WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities.
For a special few, a house is a blank canvas on which to paint their personality, a stage for their creativity including tributes to television shows, movies, superheroes and sports.
Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
Location, prestige, academic reputation, and tuition are major factors for students in the college-selection process, but post-graduation salary is something rarely taken into consideration. Click to learn more.
Mitt Romney said "There are 47 percent of the people who pay no income tax." Who are these people, and why are they exempt? Click to see which states have the highest number of people who pay no federal income tax.
Which locations have Wall Street companies chosen for their mid-level operations? Read ahead to find out.
The victory of Ted Cruz in Texas shows the Tea Party is very much alive in the drive for GOP control of the Senate, portending a potential shake-up in the mind-set of the chamber, The New York Times reports.
Who are some of these white collar fugitives and what did they do to attract the FBI’s attention? Find out.
Bounties for women fugitives range up to $1 million. Read on to learn what some of these women did…and see if any of them look familiar.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports which U.S. state came in last in CNBC's annual ranking of the "Top State for Business."
CNBC's Scott Cohn and Eamon Javers offer insight on the state of the business climate for three key political swing states: Wisconsin, Virginia and Ohio.
CNBC's Scott Cohn explains how Texas was able to capture the title of "Top State for Business" for the third time.
The Lone Star State is tops again, displacing Virginia, which didn't even finish second this year. And who's last? Rhode Island.
Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), discusses jobs creation in the Lone Star State and health care coverage, with Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL).
Ranked in order from the least expensive to the most expensive mansion, here are the priciest homes in the 10 biggest cities in the U.S.
The average U.S. home value is $147,300, but a professional athlete's home is anything but average. Read ahead to see 10 of the coolest athlete homes on the market.
A senior at Stephen F. Austin University is the founder of a political action committee that is shaking up House races in Texas.
A new crop of graduates is about to flood not just the job market, but the rental market. So where will the new grads move? Here's a list of the best cities for recent college grads.
Last year’s collection of 10 Homes of Country Music Stars barely scratched the surface of the number of performers’ homes on the market, recently sold, being purchased or getting unloaded.
The following is a list the most expensive of the sporting events that had the most expensive luxury box suites, from baseball to basketball to football and more.