The federal study found that knocking out nine substations could result in a months-long national blackout. The WSJ reports.
The procedure is to "find the source of" and correct atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm.
Testifying on Thursday before the commission that sets sentencing guidelines, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. criticized what he called an “overreliance on incarceration.”
A high school senior who filed suit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition has returned to her home in Lincoln Park, New Jersey, the attorneys for her parents said in a statement Wednesday.
The investigation into the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane, has presented some twists and turns. Here's a timeline of the announcements.
RealtyTrac's report also said the number of foreclosures was 27 percent lower than recorded a year ago.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 9,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 315,000, a sign the job market is picking up after a winter slump.
A new study says 10 percent of all renters want to buy a home this year, but they face tight credit and higher prices.
The Obama administration needs to stop overstepping its bounds — like it is on small business, says Rep. Sam Graves.
The jobless queue shortened substantially last week, while import prices logged a big jump.
U.S. retail sales rose slightly more than expected in February, pointing to some strength in the economy after harsh weather abruptly slowed activity.
About $1.7 trillion is invested in variable annuities, yet most investors don't know how to value their holdings.
A warm-weather vacation this time of year doesn't mean you'll have to contend with college students gone wild.
The compromise emerging on winding down the mortgage giants is a "Goldilocks deal," Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
Bruce Davis -- a former associate of convicted killer Charles Manson -- was granted parole Wednesday in California, that state's Department of Corrections said.
GE's North American credit card business filed for an initial public offering as part of GE's efforts to reduce exposure to its financial businesses.
When Melissa Seligman's husband left on his second deployment to Iraq in 2005, their 2-year-old daughter began banging her head on the floor. Recent studies show the children of warriors can be affected in profound ways.
Amazon is slapping a $20 price hike on its Prime membership, for the first time ever.
Messing with the taxman has caused some famous faces a lot of trouble. Find out who they are.
For small-business owners in need of loans, new data shows some surprising banks leading in mom-and-pop lending.