An estimated 27 percent of US public high schools will not have any sports by the year 2020 if current trends continue, reports one group.» Read More
"We are a team, we come together to try to win, we are not winning for our country" says Rick Pitino, Louisville men's basketball coach, comparing our government to sports. We are like "2 different countries fighting against each other" he adds.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Sen. Mitch McConnell, (R-KY), faces a tough political fight in his home state of Kentucky against tea party challenger, Matt Bevin.
New York and Illinois court rulings on 'Amazon taxes' may head to the U.S. Supreme Court to settle questions about the taxing online retail sales.
Police in Kentucky are looking into the theft of about $26,000 worth of rare Pappy Van Winkle bourbon from a distillery in an apparent inside job.
Warren Buffett says it's hard to find value in this market. You know where Mario Gabelli finds value? In bourbon! Here are his plays.
New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.
New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.
Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.
Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
When we launched Top States for Business in 2007, North Dakota was nowhere on the list. Now it's growth and employment numbers are the envy of the nation.
The U.S. Senate is preparing to cast the first votes in the full Senate on a landmark bill that offers the best chance in decades to remake the nation's immigration system.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.
CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
On the eve of the 139th Kentucky Derby, Brian Shactman talks to Churchill Downs' CEO Robert Evans about racing and revenues.
International travel usually ranges from $8,000 to $30,000, depending on the number of horses. Yet, some owners do whatever is wanted and needed to get the horse to the race.
A look at the early favorites to watch in the Kentucky Derby this year, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.
CNBC's Brian Shactman is at the home of Saturday's Kentucky Derby, where Brown-Forman has cooked up a mint julep with a $1,000 price tag. Tim Laird, Brown-Forman's "Chief Entertaining Officer" makes one for Brian and explains what makes it so expensive.