Durham, North Carolina is teeming with startups and local small businesses, undergoing an entrepreneurial revival in recent years.» Read More
Maryland routinely ranks behind Virginia and North Carolina in CNBC's "Top States for Business" study because of a poor showing in these two areas, says Larry Hogan, chairman of Change Maryland.
Behold the Taghkanic House, presiding over a gentleman’s farm in upstate New York’s Hudson Valley, a two-hour drive from New York City.
As the world gets more crowded and landfills fill up more of the land, people are looking for ways to build homes using fewer raw materials and more repurposed old materials.
The presidential campaigns and their allies are zeroing in mainly on nine swing states, bombarding them with commercials in the earliest concentration of advertising in modern politics, The New York Times reports.
With Mitt Romney expected to coast to victory in three GOP presidential primaries, Indiana Senator Richard Lugar's re-election fight is the highest-profile contest in four states.
Until recently, Henry River Mill Village in Hildebran, N.C., was deserted and mostly forgotten. That all changed when The Hunger Games cast and crew descended upon North Carolina last summer to shoot the movie.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Apple's plan to "green" its image by building a powerful data center that could potentially draw 10-15 percent of its power from solar energy.
This collection features the habitations of performers from rock to pop and beyond. We’ve got two glamorous homes associated with 'American Idol,' and two not-to-be-believed properties in New York.
While some homeowners see their abodes as shelter from the elements, others want to embrace nature and invite it inside.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
The start-up boom means there are more freshly minted millionaires looking to manage their wealth. And Wall Street firms are happy to help, for a fee. The New York times reports.
Building a house is a mysterious process that is mostly left to professionals. But for some homeowners, buying and in some cases assembling, a prefabricated home holds appeal.
Despite continuing economic troubles, more Americans are planning to travel this holiday season. The following top 10 busiest cities are those that have the highest percentage of flights during the holidays.
Check out the 10 most expensive college towns, ranked from the least to the most expensive, including two towns from the same state university system.
Loss estimates from Hurricane Irene continued to fall and ratings agencies said insurers would have no problem with claims, helping boost insurance industry shares Wednesday.
Hurricane Irene had long since passed, but a lot of people who were hoping to get on airplanes as airports in the Northeast reopened Monday were not going anywhere anytime soon, reports the New York Times.
Get ready for a bunch of demand-side economists to tell you that the post-Hurricane Irene rebuilding phase is actually a good thing for future economic growth. But don’t believe it. Who has it right?
There is no question that Hurricane Irene will have an impact on quarterly results, Dave Berger, president and CEO of JetBlue Airways, told CNBC Monday.
As the rain has moved past New York City and Long Island and wind gusts have subsided, it seems to me that we can learn some things from the experience that relate to the government's current handling of the economy.
Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.