Tax refund fraud is a growing $5 billion a year problem that could get worse before it gets better. Crooks are getting smarter and the IRS needs to work harder to catch thieves.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is moving into the 21st century with its announcement that communication on social media will be treated just like communication on a company's website. However, there are a number of questions still looming.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Edward Pinto, American Enterprise Institute about mortgage market reform and its consequences.
Ridge Schmidt Cyber co-founders Howard Schmidt and Tom Ridge discuss the buildup in cyberwars and why the government needs to increase its cybersecurity infrastructure.
From the successful campaign against trans fats to San Francisco's ban on toys in McDonald's Happy Meals to first lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity, it's clear that makers of so-called junk foods face a widening public relations battle. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
The FAA releases its final list of air traffic control towers that will lose funding due to sequester cuts, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
The US Postal Service has suffered a setback in its plan to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail, as Congress advanced a bill requiring six-day delivery.
Banks have provisions that allow acceleration of payments owed to senior executives if they take government jobs, NYT reports.
In a secret regulatory action, the Office of Comptroller of the Currency knocked its rating of JPMorgan's management down a notch.
Animal protection groups are applauding the settlement of federal claims that Neiman Marcus and two other retailers had marketed real fur as fake, The New York Times reports.
As if audits aren't painful enough -- there's a lot the IRS won't tell you. Check out these tips from a former IRS agent.
The Federal Reserve sent a record $88.4 billion in profits to the U.S. Treasury last year, audited results showed on Friday.
CNBC's Eamon Javers on the tension that arose as Washington pushed for cybersecurity cooperation with private industry. Even while President Obama raised the issue with new Chinese President Xi Jinping, U.S. CEOs are pushing for limits on government collaboration.
With stocks at all-time highs, there's little sign of a bubble forming in markets, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC on Thursday.
Cai Von Rumohr, Cowen & Company analyst, explains why he maintained a "buy" on the company despite its battery problems, and weigh in on how to play the stock from here if you missed some pretty significant gains.
The FAA has given Boeing approval to start testing a redesigned battery for the Dreamliner, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
The government is considering buying 400-thousand tons of sugar to stave off a wave of defaults by sugar processors, reports Hampton Pearson.
Printing guns is about to get easier. A University of Texas law student plans to make it simple to search for gun-printing models.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest numbers from the U.S. Dept, of Transportation on air travel; including flight delays, tarmac times, mishandled baggage and consumer complaints.
That's classified! Not anymore. US agencies like the FBI will begin sharing some classified information with companies to help prevent hack attacks.