Nine months into her job as California attorney general, Kamala Harris found herself across the table from lawyers for five of the nation’s biggest lenders, trying to hammer out a deal to help mortgage holders weather the foreclosure crisis.
G. Moffett Cochran, co-founder and chief executive officer of Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc., a New York-based firm catering to wealthy families, which went public in June, has died. He was 63.
Novartis AG plans to close two sites in Europe, move staff from California to the Boston area and cut about 500 jobs in an effort consolidate its research operations, especially in respiratory diseases.
As billionaire Beanie Baby creator H. Ty Warner awaits his sentence for offshore Swiss bank tax evasion, he may find solace in the sentences many similar felons are getting -- probation or prison terms lighter than prosecutors wanted.
Oncologist Bhawna Sirohi hurries to the front of a packed seminar room at Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital on a Thursday afternoon in April. Cramming this meeting into her 12-hour workday, she greets more than three dozen breast cancer patients united by the bright scarves covering their bald heads.
Dascha Polanco, who plays a prisoner in the Netflix show “Orange Is the New Black,” wore a dress with a swatch of blue to the Doe Fund’s gala last night, a nod to the blue uniforms of Doe Fund trainees who clean New York streets.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation gathered more than 170 scientists from around the world this morning to talk with supporters including Maria Baum of Baum Capital Management and Coco Kopelman, mother-in-law of Drew Barrymore.
Deaths from cancer have dropped by more than a million in the past two decades, driven by science that opened new ways to prevent, detect and treat the disease, according to a report by researchers. An aging population could change that trend.