Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot holds a briefing after 17 hostages were held at the Lindt Cafe for over 16 hours. Two hostages died and four others were injured.» Read More
Discussing the situation in Australia, Rep Peter King, (R-NY), says this has all the indications of a radicalized Islamist influenced by ISIS social media.
Former FBI Special Agent in Charge, Don Clark, weighs in on events taking place in Australia and if ISIS is involved in "lone wolf" attackers.
CNBC's Mandy Drury provides the latest details on accused Australian gunman Sheikh Haron and the siege that took place at a Sydney, Australia cafe. Drury says 2 people are reported dead and 5 are seriously injured.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche shows footage of alleged Australian gunman Sheikh Haron.
Former Assistant Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, Bob Liscouski, discusses how the United States is preparing for, and would deal with a terrorist attack similar to the one that took place in Australia.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Australia, Edward Gnehm, discusses how social media makes it easier for extremists to communicate and carry out terrorist actions.
Reporters from Australia's 7 News provide the latest details on the events that lead to the police storming the Australia cafe and taking the gunman down.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla says police are reporting the situation in Australia is over. Mandy Drury reports 2 people are dead and 3 are gravely injured, and there is no word on the state of the hostage taker.
Ferguson, Missouri, is on edge ahead of a decision from a grand jury in the Michael Brown case. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on building tensions there. Cohn says most of the businesses along West Florissant Avenue, where much of the protests occurred back in August, remain boarded up.
The Duchess of Alba, a flamboyant Spanish aristocrat known for her lifestyle, died on Thursday in her palace in Seville, the NYT reports.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team remembers the father of CNBC's Jim Cramer, Ken Cramer, who passed away early this morning at the age of 92.
Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director died on Wednesday at age 83, ABC News said.
CNBC's Becky Quick and Joe Kernen reflect on the professional life of Vince Farrell, founding partner at Spears, Benzak, Saloman & Farrell Inc., after news he has died at age 68.
Insight to why fatal truck accidents have risen 18 percent from 2009-2012, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Former Bear Stearns CEO Alan "Ace" Greenberg is dead at 86. CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reflects on Greenberg's reputation and career.
Former Bear Stearns CEO Alan "Ace" Greenberg is dead at 86. Stephen Weiss and the "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders reflect on his career.
Former Bear Stearns CEO Ace Greenberg is dead at 86, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
NBC News' Keir Simmons reports the victims' bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are en route to Dutch forensic examiners.
Reports say there could have been 100 AIDS researchers and advocates on the Malaysia Airlines flight which was shot down in Ukraine, with CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Elaine Stritch, whose husky voice and brassy demeanor dominated stages and screens in a career of more than 60 years, died at age 89.