Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 2:41am
British American Tobacco offered Friday to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company and bring together brands like Camel, Dunhill, and Newport.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 11:50pm
Evan Bayh says that his Indianapolis condominium has long been his home, and that he has spent "lots and lots" of time there since deciding to run for his old Senate seat. But a copy of his schedule shows Bayh did not stay overnight there once during his last year in office in 2010.
Janie Har, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 9:11pm
Saying that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Caleb Jones, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 9:01pm
Federal officials cannot enforce a contract being proposed by the commercial fishing industry as a solution to concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.
Alison Noon, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 6:32pm
Political donors have spent a record $458 million on 17 statewide November ballot initiatives in California, beating the state's own record for the most spent on propositions appearing on state ballots in a single year, campaign reports filed Thursday show.
Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted Oct 20th - 6:31pm
Fearing final rejection by a small Belgian region, leaders of the European Union warned early Friday that if a free trade deal with a close partner like Canada fails it could mean the end of such agreements with any other country.