Steve Killelea, chairman and CEO of Institute for Economics, tells CNBC that homicide rates have gone up quite remarkably over the last twelve months.
WNBC's Jonathan Dienst reports there have now been 3 letters laced with ricin sent to political leaders; and John Batchelor of the John Batchelor Show discusses the advanced Russian air defense missiles that were reportedly delivered to Syria.
There is no favorable outcome in Syria at this point—only the least unfavorable—and even that will not likely be dictated by Washington.
A freight train collided with a trash truck near Baltimore today, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.
David Hartwell, senior Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, comments on the end of the EU's arms embargo on Syria and says it's more a diplomatic move than a military one.
Abdalla Ensour, Jordanian prime minister, talks to CNBC exclusively about the impact of refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war on the country's economy.
President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron hold a press conference at the White House today where the two world leaders lay out an economic agenda for the G8 Summit; discuss the importance of a joint commitment for continued global security; and address the challenges facing economic global needs.
Israeli jets struck targets inside Syria on Sunday, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin. 42 Syrian soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrike.
At this hour, Israel is on alert as Syria weighs retaliation, with NBC's Martin Fletcher.
The Pentagon is preparing to ask Congress soon for more authority to shift funds to cope with automatic spending cuts, confronting lawmakers with another exception to the "sequester."
President Obama suggests he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in its civil war.
President Obama answers questions from reporters at a news conference held in the White House Briefing Room. In the first set of questions, the President answers questions about the Syrian "red line" and U.S. strategy to find a solution to the unfolding disaster in that country.
Two missiles were reportedly fired at a Russian plane carrying at least 159 passengers that was flying over Syrian territory.
Gary Clark, analyst at Roubini Global Economics, explains that he remains bullish on Brent as demand for crude oil should pick up this summer and expects the Brent/WTI spread to widen.
David Reeths, director of IHS Jane's Consulting, discusses what is needed to end the crisis in Syria and says an international intervention with military presence on the ground is inevitable.
Landing gear that is believed to be from one of the planes used in the September 11th attacks was found between 2 buildings today, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
David Hartwell, senior Middle East and North Africa analyst at IHS, discusses the situation in Syria and says that it would take something "spectacular" to spur the West into a military intervention.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of State John Kerry are saying the US government believes Syria has conducted two chemical weapon attacks on its own people. Ayman Moheyeldin, NBC News foreign correspondent, weighs in.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest details on chemical weapons in Syria; and discussing whether the Assad regime has crossed President Obama's "red line," with Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation.
The White House says Syria may have crossed President Obama's "red line" by using chemical weapons against rebels, but the administration is still trying to find a "smoking gun."