Israel's relationship with the U.S. is a "strategic asset," Israel's finance minister said, as he sought to tone disputes over Iran's nuclear deal.» Read More
An airline passenger who yelled "I want to kill all the Jews" on a Detroit-bound plane was arrested on disorderly conduct and other charges, but authorities said Thursday the incident didn't appear terrorism-related.
From underwear screening to health care to a nuclear ultimatum from Iran, President Barack Obama has 2010 start with his agenda driven by events and not choice. This is the nature of the beast and Obama's management skills will be tested this month. Let's do a quick list of what's happening and the major questions to resolve.
The Federal Aviation Administration is stepping up oversight of American Airlines after three botched landings by the carrier over 11 days, the Wall Street Journal reported. .
The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States, saying that could have stopped the attempted Christmas Day airline bombing.
New information presented to the President early Wednesday indicates "some linkage" between Al Qaeda and the airline attacker Umar Abdulmutallab, a senior administration official said, briefing reporters in Hawaii.
In ways large and small, the Department of Homeland Security, once again, is struggling to strengthen an aviation security system it has already spent $40 billion rebuilding since the terror attacks of 2001. The New York Times reports.
A Nigerian man with links to al Qaeda militants was charged for trying to blow up a U.S. passenger plane with an explosive device on approach into Detroit. What does it mean for the market and will we see a “terror premium” priced into some stocks? Brian Ruttenbur, homeland security analyst at Morgan Keegan, shared his insight.
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the self-described mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, and four other men accused in the plot will be prosecuted in federal court in New York City, a federal law enforcement official said early on Friday.
Australian police launched a major anti-terrorism operation on Tuesday, arresting four men they said were part of a terrorist cell that was planning to launch a suicide attack on several Army bases in the country.
The developer of the World Trade Center site has threatened to go to arbitration to settle a monthslong impasse to rebuild ground zero.
The market is still discounting spot barrels. That means the market is still discounting nearby demand prospects, which means there is no real excuse for yesterday’s end-of-quarter spike other than the notion that the… end-of-the-quarter …was the reason for the spike, writes Stephen Schork.
The captain of an American cargo ship held hostage by armed Somali pirates was rescued on Sunday by United States Navy personnel, who killed three of his captors, government and shipping officials said.
Lawrence H. Summers, the top economic adviser to President Obama, earned more than $5 million last year from the hedge fund D. E. Shaw and collected $2.7 million in speaking fees from Wall Street companies that received government bailout money, the White House disclosed Friday in releasing financial information about top officials.
Three executives at News Corp's Dow Jones headquarters received envelopes containing white powder and another 10 were discovered in the mail room, a company spokesman said Wednesday.
Officials say they will make wide-ranging changes, including stricter federal rules for hedge funds, credit rating agencies and mortgage brokers, and greater oversight of the complex financial instruments that contributed to the economic crisis.
President Obama on Friday stepped squarely into the fractious effort in Congress to assemble an $825 billion economic recovery package, seeking to quell criticism from both parties and to retain leadership on an initiative that could define his term.
Thank you, President Bush. As you leave office, the polls may leave you somewhat disheartened and even a bit sad. AND - Thank you, President Obama. As you enter office, the polls must make you smile a bit, even though you hardly seem like the bragging type.
Senate Democrats were working Tuesday to put together legislation making it possible for Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to become secretary of state despite a constitutional clause that some critics argue should bar her from joining the cabinet.
The terrorist attacks in Mumbai will further damage investor sentiment in India from an already fragile position, Simon Godfrey, investment specialist for Asian equities from Fortis Investments, told CNBC Thursday.
The tensions and their increasingly public airing provide a revealing coda to the ill-fated McCain-Palin ticket, hinting at the mounting turmoil of a campaign that was described even by many Republicans as incoherent, negative and badly run.