A meningitis outbreak at Princeton University of a strain not covered by vaccines available in the U.S. has prompted federal health officials to approve import of the drug in an effort to stop the illness.
Bill Ackman, founder of activist hedge-fund manager Pershing Square Capital Management LP, said he would avoid investing in Hewlett-Packard Co. because the cost of evaluating the company would outweigh the benefits.
In the four privately run prisons holding Mississippi inmates last year, the assault rate was three times higher on average than in state-run lockups. None was as violent as the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility.
Friso van Oranje, the brother of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands whose love for a woman led him to renounce his claim to the throne, has died 18 months after a skiing accident left him in a coma. He was 44.
The National Football League may have saved itself from a potentially higher payout -- and a stain on its reputation -- by reaching a $765 million settlement with former players over concussions, according to sports business executives.
Allergan Inc. was ordered by a Virginia jury to pay $212 million to a 67-year-old man who said he got permanent brain damage after being injected with Botox to treat cramps and tremors in his hand in 2007.