President Barack Obama has signed into law a $9.7 billion bill to pay flood insurance claims from super storm Sandy.
Cliff Kincaid, Accurarcy in Media, says Al Jazeera is a threat to U.S. national security. And Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist; Sara Fagen, former White House political director; and Matt Welch, Reason Magazine, weigh in.
Rejecting conservative opposition, Congress approved a $9.7 billion aid package for victims of super storm Sandy on Friday after a near mutiny by East Coast Republicans against House Speaker John Boehner.
Conservatives say that unless the U.S. gets control of the federal debt, a Greece-like economic collapse is just around the corner. But a long-term whimpering, like we've been hearing out of Japan, is more likely.
The White House warned Friday that Congress should avoid "playing with dynamite" in what's shaping up as the next "cliff" battle -- increasing the nation's debt ceiling.
CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S. (1:03)
Germany plans further spending cuts worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.9 billion)in order to achieve its target of a structurally balanced budget in 2014, a newspaper said on Friday, quoting finance ministry sources.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
House Speaker John Boehner spoke after his re-election, saying that the economy is not producing enough jobs.
Donald Trump slams GOP in tweets, saying that Republicans got nothing in the fiscal cliff deal. Here's a look at some principles the real estate mogul might have followed had he been negotiating, the CSM reports.
CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.
An emergency deal reached after weeks of rancorous negotiations will keep the U.S. from driving off the "fiscal cliff," but higher taxes and continued political bickering in Washington threaten to shake the fragile economy well into 2013.
Not all commodities participated in Wednesday's rally. CNBC's Sharon Epperson on the big plunge in natural gas prices and what could push prices even lower this week.
PIMCO’s Bill Gross says it’s a mistake to attribute today’s strong stock rally to relief that Congressed finally managed to avert the “fiscal cliff.” (2:43)
"The Insurgents" is the inside story of the small group of soldier-scholars, led by Petraeus, who plotted to revolutionize the US military.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker told CNBC on Wednesday that voting for the deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" was like "eating a you know what sandwich."
CNBC's Jim Cramer tells investors how they should approach the stock market this year, now that there's a "fiscal cliff" deal.
The Sandy aid bill should go to the House floor as the "first order of business" in the new Congress, Rep. Steve Israel said on CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), explains why he is "livid" Congress passed the "fiscal cliff" bill.
Warmer temperatures mean soon you may have to pay more for your favorite Bordeaux — if you can find it, the Global Post reports.