Articles by J.J. McGrath
- Magnitude-6.6 Quake Kills At Least 156, Injures 5,500 In China
April 20 2013 12:52 AM
The earthquake, China's worst in three years, occurred Saturday morning in Lushan county near Ya'an city.
- $12B Merger Monday For Life Technologies And Thermo Fisher Scientific?
April 14 2013 7:31 PM
A Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. acquisition of the Life Technologies Corp. appeared close to completion Sunday.
- Manda Fleshes Out Meat Recall To 468,000 Pounds Of Products
April 13 2013 10:58 PM
The Manda Packing Co. has expanded a recall to include 468,000 pounds of meat as a result of possible contamination by Listeria monocytogenes.
- EU Aims At Big Game: Depositors With €100,000+
April 06 2013 11:56 PM
Big-money bank depositors in the European Union have good reason to believe there are targets on their backs.
- Rick Warren's Son Commits Suicide: Matthew Warren Was 27
April 06 2013 9:19 PM
Matthew Warren -- the 27-year-old son of the Rev. Rick Warren, the pastor of the Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif. -- took his own life this weekend.
- Bob Turley, New York Yankees Star Pitcher, Dies At 82
March 31 2013 6:16 PM
Best remembered for a season when he hurled the New York Yankees to one of its most unlikely World Series championships, Bob Turley died Saturday.
- Labor, Business Agree On Key Aspect Of Immigration Reform
March 30 2013 11:27 PM
The AFL-CIO and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce apparently have agreed on an approach to dealing with future guest workers in the country.
- Bargain-Basement Bronx Bombers On Opening Day?
March 30 2013 7:17 PM
Statistically speaking, the cost of the New York Yankees Opening Day lineup will reflect the change in the club between last year and this year.
- Eurogroup Statement On Cyprus [FULL TEXT]
March 24 2013 11:00 PM
Here is the full text of the Eurogroup Statement on Cyprus, as issued in Brussels early Monday.
- Cheap Devices Driving The Tablet Market: IDC
March 24 2013 3:28 PM
A report this week that Amazon has a $99 Kindle Fire HD with a 7-inch display already in production raised more than a few eyebrows.
- The Late Joe Weider, Recalled By Arnold Schwarzenegger
March 23 2013 9:11 PM
Joe Weider, the founder of a multimillion-dollar magazine empire based on bodybuilding, died of heart failure in Los Angeles Saturday.
- Bausch + Lomb Eyes $100M IPO In Hot Equity Market
March 23 2013 4:11 PM
Bausch + Lomb entered 2007 as a publicly traded company and exited it as a privately held one. This year, it plans to do the converse.
- Airbus Hits, Boeing Misses Lion Air $20 Billion Deal
March 17 2013 9:05 PM
Airbus apparently has bested Boeing in landing a megadeal with Indonesian Lion Air that could be worth about €15.3 billion.
- Capital Flight And Cyprus' $13.1 Billion Bailout
March 17 2013 4:51 PM
The Law of Unintended Consequences could come into play because of the Eurogroup's push to tax Cypriot bank depositors.
- SAC Affiliates Settle 2 Insider-Trading Cases For $615.7M
March 16 2013 10:47 PM
One of the settlements set a record as the largest ever reached in an insider-trading case: $601,747,463.22.
- 'How I Would Like A Church ... For The Poor!': Pope
March 16 2013 4:58 PM
The newly elected leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church addressed more than 6,000 media workers Saturday.
- Bumble Bee, Chicken Of The Sea Expand Canned-Tuna Recalls
March 10 2013 7:09 PM
Two of the three biggest players in the U.S. canned-tuna game have expanded voluntary recalls because of concerns about packaging.
- F-35 Lightning II Program Retrofits To Cost $1.7B
March 09 2013 10:52 PM
Solving problems found in flight-testing the planes in the Pentagon's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program will most likely be pricey.
- Who Is Thomas Perez, Presumed To Be The Next Labor Secretary?
March 09 2013 8:43 PM
Thomas E. Perez appears to be U.S. President Barack Obama's choice as the next secretary of labor.
- China's Ghost Towns Haunting On '60 Minutes' [VIDEO]
March 03 2013 10:24 PM
Tales of China's empty cities continue to fascinate because of the country's headlong rush into the development of real estate.