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  • *Front month at highest mark since December 2011. NEW YORK, Oct 1- U.S. natural gas futures rose more than 3 percent early on Monday, lifted to their highest mark this year amid forecasts for cooler weather in the coming days and strong nuclear power plant outages. As of 9: 4 6 a.m. EDT, front-month November natural gas futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

  • Bonnie and Clyde guns sell for $504K at NH auction Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 9:16 AM ET

    About two-thirds of the auctioned items were from Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, but items also came from other notorious criminals, including Al Capone, Pretty Boy Floyd and John Dillinger.

  • *Hearings to start Oct. 15, extend into December* Entergy wants plant to run for another 20 years* New York Governor Cuomo opposes license renewal By Scott DiSavino.

  • Boardwalk Pipeline JV buys PL Midstream for $625M Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:39 AM ET

    HOUSTON-- Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP said Monday that Boardwalk Acquisition Co., a joint venture with an affiliate of its general partner, completed its acquisition of PL Midstream LLC from PL Logistics LLC for about $625 million.

  • *Entergy wants plant to run for another 20 years. Oct 1- A three-judge panel of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will start hearings Oct. 15 on challenges to the license renewal application for Entergy Corp's Indian Point nuclear power plant north of New York City.

  • States With the Most Federal Funding Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 11:18 AM ET
    Federal spending per capita: $30,318Total federal spending: $577.80 billionNumber of state residents: 19.1 millionThe state of Florida was the recipient of the most federal spending in the nation, both in total and on a per capita basis. It’s similar to second-place Louisiana in that one of the 10 prime awards it received went to the Department of Health and Human Services, and all the others went to the Department of Homeland Security.Other than the Harris Corporation, a telecommunications comp

    Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.

  • Isaac Tops Levee Outside New Orleans     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details of severe flooding in Louisiana.

  • Isaac Making Waves in Port Fourchon     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 7:31 AM ET

    Reports indicate many oil production facilities were spared from damage from Hurricane Isaac, but John Hofmeister, Citizens for Affordable Energy founder & CEO, explains why Port Fourchon is still very vulnerable.

  • Taking Inventory in Gulfport     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    Donald Allee, Mississippi State Port Authority executive director & CEO, explains how the impact of Hurricane Isaac is disrupting trade in the Gulf.

  • Isaac Hits Northern Gulf Coast     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 6:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn and Brian Shactman, along with meteorologist Todd Gross, track Hurricane Isaac as it makes its initial landfall and produces a dangerous storm surge.

  • Water Breaches Flood Defence in Louisiana     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 5:15 AM ET

    Reports say that water has flowed over the top of a flood defense in South East Louisiana today where Hurricane Isaac has caused huge rains. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports from the middle of the storm in New Orleans.

  • Isaac Tests New Orleans's Flood Systems     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 1:05 AM ET

    NBC's Jay Gray is in New Orleans with the progress of the storm from Hurricane Isaac.

  • Lessons From Hurricane Katrina     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 3:25 PM ET

    Meteorologist Todd Gross reports Hurricane Isaac doesn't look like it will reach category 2, but that it will be a strong category 1.

  • Hurricane Isaac's Impact on Shippers     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 2:38 PM ET

    "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.

  • Isaac Now Category 1 Hurricane     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 12:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Hurricane Isaac has now strengthened to a category one hurricane.

  • Louisiana Braces for Isaac     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    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.

  • Louisiana Braces for Isaac     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 9:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Isaac Creates Business Rain Delay     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Tracking Tropical Storm Isaac     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 7:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Weather Channel's Todd Santos, report Tropical Storm Isaac is now barreling towards the northern Gulf of Mexico.

  • NHC: Isaac Will Become Hurricane     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    According to the National Hurricane Center, tropical storm Isaac is expected to become a category 2 hurricane, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.