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  • Stop Trading!: Financial Terrorism? Thursday, 18 Sep 2008 | 3:30 PM ET

    If the usual suspects aren't responsible for hurting Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, then who is?

  • US Marks 7th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 7:59 AM ET

    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.

  • Presidential Race Is Recast By McCain's Running Mate Sunday, 31 Aug 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    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.

  • Ethics Thicket for Convention Parties Crimps Events Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 10:31 AM ET

    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.

  • Young Voters Being Courted by TV Networks Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 10:13 AM ET

    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.

  • For Democrats, Instincts Differ on Economics Saturday, 3 May 2008 | 6:52 PM ET
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    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.

  • Cramer Goes Window Shopping Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 6:41 PM ET

    This company makes glass that allows buildings to be more energy efficient. And it's still under the radar on Wall Street.

  • A Political Comeback: Supply-Side Economics Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    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?

  • Wisconsin? The Action Is in Texas and Ohio Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 9:33 AM ET

    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 and Political Futures: Bad Bets? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 8:36 AM ET

    Intrade has done an excellent job of predicting election results over the last few years.  But now a little backlash has begun.

  • Clinton Scores Nevada Win Aided by Women's Vote Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | 11:17 AM ET

    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.

  • Michigan Voters Wary of Revitalization Talk Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | 2:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Stocks Get a Lift, Street on Fed Watch Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 8:53 AM ET

    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 Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | 9:23 PM ET

    Mexican rebels claim pipeline attacks

  • Germany Arrests 3 in Alleged Airport, U.S. Base Plot Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | 6:26 AM ET

    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.

  • McCain to CNBC: 'I'd Fight Against Any Tax Increase' Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | 6:08 PM ET

    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.

  • Investing in Colombia: Video Roundup Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | 3:43 PM ET

    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.

  • FBI Investigates Threats to Goldman Sachs Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 4:40 PM ET

    The FBI is investigating anonymous mailed threats against the Goldman Sachs investment firm but does not consider the warnings to be of "high credibility," an investigator said Friday.

  • Two Explosives-Rigged Cars Defused in London Friday, 29 Jun 2007 | 5:23 PM ET
    A Mercedes car is loaded onto a removals truck in Haymarket Street, near Piccadilly, central London which contain a suspected car bomb Friday, June 29, 2007. British police defused a bomb found in a parked car in central London on Friday, and the new government called an emergency meeting of senior security chiefs to investigate what many feared could have been a planned terror attack in the capital. (AP Photo/Simon Dawson)

    Police in London's bustling nightclub and theater district on Friday defused a bomb that could have killed hundreds, after an ambulance crew spotted smoke coming from a Mercedes filled with a lethal mix of gasoline, propane and nails, authorities said.

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