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Leaders are counting on an economic meltdown to pull Republicans into line, but a broad section of the party says a default poses little threat.
D.C. gridlock could leave a void in futures markets, where contracts move on stockpile data. And drilling leases could suffer from curtailed auctions.
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's long reign draws to a close, some of New York's ealthiest expressed alarm at a future without the billionaire at the city's helm.
Comcast Corp announced it developed a new remote control feature in partnership with Twitter that allows users to turn the channel through a tweet.
Facing a looming federal default, the House GOP leadership will meet with President Obama at the White House on Thursday in a bid to resolve the budget deadlock.
Survivalists are in high gear amid the shutdown and in case the U.S. defaults on its debt.
Delta Air Lines has started a new program that gives their VIPs escort from one flight to another in a Porsche.
If you want to break OPEC, approve the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, T. Boone Pickens tells CNBC.
This expert warns that if the U.S. enters technical default, it will be a different scene than it was in 2011.
News that Janet Yellen will be nominated as the next Fed chief will provide temporary relief to markets.
Michael Eisner, former Disney CEO, says you can't hold a gun to someone's head and think you'll be able to negotiate. Unfortunately, the House leader lacks the moral fiber to stand up to a minority in his party, he says.
Several states disclosed that they have enrolled tens of thousands in insurance plans, but authorities have not revealed federal numbers yet.
House Speaker John Boehner's news conference came hours after President Obama made his case for ending the shutdown and raising the debt ceiling.
Experts, who a few days ago dismissed a debt default as a near-impossibility, are now coming to grips with a scenario that no longer seems far-fetched.
Despite weak aluminum prices, Alcoa reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Tuesday that exceeded estimates.
Yum Brands, parent company of KFC, reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday.
A Public Policy Polling survey finds that 85% of Americans like Congress less than hemorrhoids, witches and the DMV, but still more than Miley Cyrus.
“We can’t make extortion routine as a part of our democracy – democracy doesn't function this way,” said President Barack Obama as the partial shutdown dragged on for an eighth day.
Having millions more insured could be a game changer for hospitals, especially those with large emergency departments.
Four structural factors helped push the U.S. into this government shutdown, and now facing potential default.
The "Oscars Selfie" was a major coup for Samsung, but can companies actually make money from the latest trend?
A second beer maker has withdrawn its sponsorship of an annual St. Patrick's Day parade because of its refusal to allow gay and lesbians to march.
The Jeep Renegade is the anchor of an aggressive plan to take the brand global.
CNBC's Dominic Chu explains how weakness in China's economy and slow demand for their imports could lead to problems in the U.S. materials sector.
Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, discusses China and how sanctions against Russia could create problems for the global economy.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California Monday morning.