Across the nation, manufacturing is still the lifeblood of many US state economies. Here's who tops the list for manufacturing.» Read More
WASHINGTON-- Chairman Ben Bernanke offered a wide-ranging defense Monday of the Federal Reserve's aggressive policies to stimulate the still-weak economy. The Fed needs to drive down long-term borrowing rates because the economy isn't growing fast enough to reduce high unemployment, Bernanke said in a speech to the Economic Club of Indiana.
WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities.
According to the most recent annual report from the USDA, it now costs $234,900 to provide a child with 17 years of food, shelter, and other necessities. Click to learn more.
Check out the major metropolitan housing markets with the most affordable homes for sale, counting down to number one.
The Weather Channel's Carl Parker reports on the worst drought in years, and the state of agriculture in the Midwest.
In this video Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels reveals why he thinks his state is a top state for business. To vote for Indiana tweet your vote to #TopStatesIN.
According to a recent Gallup poll, only 29 percent of Americans say they have a "great deal" or "quite a lot of confidence" in the U.S. education system. Michelle Rhee, StudentsFirst founder and CEO, discusses the quality of public education in the United States, with radio talk show host John Batchelor.
With Mitt Romney expected to coast to victory in three GOP presidential primaries, Indiana Senator Richard Lugar's re-election fight is the highest-profile contest in four states.
CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.
Indiana is the latest Midwestern state where Republicans have pushed though anti-labor legislation even as the efforts have drawn large protests by union backers and spawned recall efforts.
A countdown of the top 10 least-expensive cities, as culled from the latest available version of the COLI from the third quarter of 2011.
Leaders of Indiana's state legislature say their No. 1 priority when session opens Wednesday will be to push through a a right-to-work law, aimed at curbing private sector unions, the New York Times reports.
Check out our list of rookie athletes who received huge paydays to play for major league teams!
The debt deal's all well and good, but the dollar is still on track to weaken, this strategist says.