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.
Stan Choe, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 12:32pm
U.S. stock indexes returned to record heights Tuesday, as corporate profits continued to come in better than analysts expected. McDonald's and Caterpillar were among the big companies reporting healthier-than-forecast earnings.
Federal safety investigators haven't been able to determine why the driver of an SUV drove her car into a railroad crossing and into the path of an oncoming train, causing a crash that killed six people outside New York City in 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.