Michael J. Fox left prime-time television more than a decade ago to focus on his battle with Parkinson’s disease. Now he’s back, with the help of drugs that keep his own shaking from the illness mostly under control.
Political labels fell aside after the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three as Americans “united in concern for our fellow citizens,” said President Barack Obama, a Democrat. House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, urged the country to “come together with grace and strength.”
Treasuries rose, trimming the biggest monthly drop in more than a year, after an auction generated higher-than-average demand. The dollar strengthened against most major counterparts, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell from an almost four-year high.