Royal Dutch Shell abandoned an Arctic drilling campaign off the coast of Alaska and is preparing to take billions of dollars in writedowns.
The race to claim stakes in the melting Arctic is heating up. That’s because a quarter of the world’s energy reserves are at play.
Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said.
The slowdown in China's economy will have a wide impact on U.S. regions, with West Coast states more heavily reliant on Chinese exports.
President Barack Obama on Monday issued a global call for urgent action to address climate change, saying the U.S. would rally the world to counter it. The NYT reports.
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.
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.
From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what set these locales back to make them the bottom 10.
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.