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Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
Western landowners are crying foul as they go through easement negotiations with energy giant TransCanada over the Keystone XL pipeline.
A Washington D.C. judge declined to grant an injunction sought by a group of individuals and small businesses who claim Obamacare subsidies are unlawful.
With the federal government pushing toward a budget default, big business groups are worried they have lost sway over the GOP majority in the House.
Twenty-two U.S. governors make over $140,500 a year, and they've been investing in some impressive digs. Click ahead to take a peek at the homes of some top-paid governors.
New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.
New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.
Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.
Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
SandRidge Energy's board of directors removed the energy company's founder and chief executive after a months-long struggle with activist investors.
When we launched Top States for Business in 2007, North Dakota was nowhere on the list. Now it's growth and employment numbers are the envy of the nation.
KFOR reports that 1,000 people have been evacuated into a tunnel at Will Rogers Airport, with CNBC¿s Seema Mody.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on a tornado hitting the town of El Reno, just 40 miles West of Oklahoma City.
On Friday, an asteroid is going to make a close brush by Earth, at about 3.5 million miles away. reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
President Obama will meet with families affected by the Tornado in Oklahoma on Sunday. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) shares his appreciation for the leadership in his state that has risen amidst tragedy.