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The Fed "clearly missed" an opportunity to begin tapering its massive bond-buying program in September, Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser says.
The Fed wants reassurance that labor market improvements will last before starting to scale back its bond-buying campaign, a senior Fed official said.
A German lawmaker said Edward Snowden was willing to assist investigations into alleged U.S. surveillance of Angela Merkel.
President Obama has ordered the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
Cuts kicking in Friday will siphon $5 billion from a program that helps one in seven Americans put three meals on the table.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has landed a job at a Russian website, after fleeing America and seeking asylum in Moscow.
As administration officials scrambled to fix technical glitches, Obama blamed private insurers for a separate problem that has critics questioning his honesty.
A glitch on a New York state health website wrongly listed several businesses as counselors under the new federal Affordable Care Act.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found President Obama's job approval rating has tumbled by 5 percentage points in less than three weeks.
The early Healthcare.gov access has been a "miserably frustrating experience for way too many Americans," HHS Secretary Sebelius said.
A young freelancer tells CNBC about her realization that Obamacare will actually increase her health-care costs.
President Obama is set to announce that Washington is expanding efforts to entice foreign firms to bring jobs to the U.S., officials said.
The NSA apparently tapped the fiber-optic cables connecting Google's and Yahoo's overseas servers.
The federal Obamacare marketplace remained out of service because of the second outage this week of the company that hosts key components of the site.
To the surprise of virtually no one, the Fed kept its cheap-money policy in place and pledged to continue pumping $85 billion a month.
A NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows 31 percent of those surveyed think the federal health-care exchange website's troubles can't be corrected.
Shutting down the government over Obamacare hurt Republicans, billionaire Ken Langone told CNBC in an exchange with the chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee.
"I want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should," Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner tells Congress about the Obamacare website.
The U.S. National Security Agency has hacked into main communication links that connect accounts at Google and Yahoo, the Washington Post reported.
When President Obama lands in Boston to talk about the federal health insurance overhaul, he'll be hoping to draw parallels with Massachusetts' law.