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A home for sale in Alameda, Calif.

Average US 30-year Mortgage Rate at 4.13 Pct.

FINANCE | Friday Jul 25, 2014
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged from last week.

European Sanctions Against Russia May Be Torpedoed

LEGAL | Jul 25
As Britain pushes for tougher sanctions against Russia, multiple European countries are only expressing lukewarm support. Nations like France and Germany may be reluctant to take a hardline against Russia because of business interests.

Ambassador Discusses Inspirational Hashtag

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 25
Ambassador Riyad Mansour, the permanent observer of Palestine to the United Nations, shared his thoughts on the #JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies social media campaign with CBS News' Pamela Falk.

Remembering Elaine Stritch

THEATRE | By Richard Dodds | Jul 25
The statute of limitations has passed. The self-incriminating circumstances of a telephone interview with Elaine Stritch in 2003 did not make it into the story... until now.

Old Lesbians Organizing for Change members Kaye Griffin, left, Chloe Karl, Christine Torno, and Ardys deLuxn promoted this weekend's conference at last month's Pride festivities

Older Lesbians Gather in Oakland

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 25
A national organization for lesbians age 59 and older is hosting its biennial gathering in Oakland this weekend as it marks its 25th anniversary.

2014 San Diego Pride Festival :: July 20, 2014

Jul 25
Music, dancing, drinking, purchasing and supporting are all things to participate in while celebrating Gay Pride. This festival is set inside the famous Balboa Park. The San Diego airport is less than a mile away, so all day the airplanes soar above.

Homestead National Monument of America, located near Beatrice, Nebraska, about 40 miles south of Lincoln.

5 Free Things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

Jul 25
Lincoln may be famous for Husker football, but Nebraska's capital city also welcomes visitors with free attractions for history buffs and families on a budget. Here are five free things to see and do in Lincoln.

2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid

Accord's Latest is Most Fuel Efficient

PERSONAL TECH | By Ann M. Job | Jul 25
The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan doesn't amaze and daze with its mainstream looks, nice cloth seats and pleasant ride. Its "wow" factor is, simply, how few times a driver may need to stop at a gasoline station in a year.

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Talks Lady Gaga, New Album

MUSIC | By Michael Cook | Jul 25
Not many performers can be called a true icon; Dolly Parton is the exception to that rule. From movies to music to Dollywood, Parton has managed to stay relevant and adored throughout her career.

Interview with Chef Art Smith

CELEBRITIES | By Mike Halterman | Jul 25
Art Smith, executive chef to the stars, is a celebrity in his own right. He won't see it that way if you ask him; he'll be quick to tell you that he's just a normal guy from north Florida. His reputation precedes him, however.

An auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas.

GM Profit 2Q Falls 85 Pct. on Recall Costs

CORPORATE | Jul 24
Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.