UNITED NATIONS-- Britain is urging the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution calling on all countries not to pay ransom to kidnappers who use the money to finance terrorist groups.» Read More
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.
Senator Barack Obama’s fund-raising juggernaut appears to have slowed dramatically from its record-shattering pace in September, raising $36 million in the first half of October, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission.
If the usual suspects aren't responsible for hurting Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, then who is?
As the nation pauses to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the spotlight from a presidential campaign and a new memorial at the Pentagon are joining the familiar rituals of remembrance on this solemn day.
John McCain and Barack Obama have begun recalibrating their strategies for the presidential campaign in a contest recast by Mr. McCain’s unexpected selection of Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska as his running mate, the NewYork Times reports.
National party conventions are known as much for their nonstop partying as they are for their politics — a time for lobbyists, politicians and corporate executives to gather at lavish receptions and elegant dinners.
Television networks are assigning reporters to a new beat this election year: people who don’t watch the evening news. With polls showing a surge in primary-season ballots cast by voters under 30, media outlets are out to convert the newly energized voters into viewers.
As they traveled across Indiana and North Carolina over the last few days, trading charges and countercharges about the wisdom of suspending the federal gas tax for the summer, Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama were really having a larger fight.
This company makes glass that allows buildings to be more energy efficient. And it's still under the radar on Wall Street.
Since the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, so-called supply-side economics has become a central tenet of Republican political and economic thinking. How well has the central idea - that tax cuts for top income earners would actually increase tax revenues - worked out in the real world?
Before the polls even opened in Wisconsin on Tuesday, the two Democratic contenders had moved on to campaign in Texas and Ohio, the two next big prizes on the primary calendar.
Intrade has done an excellent job of predicting election results over the last few years. But now a little backlash has begun.
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton won the vote in the Nevada Democratic caucuses on Saturday, giving her a second consecutive victory in what is shaping up as a protracted battle with Senator Barack Obama.
STANDISH, Mich. — This quiet town, tucked between the thumb and the rest of the fingers in Michigan’s mitten, feels worlds away from the struggling automobile factories of Flint and Detroit. But economic gloom has made its way here just as it has seeped through so much of this state.
In Paraguay's Tri-Border region, billions of dollars in pirated goods are smuggled and sold each year. It's a big problem for U.S. firms and finances terrorist groups.
Wall Street is counting down to next week's Fed meeting and not much else is influencing trading. Stocks are readying for a higher opening as investors wait for a speech from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke later this morning and watch the action at OPEC.
Mexican rebels claim pipeline attacks
Germany has arrested three men it suspects of belonging to an Islamist terrorist group and planning attacks on Frankfurt international airport and a major U.S. military base, German officials said on Wednesday.
Presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) joined CNBC's Larry Kudlow on "Kudlow & Co." to discuss the economic strategy he would pursue if he were elected America's commander-in-chief in 2008.
Change has come to Colombia. The South American nation was not so long ago synonymous with narcotics trafficking, violent revolutionary groups and shocking assassinations of prosecutors and judges.