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  • Security forces searching for gunman inside Navy yard

    There are no reports of fatalities yet at a Navy building where at least 7 people and maybe as many as 12 were wounded by an active shooter who's still at large, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • More shots were just fired: WRC

    Reports of more shots being fired at the Washington Navy Yard, where a shooting has left at least 10 people injured and four dead, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Roger Cressey, NBC terrorism analyst, provides insight on the dangers of multiple shooters and security surrounding military posts. And security expert Anthony Roman discusses what's likely taking place inside and outside the perimeter of the crime scene.

  • Multiple shooters may be involved: Reports

    At least ten people were shot and at least four are dead IN a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers, live from the scene with the latest update.

  • 10 shot, at least 4 dead at Washington Navy yard: NBC News

    There may be multiple shooters, reports CNBC's John Harwood. Michael Leiter, NBC News terrorism analyst, provides insight on what's likely going on behind the scenes as law enforcement agencies investigate what happened. Also, Eamon Javers reports the latest details from the scene in Washington.

  • NBC News: Ten shot, four dead in Washington shooting

    NBC's Tom Costello reports the latest details on a shooting at a Washington Navy yard. CNBC's John Harwood reports that a senior official says the shooter has been taken down. Also, Robert Liscouski, former Homeland Security assistant secretary, shares his insight on the shooting and workplace violence issues.

  • Active shooter injuries seven people

    Roger Cressey, NBC terrorism analyst, has the latest details on a shooter who reportedly injured 7 people at the Washington Navy Yard in D.C.

  • Seven people shot at Navy yard

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on an active shooter at a Navy building in Washington, DC.

  • Is wage veto a win for Wal-Mart?

    Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray explains why he vetoed a bill that would require big box retailers to pay workers a minimum wage of $12.50.

  • File photo of American Airlines planes

    A federal judge said on Friday that a trial in the U.S. government effort to block an American Airlines merger with U.S. Airways should take place before March, the date sought by the Justice Department.

  • Walmart store

    Under scrutiny over a series of disasters at Bangladesh garment factories, Wal-Mart plans to field questions from investors at a briefing on Thursday.

  • 'I have a dream': 50 years later

    It has been half a century since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • U.S. federal regulators on Wednesday will unveil a reworked proposal aimed at reducing risk in the mortgage market and limiting shoddy underwriting practices.

  • Syria's red line

    NBC is hearing there will likely be U.S. missile strikes on Syria, reports NBC's Richard Engel. Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal, explains why he thinks the U.S. should aim to kill Syrian President Bashar Assad if it chooses to take military action. Mark Kimmit, Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General, weighs in.

  • Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to promote the advanced medical technology industry as part of a plan to breathe new life into the economy- but the country's doctors' lobby is opposing what they say is risky surgery.

  • U.S. military and national security advisers huddled with President Barack Obama at the White House on Saturday to consider options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government this week.

  • The politics of social media

    Social media giant Twitter is forming a political action committee in Washington appointing its first registered lobbyist. Ben Smith, BuzzFeed, weighs in.

  • The next fiscal fight

    Dean Maki, Barclays; and Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, discuss the debt limit battle brewing in Washington.

  • Donald Kohn, former vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.

  • White House's new 'grand bargain'

    The president is touring an Amazon.com facility hiring more than 7,000 people, and Gene Sperling, director of The National Economic Council, discusses Obama's agenda for jobs and taxes. Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" and CNBC's Eamon Javers weigh in.

  • A Boeing 787 Dreamliner being built in Everett, Wash.

    Boeing named a new chief engineer for its troubled 787 Dreamliner as part of a management shake-up in its commercial airplane division.