The University of Florida and Wichita State University, schools that went undefeated through their conference schedules, remained at the top of the Associated Press men’s college basketball Top 25 poll.
McDonald’s Corp., the world’s largest restaurant chain, has begun offering pastries in some locations, part of an effort to turn around declining U.S. sales by attracting more customers in the morning.
California is parched. The state’s worst drought in decades has left its reservoirs half-naked, if not skeletal. Officials say 17 communities could run out of drinking water this summer; some are considering mandatory rationing; and 500,000 acres in the state may be left fallow.
This time last year, the chairman and chief executive officer of Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the world’s biggest generic drugmaker, were foreigners. Miami billionaire Phillip Frost led the board and Jeremy Levin, a South African, was CEO. They were the first non- Israelis to hold those positions.
In San Diego, 50 percent of the population rents and the remaining 50 percent are homeowners. And in the past year the San Diego real estate market has seen an 14.5 percent increase in value, with a median sales price of $435,400, according to Zillow.