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Meteorologist Todd Gross reports Hurricane Isaac doesn't look like it will reach category 2, but that it will be a strong category 1.
"We don't really expect [Hurricane Isaac] to have any impact on shipping rates, or shipping stocks over the next few days," says Greg Lewis, Credit Suisse senior research analyst.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Hurricane Isaac has now strengthened to a category one hurricane.
Sen. Mary Landrieu, (D-LA), discusses how her state is preparing for the impact of Tropical Storm Isaac, and weighs in on the RNC Convention and the 2012 election.
Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA), discusses why he is staying home instead of attending the GOP convention, as his state prepares for the impact of Tropical Storm Isaac.
Michael Hecht, Greater New Orleans president & CEO, discusses emergency preparedness as Tropical Storm Isaac heads for New Orleans on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Weather Channel's Todd Santos, report Tropical Storm Isaac is now barreling towards the northern Gulf of Mexico.
According to the National Hurricane Center, tropical storm Isaac is expected to become a category 2 hurricane, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
The "Squawk Box" crew weighs in with their perspective on headline news, including a story about a program that uses a special bred of wolf hybrid to patrol the grounds at a Louisiana prison.
The marketplace for narcotics isn’t what it used to be. Read ahead to see a list of dangerous drugs that are legal in many American states.
If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.
Friday marks the two year anniversary of BP's massive oil spill in the Gulf. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports that there are about 20,000 claims left to process.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports that even though BP has paid out some $6.5 billion to more than 220,000 individuals and businesses since the spill, the oyster business is about half of what it was.
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.
There are many different ways a city can disappear. Click and prepare to feel unsettled by the transience of human settlements.
"Back to the Future," the movie to most prominently feature John DeLorean’s gull-winged icon of 1980s cool, ends with the future version of the DeLorean time machine running on household garbage. Well, folks, the future is now, and the new DeLorean doesn’t need gas or rubbish. The DMCEV, which will go into production by 2013, will run entirely on electricity.
Plenty of houses just look scary, as if they’re starring in a ghost story or a horror movie. A few of the following structures have starred in scary movies.
Senate Democrats are rewriting portions of President Barack Obama's jobs bill to include a new 5 percent tax on income above $1 million—a proposal that is sure to be blocked by Republicans.
See average annual homeowners insurance premiums in these states, as well as average windstorm insurance premiums from the least expensive to the most expensive.