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  • CBS won’t dictate use of Redskins name on the air

    July 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions before the ribbon-cutting and opening of Levi’s Stadium Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. The San Francisco 49ers held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open their new home. The $1.2...

  • CBS’ ‘Battle Creek’ turns city into star magnet

    July 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Vince Gilligan speaks onstage during the “Battle Creek” panel at the CBS 2014 Summer TCA held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) —...

  • Marvel unveils black Captain America

    July 18, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This photo released by Marvel shows superhero Sam “The Falcon” Wilson. Captain America will be an African-American. Marvel Comics’ chief creative officer Joe Quesada says superhero Sam “The Falcon” Wilson will take over as the...

  • Senators call on GM CEO to fire top lawyer

    July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    GM CEO Mary Barra pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 17, 2014, before a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing examining accountability and corporate culture in wake of the GM recalls. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)...

  • Google’s 2Q revenue gains eclipse earnings miss

    July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this June 5, 2014 photo, a man rides a bike through the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Google reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s earnings rose...

  • Obama pushes transportation money at closed bridge

    July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks in front of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River near Wilmington, Del., Thursday, July 17, 2014, to announce an initiative to increase private sector investment in the nation’s infrastructure. The bridge was...

  • Westbrook: Basketballs and baskets of clothes

    July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Russell Westbrook accepts the award for best comeback athlete at the ESPY Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Go shopping with powerhouse basketball player Russell...

  • Sheheen, Haley campaign spar over small business

    July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    South Carolina state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, D-Camden, listens to a question from reporters as he visits Palmetto Brewing Company in Charleston, S.C., on Thursday, July 17, 2014. Sheheen and the campaign of Republican opponent Gov. Nikki Haley traded jabs over...

  • Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market

    July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2007 file photo, the flags on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange are a backdrop for a Wall Street street sign. European stocks were lower after most Asian markets abandoned modest gains Thursday July 17, 2014 ahead of U.S....

  • Airbus beats Boeing in airshow orders race

    July 18, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A Boeing 787 prepares to take off for a display during Farnborough International Air Show, Farnborough, England, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) FARNBOROUGH, England (AP) — Airbus beat rival Boeing in the aircraft order stakes at this...