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Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder…

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

US stock indexes hold steady after back-to-back…

U.S. stock indexes were little changed in midday trading on Monday, holding relatively steady following back-to-back losses for the Standard & Poor's 500 index over the last two weeks.

Kurtz: Bannon's war with the media

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the announcement that chief strategist Steve Bannon will be leaving the Trump administration

At $22.6 Million, This Car Has Just Become The…

Move over Jaguar! The Aston Martin DBR1 is now the most expensive British car ever auctioned off!

Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a name: Oreo

Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save…

In a pro-Trump county gripped by addiction and despair, the president's supporters now have differing degrees of faith that he can help turn things around as promised

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Sempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping…

Sempra Energy says it's buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45B in cash, wresting it away from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

These Are Most Expensive Travel Days of the Year

The CEO of FareCompare tells us which two days of the year are the worst to fly. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

Aldi aims for late fall grand opening in Wareham

Russian flight attendant sues airline for…

A Moscow court is due to rule on Tuesday in the case of a flight attendant who is suing Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot for taking her off the sought-after long-haul international flights because of her looks

Liz Weston: The 3 biggest money decisions you'll…

The choices you make about education, marriage and homeownership can greatly improve your odds of building financial stability

Westport woman takes first place in EforAll pitch contest

Herbalife held unsuccessful sale talks

Herbalife says it was recently in talks with a financial institution to become a private company, but those discussions ended last week

Korea tensions keep a lid on global markets

World stocks are mostly lower as joint U.S. and South Korean military drills keep markets on edge and investors await a key meeting of central bankers later this week

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China's Great Wall considers bid for Fiat…

Spokespeople for Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say it is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, in a possible ambitious new step onto the global stage for China's fast-growing auto brands

Coast Guard makes a push to curb harbor oil spills

Target refreshes brands to stay chic and relevant…

Past health chiefs: insurance market stability is…

Three former U.S. health secretaries of both parties say President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress should make stabilizing health insurance marketplaces their immediate goal

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' outdoes 'Logan Lucky' at…

The Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds action comedy "The Hitman's Bodyguard" has taken the top spot at the box office this weekend with an estimated $21.6 million in grosses from 3,337 theaters according to studio estimates Sunday

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

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Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine…

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn stepped down from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts just days before The New Yorker was preparing to publish a lengthy article detailing Icahn's potential conflicts

California lawmakers to tackle housing crisis…

California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S

'Flan Lady' back and bigger than ever in Branford