The shale revolution helped push oil production in the world's largest economy to a record last year, BP said in a report this week.
Thousands of Colorado Springs residents prepare for possible mandatory evacuation orders as crews battle to stop the state's most destructive wildfire from reaching the city.
America's water system—its treatment plants and pipes—is in need of very serious repair if the country is to have safe drinking water, experts say. And it won't come cheap.
U.S. oil prices rose to its highest level since September on Friday as tensions escalated between the U.S. and Syria.
US consumer sentiment fell this month after reaching its highest in nearly six years in May, a survey released on Friday showed.
Wall Street banks are paying Thomson Reuters to receive important data earlier and faster than the rest of the market. The early-released numbers include the results of the University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Index, CNBC’s Eamon Javers reports. As the information is released to high frequency traders at 9:54:58, watch as the S&P 500 SPDR drops at that very moment.
A battle between grocers and potato growers has been silently hitting shoppers' pocketbooks, according to a wholesaler accusing America's spud farmers of driving up prices.
Investors still aren't sure if they'll hit the PLAY AGAIN button on video game stocks but they'll definitely be looking for winners and losers out of the E3 show. Here are our picks.
While 92 percent currently use a bank, nearly half of adults under age 34 say they use prepaid cards, check cashing, pawn shops and payday loans, a new survey says.
Broadcast Music is suing Pandora Media after the company rejected a request to pay a higher license fee for playing songs across various devices, including mobile phones.
Despite mutibillion-dollar settlements, state and federal regulators are making slow progress in their efforts to prod banks to help mortgage borrowers avoid foreclosure.
In 2008, a ruling by a surveillance court said to be against Yahoo discouraged technology firms from fighting data requests from the government.
President Barack Obama has authorized sending weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time, after the White House said it has proof the Syrian government had used chemical weapons.
The Fed is likely to act soon to quell investor panic over the potential tapering of its bond-buying program.
A unanimous Supreme Court decision barred patents on naturally occurring DNA, but analysts said the ruling did little harm to biotech companies.
Superman can leap tall buildings, but can he fight rising movie prices? Consumers are spending more per visit at theaters even as attendance declines.
People still working when they are near or past traditional retirement age are earning significantly more per hour, on average, than younger workers, new data show.
A large explosion and fire hit a Williams Olefins chemical plant in southern Louisiana, injuring at least 30 people, authorities said.
Social Security needs small fixes, but there's little political will to tackle reform, said Jack Bogle, Vanguard founder.
Microsoft and Best Buy announced a deal where Microsoft will launch stores-within-stores at 600 Best Buy locations.