Chevron Corp. helped write the first-in-the-nation rule ordering reduced carbon emissions from cars and trucks. Its biofuels chief spoke at the ceremony where California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the executive order in 2007, the same year the oil company pledged to develop a gasoline replacement from wood.
Doctors cheered last year when the U.S. gave its first approvals for drugs to combat obesity in more than a decade. Eight months later, the two treatments have yet to catch on with consumers or investors.
As a perennially youthful Broadway song-and-dance man, Martin Moran clomped across the stage as a knight in “Spamalot,” went down with the ship in “Titanic” and donned a swastika-emblazoned armband in “Cabaret.”
Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy unit president told a California surgeon months before 93,000 metal hip implants were recalled that sales would be halted, without explaining that the devices were increasingly failing, the doctor testified.
Bill Lerach, the convicted felon once labeled the lawyer who brought corporate America to its knees, was giving a tour of his six-acre estate when he noticed pots of bamboo lined up at the end of the driveway.
Michael Dell is extending a lucrative relationship reaching back to the late 1990s with his pick of Silver Lake Management LLC, the largest technology-focused private-equity firm, to pursue a $24.4 billion leveraged buyout of his computer company.