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Former congressman and libertarian leader Ron Paul is calling for the abolishment of the CIA, citing “horrific torture practices” and interrogation policies that have been continuously denied by the government while creating “unprecedented” international resentment toward the U.S.  (Getty Images)

Ron Paul: ‘End Torture, Shut Down The CIA!’

Former congressman and libertarian leader Ron Paul is calling for the abolishment of the CIA, citing “horrific torture practices” and interrogation policies that have been continuously denied by the government while creating “unprecedented” international resentment toward the U.S.

07/29/2014

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US Appeals Court Upholds Fed Cap On Card ‘Swipe Fees’

A federal appeals court has handed a defeat to a coalition of retail groups that challenged as too high the Federal Reserve’s cap on how much banks can charge businesses for handling debit card transactions.

03/21/2014

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‘I Want People To Understand What We Knew': Former Fed Chair Bernanke Writing Memoir

Ben Bernanke, who stepped down last month after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is planning a memoir.

02/24/2014

Janet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Yellen Sworn In As First Female Fed Chair During Brief Ceremony

Janet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history.

02/03/2014

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernanke: 2014 Could Be Better Year for U.S. Economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that factors which have kept the economy from accelerating appear to be abating, and he predicted stronger growth in 2014.

01/03/2014

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US Household Wealth Reaches Record All-Time High Of $77.3 Trillion

Americans’ wealth reached an all-time this summer, buoyed by record-setting stock prices and a healthy recovery in home values.

12/09/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after a Democratic Policy Luncheon on June 11, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Dems Ready To Muscle Through Obama’s Nominees For Federal Reserve, Homeland Security

Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate’s minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama’s nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.

12/09/2013

Janet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Senate Panel Advances Yellen’s Bid to Lead Federal Reserve

A Senate panel has advanced Janet Yellen’s nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, setting up a final vote in the full Senate.

11/21/2013

Greenspan: Debt Fight is ‘Shock to the System’

Alan Greenspan tells CBS News Congress is jeopardizing trust in the American economy, and in the U.S. dollar.

10/16/2013

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New $100 Bill Has Ink Well, More Color, 3-D

A glitzier, high-tech version of America’s $100 bill is rolling off the presses and headed for wallets soon.

09/25/2013

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