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  • Detroit's Damaging Debt Situation     Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 2:12 PM ET

    James Hohman of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy discusses how the city might deal with its unfunded health care and pension obligations.

  • US to Increase Military Support to Syria Rebels Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 11:20 PM ET

    President Barack Obama has authorized sending weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time, after the White House said it has proof the Syrian government had used chemical weapons.

  • Natural Gas Leak? Futures Surge Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 5:02 PM ET

    Trading in natural gas futures exploded Thursday just about seven seconds before the government was set to release its weekly market-moving natural gas storage report.

  • Immigration Vote Pits Republican Versus Republican Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:59 AM ET
    Republican members of Congress listen as the votes of the Electoral College are tallied in the House on Jan. 4, 2013.

    An internal tug of war is raging between Republican luminaries and grassroots conservatives who decry immigration reform as "amnesty." NBC News reports.

  • How Prism Might Work, and Why That Matters to You Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 7:42 AM ET
    Chairman and vice chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), left, and Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) speak to members of the media. According to reports, the NSA has collected phone data, under a provision of the Patriot Act, of Verizon customers in the U.S.

    How does Prism work? We have precious few details, despite all the leaks. That leaves the public and the technology community much like the blind men and the elephant.

  • Google, Microsoft, Facebook Want US 'Transparency' Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 4:24 PM ET
    The Google I/O developers' conference in San Francisco

    Three of the largest Internet companies called on the U.S. government to provide greater transparency on national security requests on Tuesday.

  • Overdraft Protection Will Cost You, but How Much? Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 9:42 AM ET
    Richard Cordray

    Complex rules sow confusion about how overdraft fees work and "may increase consumer costs beyond reasonable expectations," said CFPB director Richard Cordray.

  • James Bamford, NSA expert, talks about the fallout from the NSA security leak and weighs in on the close-knit relationship between the intelligence community and private sector, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Rep. Van Hollen: Budget Reform in 'Limbo'     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD), reveals his thoughts on raising the debt ceiling, and explains why it makes sense to invest in the nation's infrastructure and get immigration reform passed through Congress.

  • Welch on NSA Leaker and Jobs Report Doubt     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    Former GE boss Jack Welch explains why he believes the man who exposed secret U.S. surveillance programs should be brought back to the U.S. and prosecuted. He also talked about his skepticism over the employment report.

  • Regulating PRISM Should Involve Public: Expert     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    David Livingstone, associate fellow of international security at Chatham House, discusses PRISM and calls for a "mature debate" about privacy between countries and their citizens.

  • Former CIA Worker: I Leaked US Surveillance Data Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 7:28 PM ET
    Edward Snowden

    A former technical assistant for the CIA was the source of disclosures about the government's collection of Internet and telephone data, says the NY Times, citing the Guardian.

  • Required Flu Shots No Sting for Hospital Workers Saturday, 8 Jun 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Forcing hospital workers to be vaccinated for the flu as a condition of employment is not a prescription for losing employees, according to a new study.

  • Misfired 2010 Email Alerted DC IRS to Targeting Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 5:11 PM ET
    IRS Building, Washington, DC

    A misfired email from an IRS worker in Cincinnati three years ago alerted IRS officials in Washington to the extra scrutiny given to conservative groups, according to what the worker told congressional investigators.

  • For Some, Fed Can Start Tapering NOW Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    While the end of easy monetary policy has been cast as the great enemy of stocks, for some tapering can't happen soon enough.

  • Is the NSA Watching You Through Its 'PRISM?'     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 10:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details of a report that says the National Security Agency and FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. internet companies.

  • Is the NSA Spying on Americans?     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:18 AM ET

    The Washington Post reports the National Security Agency and the FBI are tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. internet companies, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Government Grabs Verizon Phone Records     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    According to reports, a top secret court order allows the National Security Agency to collect telephone records for million of Verizon customers, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Move Along Folks, No Stock Bubble Here: Survey Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
  • 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.