Under a schedule outlined by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D- Nev., the Senate would take up that bill Tuesday. But senators who say the House bill uses budgetary gimmicks to pay for roads and bridges or who want to force Congress to act before the end of the year on a long-term plan to pay for transportation programs are expected to offer amendments.» Read More
The federal gas tax hasn't gone up in 20 years. CNBC contributor Ed Rendell and Cato Institute senior fellow Dan Mitchell, debate whether it's time.
BEIJING, May 6- Six people were wounded in a knife attack at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday, police said, the latest in a series of such assaults that have raised jitters around the country.
*HSI +0.5 pct, H-shares +0.6 pct; China markets shut. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was also helped by confidence returning to the tech sector on Wall Street, though there were falls for telecom shares due to China's pilot programme on taxes.
Hal Sirkin, Boston Consulting Group, explains why the U.S is a rising star in global manufacturing competitiveness.
April 25- Virgin America said on Friday it would offer new flights from Dallas Love Field after it was awarded two gates at that airport by the U.S. Justice Department.
Some states are better than others at giving their residents the best return on their "tax investment."
*Libya oil guards take control of Hariga port, Zueitina pending. *OPEC sees lower demand for its crude in 2014. NEW YORK, April 10- Global crude oil drifted modestly lower on Thursday, pressured by weaker economic data from China as well as the prospect of a rebound in oil exports from Libya.
The annexation of Crimea carries hidden costs that could hurt an already struggling Russian economy.
*Libya struggling with progress three years after Gadaffi ouster. TRIPOLI, March 30- When a militia holding Libya's eastern ports loaded a North Korean-flagged tanker with oil earlier this month, the Libyan parliament sacked its own prime minister and turned to U.S. commandos to bring its cargo back.
Police arrest six people to bust an LAX theft ring that stole an uncounted amount of valuables. The LAT reports.
Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the world's best airport with not a single U.S. facility making the top 10.
WASHINGTON, March 26- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board issued a safety alert on Wednesday on how airplane pilots can avoid landing at the wrong airport, after recent incidents when planes landed on much shorter runways than their intended destinations.
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD ISSUES SAFETY ALERT ON WRONG AIRPORT LANDINGS AFTER TWO RECENT INCIDENTS.
No one argues that we should ignore aging infrastructure. But here’s the real problem why it’s not getting fixed, says Jake Novak.
MALABO, March 10- On land cleared of tropical forest, gleaming new office towers, apartment blocks, homes and highways dazzle the eye in Equatorial Guinea, Sub-Saharan Africa's No. 3 energy producer where oil and gas revenues have fed a frenzy of construction.
Buffett tells CNBC he backs the Keystone Pipeline even though it would take away some business from his Berkshire Hathaway rail subsidiary BNSF.
Discussing President Obama's $302 billion highway bill, with CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Steve Moore, The Heritage Foundation chief economist.
Congress faces a Sept. 30 deadline to renew federal funding for transportation programs, and the Highway Trust Fund that helps pay for road and bridge projects is teetering on insolvency.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- President Barack Obama will announce in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Wednesday a four-year, $302 billion plan to create jobs by fixing the nation's crumbling roads, bridges, rail and transportation infrastructure.
Large parts of the country have been dealing with severe winter weather this year, including heavy snow and ice. The harsh weather has produced an unexpected headache for many drivers in the form of potholes. NBC's Tom Costello reports.