Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.
CNBC's John Harwood has the state of play on the campaign trail, hours before the voting begins in South Carolina's primary. Also, reaction from the audience when President Obama burst into song at the Apollo Theater in New York City last night.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
In city settings, mansions are less-expected dwellings, especially in densely populated downtown areas. We’ve collected a lineup of them here, including no less than three mansions built on beer fortunes.
Nivea is sponsoring New Years Eve for its fourth consecutive year and the company is also celebrating its 100th anniversary. Sharing insight into the company's strategies and plans behind the big celebration, with Bill Graham, Beiersdorf USA president.
It is the governance of public pension plans that needs to be restructured to assure that pension funds are being appropriately invested and protected.
Robert Johnson at Business Insider has posted a story about young homeless couple living on the streets of New York.
When people lament the cost of college, they’re usually talking about tuition. They often don't think of room and board. Now, there's a list that shows that a bed and three square meals a day aren’t cheap either.
An advertising executive stepping onto an elevator at her Madison Avenue office building became caught as its doors were closing and was dragged as it shot upward, crushing her to death between floors.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on lifted holiday retail sales at drug stores.
Why New York's new tax reform package and California's tax proposal are both unfair.
Who are some professional athlete fathers whose sons followed in their footsteps? Find out!
The Empire State building might become part of a publicly traded real estate firm, according to SEC filings.
Ameriprise Financial examined where consumers are most confident about retirement. Many expressed a nagging sense that they hadn’t saved enough money to keep them afloat. They’re right to worry, but they still have time for corrections.
The Millennial generation is the most entrepreneurial in US history, and we're counting on their success, says guest columnist Scott Gerber
There are no signs that the Occupy Wall Street march is dying, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Immigration policies are turning away high-skilled entrepreneurs from other countries — at a big cost to our economy, says guest columnist Dane Stangler.
More than 90 percent of job creation at venture-backed companies occurs after an IPO. Guest Columnist Terry McGuire looks at ways to get more companies to market.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest details on Occupy Wall Street protestors being booted from Zuccotti Park, in New York City.