| Apr 28, 2015
| 11:09 AM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is probing the sales practices of the nation's largest providers of annuities, a popular but often complex financial product sold for retirement planning.
The Massachusetts Democrat sent a letter Tuesday to units of New York's...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 8:28 AM
Documentation of the dangers of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas has been mounting, with fracking shown to cause earthquakes, and now, from a new study in "Environmental Health Perspectives," it's shown to coincide with a dramatic rise in indoor radon...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Attorneys are expected to make closing arguments Wednesday morning, the seventh day of a preliminary hearing for the prominent Risoldi family of Bucks County.
Accused of orchestrating a $20 million insurance fraud, Claire Risoldi, three members of her...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 1:23 PM
An AIG insurance adjuster testified the company tried to drop the Risoldi family as clients ever since 2009, following the first of what would be three fires at the family's Buckingham estate.
James O'Keefe told a Bucks County District Court judge...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:50 AM
Buckingham's Midway firefighters testified Thursday that Claire Risoldi and her family falsely accused the squad of stealing millions in jewelry during an October 2013 fire at the family's township mansion.
The fire was the third in five years at...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Arson was not among the criminal charges brought against the prominent Risoldi family of Bucks County, whose Buckingham mansion burned three times in five years.
Arson was not established by independent fire investigators or a township fire marshal....
| Mar 30, 2015
| 8:32 PM
DOYLESTOWN — In the first day of preliminary hearing testimony in a $20 million insurance fraud case, topics ranged from whether a stockpile of hair spray could accelerate a fire — to whether a home sale was a sham transaction — to why...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:42 PM
The balance of power between Wall Street and Silicon Valley shifted another degree westward.
Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is leaving to take the same job at Google Inc., a symbolically significant move by a high-profile Wall...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 10:15 AM
A $20 million insurance fraud case against a prominent Bucks County family and two associates will first be heard in district court, against the wishes of the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office.
Judge Thomas G. Gavin on Monday turned down the AG's...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 6:17 PM
Robert Benmosche, the former president and chief executive of AIG who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182-billion government bailout, died of lung cancer Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center, the company said. He was 70.
Benmosche became AIG's...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:51 AM
NEW YORK — Former AIG President and CEO Robert Benmosche, who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182 billion government bailout, has died of lung cancer at age 70, the company announced Friday.
The company says Benmosche died Friday morning at...