud Light ad against drunk driving.

Aetna could be forced out of Obamacare: CEO Wed, 22 Jan '14 | 7:32 AM ET
Mark Berolini, CEO of Aetna.

Aetna's CEO says Obamacare has failed to attract the uninsured, and he offered a scenario in which the company could be forced to pull out of program.

Is Warren Buffett too big to fail? Wed, 22 Jan '14 | 5:55 PM ET
Warren Buffett

Regulators are looking at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway to see if its failure would threaten financial stability, according to Bloomberg.

Detail from Robert Indiana's LOVE.

Where to find love Feb. 14 if you're willing to spend thousands on a hotel.

Hedge funder runs record 77 miles in 12 hours Wed, 22 Jan '14 | 8:48 AM ET
Chris Solarz, center, ran 77.07 miles to break the Guinness World Record for the “Greatest Distance Run in 12 Hours on a Treadmill.”

By day, Chris Solarz analyzes hedge funds. By night and weekends, Solarz is a serial world record setter in feats of extreme endurance.

How do porn stars prepare for retirement? Wed, 22 Jan '14 | 9:43 AM ET

Porn is an industry where retirement can come without warning and with even less planning for the future.

The return of Jenna Jameson Wed, 15 Jan '14 | 1:58 PM ET
Jenna Jameson, pictured here last year, is credited with helping to bring adult entertainment into the mainstream.

After vowing never to come back, Jenna Jameson is appearing at awards shows and has an endorsement deal with Fleshlight.

$3.8 million Corvette boosts muscle car market Tue, 21 Jan '14 | 12:00 PM ET
1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Coupe

The market for American muscle cars—which saw irrational run-ups in the mid-2000s—is back.

McD's resolves standoff with lingering elderly Mon, 20 Jan '14 | 2:56 PM ET

A McDonald's made steps to resolve a dispute with a group of elderly people who lingered at the chain too long, reported NBC 4 New York.

Nightmare commute in Northeast, mid-Atlantic Wed, 22 Jan '14 | 9:15 AM ET
A man rides a bicycle in Manhattan during a snowstorm that is moving through the Northeast on January 21, 2014 in New York City.

Commuters in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic faced a nightmare commute caused by cold temperatures, high winds and heavy snowfall. NBC News reports.

CNBC's celebration of our 25 years kicks off with our definitive list of people who have had the biggest impact on business over the past quarter century.

29.6 carat blue diamond found in S.African mine Tue, 21 Jan '14 | 12:39 PM ET

A 29.6 carat blue diamond, with a possible price tag of tens of millions of dollars, has been discovered at a mine in South Africa.

Another snowstorm hits the urban Northeast Tue, 21 Jan '14 | 5:31 PM ET
Two people jump over a puddle during a snowstorm that is moving through the Northeast on January 21, 2014 in New York City.

A swirling storm snow clobbered the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights and closing government offices.

Avery Dingman #22 of the Creighton Bluejays drives on Seth Curry #30 of the Duke Blue Devils.

Warren Buffett and Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, are teaming up to offer $1 billion for the perfect NCAA March Madness bracket.

In an optimistic annual newsletter, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has argued that the world is a better place than it has even been before.

People wearing masks is a common sight in China's cities, as here in Shanghai.

China's famously foul urban air is blowing across the Pacific, and much of it is coming from the factories making consumer goods sold in the U.S.

A rare bottle of Macallan whisky has set a world record for the most expensive single malt whisky sold at an auction over the weekend.

Amazon looks at shipping BEFORE you order Sun, 19 Jan '14 | 9:13 AM ET

Online retail giant Amazon says it knows its customers so well it can start shipping even before orders are placed. USAToday reports.

It's work to evaluate whether a stock can match the gold standards of Google, Amazon and Starbucks. But in his new book, the guru tells you how.

'Severely unaffordable' housing markets of 2014 Mon, 20 Jan '14 | 10:30 PM ET

Hong Kong is one of the most unaffordable city to buy a property, according to the Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey.

Full coverage of Davos 2014 Thu, 16 Jan '14 | 12:22 PM ET

Coverage of the 2014 World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

Muscling up at the Detroit Auto Show Wed, 15 Jan '14 | 4:04 PM ET
The Chevrolet 2014 Corvette Stingray, named the North American Car of the Year, at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The number of beefy vehicles on display indicates that buyers have grown tired of stodgy and want something sexy.

While dominated by small- to mid-sized merchants, forerunners to large, national marijuana brands are emerging. Is pot America's next big industry?

What same-sex couples need to know about taxes Thu, 16 Jan '14 | 8:00 AM ET

Something new is coming this tax season for some same-sex couples: For the first time, they will file as "married" on their federal return.

The biggest global risks in 2014 Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 8:08 AM ET

While the end of the global economic crisis is insight, geopolitical tensions continued to increase in 2013. So how do you prepare for 2014?

The world's biggest risks Thu, 16 Jan '14 | 6:46 AM ET

With the world becoming more interconnected, it’s getting harder to anticipate and manage global risks. We take a look at some of the biggest risks and ways to mitigate them.

Are we building too many houses? Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 1:13 PM ET

Housing construction is at its highest level since 2007, but vacancy rates are still higher than they were before the bubble.

The 25 CRAZIEST job-interview questions Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 8:00 AM ET

Are you a hunter or gatherer? Why are tennis balls fuzzy? Prepare to be stumped—here are the top 25 oddball interview questions for 2014.

The economics of being an independent porn star Fri, 17 Jan '14 | 12:40 PM ET

Performers including Stoya and Jesse Jane are turning away from contracts and agents to run their own show.

A new report shows that 64 percent of Chinese millionaires have either emigrated or plan to emigrate—taking their spending and fortunes with them.