Poles vote for a president on Sunday in a run-off that is too close to call but already spells trouble for the ruling Civic Platform as it looks to re-election later in the year.» Read More
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.
The U.K.'s two main political parties are stepping on each other's toes, as the most closely-fought election for decades continues to move markets.
The coming debt limit fight could be even worse than usual given other deadlines and political forces in play, Politico's Ben White says.
Real estate mogul Donald Trump is considering a presidential run and will make a final decision on his candidacy in the not-too-distant future.
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.
A China infrastructure tycoon who is suing local governments for failing to pay bills said he reached settlement deals. The FT reports.
Greece may default on a loan agreement to the IMF, the Financial Times reports
Those having a hard time finding growth in the U.S. economy are looking in the wrong places.
After the Senate failed to find a compromise, the NSA has begun winding down its controversial phone surveillance program.
Ireland is now the first nation to adopt same-sex marriage by popular vote, The NYT reports.
More than 40 percent of Americans expect no or reduced Social Security benefits in retirement.