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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will not be treated as an "enemy combatant" in the Boston Marathon bombings case.
Canadian police have charged two residents with an al Qaeda-linked plot to "carry out a terrorist attack" against a passenger train.
In a new bill expected on Monday to clear a procedural Senate vote, all online sales would be subject to state sales taxes.
Texas Instruments reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that exceeded analysts' expectations.
BP is now a markedly less "green" company than it was a few short years ago, highlighting certain business realities taking hold in the energy industry.
Although the downsizing trend has yet to materialize in national data for baby boomers, the predicted benefits may be too good to ignore.
Vacation home sales last year rose 10 percent, but one Hamptons realtor says her clients "have given up on getting mortgages — totally."
A growing number of business are declaring that they are not ordinary corporations, but are something else—special trusts that are typically exempt from paying federal taxes.
While "green car" buying set an all-time record for sales in 2012, demand for cars like the popular Toyota Prius continues to lag proponents' expectations.
Former defense minister, Akis Tsochatzopoulos, appeared in court Monday charged with setting up a money laundering network to cover the trail of millions of euros in bribes.
The Nokia N-Gage. Apple's Newton. The disruptor graveyard is filled with familiar names that promised to change our lives but never figured out the key to survival.
The company quietly raised the change fee on most non-refundable airfares last week. Will other airlines match the fee hike for changing flights?
The best word to describe the U.S. economy and economies around the world is "stability," Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman told CNBC, despite the company's earnings and revenue misses and scaled-backed outlook.
Ralph Lauren will pay more than $1.6 million to settle a criminal and civil investigation into allegations that one of its subsidiaries bribed government officials in Argentina.
Housing supply is supposed to grow in the spring due to warmer weather and the convenience for families of moving during the summer. That is not the case this year.
Law enforcement's ability to track those suspected of being involved with terror groups is hindered by concerns about possible racial profiling charges, a former director of Central Intelligence told CNBC on Monday
U.S. home resales edged downward in March, a pause in the housing market recovery that has helped boost the economy.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is expected on Monday to announce new legislation that would raise the legal age limit for the purchase of cigarettes from 18 to 21.
Pimco's Bill Gross has launched an attack on Britain and the euro zone for cutting debt with severe austerity measures, warning that such action risks stifling recovery, the FT reports.
CNBC's Jane Wells on the magic of hot sauce, while Tom Rotunno focuses on beer shakes, which are being sold by the Charleston River Dogs minor league baseball team.
Former Fed Governor Robert Heller told CNBC why Federal Reserve Vice-chair Janet Yellen should succeed Ben Bernanke.
Three attorneys general have accused Google of helping facilitate the sale of illegal goods.
Smithfield Foods CEO could receive nearly $46.6 million in payments as part of a planned takeover by China's Shuanghui.
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The IRS is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses, despite a directive to cancel bonuses because of spending cuts.
The CBO says the Senate's plan would bolster the economy and reduce federal deficits by billions of dollars.
President Obama "essentially fired" Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, former Fed Governor Laurence Meyer says.
The deal reached to avert the fiscal cliff in the US merely masks the bleak long-term outlook for the country, Nouriel Roubini said in an opinion piece for the Financial Times newspaper on Thursday.
Sen. Shelby told CNBC he voted against the "fiscal cliff" deal because it moves us from one crisis to another crisis.
The deal finally reached over the U.S. “fiscal cliff” should ultimately be positive for the U.S. stock market, according to The Gartman Letter writer and editor Dennis Gartman.