President Obama is giving a speech on counterterrorism in Washington, specifically addressing the use of drones, with CNBC's John Harwood.» Read More
President Obama is giving a speech on counterterrorism in Washington, specifically addressing the use of drones, with CNBC's John Harwood.
AUSTIN, Texas-- A stalemate over a Texas budget deal ended late Wednesday when the House and Senate finally backed down and approved major pieces of a roughly $100 billion spending package that is the only necessary order of business left for the Legislature.
BISMARCK, N.D.-- A longtime Department of Transportation engineer who rose through the agency's ranks over the past 30 years is most qualified to lead the state in dealing with unprecedented demands on North Dakota's roads and other infrastructure, Gov. His depth of knowledge is a tremendous asset for North Dakota. "
WASHINGTON, May 22- President Barack Obama's choice to be transportation secretary promised on Wednesday to work with Congress to figure out how to fund U.S. transportation needs during a time of tight budgets and faced lingering Republican anger over recent air traffic controller furloughs.
A growing number of companies are offering "yacht shipping" services, where yachts are loaded and carried on giant cargo ships to distant locations.
TORONTO, May 22- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said on Wednesday it has repaired and reopened a rail line near Jansen, Saskatchewan, and continues to clean up after a derailment that spilled 575 barrels of crude oil on Tuesday. The accident follows a CP derailment in western Minnesota that spilled 360 barrels of Canadian crude in late March.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.
We score all the states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
Brazil seeking vehicle for pension funds to invest in projects. BRASILIA, May 21- Brazil is sweetening terms for major infrastructure contracts to whet investor appetite and draw private capital and expertise needed to upgrade its deficient roads, railways and ports, the man in charge of planning the projects said on Tuesday.
After a string of high profile problems, Carnival's issuing its second profit warning in 2 months, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
But he vetoed some sections, including a proposal to spend $81 million planning a replacement bridge that would extend Interstate 5 over the Columbia River.
*Ukraine's potholed roads sign of economic, political woes. KIEV, May 21- As the snow and ice began to melt in Ukraine this spring, exposing fresh cracks and potholes in the roads, hundreds of motorists gathered outside a government building carrying unusual burdens.
The Czech Republic's capital, Prague, has found an unusual way to get people to use public transport: its metro system has launched "love carriages."
WESTPORT, Conn., May 20- Connecticut rail commuters endured crowded and rerouted rides in to work on Monday, as Metro-North worked to repair the busiest U.S. rail line after a two-train collision and derailment injured more than 70 people late last week.
WESTPORT, Conn., May 20- Connecticut commuters endured sluggish train rides, or avoided the hassle on Monday, as Metro-North workers repaired the busiest U.S. rail line after a two-train collision on Friday injured more than 70 people. At the Westport train station on Monday, travelers stood in long lines returning from New York as they waited for shuttle buses.
Road warriors who own a small business have a new way to rack up reward miles under United's new Small Business Network program, a first by any U.S. airline.
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner battery fix includes ventilation in case of a fire, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
After four months of being grounded, Boeing's 787 Dreamliner has finished its first U.S. commercial flight, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Rick Whittington, Drexel Hamilton analyst, discusses the impact on the company's stock.
After four months of being grounded, Boeing's 787 Dreamliners are back in the sky, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
MILFORD, Conn./ NEW YORK, May 20- Thousands of Connecticut commuters faced delays and crowded trains on Monday as Metro-North workers scrambled to repair damage on the United States' busiest rail line, caused by the collision of two trains.