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  • American Airlines loses ruling on union election Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 1:43 PM ET

    DALLAS-- A federal appeals court has ruled against American Airlines, which tried to block a union election among nearly 10,000 employees. It argued that the union didn't gather enough signed cards from employees to qualify for an election under new rules approved by Congress. In February, Congress raised the standard to 50 percent.

  • Entergy replaces union workers after talks fail Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 10:41 AM ET

    PORT GIBSON, Miss.-- Entergy Corp. has locked out union security workers at its nuclear plant near Port Gibson, Miss., after contract negotiations with the United Government Security Officers of America Local 36 failed.

  • Judge tosses BP fuel dealers' brand-name claims Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 3:51 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS-- A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed claims by BP fuel stations and convenience stores that the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico diminished the value of the oil giant's brand and cost them business.

  • Court: Child porn victims can get restitution Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 8:29 AM ET

    The decision conflicts with rulings by several other federal circuits, possibly setting the stage for a Supreme Court challenge.

  • HOUSTON, Oct 1- Entergy Corp and ITC Holdings Corp took another step to advance Entergy's $1.78 billion plan to spin off its electric transmission business, late last week.

  • U.S. top court rejects worker harassment case Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    John Ketterer complained that white co-workers at the Yellow Transportation Inc terminal in Dallas subjected him to harassment including obscene slurs, circling him in a threatening way and throwing a lit firecracker at him for his support of black and Hispanic co-workers.

  • *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.

  • Isaac Hammers New Orleans     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 1:36 PM ET

    Water is running over an 18-mile stretch of levee in Plaquemines Parish, leaving some homes flooded, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Isaac Tests New Orleans's New Flood System     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 7:09 AM ET

    A look at how the multi-billion dollar flood defense system held up against Isaac's strong winds and soaking rains, with Joe Allbaugh, former FEMA director.

  • Protecting Cargo From Hurricane's Impact     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 6:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest details on damage from Hurricane Isaac, and a look at how Louisiana is protecting the Port of New Orleans, with Gary LaGrange, New Orleans Port president.

  • Water Breaches Flood Defence in Louisiana     Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 5:15 AM ET

    Reports say that water has flowed over the top of a flood defense in South East Louisiana today where Hurricane Isaac has caused huge rains. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports from the middle of the storm in New Orleans.

  • Lessons From Hurricane Katrina     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 3:25 PM ET

    Meteorologist Todd Gross reports Hurricane Isaac doesn't look like it will reach category 2, but that it will be a strong category 1.

  • Hurricane Isaac's Impact on Shippers     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 2:38 PM ET

    "We don't really expect [Hurricane Isaac] to have any impact on shipping rates, or shipping stocks over the next few days," says Greg Lewis, Credit Suisse senior research analyst.

  • Former New Orleans Mayor on Hurricane Isaac     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial provides perspective on the strengthening Hurricane Isaac headed for New Orleans.

  • Louisiana Braces for Isaac     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, (D-LA), discusses how her state is preparing for the impact of Tropical Storm Isaac, and weighs in on the RNC Convention and the 2012 election.

  • Isaac's Impact on Oil & Gas Prices     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 9:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at the storm's impact on the oil industry.

  • Tourism, Isaac, and NOLA     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 7:43 AM ET

    Mark Romig, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation president & CEO, explains how New Orleans plans to ride out the storm and its possible impact on tourism.

  • Isaac's Impact on New Orleans     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace has the update on Isaac and CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the storm's potential impact on the city of New Orleans, with Mike Stack, Army Corps of Engineers. Also, a look at the lessons learned about emergency response from Hurricane Katrina, with Michael Brown, former director of FEMA.

  • Isaac Creates Business Rain Delay     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    Michael Hecht, Greater New Orleans president & CEO, discusses emergency preparedness as Tropical Storm Isaac heads for New Orleans on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.