Randall Larsen, the former executive director of the Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction. Health and Human Services preparedness office. "It was recognized that there would be a dual benefit from research on vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics to counter bioterror threats and emerging infectious diseases," said...» Read More
Rick Perry of Texas struggled through his first three debates, so his aides have staged practice sessions, complete with a stand-in for Mitt Romney. He has stirred outrage among conservatives on immigration, so he is defending his stance on the campaign trail as good economics, report the New York Times.
A recent survey of the unemployed showed more than a quarter of respondents opposed renewing the current extended unemployment benefits, the NY Times reports.
Ten years ago today, in response to the enormous tragedy of September 11, 2001, the United States invaded Afghanistan. So began the long road of endless war, endless suffering, endless spending, and endless death.
A new book claims that President Obama’s response to the economic crisis was hampered by a White House economic staff plagued by internal rivalries, a domineering chief adviser and a Treasury secretary who dragged his feet on enforcing decisions with which he disagreed, the New York Times reports.
A few years ago I wrote the first review published about the film "United 93." The film tells the story of the plane that was intended by terrorists to destroy the U.S. Capitol building. Instead, it crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. It was, as I wrote, "the story of the first victory of Americans over our 21st-century terrorist enemies."
Insight on Cantor Ftizgerald's charity event for the 9/11 fund, with Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO, who also discusses the bank contagion from Europe, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
CNBC's Bob Pisani shares his memories of 9/11.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo was at Wall Street on September 11th, 2001, and reflects on her memories of that day.
Like many other journalists, CNBC staff watched events unfold in real time while also reporting them live. Here are four snapshots from 9/11.
Financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald may have lost the most employees in the September 11 attacks a decade ago, but it may also be the biggest comeback story. Howard Lutnick, chairman and chief executive, recounts his company's unique tale of tragedy and renewal to CNBC.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer remembers his experience in Manhattan during the attacks of September 11th.
CNBC's Mark Haines' reaction to the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11th 2001.
A decade later, there are many stories of how businesses rebuilt after that fateful day. Insight on how Cantor Fitzgerald, which lost 658 employees, was able to rebuild, with Howard Lutnick, Cantor Fitzgerald chairman/CEO.
Ten years after the attacks on September 11, we still don’t live in a world where we are free from terror threats. But we have made great progress on how to best communicate those threats in a way that makes us all a little bit safer.
"Post-9/11 surveillance measures have made it far too easy for the government to review our personal and business records, telephone and e-mail conversations, and virtually all aspects of our lives," the author and President of the ACLU explains in this guest blog why the Fourth Amendment is good for business and essential for democracy.
World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein took over the lease at the WTC six weeks before the 9/11 attacks but he never gave up hope the city would rebuild, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Middletown , N.J. which lost more people in the attack than any other town, saw some residents move away in the aftermath, while others were moved to find ways to keep memories alive.
During the decade-long period of healing, people in towns across America have been erecting memorials to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Click to see the photos.
After ten years, memorials are still being built around the country on top of the 700 already in place. Each of them marks a unique healing path for the victim's family, the community and the whole nation.