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  • Bill Drops Fund to Shut Failed Banks Wednesday, 5 May 2010 | 8:51 AM ET
    US Capitol Building

    Leaders of the Senate Banking Committee said that they agreed to limit the likelihood of a taxpayer bailout of big banks, but liberal Democrats said they would push for reducing the size of the nation’s biggest banks.

  • Cramer’s Buys to Beat Europe’s Bad Debt Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 7:07 PM ET

    And they’ll protect you from a slew of other negatives the bears are throwing around, too.

  • No Explanation for Bomb Suspect Boarding Airliner Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 5:19 PM ET
    Faisal Shahzad

    Federal law enforcement officials offered no explanation Tuesday for how the suspect in the failed Times Square bombing was allowed to board an international flight despite being hunted by the FBI and placed on the government no-fly list.

  • NYPD Interviews Registered Owner of Car Bomb SUV Monday, 3 May 2010 | 3:26 PM ET
    Times Square bomb scare

    Investigators have spoken to the registered owner of a sport utility vehicle that contained a homemade bomb in the failed Times Square terrorist attack, but he is not considered a suspect, officials said Monday.

  • Police Say Video Shows Times Square Bomb Suspect Sunday, 2 May 2010 | 8:24 PM ET

    Police investigating a terror attack that could have set off a deadly fireball in Times Square focused Sunday on finding a man who was videotaped shedding his shirt near the SUV where the bomb was found.

  • NYPD: No Evidence of a Taliban Link to SUV Bomb Sunday, 2 May 2010 | 3:45 PM ET

    New York City's police commissioner says there's no evidence of a Taliban link to a failed bomb found in an SUV parked in Times Square.

  • Recession Arbiters, Wary of Certifying an Upturn Monday, 12 Apr 2010 | 7:57 AM ET
    Financial Crisis

    A committee of economists, charged with determining the official turning points in the nation’s business cycles, certifies the beginnings and ends of recessions. But this time, the evidence is not so easy to decipher, The New York Times reports.

  • Researchers Trace Data Theft to Intruders in China Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | 11:08 AM ET
    Hand using mouse with laptop

    Turning the tables on a China-based computer espionage gang, Canadian and United States computer security researchers have monitored a spying operation for the past eight months, observing while the intruders pilfered classified and restricted documents from the highest levels of the Indian Defense Ministry.

  • Next Big Issue? Social Security Pops Up Again Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010 | 9:31 AM ET

    Now that landmark legislation overhauling the health insurance system is about to become law, addressing Social Security’s solvency could well become the next big thing for President Obama and Congressional Democrats.

  • Rescue workers search through the rubble of the twin towers at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan 11 September, 2001.

    A settlement that could pay up to $657.5 million to more than 10,000 ground zero rescue and recovery workers sickened by dust from the destroyed World Trade Center goes before a judge Friday, and he has said he favored a settlement but planned to analyze it carefully to make sure it was fair.

  • British business executives dealing with China were given a formal warning more than a year ago by Britain’s security service, MI5, that Chinese intelligence agencies were engaged in a wide-ranging effort to hack into British companies’ computers and to blackmail British businesspeople over sexual relationships and other improprieties, according to people familiar with the MI5 document.

  • Obama's TSA Nominee Withdraws Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 10:10 AM ET
    Erroll G. Southers

    President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew his name Wednesday, a blow to an administration trying to explain how a man could attempt to blow up a commercial airliner on Christmas Day.

  • Police: Man Who Threatened Jews Taken Off Flight Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 12:34 PM ET

    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.

  • 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.