Morgan Stanley says 2Q profits more than double

NEW YORK • Morgan Stanley says its quarterly profit more than doubled, thanks to strong results from its investment banking and money-management units. The news drove […]

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Shipwrecked Costa Concordia successfully re-floated

GIGLIO, ITALY—The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and […]

Transit riders

They look busy — those commuters typing away on their laptops and phones while riding the train and bus. But it’s not always because they’re […]

Swimmer suffers shark bite off of California beach

MANHATTAN BEACH, CALIF.—A swimmer was bitten Saturday by a juvenile great white shark that grew agitated trying to free itself from a hook a fisherman […]

Free birth control becoming standard for women

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of privately insured women are getting free birth control under President Barack Obama’s health law, a major coverage shift […]

NHL free agency: Senators trade Jason Spezza to Stars

The Ottawa Senators made the first big move Tuesday, an hour before the window to sign free agents even began.
The Senators traded their captain, Jason […]


Tricia MacDonald believes there has to be a better way.
For months, MacDonald has been locked in an emotional battle with her siblings over the […]

Walgreen and Vertex are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Walgreen Co., down […]

FDA weighs over-the-counter approval of Singulair

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are weighing the risks of permitting Merck to sell its prescription respiratory pill, Singulair, as an over-the-counter medicine for […]