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Europeans are angered with the U.S. over new leaks on the NSA spying program, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; James Bamford, author of "The Shadow Factory"; and Heather Conley, Center for Strategic & International Studies.
Israel is making a free-market move, with a new political party aiming to reduce the welfare rolls — and avoid a Greece-like situation, argues Kudlow producer Jake Novak.
Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes
One phrase has permeated the discussion about the NSA spying program over and over. "Nobody is listening to your phone calls." But is "watching" your phone calls just as intrusive?
Britain should shut down 30 rundown prisons and build 12 modern "hub prisons" with a capacity of up to 3,000 inmates each, according to a new report.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on why the government should get its fiscal house in order through entitlement and tax reform, privatizing intelligence gathering, and implementing GSE reform.
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.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore and Nick Maroutsous of Kapstream Capital react to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's long-term structural reforms.
The government reports that Medicare's hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026 and that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund in 2033.
Unlike the media depiction of gays as mostly white and wealthy, LGBT Americans are more likely to be poor than heterosexuals.
The Feds have granted a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of homes with FHA mortgages in areas devastated by the Oklahoma tornado.
Despite huge cutbacks in government spending, some high level federal executives are scheduled to get millions of dollars in bonuses, unless a law is passed.
President Obama said that he did not know about the IRS Inspector General's report on the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny before it was leaked.
Extended unemployment benefits do not keep people from finding a job, a report showed. But whether extensions help or hurt the jobs picture is far from settled.
Under President Barack Obama's health care law, where you live could make a huge difference in what you'll pay for medications.
Colleges are using merit-based aid to lure wealthier students who can afford rising tuition and fees while low-income students are increasingly bypassed, according to a study.
Former Rep. Barney Frank, an author of the massive regulation bill that sought to contain too-big-to-fail banks, said the legislation is working.
Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.
The Internal Revenue Service will play an important role in how health-care reform is managed, even deciding who will have to buy coverage.
President Obama's proposal to slow Social Security spending by calculating cost-of-living increases differently has given conservatives and liberals something in common: they hate it.