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  • Busch: Welcome Back Mr. President! Monday, 4 Jan 2010 | 11:32 AM ET

    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.

  • American Airlines aircrafts.

    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. .

  • Netherlands to Use Full Body Scanners for US Flights Wednesday, 30 Dec 2009 | 2:44 PM ET

    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 Shows Al Qaeda Links With Attacker Wednesday, 30 Dec 2009 | 2:28 AM ET

    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.

  • US Struggles Anew to Ensure Safety as Gaps Are Revealed Tuesday, 29 Dec 2009 | 10:59 AM ET
    Sgt. Cliff Java of the San Francisco police department and his dog check the luggage in the ticketing area of the International Terminal at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California.

    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.

  • Key 9/11 Suspect to Be Tried in New York Friday, 13 Nov 2009 | 8:33 AM ET
    Gavel

    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.

  • Australia Launches Major Anti-Terror Operation Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 7:59 PM ET

    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.

  • World Trade Center Developer Threatens Arbitration Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 4:12 PM ET

    The developer of the World Trade Center site has threatened to go to arbitration to settle a monthslong impasse to rebuild ground zero.

  • Schork Oil Outlook: Don’t Blame Nigeria Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 10:28 AM ET

    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.

  • US Captain Held by Pirates Is Rescued Sunday, 12 Apr 2009 | 4:44 PM ET

    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.

  • Financial Industry Paid Millions to Obama Aide Saturday, 4 Apr 2009 | 8:57 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Nominee Lawrence Summers

    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.

  • Powder in Dow Jones Offices Harmless: Police Friday, 30 Jan 2009 | 11:20 AM ET
    News headlines from Dow Jones scroll on the "zipper" around the 1 Times Square Building, in New York.

    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.

  • Fast Action to Tighten Financial Rules Planned Sunday, 25 Jan 2009 | 9:33 AM ET

    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.

  • Obama Presses for Quick Jolt to the Economy Saturday, 24 Jan 2009 | 10:28 AM ET
    President Barack Obama in an Economic Stimulus meeting

    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.

  • Chadwick: Thank You, Mr. President(s) Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | 9:48 AM ET

    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.

  • Could Constitution Bar Clinton From Obama Cabinet? Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 12:06 PM ET
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

    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.

  • Mumbai Attacks Will Dent India Sentiment: Analyst Thursday, 27 Nov 2008 | 7:01 AM ET

    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.

  • Internal Battles Divided McCain and Palin Camps Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 10:44 AM ET

    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.

  • Obama Campaign Spending Far Outpaces McCain Friday, 24 Oct 2008 | 11:03 AM ET
    Barack Obama & John McCain

    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.

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