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  • Holder bolsters limits on federal profiling Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 10:24 AM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder

    Federal profiling on the basis of religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation and gender identity will be banned, NBC News reports.

  • Sen. McCain vows Jones Act will be repealed one day Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 3:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec 5- Senator John McCain said a more than 90- year-old law that requires ships servicing coastal businesses to be built and mostly staffed by U.S. crews will be repealed sooner or later if lawmakers keep fighting the trade restriction. The Department of Homeland Security issued a rare waiver of the act in 2012 when superstorm Sandy led to fuel...

  • Investors to Obama: We need more foreign workers! Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 2:54 PM ET
    Computer programmer

    CNBC spoke to entrepreneurs, investors—and technology workers—who argue in favor of H-1B visa rules being liberalized.

  • Government's secret shopping spree exposed   Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 4:35 PM ET
    Government's secret shopping spree exposed

    NBC Investigative Reporter Scott MacFarlane discovered $30,000 worth of Starbucks purchases by Homeland Security employees equipped with a micro purchase card.

  • Homeland Security issues Ebola restrictions   Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:21 PM ET
    Homeland Security issues Ebola restrictions

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is issuing travel restrictions to prevent the spread of Ebola. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • Doctor says 'no system foolproof' in containing Ebola   Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:52 AM ET
    Doctor says 'no system foolproof' in containing Ebola

    A nurse from the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital spoke to the Today Show's Matt Lauer about the protocol in handling Ebola. Dr. Alexander Garza of Saint Louis University, provides perspective.

  • CDC improving Ebola procedures   Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    CDC improving Ebola procedures

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the details of the CDC conference call on Ebola after the second health care worker was diagnosed who treated Thomas Eric Duncan.

  • CDC's Frieden: Risk low for other passengers   Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    CDC's Frieden: Risk low for other passengers

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the second health care worker diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas will be transferred to Emory University Hospital.

  • CDC Dir.: 2nd Patient should not have traveled commercially

    CDC Director Tom Frieden, says the second health care worker diagnosed with Ebola should not have traveled on a commercial airline, despite showing no symptoms or fever at the time.

  • CDC outlines contacts of confirmed Ebola cases   Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:57 PM ET
    CDC outlines contacts of confirmed Ebola cases

    CDC Director Tom Frieden, says the two health care workers diagnosed with Ebola both had extensive contact with Thomas Eric Duncan before he was diagnosed with Ebola, and he was showing symptoms.

  • CDC Director: Second patient ill, clinically stable   Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    CDC Director: Second patient ill, clinically stable

    CDC Director Tom Frieden, addresses the second health care worker diagnosed with Ebola. Frieden says once she developed and reported symptoms, she was rapidly isolated and tested.

  • HHS Secretary: We know how to stop Ebola   Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    HHS Secretary: We know how to stop Ebola

    HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell, holds a conference call over the hospital preparedness and response for Ebola patients in the U.S.

  • Congress grills Secret Service on White House security

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is questioning Secret Service Director Julia Pierson about recent security lapses at the White House, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • White House fence jumper found with 800 rounds of ammo

    A man armed with a knife jumped the White House fence last week and entered the executive mansion, an act that surprised his former neighbors in Copperas Cove, Texas. KCEN's Chris Davis reports.

  • Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET
    Cyber security hacker hacking

    Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

  • North Dakota population boom   Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:53 AM ET
    North Dakota population boom

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D- N.D.), discusses how the state's growing population is impacting the housing market.

  • Sen. Heitkamp: No legal reason to deny Keystone   Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:06 AM ET
    Sen. Heitkamp: No legal reason to deny Keystone

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D- N.D.), shares her thoughts on the outcome of getting approval on building out the Keystone pipeline.

  • Blue Dog in a Red State?   Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:05 AM ET
    Blue Dog in a Red State?

    We need to have a Congress that works, says Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D- N.D.), sharing her thoughts of creating bipartisanship on Capitol Hill.

  • Sen. Heitkamp: Tons of jobs in North Dakota   Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET
    Sen. Heitkamp: Tons of jobs in North Dakota

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D- N.D.), discusses job openings in North Dakota. I say we have zero unemployment in our state, says Heitkamp.

  • BAE reversal came after Homeland Security called Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    Department of Homeland Security employees work inside the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va.

    Federal security officials contacted BAE Systems in the wake of its claim that it had stopped a purported hack attack against a hedge fund.