Writers Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian take a look at the world of NCAA football and the troubles that have come with its exploding popularity.
Stocks closed down modestly after opening low and recovering in the afternoon. Stocks had risen strongly in recent weeks as traders anticipated, then received, help from the Federal Reserve.
Home construction rose 10.5 percent in August from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 598,000, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. That's the highest level since April.