The Hong Kong government gave lawmakers their first look on Wednesday at a long-awaited electoral blueprint for selecting the city's next leader, a plan that reflects China's desire for a tightly controlled poll despite calls for more democracy.» Read More
The minimum wage debate will be a key focus of the 2016 presidential election, the former senior advisor to President Obama told CNBC.
Opening 529 plans to more savers is nice, but doesn't the government cause enough tuition inflation already?
Two former UK ministers denied wrongdoing after being filmed offering their services to a fake Chinese company.
A video purported to be by Somalia's rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S. and other Western countries.
Gov. Rauner gets the private sector enthusiasm that Gov. Quinn never could.
Chargers and Raiders explore shared new stadium just south of Los Angeles.
Wal-Mart's decision to raise wages just goes to show you that free market economics work. This is a good sign for the US economy.
Fed day, ports, & citi green investing
A French prosecutor asked a criminal court to acquit former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a pimping charge for his role in an organized sex ring.
In honor of the 70th anniversary of North Korea's liberation, more than 300 political - and somewhat eyebrow raising - slogans were published today.
While vaccines are a good thing, it's an issue of personal freedom, Sen. Rand Paul told CNBC.
Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday appeared to lend his support to talks with the United States.
Mike Huckabee weighs in on the possible move to tax college savings plans and whether he'll run for president.
A top Russian policymaker issued a warning to Moldova as election results showed that pro-EU parties were edging toward victory.
Britain's membership of the EU is contingent upon it being allowed to stop migrants tapping into its welfare system, Prime Minister David Cameron will warn Friday.
Iran says it will not be possible by a Nov. 24 deadline to reach a deal aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Britain's anti-EU UKIP party won its second seat in parliament on Friday, defeating PM David Cameron's Conservatives in a special election.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry told CNBC Monday he was thinking about and preparing for another White House run in 2016.
Sweden's center-left opposition appeared headed for a narrow election victory on Sunday, on a platform of increased spending on job schemes, healthcare and schools.
Ukraine's prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy his country's independenceand said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic.
U.S. elections have long featured a familiar whipping post. Thanks to the energy boom, it may not play a role in 2016.
Baltimore police arrested 12 people Saturday after 'pockets of individuals' broke off from protests over the death of Freddie Gray.
The Democrats'simmering internal war on trade will play out both in DC and on the 2016 campaign trail, Politico's Ben White says.