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  • Natalie Levine, who worked at the Arizona- based drugmaker from 2013 to 2014, entered her plea in federal court in Hartford, Connecticut, to one count of conspiring to violate a federal anti-kickback statute, U.S. prosecutors said. Federal prosecutors in Boston in December announced charges against six former Insys executives and managers, including Levine's...

  • Top States Worst Infrastructure

    Trump backs a $1 trillion infrastructure plan mixing state and private spending. These 10 crumbling states need it most.

  • 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.

  • These are America's worst states for businesses

    Here's why West Virginia tops the list as the worst state in America for business in 2017.

  • 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.

  • A large 20-foot-deep (6-meter) sinkhole that swallowed two vehicles in North Laurel Canyon Blvd, in Los Angeles, is cordoned-off on February 18, 2017, after a powerful storm hit southern California.

    From sluggish economies to the worst in education and innovation, these states score the lowest among all 50 for business.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • July 3- New Jersey and Maine are grabbing national attention for partial state government shutdowns over budget standoffs between governors and legislators but are not the only states to miss their deadlines for enacting annual spending plans. Illinois, New Jersey, Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin have not...

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- New York State's attorney general and 12 other top state law enforcement officials said on Friday they would mount a vigorous court challenge to any effort to roll back vehicle emission rules by the Trump administration. "In light of the critical public health and environmental benefits the standards will deliver, if EPA acts to weaken or...

  • "In light of the critical public health and environmental benefits the standards will deliver, if EPA acts to weaken or delay the current standards for model years 2022-25, like California, we intend to vigorously pursue appropriate legal remedies to block such action," the state attorneys wrote in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency including...

  • Automakers have met with Trump administration officials in recent months and hope to reach a deal with California and other states on vehicle fuel efficiency standards. "In light of the critical public health and environmental benefits the standards will deliver, if EPA acts to weaken or delay the current standards for model years 2022-25, like California,...

  • President Donald Trump accused his own Justice Department on Monday of watering down his temporary travel ban on people from several predominantly Muslim countries, potentially hurting his case in the Supreme Court on the matter. Trump has presented the measure, which seeks to halt entry to the United States for 90 days for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia,...

  • President Donald Trump appeared to undermine his administration's legal case for a temporary travel ban, assailing the Justice Department on Monday for a revised version of the measure that he called "watered down" and "politically correct." Trump has presented the measure, which seeks to halt entry to the United States for 90 days for people from several...

  • NEW YORK, May 31- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on Wednesday announced plans to introduce flights from three U.S. cities to Rome, increasing the competition U.S. and European carriers face from low-cost rivals on transatlantic flights. The flights, from airports in Newark, New Jersey, Los Angeles and Oakland, California, are the latest instance of low-cost carriers...

  • May 30- U.S. commercial property insurer FM Global has approved to run a European hub in Luxembourg, a move allowing it to issue policies in the European Union and other countries following Britain's decision to leave the bloc, the company said on Tuesday. FM Global's move follows that of U.S. insurer American International Group Inc, which said in March that it...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- U.S. arrests of suspected illegal immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be targeted for immigration violations, according to government data released on Wednesday. The acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

  • "We are writing to request that your agencies investigate whether Carl Icahn violated insider trading laws, anti-market manipulation laws, or any other relevant laws based on his recent actions in the market for renewable fuel credits," the senators said in a letter to the heads of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading...

  • "We are writing to request that your agencies investigate whether Carl Icahn violated insider trading laws, anti-market manipulation laws, or any other relevant laws based on his recent actions in the market for renewable fuel credits," the senators said in a letter to the heads of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading...