U.S. News Idaho

  • Toll Brothers said the average price of homes sold increased to $834,300 in the quarter from $789,700 a year earlier, while the number of homes sold rose to 2,224 from 1,820.. The company, which has been building luxury homes for nearly half a century, said it expects to deliver between 1,000 and 1,250 home at an average price of between $750,000 and $780,000 in the...

  • Dec 2- Aixtron SE's takeover by China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund may soon be on the list of deals called off due to increased U.S. regulatory scrutiny. --China's Unisplendour Corp Ltd scrapped a $3.8 billion investment in Western Digital Corp after CFIUS said it would investigate the transaction. --China's Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd abandoned its offer to buy...

  • MADISON, Wis.— A multistate outbreak of salmonella bacteria that is resistant to several drugs has been linked to infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin, according to federal and state health officials. Among the Wisconsin patients, more than 90 percent had direct or indirect contact with dairy bull calves and more than half the illnesses occurred...

  • BOISE, Idaho— It sounds like a big fish story: a plan to create a biodiversity map identifying thousands of aquatic species in every river and stream in the western U.S. But scientists say they're steadily reeling in that whopper and by next summer will have the first Aquatic Environmental DNA Atlas available for the public. Boise- based U.S. Forest Service...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Facebook said on Monday it would partner with 50 broadcast stations, print and online publications for an Election Day live video blitz, as the social media company aims to build on the momentum of its popular Facebook Live video streaming service. While Facebook is not selling ads on the Election Day livestreams, it could generate more visits to...

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- Eleven years ago, media mogul Sumner Redstone declared "the age of the conglomerate is over" as he prepared to split old-school broadcaster CBS from the fast-growing Viacom Inc cable networks and the Paramount film studio. Now, the Redstone family's National Amusements, the controlling shareholder of Viacom and CBS Corp, wants the...

  • Sept 21- ExxonMobil Corp. has agreed to pay $12 million to Montana and the U.S. government to restore natural resources damaged or destroyed by a pipeline rupture in 2011 that spilled oil into the Yellowstone River, according to a settlement proposed on Wednesday. ExxonMobil Pipeline Company's Silvertip pipeline burst July 1, 2011 at a crossing beneath the...

  • Yellow taxi cabs line up outside the Delta Terminal at LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York.

    Driverless car technology will also be a disaster for the millions of Americans who work as long-haul truckers, bus drivers or cab drivers.

  • VICTOR, Idaho, July 15- Dennis Lockhart became president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in early 2007, with the economy still enjoying the steady growth and low unemployment of the "great moderation" and the U.S. central bank confident it could keep that rolling. Nearly a decade later the Fed has had to trash its playbook in the wake of a severe financial...

  • A 'Now Hiring' sign is displayed during a Job News USA career fair at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

    Wonder which states created the most employment over the past 10 years? CNBC has graded all 50 states to come up with the list.

  • Idaho Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter

    Idaho is experiencing a jobs boom, leading the US in payroll growth in the past year, and it's just getting started, says Gov. Butch Otter.

  • Top States Cheapest

    You'll be surprised at the most affordable places to live in the U.S., thanks to low food prices, great home values and low utility costs.

  • Top States Idaho

    Low costs and friendly regulation make the Gem State sparkle. But the education system badly needs polish.

  • Tech & media moguls meet at Sun Valley

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin on the latest from the annual Sun Valley conference.

  • Froman, in a Bloomberg Television interview, also said that it may be possible for Britain, once it separates from the European Union, to join the 12- country U.S.- and Japan-led Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. "We're certainly going to want to do whatever we can to deepen our relationship with the UK and as well as with the EU, and ultimately that could mean...

  • Tech & media moguls meet at Sun Valley

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from the annual Sun Valley conference with the latest buzz, including chatter on the sexual harassment case against Roger Ailes and the Viacom saga.

  • Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump continue to face stiff challenges on the road to their parties' conventions.

  • Brewery worker examining beer in beaker. Craft breweries continue to grow.

    Demand from craft beer brewers led to an 11 percent increase in U.S. hop production in 2015 compared to the previous year.

  • Winter storm warnings were already in place on Monday in Montana, northern Idaho and eastern Washington.

  • Dick Fuld ranch

    An Idaho ranch owned by former Lehman CEO Dick Fuld sold for more than $20 million, becoming the most expensive property ever sold at auction.