CNBC: US News

Before inauguration, Trump reportedly saw evidence Putin personally ordered election interference

Trump sounded “grudgingly convinced” when he was shown the findings of Putin’s interference on Jan. 6 of last year — just two weeks before his inauguration, according to The New York Times, which

Here's how much your next car could cost if Trump auto tariffs go through

The price of a new car could jump by between $1,400 and $7,000 for top-selling models, if the Trump administration moves ahead with tariffs on imported automobiles and auto parts, according to

Cisco shares rise on report that Amazon isn't building rival hardware

Cisco rose in extended trading after a report from MarketWatch that AWS isn't likely to compete in the switching market.

'The meddling was on the margin': Steve Bannon downplays Russia's impact on the 2016 election

"I think it changed maybe $100,000 worth of Facebook ads? Give me a break. The meddling was on the margin," Bannon said.

Russia's claims about Americans it seeks to question are 'absurd,' says State Department

But a department spokeswoman stopped short of saying the United States would refuse to assist Russia in its efforts to question individuals about alleged "crimes" against the Russian state.

If the first men on the moon had become stranded, President Nixon would have given this speech

White House speechwriter Bill Safire penned the address "In event of moon disaster" on July 18, 1969.

American Express drops more than 3 percent after missing on revenue

The payments company said its net income rose 21 percent year over year amid growth in member spending and fees.

'Quadrillion tons of diamond' may be buried 100 miles under Earth's surface

There might be a quadrillion tons of diamond hiding so deep beneath the Earth's surface that no drill in existence can reach them, according to USA Today.

Warren Buffett finds an 'elephant' in Berkshire's own backyard

Warren Buffett has looked around for suitable ways to invest Berkshire Hathaway's $106 billion cash hoard, and he has finally come up with an idea: Berkshire Hathaway.

IBM stock rises after earnings beat

IBM beat expectations on revenue and earnings for the second quarter, but gross margins were below estimates.

Large retailers see more than 50% bump in online sales on Prime Day

According to Adobe Analytics, retailers with more than $1 billion in revenue saw a 54 percent increase in sales on Prime Day, compared with an average Tuesday.

Wendy's had preliminary deal talks with Papa John's before founder's scandal erupted

Shares of Papa John's spiked Wednesday after a report surfaced that the company's founder John Schnatter had been in preliminary talks with Wendy's about a possible merger.

Alleged Russian spy with deep US ties ordered to jail pending trial

Butina is charged with conspiring to act as an agent of a foreign government. She is accused of conspiring with Russian agents to infiltrate a U.S. gun rights organization as part of "a covert Russian

Trump talks of 'good sessions' with Mexico, sparking jump in peso on trade deal hopes

The Mexican peso and Canadian dollar both moved slightly higher after President Donald Trump said the U.S. may do a trade deal with Mexico and then do a deal with Canada later.

Trump's Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh would 'put the final nail in' case upholding independent counsel law

Meanwhile, a new poll shows that Kavanaugh's support from the public is narrower than usual for a Supreme Court nominee, another detail that could point to a tough confirmation process for the judge.

Trump says defending tiny NATO ally Montenegro could result in World War III

Montenegro, a country slightly smaller than Connecticut located in southeastern Europe, joined the NATO alliance during the Trump administration.

Zuckerberg says he's seen evidence Russia tried to influence election using social media

President Donald Trump defended Russia, saying he didn't "see any reason" why the government would be behind the foreign attempts to influence the U.S. presidential election.

What criminal conspiracy charges against an alleged Russian spy might mean for the NRA

U.S. authorities have arrested an alleged Russian spy, who is accused of illegally funneling Russian money into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign through the National Rifle Association. Brian

At this pace, earnings growth will top the first quarter's record 26% increase

With 10 percent of S&P 500 companies reporting as of Wednesday morning, it looks like another above-trend quarter.

Google's $5 billion fine: What you need to know

Google has been hit with a record fine for competition abuses related to its mobile operating system, Android. What does this mean for the world's largest search engine?