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  • 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.

  • US Treasury to Sell 30 Million More GM Shares Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 8:47 AM ET
    U.S. Treasury

    The Treasury Department says it will begin another round of sales of the General Motors stock it acquired during the government's bailout of the auto industry.

  • Businesses Weigh Launching Counter-Cyberattacks Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Companies hit by a cyberattack may soon choose to hack the thieves to retrieve stolen data, a former CIA director said at a forum in Washington.

  • 'Happiness Expert,' $17K Art Session at IRS Meeting Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    The now infamous 2010 IRS conference featured $135,000 in spending on speakers like a "happiness expert" and a session titled "Leadership Through Art," sources told NBC News.

  • Report: IRS Spent $50 Million for Conferences Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 7:44 AM ET

    The IRS' woes grow with report of that the agency spent $50 million for conferences, including for hotel rooms that normally cost up to $3,500 per night, from 2010 to 2012.

  • In Congress, Bills and Scandals Vie for Attention Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Lawmakers are facing a critical juncture on immigration legislation and two Obama administration controversies. The New York Times reports.