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US Home Sales Bounced Back in March, but Can the Gain Last?

Apr 23
U.S. home sales bloomed in March after a brutal winter, a sign of possible newfound momentum for housing.

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US New-Home Sales Collapse in March

FINANCE | Apr 25
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South. The Commerce Department said that new-home sales fell 11.4 percent last month.

Shanghai Auto Show Bans Scantly Clad Female Models

LEGAL | Apr 24
The Shanghai Auto Show banned female models. The show's decision comes as China's government under President Xi Jinping increases efforts to crack down on prostitution, online pornography and what it considers racy or improper programming on TV.

Kentucky Investigators Bust Big Bourbon Burglary

LEGAL | Apr 24
Dozens of barrels and bottles of stolen, rare Kentucky bourbon have been recovered. Investigators say they've busted the alleged crime ring behind the notorious 2013 top-shelf liquor heist. Some bottles are worth over $8000.

New Genetic Test Helps Gauge Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

CORPORATE | Apr 24
A California startup is offering a cheaper and easier way to determine a woman's risk of getting the diseases. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the potentially life-saving genetic test that is now on the market.

CEI Snapshot: American Express and Caesars Entertainment

CORPORATE | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 24
EDGE continues our series on businesses that have scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Corporate Equality Index. This installment includes American Express and Caesars Entertainment.

Average US Rate on 30-year Mortgage Slips to 3.65 Pct

FINANCE | Apr 24
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down slightly this week and remain near historic lows. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed -rate mortgage slipped to 3.65 percent from 3.67 percent last week.

Stocks Rise on Tech Earnings; Nasdaq Adds to Record

FINANCE | Apr 24
Stock indexes edged higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, helped by gains in big technology companies including Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

Computer Program to Take on World's Best in TX Hold 'Em

CORPORATE | Apr 24
Carnegie Mellon University researchers are going all in, pitting a computer program against some of the world's best professional poker players.

CDC Using New Technology to Track Listeria Illnesses

LEGAL | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 23
The government is relying on some new technology - as well as a bit of luck - to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products.

Time Magazine Honors World's 100 Most Influential

CORPORATE | Apr 23
Time magazine is celebrating what it considers the most influential people in the world. The "Time 100" list includes everyone from world leaders to fashion designers. Michelle Miller reports on how these leaders leave an impact.

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