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  • Vatican Denies Flaws That Led to Credit Card Block Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 2:36 AM ET
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    The Vatican insisted on Sunday that it had taken adequate measures to combat money laundering and so could not understand why the Bank of Italy had blocked the use of credit and debit cards inside Vatican City, NBC reports

  • Police said Sunday they have arrested six suspects in another gang rape of a bus passenger in India, four weeks after a brutal attack on a student on a moving bus in the capital outraged Indians and led to calls for tougher rape laws. The CSM reports.

  • An Unqualified Jack Lew Will Tax and Spend Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 4:42 PM ET
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    The Treasury secretary nominee is a left-liberal Obama spear-carrier, whose very appointment signals a sharp confrontation with the GOP House, Larry Kudlow says.

  • Feds Scrub Reprimand for Workplace Flatulence Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 3:09 PM ET

    The Social Security Administration has taken back a reprimand it gave to an employee who was written up for "passing gas and releasing an unpleasant odor" that created a "hostile work environment."

  • FAA & LaHood: These Plans Are Safe!   Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 11:14 AM ET
    FAA & LaHood: These Plans Are Safe!

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports government officials are standing by the Dreamliner, but shares of Boeing are down nearly three percent since the aircraft was hit by a couple of mishaps in the past week.

  • FAA & DOT Declare Dreamliner is Safe   Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 10:05 AM ET
    FAA & DOT Declare Dreamliner is Safe

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the outcome of a joint government news conference on the safety of Boeing's 787, declaring nothing in the data suggests it is not safe. Also, Carter Leake, BB&T Capital Markets analyst, discusses how the scrutiny will likely impact Boeing's stock.

  • FAA on 787: 'We Believe This is a Safe Aircraft'   Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 9:48 AM ET
    FAA on 787: 'We Believe This is a Safe Aircraft'

    FAA Administrator Michael Huerta addresses the government's stand on Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, despite recent technical glitches.

  • Will Wall Street Punish Boeing Shares?   Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Will Wall Street Punish Boeing Shares?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest details on a special FAA review of recent problems on the 787 Dreamliner. And Carter Copeland, Barclays Capital analyst, weighs in on the impact all this scrutiny will have on Boeing's stock.

  • Feds to Probe 787 Dreamliner Glitches   Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 6:30 AM ET
    Feds to Probe 787 Dreamliner Glitches

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the FAA will conduct a special review of recent technical problems reported on Boeing's aircraft.

  • In 2011, Congress and President Obama went to the brink of government default when congressional Republicans balked at raising the nation's debt ceiling. The spring of 2013 appears to have another debt ceiling fight in store. Here are the top four things that have changed. The CSM reports.

  • GOP Senator Sees No 'Grand Bargain' on Debt Crisis Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    A key conservative in the Senate told CNBC on Tuesday that spending cuts would have to be part of any discussion to raise the nation's borrowing limit.

  • Congress OKs Sandy Aid Over Conservative Opposition Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 2:52 PM ET
    A destroyed home is viewed along the beach in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of New York City.

    Rejecting conservative opposition, Congress approved a $9.7 billion aid package for victims of super storm Sandy on Friday after a near mutiny by East Coast Republicans against House Speaker John Boehner.

  • Post Office Looks to New Congress for Deliverance Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
    U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Juan Padilla arranges mail in his truck while on his delivery route in San Francisco.

    The former occupants of Capitol Hill didn't deliver, so the cash-strapped Postal Service now turns to the newly sworn-in Congress for help in avoiding its own "fiscal cliff."

  • Santelli: Who is Richard Windsor?   Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    Santelli: Who is Richard Windsor?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Christopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute, discuss the false identity assumed by Lisa Jackson, the departing head of the U.S. EPA.

  • Seattle, Washington

    The SEC's whistleblower program report reveals that one state has a very high number of whistleblowers compared with the size of its economy. This suggests that the state also has a high-level of corporate wrongdoing.

  • Donald Trump speaks at the Ritz-Carlton on August 26, 2012 in Sarasota, Florida.

    Donald Trump slams GOP in tweets, saying that Republicans got nothing in the fiscal cliff deal. Here's a look at some principles the real estate mogul might have followed had he been negotiating, the CSM reports.

  • Climate Change Threatens French Wine Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 1:40 AM ET
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    Warmer temperatures mean soon you may have to pay more for your favorite Bordeaux — if you can find it, the Global Post reports.

  • Chicago, Illinois

    New year's revelers could wake up to a hangover of a different sort: new regulations totaling more than 400 across the country.

  • Get Ahead by Skipping Last Two Years of College? Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 11:53 AM ET

    A recent study found kids may not need all four years of school to get ahead. Some students who received two-year degrees earned more than their four-year counterparts. Whoa, does Ferris Bueller know about this?!

  • Obama: GOP Focus on Rich Standing in Way of Deal Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 9:34 AM ET
    President Obama (R) meets with members of the bipartisan Governors Association Executive Committee, including Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D)

    The GOP says it wants a deal on the "fiscal cliff" but "their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans are protected," President Obama said on NBC's "Meet the Press."