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As fliers worry loud talkers are about to weaponize with cellphones on airplanes, train officials say not to fear.

Ten most memorable selfies this year Sat, 23 Nov '13 | 3:29 AM ET
Actor Tom Hanks uses his cell photo to take a photo of himself with honoree Steve Martin after presenting Martin with an honorary Academy Award, at the 2013 Governors Awards.

... Here are the ten of the most memorable selfies.

JC Penney's $1.97 pants could spoil Christmas Wed, 20 Nov '13 | 12:10 PM ET
A customer leaves a J.C. Penney store in New York.

Retail analysts are wondering how much J.C. Penney's drastic price cuts could dent other stores' sales this holiday season.

Lagos, Nigeria.

A new region has recently taken over as the most attractive emerging market, according to a recent survey, and the returns are proving it.

An ad for the carmaker, which was posted Friday, has gotten more than 1,000 comments—most of them pretty hateful.

Running from the law? Hide here! Thu, 21 Nov '13 | 8:41 AM ET

Where would an American fugitive run to flee the long arm of the law? From China to Andorra, CNBC's "American Greed" finds 10 places to hide out.

The vice president of Pornhub.com has offered to help fix glitches plaguing the Obamacare website.

A man takes a photo of a Boeing 747 Dreamlifter Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, that mistakenly landed at Col. James Jabara Airport in Wichita, Kansas. The airport's runway is apparently too short for this plane to take off.

After a 13 hour stop at the wrong airport, a Boeing plane carrying parts for a 787 Dreamliner took off on a short runway and made its final destination.

Auto auction: Zero to $62 million in 2 hours Fri, 22 Nov '13 | 10:53 AM ET
1964 Ferrari 250 LM sold for $14million during an auction at Sotherby's.

The "Art of the Automobile" auction held by Sotheby's and RM Auctions surpassed its estimate of $50 million Thursday, when it sold off 31 gleaming vintage cars.

Pot entrepreneur: High growth expected for biz Fri, 22 Nov '13 | 12:53 PM ET

A Colorado medical marijuana dispensary became the first business in the U.S. licensed to sell recreational marijuana.

Why it may pay to skip Black Friday Thu, 21 Nov '13 | 7:00 AM ET

Retailers are pushing black Friday sales earlier this year, letting consumers walk away with doorbuster deals up to a week before the holiday.

McDonald's McRib

The fast-food giant is not offering the cult favorite nationally but instead will let franchisees choose whether or not to put it on their menu.

Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder and chairman

Sir Richard Branson appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Friday and announced that his commercial space flight venture will accept bitcoin as payment, "a new exciting currency."

$4 trillion needed to fix U.S. roads by 2020 Thu, 21 Nov '13 | 8:46 AM ET
Bridge collapse on I-5 near Mount Vernon, Wash., May 23, 2013

America gets a D+ for its crumbling roads, bridges, other infrastructure. The Transport Secretary is calling for a gas tax to help pick up the tab.

Tips for making the most of an inheritance Tue, 19 Nov '13 | 10:45 AM ET

Whether it's money you were banking on or a pleasant surprise, an inheritance is a gift that should not be frittered away. Here are ways to make the most of a bequest.

Customers check out the new Apple Inc. iPad Air at the 5th Avenue Apple store in New York

The new crop of tablets are impressive, so instead of picking an overall winner, NBC News looked at various aspects that matter.

Kanye West

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shows off his sense of humor after Kanye West said some unflattering things about the online retail powerhouse.

The new city economy Thu, 21 Nov '13 | 9:45 AM ET
Ford Motor Co. said it will invest $200 million to make four-cylinder engines at the Ford Motor Co. Cleveland Engine Plant in Brook Park, Ohio.

Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.

Drink up, Wall Street! Time for a JPMor-garita Thu, 21 Nov '13 | 11:03 AM ET

It's been quite a year on Wall Street. New record highs, new record fines. If you're in the mood for a drink, you may want to sample one of these.

Watch Cashin: How the Fed disappointed markets Wed, 20 Nov '13 | 3:38 PM ET

Art Cashin of UBS talks about why the markets were disappointed by the Federal Reserve's release of its October meeting minutes.

$1.2M in gold bars found in 737's bathroom Wed, 20 Nov '13 | 10:38 AM ET
File photo: One-kilogram bars of gold.

$1.2 million in gold bars was found stashed in a bathroom on a Boeing 737 during a flight from Mumbai to Bangkok. Officials are investigating.

Instagram launched on Microsoft's smartphone OS on Wednesday sans a few key features, but developers say they're still working on it.

Hate your job? You probably live in the US Tue, 19 Nov '13 | 11:57 PM ET

The drudgery of working nine 'til five is a common gripe worldwide, but according to a survey by Monster.com, U.S. workers hate it the most.

An insurance agent helps a woman navigate insurance options.

Comedians have had a field day poking fun at the troubled Obamacare website HealthCare.gov. Now, one Midwest insurer is getting in on the act.

McDonald's McRib

McDonald's, which has been struggling to juggle a variety of new menu items, says the McRib won't be available nationally this year.

Buffett's take on stocks as they hit new highs Tue, 19 Nov '13 | 12:22 PM ET
Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Even as stocks continue to hit all-time highs, Warren Buffett said "they're in a zone of reasonableness."

Five worst US markets for home values Wed, 20 Nov '13 | 12:37 PM ET
Peoria, Illinois

This is a link to a Bankrate.com story.

Girl Scouts to Loeb: Dress like a giant cookie Tue, 19 Nov '13 | 7:06 PM ET
Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of America

The CEO of the Girl Scouts of America has responded to a fictional letter from investor Dan Loeb published in Vanity Fair.

Oh, baby! Confusion over free birth control Wed, 20 Nov '13 | 11:07 AM ET
Contraceptive pills.

A majority of women are unaware birth control is available for free from health insurance plans under Obamacare, although that right faces court challenges.

Miami vice: Shady muni deals cripple cities Wed, 20 Nov '13 | 8:00 AM ET

The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.