There were sharp decreases among uninsured people in Texas and California, but the rate among Hispanics continues to be relatively high.» Read More
Advisors can appeal to an increasingly diverse consumer base by learning how to embrace cultural differences and hone interpersonal skills with distinctive groups.
CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
After yesterday's tornado activity, more are expected on Tuesday in Texas and Arkansas, reports Alex Wallace, The Weather Channel.
There was little indication that the Texas facility that had a massive explosion on Thursday posed a danger to the community, according to evaluations by oversight groups.
Officials in Texas fear the death toll will rise as they search the rubble of a fertilizer plant devastated by an earthquake-size explosion. The blast also leveled dozens of homes.
NBC's Chris Sadeghi reports the latest developments in the search and rescue operations in Texas.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports the latest details on yesterday's deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas. And, a look at how the fertlizer stocks are reacting today, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.
NBC's David Scott shows cell phone video of a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas that has killed up to 15 people and injured hundreds.
Today, at a Texas community college, at least 14 people were hurt in a stabbing spree; and families of Newtown victims are pushing for federal gun laws. Lars Larson, The Lars Larson Show host; Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; and Vin Weber, Former Mitt Romney senior advisor, discuss.
The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.
Lawmakers in the Lone Star State are proposing the creation of a depository that would allow the state to store gold at its own facility. Will it work and could other states do the same? Jim Rickards, Tangent Capital, weighs in.
Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, while heavy snow in Colorado and Kansas delayed flights and shut down part of Interstate-70. A crash involving up to 50 vehicles closed part of Interstate-25 near Loveland, Colorado, north of Denver.
NBC News and CNBC look at the implications US energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.
Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!
The buzz at the South by Southwest festival is all about the gadgets: computers controlled by the wave of a hand, cool new cameras and more.
As U.S. authorities grapple with how to regulate the use of unarmed drones in U.S. skies, a small network of police, first responders and experts is already flying unmanned aircraft.
The Keystone XL oil pipeline got a boost after the U.S. State Department said it would not likely change the rate at which Canada's oil sands are produced.
Median-income families in only one major U.S. city actually can afford to buy a new car, a new study finds.
Most homeowners use personal savings to pay for renovations, but borrowing makes sense when the updates will pay you back.
Metropolitan areas in Texas saw the fastest economic growth as the recovery took hold in 2011, according to federal data released Friday.