• The Economics of Pot Legalization     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    One argument made in defense of legalizing pot is an economic one: a boost in revenue from taxes, lower cost in fighting the war on drugs, and even a solution to the nation's energy problem. Kevin Sabet, former White House Advisor on drug policy, and freelance journalist Doug Fine, discuss the war on drugs in the U.S. and the economics involved.

  • The Politics of Pot     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 4:37 PM ET

    Could President Obama lose Colorado if he does not fix issues facing pot-related businesses? CNBC's Brian Shactman reports.

  • Banking on Pot     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 2:25 PM ET

    Wells Fargo tells CNBC they have "opted not to bank" with pot businesses because "while medical marijuana dispensaries are legal in some states, they are still illegal under federal law," reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Politics & Pot     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 1:46 PM ET

    If Amendment 64, which legalizes Marijuana and regulates it like alcohol, passes in Colorado this November, the state could see $64 million more in taxes, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Paul Ryan's Run Across the USA     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Paul Ryan is expected to discuss energy policy in today's campaigning, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Colorado, Meet Paul Ryan     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    Paul Ryan is hard at work on the campaign trail, holding fundraisers and talking to voter in Colorado. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details.

  • President Barack Obama is reflected on a glass table as he appears on television screens at an electronics shop in 2008 during a segment of a 30-minute prime-time infomercial.

    If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far.

  • Colorado Suspect Charged With 24 Counts of Murder Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 1:12 PM ET
    In this handout provided by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, accused movie theater shooter James Holmes poses for a booking photo on an unspecified date in Centennial, Colorado.

    Colorado prosecutors formally charged former doctoral student James Holmes on Monday with 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder in the shooting rampage at the midnight showing of the new Batman movie.

  • 3 Arrested in Separate 'Dark Knight' Incidents Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 4:18 PM ET
    People walk past a poster of the new Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises' outside a theater in Silver Spring, Maryland, on July 20, 2012. A masked attacker gunned down dozens of US moviegoers at the packed premiere of a Batman movie on Friday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 58.

    At least three men have been arrested for making threats during or after watching the new Batman movie in separate incidents, underscoring moviegoers' anxieties and heightened security in the wake of the deadly mass shooting n Colorado.

  • Theater Shooting Suspect Appears in Court     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 12:59 PM ET

    The suspect in the Aurora, Colorado theater shooting makes his initial court appearance today, reports NBC's Leanne Gregg.

  • Colorado Shooting Suspect Appears in Court     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    The suspect in the Colorado shooting makes his first appearance in Court today. Formal filing of charges against James Holmes to take place next Monday.

  • Colorado Shooting Suspect in Court     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    James Holmes, the suspect in a shooting at a Colorado theater that left at least 12 people dead and 58 injured, appears in court for the first time.

  • Colorado Shooting Latest     Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 10:27 AM ET

    NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports the latest details on all the developments out of Aurora, Colorado, following the shooting of 70 people and 12 killings at a showing of the new "Batman" movie.

  • NBC's Leanne Gregg reports the accused shooter in Friday's horrific events in Aurora, Colorado is due in court today.

  • NBC's Leanne Gregg reports James Holmes, the 24-year old arrested for allegedly shooting 70 people and killing 12 at a showing of the new "Batman" movie, will make his first appearance in court today.

  • Police to Enter Colorado Suspect's Booby-Trapped Home Saturday, 21 Jul 2012 | 11:08 AM ET
    James Holmes, suspect in the Aurora, Colorado shooting.

    A day after a gunman opened fire at a packed midnight showing of the new "Batman" film in a Denver suburb, killing 12 people and wounding 59 more, police on Saturday prepared to neutralize explosives in the suspect's booby-trapped apartment.

  • Theaters Will Honor Refunds     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    AMC movie theaters say all schedules will not change, but any refunds will be honored, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Deadly Theater Shooting: Latest Details     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 4:10 PM ET

    The latest details on the deadly shooting at the showing of the Batman film in Colorado, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin & Brian Shactman.

  • Survivor: 'Didn't Think It Was Real' Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:29 PM ET
    Colorado shooting aftermath

    They were an eager audience forgoing sleep to take in the midnight premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises." Instead, they became survivors of the worst massacre in U.S. history since Fort Hood in 2009.

  • What's Next for Hollywood?     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 3:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on movie theaters around the nation upping security to ensure safety and reassure movie goers.