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The president has shifted his focus away from airstrikes in Iraq as an imminent option for slowing a fast-moving Islamic insurgency officials said.
The market is closely watching for any concern about inflation or signs the Fed might move on interest rates sooner than expected.
Two senators said they want to raise the federal gasoline and diesel tax by 12 cents a gallon, the first increase since 1993.
Backers in favor of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline are pointing to the crisis in Iraq as a rationale for pushing the project forward.
The U.S. Patent Office says the Redskins team name is "disparaging of Native Americans."
Iraq has asked the U.S. to stage air attacks on Sunni Muslim insurgents, according to a top American general.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that just 41 percent of Americans now approve of Obama's handling of his job, reversing an uptick this spring.
It's hard to believe the corporate culture at the automaker could already be on the mend, Rep. Tim Murphy tells CNBC ahead of a hearing before his subcommittee.
GM CEO Mary Barra is returning to Capitol Hill to face questioning about whether the automaker has a grip on the safety crisis.
A new NBC-WSJ poll shows that voters think Hillary Clinton has the knowledge and experience to handle the presidency.
People who receive subsidies and opted for the second-cheapest group HealthCare.gov plans now pay just $69 per month on average in premiums.
The New Jersey Assembly overwhelmingly passed a law Monday that would allow Tesla to sell its vehicles directly to the public. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Fed officials have discussed if exit fees should be imposed on bond funds, underlining concern about the vulnerability of the corporate bond market.
The U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will hold high-speed trading hearings tomorrow, but the lineup is strange.
President Obama will sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Republican Gov. Rick Perry tells CNBC that he doesn't "necessarily condone" what he referred to as the gay "lifestyle," nor does he "condemn it either."
When do threatening comments made on social media sites cross the line into criminal activity? The USAToday reports.
Investors will look to the Fed for reassurance this week, with little data to assuage their concerns over the strength of the global recovery.
Here are five ways the collapse of Iraq could hit America. The Fiscal Times reports.
As the focus turns to what action the U.S. will take to quell violence in Iraq, there is talk about whether any steps will involve working with Iran.
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