Top News & Analysis South Dakota

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- The chairman of the U.S. Senate committee that oversees auto safety issues wrote Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday, asking the automaker to brief the committee on a fatal May 7 crash involving its Autopilot software. Senator John Thune, a South Dakota Republican who heads the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and...

  • A 'Now Hiring' sign is displayed during a Job News USA career fair at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

    Wonder which states created the most employment over the past 10 years? CNBC has graded all 50 states to come up with the list.

  • South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard

    South Dakota has the lowest unemployment rate in the US, says Gov. Daugaard, for good reason: Low taxes, low costs and lack of red tape.

  • Top States South Dakota

    The Mount Rushmore State has carved a solid reputation for business friendliness, but technology and innovation are an uphill climb.

  • *Most-active Chicago corn hits lowest since May 20. SINGAPORE, June 23- Chicago corn slid for a fourth session on Thursday with the market hitting its lowest in more than a month as widespread rains across the U.S. Thunderstorms were reported over parts of South Dakota, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois, bringing bursts of heavy rainfall totalling more than 2 inches per...

  • SINGAPORE, June 23- Chicago corn slid for a fourth session on Thursday with the market hitting its lowest in more than a month as widespread rains across the U.S. *Thunderstorms were reported over parts of South Dakota, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois, bringing bursts of heavy rainfall totalling more than 2 inches per hour in spots. Commodity funds were net sellers of...

  • *FCC's net neutrality rules put in place last year. *FCC head hails a "victory for consumers and innovators". In siding with the FCC, the court treated the internet like a public utility and opened the door to further government internet regulations.

  • In siding with the FCC, the court treated the internet like a public utility and opened the door to further government internet regulations. Opponents of the regulations said the FCC exceeded its authority and condemned the ruling as an endorsement of investment-chilling public-utility regulation. But Senator John Thune, a South Dakota Republican who...

  • CHICAGO, June 8- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures jumped 3.4 percent to their highest in nearly two years on Wednesday as forecasts for hot temperatures to hit key growing U.S. regions stoked fears of damage to nascent crops, traders said. "The weather is mostly dry this week, but now meteorologists are wrestling over how much rain we will see the middle of next...

  • Mark Cuban and Donald Trump

    Billionaire Mark Cuban unleashes a new barrage against Donald Trump on Twitter.

  • CHICAGO, June 8- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures jumped 3 percent to their highest in nearly two years on Wednesday as forecasts for hot temperatures to hit key growing U.S. regions stoked fears of damage to nascent crops, traders said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced spot soybean sales for three days in a row, highlighting the problems that...

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton is now all but guaranteed to become the first female major party presidential nominee.

  • Presidential Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton and United States President Barack Obama

    Obama also spoke with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, thanking him "for energizing millions of Americans."

  • Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, presidential candidates

    "Make America great again" has a coded meaning, Hillary Clinton said Tuesday night.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at The Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, U.S. May 2, 2016.

    "We welcome you with open arms," Donald Trump said to Bernie Sanders supporters.

  • Children lying in the street cool off in the water from a fire hydrant August 1, 2006 in New York City.

    Record temperatures, drought, rain and La Nina: NOAA's Climate Prediction Center has been issuing outlooks for what lies ahead this summer.

  • 14M Americans to face violent thunderstorms

    Meteorologists say residents face threats of high-intensity winds, large hail, and tornadoes.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 18- Evacuees who fled a wildfire in northern Alberta two weeks ago will learn on Wednesday when they may be allowed to return home, as the blaze continued to shutter oil production north of Fort McMurray. More than 90,000 evacuated from Fort McMurray and the surrounding area on May 3 and 4 as a huge wildfire hit the city in the heart of Canada's...

  • *Sweet Pembina crude at $0.75/ bbl premium to WTI. NEW YORK, May 18- In a sign the massive Alberta wildfire is taking a toll on oil transport, Canadian crude exports to the United States dropped 12 percent last week, while another blend of Canadian sweet crude oil rallied as concerns grow about supply. Hot and dry weather and strong winds were expected to push the...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- Johnson& Johnson will keep aruging in court that its talc-based powders are safe, an outside lawyer who has defended the company in lawsuits said, even after losing two multimillion-dollar verdicts to plaintiffs who alleged that J&J Baby Powder and Shower to Shower caused ovarian cancer. Two talc lawsuits are scheduled for trial this fall, one in...