Top News & Analysis Oklahoma

  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    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.

  • Chicago, Illinois

    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.

  • A worker makes denim jeans in Michigan.

    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.

  • Traffic in Hawaii.

    Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.

  • An engineer and electrician working in Cambridge, Mass., May 23, 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?

  • A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing in Owensboro, Kentucky.

    Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.

  • Sandridge Energy Inc.

    SandRidge Energy's board of directors removed the energy company's founder and chief executive after a months-long struggle with activist investors.

  • An Alpha Oil & Gas crew building a 10-inch gas pipeline near Watford City, N.D.

    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.

  • Oklahoma Tornado Update

    KFOR reports that 1,000 people have been evacuated into a tunnel at Will Rogers Airport, with CNBC¿s Seema Mody.

  • Tornado Hits El Reno

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on a tornado hitting the town of El Reno, just 40 miles West of Oklahoma City.

  • Asteroid to Brush By Earth

    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.

  • Sen. Coburn: We'll Recovery, We'll Rebuild

    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.

  • CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.

  • Oklahoma Tragedy Aftermath

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the clean-up and recovery efforts in the aftermath of a deadly tornado that devastated the Oklahoma City area.

  • A child is rescued from the debris following a devastating tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma.

    Monster. That's what they're calling the tornado that barreled through the Oklahoma City area. Here are heartbreaking scenes.

  • Cars are piled up after a devastating tornado hits Moore, Oklahoma are marked with with spray paint after they were searched for victims.

    Once the dust settles and the victims have been accounted for, Moore, Okla., will begin the gargantuan task of rebuilding itself. It's a task that will take billions of dollars in federal and state aid, insurance claims and charitable donations, the CSM reports.

  • CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.

  • Nation Focused on Oklahoma

    NBC's Erika Gonzalez reports on the aftermath of the Oklahoma tragedy. Meanwhile Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), shares his views on the IRS scandal in Washington.

  • Oklahoma Gov. We Will Rebuild

    Officials are almost sure the recovery of the missing is almost finished, and many are pulling together to help Oklahoma after the devastating tornado ripped through killing at least 24 people, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.