FRESNO, Calif.— A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.» Read More
Bob Bazell, NBC News reports on the first case of mad cow disease to surface in the U.S. in six years. The USDA is assuring consumers there is no danger of meat from the California dairy cow entering the food chain.
Will the government's plan to reduce mortgage principal for struggling homeowners increase liabilities for taxpayers and raise the cost of credit? CNBC's Rick Santelli and Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) discuss.
While the commercialization of nuclear fusion takes baby steps into its fourth decade, the next-generation of fission plants could be supplying power within a few years.
Debating whether there is a leadership breakdown at the White House, with David Freddoso, The Washington Examiner; Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide; and Kevin Williamson, National Review.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports strong business spending gave Microsoft's earnings a boost, and housing in Phoenix is starting to find buyers, with CNBC's Diana Olick. Also, the NY Daily News identifies the woman who started the Secret Service hooker scandal.
Several states with dispensaries have seen an increase in both arrests and the confiscation of marijuana plants. However, a look at DEA records shows what appears to be an uneven enforcement policy among pot-friendly states over the past several years.
So what argument should advocates employ? That the government has no business interfering in private activities except to prevent harm to others
There’s growing federal momentum to undercut medical marijuana laws in states including Montana and California. Those laws are suffering more pushback under President Obama than President Bush. What now for medical marijuana patients?
Not only was Oregon the first state to decriminalize pot in 1973, years before its glamorous neighbor to the south, but its medical marijuana program has operated with few glitches since it began in 1998. Now, it's an issue in a top statewide election race.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on a growing tax scam where $100M dollars' worth of debit cards issued by online tax services for refunds, land in the hands of crooks.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS Whistleblower program is running up against a brick wall.
Debating whether the U.S. is turning into a country of "people sitting on a couch, waiting for their next government check", with Herman Cain, former presidential candidate and Willie Brown, former San Francisco mayor.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a new video has surfaced on the over-the-top GSA meeting in Las Vegas, and Congress has scheduled hearings next week to investigate the apparent taxpayer funded boondoggle, with Rep. Jeff Denham, (R-CA).
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on a major development in the early detection of Alzheimer's disease, and discussing how the FDA approved brain scan from Eli Lilly works, with Robert Petersen, M.D., Mayo Clinic.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the outrageous ways $80 billion in taxpayer money is making its way into the hands of criminals via health care fraud.
Money for the primary training program for dislocated workers is 18 percent lower than it was in 2006, even though there are six million more people looking for work now. The New York Times reports.
Discussing the EPA's proposed rules on greenhouse gas emissions, and whether it will kill the coal industry and jobs, with Cecil Roberts, United Mine Workers of America.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Interior Department wants to speed up drilling permits on Federal land, and debating whether this signals a change in energy policy at the White House, with Bill Richardson, former U.S. Secretary of Energy and Gale Norton, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
Legislation is being considered that would end the perk first class and airline elite passengers enjoy today — preferred security lines at airports nationwide.
Applications for medical marijuana licensing in Colroado is down, forcing the state to trim its enforcement staff.