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  • Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton came under heavy criticism in a debate on Saturday for her 2003 vote backing the U.S. invasion of Iraq, with rival Bernie Sanders linking it to regional chaos that aided the rise of Islamic State militants. The day after a series of bomb and gun attacks that killed at least 129 people in Paris, Sanders...

  • Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton was criticized in a debate on Saturday for her 2003 vote backing the U.S. invasion of Iraq, with rival Bernie Sanders linking it to regional chaos that aided the rise of Islamic State militants. "I would argue that the disastrous invasion of Iraq, something that I strongly opposed, unraveled the region...

  • Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton came under early criticism in a debate on Saturday for her 2003 vote backing the U.S. invasion of Iraq, with Bernie Sanders linking it to regional chaos that aided the rise of Islamic State militants. The day after a series of deadly bomb and gun attacks that killed at least 129 people in Paris, Sanders said...

  • BOSTON, Nov 13- Maine Governor Paul LePage on Friday said building high-voltage transmission lines from eastern Canada will be key to helping New England cut its soaring electricity costs, which he said had driven out businesses and cost the region jobs. "There's a better future for New England if we open the door to Quebec," he said at the New England-Canada...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday proposed a $30 billion plan to help displaced workers in coal-producing areas find new jobs and continue receiving health benefits as the country shifts to using renewable energy and more natural gas. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, her chief rival for the Democratic nomination, has tacked...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 10- Thousands of protesters took to the streets across the U.S. on Tuesday to demand a $15- an-hour minimum wage and union rights for fast food workers, a campaign intended to attract support from national political candidates ahead of the 2016 elections. Organizers said thousands of low-wage workers walked off their jobs in some 270 cities across...

  • Customers shop the produce aisle at a Kroger grocery store in Louisville, Kentucky.

    A food fight is under way in Congress that could decide whether genetically engineered food products are labeled using a new national standard.

  • A New York City police officer at the 4th of July fireworks.

    The nation is a patchwork of laws when it comes to regulating fireworks. Still, legality seems to have little to do with people injuring themselves.

  • Top States 2015 Quality of Life

    Locales that have the lowest crime rates, good health systems and an inclusive society ranked highest in CNBC's annual survey.

  • n abandoned, graffiti-covered home stands adjacent to occupied properties in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.

    From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what set these locales back to make them the bottom 10.

  • Hawaii

    The 10 costliest states to live in may surprise you. These places put hefty price tags on real estate, utility bills, gas and food prices.

  • Top States: Vermont

    Quality of life is lush in the Green Mountain State. Education is strong, but business capital is not following a trail there.

  • Moving van

    A CNBC analysis shows that many states with the highest per capita in taxes are also seeing the most net migration to lower-tax states.

  • Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders greets guests at Drake University on June 12, 2015.

    Seventy-five percent of national Democratic primary voters polled say Hillary Clinton is their first choice vs. 15 percent for Bernie Sanders.

  • Prison breaks by the numbers

    CNBC's Eric Chemi looks at how often prison breaks actually happen.

  • Hannah Newberg outside the restaurant where she works in Holyoke Mass.

    Millions of young Americans are finding hard work is no longer enough to reach economic stability, reports NBC News.

  • Emergency dental visits spike day after St Patty's

    According to data provided to CNBC, emergency visits to the dentist skyrocket by 64 percent across the country on the day after St. Patrick's Day.

  • Jonathan Gruber

    A audit found "questionable billing practices" by economist Jonathan Gruber, who was consulting on a revamp of Vermont's health-care system.

  • Winter Weather U.S.

    A fragmented winter storm was forecast to bring more snow to the Carolinas and Rocky Mountains, NBC News reports.

  • Ron Read

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy breaks down the story of the late Vermont janitor who moonlighted as a stock-picker.