Foreign ministers meeting in Geneva agreed "initial concrete steps" to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine, they said in a joint statement.» Read More
As the Fed begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, markets will get a look at how consumers behaved just before the government shut down.
Detroit's emergency manager painted a picture of a city in dire financial straits in testimony on Monday.
It appears an element of President Obama's Twitter account was briefly compromised on Monday.
Ron Paul told CNBC that Sen. Rand Paul is threatening Janet Yellen's nomination as Fed chair so that he can pass the Fed transparency bill.
Contrary to their stance against to tax hikes, Republican senators did not want Democrats to delay a temporary fee on all health insurance holders.
Revenue received by the league office—more than a half billion dollars since 2010—is untouchable to the Internal Revenue Service. NBC News reports.
Even if the website gets fixed by the end of November, as the White House promises, potentially bigger problems lie ahead.
The United States may have bugged Angela Merkel's phone for more than 10 years, according to a report that also said President Barack Obama told the German leader he would have stopped it happening had he known about it.
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) recently tracked over 60 million calls in Spain in a month, a Spanish newspaper said.
Protesters marched on Capitol Hill to protest the U.S. government's online surveillance programs, whose vast scope was revealed by Edward Snowden.
A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage went down on Sunday, the U.S. government said.
Detroit's poor finances forced cuts to the city's retiree programs, a top consultant for the city said during the bankruptcy eligibility hearing.
Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn says DC needs to do just one or two things to boost investor and CEO confidence. Read it about it here.
Sen. Rand Paul is threatening to put a hold on the nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Fed, a source close to the Kentucky Republican said.
Former NSA director Michael Hayden learned how eavesdropping feels when his phone conversation was live-tweeted, MSNBC reported.
During a media conference call about HealthCare.gov, officials avoided several key questions and said they wanted to concentrate on fixes.
President Obama's health care law has not created competition in rural areas, a key to lowering insurance prices for Americans outside cities.
The United States National Security Agency's wayward behavior is the first step to the country losing its credibility, a prominent EU lawmaker has told CNBC.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said reports of alleged US spying on the Allies shattered trust in the nation and undermined trade relationships.
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