The Connecticut Senate approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the same rate the president wants for the federal minimum wage.» Read More
NEW YORK-- American Airlines says a Boston to Miami flight had to make an emergency landing at JFK airport over the weekend due to a row of dislodged seats. The unit of AMR Corp. said in a statement that passengers in the affected row were moved to three other seats. Passengers aboard the flight were placed on another aircraft for the trip to Miami.
NEW YORK-- The Ryder Cup's final day has drawn its highest preliminary television rating since the last big comeback 13 years ago. Sunday's coverage on NBC earned a 4.1 overnight rating and 9 share. NBC is controlled by Comcast Corp..
*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.
*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.
Jerry Brown on Sunday announced that he had vetoed legislation that would have provided overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections to an estimated 200,000 caregivers, nannies and house cleaners in California.
For a special few, a house is a blank canvas on which to paint their personality, a stage for their creativity including tributes to television shows, movies, superheroes and sports.
Location, prestige, academic reputation, and tuition are major factors for students in the college-selection process, but post-graduation salary is something rarely taken into consideration. Click to learn more.
Mitt Romney said "There are 47 percent of the people who pay no income tax." Who are these people, and why are they exempt? Click to see which states have the highest number of people who pay no federal income tax.
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.
It's Shark Week on cable TV and with all the amazing shark facts we've learned, it's made us realize how much sharks and bankers are alike. Here's the top 10 list.
Marine biologists say a Massachusetts attack was likely from a Great White, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.
A man was attacked while swimming off the Massachusetts coast, with CNBC's Sue Herera.
CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
Yell shark and most people will run, right? Actually, that is true. But what you probably don’t know is that many are running TOWARD the water instead of away from it! Seriously, people love sharks.
Virginia is for big companies and its best talent spoiled by long-term government contracts., while Massachusetts' Cambridge is now the hottest place for start-ups in the country.
Mitt Romney now says requiring all Americans to buy health insurance amounts to a tax, contradicting his senior campaign adviser who insisted days earlier it wasn't a tax.
Six years after Gov. Mitt Romney signed the nation's most ambitious health-care law, supporters say it holds promise for the long-term success of President Obama's plan.
What U.S. cities have the best credit scores for 2012? Click to find out.
Ranked in order from the least expensive to the most expensive mansion, here are the priciest homes in the 10 biggest cities in the U.S.
According to AARP, 78 million baby boomers are reaching retirement age. Read ahead to learn about the niche retirement communities serving the needs of silver-haired boomers.