The blockbuster $18.7 billion oil spill settlement unveiled Thursday between the U.S. government and oil company BP gave the Justice Department what it wanted: the biggest environmental fine ever levied against a corporation.
U.S health insurer Aetna Inc (AET.N) is nearing an agreement to buy rival Humana Inc (HUM.N) in a cash and stock deal, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.
At this point in its long recovery, the U.S. economy has plenty of jobs and few of the fruits that were expected to come with them.
Oil headed for the biggest weekly decline since March as a rebound in U.S. drilling added to signs that producers will pump into an oversupplied market.
As the manager of her husband's rock band, Jill Meniketti has booked many flights over the past 12 years. She used to buy tickets for the San Francisco-based band, Y&T, two months in advance; now she makes it three to ensure seats for the eight-member ...