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  • File photo of a tornado in Milsap, Texas.

    Texas and Oklahoma were bracing Monday for a second round of severe storms and hail the size of tennis balls, reports NBC News.

  • JACKSON, Miss., April 6- Executives of several major U.S. corporations urged Mississippi on Wednesday to repeal a new state law that allows businesses to deny wedding services to same-sex couples on religious grounds. The measure, which also permits employers to cite principles of faith in setting workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom access,...

  • Companies like International Business Machines Corp and Herbalife International Inc used Twitter to criticize a North Carolina measure targeting transgender bathrooms and a Mississippi' religious freedom' law allowing people to deny wedding services to gay couples. Several technology executives also criticized a Mississippi bill allowing people...

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is the latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • Mississippi gov. signs religious beliefs law

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports PayPal has canceled its move into North Carolina, and Mississippi's governor has signed the religious beliefs law which allows public and private businesses to refuse service based on the business' religious beliefs.

  • A tornado touches down in Tulsa, Okla., on Wednesday, March 30, 2016.

    Storms brought tornadoes, heavy rain, hail, and flash floods to the Southeast, reports NBC News.

  • The Internal Revenue Service takes it easy when it comes to taxation of Social Security, and many retirees drop into lower tax brackets that help soften the tax bite taken from pensions, IRAs dividends and capital gains. Many states exempt Social Security from taxation, and a handful exempt all retirement income. Wages are the second highest category of taxable...

  • The Internal Revenue Service takes it easy when it comes to taxation of Social Security, and many retirees drop into lower tax brackets that help soften the tax bite taken from pensions, IRAs dividends and capital gains. Many states exempt Social Security from taxation, and a handful exempt all retirement income. Wages are the second highest category of taxable...

  • NYSE Trader looking a screens

    "Halftime Report" report trader Josh Brown is betting on Sanderson Farms and Church & Dwight to spark a rebound in his CNBC Pro model portfolio.

  • Norman Lear

    "Maude" creator Norman Lear can't believe a woman’s right to choose is still under fire. It has a huge impact on their lives and careers.

  • Spring storm to hit Central US

    Possible tornadoes and heavy rain could be headed to some parts of the country.

  • On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that corn planting progress is significantly lagging average pace in the southern Mississippi Delta states, including Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Louisiana's 36 percent falls far short of the 61 percent average and Mississippi has only been able to plant 5 percent of the corn crop compared to an...

  • A man celebrating St. Patrick's Day

    Emergency visits to the dentist skyrocket right after St. Patrick's Day because so many people get their teeth knocked out.

  • Flood problems just beginning in the South

    Forecasters say major river flooding is expected to continue for many days.

  • CHICAGO, March 10- Seniors living in Manhattan spend an average of nearly 25 days a year at doctor visits or at a hospital. The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice recently issued a report card on how the United States provides healthcare to seniors by region. Using Medicare enrollment and claims data from 2012, the report compares...

  • Winners and losers from Tuesday's primaries

    Donald Trump wins over Michigan, while Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset winning his first primary in the state.

  • Tornado touching ground

    A band of thunderstorms might produce tornadoes in the states of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, NBC News reports.

  • Presidential candidates eyeing Michigan

    Voters head to the polls in four states on Tuesday, with Michigan being the biggest prize for both parties.

  • But neighboring Nevada scrapped the policy- prompting solar companies to flee the state. More than 25 of the 40 U.S. states with net metering policies are reconsidering them, according to the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center at North Carolina State University. For most customers, net metering and other incentives are essential to make solar power...