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The US government's surveillance of telephone and Internet communications foiled plots including one to bomb the New York Stock Exchange, the FBI said on Tuesday.
They've made it less loopy.
After eight years of "people beating the crap out of him," Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke "deserves a break," former Fed Governor Frederic Mishkin tells CNBC.
President Barack Obama said in an interview Fed Chair Ben Bernanke has stayed in his post "longer than he wanted."
G8 leaders said today that world economic prospects remained weak even though downside risks have lessened due to policy action taken in the United States, the euro zone and Japan.
New York is second to only Silicon Valley when it comes to a burgeoning tech industry, but some city policies threaten its growth, mayoral hopefuls say.
The fiscal crisis in Michigan is setting up as a gigantic clash between bondholders and city retirees, the NYT reports.
A Supreme Court decision gives the FTC the go-ahead to continue suing drug makers over deals that delay generic versions from being sold.
Months before Americans buy coverage under Obamacare, it's becoming clear that choices for millions of people will vary depending on where they live. The NYT reports.
Rejecting an Arizona law, the Supreme Court says states can't require people to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal system designed to make registering easier.
The Supreme Court says deals between pharmaceutical companies and their generic drug competitors can sometimes be illegal.
Edward Snowden answers questions about NSA data mining and his fears of returning to the U.S.
A new reality in the United States reduces the president's already limited leverage in his fiscal debate with Europeans. The New York Times reports.
The massive immigration overhaul working its way through the Senate is peppered with benefits for specific industries and immigrant groups like this.
The U.S. might have been able to prevent the deadly Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks had controversial NSA monitoring tactics been in place at the time, Dick Cheney said Sunday.
President Barack Obama has authorized sending weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time, after the White House said it has proof the Syrian government had used chemical weapons.
The IMF urged the United States to repeal sweeping government spending cuts and recommended that the Federal Reserve continue a bond-buying program through the end of the year.
Last year $2 billion worth of products were sold with a label saying they do not contain ingredients from genetically modified organisms, but the claim wasn't backed by regulators.
In 2008, a ruling by a surveillance court said to be against Yahoo discouraged technology firms from fighting data requests from the government.
Three of the largest Internet companies called on the U.S. government to provide greater transparency on national security requests on Tuesday.