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  • OMAHA, Neb.— The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through photos, faded with age, that fill four boxes spread across the dining table. "I always heard about Cuba... and all this money that we lost and' Maybe one day,' but I didn't understand it." Soon after Fidel Castro won control of Cuba in 1959, his government began confiscating the...

  • LOS ANGELES— It sounds like a Swiss Army knife version of a TV game show: a combination of a venerable board game, state lotteries, Las Vegas and seasoned comedian Billy Gardell as host. The result is " Monopoly Millionaires' Club," a syndicated series that its creators say draws on the board game's "iconography"— Get Out of Jail and Pass Go cards and such— while morphing it...

  • 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...

  • Feds investigate safety of Lumber Liquidators flooring Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:11 AM ET

    The agency is working with other federal organizations such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the Federal Trade Commission. The move comes after a report on CBS' "60 Minutes" earlier this month that said that Lumber Liquidators' laminate flooring made in China contains high levels of formaldehyde,...

  • NEW YORK— Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly says he thinks television viewers trust him despite accusations he stretched the truth when he was a young reporter covering straight news. He said on the CBS "Late Show" on Tuesday the controversy "worked out OK" for him and he "got even more viewers." He also said NBC nightly news anchor Brian Williams, suspended for six...

  • March 23- Media company CBS Corp said it extended CBS News President Davis Rhodes contract through February 2019. Rhodes has been president of CBS News, which broadcasts shows such as "60 Minutes" and " CBS Evening News", since 2011.. Before joining CBS News, Rhodes held senior positions at Bloomberg and Fox News.

  • NEW YORK— Shares of Lumber Liquidators fell Monday after a second U.S. senator called for an investigation into the safety of laminate flooring made in China. He also recommended that the Federal Trade Commission should investigate whether Lumber Liquidators' marketing was unfair or deceptive. Earlier this month CBS' "60 Minutes" broadcast a report that said...

  • CBS is sued over use of 'Hawaii Five-O' theme Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 11:36 AM ET

    March 20- CBS Corp has been accused of copyright violations over its use of the "Hawaii Five-O" theme, one of the most recognizable TV show themes, in a lawsuit brought by the composer's children. In a complaint filed on Thursday, Lisa Stevens Brown and Mark Stevens said CBS has without permission incorporated their father Morton Stevens' up-tempo music in more than...

  • 8 big 'bounceback stocks' could go higher Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 9:21 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    There are eight stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500 that are staging impressive bouncebacks this year. USA TODAY reports.

  • LOS ANGELES— James Corden is the perfect host. Now Corden must demonstrate that he's got what it takes to please viewers when he takes over CBS' "The Late Late Show," Craig Ferguson's former home, on Monday just after 12:30 a.m. EDT. But a U.S. talk show is an unlikely next step for a shortish, chubby-cheeked Brit who has the look of an amiable game-show host rather than a...

  • Lightning Round: Should have struck gold already Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:53 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

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

  • Streaming TV services: What you get, what it costs Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 12:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Sony jumped into the pay-television business Wednesday with an online package of more than 50 channels starting at $50 a month. In the works for more than a year, the PlayStation Vue service could drive more people to drop their traditional cable or satellite TV offerings, especially as Sony touts such benefits as unlimited online storage for...

  • SONY'S PLAYSTATION VUE ONLINE TV SERVICE LAUNCHES AT $50 A. NEW YORK, March 18- Sony Corp on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue Web video service in three cities, targeting customers looking for cheaper alternatives to cable with packages starting at $50. Sony's service will have more than 85 channels, including programming from three major networks, CBS,...

  • Early movers: FDX, GIS, ORCL, MSFT, HLF & more Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:58 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Lightning Round: Why I don't like solar stocks Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 7:11 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

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

  • Cord-cutters: Why it's Apple's new key demographic Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 3:07 PM ET
    Watching TV

    The rise of cord-cutting will bring huge changes in TV viewing. Apple already controls our phones. Will it also take control of our TVs?

  • The service would have about 25 channels, anchored by broadcasters such as ABC, CBS and Fox, and be available across all devices powered by Apple's iOS operating system, including iPhones, iPads and Apple TV set-top boxes, the newspaper said. Apple has been talking to Walt Disney Co, CBS Corp, and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc and other media companies to offer a "...

  • Apple in talks to launch online TV service - WSJ Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 10:26 PM ET

    The service would have about 25 channels, anchored by broadcasters such as ABC, CBS and Fox, and be available across all devices powered by Apple's iOS operating system, including iPhones, iPads and Apple TV set-top boxes, the newspaper said. Apple has been talking to Walt Disney Co, CBS Corp, and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc and other media companies to offer a "...

  • SHANGHAI, March 15- Car makers, including Volkswagen AG, Nissan Motor Co and Daimler AG's Mercedes Benz, said they are probing allegations aired late on Sunday by Chinese state TV that the firms oversold repairs and spare parts to drivers. China is the world's top auto market, and media criticism can dent reputations and drag on sales. iPhone maker Apple Inc made a...

  • China consumer show targets Volkswagen, Nissan Sunday, 15 Mar 2015 | 12:38 PM ET

    SHANGHAI, March 15- Carmakers including Volkswagen AG, Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Daimler AG were scrambling late on Sunday after China's annual consumer rights day TV show said the firms oversold repairs and spare parts to drivers. China is the world's top auto market, and media criticism can dent reputations and drag on sales. iPhone maker Apple Inc made a rare...