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Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec, July 7- At least five people died and 40 were missing on Sunday after a runaway train carrying crude oil exploded and destroyed the center of a small Canadian town in a disaster that raises fresh questions about shipping oil by rail.
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec, July 7- Canadian police on Sunday raised the death toll from a massive explosion involving a runaway freight train to three and said they expected to find more bodies in the still-smoking wreckage of a small Quebec town.
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec, July 7- Canadian police on Sunday raised the death toll from a massive explosion involving a runaway freight train to three and said they expected to find more bodies in the wreckage of a small Quebec town.
*Transporting crude oil from North Dakota to eastern Canada. The disaster took place soon after 1 a.m. when the runaway freight train with 72 cars and five locomotives hurtled into Lac-Megantic, a lakeside town of about 6,000 in the province of Quebec, and left the tracks.
Yet while American farmers cash in, production quotas in the cross-border province of Quebec limit the profits reaped by their Canadian counterparts even as they keep prices high for those unfettered by any restrictions.
July 5- Gay couples rejoiced last week when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and cleared the way for federal recognition of same sex-marriages. That's something Jason Dottley, a Los Angeles pop singer and actor, would like to see. He filed for divorce in April 2012 from his husband, Del Shores, a film director and playwright.
July 5- Discussing your qualifications for a new job via a video interview sounds easy enough and even appealing. No worrying if your palms are clammy when you shake hands, since you won't be shaking hands. You don't have to travel farther than your own home.
*U.S. crude above $102 on unrest in Egypt, energy stocks flat. NEW YORK, July 3- U.S. stocks ended slightly higher in a volatile half-day session on Wednesday as traders squared positions before the holiday and Friday's job market data.
*WTI crude jumps above $102 per barrel on unrest in Egypt. NEW YORK, July 3- U.S. stocks rose in a volatile half-day session on Wednesday as traders squared positions before the holiday and Friday's job market data.
WASHINGTON, June 26- Senators who wanted a gay rights provision added to the sweeping U.S. immigration reform bill backed off on Wednesday after the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the federal law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said statements of scientific conclusions on matters open to scientific debate, and which are published in a research article, cannot result in damages associated with defamation.
WASHINGTON, June 25- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to approve billionaire Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker to lead the U.S. Commerce Department, where she has promised to serve as a bridge between the White House and the business community.
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
WASHINGTON, June 20- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should gather information about the business practices of "patent assertion entities," known as patent trolls, to see whether they are hurting competition, the head of the commission said on Thursday.
When we launched Top States for Business in 2007, North Dakota was nowhere on the list. Now it's growth and employment numbers are the envy of the nation.
Months before Americans buy coverage under Obamacare, it's becoming clear that choices for millions of people will vary depending on where they live. The NYT reports.
Hurricane Sandy and the economic recovery may have raised repair costs in the Northeast, but drivers there are often close to cheaper ones.
NEW YORK, June 13- When the state of Mississippi begins offering subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's reform law this year, residents will have only one choice- Magnolia Health Plan- a small insurer little known in most of the country.