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  • 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.

  • Mr. President, You've Got Mail, the Vetted Kind Friday, 31 May 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    The White House, Washington, D.C.

    The latest ricin-laced letter addressed to President Obama highlights the state-of-the-art Secret Service facility used for screening a million pieces of mail a year.

  • Sprint & SoftBank Reach Deal With US     Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    Sprint and SoftBank have reached a deal with the U.S. over security concerns, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. William Plummer, Huawei, explains why his company is unhappy with the deal.

  • After Government Raid, Jittery Future for Bitcoin Monday, 20 May 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    Bitcoins

    With news that authorities seized assets of the world's largest bitcoin exchange, traders and other people interested in the digital currency are looking nervously at the future.

  • Pentagon Calls Out China on Cyberattacks     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers goes inside a lab to get a glimpse at how workers keep the nation safe from unwanted security breaches on the web.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports breaking news regarding additional suspects in custody in the Boston bombing investigation. (2:09)

  • President Obama answers questions about the Boston Marathon bombing and protecting the country from further attacks. The FBI and Homeland Security performed "exemplary" in their duties, adding his administration is cooperating fully with all departments to protect and prevent these attacks.

  • Markets Shocked by False AP Tweet     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    After a fake message about explosions in the White House surfaced yesterday, should the SEC allow companies to use Twitter to announce news? Jacob Frenkel, Schulman Rogers, weighs in.

  • Fake AP Tweet Sends Jitters Through Wall Street     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 6:05 AM ET

    Hackers sent a false market-moving message that the White House was under attack, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Mother of Bombing Suspects Defends Sons     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    As Boston returns to the business of healing after last week's bombings, the mother of the two suspects speaks out in defense of her sons, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • A Time for Healing in Boston     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports an important transition has taken place in Boston as the FBI turns over the crime scene on Boylston Street back to the city, and the flag that flew at the finish line is presented to Mayor Thomas Menino.

  • Boston: Hospitalized Suspect Awaits Charges     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:17 AM ET

    There's a dramatic turn for law enforcement officials trying to piece together what was behind the bombing attacks, reports Scott Cohn.

  • Did Tsarnaev Brothers Plan Other Attacks?     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    Chad Sweet, former Chief of Staff at the Dept. of Homeland Security, shares his thoughts on the latest investigation in the Boston bombings.

  • Boston Investigators Search For Clues     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on the Boston bombing investigation. And James Woolsey, former CIA director, discusses the likelihood of a terror connection in the Tsarnaev brothers' attack and if there's a way to keep such things from happening again.

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest on the investigation into the Boston bombing, and takes a look at protecting the homeland, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Boston Suspect Responds to Questions     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest detail on the investigation into the Boston bombing attacks. And, Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, discusses ways to improve protecting the homeland.