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Valeant to buy Bausch + Lomb for $8.7B

Canadian drugmaker Valeant¬†Pharmaceuticals said Monday that it will pay $8.7 billion to…

Will justices take note of new gay marriage laws?

Three U.S. states and three countries have approved same-sex unions just in…

Big stores nix credit card settlement, file suit

Some of the country's largest retailers, including Target Corp. and Macy's Inc.,…

Gov. Brown keeps pressing climate change crusade

Gov. Jerry Brown warned scientists and policymakers Thursday that they are losing…

Health reform plans, pricing released in California

Californians are finally getting to see what "Obamacare" means for them. President…

I-5 bridge collapses in NW Wash.; people in water

The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon collapsed…

Obama sees narrower terror threat, defends drones

President Barack Obama sought Thursday to advance the U.S. beyond the unrelenting…

Brown defends California's business climate

Gov. Jerry Brown acted Wednesday as California's cheerleader-in-chief, countering the state's anti-business…

Republican wins Central Valley state Senate race

A Republican has won a hotly contested state Senate contest in the…

Tesla uses stock, note sale to repay government

Tesla¬†Motors, which makes a highly acclaimed $70,000 electric car, has paid off…

Twitter adds security measure to logins

Twitter is adding an extra security measure to users' accounts in an…

Apple's Cook faces Senate questions on taxes

The Senate dragged Apple Inc., the world's most valuable company, into the…

Fire chief says search almost complete in Oklahoma

The search for survivors and the dead is nearly complete in the…

Gay Florida teen charged for underage girlfriend

An 18-year-old Florida cheerleader is facing felony charges that she had sexual…

Microsoft touts Xbox One as all-in-1 entertainment

Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company unveiled the Xbox One,…

Top figures barred from Iran's June ballot

Iran's election overseers removed potential wild-card candidates from the presidential race Tuesday,…

Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51

A monstrous¬†tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City…

More Obama aides knew of IRS audit; Obama not told

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew…

Panel: Apple uses firms outside US to avoid taxes

Apple Inc. employs a group of affiliate companies located outside the United…

Yahoo looks to regain its cool with Tumblr deal, Flickr reboot

After falling woefully out of fashion, Yahoo wants to be cool again…