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From emergency preparation to landfall, see how the Northeast is impacted by Hurricane Irene.
With more than 50 million people potentially in Hurricane Irene's path, residents along the US east coast stocked up on food and water and worked to secure homes, vehicles and boats.
Fame is no longer protection from foreclosure, and neither is success. Who are some of the celebrities who have gone through a foreclosure? Find out!
Debating the future of the teen retailer and it's controversial decision to pay cast members of MTV's "Jersey Shore" not to wear its brand on air, with Stacey Widlitz, independent retail consultant, and Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners.
There are vast economic development opportunities in efficiency, renewable energy, and converting waste into valuable assets, says blogger Terry Tamminen.
The cast of "Jersey Shore" aren't the only ones getting into fights this summer: Many unassuming beachgoers are finding unexpected battles on the way to sun and sand, everything from parking restrictions to food bans.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is undergoing tests at a hospital after he had difficulty breathing.
A heat wave that spread from the Midwest to the Northeast tormented millions of people with blasts of 100-degree temperatures and bog-like humidity as blackouts struck neighborhoods and deaths were blamed on the hot weather.
Weighing in on fiscal problems facing many states and what needs to be done to ease growing deficits, with Jon Corzine, MF Global chairman/CEO.
The state of New Jersey is negotiating a credit line for up to $2.25 billion to cover a shortfall in the state budget, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on New Jersey's money problems and its impact on the bond market.
There's just not enough funds to go around in New Jersey. Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, weighs in on the Garden State's decision to take out a bank loan to pay its bills.
Many distressed homeowners have spent years wondering when they’re going to get kicked out. But the backlog of foreclosures has provided a reprieve. In New York, for example, it would take 62 years to process them all.
Falling home prices may be plaguing the US economy, but they are candy to foreign investors, who already have a weak dollar on their side. Buyers from overseas spent roughly $41 billion on US residential real estate last year, a bump up from the previous year. US real estate agents report a surge this Spring especially, as foreign buyers see continued pressure on home prices and ample bargains.
A spokeswoman for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the governor and State Republican Committee are reimbursing the state for all personal use of a state police helicopter, which includes two trips to watch his oldest son's baseball games.
Ask a kid about LeBron James and he'll most likely perk up and say, "Yeah, he's cool." Mention the name Steve Jobs and that same kid will set the ringtone on his iPhone to crickets chirping. Some companies and organizations are aiming to change all that, investing in programs that teach kids that science and technology are cool.
Taxes are a necessary burden but in some states, they're becoming so financially unbearable, they're pushing some residents and companies out.
Amtrak is proposing to spend $50 million on preliminary engineering and design for two new rail tunnels under the Hudson River to link New Jersey and New York City.