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  • Then came word that two Republican senators not at the dinner- Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas- had announced their opposition to the healthcare proposals put forward by party leaders in the Senate. He called 49 Republican senators over to the White House for lunch and a scolding on Wednesday, telling them they needed to settle their differences and...

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Facebook's plans for New Mexico now call for a half-billion-dollar investment and a data center that will span an area equal to 17 football fields. The governor praised the announcement, saying Facebook is among the state's key partners as it works to diversify its economy. Facebook broke ground on the first building in October.

  • President Donald Trump has invited Senate Republicans to the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed for a second time. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced earlier Tuesday that the Senate would move ahead on a straight-up repeal vote early next week. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump declared Tuesday it's time to "let Obamacare fail" after the latest GOP health care plan crashed and burned in the Senate, a stunning failure for the president, Republican leader Mitch McConnell and a party that has vowed for years to abolish the law. This time, it was three GOP women— Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying a new health care strategy after the "repeal and replace" measure failed. McConnell says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing defeat on his "Obamacare" replacement, says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill.

  • WASHINGTON— The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to the legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas left the Republican Party's long-promised efforts to get rid of President...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing defeat on his "Obamacare" replacement, says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill. McConnell says that in the coming days, the Senate will consider the House-passed bill, with the first order of business a repeal of Obamacare with a two-year delay. Trump tweeted his message Monday night after two more GOP...

  • WASHINGTON— The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to the legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas left the Republican Party's long-promised efforts to get rid of President...

  • WASHINGTON— Good news for seniors: Millions of Americans who rely on Social Security are projected to receive their biggest payment increase in years this January. The trustees who oversee Social Security and Medicare released their 2018 projections Thursday, along with their annual warning about the long-term financial problems of the federal...

  • *OPEC sees lower demand for its oil in 2018, points to surplus. *OPEC production up 393,000 bpd in June, led by Libya, Nigeria. NEW YORK, July 12- Oil futures rose, maintaining some gains from earlier in the day, as a report showing hefty drawdowns in U.S. crude inventories was offset by data pointing to lackluster gasoline demand.

  • Top states for business

    In its 11th annual ranking, CNBC unveils the top 10 states for business in America in 2017. Can you guess the state that leads the league?

  • Job seekers job fair

    US unemployment has fallen to levels not seen since the turn of the millennium. See which states are adding jobs and growing their economy.

  • Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, second from left, and GE chairman and former CEO Jeff Immelt, at podium, break ground for new GE headquarters. May 8, 2017

    Massachusetts had the most impressive jump, while Wyoming suffered the biggest drop, in the 2017 CNBC Top States for Business ranking.

  • Construction workers pour concrete as part of a bridge expansion project in California.

    These 10 states have the best infrastructure in America, from roads and bridges to railways, ports, airports and utilities.

  • President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Treasury official Randal Quarles to be the Federal Reserve's top banking regulator, the White House said on Monday. Quarles currently runs a private investment firm that he founded, the Cynosure Group, from Salt Lake City, Utah. In an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal in March 2016, Quarles and Lawrence...

  • NEW YORK, July 7- The U.S. economy continues to churn out jobs and grow at a steady pace, with investment and consumer confidence both healthy and only moderate signs of risk in financial markets, the U.S. Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semiannual report to Congress. JIM PAULSEN, CHIEF INVESTMENT STRATEGIST AT THE LEUTHOLD GROUP IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA: I...

  • Amazon.com to create 1,500 full-time jobs at its first Utah fulfillment center

    Amazon announced it will be creating 1,500 full-time jobs at its Salt Lake City, Utah fulfillment center on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, July 3- Two high-level quantitative researchers have left BlackRock Inc as the world's largest asset manager embarks on an ambitious effort to engineer a high-tech revolution within its stockpicking business. Michael Lemmon, a former University of Utah finance professor and a senior researcher within BlackRock's quantitative Scientific...

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.