Common illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and respiratory conditions are causing more of the increase in deaths.
Lower crude prices are helping lift much of the U.S. economy, but oil-producing regions are getting clobbered.
Some states dependent on energy revenues are facing strained budgets due to low oil prices, according to an S&P report.
The crash in crude prices has blown open a big hole in the budgets of big oil-producing states.
Investors looking for safety in this volatile market should look at these names, two financial experts said Tuesday.
These places get the low marks for their high crime rate, pollution, lack of inclusiveness and the poor health of their citizens.
You'd be surprised at the most affordable places to live in the U.S., thanks to low food prices, great home values and low utility costs.
The Sooner State offers low costs, but an unhealthy environment makes for quality of life that some would sooner do without.
Shares of one energy company have soared on deal news. But now is no time to get greedy, two traders say.
Anheuser-Busch stopped production at its Georgia brewery this week to instead produce drinking water for those affected by deadly floods.
The US is split over right to work laws—literally. Exactly half of the 50 states are right-to-work states—the next will tip the balance.
Severe storms ravaged Texas and Oklahoma over the Memorial Day weekend, leaving a deadly path of destruction in its wake. And last night a tornado struck an oil rig in the Texas Panhandle, injuring three people.
Millions of people in the middle of the country are facing a tornado threat, including some locations recently ravaged by twisters, NBC News reports.
The Weather Channel's Dave Mlkoff takes a look at the damage caused by fierce tornados, and the floods that followed.
After another month of soaring layoffs in the oil patch, recruiters says employers are taking a pause as crude prices recover.
Jim Cramer sees that it's not the direction of the change in the market that freaks people out, it's the velocity. Especially this.
Oklahoma's earthquakes are racking up millions of dollars in damages and unleashing a political and financial maelstrom.
About half the people who received federal money to help pay for their Obamacare insurance will repay some of that money this tax season.
The crash in oil prices has led to huge cuts in investment in spending on new exploration and production.
The former Treasury secretary said regulators should make a priority of addressing the problems of bond market liquidity, brought on by efforts to make institutions safer after the crisis.