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July 7- Liberty Media Corp Chairman John Malone, who has bought and sold cable and media companies for decades, might be the most popular billionaire roaming the Sun Valley Resort as deal making returns to the spotlight at the annual gathering of media and tech moguls.
The crew from the Prescott, Arizona, Fire Department was killed on Sunday when the fast-moving blaze trapped them near Yarnell, a town about 80 miles northwest of Phoenix. Temperatures were likely to hit well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Fresno, California, Phoenix and to the north in Boise, Idaho, and Spokane, Washington, according to Accuweather.com.
NEW YORK, June 30- About 550,000 people in Oregon do not have health insurance, and Aaron Karjala is confident the state's new online insurance exchange will be able to accommodate them when enrollment under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform begins on Oct. 1.
*Watt would oversee Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac. Representative Mel Watt, President Barack Obama's nominee to oversee Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on Thursday welcomed legislative efforts to abolish the two mortgage companies and said he would consider letting them reduce loan principal for underwater borrowers.
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, June 21- Twelve of the 14 judges who have served this year on the most secret court in America are Republicans and half are former prosecutors. Another helped direct the White House war on drugs.
Kara Stein, a Democrat, and Michael Piwowar, a Republican, would replace SEC commissioners Elisse Walter and Troy Paredes, respectively. They would join the SEC at a critical time. This week, White said the SEC would make major changes to its settlement policy by trying to require defendants in some select cases to admit wrongdoing.
When we launched Top States for Business in 2007, North Dakota was nowhere on the list. Now it's growth and employment numbers are the envy of the nation.
Marion Blakey, former administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, and AIA's chief executive, said she was heartened by the poll, conducted by the Christian Science Monitor newspaper, but her industry needed to do a better job dispelling misperceptions about drones.
June 19- New health insurance exchanges being set up by the federal government in more than 30 states under President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare overhaul could miss an Oct. 1 deadline for open enrollment, a government report said on Wednesday.
Fred Meyer is recalling a $20 Easter toy sold in four western states because the music it plays is too loud and could possibly cause hearing damage.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.
CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
EBay CEO John Donahoe began emailing millions of users of the company's online marketplace in an unprecedented effort to change looming sales tax legislation.
The latest research busts some everyday beliefs about handling our money that even the smartest of savers may believe.
NEW YORK, Nov 3- It is one thing to show up at a friend's apartment and sleep on the couch for a few days after a natural disaster displaces you from your home. ``The city did a great job keeping people and pets together,'' says Richard Gentles, spokesman for Animal Care& Control of New York City, a non-profit contracted by the city to rescue animals and run five shelters.
NEW YORK, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy is charging up the East Coast as a cold front is tearing across the U.S. from the west and an arctic blast is barreling down from the north. Valerie Dziengiel isn't worried one bit.
Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.
NEW YORK-- A growth in early voting and tough economy for the media are forcing changes to the exit poll system that television networks and The Associated Press depend upon to deliver the story on Election Night, all with the pressure-filled backdrop of a tight presidential race.
BOISE, Idaho-- Legal challenges facing an Idaho wind energy company are mounting, after a contractor building one of its projects in Minnesota went to court asking a judge to hand over control.