The yen climbed versus a majority of its 16 major peers after Japan’s Economy Minister Akira Amari said further losses in the currency would negatively affect people and the government’s job is to minimize that.
The Ottawa Senators rallied to beat the top-seeded Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in two overtimes after being half a minute away from a three-games-to-none deficit in their National Hockey League playoff series.
Microsoft Corp. is revamping the Xbox to fend off a breed of competitors ranging from Apple Inc. to Facebook Inc. Those companies were nowhere in gaming when the software maker debuted its last version five years ago.
Republicans defended Mitt Romney against criticism from Democrats that he avoided taxes by keeping money stashed overseas. Those roles are now reversed with the disclosure that President Barack Obama’s pick to run the Commerce Department does the same thing.
President Barack Obama is facing a make-or-break week as he tries to seize control of three scandal story lines that could upend one of the top priorities of his second term: revising the nation’s immigration laws.
Standard physicals are, well, pretty standard. During a visit geared more toward detecting disease than preventing it, your doctor makes you cough and checks your numbers. If there’s an abnormality -- your blood pressure has spiked or your liver enzymes are elevated -- it’s your schedule that suffers as you’re shuttled between specialists.