Hewlett-Packard Co. and Xerox Corp. are vying for an estimated $500 million contract to replace New York’s Medicaid management system, the biggest in the U.S., according to two people familiar with the bids.
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Barack Obama’s choice for U.S. health secretary, gained the overwhelming backing of a key committee, sending her nomination to the U.S. Senate for a confirmation vote.
Abu Hamza al-Masri, a Muslim cleric who preached in the U.K. in the 1990s and last week proclaimed in court his admiration for Osama bin Laden, was convicted of supporting a deadly hostage standoff in Yemen and an aborted effort to start a terror training camp in Oregon.
Fifty years ago today, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Michael Robbins heard a murmur. It started at the booth of a Texas firm, Eppler, Guerin & Turner Inc., and got louder, until the 30-year-old trader realized what it was: the sound of a selloff.