The health-care website’s improved performance has both U.S. political parties shifting strategies, with President Barack Obama’s team preparing a January advertising blitz and a wave of celebrity promotions to boost enrollment, allies said.
Albert “Jack” Stanley, the former KBR Inc. chief executive officer, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for bribing Nigerian officials to win $6 billion in natural gas contracts for the company and its partners.
Transocean Ltd. must comply with a subpoena from a joint panel of the U.S. Coast Guard and Minerals Management Service that is investigating the explosion that sank the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig off the Louisiana coast, killing 11 and causing the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
As the sun sets over Jerusalem’s Old City and a performer plays a mystical solo on a curved ram’s horn, Glenn Beck appears before an audience near the southern wall of the Temple Mount, a sacred site for both Jews and Muslims that they have battled over for centuries.
Four Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke asking if investments in the commodities business by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. pose risks to the economy.
For more than 60 years, the Tennessee Gas Pipeline has linked natural-gas wells in Texas to customers in the north. Until last year, it paid federal corporate income taxes on its earnings, setting aside $107 million in 2011 alone.
BP Plc , whose potential liability for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has lawmakers and analysts raising the specter of bankruptcy, would be unlikely to avoid paying claims by seeking court protection, Bloomberg News’ Margaret Cronin Fisk and Linda Sandler reported after speaking with restructuring experts.