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  • HOUSTON, Jan 15- BP Plc will face a maximum fine of $13.7 billion under the Clean Water Act for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, several billion less than feared, after a judge found on Thursday the size of the spill was smaller than thought. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier put the spill's size well below the 4.09 million barrel estimate of the...

  • Restaurant Startup: The Comeback Cook Extended Sneak Peek

    America loves a comeback. This week, investors Joe Bastianich and Tim Love hear from two entrepreneurs who had to put their culinary dreams on hold due to terrible setbacks. Tune in Tuesday 10p ET/PT.

  • FMHR Final Trade: SJT, OKE & MRK   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 12:58 PM ET
    FMHR Final Trade: SJT, OKE & MRK

    The FMHR traders reveal their final trades.

  • Tesla lower on China sales drop   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 5:12 PM ET
    Tesla lower on China sales drop

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports China sales for Tesla in the fourth quarter dropped. The "Fast Money" traders, share their play on the stock.

  • Tesla's CEO: Q4 China sales declined significantly

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports China sales for Tesla in the fourth quarter took a hit.

  • Fitch downgrades Russia to BBB-   Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:11 PM ET
    Fitch downgrades Russia to BBB-

    Fitch has downgraded Russia to a BBB- rating with a negative outlook, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Record-high temperatures and the most severe drought in at least 80 years punished southeastern Brazil last year, a region accounting for 60 percent of the country's gross domestic product. Private weather forecaster Somar warned of irregular rainfall in the center-west soy belt as well as the southeast throughout the month as an atmospheric blockage...

  • Record-high temperatures and the most severe drought in at least 80 years punished southeastern Brazil last year, a region accounting for 60 percent of the country's gross domestic product. Private weather forecaster Somar warned of irregular rainfall in the center-west soy belt as well as the southeast throughout the month as an atmospheric blockage...

  • SYDNEY, Jan 8- Wildfires sweeping through southeast Australia are carrying with them the spectre of a silent killer for grapes growing in the nearby Adelaide Hills wine region. As fears grow that climate change is lengthening the time and severity of Australia's bushfire season, government funding to find a solution to the phenomenon is drying up.

  • Gold's 2014 close   Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 1:25 PM ET
    Gold's closing  price

    A read on the yellow metal's final trading price of the year, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • FMHR Final Trade: ICE   Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    FMHR Final Trade: ICE

    Mark Fisher, MBF Clearing Corp. chairman, shares his final trade of the year.

  • SEOUL, Dec 21- Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation into a leak of non-critical data at South Korea's nuclear power operator, the prosecutors' office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear safety and potential cyberattacks from North Korea. Concern over potential cyberattacks from North Korea has got worldwide attention since the...

  • *10 years on from Boxing Day tsunami, weaknesses remain. BANGKOK, Dec 21- In April 2012, Indonesia's Banda Aceh, the city worst hit by the tsunami that killed at least 226,000 people on Boxing Day ten years ago, received a terrifying reminder of how unprepared it was for the next disaster. But if it had, the damage would have been "worse than 2004, if it was the same...

  • Environmental groups say the practice of storing coal ash in holding ponds supported by permeable, earthen dikes leads both to contamination of surrounding groundwater and the risk of catastrophe when those dikes fail, as happened in Tennessee and at a site in North Carolina earlier this year. The EPA has said contaminants such as arsenic, mercury and cadmium...

  • Restaurant Startup supertease   Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:20 PM ET
    Restaurant Startup supertease

    Who will get a deal this season? The new season of Restaurant Startup starts January 13th at 10p! Starring Joe Bastianich, Tim Love and Antonia Lofaso.

  • No credible sign of plot against theaters: Official

    Los Angeles authorities say there is still no credible threat against theaters, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • OPEC Chief: We can ride out price drop   Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:07 AM ET
    OPEC Chief: We can ride out price drop

    OPEC's Secretary General Abdullah El-Badri said its members can ride out a price drop in oil and keep output unchanged.

  • One person was found dead on Friday in a rain-swollen flood-control channel in the Orange County town of Garden Grove, which could mark the third storm-related fatality on the West Coast since Thursday. The Ventura County Fire Department said its personnel responded to 37 calls for assistance due to flooding and a second-story balcony collapsed in the Los...

  • SeaWorld ousts CEO   Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 4:05 PM ET
    SeaWorld ousts CEO

    Details on SeaWorld's management changes, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Mark Cuban plays 'Would you rather?'   Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 5:30 PM ET
    Mark Cuban plays 'Would you rather?'

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tells CNBC's Melissa Lee which stock he would rather invest in.