By The Associated Press
ROUGH QUARTER: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. swings to a $711 million loss on a $1.8 billion charge for failed research and generic competition with decimated sales. It misses analysts' expectations and slashes its 2012 profit forecast.
THE NUMBERS: The loss equals 43
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A man who drove an SUV onto an airport runway, forcing a passenger jet to abort its landing, was sentenced Wednesday to 16 months in prison and must pay $92,000 in restitution.
Kenneth Mazik, 25, of Chadds Ford, crashed through a gate at
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Patients who use respiratory inhalers will be able to recycle the devices for the first time in the U.S., according to British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC, which is launching its "Complete the Cycle" program Wednesday in drugstores in 31 cities.
GlaxoSmithKline is the top
By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Investigators trying to solve six killings at four locations along the Tennessee-Alabama state line have found a common thread: one of the slain knew all the victims.
Authorities had been looking for 24-year-old Warren Vincent
By PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas put $3 billion on the table to prove it was serious about fighting cancer, but it will take more than money to convince scientists that's still the case.
Hundreds of the nation's top cancer researchers want answers and
By FRANK ELTMAN and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - An ex-convict suspected of gunning down a police officer near the Belmont Park racetrack and then shooting to death a carjacking victim was transferred from a hospital to police headquarters on Wednesday, a police spokeswoman
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, culminating a spectacular fall from grace for a man whose good deeds worldwide brought him leniency after he was convicted of
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday canceled her campaign events for the remainder of the week in order to spend time with her critically ill mother.
McCaskill's 84-year-old mother, Betty Anne McCaskill, was in an intensive
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago, when a huge legal-reserve charge weighed down results. It trounced Wall Street expectations and raised its profit forecast
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - When the city's gang war intensified last spring, shootings became so frequent they sometimes seemed like a ghastly game of tennis, with each senseless attack followed by a vengeful response.
The furious rate of the killing drew national