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  • Costly Off-Field Athlete Injuries Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 4:54 PM ET
    If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. Whether it’s a repetitive stress injury from tennis, a torn ACL from football or something more brutal like a hockey stick to the face, sports injuries are simply a part of life for the professional athlete.Those who spend their hours on the field may court blunt force trauma, but that doesn’t mean they can’t injure themselves off the field as well. During this year’s baseball spring training, New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamber

    If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. However, sometimes the off-field injuries are so bizarre they become noteworthy.

  • Intro to Catastrophe: Solar Flare Zombies Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 3:47 PM ET
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    There's a new zombie in town — sun-eye zombies, and they're a brain-eating byproduct of solar flares. Would you know how to survive them? That's the question you'll be asked in "Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse," an online college course that uses a zombie apocalypse to examine human behavior amid catastrophe.

  • Best-Kept Secret Neighborhoods Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 5:50 PM ET
    The real estate website Trulia recently released its Winter 2012 Metro Movers report, which examines all property searches made by homebuyers and renters to see where they hope to buy and rent next.  Topping the list of the most popular places for online house hunters is the Palm Bay- Melbourne – Titusville metropolitan area of Florida. The Sunshine State makes six more appearances in the top 10 most popular metro areas for house hunters.  Despite the foreclosure backlog, more people want to mov

    The real estate website Trulia recently released its Winter 2012 Metro Movers report. What follows are 10 desirable neighborhoods that tend to fly under the radar in their major American cities.

  • Is America Really Back?     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Is President Obama's theme of seeing an American comeback overly optimistic? Keith Boykin, fmr. Clinton White House aide, and Ann Coulter, syndicated columnist, debate the issues.

  • Is the GOP Race Over?     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review, reports on Mitt Romney's comeback in Michigan and swept in Arizona. Did he win by touting his supply-side tax and economic growth plan, or did Rick Santorum's strategy backfire? James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; Chris Chocola, Club for Growth, and Tim Pawlenty, (R) fmr Minnesota Governor, discuss.

  • Michigan: Political State of Play     Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 7:49 PM ET

    Debating whether Mitt Romney is in danger of losing his home state and conceding a fourth consecutive defeat to Rick Santorum, with Phil Musser, fmr Romney 2008 campaign advisor; Ed Rogers, BGR Group chairman; and Tony Perkins, Family Research Council president.

  • Michigan or Bust for Mitt Romney?     Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on tonight's GOP primary in Michigan, with Steve Schmidt, Edelmen vice president. Also, making a case for Mitt Romney versus Rick Santorum, with Saul Anuzis, RNC National Committeeman, and Tom Tancredo, (R) fmr Colorado Congressman.

  • Midnight Hour for Mitt Romney?     Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Can Mitt Romney hold onto his front-runner status, with just hours before all the polls close in Michigan? CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • It's All Economy, All the Time for Romney Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 12:29 PM ET
    Mitt Romney speaks during a town hall meeting campaign stop at Eagle Manufacturing Corporation February 21, 2012 in Shelby Township, Michigan.

    It's all economy all the time for Mitt Romney, who's back to campaign basics as he tries to fend off Rick Santorum in Michigan and Arizona primaries on Tuesday.

  • Michigan: A Must-Win for Mitt Romney?     Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 7:39 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review, has the latest details on the GOP race, and discussing whether Romney's 20% tax plan will be a game changer in Michigan's primary, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Jason Mattera, Human Events; and Tony Fratto, fmr. White House deputy press secy.

  • Priciest Cities to Rent Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 1:21 PM ET
    Many factors can make a housing rental market difficult to negotiate, such as tight supply and fierce competition for the most desirable properties. But chief among potentially problematic rental factors is the cost. To get an indication of how stretched renters are in each market, the data team at  looked at the rent-to-income ratios in 40 major U.S. cities. The resulting list is particularly heavy with representatives from one state. And while it might not be the argument-ender on where it is

    To get an indication of how stretched renters are in each market, the data team at John Burns Real Estate Consulting looked at the rent-to-income ratios in 40 major U.S. cities.

  • Michigan Governor Endorses Romney     Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 7:34 PM ET

    Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI) discusses why he endorses GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and what this means for Romney's campaign and the GOP race, with Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.

  • Romney Blasted in Michigan for Opposing Auto Bailout Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 11:50 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at a rally in the Tivoli Student Union on the Auraria Campus on February 7, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

    A Democratic leader in Romney's native Michigan says the GOP candidate "stabbed us in the back" for opposing the auto industry rescue package.

  • Is Romney in Trouble in Michigan?     Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 7:42 PM ET

    The latest polls show Rick Santorum gaining ground on GOP front-runner, Mitt Romney. Discussing whether Romney's strategy of playing up his Michigan roots will work, with Howard Dean, fmr. DNC chairman, and Robert Costa, National Review.

  • 10 Richest US Presidential Candidates Friday, 20 Jan 2012 | 11:10 AM ET
    Since 1992, politicians vying for the highest office in America have tried to project a down-home demeanor to endear themselves to the electorate. At the same time, nobody can mount a serious campaign for the presidency without money, and lots of it. So as nice as it is to come off like someone a voter would love to have a beer with, even the folksiest candidate will never make it to the Iowa caucus without a vast war chest.Since it takes money to run for president, it’s not surprising that some

    CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!

  • Moving Michigan Ahead     Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011 | 2:41 PM ET

    Gov. Rick Snyder, (R-MI), weighs in about what he wants to hear from the GOP presidential candidates tonight on jobs.

  • Top States: Michigan Goes Hollywood     Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 10:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports "The Wolverine State" has attracted business and jobs by hosting blockbuster movie productions, and getting huge tax credits in return.

  • Republicans Target Unions Across State Capitols Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 10:17 AM ET
    Protesters fill the courtyard and steps outside the State Capitol building on February 16, 2010 in Madison, Wisconsin. Protesters were demonstrating against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers.

    Republicans who swept into power in state capitols this year with promises to cut spending and bolster the business climate now are beginning to usher in a new era of labor relations.