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kirk-rubio-042115.jpg Republican Senators Mark Kirk, R-Ill., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., have called on the Obama administration to demand the release of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian before completing any nuclear agreement with Iran.

Oil-041812_21Apr15.jpg U.S. crude oil ended lower Monday, ahead of the weekly oil report from the Energy Information Administration and the American Petroleum Institute, amid mounting tensions in the Middle East and Greek financial woes continuing to engulf Europe. Yemen is the backdrop for a proxy conflict between the...

AsianMarket-112614_21Apr15.jpg A futures trader was arrested Tuesday on charges related to his alleged role in the stock market "Flash Crash" in May of 2010, the Justice Department revealed.

Retirement-042115.jpg Worker savings remain low and only a minority appears to be taking basic steps needed to prepare for retirement, a new national survey has revealed. The 2015 annual Retirement Confidence Survey, conducted through telephone interviews with 1,003 workers and 1,001 retirees age 25 and older in the United...

Gold-112514_21Apr15.jpg Gold futures ended higher on Tuesday, on its safe haven appeal as investors remained concerned over Greece's financial health with no indication of any agreement with Athens on the economic reforms sought by the European Union to unlock the bailout aid. Also on focus is the April 28-29 Federal Reserve...

capitol-042115.jpg Following weeks of delays, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate have reached an agreement to move forward with anti-human trafficking bill. The agreement regarding the trafficking bill is also expected to clear the way for the Senate to vote on Loretta Lynch's nomination as Attorney General.

wallstreet1-103112_21Apr15.jpg After moving higher at the start of trading on Tuesday, stocks have turned mixed over the course of the session. While the Nasdaq has managed to remain in positive territory, the Dow and the S&P 500 have pulled back into the red.

twitter-042115.jpg Twitter is expanding its direct messaging feature to enable users to communicate privately with a single person or with a group of people, even if they are not following each other.

iowabirdflu-042115.jpg The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that about 5.3 million chickens in an Iowa farm has been hit with avian influenza or bird flu. Iowa is the nation's largest egg-producing state, having more than 58 million egg-laying hens.

wallstreet-111814_21Apr15.jpg Following the rally seen in the previous session, stocks are turning in a relatively lackluster performance in early trading on Tuesday. The major averages moved higher at the start of trading but have turned mixed since then.

Obama-whitehouse-042115.jpg With Americans increasingly optimistic about the economy, the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll released on Tuesday showed President Barack Obama with a positive approval rating for the first time in nearly two years.

Uber-042115.jpg Ride sharing service Uber Technologies Inc. often gets bad press for the behavior of its drivers, but this time around a driver has become a hero in Chicago. The 47-year old Uber driver, licensed to carry a gun, shot and injured a gunman who opened fire on a crowd of pedestrians in Logan Square on Friday night, according to the Chicago Tribune.

BlueBell-Recall-042115.jpg Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is voluntarily recalling all of its products currently on the market made at all of its facilities due to possible contamination with the deadly bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

Windows10-042115.jpg It is now known that Microsoft Corp. will launch the much-awaited new version of its operating system, Windows 10, in July. The news was not announced by Microsoft, but was inadvertently revealed by the CEO of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Lisa Su.

BlueBell-Recall-042115.jpg Blue Bell Creameries has Tuesday voluntarily recalled all its products distributed to retail outlets on possible health risk as they could potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products involved are made at all of its facilities including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks.

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