Gov. Peter Shumlin says his state is dealing with widespread flooding and damage from Hurricane Irene.
Floodwaters brought by Tropical Storm Irene began to recede Monday in parts of Vermont, but the governor warned that further flooding and loss of life are likely ahead for the small, rural state.
iReporter David Cardan captures incredible video of water rushing through the Whetstone Creek in Brattleboro.
What may be the worst flooding since 1927 turned communities across Vermont on Sunday into islands, as high, fast-moving waters swamped roads and shredded some of the state's iconic covered bridges.
Politics is serious business -- but not all the time.
The family of former Pentagon official John P. Wheeler III is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in Wheeler's slaying.
John P. Wheeler III, a former Pentagon official and the first chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, "died as a result of blunt force trauma after being assaulted," the Delaware medical examiner's office said Friday.
A former Pentagon official whose body was found in a garbage truck on New Year's Eve apparently called for a taxi ride from Delaware to Philadelphia but disappeared before the cab arrived, the manager of a taxi company said Friday.
A parking lot attendant in Wilmington described a strange encounter with a former Pentagon official, just two days before his body was discovered in a Delaware landfill.
CNN'S Susan Candiotti traces the final hours of John Wheeler's life, as shrouded in mystery as his death.
CNN's Deborah Feyerick details an odd encounter between John Wheeler and a parking attendant before his death.
Delaware authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the recent discovery of the body of a former Pentagon official in a landfill, according to a statement released Monday by the Newark, Delaware, Police Department.
When people start talking about problems in the financial sector, the conversation is often limited to the behemoths in the group.
Federal authorities boasted that they practically dismantled an entire drug trafficking network in the Los Angeles area after a three-year, multi-agency investigation that resulted in dozens of arrests Thursday.
Three Delaware men face charges after police found about a pound of heroin and a pistol in the car driven by one of them, authorities said Friday.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- Buzz Peterson is on the move again, this time taking over at UNC Wilmington and ending a second stint at Appalachian State that lasted just one season.
The announcement that Ellen Kullman would rise from DuPont's executive ranks to CEO within weeks couldn't have happened at a worse moment. It was made in the historically terrible month of September 2008, when, as Kullman says, "the world fell apart." For her, the year that followed was somber, matching the gray-to-black national pattern. She oversaw two restructurings, regretfully dismissed thousands of employees, and asked the rest to take a two- to three-week holiday without pay. Kullman, 54, never lost her ready sense of humor nor her laugh, which is big and ringing. But for sure, little about her first year was a laughing matter.
"The Blind Side" could have been filmed anywhere, says Tim Bourne, an independent producer who worked on the film. But there's a reason producers brought the project to Georgia: money.
Cheryl Bradshaw shivered under a big brown coat as she made her way through a line of people waiting along an icy road in Wilmington, Ohio. She was among about 5,000 residents who accepted food from the nonprofit Feed the Children.
A semi truck loaded with donated food and supplies rolls into an Ohio town to help families of jobless workers.
Police say seven family members were found dead in a home in Wilmington, California.
Elizabeth Gore, with a voice soaked in motherly calm, counsels her suicidal caller.
The star cites bad behavior by fans as the reason for calling off the game
Fred Wadsworth sat at breakfast Monday morning wondering how he'll put food on his table from now on.
The global shipper delivers bad news to Wilmington, Ohio. CNN's Allan Chernoff reports.
Global delivery company DHL announced Monday that it was cutting 9,500 jobs as it discontinues air and ground operations within the United States.
A southern Ohio community is bracing for possible layoffs as DHL Express -- the largest employer in the area -- planned to announce its quarterly earnings report and restructuring details.
Unable to get bank loans and credit lines, small business owners are turning to other sources for the cash they need to run their businesses.
Strong winds kicked up rough surf Thursday as an intense low-pressure system chugged toward the Southeast coast with wind gusts of up to 40 mph, knocking out power to thousands of homes in Virginia
Although Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden routinely mocks his Republican counterpart, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, for her onetime support of the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere," Biden and his running mate voted to keep the project alive twice.
