Biggest companies run by women Tue, 10 Dec '13 | 11:45 AM ET
General Motors CEO Mary Barra

GM has named Mary Barra as CEO, but women are underrepresented in the corner offices. These are the biggest companies run by women.

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.

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.

10 white-collar fugitives on the FBI's wish list Tue, 10 Dec '13 | 12:50 PM ET
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s has included some of the world’s most notorious criminals, including Osama Bin Laden, Ted Bundy, and Warren Jeffs — totaling 497 since its creation in 1950. Of these fugitives, 466 have been apprehended or located, according to the FBI. Of these, 154 arrests have been assisted by the public through methods such as the information posted on the website and disseminated “wanted” posters. With the success of the “Most Wanted” list, the bureau began putting phot

From alleged mortgage swindlers to suspected Ponzi schemers, all of these fugitives have been wanted by the FBI for at least three years.

Gift experts give their picks for coveted gifts for the leading lady in your life—from extravagant perfume and jewelry to spa treatments.

Cheers! The top 14 spots to toast 2014 Fri, 6 Dec '13 | 8:00 AM ET

From beach parties to ball drops, fireworks to waterfalls, CNBC presents the top 14 hot spots worldwide to raise a toast on New Year's Eve 2014.

Holiday tipping guide: Don't skip these tips Wed, 4 Dec '13 | 2:12 PM ET

So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip the people who clean the house, walk the dog and work the knots out of your back? Here is your guide.

Investors are turning hobbies and interests into cash. From art and comics to racehorses and wine, here’s a look at some popular alternative assets.

10 hottest cars at the LA Auto Show Tue, 3 Dec '13 | 2:56 PM ET

Featuring vehicles taking their first international bow, the exhibition offers fun and functionality as well as excess and efficiency.

TSA agent at Pittsburgh International Airport.

From novelty bombs to skull fragments, the TSA has had a long, strange year.

Why the Amazon drone is just the beginning Wed, 30 May '12 | 11:47 AM ET
Amazon.com is testing out the viability of drone delivery for small packages.

Amid the uproar about unmanned aircraft, researchers have been experimenting with the technology for years in many fields including combat.

Six wearable tech gift ideas Mon, 2 Dec '13 | 7:35 AM ET

While you may not be able to get Google Glass this holiday season, there are other wearable tech products on the market. Click ahead to see some of them.

8 tips to stick to your holiday budget Wed, 27 Nov '13 | 8:41 AM ET

Here are a few ways to help make sure you keep your holiday spending under control this season.

There's no one hot holiday toy this year, but parents have plenty of wow-worthy gifts to pick from.

Gifts to make sports lovers cheer Tue, 26 Nov '13 | 1:50 PM ET

Getting a gift for the die-hard sports fan is not always easy. Here's a guide to some unique ideas.

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.

The 10 greatest sports cars of all time Fri, 22 Nov '13 | 5:30 PM ET
Jaguar E-type Heritage Coupe

Some sports cars have stood the test of time and become truly iconic. Check out CNBC.com's definitive collection.

Gabriel Scheare uses the world's first bitcoin ATM on October 29, 2013, at Waves Coffee House in Vancouver, British Columbia. Scheare said he "just felt like being part of history."

While adoption among merchants is small, more businesses are accepting bitcoin as a way of avoiding credit card fees and attracting enthusiasts.

Before you go: Documents you need when you die Thu, 21 Nov '13 | 1:24 PM ET

If you want to ease the emotional or financial burden your loved ones will face when you die, organize these documents.

A twenty-five bitcoin piece.

CNBC highlights some the greatest hits in cryptocurrency, including defunct and dubious alternatives. These options are not for the fainthearted.

Cars that missed… but should have been hits Tue, 19 Nov '13 | 1:04 PM ET
2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

These cars should have been hits with consumers, but were sadly overlooked. All were offered on the U.S. market, and all fell short of sales expectations.

Eastern Europe: The next vacation hotspot? Fri, 15 Nov '13 | 10:13 AM ET

Check out these less-well known destinations in Eastern Europe that are emerging as low-cost but option-rich tourist hot spots.

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.

10 must-have gifts for gadget lovers Mon, 18 Nov '13 | 9:40 AM ET

Gadgets are a perennial topper on holiday wish lists. Here's a look at what to buy.

The top 25 hottest start-ups in the world Mon, 18 Nov '13 | 6:40 AM ET

A look at the top 25 new product ideas created by entrepreneurs from around the world that will be presented to VCs at the Startup Open competition.

5 ways to teach kids about money that work Fri, 15 Nov '13 | 11:06 AM ET

Several studies suggest traditional, financial literacy programs don't work. Five creative ways to teach kids lifelong money lessons.

What follows are suggestions from experts in categories that can reduce the dreaded utility bills during the cold chill air.

Financial advisors' top concerns for 2014 Wed, 13 Nov '13 | 10:28 AM ET

Eight members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisor Council share their top three concerns for 2014.

10 must-have video games Wed, 13 Nov '13 | 12:22 PM ET
Tomb Raider from Square Enix

With the launch of Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One this month, there's a lot of focus on next-generation games, but that shouldn't overshadow the fact that many of the year's best titles were made for current generation systems.

Seating at the newly renovated Madison Square Garden.

Some of these seats provide a view you've never seen before. Others enable you to see and be seen with movers and shakers of Wall Street, Hollywood and sports.

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