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  • The Fracking of America Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:34 AM ET
    Men work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site.

    It's almost impossible to overestimate the importance of fracking to the natural gas industry and the nation. It's also difficult to understate the controversy surrounding the environmental issues.  Our special report, "Who's Winning the Natural Gas Game?," addresses both

  • Should Government Get Involved in the Boom? Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:34 AM ET

    Other countries have invested billions in alternative fuels, from Brazil's government-sponsored soybean-ethanol push to France's headlong expansion of nuclear power after the oil shocks of the 1970s. Should the U.S. do the same? 

  • Mark Rubio on Squawk Box

    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio tells CNBC that President Obama ignored Congress and the Constitution by implementing new immigration rules by executive order.

  • The federal agency is aggressively responding to a series of what it sees as hostile attempts by private sector firms to access its website at times when market-moving economic data are released to the public.

  • Court Can Help Fix Obamacare 'Arrogance' Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 12:22 PM ET

    Congress doesn’t often get a second chance to do the right thing. But when it comes to health care, the U.S. Supreme Court may provide lawmakers a historic opportunity to do just that.

  • Santelli on MF Customers vs. JPM Shareholders     Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 11:22 AM ET

    Why didn't the Department of Justice or FBI intercept the problems at MF Global and JPMorgan before the companies inflicted huge losses on investors? CNBC's Rick Santell and James Koutoulas, Commodity Customer Coalition co-founder, weigh in.

  • Fraud Whistleblowers: Uncle Sam Wants You Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 2:46 PM ET
    Department of Justice

    U.S. authorities are ratcheting up their investigation of residential mortgage-backed securities — the bundles of mortgages that were at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis. And they are appealing to the public for help.

  • Should the Government Fund Start-Ups?     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 4:49 PM ET

    Representative Dan Lipinski, (D-IL), discusses the government's efforts to fund potential start-ups with tax dollars through The National Science Foundation I-Corps program.

  • Market Outlook: Austerity, Europe & Fiscal Cliff     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 3:31 PM ET

    Pietro Nivola, Brookings Institute and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute debate whether government dysfunction is preferable to austerity and the impact the fiscal cliff would have on the economy.

  • Can Government Innovation Grow the Economy?     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 2:43 PM ET

    Discussing whether the government's efforts for public innovation will help grow the economy, with Dedric Carter, National Science Foundation.

  • Morgan Stanley Under Government Scrutiny     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 9:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the government is getting to the bottom of the Facebook fallout and much of the attention is turning to underwriter, Morgan Stanley.

  • Can Government Innovation Spur Growth?     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Steve Blank, Stanford University lecturer, discusses how to build successful companies through the "National Science Foundation's I-Corps" program, that's a government-private sector partnership.

  • FCC Chairman on Spectrum Crunch & TV Everywhere     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    Julius Genachowski, FCC chairman, discusses how the agency plans to find easier ways to enforce regulations and put incentives in place to free up unused spectrum, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Here's the Bottom Line on Airline Fees     Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the new data out from the Department of Transportation on airline fees.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Pentagon announces new safety precautions for its F-22 fighter jets after pilots experienced symptoms of oxygen deprivation.

  • The FBI's Corporate Espionage Campaign     Friday, 11 May 2012 | 7:44 PM ET

    The FBI launches a campaign to have the public help catch corporate spies. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • A Shock From JPMorgan Is New Fodder for Reformers Friday, 11 May 2012 | 4:26 AM ET
    JP Morgan Chase

    JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss, which was disclosed on Thursday, could give supporters of tighter industry regulation a huge new piece of ammunition as they fight a last-ditch battle with the banks over new federal rules that may redefine how banks do business. The New York Times reports.

  • Is Shy Bladder Syndrome a Disability?     Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Should paruresis or shy bladder syndrome qualify as a federally regulated disability? Matt Lewis, Daily Caller senior contributor, weighs in.

  • US Agriculture Secretary on Food Safety     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Concerns about mad cow disease and "pink slime" are raising recent questions about food safety. Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, offers insight.

  • Boehner: Would Like to See Top Tax Rate of 25% Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 5:54 PM ET
    U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    House Speaker John Boehner told CNBC he would like to see a top tax rate of 25 percent and warned that the United States had no alternative but to reduce its $16 trillion debt.