Towns and cities along the Northeastern and mid-Atlantic coast were under flood watches, warnings and advisories on Monday morning.» Read More
SINGAPORE, Jan 26- Oil slid in early Asian trade on Monday, with U.S. crude falling close to a six-year low, after Greece's election results heightened uncertainty in the euro zone and depressed the bloc's currency against the dollar. March Brent crude fell 37 cents to $48.42 a barrel by 0226 GMT, wiping out light gains made on Friday after the death of the Saudi King...
SINGAPORE, Jan 26- U.S. crude futures dropped more than $1 on Monday to near the weakest in almost six years as the dollar strengthened after Greece's Syriza party pledged to roll back austerity measures on winning a snap election. *While a final result may not come for hours, Syriza's Alexis Tsipras is on course to become prime minister of the first euro zone...
NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Dec 25- "The Interview," the Sony Pictures film about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, opened in more than 300 cinemas across the United States on Christmas Day, drawing sell-out audiences in many theaters where outspoken patrons said they were championing freedom of expression. Seth Rogen, who co-stars in the...
LOS ANGELES, Dec 25- "The Interview," the Sony Pictures film about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, opened in midnight screenings in a smattering of U.S. cinemas on Christmas Day, drawing moviegoers who said they supported the studio's decision to stand up to efforts to censor the low-budget comedy. Seth Rogen, who co-stars in the film...
L.L.Bean has seen such a surge in demand for its iconic "Bean" boot, that it's had to double its manufacturing capacity.
The iconic Lincoln Log toy has moved its manufacturing back to the U.S., without hurting its profit margins. Here's a look behind the scenes.
Dec 16- Long a legislative lion for Democrats, Barney Frank retired from Congress two years ago. In Congress, he was the controversial Democratic leader on the House Financial Services Committee and was a co-sponsor of the eponymous 2010 Dodd-Frank act, which brought sweeping reform to the financial industry. REUTERS: What do you make of Congress last weekend...
A nor'easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations.
A Maine judge rejects a bid by state health officials to restrict the movements of Kaci Hickox, who has been defying a quarantine, reports CNBC's Mandy Drury.
The fight over Ebola quarantines in the U.S. is discouraging doctors, nurses and other health workers from going to Africa. NBC News reports.
New York City's health department said a doctor being treated for Ebola "cooperated fully" with officials, dismissing a report that he initially lied.
Heavy rain and wind slowed down the morning commute Wednesday as a Nor'easter makes its way through New England. NBC reports.
Maine stands tall for education and quality of life, but a sluggish economy and limited infrastructure create issues for business.
Wonder which state has the lowest crime rate, ranks high in environmental quality, parks and recreation and access to health care? Read on.
A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
After gallons of crude oil gushed from the Exxon Valdez and soiled Alaskan's grounds, oil spill responders fear that another disaster is looming.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.