Rodger Baker, VP of Asia-Pacific Analysis at Stratfor, says the suicide of a South Korean tycoon, which has sparked a political scandal, could hamper government efforts to strengthen the economy.» Read More
NBC's Chris Sadeghi reports the latest developments in the search and rescue operations in Texas.
NBC's Brian Williams reports initial word from Boston Police on casualties after two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Bird flu originates in birds, but fears of the pandemic are taking a toll on companies like KFC in China, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. There have been 10 deaths in the 38 confirmed bird flu cases there.
Margaret Thatcher's character, philosophy, and achievements made her one of Britain's greatest prime ministers, Larry Kudlow says.
Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has passed away at the age of 87. Thatcher, the UK's only female prime minister, was one of the most influential figures in post-war Britain and world politics. She was elected to office in 1979.
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 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
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the 58-year old leader died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer.
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.
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.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen offers details of CNBC's special that is airing tonight called "Death: It's A Living."
The world's biggest makers of funeral caskets are widening their business models to keep up with fatter waistlines, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.
Here's an industry you may not spend a lot of time thinking about, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.