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CNN - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:56pm
Categories: US News

Fed's Bullard tips hand on rate move

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:46pm
Despite recent data, the U.S. economy is normalizing, a top Fed official said Thursday.
Categories: US News

Dems: SCOTUS validates Senate rules change

POLITICO - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:45pm
Democrats say the decision makes their change to Senate rules seem remarkably prescient.
Categories: US News

Former Sen Howard Baker dies at 88

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:44pm
It was Baker who asked: "What did the president know and when did he know it?" during the Watergate hearings.
Categories: US News

Low volatility a myth—that's good news

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:40pm
Investor wariness of stock market volatility may only appear to be low.
Categories: US News

Ikea to raise US wages. So whose next?

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:34pm
As Ikea announced plans to raise the average, hourly minimum wage at its U.S. stores, the pressure is on for other businesses to lift pay.
Categories: US News

'Nobody's free until everybody's free'

CNN - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:31pm
CNN on Thursday continues its series "The Sixties," which explores the decade of historically significant social movements, people and events. The new episode -- "A Long March to Freedom" -- focuses on the Freedom Summer of 1964 for a very notable reason.
Categories: US News

Boehner suit brings in DCCC cash

POLITICO - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:27pm
The speaker's legal action against the president prompts its best fundraising day of the year.
Categories: US News

Soccer 'total distraction' for traders

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:19pm
For many traders, the USA-Germany game served as a complete diversion in the middle of the trading day.
Categories: US News

Why semi stocks may be ready for a fall

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:11pm
Semiconductor stocks have been on a tear this year, but some analysts see that ending soon.
Categories: US News

Senators remember 'towering' Baker

POLITICO - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:57pm
"Senator Baker truly earned his nickname, The Great Conciliator," McConnell says.
Categories: US News

SEC, Hill prep for showdown

POLITICO - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:55pm
An insider trading probe will have big repercussions over how Congress interacts with bankers.
Categories: US News

ESPN's streaming problems

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:45pm
ESPN faced streaming issues as over 1.4M people tried to watch the US-Germany game on WatchESPN, Re/Code reports.
Categories: US News

Narrow Tea Party Loss in Mississippi Emboldens Its Senate Bid in Tennessee

The New York Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:31pm
Despite losing a Senate race in Mississippi, Tea Party activists are confident that a little-known challenger in Tennessee can beat the incumbent, Lamar Alexander, in a primary in August.

Categories: US News

NASA's deep-space craft readying for launch

CNN - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:30pm
The U.S. space shuttle program retired in 2011, leaving American astronauts to hitchhike into orbit. But after three long years, NASA's successor is almost ready to make an entrance.
Categories: US News

A Long Walk to Freedom

CNN - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:04pm
Meet the American freedom fighters who blazed the trail for civil rights. The Sixties, Tonight, 9p ET/PT on CNN.
Categories: US News

TV's first interracial kiss was ...

CNN - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:02pm
Actress Nichelle Nichols was part of TV's first interracial kiss 45 years ago as Uhura on "Star Trek."
Categories: US News

McHenry tapped as chief deputy whip

POLITICO - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:58pm
McHenry was a key player in Scalise's successful attempt to defeat Roskam for the majority whip post.
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What babies tell us about housing

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:58pm
Having a baby has always been a driver of homeownership, but with higher home prices, many young parents can't afford one.
Categories: US News

Fight! Digital currency enters the ring

CNBC - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:58pm
"Fast Money" regular Brian Kelly created his own bitcoin-like currency. So what happens now? Naturally, a fight!
Categories: US News

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