CHICAGO, Nov 7- Demand for corn to fatten up U.S. cattle is likely to climb in the short term, as ranchers send more breeding females to feedlots to reduce the number of calves coming into supply. The number of heifers heading to commercial feeding pens rose 4 percent in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded a California woman more than $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's attempt to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline near their reservation was denied.
Jill Stein and running mate Ajamu Baraka were charged Wednesday with misdemeanor counts of criminal trespass and criminal mischief.
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 has the lowest unemployment rate in the US, says Gov. Daugaard, for good reason: Low taxes, low costs and lack of red tape.
The Mount Rushmore State has carved a solid reputation for business friendliness, but technology and innovation are an uphill climb.
Billionaire Mark Cuban unleashes a new barrage against Donald Trump on Twitter.
Hillary Clinton is now all but guaranteed to become the first female major party presidential nominee.
Obama also spoke with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, thanking him "for energizing millions of Americans."
"Make America great again" has a coded meaning, Hillary Clinton said Tuesday night.
"We welcome you with open arms," Donald Trump said to Bernie Sanders supporters.
Record temperatures, drought, rain and La Nina: NOAA's Climate Prediction Center has been issuing outlooks for what lies ahead this summer.
Meteorologists say residents face threats of high-intensity winds, large hail, and tornadoes.
Some states are better than others at giving their residents returns on their tax dollars. WalletHub.com takes a look
Bankrate examined a number of measures to determine its latest ranking of the best and worst states for retirees.
The small 'ghost town' town of Swett is listed at $250K.
A new winter storm was plowing toward the Plains and the Great Lakes, threatening to pile as much as a foot of new snow Monday.
A small South Dakota town is up for sale and going for a cheap price, reports The Rapid City Journal.
October may bring a partial government shutdown, which could hit the more than 400 U.S. parks and sites that draw millions each year.