- U.S. stocks erased earlier losses to turn positive on Tuesday afternoon amid optimism that Greece would strike a deal with its creditors, while weak U.S. data and bearish comments from a Federal Reserve board member allayed fears of a near-term rate hike.
NEW YORK - The idea that billionaires can buy elections has taken root in public imagination. This, along with evidence that the super-rich are inefficient political spenders - raise questions about how effective billionaires will be in the 2016 elections. Full Article | Video
WASHINGTON - A bill that would end U.S. spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone data and replace it with a more targeted system cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate, allowing lawmakers to consider amendments to the legislation. Full Article
Iraqi volunteers and Shi'ite paramilitaries are preparing for an offensive against Islamic State, as an international coalition meets in Paris to find an answer to the crisis. Nathan Frandino reports.