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  • Ocwen and Gilead are big market movers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Ocwen Financial Corp., down $5.89 to $16.01 The subprime mortgage servicer’s…

  • Wife of Cuban agent freed from US expecting baby

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is celebrating the return of three intelligence agents imprisoned in the United States for more than a decade, and the joyful but puzzling news that one of their wives is expecting…

  • US stocks push to record highs, continuing a rally

    The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed at record highs Monday as the market delivered its fourth gain in as many trading days. Pharmaceutical and technology stocks were among…

  • Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer fired after fatally shooting a mentally ill black man in April won’t face criminal charges, the county’s top prosecutor said Monday, a decision that prompted the man’s…

  • W.Va eye doctor’s art exhibit appeals to the touch

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Touching the art is a no-no at most museums. At Dr. Stephanie Skolik’s exhibit, it’s encouraged. At the Huntington Museum of Art, Skolik melds oil, pastel, watercolor, charcoal and other types…

  • Do heart patients fare better when doctors away?

    CHICAGO (AP) — Doctors joke that if you’re going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be at a big national gathering of heart specialists. But a new study suggests some older hospitalized…

  • Cutler to start finale for Bears with Clausen out

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Quarterback Jay Cutler is returning to the Chicago Bears’ lineup and will start the final game of the season after Jimmy Clausen suffered a concussion. The Bears are going back…

  • Arizona to change drugs it uses in executions

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona officials said Monday they are changing the drugs they use in executions after an inmate in July gasped repeatedly over the course of nearly two hours while being put to…

  • Appeals court strikes down NC abortion law

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A North Carolina law requiring abortion providers to show and describe an ultrasound to the pregnant woman is “ideological in intent” and violates doctors’ free-speech rights, a federal appeals court ruled…

  • Express Scripts turns to AbbVie in huge hepatitis C deal

    The nation’s largest pharmacy benefits manager is throwing its weight into the fight over high-cost hepatitis C drugs with a coverage restriction that might ultimately lower prices and improve patient access to groundbreaking treatments for…

  • Skiers have reservations over airbag safety system

    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some skiers are concerned they will turn into the puffy “Michelin Man” when they are not supposed to. Others are afraid they will lose precious hundredths of a second due…

  • AP poll: Police killings of blacks voted top story of 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere — and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired — was the top news story of 2014, according to The…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS-US OPEN Stocks extend rally NEW YORK (AP) — Major stock indexes have edged mostly higher today, but the gains are being held back by discouraging data on U.S. home sales and a deepening…

  • Appeals court nixes NC abortion ultrasound law

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has struck down a North Carolina law requiring abortion providers to show and describe an ultrasound to the pregnant woman, even if she refuses to look or…

  • Penguins being tested for mumps

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins just can’t seem to shake the mumps. The team sent backup goaltender Thomas Greiss and forwards Brandon Sutter and Steve Downie home from Florida on Monday to undergo testing…