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  • Obama tries Reagan touch on economy, but wages weigh Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 22- President Barack Obama, stumping for the Democrats ahead of November's congressional elections, has twice invoked Ronald Reagan's seminal campaign question: "are you better off than you were four years ago?"

  • HOUSTON/ CARACAS, Aug 21- Venezuela's shipments of crude oil and fuel to its allies have fallen to a five-year low as a weak economy hits its ability to uphold accords that former President Hugo Chavez struck to lower energy costs for friends and expand his diplomatic clout.

  • HOUSTON/ CARACAS, Aug 21- Venezuela's shipments of crude oil and fuel to its allies have fallen to a five-year low as a weak economy hits its ability to uphold accords that former President Hugo Chavez struck to lower energy costs for friends and expand his diplomatic clout.

  • Obama pledges to support new Iraqi government Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 5:12 PM ET

    President Barack Obama pledged to support Iraqi President Fouad Massoum and newly nominated prime minister-designate Haider Abadi.

  • White House: New US, Europe sanctions on Russia Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Ukraine at the White House in Washington, on March 17, 2014.

    The U.S. will join the European Union this week in slapping new economic sanctions on Russia for its continued support of separatists in Ukraine.

  • Experts brace for harsh—but brief—Street reaction Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 7:03 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine and Israel's ground offensive in Gaza could lead to a bigger stock market pullback but the impact could be temporary.

  • U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addressed the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 which was shot down by a surface-to-air missile. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports investigations are working to find out who fired this missile, and why.

  • Sanction Russia? German companies say, Nein! Friday, 16 May 2014 | 4:30 PM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a press conference following a meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin on May 13, 2014.

    German businesses have toned down public criticism, but are quietly warning politicians that sanctions will simply drive Russia to Asia.

  • Obama lists assets worth up to $7.15 million Friday, 16 May 2014 | 7:01 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama lists assets worth between $1.95 million and $7.15 million, of which $1 million to $5 million were in Treasury notes.

  • Biden's son lands job at Ukraine gas company Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    Hunter Biden and Vice President Joe Biden

    Ukraine's largest private gas producer appoints R. Hunter Biden, the son of U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, to its board.

  • US to help Ukraine fight corruption 'cancer': Biden Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    Vice President Joe Biden waves after landing at the Boryspil airport in Kiev on April 21, 21014. US Vice President Joe Biden arrive for a two-day visit to Ukraine, hours after a fragile Easter truce was shattered and pro-Kremlin rebels in the country's east appealed for help from Russian 'peacekeepers'.

    Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian presidential candidates and Parliament that the U.S. was ready to help Ukraine and they must fight corruption.

  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.

  • Casualties reported as Ukraine readies offensive Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    U.N. Security Council has called an emergency meeting at Russia's request to discuss the growing crisis

  • A deluge of health insurance shoppers flooded Obamacare exchanges over the weekend and into Monday, rushing to beat the midnight enrollment deadline.

  • Biden warns Russia on 'costs of naked aggression' Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 9:17 AM ET
    Latvian President Andris Berzins (L), and Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite pose with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden prior to a meeting in Vilnius on March 19, 2014.

    Vice President Joe Biden warns Russia that the United States will respond to any aggression against NATO allies.

  • Defying sanctions, Putin signs treaty to annex Crimea Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 6:15 PM ET
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin (2nd R), Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L), Crimean parliament speaker Vladimir Konstantionov (2nd L) and Alexei Chaly, Sevastopol's new de facto mayor (R), sign a treaty on the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula becoming part of Russia, in the Kremlin, Moscow, March 18, 2014.

    Defying Ukrainian protests and Western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty in Moscow on Tuesday making Crimea part of Russia.

  • Obama will seek broad expansion of overtime pay Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 6:13 AM ET
    President Barack Obama repeats his message from his State of the Union address to raise the minimum wage at a Costco Store in Lanham, Md.

    President Obama this week will direct the Labor Department to revamp its regulations to require overtime pay for millions of workers.

  • Biden blasts LaGuardia  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech about improving America's infrastructure, where he also addressed the problems with airports. Stevens Institute of Technology's Alex Washburn, provides perspective.

  • Biden on LaGuardia: ‘Some third-world country’ Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 5:09 PM ET
    Vice President Joseph Biden

    Vice President Joe Biden says New York's LaGuardia Airport could use some major improvements — and that's putting it mildly.

  • China scrambles jets to new defense zone Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:10 PM ET
    A man looks at Chinese aircraft on display during a visit to a museum in Beijing on November 29, 2013.

    China scrambled jets on Friday in response to two U.S. spy planes and 10 Japanese aircraft entering its new air defense zone over the East China Sea.