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  • *Lynch takes over after protests in Baltimore. *Justice Department is probing use of excessive force. Lynch, 55, takes over as the country's top law enforcement official after a weekend that saw thousands of people in Baltimore take to the streets in mostly peaceful protests over the latest such case.

  • *Lynch takes over after protests in Baltimore. *Justice Department is probing use of excessive force. Besides the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, other questionable encounters between police and black males in recent months have led to unrest in South Carolina, Missouri, Ohio and New York.

  • Associated Press posts first revenue gain in 6 years Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 12:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The Associated Press boosted its revenue for the first time in six years in 2014, benefiting from special events and improved licensing of photo and video content, and the news cooperative said Wednesday that its profit soared. Revenue grew 1 percent to $604.0 million, up from $595.7 million the previous year. Video revenue last year was bolstered by...

  • Nielsen's top programs for April 13-19 Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 3:49 PM ET

    1. " Academy of Country Music Awards," CBS, 15.98 million. 2. "NCIS," CBS, 15.84 million. 3. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 14.82 million.

  • Country awards help CBS dominate ratings Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 3:32 PM ET

    NEW YORK— With Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan and Taylor Swift leading the way, country music helped CBS to a dominant week in the television ratings. Fourteen of the 17 most-watched shows last week aired on CBS, Nielsen said. CBS averaged 9.6 million viewers in prime time.

  • At a Glance: Internet TV options Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    Next-day access to shows for $2 or $3 an episode. Live offering: Local stations in 14 markets with CBS- owned stations. Monthly price: Starts at $20.

  • NEW YORK, April 16- Apple Inc's cooperation with a court-appointed monitor has "sharply declined" as he reviews the iPad maker's antitrust compliance policies, the monitor wrote in a report to a judge. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan. Justice Department inspector general, was appointed by Cote in October 2013 after she found the company liable in the...

  • Patent and Trademark Office represents a victory for the San Francisco- based Electronic Frontier Foundation, which in 2013 filed a petition to have elements of the so-called podcasting patent invalidated. It also could bolster media companies such as CBS Corp, which last year lost a $1.3 million judgment when a federal jury in Texas found the broadcaster...

  • WASHINGTON, April 9- Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren on Thursday said Hillary Clinton should stake out a position on a multi-nation trade deal being finalized by the Obama administration. Warren, in an interview broadcast Thursday on CBS "This Morning," said that she will say where the stands on "all of the key issues, it's up to others to say whether they...

  • Can Marvel claim victory in the TV hero onslaught? Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 10:32 AM ET
    Netflix and Marvel Studios' Daredevil character.

    Disney's Marvel Studios is venturing beyond the realm of family friendly superhero fare with its darker Netflix series.

  • Apple Watch isn't the only gadget out this week Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 7:08 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook debuts the Apple Watch Sport during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

    Here are five other new devices and services targeting your wallet.

  • Lightning Round: This country's market is hot now Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 7:42 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • April 7- Shares of MTV owner Viacom Inc slipped on Tuesday, a day after the company hit the pause button on a $20 billion share buyback program and announced slew of restructuring steps that will result in a charge of $785 million. Viacom is struggling to adjust to shifting viewing habits as people ditch pricey cable subscriptions in favor of video streaming...

  • Lightning Round: It's too hot to touch Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 6:51 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • April 2- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc's quarterly sales topped analysts' lowered expectations, indicating that the impact from allegations that its laminate flooring products were unsafe was fading. Lumber Liquidators is facing U.S. government investigations after CBS's "60 Minutes" show last month alleged that laminates sourced by the company from...

  • *Investors look to payrolls data due on Good Friday. NEW YORK, April 2- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Thursday, with indexes off their lows of the premarket session, as a read on the labor market came in better than expected, a positive sign for the upcoming payrolls report. Trading could be volatile ahead of that as market participants...

  • April 2- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc's sales slumped nearly 18 percent in March after CBS's "60 Minutes" show alleged that the company's laminate flooring products contained excessive levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde. Lumber Liquidators is facing U.S. government investigations after the show alleged that laminates sourced by the company from...

  • WASHINGTON, March 25- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday it was investigating Chinese-made laminates used by Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, after reports that the company's flooring products had too-high levels of formaldehyde. Commission Chairman Elliot Kaye said the regulator would test flooring products from Lumber...

  • Netflix, Amazon, Hulu: Streaming 'upstarts' no more Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:22 AM ET
    The Netflix logo is displayed on an iPhone 5s in this photograph taken in Washington.

    As more players join the online streaming field, companies like Netflix and Hulu find themselves in a new role, the NYT reports.

  • Sweet 16 a slam dunk for advertisers Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 4:37 PM ET
    Shabazz Napier of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship April 7, 2014.

    Top companies are making huge strides through their NCAA March Madness commercial spending.