| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:12 PM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Johnson & Johnson has accepted an offer of about $4 billion from the private equity firm the Carlyle Group to buy its Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics business.
J&J said Monday that the deal for the blood-testing unit should close...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:09 AM
In October the Library of Congress opened a new exhibition featuring the first map of the United States — the first ever to depict the Stars and Stripes. It was printed in New Haven in 1784 by a Connecticut engraver, Abel Buell, just half a year...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis.
Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: January PPI, January housing starts, January building permits, weekly mortgage applications
Local earnings: Cobra Electronics, Rubicon Technology Inc., Zebra Technologies
Other earnings: Acadia Healthcare, American Railcar Industries, Carlyle...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:30 AM
FilmFlex Movies, the British video-on-demand joint venture of Sony Pictures Television and The Walt Disney Co., has been acquired by digital-video services firm Vubiquity.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. FilmFlex was formed in 2005 as a joint...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:07 PM
In agreeing to pay $3 billion to acquire Beats, Apple Inc. is betting that two music industry insiders can help restore some of its fading cool among young consumers while also helping it reinvent a troubled digital music business.
The largest deal in...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Republican Neel Kashkari of Laguna Beach has collected just over $4 million for his gubernatorial campaign, nearly half of it from his own pocket, according to a finance report that he filed with the state Thursday.
The former investment banker and...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Apple Inc. is nearing a deal to buy Beats Electronics LLC, the premium headphone maker that recently launched a subscription streaming music service.
The Cupertino tech giant would pay $3.2 billion for Beats, according to a person with knowledge of the...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Apple Inc., in what would be the largest acquisition ever for the tech giant, is close to buying high-end headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion.
The talks between Apple of Cupertino, Calif., and Beats Electronics of Culver City were first...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The Washington Monument will emerge bruised but not broken for its grand reopening Monday, when visitors will once again be zipping up the elevators of the capital's tallest attraction.
The 555-foot obelisk has been closed since August 2011, when a rare...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:59 AM
After three years of renovations, the Washington Monument reopened to the public Monday with some visible bruises, as thousands gathered to celebrate the restoration of the capital’s tallest monument.
"Today" show weatherman Al Roker, Interior...