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At Nelson Mandela's memorial, leaders of most of the world have gathered, presenting the biggest security event in recent memory. NBC News reports.
U.S. Representative Alan Grayson, a Florida Democrat, lost about $18 million in a loan scheme.
The manufacturer of assault-style rifles, used in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook last year, says sales rose as much as 36 percent.
If talks continue to progress, Congress seems likely to make a 2014 budget deal before adjourning for the year, lifting fears of another shutdown.
American and British spies have infiltrated the fantasy worlds of World of Warcraft and Second Life, the New York Times reports.
In states opting out of the Medicaid expansion program, hospitals face higher costs under the Affordable Care Act.
But it's too difficult to repeal the Affordable Care Act because "it's been implemented, GOP Sen. Ron Johnson tells CNBC.
The U.S. economy is ready to recover but there's a roadblock, says research director Dan Steinbock.
Tech companies are mounting a public campaign to urge Obama to set new limits on government surveillance, the New York Times reports.
The U.S. defense secretary, has opened the door to more weapons sales to the Gulf states, as Washington seeks to convince allies of its commitment to the Iran nuclear talks. The Financial Times reports.
About 10 percent of all enrollments being made on HealthCare.gov have data errors that could delay people from actually getting health coverage.
A "tougher" Volcker rule takes aim at executives, should the firms have lapses in oversight, according to people familiar with the matter.
Insurance agents are frustrated that as they try to help customers navigate Obamacare's marketplaces, they aren't earning the commissions they've long built their businesses around.
Despite a five-year low in the unemployment rate, the long-term jobless haven't found relief, White House economist Jason Furman tells CNBC.
Friday's jobs report contained unambiguous good news, but a debt limit battle in Washington looms.
Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser tells CNBC "it's probably time to gracefully exit" the central bank's quantitative easing bond purchases.
Job creation moved forward again in November, with the U.S. economy adding a better-than-expected 203,000 to the employment rolls.
Congressional leaders from both parties are working out the details of a two-year federal budget deal they hope to vote on before the holiday recess.
China is ready to force more than two dozen journalists from American news organizations to leave the country by the end of the year. The NYT reports.
The U.S. pledged to keep any trade deal from weakening its regulations, and said it would press to match efforts to make banking and trading safer.