- NIH and FDA officials admitted that dangerous, plague-causing bacteria was found outside secure labs.
- Shares of Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N), the world's largest maker of household products, rose 3 percent to $79.65 and helped to support the Dow and S&P 500 after it said it could sell about half of its brands in the next two years and cut jobs.
- The company hired to run the Megatons to Megawatts Program and oversee U.S. purchases of uranium from Russia filed for bankruptcy last week.
- Marriott has moved beyond social media and into the realms of virtual gaming with an industry-first app called Xplor.
- The giant military contractor raised its full-year earnings per share and cash-from-operations forecasts.
- The American golf star has been suffering from minor discomfort.
- New economic data from Asia will be the focus as the fiscal cliff and the next tranche of Greek aid continue to weigh.
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- In 2010 George Huguely was a senior lacrosse star at the University of Virginia, just weeks away from graduation. That May he would also become a killer. Twenty-two year old Huguely had been dating Yeardley Love, a classmate at the University, as well as a lacrosse player. After previous altercations in the months earlier, Huguely violently shook his ex-girlfriends head and repeatedly slammed it into the wall. He left her face down on a pillow, that the Washington Post described as soaked wi...
- Boeing Co has once again reinstated its position as the prime contractor for US defense deal after defeating Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin in a $3.5 billion worth contract.
- Richard Smith, a retired attorney and U.S Navy veteran, has a message for Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., and the rest of the special bipartisan committee in Congress that is trying to reach a deal to cut the deficit.