Boeing, Northrop get contracts for nuclear missile work
Air Force picks Boeing and Northrop to continue work on long-range nuclear missile program.
Total expands in North Sea with purchase of Maersk Oil
French oil company Total is strengthening its position in the North Sea with the acquisition of Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk's oil business for $7.45 billion.
LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top managers
The Los Angeles Times' parent company is bringing in a new publisher, editor and other top newsroom managers in a shake-up it says is part of a plan to move one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into the digital age.
US stock indexes inch higher after back-to-back down weeks
U.S. stock indexes edge lower in early trading Monday, holding steady after a back-to-back loss for the Standard & Poor's 500 index over the last two weeks.
Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer
A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.