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  • How to get the best caffeine buzz for your buck Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Not all coffee is created equally, which means it matters where you go if you are looking for a pick-me-up.

  • Was Obamacare a mistake? 'No,' says Emanuel Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:44 AM ET
    Was Obamacare a mistake? 'No,' says Emanuel

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, shares his thoughts on the passing of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Emanuel reinventing Chicago's education Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:36 AM ET
    Emanuel reinventing Chicago's education

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, discusses his turnaround plan for Chicago schools.

  • Emanuel's advanced manufacturing plan Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:32 AM ET
    Emanuel's advanced manufacturing plan

    That area is highly paid, highly skilled, and you can raise a middle-class family on those jobs, says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, sharing his plan to produce more advance manufacturing jobs in Windy City.

  • Chicago's plan to bridge the skills gap Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:52 AM ET
    Chicago's plan to bridge the skills gap

    Education plays a huge role in the recovery of our economy, says Cheryl Hyman, City Colleges of Chicago chancellor, discussing Chicago's special education initiative, "The College to Careers Program," aimed at narrowing the skills gap. We found that 80% of the jobs in our region are focused on industries such as health care, IT, transportation, hospitality, culinary and manufacturing, says Hyman.

  • BP spill contained Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    BP spill contained

    BP says a malfunction at its Whiting refinery in Indiana let crude oil into Lake Michigan, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Uber, Lyft, Sidecar facing taxi pushback Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:47 PM ET
    A Lyft customer gets into a car on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco.

    Taxicab companies across the country are asking why the new rideshare drivers aren't required to play by the same rules.

  • Puerto Rico debt restructuring seen as inevitable Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 7:09 AM ET
    A roofless colonial building is overtaken by vegetation in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

    Few who have followed the Caribbean island's financial troubles doubt that a massive restructuring is in its future.

  • Chicago vs. Detroit: Debt, pensions & more Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    Chicago vs. Detroit: Debt, pensions & more

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Jane Ridley, Standard & Poor's analyst, discuss differences and similarities between the finances of the "windy city," versus the "motor city."

  • Boeing to launch secure 'black phone' Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 1:31 PM ET
    Boeing Black Smartphone front and back view.

    Boeing has begun offering a specialized phone aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure.

  • Bitcoin-stealing virus infects thousands of PCs Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    Cyber criminals have infected hundreds of thousands of computers with a virus called 'Pony' to steal bitcoins and other digital currencies.

  • Airports ramping up downtown rail connections Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    In April 2013, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Sky Train began service between the airport’s busiest terminal and Valley Metro Light Rail.

    Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.

  • Swine virus could shrink pork supply: Tyson Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    Tyson Foods said it expects pork supplies to drop 2-4 percent this fiscal year, raising wholesale prices, as a pig virus spreads.

  • What's hot in the real estate market Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    New homes for sale at a housing development in Dublin, Calif., on Dec. 4, 2013.

    Investors are jumping back into the real estate market and reaping big payoffs in distressed properties, home rentals and multi-apartment dwellings.

  • Atlanta housing auction lures big money investors Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Nearly 3,000 properties were on the block at the year's first big foreclosure auction in Atlanta as buyers look for bargains to rehab, flip or rent.

  • It's the one thing that Michael Jordan can't sell Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    Michael Jordan is king when it comes to selling most products, but when it comes to selling his own house, Air Jordan is coming up short.

  • Don't blame pensions for cities' woes: New study Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 2:15 PM ET
    Protestors rally in front of the U.S. Courthouse in Detroit, October 28, 2013.

    Costly pensions are being blamed for the financial bind hitting U.S. cities. But bad management played a bigger role, says a new report.

  • Goldman may be last man in commodities rough patch Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs may be one of the last firms standing as a rocky romance between Wall Street and raw material markets turns sour.

  • New way to stop foreclosures still only a threat Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    The use of eminent domain to halt foreclosures is still only a threat, and rather than helping the housing market, it may cause damage.

  • Chicago's massive pension shortfall Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 4:50 PM ET
    Chicago's massive pension shortfall

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that the Chicago, public pension problem is among the worst in the nation.