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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.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details of severe flooding in Louisiana.
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.
Donald Allee, Mississippi State Port Authority executive director & CEO, explains how the impact of Hurricane Isaac is disrupting trade in the Gulf.
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.
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.
NBC's Jay Gray is in New Orleans with the progress of the storm from Hurricane Isaac.
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.