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Colbert's shows from Russian are winners for CBS

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:32pm

Russia may represent bad news for President Donald Trump. But not for his late-night nemesis, Stephen Colbert.

Trump weighs re-nominating Yellen or choosing Cohn instead

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:32pm

President Donald Trump says he's considering either re-nominating Janet Yellen for a second term as Fed chair or replacing her with someone else, possibly Gary Cohn, who leads his National Economic Council.

The Latest: Regulators investigating Iowa trucking company

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:32pm

The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a broiling tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio (all times local):

Defense: Case against Chinese billionaire 'a big zero'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:21pm

A lawyer says evidence supporting charges accusing a Chinese billionaire of bribing two United Nations ambassadors to build a U.N. conference center amount to a "big zero."

Markets Right Now: Earnings drive US stocks to more records

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:11pm

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

Jailed Volkswagen exec to plead guilty in US diesel scandal

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:59pm

A German Volkswagen executive who has been in a Michigan jail for months plans to plead guilty in the company's U.S. emissions scandal, a court spokesman said Tuesday.

Game of Thrones: Shattering the dragonglass ceiling

Josh Boak, Paul Wiseman and Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:58pm

Westeros is no longer a man's world.

US stocks back to records as corporate profits keep rising

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:41pm

U.S. stock indexes returned to record heights Tuesday, as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected. McDonald's and Caterpillar were among the big companies reporting healthier-than-forecast earnings.

Republicans moving to repeal financial rule opposed by banks

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:01pm

Continuing its focus on curbing government regulations, a Republican-led House is seeking to overturn a rule that would let consumers band together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use an arbitrator to resolve a dispute.

GM 2Q net earnings fall on loss from sale of European unit

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:01pm

General Motors' second-quarter net profit fell more than 40 percent as the carmaker lost money on the pending sale of its European unit and warned it still faces billions of dollars in further losses to come.

Delta flight delayed by argument between pilot, attendant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:51am

Delta Air Lines is apologizing after an argument between a pilot and a flight attendant delayed a flight from New York to Portland, Maine.

The Latest: NTSB details findings in probe of NY train wreck

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:35am

The Latest on the findings on what caused a fatal commuter rail crash north of New York City in 2015. (all times local):

Snopes meets $500K crowdfunding goal amid legal battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:14am

Fact-checking website has quickly met a $500,000 goal set for an online fundraiser amid a legal battle with an outside vendor that Snopes says is holding it hostage.

Ted Cruz to Utah to support Herrod's bid to replace Chaffetz

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:14am

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is planning to headline a campaign rally to support a former Utah state legislator who is vying to replace Jason Chaffetz in Congress.

As McDonald's works on transforming, $1 sodas boost US sales

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:01am

McDonald's is trying to modernize its image by rolling out delivery and promising fresh beef in Quarter Pounders. But for now, $1 sodas are helping get people in the door.

Nielsen tries to quantify the Hulu, YouTube effect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:55am

Nielsen, the ratings service, announced Tuesday that it will begin to tabulate how many people get their live TV from Hulu and YouTube, an effort to provide a more accurate picture of how many people now watch broadcast networks by streaming them, rather than watching them on traditional TV.

The Latest: 13 dead migrants found on boat in Mediterranean

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:55am

The Latest on asylum seekers and refugees arriving in Europe (all times local):

Greek bond issue marks milestone in recovery from bailout

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:32am

Greece's first attempt to finance itself on bond markets since 2014 raised 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) Tuesday from investors attracted by a high rate of return, in an encouraging sign that the country will be able to smoothly exit its bailout era next year.

BMW to build electric Mini in Oxford despite looming Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:21am

Germany's BMW will make the electric version of its Mini compact cars at its factory in Oxford, England, a decision that comes at a time when automakers are scrutinizing investment plans due to Britain's impending departure from the European Union.