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President Obama, trying to break the stalemate over the fiscal crisis, challenged Republicans on Friday to agree to a quick deal to prevent a tax increase for all but the wealthiest Americans and the expiration of long-term unemployment benefits.
The wealthy generally support higher income taxes, and that their support is growing, a new survey found.
President Barack Obama nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, making the first move in a sweeping overhaul of his national security team heading into a second term.
Home prices and home buyer confidence are rising in tandem, as the housing recovery appears to be gaining steam
State laws that recognize same-sex marriage clash with federal laws that don't, making tax season complicated and costly for same-sex spouses.
There's still no clarity for Main Street about pending tax hikes and spending cuts, called the "fiscal cliff." But one entrepreneur expert argues it's not necessarily the level of taxes that's the problem.
The National Rifle Association broke its silence Friday, a week after the massacre of 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school, proposing to put police officers in the nation's schools to prevent mass shootings.
The implications of Hugo Chavez's illness are enormous, for Venezuela, for the world, and particularly for the U.S., which remains highly dependent on imports of Venezuelan crude.
App-makers are pulling out all the stops this Christmas season. Here are some of Julia Boorstin's favorites.
The threat of a longshoremen's strike that could close 15 ports from Massachusetts to Texas has shipping industry leaders, manufacturers and retailers warning of a "devastating blow" to the supply chain.
U.S. consumer sentiment slumped as Americans were rattled by on-going negotiations to avert the tax hikes and spending cuts set to come into effect in the new year, data showed on Friday.
Nutrition company Herbalife plans to host an analyst day shortly after the New Year, in response to a battery of charges leveled at the company by hedge fund guru Bill Ackman.
U.S. consumer spending rose in November by the most in three years as incomes climbed, while a gauge of planned U.S. business spending rose much more than expected.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins moved to clarify investor concern in a CNBC interview.
Struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has settled its patent dispute with BlackBerry maker Research in Motion in return for payments, as it tries to exploit its trove of technology patents to boost its finances.
Facing a GOP revolt, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly canceled a vote Thursday night on a plan to raise taxes for the wealthy, bringing the country closer to a plunge down the "fiscal cliff."
House Speaker John Boehner called off a vote on Thursday to raise taxes for wealthy Americans, bringing the country on the brink of going over the "fiscal cliff."
Peter Madoff will serve 10 years in prison for his role in his older brother's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, a U.S. judge said Thursday.
Nike says its second-quarter net income fell 18 percent as the European economy remained weak and growth slowed in China.
RIM reported a loss, but its results still beat analysts' forecasts. Its CEO said its nearing the end of its layoffs.
"This is a real public threat," a health official told CNBC, as hospitals overuse antibiotics.
Most car companies want to sell more cars. Ferrari wants to sell less. And so far, its strategy has been highly profitable.
A student who sued her parents for support had her initial request denied by a judge, who cautioned that the case could lead to a "slippery slope."
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest employment data.
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Ben White, CNBC Contributor, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli, provide their predictions on Friday's jobs number.
Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talks to CNBC's Steve Sedgwick about attempts to get Crimea to succeed from Ukraine.