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Russian President Putin called President Obama to discuss tensions in eastern Ukraine and the fight against the Islamic State in the Middle East.
Following the lead set by Wal-Mart and other retailers, Apple has removed Civil War games from its App Store, MacRumors reports.
Despite losing in court, Obamacare critics said the law still has deep flaws.
President Barack Obama spoke on Thursday morning after his landmark health care law survived its second major legal challenge.
The Supreme Court upheld the use of federal financial aid for more than 6 million people enrolled in health insurance through HealthCare.gov.
The public has largely made up its mind on gay marriage and Obamacare as the Supreme Court prepares to render decisions, says an NBC-WSJ poll.
State taxpayers were on the hook for $509.6 billion in state debt last year, down 1.2 percent, according to a Moody's survey released today.
Advances in education, innovation and quality of life, catapulted this state to 1st place in CNBC's annual Top States for Business ranking.
Current senators have received nine times more money from backers of a contentious trade bill than senators have from groups that oppose it.
The US and China talking about doing a bilateral investment treaty that would further entwine the world's two largest economies.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced he is joining the race for the presidency on Wednesday.
Is this year's crop of Republican candidates bigger than in the past? It depends how you count them.
Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi announced she will support a key bill providing aid to American workers hurt by trade deals.
The National Archives, which houses the U.S. Constitution, has found signs of possible unauthorized computer activity.
The head of the OPM refused to estimate how many millions of Americans were affected by recent hacks.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson tells CNBC the decision by Wal-Mart, one of his state's largest employers, to stop selling Confederate flag-related items "makes some sense."
The NSA spied on three French presidents, including President Francois Hollande, WikiLeaks says.
Support for the secessionist cause still remains strong in … the Kremlin, the Fiscal Times reports.
Confederate flag sales spike as Wal-Mart, Sears, eBay, Target and Amazon drop the products in the wake of the massacre at a black church in Charleston.
A CNBC analysis shows that many states with the highest per capita in taxes are also seeing the most net migration to lower-tax states.