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  • Sept 3- The U.S. East Coast faces a potential mix of dangerously high winds and heavy rains over the long holiday weekend as Tropical Storm Hermine plowed up the Atlantic Coast on Saturday, leaving a path of destruction in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. "We'll probably stay inside watching movies or going to the movie theater," Joan Whalen told an ABC affiliate...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine wreaked havoc across Florida on Friday, causing widespread power outages and flooding before diminishing into a tropical storm and plowing up the Atlantic Coast into the Carolinas with a still-potent mix of high winds and heavy rains. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in 11 years, Hermine swept ashore early on...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine wreaked havoc across Florida on Friday, knocking out power to nearly 300,000 homes and businesses, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus from pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in 11 years, Hermine came ashore early on Friday near the...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine wreaked havoc across Florida on Friday, knocking out power to nearly 300,000 homes and businesses, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus from pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in 11 years, Hermine came ashore early on Friday near the...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine tore a path of destruction across Florida on Friday, knocking out power for 253,000 customers, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus from pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in more than a decade, Hermine came ashore early on Friday near...

  • TAMPA, Fla., Sept 2- Hurricane Hermine tore a path of destruction across Florida on Friday, knocking out power for 253,000 customers, flooding low-lying areas and raising concerns about the spread of the Zika virus from pools of standing water left behind. The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in more than a decade, Hermine came ashore early on Friday near...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 30- Democrat Elizabeth Warren and 19 other U.S. senators voiced concern to the chief executive of Mylan NV about the high cost of its EpiPen on Tuesday, calling the device used in the case of life-threatening allergies "exorbitantly expensive." Mylan has been under fire for steadily raising the price of the device from about $100 in 2008 to about...

  • Offshore wind in the US

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports from Block Island, Rhode Island on the economics behind the first offshore wind farm in the U.S.

  • HOUSTON, Aug 4- A pact that 15 U.S. states signed to jointly investigate Exxon Mobil Corp for allegedly misleading the public about climate change sought to keep prosecutors' deliberations confidential and was broadly written so they could probe other fossil fuel companies. After numerous filings under sunshine laws, a copy of the agreement was obtained by the...

  • *2nd- qtr adj. profit $1.32/ shr vs. est. CVS boosted its specialty pharmacy business, which provides drugs to people with expensive chronic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, with its $10.1 billion acquisition of Omnicare Inc in August 2015. The Woonsocket, Rhode Island- based company raised full-year adjusted earnings to $5.81- $5.89 per share, from $5.73-...

  • The Woonsocket, Rhode Island- based company raised full-year adjusted earnings to $5.81- $5.89 per share, from $5.73- $5.88 it had expected earlier. CVS boosted its specialty pharmacy business, which provides drugs to people with expensive chronic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, with its $10.1 billion acquisition of Omnicare Inc in August 2015.

  • Bottom states for business reveal

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the bottom states for business in 2016.

  • Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo

    Rhode Island a 'bad' place for business? With GE and Microsoft coming to the state, that reputation is changing, says Gov. Raimondo.

  • Bottom States for Business

    From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what sets these locales back to make them the bottom 10.

  • Top States Most Expensive

    CNBC reveals the priciest places to live in its annual Top States for Business ranking, based on the cost of housing and other essentials.

  • Top States Rhode Island

    This year’s Bottom State for Business, the Ocean State is overflowing with issues, including poor infrastructure and a weak economy.

  • Boats anchored by Newport Bridge in Newport at sunset

    This state ranked last on CNBC's Top States for Business. Will its sweeping changes toward reform move the needle next year?

  • Top States Worst Infrastructure

    America is facing an infrastructure crisis. CNBC reveals which states have the worst roads, bridges, ports, airports and rail lines.

  • NEW YORK, June 21- State budgets finally returned to their pre-recession peaks in fiscal 2016 after eight years, once adjusted for inflation, according to a survey published on Tuesday. Aggregate 50- state general fund spending and revenues have now surpassed the peaks they hit in fiscal 2008, the National Association of State Budget Officers reported in the...

  • June 7- Akamai Technologies Inc and Nortek Inc, which voluntarily disclosed to U.S. prosecutors that their units in China had paid bribes, will not be charged because the U.S. companies turned themselves in, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. For firms under investigation for bribery, a written confirmation from the Justice Department declining to prosecute is...