WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September. "Our economy is in a much better state," Yellen told Congress earlier this month. The economy still faces an array of threats, from subpar U.S. manufacturing and business investment to troubles in Europe and Asia, which have roiled...» Read More
After many rejections, three countries have offered to give NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum. One has now given him an ultimatum that he must respond by Monday.
Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called for mass demonstrations on Friday to show opposition to his overthrow.
The administration announced a delay in the mandate that larger employers cover workers, postponing the date beyond next year’s elections. The NYT reports.
New documents supplied by Edward Snowden suggests the U.S. placed listening devices in EU diplomatic offices, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
As the Senate voted on an immigration bill that would let Silicon Valley companies import engineers, the labor lobby said eligible U.S. workers were being passed over.
The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Bank chairman Ben Bernanke, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is running the search.
Just how long can the NSA whistleblower hang out, or hide out, in an international airport transit area?
Even the unseemly practice of bumping passengers has its conventions. Delta has now been slapped for bad bumping twice in four years.
Wall Street banks are being investigated for transactions that violated sanctions on countries with ties to terrorism, New York State's chief financial regulator revealed Tuesday.
President Obama announces a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.
President Barack Obama will direct his administration on Tuesday to begin addressing the issue of climate change with executive branch actions, sidestepping Congress.
Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), weighs in on the NSA scandal and Edward Snowden's pursuit of asylum in China and Russia.
"The status quo is unacceptable," said Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), discussing the likelihood of passing immigration reform in both Houses of Congress, while "eleven million people" remain living in the shadows.
The IRS has scrapped controversial screening lists it used to scrutinize conservative and Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Hey, who's in the mood for a game of Words With Friends? The FAA is considering relaxing restrictions on shutting off devices at takeoff and landing.
Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes
Although the SEC's decision to not allow defendants to neither admit nor deny wrongdoing is a good one, it must refocus on individuals, not companies, said a former SEC chairman.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on a thwarted plot to bomb the NYSE and testimony from Capitol Hill on the NSA surveillance program.
Former FBI special agent Jeff Lanza discusses why he believes NSA surveillance isn't designed for transparency, and whether the broad gathering of data is effective.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, discuss the "new world era" of beefed up security in and around the NYSE and Wall Street.