WASHINGTON - Regulators toughened key sections of the Volcker rule's crackdown on Wall Street's risky trades. Full Article
Washington - After almost four years of allegations that two related helicopter companies in Lithuania and Russia were doing substandard work and should be banned from new contracts, the Pentagon continued to give them business, according to interviews and documents seen by Reuters.
Dec. 10 - World leaders were among tens of thousands of mourners paying tribute to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela during his memorial at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium. Jillian Kitchener reports.
JOHANNESBURG - President Barack Obama hailed Nelson Mandela as a "giant of justice" but said too many world leaders claimed solidarity with his struggle "but do not tolerate dissent from their own people." Full Article
The “TSA Loose Change Act,” or HR 1095, has bipartisan support, but seems like it was drafted by Saturday Night Live scriptwriters looking for a new way to make fun of Congress. Commentary
For some key states, anti-corruption day may mark a celebration driven by citizens in search of their stolen citizenship. Commentary
When convening a conference to "discuss" something or other, the FTC (or other regulatory entities) is almost never in pursuit of discussion -- any more than a police officer who says he just wants to talk. Commentary
The most important question now for Britain’s political and economic outlook is whether this week’s rhetorical divergence is a blip or a harbinger of much bigger clashes over the government’s effort to stoke a pre-election property and mortgage boom. Commentary
From fringe to preferred China investment, bitcoin has blown up. The litecoin is surging too - and we show you how to 'mine' it, for fun but probably not profit. Video