• CNBC's Becky Quick reports former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died at the age of 87. Thatcher served as PM for eleven year, but retired from public appearances in 2002 after suffering from a series of strokes.

  • The Chavez Conspiracy?  Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    The Venezuelan government has announced it will conduct a formal inquiry into whether deceased president Hugo Chavez was "inoculated" with cancer. Risa Grais-Targow, Eurasia Group Latin America Analyst, provides perspective on how this might impact oil

  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dead  Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the 58-year old leader died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer.

  • Where's the Madoff Money?  Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    The Madoff bankruptcy trustee Irving Picard is preparing to return another half billion dollars to the victims, for a total of around $5 billion, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Legacy of Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch  Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 7:54 PM ET

    Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has died from congestive heart failure. TV Journalist Chuck Scarborough of WNBC New York; Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host and CNBC's Contributors Keith Boykin and James Pethokoukis, discuss Koch's NYC legacy.

  • Money In the 'Death Care' Industry  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 7:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen offers details of CNBC's special that is airing tonight called "Death: It's A Living."

  • Caskets for Obese People  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 4:48 PM ET

    The world's biggest makers of funeral caskets are widening their business models to keep up with fatter waistlines, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Investing in Death  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    Here's an industry you may not spend a lot of time thinking about, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.