A huge merger may be brewing in the drug industry. Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca about a takeover, according to the Sunday Times.
New York's Attorney General is set to subpoena online home-rental marketplace Airbnb seeking records to identify users who are illegally renting apartments.
Analysis shows that a tiny group of doctors received $3 million or more apiece in Medicare payments -- a threshold that raises federal regulators' eyebrows.
A patent troll group called Personal Audio is going after podcasting, starting with a lawsuit against Adam Carolla. If Personal Audio wins, we all lose.
Seaworld's "Blackfish" problem is getting worse, with patrons staying home in droves. Here's how the marine life theme park operator can lure them back.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating high-speed trading for possible insider trading, Attorney General Eric Holder will tell lawmakers Friday.
An ignition switch defect linked to deadly crashes and mounting recalls are raising anxiety in GM showrooms, according to dealers.
The Supreme Court rules that a Minnesota rabbi who complained about an airline's frequent flier program, saying his lawsuit is prohibited by federal regulation.
A new U.S. Chamber of Commerce study shows that shareholders make only pennies on the dollar when suing companies over stock losses. The only real winners are the lawyers.
The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress say, as they demand answers from GM's new CEO.
The Supreme Court has expressed interest in deciding an important 401(k) legal matter that could have a profound effect on investors, should it hear the case.
You might also want to add this to marriage vows: in wealth or in poverty. The average wedding last year cost a record $30,000, and that doesn't include the honeymoon.
First time homebuyers have had trouble taking advantage of the recovery, but that could change, as some surprising cities top a list of the best deals for buying a home.
Walmart Stores sued Visa for allegedly conspiring with banks to fix transaction fees, the latest salvo of a multiyear legal fight between retailers and card issuers.
Bank of America agreed to pay $9.3 billion to settle claims that it sold faulty mortgage bonds, helping the bank to end a legal headache left over from the financial crisis.
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over taxes on severance, issuing a decision that may block more than $1 billion in refund claims.
The evidence was simply too overwhelming, jurors say after they convicted five former Bernard Madoff associates of helping to conceal his multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg left a meeting with President Barack Obama unsatisfied with assurances that the government can protect privacy while continuing surveillance.
Hobby Lobby, a business guided by the Bible, wants a religious exemption from the Obamacare rule that employers cover birth control as part of worker-insurance plans.
Twitter access was blocked in Turkey after its prime minister said the microblogging service ignored court orders to remove content related to a government corruption scandal.
A U.S. judge approved a deferred prosecution agreement with Toyota that resolves an investigation into safety issues and could serve as a model in a similar probe of GM.
Toyota's settlement with the U.S. government may deliver relief for Toyota shareholders and customers as a sign the automaker has put the four-year recall debacle behind it.
Google wins a major victory in its fight against claims it illegally scanned private email messages to and from Gmail accounts, defeating a class-action bid by plaintiffs.
New York's top law enforcer has opened a broad investigation into whether U.S. stock exchanges and alternative venues provide high-frequency traders with improper advantages.
SeaWorld lost some musical acts and generated legislative attention following a scathing documentary about killer whales called 'Backlash,' but revenue is growing.