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  • California Fire Line     Friday, 3 May 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    NBC's Aymen Mohyeldin reports that thousands of homes are under threat from wildfires in California.

  • NBC News' Miguel Almaguer reports on wildfire problems in Northern California, and CNBC's Jane Wells says the state has consistently underestimated how much money it will need to fight wildfires.

  • Weather Extremes Leave Parts of US Grid Buckling Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    A police car drives down a tornado-ravaged street March 3, 2012 in Henryville, Indiana. Dozens of people were killed as severe weather and tornados ripped through the South and Midwest on March 02, 2012.

    From highways in Texas to nuclear power plants in Illinois, the concrete, steel and sophisticated engineering that undergird the nation’s infrastructure are being taxed to worrisome degrees by heat, drought and vicious storms, the New York Times reports.

  • Colorado Fires Turn Deadly     Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    The Colorado Springs fire is 25 percent contained, and Peter Madoff pleaded guilty to crimes that allowed his brother Bernie to run his ponzi scheme, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. The Weather Channel's Chris Warren also reports on historic heat across the United States.

  • Colorado Wildfires a Federal Disaster     Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Miguel Almaguer, NBC News, reports the latest detail from the fire zone in Colorado.

  • Raging Colorado Wildfires Force Thousands to Flee Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 11:06 AM ET
    A forest burns during a backburn operation to fight the Wallow Firen in Nutrioso, Arizona.

    Colorado Springs officials say hundreds of homes have been destroyed by a raging wildfire that has encroached on the state's second-largest city and threatened the U.S. Air Force Academy.

  • Chairs: Squawk Takes a Stand     Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" news team weighs in with their perspective on the markets ahead of the opening bell, including a look at the severe drought situation in Colorado and the possible impact on commodity prices.

  • US Aircraft Plant for Airbus: NYT     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 7:25 PM ET

    Airbus plans to build its first U.S. assembly line in Alabama, Arena Pharmaceutical's new anti-obesity drug is set to hit the market early 2013, and Peter Madoff will tentatively plead guilty, reports, CNBC's Brian Shactman and Seema Mody.

  • Nike's Takeover Bid     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 7:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Brad Goode has the details on Nike making a play for competitor, Under Armour.

  • Insurance Industry Grapples With Climate Change Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 9:33 AM ET
    Vehicles are crushed by a collapsed wall at a carpark in Mito city

    To what degree a catastrophic event might be caused by climate change is impossible to measure at this stage, so global warming isn’t being directly priced into insurance premiums.

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    With the ever-growing encroachment of people into formerly rural, wildfire-prone areas you have the recipe for disaster — and a potential opportunity for businesses with products designed to help homeowners cope with the fires.

  • Market Higher Despite Negative News     Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 11:07 AM ET

    What's driving market optimism despite a global wall of worry? Matthew Cheslock, Cohen Capital Group; Michael Sansoterra, RidgeWorth Large Cap Growth Fund; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss.

  • Arizona's Wildfires Rage On     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 2:25 PM ET

    NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports on massive wildfires in Arizona that have scorched more than 782 square miles.

  • Fires Burn in the Southwest     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 10:22 AM ET

    NBC's Miguel Almaguer has the details on the large scale fires burning out west.

  • Arizona Wildfire Latest     Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 9:15 AM ET

    NBC's George Lewis has the update on the concerns the fire may reach power lines and a nearby nuclear power plant.

  • AZ Wildfires May Hit Power Lines     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    NBC's George Lewis and The Weather Channel's Nick Walker have the latest on the raging forest fire in eastern Arizona, now impacting hundreds of thousands of people.

  • Arizona Wildfire Update, June 9, 2011     Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    New video of the wildfires tearing their way through Arizona, and which are now posing a threat to parts of New Mexico.

  • Fire & Heat Spread Across Nation     Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 2:24 PM ET

    A look at blazing hot temps across the country, and massive wild fires in Arizona, with NBC's George Lewis, and The Weather Channel's Heather Tesch.

  • Oil Rich Alberta Province on Fire     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 9:03 AM ET

    Some entire towns in Alberta have been burned to the ground, reports Ted Henley, Alberta's 660News.

  • Wildfires Partner Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET