A doctor who treats a degenerative eye disease in seniors was paid $21 million by Medicare in 2012, twice the amount received by the next ophthalmologist on a list of 880,000 medical providers released by the government.
Coffee surged to 16-month high as dry weather hurt crops in Brazil, the world’s largest producer, potentially tipping the global market into the first shortage in four years. Sugar rose to a three-month high.
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.
Digital Domain Media Group Inc., the special-effects company that collected millions of dollars in cash and land from taxpayers before filing bankruptcy, should be barred from selling any public property, the Florida city where the company is based said in a court filing.