CNN's Drew Griffin reports Sens. Joe Biden and Barack Obama helped keep the "Bridge to Nowhere" alive.
With the flick of an eight-foot switch at midday Monday, the Southern city became the first market in the U.S. to make the change to digital-only broadcasting
Tropical Storm Hanna an Hurrican Ikee behind her had vacationers rushing for safer land, while governments prepared for the brunt of the storms
Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware, Barack Obama's choice for vice president, accepted the nomination Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. He was introduced by his son Beau Biden, Delaware attorney general.
Sen. Joe Biden is officially nominated for Vice President at the DNC.
Sen. John McCain made a stop Thursday in Wilmington, Ohio, discussing job losses that could result from closing the local DHL shipping center.
General Motors Corp. officially blew up its old business model Tuesday, closing four pickup truck and sport utility vehicle factories, announcing a new small car
General Motors announced plans Tuesday to shut four truck and SUV plants that employ thousands of workers. It also said high gas prices are here to stay - and, with them, consumers' growing preference for more fuel-efficient vehicles.
Some people call Wilmington, North Carolina, "Hollywood East" because of all the movies and TV shows filmed here. In the last three decades, more than 400 feature films, documentaries and television series have been shot and edited around town, drawing notable actors from Andy Griffith to Richard Gere.
CNN's Sean Callebs shows CNN.com's Melissa Long flood damage from South Lebanon, Ohio.
Heavy rains caused many parts of Missouri to flood. CNN's T.J. Holmes reports.
It was a woman's raw, bleeding hands that led Jock Brandis to make a promise.
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As Britney Spears faced the judge in her kids' custody hearing on Thursday – winning a small victory by gaining supervised overnight visitation rights – her ex-husband Kevin Federline spent time shooting scenes in Wilmington, N.C., for episode seven of his guest spot on One Tree Hill.
Question: Nearly 40 years ago I bought a 1,000-ounce silver bar and carried it out of a Chicago bank vault. Now I want to sell it, but I don't know whom to sell it to, where to get a good price or how to transport it securely. Can you help? - Milton Taylor, El Paso
British Airways orders Airbus A380s and Boeing 787 Dreamliners as it refreshes its fleet. CNN's Richard Quest reports.
Here are some better, faster, and easier ways to get from Point A to Point B.
True, America is littered with "for sale" signs these days. And many cities haven't bottomed out yet, and may not for some time. But all the fear and loathing about a housing slump obscures the fac...
Gas prices at U.S. pumps rose an average of more than 2 cents per gallon during the past two weeks, according to a national survey released Sunday
At least eight people were killed and nearly 20 injured Thursday when a tornado ripped through a mobile home park in this small town west of Wilmington, North Carolina, officials said.
The real estate slump could get worse before it gets better. But these 10 markets offer great opportunities for those who have the patience to buy and hold.
The real estate slump could get worse before it gets better. Business 2.0 Magazine, in its November 2006 issue, identifies 10 markets that offer great opportunities for those who have the patience to buy and hold.
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Gas prices rose nearly two cents over the past two weeks, to a record high of $3.02 per gallon of self-serve regular, a national survey reported Sunday.
Gasoline prices popped above $3 a gallon in more parts of the U.S. this week, amid reports of spot shortages in some markets.
A slightly weakened Tropical Storm Ophelia bypassed New England and moved toward the Canadian Maritime Provinces on Saturday after drenching North Carolina's Outer Banks.
As residents of North Carolina cleaned up Friday, people in New England and Canada prepared as Tropical Storm Ophelia headed north and picked up speed.
After dumping more than a foot of rain in some places, Ophelia weakened off the North Carolina coast Thursday evening, again losing its hurricane status.
North Carolina's governor urged residents of low-lying areas and coastal islands to head for safety Tuesday as Hurricane Ophelia methodically churned toward the state's southeastern corner with heavy rains and strong winds.
