JohnBrennan-052317.jpg Former CIA Director John Brennan told lawmakers on Tuesday he was aware of contacts and interactions between Russian officials and members of President Donald trump's campaign. However, Brennan said in testimony before the House Intelligence Committee that he did not know if the interactions amounted...

Trump3-052317.jpg President Donald Trump's administration has unveiled its first budget proposal, which the White House claims will balance the budget by 2027. The budget blueprint released on Tuesday calls for $4.1 trillion in government spending in 2018, with a jump in defense spending offset by cuts in programs for the poor.

Gaudy-ring-052317.jpg A ring bought for 10 pounds three decades ago turned out to be a 26 carat-white diamond ring. An unidentified owner had bought a ring mistaking it to be a piece of costume jewelry at a garage sale in England in the 1980's, according to the listing on Sotheby's website. However, the ring turned out...

wallstreet4-103112_23May17.jpg Stocks are seeing modest strength in mid-day trading on Tuesday after showing a lack of direction earlier in the session. The major averages are moving higher for the fourth straight session, largely offsetting the sell-off seen last Wednesday.

Trump2-052317.jpg President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the "evil losers" behind an apparent terrorist attack in Manchester, England, that killed at least 22 people and said the U.S. stands in "absolute solidarity" with the people of the U.K. In remarks following a meeting with Palestinian Authority President...

UnitedAL-052317.jpg A United Airlines flight from Shanghai to New Jersey was delayed for hours as an unruly passenger refused to vacate the seat of another passenger while boarding the aircraft in Shanghai. The flight was also forced to make an unscheduled stop at San Francisco International Airport to get a replacement crew after delays caused by the passenger.

Southwest-GayDads-052317.jpg A gay couple from Florida claims that Southwest Airlines officials denied access to pre-board as a family because the couples were same-sex partners. Grant Morse and his husband were flying from Buffalo, New York to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida over the weekend with their three kids, when the airlines...

Flynn-052317.jpg Former National Security Advisor Lieutenant General Michael Flynn has defied a subpoena issued by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence for a list of his communications with Russian officials, and invoked his right against self-incrimination. The subpoena, issued by the Senate Committee earlier...

NachoCheeseSauce-052317.jpg Nacho cheese sauce sold at a Sacramento gas station has tested positive for the toxin that causes botulism and killed one person, according to health officials. The California Department of Public Health or CDPH said it has confirmed that the cheese sauce sold at the gas station in Sacramento County tested positive for the toxin that causes botulism.

wallstreet-111814_23May17.jpg After trending higher over the past few sessions, stocks are showing a lack of direction in morning trading on Tuesday. The choppy trading comes after the major averages closed higher for three straight sessions, largely offsetting the sell-off seen last Wednesday.

GooglesAlphaGoAI-052317.jpg Google's artificial intelligence or AI player AlphaGo defeated world's number one Go player Ke Jie of China. Go is an ancient Chinese board game, harder than chess.

newhomesls-052317.jpg After reporting an unexpected jump in U.S. new home sales in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing a substantial pullback in new home sales in the month of April. The Commerce Department said new home sales plunged by 11.4 percent to an annual rate of 569,000.

Uber-Drivers-052317.jpg In a fresh crackdown on Uber, Hong Kong police have arrested 21 drivers of the ride-hailing service for illegally carrying passengers without proper permits in the Asian city. The drivers, 20 men and one woman between the ages of 21 and 59, were arrested in an undercover operation by the police for illegally carrying passengers for hire without proper vehicle hire permits.

JasonChaffetz-052317.jpg House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, revealed Monday he is postponing a hearing on the independence of the FBI that had been scheduled for Wednesday. In a post on Twitter, Chaffetz indicated he decided to postpone the hearing after speaking with former FBI Director James Comey.

wallstreet-011215_23May17.jpg Stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday, adding to the gains posted over the past few sessions. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 47 points.

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