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Fed Report Shows Autos and Housing Fueling US Growth

By Martin Crutsinger | Sep 5
While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices.

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Fed Report Shows Autos and Housing Fueling US Growth

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | Sep 5
While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices.

TSA Agents Grope 'Anomaly in the Genitals' of 'Attractive' Passengers

LEGAL | Sep 4
Video obtained by CBS affiliate KCNC shows an incident where TSA agents allegedly behaved inappropriately at Denver International Airport.

Apple, Google Bring Smartphone Functions to Car Dashboards

CORPORATE | By Ryan Nakashima | Sep 4
Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.

New Federal Requirements on Cellphone Surveillance

LEGAL | By Eric Tucker | Sep 4
Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy.

US Bank Earnings Rose 7.3 Percent in April-June Quarter

FINANCE | By Marcy Gordon | Sep 4
U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis.

Ben and Jerry's Defends Vermont GMO Labeling

LEGAL | Sep 3
Ben & Jerry's joins other Vermont businesses and consumer groups in defending Vermont's new labeling requirements for genetically engineered (GE) foods

Healthier Happy Meals: Would New Law Make a Difference?

LEGAL | Sep 3
New research looks at the potential impact of a bill that would require healthier kids' menus at fast food restaurants.

Fashionable Makeovers Turn Hostels into 'Poshtels'

CORPORATE | Sep 3
An American Express survey shows the average traveler spends more than $1,000 on a vacation.

Comcast Teeing Up New Services Targeted at Millennials

CORPORATE | By Tali Arbel | Sep 3
The TV giant Comcast is investing in online media outlets like BuzzFeed and Vox that attract young viewers. It's setting up a streaming TV service for millennials who don't watch a boob tube. And it's developing a YouTube-like video app and website.

Tech Tips: Windows 10 Privacy Settings Worth Checking

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Sep 3
Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical location and even Wi-Fi passwords.

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