Top News & Analysis New Hampshire

  • ATLANTA— The widow of a slain Georgia police officer hopes to learn more about why his ballistic vest didn't save him from gunshots. Bullets pierced Police Officer Kevin Jordan's back, even though that area of his body was covered by his vest during the 2014 shooting outside a Waffle House in the west Georgia town of Griffin, his wife, Tammy Jordan, and her lawyer...

  • Donald Trump says he saved former Miss Universe Alicia Machado's job by shaming her into losing weight. Trump told Fox News host Bill O'Reilly Wednesday night that he "saved her job because they wanted to fire her for putting on so much weight." Donald Trump wants to know how many Christian conservatives are backing him in Iowa.

  • Organizers welcome supporters at a Clinton watch party at the Strange Brew Tavern in Manchester.

    For some locals in battleground New Hampshire, the quiet start to the Clinton-Trump debate was a surprise.

  • NEW YORK— American Express did not violate antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit card over another and steering consumers to another form of payment, a federal appeals court said Monday. To do so, it said, likely would increase the market shares of Visa and MasterCard at the expense of American Express, whose card members tend...

  • WASHINGTON— Unemployment rates in U.S. presidential swing states, including Florida and North Carolina, mostly fell in August compared with a year ago. But they were up in some hotly contested states, such as Pennsylvania, where the rate jumped to 5.7 percent from 4.9 percent 12 months earlier, according to a report Tuesday from the U.S. Labor Department.

  • PORTLAND, Maine— Maine utility regulators are considering a $500,000 fine against FairPoint Communications for failing to meet minimum service standards for landline customers, but FairPoint contends the standards are both unattainable and unnecessary in the fast-evolving telecom industry. FairPoint, which provides telephone service in Maine, New...

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation seized computers and other material on Friday from Manuel Alfaro, who left his job as executive director of assessment design and development at the College Board in February 2015. The FBI is investigating alleged computer intrusion and theft against an unidentified "victim corporation" involving "confidential or...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 12- The judge overseeing the U.S. Justice Department's bid to stop health insurer Anthem from merging with competitor Cigna said on Friday her goal was to have a ruling by the end of January, later than the Dec. 30 date sought by Anthem. In a brief order issued late on Friday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 12- The judge overseeing the U.S. Justice Department's bid to stop big health insurer Anthem from merging with competitor Cigna said on Friday her goal was to have a ruling by the end of January, later than the Dec. 30 sought by Anthem. The Justice Department filed lawsuits on July 21 asking a federal court to stop two huge mergers: Anthem's planned $45...

  • A worker assembles stand mixers on the production line at the Whirlpool Corp. KitchenAid manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio.

    CNBC looks at jobs and wage data to gauge the impact in battleground states in this year's presidential election.

  • HOUSTON, Aug 4- A pact that 15 U.S. states signed to jointly investigate Exxon Mobil Corp for allegedly misleading the public about climate change sought to keep prosecutors' deliberations confidential and was broadly written so they could probe other fossil fuel companies. After numerous filings under sunshine laws, a copy of the agreement was obtained by the...

  • New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan

    New Hampshire isn't stuck in political dysfunction, says Gov. Maggie Hassan. The state's bipartisan success story is good for business.

  • Top States Most Expensive

    CNBC reveals the priciest places to live in its annual Top States for Business ranking, based on the cost of housing and other essentials.

  • Top States New Hampshire

    As a place that’s business-friendly, the Granite State is hard to beat. But the infrastructure here is crumbling.

  • Top States To Live

    These places get high marks for their low crime rate, inclusiveness and the good health of their citizens.

  • Top States Worst Infrastructure

    America is facing an infrastructure crisis. CNBC reveals which states have the worst roads, bridges, ports, airports and rail lines.

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders stand together during a campaign rally where Sanders endorsed Clinton in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S., July 12, 2016.

    Bernie Sanders says he will "do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president."

  • AG Lynch testifies on Clinton email probe

    Rep. Bob Goodlatte, (R-Va.), discusses the decision not to charge Hillary Clinton on emails.

  • GOP gathers in Cleveland

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports preparations are underway in Cleveland for next week's Republican National Convention as the search for vice president heats up.

  • Countdown to veepstakes

    Nan Hayworth, former U.S. Congresswoman (R), and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group founder, discuss Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's platforms and possible running mates.