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Lloyds Banking Group agreed to pay fines totaling $370 million to the U.S. and British as part of an interest rate rigging scandal.
Chinese officials have made sudden visits to Microsoft offices in China, the company said, but declined to give a reason for the inspections.
The FHFA filed 18 lawsuits against Goldman and other banks in 2011 over about $200 billion in mortgage-backed securities that later went sour.
Additional rules and enforcement from federal agencies have a majority of employers worried about how to run their firms.
There is a movement to reauthorize Ex-Im Bank, an agency that supports small and midsize exporters with insurance and credit guarantees.
The Internet retailer has asked regulators to grant an exemption to drone-testing rules, reports CNBC's Sara Eisen.
A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Fed's long-held independence into question again.
Construction on the Department of Homeland Security's new headquarters has fallen behind as Congress recommends slashing its budget.
Will Bob McDonald be able to change the Department of Veterans Affairs or will the U.S. government's second largest agency change him?
In an attempt to turn around the troubled agency, President Obama will tap former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead the Veteran's Affairs Department, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
A White House review of the VA has found that a 'corrosive culture' has led to personnel problems and that the agency has faced chronic failures.
Government cannot satisfy the demand for public goods and services alone. Its role should be akin to a venture capitalist, says Laura Tyson.
New York Fed President William Dudley warned Puerto Rico about its growing debt load.
The Export Import Bank is in the headlines this week, partly due to a debate over the government's role in singling out companies for loans.
A U.S. Senate panel asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to explain the breach that exposed many to live anthrax, a deadly pathogen.
A government agency is claiming that the VA's own investigation of itself holds contradictions, CNBC has learned.
The U.S. is looking into allowing all of its veterans who served honorably to shop online at exchanges that sell discounted, name-brand goods.
The Food and Drug Administration is preparing voluntary guidelines for the food industry to lower sodium levels to address health concerns.
The federal workforce is getting older, and that may spell trouble for the government.
The CIA has a Twitter account—and a sense of humor, apparently, NBC News reports.