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Some 40 million Americans don't get paid for sick days. Efforts to mandate paid sick leave, but obstacles remain.
Tens of millions of individuals and small businesses planning to buy health insurance under the new exchanges will find U.S. states controlling their fate, not President Obama.
How much is a royal baby worth? Millions, yes, but according to these calculations, a lot more than you might think.
The 11.7 million Americans still unemployed are finding their wallets getting even lighter as the sequester federal spending cuts kick in.
The Fed's Fisher warned of "feral hogs" in the market. Real feral pigs are a serious menace to farmland and the population is exploding.
Steve Liesman reports on the results of a "flash" CNBC Fed Survey conducted after this morning's stronger than expected June payrolls number.
This family oyster farm was languishing — until two cousins turned it into a cash cow. Here's how they did it.
Despite the improvement in the overall jobs picture in the U.S—as non-farm payrolls grew by 195,000 in June—employment in American manufacturing is still bleak.
The biggest hurdle now is that U.S. law bans military or financial assistance "to the government of any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree."
Legendary short seller Jim Chanos of Kynikos is still waiting on a fall for PC maker Hewlett-Packard, despite a rebound in the company's stock.
U.S. prosecutors do not have enough evidence to file insider trading charges against hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen before a July deadline, the WSJ reported.
Postnuptial agreements—similar to prenups, but for married couples—are on the rise, with growing acceptance and DOMA changing the marriage landscape.
The White House's renewed push on climate change may spark new demand for natural gas, which is already becoming a staple in creating electric power.
The problem with the IRS was less about ideology than about the indiscriminate application of instructions to “be on the lookout” for selected terms. The NYT reports.
European stocks may have loved the forward guidance issued by both the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, but some economists have expressed concerns.
Rural Pennsylvania was transformed into one of the nation's oil and gas boom regions virtually overnight thanks to abundant Marcellus Shale gas development.
Despite the military's "draw down" from Afghanistan and Iraq, budget cuts, bureaucratic red tape, and supply chain inefficiency can make obtaining needed gear difficult or impossible for many troops.
General Motors and Honda announced an ambitious joint venture they hope will allow them to transform the fuel cell from a scientific curiosity to a mass-market reality.
The Obama administration's dramatic delay of the new health care law's effect on larger businesses could save jobs in the short-term, but is unlikely to lead to a big hiring boom.
Protesters have turned out to demand the resignation of Egypt's Mohamed Morsi, including in Cairo, where many of the same individuals helped bring down Hosni Mubarak two years ago.