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Parents might not recognize E. Robert Kinney by name, but they owe him a debt of gratitude for popularizing what might be the only kind of fish their kids will eat.
President Obama on Thursday named White House budget official Daniel Werfel the new acting IRS commissioner.
The food supply is under siege from a blitz of man-made hazards, from arsenic-laced chicken to dying bee colonies, and some favorites may someday vanish from the plate.
Wall Street's stocks-are-cheap meme looks as if it will start coming under stress if what Citigroup calls a "profitless rally" continues.
It would take a perfect storm, but there are worries the current economic boom for farmers could turn into a bust. The issue is how much debt farmers take on.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region contracted in May as new orders fell to their lowest level in almost a year, a survey showed on Thursday.
Thursday's economic reports featured mostly bad news, with housing starts plunging and jobless claims rising while inflation remained under control.
Rep. Charles Boustany tells CNBC he's confident Congress will follow the "paper trail" to hold to account those responsible for the IRS' targeting of conservative nonprofit groups.
Bloomberg has quietly launched a wealth management company, putting it in competition with its biggest terminal customers.
Feeling lucky? Well, no one won Wednesday night's $360 million Powerball lottery, and the jackpot for Saturday's drawing is soaring.
The Bloomberg uproar highlights the uncertain and rapidly changing ethical landscape facing companies that, like Bloomberg, are reinventing the news business.
Thursday's markets will navigate data on jobs, housing and inflation, but traders may be most interested in something else.
Big investors are reporting their quarterly holdings, offering a glimpse into what some of the big fish were buying and selling during the first quarter.
AIG has refocused on its core businesses of insurance and underwriting, putting the financial crisis in the rear-view mirror, CEO Robert Benmosche tells CNBC.
Americans are driving less, waiting longer to get licensed and are increasingly turning to alternatives to driving such as mass transit or car-sharing programs. NBC News reports.
As American defense companies prepare to feel the ill effects of the sequester on their bottom lines, the companies are increasingly looking to court new customers abroad.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner suggesting jail time over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
The 10-year Treasury is facing a huge drop in yield and a flight from risk, one analysis showed.
The world's top search engine announced the music streaming service, which has built-in features to help users discover new music, at its annual developers conference in San Francisco.
The Obama administration's plan to expand natural gas exports makes sense, and its price shouldn't be kept artificially low, T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.
A mystery tech billionaire has just purchased the most valuable life insurance policy ever. It's worth $201 million.
A lot of people think of it as an Old Boys Club but the truth is, Wall Street likes to hire 'em young, says former trader Raj Mahal.
Ron Insana is seeing very concrete signs of economic improvement around the US — and that's good news for the market.
Sophie Miller, Boston University College Republicans; Alex Smith, College Republican National Committee chair; Michael Maisel, New York University student Democrat, provide perspective on millennial enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.
How to play geopolitical uncertainties, with John Rutledge, Safanad chief investment strategist; Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories; and Zane Brown, Lord Abbett.
NBC's Tom Costello reports the latest details on the missing Malaysia Flight 307. The Indian Ocean is the newest focus for the missing plane.