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  • President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border during remarks about border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, February 15, 2019.

    President Trump declared a national emergency this morning to get his border wall. The response from the left was swift.

  • FILE-This image provided by the California High Speed Rail Authority shows an artist's rendering of a high-speed train speeding along the California coast. A House panel examines the state of the high-speed rail project in California with GOP lawmakers expected to question the viability of the proposal in the wake of the latest cost estimate of nearly $100 billion. (AP Photo/California High Speed Rail Authority,File) ** NO SALES **

    President Trump is demanding California return $3.5 billion in bullet train funds, after the state announced it would scale back the program.

  • JP Morgan is rolling out its own cryptocurrency

    J.P. Morgan is rolling out the first US cryptocurrency backed by a bank. Engineers at the lender have created the "JPM Coin," a digital token that will be used to instantly settle transactions between clients of its wholesale payments business. While J.P. Morgan's Jamie Dimon has bashed bitcoin as a "fraud," the bank chief and his managers have consistently said blockchain and regulated digital currencies held promise.

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with reporters outside the Senate chamber about a continuing resolution to re-open the government on Friday, January 25, 2019.

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate would vote on the "Green New Deal" introduced by Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., last week. The proposal, which is not expected to pass the GOP-dominated upper chamber, could force some Democrats to make a politically awkward calculation. Ocasio-Cortez welcomed McConnell's maneuver, saying that he and the GOP are "terrified of this winning vision of a just and prosperous future."

  • Ford issues recall for nearly 1.5 million vehicles

    Ford is recalling 1.5 million vehicles. The company cited an unintended downshift to first gear in certain F-150 pickups. The recall also included select Ford Mustang, Lincoln Nautilus and Navigator vehicles.

  • Congress scrambles to avoid another shutdown

    Congress is hurriedly composing spending legislation to beat the Friday deadline, when funding lapses. Trump recently voiced his displeasure over what he was hearing about the bill, but seemed likely to sign it anyway.

  • Former astronaut Mark Kelly running for Senate in Arizona

    Former astronaut Mark Kelly, who's married to former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, has announced he will run for the U.S. Senate in Arizona.

  • Senate Intel Chair Richard Burr: 'Any good will' with Michael Cohen 'is now gone'

    Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr responds to queries about Michael Cohen's testimony, which was postponed again, yesterday.

  • CNBC test drives a tank made by the last US manufacturer

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan goes to Lima, Ohio to visit a General Dynamics factory. The aerospace and defense company is the last manufacturing tanks in the United States, and there has been a resurgence in orders.

  • Acting AG Whitaker discusses the arrest of Roger Stone

    Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker appears in front of the House Judiciary Committee to discuss the arrest of Roger Stone.

  • Delta’s brand-new A220 planes finally take off

    Delta Air Lines’ new Airbus A220 jets have finally taken off, the carrier’s latest offensive in the battle for business travelers. Delta is the first U.S. operator to offer the roomier, fuel-efficient planes. CNBC's Leslie Josephs got to take it for a spin.

  • Electric car owners have discovered cold weather saps batteries faster

    Electric car owners discovered extremely cold weather saps their batteries faster. Cars like the Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt EV can get 200-300 miles per charge in ideal conditions. But a new AAA study found temperature changes that equation, and the cars’ range fell by an average of 41 percent when the temperature dropped to 20 degrees.

  • 2018 the fourth hottest year on record

    2018 was the fourth hottest year since record-keeping began in 1880. That’s according to both NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Global temperatures were 1.42 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average, according to NOAA. And NASA reported global temperatures were 1.5 degrees above the 1951 to 1980 mean.

  • CNBC drives brand new $200,000 Lamborghini SUV

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan takes a brand new $200,000 Lamborghini SUV out for a spin in Boca Raton, Florida.

  • Stacey Abrams delivers the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union.

    Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams issues the Democratic response to the State of the Union.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol Building on February 5, 2019 in Washington, DC.

    President Donald J. Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union in front of Congress and the Senate, as well as the Supreme Court justices and members of his cabinet.

  • PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS SUMMIT WITH KIM JONG UN WILL BE HELD IN VIETNAM

    President Donald J. Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union in front of Congress and the Senate, as well as the Supreme Court justices and members of his cabinet.

  • TRUMP: HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS HONORED AT STATE OF THE UNION

    President Donald J. Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union in front of Congress and the Senate, as well as the Supreme Court justices and members of his cabinet.

  • Trump: we are rebuilding American national security

    President Donald J. Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union in front of Congress and the Senate, as well as the Supreme Court justices and members of his cabinet.

  • TRUMP: time to pass school choice for america's children

    President Donald J. Trump delivers his 2019 State of the Union in front of Congress and the Senate, as well as the Supreme Court justices and members of his cabinet.

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