By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that it will complete its $19.7 billion purchase of Synthes on Thursday - a deal J&J hopes will give it a dominant position in the growing orthopedic surgery market
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The governor's contentious push to remove thousands of potentially ineligible voters from Florida's lists has been met with a lawsuit from the Justice Department and handled very differently by the state's
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After a dozen Occupy Minnesota protesters were arrested at a downtown demonstration, the group quickly took to the Internet, posting video that activists said showed police treating them roughly and never warning them to leave
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A northern Colorado wildfire 60 miles away wrapped Denver in a pungent cloud of smoke for several hours Tuesday and complicated the aerial offensive against the spreading mountain blaze, which has killed one person and
Two of the ten touchdowns the Shock scored last weekend in their dominating win over the Kansas City Command came from an unlikely source: former Washington State Cougar Jeffrey Solomon.
It isn't that anyone doubted Solomon's talent. He was one of the better receivers the Cougars have had
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Wireless is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing schemes that let families and other subscribers share a monthly data allowance over as many as 10 devices
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
When those college tuition bills come in, be prepared for sticker shock.
The average tuition at a four-year public university climbed 15 percent between 2008 and 2010, fueled by state budget cuts for higher education and
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As investors question just how much Facebook is worth, a study from Internet research firm comScore suggests that marketing on the world's most populous online social network can help increase sales.
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - America is shoveling coal to the sidelines.
The fuel that powered the U.S. from the industrial revolution into the iPhone era is being pushed aside as utilities switch to cleaner and cheaper alternatives