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  • MIAMI, March 5- A $5 million class-action lawsuit filed this week in Florida accuses hardwood and laminate flooring giant Lumber Liquidators, Inc of selling products laden with cancer-causing chemicals. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, called on federal agencies Wednesday...

  • WASHINGTON— CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting. "Reporting Vietnam" will open May 22 at the museum, recalling how journalists reported the war in the television era. In a statement, CBS News President David Rhodes says Simon's...

  • NEW YORK— A U.S. senator is requesting that three federal agencies investigate Lumber Liquidators following a "60 Minutes" report that said the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards. The "60 Minutes" report, which aired Sunday on CBS, said that Lumber Liquidators' laminate flooring made in China contains...

  • Senator Bill Nelson asked three federal agencies to investigate hardwood flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc after a report on "60 Minutes" that some of its wood flooring products had dangerous levels of formaldehyde. Nelson, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, sent a letter asking...

  • NBC's 'Parks and Recreation' says farewell Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Viewers said farewell to Amy Poehler and the gang of Pawnee, Indiana, bureaucrats on NBC's " Parks and Recreation," in a finale that made more of a dent online than on television. CBS' duo of "NCIS" and "The Big Bang Theory" led the ratings last week, as is often the case. CBS easily won the week in prime-time, averaging 9.2 million viewers.

  • Nielsen's top programs for Feb. 23-March 1 Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 3:53 PM ET

    1. "NCIS," CBS, 17.38 million. 2. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 16.67 million. 7. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 13.71 million.

  • Television's 'Judge Judy' staying in session Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:03 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Daytime television's most popular personality, "Judge Judy" Sheindlin, has extended her contract for three years and plans to keep her court in session into 2020.. The new deal also gives CBS first look at any projects by Sheindlin's production company, which makes the new court show "Hot Bench." "We could not be more excited to continue our longtime...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc were down more than 20 percent on Monday after the CBS news program "60 Minutes" said its products failed to meet safety standards, allegations the hardwood flooring retailer denied. While Lumber Liquidators has been under pressure since 2013, new concerns about its business emerged after "60 Minutes"...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Shares of Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc dropped more than 20 percent on Monday after a news report said its products failed to meet safety standards, allegations the hardwood flooring retailer denied. While Lumber Liquidators has been under pressure since 2013, new concerns about its business emerged after the CBS news program "60 Minutes"...

  • NEW YORK— Shares of Lumber Liquidators are sliding in Monday premarket trading following a report on "60 Minutes" that the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards. The "60 Minutes" report, which aired on CBS on Sunday, said that Lumber Liquidators' laminate flooring made in China contains high levels of...

  • WASHINGTON— Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation to the White House and Democrats. Boehner declined to say over the weekend if he would permit a vote on the...

  • March 1- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, a retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, sold flooring with higher levels of formaldehyde than permitted under California's health and safety standards, according to television news program "60 Minutes." CBS's "60 Minutes" said it tested Lumber Liquidators' flooring in Virginia, Florida, Texas, Illinois and New...

  • March 1- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, a retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, sold flooring containing levels of formaldehyde that were higher than those permitted under California's health and safety standards, according to television news program "60 Minutes". CBS's "60 Minutes" said it tested Lumber Liquidators' flooring in Virginia, Florida,...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 200 shares changed hands, a 94.5 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 06 or 1.2 percent to $5.20.

  • The Voya Corporate Leaders Trust Fund, now run by a unit of Voya Financial Inc bought equal amounts of stock in 30 major U.S. corporations in 1935 and hasn't picked a new stock since. Some of its holdings are unchanged, including DuPont, General Electric, Procter& Gamble and Union Pacific. Others were spun off from or acquired from original components, including...

  • Feb 25- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, a retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, said the U.S. Department of Justice may seek criminal charges against the company under an Act aimed at curbing illegal harvest of tropical hardwoods. Contracts volume in Lumber Liquidators' options were 9 times normal at about 27,000, according to Trade Alert data.

  • NBC stays in lead with Lester Holt Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Lester Holt's audience shot up by more than half a million viewers on his second week filling in at NBC's "Nightly News" for the suspended Brian Williams. NBC's newscast averaged 10.1 million viewers last week, roughly 600,000 more than the week before, the Nielsen company said. But on a busy news week with many viewers shut in by the cold, ABC's "World News...

  • NEW YORK— CBS News on Monday released video from four stories it aired about the Falklands War in 1982, all part of a dispute involving Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly and his subsequent statements about covering the war. None of the stories mentions O'Reilly, then a young CBS reporter, or makes any specific reference to a CBS crew member being hurt.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- Love him or hate him, Neil Patrick Harris proved to be one of the hardest-working hosts in Oscar history on Sunday night, singing, dancing and even sprinting in his underpants onto the stage of the Dolby Theatre. But the 41- year-old Broadway and television talent who came to prominence as the child star of " Doogie Howser, M.D.," also confronted a...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 22- First-time Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris opened Hollywood's biggest night of the year on Sunday with a fleeting but pointed jibe at the homogenous field of Academy Award nominees, before launching into a spirited musical salute to the magic of movies. "Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest, sorry, brightest," Harris...