The federal government gave Royal Dutch Shell the permit it needs to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast.
A look at the top 10 big spenders on state tourism promotion, and how popular they actually are with American vacationers.
Authorities in Alaska are reporting a high number of ongoing wildfires that are posing a new threat to homes.
From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what set these locales back to make them the bottom 10.
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.
The Last Frontier has a ready workforce and a welcoming regulatory climate. But falling oil prices have fouled the economy.
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.
Civil asset forfeitures have gone up in recent years, and in this report we break down how many asset seizures were valued over $1 million.
President Obama approved oil drilling in the waters of the Arctic. Discussing the exploration in Alaska, with Marvin Odum, Shell Oil president.
William Shatner is planning a Kickstarter campaign to raise $30 billion dollars to help solve California's drought problem, according to Yahoo.
There's "something wrong" with considering lifting oil sanctions on Iran, but not the U.S. ban on exporting domestic crude, oilman Harold Hamm says.
For some criminals, every day is April Fools' Day. NBC News reports.
A recent study by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index was recently released listing the highest and lowest ranking states in the US, CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports.
The economics surrounding a certain commodity can be a game changer for city officials in the snow belt. And it's sitting on your dinner table.
Moody's Investors Service is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for some of its mortgage ratings, according to a report.
Scientists recently discovered radioactive water off the coast of Canada, but Alaska has not yet detected any radiation from Fukushima.
Discussing the overall state of the cruise industry, and the opening in the Northwest passage, with Edie Rodriguez, Crystal Cruises president & COO.
Oil's drop in price is affecting states across the country in different ways, but Alaska's hit has been the hardest.
Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday cut Alaska's outlook to negative from stable, citing the recent oil price weakness.
Some of the nation's top oil states are showing early signs of a slowdown as a result of the plunge in crude prices.