By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The commanding officer of the USS Bataan walked into the wardroom of his amphibious-assault ship where about 200 mostly young sailors were crammed into chairs, along walls and behind the salad bar and wasted no time getting
By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - Death-row inmate Samuel Villegas Lopez stared straight ahead Wednesday as he lay strapped to a table in Arizona's execution chamber, wincing slightly as two catheters that soon would deliver a fatal drug were
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law follows a century of debate over what role the government should play in helping people in the United States afford medical care. A look at the issue through the
By MARK SHERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It seems as if the entire nation is holding its breath for the Supreme Court's health care ruling - the presidential candidates, governors of virtually every state, insurers with billions at stake
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Food and Drug Administration bill designed to increase inspections of foreign drug factories, while also speeding approvals of new drugs at home, is headed to the president's desk after an overwhelming approval in the U.
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG said Tuesday it will close its former U.S. headquarters, a sprawling facility where the groundbreaking drugs Valium and interferon were invented.
The move is part of a
GENEVA (AP) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG has announced plans to cut 1,000 jobs in the United States by closing a research and development site in New Jersey.
The Basel, Switzerland-based company says its closure of the site in Nutley, N.J., is "expected to
By KEVIN FREKING and PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Sen. Orrin Hatch won the GOP primary in Utah on Tuesday, handily turning back a challenge from tea party forces hoping to jolt the Republican Party again by defeating an incumbent who occasionally strayed from
By KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Friends of a missing oil tycoon said Monday he'd been spiraling out of control for years, and seemed troubled and confused shortly before he disappeared as he sought treatment for severe bipolar disorder
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
Chesapeake Energy Corp., down $1.58 at $17.03
Reuters reported that the oil and gas company