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  • Death of Texas Money Manager Amid Missing Money  Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    A prominent money manager in Texas has passed amid reports of missing money. CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Shelly Banjo, WSJ, offer insight.

  • Lawmakers Pass Texas-Sized Tax Cut for Businesses Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 6:57 AM ET
    Austin, Texas

    Texas lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Perry more than $1 billion in proposed business tax cuts shortly before the end of the biennial legislative session.

  • States bring renewed swagger to Top States 2013 Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.

  • Cultural Understanding Will Connect You to Diverse Clients Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Advisors can appeal to an increasingly diverse consumer base by learning how to embrace cultural differences and hone interpersonal skills with distinctive groups.

  • Categories and Criteria Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.

  • Tornado Threat Continues Today  Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    After yesterday's tornado activity, more are expected on Tuesday in Texas and Arkansas, reports Alex Wallace, The Weather Channel.

  • West Fertilizer Plant Showed Few Warning Signs Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:47 PM ET
    Firefighters conduct search and rescue operations at a destroyed apartment complex near the fertilizer plant in West, Texas.

    There was little indication that the Texas facility that had a massive explosion on Thursday posed a danger to the community, according to evaluations by oversight groups.

  • Up to 15 Dead After Blast at Texas Fertilizer Plant Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:02 PM ET
    Smoke rises as water is sprayed at the burning remains of a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, early April 18, 2013.

    Officials in Texas fear the death toll will rise as they search the rubble of a fertilizer plant devastated by an earthquake-size explosion. The blast also leveled dozens of homes.

  • Cause of Texas Fire Still Unknown  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    NBC's Chris Sadeghi reports the latest developments in the search and rescue operations in Texas.

  • Up to 15 Dead After Texas Plant Blast  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports the latest details on yesterday's deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas. And, a look at how the fertlizer stocks are reacting today, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Deadly Explosion Rips Through Texas Plant  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    NBC's David Scott shows cell phone video of a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas that has killed up to 15 people and injured hundreds.

  • Obama Pledges Action on Guns  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Today, at a Texas community college, at least 14 people were hurt in a stabbing spree; and families of Newtown victims are pushing for federal gun laws. Lars Larson, The Lars Larson Show host; Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; and Vin Weber, Former Mitt Romney senior advisor, discuss.

  • Energy Boom Ripples Through US Economy Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.

  • Texas Hoarding Gold in Its Own Fort Knox?  Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Lawmakers in the Lone Star State are proposing the creation of a depository that would allow the state to store gold at its own facility. Will it work and could other states do the same? Jim Rickards, Tangent Capital, weighs in.

  • Severe US Storm Brings Heavy Snow, Hail Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 5:39 PM ET

    Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, while heavy snow in Colorado and Kansas delayed flights and shut down part of Interstate-70. A crash involving up to 50 vehicles closed part of Interstate-25 near Loveland, Colorado, north of Denver.

  • Power Shift: Energy Boom Dawning in America Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
    Men with Cabot Oil and Gas work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site on January 18, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.

    NBC News and CNBC look at the implications US energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.

  • How Do You Fight Disaster? Illness? With Huge Sales Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!

  • The buzz at the South by Southwest festival is all about the gadgets: computers controlled by the wave of a hand, cool new cameras and more.

  • A prototype quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the Unmanned Systems Laboratory at the Naval Postgraduate School is tested on Septempter 30, 2011 in Monterey, California.

    As U.S. authorities grapple with how to regulate the use of unarmed drones in U.S. skies, a small network of police, first responders and experts is already flying unmanned aircraft.

  • Pipe is stacked at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

    The Keystone XL oil pipeline got a boost after the U.S. State Department said it would not likely change the rate at which Canada's oil sands are produced.