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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.
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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.
Supporters of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom have clawed back a tiny lead over separatists, opinion surveys show, less than a week before Scots vote.
The US and EU plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by energy companies including Exxon Mobil and BP.
The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a Navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards (meters) from the U.S. jet and performing acrobatic maneuvers around it.
Americans strongly favor treating Israelis and Palestinians equally in the conflict in Gaza, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll.
Antitax crusader Grover Norquist warned on CNBC that Jeb Bush could repeat his father's mistake.
Fears Greece may exit the euro and revive the drachma abound, but a return to the currency it left behind would be tragic, Goldman said.
The U.S. government can't borrow normally after March 15, setting up a potentially contentious vote to raise the debt limit.
The latest Obamacare challenge is forcing the Supreme Court to decide just how big a mess its's willing to create.
"There are few benefits and significant risks to increasing interest rates prematurely," said Chicago Fed President Charles Evans.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen lashed out at the nation's biggest banks on Tuesday saying shortcomings in their values could undermine their safety.