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  • WASHINGTON— Americans aren't enthralled with "Obamacare" and they definitely don't like the Republican plans offered in Congress, so what does the public want the government to do about health care? The survey findings from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research indicate a change in public attitudes over the past few months, as concerns...

  • The Burlington Free Press reports People's United Bank took ownership of the former Burlington College property Wednesday for $3.1 million, about $650,000 less than the college has in debts. Burlington College closed last year after struggling under the weight of a $10 million purchase of property and buildings from the Roman Catholic Diocese of...

  • CARSON CITY, Nev.— Two key players in the Republican and Democratic parties in Nevada are teaming up to host a clean-energy talk as the White House abandons a worldwide agreement to curb climate change and states are moving to the forefront of the fight. Brian Sandoval— a bipartisan move as Congress remains gridlocked on health care and other issues.

  • Top States to Live

    Think you live in the best possible place? These states get high marks for low crime, inclusiveness and good health of their citizens.

  • Top States On The Move.

    CNBC reveals the 10 states where you will pay a pretty penny to live and plunk down big bucks for some basic essentials.

  • A City College of New York graduate takes a selfie during the commencement ceremony.

    Here are the states leading in all levels of education, according to CNBC's 2017 Top States for Business report.

  • These are the five most expensive US states

    Living in these states is a blessing and a curse. Prices are sky-high, but the lifestyles can be grand. Here are 2017's five most expensive states to live in.

  • "We will win," said Travis Parks, a Nissan employee and union supporter who lives in Carthage, Mississippi. Nissan managers say they believe a union would be bad for the company, but also say workers are free to choose. Nissan spokeswoman Parul Bajaj said the company will not be passive in the face of the organizing drive, signaling managers will try to dissuade...

  • JACKSON, Miss.— The United Auto Workers filed petitions Monday to force a unionization election at a Nissan plant in Mississippi after a yearslong campaign to build support in a region typically unwelcoming to organized labor. The union has long struggled to organize foreign-owned auto plants across the South, working for years to build support for a vote...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and Secretary Betsy DeVos over the recent suspension of rules that would have swiftly canceled the student-loan debt of people defrauded by Corinthian Colleges Inc and other for-profit schools. Massachusetts, 17 other states and the District of Columbia said...

  • Democratic attorneys general for New York, Maryland, Vermont, Washington, Massachusetts and the District of Columbia filed a motion to intervene in a case environmental and social advocacy groups brought in a federal appeals court on June 5. The EPA has previously said chlorpyrifos, which is sold under a range of brandnames, did not meet safety standards laid...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and Secretary Betsy DeVos over the recent suspension of rules that would have swiftly canceled student-loan debt of people defrauded by Corinthian Colleges Inc and other for-profit schools. Massachusetts, 17 other states and the District of Columbia said in a...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and its secretary, Betsy DeVos, over a recent decision to suspend rules intended to speedily cancel student-loan debt of people defrauded by for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc and others. Massachusetts, 17 other states and the District of Columbia said in a...

  • NEW YORK, June 20- A federal judge on Tuesday faulted the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's apparent "indifference" toward how to distribute money left over from its 2015 settlement with Sprint Corp over unauthorized customer charges. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan nonetheless rejected a request by the attorneys general of...

  • Senator Jeff Flake, one of the Republican Party's most vocal advocates for easing restrictions on U.S. dealings with Cuba, on Friday called on congressional leaders to allow a vote on legislation lifting restrictions on American travel there. "It is time Senate leadership finally allowed a vote on my bipartisan bill to fully lift these archaic restrictions...

  • June 8- Two insurance units of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc have agreed to lower their rates and provide more disclosures to settle claims that they overcharged small business owners in California for workers' compensation coverage. The settlement announced by California's Department of Insurance on Thursday resolves charges that Applied...

  • June 8- Two insurance units of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc have agreed to lower their rates and provide more disclosures to settle claims that they overcharged small business owners in California for workers' compensation coverage. The settlement announced by California's Department of Insurance on Thursday resolves charges that Applied...

  • BOSTON, May 22- A Massachusetts hedge fund manager has been arrested and accused of misappropriating millions of dollars from investors and engaging in a Ponzi-like scheme, U.S. authorities said. Yasuna Murakami, who managed Cambridge, Massachusetts- based MC2 Capital Management LLC, was arrested in Vermont on Saturday and charged in a criminal complaint with...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Wednesday to ensure the United States does not withdraw from a pact that requires countries around the world to lower greenhouse gas emissions in a bid to slow global warming. Vermont Governor Philip Scott and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said a U.S. government decision to remain in the Paris climate accord would...

  • NEW YORK, May 10- Spending half the year in the French countryside seems like a luxurious goal, but Deborah Jacobs, author of "Four Seasons in a Day," figured out a way to make it happen. Jacobs spoke with Reuters about renting out her house to finance travel plans, scoring free airline tickets and reducing home damage. Q: You rented out your home to subsidize your travel...