The presidential race heads into its final two weeks with polls showing a dead heat nationally and some tightening in the most closely competitive states, suggesting the outcome could turn on a mistake or which campaign better mobilizes its forces.
AT&T Inc. proposed offering digital- only telephone service in towns in Alabama and Florida as it moves toward abandoning its aging copper-wire network and escaping the U.S. regulation that goes with it.
Salomon Melgen, the Florida political donor at the center of a criminal probe, said he and Senator Robert Menendez are “like brothers” who spoke weekly, yet his companies never benefited and he broke no laws.
Last year, Marc Kaye suffered a cash shortage. He had tuition to pay at three colleges -- including Harvard and Columbia -- and his insurance business wasn’t generating enough commissions to cover the bills.
Robert W. Norton, who spent 29 years in equity-sales marketing for Lehman Management Co. and its successor firms, Ark Asset Management Co. and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors, died in a motorcycle accident on Dec. 31. He was 61.