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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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Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers thought it was "the right thing for the Federal Reserve" to withdraw from consideration for Fed chairman.
The main contractors responsible for the Healthcare.gov site say the administration shares responsibility for snags that crippled the system.
Puerto Rico, heavily indebted and looking to borrow more money to cover its bills, is taking steps to calm wary investors.
If the federal Obamacare insurance website is fixed in a month, "no one will remember this episode," a former director of health exchanges at HHS says.
For the first time, White House officials identified a key flaw crippling Obamacare enrollment on the HealthCare.gov website.
The White House said that it may announce revised guidance about the date by when Americans are required to purchase health insurance. NBC reports.
Germany has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Berlin to answer questions over whether America may have tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.
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