• Biden, energy secretary visiting Philadelphia utility Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:37 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will travel to Philadelphia to speak at a utility company. They are visiting the headquarters of Peco Energy Co. in Philadelphia's Center City on Tuesday. This is Biden's second visit to Philadelphia this year.

  • Details on the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:20 PM ET

    PUBLIC SERVICE: The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolina. Reporters Doug Pardue, Glenn Smith, Jennifer Hawes and Natalie Caula Hauff won for the series "Till Death Do Us Part," which probed why South Carolina is among "the deadliest states in the union for women." We felt so passionate about this project and we felt so passionate about the difference it could...

  • *Hasbro reports surprise revenue rise, shares jump. *Royal Caribbean falls as strong dollar hurts onboard spending. Other corporations expected to report earnings this week include major technology names Facebook, Google, Qualcomm, Microsoft, and Amazon.com.

  • Finalists: The Boston Globe for its stories, videos, photos and graphics exposing a poorly regulated, profit-driven housing system that subjected thousands of college students in Boston to unsafe, and even deadly, conditions; and The Wall Street Journal for "Deadly Medicine," a stellar reporting project that documented the significant cancer risk to women of a...

  • NJ Transit proposes fare hikes, service cuts Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 2:02 PM ET

    Among the increases would be a 75- cent hike for a one-way ride from Metropark to New York, which currently costs $10. Shorter rides, such as from Clifton to Hoboken, Cranford to Newark and Brick Church to Summit, would rise 25 cents. One-way fares between Trenton and New York, the two endpoints of the Northeast Corridor Line, would rise $1.25 to $16.75, an 8 percent...

  • *Hasbro reports surprise revenue rise, shares jump. Royal Caribbean falls as strong dollar hurts onboard spending. *IBM to report after the bell.

  • Republic First posts 1Q profit Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA _ Republic First Bancorp Inc. on Monday reported net income of $528,000 in its first quarter. The bank, based in Philadelphia, said it had earnings of 1 cent per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • CNB posts 1Q profit Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:48 AM ET

    CLEARFIELD, Pa. _ CNB Financial Corp. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $5.6 million. The Clearfield, Pennsylvania- based bank said it had earnings of 39 cents per share. Keywords: CNB Financial, Earnings Report.

  • Northwest Bancshares beats 1Q profit forecasts Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 9:33 AM ET

    WARREN, Pa. _ Northwest Bancshares Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $16.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. Northwest Bancshares shares have dropped roughly 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Cramer says 'I Booyah' to real estate broker Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 9:25 AM ET
    Lisa Cadette Detwiler and Jim Cramer were married Saturday evening at the Liberty Warehouse, an event space in Brooklyn.

    Lisa Cadette Detwiler and CNBC host Jim Cramer were married Saturday evening at the Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Giving patients with advanced melanoma two Bristol-Myers drugs that work differently held the deadly skin cancer at bay far longer than just one, though the combination's considerable increase in serious side effects raises concerns about how much patients can endure. In the midstage study, presented Monday at the American Association for...

  • Knoll posts 1Q profit Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:21 AM ET

    EAST GREENVILLE, Pa. _ Knoll Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $17.4 million. On a per-share basis, the East Greenville, Pennsylvania- based company said it had net income of 36 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget measure Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 3:06 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Lawmakers quarreled Monday over Medicare, taxes and almost $40 billion in unrequested money for overseas war-fighting as House and Senate negotiators kicked off work on a Republican budget blueprint for next year and beyond. Tom Price of Georgia, top negotiator for House Republicans, as he touted the version he largely drafted.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— One of the hot new cancer immunotherapy drugs, Merck& Co.' s Keytruda, strongly benefited patients with melanoma, lung cancer and mesothelioma, according to three studies presented Sunday at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Philadelphia. One study, comparing Keytruda to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.' s Yervoy, could give Merck...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Eight years ago, Atlantic City's Tropicana casino was hanging by a thread. But now, the Tropicana has rebounded to become one of Atlantic City's more profitable casinos. "When you think back to that period of time, this place was a diamond in the rough," said Tropicana President Tony Rodio, who ran a different Atlantic City casino at the time.

  • US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 34 to 954 Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 7:50 PM ET

    Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices. Houston- based Baker Hughes said Friday 734 rigs were seeking oil and 217 explored for natural gas. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas plummeted by 15 rigs; Oklahoma was down six;...

  • A line of bike hooks that can unexpectedly detach from their mounting are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other recalls include mattresses that failed flammability standards and truck and motorcycle toys with excessive amounts of lead. They were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide from April 2011 to March 2015.

  • Penns Woods posts 1Q profit Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 5:02 PM ET

    JERSEY SHORE, Pa. _ Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $3.4 million. The bank, based in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 70 cents per share. The holding company for Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank posted revenue of $13.4 million in the period.

  • Officials in the Pocono Mountains want to bring a shuttered performing arts center back to life, seeing potential in a 12- year-old venue built with $15 million in state tax money that critics have long regarded as a mismanaged white elephant. The Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts in Pike County struggled almost immediately after opening in 2003...

  • PHILADELPHIA— A U.S. appeals court Friday overturned a jury verdict and awarded a Philadelphia family the rights to 10 rare gold coins that could fetch $80 million. Mint in Philadelphia before the 1933 series was melted down when the country went off the gold standard. Her sons, entertainment lawyer Roy Langbord of New York City and David Langbord of Virginia...