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  • Live Blog: Business Braces for Hurricane Irene Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    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.

  • 11 Celebrity Foreclosures Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 11:19 AM ET
    Ever since the housing crisis began, Americans have gotten used to hearing a word that only used to apply to the very desperate --- foreclosure. In the past, the word summoned to mind images of abandoned, dilapidated homes with boarded windows, a vacant porch swing and the occasional tumbleweed.Those days are over now, and the foreclosed home in move-in condition is an increasingly common sight today. It seems like something that can happen to anybody, including famous people. The idea that cele

    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!

  • Tamminen: The City of the Future is Already Here Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 9:46 AM ET
    Toys 'R' Us Times Square

    There are vast economic development opportunities in efficiency, renewable energy, and converting waste into valuable assets, says blogger Terry Tamminen.

  • Along the Jersey Shore, a Struggle to Get to the Sand Saturday, 13 Aug 2011 | 12:38 PM ET

    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.

  • NJ Governor Chris Christie Taken to Hospital Thursday, 28 Jul 2011 | 12:16 PM ET
    Chris Christie

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is undergoing tests at a hospital after he had difficulty breathing.

  • Heat From Midwest to NY Not Taking Weekend Off Saturday, 23 Jul 2011 | 8:50 AM ET
    Pigeons cool by a fountain during the heatwave.

    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.

  • New Jersey Seeks Bridge Loan to Cover Cash Shortage Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 10:52 AM ET
    NJ Turnpike Toll

    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.

  • Meredith Whitney: New Jersey's $2.5B Loan  Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 8:09 AM ET

    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.

  • Backlog of Cases Gives a Reprieve on Foreclosures Sunday, 19 Jun 2011 | 11:13 AM ET

    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.

  • Foreigners Make Run on US Housing Market Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 11:12 AM ET
    Vegas Homes

    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.

  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

    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.

  • Investing in the Kid and His Robot Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 4:17 PM ET

    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.

  • When Taxes Attack: Forced Out by High Taxes Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 5:48 PM ET
    Bald Eagle

    Taxes are a necessary burden but in some states, they're becoming so financially unbearable, they're pushing some residents and companies out.

  • Amtrak, NJ Senators Propose New Hudson Rail Tunnel Monday, 7 Feb 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    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.