The federal government wants the states to get tougher on drunk driving, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. In 2010, more than 10,000 people died in drunk driving accidents.» Read More
The manufacturer of the most popular hunting rifle in the world has been aware of potential safety problems with the gun since before it went on the market—60 years ago. Newly uncovered documents, including memos and drawings by the gun’s inventor, show company officials discussing the potential problem, as well as whether a design change is worth “the high expenditure required to make the conversion.”
Wall Street veteran Kenneth Langone said the apparent suicide of Mark Madoff, Bernard's oldest son, is the "greatest tragedy" to follow Bernard Madoff's fraud.
In addition to Mark Madoff's children being sued—three days before his suicide—by Bankruptcy Trustee Irving Picard, Mark Madoff himself was implicated in another lawsuit Picard filed on Friday.
The police department in Portland, ME, has become the latest law enforcement agency to stop using a popular sniper rifle over concerns the gun can go off without the trigger being pulled.
The manufacturer of the world’s most popular hunting rifle has been wrestling for decades with questions about whether the gun is safe, and at least twice considered a nationwide recall of the gun, according corporate insiders and internal documents revealed in a ten-month CNBC investigation.
Internal company documents show that at least twice, the Remington Arms Company considered a nationwide recall of its popular 700 series rifles, but decided against it despite thousands of complaints and dozens of lawsuits over inadvertent discharges.
At the heart of the decades-long controversy over the Remington 700 series is a piece of metal that is roughly the length of a paper clip.
This is Cramer’s top play in the post-mortem market.
At the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, director Woody Allen said about death, "I'm strongly against it." For those in the funeral industry, death, or lack thereof, has been no laughing matter for almost a decade. Funerals and cremations are at a 20-year low.
Take our quiz and find out how much you know about one of the most serious public health problems in the nation.
No one can know exactly what Finn M. W. Caspersen, a prominent philanthropist and the heir to the Beneficial Corporation fortune, was thinking when he decided to take his life on Labor Day. But he apparently harbored a secret: He was suspected of dodging many millions in federal taxes.
Stocks ended flat Wednesday as investors shrugged off solid demand from today's five-year Treasury auction and some encouraging economic reports.
Stocks were flat Wednesday as investors shrugged off solid demand from today's five-year Treasury auction and some encouraging economic reports.
Stocks rebounded Wednesday after a sharp jump in new-home sales.
Stock index futures extended losses after an initial uptick as data showed June orders for durable goods, excluding transportation, rose less than forecast despite overall orders posting their largest advance since July 2007.
The head of Coca Cola's bottling and distribution company in France has committed suicide, for reasons that are for the moment unknown, French daily Le Figaro reported Tuesday.
It has been 48 days since Michael Jackson died, and while family members of the late pop star are still at war with the executors of his estate, the answer to another question—how much the singer is worth in death—is becoming clear.
On the same day Michael Jackson's 2002 will was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, there was a court filing by a woman claiming to be the singer's long-time wife and mother of his three children.
The sick business of betting against people’s lives.
A technician reported last week that someone had tampered with a private helicopter of Anil Ambani, one of India’s wealthiest industrialists, while it was parked at a Mumbai airport. Then, on Tuesday, the technician, Bharat Borge, was found dead on railroad tracks in Mumbai. He was carrying a letter that mentioned the tampering investigation, Mr. Borge’s family and officials of Mr. Ambani’s company said.