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  • A number of U.S embassies will be closed on Sunday due to security concerns, NBC's Pete Williams reports.

  • U.S embassies will close on August 4th     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports that some U.S Embassies will close Sunday due to security considerations. The State department is not disclosing any numbers or locations.

  • Busted: High-class hooker ring     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:51 PM ET

    Investigators are digging to track all the money in the investigation into a New York couple accused of running an international prostitution and money-laundering operation. CNBC's Andrea Day offers insight.

  • The Snowden saga continues     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    Is President Obama putting enough pressure on Russia to get Snowden back to the U.S.? Rep. Eliot Engel, (D-NY) says he would tell "President Obama not to go to Russia" next month, and also discusses the House passing new sanctions on Iran's oil exports.

  • Snowden free in Russia     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on his conversation with NSA chief Keith Alexander, and what's likely next for Edward Snowden after being granted a 1 year visa to stay in Russia.

  • NSA chief faces hackers     Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander faced a hostile crowd as he spoke out about the damage of Edward Snowden's leaks. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • TSA employees caught sleeping on the job Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    The TSA investigated and closed 9,622 cases of employee misconduct between 2010 and 2012, according to a report by the GAO.

  • The First State aims to be first in business Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    Jack Markell, Governor of Delaware

    Delaware companies in advanced industries are bringing manufacturing jobs back from abroad, such as ILC Dover, and luring new ones from overseas, including Hologic from Germany.

  • Case for double doors in the cockpit     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    The widow of Victor Saracini, the pilot who died on United Airlines flight 175 on September 11th, is lobbying Congress for double locking doors in the cockpit. Ellen Saracini, offers insight on her meeting on Capitol Hill.

  • US Economy Has 'Hit Bottom'     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    The U.S. economy has already "hit bottom" but companies should still look outside the U.S. for opportunities, says Greg Hollis, the CEO of Trinity Protection Services. He suggests investigating Africa.

  • US Spying No Surprise: Ex-Minister     Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    Mark Malloch-Brown, a former U.K. government minister and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, says he "learned to live" with bugging while working at the UN.

  • US Snooping Whistleblower Identifies Himself     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 1:19 AM ET

    A former technical worker for the CIA is revealed as the source of a series of leaks about US phone and internet surveillance.

  • Top US Spy Agency Can't Keep A Secret     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    Did the NSA get everything they were looking for? And why exactly did they name its monitoring program "Prism?" CNBC's Jackson Burke takes a look.

  • Chinese Hacked Obama, McCain Campaigns     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Cyberattacks linked to the Chinese government will be at the top of the U.S. agenda when President Obama meets with Chinese president Xi Jinping Friday in California. Chinese officials deny any role in the cyberattacks, but U.S. experts say the 2008 attack was a "wake up call." NBC's Michael Isikoff reports. Officials say Chinese hackers took internal documents from the Obama and McCain campaigns.

  • China's Xi Meets With Obama at Key Summit     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 8:12 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood explains what's at stake today when President Obama meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping to talk about hacking, security and trade issues.

  • Verizon Rallies Amid 'Spying' Reports     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 4:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest after a report the Obama administration demanded millions of phone records of Verizon customers. Mike Rogers, the House Intelligence Chairman, said the program actually thwarted a terrorist attack.

  • Government 'Snooping' Necessary?     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:20 PM ET

    Discussing whether "government spying" is worth giving up individual liberty, with Steven Bucci, Heritage Foundation. This program does not violate privacy, and has saved American lives, he says.

  • Political Leaders Defend Phone Law     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on reports the national security agency has been gathering millions of Verizon telephone records. Government security people say the law has already saved lives.

  • Rep. Rogers Speaks on Phone Records Law     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    Rep. Mike Rogers defended the phone records law, saying it has thwarted a domestic terror attack in the past.

  • TSA Drops Plan to Allow Small Knives on Planes Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:07 PM ET
    American Airlines employees protest at Los Angeles International Airport.

    The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.