CNBC's Investigations, Inc. found concerns that could affect patient safety at the VA hospital in Jackson, MS. A former surgeon said he found pieces of bones on surgical instruments. Despite the problems, administrators received bonuses. Dina Gusovsky reports.» Read More
*Nonfarm payrolls seen rising 180,000 in November. WASHINGTON, Dec 6- U.S. employers likely maintained a strong pace of hiring in November, but probably not strong enough for the Federal Reserve to start reducing the amount of money it is pumping into economy.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill aimed at reining in "patent trolls," companies that buy or license patents from others, then extract licensing fees or file infringement lawsuits viewed by many as frivolous.
The FCC will auction the so-called H Block frequencies in the first opportunity the regulator has offered companies to acquire ownership of new airwaves since 2008..
RICHMOND, Va.-- Greif Inc., which makes industrial packaging, is spending $45 million to upgrade its operation in Virginia's Amherst County. Bob McDonnell announced Greif's plans Tuesday. The plant has operated in Amherst since 1975 and employs about 300 people.
CHARLESTON, S.C.-- Charleston neighborhood, conservation and preservation groups may challenge a state permit for a $35 million South Carolina passenger cruise terminal, a state administrative law judge has ruled.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2- College savings plans are better deals than they were a few years ago, but there are still a few clunkers out there. Each fall, investment research firm Morningstar singles out the nation's best 529 college savings plans.
NEW YORK-- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. plans to offer approximately 112.8 million shares in an initial public offering of its common stock, returning to the public markets about six years after it went private. The McLean, Va.- based company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering and available cash to repay about $1.25 billion of debt.
RESTON, Va.-- Shoppers bought $20.6 billion online in the first 29 days of the holiday season, a 3 percent increase from the comparable period last year, according to research company comScore Inc..
Nov 27- A wintry blast of heavy rain, wind and snow across the eastern United States disrupted Thanksgiving travel plans on Wednesday for some of the millions of Americans hitting the roads and taking to the skies on the busiest holiday travel day of the year.
Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. disclosed Wednesday that once it goes public, it plans to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "HLT." Its brands include Hilton Hotels& Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels& Resorts, and Hampton Inn.
RICHMOND, Va.-- State regulators on Tuesday approved the construction of a high-voltage transmission line over the James River that critics contend will be an eyesore near some of Virginia's most important historic sites, including Jamestown.
RICHMOND, Va.-- A Richmond, Va. man has pleaded guilty in a $1.2 million investment scheme. District Judge Robert Payne on Feb. 20. Burks was chief executive officer of Chelsea Financial Group.
WASHINGTON, Nov 25- U.S. Supreme Court justices could decide on Tuesday to review religious objections made by corporations to a provision of the 2010 federal healthcare law requiring employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control.
Signs of rapidly worsening Chinese demand for IT giants IBM and Cisco Systems are starting to spook Hewlett-Packard investors.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
DUBAI, Nov 21- The Dubai Airshow produced a harvest of deals for the world's biggest and flashiest jets this week, but for those unable to afford a $400- million A380 superjumbo there is always an alternative- the poor man's private jet.
WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A U.S. congressional panel on Wednesday approved a bill targeting patent "trolls," companies that buy or license patents from others and then aggressively pursue licensing fees or file infringement lawsuits.
WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A congressional panel on Wednesday took up a bill targeting patent "trolls," companies that buy or license patents from others and then aggressively pursue licensing fees or file infringement lawsuits.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.