"It's time to align our monetary policy with economic progress," the Richmond Fed chief said, adding that the labor market no longer warrants zero rates.» Read More
The Fed vice chairman said it was "misleading" to give so much importance to the first interest rate hike.
Protesters took to Cleveland streets on Saturday night after a police officer was found not guilty in the fatal shooting an unarmed black man and a woman in 2012.
President Barack Obama scored a major victory on when the U.S. Senate voted to give him "fast-track" powers that would help wrap up negotiations on TPP.
The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of U.S. phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward.
The Chinese are unhappy that the U.S. Navy is watching a reclamation project in the Spratly Islands, a group of reefs in the South China Sea. The NYT reports.
More than 40 percent of Americans expect no or reduced Social Security benefits in retirement. How to plan for it.
Miami attorney Peter Quinter is optimistic the U.S. and Cuba will re-establish diplomatic ties and said business growth will follow.
The Fed chair predicted moderate growth this year and beyond, explaining that economic headwinds are waning.
Florida faces a budget hole as the Obama administration refuses to give the state all the money it wants for uncompensated hospital costs.
Hedge fund managers are fuming at new political rhetoric against them and their huge paydays.
Janet Yellen is offering a back-to-the-'50s approach to interest rates, says Larry Kudlow. He thinks she's right, though for many wrong reasons.
Cuba has the most potential of any country in the world to flourish given the right vision, says Carlos Gutierrez, who was Commerce secretary under George W. Bush.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tells CNBC he's fine with the wealthy doing well, but believes the middle class needs economic protection.
New Jersey governor and possible GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie insists he's been a victim of liberal media bias over Bridgegate.
Federal Reserve officials at their April meeting mostly brushed aside the wobbly start the U.S. economy has had in 2015.
Illinois needs urgent legislative reform to combat its ever-growing debt crisis, and Democrats are holding things up, GOP state Rep. Jeanne Ives says.
As Los Angeles moves to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, a key question now is which other large cities might follow suit and hike pay.
A hike in U.S. interest rates is not likely to be appropriate until early 2016, Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Wednesday.
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells CNBC he expects the economy to expand at a quicker pace than in the first quarter, but there are challenges.
Fewer than 250,000 people signed up for a special tax season enrollment period for Obamacare exchanges despite rising fines.