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The 11.7 million Americans still unemployed are finding their wallets getting even lighter as the sequester federal spending cuts kick in.
Spain says it and other European countries were told that Edward Snowden was aboard the Bolivian presidential plane that was diverted to Austria this week causing a diplomatic row.
A slightly better-than-expected June jobs report offers a modest political boon to President Obama. NBC News reports.
The biggest hurdle now is that U.S. law bans military or financial assistance "to the government of any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree."
The problem with the IRS was less about ideology than about the indiscriminate application of instructions to “be on the lookout” for selected terms. The NYT reports.
Snowden should find another country to seek refuge in, says Russian official, signalling Moscow's growing impatience over the former NSA contractor's stay at a Moscow airport.
President Barack Obama sought to allay concerns from German Chancellor Angela Merkel about reported U.S. spying on European allies and agreed to a meeting.
By delaying a key mandate of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration may have given critics new ammunition. But there could also be a political upside.
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean predicts a shift away from employer-funded health care.
The administration announced a delay in the mandate that larger employers cover workers, postponing the date beyond next year’s elections. The NYT reports.
Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., called a student loan rate increase "absurd" and proposed a rate freeze.
Proponents of same-sex marriage weren't the only ones who cheered the Supreme Court's ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act. Wedding industry professionals also rejoiced.
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.
Business advocacy group on winning side in 14 out of 17 cases heard before the high court this term.
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.
The Senate is done voting on the comprehensive immigration reform bill. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the bill passed 68-32 and is now headed to the House.
The SEC is investigating the relationship between the news organization Thomson Reuters and the Institute for Supply Management, CNBC has learned.
Two groups of senators planned to release proposals to prevent student loan rates from doubling but it is unlikely that either will strike a deal to prevent the increase on July 1.
The Federal Reserve's asset purchases would be more aggressive if U.S. economic growth and the labor market turn out weaker than expected, the influential head of the New York Fed said.
The Senate is about to approve historic immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions in the U.S. illegally and spending billions of dollars to secure the border.