Using our Top States for Business metrics, we judge the performance of the governors running in the 2016 US presidential election.» Read More
Some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.
That will widen Alaska's budget gap to almost $3.4 billiuon, Fitch said in a Dec. 11 report. States such as Texas, North Dakota, Alaska, Oklahoma and New Mexico are all likely to feel strains next year, Wells Fargo Securities municipal analyst Roy Eappen said in a recent report. Meanwhile, household sentiment in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas where memories...
-An administrative law judge found Walmart threatened employees trying to organize workers at two stores in California, in a victory for workers' rights groups challenging labor practices at the retail giant. Geoffrey Carter, National Labor Relations Board Administrative law judge in Washington, D.C., told the company to stop applying pressure on employees...
Life expectancy is up, smoking is down, and obesity rates are on the rise again according to the new edition of America's Health Rankings.
NEW YORK, Dec 8- Oil production from the United States' biggest shale plays is poised to keep expanding at the same breakneck pace into early next year, according to new U.S. projections released on Monday that highlighted a slow response to tumbling prices. Oil production from the three main plays- the Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian Basin- is set to rise by some...
Boutrous represented the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. Gibson Dunn is not the only law firm to turn Supreme Court appearances into gold. After the firm Sidley Austin won a Supreme Court patent case for eBay, it earned at least $10 million in unrelated legal fees from the online retailer, say people with...
The Republican Party won control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, in a night that turned out to be a historic defeat for Democrats.
Voters in five states approved ballot measures calling for raises in their states' minimum wages, adding to the federal debate.
Voters go to the polls for midterm congressional elections Tuesday, but just 10 states will decide the most important result.
If you live in Florida and like Pandora, you're probably hearing a lot of Rick Scott for Governor ads. That is, if you like country music.
A federal amendment expired, paving the way for Dallas Love Field to offer flights again and setting the stage for an airfare war.
President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections.
Value-conscious consumers are always on the prowl for bargains. Here's a look at the states that offer the lowest cost of living.
If you call one of these 10 states home, your home has plenty of room for improvement, from crime to health care and the environment.
The Natural State is one of the least expensive for business and overall cost of living. But it ranks near the bottom for education.
A disagreement with US Airways over where to stow delicate violins on a plane forced two musicians to take a later flight, TODAY reports.
NBC's Jay Gray reports the latest developments on devastating tornadoes striking the Midwest.
Some states are better than others at giving their residents the best return on their "tax investment."
We love talking about how stressful work is, as if our ancestors weren't wondering if they had enough food for winter.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.