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  • ATLANTA— Federal regulators proposed an $11,200 fine Tuesday against Chicago Bridge& Iron Co. because its workers dropped a prefabricated section for a new nuclear power plant in South Carolina and then tried to cover it up, officials said. The accident happened March 1, 2013, at the CB&I manufacturing plant in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The facility makes...

  • ON THE GULF OF MEXICO— Five years after the nation's worst offshore oil spill, the industry is working on drilling even further into the risky depths beneath the Gulf of Mexico to tap massive deposits once thought unreachable. The number of deepwater drilling rigs has increased, too, from 35 at the time of the Macondo blowout to 48 last month, according to data from...

  • Payout from BP oil spill settlement tops $5 bln Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:11 PM ET

    April 15- The administrator overseeing a BP Plc fund to compensate people and businesses claiming they were harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said on Wednesday more than $5 billion has been paid out. A total of $5.037 billion has been paid to 62,162 claimants, the administrator, Patrick Juneau, said in a statement on his website for spill claims.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- The New York branch of the U.S. Some market technicians have transferred from New York and others were hired at the office housed in the Chicago Fed, according to several people familiar with the build-out that began about two years ago, after Hurricane Sandy struck Manhattan. Officials believe the Chicago staffers can now handle all of the...

  • FUKUI, Japan, April 14- A Japanese court will rule on Tuesday whether to block the restart of nuclear reactors in western Japan on safety grounds, in a case that could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to return to atomic energy after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. A three-judge panel is to rule on the injunction request against Kansai Electric's...

  • TOKYO, April 14- A Japanese court will rule later on Tuesday on an injunction request against reactors owned by Kansai Electric Power, in a case that could derail Japan's slow return to nuclear power after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. A panel of judges is due to rule on the injunction request against Kansai Electric's Takahama reactors west of Tokyo at 0500 GMT.

  • How Apos Therapy works   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    How Apos Therapy works

    Apos Therapy is a boot with adjustable pods that creates an imbalance when a patient walks in them, which after time helps those suffering with arthritis and other joint problems align their gait.

  • Four-alarm fire burns at GE Appliance Park   Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 8:24 AM ET
    Four-alarm fire burns at GE Appliance Park

    A fire broke out at the GE Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, this morning.

  • 2nd black box supports Germanwings crash theory Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    A French rescue worker inspects the remains of the Germanwings Airbus A320 near Seyne-les-Alpes, France.

    French investigators said a second black box recovered from the Germanwings crash site indicated that the copilot deliberately crashed the plane.

  • Secret Lives of the Super Rich: Nirvana House   Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 10:53 AM ET
    Secret Lives of the Super Rich: Nirvana House

    Tune in Tuesday 10p ET/PT

  • Challenges for Lufthansa mount in wake of crash Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 5:33 AM ET

    Lufthansa was supposed to be celebrating a key anniversary, but instead it's facing one of its worst crises to date. The NYT reports.

  • Does video show doomed jet's final seconds? Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 7:26 AM ET
    Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg, Germany, in this Sept. 13, 2009 photo.

    A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed last week has been discovered, according to media reports.

  • Germanwings crash: Whose fault?   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 2:43 PM ET
    Germanwings crash: Whose fault?

    Former military pilot and aviation attorney Justin Green explains who is liable in the Germanwings crash.

  • SANTIAGO, March 30- Chile's economy will be hurt by the heavy flooding last week that cut off roads, washed away houses and bridges and forced some mines in the top copper producer to halt operations, the head of its central bank said on Monday. The Atacama region, which was hardest hit by the flooding, is relatively unpopulated, and represents about 2.5 percent of...

  • CNBC update: Germanwings co-pilot received psychotherapy

    German prosecutors say the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane had received treatment for suicidal tendencies and received psychotherapy for several years prior to becoming a pilot, negotiations over Iran's nuclear program are entering a critical phase, and a shooting has been reported at the gate of NSA's Fort Meade facility, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Germanwings co-pilot hid mental illness: Officials Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:10 PM ET
    Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg, Germany, in this Sept. 13, 2009 photo.

    The pilot at the controls of the crashed Germanwings jet kept a mental illness diagnosis from his employer. The NYT reports.

  • Security camera video of NYC building explosion   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 2:56 PM ET
    Security camera video of NYC building explosion

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan shows exclusive footage from the building explosion in NYC from a security camera.

  • Cameras in the cockpit?   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Cameras in the cockpit?

    Former NTSB board member John Goglia, discusses whether cameras in the cockpit are a good idea, and medical evaluations of pilots.

  • Prosecutors: Crash pilot hid evidence of illness   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    Prosecutors: Crash pilot hid evidence of illness

    New details on the Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, with NBC News' Claudio Lavanga.

  • Investigators find sick leave note of co-pilot   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 10:06 AM ET
    Investigators find sick leave note of co-pilot

    NBC's Claudio Lavanga reports the latest on the Germanwings co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz.