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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks.
In a huge international study, an experimental drug for heart failure worked dramatically better than the current backbone of treatment, paving the way for the biggest therapeutic advance in decades.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company.
AstraZeneca P.L.C. stock has been rising for two weeks on growing expectations that the British drugmaker will reengage in merger negotiations with Pfizer Inc. after the partial expiration of a cooling-off period.
Google Inc. is taking its rivalry against Amazon.com Inc. to the skies. The search-engine giant's X laboratory division is developing drones that can handle deliveries, a move that would be in direct competition with the e-commerce company, which is testing its own shipment service using self-flying machines. Google's initiat
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, represented by attorneys from Ballard Spahr L.P., asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in Philadelphia to dismiss or abstain from hearing a lawsuit by the Foxwoods Casino group seeking to retrieve the $50 million license fee Foxwoods paid in 2007.
VENICE, Italy (AP) - Florida's realtors and tourism authorities will probably not be using "99 Homes" in their promotional material.
With a wave of Atlantic City casino closings expected to put more than 6,000 people out of work, Gov. Christie announced Thursday that the state would join with union and business groups to open an employment resource center in the Shore resort.
A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German rival SAP SE in a long-running copyright dispute.
Talking Small Biz: Cora also has a social mission to ensure 1,500 schoolgirls in India get sanitary pads and don't miss classes.
Russian hackers attacked JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks this month in a coordinated assault that resulted in the loss of gigabytes of customer data, according to two people familiar with the investigation.
NEW YORK (AP) - Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she's back in the classroom - in safety glasses and a T-shirt - learning how to be a carpenter.
A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade - a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.
MIAMI (AP) - When El Corral Burgers opened its first U.S. restaurant near Miami last year, Colombian-Americans came in droves to get a taste of home.
MIAMI (AP) - When El Corral Burgers opened its first U.S. restaurant near Miami last year, Colombian-Americans came in droves to get a taste of home.
NEW YORK (AP) - Is it time to cash out of stocks?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.
A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade. Doctors say that a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug cut the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.
The Street: I have several rental properties, and lately I've been spending a ton of money remodeling them because I allow pets. Do you think I should begin refusing tenants with pets?