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  • Repairing America's Infrastructure   Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 7:45 PM ET
    Repairing America's Infrastructure

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on a plan to use off-shore drilling royalties to pay for America's infrastructure rebuild.

  • Race to Rebuild: CA High-Speed Rail   Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Race to Rebuild: CA High-Speed Rail

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on California's proposal to build a high-speed rail system, but Congress could derail that plan.

  • New Careers After 40 Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    Life may begin at 40, but job searches that begin at that age can be discouraging. After all, it’s not the job market that it used to be. Entire professions are disappearing, and the labor market is flooded with unmarried, childless, eager young applicants whose salary requirements are generally lower.Despite this grim scenario, older workers shouldn’t despair. They bring such hard-won assets as experience and discipline to the table, and the people doing the hiring know it. “Savvy employers are

    CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.

  • Can Infrastructure Be Fixed?   Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 2:53 PM ET
    Can Infrastructure Be Fixed?

    Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor, discusses what it will take to improve America's infrastructure.

  • Infrastructure: Private Sector Solution?   Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 7:53 PM ET
    Infrastructure: Private Sector Solution?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at the state of our nation's crumbling infrastructure, and whether there's a role for private sector investment.

  • Danger Underground   Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:04 AM ET
    Danger Underground

    There are 2.5 million miles of pipelines criss-crossing our country, and the age of some of those pipelines is raising concern. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at what happens when pipelines fail, and what is being done to prevent disasters.

  • Levees on the Brink   Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:03 AM ET
    Levees on the Brink

    The American Society of Civil Engineers rates our nation's 100,000 miles of levees with a grade of a D-. So what area of the country is most at risk for a levee failure?

  • The I-35W Bridge Collapse   Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:02 AM ET
    The I-35W Bridge Collapse

    The Minneapolis Bridge Collapse in 2007 was a real awakening when it comes to the state of our infrastructure. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera meets with one family that experienced that awaking first hand.

  • State of Our Nation's Bridges   Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:01 AM ET
    State of Our Nation's Bridges

    America's infrastructure crisis stretches coast to coast. One of the worst problems facing the country -- the state of our nation's bridges.

  • State of Our Nation's Bridges   Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:01 AM ET
    State of Our Nation's Bridges

    America's infrastructure crisis stretches coast to coast. One of the worst problems facing the country -- the state of our nation's bridges.

  • America's Crumbling Bridges Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 10:52 AM ET
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    In 2011, the American Society of Civil Engineers rated the nation's overall infrastructure a "D," with bridges receiving a "C." Here's a list of states with the most structurally unsound bridges.

  • Collapsed bridge

    Looking at the current forecast models for gridlock, the consequences of inaction are significant both at home and when examining our global competitiveness.

  • The Great Regression of America's Infrastructure Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 9:48 AM ET
    Potholes in road

    America is in the midst of physical decline. Decades of infrastructure neglect are eroding centuries of economic progress. Call it: The Great Regression.

  • High-Speed Rail to Nowhere   Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 7:45 PM ET
    High-Speed Rail to Nowhere

    Billions of tax dollars are being spent on a high-speed railway in California that supporters say will bring thousands of jobs, but some are calling it a boondoggle. KNTV's Scott Budman has the details.

  • America: The Land Paved With Red Tape Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 3:50 PM ET
    Pothole

    Why President Obama's new National Infrastructure Bank would create more bureaucracy and red tape.

  • Race to Rebuild: National Infrastructure Bank   Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 7:50 PM ET
    Race to Rebuild: National Infrastructure Bank

    Debating whether President Obama's plan for a national infrastructure bank will create jobs, or more government bureaucracy, with Rep. John Mica, (R-FL), and Rep. Donna Edwards, (D-MD).

  • US Not in Recession, Stocks to Rise: Byron Wien Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 5:24 PM ET

    Former Morgan Stanley chief U.S. investment strategist Byron Wien remains an optimist and sees the stock market rising by the end of the year, he told CNBC Thursday.  "I don’t think we’re in a recession."

  • The Great Spending Debate   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 7:50 PM ET
    The Great Spending Debate

    Debating whether "shovel ready' infrastructure spending creates jobs, with Steve Moore, "Return to Prosperity" author, and Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News publisher.

  • Don't Judge China on Phantom Facts Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 8:56 PM ET
    Rail attendants pose with the Chinese high-speed trains at a station in Shanghai on October 26, 2010, prior to the launch of the Shanghai to Hangzhou line. China's latest new high-speed passenger rail line went into service, halving travel time to 45 minutes between Shanghai and the eastern lake city of Hangzhou, officials said. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    There are a lot of doomsday scenarios about China’s economy floating around these days and oddly, a number of them are focusing on infrastructure spending and rising local debt rather than the real threat of rampant inflation.

  • There are some interesting changes among the ranks of America’s Top—and bottom—States for Business. Accordingly, we’ve adjusted the categories. Here is the updated methodology: