• Visitors crowd Vegas buffets for a day of feasting Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city's mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. With backdrops depicting ancient Greece, Parisian streets and a Rio Carnival, the buffets cost as much as $52.99 and offered a wide variety of favorites, including a traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey,...

  • BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Updates from start to finish Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey legs on Thanksgiving. The National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion— the biggest jump since 2011.. Demonstrations took place at a Target and multiple Wal-Mart...

  • Ferguson protests move to retail stores Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 2:03 AM ET

    About two dozen people chanted "no justice, no peace, no racist police" and "no more Black Friday" after police moved them out of a Wal-Mart during an early-morning protest in Manchester. According to Johnetta Elzie, who had been tweeting and posting videos of the protests, demonstrations occurred at a Wal-Mart and Target in Brentwood, two Wal-Marts in St. Charles and...

  • Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 1:44 AM ET

    DES MOINES, Iowa— Christmas tree likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time. Prices vary according to the variety of tree, but growers this year will see about $20 per tree, $2 more than the last several years, according to Bryan Ostlund, executive director of the Salem, Oregon- based Pacific Northwest Tree Association.

  • US celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 1:11 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Millions of Americans across the country marked Thanksgiving Day with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many overcame nasty weather, power outages and even being buried in the snow. At the White House, President Barack Obama spent a quiet holiday with a traditional meal. Daryl Winchester, 17, of Queens, was luckier, snagging a...

  • Nov 25- The final vote tally on an Oregon ballot measure that would require labeling of foods made with genetically modified ingredients was so close that state officials are doing a recount, a spokesman for the state said on Tuesday. Final results show the Oregon measure losing by 812 votes out of a total of more than 1.5 million votes, according to the Oregon...

  • Ferguson clergy urges calm     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest from Ferguson, Missouri where law enforcement is preparing for the possibility of more protests.

  • Ferguson trying to keep control     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 2:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from Ferguson, Missouri, where many businesses were damaged in protests overnight.

  • High court to review EPA mercury limits Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    One judge on the appeals court complained then that the EPA didn't consider costs in deciding whether regulation of hazardous air pollutants from power plants is appropriate. "The problem here is that EPA did not even consider the costs," wrote Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. EPA determined that when the...

  • Businesses burn as unrest erupts in Ferguson Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    A restaurant burns after it was set on fire when protestors rioted following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

    At least 12 buildings were burned in Ferguson, Missouri, after the grand jury decision over the death of Michael Brown, reports NBC News.

  • Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law. Scott Joens of St. George, Utah, said he and his wife are facing premium increases of about 18 percent for 2015. But instead of agonizing, he's looking for a plan with a higher deductible, which is the...

  • Protests hit Ferguson hard     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports many of the arrests during Ferguson protests after the grand jury decision Monday night had to do with burglary.

  • Social media response to Ferguson     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kayla Tausche discuss the use of social media during the response to the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson over the death of Michael Brown, and the implications for police video company TASER International.

  • After a grand jury failed to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, the city of Ferguson, Mo., erupted in violence and looting Monday night. Protests in other major cities also followed the jury's decision.

  • St. Louis County Police stunned by protests     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    After a grand jury chose not to indict the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, protesters filled the streets of Ferguson, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Laclede beats 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 8:12 AM ET

    ST LOUIS, Mo. _ The Laclede Group Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $14.9 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 8 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Protesters took to the streets after a grand jury chose not to indict the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Brown Shoe beats 3Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    ST LOUIS, Mo. _ Brown Shoe Co. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $33.1 million. Brown Shoe expects full-year earnings to be $1.65 to $1.69 per share, with revenue in the range of $2.58 billion to $2.59 billion. Brown Shoe shares have increased 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • FERGUSON, Missouri— St. Louis County police chief: Dozen buildings burn,' much worse' than worst August protests.

  • Flight restrictions lifted in St. Louis area Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 12:20 AM ET

    ST. LOUIS— Federal Aviation Administration flight restrictions in the St. Louis area have been lifted. Lambert-St. Louis International Airport spokesman Jeff Lea said the restrictions expired at 3:30 a.m.. The FAA said Monday the restriction was meant "to provide a safe environment for law enforcement activities."