New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has been held in contempt of court on Friday, The Times-Picayune reported.» Read More
LAS VEGAS, Aug 24- President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for greater renewable energy adoption, announcing fresh financial incentives for solar power development and use. The steps include an additional $1 billion in loan guarantees for new research projects and near-term savings for homeowners using renewable energy. The moves are part of...
A U.S. court said BP deserves the right to appellate review of some damage claims awarded in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Former Dow CEO Andrew Liveris is accused of using his position to finance his lifestyle and boosting a charity that burnished his fame in Greece.
New York real estate scion Robert Durst's HBO finale would likely be admissible evidence in a murder trial, legal experts said on Monday.
NBC News' Jay Gray reports on the big business of Mardi Gras from New Orleans, despite colder weather this year.
Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO & president, discusses Marriott's new hotel brand designed to attract young, design conscience, tech-enabled travelers to urban properties. The new hotel is in New Orleans.
The Louisiana state health department wants doctors who treated Ebola patients to keep away from an upcoming tropical disease conference.
At a dinner for media, McDonald's offered fine cuisine dishes as part of a campaign to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthy food.
Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.
A new Virginia-based airline will charge for overhead bin space, as well as all on-board beverages.
Reviving the name of an old low-cost airline, PEOPLExpress aims to offer service on routes that have disappeared amid consolidation.
One of the oldest galvanizers in the United States accused Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, the LME and metal warehouse operators of conspiring since 2010 to manipulate the U.S. zinc price.
You knew about the music and food already, but the tech industry might be in the process of shaking up the economy of New Orleans.
PayPal said Saturday that Rakesh Agrawal has left following a series of late-night tweets that among other things, insulted other PayPal executives.
Nearly nine years later, the city of New Orleans is about 80 percent recovered from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, Mayor Mitch Landrieu told CNBC on Friday.
What you have now is a much more entrepreneurial spirit, say Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans mayor, discussing the revitalization of the Big Easy.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin heads to the bayou to feed marshmallows to alligators.
Eileen Nugent, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Robert Spatt, , Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, discuss go-shop deals in the M&A environment and the latest LBO buzz from New Orleans.
It's been a robust 12 months of mergers and buyouts. Here's an inside look at four high-profile deals from Facebook-WhatsApp to Warren Buffett's involvement with Heinz.
Airpnp, based on the very successful Airbnb, is a site that allows people to rent out their bathrooms. Is this for real?