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Few who have followed the Caribbean island's financial troubles doubt that a massive restructuring is in its future.
The fine print behind the bill to restore longterm jobless benefits would allow companies to lower contributions to private pension funds.
The Wikipedia founder and Facebook boss slammed the U.S. government over its electronic surveillance methods.
There's a good chance the NSA has posed as popular sites to steal information, security experts said.
More than 2 million people lost jobless benefits in late December when the existing emergency unemployment insurance expired.
House Republicans are asking insurers for data on how many Obamacare enrollees have paid, and how many were previously uninsured.
There will be no delay in penalty for missing the health care enrollment deadline, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said.
President Obama has proposed changing the rules defining when workers get overtime pay, with potentially far-reaching effects.
The compromise emerging on winding down mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a "Goldilocks deal," Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
Obama's approval rating may have hit a new low, but he still attracted big money Democrats at a fundraiser in Manhattan.
Criminal attacks on health-care providers increased dramatically—up 100 percent since 2010. And Obamacare may make it worse, according to a new study.
The Obama administration needs to stop overstepping its bounds — like it is on small business, says Rep. Sam Graves.
The decline in President Obama's popularity has heightened the vulnerability of his fellow Democrats in this fall's congressional elections.
President Obama this week will direct the Labor Department to revamp its regulations to require overtime pay for millions of workers.
Congress's investigation of a deadly defect in some GM cars widened, and a House committee ordered the automaker and a federal regulator to provide details on steps they took to get unsafe cars off the road.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said the CIA searched the panel's computers and that the search may have violated the Constitution.
But the White House declined to weigh in on the accuracy of allegations that the CIA may have illegally spied on Senate staff members. This is a link to an NBC News story.
President Obama played straight man to comic Zach Galifianakis, subjecting himself to a bitingly sarcastic interview in order to tout Obamacare.
The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission voted Tuesday to ban the direct sale of automobiles in New Jersey, forcing electric-car maker Tesla to use dealers instead.
Detroit looks to emerge as at least a survivor if not a winner from its bankruptcy, with bondholders and municipal borrowers the biggest losers.
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