Congress is moving closer to passing an overhaul of bankruptcy laws that would make it much harder and more expensive for debtors to be freed from their bills. The measure is backed by credit-card ...
Shopping was not on Mary Margaret Godier's mind when she first visited Mayfaire Town Center, an outdoor mall that opened last May in Wilmington, N.C. As she walked the cute cobblestone streets, she...
My investment adviser keeps postponing putting a portion of my portfolio into bonds, claiming it's not a wise thing to do in a rising interest rate environment. Everything I read, however, tells me that as a retiree I should have a bond allocation of at least 40 percent. What should I do now to achieve a more balanced investment risk profile?
Q. Last year my wife thought she was having a heart attack, so we called 911. Luckily, it was just a scare. But the hospital keeps sending us a bill for $900. I was assured that all her bills would...
ING Direct is the fast-food chain of financial services. With a handful of offerings including savings accounts, CDs, and home equity loans, the bank, based in Wilmington, Del., is about as no-fril...
Q. Last year my wife thought she was having a heart attack, so we called 911. Luckily, it was just a scare. But the hospital keeps sending us a bill for $900. I was assured that all her bills would be covered 100 percent. We have Medicare, plus my retiree health insurance, with all the bells and whistles. Now the hospital is threatening to turn the case over to a collection agency. Help!
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Back in March, HP CEO Carly Fiorina made another of her famous promises. Referring to her deal-turned-family-squabble to merge HP and Compaq, she vowed there would be "no hanging chads" from shareh...
It would seem rather obvious: Running up on credit-card stocks right now can't be a good idea. After all, the market is glutted with cards, and issuers are struggling to find new areas of growth. W...
Yes, it is presumptuous of us to name the 12 best places to spend a summer vacation. Perhaps even foolhardy. After all, most of us can already see in our mind's eye a place that all but defines the...
With the euro sliding to a near all-time low against the greenback, you might think that all the bargain hunting these days is being done by Visa-toting tourists on the Ponte Vecchio. But in fact s...
Our analysis of the funeral industry in September's "The Final Payment" drew some of the angriest mail we've received in months. The article explained that funeral prices typically include markups ...
Looking for a promising corner of the stock market but fearful of highflying tech stocks? Try saying industrial cyclical. These are the old-line industrial stocks that closely track the ups and dow...
May's special report, "Today's Key to Success: Self-Reliance," stirred your pride and your compassion. Dozens of readers who wrote to Money praised the report for showing how self-reliance will be ...
Thinking about borrowing? Now may be the right time. Interest charges on mortgages, home-equity loans, auto loans and credit cards are all at their lowest in years, and some may go lower yet. Here'...
Congratulations! You have sent in your 1991 tax return. Naturally, you're eager to bury your copy in a file cabinet and forget about it -- or better yet, burn it, like a mortgage you've paid off. N...
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As a veteran of two home burglaries in little more than a year, I was very interested in your thorough August story on how to burglarproof a home. After our second burglary, we received a notice th...
Feel guilty when you toss out your kids' disposable diapers? Then compost them into the rich mulch shown in the magazine. That was the message behind an ad campaign that Procter & Gamble, maker of ...
Buy a bank stock now? Not on your life, most investors would say. While banks haven't bled to death like many savings and loans, they have had their own nasty surprises in real estate. As the suppl...
Speedier than a Porsche 911, costlier than a Ferrari Testarossa. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's a Vector W2 TwinTurbo, which does more than 200 mph. Basic sticker price: $180,000. Gerald Wiege...
If you are one of those investors who have resorted to mutual funds because you couldn't find a top investment adviser to handle your money, there is finally an alternative. Hutton Select Managers,...
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Now more than ever you must get a grip on your credit cards. Beginning Jan. 1, interest on revolving credit will no longer be fully deductible. Next year you will be able to write off only 65%, and...