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America’s highway bridges are falling apart faster than many states can fix them. And some are making the problem worse.
New Jersey is crusading to make sports gambling legal, in part to save a struggling Atlantic City – but major leagues are swinging back.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau, reports on the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing Dreamliner's fire and says that while the cause has yet to be determined, investors worry it might be due to a flaw in the electrical system.
The latest jobs report showed that 8.2 million Americans are working part time for economic reasons. An additional 19 million are working part time for other reasons.
Toy company GoldieBlox features books and construction toys starring a female-engineer role model. Learn how the founder got started and her connection to Steve Jobs.
Coors Light kick-starts a new way to keep your beer cold, donating $10,000 to an entrepreneurs Kickstarter project to help get it off the ground.
The resolution of a recent rate-setting scandal points up that banks lack the context and culture to work on an honor system.
The world’s super yachts are some of the biggest and most expensive toys of the super rich. Which super yachts rank as the largest in 2013? Click ahead to find out!
The race to be No. 1 in China has become a proxy for the battle the companies are waging to be the global leader in auto sales.
After putting Hulu up for sale, its parent companies, Disney, 21st Century Fox, and NBC Universal, CNBC's parent company, are announcing the streaming-video company is no longer for sale.
The growing nest of small businesses in Cuba is a sign of something much bigger: a society less dependent on the state.
In the last year, investors and the general public have seen their share of drama, including a flurry of big acquisitions, personnel cuts, a telecommuting controversy and a fashion faux pas on the red carpet.
Cubans involved in certain trades are now permitted to form a business, run it without the intervention of the state, and most importantly, to keep the profits for themselves.
Three days before Chinese GDP data, the Minister of Finance suggests he is comfortable with growth of 6.5 percent, when the "official" target is 7.5 percent. Coincidence?
Haggling doesn’t always work, but if you have the courage to try it, you might save some money or get something extra for your efforts.
Wal-Mart is butting heads with D.C. over a vote that would require large box retailers to pay employees at least $12.50 an hour.
Life has gotten a bit better for stock pickers. Here's why that's good news for hedge fund managers.
The record of activist investor's running pension funds is not exactly good news for ordinary investors.
Flight attendants aboard Asiana Flight 214 that still haven't been interviewed could help explain why the pilots initially told them not to evacuate the plane.
Two more BlackBerry executives are leaving the struggling smartphone maker, according to a report.