WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama escalated U.S. sanctions against Russia but dismissed suggestions the growing chill marked the start of a new Cold War. Full Article
WASHINGTON - U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep than previously reported, which could bolster views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.
NEW YORK - U.S regulators may relax rules that require the fastest possible execution of securities trades, potentially helping IEX Group, made famous in Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys," to become a full-fledged stock exchange. Full Article
President Obama eats a no-frills BBQ in Kansas City with people who had written letters thanking him for initiatives that had made their lives better. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)