PRATO, Italy— The first thing the firefighters saw was the arm sticking out of the barred window on the second floor of the factory. The fire station is two minutes from the Teresa Moda garment factory, on the edge of the main industrial zone of Prato, a town outside Florence. The first squad arrived around 7 a.m. Priority No. 1 was the arm in the window.» Read More
During breaks at a food truck parked near American Apparel's main 800,000- square-foot factory that produces brightly colored T-shirts and leather goods, workers said they hoped new leadership would fix problems that have saddled the 250- store chain with losses in 16 of the past 17 quarters.
The White House is asking Congress for $3.7 billion in immigration funds to deal with the child border crisis, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on Tuesday's hearing on VA whistleblowers, and the surge in children coming across the U.S. borders illegally.
In the surveys we're taking, retirees are telling us they are not making a clean break from work, says Andy Sieg, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, explaining why retirement will look very different for the baby boomer generation than their parents.
Former Sen. Bob Kerrey, (D-Neb.), shares his thoughts on raising the eligibility age for receiving full social security benefits. I'd probably raise it to 68 or 69-years old over the course of 30 thirty years, says Kerrey.
Judd Gregg, Nuclear Matters co-chair and former U.S. Senator, (R-NH), shares his thoughts on President Obama's immigration plans. Gregg says tax reform and immigration reform need to take place together.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses the roadblocks President Obama is facing with immigration reform and reacts to the steps he will take to mend immigration on his own.
President Obama announces what steps he will take within his existing legal authority to fix immigration on his own and secure our borders.
Obama said he will do all that he can on his own about immigration, based on recommendations from senior advisers, until Congress decides to act.
President Obama discusses the state of the "broken" immigration reform. Obama breaks down what a year of obstruction has meant to Americans and the root causes of the crisis.
With immigration legislation stalled, a key U.S. Republican senator puts the odds of enacting reform this year as "close to zero."
IXTEPEC, Mexico, June 25- Driven from home by. threats of gang violence and extortion and drawn to the U.S. by hopes of education and opportunity, Carlos, a 15- year-old from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, is stuck in southern Mexico, living in a shelter and trying to figure out how to get to California.
TOKYO, June 24- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unveiled a package of measures on Tuesday aimed at boosting Japan's long-term economic growth, from phased-in corporate tax cuts to a bigger role for women and foreign workers, but applause from investors is likely to be muted after Tokyo backpedalled on bolder reforms.
A Massachusetts mayor wants an end to refugee resettlement in his city, saying Somali families are putting pressure on already strained services.
Speaker Boehner is urging President Obama to deploy the National Guard to the border "immediately" in response to a surge of unaccompanied minors migrating to the U.S. from Central America. Tamar Jacoby, ImmigrationWorks President, and former Republican Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, provide perspective.
It's really fairly simple - secure the border, says Gov. Rick Perry, (R-Texas), sharing his views on immigration and securing the U.S. borders.
The primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor shows how divided the Republican Party has become, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer tells CNBC.
Immigration reform advocates said they planned to step up pressure on the White House to enact changes without waiting for Congress.
U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr (R-Tenn.), weighs in on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary loss to David Brat and provides insight to his upcoming election against veteran Tennessee Republican Senator Lamar Alexander.
Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, says House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is a sensible politician, and shares his view of what his primary loss implies for the budget and immigration policies.