Fed report shows autos and housing fueling US growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — While U.S. housing and auto sales showed strength over the summer, manufacturers were feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy...

Judge to move forward with suit over NSA's bulk collection

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday he plans to push ahead with a challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans, even as the program...

US bank earnings rose 7.3 percent in April-June quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since...

Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapse

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of a building under construction at a private Rhode Island university that injured six...

Wills of millions of Americans now available online

BOSTON (AP) — Paul Revere left all his household furniture to an unmarried daughter.

Harriet Beecher Stowe bequeathed her stock in several railroads and a Florida orange grove to her son.

Daniel Webster...

Car deals abound _ if you want a 2015 model

DETROIT (AP) — If you're looking for a bargain on a new car — and you're not too picky about getting the latest model — September is the time to buy.

At least 31 models are being redesigned for 2016,...

Fox News anchor sues Hasbro over toy hamster with her name

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.

Harris Faulkner sued Hasbro this week over...

UCCS alumnus sparks business scholarship effort to honor 50th anniversary

By: DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com

Consider it like a 50th anniversary present.

A University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' College of Business alumnus - who asked to remain anonymous - is challenging fellow alumni and the local business...