The Connecticut Senate approved raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2017, the same rate the president wants for the federal minimum wage.
After gallons of crude oil gushed from the Exxon Valdez and soiled Alaskan's grounds, oil spill responders fear that another disaster is looming.
US mutual funds with heavy exposure to Puerto Rico bonds have sold off some of the cash-strapped island's debt.
Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.
Everyone in Norway became a theoretical crown millionaire on Wednesday in a milestone for the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund.
MGM Grand CEO Jim Murren sat down with CNBC to discuss a broad range of opportunities and challenges facing the gaming industry.
The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies to name a CEO to run its health insurance marketplace.
A group of Ohio car dealerships has become the latest group to sue Tesla over its direct-to-consumer business model.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick talks about his trade mission in Asia, and the need to connect with the region.
A Massachusetts mayor wants to save Berkshire's old HQ, but Warren Buffett isn't interested.
Despite high tax rates, states like New York and California remain alluring to the wealthy, topping the list of newly created multimillionaires.
New data on the population of millionaires suggest little connection between tax rates and a state's population of millionaires.
The use of eminent domain to halt foreclosures is still only a threat, and rather than helping the housing market, it may cause damage.
Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies, the FBI warned.
U.S. technology companies may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal takes a toll.
Tea party candidates in the 2014 congressional elections will try to unseat Republican incumbents they say aren't conservative enough.
Same-sex couples seeking a divorce face a complicated legal ride due to differences among the states in their laws concerning gay relationships.
Massachusetts Treasurer Steven Grossman has been getting the state's finances in order—his own are another matter. Grossman may owe more than $500,000 in back taxes.
New England cable news' Kathryn Sotnik reports on a shark that was spotted about 200 yards from the beach in Cape Cod. George Breen, pilot with Cape Cod Shark Hunters, discusses how his crew tracks and tags great whites.
British aviation investigators identified an emergency beacon made by Honeywell International as a likely source of last week's blaze on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner and called for it to be turned off, spurring a rally in Boeing shares.